Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Rosses News

LADFILL FOR TIDY TOWNS wanted, your help will be much appreciated. Please contact Ionad Teampaill Chróine on 074-9522198

DUNGLOE TIDY TOWNS are looking for old black bicycles to use as features around the town. Contact Ionad Teampaill Chróine 074 9522198.
GUITAR LESSONS for traditional music focusing on DADGAD tuning, all levels catered for from beginners to advanced. For more info contact Kenneth Campbell on 086 1726333.

ST PATRICKS DAY – BURTONPORT.St Patrick's day preparations are currently underway in relation to a celebration being held at the community centre in Burtonport on this special day. The committee however require your help to see this through. We desperately need donations of prizes which we can use on the day and as a result members of the committee will be going around to local businesses in the Rosses this week requesting sponsorship in the form of prize/financial donation etc... If you are in a position to donate a prize – some chocolates, flowers, a painting, a bottle of wine, a gift you have received but have no use for…we would be very grateful. Please let us know about the gift donation ASAP by ringing - 0863836546. We are also calling all traditional musicians in the area to consider sharing your talent with the community for a couple of hours on this day.
POP UP GALLERY Artists and makers are invited to take part in a co-operative ‘pop up’ gallery opening in Dungloe at Easter and running for six months. For more information collect a leaflet from the office in the Ionad, phone pat on 07495 62855 (from 8th march) or come along to a meeting at the Ionad on the 14th march at 5pm.
CYCLING CLUB The Sunday cycling club leaves Ionad Teampaill Chróine every Sunday at 1.00p.m Get on your bike and join in the fun. All ages welcome. Helmets must be worn.


TABLE QUIZ Caislean Oir
Annagry - Wed 9th March at 10 pm sharp. Team of four €20. Proceeds Piermont house clients comfort fund.

ACTIVE RETIREMENT GROUP will be having a bring and buy and bake sale to raise funds on Tues the 8th march at 11am in Cois Locha hall Dungloe. Everyone welcome

THE CHARITY SHOP As its nearing that time of year again maybe you would have first holy communion dresses and boys communion outfits that are in good condition and you no longer need, if so please leave them into the charity shop. Thank you.

PANCAKE TUESDAY in Meenacross Social centre on Tues march 8th at 8.30. Come along and join us for a few pancakes and tunes.

MEENACROSS BAND PRACTICE Friday 11th March @ 8.30pm in the social centre.

THE BOWEN SPECIAL NEEDS CLINIC will be held in An Sean Tech on Tuesday 8th March, 4pm-5pm. All children with special needs are invited to attend. For appointment phone Joe on 087 9153442. This Clinic is free.
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Maghery Bowling Club are holding a ‘Monster Quiz’ on the eve of St Patrick’s day, Wed 16th March in the Strand View Bar Maghery, starting at 9:30pm sharp. Teams of 4 = €20. All Welcome.

Furniture Sale: A 3 day furniture sale will be held at the center from Fri 11th – Sun 13th March. Great bargains.

Garden Project: The Maghery Centre are looking for people in the community to help out with a Garden Project on a voluntary basis. If interested please forward your name to Frances or Aine on 087 7733203.

Divine Mercy Chaplet & Rosary every Wed at 7.30pm or after 7.30pm mass.

The Missionary Sisters of St. Peter Claver will be in the parish on 12/13 March to appeal on behalf of the missions. They will tell us about their work and will be grateful for your support. The Raphoe Diocesan Pioneer Council are again this year, in keeping with the aim of the Association,’The promotion of Sobriety and Temperance’ organising our ‘No Thanks for Lent Campaign’. This is where a person makes a private pledge to abstain from alcohol during Lent and say the prayer on the card in Church.

Farmers Meeting in Sean Scoil Traigheanagh A Teagasc member will hold a meeting on the new AEOS scheme on farm safety on Thursday 10th March at 7.30p.m. All farmers welcome.

Lenten Retreat in Ards: March Sat 12th & Sun 13th 9.30am – Sunday Lunch. Theme “Making Space for God”. Director Fr. E. Butler. Cost: Residential €85, Non Residential €60. Saturday €45. Contact Ards Friary. Telephone: 074 91 38909.
Sunday Collection in Dungloe in Aid Chernobyl Children: raised €470 and €138 in Meenacross. Your support and generosity is much appreciated.

Dungloe Tidy Towns Lotto Results: For Saturday 26th Feb 2011 Winning Numbers: 3,6,12,23 No Jackpot winner. €50 winners: Annie O’Neill ,Glasbeggan; Breid Currid , Ard Crone, Dungloe New Jackpot €4,750. Draw in Ionad Teampaill Chróine, every Sat@ 8pm.

Bódhran Classes We hope to start Bódhran classes in the near future. For more information contact Ionad Teampaill Chróine on 0749522198. Suitable for all ages.

Twitter & Facebook Class names now been taken. Sign up now and become part of the Social network class. For more info please telephone The Ionad on 9522198.


Building Energy Rating Foundation Course – Ionad Teampall Chróine is seeking expressions of interest from individuals who would like to complete the above course. Participants will have an opportunity to acquire FETAC accreditation. In order for the course to be run in Dungloe, a min of 15 participants will be required. Please contact Ionad Teampall Chróine to register your interest on 95 22198/email theionad@eircom.net or call in to our office on Chapel Road, Dungloe.

Table Quiz: Caislean Oir Annagry - Wed 9th March at 10 pm sharp. Team of four €20. Proceeds Piermont house clients comfort fund.
Yoga Classes register now for new 6 week course starting Monday 14th March, Lunch time 12-1.30pm and Evening 7pm – 8.30pm, cost €40. Contact Maureen 087 7548732/9521246.

Pop up Gallery Artists and makers are invited to take part in a co-operative ‘pop up’ gallery opening in Dungloe at Easter and running for six months. For more info collect a leaflet from the office in the Ionad, phone Pat on 074 9562855(from March 8th) or come along to a meeting at the Ionad on 14th March at 5pm.
Maghery Foroige Club will meet on Wed 9th March @ 7pm at the centre for all adults & teenagers. For more info contact Siobhan on 086 7808867.

1000 Women wanted for 5k/10k Mini Marathon which will take place in Dungloe on Mother’s Day, Sunday 3rd April at 2.00p.m. For More Info 074-9522198
MFG Information Officer will attend Ionad Teampaill Chróine, Dungloe on Monday the 14th March 2011 from 7.30-9.00 pm. The following information is available: Citizens Rights and entitlements, Allowances, Benefits, Payments and Pensions payable by the Dept. of Social and Family Affairs, Housing Repair Grants, MFG’s Warmer Homes Programme (attic and cavity wall insulation service) and SEI’s Home Energy Saving Scheme. For further information contact Áine at 074 95 32017 or 086 6009069.
H.S.E AGM Retired pensions group hold their AGM on Mar 8th @ Abbey Hotel Donegal Town. To book call Peggy on 9735018 by March 3rd.

Active Retirement Group will be having a bring and buy and bake sale to raise funds on Tues the 8th march at 11am in Cois Locha hall Dungloe. Everyone welcome

Pancake Tuesday in Meenacross Social centre on Tues march 8th at 8.30pm. Come along and join us for a few pancakes and tunes.
Meenacross Band practice Friday 11th March @ 8.30pm in the Social Centre.
The Charity Shop Dungloe: As it is nearing that time of year again maybe you would have First Holy Communion Dresses & Boys Communion Outfits that are in good condition & you no longer need, if so please leave into the Charity Shop. Thank you.

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