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                                                                                                   Issue 3                                                                                                                                                23rd January 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.



Millennium Centre Fundraiser: The Jackpot in our “JOKER” fundraiser is €380.00. The draw will be on this Friday at 10.00 pm.


C.Factor; Under 16 Community Games Talent show: Can you sing? Act? Dance? Can you play an instrument?

Enter the C Factor! This Saturday 24th January 6.00 pm in the Millennium Centre. To register or to get more details please contact Julie Ward 085 7378663 or Margaret Murphy 086 8122149.

We have very talented youth in our community. A great night’s entertainment, all welcome.



ELVIS PRESLEY SPECTACULAR in the Millennium Centre on VALENTINES NIGHT with Tim Ryan performing. Starting at 9.00 pm Admission is €10. Finger food will be served. Lots of spot prizes will be given out and spot prize on the door ticket.



The Caherline/Caherconlish Community Games Committee  The Tom Walsh 10k race and 5 mile walk is on 8th Feb 2015 at

 2.00 pm in Caherconlish, starting at Boskill Cross with post race refreshments in the Millennium Centre.

The 10K route nor the 5 mile walk has changed from last year on the roads of Caherconlish & Caherline.  All participants of all abilities are welcome, which will prove to be another excellent event and we are delighted to announce that the proceeds from the race, once again, will be donated to a local charity. Online entries are open at with a free technical t-shirt to the first 100 online entries. 10k & walk entries will also be taken on the day of the event from 12 noon to 1.45 pm at the Millennium Centre. We will be posting further information about the race on our facebook page, alternatively contact Tom Kennedy on 087 6261740

or John Robinson on 087 2245188.



Ciorcal Comhra: The Irish conversation group will meet at 10.30am on Wednesday next. 



Beginners' Irish classes: There has been good interest so classes will start on Tuesday February 3rd at 8.00 pm in the Millennium Centre and run for 6 weeks. Classes will finish at 9.00 pm and enrolment will be kept open until the first night.



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

2.00 to 3.00  pm. Training €2 per session.



Caherline GAA Hurling Club:  No Jackpot winner last week so this week's jackpot €3750 and draw will take place on Friday 23rd January in Lynch's Bar, Caherconlish. Tickets cost just €1 and are on sale in the local pubs, post office and from all committee and club Officials. Club thanks all who support the lotto every week.
Underage hurling training returned to the Millennium Centre last week with over fifty boys and girls taking part with the U8, U10 &U12s.The schedule for training is as follows as this will continue in the Millennium Centre until we return to the GAA field at the end of March. Any changes to training a text will be sent to you from your coach.
U10s Monday 6.00 to 7.00 pm; U12s Thursday 7.00 to 8.00pm; U8s Friday 6.00 to 7.00 pm. Note for U6s they will return to training in the Millennium centre on Thursday 5th March at 6.00 pm. €2 per session  while training takes place in the Millennium Centre. All Juvenile players must fill out a registration form and membership for the year is €10.
2015 the following is in place: Adult €25, 18 to 21yr old €15 and Juvenile €10. Membership can now be paid to the club Treasurer.
Limerick GAA Coaching & Games will be conducting a Wall Ball session at the Millennium Centre on Monday 26th Jan from 7.00 – 8.30 pm. The workshops will demonstrate practical activities on how coaches can best utilise the wall for developing individual practices. The workshops will explore a variety of exercises that can be used with teams/individuals. Demonstrate good body movement and stance develop anticipation skills. The workshop is open to all coaches in the club and this will be a worthwhile session to attend.
The club has kids' jerseys on sale that would fit 6 to 7 year olds. These are at a reduced price of €15 and if anyone is interested in purchasing a jersey the contact is Brendan Heelan on 087 6456806 or leave us a message on the club's Facebook page.

Parish Notes


Both Churches are open every day for people to drop in and say a prayer or light a candle.


Eucharistic Adoration  Caherconlish 10.00 am – 3.00 pm on Fridays; Caherline 10.30 - 11.30 am on Tuesdays.

“Lord, make me know your ways”. (Ps. 24:4).

 Caherconlish/Caherline Parish Website.    Available at

Padre Pio in Caherconlish Church: Friday 30th January from 12 noon to 4.00 pm.  The life of St. Padre Pio and first class relics will be on view. This event is for everyone especially those who are sick and suffering. Any funds raised will go towards Padre Pio Garden and Prayer Room in Limerick.

All 45 Parishes in the Archdiocese are asked to prepare for the new Archbishop’s Installation on Sunday Feb 8th 3.00 pm in Thurles.  You are invited to a Prayer Service on Friday 6th February 7.00 – 8.00 pm in Caherconlish Church.                                       Sunday Feb 8th 3.00 pm in Thurles.  Prior to the actual Installation Ceremony (at 2.40 p.m.) a Liturgy of Water is planned in which each parish is invited to pour water from a Holy Well in its locality into a font for the later Blessing of Water.                                     Tickets for representatives from each parish to the Installation Ceremony will be issued. Those who are interested are asked to put their names and contact numbers into the Suggestion Boxes (end of Churches). Names will be selected from the boxes on Sunday 1st Feb.

 A Healing Mass for the Sick will take place on Saturday 21st February at 6.30 pm.

 Are you at risk of Heart Attack or Stroke?   Pulsewave Ireland are offering Bpro medically approved non-invasive heart & artery screenings in The Strand Hotel, Ennis Road on Wed 28th January, The South Court Hotel, Raheen on Thur 29th January & The Kilmurry Lodge Hotel, Castletroy on Fri 30th Jan from 11.00 am to 8.00 pm.  Approved by cardiologists in 36 countries, FDA & CE MDD approved. Call Jim on 087-7151623 for appointments or log onto . Screening for €30 per adult and €50 per couple, are carried out by a qualified technician who will go through your results and provide you with a printout which you may discuss with your GP.  Mention your parish newsletter on day of screening and a donation will be made to parish funds.


 Men on the Move:  Why not kick-start the New Year with a new fitness programme!! Men on the Move is a 6 week physical activity programme for Men aged 30+ taking place in the Millennium Theatre Mondays from 7-8pm commencing January 26th. You do not need to be fit to take part!!  Sessions are Tutor led and structured so men of all levels and abilities can participate and progress at their own pace. €15 in total for the 6 weeks (€2/3 per session). For more information or to register contact Mairead on 087-2204380 or e-mail


Caherconlish National School: We are now taking enrolment applications for the school year beginning in September. Please contact the school for details.


Yoga Classes - Gentle yoga and relaxation. Suitable  for beginners or those looking for gentle exercise. Monday 26th January from

 8.00 -9:15 pm. 4 weeks €40. Contact Millennium Centre for bookings  061 351141


Pregnancy Yoga - wonderful for gentle stretching and relaxation when pregnant. Classes  for those 14 weeks and over.

 Monday  26th January from 6:30 - 7:45 pm. 4 weeks €40. Contact Millennium Centre for bookings   061 351141



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



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

Millennium Centre Dancing Club: Classes on Tuesdays from 8.00 pm onwards.



Panther Tae Kwon Do: Ages 3 – 7 years classes on Tuesdays from 6.00 – 6.45 pm.



Tae Kwon Do: Classes on Tues and Fri from 7.00 – 9.00 pm. Contact Will on 085 7079502.



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 2.00 pm.  New members always welcome.

 Come along and enjoy some pleasant company.



Parent & Toddler Group:  Every Thursday from 10.00 am to 12.00 noon. For  information contact 086 8888105 or 061 383884.



HIP HOP DANCING:  Every Wednesday 7.00 – 8.00 pm in the Millennium Centre.  €6 Per Class/ €40 for 8 weeks.

 Phone: 061-351141/ 0879915886.



Bookings/Enquiries: Contact Millennium Centre on either 061 351141, 085 2885181 or e-mail tommyoconnell40@gmail.


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