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Glenties Notes 30th March 2011

First Child
Congratulations to Evelyn and Charlie McManus, Ramelton on the birth of their baby daughter (Seárlait). Evelyn is a daughter of Michael and Mary Ward, Straboy, Glenties.

Winner
Congratulations to 16-year-old Riaghan O’Callaghan, who was the overall winner in the final of the ‘Borders Got Talent’ competition held recently in the Carlton Hotel, Belleek. Riaghan wrote the song and accompanied herself on guitar. She is a daughter of Tony and Angela O’Callaghan, Kilraine, Glenties.

All Ireland Champions
Congratulations to the Donegal Team who won the Vocational Schools All-Ireland Final against Cork on St. Patrick’s Day in Galway. Four members of our local Naomh Conaill Club were on the team, John O’Malley (Captain), Mark Gallagher, Glenties, Jason Campbell and Seamus Ellis from Fintown. Well done lads.

Bingo
The winners at the Bingo in the Community Centre, Glenties on Tuesday 22nd March were – Denise Campbell won the Jackpot of € 400. Anne Kennedy, Dungloe, Brenda Reid. Rosemary Whelan, Vera Breslin, Hazel Staunton, Mary Gallagher, Fiona Gallagher, Fiona Gallagher and Josie Gallagher won € 100 each. Christine Mc Cool, Kathy Connell, Ann Byrne, Patricia Molloy, Kitty Ward, Emer Doherty, Eileen Gallagher, Johnny O’ Donnell and Patricia White won € 50 each. Nora Gallagher and Frankie Gallagher won € 25 each.

Penitential Service & Ceremony of Light
The Penitential Service & Ceremony of Light for Confirmation Children, their parents and sponsors will take place in St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Thursday 31st March at 8.00 p.m. There will be an opportunity for confession, immediately after the Service, for those attending.

Scoil Mhuire First Holy Communion Children
There will be a Penitential Service for Scoil Mhuire First Holy Communion Children and their Families on Friday 1st April in the Small Chapel at 8.00 p.m. The Penitential Service will be followed by First Confession in the Big Chapel.

 

Naomh Conaill Notes 30th March 2011

There was no winner of last weeks lotto. The numbers drawn were 1,6,19,22. Two prizes of 50 Euro went to Frankie Devine and Denise Campbell, Glenties. The jackpot now stands at 5,900 Euro.

Both the senior and reserve teams got the new season of to good start with victories at home to Cloughaneely. The reserves came from behind to won 0-13 to 0-10 while the seniors were very impressive winning 1-16 to 1-11. Both teams are away to St Eunans this Saturday evening.

The minors are away to Naomh Mhuire this Friday at 6.30pm. The U16s beat Naomh Brid at home last Sunday and they are at home to Naomh Columba next Monday at 6.30pm. Anyone interested in the position of U21 manager can contact club secretary Seamus O’Malley before Friday 8th April also anybody interested in becoming Oifige na Gaeilge can also contact Seamus.

Take Your Pick takes place every Saturday night in Keeneys in aid of the players training fund. The club are having a Table Quiz this Friday night in Paddys Bar.

Club membership closes on the 31st March. The last night for underage registration is Wednesday 30th March between 7pm and 9pm.

 

Naomh Conaill Notes 21st February 2011

Good luck to John O’Malley, Seamus Ellis, Jason Campbell, Mark Gallagher and the Donegal Vocational School team in the All Ireland Final against Cork this Saturday which will be played at Fingallians GAA Club, Swords at 1pm. They reached the final after beating Meath 2-6 to 0-6 last Saturday in Ballyconnell.

Well done to the Glenties Comprehensive U14 team who reached the Ulster final after beating St Ciarans, Ballygawley 3-7 to 0-12 in Castlederg last Friday. They now play Virgina or Lurgan in the final which is due to be played on the 2nd or 3rd March.

The  500 club draw was held at the last excuetive meeting and the 1st prize of 500 Euro went to Ciara Molloy and 5 prizes of 100 Euro went to PJ Furey, Anthony Faulkner, James Gallagher, Gary O’Donnell and Eddie Gallagher.

There was no winner of last weeks lotto. The numbers drawn were 1,4,6,19. Two prizes of 50 Euro went to Declan Bonner, Glen Road and Tony Gallagher. The jackpot now stands at 5,400 Euro.

The AGM will be on this Sunday 27th Feb in the clubhouse at 6pm.

The club have been honoured to be named Donegal Club of the Year for 2010 and will be presented with their award at the Annual Co Board Banquet which will be held on Friday 4th March in Jacksons Hotel. Also on the night the Donegal U21 team will be presented with their Ulster medals. Tickets are 35 Euro and anyone interested can contact Muriel Hegarty.

The 3rd team will start training this Thursday 24th at 8pm.

Naomh Conaill Notes 15th February 2011

Congratulations to John O’Malley (captain), Seamus Ellis, Jason Campbell and Mark Gallagher who part of the Donegal Vocational Schools team that beat Monaghan in the Ulster Final last Wednesday night in Kildress. They now play Meath in the All Ireland semi final this Saturday in Ballyconnell at 2pm.

Well done to the Glenties Comprehensive U14 team who defeated Inver College, Carrickmacross last Thursday in the Ulster Schools quarter final. They now play St Ciarans, Ballygawley in the semi final this Friday in Castlederg at 11.30am or 12 noon. Anyone travelling to the game should however confirm details before hand.

The club held a very sucessful Annual Presentation Dinner Dance last Saturday night in the Highlands Hotel. Special Guests on the night were Aoife Mc Donald, Cathal Corey, Tony Scuillion and Sean Conoughton Co Board Youth Officer. Medals were presented on the night to our victorious Senior and U21 championship winning teams and our senior ladies team winners of the Junior Gaeltacht. Award winners on the night were Senior Player of the Year went to Anthony Thompson, Most Improved Player Martin Regan, Reserve Player of the Year Hughie Gallagher, Third Team Player of the Year Philip Gallagher and Hugh Breslin. Ladies Player of the Year winner was Emily Thompson and Most Improved Ladies Player was Laoise Ward. Presentataions were also made to John O’Malley, Seamus Ellis, Jason Campbell and Mark Gallagher who were members of the Donegal Vocational Schools team that won the Ulster Final last week and presentations were also made to Leo Mc Loone, Dermot Molloy, Ciaran Boyle and Seamus Corcoran who were part of the Donegal U21 team that won the Ulster championship.

There will be a first aid course in the clubhouse this Friday from 6pm to 10pm and on Saturday and Sunday from 9.30pm to 4.30pm. The cost of the course is 75 Euro and there is a limited places left anyone interested can contact Roseleen Doherty.

The AGM will be on Sunday 27th Feb in the clubhouse at 6pm.

Naomh Conaill – A History of the Naomh Conaill GAA Club in Glenties

The year 1921 saw the formation of the Gaelic Athletic Association in Glenties. However the playing of a hurling match between Kilraine and Brackey (Ardara) in the summer of 1905 was perhaps the first time Gaelic games as we now know them were played in the parish of Inniskeel. This match was arranged by Alex McDyer, Kilraine and Charles McGill, Brackey.

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