KILLINURE NS SOCCER CHAMPS: The girls of fifth and sixth class in Killinure National School won the Limerick Aviva soccer title playing some great soccer en route to a final win over Granagh-Ballingarry. They went on to represent the county in the Munster final and were unlucky to be beaten. Well done to Aoife, Hazel, Anna, Karen, Aoife and Jayne. Also, on the hurling front, David Hickey has been selected to play for Limerick in the Primary game on June 9 at half time in the Limerick versus Tipperary Munster Championship semi-final at the Gaelic Grounds.
45 DRIVE: The winners of last week’s 45 Drive were: First prize of €200 went to Michael & Gerard Ryan and Tess & Lorraine. Second prize of €80 went to Helen Doyle & Nora Lonergan. Third prize of €60 went to Bob & David Richardson and Pat O’Connor & Patsy Laffan and Dick Laffan and Donie Coffey and Thomas Dundon & Jeremy Riordan. Table prizes went to Liam Shinnors & Paddy Lee and Paddy Owens & Eamonn Cooke.
CLOSING CEREMONY: Many boys and girls from the parish of Murroe-Boher went to school down through the years to St. Michael’s College in Cappamore, (or ‘Cappamore Tech’ as it was affectionately called!). There is now an amalgamation of the two schools in Doon and St. Michael’s in Cappamore from this coming September and the principal and board of management would like to invite students, parents and the local community to their closing ceremony on Saturday, June 1, at 7.30pm in the Parish Church, with refreshments and book launch in the school afterwards.
SUMMER CAMP: On the week June 10 to 14, a summer camp of activities for the first and second year students of the area is being run. The camp will take place at the Harty Park grounds in Murroe village and the cost is €50-00 for the week. The activities on offer include tag rugby, rounders, GAA skill development, drama, crafts etc. All taking part will be encouraged to speak Irish as much as possible. If you are interested there is a registration night in the club house at 8.00pm on next Tuesday night, June 4.or ring Helen Regan on 086 8944797. Please note that boys and girls are welcome!
MURROE/BOHER CAMOGIE CLUB: Murroe-Boher camogie would like to congratulate Hazel Hourigan (Killinure N.S) who was picked for the Limerick Camogie primary game panel that will play at half time during the Limerick V Tipperary Munster Senior Semi-final the 9th of June in the Gaelic Grounds. Well done to Hazel Hourigan, Karen Cunningham, Sinead McElligott and Megan Kiely who played with the East Primary School team in the recent Eithne Neville cup and had a great win over the City and unfortunately lost out to a stronger team from the West in the final. Congratulations to the under-14’s who qualified for the “B” Plate Final, after a very exciting semi-final win last week against Ballybrown. The final score was Murroe-Boher, 6-1, Ballybrown 4-5 (after extra time). Well done to all the players and to the management and the final is against Cappamore. Well done to the under-8/under-10’s who performed excellently at their first blitz in Ahane recently, winning all 3 of their matches against Newport, Adare and Ahane. Well done also to the under-12’s who won their first league game against Cappamore last week. Training continues for these age groups on Wednesday evenings from 6-30 to 7-30 pm in the Harty Park, Murroe. Thanks to everyone who helped out at the recent Disco. Over 75 children attended on the night and it ran off very smoothly and was a great success. The club will be holding a Coffee Morning on Sunday, June 2, in Boher Community Centre from 10.30 am with tea/coffee and a wide variety of cakes and buns available. There will be something for everyone. Please pop in, have a chat and help raise funds for the Féile team and Cliona’s Foundation.
MURROE AFC: The senior ladies had a 1-1 draw with Kilmallock recently with Sarah Shortt scoring on her debut. Applications for all club team management positions can now be forwarded to club Secretary Marie O Flynn, at email firstname.lastname@example.org, or contact any committee member. As is club policy at the end of each season, all management positions become available. Those interested in managing A team, B team and any of the underage teams [boys and girls under-6 to under-16], should forward their details to Marie. The club will be running a free bus to the Ireland v Faroe Islands World Cup qualifier on Friday, June 7, for all club children booked on the soccer camp and the club is hoping to make it a fun low cost day for the kids. Any child booking on the summer camp is entitled to a free ticket for a child and adult. You need to book now to avail of this offer. Summer soccer school takes place at the club July 15 to 19 at a reduced cost of €65.on www.summersoccerschools.ie. Early bookers can avail of free match tickets to an Irish match. If you intend doing the camp you should book now to avail of the free match ticket offer.
MURROE-BOHER GAA CÚL CAMP: GAA Cúl camp 2013 takes place from Monday, July 8 to Friday, 12, for boys and girls aged between 6 and 13. This will be an action packed, fun-filled week of activity which revolves around maximum enjoyment and participation in Gaelic games. Encompassing hurling and football, it will run from 10 am to 2-30 pm each day and the cost to register is €55 for one child, €45 for a second and €40 for a third or fourth. You can register your children now at www.kelloggsculcamps.gaa.ie (select Murroe-Boher GAA Camp) or contact Pat Madigan at 086 1741500 or email@example.com.
CHURCH NEWS: People are invited to do one hour’s adoration on the feast of Corpus Christi on this Sunday, June 2. An important meeting of the Eucharistic ministers and readers takes place on next Wednesday, June 5, at 8 pm in Murroe church. The first cemetery mass of this year is in Annagh cemetery on Friday, June 14 at 7-30 pm. A meeting of all Eucharistic ministers will take place on next Wednesday, June 5, at 8 pm in Murroe church.
DRAMA FOR ST VINCENT’S: Rearcross Dramatic Society will stage ‘Fortunes and Misfortunes’, on this coming Saturday, June 1 in aid of St Vincent’s, Lisnagry and Nenagh Mental Health Association. It will commence at 8.30 pm.
BOHER COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION: Boher Community Development Association has planned a full weekend of events from this Friday, May 31, to Sunday, June 2. On the Friday, the official opening of the refurbished Community Centre takes place at 7 pm – all are welcome to attend. The Boher Community Development Association and Murroe-Boher GAA Club will celebrate the Boher Team’s victory in the 1973 Junior Hurling Championship, at Boher Community Centre at 8.30 pm. On Saturday, June 1, there will be a charity cycle in aid of Cliona’s Foundation, in memory of Ciara McCarthy. The cycle will commence from Boher Community Centre at 7 pm with registration at 6.30 p.m. On Sunday, June 2, the Annual Boher Fun Day will take place at the GAA pitch at Beary’s Cross at 2 pm.
COMMUNITY GAMES NEWS: Best of luck to Clara Noonan, Mikey Kelly, Ellen Strappe Michael O Brien, Tomas O Brien and Ciara Olsthoorn who are representing Limerick in the national community games in Athlone. Well done to all the athletes who turned out for the parish sports day in Glenstal recently. The names of all the medal winners will be available next weekend. Thanks to all who supported the recent church gate collection.