Dunlavin news

Summer Solstice

Summer Solstice

HOPE cancer support centre summer solstice ceremony of light and healing takes place on Curracloe Beach on June 21st at 8pm.Come along for a very special ceremony where which will lift the spirits. Bring a candle and wear yellow please.

Dunshane open day

The Annual Camphill Dunshane open day will take place on Sunday June 24 from 2-5.30pm. Lots of family activities planned for the day. Games, family fun, crafts, food, live music. All welcome. Admission free.

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

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

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

On June 29 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).

Used postage stamps

Please keep you used postage stamps from your Christmas cards for St Patrick’s Missions Kiltegan who can use them to fundraise. Used stamps can be dropped into the parish office anytime. Thanks to all who have donated stamps over the past years.

Photocopying service

A photocopying service is available in the Parish Centre, telephone 045/401871 for details.

St Vincent de Paul

The telephone number for the local branch is 0857274194.and the contact number for the Samaritans 1850-60-90-90.


Bingo takes place in the Imaal Hall every Saturday night at 9pm. The funds raised by the Bingo goes towards the upkeep of the Imaal Hall - worth supporting.