October


W/E 25/10/2020

posted Oct 23, 2020, 9:00 AM by John O'Sullivan

Priest on call this week is:  Fr Pat O'Neill  065 6827799, 086 2612124 


Other Number: Fr. Damien Nolan Tel: 065 6837178 / 086 8396636 


Masses this Weekend  
 Ruan: Saturday October 24th at 8:00pm:-  Mass for the People
(Live on Imeall Boirne Facebook page)

Rest in Peace We remember in our prayers Teresa Larkin, Dromore Ruan and formerly of Loughrea whose funeral mass took place on Friday. 
May her gentle soul rest in peace. 

Masses next Weekend 
Ruan: Saturday 31st at 8:00pm 1st Anniversary of the late Marcella Kelly , Ruan 
Mass of Anniversaries for Dysart Anne Hassett,  Frank Cantillon, Teresa Moloney,  Maureen & William McGrath,  Michael & Lily Hassett 
(Live on Imeall Boirne Facebook page)

Imeall Boirne Masses Unfortunately due to new restrictions, we have to cancel our public Masses until further notice. You are all most welcome to join us online for daily Mass and Spiritual Communion on the Imeall Boirne Parishes Facebook Page Monday to Friday at 9:30 am 
Saturday 8:00 pm from St. Mary’s Church Ruan 
Sunday 11:00 am from St. Brigid’s Church Corofin 
Mass of Anniversaries. We will include all your requests as per previous year . 
You can e-mail/ call Anne with any new requests. Thank You. 

Weekly CollectionsWeekly Donations Envelopes can be dropped into the Imeall Boirne Office on Thursdays from 10am to 2pm or to Fr. Pat ‘s home in Ruan or Fr. Damien’s home in Corofin. Thank You

Thank you all for your kind contributions


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Dear Parishioners, due to new Level-5 Restrictions, our churches will open for private prayer only and our masses will continue to be celebrated behind closed doors, for all our safety and protection. In these strange times our thoughts and prayers are with you as we journey together through this Covid-19 Pandemic. 

We hope you are not too stressed by the present challenges we face in our daily lives. Even though our Masses have to be offered privately please be assured that they cover all your intentions everyday. We pray that you and your loved ones will be protected from all illness and anxiety at this time. 

You are all most welcome to join us online for daily Mass and Spiritual Communion on the Imeall Boirne Parishes Facebook Page 

We know that God is always with us every step of the way. That is our strong support and encouragement that sustains us during this current situation. 

Blessings on you and yours at this time. Fr. Damien & Fr. Pat .


Signed Mass Cards are available from Anne in the Imeall Boirne Office on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Also from Fr. Damien & Fr. Pat


Clocks Change Don’t forget to put the clocks back one hour this weekend. 



W/E 18/10/2020

posted Oct 16, 2020, 12:30 PM by John O'Sullivan

Priest on call this week is: Fr. Damien Nolan Tel: 065 6837178 / 086 8396636 


Other Number: Fr Pat O'Neill  065 6827799, 086 2612124 


Masses this Weekend  
 Ruan: Saturday 17th at 8:00pm:- 1 st Anniversary of the late Donal Moloney 
Mass of Anniversaries:- Eugene Casey,  Tom Vaughan  Jack Galvin & Mary Galvin,  John & Mary O'Connor,  Deceased Members of O'Connor Family, Nooan, Seanie & Mary O'Connor, Rathkeale.  Jimmy Lee,  John O'Donnell, Deceased Members of the O'Donnell Family. 
Astrid Flynn, Deceased Members of the Aherne Family, Johnny McNamara, Mary McNamara, Nuala Meaney, Brian Meaney, Vera Smyth
(Live on Imeall Boirne Facebook page)

Masses next Weekend 
Ruan: Saturday October 24th at 8:00pm:-  Mass for the People
(Live on Imeall Boirne Facebook page)

Imeall Boirne Masses Unfortunately due to new restrictions, we have to cancel our public Masses until further notice. You are all most welcome to join us online for daily Mass and Spiritual Communion on the Imeall Boirne Parishes Facebook Page Monday to Friday at 9:30 am 
Saturday 8:00 pm from St. Mary’s Church Ruan 
Sunday 11:00 am from St. Brigid’s Church Corofin 
Mass of Anniversaries. We will include all your requests as per previous year . 
You can e-mail/ call Anne with any new requests. Thank You. 

Weekly CollectionsChurch Collections:  PDF€1,190 - Priests Collection€1,290

Thank you all for your kind contributions


ACCORD COVID-19 Couples and Relationships Support Line. If you need to speak to an experienced couples and relationships counsellor during this time of unprecedented stress and pressure on family life please contact: 028 9568 0151 /01 531 3331 9.00am - 8.00 pm Monday to Friday.


Signed Mass Cards are available from Anne in the Imeall Boirne Office on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Also from Fr. Damien & Fr. Pat


100th Anniversary of the Ruan Barracks Raid This Sunday The Ruan/Dysart History Group will be holding a closed commemorative ceremony at the site of the R.I.C. Barracks where a plaque has been erected to commemorate the taking of the barracks 100 years ago for the fight for Irish Independence. 

The Ruan/Dysart History Group would like to thank all those involved in this commemoration.


W/E 11/10/2020

posted Oct 10, 2020, 10:42 AM by John O'Sullivan   [ updated Oct 10, 2020, 10:57 AM ]

Priest on call this week is: Fr Pat O'Neill  065 6827799, 086 2612124 


Other Number: Fr. Damien Nolan Tel: 065 6837178 / 086 8396636 


Masses this Weekend  

 Ruan: Saturday October 10th at 8:00pm Mass for the People
(Live on Imeall Boirne Facebook page)

Masses next Weekend 
Ruan: Saturday 17th at 8:00pm:- 1 st Anniversary of the late Donal Moloney 
Mass of Anniversaries:- Eugene Casey,  Tom Vaughan  Jack Galvin & Mary Galvin,  John & Mary O'Connor,  Deceased Members of O'Connor Family, Nooan, Seanie & Mary O'Connor, Rathkeale.  Jimmy Lee,  John O'Donnell, Deceased Members of the O'Donnell Family. 
Astrid Flynn, Deceased Members of the Aherne Family, Johnny McNamara, Mary McNamara, Nuala Meaney, Brian Meaney, Vera Smyth
(Live on Imeall Boirne Facebook page)

Imeall Boirne Masses Unfortunately due to new restrictions, we have to cancel our public Masses until further notice. You are all most welcome to join us online for daily Mass and Spiritual Communion on the Imeall Boirne Parishes Facebook Page Monday to Friday at 9:30 am 
Saturday 8:00 pm from St. Mary’s Church Ruan 
Sunday 11:00 am from St. Brigid’s Church Corofin 
Mass of Anniversaries We will include all your requests as per previous year . You can e-mail/ call Anne with any new requests. Thank You. 

Weekly CollectionsChurch Collections:  PDF: €1,188 - Priests Collection: €1,090

Thank you all for your kind contributions


Priests Autumn Collection The Autumn collection for our Priests took place at all masses last weekend. As one of only four appeals in the year, we thank you all for your generous support, not just financially but in so many other caring and thoughtful ways. Míle Buíochas. 

We deeply appreciate all the kind and loving ways you journey with us here in the Imeall Boirne Parishes. We are very grateful for the continued support at this very difficult and challenging time. 


Signed Mass Cards are available from Anne in the Imeall Boirne Office on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Also from Fr. Damien & Fr. Pat


Recent Walk:  The Committee of Toonagh Hall and Sports Complex appreciate the support their recent walk attracted. Between the walk, a raffle and sale of bric a brac, €1,025 was raised, which will keep the hall open for the next two months. 


Clothes Collection: The Parents Association of Toonagh School recently held a clothes collection and brought in €960. The Association is giving €300 of this to Toonagh Hall Committee, for the use of the facilities by the schoolchildren, and the remainder goes towards school supplies, the support of all who gave bags of clothes and helped in any way is deeply appreciated. 


Ruan Gaa Club: Extends its sympathy to the following families, Carmel Kelly (Smyth) Hehir family, Dessie Whelan, Quinn family, Michael Curtis, 

Padraig Lordon


Flu / Pneumonia Season: The flu and pneumonia vaccinations are now available at the Corofin Medical Centre. Please call the surgery to arrange an appointment. House visits can be arranged if required.



W/E 04/10/2020

posted Oct 3, 2020, 2:28 AM by John O'Sullivan   [ updated Oct 3, 2020, 3:05 AM ]

Priest on call this week is: Fr. Damien Nolan Tel: 065 6837178 / 086 8396636 


Other Number: Fr Pat O'Neill  065 6827799, 086 2612124


Masses this Weekend  
 Ruan: Saturday October 3rd at 8:00pm Mass of Anniversaries for Dysart Helen Neylon & Deceased members of the Neylon Family,  Paulina M Akamnonu Family,  Peter Lyons,  Pat Nestor & Joe Nestor, Daniel,  Delia, Tom, Denis and Donal Fitzgibbons
(Live on Imeall Boirne Facebook page)

Masses next Weekend 
Ruan: Saturday October 10th at 8:00pm Mass for the People
(Live on Imeall Boirne Facebook page)

Weekend Masses are broadcast live on our Facebook Page on Saturday evening at 8:00pm from Ruan Church and on Sunday morning at 11:00am from Corofin Church.  Crusheen 9:30am Sunday Mass is on 105.3 for local Radio. 
Please take a newsletter home with you or drop one to a neighbour or friend.

Weekday Masses: Dysart: Wed 9.30 am.   Ruan: Monday & Thursday 9:30am

Weekly CollectionsChurch Collections:  €1,860

Thank you all for your kind contributions


Face Masks / Shields at Masses: The Diocese of Killaloe now ‘strongly recommends’ the wearing of face Masks or face shields in all its Churches and Buildings. We would encourage people to bring masks or face shields with them to church and to wear them. 

It is a protection for themselves and for those they meet. 


Baptisms in the Imeall Boirne Parishes 

We are now taking booking for Baptisms which will take place each Sunday at 12:30am rotating between the parishes. Everyone intending to have their child baptised must first complete the Baptismal Preparation Course for each individual child. Full details from Anne at the Imeall Boirne Office. Tel :065 6890865 / 085 2885223 Email: imeallboirne@outlook.com. 

Next Baptism Programme:  Tubber Saturday 10th October. From 11 am to 12 noon


We welcome into the Christian Community through the Sacrament of Baptism: Dáithí and Darach Hannan, Iarla Sean Kirwan, Emma Louise Cusack, Mena Yvonne Pilkington, Daire Dillon and Sienna Rose Lee who were all recently baptised in the Imeall Boirne Pastoral Area


Adoration of the Eucharist:      Ruan Church - Wed 3:00 - 7:00 pm    Dysart Church - Thurs from 10:00 am - 1:00 pm 


Blessing of Animals on the Feast of St. Francis - Sunday 4th October, we celebrate the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi. 

As part of the Franciscan tradition in Ennis, the Franciscan Friars will bless animals and pets at 3pm in the Friary grounds. We ask people to be respectful of social distancing.


Signed Mass Cards are available from Anne in the Imeall Boirne Office on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Also from Fr. Damien & Fr. Pat


Victorious Minor A Team There were some great scenes in Ruan village last weekend welcoming home our victorious Corofin/Ruan Minor A team! 

Well done again to players, management, parents and everyone else involved with this exceptional team


XL Store  We have petrol, groceries, deli, newspapers, Payzone where people can pay ESB /phone bills / phone credit, and T.V. Licence, we now also have the National Lottery in store and we look forward to our first winner. Congratulation, to staff members Shane and Jack who were victorious in the Minor A Final last weekend. 


Toonagh Hall and Sports Complex. The facilities in Toonagh Hall and Sports Complex are now ready to use. It has been deep cleaned by the local Rural Resource workers. Hand sanitisers have been installed at the entrance doors. Enquires for bookings may be made to Pamela on 0876224698.


Anam Cara Galway The organisation that supports bereaved parents, is holding it's monthly Parent Evening for bereaved parents on Wednesday 7 th October at 7:20pm in the Clayton Hotel, Briarhill, Galway.

 This event is free and open to all bereaved parents regardless of the age your child died, the circumstances of their death, or whether their death was recent or not. *(Subject to change in accordance with government advise) 


W/E 27/10/2019

posted Oct 26, 2019, 1:17 PM by John O'Sullivan

Priest on Call this week

 Fr Damien Nolan  065 6837178, 086 8396636


Priests Contact Numbers: 

Fr Pat O'Neill  065 6827799, 086 2612124


Weekday Masses:    Ruan: Mon & Thurs @ 9:30 a.m.     Dysart:     Wed @ 9:30 a.m


Masses this Weekend 
Ruan Saturday October 26th at 8:00pm  Mass of the People

Masses next Weekend 
Dysart Saturday November 2nd at 8:00pm Mass of Anniversaries:- Teresa Moloney,  Maureen & William McGrath,  Michael & Lily Hassett, 
Anne Hassett,  Frank Cantillon 
Lay Led Liturgy in Ruan Sunday 3rd November at 10:00 am 

Rest In Peace We remember in our prayers this evening Nuala Keane (nee Marrinan) who was laid to rest earlier today. May her gentle soul rest in peace.

Masses for All Saints/All Souls Thursday 31st October  Ruan 8:00pm 

November Blessing of the Graves Ruan Parish Sunday 3rd November   Ruan 12:00noon,  Kyle 12:30pm,  Dysart 1:30pm,  Kilcross 2:00pm

Eucharistic Adoration:       Ruan:   Wednesdays - Hourly from 3pm to 7pm

                                                        Dysart:  Thursdays - Hourly from 10am to 1pm


Weekly CollectionsParish Dev. Fund: €890.00,   Priests Collection: €796.00.00

Thank you all for your kind contributions


Readers & Ministers of the Eucharist  for Ruan

Euch Minister this week: Siobhan Le Cathelinais       Reader this week:- Shane Punch

Euch Minister next week:-                                                  Reader next week:-


Readers & Ministers of the Eucharist  for Dysart

Euch Minister next week:- Rose Foudy            Reader next week:- Rose Foudy


Imeall Boirne Pastoral Area Meeting Will be held in Corofin on Wednesday next 30th October at 8:00pm. All are welcome.


Baptisms in the Imeall Boirne Parishes: 

All Baptisms take place each Sunday of the Month at 12:30pm rotating between all nine churches.

Dates for October:  -27th Boston. 

Next Baptism Programme Date Saturday 9th November in Corofin From 11 am to 12 noon.

People intending to have children baptised must complete the baptismal preparation course before each child is baptised. All forms for the above are

available from Anne at the Imeall Boirne Office. Phone No: 065 6890865. Email: imeallboirne@outlook.com


Talk for parents/guardians of children receiving the Blessed Sacraments in 2020. First Holy Communion Parents Talk on Monday 4th Nov at 7:30pm in Ruan Community Hall. Confirmation Parents Talk on Tuesday 5th Nov at 7:30 also in Ruan Community Hall. Enrolment Forms will be available on the night.


The Rescheduled Meeting of the Pastoral Area with Bishop Fintan, Fr. Ger Nash & Maureen Kelly will be held on Thur 14th November at 7:30pm 

in Ruan Community Centre.


Sacramental Preparation Parents Talks Communion Parents Talk Tue 29th Oct 7:30pm Ruan Community Centre. 

Confirmation Parents Talk on Thu 31st Oct 7:30pm in Ruan Community Centre.


Sacraments 2020 Confirmation Thur 23rd April for Crusheen, Tubber & Boston (Crusheen),   Fri 24th April for Ruan & Dysart (Ruan), 

Fri 24th April for Corofin & Kilnaboy (Corofin) 


First Holy Communion Sat 2nd May Dysart at 11am,  Sat 2nd May Ruan at 1pm,  Sat 9th May Crusheen at 11am,  Sat 9th May Kilnaboy at 11am, 

Sat 9th May Corofin at 1pm.


The Sacred Heart Messenger Publication is available to anyone interested by contacting Mary at 087 9776583, as soon as possible. The cost is €24 for the year. 


The Senior Citizens Annual Christmas Party takes place in Morty Kelly’s on Sunday 1st December at 2:00 pm. All are welcome. 

If possible would you give your name to either Sheila at 087 6546637, Linda at 086 8748845 or Mary at 087 9776583. This is necessary to ensure that sufficient meals are available.


W/E 20/10/2019

posted Oct 18, 2019, 1:07 PM by John O'Sullivan

Priest on Call this week

 Fr Pat O'Neill  065 6827799, 086 2612124


Priests Contact Numbers: 

Fr Damien Nolan  065 6837178, 086 8396636


Weekday Masses:    Ruan: Mon & Thurs @ 9:30 a.m.     Dysart:     Wed @ 9:30 a.m


Masses this Weekend 
Ruan Saturday October 19th at 8:00pm  Mass of Anniversaries:- Jack Galvin & Mary Galvin,  John & Mary O'Connor, 
Deceased Members of O'Connor Family Nooan,  Seanie & Mary O'Connor Rathkeale.  Jimmy Lee,  John O'Donnell,  Deceased Members of the O'Donnell Family. Astrid Flynn,  Deceased Members of the Aherne Family,  Johnny McNamara,  Mary McNamara,  Nuala Meaney,  Brian Meaney

Masses next Weekend 
Ruan Saturday October 26th at 8:00pm  Mass of the People

Rest in Peace  We Pray for the repose of the soul of Phil Cunningham, mother of Carmel Foley who died recently.  May her gentle soul rest in peace.

Eucharistic Adoration:       Ruan:   Wednesdays - Hourly from 3pm to 7pm

                                                        Dysart:  Thursdays - Hourly from 10am to 1pm


Weekly CollectionsParish Dev. Fund: €890.00,   Priests Collection: €1,077.00

Thank you all for your kind contributions


Readers & Ministers of the Eucharist  for Ruan

Euch Minister this week: Caroline Meaney                  Reader this week:- Rachel O Loughlin

Euch Minister next week:- Siobhan Le Cathelinais       Reader next week:-Shane Punch


Readers & Ministers of the Eucharist  for Dysart

Euch Minister this week:-             Reader this week:- 


Baptisms in the Imeall Boirne Parishes: 

All Baptisms take place each Sunday of the Month at 12:30pm rotating between all nine churches.

Dates for October: -20th Corofin  -27th Boston. 

People intending to have children baptised must complete the baptismal preparation course before each child is baptised. All forms for the above are

available from Anne at the Imeall Boirne Office. Phone No: 065 6890865. Email: imeallboirne@outlook.com


The Rescheduled Meeting of the Pastoral Area with Bishop Fintan, Fr. Ger Nash & Maureen Kelly will be held on Thur 14th November at 7:30pm 

in Ruan Community Centre.


Sacramental Preparation Parents Talks Communion Parents Talk Tue 29th Oct 7:30pm Ruan Community Centre. 

Confirmation Parents Talk on Thu 31st Oct 7:30pm in Ruan Community Centre.


Sacraments 2020 Confirmation Thur 23rd April for Crusheen, Tubber & Boston (Crusheen),   Fri 24th April for Ruan & Dysart (Ruan), 

Fri 24th April for Corofin & Kilnaboy (Corofin) 


First Holy Communion Sat 2nd May Dysart at 11am,  Sat 2nd May Ruan at 1pm,  Sat 9th May Crusheen at 11am,  Sat 9th May Kilnaboy at 11am, 

Sat 9th May Corofin at 1pm.


Toonagh Parents Association wishes to thank all who contributed to the clothes collection last week. It raised €1,030 which will be used for the children’s supplies and activities during the school year.


Trad Music session: Informal group session for teenagers/adults on Sunday nights from 7.30-8.30pm in Ruan Community Hall (€4 pp). 

If you would like to play music with a group while learning some new tunes, please join us. All music notes will be displayed to make it easy for all ages. 

Please contact Mary Wynne (086) 3149261 


Fitness Class Ruan: Fitness Class in Ruan School Hall @ 8pm. Wednesday nights- Boxercise. 

All levels of Fitness Welcome. Classes will run for 8 weeks. Call or Text Dervlla: 0876104357


Imeall Boirne Office  The Imeall Boirne Office is currently closed and all correspondence is to be directed to the Ruan Parish Office. 

Monica can be contacted as follows: Tuesday : 9:00am to 4:00pm.   Wednesday: 9:00am to 4:00pm.   Friday: 9:00 to 1:00 pm 

Tel 065 6827799 ruandysartparish@gmail.com

W/E 13/10/2019

posted Oct 11, 2019, 10:46 AM by John O'Sullivan   [ updated Oct 12, 2019, 12:52 PM ]

Priest on Call this week

 Fr Damien Nolan  065 6837178, 086 8396636


Priests Contact Numbers: 

Fr Pat O'Neill  065 6827799, 086 2612124


Weekday Masses:    Ruan: Mon & Thurs @ 9:30 a.m.     Dysart:     Wed @ 9:30 a.m


Masses this Weekend 
Ruan Saturday October 12th at 8:00pm:-  First Anniversary Mass for the late Vera Smyth 

Masses next Weekend 
Ruan Saturday October 19th at 8:00pm  Mass of Anniversaries:- Jack Galvin & Mary Galvin,  John & Mary O'Connor, 
Deceased Members of O'Connor Family Nooan,  Seanie & Mary O'Connor Rathkeale.  Jimmy Lee,  John O'Donnell,  Deceased Members of the O'Donnell Family. Astrid Flynn,  Deceased Members of the Aherne Family,  Johnny McNamara,  Mary McNamara,  Nuala Meaney,  Brian Meaney
Rest in Peace We Pray for the repose of the soul of Donal Moloney Kinvara and Caherlough who died recently. May his gentle soul rest in peace.

Eucharistic Adoration:       Ruan:   Wednesdays - Hourly from 3pm to 7pm

                                                        Dysart:  Thursdays - Hourly from 10am to 1pm


Weekly CollectionsParish Dev. Fund: €1,243.00,   Priests Collection: €1,293.00

Thank you all for your kind contributions


Readers & Ministers of the Eucharist  for Ruan

Euch Minister this week: Mary O Brien             Reader this week:- Ruth Crowe 

Euch Minister next week:- Caroline Meaney       Reader next week:- Rachel O Loughlin


Readers & Ministers of the Eucharist  for Dysart

Euch Minister this week:-             Reader this week:- 


Baptisms in the Imeall Boirne Parishes: 

All Baptisms take place each Sunday of the Month at 12:30pm rotating between all nine churches.

Dates for October:- 13th Dysart  -20th Corofin  -27th Boston.

Next Baptism Programme Date 12th October Tubber from 11 am to 12 noon

People intending to have children baptised must complete the baptismal preparation course before each child is baptised. All forms for the above are

available from Anne at the Imeall Boirne Office. Phone No: 065 6890865. Email: imeallboirne@outlook.com


The Rescheduled Meeting of the Pastoral Area with Bishop Fintan, Fr. Ger Nash & Maureen Kelly will be held on Thur 14th November at 7:30pm 

in Ruan Community Centre.


Coastal Rosary for Life, Faith and Love Join in with thousands of people all around Ireland, as we gather on our coasts, near rivers, in our churches, at grottos etc. to pray the Rosary for Life, Faith and Love on Sunday October 13th at 2.30pm. We will join in with many countries around the world. 

To register a location please visit www.coastalrosaryireland.ie or text/ call 087 278 6552


Sacramental Preparation Parents Talks Communion Parents Talk Tue 29th Oct 7:30pm Ruan Community Centre. 

Confirmation Parents Talk on Thu 31st Oct 7:30pm in Ruan Community Centre.


Trad Music session: Informal group session for teenagers/adults on Sunday nights from 7.30-8.30pm in Ruan Community Hall (€4 pp). 

If you would like to play music with a group while learning some new tunes, please join us. All music notes will be displayed to make it easy for all ages. 

Please contact Mary Wynne (086) 3149261 


Fitness Class Ruan: Fitness Class in Ruan School Hall @ 8pm. Wednesday nights- Boxercise. 

All levels of Fitness Welcome. Classes will run for 8 weeks. Call or Text Dervlla: 0876104357


Imeall Boirne Office  The Imeall Boirne Office is currently closed and all correspondence is to be directed to the Ruan Parish Office. 

Monica can be contacted as follows: Tuesday : 9:00am to 4:00pm.   Wednesday: 9:00am to 4:00pm.   Friday: 9:00 to 1:00 pm 

Tel 065 6827799 ruandysartparish@gmail.com


W/E 06/10/2019

posted Oct 4, 2019, 2:44 AM by John O'Sullivan   [ updated Oct 4, 2019, 2:46 AM ]

Priest on Call this week

 Fr Pat O'Neill  065 6827799, 086 2612124


Priests Contact Numbers: 

Fr Damien Nolan  065 6837178, 086 8396636


Weekday Masses:    Ruan: Mon & Thurs @ 9:30 a.m.     Dysart:     Wed @ 9:30 a.m


Masses this Weekend 
Dysart: Saturday October 5th at 8:00pm Mass of Anniversaries:-  Paddy & Dettie O'Loughlin and Deceased members of the O'Loughlin Family, 
Peter Lyons,  Pat Nestor & Joe Nestor, Helen Neylon & Deceased members of the Neylon Family,  Tom Vaughan.
First Anniversary Mass - Paulina M Akamnonu
Lay Led Liturgy in Ruan next Sunday 6h October at 10:00 am

Masses next Weekend 
Ruan Saturday October 12th at 8:00pm:-  First Anniversary Mass for the late Vera Smyth 
Lay Led Liturgy in Dysart Sunday 13th October at 10am

Eucharistic Adoration:       Ruan:   Wednesdays - Hourly from 3pm to 7pm

                                                        Dysart:  Thursdays - Hourly from 10am to 1pm


Weekly CollectionsChurch Collections:  €

Thank you all for your kind contributions


Readers & Ministers of the Eucharist  for Ruan

Euch Minister this week:-                                        Reader this week:-  

Euch Minister next week:- Mary O Brien             Reader next week:- Ruth Crowe


Readers & Ministers of the Eucharist  for Dysart

Euch Minister this week:- Aidan Hastings            Reader this week:- Edel Bluett


Baptisms in the Imeall Boirne Parishes: 

All Baptisms take place each Sunday of the Month at 12:30pm rotating between all nine churches.

Dates for October:- 6th Ballinruan - 13th Dysart  -20th Corofin  -27th Boston.

Next Baptism Programme Date 12th October Tubber from 11 am to 12 noon

People intending to have children baptised must complete the baptismal preparation course before each child is baptised. All forms for the above are

available from Anne at the Imeall Boirne Office. Phone No: 065 6890865. Email: imeallboirne@outlook.com


Coastal Rosary for Life, Faith and Love Join in with thousands of people all around Ireland, as we gather on our coasts, near rivers, in our churches, at grottos etc. to pray the Rosary for Life, Faith and Love on Sunday October 13th at 2.30pm. We will join in with many countries around the world. 

To register a location please visit www.coastalrosaryireland.ie or text/ call 087 278 6552


Adult Set Dancing Classes with Maggie:  Set Dancing Classes commencing in Corofin Hall on Thur 3rd Oct at 8pm. 

All Welcome. For more info contact 087-7577440


Coffee Mornings. The Hospice Coffee morning was very well supported in the parish last Thursday. Toonagh Parents Association revived the event in Toonagh Hall and raised €560. In Ruan Community Centre a number of local ladies hosted the coffee morning and raised €305. 

The organisers are grateful to those who helped out, baking, helped on the day and those who donated and attended the event, the monies raised all going to Cahercalla Hospice.


Trad Music session: Informal group session for teenagers/adults begins again this Sunday 6th October from 7.30-8.30pm in Ruan Community Hall (€4 pp). 

If you would like to play music with a group while learning some new tunes, please join us. All music notes will be displayed to make it easy for all ages. 

Please contact Mary Wynne (086) 3149261


Sacramental Preparation Parents Talks Communion Parents Talk Tue 29th Oct 7:30pm Ruan Community Centre. 

Confirmation Parents Talk on Thu 31st Oct 7:30pm in Ruan Community Centre.


Imeall Boirne Office  The Imeall Boirne Office is currently closed and all correspondence is to be directed to the Ruan Parish Office. 

Monica can be contacted as follows: Tuesday : 9:00am to 4:00pm.   Wednesday: 9:00am to 4:00pm.   Friday: 9:00 to 1:00 pm 

Tel 065 6827799 ruandysartparish@gmail.com


W/E 04/11/2018

posted Nov 2, 2018, 2:18 PM by John O'Sullivan

Priest on call in Imeall Boirne this week is:-

Fr Damien Nolan, Tel: 065 6837178/086 8396636.


Priests Contact Numbers: 

Fr. Pat O’Neill, 065 6827799/086 2612124: 


Weekday Masses:    Ruan:   Monday & Thurs @ 9:30 a.m.     Dysart:     Wednesday at 9:30am


Masses this Weekend 
Ruan: Saturday 3rd November at 4:00pm:- Eugene Casey Months Mind 

Dysart: Saturday 3rd November 8:00pm, Mass of Anniversaries:- Teresa Moloney,  Pat Nestor, Joe Nestor,  Ann Hassett,  Michael Hassett,  Lily Hassett,
Maureen McGrath,  William McGrath,  Deceased Member of the Howard Family,  Deceased Members of the Mulqueen Family


Masses next Weekend 
Ruan : Saturday 9th October 8:00pm:  - Months Mind; Vera Smyth

We remember in our prayers this weekend Mrs. Kathleen Downes, Marian Avenue, Ennis, mother of Caroline Murray, Ruan, who will be laid to rest following 3:00pm Mass on Sunday afternoon in St. Josephs Church Ennis. May her gentle soul rest in peace.

November Blessing of the Graves  
Sunday 4th November:- Ruan 12 noon,  Kyle 12:30pm,   Dysart 1:30pm

Note: A number of Newsletters are available in Dysart Church every weekend when Mass takes place in Ruan and likewise in Ruan when weekend Mass takes place in Dysart

Eucharistic Adoration:       Ruan:   Wednesdays - Hourly from 3pm to 7pm

                                                        Dysart:  Thursdays - Hourly from 10am to 1pm


Weekly CollectionsChurch Collections last two weekends: €968.88,   Priests Collection: €960.30
Thank you all for your kind contributions


Readers & Ministers of the Eucharist  for Ruan

Reader next week:- Padraig Casey                    Euch Minister next week:- Ellen Jones


Readers & Ministers of the Eucharist  for Dysart

Reader this week:- Matt McCormack           Euch Minister this week:-  Gerry Kelly


Ruan Tidy Towns AGM: will be held on Tuesday 30th Oct at 8.30pm in Ruan community centre. 
Please consider volunteering some of your free time to make your village and surrounds a pleasant place to live.

Baptisms in the Imeall Boirne Parishes: 

All Baptisms take place each Sunday of the Month at 12:30pm rotating between all nine churches.

October:  Boston 28th

November: Crusheen 4th - Ruan 11th - Kilnaboy 18th -  Tubber 25th


People intending to have children baptised must complete the baptismal preparation course before each child is baptised. All forms for the above are
available from Anne at the Imeall Boirne Office. Phone No: 065 6890865. Email: imeallboirne@outlook.com


Invitation to a Conversation Evening Killaloe Diocese You are warmly invited to “Conversation Evenings” in the Killaloe diocese on Wednesday
November 7th in Carrigoran Day Centre, at 7.30 pm. It is an evening to explore where we are at this juncture as Church. How are we at this present time, post-referendum, post-diocesan changes, post-papal visit, post-World Meeting of Families?. Where are we regarding faith, belief, prayer, spirituality? How do we feel at this point in time? In what direction are we going? Where can we find God in all that’s happening? After an opening prayer and a brief introduction there will
be an opportunity for discussion, opinion, sharing and conversation. All are welcome to attend. Details are on the diocesan website.


Ruan / Dysart Senior Citizens Christmas Party The annual Senior Citizens Christmas party will be held on Sunday 2nd December in Morty Kelly’s at
2:00 pm. All are Welcome!!


Dublin City Marathon: A Sincere Thank You, to all who supported our efforts on behalf of the Clare Crusaders Children's Clinic, 

the sum of €180 was received with thanks. Aidan, Edel and Shane.


Toonagh Crafts  Toonagh Crafts are attending the Knit and Stitch Show at the RDS on Thursday 8th November.

Bus departing from Toonagh Hall. If you are interested in attending this event please  contact Pamela 087- 6224698

Family Fun Bingo: Fun Bingo in aid of Ruan Hurling Club will be held in Toonagh Hall on Friday 9th of November at 7:30pm.
Admission €10.00 Children €5.00. Great night for all the family. Lots of prizes to be won.

W/E 28/10/2018

posted Oct 26, 2018, 3:31 AM by John O'Sullivan

Priest on call in Imeall Boirne this week is:-

Fr. Pat O’Neill, 065 6827799/086 2612124: 


Priests Contact Numbers: 

Fr Damien Nolan, Tel: 065 6837178/086 8396636.


Weekday Masses:    Ruan:   Monday & Thurs @ 9:30 a.m.     Dysart:     Wednesday at 9:30am


Masses this Weekend 
Dysart: Saturday 27th October at 4:00pm:- Frank Cantillon,  1st Anniversary 
Ruan : Saturday 27th October 8:00pm 

Masses next Weekend 
Ruan: Saturday 3rd November at 4:00pm:- Eugene Casey Months Mind 
Dysart: Saturday 3rd November 8:00pm, Mass of Anniversaries:- Teresa Moloney,  Pat Nestor,  Joe Nestor,  Ann Hassett,  Michael Hassett,
Lily Hassett,  William McGrath,  Maureen McGrath

Masses for All Saints 
Thursday 1st November:-   Ruan 9:30am,   Corofin 9:30am,   Crusheen 8:00pm

Masses for All Souls 
Friday 2nd November :-  Tubber 9:30am,   Corofin 9:30am,   Dysart 8:00pm

November Blessing of the Graves  
Sunday 4th November:- Ruan 12 noon,  Kyle 12:30pm,   Dysart 1:30pm

Note: A number of Newsletters are available in Dysart Church every weekend when Mass takes place in Ruan and likewise in Ruan when weekend Mass takes place in Dysart

Eucharistic Adoration:       Ruan:   Wednesdays - Hourly from 3pm to 7pm

                                                        Dysart:  Thursdays - Hourly from 10am to 1pm


Clocks Change  Don’t forget to put the clocks back one hour this weekend.


Weekly Collections:
Thank you all for your kind contributions


Readers & Ministers of the Eucharist  for Ruan

Reader this week:- Shane Punch                    Euch Minister this week:- Pat O Halloran


Readers & Ministers of the Eucharist  for Dysart

Reader next week:- Matt McCormack           Euch Minister next week:-  Gerry Kelly


Important Notice: The Imeall Boirne Office is closed from Monday 29th Oct to Thursday 1st Nov inclusive. All items for newsletter and Mass
intentions (Mass of Anniversaries) for weekend of Nov 3th and 4th must be with Anne in Imeall Boirne Office by next Friday 26th for inclusion in
Newsletter. Alternatively you can contact Monica in Ruan Parish Office with your requests on 065 6827799. Thank You.


Imeall Boirne Mass Schedule 

Saturday Evenings :- Boston 6:30 pm,  Ruan 8:00 pm, 
Sunday Mornings:- Crusheen 9:30 am,  Kilnaboy 9:30 am (1st & 3rd),  Rath 9:30 am (2nd & 4th),  Corofin11:00 am


On the First Sunday of every Month the Masses change venue as follows:-
Saturday Evenings:- Tubber 6:30 pm,  Dysart 8:00 pm
Sunday Mornings:- Ballinruan 9:30 am

No changes to Corofin,  Kilnaboy or Rath

                                                                                            

Imeall Boirne Mass of Anniversaries Schedule
1st Saturday of the Month:-  Tubber  6:30pm,  Dysart  8:00pm
1st Sunday of the Month:-     Ballinruan 9:30am,  Kilnaboy  9:30am
2nd Sunday of the Month:-   Rath  9:30am
3rd Saturday of the Month:- Boston  6:30pm,  Ruan  8:00pm
3rd Sunday of the Month:-    Crusheen  9:30am,  Corofin 11:00am

 

Please Note: All Mass of Anniversaries must be booked with Anne in the Imeall Boirne Office on 065-6890865
or e-mail: imeallboirne@outlook.com


Toonagh Tractor Run and Vintage Car Run : The Tractor Run was a great success and a good community spirit. It raised in excess of €2,500.

Thanks to everybody who supported it and all those who helped out on the day.


Ruan Tidy Towns AGM: will be held on Tuesday 30th Oct at 8.30pm in Ruan community centre. 
Please consider volunteering some of your free time to make your village and surrounds a pleasant place to live.

Baptisms in the Imeall Boirne Parishes: 

All Baptisms take place each Sunday of the Month at 12:30pm rotating between all nine churches.

October:  Boston 28th

November: Crusheen 4th - Ruan 11th - Kilnaboy 18th -  Tubber 25th


People intending to have children baptised must complete the baptismal preparation course before each child is baptised. All forms for the above are
available from Anne at the Imeall Boirne Office. Phone No: 065 6890865. Email: imeallboirne@outlook.com


Toonagh Crafts  Toonagh Crafts are attending the Knit and Stitch Show at the RDS on Thursday 8th November.

Bus departing from Toonagh Hall. If you are interested in attending this event please  contact Pamela 087- 6224698

Family Fun Bingo: Fun Bingo in aid of Ruan Hurling Club will be held in Toonagh Hall on Friday 9th of November at 7:30pm.
Admission €10.00 Children €5.00. Great night for all the family. Lots of prizes to be won.

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