All Ireland Champions: Congratulations to the Glenties Scoil Mhuire Girls who had double success on the football field in the space of two days. They followed up their magnificent all Ireland win in Tallaght on Tuesday to clinch the Finn Harps Competition on Thursday. This means the girls have had a clean sweep in both Gaelic and soccer winning every competition they have entered. Well done to Amy Boyle Carr who was selected as ‘Player of the Tournament’ in Dublin. A fantastic achievement for all involved.
Community Centre: Bingo is held in the Glenties Community Centre Glenties, every Tuesday night at 9 p.m. Every line is €50, every house is €100. Snowball Jackpot is €1700 on Tuesday 13th June on 45 numbers; if not won €300 will be paid out. In-house draws. Snooker every night from 6 p.m. except Tuesday. Anyone wanting to rent the Community Centre please contact 0872679321.
Bingo: Winners on Tuesday 5th June at the Bingo in the Community Centre, Glenties were – Fidelma Burke, Bruckless won € 300; Mary Gallagher and Mamie Mc Geehan won € 150 each; Anne Quinn, Anne Furey, Johnny Mc Cole, Hugo Mc Dyer, Glenties, Sean Maloney, Ardara and Josie Martin won € 100 each; Breege Gallagher, Rosbeg won € 60; Anthony Burke, Bruckless, Irene Langan, Cathy Connell, Portnoo, Mary Kennedy, Main Street, Bridie Boyle, Helen Mc Dyre, Letterilly, Annie Deane, Kilcar, Carmel Fitzgerald, Josie Martin, Sally Mc Guigan, Josie Martin, Miss Harkin and Josie Martin won € 50 each.
Annie Behan Memorial Walk/Run: The Annie Behan Memorial Walk / Run in aid of the Donegal Hospice will take place next Saturday 16th June 2012 at 11 a.m. Starting point is the Highlands Hotel, Glenties. Everyone is welcome.
Fundraising Dance: A fundraising dance in aid of Naomh Conaill Ladies and Fintown Harps will take place in Halla Baile Na Finne, Fintown next Sunday 17th June. Music is by The Regulators. Doors will open at 8 p.m. and music will start at 9 p.m. Admission is €10. Get your dancing shoes on and support two local clubs.
Cash for Clobber: St. Riaghan’s “Cash for Clobber” collection is on Monday 18th June. Scoil Mhuire “Cash for Clobber” collection is on Wednesday 20th June.
Collection: Thanks to all who contributed to the recent Irish Cancer Society Collection. The amount raised was €782.
Bike Week: Bike Week is commencing on 16th June. Along with the weekly run Tír Conaill Gap Cycling Club will run a Fun Cycle Day. The club invite everyone, of all ages and levels of cycling that would like to get out their bike for a fun social run, to come along on Sunday 17th June at 3 p.m. and join them at the Community Centre. Why not make it a family day out? There will be a Barbeque afterwards in Costcutters Car Park.
Graveyard Sunday: Mass will be celebrated in the New Graveyard, Glenties on Sunday 8th July at 3 p.m. Mass will be celebrated in Edeninfagh Graveyard at 3 p.m. on Sunday 5th August.
Raphoe Diocesan Pilgrimage to Knock: The annual Raphoe Pilgrimage to Knock will take place on Saturday 18th August. It will be led by Most Rev. Bishop Philip Boyce, Bishop of Raphoe. Confessions from 11 a.m. Mass including Anointing of the Sick and Special Blessing of the Sick will be celebrated at 3 p.m.
Courses: The Adult Education & Training Centre, Letterkenny is now recruiting for programmes commencing in September. Courses available include – Computer Application Level 4 and 5; Leaving Certificate Childcare Level 5. Places are limited. Contact the Centre on 9161581 for more information.
Day of Prayer and Healing: A Day of Prayer and Healing with Eddie Stones takes place in Emmanuel House of Providence, Co. Galway on Saturday 30th June. To book a seat and for more information contact 074 9551440.
Downstrands Family Resource Centre: Open Night: All our course participants, tutors and parents are invited to an FRC Open Night on Tuesday 19th June from 7.30 – 9.00 p.m. Come along and share your ideas for the Autumn Programme and enjoy a glass of wine and refreshments
Monday Morning Walk & Talk Group: Starting 18th June for 4 weeks. Meet in the Dolmen Centre at 11.00 a.m. for 1 hour walk. Enjoy a cup of tea and a chat at the end.