Killybegs

Killybegs

Benefit Dance

A benefit dance will be held in Blue Haven on 16th March for the family of the late John Campbell, Kilcar. Ticket sellers are visiting local areas. Anyone wishing to help should telephone Marian at 087 2233 738 or Mark at 087 1928 001.

Garth Brooks Tickets for €5

So far, 400,000 tickets have been sold for Garth Brooks five-night stint at Croke Park. But there is still considerable interest in the draw being organised for two Sunday (seated) tickets which will take place on St Patrick’s Day. The tickets have been donated by Mick O’Donnell of Island Seafoods and the money raised will go towards the St Mary’s restoration fund. 2nd prize is an Island Seafoods luxury hamper and 3rd prize, a side of smoked salmon and two bottles of wine. Tickets are €5 a line from the Parish Office (9731013) and local outlets.

Good Night Out

The Donegal South Region Pioneer Dinner Dance will take place in the Abbey Hotel, Donegal Town, on Friday, 28th February. Dinner at 8.30pm. Music by The Country Traditions. Tickets at €25 can be obtained from Celia 074 973 1186 or Ann Marie 074 973 1459.

CLG Na Cealla Beage club notes

KILLOTTO; There were no winners of this week’s Killotto Jackpot. The Killotto numbers were 3, 15, 20, 26. Match-3 prize of €60 was not won either. Next week’s Killotto jackpot is €1,000. This week’s Killotto Sellers are David Conwell’s team and Saturday, 8th March, will be Pauric Gallagher, Michael Mullen, Brian McCabe, Daniel O’Donnell and Christopher Murrin. Is your child interested in selling Killotto in their locality and earning some extra pocket money? Parents please contact Sarah Tully, Carmel Gamble or any member of the executive committee for more info. ADVERTISING; Any businesses interested in advertising at the Eamon Byrne Memorial Park for 2014 please contact Sarah Tully on 0863311733. BINGO; The bingo jackpot was not won this week. Next week’s jackpot is €1,300 on 45 numbers. MEMBERSHIP; 2014 membership rates are €40 for adult/players, €70 for family membership (2 adults and children under 16), €15 for U16 and €20 Student (17-21). Membership is available online at <www.locallotto.ie>. CLUB DONEGAL; Club Donegal rates to be confirmed in the coming weeks. CONGRATULATIONS; U14’s had there first outing of the season away to Four Masters in the league winning 6-6 to 0-11.  A good team performance by all next outing home to St Naul’s Sunday 9th March  at 12.00. The U14 Boys had a good win away to four Masters on Sunday. LADIES’ TRAINING; The ladies senior team will be training on a Monday and Friday at 7.30pm in the vocational school astro.

Positive Start to 2014

The talk by Sr Helen Kelly has been rescheduled to Thursday, 6th March, at 8pm in the Bay View Hotel, Killybegs. Admission is €2. Everyone welcome to come along.

Fintra NS

A meeting of the Board of Management of Fintra National School will take place at 5pm on Thursday, 27th February.

Still time to get aboard

As some members can no longer commit to attending the monthly meetings of Killybegs Community Council, it is proposed to co-opt a number of new members. Anyone who is on the local electoral register and would be interested in joining Killybegs Community Council should telephone 087-206 2336 (evenings).

St Catherine’s FC

Lucky Numbers drawn for February 24th were 3, 9, 11, 12. Consolation Prize Winner was Philomena Byrne. Next week’s jackpot will be €2,090.

Working Group: The Job Club will meet at the Niall Mór Centre from 6th - 28th March, 10.30am - 1.30pm. Telephone 071 9858959.

Marriage Preparation

Accord Marriage Preparation Courses will take place on March 7th and 8th, on May 9th and 10th and on June 13th and 14th. Book online at <www.accord.ie>.

Musical Exercise for Over-50s

Zumba Gold on Mondays from 7-8pm in the Foresters’ Hall. No dance partner needed. Bring sports shoes and water. Cost €7. Contact Bridget on 087-913 0558.

Research Vacancies

Anyone interested in a place on St Catherine’s Church and Graveyard project is invited to apply now. The project records local history and provides certified training in research, computers and video production. Contact the project directly at 9741903 or get in touch with Charlene at 9120542 or email <charlene.mcmenamin@solas.ie>.

Young and Younger

A baby & toddler morning is being held every Tuesday at 10.30am in Foresters Hall. New members always welcome

Al-Anon

Meets in the Niall Mór Centre every Wednesday at 8pm.

Men’s Yoga

At the Niall Mór Centre on Wednesdays from 8 - 9.15pm. Call or text Zia on 087-646 3956 for information.

Niall Mór Centre

Counselling Outreach Service for women on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. For appointment, telephone Breid at 074-9124985. COURSES; The following courses are available; Occupational First Aid, Supervisory, Management, Payroll, Art, Spanish. Tel 074 9741863

Carers

Are you a carer at home? Join the Carers’ Support Group which meets in Killybegs Community Hospital. Telephone Eileen at 074-9733 111 or 9733 113.

Regional Employment Service

Are you looking for work, training or educational opportunities? Regional Employment Services, supported by ICTU and Donegal Local Development Company, offer a variety of services, including preparing a professional CV, filling out application forms, preparing properly for interviews, providing access to emerging job opportunities and highlighting the advantages of taking up employment. This service is free and totally confidential. The Regional Employment Services outreach officer attends at the Foresters’ Hall at regular intervals. No appointment is necessary. Further information from 9128010.

Grow Meetings

Are you feeling isolated, depressed, anxious or feeling a bit low? Then Grow may be of help to you. Grow is a self-help group, non-denominational and strictly confidential. Meetings are held in Niall Mór Centre, Killybegs every Thursday at 7.30 pm or in Donegal Day Hospital on Tuesdays at 8 pm. No introductions are needed, just come along.

Citizens’ Information

An outreach session of the Citizens Information Service is held every Monday from 9am to 1pm in the Niall Mór Community Centre, Killybegs. No appointment necessary.

Have You an Item?

Anyone wishing to have an item included in the Killybegs Notes should contact Tony at 074-9731400 or 087-242 3737 or email: tonyocpr@gmail.com no later than 6pm on Mondays for inclusion the following Thursday.