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Glenties Notes 24th September 2014

Well Done and No Shame:
Even though we did not get to bring the cups home we are still proud of you lads. It was a great achievement to get the two teams to the All Ireland Final and some of us in an older generation never thought we would ever see the day.

Bingo:
The winners at the Bingo in the Community Centre, Glenties on Tuesday 17th September were – €15 Winners – Cissie Meehan, Bella Mc Gill, Bridie Doherty, Bridie Mc Callig; € 20 Winners – Ann Byrne, Frances Cunningham and James O’ Donnell; € 25 Winners – Nora Quinn and Mary Doherty, € 50 Winners – Maura Bodger, Teresa Glacken, Bean Boyle, Amanda O’ Connell, Renee Mulhern, Gerry Doherty, Bid Fletcher, Mary Ellen Bonner and Margaret Gallagher, € 60 Winner – Fay Moor; €100 Winners -Isobel Mc Loone, Breege Gallagher, James Deen, Paddy Moore, Margaret Murray, Johnny O’Donnell, Martin Molloy, Ellen Ann Orpan, Claire Keeney € 300 Winner – Fay Moore.

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

Snooker:
Snooker room open Monday to Friday from 4 p.m. to 10pm. Saturday, Sunday 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Tai Chi:
Tai Chi every Wednesday night 8 p.m -9.30 p.m.

Bowls:
Bowls every Monday night.

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

Drama Classes:
Drama Classes begins 9th October 2014 5-7 .pm.
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 8.30 p.m.

Glenties Foroige:
Glenties Foroige will have a Registration Night on Friday 26th September at 8 p.m. in the Youth Club. .The Youth Club is situated at The Rock (Old Laundry Building). Anyone wishing to register must attend with a parent, or guardian. . Members from 1stYear upwards. Cost is € 20 per child; € 30 per family. Looking forward to welcoming new and returning club members.

Balor Rep and Donegal Bay and Blue Stacks Festival:
“Balor Rep” and “Donegal Bay and Blue Stacks Festival” present “Remembrance” a play by Jonathan Burgess, in Glenties Community Centre on Friday 26th September. Shows starts at 8.30 p.m.

‘Slim R Us’ with Karen Mc Glinchey:
‘Slim R Us’ with Karen Mc Glinchey meets in the Highlands Hotel every Tuesday at 6.30 p.m. Cost is € 5; no joining fee; no penalty fees for missed weeks. Contact: Karen ‘ 086 347 0798.

Glenties Notes 2nd April 2014

Collection:
The Church Gate Collection taken up recently for Cancer Care West amounted to € 777.81. Thank you to everyone for your generosity.

Coffee Morning:
The Family of Martin Mc Dyer, Meenahalla, wish to invite everyone to the Community Centre immediately after Martin’s Month’s Mind Mass on Saturday 5th April, for a Coffee Morning in aid of the Donegal Hospice. Any donation that you would like to make will be given to The Donegal Hospice.

Foroige Quiz Night:
A Quiz night in aid of Glenties Foroige Youth Club will be held in the Community Centre, Glenties this Friday 4th April at 8.00 p.m. Please support.

Glenties Drama Group:
On April 5th / 6th Glenties Drama Group bring the hilarious comedy – ‘The 2 Loves of Gabriel Foley’ by Jimmy Keary to the stage of the Community Centre in Glenties. .Gabriel Foley is a middle aged bachelor, who lives with his elderly mother. .She fears she will never get rid of him as he ‘can’t hold on to a woman’. Then he falls for Hazel, a man eater, an uppity member of the local Drama Group. Gabriel is out of his depth, can Chrissie, his reliable neighbour who fancies him, save him from a fate worse than death? Add a cast of crazy characters and be prepared for a night of fun and laughter; Just the ticket to cheer us up in these difficult times.

The Late John Mc Loone:
The death took place in Massereene Manor Private Nursing Home, Antrim on Sunday 23rd March 2014 of John Mc Loone, Cornagrilla, Glenties. His Remains were brought to his home on Monday and to The Church of The Holy Family, Edeninfagh on Wednesday morning. John’s brother, Fr. Francis Mc Loone assisted by a number of other priests concelebrated Requiem Mass. Family members did the Readings, Prayers of the Faithful and brought the Gifts to the Altar. Music and singing was by Vincent and Peter Campbell and the Laughlin sisters. A reflection was read by John’s daughter Máire at the end of Mass. Burial took place in Edeninfagh Graveyard. John is survived by his wife, Kathleen, sons, Séan and Seamus, daughters, Eibhlín, Nabla and Máire, grandchildren, brothers, Patrick, James, Donal and Hugh and Fr. Francis, sister, Nabla, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends to whom sincere sympathy is extended. His sister Eileen predeceased him.

Edeninfagh Graveyard:
Brannigan Associates, Chartered Surveyors, Glenties, have been commissioned to draw up Plans and apply for Planning Permission to extend the Graveyard in Edeninfagh and to construct a Roadway to the bottom of the proposed new extension.

Daffodil Day:
The amount raised on Daffodil Day in Glenties was € 2969.66. Thanks to all those, who gave so generously and to the volunteers who were on the street.

Cash for Clobber:
A ‘Cash for Clobber’ collection will take place in Edeninfagh N.S. on Tuesday 8th April. Bags are available at the school (black bin bags may also be used) which can be filled with all types of clothing, pairs of shoes, household textiles and handbags. Filled bags can be left to the school on Monday 7th or collection can be arranged by telephoning 086 1798692.

Bingo:
The winners at the Bingo in The Community Centre, Glenties, on Tuesday 25th March were – € 25 Winners – Mary Gasley, Nora Gallagher, Ann Kennedy, Amanda O’ Connell, Mary Kennedy, Hannah Sweeney, Cathy Connell and Mary Gallagher; € 50 Winners – Mary Gasley, Mary McGeehan, Maggie O’ Donnell, Paddy Gill, Emer Doherty, Margaret Murray, Adele Dooley, John Rodger, Sally McGuigan, Mary Gallagher and Mary Kennedy; € 60 Winner – Nora Gallagher, € 100 Winners – Breege Roarty, Nora Gallagher, Dim Melley, Anne Doherty, Breda Breslin, Grace O’Hara and Fiona Boyle; € 300 Winner – Amanda O’ Connell.

Glenties Notes 26th March 2014

Naomh Connaill Membership:
Naomh Conaill GAA Club will hold a Registration Evening in the Clubhouse on Friday 28th March between 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. Adult – € 40; Youth – € 20; Adult Membership including a year’s entry in the weekly Lotto – € 100; Families with a number of children – € 20 for first two and € 10 for each additional child. 28th March is the last day on which membership can be paid.

The 2 Loves of Gabriel Foley:
On April 5th / 6th Glenties Drama Group bring the hilarious comedy – ‘The 2 Loves of Gabriel Foley’ by Jimmy Keary to the stage of the Community Centre in Glenties. .Gabriel Foley is a middle aged bachelor, who lives with his elderly mother. .She fears she will never get rid of him as he ‘can’t hold on to a women’. Then he falls for Hazel, a man eater, an uppity member of the local Drama Group. Gabriel is out of his depth, can Chrissie, his reliable neighbour who fancies him, save him from a fate worse than death? Add a cast of crazy characters and be prepared for a night of fun and laughter; Just the ticket to cheer us up in these difficult times.

Daffodil Day:
Friday 28th March is Daffodil Day Volunteers will be on the Main Street of Glenties looking for your support for this very worthy cause.

First Holy Communion:
Children from St. Riaghan’s N.S. Drimnacrosh, Kilkenny N.S. and Scoil Mhuire will receive their First Holy Communion on Saturday 24th May at 11.00.a.m. Mass in St. Connell’s Church, Glenties.

Children from Edeninfagh will receive their First Holy Communion at 12 Mid- Day Mass on Sunday 11th May.

Confirmation:
The Sacrament of Confirmation will be administered in St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Sunday 18th May at 11.00a.m.

Bingo:
The winners at the Bingo in the Community Centre, Glenties on Tuesday 16th march 2014 were – € 25 winners – Pauline McGeehan and Patsy Martin; € 50 winners – Micky Herron, Patsy Brown, Majella Boyle, Anne Doherty, Anne McKeown, Fidelma Burke, Jimmy Quinn, Patricia Molloy, Kathleen Cannon, Lisa Coughlin and Hugh Gallagher; €100 winners – Kathleen Boyle, Francis Cunningham, Dim Melly, Winnie Long, Mrs. Monaghan, Anne Kennedy, Rose McGeehan, Sally McHugh, Eileen Gallagher and Kathleen Ferry; € 300 winner – May Kennedy.

Donegal Branch of the Irish Guide Dogs Collection:
The Volunteers of Glenties, Edeninfagh, Fintown and Kilclooney would like to thank everyone who supported their recent collection. The amount raised was € 1,115.00. Thanks to everyone who made a contribution.

Chiropody Clinic:
Chiropody Clinic in Glenties Day Centre Monday 31st March, for an appointment 087 1417180

St. Vincent de Paul – Uganda Collection:
The St. Vincent de Paul Uganda collection will take place next weekend 29th and 30th March. All proceeds will go to fund educational and agricultural projects. Please give as generously as you can.

Cancer Research Fundraising Night:
A Cancer Research Fundraising Night hosted by Yvonne Campbell will take place in The Glen Tavern – “Dinny’s” on Saturday 29th March at 9.00 p.m. Music is by B & J Sound followed by a Traditional Music Session. All Traditional Musicians are welcome. Spot Prizes will be given out on the night. All proceeds and donations will go to Cancer Research. The organisers appeal to you to support Yvonne in this worthy cause. Permit granted.

Foroige Quiz Night:
A Quiz night in aid of Glenties Foroige Youth Club will be held in the Community Centre, Glenties on Friday 4th April at 8.0 p.m. Please support.

Glenties Notes 1st May 2013

Sympathy:
Sincere sympathy is extended to Patrick, Leo and Jamsie Byrne, Maas, Glenties on the death in England recently of their nephew, Kevin Byrne and his wife in a motorbike accident; also to all other relatives and friends. Kevin was a son of the late Michael Byrne.

Sincere sympathy is extended to May Kennedy, Kilraine on the death of her daughter Carmel Cawley, Ashbourne, Co. Meath, which took place on Friday 26th April 2013; also to Carmel’s brother, Joseph and family, Kilraine her sisters Marie, Celine and Margaret, her husband and family and all other relatives and friends.

Sincere sympathy is extended to the relatives and friends of Rose Mc Monagle (nee Doherty, Beaghmore, Fintown) who died in Maynooth and was buried in Fintown last week.

Glenties Community Centre:
Bingo every Tuesday night at 9 p.m. Every Line € 50, every House €100. Jackpot, if not won, will be € 6,300 on Tuesday 7th 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.

Snooker:
Snooker Room opened from 4 p.m. – 10 p.m. daily except Tuesday. It closes at 8 p.m. on Tuesday. On Saturday and Sunday – Snooker Room opened from 12.noon to 10 p.m.

Parish Pastoral Councils – “Setting up a Parish Pastoral Council in Glenties”:
The Presentation which was due to take place this weekend has had to be postponed indefinitely, due to the illness of one of the presenters. We will rearrange the talk at a later date.

Official Opening of Playground:
The Glenties Community Playground will be officially opened by Fr. Pat Prendergast next Saturday 4th May at 2.30 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Bingo Winners:
The winners at the Bingo in The Community Centre, Glenties on Tuesday 23rd April 2013 were – € 25 winners – Liz Buckley, Bridie Doherty, Mary Gallagher and Eileen Gallagher; € 40 winner – Kathleen Boyle; € 50 winners – Fiona
Gallagher, Mary Gallagher, Fiona Gallagher, Diane Duffy, Liz Buckley, Eimear Doherty, Breege Mc Carron, Breege Roarty, Kathy Connell, Margaret Byrne and Helen Mc Dyre; € 100 winners – Bridie Boyle, Anne Quinn, Kathleen Martin, Winnie Long, Norah Mc Hugh, Kathy Connell, Catriona Burke and Helen Mc Dyre; € 300 winner – Norah Gallagher.

St. Riaghan’s National School Cake, Book and Bric-a –Brac Sale:
The Parents Association at St. Riaghan’s National School will hold a combined Cake, Book and Bric-a-Brac Sale to raise funds for the school, in the Community Centre, on Saturday 4th May from 6 p.m. to 8.30 p.m. Please come along to nab a tasty bake, a thumping good read or something completely unexpected… Your support would be greatly appreciated.

Fundraising Family Fun Day:
Relay for Life – Team Smiles and miles are hosting a Fundraising Family Fun Day and BBQ in Ard Patrick on Sunday 5th May at 4.30 p.m. An Evening the whole family can enjoy, with Bouncy Castles, Face Painting, Live Music and Prizes. All donations welcome; all proceeds in aid of the Irish Cancer Society’s Relay for Life, Donegal.

Fintown Festival:
The Fintown Festival takes place from Friday 31st May until Monday 3rd June. Some of the main events are – Leisure Cycle in association with Tír Chonaill Gap C.C.; 5K Donegal Grand Prix Event – Walk / Jog / Run; Vintage Tractor Run by Mid-West Vintage Club; Fire Works Display on the Banks of Lough Finn; Hills and Glen Honda Run.

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

General Workers Wanted:
General workers and an administrator wanted for Glenties Tidy Town community employment scheme commencing June 10th 2013. Contact 086 1209524 for further information.

Table Quiz:
Glenties Foróige Club is hosting a Table Quiz in the Community Centre, Glenties on Friday 3rd May at 7.30p.m. Adults € 5, Juniors € 3. Your support would be greatly appreciated. All welcome!

Collection:
The Church Gate Collection for the Kidney Association, taken up recently, amounted to € 680. Thank you to everyone who made a contribution.

Glenties Notes 21st February 2013

Sympathy:
Sincere sympathy is extended to Cissie Meehan, Dr. Mc Closkey Crescent, Glenties on the death recently of her sister Nellie Meehan, Thower; also to her nieces, Breid Mc Loone and Maria Mc Dermott, Altar, Glenties and all the other relatives and friends.

Sincere sympathy is extended to the family, relatives and friends of Mary B. Connaghan, formerly of Mill Road, Glenties who died in England on Thursday 7th February 2013. Her Remains were brought to St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Saturday 16th and burial took place after 12 noon Mass on Sunday 17th February.

Sincere sympathy is extended to the relatives and friends of Aidan Boyce, Mill Road, Glenties who died on Thursday 14th February and was buried on Saturday last.

New Arrival:
Congratulations to James and Eilish Mc Dermott, Lucan, Dublin, on the birth of their second child, a baby brother (John) for Donal. James is a son of Danny and Mary Mc Dermott, Meenagrubby, Glenties.

Kilkenny N. S. Enrolment:
Enrolment Forms are available at the school for 2013 / 2014 school year. For further details 074 9544270.

Glenties Community Centre:
Bingo in the Glenties Community Centre every Tuesday evening at 9pm. Every line €50, every house €100. Inhouse draws. Jackpot if not won will be €5300 on 45 numbers or less on Tuesday 26th February. If not won on the night €300 will be paid out. Snooker room will be open from 4pm – 10pm every evening except Tuesday night. It will close at 8pm on Tuesday night. On Saturday and Sunday snooker room will be open from 12 noon to 10pm.

Foroige 5K Run / Walk:
There will be a 5 K Run / walk on the Sunday 24th February in aid of the Foroige Club. Everyone is welcome to come along and support us. The entry fee is € 3 for U / 16s and € 5 for adults.

Glenties Notes 7th September 2011

New Arrival
Congratulations to Alison and Ciaran Mc Monagle, Letterkenny, on the birth of their second child, a baby sister (Katie) for Conor. Alison is a daughter of Hugh Brendan and Rose Mc Dyer, Ard Mc Gill, Glenties.

The Late Johnnie Gallagher
The death took place unexpectedly at his home on Wednesday 24th August 2011 of Johnnie Gallagher, Lower Mully, Glenties. His Remains were brought to St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Friday morning. Fr. Pat Prendergast celebrated Requiem Mass at 11 a.m. Family members did the Readings. Burial took place in the New Graveyard. Johnnie is survived by one brother, Ownie, Lower Mully, Glenties and one sister Bridget Sweeney, Letterilly, Glenties, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends to whom sincere sympathy is extended. Four sisters, Annie, Rosie, Maggie and Kitty and one brother, Paddy predeceased him.

Bingo
Winners at the Bingo in the Community Centre, Glenties on Tuesday 30th August were – Nora Gallagher won the Jackpot of € 400. Anne Quinn, James Byrne, Annie Boyle, Margaret O’Donnell, Kathleen Cunningham, Kilcar, M. Mc Geehan, Ann Breslin and Philomena Mc Callaig won € 100 each. Anna Mc Dyre, Maas, Nellie Doherty, Terence Breslin, Anne Quinn, Margaret Mc Brearty, Kilcar, Annie Deane, Shaun Maloney, Bridie Gallagher, John Mc Cole, Dim Melly, Bernadette Mc Devitt and Angela Quinn won € 50 each. Catherine Griffin and Bella Boyle won € 25 each. Charlie Mc Brearty, Majella Boyle and Joseph Martin won € 20 each.

Harvest Fair Festival
The Annual Harvest Fair Festival gets under way on Thursday 8th September with a Wheel Changing Competition on Main Street at 7 p.m. and a Slow Bicycle Race at 7.30. The official opening is at 8 p.m. Over the next few days there will be all sorts of competitions and races, even a sheep race! Tug-O-War, Clay Pigeon Shoot, music and dances. Kid’s movie is on Friday at 4 p.m. in the Highlands Hotel. ‘Footloose’ the Musical is on Friday at 7 p.m. and on Saturday at 8 p.m. in the Community Centre. Family Fun Day is on Saturday at 2 p.m. in the GAA Pitch. On Sunday the Cycle Challenge starts at 10 a.m. and the Vintage Tractor Run is at 12p.m. The Band and Float Parade is at 4 p.m. and the Queen Dance is at 10 p.m. in the Highlands Hotel. On Monday, the Harvest Fair Day there is Sheep Shearing and Rope Making and Farmer’s Market. Details are in the Programmes, which are available in the shops. www.glentiesharvestfair.com

Tír Chonaill GAP CC – Annual Harvest Fair Cycle Challenge
Our clubs main event for the year will be taking place on Sunday 11th of September 2011. Registration: 9am. There will be three routes this year, 30k, 60k and 120k, so something for every level. Maps of the three routes are available on the club website: www.TirChonaillGAPcc.com Start Times: 120k Starts 10a.m. 60k Starts 10:20

30k Starts 10:25. The fee for the cycle is €20 (€25 for Non Cycling Ireland Members)

There will be refreshments and shower facilities for all cyclists at the end of the run.

We hope to see a big turn out for this years challenge to make it a brilliant event for everyone!

Message from An Garda Síochána
The following Traffic Restrictions will be in place in Glenties for the Harvest Fair – Sunday 11th September from 3.30 p.m. until 6 p.m. and Monday 12th September from 8a.m. until 9.30 p.m. – Closure of Main Street, diversions in place at Kilraine and Maas. Parking restrictions also in place on all approaches to Glenties during these times. Traffic not attending the fair is requested to avoid Glenties during these times.

Safe Pass Course
A Safe Pass Course will be held in Highlands Hotel on Friday 9th September. Contact Tim on 0872458839 or Deirdre on 0866033927 to book a place. Limited number of places available.

Glenties Foróige Club
Glenties Foróige Club resumes for 1st 2nd and 3rd years. Registration on Thursday 8th September at 8 p.m. in the Highlands Hotel. Parents must attend with their children. € 15 per child and € 25 per family.

Thanks
Thank you to all those who took part and donated prizes to the Table Quiz held recently in ‘Dinny’s’ The Glen Tavern in aid of The National Council of the Blind of Ireland (N.C.B.I.) The amount raised was € 400.

Well Done u10 Team
Congratulations and well done to all the boys and girls of our under 10 team who brought the cup home from a Tournament in Belfast on Saturday last and especially to Amy Boyle Carr who was selected as ‘Player of the Tournament’.

Naomh Conaill
Naomh Conaill 200 Club will commence shortly. € 1,000 in prizes each month. Contact any club member for more details.

Sing for Fun
A Sing for Fun Choral Group is starting in the Highlands Hotel Glenties on Thursday 15th Sept at 8 p.m. for both male and female. A knowledge of how to read music is not required. So, if you like to sing, come along and join us. We are looking forward to seeing you.

Courses
The following courses will be starting soon in Áras Sheáin Bheáin, Fintown – Irish, Fiddle, Guitar, Keyboard and Piano Accordion. To enroll, please ring 9546071.