New Year’s Day dip

The staff and committee at Carrowmenagh Community Centre would like to thank everyone who came along to support the annual Christmas concert which took place in the community centre on December 28th. A special thanks to all the artists who performed on the night and gave up their time to make the evening such a success. Thanks to Paul Crumlish who was MC for the night Thank you to all the sponsors who donated prizes and all who helped out backstage. A great night was had by all.

The new CD, “Life is a River” recorded by Paddy J. McLaughlin, is in aid of the Good and New Cancer Care Bus and can be purchased now in Faulkners Shop, Gillens Shop, Inishowen Co-Op, The Corner Bar, Moville. Harkins Shop, Muff. Supervalu, Buncrana. K&S Kellys, Inishowen Co-Op, Carndonagh. Laffertys Shop, Glengad. Farren’s Shop and Mc Guinness’s Shop, Culdaff. Malin Cash Stores. Good and New Shop, Unit 1, Port Link Business Park, Port Road, Letterkenny.

Childcare Training Opportunity - Do you want a career in Childcare? Are you over 25yrs and one year in receipt of a Social Welfare payment? THEN why not join a Childcare Community Employment Scheme. Eligible applicants will work within a childcare setting and receive a Qualification in Early Childhood Care & Education, FETAC Level 5. Duration 3 years. Positions are available –in the Culdaff, Malin Head, Buncrana, Newtowncunningham and Mannorcunningham areas. Please contact Pauline Coyle, Inishowen Development Partnership, Buncrana, on 086 1739920 or check out our web site on

Parent and Toddler group at Carrowmenagh Centre every Wednesday from 10.30-12.00. All welcome to come and join our fun and relaxed group. €3.00 per family.

The Good Morning Service County Donegal runs the ‘Friendly Face Befriending Scheme’, covering the Inishowen Primary care area. We offer support and social contact to people over 60 in Inishowen who are living alone and who are not participating for whatever reason in everyday community activities. The volunteer would visit once per week at an agreed time and day that suits both.

We are seeking volunteers from all over Inishowen so if you have a few hours to spare

If you are interested in either using the service or becoming a Volunteer Befriender or just require more information contact Liam Hargan, Project Organiser on 07493 21598 or email:

Inishowen Disability Action Group which addresses the transport needs for people with disabilities throughout Inishowen is based in Action Inishowen, Carndonagh. New members welcome. For more information contact Dalia/David Monday to Friday 9.30am-4.30pm. Telephone number 9374529. Wheelchair accessible Minibus. Reasonable prices.

The Letterkenny Aware support group meets every Tuesday from 8pm at 4a Pearse Road (above B Bobs hairdressers). This service is free and you will be made most welcome. For more information please contact Aware LoCall Helpline 1890 303 302.or the website

The cancer support and social club meet in Milltown House Carndonagh at 7.30 on the second Monday of every month. For further information contact Deirdre on 087 7634596 or Margaret on 0863445066 any time

There was no winner of the Carrowmenagh Football Club Weekly Lotto Draw jackpot last Sunday 4. The numbers drawn were: 3, 12, 13, 14.

€20 winners were: 1. Michael Farren, ℅ Neil, 2. Patrick Thompson, Meenletterbale, 3. Nanny’s Boys, ℅ Anna. Next week’s jackpot is €1500 to be drawn in the Corner Bar.