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Glenties Notes on August 5th 2004

The marriage of Sheila Mc Dermott and Colm Harold took place in the Church of the Holy Family, Edeninfagh, Glenties on Saturday 24th July 2004. Sheila is the eldest daughter of Dannie and Mary Mc Dermott, Meenagrubby, Glenties and Colm is the youngest son of Bridget and the late Charlie Harold, New Mills. Fr. Nigel Ó Gallachóir C.C. Glenties officiated and celebrated Nuptial Mass. Her father gave the bride away and her sisters, Ann Marie Hunter and Teresa Mc Dermott attended her. Martin Harold, the groom’s brother was bestman and a friend, Michael Farrelly was groomsman. Ryan Hunter a nephew of the bride was Ring Bearer. Readings were by Michael Mc Dermott, brother of the bride and Marie Mc Laughlin, sister of the groom. Colette Harold, sister of the groom, Martina and Daniel Mc Dermott, sister and brother of the bride read Prayers of the Faithful. Both mothers brought the Gifts to the Altar. Singing was by an uncle and cousin of the groom, Peadar and Mary Toner. Daniel Mc Dermott, the bride’s brother was Altar Server. The reception was held in the Highlands Hotel, Glenties and the honeymoon is being spent in Florida.

Congratulations to Joe and Anne Craig, Ard Mc Gill, Glenties who celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary this week.

The death took place in Killybegs Hospital on Monday 26th July 2004 of Phonsie Breslin, Mullanmore, Glenties. His remains were brought to his home later that evening and to St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Wednesday morning. Fr. Denis Quinn, Falcarragh, nephew of the deceased, assisted by Fr. Nigel Ó Gallachóir, Glenties, Fr. Francis Mc Loone, Letterkenny, Fr. Sean Gallagher, Gortahork, Fr. Kevin Gillespie, Fintown and Fr. Paddy Doherty, Derry celebrated Requiem Mass. Readings were by Phonsie’s nieces, Mary Quinn and Annette Breslin. Fr. Nigel read Prayers of the Faithful. Annie Mc Kenna and Evelyn Murkin, nieces and Cadhla and Odharnaith Mc Kenna, grandnephew and grandniece brought the Gifts to the Altar. Gerry Mc Kenna read a Reflection after Communion. Music was by Sr. Immaculata on the organ, Vincent and Peter Campbell on fiddle and singing was by Nora Gallagher. Burial took place in the New Graveyard. Two brothers John and Jim predeceased Phonsie. He is survived by one brother, Patsy, Frosses and one sister, Maureen Quinn, Greenans, nieces, nephew, grandniece, grandnephew, brother-in-law, sister-in-law, other relatives and friends, to whom sincere sympathy is extended.

Sincere sympathy is extended to Mary, Jimmy and Patrick Campbell, Main St. Glenties on the death of their uncle, James Mc Cready, which took place in Corr Point, Lettermacaward on Sunday 25th July 2004 and to all the relatives and friends.

Sincere sympathy is extended to the Boyle families in Glenties and Burtonport, on the death of Rose, which took place on Friday last.

Sincere sympathy is extended to the relatives and friends of Michelle Mc Glynn, London, whose funeral takes place today Thursday.

The Annual Raphoe Diocesan Pilgrimage to Our Lady’s Shrine in Knock with Bishop Boyce takes place on Saturday 14th August. This is a special year in Knock as it is the 125th anniversary of the apparitions. A bus will leave Edeninfagh Church car park at 8.00a.m. and the Community Centre, Glenties at 8.15a.m. For bookings contact Mc Guinness’ Café at 9551284.

Mass will be celebrated in Edeninfagh Graveyard next Sunday 8th August at 3.00p.m.


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