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Glenties Notes on June 12th 2001

Congratulations to Marguerite and Donal Mc Loone, Lower Main Street, Glenties on the birth of their third child, a baby sister for Brian and Daniel.

Congratulations to the boys and girls from Glenties, Kilkenny and Drimnacrosh national schools who received the Sacrament of First Holy Communion in St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Saturday 9th June. They were – John Gallagher, Andrew Scott, Moya Mannering, Shauna Mc Grath, Gerard Melly, Camilla Molloy, Rose Gallagher, John O’ Malley, Danielle Byrne, Donal Corcoran, Christine Breslin, Ciara Molloy, Ronan O’ Donnell, Lorraine Molloy, Shane Molloy, Kevin Boyle, Conor Ferguson, Kieran Mc Dyre, Hughie Gallagher, Joanne Boyle, Michelle Quinn, Gerard Molloy and James Melly.

West Coast Cormorants Swimming Club held their end-of-year Gala in Ballyshannon Pool on Wednesday 27th May. This marked the end of another very successful year, with two eight-week teaching sessions in Letterkenny, while the teenagers availed of Water Safety classes in Ballyshannon earlier in the year. The Gala was a great occasion, combining closely fought races and fun events as well. The results were as follows —Girls 11 and under—1st Alanna Molloy, 2nd Barbara Boyle, 3rd Melissa Byrne. Girls 10-12 —1st Laura Gallagher, 2nd Irene Boyle, 3rd Deirdre Mc Gill. Girls over 12 — 1st Alyce Mc Grath, 2nd Aisling Corcoran, 3rdAine Scott. Boys 12 and under—1st Jamie Molloy, 2nd Patrick Moss, 3rd Thomas Scott.

2 Width Race (A)—1st Dualbhta Mc Mullin, 2nd Suzanne Mulhern, 3rd Daniel Shovlin. 2 Width Race (B) 1st Shane Mc Donnell, 2nd Mairéad Mc Devitt, 3rd Colette Breslin.

The Swimmer of the Year Cup was handed over by last year’s winner Daniel Shovlin, Kilraine. Laura Gallagher from the Glen of Glenties was the winner this year. Laura has been a dedicated swimmer for some time now and we hope she continues to enjoy swimming for many years. This year we say goodbye and thanks to Anne Hayden and Sean Mc Kenna who have given many years of teaching service to the Club. We welcome the help of new recruits Eleanor Cape and Kieran Gallagher and we hope to see more of the young people taking an interest in the teaching area. Many thanks to the teachers and committee and many helpers at the Gala, who helped to make it such a successful year.


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