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Week Ending 21st April                                          www.ballylanders.com

SUNDAY 21st April 2024 – Fourth Sunday Of Easter

Anniversary:

Rita O’Gorman – Main Street.

Only One Weekend Mass In Ballylanders: 

Mass is on Sunday at 10.30am.  This is a permanent arrangement. 

Lotto Winner:

Congratulations to Mary Armstrong on winning the Lotto spot prize on Thursday April 11.

Minister Of The Eucharist ~ Sunday 28th April:

10.30am Sunday 28th – Millie Hanley.

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament:

Tuesdays 10.30am to 11.30am and 7pm to 8pm. 

The Pope’s Monthly Intention For April:

FOR THE ROLE OF WOMEN.  We pray that the dignity and immense value of women be recognised in every culture, and for the end of discrimination that they experience in different parts of the world.

Church Collections:

Please make cheques out to BALLYLANDERS CHURCH ACCOUNT.  Many thanks.

Weekend Mass Time Church Of Assumption Of Blessed Virgin Mary, Ballylanders:

Sunday Mass at 10.30am.  Please note the change in Mass Time.  NO Mass Saturday evening, only on a Sunday morning at 10.30am. 

Online Donations To The Parish:

The Diocese of Cashel and Emly has set up an Online Donation facility.  To use it go to the diocesan website www.cashel-Emly.ie and follow the prompts.

One Day Conference Exploring Options for Primary and Secondary Education – 28th April 2024:

 Registration is online at https://materdeieducation.ie/.

AnamCara’s upcoming Bereavement Information and Support Evening for Parents that is taking place on Thursday 2nd May 2024 in Milford Care Centre

Bereavement Information and Support Evening Venue: Milford Care centre, Castretroy, Limerick Date: Thursday 2nd May 2024 Time: 7.00pm – 9.00pm (Registration from 6:45pm) Anam Cara and the Milford Care Centre, Limerick are coming together to host a face-to-face Bereavement Information and Support Evening. This evening gives parents an opportunity to hear an experienced bereavement professional talk about the many challenges and milestones parents face into on their journey through grief after the death of a son or daughter. Parents will also be able to find out information about Anam Cara and our online supports for parents in Limerick. Please note this evening is open to all bereaved parents, regardless of the age of their child or the circumstances of their death. If you are a bereaved parent and would like to attend this free event please register via this link: Bereavement Information Evening or contact us on info@anamcara.ie or 085 288 8888 Details about Thursday 2nd May About the Guest Speaker – Cora O Brien Cora is a fully qualified counsellor and psychotherapist who spent many years setting up Pieta House in Kerry and ran the service for three years. Since moving on Cora is now the dedicating her time to running her own service in Kerry and is supporting bereaved parents as the Anam Cara facilitator in Kerry. Cora’s talk will cover the following: • The complex issues grieving parents must face when they have experienced the death of their child, highlighting what is normal in this process. • It will highlight the milestones parents face on the journey through grief and the small supports that can make the journey a little easier. • Various types of loss whether expected or sudden will also be discussed to understand their impact on grieving parents, their families and the deceased child’s siblings. This event will take place in the welcoming and comfortable Milford Care Centre, Castletroy, Limerick. Anam Cara also provides a range of resources for bereaved parents which include: ➢ Anam Cara Information Pack/Videos and Podcasts featuring parents connected to Anam Cara ➢ Anam Cara ‘Conversations in Grief’ 2 series of podcasts by parents to help recently bereaved parents can be accessed from our website www.anamcara.ie If you have any questions, please contact us on 085 2888 888 or email info@anamcara.ie

National Pilgrimage for Life:

The first National Pilgrimage for Life, organised by the Council for Life of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference, will be celebrated on Saturday 4th May in Knock Shrine with Mass at 3.00pm in the Basilica. Anointing of the Sick will take place during Mass. Main celebrant and homilist will be Archbishop Francis Duffy.  We invite you to join us in Knock to celebrate the gift of life and to pray for the protection of all human life.

Pilgrimage to Knock:

Escorted Tour to Westport, Knock & Co Mayo, 12th May 2024.  €849.00 pps.  Price includes return Bus / Train, 5 nights’ in 4* Castlecourt Hotel, Westport with Dinner, Bed & Breakfast. Lunch on three days.  All entertainment, excursions and transport included.  Visit Knock, Galway City, Kylemore Abbey, Croagh Patrick, Ballintubber Abbey & Ashford Castle.  Single supplement on Enquiry.  Contact 094 900 6426 or 087 1890236 or email knockpilgrimages@gmail.com

Web:   www.knockpilgrimages.com

Medjugorje May 29th (7 nights) From Cork Airport:

€879.00 pps.  €50 discount if deposit paid by 15th January.  Contact Sean O’Shaughnessy 086 2959380

Preparation for Marriage Courses 2024:

  PREPARATION FOR MARRIAGE COURSES  
  Catholic Preparation for Marriage Courses 2024   Preparing for Marriage? Weekend residential courses available. 26-28 April and 20-22 September 2024. Details: www.grasta.org or at info@grasta.org   _________________________    Grásta​ is a voluntary group of Married Couples based in Ireland, who for over 25 years have been facilitating Pre-Marriage Courses for couples getting married in the Catholic Church (formerly based in Esker Monastery, Athenry, until its recent closure). 

​We also organise courses for Married Couples and Families.

We work in partnership with other lay people, clergy and the team at the beautiful De La Salle Pastoral Centre in Co. Laois to offer enriching residential courses in a peaceful and welcoming environment. Our Grásta Preparation for Marriage Courses consist of a residential weekend course, away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, for couples to focus on their relationship and what is important for them as a couple planning their married life together. The courses are run with the approval of Bishop Niall Coll and the Diocese of Ossory.   We appreciate your support. The Grásta Team   Cúrsaí Réamhphósta 2024.pdf Download File   Pre-Marriage 2024.pdf Download File

Free Training for Volunteers: Community Mental Health Peer-Support:

In a drive to promote Peer-Support as a vital link in mental health awareness and suicide prevention, Cycle Against Suicide offers its training in Mental Health Peer-Support Programme free of charge to any community volunteer. 

Breaking down the stigma associated with mental health discussions, our training in Mental Health Peer-Support for Clubs and Communities creates a compassionate network within a club and a community. Trained peer-supporters are attuned to subtle shifts in their community’s well-being. This heightened awareness fosters a culture of genuine care and concern.

Each club or community association should have a volunteer peer-supporter on-hand who is trained in peer-support with Cycle Against Suicide. Please could you communicate the new dates for our training in Mental Health Peer-Support to all volunteers in your network. 

No funding is necessary to do our training. It is offered free to all community volunteers. 

Our next scheduled dates:

Course:     Cycle Against Suicide’s free* Community Mental Health Peer   

                     Support Training

Delivery:    Online via Zoom from 7-10pm on 4 evenings over 2 weeks 

Dates:  

Option 1: May: Mon 13th, Wed 15th & Mon 20th, Wed 22nd – Spaces available 

Option 2: June: Mon 10th, Wed 12th & Mon 17th, Wed 19th – Open now 

Option 3: September: Mon 23rd, Wed 25th & Mon 30th, Wed 2nd Oct – Open now 

To register: www.cycleagainstsuicide.com/register-to-become-community-buddy/

or email: training@cycleagainstsuicide.com 

*Training is free to over-18s, non-healthcare professionals who volunteer in a community club and association.

All Ireland Rosary Rally:

All Ireland Rosary Rally – Knock – June 1st

The All Ireland Rosary Rally is back this year on Saturday, June 1st in Knock.  The day begins with a Marian Conference at 9.30am in St John’s Centre.  Speakers include: Fr Michael Donnelly, Sr Ana Margarita Lanzas SCTJM, and Fr Joseph Maria Deane CFR.  Then there will be an opportunity to meet over 20 apostolates from around Ireland from 11.30am in St John’s Centre.  A well-renowned speaker from Miami called Mother Adela Galindo will deliver the keynote Rosary talk at 1pm in the Basilica.  Then there will be the Stations of the Cross outside at  2pm, followed by the Rosary Procession.  Bishop Phonsie Cullinan will be the Main Celebrant of the 3pm Concelebrated Mass which will include Anointing of the Sick.  Confessions are available throughout the day, and there will be rosary and scapular-making workshops in the marquee.  For more information and to see a list of buses going from around Ireland please visit www.AllIrelandRosaryRally.com

RADIO MARIA IRELAND:

RADIO MARIA IRELAND is an Irish-run Catholic Talk-Radio Station. Prayer, Catechesis, Uplifting music, Talks, Interviews and Testimonies – all commercial free – Listen via TV on Saorview – Channel 210 and Freeview – Channel 826; Download our FREE APP – “RADIO MARIA IRELAND”, streaming on www.radiomaria.ie.  Please join our growing faith family!

Ballylanders Newsletter:

Please note that the Ballylanders Newsletter is available every Thursday afternoon online at www.ballylanders.com   A new Newsletter will be added there every Thursday.  The Newsletter will be left online at www.ballylanders.com  for 2 weeks where after that date it will be removed from screen and will be available to download if so wished.  The Newsletter is also available on The Ballylanders Community Facebook Page and The Ballylanders Church Facebook Page.  Send your emails to coshleanewsletter@gmail.com.  By Tuesday or Wednesday.   All information to be in by 4.00pm on Wednesday, of the week it goes online please.

T.O. Park Event:

T.0. Rambling House this Tuesday April 23.  From 7.30pm onward.

Galbally National School Parents Association ~ Thank You:

Galbally National School Parents Association would like to say a big thank you to everyone that gave their time to and supported our fundraising breakfast which was a great success.  A special thank you to our sponsors Sean Fitzgerald Butchers, Hodgins Sausages, Willie Barry Butchers, Daybreak Cummins, M and R Cakes, Molly’s Restaurant, Mulvey’s Coffee Shop and Firgrove Hotel.  All funds raised will go towards extra-curricular activities in the school. 

Congratulations:

Heartiest congratulations to the following School Children who represented their local national schools in the Munster Football Primary Games in Supervalu Páirc U Chaoimh, recently, Aoibhinn Fox Ballylanders NS, Aoife Noonan Kilbehenny NS, Justin Daly Knockainey NS and Conall Ryan Anglesboro NS.  A great honour for their Schools, Clubs, Parishes and Families.  Well done to all involved.

The Game of 45:

Fancy a game of 45.  The game of 45 takes place in the following places each week at 8.30pm.  Ballinvreena on Monday nights, Knockcarron on Tuesdays, Ballylanders on Wednesdays and Galbally Community Council have started up cards 45 and Poker on Sunday nights, 45 begins at 8.15pm in the Community Centre Hall and Poker begins at 8pm.  So your support is very much appreciated for all those card games.

Date For Your Diary:

Glenbrohane Community Association will host the Darkness into Light Walk on Saturday morning May 11 in Glenbrohane.  Meeting at the Hall at 4am.  Registration online at Pieta House on www.darknessintolight.ie

Hospital Community Council:

Hip Hop Classes commence in Hospital Hall on Friday April 19, 5.30pm to 6.30pm. All Primary school children welcome.

Launch Of The First Glen Of Aherlow Pilgrims Path And Holistic Walk

The inaugural launch of the first Glen of Aherlow Pilgrims Path and Holistic Walk will take place on Saturday 4th of May, next.  Participants will be bussed from the Church car park in Galbally to the starting point at Rock an Tarabh Aherlow.  This is a 12k moderate walk with an option of doing 9k.  More details of registration will be posted on www.hillwalkingradioclub.com and www.aherlow.com

John the Baptist Community School Walk Of Hope:

John the Baptist Community School will host a walk of Hope in association with Darkness into Light and Pieta House on Saturday morning May 11 at 4.15am.  Donation Bucket on the morning followed by a Cuppa.  All welcome to take part in this worthwhile event.

Grow Mental Health:

Grow Mental Health- Friendly Community based groups for anyone experiencing mental health issue through 12 Step Program of connection, hope, identity by empowering people to nurture their positive wellbeing by supporting personal growth through education, peer support and self-teaching.  Contact Celia 086-1526966 / Danielle 086-1588626/Www.grow.ie

Upcoming at St. John’s Church, Knockainey, Co Limerick:

ST. JOHN’S CHURCH KNOCKAINEY 

Knockainey Historical & Conservation Society are delighted to host Songbird with Eve Stafford.  Songbird is a 90 minute classical crossover concert featuring soprano soloist, Eve Stafford, pianist, Fiona Linnane and violinist Anna Jane Ryan.  This concert showcases the vocal versatility of the Limerick songstress bringing you on a journey of music and song of Irish music throughout the ages, opera and wedding classics and beloved movie and musical favourites.  Not to mention a dazzling display of style and personal stories that make a magical concert with Eve’s own personal touch.  Come join us in the intimate setting of St. John’s Church, Knockainey, Co Limerick V35HA89 on Sunday evening May 12, at 7.30pm.  Tickets €22.50 now on sale at www.evestafford.ie or contact Angela 087 1277468.

Mass Times In The Knocklong / Glenbrohane Parish:

Knocklong Saint Joseph’s Church, Saturday evening at 6.15pm, Sunday Morning in Glenbrohane Saint Patrick’s Church at 9.30am.

Grinds in Maths, Irish, Physics, French and Chemistry:

Grinds in Maths, Irish, Physics, French and Chemistry available in your own home.  One on one tuition in exam preparation for Leaving Certificate students.  Reasonable rates and excellent results. Phone 087-9810830.

45 Card Game:

45 in your local area.  Ballinvreena 45 takes place on a Monday night at 8.30pm, you can head to Knockcarron on a Tuesday night at 8.30pm and the Day Care Centre in Ballylanders is the venue for their cards on a Wednesday night at 8.30pm, and Galbally in the Canon Hennessy Community Centre on Sunday at 8.15pm.

OUR LADY DAY CARE CENTRE:

Our Lady Day Care Centre is open for business as usual.

Ballylanders Parent And Toddler Group:

The Parent and Toddler Group is now open.

All Groups run from 10am to 12 Noon.

Ballylanders Our Lady Day Care Centre Tuesday 10am to 12 Noon

Lough Gur The Honey Fitz Theatre Tuesday 10am to 12 Noon

Hosptial Family Resource Centre Wednesday 10am to 12 Noon

Caherconlish Millennium Centre Thursday 10am to 12 Noon

Kilmallock Pastoral Centre Friday 10am to 12 Noon.

Groups are facilitated by Hospital Family Resource Centre Parent Support Workers.  The groups cater for all children under 5 years of age, their parents, grandparents and carers.  All the groups provide an opportunity for the children to grow, develop and have fun in a safe stimulating environment while the adults receive individual and group support.  Children and adults participate in child centre activities in a supportive, encouraging and fun way.  A contribution of €3 per family is collected each week.  Please contact Parent Support Workers Michelle and Phil on 061 – 383884 or Michelle 086 – 8888105 and Phil (086 – 7359650) or drop in on the morning.

Ballylanders Parish Fundraiser Weekly Online Lotto Draw Result ~ Thursday April 11:

Numbers:                   3, 12, 23, 24.

Jackpot:                     €2,000 Not Won.

Lucky Dip:                 €25 winner Mary Armstrong

Next Jackpot:            €2,050

Next Draw:                Thursday April 18, at 8pm.

The money raised goes directly to Ballylanders Parish.  Please support our Lotto.  To join contact / go to www.ourfundraiser.ie/org/ballylanders  Thanking you for your support.

Ballylanders AFC Weekly Lotto Draw Results ~ Monday April 15:

Numbers:                       7, 20, 22, 36

Jackpot:                          Not Won.

Lucky Dip Winners:        1. Lar Hennerby C/o Prepaid,

                                       2. Sean & Alfie Noonan C/o Ciaran’s,

                                       3. Ann O’Dwyer C/o Post Office.

Next Jackpot:                 €18,800

Next Draw:                      Tuesday April 22 at 8pm.

Click this link to play online    https://bit.ly/3EuNpwU

Tickets are on sale in local outlets in the village and online, follow link to play online https://clubforce.com/search-clubs/?search-term=ballylanders+AFC  Lucky Dip prizes can be redeemed from point of purchase and online Lucky Dip winners can be collected from McDermotts.  Many thanks for your continued support of our local soccer club. 

Or scan QR code here

Knockadea National School Fortnightly ‘Share The Pot’ Draw Result – Saturday April 13:

Winner:                      Michael & Peg Cooney

Jackpot:                     €160

Next Draw:                Saturday April 27. 

Draw takes place every Fortnight at Hunters Rest, Mitchelstown.  Thanks for all your continued support.

Ballylanders GAA Club Fortnightly Lotto Draw Result ~ Tuesday April 16:

Numbers:                   1, 3, 8, 16.

Winner:                      No Jackpot winner, No Match 3 and No Match 2 winner.

                                    5 Lucky Dip winners of €20 each,

                                    1. Patrick McGrath,        2. Robert Kelly,

                                    3. William O’Dwyer,        4. Helen Browne (Online),                                          

                                    5. Nicola Dennehy (Online). 

Next Draw:                Tuesday April 30.

Venue:                       Clubhouse.

Next Jackpot:            €8,200

Tickets are available locally or online.   Lucky Dips can be collected at Ballylanders Post Office.  Thanks to you all for your continued support.  The results can also be viewed on Ballylanders GAA Social Media.

Ballylanders Ladies Football Club Fortnightly ‘Split the Pot’ Draw Result ~ Saturday April 6:

Winner:                     Isobel Hanley.

Jackpot:                    €223

Next Draw:                Saturday April 20.

Draw takes place every Fortnight on Saturdays at 10pm.  Thank you for your continued support.

Ballylanders 45 Card Game Weekly Results ~ Wednesday April 10:

1st Prize with 12 Games – Theresa Quinn & Tom O’Callaghan.

2nd Prize with 9 Games – Paddy Quinlan & Eileen Maunsell, Jeanie Hanley and Jim Fox, Francie Fitzgerald & Billy Bourke, Ann Cleary & Geraldine Noonan, Catherine Donovan & Mick Walshe..

Table Prizes – Paddy Quinlan & Eileen Manusell, Ann Cleary & Geraldine Noonan, Ger Leahy & Moss Hanley.

Raffle Prizes – Ger Leahy, Bridget Fitzgerald, Catherine Donovan, Lucy Cooke, Moss Hanley.

Many thanks for your support.  Cards every Wednesday night  in Ballylanders at 8.30pm.  Venue the Day Care Centre.  Also Galbally have started up Cards on a Sunday night in the Community Centre at 8.15pm. 

Parish Newsletter:

Send your emails to coshleanewsletter@gmail.com.  By Tuesday or Wednesday.   All information to be in by 4.00pm on Wednesday, of the week it goes online please.  You can now view our Newsletter online at www.ballylanders.com.  We can now add pictures to the online Newsletter please send in with your news, you can email us or drop it in and we will do the work for you.  To ensure that the Ballylanders Newsletter can keep running we would like to ask Readers New and Old if they would like to contribute to the running costs.  If this is something you would like to do please see below Account Details, we at Ballylanders Newsletter, would like to Thank You all in advance for your continued support in this, essential community project. 

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BALLYLANDERS NEWSLETTER

Week Ending 14th April                                          www.ballylanders.com

SUNDAY 14th April 2024 – Third Sunday Of Easter

Anniversaries:

Sheila Walsh – Main Street, Larry English, Bat Hegarty – Cullane, Liam O‘Rourke – Glenaholisha.

Only One Weekend Mass In Ballylanders: 

Mass is on Sunday at 10.30am.  This is a permanent arrangement. 

Daffodil Day Fundraiser:

Daffodil Day Fundraiser brought in €531 euro. 

Lenten Collection:

Many thanks for your generous contributions

Prayer:

Please take stock of daily prayer.  Can it be improved.  Can we try the prayer of silent listening.  We speak to God but God also wants to talk to us.  All good communication is two way. 

Lotto Winner:

Congratulations to Mary Daly on winning the Lotto spot prize on Thursday April 4.

Minister Of The Eucharist ~ Sunday 21st April:

10.30am Sunday 21st – Gerard Kelly.

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament:

Tuesdays 10.30am to 11.30am and 7pm to 8pm. 

The Pope’s Monthly Intention For April:

FOR THE ROLE OF WOMEN.  We pray that the dignity and immense value of women be recognised in every culture, and for the end of discrimination that they experience in different parts of the world.

Church Collections:

Please make cheques out to BALLYLANDERS CHURCH ACCOUNT.  Many thanks.

Weekend Mass Time Church Of Assumption Of Blessed Virgin Mary, Ballylanders:

Sunday Mass at 10.30am.  Please note the change in Mass Time.  NO Mass Saturday evening, only on a Sunday morning at 10.30am.  Started since Sunday April 7th.

Online Donations To The Parish:

The Diocese of Cashel and Emly has set up an Online Donation facility.  To use it go to the diocesan website www.cashel-Emly.ie and follow the prompts.

Tractor Run:

Is Sunday April 14th, it begins at 1pm.  It is in aid of the Noah Quish Fund.

2024 National Eucharstic Adoration Pilgrimage to Knock:

On Sunday 14th April, a bus will leave Cashel at 7am with a stop in Tipperary Town at 7.30am, Monard at 7.35am, Oola at 7.40am, Pallasgreen at 7.45 am and Boher at 7.50am.  The keynote address for the Pilgrimage will be given by Fr Brendan Walsh SAC and the Chief Celebrant at the 3pm Mass will be the Bishop of Meath, Most Rev. Thomas Deenihan.  There will be guided Adoration led by Fr. Patrick Cahill, HFM and Children of the Eucharist invites you to bring your children.  Ring Mary J. on 086 2112019 or Margaret on 087 0568216 to enquire or book a seat.

Pilgrimage to Knock:

Escorted Tour to Westport, Knock & Co Mayo, 12th May 2024.  €849.00 pps.  Price includes return Bus / Train, 5 nights’ in 4* Castlecourt Hotel, Westport with Dinner, Bed & Breakfast. Lunch on three days.  All entertainment, excursions and transport included.  Visit Knock, Galway City, Kylemore Abbey, Croagh Patrick, Ballintubber Abbey & Ashford Castle.  Single supplement on Enquiry.  Contact 094 900 6426 or 087 1890236 or email knockpilgrimages@gmail.com

Web:   www.knockpilgrimages.com

Medjugorje May 29th (7 nights) From Cork Airport:

€879.00 pps.  €50 discount if deposit paid by 15th January.  Contact Sean O’Shaughnessy 086 2959380

Preparation for Marriage Courses 2024:

  PREPARATION FOR MARRIAGE COURSES  
  Catholic Preparation for Marriage Courses 2024   Preparing for Marriage? Weekend residential courses available. 26-28 April and 20-22 September 2024. Details: www.grasta.org or at info@grasta.org   _________________________    Grásta​ is a voluntary group of Married Couples based in Ireland, who for over 25 years have been facilitating Pre-Marriage Courses for couples getting married in the Catholic Church (formerly based in Esker Monastery, Athenry, until its recent closure). 

​We also organise courses for Married Couples and Families.

We work in partnership with other lay people, clergy and the team at the beautiful De La Salle Pastoral Centre in Co. Laois to offer enriching residential courses in a peaceful and welcoming environment. Our Grásta Preparation for Marriage Courses consist of a residential weekend course, away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, for couples to focus on their relationship and what is important for them as a couple planning their married life together. The courses are run with the approval of Bishop Niall Coll and the Diocese of Ossory.   We appreciate your support. The Grásta Team   Cúrsaí Réamhphósta 2024.pdf Download File   Pre-Marriage 2024.pdf Download File

Mental Health Peer-Support Training with Cycle Against Suicide:

Our training in Mental Health Peer-Support creates a compassionate network within a club and a community.  Our training transcends traditional boundaries, breaking down the stigma associated with mental health discussions.  The benefits are profound and far-reaching.  Trained peer-supporters are attuned to subtle shifts in their community’s well-being.  This heightened awareness fosters a culture of genuine care and concern.

No funding is necessary to do our training.  We offer it free to all club, association and community volunteers in a drive to encourage people to take on this vital role for their own community, and help bring Peer-Support to the heart of communities as a critical part of mental health awareness and suicide prevention.

Course:     Cycle Against Suicide Mental Health Peer Support (Buddy) Training

Details:    www.cycleagainstsuicide.com/register-to-become-community-buddy/

Delivery:   Online via Zoom

Time:       7-10pm on 4 evenings over 2 weeks

Option 1:   Completed. 

Option 2:   April: Mon 15th, Wed 17th 

Option 3:   May: Mon 13th, Wed 15th & Mon 20th, Wed 22nd 

To Register:  training@cycleagainstsuicide.com 

or online at www.cycleagainstsuicide.com/register-to-become-community-buddy/

*free to volunteers in a community club or association or who are associated with any part of their community’s safety, health and wellbeing.

Please communicate this free Mental Health Peer-Support Training to all your members. 

The mental health of our communities is extremely important to us.  

“It’s OK not to feel OK, and it’s absolutely OK to ask for help.”

All Ireland Rosary Rally:

All Ireland Rosary Rally – Knock – June 1st

The All Ireland Rosary Rally is back this year on Saturday, June 1st in Knock.  The day begins with a Marian Conference at 9.30am in St John’s Centre.  Speakers include: Fr Michael Donnelly, Sr Ana Margarita Lanzas SCTJM, and Fr Joseph Maria Deane CFR.  Then there will be an opportunity to meet over 20 apostolates from around Ireland from 11.30am in St John’s Centre.  A well-renowned speaker from Miami called Mother Adela Galindo will deliver the keynote Rosary talk at 1pm in the Basilica.  Then there will be the Stations of the Cross outside at  2pm, followed by the Rosary Procession.  Bishop Phonsie Cullinan will be the Main Celebrant of the 3pm Concelebrated Mass which will include Anointing of the Sick.  Confessions are available throughout the day, and there will be rosary and scapular-making workshops in the marquee.  For more information and to see a list of buses going from around Ireland please visit www.AllIrelandRosaryRally.com

RADIO MARIA IRELAND:

RADIO MARIA IRELAND is an Irish-run Catholic Talk-Radio Station. Prayer, Catechesis, Uplifting music, Talks, Interviews and Testimonies – all commercial free – Listen via TV on Saorview – Channel 210 and Freeview – Channel 826; Download our FREE APP – “RADIO MARIA IRELAND”, streaming on www.radiomaria.ie.  Please join our growing faith family!

Ballylanders Newsletter:

Please note that the Ballylanders Newsletter is available every Thursday afternoon online at www.ballylanders.com   A new Newsletter will be added there every Thursday.  The Newsletter will be left online at www.ballylanders.com  for 2 weeks where after that date it will be removed from screen and will be available to download if so wished.  The Newsletter is also available on The Ballylanders Community Facebook Page and The Ballylanders Church Facebook Page.  Send your emails to coshleanewsletter@gmail.com.  By Tuesday or Wednesday.   All information to be in by 4.00pm on Wednesday, of the week it goes online please.

Daffodil Day ~ Thank You:

Thanks to everyone who attended the Daffodil Day on Monday April 8 held in the Day Care Centre in Ballylanders.  €531 was raised.  Thank you all very much.

Buttercup Childcare Open Day Friday 12th April 2024:

Buttercup Childcare, will be holding an open day in their service on Friday 12th April 2024 from 5.30-7.30pm.  Current and new families are welcome to attend, to experience the environment on offer for both preschool and after school children on a daily basis. 

Buttercup Childcare service provides a Breakfast Club from 7.45am to 8.45am before dropping the children to primary school.  From 8.45am to 1.45pm we provide 5-hour preschool service accommodating children aged from 2 years and 8 months old.  After school collections then begin from 1.40pm and 2.40pm providing supervised homework support followed by lots of fun and games with school age children for the evening up to 6.10pm daily. 

It is our hope to commence business as a full day care service in September 2024 providing up to 16 places for children from age 2.5 years from 8.30am to 5.30pm for 42 weeks a year.

Please do not hesitate to contact us by email at: ballypreschool@gmail.com if you would like any further information.

The Morning Star Vintage Club – Noah Quish Run:

  • We will be meeting in the GAA Grounds on Saturday April 13 at 6pm to prepare for the run on Sunday.  We would very much appreciate it if all the local clubs whom we have contacted in the last couple of weeks were represented as we will require help stewarding on the Sunday.   Anyone willing to help in any way is welcome to turn up on Saturday evening.  We are hoping to make this a community event so be sure to call and support this event as you are aware Noah has very complex medical needs.
  • The Noah Quish Road Run is taking place on Sunday April 14 from Ballylanders GAA Club House, registration from 11.30am starting at 1pm.   Tractors cars trucks bikes of all ages welcome €20 euro per vehicle.  Your support would be greatly appreciated.

Galbally National School Parents Association – Fundraising Breakfast Morning

Galbally National School Parents Association will host a fundraising breakfast morning on Sunday 14th April after 10.30am Mass in Galbally Community Centre.  All funds raised will go towards extra-curricular activities in the school.  For more information contact Aoife on 087 4571122.

Family Cookery:

Hospital Family Resource Centre Family Cookery will start on Monday 15th of April at Youth Reach Hospital on Monday evenings from 6.30p.m. to 8.30p.m. for five weeks.  This course is for parents / guardians and their children of primary school age.  Each week of the course participants will learn new cooking and baking skills from easy-to-follow recipes and have fun learning together as a family.  Course is Free and spaces are limited… if you would like more information or to book a place contact Martha at 087 2813341

Hospital Community Council:

Hip Hop Classes commence in Hospital Hall on Friday April 19, 5.30pm to 6.30pm. All Primary school children welcome.

Launch Of The First Glen Of Aherlow Pilgrims Path And Holistic Walk

The inaugural launch of the first Glen of Aherlow Pilgrims Path and Holistic Walk will take place on Saturday 4th of May, next.  Participants will be bussed from the Church car park in Galbally to the starting point at Rock an Tarabh Aherlow.  This is a 12k moderate walk with an option of doing 9k.  More details of registration will be posted on www.hillwalkingradioclub.com and www.aherlow.com

John the Baptist Community School Walk Of Hope:

John the Baptist Community School will host a walk of Hope in association with Darkness into Light and Pieta House on Saturday morning May 11 at 4.15am.  Donation Bucket on the morning followed by a Cuppa.  All welcome to take part in this worthwhile event.

Grow Mental Health:

Grow Mental Health- Friendly Community based groups for anyone experiencing mental health issue through 12 Step Program of connection, hope, identity by empowering people to nurture their positive wellbeing by supporting personal growth through education, peer support and self-teaching.  Contact Celia 086-1526966/ Danielle 086-1588626/Www.grow.ie

Mass Times In The Knocklong / Glenbrohane Parish:

Knocklong Saint Joseph’s Church, Saturday evening at 6.15pm, Sunday Morning in Glenbrohane Saint Patrick’s Church at 9.30am.

Grinds in Maths, Irish, Physics, French and Chemistry:

Grinds in Maths, Irish, Physics, French and Chemistry available in your own home.  One on one tuition in exam preparation for Leaving Certificate students.  Reasonable rates and excellent results. Phone 087-9810830.

45 Card Game:

45 in your local area.  Ballinvreena 45 takes place on a Monday night at 8.30pm, you can head to Knockcarron on a Tuesday night at 8.30pm and the Day Care Centre in Ballylanders is the venue for their cards on a Wednesday night at 8.30pm, and Galbally in the Canon Hennessy Community Centre on Sunday at 8.15pm.

OUR LADY DAY CARE CENTRE:

Our Lady Day Care Centre is open for business as usual.

Ballylanders Parent And Toddler Group:

The Parent and Toddler Group is now open.

All Groups run from 10am to 12 Noon.

Ballylanders Our Lady Day Care Centre Tuesday 10am to 12 Noon

Lough Gur The Honey Fitz Theatre Tuesday 10am to 12 Noon

Hosptial Family Resource Centre Wednesday 10am to 12 Noon

Caherconlish Millennium Centre Thursday 10am to 12 Noon

Kilmallock Pastoral Centre Friday 10am to 12 Noon.

Groups are facilitated by Hospital Family Resource Centre Parent Support Workers.  The groups cater for all children under 5 years of age, their parents, grandparents and carers.  All the groups provide an opportunity for the children to grow, develop and have fun in a safe stimulating environment while the adults receive individual and group support.  Children and adults participate in child centre activities in a supportive, encouraging and fun way.  A contribution of €3 per family is collected each week.  Please contact Parent Support Workers Michelle and Phil on 061 – 383884 or Michelle 086 – 8888105 and Phil (086 – 7359650) or drop in on the morning.

Ballylanders Parish Fundraiser Weekly Online Lotto Draw Result ~Thursday April 4:

Numbers:                   13, 15, 19, 24.

Jackpot:                     €1,975 Not Won.

Lucky Dip:                 €25 winner Mary Daly

Next Jackpot:            €2,000

Next Draw:                Thursday April 11, at 8pm.

The money raised goes directly to Ballylanders Parish. Please support our Lotto. To

join contact / go to www.ourfundraiser.ie/org/ballylanders Thanking you for your

support.

Ballylanders AFC Weekly Lotto Draw Results ~ Wednesday April 3:

Numbers:                       4, 8, 13, 14

Jackpot:                          Not Won.

Lucky Dip Winners:        1. Willie Sheehan C/o Gallahues,

                                       2. Danny O’Reilly C/o Online,

                                       3. Brian Moloney C/o Ciaran’s,

Ballylanders AFC Weekly Lotto Draw Results ~ Monday April 8:

Numbers:                      2, 19, 23, 27

Jackpot:                           Not Won.

Lucky Dip Winners:         1. Catherine Keane C/o Mace,

                                        2. Kay Moloney C/o Ciaran’s,

                                        3. Aiden Hennessy C/o Kingdom,

Next Jackpot:                 €18,700

Next Draw:                      Tuesday April 15 at 8pm.

Click this link to play online    https://bit.ly/3EuNpwU

Tickets are on sale in local outlets in the village and online, follow link to play online https://clubforce.com/search-clubs/?search-term=ballylanders+AFC  Lucky Dip prizes can be redeemed from point of purchase and online winner’s prizes will be in Ciaran’s for collection.  Many thanks for your continued support of our local soccer club. 

Or scan QR code here

Ballylanders Ladies Football Club Fortnightly ‘Split the Pot’ Draw Result ~ Saturday April 6:

Winner:                     Isobel Hanley.

Jackpot:                    €223

Next Draw:                Saturday April 20.

Draw takes place every Fortnight on Saturdays at 10pm.  Thank you for your continued support.

Ballylanders GAA Club Fortnightly Lotto Draw Result ~ Tuesday March 19:

Numbers:                   7, 10, 12, 24.

Winner:                      No Jackpot winner, No Match 3 and No Match 2 winner.

                                    5 Lucky Dip winners of €20 each,

1. Tara Ahern,               2. Niamh Martin,

                                    3. Tom Heffernan,         4. Claire O’Dwyer (Online),                                          

                                    5. Kay Hennessy (Online). 

Ballylanders GAA Club Fortnightly Lotto Draw Result ~ Tuesday April 2:

Numbers:                   12, 14, 21, 28.

Winner:                      No Jackpot winner, No Match 3 and No Match 2 winner.

                                    5 Lucky Dip winners of €20 each,

                                    1. Ciaran Lewis,            2. Breda Walsh (Online),

                                    3. Nora O’Donnell,        4. Dave Quane,                                          

                                    5. Jimmy & Peggy Ryan. 

Next Draw:                Tuesday April 16.

Venue:                       Clubhouse.

Next Jackpot:            €8,000

Tickets are available locally or online.   Lucky Dips can be collected at Ballylanders Post Office.  Thanks to you all for your continued support.  The results can also be viewed on Ballylanders GAA Social Media.

Knockadea National School Fortnightly ‘Share The Pot’ Draw Result – Saturday March 30:

Winner:                      Diarnuid Coffey

Jackpot:                     €180

Next Draw:                Saturday April 13. 

Draw takes place every Fortnight at Hunters Rest, Mitchelstown.  Thanks for all your continued support.

Ballylanders 45 Card Game Weekly Results ~ Wednesday April 3:

1st Prize with 12 Games – Paddy Lonergan & Bridget Fitzgerald.

2nd Prize with 9 Games – Francie Fitzgerald & Jim Fox, Donie and Joan Hannon.

Table Prizes – Ann Cleary & Geraldine Noonan, Mike Walsh & John Hennessy, Lucy Cooke and Ger O’Brien.

Raffle Prizes – Paddy Lonergan, Nellie Elliott, Seanie Hanley, Ger Leahy, Eileen Maunsell, Lucy Cooke.

Many thanks for your support.  Cards every Wednesday night at 8.30pm.  Venue the Day Care Centre Ballylanders. 

Parish Newsletter:

Send your emails to coshleanewsletter@gmail.com.  By Tuesday or Wednesday.   All information to be in by 4.00pm on Wednesday, of the week it goes online please.  You can now view our Newsletter online at www.ballylanders.com.  We can now add pictures to the online Newsletter please send in with your news, you can email us or drop it in and we will do the work for you.  To ensure that the Ballylanders Newsletter can keep running we would like to ask Readers New and Old if they would like to contribute to the running costs.  If this is something you would like to do please see below Account Details, we at Ballylanders Newsletter, would like to Thank You all in advance for your continued support in this, essential community project. 

Account Number:                             65027815

B.I.C.:                                                 MIEUIE21
Sort Code:                                         99-10-62
BAN:                                                   IE82MIEU99106265027815

Missing Dogs:

Missing believed stolen from the Marsh, Emly on Saturday February 12th 2022 at approximately 2pm.  Mitsy, a Black Scottish Terrier, Female, Spayed  aged 3 years.  Thought Microchipped but no record of it.  Galtee, a Golden Retriever, Male age 6 months, Microchipped    Any Information or Sightings please contact mobile:  Mary 087 – 644 9767 Or Noel 087 – 7736348.  Any information would be greatly appreciated.

Mitsy a Black Scottish Terrier, Female aged 3 years.

Galtee, a Golden Retriever, Male age 6 months.

Mitsy and Galtee – Please Help Us Get Home Safely.

Ballylanders.com website is proudly sponsored by Galtee Grinds

This is an online lotto which will greatly assist with supplementing our parish income which has been so badly affected by Covid 19. All money raised will go directly to the upkeep of the church now and into the future and your support is greatly appreciated.

Anyone interested in joining will be able to sign up online. The weekly option of €2 per line will allow everybody to support us but if you can contribute 3 lines for €5 it would be much appreciated. 

To sign up you will need to go to the website www.ourfundraiser.ie/org/ballylanders

Everyone has a chance of winning and it could be you. Please invite your friends, neighbour’s and family to take part. And keep an eye on the Ballylanders Church Facebook page, our parish newsletter and website for updates on the lotto.