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Glenties Notes 18th August 2011

Bingo
The winners at the Bingo in the Community Centre, Glenties on Tuesday 9th August were – Liz Mc Manus won the Jackpot of € 400. Moya Mc Shane, Mary Melly, Philomena Mc Callaig, Mary Furey, Angela Quinn, Annie Timoney, Teresa Coyle, May Kennedy and Paddy Moore won € 100 each. Mary Ellen Gavigan, Majella Cunningham, Gracie O’Hara, Paula Hegarty, Hugo Mc Dyre, Fiona Gallagher, Anna Mc Dyre, Carmel Doherty, May Kennedy, Sarah Long, Eilish Doherty, Rosaleen Gallagher and Conal Conlan won € 50 each. Mickey Doherty and Julie Langan won € 25 each.

Melly / Doherty Wedding
Martine Melly and Barry Doherty were married in St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Saturday 23rd July 2011. Fr. Shane Gallagher officiated and celebrated Nuptial Mass. Martine is a daughter of Martin and Noreen Melly Letterilly, Glenties and Barry is a son of Michael and Leticia Doherty, Kilcar. Her father gave the bride away she was attended by her friends, Marie Gallagher, Maria Moy, Aisling Kelly, Donna Ryan and Emer Doherty sister of the groom. Eamonn Doherty, brother of the groom was bestman. Aaron Doherty, brother of the groom, Thomas Melly, brother of the bride, James Cunningham and Declan Conroy, friends of the groom were groomsmen. Alana Meehan was a flowergirl Michael Gallagher was a pageboy. Readings were by Margaret Mc Fadden and Sarah Melly, aunts of the bride. Anne Mc Fadden, Mary Meehan, Grainne Melly, Neil Melly and Amanda Mc Fadden read Prayers of the Faithful. Noreen Melly and Leticia Doherty, mothers of the bride and groom brought the Gifts to the Altar. Music and singing was by Dean Connaghan, Zara Montgomery, Catherine Yore and Maria Moy. The reception was held in the Blue Haven and the honeymoon was spent in California.

Hegarty / Greenwood Wedding
Kieran Hegarty and Liz Greenwood were married in St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Saturday 6th August 2011. Kieran is a son of John and Paula Hegarty, Ard Patrick, Glenties and Liz is a daughter of David and Angela Greenwood, Mullinamina, Glenties. Fr. Pat Prendergast officiated and celebrated Nuptial Mass. Her father gave the bride away and she was attended by her sisters, Clare Greenwood and Katie Kearns and her friend Deirdre Dardis. John Boyle, friend of the groom, was bestman. Dermot Hegarty, brother of the groom and a friend, Derek Byrne were groomsmen. Ellie Kearns was a flowergirl. Readings were by brother of the groom, Paul Hegarty and a friend, Laura Craig. Stephanie and Natalie Hegarty, James Greenwood and Anne Boyce read Prayers of the Faithful. Angela Greenwood and Paula Hegarty, mothers of the bride and groom brought the Gifts to the Altar. Music and singing was by John F. and Pat O’ Donnell, Ben Craig and Sinead Finn. The reception was held in The Lake House and the honeymoon was spent touring.

Late Thomas J. Mc Dyer
The death took place in Letterkenny Hospital on Thursday 4th August 2011 of Thomas J. Mc Dyer, Dr. Mc Closkey Crescent and formerly of Derries, Glenties. His Remains were brought to his home later that day and to St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Sunday morning. Fr. Pat Prendergast celebrated Requiem Mass. Family members did the Readings, Prayers of the Faithful and brought the Gifts to the Altar. Music and singing was by Anne Mc Dwyer, Roisin O’Callaghan and Kevin Herron. Burial took place in Kilraine Graveyard. Thomas is survived by his brothers Packie and James, sisters Nan Harkin and Barbara Breslin, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends to whom sincere sympathy is extended. His sister, Sally predeceased him in 2009 and a baby brother died in infancy.

Late Charlie Mc Devitt
The death took place at his home on Sunday 7th August 2011 of Charlie (Jim) Mc Devitt, Greenans, Glenties. His Remains were brought to the Church of the Holy Family, Edeninfagh on Monday. Fr. Shane Gallagher celebrated Requiem Mass on Tuesday morning. Burial took place afterwards in Edeninfagh Graveyard. Charlie is survived by his brother Gerry, Station Road, Glenties, other relatives and friends to whom sincere sympathy is extended. Another brother, Jimmy died in the U.S.A. in 1963.

Sea Food Evening
Sea Food Evening in aid of RNLI will be held at Roddy’s Bar, Glenties next Sunday 21st at 7 p.m. Live Music by ‘Guilty of Rhythm’. There will be Face Painting and Play Tunnel for Kids. Everyone is welcome.

Community Employment Scheme
A Community Employment Scheme will commence in the Glenties area on 26th September. For details ring 087 9695053. FÁS criteria applies.

Family Income Supplement
If you are working 19 hours or more a week you may be entitled to a weekly tax free social welfare payment, called Family Income Supplement (F.I.S.). Qualification for F.I.S. will depend on the number of dependent children you have, and the amount of take home pay you receive. For further information contact our local Citizen’s Information Office, Dungloe – 9561360 or the Citizen’s Information Office, Letterkenny – 9194281.

Glenties Notes 11th August 2011

Bingo
The winners at the Bingo in the Community Centre, Glenties on Tuesday 2nd August were – Teresa Mc Kelvey won the Jackpot of € 400. Patsy Martin, Susan Gildea, Anne Mc Ginley, Gerry Doherty, Anne Furey, Brigid Mc Cabe, Sally Mc Hugh and Mary Furey won € 100 each. Mary Kennedy won € 60. Anne Mc Ginley, Anna Lafferty, Anne Furey, Denise Campbell, Teresa Mc Kelvey, Isobel Mc Loone, Margaret Melly, Letty Doherty, Marie Boyle, Paula Hegarty, Claire Keeney and Margaret Mc Brearty won € 50 each. Anne Kennedy, Mary Kennedy, Anne Furey, Ann Breslin, Paula Hegarty and Mickey Doherty won € 25 each.

Glenties Community Centre
Bingo every Tuesday night at 9 p.m. in the Glenties Community Centre. Every Line is € 50, Every House is € 100 and the Jackpot is € 400. Snooker tables are available for play in the Community Centre every day.

Sympathy
Sincere sympathy is extended to the relatives and friends of Thomas J. Mc Dyre, Dr. Mc Closkey Crescent and formerly of Derries, Glenties, who died in Letterkenny Hospital on Thursday 4th August.

Sincere sympathy is extended to the relatives and friends of Charlie (Jim) Mc Devitt, Greenans, Glenties who died last Sunday 7th August.

Wedding Bells
Congratulations to Kieran Hegarty, Ard Patrick, and Liz Greenwood, Mullinamina, Glenties who were married in Glenties on Saturday last.

Walk for Donegal Hospice
Joe and Anne Craig would like to thank everyone who took part or assisted in any way with the Sponsored Walk in aid of the Donegal Hospice. The amount raised was € 1,600.

Trocaire Appeal for the People of East Africa
The collection which was taken up recently amounted to a Total of € 4,015. The amount collected in Glenties was € 3,603 and the amount collected in Edeninfagh was € 412. Thank you sincerely for your overwhelming generosity.

Table Quiz
A Table Quiz in aid of N.C.B.I. (National Council for the Blind of Ireland) will be held in the Glen Tavern tomorrow night Friday 12th August at 9 p.m. € 20 per Table of Four. Everyone is welcome, so come along, enjoy the night, and support a good cause.

Mad Hatters Tea Party
Fintown Harps A.F.C. will hold a Mad Hatters Tea Party for the Under – Age Soccer Teams in the Highlands Hotel on Friday 12th August at 8.30 p.m. All parents are asked to support this event. Music is by David Craig and the Cufflinks. Anyone wishing to host a table please contact Hughie Mc Gill on 086 8581521or Ann Molloy on 9546013. “A chance for you to get out any old hats you have in the wardrobe”.

Little Sister of the Poor
The Little Sisters of the Poor have been given permission by Bishop Philip Boyce to collect in the Diocese of Raphoe. They will be in the Glenties area from 15th August until 20th August. Their aim is to raise funds for the upkeep of their Homes for the Elderly.

Collection
Co. Donegal Parents and Friends of People with Intellectual Disabilities Ltd. will take up their Annual Church Gate Collection before all the Masses next weekend.