Ballina/Boher News

November 8, 2018

Friday Church Services in Ballina:   After 10am Mass, the Blessed Sacrament is exposed until 5pm.  Prayer of the Church and Benediction at 1.05pm.  Why not come along and pray awhile.

Archdiocese Pilgrimage to Lourdes:   Recently, Joe Walsh Tours have launched the Archdiocese of Cashel and Emly’s Pilgrimage to Lourdes 2013.  This pilgrimage will take place from June 16th to 21st with a full inclusive price of €699.  Booking forms for the Pilgrim section are now available from Joe Walsh Tours on 01 2410811.  Enquires to Fr. Tom Hearne on 0504 51230

Heart to Hand:   We are holding our usual Lenten Food Collection again this year.  The need for food is greater than ever.  We are appealing for toothpaste/soap, dry goods, porridge and pasta next weekend.  Collection boxes will be in the church porches in Ballina and Boher.

Two One Act Plays:   The Quay Players will host two one act plays in Ballina Quay on April 4th, 5th and 6th at 8pm.  All tickets €10.

Senior Citizens:   The Senior Citizens Committee wish to announce a Two Night Breakaway to Galway Bay Hotel on Sunday, May 19th to Tuesday, May 21st next.  The fare for this is €165 which includes travel, bed and breakfast and evening dinner.  Single supplement is €20 per night.  Further information and booking with a €50 deposit before Saturday, April 6th, from any committee member.


Minor A Football: We play Nenagh Eire Og this Wednesday 3rd of April  in Ballina at 6-30p.m. The match against Inane Rovers was cancelled as Inane Rovers were unable to field a team.


Junior B HurlingLast Saturday match against Ballinahinch was postponed see fixtures in Nenagh Guardian for rescheduled match.


Tipperary Draw: Please play final subscription for 2012 as the final draw is this week.


Membership: Players will not be insured unless they are paid up members of the club, club officers will be contacting members who have not paid this week. Membership is €40 for the year.


Under14:  Hurling and Football training  takes place every Monday evening from 6-45pm till 8pm,   Saturday afternoons from 1pm till 3pm.


Ballina GAA Sports Predictors Quiz: Closing date for the sports predictor quiz is April 5th. Entry forms may be downloaded from the Ballina GAA website or obtained from the coffee shop Ballina and local business retail outlets. Test your sporting knowledge and be in with a chance to win.