Glenties Notes on November 10th 2005
Congratulations to Sharon and Niall Gallagher, Upper Kilraine, Glenties on the birth recently of their first child, a baby girl.
Congratulations to Liz Boyle, The Rock, Glenties and Patrick Bonner, Burtonport, who were married in St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Saturday 5th November.
Congratulations and Best Wishes for many more years to Dr. Mc Closkey and Margaret Boyle, Glenties, who recently celebrated their 90th Birthdays in Strangriff Nursing Home, Stranorlar.
There will be an open meeting in Mullanmore School on Thursday evening 10th November at 8.00p.m. to discuss the celebrations for the Centenary of the opening of the Church of the Holy Family, Edeninfagh.
On Thursday evening 10th November at 8.00p.m. there will be a Rural Women’s Get Together meeting in the Highlands Hotel, Glenties. If you are interested in Crafts, Knitting, Crochet, Embroidery, Rug Making, Quilting, Lace, Painting, Pottery, Cooking, Flowers, Singing, Dancing or just chatting, come along. All ladies welcome.
The death took place in Dublin of Nan Harkin, (nee Keeney) Mill Road, Glenties on Sunday 20th October 2005. Her remains were brought to her home on Tuesday evening and to St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Wednesday. Fr. Pat Prendergast P.P. Glenties celebrated Requiem Mass. Readings were by a nephew Martin Mc Gettigan and a niece Eithne Harkin. Nan’s son Peter and her granddaughter Sarah Harkin read Prayers of the Faithful. Her Goddaughters Yvonne Crawford and Maureen Wright brought the Gifts to the Altar and her son Brendan gave the Eulogy. Music and singing was by Cliona Heena. Burial took place in Killybegs. She is survived by her husband Charlie, sons Peter, Brendan and Charles and daughter Marina, grandchildren, sisters, Mena, Glenties, Mamie, Sally and Nora in England, daughters-in-law, son-in-law, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends to whom sincere sympathy is extended. Her two brothers, John and Conal Keeney predeceased her. Nan, a native of Tullyhoniver, Glenties spent the most part of her life in England and only returned to Glenties about six years ago.
The death took place in Letterkenny Hospital on Friday 4th November 2005 of Maggie Gallagher (nee Mc Kelvey), Stranaglough, Glenties. Her remains were brought to her home later that day and to St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Sunday. Fr. Pat Prendergast P.P. Glenties celebrated Requiem Mass. Readings were by her nephew Peter Mc Kelvey and grandniece Danielle Kelly. Music was by Sr. Immaculata on the organ. Burial took place in the New Graveyard. Her husband Michael predeceased Maggie 27 years ago. Her brothers Paddy, Peter, James and Neil, sisters, Bridget, Rose and Mary also predeceased her. Maggie is survived by nephews, nieces, other relatives and friends to whom sincere sympathy is extended. She was the last surviving member of the family of Peter and Rose Mc Kelvey of Drimconcooshe, Glenties and was ninety-one years old in June of this year. Maggie knitted Aran Sweaters up until she went into hospital a few weeks ago.
On Saturday 22nd October 2005 Patrick Roarty and Jennifer Lyons were married in St. John the Baptist Church, Kinsale. Patrick is a son of Fergus and Breege Roarty, Ard Mc Gill, Glenties and Jennifer is a daughter of Brendan and Phyllis Lyons, Ballincollig. Fr. Myles Mc Sweeney officiated and celebrated Nuptial Mass. Her father gave the bride away and her sisters Anne and Laura Lyons and Maria Quaid attended her. Jim Mc Guinness, friend of the groom was bestman and his two brothers Raymond and Michael Roarty were groomsmen. Sarah Carroll was flowergirl and Tiernan Roarty was pageboy. Readings were by Laura Lyons and Helen Roarty. Sinead, Maria, Tony and Damien read Prayers of the Faithful. Both mothers brought the Gifts to the Altar. The reception was held in Actons Hotel Kinsale and the honeymoon was spent in South Africa.
Sincere sympathy is extended to Ann Conaghan, Main St. Glenties on the death of her aunt, Maureen Reid, (nee Mc Cafferty, Glencoe), which took place last week in Kilkenny.
Sincere sympathy is extended to Sonnie Hanlon, Dr. Mc Closkey Crescent and Richard Hanlon, Tullyard on the death recently of their sister, Cassie Elliott, Lettermacaward; also to her nieces, nephews and all her relatives and friends.
Sincere sympathy is extended to the relatives of Jim Molloy, formerly of Grayffy, Glenties who died recently in Canada.
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