Local Notes



Will reopen on September 8 to children (eight to 12 years) from 6pm to 7pm. Teens (first year to 18) from 7pm to 8.30pm, with registration on the night. Youth club takes place on a Saturday evening in Oola Community Centre and is a recreational safe space for young people with trained leaders. Members welcome from the parish or who go to school locally. We are also recruiting new leaders at present who will receive certified training and be placed on a rota. Anyone wishing to get involved should contact PRO Vivienne Dee or any of the leadership team.


Shrines of France trip change of date Wednesday, October 17, to Wednesday, October 24. Booking closing on September 6, for further information and booking contact Catriona 0862112011.


Mass in St. Anthony’s Graveyard, Oola, on Friday, September 7, at 7.30pm – weather permitting.

BINGO: Every Tuesday in Oola at 8.30pm, all are welcome.

OOLA GAA: IFC Group 1, Rd 5. Oola 1-8, Bruff 0-11

A draw was probably the fairest ending to this match played in Hospital on Friday evening last. Oola held a three point advantage with ten minutes to go but allowed Bruff to dictate the final minutes to earn a draw.

U16 Girls Qr. Final Oola 7-4, Monagea 3-17.

Our U16 Girls were so unlucky to come away with a one point defeat having played some excellent football through out the game.

CONGRATS: Congratulations to Angela and Pat Kavanagh who won €250 in the Limerick Development Draw.

FOOTBALL BLITZ: The Julie Leahy Memorial football blitz for girls U12 and U14 will take place in Oola on Saturday, September 15.

TICKETS: A draw for two All Ireland Hurling Stand tickets will be held on Thursday , September 6, at 7pm in the Community Centre. Tickets can be purchased prior to draw on Thursday evening.

BALLYHOURA: Ballyhoura Rural Services are currently recruiting for Community Support Workers in the East Limerick area. All applicants must be eligible to participate on a Community Employment scheme. If you qualify and are interested in working in this area please contact Kay Kennedy on 061383666 or email kkennedy@ballyhouraruralservices.org.

OOLA COMMUNITY ALERT: A public meeting will be held in Oola Community centre on Thursday, September 13, at 8pm, about the proposed closure of Oola Garda Station. All public representatives will be invited to attend this meeting.

LOCAL NOTES: Anyone interested in having notes in included in the paper are asked to submit them by Sunday evening as late notes are not guaranteed to feature. Notes can be given to Cummins’s, Old Road, Oola, 06275797 or emailed to pollyoola@eircom.net .