Notices – 26th May 2019

First Communicants 2019 Scoil Eoin, Innishannon (18th May 2019)

Daniel Barry, Christy O’Farrell, Dan O’Farrell, Eimear Lynch, Alex Casey, Bella Barry Twohig, Keith O’Mahony, Emma Lynch, Jamie Flynn, Olivia Broderick, Alfie O’Sullivan, Grace McCarthy, Kevin Healy, Caoimhe Burke, Maurice O’Sullivan, Alice Kate O’Connell, Alex McCarthy, Siobhan Crowe, Amy Holland, Mary Kate O’Connor, Justin Machie, Willow Cullinane, Muireann Holland, Ciara O’Sullivan, Fionn Manning, Leila Cummins, Nicole Keane, Mia Rinne O’Sullivan, Bobby Morrisson, Claire Curtin, Isobel Le Blanc, Ruby Slyne, Ben O’Driscoll, Ayla Gilli, Abby Lynch, Saoirse Wallace, Blessing; Grace Appelbe

First Communicants 2019, Knockavilla (11th May 2019)

Alex Bemelmans, Harry Bornemann, Alesha Cronin, Lily-Anna Clover, Colm Dullea, Sadhbh Fennelly, Eleanor Foley, Will Hickey, Olivia Hurley, Daniel Kiely, Grace Kiely, Kayla Lynch, Sam Molumphy, Eve Murphy, James O’Driscoll, Gearóid O’Keeffe, Conor Sheehan and Conor (William) Sheehan.

First Communicants 2019, Castlelack (11th May 2019)

Charlie Curtin, Mark Johnson, Ava Walsh, Sarah Lordan and Aoibhinn Lucey.

First Communicants 2019, Gurrane (11th May 2019)

Conor Cuffe, Michael Walsh, Holly Bourke and Emma Fenton.

Station Mass

Station for Knockroe, Farnagow & Ballymountain South at Sheila & Jim Connolly’s Wednesday 12th June at 8pm (no morning mass that day).  Station forSkevanish at Helen & Martin O’Callaghan’s Thursday 13th June at 7.30pm (9.30am Mass Thursday 14th in Knockavilla).


We pray for John Falvey, Aherla, Helen O’Neill, Laharn, Bob Hurley, Shippool, James (Jimmy) Barrett, Crosses/Bandon, John, Margaret, Sean, Eugene & Paddy Moynihan, Crowhill, David & Molly Murphy, Ballincourneenig.


We welcome Emma Kate O’Donovan, Lissagroom, Crossbarry to the Christian Community.

Extra Collection

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

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.

May Rosary in the Grotto

On Sunday and Thursday evenings at 8pm there will be Rosary in the Grotto for all who are sick in our Parish.  And in thanksgiving for those who are recovering.  Everybody welcome.

The Friendship Club

30th May: Music & song with Knockavilla N.S children.  The Friendship club is then closed until September.  Transport provided, new members welcome.  Call Kathleen 087-7613184/Assumpta 087-9578127. 

Council Sweeper Innishannon

On this Thursday 30th May at 9am the Council Sweeper will brush the village.  In order to facilitate them in doing a good job we are appealing to all vehicle owners who normally park on the street to park off street on that morning.  This is a once off annual clean up so it is up to us to make the most of it.

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 087-279006 or Jack 087-7984873 and our local Hall team will plant and maintain.


Fatima (4nights) and Estoril (Lisbon Coast, 3 nights) from Sat. June 29th to Sat. July 6th.  Direct flight from Cork to Lisbon & Return.  Holy Land: Tuesday October 15th to Wednesday 23rd.  Four nights Jerusalem/four nights Tiberias.  Direct Flight from Cork to Tel Aviv & return direct to Cork.  For further information please contact Patsy Foley, Donoughmore at 021-7337159 or 087-6798810.

Medjugorje Conference and Day of Prayer

With Sr. Briege McKenna Saturday 31st August 2019 Neptune Stadium, Cork. Tickets €20 available on Enter discount code EARLYBIRD for discount price of €15 available until 31st May 2019. All tickets purchased included in entry for free pilgrimage to Medjugorje from Cork or Dublin. Booking fees apply.  Contact Sean O’Shaughnessy 086-2959380.

Celebrating Innishannon Milestones

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.  The DVD is now available at a cost of €10 by texting Peter Fehily 086-2463436 Joe Walsh 085-7888888, or Lena Ni Mhurchu 087- 9534697.  Limited number of copies available; don’t miss out.

Innishvilla Soccer, Well Done

Well done to Innishvilla’s second junior team on gaining promotion to Division 2 following their 3, 2 win over Lakewood in a “winner takes all” final league game.  It augers well for the future with Darragh Keane, Neil Collins & Jason Cronin who are some of our youth players who played a major part in this promotion.

Congratulations to Innishannon Badminton Club

Congratulations to Innishannon Badminton Club on winning the Cork County Badminton Association Mixed League.  Following on from this, representing Innishannon to win silver in the Munster Badminton Finals in UL recently.  New members are always welcome at social or competitive level for both ladies & gents.  For info contact Rachel 086-8256101 / Catherine 086-1731730.

Gardens & Galleries

Will be held on Sat 15th and Sun 16th June.   Cor Castle is open again, together with many new gardens and a varied palette of artists.  So hold the date and invite your friends to Innishannon that weekend to enjoy a creative artistic and stimulating visit. 

Valley Rovers GAA Lotto

No Jackpot winner last weekGAA Lotto is on Sunday 26th May 2019 in Barrett’s Bar.  Jackpot €8,150.  Last week’s numbers were 07-08-17-24.  Winners of €20: David McCarthy c/o O’Sullivan Centra, Catherine Shiels, Claire O’Brien & Peter Farrell c/o Johnny’s, Con Coughlan, Halfway, John O’Regan, Coolmoreen, Fiachra Lynch, Skevanish, Kevin O’Donovan, Briar Hill, Margo Twohig c/o Railway Bar & Denis O’Donovan, Lissard.

Fixtures South East Junior A Hurling Ch’ship v Ballinhassig Monday May 27th at 7.30pm in Riverstick.  Senior Football League v St Michael’s Sunday May 26th in St Michael’s at 2pm.

All Ireland Rosary Rally

All Ireland Rosary Rally, Knock Shrine, Co Mayo, Saturday 1st June 2019 from 2pm-5pm.   Mass celebrated by Bishop John Fleming, homilist Fr Frank Fahey. Buses available locally; Damien (Cork – Blarney) on 087-204 9048 or Jerry (Cork City and surrounding areas) on 021-488 5443.

Kilmacsimon Rowing Club

Lotto Results May 20th, 2019.  Numbers drawn – 1, 23, 36.  No jackpot winner.  €35 winners:  Marie Murphy c/o Clohane, Laura O’Neill, Clohane, Cecil Jones c/o Mary O’Donovans.  Next week’s jackpot is €6,550 and will be held in Keohane’s Bar, Kilmacsimon on Monday May 27th, 2019.

Cork Autism Conference 2019

Autism: No Limits, Just Possibilities, Sunday September 22nd, Clayton Silversprings Hotel, Cork. The conference provides a unique forum for Parents, Families, Caregivers, Autistic Adults, Employers, Educators, Professionals, Agencies, Advocates and anyone with an interest in autism. More info here: or call 089-239 8900.

Himalaya Yoga Valley Centre

Himalaya Yoga Valley Centre are delighted to announce the return of one of Cork’s most popular outdoor weekly events. Yoga inThe Park kicks off again on Saturday 1st June 2019 in Fitzgerald’s Park. Himalaya Yoga Valley Centre Cork will host this weekly donation yoga class every Saturday morning in aid of Cork Simon Community to help fight homelessness through yoga from 10am-11.15am in front of the bandstand.