Notices – 4th February 2018


Thanks to all who placed money into the fund raising box (replica of Innishannon Church) in Barrett’s Pub Innishannon.  A total of €343 was raised.  We have used this money to buy new Vestments.  Fr. Finbarr

Recent Deaths

We pray for Veronica Coughlan, Innishannon who died recently.


We pray for Mary O Sullivan, The Rock, Katherine Anne McCarthy, Deceased members of the O’Connell family Laherfineen, Deceased members of the McCarthy family Bandon/Innishannon, Francis Barrett Innishannon, Philip Cogan Innishannon/Cork, and Fr. John Cotter Crowhill.

Extra Collection

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

Life in the Spirit Seminars

Discover a personal relationship with The Lord, Knockavilla Community Centre Fri at 7.30pm (Feb 2nd– Mar 23rd) 086-0875625.

Innishannon/Knockavilla Community Alert – Information Meeting

A public information meeting in conjunction with Innishannon/Knockavilla Community Alert will be held in Innishannon N.S on Monday February 5th at 8pm.  Topic for discussion are: Security of people’s homes and businesses which will be addressed by members of An Garda Siochana.  A guest speaker will give a talk on Data Protection and Cyber Security.  Everybody Welcome (meeting will also incorporate the AGM). 

Knockavilla Community Centre

For future bookings please contact Marion Murphy 086-2571050.

Innishannon/Knockavilla Defibrillator Group News

A “Skills Night” for all in the group will be held on Monday, Feb 12th. 8 – 9pm in Upton. 3. A course for anyone wishing to be trained in C.P.R and using the defibrillator will be held on Monday, March 5th starting at 6.30pm in Upton. To book your place ring/text Tom 086-8207540, Nora 086-2851553, Siobhán 087-6882265. 4. Our annual Fundraising Quiz Night will be held on Friday, Feb 23rd in Barrett’s Bar, Innishannon at 8.30pm. Great night assured. Your support for this important community initiative will be much appreciated.

River Rhythms Choir

Have you tried Innishannon’s newest choir, River Rhythms? We are a mixed choir singing fun & contemporary songs. Come try out our new melody section for less experienced singers. We rehearse every Tuesday, 8-9.30pm downstairs at Innishannon Parish Hall. Contact Kat 086-3069010 or check River Rhythms Choir on Facebook for more information. All welcome!

Tidy Towns Table Quiz

Will be held in Barrett’s Bar at 8pm on Friday 9th Feb with Quiz master Jim Kilduff.   This is a very enjoyable and sociable night.  It is also our annual fundraiser, so please support our efforts to keep Innishannon looking good. 

Scoil Mhaoilíosa

The school are now accepting enrolments for September 2018, (021-4775662).  Our Open Day is Wednesday 21st February 1.40 – 2.40 pm. 

Castlelack National School

Are starting to take enrolments for September 2018.  We will have our open day on Thursday February 22nd 1.30 – 3pm.  Any queries please ring 023-8843786.  Looking forward to seeing you then.

Innishannon I.C.A

Meeting downstairs in the Parish Hall at 8pm on Wednesday 7th February.

Innishannon Flower & Garden Club

Innishannon Flower and Garden Club will host Liam Grainger on Wednesday Feb 14th at 8pm in Barrett’s Lounge Innishannon.  Liam will speak about “Spring Time in the garden”.

Valley Rovers GAA Lotto

GAA Lotto is on Sunday 4thFebruary 2018 in The Crossbarry Inn.  Jackpot €2,750.  No Jackpot winner.  Last week’s numbers were 04-07-13-18.  Winners of €20: Sean Og & Ann Lordan c/o Downs Centra, Patsy White c/o Nora Creedon, Kieran & Laura c/o Con Murphy, Brian Crowley c/o Johnny’s, Sean O’Callaghan, Castlelack, Roisin Burke, Ratharoon, Sean Lynch, Ballymurphy North, Tadgh Fitzgerald, Coolmoreen, Maeve O’Brien & Cormac Desmond, Lissaniskey.

Valley Rovers Yearly Lotto Tickets   Are due.  Please contact your local collector to renew this year’s ticket.

Fixture: Senior Football League v Ballincollig Sunday February 4th in Ballincollig at 2.30pm.

Valley Rovers GAA, Joint Celebration

A joint celebration night including medal presentation for Adult GAA Club, Camogie Club and Ladies Football Club will be held on Saturday 10th February 2018 in the Munster Arms Hotel, Bandon at 7.30pm. Tickets priced at €25 each.

A joint celebration night for the juveniles where our juvenile boys, ladies footballers and camogie club will come together on Friday 16th February in the Munster Arms. Further details to follow.

The Friendship Club      

This Thursday we will have bingo.   New Members greatly welcomed with transport provided, contact Ann 087-4025269.

Irish Blood Transfusion Service- Thanks

101 Donors attended our Blood Donor Clinic in The Marian Hall.  This generosity and commitment to helping others is very much appreciated.  Donating Blood is a precious gift that brings life and hope to patients, their families and friends.

Kilmacsimon Swimming & Rowing Club Lotto Results

Lotto Results 29th Jan, Numbers: 9, 22, 23. No Jackpot Winner.  €35 winners – Ann Fehilly, Innishannon, Willie Lawlor, Bandon, John O’Leary, Ballinadee.  Next week’s jackpot is €3,250 and Mon draw will be held in Corcoran’s Bar, Ballinadee

Survivorship Meeting

Survivors of childhood and adolescent cancer, their families and friends are welcome to a Survivorship Meeting in the Clayton Hotel Cork City at 5.30pm on Thursday 15th February. This meeting is to discuss the health concerns and long-term follow-up of survivors. For more info contact Patricia McColgan at 086-2532819 or or Julianne Byrne at 041-9836041 or

Irish Cancer Society Volunteers

The Irish Cancer Society operates a free transport service for patients attending hospital for chemotherapy treatment. Volunteer Drivers pick the patient up at the door of their home, drop them at the hospital door, and then when finished treatment, will pick them up and drop them home. Volunteer expenses are paid. Patients wishing to avail of this free service should contact their healthcare professional, visit the Society’s website at or contact the Irish Cancer Society for more information on 01-2310522.

The Irish Cancer Society’s Daffodil Centres (Cork University Hospital and the Bon Secours) are currently looking for volunteers to support patients and their families. Duties to include – welcoming enquirers to the centre by talking, listening and identifying their needs. Training provided. For info call Deirdre Murphy on 01-2310564 or

Cork & Ross Pilgrimage to Lourdes 2018

11-16 June, 5 nights full board accommodation. Booking forms available from the Pilgrim Section from Joe Walsh Tours, 117 Patrick Street 021-4277959. Enquiries for special sick/assisted section to: The Pilgrimage Director, V.Rev Canon James O’Donovan, Parochial House, Ballinlough, Cork 021-4292296.

Church of The Real Presence, Curraheen Road, Pilgrimage.

16-24th April 2018 to San Giovanni, Pietrelcina, Rome. Direct flight from Dublin to Bari/Rome to Dublin (return coach from Cork to Dublin included). Call Premier Travel, 2 Grand Parade, Daunt’s Square, Cork 021-4277700 email

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 08