Burt GAA is organising an Easter Camp for national school pupils. The camp will run from March 30 to April 1, from 10am to 2,30pm. Any parents interested in enrolling children should contact Marty on 0877431332. The club has also organised a recycling event to raise much needed funds for the children participating in Féile 2015. It will take place in the clubhouse on Good Friday (April 3), at 6.00pm. Feel free to leave donations of unwanted clothes, shoes and bags. Curtains and blankets are also welcome, but must be bagged separately. The Club can also recycle old books.
We welcome into the Christian community Riley Stephen Mc Gill, Stoneybridge, Bridgend.
Congratulations to Dominic Gallagher, Moness, Burt, and Aubrie Hume, Boston, who were married in St Aengus’ Church, Burt.
We offer our sympathy to the family and friends of John Elliott, Burnfoot; Robert Murray, Bonemaine, Bridgend, and Joseph Sweeney, Carrickanee, Inch. We also offer our sympathy to Antoinette Corey, Burt, on the death of her sister Sally Lafferty in Carndonagh.
Burt’s Big Bingo raised a fabulous 910 euro for the St Aengus’ Restoration Fund.. Thanks to all who supported this event, gave donations of items and money. It is hoped to run another one in mid-May.
A defibrillator is now available from An Grainan Hotel for in-house emergencies and for those in need in the local community. Phone: 0749368900.
Volunteers are wanted for the Fahan, Burt and Newtowncunningham Befriending Service. If you are interested, please contact Frances Browne on 074 9321598
Inch Church Choir is seeking new singers, male or female. Contact Ciaran on 9360283 or any member of the choir.
Host Families are wanted for 13 to 17 year old Spanish students for the month of July. Generous rates are paid. For further information please call 0876008446.
Inishowen Development Partnership, in association with Spraoi agus Sport, is hosting a Kids Fit for Life nutritional information workshop for parents today from 10.00am to 12 noon at the premises of Spraoi agus Sport, Carndonagh (beside Supervalu supermarket). The Guest speaker is Corinne Moyne, Nutritionist with the Western Education & Library Board. The workshop is free and free childcare facilities are available onsite for children 3 years and upwards.
Swilly Community Employment Project (CEP) requires general maintenance workers for its new CEP project, which starts on Monday, April 6. Positions are based in Fahan. Contact your local DSP Office on 9364600 or Mickey Bradley on 0863267443 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Applicants can also contact Fr McGoldrick for further information. DSP conditions apply.
St. Aengus NS is celebrating its Ruby Anniversary this year. A series of events is taking place to celebrate the past 40 years. There will also be a Gala Dinner in An Grianán Hotel, on Saturday, April 4, 2015. Tickets cost 25 euro and are available from the school on 074 9368352. It is hoped that a booklet will be produced and the school invites people to contribute and send in their memories to the school.
Burt Bingo takes place every Tuesday evening at 9pm in St Mary’s Hall. A book and sheet cost 9 euro.
This week’s Burt GAA draw winner was Mark McDermott, Burnfoot
The Samaritans confidential numbers are: 074 9120999 and 1850609090 or text 087 2609090.
Thrill Seekers alert! Sonas Youth Club & ICARE are looking for you to jump for joy and help raise funds for their charities by doing a parachute jump, on August Bank Holiday weekend. If you are over 18 yrs contact 0863399794 or 0749321084.