St Patrick’s Girls Thanksgiving Mass tonight

St. Patrick’s Girls NS Thanksgiving Mass will be held tonight Friday, March 11th in the Church at 7 pm, followed by an historical exhibition in the school. All welcome to attend and we extend a special welcome to past pupils and parents.

Sunday Night Music Series continues in Hillhead this Sunday, 13th March, Music with Stuart Buchanan, Albert Gibson and John McGeoghan. Tea 7pm, Music 7.30pm All welcome.

Enrolment: Registration forms for Sept now available from St. Patrick’s Girls’ N.S. Please call into the school, ring 9374412 or email ASAP.

The annual St Patrick’s Day Walk from Carndonagh to Malin will this year be in aid of Donegal Alzheimer’s Society, The Sean O’Hare Unit and The James Connolly Memorial Hospital. Leaving from the Diamond at 4pm. Sponsorship cards available from McLaughlin Brothers and Mary Gillen, Church Road.

Inishowen Organic Group Next meeting Thursday 31st March 2011, 8pm, McClure’s Bar, Bridge St, Carndonagh. Theme: Time to start germinating for 2011

Anniversary Mass for Susie McLaughlin tonight at 7pm; Sunday at 9am, 7th Anniversary Mass for Shane Toye Glentogher

Parish Draw 1st Prize 250 euro Betty Doherty, Upper Trenbane, Promoter Breege Doherty; 2nd Prize 150 euro Helen Saddler, Pound St, Promoter Mai Mooney; 3rd Prize 100 euro Mary Gillen, Church Rd. Promoter Maura Harkin; 4th Prize 100 euro Joseph Harkin, Lr Cashel. Promoter Rosemary McClure.

The Ventures have busy working on their new Bivvy site over the last few weeks and indeed last week they had their first out door sleep over on their new site. The Scouts went to Sligo for a weekend camp just past. Everything went off very well and there were lots of activities laid on for the Scouts. On Sunday 8th Donegal Carndonagh attended the Annual Founders Day in Killybegs, Many congratulations to all the leaders who achieved awards on the day. On Monday past the Beavers had a visit from the emergency services. The main focus of the exercise was to educate the Beavers on road safety. They were told how accidents can happen, some of the Beavers were even breathalysed, thankfully they all passed. The Cubs went to Greenhill for their version of night - line, everyone involved had a brilliant time.

Remix Disco on Sat March 19th. (Please note change of night) Lots of spot prizes on the night, Dancing 9-11 admission 5 euro. Supervised by 8th Donegal Carndonagh Leaders

Fundraiser for Oncology Letterkenny Second Hand books for sale in Malin Food Stores and Wesley Hall, all proceeds to Oncology. If you have any books in good condition tel 0868936788 or drop them into the Wesley Hall, Carndonagh. Your support is greatly appreciated.

Inishowen Women’s Outreach are holding their AGM on Monday 21st March at 7.30pm in IDP offices, Pound Street, Carndonagh. All interested parties welcome.

Fundraising Dance in the Strand hotel on Friday 18th March, tickets 5 euro, 2 euro Lines will be on sale throughout Inishowen, Proceeds to New Cardiac Ward, Letterkenny General Hospital. Draw will take place at the dance. Please support this very worthy cause.

Colgan Hall Bingo every Wednesday at 9pm sharp.

Carndonagh Community Market a vibrant and exciting new venture opens on Saturday 19th March in Colgan Hall Carndonagh every Saturday from 12 – 4pm. The market will be run by people from the community. If you are interested in taking a stall contact the market through the website or email

The Inishowen Environmental Group is seeking volunteers to help out with its Annual Tree Sale which will take place on Saturday 26th of March at the Donagh Cross, Carndonagh. The aim of the Tree sale is to encourage people in the area to plant native trees, invigorating and protecting wildlife and our Environment. If interested, please contact Cathleen 0749374350 (after 7pm ) or Mary 087 2905922

Colgan Hall Weekly Activities Spring 2011: Mon: Karate from 7pm,Irish Dancing from 5pm with Finvola Lyons, Tues: Drama with Nicola from 4pm-5pm for 3-8yr old, 5-6pm over 9yrs, Weight Watchers at 7.30, Ballroom dancing with Davie at 9pm. Adult dancing with Bronagh at 7.30 Wed: Weight Watchers 10am,Irish Dancing at 4.30pm with Janet Coyle, Bingo at 9pm, Thurs: Irish Music at 5pm with Teresa McClure, Irish Dancing 5-7pm with Finvola Lyons. Fri: Irish Dancing at 5.30pm. Sat: Hip Hop at 12.30am

Spraoi agus Spórt would like to thank everyone who supported their quiz in Simpsons Bar last Fri night. The quiz was hosted by Gerry Campbell, over 120 people took part to raise 1206 euro. This money will be used to purchase additional resources for the centre. Go raibh míle maith agaibh.

The winning numbers in the Carn GAA club mini-lotto were 14, 18, 17, 2 and 15. There was no jackpot winner. The 30 euro prize went to John Farren, Dublin; 15 euro to Demi Walker, Carn; Rosaleen McLaughlin, Foden; Mary Noone, Springfield and Denis O’Donnell, Cregnahorna. The jackpot is 2,800

Rang Gaeilge has started again in the Clubrooms on Tuesdays at 8 pm. All welcome. Please contact Bernie on 086 0600011 for further information

Special Olympics The Bocan Drama group presents comedy play ‘A Damsel From Dublin’ by Thomas King Moylan in the Colgan Hall on Friday, 18th of March commencing at 8pm. Doors open at 7.30 and admission is 5 euro with concessions for families .Come along for a fun night out with all the proceeds going to Inishowen Special Olympics to provide vital funds to allow taking their athletes to Bowling on a Monday night in Derry every two weeks and on the alternative weeks they go to Soccer on a Tuesday evening in Buncrana Youth Club.

If you have information you wish to have included in these Notes tel 9374725 before 8pm on Monday.