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Glenties Notes 10th December 2014

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Variety Concert:
A Christmas Concert, featuring the children from Scoil Mhuire, Kilkenny and Drimnacrosh National Schools with their play “Children of the World” and other local artists, will be presented by Glenties Community Action Group in the Community Centre on Friday 12th December at 8 p.m. Admission is €5.

Christmas Craft and Market Fair:
A Christmas Craft and Market Fair will be held in the Community Centre Glenties on Sunday 14th December from 11 a.m. -7p.m.; this is where various stalls show their crafts and goods for the Christmas season. There will also be a refreshment stall selling tea, coffee and home bake.

Glenties Community Centre:
Bingo held in Glenties Community Centre every Tuesday Night at 9pm.

Snooker:
Snooker room open Monday to Friday from 4pm to 10pm. Saturday, Sunday 10am to 10pm

Tai Chi:
Tai Chi Wednesday night 8pm -9.30pm.

New CE Scheme:
New CE scheme started on 22nd September 2014, any one willing to start contact 0879695053 for more details. FAS criteria apply.

Bowls:
Bowls on Monday nights..

Drama Classes:
Vanessa Mc Fadden children’s drama classes started Thursday 6th November 2014 from 5pm-7pm

Christmas Wonderland:
Christmas Wonderland takes place over two weekends in the cells – Friday 12th December, Saturday 13th Friday 19th, Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st December. Hot chocolate, mince pies, tea / coffee will be available in the refreshment room Admission is € 5.

Saint Vincent de Paul Christmas Appeal.
The S.V.P.Christmas Church Gate Collection will be held before all Masses next weekend Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th December. Please support this very cause.

Message from St.Connell’s Museum:
“Halloween Haunted House at The Museum”. As there seems to be some miss – information going around in relation to the monies received for this, the total receipts for the four nights were € 1, 310, out of which the Youth Club got € 250 for the excellent work they did, and the balance of € 1, 060 was divided evenly between the Glenties Community Action Group and St. Connell’s Museum, each getting € 530. I hope this clears up any misunderstanding there is. We would like to thank you all for your support.” Signed: Aidan Campbell, Secretary, St. Connell’s Museum and Heritage Centre Society.

Message from Maria Rafferty:
Christmas blessings and gratitude from ‘Shop N Share’. Four years later and our little shop in Glenties is continuing to operate and to keep Semaria street children in Jimma, Ethiopia up and running, also reaching out to even more very disadvantaged people. We also provide shelter and food for 15 old homeless people in the same town and two young men are finishing their education thanks to the generosity of our small area in Donegal. All our volunteers give of their time freely and all our money goes directly to our charity. They would like me to extend their gratitude and blessings to each and everyone who supports our cause in any way. Christmas can be a lonely difficult time for so many people, but we bring love, care, and help that mean so much to the above mentioned people. Please continue to support us, if you can, and you are always welcome in our little shop. Rath Dé oraibh go leir agus Nollag Shona. Maria and the team.

Christmas Lights Quiz:
Glenties Community Action Group would like to thank everyone who supported the fundraising table quiz for the Christmas Lights, which raised € 650, thanks to the sponsors of spot prizes & donations, & to Kennedy’s Bar.

Golden Wedding:
Congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Campbell, Silverhill, Glenties, who celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary recently and best wishes for many more years together.

Bravery Award:
Congratulations to Garda Grainne Mc Loone, who received a Bravery Award recently, along with other Gardaí, who rescued a boy from the sea. Grainne is a daughter of Conal and Mena Mc Loone, Glen Road, Glenties.

Class Reunion 1989 – 1994:
St. Columba’s Comprehensive School Class Reunion 1989-1994 will take place on Sunday 28th December, for further details & tickets contact Donna Mc Gettigan or Fr Adrian Gavigan ‘ 087 698 4508 or Marita Ryan, née Gallagher ‘ 087 121 8393.

Naomh Conaill GAA Club Notes 8th December 2014

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There was no winner of this week’s lotto, Numbers out were 2-12-23-27 and the €50×2 went to Georgina Neathercoat and Lisa Caughlin. Next week’s jackpot will be €3,600.

Draw number 7 of the 200 club took place on the 2/12/14 and the winners were €500 Sarah & Eve Mc Loone, Narin rd. 5X€100 went to Michael Boyle Ard Patrick, Alan Kee Main Street, A&P Butler Letir, Seamus Mc Kelvey Fintown, Ann Mc Monagle Fintown
Congratulations to all the winners

The Naomh Conaill Ladies AGM took place in the club house on Saturday 6th Dec

The following Officers were re-elected into the committee

Chairperson – Hughie Molloy
Secretary – Arlene Gallagher
Treasurer – Rosaleen Doherty
Registrar – Fiona Molloy
PRO – Denise Campbell

We would like to welcome new the new ladies children’s officers Mary Connaughton and Shauna Molloy

Managers elected in to position
Sean Connaughton U12, U13, U14 Manager

We would like to take this opportunity to advertise the U16 and Minor manager positions if anyone is interested in taking either of these positions please contact: Arlene on 086 8451344 or e-mail arlenencladies@yahoo.com

Naomh Conaill AGM will take place on Saturday 13th December 2014 at 8pm in the community centre.

Naomh Conaill Minor Board AGM took place on Sunday the 7th of December in the clubhouse all officers will be posted at a later date.

Naomh Conaill GAA Club Notes 19th November 2014

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Naomh Conaill CLG weekly lotto 11/11/14 Numbers out were 1-2-14-16 there was no jackpot winner €50×2 went to Alan Butler and Joseph Martin Ard Connell Ardara. Next weeks jackpot will be €3,300.

CLG Naomh Conaill wish to invite applications for the position of Senior Football Team Manager. Applications in writing to Pauline Doherty Secretary c/o Naomh Conaill GAA Club Glenties Co Donegal or by email to secretary.glenties.donegal@gaa.ie no later than Friday November 28th 2014.We wish to take this opportunity to express our gratitude to Paddy Campbell and his back-room team for all their work in the last two years and wish them all the best in the future.

Naomh Conaill are hosting a club come dine with me fundraiser this Sat night the 22nd November in Kennedys Bar Glenties and wish to ask everyone to get involved and be there for a great nights entertainment.

Congratulations to our minor team on reaching the divisional final this coming week against Dungloe/Na Rossa Congratulations to the managers and all involved.

Naomh Connaill AGM will be held on Saturday 13th December 2014 in the community centre at 8pm.

The Minor board would like to say a very big thanks to Robert Farrell who recently ran the Dublin City Marathon. Robert ran the marathon to raise funds for our under 6 and under 8 teams. We would also like to thank everyone who sponsored Robert in this event.

Glenties Notes 14th November 2014

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Sympathy:
Sincere sympathy is extended to Gerry Byrne and family Ard Patrick, Glenties, on the sudden death of Gerry’s niece, Diane Byrne, Bunamin, Annagry, which took place at her home on Wednesday 5th November 2014; sincere sympathy also to Diane’s parents, Dee and Noreen and to her sister, Andrea, aunts, uncles, and all other relatives and friends.

Sincere sympathy is extended to Bella Mc Gill, Ard Mc Gill, Glenties on the death recently of her sister, Sally Cunningham, Glasgow; and to Patsy Martin, Church Road, Glenties on the death of his aunt and to all other relatives and friends.

Sincere sympathy is extended to Agnes Harvey, Donegal Town on the death of her husband, Frank Harvey, on Saturday 8th November 2014; sincere sympathy also to his daughters and to all other relatives and friends. Frank, a native of Enniskillen, and his family spent a number of years in Glenties when he worked in the Bank before being transferred to Donegal Town. He was well known as a poet and playwright.

Glenties Parish Social:
The Christmas Parish Social will take place on Sunday 7th December in the Highlands Hotel, commencing at 3.00 p.m. with Mass. A warm welcome is extended to all our Senior Citizens. The Committee will appreciate any Donations or Raffle Prizes towards the running costs of the event.

Shop Local:
Glenties Community Action Group will once again provide a showcase for all our local businesses by holding a ‘Shop local Day’ at the Highlands Hotel on Sunday 16th November from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. This showcase will present what Glenties has to offer the shopper, as we approach the busy Christmas shopping period. Participating businesses will be able to promote their products. Don’t miss this opportunity to see what your town has to offer, including discounts and vouchers and remember ‘Shop local’.

Powerhour Kettlebell Toning Programme:
Powerhour Kettlebell Toning Programme is starting on Thursday 13th November for five weeks from 7-8 p.m. in the Highlands Hotel, Glenties. Please contact Martina 086 3846302 to reserve your place. Beginners welcome.

Bingo Winners:
The winners at the Bingo on Tuesday 4th November in the Community Centre, Glenties were – €50 Winners – Carmel Mc Hugh, Kathleen Boyle, Denise Maguire, Ann Quinn, John Mc Loone, Mary Gazley, Amanda O’Conner, Kathleen Keeney, Kitty Mc Glynn, Donal Brennan, Denise Mc Guire, Ann Quinn, Bernadette Gallagher, Carmel Mc Hugh, Philomena Mc Callig and Mary Gazley; €100 Winners – Philomena Mc Callig, Mary Gallagher, Sadie Sweeney, Bernie Martin, Breege Roarty, Bernie Martin, Patsy Martin and Terence Breslin; €150 Winners – Maggie Bonner and Bernie Fitzpatrick.

Glenties Community Centre:
Bingo held in Glenties Community Centre every Tuesday Night at 9 p.m.

Snooker:
Snooker room is open Monday to Friday from 4pm to 10 p.m. Saturday, Sunday 10 a.m. to 10 p.m

Tai Chi:
Tai Chi every Wednesday night 8 p.m. -9.30 p.m.

New CE Scheme:
New CE scheme started on 22nd September 2014, any one willing to start contact 087 9695053 for more details. FAS criteria apply.

Bowls:
Bowls every Monday night.

Drama Classes:
Vanessa Mc Fadden children’s drama classes started Thursday 6th November 2014 from 5 p.m. -7 p.m.

Glenties Notes 5th November 2014

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Sympathy:
Sincere sympathy is extended to Catriona Gallagher, on the death of her mother, Sarah Gallagher Ard Patrick, Glenties, which took place on Friday morning 31st October 2014; sincere sympathy also to Sara on the death of her granny; to Sarah’s brother and sister, nieces, nephews and all other relatives and friends. Burial took place in the New Graveyard after Requiem Mass in St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Sunday.

‘Come Dine with me’:
Naomh Conaill GAA Club is having a Fundraiser ‘Come Dine with me’ on Saturday 22nd November, followed by a great night’s entertainment in Kennedy’s Bar & Restaurant. The Club is looking for people to host an informal dinner for family/friends in their own home. Any queries contact James 087 2546592, Martin 086 8656312, or Rosaleen 087 6235023.

Fintown Parish Bazaar:
Fintown Parish Bazaar will take place on this Friday 7th November at 8 p.m. The Bazaar will take place in Halla Colm Cille, Fintown. The Parish would appreciate your support.

Church Gate Collection:
The Church Gate Collection for the I. S. P. C. C. taken up recently in Edeninfagh amounted to € 50. Thanks to all who subscribed.

Bingo Winners:
The winners at the Bingo on Tuesday 28th October in The Community Centre, Glenties were – €25 winners – Emer Doherty, Jamsie Melly, Benny Mc Gill and Claire Keeney; .€ 50 winners – Anne Mc Dyre, Mary Gallagher, Bernadette Gallagher, Patsy Martin, Amanda O’ Connell, Hannah Sweeney, Margaret Halligan, Bernadette Mc Devitt, Lietta Doherty, Bella Boyle and Breid Gallagher; €100 winners – Rosemarie Whelan, Sally Mc Guigan, Shaun Coyle, Brenda Reid, Christine Mc Cool, Bridie Boyle, Ann Mc Kelvey, Pauline Mc Geehan and Josephine Gallagher; € 350 – winner – Gerry Doherty.

Glenties Community Centre:
Bingo held in Glenties Community Centre every Tuesday Night at 9 p.m.

Snooker:
Snooker room is open Monday to Friday from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, Sunday 10 a.m. to 10 p.m

Tai Chi:
Tai Chi every Wednesday night 8 p.m. -9.30 p.m.

New CE Scheme:
New CE scheme started on 22nd September 2014, any one willing to start contact 087 9695053 for more details. FAS criteria apply.

Bowls:
Bowls every Monday night.

Drama Classes:
Vanessa Mc Fadden children’s drama classes start Thursday 6th November 2014 from 5 p.m. -7 p.m.

Naomh Conaill GAA Club Notes 3rd November 2014

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Congratulations to our Fantastic Minors on reaching the Minor Championship Semi Final, we wish the Team, Managers and Mentors the very best of luck.

Lotto 28/10/14
Numbers were 8-12-21-27
No jackpot winner
€50×2 Adele Dooley, Narin road & Mary Gavigan, Glen road
Congratulations to the winners
Next weeks jackpot is €3,100

Naomh Conaill are having a COME DINE WITH ME night on the 22nd of November, it promises to be a fun filled evening of dinner, company, music and dance. Dinner in your host house followed by music and dancing in Kennedy’s Bar.
An Evening Not To Be Missed! For more information about the nights’ arrangements please don’t hesitate to make enquires to James 087 2546592, Rosaleen 087 6235023 or Martin Doc 086 8656312

Glenties Notes 29th October 2014

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Thanks:
The Connaghan Family would like to thank everyone who came to Frank’s month’s mind mass on Friday 10th October. Thank you to all who called to the community centre afterwards, brought home baking, or who gave donations. A special thank you to the ladies and gentlemen who looked after everyone on the night. The amount raised for the Donegal Hospice was € 2, 026. Thank you all very much.

Bingo Winners:
The winners at the Bingo in the Community Centre Glenties on Tuesday 21st October were – € 25 winners – Nancy Gill and Molly Harkin, € 40 winner – Ann Timoney; € 50 Winners – Mary Duffy, Mary Boyle, Liz Buckley, Cecelia Campbell, Mary Boyle, Willie Mc Neilis, Maura Gallagher, Francis Cunningham, Margaret Melly, Amanda O’ Connell, Maureen Gildea, Kathleen Kenny, Amanda O’ Connell and Ann Furey, € 100 Winners – Emer Doherty, Nan Doherty, Lettie Doherty, Nora Gallagher, Fay Moore, Ann Furey, Rosemary Whelan, Annie Boyle, € 300 Winner – Sally Mc Guigan.

Glenties Community Centre:
Bingo held in Glenties Community Centre every Tuesday Night at 9 pm.

Snooker:
Snooker room is open Monday to Friday from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, Sunday 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Tai Chi:
Tai Chi every Wednesday night 8 p.m. – 9.30.p.m.

New CE Scheme:
New CE scheme started on 22nd September 2014, any one willing to start contact 087 9695053 for more details. FAS criteria apply.

Bowls:
Bowls every Monday night.

Novena of Masses for the Dead:
Every Mass from Sunday 2nd November until Monday 10th November, in The Church of the Church of the Holy Family, Edeninfagh, and in St.Connell’s Church, Glenties, will be offered for those who are named in the Dead Lists. Special envelopes, containing Dead Lists, are available at the door of the Church. The completed lists should be returned by Sunday 2nd November, to be placed on the Altar for the Masses. Please do not leave envelopes with donations for Masses in or around the church. .The envelopes will be kept in a secure place between Masses.

Confession Times in Glenties:
Friday 31st October – Confession immediately after 7.30 p.m. Mass; Saturday 1st November – Confession after11.00 a.m. Mass & after 7.30 p.m. Mass Please note – there will be NO Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament this week.

Confession Times in Edeninfagh:
Sunday 2nd November – Confession after 12 mid-day Mass

Glenties Notes 22nd October 2014

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Sympathy:
Sincere sympathy is extended to Bella Mc Gill and family, Main Street, Glenties, on the death on Wednesday 15th October 2014 of Bella’s sister, Peggy Rooney, College Farm Road, Letterkenny; (formerly O’Donnell, Mullinamina, Glenties), also to Peggy’s family and all other relatives and friends.

Sincere sympathy is extended and to Eamonn Boyle, Meenalargan, Glenties on the death of his sister, Mamie Kennedy, Ard Conal, Ardara, which took place on Thursday 16th October 2014; also to Mamie’s family and all other relatives and friends.

Glenties Community Action Group
Glenties Gets Ready for Halloween: Following on from the successful Harvest Fair Festival we are now busily preparing for the annual Halloween celebrations on the October Bank Holiday Weekend. The weekend will begin at 4 p.m. for kids, on Friday 24th with Ghost Walks along the spooky roads of Altar in Glenties, and at 7 p.m. for adults. On Saturday 25th the Kids Parade & Halloween Disco takes place in the Community Centre at 4 p.m.; followed at 9 p.m. by the return of the Fireworks Display, so enjoyed last year, with viewing from the Comp. Sports Field, buckets will be available for donations at this event. Then on Sunday 26th the now famous Glenties Halloween Parade and Ball takes centre stage, with the Main Street being overtaken by ghouls and goblins, and the Highlands Hotel being the venue for all the monsters to gather for the Ball. Proceedings begin at 10 p.m.; and a prize fund of € 2,000 is on offer for the best dressed participants and scariest parade floats, so get designing and making now, it’s just a week away and remember – Glenties is the best, and only place, to celebrate your Halloween. Updates will be posted on the Glenties Community Action Group Facebook page and the Glenties Halloween Weekend Facebook page and on Twitter @GlentiesCAG, so keep checking for further details

Table Quiz:
A Table Quiz in aid of St. Connell’s Museum will take place in Phelan’s Bar on Friday 24th October at 10 p.m.

Church Gate Collection:
The Church Gate Collection for The Friends of Letterkenny General Hospital taken up in Glenties amounted to € 869.40. The Church Gate Collection for The Friends of Letterkenny General Hospital taken up in Edeninfagh amounted to € 83.00. Thanks to all who subscribed to the collections.

Glenties Community Centre:
Bingo held in Glenties Community Centre every Tuesday Night at 9 p.m.

Snooker:
Snooker room is open Monday to Friday from 4pm to 10 p.m. Saturday, Sunday 10 a.m. to 10 p.m

Tai Chi:
Tai Chi every Wednesday night 8 p.m -9.30 p.m.

New CE Scheme:
A New CE scheme started on 22nd September 2014, any one willing to start contact 087 9695053 for more details. FAS criteria apply.

Bowls:
Bowls every Monday night.

Bingo Winners:
The winners at the Bingo in the Community Centre, Glenties on Tuesday 14th October were – € 25 Winners – Mary Kennedy, Pauline Mc Geehan; €50 Winners – Julia Molloy, Nan Doherty, Johnny O’ Donnell, Patricia Molloy, Natalie Mc Devitt, Fiona Boyle, Breege Roarty, Ann Kennedy, Mary Doherty, Jamsie Byrne, Maureen Gildea, Breege Boyle, Mary Doherty and Nancy Dorrian; € 60 Winner – Mary Gazley, €100 Winners – Isobella Mc Loone, Sandra Moore, Annie Boyle, Christine Mc Cool, Kathleen Mc Menamin, Isobella Mc Loone, Sally Mc Hugh and Mary Boyle; € 300 Winner – Nora Gallagher.

Glenties Notes October 16th 2014

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Harvest Fair Day Collection:
The Friends of Letterkenny Hospital Collection on the Harvest Fair Day in Glenties amounted to € 1385. Thanks to everyone who supported this very worthy cause.

Bingo:
The winners at the Bingo on Tuesday 7th October in the Community Centre, Glenties were – € 25 Winners – Patsy Martin, Ann Furey, Bridget Byrne and Gracey O’ Hara; € 50 Winners – Amanda O’Connell, Mrs. Mc Geehan, Rosaleen Melly, Charlie Mc Glynn, Peter Duffy, Rosaleen Melly, Adele Dooley, Cecelia Campbell, Mary Gallagher, -Mary Ellen Bonner, Nan Doherty, Carmel Fitzpatrick and Janet Melly; € 60 Winner –
John Ross Molloy; €100 Winners – Anne Whyte, Daniel Roogue, Winnie Long, Mary Boyle, Margaret Bonner, Moya Gallagher, Rosaleen Melly and Mary Gazley, € 300 Winner – Daniel Roogue.

Glenties Community Centre:
Bingo held in Glenties Community Centre every Tuesday Night at 9 p.m.

Snooker:
Snooker room is open Monday to Friday from 4pm to 10 p.m. Saturday, Sunday 10 a.m. to 10 p.m

Tai Chi:
Tai Chi every Wednesday night 8 p.m -9.30 p.m.

New CE Scheme:
New CE scheme started on 22nd September 2014, any one willing to start contact 087 9695053 for more details. FAS criteria apply.

Bowls:
Bowls every Monday night.

Mission Sunday:
Next Sunday -19th October is Mission Sunday – organised each year by the Society for the Propagation of the Faith. Our spiritual and material offerings are crucial for the continued work of missionaries throughout the world. There will be a 2nd Envelope Collection for Mission Sunday. The total raised in the Collection will be sent in its entirety to support mission projects worldwide.

Naomh Conaill GAA Club Notes 13th October 2014

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There was no winner of this week’s Gaa lotto, numbers out were 1-4-29-30, the 2x €50 went to J Mc Laughlin, Malin Gaa and Francie Mc Devitt, Fintown. Next week’s jackpot is €2,800.

Naomh Conaill held there club draw on sat night last in Leo’s Bar. 1st prize of the Heifer or €1,000 went to Michelle Gildea, Glen road, 2nd prize of a Hotel break away for 2 people went to Patsy Meehan, Rockhill Ballintra, 3rd prize of 10bags of coal went to Conal Mc Dyre Glen road, also a special prize donated on the night be Precious Memories (photos) Co Kildare went to Aaron Gallagher Glen road. Congratulations to all the winners and who bought tickets from all at Naomh Conaill.

Naomh Conaill 200 club draw number 5, €500 went to Carol Mc Gill, Ard Mc Gill and €100 x5 went to Colleen Mc Dyre, Ard Mc Gill. John Molloy (block) Mully. Patrick Mc Loone, Straboy. Louise Byrne, Glen Road. Jack Delaney, c/o Dave Kelsh.

Congratulations to our Senior and reserve teams on their victory over St Eunans on Sunday last in Glenties. Both teams who ended top of their groups to reach the quarter final with mouth-watering ties, Seniors who were drawn against neighbouring town Ardara and to be played in Donegal town on sat 18th at 4pm and the reserves play Dungloe in Ballybofey on sun 19th at 5.30pm. Good luck to both teams and management involved.

Naomh Conaill are hosting a “Come dine with me” night in November so if anyone is interested in hosting a table in your own house with a great nights fun in the Highlands Hotel afterwards to contact any of the exective member for further details.

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