BINGO: St Senans National School will be holding another Bingo session in the Oakwood Arms Hotel on this Thursday night at 8pm.
LOURDES: The Lourdes Autumn pilgrimage is for four nights for €590, departing September 27 to October 1, direct from Shannon. Booking forms available in both Churches or from the Parish Office.
MID-CLARE PTTA: The Mid Clare Pioneers Total Abstinence Association Annual mass and social will be held on Friday October 4. Mass will be at 8pm followed by a meal. To book tickets contact Pat Grue on 061 362629.
ALL-IRELAND: Clare lives to fight another day, the race for tickets is on once again. Best wishes to the u’21 team in their All Ireland quest on Saturday in Thurles against Antrim.
RECENT DEATHS: Sympathy to Marion Halpin, Tullyvarraga Crescent on the death of her sister Phil Fitzpatrick. To Bea O’Shea, 6 Corrib Drive on the death of her brother Tommy Groarke, Cork. To Mary Carey, Finian Park on the death of her brother Mike Conway, Dromkeen. To Nancy Molamphy, Tullyvarraga Crescent on the death of her sister Kay Naughton, Abbeyfeale. To Ita Welsh, Ballycaseymore Hill on the death of her brother Tom Sheridan, Sligo and brother of the late Steve Sheridan, Coill Mhara. To Mairead O’Grady, St. Patrick’s Comprehensive School on the death of her mother Maureen O’Grady, Kildysart. May they rest in peace.
ATHLETICS: Shannon Athletics Club training continues outdoors at the athletic grounds and will continue every Tuesday and Thursday at the new time from 6pm to 7pm. New members, aged seven and over, are welcome and all coaches are fully accredited by Athletics Ireland.
CRAFT FAIR: A meeting will be held in Seán Lemass Public Library, Shannon on Tuesday 17 September at 7pm for all those wishing to participate in this year’s Christmas Craft Fair in the library. Please contact library on 061-364266 for more information.
KNOCK: The annual Senior Citizen’s Trip to Knock will take place on Tuesday September 17. The bus will pick-up at SS John & Paul Church at 10am and Mary Immaculate Church at 10.10am. The cost is €15. Contact Pat at 086 0720821 or Pauline at 086 3324649 for more details.
COUNSELLING: Saoirse Treatment Centre an Addiction Counselling Clinic is available every Friday in the Shannon Family Resource Centre, Respond Building, Rineanna. This free and confidential service is available from this Friday. Ring 0858184590 for an appointment.
WEDDINGS: Congratulations to Andrea Hogan, Carraig Lia and Frank Shortt, Mungret who were married in SS John & Paul Church. To Teresa Matthews, Ros Silin and Ger Somers, Roscrea, who were married in St. John’s Church, Cratloe. To Daragh Murphy, Fearnog and Ciara Murphy, Dublin who were married in St. Stephen’s Church, Dublin. All weddings took place on Saturday.
PASTORAL PLAN: The Diocesan Pastoral Plan, “Builders of Hope” will be launched by Bishop Kieran O’ Reilly on this Friday evening at 7:15 p.m. in the Cathedral of SS. Peter and Paul in Ennis in conjunction with the opening evening of the Faith Gathering weekend. The Pastoral Plan 2013-2020 consists of a Vision Statement and a number of strands that point to some of the future key areas to work together on for all people of the Diocese.
MONTHS MIND: The months mind mass for Eddie Culligan, Cronan Gardens is on Friday night at 7pm in SS John & Paul church.
FIRST ANNIVERSARY: The first anniversary mass for Baby Jack Dunne, Cappa Lodge, Sixmilebridge will be on Saturday evening at 6.30pm in Ss John & Paul church.
OPEN DAY: Shannon Academy of Music, (Ballycasey House) is holding its official opening day on this Saturday afternoon from 1pm-3pm. Live music and a draw for free lessons. All are welcome. For more information phone 086 669 1232.
LEGAL ADVICE: The next Free Legal Advice clinic will be held on Monday, September 23 at the Community Office, Unit 1, Business Centre from 5.15pm to 5.45pm. People should attend at 5.15pm to ensure being seen by a solicitor. No appointment is necessary.