Pre-school and Montessori - Brightstar Preschool and Montessori (Behind Gaile N.S.) are now offering an afternoon session from September 2012 (providing spaces are filled). To book a space or for more information, call (0504) 41877.
Boherlahan Dualla Historical Journal Society - Eucharistic Congress 1932: The Society needs your help in preparing an article for the 2012 Historical Journal to commemorate the Eucharistic Congress of 1932. If you have a recollection, any memory or an anecdote of what the parish did or anything your family did to celebrate the event we would be delighted to hear from you. Contact Tom Ryan (087) 7497541 or (0504) 41222.
Boherlahan Dualla Historical Journal Society- RMS Titanic 1912 - This year marks the centenary of that fateful sailing. Have you a family link to any person who sailed, or missed the sailing or saw the Titanic? The Society wishes to record those links. If you have any information, however insignificant, contact Paddy O’Dwyer (087) 7596294 or (0504) 41253.
Scor na bPaisti County Final - Well done to the Instrumental Music Group and Ballad Group who represented the parish in the County Final last Sunday in Halla na Feile, Cashel. Ciara Dwan, Sarah Delaney, Claire Delaney, Aoife Linehan make up the Instrumental Music Group, whilst, Conor Dwan, Maria Ryan, Casey Hennessy, James Kirby and Orlagh Lacey represented us in the Ballad Group category. Both groups did us proud in their performances. Unfortunately, it wasn’t to be their day but great credit is due to both groups, their parents and mentors. A special word of thanks to Irene Dwan and Pauline Bargary who have working with both groups in rehearsals and preparations. It was most heartening to see Boherlahan Dualla compete in Scor, it can only be onwards and upwards from here.
GAA Membership - Membership is now due for 2012. Seniors: 50 euro, Non Players: 20 euro, Students and Minors: 25 euro. Note all players must be fully paid up members before they play. No players will be covered by insurance if they have not done so. Note membership can be accepted in weekly instalments. Contact Ann Flanagan or Betty Stapleton to arrange same.
Fr. Matthew Players, New Inn - This year, the Fr. Matthew Players, New Inn present “Many Young Men of Twenty from this Thursday, 16th February to Sunday 19th February. Tickets are available from Eileen Hally (087) 6334381, Friary Pharmacy (Cashel) or Purcell’s Shop (New Inn). Booking is advised.
Bingo - Bingo continues every Monday night in Boherlahan. Prize money is €1,700 nightly so do come along. Buses serving local surrounding areas. Contact any member of the Bingo Committee for further details.
Youth Club - The next club night will take place this Friday, 17th February in the Sports Centre, Boherlahan and rehearsals will continue for the Variety Show. Ruth and Kate from ‘The Den’ will also be there, as well as lots of other fun and games.
Juvenile GAA - It was all systems go last Saturday morning with training for all age groups U6 to U16’s resumed. Mid Tipperary Coaching Officer Andy Ryan was on hand to assist with all groups and will do so for the next three Saturdays. Sincere thanks to him for his time and sharing of knowledge. Membership of 10 euro is now due and can be given to Michael O’Sullivan, Esther Kavanagh or Kathleen Darcy. Parent/Guardian must sign the registration form. Our ‘Millenium League’ which involves the U8 to U12 age groups will be commencing in the near future, players will be notified by text regarding dates, times etc. New players are always very welcome to come along on a Saturday morning and anyone wishing to volunteer their time and help with the juveniles are encouraged to do so. Your help would be very much appreciated.
Eucharistic Congress Parish Faith Journey - Station Masses continue this month. The host families are Oliver & Breda Trainor, Ardmalye on Friday, 17th February and Andy & Hannah Kennedy, Marshallstown on Thursday, 23rd February. Mass will be celebrated at 7.00pm preceded by prayer and adoration commencing at 5.00pm. All neighbours and friends in the local area and town lands are invited to come along for some part of the evening.
Lourdes Pilgrimage: - The Lourdes committee has been active in the parish with the purpose of promoting the Annual Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes (16 June - 21 June). One of the aims of this committee is to establish a pay by instalment system whereby those interested in travelling can contribute on a weekly/monthly basis towards the fare. For further information, contact Mary Donnelly (0504) 41224, Jovita Delaney (0504) 41116, Kathleen O’Donnell (062) 61420. If you know of any senior person deserving of the trip or any 5th year student who would like to travel, please let us know before 26th February.
Congratulations - Well done to Conor Gleeson who was part of the Kops 4 Kidz fundraising event last weekend at The Wright Venue in Swords, Dublin. It involved members of An Garda Siochana taking on sports stars in the boxing ring to raise money for St. John’s Ward, Our Lady’s Hospital, Crumlin. Thanks to everyone for their sponsorship.
School Enrolment - Anyone wishing to enrol their child in Junior Infants at Boherlahan, Ballytarsna or Dualla NS for September 2012 should contact the Principal of these schools. Boherlahan NS (0504) 41184, Ballytarsna NS (0504) 41323, Dualla NS (062) 62241.
Pilgrimage to Medjugorje - Takes place from 8th – 15th September 2012. Departing from Shannon Airport. Accommodation near the Church. Fare €619 half board. For booking, contact John O’Brien, Doon (061) 380614.
Set Dancing Bru Boru - Takes place on Tuesday nights at 8.00pm. All are welcome.