Murroe/Boher Newsletter 27th August 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

Mary and Steve Casey

Mairead Hayes

Martin McLoughlin                                                      7pm this Saturday

Margaret Ryan (Luke) Months Mind                            11.30am this Sunday

James Humphreys                                                       7pm next Saturday

John, Michael and Nell Kett and

Marie Joyce                                                                 11.30am next Sunday

May They Rest in Peace

Eucharistic Ministers Next Weekend: Boher: Eilish Bartley 10am.

Murroe: Nora Lonergan 7pm. Suzanne Barron 9am. Breda Berkery 11.30am

Mulcair Men’s Shed are hosting our second annual Open Day this Sunday the 27th August, from 2:00pm to 6:00pm. This will be at our Shed at the Abington Enterprise Center, Abington, Co. Limerick. We are a Shed-without-borders as we serve communities in both Limerick and Tipperary. Everybody is welcome to join us on the day, so please bring along family and friends to see our shed and meet the members and find out what we’ve been up to and what we have planned. We will have music, barbeque, blood pressure testing, refreshments and face painting for the kids. We will also have a monster raffle and some other competitions, so it will be a fun filled day for all of the family. We look forward to seeing you on the day.

The Murroe Marian Club will reopen on Wednesday Sept 6th at 8.00 pm in the Fitzgerald Room, Muintir na Tíre Hall, Murroe. New members very welcome – just come along on any Wednesday night or contact 061 378138 for information.

Kind, reliable, mature person needed to assist lady in her own home in Murroe area, hours flexible, further details contact 0866055545

Lotto Results 20/8/17 -7,10,24,27- No Jackpot Winner. €20 Lucky dips Anne Casey, Pat O’Connor, Biddy Rainsford & Sabhbh Holmes. Next Week’s Jackpot €2,700 in Powers

Experienced Childminder available in Boher to mind children in her own home. Also from September, Monday to Friday, drop off and pick up after school for Killinure NS. Contact Bernadette 087 4027178.

Milford Hospice Annual Harvest Fair takes place this Sunday 27th August at the University of Limerick. There will be a fun filled programme of activities and entertainment. Please support this very worthy event.

Painting Art Classes resuming in Murroe hall on Thursday the 21st of Sept from 7-9pm.  No experience is needed. Absolute beginners are very welcome. 4 weeks of still-life painting, 4 weeks of landscapes and 4 weeks of portraiture. €15 Euro pay as you go weekly or €50 for 4 classes. Some materials and refreshments supplied, just please bring your own acrylic paints and brushes. Please text Jenny on 085-7237256 or email to book a place.

Grandparents National Annual Pilgrimage September 10th 2017, Knock Shrine at 2.30p.m. Everybody welcome to honour & thank Grandparents alive & dead for all they have done for us down through the ages. Chief Celebrant Archbishop Eamon Martin –  Ballina School Choir – Dana sings ‘Our Lady of Knock’

Meeting for returned Lay Missionaries & Volunteers: Have you ever worked overseas as a volunteer or lay missionary in Africa, Asia or South America? Would you like to meet up with like-minded people to discuss issues of mutual concern? Join us for our second meeting which takes place on Wednesday, Sep 6th @ 7.30 p.m. in Archbishop’s House, Cathedral Street, Thurles. For more info email or phone/text 083 8422468 to confirm attendance

Ryan Cusack’s Memorial U13 hurling tournament will take place on Saturday 2nd September at 3pm in Boher Pitch. Participating teams are Murroe/Boher, Newport, Ahane & Patrickswell. We would appreciate any help with baking/sandwiches on the day. Please contact Anne Marie Ryan on 087-6830744 You can also drop to Boher from 2pm on the day.

Boher Community Development Association will hold a coffee morning on Sunday 3 September, following 10am Mass in Boher at Boher Community Centre and 11.30am Mass in Murroe, outside Murroe Church, to raise funds for Fr Tommy Laffan’s project in Kenya.  We hope you will support our coffee morning. Boher Parish Calendar 2018 Boher Parish Calendar project team will be producing a parish calendar again for 2018. All members of the community are invited to submit photos for consideration. Old or modern photos will be accepted and can be related to a number of topics: historical interest, landscape, parish events, etc. Photos can be given to any of the Community Development Association members.  Photos will be scanned/copied and originals will be returned within 5 days.

TABLE QUIZ Boher Community Development Association will hold a Table Quiz on Friday, 22 September at 8.30 pm in Pa McGrath’s, Boher, to raise funds for the maintenance and up-keep of Boher Community Centre

Digital Skills for Citizens training program will commence in Cappamore in September. The five-week program aims to give people the confidence, motivation and skills to take their first steps online. Courses will run in the LCFE, East Limerick Campus, Cappamore with the first course starting on September 5th at 10am.  A further course aimed at farmers will commence on September 6th at 7.30pm and a course specifically catering for the needs of parents in the Digital world will commence on 12th September at 7.30pm. Training is delivered over five two-hour sessions and is FREE. For further information or to book a place on any of Digital Skills for Citizens training, please contact Ballyhoura Development in the Cappamore office on 061 381174/061 387042.

Murroe Boher Camogie Club: Hard luck to our intermediate team who lost their second-round game to Na Piarsaigh last weekend. Hard luck also to our u14s who have joined with Treaty Gaels and lost their first game also. This week sees our U10s travel to Crecora on Saturday (26th) for a blitz. Our intermediates play their third round against Bruff on Sunday at 12 noon in Murroe. Our u14 team play Blackrock/Effin in Boher on Tuesday at 6.45pm. Our u16s play Galbally on Friday at 6.45pm at home and next Saturday (2nd September) our u8s travel to Treaty Gaels for their blitz. Best of luck to all our teams and be sure to get out and support them.

Murroe Website EditorMurroe/Boher Newsletter 27th August 2017