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Glenties Notes 23rd July 2014

A Day for The Hospice:
On Sunday 27th July the Music Students of Anne Mc Dwyer are taking part in a “Piano – thon” to raise money for The Donegal Hospice. This is taking place in the Highlands Hotel, Glenties from 10 a.m. through to 6 p.m. All the students will be taking part and playing the piano throughout the day. Admission is by donation, so feel free to drop in. In the evening, there will be a more Formal Concert at 8 p.m. with performances by past and present senior students, with a raffle at the interval. Admission is € 10 to the Concert.

Bingo:
The winners at the Bingo in the Community Centre, Glenties on Tuesday 15th July 2014 were – € 40 Winner – Mr. Duffy; € 50 Winners – Nora Gallagher, Breid Roarty, Stephen Gallagher, Mary Ward, Kitty McGlynn, Anne Furey, Anne Kennedy, Angela Quinn, Patricia Molloy, Mary Gallagher, Teresa Bonner, Bella Boyle, Margaret Murray, Julie Molloy, Mary Ita Boyle and Emer Doherty, € 100 Winners – Sally McGuigan, Margaret Gallagher, Nan Doherty, Martina Cunningham, Patricia Molloy, Lettie Doherty and Cecelia Campbell; € 300 winner – Mary E Bonner.

Please Note:
The Change in Mass Times for next Week – there will be no 8.00 a.m. Mass on Sunday morning 27th July.

Simon Community Church Gate Collection:
North West Simon Community Church Gate Collection will be taken up next weekend. North West Simon Community works to prevent homelessness throughout CountyDonegal.

Water Safety Weeks 2014:
The annual Water Safety Weeks will take place in Narin and Portnoo during the weeks of Monday 28th July to Friday 1st August and Monday 4th to Friday 8th August. The aim of these weeks is to increase awareness of all aspects of sea swimming and water safety. All levels of beginners and swimmers are welcome; under the supervision of qualified instructors they will work towards a suitable certificate awarded by Irish Water Safety. Registration for all will take place at the beach at 9 a.m. on Monday 28th July and Monday 4thAugust, and a timetable will be given to the parents then.

Glenties Care of The Aged Collection:
The Annual Church Gate Collection taken up on 28th / 29th June for Glenties Care of The Aged amounted to € 915.00. Thank you for your generous support.

Graveyard Mass in Edeninfagh:
Mass will be celebrated in Edeninfagh Graveyard On Sunday 10th August at 3.00 p.m.:

Irish Wheelchair Association Collection:
The Collection for the Irish Wheelchair Association, taken up in Edeninfagh, amounted to € 85.12. Thanks to all who supported the collection.

Glenties Notes 24th January 2014

Sympathy:
Sincere sympathy is extended to the relatives and friends of Peggy Boyle, (native of Kerry), widow of the late John Boyle, Meenalig, Glenties, who died on Sunday 12th January 2014 Requiem Mass was celebrated in St. Connell’s Church Glenties and burial took place in Kilraine Graveyard.

Sincere sympathy is extended to the Kennedy Family, Kilraine, Glenties on the death in England of Kevin Kennedy, brother of the late Frankie Kennedy, Kilraine; also to all other relatives and friends.

Medjugorje:
On Monday 27th January the parish of Glenties will host a visit from Marian Pilgrimages. The team from Medjugorje, David Parkes, and the Croatian guides plus Tom Field from the Dublin Office, will be present for Mass in St Connell’s Church at 7.30 p.m.; after which there will be a talk and after that a cup of tea in the Community Centre. This is open to everyone, past, present, and future pilgrims to Medjugorje, priests, religious, and lay people. A warm welcome awaits you. This Mass will take the place of the scheduled Peace Mass in St. Mary’s, Ramelton, on Thursday 30th January.

St. Brigid’s Night:
The Annual “St Brigid’s Cross Making and Céilí Night” will take place in the Community Centre, Glenties, on Friday 31st January at 8 p.m. Admission; € 3 each or €10 per family. Raffle and spot prizes on the night, with all proceeds going to the local Youth Club. Refreshments will be served. Come along for a great night’s “craic” and learn how to make your own St. Brigid’s Cross.

Feast of Saint Brigid:
Saturday 1st February. Blessing of St. Brigid’s Crosses will take place at both Masses on Saturday 1st February

Feast of the Presentation of the Lord – Candlemas: Sunday 2nd February
Blessing of Candles will take place at the Saturday evening Mass and both Masses on Sunday. Candles will be on sale at the door of the Church, packets of six – € 5.00.

Feast of St. Blaise Patron Saint of Sore Throats and Sick Cattle:
Monday 3rd February – Blessing of Throats will take place on Monday 3rd at 7.30 p.m. Mass

Edeninfagh: Feast of Saint Brigid:
Saturday 1st February. Blessing of St. Bridget’s Crosses will take place at 12 Mid-day Mass.

Feast of the Presentation of the Lord – Candlemas:
Blessing of candles will take place at 12 mid-day Mass on Sunday 2nd February. Candles will be on sale at the door of the Church, packets of six – € 5.00

Feast of St. Blaise Patron Saint of Sore Throats and Sick Cattle:
Monday 3rd February – Blessing of Throats will take place at 6 p.m. Mass.

Collection:
Glenties Care of The Aged would like to thank you for your generous support of their Christmas Church Gate Collection which amounted to € 1, 307.50.

Thanking you.
The Parish Social before Christmas was a great success and they would like to thank everyone who helped in any way, especially their Sponsors and those who gave spot prizes for their Raffle.

Collection:
The Annual Church Gate Collection in aid of the Raphoe Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes will take place before all Masses next weekend Saturday 25th & Sunday 26th January. The money raised is used to help take the sick of the Diocese to Lourdes on the Pilgrimage.

Glenties Community Playgroup Annual Hamper Draw:
The Playgroup would like to thank everyone who donated to the Hamper and those who sold tickets. Thank you for supporting the Draw. Congratulations to the six prize winners.

Glenties Notes 13th July 2012

Water Safety Weeks 2012:
The annual water safety weeks will take place in Narin and Portnoo during the weeks of Monday 30th July to Friday 3rd August and Monday 6th to Friday 10th August. The aim of these weeks is to increase awareness of all aspects of sea swimming and water safety. All levels of beginners and swimmers are welcome; under the supervision of qualified instructors they will work towards a suitable certificate awarded by Irish Water Safety. Registration for all will take place at the beach at 10 a.m. on Monday 30th July and Monday 6th August and a timetable will be given to the parents then.

Wedding Bells:
Congratulations to Joseph Brennan, Main Street and Stephanie O’ Connell, Naomh Connaill Close, Glenties, who were married on Saturday 30th June.

Bingo:
The winners at the Bingo in the Community Centre, Glenties on Tuesday 3rd July ’12 were – Anthony Burke, Bruckless won € 300; Anna Cannon, Kilcar, Dim Melly, Rooskey, Vincent Ward, Fintown, Seamus Deane, Kilcar, Anne Kennedy, Dungloe, Michelle Mc Brearty, Kilcar, Michael Langan, Fintown, Maureen Kennedy, Co. Down, Mary Doherty and Anne Boyle won € 100 each; P. Rooney, Co. Down, Anne Whyte, Ardara, Breege Roarty, Glenties, Kitty Mc Glynn, Fintown, Isobella Mc Loone, Fiona Boyle, Eíméar Doherty, Paula Hegarty and Anne Boyle won € 50 each; Carol Sweeney, Rosbeg and Teresa Molloy won € 25 each; Joe Kearns, Cathy Connell, Martin Mc Taggart and Patsy Mc Dyre won € 15 each.

Glenties Community Playgroup and Afterschool:
If you are thinking of sending your child to our childcare facility this year and you qualify for subvention (reduced payment) then this must be applied for before the end of September this year. Anyone wishing to avail of subvention after September will not have their payments reduced; therefore it is extremely important for parents to register their child at the start of the new term. If you need any further information please do not hesitate to contact us on 074-95-51907.

Winners:
Congratulations to our Under / 14 Girls Football Team who won the County Final during the week when they beat Fanad Gaels. Congratulations also to our Under / 14 Boys who won the Regional Final by defeating Four Masters.

Thanks:
Glenties Care of the Aged Committee gratefully acknowledge a donation of € 400 from Rev. John Deane – part of the proceeds from the Rectors Challenge Charity Cycle which took place on Saturday 26th May.

X-Factor:
The total amount collected in this year’s X-Factor, which was held in M25 Glenties was €4575. The three beneficiaries this year, The Glenties Playground, The Donegal Hospice and The Ronald McDonald house (Crumlin Hospital) have each received the sum of €1525. A special thanks to everyone who participated or helped in any way in organising the night.

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.