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Glenties Notes on January 29th 2004

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Congratulations to the following who graduated last week from Letterkenny Institute of Technology:

Gavin Bonner, son of Eddie and Anne Bonner, Ardconnell, Glenties, who graduated with a National Diploma in Computing
Pauline Doherty, daughter of Patrick G. and Anne Doherty, Meenahalla, Glenties, who graduated with a National Diploma in Business Studies European Languages & Business
Sandra Keeney, daughter of James and Claire Keeney, Kilraine, Glenties, who graduated with a National Diploma in General Nursing
Carol Gallagher, daughter of Phil and Nora Gallagher, Buncrubog, Glenties, who graduated with a National Diploma in Psychiatric Nursing
Declan Mc Hugh, son of James and Margaret Mc Hugh, Drimnacrosh, Glenties, who graduated with a National Certificate in Legal Studies
Martin Bonner, son of Martin and Mary Bonner, Drimnasillagh, Glenties, who graduated with a National Diploma in Electronic Engineering
Dermot Campbell, son of Condy and Kathleen Campbell, Lacklea, Glenties, who graduated with a National Diploma in Electronic Engineering
Donal Ward, son of John and Kitty Ward, Meenavale, Glenties, who graduated with a National Diploma in Electronic Engineering
Gerard and Joseph Gildea, sons of Gerry and Sarah Gildea, Straboy, Glenties, who graduated with National Certificates in Electronic Engineering
Dominic Devenney, son of Nora and the late Peter Devenney, Meenahalla, Glenties, who graduated with a National Diploma in Computing
Barbara Boyle, Glen Road, Glenties who graduated with a Graduate Diploma in Primary School Language Teaching with French
Bríd Furey, Ard Patrick, Glenties, who graduated with a Graduate Diploma in Primary School Language Teaching with French
Patsy Furey, Ard Patrick, Glenties, who graduated with a National Certificate in Computing Information Technology Support.

Glenties Notes on January 22nd 2004

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Sincere sympathy is extended to Fiona Mc Dwyer, Station Road, Glenties, on the death of her aunt, Bridie Carey, which took place recently in Buncrana.

Sincere sympathy is extended to the relatives of John Mc Ghee, Glenleighan, Fintown, who died recently.

Sincere sympathy is extended to Ann Doherty, Meenahalla on the death of her aunt, Maggie Hanlon, Meenmore, Dungloe, which took place recently.

Sincere sympathy is extended to the family of Katty Miliffe who died in Castlebar on Friday 16th January 2004. Sympathy also to her brother Mick and sister Joan and to all her relatives and friends. Katty was the second daughter of Willie O’Donnell, owner of O’Donnell’s Hotel, Glenties. After the family sold the hotel the name was changed to the Highlands Hotel.

Glenties Notes on January 15th 2004

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The death took place in Letterkenny Hospital on Thursday 1st January 2004 of Bridget Gallagher, Meenahalla, Glenties. Her remains were brought to her home on Friday and to St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Sunday. Fr. Patrick Prendergast P.P. Glenties celebrated Requiem Mass. Readings and Prayers of the Faithful were by Bridget’s grandchildren, Kevin and Amy Gallagher and J.J. Maloney. Burial took place in the New Graveyard. Bridget is survived by her husband, John, daughters, Mary and Bernadette, sons, Neilie and John, brother, Packie Brennan, grandchildren, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, other relatives and friends to whom sincere sympathy is extended.

The death took place at the home of his daughter Bried Stafford in Monasterevin, Co. Kildare, of Johnny Given, Mill Road, Glenties on Saturday 3rd January 2004. His remains were brought to his home later that evening and to St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Monday. Fr. Patrick Prendergast P. P. Glenties assisted by Fr. Kevin Gillespie C.C. Fintown celebrated Requiem Mass. Readings were by Johnny’s daughter, Mairead Corry and a grandson, Ciaran Stafford. Conor Stafford, Melissa Wynne, Shaun Dooley and Shane Given, read Prayers of the Faithful. Aoife Dooley, Daragh and Mairead Stafford, Cillian Corry and Aidan Given brought the Gifts to the Altar. All are Johnny’s grandchildren. Music and singing was by Sr. Rosaleen, Denise Boyle and Amanda Mc Guigan. Burial took place in the New Graveyard. Johnny is survived by daughters, Bried, Sheila, Mairead and Rosaleen, sons, Seamus and Sean, sister, Bernadette Mc Kelvey, grandchildren, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends, to whom sincere sympathy is extended. Johnny’s wife Rita died in 1991. His brother, Tom and sister, Rosha died last year. His sisters, Annie, Mary, Margaret and Bridie, and brother, Phil also predeceased him.

The Sacrament of Confirmation for the Parish of Iniskeel will be administered in St. Colmcille’s Church, Fintown, on Sunday 21st March 2004 at 11.00a.m.

The First Holy Communion Mass for the children of St. Riaghan’s, Drimnacrosh, and Scoil Mhuire, Glenties, will be celebrated in St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Saturday 15th May at 11.00a.m.

Glenties Notes on January 8th 2004

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Congratulations to Helen Mc Nelis and Malachy Gallagher, Ardara, who got engaged recently. Helen is a daughter of Conal and Margaret (Spillane) Mc Nelis, Ard Patrick, Glenties. Malachy’s mother is from Glenties (Josie Mc Elhinney, Meenahalla).

Joseph and Caroline Bonner were married in St. Conal’s Church, Doochary on Saturday 27th December 2003. Fr. Keating officiated and celebrated Nuptial Mass. Joseph is a son of Joe and Marie Bonner, Buncrubog, Glenties and Caroline is a daughter of Michael and Mary Bonner, Doochary. Her father gave the bride away and her sister, Christine and the groom’s sister, Helena were bridesmaids. The groom’s brother, Rory was bestman and a friend, Brian Gallagher was groomsman. Mary Rose and Anthony Gallagher were flowergirl and pageboy. Marie and Caroline Bonner, mother and sister of the groom brought the Gifts to the Altar. Music and singing was by Sr. Helen, Sr. Rosaleen, Pat O Donnell and Denise Boyle. The reception was held in the Lake House Hotel, Clooney, Portnoo and the honeymoon was spent in Boston.

Congratulations to Anthony Briody, who recently graduated from the University of Limerick with an MBS in Human Resource Management. Anthony is a son of Liam and Sylvia Briody, The Rock, Glenties.

Joe Coyle, Tangavane, Glenties, died at his home on Friday 12th December 2003. His remains were brought to the Church of the Holy Family, Edeninfagh on Sunday 14th. Fr. Nigel Ó Gallachóir C.C. Glenties assisted by Fr. Kevin Gillespie, C.C. Fintown concelebrated Requiem Mass. Readings were by daughter, Breege Coyle and granddaughter, Caroline Moy. Breda Moy, Fiona and Roisin Mc Daid and Sharon Molloy, grandchildren of the deceased, read Prayers of the Faithful. Burial took place in Edeninfagh Graveyard. Joe is survived by his wife, Mamie, daughters, Mary, Kitty, Anne, Breege, Margaret, Rosie, Winnie and Eileen, sons, Joe, John, Jimmy and Paddy, brother, Eddie and sisters, Kitty Mc Guigan and Mary Turley, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends to whom sincere sympathy is extended.

Sincere sympathy is extended to the relatives and friends of Bridget Gallagher, Meenahalla, Glenties, who died in Letterkenny Hospital on Thursday 1st January 2004.

Sincere sympathy is extended to the relatives and friends of Johnny Given, Mill Road, Glenties who died on Saturday 3rd January 2004.

Sincere sympathy is extended to Margo Gallagher, The Rock, Glenties on the death recently of her uncle, Thomas Stewart, Curraghamone, Ballybofey.

Glenties Notes on January 1st 2004

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The annual Senior Citizens Party, which was held in the Highlands Hotel, Glenties on Friday 5thDecember was as always a very enjoyable occasion. Thanks to all who work so hard to make it such a success. Thanks to Fr. Prendergast who celebrated Mass and gave the Blessing of the Sick to all present. As usual the food was delicious, the music was great and all the guests got a gift from Santa who arrived with the Lord Mayor after the Christmas Lights were turned on outside.

Our thanks are due to the Glenties Traders Association and all the workers who put up the Christmas Lights and also to the Fire Brigade who erected the Crib at the Bridge. Thanks to the Lord Mayor, Thomas Mc Dyre who switched on the Lights and to Santa who gave gifts to the children and also to the musicians who entertained the crowd.

The death took place at his home on Sunday 14th December 2003 of Francie Houston, The Rock, Glenties. His remains were brought to St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Tuesday. Fr. Pat Prendergast P.P. Glenties assisted by Fr. John Mc Loone P.P. Frosses, Fr. Joseph Briody, C.C. Creeslough, Fr. Adrian Gavigan Chaplin, Letterkenny Hospital, Fr.Vincent Lawless, Gurteen and Fr. Kieran Blake, Athenry celebrated Requiem Mass. Readings were by Francie’s son and daughter, Sean Houston and Rosaleen Devally. His grandchildren, Kevin Cunningham, Niamh Corduff, Olga Houston Waite, Ester Devally, Shaun Sutton and Alan Devally read Prayers of the Faithful. Music was by the Glenties choir accompanied by Sr. Immaculata on the organ. Soloists were Nora Gallagher and Margaret Flannagan. The instrumentalist was Matt Cunningham. Cuana Kerr played the tin whistle at the graveside. Burial took place in the New Graveyard. Francie is survived by his wife, Josie, daughters, Mary Cunningham, Kathleen Corduff, Josephine Sutton, Rosaleen Devally and Brideen Keeney, sons, Sean and Francis, sister, Gracie Gildea, grandchildren, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends, to whom sincere sympathy is extended. Two sisters, Nan Brennan and Mary B. Houston and a baby son, Tom predeceased Francie.

Sincere sympathy is extended to Nan Gallagher on the death of her sister, Meg Cunningham, Letterkenny (nee Breslin, Ardara), which took place on Sunday 21st December 2003; also to Meg’s husband, family, relatives and friends.

Sincere sympathy is extended to Cormac Gallagher, Main St. Glenties on the death of his brother, which took place recently in America.

Sincere sympathy is extended to Garda Tommy Boyle on the death of his aunt, Bridget Byrne (nee Boyle, Loughfad), which took place on Sunday 21st December 2003, in Harbour Lights Nursing Home, Bruckless. Burial took place in Kilclooney Graveyard on Tuesday.

Congratulations to Breda Mc Nulty, who recently passed her final admitting examinations to the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland. Breda is the only daughter of Hughie and Anne Mc Nulty, Ardnableask, Donegal. Her mother was formerly Anne Boyle, The Cottages, Glen Road, Glenties

Glenties Notes on December 18th 2003

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Congratulations to the Glenties Comprehensive School Ladies Under-16 GAA team who recently won the County Final in Donegal Town.

The death took place at his home on Saturday 6th December 2003 of John Gallagher, Ardun, Glenties. His remains were brought to St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Monday 8th. Fr. Nigel Ó Gallachóir assisted by Fr. Adrian Gavigan celebrated Requiem Mass. Readings were by John Mc Loone and Helen Flannery. Laura O’Malley, Shane and Gerard Molloy, Shauna and Patrick Gallagher, grandnieces and grandnephews of John read Prayers of the Faithful. The Gifts were brought to the Altar by John’s nephews, Joe Gallagher and Peter Kennedy. Music and singing was by Cliona Heena. Burial took place in the New Graveyard. John is survived by one sister, Monica Kennedy, Narin Road, Glenties and two brothers Paddy and James U.S.A. nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends, to whom sincere sympathy is extended. He was predeceased by three sisters, Bridie on the 9th October last and also Molly and Rosie.

Sincere sympathy is extended to the relatives and friends of Tony Mc Ginley, Largnalarkin, who died on Monday 1st December 2003 and was buried in Fintown Graveyard on Wednesday after Requiem Mass in St. Colmcille’s Church

Sincere sympathy is extended to Noel Conefry, Mill Road, Glenties on the death of his brother Walter Conefry, Drogheda, which took place in Drogheda on Sunday 7th December 2003.

Sincere sympathy is extended to John Mc Cool, Ard Mc Gill, Glenties on the death of his uncle Fr. Colm Mulligan, which took place recently in Texas.

Sincere sympathy is extended to Paddy Hanlon and Annie Barrett, Maas, Glenties on the recent deaths of their brother and sister, Eddie Hanlon, Lettermacaward and Eileen Smith, Convoy.

Sincere sympathy is extended to Brendan and Patsy Gallagher, Ardconnell and Barney O’ Haire, Derries, Glenties on the death of their uncle, Peter Mc Gill, Laconnell, Ardara, which took place recently in Killybegs Community Hospital.

Sincere sympathy is extended to the relatives and friends of Frank Moran, Bundoran and formerly of Westport, Co. Mayo, who died recently in Sligo Hospital. Frank served as a Garda in Clogher and as a Sergeant in Glenties for a short time in the early 1950s.

Sincere sympathy is extended to the relatives and friends of Joe Coyle, Edeninfagh, Glenties, who died on Friday 12th December 2003.

Sincere sympathy is extended to the relatives and friends of Mary Cannon, Letterkenny, (formerly Campbell, Silverhill, Glenties) who died last week in Letterkenny.

Sincere sympathy is extended to Pat Kennedy, Gortnasillagh, Glenties on the death of his sister Mary O’Donnell, Dungloe, which took place last week.

Sincere sympathy is extended to relatives and friends of Francie Houston, The Rock, Glenties who died on Sunday last.

Glenties Notes on December 11th 2003

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Sincere sympathy is extended to the relatives and friends of Tony McGinley, Largnalarkin, who died on Monday 1st December 2003 and was buried in Fintown graveyard on Wednesday after Requiem Mass in St. Colmcille’s Church.

Sincere sympathy is extended to the relatives and friends of John Gallagher, Ardun, Glenties who died on Saturday 6th December 2003.

Donegal will play the Rest of Ireland in a Charity Match in aid of “Romanian Orphanage Appeal” in Naomh Chonaill Club Grounds on Saturday 20th December and the game will be followed by a fund-raising dance. This is a once-off charity event and we appeal to all to assist this worthy cause. Support by businesses in the form of sponsorship would be much appreciated. For further details please contact Jim McGuinness at +353 87 1230820

Glenties Notes on December 4th 2003

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Congratulations to Danny and Rose McGill, Glen Road, Glenties, who celebrated their 50th Wedding Anniversary last week.

John Glynn and Bridget Cunningham were married in the Church of St. Giles, Prague on Saturday 22nd November 2003. John is a son of Michael and Rosemary Glynn, Stranaglough, Glenties and Bridget is a daughter of Pat and Anne Cunningham, Co. Kilkenny. Kristian Glynn, brother of the groom was bestman and Claire Hotchin, friend of the bride was bridesmaid. The honeymoon was spent in Scotland.

Congratulations to Ronan Cranley who graduated recently from Dublin Institute of Technology with a B. Sc. Hons. Degree in Computer Science. Ronan is a son of Tim and Anne Cranley, Mill Road, Glenties.

Sincere sympathy is extended to the relatives and friends of Nora Mc Glynn, Ballinamore, Fintown who died in St. Joseph’s Hospital, Stranorlar on Friday 28th November 2003. Requiem Mass was celebrated in St. Colmcille’s Church, Fintown on Monday and burial took place afterwards in the adjoining Graveyard.

Glenties Notes on November 27th 2003

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Congratulations to Rosaleen and Mark Mc Devitt, The Rock, Glenties on the birth recently of their fourth child, a baby sister for Shane, Danielle and Emily Rose.

Sincere sympathy is extended to Bried Furey, Ard Patrick, Glenties, on the death of her aunt, Noreen Doherty, which took place recently in Dungloe Hospital.

Sincere sympathy is extended to Lucia Becht, Meenahalla, Glenties, on the death of her father, which took place recently in Germany.

Sincere sympathy is extended to Margo Gallagher, The Rock, Glenties, on the death of her father, Joseph Stewart, Curraghmone, Ballybofey, which took place in Letterkenny Hospital last week.

Glenties Notes on November 20th 2003

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New Arrival
Congratulations to Alice and James Brennan, Stranaglough, Glenties, on the birth of their second child, a baby brother for Niamh.

Ceili
Club Ceili Na Gleanta are holding a Ceili in the Community Centre, Glenties next Sunday 23rd November. Music by Art McNally Trio. Admission is €5 including supper. Dancing is from 9:00p.m. until 12 midnight. Proceeds to the Senior Citizens Christmas Party.

Fireman’s Dance
The annual Fireman’s Dance takes place in the Highlands Hotel, Glenties on Friday 28th November Music by F.M. Sound. Dancing is from 11:00p.m. – 2:00a.m. Spot Prizes galore!

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