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                                         Issue 12                                                                                               27th March 2015



Mass Times: Caherconlish: Saturday 6.30 pm.  Sunday 11.00 am.  Caherline :Sunday 10.00 am.

Priests:  Fr. Roy Donovan:  087-2225150.  Fr. Patrick Currivan: 061-351248.



St Patrick’s Players, Cloverfield will present John B Keane’s “SIVE”

in the Millennium Centre

on this Sunday 29th March starting at 8.30pm. Admission is €10. Tickets on sale at the Millennium Centre or at the door on the night.

 All proceeds go directly to the Millennium Centre.



Millennium Centre Fundraiser: The Jackpot in our “JOKER” fundraiser is €560.00. Draw will be on this Friday at 10.00 pm.



Easter Sunday Dance: Social Dancing in the Millennium Centre on Easter Sunday night starting at 9.00 pm. Dancing to the music of Seamus Sheehy & Pakie. Admission €8.00. More details to follow.


Kids’ Disco: Kids’ Disco will be held in the Millennium Centre on Friday 10th April. Disco for children aged between 5 and 8 years from 5.30 – 7.00 pm. Admission € 2.00. Disco for children aged between 9 and 12 years from 7.30 – 9.00 pm. Admission €4.00.


LEGAL ADVICE CLINIC: Dorothy Tynan & Co. Solicitors will be providing a free legal advice service in the Millennium Centre on Wednesday 1st April, from 4.00 to 6.30 pm. The service is on a walk-in basis. No appointment necessary.


Caherline GAA Hurling Club. No Jackpot winner last week so this week's jackpot €4200. and draw will take place on Friday 27th March in Flannery's Bar, Caherconlish. Tickets cost just €1 and are on sale in the local pubs, post office and all committee and from club Officials. Club thanks all who support the lotto every week.
Intermediates started their competitive hurling campaign last Saturday afternoon when they played Claughan in the all county hurling league at home and got a good win on a fulltime score of 0-14 to 0-8. Well done to all the lads. Next up is away to Feohanagh on Saturday 4th April.
U14s Feile na Gael B Caherline V St Patrick's Sunday 28th March at 5pm venue St Patrick's . All support appreciated.
Our Annual Table Quiz will take place on Friday 3rd April at 9pm in Millennium centre. Table of 4 cost is €20 and also on the night there will be a raffle and the club lotto draw. All are welcome and all support appreciated on the night.


Caherconlish GAA Football Club: Training started back in the GAA field last Tuesday evenings 6 to 7 and will continue

every Tuesday evening at this time for U8, U10 and U12. All are welcome. Please remember to bring gum shields.

On training evenings we will be handing out Registration forms Membership for the year will be €10 per child €20  2 or more children. Adult membership will be€ 20 per Adult.

U15 play their first match of the season on Monday next the 30th of March v Ballybricken.

A text will be sent out with time and venue.

Fundraising; Old Clothes Collection; Saturday 9th May: We will be continuing with our old clothes collection this year so put those throwaways to one side (Clothes, Shoes, and Handbags etc), or we can take them from you at any time. We can arrange to collect them also. All funds raised goes back in to the youths in the club so all support is greatly appreciated.



Beginners Computer Classes; starting in late April-for further details or to book your place contact The Millennium Centre on either 061 351141, 085 8684136 or e-mail tommyoconnell40@gmail.



Farmers’ Computer Course: Learn the basics to help record vital information for your records. Contact 061 351441 for information.



Child Minder: Kind Reliable Lady available to mind children in minder’s home, day time or weekends. Dromkeen/Boher area.  Contact 087 6937390.





Palm /Passion Sunday (29th March) – palms blessed at all masses.


Great Easter Triduum (Three)-2nd, 3rd, 4th April- All three Ceremonies form one Event. Holy Thursday (2nd April) -Feast of the Last Supper 7.30pm in Caherconlish with Adult Choir & 7.30pm in Caherline.


Good Friday (3rd April) – The Lord’s Passion 3pm in Caherconlish with Organ Music & 3pm in Caherline.


Stations of the Cross 7.30pm in Caherline & Caherconlish. Collection for the Holy Places taken up at all of today’s ceremonies.


 Holy Saturday/Great Easter Vigil (4th April) 8pm in Caherconlish with Adult Choirs (no 6.30pm Mass).  This is the greatest and most important night of the Church’s year.


 “The Light is still on for you” Sacrament of Forgiveness/Confessions after ceremonies on Holy Thursday& Good Friday; Holy Saturday 12pm in Caherconlish & 1pm in Caherline. 7pm in Caherconlish & Caherline.


Easter Sunday/Feast of the Resurrection (5th April); 10am Caherline & 11am Caherconlish. May the peace and joy of Our Risen Lord be with you now and always.


 Both Churches are open daily for people to drop in and say a prayer or light a candle. Eucharistic Adoration Caherconlish 10am - 3pm on FridaysCaherline 10.30 - 11.30am Tuesdays.  “The Lord comes to my help”. Is.50:7



“INTO GREAT SILENCE” - This Monday 30th March   9pm – 12 midnight. FILM-with an interval of 15 minutes.  Join the MONKS of GRAND CHATREUSE for a three hour retreat in Caherconlish Millennium Centre, to kick-start a great Holy Week.  (A RARE CELLUIOID EXPERIENCE THAT TRULY TRANSPORTS US INTO ANOTHER WORLD)   ***** Time Out.



You are asked to return the Special 1 Pink Envelope on April 5th (Easter Sunday).  This collection is for the Diocesan Needs which goes towards the running of the Diocese i.e. includes the work of Accord. Our parish contributed E7088 to Diocesan Needs in 2014.


TROCAIRE - This year’s Lenten campaign is working with poor communities in Ethiopa to help them gain access to clean water for domestic consumption and agricultural use. Find out more at


Suggestion Box Synod Questions - Please return your responses to the Synod Qs before Tuesday 31st March.   


Milford Care Centre wishes to thank Parishioners for our donation of € 503 from The Giving Trees.

Friends of Calcutta clothes collection on Wednesday 1st April from 10 am -10-30am Caherconlish and 10.30-11am  Caherline.


GIY Group: Trip to Rathurles Garden including tea/scones and guided tour through Eco village in Cloughjordan on Saturday 25th April. Cost is €12. Meeting at the Millennium Centre at 11.00am. Contact Claudia on 087 6243220. All are welcome.


Women's Community Acupuncture Health and Wellness Group (Dietary, Nutritional and Lifestyle advise) at the Millennium Centre - Wednesdays 12noon,  contact Rebecca on 0851323444 to book in.


Step Aerobics: Classes starting on Monday 20th April at 7.00pm in the Millennium Centre. Classes €6, contact 089 2351305 or for further information.



Craft and Social Group: Craft and sewing group meet on Monday mornings in the Millennium Centre from 10.00 am – 12.30 pm.



Ger Stack Irish Dancing: Scoil Rince Staic School of Irish Dancing on Mondays. Beginners: 5.15 pm to 6.15pm.                                  Advanced:  6.15pm to 8.15 pm. Contact 087 -6408338 for further information.


Yoga Classes - Gentle yoga and relaxation. Suitable for beginners or those looking for gentle exercise. Monday 7.00 - 8:15 pm. 4 weeks €40. Contact Martina 087 2723242


Badminton for Juniors: Badminton for 10 – 14 year olds on Mondays from 8.00 – 9.00 pm.       


Panthers Tae Kwon Do:  classes on Tuesday from 6.00 – 6.45pm. Tae Kwon Do: Classes on Tues and Fri from 7.00 – 9.00 pm.


Unislim Class: On Tuesdays from 6.00 to 7.00 pm. All new and existing members welcome. Find us on


Wednesday Club:  Activities on Wednesday next will start at 1.00pm. Aileen Russell will attend to speak to us. Please note time.


Caherconlish Soccer Club: Underage soccer training (u7s) Wednesday nights 7.00 to 8.00 pm in the Millennium Centre. That’s anyone born 2008, ’09 or ‘10. U9s (2006 and 2007) will train in the soccer field on Saturdays  2.00 to 3.00  pm. Training €2.


Parent & Toddler Group: No activities on next 2 Thursdays. For  information contact 086 8888105 or 061 383884.



Bookings/Enquiries: Contact Millennium Centre on either 061 351141, 085 8684136 or e-mail tommyoconnell40@gmail.


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