Items for the Parish Newsletter

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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. 

Mon. Tues. Wed Thurs. & Fri.: 10.00 a.m.
Sat.: 7:00 p.m.
Sun.: 10:30 a.m.

Read More: Parish Newsletter April 14th & 15th April 2018


Sat 21st: Marian McNamara. 7:00 p.m. Sun.22nd: Sarah Normoyle. 10:30 a.m.
LEABHAR NA BEATHA: Do mhairbh sibh údar na beatha. – Gníomhartha na nAspal 3:15


Ennis Cathedral Wednesday 16th May 2pm. Celebrant & Homilist: Bishop Fintan Monahan. All are welcome.

ALTAR SERVERS: Team B will serve Mass next weekend.

OFFERTORY COLLECTION: for last weekend €820 thank you.
DIOCESIAN EDUCATION FUND COLLECTION: sincere thanks for your generous contribution of €510 to last week-ends collection.

KILLALOE DIOCESE PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDES: Bishop Fintan Monahan will lead the 62nd Diocesan pilgrimage to Lourdes from Shannon Airport on Tuesday 26th June returning on Sunday 1st July - €695 full or online booking at or €705 for paper booking. Special section for sick or assisted pilgrims at a reduced price - early booking advisable. Full details from Fr Tom Ryan Pilgrimage Director: 061-364133.

FIRST HOLY COMMUNION: Saturday 19th May 2018 at 11 a.m. in Kilmihil.

SAVE THE DATE: There will be a Diocesen Family Picnic Day on Sunday 6th May ’18 from 3-6pm. The Venue: Showgrounds Ennis.

THE MEMBERS OF KILMIHIL APOSTOLIC WORK: appreciate the support they received from the community at their recent display. Many thanks for visiting over the weekend, supporting the raffle, renewing honorary membership, sponsoring sacred vessels, purchasing items or simply making a donation. Equally, sincere thanks to those who knitted and crocheted the beautiful baby blankets and baby wear and made the pretty dresses for little girls. Be assured that the funds raised will be carefully allocated in support of the endeavours of people working at the 'coal face' of 3rd world deprivation.

KILMIHIL G.A.A./PARISH LOTTO: Congratulations to Denis O’Gorman, Kiltumper, who was last week’s Jackpot winner. Numbers: 6, 13, 23 & 28. Next week’s jackpot will be €2,000. The draw will take place Sunday 15th April at the Crossroad’s bar.
KILMIHIL ACTIVE RETIREMENT: The Meadow is now open again for Kilmihil Active Retirement on Friday mornings. Cait Lynch will be providing exercise and relaxation classes at the Meadow - evening sessions starting Monday 23rd April at 7.30pm. All are welcome.

AFTERNOOON TEA DANCE IN QUILTY: Music and dance with ‘Twice Shy’ in Quilty Tavern, on Sunday 22nd April from 3pm to 6pm. Bus to the dance travelling through, Kilmihil, call West Clare Family Resource Centre 065 9052173.

KILMIHIL MOTHER AND BABY GROUP: All new mothers welcome. Anyone wanting to join, we meet every Tuesday morning in The Meadow from 10.30am to 12 noon.

CLARE TYPE 1 DIABETES MEETUP on Tuesday 17th April in The Temple Gate Hotel, Ennis, at 8pm. These meetings are free to attend and open to anyone who wants to learn more.

CHILDMINDER REQUIRED: to mind 3 school going age children in own home, Mon – Fri, must be available to drop children to school and pickup. Full time –requirement, during school holidays. Kilmihil area, please contact 085 165 3188.

CEOL AN CHLÁIR CONCERT: On Saturday, April 21st 2018, Fleadh Cheoil na Mumhan present "Ceol an Chláir" at Cois na hAbhna, Ennis, at 8pm.This concert features some of County Clare's finest musicians, such as Tim Collins, Denis Liddy, Mary Liddy, Mary MacNamara, Bríd O' Donoghue, Damien O' Reilly, Padraic O' Reilly and Garry Shannon to name but a few,. This is once in a lifetime opportunity to see all these great musicians

to play on stage together and it promises to be most memorable night. Tickets are available either online at or from the office at Cois na hAbhna (tel 0656824276 or from any branch of Comhaltas
ONLY 5 DAYS TO GO On 20th April: Paschal Brennan with his 7 Piece Band will perform the JOE DOLAN TRIBUTE SHOW in KNOCKERRA HALL. Tickets €20. To Book call 089 2412943. There is only ONE SHOW like a JOE SHOW

Parish Office for the coming week: open Tues.& Thurs. tel: 086 8095965