Irish Night in Resource Centre

An Irish Night, Ceili and Old Time Dancing will be held in St Johnston and Carrigans Family Resource Centre next Friday, 7 March with music will by Ceili Time. Dancing from 9pm to midnight and a supper will be served. Admission €7 including supper and a raffle .

The winner of the 50/50 Bonus Ball Fundraiser of 22 February 2014 was Victor Byrne. Winning number was 13. Congratulations Victor. Why not buy a line? It is only € and next week it could be you. The Bonus Ball is a fundraiser for the Centre. Stepping Stones Playgroup will be holding its Enrolment Day on Monday, 10 March 2014 from 12.30 to 2.30 pm. To enrol your child, please bring along their PPS Number, Birth Certificate and immunisation details.

There are two Craft Classes available in the Resource Centre. The Tuesday Craft Group and the Wednesday Craft Group. Forever Crafts meets every Tuesday 1 pm to 3 pm in the Old Playgroup, Church Lane, St Johnston. Various crafts are enjoyed and shared along with some tea and craic. The Wednesday Craft Group meets every Wednesday 8 pm to 10 pm. We attempt and practice many different kinds of crafts. New members are most welcome.

Juice Plus Nutrition and Health in St Johnston and Carrigans Family Resource Centre from 9am to 10 am every Wednesday until Wednesday 12 March.  Learn how to improve your health through nutrition and win extra benefits of weightloss, improved energy, etc For further information please contact Lauren Bovaird, 086 0897811.

The St. Johnston and Carrigans Family Resource Centre has a Clothes Bank at the rear of the building.  We encourage local people to use the bank, which allows the centre to raise funds throughout the year.  All donations of clothes, curtains, sheets, towels, blankets and shoes would be greatly appreciated.  Support your local charity. For more information please contact the centre on 91 48511.

Swap and drop your old Books: We have a table in the reception area of the St Johnston and Carrigans Family Resource Centre where you can take a book or leave off your old ones.

The book ‘An Open Door, Stories from St Johnston and Carrigans Family Resource Centre’ can be purchased in the Centre and in many of local businesses. It costs €10 a copy and all proceeds are in aid of the centre and its work. The feedback about the book is excellent as its stories and photographs help many people wander down memory lane. The book is now available by mail order. Order from St Johnston and Carrigans Family Resource Centre, Chapel Road, St Johnston, Lifford, Co Donegal. Please make cheques or postal orders out to: St Johnston and Carrigans Resource Centre Ltd. Please add postage and packing - Ireland €7, UK €8, Overseas €11. If you wish to order a number of copies please telephone: 074 91 48551.

Host Families are required for Spanish students coming to Inishowen in July/August/September Most of July students attend school daily while in August students are generally homestay. For further information email

Are you interested in stop smoking support group, if so call Mary 087 9845431.

Men’s shed have Fridays drop in night where you can meet up with old friends and meet new people. Play a game of cards or play a game of pool.

Are you a carer? Would you like to meet others carers and get support from the PHN(public health nurse) and other Health Professionals, then come along to a lunchtime session on Thursday 6th March at 12-2 in 5 Millars Way, Millbrae to talk about what you might need.

New information about the legend of Stumpy’s Brae has been uploaded to the community website. Please visit There you can see old clippings concerning the legend from the Derry Standard.