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Glenties Halloween Weekend 2014

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Glenties Halloween Weekend 2014

The 2014 Halloween Line Up……

Friday 24th @ 4pm – Children’s Ghost Walk
@ 7pm Adult Ghost Walk

Saturday 25th @ 4pm Children’s Fancy Dress Parade (weather permitting) followed by Disco in the Community Centre and @ 9pm the Firework Spectacular with viewing from the Comp Field

**please note that whilst there is no charge to the Saturday events we will have donation buckets at both venues where all donations go to the running of the Halloween Weekend and the Christmas Lights**

Sunday 26th @ 10pm the Annual Halloween Carnival Parade through the town followed by the Halloween Ball at the Highlands Hotel with prizes totalling €2000 on offer for best floats in the parade and best fancy dress. Music provided by the local legends that are Red Alert

So there we are folks the makings of a great weekend, share with all your friends, Glenties is the only place to be at Halloween

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Glenties Notes 8th October 2014

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Glenties Community Action Group::
“We wish to sincerely thank everyone who played a part in our recent successful Harvest Fair Festival. To all our sponsors, local businesses, stall holders, craftspeople and farmers, who helped create such a great atmosphere, a heartfelt thank you also to the local Gardaí, and County Council Personnel, for the road closures and street cleaning. A special thank you to all those who entered floats in the parade an helped with the Wild West Theme, and to all our musicians and entertainers thank you also. Finally to all the people of Glenties and beyond who turned out in such number and created such a buzz, thank you for your support and appreciation. We now turn our attention to our Halloween Weekend on the October Bank Holiday weekend, and hope for similar success and crowds as we saw at the Harvest Fair. Thank you to everyone again.”

Annual Church Gate Collection:
The Friends of Letterkenny General Hospital will hold their Annual Church Gate Collection on next weekend Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th October.

Confirmation:
The Sacrament of Confirmation will be administered in St. Connell’s Church, Glenties, on Sunday 15th March 2015 at 11.00 a.m.

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

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

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.

Collection:
The Collection for the Irish Heart Foundation, taken up in Edeninfagh, last Sunday, amounted to € 85.00. Thanks to all who subscribed.

Bingo:
The winners at the Bingo in the Community Centre Glenties on Tuesday 30th September were – € 25 Winners – Kay Gallagher, Nora Gallagher, Bid Fletcher, Ann Byrne, Philomena Mc Callig and Molly Harkin; € 50 Winners – Roisin Harkin, Mary Gazley, Mary Mc Cauley, Molly Harkin, Josie Martin, Sonny Mc Dyer, Ann Mc Hugh, Rosemary Whelan, Carmel Fitzgerald and Ann Quinn; € 100 Winners – Cissie Meehan, Rose Byrne, Breege Roarty, Rose Boyle, Cathy Connell, Tara Gallagher, Eileen Gallagher, Breid Gallagher and Mary Gough; € 300 Winner – Bridget Mc Ginley.

Mission Sunday:
Sunday 19th October is Mission Sunday, organised each year by the Society for the Propagation of the Faith. Our spiritual and material offerings are crucial for the continued work of missionaries throughout the world. There will be a 2nd Envelope Collection for Mission Sunday. The total raised in the Collection will be sent in its entirety to support mission projects worldwide.

Message from World Missions Ireland:
The Theme for Mission Sunday in Ireland this year is ‘That they may have life’ life in all its richness and dignity; The richness of knowing the Gospel and Jesus Christ, and the dignity of having food to eat, a roof to sleep under, and work to go to. Through their work, our missionaries strive to make all this a reality for the people they serve. We are invited to reflect on our call to bring Christ to others, while remembering to pray and to assist the young churches that they may have the spiritual and financial resources to grow and in turn announce the Good News. For further information on the world of the Propagation of the Faith see the website www.wmi.ie.

Positions Available:
CE Positions available at the Dolmen Centre Kilclooney. – Vacancies are 5 General workers at the Dolmen Centre and 2 Day Care Assistants required in Glenties. Contact Stephen at the Dolmen Centre on 074 9545010 or email dolmencentre@eircom.net. DSP Criteria Applies.

Glenties Notes 1st October 2014

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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 17th September 2014

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The Harvest Fair Weekend:
We were blessed with beautiful weather for the Harvest Fair Weekend this year. The sun was shinning and it was lovely and warm. There was a very big crowd on the Harvest Fair Day, Friday 12th and the stalls were on both sides of the street and out the roads. On Saturday there was also a good crowd with different events taking place. The Float and Band Parade, which was really good, was on Sunday, with music and dancing on the street. Well done to the organising committee.

Harvest Queen:
Congratulations to Laoise Ward, daughter of Pat and Anne-Edel, Derries, Glenties, who was selected on Saturday night as this year’s Harvest Queen.

The All Ireland Final:
Best wishes to Jim and Declan and all the lads next Sunday in the All Ireland Final. Let’s hope we will have a double celebration at the end of the day.

Hospice Coffee Morning:
“The 5th & 6th Class Pupils at St. Riaghan’s N.S., Drimnacrosh, will host their annual “Coffee Morning” in the school on Thursday 18th September, between 10 a.m. and 12.30 p.m. All money raised on the day will go to the Donegal Hospice. We extend an open invitation to the local community to come along, join us for a cuppa and a chat, and help raise much needed funds for this very worthy cause

Gold Medal:
Congratulations to Glenties Tidy Towns Committee on the high achievement in the National Competition, receiving a Gold Medal Award.

Bingo:
The winners at the Bingo in the Community Centre, Glenties on Tuesday 9th September were – € 25 Winners- R.T. Peake, Bean Boyle, Anna Mc Dyre, Mary Kennedy.€ 50 Winners Nan Doherty, Martin Burke, Rose Mc Groarty, Nan Doherty, James Deane, Isobella Mc Loone, Kathleen Kenny, Brenda Reed, Renne Mulhern and Rose Boyle, €100 Winners – Mary Gallagher, Nan Doherty, Bella Boyle, Josie Martin, Lisa Caughlin, Emma Doherty, Bean Boyle, Brenda Reid, Faye Moore and Maggie Bonner € 300 Winner – Sally Rodgers.

Night Classes:
Enrolment will take place on Tuesday 16th September from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at St. Columba’s Comprehensive School 9551172 for Night Classes starting in the School on September 23rd. All courses run every Tuesday night from 7 p.m. to 9 pm. The courses are – Intermediate and Beginners Computers, ECDL Start Progression Module, Conversational French, Conversational Italian, Mindfulness and Meditation Class, Decorative Metalwork and Welding, learn how to use a digital camera, Making DVDs from your Home Clips and Photos, Manual and Computerised Payroll, Christmas Crafts, Simple and Delicious French Cooking, Patchwork, Introduction to Heal Safety in the Workplace the and Zumba.

Free Courses -with the Learning for Living Programme:
If you are an early school leaver, and would like to improve your basic skills in English, Maths, and Computers, a range of courses is available free of charge through the Co. Donegal ETB Learning for Living Programme… Details of these courses can be viewed on the school website – www.glentiescompcomp.com

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.

Glenties Notes 3rd September 2014

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Well Done:
Well done to Jim and the Donegal Team who defeated Dublin in the All Ireland Semi- Final and to Declan and his Team who also defeated Dublin in the Minor match. Best wishes for the Final

Sheep Dog Trials:
Another very successful Sheepdog Trials was held in Glenties again this year. The organisers would like to thank all who participated, Judges and all who helped in any way. A special thanks to John McLoone for the use of his excellent field. Winners Saturday 16th August – Local – 1st – Gerry O’Dwyer, 2nd – Hughie Mooney, Doohill, 3rd – Hughie Mooney, Brackey; Farmers – 1st John Travers, Ballintra, 2nd – Seamus Doherty, 3rd – Patsy Sullivan, Donegal Town, 30 Mile Radius – 1st Hughie Mooney, Doohill, 2nd – Noel Mc Devitt, 3rd- Hughie Mooney, Brackey.
Sunday Winners 17th August Intermediate – 1st Lochainn Conn, 2nd Raymond Kee, 3rd – Tommy Long, 4th – Sammy Long. Open -1st Billy Mc Clean, 2nd – Sammy Long, 3rd -Wilton Gallagher, 4th – P.J. Gallagher, 5th – Sammy Long, 6th – Tommy Long.

Sympathy:
Sincere sympathy is extended to the relatives and friends of Hugh Boyle, Caosan, Glenties, who died recently in Killybegs Hospital and was buried in Lettermacaward after funeral Mass in Glenties

Glenties Piano-thon:
A huge thank you goes out to everybody who helped to make “A Day for the Hospice” such a big success; to the students and parents who gathered sponsorship money and participated so well in keeping the Piano-thon going all day; to the business people of Glenties and Ardara and the Golf Club in Narin for your generous donations, either in money or prizes for the raffle, Johnny and Christine Boyle of the Highlands Hotel and their staff, who facilitated the event, Limavady Pianos for bringing and setting up the baby grand, Bernie for the beautiful flower arrangements and all of you who dropped in, either during the day or came to the wonderful concert in the evening. Thanks also to the MC for the evening, Rory Boyle and to the concert pianists, James, Orlaith, Stephen, Mark, Philip and Reece. With a couple of donations still to be given in, the total raised thus far is € 5557.

Bonner Cannon School of Irish Dance:
Irish Dance Classes will resume on Tuesday 2nd September in the Highlands Hotel, Glenties at 4 p.m. and advanced class at 5.30 p.m. Beginners are welcome.

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 is commencing 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 is commencing from Monday 1st September 2014.

Bingo:
The winners at the Bingo in the Community Centre, Glenties on Tuesday 26th August were – € 50 winners – Mary Gallagher, Anna Cannon, Bridie Doherty, Margaret Reilly, Anna Mc Keown, Dim Melly, Jim Mc Guinness, Jamsie Byrne, Anne Quinn, Brenda Reid, Mary Boyle, Ann Mc Keown, Margaret Reilly and Dim Melly; € 100 – Winners – Mary Kennedy, Mary Mc Gettigan, Jimmy Quinn, Margaret Gillespie, Mary Kennedy, Sally MC Guigan, Josie Martin, Willie Mc Neilis and Claire Keeney; € 150 – Winners – Sarah Gallagher and Charlie Mc Glynn.

Glenties Notes 27th August 2014

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Wedding Bells:
Congratulations and best wishes to Neil Boyle, son of Dee and the late Neil Boyle, Ardconnell, Glenties and Aileen Fitzpatrick, Dublin who were married in St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on 16th August 2014.
Congratulations and best wishes to Jacinta Furey, daughter of Martin and Anne Furey, Ard Mc Gill, Glenties and Noel Gallagher, Aighe, Ardara, who were married in St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Saturday 23rd August 2014.

Glenties Community Action Group:
“We wish to remind everyone that The Main Street of Glenties will be closed at certain times during the Harvest Fair Festival. These closures are to facilitate a safe and enjoyable festival for everyone, and are seen as essential to the running and organising of the Fair Day itself, and the weekend festivities. The closures will be a follows; Friday 12th September from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday 14th September from 1 p.m. to 10 p.m. Local access will be maintained for residents and emergency vehicles, but all non essential traffic will be diverted at Maas; Kilraine; Hillhead, Ardara; and at Fintown. We thank you for your co-operation in advance, and look forward to a safe and enjoyable festival.”

St. Connell’s Museum & Heritage Centre Society Limited, Glenties:
St. Connell’s Museum Committee would like to thank all their subscribers for their generous donations to their recent Church Gate Collection, which came to € 540.

Glenties After School Glen Road, Glenties:
There will be an Open Day on Wednesday 3rd September, from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. for parents wishing to enrol their child / children for the coming term. The After school’s highly qualified Childcare Team care for children, after school, in a safe, caring, and stimulating environment. For further information contact Bridie 087 757 0857.

Glenties Montessori School:
There are still some places available for Glenties Montessori School Morning and Afternoon Sessions, which are commencing on 1st September. The Montessori School will cater for children from one year old and over. Contact Karen or Shirley for more information 087 3421023.

Tai Chi Qigong Health Exercises with Charles Shovlin:
Classes for adults only will start in Glenties Community Centre on Wednesday 3rd September from 8.00 p.m. to 9.30 p.m.; contact Charles at 074 9551596 or email charlesjshovlin@hotmail.com

Heritage Week:
As part of the Heritage Week there will be an afternoon of activities in St. Connell’s Museum, Glenties on Saturday 30th August. At two o’clock there will be a talk on the writer John Steven McGroarty, whose mother was from Glenties. This will be followed by an explanation, and demonstration, of home baking. While waiting on the baked products there will be music, spinning and twisting of yarns and ropes, and then the tay

Bingo:
The winners at the Bingo on Tuesday 19 / 08 / 2014 were – € 25 winners – Pauline McGeehan and Anne Melly, € 40 Winner – Anne McGill; € 50 winners – Mary McGettigan, Mary Kennedy, Isobelle McLoone, Carol Sweeney, Anne Furey, Stephen Gallagher, Mary Gazley, Gracie Boyle, Emer Doherty, Nan Doherty, Fiona Boyle and Hugo McDyre. €100 winners – Johnny O’Donnell, Sarah McGlynn, Philomena Mc Callig, Eileen Gallagher, Owen Mc Menamin, Anne McDyre, Nora McHugh, May Kennedy and Emer O’Donnell; .€ 300 Winner – Tara Cunningham.

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

Snooker:
Snooker room is open every day from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

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.

Glenties Notes 20th August 2014

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Glenties Community Playgroup Limited:
Applications are invited for the post of Relief Worker / Relief Panel. The ideal candidate will have a minimum qualification of full FETAC Level 5 in Childcare, preferably FETAC Level 6 or equivalent. Sound knowledge of Early Years Curriculum Framework (Aistear) and the National Quality Framework Soilta. Experience of working in a childcare setting would be an advantage. Closing date for applications is Monday 25th August. If you are interested in this position please submit your C.V. to – The Secretary, Glenties Community Playgroup Limited, Glen Road, Glenties, Co Donegal. Glenties Community Playgroup Limited is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Short listing may apply.

Bingo:
The winners at the Bingo in the Community Centre, Glenties on Tuesday 12th August 2014 were – € 20 winners – Liz Buckley, Bernadette Gallagher and Margaret Byrne; € 25 Winners – Norah Gallagher, Cathy Connell, Rosaleen Melly, Rosemary Whelan, Maura Kilbane, Caroline Kee, Cissie Meehan, Amanda O Connell and Mary Gallagher, € 50 Winners – Martin McTaggart, Rosaleen Melly, Emer O Donnell, A McGettigan, Charlie Mc Glynn, Rosaleen Melly, Breege Roarty, Mary Gavigan, Bernie Fitzpatrick, Patricia Molloy, Lisa Coughlin and Paul McKeown; € 100 Winners – Liz Buckley, Sally McHugh, Nora Gallagher, Amy Gallagher, Dim Melly, Amy Gallagher and Ann Furey, € 300 Winner – Johnny O Donnell, Meenalargan.

Glenties Community Centre:
Bingo every Tuesday night in The Community Centre at 9 p.m.

Snooker: Snooker room is open every day from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

CE Scheme:
There are still some places available on CE Scheme starting in September, Contact 074 9557880 or 087 9695053 for more details. DSP criteria apply.

Part time Cleaner:
A Part time Cleaner is required for St. Riaghan’s N. S., Drimnacrosh, Glenties. Written application should be sent to Chairperson on or before August 26th.

Open Days at Doon Fort:
As part of History & Cultural Activities for National Heritage Week a Boat Trip and Guided Tour will take place on Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th August from 11 a.m. – 5.00 p.m. at Loughadoon & O’Boyle (Doon) Fort with Paula Harvey (Archaeologist). Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Joe Mc Hugh, will perform the opening ceremony at around 1.00 p.m. on Saturday. The ferry fee is €10 for adults and € 5 for children. Booking is essential. For further information contact Paula Harvey on 087 9214206 or email tormorctc@gmail.com The ‘Open Days’ at Doon Fort will be featured on BBC Radio Ulster on a programme called ”Your Place & Mine” between 8 a.m. and 9 a.m. on Saturday 23rd.

The Pastoral Centre Letterkenny:
The following courses will commence in the autumn – Solution Focused Brief Therapy Course, Optimal Health Course, Anger Management Course, Basic First Aid, Style Coaching, The Best of Stress Management,
A.S.I.S.T. (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training Course). For further information, and to book, please call The Pastoral Centre, Letterkenny, 074-9121853 or see the website www.raphoepastoralcentre.ie

Family Day Retreat:
Lough Derg invites you to a Family Day Retreat on Friday 22nd August from 9.30 a.m. until 4 p.m. Prayer & Reflection Time for Parents, Grandparents, Aunts, and Uncles. Scripture – Based Children’s Activities, Lunch & Family Mass. A faith and fun filled day out, for all the family, before school starts. For bookings & further information contact Maureen – 071-9861518 or email info@loughderg.org .

Glenties Notes 13th August 2014

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Sympathy:
Sincere sympathy is extended to Patricia O’Donnell, Tullyard and Caroline Breslin, Station Road, Glenties on the death in Letterkenny Hospital, of their father, Connie Hanlon, Madavagh Lettermacaward on Sunday 3rd August 2014; also to the other members of the family and all the relatives and friends.

Glenties Community Action Group:
“The Annual Glenties Harvest Fair Day takes place on Friday12th September and we are aware that many people want to see more traditional features at the Harvest Fair. We would like to bring back all crafts and displays of years gone by on the Fair Day and are making an effort to do so. If you are involved in any of these crafts, such as, basket making, wood turning, tinsmith, rope making, etc. we want to hear from you; alternatively if you know anyone involved in such traditional crafts and displays, we would appreciate having the names of such people passed on to us, so we can contact them. We are contactable through our Facebook page or email your suggestions to – richieq1701@hotmail.com; or contact the committee members – Brian Carr 087 – 9354012; Aileen Boyle 087 3941150; Richie Quigley 086 2222945; Philip Rogers 087 2620475”.

Bingo:
The winners at the Bingo in the Community Centre, Glenties were – € 25 winners – Carmel Fitzgerald, Anne Whyte, Kathleen Griffin and Mary Murray, € 50 winners – Inseult Sheehan, Rosaleen Melly, Brenda Reid, Mary Ward, Rosaleen Gallagher, Rose Mc Groarty, Emma Doherty and Rose Mc Fadden, € 60 winner – Loretta Doherty; €100 Winners – Patsy Ginty, Mary Murray, Mary Heeney, Liz Buckley, Bridie Kieman, Teresa Bonner, Ann McDyre, John McLoone, Bernadette Gallagher, Anne Whyte, Nellie Maguire, € 150 winners – Isobelle McLoone and Ann Marie Cunningham

Thanks:
Donegal Leprosy Fund in aid of The Foreign Missions would like to thank everyone who supported their Church Gate Collection on 2nd and 3rd August. The amount collected was € 473.97. All monies will go directly to the poor in Africa, and other parts, without expenses or costs.

Part time Cleaner:
A Part time Cleaner is wanted in St. Riaghan’s N. S., Drimnacrosh. Apply in writing to – The Principal, St Riaghan’s N.S., Drimnacrosh, Glenties.

Glenties Community Centre:
Bingo every Tuesday night in The Community Centre at 9 p.m.

Snooker:
Snooker room is open every day from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

CE Scheme:
There are still some places available on CE Scheme starting in September, Contact 0749557880 or 087 9695053 for more details. DSP criteria apply.

Sheep Dog Trials:
Sheep Dog trials takes place at Church Road, Glenties beside GAA field on Saturday 16th August at 4 p.m. and Sunday 17thAugust at 9 a.m.

Glenties Notes 7th August 2014

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Naomh Conaill 5K:
The annual Naomh Conaill 5k Run / Walk takes place on Wednesday 13th August at 7 p.m. starting from the Clubhouse. Come out and support your local Club by running / walking or take along the buggy. Registration is from 6 p.m. There is ample parking and full changing / shower facilities. Tea and refreshments will be served immediately after the run / walk. A bouncy castle will also be on site to keep the smaller children entertained (weather permitting). Entry fee is € 8 for Adults and € 3 for under 16’s. All home-baking would be very much appreciated on the evening. Contact 086-8656312.

Bingo:
The winners at the Bingo in the Community Centre Glenties on Tuesday 29th July were – €20 winners – Phyllis Gallagher, Breege Roarty and Patricia Molloy; € 25 winners – Brown Kid and Carmel Fitzgerald, €40 winner – Margaret Gillespie; € 50 – winners – Mary Kennedy, John Boyle, Martin McTaggart, Mary Doherty, Maureen Gildea, Claire Traynor, Liz Buckley, Rose McFadden, Mary Furey, Rose McFadden, Paula Hegarty, Adelle Dooley and Hugh Gallagher, €100 winners – Anne Mc Dyer, Marian Ward, Frankie Gallagher, Mary McMonagle, Mary Kennedy, Bella McGill, Eimear Doherty and Kathleen Griffin, €300 winner -Ann Byrne.

Glenties Community Centre:
Bingo every Tuesday night in The Community Centre at 9 p.m.

Snooker:
Snooker room is open every day from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

CE Scheme:
New CE scheme starts on 22nd September 2014, anyone willing to start contact 074 9557880 for more details. FAS criteria apply.

Sheep Dog Trials:
Sheep Dog trials takes place at Church Road, Glenties beside GAA field on Saturday 16th August at 4 p.m. and Sunday 17thAugust at 9 a.m.

Graveyard Mass in Edeninfagh:
Mass will be celebrated in Edeninfagh Graveyard next Sunday 10th August at 3.00 p.m.

Bus from Glenties to Knock Shrine:
Mc Geehan Coaches will operate a coach service for the Diocesan Pilgrimage to Knock on Saturday 16th August. The Pilgrimage will be led by Most Rev. Philip Boyce, Bishop of Raphoe. .Mass at 3 p.m. with Anointing of the Sick and Special Blessing of the Sick during Mass. For more information, and to book a seat, please contact John Mc Geehan 087 254 4665.

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