Weekly News 24th May 2015

We extend our sympathy to Renèe Cleary, Annagh, on the recent death of her mother, Margaret Stapleton, Cooleen, Silvermines.

The next lecture by the Kilbarron Terryglass Historical Society will be held on Saturday May 23rd at 8pm in Terryglass Hall. It will be on ‘The Book of Leinster’ and will be given by Dr. Mary Leenane of The Centre for Irish Cultural Heritage located in Maynooth University. The Book of Leinster is a medieval Irish manuscript that was written in the Twelfth-Century at Terryglass monastery and is one of the oldest surviving early Irish manuscripts that traces its history before the Norman conquest. The Book of Leinster is fundamentally the most important manuscript in early Irish literature and this is a wonderful opportunity to hear about it in the village that it was written. Free entry with donations welcomed.
Summer Outing – The Kilbarron Terryglass Historical Society are still taking bookings for our summer outing to Glasnevin Cemetery and The National War Memorial Gardens at Islandbridge in Dublin. It will take place on Sun June 28th. Full payment of €25 is required to book a place and can be paid to any member of the Historical Society committee or at the next Historical Society Lecture scheduled for Saturday May 23rd to be held in Terryglass.

Maintenance fees for 2015 are now due. It is asked that same be forwarded to the Treasurer, John Mulvihill at the earliest opportunity.

NORTH TIPPERARY ALZHEIMER SOCIETY – There will be a meeting of our Support Group in our Office at 3a, Ormond Court, Summerhill, Nenagh on Thursday 28th. May from 11am. – 12.30pm. Families and/or Carers of people with Dementia/Alzheimers are invited to come along and receive information and support and also meet other carers and have a chat and a “cuppa”. For more information you can contact Mary – 087-1236341 or Aileen – 087-2076814.

CONFIRMATION – Please pray for the children from Terryglass and Kilbarron schools who will receive the Sacrament of Confirmation next Sunday, May 24th at 11am Mass in Terryglass Church. There will be refreshments in the Hall after Mass, all donations of buns, cakes etc will be accepted from 10am on Sunday.
Congratulations and best wishes to the children who received their First Holy Communion last Sunday in Kilbarron Church – Shauna Clarke, Ava McMahon, Saoirse Mulqueen, Hanna Woznica, David Hogan, Liam O’Dwyer.
BAPTISM – We welcome Pater Alphonsus Hayes into our Christian community. Peter is son of Alan and Helena Hayes , Firgrove, Carney.
EUCHARISTIC ADORATION is now taking place each Wednesday in Kilbarron Church from 10am to 3pm, and 7pm to 8pm. While people have put down their names for each hour – all parishioners are welcome to drop in at any time during these hours to say a quiet prayer.
TRÓCAIRE – Thank you for your very generous support of this year’s Trocaire LentenCampaign. A total of €4439 was donated from our Parish.

Kilbarron National School Parents Association are planning their next clothes collection, so please 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. Collection date June 11th. If you need to have your bags collected please contact Carmel 087 6359492 or any member of the parents association.

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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