News from around Templemore

Community Services Whist 2/6/13 Top Score: Helen Lyons. Other winners: Noreen Whelan, Joan Carroll, Kathleen Kelly, Nora O’Sullivan, Christy Tuohy, Nellie McGrath, Ann O’Toole, Deirdre Conlon, Tess McGrath, Kitty Cormack, Johnny Butler, Raffle: Sheila Reilly, Chris Tuohy, Tess McGrath. Whist every Sunday at 8pm. All are welcome.

Community Services Whist 2/6/13

Top Score: Helen Lyons. Other winners: Noreen Whelan, Joan Carroll, Kathleen Kelly, Nora O’Sullivan, Christy Tuohy, Nellie McGrath, Ann O’Toole, Deirdre Conlon, Tess McGrath, Kitty Cormack, Johnny Butler, Raffle: Sheila Reilly, Chris Tuohy, Tess McGrath. Whist every Sunday at 8pm. All are welcome.

Loughmore Progressive 25

Results 2nd June

3 pairs on 11 games: Margaret Bourke & Tim Tierney, Paddy Joycew & P J Meade, Mary Maher & Michael Treacy.

20th game Mary Jo Ryan & Pat Morris.

Raffle: Pat Morris, Tom Nolan and Margaret Bourke.

Game Sunday night @ 8.45pm all are welcome.

Tennis For Children Begins

Thursday 6th June sees the start of childrens supervised tennis, rrom 4 pm, from 7 years. All welcome . Be sure to bring racket and a small fee.

Adult fun night continues each Friday evening from 8. New members especially welcome on each Friday night.

Mixed comp starting soon. Watch this space.

P.T.T.A

The Annual Mass for Pioneers will be celebrated in the Church of the Sacred Heart in Templemore on Friday June 7th at 7pm. All Pioneers in the parish are asked to attend. Pioneers seeking Gold or Silver Jubilee Pins, or any Pioneer Pins are asked to contact any member of the Pioneer Council. Mass will be followed by refreshments in Canon Noonan Community Centre. All are welcome.

Pilgrimage to Knock

The Annual Pilgrimage to Knock Shrine takes place on Sunday June 9th. The bus will leave the Town Hall Templemore at 8.20 am. There will be a stop for refreshments in Athlone going to and coming from Knock. Fare is €15. To ensure a place contact 087-9303739 or 086-0550960.

Young Pioneers

Congratulations to the twenty new Young Pioneers from Our Lady’s Secondary School, enrolled at a special Mass celebrated by Rev James Walton CC in the Convent of Mercy Chapel on Monday May 13th. Thanks to the Sisters of Mercy, Seamus Bourke, and to all who helped out during the year. We wish the new Pioneers every success.

Templemore Carers Association

Our June meeting will take place on Tuesday June 11th at 8pm at Canon Noonan Day Care Centre. New members welcome. Our Coffee Morning will be held in the Templemore Arms Hotel on Friday June 7th 10.30am – 12.30pm. Your support will be most appreciated.

Citizens Information Centre

Citizens Information Centre will be available on Wednesday, 12th June at Templemore Community Services Centre, Bank Street from 10.00am -12.30pm.

No appointment is necessary and callers will be seen on a first come first served basis. This is an independent, free and confidential service where you can find out about your rights and entitlements.

First Friday:

7th June (Feast of the Sacred Heart) with the usual Communion calls to the sick. Mass in Templemore at 8 & 10 am & 7pm.

Alliance of the Two Hearts

Next vigil on Fri 7th June commencing with Rosary at 7.30pm in Canon Noonan Centre and concluding at 4.00am. Holy Mass will be celebrated at 12.05am

Enrolment Evening

Enrolment in St. Colmcille’s Primary School on Thursday 6th June at 7.30pm. All welcome.

National Vigil for Life

Vigil will take place in Merrion Square, Dublin on Sat. 8th June 3–4 p.m. For details, contact Caroline at 087-2843507 or Denise at 087-2668702.

A Rosary Rally for the Unborn

A rally with prayers led by Bishop Seamus Freeman, will be held on St James’ Green (behind the cathedral) in Kilkenny next Saturday, 8th June at 3pm. Tel: Kay 087-9912047 / Marie 087-6679126”

Special Day of Prayer

Prayers in Thanksgiving and Reparation to The Two Hearts of Jesus and Mary on Sun 9th June at Holy Cross Abbey beginning at 2.30pm with the Rosary, Divine Mercy Devotions and Stations of The Cross and Mass at 4pm. Evening Prayer will then continue with the regular devotions in Thurles Cathedral at 7pm followed by a Rosary Procession with Our Lady of Fatima Statue through the Streets of Thurles. Enquiries: Tony 021-4501667 or Marie 086 1052920. All are welcome

Multiple Sclerosis Ireland Coffee Morning

Christy Roche is holding a coffee morning in the Templemore Arms Hotel on Friday 14th June 10am – 12noon. He would be grateful for your support to this worthy cause.

McAuley Lotto Draw

5, 10, 25, 31. No Jackpot winner. 1 x Match 3 winner - Pat Ryan, Kyle, Killea. Jackpot now €6,050.

Baptism Mass

The Annual Baptism Mass will be celebrated on Saturday 15th June at 7.00pm in the Church of the Sacred Heart, Templemore. Parents of children baptised in the parish in the past year are invited to bring their child for special prayers and blessing. More details next week.

Barnane NS

Open Day – Enrolment

Templemore I.C.ABarnane NS are having an open day on Monday June 24th 2013 from 9.20am – 12.30pm. All new entrants are welcome. Any queries please contact the Principal at 0504-31196 or Mobile No: 086-8410855.

Templemore I.C.A

Our next meeting will take place on Thursday June 6th at 8pm in Canon Noonan Centre