Fundraising concert in Fowler Hall

A Fundraising Concert, with local artists and the comedy sketch DIY 2, will take place next Tuesday, 28 June, in the Fowler Hall. The proceeds are in aid of the Aileach Football Club and local charities. It will be repeated in St Mary’s Hall, Burt on Wednesday, 29 June, with the proceeds going to the Burt GAA and local charities. The concerts begin at 8.00pm. Adult admission is 5 euro and 3 euro for Children. There are family concessions.

You know that it’s summer when the rain feels that wee bit warmer and Kathleen Grant organises one of her inimitable Book Sales! The next one is taking place in St Mary’s Hall, Burt, on Saturday, 9 and Sunday, 10 July. All of the proceeds are going to charity, so please contact Kathleen on 0749368373 or 0863931426, if you would like to donate any items. It would be very much appreciated.

We welcome into the Christian Community Stephanie Isabelle Quigley, Carrowrreagh, Bridgend, who was recently Baptised in St Aengus’ Church, Burt.

Congratulations to Elaine McLaughlin and Patrick Hughes, Manor Court, Convoy, who were married in St Aengus’ Church, Burt.

Thanks to everyone locally who supported the following: The Irish Cancer Society, which raised 245.75 euro at the Church Gate collection in Burt, the Foyle and Inishowen Chernobyl Group, which raised 935 euro through its Coffee / Tea Morning and the Burt Presbyterian Church’s recent auction.

Laura Cullen-Byrne is organising a Dinner Dance, on Saturday, 25 June, in Caiseal Mara Hotel, at 8.00pm. It is in Memory of Barney Cullen and in Aid of Medical 3 Patient Comfort Fund, Letterkenny General Hospital. Music is by Noel Mc Keary and Memory Lane. Tickets are €25 and available from Gillen’s Shop or from Laura on 0868938551/ 93 82078.

The Cairn Theatre Group presents The Echo of the Celtic Tiger, in The Cairn, Greencastle, tonightcommencing 8.00pm. This new musical, written by Patsy Cavanagh, is a mix of traditional and original songs, humour and Irish Dance; it tells the story of the Old Ireland, The Celtic Tiger and the Present. Booking is advisable on: 0749381104

Beginner’s Zumba Dancing in St Mary’s Hall, Burt, 6.30pm until 7.30pm, every Thursday night; the cost is Euro 5.

A clean up has been arranged for Burt on Monday, 4 July, at 7.00pm. Please collect bags at Speenogue Post Office or Grant’s on 2 July, or earlier!

The DeafHear Inishowen Outreach Clinic has been postponed until Monday, 18 July. It is by appointment only. Please contact: 0749188252.

There will be a Table Quiz in An Grianan Hotel, Burt, on Thursday, 7 July, at 9.00pm, in aid of the Changaro Trust, which builds schools in the Kibera Slums in Nairobi. Everyone is very welcome.

Move over Rory, Ballyliffin’s Youth Summer Golf Camp is running from 11 until 13 July, 10.00am until 2.00pm daily. The fee is Euro 70, which includes a meal, a gift and the competition. Contact: Proshop on 0749378100.

The Blessing of the Graves in Burt will take place this Sunday at 3.00pm and in Inch at 3.00pm.

White Oaks Organic Farm, Muff has allotments for rent. Also, a six week Grow Your Own Vegetables beginner’s course will begin on Wednesday, 29 June, at 6.45pm. Contact: Faunchea / Máire on 0749384866.

All of Burt GAA’s the fixtures are now online at: This week’s Lotto Winner were Paddy McDermott and Mark McGavigan who share the Euro 60. Next week’s jackpot is Euro 1300.

If you have a story or any information, which you wish to have included in “Burt, Inch and Fahan Notes”, please contact: Catherine on 0749386620, email or tweet to, preferably before 1.00pm on Monday.