Fundraising table quiz and card drive

An All Ireland table quiz in aid of Spraoi agus Spórt takes place tonight at 9pm in Simpson’s Bar, choose your county in advance by texting 0868420203, please support.

Rashenny N.S. is holding a 25 Card Drive in the Ballyliffin Hotel tonight at 8pm. 500 euro in prizes.

The Lifford Players are presenting “Shadowlands” by William Nicholson in the Colgan Hall this Sunday 19th February at 8pm, Admission is 8 euro/10 euro.

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.

There will be a table quizin Simpsons Bar Tul-na-Ri on Tuesday, 28th February at 9-30pm.  Proceeds in aid of the Colgan Heritage weekend which takes place on the weekend of 29th June to 1st Jul. Please support this event.

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

Primary School Enrolment: Registration forms and school brochures are now available from St. Patrick’s Girls’ & Boys’ Schools for parents interested in enrolling their children next September. Please call into the school or use the contact details below: St. Patrick’s Girls’ N.S., Convent Rd. (074 9374412) St. Patrick’s Boys’ N.S., Church Rd., (074 9374136) Enrolment forms are also available for Craigtown NS (9374022) Glentogher NS (9374565) and Glenmakee NS (9374054), Donagh NS (9374556).

Retirement Dinner Dance for Mrs. Monica Walsh, former Principal of Urblereagh National School, Malin Head on Saturday, 25th of February 2012 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 ,we are here to listen at Carndonagh Bethany Bereavement Support Group- Phone- 0863572121 or 08635933821. Following the interest and success of the course Coping with Grief last year, it will now run again commencing 8 February if you would like more information Phone- 0863572121 or 08635933821.

John and Jean Dance Classes   Modern, Old Tyme, and Two Hand dance classes in The Strand Hotel Ballyliffin every Tuesday night at 8-30   Beginners most welcome

Fundraising for the Cardiology Department of Letterkenny General Hospital The Good as New will reopen in Malin Town in the middle of February. Your support is greatly appreciated.

Wesley Hall Knitting bee on Mondays from 11am – 1pm, new members welcome, whether you can knit or not come along and learn or just come for a chat and a cuppa. The Monday night dancing has recommenced in the Wesley Hall on Monday at 8.30pm, Line Dancing on Friday at 8.30pm. One to One computer classes are ongoing and can be booked by telephoning 9329680. Dancing has commenced in the Wesley Hall on Monday afternoons at 2.30pm. Come along and have a very enjoyable time with our tutor Yvonne.

Slimming World on Wednesday evening at 5 pm and 7 pm. in the SStrand Hotel, Ballyliffin, contact Geraldine McLaughlin on 086 4145910. Carndonagh GAA Club Thursdays at 10 am and 7.00 pm.  Contact Nicola Mackey Kelly 086 3368215 for further details.  

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 available at the school office, Supervalu, Doherty’s News Agents, Costcutters and The Malin Hotel. Please Support.

Confirmation takes place on Sunday, 4th March at 11 am with Bishop Francis Lagan The 5th Class parents will provide refreshments afterwards in the Aras for their family and friends. If you would like to help please contact one of the committee.

Parish Draw Results 1st Prize 250 euro, John Gillespie, Innishoneill, Promoter Catherine McClure . 2nd Prize. 150 euro, Gibbons Girls, Ballyloskey. Promoter Patricia McLaughlin. 3rd Prize 100 euro, Bridget Gallagher, Mullins, Promoter Margaret Crossan. 4th Prize 100 euro, John Byrne, Malin, Promoter Mary Lafferty. Congratulations.

Lil Bratz Dance School Disco & Hip Hop dance classes for kids all ages in Wesley Hall 4.30-5.30pm. Every Monday. All newcomers welcome. Enquiries call 0861774255

Carndonagh Little Acorns Montessori Playschool-Registration forms now available for new children participating in the Free-Playschool Scheme (ECCE) in September 2012.  Contact Sarah on 074 9329430 or 087 11 35 033, or email

Vivid Performances School of Speech and Drama Presents Childrens Workshops, Every Thursday 4-5pm, In Little Acorns Montessori Playschool, Gaelic Park, Carndonagh, For children from 5-12 years, 5 euro per child per session, For more info and to book contact Emma Porter on 0863601537 

Rhyme time on Wednesdays at 11.00 and Storytime on Thursdays at 2.15 continue as normal

GAA Lotto The winning numbers in the club mini-lotto were 20, 8, 19, 12 and 10. There was no jackpot winner. The 30 euro prize went to John K. Harkin, Tullyarb, Carn; 15 Euro each to Patrick Colin O’Keefe, 38 Convent Rd., Carn; Mary McGonagle, The Diamond, Carn; Gerry Doherty, 3 Bridgetown and Donal Doherty (O), Carn. The jackpot next week is 7,600 euro .

Carn GAA is hosting Strictly Come Dancing, on Easter Sunday, 8th April in the Plaza Ballroom, Buncrana. There are 14 couples and the dancing practice is now in full swing.

If you have information you wish to have included in these notes phone 9374725 before 8pm on Sunday.