Coffee Morning: Raise the Tea for Terence Coffee Morning in
O’Flaherty’s on Sat 2nd of Dec from 10am to 2pm to provide some
financial assistance as he has undergone a Double Lung Transplant
and is currently undergoing cancer treatment on the transplant
Cockhill Youth Club Annual Christmas Bazaar will take place on
Sunday 3rd December at 3pm.
Scoil Mhuire Senior Citizens Party on Fri 1st Dec from 10.30am -
4pm, in the Inishowen Gateway Hotel. Christmas lunch and
entertainment. For bookings contact 0860542923.
Texas Hold’m Poker Freeze out. 8th Dec. Illies Community Centre.
Register on Facebook or be in by 8.20pm to receive early bird extra
$3000 chips. Entrance Fee €50. €1000 in Prizes. All proceeds to the
General knowledge quiz will take place in Buncrana Golf Club
function room on Fri 1st Dec at 8.30pm. Everyone welcome. Team
prizes and spot prizes on the night. Entry €5.
Christmas Family Bingo at the North West Golf Club on Sun 3rd, 10th
& 17th Dec at 6.45 (sharp) Everyone welcome.
Buncrana’s Own Children in Need Christmas Jumper Disco on Sun 3rd
Dec in the Plaza, from 3 –5pm. Santa and Elf in attendance. Adults
and children welcome.
Christmas Tree Festival will run from Friday 1st, sat 2nd & Sun 3rd
December from 11am - 7.pm. A trail of over 40 beautiful Christmas
Trees starting in St Mary’s Oratory, continuing to Christchurch and
ending up in The Exchange.
Christ Church Buncrana will host evening of Christmas music part of
this year’s Christmas Tree Festival on 1st Dec at 7.30pm. Choirs
from local schools and a soloist will sing Christmas music. On Sat
Dec 2nd at 8.00pm, Paul Lambert will present ‘I’ll be home for
Christmas’ with special guest Maura Johnston. Donations to Icare and
Christ Church. The annual service of 9 lessons and carols will be
held on Fri 15 Dec at 7.30pm. Everyone welcome.
Scoil Mhuire invites parents/guardians and 6th class students to our
Open Night on Wednesday 6th Dec. Presentation will take place from
7pm-7.45pm followed by a tour of the secondary school. Further info
from Scoil Mhuire 074 9361065.
The Desertegney Foroige youth club will be hosting a Christmas Craft
Fair in the parish hall on Sun the 10th of Dec from 11am-12.30am.
All welcome. Please support the young people in the club.
Refreshments will also be served.
The Desertegney Bazaar is on the 3rd of Dec in the Parish Hall at
3pm with bingo. Usual stalls and Santa. Anyone who would like to
donate to the bazaar the hall will be open on Wed this week and also
on Fri evening. We would encourage you to please donate as all
proceeds go towards the upkeep of the hall. Thank you.
Cake sale in aid of Good Morning Support Service Donegal on Fri 8th
Dec from 10am- 1pm at Good Morning Support Service office Ardaravan
Square. Donations of baked goods are welcome
The Crana College Christmas Market takes place in the school on Sun
3rd Dec from 1pm – 3pm. There will be a Santa’s Grotto in aid of The
Foyle Hospice and lots of fun and entertainment for everyone. Anyone
interested in having a stall on the day should contact the school on
Christmas Shoebox Appeal: Give the gift of joy for needy children
this year. Buncrana Drop off points are Supervalu and Supersavers.
Our HQ this year is the old Eurospar Supermarket off St. Mary’s
Road, Buncrana open Monday to Friday from 6 November to 17 November.
Leaflets available in local shops. Call 087 256 4777 for more
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
Children in Crossfire: Advent boxes will be available at the doors
of the chapel from next weekend. Funds raised will provide vital
health care and nutrition to some of the world’s most vulnerable
children in Tanzania and Ethiopia.
New Bilingual (English / Irish) Foróige Club for 10 - 15 year
olds. Meeting every Thursday from 5.30 - 6.30pm at Tullyarvan Mill,
Buncrana - €2 per week. For further information or to book your
place please call Jess on 086 362 7300. Volunteers also wanted.
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.
Preferential Parking (Yellow hand & red jig saw piece). Please note
there are currently 5 bays in Buncrana for persons with non-physical
disabilities. Please respect these bays. Thank you.
Adult volunteers wanted to assist youth workers with group
activities in Buncrana as part of the Garda Youth
Diversion Project. For further information call Katie or Maureen on
074 9362218 or email enquiries to
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.
Dancing Classes dancing for pleasure Mondays 9-10.15pm in Tullyarvan
Mill & Tuesdays 9-10.15pm Desertegney Parish Hall, with John &
Breedge. Waltz, Quickstep, Foxtrot, Jive & many more. All welcome.
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.