Death Notice: Fr. Joe (Fr. Joe V.F.) Murphy, West End and Nebraska

MURPHY (West End, Millstreet, Co Cork and Lincoln, Nebraska): On January 16, 2017, peacefully, at Cork University Hospital, Fr F J (Fr Joe V.F.). Ordained in 1951 for the Diocese of Lincoln, Nebraska and retired to Millstreet in 1999, son of the late Dan and Catherine, brother of the late John D, Donie, Jerome and Mary. Deeply regretted by his Bishop James Conley, priests of the Lincoln Diocese, nephews, nieces, grandnephews, grandnieces, great- grandnephew Colin, relatives, neighbours and friends. Rest In Peace.

Lying in repose at his residence. Rosary on this (Tuesday) evening at 8pm. Removal on tomorrow (Wednesday) at 8pm to St Patrick’s Church, Millstreet. Concelebrated Mass on Thursday at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

Fr. Paddy Byrne pictured with the Fr. Joe Murphy at West End, Millstreet.

Eily’s Report – 17th January

Dia is mhuire diobh go léir a chairde and welcome to my weekly report.

This week we welcome the return of the annual Machinery Show.  It will be held all indoors at the Green Glens Arena.

Running for two days Wednesday and Thursday. With entries coming from all parts of the Country.

The  community is well returned back to normal following the Christmas break. Many of our voluntary bodies holding their AGMs in preparation for the year ahead.

Millstreet Community Council will hold their AGM at the Wallis Arms Hotel on Tuesday January 31st.

Town Park AGM, Fri. January 27th at the Canon O’Donovan Centre. Both meetings starting  at 8.

A very successful Table Quiz was held by the Coursing Club at Corkerys Bar on Friday night. The Community Council provided a team.  And a great night was had by all.

On Friday night next a Table Quiz will be held at the Bush Bar, organised by the Transition year Students of the CommunitySchool to raise funds to send two students, namely Ciara FitzGerald and Katie Crowley to India  with the Hope Foundation  in March. Please give them your best support. [read more …] “Eily’s Report – 17th January”