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Glenties Notes 21st November 2008

Congratulations to the boys and girls from St. Riaghan’s National School, Drimnacrosh, Glenties, who did so well in Glór na gCaiseal, an Irish competition, which was held in Kilcar on Saturday last 15th November 2008. David Keeney, Gemma O’ Donnell, Chloe Mc Nelis, Ellie Mc Innes and Claire Mc Geehan got 1st place in Singing and Reese and Manus Mc Dyer got 2nd in the Instrumentals. Stephen Griffin and J. D. Boyle who recited poems were highly commended. The winners will be on Radio na Gaeltachta later on in the year.

Congratulations to Joanne Mc Loone, Glen Road, Glenties and Donal Trimble, Lettermacaward who were married in Glenties on Saturday last.

Congratulations to Michael Furey, Mullanmore, Glenties and Mary Lou Browne, Donegal, who were married in Killymard on Saturday last.

The winners of last week’s Bingo in the Community Centre, Glenties on Tuesday 11th November were – Mary Boyle won the Jackpot. €400. Margo Gallagher, Gracie O’ Haire, Killybegs, Nan Craig, Church Road, Mary Gazely, Ardara won €100 each. Mary Boyle, Burtonport, Brid Gallagher, Narin Road, Libby Mc Gowan won €50 each. Breege Craig, and Francis Connaghan won €25 each and Gracie Ward, Killybegs and Libby Mc Gowan won €15 each. Your continued support is greatly appreciated.

The Annual Christmas Parish Social takes place on Sunday 7th December at 3.00 p.m. in the Highlands Hotel, Glenties. A warm welcome is extended to all the Senior Citizens of the area. Music and entertainment will be at 6.00 p.m. so please come along and help our guests to have an enjoyable evening.

Club Ceilí na Gleannta are holding their annual Dinner and Ceilí in the Highlands Hotel, Glenties on Saturday 13th December (5 course dinner and choice of menu). Music is by Copperplate Ceilí Band. Admission to Dinner and Ceilí is €30. Admission to Ceilí is €10. Dinner will be served at 8.00 p.m. sharp and Ceilí will be from 10 p.m. -1 a.m. Contact Connie Mc Kelvey for further information at 086-3082876.

The club are holding a GAA Quiz in the Highlands Hotel, Glenties next Sunday 23rd November. Registration is at 7.30 p.m. and the Quiz will start at 8.00 p.m. The first prize is €500 and the second prize is €100. The entry fee is €50 per team of four.

The Ladies are hosting a Variety Concert on Friday 28th November in the Community Centre, so come along and enjoy song, dance and much more.

The Annual Dinner Dance takes place on Sunday 28th December in the Highlands Hotel, Glenties.


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