Birthday wishes

Birthday wishes

Congratulations to our sacristan Jo Hyland who celebrated her 90th birthday on Saturday last. We wish you many more years of continued good health Jo.


Sincere sympathy is extended to Peggy Kelly, Middlequater and Nora Lonergan of Ruan on the recent death of their sister Bridget Peffers (nee O’Brien) who died recently in England, Bridget was originally from Toornaraheen, Mount Mellery.


Thanks to all who are supporting the cards in the hall on Thursday nights. Last week winners were May Kennedy, Ann Mc Carthy, John Mangan, and John Cleary. Lucky table: Paddy Maher, Dick Moloney. Raffle, Joe Loughane, Eddie Byrne and Peg Fitzgerald.

Pioneer Pins

Any pioneer members who are now due for a silver pin (25 years) in the association or a gold pin (50 years) please contact any pioneer council member as soon as possible to enable us to have pins and certs ready for presentation in June.

Lourdes Pilgrimage

The Waterford/ Lismore diocesan pilgrimage to Lourdes is on from Wednesday June 6 to Sunday June 11. To all the local parishioners, who are travelling, we wish you and other pilgrims a very pleasant and safe journey and that you will come back home spiritually refreshed.

Cemetery Mass

At the request of Newcastle Muintir Na Tire Community Council, the annual open air mass will be celebrated in the old cemetery Newcastle on Wednesday evening June 27, commencing with rosary at 7.45pm, Mass at 8pm.

Eucharist ministers- Sunday 10 at 11am: Kate Dennehy and Alice O Shea.

Reader of the word- Sunday at 11am: Patricia Hackett.

Concert- The Naionra and Scoil Mhuire Caislean Nua, present a joint-schools concert on Wednesday, June 20 at 7pm (sharp) in the church. All the children have been practising diligently and are excited about their upcoming performance. We look forward to seeing you there. Admission is 5 Euro per person and 8 Euro for a family.

GAA meeting- A committee meeting will be held in the clubrooms on to-night Wednesday June 6 at 8.30pm. All committee members are requested to attend.