Colgan Heritage Weekend quiz

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The Colgan Heritage Committee are hosting a table quiz in Simpsons Bar, Tulnaree, Carndonagh next Tuesday, 28th February at 9.30pm with quizmaster Gerry. Plenty of prizes to be won. Everyone welcome. Proceeds in aid of the third Colgan Heritage Weekend which takes place this year from Friday 29th June to Sunday 1st July.

The retirement dinner dance for Mrs. Monica Walsh, former Principal of Urblereagh National School, Malin Head takes place tomorrow night in the Malin Hotel.  Anyone interested in going can obtain tickets by ringing Debbie on 93-70533. This would also be a great opportunity for past pupils and parents to catch up with old friends.

If you are bereaved and would like to talk to someone in confidence Carndonagh Bethany Bereavement Support Group is here to listen, tel: 0863572121 or 08635933821.

Carndonagh Community School Fundraising Ceili in Aras on Friday, 2nd March, music by Duntally Ceili band. Admission 5 euro including supper, Tickets on sale in Dohertys (Fintans) Carndonagh. The fundraising project this year is an extension and upgrading of the catering facilities in the Aras. It is hoped to have the project completed by August 2013 for the 40th Reunion Celebrations which will take place during the August Bank holiday weekend.

The Blood Transfusion Service is coming to Carndonagh Community School on Wednesday, 7th March from 3-5pm and 7-9.30pm and Thursday, 8th March from  2-5pm and 7-9.30pm your support will be appreciated. Arthritis Ireland Inishowen support group will commence on Tuesday 28th February in Carndonagh Community Hospital from 7.30pm to 9.00pm. For people of all ages who either have a form of arthritis or are caring for a person with arthritis.

The parents association of St Patrick’s Boys National School are having a “Mr & Mrs” fundraiser on Saturday 31st March in the Malin Hotel. Tickets 10 euro each are available from the school office, Supervalu, Doherty’s News Agents, Costcutters and The Malin Hotel. Lil Bratz Dance School Disco & Hip Hop dance classes for kids all ages in Wesley Hallon Mondays from 4.30-5.30pm. Enquiries call 0861774255.

Anniversary Masses- Tonight at 7 pm for Mairead Doherty, Church Rd; Saturday, 25th at 7 pm for Patrick James Galbraith Lifford.

Parish Draw winners - 1st Prize 250 Maura Harkin, Church Rd, Promoter Maura Harkin; 2nd Prize, 150 Angela Nelson, Ballybeg. Promoter Paul O’Donnell; 3rd Prize 100 Rena McElenney, Dirnin, Promoter Anne Diver; 4th Prize 100 Kathleen Doherty, Camatha, Promoter Kathleen Nelson. .

Flower Arranging Classes by Josie Coll, starting 6th March, in Buncrana, for five weeks. For more information contact Margaret on 0749361114.

Sheila Doherty (Susie) who is competing in the London Marathon on 22nd April in Aid of the Foyle Hospice would like to thank all who contributed to the fund at supermarkets in the town last weekend. Also businesses who gave sponsorship and allowed lines to be sold on their premises and the collectors who helped over the last two weeks. Draw results 1st Hamper Anne O’Connor Malin Rd., 2nd Hamper Patricia Logue Convent Road. 3rd Hamper Eleanor Callaghan Craigtown. 4th Gym Voucher Bernie Mc Clure Ard Colgan 5th Bottle Whiskey Jack White Craignahorna. 6th Bottle Champagne- Chocolates Margaret Barr Bridge Street. Congratulations to all.

The Annual General Meeting of Carn Tidy Town took place recently. The outgoing chairman, Mickey McClure, thanked everyone who helped in any at all during the previous year in our efforts to keep Carn tidy. He expressed his satisfaction at the good turnout of local interested people at the meeting and the election of officers and committee was as follows: Chairperson: Mickey McClure; Treasurer: Mary Gillen; Assistant Treasurer: Helen Robins; Secretary: Martin Robins; PRO: Grainne Gillen; Committee: Gerry Doherty, Joe McLaughlin, Lorraine McDaid, Aimee McDaid, Tom O’Sullivan, Dermot O’Donnell, Michael Doherty, Desmond Monagle.

GAA The winning numbers in the club mini-lotto were 8, 22, 23, 3 and 20. There was no jackpot winner. The 30 euro prize went to Sadie McGonagle c/o Tully’s Bar; 15 Euro each to Mae McLaughlin, Trenatubber, Culdaff; J. P. Bradley, New Rd., Carn; Jim Curran, Muff and A. Conaghan, Gortnamara, Carn. The jackpot next week is 7,800 euro

Aqua Aerobics Classes start next Tuesday, 28th February at the Red Gate B&B Malin 10.30am and 12 noon. Places must be pre booked. Call 087 9704194 for details

The Inishowen Women’s Information Network Ltd is holding its A.G.M on Monday, 26th March at 18 Millbrae Heights Carndonagh. AGM is open to all individual women or women’s groups wishing to hear more about our activities. Phone 9329494 or e-mail-inishwominfo@eircom.net Please leave your name and number and we will get back to you.

If you have information you wish to have included in these Notes tel9374725 before 8pm Sunday.