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Glenties Parish Newsletter 9th October 2018

Masses for week ending 14th October 2018

9th October
10th October
7.30pm John Conway R.I.P. – 1st Anniversary (Naomh Conaill Close)
11th October

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament following Mass with Benediction at 6pm

12th October
13th October

7.30pm Eddie Bonner R.I.P. (Ard Connell)

14th October


Naomh Conaill’s Got Talent: Have you got talent? Then come along to the Naomh Conaill’s Got Talent Show in aid of the Minor Board on Friday 12th October in the Market Hall, Glenties at 7pm. The talent show is open to all primary and secondary school children up to 17 years of age. All acts welcome. To enter please contact: Owen McGeehan (Fintown) 086 2506653; Robert Farrell (Glenties) 087 9347180; Linda Kennedy (Glenties) 0868504432. Come along for a great night of fun and talent. Admission: Adults €5, children free.

Part Time Cleaner Required: A cleaner is required in St Riaghan’s NS Drimnacrosh for 8 hours per week outside of school hours. (PRSI/PAYE deductions applicable). Written applications should be forwarded to: Chairperson, St Riaghan’s NS, Drimnacrosh, Glenties, Co Donegal. F94NH95 on or before Monday 15th October 2018.

Donegal has been selected for one of the concerts of the Comhaltas 2018 Tour of Ireland. This concert is starring Ireland’s leading traditional musicians, singers and dancers. The venue is Glenswilly Hall, Foxhall, Letterkenny on Sunday 14th October 2018 @ 8.00pm. For further information Tel 086 0805509.

The Flu Vaccine for the 2018/2019 season is now available in the Primary Care Centre, Glenties. All those aged 65 or over, or those with chronic health issues etc are advised to get vaccinated. Please ring 074 9551330 and make an appointment with the Practice Nurse.

The Irish Cancer Society’s Daffodil Centre in Letterkenny University Hospital, Co. Donegal is a walk-in information and support centre for cancer patients, their families and anyone concerned about cancer. We’re currently looking for volunteers to work with our Daffodil Centre Nurse based in the hospital. Training will be provided. If you’d like more information contact; Deirdre Murphy, Irish Cancer Society Tel: 01 231 0564 or

Trócaire is currently recruiting volunteers to support their fundraising, campaigning and education work here in Ireland. If you are interested in volunteering with Trócaire please visit or call +44 2890808030 for more information.

Visitation of the sick & elderly will take place this week as follows : –
Tuesday 9th October Ard Connell, Main Street, Tullyard Road, Dr McCloskey Crescent, Stranaglough, Meenalargan, Altar, Ard Patrick.
Friday 12th October Stonepark, Mill Road, Derries, Kilraine, Drimnacrosh, Tullyhoniver, Narin Road, Loughcrillan Road, Letterilly, Maas, Mulnamina, Gortnsillagh, Drimnasillagh, Buncrobog.

Rosary on the Coast for Life and Faith will take place on Narin Beach on Sunday 7th October at 2:30pm. All welcome

Áras Sheáin Bhain, The Library, Fintown. Classes Commencing in October. Conversational Irish: Monday 8th October 7.00 to 8.00 p.m. Guitar Lessons: Wednesday 24th October 7pm Beginners and 8pm Advanced. If interested ring 074 95 46071 or 087 243 1910 to register.

The Friends of Letterkenny University Hospital will hold their Annual Church Gate Collection on Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th October 2018.

Glenties Community Centre Amalgamated Ltd CE scheme have vacancies for Horticultural workers, Maintenance workers, Youth worker for the Hub, C.E criteria applies. To apply for any of the above please e-mail for more information. C.E workers can avail of training to up skill while on CE scheme. Anyone wishing to book the Hall may call to office Monday to Friday 10 A.M.–2 P.M 074 9557880 or Mary at 0860872754 or Laura at 0862518322.
Bingo Tuesday 9th October Jackpot €13,300 on 45 numbers or less.
Circuits class: Tuesday & Thursday mornings 6.30AM.
Mother and Toddler Group: Friday 10.30—12.00.
Farren School of Speech and Drama commencing 11th October 2018 Thursday 5.00-6.00pm contact Anna 0877704155.

Découpage Workshop starting 6 Nov. X 5 weeks. Time 10am – 1pm. Découpage is the art of decorating an object by gluing cutouts in combination with special paint effects. So why throw out that old chair or locker. Ring 0879695053 for further details.

Fundraising Dance in Elliott’s Bar, Lettermacaward on 28th October 2018 in aid of Letterkenny and Galway University Hospital Oncology Units.

Radio Maria Ireland – Your Catholic Radio Station – is pleased to announce that we are now available via TV – Saorview (Freeview) Channel 210. We look forward to your company!

Last week’s OFFERTORY COLLECTION amounted to € 1,720.00. Thank You

Church of the Holy Family, Edeninfagh

SUNDAY MASS: *** 12 .15 p.m. ***

Sunday 7th October 12.15pm Patrick & Bridie Mulhern R.I.P., Lugnagillew
Saturday 13th October 2.00pm Peggy Molloy R.I.P., Lower Mully (1st Anniversary)
Sunday 14th October 12.15pm John Boyle R.I.P., Mully

Last week’s Irish Heart Foundation Collection amount to €40.45. Thank You
Last week’s OFFERTORY COLLECTION amounted to € 340.00. Thank You


Notices for the Parish Newsletter must be submitted NO LATER THAN 1.00 P.M. WEDNESDAY to the Parochial House, 074 95 51117. Parish email Address:


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