Fun Cycle/Walk in aid of Carndonagh Patient Comfort Fund this Sunday. Sign up at the hospital at 9.15am for 40k Cycle (short cuts available) Cycle race begins at 10am. Helmets must be worn. 10k walk sign up at 10.15am. Race commences from the hospital at 11am. Under 12s must be accompanied by adults on both races. Fee 10 euro. For further information tel John on 0866075594 or Jim on 0868050885. A Social will be held in Hillhead Curch Hall on Friday, 19th October from 9.30pm – 1.30pm Music by Country Style. Tickets 6 euro including supper. All welcome.
It is planned to start ladies badminton at Hillhead Church Hall, beginning next Thursday, 18th October from 11am to 12.30pm. This will be none competitive badminton and ladies who play badminton or have played in the past are very welcome come along. For further information contact Kathleen Mc Keague 074 9379109 (evenings).
A coffee morning will be held in aid of iCARE in Cafe Donagh, Diamond, Carndonagh on Tuesday, 23 October from 10am-12noon. By kind donation of Pascal Trabac all proceeds from tea/coffee and our wee buns during this time will go to iCARE. Everyone welcome, buy a tea or coffee and help a local charity continue its invaluable work.
A positive and practical course for parents who are preparing for, going through or have gone through separation or divorce will begin on 8th November at the Links Business Centre Buncrana (opposite North West Golf Club). For further details please contact Miriam Kileeney 0749320420 or Maria Stevens 087 270 8797.
Retirement Dance for Anthony Burke will take place in Strand Hotel on 28th October. Admission 25 euro. Tickets available at Bridie Doherty (F), any committee member or Mary Lafferty 9374338.
The Annual General Meeting of the Colgan Heritage Group will be held in the Colgan Community and Resource Centre on Tuesday 23rd October at 8.30pm. New members most welcome.
St.Brigids N.S Glenmakee is trying to estimate future school numbers. If you intend enrolling your child in the school in September 2013, 2014, 2015 please ring the school with your details as this will assist our planning.
Anniversary Mass for Gerard O’Connor tomorrow night at 7pm.
Carndonagh Parish Draw winners - 250 Mary Kelly, Glenmakee. Promoter Anne Diver, 150 euro Jane Gamble, Tulnaree. Promoter Sheila Callaghan. 100 euro Emmet, Kate and Eoghan Doherty, Ballyliffin Rd, Promoter Patricia McLaughlin, 100 euro; Bernie McClue, 48 Ard Colgan. Promoter Catherine McClure..
Good as new opening Monday 15th October upstairs in G & S (Costcutters) for : St Brigids N.S. Glenmakee Carndonagh. Clean clothes, curtains etc. greatly appreciated.
Child Counselling service offer by Lifeline (Inishowen) Domestic Violence Service and funded by Family Support Agency. For more information or to book an appointment tel 9373232 between 10am – 1.30pm Mon – Friday.
Inishowen Women’s Information Network are planning to run a series of programmes for those who want to learn something new. Topics include Basic DIY and Computers, Cookery on a Budget, Beginners Knitting and Sewing. Learn how to play Bridge or Card Making. For more information please contact Mary on 0749329494 or Jacqui on 0749373562, Monday - Friday 9.30am -1.30pm Inishowen Women’s Information Network are looking for anyone who would have been involved with the Christmas mummers / rhymers in the past? If anyone has any information please contact Mary on 0749329494 or Jacqui on 0749373562. Do you have any old photographs of life in Inishowen this can include turf/hay cutting, working on farm, fishing, factory etc anything considered. These photographs will be scanned and returned to you. They maybe used in a public exhibition.
Carndonagh Walk and Talk group will start on Thursday 11th October 2012 at the office of the Inishowen Women’s Information Network at 18 Millbrae Heights, Carndonagh at 10.30 am. For more information ring 0749329494 or 0749373562.
The next meeting of Inishowen Beekeepers Association will be held on Monday 15th October 2012 at 8.30pm, at the Strand Hotel, Ballyliffin. If you are interested in the craft of beekeeping or would simply like to get more information about beekeeping in Inishowen, then come along on Monday night.
One to One Computer Classes: Wesley Hall 30 euro for 6 lessons. Tel 9329680 between 10-5pm.
Classroom Assistant Internship: St. Patrick’s Girls’ N.S., Carndonagh. Closing date for applications today. See application information for this internship at www.jobbridge.ie (education sector). To be eligible, you must have a live claim and be currently in receipt of Jobseekers Allowance/ Jobseekers Benefit/ One Parent Family Payment/ Disability Allowance or signing for Social Insurance Contribution Credits for 3 months (78 days) or more in the last 6 months.
Craigtown NS will be hosting a night of Camel Racing Friday, 2 November at 8pm at the Strand Hotel in aid of its building fund. To sponsor a Camel 10 euro contact any school parent or Kathleen 086-3858821. Come along on the night and race your own camel.
Credit Union The Credit union needs help to continue their very important work. If you feel that you may be able to volunteer some spare time please call to the office at Chapel Street.
One of the highlights of this year’s Macklin weekend will be a play in Bocan Hall on Saturday after Mass at 8.45 pm called ‘Lonesome CowPilates Class: Colgan Hall 7pm Tuesdays . Beginners welcome Carn FC: Wednesdays - u8s at St Patrick’s Park 5-6 p.m. and u10s 6-7 p.m. in Benduff
Wesley Hall dancing classes Mondays at 8.30pm Salsa dancing Thursday from 7.30pm. Line dancing resumes tonight at 8.30pm.
Carndonagh Boxing Club 9-14 yrs 6.30-7.30 p.m. and seniors 8.00-9.30 p.m. Mon, Wed, Fri. 5 euro p.w.
U-14 Children’s Cycle Camp: Mon at Tul-Na-Rí. Under 8s must be accompanied. Bring own bike and helmet.
Scor na nÓg promotes Irish culture.
GAA The winning numbers in the club mini-lotto were 18, 21, 1, 17 and 12. There was no jackpot winner. The €30 prize went to Susan Connolly, C/o Angela Crossan, Glentogher; €15 each to Brendan Toland, Ballyloskey, Carn; Padraig Doherty, Cashelcraw, Carn; Nathan Mullins, Raheny, Dublin and Mary McGonigle, Carrickbrae, Carn. The jackpot this week is €11,100