Mar 2

Anniversary Masses: Shanagolden: Sunday 3rd March at 12noon Dan Moroney (1st anniversary). Pray for Catherine and Patrick Ambrose whose anniversaries occur at this time. Foynes: Saturday 2nd March at 6.30pm Michael Liston and David Clifford (20th anniversary) . Robertstown: Friday 1st March at 9.30am Jack and Mickie Liston, Sunday 3rd at 10.30am Anna Ruane.

Anniversary Masses: Shanagolden: Sunday 3rd March at 12noon Dan Moroney (1st anniversary). Pray for Catherine and Patrick Ambrose whose anniversaries occur at this time. Foynes: Saturday 2nd March at 6.30pm Michael Liston and David Clifford (20th anniversary) . Robertstown: Friday 1st March at 9.30am Jack and Mickie Liston, Sunday 3rd at 10.30am Anna Ruane.

Sacristians: Shangolden: Frances O Sullivan 069-60560, Foynes: Esther Meehan 069-65896 or 086-0744764, Robertstown: Mary Kelly 069-65436.

Mass Times: Shanagolden: Monday and Tuesday 9.30am, Sunday 12noon. Robertstown: Friday 9.30am, Sunday 10.30am. Foynes: Tuesday St.Senans Centre at 10.15am, Foynes Chruch Wednesday 6.30pm, Thursday 9.30am, Saturday 6.30pm, Sunday 9am.

Eucharistic Adoration: Eucharistic Adoration will be celebrated in Foynes Chruch every Thursday from 10am to 10pm.

Look Leaflet: Calling on all children, please don’t forget to take the look leaflet all masses celebrated at the weekend in front of the altar in all three churches.

Trocaire Boxes: Please collect your Trocaire Box in all three churches as you leave mass or call into the the church to collect one.

First Friday Sick Calls: Tomorrow is Friday 1st March and is the 1st Friday of the month, the priest will visit the sick and house bound, the sick and house bound the priest will call today Thursday 28th February at the usual time. Thank You.

Stations of the Cross: There will be Stations of the cross every Friday evening at 7pm in Foynes Chruch for the duration of Lent.

Baptism: We would like to welcome into our Christian community Jack Anthony O Connor who received the Sacrament of Baptism recently.

Sympathy: Sympathy is tendered to Fiona Tucker and her family on the death of her mother, May she rest in peace, Sympathy is tenderedto the family and friendsof the late Jim Neville, Ballylin, Creeves who died recently, May he rest in peace.

St.Senans Bereavement Support Group: If you had a recent bereavement or if it was a long time ago, please feel free to contact us: Jerry Corcoran, Cathy Mc Kinney, Chris Dundon on 087-6887792, your call will be confidential and a home visit could be arranged.

Irish Classes: Irish classes continue every Wednesday night at 7.30pm. For further information please contact Shelia O Reilly on 087-6104145.

Foynes Festival 2013: The 2013 Festival will be held on Friday May 31st until Sunday June 2nd. We are now taking entries for the Float Parade, the Food and Craft Fair and Ceoltas Busking Competition. Contact the Festival Office on 069-65416 or email

Family Carers: “Caring in the Home Course”, one evening per week for 12 consecutive Thursdays, Commencing on 7th March 2013 at 7.30pm to 9.30pm. The venue is St.Itas Hospital, Newcastle West. For application forms telephone on 061-469484 or 061-469313 Monday to Friday between 9.30am to 2pm.

Retirement of Dr. M Tangney: Our local GP Dr. Tangney, after 32 years of service is retiring on this Friday 1st March. Foynes Community Council would like to invite you to join them at 6.30pm this Friday evening in the Community Centre where we will take the opportunity to say ‘Thank You’ to him for his years of dedication. Any Enquiries Contact Rochelle Conroy 087-6597140, Grainne Walsh 086-8030676, Andrea Walsh 086-8296344.

Dialysis Fundraiser: A Fundraising night in aid of the Dialysis Unit at Limerick Regional will be held at the Flag Floor, Glensharrold Carrickerry on this Friday March 1st at 9.30pm.This is expected to be a great night of the best of traditional entertainment with music, songs and dancing. Teas and refreshments will be served and everyone is welcome.

Shanid Comhaltas Group: Shanid Comhaltas Group hold their music lessons in the Community Hall, Shanagolden every Thursday Night from 7pm-9pm. This group caters for all age groups. For information contact Christy on 086-3106503 or Joan on 086-1963847.

Cards: The following are the results held in the Community Hall, Shanagolden: First Prize on nine games to Paddy Sheehy and Mary Lynch. Second Prize divided by two couples on eight games each Tom Culhane and Timmy Murphy, James Cribbin and Anthony Mc Mahon. Table Prizes: James Cribbin and Anthony Mc Mahon, Jack Woulfe and Mike Robinson. Raffle Winners: Moss O Connor, Christy Lynch, Peter Culhane, Donie Donovan and Irene Donovan. Lottery Tickets Winners: Christy Lynch and Irene Donovan. Cards every Friday night at 9.15pm. All are welcome.

Lottery: The following are the results of the Shanagolden Community Council lottery: The numbers drawn were 1-11-18-31. There was no winner, Lucky Dip winners: 40 euro Noel and Moss c/o cards, 30 euro Pat Molyneaux, 20 euro Lisa and Maria Collopy, Ballysimon Road, 20 euro Mary Wilmott, c/o Pat Molyneaux, five free tickets: Bernie Dickson, Shanagolden.

Salesian College: It’s show time again in Salesian Secondary Collage Pallaskenry and this years production is the wonderful family show ‘The Wiz’ !This musical is a modern adaptation on the classic tale ‘The Wizard of Oz’. This is a wonderfully colorful, energetic show which follows the original story but with a few new surprises thrown in along the way !Some of this years stars include Aimee Jones as Dorothy, Aaron Coughlan as The Wiz himself, Josh Fitzgerald as the Scarecrow, Jake Guerin as the Tinman, Ryan Kelly as the Lion, Lisa Blackwell as the wicked witch Evilenne, Holly Cussen as the good witch Addapearl and Zoe Lyons as the good witch Glinda. With a cast of over 50 transition year students, this is sure to be a wonderful evenings entertainment !This is a fabulous family show and we would like to extend a welcome to you to attend. It will be shown on Thursday 7th, Friday 8th and Saturday 9th March 2013. Tickets €12 Adult, €6 student, family of 4 (2adults 2children) €30.

St. Senans GAA: Our Seniors will take on Listowel Emmets in a challenge match on this Friday night underlights in Listowel at 8pm. Please support the boys.

County Development Draw: The 2013 draw commences at the end of the month. This is one of the most important fundraiserthat the club promotes. As well as promoting the GAA in the county and offering very attractive prizes, it also gives 50% of the money collected to the local club to help run affairs. Once again we appeal to the people in our community for support. The draw runs over ten months and cost 10 euro a month. People have the option also of giving 100 euro at the start or availing of the direct debit system. This is one of the most successful draws in the country, paying out more than 300,000 euro in prizes. For Further information please contact Maurice O Mahoney on 087-7636558.

Membership: Players and members are reminded that their annual memebership is now due for the coming season.

Vetting: Anyone interested in getting involved in training underage teams this year must fill out a vetting form can do so by contacting Niamh Finucanefor further information.

Table Quiz: Bord Na Nog are holding a table in Patie Joes, Shanagolden on Friday 8th March at 9pm. Please support this underage cause.

Gumshields: Please note that the new Gaelic football regulations on compulsory wearing of gumshields in all underage groups from under 8’s to Minors for matches and training sessions came into force from January 1st. Players will not be allowed to participate in games unless they are wearing a gumshield.

Shannonside FC Lottery: The numbers drawn were 7-8-30-31. There was no winner, Luvky dip winners were: John Hanlon, Shanagolden, Fiona Nestor, Foynes, P and J Moran, Yankee Clipper, Tony Mulvihill, Shanagolden.

A Team: Weekly Observer Premer Division League Cup first round: Shannonside A 0 Broadford United 2.

B Team: Weekly Observer Desmond Cup first round: Shannonside 3 Carrig Celtic 1.

St.Senans Community Games: Congratulations to our U14 draughts team for their tremendous performance in Shanagolden Hall. Well done to Darragh Woulfe, Cian Walsh, Cormac O Connor, Cormac Woulfe, Sophie Moroney, Killian O’ Donnell.

Estuary RFC: Estuary Rugby Football Club will hold a dog night in the Greyhound Stadium on the Dock Road, Limerick on Saturday April 6th, Tickets are available from club members 10 euro per adult, under 16’s free.

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