Burt-Inch-Fahan notes

Ruth Moore from Carfe with Mary Galbraith and Anne McElhinney, crana College at the Route Planner Inishowen Education and Employment fair hosted by the Inishowen Development Partnership and Department of Social Protection in the Inishowen Gateway Hotel.

We welcome into the Christian community: Caolan Shea Deane, 47 Grianan Park, Burnfoot.

We offer our sympathy to the family and friends of Tommy McGlynn, California, and formerly of Burnfoot, who died recently.

Burt Red Cross has organised an eight-week First Aid Course from October 20, from 7pm until 8.45pm in St Mary’s Hall. Contact Sheena on 0872940455.

Congratulations to Burt Red Cross who came third in their recent All Ireland competition. They also scooped the Regional title.

Congratulations to David Craig from Inch on the launch of his new album ‘The Wedding & The Wake’. It is sure to be a big hit with all his fans everywhere.

The winner of this week’s Burt GAA Lotto was: Rory Grant, Letterkenny. Next week’s jackpot is €1,300.

Could all promoters for the Parish Draw make their returns by October 26, The Draw will take place before the bingo in St Mary’s Hall, Burt, at 9pm on October 27.

Youthlife are holding Safe Futures residential for those who have been bereaved by suicide, in the Sanctuary, Muff, from October 23 to October 25. To book call Bridie at Youthlife on 048 71377227.

Do you like to sing? If so the Sunday Choir in St. Aengus’ Church Burt would like to get you on board. Just contact any of the Choir members or chat to them any Sunday.

St. Aengus’ Church also requires new cleaners. If you are interested, please contact Anne in the sacristy.

The Annual Church Gate collection for Self-help Africa will take place at all Masses on October 24 and October 25.

A Charity Shop for Crumlin Children’s Hospital and Bosnia Older Peoples’ Feeding programme will take place in Billy Porter’s Corner Shop, from October 19 until November 21. Donations of good quality clothes, jewellery, bags of bric-a-brac will be accepted. Telephone Kathleen on: 087 7388967 or Ann on: 086 314 0373.

Cashel na Cor is looking for old mobile phones, as it can exchange them for tablets or computer equipment. Please drop your old phones in to Cashel na Cor or phone: 9321057 to arrange a pick up. Drop them in or phone them on 93 21057.

Watch out for the Fahan, Inch and Burt Calendar 2016, which will be on sale soon. Again we thank the local business fraternity for their valued help by way of sponsorship. Ads cost 30 euro and there are a few spaces left. If you would like to buy one, contact Kathleen on 93 68373.

Notice for taxpayers (PAYE and Self-Employed) who give 5 euro or more to the weekly collection. We can claim back from the Revenue the income tax you have already paid in your contribution to the church collections for 2014. This scheme does not affect your tax free allowance. To make a claim, all we need to know is your name, address, phone number, PPS number and the amount you contributed in the year or contributed each week. If you are prepared to allow us to avail of this scheme, please contact Fr McGoldrick or Fr Crowley. There are forms available in the sacristy.

There will be a Pilgrimage to Lourdes during Easter 2016 for children with special needs. Contact: Alice O’Hagan on 086 346 0522 or Jimmy on 0044 7802545282. The closing date for applications is October 31.