Notices – 17th November 2019

Station Masses Friday 6th December at Helen & Chris O’Donovan’s for Tuogh/Kilnagnady at 8pm.   Friday 13th December at 7.30pm for Dromkeen & Curranure in Margaret & Jerry O’Sullivans.  For those who had no station mass this Autumn, there will be a mass on Wednesday 27th November at 7.30pm in Innishannon & Friday 29th November at 9.30am (NB) in Knockavilla.  If you want to hold a Station Mass in your home, please contact Fr. Finbarr.

Recent Deaths

We pray for Bernie Ryan, The Lough, Cork, Eileen Lordan, Newcestown, Mary Bernard, Ballygarvan and Margaret Gleeson, Knockraha who died recently.


We pray for Bridie O’Mahony, Kilpatrick, Paddy Madden, Crossbarry, Fr. Seamus McKenna, Upton, Sheila O’Donovan, Colomane West, Bantry, Dan, Eileen & Rosemary Lynch, Rockfort, Seán Daly, Russell Hill, John Burke, Raheen, Christy & Joan Nolan, Dromkeen & Sonny Nolan, Ballymountain South.


We welcome William Arthur Buckley & Sophie Julia Buckley, Ballymountain, Upton and Finn Raymond O’Connell & Noah Liam O’Connell, Ard Aoibhinn, Innishannon to the Christian Community.

Innishannon/Knockavilla Friendship Club

21st Nov: Music with Joe Collins, 28th Nov: Celebrating the Club’s 10th Anniversary, Dec 14th: Christmas lunch in the Coppergrove, Bandon.  Transport provided, new members welcome.  Call John Newman, 089-9441133 or Kathleen Moynihan 087-7613184.


The 36th edition of Candlelight is now for sale in Innishannon and Bandon.  This year we have a bumper edition of articles about Innishannon and further afield.  And many old photographs to take you down memory lane.

St. Vincent De Paul Annual Collection & Assistance for Christmas

St Vincent De Paul are holding their annual church gate collection on Dec 7th and 8th at all masses in Innishannon parish. Your donation is greatly appreciated. 

St Vincent De Paul are taking requests for assistance at Christmas time. Please write to us in total confidence 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 on 086-8255092 or call to our shop in Bandon.

Kilmichael Commemoration

Kilmichael commemoration is on Sunday 24th November at 1.30. 

Valley Rovers LipSync Battles

Tickets now on sale for Lipsync on the 23rd of Nov in the Rochestown Park Hotel.   Tickets €25 please call Rebecca on 087-9634344.

Days of Recollection

Guided by the writings of the Servant of God, Mother Marie Adele Garnier (1838-1924),   Foundress of the Adorers of the Sacred Heart of Jesus of Montmartre, OSB Saturday 23rd November.  The theme this month is: God with Us, St. Benedict’s Priory, The Mount, Cobh.  First talk begins at 11am. Holy Mass at the Priory at 9am or at nearby St. Colman’s Cathedral at 10am. Day includes time for Adoration, Monastic Liturgy of the Hours, ends with tea at 3.30pm.  Lunch is provided. Donations welcome to cover costs.  Bookings/to arrange to stay in our retreat house at any time, please contact:  Mother Prioress:  021-4811354.

Innishannon Steam & Vintage Rally AGM

Will take place on Wednesday November 27th in Knockavilla Hall at 8.30pm. Everybody welcome.

Bandon Flower & Garden Club

Bandon Flower and Garden Club present a Flower Arranging Demonstration by Geraldine Crowley A.O.I.F.A in The Munster Arms Hotel on Monday November 18th at 8pm.

Valley Rovers GAA Lotto

No Jackpot winnerGAA Lotto is on Sunday 17th November 2019 in Barrett’s Bar.   Jackpot €3,950.  Last week’s numbers were 01-12-13-30.  Winners of €20: John Murphy & Jer Holland c/o Crossbarry Inn, Noel Young, Rossmore, Sheila Crean, Coachford, Joe Crowley Jnr, Slievegullane, Helen O’Driscoll c/o Twohig’s Bar, Jane O’Sullivan, Kilmore, Aine Rose & Conor Sheehan, Lissanisky, John Cummins, Ballymountain & Eamon Sheehy c/o Frank Kearney.

Kilmacsimon Swimming & Rowing Club Lotto Results

Nov 11th.  Numbers drawn – 8, 9, 15.  No jackpot winner.  €35 winners: Phil & Sinead c/o Fiddlers, Anto c/o Brinny Inn, Christine O’Neill, Clohane.  Next week’s jackpot is €1,150 and will be held in Ray O’Mahonys Bar, Bandon on Monday, November 18th

Talk on “What we owe to Christianity”

David Quinn of the Iona Institute, columnist of Irish Catholic & Irish Times, will give a talk entitled “What we owe to Christianity” on Monday 25th November in the Munster Arms Hotel, Bandon, Co Cork. Doors open at 7.30pm.

Annual Christmas Fair in Aid of the Greater Chernobyl Cause

In the Marian Hall, Ballinhassig on Sunday 17th November 11am-5pm.  An excellent array of Christmas gifts including: Knitwear & creations by top Irish clothes designers, jewellery, ceramics, candles, toys, Christmas cards, decorations, books etc.  All items have been donated by very generous artists & will be on sale at extremely reasonable prices.  For info call Fiona 087-9536133.

Anam Cara

Anam Cara West Cork the organisation that supports bereaved parents, is holding a Parent Evening on 19th November at 7.20pm in the Munster Arms Hotel, Bandon. This is a free event and open to all bereaved parents.


Holy Land Pilgrimage 11 Day Pilgrimage to The Holy Land Feb 12th to Feb 22nd 2020 cost €1,475. Deposit €450Spiritual Director Canon Paddy McGinn, Still a small number of places left, further details contactBrenda Murray -Flynn on 041-6863390 or Philip on 087-2508043 or

Medjugorje Pilgrimage ex Cork June 30th – July 7th 2020. Early bird price €625.00 pps (Half board in Hotel Leone, 2 mins from Church) if fully paid by December 13th. Full price of €725 applies after this date. Spiritual Director Fr. Sean Corkery. Group Leader: Sean O’Shaughnessy. €200 deposit secures place. Limited places. Contact 086-2959380 or Joe Walsh Tours 01-2410800.