Aileach Grand Variety Night

Aileach Football Club is hosting a Grand Variety Night, In the Half-Way House, Tooban, next Friday, October 17. Doors open at 8.30pm, with curtain up at 9pm. There will be a host of talented local artists taking to the stage on the night, as well as a hilarious comedy sketch, written by Fahan’s own Maureen Boyle. She said: “The sketch is called ‘You Only Live Once’ and will be performed by The Aileach Players. This is my third comic sketch and I couldn’t get anyone to play the nosey neighbour, so I’ve had to do it myself! We are looking forward to a great night!” Admission 5 euro for adults and 3 euro for children.

A Harvest Thanksgiving Service will be held in Fahan Presbyterian Church this Sunday at 7.30pm, followed by a Harvest Supper in the church hall. Neighbours and friends are very welcome as we give thanks for a bountiful harvest.We welcome into the Christian community Luke McCay Doherty, Moress, Inch Island.

Congratulations to Lena and Vincent Sherry who recently celebrated fifty years of marriage.

We offer our sympathy to family and friends of Reggie Ryan, Fahan, who died during the week, and also to Eileen Wallace, Bridgend, on the death of her brother Dan Gibbons, Drung.

The Irish Wheelchair Association would like to thank everyone who contributed to the tea/coffee day in the Plaza which raised 598.36 euro.

The McCaul Academy Irish dancing classes have resumed on Mondays at 4.45pm, in St. Aengus NS, Bridgend. Edel Concannon’s Monday Irish dancing class from 5-6pm in St Mary’s Hall in Burt. Set-dancing classes in the Fowler hall on Mondays at 8pm. Inch Hall is the venue for the Sarah Mc Gowan School of Irish Dancing classes every Wednesday, from 6pm to 7.30pm. Contact:07856985306 for further information. Céilí classes have resumed in Inch Hall, every Wednesday at 8.30pm.

A ‘Slim R Us’ class is held every Thursday, from 6.30pm to 7.30pm, in Burt Hall. Contact Karen McGlinchey on 0863470798.

Friday Night football has resumed at Burt CLG clubhouse for ages 7 to 14 from 6:30pm to 8pm and the cost is 2 euro per child.

Gaelic4MothersandOthers football takes placein Burt pitch on Tuesdays, from 7pm to 8pm. Contact Dara on 086 2077409.

A Big Bingo for St Aengus’ Chapel, Burt, Restoration Fund is taking place this Sunday at 3pm, in St Mary’s Hall, Burt.

Fahan ICA will meet on Tuesday, October 14, at 8pm in the Nazareth House.

Reverend Jim Lamont and the members of Burt Presbyterian Church extend a warm welcome to the wider Burt community to join with them for their Harvest Thanksgiving Service, on Sunday, October 19, at 7.30pm. There will be special praise items from the Choir under the direction of organist Mark Smith. The offering will be for the Church Repair Fund. Tea will be served in the Hall.

September’s Parish Draw winners were: Rosaleen Strain (Promoter: Fr McGoldrick); James Green (Promoter: Kathleen Grant); John G Doherty (Promoter: Karan Diver); and Noel Coyle.

The Friends of Letterkenny General Hospital will hold their Annual Church Gate collection this weekend. Please give generously.

The recent Burt GAA draw winners were Kathleen Grant and Martha Callaghan.

The Good and new cancer bus fund raising dance / variety show will take place on October 25, in the Clanree Hotel, from 8.00pm to 2.00am. Tickets cost 20 euro. Contact the shop in Letterkenny, Jeanette on 0862119758, or pay at the door. The music is by Buzz.

Station Masses will take place at 7.00pm, on Friday, October 17, in the home of Eileen Donaghey, Ballyderowen and 7.30pm, on Friday, October 24, in the home of Martin and Marion Dalton, Lisfannon.

There is a vacancy on our Pastoral Council. Please contact Eddie Murphy 074 9360313, Fr McGoldrick, Fr Crowley or any member of the Council.