Shop & Coffee Dock: Ards Friary Shop and Coffee Dock now open for the Summer season daily from 12.00 noon.

Shop & Coffee Dock: Ards Friary Shop and Coffee Dock now open for the Summer season daily from 12.00 noon.

Singing Workshop : After a successful workshop in January, there will be another chance to experience the unique talents of Els van den Putte, a frequent Donegal visitor and trained Dutch singing coach. A workshop has been arranged in Masiness Old Schoolhouse, on Saturday 30th June and Sunday 1st July. Anyone who enjoys singing at any level is most welcome to learn or improve breath control, posture, harmony singing, vowels and presentation using different music styles. Above all it will be a fun weekend when Els will guide you in an enthusiastic and inspiring way to use your voice. The cost of the whole weekend will be 75 euro including lunch, coffee and tea. Her website is and enquiries about the weekend can be obtained from Robin on 086 4089024.

Creeslough Community Childcare-Playgroup Enrolment Evening: Creeslough Community Childcare are holding their enrolment evening for ECCE (free pre-school year) and CCS Playgroup year 2012-2013 on Wednesday 20th June at 7.30pm. Parents of children already attending must attend to re-register their child’s playgroup place for September. A registration fee of €10.00 applies per child. Places are limited so in order to secure a place for your child in September, you must attend on the night of registration.

Creeslough Community Childcare Services Ltd. AGM : The AGM of Creeslough Community Childcare Services Ltd will be held at 7.30pm on Wednesday 20th June 2012 at the Playgroup. All parents of children attending or who previously attended the playgroup as well as the company subscribers are invited to attend. We would encourage all parents of children in both crèche and playgroup to attend.

Sympathy : The regretted death has taken place of Eamon Mc Gee. Dunfanaghy. Eamon was a member of the Mc Gee family of Creeslough and was held in high respect in the community. Mass was celebrated in Hokly Cross Church Dunfanaghy. Sympathy is extended to his wife Ann and family. His brothers Denis and Josie. Sisters: Peggy, Frances, Rosaleen and Helen, in-laws, nephews and nieces and relatives.

GROW : If you are finding life difficult at the moment and are in need of friendly help why not go along to a GROW group meeting near you. GROW uses a twelve step program of mental health which has been tried and tested over the past fifty years. To find out more telephone Shauna on 0867702861 or Maria on 0867702860 or go on line to the groups are confidential open to all and are non-denominational.

RETREAT with the Theme: Christian vision, hope and possibility will take place from Friday 15th to Thursday 21st June in Ards Friary and will be directed by Fr. Flann Lynch OFM Capuchin. This retreat will identify the thinking and attitude that undermines the vision and will discover the attitudes and tools that make the vision a reality in everyday living. Contact: Ards Friary 074 9138909 Country Concert : There will be a Country Concert on Wednesday 18th July 2012 at 8pm in the Ozanam Community Centre Dunfanaghy in Aid of Holy Cross Church Building Fund. PRESENTING: Hugo Duncan & Band, Declan Nerney, Seamus Mc Gee, Lisa McHugh, Eddie Gallagher, Elaine Boyle, Johnny Brady, Sinead Black, and local man Ben Mc Fadden. Admission €20. Tickets available from local shops. or Fr. Martin @ 074-9136163 Josephine @ 074-9136246. Mary @ 0860812073. Pat @ 0863230957.

Family Fun Day 2012 : The Dunfanaghy August Fair Committee invites expressions of interest from individuals or groups who might like to organise “Entertainment for all the family” in the Square and the Green in Dunfanaghy on Saturday August 4th 2012. This would be part of the Festival Week leading up to the August Fair on bank Holiday Monday 6th August. The entire proceeds of the family Fun day will go to a local or national charity of the organisers choosing. Please contact the Secretary David Moore at 0749136171 or 0749136276 as soon as possible. The decision of the August Fair Committee will be final.

Don’t miss: “Remembering the Railway Afternoon” with Creeslough National School. Artwork, poetry, project work, photographs, science experiments, maps, charts and models. Friday 15th June 12-2pm You can’t miss it!

Barn Dance : Yee Ha!! Super Fund Raising Barn Dance Arnolds Hotel, Dunfanaghy, Friday 15th June. Live Music to Country Star Josie Cannon. Raffle on the night. So Saddle up put on your rodeo boots and round up your cowboy friends for a super night of barn dancing . Admission €10.00 including Ranch style Supper. Proceeds to Dunfanaghy Festival of Tradtional Irish Music & Ceili Dancing 6th - 8th July 2012.

Slimming World : Slimming World is moving from Gortahork to Falcarragh. The first groups will start in Falcarragh on Thursday the 14th of June in An tSean Bheairic. Group times will be 10 am and 7 pm. Karen, your Slimmimg World Consultant can be contacted on 086 236 5432.

Lotto : There was no jackpot winner in the St. Michael’s Mini Lotto on Sunday night last the numbers drawn were 2,3,6,9,11,16, The Match 5 winners were Dorrean McFadden Ballyconnell Falcarragh and Enya O’Donnell Ards Creeslough who won €50 each, This weeks Jackpot will be €5900.

Bingo: The winner of the €150 on the Snowball game at the Bingo session on Sunday night last was Susan Gallagher Ray Falcarragh. This weeks Snowball at the Bingo Session will be €3020 on 45 Nos or less. This months 50 Club winners were €65 May Cox Ards, €35 Edel Coll Creeslough and €25 Denis McFadden Roshine Lake.

Creeslough Youth Club : Parents Rota for the Junior Youth Club on 20th June 6pm-7.30pm Rose O’Reilly and Sharon Doohan.

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