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Glenties Notes 20th August 2014

Glenties Community Playgroup Limited:
Applications are invited for the post of Relief Worker / Relief Panel. The ideal candidate will have a minimum qualification of full FETAC Level 5 in Childcare, preferably FETAC Level 6 or equivalent. Sound knowledge of Early Years Curriculum Framework (Aistear) and the National Quality Framework Soilta. Experience of working in a childcare setting would be an advantage. Closing date for applications is Monday 25th August. If you are interested in this position please submit your C.V. to – The Secretary, Glenties Community Playgroup Limited, Glen Road, Glenties, Co Donegal. Glenties Community Playgroup Limited is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Short listing may apply.

The winners at the Bingo in the Community Centre, Glenties on Tuesday 12th August 2014 were – € 20 winners – Liz Buckley, Bernadette Gallagher and Margaret Byrne; € 25 Winners – Norah Gallagher, Cathy Connell, Rosaleen Melly, Rosemary Whelan, Maura Kilbane, Caroline Kee, Cissie Meehan, Amanda O Connell and Mary Gallagher, € 50 Winners – Martin McTaggart, Rosaleen Melly, Emer O Donnell, A McGettigan, Charlie Mc Glynn, Rosaleen Melly, Breege Roarty, Mary Gavigan, Bernie Fitzpatrick, Patricia Molloy, Lisa Coughlin and Paul McKeown; € 100 Winners – Liz Buckley, Sally McHugh, Nora Gallagher, Amy Gallagher, Dim Melly, Amy Gallagher and Ann Furey, € 300 Winner – Johnny O Donnell, Meenalargan.

Glenties Community Centre:
Bingo every Tuesday night in The Community Centre at 9 p.m.

Snooker: Snooker room is open every day from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

CE Scheme:
There are still some places available on CE Scheme starting in September, Contact 074 9557880 or 087 9695053 for more details. DSP criteria apply.

Part time Cleaner:
A Part time Cleaner is required for St. Riaghan’s N. S., Drimnacrosh, Glenties. Written application should be sent to Chairperson on or before August 26th.

Open Days at Doon Fort:
As part of History & Cultural Activities for National Heritage Week a Boat Trip and Guided Tour will take place on Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th August from 11 a.m. – 5.00 p.m. at Loughadoon & O’Boyle (Doon) Fort with Paula Harvey (Archaeologist). Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Joe Mc Hugh, will perform the opening ceremony at around 1.00 p.m. on Saturday. The ferry fee is €10 for adults and € 5 for children. Booking is essential. For further information contact Paula Harvey on 087 9214206 or email The ‘Open Days’ at Doon Fort will be featured on BBC Radio Ulster on a programme called ”Your Place & Mine” between 8 a.m. and 9 a.m. on Saturday 23rd.

The Pastoral Centre Letterkenny:
The following courses will commence in the autumn – Solution Focused Brief Therapy Course, Optimal Health Course, Anger Management Course, Basic First Aid, Style Coaching, The Best of Stress Management,
A.S.I.S.T. (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training Course). For further information, and to book, please call The Pastoral Centre, Letterkenny, 074-9121853 or see the website

Family Day Retreat:
Lough Derg invites you to a Family Day Retreat on Friday 22nd August from 9.30 a.m. until 4 p.m. Prayer & Reflection Time for Parents, Grandparents, Aunts, and Uncles. Scripture – Based Children’s Activities, Lunch & Family Mass. A faith and fun filled day out, for all the family, before school starts. For bookings & further information contact Maureen – 071-9861518 or email .