Murroe/Boher Newsletter 1st Oct 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: John Burke, Scart, Ballysimon.

 Anniversaries:                                    Murroe

Mick Leahy Months Mind and

Michael Power                                                                                     7pm this Saturday

Densie Ryan                                                                                         9am this Sunday

Ann O’Loughlin                                                                                   11.30am this Sunday

Michael and Theo Ryan                                                                    7pm next Saturday

Lizzie McMahon                                                                                 11.30am next Sunday

                                          May They Rest in Peace

 Eucharistic Ministers Next Weekend: Boher: Esther Reilly 10am.

Murroe: Nora Lonergan 7pm. Michael O’Loughlin 9am. Bridget McLoughlin 11.30am

 Masses for coming week: No morning Mass in Murroe on Monday or Tuesday

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

 Diary Dates: Confirmation – Thursday 22nd February 2018. First Communion Murroe NS – 12th May 2018. First Communion Killinure NS – 19th May 2018

 Clergy Collection (Autumn) takes place next Weekend 7/8 October, Envelopes are being distributed at this time. We thank you for your continued support.

 New members welcome to the Junior and Senior Choirs. Junior practice -Thursdays 5.00pm- 6.00pm. Senior practice – 8.00pm – 9.30pm.

 ICA is back after their summer break. They meet this Tuesday 3rd October at 8pm in the Muintir na Tire Hall. Great year ahead planned with talks, demonstrations and outings. Would be delighted to see new ladies with an interest in becoming members.

 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.

 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

 Comhaltas AGM: The annual general meeting of the Murroe/Cappamore Comhaltas branch will take place on Monday 2nd Oct in the Community Centre, Cappamore at 9.00 pm. We would especially like to invite parents of students and adults attending the classes and anybody interested in the promotion of the traditional music, song, and dance in the area to attend this important meeting. A comprehensive review of the past years activities will be given as well as plans for the upcoming year. Bígi linn

 Social Dance in Millennium Centre Caherconlish, on Saturday 7th October. Music by Dave Rea. Tea Served. Admission €10. Great night guaranteed.

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

 Table Quiz – BOHER COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION wishes to thank all who supported in every way, their very successful Table Quiz night.  It was a very enjoyable night and €600 was raised for their Community Centre.  Sincere thanks to Frank Ryan, Johnny Skehan, Liam and Brid Lynch and staff of Pa McGraths who hosted the event. Thank you also to the many sponsors who very kindly supported the event and donated spot prizes.

 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.

 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 GAA Club Cycle Fundraiser – family 5k on Saturday 7th October 4 pm Harty Park, Murroe. 40k cycle on Sunday 8th October 12 noon Harty Park. All welcome.

 Murroe Boher Bord na nOg would like to congratulate our u10 Hurlers on winning The Jim Commons Tournament on Sunday last 24th September, and congratulate Eoin Fitzpatrick on winning the player of the tournament. We would also like to congratulate all of our u8 boys and girls who played in our Munster U8 Blitz on Sunday, they all had a fantastic day. We would like to thank everyone who helped out and supported our tournaments on Sunday making sure all players left the field with medals and trophies.

 Murroe Boher GAA. Last Sunday evening saw a great result for our Intermediate Hurlers when they overcame Pallasgreen in the County Semi Final 0-15 to 0-12, so attention now shifts to the final v Garryspillane on October 15th in the Gaelic Ground where preparations are in full flow to regain our Senior Status. The team and management have put in a huge effort so deserve a huge backing from the parish. We urge all supporters to get out the flags and colours to show your support over the next few weeks.

 Murroe Boher Camogie Club: Hard luck to our intermediate team who lost their county semi-final to a strong Crecora team last weekend, with a very young team, there is great promise for the future of Murroe/Boher camogie. Our u16s played the A plate final on Friday evening against Bruff/Kilmallock – result next week. The U10 county blitz fixed for this Saturday has been postponed due to adverse weather conditions. Our minor team are starting preparations for the upcoming championship season. Be sure to follow all our teams on our Facebook page.

 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) 3 chances to win with every ticket bought. Tickets priced €10 each are available from players and committee members. Or phone Noel on 086-8109682 or Jimmy on 087-2334561 to enquire.

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