Glenties Notes 4th October 2012
All Ireland Champions:
Jim and his team received a great reception when they arrived in Glenties with the Cup last week. They were due at 11.30 p.m. on Wednesday evening but it was almost 2.00 a.m. on Thursday morning when they arrived. A huge crowd waited patiently for them on the Chapel Brae. The local men, Jim, Leo, Anthony, Dermot, Marty, Joe and Charles were on the back of an open truck with the Sam Maguire Cup when they passed through the town, with people out on the street cheering them on. Jim got off the truck at the bottom of the town to bring Sam over to his aunt Nellie and give her a hug.
Glenties Community T V:
Those who watch programmes on BBC1, BBC2 and ITV should note that these channels will be switched off in Northern Ireland on the 10th October and as a result, no reception will be received here after that date. Please note that this does not apply to Channel 4. In order to get these channels it is recommended that people should arrange the change over as soon as possible.
The winners at the Bingo in The Community Centre, Glenties on Tuesday 25th September were – Hugo Mc Dyre, Glenties won the Jackpot of € 300; Sarah Mc Glynn, John Mc Loone, Teresa Mc Kelvey, Nora Mc Hugh and Brown Kid, won € 100 each; Mary Mc Mahon, James Gallagher, Kathleen Griffin, Fiona Gallagher, Leticia Doherty, Rosaleen Harkin, Anne Timoney, Jimmy Quinn, Brockagh, Teresa Mc Kelvey, Bridie Boyle, Teresa Mc Kelvey, Mairéad Gallagher, Dim Melly, Leitir, Nora Gallagher, Teresa Molloy and Anne Kennedy won € 50 each; Mary Gallagher, Marie Boyle and Mary Doherty won € 35 each; Mary Boyle and Margaret Byrne won € 30 each; Dan Herron and Briege Mc Gill won € 25 each.
A recent collection was held in Edeninfagh for the Irish Heart Foundation. The amount raised was € 115. Thanks to all who contributed.
Harvest Fair Day Collection:
The Friends of Letterkenny Hospital would like to thank everyone who contributed to their collection on the Harvest Fair Day in Glenties. The amount collected for this very worthy cause was € 972.00, which was very generous in these difficult times and was greatly appreciated.
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