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Glenties Notes 25th January 2012

Enrolment Day in Scoil Mhuire
Enrolment Day for School Year 2012 – 2013 in Scoil Mhuire takes place on Friday 10th February between 1.30 p.m. and 3.00 p.m. You may bring your child to see his/her new classroom on this day and perhaps meet a few new friends. This year an Enrolment Pack can be collected from the School Secretary from Wednesday 25th January onwards. This is to give parents time to study the pack. Any questions you may have will be answered on Enrolment Day.

West Coast Cormorants Swimming Club
A new 8-week term of swimming lessons will start on Tuesday 7th February in Ballyshannon Pool. To book a place for your son or daughter, age 7 or over, please contact the Dolmen Centre, phone 074 9545879. All children from the Glenties, Ardara and Portnoo areas are welcome. Please enrol by Friday 27th January.

Pioneer Total Abstinence Association
The local branch of the P.T.A.A. wish to thank everyone who gave so generously to their recent Annual Collection.

Bingo takes place every Tuesday night in The Community Centre Glenties at 9 p.m. Doors open at 8 p.m. Every Line € 50, every House € 100, Jackpot € 400. Snooker tables open every evening except Tuesday evening from 6 p.m. – 10 p.m. The Committee would like to thank everyone for their continued support. Winners at the Bingo on Tuesday 17th January were – Dim Melly won the Jackpot of € 400. Isobel Mc Loone, Bernie Martin, Anne Furey, Denise Maguire, Rosemary Whelan, Irene Langan and Rose Mc Fadden won € 100 each. Teresa Mc Kelvey, Jimmy Quinn, Nora Gallagher, Bid Fletcher, Anne White, Mary Breslin, Ann Mc Hugh, Mannix Boyle, Bridie Boyle, Yvonne Doherty, Carmel Doherty, Eileen Gallagher, P. Molloy, Fiona Gallagher and Margaret Ann Mc Brearty won € 50 each. Kathleen Boyle won € 40. Kitty Mc Glynn, Annie Boyle, Sally Mc Guigan and Anna Cannon won € 25 each. Fiona Gallagher, Margaret Melly and M. Furey won € 20 each.

Sincere sympathy is extended to Lil Cannon and family, Narin Road, Glenties, on the death of Lil’s brother Connie Mc Cahill, formerly of Lettermacaward, who died recently in Glasgow.

Sincere sympathy is extended to the family, relatives and friends of 16 year old Martina Maguire, Ardara, who was buried in Ardara on Monday last. Martina was a grandniece of Rose Mc Gill, Glen Road, Glenties and was a pupil at St. Columba’s Comprehensive School in Glenties.

GAP Tourism
GAP Tourism would like to thank everyone who contributed in any way to the fun run on 26th December. € 250 was raised which went towards the insurance for the GAP sporting events and the walking trail at Kilraine. The GAP Tourism AGM will take place on Monday 6th February at 9 p.m. in the Dolmen Centre Kilclooney. You are welcome to contribute to this meeting and enhance this unique area as a destination for outdoor activities. See the website;

Church Gate Collection
The Bluestack Special Needs Collection will take place at all Masses next weekend 28th & 29th January. All support greatly appreciated.


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