Time to get your flu vaccination

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It is now the ideal time of year to receive your flu vaccination for the coming winter influenza season. You can now receive your flu vaccination in the community at Muff Pharmacy. Vaccination is strongly recommended for people over 65 years, pregnant women, carers, healthcare workers, residents of nursing homes and anybody else with a long term health condition. People in the at risk categories with medical cards receive vaccination free of charge. Ring 9327721 for more details or call in.

There was a great sense of sadness and shock when it was learned of the sudden passing of October 10th in Ardmore, Co. Waterford.James was the youngest son of Mary and the late Raymond Rehill, Muff and is survived also by his brother Jason and sisters Ramona and Georgina. To all these and the extended family deepest sympathy is extended. Requiem Mass was concelebrated inthe Sacred Heart Church, Muff by Father John Farren and Father Colm Morris, also in attendance was Father Daniel McFaul. The Offertory Gifts were taken up by Georgina Rehill, Ian Barr, Ciaran Sweeney, and Colr Michael Doherty who was also his godfather.

The readings were by Kevin Atcheson, Daniel Kelly, and the Prayers of the Faithful were said by Aiden Lynch, Justin McLaughlin, Shane Johnston, Patrick Johnston,Sandra Guckian, Richard Gough, and Ian Scarramuzza. The beautiful music in the Church was supplied by Una and Roisin Brogan. Father Farren in his Eulogy quoted the songs ‘ Fields of Athenry’ and ‘You’ll never walk alone’, explaining that both songs contained words of loneliness and also of hope. It was a poignant moment when Jame’s remains were being taken from the church to the graveyard the Donegal anthem ‘Jimmy’s winning matches’ was sung. He was laid to rest in the adjoining graveyard. James was only 25 years old and at the time of his death was working as a sous chef in the Michelin starred Cliff-house Hotel, Ardmore, Waterford, having previously worked in Gleneagles, Scotland. He was hard working and had a passion for cooking at an early age.he was very sociable and as most of his friend’s would testify ‘good craic’ and never a dull moment when he was around. He will be sadly missed by his family, friends, and all who knew him from the various places he worked; Killybegs, Letterkenny, Rathmullen, Scotland, and Waterford. May he rest in peace.

Sincere sympathy is also extended to Mrs Annie Dixon, Glackmore, on the death of her grandson Shaun McDaid, Carndonagh. May he rest in peace.

There will be no Irish Language Class next Tuesday 30th October but resume again on Tuesday 6th November. New members very welcome to join this class. Contact Resource Centre for further information 9384572.

Early booking is essential for the following two events being organised by the ‘Time on your Hands’ committee - Friday 23rd November ‘Show Stoppers’ in the Millennium Forum starting at 8.00pm., and Wednesday 5th December -Pantomime ‘Snow White and the 7 Dwarfs’ in the Millennium starting at 1.30pm. To book and for further information contact Resource Centre on 9384572.

Community Bingo every Saturday night in St.Mary’s Community Hall at 9.15pm. Your continued support is appreciated.

Calling all ‘Little Monsters’ join us for our fundraising’ Halloween Hooley at Children’s Point Childcare Centre, Foyleside, Quigley’s Point. Time 4-6pm on October 31st. Family Tickets 5 euro. Pay at the door. Heart warming food, games,disco, Chocolate.Fondue, Face painting, story and crafts corner Lantern Costume parade. Come and explore our new Sensory Garden. The more the scarier.

Quigley’s Point Ceili Club has organised a Ceili Mor in St.Mary’s Community Halltonight with dancing from 9pm-12 midnight. Admission 5 uro including supper. Music by the Cottage Ceili Band.

Winners in this week’s Parish Draw were O’Hagan Family, Sappagh, 300 euro, Desmond Nicholas, Sappagh, 200 euro, Susan McColgan, Iskaheen 100 euro.

Sister Kay Connolly would like to thank all who supported the sale of Mission goods in St.Mary’s Community Hall last Sunday which raised 1,000 euro.

Carndonagh Community Market is having its annual Hallowe’en Fun Day on Saturday 27th at the Colgan Hall from 12-3pm. As well as over twenty stalls selling local, handmade products, there will also be a lucky dip, face painting, arts & crafts, cupcake decorating, and live music. A great afternoon for all the family! Our Christmas market will then be on Saturday 24th November.

Pink Fitness Party will take place this Sunday at 3pm in St.Mary’s Community Hall, Muff. Participation in the party costs 5 euro, children 3 euro. All proceeds going to Breast Cancer charities.

Scoil Naomh Brid Parents Association is holding a Ceili next Sunday night 28th October in St, Mary’s Community Hall. Dancing from 9.00 pm-12 midnight.All proceeds towards school funds.

The Muff Festival AGM will be held in the Cellar, St. Mary’s Community Hall on Thursday 8th November at 8.00 pm

Station Mass will be held in the home of Raymond and Grainne Kelly, Sappagh, on Tuesday 30th October at 7.30 pm.

Tuesday Club programames - Tuesday 6th Drop in 1pm-3pm starting 4 week workshop on Gardening with a game of ‘Fun Bingo’ thrown in.

Irish Language Class 5.30pm-7.00pm; Tuesday 13th, Drop in 1.00-3.00pm Gardening plus Bingo, Book Club 2.00 pm Irish Class 5.30-7.00pm ; Tuesday, 20th, 1.00-300pm Gardening plus Bingo, Irish Class 5.30-7.00pm; Tuesday, 27th Drop in 1.00-3.00pm Last workshop on Gardening plus Bingo, Irish Class 5.30-7.00pm; Computer classes also part of the Tuesday Club. All the above activities are taking place in St.Mary’s Community Hall.

Thursday Club programme November 1st Drop-in 2-4pm Bowls; November 8th, Drop-in 2,00-4.00pm Bowls also Free Movement and Dance

Thursday 15th Drop-in 2.00-4.00pm, Bowls; Thursday, 22nd Drop-in 2.00-4.00pm - Bowls; Thursday,29th Drop-in 2.00-4.00pm- Bowls.

All the above activities are taking place in Greenbank Hall, Quigley’s Point.

ppers and the Panto in the Millennium has been arranged.

Contact the Resource Centre, Muff, on 9384572 if you require any further information regarding any of the above activities.

Confirmation ceremony 2013 will be celebrated by Mons, Joseph Donnelly in St. Columba’s Church, Drung on Saturday 23rd March at 11.00am.

First Communion 2013 will take place in the Sacred Heart Church, Muff, on Saturday 01st June at 11.00am.

The numbers drawn in this week’s GAA Naomh Padraig’s Lotto were 7,4,6,2,3,1,5, The Jackpot of 2,300 Euro was won by Eddie McCauley, Whitehill Close, Muff (sold in Mary Deeney’s). Next week’s Jackpot will be 400 Euro.

The club is holding a Halloween Disco on Wednesday 31st October at 7.30pm. at the Clubhouse( under 14s) Club night at the Races will be held on 9th Novemberin Mary Deeney’s.