Newsletter 5th June 09

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    Caherconlish       Sat 7.30 p.m. - Sun 9 a.m. & 11 a.m.

    Caherline             Sun 10 a.m.

    Fr. Currivan          061-351248

    Fr. O’Gorman      086-2402482


    Take a Minute  - Please make a special effort to visit the Church.  There is Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament after 9.30am Mass on Fridays and concludes with Rosary at 12.45pm.  Don’t be a stranger come and meet new friends.


    Novena – In honour of St. Anthony at St. John’s Cathedral, Cathedral Place, Limerick. On June 5th – 13th (inclusive).  Mass each day at 10.00am and 5.45pm (Saturday 10.00am & 6.30pm) &  (Sunday 10.30am & 7pm).   With Novena Prayers, Homily and Blessing with Relic.  Mass Offered for all who are making the Novena and all who put in their Petitions.


    Bereavement Support – A meeting of the Bereavement Support Group takes place on Monday evening at 7.30pm in the Millennium Centre.  All are welcome


    Chiropodist – The next scheduled appointment time for the chiropodist is 17th June at 9.00am. 


    Country MarketThe next market is on the 28th June.


    Thank You – Joe Ferns musician from Hospital would like to thank everyone who contributed so generously to the recent fundraiser for Milford Hospice in Bulgaden Castle Lounge.


    Traditional Music Session – There has been a request to have traditional music sessions in the bar on a weekly basis.  Anyone interested in taking part please contact Tommy at 061 351141.


    Fátima Pilgrimage - There will be a pilgrimage to Fátima on August 27th 2009. Departs Shannon, price €814.  Spiritual Director Peter Byrne CSsr Redemtorist Monastery, Limerick.   For more details contact Teresa Leahy tel:061351416, mobile: 0876481956. Please apply as soon as possible.


    Medugorje Pilgrimage  There will be a pilgrimage to Medugorje on Sept 12th to 19th from Shannon.  Half board, accommodation 7 nights €699 inclusive. For Information contact John O’Brien 061 380614.  €30 discount on deposit received before June 1st.    


    Game of Cards  - A game of “45” will take place on Friday nights at 9pm in the Millennium Centre.


    Tennis Club - Membership fees for the coming year are now due. We invite existing members to renew their membership and new members to join us.  This year’s membership fees are; Family:  €75.00.  Adults:  €50.00.  Children/Students:  €25.00.  Senior Citizens: €25.00.  For further details contact Tommy on 061-351141.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Caherconlish Youth Club - If you or your children are interested in forming a youth club, please contact Breda McCarthy of Tipperary Youth Services 087 2860992, or Grainne Fahy of Ballyhoura Development Ltd 061 351217.  


    Caherconlish Enterprise Clinic - Need advice on setting up a business? Looking for training or grants? Need assistance with marketing, research or other areas of your business.  Free consultation with enterprise advisors from Ballyhoura Development every Monday morning.  Strictly by appointment only.  Call Thomas: 063 91749


     Millennium Centre Activities - For bookings contact Tommy at 061-351141


    Dance Classes

    Monday Night – 6.00-8.30pm Irish dancing.

    Tuesday Night - Dance classes for adults from 8pm to midnight.  All are welcome.  Refreshments will be served.

    Tuesday evening - Hip Hop Dance classes 4-9 year olds from 5-6pm 10-17 years 6-7pm. Price €6 for more information contact Ciara 0862514849. Adult Hip Hop from 8.00-9pm.

    Thursday – 6.00-8.30pm Ger Stack Irish Dancing.


    Reebock Step Fitness Classes. – Classes continue on Monday nights from 6.30pm onwards separate one hour sessions and on Wednesday nights from 7.30pm-8.30pm. “Circuit Training” on Wednesday nights from 9.00pm – 10.00pm. Contact Jane on 0868872839 for more details


    Summer Solstice Festival 2009 Summer Fest runs from the Summer Solstice, 19th-21st June. Friday 19th June Eleanor McEvoy Honey Fitz Theatre, Lough Gur at 8.30pm.  Pre-booking essential – tickets €20. Saturday 20th Willie Carroll Memorial Skittles Tournament – Reardons, Holycross @ 2pm Team of four  €20 (Proceeds from this event will go to the Cliona Ring Foundation). Sunday 21st Vintage/Classic Car run. Family Fun Day by the lakeshore - €5 per adult, children free day includes Animal Magic, acrobatic show and children’s workshop, bouncy castles, face painters, sumo wrestlers, bucking bronco, Tony Baloney (clown) and Craft Market. For more information contact: 087 2852022


    Kids Martial Arts - Caherconlish Panthers for 3-7 year olds. Every Tuesday starting from 6 – 6.45pm. Fee €25 for the month.  The panthers club is specifically for young children who are not of age for the junior Tae-Kwon-Do class.  For more information contact Aisling on 0879932749


    Wednesday Club   The Wednesday Club meets every Wednesday in the Millennium centre. All are welcome new members are welcome all the time.  This club is for all those in our community who are young at heart. 


    Sports Hall- A few nighttime slots are available in the sports hall.  Any groups wishing to avail of a slot please contact Tommy at 061 351141 for more details.

    Caherline National School
    - Could parents wishing to enrol their child for September 2009 please contact the school on 061-351657, if they have not already done so. 


    Lost & Found - Female “Labrador-Cross” dog strayed into house in Caherline on Sunday 31st May.  If you own this dog please contact 085 1418028.


    Mobile Phones Appeal - Appeal for old mobile phones from Caherconlish NS.  Meningitis Research Foundation will donate a laptop to our school for every 100 old mobile phones we collect.  If you have any unwanted ones please drop them into the school or Millennium centre.  We will be grateful for your donation.


    Caherconlish Montessori School  Has one place available for 2009.  Please contact Nuala 061 351786


    Ballyhoura Rural Social Scheme -Is requesting applications from community groups/projects for RSS worker support for the period from 27th July to 31st March 2010.  We’d particularly like to receive applications for short term projects, the idea being that we would have a mobile team and a big pipeline of small community projects.

    Eligible Categories of Project

    •       Maintaining enhancing way-marked ways, agreed walks and bog roads;
    •       Village and countryside enhancement projects; Social care and care of the elderly;
    •       Environmental and care-taking of community and sporting facilities
    •       Projects relating to not for profit cultural and heritage centres;
    •       Community Administration/Clerical duties, etc.

     For more information regarding application a form and eligibility criteria etc please contact your Development officer, Olivia O’Brien on 061351217.  Closing date for receipt of completed applications is Friday 12th June.


    Millennium Centre, Caherconlish Job Vacancy 
    A vacancy exists for a supervisor/general helper under the Community Service Programme (CSP).
      To qualify a person must be either:

    •          Unemployed in receipt of jobseekers’ benefit/assistance.
    •          In receipt of one parent family payment.
    •          In receipt of disability allowance/benefit.
    •          Employed in a Community Employment Scheme or
    •          Job Initiatives scheme.  

    The job on offer may be 39 hours per week or 2 part-time jobs of 19.5 hours per week.  Application in writing should be forwarded to: The Secretary Caherconlish Caherline Community Centre Council, Millennium Centre, The Square, Caherconlish, Co. Limerick.  Latest date for receipt of applications is Friday 12th June’09.


    Caherline GAA – Caherline's Championship Campaign got off to the perfect start in Sunny Clarina last Saturday evening.  This 1st round clash with Newcastle West was a tough physical encounter that saw Caherline run out comprehensive winners on a scoreline of 14pts to 6pts.Caherline led 7 - 2 at half-time and tacked on another seven in the 2nd half to secure the win.  Caherline created a number of goal scoring chances but could not find the net on this occasion.  A fine crowd was in attendance to see a new look team give their all in a game Caherline were never in danger of losing.  That said improvement will be required for the upcoming game with last years semi-final opponents Glenroe.  Last years game was a Classic and the Mike O'Brien led Glenroe will be all out to avenge that defeat.  This game is currently fixed for the 21st of JUNE, subject to confirmation. Team: Pa Carey, Eamon Boland, Richard Hourigan, Joe Power, Gary Murphy 2pts, Brendan Hourigan, Mike Nelligan, Andrew Brennan (Capt) 2pts, David Balfrey, William Hourigan 2pts,Sean Kiely, Mike Carroll, Trevor McKenna, Mike McCarthy, Donnacha O'Loughlin 8pts.Subs:Philip Mulready for Trevor McKenna, Pa Coffey for Gary Murphy, Mike Maloney, Michael Murnane, Hughie McGuire, Mike Kennedy, Tom Hourigan, Pa Maloney, Lee Bresnan, Denis Kennedy.  Our Intermediates are out in East Competition this coming Tuesday 9th of June, in Pallas at 7.45. Caherlines Junior B Hurlers followed up the weekend exploits of the intermediates with a super win over South Liberties last Wednesday in Dooly Park.  Another beautiful warm evening saw a rampant Caherline beat Liberties on a scoreline of 1-20 to 1-14.The amazing fact here was that all of Caherline's scores were from play.  The B's are out again this Saturday night, 6th June, at 7.30 in Pallas. Team: M.Boland, G.Begley, M.Ryan, D.Casey, M..Maloney 3pts, S.Murnane, D.Connaughton, B.Kiely, M.Hehir 1pt, D.Power 1pt, P.Fitzgerald 4pts,M.Kennedy 2pts, H.McGuire 6pts, T.Hourigan 1pt, M.O Conner 1pt.  Subs: L.Bresnan, N.Rainsford, D.Ryan, T.Butler.  This Saturday evening 6th of June at 5.00 our U12's play Glenroe in Caherline G.A.A. Field.  So come up to the field and support the stars of the future.  Congratulations to Eoin Nelligan who was a member of the John the Baptist Hospital Senior Collages hurling team that won the Munster final recently.  Those travelling to Thurles for the Limerick and Waterford match next weekend can purchase their tickets from Paddy McCarthy at 7.00 this Friday evening, 5th June, at the Hurling field.

    CUL CAMPS - Caherline G.A.A. Club will host this years Cul Camp from July 13th to 17th,from 10am to 2.30pm each day.  Attendance is open to Primary School children aged 7 years to 13yrs. VHI G.A.A. CUL CAMPS provide boys and girls with an action-packed and fun-filled week of activity during the Summer Holidays which revolves around maximising enjoyment and sustaining participant involvement in Gaelic Games.  The cost is €55 per child-discounted 2nd child €45 discounted 3rd+4th child €35.  Each child will receive a Jersey, Shorts, Socks and Gear Bag. Over 83,000 Children are expected to participate nationwide, if you want to be part of your local Camp, Contact Caherline G.A.A's John Hickey at 087 4133356

    Herbertstown AFC – Sunderland FC Academy is to spend a week in Herbertstown this summer running a weeks coaching/summer camp from 4th August to 7th August 2009 for 7 to 16 year olds. The cost will be €100 for the week and more details are available on or contact Mike Walsh on 0851254584 for information. The week will form part of your pre-season for your club and the 7 Sunderland Academy coaches will be assessing players for future progression and it is hoped that players will impress the visitor’s enough to get invitations to join their Academy. Players will get a Sunderland AFC t-shirt, water bottle and a match ticket to a category “B” Premier match at the Stadium of Light. The club are seeking accommodation for the 7 coaches, so if you are B&B or know of a house for rent, contact the club.
    There are only 3 places remaining on this year’s FAI Summer Soccer School in Herbertstown running from Monday 6th July to Friday 10th July 2009 (10:30am-3pm). A fun packed week to make new friends while learning in a fun environment over five days with coaches who are all Garda vetted (something that is not guaranteed by other events).  You are advised to contact the local co-ordinator Mike Walsh on 0851254584 or book via 1890653653 or
    The u6 & 7 coaching sessions on Saturday morning’s continue weekly from 9:30am-10:30am and new members are always welcome.
    The club will be participating in the Son O’Dwyer Memorial Tournament again this year (Sunday 7th June 2009) at the home of Fairview FC. Best wishes to management Robert Walsh and Con Heavey who will be under pressure to retain the trophy won last season by our youngest squad.
    The appointment of managers for next season is in progress for the underage so if you wish to assist the many teams for the new season, please contact the club Secretary before the 10th June 2009 and declare your interest.
    The “A” team have made great progress over recent weeks and picked up full points against Croom, Geraldine’s, Prospect Priory and Cappamore with draws against Hill Celtic, Charleville and Croom to maintain their status in Division 1A. Well done to the players for their efforts in the latter stages of the campaign.