Passing of Kathleen Rawdon Glasgow

Sympathy is extended from all in the parish go to family of Kathleen Rawdon, Glasgow, whose funeral took place in St Boden’s Church Bocan. She is survived by her daughters Margaret, Kathleen and Rosaleen and her sons Michael and Brian, her grandchildren and the wider family circle. May she rest in peace.

St Bodens NS is holding a Car Boot Sale in Simpson’s Supermarket car park this Sunday from 11am-2pm.Car entry : €10 Come along and grab a few bargains.

Gleneely Development Association is holding a Big Clean Up tomorrow at 10am. Gloves, bags and pickers will be provided. All help welcome and refreshments will be provided afterwards.

If you are against water charges, a bus is being organised to go to Dublin on Wednesday 10th December. If we can get fifty people to travel the return fare will be €12. If interested please call 087-9028930.

The winners of the Culdaff FC Silver Circle October draw were: €250 Shane McFeely €150 Liam McKinney €100 Martin Conlon €50 each Nicole O’Brien, Darragh McLaughlin, Danielle Callaghan, Evelyn Ruddy anad Michael Coyle. The November draw will take place this Sunday. Thank you for your continued support.

Five tables took part in the quiz in the Culdaff Arms with Darragh Mclaughlin’s Cliff Rescue and helicopter team the winners from Brendan Lafferty’s Horse in into Ye Cynthia. Bar questions were answered by Mike Houlihan, Susan McLaughlin and Gerard Davenport. The Raffle winners were Noel Mclaughlin, Packie McFeely, Susan Mclaughlin, Callum Doherty and Elizabeth Craven. A total of €255 was raised towards the purchase of a defibrillator and Culdaff FC would like to thank all who supported the quiz.

Whist winners - 1st Ernie McLucas Carn, 2nd Bridgid McCauley Moville, 3rd Rose Thompson, Moville. Tickets Sheila Doherty, Margaret McGilloway, Sean Duffy, Gerard Doherty and James McConalogue. Other winners, Joanie McLaughlin, Mary B Mclaughlin, Carmel McLaughlin, Mary Ellen Ruddy, Fr McGonagle, Gerard Doherty, Mary Hirrell, Kevin Lafferty, Vincent Lynn, James McConalogue, Sheila Doherty. Snowball tonight €120. Gleneely Colts Lotto numbers, 13-14-17-22. There was no jackpot winner. 20 euro winners, Charlie Gordon, Isle of Doagh, Gerard McDermott, Drunley, John Harkin, Falmore, Anne Faulkner, c/o Carrick’s, Catriona and Charlie Duffy, Moneydarragh. The jackpot is now €700.

Craigtown National School is holding a craft fair at the school on Saturday 6th December 2014.If interested in booking a table then please contact Kathleen at 086-3858821 or

The annual Culdaff Football Club Bazaar will take place in Bocan Hall on Friday 12th Dec at 7.30pm.

The annual General Meeting of the 20th Bocan Scouts will take place on Tuesday 2nd December at 8.30pm in the Scout Den located in the Old Bocan Playschool. If you want to be involved in your local community and help our children this is your chance.

There was an outstanding entry of 67 players fot this year’s Paddy Lafferty Pool Competition. Matches continue to be played in the Orchard Bar on Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday nights. All monies raised this year will go to The Intensive care Unit of Letterkenny General Hospital. Anyone wishing to make a donation can do so in Carrick’s Bar or the Orchard Bar.

Tickets are now on sale for a Culdaff FC Christmas Draw with the top prize a 32” Flat Screen TV, second Prize is a Christmas Hamper with third prize two tickets for the ROI v Poland Euro qualifier and two prizes of €50.Tickets are priced at €3 each or two for €5 and are available