May 25

Mary Hayes 061-60449

Reporter:

Mary Hayes 061-60449

Anniversary Masses: Shanagolden: Sunday 26th May at 12noon Liz Behan. Foynes: Saturday 25th May at 6.30pm Alice Shine. Sunday 26th May at 9am Congregation Intentions. Robertstown: Sunday 26th May at 10.30am.

Anniversary Masses: Shanagolden: Sunday 26th May at 12noon Liz Behan. Foynes: Saturday 25th May at 6.30pm Alice Shine. Sunday 26th May at 9am Congregation Intentions. Robertstown: Sunday 26th May at 10.30am.

Rosary: The Rosary is recited every Saturday evening before mass in Foynes Chruch. The Rosary is recited at the Grotto in Shanagolden each Monday evening at 7.30pm for the month of May.

First Holy Communion: Congratulations to Niamh Conroy, Kayla Foley, Vivienne Frawley, Nadine Moroney, Katie Ruttle, Roisin Tucker, Hannah Walsh, Conor Clifford, Alan Finnegan, Nathan Meaney and Senan O’Brien from Foynes National School who received the Sacrament of First Holy Communion last weekend in Robertstown Chruch.

Baptism: Welcome into our Christian Community Alexandra Mae Mullane who received the Sacrament of Baptism recently.

Sympathy: Sympathy is tendered to the O’Sullivan family, Clounties on the death of their Joan Carroll of Kilcommon, Nenagh recently. May she rest in peace.

Novena To The Sacred Heart: Novena to the Sacred Heart in Robertstown Chruch Thursday 30th May to Friday 7th June, nightly at 8pm.

St.Senans Social Services: St.Senans Social Services will hold there annual Church Gate collection takes place on this coming Saturday 25th May and Sunday 26th May in Shanagolden, Foynes and Robertstown Chruches. Please Support generously. The Chiropodist will attend on the 2nd Monday of each Month, in our room in the Community Centre Foynes at 1.30pm.

Shanagolden Community Council: Captain Tim Madigan sports development: The Development of the walkway has been granted, under the public procurement process, to Frank Riordan Plant Hire and the contract for the building of the dressing rooms is now at e-tender stage. To continue raising the local contribution towards both of these projects a number of important Fund Raising Events are being organised and the support of the general public is requested: A concert featuring The Stars of The Showband Era-Paddy Cole, Louise Morrissey, Ray Lynam, Shaun O’Dowd, Crystal Swing and Lorraine Mc Donald and the Conquerors will be held in Shanagolden Dance Hall on Friday 21st June at 8.30pm. Tickets 25 euro on sale locally and from Community Council members. Siamsa Shanagolden 15th to 18th August, a weekend with Ceili, Teen Disco, Barn dance and Sports and novelty events in the field. Further details later. There will also be a 5k Run/Walk in September. Celtic Tenors will be in concert in Shanagolden Church on Saturday 21st December. As well as the above fundraising events we also need the ongoing regular support of the weekly bingo, Cards and Lotto. We thank all the promoters and helpers at these weekly events as the monies raised at these events is vital to the fundraising project.

Foynes Irish Coffee Festival: The festival will take place from 31st May to June 2nd. We are looking for volunteers to help out over the weekend. Anyone interested can contact a committe member or go to the festival website www.foynesfestival.com. Foynes is hosting its first 5K Run on the Sunday of the Festival (2nd June). All proceeds will go to charity. Walkers can register on the day for a fee of 5euro. You can register online at www.precissiontiming.primo-solutions.co.uk/ps/event/foynes5k2013. Our charity this year is Tipperary/Limerick/Clare for Cystic Fibrosis. Please support this worthy cause.

Creeves Celtic AFC: On this coming Saturday 25th May Creeves Celtic will hold a 10K road race and fun walk. This race will start from the Thatch Bar Newbridge, Askeaton at 1pm. Check in is from 11am, entry fee is 15 euro for runners and 10 euro. Prizes are follows 1st 100 euro, 2nd 50 euro 3rd 30 euro. There will also be barbeque that night with live music with Plan B playing from 8pm to 10pm followed by disco until late. For further information please contact Seamus O’ Donnell on 087-6415451.