COMMUNITY NEWS: FREE CHILDREN’S SUMMER CAMP IN DUNKINEELY

first_imgBruckless/Killaghtee/Dunkineely notes 03.08.15Bord na nÓg Summer CampThe free 3 day summer camp, for 4 to 14 year olds, will run from the 10th to the 12th of August at Naomh Ultan GAA club in Dunkineely.The Point 10kThe Point 10k Charity Fun Run/Walk will be held this year on Saturday the 15th of August. This year’s charities are St. Vincent De Paul (Donegal Branch) and Spina Bifda Hydrocephalus (Donegal Branch). We hope to see a big turnout to support these two brilliant charities that help the local community.Registration and entries will take place on the day from 9am – 10:30am at the Dunkineely Methodist Hall, try to register before 11.00am as race starts at this time. Entry fee: Adults = €10, Students & Youths = €6. Prizes for all categories!!Refreshments will be served after In the Methodist Hall in the centre of the town. Best WishesWe would like to extend our best wishes to Olivia Boyle, who will be opening Olivia’s Beauty Parlour, above Hairs and Graces, on Tuesday the 11th August. Her number is (086)0875413 and her opening hours are as follows. Tue & Wed 9:30-6:00; Thurs 9:30-7:00; Fri 9:30-6:00 and Sat 9:00-5:00. We wish you well!Dunkineely FestivalDunkineely Festival will be held on the weekend of the 28th-30th August.The Start of the Festival will be @ 7pm on the 28th with the Killaghtee Marching Band.The Official Schedule will be available over the next few weeks.Here is just a taste of upcoming events: Soap Car Racing, Marching Bands, Late Night Dance, Youth Disco, Adult Dance night / Games, Children’s Play area, Bouncy Castle, face painting, etc, etc. Music and quizzes in all local Bar’s, Pet Show.Anybody willing to help, please contact Gerry on 087 6993095. Thank you.We look forward to seeing you there!Autumn Program of CoursesDCL is trying to put together an autumn program of courses and would love to hear for people who are interested in any of the following courses.• Basic Computers*• Calligraphy*• 1st Aid (Basic 1 day)*• 1st Aid (3 day Occupational) *• Defibrillator Course• Creel Making*• Carpentry*• Art*• Creative Writing*• Interior design *• Upcycling (i.e. converting old and waste materials into something new and useful)• Family HistoryThe courses marked with an asterisk (*) have been run before.If you are interested in any of the above, please call to the DCL office, phone us on 0749737678 or email us on [email protected] Also if anybody has any ideas for courses, please let us know.Adult Religious Education Course8/10 weeks – one evening per week starting in September (PG). Topics covered: Baptism, Penance, Eucharist, Extra unction, Holy Orders, Matrimony, Our Lady, The Saints. This will be a short course with basic information on the Sacraments and is suitable for anyone with an interest in the faith. It will be helpful for those who would like to gain more knowledge about the faith. The title of the course is “I Believe”. If you are interested contact the parish office at Bruckless by phoning (074)9737015. Local RepresentativeCllr. Niamh Kennedy will be available for members of the community in DCL office, Dunkineely on Thursday evenings 5:30 – 7:30pm. Mobile: (087)2062336 Email: [email protected] agus CraicTraditional music session each Wednesday at McIntyre’s Bar, Dunkineely at 10pm. All musicians and singers welcome.Recovery from Emotional DistressG.R.O.W. – Gradually, Regaining, Our, Wellbeing! Support and a program for recovery. Weekly Meetings at Niall Mor Centre, Killybegs on Thursday evenings at 7:30pm. Also in the Day Hospital, adjacent to Donegal Hospital on Tuesday evenings at 8:00pm. For further information contact Marian on (086)7856912. All are welcome.Daisy DaysThese days are for the children of Donegal who have Downs Syndrome, Mitochondrial Disease, and any additional needs children of the county. The Daisy Days will be held in Daisy Cottage, Dunkineely on the 23rd and 28th of August next.Sunday the 23rd August is for the babies and children up to 6 years old.Friday the 28th August is for 7 years to teens. So far in the entertainment side we have Mickey & Minnie Mouse coming for the younger children and babies and for the older children we have Jose with his birds from the Raptor Rescue Centre in Glenties and also one or two rally cars coming.We want to make it a fun day out for these children and young adults and so am trying to enlist the help of as many as possible to make them days to remember.We have some offers of help (making tea, washing up, homemade buns/cakes etc.) more help would be very welcome. We would particularly welcome the help of musicians, face painters, magicians etc.You can be contact Kathrine McGlynn on 074-9125942 or 087-6188340 or at [email protected] DCL OfficePlease feel free to pop into the office any morning Mon-Fri 9.30-12.30 and chat with Michael, use the Internet (20c per half hour), print or photocopy documents (20c per page) or borrow a book (20c per book).Going on a Sun Holiday?Print you Boarding Pass with us in the DCL office.Researching a Family Tree?DCL has a copy of the adjoining Methodist Church index of Births & Marriages 1860 -1899 (Ardara and Dunkineely). Also the Burials Register for the same congregations from 1950 to 2007.LibraryDunkineely Community Ltd (DCL) – Has a small library of over 500 books from Children’s Literature, Teenage Fiction (The Fault in our stars), Classics (Jane Austen – Pride and Prejudice), Horror, Comedy, Booker-Prize etc. Borrowing 20c per book.COMMUNITY NEWS: FREE CHILDREN’S SUMMER CAMP IN DUNKINEELY was last modified: July 31st, 2015 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:Bruckless/Killaghtee/Dunkineely notes 03.08.15last_img