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Glenties Notes on November 3rd 2005

The annual Witches Fancy Dress Ball that was held last Sunday night in the Highlands Hotel has been a great success as usual. A lot of effort is put into the costumes and this year was no exception. The Glenties Traders Association would like to thank all those who contributed to this success. The money raised will go towards the Christmas Lights, which cost approx. €7,000. Fund raising Boxes for the Christmas Lights will be placed in business premises in the town in the next few weeks so please give generously as we all look forward to the town being lit up for Christmas.

Due to uncontrollable circumstances the new swimming term will not commence until Monday November 21st. The list of names will be posted in Brennan’s video shop after the Halloween break.

Congratulations to Bríd and Joe Gavigan, Narin Road, Glenties on the birth of their third child, a baby brother for Kevin and Aodhan.

Congratulations to Olivia Mc Nelis, Narin Road, Glenties and David Kelch, Dublin, who were married in the Church of the Holy Family, Edeninfagh on Saturday last.

Sincere sympathy is extended to Frank Mc Ghee and family, Doohil, Ardara on the death of Frank’s mother, Gracie Mc Ghee, Ard-Conal, Ardara who died on Monday 17th October 2005; also to her nieces and nephews in the Glenties and Fintown area and to all her relatives and friends.

Sincere sympathy is extended to Maggie Keeney and family, Tullyhoniver, Glenties on the death of Maggie’s brother, Davy O’ Donnell, Drimloughdrid, Lettermacaward, which took place on Friday 27th October; also to his family, all his relatives and friends.

Sincere sympathy is extended to Charlie Harkin, Mill Road, Glenties and family on the death, at the weekend, of his wife Nan (nee Keeney); also to her sister, Mena Mc Gettigan, Mill Road to the Keeney families and to all her relatives and friends.

Best wishes to our senior team who meet Mayobridge, Co. Down in the Quarter Final of the Ulster Club Championship, on Sunday next in Newry.

A 25 Card Drive will take place in Mc Loone’s Bar, Maas, at 8.30p.m. on Friday 11th November and Friday 18th November. All proceeds go to Kilkenny National School Funds.

Participants required for new Community Employment Project in Glenties. If interested and in receipt of a Social Welfare Payment, please phone 087-7794171.

Any New Parishioner who would like a set of envelopes, or any parishioner who has changed address since this time last year, should leave name and address in the Sacristy after any of the Masses, or telephone the Parochial House – 9551117.

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