Murroe /Boher Newsletter 3rd 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: Margaret Hanly (Née Ryan), Castletroy formerly of Annagh

Willie Ryan (Sky), Manchester, England, formerly of Eyon, Murroe.

James (Jim) Kenny, Ballina, Killaloe formerly of Murroe Wood. Reposing at his daughters residence, Boher Road, Ballina, this Sunday evening from 4pm to 8pm. Arriving in Murroe Church on Monday for 11.30am Requiem Mass. Burial afterwards in Abington Cemetery

Anniversaries:                                     Murroe

James and Kathleen Doyle and

John Coughlan and Pauline Tobin                                  7pm this Saturday

Simon Reale and

Michael and Eileen O’Brien                                          9am this Sunday

Margaret Kett Months Mind and

Ned O’Malley                                                               11.30am this Sunday

James and Mona Hourigan and

James and Kathleen Carroll                                           10am next Friday

John Joe Gleeson                                                          7pm next Saturday

Esther Healy                                                                 9am next Sunday

Nora Coleman and Pat Ryan                                      11.30am next Sunday


P.J. Carmody                                                                10am this Sunday

                              May They Rest in Peace

Eucharistic Ministers Next Weekend: Boher: Des Duffy.

Murroe: Bridget Hayes 7pm, Michael O’Loughlin 9am, Bridgid McLoughlin 11.30am

Trócaire Boxes are available at Church exits this weekend. Please do your best to contribute to this worthy cause.

Milford Hospice annual church gate collection will take place on Sat. 9th and Sun. 10th March in the parish of Murroe/Boher. Your support is always very much appreciated.

Lotto Results for 24/2/19 -16,21,26,30- No Winner. €20 Lucky Dips John O’Loughlin, Conor Moore, Laura Moore & Amy Byrnes. Next week’s Jackpot €4,000 Draw in Powers.

Is your pet supporting Darkness into Light in 2019?  We are creating a promotional video for Facebook featuring local pets and would love your pet to take part.  We will be taking photographs at Muintir na Tíre hall, Murroe, on Saturday 9th March at 4pm weather permitting.  Or alternatively, take a photograph of your pet beside a DiL poster or t-shirt, post to Facebook or e-mail it to us at Don’t forget early registration for Murroe DiL2019 is open.

Murroe/Boher ICA monthly meeting this Monday 5th March in the Muintir na Tire Hall. Guest speaker is Garda Ber Leech. New members always very welcome.

Murroe Marian Club will reopen on March 6th, 2019 at 7.30pm in the Fitzgerald Room, Muintir na Tíre Hall. New members welcome.

Adult Painting classes resuming in Murroe Hall on Thursday the 7th of March from 7-9pm.  No experience is needed. beginners are very welcome. 8 weeks. €15 Euro pay as you go weekly.  Some materials and refreshments supplied, just please bring your own acrylic paints and brushes. Please text Jenny on 085-7237256, email or look for Jennifer Lynch artist on Facebook to book a place. Please book in advance.

Digital Skills Training: Did you receive a new digital device recently – iPhone, iPad, Tablet, Smart Phone? Do you know how to use it? Would you like to know more? Would you like to be able to navigate your way around your device confidently? Learn how to: search websites, send and receive emails, use popular apps like Skype, WhatsApp, send and receive photos, be safe online. Ballyhoura Development is delivering ‘bring your own device’ Digital Skills training in Cappamore Library. This training aims to give people the confidence, motivation and skills to take their first steps online. Training is FREE and will be delivered in small groups of 8 to 10 people, over 5 x 2 hour sessions. Our next training will begin on Friday, 22nd March from 10.30am to 12.30pm. To book a place please contact Cappamore Library on 061-381586 or email

Murroe Boher Community Games: Congratulations to Eibhlín Stockill who came first in the U16 Model Making in Shanagolden and will now represent Limerick at the National Finals.  Well done also to Henry Noonan 2nd place model making U12.  In the County Draughts competition, the U10 Murroe-Boher team comprising Jokubas Navikonis, Jack O Connor, Liam Brouder, Kristian Bars, Cillian Holmes, Donagh Horgan, Luke O Brien came first place in the County Finals and are through to the Munster Finals in April.  A big thank you to Tom O’ Brien for coaching the draughts for the last few months.

THE PINK NIGHT IS BACK!  The Annual Pink Night will take place on Saturday 16th March 2019 at Kennedys Lounge, Rearcross – Music with the hilarious “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!

Murroe AFC Notes: Team News: The A team had no fixture last weekend. The B team had a fabulous 6-1 win away against Abbey Rovers, while the C team lost out to Lisnagry in an 8 goal thriller by 5 goals to 3. The Ladies team had their second day out in their Winter League played in Murroe Wood Park. The Murroe Ladies beat local rivals Cappamore Celtic 1-0 and the match against Ballylanders was off. This Sunday the Ladies face Moyross Utd (2:30pm) & Listowel Celtic (3:30pm), both played in Murroe Wood Park.  Meanwhile the Mens A team face Mungret Regional away at 11am in the League, while the Mens C team are at home to Parkville in the Div 4 Hayes Cup 1st Round at 2:15pm. 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.

Murroe Website EditorMurroe /Boher Newsletter 3rd March 2019