Murroe/Boher Newsletter 25th Dec 2016

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Parish Clergy: Fr Loughlin Brennan                           Fr. Tom Ryan

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

Recent deaths: Margaret (Peggy) Fitzgerald (née Giltenane) Tubber, Murroe

Anniversaries:                                    Murroe

Davy Hayes                                                     8.30pm Christmas Eve

Paddy, Mary and Patsy O’Brien                                   9am Christmas Day

Jim and Patricia Hogan            and

Paddy Moore                                                   11.30am Christmas Day

Michael Walsh                                                 11.30am next Sunday


Mary Butler and

Edward and Mary Butler                                  7pm Christmas Eve

Martin Moore and deceased members of

the Moore Family                                            10am Christmas Day

Deceased members of the Barron Family        9.30am Tuesday

May They Rest in Peace

Eucharistic Ministers next weekend: Boher: Pat Madigan 10am.

Murroe: Nora Lonergan 7pm. Josie Meade 9am, Breda Byrnes 11.30am

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

Murroe – Wednesday and Friday 10am

Sincere thanks for your contributions to the Priests collection last weekend. Thanks to those who contributed more than what was asked. Míle buiochas.

Watch found in Murroe Sacristy after Pageant. Contact Willie Carey re same.

Helen Ryan, Murroe Post Office wishes to thank all her loyal customers for their continued support, with good wishes for Christmas and the New Year.

Murroe Boher Parish Book 2016: The 2016 edition of the Parish Newsletter is on sale in the three shops in the village and the two Boher pubs. Price €10

Remembrance Tree: The East Limerick Branch of the Irish Red Cross have placed a remembrance tree in local Churches including Murroe and Boher. On this tree, you can place a remember me ribbon for loved ones that have passed away, the sick and those living abroad this Christmas. Ribbons cost €2 each and can be purchased at local shops and businesses or from members of the local Irish Red Cross. The Ribbons are also available in Boher Sacristy.

Social Dance in Millennium Centre Caherconlish on St Stephen’s Night. Music by Tommy Carroll. Tea served. Admission €10

Blood Donor Clinic at Newport Community Centre on Friday 30th December from 2-5pm.

Lotto Results 18/12/16 – 10,23,26,27 – No Jackpot Winner. €20 Luck dips Dean Ryan, Christina Ryan, Bidie/Kathleen Valley Inn & Liz O’Connor. Next Week’s Jackpot €7900 in Powers

HOPE – name is Anna Madigan and I would like to say a huge thank you to everybody who supported me during my recent fundraising campaigns for HOPE FOUNDATION. The response from everybody that supported me in the community and beyond (especially at my Table Quiz, my sales of Butler’s Chocolate bars, my Second-Hand Clothes Collections and in any other way), has been overwhelming and very encouraging.   From the bottom of my heart, I want to thank you so much for your kindness and generosity. I wish you all a very Happy and Peaceful Christmas. Go raibh míle maith agat. Anna!

Murroe Twinning: The committee of Murroe-Boher Twinning Project would like to thank all who bought tickets for their Christmas Raffle. The Monster Hamper was won by Sarah Keyes of Meentulla; the Christmas cake by Susanne Timmons of Garranbawn; the bottle of whiskey by Evan Kelly of Garranbawn; the box of chocolates by Bridie Harvey of Gilmartin Park. They would also like to thank the proprietors of The Valley Inn, Reale`s Butchers, Gala Superstore, and Crokers for their valuable help and co-operation over the past several weeks.

Boher’s Annual Walk and Fun Run on St. Stephen’s Day, in aid of Milford Hospice, will commence from Boher Community Centre at 1pm.

Boher Community Development Association: Boher 2017 Parish Calendar on sale.  It 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.  It is available from the Bars in Boher and the shops and PO in Murroe.  Cost €5.

Community First Responder, Boher requires new volunteers to cover 24 hours a month. Those interested must be over 18 years and hold a clean driving licence. Training will take place in early 2017 to Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council. If you are interested, contact Ita Richardson, CFR Boher are taking a stand at the Boher Christmas Market from 2-5pm. They will be giving information to the community and recruiting volunteers.

Boher Parish Social will take place on 21 January 2017 at the Millennium Centre, Caherconlish.

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