Church Notes: Reader for the Month of September at Meanus Mass is Margaret O Rourke.
The Eucharistic Minister is Catherine O Riordan.
The collector is Pat Murnane.
Walk Of Life for Milford Hospice : As part of a county-wide fundraising drive for Milford Hospice a five hour hurling match will be held in the local GAA field on this Saturday where all past and present hurlers of Camogue Rovers and indeed neighbouring clubs are invited to “Hurl for Milford” at some stage between 12 noon and 5 pm, whether your fitness levels will last five minutes or five hours all are asked to take part and donate to Milford Hospice. At 5pm a “Parish Walk for Milford” will begin around the walking track when every parishioner is asked to turn out in support of the great work being done by Milford Hospice.
For further details contact Gerard Murnane at 087 6535030.
Coffee Morning: A Coffee Morning in aid of Milford Hospice will be held in Dempsey’s Pub, Meanus, on Thursday 19th September, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. All are welcome.
Tommy Brouder Weekend: Brings a welcome return to” Crystal Swing” who will take to the stage in Meanus Community Centre on Saturday night, 21st September 2013. This will be preceded by local Trad Group, Deise Ceoil, commencing at 9 p.m.
Admission tickets are €10 and are available by contacting 087-2660958 or 087 6354756. Bar facilities will be available on the night. All welcome to come along to what promises to be a great night’s entertainment.
Keep Fit: has resumed in Meanus Community Centre each Monday night commencing at 8p.m. All welcome to come along and join in the fun as well as shedding those few extra ounces.
The Parent Toddler Group has also resumed and is held in the Community Centre, Meanus each Tuesday morning from 9.30 a.m. until 11 a.m. All very welcome to attend.
Set Dancing will resume in Meanus Community on Wednesday, 2nd October commencing at 8.30 p.m. sharp. All welcome to attend.
Cards: Winners at last Sunday night’s cards in Meanus: 1st Prize Joe Carey and Joe Mc Donald; 2nd Pat Condon and Mike Greene; Breda O Donnell and Katherine O Regan and Eily Browne and Theresa Hayes
Table Prizes: Sean and Bridie Mulqueen, Ted and Lucy Hynes and Jim Carey and Mary Margaret Noonan
Raffle: €50 Eileen Maunsell, €25 Nora Mai Dunworth, €10 Mary Margaret Noonan, Ted Hynes, Eileen Maunsell, Katherine O Regan, Mike Greene, Willie O Brien and Ann Potter
Bruff Blue Grass Festival: The 5th Annual Blue Grass Festival will be held in Bruff on 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th October, 2013. This year’s events commences with the interviewing and crowning of the Morning Star Rose on Thursday, 3rd and Friday 4th October. On Saturday morning, 5th October the Longboat Memorial 10k run will take place also a 50k cycle with Limerick 95fm broadcasting live from the town. The Parish Mass at 6pm on Saturday evening will include Gospel music with a band from Northern Ireland. Sunday, 6th will commence with a Hillbilly Tractor Run in aid of the Cliona Foundation with registration at 11 am at Clancy’s Pub. A donkey Derby will take place in the afternoon and a Soap Box Derby. The Festival will draw to a close on Sunday evening with a Fireworks Display at 8 p.m. There will be an abundance of music in all the pubs each night with the following bands taking part: Tin Box Company, Woodbine, Bending the Strings, Knotty Pines String Band, Down and Outs and Well Enough Alone. This is surely a great weekend’s entertainment in Bruff.
GAA Notes: Camogue Rovers retained the South Junior B Football championship at Hospital on last Sunday where they defeated Bruff in the Final on a score of 6-15 to 0-3. After the game the captain, Mike Lynch was presented with the John Carroll Memorial cup presented by members of the Carroll Family.
The winning team was: Mark Cronin, Barry O Connor, James Conway, Tom O Donnell, Mike O Donnell, Peadar McCarthy, Tadhg McCarthy, Jonathon Cosgrave, Paudie O Connor, Arthur Riordan, Billy Hogan, Antony Nealon, Mike Lynch David Cregan, and Willie Moloney. Subs: Steve Lyons, Carl O Regan, Michael Doran, Shane Barry.
Their next match is against Knockane in the County Quarter Final on a date and venue to be arranged.