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Glenties Notes on November 1st 2001

The witches and their friends were all out this year again for their annual gathering in the Limelight , Glenties. Since it’s inception three years ago it has become an outstanding success, with many people putting a lot of effort into their costumes. There were witches, of course, monsters, ghosts, demons, mummies, topical celebrities and some very famous faces among the crowd. The Glenties Traders Association would like to thank everyone who made this year’s ‘Ball’ the best one yet. Money raised will go towards local charities and organisations. Hope to see you all again next year! 

On Saturday 13th October 2001 Mary Molloy and Mike Gill were married in the Church of the Holy Family, Edeninfagh. Fr. Patrick Prendergast P.P. Glenties officiated and celebrated Nuptial Mass. Mary is a daughter of Martin and Julia Molloy, Buncrubog, Glenties and Mike is a son of the late Peter and Mary Gill, Main St. Carrick on Shannon. Her parents gave the bride away and she was attended by her sister, Kathleen Bonar, niece, Andrea Molloy and cousin, Emma Craig. Ben Conlon, a friend of the groom was bestman and two other friends, Martin Mc Mahon and Martin Murray were groomsmen. Caoimhe Molloy and Caelum Bonar, niece and nephew of the bride were flowergirl and pageboy. Readings were by Anne Marie O’Connor, niece of the groom and Derek Molloy, nephew of the bride. Stephen, Louise, and Ciara Molloy, nephew and nieces of the bride, Therese O’ Connor, niece of the groom and John Mc Mahon, friend of the couple read Prayers of the Faithful. Cormac Molloy, brother of the bride and Frances Gill, sister of the groom brought the Gifts to the Altar. The Communion Reflection was by Brendan Doherty, friend of the groom. The reception was held in the Highlands Hotel, Glenties and the honeymoon was spent touring.

Congratulations to Christine Fletcher, Ard Patrick, Glenties and John Mc Cool, Main Street, who were married in Glenties last Saturday.

Barn Dance Classes, given by Edith Bradley, will resume in the Highlands Hotel on Monday 5th November at 9.00p.m. Everyone welcome.

Donegal Choirs and Musicians, and distinguished Guest Artists will perform Mendelssohn’s ‘Elijah’ in St. Eunan’s Cathedral, Letterkenny, on next Sunday 4th November at 7.30p.m. as a fitting celebration on the historic occasion of the Cathedral’s Centenary. Among the distinguished singers is local man Eamonn Bonner (Tenor). Tickets available at the door and at local outlets.

Sincere sympathy is extended to Noel Conefry, Mill Road, Glenties on the death of his brother Leo Conefry, Ardee on Sunday 21st October.

The major draw being organised by the Dolmen Centre, Kilclooney in conjunction with Club Rathcairn, continues to generate a lot of enthusiasm with great demand for tickets. Many people are hoping to win the Spanish Villa or the car or one of the other fabulous monthly prizes. Tickets will be available in your area soon, and they are £60 each or £10 monthly by Bank Standing Order. Your support would be greatly appreciated. For enquiries please contact the draw co-ordinator, Anne Moy at 075-41367.

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