06 April 2008

Portumna Parish Announcements 6th April 2008 – 3rd Sun of Easter


Masses: St. Brigid’s Church

Saturday 5th April   @   11am   -   (A) Seamus/ Jim & Mary Carty
Saturday 5th April   @   8pm   -   (A) Angela Abberton
Sunday 6th April   @   11am   -   (A) Tommy Moran
Monday 7th April   @   8:30am   -   P.I
Tuesday 8th April   @   8:30am   -    
Wednesday 9th April   @   8:30am   -    
Thursday 10th April   @   7:30pm   -   Deceased Members of The Nevin Family
Friday 11th April   @   7:30pm   -   (A) John Morrissey
Saturday 12th April   @   11am   -   (A) Sr. Philippa
Saturday 12th April   @   8pm   -   (A) John & Mary Cowan & Family
Sunday 13th April   @   11am   -   Mossie Dermody


Sat/Sun 12th – 13th April




Eucharistic Ministers:

Sat/Sun 12th – 13th April

8pm: (V) Pierce Joyce, Agnes Walsh, Claire Martin

11am: Brendan Murray, Brendan Mitchell.
Please Note: If you are unable to attend to your ministry, please take responsibility for providing a substitute.

Alter Servers:

Sat/Sun 12th – 13th April

8pm (V) Team (3) R.Loughnane, M.Fahy, S.McDonagh, J.O’Neill,B.Sullivan, E.McDonagh.
11am: Team (6) D.Hanley,E.Barry,K.Donoghue,C.Harte, B.Muldoon.



Acts 2:14 36-41. Ps 22. 1 Pet 2:20-25. Jn 10:1-10.



Sincere Sympathy to the Broder Family, Cooldaragh, Portumna on the death of Olive Broder who died in Dublin. To Bridget Brereton, St. Joseph’s Rd on the death of her mother Eileen Brereton. May they rest in peace.


Trocaire Boxes:

Please return your Trocaire Box  as the Money is being forwarded to the Bishop shortly. Thanks to all who Supported the Trocaire Lenten Campaign so generously.


Baptism Program:

Tue 8th April in the Day Care Centre, Castle Ave, Portumna at 8.30 pm. Please contact the parish office at 090-9741092.


Church Gate Collection:

Lollipop Day in aid of the Oesophageal  Cancer Fun this Weekend 5th – 6th April.


Fr. Brendan Lawless P.P

T: 090-9741092, Mob. 087-2622076, Dunkellin Terrace, Email: brendanlawless@gaelic.ie

Fr.Abe Kennedy

T: 090-9741188, Mob. 086-1060811, Clonfert Ave
Emergency Number

T: 090-9749100, Mob. 087-2997956


Masses: St. Peter & St. Paul Boula

Sunday 6th April   @   9:30am   -   (A) Julia Donohue
Sunday 13th April   @   9:30am   -   (A) P.I

Reader: Ann Heagney

Town Hall Meeting:

On Wednesday 9th April at 8pm in the parochial house.


Portumna Social Services Day Care Centre:

Require a Part Time Driver, must have D1 licence. Terms and conditions apply. Contact 087-4119320.


Portumna U8 & U10 Hurling:

Training will take place on Tuesday 8th April at the GAA field at 6pm.


Portumna GAA Club:

Are at present compiling the history of their club from its inception to the present date. To help defray the cost of publication the Book Launch Committee are seeking patronage. Anyone wishing to be associated with this wonderful publication as a patron can do so by contacting the author John Joe Conwell (087-2963803) Willie Burke (087 2686166) Ollie Canning (087-8506012) Sean Treacy (087-2220825) Celia Keane ( 087-1342148) Eugene McEntee (087-6139420) or Dan Lynch( 087-6422424)  The names of all patrons will be printed in publication. The deadline for receipt of €100 patronage is the 14th April 2008. Due to publication deadlines contributions after that date may not be acknowledge in the book.


Farm Plastic Collection:

Will be taking place in your local mart in the coming weeks. Phone FRS Athenry  091 844551.


Western Alzheimers Annual Tea Day:

Will be held in Portumna Day Care Centre on Monday 7th April from 9.30am – 3pm. Please support this worthy cause.


Family Fun Day:

Due to league semi final family fun day which was arranged for the 13th April is now changed to Monday 5th May 2008.


Membership & Insurance:

Is now due so players who have not paid the above could you please  contact Fiona O’Meara immediately.


Ladies on a Sunday Afternoon:

Will take place this Sunday in the Shannon Oaks Hotel from 12noon to 6pm. In aid of Portumna Water Rescue Services. Cheese and wine Exhibitors, Fashion Show at 3pm. All local shops. Tickets €15.


Irish Cancer Society – Churchgate Collection:

Will take place on the weekend of the 19th & 20th April.


Tea Day for West of Ireland Alzheimer Foundation:

Will be held at Sean & Mary Fahy Cappagh, Tiernascragh this Sunday from 11am. Your support would be much Appreciated for this very worthy cause.


Irish Blood Transfusion Service:

Will be in attendance at the Shannon Oaks Hotel, Portumna on Wednesday 23rd April from 3pm-4.45pm and 7pm – 9.30pm. We welcome all old and new donors.



Yorkshire Terrier in the Sawnagh area. Black/Tan in colour. Contact 090-9741310.


Camera Club Meeting:

On Tuesday 15th April at 8.30pm in the Maple Kitchen. “Theme”- Time.   


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