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FETAC Level 5 Course

FETAC Level 5 Course

St Kevin’s Community College will continue to run FETAC Level 5 course next September. The college is offering a Business Studies & Office Administration course and is accepting enrolments for September 2013. This course is full time, however, it may also be taken on a part-time basis and the College will facilitate those applying who may wish to complete the course over a two year period. Student grants available. For further information, contact St Kevin’s Community College at 045-406000 orCatherineOconnell@wicklowvec.ie

Ladies Football

Dunlavin GAA club are hoping to start a ladies football team. If you are interested you can contact Josephine Sinnott or Pauline Allen.


Sympathy is extended to Anders Bostrim and family, Friar Hill on the death of his mother last week. May she rest in peace.

Fr. Willie Walsh Walk

Fr. Willie was presented with a cheque for €4,050, proceeds from the annual walk which goes to help with his ongoing work in Kenya. The committee would like to thank all who supported.

Dunlavin Inn Golf Society

The incoming committee for 2013 Captain Anthony Deering, Vice Captain PJ Harte, Secretary Andrew Dunne, Treasurer, Carmel Caplis, Handicap Secretary Keith Willis, Committee Peter O’ Connor, Paul Kirby, Johnny Allen, David Carty, David Corrigan, and David O’ Toole. Cup Challenge Captain David O’ Toole. First outing for 2013 will take place on February 23rd to Athy, tee time 10 am –11am. The March outing will be to the K Club on the 30th, meet at 8.30 am for breakfast and tee time 10-11am. Cost E40 which includes breakfast. New members always welcome cost €30.

Table Quiz

Donard / Glen Camogie club are hosting a table quiz in Toomey’s Pub, Donard on February 8th at 9.30pm. Table of 4 €30. All support welcome.


Yoga for beginners has started in Scoil Nioclais Naofa on Tuesday nights from 7pm to 8.30pm. Enquiries to Patricia on 0851981834.

Culture bus

The next outing will be on Sunday February 10th to the National Concert Hall for Casta Diva (The life, loves and music of Maria Callas) Details 0879693960.

Flower Club

The February meeting of the flower club will take place on the 13th 2013 at 8pm in the Jonathon Swift Hall. A gardening talk on “Winter Colour with Spring in mind “ by Peter O’ Toole.

Table Quiz

Scoil Nioclais Naofa are hosting a table quiz on March 2nd in Dunlavin Inn. Your support would be appreciated. Team of 4 €40.

Meals on Wheels

The new rota for meals on wheels is being drawn up for 2013 and volunteers are being sought. The meals are cooked on a Tuesday morning in the Jonathan Swift Hall and then distributed to Dunlavin, Donard and the Glen of Imaal. If anyone would like to volunteer to cook or drive they would be very welcome. Contact 0879693960 if you have a few hours to spare on a Tuesday.

Violin and Cello lessons

From January there are a few vacancies in Children’s

Cello and Violin lessons, which take place in Dunlavin National School. Violin lessons are on Saturdays and Cello lessons on Tuesday afternoons. Instruments are available for hire. Please contact Lisa preferably on her email lisabyrne1964@gmail.com or text 087-6301997, as soon as possible to put your name on a waiting list

Hope(d) Counselling Services

Hope(d) counselling services 3 Limerick Lane, Newbridge, Co.Kildare established in 2003 have been providing counselling services in the Kildare area for the past nine years. Our counsellors offer support in numerous areas, including depression, suicidal thoughts, anxiety, bereavement, low self esteem, addiction and many more.

To book an appointment please call 087 1513535.

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