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Glenties Notes 14th November 2014

Sympathy:
Sincere sympathy is extended to Gerry Byrne and family Ard Patrick, Glenties, on the sudden death of Gerry’s niece, Diane Byrne, Bunamin, Annagry, which took place at her home on Wednesday 5th November 2014; sincere sympathy also to Diane’s parents, Dee and Noreen and to her sister, Andrea, aunts, uncles, and all other relatives and friends.

Sincere sympathy is extended to Bella Mc Gill, Ard Mc Gill, Glenties on the death recently of her sister, Sally Cunningham, Glasgow; and to Patsy Martin, Church Road, Glenties on the death of his aunt and to all other relatives and friends.

Sincere sympathy is extended to Agnes Harvey, Donegal Town on the death of her husband, Frank Harvey, on Saturday 8th November 2014; sincere sympathy also to his daughters and to all other relatives and friends. Frank, a native of Enniskillen, and his family spent a number of years in Glenties when he worked in the Bank before being transferred to Donegal Town. He was well known as a poet and playwright.

Glenties Parish Social:
The Christmas Parish Social will take place on Sunday 7th December in the Highlands Hotel, commencing at 3.00 p.m. with Mass. A warm welcome is extended to all our Senior Citizens. The Committee will appreciate any Donations or Raffle Prizes towards the running costs of the event.

Shop Local:
Glenties Community Action Group will once again provide a showcase for all our local businesses by holding a ‘Shop local Day’ at the Highlands Hotel on Sunday 16th November from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. This showcase will present what Glenties has to offer the shopper, as we approach the busy Christmas shopping period. Participating businesses will be able to promote their products. Don’t miss this opportunity to see what your town has to offer, including discounts and vouchers and remember ‘Shop local’.

Powerhour Kettlebell Toning Programme:
Powerhour Kettlebell Toning Programme is starting on Thursday 13th November for five weeks from 7-8 p.m. in the Highlands Hotel, Glenties. Please contact Martina 086 3846302 to reserve your place. Beginners welcome.

Bingo Winners:
The winners at the Bingo on Tuesday 4th November in the Community Centre, Glenties were – €50 Winners – Carmel Mc Hugh, Kathleen Boyle, Denise Maguire, Ann Quinn, John Mc Loone, Mary Gazley, Amanda O’Conner, Kathleen Keeney, Kitty Mc Glynn, Donal Brennan, Denise Mc Guire, Ann Quinn, Bernadette Gallagher, Carmel Mc Hugh, Philomena Mc Callig and Mary Gazley; €100 Winners – Philomena Mc Callig, Mary Gallagher, Sadie Sweeney, Bernie Martin, Breege Roarty, Bernie Martin, Patsy Martin and Terence Breslin; €150 Winners – Maggie Bonner and Bernie Fitzpatrick.

Glenties Community Centre:
Bingo held in Glenties Community Centre every Tuesday Night at 9 p.m.

Snooker:
Snooker room is open Monday to Friday from 4pm to 10 p.m. Saturday, Sunday 10 a.m. to 10 p.m

Tai Chi:
Tai Chi every Wednesday night 8 p.m. -9.30 p.m.

New CE Scheme:
New CE scheme started on 22nd September 2014, any one willing to start contact 087 9695053 for more details. FAS criteria apply.

Bowls:
Bowls every Monday night.

Drama Classes:
Vanessa Mc Fadden children’s drama classes started Thursday 6th November 2014 from 5 p.m. -7 p.m.

Glenties Notes 17th October 2013

Shop Local:
Glenties Community Action Group aim to promote what is best about Glenties, and on Sunday 3rd November they will begin a “Shop Local” Campaign by inviting all local businesses to showcase their products and bargains in the Highlands Hotel between 12 p.m. and 6 p.m. This is a great opportunity for the community to see what Glenties has to offer in shopping and entertainment, and there will be loads of offers available on the day. So please support your community and local businesses and shop local.

Church Gate Collections:
The Church Gate Collection for The Dyslexia Association taken up in Edeninfagh on 25th August amounted to € 95.00. A Big Thank You to all who gave generously.

The Church Gate Collection taken up in Glenties for People with Intellectual Disabilities raised € 651.45. Thank you for your support.

Cash for Clobber:
Scoil Mhuire is having another ‘Cash for Clobber’ collection on Tuesday 22nd October. We accept bags of men’s, women’s & children’s clothing, paired shoes, handbags, belts, bed linen (no duvets or pillows) curtains etc. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your support in the past and we look forward to another successful collection on the 22nd. Feel free to drop your bag(s) into the school anytime prior to the collection.

Bingo:
The winners at the Bingo in the Community Centre, Glenties on Tuesday 8th October 2013 were – € 25 winners – Nora Gallagher, Carmel Fitzgerald, Martina Mc Hugh, Mrs. Mc Cole, Mary Campbell and Fiona Boyle; € 50 Winners – Shirley Campbell, Jenny Furey, Brown Kid, Breidin Keeney, Majella Boyle, Rose McGroarty, Rosemarie Whelan, Rosaleen Gallagher, Cathy Connell, Philomena Mc Callaig, Evelyn Mc Hugh, Fiona Gallagher and Patricia Molloy, € 60 Winner – Maura Kilbane; € 100 Winners – Amanda O’Connell, Bridie Boyle, Maura Kilbane, P Mc Dyre, E. Sweeney and Patricia Molloy.

Friends of Letterkenny Hospital Collection:
The Friends of Letterkenny Hospital Church Gate Collection will be taken up this weekend Saturday19th October and Sunday 20th October. Your support would be greatly appreciated.

Books Wanted:
Glenties Day Centre is renewing its library and will gratefully accept donations of books in good condition for use by its clients, Thanking You.

Glenties Community Centre:
Bingo every Tuesday night at 9 p.m. Every line € 50, every house €100. Jackpot, if not won will be € 8600 on the 22/10/2013, if not won on the night € 300 will be paid out. In house draws.

Snooker Room will be open from 4 p.m. – 10 p.m. every evening.

Bowls every Monday night at 8 p.m.

Tai Chi every Wednesday night at 8 p.m.

Helen O’Grady Academy Drama Classes for children every Thursday evening from 5 p.m.

Positions Available: There are still positions available on the Glenties Community Centre Amalgamated C.E. Scheme. D.S.P.criteria applies. For more information contact 087 969 5053.