Posts Tagged ‘Glenties’

Glenbrook Embroidery

By on February 1, 2016 | Category: Business,Retail | Tags: , , , | No Comments

Glenbrook Embroidery

Established in 1998, Glenbrook Embroidery is a family run business situated on Main Street, Glenties, Co. Donegal offering a professional Dressmaking and Personalised Embroidery Service. They strive to offer their customers a quality service at affordable prices.

Their recently launched web site is in its infancy with a selection of products available for online order.

Blankets Christening Rag Dolls Teddy Bears Wedding

Address: Main Street, Glenties
Tel: +353 (0)87 9004449

Glenties Notes 9th January 2016

By on January 9, 2016 | Category: Glenties,News | Tags: , , , , | No Comments

The sympathy of the community is extended to the family of the late Phil Brennan, Stranalough, Glenties. Mr. Brennan was laid to rest on Wednesday 30th following Requiem Mass at St. Conall’s Church.

€25 Winners: Christine McCool, Jenny Furey
€50 Winners: Lisa Quinn, Kathleen Gallagher, Janet Given, Brenda Reid, Mary Ita Boyle, Martina Ward, Arline McGlynn, Kathleen McGettigan, Mairead Gallagher, Julia Molloy, Eileen Gallagher, Shaun McMenamin.
€60 Winner: John Boyle
€100 Winners: Jacinta Green, Maureen Gildea, Brenda Foye, Gerald Kane, Lourin Furey, Naomh Boyle, Darah Doherty, Ann Quinn, Arline Gallagher.
€300 Winner: Lourin Furey

Video: Glenties and Ardara Parishes – Down Memory Lane

By on November 11, 2015 | Category: Gallery,Videos | Tags: , , | No Comments

Memories of past friends and friends who have passed.

Photos supplied by PJ Spillane and Mary Ita Boyle

Harvest Fair Festival 2015

By on September 10, 2015 | Category: | Tags: , , , | No Comments

Thursday 10th

7pm – Start the Fair weekend with the annual Pet Show in Keeneys beer garden.
9.30pm – Special Harvest Fair Poker Classic in Keeneys Bar €20 entry with 100% payout & trophy.

Friday 11th

6pm – Harvest Fair Car Treasure Hunt €10 entry (50km distance approx) €100 first prize.
6pm – Display of Children’s Art competition in community centre.
7pm – Kids Disco in Community Centre

Saturday 12th Harvest Fair Day

8am – Town closed to traffic. All day street trading with traditional craft demonstrations and exhibitions, live street music and entertainment on the Main Street
3pm – Live music with Shaun McMonagle

Also entertaining on the Main Street is “Rodd Hogg” one of Ireland’s most sought after and exciting magicians. Rodd specialises in close up magic so keep a look out for him on the Main Street throughout the day.
11pm – Queen Dance in the Highlands hotel, music by Jim Devine. Harvest fair queen will be selected also there will be a jiving competition

Sunday 13th

**1pm street closed to traffic**
2pm-4pm – Shaun McMonagle live on Main Street
4pm – Float and Marching Band Parade, with special guests Maghera band recently crowned All-Ireland champions.
5pm -7pm – live music on the Main Street with “Lee Matthews”

Video: Highlights from Glenties Music and Storytelling Weekend 2014

By on June 23, 2015 | Category: Gallery,Videos | Tags: , , , , | No Comments

Highlights from a special gathering of storytellers and musicians from Donegal and the west if Scotland in Glenties.

Friday 21st – Sunday 23rd November 2014

Scout Group in Glenties

By on May 8, 2015 | Category: Glenties,News | Tags: , | No Comments

Interest has been expressed in starting a Scout Group in Glenties, and a meeting has been arranged to discuss the possibility. Kevin Ferguson the Support Officer for Scouting Ireland will be there to explain what it takes to get a Scout Group up and running.

Scouting Ireland is a multi- denominational organisation that delivers the Scouting programme to both boys and girls from the age of 6 to 18 years. Like any new group, getting adult volunteers to help out is vital to the success of a new group. Any adults (over the age of 18) who would be willing to give a few hours per week voluntarily, to support children in the local community and who would like to give it a go, would be given all the training, help and support they would need to run a successful Group.

It is intended to hold the open evening for adults who may be interested in finding out more about setting up a new Group in the area in The Highlands Hotel on Wednesday 20th May at 8.00pm. All are welcome.

Carnaween View

By on May 8, 2015 | Category: Accommodation,Business,Self Catering | Tags: , , , | No Comments

Carnaween View

This holiday cottage is the ideal location for anyone who wants to get away from it all to the peace and quiet of the Bluestack Mountains. Situated at Doobin Glenties this house is well equipped with all mod cons and is ideally located for hill walking cycling and fishing. Glenties 8 miles. Ardara 9 miles.

Tel: +353 (0)74 9545285

Glenties Notes 22nd April 2015

By on April 22, 2015 | Category: Glenties,News | Tags: , , , , , | No Comments

The Late Finola McMahon Nee Boyce:
The death took place in Sligo Hospital on Monday 13th April 2015 of Finola McMahon, Old Golf Course Road, Donegal Town. Burial took place on Thursday. She is survived by one daughter, Helen, four sisters, Mary, Anne, Pauline McGill, Glenties, and Regina and one brother, Kieran, aunt, Nuala, uncle, Seamus, nieces, nephews, in-laws, other relatives and friends to whom sincere sympathy is extended. Her husband, Maurice, died in 2009 and her brother, Aidan died in 2013.

The Late Danny McGill:
The death took place in Letterkenny Hospital, on Friday 17th April 2015, of Danny Mc Gill, Glen Road, Glenties, (native of Ardara). His Remains were taken home later that day and to St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Sunday. Burial took place in New Graveyard, Glenties, after Requiem Mass at 3 p.m. Danny is survived by his wife, Rose, daughters, Mary, Breid, Anne-Edel and Carmel, sons, Dinny and Kevin, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, in-laws and other relatives and friends to whom sincere sympathy is extended.

Sincere sympathy is extended to Brendan and Brenda Mc Geehan, Fintown, on the death of their baby daughter, Leah, which took place on Thursday 16th April 2015, just two years old; also to Leah’s grandparents, uncles, aunts and all other relatives and friends.

Cash 4 Clobber Collection:
Scoil Mhuire is having another ‘Cash 4 Clobber Collection’ on Friday 1st May. We accept bags of men’s, women’s, & children’s clothing, paired shoes, handbags, belts, bed linen, (no duvets or pillows) curtains etc. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your support with our collections in the past and we look forward to another successful collection on the 1st May. Feel free to drop your bag(s) into the school anytime prior to the collection.

First Holy Communion:
First Holy for the children of St. Riaghan’s Drimnacrosh KilkennyN.S., and Scoil Mhuire, will take place in St. Connell’s Church, Glenties, at 11.00 a.m. this Saturday 25th April.

Party for the First Holy Communion Children:
The Annual Party for The First Holy Communion Children, their families and guests, will be held in the Community Centre after the Mass. Refreshments will be served, for everyone attending. All Donations would be gratefully appreciated to help cover costs.

Glenties Community Centre:
Bingo held in Glenties Community Centre every Tuesday Night at 9 p.m. Jackpot €4900 on 45 numbers or less if not won €300 will be paid out, €100 a house, € 50 a line.
Snooker: Snooker room is open from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. all week
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 on Monday nights.

Bingo Winners:
The winners at the Bingo on Tuesday 14th April in the Community Centre, Glenties were – €15 Winners – Micheal Langan, Jamsie Melly, Georgina Mc Hugh and Marie Boyle; €25 Winners – Patsy Mc Dyre and Patricia Molloy, € 50 Winners – Reene Mulhern, Breege Roarty, Maureen Gildea, Caroline Kee, Emer O’ Donnell, Cathy Anon, Sally Mc Guigan, Peter Duffy, Cathy Anon, Pauline Mc Geehan and Adam Mc Dermott; €100 Winners – Ann Quinn, Angela Lowther, Shane Whyte, Bernie Martin, Adele Dooley, Patsy Mc Dyre, Nancy Gill and Mary Mc Gill – €300 Winner – Breid Gallagher.

Glenties Notes 8th April 2015

By on April 8, 2015 | Category: Glenties,News | Tags: , , , , | No Comments

Sincere sympathy is extended to the relatives and friends of Jack McElhinney (formerly Meenahalla, Glenties), who died recently in America.

Glenties Community Centre:
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.. No snooker Tuesday’s
Tai Chi: Tai Chi on Wednesday night 8p.m. – 9.30p.m.
New CE scheme: A New CE scheme started on 22nd September 2014, Anyone willing to start contact 087 9695053 for more details. FAS criteria apply.
Bowls: Bowls on Monday night.
Children’s Drama Classes: Vanessa Mc Fadden children’s drama classes started Thursday 6th November 2014 from 5 p.m.-7 p.m.

The winners at the Bingo on Tuesday 31st March were -. €25 Winners – Mary Mc Devitt, Noeleen Furey, Kathleen Mc Glynn and Ownie Mc Menamin; €30 Winners – Pauline Mc Geehan and Margaret Murrey; €50 Winners – Mairead Mc Geehan, Ann Furey, Majella Boyle, Ann Furey, Rosemary Whelan, Dim Melly, David Gamble, Kathleen Boyle and Ownie Mc Menamin; €100 Winners – Margaret Ward, Evelyn White, Jimmy Quinn, Cathy Connell, James Smyth, Kathleen Gallagher, Trish Molloy, Jamsie Melly and Patsy Mc Dyre; €300 – Mickey Herron.

Glenties Notes 2nd April 2015

By on April 2, 2015 | Category: Glenties,News | Tags: , , , , , , , , | No Comments

The winners at the Bingo in the Community Centre, Glenties, on Tuesday 24th March 2015 were – €25 Winners – Lars Anderson, Maria Boyle, Margo Gallagher, Philomena Mc Callig, Mary Duffy and Mary Mc Mahon; €35 Winners – Nellie Doherty, Bridie Gallagher and Ann Mc Keown; €50 Winners – Margaret Melly, Amy Doherty, Nancy Gill, Margaret Murray, Philomena Mc Callig, Bella Mc Gill, Mary Duffy, Lily Byrne, Jamsie Melly, John Ross Molloy, Norah Mc Hugh, Denise Maguire and Nellie Maguire; €100 Winners – Patsy Mc Dyre, Paddy Gill, Lily Byrne, Mary Doherty, Cissie Meehan, Bridie Boyle and Bridget Burke; €300 Winner – Ann Buchanan.

Cake Sale:
There will be a Cake Sale in aid of the Glenties Day Centre on Good Friday 3rd April from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Day Centre. All goods are home baked. Please support.

Congratulations again to the Boys and Girls who received the Sacrament of Confirmation from Rev. Bishop Philip Boyce in Glenties, on Sunday 15th March 2015. Kilkenny NS. – Eoin Sharkey; StRiaghan’s NS, Drimnacrosh – Connor Roarty; SN. – Éadan Fhionn Fhraoich (Edeninfagh NS) Cormac Ó Cuinn, Odhran Mac Callaig, Elaine Ní Chóilin, Daire Ó Dochartaigh, SN Cholmcille, Baile na Finne – Shauna Ní Bhaoill, Chloe Nic Eoin, Gráinne Ní Chuinn, Megan Nic Gaoithin, Rebecca Ní Ridir, Eibhlín Ní Bhaoill, Aoife Ní Bhaoill, Aoife Ní Mhongain. Maitiu Ó Giobúin, Marcus Mac Monagail, Cahir Mac Daibhidh, Micheal Mac Ceallabhuí and Michael Doran, Lacklea; Scoil Mhuire, Glenties – Grainne Agnew, Aoise Doherty, Emma Doherty, Karle Doherty, Elizabeth Gill, Aine Mc Nelis, Orlaith O’ Donnell, Caitlin Ward, Jack Boyle, Neil Francis Boyle, Mark Burke Melly, Mark Campbell, Aodhan Gavigan, Daniel Gildea, Aidan Gilroy, Nathan Hanlon, Robbie Mc Donnell and Adam Molloy.

The Late John Gallagher:
The death took place, at his home, on Wednesday 25th March 2015 of John Gallagher, (better known as John Pat Owen), Strasallagh, Glenties. Requiem Mass was celebrated by John’s nephew, Fr. Francis Mc Loone, assisted by Fr. Denis Quinn, nephew of John’s wife, Mary Josephine, and Fr. Gerard Cunningham in The Church of The Holy Family, Edeninfagh, Glenties on Friday and burial took place afterwards in The New Graveyard, Glenties. John is survived by his wife, Mary Josephine, one son, Pat, two daughters, Isobel and Annie, one sister, Kathleen, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, in-laws, – other relatives and friends, to whom sincere sympathy is extended. Three brothers, Dan, Cornelius and Frank and five sisters, Mary B., Maggie, Josephine, Bella and Annie T., predeceased him. John would have been 99 in June.

Easter Charity Cycle:
Tír Chonaill GAP Cycling Club will host the Annual Easter Charity Cycle and Run on Monday 6th April. Registration will take place at 10 a.m., in the Glenties Day Care Centre, with refreshments served afterwards. Proceeds in aid of the Glenties Foróige, The HubYouth Centre, and Glenties Community Playgroup. Distances are 30 k or 60 k cycle, 5 k run / walk, or Duathlon 5 k run & 30 k cycle. See Facebook for details, or contact any committee member.

Annual Good Friday Alzheimer’s Walk:
The Annual Good Friday Alzheimer’s Walk will start from The Day Centre at 11 a.m. Refreshments afterwards in The Day Centre. Donation will be greatly appreciated. Everyone is welcome.

Good Friday Family Table Quiz:
Naomh Conaill GAA club invite you to a Family Table Quiz on Good Friday 3rd April at 7.30 p.m. in the Community Centre, Glenties. Teams of 4, € 5 per person or under 16s teams of 5, € 3 per person. Tea / coffee will be served at the interval. Come along and enjoy a fun evening.

Please change small coins into €2 or €1 coins or bank notes, and bring your Trócaire donation in the special Trócaire Envelope provided in your Sunday Envelope Box, dated for Holy Thursday.

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