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Glenties Notes 12th June 2014

New Arrival:
Congratulations to Maria and Stephen Mc Dermott, Altar, Glenties on the birth of their fourth child, a little sister (Laoise) for Aoife, Saoirse and Oisin.

The winners at the Bingo in the Community Centre Glenties, on Tuesday 3rd June 2014 were – € 20 Winners – Siobhan McGinley, Mary Ita Boyle and Mary Gallagher; € 35 Winners – Kathleen Kenny, Winnie Long and Paddy Gill; € 40 Winner – Kathleen McGlynn; € 50 Winners – Jamsie Byrne, Mary McGettigan, Rosaleen Melly, Bernie Martin, Jamsie Byrne, Bernadette Gallagher, Rose Boyle, Patricia Molloy, Margo Gallagher, Johnny O Donnell, Mrs. Annie Cannon, Sally McHugh; €100 Winners – Kathleen Griffin, Bridie Doherty, Pauline McGeehan, Rose McFadden, Nellie Doherty, Siobhan McGinley, Rose McGroarty and Brown Kid; .€ 300 Winner – Rosaleen Melly.

Annie Behan Memorial Walk / Run:
The Annual Annie Behan Memorial Walk / Run, in aid of Donegal Hospice, takes place on Saturday 21st June, leaving from the Community Centre, Glenties at 11.30 a.m.; Contact Joe on 087 6766087 for details. Donations gratefully accepted. Refreshments will be served.

A big Thank you to all those who gave donations of food or money for the First Holy Communion Party in the Community Centre. Your contributions are greatly appreciated.

Glenties Community Playgroup / Afterschool:
The Playgroup and Afterschool would like to thank everyone who helped in any way towards our Easter Draw. We would especially like to mention those who donated items for the baskets and sold lines for the draw, the local retailers who displayed our Hampers and sold lines on our behalf, and those who purchased lines for the Raffles. Collection amounted to € 1,482. We would also like to thank all who contributed to our Church Gate Collection and those who collected at the Masses. This raised € 462.22. These fundraising events allow us to purchase much needed materials and equipment, new toys, jigsaws, bikes, and trikes and outdoor suits for the younger children. It also contributes to an annual outing for the children attending our service. Unfortunately € 500 of the money had to be used to purchase heating oil which was stolen from the Play School in the past number of weeks. The Glenties Community Playgroup is a registered charity. We welcome financial contributions at all times in order to help improve the service we offer the children in attendance. Thank you most sincerely for your generosity and support.

Change of Mass Times:
There will be no 8.00 a.m. Mass in St. Connell’s Church Glenties on Sunday 15th June. No Mass today Thursday and Evening Mass only tomorrow Friday at 7.30 p.m.

Rossnowlagh – Blessing of Lillies:
A bus will leave Mc Guinness’ Café at 6 p.m. on the Feast of St Anthony, Friday13th June, for Mass in Rossnowlagh and Blessing of Lillies. Newcomers welcome.


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