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W/E 02/02/2014

posted Feb 9, 2014, 4:05 AM by John O'Sullivan

Mass Of Anniversaries In February


Ruan:         Sunday 2nd February at 10.00 am

                    Lilly Waring           John Waring           Bridget O’Brien          Pappy O’Rourke    Byrt Family       Tony Byrt        Orla Byrt Kinnane         Gerard Daffy        Jack Doherty      Cusack Family         Joe Moloney          Deceased Members of the Moloney Family

                    Martin Collins        John Joe Hynes          Una Hynes         PJ Neylon       Mary Neylon


Dysart:        Saturday 8th February at 6.30 pm

                    Jimmo Marrinan    William Hehir        Mary McCarthy, Clifden Corofin     Maisie O’Loughlin       Deceased Members of the O’Loughlin Family         Sr Cecelia O’Neill             Michael O’Leary              Thomas O’Leary


Ruan:          Sunday 9th February at 10.00 am

                    1st Anniversary Mass for Jimmy Smyth 


Ruan:          Sunday 16th February at 10.00 am

                    Michael Casey         Tommy Casey


Weekday Masses:        No Morning Masses this week


Eucharistic Service in Ruan on Monday, Tuesday Wednesday and Saturday mornings at 9.30 am

Weekly Collections    Thank you very much for your contributions

PDF: €1457.83           Baskets: €135.62       Candles:   €35.75

Bishops Commissions:     €252.80                Priests Collection: €391.00     

Readers & Ministers Of The Eucharist

Dysart     Saturday at 6.30 pm                             Ruan       Sunday at 10.00 am

Reader this week:       Louise McDonnell                    Reader this week:      Aidan Lawton

Reader next week:      Emily Mulqueen                      Reader next week:     Anne Foley

Euch Min this week:     Pat Lynch                                Euch Min this week:   Sheila Lynch

Euch Min next week:   Michael Lynch                         Euch Min next week:  Marion Lyons


Next Baptism Course:  Crusheen on Saturday 15th February from 11.00 am to 12 Noon


Imeall Bóirne Cluster Meeting in Tubber  on Thursday 6th February at 8:00 pm


Readers:  A sincere thanks to all the people who do Reading and Prayers of the Faithful throughout the year.  New Lists for 2014 are being compiled and if you would like to be added to the list please give your name to either Mary O’Donnell 087 9776583 or Rosemary Foudy 0870610212. 


Toonagh Walk: Thank you to all who supported the recent Toonagh Walk those who helped on the day. Thank to Fr. Pat O’Neill for the use of Dysart Church. Your support and help is very much appreciated.  Total raised for Seeking Vision €2,556


Sláinte an Chláir, Clare Cancer Support, Kilnamona, Annual Cancer Day Healing Mass in Kilnamona Church at 2 pm, Saturday, February 8th.  All welcome.  Contact no: 087 69123 96.

Thought for the week

Words of affirmation will always create an atmosphere in your home

that's conducive to calm and repose.(Titus  3:8)


Toonagh Hall & Sports Complex

At a meeting held in Toonagh School on Wed. 29th Jan last, a large crowd gathered to put forward ideas re fundraising for the Hall and Sports Complex.  There is great goodwill and enthusiasm in the parish to get the Centre up and running and a further meeting will be held on next Wed. Feb. 5th in Toonagh School at 8 pm and parents of children attending the school, representatives of groups and individuals using the facilities are asked to attend.

Local History Group: The next meeting of the local history group is Thursday evening 6th February at 8.30 in Morty’s bar.  All those who have been working on identifying houses in the various townlands are asked to attend and bring their findings.  All welcome

Corofin Dramatic Society:  presents The New Electric Ballroom by Enda Walsh in Glór on February the 8th and the 9th. Curtain 8.00 pm Tickets from Glór at 065 6843103 or  This is the Festival circuit play and your support would be appreciat


Bake Sale At Clare Youth Service on Wednesday 5th February from 10 am to 12 noon - Selection of home made breads, tea brack, muffins, etc. Thank you for your support.

Clare Haven Services Insights Programme - A free and confidential programme for women who are or have been in an abusive domestic relationship will commence in Ennis in early February. For further information please contact Clare Haven on 065 6842646

Pilates classes are running at The Farmyard, Corofin for 8 weeks starting the 19th of February. Contact Darragh on 0877413618 or for more details. 

Ennis Town Council is now accepting applications for the Priming Grants Scheme.   Application forms are available from Ennis Town Council, Waterpark House, Drumbiggle Road, Ennis - Telephone (065) 6828040 or on its website at   Closing date for receipt of completed applications is 28th February, 2014

Ruan Gaa:   

Ruan Minor Club News

Ruan Registration Night 2014: Ruan Minor Club is holding its official registration night in Ruan Community Centre on this Friday, February 7th at 8.00. All Boys from Under 6 to Under 18 need to register on this night in order to train or play with the club for 2014. The registration fee is €5 per child and up to a maximum of €10 per family. Adult membership costs €20 and this will also be collected on the night. Refreshments will be served after to children and adults. Gearóid Roughan Club PRO

Club Executive Meeting:  On Tuesday 11th February in Ruan at 8.00 pm

Lotto Results:  W/E: 26/01/2014    No’s drawn  ---------- No jackpot winner        

Five lucky dips:    Archie O’Halloran, Patricia O’Connor, Joey Conor and Ethan Howard, Marie Marrinan and Anna Maher.  

Next week’s Jackpot:  €8700   Team:  Christy O’Connor       Venue: Mortys