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Glenties Notes on March 22th 2000

Congratulations to the twenty -eight boys and girls from the five schools in the Parish who received the Sacrament of Confirmation from Bishop Philip Boyce in the Church of the Holy Family, Edeninfagh on Saturday 18th March 2000.

Those confirmed were : – (Kilkenny N.S.) Leonard Quinn, Thomas Melly, Grainne Melly, Michael Gallagher. (Druimnacrosh N.S.) Daniel Shovlin. Conal O’ Callaghan, Martin Mc Hugh, Louise Mc Dyer, Lisa Gallagher. (Fintown N.S.) Máire Ní Gaoithín, Mairéad Ní Fhloinn, Naomi Nic Daibhidh, Lisa Ní Bhaoill, Ashleigh Ní Aindrís, Barra Mac Gaoithín, Seosamh Mac Fhloinn. (Edeninfagh N.S.) Dara Ó Gallachóir. (Scoil Mhuire N.S.) Michael O’ Donnell. Shaun Mc Gill, Shane Mc Donnell, Tracy Mc Cahill, Caroline Mc Brearty, Rory Gildea, Séan Fleury, Laura Farren, Francine Connaghan, Luke Cape, Aileen Boyle.

Sincere sympathy is extended to Margaret Rodger, Main Street on the death of her sister Mary O’Donnell which took place in Seattle on Sunday 12th March 2000. Originally Sweeney from Meenasrone, Fintown, Mary went to America seventy-two years ago.

The death took place on Sunday 19th March 2000 of Andy Hegarty, Letterkenny. Sincere sympathy is extended to his wife, Evelyn, (formerly Campbell, Church Road, Glenties) their family and all his relatives and friends. Evelyn is a daughter of Mary and the late Neil Campbell.

Thanks to the Glenties Traders Association for the completion of their Millennium Project to restore the Church Bell and have it ring automatically. The bell will ring for the Angelus at 12 mid-day and 6p.m. each day, and will call the parishioners to Mass 15minutes before Mass begins. We appreciate the hard voluntary work that was put into this project by the members of the G.T.A. and the fundraising, which has covered the cost of the project.

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