CHURCH NOTICES ST. ANDREWS CHURCH:
Mass Times weekending Sunday 28 April
Monday - Thursday 9.30am Friday - 7pm
Saturday 27 April (Vigil Mass) : 6.30pm Sunday 28 April - 11am Mass.
Anniversary Mass: Saturday 20 April 6.30pm (Vigil Mass) Jimmy O’Doherty Bosnetstown.
Ned and Bridget O’Riordan (High Street)
Remembrance/Anniversaries : John O’Brein (St Anne’s Terrace) Peg Foley (Ballyhoura Heights) recently deceased), David O’Connor, Moss, Sean and Gerard O’Sullivan, John Bog=han and Margaret O’Riordan
DEATH: The death occurred on Tuesday 16 April peacefully in the loving care of the staff of Maria Goretti Nursing Home Kilmallock, of a very popular local lady, Peg Foley (Spa Road and Ballyhoura Heights), wife of the late John Joe, Survived by son John, daughters Chrissie and Geraldine, sons in law John and Dave, sister Esther, brother Joseph, brothers in law, sister in law, grandchildren and great grandchildren, nephews, nieces and a large circle of friends to whom Sincere Sympathy is extended. She was reposed at McCarhy’s Funeral Home on Thursday 18 April before Removal to St Andrew’s Church where the Requiem Mass was celebrated on Friday 19 April followed by burial in the local cemetery.
BIRTHDAY WISHES : Congratulations are extended to the following who celebrate Birthdays at this time : Maureen O’ Connor (Lower Main Street) on Monday 15 April, John O’Donnell (Vale View) and Pascal Clancy (Ballyroe Lower) who celebrated their birthdays last week,
KILFINANE BRIDGE CLUB : Results from Monday, 15 April. N/S 1. Mairead Carr & Aenie Leane; 2. Nellie Mc Carthy & John Cremmin; 3. Brid Quinn & Noreen Healy.
E/W 1. Freddie & Mary Ita Ward; Joint 2nd Betty Hurley & Mary Murphy; Maura Boylan & Maureen Lynch.
SCOIL FHIONAIN SILVER CIRCLE : Results Thursday, April 18. First Prize €70 Mary P O’Connor, Ballinanima; Sellers Prize €70 Niamh Lawlor, Lower Main Street; Second Prize €30 Noreen Quish, Kilmurry; third Prize €20 Pauil Clancy Ballyroe Lower; Fourth Prize €20 Teresa Flynn, Mountain View and Fifth Prize €20 Donie O’Sullivan, Chapel Street.
HURLERS IN INTERMEDIATE SEMI FINAL : Blackrock will play Castletown Ballyagran in the South Intermediate Hurling Championship Semi Final on this Saturday 27 April
CHARITY SKYDIVE : Would you jump out of a plane at 10,000 feet to raise money for the Cliona Ring Foundation? If not , maybe you would like to support Eimear Weeks who will be doing her skydive this Saturday 27 April All money raised will be going to the Foundation as she is covering the cost of the skydive herself. Sponsorship cards are up in all the local shops or you can donate online at www.mycharity.ie/event/eimearweeksskydive. Many thanks to everyone who has already supported Eimear by sponsoring her.
KILFINANE JUNIOR CHESS CLUB : The chess club has finished for this season. Prize giving night will be in May on a date to be announced.
COMMUNITY GAMES : The closing date for entry into the following competitions is approaching. Please contact Olive Weeks on 087 2377617 if interested in entering. Under 13 Tennis, Under 14 Photographic Competition, Under 14 Camogie, and U12, U14 and U16 Skittles
FOREIGN STUDENTS : My name is Jane O’Regan and I am looking for kind responsible local families to look after Spanish, French and German teenagers during the summer months. Is it possible please to include the following in your notes for the Limerick Leader, thank youKind responsible families wanted to look after Spanish, French and German teenagers during the summer holidays, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information
TENNIS COACHING : Would you like to learn a new sport in an fun and relaxed environment ? Hospital Tennis Club are organising tennis coaching for new players or for those who want to refresh their tennis skills. Coaching starts on Monday 30th and continues on Tues 7th May, Mon 13th May, Mon 20th May and Mon 27th May. Its a great way to excerise, meet new people and learn a new sport. Please contact Mary Paul on 087-6208183 or Evelyn on 087-9904019 by Sat 27th April. Club night continues every Tuesday and Thursday at 7.30, come along and enjoy a few games of tennis and refreshments all welcome. Membership is now due, Adults 50, children 25 and Family 100. Childrens Open American Tournament will take place at the end of May, further details to follow.
KILFINANE ATHLETIC CLUB : The HSE Newcastlewest 5k race took place on Friday last 19 April 2013 with 121 runners taking part. Paul Aherne was the only representative from the club in this one and had another great run, finishing Thirty Fourth in 22:36. Other race results are not yet available and will be included in next weeks notes. The Great Limerick Run is just around the corner. Best of luck to all Kilfinane AC runners who have been training hard in recent months and indeed to all taking part in what is sure to be a great event on Sunday 5 May. On Saturday 4 May as part of the Ballyhoura Walking festival, Kilfinane is hosting a marathon with a difference. The Ballyhoura Marathon starts from Kilfinane at 8.30am with a Challenging marked 26.2 mile route traversing forest track, open mountain and riverbanks through the scenic landscape. Return to Kilfinane Education for showers and dinner. Brand new route this year. Alternatively there is the half marathon route which begins at 10.30am. “www.visitballyhoura.com for details. Upcoming Races :Other races coming up in the next few weeks include Friday 26 April 26Kilmallock 5 Mile, Feet on the Street Series 7pm. Saturday 27 April Friends of Limerick ‘73 5K Pallasgreen 7pm. Sunday 28 April Mt Hilary. IMRA League, Banteer May 1, Cahir 4 Mile Road Race, 7.30pm. The Kilfinane AC 5 Mile takes place this year on Friday 21 June at 7.30pm. On line entry will be available shortly on Run Ireland.
TRAINING: continues each Saturday in Dromin at 9.30 am. Weds evening interval training in Dromin is changing to 7pm from Wed 24 April For information on club training etc.vcontact Sean on 086-6001430 or send a message on facebook. New runners of all abilities always welcome.