Thur 1st June – concert in St Columba’s Church Ennis – Peter Barley (piano), Helen Houlihan (soprano), Peter Sebastyen (cello)

Sun, 4th June – Commissioning of John Scanlan and Kevin deBurca Murphy as Parish Readers, at the Sunday service in St. Nicholas, Adare, 12.00pm.

Fri 2nd – Mon 5th June – Diocesan confirmation Weekend, Esker Youth Village, Athenry

Wed 7 June, 2:30 Roscrea Mother’s Union Tea Party, Methodist Hall, Roscrea

Sat 10th June – Shinrone Parish Fete

Sun 11th June – Birr Parish Fete

Sun 11th June – Adare Village Fete, to be held at St. Nicholas Church, 12.00–6.00pm

Sat 17th June Clergy & Readers Ministry Day, Glenstal Abbey

Sun 18th June St Kieran’s Fete and Fun Day, Cloughjordan

Mon, 19th June – The Greenwich Academy Madrigal Singers, from a girls’ school in Greenwich, Connecticut, USA, will offer a concert on Monday evening, 19th June, at 8.00pm at St. Nicholas Church, Adare. The programme will include a variety of sacred and secular works, including pieces by Mendelssohn, Rutter, and Elton John! The concert is free, but a retiring collection will be taken in aid of the restoration of this 700-year-old former Augustinian abbey. All are welcome!

Fri 23rd – Sun 25th June – GFS Camp, Bandon

Sat 24th June 10:00 Diocesan Synod, Villiers School, Limerick

Sun 25th June 7 pm — Evensong with the Choir of St Mary’s Cathedral, St Cronan’s Church, Roscrea

Friday 30th June-Tuesday 4th July Summer Madness (14+) Esker, Athenry, Co Galway

Sat 1st July – Birr Parish Pilgrimage to the Burren

Sun 2nd July – Aghancon Parish Fete

Sun 16th July – Dunkerrin Parish Fete and Dog Show

Sun 16th – Fri 21st July UDYC Junior Summer Camp (10-13), Muckross, Killarney

Sun 30th July, 2 p.m. Clonmacnoise Open Air Service. Preacher Bishop Kenneth

Sun 20th- Friday 25th August UDYC Summer Camp (2nd level +) Lissadell, Co Sligo