Boherlahan Dualla



Mid Final Honours: Congratulations to the Instrumental Music Group and Ballad Group who both won the Mid Final honours in Scor na bPaisti last Friday night in Clonmore. Ciara Dwan, Sarah Delaney, Claire Delaney, Aoife Linehan make up the Instrumental Music Group, whilst, Conor Dwan, Maria Ryan, Casey Hennessy, James Kirby and Orlagh Lacey represent us in the Ballad Group category. We wish both groups the very best of luck as they take to the stage on Sunday, February 12, at 2.30pm in Cashel for the County Final. Great credit is due to both groups, their parents and mentors. A special word of thanks to Irene Dwan and Pauline Bargary who are putting both groups through their paces in rehearsals. All support will be appreciated.

GAA Membership: Membership is now due for 2012. Seniors: E50 euro, Non Players: E20 euro, Students and Minors: E25 euro. Note all players must be fully paid up members before they play. No players will be covered by insurance if they have not done so. Contact Ann Flanagan or Betty Stapleton.


Bingo continues every Monday night in Boherlahan. Prize money is €E1,700 nightly so do come along. Buses serving local surrounding areas. Contact any member of the Bingo Committee for further details.


Friday, February 3, St. Blaise Blessing of Throats: Masses in Boherlahan at 10am and 6.30pm. Masses in Dualla at 9.30am and 6.30pm. Note change of times. The Blessing of Throats will take place before and after Mass.


Courses at Cashel Community School: These courses commenced on Monday, January 30. If you are interested in attending, the theme of the Spring courses is “Fitness and Wellbeing” incorporating a broad range of academic and fun courses. Brochures are available from the school or alternatively from the local shops and library. For further information contact the school on 062-61167 or e-mail


We wish all our local parishioners taking part in this weekend’s production of Aladdin in Cashel, the very best of luck. Do go and see it!


The draws were made last Thursday evening in Thurles for the upcoming Mid Senior Championship. We drew Upperchurch Drombane, Holycross Ballycahill and JK Brackens in the Group. The other side of the draw is made up of Thurles Sarsfields, Drom Inch, Loughmore Casteliney and Moycarkey Borris. Provisional dates show that the championship could start the first or second week of April. More in the coming weeks.

JUVENILE GAA: Next Saturday, February 4, sees the return of juvenile training for the year 2012. Coaching officer Andy Ryan will be taking the younger age group for a training session and all other groups will proceed as per the usual times. We had a very successful registration night last Friday. Any outstanding membership (E10) can be given to Michael O’Sullivan, Esther Kavanagh or Kathleen Darcy. It is vital that all players be registered with the club. Hurleys are available from Michael O’Sullivan at a cost of E10, which is incredible value. The U8 to U12 age groups will be partaking in a Parish League commencing Saturday, February 11. Players will be notified regarding same. We encourage all of this age group to be in attendance and to be punctual in order to make the league a smooth running success. Congratulations to the pupils from St. Isidores National School, Boherlahan on their continued success in Scor na bPaisti. Well done to them, their parents and teachers for helping them with rehearsals. In this the Millenium Year of the formation of Boherlahan Dualla GAA Club we hope to have a very successful season and look forward to celebrating this anniversary with various events. More on this in the coming months. Thanks to all our team mentors for volunteering their valuable time to the club and we wish them all the best with their teams.


Reminder for all youth club members that the trip to the panto ‘Aladdin’ is on this Friday night, February 3. Can everyone please be in the car park of the Sports Complex in Boherlahan at 7.15pm sharp. Bus will leave from there. Bus will also bring children back to Boherlahan after the pantomime, expected time back between 10.45pm and 11.00pm. Make sure to please bring signed consent forms.


If you would like to spread the cost of the pilgrimage over the coming weeks and months, contact Jovita Delaney 0504-41116 or Mary Donnelly 0504-41224.


The next meeting of the Parish Council will take place on Tuesday, February 14, at 8pm in the Parish Hall.


Takes place on Tuesday nights at 8pm. All are welcome.


To Fr. Michael Kennedy PP New Inn on the death of his mother Mrs. Peg Kennedy, Cuchullain Road, Thurles & New Inn, To Jim O’Sullivan, Ardmayle East on the death of his father Jerry O’Sullivan, Mallow and also to the extended O’Sullivan family. Ar dheis De go raibh an ainmeacha.


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