Senior Citizens Gathering
A senior citizens gathering will take place in St Sinneach’s hall, Carrickedmond today, the 11th June at 3pm. Mass will be celebrated by Fr Peter Tiernan and refreshments will be served to all afterwards. All senior citizens from the area are invited to attend.
Leaving certificate and junior certificate boys and girls from the parish are now about half ways through their exams. Hopefully, to date all has gone well for each one as our prayers and good wishes are with them for the remainder of these important exams. Hopefully, come results time all will achieve the marks and results they deserve.
To Niamh Mulvey, daughter of Martin and Rose Mulvey, Ballintubber, who has gone to America to work for the summer months. Hopefully, Niamh enjoys the experience stateside and we look forward to seeing her home in September.
A reminder to all boys and girls that the Kelloggs GAA Cul Camp takes place this year from the 14th to the 18th July in the GAA pitch Carrickedmond. This camp is a great way for boys and girls aged 6-13 to play the game and to learn GAA skills in a fun child friendly environment. The cost is 1st child €55, 2nd child €45 and 3rd/4th child €40 each. To book a place or for more information call 087-9126556.
The Cemetery in Taghshinód is very overgrown at the moment. We are appealing to all those who have relatives interred in Taghshinód to come for one evening with a strimmer to cut grass. We will gather for the cutting of grass on Thursday, 3rd July at 8p.m. There will be Prayers for the Faithful Departed in Taghshinód Cemetery on Sunday, 6th July after Mass in Carrickedmond at 10am.
The Carrickedmond/Abbeyshrule defibrillator group remind all in the parish to make yourself familiar with the locations of the defibrillator nearest your home. Please note in the event of a cardiac arrest or choking incident, please dial 999 or 112 and ask for an ambulance. Also each defibrillator box has a list of contact numbers of trained people from the box area that can assist at an incident when waiting for the arrival of the ambulance. For further information about the CADG contact Seamus at 086-8286748, Kathryn at 8226894 or Anthony at 0863993933.
Canoe Club 5 & 10km Run/Walk
The 2nd annual Abbeyshrule 5 & 10km run and walk takes place on Sunday next, the 8th June commencing at 11am. Registration is open from 10am in the Rustic Inn. This event is one of the main fundraisers for the club and was a great success in 2013. Your support is appreciated.
A novena of prayer in honour of the Sacred Heart of Jesus will take place in Carrickedmond church beginning on Thursday, the 19th June and ending on Friday, the 27th June. The novena will be offered for Vocations to the priesthood, for the sick, for all doing examinations and for peace in the world. Mass and the novena prayer will be at 8pm each evening except Saturday 21st June when there will be mass and the novena prayer in Carrickedmond at 10am and mass and the novena will be at 7pm in Abbeyshrule. On Sunday, 22nd June, mass and the novena will be in Carrickedmond at 10am. Everyone is welcome to attend.
Used clothes collection
A used clothes collection will take place from Colehill NS on Friday, 20th June at 9:30am. Everyone is welcome to leave bags of used clothes, shoes etc. at the school wall before collection.