June Collection - The June Collection for the support of the Priests of the parish are now due. Envelopes are available in both churches.
Boxing Club - Would like to say a huge thanks for the great support we received over the weekend, the money raised through the bag packing in Joe Deegan’s Centra and the Cabaret in Doyle’s Bar will go a long way with our affiliation fees to the I.A.B.A. and more equipment for the club. As we are a voluntary run club the support of the community and local areas is greatly appreciated.
Parish Celebration - To celebrate all we do as a parish and the ways in which we support one another and to mark the Silver Jubilee of Fr. Ollie’s ordination there will be a Concelebrated Mass of Thanksgiving in the Church of the Assumption on Saturday, 8th June at 7pm. Following Mass everyone is invited to The Ball in the Hall which will include craic, ceol, ol agus damhsa. Please come and join us for what promises to be a great night. And it’s free!! Calling all parishioners that are free between 2pm and 6pm on Friday, 7th June to help set tables etc., and also on Saturday between 4pm and 6pm to take in donations of cakes for this special occasion.
Daughters of Charity - Of St Vincent de Paul would like to thank the parishioners of Urlingford/Graine for their very generous donations in their recent collection. A total of E1,590 was raised.
Colaiste Mhuire - Let’s get crafting kids! 1st to 3rd July, 10am to 2pm, Age group 8 to 10 yr olds; 15th to 17th July 12 noon to 4pm. Age group 11 to 13yr olds. Places limited. E30 per camp. Have fun making a variety of cards, bags, notebooks, boxes and lots more. Application forms are available from Colaiste Mhuire.
Urlingford Kickboxing Club - Publicans square up to each other. Charity White Collar Boxing Club, Open Air at Urlingford Arms Hotel on Saturday 15th June at 7.30pm. Tickets €15. Fight of the night: Robbie Delaney of Delaney’s Bar (Barna) v Taffy Farrell of Farrells Bar (Freshford).
Emeralds Camogie Club - Will hold a G.A.A. Skills Camp for primary school boys and girls from Monday July 29th – Fri Aug 2nd, 9.30am-2pm daily. Cost €40. Contact Sinead by phone or text at 087 2943889 for bookings and enquiries.
Rosary for Life - Will be held on Saturday, 8th June at 3pm in James’ Green, Kilkenny. Organised by local members of the Pro Life Campaign. Rosary will be followed by Benediction in St Mary’s Cathedral.
Safeguarding Audit - At the invitation of Bishop Seamus Freeman, SAC, the National Board for Safeguarding Children, St Patrick’s College, Maynooth, Co Kildare, will carry out a safeguarding Audit in the Diocese of Ossory. The Audit will begin on Monday, 17th June. Bishop Freeman welcomes this visit to our diocese by staff from the National Board and ensures that the diocese will fully co-operate in making all safeguarding files available.
Kilkenny Campus of NUI Maynooth - Would like to wish all Junior and Leaving Certificate students the very best in their exams. We would also like to send special wishes to the 6th Year students who have taken the historical step of choosing to attend for the 1st year of their BA Degree (MH901) here in Kilkenny. Please feel free to contact the campus when your exams are over if you would like any additional support and/or help with regard to your subject options.
Full story in this week’s Tipperary Star.