No comments

Parish Clergy: Fr Loughlin Brennan                           Fr. Tom Ryan

Tel. 386227 Mobile 087 9814051                                  Tel. 352223 Mobile 087 6291557

Recent Deaths: Seamus Fleming, Cappamore formerly of Cappanahanna, Murroe

Anniversaries:                                    Murroe

Andrew (Odd) O’Donoghue                                        7pm this Saturday

Deceased members of the Grimes family                                9am this Sunday

Margaret Culhane                                                        11.30am this Sunday

Jack and Biddy O’Connell and Josephine Ryan and

Susan Ryan                                                                  7pm next Saturday

Boher

John and Mary Fitzgibbon and

Brian O’Mahoney                                                        10am this Sunday

Nora Bartley Months Mind and

Jim Frawley                                                                 10am next Sunday

May They Rest in Peace

Eucharistic Ministers Next Weekend: Boher Eilish Bartley 10am.

Murroe: Breda Fitzpatrick 7pm. Suzanne Barron 9am. Saundra Ni Chiosog 11.30am

Masses for Coming Week: Boher – Tuesday and Thursday at 9.30am.

Murroe – Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 10am

Best wishes to our Parishioners who travelled to Lourdes on Friday.

Cemetery Masses: Ballinure, Friday 30th June at 7.30pm. Abington, Sunday 30th July at 11.30am.

Engraved Ring found in Murroe. Please contact 0871774785 for more details.

Ros Fearna Residence will be hosting a Cake Sale on Sunday next 25th June after both Masses in Murroe, straight across from the Church at the GAA hall. Your support will be gratefully appreciated.

Church gate collection on 24th/25th June for Murroe Community Text Alert Scheme. This scheme is run on a voluntary basis so your support is greatly appreciated. Anyone wishing to join the scheme can leave their details with the collectors on the day.

Field Day Sunday next 25th June at Powers Bar, Abington. Tug of War “Pub Teams”, Bouncing Castle, Pony Rides, BBQ – Free Admission. Donations to Milford Hospice.

Reliable Kind Teenager available for babysitting/child minding, Garda vetted & references available, contact 086 6055545.

‘Gift yourself a day away’ Tue 27th or Wed 28th June – The Annual Ladies Retreat at Glenstal Abbey. Relax, reflect, pray and enjoy the company of others in the peaceful and beautiful surrounds of the monastery.  Cost €45. To book your place, call Reception – 061 621005, email – events@glenstal.com Information on all events @ www.glenstal.org

Social Dance in Millennium Centre Caherconlish, on Saturday 24th June. Music by Tommy Carroll. Tea Served. Admission €10. Great night guaranteed.

Abington Church’s annual history day will take place on Saturday, June 24, beginning at 2pm. The theme this year is, “John Jebb: The Abington Years (1775 – 1834).” Prior to becoming Bishop of Limerick, John Jebb occupied the position of Rector of Abington from 1810 to 1823, when he earned the respect and affection of Catholics and Protestants alike. Proceedings will begin at 2 p.m. with a talk by David McBurnie and Grainne Keays, reflecting on Bishop Jebb’s time in Abington. After the talk there will be a field trip to Abington cemetery, the site of the old Abington Church, and then on to the scutching mill at nearby Millbank House. At the mill, Dan Dinneen and Thomas Holmes will give short talks on Jebb’s contribution to the flax industry and employment in the area. Finally, the group will adjourn for refreshments to Pa McGrath’s in Boher at approximately 4.30 p.m. Admission to church is free with €6 charge per head at McGraths. All welcome.

Boher Community Development Association: On Sunday, a large crowd attended the GAA pitch in Boher, for the Family Fun Day. It was a tremendous success. The day commenced with a Fancy Dress competition which was followed by a number of races. There were also a number of side shows. The “Fittest Family challenge” proved very popular. All those who participated in the various events thoroughly enjoyed themselves. Sincere thanks to Cpl. Jimmy O’Donnell and Cpl. James Farrell, for organising the “Fittest Family challenge” and John Kennedy, Dunnes Stores for providing refreshments for the participants. The emphasis was on fun and a most enjoyable day was had by all who took part. Sincere thank you to everybody who took part and helped with the event.

Learn bystander CPR in 15minutes: Would you know what to do if someone had a heart attack? Learn to do CPR or refresh your skills next Saturday (24th June) from 10am to 12noon in Boher Community Centre with Community First Responder Boher. Drop in at any time between 10 and 12 or contact Ita Richardson 0876886536.

Lotto Results 11/6/17 -5,6,25,26- No Jackpot Winner. €20 Lucky dips Audrey Quinn, Francis Hickey, Paudie Leahy & Connor O’Malley. Next Week’s Jackpot €10,400 in Powers

Rearcross Tidy Towns/Rearcross FC Community Day – Sunday 25th June. Joe Dolan Tribute Band live on stage at 2:00PM – Admission is €5.00 per head for tickets purchased up to 6:00PM on Sat 24th June and €10.00 per head on the day. Children are admitted free of charge. Tickets can be purchased at Kennedy’s Discount Store Newport, The Congo Bar, The Rising Sun, McCormack’s Kilcommon and Kennedy’s Rearcross. Other events include Slieve Felim Family Challenge; Bouncy Castles/Super Slide/Demo Ball/Water Zorbing; Juvenile Tricycling/Go Karting; Milk Churn Racing; Slow Bicycle Race; Calf Raffle; Cake Sale; Juvenile Soccer Blitz; Juvenile Lucky Dip; Penalty / Sharp Shooter Competition; Commodity Auction; Gala Raffle; Pony Rides; Face Painting/Balloon Twisting & more….. Saturday 24th June events include 5K Walk/Run & 12K Walk at 2:00PM and Horse Drive at 5:00PM

Murroe Boher Camogie Club: Saturday morning saw our U8s host their first blitz of the year, hosting St. Ailbes, Cappamore and Kilmallock with each team playing each other once. Well done to all our girls who showed great skill and determination and a thank you to our coaches and volunteers for helping out on the day. Next weekend our U8s with travel to Ballyagran for the second cluster blitz while our U10s will travel to Ahane. Best of luck to all our girls and coaches.

Murroe Boher Bord na nOg wish to advise of our tournaments taking place on this Sunday June 18th in Harty Park. The first tournament (Reale Memorial Cup) is an u9 tournament, starting at 10.00am, with 2 teams from Murroe Boher, 2 teams from Killmallock and 2 teams from Ballina, Co. Tipperary. This will be followed in the afternoon, by the Rhona Kett Sheridan Memorial Cup, starting at 14.30. We have Kilconieron from Galway, Ballyea from Clare and JK Brackens from Tipperary competing in this u11 hurling tournament. Teas & Coffees with Sandwiches as well as a BBQ will be served throughout the day. We also have face painting and costume characters appearing during the day and much more, please come and support this community family fun day.

Murroe Website Editor
read more

Murroe/Boher Newsletter 11th June 2017

No comments

Parish Clergy: Fr Loughlin Brennan                           Fr. Tom Ryan

Tel. 386227 Mobile 087 9814051                                  Tel. 352223 Mobile 087 6291557

Anniversaries:                                    Murroe

Teresa Cusack                                                             7pm this Saturday

Patrick Owens and

Peggy Whyte and

Tony O’Brien                                                              11.30am this Sunday

Andrew (Odd) O’Donoghue                                        7pm next Saturday

Deceased members of the Grimes family                                9am next Sunday

Boher

William and Christine Bolster and

John O’Connor and

John and Phyllis Hickey and

Nellie O’Gorman                                                         10am this Sunday

John and Mary Fitzgibbon                                           10am next Sunday

May They Rest in Peace

Eucharistic Ministers Next Weekend: Boher Des Duffy 10am.

Murroe: Evelyn Lorigan 7pm. Josie Meade 9am. Tom Seaver 11.30am

Masses for Coming Week: Boher – Tuesday and Thursday at 9.30am.

Murroe – Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 10am

Cakes required for our Lourdes Pilgrimage. Please deliver cakes to Liz Barron by Wednesday 14th June. Pilgrimage start on 16th June.

Cemetery Masses: Clonkeen, next Friday 16th June at 7.30pm. Ballinure, Friday 30th June at 7.30pm. Abington, Sunday 30th July at 11.30am.

Centenary of Apparitions of Our Lady of Fatima – Cathedral of the Assumption, Thurles on 11th– 13th June 2017: Sunday 11th June 7.00p.m.: Opening Liturgy – Theme: The Spiritual Life of St. Francisco of Fatima. Monday 12th June 7.30p.m.: Evening Liturgy – Theme: The Spiritual Life of St. Jacinta of Fatima. Tuesday 13th June 7.30p.m.: Mass – Theme: The Spiritual Life of the Servant of God Lucia of Fatima. 8.15p.m.: Holy Hour with Reflections. Meditated Rosary before 8.00a.m. Mass and 11.00a.m. Mass (excepting funerals) and at 3.00p.m. (with Litany of Loreto) on Mon./Tues. 12th /13th June.  Confessions available on Tuesday, 13th June 3.30p.m. – 5.30p.m. Further details: see www.thurlesparish.ie  or www.fatima.ie

The Irish Blood Transfusion Service will be holding a blood donor clinic in the Community Centre, Caherconlish, on this Monday 12th June. Time: 5pm to 8pm.

Ros Fearna Residence will be hosting a Cake Sale on Sunday 25th June after both Masses in Murroe, straight across from the Church at the GAA hall. Your support will be gratefully appreciated.

Reliable Kind Teenager available for babysitting/child minding, Garda vetted & references available, contact 0866055545.

Mulcair Men’s Shed Annual General Meeting Monday 12th June 8pm in the Shed, Abington Enterprise Centre.

Thank you to all those who gave so generously to the Church Gate collection in aid of Killinure National School Parents Association at the June Bank Holiday weekend Masses. The total raised was €559.72. This money will go a long way towards helping fund things such as the Book Rental scheme, help subsidise costly bus fees and other such endeavours to directly benefit the children and parents of Killinure National School. On their behalf, we thank you!

Boher Community Development Association: On Saturday evening last, a very large number of cyclists, congregated at Boher Community Centre to participate in our Annual Charity Cycle.  Over 140 cyclists left the community centre on a 40k cycle.  €3k was raised during the event.  This exceeded all expectations.  Boher Community Development Association will make a presentation next month to The Jack & Gill Children’s Foundation, in memory of Rhona Kett Sheridan and Cliona’s Foundation, in memory of Ciara McCarthy.  Sincere thank you to all who participated in the cycle, the Marshals, Stewards, John Kennedy, Dunnes Stores, PJ Fitzgibbon for providing car parking facilities and the ladies committee for providing refreshments after the event.

Boher Community Development Association will hold its Annual Parish Fun Day this Sunday 11th June from 1.30pm at the GAA pitch, Boher. Activities will kick off with the children’s fancy dress competition followed by children’s races and novelty races for children and adults. There will also be a number of sideshows. This year we are introducing a “Fittest Family Challenge”! Teams of 4 can enter for the event comprising 2 adults – one male and one female – and two children under 15 years of age. All those who participated in the various events last year thoroughly enjoyed themselves and hopefully even more people will join in the fun this year. All members of our community are most welcome.

Murroe Ladies Gaelic Football: We wish Kate Madigan and her Limerick u14 Gaelic football team the very best of luck on Sunday as they take on Armagh in the All Ireland B semifinal. The team with Club coaches Ken Beirne and Marie O’Flynn as part of the management team recently made history by claiming the B Munster title against Waterford. G4M continues with a match v St Pats planned for Tuesday, new players welcome, details on club facebook page.

Murroe Boher Camogie Club: Over the past week we have hosted a very successful Hurl Smart Week. For 5 days, we saw varying age groups of girls come to Murroe GAA Pitch for loads of fun and challenging camogie sessions. A fundamental skills session, introductory coaching and drills session, a ball wall session and an introduction to camogie for 4-7 year olds were among the activities of the week. The highlights of the week were the zorbing and the nutrition and mindfulness talk which both proved to be great successes. Our special thanks to Anne O’Connor for presenting the talk and also to all our coaches, parents and volunteers who trained sessions, helped organise drills and even took part. The week was a great success. Next weekend sees our U8s host a blitz at 11am in Murroe on Saturday while our U10s travel to Ballyagran to take part in their blitz. Both teams will play 3 matches on the day. Best of luck to all our girls!

Murroe Boher Bord na nOg wish to advise everyone about our upcoming tournaments on Sunday next 18th June in Harty Park Murroe. The day will begin at 10.00am with our U9’s competing for the Reale Cup, and this will be followed in the afternoon with our u11’s competing for the Rhona Kett Sheridan cup. Teams already confirmed for the tournaments are Ballina from Tipperary and St. Patrick’s, Ballyraggret from Kilkenny, with more teams to follow. BBQ food will be served as well as teas & Coffees, more details to follow in the coming weeks, please support.

Murroe Website EditorMurroe/Boher Newsletter 11th June 2017
read more

Murroe/Boher Newsletter 4th June 2017

No comments

Parish Clergy: Fr Loughlin Brennan                           Fr. Tom Ryan

Tel. 386227 Mobile 087 9814051                                  Tel. 352223 Mobile 087 6291557

Recent deaths: Owen (Oweny) O’Neill, Ovens, Cork, formerly of Eyon

Anniversaries:                                    Murroe

Bobby Holmes Months Mind and

Mary, Eamon and Tom Holmes                                              11.30am this Sunday

Teresa Cusack                                                             7pm next Saturday

Patrick Owens and

Peggy Whyte and

Tony O’Brien                                                              11.30am next Sunday

Boher

Owen O’Neill                                                              7.30pm next Friday

William and Christine Bolster and

John O’Connor and

John and Phyllis Hickey                                                          10am next Sunday

May They Rest in Peace

Eucharistic Ministers Next Weekend: Boher Elizabeth O’Connor 10am.

Murroe: Nora Lonergan 7pm. Mary O’Brien 9am. Bridget McLoughlin 11.30am

Masses for Coming Week: Boher – Tuesday and Thursday at 9.30am.

Murroe – Wednesday and Friday at 10am – No Mass on Monday

Golden Jubilee Celebrations in Killinure N.S. The Board of Management of Killinure N.S. would like to extend an invitation to the Murroe-Boher community to join us on Saturday 10th June, from 2pm to 4pm as we celebrate fifty years of primary education. His Grace, Archbishop Kieran O’Reilly, will bless the school, officially open our new two-classroom extension and unveil a sculpture by local blacksmith Eric O’Neill at 2pm. We will also have our Commemorative book “Caoga Bliain ag Fás” on sale for €10. You are then invited to take a trip down memory lane and visit the classrooms where many old photographs will be on display.

The Sacristans of Boher & Murroe wish to thank most sincerely all who contributed to their recent collection.

Cemetery Masses: Annagh, Friday next, 9th June at 7.30pm. Clonkeen, Friday 16th June at 7.30pm. Ballinure, Friday 30th June at 7.30pm. Abington, Sunday 30th July at 11.30am.

Murroe-Boher Twinning will be hosting a Cake Sale on Sunday 11th June after both Masses in Murroe, straight across from the Church at the GAA hall. Please check out the array of baked goods, including some gluten-free …Variety of choice and price! We appreciate all of your support !!!

Social Dance in Millennium Centre Caherconlish, on Saturday 10th June. Music by Dermot Lyons. Tea Served. Admission €10. Great night guaranteed.

Boher Community Development Association will hold its annual Parish Fun Day on Sunday 11th June from 1.30pm at the GAA pitch, Boher. Activities will kick off with the children’s fancy dress competition followed by children’s races and novelty races for children and adults. There will also be a number of sideshows. This year we are introducing a “Fittest Family Challenge”! Teams of 4 can enter for the event comprising 2 adults – one male and one female – and two children under 15 years of age. All those who participated in the various events last year thoroughly enjoyed themselves and hopefully even more people will join in the fun this year. All members of our community are most welcome.

Killinure National School – on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of Killinure N.S., a get together of past pupils will take place in Pa McGrath’s at 8.30pm on Saturday 10 June 2017, for a sociable chat and reminisce.  Contact Helena Hickey 086 3452931 or Brid Lynch 086 6025016

Murroe Boher Camogie Club: Next week sees our club host Hurl Smart Week yet again from the 5th to 10th June. The week promises to be action packed and fun filled for both children and adults. Adults and children are encouraged to grab a hurley and get involved in the activities which will incorporate the skills of camogie for the experienced and newcomer alike. Activities for varying age groups take place each evening in either Murroe or Boher pitches. Please check our Facebook page for the timetable and come along to what promises to be a fun week of camogie.

Murroe Boher Bord na nOg wish to advise everyone about our upcoming tournaments on Sunday 18th June in Harty Park Murroe. The day will begin at 10.00am with our U9’s competing for the Reale Cup, and this will be followed in the afternoon with our u11’s competing for the Rhona Kett Sheridan cup. Teams already confirmed for the tournaments are Ballina from Tipperary and St. Patrick’s, Ballyraggret from Kilkenny, with more teams to follow. BBQ food will be served as well as teas & Coffees, more details to follow in the coming weeks, please support.

Murroe Website EditorMurroe/Boher Newsletter 4th June 2017
read more

Murroe/Boher Newsletter 28th May 2017

No comments

Parish Clergy: Fr Loughlin Brennan                           Fr. Tom Ryan

Tel. 386227 Mobile 087 9814051                                  Tel. 352223 Mobile 087 6291557

Recent deaths: Nora Bartley (Née Frawley) Grange Cross, Brittas

Michael (Curley) Cunningham, Dromsally, Cappamore

Anniversaries:                                    Murroe

Bobby Holmes Months Mind and

Mary, Eamon and Tom Holmes                                              11.30am next Sunday

Boher

Deceased members of O’Connor Family, Bohergar     10am this Sunday

May They Rest in Peace

Eucharistic Ministers Next Weekend: Boher Laurence Bartley 10am.

Murroe: Elizabeth Power-Lynch 7pm. Michael O’Loughlin 9am. Neville Family 11.30am

Masses for Coming Week: Boher – Tuesday and Thursday at 9.30am.

Murroe – Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 10am

Rosary takes place this Sunday evening in Murroe Church at 7pm.

Exam Mass will take place in Murroe Church on Thursday 1st June at 7pm. All exam students, families and friends are invited to this Mass. A book is available in Church Hall’s where you can write the name and address of a Student doing 2nd or 3rd level exams.

Sacristans Collection Boher & Murroe this weekend. Envelopes are available at Church exits.

Murroe-Boher Twinning will be hosting a Cake Sale on the 11th June after both Masses in Murroe, straight across from the Church at the GAA hall. Please check out the array of baked goods, including some gluten-free …Variety of choice and price! We appreciate all of your support !!!

Cemetery Masses: Annagh, Friday 9th June at 7.30pm. Clonkeen, Friday 16th June at 7.30pm. Ballinure, Friday 30th June at 7.30pm. Abington, Sunday 30th July at 11.30am.

Please Note: The Grounds of Glenstal Abbey will be closed to the public from 10am until 7pm this Sunday 28th May for Glenstal School Annual Sports & Family Day.

Lotto Results 21/5/17 – 2,7,10,16- No Jackpot Winner. €20 Lucky dips Patrick Wrenn, Tom Joe Boyle, Jer O’Sullivan & Anne Duggan. Next Week’s Jackpot €10,100 in Crokers

Coffee Morning for Cancer Research held on 6th May at Madaboy was a great success enjoyed by all who came.  There was great chat, mountains of delicious cakes and above all wonderful entertainment from the Yukealadies led by Sinead Dinneen.  A huge thanks to her and her fellow musicians, Denise, Rachel and Susan.  Indeed a huge thanks to all those who brought the delicious home-baked goodies, those who helped with serving it all and to everyone who came and gave so generously, in spite of other fundraising events.  Our goal was well surpassed and, with a generous donation from Mulcair Credit Union, the event raised €2,270.  This money has been distributed between the charity ‘Breakthrough Cancer Research’ in Cork and ‘The Irish Cancer Society’.

Boher Community Development Association is holding its Annual Charity Cycle on Saturday 3 June, in aid of Cliona’s Foundation in memory of Ciara McCarthy and The Jack and Gill Children’s Foundation, in memory of Rhona Kett Sheridan, commencing at 7pm at Boher Community Centre.  The full cycle loop is 40km for the experienced cyclist, but for the less practiced there are plenty of shortcut routes, which makes it suitable for all fitness levels and ages! There will be refreshments for all participants after the cycle. Entry fee for the cycle is a donation of your choice at registration. Registration for the event will start at 6.15pm. Map route can be viewed on Boher Facebook and www.murroe.net . Killinure National School – on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of Killinure N.S., a get together of past pupils will take place in Pa McGrath’s at 8.30pm on Saturday 10 June 2017, for a sociable chat and reminisce.  Contact Helena Hickey 086 3452931 or Brid Lynch 086 6025016. Annual Parish Fun Day on Sunday 11th June from 1.30pm at the GAA pitch, Boher. Activities will kick off with the children’s fancy dress competition followed by children’s races and novelty races for children and adults. There will also be a number of sideshows. This year we are introducing a “Fittest Family Challenge”! Teams of 4 can enter for the event comprising 2 adults – one male and one female – and two children under 15 years of age. All those who participated in the various events last year thoroughly enjoyed themselves and hopefully even more people will join in the fun this year. All members of our community are most welcome.

Murroe-Boher Community Games:  Well done to everyone who took part in the Sports Day in Glenstal on Sunday, the 21st of May.  We had lots of winners on the day from the Under 5’s to the Under 14’s. The U 12 Madeline Hogg Cup was won by Gemma Ryan and Siobhan Cooke and Oisin Holmes won the Fr Peter Perpetual Shield.  We would like to thank everyone who helped out on the night, it is much appreciated. Thank you to the Credit Union and PJ Holmes at Gala for their kind sponsorship.

Murroe Boher Camogie Club: Hurl Smart Week will take place in Murroe/Boher from the 5th-11th June with loads of fun games which will incorporate the skills of camogie. The week is designed to introduce girls and parents to the basic skills of camogie while also bringing a fun atmosphere to the training pitch for experienced players and parents. Further details to follow – keep an eye on our Facebook page and spread the word!

Murroe Website EditorMurroe/Boher Newsletter 28th May 2017
read more

Murroe/Boher Newsletter 21 st May 2017

No comments

Parish Clergy: Fr Loughlin Brennan                           Fr. Tom Ryan

Tel. 386227 Mobile 087 9814051                                  Tel. 352223 Mobile 087 6291557

Anniversaries:                                    Murroe

Paddy Rainsford, Months Mind                                               7pm this Saturday

Mary and Mike Holmes and

Nelly, John and Johnny Mackey and

Breda Ahern                                                               11.30am this Sunday

Boher

Ann Finucane and

Tommy Ryan                                                               10am this Sunday

Deceased members of O’Connor Family, Bohergar     10am next Sunday

May They Rest in Peace

Eucharistic Ministers Next Weekend: Boher Helen Hickey 10am.

Murroe: Bridget Hayes 7pm. Suzanne Barron 9am. Breda White 11.30am

 Masses for Coming Week: Boher – Tuesday and Thursday at 9.30am.

Murroe – Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 10am

Rosary takes place each Sunday evening during month of May in Murroe Church at 7pm.

Congratulations to the pupils of Murroe National School who received their First Holy Communion on this Saturday

Sacristans Collection Boher & Murroe next weekend. Envelopes are being distributed and will also be available at Church exits.

Cemetery Masses: Annagh, Friday 9th June at 7.30pm. Clonkeen, Friday 16th June at 7.30pm. Ballinure, Friday 30th June at 7.30pm. Abington, Sunday 30th July at 11.30am.

Coffee Morning in aid of the Jack and Jill Foundation in Memory of Rhona Kett Sheridan, this Wednesday morning, 24th May at 11am. Venue: Delphine Duffy’s home, Farnane Cottage, Murroe.

The Franciscan Missionary Sisters for Africa wish to thank you most sincerely for your kind donations last weekend. A total of €1681 was contributed.

Exam Mass will take place in Murroe Church on Thursday 1st June at 7.30pm. All exam students, families and friends are invited to this Mass. A book is available in Church Hall’s where you can write the name and address of a Student doing 2nd or 3rd level exams.

Cappamore Historical Society: Dr. Mary Corcoran, Sociology Dept, NUI Maynooth will launch “Liam Ryan Selected Writings” in the Community Centre Cappamore on Friday May 26th at 7:30 pm. All are welcome to attend.

Sliabh Feilim Singers and guests are holding their annual summer concert on this Sunday 21st May at 7.30pm in Abington church, Murroe.  This year, proceeds are going to Fr John Sweeney’s mission in Argentina.  We hope you will be able to join us for our fun evening of song.  Admission €10

Mulcair Men’s Shed. Road Safety. Presentation by Ms Eileen Cunningham, Road Safety Promotion Officer. Thursday 25th May, 8pm in the Men’s Shed, Abington Enterprise Centre. Non-members welcome

Down Syndrome Ireland wish to thank all who contributed to their recent collection. A total of €315 was raised.

Murroe Boher Community Games Athletics will take place on the Gamesfields at Glenstal Abbey on this Sunday 21st May at 6pm.

Boher Community Development Association 40K annual Charity Cycle will take place on Saturday 3 June at 7pm from Boher Community Centre. Registration from 6.15pm. This is a 40k cycle loop with various shortcut options.  Refreshments following the cycle.  Proceeds will go to Cliona’s Foundation in memory of Ciara McCarthy and The Jack and Jill Children’s Foundation, in memory of Rhona Kett Sheridan.

Killinure National School – on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of Killinure N.S., a get together of past pupils will take place in Pa McGrath’s at 8.30pm on Saturday 10 June 2017, for a sociable chat and reminisce.  Contact Helena Hickey 086 3452931 or Brid Lynch 086 6025016.

Milford Hospice Memorial Walk: The Milford Hospice 5km Memorial Walk will take place on Sunday, May 28th at the University of Limerick with a start time of 12.00 noon. This event is suitable for those of all levels of fitness and ability and the Centre’s organisers are asking anyone who wishes to take part to register for the event as soon as possible. There will be no entry fee, but the organisers are encouraging people to seek sponsorship for the lunchtime walk or else make a donation. The walk will commence at the University of Limerick Sports Arena and will finish on the grounds of Milford Care Centre. Participants will have the opportunity to place a hand-written tribute on colourful ribbon that will adorn the special memorial tree on the grounds of Milford. A special Memorial Pin will also be presented to each participant. Refreshments will be available after this memorial occasion. It’s necessary for everyone to register for the event on www.eventmaster.ie alternatively registration and sponsorship cards can be arranged by contacting the Fundraising Department at 061 485859, between 9am and 5pm, Monday to Friday; by email to fundraising@milfordcarecentre.ie Your support is gratefully appreciated

Lotto Results 7 14/5/17 – 1,11,15,18 – No Jackpot Winner. €20 Lucky dips Biddy & Smirnoff, Ger O’Sullivan, Joe Fitzpatrick & Sinead Hynes. Next Week’s Jackpot €10,000 in Pa McGrath’s

Murroe Boher Camogie Club: Well done to Sophie Quaid, Orlaith Hickey and Sarah Jane Flynn who represented the East in the Neville Cup in the Gaelic Grounds. The Neville Cup teams are amalgamations of primary schools in each part of Limerick. The girls were defeated in the semi-final by a strong team from the South. Well done girls. Next Saturday (27th May) we will be holding our monthly clothes collection in Murroe Clubhouse from 7.30-8pm. All donations greatly appreciated

Murroe Website EditorMurroe/Boher Newsletter 21 st May 2017
read more

Murroe/Boher Newsletter 14th May 2017

No comments

Parish Clergy: Fr Loughlin Brennan                           Fr. Tom Ryan

Tel. 386227 Mobile 087 9814051                                  Tel. 352223 Mobile 087 6291557

Recent Deaths: Bob (Bobby) Holmes, Prague, formerly Cappnouke, Murroe

Anniversaries:                                    Murroe

Paddy Rainsford, Months Mind                                               7pm next Saturday

Mary and Mike Holmes and

Nelly, John and Johnny Mackey and

Breda Ahern                                                               11.30am next Sunday

Boher

James Lynch and

Nicola Hyde and

Breda Leahy                                                                10am this Sunday

Ann Finucane and

Tommy Ryan                                                               10am next Sunday

May They Rest in Peace

Eucharistic Ministers Next Weekend: Boher Caroline Walters 10am.

Murroe: Breda Fitzpatrick 7pm. Josie Meade 9am. Kathryn Buckley 11.30am

Masses for Coming Week: No morning Mass in Murroe on Tuesday.

Rosary takes place each Sunday evening during month of May in Murroe Church at 7pm.

Cemetery Masses: Annagh, Friday 9th June at 7.30pm. Clonkeen, Friday 16th June at 7.30pm. Ballinure, Friday 23rd June at 7.30pm. Abington, Sunday 30th July at 11.30am.

St Joseph’s Young Priests Society: Archbishop Kieran O’Reilly will be chief celebrant in St Michael’s Church, Tipperary at 7.30 pm on Thursday 18th May for the Annual Mass of the society’s A.G.M. This meeting takes place in the Community Centre following Mass. Tea & Refreshments provided. All are most welcome to attend.

Fundraiser in aid of Milford Hospice this Sunday 14th May at 2pm at Powers, Abington. Tug of War, Pony Rides, bouncy Castle, BBQ, Music etc. No admission fee. Something for all the family.

Cappamore Historical Society: Dr. Mary Corcoran, Sociology Dept, NUI Maynooth will launch “Liam Ryan Selected Writings” in the Community Centre Cappamore on Friday May 26th at 7:30 pm. All are welcome to attend.

Sliabh Feilim Singers and guests are holding their annual summer concert on Sunday 21st May at 7.30pm in Abington church, Murroe.  This year, proceeds are going to Fr John Sweeney’s mission in Argentina.  We hope you will be able to join us for our fun evening of song.  Admission €10

Social Dance in Millennium Centre Caherconlish, on Saturday 20th May. Music by Chris Dallat. Tea Served. Admission €10. Great night guaranteed.

Murroe Darkness Into Light: Thanks to everyone who participated in any way on Saturday morning last. It was marvellous to have over 1150 walkers supporting Pieta House through the village and Glenstal. The organisation would not all have been possible without the 100+ locals who helped run the event and the sponsorship and support from our local businesses and clubs. We also want to thank the Glenstal community for their unstinting support. Looking forward to next year!  Murroe Darkness into Light committee.

Maranatha Prayer Ministry invites you to our Maranatha Healing Retreat and Family Tree Mass on next Sunday, 21st May, 2017 at 2.30pm at St. Pauls Church, Dooradoyle, Limerick through the Fr. Michael O’Shea, Limerick and Janice and Moss Carrigg, Limerick with beautiful Spirit Filled Praise and Worship Music and Song, Confessions, Rosary, Divine Mercy Chaplet, Talk, Mass and Adoration and Laying on of hands for healing.  Tea after in hall.  All welcome

Murroe Boher Community Games Athletics will take place on the Gamesfields at Glenstal Abbey on Sunday 21st May at 6pm. Online registration is required in advance. Please go to www.murroebohercg.com to register. Registration deadline is Thursday 18th May. Further details will be provided via the website and social media. If you have any queries please contact Noreen O’Brien 087 369 4654 or Greg Ashe 087 2346850.  We look forward to seeing you on the night. Congratulations to Rose Clancy who represented us in swimming at the Community Games Final last weekend in Dublin, well done Rose.

Boher Community Development Association 40K annual Charity Cycle will take place on Saturday 3 June at 7pm from Boher Community Centre. Registration from 6.15pm. This is a 40k cycle loop with various shortcut options.  Refreshments following the cycle.  Proceeds will go to Cliona’s Foundation in memory of Ciara McCarthy and The Jack and Jill Children’s Foundation, in memory of Rhona Kett Sheridan.

 Lotto Results 7/5/17 – 2,11,20,28 – No Jackpot Winner. €20 Lucky dips Tom Ryan, Pat McNamara, Pat Richardson & Donal O’Brien. Next Week’s Jackpot €9900 in Powers

Murroe Boher Camogie Club: Well done to our U16 team who brought the club’s league season to a close by winning our first piece of silverware for the year. The girls won the A Plate final in a great game by 2 points. Brilliant stuff girls. That ends our league campaign and championship won’t be taking place until early July. Trainings will continue for all ages groups and our U14 team are joining with Treaty Gaels for the championship so if any girls of that age are interested please get in contact.

Murroe Boher Ladies Gaelic Football: Huge Congratulations to Kate Madigan and Limerick u14 Gaelic footballers who won the Munster B final in Mallow last Sunday in a thrilling match v Waterford, the girls made history bringing a B trophy to Limerick for the first time. Well done to the management team – manager Ken Beirne, selectors Des Clohessy and Marie O’Flynn. Training for all teams and G4M and others continues, details on club FB page.

Murroe Website EditorMurroe/Boher Newsletter 14th May 2017
read more

Murroe/Boher Newsletter 7th May 2017

No comments

Parish Clergy: Fr Loughlin Brennan                           Fr. Tom Ryan

Tel. 386227 Mobile 087 9814051                                  Tel. 352223 Mobile 087 6291557

Anniversaries:                                   Murroe

Jim Commons and

Mike and Cathy Ryan                                                 7pm this Saturday

Willie Cunningham and

James McNamara Months Mind                                 11.30am this Sunday

John & Molly Coleman and Bridie & Paddy Doyle   Mass offered

Boher

James Lynch and

Nicola Hyde and

Breda Leahy                                                               10am next Sunday

May They Rest in Peace

Eucharistic Ministers Next Weekend: Boher Pat Madigan 10am.

Murroe: Evelyn Lorigan 7pm. Mary O’Brien 9am. Margaret Holmes 11.30am

Rosary will take place each Sunday evening during the month of May in Murroe Church at 7pm starting this Sunday, May 7th.

Haiti Church gate collection: Many thanks to all who contributed to this recent collection. A total of €382.33 was raised.

Congratulations to the Girls and Boys from Killinure National School who received their First Communion this Saturday.

Murroe Marian Club will be celebrating 25 years in existence on Friday May 12th in Muintir na Tíre Hall at 7pm. Former committee members and members of the club are welcome to attend.

Congratulations to all involved in Strictly Come Dancing last weekend. It was a wonderful night in the South Court Hotel. Great credit to the dancers and the committee who put such hard work into providing a spectacular night.

Murroe Boher Community Games Athletics will take place in Glenstal Abbey on Sunday 21st May at 6pm. We are hoping that entries will be in advance.  Keep an-eye-on-the-Facebook-page ww.facebook.com/MurroeBoherCommunityGames. We look forward to a lovely evening in Glenstal and hopefully the lovely weather will continue.

Milford Hospice Memorial Walk: The Milford Hospice 5km Memorial Walk will take place on Sunday, May 28th at the University of Limerick with a start time of 12.00 noon. This event is suitable for those of all levels of fitness and ability and the Centre’s organisers are asking anyone who wishes to take part to register for the event as soon as possible. There will be no entry fee, but the organisers are encouraging people to seek sponsorship for the lunchtime walk or else make a donation. The walk will commence at the University of Limerick Sports Arena and will finish on the grounds of Milford Care Centre. Participants will have the opportunity to place a hand-written tribute on colourful ribbon that will adorn the special memorial tree on the grounds of Milford. A special Memorial Pin will also be presented to each participant. Refreshments will be available after this memorial occasion. It’s necessary for everyone to register for the event on www.eventmaster.ie alternatively registration and sponsorship cards can be arranged by contacting the Fundraising Department at 061 485859, between 9am and 5pm, Monday to Friday; by email to fundraising@milfordcarecentre.ie Your support is gratefully appreciated

 Lotto Results 23/4/17 – 2,6,8,12 – No Jackpot Winner. €20 Lucky dips Willie Nicholas, Paddy O’Donnell, Aine Fogarty & John Barron. Next Week’s Jackpot €9600 in O’Neill’s

Murroe Boher Camogie Club: Hard luck to our senior team who lost out to Bruff last weekend and now will compete in the intermediate league next year. Our U16 team played the league plate final on Friday evening against Kileedy. Well done to Caroline Hickey, Michelle Daly and Catherine McCormack who all took part in a very successful Strictly Come Dancing event last weekend. Well done to Ciara Walsh and her fellow organisers who organised an excellent community event. Well done also to everyone who took part in the Pieta House Darkness into Light walk on Saturday morning, it was a great success for a great cause. Well done to Anne O Connor and Ita Richardson and their fellow organisers for organising a great event.

Murroe Boher Ladies Gaelic Football: Best wishes to Kate Madigan and Limerick U14 Gaelic Footballers who take on Waterford in the Munster Final this Sunday at 3pm in Mallow, the team is managed by club coach Ken Beirne. Congrats to our Minor team who recently reached the County League “A” Final for the 2nd year in a row and to our u16s who are due to play their League final next week. Our Ladies had a fine win over Feohanagh Castlemahon and meet St. Brigid’s in the next round. Gaelic 4 Mothers training continues. Any enquiries please contact via club Facebook page.

Murroe Website EditorMurroe/Boher Newsletter 7th May 2017
read more

Murroe/Boher Newsletter 30 April 2017

No comments

Parish Clergy: Fr Loughlin Brennan                           Fr. Tom Ryan

Tel. 386227 Mobile 087 9814051                                  Tel. 352223 Mobile 087 6291557

Recent Deaths: Joe Sweeney, Newport

Anniversaries:                                   Murroe

Jim Commons and

Mike and Cathy Ryan                                                 7pm next Saturday

James McNamara Months Mind and

Willie Cunningham                                                     11.30am next Sunday

Boher

Nuala McLoughlin and Bridget Foley                        10am this Sunday

May They Rest in Peace

Eucharistic Ministers Next Weekend: Boher Esther Reilly 10am.

Murroe: Nora Lonergan 7pm. Michael O’Loughlin 9am. Breda Berkery 11.30am

Masses for coming week: No morning Mass on Monday. Daily Masses for remainder of the week – Boher 9.30am and Murroe 10am.

Adoration in Boher this coming Thursday will take place in the Sacristy

Rosary will take place each Sunday evening during the month of May in Murroe Church at 7pm starting next Sunday, May 7th.

Conradh na Gaeilge: Many thanks to all who contributed to their recent collection. A total of €330.56 was raised.

Coffee Morning in aid of Breakthrough Cancer Research Cork and the Irish Cancer Society will be held on Saturday 6th May from 10.30 to 1.00. at Madaboy House, Abington (approx. 400m from Abington Enterprise Centre). Please consider supporting this worthy cause in an effort to fund innovative breakthrough therapies for many types of cancer. Enjoy the best of home baking and a musical surprise. Last year we raised almost €1,800. This year our goal is to top €2,000. For further information:  phone 061-386435.

Cappamore Development Association have in their generosity developed a beautiful garden at the back of the Community Centre. This is a great facility that can be used by the patrons of the Day Care centre and the patrons of St Vincent’s while they are here during the day in Cappamore. An open day and special blessing will take place on Monday 1st May (Bank Holiday Monday) at 2pm. Light refreshments served. Please come and see our beautiful facility. We would appreciate a good attendance.

Maranatha Prayer Ministry invites you to our Maranatha Healing Retreat on this Sunday, 30th April 2017 at 2.30pm at St. Pauls Church, Dooradoyle, Limerick through the Fr. Ger Fitzgerald, Ennis and Sebastian Sales, Anointing Fire Ministry, UK with beautiful Spirit Filled Praise and Worship Music and Song, Confessions, Rosary, Divine Mercy Chaplet, Talk, Mass and Adoration and Laying on of hands for healing.  Tea after in hall

Social Dance in Millennium Centre Caherconlish, on Saturday 6th May. Music by Sam O Doherty. Tea Served. Admission €10. Great night guaranteed.

Congratulations to local lad Paddy Kelly who received his first cap for Ireland playing with the Irish u 18 clubs and schools rugby squad over the Easter. They beat the English counties u 18 team in a 2-game series up in Ashbourne Co. Meath.

The Parents Council of Killinure National School would like to thank everyone who donated or helped in any way with their recent fund raising activities. Our Bag Pack in Dunnes Stores, Childers Road raised €1,320 and the 5k fun walk/run in memory of Rhona Kett Sheridan for the Jack and Jill Foundation, raised €3,720.

Murroe Marian Club will be celebrating 25 years in existence on Friday May 12th in Muintir na Tíre Hall at 7pm. Former committee members and members of the club are welcome to attend.

Doon Community Council are holding their annual monster table quiz in all five pubs, in Doon, on Friday the 5th of May, starting at 9.30pm. Table of 4, €20 per table. Prizes and raffle on the night.

Murroe are hosting a Pieta House Darkness into Light 5k walk at 4.15am on 6th May. Pre-registration is essential – we will NOT be taking cash on the night!  If you are interested in participating, register on dil.pieta.ie, choosing Murroe as venue. Enter your details, and pay by Credit or Debit card.  Note your Order Number. Collect your t-shirt at the GAA Clubhouse in Murroe from 8-10pm on Wednesday 3rd May. Course information and other news is available on the Murroe Darkness into Light Facebook page. For further information contact Ita Richardson 087-6886536.

LIGHT UP FOR DARKNESS INTO LIGHT: It has been suggested that houses on the route of this year’s Darkness into Light walk would display some outside lights on this coming Saturday morning of May 6 at 4-15 am for a couple of hours. So, root out those Christmas lights and give them an early airing this year just for one important morning and it will add to the meaning and the ambience of the walk on the day. Also, don’t forget to donate to the relevant pages or set up your own page for the cause of Pieta House. Remember no cash is taken on the night and you may register on dil.pieta.ie, choosing Murroe as the venue, entering your details.

Lotto Results 23/4/17 – 2,6,8,12 – No Jackpot Winner. €20 Lucky dips Willie Nicholas, Paddy O’Donnell, Aine Fogarty & John Barron. Next Week’s Jackpot €9600 in O’Neill’s

Murroe Boher Camogie Club: Best of luck to our senior team who play Bruff on Sunday morning at 11.30am in Meanus (Camogue Rovers GAA Pitch) in the Senior League, be sure to get out and support the girls. Well done to our U16 team who won their League Plate semi-final on Wednesday and are now in the final against Kileedy with fixture TBC. Training continues for all age groups and if new members are interested in becoming part of the club please don’t hesitate to contact a club member or our Facebook page where we keep fixtures updated.

Congratulations to Munster rugby coach, Murroe Man, Greig Oliver, on Munster A’s achievement of winning the British and Irish Cup on Friday 21st April against a strong Jersey Reds team. This is only the second time that Munster A have won this competition – a great achievemen

Murroe Website EditorMurroe/Boher Newsletter 30 April 2017
read more

Murroe/Boher Newsletter 23rd April 2017

No comments

Parish Clergy: Fr Loughlin Brennan                           Fr. Tom Ryan

Tel. 386227 Mobile 087 9814051                                  Tel. 352223 Mobile 087 6291557

Recent Deaths: Paddy (Matt) Rainsford, Cappanahanna, Murroe. Reposing at Meehan’s Funeral Home, Newport on Sunday evening from 6.00pm with removal at 8.00pm to the Holy Rosary Church, Murroe. Requiem Mass Monday at 11.30am. Burial afterwards in Abington Cemetery.

Anniversaries:                                    Murroe

Anna McGuire and

Dan Ryan and

Mick and Lilly Hayes                                                                         7pm this Saturday

John Quigley and

John O’Connell                                                                                    9am this Sunday

Mary Moloney and

Greg Burns and

Jimmy Rabbitte                                                                                   11.30am this Sunday

Bernard Clarke and Maureen Kilgallon                                          10am next Wednesday

Boher

Nuala McLoughlin and Bridget Foley                                             10am next Sunday

May They Rest in Peace

Eucharistic Ministers Next Weekend: Boher — 10am.

Murroe: Elizabeth Power-Lynch 7pm. Suzanne Barron 9am. Breda Byrnes 11.30am

Masses for coming week: Boher – Tuesday and Thursday at 9.30am.

Murroe Monday 11.30am (Funeral Mass), Wednesday and Friday at 10am.

Divine Mercy Sunday this Sunday. Ceremonies will start with the Rosary at 2.30pm. It is hoped to have confession during this time. This will be followed by the Chaplet at 3pm.

ONLY 7 MORE SLEEPS to what could turn out to be the greatest night in the history of Murroe-Boher Parish! The Strictly Come Dancing extravaganza in the South Court Hotel, Raheen on Saturday April 29th is gathering pace. This event is in aid of the new Park development and looks like an occasion that nobody can afford to miss. Our 38 dancers are practicing like professionals! The celebrity Judges are primed. Our two MCs are chomping at the bit. The committee members are working day and night to achieve the perfect occasion for everybody. Tickets are on sale now in all the Local Shops, Post office & Denis Holmes Showrooms or Ciara Walsh (087) 6280019 or any committee member. The dancers are looking for your votes right now. They have voting cards. Or you can vote for your favourite couple online anytime at www.ifundraise.ie/strictlymurroe A bus will run from Murroe to the hotel, leaving at 7pm and returning at 2am after the disco. €10 return. Contact Ciara (087) 6280019 to book your seat.

Eucharistic Apostolate – Knock – 30th April. Bus outside Hanly’s Pub Boher at 8am. Ring 386305 for booking.

Chernobyl Children International Mulkear Outreach group. Sincere thanks to all who contributed to our recent church gate collection. €437.85 was raised. Children arrive June 23rd this year

Coffee Morning in aid of Breakthrough Cancer Research Cork and the Irish Cancer Society will be held on Saturday 6th May from 10.30 to 1.00. at Madaboy House, Abington (approx. 400m from Abington Enterprise Centre). Please consider supporting this worthy cause in an effort to fund innovative breakthrough therapies for many types of cancer. Enjoy the best of home baking and a musical surprise. Last year we raised almost €1,800. This year our goal is to top €2,000. For further information:  phone 061-386435.

Boher Community Development Association Team Limerick CleanUp – Over 80 people participated in the Boher Community CleanUp on Good Friday morning.  The Community Centre was a hive of activity from 8.30am. The cleanUp was completed in four hours with bags of litter gathered by our hard working community members and brought to Boher Community Centre for collection by Mr Binman.  It was a wonderful community event and a very successful occasion.  Sincere thank you to everybody involved.

Doon Community Council are holding their annual monster table quiz in all five pubs, in Doon, on Friday the 5th of May, starting at 9.30pm. Table of 4, €20 per table. Prizes and raffle on the night.

Murroe are hosting a Pieta House Darkness into Light 5k walk at 4.15am on 6th May. Pre-registration is essential – we will NOT be taking cash on the night!  If you are interested in participating, register on dil.pieta.ie, choosing Murroe as venue. Enter your details, and pay by Credit or Debit card.  Note your Order Number. Collect your t-shirt at the GAA Clubhouse in Murroe from 6-8pm on Tuesday 25th April, 10am-2pm on Saturday 29th April or 8-10pm on Wednesday 3rd May. Course information and other news is available on the Murroe Darkness into Light Facebook page. For further information contact Ita Richardson 087-6886536.

Lotto Results 17/4/17 – 7,18,26,30 – No Jackpot Winner. €20 Lucky dips Holly Cusack, Bobby Richardson, Ronald Powell & Leader Fahey. €50 Lucky Dips Pat Power, John Finucane & Declan Kett. Next Week’s Jackpot €9600 in Crokers

Murroe Boher Camogie Club: Well done to Megan Kiely and Hazel Hourigan who were part of the Limerick U16 team who won the C Cup during the week, brilliant stuff girls! Hard luck to our U16 and senior teams who were both beaten in their league games during the week. The U16 team are now in the plate semi-final against Ballyagran/Newtownshandrum which is scheduled to take place during the week. The senior team lost out to Bruff and are now in a B semi-final which is scheduled to take place over the weekend, fixture TBC. Best of luck to all our girls in their games. Best of luck to Caroline Hickey who is taking to the dance floor next Saturday night in Strictly Come Dancing. This promises to be a great night so be sure to buy a ticket or support dancers by voting for them.

Murroe Boher Bord na nOg, held an Easter Camp on Monday 10th April to Wednesday 12th April in Harty Park, Murroe. We had up to 80 boys & girls playing games having fun each day. On Monday, we had a running coach, teaching the kids about agility, balance & coordination, we also had our own Seanie Tobin passing on some useful coaching tips. On Tuesday & Wednesday, we had Peter Casey, Ritchie English & Gearoid Hegarty from Limerick Senior team, giving out some useful tips and advice. They also signed jerseys, hurleys, helmets and gave Easter Eggs to all our happy campers. On Friday 14th & Saturday 15th April, we held our annual Easter bag pack in Dunnes Stores, in Childers Road. This was one of the most successful bag packs, with huge numbers of parents, coaches, family and friends of the Club giving up their time for this worthy cause. The total monies raised was €3,461.00, and the Club are very thankful to all who supported us.

Murroe Website EditorMurroe/Boher Newsletter 23rd April 2017
read more

Murroe/Boher Newsletter 16/4/2017

No comments

Parish Clergy: Fr Loughlin Brennan                           Fr. Tom Ryan

Tel. 386227 Mobile 087 9814051                                  Tel. 352223 Mobile 087 6291557

Recent deaths: Sheila Ormonde (née O’Carroll) Wexford and formerly of Murroe.

Anniversaries:                                    Murroe

Timmy Landers Months Mind and

Willie Holmes and Sr Labori and Sr Bridget                                   11.30am this Sunday

Anna McGuire and

Dan Ryan and

Mick and Lilly Hayes                                                                         7pm next Saturday

John Quigley and

John O’Connell                                                                                    9am next Sunday

Mary Moloney and

Greg Burns and

Jimmy Rabbitte                                                                                   11.30am next Sunday

Boher

Michael and Peggy Finucane and

Fr Denis Bartley and

Pat Tobin                                                                                              10am this Sunday

May They Rest in Peace

Eucharistic Ministers Next Weekend: Boher Eamon Tuohey 10am.

Murroe: Bridget Hayes 7pm. Josie Meade 9am. Saundra Ni Chiosog 11.30am

Masses for coming week: No morning Mass on Monday.

Boher – Tuesday and Thursday at 9.30am. Murroe – Wednesday and Friday at 10am.

Divine Mercy Sunday is on 23rd April. Ceremonies will start with the Rosary at 2pm. It is hoped to have confession during this time. This will be followed by the Chaplet at 3pm.

ONLY 14 MORE SLEEPS to what could turn out to be the greatest night in the history of Murroe-Boher Parish! The Strictly Come Dancing extravaganza in the South Court Hotel, Raheen on Saturday April 29th is gathering pace. This event is in aid of the new Park development and looks like an occasion that nobody can afford to miss. Our 38 dancers are practicing like professionals! The celebrity Judges are primed. Our two MCs are chomping at the bit. The committee members are working day and night to achieve the perfect occasion for everybody. Tickets are on sale now in all the Local Shops, Post office & Denis Holmes Showrooms or Ciara Walsh (087) 6280019 or any committee member. The dancers are looking for your votes right now. They have voting cards. Or you can vote for your favourite couple online anytime at www.ifundraise.ie/strictlymurroe A bus will run from Murroe to the hotel, leaving at 7pm and returning at 2am after the disco. €10 return. Contact Ciara (087) 6280019 to book your seat.

Coffee Morning for Cancer: Reminder for your diary: Coffee Morning at Madaboy House will take place this year on Saturday 6th May from 10.30 to 1.00.  The focus of fundraising again is Cancer Research. Watch this space for future reminders closer to the date. This year will see the inclusion of a musical interlude to delight guests.

Social Dance in Millennium Centre Caherconlish, on Saturday 22nd April. Music by Glór Tíre star Dermot Lyons. Tea Served. Admission €10. Great night guaranteed.

Murroe Tidy Towns would like to thank everyone who supported our recent Church Gate Collection. Your support is very much appreciated. Amount collected €640.

Newport Drama Group presents, Brian Friel’s “Dancing At Lughnasa” on April 15th and 16th at 8pm in Newport Community Centre.

Murroe-Boher Historical Society: The last of our talks for this season will be hosted by Murroe-Boher Historical Society on Thursday, April 20, at 8.30 p.m. sharp at the Muintir na Tíre Hall, Murroe. The talk by Gráinne Keays is entitled, “The Frend Family of Lacrough House: The Story of a Boher Family.” Admission to non-member is €5 (includes refreshments). All welcome

Milford Hospice Memorial Walk: The Milford Hospice 5km Memorial Walk will take place on Sunday, May 28th at the University of Limerick with a start time of 12.00 noon. This event is suitable for those of all levels of fitness and ability and the Centre’s organisers are asking anyone who wishes to take part to register for the event as soon as possible. There will be no entry fee, but the organisers are encouraging people to seek sponsorship for the lunchtime walk or else make a donation. The walk will commence at the University of Limerick Sports Arena and will finish on the grounds of Milford Care Centre. Participants will have the opportunity to place a hand-written tribute on colourful ribbon that will adorn the special memorial tree on the grounds of Milford. A special Memorial Pin will also be presented to each participant. Refreshments will be available after this memorial occasion. It’s necessary for everyone to register for the event on www.eventmaster.ie alternatively registration and sponsorship cards can be arranged by contacting the Fundraising Department at 061 485859, between 9am and 5pm, Monday to Friday; by email to fundraising@milfordcarecentre.ie Your support is gratefully appreciated

Murroe are hosting a Pieta House “Darkness into Light” 5k walk at 4.15am on 6th May. Pre-registration is essential – we will NOT be taking cash on the night! If you are interested in participating, register on dil.pieta.ie, choosing Murroe as venue. Enter your details, and pay by Credit or Debit card. Note your Order Number. Collect your t-shirt at one of the local collection points Final 3 T-Shirt distributions at GAA clubhouse, Murroe: 6-8pm on Tuesday 25th April, 10am-2pm on Saturday 29th April; 8-10pm on Wednesday 3rd May. REMEMBER no cash entries accepted on morning of the walk. You must REGISTER in advance.

Lotto Results 9/4/17 – 12,23,30,32 – No Jackpot Winner. €20 Lucky dips Paudie Meehan, Joan Lynch, Kevin Ahern & Andrew Hickey. Next Week’s Jackpot €9500 in Pa McGraths

Murroe-Boher Community Games: Murroe-Boher were well represented at the Limerick Community Games Cross-Country Finals at Mick Neville Park, Rathkeale on Saturday 8th April 2017, in glorious sunshine generally not associated with cross-country running! Well done to all who took part and congratulations to all our medallists. Michael O’Brien Silver U17 1000m, Gemma Ryan Gold U11 600m, Peter Ashe Gold U9 300m, Cillian Holmes Bronze U9 300m, Peter Ashe, Cillian Holmes, Joseph O’Brien & George Crowe Team Gold U9 300m. Many thanks to U9 coach Noreen O’Brien.

Murroe Boher Camogie Club: Best of luck to our U16 team who play Crecora at 6.30pm in Boher on Friday in their last group game of the league. Our senior team will be out on Monday with fixture TBC. Last Saturday saw the camogie club’s dog come in 3rd position in the Con and Annie Kirby Derby at Limerick Greyhound Stadium. This was a great night for all involved and our thanks to Limerick GAA for organising the event.

Murroe AFC: We are delighted to announce that the FAI summer soccer schools are now open for bookings Murroe AFC’s camp will take place this year from July 17th – July 21st. The camp is open to boys and girls between the ages of 6-14, each child will get a full playing kit, backpack, football and certificate of completion and the camp starts at 10.30am each day and finishes at 3pm. Cost of the camps are €65 per child with a €10 off family discount for brothers/sisters. Check out www.summersoccerschools.ie for more info

Murroe Website EditorMurroe/Boher Newsletter 16/4/2017
read more