Notices – 7th October 2017


Parish Office (Change of day)

The parish office will now open every Thursday 9am-2pm. Please have your notices in by the Wednesday of each week. You can follow us on Facebook and Twitter to keep up with parish news. Also note that the weekly notices are posted on the website at

Station Masses

Station for Leighmoney, Lissard, Laharn, Lisheeda & Shippool Thursday 12th October at 8pm at Denis O Donovans. Saturday 28th October at 10.30am for Knockroe, Farnagow & Ballymountain South at Celine & Mark Troy’s. Saturday 4th November at 11am for

Russell Hill & Crowhill at Anne & Michael Lynch’s. If you are having a Station Mass please contact me. Fr. Finbarr.

Recent Deaths

We pray for Fr. Jerry Hyde, former P.P of Kinsale who died recently. We pray for Joan Mulcahy, Gurranes who died recently.


We pray for Jerry O’Mahony, Ballymountain South, Peter Callanan, Ballymountain South, Rosemary Lynch, Rockfort/Upton, Sheila Walsh, Ballymurphy, and deceased members of the Ryan/Burke families, Ballymurphy and Julia Cronin, Lissaniskey.


We welcome Cara Niamh Carroll, Skevanish and Jessica Susan Rafferty, Farnahoe to the Christian Community.


Congratulations to Fergal Coughlan, Ballycoughlan & Amy Quinn, Thomastown, Kilkenny who were married recently.

Eucharistic Adoration

Eucharistic Adoration continues each Tuesday in Upton, Wednesday in Innishannon and Friday in Knockavilla. See notice boards in Churches for times. Everyone is welcome to be part of this devotion.

Friendship Club

Next Thursday exercise with Anne & old time favourites with Jim McCarthy. New members warmly welcomed & transport provided for info call Ann 087-4025269.

Strictly Valleys 2018

Are looking for dancers & people to join our committee. Practice will commence November 10th. If interested contact Rebecca on 087-9634344 or find us on Facebook.

The Kube Fundraiser

Best of luck to all contestants taking part in the Kube fundraiser for Innishannon playground this October 14th in the Carrigaline Court hotel. For tickets please contact 087-2989421.

Community Alert

Anyone who thinks they may be eligible for a pendant alarm/panic button please contact Barry 087-9336946, Phil 087-2200210 or Hazel 086-1071960.

Innishannon Cub Scout Group

Are looking for any old uniforms. If you have a uniform that you are willing to donate/sell, please call Trish on 087-6553187.

Knockavilla Social Club

A general meeting is being held in the social centre on Wednesday 11th October at 8pm. We would like to see a representative from all organisations who use the centre to be present on the night. Now that the centre has been renovated we would like to increase the number of members on the committee to help with the running of the centre. This is a great amenity and we hope to keep it in good repair for the enjoyment of all the community. We hope to see you at the big gathering on October 11th.

Innishannon Flower & Garden Club

Will host Dave from Future Forests Garden Centre, Kealkill Bantry. Dave will speak about “winter interest in the garden”. This takes place in Barrett’s Lounge, Innishannon at 8pm on Wed 11th October. New members and visitors welcome.

Innishannon Macra Sports Night

Every Thursday Night at 9.30pm in Innishannon Parish Hall. First night free then just €2. A fun non-competitive sports night where a variety of sports will be played. Get fit make new friends, open to everyone over 17. You do not have to be a member of Macra to come along.

River Rhythms Choir

Is a mixed choir singing contemporary songs. The ability to read music is not necessary, just the love of singing. Come try it out! Every Tuesday, 8- 9:30pm, downstairs at Innishannon Parish Hall. Call Kat 086-3069010 or find River Rhythms Choir on Facebook.

St Brogans College, Bandon Open Evening

For all sixth class Primary students and parents. Thursday 12th October. 7-8.30 pm. Principal’s Address at 8pm.

Coláiste Íde, Dingle, Open Day

Open day on the 14th & 15th October 12 noon-4pm. More information from 066-9151211or

Valley Rovers

Valley Rovers GAA Lotto is on Sunday 8th October in Twohigs Bar. Jackpot €4’250. Last week’s numbers were 02-12-13-32. No jackpot winner. Winners of €20: Liz & David Hurley & Margaret Ryan c/o Downs Centra, Chrissie Nyhan & Leslie Buttimer c/o Johnny’s, Aine & Seamus c/o Brinny Inn, Dolores Burke c/o O’Sullivans Centra, Jim Nolan, Farnahoe, John Canty Snr, Russell Hill, Helen Harte, Ballinascarthy and John O’Mahony, Castlelack.

Cork GAA Clubs Draw has more prizes than ever with 10 prizes of €20,000, 10 year Premium Páirc Uí Chaoimh Tickets & 19 other prizes of cash & hotel breaks in each of 12 monthly draws. 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 and be in with a chance to win these fabulous prizes for less than €2 per week. First draw November 3rd 2017. Contact Denis O’Riordan 087-9096691 Paul Hoey 087-6196254 Claire O’Shea 086-3470503 Ted O Donovan 086-8246827 or online at