Murroe / Boher Newsletter 21st April 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: Michael (Mike) Ryan (Skehan), Ballyvoreen. Reposing at Meehan’s Funeral Home, Newport, on Sunday from 5 p.m. with removal at 7 p.m. to the Holy Rosary Church, Murroe. Requiem Mass on Monday at 11.30 a.m. Burial afterwards in Ballinure Cemetery.

Bridget Neal (Née Dee) formerly Cappanuke Cross.  Requiem Mass on Thursday next at 11.30am in Murroe Church, followed by burial of ashes in Abington Cemetery.

Anniversaries:                                      Murroe

Daniel Ryan and

Paddy Rainsford                                                                                       8pm this Saturday

Greg Byrnes                                                                                                            11.30am this Sunday

Maureen Kilgallon and Bernard Clarke                                                 10am next Friday

Tony and Anna McGuire and

Mick and Lilly Hayes                                                                               7pm next Saturday


Michael and Peggy Finucane                                                                  10am this Sunday

May They Rest in Peace

Eucharistic Ministers Next Weekend: Boher: Pat Madigan.

Murroe: Willie Carey 7pm, Josie Meade 9am, Bridgid McLoughlin 11.30am

Masses for coming week: Boher – Tuesday and Thursday at 9.30am.

Murroe – Monday Funeral Mass at 11.30am, Wednesday 10am, Thursday Funeral Mass 11.30am, Friday 10am. No Mass on Tuesday.

Divine Mercy Devotions will be held on Sunday 28th April starting at 2.30pm. “Jesus said to Saint Faustina: “I want this image to be solemnly blessed on the first Sunday after Easter: that Sunday is to be the Feast of Mercy. On that day, the depths of My Mercy will be open to all. Whoever will go to confession and Holy Communion on that day, will receive complete forgiveness of sin and all punishment. Mankind will not enjoy peace until it turns with confidence to My Mercy”.”

Annual Coffee Morning in Aid of Cancer Research – This year the annual coffee morning in aid of cancer research will take place on Saturday next 27th April from 10.30 am until 1.00 pm at Madaboy House, Abington. To date, this event has been hugely successful in raising much needed funds for targeted research into many cancers. The musical talents of the Limerick-based Ukealadies will once again provide entertainment.  Please put this date in your diary and plan to come early to enjoy delicious treats, great chat and wonderful music while supporting a very worthy cause.

Murroe/Boher Twinning Association will be hosting a cake sale on Sunday, 28th April from 9am to 1pm at Murroe Boher GAA club. Please support if you can.

Murroe-Boher Historical Society Are delighted to announce that it will host a talk by Mr. Alf Monaghan on the topic, “Ireland A Sacred Island – Before Christianity” Thurs, April 25th, 2019 in the Muintir na Tíre Hall in Murroe. 8:00 pm. Admission €5 to non-members. All welcome.

Afternoon Tea Dance takes place on Sunday 28th of April from 3pm-6pm in Community Hall, Kilteely, Co. Limerick. Refreshments and Home Baking will be served. All are Welcome to come dancing or just sit back, relax and enjoy the music. Music by Dermot Lyons

Boher Community Alert Fundraising Coffee Morning, Easter Sunday 21 April, At Boher Community Centre, Following 10am Mass in Boher. This is our opportunity to raise funds to cover costs for Community Text Alerts and senior citizens pendants. If you can’t make this event, a contribution to any committee member would be appreciated.

Head2Head – Friday Madness, Get brightened up for the Summer with our special offer! Full Head of Highlights with Cut and Blow Dry starting at €65.00. Toner € 10 extra. Ring for appointment: (061) 386789 & (061) 384222 Opening late on Fridays 9.30 am to 8.30pm. Fridays Only: Full Head of Highlights – Offer lasts for April & May

Lotto Results for 14/4/19 -2,4,13,31- No Winner. €20 Lucky Dips Liam Moore, Noel Foley, Elaine O’Brien & Gerry Healy. Next week’s Jackpot €4,700 Draw in Valley Inn.

Murroe Boher Camogie: Well done to our intermediate team who had a great win over Cappamore last weekend, putting them into a league semi-final against Patrickswell next Sunday (28th) at 6.30pm, venue to be confirmed. Hard luck to our junior team who lost to Kilmallock in their second ever game which saw them make great improvements. Their next game is Sunday (21st) at 2pm in Boher against Monaleen. Well done to our U16 team who beat Crecora in their third league game putting them into a Plate semi-final against Granagh/Ballingarry on May 2nd. Next weekend (27th) our U12 team will travel to Mungret for their first blitz of the year. Best of luck to Sinead McElligott and Katie Heelan who are members of the Limerick minor and junior teams who are in an All-Ireland semi-final and final action on Saturday. Best of luck to all our members and management teams and be sure to show your support.

Murroe AFC Notes: Team News: The A team lost out in a thrilling league match last Sunday against a fine Castle Rovers side on a 3-2 scoreline. The B team were also on the wrong side of the same scoreline against Knockainey in the league, while the C team lost out on a 4-1 scoreline against Athlunkard Villa also in the league.

This Sunday the Mens B team face Kilmallock at home in Tubber in the Tony Power Cup at 11am, The Men’s A and C teams have no fixtures. The Ladies team’s league will be starting shortly but they have no fixtures this weekend. Keep an eye on the Facebook page for fixtures and results.

Murroe AFC’s book “Murroe AFC The First 50 Years 1968-2018” is still available to purchase at Spar, and English’s. The book is a fabulous record of the story of the first 50 years of soccer in Murroe and is available at a price of €15.


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