Murroe / Boher Newsletter 9th Dec 2018

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Parish Clergy: Fr Loughlin Brennan                       Fr. Tom Ryan

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

Recent Deaths: Fiona McElligott, Ballytrasna, Old Pallas

Anniversaries:                          Murroe

Margaret Carey and

Owen and Josie O’Malley                                              7pm this Saturday

Jimmy and Maureen Kirby and

Breda and Jackie Keays                                                 11.30 this Sunday

Nora Rainsford Months Mind and

Biddy Bourke Months Mind                                          7pm next Saturday

Willie Quigley and John O’Connell                                9am next Sunday

Donagh Hanly                                                               11.30am next Sunday


Michael and Margaret Collopy and

Deceased members of the Mullane Family                      10am this Sunday

                               May They Rest in Peace

Eucharistic Ministers Next Weekend: Boher: Laurence Bartley.

Murroe: Willie Carey 7pm, — 9am, Tom Seaver 11.30am

Confessions for Christmas will take place following all Masses next weekend 15th & 16th December

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

Clergy Collection (Christmas) will take place next weekend 15/16 Dec. Envelopes are being distributed at present

Sincere thanks to the Tractor Run Committee for their generous donation of €3000 towards the repairs of the windows in Murroe Church.

Blood Transfusion Service will take place in the Newport Community centre on Sunday 16th December from 12noon until 3pm.

🎶🌟All are invited to the Nativity Pageant on Sunday 23rd December at 7.00pm in Murroe Church. ✨🎶

St Vincent de Paul Annual Collection: St Ailbe’s Conference SVP wish to thank most sincerely all those who contributed to the recent Church gate Collection. €1645 was collected. This money will be used to help our neighbours in need this Christmas and throughout the year. St. Vincent de Paul is a voluntary organisation and in order to protect the confidentially of our clients, we ask that anyone wishing to contact CVP please phone 061 317327. Volunteers always needed. Contact the above number if you would like to Join us. Happy Christmas to all.

Murroe-Boher Senior Citizens Party will take place on Sunday 13th January in Hayes’ Cappamore. Mass at 1.30 followed by Lunch at 2.15. Music by Sean and Paddy. Tickets €15 available from Kathleen 087 2387686 or Carmel 087 6107132.

Social Dance in Millennium Centre Caherconlish on Saturday 15th December. Music by Chris Dallatt. Tea served. Admission €10

Loop System: The Loop System is now in operation in Murroe Church. This will facility anyone attending the Church, who uses a hearing aid, to hear Mass etc without interference. The cost of the system in Murroe is €2583. If people would like to make a donation towards this cost, we would be extremely grateful. Many thanks to those who have already made donations.

Holme’s 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 9th 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 2pm where you can join them in their new spectacular grotto.  Don’t miss this event!

Boher Community Development Association launched its 2019 Parish Calendar last week at O’Neill’s Bar.  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.   Cost €5.  Available from shops and bars in Murroe and Boher.

Diary Date: Boher Parish Social, Saturday 26 January at the Millennium Centre, Caherconlish. More details later.

Progressive 45 every Friday night at Boher Community Centre, 8pm sharp.

Murroe-Boher Historical Society will host a talk by Dr. Gerard Curtin on the topic of “Small Nucleated Settlements in County Limerick, 1840 – 1920,” on Thursday, 13th December at 8.30 p.m. sharp at the Muintir na Tire Hall, Murroe (Eircode: V94 N740). Admission to non-member €5 (including refreshments).

Murroe Boher Bord na nOg wish to advise that our Annual Christmas Bag packing is taking place in Dunnes Stores on Childers Road on Sunday 16th December and Wednesday 19th December. Anyone available to help out at this much needed fundraiser, please contact any of the committee to let them know. Our AGM took place on Monday 03rd December, and all officers were returned un opposed.

Murroe AFC Notes: Team News: The A team took on local rivals Cappamore in the League last weekend and came away with a well deserved win on a 2-0 scoreline. Evan Walsh and Liam Quinn with the goals. The B team fixture against Meanus was called off. Check out our Facebook page for the latest fixtures and results. Well done to the Murroe U-12 Boys who secured the Premier League title last weekend with a fabulous 2-1 win over Charleville. Congrats to Richie Long and the other coaches. The future certainly looks bright with this gang of lads! 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. A great stocking filler!

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