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Glenties Notes on January 18th 2002

Congratulations to Margaret Mc Gill, and Brian Gildea, who got engaged recently. Margaret is a daughter of Jimmy and Bella Mc Gill, Ard Mc Gill, Glenties and Brian is a son of Tony (formerly Straboy, Glenties) and Kathleen (nee Keeney, Drimnacrosh) Gildea, Surrey, England.

Congratulations to Louise and Anthony Byrne, Glen Road, Glenties on the birth on Monday 7th January 2002, of their third child, a baby brother for Patrick and Tony.

The following were prizewinners in the January Kilclooney Dolmen Centre Draw:
Cruise (value €6350) – Joseph Lynch, Clonleam, Delvin;
Newbridge Cutlery – Joseph Duddy, Narin;
Mirrored Clocks – Daniel J. Gallagher, Dungloe;
Framed Mirrors – Neil Mc Groarty, Mountcharles, Nan Concarr, Ardara, Seamus Nc Crudden, Ard Mc Gill, Glenties, G. Mc Neill / J. Brady, Portnoo, Bernadette Mc Hugh, Narin, Pat Mc Hugh, Narin Road, Glenties, James Hegarty, Tullycleave, Ardara.
€127 Euro – Mary Mc Geehan, Edergole, Ardara.
€63.50 Euro – Brian Mc namara, Ballinahinch, Co. Down.
A full list of all national prizewinners is available at the Dolmen Centre and is published in the Irish Independent on the Wednesday following the draw date. The next draw takes place on February 8th and ticket sellers will collect the 3rd £10 or €12.70 in the first week of February. Anyone who wishes to pay earlier can contact Tim Cranley at 075 51293. Thank you for your continued support.

Kilclooney Dolmen Centre is recruiting for its next Computer / Local History / Video Course, which is due to start in April. For further information phone 075-45966.

The death took place early on Saturday 12th January 2002 in Beaumont Hospital, Dublin of Ann Margaret Trimble, Maas, Glenties. Her remains were brought home later that day and to St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Monday morning. Fr. Prendergast assisted by Fr. Ó Gallachóir and Fr. Cuffe, Chaplin at St. Vincent’s Hospital, celebrated Requiem Mass. Her brothers and sisters did the Readings and brought the Gifts to the Altar and two cousins read Prayers of the Faithful. Burial took place in the New Cemetery. The whole community was shocked, first at the news of Ann Margaret’s sudden serious illness just a week ago and then saddened at the news of her death. She had worked as a nurse in St. Vincent’s Hospital in Dublin after finishing her training and her twenty third birthday was on Sunday 13th the day after she died. Ann Margaret was a daughter of Patsy and Margaret Trimble, Maas and is survived by her parents, four sisters and four brothers, grandmother, aunts, cousins, other relatives and friends. Her other grandmother, Mary Kennedy lived for several years at Mill Road, Glenties.


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