Murroe/Boher Newsletter 8th Oct 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

Michael and Theo Ryan                                                                    7pm this Saturday

Lizzie McMahon                                                                                 11.30am this Sunday

John Clarke                                                                                          10am next Friday

Peter Lynch and Pakie Lane and

Tommy Boyle                                                                                      7pm next Saturday

Tom O’Shaughnessy                                                                          11.30am next Sunday

                                          May They Rest in Peace

 Eucharistic Ministers Next Weekend: Boher: Pat Madigan 10am.

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

 Rosary takes place at 7pm in Murroe Church each Sunday during October

 Sincere thanks to all who contributed to recent coffee mornings for Fr. Tommy Laffan Missionary work in Kenya. A total of €1935 was collected.

 Collection for Parkinson’s: The Mid-West Branch of the Parkinson’s Association of Ireland will hold a Church-Gate Collection at all masses in Murroe and Boher on the weekend of October 14/15, 2016. All support would be greatly appreciated.

 Murroe Post Office will be closed on Tuesday next 10th October between 9am and 10.30am. This is to facilitate training for An Post New Smart Card. Sorry for any inconvenience caused.

 Pilgrim Virgin Statue of Our Lady of Fatima will be on display in Murroe Church on Friday next, 13th October. A Plenary Indulgence can be obtained by praying before the statue.

 Epilepsy Collection: Many thanks for your contributions. Amount raised was €410.

 Donal Walsh Live Life Foundation: On Thursday October 12th at 7pm in Scoil na Tríonóide Naoife Secondary School, Doon, welcomes Elma Walsh, mother of Donal Walsh, to address parents on “living a fulfilled life and dealing with stresses and anxieties in today’s world”.

 Childminder Wanted. Kind, reliable person wanted to mind two children, preferably in the children’s own home. Pick up from Murroe N.S. at 2pm and 3pm. Some morning drop offs required also. Contact Martina (086 1713440) or Ray (086 8352897) for details.

 Wool Spinning Workshop: Learn to spin wool on a drop spindle and on a spinning wheel in this workshop, 10am to 5pm, Saturday 14th October 2017. Venue: Boher Community Centre, County Limerick.  Drop spindles, wool and spinning wheels provided. Bring a packed lunch. Only 6 places. Please contact me directly to book your place. Deposit of 15 euro required in advance. Call Elizabeth 086 3140509.

 A Coffee Morning will be held in the Community Hall Murroe on this Sunday 8th October from 9.30am to 1pm. The purpose is to raise funds for Children’s Medical Research in Our Lady’s Hospital for Sick Children.

 MURROE-BOHER ANNUAL NEWSLETTER 2017: It’s that time of year when clubs, organisations, article writers and people with photos of interest should be thinking of their contribution to this year’s annual newsletter. Please submit, by email as soon as possible. This year’s deadline will be the 1st of November at the latest. The e-mail address to send items to is

 CFR Boher –are running CFR courses for the first group of volunteers to qualify in November 2015, whose certification will be out of date this November. Ita Richardson and Paul Earls will run two courses on Saturday 14th October 6-10pm, and on Sunday 15th October 9am-1pm.  Members are required to do the full course training and examination again. Please contact Ita before 5th October identifying which date you can attend.

 Boher Community Development Association wishes to thank all who supported in any way, our recent coffee morning in aid of the new ASD Unit in Killinure N.S.  €1,475 was raised at this event.

 Progressive 45 Boher Community Centre every Friday night at 8pm.

 Lotto Results 1/10/17-2,15,20,32- No Jackpot Winner. €20 Lucky dips Sean English, Catherine O’Brien, Noreen O’Brien Phibbs & Noreen McKeogh. Next Week’s Jackpot €3,300 in Pa McGrath’s

 Chapel Lane’s Christmas Market Santa Experience is back. It guarantees to be another magical experience for all with some new additions again this year. Tickets for this sell-out event are available on Sunday 15th October for one day only at Treats Coffee Shop, Newport from 11am to 2pm. €25 per child, 3 or more €60. Arrive early to avoid disappointment!

 Murroe Boher Camogie Club: Hard luck to our U16 team who lost the plate final to a strong Bruff/Kilmallock team. The girls have put in a huge effort this year and many of them are now part of the minor panel whose championship campaign begins Sunday 22nd October. Thanks to the U16 management and players for all the time and effort put in during the league and championship campaign. This weekend sees the GAA and Camogie Club fundraising cycle with the 40km cycle taking place on Sunday at 12noon from Harty Park. Please support.

 Murroe AFC Notes. Our annual soccer draw will take place this year in November at the Valley Inn Murroe. This year we are promoting the FAI draw which will give each participant 3 chances to win. There will be a National Draw, a Munster draw and all tickets sold locally by Murroe AFC will be entered into a local draw also (similar to the Christmas draw) There is an incredible prize fund including 4 ford fiesta cars 1 for each province, holidays, trips to soccer games, X-Boxes, mobile phones, vouchers, match tickets and many more. In addition to this the club will run a local draw also where all tickets bought for the National/Regional draw will be entered again for a super prize fund. The National draw takes place on November 22nd at the Aviva Stadium and our local draw will be prior to this. The Clubs local draw with a super prize fund of Cash, Ireland match tickets, Hampers and much more will take place on the 4th of November. Please support this, our main fundraiser for 2017 Tickets are €10 each with books of 5 for €50. With 4 Cars, trips to Champions league final, IPADS, IPODS, Mobile Phones Weekends away and much much more it is the draw to be in this year. 3 chances to win with every ticket bought. Tickets are available from players and committee members. Or phone Noel on 086-8109682 or Jimmy on 087-2334561 to enquire.

Murroe Website EditorMurroe/Boher Newsletter 8th Oct 2017