Murroe / Boher Newsletter 3rd September 2017

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Parish Clergy: Fr Loughlin Brennan                           Fr. Tom Ryan

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

Recent Deaths: James (Jim) Conlon, Murroe formerly Barringtons Bridge

Michael (Mick) Leahy, Farnane, Murroe formerly Dingle, Kerry

Ellen (Nellie) Ryan (Née Collins) Kealogue, Oola.

Anniversaries:                                    Murroe

James Humphreys                                                       7pm this Saturday

John, Michael and Nell Kett and

Marie Joyce                                                                 11.30am this Sunday

Deceased members of the Owens Family, Glenstal     10am Wednesday

Patrick and Nora Ryan and

Una and Paddy O’Dwyer                                             7pm next Saturday

Michael Carroll                                                                        9am next Sunday

Mike and Mary Holmes and

Mary, Harry and Tommy Coleman                              11.30am next Sunday


Josie and John Quinn and Jerry O’Leary                                 9.30am this Friday

Celeste Bartley                                                             10am next Sunday

May They Rest in Peace

Eucharistic Ministers Next Weekend: Boher: Kathleen Walters 10am.

Murroe: Elizabeth Power-Lynch 7pm. Michael O’Loughlin 9am. Margaret Holmes 11.30am

Junior and Senior choirs will resume practice on Thursday 14th September. Venue- church sacristy. Times- Junior 5.00pm to 6.00pm. Senior – 8.00pm to 9.30pm. New members welcome.

Abington Church: The Annual Harvest Service takes place in Abington Church on Sunday 10th September at 4pm. All are welcome to this traditional event and to refreshments afterwards. There will be a collection for Famine Relief in Africa.

The Murroe Marian Club will reopen on Wednesday Sept 6th at 8.00 pm in the Fitzgerald Room, Muintir na Tíre Hall, Murroe. New members very welcome – just come along on any Wednesday night or contact 061 378138 for information.

Community Houses for the elderly in Gilmartin Park: A house is now vacant. Applications in writing please to – Community Housing, C/O Kathleen Cummins, Gilmartin Park, Murroe, Co Limerick. Note: you must be over 60 to apply. Closing date 30th September.

Kind, reliable, mature person needed to assist lady in her own home in Murroe area, hours flexible, further details contact 0866055545

Leaving and Junior Certificate Small Group Maths Grinds Kilmurry Arts and Heritage Centre, Castletroy – Commencing Saturday 30th September 2017 – May 26th 2018 (30 weeks) Places limited to cater for individual needs and to build confidence. For further information please contact Orla Fahy at: or 085-1726117

Lotto Results 27/8/17 -5,11,20,22-No Jackpot Winner. €20 Lucky dips Anne Fitzgerald, Seamus Collopy, Mairead O’Brien & Pat Kett(Jnr). Next Week’s Jackpot €2,800 in Pa McGraths

Experienced Childminder available in Boher to mind children in her own home. Also from September, Monday to Friday, drop off and pick up after school for Killinure NS. Contact Bernadette 087 4027178.

Limerick Camera Club: If you are interested in developing your photographic skills, Limerick Camera Club is reconvening on Wednesday 6th September Room 203 Mary Immaculate College starting with a social evening.  Limerick Camera Club welcomes people of all abilities, regardless of your level of photography, there is something for everybody, we hold workshops, demonstrations, club competitions and not forgetting the social side of the club with Club outing’s, and Club day trips. New members welcome.

Painting Art Classes resuming in Murroe hall on Thursday the 21st of Sept from 7-9pm.  No experience is needed. Absolute beginners are very welcome. 4 weeks of still-life painting, 4 weeks of landscapes and 4 weeks of portraiture. €15 Euro pay as you go weekly or €50 for 4 classes. Some materials and refreshments supplied, just please bring your own acrylic paints and brushes. Please text Jenny on 085-7237256 or email to book a place.

Grandparents National Annual Pilgrimage September 10th 2017, Knock Shrine at 2.30p.m. Everybody welcome to honour & thank Grandparents alive & dead for all they have done for us down through the ages. Chief Celebrant Archbishop Eamon Martin –  Ballina School Choir – Dana sings ‘Our Lady of Knock’

Boher Community Development Association will hold a coffee morning this Sunday 3 September, following 10am Mass in Boher at Boher Community Centre and 11.30am Mass in Murroe, outside Murroe Church, to raise funds for Fr Tommy Laffan’s project in Kenya.  We hope you will support our coffee morning.

Boher Parish Calendar 2018 Boher Parish Calendar project team will be producing a parish calendar again for 2018. All members of the community are invited to submit photos for consideration. Old or modern photos will be accepted and can be related to a number of topics: historical interest, landscape, parish events, etc. Photos can be given to any of the Community Development Association members.  Photos will be scanned/copied and originals will be returned within 5 days.

TABLE QUIZ Boher Community Development Association will hold a Table Quiz on Friday, 22 September at 8.30 pm in Pa McGrath’s, Boher, to raise funds for the maintenance and up-keep of Boher Community Centre

Digital Skills for Citizens training program will commence in Cappamore in September. The five-week program aims to give people the confidence, motivation and skills to take their first steps online. Courses will run in the LCFE, East Limerick Campus, Cappamore with the first course starting on September 5th at 10am.  A further course aimed at farmers will commence on September 6th at 7.30pm and a course specifically catering for the needs of parents in the Digital world will commence on 12th September at 7.30pm. Training is delivered over five two-hour sessions and is FREE. For further information or to book a place on any of Digital Skills for Citizens training, please contact Ballyhoura Development in the Cappamore office on 061 381174/061 387042.

Murroe Boher Camogie Club: Well done to our intermediate team who had a great win over Bruff last weekend. They play Newcastle West this Sunday at 12 noon in Newcastle West in the fourth round of the championship. Hard luck to our u14s who lost out to Blackrock/Effin last Tuesday. This Tuesday they take on Ballyagran/Newtownshandrum at 6.45pm in St. Patrick’s, Rhebogue. Our u16s played Galbally on Friday evening in the first round of championship. Next Friday the girls will play Bruff/Kilmallock at 6.45pm away. Best of luck to all our girls and be sure to get out and support them.

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