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Glenties Notes 17th December 2008

Congratulations to Karen and Nicholas Hartin, Rossnowlagh on the birth recently of their baby boy, (Fionn, James). Karen is a daughter of Richard and Margaret Mc Cafferty, Glen Road, Glenties.

On Friday 5th December 2008 Mary Rose Gormley and Brendan Keane were married in the Church of the Sacred Heart, Mountcharles. Fr. Adrian Gavigan officiated and celebrated Nuptial Mass. Mary Rose is a daughter of John and Mary Gormley, Mullantyboyle, Glenties and Brendan is a son of Tommy and Carol Keane, Loughrea, Co. Galway. Her father gave the bride away and her bridesmaids were her friends, Sinead Hoare and Kristin Morken. The groom’s brother, Francis was bestman and another brother, Anthony was groomsman. Readings were by Catherine Keane, sister of the groom and Martin Gormley, brother of the bride. Darragh Moran, Jane, Sinead and Martin Gormley and Sinead Davis read Prayers of the Faithful. The mothers of the bride and groom brought the Gifts to the Altar. A Reflection was read by Eimear Gormley a niece of the bride. Music and singing was by The Tuttle Family. The reception was held in the Solus Castle Hotel, Lough Eske, Donegal Town, and the honeymoon is being spent in St. Lucia, Caribbean Islands.

This year the money collected in the collection box at the Crib will be donated to Maria Rafferty’s work in Ethiopia.

A number of Priests will be hearing confessions in Fintown tomorrow Friday 19th, in Glenties on Monday 22nd and in Ardara on Tuesday 23rd December at 8.00 p.m. on each evening.

Christmas Eve Mass will be celebrated in Glenties and Edeninfagh at 10 00 p.m. on Wednesday 24th December. On Christmas Day Mass will be celebrated in Glenties at 8.00 a.m. and 11.00 a.m. and in Edeninfagh at 9.30 a.m.

The winners at Bingo in the Community Centre, Glenties on Tuesday 9th December were: Ann Mc Hugh, Ardara won the Jackpot €400. Anna Mc Dyre, Glenties, Sadie Sweeney, Glenties, Helen Mc Dyre, Letterilly, Cathy Connell, Belinda Boyle, Ann Quinn,, Patsy Browne and Maggie O’ Donnell won €100 each. Nora Gallagher, Buncrubog, Mrs. Campbell, Nora Gallagher, Eileen Gildea, Ardara, Mrs. Molloy, Faye Moore, Vera Breslin, Ard Patrick, Isabella Mc Loone, Mamie Mc Geehan, Breege Gallagher, Breege Brennan, Anne Byrne, and Mary Gazely won €50 each. Your continued support is greatly appreciated.

The annual Church Gate Collection for the Care of the Aged will take place on Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st December before all Masses.

A Monster 25 Card Drive will be held in Leo’s Bar, Glenties on Sunday 21st December starting at 5.30 p.m.

Congratulations to Martin Gallagher, Church Road, Glenties, who completed the Dublin City Marathon on the October Bank Holiday weekend in aid of the Children’s Medical & Research Foundation at Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin, Dublin. Martin raised €970 and would like to thank the businesses where the cards were left and everyone who sponsored him.


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