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Glenties Notes on May 12th 2005

On Friday 15th April 2005 Charlie Hanlon and Julie Deeney were married in the Star of the Sea Church, Glenvar. Fr. James Gillespie C.C. Milford officiated and celebrated Nuptial Mass, assisted by Rev. Gordon Freeman, Glenties. Charlie is a son of Richard and Susan Hanlon, Tullyard, Glenties and Julie is a daughter of Susan and the late Paddy Deeney, Lehardan, Rathmullan. Her brother, James gave the bride away and her niece Nicola Deeney and Dorothy Walker, sister of the groom, attended her. William Hanlon, brother of the groom was bestman and John Deeney, brother of the bride was groomsman. God-daughters of the bride, Amy Nelis and Megan Kelly were flowergirls and Pearse Neilly, cousin of the bride and Reece Hanlon, nephew of the groom were pageboys. The reception was held in the Milford Inn and the honeymoon was spent in St. Lucia and Barbados.

Congratulations to the boys and girls who received their First Holy Communion in St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Saturday 7th May 2005. They were – Reece Mc Dyer, Emily Molloy, Conor Furey, Amy Harvey, David Keeney, Ethan O’Donnell, Kieran Sharkey, Connell Mc Devitt, Charles Mc Guinness, Mathew Murphy, John Fischer, Hannah Molloy, Joanne Gallagher, Cian Breslin, Orlaith Sharkey, Rosie Mc Devitt, Briana Mc Donnell, Stephen Moore, Ailbhe O’Donnell and Ryan Moore. Fr. Pat Prendergast, assisted by Fr. Nigel Ó Gallachóir and Fr. Adrian Gavigan celebrated the Mass. Readings were by Ryan Moore and Briana Mc Donnell. David Keeney, Cian Breslin, Orlaith Sharkey, Rosie Mc Devitt, Conor Furey and Charles Mc Guinness read Prayers of the Faithful. Mathew Murphy, Kieran Sharkey, Amy Harvey, John Fischer, Joanne Gallagher, Stephen Moore, Hannah Molloy, Ethan O’Donnell, Nabla Furey, Emily Molloy and Connell Mc Devitt brought the Gifts to the Altar. Ronan O’Donnell was the Narrator. Reece Mc Dyer read a Child’s Prayer before Communion and Ailbhe O’Donnell read a Child’s Prayer after Communion and on behalf of the parents Kevin Keeney read a Prayer after Communion. Music and singing was by the children’s choir under the guidance of Anne Mc Dwyer.

An Old Time Dance will be held in Edeninfagh Hall, Glenties next Saturday 14th May. Dancing starts at 9.00p.m. Music is by local artists including Vincent, Jimmy and Peter Campbell and a variety of visiting artists. Admission is 5.00Euro.

The people of Termon Parish have organised a Mass of Thanksgiving to mark the Silver Jubilee of Fr. Pat Mc Hugh. As Fr. Mc Hugh served here in our parish, the parishioners of Glenties have been invited to the function. The Mass will be celebrated at 6.00p.m. on Sunday 12th June in St. Columba’s Church, Termon, with refreshments afterwards in Termon Hall.


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