Bruff July 13

ANNUAL SAGGART PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDES: The Annual Saggart Pilgrimage to Lourdes takes place from September 22 to 27. Hotel Paradise full board costs €699. For booking forms or further information please contact Fr. Joe Foley at 087 2618412 or Eileen Irwin at 087 6628288.

ANNUAL SAGGART PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDES: The Annual Saggart Pilgrimage to Lourdes takes place from September 22 to 27. Hotel Paradise full board costs €699. For booking forms or further information please contact Fr. Joe Foley at 087 2618412 or Eileen Irwin at 087 6628288.

GAA CUL CAMP: The GAA Cul Camp will be held in Bruff from the July 15 to 19. Registration can be made on www.kelloggsculcamps.gaa.ie

SCOIL DEAN CUSSEN: Parents Association would like to thank most sincerely everyone who came along to the Gather the Herd sports day in the soccer field on 6th July. It was a huge success and well done to all of the participants - some of whom were 2 and a few might have been 42!! Special thanks to the sponsors on the day Paddy’s Sweet Shop who kindly sponsored all of the medals. Thanks also to Bruff United for the use of their field and fantastic facilities on the day. Finally thanks to all the volunteers who made it a great day. A full list of the winners will be posted up in the street.

GATHERING 2013: Fundraising Dance in Bulgaden Castle in aid of Milford Hospice on Saturday 13th July. Music by Jimmy Connery and DJ Eugene O’Sullivan. Admission €10. Your support would be greatly appreciated.

RUGBY SUMMER CAMP: The Annual Summer Camp organized by Munster Rugby takes place this year at Bruff RFC Grounds from Monday August 5th to Friday August 9th. The camp is for children aged from 6 to 12 year olds. Visit Munster Rugby www.munsterrugby.ie. For summer camp terms and conditions call 021 4323563 or e-mail camps@munsterrugby.ie. 1st Child €85, 2nd and subsequent child €75 each. Daily time 9.30am – 1.30pm. Each camp participant will receive the following kit free of charge. T-shirt, Adidas shorts, adidas socks, adidas draw string bag, mouth guard, 1 junior ticket to a Munster Pre Season Match and 1 Summer Camp Attendance Certificate. All coaches are fully trained and experienced.

SEASIDE RETREATS (FOR LAY PEOPLE ONLY): Faithful Companions of Jesus, Ibricken Lodge, Spanish Point, Co. Clare. (Friday July 26; 6pm – Monday July 29 1pm.) “ Word of God retreat…. Be still and know that I am God”. (Director Sr. Geraldine Lennin FCJ). For further information contact Geraldine Lennon FCJ, Ballygrennan, Bruff, Co. Limerick. Tel: 086 3423692 or email geraldinefcj@yahoo.ie

MARANATHA PRAYER MINISTRY: Invites you for the Healing Retreat through the Ministry of Rev. Fr. Michael O’Shea and Noel Byrne, enriched with the Rosary, Eucharistic Adoration, Word of God, Healing Mass, Praise and Worship, Confession, and Spirit Filled Music by the Maranatha Gospel Choir on Sunday 21st July, 2013 from 2.30pm to 7.30pm at St. Paul’s Church, Dooradoyle, Limerick. Tea and refreshments in hall after. Everyone welcome!

LIMERICK WEST GIY: with the aim of inspiring people to grow their own food goes on the road for the next few months. This month we will pay a visit Rachel O’Grady’s in Askeaton on Thursday July 18 with meeting time for the garden tour scheduled for 7pm. Rachel has both fruit and vegetable areas. Rachel is a very experienced organic grower and is always willing to share her knowledge. If you plan to attend and need directions please text your name to 087 9918956. On Thursday August 15 the visit will be to the plot of Chris Enright, Morenane. More details in the coming weeks.

FEILE: Congratulations to the U14 hurlers who took part in the fantastic Feile competition last weekend. The boys competed in the top division and put in outstanding performances in all three games. While results didn’t go our way the lads can be very proud of the way they played with all three games going to the wire. Our visiting club Abbeyside from Waterford made the semi-final and congratulations to them on a great achievement . Thanks to all club members who put in a huge amount of work to make this an unforgettable weekend with the Barbecue on Saturday evening a great success. The U14 hurlers get back to normal action on Wed 17th with a home game against Mungret , throw in 7:30pm. Our U16 hurlers play Monaleen in a crucial match on Mon 15th in Bruff , throw in 7:30pm. U12 footballers resume action with a home game against Kilmallock on Thursday 18th throw in 6:45pm.

BRUFF/ GRANGE/ MEANUS PARISH LOTTERY: At the Parish Lottery on Monday 8th July 2013, the numbers drawn were 9, 19 and 35 and there was no jackpot winner. The lucky dip winners were as follows: Eileen Browne c/o Breda, Eileen Og Ryan c/o Breda, James Browne c/o Howards, Joe O’Callaghan c/o Breda and Kathleen Richardson c/o Breda. Promoter’s Prize went to Dempsey’s. Next Lotto jackpot is €1,100 and will be held on Monday 15th July. Congratulations to the above winners. Thank you for your generous support.