Annacurra notes week February 10th


Tai Chi & Qi Gong Classes in Annacurra 

Beginners welcome.

on Wednesday mornings 11 – 12 md

Learn gentle flowing healing movements that help to relieve stress, improve flexibility and mobility.                                                      

Venue: Annacurra Community Centre.                                       Cost €80 for a block of 8 classes

For enquiries or to book a place call Ann Martin 087/6081219. Email:

Ann is a registered instructor with the Jade Sun School of Tai Chi & Qi Gong and also a registered practitioner of Solar Sound Healing

GAA Lotto

February 3rd, 2020 3 – 10 – 20 – 22 No Jackpot Winner Two Match Three Winners €100.00 Seadna MacSeoin, Kilpipe Declan Byrne, Curraghlawn Next Jackpot €2700

Bene Merenti Celebrations 

I would like to thank sincerely all those who came to the mass and celebrations last Saturday evening and the awarding of the Bene Merenti Medal. Thanks to all who were involved in the liturgy – Readers, the Choir, the Eucharistic Ministers, and the Collectors. Thanks to everyone who also organised the refreshments in the hall afterwards and those who made and brought along baked goods. Finally, to the Parish Council and their families, for all their hard work. Fr. John-Paul 

School Enrolment 

Annacurra National School is now taking enrolments for September 2020. If you wish to enrol your child, please contact the school office at… 0402-36669 Alternatively, you can call into the office during school hours for an enrolment form. Please pass this information on to friends and family who may not have anyone in the school yet

Diocesan Pilgrimage

To Lourdes May 9th – 14th 2020 Cost from €749.00 Forms for Pilgrims and Assisted Pilgrims available in the sacristy or from Fr. Sheridan.

Diocesan Pilgrimage to Knock The Knock Diocesan Pilgrimage Committee are hoping to establish a network of people around the diocese to promote the annual pilgrimage which takes place on the first Sunday of July. Perhaps someone from the various groups in the parish such as the Pastoral Council, Parish Council, Choir, Liturgy Group, Legion of Mary, St Vincent de Paul etc would be prepared to work with us to promote the pilgrimage.

Anyone interested may contact either of the following: Eileen Carton, Secretary 0872933545 / Fr. Gerald O’Leary, Director 0868515394 /

Medjugorje Pilgrimages 2020 

Direct flights to Mostar (half an hour from Medjugorje) 27th May – 3 rd June €725 (Accompanied by Fr Jim Finn) 2 nd – 9 th September €745 (Accompanied by Spiritual Director) Prices PPS include 7 nights air-conditioned accommodation. Breakfast and dinner each day. Coach transfers, all airport and local taxes. Comprehensive travel in surname up to 84 years of age. For more information contact Ann Murphy 087-2254206.

 45 Card Drive

45 card drive will  be on Friday February 14th  in The Saltee starting at 9pm.


Book now to secure a place as limited spots available.

Ais is excited to be offering a HALF PRICE  TASTER WORKSHOP on Thursday morning the 27th of February at 10am.

This workshop will be a combination of POUND and STRETCHING. Class will begin with a 30 minute POUND Rockout drumming inspired Workout.

This is a full body workout that combines cardio, conditioning, and strength training with Yoga and Pilates movements, while using lightly weighted drumsticks.

One of the best things about POUND is that it can be modified to work for a wide range of ages and abilities. You can adapt the movements and intensity to suit you. 

We will end the class with a slow gentle 15 minute STRETCH. This will give you the opportunity to nourish your body and mind.

Venue : Annacurra Community Hall
Date and time : Thursday 27th February 10am to 10.45am . Cost : €4All you need to bring along is yoga mat/towel. This class will continue if there is enough interested, which will then be a 4 week block period payment of €30 per block. 

Feel free to contact Ais with any questions you may have on 0860692799.

Doreen Kenny, recently made history, by becoming  the first woman in Europe to achieve the rank of Tae Kwan Do master.  Doreen continues her classes in Annacurra Community hall on Wednesdays from 4.30. Book now to secure place.Time:  4.30 to 5.30
Cost : €25 per month ( monthly fees only )Age group : 5 to 12Taekwon Do is renowned for developing focus, co-ordination, physical strength, self confidence, agility, balance, discipline and respectFor further information or to book a place in class, please contact Doreen on 086 1631271

Thank you to all who have helped with this appeal.  Thousands of stamps collected over the past couple of months.Please help spread the word, by asking your family, friends and colleagues, to help with this worthy cause.
A collection box, for you to place your used stamps, is still available in Annacurra Church.

Proposed Yoga class for Children with Aoife from Enlighten Yoga.
Due to expression of interest a proposed children’s yoga class may commence Thursday 5th March.
Venue: Annacurra Community hall
Date, Thursday 5th March 2020

We are offering two times you can choose from as need numbers to proceed.  Times 2.45pm to 3.30pm  and  4.15pm to 5.00pm
Age group 5 to 11
Cost: €24 per four-week block Introducing yoga to your children helps establish healthy habits at an early age. Yoga can enhance your child’s strength, coordination and flexibility, while encouraging body awareness and self-esteem. It can reduce your child’s anxiety and stress and promote a sense of calmnessPlease note minimum numbers need to be reached before class can commenceFor more information or to secure a place for your child, please call Aoife from Enlighten Yoga on 085 130 2360

Notes Items to be included in Annacurra notes can be emailed to by 9 pm  on Sunday evening or phone 0833136925

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