Dunkineely Community Alert
Dunkineely Community Alert are in the process of setting up a Text Alert Service within its catchment area and also the surrounding areas (Five Points to Inver Bridge approximately), in order to assist in the prevention of crime and other relevant matters.
If you would like to be part of this service and receive a text alert, when An Gardai Siochana deem it necessary, you may do so by completing an application form and paying a fee of €5. The form is available at most local businesses and has to be returned to the Co-Ordinator, Vera McCafferty of Loughmult, before 29th January. 2016.
There was no winner of last week’s Royal Flush Jackpot. The numbers drawn were: 1, 4, 8 and 9. Consolation prizes went to: Gerard Callaghan, Fintra; Courtney and Corey Boyle, Darney and Conor Shovlin, St John’s Point. Next week’s Jackpot will be €1,040. Thank you for your support.
Thanks to all the card players who turned up to last week’s 25 Card Drive; it was a very successful night. The proceeds were in aid of Donegal Mountain Rescue.
The Club 25 Card Drive continues every Wednesday in Mary Murrin’s at 9:00pm.
Church of St Joseph and St Conal, Bruckless
Church envelopes for the Church of St Joseph and St Conal are now available for 2016. If you require a box of envelopes, please call into the Sacristy after any Mass.
There will be a Pilgrimage to Lourdes 18th August 2016, 5 nights – €719. The pilgrimage fully bonded and insured. Details from the Parish Office, Bruckless 074 9737015
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
Southwest Donegal Birdwatchers
Southwest Donegal Birdwatchers are having an outing to the Gweebara Estuary on Saturday 16th January. They will be meeting at Darnell’s Filling Station, Portnoo Road, Ardara, at 10:00am. Everybody is warmly welcome but is reminded that each person is responsible for their own safety. Please bring waterproof clothing, a packed lunch and a flask.
Donegal Birds of Prey
Lorcan O’Toole (Golden Eagle Trust) will give a talk entitled, ‘Donegal Raptors and Upland Management’, on Wednesday the 20th of January, Starting at 7:30pm. Venue: McGlinchey’s Field Study Centre, Sandfield, Ardara (end of the L7743). For further information contact 087 2770408
To Get to McGlinchey’s Field Study Centre
McGlinchey’s Field Study Centre is at the end of the L7743. Leaving Ardara in the direction of Portnoo, the L7743 is on the left, 0.74km (0.46miles) past Sandfield Pitch and Putt. Continue on the L7743 for 0.75km, McGlinchey’s Field Study Centre is the 2 storey building on your right.
Coming from Kilclooney towards Ardara, you pass the turnoff for Rosbeg on your right. The next right (0.5km or 0.33mile further on) is the L7743. Continue on the L7743 for 0.75km, McGlinchey’s Field Study Centre is the 2 storey building on your right.
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.
An Instructor Training Day (for Area 6), will be held on Sunday 17th January 2016 9.30am – 4pm at the Teeling Centre & Tubberbride Equestrian Centre Collooney, Co Sligo. The training day is specifically aimed at instructors and branch officials but any parents, members and non-IPC interested people are also welcome. There will be a charge of €10 per person which will be collected on the day.
On Sunday the 17th January the Bluestack Ramblers will have a walk to Meechifin, Lough Derg. It is a 3 hour moderate walk led by Bernard McGlinchey; meeting at the Tourist Office, Donegal Town 10.00am. For further info call 086 2187609.
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.
The Way of the Heart
A group of people are going to study together ‘The Way of the Heart’ during 2016, and you are invited to join them. Meetings are held fortnightly and the next one will be on Thurs 21st January 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.
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.
DCL Needs Book Shelves
DCL has recently acquired quite a few books and doesn’t have shelf space for all of them. If you have any book shelves that you would like to donate to the community, please contact us at (074)9737678 or better still, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.