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Glenties Notes 11th November 2010

New Arrivals
Congratulations to Danielle and Gavin Kelly, Strabane on the birth recently of their twins, a boy (Conn) and a girl (Sive).  Danielle is a daughter of Peter and Olive Mc Kelvey, Station Road, Glenties.

Sincere sympathy is extended to Teresa O’Donnell and family, Derries, Glenties on the death last week of her niece, Rita Mc Dyre, Drimarone.

Sincere sympathy is extended to the relatives and friends of Josie Mc Devitt, Meenavale, Glenties, who died at his home last week.

Glenties Classes
Kickboxing / Jujitsu – All levels welcome – Male & Female.  Classes taken by Edward Wallace (Blackbelt).  Juniors 7.30 – 8.30p.m.  Seniors – 8.30 – 9.30 p.m.

Circuits / Boxercise Fitness Classes:  Juniors 7.00 – 8.00 p.m. Adult Female Classes 8.00 – 9.30 p.m.  All classes are in Scoil Mhuire Gym.  The cost is € 4 per class.  Each additional class is half price.  For further information contact Aoife Mc Donnell at 087 1245587.

Glenties Variety Concert
A Variety Concert in aid of Glenties Church of Ireland will be held in the Highlands Hotel, Glenties on Friday 12th November, starting at 8 p.m.  Light refreshments will be served after the concert, followed by dancing to George Bustard, so come along, support this worthy cause and have a good night out for only  € 10.

Art Classes
Johnny Boyle Art Classes have begun on Tuesday evenings in the Highlands Hotel at 8. 00 p.m.

The Raphoe Diocesan Society
The Annual Diocesan Mass for the Deceased Members of The Raphoe Diocesan Society will be celebrated by Bishop Philip Boyce in St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Thursday 16th November at 7.30 p.m.

Friends of Letterkenny Hospital
The Friends of Letterkenny Hospital would like to thank all those who gave so generously to their recent Church Gate Collection.  A total of € 719.00 was collected.

Flu Vaccine
The Flu Vaccine is now available at the Glenties Health Centre.  It is recommended to all those aged over 65 years, those under 65 years with chronic health conditions, and those who are pregnant.  If you would like to avail of this service please contact the Health Centre, Glenties at 9551330 to make an appointment.

Security: Community Alert
Pensioners wishing to apply for Socially Monitored Alarms / Security Lights or Monitored Smoke Detectors are asked to contact any member of the Community Alert Committee or telephone Nora Breslin at 9551192, Michael Glynn at 9551593 or John Gormley at 9551258.

Glenties Notes 21st October 2010

Cash for Clobber
Scoil Mhuire N.S. Glenties is having a ‘Cash for Clobber’ collection on Thursday 21st October.  Filled bags (bin liner size) can be brought to the school until school closes on the day.  This is a good way to get rid of unwanted clothing, paired shoes, curtains, linens, old handbags and belts and is in keeping with the ‘Green Schools Initiative’.  The school will receive € 4 for each well filled bag, which will go towards school funds.  Your contributions are greatly appreciated.  For further information please contact the school at 074 9551521.

New Arrival
Congratulations to Bernie and Ronan Molloy, Mill Road, Glenties on the birth recently of their third child, a baby brother (Jack) for Hannah and Adam

The winners at the Bingo in The Community Centre, Glenties on Tuesday 12th October were – Rosaleen Melly won the Jackpot of € 400.  Brid Gallagher, Nan Doherty, Sally Mc Hugh, Paula Hegarty, Nancy Shovlin, Paddy Joe Gallagher, Rose Browne, Agnes Mc Mahon, Ann Kennedy and Mary Gallagher won € 100 each.  Bella Boyle, Ann Byrne, Hugh Gallagher, Elizabeth Buckley, Mary Furey, Josie Gallagher, Isobel Mc Loone, Carmel Doherty and John Molloy, Fintown won € 50 each.  Lettie Doherty, Margaret Murray, Helen Mc Dyre and Rosemary Whelan won € 25 each.

Leo and Annette Mc Loone, all their family and bar staff at Leo’s Bar, Glenties would like to thank everyone for their support with the BBQ, which was held on August 1st.   € 2,000 was raised for the C.C.U. in Letterkenny Hospital.  Thanks to everyone who helped in any way to make it a success.

Sincere sympathy is extended to John Melly and family, Glenties on the death last week of John’s sister, Sadie Mc Monagle, Boyoughter, Lettermacaward; also to all the relatives and friends.  Sadie and her husband Michael lived in Glenties for a number of years, where Roddy’s Bar is now.

Christmas Lights Halloween Ball
The Annual Halloween Ball in aid of the Christmas Lights will be held in the Highlands Hotel, Glenties on Sunday 24th October.  Music is by Guilty of Rhythm.  Doors will open at 10 p.m.  Face Painting in the Hotel from 7 p.m.  There will be cash prizes for the best individual and group costumes.

Carnival Parade
The Carnival Parade will start from the Community Centre at 9 p.m.

Children’s Fancy Dress Parade & Family Fun Evening
On Saturday 23rd October there will be a family fun evening, with a Fancy Dress parade for the children from the Community Centre and afterwards to the Hotel ballroom for some Halloween treats.  There will be Face Painting in the hotel before the parade.

Sincere sympathy is extended to John Melly and family, Glenties on the death last week of John’s sister, Sadie Mc Monagle, Boyoughter, Lettermacaward; also to all the relatives and friends.  Sadie and her husband Michael lived in Glenties for a number of years, where Roddy’s Bar is now.

Swimming Lessons in Ballyshannon
West Coast Cormorants are running an eight week session in Ballyshannon Leisure Centre, starting on Tuesday 2nd November.  This session offers swimming lessons for beginners, improvers and higher levels.  This is a valuable opportunity for children to work for an Irish Water Safety Swim Award.  Application forms will be available in the usual outlets in Glenties and Ardara and should be returned by Wednesday 20th October, no later than Friday 22nd October.  Costs will be kept to a minimum this year, at € 85 per child, including travel, pool and certificate.  Parents please note: this is a voluntary, community-run club and we need each of you to supervise the bus on one occasion during the term.  For further details, please contact 086 0782699.

Self Help Africa Church Gate Collection will be taken up before the Masses next weekend.

Parenting Course
A Positive Parenting Course will be held in St. Riaghan’s N.S. Drimnacrosh, beginning on Wednesday 20th October.  The course will be run over a six week period, every Wednesday for two hours (excluding Wednesday 27th October- Mid Term Break) between 8 p.m. and 10 p.m.  There will be a break for tea / coffee during each two hour session.  This course, which is delivered by the H.S. E. is open to all parents of Primary School Children and is free of charge.  Subjects covered are Communication, Self-Esteem, Resilience and Behavioural Issues.  Please contact the school at 9551591.

Friends of Letterkenny Hospital
Thank you to everyone who contributed to the collection on the Harvest Fair Day in Glenties.  The amount raised was € 643.72c.

Novena of Masses for the Dead
Every Mass from Tuesday 2nd November until Wednesday 10th November in St. Connell’s Church, Glenties and The Church of the Holy Family, Edeninfagh will be a Mass for the Dead.  Special envelopes will be available at the door of the Church next weekend.

Coffee Morning
Edeninfagh N.S. will hold a Coffee Morning in aid of Temple Street Children’s Hospital tomorrow, Friday 22nd October, beginning at 10.30 a.m.  Donations will be accepted at the school on the day.  Everyone is welcome.

Fintown parish Bazaar
The Annual Bazaar will take place in Ballinamore School next Sunday 24th October at 2.30 p.m.  There will be some great prizes.  Your support would be much appreciated.