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Glenties Notes 28th March 2012

The Late Seamus O’ Donnell
The death took place in Beaumont Hospital, Dublin on Sunday 18th March 2012 of Seamus O’ Donnell, son of Maggie and the late Neilie O’ Donnell, Meenahalla, Glenties. His Remains came to the family home on Tuesday and to St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Friday 23rd. Fr. Shane Gallagher assisted by Fr. Denis Quinn and Fr. Eamonn Mc Laughlin concelebrated Requiem Mass. Family members did the Readings, Prayers of the Faithful and brought the Gifts to the Altar. Music and singing was by John F. O’ Donnell and Denise Boyle. Burial took place in the New Graveyard. Sincere sympathy is extended to all his relatives and friends.

Master’s Degree
Congratulations to Michéal Brennan, who was awarded a Master’s Degree in Business from University of Ulster Magee College. Michéal is a son of Francis and Kathleen Brennan, Main Street, Glenties.

Mass in Rossnowlagh
A bus will leave Mc Guinness’ Café at 6.00 p.m. on Tuesday 3rd April and every first Tuesday for Mass in Rossnowlagh. The organisers wish to make an appeal for people to join them.

Following the recent successful X-Factor night in M25 DVDs are now on sale in The Post Office, The Highlands Hotel, Keeney’s Bar and Melly’s Costcutters. This is a double DVD and is priced at just €10. All proceeds go to the three nominated Charities which are Donegal Hospice, Ronald Mc Donald House and The Local Playground. Thank you for your support.

Weight Watchers
Weight Watchers in the Community Centre, Glenties every Thursday night from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Everyone is welcome. Special offer now on – € 10 per night or 7 nights for € 50.

The winners at the Bingo in the Community Centre, Glenties on Tuesday 20th March were – Gracie O’ Hara won the Jackpot of € 400. Hugo Mc Dyre, Sally Mc Hugh, Hugh Gallagher, Mary Gilselsy, Sarah Gallagher, peter Sweeney, Nora Mc Hugh and Danny Rodgers won € 100 each. Bridget Brogan, Bridie Doherty, Bella Mc Gill, Maria Boyle, Breid Gallagher, Gracie O’ Hara, Cathy Connell, Portnoo, Patsy Brown, Moya Gallagher, Annie Boyle, Station Road, Margaret Gillespie, Kitty Mc Glynn and Anne Phildy, won € 50 each. Margaret Bonner, Kitty Mc Glynn, Fintown and Rose Mc Groarty, Frosses won € 35 each. Ann Davison, Burtonport and Nora Mc Hugh won € 25 each.

Easter Bingo
Easter Bingo takes place in the Community Centre, Glenties on Tuesday 3rd April. Game 1-5 – Line € 50; Full Panel – € 100; Game 6 – Line € 50; Full Panel – € 400 Jackpot. Game 7- 11 Line € 50; Full Panel € 100. Books including Jackpots – Single Book € 12, Double Book € 20. Extra Jackpot € 2. Doors will open at 7.30 p.m. In-house draws. Spot Prizes on book numbers.

Big Bingo
Big Bingo in the Glenties Community Centre, Glenties on Tuesday the
10th April. Game 1-5 Lines €100; Full Panel €300; Game 6 Line € 100; Full Panel Jackpot €2000; Game 7 -11 Line € 100; Full Panel € 300. Single book €25 and double book €40; Jackpot sheet included in your book. Extra jackpot sheets €5. Doors open at 7.30 p.m. In-house draws.

Easter Confession with visiting Priests
Monday – 2nd April – 8 p.m. in Fintown and Kilclooney. Tuesday – 3rd April – 8 p.m. – Glenties. Wednesday 4th April – 8 p.m. – Ardara.

Times for Easter Services
Holy Thursday – Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper – 7.30 p.m.
Good Friday: The Celebration of the Lord’s Passion – 3 p.m.
Holy Saturday: Easter Vigil Mass – 9 p.m.
Confessions – Friday 30th March at 5 p.m.
Holy Thursday – Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper – 9 p.m.
Good Friday – The Celebration of the Lord’s Passion – 6 p.m.
Holy Saturday – Easter Vigil Mass – 10.30 p.m.

The recent collection for Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind taken up in Glenties amounted to € 584.00. The collection in Edeninfagh amounted to € 100. Many thanks for your generosity.

Naomh Conaill Notes 19th April 2011

There was no winner of last weeks lotto. The numbers drawn were 4,15,20,28. Two prizes of 50 Euro went to Declan Bonner, Glen Road and Anna Mc Dyer ,Main Street. The jackpot now stands at 6,300 Euro. The lotto draw takes place every Tuesday night at the community centre bingo and this Tuesday they are having a Monster Easter Bingo with a jackpot of 2,000 Euro. Take Your Pick takes place every Saturday night in Keeneys Bar and the jackpot is 800 Euro with the proceeds going to the players fund.

The ladies board would like to thank everyone who supported their church gate collection. They raised 1,317 Euro. The senior ladies are at home to Glen this Friday at 6pm in the Gaeltacht semi final.

The minors were beat by Bundoran by 1 point at home last Friday evening. They are away to Ardara this Friday at 6.30pm. The U16s are at home to Na Rossa next Monday at 6.30pm.

The U15s were defeated by Ardara in the Gaeltacht last Wednesday in Ardara. The club are hosting the U14 Feile blitz this Saturday starting at 11am. The clubs particpiating  are Naomh Mhuire, Dungloe, Na Rossa, Ardara and Naomh Conaill.

The club will run a Easter Camp from Monday 25th to Fri 30th April starting at 10am to 2pm. During the week the camp will have a range of general coaching, games, goalkeeper coaching and on the final day various competitions will be held for each age group. A fun week is guaranteed. The cost of the camp is 30 Euro and 20 Euro or each additional child in a family. For more information contact Leo 086 1660355 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting 086 1660355 end_of_the_skype_highlighting or Michael 087 4196698 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting 087 4196698 end_of_the_skype_highlighting.

The reserves and seniors were away to Ardara last Sunday. The reserves came with a good victory winning 3-7 to 1-7 and the seniors lost out by 1 point.

Good luck to Donegal against Laois in the Div 2 league final this Sunday in Croke Park. Anyone with tickets ordered for the final can pick them up in the clubhouse on Thursday night at 9pm.

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.

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.

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.

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.