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Welcome and thank you for visiting the homepage of the parish of Coolmeen-Cranny, Co Clare part of the Diocese of Killaloe. Our site is intended to be a source of information about our parish and community for locals and visitors alike. We hope that you may find these pages informative and supportive. We welcome your suggestions.

Rest in Peace – 2019

 

Una Meehan, RIP

We pray for Una Meehan, née McNamara, formerly of Moyfadda, who died on the 26th January 2019, aged 87 in Florida, USA.

May the Lord grant her eternal rest and console all who loved her.

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We pray for Cepta Mc Nabb, née Behan, Ratoath, Co Meath & Coolmeen who died on 3 February, 2019.

May the Lord grant her eternal rest and may she reunited her with her late husband Russell and her brother Denis. May the Lord console her sister Pat, brother Michael, brothers-in-law, sister-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and all who loved her

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Kitty Meaney, RIP

Pray for Catherine (Kitty) Meaney (née O Halloran), Boloughera who died on Friday, 1 February 2019.

May the Lord grant her eternal rest and console her sons Kevin, Frank and John and all who loved her.

Kitty will repose at St Mary’s Church, Cranny on Sunday from 5pm concluding with prayers for the dead at 7pm.

Kitty’s requiem Mass will be celebrated on Monday at 11am followed by burial in Lissycasey.

Kitty’s months mind Mass will  e celebrated in St Mary’s Church, Cranny on Saturday 2 March at 7pm.

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Pray for Mary Frawley (née  Normoyle ) Derryindane who died on

Mary Frawley, RIP

Thursday, 31 January 2019.

Mary  will repose at St Mary’s Church, Cranny on Saturday  evening from 4pm with prayers for the dead at 6pm. Her funeral Mass will be celebrated on Sunday at 12.30pm followed by burial in Kilmurry McMahon cemetery.

We pray that the Lord will take Mary to himself, where she will be reunited with her husband Joseph and her son Martin, her family Martina, Gerry, Bridget, Patrick and Noel, her daughters-in-law Aisling and Caroline, her son-in-law Enda and Colmun,  his sister Mary, her brother John,  and her 11 grandschilren and all who formed her circle of love and care.

Mary’s month mind Mass will be celebrated in St Mary’s Church, Cranny on Saturday, 9 March at 7pm.

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We pray for Gabrielle Hehir (née Mc Namara), Carrowreagh East who

Gabrielle Hehir, RIP

died on 10 January, 2019.

May the Lord grant her eternal rest and console her husband John, her family Yvonne, Martina, Colm and David. her brother Gerard Mc Namara, daughter-in-law Jen, sons-in-law Brian and Tom, grandchildren Orla, Delia, William and Darragh, aunt Cis, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews and all who formed her circle of love and care.

Gabrielle will repose at St. Mary’s Church, Cranny on Saturday evening from 4:30pm until 6:30pm. Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Sunday at 12:30pm followed by interment in Cranny cemetery.

Gabrielle’s months mind Mass will be celebrated in St Mary’s Church, Cranny on Friday, 15 February at 8pm.

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Parish Finance Council

financial statement with calculator and penThe following are the members of our parish finance council:

Antoinette Quinlivan, Chairperson;
Susan King, Secretary;

Des Murphy;
Catherine Corry;
Fr Albert McDonnell.

The next meeting our parish finance council is scheduled for Tuesday 12 March, 2019 at 8pm to take place in the Parochial House, Coolmeen.

 

 

Killaloe Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes 25-30 June, 2019

Baptisms in Coolmeen-Cranny in 2019

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Ria with her parents and brother and sister on her baptism day.

We welcome Ria Grace Casey into our family of faith and congratulate her parents Louise and Declan, Clondrinagh, her sister Ava May and her brother Kelan. 

Ria was baptised in St Mary’s Church, Cranny on the Feast of the Presentation, 2 February 2019.

May the Lord continue to bless the family.

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Saibh Shannon Ní Cheallaigh with her parents and brother on her baptism day.

We welcome Saibh Shannon Ní Cheallaigh into the family of faith and congratulate her parents Úna and Barry & her brother Iarla

Saibh was baptised in St Mary’s Church, Cranny on the Feast of the Baptism of  the Lord, 13 January 2019

May the Lord always bless and protect the family

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Seóda with her parents, brother snd sister on her bsptism day.

We welcome Seóda Marian McMahon into our family of faith and congratulate her parents Helen and Seán, Gortnafrehane, her brother Dáire and sister Fíadh.

Seóda was baptised in St Benedict’s Church, Coolmeen on Saturday, 5 January 2019.

 May the Lord continue to bless the family.

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For baptisms in Coolmeen-Cranny in 2018 and previous years please click here

Coolmeen-Cranny Parish in 2018

Coolmeen-Cranny in 2018:

During 2018 the following celebrations took place in our parish churches:

* Baptisms – 7;

* First Holy Communion – 6;

* Confirmation- 5 ;

* Marriages – 3;

*  Funerals – 8.

We pray the Lord will always be present to us in the special and in the ordinary moments of our lives.

Pastoral Council

Parish Pastoral Council: The members of our new pastoral council are

Catherine Corry,

Mary Greene,

Anne Marie Hanrahan,

Margaret Haugh,

Susan King,

Bríd Meaney,

Sheila Meaney,

Patsy Normoyle,

John O’Connell,

Mary O’Connell,

Mary O’Dea,

and Marie Quinlivan.

We thank, congratulate and wish them well in their new role.

We also thank all our parishioners who took part in the selection of the new council. We thank the outgoing members of our pastoral council for their contribution to the life of our parish.

The first meeting of the new pastoral council is scheduled for Thursday, 7 March, 2019 at 8.30pm in the Parochial House, Coolmeen during which officers will be selected.

If any member of the parish would like to have an issue discussed by the pastoral council they are welcome to contact any member of the council.

New Years Day – World Day of Prayer for Peace.

Tuesday 1 January is New Years Day and the World Day of Prayer for Peace,

Mass to pray God’s blessing on us as we begin 2019 will be celebrated in St Mary’s Church, Cranny at 12noon. 

All welcome to come to pray for peace and for the blessings of the Lord in 2019.

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Weddings in 2018

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We congratulate Michael Eustace and Sharon Quinn who celebrated the sacrament of marriage in St Columba’s Church, Clouna on 30 December, 2018.

May the Lord be with Sharon and Michael as they live out in love the promises they shared.

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We congratulate Tanya O’Shea, Labasheeda and Anthony O Dea, Sixcrosses who celebrated the sacrament of marriage in St Kieran’s Church, Labasheeda on Friday, 30 November, 2018,

May the Lord bless them as they live out in love the promises they made to each other.

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We congratulate Elaine Lawlor, Co Cork amd Éoin Murphy, Coolmeen who celebrated the sacrament of marriage on Friday, 26 October 2018 in St Mary’s Church, Rossmore, Co Cork. 

May the Lord bless them as they live out in love the promises they made to each other.

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We congratulate Mairéad O Halloran, Moyralla, Cranny and John Clancy, Derrylea, Kildysart who celebrated the sacrament of marriage in St Mary’s Church, Cranny on Saturday, 22 September, 2018. May the Lord bless their marriage and their home.

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We congratulate Caroline Walsh, Coolmeen and Carrigaholt and David Sheehan, Ballynacally who celebrated the sacrament of marriage at St Benedict’s Church, Coolmeen on 7 September, 2018.

May the Lord always bless always bless their marriage and their home.

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We congratulate Claire Hanrahan, Erribul and Brendan O’Loughlin, Kilmurry who celebrated the sacrament of marriage at St Mary’s Church, Coolmeen on Saturday, 16 March, 2018.

May the Lord bless their marriage and their home.

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For weddings in 2017 and previous years please click here

Rest in Peace 2018

 

Patrick Normoyle, RIP

We pray for Patrick Normoyle who died in England on 28 December,

2018.

We pray for all who mourn Patrick, especially his brother John Normoyle, Newbridge and his sister Mary Frawley, Derrynidane.
Patrick’s funeral will take place in England.

A month mind Mass will be offered in Coolmeen on Friday, 15 February 2019 at 7pm.

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We pray for Denis Behan, Delgany, Co. Wicklow and late of Coolmeen  who died on 7  December 2018.

Denis was the beloved husband of the late Elizabeth (Betty) and much loved father of Andrew and Simon. Sadly missed by his brother Michael, sisters Cepta and Patricia, daughter-in-law Gina, grandchildren Adam, Theo, Sophie and Josh, brother-in-law John, sister-in-law Marguerite, extended family and friends.

A gathering for family and friends will take place at the William Doyle Funeral Home, Kilcoole, from 4 until 5pm on Sunday. His funeral Mass will be celebrated on Monday at 10am in St Patrick’s Church, Kilquade, followed by interment in Kilquade New Cemetery.

Mass will be offered for Denis in St Benedict’s Church, Coolmeen on Sunday 20 January, 2019 at 9am.

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We pray for Breda Kelly, Turnpike, Ennis and Cranny who died on 25 November, 2018.

May the Lord grant her eternal rest and and console her sisters

Breda Kelly, RIP

Mary(McCormack), Ballina, Co. Tipperary & Ellen Coyne, USA, sister-in-law Maureen, brother-in-law Michael, nieces, nephews, relatives and all who formed her circle of love and care.

Breda will Repose on Monday at Dalys Mortuary Chapel, Francis St., Ennis from 6 o’clock with removal to the Ennis Cathedral at 7:30 o’clock. Funeral Mass on Tuesday at 11 o’clock followed by burial in Cranny Cemetery.

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We pray for Hughie Talty, Decomade, Lissycasey who died on 23 November.

May the Lord grant him eternal rest and console his wife Maura, children Deirdre, Sharon and Fiachra, sons-in-law Gerry and Terence, daughter-in-law Dymphna, his ten grandchildren, sister Peggy McGrath, brothers Micheal, John, Patrick, T.J. and Christy, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and a large circle of friends.

Hughie will repose at Our Lady of the Wayside Church, Lissycasey on Sunday, 25th November, from 4pm to 7pm. His Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Monday at 12noon followed by burial in the local cemetery.

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We pray for John Corry, Clondrina who died on 17 November, 2018.

John Corry, RIP

May the Lord grant John eternal rest and console his brothers Siney, Flan, PJ, Tom, Kevin, Gerry, Martin and his sisters Mary & Bridget. 

John will repose at Cranny Church from 6-8pm on Monday. His funeral Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday at 11am followed by burial in Cranny cemetery.

John’s months mind Mass will be celebrated in St Mary’s Church, Cranny on Saturday 15 December at 7pm.

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We pray for Mary O Brien, Deereen and Alyroe who died on 23 September 2018.

Mary will repose in St Benedict’s Church, Coolmeen from 6-8pm on Tuesday. Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday at 11am.

May the Lord grant her eternal rest and console her nephews, nieces and all who formed her circle of love and care.

Mary’s months mind Mass will be celebrated in St Benedict’s Church, Coolmeen on Thursday 25 October at 8pm.

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We pray for Timothy McMahon, Erribul who died on 7 September 2018.

May the Lord grant him eternal rest and console all who knew and loved him.

Tim will repose in St Benedict’s Church, Coolmeen on Sunday from 5 pm to 7pm. His funeral Mass will be celebrated on Monday at 11am followed by burial in Kilfidane.

Tim’s months mind Mass will be celebrated in St Benedict’s Church, Coolmeen on Sunday 14 October at 9am.

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We pray for Noreen Conlon (née McMahon), Faha House, Caher, Co. Clare who died on Monday, 27 August, 2018.

May the Lord console her husband Cyril, daughters Aoife and Gráinne, mother Nora, sister Mary (McMahon) Coolmeen, her brother Mattie, Aunts, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

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Pray for Anne Hickey who died on 21 August, 2018.

May the Lord console her brothers Gerard, John & Pat sisters Mary Bríd, Antoinette Quinlivan (Cranny) & Teresa .

Anne will repose at Smyth’s Funeral Home Feakle on Sunday 6pm Removal at 8pm to Feakle Church Funeral Mass Monday at 11.30am

 

 

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We pray for Michael Walsh, Carrigaholt who died on 17 August, 2017.

Sadly missed by his loving wife Mary, son Declan, daughters Annmarie and Caroline (Coolmeen), (Caroline fiancee) David, brother Eddie (Moveen) sister Mary Hickie (Kilkee), brother-in-law Joseph O’Brien (Kildysart), nephew John Hickie (Kilkee), cousins, neighbours and friends.

Michael will repose on Sunday evening, 19 Augustin St Mary’s Church, Carrigaholt from 6.00 p.m until 800 p.m.

His Requiem Mass will be celebrated on Monday, August 20th, at 12.00 noon followed by burial in Moyarta Cemetery, Carrigaholt.

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We pray for Michael McGrath, late of Carrowreagh East who died in Venice, Florida, USA on 11 July, 2018 in his 93rd year. 

May the Lord grant Michael eternal rest and console his family, friends and all who mourn him.

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We pray for Mary Mulvey (née Talty) Carrick-on-Shannon, County Leitrim and late of Cranny who died on 23 June surrounded by her loving family.

Mary was predeceased by her husband Jim. We pray that the Lord may take Mary to himself and console her son Pat, daughter Rita, daughter-in-law Teresa, son-in-law Michael, grandchildren Danielle, Michelle, Arlene, Leanne, Gwen, Lisa, Ross, Nessa, Holly and Scott, sister Peggy, brothers Micheal, John, Hughie, Patrick, T.J and Christy and all who formed her circle of love and care.

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We pray for Jim O’Connor late of Dublin and Birrinfadda who died on 8 June 2018. May the Lord grant him eternal rest and console all who knew and loved him.

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We pray for Martin (Murty) McMahon who died on 24 May, 2018 at home surrounded by his loving family in New York.

Martin was a native of Cranny and a member of the Knights of Columbus and the Ancient Order of Hibernians.

May the Lord take Martin to Himself and console his wife Maura (née McGee), his family Séan, Tara and Brian, his brother Patrick and sister Caroline Meaney and all who knew and loved him.

We pray for Martin (Murty) McMahon who died on 24 May, 2018 at home surrounded by his loving family in New York.

Martin McMahon, RIP

Martin was a native of Cranny and a member of the Knights of Columbus and the Ancient Order of Hibernians.

May the Lord take Martin to Himself and console his wife Maura (née McGee), his family Séan, Tara and Brian, his brother Patrick and sister Caroline Meaney and all who knew and loved him.

A months mind Mass will be celebrated for Martin in St Mary’s Church, Cranny on Saturday, 23 June at 8pm followed by the burial of ashes in Cranny cemetery.

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Noel Kennedy, RIP

We  pray for Noel Kennedy, Derryshane who died on 22 May, 2018. 

Noel will repose  at StBenedict’s Church, Coolmeen from 6pm to 8pm on Friday. His Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday at 11am followed by burial in Kilmurry-McMahon. 

May the Lord grant him eternal rest and console his family Patrick, Brian, Seamus, Mairéad, Audrey, Geraldine  and John Paul amd all who knew and loved him.

Noel’s months mind Mass will be celebrated in St Benedict’s Church, Coolmeen on Friday, 29 June at 8pm.

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We pray for Rita Cheshire (née Greene) who died in Pietermaritzurg, South Africa on Tuesday, 8 May, 2018.

Rita was born in Moyralla. May the Lord grant her eternal rest and console her two daughters, sister-in-law, nephews, nieces all who knew and loved her.

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We pray for Doreen Quinn (née Considine) Clondrina who died on 30 April, 2018.

Doreen will repose at St Mary’s Church, Cranny on Tuesday from 6.30pm to 8pm. Her Requiem Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday at 11am

May the Lord grant her eternal rest and console all who loved her.

Doreen’s months mond Mass will be celebrated in St Mary’s Church, Cranny on Saturday, 2 June at 8pm.

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We pray for  for Connie Keane, Moveen, Carrigaholt,who died on Easter Sunday (1 April, 2018)

May the Lord grant him eternal rest and console his wife Tess and family Gerry, Michael , John, Conor, Anne & Carmel Wallace (Cranny).

Connie will repose on Tuesday in St Mary’s Church, Carrigaholt from 6pm to 8pm. Hos funeral Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday at 12.00 noon

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We pray for Susan Doherty Clondrina who died on 2 March, 2018.

Susan will repose at St Benedict’s Church Coolmeen on Monday from 6pm to 8pm. Her funeral Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday at 11 am., followed by burial in Kilfiddane

May the Lord grant Susan eternal rest and console all who muorn her.

Susan’s months mind Mass will be celebrated in St Benedict’s Church, Coolmeen on Sunday, 8 April at 9am.

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Pray for John (J.T.) Madigan who died on 6 February,  2018 peacefully at his home  in Cork.  J.T. was originally from Derryguihey, KilmurryMcMahon. We pray the the Lord may take J.T. to himself and console his wife, Mary, his family Bernadette, Gerard, Joseph, Anne, Michael and Mary, his brothers Anthony (Derryguihy), Br. Pat and Oliver, sisters Marie, Sr. Anne, and Teresa (Crowe) and all who formed part of his circle of love and care.

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We pray for John Collins, Shessive who died on Saturday, 3 February 2018.

John will repose at St Mary’s Church, Cranny from 5pm to 7pm on Monday. His Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday at 11am followed by burial in Kilchreest.

May the Lord welcome John into the home he has prepared for him in eternity and console his wife Kathleen, his son Gerry, daughter Anne-Marie, daughter in law Breda, son in law Frank, his grandchildren Ellie, Sarah, Caoimhe, Anthony and Allanah and all  who formed his circle of love and care.

Rest in Peace.

John’s months mind Mass will be celebrated in St Mary’s Church, Cranny on Saturday, 17 March at 7pm.

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You are asked to remember in your prayer Jos Donnelly who died in Hertfordshire, England aged 79 on 23 January, 2018.

We pray that the Lord may welcome Jos into the home He has prepared for him and console his three daughters, his six grandchildren, his brothers (Albert and PJ) and his sister (Maisie).

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For deaths in Coolmeen-Cranny in 2017 and previous years please click here

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