Murroe / Boher Newsletter 28th July 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: Patrick (Patsy) Laffan, Brittas. Reposing at St. Nicholas’ Church, Boher Sunday (July 28th) from 5pm to 8pm followed by evening prayers. Requiem Mass Monday (July 29th) at 11.30am with funeral afterwards to the old Cemetery, Caherconlish.

Anniversaries:                                                 Murroe

Denis and Nonie White                                                             9am this Sunday

All those laid to rest in Abington Cemetery

also Eileen Hickey Months Mind and

Liam, Paddy and Peggy Hickey                                                 11.30am this Sunday

Martin Healy months Mind                                                       7pm next Saturday

Eileen O’Flynn and

Teresa Nicholas and

Mary Higgins (Née Nicholas) Months Mind                               11.30am next Sunday

Maureen and Paddy Hourigan                                                    Mass Offered


Christopher Humphreys                                                                         10am this Sunday

May They Rest in Peace

Eucharistic Ministers Next Weekend: Boher: Des Duffy.

Murroe: Breda Fitzpatrick 7pm, Michael O’Loughlin 9am, Bridget McLoughlin 11.30am

Murroe Boher Pilgrimage to Knock Shrine will take place next Sunday 4th August. Bus departs from Murroe Church 8am, Boher Church 8.15am. Cost €20. Contact Helen post office Murroe, Nonie 061 386318, Phyllis 061 386258, Liz 087 1543563

A Coffee Morning will be held on Sunday 11th August in Boher Community Centre after 10am Mass and outside Murroe Church after 9am and 11.30am Mass. Funds will go to help Fr Tommy Laffan’s Missionary work in Kenya

Cliona’s Foundation 12th Annual Cycle will take place on Sat 31st Aug next at Bruff Rugby Club, Kilballyown, Bruff, Co. Limerick. Again, there are three routes – 90k (over 18’s) departing at 10am; 40k also departing at 10am and Kiddies/Family 10k which will be the first off at 9:45am. Registration from 8:30am, adults CI €20, non-CI €25, and family €30. Online registration at  BBQ, bouncy castle etc. Any queries contact Trevor 086 – 827 6381 / Brendan 087 – 2518 949.

Viatores Christi (Lay missionary association) is visiting parishes in Cashel and Emly. They will preach at all Masses in Murroe/Boher on weekend of 24/25 August.

Social Dance in Millennium Centre Caherconlish on Saturday 03rd August. Music by Tommy Carroll. Tea served. Admission €10

Student available to look after children in their own home during school holidays/weekends. Contact: 087 3557755 by text.

Childminder Wanted, to look after 2 children mornings and afterschool from Sept. 3 days a week. If interested, please contact 086-8102707.

Childminder/Housekeeper required to look after 3 school going children aged 9, 11 and 12 years of age on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday in children’s own home in the Murroe area.  Must have own car. Please contact 086 054 5515 for more information

Murroe-Boher Historical Society’s annual excursion will take place on Saturday, 3rd August. This year we will be visiting South East Galway.  Bus will leave from outside Murroe Church at 8am sharp. Bus €20 to non-members. Meals not included in price. Our tour will begin in Portumna where we meet our guide and have refreshments. We will then visit Clonfert Cathedral, reputed burial place of St. Brendan. We will then move on to the village of Woodford, famous for its industrial history. The Woodford area is also famous for the Woodford Evictions of the late 19th century. Our next stop will be Meelick and its Franciscan abbey, the church and sacristy of which are still in use today. The ruins include traces of the transept chapel, friary and a small mill. Close by are the ruins of a castle. If there is time, we will visit Pallas Castle former seat of De Burgo family. In the evening we will conclude with a meal, venue to be decided. To book please contact Tom Holmes 086-3642673 or contact

Lotto Results for 21/7/19 -15,17,20,26- No Winner. €20 Lucky Dip Helen Moloney, Ciaran Bartley, Pat Ryan & John O’Loughlin. Next week’s Jackpot €6,100 Draw in Pa McGrath’s.

Murroe AFC Notes: Team News: The Ladies took on Aisling Annacotty in the league on Tuesday night last and were unlucky to come away with a 2-0 defeat.  Next Tuesday 30th July they face Herbertstown at home in Tubber in the next round of the open cup at 7:30pm. Keep an eye on the Facebook page for fixtures and results.

All 3 Mens teams are back in action training for the season ahead. A team training and B team training is on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 7:30pm in Tubber, with C team training on Mondays and Wednesdays at 7:30pm in Tubber.

Murroe AFC will be entering an U-18 Youths Team for the coming season.

Training will commence shortly for players born in 2002/2003. If you’re interested and want to come along, contact Manager Ray Ryan 086-8673475

Online Club shop: Murroe AFC now have an online club shop with O’Neill’s, so if you’d like to get yourself a nice club t-shirt or polo shirt for the long hot summer ahead have a look. Link available on the Murroe AFC Facebook Page.

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