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Glenties Notes 1st October 2014

The Late Hugh Boyle:
The death took place recently in Killybegs Hospital of Hugh Boyle, Caosan, Kilraine, Glenties. Hugh is survived by one brother, Michael and one sister, Philomena Coughlan, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends to whom sincere sympathy is extended. His brother Patrick and two sisters, Bridget Boyle and Sarah O’ Neill predeceased him.

The Late Frank Connaghan:
The death took place in Letterkenny Hospital on Sunday 7th September 2014 of Frank Connaghan, Main Street (formerly Mill Road), Glenties. Frank is survived by his wife, Anne, son Manus, daughters, Tara and Francine sisters, Anne and Madge, other relatives and friends to whom sincere sympathy is extended. His daughter, Nadine predeceased him in 1988.

Golden Wedding:
Congratulations to Jimmy and Bernadette Mc Kelvey, Beaghmore, Fintown, who celebrated their 50th Wedding Anniversary last weekend.

Silver Wedding:
Congratulations to Laurence and Michelle Molloy, Narin Road, Glenties, who celebrated their 25th Wedding Anniversary recently. Best wishes to both couples for many more happy years together.

Wedding Bells:
Congratulations and Best Wishes to Aimee Mc Devitt, daughter of Jim and Sandy Mc Devitt, Glen Road, Glenties and Adam Kemp, Donegal Town, who were married in Rathmullan House on Friday 19th September 2014.

Aerobics and Kettlebell Classes:
Aerobics and Kettlebell classes will commence in the Highlands Hotel on Thursday 9th October from 7 p.m. – 8 p.m. This is a five week course or pay as you go. Please contact Martina 086 3846302 to confirm your place.

Occupational First Aid Refresher Course:
St Riaghan’s NS, Drimnacrosh are running an Occupational First Aid refresher course in the school on Wednesday 8th & Wednesday 15th October- (7 p.m. to 10 p.m. each evening). A limited number of places are still available. If you have completed this course within the past two years and wish to renew your certificate, please contact the school on 9551591 or 086 1798692 to secure a place. The cost per person is €40 which includes exam and certificate.

‘Frank Pig Says Hello’:
An Grianan Theatre presents ‘Frank Pig Says Hello’ a Play by Pat Mc Cabe in Glenties Community Centre on Friday 3rd October 2014, Show starts at 8.30pm.

Understanding Dyslexia:
Donegal Local Development Company invites you to an Information Event; Understanding Dyslexia, a one hour session will be held ; Community Centre, Glenties on Tuesday October 7th -3.30pm . Topics covered will include- understanding dyslexia, indicators of dyslexia, what an assessment involves and how to get an assessment

The Annual Labour Party Collection will be taken up at Church Gates in Glenties and Edeninfagh on weekend 4th and 5th October.

Glenties Community Centre:
Bingo held in Glenties Community Centre every Tuesday Night at 9pm.

Snooker room is open Monday to Friday from 4pm to 10pm. Saturday, Sunday 10am to 10pm

Tai Chi:
Tai Chi every Wednesday night 8pm -9.30pm.

New CE Scheme:
New CE scheme started on 22nd September 2014, any one willing to start contact 087 9695053 for more details. FAS criteria apply.

Bowls every Monday night.

Drama Classes:
Drama Classes begins 6th November 2014.

Night Classes:
Béidh na Ranganna seo a leanas ag toiseacht in ÁRAS SHEAGHÁIN BHÁIN, Baile na Finne, gan mhoill ag brath ar éileamh. Gaeilge – Teastas Europach. Gaeilge – Bun rang. Giotár. Fidil. Clárú : Dé Luain 29 / 09 ag 7.00 i.n. Má tá suim agat freastáil ar aon rang tá clárú riachtanach leis na ranganna a shocrú. Fón 9546071 Luan go hAoine 9.45 r.n. – 4.30 i.n. Ríomhphost:

The following Night Classes will be starting in Áras Sheagháin Bháin, Fintown, shortly, subject to demand. Irish (Teastas Europach na Gaeilge) Irish – Basic. Guitar. Fiddle. Registration Monday 29th September at 7 p.m.If interested in any class you will need to register, as the committee need numbers in order to organize classes. 95 46071 Monday – Friday 9.45 a.m. – 4.30 p.m. or e-mail :

Glenties Notes 11th October 2013

League County Champions:
Congratulations to our U / 16 team who defeated St. Eunan’s on Sunday last 6th October 2013 in the Division 1 League County Final in Glenfin. Well done lads!

Glenties Afterschool:
Glenties Afterschool is now taking names for those interested in an Arts and 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 074 95 51907.

The collection for the Irish Heart Foundation, taken up recently in Edeninfagh amounted to € 85. Thanks to all who subscribed.

The Dyslexia Collection taken up on the weekend of 25th August amounted to € 656.00 Thanks to everyone who made a donation.

Céilí, Sets and Two-Hand Dance Classes:
Céilí Sets and Two – Hand Dance Classes commenced in the Highlands Hotel, Glenties on Wednesday 9th October from 8 p.m. – 9.30 p.m. Tuition by Connie & Anne.

Glenties Community Centre:
Bingo in the Glenties Community Centre every Tuesday night at 9pm. Every line € 50, every house € 100. Jackpot will be € 8500 on the 15/10/2013, if not won on the night €300 will be paid out. In house draws.

Bowls in the Centre every Monday night at 8 p.m.

Tia Chi in the Community Centre every Wednesday night at 8 p.m,

Academy Drama classes by Helen O’Grady for children are on every Thursday evening from 5pm.

Snooker room is open from 4 p.m. – 10 p.m. every evening.

Bookings for the Community Centre contact 087 2679321.

There are still positions available on the Glenties Community Centre Amalgamated C.E. scheme D.S.P. criteria applies. For more information contact 087 9695053.

Glenties Notes 29th September 2011

The winners at the Bingo in the Community Centre, Glenties on Tuesday 20th September were – Nancy Gill won the jackpot of € 400. Bernadette Mc Devitt, Nancy Gill, Nellie Maguire, Rosaleen Melly, Charlie Mc Carron, Rosaleen Melly, Anne White, Nancy Dorrian and Seamus Deane won € 100 each. Sarah Gallagher, Sadie Sweeney, Ann Quinn, Carmel Fitzgerald, Annie Deane, Kilcar, rosemary Whelan, Ann O’ Donnell, Cathy Connell, Carol Sinclair Teresa Molloy, Hazel Staunton and Fiona Boyle won € 50 each. Anne Quinn won € 40. Mary Furey and Hazel Staunton won € 25 each.

The Annual Labour Party collection will be taken up at Church Gates in Glenties, Edeninfagh and Kilclooney on the weekend of Saturday and Sunday 1st and 2nd of October.

Tiny Tunes
Tiny Tunes provides fun music and movement classes for babies and pre-school children aged 3 months to 5 years with their parents / minders. Classes are held in the Highlands Hotel, Glenties every Friday at 10.30 a.m. For class information contact Jessica on 074 9152046 or 086 8249220 or visit online at

The Dyslexia Association collection taken up recently amounted to € 900. Thank you to everyone who donated.

Zumba Fitness Classes
Zumba Fitness Classes are taking place in the Community Centre every Tuesday at 11 a.m. and every Thursday at 7 p.m.

Ballet and Tap Dance Classes
Ballet and Dance Classes will resume on Monday 3rd October in the Community Centre, Glenties. For more details contact Grainne at 087- 6401054.

“Cash for Clobber”
Scoil Mhuire is having a “Cash for Clobber” collection in the school on Wednesday19th October. They are collecting – unwanted clothing for adults and children; paired shoes, hats and scarves, handbags and belts, curtains and linens. For each bag the school collects they will receive € 4. Bags can be left at the school from Monday 17th October. Thank you for your continued support.