Murroe / Boher Newsletter 26th Jan 2020

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Parish Clergy: Fr Loughlin Brennan                           Fr. Tom Ryan

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

Recent Deaths: Eileen (Eila) Stockil (née Killeen) Shelbourne Park, Limerick

Anniversaries:                                                Murroe

May and Michael McKeogh and John Rainsford                                                  7pm this Saturday

Joe and Peggy Fitzgerald and Margaret Kett                                                   11.30am this Sunday

Helen Hackett                                                                                                      7pm next Saturday

Willie and Kathy Noonan and Deceased members of the Egan Family           11.30am next Sunday


John Finucane and John Leahy and Denis and Margaret Maher                           10am this Sunday

Mary and Ted O’Connell                                                                     10am next Sunday

May They Rest in Peace

Eucharistic Ministers Next Weekend:

Boher: Helen Hickey.

Murroe: Nora Lonergan 7pm, Pat Madigan 9am, Breda White 11.30am

Masses for coming week Boher: No Mass on Monday. Murroe: No Mass on Tuesday.

Killinure National School are currently enrolling new Junior Infants for September 2020.  Please contact the school on 061 351377 for the necessary forms.  Closing date for the return of the forms is 31st January 2020

Scoil Mhuire Murroe – Pupil Enrolment 2020: Enrolments Applications for September 2020 are now being accepted.  The closing date for the receipt of completed applications is January 31st, 2020. Enrolment Application forms are available to download from the school website ( or from the school. Tel. 061. 386116.

French / Music Tuition: Qualified and experienced French and Music teacher living locally offer grinds / individual tuition in French, Violin and Piano. Please contact 085-7113639 for more information.

Darkness into Light 2020 will be held at 4.15am morning of 9th May.  The walk will start and finish in Murroe, following a route through the grounds of Glenstal Abbey.  If anyone is interested in joining the DIL committee, please contact Ita Richardson at 087-6886536.

2 NEW YOGA classes on Friday Mornings at Muintir Na Tire Hall, Murroe (Fitzgerald Room). General Yoga Class 10-11am and Chair Yoga Class 11.30-12.30pm.  Starting Friday 24th January for 8 weeks. Inquiries and bookings to Lucia on 086 8214512 or

AA meeting on every Friday night in St. Michael’s Day Care Centre, Cappamore at 8.30pm

Boher Community Development Association: Boher Parish Social on Saturday 1 February at the Millennium Centre, Caherconlish.  Great night promised

The Annual Pink Night will take place on Saturday 15th February 2020 at Kennedys Lounge, Rearcross – Music with the very entertaining “DJ Wilm” – All funds raised for Mid West Cancer Unit in University Hospital Limerick. A raffle will take place with lots of prizes including a Ladies County Jersey.  A great night’s entertainment for a good cause. Support greatly appreciated.  Everybody welcome

Head 2 Head Hair Salon, Main Street Murroe 061 386789. Special Offer – Colour and Cut €45 from Wednesday 20th January to Saturday 15th February. 4 Weeks Only. Book early to avoid disappointment.

Lotto Results for 19/1/20 -5,13,17,32- No Winner. €20 Dips Kate Brosnan, Mary Mac, Anne O’Connell & Joe Byrne. Next week’s Jackpot €8,700 Draw in Valley Inn. 1st Double Down lotto draw -5,10,20,25- €50 Dips Mary Boyle, Patricia Cooke & Kevin Boyle

Congratulations to Cathal Foley & Josh Mainoo, members of the Dooneen AC U14 Boys 4 x 200m Relay and Peter Ashe & Rian Horgan, members of Newport AC U13 Boys 4 x 200m Relay. Both teams came 4th in their respective finals at the Munster Juvenile Athletics Indoor Championships in Nenagh on Sunday 19th January

Murroe Boher Camogie: Well done to Sinead McElligott who was selected for the Limerick junior camogie team for the 2020 season. A great achievement! Well done!

Murroe Boher GAA will hold their AGM this coming Tuesday Evening at 8.30pm in the Clubhouse Murroe

Ladies Football: Best of luck to our players Shauna Ryan, Charlotte Walsh, Alannagh Russell, Aimee O’Brien and Roisin O’Malley and our club chairperson and Limerick Ladies Football manager Donal Ryan as they play Carlow in the first round of the Lidl Division 4 league against Carlow in Carlow IT on Sunday. Best of luck to all!

Murroe Boher Community Games: Well done to all the young artists and model-makers who took part in the art, model-making and handwriting events last Saturday.  Congratulations also to everyone who participated in the round 1 of the draughts. The winning team of Will Ryan, Will Stockil, Josh Devlin, Emily Duff, William Keyes, Sarah Keyes and Sean Murphy will go forward to the next round.  If you are interested in taking part in other upcoming events check out the Community Games Facebook page. Well done to all who participated in Round 1 of the Limerick Community Games Primary School Quiz, in the Millennium Centre Caherconlish. There were 52 teams of 4 present, of which 17 teams went through to the Grand Final.  The team of Cillian Kinsella, Denis Madden, Peter Ashe & Tadhg McElligott qualified for the County Grand Final which will take place on 6th February in the Woodlands Hotel, Adare.

Murroe AFC Team News: Last weekend the C team had a great 4-1 win over Dromore Celtic in the league, well done lads! Also on Sunday afternoon the U-18 Youth Team had a mighty 4-1 win over Corbally Utd in the Ger Ryan Youth Cup.

This weekend on Sunday 26th January, the A team are at home against local rivals Cappamore Celtic at 11am in the Premier A Division O’Halloran Cup 1st Round. The B team, C team and Youth team have no fixtures.

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