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Glenties Notes 29th August 2013

Barbeque at Leo’s:
A BBQ, in aid of the Coronary Unit, Letterkenny Hospital, will take place at Leo’s Bar, Glenties on Sunday 8th September. Music is by ‘Derailed’. There will be lots of great prizes; Sure to be a great day. Please support this worthy cause as LetterkennyHospital needs support now more than ever due to the flooding.

Mr. & Mrs.:
As part of Eileen Gallagher’s Lord Mayor Campaign a Mr.& Mrs. Competition takes place in the Highlands Hotel, Glenties on Saturday 7th September. A great night’s fun is in store when 8 local couples battle it out to take the honour of the perfect Mr.& Mrs. Tickets are just € 10 each and are available from the Highlands Hotel, the Co-op, Eileen herself or any of the participating couples.

Wedding Bells:
Congratulations and Best Wishes to Michelle Flannery, daughter of Margaret and Tommy Flannery, Mullanmore, Glenties and Martin Boylan from Falcarragh, who were married in The Church of the Holy Family, Edeninfagh, Glenties on Saturday 24th August 2013. The reception was held in the Blue Haven, Kilcar.

Winners at the Bingo in the Community Centre, Glenties on Tuesday 20th August were – € 20 Winners – Mary Ellen Gavigan, Marie Mc Shane and Maura Kilbane; € 35 Winners – Angela Ryan, Kitty McGlynn and Kathleen Mc Menamin; € 50 Winners – Paddy Gill, Mary Ellen Bonner, Marie McGeehan, Eimear Doherty, Anne Kennedy, Teresa Boyle, Sheila Kenny, Kathleen Kenny, Patricia Boyle, Bridie Boyle, Emer Doherty, May Kennedy, Kitty McGlynn, Kathleen Mc Menamin, and Eamonn Byrne; € 100 Winners – Mamie McGeehan, Jenny Roche, Breid Roarty, James Byrne, Marian Ward, Evanna Woodside and Kathleen Kenny; .€ 150 Winners – Fiona Boyle and Maggie O’Donnell.

Big Bingo:
Big Bingo in the Glenties Community Centre on the 10th September 2013 at 9 p.m. Doors will open from 7.30p.m. Every line €100, every house €300. Jackpot €2000 paid out on the night.

Glenties Community Centre:
Bingo in the Glenties Community Centre every Tuesday night at 9 p.m. Every line € 50, every house € 100, if not won jackpot will be €8,000 on 45 numbers or less on the 3/09/2013. If not won on the night € 300 will be paid out. In house draws.

Snooker room is available from 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. every day.

Anyone who would like to book the Community Centre ring 087 2679321.

Positions Available:
Glenties Community Centre Amalgamated C. E. Scheme is recruiting new participants for their scheme which will commence on 26/09/2013. Any one interested should email or ring 087 9695053. Fás criteria apply.

Choir Practice:
Choir Practice will resume on Monday 2nd September in The Chapel at 8 p.m. New members are welcome.

The Donegal Pro Life Collection which was taken up on 14th and 15th August amounted to € 340. Thank you for your generous donations.

Biddy Devine Memorial Weekend:
The organisers of The Biddy Devine Memorial Weekend, which took place on 12th 13th and 14th July, wish to thank everyone who took part in the events and those who gave Donations and Sponsorship. The amount collected was € 5,600.00 and this has been given to The Kidney Dialysis Unit, LetterkennyHospital.

Glenties Tidy Towns Committee:
General Worker wanted for a Community Employment Scheme FÁS Criteria Applies. Please contact ‘ 086 120 9524 for further information.

Note from Letterkenny General Hospital:
The Emergency Department at Letterkenny Hospital has reopened. Temporary arrangements for outpatient clinics and planned surgery continue to be in place. Patients will be written to directly. For any emergency requiring an ambulance please dial 112 or 999 as normal. Non emergency patients should continue to contact their GP in the first instance.


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