Congratulations to the pioneers who were presented with their Gold and Silver Pins on Friday 16th in St. Connell’s Church, Glenties. Fr. Paul Gallagher presented Teresa Gallagher, Narin Road, Glenties, Rose McGill, Fintown and Teresa O’ Donnell, Derries, Glenties with their Gold Pins and Denis O’Haire, Kilraine and Daniel Kennedy, Letterilly, with their Silver Pins. Three young girls, Roisin Bonner, Glen Road, Natalie Hegarty, Ard Patrick and Stacey Carr Kennedy, Station Road, Glenties were received into the Association.
The New Sports Centre and the refurbished St. Columba’s Comprehensive School, Glenties was officially opened on Friday 16th May 2008 at 11 a.m. by Tánaiste, Mary Coughlan. An Ecumenical Service with Bishop Philip Boyce, Bishop of Raphoe and Bishop Ken Good, Bishop of Derry and Raphoe followed. The guests were entertained afterwards by the students of the school with a sketch about St. Colmcille (The Myth of St. Colmcille). After a tour of the school they had a meal in the Highlands Hotel.
The Tánaiste also opened the New Sports Hall and refurbished Gairmscoil Chú Uladh, Ballinamore on Friday afternoon.
Sincere sympathy is extended to Sadie Ward, Dr. Mc Closkey Crescent, Glenties on the death of her aunt, Bridget (Biddy) Campbell, Doochary which took place recently.
Sincere sympathy is extended to Fiona Gallagher, Station Road, on the death in Derry of her aunt, Sr. Philomena Cunningham, which took place recently.