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Forget ‘Black Friday’ or ‘Cyber Monday’, the world famous Burt, Inch and Fahan Calendar is now on sale. Proceeds from the sale of the calendars will go to the St Aengus’ Church Restoration Fund and the Donegal and Foyle Hospices. Calendars are available from Kathleen on 9368373/0863931426 and Collette on 0863773671.

We offer our sympathy to family and friends of Mickey Bradley, Buncrana who was a popular DJ on North West Community Radio.

The Nazareth House Coffee Morning will take place today, from 10am to 2.30pm. Admission 3 euro. All proceeds are in aid of residents’ comfort fund.

The Grianan of Aileach ICA Christmas Party will take place in St Mary’s Hall, Burt, tonight at 7.30pm. Music will be provided by Leslie Matthews. For transport requests, please phone 9368332 or 0861649092 or 9156023.

There will be a Céilí and Old Tyme Dance in Inch Hall tonight from 9pm-12.00am. Music will be provided by Martin Duggan.

The U14 Burt Camogs are hosting a coffee and cake sale morning in St Mary’s Hall, Burt, on Sunday, December 7, from 11.30am to 1.30pm. Please support the girls.

NW Golf Club Lisfannon is having a Christmas family bingo on Sunday, December 7, starting at 7pm. Books cost 7 euro each. Everyone is very welcome.

November’s Parish Draw winners were: Marion McGavigan (promoter: Colette Burke); Anna McLaughlin (promoter: Helen Devlin); Liam Gallagher Jr (promoter: Liam Gallagher); and Feargal Friel.

Here’s a date for the diary: St. Aengus NS will 40 years old in 2015 and a series of events are planned. There will be a concert by past and present pupils in the Halfway House on Friday, February 27, 2015 at 8.00pm and a Mass in St Aengus’ Church on Friday, March 20, 2015. There will also be a a gala dinner in An Grianán Hotel on Saturday, April 4, 2015. It is hoped that a booklet will be produced and the school invites people to contribute and send in their memories to the school.

Moville Drama Group will stage the hilarious three act Comedy, ‘The Maiden Aunt’ in St Eugene’s Hall, Moville, tonight and tomorrow at 8pm. Tickets are available from Gillens Supermarket, Lynnots Shop, Moville and Mc Laughlin’s Shop, Greencastle. Any unsold tickets will be available at the door each night.

A Santa Tractor Run, in aid of Little Angels School, is taking place on Saturday, December 6, leaving Maggie’s Tavern at 10.30am sharp. Refreshments will be served at the half way mark and at the finish! The entry fee is 10 euro. Everyone is very, very welcome.

St Aengus’ School Parents’ Association is selling Christmas cards designed by the children at the school. Packs of 8 are on sale for 4.99 euro and are available from the school and local shops.

Burt Bingo takes place every Tuesday evening at 9pm in St Mary’s Hall. A book and sheet cost 9 euro.

St Aengus NS is open on Wednesday, December 10, from 10.00am to 11.00am, for all new entrants in September.

Trócaire Gifts are the perfect way to give a gift that will make a real difference to the lives of some of the world’s poorest people. Trócaire is asking for volunteers to sell these gifts in the coming weeks. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Roisin O’Hara, the North West Regional Officer, 47909114935 or email:rohara@trocaire.ie

The recent Burt GAA draw winner was Gemma Grant of Burnfoot.

The Samaritans confidential numbers are: 074 9120999 and 1850609090 or text 087 2609090.

A professional confidential counselling service is available through ACCORD at the Pastoral Centre, Carndonagh. Contact 074 937 4103.