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Issue 11 15th March 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

St. Patrick’s Day Annual Dinner & Dance in the Millennium Centre on Sunday 17th March. Time: 1.30pm. Admission: Adults €17.00 Children €8.50. Music: The Marian Kirby Band. For bookings & enquires please contact 061351141/0852885181 or email

Social Dancing at the Millennium Centre: Saturday 16th & 17th March music by Chris Dallet. Dancing from 9pm, Adm. €10  

Wednesday Club: Every Wednesday at 2pm. New members are always welcome.

Joker Fundraiser: Next Draw Friday 15th  March at 10pm. No jackpot winner. Winner of €20 Liam Coleman. Jackpot is now €260. The cost of entry is €2. Thank you all for your continued support.

CAHERCONLISH TIDY TOWNS will hold a General Meeting on Tuesday 19th  March at 8pm in the Millennium Centre. All are welcome. The meeting will last for 1 to 1.5 hours and will cover Chairpersons address, Treasurers Report, election of officers, proposed projects, and any other business. Please join us.

TEAM LIMERICK CLEANUP 9. TLC9 : Caherconlish Tidy Towns would like to invite you to join them in the big clean-up of our village and environs on Good Friday March29th. We will meet at the Church grounds at 10am. If you have a litter picker and high-viz jacket, please bring it along with you. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Rainbow Community Employment, seek workers for CE scheme. Various jobs and localities.

We offer upskilling, Training, and flexible hours. Please contact Paul on 085 2408468

TOTAL BODY HEALTH: Group exercise classes led by Chartered Physiotherapist; Dr Anne O'Malley every Wednesday . 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   from 10.00 am-12.00 pm

Pilates4all Monday  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 , Wednesday , 7-8pm, Saturday  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

Drawing Classes for primary school kids & painting classes for teens on Wednesday . Booking  essential. Contact Aoife on WhatsApp 0830384646.

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

Hynan Irish Dancing: Thursday evenings  6-7pm Contact Jason Hynan by email:

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

Bookings/Enquiries: Contact Millennium Centre on 061 351141/085 288 5181. Email:

Please send notes for the newsletter before 3pm on Thursday to

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CAHERLINE GAA CLUB LOTTO: No jackpot winner - numbers drawn were 14, 16, 25 & 28. Lucky dip winners were Marian Hourigan (Online), Siobhan McKenna (Online), Kathleen Mulready (Online), Martin & Kathleen, Eileen Flavin. Next week’s jackpot will be €16,300 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. Many thanks for your continued support. FEILE NA NGAEL 2024: The Mr. Binman Feile na nGael takes place on Saturday March 30th in Cappamore. In our group are Cappamore, South Liberties, Crecora-Manister & St Patrick's - games get underway at 10am, all support welcome on the day. MINOR HURLING: On Easter Monday April 1st, Caherline Gaa are delighted to introduce a new Minor tournament between Caherline, Ballybricken-Bohermore, South Liberties/Crecora & Pallasgreen. The teams will play semi-finals & finals on the day, playing for the Bridie O'Connell Perpetual Cup & the Pa Carey Perpetual Shield. We'll post the exact fixtures & throw-in times closer to the date and it would be great to see a big crowd there to support the team, while fondly remembering both Bridie & Pa.

Parish Notes

Lá Fhéile Pádraig sona dhuit!  You are welcome to join our Feast day Mass celebrations on Saturday 16th 6.30pm in Caherconlish Sunday 17th 10.30am in Caherline. We know Patrick chiefly from his own writings.  This is how he begins his story:  I am Patrick, a sinner....the most unlearned of people...I used to pray many times during the day...

Emigrant Collection: Supporting vulnerable Irish people overseas. A collection after Communion will be taken up in both Churches this weekend.

Caherconlish/Caherline Parish is currently advertising a position for a Part time paid SACRISTAN in Archbishop Dermot O'Hurley, Church, Caherline. Co. Limerick.  If you are interested in finding out more about this role please contact Fr. Roy Donovan, Parochial House, Caherconlish or email:                                                                  Parish Unit Secretary for our Combination Parishes:  Looking for a person with secretarial experience and computer skills. An office is provided but the option of working from home can be discussed. The post initially will be part-time with the intention and potential of becoming more full-time.  Hours can be worked out with the appointed person. Confidentiality and honesty are essential to this post.  Email:                                        The parish unit of parishes consisting of Ballybricken, Bohermore, Caherconlish, Caherline, Herbertstown, Hospital, Knockainey and Patrickswell will be placed under the protection and called after Saint Ita – the parish cluster can be contacted

14 DAYS TO EASTER from this Sunday. 7 days to PASSION SUNDAY/ HOLY WEEK

MASSES this weekend 16/17th March: Saturday 6.30pm Caherconlish – Mary Murnane, Old Barrick Road, month’s mind mass.  Sunday 10.30am Caherline MASSES weekend 23/24th March:  Saturday 6.30pm Caherconlish – Marian Ward, Riverfield. Sunday 10.30am Caherline – Gerard Wright, Upper Dunvullen, month’s mind mass; Nora & Paddy Kelly, Rockfarm; Jim Kelliher, Caherline. WEEKDAY MASSES; Tuesday 10am in Caherline Church.  Wednesday & Friday 10am in Caherconlish Church. ADORATION HOUR:  Tuesdays 10.30am Caherline Church & 10.30am Fridays Caherconlish Church.

SPONSORS MEETING: Wednesday 20th March CAHERCONLISH 6.45pm   CAHERLINE 7.15pm

CONFIRMATION DAY: Thursday 21st March.  11am Caherconlish. 1.30pm Caherline.

FIRST COMMUNION DAY 11am Saturday 13th April in Caherconlish;  11am Saturday 27th April in Caherline.

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

TROCAIRE BOXES:  Every Lent, Trócaire campaign for funds through the Trócaire box.  Please support this worthy cause.

ONLINE PARISH LOTTO.   Jackpot increases weekly up to €5,000 now at €3050. Draw each Thursday. Lucky dip winner Maire Casey.  Thank you for your support. 

GREAT EASTER TRIDUUM (all three ceremonies  - Holy Thursday, Good Friday Passion & Easter Vigil form one Event)                                                                                                                                                                                              HOLY THURSDAY 28th March: The Last Supper” Mass at 7pm, in Caherline Church.                                                          GOOD FRIDAY 29th March:  “The Passion” at 4pm in Caherconlish Church.                                                                                                                                                                                             GOOD FRIDAY 29th March. Stations of the Cross - at 7pm in Caherline Church.                                                 

HOLY SATURDAY 30th MarchThe Great EASTER VIGILThe Resurrection  Mass at 6.30pm in Caherconlish Church.       EASTER SUNDAY 31st March -  10.30am Mass in Caherline Church.



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