Murroe / Boher Newsletter 8th September 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: Matt Quigley, Rearcross

Anniversaries:                                                Murroe

Pat and Nora Ryan                                                                               7pm this Saturday

Mike and Mary Holmes and

Mary, Harry and Tommy Coleman and

Jim, Martin and Babs Holmes and John Foley and

Marie Joyce                                                                                         11.30am this Sunday

Joan Ryan Months Mind and

Pat Gleeson                                                                                          7pm next Saturday

Tommy Cooney Months Mind and

Eugene O’Malley                                                                                 11.30am next Sunday


James Humphreys                                                                               10am this Sunday

Jim Fenton Months Mind and

Celeste Bartley                                                                         10am next Sunday

May They Rest in Peace

Eucharistic Ministers Next Weekend: Boher: Esther Reilly.

Murroe: Willie Carey 7pm, Michael O’Loughlin 9am, Kathryn Buckley 11.30am

Results of the Diocesan and Parish Listening Process: The future of the church at parish and diocesan levels was the subject of the recent study. The results are published and ready for discussion. A meeting to do this will take place on this Monday 9th September in Muintir Na Tíre Hall, Murroe at 7.30 p.m. Your parish needs your participation.

Legion of Mary will travel to Knock Shrine on Sunday 29th September. Bus from Boher village at 8:15am approx. Further details from Mrs Moloney 061 380632.

Pro-Life – a big thank you to all who contributed to the recent Church gate collection in Murroe and Boher. A total of €513.80 was collected.

Bridge Lessons. If you’re interested in learning to play Bridge, Google – Paul Callan Bridge Lessons or contact Bridie (086 8666771). Lessons are starting soon.

Milford Hospice Coffee Morning: Denis Holmes will hold a Coffee Morning in aid of Milford Hospice in their showrooms on Thursday 19th September 10am – 2pm. Everyone Welcome to this very worthy fundraiser.

Mulcair Men’s Shed annual Open Day, Sunday, 8th September, 2pm to 5:30pm. All welcome.

Set dancing, ceili, waltz, jive, line dancing, Sean nos etc, for children will resume in Muintir na tire hall Murroe Tuesday 17th September at 4:45pm. Enq Pauline 085 7417609.

Senior dance classes for fitness and fun will resume on Wed 16th October 8:15pm. Beginners welcome at both classes.

Social Dance in Millennium Centre Caherconlish on Saturday 14th September. Music by Dave Rea. Tea served. Admission €10

CPR: Would you know what to do if someone had a heart attack?  Now is your chance to find out! In collaboration with Boher Community First Responder, Irish Water Safety will hold 2 Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council (PHECC) CPR courses in Boher Community Centre on 21st September, 9am-1pm and 1pm-5pm.  These courses are free to members of the community, with the option to register with PHECC (at a cost of €25). Please contact Ita Richardson at for further information.

Boher Community Association Silver Circle Draw September Results: The lucky winners are as follows: €1,000 Dave Mullins, €300 Declan and Louise Kett, €200 Dermot Leen, €50 Donal and Kathleen Murphy, Tina Lynch, €20 Pat Ryan, Mary Meskell, Kathleen Laffan, Jerry & Mary Ryan, Emily Duff. Congratulations everybody! Next Draw Saturday, 5 October at 9pm in Pa McGraths

Doon Community Council: Annual Scrap Metal Collection, Saturday the 6th October. All items of metal except for fridges to Doon community centre. If you need items collected please contact Denis at 086 8652424 or Tim at 086 0748022.

Murroe Boher Bord na nOg had a massive weekend last weekend. On Friday evening, we hosted our Annual Ryan Cusack u13 Hurling final. This year, we played Roscrea, from Tipperary in the final, and we ran out comfortable winners. This year’s captain was Tommy Cusack, Oisin Holmes was voted man of the match, also on the night, the Club recognized the Achievements of our Mackey Cup Winners, Darren Collopy captain, Cathal Sheridan and Oisin Holmes. We also, honoured Michael Ryan, on being part of the Limerick Minor team that won the Munster hurling championship this year. On Saturday morning, we hosted u6 blitz V Cappawhite from Tipperary, and we also played Cappawhite in our annual u8 Munster tournament. After 9 keenly contested games, we came out on top, winning the Munster u8 trophy for the 3rd year in a row. This year’s captain was Patrick Leahy.  All players were presented with medals and a BBQ was served to all, Congratulations to all concerned. In the afternoon, we hosted our Annual Jim Commons, u10 Hurling tournament, with 2 team from Galway and Ballina from Tipperary. After a festival of hurling, we came out on top in the final, again for the 3rd year in a row. Congratulations to Cillian Holmes, who was voted player of the tournament, and Nathan Rainsford who captained this year’s team. All players were treated to a BBQ after the medal presentations.  Congratulations to all players and coaches on what was a fantastic weekend for the Bord na nOg, The Bord na nOg, would also like to congratulate Euan Sheridan, Killian Quaid and Brian O’Keeffe, who all played with Limerick u15’s last weekend, and to Mark Nicholas , who played with Limerick U16’s.

Murroe Boher Camogie: ALL-IRELAND FINAL! Best of luck to Katie Heelan, Sinead McElligott and the Limerick junior team who play Kerry at 12noon in Croke Park in the All-Ireland final on Sunday (8th). The match will be shown live on RTE along with the intermediate and senior games so be sure to tune in if you can’t make it to Head Quarters. Well done to our intermediate team who defeated Croagh/Kilfinny last weekend to keep their hopes of qualifying for a semi-final alive. Hard luck to our U16s who lost to Crecora in their second round of championship, they play Doon next Thursday (12th) at home. Best of luck to Sophie Quaid who is playing with Cappamore U14s in the Cup Final on Tuesday (10th) in Monaleen. Well done to our U10s and U12s who continue to play blitzes and challenge games, it’s great to see our future stars continually improving.

Murroe AFC Notes: Team News: The C team lost out 4-1to Nenagh last Friday evening in the league, while the A team had a bad day losing out on a 6-2 scoreline against Fairview Rangers on Saturday last. The B team had a great win 2-0 against Hyde Rangers on Sunday last. Then on Tuesday last,  the Ladies had a great win in the semi-final of the junior cup on a 4-2 scoreline against near neighbours Cappamore Celtic.

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