St Johnston and Carrigans

St Johnston and Carrigans

Local News from St Johnston & Carrigans

Silver Circle

St Johnston and Carrigans Family Resource Centre is holding a five week Silver Circle. The first draw will be on Friday 15th March 2019. The final draw will take place on Friday 12th April 2019. Lines are €10 which can be paid €2 weekly or you can pay €10 up front. Weekly prizes are €60, €40 and €20. Promoter's Prize €20. For the last draw, the prizes will be €100, €75 and €50. Promoters will be €30. The proceeds will go towards Centre activities. Promoters - please ensure that all subscriptions are handed into the Resource Centre before 10 am on the Tuesday before each weekly draw.   We are asking for your help with this fundraising by taking and selling a card of five lines, if you would like to help or buy a line please contact the Centre office. Thank you.

Families on the Move

An exciting new programme for parents with children attending National School is up and coming. This will be a 6 week programme starting Thursday 7th March 2019 – 6.15pm to 7.15pm.   €20 per family. Venue: St Johnston and Carrigans Family Resource Centre.  The programme aims to bring parents and children together to enjoy exercising using games, mini-circuits and lots of other fun activities. Places are limited so to avoid disappointment a deposit of €10 will secure your family a place.

Stress Control

A 6 week programme to help you manage stress in your life is coming up.   Are you interested in learning new skills to help control it? Learn to control your body, your thoughts, your actions, your panic and your sleep.  Start date is Tuesday 5th March 2019.  Time will be from 7 pm to 8.30 pm.  It will be held in St Johnston and Carrigans FRC. To book a place contact the centre on 074 91 48551.


Timetables for the local link bus are available at the Resource Centre or from  The local link bus is a vital way to connect this rather isolated vicinity to the wider community and bigger towns and boost student transport and transport for more isolated people and the wider community.   The community and the centre wish to encourage people to avail of this service.  There is a handy evening service on Fridays and Saturdays to Letterkenny where the bus takes you to McDonalds which is good if you wish to see the cinema or enjoy some other social occasion such as a meal or whatever.  And a return bus to St Johnston and Carrigans is available the last leaving about 11.30 pm.  

Maggies Tavern

A message from Maggies Tavern, Carrickmore,  Congratulations to Eileen Coll on winning the hamper presented by John Doherty, in aid of Paul Diddler Dillion. Thank you everyone who helped out in any way, attended the dance or bought tickets. A huge thank you to Clement for organising the dance and providing the music.


If you have any contribution to make for the St Johnston and Carrigans notes, please leave it in the box at reception in St Johnston and Carrigans Family Resource Centre, or in the box in the Post Office of St Johnston or Carrigans for Patrick’s attention.  If you would like to email notes the email address is stjohnstonandcarrigans@yahoo.

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