Whist: 14/5/2014

Ladies. 1st Maire Gormley, Plumbridge 163. 2nd Kathleen Duffy, Stranorlar 160. 3rd Mary Lafferty, Ballybofey 159

Gents. 1st Joe Corry, Castlederg 170. 2nd Mary Connolly, Ballybofey 166. 3rd TIE Malachy Brown, Raphoe and Dan Gormley, Plumbridge both scored 160

1st Half: David O’Donnell, Letterkenny 87

2nd Half: Geraldine Vambeck, Lifford 81


Last weeks snowball was won by Molly O Haire, Strabane with a marvellous score of 199. Congratulations Molly

Next week’s snowball is 190 or better for 30 euro.

Everyone welcome to attend.

Doneyloop Youth Club: Living On A Shoestring is a Free 3 Week Cookery Course facilitated by Wendy Long, Millstone Cookery Course commencing Wednesday 28th May 2014 in Doneyloop Youth Club from 7.30pm to 9.30pm. This course will focus on the preparation and cooking of healthy, nutritious meals while on a budget. This course has been kindly funded by Donegal Local Development Company and all are very welcome to attend (both male and female).  Why not come along and learn from Wendy Long’s extensive expertise in this area – ring 086 8203491 to book a place

Parent and Toddler: Parent and toddler meeting every Tuesday morning at the CPI from 10.30 am to 12 noon. All are welcome

DIY for Women: DIY for Women will be on at the CPI on Tuesday the 20th of May from 7pm to 9pm. For further information please contact Mary in the CPI Centre on 074 – 9143976

Wellbeing in the Garden: CPI are delighted to announce that with the support of the HSE Health Promotion Unit we will be hosting a wellbeing in the garden day on Wednesday 21st May. 11:30 – 12:30pm, Composting in the Garden, 12:30 – 1:30, Community Chef and 2:00pm – 3:00pm: Beekeeping and its benefits. The event is free of charge. If you would like to book a place please contact the CPI Centre on 074 – 9143976.

New CPI Website: The CPI at Castlefinn has a new website. The site’s newest feature, a Calendar detailing upcoming events online will be updated as soon as new events are announced. The website is http://castlefinncpi.wordpress.com/ and just select the calendar tab to see what’s just around the corner. If you have an event you want mentioned or you just need information contact the CPI at 074-9143976.

St. Vincent de Paul Golf Classic: St. Vincent de Paul is organising a Golf Classic Tournament on Sunday the 13th of July at the Strabane Golf Club in aid of the Castlefinn Conference. Teams of 4 are required with members at 20 euro and visitors at 60 euro. Timesheets are available from 7am. For more information call John at  087-1357450

Tidy Towns Cleanup: A meeting of the Tidy Towns Cleanup committee will be meeting at the St Vincent de Paul centre in Castlefinn on Monday the 19th at 6.30pm. All Volunteers Welcome.

Robert Emmet’s Club Notes

First of all, As always the club appreciates all the support delivered by the community throughout the year.

It all helps to keep the club running during the year and all involvement or generosity is recognized in the club for the contribution to the clubs improvement and continued success in providing the youth of the community with such excellent facilities and enjoyment.

The club would also like to take a moment to congratulate all the children in the parish who made their First Communion at the weekend. We hope it was an enjoyable occasion for all involved.


Training continues this week as per schedule for all underage after being postponed at the weekend in order for first communion proceedings in the parish. 

Senior men and minors continue to train Tuesday and Thursday at 7pm. 


Friday 2nd 6-12-22-23. No winner of the €100 this week. Jackpot this week is €3950.

Books plus sheet is 6stg or 7 euro bingo at 9 pm. Bingo snowball next week is €2580.

Silver circle:

Lines are still available for Silver Circle.

Prize's for 1st, 2nd, 3rd,4th and 5th are €200, €60, €40, €20, €10.

Congratulations to our winners in the first two weeks: Eileen Galvin, Jonathan Geary, Jame Brolly, Collette Carlin, Kieran Gallagher Fr. Mc Goldrick, Maeve Mc Clay, Grainne O Doherty, Ryan Houstan, Oran Gallagher.

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