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Glenties Notes 18th July 2013

New Arrival:
Congratulations to Nicola and Neil Bonner, Naomh Connaill Close, Glenties, on the birth on Monday 8th July 2013 of their third child – a baby sister (Lily), for Megan and Noah.

County Champions:
Congratulations to our U / 14 boys who defeated St. Eunan’s in the County Final on Wednesday 10th July 2013 in Ballybofey.

Water Safety Weeks at Narin / Portnoo:
Irish Water Safety Weeks 2013 ~ this year there will be two Water Safety Swim Weeks held in Narin – Portnoo. The dates are 29th July to 2nd August and 5th to 9th August. Swim Classes will take place at Narin Strand, and Water Safety Classes will be held off the Pier in Portnoo. Everyone is welcome for what is always a great experience of sea swimming, with excellent instructors, and good opportunity for young people to work for another Water Safety Badge. Registration will take place on Monday 29th at 10 a.m. at the beach and all information about times of classes etc. will be given then.

Collection:
The Irish Cancer Society Collection amounted to € 800.60. Thanks to all those who contributed.

Heart Screening Programme:
The Primary Care Centre in Glenties is commencing a Heart Screening Programme aimed at men and women aged 60 years and over. Please ring the Centre on 9551330 to arrange an appointment. This service is free to medical card holders.

“Shop N Share”
We would like to update all our wonderful supporters on what is happening with our elected charity in Jimma Ethiopia. Thanks to the continued efforts of our staff and supporters we continue to send € 1,000 monthly to Semaria Social Rehabilitation Centre – Because of the steady money, the government there has finally allocated a plot to build a centre for the Street Children. More information on this and the work in general is available on our Facebook page entitled Shop N Share for Ethiopia and on a new website www.semariasrc.org/ We are the only donor so far for this worthy charity and Glenties is honoured and blessed in Jimma. Please continue the great work and pop in now to avail of our Sale which starts Monday for a week. God bless and Thank you from Maria and team!

Bingo:
The winners at the Bingo in the Community Centre, Glenties on Tuesday 9th July 2013 were – € 25 winners – Mairead Gallagher, Brown Kid, Cathy Connell, Mickey Doherty, Shane Breslin and Gracie O’Hara; €50 winner – Bernadette Cunningham, Patsy Martin, Geraldine Jordan, Maura O’Donnell, Kathleen Boyle, Breege Roarty, Paula Hegarty, Mary Gazley, Bernadette Brown and Gracie O’Hara; € 100 winners – Paddy Gill, Anne-Marie Cunningham, Faye Moore, Maura O’Donnell, Bridie Boyle, Kathleen Boyle, Cathleen Kenny, Norah Phildy and Christine McCool; € 300 winner – Shaun Maloney.

Glenties Community Centre:
Bingo in the Glenties Community Centre every Tuesday night at 9pm. Every line is € 50, every house is € 100. Jackpot, if not won, will be € 7400 on 45 numbers or less on the 23rd July. If not won on the night € 300 will be paid out. In house draws. Snooker room will be open every day from 10a.m. – 10 p.m..

Michael Curran Faith Healer will be in the Glenties Community Centre every Monday night from 7 p.m – 9 p.m.

Anyone wishing to book the Community Centre please ring 0872679321

Vacancy:
There is a vacancy on the Glenties Community Centre Amalgamated C. E. scheme. Fás criteria apply. For more information phone ring 0879695053.

Church of Ireland Open Day:
An Open Day will take place at Church of Ireland, Glenties on Tuesday 30th July from 11 a.m. onwards with local Arts & Crafts and More. Tea / Coffee & Refreshments Served. Everyone is most welcome to come along during the day. Anyone wishing to exhibit would be very welcome. Please contact Brigid 087 927 6415; or Ella 087 674 4349.

Glenties Notes 23rd August 2012

Bonner / Quinn Wedding:
Neil Bonner and Nicola Quinn were married in St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Saturday 4th August 2012. Fr. Pat Prendergast officiated and celebrated Nuptial Mass. Neil is a son of Teresa and the late Neilie Bonner, Ard Patrick, Glenties and Nicola is a daughter of James and Rosaleen Quinn, Summy, Portnoo. Her father gave the bride away and her sister Lisa Quinn, her cousin, Yvonne Quinn and friend Fidelma Toland attended her. Michael Bonner, brother of the groom was bestman. Another brother John and a friend, Cathal Boyle were groomsmen. Megan Quinn Bonner was flowergirl and Noah Quinn Bonner was a pageboy. Megan also read a Blessing for her Mum and Dad after the marriage ceremony. Readings were by Glenn Quinn, brother of the bride and Finola Quinn, sister of the groom. John Campbell, Stephanie Brennan, Katrina Bonner, Ciara O’Donnell and Danielle Boyle read Prayers of the Faithful. Rosaleen Quinn and Teresa Bonner, mothers of the bride and groom brought the Gifts to the Altar. Music and singing was by Deirdre Doherty. The reception was held in The Mount Errigal Hotel, Letterkenny and the honeymoon was spent in Spain.

The Late Eddie Mc Guigan:
The death took place in the early hours of Monday 6th August 2012 of Eddie Mc Guigan, Daraghan, Glenties. His Remains were brought to St. Colmcille’s Church, Fintown on Wednesday 8th for Requiem Mass at 12 noon, which was celebrated by Fr. Gerard Cunningham. Family members did the Readings, Prayers of the Faithful and brought the Gifts to the Altar. Burial took place in the adjoining Graveyard. Eddie is survived by his wife Kitty, other relatives and friends to whom sincere sympathy is extended.

Sympathy:
Sincere sympathy is extended to Eimear O’ Donnell, Mill Road and Imelda Doherty, Narin Road, Glenties on the death of their aunt, Bridget Mc Elhinney, Doochary, which took place recently.

Harvest Fair Festival:
The Harvest Fair Festival tales place from 7th – 12th September.

Thanks:
Joe and Anne Craig would like to thank everybody who helped with the Bucket Collection and on the morning of the Annie Behan Memorial Walk / Run in aid of The Donegal Hospice. The amount raised was € 3,030.

Glenties Museum and Heritage Centre:
The Tourist Office is now open at the Museum; all local tourist providers, e.g. B & Bs, Hotels, Self-Catering, Sports and Recreational providers are asked to leave supplies of their brochures in the Museum, which is open daily from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Glenties Sheep Dog Trials:
Sheep Dog Trials will be held down the Church Road Glenties beside the GAA field this Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th of August 2012. There will be a car boot sale on the 26th August. Ring 074 9557880 (10am to 2pm) or 087 2679321. For more information email glentiescommunitycentre@yahoo.ie.

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 Snowball Jackpot €2600 on Tuesday 21st August on 45 numbers; if not won €300 paid out. Inhouse draws.

Snooker every night from 6 p.m. except Tuesday. Any enquires contact 087 2679321.

Zumba in the Glenties Community Centre every Wednesday night from 7 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Weight Watchers in the Glenties Community Centre every Thursday evening from 6 p.m.

Anyone wishing to book the Community Centre please ring 087 2679321.

Community Employment Scheme:
A Community Employment Scheme will be commencing in the Glenties area on the 24th September 2012. Anyone interested please contact 0879695053 or email glentiescommunitycentre@yahoo.ie.

Bingo:
The winners at the Bingo in the Community Centre, Glenties on Tuesday 14th August were – Annie Gallagher won the Jackpot of € 300; Kathleen Griffin, Sara Mc Glynn, Ann Breslin, Margo Gallagher, Sally Mc Guigan, Majella Boyle and Joan Rodgers won € 100 each; Charles Mc Carron won € 60; Philomena Mc Callig, Kathleen Griffin, Louise Breslin, Sally Mc Hugh, Mary Bonner, Leticia Gallagher, Eileen Gallagher, Teresa Mc Kelvey, Fintown, Joan Rodgers, Nadine Furey. Susan Gildea, Annie Deane, Kilcar, Mary Boyle, Burtonport, James Deane and Cissie Meehan won € 50 each; Sahra Mc Ginty, Bella Boyle and Mary Mc Brearty won € 20 each.

Fund-raising Album launch of Laughlin Sisters:
“Sara and Jennifer Laughlin will launch their first album on Saturday 25th August in the Highland’s Hotel, Glenties at 8.30 p.m. This album will be launched on an evening of music and dance with many surprise guests appearing on the night. There will be a unique, once in a lifetime opportunity on the night to earn yourself a run in a WRC Subaru S12B, driven by Declan Boyle (on a test day). All proceeds from the night and the album will go to the Oncology Unit in Letterkenny General Hospital. This C.D. will act as our token of appreciation and thanks to the dedicated staff there, who have dedicated themselves to the care of patients suffering along the turbulent road which cancer brings to the lives of many of us, our families and friends. Come along and enjoy a fantastic night’s entertainment while supporting a very worthy cause. You will most certainly not be disappointed and hopefully go away from the night a little more uplifted by the power of music and of course rallying. ”

Caretaker Needed:
Community Employment Scheme is looking for a Caretaker for the Glenties Community Centre. 19 1/2 hours work per week. Hours agreed with committee. Fás criteria apply.

Naomh Conaill 5K:
On Tuesday August 28th at 7 p.m. Naomh Conaill will host their inaugural 5 K Road Race Fun Run / Walk. The starting point is at the Naomh Conaill clubhouse and registration is from 6 p.m. There is ample car parking at the grounds and full changing / shower facilities available. Tea / refreshments will be provided after the run. Entry is € 7 for adults; under16s are free. A BouncyCastle will also be on site so come along and enjoy the evening.

Glenties Notes 9th August 2012

Mc Hugh / Mc Kay Wedding:
Congratulations and best wishes to Dervla Mc Hugh and James Mc Kay who were married in St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Saturday 28th July 2012. Dervla is a daughter of Dermot and Nora Mc Hugh, Kilraine, Glenties and James is a son of Jim and Patricia Mc Kay, Ballinahinch, Co. Down. Fr. Pat Prendergast assisted by Fr. Vincent Mc Kay (uncle of the groom) officiated and concelebrated Nuptial Mass. Her father gave the bride away and her sisters Lorraine and Andrea along with friends Elenor Cape and Áine Furey were bridesmaids; her niece Chloe Mc Nelis was junior bridesmaid. Liam Mc Kay, brother of the groom was bestman. Alex Barton, Ollie Durman and Mark Higgins were groomsmen. The bride’s niece Yanna Mc Hugh was flowergirl and the groom’s nephew Eoin Mc Cullagh was pageboy. Readings were by Leah Mc Nelis, sister of the bride and Treasa Mc Kay sister of the groom. Stephen Mc Hugh, brother of the bride, Bernie Keeney, aunt, Deirdre O’ Donnell and Denise Boyle, friends and Emma and Sinead Mc Kay sisters of the groom, read Prayers of the Faithful. Nora Mc Hugh and Patricia Mc Kay, mothers of the bride and groom, brought the Gifts to the Altar. Singing was by Megan Kenny. The reception was held in the Villa Rose Hotel, Ballybofey and the honeymoon is being spent in Sorrento, Italy.

New Arrivals:
Congratulations to Isobel and Declan Bonner, Glen Road, Glenties on the birth of their second child a baby sister (Alisha) for Áine.

Congratulations to Janet and Patrick Mc Gill Meenalargan, Glenties, on the birth of their first child, a baby boy (Daithí).

“New”&“Nearly New” Baby & Toddler Market”
A “New”&“Nearly New” Baby & Toddler Market” will take place in the Highlands Hotel on Sunday 12th August from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. This is a great opportunity for parents to recycle no longer needed clothes, prams, cots, etc., and also a good place to pick up a bargain. There will also be face painting and a “pop up” photography studio on the day.

Wedding Bells:
Congratulations to Neil Bonner, Ard Patrick, Glenties and Nicola Quinn, Naomh Conal Close who were married in Glenties on Saturday last 4th August 2012.

Bingo:
The winners at the Big Bingo in the Community Centre, Glenties on Tuesday 31st July were – Mary Mc Gill, Ardara won the Jackpot of € 2000; Margo Gallagher, Margaret Gallagher, Siobhan Gallagher, Mary Mc Cready, Mae Kennedy, Marian Ward, Fintan Ó Dochartaigh, Anne Furey and Ann Brady won € 300; Jackie Doherty and Roisin Bonner won € 150 each; Carmel Mc Hugh, Pauline Murray, Andy Duffy, Annie Boyle, Majella Boyle, Mary Mc Cready, Breege Mc Gill and Nellie Doherty won € 100 each; Bernie Fitzpatrick, John Rogers, Waterford, Margaret Gillespie, Mary Whelan, Bridie Boyle and Mary Mc Gee won € 50 each.

Collection:
Co. Donegal Parents and Friends of People with Intellectual Disability Ltd. will take up their Annual Church Gate Collection before all the Masses next weekend.

Community Employment Scheme:
A Community Employment Scheme will be commencing in the Glenties area on the 24th September 2012. Anyone interested please contact 0879695053 or email glentiescommunitycentre@yahoo.ie.

Sheep Dog Trials:
Sheep Dog Trials will be held down the Church Road Glenties beside the GAA field on the 25th and 26th of August 2012. This will also be a family fun weekend with stalls, car booters, bouncy castles etc… Booking for stalls will be essential; ring 074 9557880 (10 a.m. to 2 p.m.) or 087 9695053. For more information email glentiescommunitycentre@yahoo.ie.

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 Snowball Jackpot – €2500 on Tuesday 14th August on 45 numbers if not won €300 paid out. Inhouse draws.
Snooker every night from 6 p.m. except Tuesday. Any enquires contact 0872679321.
Zumba in the Glenties Community Centre every Wednesday night from 7 p.m.- 8 pm
Weight Watchers in the Glenties Community Centre every Thursday evening from 6pm.
Anyone wishing to book the Community Centre please ring 0872679321.