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Glenties Notes on October 14th 2004

It’s that time of year again! Time to put on your thinking caps! The Annual Witches Fancy Dress Ball is on Sunday 24th October in the Limelight, Glenties. It is strictly over 18s. Doors will be open at 10.00p.m. Music is by ‘Mary B. and The Monsters’ and admission is 10Euro. There will be plenty of prizes. If you want your face painted you can have it done in Molloy’s Bar from 8.00p.m. Since it’s inception the Witches Ball has been a great success and one not to be missed.

The annual Senior Citizens Party is in the Highlands Hotel, Glenties on Sunday 5th December. This year it will start with Mass at 3.00p.m. in the hotel. Dinner will be served after Mass followed by music and entertainment.

Michael Fitzgerald, 13 Dr. Mc Closkey Crescent, Glenties will be joining the Eamonn Coghlan team running in the Dublin Marathon on the 25th October. Apart from all the training required to take on the marathon challenge of running 26 miles 385 yards, Michael has undertaken to raise a minimum of 1,000 Euro to help sick children. Your help is needed and time is running out. There are sponsorship cards in the local Credit Union Office, Post office, Highlands Hotel and Olive’s Shoe Shop. He hopes to have cards in Ardara and other areas as well. Anyone wishing to make a donation may ring Michael’s home number – 9551044. All funds raised will go directly to Our Lady’s Hospital for Sick Children, Crumlin and a donation will be made to the Grace Nolan Foundation. . Any support you can give Michael in his challenge will be greatly appreciated especially by the sick children who will benefit from your generosity. This year is the 25th Anniversary of the Dublin Marathon and will be Michael’s 24th marathon, which is quite a record. We wish him well in this challenge.

Best wishes to our Minor Team on Sunday next when they play Kilcar again in the replay of the County Final.

Congratulations to Peadar Molloy, Lacklea, Glenties on his success on Winning Streak game show last Saturday night. Peadar won a car and some cash and is the first person from Glenties to appear on the show. Here’s hoping he is the first of many!

On Saturday 25th September Kelley Dawson and Trevor Curran were married in St. Eunan’s Cathedral, Letterkenny. Fr. John Joe Duffy officiated and celebrated Nuptial Mass. Kelley is a daughter of Bill and Mary Dawson, Ard Mc Gill, Glenties and Trevor is a son of Leo and Sadie Curran, Main St. Rathmullen. Her father gave the bride away and her sisters Karolyne Doherty and Lesley Dawson, the groom’s sister Maria Curran and a friend Fidelma Toland attended her. The groom’s brother Mark was bestman and his cousins Patrick and Paul Patton and Gary Curran were groomsmen. Nieces of the bride, Natasha and Tara Dawson and Lauryn Doherty were flowergirls and Ryan Patton cousin of the groom and Jonathon Dawson nephew of the bride were pageboys. Readings were by Anne Doherty and Catriona Kelly friends of the couple. Julie Dawson and Darren Doherty, sister-in-law and nephew of the bride read Prayers of the Faithful. Both mothers brought the Gifts to the Altar. The reception was held in the Holiday Inn, Letterkenny and the honeymoon was spent in Lanzorote.


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