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Issue 41 1st January 2021

Priests: Fr. Roy Donovan: 087-2225150. Fr. Patrick Currivan: 061-351248.

Photocopying: Available at the Millennium Centre. A4: Black/White 10c, Colour 20c. A3: B/W 20c, Colour 50c

Millennium Centre playground The playground will be open every day from 10am to 4.30 pm. Please note the playground will be closed from Thursday 31st December to Monday 4th January.

Caherconlish National School 50/50 draw returns Thursday 7th January 2021. We would like to thank you for your continued support and wish you all a Happy New Year.

MEALS ON WHEELS In response to the Covid-19 pandemic The Millennium Centre began our Meals on Wheels service last April. We would like to thank Ian Stapleton (Stone oven Bistro) for setting up a Go Fund Me page to assist the service and to everybody that donated so generously to this page. We would like to thank Limerick Island Community Partners (St Marys Aid) for providing the meals. We are extremely grateful for the funding we have received from the JP Mc Manus Benevolent Fund, Limerick County Council, The Community Foundation of Ireland, Fr. Seamus Enright and the Limerick Redemptorists Community, Rev Niall Sloane and Limerick City Parish, Hospital Family Resource, Ballyhoura Development and Macra Na Feirme. None of this would have been possible without our Volunteer drivers and the Red Cross who gave and continue to give their time so generously. We would like to wish our customers and volunteers a safe and Happy New Year.

MILLENNIUM Name Plaque: We are inviting you, your family, your friends, and the wider community to help with our future planning by purchasing; a Name Plaque 6” x 4” (150 x 100 mm) for the sum of €100. You will be registered as a lifetime member of the Millennium Sports and Social Club in return for your support. Your Plaque with your inscription will be displayed prominently in the Millennium Centre and highlighted appropriately. Contact the Millennium Centre for more information.

CAHERLINE GAA CLUB LOTTO: Our Lotto returns on New Year's night at 9:30pm with a jackpot of €6,600. As always, we appreciate everyone's support.

CURRENT RESTRICTIONS: While we await official guidance from the GAA, the new Level 5 guidelines announced by the government indicate that training at all levels is cancelled until at least January 31st - as soon as we get more information, we will let you know.

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 2021.

Parish News

Keep in Touch during lockdown - PARISH WEBSITE - Caherconlish – Caherline parish pastoral website

FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK - Caherconlish Caherline Parish @ccparishpastora

PARISH ENVELOPES: If you have not yet received your box of envelopes, you might consider placing your donation in an ordinary envelope with your name/address and/ or cess number which appears on your Church envelope box. Place the envelope in the secure box in each of our Churches. These boxes are checked daily.

SPECIAL CHRISTMAS ENVELOPE 4 pays the priests’ salaries.

YOU MAY WANT TO CONSIDER DOING YOUR WEEKLY/ MONTHLY/YEARLY ENVELOPE ONLINE. The Archdiocese of Cashel and Emly has established a secure and easy system for parishioners throughout the diocese to make contributions to their parishes.

(a) Go to Diocesan website -

(b) Press Donate to your Parish on top left side

(c) Go down the page and you will see Caherconlish/ Inch St Laurence

(d) Fill in your details of donation and press Donate Now

BOTH CHURCHES REMAIN OPEN EVERY DAY (until 10th January) from 11am to 3pm to visit the CRIB/ LIGHT A CANDLE etc. There are beautiful Christmas flowers on display in both Churches.

The Annual St Vincent de Paul Collection - please use one of the white envelopes available at the back of both churches. These can be dropped into the Parish Collection Box in the church.


The Christmas Trees in our Churches and in the grounds of the Millennium Centre are dedicated to all Frontline workers from our parish for their work and courage in the battle against the COVID-19 pandemic. The frontline workers are like the lights on our trees – they bring light, healing, uplift and hope to us in the midst of the dark shadows cast by Covid 19. We can help our community by following their example. Let us look forward to celebrating a Simple Christmas – welcoming the great LIGHT that comes anew into our world

CAHERCONLISH GAA FOOTBALL CLUB: The club would like to wish everyone a happy and safe New Year and thank you for all your support throughout the year. Happy Christmas to our committee members, coaches, volunteers, and club members, and thank you for all your support throughout the year

AGM will not be a physical meeting this year due to Covid-19 restrictions and Nominations for the positions of Club Officers and motions etc can be delivered to the Club Secretary by post or email. The date for the AGM day has been determined as 16th January 2021.

Fundraiser. We are continuing with our old clothes collection and will hold a collection day early in the new year. Once again thanks to everyone that support us.

The Millennium Centre Management & Staff would like to wish you a Happy New Year

Bookings/Enquiries: Contact Millennium Centre on 061 351141/0852885181 email

Please send notes for the newsletter before 3.00pm on Thursday to:

RIVERSIDE FUELS: We are now covering your Local area with the following fuel products : Top quality firewood,(Net bags and Plastic bags) Kindling starter sticks and black hopper turf. All our products are seasoned, and air dried in our specially designed Shed. We deliver six days a week free of charge. For More information on specials offers and prices ETC . Please contact Patsy on 086 6030881



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