Scoil Iosaga

Scoil Iosaga

Scoil Iosagain is currently enrolling pupils for the school year 2014-2015.

If parents wish to enroll their child for Sept 2014, please contact the school at 0504-54331 for further details.


Anniversaries prayed for at all Masses last weekend in Urlingford and Graine: Billy Walsh; Mary O’Rourke (nee Neary), Manchester and formerly of St Mary’s Avenue.

Emeralds Camogie

2014 is starting for the Emeralds Camogie Club, if there are any new members from any age group that wish to join, please contact Michael Power 087 2765704, Dan Norton 086 8339430, JJ Kavanagh 087 2624818 or any committee member.

Blessing of candles

This week is the Feast of the Presentation of Our Lord. We traditionally bless candles to be used in Church and at home on this day. If anyone wishes to have candles blessed they can be dropped into the Sacristy or Church.

Feast of St. Blaise

Monday, 3rd February is the Feast of St Blaise. Blessing of Throats will take place at Mass on Saturday evening, Sunday morning and Monday morning.


On Tuesday, 4th February, music by Finbar Dennehy. Supper served. Come and enjoy a great nights entertainment.

Taize Pilgrimage

A youth pilgrimage to Taize, France, organized by Ossory Youth, under the patronage of the Bishop of Ossory, will take place from 17th to 24th August 2014. For additional information contact Patrick Bookle, Ossory Youth at 056 7761200, 087 2129006 or pbookle@ossoryyouth.com.

Couch to 5km

Couch to 5K continues at Emeralds GAA Pitch from 7 to 8pm from Monday to Friday and 12.30 to 1.30 on Sundays. All welcome. Come and join us every night or a couple of nights a week. On Sunday, 16th March we hope to have a 5K walk/jog. With seven weeks to go, it’s never too late to join us. So shake off the cobwebs, pull on your runners and spend an hour out in the fresh air!

Clothing Drive

There will be a clothing recycling drive in aid of the Niall Mellon Township Trust on Sat 1st Feb. Drop your clothes off at any of the designated venues: Urlingford GAA grounds: 11am; Johnstown Church car park 12pm; Crosspatrick Church car park: 1pm; Galmoy GAA grounds: 2pm. Please donate all clean unwanted clothes, bed linen, towels, curtains, shoes, bags and belts and soft toys. Laptops (intact with lead) and mobile phones are also accepted, books (but no school books, magazines or diaries). If you cannot make it to the collection point on the day or if you need clothes to be collected contact Jerry 086 2533547, Margaret 086 8172115. Thank you for your support.

Full notes in this week’s Tipperary Star.