Archive for October 2015

Newsletter Sunday 11th October

Fr. Pierre Pepper 057 9151338

Fr. Michael Scanlon 090 6457122 or 086 8091335

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Doctor on Duty: Midoc 1850 302 702 Banagher Health Centre 9151247

HoHo & Readings: 28th Sunday of the Church Year

Banagher St. Vincent de Paul contact no. 086 1000465.

Adoration: Adoration continues Wed. 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Concludes with Benediction at 8.30 p.m. Why not give a few minutes to God this Wed. All welcome.

Confessions: Sat. evening from 6.30 p.m. to Mass Time.




An optimist is a person who sees a green light everywhere, while the pessimist sees only the red spotlight… The truly wise person is colour-blind.

Month’s Memory

Patty Hayes, Main Street.

Veronica Healy, Main Street. (Month’s Memory)

Kieran Langtry, Main Street.

Jesus Said, “I am the Resurrection and the Life”.

Please pray for the repose of the soul of John Bermingham, Dublin & Garbally, brother of Ned Bermingham. May he rest in peace.

Offertory Collection: Last Sunday €1,151.

Restoration Collection: €620 (Target €700) Collectors: Team B

Readers of the Word: Oct. 7 p.m. Sheila Flynn & Terry Keenaghan

8.30 a.m. Ger Woods & Conor O’Sullivan 11.30 Mark Kenny & Muireann W. McGlynn

Eucharistic Ministers: Oct. 7 p.m. Ann Gallagher & Kieran Horan

8.30 a.m. Carmel O’Sullivan 11.30 a.m. Fergal McMahon & Hilary Kelly

Morning Prayer 6.30 a.m. Not to pray for ourselves, but to pray for our Parish. A time to thank God. An act of faith. “Stay here and keep watch with me.”

Dates For Your Diary

Friday Nov. 13th Commemoration of the Dead at 7.30 p.m. in St. Rynagh’s Church.

Sunday Nov. 15th Blessing of Graves. Church Street 12.30 p.m.

Banagher 1 p.m. All Saints 2 p.m.

This Sunday 11th Oct. Blessing of Animals at 1.30 p.m. in the Church Grounds.

First Holy Communion Enrolment: Children who will be making their First Holy Communion in 2016 will be enrolled next Sun. at the 11.30 a.m. Mass

Good Luck to St. Rynagh’s Camogie Club in the County Senior Camogie Final v Shinrone on Sun. at 2.45 p.m. in Birr. All support welcome.

Liturgy Meeting this Thurs. 18th Oct. at 8 p.m. in The Presbytery.

S.V.D.P: A sincere word of thanks to the staff at G.C.H Pharmacy for their donation of €650 proceeds from their recent fundraising event.

Banagher Active Retirement Club are holding their next meeting on Tues. 13th Oct. 2 – 4.30 p.m. Looking forward to seeing you all there.

Chiropody Clinic: Emma is holding her next clinic on Fri. 16th Oct. 9 – 3 p.m. in Banagher Health Centre. This clinic is for Senior Foot Care and Diabetics.

Banagher Utd F.C: U8 & U9 Soccer Training commences on Sat. 10th Oct. U8s 9.45 – 11 a.m. U9s 11.15 – 12.30 p.m. For more info. contact Gerry 087 6117362.

Ferbane Community School: Thur. 15th Oct: Trade Market at 7 p.m. with some fantastic stalls incl. Stella & Dot from Banagher followed by Fashion Show at 8 p.m. which includes modelling from Home Needs and Fr Pierre Pepper. Tickets €10 from Home Needs or Fr Pierre or on the door.

Junior Knitting Club: The next meeting of the Junior Knitting Club will be on Sat. 17th Oct. at 10.30 a.m. in Banagher Library. Parents please attend to sign in your child. New members welcome!

Banagher Musical Society are starting rehearsals for ‘Oliver’ St. Rynagh’s Centre for Further Education for those who are interested on Wed. 14th Oct. between 7.30 and 8.30 for children from 5th 6th class and 1st and 2nd year. Adults of all ages who are interested in taking part from 8.30 onwards. Auditions will then follow on Sunday 18th. Time to be announced. Ring Jared for further info 087 2074885.

Horse Fairs of Ireland Calendar for 2016 now available direct from . It contains all the dates of fairs in Ireland including Banagher Horse Fair 2016. The perfect present for equine fans .

West Offaly Comhaltas AGM takes place Thur. 15th Oct. in Crank House Banagher at 8 p.m. All welcome to attend and new members always welcome.

Banagher Pharmacy are holding a “Bake it Pink” Cake Sale on Fri. 16th Oct. All proceeds going to the Irish Cancer Society, with funds all going towards supporting those affected by breast cancer. All welcome to drop in anytime all day and support this worthwhile cause.

CGH Pharmacy would like to thank all our customers who kindly donated to our Give for Good campaign. Your generosity helped to raise €1,288.96 in total between the Offaly Hospice and St Vincent de Paul Banagher Branch.

Banagher Review: Have you any material you would like included in the Banagher Review. Please send it to before 31st Oct.

Save The Date: Coffee morning in aid of Irish Cancer Society on Fri. 23rd Oct. in Corrigan’s Bar, Banagher.

Guitar Classes commencing on Sat. 24th Oct. at Crank House. One to one Acoustic/Electric, Beginners, Improvers, Advanced levels catered for. For more info. contact Mark Sullivan on 087 7911750.

For Sale Autumn & Winter Pansies & Violas. Spring bedding Aubretia & Arabus now available at “Sleepy Hollow”, Taylors Cross. 057 9151273.

Banagher Library: The Library will be unstaffed on the following dates in October: Sat.24th. (10 a.m.-1 p.m.) and Friday 30th from 2-5 p.m.