Notices – 1st September 2019

Station Masses

Sat 21st Sept at 10.30am for Woodlands & Kilpatrick at Helen & Jerry Kelly’s.

Friday 18th October at 8pm for Knockroe, Farnagow & Ballymountain South at Jane & Gus Crowley’s.

If you want to hold the Station Mass in your home, contact Fr. Finbarr.  During the month of August, three station masses were already held.

Recent Deaths

We pray for Joan Fitzpatrick, Ballingarry, Co Limerick, Michael MacFarlane, Schull, John Crowley, Lissaniskey, Breda Driscoll, Ballymurphy, Madge Cullinane, Briar Hill, Ballinhassig, Sheila McCarthy, New York/Ardgroom, Margaret Murphy, Middlesbrough/Innishannon, Arthur Ryan, Dublin, Jeremiah Russell, Midleton/Innishannon, Joan O Sullivan, Farnahoe, Timmy O Callaghan, Derrynagasha, Eily O’Brien, Shippool, Eamon Kelly, Belgooly, Peggy Murphy, Templemartin.


We pray for Denis Kiely, Rathnarougha, Denis O’Sullivan, Farnahoe, Mary Barrett, The Village, Jean Elstead, Dungarvan, John O’Brien, Manchester, William Cronin, Woodlands & Jim & Eileen Cremin, Brinny.

Recent Weddings

Congratulations to Margaret Murphy, Lissaniskey & Patrick Walsh, Freshford, Co Kilkenny, also to Aideen O’Mahony, Ringaskiddy & Denis Kelleher Ballymurphy North & also to Deirdre Delaney, Russell Hill & Cian O’Sullivan, Bishopstown.

Recent Baptisms

We welcome Jaxon Peter Lynch, Bandon, Eimear Julia Poucher, Dromkeen View, Innishannon, Pádraig Gearóid Kiely, Kilnagnady, Tom Relihan, Perth, Australia, Aiveen Mena Long, Hillside Gardens, Innishannon, Aoibhe Moynihan, Lehanamore, Eoghan Kelleher-Barry, Killminogue, Tarla Diarmaid Walsh, Nass, Co Kildare, Zoe Kate McGinley, London, Zach Alfie Tyner, Ballinacurra, Innishannon, Jared Thomas Coughlan-Parsons, Ballycoughlan, Innishannon & Evie Kathryn McGlone, Ballycoughlan, Innishannon to our Christian Community.

Ministers of the Eucharist Innishannon/Knockavilla

The July to December 2019 Rota (Innishannon) can be collected from the Sacristy.  If you would like to become a Minister of the Eucharist, please contact Fr Finbarr (Eucharistic Ministers are needed in both churches).  Our new rota will be up & running shortly.

Invitation to Spend Holy Hour (or part of)

In Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament during the following times:  Innishannon Wednesdays from 10.00-1.00 and from 3.00 to 9.00;    Knockavilla Fridays after the 9.30 Mass and in Upton on Tuesdays from 10.30-1.00, from 3.00-5.00 and from 8.00-9.00.

Parish Office

The parish office is now open after the summer break.  It will open each Thursday 9am-2pm.

Scoil Mhaoilíosa – Good Luck & Family Fun Run

On behalf of the staff and pupils of Scoil Mhaoilíosa we would like to wish our past pupil Adam Walsh Murphy and his Cork Minor Football team mates the very best of luck in the All- Ireland Minor Football Final in Croke Park this Sunday.

Knockavilla National School are holding a family fun run fundraiser on Sunday 15th September 2019. Registration is at Knockavilla School at 11am on the morning of the race. The run and walk will start at 11.30am. Prizes for 1st male and female and medals for 1st, 2nd & 3rd boys and girls. Refreshments served afterwards in the school. All welcome, young and old and everyone in between.

Friends of Innishannon AGM

The A.G.M. of Friend of Innishannon will be held at 8pm in Scoil Eoin on Monday 9th Sept.  Guest speaker will be Prof. John Quinn, U.C.C.  He will speak on “Preserving our Natural Habitat and planting Wild Flower Seeds”.

Hospice Coffee Morning

A Coffee Morning in aid of Marymount will be held on Thursday 19th Sept in the home of Alice Taylor.  Please come and support the great work of Marymount. 

Innishannon Garden & Flower Club

Innishannon Flower and Garden Club welcomes back their esteemed members after summer recess. Our first meeting will take place on Wed Sept 11th at 7.30pm (note time) in D. J. Murphy’s Garden Centre, Bandon. D. J. will speak about autumn gardening/planting, bulbs, containers etc.  Please bring your own stool/fold-up chair.

Bridge Lessons

Bridge lessons for beginners starting Monday September 16th at 7.30 Ballinhassig area.  Bridge lessons for beginners in Kinsale Community School starting Wednesday October 2nd. Registration through the school or details from Bernie on 087-2575689.

Trip to Knock

Padre Pio Day 22nd September Coach to Knock on Sunday 22nd September for Padre Pio day. Details and enquiries to 023-8849196 or 087-6167835.  Cormac O’Connor Coach Tours.

The Memory Tree Project

Would you like to plant a tree in memory for a loved?  Or to mark a special occasion.  Buy a tree and contact Anna 087-2790006 or Jack 087-7984873 and our local Hall team will plant and maintain.

Kilmacsimon Swimming & Rowing Club

Lotto Results August 26th, 2019 Numbers drawn – 11, 20, 21.  No jackpot winner €35 winners: Jerry Healy c/o Barrett’s Killeady, Gareth Lally c/o Railway Bar.  Vince Spillet c/o Barrett’s Killeady.  Next week’s jackpot is €1,000 and will be held in the Keohane’s Bar, Kilmacsimon on Monday September 2nd, 2019.

Valley Rovers GAA Lotto

No Jackpot winnerGAA Lotto is on Sunday 1st September 2019 in The Crossbarry Inn.  Jackpot €2,300.  Last week’s numbers were 03-14-23-25.  Winners of €20: Tommy Allen c/o Johnny’s, Hayes family c/o Downs Centra, Ann Marie Lynch c/o F.Kearney, William Manning, Cluain na Croise, Phil Walsh c/o F.Kearney, Joe Butler, Farnahoe, Brian McCarthy Jr, Ballyhandle, Fergal Coughlan, Ballycoughlan, Trevor Bolster c/o Johnny’s & Laoise & Cara O’Mahony, Kilnagnady.

Talk on Native Birds

An illustrated talk on “Native Birds in Ireland and Bird Migration” will be held in Nano Nagle Birthplace, near Killavullen on Saturday, 7th September at 11am. It will be delivered by Dr. Tom Kelly. To book ring 022-26411.

Anam Cara Cork

Anam Cara Cork, the organisation that supports bereaved parents, is holding a Parent Support Evening on 4th September at 7:20pm in the Clayton Hotel, Cork City. This is a free event and open to all bereaved parents.  For further information see or call 085-2888888. r