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Glenties Notes 29th August 2013

Barbeque at Leo’s:
A BBQ, in aid of the Coronary Unit, Letterkenny Hospital, will take place at Leo’s Bar, Glenties on Sunday 8th September. Music is by ‘Derailed’. There will be lots of great prizes; Sure to be a great day. Please support this worthy cause as LetterkennyHospital needs support now more than ever due to the flooding.

Mr. & Mrs.:
As part of Eileen Gallagher’s Lord Mayor Campaign a Mr.& Mrs. Competition takes place in the Highlands Hotel, Glenties on Saturday 7th September. A great night’s fun is in store when 8 local couples battle it out to take the honour of the perfect Mr.& Mrs. Tickets are just € 10 each and are available from the Highlands Hotel, the Co-op, Eileen herself or any of the participating couples.

Wedding Bells:
Congratulations and Best Wishes to Michelle Flannery, daughter of Margaret and Tommy Flannery, Mullanmore, Glenties and Martin Boylan from Falcarragh, who were married in The Church of the Holy Family, Edeninfagh, Glenties on Saturday 24th August 2013. The reception was held in the Blue Haven, Kilcar.

Winners at the Bingo in the Community Centre, Glenties on Tuesday 20th August were – € 20 Winners – Mary Ellen Gavigan, Marie Mc Shane and Maura Kilbane; € 35 Winners – Angela Ryan, Kitty McGlynn and Kathleen Mc Menamin; € 50 Winners – Paddy Gill, Mary Ellen Bonner, Marie McGeehan, Eimear Doherty, Anne Kennedy, Teresa Boyle, Sheila Kenny, Kathleen Kenny, Patricia Boyle, Bridie Boyle, Emer Doherty, May Kennedy, Kitty McGlynn, Kathleen Mc Menamin, and Eamonn Byrne; € 100 Winners – Mamie McGeehan, Jenny Roche, Breid Roarty, James Byrne, Marian Ward, Evanna Woodside and Kathleen Kenny; .€ 150 Winners – Fiona Boyle and Maggie O’Donnell.

Big Bingo:
Big Bingo in the Glenties Community Centre on the 10th September 2013 at 9 p.m. Doors will open from 7.30p.m. Every line €100, every house €300. Jackpot €2000 paid out on the night.

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 €8,000 on 45 numbers or less on the 3/09/2013. If not won on the night € 300 will be paid out. In house draws.

Snooker room is available from 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. every day.

Anyone who would like to book the Community Centre ring 087 2679321.

Positions Available:
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 or ring 087 9695053. Fás criteria apply.

Choir Practice:
Choir Practice will resume on Monday 2nd September in The Chapel at 8 p.m. New members are welcome.

The Donegal Pro Life Collection which was taken up on 14th and 15th August amounted to € 340. Thank you for your generous donations.

Biddy Devine Memorial Weekend:
The organisers of The Biddy Devine Memorial Weekend, which took place on 12th 13th and 14th July, wish to thank everyone who took part in the events and those who gave Donations and Sponsorship. The amount collected was € 5,600.00 and this has been given to The Kidney Dialysis Unit, LetterkennyHospital.

Glenties Tidy Towns Committee:
General Worker wanted for a Community Employment Scheme FÁS Criteria Applies. Please contact ‘ 086 120 9524 for further information.

Note from Letterkenny General Hospital:
The Emergency Department at Letterkenny Hospital has reopened. Temporary arrangements for outpatient clinics and planned surgery continue to be in place. Patients will be written to directly. For any emergency requiring an ambulance please dial 112 or 999 as normal. Non emergency patients should continue to contact their GP in the first instance.

Glenties Notes 30th December 2011

Bingo takes place in the Community Centre, Glenties every Tuesday night at 9.00 p.m. Doors open at 8.00 p.m. Every Line is € 50, every House is € 100 and the Jackpot is € 400. The Committee thanks everyone for their continued support. We now have a new Lift installed at a cost of € 35,000 for easier access to upstairs. To book the Community Centre ring 0872679321. Please support.

The winners at the Bingo on Tuesday 20th December were – Marita Ward won the Jackpot of € 400. Carol Sweeney, Rosbeg, Marion Davison, Dungloe, Anthony Burke, Bruckless, Mary Kennedy, Joan Mc Nelis, Mary Molloy and Hugo Mc Dyre won € 100 each. Breege Roarty, May Kennedy, Eileen Gildea, Ardara, Jamsie Byrne, Margaret Breslin, Burtonport, Teresa Furey, Shirley Campbell, Anne Quinn, Kathleen Gallagher, Manus Boyle, Burtonport, Fidelma Burke, Bruckless and Geraldine Harkin won € 50 each. Anne Kane, Bruckless, Maureen Hanlon, Leitir and Roisin Harkin won € 35 each. Sarah Browne, Hazel Staunton, Christine Chambers and Mary Gallagher won € 25 each.

Care of the Aged
The Care of the Aged Collection at Glenties amounted to € 1,025 and in Edeninfagh amounted to € 60. Sincere thanks to everyone who gave a donation. The Committee also wish to thank all those who donated spot prizes and cash donations for the Parish Social and everyone who assisted in any way to make the event such a success. Our special thanks to the Priests, to the Highlands Hotel and Frank Mc Ghee for making the function so enjoyable.

The Staff of the Killybegs Community Hospital would like to take this opportunity to thank the community of Glenties for your continued support during 2011. All the patients and staff appreciate your fund raising efforts. They would like to wish you all a very happy and healthy 2012.

Glenties Notes 2nd November 2011

Big Country Night
A Big Country Night in aid of the Renal Dialysis Unit, Letterkenny General Hospital will take place in the Highlands Hotel, Glenties on Saturday 19th November. Music is by ‘Off the Cuff’. Admission is € 10. Tickets are on sale locally or you can pay at the door.

Sincere sympathy is extended to the relatives and friends of Nancy Mc Grath, Meenahalla, Glenties, who died in The Donegal Hospice, Letterkenny last Sunday 30th October.

Naomh Conaill U-13s
History was made in the Naomh Conaill club last Saturday when the club won its first ever U-13 championship at Division 1 (A Grade). This was achieved by a 3-7 to 3-5 victory over St. Eunan’s Letterkenny at Pairc Taobhoige, Glenfin after a very exciting and tense final with the result in doubt right up till the end. Great credit for this must go to this very dedicated group of young players and their parents. The team is managed and coached by Seosamh Mac Ceallabhuí, who has to be highly commended for his Trojan and committed work with the youth of N. Conaill. Well done to all involved with the team.

Gallen / Boyle Wedding
Michelle Boyle and Paul Gallen were married in St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Friday 14th October 2011. Michelle is a daughter of Phil and Bridie Boyle, Stranaglough, Glenties and Paul is a son of Danny and Susan Gallen, Aghyaran, Co. Tyrone. Fr. Shane Gallagher, Glenties assisted by Fr. John Gilmore, Aghyaran officiated and concelebrated Nuptial Mass. Her father gave the bride away and her sisters, Laura Boyle and Caroline Kee, niece, Lauren Kee and sister-in-law, Belinda Boyle attended her. John Moss, friend of the groom was bestman. Donal Gallen, brother, Terence Gallen and Jason Byrne, friends of the groom were groomsmen. Mathew Madden, nephew of the groom and Ciaran Boyle nephew of the bride were pageboys. Readings were by Bridget Molloy, cousin of the bride and Fiona Gallagher, sister of the groom. Louise and Michael Madden, Ciara and Mairead Mc Devitt read Prayers of the Faithful. Bridie Boyle, mother of the bride and Susan Gallen, mother of the groom brought the Gifts to the Altar. Music and singing was by Bridget Molloy and John F. O’ Donnell. The reception was held in Harvey’s Point, and the honeymoon is being spent cruising.

The winners at the Bingo in the Community Centre, Glenties on Tuesday 25th October were – Bernadette Gallagher, Frosses won the Jackpot of € 400. John Mc Cole, Brigid Mc Cabe, Frosses, Katie Mc Cole, Dungloe, Jean Boyle, Ardara, Julie Langan, Bridget Bonner, Fiona Gallagher, Kitty Ward and Margaret Mc Brearty won € 100 each.
Anne Davison, Burtonport, Faye Moore, Rose Boyle, Burtonport, Mary Boyle, Breege Boyle, May Kennedy, Anne Mc Hugh, Ardara, Philomena Mc Callig and Margaret Murray won € 50 each. Anne Quinn won € 40. Mary Mc Groarty and Maria Boyle won € 25 each.

Table Top Sale
There will be a Table Top Sale in the Glenties Community Centre, next Saturday 5th November from 12 until 4 p.m. Bargains for everyone, so come along and you may pick up one.

Congratulations to Irene Boyle, who recently graduated from N.U.I.G. with Honours Degrees in Sociological and Political Studies and Psychological Studies. Irene is a daughter of Pat and Barbara Boyle, Glen Road, Glenties.

Glenties Notes 6th October 2011

Friends of Letterkenny Hospital
The Friends of Letterkenny Hospital wish to thank everyone who contributed to their Annual Harvest Fair Day Collection. The amount raised was € 776.90.

Jiving Lessons
Jiving lessons started in the Highlands Hotel, Glenties on Monday 26th September at 9.00 p.m. Seamus Melvin is the dancing teacher. Everyone is welcome.

Glenties Community Centre
Bingo takes place every Tuesday night in the Community Centre, Glenties at 9 p.m. Every Line is € 50, every House is € 100 and the Jackpot is € 400. In house Draws also take place. Snooker every evening except Tuesday, from 6 p.m. until 10 p.m.

The winners last Tuesday 27th September were – Mary Gallagher, Leitir won the Jackpot of € 400. Sharon Cunningham, Eileen Gallagher, Mary MacGill, Ann Marion Sweeney, Irene Langan, Fintown, Anna Cannon, Auveen Gallagher, Susie Connaghan, Killybegs, Margaret Cunningham, Killybegs and May Kennedy, Kilraine won € 100 each. Margaret Murray won € 60. Gracie O’ Hara, Philomena Mc Callig, Ellen Anne Orphan, Gerry Doherty, P. Moore, Sally Mc Guigan, Fiona Boyle, Marian Ward, Patsy Martin, Denise Campbell and Annie Deane, Kilcar won € 50 each.

There are still some vacancies on the Community Employment Scheme in the Glenties area. FÁS criteria apply. Ring 087 2679321 for further information.

Christmas Shoebox Appeal
If you wish to take part in this worthwhile charity, leaflets are available in the local shops. Filled boxes can be left in Glenties Post Office. For further information contact Hazel Barrett on 0871390242.

Vacancy for Childcare Relief Worker
Qualification – Suitably qualified to Major award in Fetac Level 5 in Childcare, to include Special Needs (or equivalent) is essential. Preference will be given to those who possess Level 6 in Supervision in Childcare and Special Needs (or equivalent), Experience of working in a formal Childcare setting and an ability to be available to work flexible hours. Please apply with CV to the Manager of Glenties Community Playgroup Ltd. Glen Road, Glenties. Closing date Thursday 6th October 2011 at 5 p.m.

The Friends of Letterkenny General Hospital will hold their Annual Church Gate Collection this weekend on Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th October.

The Dungloe Branch of the Mental Health Association wishes to thank you for your generosity to their recent Church Gate Collection. The Total raised in Glenties was € 447.75.

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.