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Glenties Notes 1st August 2013

Sympathy:
Sincere sympathy is extended to Elizabeth Mc Dyre and family, Maas, Glenties on the death recently of Elizabeth’s father, Peter Burns, Annagry.

Sincere sympathy is extended to Francie Boyle, Ard Patrick, Glenties and Brian Boyle, Maas, Glenties on the death recently of their sister, Mary Mc Daid.

Bingo:
The winners at the Bingo in the Community Centre, Glenties on Tuesday 23rd July 2013 were – € 25 winners – Cathy Connell, Mary Kennedy, Margaret Reilly and Margaret Gillespie; € 50 Winners – Paddy Harkin, Bernadette McDevitt, Mary McGeehan, Lisa Boyle, Sally McHugh, Fiona Boyle, Margaret Gallagher, Jamsie Byrne, Michael Langan, Teresa McKelvey, Evelyn Whyte, Annie McGlynn and May Kennedy; € 60 Winner – Breege Roarty; €100 Winners – Caitriona Gallagher, Marian Ward, Patrick McHugh, Kay McCarthy, Roisin Harkin, Marie Boyle, Sandra Byrne and Mary Gallagher; € 300 Winner – Paula Hegarty.

Mass in Rossnowlagh:
A bus will leave Mc Guinness’ Café at 6.00 p.m. on Tuesday 6th August and every first Tuesday for Mass in Rossnowlagh. The organisers wish to make an appeal for more people to join them.

Naomh Conaill 5K:
The Naomh Conaill 5k Run / Walk will take place on Friday 9th August at 7 p.m. starting from the Clubhouse. Come out and support your local Club by running / walking or take along the buggy. Small kids are welcome to take their bikes to cycle along with a walker. Registration is from 6 p. m. There is ample parking and full changing / shower facilities. Tea and refreshments will be served immediately after the run / walk. A bouncy castle will also be on site to keep the children busy. Entry fee is € 8 for Adults and € 3 for under 16’s.

Edeninfagh Graveyard Mass:
Mass will be celebrated in Edeninfagh Graveyard on Sunday 11th August at 3 p.m.

Water Safety Weeks at Narin / Portnoo:
Irish Water Safety Weeks 2013 ~ this year there will be two Water Safety Swim Weeks held in Narin – Portnoo. The dates are 29th July to 2nd August and 5th to 9th August. Swim Classes will take place at Narin Strand, and Water Safety Classes will be held off the Pier in Portnoo. Everyone is welcome for what is always a great experience of sea swimming, with excellent instructors, and good opportunity for young people to work for another Water Safety Badge. Registration will take place on Monday 29th at 10 a.m. at the beach and all information about times of classes etc. will be given then.

Open day & Car Wash:
Glenties Fire Station- Open Day & Car Wash in aid of The Donegal Hospice. The Fundraising ‘Fun Day’ will take place next Saturday 3rd August, starting at 10 a.m. Adults & Children are most welcome to have a look around the Fire Station, and avail of the Car Wash. All Donations for The Hospice will be gratefully received via a Bucket Collection at The Fire Station.

Naomh Conaill Club Notes 31st July 2013

There was no winner of last weeks lotto. The numbers drawn were 1,5, 16 and 23. Two prizes of €50 went to Mary Gallagher Ardaghey and Hugh Gallagher Narin Road. This weeks jackpot is €3,200.

Well done to our U12 team who had a very comprehensive victory over Killybegs in the U12 championship final on Monday evening and well done also to the B team who won their final.

Commiseration to the third team who were beaten in the junor B championship by the narrowest of margins by St Eunans on Sunday. St Eunans 1-07 0-09 Naomh Conaill.

The Naomh Conaill 5k run/walk will take place on Friday 9th August @ 7pm starting from the clubhouse. Come out and support your local club by running/walking or take along the buggy. Small kids are welcome to take their bikes to cycle along with a walker. Registration is from 6pm. There is ample parking and full changing/shower facilities. Tea and refreshments will be served immediately after the run/walk. A bouncy castle will also be on site to keep the children busy. Entry fee is €8 for adult and €3 for under 16’s.

All tickets ordered for the quarter final Donegal v Mayo must be collected in the clubhouse on Friday evening between 7 & 8pm.

Good luck to the Donegal senior football team especially the Naomh Conaill lads when they take on Mayo in the All Ireland quarter final this Sunday in Croke park.

Glenties Notes 25th July 2013

The Late Fr. John Mc Loone:
The death took place in Letterkenny Hospital on Wednesday 17th July 2013 of Fr. John Mc Loone P.P. Frosses. His Remains were brought to the Parochial House, Frosses on Thursday evening and to the Church on Friday evening. Burial took place in the Church grounds after Requiem Mass at 11 a.m. on Saturday morning. A native of Glenties Fr. John was ordained in St. Eunan’s Cathedral, Letterkenny in 1967. He served as a Curate in Tory Island from July 1967 – September 1968, in St. Eunan’s Cathedral, Letterkenny from September 1968 – June 1982, in Clar from June 1982 – December 1988. He was Parish Priest in Frosses from January 1989. He is survived by two sisters, Sr. Anne Mc Loone, Ballybofey and Bried Boyle, Mullaghdubh, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends to whom sincere sympathy is extended; sincere sympathy also to his loyal housekeeper. Irene Higgins. His sister Maura Mc Bride and brother Michael predeceased him.

Graveyard Masses:
Mass will be celebrated in Kilraine Graveyard this Thursday 25th July at 7.00 p.m. Mass will be celebrated in Edeninfagh Graveyard on Sunday 11th August at 3.00 p.m.

Open Day:
An Open Day will take place at Church of Ireland, Glenties on Tuesday 30th July from 11 a.m. onwards, with Local Arts & Crafts and More. Tea / Coffee & Refreshments Served. Everyone is most welcome to come along during the day.

Naomh Conaill 5K:
The Naomh Conaill 5k Run / Walk takes place on Friday 9th August at 7 p.m. starting from the Clubhouse. Come out and support your local Club by running / walking or take along the buggy. Small kids are welcome to take their bikes to cycle along with a walker. Registration is from 6 p. m. There is ample parking and full changing / shower facilities. Tea and refreshments will be served immediately after the run / walk. A bouncy castle will also be on site to keep the children busy. Entry fee is € 8 for Adults and € 3 for under 16’s.

Church Gate Collection:
The Donegal Hospice Church Gate Collection, taken up recently in Edeninfagh, amounted to € 128.09. Many Thanks for your contributions.

Glenties Community Centre:
Bingo in the Glenties Community Centre every Tuesday night at 9 p.m. Every line € 50; every house €100; if not won Jackpot will be €7500 on 45 numbers or less. If not won on the night € 300 will be paid out; in house draws. Faith Healer Michael Curran will be in the Glenties Community Centre every Monday night from 7-9 p.m. Snooker room is open from 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. every day. Anyone who would like to book the Community Centre ring 087 2679321.
Glenties Community Centre Amalgamated C. E. Scheme is recruiting new participants for their scheme which will commence on 26/09/2013. Any one interested should email glentiescommunitycentre@yahoo.ie or ring 087 9695053. Fas criteria apply.

Simon Community Church Gate Collection:
North West Simon Community Church Gate Collection will be taken up next weekend. North West Simon Community works to prevent homelessness throughout County Donegal.

Donegal Hospice Church Gate Collection:
The Church Gate Collection taken up recently in aid of Donegal Hospice amounted to € 581.91. Many thanks for your contributions.

Water Safety Weeks at Narin / Portnoo:
Irish Water Safety Weeks 2013 ~ this year there will be two Water Safety Swim Weeks held in Narin – Portnoo. The dates are 29th July to 2nd August and 5th to 9th August. Swim Classes will take place at Narin Strand, and Water Safety Classes will be held off the Pier in Portnoo. Everyone is welcome for what is always a great experience of sea swimming, with excellent instructors, and good opportunity for young people to work for another Water Safety Badge. Registration will take place on Monday 29th at 10 a.m. at the beach and all information about times of classes etc. will be given then.

Glenties Notes 21st February 2013

Sympathy:
Sincere sympathy is extended to Cissie Meehan, Dr. Mc Closkey Crescent, Glenties on the death recently of her sister Nellie Meehan, Thower; also to her nieces, Breid Mc Loone and Maria Mc Dermott, Altar, Glenties and all the other relatives and friends.

Sincere sympathy is extended to the family, relatives and friends of Mary B. Connaghan, formerly of Mill Road, Glenties who died in England on Thursday 7th February 2013. Her Remains were brought to St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Saturday 16th and burial took place after 12 noon Mass on Sunday 17th February.

Sincere sympathy is extended to the relatives and friends of Aidan Boyce, Mill Road, Glenties who died on Thursday 14th February and was buried on Saturday last.

New Arrival:
Congratulations to James and Eilish Mc Dermott, Lucan, Dublin, on the birth of their second child, a baby brother (John) for Donal. James is a son of Danny and Mary Mc Dermott, Meenagrubby, Glenties.

Kilkenny N. S. Enrolment:
Enrolment Forms are available at the school for 2013 / 2014 school year. For further details 074 9544270.

Glenties Community Centre:
Bingo in the Glenties Community Centre every Tuesday evening at 9pm. Every line €50, every house €100. Inhouse draws. Jackpot if not won will be €5300 on 45 numbers or less on Tuesday 26th February. If not won on the night €300 will be paid out. Snooker room will be open from 4pm – 10pm every evening except Tuesday night. It will close at 8pm on Tuesday night. On Saturday and Sunday snooker room will be open from 12 noon to 10pm.

Foroige 5K Run / Walk:
There will be a 5 K Run / walk on the Sunday 24th February in aid of the Foroige Club. Everyone is welcome to come along and support us. The entry fee is € 3 for U / 16s and € 5 for adults.