Murroe/Boher Newsletter 16/4/2017

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Parish Clergy: Fr Loughlin Brennan                           Fr. Tom Ryan

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

Recent deaths: Sheila Ormonde (née O’Carroll) Wexford and formerly of Murroe.

Anniversaries:                                    Murroe

Timmy Landers Months Mind and

Willie Holmes and Sr Labori and Sr Bridget                                   11.30am this Sunday

Anna McGuire and

Dan Ryan and

Mick and Lilly Hayes                                                                         7pm next Saturday

John Quigley and

John O’Connell                                                                                    9am next Sunday

Mary Moloney and

Greg Burns and

Jimmy Rabbitte                                                                                   11.30am next Sunday


Michael and Peggy Finucane and

Fr Denis Bartley and

Pat Tobin                                                                                              10am this Sunday

May They Rest in Peace

Eucharistic Ministers Next Weekend: Boher Eamon Tuohey 10am.

Murroe: Bridget Hayes 7pm. Josie Meade 9am. Saundra Ni Chiosog 11.30am

Masses for coming week: No morning Mass on Monday.

Boher – Tuesday and Thursday at 9.30am. Murroe – Wednesday and Friday at 10am.

Divine Mercy Sunday is on 23rd April. Ceremonies will start with the Rosary at 2pm. It is hoped to have confession during this time. This will be followed by the Chaplet at 3pm.

ONLY 14 MORE SLEEPS to what could turn out to be the greatest night in the history of Murroe-Boher Parish! The Strictly Come Dancing extravaganza in the South Court Hotel, Raheen on Saturday April 29th is gathering pace. This event is in aid of the new Park development and looks like an occasion that nobody can afford to miss. Our 38 dancers are practicing like professionals! The celebrity Judges are primed. Our two MCs are chomping at the bit. The committee members are working day and night to achieve the perfect occasion for everybody. Tickets are on sale now in all the Local Shops, Post office & Denis Holmes Showrooms or Ciara Walsh (087) 6280019 or any committee member. The dancers are looking for your votes right now. They have voting cards. Or you can vote for your favourite couple online anytime at A bus will run from Murroe to the hotel, leaving at 7pm and returning at 2am after the disco. €10 return. Contact Ciara (087) 6280019 to book your seat.

Coffee Morning for Cancer: Reminder for your diary: Coffee Morning at Madaboy House will take place this year on Saturday 6th May from 10.30 to 1.00.  The focus of fundraising again is Cancer Research. Watch this space for future reminders closer to the date. This year will see the inclusion of a musical interlude to delight guests.

Social Dance in Millennium Centre Caherconlish, on Saturday 22nd April. Music by Glór Tíre star Dermot Lyons. Tea Served. Admission €10. Great night guaranteed.

Murroe Tidy Towns would like to thank everyone who supported our recent Church Gate Collection. Your support is very much appreciated. Amount collected €640.

Newport Drama Group presents, Brian Friel’s “Dancing At Lughnasa” on April 15th and 16th at 8pm in Newport Community Centre.

Murroe-Boher Historical Society: The last of our talks for this season will be hosted by Murroe-Boher Historical Society on Thursday, April 20, at 8.30 p.m. sharp at the Muintir na Tíre Hall, Murroe. The talk by Gráinne Keays is entitled, “The Frend Family of Lacrough House: The Story of a Boher Family.” Admission to non-member is €5 (includes refreshments). All welcome

Milford Hospice Memorial Walk: The Milford Hospice 5km Memorial Walk will take place on Sunday, May 28th at the University of Limerick with a start time of 12.00 noon. This event is suitable for those of all levels of fitness and ability and the Centre’s organisers are asking anyone who wishes to take part to register for the event as soon as possible. There will be no entry fee, but the organisers are encouraging people to seek sponsorship for the lunchtime walk or else make a donation. The walk will commence at the University of Limerick Sports Arena and will finish on the grounds of Milford Care Centre. Participants will have the opportunity to place a hand-written tribute on colourful ribbon that will adorn the special memorial tree on the grounds of Milford. A special Memorial Pin will also be presented to each participant. Refreshments will be available after this memorial occasion. It’s necessary for everyone to register for the event on alternatively registration and sponsorship cards can be arranged by contacting the Fundraising Department at 061 485859, between 9am and 5pm, Monday to Friday; by email to Your support is gratefully appreciated

Murroe are hosting a Pieta House “Darkness into Light” 5k walk at 4.15am on 6th May. Pre-registration is essential – we will NOT be taking cash on the night! If you are interested in participating, register on, choosing Murroe as venue. Enter your details, and pay by Credit or Debit card. Note your Order Number. Collect your t-shirt at one of the local collection points Final 3 T-Shirt distributions at GAA clubhouse, Murroe: 6-8pm on Tuesday 25th April, 10am-2pm on Saturday 29th April; 8-10pm on Wednesday 3rd May. REMEMBER no cash entries accepted on morning of the walk. You must REGISTER in advance.

Lotto Results 9/4/17 – 12,23,30,32 – No Jackpot Winner. €20 Lucky dips Paudie Meehan, Joan Lynch, Kevin Ahern & Andrew Hickey. Next Week’s Jackpot €9500 in Pa McGraths

Murroe-Boher Community Games: Murroe-Boher were well represented at the Limerick Community Games Cross-Country Finals at Mick Neville Park, Rathkeale on Saturday 8th April 2017, in glorious sunshine generally not associated with cross-country running! Well done to all who took part and congratulations to all our medallists. Michael O’Brien Silver U17 1000m, Gemma Ryan Gold U11 600m, Peter Ashe Gold U9 300m, Cillian Holmes Bronze U9 300m, Peter Ashe, Cillian Holmes, Joseph O’Brien & George Crowe Team Gold U9 300m. Many thanks to U9 coach Noreen O’Brien.

Murroe Boher Camogie Club: Best of luck to our U16 team who play Crecora at 6.30pm in Boher on Friday in their last group game of the league. Our senior team will be out on Monday with fixture TBC. Last Saturday saw the camogie club’s dog come in 3rd position in the Con and Annie Kirby Derby at Limerick Greyhound Stadium. This was a great night for all involved and our thanks to Limerick GAA for organising the event.

Murroe AFC: We are delighted to announce that the FAI summer soccer schools are now open for bookings Murroe AFC’s camp will take place this year from July 17th – July 21st. The camp is open to boys and girls between the ages of 6-14, each child will get a full playing kit, backpack, football and certificate of completion and the camp starts at 10.30am each day and finishes at 3pm. Cost of the camps are €65 per child with a €10 off family discount for brothers/sisters. Check out for more info

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