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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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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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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