Notices – 1st April 2018 Easter Sunday

On Thursday 5th April at 8pm for Crowhill & Russell Hill at Margaret and Nelius Lehane’s. On Friday 6th April at 11am in Carolan & John Murphy’s for Upton, Rockfort, Highfort & Crosses (Re-scheduled due to the snow). 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. Friday 4th May for Kilmore/Brinny at Mary & Nelius Cremins at 8pm. Friday 11th May for Rathnaroughy at Gerard & Susan O’Sullivans at 8pm.
We pray for John Joe O’Donovan, Russell Hill, Julia Lynch, Knockroe, John Madden, Riverstick, John Twomey, Crossbarry, Josie & Pat Desmond, Crowhill and Martina O’Donovan, Clarin Bridge.
Priests Easter Collection
The Priests Easter Collection will take place Easter Sunday April 1st (Only collection that day). Only two collections per year go directly to the priest, this Easter Collection & the Christmas Collection. Envelopes are available in both Churches.
There will be an extra collection next weekend for the Parish Fund.

We welcome Liam Edward Walsh, Co Kildare, Annie Rose O’Sullivan, Farnahoe and Cian Eddie Richardson – Tabb, Coolmoreen to the Christian Community.
Parish Office/Bulletin
The Parish Office will be closed next Thursday.
Tidy Towns AGM
Tidy Towns will hold their A.G.M. on Monday 9th April at 8.30pm downstairs in the Parish Hall. This year Innishannon won a Bronze Medal in the National Tidy Town Awards. We hope to continue that upward trend. Please come to this meeting to discuss ideas and plan for the summer ahead. Everyone welcome.
Strictly Valleys
Strictly Valleys are delighted to announce they raised a fabulous €647 for the Cancer Society from the matinee held Sunday the 24th of March. We would like to thank all our dancers and everyone who supported such a worthy cause.
Why Keep the 8th Amendment
There will be a public information evening at The Parkway Hotel, Dunmanway on Friday 13th April at 7.30pm. Kathy Sinnott, former MEP and Alan Daveron, Solicitor will share their thoughts on the critical importance of retaining the 8th Amendment in our Constitution. A national canvass is underway ahead of the referendum in May and we would encourage as many people as possible to attend and get involved. Bígí linn!
Valley Rovers GAA Lotto
GAA Lotto is on Sunday 1st April 2018 in The Brinny Inn. Jackpot €3’800. No Jackpot winner. Last week’s numbers were 03-09-12-31. Winners of €20: Mary Hayes c/o Crossbarry Inn, Martin & Una Murphy, Youghal, Ann Walsh, Bantry, Martin Foley & Ger Kiely c/o Brinny Inn, John Newman, Innishannon, Niall O Leary, Roselawn, John Lynch, Knockroe, John Walsh c/o Twohig’s, Una O’Sullivan c/o F.Kearney & Anne Lehane, Dunmanway.
Fixtures: Junior A Hurling League v Courcey Rovers Sunday April 1st in Ballinspittle at 12noon.
Senior Football Ch’ship v Mallow Saturday April 7th in Pairc Ui Rinn at 6.15pm.
History of GAA in Innishannon Parish 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!
Kilmacsimon Swimming & Rowing Club Lotto Results
Lotto Results 26th March 2018, Numbers drawn: 15, 18, 31. No Jackpot winner. €35 winners: Mary O’Driscoll C/o Fiddlers, Sandy Harrington, Bandon and Gerry Healy C/o Barrett’s Killeady. Next week’s jackpot is €1,150 and Mondays draw will be held in Chaplin’s Bar, Bandon.
Gurrane National School Community Walk
On Sunday 8th April at 2pm. As the school is very much part of the local community we would like to invite all our neighbours, past pupils, past parents & especially new people & new families to join us for an enjoyable community gathering. It is a 5 km walk but even if you can’t make the walk do join us for a cupán tae afterwards in the school. There will be a warm Céad Míle Fáilte for everyone. Check us out on Facebook
Marriage Encounter Weekend
The Cork International Hotel – 13thApril to 15th April 2018. It is a Weekend getaway experience for all married couples who want to rediscover the joy of Marriage. Call 086-8334382/086-6095168.
Cork Association for Autism
Is having its bi annual Flag Day on Thursday May 3rd. They are looking for volunteers that would be so kind as to give up their time for a couple of hours on the day. The Flag Day will be taking part in the following locations in North and East Cork: Carrigtwohill, Charleville, Cobh, Fermoy, Mitchelstown, Mallow, Midleton, Watergrasshill and Youghal. If you are interested in volunteering contact 021 4533642 or email
Boston Tea Party
School Fundraising Boston Tea Party will be held on Friday 20th April in GAA Hall at 7.30 pm. Please support. Coláiste na Toirbhirte.