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Glenties Notes 3rd February 2012

Bingo takes place every Tuesday night in The Community Centre Glenties at 9 p.m. Doors open at 8 p.m. Every Line € 50, every House € 100, Jackpot € 400. Snooker tables open every evening except Tuesday evening from 6 p.m. – 10 p.m. The Committee would like to thank everyone for their continued support. Winners at the Bingo in the Community Centre on Tuesday 24th January were – Ann Quinn won the Jackpot of € 400. Michael Doherty won € 200. Carmel Fitzgerald and Sarah Mc Glynn won € 150 each. Maura Kilbane, Patricia Molloy, Liz Buckley, Mary Furey and Patsy Mc Dyre won € 100 each. Shaun Maloney, Rosaleen Melly, Mary Kennedy, Ann Cannon, Dympna Morgan, Kathleen Mc Gettigan, Anthony Burke, Mrs Moy, Mary Cafferty, Maggie O’ Donnell, Mary Mc Gill and Margaret Boyle won € 50 each.

Mass in Rossnowlagh
A bus will leave Mc Guinness’ Café at 6.00 p.m. on Tuesday 7th February and every first Tuesday for Mass in Rossnowlagh. The organisers wish to make an appeal for more people to join them.

Glenties Community T.V.
As a result of storm damage there has been no BBC1, BBC 2 or UTV. In order to get these stations up and running and to repair the damage, members of the committee will be making a collection of € 10 per house. Hopefully this will cover all the costs until the changeover in October 2012. A General Meeting will be held later in the year regarding the changeover.

Christmas Crib Collection – Thanks –“Gratitude from Jimma in Ethiopia”
The people of Jimma are overwhelmed and delighted with the support from the people in Glenties Parish and Community at large. The money from The Crib and from the Charity Shop is sent on a monthly basis to support children, families and old poor people to keep body and soul together. They send back thanks and prayers and blessings in abundance. We are hoping to arrange for a couple to visit our community in the Summer when we can forge closer links with the community in Jimma and hear first hand how our support is so essential to them. We will organise a community event around their visit. In the meantime thank you again for your continued support and if you have unwanted Christmas Gifts or Good Stuff that you no longer need we are very happy to receive same in ‘Shop N Share’. Maria Rafferty and Team.

Doodle 4 Google Competition
Mark O’Donnell, Mill Road, Glenties has been selected as a finalist in the Nationwide Doodle for Google Competition. Mark represents Scoil Mhuire and in order for him to be an overall winner, the public need to vote for him. Voting is easy – follow this link and clink the Vote for this Doodle button. All votes would be really appreciated.

Overall Award for Scoil Mhuire
Congratulations to Scoil Mhuire, Glenties who were the overall winners at the Donegal Sports Awards night in the Silver Tassie, Letterkenny on Friday 27th January. The school had three nominations – Amy Boyle Carr was nominated for Best Sports Girl and John Mc Cann was nominated for Best Sports Teacher. Unfortunately Amy and John were not successful, but the fact that their school got the overall award made up for their disappointment. Well done to all the boys and girls and their teacher, who took part in the Sports Events which gained this honour for the school.

Glenties Community Action Group
The Christmas Church Gate collection for the Glenties Christmas Lights raised € 938.38. A huge thank you to all those who contributed.

Naomh Conaill C.I.G. Presentation Night
A Hot Buffet and Dance will take place in the Highlands Hotel Glenties on Saturday 18th February at 8 p.m. Music is by ‘Derailed’. Tickets are € 20 and are available in the Paperstop, The Co-op and The Craft Gallery.

St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Glenties Community Action Group are organising a Parade on St. Patrick’s Day. To contribute to the planning of this exciting and fun-filled event, please come along to the Highlands Hotel tomorrow Friday 3rd February at 7 p.m.

All Ireland Champions
Congratulations to the St. Columba’s Comprehensive School., Glenties U – 16C Boys Basketball Team, who won the All Ireland Schools Final in the National Basketball Arena in Tallaght last week, when they defeated Colaistí Pobail Setanta from Dublin. Local lad Ethan O’ Donnell was named MVP.

Glenties Notes 22nd December 2011

Mass on Christmas Eve will be celebrated at 9 p.m. in both Chapels – Glenties and Edeninfagh. Mass on Christmas Day will be celebrated at 9.30 a.m. in Edeninfagh and in Glenties at 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. The 11a.m. Mass is a Family Mass and the children from the local schools will be participating.

Church Crib
The money collected in the collection box at the Crib will be donated to Maria Rafferty’s work in Ethiopia.

Message from Loreto Sister Mary Elizabeth Kirke – Peru Appeal
“Many thanks to the Edeninfagh and Glenties Community for the welcome and tremendous support you gave me during the past weekend. I was overwhelmed by the generosity of your response to my Peru Appeal. Between the collection and later donations it came to € 2,530. Know that all of you and your loved ones will be remembered often at our evening prayer in Lamud and in Lima, Peru. May God bless you always especially now during Advent and Christmastime.”

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. 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.

Winners at the Bingo on Tuesday 13th December were – Marian Ward won the Jackpot of € 400. Anne Furey, Sarah Long, John O’ Donnell, Shaun Maloney, Michael Langan, Philomena Mc Gettigan, and Michelle Byrne won € 100 each. Isobel Mc Loone, Rosaleen Melly, Dim Melly, Mickey Herron, Anne Boyle, Ardara, Denise Maguire, Dim Melly, Peter Sweeney, Breege Gallagher, Anne White, Patricia Long, Charlie Mc Brearty, Rose Molloy, Hugh O’ Donnell and Mary Mc Gettigan won € 50 each. Brenda Byrne, Brown Kid and Hugo Mc Dyre won € 35 each.

The St. Vincent de Paul Church Gate Collection amounted to € 1,451. The Conference wish to thank everyone who donated so generously and also those who donated to our monthly collection during the year.

The Church Gate Collection for Epilepsy taken up in Edeninfagh amounted to € 103. Thank you to everyone who contributed to the collection.

Cake Sale, Tea Coffee / Day
The Staff of the Bank of Ireland, Glenties would like to thank all those who baked and donated to their Cake Sale, Tea / Coffee Day. A total of € 652 was raised for Make-A-Wish Foundation. Thank you all for your generosity.

Christmas Shoe Box Appeal
Hazel Barrett would like to thank everyone who supported the Christmas Shoe Box Appeal. Over 700 boxes were sent off from this area to needy children. Hazel is travelling to Moldova in January to deliver boxes so she will see first-hand the response from the children.