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Glenties Notes 1st March 2010

Winners at the Tuesday 23rd February Bingo in the Community Centre, Glenties were – Mary Doherty won the Jackpot of € 400. Nora Mc Hugh, Roise Campbell, Silverhill, Mrs Harry Gillespie, Timlin O Dochartaigh, Claire Keeney, Eileen Gallagher, Margo Gallagher and Brid Gallagher won € 100 each. Peter Sweeney, Croagh, Bridie Gallagher, Stragar, Patrick Martin, Glenties, Denise Maguire, Nora Gallagher, Anne Quinn, Anne Timoney, Philomena Mc Callaig, James Gallagher and Patricia Molloy won € 50 each. Patrick Martin, Glenties, Fiona Gallagher and Rose Mc Fadden won € 35 each. Sarah Browne, Sandra Moore, The Rock, Sarah Long, Fintown, Marie Cannon, Moya Mc Glynn, Bruckless and L. Doherty, Kilcar won € 25 each.

Sincere sympathy is extended to Cissie Meehan, Dr. Mc Closkey Crescent, on the death on Monday 22nd February 2010 of her sister, Kathleen Francis, Glasgow and formerly of Thower; also to her nieces, Brid Mc Loone, Main Street and Maria Mc Dermott, Altar, Glenties and to all her relatives and friends.

Denis Tynan
The death took place in Killybegs Hospital on Wednesday 24th February 2010 of Denis Tynan, Tullyard Road, Glenties. His remains were brought to St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Thursday evening. Fr. Pat Prendergast assisted by Fr. John Mc Loone concelebrated Requiem Mass on Friday morning at 11 a.m. Readings were by his brother-in-law, Freddie Ward and grandniece, Ann Boyce. The Gifts were brought to the Altar by niece, Kathleen Gallagher, grandnephew, Stephen Boyce and Kathleen Gallagher (carer). Prayers of the Faithful were read by grandnephew, Shaun Boyce. Music and singing was by Pat and John F. O’Donnell. Burial took place in the New Graveyard. Denis is survived by one sister, Tess Mc Cormac, Dun Laoghaire, nieces, nephews, in-laws, other relatives and friends to whom sincere sympathy is extended. His wife Sarah predeceased him ten years ago; his brother Michael and three sisters also predeceased him. Denis was a native of Laois and came to Glenties in 1943 to work in the Hotel, which was then owned by a Mrs. Hamill. He also worked for successive owners, D.D. Sweeney and Johnny Boyle, father of the present owner. He and his wife Sarah managed St. Dominick’s Hall for a number of years. He was a well known photographer and his photographs were on exhibition at the Mc Gill Summer School a few years ago.

Naomh Conaill Ladies
Registration for all female players will take place in the Clubhouse on Sunday 7th March from 2.30 p.m. – 5.00 p.m. Everyone wishing to train or play with the club must register, to be covered by insurance. Registration forms for underage players must be signed by parents or guardians. Fee for underage players is €25.50 and over 18s is €40.50.

Áras Sheáin Bháin Baile Na Finne
Would you like to learn Irish or improve your Irish? Classes will be starting soon. If interested please call 074 9546071 Monday – Friday 9.30 – 5.00 p.m.


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