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Clonmany Weekly Bulletin

Sunday 14th April 2002

Local Notes


St. Mary's Church, Clonmany.

St. Michael's Church, Urris.

Oratory, Ballyliffin.

Fr. Jack Farrell, P.P., Tel. 76264.

Fr. Peter Devlin, C.C., Tel. 76114.


Times of Masses, Confessions and Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament

St. Mary’s Church:


Mon. Tues. Wed. & Thurs. 9:30am.

Fri. 8pm.

Sat. Vigil 7pm.

Sun. 10am. 11:30am.


Fri. 7-7:50pm.

Sat. 6-6:50pm.


Mon. Fri. 1:30-3:30pm. in the Oratory in the Day Centre.

St. Michael’s Church:


Wed.. 9:30am.

Sat. Vigil 8pm.

Sun. 10:30am


Sat. 7:15pm.


Mon. - Fri. 7:30pm. - 9:30pm.

Oratory, Ballyliffin:






Local Notes

Priest on call: Fr. Devlin is on call this week, tel. 76114.

Dr. on Duty: In emergency, tel. 76173.

1st. Anniversary Mass: 7pm. Vigil Mass in St. Mary's Church next Sat. Apr. 20 will be offered for John Doherty, Cloughfin, on the first anniversary of his death. May he rest in peace.

Sympathy: We offer sincere sympathy to the relatives and friends of Fr. Breslin, Ardagh, and Vincent Lynch, Annagh & Galway, both of whom died recently. May they rest in peace.

Saints of the week:
Tuesday: St. Bernadette Soubirous.
Thursday: St. Laserian, bishop.

Baptisms: We welcome into God's family Alannah Teresa Friel, Clonmany; Gráinne Mary Coffey, London, and Paul Bernard Doherty, Tullagh.

Collections: Parish collection last weekend amounted to €1,654. Church Restoration Fund amounted to €1,509. Thank you for your generosity to both collections. Annual Trocaire Collection has amounted to ?11,427 over the last three weeks. This is an excellent response and continues to show the great generosity of the people of Clonmany Parish. God will reward each one for their goodness.

Confirmation Rehearsal this evening, Sunday, in St. Mary's Church at 7pm. Children to be confirmed, their sponsor and parents are asked to attend. Bishop Lagan will administer the Sacrament of Confirmation in St. Mary's Church on Thurs. Apr. 18 at 5pm. Children and sponsors are asked to be in their seat at 4:45pm. please.

Special Diocesan Mass: The Annual Diocesan Mass for those with special needs, and their families and friends, will take place in St. Joseph's Church, Galliagh, Derry on Sun. Apr. 21 at 3pm. The Mass will be celebrated by Bishop Lagan, and everyone will be most welcome.

Parochial Bingo in St. Mary's Hall on Friday night at 9pm. All welcome.

Cloontagh N.S. Parents wishing to enrol their children in Cloontagh N.S. in September please submit Baptismal Certificate to the school as soon as possible.

25 Card Drive continues in Cloontagh School every Tuesday at 9pm. Next Sunday - April 21 is Vocations Sunday: We are asked to pray for vocations particularly between Vocation Sunday and Pentecost. The need for priests is great and real. There is a need not only to ask the Lord to send labourers into His harvest, but also to put the prospect before young people. Prayer for Vocations God our Father, send workers into your harvest. May the Spirit we receive in Baptism touch the hearts of many to offer themselves in priesthood, religious life, and other forms of service. give the parents and families of our parish, the wisdom and courage to support young people, in searching for and following the call of God in their lives.

One Day Trip to Lough Derg on Sat. May 18. Return fare including two snacks is ?32. Bus will leave Urris at 7:45am. and Clonmany at 8am. For booking, tel. 76573.

Lost: Set of keys lost in the Ballyliffin area - if found please contact 76528.

Essentials & Gifts Shop, Clonmany - Closing down sale. Everything must go - many reductions.

Hairdressing by Helen (Dunaff) for men every Wednesday night from 6pm. - 11pm. And if you would like your hair done in your own home (female or male) just ring Helen 76255.

Health Clinic: Have your cholesterol, blood-sugar, triglcerides, blood-pressure and weight checked. Results in 15 minutes. Come along to The Strand Hotel on Sat. Apr. 20 between 8am. - 2pm. For appointment tel. 077-20649.

Aerobic Class returns on Mon. Apr. 15 in St. Mary's Hall at 8pm.

McGonigle's Shop, Urris: Big Sale now on - 15% off all Footwear and Clothes.

Youth Club Draw Results,

March 28, week 6:
1st. George Doherty, Carndonagh. Martin Noone.
2nd. James Martin McConalogue, Coolcross. Rosemary Doherty.
3rd. Anne Noone, Cloontagh. Martina Noone.
4th. Kathleen Devlin, Boherna. Donna & Fiona Doherty.

Week 7: Apr. 4:
1st. Bernie Callaghan, Rasheney. Aisling Callaghan.
2nd. Caroline McDaid, Mindoran. Laura McDaid.
3rd. Tony McEleney, Annagh. David McEleney.
4th. Sadie McGonigle, Cloontagh. Neil Gerard McGonigle.

Mini Lotto Nos. Apr. 6: 6, 11, 13, 16, 17, 20. No jackpot winner.
Winners of €15: Jim Noone, Cloontagh. Mark Devlin, I.O.D. Anne Doherty, Gortfad. Teresa & Maggie. Neil McEleney, Minahaw. Jackpot this week is €1,850.


Urris G.A.A. Club

Bingo in St. Mary's Hall on Thurs. at 9pm.

Club Meeting: Wed. at 9pm. in the clubhouse. All members please attend.

Match & Win Results - Thurs. Mar. 21.
Years drawn: 1966, 1971, 1979& 1980.
€15 Winners: Annie Friel, Dunaff. Nora & Rose, C/o Bingo. Cormac Skinnader, Carndonagh. Nora Harkin, Glasmullan. Eileen McGonigle, Hillview, Cloontagh.

Jackpot Thurs. April 18, €1,050.

14/04/'02 All Co. Div. 3 N. Mura V Urris at 3:00pm.
16/04/'02 U12B Buncrana V Urris at 6:15pm.
16/04/'02 U12A Buncrana V Urris at 7:00pm.
16/04/'02 U16 Urris V Buncrana at 7pm
20/04/'02 U12 Girls Urris V Moville at 12:00
25/04/'02 U14 Girls Urris V Carn at 7:00pm.

Rasheeny F.C.

Illies Res. 0 Rasheeny Res. 2

Sun. Apr. 14 - O'Gara Cup Semi-Final: Glengad Utd. V Rasheney Res. at 2pm.

Golden Goals: Last week's winner was Martin Kelly, Tullagh.

Clonmany Shamrocks

Culdaff F.C.2 Clonmany S'rocks 1
Aileach F.C.1 Clonmany S'rocks 2
Clonmany Res. 2 Cockhill Res. 3

Fixtures: Sun. Apr. 14
Knockalla Caravans Senior Cup: Clonmany Shamrocks V Q.P.S. (Ulster Senior League) at 2pm.
Culdaff Res. V Clonmany Res. at 11am.
Tues. Apr. 16: Clonmany Shamrocks V Q.P.S. at 7pm.

St. Mary's: U14 Training in Shamrock Park on Mon. Apr. 15 at 6:30pm


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