Murroe/Boher Newsletter 12 May 2019

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Parish Clergy: Fr Loughlin Brennan                          Fr. Tom Ryan

Tel. 386227 Mobile 087 9814051                                Tel. 352223 Mobile 087 6291557

Recent Deaths: Tom Dunlea, Ballyvoreen, Murroe

Anniversaries:                                                 Murroe

Brendan Nash Months Mind                                                                     7pm this Saturday

Mary, Eamonn, Bobby and Tom Holmes                                                  11.30am this Sunday

Mike Ryan Months Mind and

John, Nellie and Johnny Mackey                                                              7pm next Saturday

Breda and PJ Ahern                                                                                                 11.30am next Sunday


Nicola Hyde and

Deceased members of the Leahy Family, Grange                                    10am this Sunday

Anne Finucane and

Thomas Ryan and

Eleanor Bourke                                                                                          10am next Sunday

May They Rest in Peace

Eucharistic Ministers Next Weekend: Boher: Elizabeth O’Connor.

Murroe: Bridget Hayes 7pm, Michael O’Loughlin 9am, Breda White 11.30am

Rosary will take place each Sunday evening during the month of May at 6pm in Murroe Church. “Rosary at the Grotto” will also take place each evening during May, except Sunday’s, at 8pm at the Grotto in Murroe Church grounds.

Congratulations to the pupils of Killinure National School who received their First Holy Communion on this Saturday 11th May

Exam Mass will take place in Murroe Church on Monday 27th May at 7.00pm. All exam students, families and friends are invited to this Mass. A book is available in Church Hall’s where you can write the name and address of a Student doing 2nd or 3rd level exams

Coffee Morning for Cancer Research held on 27th April at Madaboy – On the day raised €2,100 and with further generous donations a grand total of €3,350 has been raised for Breakthrough Cancer Research.  A huge thank you to everyone who supported this very successful event; those who baked delicious treats, those who helped all morning to run the event and those who donated so generously and by coming helped to make it a good party! Special thanks to Sinead Dinneen and her Ukealadies for their lively entertainment which added greatly to the party

Lotto Results for 06/05/19 -1,9,15,20- No Jackpot Winner. €50 Lucky Dips Jeremiah Kemp, Mary McNamara & Biddy. €20 Lucky Dips Sarah Keays, Willie Keays, Laura Moore, Caroline Hickey/Jerry Ryan. Next week’s Jackpot €5,000 Draw in O’Neill’s.

Fund raising dance challenge in aid of cancer research, and Cappamore day care centre. Challenge – 40 different dances in one hour. Cappamore community centre, Friday 17th May at 7 30pm. Reunion of all Ireland set dancers from 1988 to 2008 for exhibition at 8 30 pm, followed by Hooley and teas. Donation box on door, raffle for hampers will also take place. Enq Pauline Hynan 085 7417609

Doon Hill Walk: in aid of Local Men’s Shed and Doon Community Council, Saturday 25th of May. Starting at 7.30pm at Doon Community Centre. Refreshments afterwards in the Local

Scoil Mhuire Murroe: Our boys and girls from Fourth Class are in the National Children’s Choir which will perform in the University Concert Hall Limerick on Tuesday next, May 14th at 7:30 pm.  We will be joined by choirs from Cratloe NS, Birdhill NS, Nicker NS and Quin NS.  We would very much appreciate your support.  Tickets are available at €15.  This concert marks the end of an exciting year’s work for Fourth Class and the repertoire promises to send you home with a song in your heart and a smile on your face.  The repertoire includes favourites such as Starman, 59th Street Bridge Song, Ave Maria, Crandaí Bogadaí, O Fortuna and Bheir Mé Ó.  The concert will also feature the School of Music orchestra, the Nolan School of Dancing and Finscéal All Ireland Gael Linn Siamsa Winners 2019.  We would be delighted to see you on the night.

Boher Community Development Association will hold its Annual Charity Cycle on Friday, 31 May at Boher Community Centre, commencing at 7pm. The full cycle loop is 40km for the experienced cyclist, but for the less practiced there are plenty of shortcut routes, which makes it suitable for all fitness levels and ages! There will be refreshments for all participants after the cycle. Entry fee for the Cycle is a donation of your choice at registration. Registration for the event will start at 6.15pm

Boher Community Development Association will hold its annual Parish Fun Day this  Sunday 23 June from 1.30pm at the GAA pitch, Boher

Murroe Boher Bord na nOg would like to congratulate our 3 players who won the Mackey Cup this week with East Limerick Schools, they were Cathal Sheridan, Oisin Holmes and Darren Collopy who was the Captain. We would also like to invite you to our Coffee morning, in our Club Pavillion on Sunday morning,12th May, after 9.00am  & 11.30am Mass, in association with Reale Family Butchers, with all proceeds going to Pieta House.

Murroe Boher Camogie: Best of luck to our intermediate team who play the league final on Sunday (12th May) at 1pm in Mungret against Cappamore. This promises to be a great game so be sure to get out and support the players and management. Hard luck to our U16 team, joined with Cappamore, who lost their league plate final on Thursday by a single point. The girls will now look ahead to championship. Best of luck to our U12 team who travel to Monaleen on Saturday for their third blitz of the year, with their first game at 10.40am in Peafield pitch. Everyone at Murroe/Boher camogie would like to wish the best of luck to all our members who are getting their First Communion this weekend from Killinure and Tineteriffe schools

Murroe AFC Notes: Team News: On Saturday evening last the A team won their final league game of the season beating Holycross on a 3-0 scoreline. Well done to the lads on a hard fought campaign where they’ve finished up in a very respectable mid table position. The B team faced Castle Utd then in their final game on Sunday morning last and ended up sharing the spoils in a 2-2 draw. Well done also to the B’s who finished 5th in their League. The Ladies team lost out 4-2 in their first league game of the season last Tuesday night against Regional Utd.

The C team face Shelbourne in Tubber in a league game this Tuesday evening 14th at 6:30pm,  while the Ladies team have a league fixture on the same evening away against Listowel Celtic at 7pm. Keep an eye on the Facebook page for fixtures and results.

Murroe AFC’s Summer Soccer School is running once again this year, from 15th-19th July. Its a wonderful week in Tubber for kids from 6-14 years of age. Bookings can be made online now at

Murroe AFC AGM: The club AGM will take place on Monday 20th May next at 8pm at the clubhouse in Tubber. All are welcome to attend. Nominations for positions on the committee, and motions for rule changes/new rules to be sent to secretary Tim Rainsford, ( by Sunday 12th May. Nominations and motions must be proposed and seconded by paid up club members. A copy of the constitution and rules of the club is available by request to

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