The ‘Hooties Annies’ getting ready to ‘rock’ The Bayview Bar

first_imgENTERTAINMENT: Irish Folkrock Band ‘The Hootin Annies’ from Omagh,, are looking forward to their gig at The Bayview Bar tomorrow night.They’ve described the popular bar as their favourite venue ever!Band member Mick Owens told Donegal Daily, We’re heading to the states for a mini-tour if the east coast, playing gigs in Boston and New York. “Given the incredible nights we’ve had in the Bayview over the years there was no doubt that it was the place to have our farewell gig and get one more bug celebration going.“We are originally a 3 piece but we’ll be packing our drummer and drumkit for the gig on Sunday and will be playing tracks from our upcoming debut album, the first time we’ll be doing this since we began recording.“The Bayview is our favourite venue to play and undoubtedly one of our favourite crowds to play for. “We would also like to extend our thanks to Patrick, Hugh Gérard and all the staff at the Bayview for their custom and look forward to bringing down the house before crossing the water, only this time not on the ferry to Arranmore.The ‘Hooties Annies’ getting ready to ‘rock’ The Bayview Bar was last modified: July 23rd, 2016 by Mark ForkerShare 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:EntertainmentnewsThe Bayview Barlast_img read more

€129,800 funding announced for Donegal Volunteer Centre

first_imgThe important local assistance provided by the Donegal Volunteer Centre is to get a government funding support of €129,800, it was announced today. Minister of State at the Department of Rural and Community Development, Seán Kyne TD has today approved an allocation of €3.5 million to support volunteering across the country.Donegal TD Joe McHugh has welcomed the provision of funding for the Donegal centre, saying: “Donegal Volunteer Centre plays a vital role in enabling volunteering locally, allowing them to give back to the community. “The Centre publicises opportunities and facilitates volunteers who want to feel connected to their community. It helps foster a sense of involvement and promotes good citizenship. Since 2008 they have helped 2,500 people to volunteer across a range of areas in Donegal.“Donegal Volunteer Centre provides good practice in volunteering and is a major asset to our county and our community. This funding of €129,800 will help them continue their incredible work in 2018.”Minister Seán Kyne said “Volunteering positively impacts every community across every city and county in Ireland with people contributing on a regular basis in all sorts of ways. Many organisations, projects and initiatives depend on volunteers to continue to make a difference.“I am also pleased to be able to approve an increase allocation of core funding for Volunteer Ireland bringing the total to €351,800. “Volunteer Ireland provides a number of important supports to volunteer centres including the I-VOL national volunteering database. A further €100,000 is being allocated to support the Volunteer Information Services which operates in counties not currently served by volunteer centres.” €129,800 funding announced for Donegal Volunteer Centre was last modified: January 30th, 2018 by Rachel McLaughlinShare 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:donegal volunteer centrelast_img read more

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