Murroe / Boher Newsletter 31st March 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: Breda Power, Tralee and late of Clancy Strand, Limerick

Bernadette (Bernie) Grant, Newport

Anniversaries:                                     Murroe

Jim Kenny Months Mind and Son Francis Kenny and

Jimmy Rabbitte and his parents Bill and Mary Rabbitte  7pm this Saturday

Brian Salt Months Mind                                                            7pm next Saturday

Mary Burke                                                                  9am next Sunday


Lily Fenton                                                                   10am next Sunday

                                     May They Rest in Peace

Eucharistic Ministers Next Weekend: Boher: Marie O Flynn.

Murroe: Elizabeth Power-Lynch 7pm, Willie Carey 9am, Breda Berkery 11.30am

Happy Mothers Day to all mothers. Do have a happy and enjoyable day.

Murroe Tidy Towns are starting their work for the coming year. We will be meeting next Tuesday evening 2nd April @ 6.30 at the monument if anyone would like to join us to help out.  New members are always very welcome.

Also, a big thank you to everyone who supported our recent table Quiz. Thanks to Frank Ryan for setting the questions, to Tom Holmes our quiz master, to Grainne Keays our scorekeeper, to Tom Mary and Darragh Ryan of the Valley Inn and thanks to everyone who gave a spot prize.

Murroe Boher ICA AGM next Tuesday 2nd April at 8pm in the Muintir na Tíre Hall, Murroe. New members always welcome

Annual Coffee Morning in Aid of Cancer Research – Preliminary Notice – This year the annual coffee morning in aid of cancer research will take place on Saturday 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 and enjoy delicious treats and great chat while supporting such a worthy cause which touches so many people.

Murroe Darkness into Light 4am, 11th May in aid of Pieta House. Early registration at reduced rate open until 31st March – so please register as soon as possible. See Route starts and finishes at Muintir an Tíre hall, the walk goes through the grounds of Glenstal Abbey, and parking is provided.

Lotto Results for 24/3/19 -14,18,20,30- No Winner. €20 Lucky Dips Sarah Keays, Catherine O’Malley, Gerry Healy & Laura Moore. Next week’s Jackpot €4,400 Draw in Powers.

Murroe- Boher Community Games: Well done to all those who participated in the Talent events in Caherconlish last Friday night and in the Cross Country events in Shanagolden last Sunday. Congratulations to John O’ Brien who won silver for his performance in the Solo Recitation U16. In the Cross Country 300m B U9 Donagh Horgan came in 1st place and in 2nd place was Michael Humphreys. In the Mixed Distance Relay 400m U12 Boys, Reuben Crowe came in 1st place. In the 600m B U11 Boys it was 1st for Rian Horgan and 2nd Peter Ashe. The Boys U11 team also came in 1st place.  In the Mixed Distance Relay 800m U14 Girls, Siobhan Cooke came in 2nd place and 3rd place for Clara Noonan. In the Cross Country 1000m B U17 Emmett Crowe came in 1st place.  Some lovely running from all those who took part and best wishes to Reuben Crowe, Siobhan Cooke and Clara Noonan who will represent Limerick at the National Finals in May.

Murroe Boher Camogie: A new season kicks off in Murroe/Boher Camogie Club this weekend. Best of luck to our newly formed junior team who take on Killeedy in the first round of the league on Saturday (30th) at 6pm in Killeedy. Best of luck also to Sinead McElligott who is part of the Limerick minor team who take on Meath on Saturday (30th) at 2pm in Mungret. Next Saturday (April 6th) our intermediate team will kick off their league campaign against Newcastle West at home, keep an eye on our Facebook page for fixture updates. Our nominated greyhound, Burren Ripple, has made it through to the second round of heats in the Con & Annie Kirby Derby which will be held in Limerick Greyhound Stadium on Saturday evening. If you are interested in a night at the dogs, contact a member as we have passes for the night. Best of luck to all our players this weekend and be sure to get out and support our girls in their games throughout the upcoming season.

Murroe AFC Notes: Team News: The A team faced Corbally Utd last Sunday morning in the league and after a thriller came out on top by 3 goals to 2., The B team lost out in the league against Wembley Rovers by 3 goals to 1, while the C team bowed out of the Hayes Cup with a 3 -1 loss to Parkville. The Ladies team had no luck in their Winter League fixtures losing out to both Moyross Utd and Lifford.

This Sunday the Mens A team face Moyross Utd at home at 11am in the league, The B team are at home also at 11am against Aisling Annacotty in the Tony Power Cup, while the Mens C team have no fixture. 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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