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Glenties Notes 14th September 2011

The Late Breege Nuelen (Campbell)
The death took place suddenly last week of Breege Nuelan, New York, formerly Campbell of Church Road, Glenties. She is survived by her husband, Dick, son Barry and daughter, Brenda, brother Neil, Dungloe, sisters, Evelyn, Letterkenny and Peg, Dublin, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends to whom sincere sympathy is extended. Her sisters Kathleen and Maura predeceased her.

The winners at the Bingo in the Community Centre, Glenties on Tuesday 6th September were – Donal Brennan won the Jackpot of € 400. Emma Sweeney, Norah Mc Hugh, Dim Melly, Anne O’ Donnell, Sandra Moore and Bernie Mc Devitt won € 100. Maureen Gildea, Fiona Boyle, Sally Mc Guigan, Patsy Martin, Majella Boyle, Helen Mc Dyre, Shaun Maloney, Breege Roarty, Mary Doherty, Mary Doherty, Teresa Mc Kelvey, Kathleen Boyle, Marie Boyle, Lisa Coughlan, Gracie O’ Hara and Gallagher won € 50 each. Denis O’ Donnell, Annie Kennedy and James Gallagher won € 35 each. James Pick, Donal Brennan, Majella Boyle and Johnny O’ Donnell won € 25 each.
Bingo every Tuesday night in the Community Centre at 9 p.m. sharp. Jackpot € 400 House €100 and Line €50.

Play snooker every night except Tuesday from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. in the Glenties Community Centre.

Congratulations to Breidin Boyle, who graduated last week from N.U.I. Maynooth, with an Honours Degree in Maths and Music. Breidin is a daughter of Hugh and Mary Ita Boyle, Glen Road, Glenties.

Sincere Sympathy is extended to Bríd Gavigan, Narin Road, Glenties on the death of her uncle, Dan Rodgers, Kerrytown, which took place recently.

Sincere sympathy is extended to the relatives and friends of Bridget Mc Dermott, Edeninfagh, Glenties, who died at her home on Sunday last.

Fire Fighting Training Day
The Donegal Civil Defence is holding a One Day Auxiliary Fire Fighting Training Day in Glenties Fire Station next Sunday 18th September from 10 a. m. until 2 p.m. On the day, trained fire fighters will be present to demonstrate the skills required to deal with gorse fires, flooding and general fire fighting. For more information or to register for participation contact Edel Flynn, Civil Defence Officer, Donegal County Council on 074 9175665. If sufficient interest is shown in the Glenties area, Civil Defence will deliver the full fire fighting course over the winter months free of charge. Training is open to anyone aged 18 years or over.

Night Classes in St. Columba’s Comprehensive School
Classes start on Tuesday 27th September from 7.30 to 9.30p.m. Enrolment is on Monday 19th September from 7 to 8 p.m. The following courses are on offer – Beauty Therapy, Skin Care, Make-Up, Manicure, Pedicure (4 weeks), Beginners Guitar (8 weeks), Computers (beginners and intermediate) (8 weeks), Conversational French and Irish (4 weeks), How to use your Digital Camera (4 weeks), ECDL, (8 weeks), Drumming and Percussion (8 weeks), Health & Safety in Workplace (8 weeks), Junior Cert Maths for adults (8 weeks), make home DVDs (4weeks), Patchwork (8 weeks), Payroll – Manual and Computerised (8 weeks), Pilates 8 p.m. to 9.30 p.m. (8 weeks), Quick and Simple French Cookery (4 weeks) and Kettlebell Toning Class 8 p.m. to 9.30 p.m. (8 weeks).

St. Columba’s Comprehensive School Gym
St. Columba’s Comprehensive School Gym will re-open to the public from Monday19th September. It is available for Ladies Indoor Soccer, Basketball, Gaelic, Uni-hoc and Badminton. There will also be Keep Fit Classes. The Fitness Suite will also be open to the public on a membership or pay as you go basis. For further information ring 9551172 or 086 1020471.

West Coast Cormorants Swimming Club
This year we hope to start swimming lessons in Ballyshannon Leisure Centre once again. We aim to offer affordable swimming lessons to the children of the area. We intend to run the classes in conjunction with the Dolmen Centre in Portnoo. Depending on the response, lessons should begin shortly. To get an idea of numbers, please register any interested child aged 7 or over with the Dolmen Centre on 9545879, giving your name, address and phone number. Deadline for registration is Friday 23rd September.

Glenties Notes 18th November 2010

Well Done
Well Done to Naomh Conaill senior team who are through to the Ulster Club Final against Crossmaglen on Sunday 28th November.

Guest Tea Party
Naomh Conaill Club is hosting a Tea Party next Saturday 20th November in the Highlands Hotel, Glenties at 8.30 p.m.  Following the party there will be a dance around 11.00 p.m.  Music is by Rambling Fever.  Your support would be greatly appreciated.

Sincere sympathy is extended to Seamus Hunter and family, Meenagrubby, Glenties on the death recently of his mother, Catherine Hunter, Carrigart.

Sincere sympathy is extended to Maggie Keeney, Tullyhoniver, Glenties on the death of her niece Marian Mc Gee, Falcarragh (nee Gallagher, Ardara), which took place last week.

Ionad Pobail Agus Spóirt Naomh Mhuire (Scoil Mhuire Gym)
The Gym is now available for hire for a range of various activities e.g. Sport, Drama, Dancing, Birthday Parties etc.  If anyone wishes to avail of the above venue, please contact John Mc Cann, Scoil Mhuire at 074-9551521 or Johnny Farren at 074-9551505 or 087-6613365.

Family Mass
The 11.00 a.m. Mass next Sunday 21st November will be celebrated as the Family Mass, for which the Children of the Parish will prepare the Liturgy.

Parish Social
The Glenties Parish Social for all the Senior Citizens of the area will take place on Sunday 5th December at 3.00p.m. in the Highlands Hotel.  The support of the Public would be very much appreciated from 5.30 p.m. onwards.

The winners at the Bingo in the Community Centre, Glenties on Tuesday 9th November were – Ann White won the jackpot of € 400.  Nan Doherty, Carmel Fitzgerald, Glenties, Breege Boyle, D. Mc Carron, Maura Kilbane, Anne Furey, Micky Herron, Anne Kennedy, Kathy Connell and Jimmy Quinn, Brockagh won € 100 each.  Ann Caffrey, Letty Doherty, Sarah Brown, Claire Keeney, Johnny O’ Donnell, Ann Earley, Nora Mc Hugh, Michael Sweeney, Ardara, Anna Cannon, Anne Kennedy and Carmel Fitzgerald won € 50 each.

Sunday Collection Envelopes
Any New Parishioner who would like a box of envelopes, or any parishioner who has changed address since last year, should leave name and address in the Sacristy after any of the Masses or telephone the Parochial House at 9551117.

First Aid Course
Due to demand another First Aid Course will be starting in Áras Sheáin Bháin, Baile Na Finne early in January 2011.  For more information contact 9546071.