Murroe / Boher Newsletter 16th Sept 2018

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Parish Clergy: Fr Loughlin Brennan                          Fr. Tom Ryan

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

Anniversaries:                                     Murroe

Pat Gleeson                                                                  7pm this Saturday

Breda O’Brien                                                              11.30am this Sunday

Margaret Cunningham                                                   7pm next Sunday


Bartholomew and Eileen Hanley                                                10am this Sunday

Dan Foley                                                                     10am next Sunday

                              May They Rest in Peace

🎶🎶 Choirs have resumed practice on Thursday’s. Juniors 5.00 to 6.00 pm in sacristy, Seniors 8.00 to 9.30 pm in sacristy. New members welcome to both choirs. Contact Marian 086 8885619 🎶🎶

Murroe Boher GAA are delighted to announce the Official opening of our new Ball Wall Astro Turf facility in Harty Park on Sunday 16th September at 14.00, after the Tractor run. This will be followed by a family fun day in Harty Park, for all the family to enjoy. We will have a BBQ, Ice Cream, Face Painting, games and music. On Saturday, 22nd September, we will be hosting our annual u8 Hurling blitz, at 11.00am. This will be played in a Munster Championship format, and in the afternoon (16.00pm throw in), we will be hosting our annual Jim Commons u10 Hurling Tournament. On Sunday the 23rd September, we will be hosting our annual Ryan Cusack, u13 Hurling Tournament. Throw in for this tournament will at 14.00pm in Harty Park, Murroe. All tournaments will be followed by a medal presentation and a BBQ . Please save the dates.

Painting Art Classes resuming in Murroe hall on Thursday the 20th of Sept from 7-9pm.  No experience is needed. Absolute beginners are very welcome. 12 weeks. €15 Euro pay as you go weekly.  Some materials and refreshments supplied, just please bring your own acrylic paints and brushes. Please text Jenny on 085-7237256, email or look for Jennifer Lynch artist on Facebook to book a place

Denis Holmes will hold a Coffee Morning in aid of Milford Hospice in their showrooms on FRIDAY 21st September 10am – 2pm. Everyone Welcome to this very worthy fundraiser.

The Irish Red Cross are doing church gate collection on the 22nd and the 23rd of September. Please be as generous as you can to this very worthy cause.


Milford Hospice Bingo €3000 must be won at Cappamore on Thursday 20th Sept @8.30 pm. Monster Raffle on the night will include Signed Limerick hurling Jersey.

TABLE QUIZ Boher Community Development Association will hold a Table Quiz Friday, 21 September at 8.30 pm in Pa McGrath’s, Boher. All proceeds will go towards the upgrade of Boher Community Centre which is in progress at the moment.  All support for this worthy cause would be very much appreciated.  Great night promised, lots of spot prizes.

Boher Parish Calendar 2019 Boher Parish Calendar project team will be producing a parish calendar again for 2019. All members of the community are invited to submit photos for consideration. Old or modern photos will be accepted and can be related to a number of topics: historical interest, landscape, parish events, etc. Photos can be given to any of the Community Development Association members. Photos will be scanned/copied and originals will be returned within 5 days.

The Paddy Dakar: The last weekend in September is marked on the social calendar of the village of Doon. On Friday 28th we welcome over 200 Paddy Dakar participants along with their families and friends. This national event runs through the weekend and is based at Doon Community Centre. The Paddy Dakar Committee would like to make you aware of this event as the riders this year will follow a route of over 200km and we urge you to WATCH OUT FOR BIKES ABOUT. We invite you also to join the community celebration as the participants return for prize giving and entertainment in the event marquee on Saturday. The Galty Valley food truck returns this year as does the very popular children’s event, The Junior Dakar. We hope that these activities do not inconvenience you in any way and look forward to your continued support. For further information and detailed time schedule, please visit or drop us a message on Facebook: thepaddydakar

Murroe AFC Notes: Remember, Murroe AFC-The First 50 Years, the clubs fabulous history book is still on sale at English’s and Spar. Priced at €15.

Murroe Website EditorMurroe / Boher Newsletter 16th Sept 2018