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Clonmany Weekly Bulletin

Sunday 26th 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. Farrell is on call this week, tel. 76264.

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

First Holy Communion: Congratulations to all the children from the four Parish schools who recently received their First Holy Communion. We thank their parents, teachers and all those who provided refreshments afterwards. Corpus Christi Procession will take place in Clonmany next Sunday at 3pm. All the little girls who made their First Holy Communion recently are invited to walk and strew flowers in front of the Blessed Sacrament.

Saints of the week:

Monday: St. Augustine of Canterbury.
Friday: The Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
Saturday: St. Justin. 1st.

Anniversary Mass: 10:30am. Mass in St. Michael's Church, Urris on Sun. June 2 will be offered for John Kearney, Tiernasligo, on the first anniversary of his death. May he rest in peace. Collections: Parish collection last weekend amounted to €1,820. Church Restoration Fund amounted to €1,618. Thank you for your generosity.

Baptism: We welcome into God's family Katlyn Marie Nicole Kelly, Ballyhallion.

Donations: We acknowledge with gratitude a donation of €600 to the Church Restoration Fund.

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

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.

Chiropodist: Patricia Barnett will visit the Day Centre on Mon. May 27 from 10am. - 2pm. For appointment, tel. 76603 on Monday morning.

Action Inishowen: A vacancy exists on the Action Inishowen FÁS Community Employment Programme for an environmental worker with Carndonagh Tidy Town. Usual FÁS conditions apply. For further information, or to apply, contact Margaret Glackin, Manager, Action Inishowen at 077-74529.

Readers, Collectors, Lay Ministers, Counters, and Altar Society for June:


Vigil Mass Maureen Kerr.
10am. Mass Pauline McDaid.
11:30 Mass Mary Kathleen Brennan.

Vigil Mass
Bell Aisle: Philip Devlin.
Stair Aisle: Joe Farrell.
Long Aisle: Denis Coyle & Edmund Doherty.

10am. Mass
Bell Aisle: Packie Farren.
Stair Aisle: Michael O'Donnell.
Long Aisle: Phil Doherty & Rose McDonald.

11:30 Mass
Bell Aisle: Martin McHale.
Stair Aisle:Michael Doherty.
Long Aisle:Frank Logue

Lay Ministers:
Vigil Mass Anne Doherty, Margaret Reidy, Annie McCarron & Breedge Doherty.
10am. Mass Mac McDonald & Margaret Reidy
11:30 Mass Margaret Devlin, Mary Whitehouse & Bridie Grant.

Altar Society: Kathleen Lackin.



Vigil Mass: Maureen Wright Friel.
10:30 Mass May Barr.

Vigil Mass: Michael McLaughlin & Patrick Diver
10:30 Mass Matthew McLaughlin & Charlie McCarron.

Lay Ministers:
Vigil Mass: Charlie McCarron & Kathleen Doherty
10:30 Mass John & Kathleen Friel

Altar Society: Maureen Friel. Counters: Anna Doherty & Alice McLaughlin.


Sinéad McGroarty.

Dessie Kemmy.

Lay Ministers:
Teresa McFeeley

Clonmany N.S. A Sponsored Walk will take place on Sun. June 9 at 1pm. leaving Clonmany N.S. via Tullagh, Crossconnell and back to the school. Sponsor Sheets available - tel. 76808. Proceeds in aid of Clonmany N.S.

Monthly Draw: Promoters are asked to make returns on Tuesday of this week for the draw on Friday night at bingo.

Clonmany Festival: Meeting in the Square Bar on Mon. May 27 at 9pm.

Car Boot Sale on Sat. June 1 from 12-4pm. Please note that Sat. June 1 and Sat. July 6 (only) will be outside tel. 76938/76772.

Movie - Drome: Video shop has now moved from Briney's bar to new premises (formerly Essentials and Gifts shop). For all your video, DVD, playstation and confectionery needs, Movie-Drome will be opened from this weekend. Tel. 78972.

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

Youth Club Draw Results, May 16, week 13:

1st. Shauna Craig, Mindoran. Promoter: Laura McDaid.
2nd. Michelle McGonigle, Gorteran.Promoter: Mary Doherty.
3rd. Daniel & Philip Devlin, Cleagh.Promoter: Patrick & Michael
4th. Kathleen Doherty, Hillside Cottage, Cloontagh. Promoter: Neil G.McGonigle

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.

28/05/'02 Inishowen U16 Shield Semi-final Moville V Urris in Carn at 7pm.
28/05/'02 U12 "B" Boys Urris V Moville at 6:15pm.
28/05/'02 U12 "A" Boys Urris V Moville at 7:00pm.
30/05/'02 U14 Girls Moville V Urris at 7:00pm.

Club Meeting on Tuesday at 9pm. in the clubhouse.

Match & Win Results - Thurs. May 16. Years Drawn: 1961, 1969, 1970, 1978. €15 winners: Shane Doherty, Tiernasligo. Danny Tully, Magheramore. Fr. Charlie Logue, Tullagh. Christine Kemmy, Ballyliffin. Martina Diver, Ard Colgan, Carndonagh. Jackpot Thurs. May 23, €1,250.

Clonmany Shamrocks

Results: Carn F.C. 1 Clonmany Shamrocks 0

Fixtures: Sun. May 26 Final of Knockalla will take place in Ballyare, Letterkenny Clonmany Shamrocks V Fanad United K.O. 7pm. Tickets available from players and club members and the Square Bar.

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

Committee Meeting in the clubhouse on Tues. May 28 at 9pm.

Bingo draw results: 1st. Eddie Doherty; 2nd. Myra Harkin.

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