The death took place on Saturday 13th March 2004 in the Blackrock Clinic, Dublin, of Maura Mc Bride Donegal Road, Ballyshannon. Her remains were brought to her home later that evening and to St. Patrick’s Church, Ballyshannon on Monday. Requiem Mass was concelebrated with Fr. John Mc Loone P.P. Frosses, Maura’s brother as the chief concelebrant. Burial took place in the Abbey Cemetery. She is survived by her husband, John, sons, Shaun and Brendan, daughters, Denise, Ann and Maria, brothers, Michael, Mc Loone, Narin Road, Glenties, Fr. John, Frosses, twin sister Breid Boyle, Mullaghaduff, Sr. Anne Mc Loone, Stranorlar, nieces, nephews other relatives and many friends, to whom sincere sympathy is extended. Maura was a daughter of the late Joe (Barney) and Mary Ann Mc Loone, Main St. Glenties.
Congratulations to Paddy and Bridie Doherty, Mill Road, Glenties who celebrated their 50th Wedding Anniversary recently.
Congratulations to Marion Byrne, Drimnasillagh, Glenties and John Orr, Newtownstewart, Co. Tyrone who got engaged recently.
Thirty-eight boys and girls received the Sacrament of Confirmation from Bishop Philip Boyce in St. Colmcille’s Church, Fintown on Sunday 21st March 2004. Those confirmed were: – Martina Gill, Ciarán Gill. (St. Riaghan’s N.S. Drimnacrosh) – – Dervla Nichols, Donagh O’Callaghan, David Mc Dyre, Jamie Gallagher, Marcella Furey. (Scoil Mhuire) –Emily Thompson, Phillipp Roog, Daniel Roog, Noelle O’ Donnell, Alanna Molloy, Mairead Mc Devitt, Natalie Hegarty, Gráinne Griffin, Rickard Gallagher, Philip Gallagher, Jason Gallagher, Amy Gallagher, Lauren Furey, Sean Curran, Martin Byrne, Jonathon Byrne, Barbara Boyle, Roisín Bonner, Caolan Bonner. (Fintown N.S.) – Seán Ó Luadh, Seán Ó Cuinn, Pauric Ó Baoill, Mairead Nic Gaothín, Aoife Nic Dábhaidh, Emma Ní Chnáimhsí, Aodh Mac Fhloinn, Cathal Ellis. (Kilkenny N.S.) – Joseph Quinn, John Paul Quinn, Ann Geraldine Melly, Jamie Mc Hugh.