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W/e 09/11/2014

posted Nov 8, 2014, 1:59 PM by John O'Sullivan

Mass of Anniversaries In November                                               

Dysart:        Saturday 8th November at 6.30 pm

                    Paddy Roughan       James Leahy     Josephine Leahy       Martha Mulqueen

 Ruan:          Sunday 16th November at 10.00 am

                    First Anniversary Mass for Moira Walsh

           Teresa Moloney         Fr Tom Burke       Frank Brohan       John Joe Mahoney       John Kirwan     Nancy Kirwan         Tess Butler                              Vincent Pilkington        Val Kelly           Maura Kelly Naughton             Noel Naughton

Blessing Of Graves:              Saturday 15th November:  Kyle – 10.00 am   Kilcross – 11.30 am

        We pray for the repose of the soul of Martin (Martie) Whelan, late of Mollaneen, Dysart and Dromelihy, Cree, who died during the week. Burial took place in Clohanes Cemetery.  May he rest in peace.             

WEEKDAY MASSES:            

                                    Ruan:      Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday at 9.30 am

Dysart:    Thursday and Friday at 9.30 am     

Weekly Collections:     Thank you very much for your contributions.

PDF: €1033.60      Baskets: €175.80       Candles:  €28.17      Trócaire:  €5.00   Ed. Fund:  €2.00

Lourdes Invalid Fund:  €9.00             Peters Pence:  €7.00           Mission Sunday:  €116.20            

Priests Collection:  €360.00      Priests Benevolent Fund:  €17.00    November Offerings:  €1192.00       

Readers & Ministers of the Eucharist

Dysart     Saturday at 6.30 pm                           Ruan     Sunday at 10.00 am

Reader this week:        Monica Tierney                   Reader this week:         Garry Shannon

Reader next week:      Emily Mulqueen                   Reader next week:        Liam Jones

Euch Min this week:     Tommy Kelly                       Euch Min this week:      Monica Cassidy

Euch Min next week:   Edel Bluett                             Euch Min next week:     Geraldine Crowe

Next Baptism Course: Corofin on Saturday 22nd November from 11.00 am to 12 Noon

MissionvaleJohn O'Sullivan is again going working with Sr Ethel Normoyle in Missionvale, South Africa in late January and is holding a Christmas Draw to aid the project. Tickets costing €5 will be on sale shortly and your continued support would be appreciated.

Senior Citizens Christmas Party: The annual senior citizens Christmas party will be held at Morty Kelly’s on Sunday 7th December.  Dinner will be served at 2 p.m. followed by music and dancing.  All welcome.

Christmas Sale of Work:  A Christmas sale of work will be held in Ruan on Sunday 7th December after 10 a.m. Mass to raise much needed funds for the Tidy Towns and graveyards maintenance.  On sale will be timber/turf/cakes/Christmas flower arrangements & decorations/2nd hand designer clothes/books/bric a brac – something for everybody.  Come along on the day & bring the family – something for everybody including face painting for the little ones.

Thought for the Week:

"The value of life does not depend upon the place we occupy,

but upon the way we occupy that place"  (St.Therese of Lisieux)


Family Pet Missing since Sunday 2nd November from Carhue, Dysart – Black Labrador. Any information to 087 1647356

Toonagh Hall:  A very important meeting will take place in Toonagh Hall on this Wed. night 12th Nov., at 9.00 pm. People who wish to use the hall over the winter, individuals and representatives of groups, SHOULD attend, as they will find out who to contact to arrange times, keys, etc.

Dromore Woods Walks:  Walks starting back in Dromore Woods every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, commencing on Monday 10th November at 8.00 pm at the Entrance to the Woods.  All levels welcome

Notice Fully qualified and experienced secondary school teacher available for all levels of grinds in both Junior and Leaving Certificate English. Grinds will be tailored to all individual’s needs. Comprehensive notes will be provided as well as homework, corrections and a detailed approach to answering exam questions. Group sessions available. I also teach one-one IT classes to all age groups-internet, Skype, photo uploading, Microsoft word etc. Contact 0857881574

 Toonagh N.S. Parents Association: A big "thank you" to all who contributed to the recent Clothes Collection to raise funds for educational supplies at Toonagh N.S. €610 was raised and the Parents Association of the school is very grateful for the support of the community.

Shane O’Loughlin: Thank you everyone who wished me well and sponsored me in the Dublin City Marathon. I am just short of the €600 mark in terms of donations for the Clare Crusaders, significantly above what I originally had hoped to raise. Thank you kindly for your generosity. For those interested my final time for the 26.2 miles was 3 hrs 38 minutes which I feel am only now starting to recover from

Ruan Gaa 

Ruan Minor Club: Under 14 Training: The Ruan U 14s are taking part a winter training programme. They train on Wednesday nights in Lees Road All Weather Pitch and on Saturday Mornings at Ruan Hurling wall. There is a great turn out of players and these excellent training sessions are overseen by Paul Howard, Cyril Lyons & Killian Ryan.

Strength and Conditioning: Coaches from the Minor Club and Senior Club recently took part in an excellent strength and conditioning training course given by Kelvin Harold Clare GAA Coach. This was organised by our Coaching and Games officer Francis O'Halloran.

Notice of AGM: Please take note the annual general meeting of Ruan GAA club will take place at 4 pm on Sunday Dec 7th in Ruan Community Centre. 

Club members are invited to submit nominations for club officers and executive committee members to Runai Kevin O’Regan in advance of this meeting.

Lotto Results:  W/E: 02/11/2014:  No’s drawn:  2, 6, 16, 26      No Jackpot Winner:  

Five lucky dips: Bridie Moroney, Mary Rice, Adrian Cassidy, Eoin Fitzpatrick and Mary Cropera.  

Next week’s Jackpots:   €4,800    Team:  Seán Ryan           Venue: Dalcassian