Fr.Brendan Leahy: The Consecration of Fr. Brendan Leahy will take place on Sunday 14th April in St.John’s Cathedral, Limerick. As a Parish we would like to pray for Fr. Brendan, that he will be blessed in his new Ministry.
Anniversary Masses: Shanagolden: Sunday 24th March at 12noon Jim Madigan. Foynes: Saturday 23rd March at 6.30pm Packie, Kitty and Michael Mulvihill. Robertstown: Sunday 24th March at 10.30am Michael Danaher.
Mass Times: Shanagolden: Monday and Tuesday 9.30am, Sunday 12noon. Robertstown: Friday 9.30am, Sunday 10.30am. Foynes: Tuesday St.Senans Centre at 10.15am, Foynes Chruch Wednesday 6.30pm, Thursday 9.30am, Saturday 6.30pm, Sunday 9am.
Eucharistic Adoration: Eucharistic Adoration will be celebrated in Foynes Chruch every Thursday from 10am to 10pm. There will be no Eucharistic Adoration on Thursday 28th March (Holy Thursday) due to it being Holy Week.
Stations of the Cross: There will be Stations of the cross every Friday evening at 7pm in Foynes Chruch for the duration of Lent.
Sympathy: Sympathy is tendered to Pauline O’Donnell and Christina Hayes on the Death of there Father and granddad, David Dunne who died in Dublin recently. Sympathy is tendered to the Family and Friends of the late Mary Ryan, Barrigone who died last week. Sympathy is tendered to the Family and Friends of Fr. Michael O’Shaughnessy, Askeaton, who died recently. May they all rest in peace.
Baptism: We wish to welcome Kevin Rory Keane into our Christian Community, Kevin received the Sacrament of Baptism recently.
Wedding: We Would like to congratulate Brid Mc Mahon and Fergal Crowley who received the Sacrament of Matrimony recently, we wish them all the best in the future.
Lost Purse: A Black Purse containing a substantial sum of money lost in Reidys, Centra, Foynes, recently. If anyone has any information can they please contact Patrick Finucane on 087-2054807.
Shanid Historical Society: The Shanid Historical Society are pleased to announce our newly elected committee members: Hon. President: Fr.Jim Noonan, Hon Chairperson: June Danaher, Hon Vice Chairperson: Sean Diffley, Hon Treasurer: Tom Madigan, Hon Vice Treasurer Frank O’ Riordan, Hon Secretary: Maire Bhreathnach, Hon Assistant Secretary Pattie Garvey, P.R.O. Maire Bhreathnach.
Lecture: The Shanid Historical society committee would like to invite you to our lecture in the Old Stand, Shanagolden on Monday 25th March at 8.30pm. John Liston will give a lecture followed by a discussion titles “The co-operative movement in Munster with a focus on Shanagolden”. Memebers and non- members are welcome to attend. We would like to invite you to bring any memorabilia with you on the night. Please do come along and support us. Refreshments will be served and everyone is welcome to attend.
St.Senans Bereavement Support Group: If you had a recent bereavement or if it was a long time ago, please feel free to contact us: Jerry Corcoran, Cathy Mc Kinney, Chris Dundon on 087-6887792, your call will be confidential and a home visit could be arranged.
Limerick West GIY: Limerick West GIY with the aim of inspiring people to grow their own food will hold its March meeting on Thursday 21st March @ 7.00pm sharp in D&M Garden Centre, Croagh with new growers and old hands all welcome. This months talk will be given by Chris who will speak about cabbage and their versatility in that they can be harvested all year round by planting different varieties. If you love your greens this talk will be excellent for both the new grower and the experienced old hands. There will also be our first seed / plant swap of the season so please bring any unwanted seeds or excess plants and who knows you might just pick up that seed / plant you have been looking for. There is no need to bring anything if you don’t have spares and you can still take what you see during the swap.
Irish Classes: Irish classes continue every Wednesday night at 7.30pm. For further information please contact Shelia O Reilly on 087-6104145.
Foynes Festival 2013: The 2013 Festival will be held on Friday May 31st until Sunday June 2nd. We are now taking entries for the Float Parade, the Food and Craft Fair and Ceoltas Busking Competition. Contact the Festival Office on 069-65416 or email email@example.com.
Shanid Comhaltas Group: Shanid Comhaltas Group hold their music lessons in the Community Hall, Shanagolden every Thursday Night from 7pm-9pm. This group caters for all age groups. For information contact Christy on 086-3106503 or Joan on 086-1963847.
Cards: The following are the results held in the Community Hall, Shanagolden: first and second prize divided by two couples on nine games to John Wall and Marie Wrenn, Anthony Mc Mahon and Willie Keating. Table Prize: Brendan O Connell and Partner, John Dolan and Nancy Danaher. Raffle Winners: Donie Donovan x2, Moss O Connor x2, Moss Kearney. Lotto ticket winner: Donie Donovan. Cards every Friday night at 9.15pm. All are welcome.
Lottery: The following are the results of the Shanagolden Community Council lottery: The numbers drawn were 12-21-28-29. There was no winner, Lucky Dip winners: 40 euro: Elizabeth Kissane, Tarbert, 30 euro: Nora O’ Connor, Mountcollins, 20 euro: Mary Murphy, Feohanagh, 20 euro: Joe Hayes, Kilcolman, five free tickets Eddie Roche.
St. Senans GAA: Limerick Senior Footballers: Well done to Ian Ryan and Andrew Lane who were part of the Limerick senior footballers who were defeated by Tipperary last Saturday afternoon in the Gaelic Grounds, Limerick on a scoreline of Limerick 0-09 Tipperary 0-15. They now travel to Ruislip in London this weekend to take on the homeside hoping to get the victory that will secure the point they require to get promoted to division three. Best of luck.
Limerick Minors: Well done to James Naughton and James Bridgeman who were part of the Limerick Minor team that defeated Offlay in a challenge match in Rhebouge last Bank Holiday Monday.
Seniors: The Senior’s take on Adare in the first round of the all County Senior football league on this coming Saturday 23rd March at 3.30pm in the GAA Field, Foynes. Your support would be greatly appreciated.
County Development Draw: The first draw of 2013 took place at Cu Chulainn’s Bar, Patrickswell recently and the club had one winner Alan Gallagher Foynes, Alan won 250 euro. The next draw will take on Friday 5th April at The Old Stand Bar, Shangolden.
Shannonside FC: Lottery: The numbers drawn were 7-8-30-31. There was no winner, Luvky dip winners were: Pat Griffin, Debbie Carrig, Shanagolden, John J Enright, Foynes, Paula Lane, Foynes.
Estuary RFC: 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 euro per adult, under 16’s free.