Tuesday 19 March 2019

Around the districts: Aghinagh, Boherbue, Cill na Martra, Clondrohid and Western Duhallow

Aghabullogue Set Dancers thrilled to reach the Munster Scór na nOg Final
Aghabullogue Set Dancers thrilled to reach the Munster Scór na nOg Final

Aghinagh - G.A.A lotto results: There was no jackpot winner again this week. the jackpot was £4450 £50 John Hickey Millstreet £20 Gus Murphy Carrigadrohid £20 Cillian O Leary Knock and Tara O Riordan Rahalisk, £20 Sean and Ingrid Cotter Horsemount Next weeks draw is in Tigh Ui Laoighre.

Mr and Mrs Competition

The Lord Mayor of Ballinagree Donal Spillane would like to invite you to The Laine Bar Ballinagree on Friday night next February 15th to enjoy the craic of the Mr and Mrs Competition around 9pm.

Enable Ireland

The Annual Church Gate Collection on behalf of Enable Ireland will take place in the three Churches in Aghinagh Parish Ballinagree, Rusheen and Ballinamorrive at next weekends Masses.

Watch Group A.G.M.

Rusheen Ballinamorrive Community Watch Group are holding their Aghinagh G.A.A.Hall at 8pm, 0n Monday night February 18th all residents in the catchment area are requested to attend.

Ballinagree School Cards

The following are the results of this weeks game 1th Ger Kelleher and Bina Murphy 2th Con Healy and Tim O Mahony Under the line Bosco and Ger Cotter. The cards continue every Monday night in the School.


Sincere sympathy is extended to Mrs O Connell Principal Ballinagree National School and the O Connell Family Clonmoyle Aghabullogue on the death of Mrs Ellen O Connell who was in her 100th year. Ar dheis De go raibh a Anham dilis

Thought for the week

A good laugh and a long sleep are the two best cures in the Doctors Book.

Bingo Win

Congratulations to Dan Kelleher Moulnahorna on wining £6650 at the Banteer Bingo.



The Pearse Memorial Hall was packed to capacity on Sunday last for the Duhallow Scór na bPáistí semi-final, where the audience was treated to a selection of top-class entertainment. Boherbue qualified for the finals, which will take place at the Edel Quinn Hall, Kanturk on Sunday, February 24, in Figure Dancing, Solo Dancing, Seán-nós dancing, Acting, Solo Music and Group Music.

On this Saturday night in Lismire they contest the quiz, Novelty Act and Recitation Finals.

On Saturday last in Ovens in the County Senior Scór finals Boherbue took the honours in both the Figure and set dancing and were runners-up in the music and Ballad Group competitions.

This Saturday the 16th they contest the all-Ireland Scór na nÓg Quiz final in Castlebar with the quartet of Dan Sheehan, Dónal Murphy, Leah O'Sullivan and Ailish O'Hanlon. We wish them the best of luck.


The numbers were 8, 11, 21 and 29. Lucky Dip: €50:Jerry Daly, Laharn €20 each: Paddy Walsh, New York. Dónal Sheehan, McAuliffe Avenue. Ita O'Callaghan, Derryleigh. Seller's Prize: John O'Connell.


The cumann na mBunscoil Munster finals take place this weekend in Broadford and Cappagh's Co. Limerick. Best wishes to Carmel Kelleher, under-13 Singles and to Tomás O'Connor and Seán Óg Sheehan, under-13 Doubles. The club wishes to sincerely thank all those who supported their recent draw.


It's time to start preparing for the annual St Patrick's Day parade which, as usual, takes place directly after the 11 a.m. Mass.

It will be held by the Cullen Pipe Band's Flag Party and Grand Marshall. This is the 35th annual parade, so let's make it special.


First: Mick Aherne/Tim Joe O'Connell; Dave Foley/Breda Murphy; Matt O'Mahony/Ned O'Mahony. Ladies: Nellie Mai Foley/Mary O'Keefe; Esther Coleman/Joan O'Callaghan. Gents: Denis Hickey/Paddy Hartnett/Mick Buckley/Michael O'Keefe. Mixed: Pat Murphy/Mary O'Sullivan.

Cill na Martra

590 pointe ag Eoghan

Míle, míle comhghairdeas do Eoghan Ó Céilleachair, Cúil a Bhuacaigh, a fuair gradam ag an oíche Bronnta Gradaim eagraithe ag Bord Oideachais agus OIliúna Chorcaí le déanai. Fuair Eoghan 590 pointe san Ardteist i 2018 agus de bharr san bronnadh gradam air maraon le seachtar dalta eile as Coláiste Ghobnatan. Bronnadh gradaim freisin ar beirt de shloicht Chill na Martra, Ciara Ní Loingsigh, Baile Mhúirne agus Emer Ni Ríordáin, Cúl a Chraosaigh. Fuair ball de Craobh Lachtain Naofa de Comhaltas,Maebh Ni Dhuinnín, Béal Áthan Ghaorthaidh gradam cómh maith. Maith sibh uile agus gach ráth sa Coláiste.

Get into Walking

A workshop entitled Get into Walking will be given in the Library, Baile Mhúirne on this Thursday, February 14th at 2:30pm.

Cork Sports Partnership trainer, Norma Mulcahy will present this Healthy Ireland initiative. Míle fáilte roimh gach éinne.

Ranganna Gaeilge

Tá cúrsa Ranganna Gaeilge do thuismuitheoirí ar bheagán beartaithe níos déanaí san Earrach. Beidh siad ar siúl in Aire na n-Óg gach Déardaoin ar feadh sé seachtaine. Beidh Oíche Clárúcháin ar an Déardaoin, 28ú Feabhra in Aire na n-Óg ag 19:30.


Páirc an Oileáin lost its oldest resident recently when Mary Cronin died in Macroom Hospital. Predeceased by her husband, Jimmy in 1996, the late Mary was laid to rest in Reilig Lachtaín Naofa following Requiem Mass, celebrated by Canon Roberts.

She will always be remembered as a lady of deep faith, a keen gardener, a competitive card player and a talented craftswoman.

Sympathy is extended to her son Declan, daughter Noreen, son in law John and grandsons Aidan and Ian. Beannacht Dé lena anam dílis.

Ceol an Gheimhridh

Beidh Craobh na Mumhan de Ceol an Gheimhridh ar siul ar an Domhnach seo, 17ú Feabhra in Drom Collachar, Contae Luiminí. Beidh mórán baill óga ó Craobh Lachtain Naofa de Comhaltas ag iomaíocht.

Go n-éirí leo agus le cúnamh Dé, beidh cúpla Cura na Mumhan nua againn oíche Domhnaigh.

New CD

Local performer, Ger Wolfe along with his band The Skylarks will launch their new CD at the Mills, Baile Mhúirne on Friday, February 22nd. Fáilte roimh gach éinne.

Scoraiocht an Pharóiste

Beidh Scoraiocht an Pharóiste ar siúl ar an Déardaoin, 21ú Feabhra i gCois Cille ag 2:30in. Tá ceol, amhránaíocht agus go leor tae geallta. Fáilte is fiche roimh cách.

Lá le Gobnait

Many, many pilgrims visited Baile Mhúirne on Monday last to celebrate Lá le Gobnait in beautiful Spring weather. All noticed the pristine Shrine and litter free approach roads and huge thanks is due to those wonderful volunteers who had the Shrine and grounds looking its best.

Seisiún Amhránaíochta

Beidh an chéad Seisiún Amhránaíochta eile ar siul ar an Domhnach, 24ú Feabhra san Auld Triangle, Maigh Chromtha timpeall a naoi. Fáilte is fiche roimh gach éinne.

Importance of pollination

There will be a talk on the Importance of Pollination in the Library, Macroom on Wednesday, February, 20th at 11:30am. It will be given by Donna Weiner, a conservative ecologist. All are welcome to this free event.

Nuacht lotto

Nior aimsigh uimhreacha 8, 12, 13 ná 31 aon buaiteoir don phota óir oll-mhór le €11,000 ann ar an Luan seo chaite in Ó Murchú's. €100: Joan Uí Lochlann agus Joan Ui Chéilleachair, c/o Cois Cille. €40: Marie, c/o Cois Cille. €50: Lisa Ní Mhainnín, Ínse Gheimhleach. €20: Peadar Ó Donnchú, Réidh na nDoirí. €20: Dónal Ó Cróinín, Cill na Martra. €20: Siobhán Ni Loingsigh, Gort an Éadan.

Sraith Chorcaí

Beidh Cill na Martra ag taisteal don Mheachan ar an Domhnach seo, 17ú Feabhra ag meán lae chun Naomh Mícheál a imirt. Gachn ádh oraibh lads.


Parish pastoral council

A very informative and well attended meeting was held last week in Community Hall. And the following were elected. President Fr. Wickham. Chairperson Linda Bradley and Secretary Jackie O'Luasa.

All others present will be part of the committee. Lots of ideas and suggestions were discussed including a Parish newsletter.

The next meeting will be Tuesday Feb 26 from 7to 8pm.

St.Abbey's Shrine church cross

Last Monday Feb 11, the feast of St. Abbey, rosary and prayers and a hymn were all recited at this newly erected shrine. Johnny had the area looking resplendent for the occasion

CCM Active Retired

The very popular singing in Community Hall has resumed. The next session is Monday Feb 25 from 7pm to 9pm. A great night was had last Monday night in the Hall at the sing Song. Fintan had a special guest lined up for this happy group.

Our own Ger Wolfe well known for his song 'The Curragh Road' which he sung beautifully on the night. Thanks Fintan and Ger for a great night of playing and singing.

A special Afternoon Tea for Valentines Day on this Thurs Feb 14 at 4pm. will take place in the Community Hall. All members welcome. On Tues Feb 19 from 2pm to 4pm in Community Hall there will be a talk on Natural Remedies, and gentle chair Tai Chi exercises relaxation

Mid term bingo

This will take place on Wednesday Feb 20 at 8.30pm in Community Hall . Total cash prize of €1,500. Play all games for as little as €12. Guaranteed minimum jackpot of €250 must go on the night. 24 cash prizes €30 to €250 and of course there will be a Raffle.


Results for Feb 6. Jackpot of €1,600 €70 Mgt. Coakley Inchigeela €20 Anne lehane Dunmanway, Gary O'Brien Coolnadane,Caroline O'Leary Kilmichael, Denis O'Riordan Gortnavranner

Bingo winner

Congratulations to Dan Kelleher Clondrohid Club president on winning the bingo jackpot of €6,650 in Banteer recently. Well done Dan and enjoy.

Western Duhallow

Art classes

Kiskeam Community Centre is the venue on Mondays 3.30 p.m. to 5.30 p.m. for Art Classes with water colours by Bertie Buckley. Full details from Sheila at 087 2624572 or Mary at 087 2738051.

Kiskeam lotto

The numbers were 1, 11, 13 and 14. Lucky Dip €50: Noel Cremin, Clamper. €20 each: Pat Cullinane, Kiskeam. Siobháin Casey, The Why Not. Séamus Murphy, Kiskeam. Seller's Prize: Patsy Breen.


Kiskeam GAA Club extend congratulations to Mike Cronin, Glounreagh, who won a €150 voucher for Newbridge Silverware in the Cork GAA Club January Draw.

Cullen lotto

The numbers were 4, 6, 16 and 25. €50: Patricia Moynihan, Coalpits. €20: John Murphy, Rathduane House; Marie O'Connor, Duarigle; Joan and Noreen c/o Café Aroma; Paddy and Mary Rose, Cullen; Kevin Gardiner, Duarigle. This Saturdays jackpot is €12,800