WALKING GROUP – meets every Tuesday morning at 10:00 am for a walk or stroll of about 30 – 40 minutes with a cup of tea afterwards if you want. All are welcome to join this group. Contact Marie Hutchinson or the DCL office if you are interested: 087 3421922.
DUNKINEELY IN BLOOM – this competition will brighten up the town and surrounding area. From St John’s Point to Croagh and Tullintain to Ballymagowan – if you’re in the Parish of Killaghtee, please consider entering. No fee to enter as DCL has funding from DLDC for plants and workshops to help get you started. We’ll be looking for winners of categories such as:
> Best Business > Best small town garden > Best Church > Best school > Best vegetable plot
> Best large garden > Best container garden etc.
The main winners will be the community of Dunkineely, Bruckless and Killaghtee area if we all take part however small or big a garden plot/place for window boxes/pots we have.
Judging will take place Sunday 10th August.
But the main winners will be the community of Dunkineely, Killaghtee and Bruckless area. We will be having workshops on planting up containers/hanging baskets and vegetable growing plus a few freebies to get you going. So start planting now! Entry forms available from the DCL office and in local business’s in the local Community. “This is a great Community event if we all get involved!” If you are interested contact DCL office 087 3421922 if you’d like enter or help organise in anyway.
WORKSHOP ON GARDENING CONTAINERS – Workshops has been organised for sowing flowers & vegetables pots with David Perry from Kee’s Garden Centre, Laghey.
First workshop on “Container Gardening” is on Tuesday 3rd June at 8:30 pm
Second workshop on “Growing Vegetables” is on Tuesday 10th June at 8:30 pm.
All Materials included. Workshops free but small donation would be appreciated. Both workshops will be held in the Stables at the rear of the Methodist Church.
Limited spaces available so contact the DCL office to book your patch: 087 3421922
FLORA MINI MARATHON – Best of luck ladies in the Flora Mini Marathon! Taking place on Bank Holiday Monday, 2nd June 2014. We ask you to please support Alison, Carmel, Majella, Sharon & Jacinta who are running in this Marathon for a great cause. Details of how to donate are on the DCL facebook page, please support the ladies for a great cause.
CASTLE MURRAY HOUSE HOTEL – is having a coffee morning on Saturday 7th June from 12 – 2pm. All “donations” on the day will be going to the services provided by Cancer Care West and their Co. Donegal residential home “Inis Aoibhinn”. The team at Castle Murray House will be all volunteering their time & services on the day. For more information please contact Castle Murray House Hotel: 087 3421922.
DUNKINEELY COMMUNITY LIMITED – are hosting an “ICE-CREAM FUNDAY” in aid of Down Syndrome Ireland on 20th June at the Manse in Dunkineely! It’s a date for your diary and it’s guaranteed to be fun! It’s a great way to get together with your friends and family to have fun with ice-cream all while raising funds for Down Syndrome Ireland. Please come and support this great cause!
BRUCKLESS ROAD RUNNERS – THE POINT 10K CHARITY FUN/RUN/WALK – Is taking place in Dunkineely on Saturday 16th August 2014 at 11:00am (Same route as last year). The chosen charities for this year’s event are Billy’s World Ireland and Clara House Killybegs – (Day Centre for Intellectual Disabilities). Everyone welcome! Contact Pauric McNern for further information.
A FESTIVAL COMMITTEE – is being organised for the Dunkineely area and we are looking for volunteers to organise and help run a range of activities. Please call Dunkineely Community Limited’s office on 087 3421922 if you think you can help. A meeting will be held on Wednesday 11th June at 8:00 pm in the Manse. All welcome.
THE ALZHEIMERS SOCIETY – A big thank you to all who took part in the table quiz in Mary Murrins in Bruckless on May 10th. Thank you to all the sponsors and cash donations and everyone who helped in any way on the night. Total raised: €1655 for Donegal Branch.
MC INTYRE’S BAR – Every Wednesday night have Traditional music from 10:00 pm until late. Also Traditional music session in McIntyre’s Bar, Dunkineely on Sunday afternoon at 5pm. All musicians and singers welcome.
OPEN DAY – At 10 Ballyloughan Court, Bruckless. Rev John Purdy and his wife Vanessa invite you to drop in for a coffee of a cuppa tea in their new home on:
Saturday 7th June 10:00 am – 4:00 pm. Cake stall also available in aid of Dunkineely Manse Fund.
A DEFIBRILLATOR – is now in Killaghtee School, it is on the wall closest to the road. The following people are trained and key holders:
Andrew Walker – 087 2276366
Carol Duddy – 074 9737046
Norman Henry – 087 9474350
Phyllis Young – 087 1300499
Clive Vance – 086 8276575
Georgina Armstrong – 087 3921384.
There is also a key in the following places: Dunkineely Health Centre, Dunkineely Community Limited Office and Killaghtee School.
DCL – has a library of over 500 books from Children’s Literature. (Roald Dhal’s Matilda, James and the Giant Peach, The BFG to J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone & The Goblet of Fire), Classics (J.R.R. Tolkien to Marian Keyes), Horror, Comedy, Booker-Prize etc. Rent a book from just 20c or perhaps DVD’s, Lego Batman or The Patience Stone from just 50c per night.
Come into the office weekday mornings from 9:30 – 12:30 pm and use the Internet (20c per half hour) or Print Documents (20c per page).
Please note that Dunkineely Community Limited office has changed it’s number to 087 3421922.