May 11

Patrick Coffey 061-3

Reporter:

Patrick Coffey 061-3

Anniversaries & Months Minds: 11th/12th May: 6:30pm Sean Kelly, Hillview Grove. 

Anniversaries & Months Minds: 11th/12th May: 6:30pm Sean Kelly, Hillview Grove. 

9am Josephine & Michael Ryan, Cooga. 

10am Kitty Nolan, Glasha Talann &  formerly Kilmoylan, & her parents John & Mary. 

11am Catherine Quigley, Toomaline. 

Fri. 10th: Joe Berkery, Kilmoylan at 7:30pm in Parish Church-Months Mind. 

Sat. 11th: Eileen Kennedy, Glasha Talann at 10am in Convent Chapel-1st Anniv. 

Fri. 17th: Pat Butler, Carrigbeg at 7:30pm in Parish Church-Months Mind. 

Recently Christened: we welcome into our Community Cormac Michael Murphy who was christened recently. 

Legion of Mary:  During the month of May the rosary will be prayed each morning before 10am Mass in Convent Chapel & on Sun. evenings in Parish Church @ 6:30pm. 

Doon Tidy Towns 2013: AGM took place for 2013/14-the following officers were elected: Chairperson: Fr. Tony Ryan, Secretary: Donal Anderson, Treasurer: Joe Connolly.  We are presently preparing for this year’s tidy towns competition, adjudication will take place throughout the month of June – 4 weeks away.  As part of our preparation, householders and business proprietors are asked to have their properties presented in the best possible fashion.  

St. Joseph’s Secondary School: the school is looking for memorabilia from past pupils.  We are particularly interested in finding past uniforms from before the current blue school uniform.  Please contact the school office on (061) 380378 if you can offer any information. 

Ballyhoura Rural Services (BRS): is now operating a “Community Phone Link” service, in addition to our existing visitation centre.  “Community Phone Link” consists of a friendly phone call once or twice a week from a trained member of staff and is available to anybody in the Ballyhoura area who would appreciate a regular call, particularly elderly people.  The service is free of charge and operated Mon. to Fri. from 9am-5pm.  If you would like to register for this service, or if you know somebody who may be interested in receiving a friendly call, please contact Kay Kennedy 383666. 

The Galtee Challenge: In aid of MS Society, will be held on Sat. 1st June.  Walkers & collectors needed, please support.  Contact Tom Hayes (086) 8365930. 

Doon I.C.A:  next meeting will be held on Thurs. 9th May at 8pm in Doon Community Centre.  All welcome. 

Doon Community Council: refurbishment of the centre is complete, but there is a large amount of cleaning to be done before re-opening.  Help is urgently needed from next Tuesday to Friday night from 7-10pm.  Please come alone any night you can.  Bring cleaning equipment. 

Doon GAA: Lotto-29th Apr. no’s drawn 6-9-13-19, no winner.  Next week’s draw will be held in Whelan’s Bar, jackpot €9,200.  Fixtures: Senior C/Ship Rd.1: Doon v Patrickswell on Sun. 12th May in Bruff @ 7pm.  East Junior B Leag. Doon v South Liberties on Tue. 14th May in Doon @ 7:30pm. 

Results: Minor Doon 0-13 Ahane 0-15.  U14 Feile B Final Doon 3-6 Garryspillane 2-3.  East Junior ‘A’ Leag Doon 1-9 Ahane 3-17. Feile Fundraiser:  we will hold a raffle at Oola bingo on Tue. 7th @ 8:30pm, all support appreciated.  Cash 4 Clobber: Last day for dropping off bags is next Sat.  Supporters Text Service: if you would like to receive match alerts, please text your name to (087) 9387755. Mackey Draw: will take place in Moore’s Bar on Fri. 10th May-all welcome.