Writers Group

Writers Group

The writers group will meet in Meitheal on May 26th at 11am. All welcome.

Golf Society

The result of the Dunlavin Inn Golf Society to Tulfarris were 1st Paul Kirby, 2nd Andrew Dunne, 3rd Peter O’ Connor, F9 Dave Carty, B 9 Christy Bracken. Next outing will take place on Sunday May 27th to Coollattin. First round of match play competition must be played by then. The society Ryder Cup competition will take place on June 16th anyone interested in playing should contact Anthony Deering on 0870530696.


Camphill Community would like to thank all who supported their recent head shave and dye which took place in Meitheal Coffee shop last week. The event raised €700 for cancer research.


Sympathy is extended to the family of Hamilton Delargy formerly of Tournant, Dunlavin who died last week. Funeral took place in Dublin. May Hamilton rest in peace.

Tidy Towns

As part of this years “Spring Clean “ the committee are organising the cleaning of several areas in the town on Saturday May 19th 2012 from9.30am to 11.30am.If you are aware of any particular area that requires attention please contact some of the committee. The committee are inviting residents to give an hour or two to help in this voluntary effort to make the town look its best. Gloves and rubbish bags will be provided on the day. Meeting point will be the monument on the Fair Green.

The annual raffle will take place on Saturday June 2nd in the Imaal Hall. There will be 10 prizes of €150, €75, and €50. your support would be appreciated. All funds raised will go back into improving our town.

Car Boot Sale

A car boot sale, flea market & tea /cake sale will take place on May 27th 2012 at the Kildare Steiner School 2-5pm. €10 per car boot. Children’s play area and HB ice-cream party in aid of Down Syndrome Ireland. Details yuki@moyleabbey.ie

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)

Fetac Level 5

Enrolments are now being taken for a Fetac Level 5 in Business and office Administration for September 2012. The course is full time, however it may be possible to facilitate those applying who may wish to complete it in 2 years.Student Grants available. For further information telephon 045/406000 or email info@colaistepc.ie

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.


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


Check out the Dunlavin and District Forum’s website at www.ddf.ie.


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 and well worth supporting.

Library Opening Hours

Dunlavin library opening hours are as follows Tuesday 6.30pm to 8.30pm, Wednesday 3pm – 5pm and 6.30 –8.30pm, Friday 11am –1pm and 3pm to 5pm, Saturday 11am -1pm. Closed on the Saturdays of Bank Holiday weekends.