Weekly News 23rd October 2016

Final outing of year in Portumna on Saturday 22nd Oct. Tee time 9.30-10.20. All welcome.

Lorrha Social Dance committee are donating the profits of their weekly dance on Friday 28th. October to North Tipp. Alzheimer Society. There will also be a Raffle on the night. Music is by Checkers – dancing 9.30pm. – 12.30am. Your support will be much appreciated for this worthy cause.

Ladies, are you looking for something different to do? We need you, we need your ideas, your energy, your conversation and your sense of fun. We are hoping to start a new sociable group. If interested, please come along, catch up with old and make new friends. Looking forward to seeing you in Aglish Hall on Wednesday 19th October at 8pm.

The death occurred of Nancy Byrne, Brocka on Wednesday, October 12th. We extend our sincere sympathy to her daughters Anne (Gernon), Mary (Slattery), Barbara (Whelan), Claire (Cavanagh) and her sons Tom and Tadhg, daughters-in-law, sons-in-law, grandchildren, sisters, brothers, sisters-in-law, brother-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and many friends. May she rest in peace.

There will be a meeting of our Support Group in our Office at 3a, Ormond Court, Summerhill, Nenagh on Wednesday 26th. October from 11am. – 12 noon. Families and/or carers of people with Dementia/Alzheimer’s are invited to come along and receive information and support and also meet other carers, have a chat and a “cuppa”. For more information contact Mary: 086-6099414 or Aileen: 087-2076814.

Now that the longer evenings are here why not come out and get a bit of exercise. The walkers will meet at 8pm in the village carpark. We intend walking 5 evenings per week, so come along any evening that suits you. Walkers of all ages and fitness levels welcome, just bring your hi-viz and a flashlamp. Contact Marcella (087 6879502), Paul (087 4171697) or Pakie (087 7809859) with any questions.
In addition to the walking, the local Tidy Towns committee have arranged a weekly weigh-in in Hannigans every Wednesday night after 9pm. This is an ideal opportunity to monitor your weight and blood pressure and see the benefits of the extra exercise – why not come along and join in. With only ten weeks to Christmas, you will be delighted with the new you!
WEEKLY WEIGH-IN Kilbarron Tidy Towns committee have organised a weekly weigh-in every Wednesday night after 9pm in Hannigans. Weight and blood pressure measured to monitor your progress.

Mission Sunday – October 23rd. The people in Killaloe Diocese have been urged to support Missionaries working in some of the world’ poorest countries by donating during the forthcoming Mission Sunday collection on October 23rd. As we thank you for your wonderful generosity to the Missions over the years, we invite you to please continue to help our young churches to share the gift of faith through your prayer and whatever financial assistance you can.
Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament continues in Kilbarron Church every Wednesday from 10am to 3pm and 7pm to 8pm. We invite all parishioners to drop in for a short while during that time to sit in the presence of Jesus.
Year of Mercy pilgrimage to Mount St. Joseph, Roscrea
We will gather at the Holy Door in the Monastery at 3.30pm on Sun. 23rd Oct, 2016. The theme for the day is ‘cast your burdens onto the Lord’. The Abbot will lead us through the door, then a service will follow, concluding with the Sacrament of Penance. After the liturgy there will be a cup of tea, so the monastery needs to know the numbers coming. Names must be forwarded asap to Fr. Michael, any Parish Pastoral Council member or by note or email to the Parish Office.

Knigh United Girls Soccer club are collecting 1c and 2c coins . If you have any small coins lying around that you would be willing to donate, please contact Marcella at 087 6879502, or in Puckane to Trish at 087 6127478.

Start collecting your used clothing, shoes, linens, household textiles, stuffed toys (any condition once they are clean). Bags may be dropped to Kilbarron school any Friday from now on. If you need to have your bags collected please contact Siobhan at 087 6986054.

There is Bingoo every Monday in Terryglass Community Hall at 8.30pm sharp organised by the Shannon GAA Club with great money prizes, including an excellent Jackpot of €1,500. Contact Oliver Darcy for further information. The prizes are excellent with €15, €20 for a line and two lines respectively and full houses now range from €50, €70, €100 and €120. There is a flyer for €150 each week and the full house if the jackpot isn’t won is €100. Buses are available from the surrounding area i.e. Nenagh/Ardcroney/ Borrisokane/BallinderryandBallingarry/Rathcabbin/Lorrha/Carrigahorig/ Terryglass. Buses depart at 7pm and for further information contact Ken Daly 087 6273177.

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