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Issue 49 8th 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

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 9thmusic by Muriel & Fran.  Saturday 16th Christmas Party, music by Chris Dallat. Saturday 23rd music by Teddy and Cathal.

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

Wednesday Club Christmas Party 13th December at 12.30pm. New members are always welcome.

Millennium Centre Christmas Raffle, 1st prize large Christmas hamper, 2nd prize hamper plus numerous other prizes. €2 per line or 3 lines for €5 available at reception. Raffle will be held at the Wednesday Club on 13th Dec 

Joker Fundraiser: Next Draw Friday 8st December at 10pm. The Jackpot is now €320. No jackpot winner. Winner of €20  Bernard Daly. The cost of entry is €2. Thank you all for your continued support.

Breast Cancer Fundraiser: Caherconlish N.S. are delighted to say they raised €1,620 in the recent fundraiser for Breast Cancer Ireland. Thank you to all who supported it. 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 January 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, 4, 9 & 12. Lucky dip winners were Maureen Murnane, Raymond Casey (Online), Jackie Gaffrey (Online), Senan Coffey and Seamus McElligott (Online). Next week’s jackpot will be €14,900 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 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 this 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. 

FEAST OF IMMACULATE CONCEPTION Friday 8th December:10am Mass in Caherconlish.

ADORATION HOUR: 10.30am Tuesdays in Caherline Church, and 10.30am Fridays in Caherconlish Church.

SECOND SUNDAY IN ADVENT 9/10th Dec. with the lighting of the second candle in the Advent Wreath representing John the Baptist.

CELEBRATION OF CHRISTMAS MASSES: Christmas Eve 24th (Sunday) at 6.30pm in Caherconlish with Music, Choir and Congregational singing; Caherline Christmas Day 25th (Monday) at 10.30am in Caherline with Music & Congregational singing. All welcome.

Christmas Mass Bouquet Cards available in our Churches.

CHRISTMAS CAROL SERVICE: in Caherline Church Thursday 14th Dec 7pm.  All welcome.

A HEART FOR CHRISTMAS – Penitential Service & Confession in Emly Church, Mon 18th Dec. 7.30pm conducted by Fr. L Gallagher (CSsR).  A time to set the Heart & Soul right for Christmas.

CHRISTMAS BROWN SPECIAL 4 ENVELOPE (SP4) is for the Diocesan Common Fund from which the Priests receive their salaries. Thank you for contributing to the Church Fund through the weekly envelope system.  We ask those making their contributions on a once off annual basis to do so as soon as possible.  

The 2024 BOXES of Envelopes are ready for distribution.  Like to help deliver boxes in your own area – contact Fr. Roy.  

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

THE WAY OF GENTLENESS: A personal ‘soul journey’ for Advent on Monday 11th & 18th Dec. 8-9pm on line at - with fr. Niall Ahern. Free view

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 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

FANTASTIC NEWS 14th December!! 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 €100 GIFT VOUCHERS - Crescent Shopping Centre €100.  Awesome Christmas Prizes: Jackpot increases weekly up to €5,000 now at €2075. Draw each Thursday. Lucky dip winner Valerie Hamilton. Thank you for your support. Awesome Christmas prizes - 2 x VIP Taylor Swift Tickets,  €1,000 Christmas shopping spree, Luxury Christmas Hampers etc. 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!  Go to or contact Tommy O’ Connell

PARISH CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTS (at entrance of Millennium Centre) were switched on by Sean McKenna a big supporter of Limerick’s 4 in a row at the Senior Citizens Party last Sunday.   

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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