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Glenties Notes on Feburary 28th 2001

Congratulations to Mary and Sean Connaughton, The Rock, Glenties on the birth in Letterkenny Hospital on Monday 19th February of their baby daughter, a little sister for Ryan.

The death took place in St. Joseph’s Hospital, Stranorlar on Wednesday 21st February 2001 of Neil Mc Hugh, Stranaglough, Glenties. His remains were brought to St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Thursday evening. Fr. Patrick Prendergast P.P. celebrated Requiem Mass on Friday morning. Readings were by his nephew, Seamus Mc Hugh and grandnephew, Ross Campbell. The Gifts were brought to the Altar by nephew, Sean McHugh and nieces Mary Ellen Mc Ginty and Anne Smith. Music was by Sr. Immaculata on the organ. Burial took place in the New Cemetery. Neil was the last member of his family to die. His five brothers, James, Danny, Patsy, Francie and John predeceased him. Danny died just five weeks ago on January 18th. Sincere sympathy is extended to his nieces, nephews, sisters-in-law and all his relatives and friends.

Sincere sympathy is extended to the family of Eileen Boyce, Mullinamina, Glenties who died on Saturday last.

Sincere sympathy is extended to the relatives of Paddy Browne, formerly of Letterilly, Glenties, who died recently in England.

Sincere sympathy is extended to the wife and family of Patsy Friel, Drimnacrosh, Glenties, who died suddenly on Sunday last.

A special Interdenominational Service of Remembrance for all families who have suffered the loss of a loved one, through miscarriage, stillbirth or neo-natal death, will take place in Conwal Parish Church, Letterkenny, on Sunday next 4th March at 4.00 p.m.

There will be a Horticultural Night in the Highlands Hotel on Thursday 8th March at 8.00 p.m. hosted by Mr. Tommy Ronnaghan, Highland Radio Gardening Expert. All queries and concerns will be expertly handled on the night. There will be a variety of plants, trees and shrubs, available for sale afterwards. As this is also National Tree Week it is the perfect opportunity to get in touch with nature. All welcome! Admission – £2.00.

The organisers of the Tribute to Brendan Maxwell wish to thank all who made the night such a success; those who attended the function, gave spot prizes, made donations or helped in any way. A special thanks to the Bands who made the night possible.

To mark Woman’s World Day of Prayer, a special International and Interdenominational Service takes place in the Church of Ireland, Ardara on Friday 2nd March at 8.30p.m. All men and women are welcome.


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