Notices – 24th March 2019


Station Mass

Station Mass for Rathnaroughy on Saturday 30th March at 10.30am at Carmel & Gabriel O’Sullivan’s.  Station Mass for Kilmore/Brinny on Saturday 13th April at 11am in Mary & John Murphy’s.  Station for Ballymurphy on Wednesday May 1st at 10.15am in Mary & Donal O’Riordan’s.

Recent Death

We pray for Mary Griffin, Ballinhassig who died recently.


We pray for Jerome Beechinor, Innishannon, Michael Creedon, Dunkereen, P.J Hurley, Derrynagasha, Carroll Daly, Riverstick, Con McSweeney, Kilnagnady, Dan & Julia Collins, Crossbarry, Cornelius Barnett, Skibbereen, Redmond Kelleher, Ballyhandle, Timothy & Eileen Lynch, Gurranes & Nellie O’Leary, Halfway/Cork.

Recent Wedding

Congratulations to Niamh McGinley, Bóthar na Sop and Michael O’Donovan, Kilworth who were married recently.

Innishannon/Knockavilla Friendship Club

28th March: Trip to Griffins Garden Centre.  Our annual trip is a one night stay in Ennis 20/21st May 2019.  Transport provided, new members welcome.  Call Kathleen 087-7613184/Assumpta 087-9578127.

Crossbarry Commemoration

Crossbarry commemoration Sunday 24th at 2 pm. 

50 Years of Sporting Fun

2019 marks 50 years of sporting fun and great memories at Gurranes NS Sports. Please join us in celebrating this fantastic milestone on the Open sports evening Friday 17th May and on Sunday 26th May for a celebratory mass in Gurranes NS hall followed by a chance to catch up and swap stories of the last 50 years.  Follow us on Facebook to share your memories of Gurranes NS sports and keep up to date with the celebration plans.

Innishannon/Knockavilla Defibrillator Group News

Due to the very successful C.P.R / Defibrillator training course held recently we have decided to put on another course on Monday, April 1st in Upton 6.30 – 10pm. If you require any further details or would like to book a place please contact/text Tom 086-8207540, Nora 086-2851553, Siobhan 087-6882265.  Skills Night: A skills night to practice your C.P.R / Defibrillator skills will be held on Monday night next, March 25th 8 – 9pm in Upton. (For all trained personnel).

Celebrating Innishannon Milestones (DVD Just Released)

The great night that we all enjoyed on the 16th December is now available on a DVD that captured the thoughts and musical vocals of the night associated with the celebrations of 50 years of The Parish Hall, 50 years of Tidy Towns, 35 years of Candlelight, and the launch of the Innishannon Leisure walks.  For those who enjoyed the evening or for those who couldn’t make it on the night, the DVD is now available at a cost of €10 by texting Joe Walsh 085-7888888, or Lena Ni Mhurchu 087- 9534697.  Limited number of copies available; don’t miss out.

Valley Rovers GAA Lotto

No Jackpot winner last weekGAA Lotto is on Sunday 24th March 2019 in The Brinny Inn.  Jackpot €6,800.  Last week’s numbers were 01-18-24-26.  Winners of €20: Michael Barry c/o Johnny’s, Breda Fleming, Ard Aoibhinn, Amy Quinn, The Spires, Jerh Daly c/o F.Kearney, Brian Broderick, Hillside Gardens, Margaret Lehane, Kilpatrick, Liam Hurley c/o Brinny Inn, Denis O Donovan, Lissard, Una O Sullivan c/o F.Kearney & Maria Johnson, Skevanish.

Fixture: Division 3 Hurling League v Meelin Sunday March 24th in Brinny at 1pm.  Senior Football League v St Finbarr’s in St Finbarr’s Wednesday March 27th at 7.30pm. Senior Football Ch’ship v Nemo Rangers Saturday April 6th in Pairc Ui Rinn at 7.30pm. 

Cork & Ross Pilgrimage to Lourdes 2019 & Young adult Helpers

10-15th June, 5 nights, full board.  Booking forms available from the pilgrim section in Joe Walsh Tours, 117 Patrick Street 021-4277959.  Enquiries for sick/assisted section to: The Pilgrimage Director, V.Rev Canon James O’Donovan, Parochial House, Ballinlough, Cork tel 021-4292296. Young Adult Helpers.  The Diocese of Cork and Ross invites young adults 18-25 to join the pilgrimage to Lourdes as helpers from 10th-15th June.  As helpers you will assist with the sick and be involved in the full pilgrimage programme – time for prayer, sharing in the story of Lourdes and making new friends.  Call Fr Charlie Kiely on 021-4537474.

Style Factory Masterclass

The Style Factory Masterclass with Sharon Huggard, The Style Coach. Friday 5th April at 7pm.  Inchydoney Island Lodge & Spa.  Tickets €25.  Contact  Transform Your Style. Transform Your Confidence. Transform Your Life.

Kilmacsimon Rowing & Swimming Club Lotto Results

Lotto Results 18th March, 2019.  Numbers drawn – 14, 33, 35.  No jackpot winner.  €35 winners: Pat O’Neill, Ballinadee.  Colm O’Donovan c/o Mary’s.  Martin O’Leary c/o Mary’s.  Next week’s jackpot is €5,200 and will be held in The Railway Bar on Monday March 25th, 2019.

Day of Meditation/Relaxation

Sat 30th March: ‘Day of Meditation/Relaxation’ with Eileen Nash pbvm:Give yourself the Gift of a day away from the strains of everyday life! Get in touch with yourself, with creation and with God. 10.30am — 3.30pm; bring a packed lunch; cost €25 incl. tea/coffee. Booking required. Nano Nagle Birthplace 022-26411

Afternoon Tea Dance

Will be held in Kilmacsimon Community Centre on Sunday, 7th April from 3 – 6pm.  Music by Declan Aungier.  All are welcome. 

Cormac O’Connell Tours

Knock & Lough Derg Two night retreat. Monday May 20th: Mass at Glenstal Abbey Limerick on route to Lough Derg.  Tuesday 21st May: Lough Derg retreat from 9.30am-4pm.  Wednesday 22nd May: Visit Knock Shrine on return journey.  Two nights accommodation with 2 evening meals and Lough Derg retreat all included in the package.   Contact: Office: 023-8849196, Cormac 087-6167835 or Denise 087-7688561.  Email:

Medjugorje Pilgrimage

May 28th – June 4th ex Cork. 15 places remaining. €725 half board. €200 deposit secures place. Staying in locally owned Hotel.  Leone, 3 mins from St. James church. Spiritual director Fr. Sean Corkery.  Contact Sean O’Shaughnessy on 086-2959380.

Cork Simon Coffee Morning

Cork Simon’s Coffee Morning is back, and we need your help. Organise a coffee morning during March in your workplace, school or home and help fight homelessness in Cork. Don’t like coffee – no worries organise an Afternoon Tea instead. We have everything you need to help you organise your gathering. Please contact Margaret 021-4929415 to receive your pack.

Fun Quiz

A fun quizwill be held in the Crawford & Co. (formerly known as the Market Tavern), Copley Street / Anglesea Street on Friday 5th April 2019 at 8pm.  This quiz is being organised by a group called Cork Circle of Friends.  €20 per table of 4.  Raffle on the night – fantastic prizes.  Food served on the night.  This year the nominated Charity is Enable Ireland Adult Services,who need to purchase a whole new fleet of buses as their fleet is getting on in years.

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