EASTER IN MITCHELSTOWN: Easter in Mitchelstown passed of very quietly. Many locals returned for the week end. Large attendances attended Church ceremonies and local businesses had a busy period. Gardai reported no major incidents or accidents.
DIVINE MERCY: This years Divine Mercy celebrations will take place in Mitchelstown Parish Church this Sunday April 7 from 2pm to 5pm. There will be Mass at 4pm. There will also be Rosary, Stations of the Cross and the Chaplet of Divine Mercy. Well known Faith Healer John Delaney will address the congregation. A number of priests will be available for confessions. Everyone is welcome.
KILDORRERY COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT LOTTO: There was no jackpot winner. The numbers drawn were 17, 26 & 28. Lucky dip winners €50 each to Nancy Dunne Ballynoe Kildorrery. Shamie Clifford c/o Funcheon Bar, The Barrett’s & O’Donoghue’s c/o The Funcheon Bar.
KNOCKADEA COMMUNITY SPORTS LOTTO: The numbers drawn were 6, 18 & 25. Mary Barrett, Ballyarthur Mitchelstown c/o Mairead Lonergan was the jackpot winner of €1600.
PARK UNITED FC LOTTO: Winning Numbers 1, 2, 10 & 12. There was no jackpot winner. One match 3 received €150 Linda Condon, Stagpark Mitchelstown c/o Mulberry Tree. Winner of €25 voucher Mary Hyland c/o Phil Sherlock.
KILBEHENNY BINGO: €20 J Crotty, M Finn, M McGrath, G Sheehan, S Walsh, G Roche, S Walsh, N Condon, (four winners divide) (B Crotty & B Mullins) €30 M McGrath, €40 B Lynch, M Richardson, R Nixon, H Cott, R Nixon, R Kinsella, J Quirke, 3 winners divide C Caplice, L Coleman, P Hennessy. €50 B McCabe, €100 M McGrath. Sheets €30 H Martin, E€100 B Burke, Raffle €30 B Fox, €20 B Fox, €10 B Gardiner. Free books B Rice and M Conway.
GAA: Mitchelstown Junior B footballers lost out to Liscarroll in the Div 3 FL at Mitchelstown on Sunday. The final score was 2-8 to 1- 8. Team : Thomas Power, Liam Molan, Kevin Mullins, David Sheehan, Shane Price 0-1, Jamie Finn, Sean Lane, Brendan Wiley, Padraigh Donegan 0-1, Liam Allen, James Sheehan 0-4 Peter Conroy 0-2, Kevin Moloney, Keith Kinsella, John Walsh. Ballygiblin Junior A hurlers lost out to Dungourney in the Avondhu-Imokilly Div 1 HL at Dungourney on Sunday by 1-15 to 1-10. Team Christopher Noonan, Diarmuid Lynch, Declan Power 0-1, Tom Molan, Keith McGrath, Fionn Herlihy, Stephen Fox, Barry Coffey, Michael Walsh, Greg Carroll, Danny Duggan, Shane Cahill 1-1, Joseph O’Sullivan 0-7 Brian O’Sullivan 0-1, Cain O’Mahony, Subs Jason Cott, Eoin Coughlan, Shane Beston. Ballygiblin will play Harbour Rovers in the Div 1 HL in Glanworth this Saturday evening 6.30pm
MANDEVILLE BRIDGE: lst H/Cap Eileen Ring and Geraldine O’Donovan, 2nd H/c Jerry Colbert and Liam Allen, lst gross Marie Roche and Peg Brennock, 3rd H/c Carmel Sheedy and Angela Cooper, 4th H/c Margaret Kiely and Mary O’Connell, 5th H/c Liam Casey and Theresa O’Grady. lst H/c Alice Noonan and Angela Cooper, 2nd H/c Frank Roche and Moira Coughlan, lst gross Joan O’Shea and Nora Lonergan, 3rd H/c Nellie Fraher and Pat Hanley, Gross Jim Flynn and Jim Griffin. lst H/c Noel Bradfield and John Lyons, 2nd H/c Eileen Rea and Kay Fox.
lst gross Jim Griffin and Frank Roche, 3rd H/c Mary Hanley and Olive O’Brien,
2nd gross Mary Mason and Mary Crowley. 4th H/c Liam Casey and Theresa O’ Grady, 3rd gross Joan O’Shea and Mary Waldron, 5th H/c Liam Allen and Jerry Colbert. lst H/c Alice Noonan and Pat Hanley, 2nd H/c Frank Roche and Sheila Leahy, lst gross Theresa O Grady and Jim Griffin, 3rd H/c Kathleen Condon and Moira Coughlan, 2nd gross Kathleen Boland and Claire O’Keeffe. 4th H/c Anne Courtney and Catherine O’Donovan.
BALLYGIBLIN PARENT’S COUNCIL: Ballygiblin Parent’s Council will host a talk by John Lonergan former Governor Mountjoy Prison in Ballygiblin National School on Monday night April 22 8pm. It is an Open meeting and all are welcome. Light refreshments will be served. Admission is €5.
MITCHELSTOWN MACRA: Mitchelstown Macra will hold a Table Quiz on Friday April 19. Tables of 4 €20 Venue to be confirmed. For details tel John 086-1721027.
COMMUNITY GAMES AGM: Mitchelstown Branch Community Games will hold their AGM on Tuesday April 30 in the Town Hall 8pm
ANGLESBORO 45: Jim O’Sullivan and Paschal Noonan, Ardpatrick, Pauline McGrath and John Morley Anglesboro, Sean Hanley Anglesboro and Lar Hennebry Galbally, Table prizes Mossie Hanley Anglesboro & Eddie Moriarty Kilglass, Majella O’ Sullivan & Marian Barry Anglesboro, Billy Casey & Michael Cleary Anglesboro. Raffle Denis Wallace, Glenroe, Rita Noonan, Kilbehenny, Rom Lyons Glenroe.
PILGRIMAGE TO KNOCK: There will be an Apostolate of Perpetual Eucharistic Pilgrimage to Knock celebrating the Year of Faith on April 20th. Bus leaving Cloyne Diocese. Contact. Catherine 087-7727496.