Thursday 18 July 2019

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

Laura Doyle, Sarah Barrett and Lauren Biggane were at the draw for Charleville Camogie Club at the GAA Centre
Laura Doyle, Sarah Barrett and Lauren Biggane were at the draw for Charleville Camogie Club at the GAA Centre

Aghinagh - Comhaltas: The next Comhaltas session in Murrays Macroom is on next Tuesday night Feb 12th from 9.30 pm always a great night with lots of musicians, singers, dancers and storytellers and mighty craic.come along, you wont regret it.

GAA Lotto Results

No jackpot winner of £4300 numbers drawn 17 19 22 consolation prizes £50 Gerard Kelleher Moulnahorna £20 John Moynihan Ballinamorrive £20 Denis Cronin Curraghawaddra £20 Alex and Cian Cotter Dripsey £20 Tim O Riordan Curraghanerla. Next weeks draw will be held in The Ploughman.

Ballinagree School Cards

1st Marian and Johnjoe Kelleher 2th Neily Lehane and Pat OConnor Under the line Johnny Twohig and Tom Sullivan. Music in The Laine Bar next Satorday night Feb 9th is with The Jarvey.


Music Room

On this Thursday, February 7, at 8 p.m., Tim Murphy will be the presenter at the Music Room in the Pearse Memorial Hall. This rich and varied programme is always greatly enjoyed by all. Everyone welcome, especially newcomers to a relaxing evening.


The numbers were 6, 17, 31 and 32. Lucky dip €50. Dennis O'Connells Laharn. €90 each for Kearn, Kanturk. Louise Cremin, Coolilough. Denis P Murphy, Kiskeam. Seller's prize - Jack Murphy

Active Retirement

The local Active Retirement Group will hold a meeting on Tuesday next, February 12, in the Pearse Memorial Hall at 2 p.m. Items on the agenda areas are as follows: Planning activities for the year ahead; Holiday arrangements for May; Payment of membership. Everyone welcome.

St Patrick's Day parade

With St Patrick's Day just five weeks away Clubs etc. are asked to start preparations for the annual parade which again takes place after 11 a.m. Mass. As this feast falls on a Sunday this year which means Monday the 18th is a Bank Holiday, lets make this year's parade something special to remember.


The assessment test for incoming first year students 2019\2020 will take place at the library in Boherbue Comprehensive School on this Saturday, February 9, from 9.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. Students should be present before 9.15 a.m. All sixth class students very welcome.


A second collection this weekend at all Masses for the Lourdes Helpers and also assist pilgrims who may not be able to afford the full fare for the trip. Your support will be appreciated.


Anyone with family or friends buried in Kilmeen Cemetery, who may be interested being part of a committee intended to be set up regarding the restoration of the boundary walls are asked to contact either PJ Walsh 087 7951548 or Patsy Sheehan 087 2934277. Presently grants are available for works such as this so it's important to move on as quickly as possible.

Cill na Martra

Nuacht lotto

Níor aimsigh uimhreacha 7, 18, 19 ná 21 aon buaiteoir don phota óir oll-mhór le €10,800 ann ar an Luan seo chaite in Uí Chríodáin. €100: Dónal Ó Loingsigh, Cúil a Bhuacaigh. €40: Alison Uí Chárthaigh, Cúil a Bhuacaigh. €50: Siobhán Ní Ríordáin agus cairde, c/o An Chrois. €20: Dónallín Dubh Ó Cróinín. Cill na Martra. €20: Muintear Uí Aodha, Dún dá Radharc. €20: Jack Ó Goillí, Drom a Garraí.

Art classes

Pauline Dodds Art Classes have resumed in Cois Cille on Tuesday afternoons from 2.30 p.m. to 4.30 p.m. after the Christmas break. All budding artists, whether new comers or advanced, are most welcome at these relaxed sessions.

Oíche Shóisialta

Tá roinnt beag ticéidí ar fáil fós don Oíche Shóisialta agus Bronnadh na mBonn ar an Satharn seo, 9ú Feabhra in Óstán Ghobnatan ó baill an Cumann Peile. Beidh oíche go maidin ann le Flog the Dog i mbun cheoil. Fáilte is fiche roimh cách.

Apprentice scholarships

Údarás na Gaeltachta are offering Apprentice Scholarships in a wide range of trades at present. Ring Údarás at 091 503121 or check the Údarás site for more information.

Labhair Linn

Beidh seisiún comhrá Ghaeilge sa Leabharlann, Baile Mhúirne ar an Aoine seo, 8ú Feabhra ag 10: 30rn. Beidh míle failte romhat, is cuma an bhfuil tú líofa nó ar bheagán Ghaeilge.

Singing session

The next Singing Session at the Auld Triangle, Macroom will be on this Sunday, February 10, around 9 p.m. All singers, reciters and listeners are most welcome.

Ciorcal Cainte

Beidh an chéad Ciorcal Cainte ar siúl ar an Déardaoin, 14ú Feabhra ag 11: 30rn sa Leabharlann, Maigh Chromtha. Beidh míle fáilte roimh gach éinne.

Annual day of prayer for the sick

The Sacrament of the sick will be administered at the 9 a.m. Mass in Séipéal Lachtaín Naofa on Monday, February 11, to celebrate day of Prayer for the sick.

Sraith Peile Chorcaí

Beidh Cill na Martra ag imirt Ó Donnabhán Rossa ar an Aoine seo, 8ú Feabhra sa Sciobairín sa Sraith Peile Chorcaí. Gach ádh oraibh, lads.

Annual Lourdes Mass

The annual Diocesan Lourdes Mass will be celebrated in St Colman's Cathedral, Cobh on Monday, February 11, at 7.30 p.m. All most welcome at this annual event.

Nutrition talk

Call into Macroom Library on Friday, February 15, at 11.30 a.m. to hear what promises to be an interesting talk entitled Ultimate Nutrition - Myth Buster. Fáilte roimh gach éinne.

Clothes collection

The parents' association at Coláiste Ghobnatan, Baile Mhúirne are hosting a Clothes Collection during the weekend of February 15 to February 17. All dry clothes, footwear and bags in good condition are welcome. Collection times are from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday, 5: 30 to 7.30 p.m. on Saturday and on Sunday from 10.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m.

Concer in Toonsbridge

John Spillane and mystery guests will be on stage in the 45 seater Dairy at Toonsbridge on Saturday, February 16, at 8.30 p.m. Míle fáilte roimh cách.


Community Hall AGM

This A.G.M was held on Monday Jan 28 in Community Hall. It was great to see so many new faces. Well done to all who attended. The new executive was formed to include Peter Lane as Chairman, Aylenne O'Brien Secretary, Proinnsias Creedon Treasurer. Alan O'Riordan Vice Chairman, Gary O'Brien Asst Treasurer, Caitriona Healy O'Brien P.R.O. and Margaret Mc Sweeney Child Protection Officer

The Committee are looking forward to 2019 and increasing the activity and use within the Hall for the wider community. There is great work being put into the committees infrastructure to enable the hall receive much needed grant aid to ensure its efficiency and potential for many years to come The Executive would like to thank everyone who attended the A.G.M and welcome them to the committee.

There are some great events happening in the hall at the moment, any bookings or queries can be made to Note for Diary. Sullane Players Macroom will be performing in the comedy "Things we should have said today" in Clondrohid Community Hall on Fri Mar 29 and Sat Mar 30. Keep it in mind.

Muinfliuch NS open day

This Thursday Feb 7 from 9.30am to 4pm. All are welcome. Bring your child, meet the staff, view the facilities. For more info. Telephone 02644077.

CCM Active Retired

The very popular singing in Community Hall has resumed. The next session is Monday Feb 11 from 7pm to 9pm 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 And a special Afternoon Tea for Valentines Day on Thurs Feb 14 at 4pm. This is just a taste of what is on offer by this group If you are not already a member give it some thought and contact Mary or Maria.

Going to the dogs

This Friday Feb 8 the C.A.R.T bus is on its way to the Greyhound Track for a fun night at the Dogs. Bus leaving at 6.15pm. Anyone interested contact 087 8794128


Results for Jan 30 Jackpot of €1,400 €70 Donal O'Brien Clondrohid village €20 Eileen O'Connor Boherbue, Catherine Jenks Millstreet, Annie Marie Kelleher Castleview, Tim and Mary Lyons Dromree.


Spin and Win

Results: Denis McAullife, Meelin €45 Moss O'Halloran, Boherbue, €30 Eamonn O'Connor, Knockscavane, €30 Next week's contestants: Patrick Gallagher c/o Jim Curtin, Meelin. John and Breda Brosnan, Whitechurch. Hedi Aeavey, Newmarket. Jackpot next week €2,100 Best wishes: Best of luck to Charleville GAA in the premier intermediate all-Ireland final this weekend.

Amenity Projects

Meelin Amenity Projects Company limited by Guarentee has now been set up and with your generosity we will shortly be in a position to purschase the field adjacent to Meelin National school. Thanks to everyone who has generously donated money so far it is greatly appreciated. The project could not be possible without the communities help.

Boherbue Comprehensive School

The Assessment Test for incoming First year students 2019/2020 will take place in the library, Boherbue Comprehensive School, on Saturday, February 9, from 9.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. Students should arrive at the School before 9.15 a.m. on that day. All sixth class students are very welcome.

Community Development Group

Meelin Community Development Group hereby invite applications from Meelin based community and voluntary organisations for funding, under the annual allocation of the owners of the Knockacummer Windfarm, SSE Ireland. This allocation is €15,000 annually.

Application forms are available in the Meelin shops, as well as from the secretary of Meelin Community Development Group, Mary Cussen; The closing date for completed applications is February 11.

Western Duhallow

Knocknagree ladies AGM

Knocknagree Ladies' Football Club held their AGM recently where they looked back on a very successful 2018 and plans were announced for the year ahead. The meeting was very well attended by an enthusiastic group which shows that a bright future lies ahead.

Officers elected were as follows: chairperson: Catherine Ring Vice do: Dennis Ring. Secretary: Jack Reen Assistant secretary: Maria Doyle. Treasurer: Triona Collins Assistant do: Sarah Dineen. Child Welfare Office: Seán Nolan. PRO: Maura O'Mahony Register: Mairead Murphy. Club Gear Organiser: Lorna Murphy.

Team Managements: under-six and under-eights - Sarah Dineen, Pat Collins. Under-10 - Daniel Guerin, Mary Buttimer. under-12 - Mike Casey, Teresa Mahony. under-14 - Áine Heslihy, Maria Doyle. under-16 and minor - Aisling Davies, Denis Ring, John Collins. under-21 and junior - Jack Reen, Patrick Doyle, Gary O'Connor.

The club extend a massive 'Thank You' to all the above who came on board this year - it's all the ingredients for another successful year


Glenhara GAA Club Social takes place on this Saturday, February 9, in the Glash Community Centre commencing at 7 p.m. IRD Duhallow will serve up a Three Coarse Meal which will be followed by dancing to the music of Billy O'Brien.

Kiskeam lotto

The numbers were 1, 6, 7 and 23. Lucky dip €50 - Andy Hickey, Knocknagree. €20 each - Katie O'Sullivan, Islandbrack. Denis Moynihan, Rathmore. Brigid Murphy, Kiskeam. Seller's prize - Richard Dennehy

Art classes

Water colours with Bertie Buckley have recommenced in Kiskeam Community Centre on Mondays 3.30 p.m. to 5.30 p.m. Everyone welcome. Details Sheila 087 - 2624572 or Mary 087 - 2938051.

Kiskeam Cards

First: Tim and Ted Murphy. Gents: Patrick McAuliffe/Kieran Herlihy/Jack O'Keefe/Bill Guiney. Ladies: Bernie Murphy/Nora Mary Deane. Mixed: Jess Herlihy/John Jae O'Connell. Cullen lotto - the numbers were 16, 24, 25 and 28. Lucky dip €50 - Dick Dineen, Macroom. €20 each: Ritchie O'Connor, Ballydaly. Nora and Tim Lucey, Keale. Noel Tworey, Knockdubh. Goan and Noreen 90 Aroma. Patrick O'Donovan, Barryroe. This Saturdays jackpot is €12,700.