X-Factor:
The Glenties X-Factor is back for one night only, this Friday Night 18th February, in Paddy’s Bar at 9.30 p.m.  A great night’s fun guaranteed, with 12 unmissable acts performing.  There is no cover charge but donations will be gladly accepted on the night.  Proceeds will go to Donegal Hospice. Donations also to local Mountain Rescue Service and local Playschool.

Engagement:
Congratulations to Joseph Brennan, Glenties and Stephanie O’Connell, Doochary who got engaged recently.

Sympathy:
Sincere sympathy is extended to the relatives and friends of Nellie Mc Gee, Glenleighan, Fintown who died in Letterkenny Hospital on Monday 7th February 2011 and was buried in Fintown on Wednesday 9th.

Sincere sympathy is extended to Willie Mc Gee, Fintown on the death of his sister, Mary Anne Mc Gee, Glenleighan, Fintown, who died in St. Joseph’s Hospital, Stranorlar on Tuesday 8th February 2011; also to the other members of the family and to all her relatives and friends.

Sincere sympathy is extended to the relatives and friends of John Mc Dermott, Edeninfagh and formerly of Meenamara, who died in St. Joseph’s Hospital, Stranorlar on Tuesday 9th February.

Sincere sympathy is extended to the family, relatives and friends of Rose Breslin, Ardconnell, Glenties, who died on Thursday 10th February,

Bingo
Winners at the Bingo in the Community Centre, Glenties on Tuesday 8th February were – Margaret Gillespie won the Jackpot of € 400.  Emma Sweeney, Tullymore, Ardara, Cathy Connell, Portnoo, Vera Breslin, Cathy Connell, Portnoo and Sandra Moore won € 100 each.  Brigid Mc Cabe, Frosses, Aileen O’ Donnell, Anne Kennedy, Dungloe, Mary Doherty, Glenties, Christine Mc Cool, Glenties, Rosaleen Gallagher, Ardara, Margaret Ward, Mully, Teresa Breslin, Rosemary Whelan, Bella Boyd, Rosbeg, Sarah Gallagher, Ardara, Sarah Gallagher, Ardara, Pauline Mc Geehan, Fintown, Kathleen Griffin, Frosses, Dim Melly, Leitir, Bernie Fitzpatrick, Marie Boyle, Narin and Sarah Gallagher won € 50 each.

Breast Check
Breast Check is offering free breast X-Rays (mammograms) to women in the Glenties area aged 50 – 64 years.  Women will receive an appointment by post, to attend the Breast Check Mobile Unit in the grounds of the Letterkenny Public Services Centre, Neil T. Blaney Road, Letterkenny.  Breast Check aims to reduce the number of deaths from breast cancer by finding and treating the disease at an early stage.  Further information is available by calling Breast Check on Freephone 1800 45 45 55.

Italian Pilgrimage
A Ten Night Pilgrimage to Benevento, San Giovanni, Assisi and Cattolica, organised by the Ballyshannon St. Padre Pio Prayer Group, will take place from 30th May until 9th June and will be accompanied by a Spiritual Director.  The Pilgrimage operates on a direct flight from Dublin to Naples, and will also include visits to Cascia, Loreto and San Marino.  For further information contact Nuala Slevin on 071 9851129 or Joe Walsh on 01 2420816.

Medjugorje Pilgrimages
There are two Pilgrimages leaving for Medjugorje, the first on the 4th June and the second on the 2nd July.  Places are limited.  A deposit of € 50 will secure a place at the discounted prices of € 599 and € 579.  Arrangements can be made to pay the balance in instalments.  For more details phone 9551438.

Thanks
The Bluestack Special Needs Foundation Church Gate Collection in Glenties amounted to € 620.54 and in Edeninfagh amounted to € 128.00.  Thank You to all who contributed to and to all those who helped with the collection.

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