Murroe/Boher Newsletter 27 Nov 2016

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Parish Clergy: Fr Loughlin Brennan                           Fr. Tom Ryan

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

Anniversaries:                                    Murroe

Biddy Davis and

Thomas and Mary Cummins                                           7pm this Saturday

Margaret Carey                                                                   7pm next Saturday

Jackie and Breda Keays and

Jimmy and Maureen Kirby                                               11.30am Next Sunday


Michael Nolan and

Paddy and Bridget Skehan                                                                10am this Sunday

Michael and Margaret Collopy and

Deceased members of the Mullane Family                    10am next Sunday

May They Rest in Peace

Eucharistic Ministers next weekend: Boher: Kathleen Walters 10am.

Murroe: Evelyn Lorigan 7pm. Josie Meade 9am, Breda White 11.30am

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

Murroe – Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 10am

Rosary in cemeteries at 3pm each Sunday during the Month of November.

Many thanks for your contributions to the Senior Citizens Collection last weekend. A total of €740 was raised

Meeting of all helpers for Car Parking for Tommy Fleming will be held in the Sacristy Murroe on Tuesday 6th December at 7.30pm.

Tommy Fleming Concert in Murroe Church Tickets €30 on sale in Sacristy, Local Shops and Post Office and Pubs in Boher. Donations of Spot Prizes will be very much appreciated. These can be given to Catriona Laffan 087 4112604.

Murroe-Boher Senior Citizens Christmas Party in Muintir na Tíre Hall, Murroe on Sunday 4th December. Mass at 1pm with Christmas Dinner at 2pm. Tickets, €15, now on sale in both Sacristy’s.

Murroe National School Parents Council wish to sincerely thank all who contributed to their recent Church gate collection in aid of Scoil Mhuire. Murroe. Total raised was €460.

 Murroe Deanery, which comprises the Parishes of Murroe/Boher, Ballina, Cappamore, Ballybricken, Caherconlish, Kilcommon/Rearcross/Hollyford, Newport/Birdhill/Toor – will hold a series of 3 talks in St Mary’s Secondary School, Newport on the recent pastoral Letter “Come to the Table”. The talks will take place on Tuesday’s – 19th Nov, 6th and 13th Dec at 7.30pm – finishing at 8.45. All are welcome to attend.

Sliabh Feilim Singers annual Christmas Concert will be held in Abington Church, Murroe, Co Limerick at 5pm on 27th November, 2016.  The choir will be joined by special guests – traditional musicians, the Fitzgerald and Connolly families and singers Tara Campbell and Ellie Diggins.  This year, our concert is being held in aid of the work being done by Gina Heraty, a former student at the University of Limerick, who works with Special Needs children in Haiti.  Gina’s school has been badly damaged by the recent hurricane, so your support is greatly appreciated

Social Dance in Millennium Centre Caherconlish, on Saturday 3rd December. Music by Donie Walsh. Tea Served. Admission €10. Great night guaranteed.

 Murroe-Boher Community Games: Come along to a Community Games Meeting on Wednesday, the 30th November at 9:00pm in Crokers Bar, Murroe. We need to recruit some new members urgently to fill the remaining roles on our committee. Thank you.

Lotto Results 20/11/16 – 5,8,10,16 – No Jackpot Winner. €20 Luck dips John Egan, Jackie Crowe, Garrett’s Butchers and Conor Moore. Next Week’s Jackpot €7500 in Pa McGraths

Murroe-Boher Historical Society is pleased to announce that it will host a talk by Mr. Joe Coleman entitled “Limerick’s Railway Connections” on Thursday, December 8, in the Muintir na Tíre Hall, Murroe, at 8.30 p.m. sharp. Copies of Joe’s book, “Falling Gradient: Limerick’s Railway Connections – The People and the Times” will be on sale for €25 after the talk. Admission €5 to non-members (includes refreshments). All welcome.

Murroe/Boher GAA Race Night: Murroe/Boher GAA Race Night will take place in Pa McGrath’s on Saturday, December 10th 2016. First race off @ 8:30 p.m. Enter your horse now by contacting any player or club officer! Finger food, raffle and auction race on the night. All welcome.

Boher Community Development Association had a very successful launched its 2017 Parish Calendar last Sunday night, at O’Neill’s Bar.  The calendar 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.  Boher Christmas Market, Sunday 11 December, at 2pm.  Calling all craftspeople, artists, bakers, (young and not so young), and culinary experts.  Book a stall at Boher Community Centre by contacting Paudie Laffan 086 0785836 and show off/sell some of your creative delights.  There will be a small charge of €5 per stall.  Santa and Mrs Claus will also visit the Community Centre.

Murroe Boher Camogie: Our minor team played the county final on Saturday against Croagh/Kilfinny/Adare. This team were our last team in competition. Result next week. We would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who was involved with Murroe/Boher Camogie Club over the past year, players, managements, committee, parents, friends and supporters. We look forward to continued support next year as all our girls strive towards improvement and silverware.

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