Wednesday, June 3, 2009

3rd June 2009

PRAYERS for students doing exams: Prayer cards can be filled in for students. Please fill out two cards for each student, place one in the basked marked “for the altar” and place the other in the basked marked “Please take a card and pray for this student for the duration of exams.
Final call for Trocaire boxes to be returned.
A very special welcome to anyone who wishes to apply to travel with the sick on June 21 to 26, full details on church notice board.
The Pioneer Association would be grateful if those who have not paid money for trip to Knock would do so before May 31. Adults €15, children €6.
This years summer outing will be a trip to Galway and Salthill. Those intending to travel please give your name to any committee member or leave your name in the Sacristy.
Castle Rovers weekly lotto draw was held in the Ranch Bar. Numbers drawn were 2, 3, 19 and 24. One player with three numbers, Mary Condon, Fanningstown received €150.

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Local News

THE Community Council would like to thank everybody for the generous support given at the recent church gate collection in aid of the Fedamore Defibrillator Programme. This is an important service in the community and your continued support is greatly appreciated.

22 children received the Sacrament of Confirmation from Bishop Donal Murray on Saturday last, May 16, in Fedamore Church packed to capacity. They were: Louise Archibald, Niamh Hartigan, Jessica Morrissey, Mark O’Regan, Alan Leonard, Thomas Roche, Tiffany Fanning, Christina Reale, Jo Ann Ryan, Michael Ryan, Martin Morrissey, Eoin Enright, Jamie Dumas, Amy Ryan O’Brien, Sinead Butler, Hazel Connolly, Evan Keogh, Shauna Byrne, Emily O’Grady, Ian O’Boyle, Jack Commons, Jamie Cusack.
A special word of thanks to all those who helped in any way to make the day go so well.

The committee will hold a meeting on May 26 at 8pm. The summer outing will be a trip to Galway and Salthill. Anyone intending to go please give your name to a committee member or leave your name in the sacristy.
Senior Folks get-together will be held on May 20.

Please return Trocaire boxes final call.

Castle Rovers weekly lotto draw was held in Doran’s Bar. Numbers drawn were 5, 6, 12 and 16. One player had three numbers, Niamh Hartigan c/o Spencer received b150.

Fedamore sports were cancelled due to bad weather conditions. New arrangements will be made

Thursday, May 14, 2009

Local News 14th May 2009

FEDAMORE Sports, confined to parish and schools will be held in the GAA field on Sunday next may 17, starting 1.30pm.

Castle Rovers weekly Lotto Draw was held in The Ranch Bar. Numbers drawn were 4, 12, 14 & 20, with three numbers: Kathleen Clifford and the Hartigans, each received €75. Thank you for your continued support.

Castle Rovers had an impressive win 3-0 against Abbey Rovers recently. Scorers for Castle were Nicky Ryan who stormed up from his full back position to head home a Michael Ryan corner. Mike O’Dwyer got the second when his 30 yard volley rocketed in to the net, and the third came from top scorer Michael Ryan. Castle’s next outing is to Kilfinane with a 6.30pm kick off and have just two more league games remaining.
Line out: J.P. Kiely, Derek Kiely, Nicky Ryan, Derek Malone, Ross McNamara, Ciaran Fitzgerald, Mike O’Dwyer, Ed O’Halloran, Michael Ryan, Brian O’Riordan, Neil McLaughlin.

For September 2009, please contact Fedamore school, 061-390337 and Carnane National School, 061-390343.
ICAAnnual Tour takes place on Saturday, May 30, to Kilkenny. If interested please give name to any member of the committee.

It’s Confirmation Day on Saturday, May 16 in Fedamore Church at 11am. All welcome. Refreshments in the Community Centre afterwards. Lets hope it will be a happy and holy day for the 22 children confirmed.

Thursday, May 7, 2009

Fedamore noes 7th May 2009

WE wish to thank everyone who supported
the Bring and Buy Sale held recently
in the Community Centre from which
b800 was raised for Milford Hospice.
“Guess the weight of Cake” 4lbs 1ozs was
won by Geraldine Fitzgerald.
The “Number of Sweets in the Jar” (87)
was won by Nuala McMahon.
Our annual tour for this year is on May
30 to Kilkenny City. Coach leaving
Fedamore Church at 8am and return at
8pm. Fare 14. Seats still available. If
interested please give your name to any
member of the committee.
Our AGM will be held on Wednesday, May
13 at 8.30pm. All members are expected
to attend.

Schools and parish sports will be held on
Sunday, May 17 at the GAA field.

Castle Rovers weekly lotto draw was held
in Doran’s Bar. Numbers drawn were 8,
15, 18 and 19. Lucky dip Billy and
Joannie, c/o Doran’s; Jimmy Hannon, c/o
Ranch, Peter Herbert, C/o Ranch, Mike
Condon, Fanningstown and Josie
Moloney, c/o Sheila.

Fund raising draw on Friday, May 8 in the
Community Hall. Entry cost b2 per line.
There are prizes for the seller of the top
three winning lines. Money raised this
year will be to fund our annual outing for
The Senior Club are going to Oakwood in
Wales. Thank you for your support.

Thursday, April 30, 2009

Local News 30th April 2009

CONGRATULATIONS are extended to Fr. Mike Cussen on being elected to the position of pastoral area leader for the above pastoral area.

The Get-Together for May will be held on May 20 and not on 13 as previous agreed.

The ICA wish to thank the members who worked so hard at the Bring and Buy Sale in aid of Milford Hospice. A special thanks to everyone who supported.
Interior Design classes will commence on Wednesday, May 6 from 7.30-9.30pm for six weeks.

Fifteen children received their First Holy Communion on Sunday, April 26: Rachel McMahon, Emma Fitzpatrick, Jane Hannan, John Enright, Conor Godfrey, Jack Butler, Hugh O’Donnell, Conor Muir, Jordan Nash, Katie Keehan, Aaron Rainsford, Christina Parker Ryan, Jane Enright, Allie Browne, Eadaoin Power Gallagher. Thanks to the schools and especially our class teacher, Mary Richardson and Emma Spillane, parents, families and friends and Fr. Mike.

Please return your Trocaire boxes as soon as possible.

Hearty congratulations to Paul O’Connell from nearby Dromanna, on being selected as captain of the Lion’s Rugby team. All in Fedamore are delighted with the good news, and the inclusion of other Limerick based players. Lots of local rugby supporters are travelling to Croke Park supporting Paul and Munster in the Heineken Cup semi-final. Indeed a few loyal supporters are planning the trip to South Africa with the Lions tour.

Last week’s draw was held in The Ranch Bar. Numbers drawn were 5, 11, 20 and 23, with three numbers Sharon and Jonathan Ryan c/o Ranch who received €150.

Castle Rovers bowed out of the division 2A Cup on Sunday, losing out 4-3 in a thriller. Castle took an early lead through a scorcher from Brian O’Riordan but Kennedy Park went on to lead 2-1 at half time. Castle equalised when a Ciarán Fitzgerald volley was deflected to the net. However, two further goals against Castle looked to have victory sealed for the opponents but a Derek Kiely goal from 40 yards out resulted in a 4-3 scoreline. We now have four league games remaining. Our next game v Abbey Rovers at 6.30 Tuesday, May 5.
Lineout: J. Paul Kiely, Mike O’Dwyer, Derek Malone, Nicky Ryan, Ross McNamara, Derek Kiely, Ciarán Fitzgerald, Ronan O’Mahony, Michael Ryan, Brian O’Riordan, Neil McLaughlin. Subs: Ed O’Halloran, Paul Kiely.

Thursday, April 23, 2009

Local Notes 23rd April 2009

WILLIE Keogh Memorial Cup is on Friday 17 and 24 in the Ranch Bar, 9.30pm. Entry fee b10. Proceeds to Milford Hospice. All donations welcome.
Fedamore ICA are holding a Bring and Buy Sale in the Community Centre on April 19 from 2-5pm.
All donations gratefully accepted.
Fedamore GAA medal presentation on Saturday, April 18 in Doran’s Pride. Music by Maverick, subscription b5.
There was a very large attendance at all the Easter ceremonies including the Dawn Mass in the church grounds at 6am.

Thursday, April 16, 2009

Fedamore News 16th April 2009

CONFESSION: Good Friday after 3pm Devotions and Holy Saturday at 12 noon. Holy Thursday: Mass at 7.30pm. Washing of the feet. Gifts of oil from the Chrism Mass.
Adoration of Eucharist after Mass until 10pm.
Good Friday: Passion of Our Lord at 3pm. Veneration of the Cross. Holy Communion. Outdoor Stations of the Cross at 7.30pm. Procession from church to first Station.
Holy Saturday: Vigil Mass at 9pm. Lighting of Easter Fire. Lighting of Easter Candle. Blessing of Easter Water. Blessing of Easter Garden.
Easter Sunday: Dawn Mass at 6am in church grounds. Mass at 10.30am.
Castle Rovers weekly lotto draw was held in Doran’s Bar. Numbers drawn were 4, 10, 15, & 20. With three numbers: The Hartigan’s, Tommy S. Little and Joe Lyons. Each received €50.
Castle Rovers gained an overdue victory on Saturday beating Hyde Rangers 2-1. This follows up their scoreless draw away to Hospital, picking up valuable league points and most importantly moving up the division 2A league table. Our scorers were Micháel Ryan with a glancing leader from a Ross McNamara corner kick and the second from Neil McLaughlin to seal victory. There are seven games remaining and a divisional Cup game versus Kennedy Park.
Lineout: J.P. Kiely, Mike O’Dwyer, Ciarán Fitzgerald, Nicky Ryan, Ross McNamara, Leon Ryan, Ronan O’Mahony, Ed O’Halloran, Micháel Ryan, Neil McLaughlin, Paul Kiely. Subs: Philip Fitzgerald.
Tournament in aid of Milford Hospice “The Willie Keogh Memorial Cup” takes place in the Ranch Bar on Friday night, April 17 and 24. Entry €20. All donations gratefully accepted.