FEENAGH KILMEEDY PARISH NOTES FOR WEEK OF JUNE 25 2018

SYMPATHY

Sympathy is extended to Mrs Joan Donegan, her husband Michael and family, Belville Kilmeedy, on the death of her sister Mrs Doreen Kenny RIP, Castlemahon.

Sympathy is extended to Mrs Katherine Donegan, her husband Tommy and family, Kilmurry Feenagh, on the death of her uncle Michael Duane RIP, Churchtown.

FINE GAEL

Fine Gael church collection at Kilmeedy on Saturday, June 30 and at Feenagh on Sunday, July 1.

G.A.A.

Saturday, June 30 at Tournafulla, the West Junior Hurling Championship (A)Feenagh Kilmeedy V’s Templeglantine at 6 pm.

MASSES

Saturday, June 30 at Kilmeedy church at 7.30pm – Kit, Con, Mark Kelleher.

Reader – Maura Heenan, Eucharistic minister – Deborah Prout.

Sunday, July 1 at Feenagh church at 10 am – Annie O Sullivan.

Reader – Mona Donegan, Eucharistic minister – Sharon Danaher.

Altar servers – Corie Lynch, James O Connor.

ROSARY

Rosary at Kilmeedy church on Friday, June 29 at 7 pm.

21st  BIRTHDAY

Congratulations to Marie Danaher, Feenagh, who celebrated her 21st birthday recently. To celebrate the occasion Marie along with her family and friends attended a party at the Villager Bar, Castlemahon.

LIMERICKS WRITERS’ CENTRE

Limerick Writers’ Centre
presents
A Bus Tour of West Limerick and Maigue Poets Country
Fr1 24th August 2018 12 noon to 4.00pm

Join us on a magical trip around Co Limerick for a guided tour of places associated with the poets of the Gaelic tradition: Michael Hartnett; Daithi O Bruadair; Sean O Tuama and many more, taking in Newcastle West, Broadford; Ardagh/Athea; Bruree and Croom, – home of The Maigue Poets.

Cost per person is €15 and booking in advance is required.

Tour starts outside Dolans Pub, Dock Rd, Limerick 12 noon. Fri 24th Aug.

Contact Dominic at 087 2996409 or email [email protected]

KILMEEDY AFTER-SCHOOL SERVICE

Kilmeedy After-school is located across the road from Kilmeedy National School. We offer a home away from home service where your child will get a healthy snack when they come from school. We also provide homework supervision and play opportunities for children. We have a well developed outdoor play space.

School Bus Collection Service

We offer a school bus service from Feenagh school and it is planned to operate a bus service from Castlemahon National school in September 2018.

Qualified Staff

We are fully committed to delivering a quality service for children and families and in this regard, our staff are qualified and experienced. Our manager holds a FETAC 5 Certificate in Montessori & Childcare, a FETAC 5 Care of the special Child, 6 years experience working with children aged 4 months to 13 years. Our staff regularly participate in the on-going professional development and have undertaken Child Protection and First Aid Training.

Affordable Childcare Options

We offer the CCS, CCSP and TEC Schemes. These Government Schemes provided subsidies childcare to parents who meet the eligibility criteria. For e.g from September 2017.

A Parent who is in receipt of Social Welfare and holds a full Medical card will receive a reduction of €45 per week per child. Full fee €50 per week less €45 = €5 per week per child.

A Parent who holds a full medical card or is in receipt of a Social Welfare payment will receive a reduction of €25 per week. Full fee €50 per week less €25 = €25 per week per child.

A parent who holds a GP Visit Card or is in receipt of a Social welfare payment will receive a reduction of €17 per week. Full fee €50 per week less €17 = €33 per week per child.

A parent who is participating on an eligible EBT or Solas Training Programme or CE Scheme may qualify for a subsidy of €45 per week towards the cost of their childcare or €80 per week if the child requires collection by bus from Feenagh or Castlemahon.

For further information on financial assistance available to you under the Affordable Childcare Scheme, please see www.affordablechildcare.ie

If you would like any more information on the services offered by Kilmeedy After-School please contact Aoife on 085 – 2154309 or [email protected] or call into us any time after 2:30 pm.