Thursday, May 6, 2010



There will be Eucharistic Adoration in Bruree Church on this Friday, May 7th, from 10.00 am to 5.00 pm. The First Friday Mass will be at 9.30 am in Bruree.


Bruree Rockhill Community Childcare Limited aims to open a pre-school in Bruree village in September 2010. In order to raise much needed funds we are looking for volunteers for bag packing in Dunnes Stores, Charleville, on Saturday May 15th next from 9 am to 7 pm. Volunteers need to be over 14 years of age. Anyone with an hour or two to spare on that day to help to get this much needed facility up and running, please contact Mai on 086 3083252 or Judy on 087 6256906.


Mackey Draw: The next Mackey Draw (Limerick GAA Development Draw) will be held at the Central Bar, Bruree, on Friday, May 7th. The draw will be held at 10.00 pm and everyone is welcome to attend. Hopefully, at least one of the prizes and maybe even the big one, will stay in the parish.

Membership: The annual membership subscription is now overdue and should be paid to Kit O’Halloran immediately. The membership fee for 2010 is €20 for adults. Any player will not be allowed participate in training or play in games until such time as they have paid their membership fee.

Fixtures: (Please note changes)

All County Senior Hurling League

Saturday May 8th Bruree v Bruff at Bruree at 7.30 pm

Saturday June 5th Bruree v Adare at Adare at 7.45 pm

Sunday June 27th Bruree v Granagh/Ballingarry at Bruree at 12.00 noon

Saturday July 3rd Bruree v Ballybrown at Ballybrown at 7.45 pm

Saturday July 17th Bruree v Croom at Bruree at 7.30 pm

All County Junior Hurling League

Sunday May 9th Bruree v Kilmallock at Kilmallock at 12.00 noon

Sunday June 6th Bruree v Staker Wallace at Staker Wallace at 12.00 noon

Saturday June 26th Bruree v Old Christians at Bruree at 7.45 pm

Sunday July 4th Bruree v Fedamore at Fedamore at 12.00 noon

Sunday July 18th Bruree v Garryspillane at Bruree at 12.00 noon

County Senior Hurling Championship

Thursday May 13th Bruree v Croom at Bruff at 7.30 pm

Sunday May 23rd Bruree v Granagh/Ballingarry

Sunday June 27th Bruree v Murroe-Boher

County Under 21 Football

Tuesday September 7th Bruree v Castletown/Ballyagran at Ballyagran at 6.45 pm

Tuesday September 14th Bruree v Monagea at Bruree at 6.45 pm

Tuesday September 21st Bruree v Galtee Gaels at Bruree at 6.30 pm

Saturday October 9th Bruree v Banogue at Banogue at 2.00 pm

South Junior A Football Championship

Thursday July 1st Kilmallock v Bruree at Kilmallock

Thursday July 8th Bruree v Banogue at Bruree

Thursday July 15th Bruree v Castletown/Ballyagran at Bruree

Thursday July 29th Bruree v Ballylanders at Ballylanders

South Junior A Hurling League

Monday May 10th Bruree v Effin at Bruree at 7.30 pm

Monday May 24th Bruree or Effin v Kilmallock at Bruree or Effin at 7.30 pm

South Junior A Hurling Championship

Sunday July 4th Bruree v Castletown/Ballyagran at Bruree

Sunday July 11th Bruree v Kilmallock at Kilmallock

Sunday July 25th Bruree v Staker Wallace at Staker Wallace

Friday July 30th Bruree v Effin at Bruree

South Junior A Football League

Thursday May 6th Bruree v Kilmallock at Kilmallock

Thursday May 13th Bruree v Castletown/Ballyagran

Thursday May 20th Bruree v Ballylanders at Ballylanders


Winners of the 45 Drive last week with seven games were Fintan Stone and Mike O’Brien and Brendan O’Kelly and Patsy Healy. Raffle prizes went Fintan Stone, Donie Hannon, Noreen Hayes and Ann Frawley. The 45 Drive continues in the Community Centre every Tuesday night, starting at 8.30 pm sharp.


News from Bruree is now available online at


The Bruree Ladies Football team had an exciting home game against Rathkeale on Saturday evening. In a tough encounter, in very inclement conditions, Bruree excelled in the first half and lead 1-3 to 0-0 at the interval. However, Rathkeale dominated most of the second half and the teams were level at 2-4 a piece when the final whistle blew. The Bruree team was Leanne Geary, Noreen Lane, Roisin Cussen, Aine Walsh, Marian O’Brien, Valarie O’Dea, Evelyn O’Dea, Caitriona O’Dea, Claudia Hudner, Natasha Murphy, Anna O’Dea, Shauna McCallan, Mairead O’Shea, Janice White, Anne Deady, Fiona Geary, Jennifer Geary and Laura O’Sullivan.

New members are always welcome, contact any team member or Seanie Deady for details.


Lucky dip winners in last week’s Bruree GAA/Rockhill Rovers lotto draw were €50 Mike Daffy, Kilmallock €25 Ava O’Donnell, c/o Mooneys, Greg Constant, c/o Thompsons €20 Mike Potter, Kilmallock, Helen Murphy, John and Mary Daly.


The Bruree Activity Summer Camp for all children attending national school will take place this year from Monday 5th July to Friday, 9th July from 9.30 am to 2.30 pm daily. Activities will include rounders, obstacle course races, soccer, dodgeball, bowling and many more. The camp will also cover art and craft activities such as clay modelling, painting, etc. The camp will be held in the national school hall and application forms will be distributed to children through the school this coming week. If you have any enquiries contact Laura Leslie, camp co-ordinator on 087-7744028 after 3.00 pm.

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