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Glenties Notes 15th August 2013

Owenea F.M. Radio:
Owenea F.M. Radio wish to thank all our listeners, Sponsors and Management committee for your support for the radio.
Our last broadcast, for our current 30 day licence, will be this weekend at 12.00 midnight Saturday 17th. August on 100.8 F.M. We are applying for a 100 day licence and, if successful, we will be on air two days each week starting in the Autumn. We will keep you informed on our facebook page – Owenea F.M. and we intend to broadcast on line each weekend on

Sincere sympathy is extended to Francie Mc Loone, Narin Road, Glenties and Anne Mc Dyre, Maas, Glenties on the death last week of their sister Mary Mc Loone, who was buried in the New Graveyard on Saturday 10th August 2013 after11 a.m. Mass celebrated by Fr. Gerard Cunningham C.C. Fintown; also to the other members of the family and all the relatives and friends.

Sincere sympathy is extended to Mary Claire O’Donnell, The Co-op, Glenties and Clooney, Portnoo on the death of her brother, Fred, which took place recently; also to the other members of the family and all the relatives and friends.

The winners at the Bingo on Tuesday 6th August were – € 25 Winners – Mary Greene, Patsy Browne, C Cunningham, Charlie McGlynn, Margaret Murray and Sally McHugh; € 35 Winners – C. Cunningham, Susan Gildea and Annie Boyle; € 50 Winners – C Ferry, Liz Buckley, Eileen Gallagher, Willie Mc Neilis, Sophie McGeehan, Liz Buckley, Winnie Long, Emmet Byrne, Maura Kilbane, Maureen Gildea and Jack Gallagher; € 100 Winners – Peter Greene, Moya Gallagher, Rose Boyle, Paula McGeehan and Gracie O’Hare; € 300 Winner – Paddy Gill.

Glenties Community Centre:
Glenties Community Centre 087 267 9321 – Bingo every Tuesday night at 9 p.m. Snooker room will be open from 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. every day. Positions are available on the Glenties Community Centre Amalgamated C. E. Scheme commencing 26th September. For more information 087 969 5053. FÁS criteria apply.

Sheep Dog Trials:
Sheep Dog Trials will be held down the Church Road, beside the GAA field on Saturday 17th August at 4 p.m. and Sunday 18th August at 9 a.m.

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

Donegal Pro-Life Church Gate Collection:
A Donegal Pro-Life Church Gate Collection will be held on Wednesday 14th and Thursday 15th August.

The Annual Diocesan Pilgrimage to Our Lady’s Shrine, Knock will take place on Saturday 17th August during the Annual Novena in honour of Our Lady of Knock. Mass will be celebrated in the Basilica at 3 p.m. by Most Rev. Philip Boyce, Bishop of Raphoe.

Patrick MacGill Summer School Literary Awards 2013:

Junior Infants –

3rd – “The Best is the Bouncy Castle” Amanda Balama, Wood School, Ardara;
2nd “Swimming” Elle Gillespie, Meenagowan N.S., Lettermacaward;
1st “ Lego Men” Jack Lough, Gortnacart N.S. Ardara.

Senior Infants –

3rd “Eyes” Alicia Keyes, Meenagowan N.S., Lettermacaward;
2nd “Lego Heroes”- Adam Lough, Gortnacart N.S., Ardara;
1st “Milk and Cookies” Aoife Alsop, Wood School, Ardara

First Class –

3rd: “Match Day”- Alana Mc Neilis, St. Conal’s N.S., Narin
2nd: “A Big Surprise”Shay Ó Trávéir, Min Tine Dé N.S., Ardara
1st: “The Sun” Darragh Mc Hugh, Kilkenny N.S. Glenties;

Second Class –

3rd:‘Winter’ Aidan Mc Loone, Kilkenny N.S.
2nd ‘Sunny Day’ Odhrán Breslin, Scoil Mhuire, Glenties,
1st-Joint – ‘Daydream’- Charlie Bennett, St. Conal’s N.S., Narin & ‘The Leopard Cub’ Siubhán Ní Bhraonáin, Min Tine Dé N.S., Ardara;

Third Class –

3rd; “Ten things Found in a Farmer’s Pocket”- John Kennedy, Kilkenny N.S.
2nd- Joint “Darts” Nicole Breslin, St. Riaghan’s N.S. & “The Big Night” Callum Malone, Scoil Mhuire, Glenties,
1st “Sandy Feet” Jason Devenney, St. Mary’s N.S., Ardara

Fourth Class –

3rd – Joint “Water Splashing in Puddles” Sarah Morris, St. Safan’s N.S., Castlefin “The Moon” Oliver Long, Wood N.S., Ardara
2nd ‘Because I am a Cow’ Neil Francis Boyle, Scoil Mhuire, Glenties
1st ‘Bullying’ Lily Barrett Mc Hugh, Wood N.S., Ardara.

Fifth Class –

3rd: – Joint “Summer” Rachel Mc Loone, Kilkenny N.S. & ‘Lost on Holidays’ Conor Mc Crossan, St. Conal’s N.S., Narin.
2nd: – Joint “Starry Night” Cian O Donnell, St. Riaghan’s N.S & ‘Call of the Sea’ Lauren Furey, St. Riaghan’s N.S.
1st “Autumn” Jenna Breslin, Meentinadea N.S.

Sixth Class –

3rd – Joint “Rainbow” Saphron Long, Wood School & “Dreams” Sean Coughlan, Scoil Mhuire, Glenties,
2nd – Joint – ‘A Summer’s Walk’- Meabh Griffin, St. Riaghan’s N.S. &“Sandy Mile” Seoirse Toman, St. Mary’s N.S., Ardara
1st “Orphans” Laoise Ní Bhraonáin, Meentinadea N.S., Ardara.

Stories –

Junior Infants –

3rd “Monster in the Wardrobe” Toni Marie Mc Guinness, Kilkenny N.S., Glenties,
2nd “My Trip to Disneyland” Ellie May Gallagher, Edeninfagh N.S., Glenties,
1st “The Lost Caterpillar’ Ruth Mc Innes, St. Riaghan’s N.S., Glenties;

Senior Infants –

3rd “A Trip to the Theatre” Emma Mc Devitt, Scoil Mhuire, Glenties,
2nd “The Haunted Tower” Elijah Sangha, St. Riaghan’s N.S., Glenties,
1st“The Magic Car” Dervla Hegarty, Scoil Mhuire, Glenties,

First Class –

3rd “ My Adventure” Kelly Quinn, Edeninfagh N.S., Glenties,
2nd – Joint “Cliff Climbing” Cathal O Donnell, Kilkenny N.S. & ‘Dracula’ Eilis Boyle, St. Conal’s N.S., Narin,
1st“Elf, Rat and Princess” Leah Barrett Mc Hugh, Wood School, Ardara;

Second Class –

3rd – Joint “The Magic “Tree” Áine Mc Ging, Niall Mór N.S., Killybegs & “A Snowy Day” Emily Herron, Kilkenny N.S.
2nd “Being Old Can Be………” Lauren Mc Dyre, Meenagowan N.S.
1st “The Land of China” Will Mc Innes, St. Riaghan’s N.S., Glenties;

Third Class –

3rd – Joint “Brain Switch” Megan Doherty, Scoil Mhuire, Glenties & “A Week of my Life” Cillian Bonner, Meenagowan N.S.
2nd – Joint “A Tweet from Aliens” Kieran Barrett, St. Mary’s N.S., Ardara & ‘The Scarecrow’ Levente Takacs, Wood School, Ardara,
1st “I am the Worst Witch Ever” Niamh O ‘Donnell, Kilkenny N.S.

Fourth Class –

4th ‘The Easter Treasure’ Lee Mc Hugh, St. Conal’s N.S., Narin,
3rd – Joint ‘The Genie and the Gingerbread Man” Odhran Mc Callig, Edeninfagh N.S., Glenties & “Accused” Ciara Nic Geiteagáin, Doochary N.S.
2nd – Joint “The Deadman’s Swamp” Beth Gill, Scoil Mhuire, Glenties & “The Magical D.V.D” Emma Doherty, Scoil Mhuire, Glenties,
1st “Annie the Witch” Aodhán Gavigan, Scoil Mhuire, Glenties;

Fifth Class Stories –

3rd -Joint “The Farm Yard” James Gildea, St. Riaghan’s N.S. ‘The Rag Dolls Story’ Molly Byrne, Scoil Mhuire, Glenties; Joint
2nd “The Birthday Present’ Meallagh Kelly, St. Mary’s N.S., Ardara & “Rise and Shine” David Roog, Scoil Mhuire, Glenties;
1st:“A Grand Performance” Ronan Breslin, Scoil Mhuire, Glenties;

Sixth Class Stories –

4th “Lá sa Chathair” Jake Ward Mahony, Edeninfagh N.S.
3rd “An Gorta Mór” Aoife Nic Giteagáin, Doochary N.S. 2nd Joint “Lily Ragdoll” Mark O ‘Donnell, Scoil Mhuire, Glenties & ‘Moonlight’ Caoimhe O ‘Donnell, St. Riaghan’s N.S.
1st ‘The Last Day’ Leah Mc Innes, St. Riaghan’s N.S.

Secondary Schools – ‘

Moondance’ Zachary Gillespie, St. Columba’s Comprehensive School, Glenties;

Adult Poetry –

Highly Commended “ Back to Britain on the Mail Train” James O ‘Donnell, Dublin
3rd “Silent Feelings” Seamus Mc Crudden, Ballybofey;
2nd “The Cloister” Dick Carmody, Tralee,
1st ‘Postscript to Hopkin’s God’s Grandeur” Anna Colhoun, Donegal.

Glenties Notes 7th March 2013

Leprechaun World Record on St. Patrick’s Day:
“Glenties will again try to achieve this record. This year “Gathering 2013 “is the theme, and the number of Leprechaun we are looking for. If you need part of a costume, or a full costume, please let us know sizes for adults, and ages for children, by emailing 2013 or calling into Keeney’s Bar or Glenbrook Embroidery, Main Street, or on Full costumes are € 10, part costumes € 5. Those who took part last year and have their costumes will be registering on the day and their registration fee is € 2. Costumes ordered will be given out on the day, and all monies will be collected on the day. A great day is planned, so please come out and support”

Golden Wedding:
Congratulations and best wishes to Micheal and Bridget Byrne, Glen Road, Glenties, who celebrated their 50th Wedding Anniversary on Tuesday 26th February.

Naomh Conaill Presentation Dinner Dance:
Naomh Conaill Presentation Dinner Dance will take place in the Highlands Hotel on Friday 8th March at 8 p.m. Music by ‘The Gate Crashers’. Jim Mc Guinness and a number of All Ireland Players will be in attendance. Tickets € 30 are available from the Craft Gallery, the Co-op., Highlands Hotel, and Maxwell’s, Ballinamore.

The Late Owenie Gallagher:
The death took place in Letterkenny Hospital on Saturday 23rd February 2013 of Owenie Gallagher, Mully, Glenties. His Remains were brought to his home on Sunday and to St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Tuesday morning. Fr. Pat Prendergast celebrated Requiem Mass. Family members did the Readings, Prayers of the Faithful and brought the Gifts to the Altar. Burial took place in the New Graveyard Glenties. Owenie is survived by one sister, Bridget Sweeney, Letterilly, Glenties, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends to whom sincere sympathy is extended. His brother Johnnie died in August 2011. Four sisters, Mary, Annie, Kitty and Maggie and another brother, Paddy also predeceased him.

Sincere sympathy is extended to Fiona Mc Dwyer, Station Road, Glenties on the death of her father, Michael Carey, Buncrana, which took place on Friday 1st March; also to all the relatives and friends.

Sincere sympathy is extended to Josie Gallagher (formerly Mc Elhinney, Glenties) on the death of her husband, James (Daniel) Gallagher, Meenaharry, Ardara, which took place last week; also to all the relatives and friends.

Glenties Community Centre:
Anyone wanting to rent a room in the hall ring 087 2679321. Bingo every Tuesday 9 p.m. Every Line € 50; Every House € 100; Jackpot; on 5th March is € 5,400 on 45 numbers, if not won € 300 paid out. In-house draws. Snooker Room will be open every evening except Tuesday 4 p.m. – 10 p.m. Snooker Room – Tuesday 4p.m – 8 p.m. Snooker Room – Saturday & Sunday 12 noon – 10 p.m.

Glenties After School:
The Afterschool is hoping to run an extra Sports Session on a Monday from 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. (sports are held in the gym behind Scoil Mhuire). School pick-up from Scoil Mhuire is available, and your child will receive a healthy snack and drink on arrival. If you wish to send your child please contact Bridie or Kellie  9551907.

Áras Sheagháin Bhain Seachtain na Gaeilige:
Tá réimse leathan de leabharthaí Gaeilge ar fail de pháisti agus de dhaoiní fásta do sheachtain na Gaeilge. Buailigí isteach agus bígí páirteach. Béidh Oíche Ghaelach san Áras oiche Aoine an 15ú Márta ag toiseacht ar a 8 i.n. Ceol le Fergas Mac Aoidh agus a chaired. Fáilte roimh achan nduine.

Grand Old Oprey Tribute Night:
Grand Old Oprey Tribute night in Nesbitt Arms Hotel, Ardara Friday 8th. March at 10.00pm. Jiving competition and dancing. Donation at door. All proceeds to our local radio station Owenea F. M.