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Glenties Notes 2nd November 2011

Big Country Night
A Big Country Night in aid of the Renal Dialysis Unit, Letterkenny General Hospital will take place in the Highlands Hotel, Glenties on Saturday 19th November. Music is by ‘Off the Cuff’. Admission is € 10. Tickets are on sale locally or you can pay at the door.

Sincere sympathy is extended to the relatives and friends of Nancy Mc Grath, Meenahalla, Glenties, who died in The Donegal Hospice, Letterkenny last Sunday 30th October.

Naomh Conaill U-13s
History was made in the Naomh Conaill club last Saturday when the club won its first ever U-13 championship at Division 1 (A Grade). This was achieved by a 3-7 to 3-5 victory over St. Eunan’s Letterkenny at Pairc Taobhoige, Glenfin after a very exciting and tense final with the result in doubt right up till the end. Great credit for this must go to this very dedicated group of young players and their parents. The team is managed and coached by Seosamh Mac Ceallabhuí, who has to be highly commended for his Trojan and committed work with the youth of N. Conaill. Well done to all involved with the team.

Gallen / Boyle Wedding
Michelle Boyle and Paul Gallen were married in St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Friday 14th October 2011. Michelle is a daughter of Phil and Bridie Boyle, Stranaglough, Glenties and Paul is a son of Danny and Susan Gallen, Aghyaran, Co. Tyrone. Fr. Shane Gallagher, Glenties assisted by Fr. John Gilmore, Aghyaran officiated and concelebrated Nuptial Mass. Her father gave the bride away and her sisters, Laura Boyle and Caroline Kee, niece, Lauren Kee and sister-in-law, Belinda Boyle attended her. John Moss, friend of the groom was bestman. Donal Gallen, brother, Terence Gallen and Jason Byrne, friends of the groom were groomsmen. Mathew Madden, nephew of the groom and Ciaran Boyle nephew of the bride were pageboys. Readings were by Bridget Molloy, cousin of the bride and Fiona Gallagher, sister of the groom. Louise and Michael Madden, Ciara and Mairead Mc Devitt read Prayers of the Faithful. Bridie Boyle, mother of the bride and Susan Gallen, mother of the groom brought the Gifts to the Altar. Music and singing was by Bridget Molloy and John F. O’ Donnell. The reception was held in Harvey’s Point, and the honeymoon is being spent cruising.

The winners at the Bingo in the Community Centre, Glenties on Tuesday 25th October were – Bernadette Gallagher, Frosses won the Jackpot of € 400. John Mc Cole, Brigid Mc Cabe, Frosses, Katie Mc Cole, Dungloe, Jean Boyle, Ardara, Julie Langan, Bridget Bonner, Fiona Gallagher, Kitty Ward and Margaret Mc Brearty won € 100 each.
Anne Davison, Burtonport, Faye Moore, Rose Boyle, Burtonport, Mary Boyle, Breege Boyle, May Kennedy, Anne Mc Hugh, Ardara, Philomena Mc Callig and Margaret Murray won € 50 each. Anne Quinn won € 40. Mary Mc Groarty and Maria Boyle won € 25 each.

Table Top Sale
There will be a Table Top Sale in the Glenties Community Centre, next Saturday 5th November from 12 until 4 p.m. Bargains for everyone, so come along and you may pick up one.

Congratulations to Irene Boyle, who recently graduated from N.U.I.G. with Honours Degrees in Sociological and Political Studies and Psychological Studies. Irene is a daughter of Pat and Barbara Boyle, Glen Road, Glenties.


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