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Glenties Notes 13th June 2013

Wedding:
Congratulations to Paul Hegarty, Ard Patrick, Glenties and Joanne Mc Connell, Milford who were married in Milford on Saturday last.

Sympathy:
Sincere sympathy is extended to Sheila Mc Garvey, Mill Road, Glenties and Breege Mc Morrow, Main Street on the death recently of their brother, Michael Breslin, Corr Point Lettermacaward; also to all other relatives and friends.

Bingo:
The winners at the Bingo in the Community Centre, Glenties on Tuesday 4th June 2013 were – € 25 winners – Mary Gallagher, Christine McCool, Anne Whyte and Mary Kennedy; € 35 winners – Mary Gallagher, Hugh Gallagher and Eileen Gallagher; € 50 winners – Mary Gallagher, Fay Moore, Carol Sweeney, Bernie Martin, Kitty McGlynn, Breege Roarty, Rosemary Whelan, Denise McGuire, Isabelle McLoone, Kathleen Kenny, Maura Gallagher, May Kennedy, Dympna Morgan, Brown Kidd; Kathleen Morrow, Eileen Gallagher and Mary Duffy; € 100 winners – Bridie Boyle, Bernadette Gallagher, Mary Duffy and Bella Boyle;.€ 150 winner – Annie Kennedy; € 300 winner – Rose Boyle.

Glenties Community Centre:
Bingo every Tuesday night at 9 p.m. Every Line € 50, every House €100. Jackpot, if not won, will be € 6,900 on Tuesday18th June. If not won € 300 will be paid out. In-house draws. Anyone wishing to rent a room in the Community Centre please ring 087 2679321. Snooker room in the Glenties Community Centre will be open from 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. from Thursday 30th June. Glenties Community Centre Amalgamated has a vacant position on their C. E. scheme. For further inquires contact 0879695053.

Cúrsa Dioplóma sa Ghailge:
Beidh Cúrsa Dioplóma sa Ghailge ar siúl in Áras Sheagháin Bháin i Meán Fómhair 2013 ag brath ar éileamh. Má tá suim agat sa dioplóma téigh i dteagmháil les an Áras go luath, Luan go hAoine, 9.30 – 5.00 i.n., ag 9546071.

Charity Walk / Run:
The Annie Behan 10 k. Walk / Run in aid of Donegal Hospice will take place on Saturday 15th June 2013; leaving The Highlands Hotel, Glenties at 11.30 a.m. Donations welcome. Please Support. Contact Joe on 087 6766087 for more information.

Playground Collection:
The Annual Playground Collection takes place next weekend 15th and 16th June. We ask you for your generous support for the upkeep and insurance of this enjoyable amenity in our town.

Glenties Notes 1st May 2013

Sympathy:
Sincere sympathy is extended to Patrick, Leo and Jamsie Byrne, Maas, Glenties on the death in England recently of their nephew, Kevin Byrne and his wife in a motorbike accident; also to all other relatives and friends. Kevin was a son of the late Michael Byrne.

Sincere sympathy is extended to May Kennedy, Kilraine on the death of her daughter Carmel Cawley, Ashbourne, Co. Meath, which took place on Friday 26th April 2013; also to Carmel’s brother, Joseph and family, Kilraine her sisters Marie, Celine and Margaret, her husband and family and all other relatives and friends.

Sincere sympathy is extended to the relatives and friends of Rose Mc Monagle (nee Doherty, Beaghmore, Fintown) who died in Maynooth and was buried in Fintown last week.

Glenties Community Centre:
Bingo every Tuesday night at 9 p.m. Every Line € 50, every House €100. Jackpot, if not won, will be € 6,300 on Tuesday 7th May. If not won € 300 will be paid out. In-house draws. Anyone wishing to rent a room in the Community Centre please ring 087 2679321.

Snooker:
Snooker Room opened from 4 p.m. – 10 p.m. daily except Tuesday. It closes at 8 p.m. on Tuesday. On Saturday and Sunday – Snooker Room opened from 12.noon to 10 p.m.

Parish Pastoral Councils – “Setting up a Parish Pastoral Council in Glenties”:
The Presentation which was due to take place this weekend has had to be postponed indefinitely, due to the illness of one of the presenters. We will rearrange the talk at a later date.

Official Opening of Playground:
The Glenties Community Playground will be officially opened by Fr. Pat Prendergast next Saturday 4th May at 2.30 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Bingo Winners:
The winners at the Bingo in The Community Centre, Glenties on Tuesday 23rd April 2013 were – € 25 winners – Liz Buckley, Bridie Doherty, Mary Gallagher and Eileen Gallagher; € 40 winner – Kathleen Boyle; € 50 winners – Fiona
Gallagher, Mary Gallagher, Fiona Gallagher, Diane Duffy, Liz Buckley, Eimear Doherty, Breege Mc Carron, Breege Roarty, Kathy Connell, Margaret Byrne and Helen Mc Dyre; € 100 winners – Bridie Boyle, Anne Quinn, Kathleen Martin, Winnie Long, Norah Mc Hugh, Kathy Connell, Catriona Burke and Helen Mc Dyre; € 300 winner – Norah Gallagher.

St. Riaghan’s National School Cake, Book and Bric-a –Brac Sale:
The Parents Association at St. Riaghan’s National School will hold a combined Cake, Book and Bric-a-Brac Sale to raise funds for the school, in the Community Centre, on Saturday 4th May from 6 p.m. to 8.30 p.m. Please come along to nab a tasty bake, a thumping good read or something completely unexpected… Your support would be greatly appreciated.

Fundraising Family Fun Day:
Relay for Life – Team Smiles and miles are hosting a Fundraising Family Fun Day and BBQ in Ard Patrick on Sunday 5th May at 4.30 p.m. An Evening the whole family can enjoy, with Bouncy Castles, Face Painting, Live Music and Prizes. All donations welcome; all proceeds in aid of the Irish Cancer Society’s Relay for Life, Donegal.

Fintown Festival:
The Fintown Festival takes place from Friday 31st May until Monday 3rd June. Some of the main events are – Leisure Cycle in association with Tír Chonaill Gap C.C.; 5K Donegal Grand Prix Event – Walk / Jog / Run; Vintage Tractor Run by Mid-West Vintage Club; Fire Works Display on the Banks of Lough Finn; Hills and Glen Honda Run.

Mass in Rossnowlagh:
A bus will leave Mc Guinness’ Café at 6.00 p.m. on Tuesday 7th May and every first Tuesday for Mass in Rossnowlagh. The organisers wish to make an appeal for more people to join them.

General Workers Wanted:
General workers and an administrator wanted for Glenties Tidy Town community employment scheme commencing June 10th 2013. Contact 086 1209524 for further information.

Table Quiz:
Glenties Foróige Club is hosting a Table Quiz in the Community Centre, Glenties on Friday 3rd May at 7.30p.m. Adults € 5, Juniors € 3. Your support would be greatly appreciated. All welcome!

Collection:
The Church Gate Collection for the Kidney Association, taken up recently, amounted to € 680. Thank you to everyone who made a contribution.

Glenties Notes 7th July 2012

Sympathy:
Sincere sympathy is extended to the Mc Dyre and Early families on the recent death of their uncle, Eddie Moore, Loughfad; also to all his relatives and friends.

The Late Annie Devenney:
The death took place in Letterkenny Hospital on Monday 25th June 2012 of Annie Devenney, Ard Patrick, Glenties. Her Remains were brought to St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Tuesday afternoon. Fr. Shane Gallagher celebrated Requiem Mass on Wednesday morning. Readings were by family friends. Burial took place afterwards in the New Graveyard. Annie’s sister, May, with whom she lived all her life, predeceased her in 2006 and her brother-in-law, John Gallagher in 2004. Annie would have been 90 years on the 12th of July.

The Late Kate Quinn:
The death took place in Letterkenny Hospital on Friday 22nd June 2012 of Kate Quinn, Ardara and formerly of Main Street Glenties. Her Requiem Mass was celebrated in the Church of the Holy Family, Ardara and burial took place in the New Graveyard, Glenties. She is survived by one son Kevin, his wife Treas and two granddaughters, Hilary and Marjorie, who reside in the USA, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends to whom sincere sympathy is extended. Her husband Frank predeceased her in 1967. Kate (nee Roarty) a native of Drimnacrosh, Glenties was 92 years of age. She and her husband Frank opened the first Chip Shop in the town, in the house below the Bridge, where Good Earth now trades.

Patrick MacGill Summer School:
The Patrick MacGill Summer School takes place in Glenties from Sunday 22nd July until Friday 27th July. The Theme this year is ‘Reforming and Rebuilding Our State’. For further information www.macgillsummerschool.com

Bingo:
The winners at the Bingo in the Community Centre, Glenties on Tuesday 26th June were – Jimmy Quinn won € 300; Anthony Burke, Bruckless won € 150; Emma Sweeney, Ardara, Nora Mc Hugh, Sheila Kenny, Letterbarrow, Rosaleen Melly, Maas, Cathy Connell, Kilclooney, Patsy Browne, Fiona Boyle, Bridie Doherty and Josie Martin won € 100 each. Anne Furey, Martin Mc Taggart, Portnoo, Fidelma Burke, Bruckless, Jerry Doherty, Carmel Fitzgerald, Bridie Doherty, Paula Hegarty, James Gallagher and Kathleen Griffin won € 50 each; Emma Sweeney, Ardara, Michael Sweeney and Willie Mc Nelis won € 25 each.

Job Club Programme:
There will be a Job Club programme on in the Glenties Community Centre from 1st – 24th August 2012. Please telephone Eleanor or Lareina on 0719858959.

Graveyard Sunday:
Mass will be celebrated in the New Graveyard, Glenties next Sunday 8th July at 3 p.m. Mass will be celebrated in Edeninfagh Graveyard at 3 p.m. on Sunday 5th August.

Collection:
The Annual Irish Wheelchair Church Gate Collection will be taken up next weekend.

Collection Thanks:
The Care of the Aged Church Gate Collection for the Glenties Day Centre amounted to € 895 in Glenties and € 134 in Edeninfagh. The Committee would like to thank everyone for their generosity.

The Glenties Playground:
The Committee would like to thank everyone who gave so generously to their recent Church Gate Collection. The amount raised was € 640 and this will be used for the maintenance and insurance of the Playground.

Slimming World:
Slimming World in the Highlands Hotel, Glenties on Thursdays from 7.30 p.m. For further information ring Donna on 087 6264618. “New Consultant from 12th July.

Glenties Notes 14th December 2011

Straboy Wind Farm
A public Awareness Meeting to discuss the Implications and Possible Drawbacks to the Residents and the Local Areas in regard to the Straboy Wind Farm will take place in the Highlands Hotel, Glenties on Sunday 18th December at 7.30 p.m.

The New Playground
The Committee of the New Playground, Glen Road would like to thank everyone who supported their recent Draw. Your support is very much appreciated. Prize winners were – 1st prize – John J. Mc Loone, Mully; 2nd Prize – Cian Doherty, Narin Road; 3rd Prize – Barbara Boyle, Glen Road; 4th Prize – Anna Mc Namee, Aghyaran and 5th Prize – Adrian Nesbitt, c/o Highlands Hotel.

Christmas Confessions
Confessions with a number of visiting Priests will take place in Glenties on Monday 19th December at 8.p.m. Tuesday 20th December in Fintown & Kilclooney at 8 p.m. and Ardara on Wednesday 21st December at 8 p.m.

Care of the Aged Collection
The Care of the Aged annual Church Gate Collection will take place before all the Masses next weekend Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th December.

Preparation Programme for First Holy Communion
A Parish based Preparation Programme for First Holy Communion called – “Do This in Memory” will begin next Sunday 18th December at 11 a.m. Mass, The Programme is for children making their First Holy Communion on 28th April 2012. The Liturgy next Sunday will be prepared by the Parents of the Children and it will involve an Enrolment Ceremony for both the Parents and the Children. A Special Area called the Kid Zone will be marked off in the Church for the Parents and the Children. This Programme will continue on one Sunday every month from January until June.

Bingo
Bingo takes place in the Community Centre, Glenties every Tuesday night at 9.00 p.m. Doors open at 8.00 p.m. Every Line is € 50, every House is € 100 and the Jackpot is € 400. Christmas spot prizes will be given out on Tuesday 20th December and New Year prizes will be given out on 27th December. Snooker Tables open every evening except Tuesday from 6 p.m. – 10 p.m. The Committee would like to thank everyone for their continued support and wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

The winners at the Big Bingo on Tuesday 6th December were – Fidelma Burke won the Jackpot of € 2,000. T. Boyle, Majella Boyle, May Kennedy, Peter Duffy, Patsy Martin, Imelda Gallagher, Ann Breslin, Patricia Campbell and Lisa Coughlan won € 300 each. Ann Mc Hugh and Packie Sweeney won € 150 each. Imelda Gallagher, Yvonne Doherty, Caroline Kee, Paula Hegarty, Cathy Gildea, Patsy Martin, Darragh Gallagher, Anne Furey, James Quinn and Charlie Mc Hugh won € 100 each. Mary Whelan and Elizabeth Buckley won € 50 each. Anne Quinn and Anthony Burke won € 25 each.

Glenties Notes 23rd June 2011

Charity Walk in aid of Donegal Hospice
A Walk in aid of Donegal Hospice will take place on Saturday 25th June. It will leave the Highlands Hotel at 10.45 a.m. taking in Doobin, Meenahalla, and Glen Road and back to the Highlands Hotel for light refreshments. Everyone is welcome. For more details contact Joe on 087 6766087.

Bingo
The winners at the Bingo in the Community Centre, Glenties on Tuesday 14th June were – Bernie Fitzpatrick won the Jackpot of € 400. Mamie Mc Geehan, Sally Mc Hugh, Sarah Mc Glynn, Breegín Keeney, Lettie Doherty, Liz Buckley, Annie Mc Ginley, Breege Gallagher, Rosbeg and Annie Mc Ginley won € 100 each. Lisa Coughlan, Bernadette Mc Glynn, Rose Mc Fadden, Liz Buckley, Teresa Molloy, Liz Buckley, Majella Boyle, Dim Melly, Kathleen Mc Cabe, Binbane, Michael Langan and Packie Sweeney, Rosbeg won € 50 each. Abbie Bonner won € 30.

“Cash for Clobber”
Scoil Mhuire will be having their final “Cash for Clobber” collection for this school term here in the school on Friday 24th June. They are collecting – unwanted clothing for adults and children; paired shoes, hats and scarves, handbags and belts, curtains and linens. For each bag the school collects they will receive € 4. Scoil Mhuire would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your support throughout the year.

Thanks
The Playground Committee would like to thank everyone who contributed to their recent Church Gate Collection. The amount collected was € 714.

Universal Song
An evening of Uplifting Music and Song will take place in St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Sunday 26th June at 7 p.m. The programme will present songs and music to uplift the soul, performed by, Parish of Glenties Youth Choir, Scoil Chonaill Bunbeg Choir, Scoil Mhuire, Glenties, St. Conal’s, Kilclooney Choir and St. Bridget’s Choir, Lettermacaward. The concert will also feature performances by various Soloists, and promises to be a fantastic evening. Admission is by donation and all money raised will go to Letterkenny General Hospital’s Ophthalmic Department to help fund an OCT Scanner. This is a type of scanner which helps diagnose early eye disease in people with diabetes, age related macular degeneration, and in glaucoma, and could prevent sight loss. It is a most worthy cause and we ask that you all come along and show your support. You are promised some top class entertainment.

Care of the Aged Collection
The Annual Care of the Aged Collection will be taken up next weekend, Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th June.

Mobile Heart Screening Service
Naomh Conaill are organising a Mobile Heart Screening Service on 9th July at the Club grounds. This Screening Service will be run by ‘Healthy Hearts Healthy Lives’- who provide cardiac screening to help prevent sudden deaths in young people who may have Sudden Adult Death Syndrome. Target Age Group: 14yrs – 35yrs (Places Limited). Cost is €45.00/ea (payable at time of booking). For bookings / Further Information contact: Martin Mc Dyer on 087 2789327 or Rosaleen Doherty on 087 6235023.