WARRIOR KIDS : This Saturday Shannon Leisure Centre will be holding its second “Warrior Kids” race which will take place on the Industrial Estate on Saturday morning.
This Dualthlon race will have 4 age categories from ages 8 - 15yrs and will be made up of Run-Bike-Run of varying distances.
This will be an official Triathlon Ireland sanctioned event and will coincide with the Centre’s warrior kids training camp held during the week.
This is the only race of its kind in Ireland and will build on the huge success of last year’s “Kids of Steel” camp and race.
IRISH NIGHT: The monthly CCE Irish night session will be held at Wolfe Tones Old Bar on Wednesday night April 3 at 9.30pm.
LEISURE CENTRE: The Leisure Centre will open on Saturday and Sunday from 9am to 6pm. Monday will be closed, reopening at 7am on Tuesday.
DAWN MASS: The Dawn Mass will be celebrated at 6am on Easter Sunday morning in illaunmanagh Cemetery. (Please note clocks go forward one hour next Sunday morning)
SPINATHON: A Spinathon fundraiser will take place in the leisure cent on Friday April 12 from 6.30 to 8.30pm in aid of local charities. Admission is 20euro which includes Spinathon, and after event party in the Shannon Knights Evoluton Club, BBQ and Disco. All cyclists, triathletes are welcome, bring your own turbo trainer or book a bike with Aero Spinning at the centre.
EASTER FLOWERS: Easter flowers for the churches, anyone who would like to donate flowers (or cash in lieu), should please see any of the Sacristans.
EASTER SATURDAY: The Easter Vigil Mass will be celebrated in Mary Immaculate Church at 9pm on Saturday night. There will be no 6.30pm mass in Ss John & Paul church.
BLESSING OF FOOD: The Blessing of Food (a Polish tradition) will take place at 12 noon on Holy Saturday in SS John & Paul Church. Why not join the hundreds of people who come with a basket of food for Blessing!
BINGO: St Senan’s N.S. is running a Bingo session on April 4 in the Oakwood Arms Hotel.
ADORATION CHAPEL: The chapel will close for Easter at 6pm on Holy Thursday re-opening for Adoration only on Easter Tuesday at 9am.
EASTER TOUR: Fr Liam Lawton Easter Tour Concert will be held at An Glor Theatre, Ennis on Tuesday 30 April. Tickets are on sale from theatre directly or box office at 065 6843103.
MUSICAL AGM: Shannon Musical Society will be holding their Annual General Meeting on April 8. All are welcome.
CHILDRENS MASSES: The parish invite all children from the Parish to celebrate Easter at Masses on Easter Sunday, 10am in SS John & Paul and 11am in Mary Immaculate Church.
RECENT DEATHS: Sympathy to the family of Breda McLoughney, Tullyvarraga Crescent who was buried on Monday. To the family of Martin Clair, Kilmurry who was buried on Wednesday. To Alan Berry, Carrig Hill on the death of his mother Margaret Berry, Limerick who was buried on Thursday. May they rest in peace.