GAA Lotto Draw: There was no Lotto Jackpot Winner this week. Numbers drawn were 3, 10, 25 & 30. Lucky dip winners were: Helen O’Riordan, Michael O’Dwyer Jnr, Conal Ryan and Mariead O’Shannahan. The Jackpot is now €7,300 Tickets can be purchased in Scanlon’s Shop, local pubs, from promoters and online at: www.ballybrickenbohermoregaa.ie
Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament: Exposition continues each Tuesday in Ballybricken between 3pm and 10pm in the new extension at the sacristy and in Bohermore each Thursday between 5.30pm and 7.30pm.
Diary Date: The annual Ballybricken cleanup will take place on Saturday March 23, more details to follow in the coming weeks.
St Kevin’s Community Games: Several children, who qualified from the St. Kevin’s area, including Kyle Tierney and Micháel Martin from Ballybricken, competed in the final of the Co. Limerick Community Games art competition in Caherconlish last weekend. Also competing at the weekend, but this time in the final of the Co. Limerick Community Games primary school quiz was Caherelly NS, which was represented by Grace Culhane, Emily Ryan, Darragh Hogan and Niall Mitchell. The pupils had great success and came joint second losing to the winners by only one point! Knockea NS and Donoughmore NS also represented St. Kevin’s on the day.
Presentation: Cumann na Sean Ghaeil Luimneach Thoir in association with St Ailbe’s Credit Union Ltd are honouring Jimmy Shaughnessy for his lifelong services to the Gaelic Athletic Association at a presentation night on Saturday March 9, 2013 in the Millennium Centre Caherconlish at 8.30pm. Refreshments will be served and all are welcome.
School Enrolment: Bohermore NS is now enrolling for the school year 2013/2014. Enquiries can be made by telephone at (061) 351020 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications need to be in by May 1. We are a small rural, two-teacher school, ten minutes from the city on the Bohermore road.
Condolence: Sympathies are extended to Charlie and Carolyn O’Neill and family on the death of Carolyn’s father Tom Heagney, Raheen last week.
Confirmation: Archbishop Dermot Clifford will visit the parish on Tuesday next March 12 to confirm the children of Caherelly and Bohermore schools. 23 children in total from both schools will receive their confirmation and we are all hoping for a fine day for them.