BALLYHEIGUE NOTES – Michael Burkett
BALLYHEIGUE NOTES 6-3-2018
COMMUNION TO THE ELDERLY: Fr Brendan will bring Communion to the elderly on
Friday next 9th March beginning at 1.30pm. Please inform relatives and
PATTERN THRESHER FESTIVAL: At the AGM of the Thresher Group, held in the
White Sands Hotel, last Thursday, the following officers were elected to
implement the programme of activities designed to celebrate our local
traditions during the Pattern weekend.
President: Daniel ‘Sonny’ O’Halloran; Chairperson: Joe O’Sullivan;
Vice-chairperson: Liam O’Mahony; Treasurer: Mary Foran-O’Halloran; Rúnaí:
Micheál Ó hAllmhuráin; Assistant-Secretary: Mary Duggan-O’Halloran, PRO:
Tom Lawlor. Thanks was expressed to everyone who helped to make last
year’s Schedule of Events so enjoyable.
DEATH: The death occurred of Terry McCabe, Sandhill Road,
Ballyheigue/Nenagh, late of Moneygall, Arrabawn, Co-Op., Nenagh. Reposed
at his residence on Monday 26th February. Requiem Mass on Tuesday 27th
February 2018 with burial afterwards in the Holy Family Cemetery,
Ballyheigue. Sadly missed by his wife Peg, Daughters Triona, Louise,
Valeria and Niamh, Son Terry Jnr., Sister Anne, Brother-in-Law Tom,
Sons-in-law, grandchildren, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.
DEATH: Ballyheigue GAA would like to offer its condolences to the family
and friends of John Lyons of Meenogahane, Causeway who has gone to his
eternal reward. “Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam.”
GAA MEMBERSHIP: The membership of €50 for senior players is now due. All
players must have their membership paid before they play their first game.
FIXTURES: Co. Senior hurling league Round-1, Ballyheigue v Crotta at
Dromakee St. Patrick’s Day 12 Noon. A big crowd is expected at this game
as it will be the first game to be played in Crotta’s new pitch. Please
ATHLELTICS: The Primary Schools Indoor Games are being held this Wed
evening from 6pm to 8pm in Causeway hall. Entry is free. The events are
sprints, standing long jump, speed bumps and relays. Pupils from 1st to
6th class will be catered for. Info from 087 7985557.
GAA LOTTO: The following numbers were drawn at last Sunday’s GAA Lotto:
2-8-9-28. The Jackpot of €7,900 was not won. Next week’s Jackpot will be
€7,950. The two €50 winners were: Ann O’Sullivan, Doon and A. M. Lawless,
Ballylongane. The €25 winner was Jason Stack, Tiershanahan.
COURSING LOTTO: The following numbers were drawn on Monday 26th February in
the Ballyheigue & District Coursing Club Lotto: 9-18-23-28. Jackpot was
not won. The €50 winner was: Rena O’Carroll, C/o Pat. The €25 winners
were: Frank Brady, C/o Macs, Brendan Guerin, C/o White Sands and Teresa
Reidy, C/o John B. Next week’s Jackpot €8,700.
ARDFERT RETREAT CENTRE: Contact 0667134276 The Amoris Programme: A parish
conversation in preparation for the World Meeting of Families which helps
participants to reflect on and share their experience of family life in the
light of Pope Francis’ vision in the ‘Gospel of Family’ A joy for all the
world*.* Sessions continues on Wed. March 7th, & 14th, 7.30pm to 9.30pm.
The Pillars of an Active Spiritual Life: Fr. Sean Sheehy*, *each Wed. thru
Unislim: Mondays 5.30pm-6.30pm Contact: Rachael 0879377265.
Tai Chi: Tuesdays 6.00pm-7.00pm Contact Maria 0877953589.
Becoming a Caring Presence in Today’s World: Noticing and Nurturing
Important Feelings in Our Body, Presented by John Keane, European Director
of the BioSpiritual Institute, April 27th- 29th Book now 0667134276.
BIRTHDAY PARTIES: In association with Kerryhead/Ballyheigue FRC – Birthday
party packages are available at your local Community Centre. Please call
the Centre on 066 7133837
CHIROPODIST: Karla Dowling has appointment slots available for Wednesday 14
th March at the Community Centre. Please call her on 087 4114883 to book
RESPITE DAYCARE FOR DEPENDANT/ALZHEIMER’S SERVICE USERS. This service is
available at the Community Centre every Friday from 9.30am – 2.30pm. This
provides a welcome respite opportunity for carers, and provides a positive
experience for the person receiving care. We have a care assistant and
Nurse on duty at all times. Please contact the Centre on 066-7133837 for
RATHMORE EIGHTH ANNUAL ST PATRICK’S DAY PARADE*: *On Sunday March11th 2018
at 2pm. Led by this year’s Grand Marshall – Kerry Rose Breda O’Mahony. This
year’s theme recognises the importance of the 11th March with our theme:
Rathmore Parade celebrates THE MAMMY’. Best overall float contact
Live music by Tri Cheile band before parade at 1pm.