4 CROOM PARISHIONERS TO ATTEND ORDINATION: The ordination of Fr. Brendan Leahy as Bishop of Limerick takes place in St. Johnâ€™s Cathedral on Sunday next 14th April four representatives from each Parish of the Diocese will be invited to attend the special occasion. The list of the Bishops who administered the Limerick Diocese over the past two centuries from the archives Charles Tuohy (1814â€“1828) John Ryan (1828â€“1864) George Butler (1864â€“1886) Edward Thomas Oâ€™Dwyer (1886â€“1917) Denis Hallinan (1918â€“1923) David Keane (1923â€“1945) Patrick Oâ€™Neill (1945â€“1958) Henry Murphy (1958â€“1973) Jeremiah Newman (1974â€“1995) Donal Murray (1996â€“2009)
TEMPLE STREET HOSPITAL AND BELARUSSIAN PROJECT: A grand draw in aid of Temple Street Childrens University Hospital and Belarussian orphanage project will take place in Hickeyâ€™s bar Croom on Saturday 13th April. Music by the full Monty will be part of the entertainment on the night.
GO FOR LIFE: The GO FOR LIFE group resumes this Wednesday following their Easter break. The members have had an active three months of participating in their weekly schedule prior to Easter
MEMORIALS AND ANNIVERSARIES: The anniversary Mass for Mary Oâ€™Kelly Kylefea Croom took place on Saturday 6th April at St.Maryâ€™s Church Croom. The anniversary Mass for Anna Maria Dillon McCarthy Banogue took place on Sunday 7th April at St. Peter and Paulâ€™s Church Banogue. The anniversary Mass for Michael Carmody Ballygeale took place at St.Maryâ€™s Church Croom on Sunday 7th April. Prayers for Dinnie Moloney Skagh Croom and Mary and Denis Aherne Donoman Croom
RECENT DEATH: The death took place recently of Madge Barry St. Michaelâ€™s Parish and Dohora Banogue. Her remains were removed from Daffyâ€™s funeral home to St. Peter and Paulâ€™s Church Banogue. Following Requiem Mass in St.Peter and Paulâ€™s Church Banogue. Her burial took place to the adjoining cemetery
HOT DESK SPACES IN CROOM: Croom Community Enterprise Centre is offering Hot Desk spaces to rent to small to medium sized businesses. Hot Desks are basically â€˜rent-a-deskâ€™ option but includes all the services that larger organisations take for granted. It includes complementary access to broadband and Wi-Fi, free car parking, reception facility to route calls, telephone answering service, business address, shared canteen, access to boardroom, meeting room and training room facilities. This option is ideal for those who work from home but would like the option of professional services and meeting facilities for clients, customers and suppliers. This option also provides the small business with a space in which to network with other similar like-minded individuals on a daily basis and discuss possibly business synergies. The Hot Desk office monthly fee includes rent, rates, building insurance, electricity, heating, cleaning and maintenance, furniture, telephone answering, cabling and internet connectivity. Croom Community Enterprise Centre will also have Limerick Institute of Technology as the anchor tenant and will run the business training programmes from the centre. All tenants of the centre will be given priority access to the L.I.T. business programmes and access to various sources of funding. The enterprise centre manager will also be on hand to deal with any business related queries and make referrals as necessary. Croom Community Enterprise Centre offers this all inclusive office solution which enables individuals and companies to set up their business at a very low cost. Each hot desk office space has been professionally furnished and is provided with broadband internet access. Croom Community Enterprise Centre is a professional business environment dedicated to offering excellent levels of services to the tenants of the centre in a pleasant ambiance. For further queries or to arrange a viewing of Croom Community Enterprise Centre, please contact Belinda Murphy, Business Development Manager, Belinda@croomenterprisepark.com, 087 9584430.
CROOM MACRA: VOLLEYBALL The county round of the National Dairy Councilâ€™s competition was held in Caherconlish on 5th April. Croomâ€™s team did very well. Congrationlation to Boher, the winners on the night and the very best of luck to you in the next round.
TAG RUGBY The Tag Rugby season kicked off 4th April. Croom are part of a team with Limerick City Macra, Shannonside Macra and Estuary Macra. In this, our first game, we were beaten by Ballylanders Macra. Good luck everyone in your upcoming games. Come on the lads and the girls!
NATIONAL TALENT COMPETITION The county round of NTC was held on 7th April in Caherconlish. Croom had entries for â€˜Novelty Actâ€™, â€˜Ballad Groupâ€™, â€˜Solo Singingâ€™ and â€˜Solo Instrumentâ€™. Well done to Thomas Leahy, Helena Cronin, Shane Cahill, Steven Fitzgerald, Peter Cagney and Sharon Power who took part on the night. Our Ballad Group were very lively and the Novelty Act was hilarious. Unfortunately we are not through to the next round but congratulations to the other Limerick Clubs and best of luck to the winners in the next round in Cashel. Up Limerick