Carndonagh notes

As part of the Bealtaine festival 2014, Carndonagh Community Library in partnership with Inishowen Development Partnership and Carndongh Community School transition students will provide free internet classes on Friday 9th, 16th, 23rd and 30th May from 11am-12.30pm.

For more details and to book your place please contact the library on 93 73701 or email

Art Explorers will be holding a six week programme in the Colgan Hall starting Saturday 10th May to June 14th. “Little Art” Explorers from 10am-11am and “Great Art” Explorers from 11.15am-1pm. €40 for six weeks. Contact Sinead 087 137 2139 or The Art Smyth on Facebook.

Carndonagh CE scheme have a vacancy for an Attic Insulation operative. This position is for working across Inishowen. Applicants must be eligible to participate on a CE scheme see for criteria.Ring 074 93 29474.

Inishowen Development Partnership (IDP) are delivering a Healthy Motivation, Eating & Exercise Together programme in Carndonagh in early May. The 8 week Prevention Programme aims to support 12 families in North Inishowen with children under 5 years, to reduce the risk of childhood obesity, through the provision of life skills and to make positive lifestyle changes to ensure children gets the best start in life. The programme is FREE and will include cookery/ physical activity with lots of fun.

Saddle Rock Cycling Club in conjunction with St Bridid’s NS Glenmakee, Carndonagh will host an cycle on Sunday 11th May leaving from G&S Supermarket. Registration €10 from 9.30am/10am sharp- 3 routes4,17 &30 miles. Carn-Gleneely-Culdaff-Malin. Refreshments afterwards in G&S.

A walking Club has been recently established in Carndonagh.Meeting every Tuesday evening at Supervalu car park at 7.30pm. Everyone welcome.Please wear high visibility jackets for safety. For further information from Bernie Kelly 086 063 8904.

There will be new adult “Jiggy” irish dancing classes on Tuesday s at Spraoi & Sport.All Welcome.Contact Finvola Lyons on 086 239 3254.

Colgan Heritage Committee are about to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the Colgan Hall, we intend to publish a magazine/book “A Century of Change”. We are asking anyone who would like to submit articles/photos to contact us on 087 742 8933. There will be a Fundraising Quiz in aid of Relay for Life in Simpsons Bar on Friday 23rdMay at 9.30pm. Locals Donna Porter, Janice McCandless and Sandra Leeper are part of a group of badminton players from Co. Donegal taking part in the Relay for Life event. All welcome.

Bealtaine Festival in Carndonagh Community Library. As part of the nationwide Bealtaine celebrations, The Donegal Library service is delighted to host a local history talk in Carndonagh Community Library on Thursday 15th May at 6.30pm . Feis Domhnaigh syllabus now available on line at or to buy at Doherty’s Newsagents Bridie’s Carndonagh. Closing date for entries sat May 24th.Check website for details or contact Karen 087 2987370,