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W/E 09/08/2015

posted Aug 6, 2015, 5:06 AM by John O'Sullivan   [ updated Aug 6, 2015, 5:07 AM ]

Anniversary Masses in August:

 Dysart:       Saturday 8th August at 6.30pm

                    Mai Hurley           John Hurley             Mary Mulqueen       Marita Maher          Rita Crowe          Bridget Gleeson      Michael Gleeson   Ellen Gleeson

                     Paddy Hynes      Dan McMahon         Kitty Kelly Morty Kelly      Nora Kelly            Deceased members of the Kelly Family

 Ruan:         Sunday 16th August at 10am

                    Joe & Maureen O Donoghue          Michael Finn      Mary Finn        Pakie Cullinan     Morty Cullinan          Margaret Cullinan        Eddie O Connor

                    Stephen O Sullivan                  Carmel Carey


Weekday Masses:         Ruan:     Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday at 9.30 am.          Dysart:   Thursday and Friday at 9:30 am



Weekly Collections:     Thank you very much for your contributions.

  PDF: €   735.29        Baskets: €260.33        Candles: €20.09         Peter’s Pence: €12.00      Priests Collection:  €90.00        Lourdes Invalid Collection:  €7.00                          Bishops Commissions: €5.00      Trócaire: €5.00         Education Fund: €10.00           Priest Benevolent Fund: €6.00


Readers & Ministers of the Eucharist

Dysart    Saturday at 6.30 pm                                      Ruan     Sunday at 10.00 am

Reader this week    Rose Foudy                                           Reader this week    :    Carmel Foley

Reader next week   Emily Mulqueen                                  Reader next week:   Emer O’ Halloran

Euch Min this week   Gerry Kelly                                       Euch Min this week:    Mary O Brien

 Euch Min next week:  Tommy Kelly                                Euch Min next week Caroline Meaney


Next Baptism Course: Ruan on Saturday 22nd August from 11:00 am to 12 Noon


ACCORD COUNSELLING Services Are you experiencing difficulties in your Marriage / Relationship?  Accord Counsellors offer couples and individuals a safe, professional, inexpensive counselling service.   To book an appointment with a Counsellor, contact ACCORD ENNIS in complete confidence. Tel: (065) 6824297.


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.

Weather is a great metaphor for life -

sometimes it's good, sometimes it's bad,

and there's nothing you can do about it

but carry an umbrella, or

choose to dance in the rain.

(Terri Guillemets)

Irish Cancer Society Collection: Amount collected was €153.19 Euro. Thanks to all who contributed

 Irish Blood Transfusion Services: Mobile Unit will be holding a Blood Donor Clinic in the West County Hotel, Ennis on Wednesday 12th & Thursday 13th August & Thursday 20th August from 6pm – 9pm.

 Clare Classic Car and Vintage Club, annual Harvest Fair, Inagh village, Sunday the 16th of August at 12 noon.  Large display of vintage vehicles, Hay cutting with scythes and horse drawn machines, Bake sale, Bouncy Castle, Birds of Prey, Bric a brac, pop-up clothes shop, etc.  A fun day for all the family. All proceeds in aid of Clare Cancer Support, Kilnamona

The 2015 pilgrimage to Canon Island will take place on Sunday 16 August.  Boats will leave Crovraghan Pier (off Ennis Road, Kildysart) at 5.30pm.                                      Life jackets are compulsory (some will be available at the pier).  Priests are welcome to concelebrate.

Samaritans Ennis & Clare. All the work that we do at Samaritans is carried out by volunteers who give their time to provide confidential emotional support to callers.  We rely entirely on voluntary donations to finance the operation of the branch so that we can reach out to people who need such support. We are very grateful for this generous donation from the people of Dysart. It will be put to good use in helping us to provide the 24 Hour a Day/ Seven Days a week service that is vital to so many people, particularly during these difficult times.


Clare Champion: Anyone wishing to have a news item in the Clare Champion, Ruan & Dysart Notes, should contact Rose Foudy before 12 noon on Mondays - 0870610212 or


The Alzheimer Society Clare Branch:  The Alzheimer Society's Dementia Specific Day Care Centre in Ennis, currently has client vacancies.  Accepts clients from all over Co Clare.  Meaningful activity programme tailored towards clients, interests, experiences and personalities.  Bus service available were possible.  Meals provided.  Cost 7 Euro per day.  Queries in relation to Daycare Services contact Linda Murphy 0879152151.  Queries in relation to Home Care Services contact Clare Office 065 6868621

Ruan GAA

Lotto Results:  W/E: 02/08/2015:  No’s drawn:  1,8,11,13         No Jackpot Winner:

Five lucky dips: Claire McDonagh,  Una Lyons,  Audrey Casey , Ted Wynne,  Flan Lyons  

Next week’s Jackpots:   €4,200     Team:  Flan Lyons      Venue: Mortys

 Calling to Fr. O’Neill:  If anyone is calling to Fr. O’Neill at the Parochial House, please ring his mobile phone 086 2612124 beforehand to ensure that he will be there to meet you