Sad passing of Rose Duffy

The death took place recently after a long illness in the Donegal Hospice of Rose Duffy (nee McFaul), Lisfannon. Rose who was the daughter of the late Michael and Rose McFaul, Glackmore, Muff, is survived by her husband Pat, Lisfannon, brother James, Drumskellan, sisters Celine, Glengad, Bridget, Clar and Ellen. She was predeceased by her sister Mary about four years ago. Her Requiem Mass was concelebrated in St. Mary’s Church, Cockhill by her nephew Fr. Daniel McFaul, St. Eugene’s, Derry, her nephew-in-law Fr. Philip Kemmy, Convoy, Fr. Neil McGoldrick, Feeney, Fr. Eddie Gallagher, Limavady and Fr. Con McLaughlin, Carndonagh. Music in the church was supplied by Seamus and Roisin. Burial took place in the adjoining graveyard. Sympathy is also extended to her sister-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces and nephews. Rose was very well known and will be sadly missed by all her relations and friends in the area.

‘Radio Active’, St. Patrick’s Discos will be held tonight in Quigley’s Point Community Centre. The Junior Disco (for National School children) from 7.30 - 9 p.m. admission 3 euro followed by a Disco from 9.30 p.m. - 12 midnight, admission 5 euro.

Residents in a quiet residential area in Muff got the shock of their lives when it was discovered that a gun attack had taken place in one of the houses. Two men on a motorbike fired a shot through the window while the male occupant and two young children were in the house. They made a hasty retreat up through a country area known as Carnamoyle where they burnt the bike. Anyone who has any information regarding this incident should contact Buncrana Garda Station, telephone 084 9302450.

‘Community Spring Clean’ - the first ‘Mietheal’ event of 2011 takes place on Saturday, 2nd April with a community Spring Clean (Mietheal Ghlanadh an Earraigh). Assemble at St. Mary’s Community Hall at 10 a.m. Further information will be given later.

‘Time on Your Hands’ - Tuesday club - Tuesday 22nd March, swimming at Redcastle, meet at usual time 2 - 4 p.m. Wednesday, 23d, Acupuncture with Claire, St. Mary’s Community Hall, 4 - 6 p.m. Thursday Club, walking/bowls, meet at Presbyterian Hall, Quigley’s Point, 2 - 4 p.m.

‘Deafhear’ - promote the right of every deaf and hard of hearing person to develop full independence. An Outreach clinic will be held in the Public Service Building, Carndonagh on Monday, 21st. To arrange an appointment telephone 9188252 or text 086 8858194 or email:

The Church Gate collection for the Special Olympics amounted to 180 euro. Thank you for your support.

A Ceili and Old Tyme dance will be held in the GAA Centre, Ture this Sunday from 9 - 11.30 p.m. Admission is 5 euro which includes supper.

Community bingo is held every Saturday night in St. Mary’s Community Hall at 9.15 p.m. Your continued support is appreciated.

Winners in this week’s Parish Draw were Kevin Hegarty, Sappagh, 225 euro, Eamon Gallagher, Three Trees, 200 euro and Phyllis McKenna, Muff, 100 euro.

The numbers drawn in this week’s Naomh Padraig GAA draw were 1, 5, 2, 4, 7, 3, 6 - no jackpot winner. There were three runners-up prizes of 35 euro - A. McColgan, Garrison, Kathleen Harkin, Grove and Rose and Liam McMahon, Dublin. Next week’s jackpot will be 1,000 euro.

There will be an Irish Night in the Clubhouse this Sunday from 9 - 11.30 p.m. Admission is 5 euro which includes supper. All welcome.

The season started on the field last week as the u-18s travelled to Moville, however they were unfortunately defeated. They next play away to Buncrana next Friday, 18th at 7.30 p.m. The Seniors start their season with a trip to Moville on 2nd April.