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WEST WICKLOW HISTORICAL SOCIETY EVENT: Tuesday 7 November 8.00pm @ Dunlavin Library (Market House) Launch of West Wicklow Historical Society Journal No. 9 by Councillor Edward Timmins, Chairman of Wicklow County Council Edited by Chris Lawlor and Donal McDonnell, Journal No. 9 features articles on diverse subjects such as sheep wash holes, the Plymouth Brethren in Baltinglass, fresh water wildlife, the Dublin to Blessington tram, medieval crescent stones, wool weaving in the 1820s and the origin of the Baltinglass place-name Lathaleere. The Wicklow Grand Jury presentments for 1793 are reproduced and there is an account of the financial impact of the Civil War on West Wicklow in 1922-1923. Stories of individuals are included, with contributions on Ernest Molyneux of the Decoy in the Great War and the emigration to Queensland of Denis Gavin and Ellen Murphy. The Boystown Lordship 1650-1850 is another subject, while there is also a report on the recent archaeological digs on Baltinglass Hill. The new Journal has 170 pages and the price is €10.
Dunlavin Forum present a night at the races 🏇🏿 on Oct 21st in Burke's Bar starting at 9pm. It's in aid of the Christmas Lights upgrade. To keep our town looking bright and cheerful during the festive season please buy a horse for €10. Prize money of €50 per race. The Christmas lights create a welcoming atmosphere important for the local economy and for our residents & visitors. 🌲
Best of luck to James Whelan on his cycle from the West to Dunlavin to raise funds for The Irish Cancer society. Donations can be made on Gofundme.com
Good to see funding coming to West Wicklow
Dunlavin Residents Association
Hi All Thanks to all who have handed in pics in the last few days, pics sent through Facebook are unfortunately not of good enough quality for printing, please remember this. There are so many good memories out there to share with friends and family, please pass to any committee member or the parish centre Many thanks📸📸📸📸 Hi All Please note the 'Dunlavin Residents Association' are collecting new and old photos for their annual calendar. Our calendar has proven to be a big hit and is sent to many friends and family living abroad....who love to reminise about our beautiful village. If you would like to share fond memories or pics of your loved ones please pm our page or drop your picture to Orna in the parish centre. All originals will be returned Thank you xxx
The 'Dunlavin Residents Association' would like to thank the Wicklow County Council for prioritising our request in repairing the fencing along the Churchill estate. This posed a serious safety risk for small children when playing football. Thank you