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Naomh Conaill GAA Club Notes 8th April 2015

There was no winner of this weeks lotto jackpot, numbers drawn out were 6-11-13-15 and the €50×2 went to John McLoone Mill Road and Annmarie Cunningham Glen Road. Next weeks jackpot will be €3,200.

Naomh Conaill would like to thank everyone who attended and helped out in anyway to a fantastic quiz night on good Friday in the Community Centre Glenties.

Our seniors had a hard battle against Glenfin on Friday last in the Comortas Peile na Gaeltachta with a scoreline of 2-15 to 2-14.

Well done to our minor boys who had a good victory over Aodh Rua on Sunday last with a scoreline of 3-9 to 0-11.

Good luck to Amy Boyle Carr and Danielle McDevitt who are heading to Scotland this week to play for Ireland.

Well done to our seniors and reserves who got 2 more points in the league with both teams winning v Glenswilly at home on Sunday last. Reserves Naomh Conaill 1-10 Glenswilly 3-2 and senior Naomh Conaill 1-15 Glenswilly 1-10.

A special thanks must go to Seamus O’Malley who donated a fantastic homemade Easter egg to Naomh Conaill and well done to Gerry O’Donnell Mennahalla who guessed the correct weight of the egg weighing 7lb 9oz.

Glenties Notes 2nd February 2013

Mass in Rossnowlagh:
A bus will leave Mc Guinness’ Café at 6.00 p.m. on Tuesday 5th February and every first Tuesday for Mass in Rossnowlagh. The organisers wish to make an appeal for more people to join them.

Glenties Community Centre:
Bingo in the Glenties Community Centre every Tuesday Night at 9 p.m.; doors open at 8 p.m. Every Line €50, every House €100. Jackpot, if not won will be € 5000 on 45 numbers on the 5th February. If Jackpot is not won on the night € 300 will be paid out; Inhouse Draws. Snooker room will be open from 6 p.m. – 10 p.m. every evening except Tuesday. Snooker room will be open on Saturday and Sunday from 12 noon to 10 p.m. Bowls is on, every Monday evening from 8 p.m. and Ti Chi is on, every Wednesday at 8 p.m.-9 p.m. Drama for all ages is on every Thursday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Awards:
Congratulations to Amy Boyle Carr, from Scoil Mhuire who won the ‘Primary School Girl’s Award’ at the ‘Donegal Sports Awards’ function in the Mount Errigal Hotel, Letterkenny last Friday night. This was for her outstanding achievements in Gaelic, Soccer and Athletics in 2012. Amy is a daughter of Paul and Caroline Carr, Clós Naomh Conal, Tullyard Road, Glenties.

Congratulations also to Jim Mc Guinness, who received ‘Manager of the Year Award’.

Donegal Person of the Year:
Congratulations to Jim Mc Guinness who has been selected as 2012 Donegal Person of the Year by the Donegal Association in Dublin.

New Record:
Congratulations to Dr. John E. Ward, a scientist from Glenties, who has set a new NASA long duration Balloon record in Antarctica recently. John is a son of J.P. and the late Kathleen Ward, Station Road, Glenties.

New Arrival:
Congratulations to Evelyn and Charlie Mc Manus, Stranaglough, Glenties on the birth of their second child, a baby sister (Réiltín) for Seárlait. Evelyn is a daughter of Michael and Mary Ward, Straboy Glenties

P.T.A.A. Collection:
The local branch of the P.T.A.A. wish to thank everyone who gave so generously to the recent annual collection.

Legion of Mary Meeting:
Legion of Mary Meeting will take place in the Sacristy after 7.30 p.m. Mass on Wednesdays. New members welcome.

Collection:
The Pro-life Church Gate Collection taken up recently in Glenties amounted to € 530. The Pro-life Church Gate Collection taken up recently in Edeninfagh amounted to € 130. Thank you most sincerely to everyone who made a donation.

Jiving Classes:
Jiving Classes will recommence in the Highlands Hotel on Monday 4th February 8 p.m. – 10 p.m. Admission is € 5. Come along and learn to Jive, Foxtrot, Waltz, Quick Step, and Line Dance. Experienced Tutors. Have a great night’s fun and exercise. It is not necessary to bring a partner.

Tír Chonaill Gap Cycling Club:
The “Club Cycles” commence this Sunday – 27th January, from Glenties Community Centre, leaving at 9.30 a.m. Please arrive at the Community Centre on or before 9.20 a. m. All members welcome.

First Holy Communion:
Children from St. Riaghan’s, Drimnacrosh, Kilkenny N.S. and Scoil Mhuire will receive their First Holy Communion at 11 a.m. Mass on Saturday 25th May

First Confession:
First Confession for the First Holy Communion Children will take place in the Big Chapel on Friday 26th April at 8 p.m.

Naomh Conaill Club Notes 5th September 2012

Following the wonderful performance of our county team in the semi-final we find ourselves in the wonderful position of planning for the All Ireland final at the end of September. One of the main tasks of the club over the next few weeks will be in acquiring and distributing tickets. The demand for tickets will exceed our allocation. This will mean that many will be disappointed. The club will initially allocate tickets to full members who apply. If surplus tickets are available these will be allocated by a committee to those active within the club. Any person wishing to apply for a ticket must attend the clubhouse this Friday 7th September between 7 & 9pm. When applying for a ticket each person must apply individually. Juveniles applying must be accompanied by a full member. Anyone wishing to confirm whether they are full members should contact the club registrar David Kelch on 087 9220494. The club would ask all persons wishing to attend the game to also attempt to source tickets independently as this will reduce pressure on our own allocation.

There was no winner of last weeks lotto. The numbers drawn were 2,7,11 and 25. Two prizes of €50 went to Nellie Doherty Ard Mc Gill and Janice Mc Nelis Narin Road. Next weeks jackpot is €3,000.

The U-13’s were beaten by Ardara in the league last week. Naomh Conaill 3-11 6-04 Ardara. This Wednesday 5th September they are away to Naomh Mhuire in the Banks at 5.30pm.

Well done to the U-14’s who won the Division One Regional Championship Final last week beating Ardara 1-11 6-08 Naomh Conaill. They now play Buncrana in the County Semi Final.

Good luck to the U-15 team who travel to Stewartstown Co. Tyrone this Saturday 8th September to represent Donegal in the Ulster Og Sport.

The U-21 A Football Championship game between ourselves and Ardara ended in a draw last week. Ardara 1-09 2-06 Naomh Conaill. No date has been fixed for the replay.

The reserves had a good win over Ardara in the league. Naomh Conaill 0-13 0-08 Ardara. Unfortunatly things didn’t go as well for the senior team with Ardara coming out on top. Naomh Conaill 1-08 0-15 Ardara. This Wednesday 5th September the senior play in the final of the Patsy Brogan Memorial Tournament against Killybegs in Donegal town at 7.00pm.

The club held a very successful 5k last Tuesday with a large number of participators. 1st home was Eoin Waide followed by Johnny Mc Loone. The 1st lady was Tracey Boyle 2nd Euanne Breslin. 1st U-16 Boy was David Keeney 1st U-16 Girl Amy Boyle Carr. Thanks to Martin Doherty and his committee for organising the event so well. Thanks to the local Garda, the stewards, tea ladies and to all those who took in food it was all very much appreciated.

The Naomh Conaill club would like to offer its deepest sympathy to the Duffy Family and the Termon GAA club on the tragic death of Andrew.

Glenties Notes 16th June 2012

All Ireland Champions:
Congratulations to the Glenties Scoil Mhuire Girls who had double success on the football field in the space of two days. They followed up their magnificent all Ireland win in Tallaght on Tuesday to clinch the Finn Harps Competition on Thursday. This means the girls have had a clean sweep in both Gaelic and soccer winning every competition they have entered. Well done to Amy Boyle Carr who was selected as ‘Player of the Tournament’ in Dublin. A fantastic achievement for all involved.

“Cash for Clobber”:
St. Riaghan’s “Cash for Clobber” collection is on Monday 18th June. Scoil Mhuire “Cash for Clobber” collection is on Wednesday 20th June.

Collection:
Thanks to all who contributed to the recent Irish Cancer Society Collection. The amount raised was € 782.00.

Bike Week:
Bike Week is commencing on 16th June. Along with the weekly run Tír Conaill Gap Cycling Club will run a Fun Cycle Day. The club invite everyone, of all ages and levels of cycling that would like to get out their bike for a fun social run, to come along on Sunday 17th June at 3 p.m. and join them at the Community Centre. Why not make it a family day out? There will be a Barbeque afterwards in Costcutters Car Park.

Graveyard Sunday:
Mass will be celebrated in the New Graveyard, Glenties on Sunday 8th July at 3 p.m. Mass will be celebrated in Edeninfagh Graveyard at 3 p.m. on Sunday 5th August.

Fundraising Dance:
A fundraising dance in aid of Naomh Conaill Ladies and Fintown Harps will take place in Halla Baile Na Finne, Fintown next Sunday 17th June. Music is by The Regulators. Doors will open at 8 p.m. and music will start at 9 p.m. Admission is € 10. Get your dancing shoes on and support two local clubs.

Community Centre:
Bingo is held in the Glenties Community Centre Glenties, every Tuesday night at 9 p.m. Every line is €50, every house is €100. Snowball Jackpot is €1800 on Tuesday 19th June on 45 numbers; if not won €300 will be paid out. In-house draws. Snooker every night from 6 p.m. except Tuesday. Anyone wanting to rent the Community Centre please contact 0872679321.

Bingo:
Winners on Tuesday 5th June at the Bingo in the Community Centre, Glenties were – Fidelma Burke, Bruckless won € 300; Mary Gallagher and Mamie Mc Geehan won € 150 each; Anne Quinn, Anne Furey, Johnny Mc Cole, Hugo Mc Dyer, Glenties, Sean Maloney, Ardara and Josie Martin won € 100 each; Breege Gallagher, Rosbeg won € 60; Anthony Burke, Bruckless, Irene Langan, Cathy Connell, Portnoo, Mary Kennedy, Main Street, Bridie Boyle, Helen Mc Dyre, Letterilly, Annie Deane, Kilcar, Carmel Fitzgerald, Josie Martin, Sally Mc Guigan, Josie Martin, Miss Harkin and Josie Martin won € 50 each.