Best Wishes: Best Wishes to Canon Tony O’Keeffe, who is recovering at the moment following a operation. A speedy recovery from all his parishioners and friends of the community.
Anniversary Masses: Shanagolden Sunday 24th February May Noonan at 12noon. Foynes Sunday 24th February Denis Lane at 9am. Robertstown Sunday 24th February Maura Dorman at 10.30am.
Mass Times: Shangolden: Monday and Tuesday at 9.30am, Sunday 12noon. Foynes: Tuesday St.Senans Centre 10.15am, Chruch: Wednesday 6.30pm, Thursday 9.30am, Saturday 6.30pm, Sunday 9am. Robertstown: Friday 9.30am, Sunday 10.30am.
Confirmation: Confirmation for St.Senans Parish takes place in St.Senans Chruch, Shanagolden on Friday 8th March at 11am.
First Holy Communion: First Holy Communion for Shanagolden National School takes place in St.Senans Chruch Shanagolden on Saturday May 4th at 11am. First Holy Communion for Foynes National School takes place in St.Senans Robertstown on Saturday 18th at 11am.
Eucharistic Adoration: Eucharistic Adoration will be held in St.Senans Chruch, Foynes every Thursday after the morning 9.30am massuntil 10pm. All are welcome.
Choir Practice: Folk Choir practice has resumed every Monday from 7.15pm to 8.15pm in St.Senans Chruch, Shanagolden. New members are welcome.
Pilgrimage To Taize: There will be a Pilgrimage to Taize on Thursday July 4th to Tuesday July 9th July 2013 Pilgrimage is for over 18’s and will cost 595 euro. It will include four days in Taize and two days in Paris including a trip to Euro Disney. Contact Limerick Diocese for booking and details.
St.Senans Social Services: St.Senans Social Services have a book on sale entitled Memories 45 blian ag fas. It is on sale in all shops in both Shanagolden and Foynes and also in The flyin Boat Museum. It is dedicated to senior citizens past, present and future of Shanagolden, Foynes, Robertstown and Barrigone. It cost 5 euros.
Day Care Centre and Exercise Night: Day Care Centre and Exercise Night will resume again at the end of February in Foynes Community Centre.
Enrolement: Parents who wish to enrol their children in St. Senans National School Shanagolden in September 2013 can do so by contacting the School on 069-60215. Parents who wish to enrol their children in St.Senas National School Foynes should contact the school as soon as possible.
Shanid Comhaltas Group: The Shanid Comhaltas Group will hold its music lessons in the Hall, Shanagolden every Thursday night from 7pm to 9pm. This group caters for all age groups. All musicians are welcome. For further information contact Christy on 086-3106503 or Joan 086-1963847.
Marriage Preparation Courses: ACCORD Newcastle West Centre, Parish Centre, Newcastle West on 069-61000. It starts on Saturday 23rd March and for the following Saturdays there after: Saturday 11th May, Saturday 7th September and Saturday 16th November from 9am to 6pm. Please ring to book your place.
Lecture: The Shanid Historical Committee would like to invite you to there lecture in The Old Stand Bar at 8pm on 25th February. Tim Donovan will give a lecture titled Shanagolden, Co.Limerick”. Please do come along and support us. Refreshments will be served and everyone is welcome to attend.
Retirement of Dr. M. Tangney: Our local GP Dr. Tangney, after 32 years of service is retiring on the 1st March in Foynes Community Centre. Foynes Community Council would like to invite you to join us at 6.30pm that evening in the Coummunity Centre where we will take the opportunity to say “Thank You” to him for his years of dedication. Any enquiries contact: Rochelle Conroy 087-6597140, Grainne Walsh 086-8030676, Andrea Walsh 086-8296344.
Irish Classes: Irish Classes continue on Wednesday Nights at 7.30pm. For further information please contact Shelia O’Reilly on 087-6104145.
Foynes Festival 2013: The 2013 Foynes Festival will take place on Friday May 31st until Sunday 2nd June. We are now taking entires for the Float Parade, The Food and Craft Fair and the Ceoltas Busking Competition. Contact the Festival Office on 069-65416 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Citizens Information: Want to know more about your rights and entitlements? Citizens information will attend at Main Street, Foynes on this Thursday 21st February from 10.30am to 3.30pm.
Breast Check: Free Mobile Screening Unit located at Croom Orthopaedic Hospital, Freephone: 1800 45 45 45for woman aged 50 to 65.
Cards: The following are the results of cards held in the Hall, Shanagolden: first and second prize divided by two couples on eight games each: Eileen Carrig and Mary Lynch, Maire Wrenn and Partner. Table Prizes Nancy Danaher and John Dolan, Moss O’Connor and Joan Fitzgibbon. Raffle Winners: Peg Mulvihill, John Dolan, Mary Clifford, Paula Ruane and Peter Culhane. Lottery ticket Winners: Mary Clifford and Paula Ruane. Cards every Friday Night at 9.15pm. All are welcome.
Lottery: The numbers drawn were 10-22-26-31. There was no jackpot winner. Luck dip winners: 40 euro Ger Earls, Ballyhahill, 30 euro Ann Sheehan, Newcastle West, 20 euro Erin and Emma c/o Vera Kenrick, Ann White, Rathkeale, Five free lottery tickets: Siobhan Kennedy, Tournafulla.
St.Senans: Training Continues every Saturday mornings at 8am in The Boxing Club Rathkeale and also on the pitch in Mick Neville Park at 6.45pm on Monday evenings for all Seniors, Juniors, U/21’s and Minors, For Further information please contact Senior manager Dave Naughton on 0876267206 or Seamus O Donnell on 0876415451 or Damien Fitzgibbon on 0879156194.
Development Draw: Anyone wishing to join the County Development draw with excellent prizes and a percentage comes back into St.Senans GAA Club so please support. Contact Maurice O Mahoney on 087-7636558.
Table Quiz: There will be a table quiz held in Patie Joe’s Bar, Shanagolden on Friday March 1st at 9pm in aid of Bord na Nog. Please support this young cause.
Membership: Players and members are reminded that their annual membership is now due for the coming season. Please contact Maurice O Mahoney on 087-7636558.
Club Crested Gear: Club Crested Gear can now be purchased in Adrenalin Sport in Newcastle West. Players and club members of St.Senans can now buy club crested gear with up to 20% discount with your membership card.
Shannonside: A Team: Weekly Observer Premier Division: Shannonside A 1 Glin Rovers A 1. Fixture for this weekend away to Broadford United A in the Weekly Observer Premier Division League Cup Quarter Final at 11.30am in Broadford.
Estuary RFC: Dog Night: Estuary Rugby Football club will hold a Dog Night in the Greyhound Stadium on the Dock Road, Limerick on Saturday April 6th, Tickets are available from club members 10 euros per adult, Under 16’s free.