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Issue 48 1st December 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

Our Senior Citizens Christmas Party will take place on Sunday December 3rd in the Millennium Centre at 1.00pm. Please give names to Marie Merrick 087 773 1277 or Nancy Connolly 061 351 219

Tea Party in the Millennium Centre on Sunday 17th December with music & world class entertainment. Food served, Adm €10 to secure your place please ring Nancy Lane on 086 4088 485 as closing date for booking is Friday 8th December, due to popular demand!

Christmas Seisiún in the Millennium Centre Wednesday 20th December. A night of traditional song, music and storytelling. All welcome

Social Dancing in December at the Millennium Centre: Saturday 9th music by Muriel & Fran. Saturday 16th Christmas Party, music by Chris Dallat.

Saturday 23rd music by Teddy and Cathal.

Saturday 26th music by Magic Moments. Dancing from 9pm, Adm. €10

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

Joker Fundraiser: Next Draw Friday 1st December at 10pm. The Jackpot is now €300.No jackpot winner. Winner of €20 Pa O’Connell. The cost of entry is €2. Thank you all for your continued support.

Caherconlish N.S.: Caherconlish N.S. are now taking enrolments for September 2024. If you would like an enrolment form please ring 061 351844 or email Maria at

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 12, 17, 23 & 24. Lucky dip winners were Linda Riordan, Aisling Ryan, Eileen Wixted (Online), Padraig O'Keeffe and Darragh Cusse (Online). Next week’s jackpot will be €14,800 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. MEDAL PRESENTATIONS: Absolutely brilliant night last Thursday night (23rd) in The Millennium Centre for our Bord Na nÓg medal presentation...many thanks to Aaron Gillane for being with us & for being so generous with his time. Thanks also to The Millennium Centre for hosting us on the night, to our Bord Na nÓg Chairman Mike Carroll& to the coaches of each age group. 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

St VINCENT de Paul Annual CHURCH Collection will take place on Saturday 9th December after 6.30pm mass in Caherconlish and on Sunday 10th December after 10.30am mass in Caherline. The proceeds of the collection are used to help our neighbours in need over the Christmas period.

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 full 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.

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

CHILDREN’S COMMUNION MASS: 6.30pm day Saturday 9th December in Caherconlish. All welcome.

FEAST OF IMMACULATE CONCEPTION FRIDAY 8th December: 10am Mass on Thursday 7th in Caherline; 10am Mass on Friday 8th in Caherconlish.

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

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

PARISH CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTS (at entrance of Millennium Centre) will be switched on at the Senior Citizens Party next Sunday December 3rd at 5pm. Sean McKenna, a big supporter of Limerick’s 4 in a row which has brought so much joy to all Limerick people and indeed lit up all our lives, will do the honours. TV showed Sean all lit up at every Limerick match!

FANTASTIC NEWS!! Special Christmas Draws to say a BIG Thank You to everyone who is supporting our Parish on line lotto. Every line in our lotto on 14th December can win our Jackpot and will automatically have a free chance to win one of our 3 local€100 GIFT VOUCHERS - Crescent Shopping Centre €100.

Awesome Christmas Prizes: Jackpot increases weekly up to €5,000 now at €2005. Draw each Thursday. Lucky dip winner Trish Bourke. 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 contact Tommy O’Connell.

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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