Ballyshannon Community News

Aodh Ruadh Cake Sale

Aodh Ruadh Cake Sale

Bord na nÓg are holding a cake sale on Saturday, 11th May in Saimer Court starting at 10am. We would greatly appreciate contributions of cakes, breads, pies, tarts, muffins and buns. These can be dropped off on the morning or contact Tracey on 086-1764998 to arrange another drop off time.

Aodh Ruadh’s Fantasy Race for Sam

It’s that time of year again and the championship is only weeks away. The fantasy race for Sam 2013 is about to begin in earnest too. The rules are simple. For your €20 entry fee you will receive a team and a scorer from each province. Every time your team wins you earn 10 points. Also every time your player scores a point you will get a point.

There are bonus points on offer for county’s which win the provincial title as well as the All-Ireland. The winner will receive €500 with a consolation prize of €100 for whoever finishes in last place.

The deadline for entry is the 17th May and the draw for teams/players will take place in the Bridgend Bar on Saturday, 18th May.

A league table will appear on the website every Tuesday morning. Entries are available from most committee members as well as in the following outlets: Bridgend Bar, Owen Roe’s Bar, Sean Ogs, Ballybookies.

If anyone wishes to enter online, drop an email to Come on and see if you can beat the reigning champion Rory O’Neill and his team of Ice Cream Rovers!

Fun Run

Donegal Creameries 5K Fun run / jog / walk in aid of Special Olympics Ireland takes place at Crossroads, Killygorodon on Tuesday 28th May 2013 at 7pm. Register via e-mail at or register at Donegal Creameries up to 6.30pm on Tuesday. Entry fee of €5 payable on registration which includes entry into a prize draw. Refreshments will be served.

Snake in the Grass

Ballyshannon Drama Society present their award-winning Snake In The Grass by Alan Ayckbourn in the Abbey Centre on Tuesday 7th and Wednesday 8th May at 8.30pm. These will be the last local performances before the Ulster Finals which take place in Newtownabbey on 14th May.

Céilí, old time barn dance

Gaelscoil Eirne will be hosting a céilí, old time barn dance in the Rock Hall, Ballyshannon on Saturday, 11th May at 9.30pm. Music by The Assaroe Céilí Band. Supper served. Admission €8.