Friday 19 January 2018

O, what a show . . .

'O What a Life' and what can you say about this show only 'O what a Show'.

Over the years, we have come to expect a high level of performance, and this year didn't disappoint. Well done to everybody involved, especially Catherine and Ann, children, teenagers, mums and dads, especially all those who gave freely of their spare time. Thanks to all the sponsors, who donate each year so generously.

This year the proceeds for the show will stay local helping to fund much needed repairs and renovations in Clondrohid Parish, Church and Hall.


TO celebrate ten years of caring for children from four months to 12 years, Clann Aire are holding a family fun day this Saturday, April 13, from 2 to 4pm.

They would love to see all who have availed of their services over the past ten years, to come along to the fun event. This facility in the village of Clondrohid has grown over the years, but continues to maintain that caring attitude.

At present there are 115 children attending the full day care facilities, and 27 children attending pre-school services. All involved are to complimented and wished the best in the years ahead.


Once again Michael Desmond, from Clondrohid, is in the news. He defeated Conor Yendell ( Can Lough ) to take gold for Macroom Boxing club at the All Ireland Championships ( National Boy 4 and Youth 1 & 2 Championships 91 kg+ ). The fight was stopped in the second round. Well done.


For a third year in a row the people of Clondrohid and surrounds are taking to the road to raise much needed funds for Cancer Research.

A five-mile run will take place on Saturday, April 27. Starting at the G.A.A.grounds at 3pm, it will take a different route this year around the village. So far €35, 000 has been raised. All fitness levels will be catered for.

Contact 0214544400 or 0872420735 or log on to for more information.


Clondrohid G.A.A. club would like to extend their deepest sympathies to Jerry and Nellie Manning on the untimely death of their son Jerry R.I.P.. Jerry and his brothers, John, David, Martin, Raymond, and Kevin all played football with Clondrohid. Jerry and Nellie are staunch supporters of the club and can be seen supporting and urging on players at all level of matches. The Clubs sympathies are extended to all Manning families, and to his wife Marion and children Claire and Jack, and to the McSweeney Families. Ar dheis De go raibh a anam.

Saturday April 6 Minor Football league took place between Clondrohid and St. Peters in Rockchapel. Clondrohid 4 - 6 to St. Peters 3 - 12.

Fixtures: Saturday, April 13 - Junior "A" Football league: Clondrohid v Ballingeary in Ballingeary at 5pm

Monday, April 15 - U13 football championship: Clondrohid v Carrig na bhfear in Dripsey.


Congrats to Tim Kiely c/o Mid Cork Pallets who won the €3,000 jackpot last week and to Paul Burke who sold the ticket.

€70 - Seán Balfe, Kilgobnait; €20 - Mary K. Lucey, c/o Pat O'Brien; Jim Good, The Pub, Carriganima; Mary Nagle, Ovens, and Anne O'Connell, Gortnapeasta.


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