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CR News 14.01.2023

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Sunday 14th Jan, 11 am, St. John’s – Kathleen Connolly, Cornalaragh.  Kathleen Conlon, Raferagh. Duffy Family, Carrickahogue.  Frank Campbell, Raferagh.  James Thomas McCaul, Ouvry, Shantonagh.

Wednesday 17th Jan, 7.30pm – St. Michael’s – Deceased members of the Corduff/Raferagh Active Retirement Group.  Deceased Members of St. Michael’s Altar Society.

Sunday 21st Jan, 11 am, St. Michael’s – Larry & Maggie Callan, Corbane their son Lorcan & daughter Rosemary Rafferty & deceased Members of the Callan family.

Benny & Nancy Gartlan & deceased members of the Gartlan Family.


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Sacramental Dates 2024 – The Parish of Machaire Rois

Confirmation – 4th May at 11.00am in St Joseph’s Church, Carrickmacross.

First Holy Communion – Corcreagh National School: 27th April at 11.00am. – St John the Evangelist Raferagh.

First Holy Communion – Scoil Padraig Corduff: 25th May at 11.00am. – St Michaels Church, Corduff.


Trad Session in the Mountain Dew on Friday 19th.  Musicians, dancers, singers, story tellers and spectators welcome.


Poker Classic in the Mountain Dew on Saturday Jan 20th.


Social Dancing to Robert Brown in the main hall on Saturday Jan 27th.


5K Run or Walk – The Community Centre 5K Walk or Run takes place on Sunday 28th January, with registration at 2 pm and the Run starting at 2.30pm.  Admission €10 per adult and €20 per family.  A €50 voucher prize for the first participant to cross the finish line.


Community Centre Class & Group Schedule – Monday – Introduction to Computers Class at 10 am.  Set dancing at 8 pm.  Line dancing at 7 pm.  Tuesday – Ceili Dancing 8.15pm.  Wednesday – Bowls at 8 pm.  Thursday – Corduff Pipers at 8.30-10 pm.


Ceili Dancing returns to the Centre on Tuesday 16th Jan at 8.15 pm.  Ceili Dancing is a great form of exercise, it’s good fun and a wonderful social outlet.  Even if you don’t know the steps or have never done Irish dancing come along, you will enjoy it.


Extending sincere sympathies from the Corduff Raferagh Community to Bernie Threadgold and family on the passing of Bernie father Pat in Waterford earlier this week.  May Pat rest in eternal peace.


Condolences – At last week’s Community Association meeting a vote of sympathy was passed to the family, relatives and friends of Rose Kelleher, John Chambers and Sheila Drury.  May Rose, John & Sheila rest in peace.


The Defibrillator located at the original doorway to the Community Centre needs to be replaced ASAP.  If  you, your group or your business would like to make a donation towards the cost of the Replacement unit please contact Pauline Reilly on 087 2977091 or any member of the Community Association.


Congratulations to Aidan & Patrice Marron on the arrival of their baby son Alex, best wishes to all for a life of health & happiness.


St. Michael’s Altar Society – Many people may not know but there is a St. Michael’s Altar Society in Corduff.  Twenty four ladies are part of the monthly rota who adorn the altar at St. Michael’s with flowers for their specific month.  Presently there are three vacancies for assistance.  The role involves replacing flowers and some light hoovering.  If you would like to help out please contact the Sacristan Rose Hanratty on 087 780 9643.

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