The Lion King
The Forristal School of Dance returns to An Grianán Theatre, Letterkenny after their successful production of The Little Mermaid two years ago. This is the fifth production and they have artistically created a carnival of animals, costumes, colour and haunting African music to entertain audiences of all ages.
Children from the tender age of three up to teenage years have been busy preparing their dance routines and acting since November.
The Forrestal School of Dance has been running classes successfully in Gaoth Dobhair and the Rosses for the past eleven years. Deirdre Forristal, the principal of the school, who will also be performing in the show, noted that “the enthusiasm and dedication of the students is just fantastic and we are all very excited about performing in An Grianán.” The Lion King will run in An Grianán Theatre on Saturday 21st April, at 7p.m. and Sunday 22ndApril at 1p.m. and 7p.m.Tickets available at the theatre box office on 074 9120777.
At the weekly whist drive in Scoil Mhuire, Derrybeg on Monday 9th April, Charlie Gallagher, Gortahork with a score of 175 points won top score prize. First lady’s prize with a score of 171 points was won by Mary Gallagher, Dungloe and second lady’s prize with a score of 167 points went to Nóra Boyle, Derrybeg. First gent’s prize with a score of 168 points was won by Paddy McGeady, Gortahork, and second gent’s prize with a score of 167 points was won by Dan Rua Gallagher, Srath na Corcra. Bríd Ní Ghallchóir Mín an Iolar with 91 points won the prize for the highest score in the first half, while Winnie McGee, Cotteen with 87 points had the highest score in the second half.
Sale i gCill Ulta
Beidh díolachán plandaí ar siúl sna Tithe Gloine i gCill Ulta ar An Aoine agus An Satharn seo, 20/21 Aibreán. Ar fáil beidh plandaí cáil, trataí, leas agus go leor eile.
Tá na cúrsaí seo leanas ag toiseact in Muintearas ar Páirc Ghnó Ghoath Dobhair: Scileanna Gruagaireacht – Cursa oíche amháin sa tseachtain ar feadh 10 seachtain.
Clárú oíche Luain 23 Aibreán 2012 ar 7.00i.n. sa Salon an tSean Chemist, Bunbeag. Cludach rudaí cosúil le cur suas gruaig, (upstyling),
Dathú ,bun rialach teoric srl. .
Cúrsa Soch-theangeolíocht agus an Páiste/ Linguistics
Cúrsa 3 – 4 Dheireadh Seachtaine agus dírithe ar dhaoine a bíonn ag plé le páistí óga. Clárú san Ionad Dé hAoine, 20 Aibreán ar an 5 a chlog. Tuilleadh eolais ó Shíle/Marian ag 074 95 32578 E-Phost: email@example.com
The Late Dan Doherty
The death occurred at his home in Magheralosk, Bunbeg on Sunday last of Dan Doherty. The deceased, who had reached the grand age of 97 years, was predeceased by his wife, Sarah Tom Ned in January 2005. The couple and their family spent many years living in Scotland. He was better known locally as Dan Phaidí Hiudaí. He was waked at the home of his daughter, Margaret. He is survived by two daughters, two sons and a brother, Tom who lives in Meenaleck, Crolly. His funeral mass was celebrated in St. Mary’s Church, Derrybeg on Tuesday at 11.00a.m. His interment took place afterwards in Magheragallon cemetery.
Month’s Mind Mass
The month’s mind mass for the late Jimmy Phaidí Jimmy McBride, Ard na gCeapairí will be celebrated in St. Mary’s Church, Derrybeg this Saturday at 11.00a.m.
Is mian le CLG Ghaoth Dobhair iarraidh ar clubanna sa chontae a bhfuil sé i gceist acu Cailín Gaelach a chur san iomaíocht i gComórtas Peil na Gaeltachta an Chontae na hainmneach a chuir chuig: Síle Uí Ghallchóir, Oifigeach na Gaeilge CLG Ghaoth Dobhair ag 086 7979336 chomh luach agus is féidir. Beidh comortas an Chontae an Chailín Gaelach ar siúl sa Chlub Theach i Machaire Gathlán, ar an Domhnach 6ú Bealtaine ag tosu ar an 10.00 i.n.
The lucky winners of Club 100 CLG Ghaoth Dobhair for the month of March were: €400, Rosie Boyle, Upper Dore; €250, Pádraig Doherty, Strand Road, Derrybeg; €150, Séamus Mac Suibhne, Machaire Chlochair and the following won €100 each: John Harkin, Srath na Corcra and Mary Lennon, Cnoc an Stolaire.
Cnoc Fola Bingo
At last Sunday night’s bingo in Ionad Pobail Chnoc Fola a Meencarrick, a Gortahork woman who is originally from Brinaleck, Mrs. Sonia McGinley, scopped the snowball prize of 1,000 euro. The other main prize winners were: 100 euro each: Máire Gallagher, Stranacorkra, Maureen Doherty, Glassagh, Bríd McGeday, Glasserchoo and Carrie McGee, Carrick.
Saor Chomhairle Dlí
Beidh an seirbhís Saor Chomhairle Dlí leis an abhchóid Eithne Ní Dhochartaigh sa Chrannóg arís Dé Satharn an 28ú Aibreán ón 2.00 – 4.00
Bean na gCos
Beidh Bean na gCós [Chiropidist]sa Chrannóg, Doirí Beaga ar an Aoine an 27ú Aibreán
The sympathy of the community is extended to Danny Lynch, Strand Road, Middletown on the recent death of his nephew, James Lynch which took place in Glasgow. This is the second bereavement suffered by the family in recent weeks, Danny’s sister, Mary Doherty, passed away in Paisley, Scotland in early March.
A table quiz organised by Teach Sheáin Óig, Middletown is held in the premises every Thursday night at 10.00p.m. The proceeds will go to the local Gaoth Dobhair branch of the St. Vincent de Paul Society. The quiz will run for the next six to seven weeks.
The proprietors of Teach Sheáin Óig and Cumann na gCurach wish to thank everyone who supported the weekly quiz in aid of Cumann na gCurach held during the past few months.
A Peace Mass will be celebrated in St. Crona’s Church, Dungloe on Thursday 26th April. A bus will leave Gaoth Dobhair at 6.45p.m. To book a seat on the bus please ring Máire at 074 95 31055 (during working hours only) or John at 086-3646787.
Cuisle Seanchais – Abair Leat
Beidh an chead oíche airneáil eile ‘Cuisle Seanchais – Abair Leat’ ar siúl i Stiúideo Cuisle Ceoil, Ionad Naomh Pádraig, Dobhar ar an 26ú Aibreán ag toiseacht ar a 8 a chlog. Beidh an scríbhneoir agus file clúiteach Máire Dinny Wren de bhunadh Cois Cláidigh, An Bun Beag i mbun cainte agus filíochta agus í ag inse a scéal féin. Sólaistí ar fáil. Fáilte romhaibh uilig.
Ceardlann Ealaíona agus Ceardaíochta
Beidh Ceardlainne Ealaíona agus Ceardaíochta do pháistí (Children’s Art & Craft Workshops) ag toiseacht in Ionad Naomh Pádraig ar an Chéadaoin 25ú Aibreán ón 5.30 – 6.30 i.n. Cuir glaoch ar an Ionad le clárú. Tuilleadh eolais ar na himeachtaí seo ar fáil ó Mháire no Annelene ag 074 9532949, nó cur ríomh phost chuig firstname.lastname@example.org
Children from Chernobyl will be coming to the area in July. The organising committee are looking for a family who would be prepared to provide accommodation for two children for the duration of a fortnight in July. Please contact Máire at 087-0686202 or Bernie at 087 9353953.