Notices – 21st January 2018


Recent Deaths

We pray for Pauline Looney, Clonakilty and Maura Collins, Tramore Road, Cork who died recently.


We pray for Sheila & Richard Creedon, Crossbarry, Jim Dwane, The Rock, Paddy Barrett, Laherfineen, Bill Healy, Newcestown, Charlie Madden, Timoleague, Dan Coleman, Slievegullane, John Cottrell, Dromkeen, Breda & Pat Dowling, Bishopstown, Terry O’Brien, Main Street, Innishannon, Ted & Nora O’Brien, Main Street, Innishannon, Tim Forde, Ballymurphy, Denis Duggan, Curranure & Nora L’Estrange.


We welcome Rory Mark Leahy, Cluain Na Croise, Crossbarry to the Christian Community.

Thank You

The Finance committee wish to thank all those who collected their 2018 collection boxes and it would be of great help to them if the letter which was included in each box be completed and returned to Fr Finbarr.

Ministers of the Eucharist

Alcohol gel hand rub is now available to use before distributing Holy Communion. It will be beside the water & towel. Fr Finbarr.

Cork Scripture Group

Would like to invite anyone who is interested in Scripture to join us for the following course. Title: The Gospel of Mark: Exploring the earliest of the Gospels. Facilitators: Mons Ned Goold, Marian Mortell, Fr Seán O’Sullivan and Phil Mortell. Mondays 19th, 26th Feb, 5th and 12th Marc from 7.30 – 9.30pm in the Scala Centre, Blackrock (opposite Blackrock Castle). Saturday Workshop: Gospel Perspectives on Family facilitated by Dr Jessie Rogers (Maynooth). Sat Feb 24th from 10am to 1pm. in Sacred Heart Hall, Western Road. Cost: €50 (for the 4 nights and Saturday workshop) For those who wish to attend the workshop only, the cost will be €10. To book a place or find out more please email or phone 021-4295144 before 12th Feb 2018.

Day of Recollection

Day of Recollection at St. Benedict’s Priory, Cobh, Co Cork. The theme is “Seeking God in Family/Community Life with the Servant of God, Marie Adele Garnier, through her writings” Saturday 27th January. 9am-3.30pm. Lunch provided. Cost: Donation. Contact: 021-4811354 or

Eucharistic Adoration
If you would like spend one hour each week with Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament see times on church notice boards.

Life in the Spirit Seminars

Discover a personal relationship with The Lord, Knockavilla Community Centre each Friday at 7.30pm (Feb 2nd – Mar 23rd) call 086-0875625.

River Rhythms Choir

Have you tried Innishannon’s newest choir, River Rhythms? We are a mixed choir singing fun & contemporary songs. Come try out our new melody section for less experienced singers. We rehearse every Tuesday, 8-9.30pm downstairs at Innishannon Parish Hall. Contact Kat 086-3069010 or check River Rhythms Choir on Facebook for more information. All welcome!

Tidy Towns Table Quiz

Will be held in Barretts Bar at 8pm on Friday 9th Feb with Quiz master Jim Kilduff. This is a very enjoyable and sociable night. It is also our annual fundraiser, so please support our efforts to keep Innishannon looking good.

Knockavilla Community Centre

For future bookings please contact Marion Murphy 086-2571050.

Scoil Mhaoilíosa

Are now accepting enrolments for September 2018, (021-4775662). Our Open Day is Wednesday 21st February 1.40 – 2.40 pm.

Castlelack National School

Are starting to take enrolments for September 2018. We will have our open day on Thursday February 22nd 1.30 – 3pm. Any queries please ring 023-8843786. Looking forward to seeing you then.

Valley Rovers Ladies Football Family Fun Bingo

On Sunday 28th January in Innishannon Parish Hall 3-6pm. There is a jackpot prize of €100. These funds are much needed for new training equipment and your support would be greatly appreciated. Donations of cakes/buns etc for teas at the interval would be appreciated. These can be dropped to the parish hall on the day from 11-1pm.

Valley Rovers GAA, Camogie & Ladies Football Joint Celebration

On Saturday February 10th in the Munster Arms Hotel at 7.30pm. Tickets €25.

Valley Rovers GAA Lotto
GAA Lotto is on Sunday 21st January 2018 in Twohig’s Bar. Jackpot €2,450. No Jackpot winner. Last week’s numbers were 04-07-22-31. Winners of €20: Sinead Horgan c/o Downs Centra, Billy O’Reilly c/o O’Sullivan Centra, Teresa Hanover c/o F.Kearney, Catherine Shiels c/o Johnny’s, Breeda Murphy, Farran, Aoife & Mary Barrett c/o Barretts Bar, Mary Weathers, Newmarket, Patsy White c/o Nora Creedon, John Newman, Innishannon & Breda Deasy, Coolmoreen.

Valley Rovers Yearly Lotto Tickets Are due at the end of this month. Please contact your local collector to renew this year’s ticket.

The Friendship Club

We are back next Thursday 25th with music to start off our year ahead. New members greatly welcomed with transport provided. For info contact Ann 087-4025269.

Kilmacsimon Swimming & Rowing Club Lotto Results

Results 15th January, Numbers drawn 01, 12, 29. No Jackpot Winner. €35 winners -JJ Hegarty c/o Centra Ballinspittle, Teresa Ryan c/o O’Donovans & Anne Fehilly, Innishannon. Next week’s jackpot €2,950 and Mondays draw will be held in Barretts Bar, Killeady.

Blood Donor Clinic

The Irish Blood Transfusion Service will hold a Blood Donor clinic in The Marian Hall, Ballinhassig 5pm – 8.30pm. Monday 22nd January. Blood Donation is essential to ensure hospital patients get the treatment they need. One Donation can save up to 3 Lives. Full details of all clinics and on giving blood can be found on or call 021-4807400 or 1850 731 137.

Irish Cancer Society Volunteers

The Irish Cancer Society’s Daffodil Centres (Cork University Hospital and the Bon Secours) are currently looking for volunteers to support patients and their families. Duties to include – welcoming enquirers to the centre by talking, listening and identifying their needs. Training provided. For more information please contact: Deirdre Murphy on 01-2310564 or

Rural Link Transport Services

Is your Son/Daughter or someone you are caring for, attending day services in Cork City? Rural Link, are trying to co-ordinate transport services between Bandon and Cork. If you know of anyone, attending Cope, Enable Ireland, Headway, Irish Wheelchair Association, Brothers of Charity, or any other day service, on a daily basis, you may be interested. If at present, you are availing of private transport, or you are driving on a daily basis, you should get in touch, and get involved in this pilot scheme. Please contact 086-8764576, or 086-3230016.