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Glenties Notes 3rd May 2012

First Holy Communion
Congratulations to the boys and girls from St. Riaghan’s, Drimnacrosh, Kilkenny N.S. and Scoil Mhuire, who received their First Holy Communion on Saturday last.

Winners at the Bingo in the Community Centre, Glenties on Tuesday 24th April were – Rosaleen Melly won € 300; Cathy Connell, Nancy Dorrian, Terence Breslin, Rosemary Whelan, May Kennedy, Ann Marie Cunningham, Sally Mc Callaig, Sally Mc Hugh and Michael Doherty won € 100 each; Emer O’ Donnell won € 60; Donal Brennan, Breege Roarty, Anne Moy, Hannah Sweeney, Fidelma Burke, Marian Ward, Maggie O’ Donnell, Mary Mc Dermott, Catherine Ferry and Sarah Mc Glynn won € 50 each; Anthony Burke, and Eileen Gallagher won € 25 each.

Class of ’75 Reunion
The Comprehensive School Class of 1975 Reunion is confirmed for Friday 3rd August 2012. Full details will be available on and

Community Employment Scheme
General workers are wanted for Tidy Towns Community Employment Scheme commencing in mid June; FÁS criteria applies; Contact 086-1209524.

Important Public Meeting
There will be a Public meeting on Friday 4th May in the Community Centre, Glenties starting at 8 p.m. The purpose of this meeting is, to get the views of the Community on changing the date of the Harvest Fair Day from the 12th September to the 2nd Saturday in September, thus having the Fair on a weekend every year, enabling people who are away from home to come home for the fair.

The Late Annie Maguire
Fr. Shane Gallagher celebrated Requiem Mass on Wednesday morning 25th April 2012 for Annie Maguire (wife of the late Packie Maguire, Glen Road, Glenties) and their son, Patrick Hugh, who predeceased her. Annie died on 10th November 2011 and her Ashes and her son’s were brought home for burial with her husband. Family members did the Readings and Prayers of the Faithful. She is survived by one daughter Ann, sons, Barney, Kevin, Danny and Eugene, grandchildren, in-laws, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends, to whom sincere sympathy is extended. Burial took place in the New Graveyard. Another son, Jimmy, also predeceased her.

Sincere sympathy is extended to Helen Mc Dyre and family Letterilly, Glenties, on the death of Helen’s mother, Mary Boyle, Drimladrid, Lettermacaward, which took place in Letterkenny Hospital on Monday 2nd April; also to all the relatives and friends.

The Donegal Branch of the Diabetes Federation wishes to thank everyone who contributed to their recent Church Gate Collection. The amount raised was € 670. Your support is greatly appreciated.

The Multiple Sclerosis Church Gate Collection held recently amounted to € 685. A very sincere thank you to all who contributed so generously.

The recent Irish Kidney Association Church Gate Collection amounted to € 800. Thank you to everyone who made a contribution.

Glenties Notes 1st December 2011

Sincere sympathy is extended to his son, brothers, sister, other relatives and friends of Gerry Mc Dermott, Cellbridge, Co. Kildare. Gerry was a son of the late Con and Fanny Mc Dermott, Edeninfagh, Glenties. He was predeceased by his wife some years ago.

Sincere sympathy is extended to her family, nieces and nephews, relatives and friends of Annie Maguire formerly of Glen Road, Glenties who died recently in England. Her husband Packie predeceased her some years ago. Annie was 99 years old and was an aunt of the late Gerry Mc Dermott.

Santa coming to Kilraine
GAP Tourism has invited Santa to the Gap Walking Trail (Bord na Mona site) on Saturday 10th December from 4.30 p.m. – 6. 00 p.m. Tickets are on sale in your local Post Office. Cost is € 10 for one child and € 25 for three of more. Any queries please contact Rosemary on 087 9692076.

Scoil Mhuire Annual Carol Service
Scoil Mhuire annual Carol Service will be held on Wednesday 14th December at 6.30 p.m. in St. Connell’s Church, Glenties. There will be refreshments in the Community Gym afterwards and also a Special Guest. Everyone is welcome to join us.

Big Bingo
There will be a Big Bingo in the Community Centre, Glenties on Tuesday 6th December 2011. Games 1 to 5 – Lines € 100, Full Panel – € 300, Game 6 – Line – € 100 and Full Panel – € 2000 Jackpot. Games 7 to 11 – Line € 100 and Full Panel € 300. Price including Jackpot sheet is – Single Book € 25, Double Book – € 40. Extra Jackpot sheet costs € 5. Doors will open at 7.30 p.m.

Meeting for Parents of First Holy Communion Children
A meeting for Parents of First Holy Communion Children of Scoil Mhuire, St. Riaghan’s and KilkennyN.S. will take place in Scoil Mhuire on Wednesday 7th December at 8.00 p.m.

Parish Social
The Glenties Parish Social for all the Senior Citizens of the area will take place next Sunday 4th December at 3 p.m. in the Highlands Hotel. The support of the public would be very much appreciated from 5.30 p.m. onwards.

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul
The Society of St. Vincent de Paul may be contacted confidentially on 087 1539018 if you are experiencing financial difficulties for Christmas.

Church Gate Collection
The Church Gate Collection taken up recently for The Community Gym at Scoil Mhuire amounted to € 738.00. Thank you to everyone who contributed to the collection.

Thank You
Edeninfagh N.S. Fundraising Dance raised € 3,705.00. Thank you to everyone who supported this cause so generously.

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

Wedding Bells
Congratulations to Francis Herron, Letterilly, Glenties and Patricia Boyle, Rosbeg who were married in KilclooneyChurch on Saturday last.