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St Johnston-Carrigans

The annual community holiday destination is award winning Westport, Co Mayo. Departing 10am Tuesday 29 September returning 5pm Friday 2 October. Includes three nights B&B and four evening meals, daily trips out, evening entertainment and a promise of plenty of fun and laughs with great company. For more information contact the Centre Office 91 48551.

Ballylennon Presbyterian Church is hosting an evening of The Ford Story by Mr George Conn with a display of Ford Tractors from vintage to present-day in the Church Car Park, located on L2374 between Raphoe and St Johnston. Saturday 27 June 2015. Barbecue served from 7 pm with viewing of tractors. Presentation at 8 pm and admission is free. Everybody is welcome.

The summer youth programme from 7 – 31 July is for children and young people ages 3 – 16years. Programme will include opening day with barbecue and waterslides, fun, games and sports, art, games, picnics, trips to Waterworld, Jump Lanes, Lurgybrack Farm and St Columb’s Park swimming pool. Children must be registered by parent or guardian. Final date for registration Friday 3 July.

The June Whist drive will take place on Monday, June 29 at 8pm in the Centre. A light supper will be provided. New players always welcome. €5 to participate.

There are still places left on the baby massage on Friday mornings 10.30 -12 in St Johnston and Carrigans Family Resource Centre. Please call Mary at 074 91 48551 for further information or to register a place.

Regional Employment Outreach Service will be in St Johnston and Carrigans FRC on Tuesday 2 July from 11am – 1pm. Are you unemployed, seeking work, training or education opportunities, RES offers a free and totally confidential service that provides support with putting together a professional CV, filling out job application forms, preparing for an interview, providing access to emerging job opportunities, detail and advantages of taking up employment.

Taughboyne History Group is currently taking a break for the summer. If you feel you can help us with our local folklore project or have information on how any local placenames were derived we would be delighted to hear from you. If you have any local photographs - the older the better - that you would like to show us please get in touch and leave a message 91 48551.

There will be a Walk and Talk outing to ‘Inishowen Head Walk’ tomorrow. The bus will leave the Resource Centre at 9am returning at approximately 5pm. Cost €7 per person. Places on the bus are limited so to avoid disappointment book a place by phoning the centre on (074) 91 48551 or contacting Sarah Hunter at the local shop.

Irish Dancing: Aisling McGill Academy of Irish Dance meets Tuesdays 5 - 6.30 pm at the Centre. Youngsters who are three or more are invited to come along - get fit, make new friends and learn a new skill from champion dancer Aisling.

St Johnston and Carrigans Bowling Club meet every Monday and Friday night in the Resource Centre from 7.30 to 10.30pm for practice and matches. Open to new membership everyone is welcome.

The Men on the Move group meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays 7-8 pm at the Centre. It offers participants a light to moderate exercise programme which includes walking, spinning, boxercise, circuits and much more. Please ring Russell on 087 618 5709.

Monreagh Ulster-Scots Heritage and Education Centre is the home of Ulster Scots/Scots Irish culture in Donegal. The Centre is open all Year. Monday to Friday, 10am to 4pm. Weekends by arrangement. To contact the Centre please call 353 (0)74 9140708 or email office@monreagh.net