Big quiz night in the Scarvey

Buncrana GAA is holding a Big Quiz tonight beginning at 9pm, in aid of Buncrana Nursing Unit in the Scarvey Clubhouse.

Entry is 5 euro per person with a maximum of 6 per team. All proceeds will go to the Nursing Unit.

Tea/coffee will be provided, please feel free to bring your own wine/beer if you wish. A great night is guarenteed,so get studying!

The Inishowen Network for Older People is holding a Halloween Tea Dance this Sunday, 21st October from 3–6 p.m. in the Lake of Shadows. Music by Hugh P. And Maria and admission is 5 euro. For more details and to arrange transport telephone 087 9861606 or 932291.

A Ceili in aid of St. Oran’s N.S., Cockhill will be held tonight in the Community Hall, Cockhill with music by Cottage Ceili Band. Dancing from 9 p.m. – 12 midnight and admission is 5 euro which includes tea.

Scoil Naomh Padraig Drumfries is hosting a cofffee morning next Friday, October 26th from 10.30am-12 noon in aid of the local branch of St Vincent de Paul. Everyone welcome and we look forward to seeing you on the day.

Desertegney community playgroup will be holding their annual Halloween disco for all pre school and primary school aged childre on Sunday, 28th October from 3-5pm in the parish hall in Linsfort. All parents must stay to supervise their own children. Prizes for best Hallowe’en costume and best dancers. Lots of spooky games including bobbing for apples, and making your own chocolate apples. Face painting and lots of other fun activities so come along and join us. Admission is 3 euro per child.

Scoil Iosagain is looking for old mobile phones to exchange them for iPads to be used in Special Needs classes. Please leave phones in school reception.

The Annual Service of Remembrance for Children will take place on Wednesday, 28th November at 8 p.m. in Cockhill Church.

Tullyarvan Mill is organising a Clay Play Day to be held during the Halloween holidays on Tuesday, 30th October for children aged 7-12 years old. For booking and information please contact Tullyarvan Mill on 9361613.

A Charity Whist Drive is held in the Shanty Bar, Greencastle every Thursday night at 8.30pm. Everyone welcome. Contact 086 60764367 for more details.

Buncrana Hearts F.C. will hold its AGM in O’Flaherty’s tonight at 8 p.m. All welcome. For further information telephone 086 1616337.

A Beginners 7 week Pilates Course will commence on Wednesday 7th November from 7 - 8 p.m. 70 euro per course. To book course ring Claire on 93 62723 or 0863811632. Intermediate Pilates are held every Monday at 7 p.m. and on Tueday mornings at 10 a.m.

Step Aerobics every Wed at 7 - 8pm. 7 euro per class. All classes in Buncrana Leisure Centre. Spin Classes are now being held in the Buncrana Leisure Centre - Morning classes 7 a.m. and 9.45 a.m. Evening classes 6 p.m. and 7 p.m., with fully qualified male and female instructors. For further details contact 9361000

Natural Health Center classes include a new ‘Body BurnWorkout’ every Tuesday and Thursday at 7 p.m. Zendao Combative beginners’ classes start on Thursday, 20th and every Thursday at 8 p.m. Telephone 9362606.

Buncrana Youth Club winter programme – Mondays and Thursdays, boys’ soccer 4 – 5.30 p.m. Tuesdays, basketball 6.30 – 7.30 p.m. Wednesdays, girls’ club 4 – 5.30 p.m. Thursdays, Arts/Crafts 6.30 – 8.30 p.m.

Boxing is on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays – boys 6.30 – 7.30 p.m., men, 7.30 p.m. Children may attend directly after school with their parents’ permission for ages 7 – 13. Telephone Marcella 9361594 for further information.

Parish Draw winners, 500 euro – Agnes McLaughlin, Cockhill Park, promoter 30 euro Agnes McLaughlin; 2nd 300 euro – Roisin Porter, c/o Nursing Unit, promoter 20 euro Tessie Doherty; 3rd 150 euro – Frances Jackson, Owenkirk, promoter 20 euro Brendan O’Donnell.

The winning numbers in the 3,120 euro, G.A.A. jackpot lotto draw were 4 – 6 – 11 – 15. There was no jackpot winner, 20 euro prizes went to Sinead McLaughlin, Magin Avenue, Irene Doherty, 19 Lower Main Street, Aine and Donal Daly, Trillick, P.J. Hallinan, Ardravan and the Galbraith Family, Millfield. Congratulations to the winners and thank you to all for your continued support, it is very much appreciated.

Double week i.C.A.R.E. draw - week 34, 1st prize: Susan McGrory- Kelly, 300 euro, promoter Susan McGrory-Kelly 20; 2nd prize: Mary McCracken, 150 euro, promoter, Adrian McMyler 15 euro; 3rd prize: Leeanne Porter, 75 euro, promoter Majella McGlinchey 15 euro. In Week 35 - 1st prize: Emily McClenend, 300 euro, promoter Helen Smith 20 euro; 2nd prize: Lee Tedstone, 150 euro, promoter, Sandra Whorskey 15 euro; 3rd prize: Megan Deery, 75 euro, promoter, Deirdra Deery 15 euro. Congratulations to all winners. You can sign up to the weekly draw all for 1 euro per week. Phone the iCARE Fundraising Phone on 0868602033 for more information.

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