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RAMELTON-NEWS

 
23/03/2017
 

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Ramelton Bazaar raises over €19,000
The annual St. Patrick’s Day parochial bazaar in the Town Hall was an outstanding success despite the inclement weather.
More than €19,000 was raised and many thanks are returned to all those who helped out on the day: those who attended and purchased goods and tickets: the ticket sellers, all in the tearoom, the sponsors and to all who contributed so generously once again.
Draw winners included €500, Edward Diver, Rectory Road: 500 litres home heating oil, Paul Browne, c/o St. Eunan’s: Coal,  Clara Rose Boyle, Durmacloughan: €200,  Diarmuid Farren, Milford. €200, Michael Kelly, College Farm Road, Letterkenny.
The €100 prizewinners were Kathleen Duffy, Back Lane: Tommy Naughton, Frances Devenney, Eamonn Doherty, c/o St. Eunan’s: Ann Woods. Logs, Willie Gardiner: Doll, Teresa Mooney, Bridgend (Ramelton): Cake, Nicholas Vambeck, Sweets, Hannah Sweeney: Rug, Enda Boyce: Bed throw, Caroline Lockhart: Beleek ornament, Geraldine McGrath.
And the good new is this: there is an invitation for everyone in the audience to next year’s St. Patrick’s Day bazaar in the Town Hall.


Death of Johnny Crerand
There was much shock and sadness in the locality on Monday with news of the sudden death of Johnny Crerand at his home at St. Mary’s Terrace.
 In his mid sixties, Johnny and his wife Barbara had worked in England for many years before coming home to Ramelton where he was a highly popular and well respected member of the community.
He was predeceased in recent times by his mother, Peggy and his sisters, Eileen and Margaret, He is survived by his wife, Barbara, brothers, Packie and Jimmy, sisters, Kathleen, Phyllis and  Anne along with many family relations and friends to whom deepest sympathy is extended.
His remains are reposing at the family home in St. Mary’s Terrace for waking. The Requiem Mass is on this Thursday at 11.00am in St. Mary’s Church, Ramelton with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.


Ramelton Care of the Aged
Ramelton Care of the Aged are organizing a Coach Trip to Castlebar, Co. Mayo on Tuesday 24th and Wednesday 26th April, staying in the Breaffy House Hotel. B&B and dinner on both nights, visiting local attractions. Costs € 150 per person sharing and €180 for single room. €20 deposit required. Please contact Chris on 074 9151799 as soon as possible to book or for more information.


Art Classes
Adult Art Classes Milford Starting on 6th April 2017 at 7.30pm for 5 weeks €70 Contact ART FARM 0872744974 or email bernie@theartfarm.ie


Country Market
There will be no Ramelton Market in Letterkenny this Friday. Our next Letterkenny Market will be on the 31st March. Check local paper and our Facebook for updates.
We will be Ramelton Town Hall this Saturday at 11.00-12.30pm. Our special Mothers Day Market will include Cupcake decorating for Children. This has proved so popular and enjoyable in the past that we are doing it again this year. Each decorated Cupcake will be specially boxed to keep for Mum on Sunday. So come along and enjoy a relaxing morning.
Get some lovely gift ideas from our crafts and flowers sections for Mother’s Day while you stock up on the best in homebaking and home cooked ready meals and sweet treats to spoil mum on her special day.
Orders on 0879699715 before 10am for advance orders. Tearoom open for duration of market for a relaxing cuppa and a treat. Don't forget your loyalty card to be in with a chance of winning a €20 Gift Voucher. Follow us on Facebook for updates. See you Saturday.


Presbytery Table Quiz
The Presbytery Choir are hosting their annual Table Quiz in the Makemie Hall on this Friday the 24th of March. The Quiz starts at 8pm with supper served afterwards. It always promises to be an enjoyable night.


Slim R Us
Slim R us takes place in the Ramelton Community Centre every Wednesday from 6.30 - 7.30 p.m. All welcome.
Ramelton Tidy Towns
The Ramelton Tidy Towns are holding a clean up of the approach roads on Saturday 25th, meeting at Gambles Square at 10 am. Gloves, Vests and Pickers will be available on the day. All support welcome.


Jazzercise
New 5 week jazzercise term began in the Ramelton Community Centre on Tuesday 14th March at 6.30pm.
30 euro for 5 weeks or 8 euro per class. Suitable for all ages and levels of fitness. Call 083 1419145 for details.


Community Games
The Community Games County Finals will take place on Sunday the 2nd of April for swimmers in Ballyshannon and for gymnasts in Letterkenny. The U10 Boys County Indoor Football Finals will take place at the Cranford Community Centre on Thursday the 23rd of April.


St. Paul’s Church Dance

The annual St. Paul’s Church Dance, Ramelton will be held on Friday the 21st of April at 10pm in the Mulroy Woods Hotel, Milford with music by Ramelton’s own Malcolm Fisher and everyone is welcome.


Swilly Rovers lotto results
There was one match three number winner in the Swilly Rovers Lotto draw on Monday night. Darren Carron won 75 euro. The numbers’ drawn were 1, 5,13, 14. The Jackpot will be 2,250 euros next week. The draw will take place in O’Shaughnessy's next Monday night. All support greatly appreciated.

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