Swilly garden mini tour on Monday

The Swilly Gardening Club will meet next Monday, 21st July at the Anglers’ Centre, beside the Castle Bridge. Please note the meeting will be held at 6.30 p.m. sharp, and they will then visit gardens in Greencastle and Quigley’s Point. Booking is essential so please telephone 0863573145 or 0862758803.

Buncrana Breastfeeding Support Group will continue to run all summer long, meeting every Tuesday from 10am. - 12 noon in The Exchange, Castle Avenue. This group is for expectant mothers, breastfeeding mothers and former breastfeeders and provides information and support. Come along and meet a friendly bunch of women for a chat and a cup of tea! Older siblings are also very welcome. A public health nurse will drop in to help with any concerns anyone might have. For more information or support call Eilis on 087-7460249.

Graveyard Sunday will be celebrated in Cockhill on Sunday, 27th July at 3 p.m. and in Desertegney on Sunday, 3rd August at 3 p.m.

Buncrana Tidy Towns has launched a Garden/Building competition. You can get entry forms from SuperValu or Patricia Gallagher and the closing date is Friday, 25th July.

Yoga for Multiple Sclerosis is held ever Tuesday in the Buncrana Leisure Centre at 1.30 p.m. For more details telephone Marian 086 1740054.

A Beginners Seven Week Pilates course has now started in the Tullyarvan Mill at 7 p.m. To book the course contact Claire 9362723 or 086 3811632.

A Mooathon Event - Mooathon 10k Mini Moo, Semi-Skimmed Half Moo, Full Fat  26.2 Moo, Udderly mad 63k ultra Moo – will take place on 28th September in Downings. Why not participate in aid of North West Simon Community Donegal. For further information please contact Collette on: 0870552478 or email: donegalfundraising@northwestsimon.ie

A Charity dance will be held in the Plaza on Saturday, 26th July from 10 p.m. - 1 a.m. With music by Country Boys and guest artist. Admission is 10 euro and proceeds are in aid of the Friends of St. Luke’s Cancer Care. Tickets are available from Eamon 086 1273041 or the Plaza 074 9322450.

Natural Health Centre - a new ‘Bodyburn-Lite’ strictly beginners is now on on Tuesdays and Thursday from 7 – 8 p.m. ‘Morning Bodyburn’ will be held on Mondays and Wednesdays from 7 – 8 a.m. outdoors (Shore Front) or indoors (at Natural Health Centre) depending on weather. Advanced Bodyburn - as normal Tuesdays and Thursdays 6 – 7 p.m. Find us on Facebook: “Natural Health Centre Exercise” 074 93 62606 Natural Health Centre, Millfield, Buncrana.

Any girls under 18 who are interested in learning to play golf please contact Sheila, telephone 086 4000395 for details.

Cooley Equestrian Centre, Moville is hosting a fundraising Barn Dance - ‘The Hooley in Cooley’ in aid of Riding for the Disabled Association Ireland, Inishowen Branch on Saturday 2nd August from 10 p.m. till late. Music by The Glen Men and The Cavanagh Brothers. There will be a bar and there will be a proper dance floor, Cowboy/ Indian theme optional prize for the best outfit. Tickets are 7 euro. Contact 086 063 3487 or 086 194 9338 for further details. Please support this very worthwhile cause which relies solely on these funds. It promises to be a fun evening, so grab your check shirt and join us.

Welcome into God’s family Alanna Lucia Maria Stainsby, Maddie Ann McKinley/Duncan, Nia Helen McCarron and Rory Daniel Stainsby who were baptised recently.

Your prayers are asked for Bridget Barr who was buried recently and for her family and friends saddened by their loss.

In the Buncrana Parish draw for 6th July, 1st prize 500 euro – Mary Gillespie, Tullyarvan, promoter 30 euro Sadie Kelly, 2nd 300 euro – Deirdre Dougan, Pillar Park, promoter 20 euro Lily Timlin, 3rd 150 euro – Helen Doherty, c/o Parish Office, promoter 20 euro Parish Office.