Murroe Sept 28

MURROE-BOHER CAMOGIE CLUB: Murroe-Boher Camogie Club would like to congratulate the under-16 girls on winning the under-16 County C Championship on Thursday, September 19. Playing Treaty Gaels, the girls went behind early on, in what was a very hard and physical game, but slowly came to grips with their opponents and went on to dominate from late in the first half right to the finish, to run out comfortable winners in the end on a scoreline of 5-11 to 2-4. Anna Ryan, as captain, accepted the well deserved trophy on behalf of the team. The great support from the parents and the senior club was very much appreciated on the night. The club will be collecting any of your unwanted clothes, shoes, bags, etc on this Saturday, September 28, in the clubhouse in Murroe from 7-7.45 pm. Contact Geraldine on 087-6722055 if you have clothes to give but cannot make the collection time.

MURROE-BOHER CAMOGIE CLUB: Murroe-Boher Camogie Club would like to congratulate the under-16 girls on winning the under-16 County C Championship on Thursday, September 19. Playing Treaty Gaels, the girls went behind early on, in what was a very hard and physical game, but slowly came to grips with their opponents and went on to dominate from late in the first half right to the finish, to run out comfortable winners in the end on a scoreline of 5-11 to 2-4. Anna Ryan, as captain, accepted the well deserved trophy on behalf of the team. The great support from the parents and the senior club was very much appreciated on the night. The club will be collecting any of your unwanted clothes, shoes, bags, etc on this Saturday, September 28, in the clubhouse in Murroe from 7-7.45 pm. Contact Geraldine on 087-6722055 if you have clothes to give but cannot make the collection time.

MURROE TWINNING PROJECT: Murroe Twinning will be hosting at least fifteen of their French friends from Evry-Grégy-sur-Yerres this coming weekend, September 27 to 29. Plans include a visit to Cobh, including a wonderful luncheon and the Titanic Experience, a guided Limerick Walking Tour, trip to the Limerick Milk Market and other Limerick tourist attractions as well as some localized activities in the Murroe-Boher area. Inclusive in this weekend will be an official Gathering - “A French Welcome”. This will include a buffet supper with localized entertainment, wine & nibbles to follow. Councillor John Egan and wife along with the parish priests have also been invited to join with the group. The Committee and group as a whole have worked hard to organize this weekend and look forward to this shared collaborative experience.

BOHER DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION: The newly refurbished Community Centre has proved to be a great success and Boher Community Development Association will hold a table quiz on this Friday, September 27, at 8 pm in Hanley’s Bar in Boher to raise funds for same. Spot prizes can be donated to Helen Hickey, Paudie Laffan, Pat O’Connell, Mary Ryan or any committee member.

EMPLOYMENT CLINIC: Ballyhoura Rural Employment Clinics in Mitchelstown and Charleville: Employment Clinics will commence in Mitchelstown and Charleville in October; for details of dates and times, contact Kate at 087 781 1177 / klennon@ballyhoura.org

CHURCH NEWS: Confirmation in the parish for the pupils of Killinure and Murroe National schools will take place earlier than usual next year on Friday, February 28, in Murroe church. The dates have also been set for next year’s Holy Communion ceremonies with the Killinure children receiving the Sacrament on Saturday, May 10 and Murroe School on Saturday, May 17, 2014.

TIDY TOWNS 2013: The local committee of Murroe Tidy Towns are to be commended on the report received this year for their efforts in the Tidy Towns competition. Achieving a whopping nine extra points this year which brought the village to sixth in County Limerick was a great achievement and a fitting result for the great work being put in during the year. The full report can be had at www.tidytowns.ie/u_reports.

GETTING THAT JOB: Maximize your chances of getting that job by joining one of Ballyhoura Development’s CV & Interview Skills Training Courses; upcoming courses in Murroe, Hospital, Churchtown and Galbally. Details from Anisa 063-91730/ amoynihan@ballyhoura.org

MURROE/BOHER GAA CYCLE FUNDRAISER: Murroe/Boher GAA and Camogie clubs will hold a cycle fundraiser on this coming Sunday, September 29, beginning at 12 noon at the Harty Park, Murroe. The distances are 5 Km and 40 Km and all are welcome to take part.

FURNITURE RESTORATION COURSE: Hospital FRC Men’s Shed Project Furniture Restoration Course will run on Thursday evenings from 6.30 pm to 9.00 pm starting on 12th September for 12 weeks. Participants will need to bring a small item of furniture that they wish to restore; materials to restore furniture are covered. The cost is €35. This event is supported by Hospital FRC & Limerick & Clare Education and Training Board. To book your place, contact the Hospital FRC at 061 383884.

MURROE AFC UNDERAGE GIRLS SOCCER: Training for girls born 2003/04 is on Wednesday evenings from 6-7 pm. Training for girls born 2005/06 is on Thursday evenings from 5-6 pm and all new players are welcome. The club would like to facilitate soccer for girls born 2007/08 if there are parents willing to become involved. This is a great way to meet new people in the Community and to involve girls in a healthy outdoor activity. Please contact club secretary, Marie O’Flynn, at 086 6055545 if you are interested. The under-12 boys lost away to Charleville in the league and the A team lost 3-1 away to Cappamore in the FAI Cup. Liam Breen scored for Murroe.

OWN BUSINESS COURSE: Interested in starting your own business! 6 week start your Own Business Course which runs one day a week. Participants will obtain and/or develop the necessary skills and knowledge to assess the marketing and financial viability of their business idea/ project. Contact John Hassett; 061 351217/ jhassett@ballyhoura.org

FURNITURE MAKING: Ballyhoura Development has a number of immediate vacancies on their furniture making course which is taking place in Doneraile Co. Cork. The course is provides training in a number of modules at Fetac level 5 including; Modules, Furniture Making. Design Skills. Work practice Computer Aided Draughting Personal effectiveness. The course is designed to give people skills to allow them to gain employment in the furniture making, restoration joinery and related industries. To be eligible you need to be unemployed and on a social welfare payment. Further information is available from: Don Colbert or Mike Hennessy; Tel: 0869736941 Tel: 0860875412 or dcolbert@ballyhoura.org or mhennessy@ballyhoura.org.