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Glenties Notes 7th April 2011

Sincere sympathy is extended to the relatives and friends of Nan Craig, Church Road, Glenties, who died in Letterkenny Hospital on Thursday last.

Sincere sympathy is extended to the relatives and friends of Connie Herron, formerly of Glenamohill, Fintown, who died in Manchester recently and whose ashes were interred in Fintown Cemetery last week.

The winners at the Bingo in the Community Centre, Glenties on Tuesday 29th march were – Sandra Moore won the Jackpot of € 400. B. Roarty, Breege Gallagher, Nellie Doherty, Nora Mc Hugh, Owen Harkin, Hazel Staunton, Mamie Mc Geehan, Rosaleen Melly and Paddy Mc Gill won € 100 each. Anna Cannon, Carmel Doherty, Maura Kilbane, Ann Mc Dyre, Breege Furey, Eilish O’ Donnell, Lisa Coughlan, Philomena Mc Callig, Sarah Mc Glynn, Dim Melly and Margaret Boyle won € 50 each. Sally Mc Guigan and Mary Mc Geehan won € 25 each. Patsy Martin, Bernie Martin and Mary Ellen Gavigan won € 20 each.

Monster Easter Bingo
Monster Easter Bingo will take place in the Community Centre, Glenties on Tuesday 26th April, Lines – € 100, Houses € 300 and Jackpot € 2000. Books – Single € 20, Double € 30 and Jackpot Sheets € 5. Usual Bingo with Plenty of Easter Prizes on Tuesday 19th April. Happy Easter!

Cancer Information Unit
The Marie Keating Foundation Mobile Cancer Information Unit will be available outside the Community Centre, Glenties on Thursday 14th April from 10..30 a.m. until 1.00 p.m. providing information on all areas of cancer awareness. Information Leaflets on each of the Key Cancers will be available to take home.

Daffodil Day Collection
Thank You to the volunteers and to all who supported Daffodil Day. The amount collected was € 2, 790.49.

The St. Vincent de Paul Society Annual Uganda Collection taken up recently amounted to € 665.00. The society wishes to thank everyone for their generous contributions.

Mountain Rescue Table Quiz
A Table Quiz in aid of Mountain Rescue will take place in The Glen Tavern on Friday night 15th April at 9.00 p.m. Tables of four. All welcome, so come along, have a fun night out and support this very worthy cause.

Bishop Philip Boyce will administer the Sacrament of Confirmation, to 72 young boys and girls of the Parish on Sunday 10th April 2011 at the 11 00 a.m. Mass in St. Connell’s Church, Glenties.

Silver and Gold
Congratulations to Odhran Byrne Gildea, who won a Silver Medal in the under 15yrs 60m. Sprint at the All Ireland Finals in Magherafelt and a Gold Medal in the 4 x 200 Relay at the All Ireland Finals in Nenagh, at which the team broke the National Record by 3 seconds. Odhran runs for the North Sligo Athletics Club. His mother, Sinead is a daughter of Gerry and Bried Byrne, Ard Patrick, Glenties and his father, Leonard is a son of Neily (formerly of Mill Road, Glenties) and Teresa Gildea, Kentucky, Ardara.

Naomh Conaill Ladies
Naomh Conaill Ladies are collecting ‘Tesco Vouchers for Clubs and Schools’. They would be very grateful if you would give the vouchers you receive, to any committee member or leave them in the Craft Gallery. Thank You.

Narin & Portnoo Golf Club Ladies Notes 22nd March 2011

Spring Fever Team Competition
Well done to the winning team in the Spring Fever Team Competion. After four weeks of immense pressure Gráinne Cafferty, Beatrice McDevitt, Freancess Munnelly and Nan Quinn won by a single point! Hot on their heels and runners up, were Lady Vice Captain, Nora Shovlin, Mary Nicholson, Claire Bonar and Annette McGettigan. Well done to everyone who took part and those who weren’t successful this time, there’s always the Corn Inse Caoile to play for. Teams have been drawn and are posted in the locker room. First round matches to be played by 11th April. First blood goes to the in-form Gráinne Cafferty and Beatrice McDevitt who beat Jo Dunleavy and Annette McGettigan at the 17th.

Club Competition Results
Tuesday,1st March, Margaret Boomer’s Prize 18 Holes, Stroke
Winner was Joan McCole (26) 76nett.
2nd Breege O’Keeffe (17) 77nett

Tuesday 8th March
Yvonne Murphy’s Prize, 16 Holes Stableford
Winner: Eileen Kennedy (17) 24pts (B.O.T)

Tuesday 15th March, Nora Shovlin; Prize 16 Holes Stableford
Winner: Eithne Devlin (20) 31pts (B.O.T)
2nd: Patricia McDaid (14) 31pts (B.O.T)
1st Nine: Nora Shovlin (25) 19pts (B.O.T)
2nd Nine: Joan McCole (26) 14pts

Narin & Portnoo Golf Club Ladies Notes 9th March 2011

Spring Fever Team Competition
Ladies there’s one week left to play in the Spring Fever Competition. It’s still all to play for, so get out as early as possible for your team this week as the forecast is not great later in the week.

March Links Saturday 12th
The draw for the March Links will take place at 12.00pm on Saturday, 12thMarch. Tee has been reserved from 12:00pm – 12:30pm.

Corn Inse Caoile
The draw for the Corn Inse Caoile (four ball better ball) will take place on 15th March, 2011. Please note: First round matches must be played by 4thApril, 2011.

Club Competition Results
Tuesday 15th February, 13 Holes Stableford

Winner: Nan Quinn (17) 31pts

Tuesday 22nd February, 13 Holes Stableford

Winner: Eithne Devlin (19) 29pts, Second: Cathy Quinn (19) 27pts

Tuesday 1st March, 18 Holes Stroke

Winner: Joan McCole (26) 76 nett, Second: Breege O’Keeffe (17) 77 nett.

Glenties Notes 3rd March 2011

The Late James Boyle
The death took place in the Donegal Hospice, Letterkenny, on Thursday 17th February 2011 of James Boyle, Glen Road, Glenties. His Remains were brought to his home on Friday and to St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Sunday morning. Requiem Mass was celebrated by Fr. Shane Gallagher C.C. Glenties. Family members did the Readings, Prayers of the Faithful and brought the Gifts to the Altar. Music and singing was by Pat and John F. O’ Donnell. Burial took place in the New Graveyard. James is survived by his wife, Gracie, daughters, Rosemary, Caroline, Grainne and Emma, sons, James, Charlie and Marty, brother, Charlie, sisters, Lena, Mary and Bernadette, aunts, Bridget Mc Groarty, Birmingham and Teresa Breslin, Ardara, grandchildren, in-laws, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends to whom sincere sympathy is extended.

Sincere sympathy is extended to all the relatives and friends of Packie Craig, Lucan, Dublin, (formerly of Buncrubog, Glenties); to his wife, Mary (formerly Ward, Mill Road, Glenties) and family; to his brothers, Terence, Station Road, and Joe, Ard Mc Gill, Glenties, sisters, Julia Molloy, Buncrubog and Mary Doherty, Stranaglough, Glenties. Sincere sympathy is extended to Martin Regan and family, Mill Road, Glenties, on the death of Martin’s mother, Una Regan, Co. Mayo, which took place last week.

Sincere sympathy is extended to Sean Boyle and family, Ard Patrick, Glenties on the death of Sean’s brother, Joseph Boyle, Kilcar, which took place in Killybegs Hospital last weekend.

Glenties Golf Society
At a well attended meeting in the Highlands Hotel, the following were elected to run the Glenties Golf Society for 2011 – Captain- Patrick Gallagher; Vice-Captain- Columba Gavigan; Secretary – Pat Connaghan; Treasurer – Harold Reid; Competitions and Handicaps – John Molloy and PRO – Sean Connaughton. A fixture list will be available shortly with the first outing in Narin Portnoo on Saturday 26th March. A weekend outing in early summer is also being planned. All golfers from the Glenties area are asked to join and it is also the hope that the lady membership will increase.

Naomh Conaill Ladies Registration for 2011
Registration will take place this Friday Night 4th March in the Club House from 8 p.m. – 9 p.m. All those intending to play or be involved with any team need to be registered. A parent or guardian needs to attend for underage players. New members are welcome. Fee is € 51.00, for adult players € 36 for U 18 players and € 21 for U 10 players. For Non players the fee is € 26 (this applies to all managers, mentors, coaches, refs. or any one helping on the sideline).

Winners at the Bingo in the Community Centre, Glenties on Tuesday 22nd February were – Mary Meehan won the Jackpot of € 400. Mary Farrell, Paddy Mc Gill, Mickey Doherty, Kilcar, Owen Ward, Breege Gallagher, B. Fletcher, Anne Kennedy, Mrs. Monaghan and Hazel Staunton won € 100 each. Ann Whyte, Margaret Murray, Hugo O’Donnell, Gracie O’ Hara, Josie Martin, Ann Mc Hugh, John Boyle, Nora Gallagher, Angela Martin and Hazel Staunton won € 50 each. Kathleen Griffin, May Kennedy, Brenda Reid and Anne Bonner won € 25 each.

Security: Community Alert
Pensioners wishing to apply for – Socially Monitored Alarms, Monitored Smoke Detectors, Monitored Carbon Monoxide Detectors, Supply and Installation of External Security Lighting, please contact before the 31st March any of the following – Michael Glynn Tel. 9551593, Nora Breslin Tel. 9551192 or John Gormley Tel. 9551258.

Kilkenny N.S.
Parents who wish to enrol their children in Kilkenny N. S. in September 2011 are asked to contact the school for an application form. Tel. 074 9544270.

Beginner Adult Guitar Class
Guitar Classes for adult beginners have commenced in the Highlands Hotel, Glenties on Wednesday 2nd March at 9.00 p.m. Contact Denise on 087-7687694.

Naomh Conaill Notes 8th February 2011

The Anual Presentation Dinner Dance is on this Saturday 12th February in The Highlands Hotel and tickets are 35 Euro. Anyone with tickets ordered can pick them up this Thursday night between 7pm and 9pm in the clubhouse.

The AGM will be on Sunday 27th Feb in the clubhouse at 6pm. Club members can pick up nominations forms in McGlincheys or The Cope in Fintown and must be returned to the club secretary no later than 5pm this Fri 11th Feb.

The Ladies AGM was held last Sunday in the clubhouse and the following were elected on the night Chairperson Roseleen Doherty, Secretary Fiona Quinn, Treasurer Fiona Gallagher, Registra Shauna Molloy, U12 manager Shauna Molloy, U14 manager Christopher Molloy, U16 manager not filled, Minor manager Sean Boyce, Senior manager Sean Boyce.

There will be a presentation night for our Under 8s and Under 10s in the community centre this Friday at 7pm.

Naomh Conaill Notes 16th November 2010

Well done to the Senior team and management on reaching the Ulster Club final after beating Coalisland by 1 point in a very dramatic finish in Enniskillen last Sunday. This is a fantastic acheivement  when you consider that only 2 clubs from Donegal have ever reached the  final before and the last club being Killybegs in 1991. They now prepare to play Crossmaglen in the final on Sunday 28th November which will be a very special occassion and the biggest day in the clubs history.

The club are hosting a Tea Party in the Highlands Hotel this Saturday night starting at 8.30pm sharp.

There was no winner of last weeks lotto. The numbers drawn were 4,21,22,26. Two prizes of 50 Euro went to Emer Doherty, Dungloe and Peter Gavigan, Glenties. The jackpot now stands at 4,300 Euro.

Tickets for the Donegal Ladies Banquet which is on this Saturday night in the Clanree Hotel are on sale in Mc Glincheys.

Glenties Notes 3rd November 2010

Kickboxing Classes
Kickboxing Classes for males and females will be held in the Gym behind Scoil Mhuire on Thursdays.  Junior classes will be held from 7.30 p.m. – 8.30 p.m. and adult classes from 8.30 p.m. – 9.30 p.m.  € 4 per session.  Beginners are welcome.  For further information call Aoife at 087 1245587. 

Ladies Keep Fit Classes
Ladies Keep Fit Circuit Training classes (work out for the whole body) have started in Scoil Mhuire Gym on Tuesdays from 7 p.m. – 8.30 p.m. Wear trainers and comfortable clothing.  Come along and enjoy getting fit. The cost is €5.

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. 

The winners at the Bingo in the Community Centre Glenties on Tuesday 26th October were – Mickey Herron, Glenties won the jackpot of € 400.  James Deane, Kilcar, Rose Mc Groarty, Frosses, Rosaleen Gallagher, Ardara, Norah Mc Hugh, May Decy, Margo Gallagher and Margaret Gallagher won € 100 each.  Anne Quinn, Jimmy Quinn, Brockagh, Anne Furey, Sandra Moore, Mickey Herron, Glenties, Maura Kilbane, Ardara, Annie Deane, Kilcar, Willie Mc Nelis, Cathlin Griffin, Sadie Sweeney, Nan Donaghy, May Farrell, Patricia Molloy, Sheila Ní Lúigh and Paddy Gill won € 50 each.  John Mc Loone, Mill Road, Nellie Maguire, Frosses, Hazel Staunton, Kilclooney, Norah Mc Hugh, Glenties and Sheila Ní Lúigh won € 20 each. 

Christmas Shoebox Appeal
 This is the last week for getting your shoebox in.  If you haven’t already got leaflets they are in local shops.  If any schools have boxes, and need them collected, contact Hazel Barrett on 087 1390242.  Boxes can be left at Boyle’s Service Station.  Thank you for supporting this worthy cause.

Naomh Conaill Notes 21st September 2010

The 3rds were in action last Saturday at home defeating Glenfin in the league 1-12 to 1-8 at home. They play Mac Cumhaills in the semi final of the Junior B championship this Saturday at 5.30pm in Donegal Town.

All official club gear is on sale in Mc Glincheys. The club have a new range of adidas gear on sale which is selling very well with only a limited amount of stock left. Flags and car flags with the club crest are also on sale.

The club held a very sucessful Harvest Fair draw last week and the following were the winners 1st prize 2 All Ireland tickets plus accommodation went to Mary Kennedy Main Street Glenties, 2nd prize 200 Euro Pauline Doherty, Mill Road, 3rd prize 150 Euro Brenda Doherty, Mill Road and 4th prize 100 Euro Robert Freeburn.

Good luck to the Donegal ladies who play in the All Ireland final this Sunday in Croke Park. Anyone looking for tickets can contact Fiona on 086 1961516.