Doon Nov 2

Congratulations: Good Wishes & Blessings to Mrs. Mary Carr, Glengar who on Monday 28th October celebrated her 102nd birthday.

Congratulations: Good Wishes & Blessings to Mrs. Mary Carr, Glengar who on Monday 28th October celebrated her 102nd birthday.

1st Communion Class 2014: on Sunday 3rd November the parents and children will lead the liturgy at the 11am Mass.

Doon Parish Journal: All articles, tributes, club reports, photos (old & new) for possible inclusion in the 22nd edition of “Bleisce” must be given to Fr. Tony Ryan PP, Donal Anderson or Paud & Peggy Sweeney by Friday 1st Nov. Material may be edited. Thank You.

Legion of Mary: Please note that both the day & time for the weekly Legion of Mary meeting has been changed. The weekly meeting s will now be held on a Tuesday at 4:30pm in Pastoral Centre. Hopefully this might be more suitable for any intending new members.

Progressive 45: Card Drive continues on Sunday nights in the Fr. McGrath Hall at 8pm. All welcome – Good Fun & Good Company!

Winners 12th Oct 1st: Martin Harding and John Cryan

2nd: Eileen Ryan and Mixie O’ Dwyer, Philip Grant and Johnny Barry.

Table Prizes: Tom and Liz Grant, Seamus Ryan and Pat Fogarty

Winners 20th Oct: 1st: Joan Nolan and Martin Myers, Sharon Cavanagh and Margaret O’ Brien

2nd: Pat Hourigan and Pat Hayes, Liz and Tom Grant

Table Prizes: Lil Bargary and Josie Ryan, John Jones and Fr. Tony Ryan

Pioneer Association: will hold a meeting after Vigil Mass on Saturday 26th October in Convent.

Red Cross-East Limerick Branch: will hold their Annual Church Gate Collection in Doon on 2nd/3rd Nov. Your support as always is appreciated. We are looking for indoor accommodation for our ambulance in the Doon area, if you have a location available contact John on (086) 8030390 to arrange a meeting to discuss possibilities.

Team hope–Christmas Shoebox Appeal: With just over 8 weeks to Christmas it’s the perfect time to start thinking about filling a shoebox with age appropriate gifts to be sent to needy children in Eastern Europe & Africa. Leaflets at the back of the church. Latest date for receiving filled boxes is Monday 18th Nov. If you wish you can make a donation & a box will be filled on your behalf. Contact Norah Collins on 087 9384583 for further details or check out www.teamhope.ie

Dun Bleisce Tidy Towns: will hold a clothes collection in the Pastoral Centre on Sunday 27th October from 8:30am to 12 noon. Good quality clothing, bedding, curtains, shoes (pairs) & handbags. Thank you for your support.

Red Cross: East Limerick branch will hold their annual church gate collection in Doon on the weekend of 2nd/3rd Nov, your support will be appreciated. We are looking for indoor accommodation for our ambulance in the Doon area, if you have a location available contact John on 0868030390.

Doon GAA: Lotto: 21st Oct. No’s drawn 3-16-19-23, no winner. Next week’s draw will take place in Whelan’s Bar with a jackpot of €14,200. Club 125 Dinner Dance: on Sat.23rd Nov. in Ballykisteen Hotel & Golf Resort to celebrate our 125th year. A great night of celebrations, presentations, special guests, dinner and dancing is promised. Tickets on sale, priced at €25 per person-contact Trisha Murphy (086) 8338898 or call to the Post Office. Club Jersey & Gear: anyone interested in ordering any gear for Christmas, last orders on Fri. 22nd Nov. If interested please contact Trisha on (086) 8338898.