I.C.A. : The Summer Dinner will be held in Narin and Portnoo Golf Club at 8 p.m. on Friday 8th June.Open to members and friends. To book call Beatrice:0872940267

I.C.A. : The Summer Dinner will be held in Narin and Portnoo Golf Club at 8 p.m. on Friday 8th June.Open to members and friends. To book call Beatrice:0872940267

Ardara Parish Council : The Parish Council Meeting will take place on Wednesday 13th June at 9pm in Community Centre. All elected representatives are asked to attend. Everyone welcome.

Melting Pot Weekend : Many visitors were out and about in Ardara during the Melting Pot Festival weekend. Fine weather was enjoyed by everyone and enhanced the outdoor events. Families and children loved the festival - there was so much to see and do. The music was top-notch in all venues. The World Dolls exhibition in the Heritage Centre was impressive and much praised, with participation of all local National Schools. The organising committee are delighted to see the amazing success of the Melting Pot’s varied programme, which seems to get better each year.

Sympathy : Sympathy is extended to the family and friends of Hughie Couchman, Crannogbois, who died in New Zealand last Friday. Sympathy also to Gerry Marley, Charlie Bennett Drive, whose father, Joseph Marley of Killygordon, died last week.

Community Radio : Donegal Sounds Community radio is now broadcasting on 97.2 FM in Ardara and surrounding areas. Thank you all for tuning in.

Church Car Park : Further work (tarmacadam etc ) will be done to the church car park during this week. It will mean a certain amount of inevitable inconvenience. Your understanding is appreciated.

Downstrands Family Resource Centre : Rosbeg & Portnoo Sailing Club: Membership is now open for 2012. Previous sailing experience is not necessary, everyone welcome. Contact Pat McLoone on 0872588850.

Monday Morning Walk & Talk Group: Starting 18th June for 4 weeks. Meet in the Dolmen Centre at 11.00am for 1 hour walk. Enjoy a cup of tea and a chat at the end.

Dolmen Centre: Heart and Sole: We are setting up a Walk & Talk group for those aged 65+.Structured to suit all abilities. Starting on Wednesday 20th June for 4 weeks.Meet at the Dolmen Centre at 11.30. Enjoy a cup of tea and a chat after or stay for lunch. Wear comfortable loose clothing and suitable footwear.

Thanks: Thanks from teachers Angela O’Callaghan and Gerry Moore in the Comprehensive School, Glenties, to all the employers in our school catchment area who provided work experience to our students. Over the past year, students from the Transition year programme as well as students in LCVP and in the Leaving Cert Applied programme have all gained really valuable experience of the world of work. In total 68 students were on work experience throughout the school year and we do appreciate all your support and feedback.

Relay for Life 2012: Thanks to all the people in the local area who supported our Transition students in the Comprehensive School, Glenties, who recently completed a 24 hour relay in the sports grounds of LYIT. The students were an absolute credit to their families and their school and raised over 2000 Euro for cancer patient care. Thanks to teachers Mary McLoughlin, Mary Martin and Gerry Moore who stayed with the students for the 24 hour period. A special word of thanks to teacher Aileen Dowling who also helped to organise this event and who is a cancer survivor herself

Glenties Community Centre : Bingo in the Glenties community centre every Tuesday night at 9pm. Every line €50, every house €100. Snowball jackpot €1600 on Tuesday 5th June on 45 numbers if not won €300 paid out. Inhouse draws. Snooker every night from 6pm except Tuesday.