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Naomh Conaill GAA Club Notes 12th May 2015

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There was no winner of this week’s GAA lotto and the numbers drawn out were 2-15-16-23, The €50×2 went to Aideen Green, Doochary and Helen Flannery, Clos Naomh Conaill. Next week’s jackpot will be €3,700.

Club 200 draw 5/5/15. The €500 winner was Sarah McGlynn, Fintown and the €100×5 went to Seamus O’Malley, Station Rd & A J Gallagher, Derries & Rachel O Donnell, Kilraine & Grace McGeehan, Buncrana & Margaret McDevitt, Clogher PO. Congratulations to all our winners.

If anyone from the club has any training equipment belonging to the club as in Balls, bibs, cones, water bottles etc. could they please leave them in the clubhouse or contact any executive member as there are some teams who need equipment for this year.

Naomh Conaill club results
Wed 6th may u16 league Killybegs (3-8) vs Naomh Conaill (3-11)
Sat 9th May 3rd team Naomh Conaill (0-8) vs St Eunans (1-8)
Sun 10th may u14 league Ardara (1-9) vs Naomh Conaill (1-5)
Reserve league Naomh Conaill (2-13) vs Four Masters (0-3)

Naomh Conaill fixtures
13/5/15 u12 league Aodh Ruadh vs Naomh Conaill at 6.30pm
U16 league semi-final Naomh Conaill vs Kilcar at 7.00pm
16/5/15 division 5 league Ardara vs Naomh Conaill at 7.00pm
Senior league Naomh Conaill vs Four Masters at 3.00pm.

Scout Group in Glenties

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Interest has been expressed in starting a Scout Group in Glenties, and a meeting has been arranged to discuss the possibility. Kevin Ferguson the Support Officer for Scouting Ireland will be there to explain what it takes to get a Scout Group up and running.

Scouting Ireland is a multi- denominational organisation that delivers the Scouting programme to both boys and girls from the age of 6 to 18 years. Like any new group, getting adult volunteers to help out is vital to the success of a new group. Any adults (over the age of 18) who would be willing to give a few hours per week voluntarily, to support children in the local community and who would like to give it a go, would be given all the training, help and support they would need to run a successful Group.

It is intended to hold the open evening for adults who may be interested in finding out more about setting up a new Group in the area in The Highlands Hotel on Wednesday 20th May at 8.00pm. All are welcome.

Wild Atlantic Surf School – Kids Surf Camps

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Our kids camps start in July when the school summer holidays commence. The camps provide a great opportunity to learn to surf, and the daily coaching helps build a great surf proficiency. The children learn how to paddle correctly, read waves, pop-up, build surf knowledge and by the end of the week they should all be standing and riding waves. The camps are also very strongly orientated on ocean safety and awareness. We teach the children about rip currents, tides, potential dangers and we educate them on how to enjoy and have a safe and fun time in the sea. The camps last 3 hours per day and consists of daily surf coaching, light refreshments and games on the beach.

The camps run daily from June 29th Monday – Friday from 10:00am – 1:00pm.

The price for the week is €90.

All equipment including wetsuits and surfboards are provided. The only requirements are swimwear, a towel, sandals/flip flops, sunscreen, a change of clothes, a light rain jacket and suitable footwear for beach games.

Ph: +353 74 97 44767
Mobile: +353 (0) 86 1997995
Email: wildatlanticsurfschool@gmail.com
www.wildatlanticsurfschool.com

Glenties Notes 22nd April 2015

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The Late Finola McMahon Nee Boyce:
The death took place in Sligo Hospital on Monday 13th April 2015 of Finola McMahon, Old Golf Course Road, Donegal Town. Burial took place on Thursday. She is survived by one daughter, Helen, four sisters, Mary, Anne, Pauline McGill, Glenties, and Regina and one brother, Kieran, aunt, Nuala, uncle, Seamus, nieces, nephews, in-laws, other relatives and friends to whom sincere sympathy is extended. Her husband, Maurice, died in 2009 and her brother, Aidan died in 2013.

The Late Danny McGill:
The death took place in Letterkenny Hospital, on Friday 17th April 2015, of Danny Mc Gill, Glen Road, Glenties, (native of Ardara). His Remains were taken home later that day and to St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Sunday. Burial took place in New Graveyard, Glenties, after Requiem Mass at 3 p.m. Danny is survived by his wife, Rose, daughters, Mary, Breid, Anne-Edel and Carmel, sons, Dinny and Kevin, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, in-laws and other relatives and friends to whom sincere sympathy is extended.

Sympathy:
Sincere sympathy is extended to Brendan and Brenda Mc Geehan, Fintown, on the death of their baby daughter, Leah, which took place on Thursday 16th April 2015, just two years old; also to Leah’s grandparents, uncles, aunts and all other relatives and friends.

Cash 4 Clobber Collection:
Scoil Mhuire is having another ‘Cash 4 Clobber Collection’ on Friday 1st May. We accept bags of men’s, women’s, & children’s clothing, paired shoes, handbags, belts, bed linen, (no duvets or pillows) curtains etc. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your support with our collections in the past and we look forward to another successful collection on the 1st May. Feel free to drop your bag(s) into the school anytime prior to the collection.

First Holy Communion:
First Holy for the children of St. Riaghan’s Drimnacrosh KilkennyN.S., and Scoil Mhuire, will take place in St. Connell’s Church, Glenties, at 11.00 a.m. this Saturday 25th April.

Party for the First Holy Communion Children:
The Annual Party for The First Holy Communion Children, their families and guests, will be held in the Community Centre after the Mass. Refreshments will be served, for everyone attending. All Donations would be gratefully appreciated to help cover costs.

Glenties Community Centre:
Bingo held in Glenties Community Centre every Tuesday Night at 9 p.m. Jackpot €4900 on 45 numbers or less if not won €300 will be paid out, €100 a house, € 50 a line.
Snooker: Snooker room is open from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. all week
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 on Monday nights.

Bingo Winners:
The winners at the Bingo on Tuesday 14th April in the Community Centre, Glenties were – €15 Winners – Micheal Langan, Jamsie Melly, Georgina Mc Hugh and Marie Boyle; €25 Winners – Patsy Mc Dyre and Patricia Molloy, € 50 Winners – Reene Mulhern, Breege Roarty, Maureen Gildea, Caroline Kee, Emer O’ Donnell, Cathy Anon, Sally Mc Guigan, Peter Duffy, Cathy Anon, Pauline Mc Geehan and Adam Mc Dermott; €100 Winners – Ann Quinn, Angela Lowther, Shane Whyte, Bernie Martin, Adele Dooley, Patsy Mc Dyre, Nancy Gill and Mary Mc Gill – €300 Winner – Breid Gallagher.

Naomh Conaill GAA Club Notes 22nd April 2015

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There was no winner of this week’s GAA lotto, numbers drawn out were 10-17-22-29. The 2x€50 went to Martin Regan (snr) Mill Road and Emer O’Donnell, Mill Road. Next week’s jackpot will be €3,400.

Naomh Conaill club is holding a child protection course. Anyone that has it done pre 2010 needs to do it again and new members are also welcomed, anyone working with underage teams must have this one evening course done. Anyone wanting to put their name down is asked to contact Muriel Hegarty 087 6485725.

Congratulations to our Minor team on their victory over Naomh Columba in the Regional league final in Dungloe last with a score of 4-10 to 1-10.

Naomh Conaill u14 got off to a great start to the league over Dungloe with a score line of 3-13 to 1-3.

Naomh Conaill fixtures
U14 league division 1 Sat 25th Naomh Conaill v Killybegs in Glenties at 12 noon.
3rd team league Sat 25th Naomh Conaill v Sean Mac Cumhaill in Glenties at 7pm
Senior and Reserve Sun 26th Naomh Conaill v Kilcar in Glenties 1.30 + 3pm
U16 league division 1 Mon 27th Naomh Conaill v Naomh Naille in Glenties at 6.30pm

Naomh Conaill club new half zip tops are for sale in the Inniskeel co-op now so call in and have a look.

Good luck to Ethan, Owen and the Donegal minor team in the Ulster Minor League final.

Glenties Notes 8th April 2015

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Sympathy:
Sincere sympathy is extended to the relatives and friends of Jack McElhinney (formerly Meenahalla, Glenties), who died recently in America.

Glenties Community Centre:
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.. No snooker Tuesday’s
Tai Chi: Tai Chi on Wednesday night 8p.m. – 9.30p.m.
New CE scheme: A New CE scheme started on 22nd September 2014, Anyone willing to start contact 087 9695053 for more details. FAS criteria apply.
Bowls: Bowls on Monday night.
Children’s Drama Classes: Vanessa Mc Fadden children’s drama classes started Thursday 6th November 2014 from 5 p.m.-7 p.m.

Bingo:
The winners at the Bingo on Tuesday 31st March were -. €25 Winners – Mary Mc Devitt, Noeleen Furey, Kathleen Mc Glynn and Ownie Mc Menamin; €30 Winners – Pauline Mc Geehan and Margaret Murrey; €50 Winners – Mairead Mc Geehan, Ann Furey, Majella Boyle, Ann Furey, Rosemary Whelan, Dim Melly, David Gamble, Kathleen Boyle and Ownie Mc Menamin; €100 Winners – Margaret Ward, Evelyn White, Jimmy Quinn, Cathy Connell, James Smyth, Kathleen Gallagher, Trish Molloy, Jamsie Melly and Patsy Mc Dyre; €300 – Mickey Herron.

Glenties Notes 2nd April 2015

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Bingo:
The winners at the Bingo in the Community Centre, Glenties, on Tuesday 24th March 2015 were – €25 Winners – Lars Anderson, Maria Boyle, Margo Gallagher, Philomena Mc Callig, Mary Duffy and Mary Mc Mahon; €35 Winners – Nellie Doherty, Bridie Gallagher and Ann Mc Keown; €50 Winners – Margaret Melly, Amy Doherty, Nancy Gill, Margaret Murray, Philomena Mc Callig, Bella Mc Gill, Mary Duffy, Lily Byrne, Jamsie Melly, John Ross Molloy, Norah Mc Hugh, Denise Maguire and Nellie Maguire; €100 Winners – Patsy Mc Dyre, Paddy Gill, Lily Byrne, Mary Doherty, Cissie Meehan, Bridie Boyle and Bridget Burke; €300 Winner – Ann Buchanan.

Cake Sale:
There will be a Cake Sale in aid of the Glenties Day Centre on Good Friday 3rd April from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Day Centre. All goods are home baked. Please support.

Confirmation:
Congratulations again to the Boys and Girls who received the Sacrament of Confirmation from Rev. Bishop Philip Boyce in Glenties, on Sunday 15th March 2015. Kilkenny NS. – Eoin Sharkey; StRiaghan’s NS, Drimnacrosh – Connor Roarty; SN. – Éadan Fhionn Fhraoich (Edeninfagh NS) Cormac Ó Cuinn, Odhran Mac Callaig, Elaine Ní Chóilin, Daire Ó Dochartaigh, SN Cholmcille, Baile na Finne – Shauna Ní Bhaoill, Chloe Nic Eoin, Gráinne Ní Chuinn, Megan Nic Gaoithin, Rebecca Ní Ridir, Eibhlín Ní Bhaoill, Aoife Ní Bhaoill, Aoife Ní Mhongain. Maitiu Ó Giobúin, Marcus Mac Monagail, Cahir Mac Daibhidh, Micheal Mac Ceallabhuí and Michael Doran, Lacklea; Scoil Mhuire, Glenties – Grainne Agnew, Aoise Doherty, Emma Doherty, Karle Doherty, Elizabeth Gill, Aine Mc Nelis, Orlaith O’ Donnell, Caitlin Ward, Jack Boyle, Neil Francis Boyle, Mark Burke Melly, Mark Campbell, Aodhan Gavigan, Daniel Gildea, Aidan Gilroy, Nathan Hanlon, Robbie Mc Donnell and Adam Molloy.

The Late John Gallagher:
The death took place, at his home, on Wednesday 25th March 2015 of John Gallagher, (better known as John Pat Owen), Strasallagh, Glenties. Requiem Mass was celebrated by John’s nephew, Fr. Francis Mc Loone, assisted by Fr. Denis Quinn, nephew of John’s wife, Mary Josephine, and Fr. Gerard Cunningham in The Church of The Holy Family, Edeninfagh, Glenties on Friday and burial took place afterwards in The New Graveyard, Glenties. John is survived by his wife, Mary Josephine, one son, Pat, two daughters, Isobel and Annie, one sister, Kathleen, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, in-laws, – other relatives and friends, to whom sincere sympathy is extended. Three brothers, Dan, Cornelius and Frank and five sisters, Mary B., Maggie, Josephine, Bella and Annie T., predeceased him. John would have been 99 in June.

Easter Charity Cycle:
Tír Chonaill GAP Cycling Club will host the Annual Easter Charity Cycle and Run on Monday 6th April. Registration will take place at 10 a.m., in the Glenties Day Care Centre, with refreshments served afterwards. Proceeds in aid of the Glenties Foróige, The HubYouth Centre, and Glenties Community Playgroup. Distances are 30 k or 60 k cycle, 5 k run / walk, or Duathlon 5 k run & 30 k cycle. See Facebook for details, or contact any committee member.

Annual Good Friday Alzheimer’s Walk:
The Annual Good Friday Alzheimer’s Walk will start from The Day Centre at 11 a.m. Refreshments afterwards in The Day Centre. Donation will be greatly appreciated. Everyone is welcome.

Good Friday Family Table Quiz:
Naomh Conaill GAA club invite you to a Family Table Quiz on Good Friday 3rd April at 7.30 p.m. in the Community Centre, Glenties. Teams of 4, € 5 per person or under 16s teams of 5, € 3 per person. Tea / coffee will be served at the interval. Come along and enjoy a fun evening.

Trócaire:
Please change small coins into €2 or €1 coins or bank notes, and bring your Trócaire donation in the special Trócaire Envelope provided in your Sunday Envelope Box, dated for Holy Thursday.

Glenties Notes 27th March 2015

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First Child:
Congratulations to Laura and Ben Craig, Church, Road, Glenties on the birth recently of their first baby, a little girl (Lily).

Wedding Bells:
Congratulations to Caroline Mc Brearty, Stracastle, Glenties and Martin Gillespie, Derrydruel, Lettermacaward, who were married recently in the Church of the Holy Family, Edeninfagh, Glenties.

Good Friday Family Table Quiz:
Naomh Conaill GAA club invite you to a Family Table Quiz on Good Friday 3rd April at 7.30 p.m. in the Community Centre, Glenties. Teams of 4, € 5 per person or under 16s teams of 5, € 3 per person. Tea/coffee will be served at the interval. Come along and enjoy a fun evening.

Glenties Palm Sunday Masses:
Saturday 28th March 7.30 p.m. Sunday 29th March 8 a.m. & 11a.m. The Blessing of Palms will take place at the beginning of all the Masses

Edeninfagh Palm Sunday Mass:
Next Sunday – 29th March 12 mid-day.
The Blessing of Palms will take place at the beginning of Mass.

“Do This In Memory”
The Paris Based Preparation Programme for First Holy Communion called ~ “Do This In Memory” will continue Next Sunday ~ 29th March at 11a.m. Mass.

Easter Confessions with Visiting Priests:
Monday 30thMarch 8.00 p.m. in Glenties
Tuesday 31stMarch 8.00 p.m. in Fintown & Kilclooney
Wednesday 1stApril 8.00 p.m. in Ardara

Edeninfagh Easter Confessions:
Next Sunday ~ 29th March immediately after 12 mid-day Mass.

First Holy Communion
Children from St. Riaghan’s, Drimnacrosh N.S. Scoil Mhuire and Kilkenny N. S. will receive their First Holy Communion in St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Saturday April 25th at 11 a.m. Mass.

The Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind:
The Volunteers, who collected money for The Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind in Glenties, Fintown, and Kilclooney, would like to Thank Everyone who donated money to the cause. The Total collected was €1, 095. Thanks for all the generous donations.

Cake Sale:
There will be a Cake Sale in aid of the Glenties Day Centre on Good Friday 3rd April from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Day Centre. All goods are home baked. Please support.

Community Employment:
C.E. Participant required for Glenties Day Centre. D. S.P.Criteria applies. If interested, please contact your local D. S. P. Office ‘ 9560500.

Bingo Winners:
The winners at the Bingo in the Community Centre, Glenties on Tuesday 17th March were – €25 Winners – Paddy Gallagher and Annie Boyle, €30 Winners – Sandra Moore and Maureen Hanlon; €50 Winners – Bridie Boyle, Sandra Moore, Amanda O Connell, Sandra Moore, Annie Mc Menamin, Rosaleen Gallagher, James Smith, Breige Boyle, Maureen Hanlon, Patricia Gallagher, Claire Keeney, Patricia Gallagher, Sally Mc Hugh, Hugh Gallagher, Ann Byrne, Mary Gavigan, €100 Winners – Olivea Kelsh, Margaret Murray, Patricia Gallagher, Letitia Doherty, Sarah Mc Glynn, Edmund Brennan and Margaret Reilly; €300 – Winner – Bridie Gallagher.

Glenties Notes 18th March 2015

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Confirmation:
Congratulations to the Boys and Girls who received the Sacrament of
Confirmation in St.Connell’s Church, Glenties, on Sunday last 15th March 2015.

Bingo:
The winners at the Bingo on Tuesday 10th March in the Community Centre, Glenties were – € 25 Winners – Hugh Gallagher and Bridget Byrne; € 50 Winners – Breid Gallagher, Maria Boyle, Pauline Mc Geehan, Patricia Whyte, Dim Melly, Mrs. Gallagher, Kathleen Keeny, Caroline Kee, Jean Boyle, Cathy Connell, Caroline Kee, Nancy Dorrian, Mary Ward and Gerry Doherty, € 60 Winner – Nellie Doherty; €100 –Winners – Jimmy Quinn, Donal Brennan, Cathy Connell, Breige Roarty, Cathy Connell, Claire Keeney, Margo Gallagher, Mary Gallagher and Bella Boyle; €300 Winner – Jean Boyle.

Daffodil Day:
On Friday 27th March, Volunteers will be collecting on the Main Street, Glenties. Your support will be appreciated.

Enrolment Evening:
Little Learner’s Montessori in Glenties will be holding an Enrolment Evening on Friday 20th March from 6p.m. – 8p.m. They will be taking enrolments for the ECCE scheme (free pre-school year) for September 2015 and they will also be taking enrolments for daily sessions for Non ECCE participants. Please contact Karen and Shirley 087 342 1023 for further details. Limited spaces available.

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… No snooker Tuesday’s
Tai Chi: Tai Chi on Wednesday night 8 p.m. -9.30 p.m.
New CE scheme: A New CE scheme started on 22nd September 2014, Anyone willing to start contact 087 9695053 for more details. FAS criteria apply.
Bowls: Bowls on Monday night.
Children’s Drama Classes: Vanessa Mc Fadden children’s drama classes started Thursday 6th November 2014 from 5 p.m. -7 p.m.

Áras Sheaghán Bháin:
Bédh Oíche Ghealach le ceol, ceol uirlisí drama agus craic san Áras Sheaghán Bháin, oíche Aoine an 20ú Márta ag 8 i.n. Cuirfear tú leis an oíche le Seoladh leabhair le Mícheál Mac Giolla Easbuic, as Cill Chartha. Fálte roimh achan nduine.

An Irish Night will be held in Áras Sheaghán Bháin, Fintown, on Friday 20th March at 8 p.m. The night will begin with the launch of a book by Mícheál Mac Giolla Easbuic from Kilcar. Everyone is welcome.

Glenties Notes 11th March 2015

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Sympathy:
Sincere sympathy is extended to Margaret Gillespie, Mill Road and Eithne Mc Loone, Cleengort, Glenties, on the death recently of their nephew, Joseph Breslin, Kilcar; also to all other relatives and friends.

Change of Mass Time in Edeninfagh:
Owing to Confirmation on Sunday 15th March, Mass will be on Saturday 14th March at 8.00 p.m.

Education of Church Students:
The special envelope collection for this purpose will take place at the St. Patrick’s Day Masses (Monday evening & Tuesday morning).

Confirmation:
The Sacrament of Confirmation will be administered in St. Connell’s Church, Glenties, next Sunday 15th March at 11.00 a.m.

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.. No snooker Tuesday’s
Tai Chi: Tai Chi on Wednesday night 8 p.m. -9.30 p.m…
New CE scheme: A New CE scheme started on 22nd September 2014, Anyone willing to start contact 087 9695053 for more details. FAS criteria apply.
Bowls: Bowls on Monday night.
Children’s Drama Classes: Vanessa Mc Fadden children’s drama classes started Thursday 6th November 2014 from 5 p.m. -7 p.m.

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