We extend sympathy this week to Mary McGowan, her sisters Teresa, Bernadette, Geraldine, her brother Michael McNally on the death of their aunt Lizzy Kate McGarry, Ruskey. Also we extend sympathy to Kathleen Gearty and Bernie O’Rourke on the death of their uncle Paddy Conaty which took place in England recently.

50/50 draws

50 euro winners were Marie Saunders, Christy Deely, Michael Coyne, Frank Walsh.

Barry’s big night out

All roads lead to Keenan’s on Saturday for the Big Night Out for the Barrys club. Music by the great Colm Mulligan, with presentations on the night. So, put the glad rags on and come along to a big parish night out. Support your local club Barry’s.

Road Safety

This present week is again turning out to be rather wintry. We urge all motorists, pedestrians and others to be vigilant and most careful. We can never trust road surfaces at this time of year. Mornings and evenings are still pretty dark so care is needed by all.

Ladies circuit training

Ladies circuit training class will take place in St. Barry’s Hall at 7.30pm on Tuesday’s and 8.30pm on Thursday’s. Suitable for all levels of fitness. Call 087-9292378.

Fundraising event

House to house collection is now in progress. Thanks to you all for your contributions to date. If your house has not been called to, don’t worry as the Committee hope to have all houses in the Parish covered shortly. Dont forget function in Lodge on 27th February. Also auction on the night.


All people in the Parish associated with St Barry’s GAA are reminded that club registration is now ongoing. Please make contact with any club official or treasurer Eoin O’Boyle to be registered for 2015. Fees are 20 euro per child/student, 40 euro adult, 60 euro family (children up to 18 years). It is so important that anyone involved in club activity be registered.

Art classes

Adult art sessions starting Wednesdays mornings Waterways Ireland building, Clondra. Also ongoing classes for children on Saturday mornings. For more information call Jeanne on 087-6158772 at evening time for both classes.

Computer Classes

Level 4 Computer Class at the Community Centre Ruskey. Course will run 3 afternoons a week. Contact Stephanie on 090-66 34189 or Patricia on 086-8534100 if you are interested.

Exposition of Blessed Sacramment

Exposition of Blessed Sacrament will take place on Friday evening at St. Anne’s Church, Scramogue between 6.45pm and 7.45pm.