Bruckless/Killaghtee/ Dunkineely Community News:
Community Alert – Text Alert System
This meeting is to discuss the setting up of a Text Alert System in the area.
This is an Open Meeting.
All members plus all those interested are asked to attend. Your help would be much appreciated.
South Donegal Branch of the Irish Pony Club
The current programme of both riding and stable management at MW Stables, Doorin Line, Mountcharles is continuing on Saturday afternoons. If you are interested in becoming a member or just taking a look at what the Pony Club does and meet other pony club members, ring Marie Hainsworth 086 2313964.
St Vincent de Paul Thrift Shop Christmas Sale
This year’s sale starts on Thursday Dec 3rd at 10.00 am in their shop on Water Street, Donegal Town. Opening times are Thursday and Friday 10 am – 2pm; Monday 6pm – 8pm; Wednesday 10am – 12 noon. Bargains galore!
St. Vincent de Paul greatly appreciates, and would like to thank, all those who continue to support the work of the Society by donating to, and shopping at, the Thrift Shop. Wishing you all a very Peaceful and Happy Christmas.
Youth Events in Methodist Hall Dunkineely
Anchor Boys Fri nights 6:45 – 8:00pm (4 – 8yr olds)
Boys Brigade Fri nights 8:00 – 9:30pm
Badminton Mondays nights
3rd – 5th Class 6:30 – 7:30
6th Class – teens 7:30 – 8:30
Adults 8:30 – till finish
At the recent AGM, the following were elected to the Park Committee; Daniel Byrne, John Boyle, Gerard Ellison, Cathal Byrne, Martin Shovlin and Paul Kelly.
The Royal Flush Lotto coordinator is Cathal Byrne. The Bingo committee consists of Marion Murrin, Stephen Murrin, Martin Shovlin, Jackie Floyd and Gerard Ellison.
The chairman, Terrence McGinley, in his outgoing address, paid special special thanks to Cait Lyons who orgainised the after-match refreshments all season, and to John O’Donnell who did the gate for house games.
There was no winner of the Royal Flush Jackpot. Numbers drawn were: 10, 18, 21 and 23. Consolation prizes went to: Danny Gallagher, Loughmult; the Shovlins, St John’s Point and James D Cassidy, Rahanlackey.
The Jackpot next week will be €900. Thank you for your support.
Nominations for Senior and Reserve team managers should be with the club secretary Stephanie Kyles by 6th December.
The Club Dinner Dance takes place on 2nd January 2016 in the Abbey Hotel. Tickets on sale in the clubhouse on Saturday 5th December between 8:30 and 9:00pm. Tickets are €25 and are strictly limited.
Club 25 Card Drive continues every Wednesday in Mary Murrins, 9:00pm.
Learn to Jive, Waltz, Foxtrot, Quickstep and Two-hand Dances.
Bayview Hotel, Killybegs on Wednesday evenings at 8:00pm
All are welcome to these evenings of Fun and Exercise. Only €8.
O’Donnell School of Music
Music Lessons will be held at the Dunkineely Community Ltd Office building on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday each week from 3:30 to 9:00pm. For further information contact 087 9644019.
Bluestack Ramblers’ Walks for November and December
06 December 2015. Walk on the Leghowney Loop; it will be a moderate walk of 3 hours, led by Paddy Meehan. For more information 086 6014386. Meeting at the tourist office Donegal town 10.00 a.m.
13 December 2015.
Walk along the Creevy Coastal Walk; it will be an easy walk of 3 hours, led by Beatrice Mc Cauley/Rosaleen O’Keeefe. For more information phone 087 7502172. Meeting at the Abbey Centre, Ballyshannon at 10.00 a.m.
The Way of the Heart
A group of us are going to study together ‘The Way of the Heart’ during 2016, and we invite you to join us. Our introduction night is Thurs 3rd Dec at 7.30pm-9,30pm, in Dunkineely, Co. Donegal. Ring Janet on 087 6123214 for more information. This may also appeal to ‘A Course In Miracles’ students.
DCL Winter Program of Courses
We have several courses running at the moment and we are taking names for others. For enquiries, please call to the DCL office, phone us on 0749737678 (9:30-12:30) or email us on email@example.com.
Recovery from Emotional Distress
GROW – Gradually, Regaining, Our, Wellbeing! Support and a program for recovery. Weekly Meetings at Niall Mor Centre, Killybegs on Thursday evenings at 7:30pm. Also in the Day Hospital, adjacent to Donegal Hospital on Tuesday evenings at 8:00pm. For further information contact Marian on (086)7856912. All are welcome.
Dunkineely Community Ltd Office Hours
Please note that DCL Office Hours are Monday, Wednesday and Friday, from 9:30am to 12:30pm. Tuesdays and Thursdays are dedicated to projects outside the office. If someone is in the office on these days, please come in. feel free to pop into the office for a chat, use the Internet (20c per half hour), print or photocopy documents (20c per page) or borrow a book (20c per book).
Going on a Sun Holiday?
Print your Boarding Pass with us in the DCL office.
Researching a Family Tree?
DCL has a copy of the adjoining Methodist Church index of Births & Marriages 1860 -1899 (Ardara and Dunkineely). Also the Burials Register for the same congregations from 1950 to 2007.
One of the greatest gifts you can give a child is to teach him of her to read; it is something that will help them throughout their lives, and will bring them a lot of pleasure. It is sad to see so many libraries closing, through lack of funding, but we are happy to report that Dunkineely Community Ltd (DCL) has a small library of over 1000 books. We have books ranging from Children’s Literature to Teenage Fiction (The Fault in our stars), Biographies to Classics (Jane Austen – Pride and Prejudice), from Horror to Comedy, Booker-Prize to Thrillers, Health to Hobbies, etc. etc. Borrowing costs 20c per book.