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Naomh Conaill Notes 30th March 2011

There was no winner of last weeks lotto. The numbers drawn were 1,6,19,22. Two prizes of 50 Euro went to Frankie Devine and Denise Campbell, Glenties. The jackpot now stands at 5,900 Euro.

Both the senior and reserve teams got the new season of to good start with victories at home to Cloughaneely. The reserves came from behind to won 0-13 to 0-10 while the seniors were very impressive winning 1-16 to 1-11. Both teams are away to St Eunans this Saturday evening.

The minors are away to Naomh Mhuire this Friday at 6.30pm. The U16s beat Naomh Brid at home last Sunday and they are at home to Naomh Columba next Monday at 6.30pm. Anyone interested in the position of U21 manager can contact club secretary Seamus O’Malley before Friday 8th April also anybody interested in becoming Oifige na Gaeilge can also contact Seamus.

Take Your Pick takes place every Saturday night in Keeneys in aid of the players training fund. The club are having a Table Quiz this Friday night in Paddys Bar.

Club membership closes on the 31st March. The last night for underage registration is Wednesday 30th March between 7pm and 9pm.


Glenties Notes 16th March 2011

New Arrival
Congratulations to Lorraine and Raymond Brennan, Station Road, Glenties on the birth recently of their third child, a baby brother (Thomas) for Annie and Sophie.

Winners at the Bingo in the Community Centre, Glenties on Tuesday 8th March were – John Boyle won the Jackpot of € 400. Isobel Mc Loone, Nora Gallagher, Bridie Boyle, Rosemary Whelan, Anna Cannon, Christine Mc Cool. Kathy Connell and Patricia White won € 100 each. Sally Mc Guigan, Cathy Connell, Annie Deane, Kilcar, Rosaleen Gallagher, Annie Deane, Kilcar, Kathleen Mc Glynn, Bridie Gallagher and Martina Hanlon won € 50 each. Anne Kennedy, Patsy Martin, P. Sweeney, Timlin O’Dochartaigh, Maura Kilbane, Marie Boyle, Breid Brennan and Maggie O’ Donnell won € 25 each. Peter Sweeney, Martina Hanlon and Philomena Mc Callig won € 20 each

The Late Sean Boyle
The death took place at his home on Tuesday 1st March 2011 of Sean Boyle, Ard Patrick, Glenties. His remains were brought to St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Friday morning. Fr. Pat Prendergast assisted by Fr. Gerard Cunningham (cousin of Sean’s) concelebrated Requiem Mass at 11.00 a.m. Family members did the Readings, Prayers of the Faithful and brought the Gifts to the Altar. Music and singing was by John F. and Pat O’ Donnell. Burial took place in the New Graveyard. Sean is survived by his wife, Una, sons, John and Cartha, daughters, Michelle and Elaine, grandchildren, brothers, Cara, Benny and Eamonn, sisters, Annette and Nora, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends to whom sincere sympathy is extended. He was predeceased by his brother Josie on the Saturday previous to his own death February 26th. Another brother, Donal and sister Celine also predeceased him.

Sincere sympathy is extended to Ronan Molloy, Mill Road, Glenties on the death of his mother, Marie Molloy, Drumbarron, Ardara, which took place on Saturday 12th March 2011 in Letterkenny Hospital; also to all the relatives and friends.

Sincere sympathy is extended to Teresa Gallagher, Meenahalla and Paper Stop, Main St. Glenties on the sudden death of her father, Donnelly Duffy, New Mills, Letterkenny, which took place last Saturday 12th March 2011; also to all the relatives and friends.

Sincere sympathy is extended to the family, relatives and friends of Annie O’Donnell, Meenahalla, Glenties, who died in Killybegs Hospital on Monday 14th March 2011. Annie was 103 years old.

Enrolment at Edeninfagh N.S.
Enrolment forms are now available at the school for the 2011 / 2012 school year. For further details ring the school on 9551663.

Glenties Community Centre
Bingo takes place every Tuesday night at 9 p.m. Every line € 50; every house € 100; Jackpot € 400. Doors open at 8.30 p.m. Two Snooker Tables available to play 6 p.m. – 10 p.m. each night except Tuesday. Thank you for your continued support of Glenties Community Centre.

Country Music Night
There will be a Country Music Night in the Highlands Hotel on Friday 1st April from 10 p.m. – 12 midnight. Music is by Shaun Mc Monagle.

Dance Classes
Dance Classes in Jiving, Fox Trot, Quick Step and Waltz are taking place in the Highlands Hotel on Monday nights from 8p.m. – 10 p.m. Teacher is Seamus Melvin from Mayo.

Community Employment Scheme
A place has become available on a Community Employment Scheme in the Glenties Area. Fás criteria apply. Enquiries – email

Fintown Festival
Feile na Finne is on this year from the 3rd to the 6th of June. The launch of the festival Mayor / Mayoress campaign takes place next Saturday 19th March in the Noble Bar.

Scoil Mhuire Enrolment Day
Enrolment Day at Scoil Mhuire, Glenties for school year 2011-2012 will take place on Thursday 31st March between1:15- 3:00 pm. All incoming pupils are welcome to visit at this time, to see their new classroom for next year and perhaps meet a friend or two. Parents, please bring Birth and Baptismal Certificates, PPS Number, Medical card number and e-mail address, thank you. We look forward to seeing you on the 31st.

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.