Notices – 29th April 2018

Stations & Masses

Mass on Wednesday 16th at 7.30pm in Innishannon & Thursday 17th at 9.30am in Knockavilla for those areas who had no Station Mass.  (Coolmoreen/Belrose, Keel/Ballyhandle, Lissagroom, Lissaniskey/Gurranes, Ballincourneenig/Finnis, Castlelack/Barna, Dunkereen/Killountain, Knockmullane/Dromkeen, Curranure, Kilpatrick, Woodlands/Ballymountain, Raheen/Curra, Killeens, Annaghmore/Ballydonaghy, Clogheen, Derrynagasha)

Stations: Friday 4th May for Kilmore/Brinny at Mary & Nelius Cremin’s at 8pm.  Friday 11th May for Rathnaroughy at Gerard & Susan O’Sullivan’s at 8pm.  Station Mass for Garryhankard & Clashanimid at Marguerite Kelleher’s on Thursday 31st May at 8pm.

No Mass in Innishannon next Wednesday 2nd May as the Confirmation Ceremony will be taking place in Knockavilla Church at 10.30am.




Recent Deaths

We pray for Hilda Giltinan, Innishannon, Jerry Dullea, Killeens, Patrick (Paddy) Casey, Donoughmore and Jeremiah (Bud) O Connor, Lisselton, Co Kerry who passed away recently.


We pray for P.J.Shiels Rigsdale.  Johnny Fitzsimon, Newbridge, Co Kildare/Clonakility.  We pray for Tim Cowhig, Clonmult & Killeens, Michael & Elizabeth McCarthy, Shanvally, Julia Finn, Derrynagasha, Jimmy & Terry Kennefick, Bishopstown, Mizie & Michael McDonnell, Ballymountain South and Mary & Jim Ryan, Russell Hill.

Extra Collection

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


Rosary will be recited each Saturday during the month of May at the Grotto in Innishannon village at 6pm.

Protect The 8th

Protect the 8th Conference at the Silver Springs Hotel, Cork on Monday April 30th at 7:30pm. Speakers: Declan Ganley, Patricia Casey, John Waters, Becky Kealy and Vicky Wall of Every Life Counts. All welcome!


We welcome Hannah Mary Byrne, Annaghmore, Innishannon to the Christian Community.

Recent Wedding

Congratulations to Miriam O’Mahony, Brinny Mills & Paul Deasy, Clonakilty who were married recently.

A Day of Reflection at Nano Nagle Birthplace

On Wednesday 30th May from 10am – 4pm. Led by Fr. Jim Cogley, a psychotherapist and wood turner with nearly 40 years’ experience of healing; Journey of Transformation, the past that is unacknowledged can still influence the present.  Bookings to 022-26411 or e-mail:

Tidy Towns Work Nights

Each Tuesday night at 8pm volunteers will meet at the corner by the traffic lights to work at different venues in the village and along the approach roads.  Help is always welcome and much appreciated.   Tidy Towns is all about community and our slogan is ‘Together is Better’.

Alzheimer’s Tea Day

Thursday 3rd May is National Alzheimer’s Tea Day.  Families coping with Alzheimer’s need our support.  Please give them that support by coming to the home of Alice Taylor that morning to enjoy a cup of tea and a chat. Everybody welcome.

Innishannon I.C.A

Meeting downstairs in the hall on Wednesday 2nd May at 8pm.  New members welcome.

Castlelack I.C.A

Castlelack ICA will hold their AGM in the Social Centre Castlelack.  On next wed night May 2nd at 8pm.  New members are more than welcome.  The guild will hold a coffee morning on Friday 11th May in aid of Marymount.

Scoil Mhaoilíosa

A group of parents from Scoil Mhaoilíosa are entering the relay of the Cork City Marathon to raise money for IT equipment for the school. Anyone interested in joining them please contact the school on 4775662.

We are having a Family Table Quiz in Upton Hall on Sunday the 29th of April from 3-5pm (NOTE TIME CHANGE). A maximum of 2 adults and a minimum of 2 children. All Welcome!

Gurrane National School Clothes Collection

Please donate clean unwanted clothes, bed linen, towels, curtains, shoes, bags, belts & soft toys. Mobile phones & laptops are also welcome but please keep in a separate bag.  Items can be dropped during school hours to the school hall up until 9.30am Monday the 30th April. If school hours do not suit please contact 086-3478903 and we will arrange collection from you.  Check out , our Facebook page

St Vincent De Paul

Have you 2-3 hours a week to spare for charity? Volunteers are urgently needed for the shop, Weir Street, Bandon. Full training will be provided, retail experience would be a great help but not essential. For further details, please call 086-8255092.

Valley Rovers GAA Lotto

GAA Lotto is on Sunday 29th April 2018 in Barrett’s Bar.  Jackpot €4’400.  No Jackpot winner.  Last week’s numbers were 01-03-07-14.  Winners of €20: John O’Keeffe & Pauline O Regan c/o Crossbarry Inn, Anthony O’Donovan & Pat Kearney c/o Frank Kearney, M.& C. Duggan c/o Brinny Inn, John Sugrue, Banteer, Dave Tyner, Ballinacurra, Paul Hoey, Dunkereen, Thomas O’Donovan, Kilbrogan Hill & Kieran O’Donovan, Barna.

Kilmacsimon Swimming & Rowing Club Lotto Results

Lotto Results 23rd April.  Numbers drawn 10, 27, 28.  No Jackpot Winner. €35 winners Tony Sheehan Theresa O’Neill, Clohane John & Eileen Quin, Dunderrow.   Next week’s jackpot is €1,750 and Mondays draw will be held in the Kilmichael Bar, Bandon.

Afternoon Tea Dance

Will be held in Kilmacsimon Community Centre on Sunday, 29th April from 3 – 6pm.  Music by “Dave Rea “.  All are welcome. 

Cork Association for Autism 

Is having its bi annual Flag Day next Thursday May 3rd. They are looking for volunteers that would be so kind as to give up their time for a couple of hours on the day. The Flag Day will be taking part in the following locations in North and East Cork. If you are interested in volunteering contact 021-4533642 or email

West Cork Rapid Response

A Coffee Day will be held at the home of Patrick & Betty Hennessy, Kilmalooda, Ballinascarthy on Saturday 5th May 11am-6pm for the West Cork Rapid Response.  An open invitation extends to everyone to come along and enjoy a cuppa and a chat.

Catholic Summer Youth Festival

16-19th August at the Cistercian College, Mount St. Joseph Abbey, Roscrea, Co Tipperary.  Call 01-6753690 or  Donation only, free buses, ages 16-35, an amazing experience.

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.  Call 086-8764576/086-3230016.