Murroe / Boher Newsletter 13th Jan 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: George Kenny, Glenstal, Murroe.

Anniversaries:                          Murroe

Helen Allis and

Jack Hanly                                                                    11.30am this Sunday

Ella McCarthy Months Mind and

Michael and Mai McKeogh                                           7pm next Saturday

John Dundon and

Jimmy and Dolly O’Sullivan                                          11.30am next Sunday


Noel Hickey and

Bridie Foley and

Breda Cartwright                                                           10am this Sunday

John Richardson                                                           10am next Sunday

                               May They Rest in Peace

Eucharistic Ministers Next Weekend: Boher: Marie O’Flynn.

Murroe: Nora Lonergan 7pm, Suzanne Barron 9am, Bridget McLoughlin 11.30am

Pilgrimage to Medjugorje, September 4th to 11th. Departing from Shannon. Half Board Accommodation. Cost 725euro, 50euro discount for bookings received before February 1st. Contact John O Brien 086 8586304 for further details.

Boher Walk and Fun Run: A cheque for €1,230 was presented to Ms. Susan Canon from the Limerick Branch of the Irish Kidney Association which were the proceeds of the Boher Christmas Fun Run that took place on St. Stephen’s Day. Thank you to everyone who supported this event, your support is greatly appreciated.

Srs. Consilio and Agnes Fitzgerald of Cuan Mhuire Bruree would sincerely like to thank the parishioners of Murroe and Boher for their very generous contributions of €668.68 in our recent church gate collection. We would also like to thank Very Rev. Fr. Loughlin Brennan for allowing us hold our collection. We would sincerely like to thank the people who stood at the collection tables for this worthy cause. We are most grateful to the people of Murroe and Boher for all their help over the years.

Social Dance in Millennium Centre Caherconlish on Saturday 19th January. Music by Chris Dallat. Tea served. Admission €10

Boher Community Development Association are holding our annual Parish Social on Saturday, 26 January in the Millennium Centre, Caherconlish. All funds raised are used directly for the purposes of maintenance of the Community Centre for the next 12 months. We would greatly appreciate your support for the Parish social and would like to encourage as many people as possible to attend our first community event of 2019.

Another date for your diary is Saturday, 9 February, when we will have the official opening of the upgraded Community Centre at 8pm. We are delighted to announce that the Liam McCarthy Cup will visit Boher Community Centre on that evening. We would like to cordially invite you to join us on 9th February.

Children’s set dancing classes, ceili, Sean nos, line dancing, waltz, jive, etc. Murroe hall Tuesday evening at 5pm. Adult dance classes for fitness and fun resume on Wednesday 16th January at 8 15pm.  Beginners welcome at both classes.

Murroe-Boher Historical Society – Happy New Year to you all. Our first talk of 2019 will take place at the Muintir na Tíre Hall, Murroe (Eircode: V94 N740) on Thursday, January 17th at 8.30 p.m. sharp. Tom Toomey will speak to us on “The War of Independence in East Limerick.” Admission €5 to non-members. All welcome.

Michael Clifford Fundraising Tractor Run in aid of Tipperary Branch of Multiple Sclerosis on Sunday 27th January 2019 – start at 12.30 from Rearcross Village – registration in Kennedys Bar – also – a Benefit Night in Kennedys Lounge Rearcross on Sat. 19th January, 2019 – Spot Prizes, Raffle and Music with “The Stonethrowers” – Admission €5 – Tickets available from committee members and at Kennedys Shop Rearcross. Support greatly appreciated. For more information contact John at 086 889 7482 or John at 087 6708 107

Murroe AFC Notes: Team News: The Mens teams were back from their Christmas break last weekend with the A team taking on Meanus in the 1st round of the Lawson Cup. It ended up as a one sided affair with Murroe emerging victors on a 7-1 scoreline. The C team lost out to Coonagh Utd in the league on a 4-3 scoreline. This weekend the A team are away to Summerville in the league, and the B team are away to Prospect Priory in the league. Keep an eye on the facebook page for fixtures and results.

Underage Coach needed: The U-8 boys team, (boys born in 2011), are looking for a coach currently. If you’re a former player, or a parent, or just want to help out, get in touch on The season starts on 23rd February so there’s only a few weeks to get organised. The club will provide all necessary training and assistance.

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