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Glenties Golf Society – All Welcome

We look to start our years 1st outing for 2013 this coming Saturday 23rd at Naran & Portnoo. (For those who didn’t know we apologises for the late notice.) We plan to meet at 8.15am for registration and to welcome our new captain Fr Adrian Gavigan andwish him all the best for the coming year. Further information and dates will be available on Saturday for the years upcoming dates and proposed trips.

As discussed at the AGM we are trying to bring back membership to previous years levels so encourage you all to bring along Guests / Past members who may wish to join the society and make the outings more enjoyable.

Look forward to seeing you over the coming year and if you have any queries contact myself by email kmchugh57@live.com or 087 9355614

Glenties Notes 25th March 2011

The Late Annie O’Donnell
The death took place in Killybegs Hospital, on Monday 14th March 2011 of Annie O’Donnell, Meenahalla, Glenties. Her Remains were brought to her home later that day and to St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Wednesday morning. Fr. Pat Prendergast, Glenties, assisted by Fr. Willie Peoples, Donegal Town and Fr. Eamonn Mc Laughlin, Lettermacaward and Doochary concelebrated Requiem Mass. Grandchildren did the Readings and Prayers of the Faithful. The Gifts were brought to the Altar by a granddaughter and a neighbour of Annie’s. Music and singing was by John F. and Pat O’Donnell. Burial took place in the New Graveyard. Annie is survived by one son, Brendan, two daughters, Mary and Helena, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends to whom sincere sympathy is extended. Her husband Phil died 25 years ago. Her brothers Packie and Joe Ward also predeceased her. Annie was 103 years old and was in very good health until quite recently.

The Late Hugh Gallagher
The death took place in Killybegs Hospital on Friday 18th March 2011 of Hugh Gallagher, Ardconnell, Glenties. His Remains were brought to his home later that day and to St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Sunday morning. Fr. Shane Gallagher celebrated Requiem Mass at 11.00 a.m. Family members did the Readings, Prayers of the Faithful and brought the Gifts to the Altar. Burial took place in the New Graveyard. Hugh is survived by one sister, Teresa, two nephews, one niece, grandnieces, grandnephews, other relatives and friends to whom sincere sympathy is extended. One sister, Mary and two brothers, Oliver and Con predeceased him.

Confirmation
The Sacrament of Confirmation for the Parish of Iniskeel will be administered by Bishop Philip Boyce for 5th & 6th Classes in St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Sunday 10th April at 11.00 a.m.

First Holy Communion
Children from Kilkenny N.S. and Scoil Mhuire will receive their First Holy Communion in St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Saturday 7th May at 11a.m. Mass.

Bingo
Winners at the Bingo on Tuesday 15th March 2011 in the Community Centre, Glenties were – Shaun Moloney won the Jackpot of € 400. Anne Furey, Margaret Gillespie, Bridie Boyle, Eileen Hanlon, Eileen Hanlon, Leitir, Nancy Gale, Eileen Gallagher and Amy Calrey won € 100 each. Kitty Mc Glynn, Fintown, Ann Mc Hugh, Glengesh, Ardara, Isobel Mc Loone, Bridie Boyle, Anne Kennedy, Brenda Reid, Nora Mc Hugh and James Gallagher won € 50. Nellie Maguire, Frosses, Denise Campbell, Winnie Long, Fintown, John Boyle, Denise Campbell, Bella Boyle, Fiona Gallagher, and Lisa Coughlan won € 25 each. Bernadette Gallagher, Frosses, Jean Mc Kelvey and Margaret Melly won € 20 each.

Naomh Conaill Ladies
Naomh Conaill Ladies are taking part in the Tesco (Vouchers for Clubs and Schools). Everyone who shops in Tesco will receive one voucher for every € 10 they spend. If you wish to donate the vouchers you receive, please give them to any committee member or leave them in the Craft Gallery.

‘Guess the Score’
The Club would also like to thank all those who sold or bought lines for ‘Guess the Score’ in support of the Donegal County Ladies Teams. A cheque for € 310 was handed over to the County Board.

Thanks
The recent collection for Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind, taken up in Glenties amounted to € 442.00. The amount taken up in Edeninfagh was € 114.00. Many thanks for your generosity.

Get Fit for Summer
Ladies Adult Circuits Classes will start in the Gym, Scoil Mhuire, Glenties next Friday 25th March from 7.30 p.m. until 8.30 p.m. € 40 for ten weeks. Contact Aoife Mc Donnell on 087 1245587. Beginners are welcome.

Glenties Golf Society
The Glenties Golf Society are holding their first outing this Saturday 26th March in Narin / Portnoo. Teeing off at 8.30 a.m. It is hoped that all members will attend. Names are also been taken on the day for our upcoming Weekend away in Concra Wood Golf Club on the Weekend of Saturday and Sunday 21st and 22nd of May.

Edeninfagh N.S. Cash for Clobber
Collection will take place at the school on Thursday 14th April. The school will receive € 4 for each well filled ‘Cash for Clobber bag’ (available at the school) or bin size bag. Money collected will go towards school funds. Filled bags can be brought to the school from Monday 11th until Thursday morning 14th April. This collection is an opportunity for anyone in the community to dispose of unwanted clothes, shoes or textiles in an environmentally friendly way. More information can be had by ringing 9551633 or emailing edeninfagh@eircom.net .

Annual Uganda Collection
The St. Vincent de Paul Society will take up the Annual Uganda Collection before all Masses on Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th March. All proceeds will fund education and agricultural projects. Please give as generously as you can. Thank You.

ws Update 23rd March ‘11

The Late Annie O’ Donnell

The death took place in Killybegs Hospital, on Monday 14th March 2011 of Annie O’ Donnell, Meenahalla, Glenties. Her Remains were brought to her home later that day and to St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Wednesday morning. Fr. Pat Prendergast, Glenties, assisted by Fr. Willie Peoples, Donegal Town and Fr. Eamonn Mc Laughlin, Lettermacaward and Doochary concelebrated Requiem Mass. Grandchildren did the Readings and Prayers of the Faithful. The Gifts were brought to the Altar by a granddaughter and a neighbour of Annie’s. Music and singing was by John F. and Pat O’Donnell. Burial took place in the New Graveyard. Annie is survived by one son, Brendan, two daughters, Mary and Helena, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends to whom sincere sympathy is extended. Her husband Phil died 25 years ago. Her brothers Packie and Joe Ward also predeceased her. Annie was 103 years old and was in very good health until quite recently.

The Late Hugh Gallagher

The death took place in Killybegs Hospital on Friday 18th March 2011 of Hugh Gallagher, Ardconnell, Glenties. His Remains were brought to his home later that day and to St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Sunday morning. Fr. Shane Gallagher celebrated Requiem Mass at 11.00 a.m. Family members did the Readings, Prayers of the Faithful and brought the Gifts to the Altar. Burial took place in the New Graveyard. Hugh is survived by one sister, Teresa, two nephews, one niece, grandnieces, grandnephews, other relatives and friends to whom sincere sympathy is extended. One sister, Mary and two brothers, Oliver and Con predeceased him.

Confirmation

The Sacrament of Confirmation for the Parish of Iniskeel will be administered by Bishop Philip Boyce for 5th & 6th Classes in St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Sunday 10th April at 11.00 a.m.

First Holy Communion

Children from Kilkenny N.S. and Scoil Mhuire will receive their First Holy Communion in St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Saturday 7th May at 11a.m. Mass.

Bingo

Winners at the Bingo on Tuesday 15th March 2011 in the Community Centre, Glenties were – Shaun Moloney won the Jackpot of € 400. Anne Furey, Margaret Gillespie, Bridie Boyle, Eileen Hanlon, Eileen Hanlon, Leitir, Nancy Gale, Eileen Gallagher and Amy Calrey won € 100 each. Kitty Mc Glynn, Fintown, Ann Mc Hugh, Glengesh, Ardara, Isobel Mc Loone, Bridie Boyle, Anne Kennedy, Brenda Reid, Nora Mc Hugh and James Gallagher won € 50. Nellie Maguire, Frosses, Denise Campbell, Winnie Long, Fintown, John Boyle, Denise Campbell, Bella Boyle, Fiona Gallagher, and Lisa Coughlan won € 25 each. Bernadette Gallagher, Frosses, Jean Mc Kelvey and Margaret Melly won € 20 each.

Naomh Conaill Ladies

Naomh Conaill Ladies are taking part in the Tesco (Vouchers for Clubs and Schools). Everyone who shops in Tesco will receive one voucher for every € 10 they spend. If you wish to donate the vouchers you receive, please give them to any committee member or leave them in the Craft Gallery.

‘Guess the Score’

The Club would also like to thank all those who sold or bought lines for ‘Guess the Score’ in support of the Donegal County Ladies Teams. A cheque for € 310 was handed over to the County Board.

Thanks

The recent collection for Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind, taken up in Glenties amounted to € 442.00. The amount taken up in Edeninfagh was € 114.00. Many thanks for your generosity.

Get Fit for Summer

Ladies Adult Circuits Classes will start in the Gym, Scoil Mhuire, Glenties next Friday 25th March from 7.30 p.m. until 8.30 p.m. € 40 for ten weeks. Contact Aoife Mc Donnell on 087 1245587. Beginners are welcome.

Glenties Golf Society

The Glenties Golf Society are holding their first outing this Saturday 26th March in Narin / Portnoo. Teeing off at 8.30 a.m. It is hoped that all members will attend. Names are also been taken on the day for our upcoming Weekend away in Concra Wood Golf Club on the Weekend of Saturday and Sunday 21st and 22nd of May.

Edeninfagh N.S. Cash for Clobber

Collection will take place at the school on Thursday 14th April. The school will receive € 4 for each well filled ‘Cash for Clobber bag’ (available at the school) or bin size bag. Money collected will go towards school funds. Filled bags can be brought to the school from Monday 11th until Thursday morning 14th April. This collection is an opportunity for anyone in the community to dispose of unwanted clothes, shoes or textiles in an environmentally friendly way. More information can be had by ringing 9551633 or emailing edeninfagh@eircom.net .

Annual Uganda Collection

The St. Vincent de Paul Society will take up the Annual Uganda Collection before all Masses on Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th March. All proceeds will fund education and agricultural projects. Please give as generously as you can. Thank You.

Narin & Portnoo Golf Notes 22nd March 2011


The Benny Society, Glencolmkille presents the new Francie Cunningham Memorial Trophy to the Cunningham family. This competition will be played for the first time on Easter Sunday at Narin and Portnoo.

Left to right : Brendan Boyle, Fionnuala, Catriona, Laura, Shane, and Louise, Bart Whelan and Cathal Donaghue.

 


Colette Maloney from Dungloe is a volunteer with Maynooth Mission Outreach which was formed in 1995. She is travelling to Peru for six weeks in June and will work with destitute children in Chaclacayo. Her visit can be followed on www.villalapazfoundation.org. Narin and Portnoo Golf Club is proud to support Colette in her work and she is pictured here with Lady Captain, Berbie Tonry and Club Captain, Brian McGonagle.

Cathal Donaghue enjoyed a profitable week, winning one event and finishing on the podium in another. His Wednesday Open success came courtesy of a remarkable back nine in which the Glenties lad birdied Roaninish (11), Sweeney’s Bank (14) and O’Boyle’s Fort (18). These beauties allied to the other four pars recorded coming home gave him 24 points, almost as many as I had in the whole round at the weekend! What must have gone through his mind on the third tee after recording two blanks to start! His overall total of 38 pipped Kevin McCready by a shot.

Gerald McDwyer won the St. Patrick’s Day stableford by the narrowest of margins, with several players all on the same score. His par at the last proved the crucial score as it separated him from the rest of the field. His success would have been assured had he not earlier blanked the short but deadly ‘High Altar’, three holes from home. There were enough good scores on his round, however, with the birdie on the third (‘Rampar’) the highlight.

Frank McDaid showed his class at the weekend, rolling back the years with a fine victory in the Diver’s Centra competition. He made good use of the wind on the front nine, going out in twenty points but as the wind rose in intensity, he battled to keep his score intact coming home. On the eighteenth tee, he must have known that he would need a big finish to win through, and that’s exactly what the former Ulster cup star achieved, his birdie a classy way to win any golf tournament.

The club sends its sympathy to Pete Shovlin, Bruckless on the death of his mother, Margaret who was buried in Bruckless on Sunday. May she rest in peace.

Results:
March 16: Wednesday Open 1. Cathal Donaghue (14) 39; 2. Kevin McCready (20) 38 b.o.t.; 3. Charlie Tully (11) 38; CSS 74; Twos: 5 balls March 17: 1. Gerald McDwyer (12) 37 b.o.t.; 2. Vincent Bonner (11) 37 b.o.t.; 3. Cathal Donaghue (12) 37 b.o.t.; Best Lady: Eileen Kennedy (17) 33; CSS 73; Twos: 3 balls March 20: Diver’s Centra, Ardara 1. Frank McDaid (19) 38; 2. Joe Conneely (15) 37 b.o.t.; 3. Patrick Boyle (11) 37; Cat A Sean Whyte (12) 36 b.o.t.; Cat B Sean McGinley Jnr. (14) 36; Cat C Hugh Boyle (20) 36; Nines: Joseph Shovlin (13) 22; Tony Dooley (17) 17 b.o.t.; CSS 74; Twos: 5 balls

Fixtures:
March 26: Gaeltacht League match away to Rosapenna March 27: Coast and Cliff Rescue Monthly Medal March 30: Wednesday Open, ladies and gents, single stableford, 20 euro entry for G.U.I. visitors, including green fee;

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 3rd February 2011

New Arrival
Congratulations to Olivia and Eamon Oates, Sligo on the birth recently of their third child, a baby brother (Conal) for Erin and Maria.  Olivia is a daughter of Christy and Una Hegarty, Mullantyboyle, Glenties.

U21 County Champions
Well done to our U/ 21 GAA team, who are county champions for the fourth time having defeated St. Michael’s on Sunday last in Letterkenny.

Collection
The Church Gate Collection taken up recently in aid of the Lourdes Invalid Fund amounted to € 495.76.  Thank you to all who donated so generously.

Glenties Community Playgroup
Glenties Community Group would like to thank everyone who donated items and who sold tickets for the Christmas Hamper Draw.  Congratulations to the six prize winners of the draw.

Bingo
The winners at the Bingo in The Community Centre, Glenties on Tuesday 25th January were – Rosaleen Melly won the Jackpot of € 400.  Nancy Gallagher, Patricia Molloy, Patsy Martin, A. Martin, Dungloe, Nora Gallagher, Denise Campbell, Moira Gallagher, Brigid Mc Cabe, Frosses and John Boyle won € 100 each.  Eileen Gallagher, Bella Boyle, Bernie Mc Devitt, Kitty Ward, Rose Molloy, Mary Mc Gill, Bridie Boyle, Teresa Molloy, Bid Fletcher, Rosemary Whelan, Shaun Maloney and Bridie Doherty won € 50 each.  Teresa Sweeney and Bridie Boyle won € 25 each.

Alzheimer’s Society of Ireland
The Church Gate Collection in aid of the Alzheimer Society of Ireland will take place at all Masses next weekend.  This collection helps to provide respite for the almost 2,200 families living with Alzheimer’s in Donegal.

Care of the Aged Committee A.G.M.
The A.G.M. of the Care of the Aged Committee takes place on Monday 7th February at 7.30 p.m.

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.

Narin & Portnoo Golf Club Notes 12th October 2010

The captain took a big crowd up to Ballyliffin for an enjoyable jaunt last weekend, while the thriving Dolmen Society were also on tour. Donie McCole took advantage of the fine conditions in Narin by winning the stroke competition with a nett score of seven under par, three over gross. His first thirteen holes were impressive; one under gross thanks to birdies at nine and thirteen. Glitches at the next two threatened a collapse of sorts but he stabilised the ship to finish with a 66 nett.

John McBride won the latest Wednesday Open by the skin of his teeth from the ever youthful Michael Glynn in second. The former Garda played well going out, accumulating twenty points, and he played the return in level twos.

Results:
October 6: Wednesday Open 1. John McBride (9) 34 b.o.t.; 2. Michael Glynn (19) 34; 3. Conal Gillespie (17) 33 b.o.t.; Twos: 4 balls October 10: Club Stroke 1. Donie McCole (10) 66; 2. Peter Shovlin (23) 69; 3. Patrick Breslin (17) 70 b.o.t. C.S.S. 73; Twos: 4 balls

Fixtures:
Sunday October 17: Single stableford, open Wednesday, October 20: Wednesday Open, ladies and gents, single stableford, 20 euro entry for G.U.I. visitors, including green fee;