Murroe/Boher Newsletter 12th Feb 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: Bridie Marsh (née Moroney), Killonan, Ballysimon

Edward Ryan (NED), Rath, Murroe

Chrissie O’Gorman, Community Houses, Murroe, late of Abington

Anniversaries:                                    Murroe

Tom and Nan O’Malley and

Pat Davis and

Joe McInerney                                                                     7pm this Saturday

Maurice and Peggy Hassett                                               9am this Sunday

James Clarke                                                                        10am next Wednesday

Bobby Cusack and Ryan Cusack                                   7pm next Saturday

Paddy Owens and

Florence Byrnes                                                                   11.30am next Sunday

John O’Brien                                                                        Mass Offered

                                                                Boher

Tommy and Mary Bartley                                                                10am next Sunday

May They Rest in Peace

Eucharistic Ministers next weekend: Boher: Marie O’Flynn 10am.

Murroe: Bridget Hayes 7pm. Noreen Keane 9am, Tom Seaver 11.30am

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

Murroe – Monday, Wednesday and Friday 10am.

The Irish Blood Transfusion Service will be holding a Blood Donor Clinic in the Community Centre, Caherconlish, on this Monday 13th February. Time: 5pm to 8pm.

East Limerick Red Cross AGM will take place this Monday 13th February at 8pm in the Community Centre, Doon. All welcome to attend. We are now looking for people interested in volunteering for the Red Cross >Full Training provided < you are welcome to attend the AGM or contact any member of the Red Cross.

Killinure National School (Boher) – Pupil Enrolment 2017: Enrolments for September 2017 are now being accepted.  Enrolment forms are available from the school. Tel. 061 351377.

Scoil Mhuire Murroe – Pupil Enrolment 2017: Enrolments for September 2017 are now being accepted.  Enrolment forms are available from the school. Tel. 061 386116

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.

Community First Responder, Boher are holding a training session for new volunteers at Boher Community Centre, at 9 am on Saturday, 18th February.  Duration 4 hours. Instructors: Ita Richardson & Paul Earls.  Anybody wishing to train without becoming a volunteer, is also welcome.  Please email cfrboher@gmail.com in advance of the training date.

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.

Ballyhoura Development CLG has been awarded funding from the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment, to provide basic digital skills training to people under the Department’s new Digital Skills for Citizens Grant Scheme.  In a ‘connected’ society, digital skills for everyone are absolutely essential, in order to realise the full social and economic potential of the digital world. Helping individuals, communities and businesses acquire them is a priority of this scheme. The training aims to give people the confidence, motivation and skills to take their first steps online. Having digital skills can enrich the lives of people by giving them better access to information, culture, entertainment, social networking, eGovernment services, as well as online goods and services. Training is delivered over five two hour sessions and is FREE. Training will be available throughout the Ballyhoura area. For further information or to book a place on this Digital Skills for Citizens training, please contact Ballyhoura Development in the Cappamore office on 061 061 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 5/2/17 – 2,3,23,30 – No Jackpot Winner. €20 Lucky dips Michael Lynch, Margaret O’Connell, Una McInerney & Kieran Kett. Next Week’s Jackpot €8600 in Crokers

Murroe-Boher Community Games: Well done to all those taking part in indoor soccer, the Boys U10 Lions, U10 Tigers and U13 Girls Leopards.  The Boys U10 Lions came up against Caherdavin who were a formidable side and went down 9-1 while the U10 Tigers were very evenly matched against Castlemahon/Feohanagh and lost 5-4. There was a great turn-out for the County B Swim in Askeaton last Sunday and all enjoyed the event.  Congratulations to Peter Ashe who came 1st place in the U10 Backstroke; to Siobhan Cooke who came 2nd place in the U12 Freestyle and to the Murroe Primary School Swim Team who came 3rd place in the Mixed Relay.

 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: Next weekend sees this year’s camogie season kick off. The Limerick Senior team play in the first round of Division 1 at home to Meath on Saturday February 18th. Niamh Richardson is part of the Limerick team, we wish her and the team the best for the coming year and ask all supporters to support both club and county throughout the year at all age groups. There is no fixture for the game yet, however, we will keep our Facebook page updated or information can be found on the Camogie Association website.

 

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Parish Clergy: Fr Loughlin Brennan                           Fr. Tom Ryan

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

Anniversaries:                                    Murroe

Paddy, Mary and Maura Power and

Gerard Mullane and

Jimmy Power and

Mattie and Maureen Hoyne and

Dermot Fahy                                                                        7pm this Saturday

John O’Malley                                                                     9am this Sunday

Jim Berkery and

Bridie and Jerry Taaffe and

Paddy O’Brien                                                                     11.30am this Sunday

Tom and Nan O’Malley and

Pat Davis and

Joe McInerney                                                                     7pm next Saturday

Maurice and Peggy Hassett                                               9am next Sunday

                                                                Boher

Kitty Lynch Months Mind                                                 10am this Sunday

May They Rest in Peace

Eucharistic Ministers next weekend: Boher: Kathleen Walters 10am.

Murroe: Breda Fitzpatrick 7pm. Michael O’Loughlin 9am, Bridget McLoughlin 11.30am

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

Murroe – Monday, Wednesday and Friday 10am.

St Vincent’s Centre, Lisnagry will hold their Annual Church Gate Collection next weekend, 11th and 12th February. Your generosity is greatly appreciated.

Killinure National School (Boher) – Pupil Enrolment 2017: Enrolments for September 2017 are now being accepted.  Enrolment forms are available from the school. Tel. 061 351377.

Scoil Mhuire Murroe – Pupil Enrolment 2017: Enrolments for September 2017 are now being accepted.  Enrolment forms are available from the school. Tel. 061 386116

Boher Community Development Association wishes to thank all those who supported our recent Parish social. It was a very enjoyable night and a great success.  The Committee would like to thank sincerely, those who attended the event, bought tickets to support the event and supplied items for auction – Paudie Laffan and the Egan family who supplied trees for blocks, the volunteers who cut timber for the auction, Roches Feeds, Liffey Mills Nenagh, John O’Connell Crecora Mills, Rearcross Quarries and Kerry Agribusiness, Herbertstown. Sincere thanks also to the staff of the Millennium Centre, Caherconlish and all who donated spot prizes. €3,300 was raised through this event for the upkeep of our community centre.

Boher Community Development Association AGM took place recently.  Chairman, Pat O Connell outlined the activities which took place throughout the year to highlight the work being done within the community by this committee.  He thanked the Officers, committee and the community for their support throughout the year.  Elected Officers for 2017: President, Canon Tom Ryan; Chairperson, Pat O Connell; Secretary, Sarah Fitzgerald; Treasurer, Helena Hickey; PRO, Mary Finucane-Ryan.

The Irish Blood Transfusion Service will be holding a Blood Donor Clinic in the Community Centre, Caherconlish, on Monday 13th February. Time: 5pm to 8pm.

 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.

Social Dance in Millennium Centre Caherconlish, on Saturday 11th February. Music by Chris Dallat. Tea Served. Admission €10. Great night guaranteed.

Ballyhoura Development CLG has been awarded funding from the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment, to provide basic digital skills training to people under the Department’s new Digital Skills for Citizens Grant Scheme.  In a ‘connected’ society, digital skills for everyone are absolutely essential, in order to realise the full social and economic potential of the digital world. Helping individuals, communities and businesses acquire them is a priority of this scheme. The training aims to give people the confidence, motivation and skills to take their first steps online. Having digital skills can enrich the lives of people by giving them better access to information, culture, entertainment, social networking, eGovernment services, as well as online goods and services. Training is delivered over five two hour sessions and is FREE. Training will be available throughout the Ballyhoura area. For further information or to book a place on this Digital Skills for Citizens training, please contact Ballyhoura Development in the Cappamore office on 061 061 381174.

A date for your diary! 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 will be on sale shortly and priced at €20 each.

Please see www.murroe.net, Facebook and local press for update.

Murroe-Boher Historical Society will hold a talk by John Hassett on Thursday, 9 February 2017 at 8.30p.m. sharp at the Muintir na Tíre Hall, Murroe. The talk is entitled “Were you ever up in Vaucluse?“ and traces the long-overlooked history of the Vaucluse Hunting Lodge from its beginnings as a playground of the gentry, to a farmer’s pleasure garden, to now forlorn ruin. Part of the talk will examine the origins of a local family who lived in rural Toorlougher in the early 1800s. Admission €5 to non-members (includes refreshments). All welcome.

Murroe-Boher Historical Society wishes to thank all those who supported its recent successful and highly enjoyable table quiz. Special thanks go to all those who participated on the night; those who donated spot prizes; the proprietors of the venue, Darragh, Tom and Mary Ryan of the Valley Inn; Frank Ryan who supplied questions and answers; and Sean and Paddy for the sound system. The victorious four were Eric and Anne Laumenech and Jason and Siobhán Clohessy. A donation will be made to the Jack & Jill Foundation from the proceeds of the quiz. All three prize-winning teams donated their prize money to the charity.

Lotto Results 29/1/17 – 3,8,20,27 – No Jackpot Winner. €20 Lucky dips Seamus Minihan, William Reale, Helen Regan & Mary Ryan. Next Week’s Jackpot €8500 in Pa McGraths

Murroe-Boher Community Games: Well done to the U 13 Boys Indoor Soccer Team who are now through to the semi-finals.  They won 8-3 v Regional and 5-4 v Caherdavin B.  A great team effort from the all: Jamie Kirby, Mikey Walsh, Nathan O’Shea, Joe Shanahan, James Judge, Jeffrey O’Rourke, David Moloney & Michael Kinsella. Nathan O’ Shea scoring the goals. Thank you:  Many thanks to the kind lady who returned the red school jacket to Newport Boys National School.  It is much appreciated.

Murroe Boher Camogie Club will hold their 3rd and final night of registration on Friday 10th February in the GAA clubhouse in Murroe from 7-8pm. New players are welcome.

 

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Murroe/Boher Newsletter 29th Jan 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: Johnny Ryan (Luke), Coolbredeen, Murroe

John (Sean) Ryan, Carrigaline, Co. Cork, formerly of Coole, Newport

Anniversaries:                                    Murroe

Michael Humphreys and

Helen Hackett and

Mary Minihan Months Mind and

Rhona Kett-Sheridan Months Mind and

Peggy Fitzgerald Months Mind                                         7pm this Saturday

Willie and Kathy Noonan and

Dan and Esther Barry                                                         11.30am this Sunday

Paddy, Mary and Maura Power and

Gerard Mullane and

Jimmy Power and

Mattie and Maureen Hoyne and

Dermot Fahy                                                                        7pm next Saturday

John O’Malley                                                                     9am next Sunday

Bridie and Jerry Taaffe and

Paddy O’Brien and

Jim Berkery                                                                          11.30am next Sunday

                                                                Boher

John Leahy and

Denis and Margaret Maher and

Mary and Ted O’Connell                                                   10am this Sunday

Kitty Lynch Months Mind                                                 10am next Sunday

May They Rest in Peace

 

Eucharistic Ministers next weekend: Boher: Eilish Bartley 10am.

Murroe: Evelyn Lorigan 7pm. Suzanne Barron 9am, Neville Family 11.30am

Masses for coming week: Boher – Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 9.30am

Murroe – Monday, Wednesday and Friday 10am.

Feast of St Blaise – next Friday. Blessing of throats will take place following 9.30am Mass in Boher and 10am mass in Murroe.

Sum of money found outside Murroe Church after a recent Mass. Please contact the Sacristan.

Killinure National School (Boher) – Pupil Enrolment 2017: Enrolments for September 2017 are now being accepted.  Enrolment forms are available from the school. Tel. 061 351377.

Boher Community Development Association AGM will take place on Wednesday next, 1 February at 8pm.  New members welcome.

Scoil Mhuire Murroe – Pupil Enrolment 2017: Enrolments for September 2017 are now being accepted.  Enrolment forms are available from the school. Tel. 061. 386116

Energy Project 2017: An important meeting will be held by the Energy Communities Tipperary Co-op in the Cappamore Community Hall at 8pm sharp on Wednesday February 1st. The meeting concerns the availability of retrofitting grants for energy measures in your home, business or community facility. This project has been rolled out successfully in Tipperary parishes over the last 4 years and it is to be hoped that it will extend to Limerick.

 Many thanks to all who contributed to last weekend’s Homeless collection. A total of €576 was raised.

A date for your diary! 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 will be on sale shortly and priced at €20 each.

Please see www.murroe.net, Facebook and local press for update.

 Childminder Required: Qualified Garda vetted childminder needed for 6 year old boy. Flexible hours, sometimes early mornings, with drop/pick up from school. Contact number 087 7866280.

 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.

 Knockainey Historical & Cons. Society continue their talks on Fridays 3rd 10th 17th February @ 8.00pm tickets only €5 on door. Topics; Life in Limerick 1916 and impact of WW1. War of Independence in Limerick 1919-21 and Civil War in Limerick.

 Lotto Results 22/1/17 – 4,8,10,18 – No Jackpot Winner. €20 Lucky dips Mary Maher, Caitriona Laffan, Liz Power & Tadhg Roche. Next Week’s Jackpot €8400 in the Powers

 Murroe Boher Camogie Club will hold a second night of registration on Friday February 3rd from 7-8pm in Murroe Clubhouse. All members are asked to attend to register for the coming year and all new members are welcome also.

Murroe Boher Bord na nÓg will hold their 2017 registration night this Friday 3rd February from 19:00 to 20:00 at Harty Park.  We look forward to seeing all our existing and new players there

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Parish Clergy: Fr Loughlin Brennan                           Fr. Tom Ryan

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

Recent deaths: Josie Crowe (nee Richardson) The Rock, Cappamore

Teresa (Tess) Heffernan (nee O’Connor) Lattin, Co. Tipperary

Denis O’Malley, Ballinasloe, formerly Cappamore

Jack Hanly, Cork Rd, Newport, formerly Red House, Barringtons Bridge

Fr. David Conlon, O.S.B, Glenstal

Anniversaries:                                    Murroe

John Dundon and

Margaret Cahir and

Jimmy and Dolly O’Sullivan                                             11.30am this Sunday

Michael Humphreys and

Helen Hackett and

Mary Minihan Months Mind and

Rhona Kett-Sheridan Months Mind and

Peggy Fitzgerald Months Mind                                         7pm next Saturday

Willie and Kathy Noonan and

Dan and Esther Barry                                                         11.30am next Sunday

                                                                Boher

John Leahy and

Denis and Margaret Maher and

Mary and Ted O’Connell                                                   10am next Sunday

May They Rest in Peace

Eucharistic Ministers next weekend: Boher: Des Duffy 10am.

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

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

Murroe – Monday, Wednesday and Friday 10am.

Killinure National School (Boher) – Pupil Enrolment 2017: Enrolments for September 2017 are now being accepted.  Enrolment forms are available from the school. Tel. 061 351377.

Irish Red Cross – Practical First Aid Course: Registration on Monday 23rd January from 8-8.30pm at the following locations: – Fire Station in Doon and Cappamore, Scoil Mhuire Primary School, Murroe. Would you know what to do? All welcome, no experience required.

Mulcair Men’s Shed, Social Night out:

One of Conrad P. Slater’s (RIP) last wishes, was for the men of Mulcair Men’s Shed to continue with the bimonthly social night out. So the next one is scheduled for Friday 27th January in Power’s Pub, Abington (down the road from the shed) from 9:00pm until late. All members are invited, as well as their families. Non-members are more than welcome to join us too, if you want to meet with us and see what we are all about, when we let our hair down.

Social Dance in Millennium Centre Caherconlish, on Saturday 28th January. Music by Donie Walsh. Tea Served. Admission €10. Great night guaranteed.

 Childminder Required: Qualified Garda vetted childminder needed for 6 year old boy. Flexible hours, sometimes early mornings, with drop/pick up from school. Contact number 087 7866280.

 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.

 Kettlebells continues in Murroe Community Hall each week on Tues @ 6.45 and Saturdays @ 10am. Beginner classes commencing this week. Excellent for weight loss/toning/flexibility/mobility/strength. Call Noreen 087 0987355 Swing, Sweat and See Results!

 Knockainey Historical & Cons. Society are pleased to launch the 2017 Lecture Series.  1st of 4 lectures begins with Kevin Myers – journalist, writer & historian.  “The Irish in the Great War focusing on mid county Limerick”. Friday 27th January 2017 @ 8.00pm. St. John’s Church, Knockainey. Tickets €10.  Booking essential – contact Angela 0871277468. Further talks on Fridays 3rd 10th 17th February @ 8.00pm tickets only €5 on door. Topics; Life in Limerick 1916 and impact of WW1. War of Independence in Limerick 1919-21 and Civil War in Limerick.

 Lotto Results 5/1/17 -2,7,12,14- No Jackpot Winner. €20 Lucky dips Tom Ryan, Joanne Kennedy, Thomas Holmes & Majella Dunlea. Next Week’s Jackpot €8300 in the Valley Inn

 Murroe Boher Camogie: The camogie club’s registration night will be taking place on Friday 27th January 7pm to 8pm in Murroe Clubhouse. All members are asked to attend on the night to register and new members are always welcome for all age groups.

 Murroe Boher Bord na nÓg hold their 2017 registration night this Friday 27th Jan from 7pm to 8pm in Murroe Clubhouse. We look forward to seeing all our existing and new players there.

The AGM of Murroe Boher GAA club will be held this Monday, January 23rd, in the clubhouse Murroe at 8.30pm. All members asked to attend.

Bilboa AC ‘Juvenile Registration & Training’ 2017: Juvenile Registration with Bilboa AC is currently taking place. Any parents or guardians wishing to register children born between the years 1999 and 2009, can register with Brendan Laffan at Friday nights indoor training in the sports hall in Cappamore for the next number of weeks, or complete the club registration form & leave details at the club reception desk on Monday night’s etc. The cost per child for registration for the calendar year 2017, is €25 per child, €50 for two children, with a maximum of €60 for a family of 3 or more. A photocopied Birth Certificate (not an original) is required for NEW Juveniles, which is sent off to Athletics Ireland. Bilboa AC Juvenile training has resumed on Friday nights in the Indoor Sports Hall in Cappamore, 7 to 8pm, with a Hall charge of €2 per child. Our outdoor training is on Mondays nights at the Bilboa AC grounds, again at 7 to 8pm.

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Murroe/Boher Newsletter 15th Jan 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: Mike Duffy, Rathowen, Westmeath, formerly Murrowood.

Kitty Lynch (née Donovan), Lismullane

Conrad Slater, Ashroe

Jim McNamara, London, formerly Boher. Funeral arrangements later.

Anniversaries:                                   Murroe

Joe, Mary and Brenda Egan                                       7pm this Saturday

Michael Ryan (Sean Moore)                                       9am this Sunday

Donagh Hanly Months Mind and

John O’Grady, died in Australia                                11.30am this Sunday

O’Brien & O’Sullivan Families, Mungret & Sligo      10am this Monday

John Dundon and

Margaret Cahir                                                            11.30am next Sunday

                                                Boher

John Richardson and

Noel Hickey                                                                10am this Sunday

May They Rest in Peace

Eucharistic Ministers next weekend: Murroe: Elizabeth Power-Lynch 7pm. Mary O’Brien 9am, Kathryn Buckley 11.30am

Boher: Elizabeth O’Connor 10am.

Masses for coming week:

Boher – Tuesday and Thursday 9.30am

Murroe – Monday, Wednesday and Friday 10am.

Boher Parish Social will take place on Saturday 21 January, in the Millennium Centre, Caherconlish.  This social promises to be a very enjoyable night with music by Johnny Skehan, dancing and an auction of timber and a variety of surprise items held during the night to help raise funds for the upkeep of our Community Centre.  Committee members will visit all houses in the Parish over the next week, selling tickets for the event.  Tickets cost €10 each.  Donations of Spot prizes will be gratefully received by Committee members.

Childminder Required: Qualified Garda vetted childminder needed for        6 year old boy. Flexible hours, sometimes early mornings, with drop/pick up from school. Contact number 087 7866280.

Murroe-Boher Historical Society will hold a table quiz on Friday next, 20th January in the Valley Inn, Murroe, beginning at 8.30 p.m. €20 for a table of four people. There will also be a raffle on the night. Donations of spot prizes gratefully accepted. As usual, a donation will be made to charity from the proceeds of the quiz.

Senior Set Dancing and Ceili Classes for fitness and fun will resume in the Muintir na Tíre Hall, Murroe on Wednesday 18th January at 8.15pm. Beginners welcome at all classes.

Kettlebells continues in Murroe Community Hall each week on Tues @ 6.45 and Saturdays @ 10am. Beginner classes commencing this week. Excellent for weight loss/toning/flexibility/mobility/strength. Call Noreen 087 0987355 Swing, Sweat and See Results!

Knockainey Historical & Cons. Society are pleased to launch the 2017 Lecture Series.  1st of 4 lectures begins with Kevin Myers – journalist, writer & historian.  “The Irish in the Great War focusing on mid county Limerick”. Friday 27th January 2017 @ 8.00pm. St. John’s Church, Knockainey. Tickets €10.  Booking essential – contact Angela 0871277468. Further talks on Fridays 3rd 10th 17th February @ 8.00pm tickets only €5 on door. Topics; Life in Limerick 1916 and impact of WW1. War of Independence in Limerick 1919-21 and Civil War in Limerick.

Lotto Results 8/1/17 -13,21,25,32- No Jackpot Winner. €20 Lucky dips Christy Heffernan, Una Kett, Martin Holmes & Liz Howard. Next Week’s Jackpot €8200 in O’Neill’s

Murroe Boher Community Games: Art, model making and handwriting competition will be held on Sunday the 15th of January at 5:30pm in the Muintir na Tire hall Murroe. Entry fee €3. Please bring along pencil and colours. We look forward to seeing you.

The AGM of Murroe Boher GAA club will be held on Monday January 23rd in the clubhouse Murroe at 8.30pm. All members asked to attend

 

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Parish Clergy: Fr Loughlin Brennan                           Fr. Tom Ryan

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

Recent deaths: John O’Grady who died in Australia, formerly of Capanahana, Murroe.

Anniversaries:                                   Murroe

Pa Joe and Paddy McCormack                                   7pm this Saturday

Joe, Mary and Brenda Egan                                       7pm next Saturday

Donagh Hanly Months Mind and

John O’Grady, died in Australia                                11.30am Next Sunday

                                                Boher

Deceased members of the Walsh Family, Cloughnadromin and

Breda Cartwright                                                        10am this Sunday

Johan Richardson and

Noel Hickey                                                                10am next Sunday

May They Rest in Peace

Eucharistic Ministers next weekend: Boher: Laurence Bartley 10am.

Murroe: Bridget Hayes 7pm. Noreen Keane 9am, Margaret Holmes 11.30am

Masses for coming week:

Boher – Tuesday and Thursday 9.30am

Murroe – Monday, Wednesday and Friday 10am.

Murroe-Boher Notes – Limerick Leader: The writer of these notes would like to thank all who contributed during 2016 to the Murroe-Boher notes and wish all a very Happy 2017. Without your efforts, it would not be possible to have notes like these in the Limerick Leader

Murroe-Boher Historical Society will host a talk by Michael Hassett on Thursday, 12 January 2017, at the Muintir na Tíre Hall, Murroe, at 8.30 p.m. sharp. The talk is entitled “The Battle of Verdun and the Battle of the Somme, 1916.” Admission €5 to non-members, including refreshments. All welcome.

 Childminder Required: Qualified Garda vetted childminder needed for 6 year old boy. Flexible hours, sometimes early mornings, with drop/pick up from school. Contact number 087 7866280.

 Lotto Results 2/1/17 – 9,14,15,24 – No Jackpot Winner. €50 Lucky dips Bridie Ryan, Jim O’Donoghue & Alan Barry €20 Luck dips Frankie Flynn Mortimor Hogan, John O’Connell & Eugene O’Malley. Next Week’s Jackpot €8100 in Crokers

Boher Parish Social will take place on Saturday 21 January, in the Millennium Centre, Caherconlish.  This social promises to be a very enjoyable night with music by Johnny Skehan, dancing and an auction of timber and a variety of surprise items held during the night to help raise funds for the upkeep of our Community Centre.  Committee members will visit all houses in the Parish over the next week, selling tickets for the event.  Tickets cost €10 each.  Donations of Spot prizes will be gratefully received by Committee members.

 Boher Community Development Association 2017 Parish Calendar is on sale from all local businesses or any committee member. Cost €5.

Murroe Boher Community Games: Art, model making and handwriting competition will be held on Sunday the 15th of January at 5:30pm in the Muintir na Tire hall Murroe. Entry fee €3. Please bring along pencil and colours. We look forward to seeing you.

Murroe AFC Notes: All in Murroe AFC would like to extend our deepest sympathies to the Sheridan and Kett Families on the recent bereavement of Rhona. Our thoughts and prayers are with John, Euan, Cathal, Fintan, and Aisling, Rhona’s parents and all her family and friends at this sad time.

 

 

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Parish Clergy: Fr Loughlin Brennan                           Fr. Tom Ryan

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

Recent deaths: Maurice Horgan, Middleton

Mary Minihan (née Brennan), Farnane, Murroe

Eileen McNamara (née Heffernan), Ballyart

Rhona Kett-Sheridan, Liscreagh. Reposing at Meehan’s Funeral Home, Newport on Monday from 4 – 8pm. Arriving in Murroe Church on Tuesday for 11.30am Mass followed by cremation.

Anniversaries:                                   Murroe

Michael Walsh                                                            11.30am this Sunday

Pa Joe and Paddy McCormack                                   7pm next Saturday

Peggy Fitzgerald Months Mind                                  11.30 next Sunday

                                                Boher

Jack O’Connor, Sandylane                                         10am this Sunday

Deceased members of the Walsh Family, Cloughnadromin and

Breda Cartwright                                                        10am next Sunday

May They Rest in Peace

Eucharistic Ministers next weekend: Boher: Helen Hickey 10am.

Murroe: Breda Fitzpatrick 7pm. Michael O’Loughlin 9am, Breda Berkery 11.30am

Masses for coming week:

Boher – Tuesday and Thursday 9.30am, Friday 10am.

Murroe – Wednesday 10am, Thursday 7pm, Friday 9am and 11.30am.

Epiphany of the Lord – Holy Day – next Friday. Masses as above.

No Adoration in Murroe next Friday

Watch found in Murroe Sacristy after Pageant. Contact Willie Carey re same.

Helen Ryan, Murroe Post Office wishes all her loyal customers good wishes for the New Year.

Murroe Boher Parish Book 2016: The 2016 edition of the Parish Newsletter is on sale in the three shops in the village and the two Boher pubs. Price €10

Social Dance in Millennium Centre Caherconlish, on Saturday 7th  January. Music by Sam O Doherty. Tea Served. Admission €10. Great night guaranteed.

Remembrance Tree: The East Limerick Branch of the Irish Red Cross have placed a remembrance tree in local Churches including Murroe and Boher. On this tree, you can place a remember me ribbon for loved ones that have passed away, the sick and those living abroad this Christmas. Ribbons cost €2 each and can be purchased at local shops and businesses or from members of the local Irish Red Cross. The Ribbons are also available in Boher Sacristy.

Lotto Results 26/12/16 -5,7,10,12- No Jackpot Winner. €50 Lucky dips Kathleen Gunning, Ann Byrnes & C O’Connell €20 Luck dips Liam Clearly, Paddy O’Donnell, Jim Dunlea & Keith Hodkinsen. Next Week’s Jackpot €8000 in Pa McGrath’s

Boher Community Development Association: Boher 2017 Parish Calendar on sale.  It includes a delightful selection of old and recent photographs reflecting the lives and achievements of the people of Boher and places of interest.  The back of the calendar features some Boher-related snippets from old newspapers and journals.  It is available from the Bars in Boher and the shops and PO in Murroe.  Cost €5.

Boher Parish Social will take place on 21 January 2017 at the Millennium Centre, Caherconlish.

Murroe Boher Camogie would like to wish all our members, supporters and the wider community a very happy New Year.

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Parish Clergy: Fr Loughlin Brennan                           Fr. Tom Ryan

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

Recent deaths: Margaret (Peggy) Fitzgerald (née Giltenane) Tubber, Murroe

Anniversaries:                                    Murroe

Davy Hayes                                                     8.30pm Christmas Eve

Paddy, Mary and Patsy O’Brien                                   9am Christmas Day

Jim and Patricia Hogan            and

Paddy Moore                                                   11.30am Christmas Day

Michael Walsh                                                 11.30am next Sunday

                                                Boher

Mary Butler and

Edward and Mary Butler                                  7pm Christmas Eve

Martin Moore and deceased members of

the Moore Family                                            10am Christmas Day

Deceased members of the Barron Family        9.30am Tuesday

May They Rest in Peace

Eucharistic Ministers next weekend: Boher: Pat Madigan 10am.

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

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

Murroe – Wednesday and Friday 10am

Sincere thanks for your contributions to the Priests collection last weekend. Thanks to those who contributed more than what was asked. Míle buiochas.

Watch found in Murroe Sacristy after Pageant. Contact Willie Carey re same.

Helen Ryan, Murroe Post Office wishes to thank all her loyal customers for their continued support, with good wishes for Christmas and the New Year.

Murroe Boher Parish Book 2016: The 2016 edition of the Parish Newsletter is on sale in the three shops in the village and the two Boher pubs. Price €10

Remembrance Tree: The East Limerick Branch of the Irish Red Cross have placed a remembrance tree in local Churches including Murroe and Boher. On this tree, you can place a remember me ribbon for loved ones that have passed away, the sick and those living abroad this Christmas. Ribbons cost €2 each and can be purchased at local shops and businesses or from members of the local Irish Red Cross. The Ribbons are also available in Boher Sacristy.

Social Dance in Millennium Centre Caherconlish on St Stephen’s Night. Music by Tommy Carroll. Tea served. Admission €10

Blood Donor Clinic at Newport Community Centre on Friday 30th December from 2-5pm.

Lotto Results 18/12/16 – 10,23,26,27 – No Jackpot Winner. €20 Luck dips Dean Ryan, Christina Ryan, Bidie/Kathleen Valley Inn & Liz O’Connor. Next Week’s Jackpot €7900 in Powers

HOPE – Hi..my name is Anna Madigan and I would like to say a huge thank you to everybody who supported me during my recent fundraising campaigns for HOPE FOUNDATION. The response from everybody that supported me in the community and beyond (especially at my Table Quiz, my sales of Butler’s Chocolate bars, my Second-Hand Clothes Collections and in any other way), has been overwhelming and very encouraging.   From the bottom of my heart, I want to thank you so much for your kindness and generosity. I wish you all a very Happy and Peaceful Christmas. Go raibh míle maith agat. Anna!

Murroe Twinning: The committee of Murroe-Boher Twinning Project would like to thank all who bought tickets for their Christmas Raffle. The Monster Hamper was won by Sarah Keyes of Meentulla; the Christmas cake by Susanne Timmons of Garranbawn; the bottle of whiskey by Evan Kelly of Garranbawn; the box of chocolates by Bridie Harvey of Gilmartin Park. They would also like to thank the proprietors of The Valley Inn, Reale`s Butchers, Gala Superstore, and Crokers for their valuable help and co-operation over the past several weeks.

Boher’s Annual Walk and Fun Run on St. Stephen’s Day, in aid of Milford Hospice, will commence from Boher Community Centre at 1pm.

Boher Community Development Association: Boher 2017 Parish Calendar on sale.  It includes a delightful selection of old and recent photographs reflecting the lives and achievements of the people of Boher and places of interest.  The back of the calendar features some Boher-related snippets from old newspapers and journals.  It is available from the Bars in Boher and the shops and PO in Murroe.  Cost €5.

Community First Responder, Boher requires new volunteers to cover 24 hours a month. Those interested must be over 18 years and hold a clean driving licence. Training will take place in early 2017 to Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council. If you are interested, contact Ita Richardson, cfrboher@gmail.com CFR Boher are taking a stand at the Boher Christmas Market from 2-5pm. They will be giving information to the community and recruiting volunteers.

Boher Parish Social will take place on 21 January 2017 at the Millennium Centre, Caherconlish.

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Parish Clergy: Fr Loughlin Brennan                           Fr. Tom Ryan

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

Recent deaths: Donogh Hanly, Red House, Barringtons Bridge

Anniversaries:                                    Murroe

Willie Quigley and John O’Connell                 9am this Sunday

Martin and Bridgine Carey and

Christine Coughlan (nee Carey)                                   11.30am this Sunday

Nora Byrne                                                      10am next Friday

Davy Hayes                                                     8.30pm Christmas Eve

Paddy, Mary and Patsy O’Brien                                   9am Christmas Day

Jim and Patricia Hogan                                                11.30am Christmas Day

                                                Boher

Mary Butler and

Edward and Mary Butler                                  7pm Christmas Eve

Martin Moore and deceased members of

the Moore Family                                            10am Christmas Day

May They Rest in Peace

Eucharistic Ministers next weekend: Boher: Liz Barron 7pm, Esther Reilly 10am. Murroe: Elizabeth Power-Lynch 7pm. Mary O’Brien 9am, Saundra Ni Chiosog 11.30am

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

Murroe – Wednesday and Friday 10am

Christmas Ceremonies: Christmas Eve Masses: Boher 7 pm,

Murroe 8.30pm.

Christmas Day Masses: Murroe 9am and 11.30am, Boher 10am.

Confessions: with Visiting Priests in Murroe & Boher after all Masses this weekend 17/18 December

Nativity Pageant 2016; Join us in Bethlehem This Sunday 18th Dec, 7.00pm, Murroe Church.

Helen Ryan, Murroe Post Office wishes to thank all her loyal customers for their continued support, with good wishes for Christmas and the New Year.

Murroe Boher Parish Book 2016: The 2016 edition of the Parish Newsletter is on sale in the three shops in the village and the two Boher pubs. Price €10

Launch of Murroe Boher Parish Book 2016 will take place in Crokers on this Monday night at 8.30pm. All welcome

Annual Carol Service will be held in Abington Church this Monday night at 8pm. A collection in aid of St Vincent DePaul will take place. All welcome to attend.

Blood Donor Clinic at Newport Community Centre on Friday 30th December from 2-5pm.

Remembrance Tree: The East Limerick Branch of the Irish Red Cross have placed a remembrance tree in local Churches including Murroe and Boher. On this tree you can place a remember me ribbon for loved ones that have passed away, the sick and those living abroad this Christmas. Ribbons cost €2 each and can be purchased at local shops and businesses or from members of the local Irish Red Cross. The Ribbons are also available in Boher Sacristy.

Holmes Florist Cappanuke: Christmas Wreaths, Swags, Table pieces now available and made to order. Contact 061 386057 or 061 386318.

Lotto Results 11/12/16 – 6,7,20,21- No Jackpot Winner. €20 Luck dips Adam Coughlan, Mary Ryan/Noel Foley, Tom O’Brien & John Boyle. Next Week’s Jackpot €7800 in the Valley Inn

Boher Community Development Association: Boher 2017 Parish Calendar on sale.  It includes a delightful selection of old and recent photographs reflecting the lives and achievements of the people of Boher and places of interest.  The back of the calendar features some Boher-related snippets from old newspapers and journals.  It is available from the Bars in Boher and the shops and PO in Murroe.  Cost €5.

Community First Responder, Boher requires new volunteers to cover 24 hours a month. Those interested must be over 18 years and hold a clean driving licence. Training will take place in early 2017 to Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council. If you are interested, contact Ita Richardson, cfrboher@gmail.com CFR Boher are taking a stand at the Boher Christmas Market from 2-5pm. They will be giving information to the community and recruiting volunteers.

Boher’s Annual Walk and Fun Run on St. Stephen’s Day, in aid of Milford Hospice, will commence from Boher Community Centre at 1pm.

Boher Parish Social will take place on 21 January 2017 at the Millennium Centre, Caherconlish.

Murroe Boher Camogie: We would like to thank everyone who supported our Church Gate collection last weekend, great support was shown to our club. Thank you very much.

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Parish Clergy: Fr Loughlin Brennan                           Fr. Tom Ryan

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

Anniversaries:                                   Murroe

Willie Hartnett & deceased members of Hartnett family and

Lena Laffan                                                                7pm this Saturday

Owen and Josie O’Malley                                          11.30am this Sunday

Willie Quigley and John O’Connell                            9am next Sunday

Martin and Bridgine Carey and

Christine Coughlan (nee Carey)                                  11.30am next Sunday

                                                Boher

Liam Bourke and

James and John O’Gorman                                         10am this Sunday

May They Rest in Peace

Eucharistic Ministers next weekend: Boher: Eilish Bartley 10am.

Murroe: Bridget Hayes 7pm. Noreen Keane 9am, Tom Seaver 11.30am

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

Murroe – Wednesday and Friday 10am

Christmas Ceremonies: Christmas Eve Masses: Boher 7 pm,

Murroe 8.30pm.

Christmas Day Masses: Murroe 9am and 11.30am, Boher 10am.

Confessions: with Visiting Priests in Murroe & Boher after all Masses next weekend 17/18 December

Best of luck to all involved in the Tommy Fleming Concert this Sunday night. We hope all attending have an enjoyable night.

Murroe Post Office: The Post office will be open for normal business until 5pm on Saturday 17th December, including full postal deliveries and collections.

Murroe N.S. Parents Association have recently setup a Facebook page at www.facebook.com/murroenspa and a twitter feed @murroenspa the website is http://www.murroenspa.com and email is info@murroenspa.com

GAA 45 DRIVE: Murroe-Boher GAA Club are running a 45 drive on Tuesday, December 13th in the Muintir na Tíre Hall, Murroe, commencing at 8 pm sharp. It will cost €6-00 to play on the night.

Nativity Pageant 2016; Join us in Bethlehem on Sunday 18th Dec, 7.00pm, Murroe Church.

Social Dance in Millennium Centre Caherconlish on Saturday 17th December. Music by Dermot Lyons. Tea served. Admission €10

Murroe Deanery are holding a series of talks in St Mary’s Secondary School, Newport on the recent pastoral Letter “Come to the Table”. The final talk will take place on Tuesday 13th Dec at 7.30pm – finishing at 8.45. All are welcome to attend.

Holmes Florist Cappanuke: Christmas Wreaths, Swags, Table pieces now available and made to order. Contact 061 386057 or 061 386318.

For Sale: Three Seater Couch, Solid Oak frame. Perfect condition. Best offer secures. Phone 381512

Lotto Results 4/12/16 – 13,21,22,29 – No Jackpot Winner. €20 Luck dips Gerard Ryan, Kevin Holmes, Larry Hayes & Jodie Power. Next Week’s Jackpot €7700 in O’Neill’s

Boher Community Development Association: Boher 2017 Parish Calendar on sale.  It includes a delightful selection of old and recent photographs reflecting the lives and achievements of the people of Boher and places of interest.  The back of the calendar features some Boher-related snippets from old newspapers and journals.  It is available from the Bars in Boher and the shops and PO in Murroe.  Cost €5.

Boher Christmas Market, this Sunday 11 December, at 2pm. An occasion not to be missed!  Santa and Mrs Claus will also visit the Community Centre.

Community First Responder, Boher requires new volunteers to cover 24 hours a month. Those interested must be over 18 years and hold a clean driving licence. Training will take place in early 2017 to Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council. If you are interested, contact Ita Richardson, cfrboher@gmail.com CFR Boher are taking a stand at the Boher Christmas Market from 2-5pm. They will be giving information to the community and recruiting volunteers.

Boher’s Annual Walk and Fun Run on St. Stephen’s Day, in aid of Milford Hospice, will commence from Boher Community Centre at 1pm.

Boher Parish Social will take place on 21 January 2017 at the Millennium Centre, Caherconlish.

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