PATRICK’S DAY PARADE: There was a very large entry of floats at the Annual St Patrick’s Day Parade in Mitchelstown,. Weather conditions were cold and dry. A huge crowd turned out on the route which came down Church St. Main St., Baldwin St and down King Square to the finish in New Square. Sincere thanks to the organising committee the Festival of the Galtees and to the Garda and stewards who ensured everything went off without a hitch.
SPRING MASS: There will; be a Spring Mass in Knockadea Community Centre this Friday night March 22 at 8pm. There will be blessing of animals, pets, land, water and flowers. Bring along your pets and have them blessed. Teas will be served.
KILDORRERY COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT LOTTO: The numbers drawn were 19, 21 & 40. There was no jackpot winner. Lucky dip winners €50 each Majella Feeney, Ballinahown, Fermoy Emmett Kelly Farrahy Kildorrery, John Colbert, Cloughleafin Mitchelstown,
PARK UNITED FC LOTTO: There was no jackpot winner. The numbers drawn were 10, 11, 12 & 24. Six match three each received €25, as follows - Mick Cotter c/o Nellie, Do Do c/o Jackie O’Brien’s, Maureen Kenneally c/o J Coleman, Mary Coleman c/o J Coleman, Johnny Coleman c/o Park United FC, Yvonne McNamara c/o Park United FC. Winner of €25 voucher Michael O’Brien.
KILDORRERY GAA LOTTO: The numbers drawn were 6, 20, 23 & 27. There was no jackpot winner. Three lucky dip winners each received €50 as follows – Bridie Linehan,. Kildorrery Post Office, Oliver Lillis, Clostogue Shanballymore, Noreen McLoughlan, Limerick Road Kildorrery.
KNOCKADEA COMMUNITY SPORTS LOTTO: The numbers drawn were 4, 10 & 11. There was no winner of the jackpot of €1,400 Lucky dip winners €30 each Peter Rea Labbamallogga c/o Bridie Walsh and Roger O Reilly Galbally c/o Tom Lonergan, €20 each to Paddy Ronan c/o Ballylanders Post Office and Roger Lee Labbamallogga c/o Tom Lonergan.
KNOCKADEA 45: Liam O Donoghue Dromleigh and Michael Kearney, Marshalstown, Bridget Fitzgerald Kilgarriff and partner, Table prizes Conor Fox Marshalstown and Bill O’Mahony Knockadea, Moss Creed Ballyanihan and Breda Moynihan Knockanevin, Nora & Andy Connolly, Knockadea, Raffle Francis Fitzgerald Ballylanders, Tom Sheerin Killee, Conor Fox, Marshalstown
KILBEHENNY BINGO: €20 A Mullins, J Meaney, M Power, E Caplice, R O’Donnell, K Nolan, G Cronin. Two winners (divide) E Slattery, J Crotty, Three winners divide P Doody, Mrs Walsh, Mrs Barrett) €30-00 M Coleman, €40 B McCabe, E Caplice, S Walsh, T Quirke, S Rice M Leonard, B Power, U McGrath. €50 A Gardiner €100 M Richards, Sheets €30 J Byrne, €100 Anon. Raffle €30 M O’ Dwyer, €20 H Martin, €10 K Kinsella, Free books N O’Mahony B Moloney,
UNDER 16 FOOTBALLERS BEATEN: Glanworth Under 16 A footballers lost out to Buttevant in Glanworth on Sunday last. The final score was 2 - 9 to 0- 6. Glanworth team Ciaran Murphy, James Kiely, Damian Curran, Jerome Fitzgibbon, Michael Blackburne, Stephen Condon, Eric Hanrahan, Jack Blackburne, Jack Coughlan, John O’Sullivan, Liam Foley, Brendan Sheehan, Haulie Murphy Aidan Walsh, Subs Kevin Lewis Jesse Walsh, Sean Gallagher, Eric O’Donoghue.
CBS HURLERS: Mitchelstown CBS Under 14 hurlers competed in a blitz competition in Cork Monday last. They played three games beating Glanmire, St Colman’s and Rochestown College to win the prize a bag of sliotars, bib s and training cones. The panel over the 3 games included Matthew Dawson-Furey (Glanworth) Ian Butler (Kildorrery) Fionn McLoughlan (Ballyporeen) Kieran Fox (Ballygiblin) Jordan Sheehy (Glenroe) Darren O Dwyer (Ballyporeen) Cathal Harrington (Kildorrery) Mark Keane (Ballygiblin) James Keating (Kildorrery) Cathal O’ Mahony (Ballygiblin) Lorcan Finn (do) Eoin Fenton (Kildorrery) Tony Watson (do) Ian O’Sullivan (Glenroe) Cathal Walsh-O’Grady (Kildorrery) Colm Whelton (Glanworth) David Blackburne (do) Eoin Flynn (Ballygiblin) Cillian Dollion (do) Jay Ambarish (do) Shane Connolly (Fr. Sheehy’s) Dylan Mullins (Glanworth) John Hunter (Kildorrery) Sean Leonard (Glanworth) Jack Lewis (Ballygiblin)
RUGBY: Mitchelstown’s success in recent Rugby competitions and on Saturday last they had a good home win over Mallow in the Under 17 Development Cup. Mitchelstown opened the scoring and lead all through. In the end they were victorious by a 10 point margin 17 to 7. Local squad Domnik Neau, Chris Noonan, Conor O’Brien, Shane Shanahan, Conor Peppard, James Meaney, John Landers, Dean Barry, Keith Fitzgerald, Alan Moloney, Ben Healy, Paul Waldron, Josh Evans, Jack Norris, Thomas Williers, Jack Kennedy, Brendan Curran, Sean Purcell, Denis Murphy.
GAA: This Saturday Mitchelstown play Clyda Rovers in the Under 21 A FC semi final in Shanballymore at 4pm. Ballygiblin have a home game in the Cavanagh’s Fermoy Div 1 HL v Dungourney on Sunday 12md.
MACRA TABLE QUIZ: Mitchelstown Macra na Feirme are holding a Table Quiz on Friday April 19. Tables of 4 €40 Venue to be confirmed. Enquiries to John 086-1721027.
ART CLASSES: There will be a 6 week course in Acrylic and oil painting in Carrigeen Kilbehenny from 8pm to 10-30pm on Tuesday nights. Contact Deirdre Dunne 085 -7844305.
MITCHELSTOWN GATHERING: Family clan tracing workshop – learn to trace your family tree in the New Library Mitchelstown this Saturday March 23 from 10am to 12md There is a display of emigrant ships at the Library Mitchelstown till Saturday March 23. It depicts 1825 emigration of farmers and workers from the parish of Mitchelstown, Brigown and Templetenny to Ottawa to make a new life.
COFFEE/TEA DAY : There will be a Coffee/Tea Day on Easter Monday April lst from 10am to 5pm organised by Paddy Ryan and family at their home in Garryleigh Mitchelstown, Proceeds towards Marymount Hospice Cork. Your support would be appreciated.
FLOWER & GARDEN CLUB: Mitchelstown Flower & Garden Club will host an evening of Gardening and preserves with Tim Crowley in the Town Hall this Thursday night March 21st 8pm Everyone is welcome.
BALLYGIBLIN PARENT’S COUNCIL: Ballygiblin Parent’s Council will be holding a used clothing collection after Easter on April 23. If you are planning a Spring Clean out and can hold used clothing, linens and textiles until then then the local Council members would be very grateful.