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W/E 23/10/2011

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RUAN:                    Saturday, 29th October at 6:00pm:  Brigid O'Brien - Month's Mind



RUAN                     Sunday 6th November at 11.15am

                                Tom Vaughan                     Anne O Donnell

                                John O Donnell   Jim O Donnell

Dysart                    Sunday 13th November at 9.45 am:  Ann Hassett

Ruan                     Sunday 20th November at 11.15am

                                Theresa Moloney               Jimmy Casey

                                Frank Brohan                       May Casey

Ruan                      Saturday 19th November at 12.00noon

                                Fr. Tom Burke - 1st Anniversary Mass

Recent death: 

The death has taken place of John Tiernan, Doughmackeon, Luisburg, Co Mayo, father of Jim Tiernan, Ballygriffey



RUAN:              Mon  -  9:00am                        Wed- Sat  9.30am

DYSART:           Thurs - Fri  -  9:30am


PDF - €611.30                      Baskets - €97.68        Candles - €29.02        

Priests Coll - €70.00            Ben. Fund - €50.00            

Thank you very much for your contributions



Age categories:- U6, U8, U10, U12 & U14 on 31st july, 2011. A special category will also be included. This year’s competition can take the form of a poster or a poem.  1st & 2nd from each age group, from each category in your area to go forward for county adjudication.  Exhibition and presentations at Ennis Urban Council Offices, Waterpark House, Drumbiggle, Ennis on Friday, December 2nd @ 8pm.  Entries should be sent to Moira O’Loughlin or Bernadette Kelly by October 28th, 2011

TALK IN RUAN COMMUNITY CENTRE:   Thursday 3rd November @ 8pm, Speaker Megan McKenna.  She will speak on the Scriptures & in particular the Gospels of St Mary’s.  The Gospels Reading for next year are from St Mark.   All are Welcome.

HALLOWEEN DISCO: Annual Halloween Disco in Ruan Community Centre on Fri 28th Oct from 7-9.  All primary school children in the parish are invited to attend & must be accompanied by an adult.  Fancy dress optional.  €4 per child/€10 per family. 

EUCHARISTIC BELL:  The Eucharistic bell comes to our Parish this Sunday evening at 7pm.  The Bell comes with Four Icons. 1st Icon – Catherine as Eucharist, the bell calls us to Eucharist.  2nd Icon – Word of God – Teaching Christ. 3rd Icon – Feeding Elijah & Raven.  4th Icon – Sending out.  We have a prayer service & exposition of the Blessed Sacrament till 9 pm.  There will also be an opportunity for Confession

MEDITATION & GENTLE MOVEMENT IN BURREN:  Life Balance Centre Corofin – Tuesday 25th October – 7.30pm.   Tel: 065 - 6827749

CLARE FM 50c APPEAL:  In aid of Clarecare, Clare Haven, Cahercalla Hospice & SVP. Breakfast Show – 40 hours for 4 Charities in Maddens Furniture on Wednesday 26th October – All support greatly appreciated.

FASHION EVENING WITH WINE RECEPTION:  West County.  Thursday 27th October in aid of Sr Ethel Normoyle's Missionvale.  Tickets €20 from Annette’s Clarecastle, West County, and Ennis Chamber of Commerce.

HUSBANDS & WIVES:  Give a special gift of a marriage enrichment weekend away in in Killarney 11th – 13th November.  www.marriageencounter.ie   Tel: 064 44319

LIAM LAWTON PERFORMING:  St Josephs Church, O Connell Ave, Limerick – Wed – Dec 14th Tickets €20  Tel. 061- 313401 / 087- 2348226 / 0851740599.


SIX WEEK COURSE:  The Bible as a guide for life-liturgy.  Fr Martin McNamara M.S.C. – Scoil Mhuire Ennistymon.  Monday nights – Oct 24th, Nov 14th, 28th Dec 5th, Dec 19th – FEE €20.

Drama:   Ruan Drama group will shortly begin rehearsing for a three act play “Say Cheese” a comedy by Bernard Farrell.  There is a cast of 12 as there are still a number of parts to be filled.  Anyone interested in taking part, either on stage or backstage may contact Gerry Heagney or any member of the Drama Group.

ART & CRAFT CLASSES:   Toonagh Hall beginning Wednesday Nov. 9th for children Two classes 3.30 pm – 5pm / 6.30pm – 8pm.  Contact Collette Dinan 086 222 9275.


SEMI-FINAL -v- WHITEGATE on this Sunday at 10am in Gruteen pitch.  Please Support.

RUAN CAMOGIE AGM: on Tuesday 8th November at 8pm in Ruan Community Hall, due to large numbers of underages, help would be greatly appreciated.  Please Support.


LOTTO RESULTS:  Nos. drawn 3, 8, 18, 25.  No jackpot winner.  

Five lucky dips:  Martin & John Box, Ann Griffin, Patsy Casey, Sandra & John Punch, Josh Marrinan.  

Next week's jackpot: €4,200.  Next Week's Venue:  Dalcassian.  Team:  Christy O'Connor.

Best of luck to Intermediate team in County Final on Sunday in Cusack Park