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Malin Head Community Centre: For some learning how to use a smart phone
or a iPad can be difficult. We have a Donegal ETB course starting
next Wednesday, February 27th, at 10am. This is a free class and a
great way to learn how to use a smart phone. Many people in the
community will want to do this course so please tell your friends
and neighbours! For more info call 074 93 70478.
Malin Social Centre would love to welcome new members at K and M
Connolly Foundation, Malin from 11am to 4pm every Wednesday. They
have a full day of activities and music by local artists. Transport
is provided for all of the Malin area. Lunch and tea included for
€5. Come along and enjoy a day out! Contact Helen on 086 0333100 or
Eleanor on 086 8370154 or just call in on Wednesdays.
Chiropody / Podiatry Clinic open to the public every Wednesday &
Thursday at the Kathleen & Michael Connolly foundation Malin social
centre. For appointment please call Kate Monagle on 087 9700008.
Malin Head Community Alert / Neighbourhood Watch Scheme: New
Telephone Number is 086 2750202. Contact the number if you notice
anything suspicious or have any concerns. Buncrana Gardaí number is
074 9320540. Report anything suspicious.
Malin Head Community Centre: Spinning and Weaving course. If
interested in reviving an old craft, get in contact with the centre
on 074 9370478. The course will be on Tuesdays from 10am to 12noon
and is funded by the Change Makers Project.
Are you interested in doing a free computer course (internet skills)
every Wednesday 10am-1pm starting in January? If so, please contact
Ali Farren at the centre 07493 70478 or Caroline McCabe ETB on 086
Monday: Whist at 8.15pm. Wednesday: Irish Dancing at 6.30pm Set
Dancing at 8.30pm Saturday: Gymnastics at12.30pm For more
information contact Ann on 00447835746448
Malin GAA: Pool Room is back open at the weekends at 8:30pm-11:00pm
every Friday and Sunday nights. Contact John McLaughlin (JM) for
Wheelchair accessible bus available: New telephone number for
bookings for Wheelchair Accessible Bus is 0838091435. Calls can be
taken from 10am-5pm Monday, Tuesday and Friday. On Wednesday and
Thursday please leave a message and your call will be returned. 48
hours booking notice required. New members welcome.
Calling all Past Pupils of Carndonagh Community School. The school
is celebrating 45 years and needs your help. As part of the
celebrations, the school is compiling a Chronicle of Memories. Visit
and tell your story.
Malin Head Defibrillator Group Training sessions for everyone in
CPR, heart attacks, choking and strokes. Please spare one hour or
less every fortnight at 7.30pm in the Community Hall.
Classes at Malin Head Community Centre: Classes continue as usual.
For further details, check out our website
or call 074 93 70478.Centre Hours: Monday – Thursday: 9am – 5.30pm.
Friday: 9am – 4.30pm
Malin Head Heritage Group plans to explore and record the history of
the local townlands over the new few years. Starting with
Ballyhillion, we are looking for family histories of the
Ballyhillion homes, old place names, photos any information at all.
If you can help please contact Nell Gallagher or Teresa (Mullin)
New Malin Heritage Booklet: Available in local shops at only €2.
Facility bookings: All bookings for sports hall/gym should be made
through Susan Byrne 0867832242. All bookings for pitch should be
made through Gerard McLaughlin 0868704255. All bookings for upstairs
/ function room should be made through John McLaughlin 0863858654.
Remember the clubhouse is available for private functions/parties
with stage, sound system, kitchen, bar and toilet facilities -
contact John on the above number.
Malin Head Community Hall
Monday: Guitar lessons 5pm. Art Class 7pm. Whist 8.30pm.
Tuesday: Zumba 9.30am. Afterschool 5pm.
Wednesday: Essential Skills 9.15am. Irish dancing 6.30pm. Yoga 7pm.
Thursday. Afterschool 5pm.
Glengad Community Association
Events include: self-regulatory gym, boat building, arts & crafts,
sail stitching, quilting, clothes making, patchwork, woodworking (fetac
level 4) framing, cooking, stage school, storytelling, performing
arts, dancing, traditional music, games, cycling, fitness, boxercise,
“so you wannabe a professional footballer” days, Peace &
Reconciliation workshops, garda vetting workshop, child protection
course, child officer course, first aid course, youth development
course, maritime qualifications in sailing & rowing. Further events
by invitation include--“so you wanna join a professional football
academy”- workshops across islands-workshops on steel works.
Our thanks goes to the International Fund for Ireland who will be
helping to fund some of these events. Tel: 937 9969 Mob: 085 166
1780 e-mail email@example.com
website www.glengadcrc.ie .
Are you aged 65 or over? Then why not avail of our Free Internet
Training which can be provided in a variety of settings such as your
own home, libraries, day centres or community facilities. You will
be taught how to make use of the web, send email, Skype, banking
online, etc. For more information or to book a place contact Sinead
at Inishowen Development Partnership on 9362218.
If you are feeling lonely or dealing with anxiety, depression, or
panic attacks or if you just need to feel a sense of belonging with
like-minded people, support is there for you at Grow meetings. Grow
is a 12 step programme working in a confidential weekly meeting
supporting and helping us to face life's challenges within a caring
and sharing environment. Grow weekly meeting in Carndonagh is held
on Wednesdays at 8pm in Carndonagh Community Hospital. For further
information contact 086 7702860.
A Craft Club is held every Thursday from 7.30pm-10pm at St Patrick’s
Hall, Malin. All crafters welcome. Bring your crafts with you, be it
knitting, sewing, cross stitch, card marking, scrap booking or any
other craft you may enjoy. Share ideas, learn new crafts and make
new friends. Classes offered for beginners in scrap booking and card
making. €1.50 includes refreshments. Contact Dee on 087 7683709 or
Whist is held every Monday night in Malin Head NS, commencing at
Malin Bingo is held every Sunday night in St Patrick’s Hall, Malin,
commencing at 8.30pm.
Fit for Life Group – Inishowen Athletic Club. If you would like to
take up running and gain advice and support along the way then why
not join our Fit for Life Group. It is specifically designed for
beginners who will receive coaching, schedules and basic advice to
achieve whatever goal they may wish to achieve. Anyone who is
interested in joining this group please come along to any of the
following venues: Buncrana Leisure Centre on Tuesday evenings at
6.30pm and Carndonagh SuperValu Car Park on Thursday evenings at
6.30pm. For further information contact Susan McGrath on 087 2931460
or Pauline Doherty on 087 7773769.
Good Morning Service: Do you know of an older person living alone
who could benefit from a weekly phone call? Talk to them about the
service and give them our contact details or if you need more
information give us a call and we will explain the service to you.
We also need volunteers so if you have a few hours a week to spare
please consider joining our team. No experience necessary as full
training will be given. For further enquiries and application forms,
please ring Frances or Joan at Good Morning Service, 6 Ardaravan
Square, Buncrana on 074 93 21598.