Murroe/Boher Newsletter 23rd April 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: Paddy (Matt) Rainsford, Cappanahanna, Murroe. Reposing at Meehan’s Funeral Home, Newport on Sunday evening from 6.00pm with removal at 8.00pm to the Holy Rosary Church, Murroe. Requiem Mass Monday at 11.30am. Burial afterwards in Abington Cemetery.

Anniversaries:                                    Murroe

Anna McGuire and

Dan Ryan and

Mick and Lilly Hayes                                                                         7pm this Saturday

John Quigley and

John O’Connell                                                                                    9am this Sunday

Mary Moloney and

Greg Burns and

Jimmy Rabbitte                                                                                   11.30am this Sunday

Bernard Clarke and Maureen Kilgallon                                          10am next Wednesday


Nuala McLoughlin and Bridget Foley                                             10am next Sunday

May They Rest in Peace

Eucharistic Ministers Next Weekend: Boher — 10am.

Murroe: Elizabeth Power-Lynch 7pm. Suzanne Barron 9am. Breda Byrnes 11.30am

Masses for coming week: Boher – Tuesday and Thursday at 9.30am.

Murroe Monday 11.30am (Funeral Mass), Wednesday and Friday at 10am.

Divine Mercy Sunday this Sunday. Ceremonies will start with the Rosary at 2.30pm. It is hoped to have confession during this time. This will be followed by the Chaplet at 3pm.

ONLY 7 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.

Eucharistic Apostolate – Knock – 30th April. Bus outside Hanly’s Pub Boher at 8am. Ring 386305 for booking.

Chernobyl Children International Mulkear Outreach group. Sincere thanks to all who contributed to our recent church gate collection. €437.85 was raised. Children arrive June 23rd this year

Coffee Morning in aid of Breakthrough Cancer Research Cork and the Irish Cancer Society will be held on Saturday 6th May from 10.30 to 1.00. at Madaboy House, Abington (approx. 400m from Abington Enterprise Centre). Please consider supporting this worthy cause in an effort to fund innovative breakthrough therapies for many types of cancer. Enjoy the best of home baking and a musical surprise. Last year we raised almost €1,800. This year our goal is to top €2,000. For further information:  phone 061-386435.

Boher Community Development Association Team Limerick CleanUp – Over 80 people participated in the Boher Community CleanUp on Good Friday morning.  The Community Centre was a hive of activity from 8.30am. The cleanUp was completed in four hours with bags of litter gathered by our hard working community members and brought to Boher Community Centre for collection by Mr Binman.  It was a wonderful community event and a very successful occasion.  Sincere thank you to everybody involved.

Doon Community Council are holding their annual monster table quiz in all five pubs, in Doon, on Friday the 5th of May, starting at 9.30pm. Table of 4, €20 per table. Prizes and raffle on the night.

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 the GAA Clubhouse in Murroe from 6-8pm on Tuesday 25th April, 10am-2pm on Saturday 29th April or 8-10pm on Wednesday 3rd May. Course information and other news is available on the Murroe Darkness into Light Facebook page. For further information contact Ita Richardson 087-6886536.

Lotto Results 17/4/17 – 7,18,26,30 – No Jackpot Winner. €20 Lucky dips Holly Cusack, Bobby Richardson, Ronald Powell & Leader Fahey. €50 Lucky Dips Pat Power, John Finucane & Declan Kett. Next Week’s Jackpot €9600 in Crokers

Murroe Boher Camogie Club: Well done to Megan Kiely and Hazel Hourigan who were part of the Limerick U16 team who won the C Cup during the week, brilliant stuff girls! Hard luck to our U16 and senior teams who were both beaten in their league games during the week. The U16 team are now in the plate semi-final against Ballyagran/Newtownshandrum which is scheduled to take place during the week. The senior team lost out to Bruff and are now in a B semi-final which is scheduled to take place over the weekend, fixture TBC. Best of luck to all our girls in their games. Best of luck to Caroline Hickey who is taking to the dance floor next Saturday night in Strictly Come Dancing. This promises to be a great night so be sure to buy a ticket or support dancers by voting for them.

Murroe Boher Bord na nOg, held an Easter Camp on Monday 10th April to Wednesday 12th April in Harty Park, Murroe. We had up to 80 boys & girls playing games having fun each day. On Monday, we had a running coach, teaching the kids about agility, balance & coordination, we also had our own Seanie Tobin passing on some useful coaching tips. On Tuesday & Wednesday, we had Peter Casey, Ritchie English & Gearoid Hegarty from Limerick Senior team, giving out some useful tips and advice. They also signed jerseys, hurleys, helmets and gave Easter Eggs to all our happy campers. On Friday 14th & Saturday 15th April, we held our annual Easter bag pack in Dunnes Stores, in Childers Road. This was one of the most successful bag packs, with huge numbers of parents, coaches, family and friends of the Club giving up their time for this worthy cause. The total monies raised was €3,461.00, and the Club are very thankful to all who supported us.

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