Notices – 18th March 2018

Confession/Reconciliation Service

Tuesday at 7.30pm in Innishannon. A number of visiting priests will attend. Fr Brian Nolan Redemptorist will lead the service.

Spring Station Masses

Any family interested in hosting the Spring Station Mass in the following areas, please contact me Fr. Finbarr


Belrose, Keel

Ballyhandle, Lissagroom, Lissaniskey

Gurranes, Ballincourneenig

Finnis, Castlelack

Barna, Dunkereen

Killountain, Knockmullane

Dromkeen, Curranure

Kilpatrick, Woodlands


Kilmore, Brinny

Ballymountain, Raheen

Curra, Killeens, Annaghmore

Ballydonaghy, Clogheen, Derrynagasha

Garryhankard, Clashanimud




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.  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 Pat Fallon, Barna, Co Galway, Mary Theresa O’Leary, Leap, Angela O’Donovan, Evergreen St, Cork and Sean McSweeney, Rossmore/Kensington London who died recently.


We pray for James Hurley, Skevanish, Martin Muldoon, Crossbarry/Cashel, Nan Young, Waterfall, Charlie Dinneen, Ballydonaghy, Johanna Kiely, Rathnaroughy, Mary Kiely, Blarney, Sadie Delaney, Co Laois, Dan & Julia Collins, Crossbarry and Paddy Corcoran, Innishannon.

Recent Marriage

Congratulations to Marie Crowley, Castlemagner & Paul Kenny, Cork on their recent wedding.

Extra Collection

There will be an extra collection on Good Friday 30th March for Holy Places.

Protection of Life

Rosary and prayers for protection of life at Ballinaspittle Grotto on Sunday 18th March at 2.30pm.  Everyone welcome.

Crossbarry Commemoration

Will be held on March 25th at 2pm.  Dinner afterwards in Munster arms hotel Bandon. All welcome.

Innishvilla Soccer Club

A general meeting will take place at the Innishannon House Hotel on March 22nd at 7.30pm to discuss the future developments of the club.  Topics for discussion will include …improving the clubs structure both on & off the field, Increasing male & female participation in the running of the club.  If you feel you could or wish to contribute in any way to the club progression, please attend this important meeting.  To reassure, through active participation, in any area, you will be warmly welcomed and you will not be pressured into taking the job.  We look forward to meeting you on the night.

Golf Society

First outing of the year (The David Lynch memorial) will take place at Bandon Golf Club on Saturday March 31st.  Tee times 12.10-2.30.  New members welcome.  Call Stephen 087-9751194 for full details.

Kilmacsimon Swimming & Rowing Club Lotto Results & Quiz Night

Lotto Results 12th March 2018.  Numbers drawn 2,9,23.  Congratulations to our Jackpot winner of €4,000: Tadhg Lordan, Ballinadee.  Sellers prize: Mary O’Donovan.  Next week’s jackpot is €850 and Mondays draw will be held in Barrett’s Bar, Killeady.

Next Friday, March 23rd at 9 pm, Kilmacsimon Rowing Club are holding a fundraising quiz in Barretts, Killeady. A great night is assured and your support is always welcome.

Valley Rovers GAA Lotto

GAA Lotto is on Sunday 18th March 2018 in The Crossbarry Inn.  Jackpot €3’500.  No Jackpot winner.  Last week’s numbers were 04-05-08-31.  Winners of €20:  Martin, Phil, Ber & Jason c/o Johnny’s, Aaron White & Patrick Horgan c/o Downs Centra, Donal McCarthy c/o O’Sullivans Centra, Donal Kearney & Michael Sheehan c/o Frank Kearney, Gerard O’Sullivan & Ray O’Sullivan, The Rock, Paul Cronin, Clashanimud & Paddy Clifford, Roselawn.

Fixture: Premier Intermediate Hurling League v Carrigaline Monday March 19th in Brinny at 4pm.

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.  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.  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!

The Friendship Club

Please support our coffee morning in aid of daffodil day Thursday 22nd.  29th March: Spiritual morning with Hymns and Reflection.  New members greatly welcomed with transport provided, contact Ann 087-4025269.

Pilgrimages to Lourdes

SMA Pilgrimage.  Five nights, full board, Hotel Roissy 17-22nd September.  Director Fr Hugh B Harkin SMA 021-4292871.

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.