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Issue 47 24th November 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

Christmas Market and Santa’s Wonderland.The Millennium Centre, Caherconlish is the place to be this Sunday November 26th from 2-5pm where you will find something to suit everybody both young and old. Visit our sports hall where you will find over 30 craftspeople displaying and selling their wares. Visit Santa’s Wonderland where you will experience the magic of the season and meet Mr & Mrs Claus and receive a small gift for free. You can have a professional family photo for €7 (optional). Finish your afternoon with a visit to our Steeple Hall to relax with some refreshments including delicious Hot Chocolate and enjoy some social dancing.

Charity Concert & Dance in aid of Milford Hospice in the Millennium Centre on Friday 24th of November at 8.30pm, music for dancing Dermot Lyons, raffle on the night.

The Caherconlish Caherline Community Council CLG 2022 AGM will take place on Wednesday 29th November 2023 at 8pm in the Millennium Centre, Caherconlish. All members of the community are welcome and encouraged to attend, to hear about how 2022 went for the Millennium Centre. We will also be looking for some new trustees to join the Board of Management, if you can spare a few hours a month. For more information or to put your name forward, please contact

Our Senior Citizens Christmas Party will take on Sunday December 3rd in the Millennium Centre at 1.30pm. Please give names to Marie Merrick 087 773 1277 or Nancy Connolly 061 351 219

The Millennium Centre are now taking bookings for our Christmas Tea Party on the 17th December at 6pm. Adm €10. Food served, music and surprise entertainment on the night. Don’t miss out please book your place by ringing Nancy Lane on 086 4088 485. Places are filling up fast so book early to avoid disappointment.

Wednesday Club every Wednesday at 2pm. New members are always welcome.

Joker Fundraiser: Next Draw Friday 24th November at 10pm. The Jackpot is now €280.No jackpot winner. Winner of €20 Liam Keays. The cost of entry is €2. Thank you all for your continued support.

Social Dancing : Saturday 25th November, music by Dermot Lyons. Dancing at 9pm. Adm €10

TOTAL BODY HEALTH EXERCISE Bookings open for December in Caherconlish Wednesday 12pm (standing) & 1.10pm (chair-based). 4-week block. Run by Dr Anne O'Malley, Chartered Physiotherapist, Munster Physiotherapy Clinic. Focussing on bone health, balance & muscle strengthening. Booking essential 087-9227124.


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

Pilates4all every 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: 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

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

Hynan Irish Dancing Classes: Thursday 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, 5, 8 & 16. Lucky dip winners were Cillian Carroll, Jack Carroll (Online), Marriane O'Donnell, Declan Long and Karen Laffan. Next week’s jackpot will be €14,700 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. U-21 HURLING: County U-21 B Hurling Championship, played November 18th in Maguires Fields, UL - full time score, Caherline: 3-7(16) Claughaun St Patricks: 1-19(22). AGM: Our 2023 Club AGM will take place on Monday November 27th @ 8pm in the Millennium Centre, all are welcome to attend. CAHERLINE GAA SOCIAL NIGHT: Caherline Gaa are delighted to announce our social night & Christmas raffle, to take place on December 16th in Mulcahy's Bar & Lounge, Caherconlish. We will have the medal presentations to our City Junior B League winners & an award for Junior B player of the year. Raffle tickets are on sale now through our committee members & will be on sale on the night too, €5 each or 3 for €10, with over 20 prizes on offer. Hope to see you there on the night.

Parish Notes

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

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

HOLY WATER FONTS operating fully in both Churches: We bless ourselves with holy water enabling us to share in the power of Christ over death, evil and all that defeats us as persons.

SPECIAL November CANDLE CROSS /CANDLEBRA at the back of both Churches for the month of November, cost to purchase €2 each. If you wish you can put the name of the person/family on the candle and place it on the Candlebra or take your candle home with you to light in your own home to remember your beloved family and friends.

NOVEMBER – WE REMEMBER - we pray for those on the PARISH LIST OF THE DEAD at all masses (fr. Pat also includes them in his daily Mass) during the month and First Fridays. Envelopes and blank sheets are available at the entrance of the churches.

The Season of ADVENT (the Church’s new year) with the lighting of the Advent Wreath begins on Saturday 2nd December

ADORATION HOUR: 10.30am Tuesdays in Caherline Church, and 10.30am 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-: from our parish website. Live web streaming from this Church is available only during Mass and selected Services. The Webcam in 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

CEMETERIES: We invite you to join us for Rosary and Prayers at 2.30pm in Caherconlish & 3pm in Inch St Lawrence for 26th November as we cherish the memories of our beloved deceased.

OUR PARISH COMBINATION is working on accessing a Centre/ Room in our geographical area (Hospital, Herbertstown, Knockainey, Patrickswell, Ballybricken, Bohermore, Caherconlish & Caherline) to employ a Secretary to carry out the administration work of the four parishes. Feedback/ suggestions welcome. Text fr. Roy 087-2225150.

ADVENT 23 – STORIES OF HOPE: The Tarsus course will feature a total of six pre-recorded presentations, two from each of the three presenters, which can be enjoyed at your own pace once the course goes live. In addition to the presentations, there will also be two live Zoom webinars: a Q&A session, and a meditation session based on the texts and themes of the course. Register - Cost 20

Caherconlish & Caherline Parish Fundraiser Lotto Jackpot + Awesome Christmas Prizes: Jackpot increases weekly up to €5,000 now at €1975. Draw each Thursday. Lucky dip winner Teresa English. Thank you for your support. Awesome Christmas prizes - 2 x VIP Taylor Swift Tickets, €1,000 Christmas shopping spree, Gamers bundle including a PlayStation 5, TV, and gaming headset, 10 x €100 JD Sports gift cards, 5 x Luxury Christmas Hampers. You can take the weekly option of €2 per line or if you can contribute €5 for 3 lines it would be hugely appreciated and you never know you might just win! Best of luck! Go to

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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