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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 22nd March 2013

The winners at the Bingo in the Community Centre, Glenties on Tuesday 12th March were – Grace O’Hara and Mary Gallagher won € 150 each; Isobel Mc Loone, Marian Mc Guinness, Margaret Gillespie, Maura Kilbane, Marian Ward, Bridie Boyle, Daithi Mc Gill. Sean Carr and Eileen Sweeney won € 100 each; Jimmy Quinn, Mickey Herron, Maura Kilbane, Nancy Dorrian, Maureen Gildea, Patsy Martin, Bernadette Mc Devitt, Hugo Mc Dyre and Sarah Gallagher won € 50 each; Kathy Connell won € 40 and Hugo Mc Dyre and Fiona Boyle won € 25 each.

Glenties Community Centre:
Bingo in the Glenties Community Centre every Tuesday night. Every Line € 50, every House €100. Jackpot if not won on 19 / 03 / 2013 will be € 5600 on 45 numbers. If not won on the night € 300 will be paid out. In-house draws. Snooker every evening from 4-10 p.m. except Tuesday evening, when it will close at 8 p.m. On Saturday and Sunday snooker room will be open from 12 noon to 10 p.m. Any one wishing to rent a room in the hall please ring 0872679321.

Glenties Sewerage Scheme:
Cllr. Terence Slowey proposed the adoption of a report on the Glenties Sewerage Scheme at the February 20th meeting of Donegal County Council. The report was unanimously adopted. The report related to the Consultation Process laid down in the Planning & Development Regulations 2001 – 2012 with regard to the Part 8 permission for the Glenties Sewerage Scheme as follows: Amendments to means of access to approved access road to the approved pumping station and the removal of the existing treatment facility at the Clos Naomh Chonaill Housing Estate and its replacement with a new pumping station to be connected to the new public sewer.

Guitar & Bass Guitar Lessons:
Guitar & Bass Guitar Lessons – Group and One to One Lessons Available. Contact Connell  087-923 7578.

Tír Chonaill Gap Cycling Club:
Tír Chonaill Gap Cycling Club are holding a charity cycle (30 k & 60 k) and 5 K Run for Aware and Breast Cancer Research on Easter Monday at 10 a.m. from Glenties Comprehensive School. Registration is at 9 a.m. at the school. Adults € 10; U-18 € 5. All are welcome.

Glenties Day Centre Cake Sale:
The Day Centre is holding a Cake Sale in the Market Hall on Good Friday, after the Service in St.Connell’s Church. All Homemade Cakes, Breads, etc. All profits go towards the running costs of the Day Centre. Please support this worthy cause.

Easter Confessions with visiting Priests:
Sunday – 24th March – 8.00 p in Kilclooney; Monday 25th March – 8.00 p.m. in Glenties; Tuesday 26th March – 8.00 p.m. in Fintown; Wednesday 27th March – 8.00 p.m. in Ardara.

Easter Confessions in Edeninfagh:
Next Sunday ~ 24th March immediately after 12 mid-day Mass.

Killybegs Credit Union, Glenties Members Car Draw:
Killybegs Credit Union, Glenties Members Car Draw ~ 21st June. Don’t miss out, please return Car Draw Tickets before 10th June to be in with a chance to win a Brand New Car.

Preparation programme for First Holy Communion:
The Parish Based Preparation Programme for First Holy Communion called ~ “Do This In Memory” will continue Next Sunday ~ 24th March at 11 a.m. Mass.

Glenties Notes 14th December 2011

Straboy Wind Farm
A public Awareness Meeting to discuss the Implications and Possible Drawbacks to the Residents and the Local Areas in regard to the Straboy Wind Farm will take place in the Highlands Hotel, Glenties on Sunday 18th December at 7.30 p.m.

The New Playground
The Committee of the New Playground, Glen Road would like to thank everyone who supported their recent Draw. Your support is very much appreciated. Prize winners were – 1st prize – John J. Mc Loone, Mully; 2nd Prize – Cian Doherty, Narin Road; 3rd Prize – Barbara Boyle, Glen Road; 4th Prize – Anna Mc Namee, Aghyaran and 5th Prize – Adrian Nesbitt, c/o Highlands Hotel.

Christmas Confessions
Confessions with a number of visiting Priests will take place in Glenties on Monday 19th December at 8.p.m. Tuesday 20th December in Fintown & Kilclooney at 8 p.m. and Ardara on Wednesday 21st December at 8 p.m.

Care of the Aged Collection
The Care of the Aged annual Church Gate Collection will take place before all the Masses next weekend Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th December.

Preparation Programme for First Holy Communion
A Parish based Preparation Programme for First Holy Communion called – “Do This in Memory” will begin next Sunday 18th December at 11 a.m. Mass, The Programme is for children making their First Holy Communion on 28th April 2012. The Liturgy next Sunday will be prepared by the Parents of the Children and it will involve an Enrolment Ceremony for both the Parents and the Children. A Special Area called the Kid Zone will be marked off in the Church for the Parents and the Children. This Programme will continue on one Sunday every month from January until June.

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. Christmas spot prizes will be given out on Tuesday 20th December and 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.

The winners at the Big Bingo on Tuesday 6th December were – Fidelma Burke won the Jackpot of € 2,000. T. Boyle, Majella Boyle, May Kennedy, Peter Duffy, Patsy Martin, Imelda Gallagher, Ann Breslin, Patricia Campbell and Lisa Coughlan won € 300 each. Ann Mc Hugh and Packie Sweeney won € 150 each. Imelda Gallagher, Yvonne Doherty, Caroline Kee, Paula Hegarty, Cathy Gildea, Patsy Martin, Darragh Gallagher, Anne Furey, James Quinn and Charlie Mc Hugh won € 100 each. Mary Whelan and Elizabeth Buckley won € 50 each. Anne Quinn and Anthony Burke won € 25 each.