THE LATE RITA BARRETT: The death occurred on February 28 in London of Margaret (Rita) Barrett (Nee Harrington) formerly of Upper Cork St. Mitchelstown. The late Rita had b een living in London for many years. She was predeceased by her husband William (Ballyarthur) Mitchelstown. There was a large and represented attendance at the removal on Saturday evening from O’Brien’s Funeral Home Mitchelstown to the Parish Church and also at the Requiem Mass and burial on Sunday. Interment took place to trhe adjoining cemetery. To her sons Kevin, David and Gerald, sister Anna (Timmins) daughters in law Irene and Fiona, grandchildren James, Freya, Johnny, nieces, nephews, grandnephews, grandnieces, relatives and friends we tender our sincere sympathy.
COOKERY DEMONSTRATION: There will be a monster Cookery Demonstration at T.O. Park Knockadea on Wednesday March 20. It is in aid of the Irish Heart Foundation and other charities. Chef on the night will be Frank Moynihan. It start at 8pm.
YOUTH 2000 RETREAT: All young people between the ages of 16 & 35 are invited to the Youth Retreat in Mount Mercy College, Model Farm Road Cork from Friday March 22 to Sunday March 24. This is a great opportunity to explore and develop your faith and its struggles with other young people. If anyone is interested just go along for the week end or part of it. For more details contact John 086 – 3301766 the Parish Office Mitchelstown or Fr Ml. Fitzgerald PP or check www.youth2000.ie
FUNDRAISING CLOTHING DAY: St Fanahan’s College Parent’s Council are having a Fundraising Clothing collection. Bags can be dropped to St Fanahan’s College from now up to April 18 during school hours.
EMIGRANTS DISPLAY: Peter Robinson emigrant ships display now at the Library Mitchelstown until February 23. It depicts 1825 emigration of farmers and workers from the parish of Mitchelstown, Brigown, Templetenny to Ottawa to make a new life.
BALLINDANGAN 45: Sheila Leahy Castleterry and Betty Condon, Curraheen, Maureen Kenneally Mitchelstown and Tom Hennessy, Ballindangan, Tom Davern & Ger Leahy Ballylanders, Bridie Moloney and Mollie Donegan Mitchelstown. Secret games Denis & Nuala Cronin, Killavullen, Ann Coughlan and John Morley Ballindangan, Raffle Maureen Kenneally, Mitchelstown, & Tom Hennessy Ballindangan, Phil Walsh & Noel O’Neill, Ballindangan, Sheila Leahy and Betty Condon, Ballindangan.
BALLYGIBLIN GAA: Ballygiblin Junior A hurlers were in action in the Cavanagh’s Fermoy Div 1 HL at Ballygiblin on Saturday when they played Ballyhea. Ballyhea emerged winners in the end by 3 - 9 to 1- 11. Team Joe Caplice, Eoin Coughlan, Pat Norris, Diarmuid Lynch, Declan Power 0-1, Fionn Herlihy, Kieran Duggan 0-2, Barry Coffey, Brian O’Gorman, Michael Walsh 0-1, Shane Beston 1-4, Greg Carroll, Joseph O’Sullivan 0-2(0-1f) David Norris 0-1 Cian O’Mahony. Subs Jason Cott for Cain O’Mahony, Tom Molan for Eoin Coughlan, Dean Barry for Greg Carroll.
PARK UNITED F.C. LOTTO: There was no jackpot winner of the top prize €1,450. The winning numbers were 2, 7, 15. 17. Three match 3 each received €50 as follows – Craig Robinson c/o T Gallagher, Phil Sherlock c/o Davy, Trish Sheedy Croughevoe. Winner of €25 voucher Mary Milward, Mitchelstown.
KNOCKADEA COMMUNITY & SPORTS LOTTO: The numbers drawn were 1, 12 & 22. There was no winner of the €1,300 jackpot. Lucky dip winners were €30 each to Dave Walsh, Burncourt c/o Bridie Walsh and Michael McDonnell Kilgarriff Ballylanders c/o Billy O’Callaghan. €20 each to Denise Walsh Cork c/o Bridie Walsh and Catherine Lee Labamallogga c/o Tina Carroll.
BALLINDANGAN COMMUNITY LOTTO: The winning numbers were 13, 17, 19 & 23. There was no winner of the jackpot of €2000. Consolation prizes €30 each to Mary Murphy, Clara Road Millstreet and Cyril Aherne, Ballylough Mitchelstown. €20 each to Mary Buckley Castleterry and Eleanor Kearney, Coolquane Leamlara.
KILDORRERY COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT LOTTO: The numbers drawn were 1, 14 & 17. There was no jackpot winner. Lucky dip winners of €30,00 each Mary Fitzgibbon, Ballynoe Kildorrery, Roisin Guerin Tankardstown Kildorrery, Martin Hennessy Kildorrery.
GLANWORTH GAA LOTTO: The numbers drawn were 4, 13, 22 & 25. There was no winner of the jackpot of €1200 Four lucky dip winners each received €25 Anna Casey c/o Carey’s Shop, Sean O Brien c/o Ted Linehan, Gus O’Reilly c/o Kevin O’Keeffe, Mick Lewis c/o Kathleen Finn.
MITCHELSTOWN GAA: Our Under 21 A footballers received a bye into the Avondhu Under 21 AFC semi final. They will meet Clyda Rovers on Saturday March 23. The winner will meet Fermoy/Kilshannig/ Mallow or Charleville in the final probably Easter week end.