First Holy Communion
The following received their First Holy Communion in St. Michael’s Church, Creeslough last Saturday May 5th:
Aidan Alcorn, Eabha Brennan, Noah Doherty, Katie Gallagher, Demi Lee Gillespie, Amy Griffin , Shay Gunn , Cara Hannigan , Sarah Harkin , Gary Holian , Oisin Hughes, Vincent Lynch , Mary Kate Mc Bride, James Mc Daid, Chloe Mc Garvey, Aaron Mc Ginley, Aoife Mc Teague, Adam Moore, Oisin O Currain, Neil Martin O’Donnell, Leah Patterson ,Kelly Rodden, Leah Shields and Ryan Toye.
The Mass was Celebrated by Fr. John Joe Duffy. Concelebrants were Fr. Pat McGarvey and Fr. Seamus Murphy.
Notes by Moses Alcorn
Daisy Moore’s Memorial Tractor and Vintage Car Run
Daisy Moore’s Memorial Tractor Run in aid of the Creeslough Day Centre and the Friends of Letterkenny General Hospital will be held on Saturday the 30th June. It kicks of at 12 Noon from the Chapel Car Park in Creeslough. There will be spot prizes on the day with registration from 10am in the Creeslough Day Centre.
There will be refreshments served on arrival and afterwards in the Creeslough Day Centre. More information can be obtained from 0871238600/0871726589.
North West Tractor Fest
The North West Tractor Fest 2018 will be held on Sunday 20th May at the Grounds of Milford Mart.
There will be music on site all day, Stalls and Farm Machinery. All proceeds are in aid of Donegal Branch MS Society and Parents and Friends of Abbey Village. For more information contact 0862441350 or 0868859887. Tractors of all ages and models welcome.
St Michael’s Minor Board would like to thank all those who contributed to the success of the bed push last Bank Holiday Monday, May 7th and made it the success that it was. Those who provided the bed and got it ready, the bed pushers , collectors , everyone who donated and gave donations and thanks also to the public for their patience . The sun shone Boyce’s Centra supplied ice creams. Thank you to all.
St. Michael’s Bingo Session
The €100 on the Blue Sheet Game at the Bingo Session in Creeslough on Sunday night last was won by Mick McGettigan Carrigarts. The €75 was won by Ann Lafferty Creeslough. The Bingo in Creeslough now runs as follows: There are 10 games in the book and then the sheet game.
The €1,000 on the sheet game is now on 48nos or less.
Single Book including sheet €10 Double Book and Double Sheet €16.
Please come out and support your local Bingo.
Thanks to everyone for their generous support over the past four weeks; your generosity means that a new Defibrillator can now be purchased for Creeslough Town which will be a huge benefit to the entire community. Please note that the proceeds from the Bingo Session in Creeslough for the next four weeks will go towards purchasing mannequins so that the First Responders can train more people in the use of the Defibrillator.
St. Michael’s Mini Lotto
There was no Jackpot winner in the St. Michael’s Mini Lotto on Sunday night last. The numbers drawn were 2,5,8,10,12,18; the Match 5 Winner was Moses Alcorn Hornhead. This weeks Jackpot will also be €6100.
The Club would like to thank Brian and Margaret Anne Dolan, Wild Atlantic camp and Roses Bar Creeslough, Seamus Sweeney Kildarragh Construction Philadelphia, Shaun Langan Creeslough Pallets and Michael McColgan Dunfanaghy for their continuing sponsorship of the lotto jackpot, it is very much
Tickets are on sale in local businesses in Dunfanaghy and Creeslough and at
the Bingo Session in Massinass Community Centre Creeslough on Sunday
evenings, tickets for the St. Michaels Mini Lotto can now also be purchased
on line anywhere at the following link
Creeslough Women’s Group
The Crafty Group continues every Monday from 11am to 1pm, so come along and enjoy learning a new skill, bring what you like and enjoy a cup of tae.
Please note on Friday the 8th June at 7.30pm Mass will be Celebrated in St. Michael’s Church in Creeslough by Rev. John Sherrington Auxiliary Bishop of Westminster to celebrate the Golden Anniversary of the Ordination to the Priesthood of Fr. Seamus Murphy. All are welcome to attend.
Alison Quigley Irish Dance School
Classes take place every Thursday in Aras Begley Hall Falcarragh beside the Church on Thursday’s at 4.45pm. (Please note change of time). For more information contact Alison on 0862153503.
Creeslough Youth Club is now open to children in 4th, 5th and 6th classes every Wednesday evening from 6.00 p.m. until 7.30 p.m. in Massinass Hall. New members welcome – €10 Registration. €2 per night.
Two Hand Dancing
Two hand Dancing in Massinass Centre Creeslough every Tuesday from 8pm to 10pm. Its good fun and good exercise and beginners are very welcome.
Set Dancing Classes
Set Dancing Classes in Aras Begley Falcarragh, beginning Wednesday 11th October from 8pm – 10pm. All beginners welcome.
Shop and Coffee Dock
For the winter the Shop and Coffee Dock in Ards Friary will be open only at weekends – Saturday from 12.00 noon and Sunday from 1.00 p.m.
Speech and Drama
The Mc Grath School of Speech and Drama suitable for boys and girls aged 4 – 18 will be commencing soon in Creeslough on Monday evenings. The classes focus on all aspects of Speech and Drama Studies – reciting poetry, reading skills, mime, acting, storytelling, public speaking, movement to music and drama games. Please contact 086 3062156 Speaking contact 0879186271 for further information.
The Irish Cancer Society operates a free Volunteer Driver Service that is available to patients attending the following Hospitals for chemotherapy treatment : Letterkenny University Hospital, Mayo General Hospital and Sligo Hospital. Volunteer drivers will pick up a patient at the door of their home, drop them at the Hospital door and then, when finished treatment, pick them up and drop them home again. All volunteers expenses are paid. Patients wishing to avail of this free service should contact their Healthcare Professional, visit irishcancer.ie or contact the Irish Cancer Society for more information on 01 2310522
Derryveagh Social Prescribing for Health and Wellbeing
Provides you with opportunities to learn a new skill or participate in a new activity, improve your mental and physical health, meet new people, receive social support from others, increase self-confidence & self-esteem and become more involved in your community.
If you feel this is for you, then please feel free to contact 0860766670 and speak to your Social Prescribing Co-ordinator.
The Rosary Group recites the Rosary every Monday evening at 7.10 p.m. in St. Michaels’ Church. All are welcome.
Creeslough Community Alert
A Text Alert Scheme is operational in the area. This is a means of immediate communication from An Garda Siochana to the public. This is a free service and if you would like to be included in the scheme, please ring Patrick on 086 1083488.
A clothes bank is now situated on High St, Creeslough ie around the corner from McNultys Bar in aid of St. Michael’s Minor Board. If anyone is clearing out presses etc. all donations of clothes, shoes, bags, curtains etc would be much appreciated.
Michelle Given Health and Fitness has Pilates classes in Massinass Old School each Wednesday at the following times: 10.30am(beginners and improves);3.20pm(beginners and improvers);7.45pm ( beginners and improvers) and 9pm(advanced ). Also , Pilates classes for all levels at 10am on Saturday mornings . Come along and join in the fun. For more information contact Michelle on 087 280 2707. Check Michelle’s Facebook page for more classes in her Letterkenny studio.
Irish Dancing classes with the McCafferty school of Dancing all welcome every Wednesday in the Masainass Hall Creeslough between 4.30-5.30 with fully qualified teacher Annemarie diver for more information call 0879267968.
Volunteer Driver Service
The Irish Cancer Society’s Volunteer Driver Service is a free transport service available to patients undergoing chemotherapy treatment in Letterkenny University Hospital. We also deliver a free transport service to Galway University Hospital for patients attending for radiotherapy and staying for the full week in the Lodge. Transport available to the Lodge on Monday and from the Lodge on Friday. To avail of this service please talk to your healthcare professional on call Gail in the Irish Cancer Society on 91 2310566.
Ailish McBride’s new CD Home to Donegal is on sale in Creeslough and in An Chistin in Dunfanaghy and also online at www.ailishmcbride.com.
Yoga (stretching then relaxation) on at 8.00 p.m. on Monday evenings in Creeslough Day Centre. Any queries ring Patricia on 085 7232807.
Anne Marie Diver ADCRG Mc Cafferty School of Irish Dancing holds classes in Massinass Centre every Wednesday from 5.00 p.m. until 6.00 p.m. Everyone welcome. For more information please contact Anne Marie on 0979267968
Slim R Us
Slim R Us every Thursday in the Day Centre in Creeslough from 6pm until 7pm, price is €5 and everyone is welcome.
Community Alert Notice
Are you over 65 and in receipt of a pension? You may be eligible to a free monitored personal alarm fitted in your home. For more information, contact Creeslough Community Alert on 086-1083488.
Michael Murphy Sports & Leisure is now stocking St Michaels club gear in children and adult sizes.
Initials can be embroidered on tops if requested in the shop.
Two Hand Dancing every Tuesday from 8pm to 10pm in the Massinass Centre in Creeslough. Ladies, gents and beginners very welcome.
A Clothing Bank is located just inside the gate of the Dunfanaghy Youths Soccer Pitch at Kill. All donations of clothes, shoes, bags, belts, coats etc would be very much appreciated as a fundraiser for the club.
Would anyone who is available to help coach some of the underage players please contact Manus on 087 647 0532.
If you are finding life difficult at the moment and are in need of Friendly help why not go along to a GROW group meeting near you. GROW uses a twelve step program of mental health which has been tried and tested over the past fifty years. To find out more telephone Marion on 0867856912 or Maria on 0867702860 or go on line to www.grow.ie the groups are confidential open to all and are non-denominational.Tags: