Young Gaels do Burt proud

A proud Burt GAA Club recognised the many talented youngsters within its ranks at the recent Underage Presentation Evening. Sincere thanks are extended to everyone who made the Event so special, including those who provided delicious refreshments on the night.

The following youngsters received individual awards: Football: U16 player of the year - Ruairi Bradley; U16 most improved - Ryan Brogan; U14 player of the year - Darren Gallagher; U14 most improved - Stephen O’Donnell; U13 player of the year - Sean McHugh; U13 most improved - Jonathan McDaid; U12 Blue team player of the year - Conor Bradley; U12 Gold team player of the year - Shaun Gallagher; U12 White team player of the year - John Paul Hegarty; U12 most improved - Shane O’Donnell; U10 player of the year - Kellan Arbuckle; U10 most improved - Eanna McLaughlin.

HURLING: U16 player of the year - Gavin McGrath; U16 most improved - Conor Harkin; U14 player of the year - Ryan (R) McLaughlin; U14 most improved - Shane Arbuckle; U12 joint players of the year - Gavin Arbuckle and Caolan McDermott; U12 most improved - Sean Harkin; U10 player of the year - Pierce Harrigan; U10 most improved - Conor Carlin. Well done to every one of them.

We offer our sympathy to the family and friends of Mamie O’Donnell, Moness, Burt, who died during the week.

The Month’s Mind Mass for Rose Harrigan, Magherabeg, will take place tonight in the Parish Church, at 7.30pm.

Don’t forget to tune into “Ireland’s Got Talent” this Sunday, 23 January, at 6.30pm, and vote for local singer and musician, Brian Sheerin, who will be representing Ulster; vote early and vote often!

Burt Bingo has temporarily relocated to St Aengus’ NS, Bridgend, for the first couple of sessions of 2011, due to the flooding in St Mary’s Hall, which was caused by burst pipes Patrons are requested to park their cars at the school car park. You are cordially invited to come along and bring a friend.

Evelyn McLaughlin and Lorna McHugh won 30 euro each in this week’s Burt GAA Lotto.

There are Yoga Classes, every Tuesday, in Fahan. Beginners are at 6.30pm and Continuing Yoga is at 8.00pm. Contact Marian on 0861740054.

“Vivid Performances” Children’s speech and drama workshops, for 5-12 years, every Tuesday, from 4.00pm until 5.00pm, in the Aileach Youth Club, Burnfoot. Euro 5 per child, per session. Contact Emma Porter on 0863601537 for more details.

Sean Davis’ Soccer Academy has resumed in Aileach Youth Club, Burnfoot, for boys and girls, aged 5 to 17, from 6.00pm until 8.00pm, every Friday night. The cost is Euro 3 per week and everyone is very welcome.

Computer Classes for beginners at the NCDI Offices, Newtoncunningham, every Tuesday, 10.00am until 12 noon or 11.00am until 1.00pm. There are five places to be filled. The cost is Euro 30. Phone Kathleen Burke on 0749156898 or Kathleen Grant on 074 9368373,

All parents, guardians and 6th Class students are cordially invited to the Annual Open Evening of Scoil Mhuire, Convent of Mercy, Buncrana, on Tuesday, 25 January, at 7.15pm. For further information, please contact Ms Katrina McGonagle on 0749320040. Parking is available in the floodlit all-weather pitch.

New Year, new job-seeking training courses in Buncrana and Carndonagh. This free training course will enable you to upskill and improve on interview techniques, apply for jobs and provide you with information on schemes and much more. To book, phone Aisling on 0749361376.

Fr Sweeney is looking for someone to act as Sacristan in St Aengus’ Church, Burt. If you are interested, please contact: Fr Sweeney on 0749368155.

ACCORD Pre-Marriage Courses, Pastoral Centre, Carndonagh: 25/26 February; 25/26 March; 29/30 April; 27/28 May. For details, contact: 9374103; or

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