Notices – 7th October 2018

Station Mass: Station for Garryhankard & Clashanimud at Mary & Connie Kelleher’s on Monday 22nd October at 8pm.  Station for Kilmore/Brinny 10th November at 11am at Michael Murphy’s.  Station for Ballymountain South, Farnagow & Knockroe at Mary Casey’s and Anthony Dempsey’s on Friday 16th November at 8pm.  If you want to have a Station Mass please contact Fr. Finbarr.

Important notice, Due to the Data Protection Act

From Friday 25th May 2018, if you need to pick up a Birth or Confirmation Certificate or a Letter of Freedom, you will need to present some sort of ID.  If you cannot pick it up yourself you will need to notify us of the person collecting the certificate & that person must present ID.  You may call the Parish office 021-4776794 9am-2pm on Thursdays if you have any queries.


We pray for Kathleen Keane, Stoke-On-Trent, UK, Joan Mulcahy, Gurranes, John Lynch, Knockroe, Laurence & Mary Scannell, Ballygroman, Mary & Jeremiah McCarthy, Dunmanway, Jeremiah & Brigid O’Donovan, Barna, Nan Young, Waterfall and Nora Cullinane, Skevanish.

Extra Collection

There will be an extra collection next weekend for Diocesan Needs.

Knockavilla Church

Eucharistic Ministers Rota available in the church.

Innishannon Church

Readers List available in the church.

The World of Nano Nagle

Sat 20th Oct: Maurice Bric UCD: The World of Nano Nagle when the Penal Laws were enforced, ignored and abolished. 10am – 4pm; €65 incl. light lunch; Booking required Nano Nagle Birthplace 022-26411

Workshop on the Acts of the Apostles

Workshop on The Acts of the Apostles,  A Story of Mission and Church for Today presented by Luke MacNamara OSB (Glenstal and Maynooth) on Sat 20th Oct from 10am to 1pm Sacred Heart, Western Road.  Cost €10. To book or 021-4295122.

Would you like to join St. Mary’s Church Choir, Innishannon?

Why not come along and see if you would like it?  No previous choir experience required.  Just bring your enthusiasm and voice.  We would be delighted to have you on board.  For information contact Breda 085-8118089 or any choir member.

Valley Rovers GAA Lotto

GAA Lotto is on Sunday 7th October 2018 in Johnny Crowley’s Bar.  Jackpot €3,350.  No Jackpot winner.  Last week’s numbers were 03-09-23-31.  Winners of €20: Chrissie Nyhans & Mairead Cotter c/o Johnny’s, Tony Sylvester, Bandon, Denis O’Donovan, Lissard, Tim McCarthy, Clondrohid, Eva & Emily Ryan c/o F Kearney, Eoin O’Riordan, Clashanimud, Padraig O’Sullivan c/o Donal O’Sullivan, Rebecca Crowley, Ballinacurra & Noel O’Donovan, Curra.

Cork GAA Clubs Draw has great 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 €6,500 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 and be in with a chance to win these fabulous prizes for less than €2 per week. First draw November 2nd 2018.   Contact Denis O Riordan 087-9096691 Paul Hoey 087-6196254 Claire O Shea 086-3470503 Ted O Donovan 086-8246827 or online at

Innishannon Flower & Garden Club

Will meet on Wednesday Oct 10th at 8pm in Barrett’s lounge. Our guest speaker, Oliver, will give us some helpful hints and tips on “Autumn time in the garden”. All are welcome.

Community Exercise Group

Meet at Innishannon Parish Hall, Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 7am, and Monday at 10am.  Classes are free, but donations accepted. Presented by Lighthouse Counselling. For more information, call Curtis 085-8237118.

Innishannon/Knockavilla Friendship Club

Thursday 11th: Trip to Dunmanway Heritage Centre, October 18th: Talk by Mary Mullins from Horgan’s Chemist, October 25th: Exercise with Noel.  Transport provided, new members welcome.  Call Kathleen 087-7613184 or Assumpta 087-9578127.

Innishannon Parent & Toddler Group

Meet every Wednesday from 10-12am at the Innishannon Parish Hall. Enjoy a cup of tea, home baking and a chat with other parents while the kids play, do arts and crafts and some singing in a safe environment. Check out our Facebook page.

Innishannon/Knockavilla Defibrillator Group

Are currently organising C.P.R and Defibrillator training for clubs /groups or any individual in the parish wishing to avail of it.  Our next general course will be held on Monday, November 12th in Upton, commencing at 6.30pm.  Club/group training can be organised to suit groups. These courses are led by trained personnel and you will receive a certificate [Irish Heart Foundation]   on completion.  For further information contact: Nora 086-2851553, Tom 086-8207540, Siobhán 087-6882265.

A note for your diary – our annual fundraising quiz will be held on Friday, January 25th 2019 in Barrett’s Bar, Innishannon.

St. Brogan’s College Open Evening

Open Evening for all sixth class primary students and parents Thursday 11th October 6.30-8.30 pm. Principal’s Address at 8pm.

Coláiste Íde Open Evening

Coláiste Íde in Dingle are holding open days on the 13th & 14th of October from 12-4.  More information from 066-9151211 or

Rosary on the Coast for Life & Faith in Ireland

Will take place on Garrettstown Beach (Ballinspittle side) on Sunday 7th Oct (Rosary Sunday) at  Please join at one of the 129 locations around Ireland and with 42 other countries around the world to pray for the protection of Life and the restoration of Faith. Please check this website to find a location near you:  All are invited to come and pray.

Down Syndrome Cork

The Friends of the Down Syndrome Centre, Cork are holding their Christmas Floral Demonstration hosted by DJ Murphy at the Silversprings Clayton Cork on the 8th November at 8pm Tickets €10.  There will be a raffle for some of the arrangements made on the day. Tickets may be obtained by calling 021-4915616.

Bandon Badminton Club

Plays every Monday and Wednesday night at 8pm in the Presentation Convent Secondary School Hall in Bandon. Competitive and social badminton for all levels. Please check our Facebook page or contact Patrick at 087-9375748 for more information. All Welcome.