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Glenties Notes 8th June 2011

Breslin / O’Donnell Wedding
Breda O’ Donnell and John Paul Breslin were married in St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Saturday 21st May 2011. Breda is a daughter of Jimmy and Mary O’ Donnell, Mullantyboyle, Glenties and John Paul is a son of John and Sheila Breslin, Boyoughter, Lettermacaward. Fr. Eamonn Mc Laughlin assisted by Fr. Eddie Gallagher officiated and concelebrated Nuptial Mass. Janet and Noelle O ‘Donnell, sisters of the bride, Marie Breslin, sister of the groom and a friend, Sinead Byrne were her bridesmaids. Conal Breslin, brother of the groom was bestman. Three of his friends, John Paul Mc Cready, Cormac Mc Hugh and Martin Caulfield were groomsmen. Niamh and Ciara Breslin were flowergirls and Logan Melly and Stephen Mc Devitt were pageboys. Readings were by Ethan O’Donnell and Sinead Melly. Natalie Mc Devitt, Jamie O’ Donnell, Caitlin and Daniella Breslin read Prayers of the Faithful. Music and singing was by the Laughlin Sisters and Lorraine Molloy. The reception was held in the Highlands Hotel, Glenties and the honeymoon was spent in Majorca.

Diamond Wedding
Congratulations to Michael and Kitty Roarty, The Wood, Glenties, who celebrated their 60th Wedding Anniversary recently.

Winners at the Bingo in the Community Centre, Glenties on Tuesday 31st May were – Josie Martin won the Jackpot of € 400. Willie Mc Nelis, Ann Byrne, Fiona Gallagher, Anna Mc Dyre, Glenties, Emma Sweeney, Tullymore, Ardara, Bernadette Gallagher, Frosses, and Kitty Mc Glynn won € 100 each. Lettie Doherty won € 60. Claire Keeney, Paddy Mc Gill, Kathleen Mc Shay, Bridgín Keeney, Johnny O’ Donnell, Michael Mc Ginley, (Brown Kid), Angela Lowther, Dunkineely, Norah Mc Hugh, Breege Gallagher, Ardara, Mary Gallagher, Mary Mc Mahon, Fintown and Sean Carr Kilcar won € 50 each. Tony Duffy, Rosaleen Melly and Lisa O’ Driscoll won € 35 each. Patsy Mc Dyer and Ann Marie Cunningham won € 25 each.

Feast of St. Anthony
Mass will be celebrated in Rossnowlagh on the feast of St. Anthony, Monday 13th June. Blessing of the Lilies will take place. A bus will leave Mc Guinness’ Café at 6.00 p.m. Newcomers are always welcome.

Supporting Safer Communities Campaign
Gardaí wish to take this opportunity to create awareness among the public of their ability to prevent crime. This can be done through greater awareness of the need to secure their personal belongings, and to be able to identify property and valuables, by marking and photographing them. Ensure property is not visible in vehicles in public places and that vehicles are locked when parked and left unattended. This includes when parked at home. Road users are also reminded of their capability of assisting with road safety, by wearing seatbelts, not using mobile phones and obeying speed limits. Further safety and security advice is available by contacting your local Garda Station (24 hours) at 9551108 or

The collection taken up for the Missionary Sisters of St. Peter Claver in Edeninfagh and Glenties on the 7th & 8th May amounted to a total of € 1,533.32. Mary Duignan, the Lay Helper, who spoke about the work of the Sisters, during Mass on that weekend wishes to thank you most sincerely for your support, which in her words ”far exceeded my expectation”.


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