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Glenties Notes 25th May 2011

New Arrival
Congratulations to Fiona and Laurence Breslin, Ardara on the birth of their fourth child, a baby brother (Finnian) for Alicia, Oisín and Lorcán. Fiona is a daughter of Vera and the late Kevin Breslin, Ard Patrick, Glenties.

Winners at the Bingo in the Community Centre, Glenties on Tuesday 17th May were – Nancy Mc Gill and Anne Cannon won € 200 each. Ann Breslin. Claire Keeney, Dim Melly, Patsy Brown, Mrs Monaghan, Nellie Doherty, Mary Kennedy, Sean Carr and Anne Furey won € 100 each. Patricia White, Dan Mc Crudden, Maura Gallagher, Nellie Doherty, Fiona Boyle, Brown Kid, Peter Sweeney, Bid Fletcher, Vera Breslin and Mr. Sweeney won € 50 each. Nan Doherty and Nellie Doherty won € 25 each.

Wedding Bells
Congratulations to Breda O’Donnell, Mullantyboyle, Glenties and John Paul Breslin, Lettermacaward who were married in Glenties on Saturday last.

Sincere sympathy is extended to the family, relatives and friends of Sarah Quinn, Mully, Glenties, who died on Tuesday 17th May.

Fintown Festival / Leisure Cycle
In association with Fintown Festival Committee, Tír Chonaill GAP Cycling Club are holding a Leisure Cycle during the Festival, on Saturday 4th June starting at 1 p.m. Registration is at 12 noon. Entry fee is € 22, Club members € 20. Refreshments and shower facilities will be available after. For more information contact James on 087 2546592 or Hughie on 086 8581521. There will be two routes: a 30k and a more challenging 60k.

Medjugorje Peace Mass
The Medjugorje Peace Mass will be celebrated in St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Thursday 26th May at 8.00 p.m.
Ladies GAA –‘Wax, Shave and Dye Night’

Please come and support our ‘Wax, Shave and Dye Night’ on Friday 27th May in Melly’s Bar, Glenties at 9 p.m. in aid of the U- 14 Girls Trip to the All Ireland Féile in Cork. Have a fun night and support the girls.

Ulster Champions
Congratulations to the girls from Scoil Mhuire who won the Ulster 5 / side FAI Championships, held in Cavan last Thursday 19th May, having defeated Cavan (8-0), Monaghan (4-0) and Inishowen (7-1) Girls Champions. They will be playing in the All Ireland Finals against the three other provinces in Tullamore on June 1st. The girls have now won the County Gaelic, the County Soccer and Ulster Soccer; not forgetting the boys who won the County Gaelic. Well done to boys and girls and best wishes in the finals. If anyone is interested in travelling to Tullamore contact John Mc Cann at Scoil Mhuire.

Fintown Festival / Vintage Tractor Run
A Vintage Tractor Run will take place on Sunday 4th June at the Fintown Festival. It will start at 3 p.m. sharp. Refreshments will be provided. For further information contact Daniel Moy on 087 6315695.

Glenties Notes 5th May 2011

Monster Bingo
The winners at the Big Bingo on Tuesday 26th April were – Fiona Mc Shane, Kilcar won the Jackpot of € 2,000. Bernie Fitzpatrick, Roisín Bonner, Kathleen Mc Cafferty, Bernie Mc Devitt, Geraldine Mc Guire, Christine Ward, Jeannie Sweeney, Dungloe, Emer O’ Donnell, and Michelle Gillespie won € 300 each. Francis Gallagher, Gortahork and Geraldine Doherty won € 150 each. Patricia White, Michael Byrne, Áine Deane, Anne Quinn, Mary Doherty, Cathy Connell, John O’Donnell, Timlin O’ Dochartaigh, Marian Davidson and Vincent Rodgers won € 100 each. Carol Sweeney and Cathy Connell won € 50 each.

Sincere sympathy is extended to the family, relatives and friends of Frank Moore, Meenahalla, Glenties and formerly of Loughfad, who died suddenly at his home on Friday 29th April 2011.

Sincere sympathy is extended to Michael Mc Gavigan and family, Gortnasillagh, Glenties on the death of Michael’s mother, Josephine Mc Gavigan, Ballindrait, which took place recently.

Medjugorje 2011
There are two places left on the Pilgrimage leaving Glenties on Saturday 4th June and only a few places for the second Pilgrimage leaving on 2nd July. For more information ring 087 7530132 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting 087 7530132 end_of_the_skype_highlighting.

First Holy Communion
Children from Kilkenny N.S. and Scoil Mhuire will receive their First Holy Communion next Saturday 7th May in St. Connell’s Church, Glenties at 11 a.m. Mass. A Party for the First Holy Communion Children and their families will be held in the Community Centre after the Mass. All Donations will be greatly accepted. Children from Edeninfagh N.S. will receive their First Holy Communion in The Church of the Holy Family, Edeninfagh on Sunday 8th May at 9.30 a.m. Mass.

Missionary Sisters of St. Peter Claver
A Lay Helper of the Missionary Sisters of St. Peter Claver will be in the parish next weekend 7th and 8th May, to appeal on behalf of the Missions. The Lay Helper – Mary, will speak about the work of the Sisters, during the Mass, and will take up a collection. The Sisters ask for your support.

The Annual Multiple Sclerosis Collection taken up recently amounted to € 830. Thank you for your very generous contributions.

Glenties Notes 17th February 2011

The Glenties X-Factor is back for one night only, this Friday Night 18th February, in Paddy’s Bar at 9.30 p.m.  A great night’s fun guaranteed, with 12 unmissable acts performing.  There is no cover charge but donations will be gladly accepted on the night.  Proceeds will go to Donegal Hospice. Donations also to local Mountain Rescue Service and local Playschool.

Congratulations to Joseph Brennan, Glenties and Stephanie O’Connell, Doochary who got engaged recently.

Sincere sympathy is extended to the relatives and friends of Nellie Mc Gee, Glenleighan, Fintown who died in Letterkenny Hospital on Monday 7th February 2011 and was buried in Fintown on Wednesday 9th.

Sincere sympathy is extended to Willie Mc Gee, Fintown on the death of his sister, Mary Anne Mc Gee, Glenleighan, Fintown, who died in St. Joseph’s Hospital, Stranorlar on Tuesday 8th February 2011; also to the other members of the family and to all her relatives and friends.

Sincere sympathy is extended to the relatives and friends of John Mc Dermott, Edeninfagh and formerly of Meenamara, who died in St. Joseph’s Hospital, Stranorlar on Tuesday 9th February.

Sincere sympathy is extended to the family, relatives and friends of Rose Breslin, Ardconnell, Glenties, who died on Thursday 10th February,

Winners at the Bingo in the Community Centre, Glenties on Tuesday 8th February were – Margaret Gillespie won the Jackpot of € 400.  Emma Sweeney, Tullymore, Ardara, Cathy Connell, Portnoo, Vera Breslin, Cathy Connell, Portnoo and Sandra Moore won € 100 each.  Brigid Mc Cabe, Frosses, Aileen O’ Donnell, Anne Kennedy, Dungloe, Mary Doherty, Glenties, Christine Mc Cool, Glenties, Rosaleen Gallagher, Ardara, Margaret Ward, Mully, Teresa Breslin, Rosemary Whelan, Bella Boyd, Rosbeg, Sarah Gallagher, Ardara, Sarah Gallagher, Ardara, Pauline Mc Geehan, Fintown, Kathleen Griffin, Frosses, Dim Melly, Leitir, Bernie Fitzpatrick, Marie Boyle, Narin and Sarah Gallagher won € 50 each.

Breast Check
Breast Check is offering free breast X-Rays (mammograms) to women in the Glenties area aged 50 – 64 years.  Women will receive an appointment by post, to attend the Breast Check Mobile Unit in the grounds of the Letterkenny Public Services Centre, Neil T. Blaney Road, Letterkenny.  Breast Check aims to reduce the number of deaths from breast cancer by finding and treating the disease at an early stage.  Further information is available by calling Breast Check on Freephone 1800 45 45 55.

Italian Pilgrimage
A Ten Night Pilgrimage to Benevento, San Giovanni, Assisi and Cattolica, organised by the Ballyshannon St. Padre Pio Prayer Group, will take place from 30th May until 9th June and will be accompanied by a Spiritual Director.  The Pilgrimage operates on a direct flight from Dublin to Naples, and will also include visits to Cascia, Loreto and San Marino.  For further information contact Nuala Slevin on 071 9851129 or Joe Walsh on 01 2420816.

Medjugorje Pilgrimages
There are two Pilgrimages leaving for Medjugorje, the first on the 4th June and the second on the 2nd July.  Places are limited.  A deposit of € 50 will secure a place at the discounted prices of € 599 and € 579.  Arrangements can be made to pay the balance in instalments.  For more details phone 9551438.

The Bluestack Special Needs Foundation Church Gate Collection in Glenties amounted to € 620.54 and in Edeninfagh amounted to € 128.00.  Thank You to all who contributed to and to all those who helped with the collection.