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Glenties Notes on February 24th 2005

Congratulations to Christy Hegarty and Pat Walsh who were the winners of the Laghey Pairs Tournament and were Quarter Finalists in the Gortahork Pairs Tournament.

Sincere sympathy is extended to Johnny Boyle, Highlands Hotel, Glenties on the death of his uncle, Hughie Mc Cready, Corr Point, Lettermacaward, which took place last week, also to Hughie’s wife and family and to all the relatives and friends.

Glenties has been nominated this year for the Entente Florale, a European Competition for Towns and Villages. A meeting was held in the Community Centre on Monday night. Glenties Tidy Town Committee is organising a ‘Big Clean-Up Day’ on Saturday 26th February. Please come to the Community Centre at 10.00 a.m.

As a result of a meeting held in the Highlands Hotel. Glenties on the 10th February a new committee was formed for the Glenties Community Television. New equipment is required so that a better reception can he had by those who receive the transmission from the mast. To cover the cost of this a ‘Door-to-Door’ collection of fifty Euro will be made by members of the committee. Payments can also be made to Eunan Mc Glinchey at the Mace Supermarket, Main St. Glenties.

Are you six months unemployed, a lone parent, a woman / man in the home, in receipt of disability / invalidity payment or a dependant partner of a long-term unemployed person? Are you looking for work, training or education opportunities? If the answer is yes, then the Regional Employment Service has a range of services, which will help you on the road towards employment. Having access to all state and community agencies we can help you apply for education, training courses and jobs. The following are among some of the services we offer – 1Put together a professional C.V. 2 Fill out application forms. 3 Prepare properly for your interview. 4 Provide access to emerging job opportunities. 5 Provide access to training and education opportunities. 6 Detail the advantages of taking up employment. Ring Mary at 074-9128010 to make an appointment. She will arrange to meet with you in the Community Centre, Glenties. ICTU and The Donegal Local Development Company jointly support the RES.

The Donegal Branch of the Alzheimer Society wishes to thank everyone who made a contribution to the recent Church Gate Collection, which amounted to E 676.10. Your donation is very much appreciated.


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