Ballingarry

Senior Social Club - Ballingarry Senior Social Club will have their get together on Thursday 17th November at 2pm in the Community Centre.

Senior Social Club - Ballingarry Senior Social Club will have their get together on Thursday 17th November at 2pm in the Community Centre.

Fr Derry Quirke will offer Mass for our deceased members and relatives.

Slieveardagh NS - Many thanks to children and parents at Slieveardagh NS, who contributed so generously to the Shoebox Appeal. 24 boxes were passed on to the local organisers, and your efforts are much appreciated.

Shoebox Appeal - The deadline for the shoebox appeal is Sun. 30th Oct. 2011. If you need a few more days to complete a shoebox just contact Marie at 9154972.  A word of thanks to all those who have already donated a gift filled shoebox. Your support is appreciated more than ever this year!  Thank you for your continued support.  

Community Hall AGM - To be held on Thursday 10th. November 2011 at the Community Hall, 8pm. Sharp. The committee wish to extend a welcome to all parishioners, also to all the organisations. We would be delighted to hear any ideas you may have as regards to how the hall should be used in the future also any ideas anyone may have about fund raising as we are trying to upgrade the hall somewhat.

Ballingarry Bothar - committee saw 2 heifers off on their journey to Kosovo recently. We are still taking any donations left in to the sacristy to buy some breeding heifers next April 2012

The Old School House, The Commons

Step Dancing: Step Dancing classes will commence in the school on Friday November 11th from 5pm to 6.30pm. Tuition will be given by Michael Cooney and all children are welcome.

Guitar Lessons: Guitar Lessons will also commence in the school. Tuition will be given by Billy O’ Brien. All ages from beginners to advanced are welcome and are invited to register for classes on November 11th from 5.30pm to 7pm.

The Commons Village Exhibition - We are looking for any photographs taken in and around The Commons over the past number of years as we plan to put an exhibition of the history of the area in the Schoolhouse in 2012. If you have any photographs that could be borrowed, copied and returned to you please contact any member of the committee or leave your name into the school.

GET IN SHAPE FOR CHRISTMAS!!!! - Fab Fitness classes are back after mid-term break on Monday 7th Nov and every Mon and Wed morning in Mullinahone Community hall, 9.30. Also Ballingarry Community hall on Thurs evenings 8-9pm. These are fun circuit training classes, using light weights for ultimate toning, aerobic excercises for overall aerobic fitness and help with weight loss, followed by body conditioning and stretches. These classes are suitable for all levels of fitness as each works within there own range, so come along have fun get fit and even make a few new friends. Contact Biddy O’Dwyer NCEF Fitness Instructor 087 641 0352 or 052 9152001.

Sacristy Phone 052-9154114 – Please use this No. to book anniversaries, Baptisms, Weddings etc. It is best to ring before or after Mass times.

New Graveyard Queries - 052 9154006 & 086 2416963.

Fr. Derry’s mobile - 086 8171758.

Dates for your Diary - The Sacrament of First Holy Communion for 2012 will be celebrated on the first Saturday of May.

The month of November is upon us – the month of remembering our dead. Envelopes for our dead are available in the porches. Please leave your envelopes in the baskets at the altar.

New Boiler - The new boiler has been installed in the church, and is a great success.

Newsletter deadline - 8pm Wed: E-mail all items for November to brigid2@eircom.net