Thursday, December 10, 2009

Dungloe Notes for week beginning 7th December 2009

Soilse Na Nollag & Parents Association would like to thank all those who helped out with the “switch on” of the town lights and parade last Sunday. This was a special family occasion and a great community effort was made by all. Thanks to all the stewards and Gardaí, FÁS C.E workers, John Connor’s and James Shovlin for their help and support.

Flood Aid: There is a local effort to organise a load of essential supplies for the many victims of flooding in the west and midlands of our country. Through the Red Cross we have been given the name of central Depot in Athlone where donations will be distributed. Essential items are the following: Men’s, Ladies & Children’s clothing, Footwear, Bed Linen, Curtains, furniture, i.e. stools, chairs sofas tables, microwaves, cookers kitchen appliances, non perishable foodstuffs, i.e. Tinned food; Kids toys, DVD’s Toiletries, toilet rolls and kitchen rolls, cleaning agents, Domestos, Fairy liquid, etc. In the Depot they said every item is a priority. All items must be in good condition, either bought new or something you would use if you were in their situation. Everything should be left in the Parochial Hall, Kincasslagh between 11.00a.m and 5pm on Saturday 12th Dec and 5pm , and Burtonport Community Centre after mass on Sunday 13th December until 4pm. If you cannot get your donation to these places ring Adrian Ward at 95 43202 or 086 2266811 to arrange Collection. Thank you.

St Vincent de Paul: Thank you for your generosity throughout the year. All donations go to assist those in need. If you are aware of someone who may need emergency help. Please contact us and be assured of absolute confidentiality. We will have a weekly collection after Sunday Mass in Meenacross. Tel: 086 0389322

Indoor Car Boot Sale: Ionad Tempall Chróine, Dungloe every Sunday from 2pm-5pm Tel: 087 9352856.

AGM Ionad Churam Paistí (new childcare centre) will be held on Tues 15th Dec 7.30pm in Cois Locha Hall, Gweedore Rd. Everyone Welcome.

Golden Jubilee Garden Committee: Dungloe Hospital presents this year’s Festival of Christmas Hymns and Nativity Scene on Friday 18th Dec @ 8pm sharp in St. Crona’s Church Dungloe with Seasonal Refreshments afterwards in St. Crona’s National School. Tickets on sale in Books and Charts and at Dungloe Hospital. Price €12.00.

X-Factor Live Tour April 2010: A great family Gift for Christmas, Full day shopping Belfast City Centre, Overnight stay in the premier Inn Belfast City Centre Hotel, Tickets for X Factor Tour. Price €115 adult / Child €100. Contact Doherty’s Travel for info 074 95 21105 E-mail

Flood Donations Appeal: Scoil Chróine are now accepting cash donations to support families who suffered from the recent floods in Galway. Anyone who donates cash will be entered into a draw for a Christmas hamper-sponsored by M & S. Donations may be given to any member of staff. Draw will take place at the Annual Christmas concert on Wed 16th Dec.

Sale of Pupil Tables & Chairs-Used table & Chairs of various sizes will be sold off at knock down prices on Thurs 10th Dec at 8pm in St Crona’s N.S. Anyone buying must remove purchases on the night.

St Crona’s N.S Annual Christmas Concert: Wed 16th Dec at 7.30pm sharp. Adm €5.
Monster Xmas Bingo in An Chúirt Hotel, Gweedore, Sunday the 13th Dec at 3pm.Doors open at 2pm.

Meenacross Agricultural Show: Meeting in Ionad Teampall Chróine on Thursday 10th December at 8.00pm. Please bring along any photos, newspaper clippings or notes you may have for inclusion in our 50th Anniversary book. Good care will be taken with them. For further information call 074 95 22500.

Rosses Community School Gym: The fitness suite and gym is available to the public on Monday & Wednesday nights from 6-8pm. The fee is €4 per night.
Rosses NYP Major Quiz night Thurs 10th Dec featuring 3 of the most popular TV quizzes-Who wants to be a millionaire, Deal or No Deal & Weakest Link. A great opportunity to use your knowledge to win a huge range of Prizes! Ticket €5 (Covers Entry, Disco & a FREE Raffle Ticket. Tel: 9561931 for further info.

Santa: will visit the Maghery Community Centre on Sunday 13th December at 3.30pm followed by party and disco.

Maghery Community Centre are hosting a “Bring a Party to a Party” Christmas Buffet dance on Saturday 19th December. Tickets are now on sale and is on a first come first served basis. Music by ‘Tel Star’. For info call 087 7733203 or 95 22724.

Computer Classes: Anyone interested in doing a Level 4 Computer Class (Next Stage after Beginners) please contact centre for further details.074 95 22724.

Winter: And now with the cold winter nights upon us please be mindful or our elderly. Take five minutes to pop in say hello and check if they need anything.

Crickamore Band: Flute Lessons for beginners commencing Thursday 17th December at 8pm in Burtonport community centre. For further info contact Denis 086 3096574.
Scoil Mhuire Belcruit: Presents Cinderella and Rockerfella, December 16th & 17th in Kincasslagh Hall at 7.30pm.Adults €5.Child €2.

Art Exhibition: paintings by Gay O’Toole in Ionad Teampaill Chróine daily until 18th December.

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