Parish Clerks Collection: The Parish Clerks collection will take place in both churches next weekend. Please give generously.
Change of Mass Times: Please note that Mass will take place in Loughill on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6.00 p.m.
Rosary in Loughill Graveyard: There will be Rosary in Loughill graveyard this Sunday 17th November at 3.00 p.m. for all the faithful departed of the Parish.
Holy Souls Envelopes:Please return envelopes for the Holy Souls masses as soon as possible. Friday morning masses in November will be for the deceased of the Parish
Going Strong: The Going Strong Monthly Gathering took place yesterday Tuesday 12th November in the Hall in Ballyhahill. There was Mass at 1.30 Hall for the deceased.
Trócaire: There will be a special Trócaire Church Collection on 16/17 November in aid of the crisis in Syria.
Table Quiz: Table quiz in aid of Gerald Griffin National School in Loughill this Sunday 17th November in the Anglers Rest, Loughill at 4.00 p.m. Table of four €20. All are welcome.
Ceili: West Limerick Set Dancing Club will be holding a ceili in The Devon Inn in Templeglantine this Sunday November 17th. at 4.00 p.m.
Music by Striolan Ceili Band. Teas etc served. All welcome. Enquiries to 087/6259340.
Exercise Classes: Exercise classes continue in The Resource Centre in Loughill every Friday night at 7.00 p.m.
Fundraising Ceili: Bernadette O’Connor of WL 102 FM’s tells us that they hope to host a ‘Great Ceilí Night’ on Friday November 22nd. at Knockaderry Community Centre with music by Donie Nolan from 9.30 p.m. Teas and Coffee served
Day Trip to Dublin: Take a day trip to Dublin with Maureen Sunday November 24th.
Do as you please, shopping, sightseeing – whatever takes your fancy. Bus leaves Newcastle West at 8.00 a.m. For more details contact Maureen on 087/9845102
Old Irish Ways Museum: Old Irish ways museum is located in Caherguillamore, Bruff and owned by Denis O’Connor. The museum contains a school room, a kitchen, a shop and Blacky’s Bar all displayed so expertly that you can see every item clearly. Other items include a wooden washing machine, an egg-cleaning machine, an apple corer, a peeling machine and a huge bellows used by a blacksmith to name just a few. This old Irish museum is well worth a visit for anyone who is in that area. See his website for details www.oldirishways.com
Bally Rovers: There was no jackpot winner at the draw which took place at Bardini’s Bar in Shanagolden last week. The numbers drawn were as follows: 6, 23, 26, 28:
Lucky Dip Winners: €75 Don O’Connor, Shanid Lower: €50 Danny Looney (jnr), Ballyhahill; €50 Niamh Barry, Feohanagh; €30 Timmy O’Connor, c/o Barr Na Sraide; €30 Patsy Flynn, Moyvane and €30 Jack Regan, Flean.
10 Free Tickets: Chris O’Sullivan, Ballyhahill:
Promoter’s Prize: Oliver Curtin.
This week’s draw will be held at The Angler’s Rest in Loughill this Wednesday night 13th. November.
Gerald Griffin’s GAA: There was no jackpot winner at the draw which took place at Barrett’s Bar in Glin Monday night last 11th. November. The numbers drawn were as follows: 1, 6, 14, 32:
Lucky Dip Winners: €80 John Sheehan, Glin; €35 Mike Cummane, Knockdown; €35Brendan Finucane, Athea and €20 Bridget/Siobhan Healy, Ballyhahill:
Promoter’s Prize: John Healy:
The jackpot this week is €8,000 and the draw will be held at Barr na Sraide in Ballyhahill Monday night next 18th. November.
Car Boot Sale: The monthly Car Boot Sale and indoor market in aid of WL102FM will take place on Sunday 24th November at the Community Centre Newcastle West (beside the GAA pitch). Gates will open at 7.30am. Further information 069-66200 and all are welcome to come along and browse and bag a bargain for the festive season.