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Glenties Notes on April 21st 2005

Congratulations to the following students, pupils of Phyllis Mc Nelis, A.L.C.M. who were successful in the recent Traditional Fiddle examinations held by Comhaltas Ceoltorri Eíreann in Letterkenny – Thomas Melly (Junior 3 Honours), son of Martin and Noreen Melly, Letterilly, Glenties, Seamus Gallagher (Junior 2 Honours), son of Pat and Mary Gallagher, Maas, Glenties, Jamie Mc Hugh, (Junior 2 Honours), son of Willie and Carmel Mc Hugh, Narin Road, Glenties and Philip Sharos (Elementary 3 Distinction), son of Mr. & Mrs. Sharos, Lettermacaward.

Congratulations to the following members of the Glenties Bowling Club who were successful in

recently held tournaments – John Hegarty and Fr. Adrian Gavigan who won the St. Johnston Pres. Christy Hegarty and Pat Walsh who were quarter finalists, John and Paul Hegarty, who were semi finalists in Bundoran and Christy Hegarty and Pat Walsh who were semi-finalists in Ardara.

Congratulations to Adele (Mc Carron) Dooley, Narin Road, Glenties who graduated from N.T.A. Dublin, with a Diploma Award in Private Investigation Skills.

Congratulations to Charles Hanlon, Tullyard, Glenties and Julie Deeney, Rathmullan who got married on Friday 16 th April.

John Doherty and Majella Doyle were married in the Church of the Assumption, Colooney, Co. Sligo on Saturday 2 nd April ’05 . John is a son of Paddy and Mary Doherty, Stranaglough, Glenties and Majella is a daughter of Seamus and Eve Doyle, Colooney. Fr. John Maloney officiated and celebrated Nuptial Mass. Her father gave the bride away and her sister Noleen Doyle was her bridesmaid. Paul Doherty, brother of the groom was bestman. Megan and Mark Doherty were flowergirl and pageboy. Readings were by Tracy Devine, a sister of the groom and Paul Hannon, nephew of the bride. Shannon Doyle, niece and Ethan Hannon, nephew of the bride and Amada Doherty, sister of the groom read Prayers of the Faithful. Both mothers brought the Gifts to the Altar. The reception was held in the Great Southern Hotel, Sligo and the honeymoon was spent touring.

Congratulations to John and Annie Gallagher, Derries, Glenties, who celebrated their 50 th wedding anniversary last weekend.

The death took place at her home on Monday 11 th April 2005 of Annie Mc Hugh, Stranaglough, Glenties. Her remains were brought to St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Wednesday morning. Fr. Pat Prendergast P.P. Glenties and Fr. John Mc Loone P.P. Frosses concelebrated Requiem Mass. Readings were by Annie’s son Seamus and grandniece Maria Mc Devitt. Shirley Campbell, niece, Glenda Kane & Diane Callaghan, grandnieces, and Megan Mc Hugh, granddaughter read Prayers of the Faithful. The Gifts were brought to the Altar by granddaughters, Louise & Patricia Mc Ginty and Megan Mc Hugh and grandniece, Auveen Gallagher. Music was by Sr. Immaculata on the organ. Burial took place in the New Graveyard. Annie is survived by sons Seamus, Frosses, John Joe, U.S.A. Charles, Stranaglough, daughters Mary Ellen, Letterkenny and Carol Ann U.S.A. grandchildren, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends, to whom sincere sympathy is extended. Her husband James predeceased her in 1992. Five brothers Denis, Paddy, Charlie, Eddie and Francie and two sisters, Nellie and Bridget also predeceased.

The Raphoe Pilgrimage to Fatima in association with Lauri Duffy Travel will depart Dublin on 5 th July for seven nights. Accommodation in Hotel Avenida on full board basis. Cost is €639 + tax + insurance. For more information see details on Church notice board.


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