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Glenties Notes on August 11th 2005

Congratulations to Yvonne and Hugo Doherty, Station Road, Glenties on the birth recently of their second child, a baby brother (Oran) for Karla.

Congratulations to Teresa and Seamus Mc Kelvey, Currien, Fintown on the birth recently of their fourth child a baby sister for James, Oisin and Michael.

Congratulations to Stephen Boyce, Mullinamina, Glenties and Nicole Walsh, Tipperary who were married in Tipperary on Saturday 6th August.

On Friday 29th July 2005 Leah Mc Hugh and Brendan Mc Nelis were married in St. Connell’s Church, Glenties. Fr. Nigel Ó Gallachóir officiated and celebrated Nuptial Mass. Leah is a daughter of Dermot and Nora Mc Hugh, Tullyhoniver, Glenties and Brendan is a son of John and Teresa Mc Nelis, Ardconnell, Ardara. Her father gave the bride away and her sisters, Dervla and Andrea Mc Hugh and her cousin Julie Mc Cormack were her bridesmaids. Fergal Heena, friend of the groom was bestman and two other friends, Stephen Watters and Martin Mc Nelis were groomsmen. Chloe Mc Hugh was a flowergirl and Ben Gallagher was a pageboy. Readings were by the bride’s father, Dermot and the groom’s cousin, Conal Cannon. Stephen, Lorraine and Chloe Mc Hugh, Shauna and Carol Mc Nelis and Mary Melly read Prayers of the Faithful. Both mothers brought the Gifts to the Altar. Singing was by Barry Keeney and Cliona Heena accompanied by Nessa Molloy. The reception was held in the Blue Haven and the honeymoon was spent in Rome.

Due to an undetected technical problem the book ‘Brighter Days in Donegal’ by Colm Melly was in an unsatisfactory condition. It has been temporarily withdrawn from sale in order to have the problem rectified. The printer wishes to apologise to Colm for any embarrassment caused and the book will be back on sale in the near future. Anyone who has purchased a book will have it replaced free of charge shortly.

A Retirement Presentation Dance for Jimmy Mc Kelvey and Tommy Kerrigan will be held in the Highlands Hotel, Glenties on Saturday 20th August 2005. Music is by “No Fences”. Dinner will be served at 8.30p.m. sharp. Tickets are 20 Euro and are available at the Highlands Hotel.

Sincere sympathy is extended to Mary, Jimmy and Patrick Campbell, Main St. Glenties on the death of their uncle, Brother John Campbell, which took place in Dublin last week; also to all the relatives and friends.

Sincere sympathy is extended to John Mc Dyer, Maas, Glenties on the death of his sister Sarah Mc Manus, which took place recently in England.

Sincere sympathy is extended to the relatives and friends of Mary Glenn (formerly Mc Cahill, Loughnacruiche, Glenties) who died in England recently.

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