St Johnston/Carrigan notes

The Community Clean-Up will take place on Saturday 10 May 9.30 - 1pm.

To ensure your area is covered we need you to come along and help if everybody does a little we can make a big difference.

We will assemble at St Johnston and Carrigans Family Resource Centre at 9.30 am.

Bin bags, gloves, litter pickers are being provided by Donegal County Council.

A skip will be available at the centre to collect to collect the rubbish.

Finishing at the Resource Centre for a light Community Lunch.

Please come along on May 10 to help make the clean-up a real success.

For more information, please call in contact the centre at 074 91 58551. Please follow us on stjohnstonandcarrigansfrc.

Walk and Talk Group: The Walk and Talk Group enjoyed its monthly Saturday walk on 26th April.

We met up with Mevagh Ramblers who led the walk in the Lough Salt area near Downings.

A good day was had by all.

The Walk and Talk Group meets at St Johnston and Carrigans Family Resource Centre at 7:15 pm every Tuesday. Each week we go to a different destination (transport is provided) for an enjoyable walking experience. Afterwards some group members go for tea and a chat in the old playgroup.

If you wish to join us contact the Resource Centre on 074 91 48551 to book a place or for further information. The group is suitable all abilities and speed.

Annual Trip: 22nd to 26th September to Tralee (5 Days). Our annual community holiday is going to a little further afield this year to Tralee, Co. Kerry, for five days of fun and relaxation, everyone is invited to join us, the bus will leave the Resource Centre on the Monday morning and the price will include your room, breakfast and evening meals for four nights.

There will be entertainment provided in the hotel and fantastic days out.

Our holiday always proves very popular and it would be advisable to book early to secure your place.

For more information and to book a place please contact the centre on (074) 9148551.

Social Services Bus Run: Bus run will be on Saturday 21st June 2014 leaving Carrigans 12.00 noon and St Johnston 12.15.

Please leave your name in St Johnston and Carrigans Family Resource Centre or ring Sarah 0877489181 before 14th June.

Whist Drive: The Whist Drive is held on the last Monday of the month.

It will be on Monday 26 May 2014 starting at 8 pm in the Resource Centre. €5 per person which includes a light supper. New members will be made very welcome.

Lunch Club: The Lunch Club meets every second Wednesday in the Resource Centre from 11 am to 1 pm.

The next one will be Wednesday 21 May.

New members are always welcome so why not bring a friend? The Lunch Club is open to all over 50s and young at heart. For more information please call the Resource Centre office at (074) 91 48551.

Taughboyne History Group: The group will meet in the Resource Centre on Wednesday 14th May 2014 at 7.30 pm. If you like to join or drop in to see what we are about then please come along.

If you wish to contact us please email Thank you.

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Does anybody have any pictures or information about the Dukh boat that was paraded through the town during a carnival in the 1970’s