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Glenties Notes 13th March 2014

New Arrival:
Congratulations to Stephanie and Joseph Brennan, Main St. Glenties on the birth on Saturday 8th March 2014 of their baby girl, a little sister for Ryan.

Sincere sympathy is extended to Sean Mc Nelis, Derries, Glenties on the death last week of his sister, Nellie Mc Nelis, Kilclooney, Portnoo; also to her nieces and nephews and all her relatives and friends.

The winners at the Bingo in the Community Centre, Glenties on Tuesday 4th March 2014 were – €25 Winners – Breege Roarty, Mary Gallagher, Fiona Gallagher and Mrs. Mc Keever; €50 Winners – Bella Boyle, Mary Ita Boyle, Mrs Mc Keever, Grace O’ Hara, May Kennedy, Kathy Connell, Vera Breslin, Mary Kennedy, Rose Boyle, Barbara Quigley and Winnie Long; €100 Winners – Martin Mc Taggart, Patsy Martin, Marion Ward, Mary Boyle, Nelly Maguire, John McLoone, Peggy Molloy, Michael Doherty and Mc Keever.

St. Connell’s Museum:
A Table Quiz will be held in Phelan’s Bar on Friday 14th March at10.00 p.m. All proceeds are in aid of our local Museum.

“Voice of Ireland”:
Congratulations to Paddy Molloy, Mill Road, Glenties, who got through on Sunday night last to the next round of “Voice of Ireland”.

Glenties Community Centre:
Bingo every Tuesday night at 9 p.m. Every line is € 50, every house is €100. Jackpot if not won will be €1800 on 45 numbers or less on 18 / 03 / 2014, if not won on the night, €300 will be paid out. In house draws.

Bowls in the Community Centre every Monday at 8 p.m.

Tai chi in the Community Centre at 8 p.m. on Wednesday night.

Drama for children from 4.15 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday evening.

Snooker room is open from 4 p.m. – 10 p.m. every evening and from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. For Bookings for the Community Centre, contact 087 2679321.

Positions Available:
There are still positions available on the Glenties Community Centre Amalgamated C.E. scheme. D.S.P. criteria apply. For more information contact 087 9695053.

St. Patrick’s Day Parade:
Glenties Community Action Group invite all organisations, families and persons of Glenties and surrounding areas to take part in the Glenties St. Patrick’s Day Parade, which is taking place on Saturday 15th March. The parade and day in general are being held to promote and raise monies for newly renamed Glenties Community Response Fund (formerly rainy day fund), and we hope to have a big turnout on the day. We already have commitments of floats and bands to take part, but we are not resting on our laurels and want as big a parade as possible to march up and down the street of Glenties. We encourage as many as possible to take part in this important event.

Fundraising Dance:
We are also holding a dance on Saturday night 15th March in the Highlands Hotel, Glenties for this newly named Glenties Community Response Fund. This is a fund to help anyone in the area, who finds themselves in dire straits as a result of a death or accident or any other crisis. Admission will be € 10 on the night and music will be by The Playboys. All monies raised on the night will be directed to the Fund. We ask you all for your support for this very worthy cause.”


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