LIONS RUN: On Wednesday night September 11 the Shannon & District Lions is holding its annual run/walk in Shannon. This event includes a 10k run and a 5k run/walk. The event will start from Shannon Leisure Centre. Online booking was available on the Runireland website but now forms can be got at the Leisure Centre. Registration will take palce the day before at the Leisure Centre from 5.30pm to 6.30pm sharp. Support local charities and take part.
RADIO MASS: This Sunday the RTE Radio Live Mass Broadcast will be from Mary Immaculate church at 11am. Live coverage will be available on RTE Radio 1 LW and Radio 1 extra.
ALL IRELAND: For anyone who isn’t travelling to Croke Park this Sunday the atmosphere of the All-Ireland is coming to Ennis. Ennis Town Council has confirmed that the Abbey Street Car Park will host large crowds of hurling enthusiasts who’ll watch Clare take on Cork on a big screen, with entertainment getting underway at 2.30pm, an hour before throw-in. Free parking will be offered at a number of locations throughout the town. Hopefully Aaron Cunningham will be recovered from injury to take part in the game. Best of luck!
The town is gradually being decorated in the Clare colours so don’t forget put out your bunting and flags.
MONTHS MIND: The months mind mass for Steve McKee, Tullyvarraga Court is on Saturday evening at 6.30pm in SS John & Paul church. For Jim Evans, Tola Park on Sunday at 12.15pm also in SS John & Paul church.
WEDDINGS: Congratulations to Ian Ring, Ballycaseymore Hill and Regina Jones, Moyvane, Co. Kerry who were married in Knockainey Church, Co. Limerick on Saturday
LOURDES: The Autumn Pilgrimage from September 27 to October 1 for 4 nights direct from Shannon is still available. The cost for the 4 nights is €590.Booking forms in both Churches or the Parish Office.
FURTHER EDUCATION: St. Patrick’s Comprehensive Further Education Sector is now enrolling for courses in Business Administration, Childcare & Health as well as Sports & Recreation.
Courses are run at FETAC/QQI and level 5. Students holding a Leaving Certificate or Leaving Certificate Applied may apply. Courses are also open to Mature Students, Leaving Certificate is not required.
CAMOGIE: Congratulations to local girl Elaine Gallery who captained the Dublin camogie team to All-Ireland junior success recently.
CHOIRS: Adult Choir Practice resumes on Thursday at 7.30pm in SS John & Paul Church. A radio mass Choir Practice takes place from 7pm to 8pm on Thursday in Mary Immaculate church.
RECENT DEATHS: Sympathy to the family of Mai Delaney, Town Court who was buried on Friday in Lemenagh Cemetery following funeral mass in Ss John & Paul church. To the family of Jimmy Barry, Rossbracken, whose funeral mass was on Sunday. To Benedetta McNally and her son John, Gleann na Smol on the death of her daughter and his sister Amelia Rose McNally, London. To Gretta Grace, Lisín, on the death of her sister Sally Bolger, Graiguenamanagh, Co. Kilkenny. To Susan O’Flaherty, Lee Park on the death of her sister Una McMahon, Limerick . To May Galvin, 28 Rossbracken, on the death of her brother Liam Fitzgerald, Ballyea who was buried on Friday. To Michael Campbell, Tullyglass Crescent, and Bridie Hendrick, Inis Mhara, on the death of their brother Danny Campbell, Craigavon, Co. Armagh. May they rest in peace.