The death took place in Letterkenny General Hospital on Wednesday 15th October 2008 of John Heraghty, Straboy, Glenties. His remains were brought to his home later that day and to St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Friday morning. Fr. Pat Prendergast assisted by Fr. James Friel and Fr. Dan Doherty concelebrated Requiem Mass. Readings were by nieces, Janice Mc Nelis and Kathleen Ann Heraghty. Music and singing was by John F. O’ Donnell and Denise Heraghty, a niece of the deceased. Burial took place in the New Graveyard. John is survived by his wife, Sadie, three sons, Michael, Martin and John, two brothers, Michael and Ignatius, nieces, nephews, in-laws, other relatives and friends to whom sincere sympathy is extended. He was predeceased by three brothers, Denis, Hughie and Eddie. John was a native of Fanad. He and his wife Sadie (nee Mc Nelis) Glenties spent most of their married life in England before coming back to Ireland about eleven years ago and making their home in Straboy.
The death took place in the Donegal Hospice, Letterkenny on Thursday 16th October 2008 of Mary Mc Gill, Station Road, Glenties. Her remains were brought to her home later that day and to St. Connell’s Church Glenties on Saturday morning. Fr. Pat Prendergast celebrated Requiem Mass. Readings were by grand nephew Philip Gallagher, and niece Claire Mc Ginley. James Hegarty, John Gallagher, Debbie Greencock and Carroll Gibbins, nephews and nieces read Prayers of the Faithful. The Gifts were brought to the Altar by nieces, Christine Gallagher, Carol Mc Gill and Fiona Gallagher. Music and singing was by Catriona Mc Intyre, Claire Mc Ginley, Caoimhe Newell and Grainne Gavigan, nieces and grand nieces of Mary’s. Joanne Gallagher, (grand niece) Ailbhe O’Donnell and Briana Mc Donnell were Altar Servers. Burial took place in the New Graveyard. Mary is survived by her husband, Josie, brother, Hugh, sisters, Teresa and Bried Gallagher, Peggy Gavigan, Kathleen Hegarty, Agnes Mc Gill and Philomena Dorrian, nieces, nephews, grand nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends to whom sincere sympathy is extended. Two brothers, Phil and Paddy and one sister, Annie predeceased her.
The death took place in the Donegal Hospice, Letterkenny on Saturday 25th October 2008 of Bridie Devine, Bangonbouy and Lower Mully. Her remains were brought to her son Frankie’s home in Lower Mully on Sunday and to The Church of the Holy Family, Edeninfagh on Tuesday morning. Fr. Denis Quinn assisted by Fr. Pat Prendergast concelebrated Requiem Mass. Readings were by nieces, Marian Carr and Bernie Bonner and the Gifts were brought to the Altar by her Godchildren Hughie Quinn and Philomena Campbell. Music and singing was by Breidin and James Gallagher. Burial took place in Edeninfagh Graveyard. Bridie is survived by her son Frankie and daughter-in-law Tracy, sisters, Rosie, Kitty, Gracie, Sarah, Annie, Eileen, Mamie, Susan and Maggie, brothers, Paddy and John, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends to whom sincere sympathy is extended. Her husband Frankie predeceased her twenty two years ago. Two brothers, Barney and Peter also predeceased her.
The winners at last week’s Bingo in the Community Centre, Glenties were – Marie Boyle, Kilclooney won the Jackpot €400. Marie Boyle, Kilclooney, Sarah Mc Glynn, Fintown, Margaret Maloney, Ardara, Timlin O ‘Dohartaigh, Kathleen O’Donnell, Thower, Maura Kilbane, Ardara, Anna Mc Dyer, Glenties, Gerry Doherty, Fintown and Pat Devenney won €100 each. Rosaleen Melly, Joanna Gallagher, Terence Breslin, Nora Mc Hugh, Kilraine, Nellie Doherty, Glenties, Anne Mac Eachan, Leitir, Eilish Mc Morrow, Killybegs, D. Maguire, Binbane and P. Gallagher, Main St. won €50 each. Libby Gowan, Mary Furey, Mary Shovlin and Kitty Mc Glynn won €25 each. Cissie Meehan, Bridie Doherty, Glenties and Bernadette Gallagher, Frosses won €20 each.
The County Semi-Finals of Scór Na nÓg will be held this year in the Community Centre, Glenties this Saturday night 8th November at 8.00 p.m. Please support our youth and enjoy a good night’s entertainment. Everyone is welcome.
The Sacrament of Confirmation for the Parish of Iniskeel will be administered for 5th & 6th Classes in St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Sunday 29th March 2009 at 11.00a.m.