Murroe/Boher Newsletter 14th May 2017

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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.

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Murroe/Boher Newsletter 7th May 2017

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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.

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Murroe/Boher Newsletter 30 April 2017

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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

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Murroe/Boher Newsletter 23rd April 2017

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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.

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Murroe/Boher Newsletter 16/4/2017

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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

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Murroe/Boher Newsletter 9th April 2017

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Parish Clergy: Fr Loughlin Brennan                           Fr. Tom Ryan

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

Recent deaths: James McNamara, The Oaks, Murroe.

Anniversaries:                                    Murroe

Crissie O’Gorman Months Mind and

Pakie Rainsford                                                                                   7pm this Saturday

Mary Bourke and Deceased members of the Bourke Family    9am this Sunday

James Corbett and

Niall O’Riordan                                                                                    11.30am this Sunday

Timmy Landers Months Mind and

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

Jimmy Rabbitte                                                                                   Mass Offered

Boher

Mike Tierney Months Mind and

Lily Fenton                                                                                           10am this Sunday

Michael and Peggy Finucane and

Fr Denis Bartley and

Pat Tobin                                                                                              10am next Sunday

May They Rest in Peace

Eucharistic Ministers Next Weekend: Boher Kathleen Walters 8pm. Marie O’Flynn 10am.

Murroe: Breda Fitzpatrick 7pm. Mary O’Brien 9am. Tom Seaver 11.30am

Masses for coming week: Boher – Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday at 9.30am.

Murroe – Tuesday and Wednesday at 10am. Funeral Mass Monday at 11.30am

No Adoration in Boher or Murroe this coming week – Holy Week

Holy Week Ceremonies: We ask you to please take note of the times for the Holy Week Ceremonies          Murroe and Boher

Holy Thursday: Mass of the Lords Supper                                        7.30pm

Good Friday:    Celebration of the Lord’s Passion                             3.00pm

Stations of the Cross                                                      7.30pm

Holy Saturday: Easter Vigil                                                                   8.00pm

Murroe Community Council is holding a Strictly Come Dancing extravaganza in the South Court Hotel, Raheen on Saturday April 29th. This event is in aid of the new Park development and promises to be an occasion not to be missed. We have, among others, lined up one or two well-known personalities! The development is due to start in March and funds are badly needed. Tickets are on sale now in all the Local Shops & Post office & Denis Holmes Showrooms or Ciara Walsh (087) 6280019.

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.

Special Olympics World Winter Games: Patricia Gleeson would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who helped out in any way when she was selected as a volunteer to travel to Austria for the Special Olympics World Winter games which took place from 16 – 24 March.

Personalised Embroidery – Christening Shawls, Bibs, Baby Blankets. Based in Murroe. Tel 086 8384273.

Newport Drama Group presents, Brian Friel’s “Dancing At Lughnasa” on April 7th, 8th, 9th, 15th, and 16th at 8pm in Newport Community Centre.

Boher Community Development Association will participate again in the JP McManus Team Limerick Clean Up initiative. Last year we had a record turn-out when 130 members of our community participated in this event and we gathered over 300 bags of litter around Boher.  We hope you will join us on Good Friday, 14 April at 9am, at Boher Community Centre. An Post has returned our post box in Boher.  We would encourage as many people as possible to use this facility.

Family History: A family history of the Quigley (Rootagh), Ryan (Rodgers), Mackey (Glenoe and Rear-cross), and Collins (Newport) families will be launched at the Community Centre, Rearcross on Sunday 9th April at 3pm. All interested are welcome to attend.

Qualified Make Up Artist available for Confirmation’s, Communion’s, Wedding’s or any occasion. Phone Sinéad 085 8263166

Handcrafted Hats and Fascinators for that special occasion. Contact Anne at 086 2417449 or email anne_mgr@yahoo.ie

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 which we will update here and on the Murroe Darkness into Light Facebook page. This week’s collection point is Pa McGrath’s Pub, Boher, Monday, 10th April, 5.45-6.45pm. For further information contact Ita Richardson 087-6886536.

Lotto Results 26/3/17 – 7,8,18,30 – No Jackpot Winner. €20 Lucky dips Daniel Ryan, Sean Whyte, Caitriona Laffan & Nora Culhane. Next Week’s Jackpot €9300 in the Valley Inn

Murroe-Boher Community Games: Congratulations to Katie Bartley coming 4th place in the Art U10 Girls and Clara Noonan coming 3rd in the U12 Girls Art in the County Art Competitions.  Well done.

Murroe Boher Camogie Club: Well done to our U16 team who defeated Bruff in the second round of the league on Thursday evening, next week they will take on Crecora at home. Best of luck to Niamh Richardson and the Limerick senior team who take on Cork in the Division 1 semi-final at 4pm in Pairc Ui Rinn on Sunday as they look to go a step further than last year. Hard luck to our senior team who lost out to Ahane in their first league game, it was a tough game and with a small and young panel our girls showed great fight throughout the game. Best of luck to our dog in the Con and Annie Kirby Derby final which took place on Saturday (8th April) in Limerick greyhound stadium.

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

 

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Murroe-Boher Camogie Support our Dog “Coolavanny Pet”

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Murroe-Boher Camogie have reached the final of the Con and Annie Kirby Memorial Puppy stake this Saturday night, 8th April, in the Limerick Greyhound stadium. Gates open from 6.30pm.

We are asking all members of the parish to come in on the night and support our dog “Coolavanny Pet”, who for qualifying for the final has given us a guaranteed €1,000, with a chance of winning between €3k – €10k depending where she finishes. If she wins Saturday night we will win €10,000 + a free fundraising night in the dog track for our club.

If attending, please wear the club colours to get in for half price, all kids go free.

Please spread the word to anyone you know, the more we can get there from the club the better.

Any questions, don’t hesitate to contact me or any member of the camogie club.

Yours in sport
Caroline Hickey

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Murroe/Boher Newsletter 2nd April 2017

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Parish Clergy: Fr Loughlin Brennan                           Fr. Tom Ryan

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

Anniversaries:                                    Murroe

William and Elizabeth Fitzpatrick                                11.30am this Sunday

Crissie O’Gorman Months Mind          and

Pakie Rainsford                                                                       7pm next Saturday

Mary Bourke and Deceased

members of the Bourke Family                                               9am next Sunday

James Corbett and

Niall O’Riordan                                                                       11.30am next Sunday

Boher

Peggy Keays                                                                10am this Sunday

Mike Tierney Months Mind and

Lily Fenton                                                                  10am next Sunday

May They Rest in Peace

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

Murroe: Evelyn Lorigan 7pm. Michael O’Loughlin 9am. Bridget McLoughlin 11.30am

Murroe Community Council is holding a Strictly Come Dancing extravaganza in the South Court Hotel, Raheen on Saturday April 29th. This event is in aid of the new Park development and promises to be an occasion not to be missed. We have, among others, lined up one or two well-known personalities! The development is due to start in March and funds are badly needed. Tickets are on sale now in all the Local Shops & Post office & Denis Holmes Showrooms or Ciara Walsh (087) 6280019.

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.

Pilgrimage to Medjugorje September 6th – 13th. Departing from Shannon. Fare €709. 7 nights half board accommodation near St. James’ Church. Accompanied by spiritual directors. Contact John O’Brien group leader 061 380614. €50 deposit secures seat.

Murroe Tidy Towns will hold their Church Gate Collection on weekend of 8th & 9th April. Your support would be very much appreciated. Also, it’s that time again for us to begin our work for the year ahead. We meet on Thursday evenings at 6.30pm at the monument. Please come along if you would like to join us. New members always welcome.

Social Dance in Millennium Centre Caherconlish, on Saturday 8th April. Music by Jimmy Hogan. Tea Served. Admission €10. Great night guaranteed.

Personalised Embroidery – Christening Shawls, Bibs, Baby Blankets. Based in Murroe. Tel 086 8384273.

Newport Drama Group presents, Brian Friel’s “Dancing At Lughnasa” on April 7th, 8th, 9th, 15th, and 16th at 8pm in Newport Community Centre.

Killinure N.S. are gathering school related pictures for the 50th anniversary book. Anything they borrow will be returned. You can scan pictures and email them to snailbhe@eircom.net or drop them to Ber at the school.

Family History: A family history of the Quigley (Rootagh), Ryan (Rodgers), Mackey (Glenoe and Rear-cross), and Collins (Newport) families will be launched at the Community Centre, Rearcross on Sunday 9th April at 3pm. All interested are welcome to attend.

Qualified Make Up Artist available for Confirmation’s, Communion’s, Wedding’s or any occasion. Phone Sinéad 085 8263166

Sweet Cati – Cakes for any Occasion: I create and bake cakes and cookies for any occasion: Baby Showers, Christening, Communion, Confirmation, Wedding, Birthday, etc. I use only the finest and freshest of ingredients. My home is approved by the HSE and I am fully insured. Contact: 083 8199784. Facebook: Deco and Cake by Sweet Cati

Darkness into Light for Pieta House registration is now open on website dil.pieta.ie/.  Choose venue ‘Murroe’ for our walk on 6th May at 4.15am.  We will have t-shirt distribution in the weeks leading up to the walk starting this coming Tuesday evening 4th April 9-10pm in Crokers.  Please check newsletters / Murroe Darkenss into Light Facebook for further collection dates and time.  For those who do not have access to on-line facilities, we will also hold registration in Crokers on Tuesday evening.  Further information from Ita Richardson 087-6886536 / Tony Breen 086-1004862.

Lotto Results 26/3/17 – 7,8,18,30 – No Jackpot Winner. €20 Lucky dips Daniel Ryan, Sean Whyte, Caitriona Laffan & Nora Culhane. Next Week’s Jackpot €9300 in the Valley Inn

Murroe-Boher Community Games: Congratulations to Katie Bartley coming 4th place in the Art U10 Girls and Clara Noonan coming 3rd in the U12 Girls Art in the County Art Competitions.  Well done.

Murroe Boher Camogie Club: This weekend sees our clubs competitive season kick off. On Friday evening our U16 team took to the field against Newcastle West in their opening round of the league. On Sunday at 11.30am our senior team play Ahane in the first game of their league campaign in Ahane. The Limerick senior team with Niamh Richardson played Galway in a top of the table clash on Saturday afternoon in Ballinasloe, both teams have qualified for semi-finals. Hard luck to the Limerick minor team with Edel Cunningham and Katie Heelan who were beaten in their last group game in the All Ireland series. The team failed to qualify for the knock out stages but will look forward to Munster championship in July. Well done to our girls who did the club proud. Next Friday our U16 team will line out again, this time away to Bruff. Keep an eye on our Facebook page for fixtures and results.

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Pieta House Darkness into Light registration is now open at dil.pieta.ie.

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Pieta House Darkness into Light registration is now open at dil.pieta.ie.  You need to register on-line, selecting Murroe as your venue.  Please note you need a debit or credit card to pay for your registration.  Alternatively, we will be holding registration session over the next few weeks.

When you register, choose your t-shirt size (this is included in the registration fee).   On completion, you will be given an order number which you need to collect your t-shirt at t-shirt distribution.
First registration / t-shirt distribution session: Crokers on 4th April, 9-10pm. Further sessions will be notified via this web site.
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Murroe/Boher Newsletter 26th March 2017

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Parish Clergy: Fr Loughlin Brennan                           Fr. Tom Ryan

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

Recent deaths: Timmy Landers, Murroe Village.

Anniversaries:                                    Murroe

John Coughlan                                                             7pm this Saturday

Foley Family, Glenstal                                                 9am this Sunday

Eileen O’Brien Months Mind and

Mary, James and Joan Ryan                                        11.30am this Sunday

Ned Holmes and Deceased members

of the Holmes family                                                   10am next Wednesday

William and Elizabeth Fitzpatrick                                11.30am next Sunday

Boher

William and Christine Bolster and

Nellie Ryan and

Agnes Smith                                                                10am this Sunday

Peggy Keays                                                                10am next Sunday

May They Rest in Peace

Eucharistic Ministers Next Weekend: Boher Laurence Bartley 10am.

Murroe: Nora Lonergan 7pm. Suzanne Barron 9am. Neville Family 11.30am

Strictly Come Dancing – Murroe Boher Community Field Project – Tickets @ €20 are now on sale for this event – Saturday 29th April in South Court Hotel. Judging by the rehearsals – this is an event not to be missed.

Milford Care Centre wish to thank all who contributed to their recent collection. A total of €809.17 was raised.

Pilgrimage to Medjugorje September 6th – 13th. Departing from Shannon. Fare €709. 7 nights half board accommodation near St. James’ Church. Accompanied by spiritual directors. Contact John O’Brien group leader 061 380614. €50 deposit secures seat.

Murroe Tidy Towns will hold their Church Gate Collection on weekend of 8th & 9th April. Your support would be very much appreciated. Also, it’s that time again for us to begin our work for the year ahead. We meet on Thursday evenings at 6.30pm at the monument. Please come along if you would like to join us. New members always welcome.

Killinure N.S. are gathering school related pictures for the 50th anniversary book. Anything they borrow will be returned. You can scan pictures and email them to snailbhe@eircom.net or drop them to Ber at the school.

Murroe Boher Parish would like to invite people from ‘Other Countries and Cultures’ to join us for a cup of tea and a chat next Thursday 30 March at 8pm in the Muintir na Tire Hall. We would like to understand, and perhaps plan to celebrate, the wonderful diversity in our parish in the future. Please come and join us. Contact Anne 087 6224128 or Simon 061 386441.

Family History: A family history of the Quigley (Rootagh), Ryan (Rodgers), Mackey (Glenoe and Rear-cross), and Collins (Newport) families will be launched at the Community Centre, Rearcross on Sunday 9th April at 3pm. All interested are welcome to attend.

Qualified Make Up Artist available for Confirmation’s, Communion’s, Wedding’s or any occasion. Phone Sinéad 085 8263166

Sweet Cati – Cakes for any Occasion: I create and bake cakes and cookies for any occasion: Baby Showers, Christening, Communion, Confirmation, Wedding, Birthday, etc. I use only the finest and freshest of ingredients. My home is approved by the HSE and I am fully insured. Contact: 083 8199784. Facebook: Deco and Cake by Sweet Cati

Darkness into Light for Pieta House registration is now open on website dil.pieta.ie/. Choose venue ‘Murroe’ for our walk on 6th May at 4.15am. Early registration until 31st March, with lower costs. If you want to buy a t-shirt please ensure you tick the t-shirt box!  We will have t-shirt distribution in the weeks leading up to the walk. Watch this space! For those who do not have access to on-line facilities, we will hold registration in Crokers on Tuesday 28th March 9-10pm. Further information from Ita Richardson 087-6886536 / Tony Breen 086-1004862.

Lotto Results 19/3/17 -12,14,27,29- No Jackpot Winner. €20 Lucky dips Sabhbh Holmes, Tom & Kay Hickey, Darragh Ryan & Jackie Crowe. Next Week’s Jackpot €9200 in O’Neill’s

Murroe Boher Camogie Club: Well done to the Limerick senior team and Niamh Richardson who beat Clare last weekend by a single point to qualify for the Division 1 semi-final. Next weekend they play Galway to decide who tops the group. This weekend sees the Limerick minor team with Edel Cunningham and Katie Heelan take on Wexford in their last group game at 2pm in Croagh. We urgently need parents and volunteers to help with the training of our underage teams. Without mentors or helpers our young girls would not be able to take the field and enjoy our sport. If you are or know anyone who might be interested in helping out, be that shouting encouragement or training a team please contact a member of our committee. No experience necessary and no help is too little.

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