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Glenties Notes on August 9th 2003

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The death took place in Letterkenny Hospital on Friday 25th July 2003 of Jim Harkin, Stranaglough and formerly of Strasallagh, Glenties. His remains were brought to his home on Saturday and to St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Monday morning. Fr. Patrick Prendergast, Fr. Eddie Gallagher and Canon Leo Moore concelebrated Requiem Mass. Readings and Psalm were read by Jim’s grandchildren, Terence and Michael Gillavan and Michelle Sharman. Music was by Sr. Immaculata on the organ. Burial took place in the New Graveyard. Jim is survived by his wife, Nan, daughters, Mary, Rose and Barbara, sons, John, Patsy, Tommy and Gerry, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends, to whom sincere sympathy is extended. He was predeceased by three daughters, Kathleen, Annie and Ita and one son, James, four sisters, Annie, Bridget, Bella and Kathleen and was the last surviving member of the family of James and Mary Harkin, Strasallagh, Glenties.

Sincere sympathy is extended to the relatives and friends of Kitty Ward, Tievedeevan, Fintown who died in Letterkenny Hospital on Tuesday 29th July 2003. Her remains were brought to her home later that day and burial took place on Thursday after Requiem Mass in St. Colmcille’s Church, Fintown.

Sincere sympathy is extended to the relatives and friends of Seamus Mc Dermott, formerly of Edeninfagh, Glenties who died in Toronto, Canada last week. His remains are due home this week.

Sincere sympathy is extended to Bella Mc Gill, Ard Mc Gill, Glenties on the death of her sister, Bried Commiskey, which took place in Monaghan on Saturday last.

Mass will be celebrated in Edeninfagh Graveyard next Sunday 10th August at 3.00p.m.

Mass will be celebrated in the Old Graveyard on the Glen Road next Monday evening 11th August at 7.00p.m.

Glenties Notes on August 1st 2003

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Congratulations to Margaret and John Mc Geehan, Derries on the birth recently of their third child, a baby brother for Sinead and Claire.

We were blessed again this year with a beautiful afternoon for our Graveyard Mass in Glenties last Sunday. As usual the attendance was very big. Mass was concelebrated by Fr. Patrick Prendergast, Glenties, Fr. John Mc Loone, Frosses, Fr. Denis Quinn, Falcarragh, Fr. Adrian Gavigan, Donegal and Fr. Kevin Gillespie, Fintown. The Rosary was recited during the blessing of the graves.

Sincere sympathy is extended to the wife and family of Jim Harkin, Stranaglough, who died in Letterkenny Hospital on Friday last 25th July.

Glenties Notes on July 27th 2003

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The death took place on Monday 14th July 2003 in St. Joseph’s Hospital, Stranorlar of Nan O’Donnell, formerly of Cloughercor, Doochary. Monsignor Dan Mc Dyre officiated at the service in St. Joseph’s before the remains were brought to St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Tuesday evening, where they were received by Fr. Nigel Ó Gallachóir C.C Glenties. Requiem Mass was concelebrated by Fr. Ó Gallachóir and Canon Leo Moore on Wednesday at 12 noon. Readings were by Nan’s nieces Bried Byrne and Ann O’Donnell. Music was by Sr. Immaculata on the organ and singing was by Nan’s nephew Cornelius Ward. Burial took place in the New Graveyard. Nan is survived by one brother, Paddy O’Donnell Ardconnell and one sister, Bridget Mc Glinchey, Main St. Glenties, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends, to whom sincere sympathy is extended. Her sister Maureen Ward predeceased her in July 1990.

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.

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