Tag: Graveyard

Glenties Notes 1st August 2013

Sympathy:
Sincere sympathy is extended to Elizabeth Mc Dyre and family, Maas, Glenties on the death recently of Elizabeth’s father, Peter Burns, Annagry.

Sincere sympathy is extended to Francie Boyle, Ard Patrick, Glenties and Brian Boyle, Maas, Glenties on the death recently of their sister, Mary Mc Daid.

Bingo:
The winners at the Bingo in the Community Centre, Glenties on Tuesday 23rd July 2013 were – € 25 winners – Cathy Connell, Mary Kennedy, Margaret Reilly and Margaret Gillespie; € 50 Winners – Paddy Harkin, Bernadette McDevitt, Mary McGeehan, Lisa Boyle, Sally McHugh, Fiona Boyle, Margaret Gallagher, Jamsie Byrne, Michael Langan, Teresa McKelvey, Evelyn Whyte, Annie McGlynn and May Kennedy; € 60 Winner – Breege Roarty; €100 Winners – Caitriona Gallagher, Marian Ward, Patrick McHugh, Kay McCarthy, Roisin Harkin, Marie Boyle, Sandra Byrne and Mary Gallagher; € 300 Winner – Paula Hegarty.

Mass in Rossnowlagh:
A bus will leave Mc Guinness’ Café at 6.00 p.m. on Tuesday 6th August and every first Tuesday for Mass in Rossnowlagh. The organisers wish to make an appeal for more people to join them.

Naomh Conaill 5K:
The Naomh Conaill 5k Run / Walk will take place on Friday 9th August at 7 p.m. starting from the Clubhouse. Come out and support your local Club by running / walking or take along the buggy. Small kids are welcome to take their bikes to cycle along with a walker. 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 children busy. Entry fee is € 8 for Adults and € 3 for under 16’s.

Edeninfagh Graveyard Mass:
Mass will be celebrated in Edeninfagh Graveyard on Sunday 11th August at 3 p.m.

Water Safety Weeks at Narin / Portnoo:
Irish Water Safety Weeks 2013 ~ this year there will be two Water Safety Swim Weeks held in Narin – Portnoo. The dates are 29th July to 2nd August and 5th to 9th August. Swim Classes will take place at Narin Strand, and Water Safety Classes will be held off the Pier in Portnoo. Everyone is welcome for what is always a great experience of sea swimming, with excellent instructors, and good opportunity for young people to work for another Water Safety Badge. Registration will take place on Monday 29th at 10 a.m. at the beach and all information about times of classes etc. will be given then.

Open day & Car Wash:
Glenties Fire Station- Open Day & Car Wash in aid of The Donegal Hospice. The Fundraising ‘Fun Day’ will take place next Saturday 3rd August, starting at 10 a.m. Adults & Children are most welcome to have a look around the Fire Station, and avail of the Car Wash. All Donations for The Hospice will be gratefully received via a Bucket Collection at The Fire Station.

Glenties Notes 25th July 2013

The Late Fr. John Mc Loone:
The death took place in Letterkenny Hospital on Wednesday 17th July 2013 of Fr. John Mc Loone P.P. Frosses. His Remains were brought to the Parochial House, Frosses on Thursday evening and to the Church on Friday evening. Burial took place in the Church grounds after Requiem Mass at 11 a.m. on Saturday morning. A native of Glenties Fr. John was ordained in St. Eunan’s Cathedral, Letterkenny in 1967. He served as a Curate in Tory Island from July 1967 – September 1968, in St. Eunan’s Cathedral, Letterkenny from September 1968 – June 1982, in Clar from June 1982 – December 1988. He was Parish Priest in Frosses from January 1989. He is survived by two sisters, Sr. Anne Mc Loone, Ballybofey and Bried Boyle, Mullaghdubh, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends to whom sincere sympathy is extended; sincere sympathy also to his loyal housekeeper. Irene Higgins. His sister Maura Mc Bride and brother Michael predeceased him.

Graveyard Masses:
Mass will be celebrated in Kilraine Graveyard this Thursday 25th July at 7.00 p.m. Mass will be celebrated in Edeninfagh Graveyard on Sunday 11th August at 3.00 p.m.

Open Day:
An Open Day will take place at Church of Ireland, Glenties on Tuesday 30th July from 11 a.m. onwards, with Local Arts & Crafts and More. Tea / Coffee & Refreshments Served. Everyone is most welcome to come along during the day.

Naomh Conaill 5K:
The Naomh Conaill 5k Run / Walk takes place on Friday 9th August at 7 p.m. starting from the Clubhouse. Come out and support your local Club by running / walking or take along the buggy. Small kids are welcome to take their bikes to cycle along with a walker. 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 children busy. Entry fee is € 8 for Adults and € 3 for under 16’s.

Church Gate Collection:
The Donegal Hospice Church Gate Collection, taken up recently in Edeninfagh, amounted to € 128.09. Many Thanks for your contributions.

Glenties Community Centre:
Bingo in the Glenties Community Centre every Tuesday night at 9 p.m. Every line € 50; every house €100; if not won Jackpot will be €7500 on 45 numbers or less. If not won on the night € 300 will be paid out; in house draws. Faith Healer Michael Curran will be in the Glenties Community Centre every Monday night from 7-9 p.m. Snooker room is open from 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. every day. Anyone who would like to book the Community Centre ring 087 2679321.
Glenties Community Centre Amalgamated C. E. Scheme is recruiting new participants for their scheme which will commence on 26/09/2013. Any one interested should email glentiescommunitycentre@yahoo.ie or ring 087 9695053. Fas criteria apply.

Simon Community Church Gate Collection:
North West Simon Community Church Gate Collection will be taken up next weekend. North West Simon Community works to prevent homelessness throughout County Donegal.

Donegal Hospice Church Gate Collection:
The Church Gate Collection taken up recently in aid of Donegal Hospice amounted to € 581.91. Many thanks for your contributions.

Water Safety Weeks at Narin / Portnoo:
Irish Water Safety Weeks 2013 ~ this year there will be two Water Safety Swim Weeks held in Narin – Portnoo. The dates are 29th July to 2nd August and 5th to 9th August. Swim Classes will take place at Narin Strand, and Water Safety Classes will be held off the Pier in Portnoo. Everyone is welcome for what is always a great experience of sea swimming, with excellent instructors, and good opportunity for young people to work for another Water Safety Badge. Registration will take place on Monday 29th at 10 a.m. at the beach and all information about times of classes etc. will be given then.

Glenties Notes 25th May 2013

Congratulations:
Congratulations to the girls from Scoil Mhuire, Glenties, who won the Ulster title in Gortakeegan, Monaghan in the Girls Primary School 5 a side Soccer Competition. They are now through to the All Ireland Final in the Aviva Stadium, Dublin next Saturday 25th May. We wish them the very best and hopefully on Saturday another All Ireland Title will be coming to Glenties and Donegal. Members of the team are – Bronagh Gallagher, Niamh O’ Donnell, Shana Quinn, Sophie Connaughton, Amy Boyle Carr, Danielle Mc Devitt, Orlaigh Mc Guinness and Niamh Agnew.

The Late Bernadette Herron:
The death took place, after a short illness, of Bernadette Herron, Letterilly, Glenties, in Beaumont Hospital, Dublin, on Tuesday 7th May 2013. Her Remains were brought to the home of her son, Francis and daughter-in-law, Patricia, in Letterilly on Wednesday 8th and to St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Friday morning. Fr. Pat Prendergast assisted by Fr. Philip Daly and Fr. John Boyce concelebrated Requiem Mass at 11a.m. Family members did the Readings, Prayers of the Faithful and brought the Gifts to the Altar. A Reflection, written by Conor Doherty, was read by Eimear Herron. Music and singing was by John F. O’ Donnell, Kevin and Ciara Herron. Burial took place in the New Graveyard. Bernadette is survived by her husband Patrick, three sons, Francis, Michael and Conal, one daughter, Bridget, grandchildren, Emily, Lara and Kellie, brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews, in-laws, other relatives and friends to whom sincere sympathy is extended. Two brothers Gerard and Frank predeceased her.

Bingo:
The winners at the Bingo in the Glenties Community Centre on Tuesday 14th May 2013 were – € 25 winners – Josephine Gallagher, Noreen Crattery, Mary Duffy and Stella Edwards;.€ 40 winner – Mary Duffy; € 50 winners – Annmarie Cunningham, Rosaleen Melly, Anne Whyte, Anna Cannon, Breid Roarty, Jean Sweeney, Anne Quinn, Breidin Keeney and Dolores McGowan; € 100 winners – Clair Trainor, Denise McGuire, Bernadette Gallagher, Sean Cannon, Renee Mulhern, Teresa Molloy, Clair Trainor, Carmel McHugh, Mary Duffy and Paula Hegarty; € 300 winner – Julia Molloy.

Confirmation:
Congratulations to the boys and girls who made their Confirmation in St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Sunday 12th May 2013 – St Riaghan’s N.S. Drimnacrosh – Caoimhe O’Donnell, Meabh Griffin, Leah MacInnes, Danny Gallagher and Kieran Furey; Edeninfagh N.S. – Mairead Nic Ghloinn (Mairead McGlynn) Tadhg Mac Monagail (Tadhg Mc Monagle) Jake Mac a Bhaird (Jake Ward); Fintown – Oisín McKelvey, Zoe Campbell, Roisín McDevitt, Emma Gibbons, Michael Boyle and Nathan Wright; Kilkenny N.S. Emma McDyer; Scoil Mhuire:- Christopher Gallagher, Keith Kennedy, Joe O Donnell, Mark Doherty, Mark O ‘Donnell, Nathan Craig, Sean Coughlan, Mark McGlynn, Orlaigh Mc Guinness, Niamh O ‘Donnell, Danielle McDevitt, Shana Quinn, Sophie Connaughton and Amy Boyle Carr.

St. Riaghan’s N. S., Drimnacrosh:
A’ Cash for Clobber Collection’ will take place at the school on Tuesday 28th May; organised by the Green Team. The school will receive a cash donation for each well filled ‘Cash for Clobber’ or bin liner size bag. Money collected will go towards school funds. Filled bags can be brought to the school on Monday 27th or early Tuesday morning. This collection is part of the Green School’s Initiative that is on-going within the school, and is an opportunity to get rid of unwanted clothes, shoes and textiles, in an environmentally friendly way. Empty Cash for Clobber bags are available at the school. For more information, 9551591 or email: striaghans@gmail.com

Sympathy:
Sincere sympathy is extended to Breege Roarty, and family, Ard McGill, Glenties on the death recently, of Breege’s brother, Martin Joseph Connor, Belmullet, Co. Mayo.

Sincere sympathy is extended to Martin Regan and family, Mill Road, Glenties on the death of Martin’s brother, Pauric Regan, Hollymount, Co. Mayo, which took place last week.

Sincere sympathy is extended to Patricia Molloy, Claire Keeney and Rosaleen Melly on the death of their sister, Bridie Hughes (nee Mc Hugh, Kilclooney), which took place recently; also to all the relatives and friends.

First Holy Communion:
Congratulations to the children, who received their First Holy Communion in St. Colmcille’ Church, Fintown.

First Holy Communion for the children of St. Riaghan’s Drimnacrosh, Kilkenny N.S. and Scoil Mhuire will take place in St. Connell’s Church, Glenties at 11.00 a.m. Saturday 25th May. First Holy Communion for the children of Edeninfagh N.S. will take place at 12 mid-day on Sunday 26th May.

Graveyard Sunday:
Mass will be celebrated in the New Graveyard, Glenties on Sunday 7th July at 3.00 p.m.

Mass will be celebrated in Edeninfagh Graveyard on Sunday 11th August at 3.00 p.m.

Glenties Community Centre:
Bingo every Tuesday night at 9 p.m. Every Line € 50, every House €100. Jackpot, if not won, will be € 6,600 on Tuesday 28th 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.

Position Available:
A position is available on a community employment scheme in Glenties from now till 20/09/2013. For more information ring 087 9695053. Fas criteria apply.

Safe Pass Course:
A Safe Pass course will be held in the Highlands Hotel on Wednesday 29th May. Contact Tim on 0872458839 or Deirdre on 0866033927.

Glenties Notes 3rd August 2012

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

New Arrival:
Congratulations to Patricia and John Browne Straboy on the birth recently of their third child, a baby brother (Aaron) for Niamh and Danny.

Bingo:
Winners at the Bingo in the Community Centre, Glenties on Tuesday 24th July were – Kathleen Mc Glynn won the Jackpot of € 300; Anne Kennedy, Sinead Ryan, Mae Mc Gowan, Anne Marie Cunningham, Margo Gallagher, Margaret Murphy and Michael Doherty won € 100 each; Cathy Connell, Sean Cannon, Ann Mc Nulty, Patsy Martin, Annie Boyle, Anthony Burke, Orla Buchannan, Margaret Murray, Fidelma Mc Groary, Emer Doherty, Bernadette Mc Devitt and Liz Buckley won € 50 each; Denise Maguire won € 40; Breege Roarty, Hazel Staunton and Dim Melly won € 35 each; Rosaleen Melly and Bella Boyle won € 25 each; Bernadette Gallagher, Brenda Reid and Margaret Molloy won € 20 each.

Graveyard Mass in Edeninfagh:
Mass will be celebrated in Edeninfagh Graveyard next Sunday 5th August at 3 p.m.

Glenties Notes 7th July 2012

Sympathy:
Sincere sympathy is extended to the Mc Dyre and Early families on the recent death of their uncle, Eddie Moore, Loughfad; also to all his relatives and friends.

The Late Annie Devenney:
The death took place in Letterkenny Hospital on Monday 25th June 2012 of Annie Devenney, Ard Patrick, Glenties. Her Remains were brought to St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Tuesday afternoon. Fr. Shane Gallagher celebrated Requiem Mass on Wednesday morning. Readings were by family friends. Burial took place afterwards in the New Graveyard. Annie’s sister, May, with whom she lived all her life, predeceased her in 2006 and her brother-in-law, John Gallagher in 2004. Annie would have been 90 years on the 12th of July.

The Late Kate Quinn:
The death took place in Letterkenny Hospital on Friday 22nd June 2012 of Kate Quinn, Ardara and formerly of Main Street Glenties. Her Requiem Mass was celebrated in the Church of the Holy Family, Ardara and burial took place in the New Graveyard, Glenties. She is survived by one son Kevin, his wife Treas and two granddaughters, Hilary and Marjorie, who reside in the USA, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends to whom sincere sympathy is extended. Her husband Frank predeceased her in 1967. Kate (nee Roarty) a native of Drimnacrosh, Glenties was 92 years of age. She and her husband Frank opened the first Chip Shop in the town, in the house below the Bridge, where Good Earth now trades.

Patrick MacGill Summer School:
The Patrick MacGill Summer School takes place in Glenties from Sunday 22nd July until Friday 27th July. The Theme this year is ‘Reforming and Rebuilding Our State’. For further information www.macgillsummerschool.com

Bingo:
The winners at the Bingo in the Community Centre, Glenties on Tuesday 26th June were – Jimmy Quinn won € 300; Anthony Burke, Bruckless won € 150; Emma Sweeney, Ardara, Nora Mc Hugh, Sheila Kenny, Letterbarrow, Rosaleen Melly, Maas, Cathy Connell, Kilclooney, Patsy Browne, Fiona Boyle, Bridie Doherty and Josie Martin won € 100 each. Anne Furey, Martin Mc Taggart, Portnoo, Fidelma Burke, Bruckless, Jerry Doherty, Carmel Fitzgerald, Bridie Doherty, Paula Hegarty, James Gallagher and Kathleen Griffin won € 50 each; Emma Sweeney, Ardara, Michael Sweeney and Willie Mc Nelis won € 25 each.

Job Club Programme:
There will be a Job Club programme on in the Glenties Community Centre from 1st – 24th August 2012. Please telephone Eleanor or Lareina on 0719858959.

Graveyard Sunday:
Mass will be celebrated in the New Graveyard, Glenties next Sunday 8th July at 3 p.m. Mass will be celebrated in Edeninfagh Graveyard at 3 p.m. on Sunday 5th August.

Collection:
The Annual Irish Wheelchair Church Gate Collection will be taken up next weekend.

Collection Thanks:
The Care of the Aged Church Gate Collection for the Glenties Day Centre amounted to € 895 in Glenties and € 134 in Edeninfagh. The Committee would like to thank everyone for their generosity.

The Glenties Playground:
The Committee would like to thank everyone who gave so generously to their recent Church Gate Collection. The amount raised was € 640 and this will be used for the maintenance and insurance of the Playground.

Slimming World:
Slimming World in the Highlands Hotel, Glenties on Thursdays from 7.30 p.m. For further information ring Donna on 087 6264618. “New Consultant from 12th July.

Glenties Notes 16th June 2012

All Ireland Champions:
Congratulations to the Glenties Scoil Mhuire Girls who had double success on the football field in the space of two days. They followed up their magnificent all Ireland win in Tallaght on Tuesday to clinch the Finn Harps Competition on Thursday. This means the girls have had a clean sweep in both Gaelic and soccer winning every competition they have entered. Well done to Amy Boyle Carr who was selected as ‘Player of the Tournament’ in Dublin. A fantastic achievement for all involved.

“Cash for Clobber”:
St. Riaghan’s “Cash for Clobber” collection is on Monday 18th June. Scoil Mhuire “Cash for Clobber” collection is on Wednesday 20th June.

Collection:
Thanks to all who contributed to the recent Irish Cancer Society Collection. The amount raised was € 782.00.

Bike Week:
Bike Week is commencing on 16th June. Along with the weekly run Tír Conaill Gap Cycling Club will run a Fun Cycle Day. The club invite everyone, of all ages and levels of cycling that would like to get out their bike for a fun social run, to come along on Sunday 17th June at 3 p.m. and join them at the Community Centre. Why not make it a family day out? There will be a Barbeque afterwards in Costcutters Car Park.

Graveyard Sunday:
Mass will be celebrated in the New Graveyard, Glenties on Sunday 8th July at 3 p.m. Mass will be celebrated in Edeninfagh Graveyard at 3 p.m. on Sunday 5th August.

Fundraising Dance:
A fundraising dance in aid of Naomh Conaill Ladies and Fintown Harps will take place in Halla Baile Na Finne, Fintown next Sunday 17th June. Music is by The Regulators. Doors will open at 8 p.m. and music will start at 9 p.m. Admission is € 10. Get your dancing shoes on and support two local clubs.

Community Centre:
Bingo is held in the Glenties Community Centre Glenties, every Tuesday night at 9 p.m. Every line is €50, every house is €100. Snowball Jackpot is €1800 on Tuesday 19th June on 45 numbers; if not won €300 will be paid out. In-house draws. Snooker every night from 6 p.m. except Tuesday. Anyone wanting to rent the Community Centre please contact 0872679321.

Bingo:
Winners on Tuesday 5th June at the Bingo in the Community Centre, Glenties were – Fidelma Burke, Bruckless won € 300; Mary Gallagher and Mamie Mc Geehan won € 150 each; Anne Quinn, Anne Furey, Johnny Mc Cole, Hugo Mc Dyer, Glenties, Sean Maloney, Ardara and Josie Martin won € 100 each; Breege Gallagher, Rosbeg won € 60; Anthony Burke, Bruckless, Irene Langan, Cathy Connell, Portnoo, Mary Kennedy, Main Street, Bridie Boyle, Helen Mc Dyre, Letterilly, Annie Deane, Kilcar, Carmel Fitzgerald, Josie Martin, Sally Mc Guigan, Josie Martin, Miss Harkin and Josie Martin won € 50 each.

Glenties Notes 31st May 2012

Congratulations:
Congratulations to the five students from the Comprehensive School, who have been selected to participate in a 4 day Adventure challenge in the Wicklow Mountains at the end of May. This event is being organised by the 2nd Field Artillery Regiment of The Irish Defence Forces. All of the students have completed their Presidents Award in the school under the direction of teacher, Gerry Moore. The students chosen are Claire Maguire, Laura Boyd, Aoife Harkin, Charles Mc Hugh and Ryan Connaughton and they will be among a group of 30 students from all over Ireland. Good luck to them all.

Fundraising Thanks:
Thanks to all the people in the area who contributed to the recent collection organised by the Transition year students in the Comprehensive School. A total of € 262 was raised for the Irish Heart Foundation.

Relay For Life:
Well done to all the Transition Year Students in the Comprehensive School, Glenties who recently organised a very successful Talent Show in the School to raise money for cancer research. Thanks especially to teachers, Mary Mc Laughlin and Mary Martin who did a huge amount of work in organising this. Thanks to all the talented people who performed. Over € 750 was raised on the night. The T Y Students were involved in the 24 hour Relay For Life at LYIT to raise money, and in memory of their dear friend Martina, who died in January. All of the students have raised € 2000 for this event.

Fintown Festival:
On Saturday 2nd June a 5 k Run / Walk will take place in conjunction with Finn Valley A.C. Please note this Run is a part of their Grand Prix series. Registration is at 1 p.m. at Gairm Scoil Cú Uladh, Ballinamore. Race will start at 3 p.m. On Sunday 3rd June there is a Vintage Tractor Run with Mid West Vintage Club starting at 3 p.m. All Vintage Tractors are welcome. This event is in aid of Donegal Hospice.

Wedding Bells:
Congratulations to Fidelma Gallagher, Derries, and Gerard Toland, Tullyhoniver, Glenties, who were married in Glenties on Friday 25th May 2012.

Glenties Community Centre:
Bingo in the Community Centre every Tuesday night at 9 p.m. Snooker every evening from 6 p.m. except Tuesday.

Bingo:
Winners at the Bingo in the Community Centre, Glenties on Tuesday 22nd May were – Anne Kennedy won € 300. Bridie Gallagher, Anne Dorrian, Mrs. Gallagher, Sally Mc Guigan, Annie Boyle, Jane Rodgers, Bernadette Mc Devitt, Hugh Gallagher and Kitty Ward won € 100 each; Fidelma Burke, Bruckless won € 60; Denise Maguire, Frosses, Teresa Mc Kelvey, Fintown, Anne Kennedy, Julie Langan, Jeanne Fortune, Marion Davison, Margaret Reilly, Briege Brennan, Ann Byrne and Hugh Gallagher won € 50 each; Shaun Maloney and Martin Taggart won €25 each; Kathleen Boyle, Paddy Moore and Bridie Boyle won € 20 each.

Community Employment Scheme:
General workers are wanted for Glenties Tidy Towns Community Employment Scheme. This scheme will start in Mid June. FÁS criteria apply. Contact 086 1209524.

Medjugorje Peace Mass:
The Medugorje Peace Mass will be celebrated on Thursday evening 31st May at 7.30 p.m.

Graveyard Masses:
Mass will be celebrated in the New Graveyard, Glenties on Sunday 8th July at 3 p.m. Mass will be celebrated in Edeninfagh Graveyard on Sunday 5th August at 3 p.m.

Collection:
The Irish Cancer Society Church Gate Collection will take place next weekend 2nd and 3rd June.

Corpus Christi Procession:
The annual Corpus Christi Procession will take place after 11 a.m. Mass on Sunday 10th June. The people who are usually involved in the carrying of the canopy are asked to make themselves available, as well as those who usually steward the procession. The First Holy Communion Children are invited to walk in the Procession in their First Holy Communion Dress.

“Do This In Memory”:
The Parish based First Holy Communion Programme called “Do This In Memory” will conclude at 11 a.m. Mass on the Feast of Corpus Christi.

Glenties Notes 5th April 2012

The Late John Mc Glynn
The death took place suddenly, at his home on Thursday 29th March 2012 of John Mc Glynn, Meentemargle, Fintown. His remains were brought to St. Colmcille’s Church, Fintown on Saturday morning. Fr. Gerard Cunningham and Fr. Padraig Ó Bhaoill concelebrated Requiem Mass. Family members did the Readings and brought the Gifts to the Altar. Burial took place in the adjoining Graveyard. He is survived by his wife, Kitty, son John and his wife Emma, three grandsons, Stephen, Sean and Jamie, sister, Anna Molloy, in-laws, other relatives and friends to whom sincere sympathy is extended. One brother, Peadar predeceased him.

Sympathy
Sincere sympathy is extended to Kitty Roarty, The Wood, Glenties on the death last weekend of her brother, Peter Mc Ginley, Croagh; also to all the relatives and friends.

Sincere sympathy is extended to Bernie Mc Gill, Aighe, Ardara, (nee Boyle, Glenties) on the recent death of her husband Padraig; also to the children and extended family and friends.

Bingo
The winners at the Bingo in the Community Centre, Glenties on Tuesday 27th March were – Elizabeth Buckley won the Jackpot of € 400. Margaret Gallagher, Mary Bonner, Sally Mc Hugh, Patrick Doherty, Margaret Murray, May Kennedy, Anne Quinn, Rosaleen Gallagher, Cathy Connell, and Julie Langan won € 100 each. Kathleen Boyle won € 60. Margaret Gallagher, Paula Hegarty, Catherine, Nellie Doherty, Anthony Burke, Vincent Ward, Breege Roarty, Maureen Gildea and Anne Furey won € 50 each. Mary Duffy, Bernadette Gallagher, Sinead, and Brown Kid won € 25 each.

Big Bingo
Big Bingo in the Glenties Community Centre, Glenties on Tuesday the 10th April. Game 1-5 Lines €100; Full Panel €300; Game 6 Line € 100; Full Panel Jackpot €2000; Game 7 -11 Line € 100; Full Panel € 300. Single book €25 and double book €40; Jackpot sheet included in your book. Extra jackpot sheets €5. Doors open at 7.30 p.m. In-house draws.

Iniskeel Community Games
We’ve had great success in the County Finals in the last two weeks with a number of medal winners. Sunday 25th March in Fanad – Indoor Soccer – U 13 Girls – Gold Medals; U 15 Girls – Runners up – Silver Medals; Friday 30th March in The Milford Inn – Table Quiz – Scoil Mhuire Team – 2nd – Silver Medals; Drimnacrosh Team – 3rd – Bronze Medals; Saturday 31st March – in Fanad – Indoor Soccer – U 13 Boys – Runners Up – Silver Medals; U 15 Boys – Runners Up – Silver Medals. We would like to congratulate everyone involved, our Chairman Darragh Gallagher, who managed the Indoor Soccer Teams. We wish him and the U 13 Girls luck in the Ulster Finals, which will take place on 21st April in Letterkenny. We also want to thank everyone who contributed to our Bucket Collection which took place on 30th and 31st March. The amount raised was € 2309.48.

First Holy Communion
Children from St. Riaghan’s Drimnacrosh, Kilkenny N.S. and Scoil Mhuire will receive their First Holy Communion in St. Connell’s Church, Glenties at 11 a.m. Mass on Saturday 28th April.

Important Notice
Headstones at the top of the New Graveyard have been badly damaged by a large vehicle. This has caused great distress to the families, whose loved ones are buried in these graves. We appeal to people not to attempt to drive to the top of the Graveyard in large commercial vehicles as there isn’t enough room between the graves. If you are having work done by ‘Headstone & Monument ‘companies please advise them that they are not to drive to the top of the Graveyard or across the grass at the lower end. Thank you very much for your understanding and co-operation in this matter.

Fundraising Walk
A Fundraising Walk around Loughcrillan in aid of Glenties Day Centre and Alzheimer’s Day will take place on Good Friday; leaving Day Centre at 11 a.m. All donations greatly appreciated. Everyone is welcome.

Times for Easter Services in Glenties
Holy Thursday – Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper – 7.30 p.m. Adoration until 12.00 midnight. Good Friday – The Celebration of the Lord’s Passion – 3 p.m. “An Hour around the Cross” on Good Friday with Fr. Shane. will take place at 9 p.m. Holy Saturday – Easter Vigil Mass – 9 p.m. Candles will be provided for use during the Service of Light.

Edeninfagh
Holy Thursday – Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper – 9 p.m. Good Friday – The Celebration of the Lord’s Passion – 6 p.m. Holy Saturday – Easter Vigil Mass – 10.30 p.m. Candles will be provided for use during the Service of Light.

Trocaire
Please change small coins into €2 or €1 coins or bank notes and bring your Trocaire donation in the Special Trocaire envelope provides in your Sunday Envelope Box dated for Holy Thursday.

Charity Cycle and Run / Walk
A Charity Cycle and Run / Walk will take place on Easter Monday 9th April in aid of Aware and The National Breast Cancer Research Institute. It will include a 30 k or 60k cycle or a 5k Run / Walk. Registration is from 9.00 a.m. – 9.45a.m. Start time is 10 a.m. at the Comprehensive School. Entry fee is € 10 or € 5 for U 18s. Refreshments will be served afterwards in the Highlands Hotel. Your support would be greatly appreciated.

Mini Titanic Exhibition
The Senior Room Pupils in Edeninfagh National School have worked tirelessly over the past number of weeks to produce an impressive project on the “Titanic”. The Project will be displayed to the general public in Edeninfagh Hall on Sunday 15th April after Mass.

Fintown Festival
Fintown Festival takes place from Friday 1st June until Monday 4th June. Events will include – Leisure Cycle in association with Tír Chonaill GAP CC on Saturday 2nd at 10 a.m. – 30k & 60k; 5k Road Race at 3 p.m. On Sunday 3rd June there will be Marching Bands, Bonner / Cannon School of Dancing, Open Air Music Session, Vintage Tractor Run and Vintage Car Display. There will be more details later.

Scoil Mhuire
On Wednesday 28th of March, Scoil Mhuire, Glenties entered two teams into the Cumann Na mBunscoil indoor competitions in Letterkenny Aura Leisure Centre. The 4th and 5th class girls won the football, and the 4th and 5th class boys won the Hurling. While our girls were expected to do well, the achievement of the boys was incredible. With a minimum of coaching, they conceded no goals and went through the competition undefeated. Both teams will now go to Cookstown to represent Donegal in the Ulster Finals. Once again the young pupils of Scoil Mhuire have brought more success to both school and town

Glenties Notes 6th August 2011

Bingo
The winners at the Bingo in the Community Centre, Glenties on Tuesday 26th July were – Peter Duffy won the Jackpot of € 400. Kathleen Mc Glynn, Glengesh, Susan Gildea, Mary Mc Cready, Laura Gallagher, Theresa Molloy, Fintown, Denise Campbell, Majella Cunningham and Fiona Gallagher won € 100 each. Susan Gildea, Shane Hegarty, Faye Moore, Rose Mc Groarty, Inver, Marian Davison, Rosaleen Melly, Brown Kid, Elish O’ Donnell, Maura Gallagher, Jim Mc Clean, Daniel Burke, Majella Cunningham, Margo Gallagher and James Daniel won € 50 each. Rosemary Whelan won € 40.

Glenties Community Action Group
The Community Action Group is creating a brochure that will publicise Glenties and the surrounding area. The brochure will include a business / services listing. Business and service providers in the Glenties area who wish to be included in the listing should submit their details, including brief information about their business and contact details to – glentiescag@gmail.com or alternatively information can be left with Patricia Boyle in the Highlands Hotel.

Events & Activities Listing
An Events & Activities listing is being compiled for the Glenties area. If you have events / activities taking place during the month of August that you would like to be publicised in this listing, please contact Ann Bonner at 087 6044228 or email bonneraces@eircom.net. Regular activities as well as once-off events are welcome.

Graveyard Mass in Edeninfagh
Next Sunday 7th August Mass will be celebrated in Edeninfagh Graveyard at 3.00 p.m.

Late Connie Mc Grath
The death took place in Killybegs Hospital on Tuesday 26th July 2011 of Connie Mc Grath, Meenahalla, Glenties. His Remains were brought to his home later that day and to St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Thursday morning. Fr. Shane Gallagher C.C. Glenties celebrated Requiem Mass. Family members did the Readings, Prayers of the Faithful and brought the Gifts to the Altar. Music and singing was by Kevin Herron and Pat O’ Donnell. Burial took place in the New Graveyard. Connie is survived by his wife, Nancy, other relatives and friends to whom sincere sympathy is extended. Three brothers, Patrick, Eddie and Michael John and one sister, Kathleen Mc Cann predeceased him. He was the last surviving member of the family of Edward and Hannah Mc Grath of Meenahalla, Glenties.

Late Mamie Roarty
The death took place on Tuesday 26th July 2011 in Harbour Lights Nursing Home, after a long illness, of Mamie Roarty, Meenahalla and Church Road, Glenties. Her Remains were brought to St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Wednesday evening. Her cousin Fr. John Mc Loone, Frosses celebrated Requiem Mass on Thursday afternoon at 1 p.m. Family members did the Readings and Prayers of the Faithful. Psalm was by Mamie’s sister- in-law, Nora Gallagher. Other music and singing was by Kevin Herron and Pat O’ Donnell. Burial took place in the New Graveyard. Mamie is survived by her niece and nephew, Ann and Frank O’ Donnell, Ardconnell, cousins, in-laws, other relatives and friends to whom sincere sympathy is extended. Her husband James predeceased her sixteen years ago and her only sister Kathleen O’ Donnell died in October 2009.

Foot Health Practitioner
Margaret Connell, Foot health Practitioner will hold a Chiropody Clinic in the Glenties Day Centre on Monday 8th August. To arrange an appointment ring Margaret on 087 1417180.

Glenties Notes 21st July 2011

Bingo
The winners at the Bingo in the Community Centre, Glenties on Tuesday 12th July were – Josie Gallagher won the Jackpot of € 400. Michael Doherty, Gracie O’ Hara, Mary Furey, Anne Kennedy, Emer O’ Donnell, Mary Doherty, Margaret Ryan, Frosses and Sheila Kenny won € 100 each. Hazel Staunton won € 150. Eileen Gallagher, Bernadette Mc Devitt, Rose Cunningham, Fiona Gallagher, Mary Furey, Annie Deane, Kilcar, Patsy Martin, Nellie Doherty, Jean Boyle, Mary Kennedy and Denise Campbell won € 50 each.

Sympathy
Sincere sympathy is extended to Francis Houston, The Co-op, and Breidin Keeney, Drimnacrosh, Glenties on the death in Letterkenny Hospital early on Saturday 16th July 2011 of their brother, Sean Houston, Dunwilley, Stranorlar, (formerly Glenties); also to his wife Maureen and family, his other sisters, Mary, Kathleen, Josephine and Rosaleen, to his aunts, Gracie Gildea, Mary Mc Hugh and Teresa Mc Mullin, Ardconnell, his uncle Tommy Mc Mullin, USA, nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

Sincere sympathy is extended to Neilie Bonner and family, Dry Arch, Straboy, Glenties on the death of Neilie’s sister Peggy Mc Hugh, Summy, Portnoo (formerly Straboy) who died in the Donegal Hospice, Letterkenny on Friday 15th July 2011; also to her husband, John, mother Maggie, sisters, Mary B. and Nan, brother, John, nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

Sincere sympathy is extended to Bridget Kee and family, Mullantyboyle, Glenties on the death of Bridget’s father, James Toner, Churchill, which took place on Saturday 16th July 2011.

Graveyard Sunday in Edeninfagh
Mass will be celebrated in Edeninfagh Graveyard on Sunday 7th August at 3 p.m.