May 25

Tim Sheils 087-62285

Reporter:

Tim Sheils 087-62285

RACE NIGHT: West Limerick 102fm are having a race night, it will take place at Murphys Bar, Abbeyfeale on Saturday, June 8 at 8.00pm. €10 per horse, buy a horse or share a horse with family or friends. To sponsor a race call 069-66200.

RACE NIGHT: West Limerick 102fm are having a race night, it will take place at Murphys Bar, Abbeyfeale on Saturday, June 8 at 8.00pm. €10 per horse, buy a horse or share a horse with family or friends. To sponsor a race call 069-66200.

ALZEIMERS TEA DAY: Sincere thanks to everyone who supported our tea day on May 9. Thank you to all our bakers, helpers and any one who contributed to this worthy cause.

A cheque for €757 has been forwarded to the Alzeimers Association.

CONGRATULATIONS: Congratulations to Helena Naughton, St Mary’s park, Rathkeale who celebrated her 50th birthday on Saturday, May 18 together with her son Trevor who celebrates his 30th on the same day in Mann’s Hotel. Music was by Brian Kelleher followed by disco with DJ Seamus.

Congratulations: to Brian McEnery, Rathkeale native, who has been appointed by the Minister for health as new chairperson of the health information and quality authority (HIQA), Brian is a partner with BDO Consulting corporate finance and health care.

Congratulations: to Ned Lawlor, St Mary’s Park, Rathkeale who celebrated his birthday on Saturday with family and friends.

Congratulations: to Margaret Mullins, who celebrated he 60th Birthday recently with family and friends.

Congratulations: to Mai Dowling who celebrates her birthday on Thursday with family and friends

GATHERING IN HOTEL: There was a gathering Rathkeale House Hotel on Friday night of the Dalton, Dowling , Hunt and Meehan families. A fantastic night was had by all. Some had not met for a number of years.

MASS READERS: Would you like to be a reader at mass? Contact Brid on 0864002153

LOUGH DERG PILGRIMAGE: Thinking about ways to celebrate the year of Faith, visit Lough Derg. Three day pilgrimage every day from Friday, May 31 until Tuesday, August 13. Contact: 0719861318 or email info@loughderg.org.

MASS FOR FINE WEATHER: A amss for fine weather for both our local farmers and ourselves will take place every Wednesday evening at 8.30pm, starting May 22.

PRAYERS FOR POLITICIANS: Pray for our politicians as they will soon decide on life and death issues.