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first_imgJanuary 22nd 2015CURRACH BUILDINGCurrach building classes will be held in the Hall during the month of May. The classes will teach the participants the art of building their own Carrickfin/Gola Island type currach indigenous to this area. In olden days, there were at least one currach builder in each townland, but presently there is only a handful in the area. As there is a relatively high cost for materials, a deposit is required on booking a place on the course. The course is limited to eight spaces. For further details on the above classes contact Jimmy at 087 1935066 or email [email protected] TABLE QUIZA Table Quiz in aid of the Local Branch of the Alzheimers Society will be held in Caisleain Óir Annagry on Wednesday January 21st starting at 10 pm. Teams of four, €20 per table. LOTTOThere was no winner of the €3020 jackpot in the Naomh Muire Club Lotto draw on January 7th last. The numbers drawn were 12-14-17-22. Marie Greene Loch an Iúir, J Boyle 57 Loch an Iúir matched 3 numbers. The jackpot on January 14th is €3080. If you’re not in, you can’t win!ART CLASSESArt Classes will be held again this year in Annagry Hall. This 8 week long classes will be held between 8pm and 10pm and will begin on Thursday February 5th. The classes are suitable for adults with all levels of ability.DRESS MAKINGA six week long Dress Making course will begin on Tuesday February 17th at 8pm. Although the course is suited for those who know the basics of operating a sewing machine, beginners will be accommodated on an introduction night which will be held on Tuesday February 10th. Further information can be had by emailing [email protected] or contacting 087 1935066.ART SCULPTOR An Art Sculptor Class using Paverpol will be held in Annagry Hall on Saturday January 31st starting at 2pm. There are limited spaces available. To enrol contact 086 8370934.NIGHT AT THE RACESMany race goers attended the Annual Night at the races held by the Naomh Muire GAA Club in Sharkey’s Lounge Annagry recently. Lucky punters on the night were Robbie O’Donnell (Senior) Annagry East,Cathleen McGinley Calhame, Eugene Doherty Meenbanad, James McDevitt Annagry West, Mary Hugo Ward Belcruit, Mally Boyle Loughanure, Neil McBride Loughanure, Liam Duffy Annagry East, Tomás Duffy Meenacreave, A.G.B Culacrick, Patricia Rodgers Bunaman, Paula Gallagher Ranafast, Alec McDyer Kerrytown, Geraldine McBride and Bronagh McGinley Scoil Naomh Dubhthach Anagaire, Dan and Ashling c/o Daniel Gallagher Railway Road Loughanure, Martin Moore Loughanure, Peadar Ó Dubhtaigh Rann na Feirste, Lee Boyle Mullaghderg, Leanne Boyle Glen Road Annagry, Shane Doherty Calhame and Luke Neely Dungloe. Race sponsors were Josie Joe Boyle Larsen Cabs, Patrick McGinley, Tony Doherty, Seamus Rodgers, Paul McDevitt, Paul Gallagher, Owenie McGarvey, Paddy Forker, Gary Boyle and Údarás na Gaeltachta. Charlie and Ciaran Cannon listed the horses competing. The winner on the Auction Race was Robbie O’Donnell (Junior) Annagry East. The club wish to extend thanks to the management and staff of Sharkey’s Bar, the buyers and sellers of horses, all who placed bets on the night, sponsors and Charlie and Ciaran Cannon. The net profit on the night was €4,300. Míle buiochas do achan dhuine a chuidigh, agus Blian Úr faoi mhaise on fhochumann do ar muintir sa bhaile agus as shiubal as baile.100+ DRAW The following people who won in the 100+ November Draw co-ordinated by Naomh Muire CLG were €500 Patrick McGinley jnr, Meenacreave. €200 Seamus Grant Anagaire. €100 each Marie McGarvey Loch an Iúir, Tony M Sharkey Bún na mBeann, John A O’Donnell Anagaire. €50 each Roseleen McGarvey Cnoc a’ Stolaire, Harry Harden Mín Doire na Slúa, Anne Marie Sweeney Loch an Iúir, John Rúa Croithslí, Lorraine Boyle Beal na Cruite, Aidan Hughes Mullachdubh, Therese Doherty Min Bannáid, Anne Boyle(Gillespie) Mullachdubh. Happy New Year to all our patrons and sellers, your contributions to our club are greatly appreciated.ACTIVITIESThe year 2014 has been a progressive one for Coiste Forbartha Anagaire. They have facilitated for the first time educational, cultural and sporting activities. They hope to build on this work in 2015 with new activities and events. Some activities envisaged are an Advanced Dress Making course in February and classes in Beginners Irish, Art and Basket Making. They hope to facilitate Currach Building classes in early summer as well as exhibitions, film nights and other cultural events. It is hoped that a tourist information centre will be opened in the summer. The Committee have been working towards getting a suitable venue for a Mens Shed for the Parish. The views of the community are most welcome. They can be contacted at 087 1935066 or [email protected] LOCAL: CURRACH BUILDING IN ANNAGRY was last modified: January 22nd, 2015 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:Annagry newslast_img read more