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Clonmany Weekly Bulletin

Sunday 28th 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. Maryís 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. Michaelís 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.

Month's Mind Masses: 8pm. Mass in St. Mary's Church on Fri. May 3 will be offered for Bro. Gabriel Gordon, formerly of Legahurry, Isle of Doagh, who died recently in Mount Argus, Dublin. 7pm. Vigil Mass in St. Mary's Church next Sat. May 4 will be offered for Vincent Lynch, formerly of Annagh, who died in Galway recently. May they rest in peace.

Saints of the week:
Monday: St. Catherine of Siena, Doctor of the Church. Tuesday: St. Pius V. The pope who implemented Trent.
Wednesday: St. Joseph, the Worker (May Day)
Thursday: St. Athanasius. He fought the Arian heresy.
Friday: The First Friday of May. Ss. Philip and James.
Saturday: St.Conleth, great saint of Kildare, buried there beside St. Brigid.

Baptisms: We welcome into God's family Lauren Marie Collins, Tornabratley. Collections: Parish collection last weekend amounted to €1,997. Church Restoration Fund amounted to €1,861. Thank you for your generosity to both collections.

Confirmation: Congratulations to all those who were confirmed recently. We are grateful to our parents, teachers, the choir and all those who helped to make it a memorable day for the Parish. Also many thanks to those who provided refreshments afterwards in the hall. Parochial Bingo in St. Mary's Hall on Friday night at 9pm. All welcome.

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

Baptismal Certificate: Anyone requiring a Baptismal/Marriage certificate please contact Kathleen, 76114.

Eucharistic Healing Mission - Fr. Peter Byrne C.Ss.R. (Redemptorist Order) will conduct a Mission in our Parish from May 5 -11. Masses will be celebrated each morning at 7am. and 10am. The evening service will be at 7:30pm. each evening. The Mission is a time of special blessings for every family in the parish. We ask everyone to make a special effort to be present at Morning Mass and Evening Service every day.

Two School Caretakers Required: Post A - Rasheney School. Post B - Shared between Clonmany and Tiernasligo Schools. These posts will be based on the Back to Work Scheme and therefore would suit unemployed and those on Community Employment Schemes. Further details from Fr. Devlin, tel. 76114.

Chiropodist: Patricia Barnett will be in the Day Centre on Mon. Apr. 29 from 10am. - 2pm. For appointment tel. 76603 on Monday morning.

Readers, Collectors, Lay Ministers, Counters & Altar Society for May.


Vigil Mass:
Mary McGeoghegan, Ballyliffin.
10am. Mass: Aisling Kelly, Tullagh.
11:30am.Mass: John Farren, Ardagh.

Vigil Mass:
Long Aisle: Patsy Devlin & Eddie Gill. Bell Aisle: John Gill. Stair Aisle: Joe Farrell.
10am. Mass: Long Aisle: Eddie Shiels. Bell Aisle: Phil Doherty. Stair Aisle: Pauline McDaid.
11:30am.Mass: Long Aisle: Pat Doherty & J. J. Harkin. Bell Aisle: Neil O'Donnell. Stair Aisle: Brian Kelly.

Lay Ministers:
Vigil Mass:
Geraldine Martin, Mary McGeoghegan, Carmel McFadden & Geraldine O'Donnell.
10am. Mass: Eilish Kelly & Pauline McDaid.
11:30am.Mass: Jim Harkin, Myra Harkin & Edward McLaughlin.

Altar Society:
Sarah McConnellogue, Coolcross.

Pauline McDaid & Jim Harkin.


Vigil Mass:
Sheila Doherty, Claggin
10:30am.Mass: Mary Quinn, Leenankiel.

Vigil Mass:
Neil McGonigle, Roxtown & Bernard Friel, Dunaff.
10:30am.Mass: Danny Doherty,Claggin & Martin Toland, U'managh

Lay Ministers:
Vigil Mass:
Maureen Wright Friel & Kathleen Doherty
10:30am.Mass: Elizabeth Doherty & Kathleen Doherty (C)

Altar Society: Bridie Conaghan, Claggin.

Ballyliffin Residents Association: Meeting in The Strand Hotel on Thurs. May 2 at 8:30pm. to discuss development of plans for the future and the forthcoming dance in aid of the Ballyliffin/Clonmany Development Group.

St. Mary's Hall, Clonmany: €138 has been paid to refill the fire extinguishers in St. Mary's Hall, which was vandalised recently.

National Alzheimer's Tea/Coffee Day - Thurs. May 2. Drop in to St. Mary's Hall on Thursday between 11am and 2:30pm. and enjoy a cuppa while supporting this worthy cause.

Annual Church Gate Collection for Polio will be taken up next weekend, May 4 & 5 after all Masses. Please be as generous as you can.

Young People's Beginning Experience: a peer support group for young people who have lost a parent through death, divorce or separation are celebrating 10yrs. of Ministry in the Derry area. All who have participated in our programmes or weekends are invited to attend a service followed by a disco/dance/line-dancing and supper in St. Joseph's Hall, Gallaigh next Sat. May 4. For further information contact Bernie, 04871 351300.

Clonmany Festival: Meeting in the Square Bar on Mon. Apr. 29 at 9pm. New members welcome.

Reminder - Sunday Apr. 28 - Fill in Census Form.

Aerobic Class in St. Mary's Hall on Mon. at 8pm. Everyone welcome.

25 Card Drive in Cloontagh school on Tuesday at 9pm.

Oil Burners Serviced - Tel. 086 8779900.

Youth Club Draw Results, April 18, week 9:

1st. Mary T. McGroarty, Rasheney. Promoter: Aisling Callaghan.
2nd. Teresa Doherty, Binion. Promoter: Emily McEleney.
3rd. Michael O'Donnell, Binion. Promoter: Emily McEleney.
4th. Lily Gill, Binion. Promoter: Emily McEleney.

Mini Lotto Nos. Apr. 20: 3, 5, 6, 7, 11, 12.
No jackpot winner.
Winners of €15: Mary O'Keefe. Magheramore. M. M. McDonald, Minahaw. Michael Devlin, Boherna. Tom Staunton, C/o The Ballyliffin Hotel. Vincent M. Kelly, Glengad. Jackpot this week is €2,150.


Urris G.A.A. Club

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

28/04/'02 All Co. Div. 3 Res. R. Hughes V Urris at 1:30pm.
28/04/'02 All Co. Div. 3 R. Hughes V Urris at 3pm.
30/04/'02 U12 "B" Boys Urris V Malin at 6:15pm.
30/04/'02 U12 "A" Boys Urris V Malin at 7:00pm.
30/04/'02 U16 Malin V Urris at 7:00pm.
02/05/'02 U14 Girls Malin V Urris at 7:00pm.

Training for U14 Boys in Straid on Thurs. May 2 at 4:30pm.

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

Tickets for Cavan V Donegal Match on Sun. May 12. Book with Edward before next Sunday - tel. 76416.

Match & Win Results - Thurs. Apr. 18.
Years Drawn: 1972, 1975, 1976, 1980.
€15 winners: Kathleen Kelly, Letter. Kelly Family, Dunaff. Rose & Nora C/o Bingo. Mary McGonigle, Carndonagh. Noel McGonigle, Cloontagh. Jackpot Apr.25 €1,090.

Clonmany Shamrocks

Results - Clonmany Shamrocks 1 Gleneely Colts 0

Fixtures: Sun. Apr. 28: Westend League Cup Final: Clonmany Shamrocks V Culdaff F.C. K.O. at 7pm. in Maginn Park

Meeting in the clubhouse on Tues. Apr. 30 at 9pm.

Bingo draw results: 1st.Bernie Moore, Crossconnell. 2nd.Anne Doherty, Tiernasligo.

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