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Glenties Notes on May 30th 2000

 The programme of events is currently in the process of being finalised. All hotels and pubs were requested to provide details of music-entertainment for the period from Thursday Sept 7th – Tuesday 12th Sept to Colm Campbell. To ensure inclusion in the actual programme all details must be with Colm Campbell by Tuesday June 6th at the latest. Can anyone imagine a six day festival of events being organised and there being no funfare for the children of the locality? Such is the case this year! The commmittee has scoured the town for a suitable venue being made available, and, various property owners have been asked but to no avail. The festival will be devalued substancially should a venue not be found. Please inform any committee member by Tuesday 6th June should you  be aware of a suitable venue.
The float parade was a tremendous success last year and it is hoped this can be built on. All local business and clubs and associations should be drawing up plans at this stage and be making necessary preparations.

The Glen Tug-o-War team  came 2nd in the 600 kilo Novice Ulster championship in Crossroads, Killygordon last Sunday, and they also came 2nd again in the 680 kilo senior competition.

If there is anyone out there with sit-on toys ie.tricyles, tractor & trailors etc. which they are no longer using, the playgroup would love to have them. Contact Bridie after 2.00pm at 075-51416 or anyone connected with the playgroup.

A ceili mor will be held in the Limelight on Sunday 11th June, and the music is provide by the “Art McNally Trio”. It will cost £4 per person and this includes supper. Dancing will be from 10pm-1am

Congratulations to Susan and Pat O’Donnell,Glen Road, on the arrival of their baby girl recently. A little sister for Colleen and Gemma. Also congratulations to Mary and Shaun Paul Byrne, Ballybofey,on the arrival of their first baby, a little girl recently. Mary is the daughter of Phil and Nora Gallagher, Buncrubog, Glenties.

Don’t forget to come out this evening for the walk, starting at the Community Centre at 7.30pm.Please wear comfortable footwear. Everyone is welcome to join. The walk will take approx 2 hours.


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