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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 26th February 2011

The Late John Mc Dermott
The death took place in St. Joseph’s Hospital, Stranorlar on Tuesday 8th February 2011 of John Mc Dermott, Edeninfagh, (formerly Meenamara), Glenties. His Remains were brought to The Church of the Holy Family, Edeninfagh on Wednesday. Fr. Pat Prendergast celebrated Requiem Mass on Thursday. 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. John provided the sound system for the graveyard Masses around the area for a number of years. He also played the bagpipes, and at one time was a member of the Ardaghey Pipe Band. A single member of the band led the cortege from the Church to the graveyard and the other members formed a Guard of Honour. John is survived by one sister Mary Anne who lives in Co. Clare, three nieces, one nephew, cousins, Rosemary Herron, Edeninfagh, Patrick Byrne, Drimnasillagh, John Brennan, Lough Finn, other cousins, relatives and friends to whom sincere sympathy is extended.

The Late Rose Breslin
The death took place at her home on Thursday 10th February 2011 of Rose Breslin, Ardconnell, Glenties. Her Remains were brought to the Church 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 Pat and John F. O’ Donnell. Burial took place in the New Graveyard.

Rose is survived by three sons, James, John and Vincent, six daughters, Kathleen, Josephine, Philomena, Marita, Carmel and Mary, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends to whom sincere sympathy is extended..

Her husband Ally died in March 2002. She is the last surviving member of the family of Willie and Mary O’Donnell, Gortnasillagh.

Sympathy
Sincere sympathy is extended to the family, relatives and friends of Pat Mc Hugh, Straoughter, Glenties who died at his home last Thursday 17th February.

Sincere sympathy is extended to the family, relatives and friends of James Boyle, Glen Road, Glenties, who died in the Donegal Hospice, Letterkenny last Thursday 17th February.

Sincere sympathy is extended to Bridie and Rose Mc Cahill, Derries on the death of their mother, Bridie Duffy, which took place in Letterkenny Hospital last Friday 18th February; also to all the relatives and friends.

Glenties Community Centre
The Community Centre Committee are installing a lift and associated works at a cost of € 32, 000 for the upgrading of the hall, beginning in April. Bingo takes place in the Community Centre every Tuesday at 9 p.m. Please support. Country Night in the Highlands Hotel, Glenties on 4th March. Music is by Rambling Fever and the dance starts at 9.30 p.m. Come and enjoy a good night. Two full size Snooker Tables available to play 6 p.m. – 10 p.m. each night, except Tuesday. Older persons particularly welcome.

St. Riaghan’s Enrolment Day
Parents wishing to enrol their children at St. Riaghan’s N.S. Drimnacrosh for the school year 2011 /2012 are invited to call to the school for an Enrolment Form. “Enrolment Day” will be held on Thursday 3rd March. On this day parents are asked to bring their child to the school at 11.15 a.m. so that they can sample “School Life” in the Junior Room. Parents can have a cuppa and a chat with the Principal. Please bring a small packed lunch with you for your child as they will have lunch with the other children at 12.30 p.m. For further information or enquiries please contact the school on 9551591.

Glenties Notes 12th February 2011

New Arrival
Congratulations to Sharon and Niall Gallagher, Upper Derries, Glenties on the birth of their second child, a baby sister (Danielle) for Caitlin.

Gold Medal
Congratulations and well done to 16 year old Stacey Carr Kennedy, Station Road, Glenties, who was awarded a Gold Medal for baking a novelty cake at a world class culinary competition held recently in the UK.  The event took place in Birmingham and she competed against a large group of entrants from across the UK. in the under 23 category of the competition.

Bingo
The winners at the Bingo in the Community Centre, Glenties on Tuesday 1st February were – Claire Keeney won the jackpot of € 400.  Michelle Byrne, Michael Doherty, Sadie Sweeney, Ann Furey, Gerry Doherty, Gerard Mc Taggart, Owen Mc Menamin, Mary Mc Mahon and Denise Campbell won € 100 each.  Sarah Browne, Patrick mc Hugh, Ann Timoney, Brenda Reid, Vincent Ward, Breege Roarty, Sandra Moore, John Boyle, Frances Furey and Anna Cannon won € 50 each.  Philomena Mc Ginley and Shannon Breslin won € 25 each.  Mary Doherty, Vera Breslin and Patsy Martin won € 20 each.

The Late Christy Boyle
Very deeply regretted was the death of Christy Boyle, a native of Derries, Glenties, which occurred in London on Saturday 1st January 2011.  It was in The Mc Devitt Institute, Glenties (The Tech.) that Christy met his wife Annie Henry from Aranmore.  He was a great GAA man and played for Naomh Conaill and for the County Minors in 1959.  He emigrated to London in 1960 and was in the setting up of Tír Conaill Gaels.  He captained them in 1964 and won many county championships with them until he retired.  He is survived by his wife, Annie, daughter, Helen, son Brian, grandsons, Shay and Danny, brothers, Packie and John, sister, Bridie, in-laws, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends to whom sincere sympathy is extended.

Sympathy
Sincere sympathy is extended to Bridie Boyce and family, Mullinamina, Glenties on the death, which took place last week, of Bridie’s mother, Kathleen Ward, Drimarone; also to all the relatives and friends.

Calling All Cyclists
A public meeting will be held in Glenties Community Centre on Wednesday 16th February at 8 p.m.  The purpose of the meeting is to set up a Cycling Club for South West Donegal.  This Club hopes to provide leisure cycling for anyone interested, and also provide help and support for beginners, intermediate and advanced cyclists in the area.  If you have any questions or queries contact John Boyle on 087 2469210 or Adrian Brennan on 087 6284205.

Shop and Share in Glenties
Have you had the chance to visit Shop and Share on Main Street, Glenties?  Open on Wednesdays and Fridays from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.  It invites you to buy new, good as new clothes, shoes, accessories, toys, books, household goods, gifts for all the family while supporting the people of Jimma in Ethiopia.  The shop is the brain child of Maria Rafferty who has returned from three years working as a VSO in Ethiopia.  Maria was anxious to continue to support various projects she was involved in there, and Shop and Share does just that.  It is staffed by volunteers and the good people of Glenties and surrounding areas provide the stock.  The money gathered; combined with monthly contributions paid by some into a charity account, support several families devastated by aids; individual students in Jimma at second and third level who otherwise would miss out on education; and a group aiming to build a Centre for Street Children.  In Jimma € 7 a month can mean the difference between survival and starvation for some; so come in and browse, and perhaps get a bargain while helping others.  Perhaps you have extra Christmas gifts or other items you could donate.  Either way a warm welcome awaits you in Shop and Share.

Cash for Clobber Collection, St. Riaghan’s NS, Drimnacrosh
A Cash for Clobber collection will take place at the school on Thursday 17th February organised by the GreenTeam.  The school will receive € 4 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 from Monday 14th until Thursday morning 17th February.  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.  For more information, ring 9551591.

Special Olympics Collection
Special Olympics will hold their Annual Church Collection next weekend.  Special Olympics rely on this collection to help them raise necessary funds to continue their work with existing athletes.  By developing their clubs and programmes they can offer their programme to more athletes in our area.

Thanks
The Bluestack Special Needs Foundation would like to thank all those who contributed to and generously supported the recent Church Gate Collection.  Your support has been greatly appreciated.