Have you been a Christmas mummer?

The Inishowen Women’s Network is looking for anyone who would have been involved with the Christmas Mummers/Rhymers in the past. If you have any information or photographs of life in Inishowen, including turf/hay cutting, farm work, fishing, factory, telephone Mary 9329494 or Jacqui 9373562. The Network is also planning to run a series of programmes for 
those who want to learn something new. Basic DIY and Computers, Cookery, Bridge, Knitting, Sewing and Card Making. Just telephone Mary 
or Jacqui.

A Tea and Coffee Morning will take place at Food For Thought (beside Lidl) today from 10.30am - 1.30pm. All proceeds go to the Simon Community a charity for the homeless. 
Everyone welcome.

The Inishowen Country Market will be held tomorrow from 2–3 p.m. in the Church Hall, Church Street. Proceeds from the tea this week will go to Donegal Hospice. Please come along and support. Everyone is very welcome.

A Social will be held in the Hillhead Church Hall, Carndonagh on Friday 19th October. Music by Country Style with dancing from 9.30pm to 1.30am. Admission including supper is E6.00. All welcome.

Buncrana Go Active Activities: Art – Mondays at 2 p.m. and Tuesdays 10.45 a.m. in the Scarvey, Walking Group – Monday 2.30 p.m. Leisure Centre Car Park, Knitting and Stitching – Monday, 7.30 p.m. Lake of Shadows, Bridge – Tuesdays 7.30 p.m. Lake of Shadows, Tai Chi – Wednesdays 11.14 a.m. Kickstart, Computers – Wednesdays 2 p.m.Inishowen Partnership, Gentle 
Exercise – Wednesday, 1.30 p.m. Leisure Centre, Zumba – Fridays 11 a.m. Plaza. For further information telephone 087 1417121.

Flu and Pneumonia Vaccine is now available daily in the Medical Centre, strictly between 2 – 3 p.m. only.

Interested in Health, Fitness & Cooking? Are you male, aged 17 to 24 and currently unemployed? Why not consider a FREE course covering areas such as: Health and Fitness, Outdoor Pursuits, Heathly Choices in Fuelling your Body or Lifestyle Development. Donegal VEC is exploring the possibility of running 10 day course (2 days x 5 weeks) in Buncrana commencing September 2012. To express your interest in this course please contact: Inishowen Development Partnership, telephone 074 9362218 or Donegal VEC 087 3567327

A confidential listening service for older people is now in operation. Telephone 185044041 between 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. any day.

Natural Health Centre classes include a new ‘Body BurnWorkout’ every Tuesday and Thursday at 7 p.m. Zendao Combative beginners’ classes start on Thursday, 20th and every Thursday at 8 p.m. Telephone 9362606.

A Leaving Cert Maths Course for parents will be starting soon in the evenings in Crana College. There will be no charge for these lessons. Telephone Rory 087 7806942.

Buncrana Youth Club winter programme – Mondays and Thursdays, boys’ soccer 4 – 5.30 p.m. Tuesdays, basketball 6.30 – 7.30 p.m. Wednesdays, girls’ club 4 – 5.30 p.m. Thursdays, Arts/Crafts 6.30 – 8.30 p.m.

Boxing is on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays – boys 6.30 – 7.30 p.m., men, 7.30 p.m. Children may attend directly after school with their parents’ permission for ages 7 – 13. Telephone Marcella 9361594 for further information.

Clay workshops will take place in the Tullyarvan Mill in the coming weeks for people of all ages and abilities. The course will be 6 weeks in duration and will be either a day activity or evening activity depending on demand. For more information and to book a place please contact Tullyarvin Mill, telephone 9361613

The Buncrana Senior Citizens’ Committee has a limited number of smoke alarms to install in the homes of the elderly in the Buncrana area. These alarms, which have a battery life of ten years, will be installed free of charge. People who have already availed of an alarm previously are not eligible for this offer. Telephone Jim 9361666 or any committee member.

Beginners Pilates has now started in the Buncrana Leisure Centre. Intermediate at 7 p.m. and Tuesday, 11th at 10 a.m. Beginners over 45 Pilates will start on Tuesday, 18th at 11 a.m. Step Aerobics resumes on Wednesday 12th from 7 – 8 p.m. Beginners’ Step morning class starts on Monday, 17th at 10 a.m. Telephone 9362723/086 3811632.

In the Buncrana Leisure Centre Spin Classes are now being held in the Buncrana Leisure Centre - Morning classes 7 a.m. and 9.45 a.m. Evening classes 6 p.m. and 7 p.m., with fully qualified male and female instructors. For further details contact 9361000

Ann’s Boxercise and Fitness Classes at Kickstart, Buncrana. Boxercise Circuits, Mon 5-6pm. Tues & Thurs early morning Fitcamp, 6.45am. Tues mid morning class, 9.45am. Wed Beginners Boxercise, 7.15pm & Intermediate Boxercise, 8.15pm. Half hr Tone & Reshape Class @ Ann’s House, Tues & Wed, 11-11.30am.. Suitable for all age groups (16 +) & fitness levels. Fantastic all overbody workout, with a fully qualified Boxercise Instructor. For further information telephone 086 3238437 .

Welcome in to God’s family Cian Fletcher Doherty, Matthew Martin Hegarty, Eoghan Andrew O’Donnell 
and Emily Jane Mooney who were baptised recently.

Your prayers are asked for Seamus Doherty who was buried recently and for his family and friends saddened 
by their loss.

In Week 33 of the i.C.A.R.E. weekly draw - 1st prize: Karen Nicholl, 300, promoter Marita Bryne 20 euro; 2nd prize: Lauren Dockery, 150 euro, promoter John Crumlish 15 euro; 3rd prize: Lauren Dockery, 75 euro, promoter John Crumlish 15 euro. Congratulations to all the winners, not too late to sign up to the weekly draw all for only 1 euro per week. Phone the iCARE Fundraising Phone on 0868602033 for more 

Parish Draw winners -1st 500 euro – Kathleen O’Donnell, Linsfort, promoter 30 euro Brendan O’Donnell, 2nd 300 euro – Bridget Hepper, Crana View, promoter 20 euro Bridget Hepper, 3rd 150 euro – Mary McGonagle, Trillick, promoter 20 euro Mary 

The winning numbers in the GAA 3,100 euro jackpot lotto draw were as follows: 8-10-11-30. There was no jackpot winner this week, however prizes of 20 euro go to each of the following participants: Jim McDermott, Magherinture, Michael Farrell, Cockhill Road, Sheila McColgan, 21 Lisowen Avenue, Duffy Family, Old Road and John Doherty, 21 Lisowen Avenue

If you would like any item included in the Buncrana Notes please email: buncrananotes@hotmail.com