Murrisk News
Published 19th August 2018

                                                                    

Congratulations to Karen and Sam who celebrated their wedding recently in The Tavern Bar and Restaurant, Murrisk. Karen Van Den Burgh is a native of Murrisk and a past pupil of Murrisk N.S. May the years ahead be filled with lasting joy!

 

 
 
 
Murrisk development association would like to send a huge congratulations to Aishling O'Reilly and Pat Mulloy on there recent wedding day! Aishling is a native of Murrisk and attended Murrisk National School.  Best wishes on this wonderful journey, as you build your new lives together!!
 
 

Annual Croagh Patrick Pilgrimage

The Annual Croagh Patrick Pilgrimage will take place on Sunday 29th July.

Mass will be celebrated on the summit throughout the morning.

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Pre-School

Little Bears Pre-School is opening in September at Murrisk National School.  Places are available contact Helena on 086 3509311

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 Summer Camp

Little Bears summer craft camp takes place from August 13th to 16th, catering for children from age three to ten.  Cost is €50 per child, contact Helen on 086 3509311 or see Facebook for more information

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Thank you

 

A big thank you to Paul McCluskey who is retiring from the role of Treasurer of Murrisk Development Association Limited after many years in the role.

Congratulations

To Myles and Ruth O'Brien proprietors of The Tavern who have reached the final stages of the 2018 Bar of the Year awards in two categories

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Tidy Towns

Work continues in preparation for the Tidy Towns competition in 2018.  New volunteers are always welcome to help with maintaining flower beds and general tidying

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History of Fishing in Murrisk

Following the successful launch of the book 'Murrisk The History of an Irish Fishing Village' in December, books are still available for purchase from The Tavern, Murrisk. Duffy and McLoughlin bookshops, Westport.  Christy's Harvest, Westport.  Books@1, Louisburgh.  Castle Street Books, Castlebar.  Books can also be sourced through mayobooks.ie. 



 

Defibrillator

A defibrillator is located in the Community Centre, Murrisk. This is a vital piece of equipment given Murrisk's location at the foot of Croagh Patrick




Card Games

 A 25 card Drive takes place in Murrisk Community Centre on Friday and Sunday nights commencing at 9pm.




 

Lotto

 The Lotto jackpot is  €8,050.  Please give your support to the lotto ticket sellers who give up their time on Saturday nights.  New ticket sellers are needed.  Anyone interested helping out can make contact through the website at info@murrisk.ie or give your name to the staff of the Community Cafe

All money raised is spent on community projects to improve the village


News

 

You can keep up to date with all the Murrisk events and news on the new Facebook page      Murrisk


Water Campaign

Discussions with interested parties are ongoing

To keep up to date with the ongoing campaign to bring mains water to the area from Belclare to Louisburgh check the following link on Facebook.  www.facebook.com/events/454301598315349

 

AGM

At the AGM held on 16th July the following officers were elected. President: Paddy Foy, Vice President: Mary Groden, Chairman: Chris Grady, Vice Chairman: Raoul Downey, Secretary: Jenny Ryan, Assistant Secretary: Helena Hoban, Treasurer: Ruth O'Brien, Assistant Treasurer: Tommie Gill, PRO: Lisa Groden.

Next regular meeting Monday 23rd July @ 8.00pm

 

Further Information

For further information please email info@murrisk.ie