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Glenties Notes 2nd April 2015

The winners at the Bingo in the Community Centre, Glenties, on Tuesday 24th March 2015 were – €25 Winners – Lars Anderson, Maria Boyle, Margo Gallagher, Philomena Mc Callig, Mary Duffy and Mary Mc Mahon; €35 Winners – Nellie Doherty, Bridie Gallagher and Ann Mc Keown; €50 Winners – Margaret Melly, Amy Doherty, Nancy Gill, Margaret Murray, Philomena Mc Callig, Bella Mc Gill, Mary Duffy, Lily Byrne, Jamsie Melly, John Ross Molloy, Norah Mc Hugh, Denise Maguire and Nellie Maguire; €100 Winners – Patsy Mc Dyre, Paddy Gill, Lily Byrne, Mary Doherty, Cissie Meehan, Bridie Boyle and Bridget Burke; €300 Winner – Ann Buchanan.

Cake Sale:
There will be a Cake Sale in aid of the Glenties Day Centre on Good Friday 3rd April from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Day Centre. All goods are home baked. Please support.

Congratulations again to the Boys and Girls who received the Sacrament of Confirmation from Rev. Bishop Philip Boyce in Glenties, on Sunday 15th March 2015. Kilkenny NS. – Eoin Sharkey; StRiaghan’s NS, Drimnacrosh – Connor Roarty; SN. – Éadan Fhionn Fhraoich (Edeninfagh NS) Cormac Ó Cuinn, Odhran Mac Callaig, Elaine Ní Chóilin, Daire Ó Dochartaigh, SN Cholmcille, Baile na Finne – Shauna Ní Bhaoill, Chloe Nic Eoin, Gráinne Ní Chuinn, Megan Nic Gaoithin, Rebecca Ní Ridir, Eibhlín Ní Bhaoill, Aoife Ní Bhaoill, Aoife Ní Mhongain. Maitiu Ó Giobúin, Marcus Mac Monagail, Cahir Mac Daibhidh, Micheal Mac Ceallabhuí and Michael Doran, Lacklea; Scoil Mhuire, Glenties – Grainne Agnew, Aoise Doherty, Emma Doherty, Karle Doherty, Elizabeth Gill, Aine Mc Nelis, Orlaith O’ Donnell, Caitlin Ward, Jack Boyle, Neil Francis Boyle, Mark Burke Melly, Mark Campbell, Aodhan Gavigan, Daniel Gildea, Aidan Gilroy, Nathan Hanlon, Robbie Mc Donnell and Adam Molloy.

The Late John Gallagher:
The death took place, at his home, on Wednesday 25th March 2015 of John Gallagher, (better known as John Pat Owen), Strasallagh, Glenties. Requiem Mass was celebrated by John’s nephew, Fr. Francis Mc Loone, assisted by Fr. Denis Quinn, nephew of John’s wife, Mary Josephine, and Fr. Gerard Cunningham in The Church of The Holy Family, Edeninfagh, Glenties on Friday and burial took place afterwards in The New Graveyard, Glenties. John is survived by his wife, Mary Josephine, one son, Pat, two daughters, Isobel and Annie, one sister, Kathleen, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, in-laws, – other relatives and friends, to whom sincere sympathy is extended. Three brothers, Dan, Cornelius and Frank and five sisters, Mary B., Maggie, Josephine, Bella and Annie T., predeceased him. John would have been 99 in June.

Easter Charity Cycle:
Tír Chonaill GAP Cycling Club will host the Annual Easter Charity Cycle and Run on Monday 6th April. Registration will take place at 10 a.m., in the Glenties Day Care Centre, with refreshments served afterwards. Proceeds in aid of the Glenties Foróige, The HubYouth Centre, and Glenties Community Playgroup. Distances are 30 k or 60 k cycle, 5 k run / walk, or Duathlon 5 k run & 30 k cycle. See Facebook for details, or contact any committee member.

Annual Good Friday Alzheimer’s Walk:
The Annual Good Friday Alzheimer’s Walk will start from The Day Centre at 11 a.m. Refreshments afterwards in The Day Centre. Donation will be greatly appreciated. Everyone is welcome.

Good Friday Family Table Quiz:
Naomh Conaill GAA club invite you to a Family Table Quiz on Good Friday 3rd April at 7.30 p.m. in the Community Centre, Glenties. Teams of 4, € 5 per person or under 16s teams of 5, € 3 per person. Tea / coffee will be served at the interval. Come along and enjoy a fun evening.

Please change small coins into €2 or €1 coins or bank notes, and bring your Trócaire donation in the special Trócaire Envelope provided in your Sunday Envelope Box, dated for Holy Thursday.

Glenties Notes 27th March 2015

First Child:
Congratulations to Laura and Ben Craig, Church, Road, Glenties on the birth recently of their first baby, a little girl (Lily).

Wedding Bells:
Congratulations to Caroline Mc Brearty, Stracastle, Glenties and Martin Gillespie, Derrydruel, Lettermacaward, who were married recently in the Church of the Holy Family, Edeninfagh, Glenties.

Good Friday Family Table Quiz:
Naomh Conaill GAA club invite you to a Family Table Quiz on Good Friday 3rd April at 7.30 p.m. in the Community Centre, Glenties. Teams of 4, € 5 per person or under 16s teams of 5, € 3 per person. Tea/coffee will be served at the interval. Come along and enjoy a fun evening.

Glenties Palm Sunday Masses:
Saturday 28th March 7.30 p.m. Sunday 29th March 8 a.m. & 11a.m. The Blessing of Palms will take place at the beginning of all the Masses

Edeninfagh Palm Sunday Mass:
Next Sunday – 29th March 12 mid-day.
The Blessing of Palms will take place at the beginning of Mass.

“Do This In Memory”
The Paris Based Preparation Programme for First Holy Communion called ~ “Do This In Memory” will continue Next Sunday ~ 29th March at 11a.m. Mass.

Easter Confessions with Visiting Priests:
Monday 30thMarch 8.00 p.m. in Glenties
Tuesday 31stMarch 8.00 p.m. in Fintown & Kilclooney
Wednesday 1stApril 8.00 p.m. in Ardara

Edeninfagh Easter Confessions:
Next Sunday ~ 29th March immediately after 12 mid-day Mass.

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

The Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind:
The Volunteers, who collected money for The Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind in Glenties, Fintown, and Kilclooney, would like to Thank Everyone who donated money to the cause. The Total collected was €1, 095. Thanks for all the generous donations.

Cake Sale:
There will be a Cake Sale in aid of the Glenties Day Centre on Good Friday 3rd April from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Day Centre. All goods are home baked. Please support.

Community Employment:
C.E. Participant required for Glenties Day Centre. D. S.P.Criteria applies. If interested, please contact your local D. S. P. Office ‘ 9560500.

Bingo Winners:
The winners at the Bingo in the Community Centre, Glenties on Tuesday 17th March were – €25 Winners – Paddy Gallagher and Annie Boyle, €30 Winners – Sandra Moore and Maureen Hanlon; €50 Winners – Bridie Boyle, Sandra Moore, Amanda O Connell, Sandra Moore, Annie Mc Menamin, Rosaleen Gallagher, James Smith, Breige Boyle, Maureen Hanlon, Patricia Gallagher, Claire Keeney, Patricia Gallagher, Sally Mc Hugh, Hugh Gallagher, Ann Byrne, Mary Gavigan, €100 Winners – Olivea Kelsh, Margaret Murray, Patricia Gallagher, Letitia Doherty, Sarah Mc Glynn, Edmund Brennan and Margaret Reilly; €300 – Winner – Bridie Gallagher.

Glenties Notes 15th November 2013

Christmas Day Bingo:
Bingo will be on Christmas Day at the earlier time of 7p.m. instead of on Christmas Eve this year in the Glenties Community Centre.

Bingo winners 5/11/2013 in Glenties Community Centre – were € 20 winners – Renee McGill, Margaret Gallagher and Mary Duffy; € 25 Winners – Irene Langan, Sean Gallagher, Breid Boyle, Yvonne Doherty, Marian Ward, Nancy Dorrian, Aoife McCardle, Bridie Doherty and Lisa Coughlan; € 40 winner – Mary Geasley; € 50 winners – Imelda Gallagher, Patsy Martin Breege Roarty, Ann McDyre, Emer O’Donnell, Sarah McDyre, Bernadette Gallagher and Marie Boyle;. €100 winners – Brown Kid, Kathleen Boyle, Eoghan Harkin, Rose McGroarty, Anthony Burke and Anne Furey; €300 Winner -Rosaleen Melly.

Bingo Winners on 29/10/2013 were – €20 winners – Patrick Gallagher, Breege Boyle and Joan Rodgers; €25 winners – Ann Kennedy, Nora Gallagher, Charlie McGlynn and Patsy McDyre; €50 winners – Fiona Gallagher, Sally McHugh, Kay McGeehan, Maura Kilbane, Anne Quinn, Gerry Doherty, Joan Rodgers, Margaret Brennan, Isobel McLoone and Anne Kennedy; .€100 winners – Amanda ‘Connor, Gerry Doherty, Rose McGroarty, Joan Rodgers, Bernadette Gallagher, Bean Boyle, Lisa Coughlan, Sarah Gill, Rose McFadden; €300 winner – Christine McCool.

Congratulations to Liam Martin, Glenties, on his graduation at Athlone Institute of Technology with First Class Honours in Business. Liam is a son of Patsy and Bernie Martin, Church Road, Glenties and is a past pupil of Scoil Mhuire and St. Columba’s Comprehensive School, Glenties

Sincere sympathy is extended to the relatives and friends of Peter Mc Mahon, Fintown, who died recently.

Sincere sympathy is extended to the wife, family, relatives and friends of Pat Molloy, Mill Road, Glenties, who died on Tuesday 5th November and was buried on Thursday.

Sincere sympathy is extended to the relatives and friends of Marina Mc Ghee, Kentucky, Ardara, (formerly Gildea of Mill Road, Glenties) who died on Saturday 9th November 2013 and was buried in Ardara on Monday.

World Remembrance Day for Victims of Road Traffic Accidents:
The 11 a.m. Mass on Next Sunday -17th November will be celebrated for this intention. If you would like to have a friend or relative remembered at this Mass, please telephone Anne Mannering 089 974 6050.

The Sacrament of Confirmation will be administered in St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Sunday 18th May 2014 at 11 a.m.

Trocaire Syria Appeal:
The numbers are staggering 8.4 million people in urgent need of vital humanitarian aid; 5.8 million people forced to abandon their homes; 1.8 million people seeking shelter in neighbouring countries. Behind each of those figures are real people, people who have lost everything and urgently need your help. Trócaire is helping to bring vital aid to the people who need it most. We are working with local partners to provide food, shelter, clean water, and other basic needs for women, children, and men, forced to flee their homes. Already, over 255, 855 Syrian refugees have benefited from our support; but this crisis is deteriorating so rapidly that we are appealing for you to help us reach even more people.100% of every donation received to our Syria emergency appeal will go directly to our response to this devastating crisis. ”A Special Collection for Trócaire’s Syria Appeal will be taken up at all Masses next weekend.

Glenties Community Centre:
Bingo in the Glenties Community Centre every Tuesday night at 9 p.m. Every line is €50, every house is €100. Jackpot if not won, will be €9000 on the 19/11/2013, if not won on the night €300, will be paid out. In house draws. Bingo will be on Christmas Day this year instead of Christmas Eve.

Bowls: Bowls in the Centre every Monday night at 8 p.m.
Tai Chi: Tai Chi is on in the centre on Wednesday night at 8pm.
Drama Classes for children: Helen O’Grady Academy Drama classes for children are on every Thursday evening from 5 p.m.
Snooker: Snooker room is open from 4 p.m. – 10 p.m. every evening. Bookings for the Community Centre contact 087 2679321.

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

Parish Social:
The Glenties Parish Social will take place on Sunday 1st December in the Highlands Hotel, commencing at 3 p.m. with Mass. A warm welcome is extended to all our Senior Citizens. The Committee would appreciate any Donations or Raffle Prizes towards the running costs of the event.

Naomh Connaill C.L.G.:
The Club’s “Strictly Come Jiving” will take place on Saturday 23rd November in the Highlands Hotel at 8 p.m. Tickets, priced €15, are now on sale from the Highlands Hotel, The Inniskeel Co-Op, Maxwell’s, Ballinamore and from any of the dancers.

Cake Sale:
Glenties Day Care Centre will hold a Cake and Craft Sale in The Community Centre next Sunday 17th November after 11a.m. Mass. Please support this worthy cause.

Glenties Notes 21st June 2012

New Arrival:
Congratulations to Catriona and Michael Bonner, Naomh Conaill Close, Glenties on the birth recently of their third child, a baby brother (Jenson) for Dion and Amy.

Busking Festival:
This weekend, from Friday 22nd June until Sunday 24th June 2012 the town of Glenties will host it’s first ever Busking Festival. Performers are expected from near and far. Registration takes place on Saturday morning in the Community Centre from 10 a.m. – 12 noon. It will be a festival for all the family as there is a Junior Section for performers aged up to 16 years. Entertainers of all types, as well as musicians can enter the competition, which takes place all day on Saturday on the Main Street. It will be judged under three categories – Talent, Entertainment Value and Crowd Participation. The prize money of € 3500 is very inviting Presentations to the winners of the competition will take place at the Bridge on Main Street at 2 p.m. followed by performances by the winning acts.

Variety Concert:
On Saturday evening June 23rd a variety concert will be held in the Community Centre, Glenties starting at 8.30 p.m. This event is hosted by the Glenties Community Action Group and features The Cookstown Sizzlers and local acts. Admission is € 5 with all proceeds going to Glenties Church of Ireland restoration fund.

Glenties Community Centre:
Bingo in the Glenties Community Centre every Tuesday night at 9 p.m. Every line is €50; every house is €100; the Snowball Jackpot will be €1900 on Tuesday 26th June on 45 numbers; if not won €300 will be paid out. In-house draws; Snooker every night except Tuesday from 6 p.m. Any enquires contact 087 2679321.

Winners at the Bingo in The Community Centre, Glenties on Tuesday 12th June were – Bernie Bell, Glenfin won € 300; Mary Gaseley, Claire Keeney, Ann Mc Ginley, Margaret Murray, Christine Mc Cool, Helen Mc Dyer, Anne Kennedy, Dungloe, Teresa Mc Kelvey, Fintown, Kathleen Mc Glynn and Breege Roarty won € 100 each; Philomena Mc Callaig, Mary Mc Gill, Mary Gaseley, Paula Hegarty, John O’ Donnell, Sally Mc Guigan, Dinnie Long, Maureen Gildea, Rose Boyle, Dungloe and Mary Kennedy won € 50 each; Mary Gaseley and Anne Timoney won € 25 each; Claire Keeney, Sarah Gallagher, Kathleen Kennedy and Mary Kennedy won € 15 each.

Sheep Dog Trials:
Sheep Dog Trials will be held down the Church Road Glenties beside the GAA field on the 25th and 26th of August 2012. This will also be a family fun weekend with stalls bouncy castles etc.; Booking for stalls will be essential. Ring 074 9557880 (10 a.m. to 2 p.m.) or 087 9695053. For more information email

New Health Centre, Glenties:
A Part-Time Caretaker is required for the New Health Centre in Glenties (cleaning service included); employed on a contract for service basis. Please forward a CV / Letter of Interest by Tuesday 26th June to Valerie Bradley, Personnel Manager, Personnel Department, Finn Valley Centre, Stranorlar, Co. Donegal. You may contact Valerie on 074 9189116 or 086 0201170 for informal queries.

Care of the Aged Collection:
The Glenties Care of the Aged Committee will hold their annual Church Gate Collection on Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th June. The proceeds will go to the running cost of our Day Centre.

Glenties Playgroup Summer Camps:
The Camps are on from 2nd July to 20th July – Monday – Friday- 10.30 a.m. – 2 p.m. Open to all children in Glenties and surrounding area; including children visiting the area; Children 3 years – 8 years in the School Building and Children 6 – 12 years in the School Gym / Community Centre. 2nd July – 6th July – Children 6 – 12 years – football with Marty Boyle in School Gym, Children 3 – 8 – Arts and Crafts, Wild Bird Demonstration by Pedro, Cooking, Bouncy Castle in the Pre- School Building. Detailed Brochure available in all local retail shops. Please book early to avoid disappointment, as places are limited. Contact Bridie on 9551907.

Cake Sale:
There will be a Cake Sale in the Pre-School Building on Friday 22nd June at 12.30 p.m. in aid of Animals in Need, Donegal Town. Please support this worthy cause; thank you.

Glenties Notes 22nd December 2011

Mass on Christmas Eve will be celebrated at 9 p.m. in both Chapels – Glenties and Edeninfagh. Mass on Christmas Day will be celebrated at 9.30 a.m. in Edeninfagh and in Glenties at 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. The 11a.m. Mass is a Family Mass and the children from the local schools will be participating.

Church Crib
The money collected in the collection box at the Crib will be donated to Maria Rafferty’s work in Ethiopia.

Message from Loreto Sister Mary Elizabeth Kirke – Peru Appeal
“Many thanks to the Edeninfagh and Glenties Community for the welcome and tremendous support you gave me during the past weekend. I was overwhelmed by the generosity of your response to my Peru Appeal. Between the collection and later donations it came to € 2,530. Know that all of you and your loved ones will be remembered often at our evening prayer in Lamud and in Lima, Peru. May God bless you always especially now during Advent and Christmastime.”

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. New Year prizes will be given out on 27th December. Snooker Tables open every evening except Tuesday from 6 p.m. – 10 p.m. The Committee would like to thank everyone for their continued support and wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

Winners at the Bingo on Tuesday 13th December were – Marian Ward won the Jackpot of € 400. Anne Furey, Sarah Long, John O’ Donnell, Shaun Maloney, Michael Langan, Philomena Mc Gettigan, and Michelle Byrne won € 100 each. Isobel Mc Loone, Rosaleen Melly, Dim Melly, Mickey Herron, Anne Boyle, Ardara, Denise Maguire, Dim Melly, Peter Sweeney, Breege Gallagher, Anne White, Patricia Long, Charlie Mc Brearty, Rose Molloy, Hugh O’ Donnell and Mary Mc Gettigan won € 50 each. Brenda Byrne, Brown Kid and Hugo Mc Dyre won € 35 each.

The St. Vincent de Paul Church Gate Collection amounted to € 1,451. The Conference wish to thank everyone who donated so generously and also those who donated to our monthly collection during the year.

The Church Gate Collection for Epilepsy taken up in Edeninfagh amounted to € 103. Thank you to everyone who contributed to the collection.

Cake Sale, Tea Coffee / Day
The Staff of the Bank of Ireland, Glenties would like to thank all those who baked and donated to their Cake Sale, Tea / Coffee Day. A total of € 652 was raised for Make-A-Wish Foundation. Thank you all for your generosity.

Christmas Shoe Box Appeal
Hazel Barrett would like to thank everyone who supported the Christmas Shoe Box Appeal. Over 700 boxes were sent off from this area to needy children. Hazel is travelling to Moldova in January to deliver boxes so she will see first-hand the response from the children.

Glenties Notes 1st June 2011

The Late Sarah Quinn
The death took place at her home on Tuesday May 17th of Sarah Quinn, Mully, Glenties. Her Remains were brought to The Church of The Holy Family, Edeninfagh on Thursday. Frs. Denis Quinn, Shane Gallagher, Pádraig O’ Bhaoill and Francis Mc Loone concelebrated Requiem Mass. Family members did the Readings, Prayers of the Faithful and brought the Gifts to the Altar. Burial took place in the local graveyard. Sarah is survived by two sons, John and Hughie, three daughters, Bridgeen, Marion and Bernadette, sisters, Mamie, Maggie, Susan, Gracie, Rosie, Eileen and Kitty, brothers, John and Paddy, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends to whom sincere sympathy is extended. Her husband Cormac died in September 2003. Two sisters, Bridget and Annie and two brothers, Pete and Barney also predeceased her.

Congratulations to Naomh Conaill U/16 team who beat Naomh Colmcille in the Division 2 League Final in Letterkenny last week.

The winners at the Bingo in the Community Centre, Glenties on Tuesday 24th May were – Isobel Mc Loone and Charles Mc Carron won € 200 each. Threasa Molloy, Brigid Mc Cabe, Frosses, Patsy Martin, Bridie Doherty, Paula Hegarty, Letty Doherty, Rosaleen Melly, Johnny O’ Donnell and Bríd Molloy won € 100 each. Michael Sweeney, Ardara won € 60. Shaun Moloney, Ann Mc Hugh, Nancy Laurie, Anne Timoney, Vera Breslin, Denise Campbell, Sinead Byrne, Breege Gallagher, Rosbeg, Brown Kid, Mary Mc Geehan, Sally Mc Hugh, Bríd Molloy and Patricia Molloy won € 50 each.

Cake Sale
There will be a Cake Sale in the Community Centre, Glenties on Saturday evening after Mass in aid of Glenties Theatre Workshop.

X – Factor
The total amount collected in this year’s X- Factor night which was held in Paddy’s Bar, Glenties was € 3,611.02. The local Mountain Rescue Service and the Playschool each received € 600 and The Donegal Hospice received € 2,411.02. A special word of thanks to everyone who helped in any way in making the night such a great success.

Glenties Theatre Workshop
Anyone interested in taking part or helping in our next production please contact 087 9704647 or check out our Face book page (Glenties Theatre Workshop) and post on it. Our next production will be Footloose and we will begin auditions in the coming weeks.

Graveyard Mass
Mass will be celebrated in the New Graveyard, Glenties on Sunday 17th July at 3.00 p.m. and in Edeninfagh Graveyard on Sunday 7th August at 3.00 p.m.

The Irish Cancer Society Church Gate Collection will take place next weekend 4th & 5th June.

Weight Watchers
Shape up for Summer by joining Weight Watchers for men and women every Thursday evening in the Community Centre, Glenties from 6 00 p.m. Tel. 087 6486047.

Fintown Festival
The Fintown Festival kicks off on Friday evening 3rd June with a football match in Páirc Acla at 7.30 p.m. between Highland Radio and Fintown Harps, in aid of Ionad Lae Cholmcille. The Official Opening is at 9.00 p.m. by Donegal Ladies All-Star, Yvonne Mc Monagle at the Railway Inn. On Saturday – Leisure Cycle at 1 p.m. – Barbecue at Teach Jimmy with Traditional Music at 8 p.m. and Oiche Airneail at 9 p.m. with Fergus Mc Gee and friends. Family Fun Day on Sunday at Fintown Industrial Estate with Marching Bands, Irish Dancing, Craft Display; also Fun Bus for children and face painting etc. and Vintage Tractor Run. Open Air Market with all stalls welcome. At 4 p.m. there is an Open air music session at Arás Shein Bhain with traditional musicians and singers. On Monday there will be Sports in Páirc Acla at 2 p.m. and at 10 p.m. the Lord Mayor Crowning Dance will take place in Noble Bar.

Feast of St. Anthony
Mass will be celebrated in Rossnowlagh on Tuesday 14th June. Blessing of the Lilies will take place. A bus will leave Mc Guinness’ Café at 6.00 p.m. Newcomers are welcome.