Murroe / Boher Newsletter 21st Jan 2018

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Parish Clergy: Fr Loughlin Brennan                           Fr. Tom Ryan

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

 Recent Deaths:  Helen Allis (Née Delee) Dooradoyle and Rath, Murroe

Jim Casey, Beaumont, Dublin

 Anniversaries:                                   Murroe

Michael and Mai McKeogh                                        7pm this Saturday

John Dundon                                                              11.30am this Sunday

Willie O’Farrell Months Mind                                    7pm next Saturday

Johnny, David and Margaret Ryan                             11.30am next Sunday


Margaret Cahir                                                            10am this Sunday

John Leahy and

Margaret and Denis Maher and

Mary and Ted O’Connell                                            10am next Sunday

                              May They Rest in Peace

Eucharistic Ministers Next Weekend: Boher: Eamon Tuohey

Murroe: Nora Lonergan 7pm. Suzanne Barron 9am Breda Byrnes 11.30am.

 Masses for coming Week: Boher – No Mass, Monday and Wednesday

Murroe – No Mass Tuesday

 Murroe-Boher GAA Club will hold their Annual 45 Drive in Murroe Hall on Tuesday next 23rd January at 8pm. €6 to play. Also Raffle. Support greatly appreciated.

Church Windows Fundraising: Jimmy Buckley will perform in concert in Murroe Church on Sunday 4th March 2018. Tickets cost €20 each and are currently available in Post Office and Local shops in Murroe, and O’Neill’s and Pa McGrath’s in Boher.

 Scoil Mhuire Murroe – Pupil Enrolment 2018: Enrolments Applications for September 2018 are now being accepted.  The closing date for the receipt of completed applications is January 31st.  Enrolment Application forms are available to download from the school website ( or from the school. Tel. 061 386116.

 Darkness into Light 2018 in aid of Pieta House will be held 4am Saturday 12th May.  Following the success of last year’s walk, the event will be held in Murroe again this year.  Registration will open in early February.

 Boher Community Development Association: Diary Date:  Boher Parish Social, Saturday 17 February at the Millennium Centre, Caherconlish.

 Lotto Results for 14/1/18 -7,11,12,31- No Jackpot Winner. €20 Lucky dips Eimear & Grace, Liz Power Lynch, Ann Cunningham and Mary Quigley. Next week’s Jackpot 4,800 Draw in the Valley Inn

 BACKSTAGE-IRELAND DRAMA WORKSHOP. The Drama workshop for 7-13 year olds organised by Backstage-Ireland begins with an Open Day at Boher Community Centre on Friday, 26th Jan. Entry to the Open Day is free of charge. It will run every Friday from 4.50pm-5.50pm. For information contact Backstage on 091-375381 or e-mail or just come along during session time.

Social Dance in Millennium Centre Caherconlish, on Saturday 27th January. Music by Chris Dallat. Tea Served. Admission €10. Great night guaranteed.

 The Cappamore Primary Care Team will hold a health screening clinic at Cappamore Primary Care Centre on Wednesday 24th January from 2.30 to 5.30pm. This clinic will include a walk-in service for screening of blood pressure, blood sugar levels, body mass index and activity level. The team can also provide health promotion advice on exercise, smoking cessation, diet, vaccinations, breastfeeding and dental entitlements. All age groups are welcome. For further information please contact Cappamore Primary Care Health Centre on 061 381371.

 Milford Hospice 10km Walk/Jog/Run will take place on Sunday, January 28th at the University of Limerick with a new route and new start time of 11.00 a.m. The 10km is open to runners and walkers of all levels and ability with all of the proceeds going directly to Milford Hospice. The starting location for the 10km route will be at the UL Arena with the warm up taking place beforehand as always at the UL Plaza. Participants will then progress along the new route, which will be well marshalled, before reaching the finishing point on the UL track. To register online visit or you can register on Saturday 27th from 12 noon to 3pm in the Reception of the UL Arena. Any queries contact the Fundraising Department, Milford Hospice on 061 485859/485860. Your support is gratefully appreciated.

 Murroe Boher community games: Well done to all our players who participated in Round 1 of the Limerick Community Games Draughts in Mungret on Sunday 14th January. The u10 team of Killian O’Neill, Conor McCabe, Peter Ashe, Joseph O’Brien, Luke O’Brien, Cillian Holmes & Will Stockill have qualified for the County Final. Unfortunately the u14 team of John O’Brien, Emmet Crowe, Joe Shanahan, Dannan O’Rourke, David Kemp & Evan O’Dwyer did not progress. Thank you to all the parents and mentors and to the organisers.

 Murroe Boher Bord na nOg wish to advise that we are holding our annual registration night on Friday 26th January from 19.30 to 21.00 in the Club Pavilion in Harty Park. Registration this year cost €50 for the first child, €40 for the second child and €30 for the third child, with family membership of €150 also available.

 Murroe Boher Camogie Club: The camogie club will hold an EGM on Friday 19th January at 8pm in Murroe Clubhouse to discuss management teams for the coming year. This is a vital meeting for ALL age groups in the club, so we encourage all players, parents and members to attend as all our teams require a management team for the coming year. Our intermediate team will meet on Sunday (14th January) at 11am in Murroe Clubhouse to mark the start of the season. All interested players are asked to attend. Thanks to everyone who contributed to our recent Churchgate collection, your continued support is greatly appreciated and will assist in the smooth running of our club.

Murroe Boher Ladies Gaelic Football Club, would like to congratulate Sarah Jane Flynn, Ciara Oliver and Emma Kett on a wonderful achievement in qualifying for the new Under 14 Limerick County Panel 2018. The girls will proudly represent their club and county in Munster, as Limerick line out against Waterford (on February 17 Cappamore GAA pitch), against Clare on February 24 (Cappamore GAA pitch) and finally in Round 3 versus Tipperary (Limerick venue TBC) before Munster knockout finals later in April. Limerick will also face up to Roscommon and Galway in pre Championship challenges away in February and March. We are extremely proud of all of our club and our players and we wish the girls every success for county season ahead. Murroe Boher Ladies Gaelic Football training has resumed and we wish all of our players a very successful season ahead.

Murroe AFC: Fixtures: This is the main fixture this coming weekend, but it’s a big one. The clubs first time getting into the 4th round, “out of town” stage of The Munster Junior Cup. We’re hoping there’ll be a huge crowd in Tubber in Sunday to cheer on the lads. Munster Junior Cup 2018 4th Round – Murroe AFC Club Grounds, Tubber, this Sunday 21st January at 2pm. Murroe AFC v Grattan Utd (Cork). All support welcome. Teas Coffees and light refreshments available from club shop on the day also.

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