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Developments continue apace at The Mullans

Photo: Louise Histon

Things have started to take shape at the new roundabout near BLAS Restaurant, Donegal Town. Last weekend the roundabout was open completely to traffic from all entrances, and the road off the roundabout going over to the Mullans was reopened.

The final layer of tarmacadam has yet to be laid and road markings to be put in place, but already motorists are finding the ease of traffic flow an improvement. Work on what will become the Retail Park is continuing and despite inclement weather the project

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remains on schedule. BLAS Restaurant and the Gateway Lodge are looking resplendent and are much more visible to visitors from the new “gateway” into Donegal Town. This new road layout should help ease congestion during the busy tourist season.

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Women’s World Day of Prayer; Methodist Church, Donegal Town; Friday March 2nd at 8.15pm – Speaker is Rev Eleanor Hayden.

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Donegal Garden Society hosts a talk by Finlay Colley, owner of Nursery Rare Plants Ireland; Presbyterian Hall, Donegal Town; Monday 5th March at 8pm. Adm: €7 Contact: John 074 9735804. The Bluestack Special Needs Foundation information evening with Máirín McCartney of Gallagher McCartney Solicitors on ‘Essential Planning for the Future’ on Tuesday 6th March at 7.30pm – Booking essential. Contact 074 9740828. St. John Bosco AGM Friday 9th March at 8pm in The Bosco Centre, Donegal Town. TIME CHANGE: St. Patrick’s Day Parade, Saturday 17th March at 1pm (for one year only). Animals in Need Donegal Easter Family Fun Day; St. Patrick’s Parish Centre; Saturday 24th March 12pm to 4pm. Contact 087 7644420. LEGHOWNEY Hooley in the Hall, Wednesday 7th March 8.30pm to 10.30pm, €7, includes supper. Leghowney Drama Presents: “Married Bliss” by Sam Cree, in Leghowney Hall on March 11th, 12th,13th,15th and 16th at 8pm; admission €10. KILLAGHTEE Killaghtee NS Open Evening on Thursday 1st March, 7.30pm to 8.30pm; 074 9737433.

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Foodland changes hands

following purchase by Value Centre

Value Centre, part of the large BWG Group, has purchased the Foodland Cash and Carry business in the Glebe, Donegal Town. The BWG group service SPAR, EuroSPAR, XL, Mace and Londis Outlets.

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Foodland Cash and Carry was a large part of the wholesale landscape for many years supplying many shops and other businesses in the south of the county. It was owned and run by the O’Rourke family who also ran the successful and innovative Foodland Supermarket on the Diamond in Donegal Town for many years. In its time Foodland led the way with many retailing innovations later seen in national chains.

Photo: Louise Histon

BRUCKLESS Bruckless NS now enrolling for Sept 2018. Please visit or contact school; 074 9737366 KILLYBEGS The Regional Employment Outreach Officer will be in the Community Centre on Friday 2nd March 11am - 1pm. Chair Yoga + Mindfulness Course Friday 2nd March 2pm to 3.30pm; 4 weeks €10; ring to book your place; 074 9741863. Safepass Course in the Niall Mór Centre on Sat 3rd March from 8am – 5pm - €110 Killybegs St. Patrick’s Day Parade starts at 2pm instead of 3pm to facilitate those wanting to watch the rugby. All participating groups and floats to assemble at St. Catherine’s VEC at 1pm.

The Olde Castle Bar & Restaurant, Donegal’s leading Seafood Bar; Beef, Lamb, Game in season

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Seachtain na Gaeilge

Cill Aodáin

Anois teacht an earraigh, beidh ’n lá ag dul chun síneadh ’S tar éis na Féil’ Bríde, ardóidh mé mo sheol,

To mark the start of Seachtain na Gaeilge the first verse of the famous poem “Cill Aodáin”, often called “Anois teacht an earraigh”, is printed here. Generations of schoolchildren have learned the words of this Irish poem by the blind poet Anthony Raftery or Antoine Ó Raifteirí.

Ó chuir mé ’mo cheann é ní stopfaidh mé choíche Go seasfaidh mé síos i lár Chontae Mhaigh Eo. I gClár Chlainne Mhuiris bheas mé an chéad oíche, ’S i mBalla taobh thíos de thosós mé ag ól, Go Coillte Mach rachad go ndéanfad cuairt mhíos’ ann

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Award Winning Fully Licensed Restaurant PROSECCO ON TAP BELLINI COCKTAIL BAR NOW OPEN Bridge Street, Donegal Town www.labelladonnarestaurant.com Tel: 074 9725790 Now with the coming of the Spring, the day will be getting longer, And after St. Bridget’s Day, I shall raise my sail, Since it came into my head I won’t stop at all Until I stand down in the centre of County Mayo. I will be in Claremorris for the first night, And in Balla down below it, I’ll begin to drink. I’ll go to Kiltimagh and make a month-long visit there Two miles from nearby Aghamore*. (*Some translations give alternative of Ballinamore)


Ashtree Garden Centre Event Ashtree Garden Centre have gone all out to provide an experience for ‘little ones’ to create an original Mother’s Day gift. It’s all happening on Saturday 10th March at 2pm. The event begins with the children creating unique hand-made cards for Mum from the paper and colouring materials provided by Ashtree Garden Centre with gentle guidance and instruction coming from Emer Campbell in an atmosphere of creativity and calm.

Booking in advance before March 9th is advised. Phone 074 9722303.

This is a great idea for creative little hands and minds and a gift hand-made by a child is always precious.

With the card making completed the children can then progress to the outdoor sheltered area where they assemble their own basket of flowers, starting with pressing the compost into the basket and choosing and planting flowers from a colourful array of seasonal bedding. Again all this is completed under the watchful eye of Emer Campbell and Robert Ellis. Parents or guardians can accompany the children at all times, especially those of more tender years, but the Potting Shed tearoom is nearby where a well deserved tea or coffee with fresh baking can be purchased if a break is needed. The experience lasts from 30 - 45 minutes and costs €10 per child.

Photo: Louise Histon

GAELSCOIL EVENTS Seo chugat na himeachtaí i mí Mhárta.

Large new sign at George Irwin Hardware

Work progressing on the Supermac’s development at Drumlonagher

3ú agus 4ú Feis Shligigh Beidh páistí ón Ghaelscoil ag taisteal go Sligeach chun páirt a ghlacadh sa feis. Beidh siad ag seinm uirlisí ceoil. Beidh an comórtas ceol agus dánta ann ar an 10/11ú de Mhárta i Sligeach. Beidh grúpa eile óna ranganna eile ag dul go Rann na Feirste ag an comórtas abair amach an deireadh seachtaine céanna ag rá dánta. Beidh dhá dhráma ón scoil ag sul go Gaoth Dobhair ag an féile scoil dhrámaíochta ar an 12ú agus 13ú de Mhárta. Seachtain na gaeilge ar siúl idir an 1ú de Mhárta go dtí lá Pádraig. Beidfh muid thios in Supervalu ag ceiliúradh snag an chéad tseachtain de mhí Mhárta.

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Chandpur

INDIAN RESTAURANT

Unit 4, Main Street, Donegal Town Tel: 074 97 25452

Mother’s Day at Chandpur Try our famous ‘All You Can Eat’ Sunday Buffet 1pm-5.30pm - €10.95 per person. Booking advisable.

Treat your mum to the Best Indian Restaurant in Ireland

Restaurant open 1pm-10pm for Á La Carte and takeaway. We pride ourselves on preparing our food to order, using only the best local produce available, combined with our diverse selection of spices and our unique Bangladeshi King Prawns to create for you, our award-winning dishes. All our main courses are Gluten Free. We can offer: •GLUTEN FREE •DAIRY FREE •VEGETARIAN •VEGAN • SOY FREE • NUT FREE Please always advise us if you have any allergies or special requests, we will always try our very best to create a dish for your requirements.

OPENING HOURS Monday-Saturday 4-11pm; Sunday 1-10pm BOOKING ESSENTIAL SATURDAYS

Gardening with Emer SPRING INTO MARCH With the evenings inching a little longer every day, we are quickly approaching most gardeners’ favourite time of year. There are already signs of life re-emerging in our gardens with the snowdrops in full flower and the first daffodils not far behind. Every dry bright day brings back a forgotten enthusiasm to get outside and start preparing for the gardening year. Empty pots and window-boxes can be cheered up with early flowering Narcissi, dwarf Tulips and a selection of multicoloured Primroses. Early Spring is a great time to remove weed seedlings and mulch your beds and borders. It is also a good idea to clear fallen leaves from around emerging bulbs and herbaceous perennials to improve light and air circulation and to remove a hiding place for slugs and other pests. As the gardens awaken, the Garden Centre becomes a hive of activity with weekly deliveries and monthly events. Ashtree Garden Centre’s first children’s event of the year takes place on March 10th for Mother’s Day. Further details will be published next week and will also be available on our Facebook page. Call in to us at Ashtree with any gardening queries and to browse through our great selection of Spring flowering plants.

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RAILWAY HERITAGE CENTRE

“Ready to Roll” for the Tourist Season

Photo: Louise Histon

The County Donegal Railway Restoration CLG at the Railway Heritage Centre in Donegal Town have commenced a scheme of works so the centre will be ready for the summer months. The improvements include the main entrance, layout in the garden space, layout and display inside the museum, signage (on and off site) and internal displays. The centre is housed in part of the beautiful Old Station House, previously known as Donegal Town Railway Station and it commemorates the operations of the County Donegal Railways Committee which operated two narrow gauge railways in County Donegal from 1863 until 1959. This railway station serves as an important historical reminder of the County Donegal Railway, which is considered one of the most evocative of all railway lines in Ireland, and is an integral element of the built heritage of Donegal Town.

first time that this type of event has been hosted in the restored carriages in Donegal. Donegal Tourism provide support in terms of information and promote events at the museum. The CDRR have made contact with the restorers of the Old Weighbridge Hut (formerly situated on the Diamond) and a plan for joint working is being developed for this summer. The CDRR are developing a schedule of events for 2018 and will be looking to work with local groups and clubs. DATES FOR THE DIARY Easter week events 26th – 30th March Bealtaine festival for older people, 3rd May OPENING HOURS for March: Mon – Fri 10am – 5pm www.donegalrailway.com

The company is a non for profit and as such undertakes a number of activities to generate funds essential to maintaining the centre as well as day to day operations as a visitor attraction.   Staff at the centre would like to invite everyone to get involved in supporting the centre and plan a visit in the coming weeks and months.    Representatives from the County Museum and the County Archives will provide an event at the museum on 3rd May as part of the Bealtaine festival, for more info on this check out  www.bealtaine.ie. This event will feature in the national programme and in the local county brochure and will mark the

AVS Notes

INDUCTION DAY for 6th class students An Induction day for 6th class students will take place on Tuesday, 6th March 2018. There will be no school for Transition Year, LCA or 1st year on this day. All other students will have class as normal. WELL READ INITIATIVE Guest Speaker - Josephine O’Donnell Josephine O’Donnell is conducting a workshop with Ms Canning’s class 3A on Friday 2nd March. Josephine is a local historian and writer, she will be going through the creative process of writing a book, composing and the publishing stages. The initiative aims to create heightened awareness about the importance of creating a culture of reading in school communities for our young people as part of their personal and academic development. COUCH TO 5K Our runners are still training hard for the ‘Couch to 5k’! There are many mental health benefits of running as well as health benefits for our students and staff. The programme will run on Monday, Wednesday and Friday after school on the track. Please feel free to join regardless of your fitness level! OPERATION TRANSFORMATION The pounds are slowly dropping off as the staff continue to battle with shifting weight as part of ‘Operation Transformation’. We hope to keep up the healthy eating and lose even more!

Photo: Louise Histon

ATHLETICS Training continues every Tuesday after school for all age groups. Cross country training is on Friday at lunch time. The Donegal schools cross country final will be held in the coming weeks.


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New Building for Gaelscoil

Donegal Town pupils to benefit

After 19 years in prefabricated classrooms the pupils of Gaelscoil na gCeithre Máistrí can look forward to moving in to a new modern, purpose build school in 2021. A design team was appointed by the Department of Education in late 2017 to design a new, 8 classroom facility. The new school will also host a library, general purpose hall, multipurpose room, four special education rooms as well as administration and reception areas. The children will be able to explore multiple play areas outside, including a basketball court and both junior and senior play areas. Cathal MacSuibhne, Richard Bruton TD, Minister for Education and Skills, Catherine James and Seosamh MacSuibhne at their meeting on Friday 23rd February.

Gaelscoil na gCeithre Máistrí is a multidenominational school currently teaching 100 pupils. Rosin McCool, Principal, said “We are excited for this new chapter in our school’s development and recognise the benefits to our children of continuing their immersion education in a state of the art building.” Children can now experience Irish medium education from pre-school in the Naonraí through to junior cert in the new AVS Aonad set to open in September 2018. Seosamh MacSuibhne, Board of Management member, said “Gaelscoil na gCeithre Máistrí is a light of hope in the celebration of diversity that occurs in the cultural and spiritual ethos of the school. This new building is a wonderful thing.”

Photo: Louise Histon

One of the current prefab buildings at the Gaelscoil

AVS Launches Aonad Gaeilge An Irish Medium Educational Initiative

The Abbey Vocational School, Donegal Town, under the management of Donegal ETB is pleased to announce that from September 2018 they are establishing an Aonad Gaeilge within the school. The Aonad Gaeilge will cater for students who wish to be educated in an Irish medium environment, instilling a love of Irish language and culture among the students. The subjects offered in the Aonad Gaeilge will include: Gaeilge, Maths, History, Geography, Science and Religion, Physical Education, Civics, Social and Political Education. Pupils will integrate with the wider school community for optional subjects e.g. Metalwork, Woodwork, Technical Graphics, Music and Art. English and Modern Languages will be taught through the language of the subject. Ms Geraldine Diver, Principal Abbey VS when speaking on the initiative said “I am pleased to be in a position whereby we have the capacity within our staff to respond to the needs of our local community. This is a very exciting venture for us here is the AVS.” Further Details: Ms Geraldine Diver, Principal, Abbey Vocational School Tel: 074 9721105 Email: abbeyvs@donegaletb.ie

The new school will be situated in Brookfield off the Old Laghey Road where the current school is located. Gaelscoil na gCeithre Máistrí will be having their open day on Wednesday 14th March prospective parents are invited to attend.


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Bríd’s Weight Watching Tips New Year’s Resolutions! Where are they now? 8 weeks into 2018 and for most that promise they made to themselves is a memory. Why is that? Do we make it too challenging? set unrealistic goals? In my role as a Weight Watchers Coach I find most people commit to losing the extra pounds and proceed to do it in a manner that they couldn’t sustain! The “diet/deprivation” mentality sets in and this is generally the end of the weight loss resolution. Slowly but surely our mindset is changing..... There was a time weight loss was about fashion and appearance but thankfully over the past few years more and more people are approaching this journey from a health perspective. By committing instead to lifestyle changes more people are having success with weight loss. This brings about the added benefits of feeling healthier, fitter and happier in yourself. Weight Watchers introduced a new initiative in January which supports members achieve all the above. FLEX offers you a more flexible weight loss healthy eating plan and encourages you to make lifestyle changes you can live with. It’s never too late to start. Come along and join the success. Say Yes to Success!

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Landscape photo taken at the bottom of Carnaween mountain looking out over Drimarone and Donegal Town area.

Paul Kennedy has been passionate about photography since his teenage years. He received his very first camera at the age of 16 and even though many years have gone by since, he still remembers the excitement of developing his first photos. His passion then became his profession after achieving his degree in Art and Design, majoring in Photography. His talent for creating photographic memories to promotional videos of diverse events from weddings, landscapes to car competitions and sports wear, has taken him to many countries such as England, France, Luxembourg and Switzerland and as far afield as Bali in Indonesia. In the past few years, he has worked with companies such as Mimram Media, Key Finance, ProTime Fitness, Fallout Factory and Prodrift Academy through which he has gained recognition and been featured on websites and in winning photo competitions. Now that Paul has moved back to his hometown of Donegal from London, he intends to promote tourism through stunning landscape photography along with promotional videos for small to large businesses. Some of Paul’s works can be viewed on his website: www.paulkennedyphotography.co.uk and he can also be contacted on paulkennedyphotography@mail.com


A Good Hair Day with Fiona

Hi All, The winter can play havoc with your hair, for weeks on end it’s exposed to the elements, the harsh winter winds with their drying effect or that unexpected shower of hail or sleet. Then you spend your time outdoors in a woolly hat, flattening and taking all the life from your lustrous locks. Now that Spring is just around the corner it’s time to give your hair the treat it deserves to get it back to its full health and beauty. A special treatment of oils is always a good place to start. The nourishing and keratin laden oils bring back health and vitality to your hair giving it a smooth and glossy sheen. L’Oreal Professional is a treatment I recommend as its results are amazing on any hair type or colour.

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To help bring your hair back to life after the winter season a professional cut or trim is always a good idea. Why not try out one of this season’s popular styles from the long blunt bob to the loose textured hair look now being showcased by celebrities such as Selina Gomez and Jennifer Lawson. Of course for a real lift to your hair and spirits a new colour can give both you and your hair a new lease of life. Colours for this season include tones of French browns and changing your whole look or enhancing your existing shade could be just what you need to set you up for a wonderful Spring and Summer. For helpful advice, a friendly atmosphere, flexi appointments and a great professional service call into us here at Fiona’s Hair and Beauty Studio, Castle Centre, Donegal Town, (over SPAR shop) or call us on 074 9723858


Eye on This Day…

1st March

1869 US Postage stamps showing scenes issued for first time. These pictorials showed post horse and rider, a locomotive, a shield, an eagle, and a ship, the Adriatic 1803 Ohio becomes 17th state of the Union 1916 Germany begins attacking ships in the Atlantic 1941 First US commercial FM radio station goes on the air, Nashville, Tennessee

2nd March

1933 Sanriku earthquake of 8.4 and tsunami hit Japan, country’s most powerful earthquake in 180 years 1977 First time Jay Leno appears on Tonight Show 1995 British trader Nick Leeson arrested after collapse of Barings Bank PLC

3rd March

1923 Time magazine publishes first issue 1924 Sean O’Casey’s “Juno & the Paycock” premieres in Dublin 1956 Elvis Presley’s first hit in Billboard’s top 10: “Heartbreak Hotel” 1971 Winnie Mandela sentenced to 1 year in jail in South Africa

4th March

1924 “Happy Birthday To You” published by Claydon Sunny 1954 Peter Bent Brigham Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts, announces the first successful kidney transplant. 1890 The longest bridge in the Great Britain, the Forth Bridge (railway) (1,710 ft) in Scotland is opened by the Prince of Wales, who later became King Edward VII.

Stepping it out for a healthy childhood We often hear about the recommended 1. Walk to school each day (the return walk will increase your own steps) 10,000 steps per day adults should be getting to maintain a healthy 2. Schedule an evening nature walk lifestyle but did you know that a for the family to do together once a child’s recommended amount is in week fact higher? Girls aged between 6 and 12 years should be achieving 12,000 3. Bring a ball to the beach on a steps daily and that number is higher Sunday morning again at 15,000 for boys. We know how easy it can be to fall short of the target 4. Run races or time the kids doing laps in the back garden before so how can you make sure sitting in to do homework you and your kids are stepping it out enough 5. Play a simple game like What Time each day? is it Mr Wolf for 10 mins before dinner Here’s a few simple and fun ideas that can be 6. Get out the Wii fit and have easily adopted into family tournaments – who will your weekly routine win in your house? and remember Rome wasn’t built 7. Dig out the skipping ropes and spend time outdoors in a day – pick together practicing one or two each week and reward yourselves when you complete them. Being aware of how much activity your kids get is half the battle and taking steps to increase that is your goal.

Movement in childhood isn’t optional – it’s an essential requirement for their wellbeing. Make exercise sessions fun, enjoyable and a chance to bond as a family – it’s a win win all round!

Sarah Gillespie, www.rinka.ie 087 750 9230

5th March

1558 Smoking tobacco introduced into Europe by Spaniard physician Francisco Fernandes 1966 11th Eurovision Song Contest: Udo Jurgens for Austria wins singing “Merci, Cherie” in Luxembourg 1956 “King Kong” first televised 1900 American Hall of Fame founded

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6th March

1906 Heavy storm bursts dike, flooding Vlissingen, Netherlands 1921 Police in Sunbury, Pennsylvania, issue an edict requiring women to wear skirts at least 4 inches below the knee 1970 Beatles release “Let it Be” in UK

7th March

1926 First transatlantic telephone call (London - New York) 1933 Game of “Monopoly” invented 2004 New Democracy wins the national elections in Greece.

Friday 9th March at 8pm €15 includes film, food and cocktail.


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FOR SALE: FOR SALE: Canon Pixma iP6550 A3+ Photo Printer. New in box. €100 ono. Tel: 085 8722 956.

SITUATIONS VACANT:

La Bella Donna, Donegal Town, are currently looking for waiting/floor staff, over 18’s, experience neccessary. Also Sous Chef with minimum 4 years experience. Call in or email your CV to labelladonnarestaurant@gmail.com The Energy Hub requires an instructor in Donegal Town. Must have previous experience and an interest in fitness. Flexible hours. send cv to sarah@rinka.ie

POSITIONS AVAILABLE

The Mill Park Hotel are Recruiting for the Following Positions

• Duty Manager • Restaurant Manager • Bar Staff • Food & Beverage Staff • Housekeeping Staff Please send in your CV to hr@millparkhotel.com or call 074 9722880

DONEGAL TOWN CREDIT UNION LTD., MILLER’S HILL, DONEGAL TOWN Tel: 074 9721293 or 9725727 Regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland www.donegaltowncreditunion.com


Photo: Louise Histon

USUAL SURGERY HOURS FOR LOCAL DOCTORS GROVE MEDICAL PRACTICE TEL: 074 9722234 Mon, Tue, Thurs & Fri: 9.30am - 12noon and 3pm - 5pm Wed: 9am - 12noon

MILLROW FAMILY PRACTICE TEL: 074 9721545 Mon - Fri: 9am - 1pm and 3pm - 6pm

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AIB BANK Mon - Fri 10am - 4pm (Open until 5pm Mon)

CREDIT UNION Mon, Tue, Thur, Fri 10am - 5pm Wed 10.30am - 5pm Saturday 10am - 4pm

LIBRARY Tuesday & Thursday 9.30am - 12.30pm and 1.30pm - 5.30pm

MOTOR TAX OFFICE Mon - Fri: 9.15am 12.15pm and 1.15pm to 3.00pm

SOCIAL WELFARE OFFICE Monday - Friday 9.30am - 12noon and 2.00pm - 4.00pm

DONEGAL - DUBLIN

Departs from outside Abbey Hotel, Donegal Town every 1½ hours from 1am to 7pm Journey takes approx 4 hours

DONEGAL - GALWAY

Departs from outside Abbey Hotel, Donegal Town 6.25am | 8.40am | 10.40am | 12.40pm | 4.55pm | 7.55pm Journey takes approx 4 hours

DONEGAL - DERRY

Departs from outside Abbey Hotel, Donegal Town 8.42am | 9.42am | 12.52pm 2.37pm | 4.07pm | 6.17pm | 8.12pm Journey takes approx 1½ hours

DONEGAL - KILLYBEGS Departs from outside Abbey Hotel, Donegal Town Mon - Sat: 7.25am | 9.30am | 2.15pm | 4.05pm | 6.15pm Sun: 5.45pm Journey takes 30-45mins

Did anyone buy the Lotto in the Post Office?


Glenda’s “Fifty Shades of Grey”

After thirteen successful years in business Glenda Love, owner of Upper Cuts Barbers on Bridge Street, Donegal Town, recently decided it was time to do a revamp of her premises to keep up with changing trends.

‘I decided to go for grey as my theme colour’, Glenda said, ‘as grey is in vogue at the moment and seems very popular.’ Not only has “Upper Cuts” got a whole new paint job but it has all been tastefully decorated with lots of interesting pictures. The USA figures prominently with a large mural of Brooklyn Bridge. Also featured are shades of London and Paris.

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Interestingly, lots of framed Oscar Wilde quotes adorn the grey walls and add a touch of humour to the whole experience.

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A great attraction is the ‘Car Chair’ where children can get their first haircut. ‘It’s amazing how well it works,’ said Glenda, ‘as soon as the child is placed in the car chair they relax and so do their anxious parents!’

What was No. 1? Photos: Louise Histon

Number 1 this week 20 yrs ago 1998 My Heart Will Go On – Celine Dion

Number 1 this week 15 yrs ago 2003 Beautiful – Christina Aguilera

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In Memoriam 1st Anniversary

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Your presence we miss, Your memory we treasure, Loving you always, Forgetting you never. Dearer still as the years depart, You live forever in our hearts.

Recent Deaths

BRIAN BRITTON, formerly of Rossnowlagh. SISTER DYMPNA MCHUGH, Sisters of Mercy, Ballyshannon and Donegal and formerly of Garrison, Co. Fermanagh. EMMA FLOYD, Donegal Town. GERRY STEWART, Donegal Town.

MIRACLE PRAYER

Loved and missed by all your family, friends and extended family. Anniversary Mass will be celebrated in Your Local Church on 26th March 2018.

In Memoriams Acknowledgements & Anniversary Masses • This size, boxed with picture for €30

Dear Sacred Heart of Jesus, in the past I have asked for many favours, this time I ask You this special one (mention favour). Take it dear Heart of Jesus and place it in Your own broken heart, where our Father sees it, then in His merciful eyes it will become Your favour, not mine. Amen. Say this prayer for 3 days and promise publication and the favour will be granted no matter how impossible. Never known to fail.  LH

• larger entries will be accommodated at special rate

MIRACLE PRAYER

Published every Thursday, the deadline for each week’s issue will be Monday at 5pm

Dear Sacred Heart of Jesus, in the past I have asked for many favours, this time I ask You this special one (mention favour). Take it dear Heart of Jesus and place it in Your own broken heart, where our Father sees it, then in His merciful eyes it will become Your favour, not mine. Amen. Say this prayer for 3 days and promise publication and the favour will be granted no matter how impossible. Never known to fail. LCH

We offer space for In Memoriam / Acknowledgements / Anniversary Mass

Email: look@eyeondonegal.com phone: 074 9722677 or contact us through Facebook

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Church Times St Patrick’s, Donegal Town

Saturday 6pm; Sunday 9am and 11.30am St. Agatha’s, Clar Saturday 6.30pm; Sunday 10.30am St. Mary’s Killymard Saturday 7pm; Sunday 11am Franciscan Friary Rosnowlagh Saturday 7.30pm; Sunday 11am. Sacred Heart Church, Mountcharles Saturday 7pm; Sunday 11am St Mary’s Church, Frosses Saturday: 7.30pm; Sunday 10am Holy Redeemer Church, Drimarone Sunday 9.30am St. Naul’s Church, Ardaghey Saturday 6pm; Sunday 11.30am St Joseph & St Conal Church, Bruckless Saturday 6.30pm; Sunday 11am Presbyterian Church, Donegal Town Sunday 11.30am Methodist Church March 4th: Ballintra 11am (Circuit Service) Church of Ireland Killymard: 9.30am; Laghey: 10.45am, Donegal Town: 12pm St Peter’s Church, Killaghtee Sunday 11.45am Apologies if we have omitted any church times. If you would like to see details of other church services in the Eye on Donegal please phone 074 9722677 or email: look@eyeondonegal.com Dear Sacred Heart of Jesus, in the past I have asked for many favours, this time I ask You this special one (mention favour). Take it dear Heart of Jesus and place it in Your own broken heart, where our Father sees it, then in His merciful eyes it will become Your favour, not mine. Amen. Say this prayer for 3 days and promise publication and the favour will be granted no matter how impossible. Never known to fail.  MG

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Best wishes to Eye on Donegal and Cavern Design

Eye on Donegal

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Cllr. TOM CONAGHAN

Cllr. Michael Naughton Donegal County Council

Your local INDEPENDENT representative for Donegal Town and surrounding areas

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Best of luck with the Eye on Donegal

OfďŹ ce in Killybegs, clinics always available on request throughout Donegal MD.

Wishing all the team every success with their new publication Eye on Donegal

Eye on Donegal Issue 01 - 1st March 2018  
Eye on Donegal Issue 01 - 1st March 2018