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W/E 23/11/2014

posted Nov 21, 2014, 5:26 AM by John O'Sullivan

Dysart:        Saturday 22nd November at 6.30 pm

                    Months Mind Mass for Seán Moroney

Ruan:          Thursday 4th December at 8.00 pm

                    First Anniversary Mass for Nancy O’Shea

Ruan:          Saturday 6th December at 5 00 pm

                    First Anniversary Mass for Nora Guthrie

Ruan:          Sunday 7th December at 10.00 am

                    Michael Considine         Mary Considine     Joe Meaney      Michael Kerin    John Cassidy     Eileen Cassidy                                 Michael Cassidy     Martin Cassidy     David Heywood      Jimmy Casey      May Casey

Dysart:        Tuesday 9th December at 8.00 pm

                    First Anniversary Mass for Geraldine Fitzgerald

Ruan:          Sunday 21st December at 10.00 am

                    Paul Howard


                                    Ruan:      Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday at 9.30 am

Dysart:    Thursday and Friday at 9.30 am

Weekly Collections    Thank you very much for your contributions.

PDF: €861.43      Baskets: €243.86       Candles:  €64.26      Mission Sunday:  €17.00

Priests Collection:  €135.00      Priests Benevolent Fund:  €5.00    November Offerings:  €245.00

Readers & Ministers of the Eucharist

Dysart     Saturday at 6.30 pm                           Ruan     Sunday at 10.00 am

Reader this week:        Maria Peoples                     Reader this week:         Aiden Lawton

Reader next week:      Monica Tierney                   Reader next week:        Anne Foley

Euch Min this week:     Flan Lyons                         Euch Min this week:     Teresa Cullinan

Euch Min next week:  Tommy Kelly                      Euch Min next week:    Carrie Droney

Parish Council Meeting on Monday night next 24th November in the Parochial House at 8:00 pm

Next Baptism Course:  Ruan on Saturday 13th December from 11:00 am to 12 Noon

Recent Baptism: We welcome into our Community Maeve Bridget Flanagan daughter of David and Eimear who was baptised recently.

Senior Citizens Christmas Party: The annual senior citizens Christmas party will be held at Morty Kelly’s on Sunday 7th December.  Dinner will be served at 2 p.m. followed by music and dancing.

Christmas Sale of Work – goods needed

A Christmas sale of work will be held in Ruan on Sunday 7th December after 10 am Mass to raise much needed funds for the Tidy Towns and graveyards maintenance.  On sale will be timber, turf, cakes, Christmas flower arrangements & decorations. 2nd hand designer clothes, books, bric a brac – something for everybody.  

Donations are needed of all of these items.  Contact Linda Hogan on 086 8748845 or Mary O’Donnell on 087 9776583

Thought for the Week:

"Time is the deposit each one has in the Bank of God,

and no one knows the balance".                    (R.W. Sockman)


Readers and Eucharistic Ministers: A sincere thanks to all our Readers and Ministers of the Eucharist.  New Lists for 2015 are being compiled and if you would like to be added to the list please give your name to either Mary O’Donnell 087 9776583 or Rosemary Foudy 0870610212 or to Fr Pat O’Neill - 086 2612124

News items for the "Ruan & Dysart Notes" in Clare Champion should be sent to  Rosemary @ 0870610212 or before 12 noon on the Monday before the Champion is issued.

Toonagh Hall & Sports Complex.

Now that the refurbishment and repair of Toonagh Hall & Sports Complex have been completed it is necessary to elect a committee to run the facility on an ongoing basis.

An A.G.M. will be held on Wed. 10th Dec. at 9 pm in the Hall and it is imperative that all individuals and groups who wish to use the Handball Alley, sports complex; hall and kitchen MUST attend, or send a representative, so that the facility can open for the use of the community.

Dromore Woods Walks Walks starting back in Dromore Woods every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, at 8.00 pm at the entrance to the Woods.  All levels welcome

Notice Fully qualified and experienced secondary school teacher available for all levels of grinds in both Junior and Leaving Certificate English. Grinds will be tailored to all individual’s needs. Comprehensive notes will be provided as well as homework, corrections and a detailed approach to answering exam questions. Group sessions available. I also teach one-one IT classes to all age groups-internet, Skype, photo uploading, Microsoft word etc. Contact 0857881574

A Family Fashion Show and Christmas Fair will be held at Treacy's West County Hotel on November 26th, in aid of Ennis Community College and Gaelcholáiste an Chláir. Top Clare models will feature fashions from local boutiques to include casual, designer, debs, suits, sports, bridal wear, communion and confirmation wear. Entertainment and spot prizes go leor. Over 30 stalls to view. 

Tickets €19 or €9 for students. Family tickets: €50 for 2 adults and 2 children. Available from the school: phone 065 6829432. Doors open at 6:45 pm. Come along and join in the family fun. Book early to avoid disappointment.

Sláinte an Chláir, Clare Cancer Support, Kilnamona, 2nd Christmas Fair, Old Ground Hotel, Ennis, Sat 29th Nov, 10-3 pm. Great family day. Santa, Bake sale, great value in jewellery, gifts, cards etc. Face painting and lots more. We thank you for your support.

Ruan Gaa:  

Notice of AGM: Please take note the annual general meeting of Ruan GAA club will take place at 4 pm on Sunday Dec 7th in Ruan Community Centre. Club members are invited to submit nominations for club officers and executive committee members to Runai Kevin O’Regan in advance.

Lotto Results:  W/E: 16/11/2014:  No’s drawn:  2, 14, 17, 21      No Jackpot Winner:

Five lucky dips: James O’Donoghue, Michelle O’Connor, Fr Pat O’Neill, Niamh Lyons and Gerry Kelly.                           Next week’s Jackpots:   €5,100    Team:  Christy O’Connor           Venue: Mortys