Murroe / Boher Newsletter 15th December 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: Mary Collins (née Kennedy), Clonkeen

 Anniversaries:                                                Murroe

Willie Hartnett and Deceased members of the Hartnett Family and

Donagh and Jack Hanly                                                                       7pm this Saturday

Willie Quigley and John O’Connell                                         9am this Sunday

Martin and Bridgine Carey and Christine Coughlan (nee Carey) and Margaret Fitzgerald        7pm next Saturday

May They Rest in Peace

Eucharistic Ministers Next Weekend: Boher: Des Duffy.

Murroe: Breda Fitzpatrick 7pm, Josie Meade 9am, Tom Seaver 11.30am

Christmas Ceremonies: Christmas Eve Masses: Boher 7 pm, Murroe 8.30pm.

Christmas Day Masses: Boher 10am, Murroe 9am and 11.30am.

Murroe-Boher Senior Citizens Party will take place on Sunday 12th January in Millennium Centre Caherconlish. Mass at 1.00 followed by Lunch at 2.00. Music by Sean, Paddy and Karen. Tickets €15 available from Kathleen 087 2387686 or Carmel 087 6107132, also available in Sacristy of both Church’s.

Christmas Mass Bouquet’s available in Church Sacristy’s.

🎶🌟All are invited to the Carol Service on Sunday next 22nd December at 7.00pm in Murroe Church. ✨🎶

Murroe Post Office: The Post office will be open for normal business on Saturday 21st December, including full postal deliveries and collections.

Christmas Book: Murroe-Boher Annual Newsletter is now on sale at retail outlets throughout the parish. The committee wish to thank all organisations and contributors for their co-operation and contributions to the magazine this year.

St Vincent de Paul Annual Appeal collection. St Ailbe’s conference wish to thank most sincerely all who contributed to our recent church gate collection in Murroe/Boher. €1096 was collected. St Vincent De Paul is a voluntary organization and in order to protect the confidentiality of people we ask that anyone in need of help please phone 061 317327

The Irish Blood Transfusion Service will be holding a blood donor clinic in the Community Centre, Newport on Sunday 22nd December. Time 12pm-3pm.

Grinds Teacher Available Business and Accounting, Junior and Leaving Cert. Contact 087 2654070 or

Head 2 Head Main Street Murroe – 061 386789. Christmas Eve Special Offer – All Blowdry’s only €15 for one day only. Booking is essential. Please call for appointments. Wishing all our customers a Happy Christmas and New Year. *Follow us on Facebook for further offers.

Boher Annual Walk and Fun Run will take place as usual on St Stephens Day, starting at Boher Community Centre at 11am. This year, donations will be shared between First Responder and Community Alert.

Social Dance in Millennium Centre Caherconlish on Saturday 21st December. Music by Robert Brown. Tea served. Admission €10

Holmes Florist Cappanuke: Christmas Wreaths, Swags, Table Pieces and arrangements. Now available and made to order. Contact us on 061 386318 or 086 2493499

Maranatha prayer Ministry invites you to our Christmas Healing Retreat at St. Pauls Church, Dooradoyle at 2.30pm through the Ministry of Rev. Fr. Joseph Mary, Monks of Moyross, Limerick on today Sunday 15th December 2019, Mass at 5pm.  All welcome.

Lotto Results for 8/12/19 -4,20,26,30- No Winner. €20 Lucky Dips Joe Lynch, Mary Harnett, Joe Egan & Peter Gallagher. Next week’s Jackpot €8,100 Draw in Pa McGraths.

Murroe Boher GAA Club are bag packing in Dunnes Stores on Childers Road on Friday 20th December and Saturday 21st December. We are looking for volunteers to help us out with these badly needed funds. If you can support us on this for a couple of hours on either day, please contact any member of the Club.

Murroe AFC Notes: Team news: The B team got back on the pitch again last Sunday and were very unlucky to lose out 4-3 in a 7-goal thriller against Coonagh Utd in the Open Cup. The Youth Team’s fixture against Caherdavin Celtic was postponed.  This coming weekend the A Team are  away to Athlunkard Villa in the league at 11am on Sunday (15th), The C team are at home to Shelbourne at 11am on Sunday in Tubber, and the Youth Team’s Munster Youth Cup fixture goes ahead this Sunday in Tubber at 2pm. Keep an eye on the club Facebook page and Twitter feeds for up to the minute fixtures and results!

Christmas Draw: The Christmas Draw was a great success. A big thank you to all who supported us this year again, and thanks to Darragh and the staff at the Valley Inn for hosting us. Well done to Paul Kett, Madaboy, winner of the 1st prize of €1,000. There’s a full list of the prize winners from the night, (21 prizes in total!!) on the club Facebook page.

Murroe Website EditorMurroe / Boher Newsletter 15th December 2019