Local woman dies in Canada

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The sudden death has occured in Calgary, Alberta, Canada of Helga Mirosh (nee Regan) formerly of Glenburnie House, Moville. The wife of Ed and mother of Finbar, Patrick and Rory, Helga moved to Canada more than thirty years ago but always loved to return to her beloved Ireland to visit close friends in Moville and Derry. Helga had an immense love of life and shared it freely, was full of energy and had a wit that never ceased.She will be sadly missed by a wide circle of friends and family.

Comhghairdeas ó chroí do na scoileanna seo ón pharóiste a ghlac páirt ins an ceolchoirm do Lá Fhéile Padraig. Bhí oíche ar dóigh ag achan duine a bhí i lathair. Scoil Eoghain, Scoil Cholmcille, Gaelscoil Chois Feabhail, Ceolan Music School agus Doherty Dance School. Well done to the parish schools and the music and dance pupils who put on a brilliant show for the St Patricks Day annual concert in Caiseal Mara Hotel. High commendation to the teachers, pupils and the parents present on the night. Maith sibh!

Serenity House is hosting an afternoon Tea Dance at the Redcastle Hotel on Sunday, 15 April at 3pm to 6pm. Music by Ed Sweeney. Admission 5 euro. Everyone welcome.

Names are being taken for the following classes at Serenity House, Moville, E-mail, Internet, Facebook and Skype, The Art of Peaceful Living (Stress Management),

Web Page Design, Manual & Computerised Payroll. Computer Maintenance course will commence on Monday 16 April at 7.00pm and Basic Hairstyling & Makeup will commence after Easter. If interested contact Serenity House 0749382945 for further details.

A night of music by local musicians including the Finbarr Doherty Band, the Henry Girls and the Kate O’Callaghan Band is being held in McGrorys, Culdaff on Easter Sunday night in aid of the Niall Mellon Township Trust, building homes for families living in shacks in CapeTown, South Africa. Doors 8.30pm. Tickets 10 Euro, available in Dohertys (Fintan) newsagents, The Gym, New Park, Carndonagh and in McGrory’s, Culdaff.

Inishowen Carnival Group needs help with Easter Parade. The group are looking to get as many performers out on the streets as possible on Easter Monday and want to encourage as many adults and children to dress up in their carnival costumes, carry flags and add to the performance even if you have never taken part in a parade before in your life. If you are interested in taking part or want to find out more information contact the carnival group at 0876836478, inishowencarnival@hotmail.com or check out our facebook page or website.

Foyle Credit Union is starting a study group for new volunteers to help with the running of The Union. If interested contact the Foyle Sreet office.

Moville Community Alert is asking all Senior Citizens wishing to apply for a Monitoring Alarm System or outside light to make application to William McCorkell before 1 May.

Telephone: 0868381552

Moville Gospel Choir would like to invite male voices from around the community to join them. Practice every Tuesday night at 7.30pm in St Pius X.

Moville Tidy Town Group would welcome more able bodied men and women, with own spades if possible, to continue the clean up along the main roads. The group meets every Saturday at 10am. Gloves, bags and hi vis vests etc are provided. In the interests of safety as this clean up is along the main road no children are asked to help. Call 0861520513.

Greencastle Community Centre are running the following courses:Pilates on Tuesdays, Yoga, Tai Chi and Sign Language Level 2 all on Wednesdays. Names are being taken for the following classes:Sign Language Level 1, Conversational Irish, Spanish and French, Office Management, Money Management, Get Inishowen Online Computer Course, Bridge and Zumba for both Adults and Kids.

Greencastle Community Centre is looking for small good quality second hand circuit training equipment i.e. Skipping rope, yoga ball, yoga mats, light dumbells and stepper.  If you have any of these items or any other items that you think would be good to use for circuit training laying about your house and you don’t use them, we would be grateful if you would donate them to the community centre.

Indoor Car Boot Sale in Greencastle Community Centre on Saturday 14 April from 11.00am to 3.00pm. To book a table for 10 euro, please contact the Community Centre 9381054.

Greencastle Youth Club will not be on over the Easter holidays and will start back on the week commencing 16 April.

The next dance in Taobh na Cille will take place on Wednesday, 18 April.

A dance presented by Michael McLaughlin will take place in Greencastle Community Centre on Thursday, 12 April from 8.00pm to 11.00pm.

Slimming World at the Methodist Hall, new session times are Wednesday evenings at 5.30pm and 7.30pm. Contact Roisin on 0877658900.

New Zumba Class in St Eugene’s Hall on Wednesday evenings from 6.30pm to 7.30pm and 7.30pm to 8.30pm. 5 Euro per class. New beginners always welcome. Contact Aine 0877618866.

There were no winners of this week’s Moville Celtic Lotto Jackpot. Numbers drawn were - 16, 18, 20, 22. The 20 euro draw winners were 1. Rebecca Ryan, Malin Road, 2. Rachel c/o Ralph, 3. Emma McGeoghan. The jackpot now rises to 7,700 euro and the next draw will take place in The Corner Bar on Sunday .

Fun Fitness classes are ongoing on Monday (Quigley’s Point Community Centre) and Wednesday (Quigley’s Point FC in Muff). New starts are always welcome and classes are adjusted to suit all ages 16-80, and abilities. Aerobics are at 6.30pm and Circuits at 7.30pm. There will be no classes next Monday 9th and Wednesday 11th April. 20% discount is giving on sterling and cheaper rates for u-18s offered. Contact Maria for further information on 0879001307 or 07545306880 or follow information on facebook.