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Glenties Notes on 28th February 2006

The death took place peacefully on Thursday 23rd February 2006, at the home of her daughter in Ballindrait, Lifford of Annie Mc Gowan, Ardconnell, Glenties. Her remains were brought to Ardconnell later that evening and to St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Saturday. Fr. Paul Gallagher C.C. Glenties celebrated Requiem Mass. Burial took place afterwards in the New Graveyard. Annie was 93 years old last September. She is survived by her daughter Mary, son-in-law Bill Mc Nulty, grandchildren, James and Clare, sisters Maggie Glynn, Ard Patrick, Glenties, Kathleen O’Keefe and Agnes Fowler, England, nephews, Michael Glynn, Glenties and Denis O’Keefe, England, nieces, Maria Bizzell and Teresa Hamble, England, other relatives and friends to whom sincere sympathy is extended. Her husband Willie predeceased her about thirty years ago. Her sister Bridie and brother Paddy also predeceased her.

The Service for Women’s World Day of Prayer takes place in St. Conal’s Church, Kilclooney on Friday 3rd March at 7.30p.m. It has been prepared this year by the women of South Africa on the theme of “Change in Our Time”.

If interested in a jiving class for beginners, please leave your name at Diver’s Newsagents, Ardara. A programme of five weeks classes for beginners in Jiving takes place in the Nesbitt Arms Hotel, Ardara from Wednesday 1st March at 8.00p.m. The fee is 20 Euro for five weeks. Come along on the night or contact Majella in Diver’s Newsagents.

Salsa classes will commence in Glenties on a Friday night if there are enough people interested in attending. Classes will be from 7p.m. – 8.30p.m. The venue will be announced later and the cost will be 5 Euro per class. If interested please contact Mary on 086 3465666 or Patricia on 086 0882239 or Berni on 086 1005465.

The Donegal Branch of the Alzheimer Society wish to thank everyone who contributed to the recent Church Gate Collection which amounted to €743.00.

The Raphoe Diocesan Pioneer Council are once again, in keeping with the Aim of their Association, which is the Promotion of Sobriety and Temperance, organising their “No Thanks Lenten Campaign” where a person makes a private commitment to abstain from Alcohol for Lent and say the short prayer which is on the special cards available in the church. Please take one.

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