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Sr. Nellie McLaughlin,from Carndonagh (second from left) author of ‘Life’s Delicate Balance,’ pictured at the book launchhanding over a copy to Lucy Gillespie, manager, Veritas, Shipquay Street, Derry .

Carndonagh Parish CES Co. Ltd has the following Community Employment (CE) vacancies, starting on 9th November, 2015.Clerical Workers x 4 Grounds persons x 3 Administrator x 1 Receptionist x 1 Sports Assistant (Garda Vetting Required)x 1 Cleaner x 1.Please contact DSP Intreo Office (Buncrana) to check eligibility and to register your application for this position. Closing date for Applications: October 23. (These jobs are on For further info, please call Brendan on 9329474.

Carndonagh Enterprise weekend will be held in the Colgan Hall on November 13 and 14 all businesses and services located in the North Inishowen area are invited to register their interest with Jimmy Stafford of the Bank of Ireland Carndonagh or any of the three committee members, Deirdre Bradley of Deirdre’s of the Diamond, Eoin McDonald or Jeanette Longwill at the Colgan hall. There will be guest speakers and the Highland radio outside broadcast unit will be in attendance at the Weekend event. Space will be limited and the tables for the displays will be given out on a first come first serve basis, so register your interest today. Ring 074 93 29377 for further details.

Mini Rugby Halloween Disco in the Tulnaree on October 23 from 7 to 9pm. Come and bring your friends to start half term holidays! Fancy dress optional, prize for best girl’s and boy’s costume. €5 per child (€10 for a family of 3).

Lego competition, build a character of your choice and display in Carndonagh Community Library before 10th November. Categories for all ages catered for. Entry forms available from the Library and for more information email or telephone 074 93 73701.

So you think you can dance, will be held in Malin Hotel October 24 to 25 at 7.30pm. Fundraiser in aid of Carn Boxing club. Tickets on sale in G & S and Kellys Service Station and at Supervalu, priced €12.

Fun quiz in the Arch Inn on October 23 at 9pm, in aid of St Brigid’s National School, Glenmakee. €5 per head.

There will be a Senior Citizen’s retreat in Termonbacca, Derry on November, anyone wishing to attend is asked to ring 074 93 74996.

Active retirement art class are held in the Colgan hall every Tuesday at 1.30pm all welcome.

Fitness night will be held in the Carndonagh Boxing Club every Thursday night at 8pm, all ages welcome.

Colgan Hall have new session of Watercolour classes for all abilities starting on Tuesday November 11 at 11.30am to 1.30pm. 48 euro for 6 classes. To book ring Gerry on 0877129519 or you can email Gerry at

Caife Agus Comhra, Irish conversation sessions on Tuesdays at 7 to 8pm in Donagh Café, all welcome.

Christmas Fair in St Patrick’s Girls school on November 28. Tables can now be booked by contacting Karen Kelly McLaughlin 0872987370.

Rooms to rent in Gaelic Park. Ideal for exercise classes, dancing, music, drama, Pilates, yoga and meeting etc. Call Kathy on 086 889 0217 for more information.

Tuition available in the Tin Whistle, Button Accordion, Melodeon and Concertina. Beginners to Advanced level, private or group lessons available. Classes will be taught by Mairead O’Connor TTCT, Ulster and All Ireland Winner. Contract Mairead on 086 862 6895 for more details.