Murroe/Boher Newsletter 9th April 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: James McNamara, The Oaks, Murroe.

Anniversaries:                                    Murroe

Crissie O’Gorman Months Mind and

Pakie Rainsford                                                                                   7pm this Saturday

Mary Bourke and Deceased members of the Bourke Family    9am this Sunday

James Corbett and

Niall O’Riordan                                                                                    11.30am this Sunday

Timmy Landers Months Mind and

Willie Holmes and Sr Labori and Sr Bridget                                   11.30am next Sunday

Jimmy Rabbitte                                                                                   Mass Offered


Mike Tierney Months Mind and

Lily Fenton                                                                                           10am this Sunday

Michael and Peggy Finucane and

Fr Denis Bartley and

Pat Tobin                                                                                              10am next Sunday

May They Rest in Peace

Eucharistic Ministers Next Weekend: Boher Kathleen Walters 8pm. Marie O’Flynn 10am.

Murroe: Breda Fitzpatrick 7pm. Mary O’Brien 9am. Tom Seaver 11.30am

Masses for coming week: Boher – Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday at 9.30am.

Murroe – Tuesday and Wednesday at 10am. Funeral Mass Monday at 11.30am

No Adoration in Boher or Murroe this coming week – Holy Week

Holy Week Ceremonies: We ask you to please take note of the times for the Holy Week Ceremonies          Murroe and Boher

Holy Thursday: Mass of the Lords Supper                                        7.30pm

Good Friday:    Celebration of the Lord’s Passion                             3.00pm

Stations of the Cross                                                      7.30pm

Holy Saturday: Easter Vigil                                                                   8.00pm

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 are on sale now in all the Local Shops & Post office & Denis Holmes Showrooms or Ciara Walsh (087) 6280019.

Coffee Morning for Cancer: Reminder for your diary: Coffee Morning at Madaboy House will take place this year on Saturday 6th May from 10.30 to 1.00.  The focus of fundraising again is Cancer Research. Watch this space for future reminders closer to the date. This year will see the inclusion of a musical interlude to delight guests.

Special Olympics World Winter Games: Patricia Gleeson would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who helped out in any way when she was selected as a volunteer to travel to Austria for the Special Olympics World Winter games which took place from 16 – 24 March.

Personalised Embroidery – Christening Shawls, Bibs, Baby Blankets. Based in Murroe. Tel 086 8384273.

Newport Drama Group presents, Brian Friel’s “Dancing At Lughnasa” on April 7th, 8th, 9th, 15th, and 16th at 8pm in Newport Community Centre.

Boher Community Development Association will participate again in the JP McManus Team Limerick Clean Up initiative. Last year we had a record turn-out when 130 members of our community participated in this event and we gathered over 300 bags of litter around Boher.  We hope you will join us on Good Friday, 14 April at 9am, at Boher Community Centre. An Post has returned our post box in Boher.  We would encourage as many people as possible to use this facility.

Family History: A family history of the Quigley (Rootagh), Ryan (Rodgers), Mackey (Glenoe and Rear-cross), and Collins (Newport) families will be launched at the Community Centre, Rearcross on Sunday 9th April at 3pm. All interested are welcome to attend.

Qualified Make Up Artist available for Confirmation’s, Communion’s, Wedding’s or any occasion. Phone Sinéad 085 8263166

Handcrafted Hats and Fascinators for that special occasion. Contact Anne at 086 2417449 or email

Murroe are hosting a Pieta House Darkness into Light 5k walk at 4.15am on 6th May. Pre-registration is essential – we will NOT be taking cash on the night! If you are interested in participating, register on, choosing Murroe as venue. Enter your details, and pay by Credit or Debit card. Note your Order Number. Collect your t-shirt at one of the local collection points which we will update here and on the Murroe Darkness into Light Facebook page. This week’s collection point is Pa McGrath’s Pub, Boher, Monday, 10th April, 5.45-6.45pm. For further information contact Ita Richardson 087-6886536.

Lotto Results 26/3/17 – 7,8,18,30 – No Jackpot Winner. €20 Lucky dips Daniel Ryan, Sean Whyte, Caitriona Laffan & Nora Culhane. Next Week’s Jackpot €9300 in the Valley Inn

Murroe-Boher Community Games: Congratulations to Katie Bartley coming 4th place in the Art U10 Girls and Clara Noonan coming 3rd in the U12 Girls Art in the County Art Competitions.  Well done.

Murroe Boher Camogie Club: Well done to our U16 team who defeated Bruff in the second round of the league on Thursday evening, next week they will take on Crecora at home. Best of luck to Niamh Richardson and the Limerick senior team who take on Cork in the Division 1 semi-final at 4pm in Pairc Ui Rinn on Sunday as they look to go a step further than last year. Hard luck to our senior team who lost out to Ahane in their first league game, it was a tough game and with a small and young panel our girls showed great fight throughout the game. Best of luck to our dog in the Con and Annie Kirby Derby final which took place on Saturday (8th April) in Limerick greyhound stadium.

Murroe AFC: We are delighted to announce that the FAI summer soccer schools are now open for bookings Murroe AFC’s camp will take place this year from July 17th – July 21st. The camp is open to boys and girls between the ages of 6-14, each child will get a full playing kit, backpack, football and certificate of completion and the camp starts at 10.30am each day and finishes at 3pm. Cost of the camps are €65 per child with a €10 off family discount for brothers/sisters. Check out for more info


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