(May 9th, 2013)
Donegal Town Local News

Donegal Town Tidy Towns: The DTT Committee is organising a clean-up of the local area in preparation for the Tidy Towns Competition 2013. We would be glad of your help. If you are available please meet on the Diamond on Monday 13th of May at 8pm for approx one hour, also every Monday in May. June/July same time, same place. (Weather permitting). Any enquiries to 074 97 23760 (office hours).

Donegal Town Tidy Towns: The DTT Committee is organising a clean-up of the local area in preparation for the Tidy Towns Competition 2013. We would be glad of your help. If you are available please meet on the Diamond on Monday 13th of May at 8pm for approx one hour, also every Monday in May. June/July same time, same place. (Weather permitting). Any enquiries to 074 97 23760 (office hours).

Thanks: Thanks is extended for recent car boot sale in aid of Solace Cancer Centre, North West Simon Community, thank you to management of John Bosco Club for the use of facilities and to Car Booters and everyone who supported the cause. E2,350 was raised.

Donegal Family Resource Centre: DFRC is presently taking names for children’s Summer Camp –July 2013. Activities will include outdoor play, Dance & Drama Classes, art and a lot more for further information call into the office on Upper Main Street or call the telephone number below. Places are limited so please book early. Also of note is the possibility of getting a Personal Monitored Alarm.If you are an OAP with an existing medical condition you may be entitled to a Personal Monitored Alarm, an application form and more information is available from DFRC office or call 0749725337.

Kickboxing: Great reports are coming out of the Donegal Town Kickboxing Club, based at the Studio, Drumlonagher. The Club continues to grow from strength to strength, so for further information on the Club and to get involved check out the club’s Facebook page. This is a great way for people of all ages to get fit, get confidence and learn how to defend yourself and perhaps others and it’s great fun to learn!

Ageing Sensibly: Donegal South Forum, will be holding an information evening on Tuesday 14th May 2013 @10.00am, in the Abbey Hotel, DonegalTown. The information event will focus on Physical Health and Wellbeing. Diabetes, Healthy Eating, Heart Health, Green Exercise, Arthritis will all be prioritised in the event. Please come along Free of Charge and all Welcome.

Four Masters’ Lotto: Results: There were no jackpot winners of the Annual Lotto for Weeks 42 and 43. Winners of week 42 were Trevor Bustard, Clar and Michael McAnaw, Castlederg. Both won E50 each. The numbers drawn for week 42 were 8, 9, 18, 22. This week’s lotto, for week 43, starting Monday 6th May was E1700. There were no jackpot winners of the Annual Lotto for week 43. There were two E50 winners. Marie Gallagher, Doonan and Gareth Britton, Clougher, numbers drawn were 2, 14, 19, 24. Next week’s jackpot is now standing at E1800. Next draw will be Monday 13th May.

Boxing: The local club is flying with great numbers of young boxers involved. Considering how well we are doing as a country internationally in the boxing ring there is plenty to inspire the young boxing enthusiast. Boxing is a fantastic sport, it is not only considered as one of the best means of getting in to incredible shape but it builds great confidence in kids and will stand them well throughout their life. Boxing provides fantastic discipline and it develops endurance and commitment. Boxing training in the St. John Bosco Centre is on Monday (7-9) Wednesday (7-9) and Friday (7-8). For further information please contact Pamela on 087 137 7940 or John on 087 277 6419.

Comhghairdeas: Congratulations to Barry Dunnion and Nicola Lacey on their recent marriage, which took place in Malta. A large number of people from the town and beyond attended the wedding, by all accounts a wonderful time was had by all. Wishing the newly married couple a long and wonderful life together.

Car Boot Sale: at St John Bosco Centre, 10am-3pm, Sunday next, May 12. No traders please.

D.A.R.A.: 
-Trip: A trip to Hillsborough Castle, Co. Down has been arranged for Tuesday, 21st May. Names to be given to Mary on 972 1209 or Frances on 972 1073 by Tuesday, May 14.
-Aerobics: on Monday 13th as usual.