Christmas lights switch-on

The big Christmas Lights Switch On will take place this Sunday at 6p.m. sharp. Santa will be arriving for the event. Everyone is very welcome. The annual Christmas Bazaar will be held this Sunday in Cockhill School Hall after the turning on of the lights. Santa will arrive at 6.30 p.m. for the children to visit and give him their letters.

Please support a Coffee Morning taking place today in the Nazareth House, Fahan from 10 a.m. - 12.30 p.m.

The Christmas Variety Show takes place next Wednesday 10th December at 7:30pm in the Inishowen Gateway Hotel. Tickets €5 each available from the Lunch Box, The Inishowen Gateway Hotel, The General’s and  Mac’s Newsagents. Christmas bingo in the North West Golf Club on Sunday 7th, 14th and 21st December at 7 p.m. Christ Church’s annual Christmas sale will be held in the Church Hall, Church Street tomorrow at 3 p.m. There will be all the usual stalls, crafts and teas. Everyone is very welcome.

The Crafty Cavern, a community initiative, is hosting a Christmas craft shop incorporating an art exhibitors’ section at Buncrana Market (opposite the Courthouse) all day tomorrow and Sunday.

The Parents’ Association of St. Oran’s National School is holding a disco in the school on 13th December from 4–6p.m.

St. Mura’s National School will host the school’s annual Flower Presentation by Josie Coll which will take place in the Lake of Shadows Hotel on Thursday, 11th December at 8 p.m. All arrangements will be raffled on the night. Admission is 6 euro which includes tea and a snack.

The Inishowen Country Market will be held tomorrow in the Church of Ireland Hall, Buncrana from 2 – 3 p.m. We look forward to seeing you there.

Desertegney Bazaar will be held on Sunday, 14th December in the Parish Hall from 4 p.m. Santa will be in attendance. All welcome.

The Illies Community Development Committee is holding a monster bingo in the Plaza this Sunday 7th December at 3p.m. with €3000 in prizes. Side prizes on all houses. Single book €15 double book €20. Doors open at 2pm. All welcome.

A Christmas Craft Fair with Santa’s Grotto, gourmet food and local crafts will be held in the Sliabh Sneacht Centre this Sunday from 2 – 6 p.m. There will also be a Community Dance tomorrow with music by Tir Chonaill Country. Dancing from 10 p.m. All welcome.

A Personal Development Workshop will take place in The Exchange, Castle Avenue tomorrow from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. For further information telephone 9362390.

Self Help Africa would like to thank everyone who contributed or helped in any way with their recent collection. 1,706.10 euro has been received from this parish

Your prayers are asked for Michael Bradley who was buried recently. Welcome into God’s family Malachy Killian Keohler/Fernandez, Maurice Patrick Loughrey and Seamus Joseph Buncrana Parish draw winners, 500 euro – Celia Brady, Doonwood, promoter 30 euro Margaret Friel, 300 euro – Teresa Porter, Ardaravan promoter 20 euro Sadie Kelly, 150 euro – Eileen McLaughlin, Clonclosk promoter 20 euro Mary