first_imgThe men of West Donegal are bracing themselves for an influx of women to the town of Dungloe this weekend.The town is this weekend to play host to a Women’s Weekend.The weekend, now in its second year, is the brainchild of local women who got together last year and decided to organise a weekend of events aimed at women. The weekend was a roaring success and amid rave reviews, continuing on from a successful maiden year, they have decided to continue on with the weekend on an annual basis.This year the weekend takes place over the Easter Weekend with journalist and civil rights campaigner Nell McCafferty kicking of proceeding at the official opening on Friday Night in Ionad Teampaill Chróine.The weekend will see a series of events aimed at women including a day of workshops on Saturday on Womens health issues, Reiki, Nail Art, Angel Card Reading, Reflexology amongst a few. Saturday Night will see the town transformed into Nashville, when the town plays host to the Balor Theatre’s show ‘A Night at the Grand Ole Opry’, with Patsy Cline and Johnny Cash amid others making an appearance.Easter Sunday will see the traditional band competition in the town. The weekend will wrap up on Bank Holiday Monday with a Women’s 5k taking in the town with participants invited to walk, jog, or run. More information on the weekend can be obtained by calling Ionad Teampaill Chróine on 074 95 22198, logging onto , or you can find Ionad Teampaill Chróine Dungloe on facebook for regular updates.Women’s Weekend Calendar of EventsFriday 6th April 20128.00p.m.Official Opening at Ionad Teampaill Chróine with journalist Nell Mc McCafferty. Refreshments will be served. Music and craic.All welcome to this free event.Saturday 7th April 201211.00a.m. – 5.00p.m.A day of workshops and talks on Women’s Health and Wellbeing including Reiki, Angel Card readings, Yoga, Hypnotherapy, Reflexology, Nail Art and lots more Art & Crafts Exhibition taking place in Beedys Bar all weekend.8.00p.m. – Rosses Community gym – Nashville comes to the Rosses.“Grand Old Opry” –. Fantastic night of country music will recreate the Grand ole Opry in the heyday. Join our master of ceremonies and a host of guest vocalists paying tribute to country legends such as Patsy Cline, Dolly Parton, Tammy Wynette, and Johnny Cash and lots more. So come on ladies don the hat and the boots and make this a night to remember.Tickets priced €12 are available in PJ’s Books & Charts, Ionad Teampaill Chróine & Rosses Credit Union.Monday 9th AprilWomen’s 5k Fun Mini Marathon2.00p.m. Dungloe Main StCalling all women, run, jog, or even walk in this fun marathon. Take the buggy and leave the hubby. Raise funds for your own charity or just do it for the fun.€5.00 entry fee. All monies going to local charities.Booking forms available on line at can also call the Ionad on 074-9522198 or register on the day.DONEGAL MEN BRACING THEMSELVES FOR HUGE INFLUX OF WOMEN THIS WEEKEND! was last modified: April 5th, 2012 by StephenShare 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:dungloeNell McCafferty Angel ReadingWomen’s Weekendlast_img

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