29 June 2008

Portumna Parish Announcements Sun 29th June 2008 – St. Peter & Paul Apostles


Masses: St. Brigid’s Church

Saturday 28th June   @   11am   -  

(1st A) Christy Robinson

(A) Ted & Mary Robinson/Family (A) Pat & Mary Hughes/Family

Saturday 28th June   @   8pm   -   P.I.
Sunday 29th June   @   11am   -   (A) Pat Concannon
Monday 30th June   @   8:30am   -    
Tuesday 1st July   @   8:30am   -    
Wednesday 2nd July   @   8:30am   -    
Thursday 3rd July   @   7:30pm   -    
Friday 4th July   @   7:30pm   -   (A) John & Kitty Collins
Saturday 5th July   @   11am   -   P.I.
Saturday 5th July   @   8pm   -   (A) John Taylor (A) Michael & Annie Hogan
Sunday 6th July   @   11am   -   (A) Con Mahony



Sat/Sun 5th – 6th July  8pm (V): Daithi Frawley  11am: Brendan Murray


Eucharistic Ministers:

Sat/ Sun 5th – 6th July

8pm (V): Catherine Dillon,Tony McNamara,Martin Carty

11am: Phil Coleman,Mary Mitchell,Majella Lewis

Please Note: If you are unable to attend to your ministry, please take responsibility for providing a substitute


Altar Servers:

Sat/Sun 5th – 6th July  8pm (V) Team (3) B.Loughnane,M.Fahy,S.McDonagh,J.O’Neill,B.Sullivan,E.McDonagh

11am: Team (6) D.Hanley,E.Barry,K.Donoghue,C.Harte,B.Muldoo



Zeck 9.9-10. Ps 144. Rom 8:9, 11-13. Mt 11:25-30.


Cemetery Masses:

Killimor: 4th July Tirnascragh: 11th July


Pope’s Collection:

Thanks to all who contributed.


First Friday Call’s:

Fr. Lawless will visit the sick and housebound on Friday 4th July.


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


Masses: St. Peter & St. Paul Boula

Sunday 29th June   @   9:30am   -   P.I.


Church of the Ascension Gortanumera

Sunday 6th July   @   9:30am   -   (A) Patrick O’Rourke (A) Kitty Martin


Reader: Liam Broder

Week Long Intensive Swimming Camp for Children:

From 7th – 14th July from 10am till 11.15am Monday to Friday at the Kingfisher Club Ballinasloe.

Limited places available. Contact Susan on 090-9645755. Fantastic offers on membership also available.


Portumna Social Services:

Day Care Centre first silver circle draw will take place on Tue 1st July. The committee ask all promoters please have your cards back by 3pm Monday and thank you for your support.


Niall Mellon Fundraising Draw:

Niall Mellon volunteer Paul Mullins is holding a fundraising draw on the 5th July in O’Meara’s Portumna. First prize: €1000 and 5 runner-up prizes of €100 each. Tickets €10 each. A big thank you to all who supported this project last year. 087-9274246.


Portumna Tidy Towns:

The Tidy Towns Committee has been re-established in Portumna. We are up and running and full of enthusiasm. Let us all take pride in our community and work together to keep our town clean and tidy. Summer Meet Times for Litter Pick and Tidy Up as follows: The Square - Times: Wednesday Evening- 7.30pm & Saturday Evening- 6pm, The Playground/Amenity Area - Times: Saturday Morning- 9.45am.


Local Bus to Athlone:

On the first Friday of every month. Departs 4th July in Portumna Square at 10.30am and will stop on route. Departs Athlone at 4.30pm. Travel pass accepted. Return fare€5-u/18’s €3 and under 5’s free. To book Tel IRD: 090-9741867.


Pride of Place:

Portumna are through to the all Ireland final in the Galway County pride of place competition. Judging will take place on Thurs 3rd July at 10am. Representatives from all community groups are welcome to attend the presentation in the “Sign Out Youth Café. For more information contact Na Calai at 97- 41887.


Portumna Tennis Club:

You are invited to attend a meeting in the social club in the Retirement Village to discuss the future of the Portumna tennis club. For further information contact Mairead at 087-2909610.


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