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W/E 16/12/2012

posted Dec 13, 2012, 4:28 AM by Unknown user


Ruan:                    Sunday 16th December at 11.15 am

                                John Sheehan        Paul Howard     Jill Clarke   John Moroney       Michael Moroney     Alan Finn

                                Patrick Guthrie    Mary Guthrie   Terence Guthrie   Eileen Corry

Ruan:                    Friday 21st December at 7.00 pm

                                Months Mind Mass for John Joe Mahoney

Ruan:                    Sunday 30th December at 11.15 am

                                Months Mind Mass for Michael Considine

CHRISTMAS MASSES:     Christmas Eve – Dysart  7.00 pm   Ruan 9.00 pm

                                               Christmas Day – Dysart  9.15 am   Ruan 11.15 am


Ruan:                    Mon, Tue, Wed and Sat at 9.30 am and Friday 7.00 pm

Dysart:                  Thurs and Friday at 9.30 am


PDF:  €918.60   Baskets:  €191.03     Candles:  €24.93           Mission Sunday:  €5.00

Priests Collection:  €110.00     November Offering:  €10.00

                        Thank you very much for your contributions.


Readers this Sunday:          Ruan:   Garry Shannon    Dysart:  Rosemary Foudy Readers next Sunday:         Ruan:   Aidan Lawton      Dysart:  Edel Bluett

Euch Ministers this Sun:     Ruan:   John O’Sullivan    Dysart:  Pat Lynch

Euch Ministers next Sun:   Ruan:   Loretta Kenny       Dysart:  Gerry Kelly

RECENT BAPTISMS:  We Welcome into our Community Caitlin Lily Moloney daughter of Michael Moloney and Marie Casey, Cody Johnson-King son of Adedayo Johnson-King and Shirley Brohan and Ellie May Carroll daughter of Gus Carroll and Mairéad Barry who were baptised recently

TABLE QUIZ in Purcells on Saturday 22nd December at 9.00 pm, in aid of Sr Ethel Normoyle.  

This is being organised by John O’Sullivan who is travelling to work in MissionVale South Africa in January.   

Teams of 4 - €10 per person, lots of spot prizes on the night.

BLOOD DONOR CLINIC:  3,000 units of blood are required every week.  1,000 people receive blood or a blood product every week.  1:4 of our pouplation require blood at some point in their life.  3% only of our population give blood.  The Irish Blood Transfusion Service will be holding a blood donor clinic in the West County Hotel, Ennis, on Monday 17th and Tuesday 18th December.  Time 6 – 9 p.m. add also on Wednesday 19th and Thursday 20th December .  Time 2:00 – 5:00 p.m.


Huge thank you to all who supported Club’s Bingo evening on Friday last at Purcells and to the many Sponsors and all who gave items for the raffle. Carol singing will be held in Dunnes Mall on Sunday 16th December from 2 to 4, all welcome to come join in and become part of the Christmas spirit. Best wishes to Michael O‘Regan on his appointment to Clare Camogie Board.

Victory Social: Combined social - Camogie and Hurling Club, Auburn lodge Hotel 12th January 2013. Tickets available @ €25 each from Janet Neilan -0876399347, Catherine Lyons - 0877407012, Natasha Hynes- 0857603971 and Janette Lynch-0872342740      Mary Hickey O’Brien


Ruan Minor Club held a very successful Foundation Course last weekend. There were 16 participants including parents, Camogie girls and minor hurlers.  It was refreshing to see our young minor hurlers take an interest in coaching in the club. Thanks to coaches Francis O Halloran Ruan and Sean Chaplin Clare GAA for running the course.    Susan Rice     

Lotto:  W/E: 09/12/2012   Nos. drawn - 02,06,07,12.  No jackpot winner.  

Five lucky dips: Eileen O'Donoghue, Jade Marrinan, Mary Meaney, Mary O'Connor and Michael Fitzpatrick. 

Next Week’s Jackpot: €6,000   Team:  Christy O’Connor   Venue:  Mortys     Ger Lyons


ITEMS AND NOTES FOR THE NEWSLETTER:  Items for the Newsletter should be dropped into the Parochial House before 10.00 am on the Thursday of each week or ring 6827799 and leave a message on the voice mail or email