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Glenties Notes 25th March 2011

The Late Annie O’Donnell
The death took place in Killybegs Hospital, on Monday 14th March 2011 of Annie O’Donnell, Meenahalla, Glenties. Her Remains were brought to her home later that day and to St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Wednesday morning. Fr. Pat Prendergast, Glenties, assisted by Fr. Willie Peoples, Donegal Town and Fr. Eamonn Mc Laughlin, Lettermacaward and Doochary concelebrated Requiem Mass. Grandchildren did the Readings and Prayers of the Faithful. The Gifts were brought to the Altar by a granddaughter and a neighbour of Annie’s. Music and singing was by John F. and Pat O’Donnell. Burial took place in the New Graveyard. Annie is survived by one son, Brendan, two daughters, Mary and Helena, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends to whom sincere sympathy is extended. Her husband Phil died 25 years ago. Her brothers Packie and Joe Ward also predeceased her. Annie was 103 years old and was in very good health until quite recently.

The Late Hugh Gallagher
The death took place in Killybegs Hospital on Friday 18th March 2011 of Hugh Gallagher, Ardconnell, Glenties. His Remains were brought to his home later that day and to St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Sunday morning. Fr. Shane Gallagher celebrated Requiem Mass at 11.00 a.m. Family members did the Readings, Prayers of the Faithful and brought the Gifts to the Altar. Burial took place in the New Graveyard. Hugh is survived by one sister, Teresa, two nephews, one niece, grandnieces, grandnephews, other relatives and friends to whom sincere sympathy is extended. One sister, Mary and two brothers, Oliver and Con predeceased him.

Confirmation
The Sacrament of Confirmation for the Parish of Iniskeel will be administered by Bishop Philip Boyce for 5th & 6th Classes in St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Sunday 10th April at 11.00 a.m.

First Holy Communion
Children from Kilkenny N.S. and Scoil Mhuire will receive their First Holy Communion in St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Saturday 7th May at 11a.m. Mass.

Bingo
Winners at the Bingo on Tuesday 15th March 2011 in the Community Centre, Glenties were – Shaun Moloney won the Jackpot of € 400. Anne Furey, Margaret Gillespie, Bridie Boyle, Eileen Hanlon, Eileen Hanlon, Leitir, Nancy Gale, Eileen Gallagher and Amy Calrey won € 100 each. Kitty Mc Glynn, Fintown, Ann Mc Hugh, Glengesh, Ardara, Isobel Mc Loone, Bridie Boyle, Anne Kennedy, Brenda Reid, Nora Mc Hugh and James Gallagher won € 50. Nellie Maguire, Frosses, Denise Campbell, Winnie Long, Fintown, John Boyle, Denise Campbell, Bella Boyle, Fiona Gallagher, and Lisa Coughlan won € 25 each. Bernadette Gallagher, Frosses, Jean Mc Kelvey and Margaret Melly won € 20 each.

Naomh Conaill Ladies
Naomh Conaill Ladies are taking part in the Tesco (Vouchers for Clubs and Schools). Everyone who shops in Tesco will receive one voucher for every € 10 they spend. If you wish to donate the vouchers you receive, please give them to any committee member or leave them in the Craft Gallery.

‘Guess the Score’
The Club would also like to thank all those who sold or bought lines for ‘Guess the Score’ in support of the Donegal County Ladies Teams. A cheque for € 310 was handed over to the County Board.

Thanks
The recent collection for Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind, taken up in Glenties amounted to € 442.00. The amount taken up in Edeninfagh was € 114.00. Many thanks for your generosity.

Get Fit for Summer
Ladies Adult Circuits Classes will start in the Gym, Scoil Mhuire, Glenties next Friday 25th March from 7.30 p.m. until 8.30 p.m. € 40 for ten weeks. Contact Aoife Mc Donnell on 087 1245587. Beginners are welcome.

Glenties Golf Society
The Glenties Golf Society are holding their first outing this Saturday 26th March in Narin / Portnoo. Teeing off at 8.30 a.m. It is hoped that all members will attend. Names are also been taken on the day for our upcoming Weekend away in Concra Wood Golf Club on the Weekend of Saturday and Sunday 21st and 22nd of May.

Edeninfagh N.S. Cash for Clobber
Collection will take place at the school on Thursday 14th April. The school will receive € 4 for each well filled ‘Cash for Clobber bag’ (available at the school) or bin size bag. Money collected will go towards school funds. Filled bags can be brought to the school from Monday 11th until Thursday morning 14th April. This collection is an opportunity for anyone in the community to dispose of unwanted clothes, shoes or textiles in an environmentally friendly way. More information can be had by ringing 9551633 or emailing edeninfagh@eircom.net .

Annual Uganda Collection
The St. Vincent de Paul Society will take up the Annual Uganda Collection before all Masses on Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th March. All proceeds will fund education and agricultural projects. Please give as generously as you can. Thank You.

ws Update 23rd March ‘11

The Late Annie O’ Donnell

The death took place in Killybegs Hospital, on Monday 14th March 2011 of Annie O’ Donnell, Meenahalla, Glenties. Her Remains were brought to her home later that day and to St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Wednesday morning. Fr. Pat Prendergast, Glenties, assisted by Fr. Willie Peoples, Donegal Town and Fr. Eamonn Mc Laughlin, Lettermacaward and Doochary concelebrated Requiem Mass. Grandchildren did the Readings and Prayers of the Faithful. The Gifts were brought to the Altar by a granddaughter and a neighbour of Annie’s. Music and singing was by John F. and Pat O’Donnell. Burial took place in the New Graveyard. Annie is survived by one son, Brendan, two daughters, Mary and Helena, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends to whom sincere sympathy is extended. Her husband Phil died 25 years ago. Her brothers Packie and Joe Ward also predeceased her. Annie was 103 years old and was in very good health until quite recently.

The Late Hugh Gallagher

The death took place in Killybegs Hospital on Friday 18th March 2011 of Hugh Gallagher, Ardconnell, Glenties. His Remains were brought to his home later that day and to St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Sunday morning. Fr. Shane Gallagher celebrated Requiem Mass at 11.00 a.m. Family members did the Readings, Prayers of the Faithful and brought the Gifts to the Altar. Burial took place in the New Graveyard. Hugh is survived by one sister, Teresa, two nephews, one niece, grandnieces, grandnephews, other relatives and friends to whom sincere sympathy is extended. One sister, Mary and two brothers, Oliver and Con predeceased him.

Confirmation

The Sacrament of Confirmation for the Parish of Iniskeel will be administered by Bishop Philip Boyce for 5th & 6th Classes in St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Sunday 10th April at 11.00 a.m.

First Holy Communion

Children from Kilkenny N.S. and Scoil Mhuire will receive their First Holy Communion in St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Saturday 7th May at 11a.m. Mass.

Bingo

Winners at the Bingo on Tuesday 15th March 2011 in the Community Centre, Glenties were – Shaun Moloney won the Jackpot of € 400. Anne Furey, Margaret Gillespie, Bridie Boyle, Eileen Hanlon, Eileen Hanlon, Leitir, Nancy Gale, Eileen Gallagher and Amy Calrey won € 100 each. Kitty Mc Glynn, Fintown, Ann Mc Hugh, Glengesh, Ardara, Isobel Mc Loone, Bridie Boyle, Anne Kennedy, Brenda Reid, Nora Mc Hugh and James Gallagher won € 50. Nellie Maguire, Frosses, Denise Campbell, Winnie Long, Fintown, John Boyle, Denise Campbell, Bella Boyle, Fiona Gallagher, and Lisa Coughlan won € 25 each. Bernadette Gallagher, Frosses, Jean Mc Kelvey and Margaret Melly won € 20 each.

Naomh Conaill Ladies

Naomh Conaill Ladies are taking part in the Tesco (Vouchers for Clubs and Schools). Everyone who shops in Tesco will receive one voucher for every € 10 they spend. If you wish to donate the vouchers you receive, please give them to any committee member or leave them in the Craft Gallery.

‘Guess the Score’

The Club would also like to thank all those who sold or bought lines for ‘Guess the Score’ in support of the Donegal County Ladies Teams. A cheque for € 310 was handed over to the County Board.

Thanks

The recent collection for Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind, taken up in Glenties amounted to € 442.00. The amount taken up in Edeninfagh was € 114.00. Many thanks for your generosity.

Get Fit for Summer

Ladies Adult Circuits Classes will start in the Gym, Scoil Mhuire, Glenties next Friday 25th March from 7.30 p.m. until 8.30 p.m. € 40 for ten weeks. Contact Aoife Mc Donnell on 087 1245587. Beginners are welcome.

Glenties Golf Society

The Glenties Golf Society are holding their first outing this Saturday 26th March in Narin / Portnoo. Teeing off at 8.30 a.m. It is hoped that all members will attend. Names are also been taken on the day for our upcoming Weekend away in Concra Wood Golf Club on the Weekend of Saturday and Sunday 21st and 22nd of May.

Edeninfagh N.S. Cash for Clobber

Collection will take place at the school on Thursday 14th April. The school will receive € 4 for each well filled ‘Cash for Clobber bag’ (available at the school) or bin size bag. Money collected will go towards school funds. Filled bags can be brought to the school from Monday 11th until Thursday morning 14th April. This collection is an opportunity for anyone in the community to dispose of unwanted clothes, shoes or textiles in an environmentally friendly way. More information can be had by ringing 9551633 or emailing edeninfagh@eircom.net .

Annual Uganda Collection

The St. Vincent de Paul Society will take up the Annual Uganda Collection before all Masses on Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th March. All proceeds will fund education and agricultural projects. Please give as generously as you can. Thank You.

Glenties Notes 28th January 2011

Engagement
Congratulations to Carol Gallagher, Buncrubog, Glenties and Brendan Mc Cann, Co. Sligo, who got engaged recently.

Vote for Emilia
Scoil Mhuire 6th Class pupil, Emilia Nethercoat, has reached the Regional Final of ‘Doodle 4 Google’ Competition with her art picture “Connections”.  To reach the next stage of the competition, she needs Your Vote online. Use the following instructions to place your vote. Click the Link  http://www.google.ie/doodle4google/2011/vote.html#d=d2-2 Emilia’s picture is the 2nd picture – “Connections”.  Your support will be greatly appreciated.  Thank You.

St. Bridget’s Night
The annual St. Bridget’s Night in aid of Glenties Fun Park will be held in The Highlands Hotel, Glenties on Monday 31st January.  Doors will open at 7.00 p.m.  Music is by Frank Mc Ghee.  This is a great night out for all the family, with Cross Making, Irish Dancing, Raffle and Supper, so come along and enjoy the fun.  Admission is Adults € 5, Children € 3 Family € 12.  Donation of home baking would be appreciated on the night.

Family Mass
The 11.00 a.m. Mass next Sunday 30th January will be a Family Mass to celebrate the beginning of Catholic Schools Week.  All the Primary Schools in the Parish will be participating in the Mass.  During the week from Monday to Friday there will be a different celebration each day in each school.  After the Homily in the Mass we will have a short Enrolment Ceremony for all the children of 5th and 6th Classes who will be making their Confirmation on 10th April.  It is important that the children be accompanied to Mass by their parents and families.  Their Sponsors are also welcome to come along.

Preparation for Confirmation
This week we will be beginning a Parish Programme of Preparation for Confirmation called “You shall be my Witness”.  The Programme starts with a meeting for parents of Confirmation children, in Scoil Mhuire tonight, Thursday 27th January at 8.00 p.m.  It is very important that parents attend this meeting.  The Enrolment Ceremony next Sunday will be the second stage of the Programme and that will be followed in turn by 4 sessions of the Programme for the children every Thursday night from 10th February to 3rd March.  The Programme will conclude with a Service of Reconciliation and a Service of Light.

Peadar Mc Devitt
The death took place in Letterkenny Hospital on Thursday 6th January 2011 of Peadar Danny Mc Devitt, Stracastle, Glenties.  His Remains were brought home later that day and to The Church of the Holy Family, Edeninfagh on Saturday.  Fr. Shane Gallagher celebrated Requiem Mass.  Family members did the Readings, Prayers of the Faithful and brought the Gifts to the Altar.  Music and singing was by Breidin and James Gallagher.  Burial took place in Edeninfagh Graveyard.  Peadar is survived by three sisters, Mary, Ellie and Breid, other relatives and friends to whom sincere sympathy is extended.

Teresa Boyle
The death took place in Arch View Lodge, Nursing Home, Letterkenny on Tuesday 11th January 2011 of Teresa Boyle, Mill Road, Glenties.  Her Remains were brought home on Wednesday and to St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Thursday.  Fr. Pat Prendergast, Glenties assisted by Fr. Kieran Mc Ateer, Stranorlar celebrated Requiem Mass.  Members of the family did the Readings, Prayers of the Faithful and brought the Gifts to the Altar.  Music and singing was by John F. and Pat O’ Donnell.  Burial took place afterwards in the New Graveyard.  She is survived by sons, Charlie and Joe, daughter, Rosita, grandchildren, daughters-in-law, sons-in-law, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends to whom sincere sympathy is extended.  Her husband, Alfie died in November 1988 and her daughter Concepta died last January.  Her brothers, Jim, Peter, Eddie and Thady, sisters, Annie, Bridget, Kate, Ellen, Agnes and Sr. Josephine also predeceased her.

Sympathy
Sincere sympathy is extended to Una Brennan and family, Shallogans, on the death of Una’s father Jimmy Mohan, Frosses which took place last week; also to all the relatives and friends.

Sincere sympathy is extended to Fiona Gallagher and family, Station Road, Glenties on the death of Fiona’s grandmother Molly Gallagher, Wooden Bridge, Ardara, which took place last week; also to all the relatives and friends.

Sincere sympathy is extended to the family of Hannah Carr, Inver, who died last week, to her niece, Anne Mc Cole, Glen Road, her nieces and nephews in the Mc Gettigan family, Tullyhoniver, Glenties and to all her relatives and friends.

Bingo
Winners at the Bingo in the Community Centre Glenties on Tuesday 18th January were – Bella Mc Gill won the Jackpot of € 400.  M. Langan, Rosaleen Gallagher, Denise Maguire, Mary Ward, Briege Mc Cabe, Carmel Doherty, Brown Kid and Patsy Martin won € 100 each.  Bernie Gallagher, Mary Gallagher, Teresa Molloy, Jenny Furey, Bernadette Gallagher, Bernie Martin, John Boyle, Nora Mc Hugh, Bridie Doherty, Jimmy Quinn, Christopher Connelly and Donal Brennan won € 50 each.  Patricia Kennedy and Sally Mc Guigan won € 25 each.

Collection
The Bluestacks Special Needs Foundation Church Gate Collection will take place at all Masses next weekend 29th and 30th January.  All support will be greatly appreciated.

A Thousand Thanks
Maria Rafferty would like to thank all those who donated to the Christmas Crib.  Because of the generosity of the Glenties Parish, Ethiopia received directly € 500 for the poorest people in Jimma in Ethiopia.  With the added help of ‘SHOP N SHARE’ we have now forwarded € 1000 to Semaria Social Rehabilitation Association, who hope to build a centre for street children and orphans.  This money will help to purchase the site needed and we will continue to fund the projects from the proceeds of the shop.  A big ‘thank you’ also to all of you who are supporting the shop by giving or buying or both.  If you have any unwanted Christmas Gifts we would be delighted to receive them.

Pioneer Total Abstinence Association
The local branch of the Pioneer Total Abstinence Association wish to thank all those who contributed to their recent Church Gate Collection.  Thank You.