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Newsletter - 21 - 14th August 2020

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

We now have a new and improved Millennium Centre website that covers the work of the Caherconlish Caherline Community Council. 

Meals on Wheels: Huge ‘Thank You’ to all those who volunteered their time to this service. Your support is greatly appreciated.

Millennium Centre would like to extend their Congratulations to all those in Caherconlish National School who received their Confirmation last Saturday.        

Millennium Centre Playground The playground will be open every day  from 10am to 6pm. There are restrictions in place that will be reviewed and adjusted going forward. Parents or guardians are required to: To bring their own hand sanitiser for the cleaning of their children’s hands before, and at regular intervals during and after use of the playground equipment. In the absence of such sanitation parents or guardians are requested to refrain from allowing their children use of the equipment. To ensure physical distancing between children. To advise children to avoid touching their face, eyes, nose, and mouth. To ensure children under your care have regard to the safe use of equipment and to the safety of others at all times. To adhere to the most up to date health advice. Please respect the restrictions in place and we cannot allow unsupervised children i.e. under 18's to be on the grounds and will take steps to ensure compliance.

Tennis courts The tennis courts are open to members only. Please ring the Millennium Centre to book a slot. Keys must then be collected and dropped back to the Millennium Centre after each session. Following guidelines from Tennis Ireland, the toilets and clubhouse remain closed. Please bring and use hand sanitizer. No doubles unless players are from the same household. Please keep 2m distance from other players

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.

Crafty Angels: Sewing group there will be classes on Monday 17th August and Monday 31st August 10.00am -12.00pm.There will be no class on the Monday 24th August. All are  welcome.

Pilates4All: In the Millennium Centre, outside classes weather permitting. Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday nights at 7.30pm. Classes will now be in the large function room allowing for social distancing. Each participant MUST have their own mat, bands, ball, water etc. This procedure will continue under the current climate. Class numbers are restricted as per guidelines & there are limited spaces available for each class. To avoid disappointment booking is recommended .

Slimming World: Every Wednesday 9.30am, 5.30pm & 7.30pm. All are Welcome, Contact Martina 089 4079264

Dance Central: Every  Wednesday evening @ 6 – 7pm, Contact Shayne 085 8266 758

Unislim: Every Thursday evening at 6pm Contact Ann 087 6565217

Parish Notes

CAHERLINE CHURCH open for Mass 10am Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Sunday. Prayer 10.30am - 4pm daily.  Caherline closed the other three days

CAHERCONLISH CHURCH open for Mass 10am Thursday, Friday & Saturday.  Sunday Mass 11am. No vigil Mass on Saturday evening. Caherconlish church closed the other three days.

FEAST OF the ASSUMPTION – this Saturday 15th August.  10am Mass only in Caherconlish (none in Caherline)

SACRISTAN COLLECTION – see Clerk’s orange envelope in your box.

ADORATION – Tuesday Caherline 10.30 to 11.30am: Friday Caherconlish 10.30 to 12 noon.

Big “Thank You” to all our Volunteers who are involved as Ushers as we come to Mass, clean, tidy and sanitize the building, open and close the church each day, organising the scheduling, Communion etc. -  enabling us to come to church safely etc.

More Volunteers needed for the rota. Contact parish website, Parish Pastoral Council members or Fr. Roy.

“Thank You” to all the parishioners who have made donations in recent weeks to help pay the bills. The Sunday “Basket Collection” is replaced by donation boxes at the back door to the Churches.

We ask people to continue to wear masks.

We encourage people to come to Mass during the weekdays which fulfils the Sunday obligation to avoid big numbers at the weekend. Adherence to social distancing guidelines is paramount, as are hand hygiene measures.

CONGRATULATIONS TO 83 YOUNG PEOPLE WHO WERE CONFIRMED during 3 open air ceremonies.  Thanks to everyone who helped out especially the Principals, Staff, SNAs, Secretaries, Parents’ Councils etc.

BAPTISMS have resumed.  It is important to fill out the form and return it before your date can be confirmed by the Baptismal Team.

Caherline GAA Club Lotto:  No winner, numbers drawn were 3, 4, 7 & 18. Lucky dip winners were Carmel Gleeson, Ger. Riordan, Daniel, Aisling & Diarmuid Murnane, Billy O'Sullivan and Steve Enright. Next week’s jackpot will be €5,300 and the draw will be held on Friday night via Facebook Live from the Caherline GAA clubhouse from 9:30pm. As always, we'd appreciate your support. Tickets are on sale in Ryan’s XL shop, the Post Office and from the usual promoters.

JUNIOR A HURLING: Another good win for our Junior A team on Sunday last against St Kieran’s, in very warm conditions in Clarina, final score 1-17 to 0-09. There next game in the Championship will be against Doon, fixture set for Cappamore on September 6th at 6pm. JUNIOR B HURLING: We played Pallasgreen last Tuesday evening and lost on a scoreline of 7-12 to 0-10. Next up on Saturday (15th), we travel to Fedamore, throw-in there at 6pm. FIXTURES: Some other fixtures to be aware of for the weekend - on Friday (14th) our Minor hurlers will play Askeaton in Caherconlish at 7pm. On Saturday (15th), our U-8's travel to Ballybricken for their first game, throw-in at 10:30am. Then on Sunday (16th) our Minor hurlers travel to Fedamore to play Ballybricken, throw-in at 6:30pm.

Caherconlish GAA Football Club: Underage training Tuesday evening with U8 up to U12 training, It is important for everyone to complete the E-learning module and the Health Check. You can find them on the GAA website, GAA.IE. Training will continue for these age groups every Tuesday evening. East Junior B Football Championship First named team-home venue, Round 1. August 18th 7.30 pm Knockane v  Caherconlish. Round 2. August 23rd 7.30pm  Caherconlish v  Ballybricken/ Bohermore.

 Juniors: It is important for everyone to complete the E-learning module and the Health Check. You can find then on the GAA website, GAA.IE. Please send your cert to, Secretarybng.caherconlish.limerick@gaa.ieJunior B fixture dates, Round 1: 18th August, Round 2: 23rd August, Round 3: 27th August, Round 4: 30th August, Round 5; 17th August. 

U16 Footballers played Ballylanders in the first round of the Championship at Ballylanders last Monday evening and won on a score-line 3:08 to 4:07. Well done to both teams.

Fundraising:Old Clothes Collection. We would like to thank everyone who helped out with our clothes collection fundraiser . Thank you to everyone who donated clothes. Yours support is greatly appreciated. All funds raised goes into the running of the club. We will be having another one later in the year.

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

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