Saturday February 3rd at Kilmeedy church at 7.30pm – Mossie and Mary Sheehan R.I.P.

Reader – Patricia Coleman, Eucharistic minister – Mary Beaulieu, Alter servers –Michaela and Carmela Butler.

Sunday February 4th at Feenagh church at 10am – People of the parish.

Reader – Rosario Irwin, Eucharistic minister –Cathy Farrissey, Alter servers – Anna and Violet Irwin.


Throats will be blessed after both masses this weekend.


Rosary at Kilmeedy church on Friday February 2nd at 7pm.


The death occurred on Friday January 19th of Robert (Bob) Morrison R.I.P., Ballinruane Kilmeedy at St John’s hospital Limerick. His removal was on Monday evening from Hawes funeral home in Charleville to St Ita’s church Kilmeedy. His burial was after mass on Tuesday to Kilmeedy cemetery. The chief celebrant was Very Rev Canon Seamus Ambrose P.E., Music and hymns at mass –parish choir. Pat Dalton Newcastlewest introduced the people who brought the symbol of Bob’s life to the altar. After the burial music was played and songs were sung in memory of Bob.

The late Bob Morrison R.I.P. was a native of Derryclough, Ballingarry. When he married Margaret Dalton he moved to her residence in Ballinruane. He attended Castletownconyers national school. He worked for many years in Colmanswell creamery. Bob was a very pleasant man who lead a very dedicated life, he had immense knowledge and was an excellent singer. He was a member of the parish choir and would sing at concerts and scor competition,rambling houses and was always available when called upon. He was a lifelong member of the pioneers and he represented the branch in the Readeoiri solo singing competitions. His coffin was draped with the pioneer flag. We wish every sympathy to his wife Margaret, his brother Ned Morrison,his sister Mrs Kit Kelly, Brother in law, sisters in law, nephews, nieces and the entire family.


The next Rambling house will be on Friday February 16th and this will also be a memorial night to remember some of our past entertainers like Johnny Donegan, Johnny Sexton ,Ben O Gorman, Bobby Morrison, Rest in Peace, always remembered ,never forgotten. We hope to have members of their families with us on the night. It was at the end of the show I got the sad news that Bobby Morrison had passed away. We offer our condolences to his wife and family. God Bless, Sean.


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Iolar Training is running some more free Digital Skills for Citizens computer and internet training courses in Newcastle West beginning on February 19th and 20th. The courses are open to everyone and will run for two hours per week for five weeks. Training is aimed at beginners and new users and gives participants the knowledge, skills and confidence to use the internet. Last year, almost 500 Limerick city and county residents completed our free Digital Skills for Citizens courses going from learning how to switch on a computer to booking flights and making video calls.

Training is free for all participants. An Eircode (postcode) is required to register. For more information, or to reserve your place on the courses, please call Iolar Training on 089 420 7708.



Carebright are commencing a healthcare Internship programme that will start in Newcastlewest on Monday 26th February 2018. It will run for 5 weeks and will include QQI level 5 Care skills,Manual handling, CPR and work experience in the community. If you are interested please email your CV to [email protected]. Closing date for applications is Monday February 12th 2018.


Kilmeedy development group meeting will be held on February 6th at 8pm at Aras Ide, Kilmeedy.

 We want to congratulate three of our young  students from the parish who achieved third place in the Young Scientist exhibition – Conor Heenan, Stephen Long, Ian Kelly. Well done .

We would like to extend our sympathy to the family of the late Bob Morrison R.I.P

Tesco Community Fund Initiative

Please support Kilmeedy Development when doing your shopping at Tesco. We are raising funds to complete the Phoenix Project Garden at the Old Garda Barracks. This is an intergenerational garden (open to all) where children from Kilmeedy NS and Active Age grow their own vegetables and plants. The pyramid is a quiet place to have a cuppa with friends and neighbours. Once finished, we hope to run classes there such as mindfulness, yoga and gardening. Please remember to pop your blue tokens into the Kilmeedy Phoenix Project bucket!

Calling recruits to Kilmeedy Development

The Development Group have a lot of exciting plans for the future of the village. Can you help us to put these plans into place? It doesn’t matter what your skills are – we simply need your enthusiasm and commitment to get these projects from paper to reality! Our next meeting is at 8pm, Tuesday 6th February at Aras Ide Resource Centre, Kilmeedy. We look forward to seeing you there.