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W/E 19/04/2015

posted Apr 17, 2015, 3:37 AM by John O'Sullivan

Mass of Anniversaries In April

Dysart:        Saturday 18th April 2015 at 6.30

                    First Anniversary Mass for Cathy O’Neill

Ruan:          Sunday 19th April 2015 at 10.00 am

                    Michael Casey     Mary Casey   Deceased member of the Reddan Family    Kevin Pyne    Paddy Pyne     Teresa Foley                                    John Foley          Christine Mahoney  Deceased members of the Mahoney Family                                                                                                     Deceased Members of the Lynch Family       John Flanagan        Mary Flanagan

Dysart:        Saturday 25th April at 6.60 pm

                    Months Mind Mass for Mrs Peg Cullinan                                              

Weekday Masses:                 Ruan:     Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday at 9.30 am.                                                                                                                                                Dysart:    Thursday and Friday at 9.30 am 

Weekly Collections:     Thank you very much for your contributions.

PDF: €1289.30       Baskets: €210.03      Bishops Commissions: €30.00      Trócaire: €375.87     Priests Collection:  €600.80      


Readers & Ministers of the Eucharist

Dysart     Saturday at 6.30 pm                                 Ruan     Sunday at 10.00 am

Reader this week:          Confirmation Children           Reader this week:       Eileen Hannon

Reader next week:         Frances Browne                       Reader next week:      James Hannon

Euch Min this week:      Tommy Kelly                           Euch Min this week:    John Punch

Euch Min next week:      Edel Bluett                             Euch Min next week:   Pat O’Halloran

Next Baptism Course: Crusheen on Saturday 16th May from 11:00 am to 12 Noon

First Holy Communion:  Dysart - Saturday 25th April at 11:00 am

                                                    Ruan -   Sunday 26th April at 10:00 am

Confirmation in Dysart will be on Saturday 23rd May at 12 Noon, the vigil of Pentecost.

Confirmation in Ruan will be on Pentecost Sunday 24th May at 10.00 am

Imeall Bóirne Cluster Meeting in Corofin on Wednesday 29th April at 8:30 pm

Village Spring Clean; Please join in a Spring Clean of our village and surroundings on Monday & Tuesday evenings 27th & 28th April at 7 p.m.  Ruan residents, young and older, are asked to get together and clean up after the winter.                                         The Tidy Towns will provide bags and gloves and dispose of all litter, leaving our village a place to be proud of!

Lahinch Senior Citizens Holiday:  The annual senior citizens holiday in Lahinch will be from July 10th to 15th.  Names can be given to Mary O’Donnell 6837989 or Sheila Lynch 6837717


Pre Marriage Course:  The Pre Marriage course run by Accord or the course run by the Redemptorists are acceptable by the Diocese. The courses run by Avalon and others are not acceptable.

Thought for the week

'Let nothing disturb you. Let nothing dismay you.

Everything passes. Patience reaches all that it strives for.

He who has God finds he lacks nothing,

God alone suffices'.

Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes:  The Diocese has been allocated extra capacity to bring pilgrims who are sick or need assistance to Lourdes in the Diocesan pilgrimage on 26th June to 1st July. This is an ideal opportunity for people who have never had the opportunity where all your medical and caring needs will be looked after while in Lourdes.  A special price of €575 is available for this section and a medical form needs to be completed. Details can be got from Fr Tom Ryan Shannon Pilgrimage Director for the Diocese on (061) 364133.

The annual Diocesan Pilgrimage to Knock this year will take place on Sunday 5th July, sharing with Ferns as we have in previous years.  Save the date – specific details will be announced at a later date. 

Notice: Fully qualified and experienced secondary school teacher available for all levels of grinds in both Junior and Leaving Cert English. Grinds will be tailored to all individual’s needs. Comprehensive notes will be provided as well as homework, corrections and a detailed approach to answering exam questions. Group sessions available. I also teach one – one IT classes to all age groups – Internet, Skype, Photo uploading, Microsoft Word etc.  Contact 085 7881574.

The Annual Clare Garden Festival will be held in the Ennis Showgrounds on Sunday 26th April from 11am-5pm. It will feature a large-scale Garden and Food Fair, expert garden talks, a Bloom-style show garden and entertainment for all the Family. Further info on www.claregardenfestival.com

Corofin Dramatic Society present the 39 Steps by Patrick Barlow in Glór on Saturday 25th April. This is your last chance to see this award winning play before appearing in the All Ireland finals in Athlone on 3rd May. Admission to Glór €15 & €12 concession.

Exercise Class for the over 60's  every Wednesday at 2.30 pm in the meeting room, GAA Hall, Corofin & every Tuesday at 10.00 am in Tubber Hall

Ruan GAA:

Ruan GAA Membership: If you have not already done please be aware Ruan GAA club membership for now due for renewal and can be paid to any member of the club executive or club registrar Niall O’Connor 0879497896.

Ruan GAA Scrap Metal Collection: Please be aware Ruan GAA are currently finalising their collection of scrap metal and if there is any scrap metal you wish to have collected please contact Vinny O’Halloran 0862788440, Kevin McDonnell 0868460284 or Tom Roughan 0851734204.

Lotto Results:  W/E: 12/04/2015:  No’s drawn:  10, 16, 20, 26          No Jackpot Winner:

Five lucky dips: Breda & Gerard Keating, Gerard O’Halloran, Aiden Lawton, Anna O’Halloran and Eileen & Damien Conety        Next week’s Jackpots:   €1,800    Team:  Ted Wynne       Venue: Purcells