Burt’s Harvest Thanks Service

The 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 after the Service.

Aileach Football Club is hosting a Grand Variety Night, In the Half-Way House, Tooban, tonight. The doors open at 8.30pm, with curtain up at 9.00pm. 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.

We welcome into the Christian Karen Mary Doherty, Tooban, Burnfoot.

We offer our sympathy to family and friends of James McLaughlin, Figary, Fahan and Hugh Doherty, Buncrana, formerly Rockhead, Burnfoot, who died during the week.

Thanks to all who helped make the sale in Burt Hall a great success. Appreciation also to the team of helpers. The amount raised for St Mary’s Hall was a fabulous 1100 euro.

John and Jean’s beginner dancing classes take place on Thursdays from 8.30pm to 10pm at the Sliabh Sneacht Heritage Centre, Drumfries. Come and try your hand and feet at social, modern, old time and two- hand dancing. Step by step instruction will be given and everyone is welcome.

Gaelic4MothersandOthers football taakes place in Burt Pitch on Tuesdays, from 7pm to 8pm. Contact Dara on 086 2077409. A sponsored walk and cycle is taking place this Sunday, beginning at 2pm around Inch Wildlife Walk in aid of for St Vincent de Paul. The fee is 5 euro. Participants can pay at Burt Pump House. Telephone 086 2245991 for more information.

There will be a Supper Dance in St Mary’s Hall, Burt, on Friday, October 24 with music will be provided by Hugh McMonagle. The fun begins at 9.30pm. Admission, which included supper, is 5 euro and all proceeds are going to the upkeep of the Hall.

The Fahan Community Council Handyman service is operational in Fahan, Inch and Burt and available for minor cleaning, maintenance and painting, in households where assistance is needed. There is no charge for labour. However, materials are not provided. Contact: C. Toland 086 8042886, N. Jones 087 2877593, P. Lynch 086 8600499, K. Heaney 086 8343998, C. Doherty 086 2751317.

The recent Burt GAA draw winners were Rosemary Campbell, Toulette, and Andrew Curran, Burnfoot.

The Carers Association requires respite care staff in all areas of Donegal. Contact 057 93 22920 or email training@carersireland.com for more information.

Station Masses will take place at 7pm tonight in the home of Eileen Donaghey, Ballyderowen and at 7.30pm, on Friday, October 24, in the home of Martin and Marion Dalton, Lisfannon.

The Parish Pastoral Council intends to establish a Baptismal Preparation Group for parents presenting their child for the reception of Baptism. There will be an information evening in St Michael’s Hall, Inch on Wednesday, October 22, at 7.30pmand anyone interested is invited to attend. This is an information evening; no commitment is required at this stage.

There is a vacancy on our Pastoral Council and we would welcome enquiries from anyone aged 18 years or older. Please contact Eddie Murphy 074 9360313, Fr McGoldrick, Fr Crowley or any member of the Council.

The Doon Well and Ards Pilgrimage from St.Columba’s, Drung is taking place on Sunday, October 26, leaving Brendan’s shop, Drung, at 11am. The bus will also stop at Point Inn, Quigley’s Point, Muff Maxol filling station and at stop near St Aengus’ Church, Burt, or on request. Contact Christine 0749385576 or Annemarie 0749382526.