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Items for inclusion in the parish newsletter should be submitted by 12pm on the Thursday before publication is due. Items can be emailed or dropped into the Parish Office in the Meadow Centre. 


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Submitting Items for the Parish Newsletter

 Items for inclusion in the Kilmihil parish newsletter should be submitted by 12pm on the Thursday before publication is due. Items can be emailed to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or dropped into the Parish Office in the Meadows Centre.

 The Parish Office telephone number is 065 905 0824. Publication is at the discretion of the Parish.



SUNDAY 5th JUNE: Ceremony of Light: Mass will be offered at 10:30am for the following whose anniversaries occur in June:John Joe Anglim; Denis Breen; Susie Breen; John & Mary Bonfield; Dan Carey; Rita Carey; Thomas Carmody; Carmody family, Sorrell Island; Sr. Dorothy (Peggy) Cleary; Tom Clancy;Hilary Collins; Mick Collins; Nora & John Collins; Kevin Conefrey; Ann Rita Considine; Kenny Considine; Michael Considine; Paddy Cotter; Coughlan family, Frure West; Anna May Coughlan; Michael Crowley; Joe Cussen; Mary Cussen; Mattie Cussen; Teresa Cussen; Patrick Daly; Sean Deloughery; Martin & Bridie Dennehy; Margaret Dillon; Bridie Dillon; Eddie Donnelly; Ellen Downes; Fr. P.J. Downes; Patrick Duggan; Tim Egan; Tom Fitzgerald & family; Sean Fitzpatrick; Francis Flanagan; Patrick Foudy; Aidan Frawley; Bridget Frawley; Bridie Greene; Mary Griffin; Thomas Griffin; Frances Halpin; Sr. Helena Hayes; John & Helen Hayes; Phil Hourigan; Margaret Johnston; Eileen Keane; Anna Kelly; Catherine Kelly; Michael Kelly; Joe King; Hags Kirk; Gerald Lernihan; Pauline Lillis; Veronica Lillis; Tom Lineen; William Longworth; Kathleen Lorigan, Kitty Lorigan; Paddy Lorigan; Michael Maguire; Teresa Maguire; Douglas Mathias; Margaret Meade; Pat & Mick Meade; Martin & Anne Meaney; Pauline Moloney; Marian Moran; Mortell family; Joseph Murphy; Micko Murphy; Michael Murphy; Nano Murphy; Patrick Murphy; Fr. Tom Murphy; Mary McInerney; Con McMahon; Jimmy McMahon; Micko McMahon; Michael & Bridget McMahon; William McMahon; Kitty McNamara; Tom McNamara; Johnny O’Connor;Martin O’Gorman, May O’Gorman; Teresa O’Gorman; Pat Joe O’Grady; Jim O’Halloran; Michael O’Kane; Agnes O’Leary; Michael O’Leary; Noel O’Leary; Tom O’Leary; Anne Reidy; Kevin Ryan; Margaret Ryan; Timmy Ryan;PJ Shannon; Phil Slemon; Bobby Studdert; Bridget Walsh; Michael Walsh;Micko Wilson



Fri. 29th: Pappy McMahon (M.M) 7:00 p.m.

Wed. 1st: Maureen & Tom Fitzgerald. 7:00 p.m.

Sat. 4th: Teresa O’Gorman (1st Anniversary) 7:00 p.m.

Read More: Parish Newsletter 28th & 29th May 2016


FRIDAY 3rd JUNE IS THE FIRST FRIDAY: there will be exposition of the Blessed Sacrament starting after 10:00 am Mass and finishing at 6pm.



Mon. Tues. Thurs. & Fri.: 10:00 a.m.

Wed. & Saturday: 7:00 p.m.

Sunday: 10:30 a.m.



Sat. 4th: Annette Collins. 7:00 p.m.

Sun. 5th: Deirdre Cotter. 10:30 a.m.


ALTAR SERVERS: Team C will serve Mass next week-end.



Sat.: 7:00 p.m.: Bernie McSweeney. Carmel Lillis.

Sun: 10:30a.m.: Pauline Hehir. Lucy Blake.


OFFERTORY COLLECTION: for last weekend €730, thank you.


PETER’S PENCE & DIOCESAN NEEDS ANNUAL COLLECTION: will be taken next week-end (Second basket collection)


CONGRATULATIONS TO THE FOLLOWING WHO RECEIVED THEIR FIRST HOLY COMMUNION LAST WEEKEND: Scoil Mhichíl Cahermurphy: Lewis Halvey, Michael Kenny, Matteo Marchione, Crissie Minh McMahon, Seán O’Gorman, Tomás Small.

Kilmihil N.S: Katelyn Cleary, Adam Donovan, Marcus Lernihan, Noel Lillis, Gavin McMahon, Áine McNamara ,Sophie O’Gorman, Ashling Ryan.


SAFEGUARDING: The Diocese has a team of people who are dedicated to ensuring the Church is a safe place for Children, these include, the Director of Safeguarding, Designated Liaison Person’s, Safeguarding Committee, Parish Safeguarding Reps, Support Person for complaints, Advisors for Respondents, and Safeguarding Trainers. Please visit our safeguarding page on the Diocesan website for more detailed information in relation to our policies, procedures and practices. We also have a Q&A section if you have any queries. ‘Safeguarding children is everybody’s responsibility’

KILMIHIL G.A.A./PARISH LOTTO: There was no Jackpot winner last week. Numbers: 1, 6, 14 & 25. Next week’s jackpot will be €6,600. The draw will take place at 10:00 p.m. on Sunday night 29th May, at the Fiddlehead.


ANNUAL DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE TO KNOCK: Sunday 3rd July. Bus leaves Kilmihil at 8:30am. Please give your names to Bridget Kenny at 065 9050731/085 273 7604 or Angela O’Connell before 1st July 2016.


MEETING: A meeting will be help at Cree Hall on Tuesday next 31st May at 9pm anyone who has burial ground in Leitrim are asked to attend.

CLARE 250 MILE CYCLE: Lisa, Darragh, Brendan, and John would like to thank everyone for their generous support last weekend. Thanks to: Fr. Peter and the Choir for making Mass a special event for all the cyclists.

KILMIHIL ANNUAL CRAFT FAIR 2016 - STALLHOLDER INFORMATION: in Kilmihil Community Centre on August Bank Holiday Monday (1st August) from 11.00am - 5.30pm. Stalls this year will be €20 with set up between 9.30 and 10.00am. Contact June Choppin 086 157 2701 for information and booking.

KILMIHIL ACTIVE RETIREMENT SUMMER OUTING 2016: will be to Bunratty Castle & Folkpark on 30th June. Coach leaves Kilmihil at 10.30am. Cost is €20 (covering coach, park entrance and light lunch). Call Jacqueline:087 333 9388.

KILMIHIL ACTIVE RETIRED ART CLUB: Lessons have now finished for the year. The art group will however continue to meet on Thursdays in the meadow from 10.30am-12.30am until the 23rd June. Please note June Choppin will be giving a demonstration of encaustic art to the group on Thursday the 9th June. New members always welcome.