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Issue 12 22nd 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

Social Dancing at the Millennium Centre: Saturday 23rd  March music by Sliver Moon Dance Band. Dancing from 9pm, Adm. €10  

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

Joker Fundraiser: Next Draw Friday 22nd March at 10pm. No jackpot winner. Winner of €20 Martin  Shaughnessy. Jackpot is now €280. The cost of entry is €2. Thank you all for your continued support.

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 March 29th. 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.

La Petite Academy Preschool, Caherconlish, now enrolling for September 2024 to 2026, free ECCE preschool spaces available.  Small class sizes.  We provide an all-inclusive, hands-on preschool curriculum to help prepare your child for Primary School.  Please contact Sharon on 086-1566907 for information.

TOTAL BODY HEALTH: Group exercise classes led by Chartered Physiotherapist; Dr Anne O'Malley resuming on 10th April  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

Parent and Toddler group every Thursday  at 10am -12pm Contact Michelle/Phil 086 888 8105. Easter Holidays Return on April 11th

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 1, 14, 17 & 24. Lucky dip winners were Noel Raggott (Online), Will O'Keeffe (Online), Mary Kiely, M Hourigan, and Christyna Mulcahy (Online). Next week’s jackpot will be €16,400 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. Games get underway at 3:30pm, with Caherline facing South Liberties/Crecora-Manister & at 4:30pm Ballybricken-Bohermore will play Pallasgreen. The Pa Carey Shield Final will take place at 5:30pm, with the Bridie O'Connell Cup Final throwing in at 6:30pm. It would be great to see a big crowd there to support on the day.

                                                                                           Parish Notes

Spy Wednesday Penitential Service 27th March 7.30pm in St. Ailbe’s Church, Emly. Conducted by Fr. Laurence Gallagher CSsR.  Your soul at peace for Easter.  Everyone/ every parish welcome

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.  (Collection for the Holy Land).

GOOD FRIDAY 29th March . Stations of the Cross - at 7pm in Caherline Church.(Collection for the Holy Land). 

HOLY SATURDAY 30th March . The Great EASTER VIGIL- The Resurrection at 6.30pm in Caherconlish with Easter Fire. This is the highlight of the Church’s year. The 2024 Paschal Candle is lit from the fire. Christ is Risen. Alleluia.  

EASTER SUNDAY 31st March.  10.30am in Caherline Church.  Christ is Risen. Alleluia. Alleluia.

MASSES this 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.

MASSES weekend 30/31st March: Saturday 6.30pm Caherconlish –  Sarah Mulcaire, Inch St. Lawrence; Kathleen Murnane, Old Barrack Road.

Sunday 10.30am Caherline -  Liam Treacy, Gragane; John & Kathleen Hogan, Ballybrood.

WEEKDAY MASSES; Tuesday 10am in Caherline Church.  Wednesday 10am in Caherconlish Church.

ADORATION HOUR:  Tuesdays 10.30am Caherline Church.

Emigrant Collection: €540. Buiochas.

CONGRATULATIONS/ Comhgairdheas to all the 74 young people who received the sacrament of CONFIRMATION with Archbishop Kieran O’Reilly last Thursday in Caherconlish & Caherline. May the Holy Spirit always guide you and bless you on life’s journey. Thanks to everyone involved who made these ceremonies so special -  especially your Teachers who had you so well prepared, Choirs, your Principals, Staff, Secretaries, Parents Co-Ordinating Group, Prayer Friends, PPC, Florists, Cleaners & Sacristans.

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 at

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,

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TROCAIRE BOXES: Trócaire boxes can be returned this week. 

ONLINE PARISH LOTTO.   Jackpot increases weekly up to €5,000 now at €3125. Draw each Thursday. Lucky dip winner John Ryan.  Thank you for your support.

The Cashel & Emly 50th Archdiocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes 14th to 20th June 2024. Booking forms in Sacristy.



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