Murroe/Boher Newsletter 26th Feb 2017

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Parish Clergy: Fr Loughlin Brennan                           Fr. Tom Ryan

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

Anniversaries:                                    Murroe

Kitty and Tom Lynch                                      7pm this Saturday

Johnny Ryan (Luke) Months Mind and

Ned O’Malley and

William and Bridget Maher and

Jimmy Coleman                                               11.30am this Sunday

Jimmy Galligan and

Eileen and Tom Grant and their sons Billy and Martin and

James and Kathleen Doyle                              7pm next Saturday

Simon Reale                                                    9am next Sunday

Joe Murray and

Noreen Dee                                                     11.30am next Sunday

May They Rest in Peace

Eucharistic Ministers next weekend: Boher: Liz Barron 10am.

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

Wednesday is Ash Wednesday. Ashes will be distributed after Morning Mass in Murroe and Boher

The Murroe Marian Club will reopen this Wednesday March 1st at 7.30 pm in the Fitzgerald Room, Muintir na Tíre Hall, Murroe. New members very welcome – just come along on any Wednesday night or contact 061 378138 for information.

Killinure N.S. Table Quiz: Killinure N.S. Parents’ Council presents a Social Night with a Table Quiz for Parents and Friends of Killinure on Friday, March 10, at 9 pm in Crokers Pub, Murroe. Each table will cost €20-00 per table of 4 with a raffle on the night and prizes for the winning team. The Parents’ Council wish to welcome all to this fun night and would greatly appreciate as much support as possible for the school.

Boher Community Development Assoc. FREE COMPUTER TRAINING starting in Boher Community Centre on Tuesday 28th Feb 10 am to 12 o clock. This training aims to give people the confidence, motivation and skills to take their first steps on line. For places, kindly contact Pat Walsh 087 2766659 or Olivia O Brien Ballyhoura Development on 061 381174

Irish Dance Classes: Children’s beginners Irish Dance classes will commence in the Muintir na Tíre Hall, Murroe on March 2, 2017 from 4 to 5 pm. Learn to enjoy Irish dance culture and make new friends in a welcoming environment. For further information, contact Jeanne at 0872261818 or Irene at 0857464471.

Murroe/Boher Lourdes Invalid Fund will hold their Church Gate collection next weekend, 4th & 5th March. Funds raised are used to send a local invalid/sick person to Lourdes. Please give generously.

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

Pieta House Darkness into Light walk will be held in Murroe on Saturday 6th May at 4.30am.  On-line registration will open in March.  For further information, please contact Ita Richardson 087-6886536 or Tony Breen 086-1004862.

Field Project Update: The Field Project is progressing well. We are now close to going for tender for the Astro Turf Pitch. It is planned to build both the Astro pitch and the walking track together. It is hoped that we will have contractors on site at the beginning of May and have this stage of the project completed in August.

Glenstal Abbey Retreat Day: Ageing Well Saturday 4th March. As we all live longer, can we age well? This workshop will reflect on the challenges of ageing. It will consider the need for a ritual of transition and whether there are spiritual practices suited to this stage of life. Retreat day with Fr Simon Sleeman OSB. €85 includes tea/coffees, talks & lunch. To reserve a place please email or call (061) 621000 – option 4

Archdiocese of Cashel & Emly Pilgrimage to Lourdes, under the Leadership of Most Rev Kieran O’Reilly Archbishop of Cashel & Emly. 16-21 June 2017 Cost €699 fully inclusive price. Flights from Shannon Airport and Return. Pilgrimage Director: Rev Jimmy Donnelly, Parochial House, Church St, Doon, Co Limerick Tel: (061 380165). Invalid/ Assisted Section Director: Rev Joe Tynan Parochial House, Kilteely, Co Limerick Tel: (061 384213). Closing date for Assisted Section applications April 3rd 2017. Spiritual Director Youth Section: Rev Pat Coffey Parish House, Golden, Cashel, Co. Tipperary Tel: (062 72146). Youth Leader: Eddie Golden. Pilgrim Booking Forms Available – Contact Joe Walsh Tours (01) 2410810 or (01) 2410812

Lotto Results 19/2/17 -1,2,21,31- No Jackpot Winner. €20 Lucky dips Ray Ryan, Christy English, Tom O’Brien & Margaret O’Connell. Next Week’s Jackpot €8800 in the Valley Inn

Murroe Boher Camogie Club: Well done to Niamh Richardson and the Limerick seniors who got their league off to a winning start last weekend against Meath. Hard luck to Edel Cunningham and Katie Heelan who were part of the Limerick minor team who lost out to a strong Kilkenny side. This weekend the minors are out on Saturday at 2pm in Clonlara against Clare. Megan Kiely and Hazel Hourigan are putting on the green jersey with the county U16 team who take on Cork in the Munster semi-final at 2pm in Mahon on Sunday. Next weekend sees the first round of the club senior league kick off as Murroe/Boher will take on Bruff at home. Best of luck to all our girls and please show your support!

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