Summer solstice at Banba’s Crown


The Summer Solstice takes place this Sunday at Ireland most northerly point, Banba’s Crown, Malin Head. Local traditional musicians who will be accompanied by other well known musicians from Inishowen. You can watch the sun set to Music and Song. Everyone is invited to come and join in on the delightful occasion. Gates open at 8pm. Music from 9pm till dark.

Carndonagh Community School Bookshop will be open for First and Second year Students to-day from 9.30am untill 4pm and to-morrow Saturday 20th from 9.30m until 1pm

There will be a fundraising dance in aid of the Oncology Unit, Letterkenny Hospital in the Malin Hotel on Sunday July 25th. Dancing is from 10pm to 1am. Music is by local Musicians. Tickets are 10euro and door prize is 100euro. This is organised by Josie Mc Laughlin and Family. Please support this worthy cause. On the morning of 21st breakfast will be available from Cafe Banba, a lovely start to the day.

Feile Grianan Ailigh 2015 is celebrating the Summer solstice with a Dawn Chorus and musical programme on Sunday led by Inishowen Traditional Group and the Codetta Choir from 1.30–7am inside and outside Grianan Fort. Car parking will be available from 1am. and costs 5 euro per vehicle, which includes a ticket on the shuttle bus taking visitors up to Grianan Fort. Tea, Coffee and hot food will be available throughout the morning.

Carrowmenagh Sport Day will be held on Sunday 5th July from 2pm onwards at the Warren football pitch.

Feis Domhnaigh 2015 will run over 3 days, 19th, 20th and 21st June. Contact Karen on 0872987370. Syllabus available on line. Like/Share on Facebook.

Families wanted to host Spanish students for July. Students range from 13 -18 years and host families must have a child of similar age. For more information contact 0861096399.

Glengad Community Association invite you to take part in sessions) over the summer months. Events include self-regulatory gym, Glengad football club, Cooking, Vivid Performances stage school/performing arts/speech/drama, musical workshops, The Wainnabe Project, youth club 5-11, youth club 12-16, Irish dancing, Rowing, premier league learning football academy, basic computers,

Men’s Shed Carndonagh have planters, window boxes, bird tables/boxes and picnic benches for sale. Contact 086109745

Irish Dancing Classes every Wednesday evening 4 – 5.15pm and every Saturday 12.30 – 1.30pm in Malin GAA. Contact 0862615755.

Malin Bingo winners: 130 euro: Mary Mc Gonagle,Malin Head, Vera Mc Kinley, Glengad & Sadie Monagle, Dunegard. 65euro winners: Mora Lynch, Moville, Anne Grant, Clonmany and Annie Duffy, Glengad. Malin Parish Draw wnniers: 200 euro: John Bonner, Portalee. 130euro. Mary Mc Gonagle, The Pub, Carndonagh and 65euro: Nora and Geraldine Farren, Carndonagh.