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Sympathy is extended to the Phelan family on Church Terrace on the death of their mother Clare last week. Clare who was predeceased by her husband John and son Sean is mourned by Noleen, Colette,Clare, Eileen, Michael, Oliver, Brian and Pat and many relatives and friends. Funeral took place in Dunlavin on Tuesday March 12th 2013. May Clare rest in peace.

Tidy Towns AGM

Dunlavin Tidy Town’s AGM will be held in the Imaal Hall on Monday 25 March at 8pm. All are welcome. The Tidy Towns are looking for volunteers to help raise funds for our annual draw and keep our town free of litter.

Buala Bus in West Wicklow

The County Wicklow Playbus Project, supported by County Wicklow VEC (Adult Basic Education), are delighted to be bringing Buala Bus back to West Wicklow. We will arrive in Dunlavin on the morning of Monday 25th March (outside The Church of Ireland) 10am - 12noon and then off to Glending, Blessington in the afternoon from 2pm - 4pm. Please ‘like’ our Facebook page, Buala Bus, to stay up to date with all information. We look forward to meeting you and your little ones! There is a €2 charge per family unit to come on board. Any queries can be directed to or you can phone our office on 0404-32575. These times are subject to change at short notice in unforeseen circumstances. 

Wicklow Rose

Congratulations to Sarah Whelan, Logatryna, on becoming the Wicklow Rose last week. The event was held in the Arklow Bay Hotel. Sarah is a daughter of Eddie and Mary Whelan and she will compete in the regional final in Portlaoise at the beginning of June. Well done Sarah.

Support Group

For Family and Friends Affected by Suicide. This confidential support group, established in conjunction with HOPE(D)  welcomes people from all areas in Kildare. We meet the first Wednesday of each month at the Aras Building (beside Fas) Main Street, Newbridge at 8pm. Our aim is to connect with people where members can share experiences, advice or just listen providing sympathetic understanding towards one another. For people who have lost a loved one to suicide and would like to connect with others who have gone through the same experience please feel free to come along. Please do not hesitate to contact Jacinta on 087 2229695should you require more information.

Culture Bus

The Culture bus will travel to see The Lion King at the Bord Gais Energy Theatre on May 26th 2013 . Bus will leave from Dunlavin Inn at 2.30 pm show. Enquiries to 0879693960.

Culture Cafe

Just a quick reminder that the next Culture Cafe takes place on the last Monday of the month, March 25th at 8p.m. in Davidstown Schoolhouse and will have an Easter ‘Egg’ Theme as well as the usual coffee and chat. All are welcome.

And keep Saturday, April 13th free for the Tinahely Courthouse Tribute to Paul Simon which takes place upstairs in Timmins Bar, Baltinglass at 8.30p.m. This event is also promoted by West Wicklow Arts Network and admission is €10. For further information contact Conor 0879048085

Ladies Football

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

Dunlavin Inn Golf Society

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 €40 which includes breakfast. New members always welcome cost €35. Great opportunity to explore all the best courses at good rates. Join now.


Enrolments are now been taken for Scoil Nioclais Naofa Junior School for September. Application forms available from the school. Telephone 045 401459.

Doyle’s Butchers

To be in with a chance for the Easter draw just log on to their website and answer a simple question. Some wonderful recipes on the site.

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