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Glenties Notes 3rd March 2011

The Late James Boyle
The death took place in the Donegal Hospice, Letterkenny, on Thursday 17th February 2011 of James Boyle, Glen Road, Glenties. His Remains were brought to his home on Friday and to St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Sunday morning. Requiem Mass was celebrated by Fr. Shane Gallagher C.C. Glenties. Family members did the Readings, Prayers of the Faithful and brought the Gifts to the Altar. Music and singing was by Pat and John F. O’ Donnell. Burial took place in the New Graveyard. James is survived by his wife, Gracie, daughters, Rosemary, Caroline, Grainne and Emma, sons, James, Charlie and Marty, brother, Charlie, sisters, Lena, Mary and Bernadette, aunts, Bridget Mc Groarty, Birmingham and Teresa Breslin, Ardara, grandchildren, in-laws, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends to whom sincere sympathy is extended.

Sympathy
Sincere sympathy is extended to all the relatives and friends of Packie Craig, Lucan, Dublin, (formerly of Buncrubog, Glenties); to his wife, Mary (formerly Ward, Mill Road, Glenties) and family; to his brothers, Terence, Station Road, and Joe, Ard Mc Gill, Glenties, sisters, Julia Molloy, Buncrubog and Mary Doherty, Stranaglough, Glenties. Sincere sympathy is extended to Martin Regan and family, Mill Road, Glenties, on the death of Martin’s mother, Una Regan, Co. Mayo, which took place last week.

Sincere sympathy is extended to Sean Boyle and family, Ard Patrick, Glenties on the death of Sean’s brother, Joseph Boyle, Kilcar, which took place in Killybegs Hospital last weekend.

Glenties Golf Society
At a well attended meeting in the Highlands Hotel, the following were elected to run the Glenties Golf Society for 2011 – Captain- Patrick Gallagher; Vice-Captain- Columba Gavigan; Secretary – Pat Connaghan; Treasurer – Harold Reid; Competitions and Handicaps – John Molloy and PRO – Sean Connaughton. A fixture list will be available shortly with the first outing in Narin Portnoo on Saturday 26th March. A weekend outing in early summer is also being planned. All golfers from the Glenties area are asked to join and it is also the hope that the lady membership will increase.

Naomh Conaill Ladies Registration for 2011
Registration will take place this Friday Night 4th March in the Club House from 8 p.m. – 9 p.m. All those intending to play or be involved with any team need to be registered. A parent or guardian needs to attend for underage players. New members are welcome. Fee is € 51.00, for adult players € 36 for U 18 players and € 21 for U 10 players. For Non players the fee is € 26 (this applies to all managers, mentors, coaches, refs. or any one helping on the sideline).

Bingo
Winners at the Bingo in the Community Centre, Glenties on Tuesday 22nd February were – Mary Meehan won the Jackpot of € 400. Mary Farrell, Paddy Mc Gill, Mickey Doherty, Kilcar, Owen Ward, Breege Gallagher, B. Fletcher, Anne Kennedy, Mrs. Monaghan and Hazel Staunton won € 100 each. Ann Whyte, Margaret Murray, Hugo O’Donnell, Gracie O’ Hara, Josie Martin, Ann Mc Hugh, John Boyle, Nora Gallagher, Angela Martin and Hazel Staunton won € 50 each. Kathleen Griffin, May Kennedy, Brenda Reid and Anne Bonner won € 25 each.

Security: Community Alert
Pensioners wishing to apply for – Socially Monitored Alarms, Monitored Smoke Detectors, Monitored Carbon Monoxide Detectors, Supply and Installation of External Security Lighting, please contact before the 31st March any of the following – Michael Glynn Tel. 9551593, Nora Breslin Tel. 9551192 or John Gormley Tel. 9551258.

Kilkenny N.S.
Parents who wish to enrol their children in Kilkenny N. S. in September 2011 are asked to contact the school for an application form. Tel. 074 9544270.

Beginner Adult Guitar Class
Guitar Classes for adult beginners have commenced in the Highlands Hotel, Glenties on Wednesday 2nd March at 9.00 p.m. Contact Denise on 087-7687694.

Glenties Notes 11th November 2010

New Arrivals
Congratulations to Danielle and Gavin Kelly, Strabane on the birth recently of their twins, a boy (Conn) and a girl (Sive).  Danielle is a daughter of Peter and Olive Mc Kelvey, Station Road, Glenties.

Sympathy
Sincere sympathy is extended to Teresa O’Donnell and family, Derries, Glenties on the death last week of her niece, Rita Mc Dyre, Drimarone.

Sincere sympathy is extended to the relatives and friends of Josie Mc Devitt, Meenavale, Glenties, who died at his home last week.

Glenties Classes
Kickboxing / Jujitsu – All levels welcome – Male & Female.  Classes taken by Edward Wallace (Blackbelt).  Juniors 7.30 – 8.30p.m.  Seniors – 8.30 – 9.30 p.m.

Circuits / Boxercise Fitness Classes:  Juniors 7.00 – 8.00 p.m. Adult Female Classes 8.00 – 9.30 p.m.  All classes are in Scoil Mhuire Gym.  The cost is € 4 per class.  Each additional class is half price.  For further information contact Aoife Mc Donnell at 087 1245587.

Glenties Variety Concert
A Variety Concert in aid of Glenties Church of Ireland will be held in the Highlands Hotel, Glenties on Friday 12th November, starting at 8 p.m.  Light refreshments will be served after the concert, followed by dancing to George Bustard, so come along, support this worthy cause and have a good night out for only  € 10.

Art Classes
Johnny Boyle Art Classes have begun on Tuesday evenings in the Highlands Hotel at 8. 00 p.m.

The Raphoe Diocesan Society
The Annual Diocesan Mass for the Deceased Members of The Raphoe Diocesan Society will be celebrated by Bishop Philip Boyce in St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Thursday 16th November at 7.30 p.m.

Friends of Letterkenny Hospital
The Friends of Letterkenny Hospital would like to thank all those who gave so generously to their recent Church Gate Collection.  A total of € 719.00 was collected.

Flu Vaccine
The Flu Vaccine is now available at the Glenties Health Centre.  It is recommended to all those aged over 65 years, those under 65 years with chronic health conditions, and those who are pregnant.  If you would like to avail of this service please contact the Health Centre, Glenties at 9551330 to make an appointment.

Security: Community Alert
Pensioners wishing to apply for Socially Monitored Alarms / Security Lights or Monitored Smoke Detectors are asked to contact any member of the Community Alert Committee or telephone Nora Breslin at 9551192, Michael Glynn at 9551593 or John Gormley at 9551258.

Harvest Fair TV Now Live!

The cameras are in place the Harvest Fair is about to start and Harvest Fair TV is now Live.

With special thanks to Swift Security for supplying and installing the cameras on the street we now have better than ever coverage of the Harvest Fair Festival.

All the cameras can be viewed on one page http://www.glenties.ie/glenties-tv/ All the cameras may not always  be broadcasting but there should be at least one camera broadcasting at a time. Each event will be recorded and can be viewed again at a later date on the ustream page.

Some of the events that we hope to be showing live are:

Thursday 9th
8pm – Official Opening with Special Guest – Donegal senior football manager Jim Mc Guinness.
Music To Follow after with – “Shaun Mc Monagle”
Saturday 11th
5:30pm – Ceili Dancing on Main Street. Music by Tory Sound

7pm – Annual Harvest Fair 10K Road Race in aid of Donegal Mountain Rescue. €10 entry fee. For more info contact Brendan on 086 3530537

8pm – Live Music by De-Railed on Main Street
Sunday 12th
2:30pm – Iron Stomach Competition. An event in which people dare to eat the uneatable

3pm – Live Music by Rambling Fever on Main Street

4pm – Float and Band Parade. Cash Prizes for best float, Kids Fancy Dress, Individual Fancy Dress. For more information contact 086 8656312

6pm – Live Music by Knights of Leon on Main Street. Kings of Leon tribute band.

Monday 13th
10am – Busking in Aid of the Alzheimer’s Society of Ireland Donegal Branch