Corpus Christi procession on Sunday


The Corpus Christi procession will leave St. Mary’s Oratory at 3p.m. this Sunday. Everyone is welcome to this ceremony, especially the children who celebrated their First Holy Communion this year and they are asked to wear their Communion clothes. The business and residents on the Main Street are asked if they would consider decorating their windows on the day. Everyone is welcome to join in the procession around the town.

Féile Grianán Áiligh 2015 is celebrating the Summer Solstice on June 21st at 04:55 IST with a Dawn Chorus and musical programme. Led by the Inishowen Traditional Group and the Codetta Choir, music will be provided at various intervals, from 1.30 - 7 a.m. inside and outside Grianán Fort. Come along and enjoy an out-of-this-world experience in one of the most beautiful and historic sites in Burt, Inishowen, County Donegal.Twitter: @Feile_Grianan

Inishowen A.C.’s ‘The Main Street Mile Sub 4 Minute Challenge’ will take place this Sunday on the Main Street from 7 p.m. also Fit for Life 5k will be at 11 a.m.

Coláiste Chineál Eoghain Parent’s Committee invites the parents of Gaelscoil and National school children (of all ages) throughout Inishowen, to a ‘Meet and Greet Evening’, this Monday, June 8, at 7.30 p.m. in the Tullyarvan-based school, in Buncrana. Parents will have a great opportunity to hear about the school’s achievements, curricular and extra-curricular activities and to chat about Irish medium education. Light refreshments will also be available

Graveyard Sunday will take place in Cockhill on Sunday, 26th July and in Desertegney on Sunday, 2nd August.

The Swilly Gardening Club will meet on Monday 15th June at 8 p.m. in the Anglers’ Centre. Guest speaker is Willie Mc Mullan, specialising in bee keeping. New members welcome. Contact Susie at 0863573145 or 9361606 .

There will be an afternoon tea and cake sale on Saturday, 13th June from 2– 5pm. in the Church of Ireland Hall, Fahan. All welcome.

A Coffee Morning in aid of Gael Scoil Bhuncranncha will be held in An Siopa Gruaige today from 10am- 3p.m. All welcome.

The Mizen to Malin cycle group is hosting a Coffee Morning in O’Flaherty’s Bar next Friday 12th June. All procceds to Buncrana GAA and Scoil Iosagain Special Needs. Come along and support this worthy cause. 

A Social will be held in the Desertegney Parish Hall on Thursday, 11th June. Doors open at 10 p.m. and dancing is from 10.30pm-1am. With music by Eddie Gallagher (Tirconnail Sound). Admission is 7 euro and all are welcome.

The Inishowen Country Market will take place tomorrow in the Church of Ireland Hall, Buncrana from 2 – 3 p.m.

The Fahan I.C.A. is running a bus trip to Sligo on Saturday, 20th June. Contact 9360439 to book your place.

The Inishowen Gateway Singers are hosting a table quiz and bingo night in the Lake of Shadows Hotel tomorrow at 8.30 p.m. All welcome.

The dates for the Buncrana Youth Club Summer Camps are 6th - 10th and 20th - 24th July. Activities include canoeing, bouncy and activity castle and also many, many more activities. Forms are available at the club. For further information contact Marcella telephone 9361594. Due to popular demand its first come first served basis

Caroline Kelly, family and friends would like to thank everyone who helped in their recent fundraising for the school. A total of 2,110 euro was raised. The principal and staff of Scoil Iosagain would also like to gratefully acknowledge the sum raised by Caroline Kelly and her family and friends.

Your prayers are asked for Paul McCay who died recently and for his family and friends saddened by their loss.

Welcome into God’s family Lalya Rose McCauley, Conor Malachy O’Carroll and Aoife Rhona McLaughlin who were baptised recently.

Buncrana Parish draw winners, 500 euro – Denis Duggan, Meenaward, promoter 30 euro Rose Daly, 300 euro – Diane McLaughlin, c/o 8, Rockfield Terrace, promoter 20 euro Marjorie Doherty, 150 euro – Cole Family (P), Connagh, Kinnego, promoter 20 euro Sadie Kelly.