Parish Billetin – 11th September 2016

Masses  During The  Week.

Mon, Tues & Thurs, Fri, 9.30am;

Wed, & Sat: 7.30pm; Sun:  11am.



Mary Conlon (nee Ryan),late of Ballycurrane, .    .  died in Birmingham;

Eoin Bresnan,Aherlow Court, Tipperary Town


Dermot Mulhall, Main St – Sat 10th, 7.30pm.

Pat Quish, Ballyhone – Sun 11th , 11.00am.

Deceased members I.C.A. – Wed 14th, 7.30pm;

Willie & Kitty Hennessy, Lisobyhane– Sat 17th   .       7.30pm

Bridget & Denis Ryan, Gurteen – Sun 18th,7.30       


Readers  For  Next  Week.

Sat 7.30pm:Philip Purcell;Sun 11am Rita Quish


Collectors – September.

Sat 7.30pm:  Michael O’Dwyer, Pauleen Bourke,

Dympna White, Mary Heffernan.

Sun 11am Tom Slattery, John Hennessy,Peig Quish.


Eucharist  Ministers for September

Sat 7.30  Patsy Hennessy;Sun 11Bridget  Heffernan.

Adoration : Wednesday, 4.00 – 7.30pm


Monday 12th – St. Ailbe, patron of Cashel & Emly.


Tuesday 13thSt. John Chrysostom, 347-407; bishop of Constantinople;`Golden-mouthed preacher


Wednesday 14th  – Exaltation of the Holy Cross.


Thursday 15th – Our Lady of Sorrows.



St. Ailbe’s Walk of Mercy


Reminder: Assembly Points – Carrolls Cross & Callanans Cross.  1.Km Walk begins at 3.00pm.

Church car park: ceremony honouring St. Ailbe and asking his prayer for us.

Parish Church : Holy Year Festival of Mercy.


Garda  Notice

All traffic will be diverted away from the village, 1.30pm – 6.00pm.  Car parks at Carrolls Cross & at Callanans Cross.


Roadways, Main Street & church car park to be kept free of all vehicles, 1.30 – 6.00pm. Residents are requested to comply.

(Please pass on word to neighbours).


Parish  Details.

Fr. Bernie Moloney,PP, 062-57111; 087-6366656.

Fr Seamus Rochford,AP, 062-57103


Emly GAA 3G Fun Challenge

Emly 3G Fun Challenge in aid of Parish Christmas Party,  ‘GET ACTIVE,  GET FIT,  GIVE BACK’. 10-week weight challenge commencing 26th Sept  at Emly GAA Field .Registration 6.30pm. Teams of four (2 men & two women of your choice). Names by 19th Sept. Contact Mary McGrath, 087-2578992  or Annemarie Durcan 087-3241979. Teams meet tw nights a-week, Mon & Thurs at the field from  6.30p €2 each eve. Weigh-in every week (strictly private) Team weight loss only revealed. Best team – prizes.

Emly Ladies Club

There will be a Mass on Wednesday 14th , 7.30pm in memory of the deceased members of Emly I.C.A., followed by a meeting of  Emly Ladies Club in Byrne’s Tavern.   New members are most welcome.


Emly Bord na nÓg

West U16 B Hurling Semi Final Emly/Treacys 4-17 Eire Og Annacrthy 0-12.

Emly GAA Club

Junior A Hurlers lost the West Final to Clonoulty-Rossmore;  3-18 to 1-08.  Hurling Wall  Official Oplening on Sunday 25th  Sept.  1:15pm – U 8 & 10 Hurling Matches; 2.00pm – 2:50pm – Hurling Wall Exhibition. : Offical Opening.  Competitions, Side Shows. 3.15 Officail Opening of Walkway. . Barbecue & Refreshments served .All are invited.


Emly Historical Society

1916 centenary celebrations: a day-trip to Dublin on Sat 1st October. To include visits to:

         Collins Barracks/ National Museum

         Arbour Hill cemetery

         GPO.      Glasnevin Cemetery.

7.30am – 10.00pm. €60. {€20 deposit b4 15 Sept to Ailbe Ryan, Noel McGrath or Jonas Callanan}. Evening meal included.


Bus will leave Church car park at 7.30 sharp and expected time of arrival back in Emly is 10.00 pm . Places are limited to 40 and price per head is €60. Price includes a 4 course evening meal on way home in The Heritage Hotel Portlaoise. It’s a very full programme and we will be advising those travelling to bring snack/ drinks for bus. Booking deposit of €20 must be paid to Ailbe Ryan, Noel McGrath, or Jonas Callanan (shop) before Sat 15th Sept.