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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!

Glenties on November 11th 2003

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The death took place in Dungloe Hospital on Wednesday 5th November 2003, of Maggie O’Donnell, Dr. Mc Closkey Crescent, Glenties. Her remains were brought to St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Thursday evening where Fr. Patrick Prendergast P.P. Glenties received them. Fr. Prendergast also celebrated Requiem Mass on Friday morning. Readings were by Ann Edel Ward and Bried Mc Gill, relatives of Maggie. Music was by Sr. Immaculata on the organ. Burial took place in the New Graveyard. Sincere sympathy is extended to her cousins, Rose Mc Gill, Glen Road, Ownie O’ Donnell, Aughla, Nancy Mc Grath, Meenahalla and Maggie Keeney, Tullyhoniver and all her relatives and friends. Her only sister, Annie Carr, Tullymore, Ardara predeceased her some years ago. Originally from Mully, Glenties, Maggie and her sister Annie with their parents moved to Mill Road, Glenties. Maggie remained on Mill Road until she got her new home in Dr. Mc Closkey Crescent. She has been in Hospital for a number of years. Her working life was spent in Mc Devitt’s Knitwear Factory, Glenties.

Sincere sympathy is extended to Donal Gallagher, Narin Road, Glenties, on the death of his brother, Thomas, which took place in St. Joseph’s Hospital, Stranorlar on Thursday 6th November 2003. Sympathy also to his brother Francie Gallagher, Stranorlar, with whom Tommie resided after leaving Ard MacGill, Glenties, and to all his relatives and friends. Burial took place in Stranorlar. Tommie was originally from Doobin, Glenties.

Congratulations to Brenda Doherty, who graduated recently with a B. Ed. Degree in Education from St. Patrick’s College, Drumcondra and is presently teaching in Glenswilly National School. Brenda is a daughter of Patrick Gerard and Anne Doherty, Mill Road, Glenties.

Congratulations to Julie Mc Cormack, who graduated recently from the Institute of Technology, Sligo, with a B. A. Degree in Applied Social Studies in Social Care. Julie is a daughter of Tony and Ursula (nee Keeney), Mc Cormack, Kilraine, Glenties.

Congratulations to Daniel Furey, who graduated recently from the Institute of Technology, Sligo, with a National Diploma in Business Studies in Recreation & Leisure. Daniel is a son of Patsy and Bried Furey, Ard Patrick, Glenties.

Congratulations to Fionnuala Boyle, who graduated recently from the Institute of Technology, Sligo with a National Diploma in Health Science & Physiology. Fionnuala is a daughter of Pat and Barbara Boyle, Glen Road, Glenties. Daniel and Fionnuala are studying for their degrees. The four graduates are all past pupils of St. Columba’s Comprehensive School, Glenties.

Congratulations to Christine and Liam Frize, Boston on the birth of their first child, a baby boy. Christine is a daughter of Cormac and Eileen (nee Sweeney) Gallagher, Main Street, Glenties.

Congratulations to Mary and Richard Pereton, Derries on the birth recently of their second child, a baby sister for Joshua. Mary is a daughter of Charlie and Anne Browne, Dr. Mc Closkey Crescent, Glenties.

Congratulations to Olivia Hegarty and Eamon Oates who got engaged recently. Olivia is a daughter of Christy and Una Hegarty, Mullantyboyle, Glenties. Eamon is from Sligo.

Charlie Shovlin from Kilraine, Glenties has been teaching Tai Chi for many years. He is one of the founding pioneers of Tai Chi in Ireland and is one of the first Irishmen to publish a book on the subject. He has also produced a teaching video, which is currently on sale at selected outlets around the country. Charlie now teaches this gentle art for both recreational and therapeutic use all over Co. Donegal. He is a renowned healer and people travel from all ever the county and beyond, to his Castle Healing Centre in Kilraine. The author has made every effort to describe the exercises in as simple a way as possible, with the help of photographs and diagrams, and explains the health benefits that go with each posture. A novice would find the video “Tai Chi for Everyone” a useful accompaniment to the book.

Glenties Notes on November 6th 2003

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The death took place in Harbour Lights Nursing Home on Wednesday 29th October 2003 of Kathleen Connaghan, Lacklea, Glenties. Her remains were brought to her home on Thursday and to the Church of the Holy Family, Edeninfagh on Saturday morning. Fr. Patrick Prendergast P.P. Glenties celebrated Requiem Mass. Readings and Psalm were by Kathleen’s grandchildren, Anne, Patrick and Mary Browne. Burial took place in Edeninfagh Graveyard. She is survived by her son, Jimmy, daughter, Mary Kate, grandchildren, son-in-law, Paddy Browne, brother and sister-in-law, Peter and Annie Connaghan, other relatives and friends to whom sincere sympathy is extended. Her husband, John, who died on 20th October, predeceased her by just nine days.

Mary Anne Byrne, Drimnasillagh, Glenties died after a short illness, in Killybegs Community Hospital on Thursday 30th October 2003. Her remains were brought to her son’s home on Friday and to St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Sunday morning. Fr. Patrick Prendergast celebrated Requiem Mass. Burial took place in the New Graveyard, Glenties. Mary Anne is survived by her only son Patrick, grandchildren, Peter and Marion, daughter-in-law Mary Kate, nephews, nieces other relatives and friends, to whom sincere sympathy is extended. Her husband Peter predeceased her nineteen years ago and her brothers, Con and Pat Mc Dermott and sister, Cicily Mc Dermott also predeceased her. Mary Anne celebrated her 92nd Birthday last May.

Congratulations to Aoife Mc Donnell, St. Columba’s Comprehensive School, and Glen Road, Glenties, who was the winner in the Over 15s Donegal Secondary Schools Cross Country Championships, which were held recently in Buncrana. Another medal for Aoife to put with her All Ireland Ladies Football Medal.

Congratulations also to Eoin Wade, St. Columba’s Comprehensive School, who came second in the Over 15s Donegal Secondary Schools Cross Country Championships in Buncrana.

Lucille Ward and John Kelly were married in the Church of Perpetual Succour, Glenfin on Saturday 25th October 2003. Fr. Nigel Ó Gallachóir C.C. Glenties officiated and celebrated Nuptial Mass. Lucille is a daughter of Charlie and Kathleen Ward, Buncrubog, Glenties and John is a son of Francis and the late Jack Kelly, Clones, Co. Monaghan. Her father gave the bride away and her sisters, Carina Ward and Maeve Bell, friends, Kathleen Bonar and Aimee Mc Gonnell attended her. Michael Kelly, brother of the groom was bestman. Another brother, Colin and his nephew, Dermot Mc Dermott, and the bride’s nephew Adam Langan were groomsmen. Jake Ward, nephew of the bride was pageboy. Readings were by Rose Langan, sister of the bride and Christine Mc Dermott sister of the groom. Ryan Ward, nephew of the bride, Shannon Kelly and Ciara Mc Dermott, nieces of the groom, Miriam Ward, sister of the bride, Pat and Liam Ward, brothers of the bride read Prayers of the Faithful. Both mothers brought the Gifts to the Altar. Aishling Mc Dermott, niece of the groom read a Reflection after Communion. The reception was held in Jackson’s Hotel, Ballybofey and the honeymoon was spent in the Canaries.

Congratulations to Noreen and Kieran Kelly, Derries, Glenties on the birth recently in Letterkenny Hospital, of their first child, a baby boy.

Glenties Notes on October 30th 2003

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The death took place in Letterkenny Hospital on Monday 20th October 2003 of John Connaghan Lacklea, Glenties. His remains were brought to his home later that day and to the Church of the Holy Family, Edeninfagh on Wednesday morning. Fr. Nigel Ó Gallachóir, C.C. Glenties assisted by Fr. Denis Quinn, P.P. Falcarragh and Fr. Kevin Gillespie, C.C. Fintown celebrated Requiem Mass. Readings were by Ann and Mary Brown, granddaughters of the deceased. Burial took place in Edeninfagh Graveyard. John is survived by his wife Kathleen, son, Jimmy and daughter, Mary Kate, brother, Peter, sister, Annie, grandchildren, son-in-law, nephew, other relatives and friends, to whom sincere sympathy is extended. Two brothers, Charlie and Hughie and one sister, Bridget predeceased him.

Sincere sympathy is extended to Dermot Mc Hugh, Tullyhoniver and Eileen Gallagher, The Mines, on the death of their mother Peggy Mc Hugh, Frosses, which took place in Sligo Hospital on Sunday 19th October 2003.

Sincere sympathy is extended to the relatives and friends of Dinny Mc Ginty Millside, Fintown, who died in Letterkenny Hospital on Saturday 25th October 2003 and was buried in Fintown Graveyard after Requiem Mass on Monday.

Annie Donoghue, Coothhill, Co. Cavan died on Monday 20th October 2003 and burial took place on Wednesday. Annie, nee Gallagher from Greenans, Glenties was a teacher and taught Archbishop Sean Brady at National School. Two sons and one daughter, a brother and sister, Peter Gallagher and Cassie Boyle in Scotland and another sister Mary Doherty in Ramelton survive her. Her husband Hugh, two brothers, Eddie and Danny and three sisters, Grace, Bridget and Cassie predeceased her. Sincere sympathy is extended to all her relatives and friends. Her sons, Donal and Bernard were well known Gaelic footballers and played for Cavan and for Ulster.

Congratulations to Derek Gillespie, Braade, Kincasslagh, who recently graduated from the University of Limerick with first class honours in his Bachelor of Engineering-Electronic degree. Derek is a son of Tony and Maureen Gillespie, Braade, Kincasslagh. Maureen (nee Mc Guigan) is from Ardconnell, Glenties).

Congratulations to Lucille Ward, Buncrubog, Glenties and John Kelly, Monaghan, who were married in Glenfin on Saturday last.

Glenties Notes on October 24th 2003

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Congratulations to Emer and Poggy O’ Donnell, Mill Road, Glenties on the birth recently of their fourth child, a baby sister for Ronan, Ailbhe and Mark.

Congratulations to Evelyn Ward, who recently qualified as a doctor. Evelyn is a daughter of Michael and Mary Ward, Straboy, Glenties.

The death took place on Wednesday 15th October 2003 in Killybegs Hospital of Mary Mc Hugh, (nee Toland) Dr. Mc Closkey Crescent, Glenties and formerly of Glen Road, Glenties. Her remains were brought to her home on Thursday and to St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Friday morning. Fr. Patrick Prendergast celebrated Requiem Mass. Readings were by Marie Watters and Sheila Gillespie. Music was by Sr. Immaculata on the organ. Burial took place in the New Graveyard. Mary is survived by two sisters, Bella, Ard Mc Gill, Glenties and Sarah in Mayo, two nieces in Scotland, other relatives and many friends to whom sincere sympathy is extended. Her husband John predeceased her in 1991. Three brothers, Joe, James and Danny also predeceased her.

Sincere sympathy is extended to the wife of Eugene Boyle, Ballybofey (formerly of Station Road, Glenties), who died at his home on Saturday 18th October 2003, and to his sister, Annie O’Donnell, Meenadina, Glenties, to his cousins and all his relatives and friends.

Glenties Notes on October 16th 2003

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Congratulations to Naomh Conaill Minor Team who won the county final on Sunday in Ballybofey.
There was a big crowd to greet them when they arrived back in town and they got a great reception. Well done lads. We are very proud of you.

Sincere sympathy is extended to Joe Mc Cole, Luton, England and his family on the death recently of his wife, Nuala. Sympathy also to all the relatives and friends. Joe is a son of the late Joe and Mary Mc Cole, Glen Road, Glenties.

Sincere sympathy is extended to Martin Joyce, Ard Mc Gill, Glenties on the death last week of his sister, Margaret Salmon, Galway and to all the relatives and friends.

The death took place in Letterkenny Hospital on Thursday 9th October 2003 of Bridie Molloy, Drimnacrosh, Glenties. Her remains were brought to her home later that day and to St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Saturday morning. Fr. Patrick Prendergast assisted by Fr. Adrian Gavigan celebrated Requiem Mass. Readings were by Bridie’s grandchildren, Elaine and Mike O’ Malley. Laura O’ Malley, Shane and Gerard Molloy, grandchildren, Shauna and Patrick Gallagher, grandniece and grandnephew read Prayers of the Faithful. Ken and Maureen Keeney brought the Gifts to the Altar. Music and singing was by Cliona Heena. Burial took place in the New Graveyard. Bridie is survived by three sons, Cathal, Dublin, Sean and Seamus, Drimnacrosh, one daughter, Evelyn O’ Malley, Letterkenny, one sister, Monica Kennedy, Narin Road, Glenties, three brothers, John Gallagher, Ardun, Glenties, James and Paddy, U.S.A., grandchildren, daughter-in-law, son-in-law, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends, to whom sincere sympathy is extended. Her husband, Sonny predeceased her in 1996. Two sisters, Molly and Rosie also predeceased her.

Donegal G.A.P. (Glenties, Ardara, Portnoo) Tourism are holding a Halloween Carnival on the Bank Holiday weekend 24th to 26th October. It starts off with Halloween Story Telling by Scallywags, for National School Children in the Methodist Hall in Ardara on Friday 24th October from 6.00 to 9.00 p.m. There will also be Games and Face Painting. Admission is Free. On Saturday 25th there will be a Fireworks Extravaganza for all the family on Narin Beach at 9.00p.m. Again admission is Free. Then on Sunday 26th the Annual Halloween Fancy Dress Ball, the event you have all been waiting for, will take place in the Limelight, Glenties at 10.00p.m. for the over 18s and all ages upwards.

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