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Glenties Notes on April 9th 2001

The death took place in Strangriff Nursing Home, Stranorlar of Mary Campbell, Dungloe and formerly of Church Road, Glenties on Monday 2nd April 2001. Her remains were brought to her son Neil’s home in Dungloe on Tuesday evening and to St. Crone’s Church, Dungloe on Wednesday for Requiem Mass at 1.00 p.m. Fr. Seamus Meehan P.P. was the celebrant. Readings and the carrying of the Gifts were by Mary’s grandchildren. Burial took place in the New Cemetery, Glenties. Mary’s husband Neil predeceased her in 1966. She is survived by one son, Neil, five daughters, Peggy, Evelyn, Kathleen, Maura and Bried, grandchildren, one sister, other relatives and friends, to whom sincere sympathy is extended.

The death took place at her home of Annie Mc Devitt, Main Street, Glenties on Friday 6th April 2001. Her remains were brought to St. Connell’s Church on Sunday morning. Fr. Pat Prendergast P.P. celebrated Requiem Mass. Readings were by her son Pat and Prayers of the Faithful were read by grandchildren, Michael and Fiona Mc Manus, P.J. Mc Devitt and Vanessa Ryan. Music was by the local choir. Burial took place in the New Cemetery. Sincere sympathy is extended to her three sons, Pat, Conal, and Timmy, three daughters, Anne, Kathleen and Bried, sister, Maryanne Teehan, brother, Joe Quinlan, grandchildren, other relatives and friends. Originally from Roscrea, Co. Tipperary Annie came to Glenties fifty four years ago when she married her husband Joe, who predeceased her in 1991.

Service times for Holy Week in St. Connell’s Church, Glenties are as follows; – Holy Thursday – Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper – 7.30 p.m. Good Friday – Celebration of the Lord’s Passion – 3.00 p.m. Holy Saturday – Easter Vigil Mass – 9.00 p.m. Candles will be provided for use during the Service of Light.

Service times in the Church of the Holy Family, Edeninfagh: Holy Thursday – 6.00 p.m. Good Friday – 5.00 p.m. Holy Saturday – 11 p.m.

The Mass of Chrism will be in St. Eunan’s Cathedral, Letterkenny at 11a.m. on Holy Thursday. All are welcome to attend.

Glenties Traders Association held their A.G.M. on March 22nd 2001. The meeting started with the minutes from last year’s A.G.M. The Secretary gave her report on the work done last year by the Association and thanked all those involved in the Christmas Lights. In April 2000 the Traders registered as a limited company under the name Glenties Traders Association Ltd. The Chairman gave his report. He highlighted the number of positive Community initiatives brought about by the G.T.A. in the short time since it’s inception and underlined the role played by the Association in liaising with Council officials, noting that a delegation to Lifford had resulted in bringing forward the Street improvements. He urged that the Association continue but with as much support from the traders as possible. Brian Carr stepped down, as Chairman but will continue to support the new committee. Joint Treasurer, Rosaleen Campbell gave a detailed report of the Traders account. The election of officers was made from the floor and the new committee is as follows; – Chairman – John Mc Cool. Vice Chairman – Francis Brennan. Secretary – Rosemary Dewhirst. P.R.O. / Assistant Sec. – Ann Mc Glinchey. Joint Treasurers – Rosaleen Campbell and Mary Ita Boyle.

Barn Dance in the Highlands Hotel, Glenties on Wednesday night 11th April, dancing 10.30pm. – 1.00a.m.

Admission £3.00 Supper served.

Table Quiz in Community Centre, Glenties at 8.00p.m. on Friday night 13th April. Entry fee £10 per table of four.

Ceilí Mór in the Limelight, Glenties on Easter Monday night 16th April. Dancing 10.00p.m. – 1.00a.m. Music by Art Mc Nally – admission £4.00 including supper.


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