Murroe/Boher Newsletter 12th March 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: Eileen O’Brien (née Rainsford), Madaboy

Mike Tierney, Eyon

Anniversaries:                                    Murroe

Edward Ryan Months Mind and

John Joe Gleeson and

Paddy Lorigan and John Hickey                                  7pm this Saturday

Esther Healy                                                    9am this Sunday

Pat Ryan, Annagh and

John and Josie Mackey, Glenoe                                  11.30 this Sunday

Bernard Carey                                                 7pm next Saturday

Patrick O’Meara                                               9am next Sunday

Eileen O’Malley                                               11.30 next Sunday


Eileen Hickey                                                  9.30am next Wednesday

Mary and Dan Ryan                                        10am next Friday

May They Rest in Peace

Eucharistic Ministers St Patrick’s Day: Boher: Pat Madigan 10am.

Murroe: Breda Fitzpatrick 7pm. Michael O’Loughlin 9am, Margaret Holmes 11.30am. Next Weekend: Boher Caroline Walters 10am. Murroe: Bridget Hayes 7pm. Mary O’Brien 9am. Kathryn Buckley 11.30am

No Adoration in Murroe next Friday, St Patricks Day.

Next Friday is St Patricks Day. Vigil Mass in Murroe on Thursday at 7pm.

Friday Masses – Boher 10am, Murroe 9.30am and 11.30am.

Fatima Centenary: The Legion of Mary will be visiting the homes of the Parish with the Pilgrim Statue of our lady of Fatima. This is to celebrate the centenary year of the visitation at Fatima.

Table Quiz: We are holding a quiz night in aid of Shan Tynan on Friday March 24th at 8pm in Pa McGraths Boher. Shan Tynan made public headlines when she released a viral video in which she explains a rare form of cancer she is suffering from. Shan is undergoing treatment in Texas USA and under current government legislation she is not entitled to any government funding. people all over Ireland have been busy donating to her and her family to make sure she gets the care she deserves. Help us do our part from the Boher Community. Tables are only €20 with 4 people on a team. With the help of local sponsors, we also have fantastic spot prizes on the night. Amy and Michelle Lynch and Eimer Shinnors are organising the Table Quiz.

Many Thanks to those who contributes to last weekend’s collection in aid of Murroe/Boher Lourdes Fund. A total of €522 was raised.

Cashel & Emly Lourdes Fundraising Draw: Tickets are now available and can be purchased locally from Liz Barron, Boher or Mary O’Brien, Murroe.

Sweet Cati – Cakes for any Occasion: I create and bake cake and cookies for any occasion: Baby Showers, Christening, Communion, Confirmation, Wedding, Birthday, etc. I use only the finest and freshest of ingredients. My home is approved by the HSE and I am fully insured. Contact: 0838199784. Facebook: Deco and Cake by Sweet Cati

Ballyhoura Development is currently recruiting for people to join the Rural Social Scheme. It is a 19.5 hour a week scheme. To be eligible you need to be actively farming one hectare of land, have an active herd number, and have a basic payment application. You also need to be in receipt of a means tested social welfare payment. A spouse, child or sibling of an active farmer who has a qualifying social welfare payment can also apply for the scheme. There are both indoor and outdoor work opportunities available across the Ballyhoura area with different community groups. Please contact Eugene O’ Donnell on 087 6558731 for further information.

Darkness into Light, Pieta House walk, will take place in Murroe on 6th May, 4.15am.  If anyone is interested in sponsoring the event, please contact any of the organising committee. (Tony Breen – 086 1004862 / Ita Richardson – 087 6886536).

Lotto Results 5/3/17 -18,24,26,32- No Jackpot Winner. €20 Lucky dips Katie Keays, Nora & Pat Swan, Rachel Mulryan & Kathleen & Biddy (Valley). Next Week’s Jackpot €9000 in Pa McGraths

Murroe-Boher Community Games:  The County Finals Swim A competition was held last Sunday the 5th of March in Askeaton pool.  Well done to Heather Clancy who came 3rd in her heat. Two silver medals were won on the day with Rose Clancy coming in 2nd place in the U14 50m Butterfly final and Peter Ashe coming in 2nd place in the U10 25m Backstroke.

Murroe Boher Camogie Club: Last weekend’s first round of club league fixtures was postponed due to unplayable pitches. The game against Bruff will be rescheduled. This weekend sees the county minor and senior teams both play at home. The seniors, with Niamh Richardson, take on Offaly in Tournafulla at 2pm on Sunday while the minors, with Edel Cunningham and Katie Heelan, take on Galway in their third round in LIT at 2.30pm on Saturday. Be sure to support all our girls as they wear the Limerick jersey. U14 and U16 trainings have started back, if any girls around the parish would like to join please contact a member of the club. Galway at home in the third round of championship. Well done to Ciara Oliver, who during the week was named on the Limerick U13 development squad.

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