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Issue 52 29th 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

Social Dancing in December at the Millennium Centre: Monday 1st January, music Jimmy Hogan and Lar Kenny. Saturday 6th January music The Moynihan Brothers  Dancing from 9pm, Adm. €10     

Wednesday Club will take a break over the holidays. Wishing you all a Happy Christmas & New Year. We look forward to welcoming you all back on 17th January 2024 at 2pm. New members are always welcome.

Joker Fundraiser: Next Draw Friday 5th January at 10pm. No  jackpot winner. Jackpot is now €140. The cost of entry is €2.  Winner of €20  Jimmy O Connell.  Thank you all for your continued support.

CAHERCONLISH TIDY TOWNS: We would like to thank everyone who helped to make 2023 another successful year for us. A huge thank you to anyone who gave donations financial and otherwise to help us continue the work to make us all “proud of our place”. To the Management and staff of Limerick City and County Council we say a big thank you for your continued support. We would like to wish everyone a very Happy  New Year.

TOTAL BODY HEALTH: Group exercise classes led by Chartered Physiotherapist; Dr Anne O'Malley will resume Wednesday January 9th. Bookings welcome for standing class at 12 noon & chair-based class for those with reduced mobility at 1.10pm. Focussing on bone health, balance & muscle strengthening. Booking essential 087-9227124.


Crafty Angels Sewing Group Monday 8th  January  from 10.00 am-12.00 pm

Pilates4all Monday 8th January 6-week block of classes at 7pm. Suitable for all abilities classes tailored accordingly. Booking essential. Contact Maire 087 252 0550

Jake Boot Camp: Monday 8th January, Wednesday 10th,  7-8pm, Saturday 13th  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 Thursday  11th January at 10am -12pm Contact Michelle/Phil 086 888 8105

Hynan Irish Dancing Classes: Thursday 11th January  6-7pm Contact Jason Hynan by email:

Gemstars School of Performing Arts: Contact by Email or 087 440 5177.

CAHERLINE GAACLUB LOTTO: No jackpot winner - numbers drawn were 11, 14, 15 & 23. Lucky dip winners were Willie Browne, Linda Gavin, Laura Mannion, Pat Burke, Phyllis Heelan, Noreen Laffan, Willie Browne, Patricia Kenny, Tom Carroll, and Andrew Kearns. Next week’s jackpot will be €15,200 and the draw will be held on Friday night next via Facebook Live. Our lotto tickets can be purchased online, go to or you can buy through the usual outlets in the village. RIP: We were all saddened by the passing of Pat Buckley our former Chairman, player, and selector. Pat served as Club chairman on three different occasions, Bord na nÓg chairman, Manager and selector on numerous teams and was a teak tough defender in his playing days. To Pat's family, we extend our deepest sympathy at this sad time.

HAPPY NEW YEAR: All at Caherline Gaa would like to wish all our members, players, sponsors & supporters a very happy and prosperous New Year. We look forward to your continued support throughout 2024.

RIVERSIDE FUELS: Delivering firewood in bags and trailer loads, also kindling starter sticks. Delivery is free of charge. For more info, please contact Patsy on 086 603 0881

                                                                                       Parish Notes

‏HAPPY NEW YEAR - ATHBHLIAIN faoi shéan is faoi mhaise daoibh go leir.  I would like to take this opportunity to thank all our parishioners for their prayers, support, generosity, and encouragement over the last year. We wish everyone every blessing in 2024.

WEEKEND MASS FOR 30/31st DECEMBER: Saturday at 6.30pm in Caherconlish. Sunday at 10.30am in Caherline.

Follow the STAR to Bethlehem! Both Churches have lovely Cribs & trees and are open daily for people to drop in and say a prayer or light a candle. You are encouraged to visit the Crib – a strong Irish tradition. Bring along your children/ grandchildren to pray and to ponder that God is with us and for us in this newborn baby.

Women’s Little Christmas/ ‘Nollaig na mBan’ - - “FEAST of the EPIPHANY” - Three Wise Ones come to the Crib! EPIPHANY FEAST MASSES: Thursday 4th January 10am in Caherline.  Friday 5th January 10am in Caherconlish.

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 being distributed to households.  There may be a change to the number on the envelopes from previous years.  If you want a box and didn’t get one, contact the Sacristy or fr. Roy. Thanks to everyone who contribute so generously for the upkeep of the parish.

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

THE SEASON OF CHRISTMAS continues until the Celebration of the BAPTISM of the LORD on Sunday 7th January 2024 and we thank God for the joys and blessings it brings us.

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 is 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

ONLINE PARISH LOTTO.   Jackpot increases weekly up to €5,000 now at €2325. Draw each Thursday. Lucky dip winner John Ryan. Thank you for your support.

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

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



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