Mass this Friday evening, June 14th at 8p.m. in St. Mary’s Church, Boherquill is in memory of the late Thomas Sullivan (Mossie) and the 8p.m. Mass the following evening, Saturday,15th is in memory of the late Jack Carthy, and deceased family members.  May all our dead rest in God’s peace.


We were not in time for some of the papers last weekend so we all extend sincere sympathy to the extended Gaynor family on the sudden and sad death of Hal Gaynor, Lisryan whose funeral took place on Sunday, 2nd June after Mass in Boherquill.  May he rest in peace

Cemetery Sunday

Cemetery Sunday will take place on Sunday, July 7th at 11a.m. in St. Mary’s Church, Boherquill and the Blessing of Graves afterwards in Church cemetery, St. Fintan’s, Coolamber and Streete after Mass.   Please send word to any family members and friends who live away from the parish.  These details depend on suitable weather conditions.


Masses for the Month of June Masses will take place as follows: - Boherquill Saturday evenings 8.00p.m. and Sunday mornings 11.00a.m. in Rathowen.

Telephone Numbers

Numbers for our Priest, Fr Nigel are requested by many who do not live locally are as follows:

087 7009433 (mobile) or landline (043) 6685847 (for both ends of the parish)

Boherquill Ramblers

The Ramblers trip to Wales over the June Bank Holiday weekend was a great success. On Friday the group checked into their hotels and explored the town of Menai Bridge. On Saturday Liz Gaccon led the group on a walk based on the beautiful village of Beddgelert in Snowdonia. The wonderfully scenic route followed the rocky Aberglaslyn pass beside the Glaslyn river and then a slow climb up Cwm Bychan valley before the descent to Dinas Lake and back to Beddgelert.

Sunday's walk was on Anglesey, through Newborough Forest to Llanddwyn, a tidal island of great historical and geological interest. A stretch of beautiful open beach and some more forest brought the day's walk to an end. Monday's walk was in the north of Anglesey, along the cliffs from near South Stack Lighthouse to the beach at Porth Dyfach. The scenery was breathtaking, and the beautiful weather added to the enjoyment. After their walk the Ramblers only had a short journey to catch the ferry home from Holyhead.

The Ramblers would like to thank Liz Gaccon for all her work in organising the trip and leading such superb walks. Thanks also to Goodsir Coaches of Holyhead and their drivers Graham and Sean for transport over the weekend. The comfortable accommodation and good food provided by the Victoria and Anglesey Hotels and the Premier Inn were all greatly appreciated. Finally thank you to Nini Murray, Mary McHugh and Patricia Bruton who handled the sometimes tricky arrangements from here.

On Sunday June 16 the Ramblers will visit Glasson. Cars will leave Boherquill at 1.30pm and meet in Ballymahon at the petrol station on the Athlone road at 2pm before moving on to Glasson village.

New members and new walks are always welcome. For details phone Philip at 087 7753612 or Nini at 086 8754411.  See

Streete Lotto

The numbers drawn in Streete Parish Park Lotto Draw held on Monday night, June,3rd were as follows:

  • The numbers were 4,18,22,28 and the winners were Margaret Devine, M. Dolan and Jennifer Hussey.

Next Lotto draw will be held on 17th June when the jackpot will be €15,000.  Thank you for your continued support for our lotto.

Social Dance

Our next Social Dance will be held on Friday, 21st June with music by the ever popular Chris Dallat.  Dancing from 10.00-12.30 a.m.  Free raffle and supper on the night.  Come along for a great night’s entertainment.

Streete Vintage Day 2019

This year is Sunday, 30th June with great excitement building.   Music on the day will be by well-known stars, Johnny Brady accompanied by Carmel Mcloughlin.  We hope and pray for good weather as a dance floor has been hired in front of the bandstand.  The annual mouse racing will also take place if the weather is kind. Many stalls are booked in already, so there will be entertainment for all ages.

Our state of the art Food Hall with catering by the very experienced staff  from Feerick's Hotel, Rathowen and for those who prefer outside we will have chip vans, coffee stalls  etc., in other words there will be something to suit all tastes.

Admission to the field is €10 and children under 15 free.  Car parking will be free on the grounds thanks to the generosity of Seamus Sullivan who owns the field.  Stalls for traders can be booked if you phone John Parker 086 8301347, Kevin Brady 0871375222 or our Chairman Declan Carthy 086 8123514.  Fingers crossed for good weather as bookings come in by the day.


Offers of help urgently needed in advance of our Vintage Day to help with the planning   Please contact Declan Carthy, James Parker, Kevin Brady or any committee member

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