Notices – 3rd June 2018

Feast of Corpus Christi, Pope Francis on the Holy Eucharist

“The Eucharist is not a prize for the perfect but a powerful medicine and nourishment for the weak.”

The Corpus Christi Procession will take place on Sunday 3rd June at 7pm in the grounds of St Patrick’s, Upton.

 Please note this Bank Holiday Monday, Mass is on at 10am in Innishannon 




We pray for Liam O’Mahony, Farnahoe, Dan, Joan & Martin Coughlan, Ballycoughlan, Mary Kiely, Kilnagnady, Jo Bernard, Main Street, James Barrett, Crosses/Bandon, Ellen Barrett, The Village, Innishannon, Dan & Eileen O’Brien, Lissaniskey and Joe Crowley, Skeas/Clodagh.

Recent Death

We pray for Jim Cripps, Douglas Road, Cork who died recently.


Station Mass Friday 1st June for Raheen & Ballymountain North in Mary & Michael Palmer’s at 8pm.

Mass for the Bereaved

Mass for the Bereaved will be held in St. James Cemetery, Mahers Lane, off the Bandon Road on Tuesday 12th June at 7.30pm.  All welcome.

Gardens & Galleries

On Saturday 7th & Sunday 8th July from 10am to 5pm Innishannon will again host Gardens & Galleries.  Over that weekend a variety of gardens & art exhibitions will be open to the public.

Tidy Towns Work Nights

Thanks to all who came out to help up the hill last Tuesday night.  Thanks also to the car owners who on Wednesday morning parked off street to facilitate the County Council Sweeper which as a result of that co-operation did a great job.  This Tuesday night we will be at the village end of Bothar na Sop.

Knockavilla N.S

Knockavilla N.S. are holding a Parish Sports Evening, on Friday 15th June at 6.30pm sharp, in Brinny Pitch.  The sports are open to all children attending Gurrane, Castelack, Innishannon and Knockavilla National Schools.  Children living in the parish but are not attending these schools are also welcome to partake.  Looking forward to seeing you all on the 15th for a fun night.

Parents and staff would like to take this opportunity to congratulate our Girls in their great win last week in the Sciath na Scol, 3 in a row!!!!!!  We would also like to wish all the best to our parents that are taking part in the Cork City Marathon on Sunday 3rd June, for Knockavilla National School.

Valley Rovers GAA Lotto

GAA Lotto is on Sunday 3rd June 2018 in Barrett’s Bar.  Jackpot €5,150.  No Jackpot winner.  Last week’s numbers were 05-08-11-20.  Winners of €20: Jerry Larkin c/o O’Sullivan Centra, Jerry Healy c/o Nora Creedon, Jerry O’Sullivan c/o F.Kearney, Hannah Dunne, Kilmore, Cha Dinneen, Dunderrow, Liz Bugler, Kilnagnady, Mags Murphy, Newmarket, Fiachra & Cathal Barrett, Barrett’s Bar, Tadgh Burke, Barna & Rebecca Cronin, Canada.

Fixture; Junior B Football League v Crosshaven Tuesday June 5th in Crosshaven at 8pm.

Innishvilla Soccer Club

Congratulations to our U-16 team on winning The Cork Schoolboys Cup last Tuesday night.  In a nail-biting final they came out on top with a 2-1 score line against favourites Kanturk.  Goalkeeper Seán Egan was the hero of the evening with a string of fine saves including a last minute penalty.  At the other end of the pitch Neil Collins scored the all-important goals.  This was the team’s last game at schoolboy’s level after competing for 6 years, and what a wonderful finish it turned out to be.

Innishannon Steam and Vintage Rally

Will take place on Sunday 3rd & Monday 4th June.  Entertainment for young & old.  All proceeds to the Irish Cancer Society.  For further information check

Music Ministry Together, Summer Course

Each Summer Music Ministry Together organises a course for both youth & adults who have a passion for liturgical music and the desire to serve as ministers in their parishes, schools and communities.  Our theme this year is “Come to me”, taken from Matthew 11; 28-29.  The course will run from 3rd-8th July in Cistercian College, Roscrea.  Note for primary school teachers, this course is accredited for EPV days.  Enquiries to Sinéad Fleming, from the parish, who is a team member on 085-7791924.  Booking contact: Therese Flynn 087-6790336 or

Climate Challenge

The Climate Challenge – Our impact on a changing world.  Janet Twomey of Trocaire will speak on Trocaire’s experience of how Climate Change is affecting vulnerable communities. What positive changes can we make? Scoil Eoin, Innishannon, Wednesday 6th of June at 7.30pm.  All welcome. Admission free.  Innishannon/Knockavilla Peace and Justice Group.

Cork Autism Conference 2018

Re-Thinking Autism – A Positive and Integrative Approach, Sunday September 30th, Rochestown Park Hotel, Douglas Cork. Open to Parents, Families, Caregivers, Adults with ASD, Employers, Educators, Professionals, Agencies, Advocates and anyone with an interest in autism and Asperger’s syndrome. More info here: or call 089-2398900.

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