Notices -24th September 2017


Parish Office (Change of day)
The parish office will now open every Thursday 9am-2pm. Please have your notices in by the Wednesday of each week. You can follow us on Facebook and Twitter to keep up with parish news. Also note that the weekly notices are posted on the website at

Station Masses
Station for Ballycoughlan, Clouracaun, Shanvally, Slievegullane & Shanagore on October 6th at 8pm in Mary & Gerard Coughlan’s. Station for Clashanimud & Garryhankard at Michael & Ann Dixon’s Saturday 7th October at 10.30am. Station for Leighmoney, Lissard, Lisheeda & Shippool Thursday 12th October at 8pm at Denis O Donovans. If you are having a Station Mass please contact me. Fr. Finbarr.

Recent Deaths
We pray for Kitty Coyne, Bishopstown/Clashanimud & Margaret Dilworth, Donoughmore who died recently.

We pray for Kitty Ford, Ballymurphy North, Ellen, Timothy, Mary-Anne & Daniel O’Connell, Killominogue & Coolculitha, Maria Seasy, Mossie, Margaret & Sean Walsh.

Extra Collection
There will be an extra collection next weekend for the Parish Fund.

Ministers of the Eucharist (Innishannon)
The new Rota is now ready for collection.

We welcome Conor Michael Linehan, Belrose, Innishannon to the Christian Community.

Eucharistic Adoration
Eucharistic Adoration continues each Tuesday in Upton, Wednesday in Innishannon and Friday in Knockavilla. See notice boards in Churches for times. Everyone is welcome to be part of this devotion.
Days of Recollection
Days of Recollection at St. Benedict’s Priory, Cobh. Last Saturday of every Month. 9am-3.30pm. Reflect on different themes guided by the spirituality of Servant of God Marie Adele Garnier. For more information contact Mother Prioress on 021-4811354. Next one is 30th September – All Welcome
It is Candlelight Time!
Have you an article in your head that you have been meaning to write? Why not do it now? Have you an interesting old photograph stored away in a drawer? Why not share them with others. This if our 34th Candlelight! Let’s keep it glowing. Give your article or photographs to Maureen, Mary or Alice before the 1st October.
Innishannon Cub Scout Group
Are looking for any old Cub Scout uniforms. If you have a uniform that you no longer use and are willing to donate/sell, please call Trish on 087-6553187.
Friendship Club
We are back after a wonderful summer on Thursday 28th of September. Con and Noreen will open our first morning together with many of their beautiful duets. New members greatly welcomed with transport provided. Contact Ann for info 087-4025269.
Innishannon Playground Presents the Kube
Innishannon playground presents The Kube Saturday October 14th in Carrigaline Court hotel. Doors open at 7.15pm. Tickets €20. For tickets contact Sara 087-2989421, Rebecca 087-9634344 or on Facebook thekubeinnishannon.
River Rhythms Choir
River Rhythms is a mixed choir singing contemporary songs. The ability to read music is not necessary, just the love of singing. Come try it out! Every Tuesday, 8- 9:30pm, downstairs at Innishannon Parish Hall. Contact Kat 086-3069010 for more information or check River Rhythms Choir on Facebook.
5K Family Fun Run (Rescheduled)
The Family Fun Run in aid of the development of Innishannon Playground has been rescheduled and will now take place on Sunday, October 1st @ 2pm. If you have sponsorship cards, please bring them along with you on the day. All walkers, runners, bikes, buggies and dogs (on leads) are welcome. Refreshments will be served afterwards in the Hall. On the day, trophies will be presented to the fastest boy & girl from each of the local schools along with a prize for the fastest lady and gent! This promises to be a fantastic day out for all the family. Registration can be made online through You can also register locally at Rohu’s and The Found Out Café. Alternatively you can register in the Hall on the day. These events succeed with a lot of assistance from local volunteers. If you are interested in helping out on the day (marshalling, serving refreshments, registration) you can contact the committee on or call Paul on 087-6390172.
Valley Rovers
Valley Rovers GAA Lotto is on Sunday 24th September in Barrett’s Bar. Jackpot €3’950. Last week’s numbers were 05-07-10-29. No jackpot winner. Winners of €20: Sean Lynch & Martin Cronin c/o Johnny’s, Mary T. Griffin, 5 The Spires, Veronica Roche c/o F.Kearney, Mary Murphy & Dorothy Lordan, Kilmore, Mary O’Brien, Dromkeen, M & C Duggan c/o Brinny Inn, John Horgan, Little Silver, Bandon & Con O’Neill, Laharn.
Fixtures: Senior Football Quarter Final v Duhallow Sunday Sept 24th in Macroom at 7.45pm.
U21BHC v Tracton Sunday Sept 24th in Kinsale at 1.45pm.
Junior Football Ch’ship v Uibh Laoire Monday Sept 25th in Cloughduv at 7.45pm.
Junior BFC v Crosshaven in Ballygarvan Tuesday Sept 26th at 6.30pm.
Munster Pioneer Gathering
The Munster Pioneer Gathering takes place on 1st October 2017 in Woodlands House Hotel in Adare, Co Limerick. Registration is at 10.30am. Tickets for the Gathering cost €30 each and the closing date for the purchase of tickets is Monday 25th. For further details or any queries contact Sorcha 086-3642619
Open Evening
Open Evening at Coláiste na Toirbhirte, Bandon on Thursday 5th October from 5.30 – 7.30pm. All Welcome.
Open Evening for Night Classes in St. Brogans
Enrolment for night classes at St Brogans College Bandon will take place on Monday night 25th of September between 7-8pm in the school. For further information check out our Facebook page at St. Brogans College Adult education, email or phone 087-2309653/086-8607422
Cork Spanish Circle
Will be holding night classes for adults at four levels from Beginners to Advanced. Classes are held on Wednesday nights in Cork Bridge Club, 37 Patrick’s Quay. Suitable for people who want to do the Camino de Santiago or to be a lay missionary in Spanish speaking countries or who just want to learn Spanish or to improve their level. Enrolment: Wed. Sept. 13th at 8pm in Cork Bridge Club. Classes commence: Wednesday September 20th. Phone Enda at 021-4963828 or
Community Alert
Anyone who thinks they may be eligible for an alarm please contact Barry 087-9336946, Phil 087-2200210 or Hazel 086-1071960.