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Glenties Notes 23rd July 2009

Graveyard Mass
Mass will be celebrated in the Old Graveyard on the Glen Road, Glenties on this Thursday evening 23rd July at 8.00 p.m.

The winners at the Tuesday Bingo in the Community Centre last week were – Dim Melly won the Jackpot of €400. Kathleen Griffin, Nellie Maguire, Martin Molloy, Fintown, Fiona Boyle, Glenties, Brenda Reid, Nancy Gill, Cathie Connell, Nancy Gill, James Byrne, Maas, and Mona Mc Hugh won € 100 each. Sarah Mc Glynn, Fintown, Maria Boyle, Portnoo, R. Melly, Anne Quinn, Nellie Doherty, Ann Marie Hunter, Bernadette Gallagher, Anna Cannon, Kilcar and Anna Cannon Kilcar again won €50 each. Mary Gallagher and Martin Mc Taggart won € 25 each. Rose Molloy, Glenties, Donna Keeney and Mary Kennedy won € 20 each. Your continued support is greatly appreciated.

Tennis Summer Camp
A Tennis Summer Camp will be held in the Gym behind Scoil Mhuire from 10th to the 14th August (5 days) from 11.00 a.m. to 2.00 p.m. Children need to bring a packed lunch and their own racket, if they have one. Ring or text for booking on 087-6451826. The cost is € 50 for one, € 80 for two family members and € 100 for three family members.

The Annual Labour Party National Collection will be taken up at the Church Gate in Fintown on Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th July.

90th Birthday
Congratulations and best wishes for many more healthy and happy years among us to Margaret Rodger, Main Street, Glenties, who celebrated her 90th Birthday last weekend with family and friends.

Maria Mc Brearty
The death took place in Killybegs Hospital early on Saturday morning 11th July 2009 of Maria Mc Brearty, Stracastle, Glenties. Her remains were brought to her home later that day and to St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Monday. Fr. Shane Gallagher celebrated Requiem Mass at 12 noon. Readings were by nephew Tony Campbell and Packie Gildea. James and Anne Marie Mc Brearty (grandchildren) and Tony Gallagher read Prayers of the Faithful. Bried Boyle and Grace Mc Glinchey (nieces) brought the Gifts to the Altar. Burial took place in the New Graveyard. Maria is survived by her son, John and his wife Carmel, grandson James, granddaughters, Caroline and Anne Marie, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends to whom sincere sympathy is extended. Her husband Jim predeceased her in 1989 and her brother Willie Campbell, Ard Mc Gill in 2002. Two other brothers, John and Patrick and her sister, Sr. Agnes also predeceased her. She was the last surviving member of the family of Anthony and Mary Anne Campbell, Meenatinney.

Paddy Lalor
The death took place in Letterkenny Hospital on Saturday 11th July 2009 of Paddy Lalor, Glen Road, Glenties. His remains were brought to St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Monday evening. Fr. Pat Prendergast celebrated Requiem Mass at 11.00 a.m. on Tuesday. Readings were by Pauric and Abigail. Music and singing was by Pat and John F. O’Donnell. Burial took place in his native Monasterevin, Co. Kildare. He is survived by his wife, Breda, daughter, Abigail and stepson Pauric Conlon, sister, Aileen, other relatives and friends to whom sincere sympathy is extended. His brother William predeceased him. Paddy came to Glenties in 1980 and opened his Chemist Shop on 10th July that year. He retired in 2004.

Sincere sympathy is extended to Patrick Mc Guigan, Ardconnell on the death recently in London of his uncle, Danny Mc Hugh, formerly of The Cottages, Glen Road, Glenties; also to all the relatives and friends.

Eamonn Taylor
The death took place at his home on Friday 10th July 2009 of Eamonn Taylor, Kilraine, Glenties. His remains were brought to St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Monday morning. Fr. Pat Prendergast celebrated Requiem Mass at 11.00a.m. Readings were by Eamonn’s sisters, Mary and Anastasia and cousin Laura Mc Ginley.

The Gifts were brought to the Altar by Dean Mc Devitt and Christopher Mc Ginley (cousins). Music and singing was by Sara Laughlin and Lisa Philbin. Burial took place in Ardara with Fr. Lafferty officiating at the graveside. Eamonn is survived by his wife, Dee, son Damien, daughter, Karley, mother, Sally, sisters, Mary, Anastasia and Jackie, granddaughter, Tayla, aunts, uncles, other relatives and friends to whom sincere sympathy is extended. Eamonn Taylor was an English man, and a nephew of Mary Mc Devitt, Glenconwell. He came to Ireland in June 2006 and lived in Ardara until he moved into his new home in Kilraine in March of last year.


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