BALLYGIBLIN GAA : The Junior Hurlers travelled to Riverstown to face Sarsfields in the Avondhu-Imokilly Div 1 HL on Thursday evening where following a highly entertaining contest they were defeated on a 1-24 to 4-10 scoreline. The team was as follows : Christopher Noonan, Diarmuid Lynch, Cathal Murphy, Michael John Hayes, Declan Power, Stephen Fox, Barry Coffey, Brian O’Gorman, Michael Walsh, Keith McGrath, Brian O’Sullivan, Kieran Duggan, Joseph O’Sullivan 0-5, Shane Beston 4-3, Greg Carroll, Subs Seamus Barrett 0-1 for Keith McGrath, Pat Molloy for Brian O’Sullivan, James Sheehan for Greg Carroll, Dave Moher for Kieran Duggan. On this Sat evening they face Lisgoold at Ballygiblin at 7.00pm The draw for the Premier JHC quarter finals will be known this week end. Meanwhile preparation are still under way for celebrating the ‘Gathering’ over the week end June 22nd & 23rd. There will be events in the local school with the Ballygiblin team that won the North Cork Novice Hurling championship fifty years ago in 1963 being honoured as well as the team that won the Co JBHC title twenty years ago in 1993.
PARK UNITED AFC LOTTO: There was no winner of the weekly jackpot. The numbers drawn were 5, 8, 22 and 25. Match 3 share €150 (each receive €50) Anne Murphy c/o Park, James O’Brien c/o Mulberry Tree, Joan Noonan c/o Nellie, Winner of €25 voucher Denis Power,
KILDORRERY COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT LOTTO: The numbers drawn for the fortnightly lotto were 11, 16 and 33. Lucky dip winners of €50 each to John Collins, Farrahy Road, Mary Lonergan, Scart, Thomas Dunne, Ballyshonack, Kildorrery.
KILBEHENNY BINGO: €20 H Cott, K Walsh, B Fox, J Price, E McEvoy, V Kirwan, J Byrnes, K Egan and P Roche, €30 K Walsh, €40 J Crotty, K Russell, R Nixon, K Fox, G Murphy, B Fitzgerald, J Power, J Byrnes, €50 M Coleman €100 K Egan, Sheets €30 N Gallagher, €100 J Quirke, Raffle €30 P O’Brien, €20 M Galvin, €10 B McCabe, Free Books : M Coleman and M McGrath, Monthly sheets : ‘A line’ €100 M O’Dwyer, ‘full house’ €250 divided between P Roche, M Conway,
ANGLESBORO 45 DRIVE: Denis Wallace Galbally and Jim English Cullane, John Dawson Galbally and Anne Coughlan Ballindangan, Table prizes Carmel Quirke Anglesboro and Donal Hennessy Galbally, Sean Hanley and Tom Hogan Anglesboro, Billy Casey and Michael Cleary, Anglesboro Raffle Jim O’Sullivan Kilbehenny, Billy Casey, Anglesboro John Morey, Galbally.
KNOCKADEA LOTTO: There was no winner of the weekly jackpot. The numbers drawn were 3, 5 and 10. Lucky dip winners were €30 Ellen Roche, Kildorrery c/o Bridie Walsh, Eilish Sheehan, Ballylanders c/o Billy O’Callaghan €20 Catherine Crotty Mitchelstown c/o Mairead Lonergan, John Keane, Knockagarry c/o The Kingdom Bar, Ballylanders.
ST FANAHAN’S WELL MASS: The annual Mass at St Fanahan’s Well will take place on Monday evening next June 17th 7.30pm. St Fanahan’s Well is a very special place for many people in the locality and beyond. There is an invitation to all to attend.
FEAST OF ST. ANTHONY: There is a special devotion to St. Anthony by many of our parishioners and his shrine is one of the most visited in the Parish Church. The Feast of St Anthony is this Thursday June 13 and there will be special Mass to mark the Feast day during the Eucharistic Healing Hour at 8.00pm The anointing of the sick will also be given and the traditional practice of blessing lilies swill take place. St. Anthony was known for his exceptional purities and holiness. All are welcome.
MERIT AWARDS: The Mitchelstown Pioneer Centre has been awarded Gradam na Readoiri for the year 2012 in recognition of the overall quality of commitment and service in promoting the aims and goals of the Pioneer Total Abstinance Association of trhe Sacred Heart, held recently. This is the 6th time that the Gradam (pioneer Merit Award) has been awarded to the Mitchelstown Centre. Mass and presentations were held in the Church of St Francis Xavier Gardiner St. Dublin. The principal celebrant and homilist was Rev Fr Donal Neary SJ. and the readings were by Mr Robert Shannon (Bantry) President of the PTAA. Mr. Shannon spoke about the forthcoming International Gathering Conference 2013 hosted by the Pioneer Association. ‘The Spirit that sets us free’ overcoming addiction at All Hallows Centre Drumcondra 9 on Saturday and Sunday 28th and 29th September. Fort further information visit www.pioneerassociation.ie
THE LATE NOEL DENNEHY: The death occurred on June 5 at Mallow General Hospital of Noel Dennehy, Mulberry Mitchelstown. The late Noel a native of Fermoy Road Kildorrery was retired (Coillte) He was well known locally being of a very quiet disposition. There was a large attendance at the removal on Friday evening from Hannon’s
Funeral Home Kildorrery to Mitchelstown parish Church and also at the Requiem Mass and burial on Saturday. Interment took place to Kildorrery Cemetery. To his sisters Ann (O’Regan) Patricia (Redmond) brother Sean, brother in law John, uncles, aunt, nephews, nieces, relatives, friends we tender our sincere sympathy.
THE LATE JAMES WALSH: The death occurred after an illness on June 5 of James Walsh at his daughters residence in Castlelyons. The late James was a native of Labamallogga Mitchelstown and of 7 Ballyduff Cloyne. There was a very large attendance at the removal on Friday evening from Ronayne’s Funeral Home Patrick St Fermoy to St. Colman’s Church Cloyne and also at the Requiem Mass and burial on Saturday. Interment took place to the adjoining cemetery. To his daughter Una, son in law Liam, brothers, sisters, brothers in law, sisters in law, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and many friends we tender our sincere sympathy.
COMMUNITY COUNCIL AGM: Mitchelstown Community Council held their AGM on Tuesday night. The following were elected for the coming season. Chairman Liam O’Doherty, Hon Secretary Ellen Fitzgibon, Treasurer Mary Dennehy, Guest speaker on the night was John Hogan President Muintir na Tire who spoke in detail about Community Text Alert. Home care safety audits and rural isolation. The theme of his speech on the night was ‘be observant to the needs of others’. William Lambe was elected for the area of Abbey farm & Carrigroe. Upcoming project for Mitchelstown Community Council is teh recently acquired Forrest Hall, work on this building will commence shortly and it is expected to be complete by January 2015. Once the doors of this building are open many of the community groups will have access to its facilities with the Community Council being key tenants.