Murroe / Boher Newsletter 8th December 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: John Powell, Birdhill, Tipperary formerly Glenstal, Murroe

 Anniversaries:                                                Murroe

Margaret Carey and

Owen and Josie O’Malley                                                        7pm this Saturday

Jimmy and Maureen Kirby and  Breda and Jackie Keays      11.30am this Sunday

Willie Hartnett and Deceased members of the Hartnett Family and  Donagh and Jack Hanly    7pm next Saturday

 Willie Quigley and John O’Connell                                         9am next Sunday

May They Rest in Peace

Eucharistic Ministers Next Weekend: Boher: Elizabeth O’Connor.

Murroe: Bridget Hayes 7pm, Mary O’Brien 9am, Bridgid McLoughlin 11.30am

Feast of the Immaculate Conception: As the 8th of December this year falls on Sunday, the Holy day has been moved to Monday 9th. Vigil Mass in Murroe at 7pm on Sunday evening. Masses on Monday, Murroe 9am and 11.30am. Boher 10am.

Murroe-Boher Senior Citizens Party will take place on Sunday 12th January in Millennium Centre Caherconlish. Mass at 1.00 followed by Lunch at 2.00. Music by Sean, Paddy and Karen. Tickets €15 available from Kathleen 087 2387686 or Carmel 087 6107132, also available in Sacristy of both Church’s.

Confessions will be held after all Masses next weekend 14/15 December. Visiting Priests will attend.

Christmas Mass Bouquet’s available in Church Sacristy’s.

🎶🌟All are invited to the Carol Service on Sunday 22nd December at 7.00pm in Murroe Church. ✨🎶

Murroe Post Office: The Post office will be open for normal business on Saturday 14th and Saturday 21st December, including full postal deliveries and collections.

Christmas Book: The latest edition of Murroe-Boher annual newsletter will be available locally from this coming weekend. The committee wish to thank all contributors to the magazine for their efforts and to wish support for all the businesses who advertised with the book. Without their generosity, it would not be possible to publish

Murroe-Boher Historical Society – Our December talk will be held on Thursday, December 12 at 8.30 p.m. sharp at the Muintir na Tire Hall, Murroe with Noreen Higgins, who will speak to us on “Ireland in 1919-1920: The Beginning of a New State.” Admission €5 to non-members. All welcome.

Grinds Teacher Available Business and Accounting, Junior and Leaving Cert. Contact 087 2654070 or

Head 2 Head Main Street Murroe – 061 386789. Christmas Eve Special Offer – All Blowdry’s only €15 for one day only. Booking is essential. Please call for appointments. Wishing all our customers a Happy Christmas and New Year. *Follow us on Facebook for further offers.Head2HeadHSalon

Holmes Florist Cappanuke: Christmas Wreaths, Swags, Table Pieces and arrangements. Now available and made to order. Contact us on 061 386318 or 086 2493499

Boher Community Development Association: Boher Christmas Market will take place this Sunday 8th December. Savour the atmosphere and buy beautiful Christmas gifts from a wide selection of arts, crafts, baking, needlecraft, woodwork etc. Santa and Mrs Claus will arrive at 1pm where you can join them in their new spectacular grotto. Don’t miss this event!

Boher Community Development Association will launch its 2020 Parish Calendar at O’Neill’s Bar this Sunday 8th December at 9pm. The calendar includes a delightful selection of old and recent photographs reflecting the lives and achievements of the people of Boher and places of interest. The back of the calendar features some Boher-related snippets from old newspapers and journals. All welcome!

Lotto Results for 1/12/19 -9,10,17,24- No Winner. €20 Lucky Dips Aidan Carmody, Conor O’Malley, Ray Ryan & Mike Hickey. Next week’s Jackpot €8,000 Draw in Powers.

Murroe Boher GAA Club would like you to save the date, Friday 20th December and Saturday 21st December, we are holding our Annual bag pack, in Dunnes Stores on Childers road. We are looking for volunteers to help us with these badly needed funds. Please contact any member of the club for more information.

Murroe AFC Notes: Team news: The A team got back to winning ways in the league last Sunday with a good 3-1 win away to neighbours Cappamore Celtic. The C team battled gamely but eventually lost out in a tight match on a 3-2 scoreline against Kilmallock, while the Youth Team went down 4-2 in the FAI Youth Cup against Aisling Annacotty. This coming weekend the B Team are away to Coonagh Utd in the Open Cup, while the A’s C’s and Youths have no fixtures. Keep an eye on the club Facebook page and Twitter feeds for up to the minute fixtures and results!

Christmas Draw this Sunday night 8th December: Murroe AFC are running our own Christmas Draw this year, with lots of fabulous prizes! All our club members now have tickets. We hope you can support the club’s efforts as always. Draw takes place on Sunday 8th December in the Valley Inn, Murroe. Tickets €5 each or a book of 6 for €25.

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