Notices – 11th November 2018


Station Masses

Station for Ballymountain South, Farnagow & Knockroe at Mary Casey’s and Anthony Dempsey’s on Friday 16th November at 8pm.  Station for Kilnagnady, Briar Hill & Tuough at Denise & Gerard Kiely’s on Friday 30th November at 8pm.   If you want to have a Station Mass please contact Fr. Finbarr.

Recent Deaths

We pray for Carmel McCarthy, Rathnaroughy and Eileen Ryan, Timoleague who died recently.


We pray for Paddy Madden, Crossbarry, William Kent, Carraig na bhFear, Seán O’Callaghan, Belrose, Ted Mulcahy, Gurranes, Ellen Sweeney, Kilpatrick, Deceased members of the Denis family Skevanish, Archdeacon Michael O’Brien, Innishannon/Carrigaline, Peter & Joyce Kelly, Coolmoreen and Sean Moynihan, Crowhill.

Extra Collection

There will be an extra collection next weekend for Marriage Support.

Is God Calling You To Be A Priest?

Come and see, Exploring Priesthood Retreat, 23/24th November in Mount St. Anne’s, Killenard near Portarlington.  There is a small cost of €30 towards meals/accommodation.  Call 01-5053118 or email

Day of Reflection

Sat 17th Nov: Kieran O’Mahony OSA: Live Life with Compassion – Day of Reflection, will explore the gift of compassion. 10am – 4pm; €65 incl. light lunch; Booking required Nano Nagle Birthplace 022-26411

Cork Theology Forum

Autumn Event, Saturday 17th November at 9.30am.  Taize, an experience of Ecumenism. Speaker Canon Alan Marley. Northridge House, St.Luke’s Education Centre, Ferney Road, Mahon. The details are available on the website:

Hospice Coffee Morning, Thank You

The Hospice Coffee Morning in the home of Alice Taylor brought in €520 which has been lodged to the Marymount bank account.  Thanks to all who supported this worthy cause.


Candlelight is now on sale in Innishannon, Crossbarry, Knockavilla and Bandon.  This is our 35th edition and is a bumper edition.  It will make wonderful Christmas reading and what a lovely gift to send to family members far from Innishannon.

Valley Rovers, Wear My Style

Innishannon House Hotel on Friday 23rd November at 8pm. Music by Richie Butler. In aid of Valley Rovers Development Fund, Hosted by Helen of Daily Diva Diary.

St Vincent De Paul Requests for Assistance

St Vincent De Paul are now taking requests for assistance at Christmas time. Please write to us at: St Vincent De Paul, Second Thoughts, Weir Street, Bandon, Co Cork.  For those in the community who may be in immediate need, do not hesitate to contact us in total confidentiality on 086-8255092 or call to our shop in Bandon.

Knockavilla ICA

Are hosting a Flower Arranging Evening with Ann Moylan on Thursday 15th November 8.30 in Knockavilla Community Hall. Cost €5 at door to include raffle tickets and refreshments. All welcome.

Crossbarry Commemoration

Kilmichael commemoration is on November 25th at 1.30pm.

West Cork Rapid Response Quiz

West Cork, Rapid Response Quiz, Crossbarry Inn.  On Friday 16th November at 8pm.  In aid of emergency monitoring & defibrillation kits for volunteer responders.  Organised by The Collins Family.

Cork Theology Forum

Autumn Event, Saturday 17th November at 9.30am.  Taize, an experience of Ecumenism. Speaker Canon Alan Marley. Northridge House, St.Luke’s Education Centre, Ferney Road, Mahon. The details are available on the website:

Innishannon/Knockavilla Friendship Club

November Events: 15th Nov: Bingo, Nov 22nd: Exercises by Noel, 29th Nov: Citizens advice talk, 1st December: Christmas lunch at the Coppergrove at 12.30pm. Transport provided, new members welcome.  Call Kathleen 087-7613184/Assumpta 087-9578127.

Innishannon Flower & Garden Club

Will hold their next meeting on Wednesday November 14th at 8pm in Barrett’s Lounge. Our guest speaker is Mary Wedel from An Tobairín Health food Shop, Bandon.  Mary will give us plenty of hints and tips on how to keep fit and healthy. All are welcome.

Innishannon/Knockavilla Defibrillator Group

Are currently organising C.P.R and Defibrillator training for clubs /groups or any individual in the parish wishing to avail of it.  Our next general course will be held on Monday, November 12th in Upton, commencing at 6.30pm.  Contact Nora 086-2851553, Tom 086-8207540, Siobhán 087-6882265.   A note for your diary – our annual fundraising quiz will be held on Friday, January 25th 2019 in Barrett’s Bar, Innishannon.

Valley Rovers GAA Lotto

GAA Lotto is on Sunday 11th November 2018 in Johnny Crowley’s Bar.  Jackpot €4,100.  No Jackpot winner.  Last week’s numbers were 08-22-26-30.  Winners of €20: Pearse & Ann c/o Johnny Crowleys Bar, Susan Montgomery c/o Crossbarry Inn, Joe & Fiona Manning, 7 The Spires, Henry & Emer O Leary, Innishannon, Alan Quirke, The Spires, John O Keeffe c/o Crossbarry Inn, Donal O Leary, Lissarda, Phil Walsh c/o F Kearney, Don & Mags Looney c/o F.Kearney & Mar Linehan, Whites Cross.

Cork GAA Clubs Draw has great prizes with 10 prizes of €20,000, 10 year Premium Pairc Ui Caoimh Tickets & 19 other prizes of cash & hotel breaks in each of 12 monthly draws. Last year our members won €6,500 in prizes.  Tickets cost €100 or €10 per month for 10 months. Of this €45 is returned to the club to help fund the great sporting and recreational facilities being provided in our parish.  Support your club, join today and be in with a chance to win these fabulous prizes for less than €2 per week. Contact Denis O Riordan 087-9096691 Paul Hoey 087-6196254 Claire O Shea 086-3470503 Ted O Donovan 086-8246827 or online at

Valley Rovers AGM (Adult & Juvenile) The Annual General Meeting of Valley Rovers Adult Club Thursday Nov 29th in Knockavilla Hall at 8pm. All members requested to attend.  Valley Rovers Juvenile Club AGM will take place on Friday Nov 16th at 7:30pm in Knockavilla hall.  Valley Rovers Ladies Football AGM has been refixed for Thursday Nov 15th to allow for minor county final on November 10th. Barrett’s Bar at 8pm. All welcome.

Afternoon Tea Dance

Will be held in Kilmacsimon Community Centre on Sunday, 11th November from 3-6pm. Music by Declan Aungier. All are welcome.

Bandon Garden Centre

Are holding their Annual Christmas fundraising event in aid of Pieta House, Thurs 15th, Fri 16th and Sun 18th of November from 6-10pm, Thur 22nd, Fri 23rd and Sun 25th of November from 6-10pm.  Admission €5.  Mulled wine and mince pies.  Christmas arrangements raffled on the last night.

Medjugorje Pilgrimage ex Cork

May 30th to June 6th 2019.  Early booking offer – €625pps half board if paid in full by December 10th. Full fare of €725 after this date.  Spiritual Director: Fr. Sean Corkery.  Contact: Sean O’Shaughnessy 086-2959380.

The Joy & Love in Marriage

A Marriage Enrichment Weekend offers married couples (of all age ranges) private time to rekindle the joy of their love. The next Weekend (residential) will be from 16th18th Nov at the beautifully situated Lake Hotel, Killarney.  or call 086-609 5168 or 064-664 4319.