Murroe/Boher Newsletter 28th Jan 2018

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Parish Clergy: Fr Loughlin Brennan                           Fr. Tom Ryan

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

Recent Deaths:  Maureen Kenny (Née Martin), Glenstal, Murroe

Peggy Fitzgerald (Née Dunlea), Madaboy, Murroe

Fr Basil Forde OSB, Glenstal

John Finucane, Sandylane, Boher

Anniversaries:                                   Murroe

Willie O’Farrell Months Mind and

Mike Ryan (Sean Moore)                                            7pm this Saturday

Johnny, David and Margaret Ryan                             11.30am this Sunday

Helen Hackett and

Jimmy Power                                                              7pm next Saturday

Willie and Kathy Noonan and

Paddy and Mary Power, their daughter Maura and

Gerard Mullane and

Bridie and Jerry Taaffe                                               11.30am next Sunday


John Leahy and

Margaret and Denis Maher and

Mai Tuohey and Michael and Siobhán Cregan           10am this Sunday

Mary and Ted O’Connell                                            10am next Sunday

                              May They Rest in Peace

Eucharistic Ministers Next Weekend: Boher: Esther Reilly

Murroe: Elizabeth Power-Lynch 7pm. Michael O’Loughlin 9am Breda White 11.30am.

Masses for coming Week: Boher – No Mass, Monday. Murroe – No Mass Tuesday.

Murroe-Boher GAA Club will hold their Annual 45 Drive in Murroe Hall on this Tuesday 23rd January at 8pm. €6 to play. Also Raffle. Support greatly appreciated.

Church Windows Fundraising: Jimmy Buckley will perform in concert in Murroe Church on Sunday 4th March 2018. Tickets cost €20 each and are currently available in Post Office and Local shops in Murroe, and O’Neill’s and Pa McGrath’s in Boher.

 Pilgrimage to Medjuroge: will take place from 20th May returning on 30th May. Flights from Shannon. For particulars please contact Ernine McDermott 061 227944.

 Darkness into Light 2018 in aid of Pieta House will be held 4am Saturday 12th May.  Following the success of last year’s walk, the event will be held in Murroe again this year.  Registration will open in early February.

 Boher Parish Social will take place on Saturday 17 February, in the Millennium Centre, Caherconlish.  This social promises to be a very enjoyable night with music by Johnny Skehan, dancing and an auction of timber and a variety of surprise items held during the night to help raise funds for the upkeep of our Community Centre. Tickets cost €10. Donations of Spot prizes will be gratefully received by Committee members.

Progressive 45 every Friday night at 8pm, Boher Community Centre.

Lotto Results for 21/01/18 -2,3,7,17- No Jackpot Winner. €20 Lucky dips Willie Fitzgerald, Tom Joe Boyle, Brendan Murnane & Fr Tom Ryan. Next week’s Jackpot 4,900 Draw in Powers

 Murroe Playground meeting in Crokers on Monday night at 8:15pm on 29th January. All are welcome to come.  Discussion on maintenance, upkeep and weekly inspections.

LiveLife Holistic Therapies – Would you like a Reflexology or Reiki treatment to relax the body and mind and improve sleep quality.  Other benefits include pain relief; alleviate migraine; eliminate digestion problems; boost circulation and immune system – Contact Olivia on 086-8388866, Newport.

 Cashel and Emly Lourdes fundraising committee are holding a Social Tea Dance in The Millennium Centre Caherconlish on Saturday 3rd February 2018 dancing 9.30 to 12.30 music by Dermot Lyons Admission €10.00. Hot finger food served. Tickets available on the door

Murroe Boher Bord na nOg are hosting a Foundation Coaching Course next Friday 2nd February from 19.00 -22.00 and on Saturday Morning 3rd February from 09.30 – 13.00. This is for anyone interested in getting involved with underage coaching. The Club will absorb the cost of this course, and if you are interested in getting involved, please contact Rory on 086 3176824 to reserve your place. We are also hosting a Child Welfare Course on Wednesday 07th February from 19.00 to 22.00. Again to reserve your place on this course, you can contact Rory or Edel on 087 7942454.

Murroe Boher Camogie Club: Murroe/Boher Camogie Club registration for 2018 is now due. We will be in the GAA clubhouse in Murroe from 7.30pm – 9pm on the 9th February. Membership for the year is €40 for u8 to u18, €50 for students and €60 for adults.

Digital Skills ‘Bring Your Own Device’, Did you receive a new digital device (iPhone, iPad, Tablet, Smart Phone) for Christmas and are unsure how to use it? Would you like to confidently navigate your way around your device? Learn how to search various websites, send and receive emails, download and use various apps e.g. Whatsapp, Viber, RTE Player. How to use social media, upload/download and send photos, as well as learning about online safety and security, all on your device. ‘Bring your own Device’ classes starting in East Limerick Campus, Cappamore on Tuesday 6th Feb. Morning class starts at 10am and evening class starts at 6pm. Classes are small, are free and run for 2 hours over 5 weeks. Please call Ballyhoura Development on 061 381174 for further details/to book your place.

St Mary’s Secondary School, Newport: Congratulations to our girls “Minor” soccer team who beat Colȃiste Mhuire Askeaton in the Munster Semi Final in blustery conditions. The final result was 2-1 with both of our goals coming from Abbey Lenihan. They will now play Colȃiste Fionnchua Mitchelstown in the Munster Final. North Munster’s Cross Country. Our team of athletes competed in horrific conditions, Amy Hayde came first in the girls 2000M, qualifying for the Munster’s on 23rd of Feb. This is the first of their events for 2018. TY Mini Companies. Are in full flight with ventures including, Filtered Water Bottles, personalised Gear bags and Training kits for sale in the school. Camogie. Currently Junior match is on Monday next vs Castletroy in the 1st round of the league. Senior Camogie are through to the Munster semi-final and will play a team from Waterford. Training continues in the school Gym after school. Pope John Paul II awards Over 20 students are entering the programme, volunteering in the local community. Breakfast Club Continues. The breakfast club is growing from strength to strength with an increasing number of students availing of the service. BT Young Scientist Award Winners and fellow TY students held one of our first primary schools Science demo’s for Newport Convent primary school on Thursday last, it is part of an initiative to promote STEM subjects and promote leadership skills and confidence in our students. Hurlers. Under 15’s are playing on Tuesday 30th Jan against Nenagh St Marys. In the Munster schools. The boys are training hard and hopeful of a positive result. They are also due to play Castletroy College in the Limerick colleges competition. First year hurlers are making great strides with a number playing on the under 15 team. Our incoming first years for 2018 are looking very strong and will certainly add to our strength. First years will also be competing in the Limerick colleges Blitz.

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