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.

Dates for your Diary: Confirmation Day for Ballina/Boher is March 2nd, 2013. First Holy Communion Days are in Boher on April 21st, 2013 and in Ballina on May 12th, 2012.

Wedding Bells: Congratulations to Ciarda O’Connell, Grange and Declan O’Connell, Cnoc Cluain who married recently.

Recently Baptized: We welcome into God’s family, Summer Elizabeth Bernadette Costello, Loughtea, Ballina, daughter of Peter and Denise who was baptized recently.

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

Congratulations : Well done to our dual star, Stephen O Brien, who, with the complete Tipperary Minor Hurling Panel of 2012, were presented with their Munster and All Ireland final medals. The ceremony was held in The Dome in Thurles last weekend . Over 300 people packed into the facility where County Chairman Sean Nugent presented the All Ireland medals to the Intermediate and Minor Hurlers. Vice-Chairman of the Munster Council, Robert Frost presented the Munster medals to both teams. Stephen received his Minor Football medals last year, therefore creating a bit of history for the club.

Club Calendar : This calendar which features our all conquering Under 16 Hurlers among its many excellent photographs of 2012, is on sale in most of the local business outlets. It can also be purchased
from Club Secretary, John Gleeson, and club Chairperson, Sarah Devane. In purchasing this historic publication you will be supporting the future of Hurling in Ballina Club.

The January County Draw: This draw will be held next Friday, January 11th, in Ballylooby with 2 excellent Skoda’s up for raffle. It is important for all promoter to get their accounts up to date by then.