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Mummers say thanks to Inishowen 31.01.08

A MUMMERS charity group has thanked the people of Inishowen for their great support at Christmas over the years.
The Sheephaven Mummers from Dunfanaghy and Creeslough recently held their presentation night at which cheques totalling 17,500 were handed out.
 'King Mummer' Desmond Stewart and the Sheephaven Mummers hand over cheques to the Donegal Hospice and Adrian Mitchell Society following their successful Christmas fundraiser around Donegal including Inishowen.
A cheque for 11,500 was presented to Carie Harvey and Mary McGarry from the Donegal Hospice while a cheque for 6,000 was given to Mary Chandler Kavanagh from the Adrian Mitchell Society.
"The Mummers raised a total of 17,500 this year in the run up to Christmas all over Donegal. The Mummers would like to thank everyone for their continuing great support especially in Inishowen where they have received great support over the years," said a spokesperson. The Mummers also thanked their sponsors and the musicians, singers and anyone who helped make the fundraising drive so successful.
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