Notices – 3rd November 2019

Popes Intention for November Universal – Communication and Reconciliation

That a spirit of dialogue, encounter and reconciliation emerges in the Near East, where diverse religious communities share their lives together.

Novena to the Holy Souls 3rd – 10th November

Sun 3rd Knockavilla 10am & Innishannon 11.30am

Monday 4th Knockavilla 9.30am & Innishannon 7.30pm

Tuesday 5th Knockavilla 9.30am & Innishannon 7.30pm

Wednesday 6th Knockavilla 9.30am & Innishannon 7.30pm

On Wednesday 6th we will pray for the deceased & bereaved of the past year. 

Thursday 7th Knockavilla 9.30am & Innishannon 7.30pm

Friday 8th Knockavilla 9.30am & Innishannon 7.30pm

Saturday 9th Knockavilla 10am & Innishannon 6.30pm (NB time)

Sunday 10th Knockavilla 10am & Innishannon 11.30am

Envelopes for the Novena of Masses are available in both churches.

Station Masses Thursday 14th November at 8pm for Kilmore/Brinny in Carmel & Michéal Manning’s.  Friday 13th December at 7.30pm for Dromkeen & Curranure in Margaret & Jerry O’Sullivans.  If you want to hold the Station Mass in your home, please contact Fr. Finbarr.


We pray for Fr. Seamus McKenna, Upton, Carmel McCarthy, Rathnaroughy, Sheila Lynch, Shippool, Sheila & William Kent, Carraig Na bhFear & Eamonn Kent, Carraig na bhFear.


We welcome Shauna Hannah Hurley, Skevanish, Innishannon to the Christian Community.


Congratulations to Joseph Crowley, Slievegullane and Jessica Desmond, Ballinhassig on their recent marriage.

Book of Revelations (Date change due to Bank Holiday)

Chona Evans will speak on the Book of Revelations in St. Patrick’s Upton on Monday 4th November at 8pm.  All welcome.

Innishannon/Knockavilla Friendship Club

7th Nov: Exercise with Alan, 14th Nov: Talk from The Sage Advocacy, 21st Nov: Music with Joe Collins, 28th Nov: Celebrating the Club’s 10th Anniversary, Dec 14th: Christmas lunch in the Coppergrove, Bandon.  Transport provided, new members welcome.  Call Kathleen 087-7613184/Assumpta 087-9578127.

Coffee Morning/Cake Sale in Aid of Valleys Lipsync

Coffee morning/Cake sale in aid of Valleys Lipsync (club development fund) Sunday the 3rd of Nov in Knockavilla Hall 10.30am onwards.

Valley Rovers Open Meeting

Valleys Rovers will be holding an open meeting on Friday the 15th November at 8pm in Innishannon Parish Hall to acknowledge the handover of additional land in Brinny and to provide an overview of the future development plans. All members and non-members of the club are welcome especially parents of young children in the underage clubs.

Innishannon I.C.A

Meeting in the hall at 8pm on Wednesday 6th November.

Blessing of Graves at St. James Cemetery

Will take place on Sunday 10th November at 3pm at St. James Cemetery, Chetwynd, Togher (Off the Bandon Road).  All Welcome.

Innishannon Steam & Vintage Rally AGM

Will take place on Wednesday November 27th in Knockavilla Hall at 8.30pm. Everybody welcome.

Coffee Morning for Marymount

The Hospice Coffee Morning at the home of Alice Taylor made €720, which is now lodged to the Marymount account.  Thanks to all who supported the great work of Marymount.

Coffee Morning for The Irish Cancer Society

Knockavilla National School Parent’s Association, will be holding a Coffee Morning in aid of the Irish Cancer Society on Sun 14th Nov in Knockavilla Hall at 11am. Lots of yummy treats & cakes and all are welcome. Your support would be greatly appreciated.

Innishannon Knockavilla Defibrillator Group Table Quiz

Our annual Quiz fundraising quiz will be held on Friday, January 31st 2020 in Barrett’s Bar, Innishannon. Save the date.

Gurrane School Clothes Collection, Table Quiz & Toddler Open Morning

Clothes Collection: Final days for Gurranes NS clothes collection next Mon & Tue, 4th and 5th of Nov during school hours. Please donate clean unwanted clothes, also bed linen, towels, curtains, bags, belts and soft toys. No duvets or pillows. If times do not suit please call 086-3478903 prior to Tues 9pm.

Table Quiz: Table quiz in The Crossbarry Inn on Friday 15th Nov at 9pm in aid of Gurranes NS. Everyone welcome.

Toddler Morning: Open Toddler morning at Gurranes NS on Saturday 16th Nov between 10:30am and 12pm. 

Cork Scripture Group

Working to Renew the Church.  A Biblical View with Fr Gerry O’Hanlon SJ on Saturday November 9th from 10am-1.00pm in the Sacred Heart Hall, Western Road, Cork.  Cost: €10.

Valley Rovers GAA Lotto

No Jackpot winnerGAA Lotto is on Monday 3rd November 2019 in Johnny Crowley’s Bar.   Jackpot €3,650.  Last week’s numbers were 08-23-24-26.  Winners of €20: Treasa Coleman c/o Johnny’s, Margo Twohig c/o Twohig’s, Sharon & Declan Ryan and Carmel Davis c/o F.Kearney, Mary O Brien, Dromkeen, Sinead Curtin, Castlelack, Ger O Keeffe, Cluain Na Croise, Gerard Kiely & Karen Buglar Kilnagnady & Christine O Shea, Lissaniskey.

GAA Clubs Draw Hasgreat prizes with 10 prizes of €20,000, 10 year Premium Pairc Ui Caoimh Tickets & 19 other prizes of cash & hotel breaks in each of 12 monthly draws. Last year our members won over €6,000 in prizes.  Tickets cost €100 or €10 per month for 10 months. Of this €45 is returned to the club to help fund the great sporting and recreational facilities being provided in our parish.  Support your club, join today for less than €2 per week and be in with a chance to win these fabulous prizes.  First draw November 1st 2019.  Contact Denis O Riordan 087-9096691 Paul Hoey 087-6196254 Ted O Donovan 086-8246827 or Claire O Shea 086-3470503 or online at

Kilmacsimon Swimming & Rowing Club Lotto Results

Lotto Results October 28th.  Numbers drawn – 7, 19, 28.  €2,200 Jackpot winner.  Teresa Ryan, Kinsale.  Sellers Prize, Mary O’Donovan, Ballinadee.  Next week’s jackpot is €850 and will be held in The Railway Bar on Monday November 4th.