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Glenties Notes on July 17th 2003

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On Saturday 5th July 2003 Niall Gallagher and Sharon Callaghan were married in the Church of Our Lady of Perpetual Succour, Glenfin. Fr. Hugh Sweeney assisted by Fr. Patrick Prendergast officiated and celebrated Nuptial Mass. Niall is a son of Cormac and Eileen Gallagher, Main St. Glenties and Sharon is a daughter of Sean and Frances Callaghan, Glenfin. Her father gave the bride away and her sisters, Patricia, Nuala, Mary and Caroline were her bridesmaids. The groom’s brother, Lawrence was bestman. John Paul Gallagher, brother of the groom and two friends, Martin Joyce and Damien Craig were groomsmen. Ciara Mc Daid was a flowergirl and Stephen Callaghan was a pageboy. Readings were by Jolene Mc Elhinney, cousin of the bride and Elaine Gallagher, sister of the groom. Helena Callaghan, Martin Bonner, Michelle Mc Daid and Philip Gallagher read Prayers of the Faithful. The mothers of the bride and groom brought the Gifts to the Altar. The reception was held in the Highlands Hotel, Glenties and the honeymoon was spent in the Canaries.

Sincere sympathy is extended to Mary, Jimmy and Patrick Campbell, Main St. Glenties on the death of their aunt, Ellen Campbell, which took place recently in England and to all the relatives and friends.

Mass will be celebrated in the New Graveyard, Glenties on Sunday 27th July at 3.00p.m. and in Edeninfagh Graveyard on Sunday 10th August at 3.00p.m.

Glenties Notes on July 10th 2003

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Congratulations to Niall Gallagher, Main Street, Glenties and Sharon Callaghan, Glenfin who were married in Glenfin on Saturday last.

Congratulations to Charlie Boyle, Glen Road, Glenties and Katie Greenwood, Mullinamina, Glenties who got engaged recently.

Sincere sympathy is extended to the relatives and friends of Hugh Moy, Ballinamore, Fintown, who was buried in Fintown on Saturday 5th July 2003.

Glenties Notes on July 4th 2003

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Birthday greetings are extended to Marjie (Boyle) Jordan of Minneapolis, Minnesota (USA) on the occasion of her 80th birthday. Paddy Joe Boyle of Letterilly and the late Charlie Boyle of Ard Conal were cousins of Marjie’s late father Charles Boyle. Marjie’s grandparents Charles and Hannah emigrated to the US in the late 1800′s from Lough Fad.
Marjie’s birthday will be celebrated at a reunion in Minneapolis July 25-27 with three generations of family members coming from six different states.

Glenties Notes on June 27th 2003

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The death took place in Killybegs Hospital on Tuesday 17th June 2003 of Michael Gallagher, (better known as Mickey Jimmy), Meenahalla, Glenties. His remains were brought home that evening and to St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Thursday morning. Fr. Patrick Prendergast P.P. and Canon Leo Moore concelebrated Requiem Mass. Burial took place afterwards in the New Graveyard. Mickey is survived by his wife Lily, niece Mary Boyle, other relatives and friends to whom sincere sympathy is extended. Four brothers, Paddy, Jim, Thady and Charlie and two sisters, Mary and Annie predeceased him. Mickey would have been 99 years in August and was the oldest person in the parish.

Congratulations to Chuchar Boyle and Nuala Hetzler, who were married in St. Mary’s Church, Rochester, New York on Saturday 21st June 2003. Cruchar is a son of Kathleen and the late John Boyle, Shallogans, Glenties.

Congratulations to Mary and Mike Gill, Boston on the birth recently of their first child, a baby girl. . Mary is a daughter of Martin and Julia Molloy, Buncrubog, Glenties. The proud parents brought the baby home to be christened in the Church of the Holy Family, Edeninfagh.

Congratulations to Fionnuala Mc Dyer, who graduated recently with a BA Degree in Human Genetics from Trinity College, Dublin. Fionnuala is a daughter of Enda and Angela Mc Dyer, Maas, Glenties.

Mass will be celebrated in the New Graveyard, Glenties on Sunday 27th July at 3.00p.m. and in Edeninfagh Graveyard on Sunday 10th August at 3.00p.m.

Glenties Notes on June 19th 2003

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County team manager, Sean Mc Eniff performed the official opening of the New Clubhouse and official naming of ‘Davy Brennan Memorial Park’ in Glenties on Sunday last. Fr. Patrick Prendergast P.P. Glenties assisted by Fr. Kevin Gillespie; Fintown then blessed the building. There was a big crowd for the occasion. Ardara and Naomh Conaill reserve teams played the 2nd Leg of the Championship before the opening and the senior teams played their Championship game afterwards. Sadly the home teams were beaten in both games.

Congratulations to Mary Mc Loone, Cleengort, and Sharon Foley, Lifford, (her mother Mary is from Glenties) on their outstanding performances at the Ulster/Northern Ireland Senior Track and Field Championships in Belfast recently

Glenties Notes on June 13th 2003

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Sincere sympathy is extended to the following who have been bereaved recently; Kathleen Gallagher, Main St. Glenties on the death of her brother, John Peyton in America, Adrian Webster, Edeninfagh, Glenties on the death of his brother, Raymond in Preston, England on Tuesday 3rd June 2003, Denis Tynan, Tullyard Road, Glenties on the death of his sister, Sheila Craddock in Thurles on 28th May 2003, Peter Gavigan, Straoughter, Glenties on the death of his uncle, Con O’Donnell, Ardara, Mary Mc Dermott, Meenagrubby, Glenties on the death of her sister, Margaret Gallagher, Churchill.

Congratulation to Caroline and John Quinn, Mully, Glenties on the birth recently of their first child, a baby boy.

Congratulations to Gina and Aidan O’ Donnell, Gortnasillagh, Glenties on the birth recently of their first child, a baby girl.

Congratulations to Maureen and Daniel Kennedy, Letterilly, Glenties on the birth recently of their first child, a baby boy.

Congratulations to the boys and girls who received their First Holy Communion on Saturday 7th June in St. Connell’s Church, Glenties; Michael Breslin, Christopher Byrne, Laoise Ward, Lauren Gallagher, Nicola Gallagher, Mark Molloy, Ciaran Curran, Oonagh Molloy, David Mc Kelvey, Rachel Mc Nelis, Colleen O’Donnell, Stephen Molloy, Niamh Boyle, Declan Boyle, Patrick Byrne, Eoin Boyle, Brian Mc Loone, Donna Kennedy, Ciaran Thompson and Paula Boyle.

Glenties Notes on June 6th 2003

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On Friday 30th May 2003 Nicola Hegarty and John Cruise were married in St. Connell’s Church, Glenties. Fr. Patrick Prendergast assisted by Fr. Adrian Gavigan celebrated Nuptial Mass. Nicola is a daughter of John and Paula Hegarty, Ard Patrick, Glenties and John is a son of Jimmy and Maureen Cruise, Delvin, Co. Westmeath. Her father gave the bride away and her sisters, Caroline, Angeline, Stephanie and Natalie were her bridesmaids. William Cruise, brother of the groom was bestman and another brother, Brendan, his cousin, Edward Curran and a friend, Tony Mullen were groomsmen. Goddaughter of the groom, Rebecca Curran was flowergirl and James Gildea, cousin of the bride, was pageboy. Readings were by Hayley Ford, sister of the groom and Dermot Hegarty, brother of the bride. Muriel Hegarty, cousin of the bride, Paul Hegarty, brother of the bride, Martin Ford, brother-in-law of the groom Patricia Hegarty, sister-in-law of the bride, friends, Fergus Sheerin, and Paddy Doyle read Prayers of the Faithful. Mothers of the bride and groom brought the Gifts to the Altar. The reception was held in the Highlands Hotel, Glenties and the honeymoon is being spent in Portugal.

Congratulations to Laura and Andy Mc Grath, Fermoy, Co. Cork on the birth on Sunday 25th May 2003 of their second child, a baby brother for Christopher. Laura is a daughter of Tim and Ann Cranley, Mill Road, Glenties.

Congratulations to Imelda and Brendan Doherty, Narin Road, Glenties on the birth recently of their second child, a baby sister for Cian.

Congratulations to fourth year students Fionnuala Gallagher, Roisin-Ana Mc Carthy and Joseph Shovlin from St. Columba’s Comprehensive School and their team coach Mary Regan on winning the Radio Na Gaeltachta All-Ireland Quiz Final recently.

The death took place in Letterkenny Hospital, on Monday 26th May 2003 of Francie Mc Loone, Dr. Mc Closkey Crescent, Glenties. His remains were brought to his home on Tuesday and to St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Thursday morning. Fr. Nigel Ó Gallachóir celebrated Requiem Mass. Readings were by Francie’s niece, Rosemary and his daughter Kate. Bried Murphy, a cousin of the deceased read Prayers of the Faithful. Music was by Sr. Immaculata on the organ and singing was by Dean, a cousin of the family. Burial took place in the New Graveyard. Francie is survived by his wife, Mary, sons, Kevin, Gerry, Martin and J.P. daughters, Kate and Rosemary, sister Mary Doherty, nieces, nephews other relatives and friends, to whom sincere sympathy is extended.

Glenties Notes on May 30th 2003

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Congratulations to Ann Marie and Pauric Brennan, Ardara on the birth recently in Letterkenny Hospital, of their third child, a little sister for Oisin and Lorcan. Ann Marie is a daughter of Leo and Annette Mc Loone, Main St. Glenties.

Congratulations and best wishes for many more healthy and happy years to Andy Doherty, The Rock and formerly of The Wood, Glenties who celebrated his 90th Birthday recently.

Sincere sympathy is extended to the wife, family, relatives and friends of Francie Mc Loone, Dr. Mc Closkey Crescent, Glenties who died on Monday 26th May 2003 in Letterkenny Hospital.

Glenties Notes on May 22nd 2003

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The death took place in Birr, Co. Offaly on Wednesday 14th May 2003 of Eileen Loftus, formerly Mc Loone, Lugnagillew, Glenties. Her husband and two daughters survive her. Six brothers, John, Lugnagillew, Pat, Cleengort, Hugh, Donegal Town, James, Galway, Donal, Monaghan, Fr. Francis, Letterkenny and one sister, Nabla Mc Carthy, Galway also survive her. Sincere sympathy is extended to them and to her uncles, Frank Gallagher, Main Street, John Gallagher, Strasallagh, aunts, Kathleen Boyle, Shallogans, Glenties, Annie T. Dunleavy, Ballybofey, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Sincere sympathy is extended to the parents, grandparents, sisters, brothers, aunts, uncles, other relatives and friends of Amanda Molloy, daughter of Pat and Ann Molloy, Kingarrow, Fintown, who died on Friday 16th May 2003.

Sincere sympathy is extended to Una Boyle, Ard Patrick, Joan Mc Nelis, Derries and Gerry Byrne, Ard Patrick, Glenties on the death of their aunt, Annie Wall, formerly Byrne, Upper Kilraine, who died recently in Australia; also to her sister-in-law, Teresa Byrne, Kilraine and to all her relatives and friends.

Congratulations to the group of 4th year students who got through to the finals of the “Form & Fusion Design Awards” in Millstreet, Co. Cork last weekend. Their costume (made of recycled materials) was one of the 32 finalists out of 1500 entries, and the only Donegal entry to reach the finals. Many of their teachers, fellow students and families travelled to Cork to support them.

Congratulations and best wishes for many more healthy and happy years to Mary Gallagher, (nee Morrow) Letterilly, Glenties, who celebrated her 90th Birthday last week.

Glenties Notes on May 15th 2003

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The marriage of Margaret Mc Gill and Brian Gildea took place in St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Saturday 3rd May 2003. Fr. Patrick Prendergast officiated and celebrated Nuptial Mass. Margaret is a daughter of Jimmy and Bella Mc Gill, Ard Mc Gill, Glenties and Brian is a son of Tony and Kathleen Gildea, London (both natives of Glenties). Her father gave the bride away and her sister, Carol Mc Gill, cousin, Carol Gibbons and friends Michelle Mc Glynn and Grainne Boyle attended her. The groom’s twin brother, Roger was bestman. His cousin Kevin Brannigan, the bride’s brother, Patrick and a friend, Paul Lynch were groomsmen. Molly and Ruarí Gildea, the groom’s niece and nephew, were flowergirl and pageboy. Readings were by Paul Gildea and Karen Deen brother and sister of the groom. Margaret Lee, Veronica Laughlin, Elaine Gallagher, Christopher Brannigan and Brian Mc Guigan read Prayers of the Faithful. Both mothers brought the Gifts to the Altar. The reception was held in the Highlands Hotel, Glenties.

Congratulations to Angeline and John Ashworth, Shankill, Dublin on the birth on Sunday 4th May, of their second child, a baby sister for Sean. Angeline is a daughter of Noel and Bridie Conefry, Mill Road, Glenties.

Sincere sympathy is extended to Rose Mc Swiggan, Gortnasillagh, Glenties on the death of her mother, Annie O’Donnell, Kilmacrennan, which took place on the 30th March 2003. Mrs. O’ Donnell spent a number of years in Gortnasillagh with Rose and her family.

Sincere sympathy is extended to Denise Boyle, Meenahalla, Glenties on the death of her mother, Mary Brennan, Ardara which took place on Wednesday 4th May 2003; also to her husband, Frankie and to all the family, relatives and friends.

Sincere sympathy is extended to Johnny Given, Mill Road, Glenties and Bernadette Mc Kelvey, Beaghmore, Fintown on the death of their brother, Tom Given, London, which took place on Saturday 10th May 2003; also to his wife, Sally (nee Keeney) and family and all his nephews, nieces, other relatives and friends.

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