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


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 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 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 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 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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