Monaleen Sept 21

Baptisms: We welcome into the Parish Community those who were baptised:Erin Hogan, daughter of Finbarr and Fiona of Glanntán and Dooradoyle.

Baptisms: We welcome into the Parish Community those who were baptised:Erin Hogan, daughter of Finbarr and Fiona of Glanntán and Dooradoyle.

Volunteers needed: Please consider being a Minister of the Eucharist. Your Church needs you.

Monaleen Parish Choir: The Parish Choir resumed rehearsals on Wednesday last. We have 31 members on the books at present: 12 sopranos, 9 altos, 4 tenors and 6 bass. However, new members are always very welcome, so lift up the phone and dial 332507(Tom Clinton), 337147(Marie Breen) or 333838(Josephine Browne). Singing in a choir is very therapeutic so come along and join the happy people! Rehearsals are held in the church on Wednesdays from 20.00 to 21.30 and we sing the Mass on the 1st. and 3rd. Sunday of every month.

Exercises for Active Older Adults: Osteofit – Exercise for strong bones and good balance. Osteofit classes restarted on Wednesday September 4 in Monaleen GAA Hall at 2pm. The class is aimed at healthy independent active older adults. It involves a warm up, followed by exercises to help prevent falls and improve balance, strength, posture and bone density as well as some flexibility and relaxation. There is no commitment from you. You can come along whenever you can. Find out more on You are invited to a complimentary first class and then the cost is €8 per session.

Set dancing: Set dancing classes are back in GAA club on Thursday nights. Beginners from 7pm – 8pm. Advanced from 8pm – 9.15pm. All welcome. Contact Pat O’Dea 087 2577761 for further information

Pilates Classes: Linda Lane’s Pilates Classes resumed on Monday September 16 at 9.15am and Wednesday at 6pm with the much loved gentle Pilates now on Tuesdays @ 6pm. Book today at or 087-2311787.

2013 Junior Infant Class Intake: Gaelscoil Chaladh an Treoigh has an intake of two Junior Infant classes in September 2013 and is currently accepting enrolments for that year. Places still available. Application forms available from office or from the School. Tel: 061 339678; email:

Monaleen/Milford Active Retirement Assoc.: Are meeting after their summer break at 11am. in Monaleen GAA Clubhouse every Monday. All are most welcome.

Monaleen Bridge Club: The Bridge Club reopened on Thursday September 12 at 7.45pm. For September the Club is open and all Bridge players are welcome.

Castletroy CCE: Want to learn an Instrument? Want to Dance ceilí, set or steps? Would you like to learn traditional Irish singing or practice your Gaeilge? Classes on Thursday evenings between 4-7pm include: Concertina, Box, fiddle, Banjo, flute, whistle, Bodhrán, guitar Singing, Group ensemble, Dancing, Gaeilge. Other instruments may be catered for if there is a demand. Venue: Don Bosco Centre, beside Milford Church. Information Contact: Majella on 087/9352605,, Facebook: castletroycce