We extend our sincere sympathy to the Molloy family, Williamstown, on the death of Jim Molloy. He is deeply regretted by his brothers Milo, Walter, and Johnny, sisters–in-law Frances and Josephine, nieces, nephews, cousins, neighbours, family and his many friends, especially in the GAA fraternity. The large attendance at his removal from his residence to the Parish Church in Ballingarry on Sunday evening was a testament to his huge popularity in the wider community. “Go ndeana Dia trocaire air”.

Also recently deceased: Veronica Brady, Mohober, and Jim Stokes, Coalbrook.


Collections boxes for 2013 are available on the front pew.  If you are not using a weekly envelope and would like to do so please call to the sacristy. Thank you for your continued support towards the parish finances.


Please take some blessed straw from the Crib and place it in a prominent place in your home. It will be a constant reminder of the baby born in the stable on the First Christmas and bring a blessing into your home.


The Old School Committee Music lessons resume in the school on Wednesdays and Fridays.  If you would like to join the other 60 people who are taking music classes each week at €5 per class please come along on Wednesdays for the following classes: Tin Whistle from 6.30pm to 7.30pm; Bodhrán from 7pm to 8pm; Banjo from 8pm to 9.30pm and Accordion from 8pm to 9pm. Guitar lessons on Friday evenings are from 5pm to 6pm for juniors and 6pm to 7pm for adults. Beginners and advanced lessons offered. 


The Parish Journal is still on sale in all local shops and surrounding areas or from any committee member €10. Get your copy now and send it to your loved ones who are overseas before they are all sold out.


Winners of the Jessfield Harriers Christmas draw: 1st Grace Diffily, Carrick on Suir. 2nd Kevin Kennedy, Ballyhale. 3rd  Alina Dunne, Boulekeale. 4th: Martin Fitzgerald, Foyle.


Lotto Nos. 3-4-16-27. No winner. €40 each. Maura O’ Sullivan, Mullinahone; Frances & Pauline Goldsboro, Clashduff; Ann-Marie O’Rourke, Garrynoe; Lily Stokes, Urlingford; Helen Fitzgerald, Coalbrook. Next Jackpot Draw Tuesday, January 8.


Ballingarry Credit Union is open every Friday night from 7.30pm to 9pm. New members welcome.

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