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Glenties Notes 14th December 2011

Straboy Wind Farm
A public Awareness Meeting to discuss the Implications and Possible Drawbacks to the Residents and the Local Areas in regard to the Straboy Wind Farm will take place in the Highlands Hotel, Glenties on Sunday 18th December at 7.30 p.m.

The New Playground
The Committee of the New Playground, Glen Road would like to thank everyone who supported their recent Draw. Your support is very much appreciated. Prize winners were – 1st prize – John J. Mc Loone, Mully; 2nd Prize – Cian Doherty, Narin Road; 3rd Prize – Barbara Boyle, Glen Road; 4th Prize – Anna Mc Namee, Aghyaran and 5th Prize – Adrian Nesbitt, c/o Highlands Hotel.

Christmas Confessions
Confessions with a number of visiting Priests will take place in Glenties on Monday 19th December at 8.p.m. Tuesday 20th December in Fintown & Kilclooney at 8 p.m. and Ardara on Wednesday 21st December at 8 p.m.

Care of the Aged Collection
The Care of the Aged annual Church Gate Collection will take place before all the Masses next weekend Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th December.

Preparation Programme for First Holy Communion
A Parish based Preparation Programme for First Holy Communion called – “Do This in Memory” will begin next Sunday 18th December at 11 a.m. Mass, The Programme is for children making their First Holy Communion on 28th April 2012. The Liturgy next Sunday will be prepared by the Parents of the Children and it will involve an Enrolment Ceremony for both the Parents and the Children. A Special Area called the Kid Zone will be marked off in the Church for the Parents and the Children. This Programme will continue on one Sunday every month from January until June.

Bingo takes place in the Community Centre, Glenties every Tuesday night at 9.00 p.m. Doors open at 8.00 p.m. Every Line is € 50, every House is € 100 and the Jackpot is € 400. Christmas spot prizes will be given out on Tuesday 20th December and New Year prizes will be given out on 27th December. Snooker Tables open every evening except Tuesday from 6 p.m. – 10 p.m. The Committee would like to thank everyone for their continued support and wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

The winners at the Big Bingo on Tuesday 6th December were – Fidelma Burke won the Jackpot of € 2,000. T. Boyle, Majella Boyle, May Kennedy, Peter Duffy, Patsy Martin, Imelda Gallagher, Ann Breslin, Patricia Campbell and Lisa Coughlan won € 300 each. Ann Mc Hugh and Packie Sweeney won € 150 each. Imelda Gallagher, Yvonne Doherty, Caroline Kee, Paula Hegarty, Cathy Gildea, Patsy Martin, Darragh Gallagher, Anne Furey, James Quinn and Charlie Mc Hugh won € 100 each. Mary Whelan and Elizabeth Buckley won € 50 each. Anne Quinn and Anthony Burke won € 25 each.


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