Murroe/Boher Newsletter 2nd April 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

William and Elizabeth Fitzpatrick                                11.30am this Sunday

Crissie O’Gorman Months Mind          and

Pakie Rainsford                                                                       7pm next Saturday

Mary Bourke and Deceased

members of the Bourke Family                                               9am next Sunday

James Corbett and

Niall O’Riordan                                                                       11.30am next Sunday


Peggy Keays                                                                10am this Sunday

Mike Tierney Months Mind and

Lily Fenton                                                                  10am next Sunday

May They Rest in Peace

Eucharistic Ministers Next Weekend: Boher Elizabeth O’Connor 10am.

Murroe: Evelyn Lorigan 7pm. Michael O’Loughlin 9am. Bridget McLoughlin 11.30am

Murroe Community Council is holding a Strictly Come Dancing extravaganza in the South Court Hotel, Raheen on Saturday April 29th. This event is in aid of the new Park development and promises to be an occasion not to be missed. We have, among others, lined up one or two well-known personalities! The development is due to start in March and funds are badly needed. Tickets are on sale now in all the Local Shops & Post office & Denis Holmes Showrooms or Ciara Walsh (087) 6280019.

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.

Pilgrimage to Medjugorje September 6th – 13th. Departing from Shannon. Fare €709. 7 nights half board accommodation near St. James’ Church. Accompanied by spiritual directors. Contact John O’Brien group leader 061 380614. €50 deposit secures seat.

Murroe Tidy Towns will hold their Church Gate Collection on weekend of 8th & 9th April. Your support would be very much appreciated. Also, it’s that time again for us to begin our work for the year ahead. We meet on Thursday evenings at 6.30pm at the monument. Please come along if you would like to join us. New members always welcome.

Social Dance in Millennium Centre Caherconlish, on Saturday 8th April. Music by Jimmy Hogan. Tea Served. Admission €10. Great night guaranteed.

Personalised Embroidery – Christening Shawls, Bibs, Baby Blankets. Based in Murroe. Tel 086 8384273.

Newport Drama Group presents, Brian Friel’s “Dancing At Lughnasa” on April 7th, 8th, 9th, 15th, and 16th at 8pm in Newport Community Centre.

Killinure N.S. are gathering school related pictures for the 50th anniversary book. Anything they borrow will be returned. You can scan pictures and email them to or drop them to Ber at the school.

Family History: A family history of the Quigley (Rootagh), Ryan (Rodgers), Mackey (Glenoe and Rear-cross), and Collins (Newport) families will be launched at the Community Centre, Rearcross on Sunday 9th April at 3pm. All interested are welcome to attend.

Qualified Make Up Artist available for Confirmation’s, Communion’s, Wedding’s or any occasion. Phone Sinéad 085 8263166

Sweet Cati – Cakes for any Occasion: I create and bake cakes and cookies for any occasion: Baby Showers, Christening, Communion, Confirmation, Wedding, Birthday, etc. I use only the finest and freshest of ingredients. My home is approved by the HSE and I am fully insured. Contact: 083 8199784. Facebook: Deco and Cake by Sweet Cati

Darkness into Light for Pieta House registration is now open on website  Choose venue ‘Murroe’ for our walk on 6th May at 4.15am.  We will have t-shirt distribution in the weeks leading up to the walk starting this coming Tuesday evening 4th April 9-10pm in Crokers.  Please check newsletters / Murroe Darkenss into Light Facebook for further collection dates and time.  For those who do not have access to on-line facilities, we will also hold registration in Crokers on Tuesday evening.  Further information from Ita Richardson 087-6886536 / Tony Breen 086-1004862.

Lotto Results 26/3/17 – 7,8,18,30 – No Jackpot Winner. €20 Lucky dips Daniel Ryan, Sean Whyte, Caitriona Laffan & Nora Culhane. Next Week’s Jackpot €9300 in the Valley Inn

Murroe-Boher Community Games: Congratulations to Katie Bartley coming 4th place in the Art U10 Girls and Clara Noonan coming 3rd in the U12 Girls Art in the County Art Competitions.  Well done.

Murroe Boher Camogie Club: This weekend sees our clubs competitive season kick off. On Friday evening our U16 team took to the field against Newcastle West in their opening round of the league. On Sunday at 11.30am our senior team play Ahane in the first game of their league campaign in Ahane. The Limerick senior team with Niamh Richardson played Galway in a top of the table clash on Saturday afternoon in Ballinasloe, both teams have qualified for semi-finals. Hard luck to the Limerick minor team with Edel Cunningham and Katie Heelan who were beaten in their last group game in the All Ireland series. The team failed to qualify for the knock out stages but will look forward to Munster championship in July. Well done to our girls who did the club proud. Next Friday our U16 team will line out again, this time away to Bruff. Keep an eye on our Facebook page for fixtures and results.

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