The Club held the first Draw of the Club 200 last week at the monthly club meeting. Ann Marie Brennan, Ardara won € 500. Five prizes of € 100 went to Donal Boyle, John Bonner, Packie Gildea, Peadar Doherty and Muriel Hegarty. The Draw will take place every month at the club meeting.
Well done to the U / 13 team who beat Dungloe in the Regional Final in Ardara last week and good luck to them when they play St. Eunan’s in the county final in Ballybofey on Friday 11th June at 7.30 p.m.
Cash for Clobber
Scoil Mhuire N.S. Glenties is having a ‘Cash for Clobber’ collection on Wednesday 16th June. Filled bags (bin liner size) can be brought to the school from Monday 14th. This is a good way to get rid of unwanted clothing, footwear, curtains, linens, old handbags and belts and is in keeping with the ‘Green Schools Initiative’. The school will receive € 4 for each well filled bag, which will go towards school funds. For further information please contact the school at 074 9551521.
The 11 a.m. Mass next Sunday 13th June will be celebrated as the Family Mass for which the Children of the Parish will prepare the Liturgy.
Mass will be celebrated in the New Graveyard, Glenties on Sunday 18th July at 3.00 p.m. and in Edeninfagh Graveyard on Sunday 8th August at 3.00p.m.
Because of the demand for places for the July trip, another pilgrimage will be leaving for Medjugorje in September. The pilgrimage is being organised through Marian Pilgrimages and leaves Glenties on September 24th. The price is € 669. The pilgrimage flies from Knock to Dubrovnik. Spiritual Director has to be confirmed. All enquiries to 087 7530132.
Glenties Swimming Club will be having their annual Church Gate Collection on the 12th and 13th of June. Any support you can give will be greatly appreciated.
Registration for Playgroup / Afterschool
The annual registration of the Glenties Playgroup / Afterschool will take place next Monday 14th June at 8 p.m. in the Pre-school / Afterschool Building. Any parent wishing to enrol their child / children must attend on the night to secure a place for the September term. To enrol in the Pre-School, children must be 2 years and 10 months and potty trained. Parents must bring in their child’s Immunisation Record Card to comply with Health Board Regulations. Children born between 2nd February 2006 – 30th June ‘07 may qualify for the Free Pre-School year. Please bring in a photocopy of your child’s birth certificate, and PPS numbers of child and parent. The Afterschool is open – Monday – Friday from 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. There is a school pick-up at 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. Places are now limited so please book early. We aim to keep the cost of our sessions affordable to all parents using our facility, and discounts are available, e.g. family discount where more than one child attends. Parents can apply for subvention if in receipt of a Social Welfare Payment FAS / FIS / GP or Medical Card etc. You are asked to bring in a receipt of welfare payment and PPS numbers of parent and child. All information will be given on the evening. We look forward to meeting you. Tea / Coffee will be provided.
Winners at the Bingo in the Community Centre, Glenties on Tuesday 1st June were – Sarah Long won the Jackpot of € 400. Sean Carr, Kilcar, Mamie Kennedy, Sarah Mc Glynn, Grace Shovlin, Mickey Herron, Ann Kennedy, Nellie Mc Guire, Martin Mc Taggart, and James O’Donnell won € 100 each. Bridie Boyle, Pauline Mc Geehan, Michael Doherty, Mary Mc Geehan, Maura Maloney, Patrick Browne, Nora Mc Hugh, John Molloy and May Kennedy won € 50 each. Bridie Gallagher, Pauline Mc Geehan Breid Roarty and Lisa Coughlan won € 25 each. Mary Furey, Eileen Sweeney, Sally Mc Guigan, Kathleen Mc Glynn, Anne Quinn and Paula Hegarty won € 20 each.