Community Notices 20th August 2019


Bart Whelan Photographic Exhibition & Talk

Talk on Wednesday 21st at 4pm in the Heritage Centre. Exhibition runs 17-25th August 10am-6pm.A talk will be given on Wednesday 21st Aug at 4pm on 100 photos, with a discussion afterwards.An exhibition of old black and white photographs, 350 in total, showing life in the parish from 1890 to 1970 will be on display. They will show the life and times of people and places in the parish from 1890 to 1970. All photos will be titled with the names of all people in the photos listed. Everyone is welcome. 

To the Waters and the Wild

National Parks and Wildlife ServiceWednesday 21st August, 12pm – 3pmMcGlinchey’s Field Studies Centre, Sandfield, Ardara.This is for children 6 to 12 years. There is a display of stuffed birds and animals, followed by a guided walk with activities to complete. Bring your lunch. Tea and coffee available.This event is for Wild Child Wednesday. It will go ahead regardless of the weather so dress in suitable clothing. Some of the activities are indoors. The location is at Sheskinmore Nature Reserve.Further Information:0876468439 details in the County Donegal Heritage Week Event Guide or 

Donegal Appalachian Trail Walk

Saturday August 31stFrom Bunglass via Slieve League to Malin Beg. 12k moderate to difficult walk. Beautiful scenery and fantastic views of some of the highest sea cliffs in Europe and spectacular coastlines.Registration and bus pickup at the Heritage Centre, Ardara on Saturday August 31st at 9.00am. Duration approximately 8 hours.Good hiking gear, waterproof jackets, boots, packed lunch, water etc. a must.Cost: €35Find out more on the Donegal Appalachian Trail page.Contact Kevin 087-6734875 or via the Facebook event page for more information. 

Donegal Garden Society

Donegal Garden Society invites everyone to a talk by Brendan Little, well known horticulturalist and broadcaster, on the selection and maintenance of good varieties of shrubs. Monday 2nd September in Inniskeel hall, Portnoo.Plant sales 7.30pm. Talk starts 8.00pm. Refreshments served. All welcome. Admission €7. 

Job Club Workshop

Are you looking for practical support and guidance to help you access employment opportunities in your local area?A FREE Job Club Workshop covering CV Preparation, Interview Advice, Customer Care Award (Taste 4 Success), Job Search and Letter Writing will be taking place in the Glenties Community Centre starting Wednesday 11th September 2019 and will run for just under three weeks finishing Friday 27th September. Daily times 10:30am – 1:30pm.For more information or to book a place please contact Lareina/Eleanor on 071 98 58959 or visit 

Save Our Beach At Castlegoland – Protest Walk

The next Protest Walk for the rights-of-way at Castlegoland will leave Narin beach on Saturday the 24th of August at 5pm. Hi-viz vests will be worn to attract attention.It is hoped that as many as possible will join this walk so please put it in your diaries.Car stickers will be available on the 24th to promote the campaign and voluntary contributions will be sought to help fund the campaign going forward.Participants are encouraged to respect property and golfers during all walks.Visit the Save our Beach Facebook page for more information. 

Ardara Community Childcare Vacancy

Ardara Community Childcare have a vacancy for a CE participant. To be eligible you must be in receipt of unemployment benefit or assistance, or lone parent payment for at least 12 months and be over 21 years of age. This is a great opportunity to train in Childcare as the course is provided free. 19.5 hour week placement as a childcare assistant.if you require any further information please get in touch with Kate (DLDC) on 0868535524. 

Set Dancing Classes

Set Dancing Classes continue every Monday night from 8.30pm to 10.30pm in the Heritage Centre. Clement Gallagher calls the sets.Tea and home bakes served. Admission €5 

Duchas Calling

It’s the time of year to get started writing any articles for the Duchas magazine. Articles and photographs can be left in Diver’s Newsagents or West End House for collection. 

Anniversary Masses

For those viewing on the Church of the Holy Family webcam
  • Wednesday 21st August 7.30pm: Anniversaries of Tommy and Paul Feeney
  • Thursday 22nd August 10.00am: Anniversary of Gerard Corcoran
  • Friday 23rd August 7.30pm: Anniversaries of Darren and Kevin Gough
  • Saturday 24th August 11.00am: The Deceased Members of the Diver Family, Meentinadea
  • Saturday 24th August 7.30pm: Anniversary of James McGinley

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