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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Murroe/Boher Newsletter 19th 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: Nancy Hogan (Née Wixted) formerly of Murroe Village who died in England. Funeral later in England.

Anniversaries:                                    Murroe

Bernard Carey                                                             7pm this Saturday

Deceased members of St. Joseph’s Young Priests and

Patrick O’Meara                                                           9am this Sunday

Eileen O’Malley                                                           11.30 this Sunday

Seamus and Mary Clarke                                             10am next Tuesday

Deceased members of the Holmes Family, Cappanuke           10am next Friday

John Coughlan                                                             7pm next Saturday

Foley Family                                                                9am next Sunday

Eileen O’Brien Months Mind and

Mary, James and Joan Ryan                                        11.30am next Sunday

Patsy, Michael and George McCarthy and

Deceased members of the Carey and McCarthy Families        Mass Offered

Boher

PJ Carmody                                                                 10am this Sunday

William and Christine Bolster and

Nellie Ryan and

Agnes Smith                                                                10am next Sunday

May They Rest in Peace

Eucharistic Ministers Next Weekend: Boher Helen Hickey 10am.

Murroe: Elizabeth Power-Lynch 7pm. Josie Meade 9am. Breda Whyte 11.30am

Fatima Centenary: The Legion of Mary will be visiting the homes of the Parish with the Pilgrim Statue of our lady of Fatima. This is to celebrate the centenary year of the visitation at Fatima.

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.

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

Social Dance in Millennium Centre Caherconlish, on Saturday 25th March. Music by Sam O Doherty. Tea Served. Admission €10. Great night guaranteed.

A great night was had by all at the Killinure Parents Association Table Quiz on Friday night last, in Crokers Bar Murroe. It was well supported and a good deal of money was raised on behalf of the children of Killinure National School. The Parents Association would like to offer its appreciation to those in the community who came on the night, but also to those who donated spot prizes or sponsorship. Go raibh mile, mile maith agat go leir!!

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

Boher Community Alert Committee would like to highlight again the objective of the Seniors Alert Scheme, which came into effect in September 2015.  This scheme is to encourage community support for vulnerable older people in our communities through the provision of personal monitored alarms to enable older persons to continue to live securely in their homes with confidence, independence and peace of mind.  Anybody over the age of 65 years requiring a personal monitored alarm should apply either by phone or text to Michael Moore 087 9749105.  

Darkness into Light, Pieta House walk, will take place in Murroe on 6th May, 4.15am.  If anyone is interested in sponsoring the event, please contact any of the organising committee. (Tony Breen – 086 1004862 / Ita Richardson – 087 6886536).

Lotto Results 12/3/17 -10,13,14,23- No Jackpot Winner. €20 Lucky dips Diarmuid Byrnes, Kathleen Costello, Seamus Cusack & Josie Kett. Next Week’s Jackpot €9100 in Crokers

Murroe Boher Camogie Club: This weekend sees the Limerick senior camogie team (with Niamh Richardson) travel to Clare for their third round of league at 2.30pm on Sunday in Clonlara. Last weekend the girls had a great win over Offaly by 3 points to keep them unbeaten in their league group. The Limerick minors (with Edel Cunningham and Katie Heelan) lost out to a strong Galway team last weekend in their third round of the championship. This Saturday (March 18th), Murroe/Boher Camogie Club’s dog, Coolavanny Pet, will run in the second round of the Con and Annie Kirby Memorial Puppy stake. Be sure to head to the race track for a night of fun and hopefully success! Next Saturday (25th March) our clothes collection will take place between 7.30 and 8pm in Murroe Clubhouse. This collection takes place the last Saturday of every month and as always, all donations are greatly appreciated.

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Murroe/Boher Newsletter 12th 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: Eileen O’Brien (née Rainsford), Madaboy

Mike Tierney, Eyon

Anniversaries:                                    Murroe

Edward Ryan Months Mind and

John Joe Gleeson and

Paddy Lorigan and John Hickey                                  7pm this Saturday

Esther Healy                                                    9am this Sunday

Pat Ryan, Annagh and

John and Josie Mackey, Glenoe                                  11.30 this Sunday

Bernard Carey                                                 7pm next Saturday

Patrick O’Meara                                               9am next Sunday

Eileen O’Malley                                               11.30 next Sunday

Boher

Eileen Hickey                                                  9.30am next Wednesday

Mary and Dan Ryan                                        10am next Friday

May They Rest in Peace

Eucharistic Ministers St Patrick’s Day: Boher: Pat Madigan 10am.

Murroe: Breda Fitzpatrick 7pm. Michael O’Loughlin 9am, Margaret Holmes 11.30am. Next Weekend: Boher Caroline Walters 10am. Murroe: Bridget Hayes 7pm. Mary O’Brien 9am. Kathryn Buckley 11.30am

No Adoration in Murroe next Friday, St Patricks Day.

Next Friday is St Patricks Day. Vigil Mass in Murroe on Thursday at 7pm.

Friday Masses – Boher 10am, Murroe 9.30am and 11.30am.

Fatima Centenary: The Legion of Mary will be visiting the homes of the Parish with the Pilgrim Statue of our lady of Fatima. This is to celebrate the centenary year of the visitation at Fatima.

Table Quiz: We are holding a quiz night in aid of Shan Tynan on Friday March 24th at 8pm in Pa McGraths Boher. Shan Tynan made public headlines when she released a viral video in which she explains a rare form of cancer she is suffering from. Shan is undergoing treatment in Texas USA and under current government legislation she is not entitled to any government funding. people all over Ireland have been busy donating to her and her family to make sure she gets the care she deserves. Help us do our part from the Boher Community. Tables are only €20 with 4 people on a team. With the help of local sponsors, we also have fantastic spot prizes on the night. Amy and Michelle Lynch and Eimer Shinnors are organising the Table Quiz.

Many Thanks to those who contributes to last weekend’s collection in aid of Murroe/Boher Lourdes Fund. A total of €522 was raised.

Cashel & Emly Lourdes Fundraising Draw: Tickets are now available and can be purchased locally from Liz Barron, Boher or Mary O’Brien, Murroe.

Sweet Cati – Cakes for any Occasion: I create and bake cake 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: 0838199784. Facebook: Deco and Cake by Sweet Cati

Ballyhoura Development is currently recruiting for people to join the Rural Social Scheme. It is a 19.5 hour a week scheme. To be eligible you need to be actively farming one hectare of land, have an active herd number, and have a basic payment application. You also need to be in receipt of a means tested social welfare payment. A spouse, child or sibling of an active farmer who has a qualifying social welfare payment can also apply for the scheme. There are both indoor and outdoor work opportunities available across the Ballyhoura area with different community groups. Please contact Eugene O’ Donnell on 087 6558731 for further information.

Darkness into Light, Pieta House walk, will take place in Murroe on 6th May, 4.15am.  If anyone is interested in sponsoring the event, please contact any of the organising committee. (Tony Breen – 086 1004862 / Ita Richardson – 087 6886536).

Lotto Results 5/3/17 -18,24,26,32- No Jackpot Winner. €20 Lucky dips Katie Keays, Nora & Pat Swan, Rachel Mulryan & Kathleen & Biddy (Valley). Next Week’s Jackpot €9000 in Pa McGraths

Murroe-Boher Community Games:  The County Finals Swim A competition was held last Sunday the 5th of March in Askeaton pool.  Well done to Heather Clancy who came 3rd in her heat. Two silver medals were won on the day with Rose Clancy coming in 2nd place in the U14 50m Butterfly final and Peter Ashe coming in 2nd place in the U10 25m Backstroke.

Murroe Boher Camogie Club: Last weekend’s first round of club league fixtures was postponed due to unplayable pitches. The game against Bruff will be rescheduled. This weekend sees the county minor and senior teams both play at home. The seniors, with Niamh Richardson, take on Offaly in Tournafulla at 2pm on Sunday while the minors, with Edel Cunningham and Katie Heelan, take on Galway in their third round in LIT at 2.30pm on Saturday. Be sure to support all our girls as they wear the Limerick jersey. U14 and U16 trainings have started back, if any girls around the parish would like to join please contact a member of the club. Galway at home in the third round of championship. Well done to Ciara Oliver, who during the week was named on the Limerick U13 development squad.

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Murroe/Boher Newsletter 5th March 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

Jimmy Galligan and

Eileen and Tom Grant and their sons Billy and Martin and

James and Kathleen Doyle                              7pm this Saturday

Simon Reale                                                    9am this Sunday

Joe Murray and

Noreen Dee                                                     11.30am this Sunday

James and Mona Hourigan and

James and Kathleen Carroll                             10am next Thursday

Edward Ryan Months Mind and

John Joe Gleeson                                             7pm next Saturday

Esther Healy                                                    9am next Sunday

Pat Ryan, Annagh and

John and Josie Mackey, Glenoe                                  11.30 next Sunday

May They Rest in Peace

Eucharistic Ministers next weekend: Boher: Esther Reilly 10am.

Murroe: Evelyn Lorigan 7pm. Suzanne Barron 9am, Breda Berkery 11.30am

Killinure N.S. Table Quiz: Killinure N.S. Parents’ Council presents a Social Night with a Table Quiz for Parents and Friends of Killinure on Friday, March 10, at 9 pm in Crokers Pub, Murroe. Each table will cost €20-00 per table of 4 with a raffle on the night and prizes for the winning team. The Parents’ Council wish to welcome all to this fun night and would greatly appreciate as much support as possible for the school.

Murroe-Boher Historical Society will host a talk by Joseph Lennon on Thursday, 9 March at 8.30 p.m. sharp at the Muintir na Tíre Hall, Murroe. The talk is entitled “Transplantation to Connacht: Fact or Fiction?” Admission €5 to non-members, including refreshments.

Milford Hospice Church Collection: The annual Church Gate Collection for Milford Hospice will take place at all masses at the Church of the Holy Rosary, Murroe and St. Patrick’s, Boher, next weekend of March 11/12.

Irish Dance Classes: Children’s beginners Irish Dance classes commenced in the Muintir na Tíre Hall, Murroe on March 2, 2017 from 4 to 5 pm. Learn to enjoy Irish dance culture and make new friends in a welcoming environment. For further information, contact Jeanne at 0872261818 or Irene at 0857464471.

Cashel & Emly Lourdes Fundraising Draw: Tickets are now available and can be purchased locally from Liz Barron, Boher or Mary O’Brien, Murroe.

Social Dance in Millennium Centre Caherconlish, on Saturday 11th March. Music by Dermot Lyons. Tea Served. Admission €10. Great night guaranteed.

Sweet Cati – Cakes for any Occasion: I create and bake cake 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: 0838199784. Facebook: Deco and Cake by Sweet Cati

Archdiocese of Cashel and Emly Pilgrimage to Lourdes 2017 16-21 June                5 nights – Fully Inclusive Price €699. Booking forms available now for the Pilgrim Section, Joe Walsh Tours, 143 Lower Baggot Street, Dublin 2 Tel: (01) 2410811 (01) 2410810. Pilgrimage Director: Rev Jimmy Donnelly, Parochial House Church Street Doon Co Limerick Tel: 061 380165. Application forms available for Assisted/Sick Section. Enquiries to: Rev Joe Tynan, Parochial House Kilteely Co Limerick Tel: Tel: 061 384213.

Lotto Results 26/2/17 -1,7,26,28- No Jackpot Winner. €20 Lucky dips Ross Kennedy, Rita & Gerard McInerney, Bob & Ita Richardson & Larry Quigley. Next Week’s Jackpot €8900 in the Powers

Murroe-Boher Community Games Model-making results:  Well done to those who travelled to Shanagolden last Saturday morning for the county model-making finals. Our congratulations to Eoin Callanan U12 Boys and Eibhlin Stockil U14 Girls who both won gold medals and will go on to represent the County at the National Finals in August. 

Murroe Boher GAA Club Presentation night of Medals to the East and Count Junior B Champions in the Valley inn on Friday March 10th at 9pm. All Welcome

Murroe Boher Bord na nOg would like to remind parents that training for this season has recommenced, U6 & U8’S (Coaches are Mike Crowe 083 0070212 and Declan Ryan 086 8116266) are in Delta on Saturdays at 1.00pm and U10’s (Gordon Ross 086 8716760) are in Glenstal Sports Hall on Wednesday evenings from 6.00pm to 7.00pm

Murroe Boher Camogie Club: This weekend sees the Murroe/Boher senior camogie team kick into action with a game against Bruff at 11.30am on Sunday in Boher, please show your support! Last weekend the county minor and U16 teams lost out to Clare and Cork respectively. Hard luck to Edel Cunningham, Katie Heelan (Both minor), Megan Kiely and Hazel Hourigan (both U16) who were members of the panels. Next Saturday (11th) the Limerick minor team will play Galway at home in the third round of championship. Well done to Ciara Oliver, who during the week was named on the Limerick U13 development squad.

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Parish Clergy: Fr Loughlin Brennan                           Fr. Tom Ryan

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

Anniversaries:                                    Murroe

Kitty and Tom Lynch                                      7pm this Saturday

Johnny Ryan (Luke) Months Mind and

Ned O’Malley and

William and Bridget Maher and

Jimmy Coleman                                               11.30am this Sunday

Jimmy Galligan and

Eileen and Tom Grant and their sons Billy and Martin and

James and Kathleen Doyle                              7pm next Saturday

Simon Reale                                                    9am next Sunday

Joe Murray and

Noreen Dee                                                     11.30am next Sunday

May They Rest in Peace

Eucharistic Ministers next weekend: Boher: Liz Barron 10am.

Murroe: Nora Lonergan 7pm. Josie Meade 9am, Breda Byrnes 11.30am

Wednesday is Ash Wednesday. Ashes will be distributed after Morning Mass in Murroe and Boher

The Murroe Marian Club will reopen this Wednesday March 1st at 7.30 pm in the Fitzgerald Room, Muintir na Tíre Hall, Murroe. New members very welcome – just come along on any Wednesday night or contact 061 378138 for information.

Killinure N.S. Table Quiz: Killinure N.S. Parents’ Council presents a Social Night with a Table Quiz for Parents and Friends of Killinure on Friday, March 10, at 9 pm in Crokers Pub, Murroe. Each table will cost €20-00 per table of 4 with a raffle on the night and prizes for the winning team. The Parents’ Council wish to welcome all to this fun night and would greatly appreciate as much support as possible for the school.

Boher Community Development Assoc. FREE COMPUTER TRAINING starting in Boher Community Centre on Tuesday 28th Feb 10 am to 12 o clock. This training aims to give people the confidence, motivation and skills to take their first steps on line. For places, kindly contact Pat Walsh 087 2766659 or Olivia O Brien Ballyhoura Development on 061 381174

Irish Dance Classes: Children’s beginners Irish Dance classes will commence in the Muintir na Tíre Hall, Murroe on March 2, 2017 from 4 to 5 pm. Learn to enjoy Irish dance culture and make new friends in a welcoming environment. For further information, contact Jeanne at 0872261818 or Irene at 0857464471.

Murroe/Boher Lourdes Invalid Fund will hold their Church Gate collection next weekend, 4th & 5th March. Funds raised are used to send a local invalid/sick person to Lourdes. Please give generously.

Cashel & Emly Lourdes Fundraising Draw: Tickets are now available and can be purchased locally from Liz Barron, Boher or Mary O’Brien, Murroe.

Pieta House Darkness into Light walk will be held in Murroe on Saturday 6th May at 4.30am.  On-line registration will open in March.  For further information, please contact Ita Richardson 087-6886536 or Tony Breen 086-1004862.

Field Project Update: The Field Project is progressing well. We are now close to going for tender for the Astro Turf Pitch. It is planned to build both the Astro pitch and the walking track together. It is hoped that we will have contractors on site at the beginning of May and have this stage of the project completed in August.

Glenstal Abbey Retreat Day: Ageing Well Saturday 4th March. As we all live longer, can we age well? This workshop will reflect on the challenges of ageing. It will consider the need for a ritual of transition and whether there are spiritual practices suited to this stage of life. Retreat day with Fr Simon Sleeman OSB. €85 includes tea/coffees, talks & lunch. To reserve a place please email events@glenstal.com or call (061) 621000 – option 4

Archdiocese of Cashel & Emly Pilgrimage to Lourdes, under the Leadership of Most Rev Kieran O’Reilly Archbishop of Cashel & Emly. 16-21 June 2017 Cost €699 fully inclusive price. Flights from Shannon Airport and Return. Pilgrimage Director: Rev Jimmy Donnelly, Parochial House, Church St, Doon, Co Limerick Tel: (061 380165). Invalid/ Assisted Section Director: Rev Joe Tynan Parochial House, Kilteely, Co Limerick Tel: (061 384213). Closing date for Assisted Section applications April 3rd 2017. Spiritual Director Youth Section: Rev Pat Coffey Parish House, Golden, Cashel, Co. Tipperary Tel: (062 72146). Youth Leader: Eddie Golden. Pilgrim Booking Forms Available – Contact Joe Walsh Tours (01) 2410810 or (01) 2410812

Lotto Results 19/2/17 -1,2,21,31- No Jackpot Winner. €20 Lucky dips Ray Ryan, Christy English, Tom O’Brien & Margaret O’Connell. Next Week’s Jackpot €8800 in the Valley Inn

Murroe Boher Camogie Club: Well done to Niamh Richardson and the Limerick seniors who got their league off to a winning start last weekend against Meath. Hard luck to Edel Cunningham and Katie Heelan who were part of the Limerick minor team who lost out to a strong Kilkenny side. This weekend the minors are out on Saturday at 2pm in Clonlara against Clare. Megan Kiely and Hazel Hourigan are putting on the green jersey with the county U16 team who take on Cork in the Munster semi-final at 2pm in Mahon on Sunday. Next weekend sees the first round of the club senior league kick off as Murroe/Boher will take on Bruff at home. Best of luck to all our girls and please show your support!

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Parish Clergy: Fr Loughlin Brennan                           Fr. Tom Ryan

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

Recent Deaths: Dermot Chadwick, Lisnagry

Anniversaries:                                    Murroe

Bobby Cusack and Ryan Cusack                                   7pm this Saturday

Paddy Owens and

Florence Byrnes                                                                   11.30am this Sunday

Kitty and Tom Lynch                                                         7pm next Saturday

Johnny Ryan (Luke) Months Mind and

Ned O’Malley and

William and Bridget Maher and

Jimmy Coleman                                                                  11.30am next Sunday

                                                                Boher

Tommy and Mary Bartley                                                                10am this Sunday

Margaret and Pat Looney                                                 9.30am next Thursday

May They Rest in Peace

Eucharistic Ministers next weekend: Boher: Eamon Tuohey 10am.

Murroe: Elizabeth Power-Lynch 7pm. Mary O’Brien 9am, Saundra Ni Chiosog 11.30am

Weekday Masses will take place each day – Boher 9.30am and Murroe 10am.

The Murroe Marian Club will reopen on Wednesday March 1st at 7.30 pm in the Fitzgerald Room, Muintir na Tíre Hall, Murroe. New members very welcome – just come along on any Wednesday night or contact 061 378138 for information.

Ever wanted to learn how to paint or take up a new hobby? Art classes resuming Thursday 23rd of February in Muintir na tire hall, Murroe from 7-9. €15 euro, some materials will be supplied but please bring your own brushes and acrylic paints (or oils if you have previous experience with them). Beginners most welcome, no painting experience needed. Please text Jenny on 085-7237256 or email jenny28111987@gmail.com to confirm attendance or if you have any questions.

Killinure N.S. Table Quiz: Killinure N.S. Parents’ Council presents a Social Night with a Table Quiz for Parents and Friends of Killinure on Friday, March 10, at 9 pm in Crokers Pub, Murroe. Each table will cost €20-00 per table of 4 with a raffle on the night and prizes for the winning team. The Parents’ Council wish to welcome all to this fun night and would greatly appreciate as much support as possible for the school.

Many thanks to all who supported the collection in aid of St Vincent’s Lisnagry last weekend. To those who stood at the tables in the cold and the wind – thank you. The amount collected in Murroe was €685.

Murroe/Boher Lourdes Committee are offering a place to a 5th year student to travel to Lourdes on this year’s pilgrimage as a youth helper, which takes place from 16th to 21st June. Anyone interested are asked to give their names to Liz Barron, Boher ASAP. Draw will take place after 11.30am Mass in Murroe on Sunday next 25th February.

Cashel & Emly Lourdes Fundraising Draw: Tickets are now available and can be purchased locally from Liz Barron, Boher or Mary O’Brien, Murroe.

Boher Community Development Assoc. FREE COMPUTER TRAINING starting in Boher Community Centre on Tuesday 28th Feb 10 am to 12 o clock. This training aims to give people the confidence, motivation and skills to take their first steps on line. For places, kindly contact Pat Walsh 087 2766659 or Olivia O Brien Ballyhoura Development on 061 381174

Social Dance in Millennium Centre Caherconlish, on Saturday 25th February. Music by Dave Rea. Tea Served. Admission €10. Great night guaranteed.

Pieta House Darkness into Light walk will be held in Murroe on Saturday 6th May at 4.30am.  On-line registration will open in March.  For further information, please contact Ita Richardson 087-6886536 or Tony Breen 086-1004862.

Save the date for Wednesday 22nd February. Inviting all community groups, individuals and businesses to Attend North East Limerick District Forum Meeting in the Millennium Centre, Caherconlish 7.30-9.30pm all are welcome. Contact Ballyhoura Development Cappamore Campus 061 381174.

Field Project Update: The Field Project is progressing well. We are now close to going for tender for the Astro Turf Pitch. It is planned to build both the Astro pitch and the walking track together. It is hoped that we will have contractors on site at the beginning of May and have this stage of the project completed in August.

Glenstal Abbey Retreat Day: Ageing Well Saturday 4th March. As we all live longer, can we age well? This workshop will reflect on the challenges of ageing. It will consider the need for a ritual of transition and whether there are spiritual practices suited to this stage of life. Retreat day with Fr Simon Sleeman OSB. €85 includes tea/coffees, talks & lunch. To reserve a place please email events@glenstal.com or call (061) 621000 – option 4

Lotto Results 12/2/17 – 9,11,17,23 – No Jackpot Winner. €20 Lucky dips Nora Lynch, D Graham, Denis Holmes & James Quigley. Next Week’s Jackpot €8700 in O’Neills

Murroe-Boher Community Games: Murroe-Boher Community Games:  The U13 Boys Murroe-Boher indoor soccer team claimed silver medals in Galvone last week.  The boys played Caherdavin in semi-final & despite being two goals down at halftime, they turned it around to lead 3-2 midway through the 2nd half but then lost a player and had to play on with 4 for last 9 mins but showed great courage to win 5-4 in a thriller. In the final they played a strong Cappagh team and although ahead at the break, they unfortunately lost 5-4 in another nail bitter.  A terrific effort from all the boys with all outfield players on the goal trail led by super performance & goals from captain Nathan O’Shea. The other goal scores Jeffrey O’Rourke, Mikey Walsh, James Judge, David Moloney & Joe Shanahan. The overall player of the tournament was awarded to Murroe-Boher’s fantastic goalkeeper Jamie Kirby. Some outstanding saves – well done to Jamie & his teammates.

Murroe AFC: Soccer Sisters is an FAI programme, the aim of which is to introduce girls aged 7-12 to soccer. The programme will run in Murroe AFC for 6 weeks on Saturdays from 9-10am, commencing on Sat, 11 Feb and will be run by Barry McGann, FAI Development Officer. The program is free of charge. All participants will receive a Soccer Sisters jersey. Only equipment required is shin guards and sports shoes! The only thing parents are asked to do is to register players online at www.fai.ie/ssclubprog. All girls aged 7-12 are more than welcome to join us.

Murroe Boher Camogie Club: This weekend sees the intercounty camogie season kick off with 3 of our girls in action in 2 games. The Limerick senior team, with Niamh Richardson, play Meath at 2pm in Rathkeale on Saturday (18th) in the first round of the league. On Sunday (19th) Edel Cunningham and Katie Heelan take on Kilkenny in the first round of the All Ireland Championship with the Limerick minors in Kilkenny at 2pm. Next Saturday the Limerick minor team will again line out against Clare in Clare. Best of luck to our girls and to the teams. Please support our girls!

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