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Sunday, 31st March 2019


Your prayers are requested for the repose of the soul of Thomas Lynch, whose funeral will take place in Julianstown on Monday.  We remember the bereaved in our prayers.


School Ceremonies

First communion candidates and their parents and families are welcome to their DTIM Mass this weekend in Stamullen and Julianstown.

Supporting the Parish

Total Offertory:  €  870.00

Weekly Envelopes:    Julianstown €  330.00

Stamullen: €  360.00


Fund Raising Committee Ten Week Draw: Weeks 5 & 6

Congratulations to our Winners Week (5):  1st Mick Cooke, (Pauline Clarkin), 2nd Alan McKiernan, (Carol McKiernan),  3rd Mick Martin (Tosh Murphy), 4th Angela McGinty (Aisling Monaghan) and Promoter’s Prize:  Martin McKenna.

Week (6): 1st Aaron, Abbie & Molly (Martin McKenna), 2ndGerry Draper (Paudge Moore),  3rd Cecilia Maguire (Carol McKiernan), 4th Maura Haran (Bridie Kirwan) and Promoter’s Prize:  Bridie Kirwan.


Julianstown Flower Society Collection

The Julianstown Flower Society will hold their annual collection and at Masses this weekend, Saturday, 30th and Sunday, 31st March.

This collection will support the continued supply of fresh flowers in Julianstown church throughout the year.  Your contributions are greatly appreciated.


Make a Wish Day 2019

Johnny McQuillan and family are holding the Annual ‘Wish Day’ Cake Sale in the Parish Centre, Stamullen this weekend The cake sale is taking place in the parish rooms before and after masses on Saturday and Sunday on 30th and 31st March.  (Wristbands will also be on sale at €2 each)


Meath Diocese Vocations

Retreat for men (aged 18–40 years).  “The Men of the Passion: Journeying to Calvary with the characters of the Passion story”

Takes place in  Tullamore Parish Centre on Saturday April 13th from 12 noon to after 6.30 evening Mass of Palm Sunday.  Donation only: contact



All are welcome to Adoration of the most Blessed Sacrament:

  • In Stamullen after10 am Mass every Thursday until 5pm.  (If you wish to add your name to the list, please contact Teresa on 087-6757581 or Sheila on 086-058580)
  • In Julianstown on Wednesdays from 9 am and after 10 am Mass.  (Contact Josephine if you wish to add your name to the list).


Stamullen Road Club

Last weekend the Drogheda Wheelers CC promoted the Boyne GP at Gormalough (near Slane Castle) and in the Senior A2 race, Arek Klus had the misfortune to puncture very early into the race. Craig Sweetman rode very well but out of the prizes, likewise James Hughes.

This Sunday one of the toughest one-day races on the Calendar takes place at Carlow with the Des Hanlon Memorial Classic event.


National Spring Clean day

An Taisce National Spring Clean takes place in Julianstown  on Saturday, 6th April from 10 am.

Meet at Whitecross NS.  Litter Pickers, Gloves, Bags and High Vis Jackets will be supplied.

We would like to cover all the roads leading to our village

Can you help get your friends and neighbours to give a hand.  Roads to be covered are:-  Main Dublin to Drogheda Road, Ballygarth Manor, Castle Grove, Ballygarth Road, Mosney Road, Moorechurch Road, Pilltown Road, Minnistown Road, Julianstown to Laytown Road, Preston Park, Aney View, Duleek Road. Mosney Road, Briarleas, Shallon, Lisdornan.  This is a great opportunity to get our village and surrounding areas litter free.

A Skip will be provided by Meath County Council and will be located outside Whitecross National School.

Many thanks to Meath County Council and An Taisce National Spring Clean for supplying all the equipment.

Light refreshments served.  Organised by Julianstown & District Community Association.

East Meath Hospice Pancake Morning 2019

The East Meath Hospice Association would like to thank all who attended the recent Pancake morning.  Thanks also to the Chef, management and staff of the City North Hotel.

€7,200 was raised on the day for which we are very grateful.  Thank you for your continued support.


Kids Yoga & Mindfulness classes

Every Wednesday from 4.15-5:15pm in Julianstown Community Centre. €10 per child. (discounts available for siblings). Children aged 6-12.  Contact Louise on 086-391960.  


St. Patrick’s GF & HC – Club News

  1. Under 12 Boys Football League takesplace on Sunday, 31st  March at30 in Dunderry. Dunderry v St Patrick’s.
  2. Under 16 Football League Round 1 takesplace on Tuesday, 2nd April at GAA Grounds Stamullen at45pm. St Patrick’s v St Colmcilles ‘B’.
  3. Under 14 Boys Football League on Thursday,4th April at GAA Grounds Stamullen at45pm.  St. Patrick’s v O’ Mahony’s.
  4. Under 12 Football League Div. 1 takesplace on Friday, 5th April at GAA Grounds Stamullen at 7pm. St. Patrick’s v St. Colmcille’
  5. Senior Football Championship Round 1 takesplace on Saturday, 6th April in Duleek at 4pm. St. Patrick’s v Skryne.
  6. Join us for bingo in the Club house this Sunday(31st) at 7pm.


St.  Patrick’s Club – Lotto

Drawn on 26/03/2019.  Numbers drawn: 5,17,25,26. No Jackpot Winner. Weekly Winners: Pat Vickers Snr., James Smith, Conor O’Flaherty, Fionn & Ruan, Rena Martin. Next week’s Jackpot: €3,500.


Knitting / Crocheting Group

A new knitting/crocheting group has been set up and meet every Monday morning from 10:30 am in The Daily Bread Cafe.

Please note this is a social group and not a class. Come along and enjoy an hour or two of stitching in the relaxed atmosphere of the cafe. For further details please contact Fiona on 087-7690170.


Free basic technology Classes

Free basic iPhone, iPad, Smartphone, Tablet Class starting soon in St. Patrick’s GAA Centre, Stamullen.  If you would like to book a place please call Angela on 046-9280790.


Gormanston Beach Clean-up – Saturday

Please note the clean up of Gormanston Beach will take place at 10 am at Delvin River Viaduct on Saturday, 6th April.

Clean up generally runs from the Delvin River’s Bremore Beach to Ben Head cliffs.

All equipment supplied in co-operation with Meath County Council.


Golden Girls

Why not come along and join us on Monday mornings from 11am to 1pm in the Parish Centre, Stamullen for tea/coffee and good company. All very welcome.


Stamullen Bowls Club

Why not come along any Tuesday or Thursday from 8 to 10 pm to St. Patrick’s GAA Centre and see if bowls is for you..? Stamullen is proud to have a very successful club and we look forward to meeting new members….For more information contact Rose on 01-8412086.


(ADHD) – Parent Support Group

Would you like to join our ‘Local Parent Support Group’ for a casual coffee morning.  We will discuss concerns, issues and ADHD experiences at home and school.  Come along at 10 am on Monday, 1st April to Skerries Mills, Skerries, County Dublin.


Community Recycling Day

Community Recyling Day will take place in Bellewstown Race Course on Saturday, 6th April from 8am to 4pm. (Sharp).
Accepting All electrical and electronic goods.  All bulky household waste.  NO garden clippings, concrete and hazardous waste accepted.


A Spring Day in Dalgan

The Story of Farming in Ireland with Dr John Feehan on Saturday, 6th April from 9.30am – 3.30pm (Registration 9.15am) in Columban Ecological Institute, St Columban’s, Dalgan, Navan, Co. Meath.


St. Patrick’s Church, Stamullen


Saturday, 30th    6:00 pm DTIM First Communion classes from St. Patrick’s NS

Ester Tallon

and deceased members of the Tallon family

Sunday, 31st      10:00 am George (1 Ann), Dorothy & Frances Ryan

Tuesday 10:00 am Celebrant’s Intention

Wednesday 7:00 pm Lenten Mass

Peter Collins

Thursday 10:00 am Celebrant’s Intention

Saturday, 6th April      6:00 pm Marie McWalter (10 Ann)

Seamus Woodhead (6 Ann)

Sunday, 7th    10:00 am Patrick Murphy (1 Ann)

Thomas & Lil Collins

St. Mary’s Church, Julianstown


Saturday, 30th    7:00 pm DTIM First Communion classes from Whitecross NS

Joey & Ena Matthews

James & Kitty Galligan

Una Dunne & Anne Kelly

Sunday, 31st       11:30 am Loretto Scanlon (11 Ann)

Noel Darker (2 Ann)

Michael McCormack

Wednesday 10:00 am Celebrant’s Intention

Friday, 5th April 10:00 am List of the Dead

Saturday, 6th        7:00 pm Peggy (Peg) Black (5 Ann)

Mark Haran

Sunday, 7th      11:30 am Freddie Tiernan (2 Ann)

John Keegan, Rockbellew

William Lyons


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