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Glenties Notes on April 8th 2004

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The death took place in Letterkenny Hospital on Tuesday 30th March 2004 of Rita Gallagher, Glen Road, Glenties. Her remains were brought to the home of her niece Mary E. Gavigan later that evening and to St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Wednesday evening. Her grandnephew Fr. Adrian Gavigan and Fr. Nigel Ó Gallachóir C.C. Glenties received them. Fr. Adrian and Fr. Nigel also concelebrated Requiem Mass on Thursday morning. Readings were by Rita’s grandniece and grandnephew Aoife Mc Donnell and Columba Gavigan and her niece Teresa Mc Donnell read the Psalm. Alana and Briana Mc Donnell, Rose and Rickard Gallagher and Patricia Harkins read Prayers of the Faithful. Aaron and Aoife Gallagher and Shane Mc Donnell brought the Gifts to the Altar. All are grandnieces and grandnephews of the deceased. Music was by Sr. Immaculata on the organ. Burial took place in the New Graveyard. Rita is survived by one sister, Dolly Mc Nelis in America, nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, and sisters-in-law, other relatives and friends, to whom sincere sympathy is extended. Two brothers, Pat and Columba Gallagher, predeceased her. Rita spent 44 years in the U.S.A. and it would have been four years in May since she returned to her native land.

Sincere sympathy is extended to family, relatives and friends of Eugene Boyle, Glen Road, Glenties, whose death took place in Letterkenny Hospital on Saturday last.

The times for Services in St. Connell’s Church, Glenties during Holy Week are: Holy Thursday –Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper – 7.30p.m. This Mass will end with a Eucharistic Procession to the Altar of Repose and there will be Adoration until 12.00 midnight. Everyone is encouraged to spend some time before the Blessed Sacrament on this special evening. (Please note: there will be no Adoration during the day on Holy Thursday). Good Friday – The Celebration of the Lord’s Passion – 3.00p.m. Prayer around The Cross, in the Easter Garden in the small chapel at 9.00p.m. Holy Saturday – The Easter Vigil Mass – 9.00p.m.

Church of the Holy Family, Edeninfagh – Holy Thursday – 6.00p.m. Good Friday – 5.00p.m. Holy Saturday Easter Vigil – 11.00p.m.

Congratulations to Declan Flannery, Ardun, Glenties and his bride who were married on Saturday 20th March in Australia and are presently on holiday at home in Ardun. The Flannery family travelled to Australia for the happy occasion.

Glenties Notes on April 1st 2004

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The death took place on Saturday 13th March 2004 in the Blackrock Clinic, Dublin, of Maura Mc Bride Donegal Road, Ballyshannon. Her remains were brought to her home later that evening and to St. Patrick’s Church, Ballyshannon on Monday. Requiem Mass was concelebrated with Fr. John Mc Loone P.P. Frosses, Maura’s brother as the chief concelebrant. Burial took place in the Abbey Cemetery. She is survived by her husband, John, sons, Shaun and Brendan, daughters, Denise, Ann and Maria, brothers, Michael, Mc Loone, Narin Road, Glenties, Fr. John, Frosses, twin sister Breid Boyle, Mullaghaduff, Sr. Anne Mc Loone, Stranorlar, nieces, nephews other relatives and many friends, to whom sincere sympathy is extended. Maura was a daughter of the late Joe (Barney) and Mary Ann Mc Loone, Main St. Glenties.

Congratulations to Paddy and Bridie Doherty, Mill Road, Glenties who celebrated their 50th Wedding Anniversary recently.

Congratulations to Marion Byrne, Drimnasillagh, Glenties and John Orr, Newtownstewart, Co. Tyrone who got engaged recently.

Thirty-eight boys and girls received the Sacrament of Confirmation from Bishop Philip Boyce in St. Colmcille’s Church, Fintown on Sunday 21st March 2004. Those confirmed were: – Martina Gill, Ciarán Gill. (St. Riaghan’s N.S. Drimnacrosh) – – Dervla Nichols, Donagh O’Callaghan, David Mc Dyre, Jamie Gallagher, Marcella Furey. (Scoil Mhuire) –Emily Thompson, Phillipp Roog, Daniel Roog, Noelle O’ Donnell, Alanna Molloy, Mairead Mc Devitt, Natalie Hegarty, Gráinne Griffin, Rickard Gallagher, Philip Gallagher, Jason Gallagher, Amy Gallagher, Lauren Furey, Sean Curran, Martin Byrne, Jonathon Byrne, Barbara Boyle, Roisín Bonner, Caolan Bonner. (Fintown N.S.) – Seán Ó Luadh, Seán Ó Cuinn, Pauric Ó Baoill, Mairead Nic Gaothín, Aoife Nic Dábhaidh, Emma Ní Chnáimhsí, Aodh Mac Fhloinn, Cathal Ellis. (Kilkenny N.S.) – Joseph Quinn, John Paul Quinn, Ann Geraldine Melly, Jamie Mc Hugh.

Glenties Notes on March 25th 2004

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Congratulations to Caroline and Gary O’Donnell, Doochary on the birth recently of their second child, a baby brother for Jordan. Gary is a son of Jimmy and Mary O’ Donnell, Mullantyboyle, Glenties.

Congratulations to Claire and Columba Gavigan, Glen Road, Glenties on the birth recently of their second child, a baby brother for Charley Marie.

Congratulations to Michelle and Aaron Webber, New Jersey, U.S.A. on the birth recently of their third child, a little sister for Briana and Keelin. Michelle is a daughter of Mary and the late Gerry Melly, Tullyard Road, Glenties.

Congratulations to the boys and girls who received the Sacrament of Confirmation from Bishop Philip Boyce in St. Colmcille’s Church, Fintown on Sunday last 21st March.

Congratulations to Brendan Mc Dyer, who recently returned from climbing to the summit of Africa’s highest peak, the famous snow-capped mountain, Kilimanjaro. He reached Uhuru Peak (19,340 feet) in time for the sunrise on the morning of the 11th March 2004. Brendan is a son of Hugo and Anna Mc Dyer, Main St. Main Street, Glenties. Well done Brendan!

Glenties Notes on March 18th 2004

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The children of the Parish will receive the Sacrament of Confirmation next Sunday 21st March in St. Colmcille’s Church, Fintown at 11.00a.m.

Congratulations to Anne and Martin Breslin, Straboy, Glenties on the birth recently in Letterkenny Hospital of their third child, a baby brother for Conor and Ronan.

Sincere sympathy is extended to the relatives and friends of Maura Mc Bride, Donegal Road, Ballyshannon, formerly Mc Loone of Main St. Glenties, who died in hospital in Dublin on Saturday 13th March following a short illness.

Sincere sympathy is extended to the relatives and friends of Mary Grant, Cornass, who died suddenly at her home on Friday 12th March 2004. Mary was a native of Killybegs and was buried in Killybegs on Sunday. One sister, Anna Baskin, Cornass, niece Avril, and brother-in-law Albert survive her.

Glenties Notes on March 4th 2004

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Siobhan O’Donnell, daughter of Nora and the late Jack O’ Donnell, Ard Patrick, Glenties married Tyrone Cooper in the Church of Our Lady of Sorrows, White Plains, New York on 14th February 2004. . Tyrone is a son of Robert and Kathy Cooper, New York. Fr. Collins officiated and celebrated Nuptial Mass. Her brother, Michael gave the bride away and her friends in America, Frances, Missey, Lix, Tara, & Alexa and an Irish friend, Catriona Gallagher, who travelled to the U.S. for the occasion, attended her. Tyrone’s friend, Rodney was bestman and other friends; Wayne, Jimmy, Paul, Mark and Matt were groomsmen. Aoife Jordan, niece of the bride was a flowergirl and Shaun Haugh, nephew of the bride was a pageboy. Her brother-in-law, Tom Jordan read Prayers of the Faithful. Both mothers brought the Gifts to the Altar. The reception was held in Graziela’s and the honeymoon was spent in Mexico. Siobhan’s mother and all the family travelled from Ireland for the happy event.

Glenties Notes on February 26th 2004

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Derek Byrne and Sandra Cannon were married in St. Cartha’s Church, Kilcar on Saturday 14th February 2004. Fr. John Gallagher P.P. Kilcar assisted by Fr. Patrick Prendergast P.P. Glenties officiated and celebrated Nuptial Mass. Derek is a son of Gerry and Bried Byrne, Ard Patrick, Glenties and Sandra is a daughter of Michael and Anna Cannon, Kilcar. Her father gave the bride away and her sisters, Fiona Boyle and Joanne Cannon and her cousin; Leanne O’Donnell attended her. Pat Ward, uncle of the groom was bestman. John Boyle, brother-in-law of the bride and a friend, Kieran Hegarty were groomsmen. Odhran Byrne Gildea, nephew of the groom was pageboy. Readings were by Trina Mc Shane a friend and the groom’s sister Riaghan Byrne. Dee Lyons, friend, Deirdre Keaveney, aunt and Godmother of the groom. Damien Craig, friend and Michael Cannon, brother of the bride read Prayers of the Faithful. Both mothers brought the Gifts to the Altar. The reception was held in the Blue Haven, Kilcar and the honeymoon was spent in the Carribean.

Congratulations to Caroline Deacy, Ballina and formerly of Glen Road, Glenties and Trevor Giles (Meath County Footballer) who were married recently in Ballina. Caroline’s Dad was a Superintendent of the Garda Siochana here in Glenties for a number of years.

Congratulations to Sr. Anne Mc Loone, who was awarded one of this year’s County Council / REHAB ‘People of the Year Awards’. Sr. Anne is from Main Street, Glenties.

Congratulations to Edwina and Martin Doherty, Loughcrillan, Glenties on the birth in Letterkenny Hospital on Tuesday 17th February 2004 of their first child, a baby boy.

Sincere sympathy is extended to Connie Mc Dermott, Main Street and James Mc Dermott, Meenahalla, Glenties on the death of their brother, Paddy, which took place in London on Wednesday 18th February 2004.

Glenties Notes on February 21st 2004

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John Mc Dyre and Una Boyle were married in the Church of St. Conal and St. Joseph, Bruckless on Saturday 7th February 2004. Fr. John Mc Loone P.P. Frosses assisted by Fr. Mc Shane P.P. Bruckless officiated and celebrated Nuptial Mass. John is a son of Packie and Annie Mc Dyre, Derries, Glenties and Una is a daughter of Michael and Rose Boyle, Bruckless. Her father gave the bride away and her sister, Fiona Boyle and her friend, Sinead Furey were her bridesmaids. James Mc Dyre, brother of the groom was bestman and another brother, Conal was groomsman. Readings were by Lisa Quinn, niece of the groom and a friend, Colm Mc Nicholas. Both mothers brought the Gifts to the Altar. The reception was held in Harvey’s Point, Donegal and the honeymoon was spent in the Caribbean.

Congratulations to Derek Byrne, Ard Patrick, Glenties and Sandra Cannon, Kilcar, who were married in Kilcar on St. Valentine’s Day.

Congratulations to Siobhan O’ Donnell, New York, (formerly Ard Patrick, Glenties) and her husband Tyrone, who were also married on St. Valentine’s Day in New York.

Sincere sympathy is extended to Anne Furey, Ard Mc Gill, Glenties, on the death of her aunt, Maggie Gallagher, Glengesh, which took place recently in Killybegs Hospital.

Sincere sympathy is extended to Rosaleen Mc Nelis, Dorrian, Glenties on the death of her sister, Margaret Armstrong, which took place in Los Angeles on 7th February 2004.

60 YEARS MARRIED
Congratulations to John and Bridget Hegarty, Meenalargan, Glenties, who celebrated their 60th Wedding Anniversary on Monday 9th February.

Glenties Notes on February 12th 2004

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Eibhlin Mc Callig and Damian Monaghan were married in the Church of the Holy Family, Edeninfagh, Glenties on Saturday 7th February 2004. Fr. Nigel Ó Gallachóir assisted by Canon Patrick Marron officiated and celebrated Nuptial Mass. Eibhlin is a daughter of John and Mary Ann Mc Callig, Edeninfagh and Damian is from Fiontana, Co. Tyrone. Pat Mc Callig, brother of the bride gave her away. Her sister Mary Mc Inerney was matron of honour and her niece Karen Mc Inerney was bridesmaid. Gerard Monaghan, brother of the groom was bestman and another brother, Ted was groomsman. Readings were by Sarah Mc Inerney and Bridget Mc Carney. Catherine Monaghan and Helen Mc Inerney read Prayers of the Faithful. Both mothers brought the Gifts to the Altar. The reception was held in Jackson’s Hotel, Ballybofey.

Congratulations to John Mc Dyre, Derries and Una Boyle, Bruckless, who were married in Bruckless on Saturday last.

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.

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