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W/E 22/05/2011

posted May 20, 2011, 5:15 AM by Unknown user   [ updated May 21, 2011, 8:09 AM ]


Dysart:         Friday, 27th May @ 8.00pm Months Mind Mass for Michael Keating


Ruan:           Sunday 5th June @ 11.15am 

Maureen Casey, Johnny Green, Tommy Waring, Caroline O’Halloran, Tess Brohan, Kathy Moriarty, Jack McMahon, Ballytigue, Eileen McMahon, Ballytigue, Michael O’Sullivan, Dromore, Josephine Daly. 

Dysart:         Sunday 12th June @ 9.45am

Ruan :          Sunday 19th June @ 11.15am

                      Maura Daffy, Darragh O’Donoghue

WEEKDAY MASSES:    Ruan:  Mon, Tues, Wed, Sat @ 9:30am

Dysart:  Thur @  9.30am and Fri @ 8.00pm

WEEKLY COLLECTIONS      -              Thank you very much for your contributions

PDF:  €756.60     Baskets: €259.93     Candles: €39.08     Trocaire: €674.00     Ed. Fund: €25.00

Priests’ Coll: €265.00


Readers this Sunday:            Ruan:  Ann Foley                                    Dysart:  Adrian Corry

Readers next Sunday:           Ruan:  Claire Cullinan                               Dysart:  Catherine Lynch

Euch Ministers this Sun:      Ruan:  T Sheedy, M Griffin                        Dysart: G Fitzgerald, F Lyons

Euch Ministers next Sun:      Ruan:  M Cassidy, J Brodie                     Dysart:  F Custy, E Bluett


Congratulations to the children of Toonagh NS who made their 1st Communion yesterday.

Katelin O’Halloran, Eimear O’Loughlin, Tierna Casey, Aoife Moore, Lisa Whelan, Connor Corcoran, Aoife McInerney, Sadie Keane

ROSARY IN MAY:  Rosary will be recited each evening in May in Ruan Church @ 8.00pm

Rosary will be recited every evening in May at Grotto in Fountain @ 8.30pm

FUNDRAISER FOR CLARE YOUTH SERVICE A huge selection of Plants/Flowers for sale ranging from 0.50c to €2 on Friday 3rd June from 8:30am to 12:30pm at Clare Youth Service, Carmody St, Ennis.  Raffle for a Picnic Table on the day.  Refreshments served.  We very much appreciate your support.

LOURDES INVALID COLLECTION:  The annual Lourdes Invalid collection will take place this weekend.  Your generosity will help to enable sick people to experience the peace and blessings of the Grotto of Lourdes.  The Diocesan Pilgrimage takes place from June 26th - July 1st and Oct 2nd – Oct 7th.


Community Strand Accredited Courses – West & North Clare.  All courses offer FETAC certification.  For more info contact: Samantha McCarthy 065 6866800.

Growing for Market: – Introduction to horticulture, gardening, allotment establishment and growing crops for home and markets. Will run 1 day per week over 14 weeks.

DIY for Employment:  Learn skills in basic metal craft, small engine maintenance and engineering.  2 afternoons a week for 16th weeks.

MASS FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES AND CHRONIC ILLNESSES:  will be celebrated by Bishop Kieran O’Reilly at Ennis Cathedral on Tuesday 7th June @ 2.00pm.  The Sacrament of Anointing will also take place.  All are welcome.

A CARMELITE VOCATION?  The next weekend will be on 18th – 19th June 2011.  Single women (25–45 age group) interested in finding out more about a Carmelite Contemplative vocation are invited to share in our life of prayer liturgy and work for a few days.  

For more information visit  

E-mail: or write to Prioress, Carmelite Monastery, Delgany, Co. Wicklow


LOTTO RESULTS W/E 14/05/2011:

Draw No. 1: No’s Drawn:    No Jackpot Winner

Draw No. 2: No’s Drawn: 8,11,25,27    No Jackpot Winner

Five lucky dips €30 each:

Audrey Casey, Monica Cassidy, Marie Marrinan, Biddy Fitzpatrick and Eileen Barry.

Jackpots for Draws of 21/5/11: 1st: €10,000; 2nd €900Venue: Purcell’s.  Captain: Seán Ryan

FIELD DAY (POSTPONED):  Provisionally now fixed for Sunday 5th June.

HURLING FIXTURES:      (i) Under-12: Ruan v. Whitegate in Ruan this Monday @ 7.00pm

                                       (ii) Under-14D Final: Ruan play Bodyke on Saturday 28th May (prov),



Our U-12 team had good recent wins over Ballyea and Killlenana.  Our U-14 team play Truagh in semi-final on Wednesday 25th May, please support.  Finally, congratulations to Claudia O’Donoghue who was selected on the Clare Schools Primary team.


                                                                                                                Ger Lyons – Club PRO