Murroe / Boher Newsletter 3rd February 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: Margaret Kett (Née Hayes), Madaboy, Murroe

James (Seamus) Dee, Ferbane, Offaly, formerly of Cappanuke, Murroe. Reposing at Ferbane Nursing Home this Sunday 3 February 2.00pm-4.30pm. Private cremation on Monday.

Anniversaries:                                     Murroe

Jim Berkery and

Mary Cooke                                                                 11.30am this Sunday

Tom and Nan O’Malley and

Chrissie O’Gorman and

Edward Ryan and

Ann and Jim Jamel and

Gary Coble                                                                   7pm next Saturday

Maurice and Peggy Hassett                                           9am next Sunday

George Kenny Months Mind and Maureen Kenny and

Bridie and Gerry Taaffe and deceased members of the Tucker Family and

Paddy, Mary and Maura Power and Gerard Mullane and

John O’Brien                                                                11.30am next Sunday


Mary and Ted O’Connell and

Denis and Margaret Maher and

John Leahy                                                                   10am this Sunday

                              May They Rest in Peace

Eucharistic Ministers Next Weekend: Boher: Pat Madigan.

Murroe: Breda Fitzpatrick 7pm, Mary O’Brien 9am, Breda White 11.30am

Thank you to everyone who contributed to the Homeless Collection. The amount collected was €451.50.

The Lisnagry Association will hold their Annual Church gate Collection next weekend 9th and 10th February. The funds collected will go towards the refurbishment and upgrading of residential facilities in St. Vincent’s Centre.

Murroe/Boher ICA will hold its monthly meeting next Tuesday 5th February at 8pm in Murroe Hall. New members always welcome. As this is our first meeting or the New Year, fees are due.

Lotto Results for 27/1/19 -4,5,15,30- No Winner. €20 Lucky Dips Mark McMahon, Bobby Richardson, Sarah Butler & Pat Kett(Jnr). Next week’s Jackpot €3,600 Draw in Powers.

The Cappamore Historical Society have organised a lecture by Des Marnane entitled  “From Ballot to Bullet December 1918 to January 1919”, on Thursday February 7th at 7.30 in the Cappamore Community Centre.

Boher Community Development Association wishes to thank all those who supported our recent Parish social. It was a very enjoyable night and a great success.  The Committee would like to thank sincerely, those who attended the event, bought tickets to support the event and supplied items for auction – Paudie Laffan who supplied trees for blocks, the volunteers who cut timber for the auction, Roches Feeds, John O’Connell Crecora Mills, Rearcross Quarries, Dan O’Connor and Gleeson Concrete, Donohill. Sincere thanks also to the staff of the Millennium Centre, Caherconlish, Johnny and Niall Skehan and all who donated spot prizes. €5,100 was raised through this event for the upkeep of our community centre for this year.

Boher Community Development Association will hold its AGM on Wednesday 13 February.  All welcome to attend.

Boher Community Development Association Saturday, 9 February, we will have the official opening of the upgraded Community Centre at 8pm. We are delighted to announce that the Liam McCarthy Cup will visit Boher Community Centre on that evening. We would like to cordially invite you to join us on 9th February.

Milford Care Centre: Bereavement Support Information Evening Tuesday 26th February 2019 @ 7 to 8.30 pm. This is one of the quarterly information evenings that are held throughout the year to provide information on normal grief and the support services offered by Milford Care Centre.

Anam Cara  & Milford Care Centre Bereavement Information Evening Thursday 28th February 2019 @ 7 to 9.00pm. Milford Care Centre and Anam Cara, the national organisation that provides support services to bereaved parents and families, are hosting a Bereavement Information Evening in Limerick. This event gives parents an opportunity to hear an experienced bereavement professional talk about the many challenges their family may face after the death of a son or daughter. Please note this event is open to all bereaved parents, regardless of the age of their child or the circumstances of their death. If you have attended a previous Bereavement Information Evening, we would encourage you to come again because each time you will hear something that will help you along the difficult and challenging journey of grief. There will also be time after the talk to interact with other bereaved parents. 

Murroe Boher Bord na nOg wish to advise that we are holding our last registration night on Friday 08th February at 18.30-19.30pm in our Club pavilion.

Murroe AFC Notes: Team News: The A team shared the spoils with Fairview Rangers last weekend on a 1-1 scoreline in the league. This weekend the B team are away to Kilmallock in the league at 11am on Sunday. The A team and C team have no fixtures. Keep an eye on the Facebook page for fixtures and results.

Underage Coach needed: The U-8 boys team, (boys born in 2011), are looking for a coach currently. If you’re a former player, or a parent, or just want to help out, get in touch on The season starts on 23rd February so there’s only a few weeks to get organised. The club will provide all necessary training and assistance.

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. If you didn’t get one for Christmas, condolences, but you can still pop down the shop and pick one up yourself.

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