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Glenties Notes 24th March 2012

St. Patrick’s Day in Glenties
Congratulations and well done to the organisers, participants and everyone who helped in any way in making this year’s St. Patrick’s Day in Glenties such a memorable and enjoyable one for the town. The like of it was never seen here before. There was a big crowd as well as the 1024 leprechauns.

Sincere sympathy is extended to Geraldine Kennedy, Glenties Furnishings, on the death in Killybegs Hospital of her father, Josie (Pat) Kennedy, Kilclooney, on Friday 16th March 2012; also to his wife Maggie Ellen and to all his relatives and friends. Josie was 93 years of age and was in good health and enjoyed an active life until his recent illness.
Sincere sympathy is extended to the relatives and friends of Eamonn Bonner, Mollyrow, Doochary, who died as a result of an accident last week; especially to his wife, Collette (nee Gallagher, Meenahalla, Glenties) and his two daughters, his parents and other members of his family.

Sincere sympathy is extended to all the relatives and friends of Seamus O’ Donnell, Meenahalla, Glenties who died in Beaumont Hospital, Dublin on Sunday last.

Winners at the Bingo in the Community Centre, Glenties on Tuesday 13th March were – Nan Doherty won the Jackpot of € 400. Eileen Gallagher, Jimmy Quinn, Kitty Mc Glynn, and Isobel Mc Loone won € 100 each. Mary Gallagher, Annmarie Cunningham, Michael Doherty, Sarah Gallagher, Annmarie Cunningham, Eileen Gallagher, Nancy Gallagher, Nan Doherty, Anne White, Ardara, Anne Kennedy, James Deane, Yvonne Doherty, Fiona Boyle, Anne Mc Dyre, Maas, Anne Quinn, Bridie Gallagher, Bernie Martin, Kathleen Gallagher, Christine Mc Cool, Rosaleen Melly, Emer O’Donnell and Marian Boyle won € 50 each. Kitty Ward and Philomena Mc Callig won € 25 each. Mary Gallagher and Fiona won € 20 each.

Easter Bingo
Easter Bingo takes place in the Community Centre, Glenties on Tuesday 3rd April. Game 1-5 – Line € 50; Full Panel – € 100; Game 6 – Line € 50; Full Panel – € 400 Jackpot. Game 7- 11 Line € 50; Full Panel € 100. Books including Jackpots – Single Book € 12, Double Book € 20. Extra Jackpot € 2. Doors will open at 7.30 p.m. In-house draws. Spot Prizes on book numbers.

Big Bingo
Big Bingo in the Glenties Community Centre, Glenties on Tuesday the
10th April. Game 1-5 Lines €100; Full Panel €300; Game 6 Line € 100; Full Panel Jackpot €2000; Game 7 -11 Line € 100; Full Panel € 300. Single book €25 and double book €40; Jackpot sheet included in your book. Extra jackpot sheets €5. Doors open at 7.30 p.m. In-house draws.

Breast Check
Breast Check is currently inviting women aged 50 to 64 from the Glenties area for their free mammograms (breast x-rays). Women will receive their appointment by post to attend the Breast Check Mobile Screening Unit which is located in the grounds of Donegal Public Service Centre, Drumlonagher, Donegal Town. Breast Check aims to reduce the number of deaths from breast cancer by finding and treating the disease at an early stage. Breast Check encourages all eligible women (aged 50 – 64) to make sure their name is on the Breast Check Register by calling Freephone 1800 45 45 55 or by visiting


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