Notices – 20th January 2019

Ministers of the Eucharist, a new rota is ready for collection.

Recent Deaths

We pray for Pat Bennett, Cork, Maureen O’Sullivan, Innishannon & Sheila Coleman, Belgooly, Cork who died recently.


We pray for Jim Dwane, Rathnaroughy, Dan Coleman, Slievegullane, Mary Lynch, The Lawn, John Cottrell, Dromkeen & Denis Duggan, Curranure.

Accord Bantry

Marriage Preparation Courses 2019.  For bookings, please contact Course Facilitator: Mary McCarthy 085-1215984.  Couples Marriage & Relationship Counselling.  For information and appointments, please contact Accord Bantry at 027-50272 or email

Scoil Eoin Enrolment 2019/2020

Enrolment of pupils for next school year is currently taking place. Download application form at Contact details for the school are: office phone 021-4775457, mobile 086-4106194, e-mail Mol an Óige agus tiocfaidh sí.

Scoil Mhaoilíosa Enrolment 2019/2020

Scoil Mhaoilíosa Knockavilla N.S. are now taking enrolments for September 2019.  Enrolment forms can be downloaded from our website and you can also ring the school for more information at 021 4775662/085 2521422.

Castlelack N.S Enrolment 2019/2020

Castlelack N.S. is open for Enrolment.  Please contact the school by email or phone.  Our email address: and our phone is manned on Monday & Wednesday’s from 12-3pm at 023-8843786.P

Innishannon/Knockavilla Defibrillator Group

We are holding our next Defibrillator and C.P.R. training course on Monday, Feb 11th in Upton 6.30pm to 10pm. This course is for anyone/any group who might like to improve C.P.R skills and familiarise yourself with the use of a defibrillator. The course is run by trained personnel and you will receive a certificate (Irish Heart Foundation). To book a place please text/contact Tom 086-8207540, Nora 086-2851553, Siobhan 087-6882265.

Valley Rovers Lip-Sync Battles (Note Date Change)

Lip-sync battles information night.  Friday 1st February at 7.30pm in Barrett’s lounge. All welcome.

Bandon Flower & Garden

Bandon Flower and Garden Club will hold their AGM and a Talk by Occupational Therapist Helen Slyne in The Munster Arms Hotel on Monday January 21st at 8pm.  Visitors and new members very welcome.

Innishvilla Soccer Club

Results of the recent lotto syndicate draws: Weekend in Poland – Alan O’Riordan, Blarney.  Weekend in Munich – Daniel Cullen, Ballyvolane.  €500 cash – Trevor O’Callaghan Glanmire.  Other cash prize winners – Leonard Deane, Skevanish, Eddie Doyle, Cork Schoolboys League, Darren O’Regan, Ballyvolane, Noel Ryan, Kilminogue, Jerry Hyde, Roselawn, Niamh Murphy, Rathnaroughy.  The winner of the 40” T.V in the mid-season raffle was John Daly, The Rising Sun.  The 2019 lotto syndicate tickets are now available.  Contact any club member or phone 087-2855579.  The club presents ‘The Frank and Walters’ in concert at the Innishannon House Hotel on Sat Jan 26th, tickets €25.

Last weekend was a very successful one on the playing fields.  The junior A’s advanced to the quarter finals of the A.O.H cup with a 2-1 victory over topside Pearse Celtic.  The Junior B’s had a 3-1 away win over Los Zarcos in the league.  In the school boys, the U-13’s defeated Passage 3-0 in the cup while the U-12’2 now top their league following a 3-0 win against Corkbeg.  In the youths league the U-17’s had a very creditable 1-1 draw away to Douglas Hall.

Interested in Joining a Choir?

Interested in joining a fun, local choir? River Rhythms Choir is looking for new members! We are a mixed choir that sings contemporary songs at local events and fundraisers. The ability to read music is not necessary. Come on, give it a try! Rehearsals Tuesdays, from 7:45 to 9:30 in Scoil Eoin. Contact Kat (086-3069010) or check River Rhythms Choir on Facebook for more information. All welcome!

Innishannon/Knockavilla Friendship Club

Come join us on Jan 24th:  Records with Jimmy McCarthy Jan 31st: Exercise with Noel.  7th Feb: A talk on local history with Michael O Sullivan.  All welcome.  Transport provided, new members welcome.  Call Kathleen 087-7613184/Assumpta 087-9578127.

Innishannon/Knockavilla Defibrillator Group Quiz Night

On Friday, Jan. 25th in Barrett’s Bar, Innishannon 8.30pm. Table of four €40. Please support our voluntary Parish community initiative. All proceeds from this quiz will go towards the ongoing maintenance of our Parish defibrillators (10) and the provision of training courses for individuals / groups within our parish. Great night assured.

Community Exercise Group

Location: Innishannon Parish Hall. Times: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 7am, and Monday at 10am.   Cost: Free, but donations accepted. Presented by Lighthouse Counselling. For more information, ring Curtis 085-8237118.

Fitness Classes in Scoil Eoin

Run by Fiachra Lynch, Physical Therapy.  Every Wednesday.  Women’s class 7.30pm & men’s class 8.30pm, newcomers welcome.

Valley Rovers GAA Lotto

No Jackpot winner last weekGAA Lotto is on Sunday 20th January 2019 in Twohig’s Bar.  Jackpot €5,450.  Last week’s numbers were 01-05-28-30.  Winners of €20: Robbie Sweetnam, Philip Hoey & Helen and Treasa Coleman c/o Johnny’s, Maureen Bowen c/o Downs Centra, Kay Lyons, Glasheen Road, Steve O’Brien, Crossbarry, Rocky & MaryJo c/o Twohig’s, Martin O’Riordan c/o Brinny Inn, Mags Murphy, Newmarket & Tim McCarthy, Clondrohid.

Kilmacsimon Rowing Club Lotto Results

Lotto Results 20th Jan.  Numbers drawn – 20, 21, 32.  No jackpot winner.  €35 winners: Orla O’Sullivan, c/o Fiddlers Mary O‘Neill, Peafield, Evelyn O’Reilly, c/o Marys.  Next week’s jackpot is €3,850 held in The Copper Grove, Bandon on Monday January 21st.

Innishannon Parent & Toddler Group

Meet every Wednesday from 10-12am at the Innishannon Parish Hall. Enjoy a cup of tea, home baking and a chat with other parents while the kids play, do arts and crafts and some singing in a safe environment. Check out our Facebook page.

Holyland Pilgrimage ex Cork

Walk in the footsteps of JesusThis trip of a lifetime (fully guided) will take place from August 21st – 29th 2019. Highlights include: A boat trip on the Sea of Galilee, visits to Nazareth, Cana, Jericho, The Dead Sea, Jerusalem, The Mount of Olives, Bethlehem, Bethany etc. The trip includes: Return flights ex Cork, a comprehensive daily programme, entrance fees, 4* Hotels, dinner bed and breakfast throughout. Spiritual Director Fr Christy Fitzgerald. For further Information and details please contact MAP Travel 01-8783111 or Jim Keogh 021-4885371 Mobile 087-2678793.You will be most welcome but please note that places are strictly limited and will be allocated on a first come first served basis only.