The Johnny Doherty Festival takes place this weekend 21st to 23rd September.Friday night opens with Brid Harper, Dermot Byrne and Steve Cooney. There will also be Ceili and Sets with the Duntally Ceili Band. Saturday also sees Sets and Ceili Workshops, Two Hand Dance Workshops, Gaelic Singing Workshop, and ‘Dance the Tune’ with Stephen Gillespie.There will be a big concert on Saturday night with Cherish the Ladies.Sunday sees a Sean Nós Workshop with Joe. Sets and Céilís in the Nesbitt Arms Hotel at 3.00pm. The Finale Concert with The Friel Sisters takes place in the Beehive Bar.There will be various open air sessions all weekend in town.For more info contact Pat on 087 6900714. Details are on our Johnny Doherty Festival page.
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Art Classes will commence Friday evening 21st September from 7 to 9pm upstairs in the Heritage Centre.Contact Colm for further information: 087 3222910
Stress Control Programme
Donegal Mind Wellness will be starting a Stress Control programme tomorrow Wednesday 19th September in St. Shanaghan Centre at 7pm and it will run for 6 weeks.These programmes are free and have 6 weekly sessions of 90 minutes each.Everyone is welcome to come to these classes and there is no discussion of any personal problems.Go to Stresscontrol.org for details of course content.
The sympathy of the Community this week goes to the McNelis Family, Burkestown, on the death of Martin McNelis, to the Moore Family on the death of Bridie Moore, Loughfad, Portnoo and to the Breslin Family, Brackey on the death of Victoria Breslin this week. ARDARA WEATHER