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Glenties Notes 25th May 2013

Congratulations:
Congratulations to the girls from Scoil Mhuire, Glenties, who won the Ulster title in Gortakeegan, Monaghan in the Girls Primary School 5 a side Soccer Competition. They are now through to the All Ireland Final in the Aviva Stadium, Dublin next Saturday 25th May. We wish them the very best and hopefully on Saturday another All Ireland Title will be coming to Glenties and Donegal. Members of the team are – Bronagh Gallagher, Niamh O’ Donnell, Shana Quinn, Sophie Connaughton, Amy Boyle Carr, Danielle Mc Devitt, Orlaigh Mc Guinness and Niamh Agnew.

The Late Bernadette Herron:
The death took place, after a short illness, of Bernadette Herron, Letterilly, Glenties, in Beaumont Hospital, Dublin, on Tuesday 7th May 2013. Her Remains were brought to the home of her son, Francis and daughter-in-law, Patricia, in Letterilly on Wednesday 8th and to St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Friday morning. Fr. Pat Prendergast assisted by Fr. Philip Daly and Fr. John Boyce concelebrated Requiem Mass at 11a.m. Family members did the Readings, Prayers of the Faithful and brought the Gifts to the Altar. A Reflection, written by Conor Doherty, was read by Eimear Herron. Music and singing was by John F. O’ Donnell, Kevin and Ciara Herron. Burial took place in the New Graveyard. Bernadette is survived by her husband Patrick, three sons, Francis, Michael and Conal, one daughter, Bridget, grandchildren, Emily, Lara and Kellie, brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews, in-laws, other relatives and friends to whom sincere sympathy is extended. Two brothers Gerard and Frank predeceased her.

Bingo:
The winners at the Bingo in the Glenties Community Centre on Tuesday 14th May 2013 were – € 25 winners – Josephine Gallagher, Noreen Crattery, Mary Duffy and Stella Edwards;.€ 40 winner – Mary Duffy; € 50 winners – Annmarie Cunningham, Rosaleen Melly, Anne Whyte, Anna Cannon, Breid Roarty, Jean Sweeney, Anne Quinn, Breidin Keeney and Dolores McGowan; € 100 winners – Clair Trainor, Denise McGuire, Bernadette Gallagher, Sean Cannon, Renee Mulhern, Teresa Molloy, Clair Trainor, Carmel McHugh, Mary Duffy and Paula Hegarty; € 300 winner – Julia Molloy.

Confirmation:
Congratulations to the boys and girls who made their Confirmation in St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Sunday 12th May 2013 – St Riaghan’s N.S. Drimnacrosh – Caoimhe O’Donnell, Meabh Griffin, Leah MacInnes, Danny Gallagher and Kieran Furey; Edeninfagh N.S. – Mairead Nic Ghloinn (Mairead McGlynn) Tadhg Mac Monagail (Tadhg Mc Monagle) Jake Mac a Bhaird (Jake Ward); Fintown – Oisín McKelvey, Zoe Campbell, Roisín McDevitt, Emma Gibbons, Michael Boyle and Nathan Wright; Kilkenny N.S. Emma McDyer; Scoil Mhuire:- Christopher Gallagher, Keith Kennedy, Joe O Donnell, Mark Doherty, Mark O ‘Donnell, Nathan Craig, Sean Coughlan, Mark McGlynn, Orlaigh Mc Guinness, Niamh O ‘Donnell, Danielle McDevitt, Shana Quinn, Sophie Connaughton and Amy Boyle Carr.

St. Riaghan’s N. S., Drimnacrosh:
A’ Cash for Clobber Collection’ will take place at the school on Tuesday 28th May; organised by the Green Team. The school will receive a cash donation for each well filled ‘Cash for Clobber’ or bin liner size bag. Money collected will go towards school funds. Filled bags can be brought to the school on Monday 27th or early Tuesday morning. This collection is part of the Green School’s Initiative that is on-going within the school, and is an opportunity to get rid of unwanted clothes, shoes and textiles, in an environmentally friendly way. Empty Cash for Clobber bags are available at the school. For more information, 9551591 or email: striaghans@gmail.com

Sympathy:
Sincere sympathy is extended to Breege Roarty, and family, Ard McGill, Glenties on the death recently, of Breege’s brother, Martin Joseph Connor, Belmullet, Co. Mayo.

Sincere sympathy is extended to Martin Regan and family, Mill Road, Glenties on the death of Martin’s brother, Pauric Regan, Hollymount, Co. Mayo, which took place last week.

Sincere sympathy is extended to Patricia Molloy, Claire Keeney and Rosaleen Melly on the death of their sister, Bridie Hughes (nee Mc Hugh, Kilclooney), which took place recently; also to all the relatives and friends.

First Holy Communion:
Congratulations to the children, who received their First Holy Communion in St. Colmcille’ Church, Fintown.

First Holy Communion for the children of St. Riaghan’s Drimnacrosh, Kilkenny N.S. and Scoil Mhuire will take place in St. Connell’s Church, Glenties at 11.00 a.m. Saturday 25th May. First Holy Communion for the children of Edeninfagh N.S. will take place at 12 mid-day on Sunday 26th May.

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

Mass will be celebrated in Edeninfagh Graveyard on Sunday 11th August at 3.00 p.m.

Glenties Community Centre:
Bingo every Tuesday night at 9 p.m. Every Line € 50, every House €100. Jackpot, if not won, will be € 6,600 on Tuesday 28th May. If not won € 300 will be paid out. In-house draws. Anyone wishing to rent a room in the Community Centre please ring 087 2679321.

Position Available:
A position is available on a community employment scheme in Glenties from now till 20/09/2013. For more information ring 087 9695053. Fas criteria apply.

Safe Pass Course:
A Safe Pass course will be held in the Highlands Hotel on Wednesday 29th May. Contact Tim on 0872458839 or Deirdre on 0866033927.

Glenties Notes 17th May 2013

Confirmation:
Congratulations to the twenty nine boys and girls who received the Sacrament of Confirmation on Sunday last in St. Connell’s Church, Glenties.

First Holy Communion:
First Holy Communion for the children of St. Riaghan’s Drimnacrosh, Kilkenny N.S. and Scoil Mhuire will take place in St. Connell’s Church, Glenties at 11.00 a.m. on Saturday 25th May. First Holy Communion for the children of Edeninfagh N.S. will take place at 12 mid-day on Sunday 26th May.

New Arrivals:
Congratulations to Carina and Austin Mahony, Buncrubog, Glenties on the birth recently of their third child, a baby sister (Kayleigh) for Jake and Cara.

Congratulations to Mary Lou and Michael Furey, Strasallagh, Glenties on the birth of their second child, a baby brother for Katie.

U / 15 Winners:
Congratulations to our U / 15team who defeated Gweedore in a very close County Gaeltacht Final in Glencolmcille on Monday 6th May.

Engagement:
Congratulations to Fionnuala Boyle, Glen Road, Glenties and Gary Dillon, Ballintubber, Co. Mayo, who got engaged last weekend in the U.S.

Bingo:
The winners at the Bingo in the Glenties Community Centre on Tuesday 7th May were – € 25 winners – Mary Gallagher, Pat Molloy and John McLoone; € 40 winner – Ann Boyle; € 50 winners Bridie Doherty, Grace O’Hare, Bridie Doherty, Bridie Gallagher, P. White, Maura Gallagher, Nora McHugh, Martin Mc Taggart, Anthony Burke, Fidelma Burke, and Anne Kennedy; € 100 winners – Bridie Doherty, Margo Gallagher, Ann Doherty, Rose Boyle, Irene Langan, Bid Fletcher and Kathleen McGlynn; € 200 winner – Bernadette Gallagher; € 300 winner – Josie.

The Late Francie Breslin:
The death took place at his home on Saturday 6th April 2013 of Francie Breslin, Kilraine, Glenties. His Remains were brought to St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Monday.8th. Fr. Pat Prendergast celebrated Requiem Mass. Readings were by two of his sons. Burial took place in Kilraine Graveyard. He is survived by his wife Mary, four sons, James, John, Frank and Thomas, two daughters, Anne and Mary, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends to whom sincere sympathy is extended. Francie was ninety five years of age and was the last surviving member of the family of twelve, of James and Mary Anne Breslin, Kilraine. He worked for over fifty years in Campbell’s Factory.

The Late John Gallagher:
The death took place peacefully, at his home on Sunday 21st April 2013, of John Gallagher, Mullantyboyle, Glenties. Fr. Pat Prendergast assisted by Fr. Denis Quinn and Fr. Shane Gallagher concelebrated Requiem Mass. Family members did the Readings, Prayers of the Faithful and brought the Gifts to the Altar. Music was by the St Connell’s Church Choir, of which John was a member. Burial took place in the New Graveyard. John is survived by his wife, Pauline, daughters Auveen, and Sinead, mother, Sarah, brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends to whom sincere sympathy is extended. His son Ryan predeceased him in 1994 when he was two years old. His father Josie and his brother Brendan, also predeceased him.

Cash for Clobber:
St. Riaghan’s N.S., Drimnacrosh ‘Cash for Clobber Collection’ will take place at the school on Tuesday 28th May; organised by the Green Team. The school will receive a cash donation for each well filled’ Cash for Clobber’ or bin liner size bag. Money collected will go towards school funds. Filled bags can be brought to the school on Monday 27th or early Tuesday morning. This collection is part of the Green School’s Initiative that is on-going within the school, and is an opportunity to get rid of unwanted clothes, shoes and textiles, in an environmentally friendly way. Empty Cash for Clobber bags are available at the school. For more information,  9551591 or email: striaghans@gmail.com

Glenties Notes 10th May 2013

Bingo Winners:
The winners at the Bingo in The Community Centre, Glenties on Tuesday 30th April 2013 were – €25 winners – Maura Kilbane and Nora McHugh; €50 Winners – Michelle Mc Brearty, Rosaleen Melly, Rose McBrearty, Teresa McKelvey, Bid Fletcher, Emer O’Donnell, Catherine Burke, Bridgeen Keeney, Margaret Gallagher, Patricia Molloy, Annmarie Cunningham, Sadie Sweeney and Sadie Sweeney; €100 Winners – Patsy Martin, Rosaleen Melly, Bernie Martin, Kitty Mc Glynn, Catherine Burke and Cathy Connell; € 300 Winner – Adele Dooley.

Glenties Community Centre:
Bingo every Tuesday night at 9 p.m. Every Line € 50, every House €100. Jackpot, if not won, will be € 6,400 on Tuesday 14th May. If not won € 300 will be paid out. In-house draws. Anyone wishing to rent a room in the Community Centre please ring 087 2679321.

Confirmation:
The Sacrament of Confirmation will be administered in St. Connell’s Church, Glenties next Sunday 12th May at 11.00 a.m.

Change of Mass Time in Edeninfagh:
Next weekend, owing to Confirmation on Sunday 12th May, Mass will be on Saturday evening 11th May at 8.00 p.m.

Cash for Clobber:
St. Riaghan’s N.S., Drimnacrosh ‘Cash for Clobber Collection’ will take place at the school on Tuesday 28th May; organised by the Green Team. The school will receive a cash donation for each well filled’ Cash for Clobber’ or bin liner size bag. Money collected will go towards school funds. Filled bags can be brought to the school on Monday 27th or early Tuesday morning. This collection is part of the Green School’s Initiative that is on-going within the school, and is an opportunity to get rid of unwanted clothes, shoes and textiles, in an environmentally friendly way. Empty Cash for Clobber bags are available at the school. For more information,  9551591 or email: striaghans@gmail.com

Collection:
The Church Gate Collection for The Multiple Sclerosis Association, taken up last weekend, amounted to € 650.00. Sincere thanks to everyone who made a contribution.

General Workers Wanted:
General workers and an administrator wanted for Glenties Tidy Towns Community Employment Scheme, commencing June 10th 2013. Contact 086 1209524 for further information.

Glenties Notes 27th April 2013

Sympathy:
John Gallagher, Mullantyboyle, Glenties died at his home, after a long illness, on Sunday 21st April 2013. Sincere sympathy is extended to his wife Pauline, two daughters, Auveen and Sinead and all his relatives and friends.

Sincere sympathy is extended to Cleave Baskin, St. Conal’s Close, Glenties on the death of her mother, Mildred Baskin, Drimnacrosh, Glenties, who was buried in Ardara on Monday 15th April 2013; sympathy also to all other relatives and friends.

Altar Society Volunteers:
We urgently need help; if you a can spare an hour please consider joining the Alter Society teams. Contact Fr Pat at 9551117; your help would be very much appreciated.

Parish Pastoral Councils:
Two ladies are coming from Donegal Town to talk at the Masses next weekend 27th / 28th April with a view to setting up a Parish Pastoral Council in Glenties.

Drama:
Inniskeel Drama Group is back on stage again for one night only in Glenties Community Centre on Saturday 27th April at 8.30 p.m. “Love Thy Neighbour’s a romantic family drama, (with a few twists in the “tale”). Proceeds are in aid of Glenties Day Care Centre and Alzheimer’s Society. Come along and enjoy a good laugh.

Scoláireachtaí Printíseachta:
Údarás na Gaeltachta. Tá Scoláireachtaí Printíseachta á dtairiscint faoi láthair i réimse leathan ceirdeanna. Tuismitheoir nó iarrthóir gur mian leo breis eolais a fháil i dtaobh na scoláireachtaí seo déan teagmháil le: An Rannóg Oiliúna & Oideachais, Údarás na Gaeltachta, Na Forbacha, Co na Gaillimhe.. Fón: 091 503139 nó 091 503121 Roimh 07/06/2013.

First Holy Communion:
Children from Edeninfagh will receive their First Holy Communion at 12 mid-day on Sunday 26th May.
Children from St. Riaghan’s, Drimnacrosh, Kilkenny N.S. and Scoil Mhuire will receive their First Holy Communion in St. Connell’s Church, Glenties at 11a.m. on Saturday 25th May.

Confirmation:
The Sacrament of Confirmation will be administered in St. Connell’s Church, Glenties, on Sunday12th May 2013 at 11.00 a.m.

Glenties Notes 3rd April 2013

Bingo:
The winners at the Bingo in the Community Centre, Glenties on Tuesday 19th March were – € 25 Winners – Kathleen Boyle and Donal Brennan.; € 50 Winners – Anna Cannon, Rosaleen Melly, Yvonne Doherty, Anna Mc Dyre, Kathleen Kenny, Isabelle McLoone, Daithi McGill and Lisa Conlon; € 100 Winners – Bridie Gallagher, Winnie Long, Anne Glynn, Ann Quinn, Josie O’Donnell, Nellie McGuire, Kitty McGlynn, Sinead Burke and Mary Furey; € 500 Winner – Grace O’Hara.

Glenties Community Centre:
Bingo every Tuesday night at 9 p.m. Every line € 50, every house €100. Jackpot if not won will be € 5,900 on Tuesday 9th April. If not won € 300 will be paid. In-house draws.

Snooker:
Snooker Room opened from 4 p.m. – 10 p.m. daily except Tuesday. It closes at 8 p.m. on Tuesday. On Saturday and Sunday – Snooker Room opened from 12.noon to 10 p.m.

Confirmation:
The Sacrament of Confirmation will be administered in St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Sunday 12th May 2013 at 11.00 a.m.

First Holy Communion:
Children from St. Riaghan’s, Drimnacrosh, Kilkenny N.S. and Scoil Mhuire will receive their First Holy Communion in St. Connell’s Church, Glenties, at 11.00 a.m. on Saturday 25th May. Children from Edeninfagh N. S. will receive their First Holy Communion in the Church of the Holy Family at 12 Mid-Day Mass on Sunday 26th May.

Glenties Playgroup & After School:
The After School is now taking names for those interested in An Arts & Crafts Session. This will take place every Thursday from 2 p.m. until 5 p.m. Children will be picked up from Scoil Mhuire and provided with a healthy snack on arrival. For further information ring Bridie or Kellie 9551907 or check out their Facebook Page.

Daffodil Day:
“Thank You” to the Volunteers and everyone who supported the collection on the Day. € 2, 019.69 was collected

Chiropody Clinic:
Margaret Connell, Foot Health Practitioner will hold a Chiropody Clinic in Glenties Day Centre on Monday 8th April. To arrange an appointment ring Margaret – 087 -1417180.

Glenties Notes 15th February 2013

Bingo:
Winners at the Bingo in The Community Centre, Glenties on Tuesday 5th February were – Mary Furey won the jackpot of € 300; Philomena Mc Callig, Bella Boyle,(Victor), Bríd Gallagher, Ardara, Mary Boyle, Denise Maguire, Binbane, Frosses, Kathleen Mc Glynn and Martin Mc Taggart won € 100 each; Philomena Mc Cailig, Bella Boyle, Mary Furey, Mary Duffy, Marian Ward, Caitlin Boyle, Mary Boyle, Rosaleen Melly, Anne Mc Hugh, Brown Kid, Rosaleen Gallagher, Annie Boyle, Teresa Molloy, Fintown, Cathy Connell and Rose Boyle won € 50 each; Marian Ward won € 60; Bella Boyle, Patsy Martin and Margaret Byrne, Dunkineely won € 35 each.

Meeting for the Parents of the Confirmation Children:
A meeting for the Parents of the Confirmation Children of St. Riaghan’s, Kilkenny N.S. and Scoil Mhuire and Edeninfagh N.S. will take place in Scoil Mhuire, Glenties on Tuesday 12th February at 8.00 p.m

Meeting for the Parents of the First Holy Communion Children:
A Meeting for the Parents of the First Holy Communion Children of St. Riaghan’s Drimnacrosh, Kilkenny N.S. and Scoil Mhuire, will take place in Scoil Mhuire, Glenties on Monday 18th February at 8,00 p.m.

Special Olympics Collection:
Special Olympics will hold their Annual Church Gate Collection next weekend, to fund support, and provide better opportunities, for people with learning disabilities, to train & compete in many different sports.

First Holy Communion:
Children from Edeninfagh N.S. will receive their First Holy Communion in the Church of the Holy Communion at 12 mid-day Mass on Sunday 26th May.

New Mass Times for the Parish of Iniskeel
Beginning the Weekend of Saturday 23rd / Sunday 24th February

Vigil Mass Saturday Evening Fintown 6.30 p.m.

Vigil Mass Saturday Evening Glenties 7.30 p.m.

Sunday Mass Sunday Morning Glenties 8.00 a.m.

Sunday Mass Sunday Morning Fintown 10.00 a.m.

Sunday Mass Sunday Morning Glenties 11.00 a.m.

Sunday Mass Sunday Edeninfagh 12 mid-day

Enrolment at St. Riaghan’s:
Parents wishing to enrol their child at St. Riaghan’s N.S. Drimnacrosh for the school year 2013 / 2014 are invited to call to the school for an Enrolment Form. “Enrolment Day” will be held later in the year. For further information or enquiries, please contact the school 9551591 or email striaghans@gmail.com

Enrolment at Edeninfagh N.S.:
Enrolment forms are now available at the school for the 2013 / 2014 school year. For further details ring the school on 9551663.
S.N. Éadan Fhionn Fhraoich Ghlacfar le iarratasaí lehaghaidh iontrala don scoilbhliain 2013 / 2014. Tuilleadh eolais le fáil ón scoil ag 9551663.

One Day Refreshers Occupational First Aid Course:
Naomh Conaill are organising a One Day Refreshers Occupational First Aid Course in The Clubhouse on Saturday 23rd February from 9.30 a.m.- 4.30 p.m. The cost is € 35. Anyone interested in doing this course is asked to contact Rosaleen Doherty 087 6235023 as soon as possible.

Fundraising Tea Party and Dance:
A Fundraising Tea Party and Dance will be held in Halla Cholmcille Fintown on Friday 8th March. Music is by the ever popular ‘Country Highways’. Proceeds are in aid of S.N. Cholmcille Fintown. Anyone interested in hosting a table please contact Maureen Mc Devitt on 086 6028050 or Caitlín Ní Bhaoill on 087 2431910 before the 20th of February. Your support is greatly appreciated. Every one welcome!

Glenties Notes 14th November 2012

Best Wishes:
Good Luck and Best Wishes to Jim Mc Guinness who will soon be taking up his new post with Glasgow Celtic.

Iniskeel Community Games (Glenties / Fintown):
We are looking for volunteers to help manage or train the young boys and girls for team and individual events in next year’s activities e.g.-Basketball, Gaelic Football, Soccer, Quiz, Dance, Music and Drama etc. In 2012 fifty seven medals were won in our area, Chairman, Darragh Gallagher won the ‘Youth Volunteer Award’ and we also won ‘The New Area Award.’ We would like to build on this achievement in 2013. The Community Games give the young people an opportunity to take part in, and compete in a wide rang of activities at County, Provincial and National levels. If you are interested in joining us, please contact Darragh on 087 2121036 or Shauna on 087 7080567 so that we can organise for next year as soon as possible. We would like to thank all those who helped out in2012, Martin Regan, Seanie Mc Devitt, James Gallagher, the parents and committee members.

Confirmation:
The Sacrament of Confirmation will be administered in St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Sunday12th May 2013 at 11.00 a.m.

Bingo:
The winners at the Bingo in Glenties on Tuesday 6th November were – Mary Kennedy won the Jackpot of € 300; Breege Roarty won € 200; Anne Furey, Mary Duddy, Patricia White, Sarah Gallagher, Maria Boyle, and Rose Mc Godden won € 100 each; Eimear Doherty won € 60; Nora Mc Hugh, Martin Furey, Eileen Gallagher, Margaret Boyle, Breid Boyle, Anna Cannon, Teresa Campbell, Mary Furey, Fiona Gallagher, Rose Boyle, Cissy Meehan, Ann Mc Donald, Sally Mc Hugh and Breid Mc Cabe won € 50 each; Bernie Martin, Martin Furey, Brenda Reid and Sally Mc Guigan won € 25 each.

The Glenties Parish Social:
The Annual Parish Social for all the Senior Citizens of the area will take place on Sunday 2nd December at 3.00 p.m. in the Highlands Hotel. The support of the Public would be very much appreciated from 5.30 p.m. onwards.

Draw:
The Glenties Community Centre Committee announce a Draw to help with the funding of the renovations. Lines for the draw can be purchased in most businesses in the town. 1st Prize is a 32″ HD Ready Freeview LCD TV; 2nd Prize is a € 100 Christmas Hamper; 3rd Prize is a € 50 Christmas Drinks Hamper; 4th Prize is a € 30 Meal Voucher for the Highlands Hotel; and 5th Prize is a Bottle of Whiskey. Your support will be greatly appreciated.

World Remembrance Day for Victims of Road Traffic Accidents:
The 11 a.m. Mass on next Sunday -18th November will be celebrated for this intention.

Two Hand & Céilí Classes:
Two Hand & Céilí Classes with Connie Mc Kelvey will take place in the Highlands Hotel, every Wednesday night from 8 p.m. – 10 p.m. Beginners welcome.

Collections:
The Molloy Family, Station Road, Glenties would like to say a Big Thank You to everyone who gave to the Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind collection on the 6th October last. The amount collected was € 858. Thank You.

The “Self – Help for Africa” collection which was taken up on October 20th amounted to € 640. Thank you to all who supported this worthy cause.

Glenties Notes 14th April 2011

The Late Nan Craig
The death took place in Letterkenny Hospital on Thursday 31st March 2011 of Nan Craig, Church Road, Glenties. Her Remains were brought home later that day and to St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Sunday. Fr. Shane Gallagher C.C. Glenties celebrated Requiem Mass at 11.00 a.m. Family members did the Readings, Prayers of the Faithful and brought the Gifts to the Altar. Music and singing was by Pat and John F. O’Donnell and Anne and Evan Bonner. Burial took place in the New Graveyard. Nan is survived by sons, John, his wife Fiona, Frankie, his wife Ciara, son-in-law, Herbert Roog, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends to whom sincere sympathy is extended. She was predeceased by her husband Benny in 1993 and her daughter Breege Roog in 2009. Her sisters, Nellie, Margaret and Mary Bridget, brothers, Francie, James and Mick also predeceased her. Nan was the last surviving member of the family of Francie and Bridget Boyle, Loughfad, Portnoo.

Bingo
Winners at the Bingo on Tuesday 5th April were – Teresa Mc Kelvey and Marian Davidson won € 135 each. Bridie Gallagher, Killybegs, Annie Deane, Agnes Brown, Dim Melly, Bella Boyle and Sally Mc Hugh won € 100 each. Nellie Doherty, Mary Ward, Vera Breslin, Nellie Doherty, Angela Lowther, Charles Mc Carron, Ann O’ Donnell, Margaret Breslin, Burtonport, Donal Brennan, Faye Moore, Kathleen Mc Shea, Bernie Fitzpatrick, Glen Road, Paddy Mc Gill, Willie Mc Nelis and Patricia Molloy won € 50 each. James Quinn, Faye Moore and Paddy Mc Gill won € 35 each. Margaret Murray, Sally Mc Hugh, Rosaleen Boyle and Paula Hegarty won € 25 each.

Confirmations
Congratulations to the 72 boys and girls who received the Sacrament of Confirmation from Bishop Philip Boyce on Sunday last in St. Connell’s Church, Glenties

Mountain Rescue Table Quiz
A Table Quiz in aid of Mountain Rescue will take place in The Glen Tavern on Friday 15th April at 9.00 p.m. Tables of four. All welcome, so come along, have a fun night out and support this very worthy cause.

Collection
The Irish Kidney Association Church Gate Collection will take place next Weekend.

Tír Chonaill GAP Cycling Club
Tír Chonaill GAP Cycling Club will be running a Roadside Repair Night in the Community Centre, Glenties on Good Friday 22nd April at 8 p.m. It will include demonstrations on fixing punctures and general bike maintenance, so bring your bike along.

Monster Easter Bingo
Monster Easter Bingo will take place in the Community Centre, Glenties on Tuesday 26th April, Lines – € 100, Houses € 300 and Jackpot € 2000. Books – Single € 20, Double € 30 and Jackpot Sheets € 5. Usual Bingo with ‘Plenty of Easter Prizes’ on Tuesday 19th April.

Glenties Notes 7th April 2011

Sympathy
Sincere sympathy is extended to the relatives and friends of Nan Craig, Church Road, Glenties, who died in Letterkenny Hospital on Thursday last.

Sincere sympathy is extended to the relatives and friends of Connie Herron, formerly of Glenamohill, Fintown, who died in Manchester recently and whose ashes were interred in Fintown Cemetery last week.

Bingo
The winners at the Bingo in the Community Centre, Glenties on Tuesday 29th march were – Sandra Moore won the Jackpot of € 400. B. Roarty, Breege Gallagher, Nellie Doherty, Nora Mc Hugh, Owen Harkin, Hazel Staunton, Mamie Mc Geehan, Rosaleen Melly and Paddy Mc Gill won € 100 each. Anna Cannon, Carmel Doherty, Maura Kilbane, Ann Mc Dyre, Breege Furey, Eilish O’ Donnell, Lisa Coughlan, Philomena Mc Callig, Sarah Mc Glynn, Dim Melly and Margaret Boyle won € 50 each. Sally Mc Guigan and Mary Mc Geehan won € 25 each. Patsy Martin, Bernie Martin and Mary Ellen Gavigan won € 20 each.

Monster Easter Bingo
Monster Easter Bingo will take place in the Community Centre, Glenties on Tuesday 26th April, Lines – € 100, Houses € 300 and Jackpot € 2000. Books – Single € 20, Double € 30 and Jackpot Sheets € 5. Usual Bingo with Plenty of Easter Prizes on Tuesday 19th April. Happy Easter!

Cancer Information Unit
The Marie Keating Foundation Mobile Cancer Information Unit will be available outside the Community Centre, Glenties on Thursday 14th April from 10..30 a.m. until 1.00 p.m. providing information on all areas of cancer awareness. Information Leaflets on each of the Key Cancers will be available to take home.

Daffodil Day Collection
Thank You to the volunteers and to all who supported Daffodil Day. The amount collected was € 2, 790.49.

Collection
The St. Vincent de Paul Society Annual Uganda Collection taken up recently amounted to € 665.00. The society wishes to thank everyone for their generous contributions.

Mountain Rescue Table Quiz
A Table Quiz in aid of Mountain Rescue will take place in The Glen Tavern on Friday night 15th April at 9.00 p.m. Tables of four. All welcome, so come along, have a fun night out and support this very worthy cause.

Confirmation
Bishop Philip Boyce will administer the Sacrament of Confirmation, to 72 young boys and girls of the Parish on Sunday 10th April 2011 at the 11 00 a.m. Mass in St. Connell’s Church, Glenties.

Silver and Gold
Congratulations to Odhran Byrne Gildea, who won a Silver Medal in the under 15yrs 60m. Sprint at the All Ireland Finals in Magherafelt and a Gold Medal in the 4 x 200 Relay at the All Ireland Finals in Nenagh, at which the team broke the National Record by 3 seconds. Odhran runs for the North Sligo Athletics Club. His mother, Sinead is a daughter of Gerry and Bried Byrne, Ard Patrick, Glenties and his father, Leonard is a son of Neily (formerly of Mill Road, Glenties) and Teresa Gildea, Kentucky, Ardara.

Naomh Conaill Ladies
Naomh Conaill Ladies are collecting ‘Tesco Vouchers for Clubs and Schools’. They would be very grateful if you would give the vouchers you receive, to any committee member or leave them in the Craft Gallery. Thank You.

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.