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Glenties Notes 22nd November 2013

New Arrivals:
Congratulations to Maria and Richie Quigley, Stone Park, Glenties on the birth recently of their baby girl.

Congratulations to Ann and Thomas Donoghue, Narin Road, Glenties on the birth on Friday 15th November 2013 of their first child, a baby girl.

The Friends of Letterkenny Hospital Church Gate Collection taken up recently in Glenties, amounted to € 641.50. Thanks to all those who contributed.

Sincere sympathy is extended to the family, relatives and friends of Fanny Billingsley, Mullantyboyle and formerly of Letterilly, Glenties, who died recently.

Bingo Winners 12/11/2013 in Community Centre, Glenties were – €25 winners – Margaret Gallagher and Eileen Gallagher; €35 winners – Kay Mc Geehan, Mary Gallagher and Brenda Reid; €50 winners – Jamsie Byrne, Rosaleen Gallagher, Kathleen Gallagher, Bried Coyle, Majella Boyle, Mary Kennedy, Nora Mc Hugh, Pat Sweeney, Willie Mc Nelis, Barbara Bonner, Liz Buckley, Kathleen Geasley and Mary Gallagher €100 winners – Emma Sweeney, Annie Deane, Rose Boyle, Majella Boyle, Winnie Long, Bernadette Gallagher and Edel Dooley €300 winner – Fay Moore.

Self-Help for Africa Collection:
The ‘Self-Help for Africa Church Gate Collection’, taken up recently in Glenties, amounted to €606.53. Thanks for your generosity to this worthy cause.

Church Gate Collection:
Glenties National School GYM ~ the Church Gate Collection next weekend Saturday 23rd & Sunday 24th November will be go towards the funding of the Gym at Scoil Mhuire. The Committee appeals for your generous support “The Future of The Gym is in Your Hands”.

Glenties Community Alert:
Our Annual Collection taken up at Glenties and Edeninfagh Churches last weekend amounted to € 600.00. Thank you for your generous support; Glenties Community Alert is in operation for over 20 years and has 55 monitored alarms installed in houses in our community, with more pending funding. If anyone wishes to apply for a monitored alarm we can be contacted at 0749551766 or the local Garda Station.

Collection Envelopes:
Your Help would be appreciated in helping us to compile the 2014 List for Sunday Collection Envelopes; Any New Parishioner who would like a box of envelopes, or any parishioner who has Changed Address since this time last year, should leave name and address in the Sacristy after any of The Masses, or telephone the Parochial House 0749551117. Thank You.

Glenties Parish Social:
The Christmas Parish Social will take place on Sunday 1st December in the Highlands Hotel, commencing at 3.00 p.m. with Mass; and 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.

Athletics Club:
An information evening will be held in St. Columba’s Comprehensive School on Tuesday 19th November at 8 p.m. to inform parents of the upcoming launch of an athletics centre for the local area. This athletics centre will be opened to all individuals 8 years and over. Trial sessions will also commence on 26th November at the Comprehensive School Gym at 6.30 p.m for anyone interested in taking part. Everyone is welcome.

Johnny Boyle Water Colours Art Class:
Johnny Boyle Water Colours Art Class in the Highlands Hotel, beginning Tuesday 19th November at 8 p.m. For more details contact the Hotel 0749551111.

The Church Gate Collection for the Dungloe Branch of the Mental Health Association taken up recently in Glenties amounted to € 618.18 Thank you to everyone for your generosity.

Glenties Knitters:
Glenties Knitters meet on Thursday mornings at 11.00 a.m. in the Highlands Hotel to learn and share the skills of knitting and crochet or come along just to chat and have a cup of tea or coffee.

Glenties Annual Christmas Market:
Glenties Annual Christmas Market and Craft Fair takes place on Sunday 15th December in The Highlands Hotel, Glenties from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. Everyone is welcome. For details and Table Bookings contact Adele on 074 0551457.

Leo’s BBQ:
The McLoone Family, Leo’s Bar, Glenties would like to thank everyone for their kindness and support of the BBQ, which was held in aid of Letterkenny Hospital. A cheque for € 1,400 will be handed over this week. Thanks again for your help and support.

Glenties Notes 11th January 2012

The winners at the Bingo in The Community Centre, Glenties on Tuesday 3rd January were – Brown Kid won the Jackpot of € 400. Grace O’ Hara won € 200. May Kennedy, Kilraine, Mary Whelan, Ardara, Rosemary Whelan, Mickie Herron, Denise Maguire, B. Fitzpatrick, Patricia White, P. Hegarty, and R. Gallagher won € 100 each. Anthony Byrne, Bernadette Gallagher, Nellie Maguire, Margaret Gillespie, Katie Mc Glynn, Kate Mc Nerney, A. Doherty and Kathleen Griffin won € 50 each. Patsy Browne won € 40. Margaret Gallagher and Rose Cunningham won € 25 each.

Wedding Bells
Congratulations to Rose Boyle, Glenties and Sean O’ Donnell, Dungloe, who were married in Glenties on Wednesday 28th December 2011.

Donoghue / Molloy Wedding
Thomas Donoghue and Ann Molloy, both from Glenties were married in St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Friday 30th December 2011. Fr. Pat Prendergast officiated and celebrated Nuptial Mass. Thomas is a son of Cathal and Bernie Donoghue and Ann is a daughter of Pat and Patricia Molloy. Her brother David gave the bride away and she was attended by her cousin Deirdre Mc Hugh, Gillian Fallon, friend, and Donna Donoghue, sister of the groom. Brendan Mc Dyer, cousin of the groom was bestman. Marty Boyle and Stephen Bonner were groomsmen. Readings were by Martin Mc Dyer, uncle of the groom and Raymond Molloy, brother of the bride. Patricia Molloy and Bernie Donoghue, mothers of the bride and groom, brought the Gifts to the Altar. Music and singing was by Patrick Molloy and Deirdre Mc Gill. Reflections were read by Caoimhe Mc Grenra, niece of the groom and David Muldoon, brother-in-law of the bride. The reception was held in Castle Murray House, Hotel, St. John’s Point and the honeymoon is being spent in Australia.

Boyce / Haughey Wedding
The marriage of Shaun Boyce and Amy Haughey took place in the Church of the Holy Family, Ardara on Wednesday 28th December 2011. Fr. Pat Prendergast officiated and celebrated Nuptial Mass. Shaun is a son of John and Bridie Boyce, Mullinamina, Glenties and Amy is a daughter of Jimmy and Ann Haughey, Brackey, Ardara. Her father gave the bride away and her friend Geraldine Gavigan and her cousin Tara Coleman attended her. Shaun’s brother, Stephen was bestman and James Greenwood, cousin, was groomsman. Rachel and Jamie Boyce were flowergirl and pageboy. Readings were by Ann Boyce, sister of the groom and Liam Haughey, uncle of the bride. Sophie Dunnion, Frankie Cullen, Laura Walker, Loraine Molloy, Serena Shovlin and Mary Gallagher read Prayers of the Faithful. Ann Haughey and Bridie Boyce, mothers if the bride and groom, brought the Gifts to the Altar. Music and singing was by James O’Malley, Deirdre Mc Gill, Bridget Molloy and Rory Gildea. The reception was held in An Grianan Hotel, Burt and the honeymoon was spent touring.

Sincere sympathy is extended to Detective Garda Dave Moore, based in Glenties, on the recent death of his wife, Veronica, which took place unexpectedly in her native place, Ballindine, Co. Mayo, where she had been visiting. She was buried there on Friday 23rd December 2011. The couple lived for a time in Glenties before moving to Letterkenny.

Glenties Community Playgroup /Afterschool Christmas Hamper Draw
Prize Winners were – 1st Prize – Large Hamper – Aidan O’Donnell; 2nd Prize – Glenside Hamper – Martina Molloy; 3rd Prize – Medium Hamper – Molloy Byrne; 4th Prize – Meal Voucher for the Highlands Hotel – Orla McDevitt; 5th Prize – Handmade Soap Gift Set – Mary Doran; 6th prize – Handmade Christmas Cake – Mairead McGeehan. A sincere thanks to all the parents who contributed to the Christmas Draw, ensuring it was a huge success. Thanks to the staff at the fire station and also to Santa for making an appearance

Sing for Fun
Sing for fun Choral Group will resume at 8 p.m. on Thursday 12th January in the Highlands Hotel, Glenties. All members are asked to attend and new members are more than welcome. Looking forward to seeing you all.

The Pro-Life collection taken up recently amounted to € 605. Sincere thanks to all who contributed.

Church Crib
This year the money collected in the collection box at the Crib will be donated to Maria Rafferty’s work in Ethiopia.