NEW CANON: Fr Michael Fitzgerald PP Mitchesltown was appointed Canon at a ceremony in Cobh on November 25. Fr Fitzgerald has been attached to Mitchesltown for the past 10 years. In 2008 he was appointed Parish Pries and now Canon. The newly appointed Canon is very well known throughout the Diocese and is very popular within the Parish and further afield.
FOOTBALLERS IN CO FINAL: Mitchelstown’s Junior footballers remain on course for a Co Junior A league and championship double when they edged out a gallant Kilmurry side in the Co JAFL semi final at Mourneabbey on Monday night by the narrowest of margins.
The final score was 0 -14 to 0- 13. ‘Town now meet Bandon in the Co final. Team Luke Hanna, Sean Coughlan, Stephen Fox, Michael Maher, Eoin Burke, Pat Molloy, Fionn Herlihy, Laurence O’Flynn 0-1, Dave Dineen 0-1 Greg Carroll, Michael Walsh 0-4, Jason Cott 0-1, James Sheehan 0-3 (0-1f) Shane Cahill, Shane Beston 0-4 (0-1f) Subs Jamie Finn for Greg Carroll, Anthony O’Brien for Jason Cott.
ST. FANAHAN’S HURLERS LOSE OUT: St Fanahan’s College senior (D) hurlers were well beaten by Colaiste Ghobnatan in the Co final at CIT Grounds on Friday night last. At half time the Mid Cork side were 4 -11 to 0-5 clear. St. Fanahan’s had two goals in the second half but the outcome was never in doubt. Local lineout: Conor Coughlan (Ballygiblin) James Hackett (Skeheenarinky) Tiernan O’Brien (do) Killian Finn (Ballygiblin) Darragh Kenneally (do) Eoin Coughlan (do) Damian Curran (Glanworth) Eamonn Kelly (Galtee Gaels) Andrew Gorey (do) Jack Roche (Ballygiblin) Jack Norris (do) Dylan Price (do) Jack Corbett (do) Chris Noonan 1-6 (1-5f) (do) Jack O’Sullivan 0-1 (do) Subs : Darragh Hannon 1-1 (Glanworth) for Andrew Gorey, Jason Lane (Glenroe) for Jack Corbett, Dylan Farrelly (Ballygiblin) for Jack Roche.
ANGLESBORO 45: Larry English Cullane and Sean Hanley Anglesboro, Anthony Hanrahan Turbeigh and Michael Kearney, Marshalstown. Table prizes ; Carmel Quirke Anglesboro and Ger Leahy, Ballylanders, Ann Coughlan and Phil Walsh, Ballindangan, Mary Hyland Mitchelstown and Joan O’Brien Glenroe, Raffle : Ann Coughlan, Ballindangan, Pat Hyland Galbally, Jim O’Sullivan, Mallow.
CONCERN CHURCH GATE COLLECTION: The annual Church Gate collection for Concern will be held in Mitchelstown, Ballygiblin, Kilacluig and Kilbehenny the week end 21st December. Your support would be greatly appreciated.
KILDORRERY COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT LOTTO: The numbers drawn were 7, 11 & 31. There was no jackpot winner. Lucky dip winners of €50 each were Laura Guerin, Tankardstown, Kildorrery, Bridget Leonard Kilcruig Kilfinane and Birdie Hannon, Farrahy Road, Kildorrery. Next weeks jackpot is €1400.
BALLINDANGAN COMMUNITY LOTTO: There was no winner of the jackpot of €1700 last week end. The winning numbers were 11, 14, 16 & 17. Consolation prizes €30 each to Jimmy & Mary Frewen, Dunmahon Glanworth, Pat & Niamh Landers, Ballindangan, €20 each to William Rea, Kilnadrew Ballindangan and Nuala O’Connell Ballykenly, Glanworth.
KNOCKADEA COMMUNITY ^& SPORTS LOTTO: There was no winner of the jackpot of €2200. The numbers drawn were 4, 18 & 22. Lucky dip winners €30 each to Bridie O’Dwyer Kiltrislane Mitchelstown c/o Mairead Lonergan and Tadhg Kent Ballyarthur c/o Bridie Walsh, €20 each to Ellen Roche Rockmills Kildorrery c/o Bridie Walsh and Ann Cleary Cullane, Glenroe c/o self.
PARK UNITED F.C. LOTTO: There was no winner of the jackpot of €2050. The lucky numbers were 2, 10, 21 & 25. Four match 3 shared €150 each receiving €38 as follows – Shane Cahill c/o Pa O’Mahony, Marian Hughes c/o Bright Sparks, Martin Fin c/o Mulberry Tree, Triona Murphy c/o John Ryan.
THE LATE NUALA STACK: The death occurred on November 22 of Nuala Stack (Nee Wiley) at Cork University Hospital. The late Nuala well known locally having resided with her family at 3 Ballinwillin. There was a large and represented attendance at the removal from teh family home on Saturday and also at the Requiem Mass and burial on Sunday. Interment took place to Brigown New Cemetery. To her husband Michael, daughters Carol (Rathcliffe) Michelle, Olive, son Jimmy, brother Eddie, sisters Maureen Walsh and Margaret (Anne), daughter in law, son in law, grandchildren, great grandchildren, nephews, nieces, relatives neighbours and friends we tender our sincere sympathy.