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


Local lady Catherine O’Neill met An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar during his visit to Mallow

Local lady Catherine O’Neill met An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar during his visit to Mallow

Local lady Catherine O’Neill met An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar during his visit to Mallow

Aghinagh: GAA Lotto results - Jackpot £1300 numbers drawn 15 24 36 Jackpot not won.£50 Shelia Walsh Clondrohid £20 Tia and Marie Anvil Bar. £20 Damian and Sally Burns Clonavrick. £20 Mary Sullivan Ballinagree. £20 Pat Casey Shanakiel. Next weeks draw is in The Laine Bar.

Mayor's Ball

Mayor Pat Murphy on a wonderful Mayors Ball last Friday night. A huge crowd of Cowboys and Cowgirls and Showgirls attended, and had a great nights dancing and Hi Hawing to the lively music of Seamus Healy, lovely food was served and a free draw with lots of prizes. Take a bow Pat.

Cards results

The following are the results of tonights game. 1th Ger and Bosco Cotter 2th Con Healy and Tim O Mahony Under the line Connie Sheehan and Kieran Lehane. Theres mighty craic at the cards why dont you join them, you would enjoy it.


Sincere sympathy is extended to the Creedon Family Bawnmore on the death of Nora. also to Anthony and the family of Julie Creedon Ash Coolcower on her recent passing also to the family of Joan Goggin Rusheen. A dheis De go raigh a Anam deilis.

Music in The Laine

Music in The Laine Bar on next Saturday night is with Mike Fitz Helen and Southern Pride.

Aghinagh Comhaltas

Session in Murrays Bar Macroom on next Tuesday night Feb 11th.


Music Room

This Thursday, February 5, a Music Room night in the Pearse Memorial Hall which has an 8 p.m. start. This week's presenter is Maura Sheehan. So, go along and sample the atmosphere as a special programme is guaranteed. Don't be shy, new members are always welcome.


The numbers were 4, 10, 21 and 30. Lucky dip €50 Charlie Duggan, Meelin. €20 each Denise Drumm, Tralee; Donal Casey and Cian O'Keeffe; Ita O'Callaghan, Derryleigh. Seller's prize: John O'Connell.

Active Retirement AGM

The Active Retirement Group hodl their annual general meeting in the Pearse Memorial Hall on Tuesday week, February 18 commencing at 2 p.m. Affiliation fees and insurance fees will be due and must be paid by Tuesday, February 25. New members are welcome and light refreshments will be served.


Congratulations to all those who represented Boherbue in the all-Ireland Scor na nÓg finals in Killarney at the weekend.


First: Pat Murphy and Mary O'Sullivan. Ladies: Marie Murphy and Betty Biggane; Gertie Casey and Noreen O'Connell; Esther Coleman and Lena Healy. Gents: John O'Riordan and Donie O'Halloran. Mixed: Kathleen Guiney and Denis Fitzpatrick.

Tidy Towns

Boherbue Tidy Towns Committee have organised an Energy Information Evening which takes place in the Pearse Memorial Hall on Thursday, February 20, at 7 p.m. More details later - reserve the date.

GAA Draw

Results of the local GAA club membership draw held on Sunday night last were as follows: First Pat Casey (voucher for INEC sponsored by Cherryblossom, Kanturk). second, €100 Adrian Murphy, Derryleigh; third €50 each, Charles Ankettell and Colm Walsh.

Cill na Martra

Scoraíocht an Pharóiste

The first Scoraíocht an Pharóiste of 2020 will be held in Cois Cille on Thursday, February 13, at 2.30 p.m. As always, plenty of music, song, dance and tempting refreshments are assured. Fáilte is fiche roimh cách.

Nuacht Lotto 27-1-2020

Níor aimsigh uimhreacha 2, 3, 14 ná 27 aon buaiteoir don phota óir oll-mhór le €20,000 ann ar an Luan, 27ú Eanair i Mons. €100: Eddie Ó Duinnín agus Betty de Brún, An Chrois. Díoltóir: Ann Morgan, c/o An Chrois. €50: Eddie Ó Duinnín, Cnoc Rua. €20: Bernard Thompson, Mons. €20: Alan Ó Mocháin, Ceann Droma. €20: Conor agus Diarmuid, c/o Ó Murchú's.

Nuacht Lotto 3-2-2020

Roghnaíodh uimhreacha 2, 14, 19 agus 21 ar an Luan seo chaite don phota oll-mhór le €20,000 ann sa Chrois. Ní raibh aon buaiteoir. Bhuaigh na daoine seo leanas duaiseanna airgid: Máire Ní Chuana, Na Cúla: Síle Ní Chuana, Gort an Éadan: Síle Uí Aragáin, Cúil a Bhuacaigh: Teddy Ó Laoire, Átha Chonnaidh: Tim Ó Conaill, Gort na Binne agus Shane Ó hÚidhir, An Ráth Mhór.

Singing session

The next Singing Session in the fortnightly series at the Auld Triangle will be on this Sunday, February 9, around 9 p.m. Míle fáilte roimh cách.

Ciorcal Cainte

Buail isteach don Ciorcal Cainte sa Leabharlann, Maigh Chromtha ar an Déardaoin, 13ú Feabhra ag 11: 30rn. Cuirfidh an ceannaire, Nora fáilte is fiche romhat.

Annual Lourdes mass

The Diocesan annual Lourdes Mass will be celebrated this year in St Colman's Church, Macroom on Tuesday, February 11, at 7.30 p.m.

Labhair Linn

Cuirfidh Fionn fáilte is fiche roimh cainteoirí le Gaeilge sa Leabharlann, Baile Mhúirne ar an Aoine, 7ú Feabhra ag 10: 30rn. Tá go leor cainte, caidreamh agus tae geallta.

Sacrament of the sick

An tAthair Joe will administer the Sacrament of the sick to all at evening Mass in Séipéal Lachtaín Naofa on Monday, February 10, at 7 p.m. in commemoration of World Day for the sick.

Sraith chorcaí

Beidh Cill na Martra ag imirt Raonaithe Cairbre ar an Domhnach seo, 9ú Feabhra i Ross ó gCairbra ag 11 a chlog. Gach ádh oraibh lads.


CCM Active Retired

On. Monday Feb 10 at 7.00pm this Group will hold their AGM in Community Hall. Your support for this new organisation is appreciated. Please note change of time. On Friday Feb 14, they will hold a special St. Valentine's day Afternoon Tea in Community Hall at 4pm. If you can make it, they would love to see all their members.

Muinfliuch News

On this February 6 an Open Day/Evening will take place in Muinefliuch NS from 9:20a.m to 4 p.m and 7-8 p.m. Prospective pupils and parents are welcome to come meet the staff, view the school facilities and get a tour of the school.

Carriganima Open School Week

You are invited to visit Carriganima National School during the Open Week from Monday Feb 3 to Friday February 7 . Call into the school anytime between 9.20am to 3.00pm to see the excellent facilities and opportunities on offer-no appointment necessary. See how our school can best meet the needs of your child, both academically and socially. A perfect opportunity to look around the school and meet with staff during a working day.

An tAthair Peadar

On Saturday March 21 there will be a guided tour to sites associated with an t Athair Peadar, his family and friends. If you would like to book a seat on the bus contact Cait Ring on 0868736614

The commemoration to an tAthair Peadar takes place on the weekend of March 20. All are welcome. There will be a gathering of musicians including local musicians on Friday evening. Before the 6pm Mass on Saturday evg , the Bishop of Cloyne will unveil a commemorative plaque ,and the concelebrated Mass will be bilingual

After Mass, there will be a launch of a special publication-=91Ar Sceal Fein=92 If you have any stories, articles photos relevant to that period please pass them in to the Pub Carriganima, Clondrohid Post Office or Rings Garage as soon as possible.

Carriganima Community Dev Group

This group will hold a church gate collection on this Sat and Sunday Feb 8/9.

GAA news

U21s had a great win over Ballingeary on Saturday in the first round of championship. Playing with the wind in the first half they led at half time by 7 points to 1. Ballingeary came back strongly in the second half with 2 goals but the lads dug in and showed great determination to win by 4 points on final scoreline of 0-15 to 2-5.

Team: Conor Murphy, Ger Kelleher, Jerome Healy, JK Long, Fionn Heffernan, David O' Connell, Sean Desmond, Calum O' Shea, George Lowrie, Ciaran O' Leary, Michael Buckley, Stephen Ryan, Conor Dineen, Tiernan Quinn, Alex Kelly, Eoin Kelleher.


Results for Feb 29 Jackpot of €5,800. €70 Sheila Buttimer Coolcower. €20 Caroline Buckley, Lackaneen; Matthew O'Connor, Dundareike; Anne Shine, Canovee; Eileen Cooney, Coachford.

Congrats to John O'Driscoll, Ballincollig who won last week=92s Bingo jackpot of €250


Athletics club news

MUNSTER AWARD FOR AOIFE O'SULLIVAN - At the Tower Hotel in Waterford last Saturday night, many of Munster's finest and best athletes were rewarded by Munster Athletic Council for their performances in athletic track and field, cross country and road championships throughout 2019. Among those who received rewards was Liscarroll AC's high jumper, Aoife O'Sullivan.

Aoife competed in up to 20 championship events during the year at juvenile, junior and senior level being successful in most of them. She was also involved at International level, competing in the European Juniors in Baku, Azergypan and competing in the Nation's Cup and Celtic Games in Dublin. This was a great year for herself, for her father Martin (her coach) and her mother Siobhán (her no. One supporter). Well done and congratulations to all on a busy and successful year.

CROSS-COUNTRY - Five of our runners competed for their schools at the South Munster Schools Championships held last Thursday. Those, who took part were Isobel Kellegher (St Mary's Mallow) who finished fifth out of 47 in the junior girls category.

In the junior boys race, Robert Troy (Charleville CBS) ran his best cross country race yet, finishing second out of 145 in a close finish.

Also competing on the day at intermediate level were Rory Troy, 27th; Bill Collins 35th and Cillian Cotter 91st (all Charleville CBS) out of a field of 121 runners, well done to all.

SYMPATHY - The sympathy of the officers and members of the club is extended to Mary Burton, Lackaroe, Liscarroll on the recent death of her sister Margaret Jones, Lake Vale, Ballydesmond, who died recently. To her husband Evan and family, many relations and friends, we extend our sincerest sympathy. May she rest in peace.

Also sympathy is extended to Helen Fitzpatrick, Daisy Park, Liscarroll and family on the death of her sister Mary O'Keeffe, Highfield Drive, Buttevant, who died recently. To Helen and family, brothers and sisters and mother, we extend sincerest sympathy. May she rest in peace.

Sympathy is also extended to Donal Heffernan, Kilbrin on the death of his uncle Tom Heffernan, Gardeen, Lismire, who died recently. May he rest in peace.

TRAINING - Mondays: under-nine to 12 - Liscarroll at 7 p.m. Tuesdays: under-13 to older - Charleville at 7 p.m. Thursdays: Little Athletics - Liscarrolll at 6.30 p.m. to 7.30 p.m. Fridays: Older Athletes - Charleville at 6.30 p.m.

FIXTURES - Munster Indoors.2020 at Nenagh: Saturday, February 15; Munster under-nine to 11 Indoor Championships and Senior Women and Men Walks +

3k. Championships: Sunday, February 16; Munster Senior and Masters Championships.

Saturday/Sunday February 22/23; Munster under-12 to 19 Indoor ChampionshipsAll-Ireland Indoors; 2020 at AIT, Athlone.

Saturday February 29/Sunday March 1; Senior Indoors at AIT Athlone.

Sunday, March 8; Masters Indoors at AIT Athlone.

Saturday/Sunday March 28/29; Juvenile Indoors Day 1 and two at AIT Athlone.

Sunday, April 4; Juvenile Indoors Day three at AIT Athlone.

Western Duhallow


Kiskeam GAA Club membership is now due with a €50 per annum fee. An option of Lifetime Membership is also available with a once off payment of €200. This can be purchased by both adults and juveniles up to the end of March. For information please contact Club Registrar Michael Casey at 086 0589821 or any committee member.

Kiskeam Lotto

The numbers were 9, 15, 24 and 27. Lucky dip €50 Denis P Murphy, Knockeenacurrig; €20 each Frank Hickey, Kiskeam; Majella Cremin, Knockeenacurrig; Margaret Cronin. Seller's prize: Christy O'Keeffe.

Cullen Lotto

The numbers drawn were 6, 17, 24 and 32. Lucky dip €50, Kate Fitzgerald, Knocknageeha. €20 each, Anne Singleton, Cullen; Fia Kiely, Millstreet; Conor O'Sullivan, Rahan, Cork; John McSweeney, Lisnaboy; JC, Boherbue. This Saturdays jackpot is €4,800.


The Crystal Project is hosting a six-week introduction to mindfulness groups for relatives of people with dementyia. It begins on Monday, February 17, at the Mallow Primary Healthcare Centre.

For further information or to book a place, contact Christine O'Riordan, Family Support Officer, at 086 0255205 or email ChristinaA

Art classes

Art classes resumed on Monday last at Kiskeam Community Centre with water colours by Bertie Buckley. The time is 3.30 p.m. to 5.30 p.m. Beginners welcome. Details from Sheila at 087 2624572 or Mary at 087 2738051 or 029 76843.