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Glenties Notes 15th November 2013

Christmas Day Bingo:
Bingo will be on Christmas Day at the earlier time of 7p.m. instead of on Christmas Eve this year in the Glenties Community Centre.

Bingo winners 5/11/2013 in Glenties Community Centre – were € 20 winners – Renee McGill, Margaret Gallagher and Mary Duffy; € 25 Winners – Irene Langan, Sean Gallagher, Breid Boyle, Yvonne Doherty, Marian Ward, Nancy Dorrian, Aoife McCardle, Bridie Doherty and Lisa Coughlan; € 40 winner – Mary Geasley; € 50 winners – Imelda Gallagher, Patsy Martin Breege Roarty, Ann McDyre, Emer O’Donnell, Sarah McDyre, Bernadette Gallagher and Marie Boyle;. €100 winners – Brown Kid, Kathleen Boyle, Eoghan Harkin, Rose McGroarty, Anthony Burke and Anne Furey; €300 Winner -Rosaleen Melly.

Bingo Winners on 29/10/2013 were – €20 winners – Patrick Gallagher, Breege Boyle and Joan Rodgers; €25 winners – Ann Kennedy, Nora Gallagher, Charlie McGlynn and Patsy McDyre; €50 winners – Fiona Gallagher, Sally McHugh, Kay McGeehan, Maura Kilbane, Anne Quinn, Gerry Doherty, Joan Rodgers, Margaret Brennan, Isobel McLoone and Anne Kennedy; .€100 winners – Amanda ‘Connor, Gerry Doherty, Rose McGroarty, Joan Rodgers, Bernadette Gallagher, Bean Boyle, Lisa Coughlan, Sarah Gill, Rose McFadden; €300 winner – Christine McCool.

Congratulations to Liam Martin, Glenties, on his graduation at Athlone Institute of Technology with First Class Honours in Business. Liam is a son of Patsy and Bernie Martin, Church Road, Glenties and is a past pupil of Scoil Mhuire and St. Columba’s Comprehensive School, Glenties

Sincere sympathy is extended to the relatives and friends of Peter Mc Mahon, Fintown, who died recently.

Sincere sympathy is extended to the wife, family, relatives and friends of Pat Molloy, Mill Road, Glenties, who died on Tuesday 5th November and was buried on Thursday.

Sincere sympathy is extended to the relatives and friends of Marina Mc Ghee, Kentucky, Ardara, (formerly Gildea of Mill Road, Glenties) who died on Saturday 9th November 2013 and was buried in Ardara on Monday.

World Remembrance Day for Victims of Road Traffic Accidents:
The 11 a.m. Mass on Next Sunday -17th November will be celebrated for this intention. If you would like to have a friend or relative remembered at this Mass, please telephone Anne Mannering 089 974 6050.

The Sacrament of Confirmation will be administered in St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Sunday 18th May 2014 at 11 a.m.

Trocaire Syria Appeal:
The numbers are staggering 8.4 million people in urgent need of vital humanitarian aid; 5.8 million people forced to abandon their homes; 1.8 million people seeking shelter in neighbouring countries. Behind each of those figures are real people, people who have lost everything and urgently need your help. Trócaire is helping to bring vital aid to the people who need it most. We are working with local partners to provide food, shelter, clean water, and other basic needs for women, children, and men, forced to flee their homes. Already, over 255, 855 Syrian refugees have benefited from our support; but this crisis is deteriorating so rapidly that we are appealing for you to help us reach even more people.100% of every donation received to our Syria emergency appeal will go directly to our response to this devastating crisis. ”A Special Collection for Trócaire’s Syria Appeal will be taken up at all Masses next weekend.

Glenties Community Centre:
Bingo in the Glenties Community Centre every Tuesday night at 9 p.m. Every line is €50, every house is €100. Jackpot if not won, will be €9000 on the 19/11/2013, if not won on the night €300, will be paid out. In house draws. Bingo will be on Christmas Day this year instead of Christmas Eve.

Bowls: Bowls in the Centre every Monday night at 8 p.m.
Tai Chi: Tai Chi is on in the centre on Wednesday night at 8pm.
Drama Classes for children: Helen O’Grady Academy Drama classes for children are on every Thursday evening from 5 p.m.
Snooker: Snooker room is open from 4 p.m. – 10 p.m. every evening. Bookings for the Community Centre contact 087 2679321.

Positions Available:
There are still positions available on the Glenties Community Centre Amalgamated C.E. scheme. D.S.P. criteria apply. For more information contact 087 9695053.

Parish Social:
The Glenties Parish Social will take place on Sunday 1st December in the Highlands Hotel, commencing at 3 p.m. with Mass. A warm welcome is extended to all our Senior Citizens. The Committee would appreciate any Donations or Raffle Prizes towards the running costs of the event.

Naomh Connaill C.L.G.:
The Club’s “Strictly Come Jiving” will take place on Saturday 23rd November in the Highlands Hotel at 8 p.m. Tickets, priced €15, are now on sale from the Highlands Hotel, The Inniskeel Co-Op, Maxwell’s, Ballinamore and from any of the dancers.

Cake Sale:
Glenties Day Care Centre will hold a Cake and Craft Sale in The Community Centre next Sunday 17th November after 11a.m. Mass. Please support this worthy cause.

Glenties Notes 14th November 2012

Best Wishes:
Good Luck and Best Wishes to Jim Mc Guinness who will soon be taking up his new post with Glasgow Celtic.

Iniskeel Community Games (Glenties / Fintown):
We are looking for volunteers to help manage or train the young boys and girls for team and individual events in next year’s activities e.g.-Basketball, Gaelic Football, Soccer, Quiz, Dance, Music and Drama etc. In 2012 fifty seven medals were won in our area, Chairman, Darragh Gallagher won the ‘Youth Volunteer Award’ and we also won ‘The New Area Award.’ We would like to build on this achievement in 2013. The Community Games give the young people an opportunity to take part in, and compete in a wide rang of activities at County, Provincial and National levels. If you are interested in joining us, please contact Darragh on 087 2121036 or Shauna on 087 7080567 so that we can organise for next year as soon as possible. We would like to thank all those who helped out in2012, Martin Regan, Seanie Mc Devitt, James Gallagher, the parents and committee members.

The Sacrament of Confirmation will be administered in St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Sunday12th May 2013 at 11.00 a.m.

The winners at the Bingo in Glenties on Tuesday 6th November were – Mary Kennedy won the Jackpot of € 300; Breege Roarty won € 200; Anne Furey, Mary Duddy, Patricia White, Sarah Gallagher, Maria Boyle, and Rose Mc Godden won € 100 each; Eimear Doherty won € 60; Nora Mc Hugh, Martin Furey, Eileen Gallagher, Margaret Boyle, Breid Boyle, Anna Cannon, Teresa Campbell, Mary Furey, Fiona Gallagher, Rose Boyle, Cissy Meehan, Ann Mc Donald, Sally Mc Hugh and Breid Mc Cabe won € 50 each; Bernie Martin, Martin Furey, Brenda Reid and Sally Mc Guigan won € 25 each.

The Glenties Parish Social:
The Annual Parish Social for all the Senior Citizens of the area will take place on Sunday 2nd December at 3.00 p.m. in the Highlands Hotel. The support of the Public would be very much appreciated from 5.30 p.m. onwards.

The Glenties Community Centre Committee announce a Draw to help with the funding of the renovations. Lines for the draw can be purchased in most businesses in the town. 1st Prize is a 32″ HD Ready Freeview LCD TV; 2nd Prize is a € 100 Christmas Hamper; 3rd Prize is a € 50 Christmas Drinks Hamper; 4th Prize is a € 30 Meal Voucher for the Highlands Hotel; and 5th Prize is a Bottle of Whiskey. Your support will be greatly appreciated.

World Remembrance Day for Victims of Road Traffic Accidents:
The 11 a.m. Mass on next Sunday -18th November will be celebrated for this intention.

Two Hand & Céilí Classes:
Two Hand & Céilí Classes with Connie Mc Kelvey will take place in the Highlands Hotel, every Wednesday night from 8 p.m. – 10 p.m. Beginners welcome.

The Molloy Family, Station Road, Glenties would like to say a Big Thank You to everyone who gave to the Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind collection on the 6th October last. The amount collected was € 858. Thank You.

The “Self – Help for Africa” collection which was taken up on October 20th amounted to € 640. Thank you to all who supported this worthy cause.