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Glenties Notes 4th December 2008

The death took place in St. Eunan’s Nursing Home, Letterkenny of Bried Boyce, Mill Road, Glenties on Saturday night 29th November 2008. Her remains were brought to her home on Sunday evening and to St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Tuesday morning, for 12 noon Mass, which was celebrated by Fr. Pat Prendergast P.P. Glenties. Readings and Prayers of the Faithful were by her granddaughters. A Reflection was read by granddaughter Deirdre Mc Gill. Music and singing was by John F. O’Donnell and Sinead Finn. Burial took place afterwards in the New Graveyard. She is survived by her sons, Aidan and Kieran, daughters, Mary, Anne, Finola, Pauline and Regina, sisters, Nuala and Grainne, brothers, Sean and Seamus, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends to whom sincere sympathy is extended. Her husband Josie and her sister Peggy Mc Hugh predeceased her some years ago.

The annual Parish Social takes place next Sunday 7th December in the Highlands Hotel, Glenties. Mass will be celebrated at 3.00 p.m. Dinner will be served after Mass and this will be followed by entertainment by Frank McGhee. A warm welcome in extended to all our Senior Citizens of the area. We would welcome and encourage all those of a “non senior citizen age” to join us for the entertainment part of the evening, which will begin at around 5.30 p.m.

A Night Vigil for the Feast of the Immaculate Conception will be held in Knock on the eve of the feast day. A bus will depart from Glenties on Sunday 7th December at 8.00 p.m. Contact Mc Guinness’ Coaches at 9551284 for further information.

The winners at Bingo in the Community Centre, Glenties on Tuesday 25th November were: Rosaleen Gallagher, Ardara won the Jackpot of €400. John Mc Cole, Sally Mc Guigan, Glenties, Roisa Campbell, Silverhill, Mrs Campbell, Hazel Stanton, Rosemary Whelan and Rosie Mc Devitt won €100 each. Rosemary Whelan, Ardara, Roisa Campbell, Silverhill, Norah Gallagher, Buncrubog, Bella Mc Gill, Glenties, Mrs Peter Gallagher, Glenties, May Kennedy, Kilraine, John Mc Cole, Maria Boyle, Eileen Gallagher, Liz Buchley, M. Mc Cahill, Mary Cleary and James Doherty won €50 each. Your continued support is greatly appreciated.

Next Saturday 6th December, a cake sale with a Christmas flavour will take place in the Heritage Centre, Ardara, starting at 8.00 p.m. This is to raise funds to buy brass instruments for the young people who have started lessons in Glenties and Ardara recently. Your support would be gratefully appreciated. Also look out for carol singing and brass band recital on the street in Ardara and Glenties on the evening of Friday 19th December.

The Snooker Hall is now open every evening except Tuesday. Everyone over 12 years of age is welcome.


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