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Glenties Notes 11th August 2010

County Final
Congratulations and well done to our U/16 team who won Div. 2 County Final when they beat Urriss in Letterkenny on Sunday evening.

Table Quiz for Haiti
A Table Quiz will take place in Paddy’s Bar, Glenties on Friday 13th August, at 9.30 p.m. to help Fionnuala and Irene Boyle; Glen Road reach their target of € 9,000, which they have to gather before going to Haiti in October with the Haven “Build it Week” Programme. The money has to be in before the end of this month. There will also be an Auction on the night for a County U/21 Ulster Champion’s Jersey, signed by all the players and their manager, so come along and give your support for this very worthy cause.

Patrick MacGill Literary Awards:
Congratulations and well done to the pupils from Kilkenny, N.S. St. Riaghan’s N.S. and Scoil Mhuire who won prizes in the Patrick MacGill Literary Competition. They were – Kilkenny – Aidan Mc Loone (Junior Infants) and Michéal Trimble and Niamh O’Donnell (Senior Infants), Eoin Sharkey (First Class), Rachael Mc Loone (Second Class), Alisha Kee (Fourth Class), David Moore (Fifth Class), Danny Mc Hugh and Alison Moore ( Sixth Class). St Riaghan’s – Will Mc Innes (Junior Infants), Leah Mc Innes ( Second Class), Meabh Griffin, Caoimhe O’Donnell and Danny Gallagher, (Third Class), Ellie Mc Innes (Fourth Class), Kieran Gallagher (Fifth Class) and J.D. Boyle (Sixth Class). Scoil Mhuire – Holly Ward (First Class), Bronagh Gallagher and Ronan Breslin (Second Class), Shana Quinn (Third Class), Dara Beth Mc Loone (Fourth Class), Natasha Dawson, Paul Mc Guinness and Mary Mannering (Fifth Class) and Megan Byrne (Sixth Class).

Sincere sympathy is extended to Geraldine Molloy, Drimnacrosh, Glenties on the death of her mother, Christine Fitzpatrick, Belturbet, Co. Cavan, which took place last week.

Sincere sympathy is extended to Yvonne Campbell, Banganboy, Glenties on the death of her sister which took place recently in England.

Raphoe Diocesan Pilgrimage to Knock
The Pilgrimage to Our Lady’s Shrine, Knock will take place next Saturday 14th August. It will be led by Bishop Philip Boyce and occurs during the annual Novena in honour of Our Lady of Knock. Mc Guinness Coaches will operate a bus service for the Pilgrimage – departing from the Community Centre on Saturday morning at 8.30a.m. To book a seat ring 9551284.

Pilgrimage to Medjugorje
A pilgrimage to Medjugorje will be leaving Glenties on Friday 24th September – flying from Knock to Dubrovnik. The cost is € 669 inclusive for seven nights. Spiritual Director has to be confirmed. Phone Anne at 9551438 or Johnny at 9551505.

Glenties Community Centre
“Would anyone who has borrowed chairs, boilers etc. please return them as soon as possible to the Centre”. Bingo every Tuesday night in the Community Centre – Prizes – every House – € 100, every Line € 50 and Jackpot € 400.

Tidy Town
“This is the final week for judging and we would appreciate if any area needs painting etc. please do so. Thanks to all who have made special efforts in painting and displaying flowers this year”.

Friends of Lough Derg, Margaret and Bridget would like to thank everyone for their generosity during their fundraising Draw and Cake Sale for Lough Derg. The amount of money raised was € 2,600. Winners of the Draw were – Tony O’Callaghan – Box of Chocolates, Phil Brennan – 2 Bottles of Wine, Evelyn Moran – Bottle of Whiskey, Mary Shovlin – Iced Cake and Ann Brannigan – Hamper.

The Donegal Leprosy Collection taken up recently for The Missions amounted to € 685.75. Thank you to all who contributed.


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