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Issue 13 31st March 2023

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

Community Council Formation: An open meeting is being held for residents, businesses, and stakeholders of Caherconlish Caherline. You are invited to a meeting to form the first Community Council in the Millennium Centre on Monday 17th April 2023 at 7.45pm. If you are a member of a residents association, a group or organisation that provides services or supports for the area and you want to represent the interests of those residents then come along.

Benefit Dance Night in Aid of Friends of St Luke’s Hospital in the Millennium Centre Caherconlish, Saturday  8th April.

Music by Marian Kirby and Pat O Driscoll. Special guest PJ Murrihy. Doors 8.30pm, Dancing from 9.30pm.

Admission €10. Raffle on the night. Tea Served

Joker Fundraiser: Jackpot is €820. Next Draw Friday 24th March at 10pm. No jackpot winner last week.

Winner of €20 Rachel Walsh.

TEAM LIMERICK CLEANUP 8. TLC8:  Caherconlish Tidy Towns would like to invite you to join them in the big clean-up of our village and environs on Good Friday April 7th. 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.

Cakes for Cliona’s: Sunday April 2nd Millennium centre 10am - 1pm, Local Transition year students Sarah Whelan and Ella Fallon are fundraising and will walk 100kms of the Camino in aid of Cliona’s Foundation a Limerick based charity that helps families with a seriously sick child. Please come and support our bake sale. We will have lots of goodies and a raffle. Looking forward to seeing you all there! 

SOCIAL DANCING: Saturday 1st April, music by Magic Moments. Dancing at 9pm. Adm €10.

SEISIÚN: Next Seisiún in the Millennium Centre Wednesday 19th April 8.30pm. All welcome

Crafty Angels Sewing Group: Sewing Group every Monday from 10.00am-12.00pm.

Pilates4all every Monday in the Millennium Centre 6-week block of classes at 7pm. Suitable for all abilities, classes tailored accordingly. Booking essential. Contact Maire 087 252 0550.

Jake Boot Camp: Every 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.

Wednesday Club: The club continues every Wednesday at 2pm. New members are always welcome.

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

Parent and toddler group every Thursday at 10 am -12pm Contact Michelle/Phil 086 888 8105. Easter Break

Hynan Irish Dancing Classes: Thursday night in the Millennium Centre at 6pm. Contact Jason Hynan by email . No class next week

Gemstars School of Performing Arts every Saturday in the Millennium Centre from 10 am – 1.30 pm

Contact by Email or 087 440 5177.

Community alert Meeting will take place on Wednesday 5th April in the Millennium Centre at 8pm

CHIROPODIST CLINIC Please note no clinic until further notice.

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

Parish Notes

MASSES:  6.30pm Mass this Saturday in the Millennium Centre Main Hall.  10.30am Sunday Mass in Caherline.  Weekday Mass Tuesday at 10am in Caherline. Adoration: 10.30am Tuesdays in Caherline Church.

HOLY WEEK  1- 8th April

PALM/ PASSION SUNDAY:  this weekend 1/2nd April

HOUR OF MERCY/CONFESSIONS in Emly Church this Monday 3rd April with Frs. Seamus Enright and Gerry Moloney 7.30 - 8.30pm.  This includes the Sacrament of Penance/ Confession, within a setting of quiet reflection, music, and song. For all of us who missed out on the sacrament of God’s love and mercy during Covid restrictions, this will be a lovely opportunity to reconnect. This ceremony is intended for the people of all parishes in our part of the diocese. It’ll be a powerful way to begin Holy Week. We invite & encourage you to attend.

GREAT EASTER TRIDUUM (all three ceremonies form one Event)

HOLY THURSDAY 6th APRIL: Evening Mass The Last Supper Mass at 7pm, in Caherline Church.

GOOD FRIDAY 7th APRIL. “The Passion” at 3pm in Caherline Church (Collection for the Holy Land)

GOOD FRIDAY 7th APRIL. Stations of the Cross - at 7pm in Caherline Church.

(Collection for the Holy Land).   The Stations of the Cross from Caherline Church may be viewed on our website Caherconlish Caherline Parish Website after 8pm of Good Friday - go to

HOLY SATURDAY 8th APRILThe Great EASTER VIGILThe Resurrection at 6.30pm in the Millennium Centre with Easter Fire. This is the highlight of the Church’s year. The 2023 Paschal Candle for each Church is lit from the fire. Christ is risen. Alleluia.

EASTER SUNDAY 9th APRIL- The Resurrection Mass / “Dawn Fire Mass” 6am in Inch St. Lawrence &10.30am, in Caherline Church. Easter gives us new hope and a renewed sense of life. Jesus is risen. Alleluia, May the Spirit of Easter renew us and keep us going.  Happy Easter.


Keep in Touch- PARISH WEBSITE- Caherconlish-Caherline Parish pastoral website:

FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK- Caherconlish Caherline Parish @ccparishpastoral.

SPECIAL BROWN 1 ENVELOPE COLLECTION during March for Diocesan Needs-including Accord, personnel employed in Diocesan Office. Our Parish is asked to contribute €10,200.

PRAYER FRIENDS OF FIRST COMMUNION CHILDREN - A special thank you and appreciation to those who last weekend took home the name of a Child for First Communion and are undertaking to pray for that child every day until early May. May the Lord reward you for your goodness and kindness.

Trócaire – needs your help.  Please return the boxes asap 

Caherconlish & Caherline Parish Fundraiser Lotto Jackpot €500: Jackpot increases weekly up to €5,000.  Draw each Thursday. Congratulations to Finbarr Laffan Jackpot 3700 Winner 23rd March — Thank you all for your support.

CASHEL & EMLY YOUTH FORUM:  Invites youth choirs, readers, altar servers, youth teams from the 46 parishes to a Day of Fun in Cashel Foot Golf Centre (Dublin Rd, Cashel) on Tuesday 11th April from 2 to 5.15pm. 

CAHERLINE GAA CLUB LOTTO: No jackpot winner - numbers drawn were 5, 10, 15 & 30. Lucky dip winners were Sophie English (Online), Marian Kennedy, Daniel Murnane (Online), Catherine Whyte (Online) and Sally English. Next week’s jackpot will be €11,300 and the draw will be held on Friday night next via Facebook Live. As always, we appreciate everyone's support. Our lotto tickets can be purchased online, go to or you can buy through the usual outlets in the village. JUVENILE TRAINING: Our U5 & U7 players will return to training on Friday March 31st from 6pm - 7pm in the hurling field. Players should bring water, hurley & helmet; hurleys & helmet are available on loan for those starting out. We look forward to seeing you all back and we welcome any new players to the club. CLUB LIMERICK DRAW: The Club Limerick Draw is live for 2023. For only €10 a month, be in with a chance of winning a top prize of €10,000, PLUS 29 additional cash prizes each month. Join online at or through any committee member. The first draw for 2023 takes place on April 29th.



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