Notices – 27th January 2019

Recent Deaths

We pray for Philomena (Phil) Mulcahy/O’Mahony, Brinny who died recently.  We pray for Michael Moran, Birmingham, UK who died recently.


We pray for Margaret & Patrick F O’Sullivan, Coolmoreen, John & Catherine Anne McCarthy, Bandon, Deceased relatives of the O’Connell family Laherfineen and the McCarthy families, Innishannon, Mary Daly, Russell Hill, Upton, Orla McAnallen, Bandon/Innishannon, Jim Wall, Belrose and Catherine Dennis, Skevanish.

Extra Collection

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

Minister of the Eucharist Rota (Innishannon)

The new rota is ready for collection.


Vigil of Reparation at Mount Carmel Hosp. Chapel Clonakilty (Mass/Confession/Prayers) Friday 1st February from 8pm to Sat morning at 2am.  Celebrant Fr. Kamil.  Everyone welcome for all or part of the night. 

Weekend of Healing & Intercession

You are most welcome to St. Mary’s Pope’s Quay for a weekend of healing and intercession with Fr. Pat Collins CM, author of the book Freedom from Evil Spirits.There will be a talk Friday 1st February at 7.30pm, Vigil Mass and healing service 2nd February at 6pm, and Prayer and Preaching 3rd February at 4pm.

St Mary’s Church Choir Innishannon

New members are most welcome.  We now ask you to use the talent of your voice in the glory of God and support the Parish.  Just call to the choir after 11.30 mass or practice Wed night or phone Breda 085-8118089.  We look forward to your help & support.

Workshop for Singers & Musicians

Feasts & Seasons, music for the liturgical year will be presented in the diocese.  Monday 28th January 7.30-9.30pm in the Parish Centre, Blackrock (located behind the parish church).  Presented by Dr. John O’Keeffe, Director of Sacred music in St Patrick’s College, Maynooth, €5 per person.  Booking essential, phone 021-4537474 or email

The Lehane Family Say Thank You

The Lehane family Knockavilla would like to thank all who supported their Christmas Lights Display, especially our neighbours and friends for their continuing help and support, and to all who visited and contributed raising €12,690 this year, making a total of €77,641 donated to Marymount Hospice to date. Thanks Nelius Margaret Mark Olivia & Eva.P

Scoil Eoin Enrolment 2019/2020

Enrolment of pupils for next school year is currently taking place. Download an 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 & Open Day 2019/2020

Scoil Mhaoilíosa Knockavilla N.S. are now taking enrolments for September 2019, and our Open Day will be held on Wednesday27th February 1.40-2.40 p.m.  Enrolment forms can be downloaded from our website and you can also ring the school for more information at 021-4775662/085 2521422.

Scoil Mhaoilíosa Congratulations

Congratulations to Mr O’ Brien’s class who won the Excellence Award at the VEX Robotics Regional Competition hosted in Kinsale Community School. This was the highest award presented on the day. We are also through to the finals in CIT. Thank you to Mr O’Brien and parent Thelma Ryan for all their hard work.

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.

Gurranes N.S Enrolment 2019/2020

Gurranes N.S. will be taking enrolments (Enrolment week 25th Feb-1st March).  Please contact the school on 021-7331481.  You can download applications forms on  Open day date will be confirmed shortly.

Tidy Towns Table Quiz

On Friday 15thFeb at 8pm in Barrett’s Bar, Tidy Towns will hold their annual Table Quiz with Jim Kilduff as Quiz Master.  This is our annual fund raiser to enable Tidy Towns to continue planting trees and shrubs and generally improve our beautiful village.  It is also a very sociable and fun filled occasion.  We will be delighted to see you there!

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.

Kilmacsimon Rowing Club Fun Run/Walk & Lotto Results

Kilmacsimon Rowing Club are pleased to announce we will be holding our annual Fun Run and Walk on Sunday February 10th at 11.30am.  There will be a 6k course as well as a 10k course.  Registration is from 10am at Kilmacsimon Community Centre.  Runners €10, walkers €5.  Prizes for 1st, 2nd, 3rd, Men, Ladies & U16s.  Post-Race Refreshments/showers/changing facilities provided.

Kilmacsimon Rowing Club Lotto Results Lotto Results 21st January, 2019.  Numbers drawn – 8, 30, and 32. No jackpot winner.  €35 winners: AJJ c/o The Still.  Kevin O’Mahony, c/o The Kilmacsimon Bar.  Laura & Eoin Moynihan, Bandon.  Next week’s jackpot is €4,000 and will be held in The Stables, Bandon on Monday January 28th, 2019.

Innishannon/Knockavilla Friendship Club

Come join us on 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.

Valley Rovers GAA Lotto

No Jackpot winner last weekGAA Lotto is on Sunday 27th January 2019 in Crowley’s Bar.  Jackpot €5,600.  Last week’s numbers were 03-10-11-12.  Winners of €20: Finbarr Coleman & Kieran Delaney c/o Johnny’s, David Murphy c/o Crossbarry Inn, Brendan Lynch, Farnahoe, Martin & Carmel Duggan c/o Brinny Inn, Philip Sewell c/o Barrett’s, Shona, Cathal & Alisha Cronin, Clashanimud, Fionn O Murchu, Innishannon, Steve O Brien, Crossbarry & Jim Nolan, Farnahoe.

Valley Rovers Yearly Lotto Tickets

Are now due for renewal (renewal date 01/02/2019).  Please contact your local collector to renew your tickets or call Paul on 087-2700681 or email

Cormac O’Connor 2019 Tours (Knock & Lough Derg)

Two night Trip. May Sunday 26th May – Tuesday 28th May & Tuesday 3rd September – Thursday 5th September.  Knock Shrine Trips: St Joseph’s Young Priest Society Pilgrimage Saturday 22nd June, Padre Pio Pilgrimage Sunday 22nd September, All-night Vigil December 7th. For booking/enquiries call 023-8849196 or email

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. Class