Bridgend-Buncrana sponsored walk
Break From The Border: sponsored walk or run on Saturday 28 September at noon. Walk from old custom house at Bridgend in aid of Breast Centre, Friends of Letterkenny and Buncrana ABC. Sponsor cards and information 086 318 2770/086 385 5850/086 812 0348.
New members welcome. Come to iCARE centre on Thursday 26 September at 8pm or contact any choir member.
Colitis And Crohn’s Disease event
The Irish Society for Colitis and Crohn’s Disease is an all volunteer patient support group for sufferers and will hold a public meeting with patients, their family and friends in Mount Errigal Hotel, Letterkenny on Saturday 28 September 2–5pm. All are welcome to attend.
ICARE Coffee Morning
In aid of iCARE on Friday 4 October, in O’Flaherty’s, Main Street, 10.30am–2.30pm. When you have voted in the Referendum, why not come along and enjoy a cup of tea/coffee, while supporting a worthy cause.
Buncrana Go Active
A trip to Giant’s Causeway and Antrim coast is planned for Friday 11 October. Any member who would like to go and has not already signed up should 087 141 7121 asap. Pottery workshop on Wednesday 9 October 11–12.30pm in Tullyarvan Mill. Other activities start from Monday 30 September, for more details 087 141 7121. The club has recommenced activities for the autumn and a huge selection of courses, demonstrations, day trips and events are available. Membership to the club remains at only €10 per year.
Buncrana Youth Club has engaged Michael Louth, a level three basketball coach with vast experience at club, provincial and national level. An excellent opportunity for young people to take up and participate in basketball training or coaching. Aimed at young people from seven years upwards starting on Tuesday 1 October 6–7pm. Tel. Marcella on 93 61594.
Cancer Bus fundraiser
Dance in The Plaza on Friday 4 October with music by Eddie Gallagher in aid of Galway Cancer Bus. Dancing 10pm–1am. Adm. €7 or pay at door. Donations of spot prizes welcome 086 885 6982/93 63447.
Cookery classes in Crana College, Buncrana: Cookery for beginners, cookery level 2, cookery for men. Duration eight weeks. For more information contact Crana College or 086 602 5440.
Social dance will be held in St Mary’s Hall on Saturday 26 October, 10pm–1am; dancing to Oliver Brogan. Admission €7, light refreshments served.
IDP are offering a 15 week ECDL programme in September, courses will be held in Buncrana and Carndonagh one day a week 10am–4pm, cost €200; to book contact Denise at 93 62218.
Illies Boxing Club
The club has reopened for training on Mondays at 7.30pm.
Buncrana Senior Citizens Committee
The committee is appealing to anyone in Buncrana who has a personal monitored alarm that is no longer being used to please return it to them. They also advise that alarms should be tested on a monthly basis to ensure that the battery is not flat and the alarm is working properly.
Cancer Support And Social Club
The CSSC monthly meeting is held on the second Monday of each month in the Milltown House, Carndonagh 7.30–9.30pm. We welcome males/females who have had a cancer diagnosis, family members, carers or friends of someone affected by cancer. Come along for moral support, shared information, chat and light refreshments; contact Rita 086 602 8993/Deirdre 087 763 4596 or Jim 087 785 8836.
Buncrana Parish Draw
Week 29: 15 September – 1st prize €500 Anna and Edward McLaughlin, Ballymagan, promoter €30 Mary E Doherty; 2nd prize €300 Johnny Duncan, Pit Stop, promoter €20 Bridget Hepper, 3rd prize €150 Clare Brogan, Oakfield Court, promoter €20 Paul Brogan.
There will be a charity quiz in aid of iCARE at the Lieu’s Bar, Buncrana on Friday, October 4 next. Quizmaster on the night will be Dermot Quigley with lots of spot prizes on offer. Teams of six, €5 per person.