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Clonmany Weekly Bulletin

Sunday 19th May 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.

First Holy Communion Mass: The children of Clonmany and Cloontagh N.S. will make their First Holy Communion in St. Mary's Church on Sat. May 25 at 11am. and the children of Tiernasligo N.S. will make their First Holy Communion in St. Michael's Church on Sun. May 26 at 10:30am.

Saints of the week:
Monday: St. Bernardine of Siena.
Saturday: St. Bede, St. Gregory VII and St. Mary Magdalene de' Pazzi.

1st. Anniversary Masses: 8pm. Mass in St. Michael's Church, Urris on Fri. May 24 will be offered for Aidan Doherty, on the first anniversary of his death. 7pm. Vigil Mass in St. Mary's Church on Sat. May 25 will be offered for Unnie Doherty, Cloontagh, on the first anniversary of her death. May they rest in peace.

Collections: Parish collection last weekend amounted to €1,862. Church Restoration Fund amounted to €1,622. General Purpose Collection amounted to €1,021. Thank you for your generosity to all three collections.

Baptisms: We welcome into God's family Megan Patricia Hands, Cleagh; Chloe Margaret Gill, Magheramore and Ryan Walker McLaughlin, Annagh.

Donations: We acknowledge with gratitude a donation of €120 and a donation of €1,000 towards the Restoration of the Oratory.

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

St. Martin de Porris School, Cloontagh: Bishop Hegarty will officially reopen and bless the newly refurbished school at 12 o'clock on Fri. May 24. There will be an open afternoon from 2:30pm. - 5:30pm. for anyone wishing to visit the school to see the major improvement which has taken place. Refreshments will be served throughout the afternoon and all are welcome.

Congratulations to all responsible for the achievement of this important goal. Inishowen 100 Sponsored Walk - May 24, 25 & 26 in aid of the Foyle Hospice. Sponsorship cards in Centra - your sponsorship would be very much appreciated.

St. Vincent De Paul Society - Families who may be experiencing financial difficulties for First Holy Communion or any other needs please contact any member of the society or tel. 76421/ 76925. All requests are treated in the strictest confidence.

Urris Parents Association: Meeting in the boys School on Mon. May 20 at 7:30pm.

Annual Collection for Polio which was taken up recently amounted to €525. The association would like to thank everyone for their generosity. Annual Sponsored Walk in aid of the Church Restoration Fund will take place this year on Sun. June 30 at 3pm. from St. Mary's Hall via Tullagh, Crossconnell and back to St. Mary's Hall. So if you are not already taking a regular walk get out and into practice and take part on the day. Your support will be greatly appreciated.

Lost: Fuji-Nexia Camera in the Ballyliffin area on Fri. May 3. If found please tel. 077-62860.

Stylers Hairdressing Salon will be closed on Fri. May 24, Sat. May 25, and Tues. June 4.

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

Clonmany Community Games: Sports Day on Wed. May 22 at 6:30pm. in Rasheney Football Pitch. Bus pick-up at Tiernasligo School at 6pm. and Clonmany Square at 6:15pm. Fee is €2.

Youth Club Draw Results, May 9, week 12:
1st. P. Downey, Binion. Promoter: Emily McEleney.
2nd. Emma Noone, Upper Annagh. Promoter: David & Sue McEleney.
3rd. Teresa Coyle, Roxtown. Promoter: Mary Duffy.
4th. Nellie Doherty, Cleagh. Promoter: Mary Doherty.

Mini lotto nos. May 11: 5, 8, 10, 11, 15, 17. No jackpot winner. Winners of €15: Hannah Toland, Mindoran. Aine Daly, Trillick, Buncrana. Susan McCarron, Roxtown. Maria Doherty, C/0 Butchers, Clonmany. Ursula Gallagher, Black Farm. Jackpot this week is €2,600.


Urris G.A.A. Club

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

19/05/'02 All Co. Div. 3 Res. Urris V Downings at 1:30pm.
19/05/'02 All Co. Div. 3 Urris V Downings at 3:00pm.
21/05/'02 U12 "B" Boys Urris V Buncrana at 6:15pm.
21/05/'02 U12 "A" Boys Urris V Buncrana at 7:00pm.
21/05/'02 U16 I.L. Carn V Urris at 7:00pm.
23/05/'02 U14 Girls Urris V Buncrana at 7:00pm.
24/05/'02 U16 Div 2 Champ. Urris V Glenswilly at 7:30pm.
25/05/'02 U12 Girls Buncrana V Urris at 12:00 Donegal V Down Game - All ticket. To book your ticket tel. Edward 76416 by Wednesday night. Tickets distributed in the clubhouse on Fri. at 9pm.

Match & Win Results - Thurs. May 9.
Years Drawn: 1962, 1963, 1965, 1983.
€ 15 winners: Susan Kelly, Dunaff. Bernadette Doherty, Tullagh. Paddy Kerr, Crossconnell. Kathleen Kelly, Letter. Caitlín McKinney, Hillview, Cloontagh. Jackpot Thurs. May 16, €1,210.

Clonmany Shamrocks

Result of Knockalla Semi-final Letterkenny Rovers 2 Clonmany Shamrocks 3

Sun. May 19 at 7pm. Final of Credit Union in Maginn Park Clonmany Shamrocks V Carndonagh
Fri. May 24 Final Top Four in Maginn Park at 7pm. Clonmany Shamrocks V Carndonagh
Sun. May 26 Final of Knockalla will take place in Ballyare, Letterkenny Clonmany Shamrocks V Fanad United Tickets for these finals available from players and club members. Also available in the Square Bar.

Inishowen League Dinner Dance will take place on Fri. May 31. Tickets on sale from Patrick McCarron, tel. 76757.

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