Lady's Basketball: All ladies welcome and especially the older mature ladies. For further information and/or to register your interest, please call 087- 2996341 (after 5pm).

Flu Clinic: Flu clinic is starting up again in the Falcarragh Medical Centre for aged 50 and over. Please contact the surgery for appointment: 9135491.

Bithre itila: Councillor Joe Kelly wishes to inform interested parties that the closing date for receipt for Local Improvement Schemes for 2009 (Road tarring) is 31st October 2008. Application forms are attainable in his office or by contacting him at 086-3832000. Joe holds his clinics every Tuesday 4:30 - 6pm & Sat 11 - 1pm in his office in Falcarragh (beside the flower shop). Is fidir teagmhil a dhanamh leis san oifig n ag 086-3832000.

Hands Up Errigal: This is a group of like-minded individuals from the three parishes of Gweedore, Cloughaneely and the Rosses who have come together to help raise funds in order to build schools in the poorest country in the world.

Please come and join us at the ‘Hands Up Errigal’ Activity Weekend in conjunction with CONCERN worldwide to raise money in aid of improving school education in Sierra Leone. The highlight of the weekend will be a record breaking attempt to join hands and climb Mount Errigal on Sunday 5th October. How many will it take? Who will be at the top?

Derryveagh Learning Centre

Pobalscoil: Does your child need help with reading, writing or spelling? Classes are held each Wednesday evening in Pobalscoil Ghaoth Dobhair from 6pm – 7.45pm. For more information, please contact Angela on 087-6117477 or Margaret on


Oifigeach Eolais MFG: Beidh Oifigeach Eolais M.F.G. Teo i lthair san Ionad Acmhainne i mBal an Atha arais ar an Luan an 22 l de Mhen Fmhair n 2.30 i.n. – 4.30 i.n. Beidh eolas ar fil ar deontais tithochta, crta leighis, cin ioncam, Lintais Leasa Shisialta, seirbhs insli, MFG srl. Tuilleadh eolas ag 9180571 n cur scairt ar ine ag


Aerobic Circuit Workout: Circuit training workouts have just commenced again in the Ballina Resource Centre. The class will run every Tuesday evening from 7pm - 8pm and participants are advised to bring water and a towel/ mat. Cost E6

Bric-a-brac Wanted: Pobail le Chile is having its annual L Teaghlaigh on Sunday 5th October. There will be a bouncy castle, face painting, B-B-Q, and lots more. We also hope to have a bric-a-brac stall and we would welcome any donations of books, toys, cakes, jam, etc. You can drop items into oifig Pobail le Chile from 9am-4.30pm. For more information, please call 9180111

Cumann Cirdeas: Trip to Arena 7 on Tuesday, 23 September. Bus will be leaving Pobail le Chile at 9.30am. There will be time for shopping in Letterkenny and at 1pm there will be two course lunch at Arena 7 restaurant followed by an afternoon of bowling. Then the bus will be taking the scenic route home and stopping at Doon Well. Cost per person is E20, this includes everything, the meal, bowling and transport. Booking essential, please call 9180111. Filte roimh achan nduine.

Catering Group: Anyone who would be willing to help with the parish catering on a rota basis are asked to give their names to Fr. Denis or any of the catering ladies.

Pist le Chile: The Parent & Toddler Group have now resumed after the summer recess. All parents or carers and pre-school aged children are welcome to join this group in Pobail Le Chile centre every Thursday morning from 10.30am-12.30pm. For further information, please call 9180111

Adult Education – VEC: Junior Cert Maths for Adults being run in the Adult Education Centre in Gortahork this year. Please pass names onto Dolores at 9180871 or 086-1740677. This class is free. Names now being taken for a “Build your Basic Skills Course” starting in the Adult Education Centre in Gortahork at the end of September. This course lasts 14 weeks (6hours per week) and covers Basic Computers, English (spelling, writing and grammar) and Maths. For more information contact Dolores 9180871 or 086-1740677. Class start date for the VTOS and BTE1 groups VTOS Monday 8th Sept at 9.30am Guitar Making 16th Sept at 9.00am Childcare Thursday 25th Sept at 6.30pm ECDL Thursday 2nd October at 7pm. - The Adult Education Centre will run the following courses subject to demand: Monday – First Aid, Flower Arranging and Sign Language. Tuesday – Art. Wednesday – Beginners and intermediate computers. Thursday – FETAC level 5 in Childcare and ECDL. Enrolment for classes will take place on Monday 15th Dept from 9.30am – 1.00pm and from 7.30pm – 9.00pm. All fees must be paid on enrolment. Booking cannot be accepted over the phone. Please ring 9135218 for further details.

Ranganna Gaeilge ins An tSean Bheairic / Irish Classes at An tSean Bheairic: T an tSean Bheairic aitheanta ag dars na Gaeltachta, mar Ionaid Sirbhs Teanga, i gceantar Chloich Cheann Fhaola, chun ranganna gaeilge a chuir ar fil do dhaoine fsta ar mhian leo staidar don “Teastas Eorpach sa Ghaeilge” (TEG). Is curriculum caighdenach an TEG at drithe ar dhaoine le libhal agsla gaeilge – bunsach, lag, measartha srl. Bidh ranganna ag tosach ars ag ts mh Dheireadh Fmhair, (dta le socr) agus is fidir tuilleadh eolais a fhil 9180888 n buaileadh isteach chuig An tSean Bheairic. An Sean Bheairic is recognised by dars na Gaeltachta as the “Language Services Centre” for the Cloughaneely area, to provide classes for adults wishing to study for the “European Certificate in Irish” (Teastas Eorpach sa Ghaeilge - TEG). The TEG is a standardised curriculum aimed at people with varying levels of competence in Irish. Classes will start again in October (date to be confirmed) and further details are available by calling 9180888 or calling into An Sean Bheairic.

Ar mhaith leat cim ollscoile a bhaint amach?: T cpla it dtairiscint go fill ar an chrsa cime a bheas Ollscoil na hireann, Gaillimh agus Institiid Teicneolaochta Leitir Ceanainn chur ar fil in Ionad an Acadaimh, Gaoth Dobhair. Cuirfear ts leis an chrsa BA i Riarachn Gn i lr mh Mhan Fmhair 2008 agus ocfar till agus lintas cothabhla leis na rannphirtithe. T tuilleadh eolais ar fil 9531919 n ag

Crsa Teilifse: Beidh an Dioplma i Scileanna Teilifse rechtil ars ag Acadamh na hOllscolaochta Gaeilge i gcomhphirtocht le hdars na Gaeltachta ag tos i m Mhen Fmhair 2008. Is crsa bliana lnaimseartha seo. Nl till le hoc agus ocfar lintas cothabhla leis na rannphirtithe. Tuilleadh eolais Ionad na hOllscoile, Gaoth Dobhair, teil: 9531919.

Crsa pirtaimseartha: Beidh Dioplma pirtaimseartha sa Romhaireacht agus san Aistrichn rechtil oche amhin sa tseachtain in Ionad an Acadaimh, Gaoth Dobhair ag tos ag deireadh mh Mhen Fmhair. M t suim agat cur le do chuid cilochta agus Dioplma ollscoile a bhaint amach, gabh i dteagmhil leis an ionad ag 9531919.

Cumann Badmantan Cloich Cheann Fhaola (CBC): Are you interested in joining our local badminton club? We meet weekly at Ionad Tr na ng, Cashel; play between 7.30 - 9pm. Three courts, everyone gets a game and beginners welcome. Coaching session planned for September. Contact Paul on: 086-0841433 or come along Monday nights.

Drama Classes: The Helen O'Grady Drama Academy is busy preparing to open its doors for a new term in the coming weeks. Classes take place in Falcarragh on a Monday afternoon. There are 3 age groups: 5 - 8 years, 9 - 11 years and 12 - 17 years. Help your child to develop confidence and communication skills, all this while having loads of fun. For further information please contact Angela at 9558100 or email

Ceoilchoirm in Ionad Chois Locha: T roinnt ceoilchoirm reachtil in Ionad Chois Locha do mh Mhen Fmhair. Ina measc: 20 Men Fmhair - Eliza Gilkerson: amhrna & cumadir iomriteach as Texas, Stit Aontaithe Mheirice.

25 Men Fmhair – Dave Flynn, Martin Tourish, Hugh Buckley & Liz Coleman: An duaisbhuaiteoir Dave Flynn, cumadir / amhrna / giotara / maindiln in ineacht le Martin Tourish ar an mbosca ceoil, Ionad Chois Locha is organizing a few concerts at the centre there for the month of September. There will also be an art workshop for children, aged between 7-12 yrs, from 8:30pm until 10.00pm. For further information, please go to:

Seirbhs Comhairleoireacht: T Seirbhs Comhairleoireacht saor in aisce do Mhn i gCloich Cheann Fhaola, Dn Fionnchaidh & Gaoth Dobhair chur ar fil ag ‘Letterkenny Women’s Centre’. Tuilleadh eolas le fil ach glaoch a chur ar: 9124985. Ionad itiil, saor in aisce & faoi rn. Free counseling service for women, call 9124985.

Aras Begley Hall: Would all groups who wish to use Aras Begley Hall, Falcarragh during the coming months, please contact Fr. Denis G. immediately regarding booking. An up to date insurance certificate must be provided by each group.

Yard – Ionad ige na gCroisbhealaigh: The Youth Arts Recreation & Drama centre YARD has reopened with its new autumn timetable. The YARD will be opened every school lunch-time 12:45 to 1:45. Students can bring in their lunch and enjoy free tea, juice or coffee. The centre then opens as an after-school drop-in each weekday 3:30 - 5:30. Volunteers needed and most welcome. Even one, or two hours a month is a great help. Training provided. Call 086-0841433 or the YARD at 9180112.

Art & Craft Fair: Seoda Art & Craft Gallery are organising an Art & Craft Fair in stn Loch Altan, Gortahork on Sunday 12th October from 12 - 5pm. Gallery Opened at Magheroarty Pier On Saturdays and Sundays during September 10.00 am - 7.00 pm. Anyone interested in participating in the fair please contact Marjorie Carroll on 087 – 2280310


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