Your Credit Union needs you!

The Credit union needs help to continue its very important work. If you feel that you may be able to volunteer some spare time please call to the office at Chapel Street. 

Donagh National School is organising a 5km fun run/walk tomorrow. Registration at school from 2.30pm leaving from Moss Road at 3.30pm. Cycle on Sun 7th Registration at school from 9am, leaving from school at 10am. Spot prizes & refreshments afterwards in school on both days. Contact 086 847 3991

Cancer Support and Social Club monthly meeting on MOnday, 8th October. from 7.30-9.30pm in Millbrae House. We welcome all who have or have been affected by cancer, both male and female. Come along for a chat, light refreshments and a bit of moral support. For further information, tel: Deirdre 087 7634596 or Jim 087 7858836.

A pink theme sponsored 10k walk will take place this Sunday in aid of Action Breast Cancer from Centra Moville to Greencastle and back. Registration of 5 euro payable from 1.45pm outside Centra, walk will commence at 2.30 sharp

Sponsorship cards available instore. Please show your support for this very worthy cause

Inishowen Women’s Information Network is planning to run a series of programmes for those who want to learn something new.  Topics include Basic DIY and Computers, Cookery on a Budget, Beginners Knitting and Sewing. Learn how to play Bridge or Card Making.  For more information please contact Mary on 0749329494 or Jacqui on 0749373562, Monday - Friday 9.30am -1.30pm Inishowen Women’s Information Network is also looking for anyone who would have been involved with the Christmas mummers/ rhymers in the past? If anyone has any information please contact Mary on 0749329494 or Jacqui on 0749373562. Do you have any old photographs of life in Inishowen this can include turf / hay cutting, working on farm, fishing, factory etc anything considered. These photographs will be scanned and returned to you. They maybe used in a public exhibition. Carndonagh Walk and Talk group will start on Thursday 11th October 2012 at the office of the Inishowen Women’s Information Network at 18 Millbrae Heights, Carndonagh at 10.30 am. For more information ring 0749329494 or 0749373562.

The Da Capo Concert Series bringing classical music to Inishowen, will continue at St Buadan’s Church, Culdaff on Sunday October 7th at 3pm, with a concert from the internationally-acclaimed ConTempo quartet. Quartets from Mozart and Debussy plus a world premiere from Inishowen composer John McLachlan.

Entries now being taken for Donegal Scor na nÓg semi-final to be held in St. Mary’s Hall, Muff next Friday, October 12th. Competitions in céilí dancing, solo singing, instrumental music, recitation/storytelling, ballad group, novelty act, quiz and set dancing. If interested in entering, contact Bernie on 086 0600011.

Blood donor clinic in Carndonagh Community School on Wednesday 17th October from 3pm - 5pm and 7pm - 9.30pm and on Thursday 18th October from 2pm - 5pm and 7pm - 9.30pm. Give blood - you get more than you give!

First anniversary Mass for Charlie McDonald London/Glenmakee tonight at 7pm, 3rd Anniversary Mass for John Doherty Lr Trenbane, tomorrow night at 7pm.

Good as New Boutique for church funds is opened at Super Valu last week pick up a bargain or buy a ticket for the draw (if you have any furniture or clothes for the shop please leave in as soon as possible. Thank you for your continued support.

Carndonagh Parish Draw winners -250 euro, Colm Gillen, Church Road, promoter Maura Harkin; 150 euro Roisin Ruddy, 8 Millbrae Meadows. Promoter Patricia McLaughlin; 100 euro Bernie McClure, 48 Ard Colgan, Promoter Catherine McClure; 100 euro Billy McClure, Pound Street. Promoter Mai Mooney.

The Donagh Church choir rehearses every Thursday at 8pm, in the Confraternity room, Church of the Sacred Heart. The choir sings at 11am mass every Sunday, as well as other church ceremonies throughout the year, and also has a busy concert programme. New and returning members are always welcome; there is no requirement to read music, as CDs are provided. Please contact Helen at 087-9746450, or see any choir member.

This year’s annual Derry Diocesan Pioneer Mass will be celebrated at 3pm this Sunday, 7th October in St. Mary’s Church, Clonmany by Mons. Eamon Martin. All Pioneers and their friends are invited to attend.

A Social will be held in Hillhead Curch Hall on Friday 19th October from 9.30pm – 1.30pm Music by Country Style Tickets 6 euro including supper. All welcome.

Retirement Dance for Anthony Burke will take place in Strand Hotel on 28th October. Admission 25 euro. Tickets available at Bridie Doherty (F), any committee member or Mary Lafferty 9374338.

St.Brigids N.S Glenmakee is trying to estimate future school numbers. If you intend enrolling your child in the school in September 2013, 2014, 2015 please ring the school with your details as this will assist our planning.

Coffee morning in the  Worklink Centre, Ard Chlocher, Convent Rd, Carndonagh on Wednesday 10th October from 11am to 2pm in aid of Mental Health Ireland, GTi Club.  Everyone welcome.

Child Counselling service offer by Lifeline (Inishowen) Domestic Violence Service and funded by Family Support Agency. For more information or to book an appointment tel 9373232 between 10am – 1.30pm Mon – Friday.

Nicola Keegan School of Speech & Drama: Pastoral Centre, Carndonagh (Fridays & Saturdays) A programme has been designed to develop the understanding of poetry; prose, drama, mime, improvisation and overall to promote creativity, confidence, clear and articulated speech, and good communication skills. If students wish they can enter in Feiseanna and examinations conducted by the Leinster School of Music & Drama. Contact Nicola on 0879029926 or

Millbrae Surgery: Dr K Devlin, Dr Siofra Nic An Bhreithiun, Dr S Kelly: For the month of October, flu vaccinations will be available every Mon (except Mon 29th) 2-5 p.m. and every Thur 9:30 am – 12 noon. No appointment necessary.

Slimming World Strand Hotel Ballyliffin every Wednesday at 5pm and 7 pm

One to One Computer Classes: Wesley Hall 30 euro for 6 lessons. Tel 9329680 between 10-5pm.

Inishowen Rural Transport for older people who need to attend non emergency health appointments either within Inishowen or to Letterkenny or Derry from September. Phone: 074 9362218
Senior Help Line: Confidential listening service for older people by older people for the price of a local call on 1850 440 444; 10 am-10 pm, 365 days a year.  Contact 0834260081/01-6579068.

Lil bratz dance school: Wesley hall Mon 4.30 - 5.30 p.m. for kids all ages. Contact 086 1256163

‘Friendly Face Befriending Scheme’: Support and social contact for over 60’s are living alone. The Befriendee can look forward to a visit each week at agreed day and time. Volunteers urgently required. If interested in using the service or becoming a Befriender, contact 93 21598 or

Camel Racing Night Craigtown NS will be hosting a night of Camel Racing Friday, 2 November at 8pm at the Strand Hotel in aid of their building fund. To buy a Camel €10 contact any school parent or Kathleen 086-3858821. Come along on the night and race your own Camel.

Fun Cycle Walk in aid of Carndonagh Patient Comfort Fund on Sunday 14th Oct Sign up at the hospital at 9.15am for 40k Cycle (short cuts available) Cycle race begins at 10am. Helmets must be worn. 10k walk sign up at 10.15am Race commences from the hospital at 11am. Under 12s must be accompanied by adults on both races. Fee 10 euro. For further information tel John on 0866075594 or Jim on 0868050885.

Irish Dancing on Monday and Tuesday in the Colgan Hall at 5 p.m. Please contact Finvola Lyons 086 2393254 for further info.
Vivid Performances School: Thursday 4-5 p.m. Little Acorns playschool. Contact Emma Porter 0863601537

Pilates Class: Colgan Hall 7pm Tuesdays . Beginners Welcome
Carn FC: Wednesdays - u8s at St Patrick’s Park 5-6 p.m. and u10s 6-7 p.m. in Benduff

Wesley Hall dancing classes Mondays at 8.30pm Salsa dancing Thursday from 7.30pm. Line dancing resumes on Friday 12th October at 8.30pm.

Carndonagh Boxing Club 9-14 yrs 6.30-7.30 p.m. & seniors 8.00-9.30 p.m. Mon, Wed, Fri. 5 euro p.w.

U-14 Children’s Cycle Camp: Mon at Tul-Na-Rí. Under 8s must be accompanied. Bring own bike and helmet.

Congratulations to Jim McGuinness, his background team and all the players on a magnificent victory from all at C.L.G. Carndomhnaigh. It was a day to remember, full of colour and out pouring of song, ‘Jimmy has indeed won the match’. It has been a great year, the level of skill, commitment and discipline has not been matched by any other County, Donegal are worthy Champions. In Inishowen we are so proud of Dermot, Ryan and Declan for their contribution to the winning of our 2nd All Ireland. GAA Lotto has reached 11,000 euro. The winning numbers in the club mini-lotto were 19, 22, 23, 3 and 14.  There was no jackpot winner.  The 30 euro went to Joe Greene, Moss Rd., Carn; 15 euro each to Kathy Glackin, Bree, Malin Head; Tessie Mclaughlin, Glackmore, Muff; Cathal T. Farren, c/o McGonagle’s Bar and Leo McClenaghan, Dunross, Culdaff.  The jackpot this week is 11,000 euro. A sincere thank you to all who support our weekly lotto.  Please contact Liam McLaughlin on 086 8053319 for details of how to join our pre-paid lotto – 80 euro for a full year.