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Glenties Notes 11th October 2013

League County Champions:
Congratulations to our U / 16 team who defeated St. Eunan’s on Sunday last 6th October 2013 in the Division 1 League County Final in Glenfin. Well done lads!

Glenties Afterschool:
Glenties Afterschool is now taking names for those interested in an Arts and Crafts Session. This will take place every Thursday from 2 p.m. until 5 p.m. Children will be picked up from Scoil Mhuire and provided with a healthy snack on arrival. For further information ring Bridie or Kellie 074 95 51907.

Collections:
The collection for the Irish Heart Foundation, taken up recently in Edeninfagh amounted to € 85. Thanks to all who subscribed.

The Dyslexia Collection taken up on the weekend of 25th August amounted to € 656.00 Thanks to everyone who made a donation.

Céilí, Sets and Two-Hand Dance Classes:
Céilí Sets and Two – Hand Dance Classes commenced in the Highlands Hotel, Glenties on Wednesday 9th October from 8 p.m. – 9.30 p.m. Tuition by Connie & Anne.

Glenties Community Centre:
Bingo in the Glenties Community Centre every Tuesday night at 9pm. Every line € 50, every house € 100. Jackpot will be € 8500 on the 15/10/2013, if not won on the night €300 will be paid out. In house draws.

Bowls in the Centre every Monday night at 8 p.m.

Tia Chi in the Community Centre every Wednesday night at 8 p.m,

Academy Drama classes by Helen O’Grady for children are on every Thursday evening from 5pm.

Snooker room is open from 4 p.m. – 10 p.m. every evening.

Bookings for the Community Centre contact 087 2679321.

There are still positions available on the Glenties Community Centre Amalgamated C.E. scheme D.S.P. criteria applies. For more information contact 087 9695053.

Glenties Notes 30th December 2011

Bingo
Bingo takes place in the Community Centre, Glenties every Tuesday night at 9.00 p.m. Doors open at 8.00 p.m. Every Line is € 50, every House is € 100 and the Jackpot is € 400. The Committee thanks everyone for their continued support. We now have a new Lift installed at a cost of € 35,000 for easier access to upstairs. To book the Community Centre ring 0872679321. Please support.

The winners at the Bingo on Tuesday 20th December were – Marita Ward won the Jackpot of € 400. Carol Sweeney, Rosbeg, Marion Davison, Dungloe, Anthony Burke, Bruckless, Mary Kennedy, Joan Mc Nelis, Mary Molloy and Hugo Mc Dyre won € 100 each. Breege Roarty, May Kennedy, Eileen Gildea, Ardara, Jamsie Byrne, Margaret Breslin, Burtonport, Teresa Furey, Shirley Campbell, Anne Quinn, Kathleen Gallagher, Manus Boyle, Burtonport, Fidelma Burke, Bruckless and Geraldine Harkin won € 50 each. Anne Kane, Bruckless, Maureen Hanlon, Leitir and Roisin Harkin won € 35 each. Sarah Browne, Hazel Staunton, Christine Chambers and Mary Gallagher won € 25 each.

Care of the Aged
The Care of the Aged Collection at Glenties amounted to € 1,025 and in Edeninfagh amounted to € 60. Sincere thanks to everyone who gave a donation. The Committee also wish to thank all those who donated spot prizes and cash donations for the Parish Social and everyone who assisted in any way to make the event such a success. Our special thanks to the Priests, to the Highlands Hotel and Frank Mc Ghee for making the function so enjoyable.

Thanks
The Staff of the Killybegs Community Hospital would like to take this opportunity to thank the community of Glenties for your continued support during 2011. All the patients and staff appreciate your fund raising efforts. They would like to wish you all a very happy and healthy 2012.

Glenties Notes 25th May 2011

New Arrival
Congratulations to Fiona and Laurence Breslin, Ardara on the birth of their fourth child, a baby brother (Finnian) for Alicia, Oisín and Lorcán. Fiona is a daughter of Vera and the late Kevin Breslin, Ard Patrick, Glenties.

Bingo
Winners at the Bingo in the Community Centre, Glenties on Tuesday 17th May were – Nancy Mc Gill and Anne Cannon won € 200 each. Ann Breslin. Claire Keeney, Dim Melly, Patsy Brown, Mrs Monaghan, Nellie Doherty, Mary Kennedy, Sean Carr and Anne Furey won € 100 each. Patricia White, Dan Mc Crudden, Maura Gallagher, Nellie Doherty, Fiona Boyle, Brown Kid, Peter Sweeney, Bid Fletcher, Vera Breslin and Mr. Sweeney won € 50 each. Nan Doherty and Nellie Doherty won € 25 each.

Wedding Bells
Congratulations to Breda O’Donnell, Mullantyboyle, Glenties and John Paul Breslin, Lettermacaward who were married in Glenties on Saturday last.

Sympathy
Sincere sympathy is extended to the family, relatives and friends of Sarah Quinn, Mully, Glenties, who died on Tuesday 17th May.

Fintown Festival / Leisure Cycle
In association with Fintown Festival Committee, Tír Chonaill GAP Cycling Club are holding a Leisure Cycle during the Festival, on Saturday 4th June starting at 1 p.m. Registration is at 12 noon. Entry fee is € 22, Club members € 20. Refreshments and shower facilities will be available after. For more information contact James on 087 2546592 or Hughie on 086 8581521. There will be two routes: a 30k and a more challenging 60k.

Medjugorje Peace Mass
The Medjugorje Peace Mass will be celebrated in St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Thursday 26th May at 8.00 p.m.
Ladies GAA –‘Wax, Shave and Dye Night’

Please come and support our ‘Wax, Shave and Dye Night’ on Friday 27th May in Melly’s Bar, Glenties at 9 p.m. in aid of the U- 14 Girls Trip to the All Ireland Féile in Cork. Have a fun night and support the girls.

Ulster Champions
Congratulations to the girls from Scoil Mhuire who won the Ulster 5 / side FAI Championships, held in Cavan last Thursday 19th May, having defeated Cavan (8-0), Monaghan (4-0) and Inishowen (7-1) Girls Champions. They will be playing in the All Ireland Finals against the three other provinces in Tullamore on June 1st. The girls have now won the County Gaelic, the County Soccer and Ulster Soccer; not forgetting the boys who won the County Gaelic. Well done to boys and girls and best wishes in the finals. If anyone is interested in travelling to Tullamore contact John Mc Cann at Scoil Mhuire.

Fintown Festival / Vintage Tractor Run
A Vintage Tractor Run will take place on Sunday 4th June at the Fintown Festival. It will start at 3 p.m. sharp. Refreshments will be provided. For further information contact Daniel Moy on 087 6315695.

Glenties Notes 2nd December 2010

Sympathy
Sincere sympathy is extended to Monica Kennedy, Narin Road, Glenties on the death recently in the U.S.A. of her brother, James Gallagher (formerly of Ardun, Glenties).  Sincere sympathy also to his nieces, nephews and all his relatives and friends.

Andy Doherty
The death took place at his home on Wednesday 24th November of Andy Doherty, The Rock and formerly The Wood, Glenties.  His Remains were brought to St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Friday morning.  Fr. Pat Prendergast celebrated Requiem Mass at 11 a.m. Readings were by his grandson, John Glynn.  Music and singing was by John F. O’ Donnell and Sinead Finn.  Burial took place in the local Graveyard.  He is survived by one daughter, Rosemary Glynn, five sons, Paddy, Danny, John, Andy and Tony, grandchildren, in-laws, other relatives and friends to whom sincere sympathy is extended.  Andy’s wife Margaret predeceased him fourteen years ago.  His sister Lil Gallagher, Meenahalla, Glenties and three other sisters and a brother also predeceased him.

New Arrival
Congratulations to June (nee Conefry) and Hugo Kilroy, Altar, Glenties on the birth recently of their fourth child, a baby sister (Clodagh) for Aidan, Emily and Bethany.

Bingo
The winners at the Bingo in the Community Centre, Glenties on Tuesday 23rd November were – Sandra Moore won the Jackpot of € 400.  Kathleen Boyle, Mary Doherty, Briege Gallagher, Emer O’ Donnell, Sean Carr, Kilcar, Patricia Molloy, Joseph Martin, Marie Boyle, Pauline Mc Geehan and Willie Mc Nelis won € 100 each.  Sandra Moore, Marian Ward, Bernie Martin, Christine Mc Cool, Rosaleen Gallagher, Ardara,   Isobel Mc Loone, Philip Gallagher, Paula Hegarty, Joanne Gallagher and Clare Keeney won € 50 each.  Patsy Martin, Fiona Gallagher and Paula Hegarty won € 20 each.

Advent
“Some Quiet Time-Out for Reflection throughout Advent” has started on Wednesdays from 8.30 – 9.30 p.m. at The Convent.  Everyone is welcome.

First Holy Communion
Children from St. Riaghan’s N.S. and Scoil Mhuire will receive their First Holy Communion in St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Saturday 7th May 2011 at 11 a.m. Mass.  Children from Edeninfagh N.S. will receive their First Holy Communion on Sunday 8th May in the Church of the Holy Family, Edeninfagh at 9.30 Mass.

Glenties Notes 28th October 2010

Collection
The I.S.P.C.C. collection which was taken up recently amounted to € 638.00.  Many thanks to all those who supported this cause.

Snooker Room
The Snooker Room in the Community Centre will be open every night except Tuesday from 6 p.m. – 10 p.m.  Bingo every Tuesday night.

Keep Fit Classes
Keep Fit Classes have started in Scoil Mhuire Gym on Tuesdays. Times:  5 p.m. – 6.30 and 7 p.m. – 8.30p.m.  The classes cater for females of all ages.  Cost is € 5. Looking forward to seeing you there.

Donegal Hospice Coffee Morning
The Behan Family, Ard Patrick are having a Coffee Morning in the Community Centre, Glenties on Saturday morning after 11 a.m. Mass in aid of Donegal Hospice.  Your support would be greatly appreciated for this very worthy cause.

Bingo
The Winners at the Bingo in the Community Centre, Glenties on Tuesday 19th October were – Mary Kennedy and Moya Gallagher won € 200 each.  Mary Kennedy, Glenties, Sarah Long, Fintown, Bridie Boyle, Bridie Doherty, Christine Mc Cool, T. O’Dochartaigh, Anne Quinn, Mary Furey, Ardara, Nan Doherty and Liz Buckley won € 100 each.  Caroline Kee, Laghey, Anne Kennedy, Sandra Moore, Sarah Long, Fintown, Maura Kilbane, Sarah Gallagher, Ardara, Mary Mc Gill, Ardara, Kathleen Griffin, Dim Melly, Rooskey, and Lisa Coughlan won € 50 each.  Sarah Long, Fintown, Kitty Mc Glynn, Anne Mc Dyre and Breege Brennan won € 25 each.

New Arrival
Congratulations to David Sweeney and Mary Heekin on the birth recently of their baby daughter (Niamh).

Sympathy
Sincere sympathy is extended to the relatives and friends of Kitty Hughes, formerly Quinn, Mully, Glenties who died in Dungannon last week.

Women on The Verge of HRT
Balor Rep. presents ‘Women on The Verge of HRT’ in the Community Centre, Glenties on Friday 29th October at 8.30 p.m.

Glenties Notes 21st October 2010

Cash for Clobber
Scoil Mhuire N.S. Glenties is having a ‘Cash for Clobber’ collection on Thursday 21st October.  Filled bags (bin liner size) can be brought to the school until school closes on the day.  This is a good way to get rid of unwanted clothing, paired shoes, curtains, linens, old handbags and belts and is in keeping with the ‘Green Schools Initiative’.  The school will receive € 4 for each well filled bag, which will go towards school funds.  Your contributions are greatly appreciated.  For further information please contact the school at 074 9551521.

New Arrival
Congratulations to Bernie and Ronan Molloy, Mill Road, Glenties on the birth recently of their third child, a baby brother (Jack) for Hannah and Adam

Bingo
The winners at the Bingo in The Community Centre, Glenties on Tuesday 12th October were – Rosaleen Melly won the Jackpot of € 400.  Brid Gallagher, Nan Doherty, Sally Mc Hugh, Paula Hegarty, Nancy Shovlin, Paddy Joe Gallagher, Rose Browne, Agnes Mc Mahon, Ann Kennedy and Mary Gallagher won € 100 each.  Bella Boyle, Ann Byrne, Hugh Gallagher, Elizabeth Buckley, Mary Furey, Josie Gallagher, Isobel Mc Loone, Carmel Doherty and John Molloy, Fintown won € 50 each.  Lettie Doherty, Margaret Murray, Helen Mc Dyre and Rosemary Whelan won € 25 each.

Thanks
Leo and Annette Mc Loone, all their family and bar staff at Leo’s Bar, Glenties would like to thank everyone for their support with the BBQ, which was held on August 1st.   € 2,000 was raised for the C.C.U. in Letterkenny Hospital.  Thanks to everyone who helped in any way to make it a success.

Sympathy
Sincere sympathy is extended to John Melly and family, Glenties on the death last week of John’s sister, Sadie Mc Monagle, Boyoughter, Lettermacaward; also to all the relatives and friends.  Sadie and her husband Michael lived in Glenties for a number of years, where Roddy’s Bar is now.

Christmas Lights Halloween Ball
The Annual Halloween Ball in aid of the Christmas Lights will be held in the Highlands Hotel, Glenties on Sunday 24th October.  Music is by Guilty of Rhythm.  Doors will open at 10 p.m.  Face Painting in the Hotel from 7 p.m.  There will be cash prizes for the best individual and group costumes.

Carnival Parade
The Carnival Parade will start from the Community Centre at 9 p.m.

Children’s Fancy Dress Parade & Family Fun Evening
On Saturday 23rd October there will be a family fun evening, with a Fancy Dress parade for the children from the Community Centre and afterwards to the Hotel ballroom for some Halloween treats.  There will be Face Painting in the hotel before the parade.

Sympathy
Sincere sympathy is extended to John Melly and family, Glenties on the death last week of John’s sister, Sadie Mc Monagle, Boyoughter, Lettermacaward; also to all the relatives and friends.  Sadie and her husband Michael lived in Glenties for a number of years, where Roddy’s Bar is now.

Swimming Lessons in Ballyshannon
West Coast Cormorants are running an eight week session in Ballyshannon Leisure Centre, starting on Tuesday 2nd November.  This session offers swimming lessons for beginners, improvers and higher levels.  This is a valuable opportunity for children to work for an Irish Water Safety Swim Award.  Application forms will be available in the usual outlets in Glenties and Ardara and should be returned by Wednesday 20th October, no later than Friday 22nd October.  Costs will be kept to a minimum this year, at € 85 per child, including travel, pool and certificate.  Parents please note: this is a voluntary, community-run club and we need each of you to supervise the bus on one occasion during the term.  For further details, please contact 086 0782699.

Collection
Self Help Africa Church Gate Collection will be taken up before the Masses next weekend.

Parenting Course
A Positive Parenting Course will be held in St. Riaghan’s N.S. Drimnacrosh, beginning on Wednesday 20th October.  The course will be run over a six week period, every Wednesday for two hours (excluding Wednesday 27th October- Mid Term Break) between 8 p.m. and 10 p.m.  There will be a break for tea / coffee during each two hour session.  This course, which is delivered by the H.S. E. is open to all parents of Primary School Children and is free of charge.  Subjects covered are Communication, Self-Esteem, Resilience and Behavioural Issues.  Please contact the school at 9551591.

Friends of Letterkenny Hospital
Thank you to everyone who contributed to the collection on the Harvest Fair Day in Glenties.  The amount raised was € 643.72c.

Novena of Masses for the Dead
Every Mass from Tuesday 2nd November until Wednesday 10th November in St. Connell’s Church, Glenties and The Church of the Holy Family, Edeninfagh will be a Mass for the Dead.  Special envelopes will be available at the door of the Church next weekend.

Coffee Morning
Edeninfagh N.S. will hold a Coffee Morning in aid of Temple Street Children’s Hospital tomorrow, Friday 22nd October, beginning at 10.30 a.m.  Donations will be accepted at the school on the day.  Everyone is welcome.

Fintown parish Bazaar
The Annual Bazaar will take place in Ballinamore School next Sunday 24th October at 2.30 p.m.  There will be some great prizes.  Your support would be much appreciated.

Glenties Notes 16th September 2010

Harvest Queen 2010
Congratulations to Shauna Mc Grath (representing Nighthawks) who was selected as this year’s Harvest Queen at a dance in the Highlands Hotel on Sunday Night.

Bingo
Winners at the Bingo in the Community Centre on Tuesday night were – Breege Roarty won the Jackpot of € 400. Mrs. Monaghan, Peggy Molloy, Fintown, Breege Roarty, P. Connaghan, Maura Boyle, Eileen Sweeney, Bernadette Mc Devitt, Joseph Martin, Ardara, Aggie O’ Sullivan, Leitir and Mary Breslin won € 100 each. Bernie Maguire, Binbane, Teresa Molloy, Fintown, Annie Deane, Kilcar, Bridie Boyle, Jean Boyle, Ardara, Christine Mc Cool, Catriona Gallagher, Norah Gallagher, Ann White and Margaret Murray won € 50 each. Fiona Gallagher and Maura Boyle won € 25 each.

Weight Watchers
Weight Watchers classes have recommenced on Thursdays in the Community Centre, Glenties from 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Night Classes
Enrollment for Night Classes in the Comprehensive School will take place on Monday 20th September from 7 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Weekly French Classes
Weekly French Classes will begin soon for 5 – 6 year olds, 7 – 8 year olds and 9 – 12 year olds. For more information contact Melinda Jackson on 086 3008276 or 9551453.

Thanks
The Voluntary Missionary Movement would like to thank everyone who contributed to the Collection taken up at Mass on 14th and 15th August, following a talk by Jim the VMM Volunteer. The amount donated was € 1,481.00.

Trócaire
Trócaire’s Director Justin Kilcullen has extended a heartfelt ‘Thank You’ for the Pakistan Appeal Collection. Your support will save lives.

Pilates Classes
Pilates Classes are recommencing in the Health Centre, Fintown on Monday 20th September from 7.30p.m. – 8.30 p.m. Beginners are welcome. Please contact Martina on 086 3846302 to reserve a place.

Glenties Notes 3rd September 2010

Dancing Weekend
Club Ceilí na Gleantaí presents the Annual Weekend of Dancing from 17th – 19th September in the Highlands Hotel, Glenties.  Dances – Friday 17th September – Welcome Ceilí / Sets with Triskell Ceilí Band. 9.30 p.m. – 12.30 a.m.                Saturday 18th September – Ceilí / Sets with Copperplate Ceilí Band – 9.30pm. – 12.30a.m.  Sunday 19th September – Farewell Dance with Copperplate Ceilí Band – 2p.m. – 5p.m.

Admission to dances is € 10.  Workshops – Saturday – Set Dancing with Padráig and Róisín Mc Eneaney and Sean Nós with Michael and Kathleen Mc Glynn – 10.30a.m.–1.00p.m. and 2p.m. – 4.30p.m.  Sunday – Donegal two-hand dances with Connie Mc Kelvey and Anne Connaghan 11a.m. – 1.00p.m.  Live music by the Gallagher Sisters.  Admission to workshops is € 5.  Weekend Ticket is € 30.  Refreshments will be served at all dances. (More Info)

Bingo
The winners at the Bingo on Tuesday 24th August in the Community Centre. Glenties were – Sandra Moore won the Jackpot of € 400.  Brenda Reid, Lisa Corchran, Sally Mc Hugh, Lisa Corchran, Dim Melly, Pauline Mc Aodhran, Noreen Mc Devitt and Margaret Gallagher won € 100 each.  Christopher Hanlon, Lettermacaward, Brenda Reid, Breid Roarty, Maura Kilbane, Ardara, Anthony Burke, Killybegs, Annie Deane, Kilcar, Mary Gallagher, Ardaghey, Tracy Hegarty, Stranorlar, Patsy Martin, Cathy Connell, Portnoo and Brenda Bonner, Sarah Gallagher, Eileen Gallagher and Bridget Mc Elwaine            won € 50 each.  Bingo every Tuesday night in the Community Centre, Glenties.  Doors open at 8.30 p.m.  Every Line € 50.  Every House € 100.  Jackpot € 400.

Youth Choir
The Youth Choir will meet for the first time this term on Saturday 4th September at 5.30 p.m. in The Chapel.  All members are asked to attend and new members are always welcome.  The usual practise is two rehearsals and one Mass each month.

Weightwatchers
The Glenties Weightwatchers Class will reopen this Thursday 9th September in the Community Centre from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.  Weigh in from 6p.m. – 6.30. p.m. Talk from 6.30 to 7 p.m.  Everyone is welcome.

Bonner Cannon School of Irish Dancing
Classes have resumed on Tuesdays in the Highlands Hotel, Glenties.  Beginners and junior dancers welcome at 4 00p.m.  Advanced class at 5.00 p.m.