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W/E 23/09/2018

posted Sep 22, 2018, 5:14 AM by John O'Sullivan

Priest on call in Imeall Boirne this week is:-

Fr. Pat O’Neill, 065 6827799/086 2612124: 

Priests Contact Numbers: 

Fr Damien Nolan, Tel: 065 6837178/086 8396636. 

Weekday Masses:         Ruan:      Monday & Thursday at 9:30 am.     Dysart:     Wednesday at 9:30am

Masses this Weekend 
Ruan : Saturday 8th September 8:00pm- Rita Crowe,  Months Mind

Masses next Weekend
Ruan : Saturday 15th September 8:00pm Mass of Anniversaries:- Patricia O’Halloran,  Joe O’Brien,  Phil Brohan

Eucharistic Adoration:       Ruan:   Wednesdays - Hourly from 3pm to 7pm

                                                        Dysart:  Thursdays - Hourly from 10am to 1pm

Weekly Collections: PDF: €553.00
Thank you all for your kind contributions

Readers & Ministers of the Eucharist  for Ruan

Reader this week:- Emer O Halloran                        Euch Minister this week:- Rachel O Loughlin

Reader next week:- Liam Jones                                  Euch Minister next week:- Teresa Cullinan

Imeall Boirne Mass Schedule 
Saturday Evenings :- Boston 6:30 pm,  Ruan 8:00 pm, 
Sunday Mornings:- Crusheen 9:30 am,  Kilnaboy 9:30 am (1st & 3rd),  Rath 9:30 am (2nd & 4th),  Corofin11:00 am

On the First Sunday of every Month the Masses change venue as follows:-
Saturday Evenings:- Tubber 6:30 pm,  Dysart 8:00 pm
Sunday Mornings:- Ballinruan 9:30 am

No changes to Corofin,  Kilnaboy or Rath


Imeall Boirne Mass of Anniversaries Schedule
1st Saturday of the Month:-  Tubber 6:30pm,  Dysart 8:00pm
1st Sunday of the Month:-     Ballinruan 9:30am,  Kilnaboy 9:30am
2nd Sunday of the Month:-   Rath 9:30am
3rd Saturday of the Month:- Boston 6:30pm,  Ruan 8:00pm
3rd Sunday of the Month:-    Crusheen 9:30am,  Corofin11:00am


Please Note: All Mass of Anniversaries must be booked with Anne in the Imeall Boirne Office on 065-6890865
or e-mail:

Ruan Community Childcare:  For all enrolments and enquiries please contact Gai Hardy on 086 8839132. 

The A.G.M. will take place on Tuesday 3rd October in Ruan Community Centre at 8:00pm. All Welcome!

Lourdes Pilgrimage:  Due to great demand for the Autumn pilgrimage a second aircraft has been secured for the Autumn Pilgrimage on Sunday 7th October returning Friday 12th October; €679pps with €10 discount for online booking to

Baptisms in the Imeall Boirne Parishes: 

All Baptisms take place each Sunday of the Month at 12:30pm rotating between all nine churches.

September:  Ruan 9th,  Rath 16th,  Tubber 23rd

People intending to have children baptised must complete the baptismal preparation course before each child is baptised. All forms for the above are
available from Anne at the Imeall Boirne Office. Phone No: 065 6890865. Email:

Ruan/Dysart Community First Responder (CFR) Group
Following on from our initial meeting in July it was decided to plan a follow on meeting on Monday 3rd September in Ruan Hall 7:30pm. All welcome.

English Grinds : English Junior and Leaving Certificate grinds are available at both higher and ordinary level. For more information please call 0857881574.

Over 55's Exercise Classes  Classes resume next week as follows:
Tuesday 4th Tubber 10.00 am,  Wednesday 5th Crusheen 12 noon,  Wednesday 5th Ruan 1.15 pm,  Wednesday 5th Corofin 2.30 pm
All classes €5.00 pay as you go. Any queries contact John Conroy - 0876666927

Annual National Grandparents PilgrimageSeptember 9th 2018, Knock Shrine. Everybody welcome to honour and thank Grandparents alive
and dead for all they have done for us down through the ages. Chief Celebrant Archbishop Jude Thaddeus Okolo, Apostolic Nuncio - Combined Choirs of Knock Parish - The Tuttle Family - Dana sings 'Our Lady of Knock'. Anointing of the sick at 2:30pm 
Mass and Rosary at 3:00pm

Toonagh Crafts
Toonagh Crafts are returning after the summer break on Wednesday 12th September in Toonagh hall at 11:00am. We look forward to welcoming back old friends and making new ones. We have knitting, crochet, loads of different crafts with afternoon tea and all for only €2.00 per person. 
Contact Pamela Vaughan on 087 6224698

Family Fun Bingo: in aid of Ruan Hurling Club will be held in Toonagh Hall on Friday 5th of October 2018. 
Admission €10.00 Children €5.00 Great night for all the family. Lots of prizes to be won. Starting at 7:30pm. Tickets now on Sale

Ruan Camogie
A great year for the Ruan u14 Camogie team saw them reach and draw the county u14 A championship final. Unfortunately the replay did not go their way, however a wonderful achievement by a fantastic group of girls, doing our parish proud.
Best wishes and Good Luck to the 4 girls from the Ruan Camogie Club (Aoife Anderson, Kate Forde, Sinead Hastings and Emily Whelan) who will be representing us proudly when they line-out for Clare in Dublin, at the inter-county all Ireland u14 Camogie Blitz this weekend.