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                                                                     Issue 15                                                                            17th April 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 €620. Draw will be on this Friday at       10.00 pm. Half the deck has now been turned so the odds of picking the “JOKER” have shortened greatly.

Chiropodist: The next clinic will be on Wednesday 22nd April and is fully booked.

Apologies to anybody who was inconvenienced by the confusion in last week’s newsletter.

Caherconlish Library: As the library is temporally closed a mobile library will visit the village weekly on Mondays, starting on Monday 13th April. The mobile unit will be parked in the church car park from 2.00 – 4.00pm.

Caherconlish Caherline Community Ltd: Our AGM will be held on Tuesday 5th May at 8.00pm in the Millennium Centre. All interested in the management and affairs of the Millennium Centre are invited to attend.

 Caherconlish GAA Football Club: Training continued in the GAA field last week; please refer to communication from your coaches for times for next week. All are welcome! Please remember to bring gum shields.

On training evenings please return any outstanding Registration forms. Membership for the year will be €10 per child, €20 2 or more children. Adult membership will be €20 per Adult.

U10 Footballers played a blitz in Hospital Secondary School last Friday evening.  They played three hotly contested games on the night against Pallas, Knockainey and Galbally and each member of the team acquitted themselves very well. The team on the night was: Andy Bucar, Tiernan Donovan, Alan Whelan, Logan Sheehy, Niall Connaughton, Sean McGrath, Tadgh Spenser, Zack Vaughan, Jamie Boland and Hugh Murnane.

Fundraising; Old Clothes Collection; Saturday 9th May so put those throwaways to one side or we can take them from you. 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. 

Caherline GAA Hurling Club: No Jackpot winner last week so this week's jackpot €4350 and draw will take place on n Friday 17th April in the Tower Bar, Ballybrood. 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.

Intermediates will play away to Kildimo/Pallaskenry on Saturday 18th April at 6:45pm in the all - county hurling league.

MINORS: Minors started their championship campaign last Friday evening under the name of St Lawrence's when they travelled in to play Old Christians & Claughan in Rathbane.
They came up against a much stronger and physical team. Credit to all who togged out, they never gave up and battled to the very end. Caherline players who represented St Lawrence's were as follows: Matthew O'Dea, Daniel Murnane, Jack Heelan, Evan Wright, Jack Merrick, David Moloney and Kevin Rainsford.

U16s start their championship on Monday 20th April away to Knockainey. They are in Division 3 15 aside.

The first Club Limerick Draw 2015 took place last Saturday morning on Limerick's live 95FM sport programme and the club had a winner. Congratulations to Sean Bourke who won €500. Next Draw will take place Saturday May 9th.

Kellogg's cul camp will take place this year from the 6th to the 10th of July. Registrar on line at


Caherconlish Soccer Club: Underage soccer training for 7, 8, 9 and 10 year olds will take place in the soccer pitch on Thursdays from 7.00 – 8.00pm each week.

Irish Cancer Society Church Gate Collection: The recent raised €505.00. Sincere thanks for your continued support.


Irish Heart Foundation: Church Gate collection on weekend of Sat/Sun, 2nd/3rd May.

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.

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

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

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


Eucharistic Adoration: Caherconlish 10.00am – 3.00pm on Fridays; Caherline 10.30 - 11.30am Tuesdays. Christ is Risen! Christ is alive and journeys with us! Alleluia, Alleluia.

The Great Feast of EASTER continues until Pentecost Sunday.

You are asked to return the Special 1 Pink Envelope.  This is for the Diocesan Needs which goes towards the running of the Diocese i.e. includes the work of Accord. Our parish contributed €7088 to Diocesan Needs in 2014.

 Tax Rebate: The parish is now registered as a charitable body with the Revenue Commissioners and may be able to claim a tax rebate on parishioner’s donations of €250 or more. Parishioners who donated €250 or more by the envelope or standing order system will now have received a form from the finance committee and you are asked to return same at your convenience. An information sheet accompanies this form.

 Mass for those preparing for First Communion on this Saturday 18th April, 6.30pm in Caherconlish.  All welcome. First Communion day is only a few weeks away.

 Archdiocese of Cashel & Emly invites applications for post of Financial Project Manager. 

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Trocaire Boxes. Contributions & return of Trocaire boxes still welcome.


150th Anniversary Mercy Convent, Doon. Sisters invite past pupils & friends to visit Convent 2.00 to 6.00pm on this Sat 18th April. Mass of Thanksgiving in St. Patrick's Church, Doon 6.30 pm. All are welcome

 Hospital Family Resource Centre are hosting a men’s health even on Thursday 23rd April from 3.00 to 5.00pm in Hospital Family Resource Centre.

The event will be followed by some light refreshments at 5.00pm.


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


Caherline School Re-union: Caherline school reunion dinner/dance is been hosted by Marian Kennedy (O’Donnell) on Sunday 27th Dec. in the Millennium Centre. Email; or telephone 087 2278335.


Women's Community Acupuncture Health and Wellness Group (Dietary, Nutritional and Lifestyle advice) 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 €8, Contact 089 2351305 or for further information.


Craft and Social Group: Craft/sewing group meet on Mondays 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 7.00pm. All new and existing members welcome. Find us on

Wednesday ClubActivities on Wednesday next will start at 2.00 pm.  New members always welcome.

 Parent & Toddler Group: Activities on Thursdays from 10.00am – 12.00 noon. For  information contact 086 8888105 or 061 383884.


Hip Hop Dancing: Every Thursday from 6.30 – 7.30pm. Please note change of time. Phone 087 9915886 for info.

Bookings/Enquiries: Contact Millennium Centre on either 061 351141, Sean on 085 8684136 or e-mail

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