Easter events and services

The Good Friday Service with Communion will take place at 8pm, in Fahan Presbyterian Church A cup of tea will be provided afterwards in the hall. Everyone is welcome.

There will be a Coffee Morning and Cake Sale in the church hall on Saturday from 11am until 12.30pm. There is no charge for admission or tea.

On Easter Sunday, an ‘Amazing Grace’ celebration will take place, during which the story of John Newton and the Amazing Grace that saved him will be presented. John Newton arrived into Lough Swilly on April 8, 1748. Sunday’s event is taking place in the Inishowen Gateway Hotel at 7.30pm. Taking part will be the Inishowen Gospel Choir, Hip Hop Dance presented by local dance crew, drama, poetry, video, music, and video exhibition. The Entrance fee is 5 euro, which includes tea and coffee. Under 12s are free.

The Inishowen Carnival Group is planning to bring some of its weird and wonderful weather making machines to the Carndonagh Easter parade, on Easter Monday at 3.00pm. The group has a number of large props which it hopes to include in the parade but it needs people to help push them. Everybody is welcome along to at the carnival offices, at 1pm on Easter Monday, to get into costume, and get your face painted before the 3pm start. If you are interested in taking part or want to find out more information contact the carnival group at 0876836478, inishowencarnival@hotmail.com or check out its facebook page or website.

Birdstown Montessori School is now enrolling for September 2012. Contact Sinead on 0860891607 to secure your child’s free playschool place through the ECCE Scheme.

This week’s Inishowen Sinn Féin lotto winner was David Mc Donagh, Bundoran..

A dance will take place in the Halfway House, on Easter Sunday night, in aid of Alzheimers Research. Music is by Hugh McMonagle. Dancing is from 11.00 pm until 1.00 am, followed by a disco.

If you have a story or any information, which you wish to have included in the “Burt, Inch and Fahan Notes,” please contact Catherine on 0749386620 or email burtnotes@hotmail.com, preferably before 1pm on a Monday.