Carndonagh

Cancer Support Group
Quiz in Simpson’s bar on Friday 27 September at 10pm.

Carn Drama Club
New members needed. You don’t have to act, but if you want to, please come to rehearsals. You could help backstage or with stage construction, makeup, catering etc. The Sam Cree run continues with the laugh-out-loud Stop it Nurse. The play will be in rehearsal for the next eight weeks and staged mid-November. Rehearsals Colgan Hall on Wednesday and Friday (8.15–9.30 pm).

Scouting News
Regular meetings for Beavers and Cubs resumed this week, while a team of Scouts and Venturers from our group hosted the first camp of a year-long, cross-border project, funded by Scout Link. Parents/guardians are reminded that the AGM will take place on Monday 30th at 8.30pm in the Den and that every family should be represented.

Pub Quiz
Arch Inn Thursday 26 September at 9.30pm in aid of Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin. €20 for table of four. Spot prizes, raffle and draw to win a framed Donegal jersey signed by the All-Ireland winning team; contact Patrick on 087 657 6210.

Carndonagh Active Retirement
Dancing with Yvonne Monday 30th at 2.30. Art with Sinead Tuesday 1 October. Next meeting Thursdays 3 October. Downstairs Wesley Hall. Contact 932 9634 (Eilish).

GAA Lotto
No jackpot winner; €30 Jaquline Merchant, €24 Abbotts Wood; €15 each Nora and Hughie, c/o McGonagle’s Bar; Jim McCarron, Churchtown; Mary Gallagher, Tervoil and James Shancey, Quigley’s Point. Jackpot this week is €16,100.

Scor na nOg
Carndonagh GAA club is hosting a Donegal semi-final in the Colgan Hall on Friday 11 October. If you are under 17, we are looking for entrants in solo singing, instrumental music, recitation, ballad group and question time to represent the club. Contact Bernie on 086 060 0011.

Parish Draw Results
€250 Anthony Doherty, Glenmakee (promoter Breigeen Doherty); €150 Caroline Kelly, Millbrae (Rosemary McClure); €100 Lorraine McDaid, Carrowreagh (Maria Doherty); 100 Paul Harkin, Gleneely (Rosemary McClure).

Inishowen Gardening Club
Meetings fourth Monday of each month. Annual membership €20 (includes raffle and tea and subsidised tours). Programme as follows: 28 October 10 Top Gardening Tips (Danny McLaughlin); 25 November Organic Fruit and Veg and Social evening (Paddy McCartney); 27 January Question Time; 24 February See House Garden (Mary Good); 24 March Sean O’Gaoitin (Glenveagh); 28 April Gardens in UK and Chelsea Flower Show (Derek Turbit); 26 May Plant sale; May/June Garden Visits.

Addiction
Presentation on Saturday 28 September 8pm in Wesley hall for those who struggle with drugs, drink or another addiction themselves or have a family member who does. The Tiglin addiction centre in Wicklow, as shown on Nationwide TV programme, presents an opportunity to be set free. Hear information on their 18-month programme and the true life stories of change from the men themselves. Admission free, all welcome.

Carn FC
U8s and 10s training has resumed on Wednesdays (5–6pm U8; 6–7pm U10) in St Patrick’s Park. Please bring own water bottle, shin guards and two subs.

Quad Draw
Craigtown national school quad draw will take place 28 September at 11pm at Farren’s Bar. Tickets still available, €5 each or five for €20; 1st prize Honda 250cc Quad or 4000, and five chances to win €100. To get a ticket contact Mary B at 086 883 1954.

Inishowen Rugby Club
Training every Wednesday at Carndonagh community school for 6–11yrs (6.30–7.30pm) 12–17 years (7.45–8.45pm.) Contact 086 068 2407.

Colgan Hall
Mondays 3.15pm Singing (bookings only); 5pm Irish Dancing (Finvola); 7pm Karate. Tuesdays 4pm Drama; Drama for 3–8-year-olds 4pm. Tuesday 5pm over 9s. 5pm Irish Dancing; 7pm Pilates; 7pm Weight Watchers. Wednesdays 2.45 Singing (bookings only); 4.30 Irish Dancing (Janet Coyle); 9pm bingo. Thursdays 9.30am and 7.30pm. Slimming World; 4.45 Music. Fridays 4.30 Irish Dancing (Janet Coyle).

Living A Quality Of Life With A Long Term Health Condition
This course is available through the HSE free of charge and is run over six weekly sessions, each lasting two hours. A course will be provided in Carndonagh in September if there is enough interest. Contact on 918 9016 or email paula.quinn@hse.ie.

Donagh Choir
Choir rehearses Thursdays at 8pm in the Church of the Sacred Heart. New members welcome, ability to read music not necessary. The choir sings at 11am mass, and other ceremonies and concerts throughout the year; contact Helen on 087–974 6450.

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