FEENAGH/KILMEEDY PARISH NOTES FOR WEEK OF DECEMBER 18TH 2017

DEATH

The death occurred at the Regional hospital Limerick on Saturday 9th of Mrs Anne Long R.I.P, Kilmurry house Feenagh. Her removal was on Tuesday evening from Sextons funeral home, Broadford to Feenagh church. Her burial after mass on Wednesday was in Kilmeedy cemetery. The Chief celebrant was Very Rev Fr Patrick Bluett P.P Feenagh/Kilmeedy. Music and hymns at mass from Donie and Maura Nolan, Kilcolman.

The late Mrs Ann Long Nee Hallinan was a native of Lombardstown ,Glantane. Ann was a most popular and friendly person who led a dedicated and peaceful life. Her procession in life for many years was the chemist practice which would have brought her in contact with many in her daily career. She was a great subscriber to all fund raising activities in the parish. Sympathy is extended to her sons Michael,Liam,Padraig her daughter Evelyn, son in law, daughters in law, brother in law, sister in law, nephews, nieces and the entire family.

MASSES

Saturday December 23rd at Feenagh church at 7.30pm – John ,Dick and Sadie Irwin R.I.P.

Reader – James Holmes, Eucharistic minister – Eily O Brien, Alter servers – Dominic Moran, John Irwin.

Saturday December 23rd mass in Kilmeedy church at 6pm.

Sunday December 24th at Feenagh church at 5.30pm and Kilmeedy church at 7.30pm.

Christmas day – December 25th mass in Kilmeedy church at 10am and Feenagh church at 11.30pm.

Christmas dues will be taken up at all Christmas masses.

HAPPY CHRISTMAS

Wishing all our readers and parishioners a Happy Christmas and a bright new year. Thanks to all who submitted notes over the past year.

RING IN THE NEW AND OLD

The annual Ring in the New year and ring out the old will be performed in Kilmeedy village on Sunday December 31st at 12 midnight.

ROSARY

Rosary at Feenagh church on Friday December 22nd at 7pm.

RAMBLING HOUSE

The Christmas edition of the Kilmeedy Rambling house was held at Aras Ide Kilmeedy on Friday December 15th. The M.C was Sean O Gorman who got the proceedings underway. Before and at the Interval a large variety of foods and teas were served to all in attendance. Thanks to the organisers for their generousity. Santa and Mrs Claus made their annual energetic appearance. The following people provided the different entertainment : Eamonn Cronin Dromina, Dan Madigan Kilmeedy, Sean O Gorman Kilmeedy,Margaret Corbett Newcastlewest, Matt Lawlee Ballyclough, Tom Gilbourne Feohanagh,Maureen Flanaghan Croom,Donal Hayes Crecora,Stephen Madigan Kilmeedy,Laurie Fealy Kilmeedy, Josie Aherne Croagh, Tom Noonan Granagh, Michael Forde Colmanswell, Corie Lynch Feenagh, Donal Madigan Kilmeedy,Benny Tade McCarthy Abbeyfeale, John Leahy Croom, Pierce Rowsome Newcastlewest, Tommy,David and John O Riordan Granagh,Mary Lynch Ballingarry,Sonny Egan Lixnaw, David Hunt Pallaskenry,Pat Normoyle Castlemahon.

The Chairman Seamus Murphy thanked everyone, and many raffle prizes were won. He also wished Dan Harrold a Happy Birthday on the 16th December.

FEENAGH NATIONAL SCHOOL

Feenagh national school are holding a Christmas Carol service at the Community centre Feenagh on Tuesday December 21st at 7.30pm. The entry fee is €3 per adult, Family €5. There will also be a raffle held on the night.

G.A.A CEREMONY

The centenary of the birth of Dr Jim McCarthy , Feenagh on the 17th of December 1917,all Ireland winning hurler with Limerick was celebrated at the Feenagh Kilmeedy G.A.A. club on Sunday last December 17th. Members of Dr Jim’s family, nephews and nieces and grandchildren attended with members of Feenagh Kilmeedy G.A.A club and supporters and the west board represented. A plaque by Jim Lynch for his achievement was unveiled in the G.A.A club house by his granddaughter Aoife MCcarthy Newcastlewest. The M.C  Denis O Connor introduced the speakers. Club chairman Edward Murphy welcomed all other speakers. Jim Lynch assistant secretary west G.A.A. board ,his nephew Conor McCarthy who organised, his other nephew outlined his achievements that was Martin McCarthy. A fine number of patrons attended to honour the occasion with teas and a fine variety of food served.