Sign up for 25th St Patrick’s Day parade

Moville celebrates 25 years of St Patrick’s Day parades this year. Preparations are well underway to have a full programme of events. Many marching bands will attend on the day and the John McNicholl Showband will be in the Square for the afternoon. A Crafts show is open to interested crafts people on the Saturday before the parade. All businesses, clubs and organisations along the Foyle are invited to put a float in the parade, either mobile or on foot. Beidh fáilte romhaibh i Mágh Bhile.

A Coffee morning for Donegal Hospice in memory of Jim McDonald will be held in Caiseal Mara Hotel on Saturday night 28 February from 10am – 2 p.m. There will be a gigantic draw for Donegal Hospice with at least 40 prizes - tickets 5 euro in Rawdons Bar on Saturday night 28 February 1st prize 2 tickets to Olly Muir’s concert in Belfast, sponsored by CMG Windows – 2nd prize painting by Lawrence McGonigle – 3rd prize 50 euro food hamper sponsored by Mick Cavanagh Rawdon’s. There will also be an auction for 2 tickets – “The Script” sponsored by Joe and Pauline McDermott. Compere for the night Brian Thompson.

Bocan Drama Club will present Separate Beds, a 3 act comedy by Sam Cree, in St Eugene’s hall, Moville tonight. Doors open at 7.30pm. Proceeds in aid of Inishowen Methodist Churches

A walking programme is held at Serenity House every Monday at 10.45 a.m. sponsored by Donegal Sports Partnership. This programme involves weekly challenges suitable for all fitness levels and abilities improving functional fitness. Exercise programme and instructions on diet and fitness provided. This project is run by a fully qualified fitness tutor. Tea and scones after each session.

Foyle Coaches together with Serenity House are organising a six day trip to West Cork staying at the Celtic Ross Hotel nestled in Roscarberry Bay in the heart of a charming and historical region. This is an ideal venue for touring Cork and the islands. Names are now being taken, early booking will secure a place.

Names are being taken for the Train the Trainer course starting this month in Serenity House as well as for course in Basic computers, First Aid, Web Page Design and reflexology.

Serenity House offers a free Counselling services every Friday Referrals from HSE, G.P. and others. For further information telephone 0864515729. Serenity House is organising a Reflexology course suitable for all ages.

A Gardening Club meeting will take place next Thursday, 26 February at 7.30 p.m.

There were no winners of this week’s Moville Celtic draw lotto jackpot. Numbers drawn were - 9, 15, 19, 22. 20 euro draw winners-

Mary Gillen, Agatha Harkin and Anne & Margaret Mullan. The jackpot is now3,000 euro and the next draw will take place in Maguire’s Bar on Sunday.