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Issue 1 5th January 2024

Priests:  Fr. Roy Donovan:  087-222 5150. Fr. Patrick Currivan: 061-351248.

Photocopying: Available at the Millennium Centre. One-sided A4: Black/White 20c, Colour 40c. A3: B/W 40c, Colour75c

A big thank you to everyone who supported the Christmas Tea Party in the Millennium Centre.

Thank you all for joining us, it was a great night. Your continued support is much appreciated.

The Tom Walsh 10k race and 5-mile walk is on in Caherconlish/Caherline on Sunday 14th  January 2024. The walk will start at 11am and the race will start at 12.30 pm. A reminder that road/traffic restrictions will be in place before and during the event and you should plan your driving in the area to accommodate delays as well as accomodating those walkers and families along the route. Since the revival of this event, it has grown in strength year on year culminating in over 450 runners from all over Ireland entering this year’s event.

Social Dancing at the Millennium Centre: Saturday 6th January, music The Moynihan Brothers. Saturday 20th Robert Brown from Monaghan.  Dancing from 9pm, Adm. €10

Wednesday Club:  We look forward to welcoming you all back on 17th January 2024 at 2pm. New members are always welcome.

Joker Fundraiser: Next Draw Friday 5th January at 10pm. No  jackpot winner. Jackpot is now €140. The cost of entry is €2.  Winner of €20  Jimmy O Connell.  Thank you all for your continued support.

TOTAL BODY HEALTH: Group exercise classes led by Chartered Physiotherapist; Dr Anne O'Malley will resume Wednesday January 9th. Bookings welcome for standing class at 12 noon & chair-based class for those with reduced mobility at 1.10pm. Focussing on bone health, balance & muscle strengthening. Booking essential 087-9227124.


Crafty Angels Sewing Group Monday 8th  January  from 10.00 am-12.00 pm

Pilates4all Monday 8th January 6-week block of classes at 7pm. Suitable for all abilities classes tailored accordingly. Booking essential. Contact Maire 087 252 0550

Jake Boot Camp: Monday 8th January, Wednesday 10th,  7-8pm, Saturday 13th  Morning 8.30 am €8 per class or 3 classes for €20. All levels of fitness. Booking essential, WHATSAPP Jake on 083 836 2323 or VIA INSTAGRAM @Jake_Carroll9

Slimming World: Every Wednesday Morning, Contact Martina 089 407 9264

Parent and Toddler group Thursday  11th January at 10am -12pm Contact Michelle/Phil 086 888 8105

Hynan Irish Dancing: Thursday 11th January  6-7pm Contact Jason Hynan by email:

Gemstars School of Performing Arts: Contact by Email or 087 440 5177.

CAHERLINE GAA CLUB LOTTO: No jackpot winner - numbers drawn were 1, 26, 27 & 29. Lucky dip winners were David Casey, Maisie Williams, Martin O'Brien (Online), Kathleen Styles and Kathleen Ryan. Next week’s jackpot will be €15,300 and the draw will be held on Friday night next via Facebook Live. Our lotto tickets can be purchased online, go to or you can buy through the usual outlets in the village. Thank you for your continued support. RIP: Caherline Gaa Club offers our sincere sympathy to our Chairman Brendan Heelan and Irish officer Sandra Heelan on the sad passing of Sandra's father Tommy Deere, R.I.P. Tommy was a great friend to all who were lucky enough to meet him, a true gentleman who had a great interest in all sports and a very proud limerick man. HAPPY NEW YEAR: All at Caherline Gaa would like to wish all of our members, players, sponsors & supporters a very happy and prosperous New Year. We look forward to your continued support throughout 2024, we can't wait to get back hurling!

RIVERSIDE FUELS: Delivering firewood in bags and trailer loads, also kindling starter sticks. Delivery is free of charge. For more info, please contact Patsy on 086 603 0881

Parish Notes

THE SEASON OF CHRISTMAS continues until the Celebration of the BAPTISM of the LORD on Sunday 7th January 2024. We thank God for the joys and blessings it brings us.

WEEKEND MASS: Saturday at 6.30pm in Caherconlish. Sunday at 10.30am in Caherline.

THIS WEEK MASSES; Tuesday & Thursday 10am in Caherline Church.  Friday 10am in Caherconlish Church.

Follow the STAR to Bethlehem! Both Churches have lovely Cribs & trees and are open daily for people to drop in and say a prayer or light a candle. You are encouraged to visit the Crib – a strong Irish tradition. Bring along your children/ grandchildren to pray and to ponder that God is with us and for us in this new born baby.

“FEAST of the EPIPHANY MASSES: Friday 5th January 10am in Caherconlish.  Saturday 6th in Caherconlish - 11.30am Funeral Mass of Tommy Deere RIP; 2pm Funeral Mass of Joseph Lennon RIP.  Being a Holyday, Church collections will take place at these Masses.

CHRISTMAS BROWN SPECIAL 4 ENVELOPE (SP4) is for the Diocesan Common Fund from which the Priests receive their salaries. Thank you for contributing to the Church Fund through the weekly envelope system.  We ask those making their contributions on a once off annual basis to do so as soon as possible.  

The 2024 BOXES of Envelopes are being distributed to households.  There may be a change to the number on the envelopes from previous years.  If you want a box and didn’t get one contact the Sacristy or fr. Roy. Thanks to everyone who contribute so generously for the upkeep of the parish. 

ADORATION HOUR: 10.30am Tuesdays in Caherline Church& Fridays in Caherconlish Church.

Caherconlish Church open daily 9am to 6pm. Caherline Church open daily 9am to 5pm. Drop in to say a prayer or light a candle for your loved ones.

Link to LIVE STREAM IN CAHERCONLISH CHURCH- or from our parish website. Live web streaming from this Church is available only during Mass and selected Services.  The Webcam is not accessible at other times.

Keep in Touch- PARISH WEBSITE -Caherconlish-Caherline Parish pastoral website: http://www,

FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK-Caherconlish Caherline Parish @ccparishpastoral

ONLINE PARISH LOTTO.   Jackpot increases weekly up to €5,000 now at €2400. Draw each Thursday. Lucky dip winner James O’Connell. Thank you for your support. 

THE LAST PRIESTS IN IRELAND: Monday 15th January at 9.35pm on RTE ONE. The new interior design of Caherconlish Church will form a small part of this programme. Great to get such a good viewing slot.

THE LAST NUNS IN IRELAND:  Tuesday 16th at 10.15pm on RTE ONE.  

Bookings/Enquiries: Contact Millennium Centre on 061 351141/085 288 5181. Email: Please send notes for the newsletter before 3pm on Thursday to https//



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