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Glenties Notes 29th October 2014

Thanks:
The Connaghan Family would like to thank everyone who came to Frank’s month’s mind mass on Friday 10th October. Thank you to all who called to the community centre afterwards, brought home baking, or who gave donations. A special thank you to the ladies and gentlemen who looked after everyone on the night. The amount raised for the Donegal Hospice was € 2, 026. Thank you all very much.

Bingo Winners:
The winners at the Bingo in the Community Centre Glenties on Tuesday 21st October were – € 25 winners – Nancy Gill and Molly Harkin, € 40 winner – Ann Timoney; € 50 Winners – Mary Duffy, Mary Boyle, Liz Buckley, Cecelia Campbell, Mary Boyle, Willie Mc Neilis, Maura Gallagher, Francis Cunningham, Margaret Melly, Amanda O’ Connell, Maureen Gildea, Kathleen Kenny, Amanda O’ Connell and Ann Furey, € 100 Winners – Emer Doherty, Nan Doherty, Lettie Doherty, Nora Gallagher, Fay Moore, Ann Furey, Rosemary Whelan, Annie Boyle, € 300 Winner – Sally Mc Guigan.

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

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

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

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:
Bowls every Monday night.

Novena of Masses for the Dead:
Every Mass from Sunday 2nd November until Monday 10th November, in The Church of the Church of the Holy Family, Edeninfagh, and in St.Connell’s Church, Glenties, will be offered for those who are named in the Dead Lists. Special envelopes, containing Dead Lists, are available at the door of the Church. The completed lists should be returned by Sunday 2nd November, to be placed on the Altar for the Masses. Please do not leave envelopes with donations for Masses in or around the church. .The envelopes will be kept in a secure place between Masses.

Confession Times in Glenties:
Friday 31st October – Confession immediately after 7.30 p.m. Mass; Saturday 1st November – Confession after11.00 a.m. Mass & after 7.30 p.m. Mass Please note – there will be NO Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament this week.

Confession Times in Edeninfagh:
Sunday 2nd November – Confession after 12 mid-day Mass

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

Collection:
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:
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:
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: arassheainbhain@gmail.com

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 : arassheainbhain@gmail.com

Glenties Notes 10th September 2014

New Arrivals:
Congratulations to Lorraine and Raymond Brennan, Altar Road, Stranaglough, Glenties on the birth recently of their twins. Two little sisters for Annie, Thomas and Sophie.

Sympathy:
Sincere sympathy is extended to the family, relatives and friends of Mary Breslin, wife of the late Francie Breslin, Kilraine, who died on Tuesday 2nd September 2014 and was buried in Kilraine Graveyard on Friday after Requiem Mass in St. Connell’s Church, Glenties, celebrated by Fr. Pat Prendergast.

Sincere sympathy is extended to the wife and family, relatives and friends of Frank Connaghan, Main St. Glenties who died last Sunday 7th September 2014.

Part Time Cleaner:
A part Time Cleaner is wanted in Scoil Mhuire, Glenties. Applications should be received by Monday 15th September. Apply in writing to “The Principal, Scoil Mhuire, Glenties.

The Biddy Devine Fundraiser:
The Amount raised for The Kidney Dialysis Comfort Fund, Letterkenny Hospital, was € 5,383.00. The Committee wish to Thank Everyone who took part in the events, gave donations, or sponsored the weekend in any way. Thanking you for your continued support.

Tír Chonaill Athletics Club:
Tír Chonaill Athletics Club will resume training on Tuesday 9th September at St. Columba’s Comprehensive School Gym from 6.30 p.m. – 8 p.m. (Children can be dropped off from 6.30 p.m. only). The Athletic Club is open to all children aged 8 years and upwards. All new members are welcome. Copy of birth certificate is required. Bring suitable clothing and drinking water please. If you have any queries contact Brian ‘ 087 – 2042284 or Rosemary ‘ 087 – 9692076.

Bingo Winners:
The winners at the Bingo in the Community Centre, Glenties on Tuesday 2nd September were – € 50 winners – James Peak, Nancy Dorrian, Brenda Reid, Ann Maire Gillen, Breege Gallagher, Nellie Doherty, Patrick Sweeney, Ann Mc Keown, Norah Mc Hugh, Amanda O’ Connell, Norah Mc Hugh, Fiona Coughlan, Sally Mc Hugh, Maggie O’ Donnell and Kathleen Griffin; € 60 Winner – Kathleen Mc Glynn; €100 Winners – Rosaleen Melly, Amanda O’ Connell, Moya Gallagher, Rosemary Whelan, Maggie Bonner, John Mc Loone, Maggie O’Donnell, Philomena Mc Callig, Maggie O’ Donnell; € 300 Winner – Stephan Gallagher.

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

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

Tai Chi:
Tai Chi classes resumed on Wednesday 3rd September 8 p.m. -9.30 p.m.

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

Bowls:
Bowls recommenced on Monday 1st September 2014.

15 Km Walk:
The Parents and Teachers of The Naíonra, Fintown and S.N. Cholmcille, Fintown are taking part in the Airtricity Meentycat Windfarm 15 km Walk on the 27th of September. Participating walkers can enjoy views of Donegal’s most stunning natural land marks including Mount Errigal & Barnesmore Gap. It is not a race therefore it can be as leisurely or as speedy as you wish. The walk can be started any time from 9.00 a.m. to 12 noon. If anyone is interested in joining either of the two groups above or would like more information on the event, please ring Kathleen on 087 243 1910 for S.N. Cholmcille or Francis on 086 376 2747 for the Naíonra before Wednesday 17th September. Everyone is Welcome and your support is greatly appreciated.