Well done

Well done

Congratulations to Amy Barrett, Crehelp on finishing 5th in the Community Games Solo singing competition, Amy just lost out by one point. Amy is the daughter od Dave and Antoinette Barrett.

Summer Camps

Golf Summer Camps will take place in Rathsallagh Golf Club each Saturday from 2-3pm. This caters for 6-14 year olds. Price €10 includes range balls and chocolate bar. No booking, just come along.

Ladies Social Morning

Ladies social morning in Rathsallagh Golf Club Monday and Wednesday 10.30-11.30am includes golf lesson and coffee afterwards. €15, no booking necessary

30th Dunlavin Festival of Arts

The 30th Dunlavin Festival of Arts kicks off on June 15th with a full weekend of events taking place. The festival will be officially opened on Friday 15th at 7pm by Mark Deering (Sky Ireland) There will be a huge variety of art on display in 6 different spaces. The musical Showboat will be performed open air in Deering’s Milltown at 7.30pm on Friday and Saturday evening and 3pm on Sunday June 17th. A juvenile disco will take place in the Imaal Hall from 18.30-21pm and a Set Dance Ceili in the Jonathan Swift Hall at 21.30pm. Saturday will feature Children’s Theatre, Children’s Bakery Competition Display, Horse Show, and Bingo in the Imaal Hall.

On Sunday the Annual Craft Fair takes place in the Imaal Hall, A Family Fair will take place on Dunlavin Green along with the Children’s Parade, and dog show at 10pm. Lots of fun for all the family over the weekend.


Sympathy is extended to Sheilagh McNamara on the death of her husband Sean last week. Sean is also mourned by his sisters Elizabeth, Anne and Brigid , his brother Kevin and many relatives and friends. Seans funeral took place in Hollywood following con-celebrated Mass on Monday May 28th 2012. May Sean rest in peace.

Dunlavin Inn Golf Society

The winners of last weeks outing to Coollattin were P.J Harte, Peter O’Connor, Derek Ryan and Christy bracken. They will compete in the Dunlavin GAA classic in Rathsallagh thanks to the sponsorship of Dunlavin Inn.

Donard/Glen Daycare

Donard /Glen Daycare are now enrolling for ECCE free playschool year, Junior Playschool, full time and part time daycare. After school and breakfast club. Please contact 045/404522 or 08777522613 or www.donardglendaycare@hotmail.com.


The musical Showboat will be staged on June 15th and 16th at 7.30pm and Sunday June 17th at 3pm in Deering’s farm Milltown. Tickets from any member of the Milltown Singers or the parish office.

Set Dance Ceili

A set dance ceili will take place on June 15th 2012 at 9.30pm in the Jonathan Swift School Hall. Proceeds in aid of St. Brigids Hospice on the Curragh.

Kildare Steiner School

The Kildare Steiner School are currently enrolling pupils for primary and kindergarten for September. The school is situated at Rathargid, Gormanstown, Dunlavin. For further information contact 045 401919.

Jonathan Swift National School

A car boot sale will take place in the school grounds during the Festival of Arts on Sunday June 17th from 12noon to 6pm. Cars €10, Vans €15. Set up from 11am.

On June 29th Rathsallagh Golf Club are hosting a major fundraiser for the Jonathan Swift school. Please support this fun golf event followed by BBQ and music. Golfers :4 ball plus BBQ €50. BBQ €25. Golf 12-6pm. BBQ 6pm till late. Enquiries and booking to golf club 045/403316. (BBQ enquiries to 045/601611).