LOUGH GUR 2014 CALENDER: Lough Gur 2014 calendar is now on sale at Ryan’s Holycross and Nagles Bruff. This collection of 12 photos were all sent to the Lough Gur facebook page over the last year and features some beautiful photos of the area. It’s an ideal Christmas gift for those living away from home. Cost is €10 and all proceeds go to the recent refurbishment project at the Heritage Centre. All support greatly appreciated.
CLIONA’S FOUNDATION: Cliona’s Foundation 7th Annual Celebratory Charity Night will take place on Saturday 11th January in Bulgaden at 8.00 pm. Tickets €10.00 each or €20.00 for a family, available now AND at the door on the night. Another great line-up and super Raffle. Week-end for 2 adults, 2 children - flights, accommodation and match tickets to see Manchester United; Catriona Tierney of Limerick’s Live 95FM; Joanne O’Riordan, “No Limbs No Limits”, music by Nightfall.
HIGH PLAINS TRADITION FROM COLORADO, USA: BGM Community Council have been fortunate to secure a performance by the above highly sought after band in the Church of Ireland, Bruff on Tuesday 21st January 2014 at 8pm. Doug Elrick is one of the finest songwriters and mandolin players this side of the Mississippi. Ron Lynam in one of the finest banjo players in the West. Steve Gilmore plays hard-driven guitar and he can hit the vocal harmonies that are the mainstay of the band. Boddie Vicery’s powerful, cutting edge voice and his stellar fiddle work brings a whole new dimension. Kenny Pabst is the heartbeat of the band with his rock solid bass keeping the train on track. This is a performance not to be missed. Tickets can be obtained from BGM Community Council members.
PILGRIMAGE TO FATIMA : 26th May to 2nd June 2014, for 7 nights staying in Hotel Tres Pastorinhos. Spiritual Director Fr. John Walsh with insurance of €25 if required. €734.00 per person sharing. Discount of €100 if paid in full by Feb 3rd. Further details from Kathleen Hayes 061 368549 or members of the Legion of Mary.
KNOCKAINEY AFTERNOON TEA DANCE: on Sunday January 12th, music by Dermot Lyons, dancing from 3pm to 6pm. Tea and Scones will be served and a raffle will take place. All are welcome.
DEISE COMMUNITY CLUB: Deise Community Club’s New Year Party will take place at Bulgaden Castle on Sunday January 26th 2014 at 2.00p.m. Cost €10. Booking and money to Ms Claire O’Meara, Post Office by Friday 24th January 2014. Please indicate if transport is required. Bus will leave Bruff Church at 1.30 p.m.
MARANATHA PRAYER MINISTRY: Maranatha Prayer Ministry invites you for the Healing Retreat through the Ministry of Fr. Michael O’Shea, Limerick and lay speaker, John Delaney, Portlaoise enriched with Rosary, Eucharistic adoration, Laying on of hands, Mass, Confession, music by the Maranatha Gospel Choir on sunday next, 19th January, 2014 from 2.30pm to 7pm at St. Paul’s Church, Dooradoyle, Limerick. Tea afterwards in hall, all are welcome