Heartfelt Sympathies

are extended to the Duggan family late of Kilmore and Mullingar. At the sad passing of Joe Duggan, who passed away peacefully at his home with his loving wife and family by his side, Loving husband of Margaret and dear father of Lisa, Alexander and Anthony; Joe will be sadly missed by his wife and family, his adored grandchildren daughter-in-law Charlene, and son-in-law John.

His sisters Mary and Jodie, brothers Michael, Brendan, Martin, John, Damien and Oliver and a wide circle of relatives, neighbours and many friends. Joe is predeceased by his parents Joe and Lily, his twin brother Tommy and nephew Andrew. Joe was laid to rest in Ballyglass Cemetery Mullingar. For those of you who were unable to attend you can leave a personal message in the “condolences” section of R.I.P May his gentle soul rest in peace.

Community Alert

We ask everyone to be vigilant and take steps to protect their property. Keep a lookout in your area for anyone loitering around and check in on vulnerable neighbours. Don’t make it easy for the would-be thief and report suspicious activity to Gardaí immediately. Mullingar 044 9384000

Vintage

The Parish Park Vintage Committee are busy getting ready for this year’s vintage show which takes place on Sunday, June 26th  This year’s Jiving competition will start from 3 Pm with music by legendary country music star Johnny Brady supported by the first lady of country music Olivia Douglas. Streete Vintage show is renowned as one of the best family days out in the midlands and one not to be missed. The committees ask that you help us to spread the great news far and near as all proceeds from the event go to maintaining our community centre. 

We are also holding open meetings from now until our show to give people the opportunity to have their say and offer help before and after the show. Please come along on Tuesday night at 8.30 for a friendly chat or contact James on 086 3125876 or Kevin on 087 1375222 if you think of something that will make our day memorable for everyone.

Deepest Sympathies

Are expressed to the Dunne family in Australia and closer to home on the sad passing of our dear friend John Dunne, John passed away peacefully, at home in his 90th year. Predeceased by his sisters Maeve and Angela. H will be sadly missed by his sisters Eithne and Joan, Brothers Richard, Ambrose and Tom, Aunts Chris and Ann, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, grandnephews, grandnieces, cousins, relatives, and a country-wide gathering of friends and good neighbours.

John brought friendship and support into our community; he will be fondly remembered and greatly missed by all. For those of you who were unable to attend you can leave a personal message in the “condolences” section of R.I.P May his gentle soul rest in peace.

Lotto

Streete Parish Park Lotto Draw Monday 6th June 2022 Numbers Drawn: 16, 21, 28, 30 No Jackpot Winners. Four Lucky Dip Winners Weronika Golonka, Mullingar (Online) Shaunagh Keary, Streete (Online) Streete Active Age Group, and Seamus Reilly, Lismacaffrey. Thanks for your continued support. Our next lotto draw will take place on Monday 20th June 2022 Jackpot  of €4250

Best of Luck

We wish Lismacaffrey NS the very best of luck as they go forward to compete in the B Final in the Granard tournament this coming Tuesday, 14th  June at 7 pm in Granard GAA Club.

Streete Wildlife Club

The club would like to congratulate the following club members, who will represent Longford at the NARGC  All Ireland shoot in July.  Hugh O'Hara, Barry Webb, Tommy Denning and Patrick Owens will be part of the 12-man team. Pat Denning and Willie Campbell in the veteran competition. Last but by no means least; Liam Campbell will compete in the Trainee licence competition. 

Best of luck to all. Summer League continues each Thursday at 7 pm sharp. Membership fees are now due and must be paid on or before July 25 to club Treasurer Hugh O'Hara.  The club would like to offer its sincere sympathy to the family and friends of former club member John Dunne Streete. Also to the Duggan family Mullingar and formerly Kilmore Streete on the recent death of Joseph (Joe) Duggan Mullingar. May they both rest in peace. 

Masses & Adoration this week Streete/Rathowen 

This coming Sunday is Mass of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ. Vigil Mass every Saturday in Boherquill at 8 Pm. every Sunday Rathowen at 10 am. Mass this week Tuesday, 14th June Boherquill 9.30 Am. Rathowen Wednesday, 15th June 9.30 am Rathowen Thursday, 16th June 9.30 am. Adoration 10 to 10.30 am Friday, 17th June, Boherquill 8 pm. Adoration 7 to 8 pm. 

Eucharist Ministers for June: Saturday 18th Louise Tiernan. Reader: Ber Fagan.

Blessing of the graves: Boherquill, Saturday, 18th June Mass in the graveyard at 8 pm followed by the blessing of graves beside the church and then Coolamber and Streete.

Blessing of the graves in Rathaspic on Saturday, June 25th Prayers at 7 pm followed by the blessing of graves in Russagh at 7.45 pm

Rosary continues: Rathowen, every Tuesday at 7 pm and Boherquill every Thursday at 7 pm

Pilgrimage to Medjourgie: Flying from Knock to Mostar Airport. 7 nights, flights,accommodation, breakfast and dinner, transfers. €735from 12th to 19th October. Limited availability, contactJeremiah Nally on 087 4309096

Pro-life Rally: A Bus will be travelling to Dublin on Saturday, July 2nd for anyone who wants to take part in the rally, it is extremely important that we continue to work towards restoring a culture of life in our country. If you would like to book a seat. Please contact Fr. Pierre on 087 6960542.

The Legion of Mary: Edgeworthstown invites new members. The Legion meets every Thursday at noon in the Parish Centre, Edgeworthstown. The centre is at the back of Quinns Hardware store.

Men’s Prayer Group:  It was wonderful to see so many men coming together to pray and enjoy refreshments afterwards. We meet each Monday in the church in Boherquill at 8 pm. New participants are always most welcome to join us and receive the support of other men in their prayer and personal life.

Boherquill Ramblers

Sunday 5 June 2022 was part of a Bank Holiday weekend so a smaller than usual group of Ramblers met in Glasson for their Sunday walk. The early part of the walk was uphill but in compensation, there were fine views of the countryside towards Lough Ree. Further on the narrow road was bordered by banks of rhododendron in full flower with glimpses of uncut bog covered in white bog cotton. Towards the end of the loop walk, the bog had been cut, and there were large areas of machine-cut turf sods left out to dry.

Watertown House was another point of interest as the group passed between the ruins of the house and the stables near the end of the walk back in Glasson. The Ramblers will visit Longford Town for a canal walk on Sunday 19 June 2022. Cars will leave Boherquill at 1.30pm and meet in Longford at 2pm in the car park behind the Dealz shop on Market Square. If you would like to add a walk, new or old, to this year's Walks Calendar please contact Philip Epps. See boherquillramblers.ie for more information. 

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