MUINTIR NA TÍRE HALL: Much work has been done on the Muintir na Tíre Hall, Murroe over the summer and autumn months and it is now ready to be at the hub of local events again. The work was made possible by donations and grants and thus, local fundraising was not needed. It is now possible to book the use of the hall and its side-rooms from the Bank Holiday weekend onwards and to do so, please contact Breda Ahern in Murroe at 386163.
BOHER COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT 45 RESULTS: Boher Community Development Association Progressive 45 Results are as follows: First Prize: Brendan Quirke and Francis Boyle, 2nd Prize: Tomas and Helena Richardson, 3rd Prize: Tony Quinn and Larry Quigley and Table prize; Kathleen Boyle and Liz Barron, Dick Laffan and Pat O’Connell.
45 DRIVE RETURNS TO VILLAGE: As the Muintir na Tíre Hall is soon to be ready for use after extensive renovations, the popular 45 Drive is returning to its local venue at the hall from Tuesday, October 29. The organisers are grateful for the use of Boher Community Centre while the local hall was being renovated. Please let your 45 drive friends know of the return to its former venue as it is hoped to get it up and running for the winter months as good as ever.
MURROE ICA: Murroe ICA is holding its annual Fair in the Muintir na Tíre Hall, Murroe, on Sunday, November 24. Information on same may be had by calling 087 1259750.
CHURCH NEWS: A parish celebration of the faith with readings, prayers, music, reflection etc will be held in Murroe church on Friday, November 1 at 6-30 pm. The Rosary will be held each Sunday for the month of October at 6-30 pm in Murroe church. Eucharistic Adoration is held weekly on Fridays from 10-30 am to 8 pm in the Prayer Room at the back of Murroe church. The Cashel and Emly Lourdes Dinner dance will be held on Saturday, November 9 in Dundrum House Hotel. Dinner will be at 8 pm sharp with music by John Gorman. Tickets are available at €25 each from Liz Barron at 087 1543563.
BOHER BRIDGE CLUB: Boher Bridge Club will hold Bridge lessons for beginners from 6-15 pm to 7-15 pm on Monday nights for ten weeks. The fee is €30-00 which includes Bridge Club membership and further information is available from Declan at 061 351680.
MURROE AFC: The A team continued their recent good form with a 3-0 away victory over Prospect with Philip Clancy, William Clohessy and Liam Breen getting the goals. They went top of Division 1A this week with a superb 8-3 victory over Hyde Rangers. An Evan Walsh hat trick, a brace from Philip Clancy and goals from Eoin Hartnett Liam Breen and Drew McLean accounted for Murroe’s tally. The B’s lost at home to Shannon Town 4-2 with Seamus Bridgeman and Alan Connolly netting for Murroe. The two under-12 girls’ teams were in action also with the A’s [older girls] losing very narrowly to Ballylanders 1-0 in a game where they deserved at least a draw. Cara Griffin, Roisin Kinsella, Naoise Duffy and Roisin Crowe impressed for Murroe. This week they had a very narrow defeat away to Ballylanders 1-0 where at least a draw was deserved. Roisin Kinsella, Cara Griffin, Roisin Crowe and Emily Hayes impressed for Murroe. The younger 12’s with a sprinkling of 10’s lost 3-0 away to Holycross. This was a gallant effort with Emma Barry in goals, Chloe Cantillon, Holly Judge and Sarah Jane Flynn impressing for Murroe. The under-13 boys played a friendly against Newport and won 1-0 with Eoghan Burke scoring. In the under-12 boy’s premier, Murroe lost 2-0 at home to Cullen/Donohill. The under-10 boys had a series of blitz matches in Murroe last Sunday winning one against Kilteely, drawing one v Cappamore and losing one v Pallas. Killian Quaid and Brian O Keefe scored for Murroe. Murroe AFC underage girls soccer is currently up and running on the following dates: Girls born 2003/04 on Wednesdays from 6-7 pm, girls born 2005/06/07 on Thursdays from 5-6 pm. All new players are welcome and for further details, please contact Marie O’Flynn on 086 6055545. Finally, the annual Soccer draw will be taking place as usual this coming December and more details will follow.
CAMOGIE COLLECTION: Murroe/Boher camogie are holding another collection of your unwanted clothes, shoes, bed-linen, bags etc at the club-house at the Harty Park, Murroe for 7 pm to 7-45 pm. Further information may be obtained by calling Geraldine at 087 6722055.
CRAFT FAIR: The 25th Annual Craft Fair will take place in the Castle Oaks House Hotel in Castleconnell, on this Bank Holiday Sunday and Monday, October 27 and 28, from 12 to 6 each day. All of the crafts at the fair are Irish made and of the highest quality. Indeed, from your own parish, Yvonne Edmonds will be in attendance, exhibiting her batiks. It is a great way to start your Christmas shopping. So, come along, support craft entrepreneurs and buy Irish! As well as wonderful crafts, the Munster Senior & Minor Hurling cups will be on display, and you will have the chance to win in the raffle, or in the draw for tickets to see the boys of One Direction at their concert in Dublin next year. The Fair is non-profit and all proceeds go back into voluntary groups in the parish.
HEALTH CARE TRAINING: Ballyhoura Development will be delivering two health care training programmes, one based in Doon, Co Limerick and the other in Liscarroll, Co. Cork, this autumn. The aim of the initiative is to build the skills of women and provide them with a recognised FETAC Level 5 qualification in Health Care that will cover 2 modules of learning. This will help participants to progress by improving their labour market readiness. This training programme is designed to provide practical information and skills for individuals who wish to work in the health care sector. The following FETAC Level 5 modules will be offered, Care Skills and Occupational First Aid with the addition of One to One Career Planning, Profile Analysis and Wellness and Recovery Action Planning. Both of these training programmes will start in October 2013. This course is designed to meet the needs of the ever growing care industry in Ireland. Understanding client care and care settings will be a key part of the training. The course content will give you an excellent understanding of the fundamentals of health care support and with a recognised qualification in the care of the older person. For further information on these courses contact Anisa at 063 91730
This programme is being delivered with support of the European Social Fund (ESF) under the Human Capital Investment Operational Programme and the Department of Justice and Equality. This programme is funded under the Equality for Women Measure and is managed collaboratively between the Department and Pobal.