Weekly News 10th April 2016

Our next outing is on Monday 18th April to the Arboretum lifestyle and garden centre in Co.Carlow.
The bus will depart from Borrisokane at 10,30am with a pick-up in Shinrone at 10.45am. This is your opportunity to stock up on your garden requirements for the forthcoming season. Names please to Jimmy Donnelly 067 38237or Loretta Tiernan 086 378 2623.

The next meeting of the Society will take place on Friday April 8th at 8pm in the pavillion, Ballinderry. This meeting will be dedicated to the development and advancement of the Field Names Project which aims to record all the field names in the parish and the history, folklore, archaeology and families associated with them. A pilot area of Grawn townland has been started and it is hoped to expand this template to the neighbouring areas. Meeting is open to all those interested in assisting or contributing to this project.

We extend our sympathy to Ann Carroll, Clonmakilladuff, Coolbawn on the unexpected death of her brother Raymond in Long Island, New York recently. The funeral will take place in New York with a Month’s Mind Mass in Kilbarron on Saturday, May 7th at 8pm. May he rest in peace.

MANY THANKS to all who participated in our Easter Ceremonies, to all who prepared our Churches, to our Choirs, Eucharistic Ministers, Readers, Prayers of the Faithful, Collectors, Sacristans, Sacred Space, Servers, Flowers etc. A special “thank you” to all who organised, attended and helped in any way to make our Easter ceremonies so special this year.
TRÓCAIRE LENTEN CAMPAIGN : Please return your Trócaire box or envelope this week. In doing so, you will help bring new life and new hope to those in our world who are most in need of our compassion and care.
Lists of Readers and Eucharistic Ministers and Prayers of the Faithful are available for collection from Kilbarron Church sacristy.

The Parent’s Association of Kilbarron N.S. is organizing a clothing collection as part of this year’s fundraising events. They are looking for your used clothing, shoes, linens, household textiles, stuffed toys (any condition once they are clean). Bags may be dropped to the school any Friday or if you need collection please contact Siobhan at 087 6986054..

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.

There is Bingo every Monday in Terryglass Community Hall at 8.30pm sharp organised by the Shannon Rovers GAA Club with great money prizes, including an excellent Jackpot of €1,000. 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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