FEENAGH-KILMEEDY PARISH NOTES FOR WEEK OF MAY 8 2018

MASSES

Saturday May 12 at Kilmeedy church at 7.30pm – Joan O Gorman RIP.

Reader – Diarmuid O Connor, Eucharistic minister –Mary Beaulieu, Altar servers – Emily Harrold,Josh Gilbourne.

Sunday May 13 at Feenagh church at 10am – People of the parish.

Reader – Margaret Irwin, Eucharistic minister – Timmy Cremin, Altar servers – John Irwin, Dominic Moran.

ROSARY

Rosary at Kilmeedy church on Friday May 11 at 7pm.

MONTHS MIND

Months mind for an ath Peadar Dé Búrca at St Itas church Kilmeedy on Friday June 8 at 7.30pm.

FIRST HOLY COMMUNION

First Holy Communion was administered to the children from Feenagh national school at Feenagh church on Saturday May 5. The Mass celebrant was Very Ref Fr Patrick Bluett P.P. The following nine  children received were: Aideen Collins, Isabelle Harty, Aoife Donnelly,Meadhbh Lenihan, Darragh O Sullivan, Patrick O Donnell, Ryan Lynch, Timmy Galvin, Cathal Geary. The school choir sang at the mass.

CEMETERY MASS

Mass in Kilmeedy cemetery on Tuesday May 22 at 7.30pm. (If the weather is wet it will be held in the church.)

DEATH

The death occurred on Thursday May 3 of Donál O Callaghan of Clonroosk,Feenagh. His removal was on Friday evening from Daly’s funeral home Dromcollogher to his residence. His burial after mass on Saturday was to Feenagh cemetery. Mass in Feenagh church and the chief Celebrant was Rev Fr Thomas O Connor –Kiltegan. Other celebrants were Very Rev Fr Patrick Bluett PP Feenagh-Kilmeedy, Very Rev Canon Frank Duhig PP Newcastlewest, Very Rev Fr Edwin Irwin PP Clouncagh, Rev Fr Brendan Murphy PE CC Newcastlewest. The symbols of Donáls life were brought to the altar. In attendance at the removal was Rev Fr Joseph Cussen CC Newcastlewest. Music and hymns at mass by Clodagh Buckley-Newmarket, Ann Marie O Riordan –Millstreet, Pat Foley, Matthew Reidy, Diarmuid O Brien- Glin.

The late Donál O Callaghan RIP was a well known and popular member of the community who led a dedicated and active life. He was well known in farming life for his commitment to his daily work. He attended Feenagh national school and Salesian College in Pallaskenry. He was a generous and obliging neighbour to all who required his help. This obliging nature was handed down by his late parents Patrick and Katherine. He always enjoyed his social outings with his many friends. He had immense knowledge in many aspects of life. He represented Feenagh creamery as a delegate at Golden Vale meetings, and he was one of the tip suppliers which helped the progress of the company and its staff. He was actively interested in NFA now IFA and was a member of the Fine Gael party and the Macra Na Feirme field evenings were held in his farm yard. Sympathy is extended to his sons Patrick and Niall, his daughters Sinead and Fiona, his brothers Richard, Patrick, his sisters Joan and Patricia, Sons in law, Daughters in law and the entire family.

SYMPATHY

Sympathy is extended to Mrs Catherine Enright and family, Avaheen Feenagh on the death of her brother Jim Kelly RIP in London and late of Garbally Kilmeedy.

G.A.A

Friday May 11 at Pairc Mac Uaid ,Coolyroe, The West Intermediate hurling Championship Feenagh V’s Granagh Ballingarry at 7.15pm.

Free Digital Skills for Citizens computer & internet training in Newcastle West

Iolar Training is running some more free Digital Skills for Citizens computer and internet training courses in Newcastle West beginning on May 15th. 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. Having access to a computer, laptop, tablet or smart phone is an advantage but not essential. 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.

DIVERSITY AWARENESS WORKSHOP: West Limerick Resources in conjunction with Doras Luimní will host a free workshop on ‘Diversity Awareness for Community and Voluntary Groups’ on Tuesday May 15 at Desmond Complex, Newcastle West at 7.30pm. This workshop will explore cultures, discuss barriers for community involvement and provide information on how to create a more inclusive society.  Registration is essential by contacting Damien Ahern at West Limerick Resources on 087 9042477 or by emailing [email protected]