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Glenties Notes 1st May 2013

Sincere sympathy is extended to Patrick, Leo and Jamsie Byrne, Maas, Glenties on the death in England recently of their nephew, Kevin Byrne and his wife in a motorbike accident; also to all other relatives and friends. Kevin was a son of the late Michael Byrne.

Sincere sympathy is extended to May Kennedy, Kilraine on the death of her daughter Carmel Cawley, Ashbourne, Co. Meath, which took place on Friday 26th April 2013; also to Carmel’s brother, Joseph and family, Kilraine her sisters Marie, Celine and Margaret, her husband and family and all other relatives and friends.

Sincere sympathy is extended to the relatives and friends of Rose Mc Monagle (nee Doherty, Beaghmore, Fintown) who died in Maynooth and was buried in Fintown last week.

Glenties Community Centre:
Bingo every Tuesday night at 9 p.m. Every Line € 50, every House €100. Jackpot, if not won, will be € 6,300 on Tuesday 7th May. If not won € 300 will be paid out. In-house draws. Anyone wishing to rent a room in the Community Centre please ring 087 2679321.

Snooker Room opened from 4 p.m. – 10 p.m. daily except Tuesday. It closes at 8 p.m. on Tuesday. On Saturday and Sunday – Snooker Room opened from 12.noon to 10 p.m.

Parish Pastoral Councils – “Setting up a Parish Pastoral Council in Glenties”:
The Presentation which was due to take place this weekend has had to be postponed indefinitely, due to the illness of one of the presenters. We will rearrange the talk at a later date.

Official Opening of Playground:
The Glenties Community Playground will be officially opened by Fr. Pat Prendergast next Saturday 4th May at 2.30 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Bingo Winners:
The winners at the Bingo in The Community Centre, Glenties on Tuesday 23rd April 2013 were – € 25 winners – Liz Buckley, Bridie Doherty, Mary Gallagher and Eileen Gallagher; € 40 winner – Kathleen Boyle; € 50 winners – Fiona
Gallagher, Mary Gallagher, Fiona Gallagher, Diane Duffy, Liz Buckley, Eimear Doherty, Breege Mc Carron, Breege Roarty, Kathy Connell, Margaret Byrne and Helen Mc Dyre; € 100 winners – Bridie Boyle, Anne Quinn, Kathleen Martin, Winnie Long, Norah Mc Hugh, Kathy Connell, Catriona Burke and Helen Mc Dyre; € 300 winner – Norah Gallagher.

St. Riaghan’s National School Cake, Book and Bric-a –Brac Sale:
The Parents Association at St. Riaghan’s National School will hold a combined Cake, Book and Bric-a-Brac Sale to raise funds for the school, in the Community Centre, on Saturday 4th May from 6 p.m. to 8.30 p.m. Please come along to nab a tasty bake, a thumping good read or something completely unexpected… Your support would be greatly appreciated.

Fundraising Family Fun Day:
Relay for Life – Team Smiles and miles are hosting a Fundraising Family Fun Day and BBQ in Ard Patrick on Sunday 5th May at 4.30 p.m. An Evening the whole family can enjoy, with Bouncy Castles, Face Painting, Live Music and Prizes. All donations welcome; all proceeds in aid of the Irish Cancer Society’s Relay for Life, Donegal.

Fintown Festival:
The Fintown Festival takes place from Friday 31st May until Monday 3rd June. Some of the main events are – Leisure Cycle in association with Tír Chonaill Gap C.C.; 5K Donegal Grand Prix Event – Walk / Jog / Run; Vintage Tractor Run by Mid-West Vintage Club; Fire Works Display on the Banks of Lough Finn; Hills and Glen Honda Run.

Mass in Rossnowlagh:
A bus will leave Mc Guinness’ Café at 6.00 p.m. on Tuesday 7th May and every first Tuesday for Mass in Rossnowlagh. The organisers wish to make an appeal for more people to join them.

General Workers Wanted:
General workers and an administrator wanted for Glenties Tidy Town community employment scheme commencing June 10th 2013. Contact 086 1209524 for further information.

Table Quiz:
Glenties Foróige Club is hosting a Table Quiz in the Community Centre, Glenties on Friday 3rd May at 7.30p.m. Adults € 5, Juniors € 3. Your support would be greatly appreciated. All welcome!

The Church Gate Collection for the Kidney Association, taken up recently, amounted to € 680. Thank you to everyone who made a contribution.


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