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W/E 27/01/2013

posted Jan 27, 2013, 11:35 PM by Unknown user

Mass Of Anniversaries In February

Ruan:            Sunday 3rd February at 11.15 am

Ruan:            John Waring         Lily Waring       Joe Moloney      Deceased Members of the Moloney Family

Ruan:            Sunday 17th February at 11.15 am

                        Michael Casey      Jack Doherty

Pray for the repose of the soul of Patsy Murphy  formerly of Rinlea who died in London and was buried in Kyle Cemetery during the week.                                            

Weekday Masses:

Ruan:                    Mon, Tues, Wed and Sat at 9.30 am

Dysart:                  Thursday and Friday at 9.30 am

Ruan:                    Friday 1st February at 8.00 pm   -   First Friday

                                Mass for the Deceased Members of the Turkey Trotters.

Saturday 2nd February is the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord, traditional day on which candles are blessed in the Church. If anyone has candles they wish to have blessed they should bring them on the day.

Sunday 3rd February is the Feast of St Blaise. Blessing of throats will take place after Mass in both Churches.


Weekly Collections:     Thank you very much for your contributions.

PDF:  €1445.73     Baskets:  €267.18     Candles:  €25.91    Bishops Commissions:   €262.00        Mission Sunday:  €2.00   November Offerings:  €10.00     Priests Collection:  €130.00                            

                         Readers & Ministers Of The Eucharist:

Readers this Sun:         Ruan:   Mary Carmel Carroll         Dysart:  Louise McDonnell

Readers next Sun:        Ruan:                                            Dysart:  Holy Communion Children

Euch Mins this Sun:     Ruan:   Michael Finn                    Dysart:  Frank Custy

Euch Mins next Sun:    Ruan:   Pat O’Halloran                 Dysart:  Tommy Kelly


Baptism Course:   Crusheen on Saturday 16th February from 11.00 am to 12 Noon


Ruan National School: Please be advised that the postponed talk on Internet Safety has been re- scheduled as follows: Internet Safety:  Ruan NS hosts a talk on 'Internet Safety' on Thursday 31st January 2013 @ 7:30 pm. Speaker on the night is Dr. Maureen Griffin (Forensic Psychologist and founder of Ireland's leading Internet Safety firm). This talk is particularly suitable to parents of Primary and Secondary school children

Ennis Mental Health Association: Sincere thanks to all who contributed so generously to our Church Gate Collection on Sun 13th Jan. All monies collected are used to improve the welfare and therapeutic environment for people with mental health needs.

Healing Mass and Candle Ceremony to celebrate World Cancer Day in Kilnamona Church at 1 pm Saturday 2nd of February.  Professor Frank Sullivan (Radiation Oncologist) will attend Clare Cancer Support Centre, Kilnamona at 11 am before the mass. Contact 087 691 2396 for more details.

The Alzheimer Society's Dementia Specific Day Care Centre in Ennis currently has vacancies for clients.  Specialist Activity Programme tailored towards clients interests, skills, experiences and personalities.  Cost €7 per day.  Meals provided.  Bus picks up and drops off where possible.  For information contact Linda Murphy, 087915215

Craft classes: The crochet, knitting and embroidery classes return to Toonagh Hall on Wed 30th Jan at 7.30 pm and continue through the spring, €5 per night.  Anyone interested in picking up any of these crafts, or expanding the knowledge they have of them, is invited to the hall, where those with experience will pass on their tips and help those willing to try their hand at any of those crafts. Contact Rose 0870610212 for details.

Kitchen sessions:  All are welcome to Toonagh Hall on Fri. nights, from 7 pm to 9 pm to take part in singing, music and dancing.   Adm. €1.

Bums & Tums:  Aisling is holding Bums and Tums classes on Tue mornings at 9.30 am for anyone interested in toning up.   Contact Aisling 0861928258 for further details.

Piano Available: to go to a good home, needs tuning, but otherwise in good order.  Contact Michael 0861004365

Lavender & Kay’s 15th Annual coffee day takes place on Fri 8th Feb from 10 am to 10 pm at 23 Main Street Tulla. All proceeds to Clare 250 Cancer Centre in Ruan and also towards the cost of sending cancer patients to Lourdes.


Ruan Minor club AGM was held last Tuesday night in Ruan Community Centre. Outgoing Chairperson Gearóid Roughan and secretary Flan Lyons gave reports on the past year and highlighted the winning of the Division B Under 14s amalgamated team with Corofin and the Ruan under 14 win in division D. Tributes were paid to all those involved in the underage structure last year and team mentors were put in place for the coming year. Officers elected for coming year are as following Chairperson: Donal O hAinifein, Vice- Chairperson: John Punch, Secretary: Flan Lyons, Assistant Secretary: Gary Bell, PRO: Susan Rice and Registrar: Paul Howard. Compliments were paid to outgoing Chairperson Gearóid Roughan for the tremendous amount he has done in the past 5 yrs. Susan Rice PRO

1.   First meeting of Executive Committee Monday night next 28th in Ruan Hall at 8:30 pm.

2.   Membership fees now due for 2013. Adult membership decided at AGM €20. New members welcome. Please contact Club Registrars Niall O'Connor or Patrick Keegan or any Club Officer.

Lotto Results:  W/E: 20/01/2013   Nos. drawn – 12, 20, 22, 25.  No jackpot winner. 
Five lucky dips: Sean Ryan, Dermot Moran, Brendan Lynch Toonagh, Denis Healy and Aideen Murphy.                   
Next Week’s Jackpot: €6,900                 Team:  Christy O’Connor  

Venue:  Mortys.      Ger Lyons Club PRO