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e r: Paintings by Jude at Artlink, Fort
Dunree form 2nd - 24th March 2019. Patrick Clafferty - the artist
known as “Jude” - has been invited by Artlink to showcase a
collection of his work at the Saldanha Suite, Fort Dunree, this
Jude has entitled the exhibition Care
e r, and
selected work produced during the past three years. The title of the
exhibition ironically reflects on the fact that, for the past few
years, he has been thrust into the emotionally challenging role of
full-time carer for his two ageing parents.
The opening reception is Saturday 2nd March, 2 - 4 pm. The
exhibition runs until 24th March, open daily 10.30 - 4.30pm.
Host families in Inishowen wanted for 12 to 17 year old Spanish
students. Host families must have children in this age group. For
further information please call 087 6008446.
Inishowen Development Partnership - 2 day Food Safety Course. This
course is particularly aimed at food handlers, catering staff who
prepare food for public consumption, staff who serve in hotels,
hospitals, nursing homes, retail outlets and general catering
establishments. Also non food handlers who can affect the safety of
food. Cost is Free (funded through Taste4Success Skillsnet –
eligibility criteria apply). Call IDP on 074 93 62218.
Men’s Coffee Night: Open to all men who want to talk to other men
about any issues affecting their lives - Lily Rose, Main Street,
Thursdays at 7pm.
Local Link Donegal: An extension of the Friday Local Link service
that runs from Clonmany, Urris and surrounding areas into Buncrana
has increased to include an additional service on Tuesdays.
To book your seat on either service call the Local Link Office the
day before on 074 97 41644. Free Travel Pass Accepted. Fares: €2.50
single & €5 return.
Are you looking to go back into employment? People 1st in
conjunction with the WISE Project can help you with the following:
Dedicated Personal Employment Advisor, Advice & Assistance with CV
preparation, Interview techniques, Job applications and much more.
WISE is free and funded by the ESF, open to women of all ages, who
are currently not working or who are in receipt of social welfare
payments that are not classified as ‘jobseeker’ payments. To find
out if you’re eligible, call Penny on 086 1452252 .
Buncrana Parkrun (5k Walk/Run) every Saturday Morning 9.30am sharp
meeting at the Tip O’Neill statue, Shore front, free entry. Also
Buncrana parkwalk every Saturday, all welcome. Register online at
www.parkrun.ie. Coffee afterwards in the Fishermans Wharf - 10%
discount, see you there!
Samaritans Helpline Call Free: 116 123, Text: 087 2609090.
Desertegney Parent & Toddler Group, everyone welcome to join us for
a cuppa, chat & play Thurs 10am –12noon, upstairs in Dunree FC.
If alcohol is causing problems in your life, AA have meetings in
Buncrana, Sat 11.30am & Sun 8pm, St Teresa’s Room (behind Oratory).
Irish youth club for 10-18 year olds meets every Thursday from
5.30pm - 6.30pm at Tullyarvan Mill, Buncrana. Annual Foróige
registration fee €30 (max €40 per family). Weekly club fee €2. See
CE Óige - Foróige Club, Bhun Cranncha Facebook page or call Joleen
on 086 232 5402 for further information.
Volunteers required for Buncrana youth clubs. If you are over 18
years old and want to gain experience working with young people or
have an interest in youth work then please contact Joleen on 086 232
5402 for further information. Garda Vetting will be carried out and
child protection and youth work training will be provided.
Tea & Toast is a positive mental health group set up to help
mums. That's mums to be, new mums, experienced mums or gran mums. We
meet in Cockhill Youth club once a month for a moan, groan, cuppa
and goodie whilst listening to speakers share their knowledge and
wisdom. It's on Wednesday evening from 7:30 - 9:30pm and no kids.
It's a great way to meet new
people, understand motherhood is tough but we are all in it
Scoil Trad Bhun Crannacha Traditional music lessons on bodhran and a
range of melody instruments, ages 7 and over in Buncrana Youth Club.
Tel Liz or Jim on 0872873059 or 0874186082.
Buncrana Park Run (5k Walk/Run) every Saturday Morning 9.30am sharp
meeting at the Tip O’Neill statue, Shore front, free entry. Also
Buncrana Park Walk every Saturday, all welcome. Register online at
Parkrun.ie. Coffee afterwards in the Fishermans Wharf - 10%
Buncrana Parent & Toddlers group meeting every Wednesday & Thursday
in St Mary’s Hall Buncrana from 10-12pm €3 per family. All welcome.
Buncrana Go-Active: Annual membership fee is €10. Call 087
Sliabh Sneacht Centre: Drumfries Walking Group every Friday meeting
outside the Ballyliffin Hotel at 10am for the Arda
walk. The walk will last approx one hour with light refreshments
served afterwards. Everyone welcome.
AA - If alcohol is causing problems in your life, the AA has
meetings in Buncrana on Saturday at 1.30pm and Sunday at 8pm in St
Teresa’s Room (behind The Oratory).
Community Employment Childcare Scheme
Are you 21 and over, in receipt of a Irish Social Welfare Payment
for 1 year or more, interested in working in a childcare setting and
leaving the scheme with a major award in Early Childhood Care &
Education Level 5 or 6, you should talk to Pauline Coyle Community
Employment Supervisor, Inishowen Development Partnership, Buncrana
Buncrana Junior Foróige Club (10 - 12 year olds) from 6.15pm - 7.30pm at The Exchange,
Castle Ave, Buncrana. New members welcome! Call Joleen on 086 232
5402 for further information.
Sliabh Sneacht Centre
Mindfulness & Stress Management, Photography, Healthy Eating Cookery
Course, Flower Arranging, Pottery, Basic Computers, Dressmaking &
Alterations (Mornings), Cookery Course for Men. Other activities:
Jive & waltz Class with step by step instruction Tues from 9pm –
10:15pm; Music lessons – Guitar every Tues 4pm – 5pm & Singing 5pm –
6pm; Irish Dancing - Wed 4:30pm - 7: 00pm;
Active Kids Club. Tots Club 3yr – 5yr olds
from 10am to 10:50 & Big Kids Club 11am – 12 noon; Early Morning
Circuits. A workout for all levels of
fitness - Tuesday & Thursday mornings 6:45am – 7:45am; Ladies
Fitness Class. There will be two classes
per week on a Wed & Fri morning from 9:30 – 10:30 am. Suitable for
all levels of fitness.
Contact us on: 074 93 61 742 / Text: 087 148 6001 or email:
WISE - Women’s Integration, Skills and Employment. People 1st in
conjunction with the WISE Project can help our clients with the
following: Dedicated Personal Employment Advisor; Advice &
Assistance with … CV, Interview preparation, Job applications plus
Career Planning & Job Brokering; Access to Employment Opportunities;
Support in your New Job for the first 6 months; and much more -
Contact Gemma on 086 145 2252.
Volunteers are urgently needed for Lifeline (Inishowen) Domestic
Violence Service. Are you interested in becoming part of a team in
supporting families in Inishowen? For further information please
call 074 93 73337 from 10am to 1.30pm Monday - Friday or email
Buncrana Senior Citizens Committee: Anyone who has a personal
monitored alarm should check them monthly to make sure that the
battery is still working. If anyone has an alarm that is no longer
in use, could they please return it to Jim Henderson or any
committee member. Tel 074 9361666.
Interested in voluntary work with young people (10-18 years) in
Various regular or occasional opportunities for people over 18
years, including Drop-In work, homework club, grinds, junior and
senior youth clubs. All work in association with Donegal Youth
Service or Foróige. Training provided.
To find out more contact Andrew 087 256 4777 or Joleen 086 232 5402.
Photo Restoration and Framing at Pixcam, Railway Road, Buncrana. If you have
an old sentimental photo that you would like restored or framed,
call 074 93 62783. A large number of personalised gifts and frames for
all occasions also available.
Angling Centre 25 Card Drive every Thursday at 8pm. All welcome.
Inishowen Outreach Clinic: Do you have a hearing loss and need more
info? tel. 9188252 text 0868858194 for appointment.
Illies Community Development pitch and multipurpose hall available
for booking sports activities or birthdays parties. For details or
bookings telephone 086 2556216.
Buncrana Youth Drop-In: A free writers book club Literati at The
Drop In, every Saturday. from 4-5.30pm. If you enjoy reading and/or
writing then come along. Books will be supplied. Entrance beside
Plaza tel. 0863627300.
Men’s Walking Group for Health invite men from Inishowen to join and
reap the health benefits of walking. IDP is promoting this
initiative. For more info on the programme or to start a walking
group in your area tel. Margaret 0868375592 or email
Golf for Girls: Any girls under 18 interested in learning to play
golf please contact Sheila on 0864000395 for details.