Notices – 11th March 2018

St Patricks Day Mass Times
Friday 16th Innishannon at 7.30pm (Please note time)
Saturday 17th Knockavilla 10am & Innishannon 11.30am.
Saturday 17th Innishannon at 6.30pm (Please note time)
Sunday 18th Knockavilla 10am & Innishannon 11.30am.

On Friday 23rd March at 8pm for Slievegullane, Shanvally, Clouracaun, Shanagore and Ballycoughlan at Fiona & Joe Crowley’s. On Thursday 5th April at 8pm for Crowhill & Russell Hill at Margaret and Nelius Lehane’s(PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF DATE). On Friday 13th April at 8pm for Ballymurphy at Linda & Sean Lynch’s. For Ballymountain, Farnagow & Knockroe on Friday 20th April at 8pm in Julie & Bernard Cummins.
Recent Deaths
We pray for Willie Young, Drinagh, Catherine Dilworth, Donoughmore, Denis Brown, Belgooly, Jim Cullinane, Clonakilty, Denis Nyhan, Clonakilty, Denis O Driscoll, Bandon, Denis Healy, Killominogue, Mary Forde, Clashanimud, Sr. Teresa Walsh, Presentation Convent, Bandon & Noel McCarthy, St Patricks, Upton who died recently.
We pray for Jerry Crowley, Brinny, Kay Murphy, The Lawn, Denis & Paddy Coughlan, Bóthar Na Sop, Sadie Delaney, Co Laois, Patrick & Hannie Lehane, Rearour, Denis J O’Donoghue, Knockavilla & Nellie O’Leary, Halfway/Cork.
Recent Marriage
Congratulations to Eoin O’Sullivan, Dromkeen & Laura Queen, Passage West who were married recently in St Mary’s Church, Passage West.
Brothers of Charity St Patrick’s Upton Christmas Room 2017
St Patrick’s Upton would like to thank all who supported and assisted in any way with their Christmas Room event in aid of the Friends of the Watergate Centre, Bandon and St Patrick’s Upton. A total of €5267.00 was raised and a donation of €1,000 has been made to the Watergate Centre.
Rosary on the Coast
On Sunday, March 18th at 2.30 pm we will gather at our Mass Rocks to pray the Rosary for the preservation of Life and Faith in Ireland. On the Feast of Christ the King, 2017, over 30,000 people attended the event at over 300 locations around Ireland. We ask people who want to help with this prayer effort…….to find their local mass rock, mass house, ancient monastic site, check that the chosen location is accessible and safe for a prayer gathering, also that it is permissible to gather there.…. register it as a prayer location at
History of GAA in Innishannon Parish & Upcoming Fixture
Valley Rovers are in the process of gathering information with the view of recording the History of Gaelic games in the parish in a book. This project is covering all aspects of Gaelic games, including all teams that played in the parish during the years; Innishannon, Knockavilla, Castlelack, Ballymurphy and Upton. We are looking to include Hurling, Football, Camogie and Ladies Football also. We need your Help!! If you have any memorabilia, pictures, old medals, old minute books, old AGM reports (prior to 2000) etc in your possession or equally important, any historical information we would greatly appreciate if you would share it with us. We have set up an email address for your convenience that you can email any items if you wish. For more details or any queries please contact John Lynch at 087-7617532 or any club officer. Please spread the word!
Fixture: Intermediate Hurling League v Eire Og Tuesday March 13th in Ovens at 7.30pm.
The Friendship Club
15th March: Bingo, 22nd March: Coffee morning in aid of Daffodil Day & 29th March: Spiritual morning with Hymns and Reflection. New members greatly welcomed with transport provided, contact Ann 087-4025269.
Scoil Mhaoilíósa, Knockavilla NS Caretaker required
Duties include: painting, basic plumbing, ground’s maintenance, internal maintenance including fixtures and fittings and any other caretaker duties as assigned by the principal. Please apply in writing outlining relevant experience to: The Chairperson, Scoil Mhaoilíosa, Knockavilla NS, Upton, Innishannon, Co. Cork. Closing date for applications is the 12th of April
Our 4th class boys and girls are really busy at the moment with the Carrigdhoun Indoor Camogie and Hurling Competitions being played Riverstick Hall.
Lighthouse Counselling
You are invited! Presenting Dr. Neil Nedley’s Depression Recovery Program. You will learn: How to manage your thoughts and emotions, How your diet and lifestyle can impact the way your brain processes emotions, How to know if depression or another cause is creating your lack of energy and the best way to achieve restorative rest and rejuvenation, and so much more! Location: Barna, Innishannon T12 P62N. Time: Weekly for 9 sessions – starts Tuesday 6, March at 10am. Contact Curtis 085-8237118.
Cork Simon Coffee Morning
The Cork Simon Coffee Morning campaign is taking place again this year in the month of March. Would you consider holding a Coffee Morning in aid of Cork Simon? Holding a Cork Simon Coffee Morning is a great way to get everyone together and support the fight against homelessness. If you’d like to know more about how to host your own Coffee Morning you can call 021-4321166, email or visit the Cork Simon Website Ah go on!
West Cork Rapid Response Quiz
On Fri 23rd March at 8.30pm all over West Cork. It would be much appreciated if you could organise one for your area in your club/pub/hall/nursing home or community. Funds needed for medical emergency kits for 12 volunteer responders working with Dr. Jason van der Velde. Please contact Betty 087-2414787 or email: to book your quiz. Thank