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Glenties Notes 23rd September 2009

Patrick Gallagher
The death took place in Beaumont Hospital, Dublin on the12th September 2009 of Patrick Gallagher, New York, Glen Road and formerly of Ardun, Glenties. His remains were brought to his home on the Glen Road on Thursday evening and to St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Friday morning. Fr. Shane Gallagher celebrated Requiem Maas at 11.00a.m. Readings were by his son Joe and daughter Christine. His five grandchildren, Patrick, Shauna, Michael, Daniel and Anne-Marie read Prayers of the Faithful. His son John and his wife Jackie brought the Gifts to the Altar. Music and singing was by Aileen Sweeney and Orla Heena. Burial took place in the New Graveyard. He is survived by sons John and Joe, daughter Christine, sister Monica, brother, James, grandchildren, in-laws, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends to whom sincere sympathy is extended. His wife Gladys predeceased him 5 years ago. His sisters, Rosie, Molly and Bridie and brother, John also predeceased him. 

Congratulations to our Minor Team who won the Regional Final, beating Naomh Mhuire in Fintra last Saturday. They will now play Cloughaneely in the County Semi Final next Saturday.

Winners at the Tuesday Bingo in the Community Centre, Glenties were – Annie Mc Ginley, Meenanery won the Jackpot of € 400. Frances Furey, Stonepark, Isobella Mc Loone, Mill Road, Vera Breslin, Ard Patrick, Kathleen Kenny, Jamsie Byrne, Maas, Maria Boyle, Clooney, Claire Keeney, Kilraine, Anne Boyle, Ard Patrick, John Molloy and Nan Craig, Church Road won €100 each. John Mc Loone, Mill Road, V. Granaghan, Donegal Town, Jamsie Byrne, Maas, Sean Carr, Kilcar, Christine Mc Cool, John O’ Donnell, Marie Cannon, Leitir, Mary Bonner, and Marie Cannon, Leitir won € 50 each. Majella Boyle, Narin Road, T. O’ Dochartaigh and B. Fletcher, Ard Patrick won € 25 each. Your continued support is greatly appreciated.

Congratulations to our Minor Team who won the Regional Final, beating Naomh Mhuire in Fintra last Saturday. They will now play Cloughaneely in the County Semi Final next Saturday.

A dance will be held in the Community Centre on Friday 2nd October. Music is by Ceili Time and dancing is from 9.30 – 12.30 a. m. Admission is € 8. Supper will be served. All are welcome.

Youth Anglers Open Day
The Northern Regional Fisheries Board & Glenties Angling Association are holding a Youth Anglers Open Day at Glenties Angling Centre (the hatchery) next Saturday 26th September at 1.00 p.m. Items on the programme are – Angling techniques, Fly tying, Casting demonstration and A salmon’s life cycle. There will also be prizes. All are welcome. Parking is available. For further information contact Glenties Angling Association at 974 9551381 or Angling Centre at 9551141.

Fashion Show
A Fashion Show will be held in the Highlands Hotel, Glenties tomorrow, Friday 25th September at 8.00 p.m. Fashions from the following shops will be on show – Verve, All Sports, Tots and Tassels, Evolve, Elite Brides and Jewellery by Hannah Mc Guinness. Compere on the night is Noel Cunningham. There will also be entertainment with the Cannon School of Dancers and various artists. Come along and see the latest fashions and have a great night’s entertainment. The Show is organised in conjunction with the Naomh Conaill GAA club. Entrance fee is € 10.

Dublin City Marathon
This year, local Marathon Man, Michael Fitzgerald is running with former ‘Sawdoctor’ Johnny Donnelly’s group in aid of ‘Seachange’ which is an Irish charity working to eradicate world poverty through micro credit – giving tiny loans to the worlds poorest, to help them help themselves. More information about the charity can be got on and about Johnny on Michael would be very grateful for your support for this very worthy cause.

Maria Rafferty & Helpers would like to thank most sincerely all the people of Glenties and the surrounding areas for their generous support and donations for Ethiopia.


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