Rathkeale Nov 2

Congratulations: to Johnny Harty who won gold at the national stadium recently and to Rathkeale Boxing Club which Johnny is a member.

Congratulations: to Johnny Harty who won gold at the national stadium recently and to Rathkeale Boxing Club which Johnny is a member.

Sincere sympathy: is extended to wife Joan and family, sisters,brothers,relatives and friends on the death of Michael O’Grady. May he rest in peace.

Blessing of graves: Takes place Sunday, November 3 at St.Mary’s Parish cemetery 12:30 approx, St.Josephs, new cemetery 1:00 approx and Pauper’s, famine cemetery 1:30 approx.

Harvest Mass: - 7-30pm Wednesday 30th Oct, followed by refreshments and auction in St.Anne’s school hall. All proceeds for the renovation of the C.Y.M.S Hall.

Collection: This weekend’s collection is in aid of the Parish cemetery.

Annoymous gifts: We wish to thank a parishioner who gave €500 for the renovation of the organ, a family who donated a statue of Our Lady and a beautiful cover for the lectionary and another who donated the new book of the Gospels and Richard Naughton for the fixing our woodworm problem in the organ loft. Thank you all.

Congratulations: to Gerry and Maureen Mulcaire who celebrated 21 years of marital bliss, with family, relatives and friends recently.

Sincere sympathy: is extended to Ned Lawlor and family, St.Mary’s Park. On the death of their uncle Jim Donoghue, Templeglantine. May he rest in peace

Coláiste na Trócaire: L.C.V.P: On Tuesday last the 5C L.C.V.P and P.E class took part in a Fun Run fundraiser event which was a cross curricular project. The pupils ran the distance between Newcastle West and Ardagh on the Great Southern Trail. Andrew White successfully completed the run in a spectacular 23 minutes. The money raised will be used to purchase equipment for the gym and the L.C.V.P department. The 5B L.C.V.P class organised the showing of a film to First Year pupils this week to mark the end of their first term in Coláiste na Trócaire, the money raised will be going towards the Butterfly Club. Ms Lauren Wilmot a past pupil gave a talk to the L.C.V.P and senior Art classes on setting up a small business in Art and Craft. Lauren who is currently a student at the College of Art in Limerick displayed her handmade pottery pieces and cards.

L.C.A: A representative of the Simon Community gave a talk to the L.C.A class on the work in which they are involved. This event is part of their Social Education Programme.

Sports: Congratulations to our two members of staff Mr Garrett Noonan and Mr Killian Phair who were on the Dromcollogher/Broadford team that won the County Senior Football Final against Monaleen last Sunday. There was great excitement when they brought the Fr. Casey Cup to the school during the week. Our First Year Hurlers were defeated by Hospital in the First Year League on Thursday, they played a brilliant match but were unsuccessful on the day. They must be congratulated for the great work in training which they put in throughout their first term in the school ‘ta an bua san iarracht’.