‘Lights, Camera, Fashion’ in Plaza tonight

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Buncrana Leisure Centre will present ‘Lights, Camera, Fashion’ in the Plaza tonight at 8pm. Local fashion and talent.Tickets are 10 euro and are available in the Leisure Centre, Mac’s Bookshop and at the door.

A family treasure hunt will take place in Dunree Fort this Sunday, 28th April from 1.30 – 4 p.m. in aid of Foyle Hospice. Cost is 12 euro for a group of up to four children who must be accompanied by at least one adult. Telephone 9361387.

“Attack the Tax” is a national legal class action campaign suing the government over the legality, constitutionality and lawfulness of the property tax. 30,000 people have already signed up nationwide. While the case is pending you will have full legal protection from the revenue. To get on board the litigation to stop this unjust tax on your home come along to the Plaza next Friday, 3rd May at 7pm, even if you already have paid you will be refunded if the action is successful. More detailed info here- <http://www.attackthetax.com> www.attackthetax.com <http://www.attackthetax.com>

To celebrate Bealtaine 2013, Buncrana Community Library is hosting several free events throughout the month of May.

Buncrana Camera Club will host an Exhibition in the Library for the full month of May, looking at and celebrating the theme “As We Age”. A great opportunity to view some of the fantastic talent by the Camera Club members.

Do you ever wonder what www. is all about? Come along to the Library on the 10th May for free Internet classes on a one to one basis.

For all those who are interested in Crochet and would like to learn the basics, beginner crochet classes are kicking off on the 7th May at 2 p.m. for four weeks. The traditional art of Knitting is also making a revival. These classes are for age 10 upwards. They kick off on Wednesday 8th May at 3 p.m.

The Blood Donor Clinic will be held on Monday, 13th May from 6.30 – 9.30 p.m. And on Tuesday, 14th May from 2.30 – 5 p.m. And 7 – 9.30 p.m. In the Inishowen Gateway Hotel. Did you know that 3,000 blood donations are needed in Ireland every week, more than 70,000 people will receive a blood transfusion this year as part of life saving operations and that blood cannot be frozen or stored for longer than 35 days. Blood donors are always needed so come along and bring a friend. All donors are welcome.

Vision Workshop is an opportunity to discover how to move from the negative world of frustration, despair and darkness to a world which overflows with abundance, you will see a future full of promise, hope and possibility. Facilitator is Fr. Flann Lynch O.f.m.cap. Ards Friary and the venue is the Wesley Hall, Carndonagh this Sunday 28th April from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Enrolment is from 9.30 a.m. Contact 0861740054 for further information

An Extraordinary General Meeting, on behalf of ICRfm will be held on Wednesday 15th May in the Colgan Hall, Carndonagh at 8 p.m. This meeting is open to all Community Groups, Radio Station Volunteers and the General Public

The Sacrament of First Holy Communion will be held on Saturday, 11th May for Cockhill, Illies and Drumfries schools, on Saturday, 18th May for Scoil Iosagain, Saturday, 25th May for Desertegney and Saturday, 8th June for the Gaelscoil.

Buncrana Go Active will present a talk in Scoil Mhuire on Wednesday, 1st May, ‘Your Spiritual and Emotional Health’ by Noel Bradley and on Wednesday, 8th May, ‘Looking After Your Feet’ by Patricia Barnett, chiropodist. Admission is 3 euro and members and non-members are welcome.

Families are needed to host Spanish students for the month of July. Students aged 13 - 18. Good rates apply. For more information tel: 0861096399

A Relay For Life Table Quiz will be held in O’Flaherty on Friday, 10th May starting at 9p.m. Four people per team, 5 euro per person. Prizes and raffle on the night. Everyone welcome and all proceeds to Relay for Life and the Irish Cancer Society.

Foyle Hospice Fundraiser will hold a ‘Brides Acros the Bridge’. This is a Guinness Book of Records attempt to get 2013 brides across the Peace Bridge in Derry tomorrow. As the ‘brides’ do not have to be married any unwanted wedding dresses in any condition are wanted. Just leave them in Ozanam Shop or Scoil Iosagain. Registration forms are available at the Buncrana Library or facebook: bridesacrossthebridge. All welcome.

A Charity Shop is now open beside Neal Doherty Jewellers in aid of the Hospice Wards, Carndonagh Community Hospital. Clothes, bric a brac, books, toys, in good condition will be very welcome. Open Monday - Saturday 10.30 a.m. - 5.30 p.m.

The past pupils of Gaddyduff Girls’ School, Clonmany will have a reunion of the pupils of the 1940s, 50s and 60s and will meet during Festival week in August. The date to be confirmed. For more information telephone Kathleen 9376821, Mary Margaret 9361067 or Sarah Kath 9363072.

Feis Domhnaigh will run again this year over the weekend of the 21st 22nd and 23rd June. The syllabus is now available to buy in Doherty’s Newsagents (Fintons) in Carndonagh price E3.00. Syllabus also available to view on line at www.feisdomhnaigh.com. Closing date for entries 18th May, and please remember to include a stamped addressed envelope for return of tickets.

All help in any way greatly appreciated over this weekend,the success of the Feis depends on good will and volunteering. Please contact any committee member or Karen on 087 2987370, email karenkelly1974@hotmail.co, <mailto:karenkelly1974@hotmail.com. More details to follow re:close of entries and availability of syllabus.

Mental Health First Aid Training will be held at the Exchange, Castle Avenue on 13th and 14th May from 9.30 a.m. - 4 p.m. It is free and offered in partnership with the HSE. The ASSIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training) will be held in Buncrana on 5th and 6th June. Training is open to everyone in the community and is free of charge. Lunch will be provided on both days and is courtesy of Insight Inishowen who work in partnership with the HSE. For further details and booking telephone Leanne 087 6143745.

Monster Bingo will be held in the Plaza on Sunday. 3000 euro in prizes, side prizes on all houses. Single book 15 euro, Double book 20 euro. Doors open at 2pm, Bingo at 3pm. All welcome

A Ceilí Mór and Old Time dancing will be held in Cockhill Hall on Sunday, 5th May. Music by Eamon & Willie. Dancing 9 p.m. - 12 midnight. Admission 5 euro. All proceeds in aid of Our Lady’s Childern’s Hospital & Parents’ Accommodation Crumlin Dublin.

The Buncrana G.A.A. Parish League has now started and will introduce a ‘Get To Know You’ Sports Day Football League on Friday, 26th – Friday, 17th May which is finals day. This will involve all parish schools – Cockhill 3rd and 4th class 1 team; Illies 3rd and 4th class, 1 team; Gaelscoil 3rd and 4th class, 2 teams; Drumfries 3rd and 4th class, 1 team; Desertegney 3rd and 4th class, 1 team and Scoil Iosagain 4th class only, 2 teams. Parents/Managers/Coaches are all welcome to support the club. So come along, support your parish school, support your club and support your county, Donegal All Ireland Champions 2012. Contact Declan Doherty, 087 091662/9321619.

Welcome into God’s family Ashelynn Briannah Seline Doherty and Patrick Joseph McDaid who were baptised recently.

In the Buncrana Parish draw for 14th April, 1st 500 euro – Angela Mullan, Linsfort, promoter 30 euro Brendan O’Donnell; 2nd 300 euro – Maureen Farren, Grianan Park, promoter 20 euro Rita Harvey; 3rd 150 euro – E. Gillespie and M. Doherty, Sledrin, promoter 20 euro Caroline McElory.

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