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Glenties Notes 27th August 2014

Wedding Bells:
Congratulations and best wishes to Neil Boyle, son of Dee and the late Neil Boyle, Ardconnell, Glenties and Aileen Fitzpatrick, Dublin who were married in St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on 16th August 2014.
Congratulations and best wishes to Jacinta Furey, daughter of Martin and Anne Furey, Ard Mc Gill, Glenties and Noel Gallagher, Aighe, Ardara, who were married in St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Saturday 23rd August 2014.

Glenties Community Action Group:
“We wish to remind everyone that The Main Street of Glenties will be closed at certain times during the Harvest Fair Festival. These closures are to facilitate a safe and enjoyable festival for everyone, and are seen as essential to the running and organising of the Fair Day itself, and the weekend festivities. The closures will be a follows; Friday 12th September from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday 14th September from 1 p.m. to 10 p.m. Local access will be maintained for residents and emergency vehicles, but all non essential traffic will be diverted at Maas; Kilraine; Hillhead, Ardara; and at Fintown. We thank you for your co-operation in advance, and look forward to a safe and enjoyable festival.”

St. Connell’s Museum & Heritage Centre Society Limited, Glenties:
St. Connell’s Museum Committee would like to thank all their subscribers for their generous donations to their recent Church Gate Collection, which came to € 540.

Glenties After School Glen Road, Glenties:
There will be an Open Day on Wednesday 3rd September, from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. for parents wishing to enrol their child / children for the coming term. The After school’s highly qualified Childcare Team care for children, after school, in a safe, caring, and stimulating environment. For further information contact Bridie 087 757 0857.

Glenties Montessori School:
There are still some places available for Glenties Montessori School Morning and Afternoon Sessions, which are commencing on 1st September. The Montessori School will cater for children from one year old and over. Contact Karen or Shirley for more information 087 3421023.

Tai Chi Qigong Health Exercises with Charles Shovlin:
Classes for adults only will start in Glenties Community Centre on Wednesday 3rd September from 8.00 p.m. to 9.30 p.m.; contact Charles at 074 9551596 or email

Heritage Week:
As part of the Heritage Week there will be an afternoon of activities in St. Connell’s Museum, Glenties on Saturday 30th August. At two o’clock there will be a talk on the writer John Steven McGroarty, whose mother was from Glenties. This will be followed by an explanation, and demonstration, of home baking. While waiting on the baked products there will be music, spinning and twisting of yarns and ropes, and then the tay

The winners at the Bingo on Tuesday 19 / 08 / 2014 were – € 25 winners – Pauline McGeehan and Anne Melly, € 40 Winner – Anne McGill; € 50 winners – Mary McGettigan, Mary Kennedy, Isobelle McLoone, Carol Sweeney, Anne Furey, Stephen Gallagher, Mary Gazley, Gracie Boyle, Emer Doherty, Nan Doherty, Fiona Boyle and Hugo McDyre. €100 winners – Johnny O’Donnell, Sarah McGlynn, Philomena Mc Callig, Eileen Gallagher, Owen Mc Menamin, Anne McDyre, Nora McHugh, May Kennedy and Emer O’Donnell; .€ 300 Winner – Tara Cunningham.

Glenties Community Centre:
Bingo is held in Glenties Community Centre every Tuesday Night at 9 p.m.

Snooker room is open every day from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

New CE Scheme:
New CE scheme starts on 22nd September 2014, any one willing to start contact 087 9695053 for more details. FAS criteria apply.


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