Saturday 20 January 2018

Around the districts: Aghinagh, Cill na Martra, Clondrohid and Mourneabbey

GAA Lotto Results: There was no jackpot winner last week when numbers drawn were 13, 22, 25; €50 Darren Burns, Laine Bar; €20 Ted O'Driscoll, Bawnmore; €20 Pat Hogan, Coachford; €20 Paudie Twohig, Ballinagree; €20 Sarah, Alan, and Cavan, Laine Bar. Next week's draw Laine Bar; next week's jackpot €2,650.

Ballinagree ICA

Ballinagree ICA will have a representative from Macroom Credit Union to give a talk in Ballinagree School on Thursday, October 5, at 8 p.m. everyone welcome.

Ballinagree Vintage

Ballinagree Vintage are on track for their Vintage Day in Ballinagree Village on Sunday, October 22, everything going to plan. Hopefully it will be a fine day God willing, with all the usual stalls and more, pigs head and cabbage scourced. There is an auction later on the day, with some very unusual items to be bid for, more details next week.

Music in Laine Bar

Music in Laine Bar next Saturday is with Premier Blue Boys.

Recent Wedding

Congratulations to Berni Spillane and David O'Leary, who were married in Ballinagree Church last weekend. Gods Blessing on your future.

Terrible tragedy

Sincere sympathy is extended to the Cullinane family, Coachford and the Moynihan family, Rylane on the terrible sad loss to both families.

Cill na Martra

Bailte Slachtmhara

Our Coiste Bailte Slachtmhara did us proud, when they earned an extra 15 marks in this year's Tidy Town's competition. The judges were so impressed that they awarded the Cork South Endeavour Award to the local committee. It was very just, as much work was done, cleaning, planting and painting during the summer. It proves that all extra marks are well earned and hard won. Míle, míle comhghairdeas gach éinne.

Comhghairdeas freisean donár comharsain i nGaeltacht Mhúscraí, Béal Áthan Ghaorthaidh, Baile Mhúirne agus Cúil Aodha. Fuair gach coiste marcanna breise.

Cill na Martra Abú

Bhuaigh Mionúirí Chill na Martra Craobh Mionúir an Réigiún Thoir ar an Domhnach seo chaite i mBaile Mhúirne. Ghlac an captain, Eoghain Ó Céilleachair an corn, tréis cluiche iontach idir dhá fhoireann an-mhaith. Sé an scór ná 2-15 i gcoinne 1-16. Mile buíochas don fhoireann bainistíochta, Marc Ó Goillí, Risteárd Ó hUidhir agus Pádraig de Brún. Míle, míle comhghairdeas gach éinne.

Seán-Nós dancing

Seán-Nós dancing for beginners will take place in Murrays, Macroom on Tuesday, October 10, from 8 p.m. The Monthly Music Sessions by Comhaltas Acadh Eidhneach and Craobh Lachtaín Naofa will follow at 9.30 p.m. Both classes and music sessions will continue on the second Tuesday of November and December. Fáilte is fiche roimh gach éinne.

Ciorcal Cainte

Tá an Ciorcal Cainte sa Leabharlann, Maigh Chromtha ar ais faoi lán tseoil agus beidh an chéad ceann eile ar an Déardaoin, 12ú Deireadh Fómhair ag 11: 30rn. Beidh fáilte roimh cách.

Singing session

The next Singing Session at the Auld Triangle, Macroom will be on Sunday, October 15, around 9 p.m. All singers and listeners are welcome.

Coiste Forbartha

Beidh an Cruinniú Cinn Bliana den Coiste Forbartha ar an gCéadaoin, 11ú Deireadh Fómhair i gCois Cille ag 8in. Fáilte specialta roimh baill nua.


Sympathy is extended to Aideen and Timmy Kelleher, Cúl Cam following the death of Aideen's father, Dan O'Driscoll, Béal Áthan Ghaorthaidh. Interment took place in Reilig Ínse Gheimhleach following Requiem Mass in St Finbarr and Ronan's Church, Béal Áthan Ghaorthaidh. I líontaibh Dé go gcastar sinn.

Daonscoil an Fhómhair

Beidh Daonscoil an Fhómhair ar siúl i mbliana sa Guagán idir 6u agus 8ú Deireadh Fómhair, leis an téama, Seanachas an Ghuagáin. Beidh an Oscailt Oifigúil ar an Aoine, 6ú Deireadh Fómhair ag 6: 45in. Beidh leachtanna, ceardlann rince, agus Aifreann na Daonscoile ar an Satharn. Leanfaidh an Daonscoil ar an Domhnach. Tuilleadh eolas ó Peigí ag 021 4543667 nó ó Joe ag 087 2105002.

Mass time change

Please note that Saturday evening Mass will be at the earlier time of 7 p.m. from Saturday next, October 7, This will continue till the end of next March.

Safe Pass course

Beidh Cúrsa Pas Sábháilte ar siúl san Ionad Áise, Réidh na nDoirí ar an Déardaoin, 12ú Deireadh Fómhair idir 8rn agus 5in. Eolas ó Comharchumann Forbartha Mhúscraí ag 40877 nó

Fé 21

Beidh Cill na Martra ag imirt Cloch na Coillte sa Chraobh Chomórtas Chorcaí fé 21 ar an Satharn seo, 7ú Deireadh Fómhair i gCill Mhichíl ag 4in. Go n-éirí libh, lads.

Boxing in Thailand

Best wishes to local boxer, Cristín Ní Dheasúna, Cúil a Bhuacaigh as she heads off to Thailand to participate in the World University Boxing Championhips.

Nuacht lotto

Bhí €11,200 sa phota óir ar an Luan seo chaite in Uí Chríodáin, nuair a roghnaíodh uimhreacha 4, 11, 15 agus 23. Ni raibh siad ag éinne. €100: Lucy Ní Chonaill, Cathair Céirín. €40: Eibhlín, c/o Oifig a Phoist. €50: Séamus O'Muineacháin, c/o Eibhlín, Oifig a Phoist. €20: Liam O'Murchú, c/o Eibhlín, c/o Oifig a Phoist. €20: Sharon Ní Chróinín, Ceann Droma. €20: Kitty Uí Chárthaigh, Baile Mhúirne.


Business Awards

All business in Duhallow and parts of Mid Cork including Clondrohid, Carriganima, Macroom etc. can enter for these awards. The Categories include: Best Business Start Up, Best Established Business Award, Woman Led Business Award, Creative Industry Award, Agri Business Award, Community Enterprise Award.

Forms are available at Healys post office Clondrohid, in the Corkman Newspaper or download it from Fill it up and email it to or post it to Duhallow Business Awards IRD Duhallow, James O'Keeffe Institute, Newmarket, Co Cork. Closing date for entries is Thursday, October 12. The winners will be announced at a prestigious awards ceremony on November 16 in the IRD. Centre in Newmarket.

Active Retired Group

A meeting to set up a Retired Active Group in Clondrohid took place in the Community Hall on Monday, September 25. Over 40 turned up to meeting which made it a resounding success. Louise Bourke of IRD Duhallow chaired the meeting and gave an excellent account of all the activities of IRD in Newmarket. With such a large attendance it was an excellent launching pad to hear of all these activities as places like Clondrohid, Carriganima Macroom Ballinagree etc. are now in the Duhallow catchment area for leader funding, etc.

Jack Roche of IRD spoke passionately of Rural Ireland trying to retain its identity and to stand up and be counted. Speakers from the Active Retirement Southern region and from various clubs, Donoughmore, Castlemagner etc spoke with passion of what being involved in this group has meant to them. Being active in your club means different things to different people. It could be just meeting up for a cuppa and a chat to organising a trip away.

Loneliness was one of the key reasons for people to join. Bringing relevant people into your meeting to help you with questions to ask at your doctor appointments, to making a will and what that entails. Keeping it simple to start with and it will grow. Meeting up with other groups and joining them on trips was recommended. There are 24,000 people involved in 550 organisations in nine regions. There are 50 in Cork and 30 in Kerry.

On the night the following were elected. Chair. Maurice Manning, Sec. Catherine Kelleher, treasurer Sheila Walsh, PRO. Ann O'Connell. Committee members, Teresa McSweeney, Margaret Buckley, Denis Lucey, Teresa Twomey, Maria Healy.

A follow up meeting was held on Monday, October 2, and another large crowd attended, which all looks well for the group. Anna O'Mahony was elected as Asst. Treasurer. Lots of ideas were discussed, and it's the intention of the group to meet in hall or Tavern around 10 a.m. on Wednesday, October 11, for a cuppa and a chat, where more ideas will be discussed. The group is formed, a name to be discussed, and hopefully it will grow and blossom and everyone will benefit from it.

American Tea Party

Clondrohid Development Group will be holding their annual fundraising American Tea Party in the Community Hall on Saturday night, November 4, at 8 p.m. Please come along and enjoy the chat, the craic, refreshments, and this year its roll back the carpet and get on your dancing shoes. Music will be by M & M. Great night assured.

Anyone wishing to host a table, please contact Breda at 086 8831206 or Maria at 085 1069356. The group would suggest in order to cut down costs for the host/hostess, to keep the food simple and small quantities and to share the hosting. The night is all about having fun and keeping work to a minimum As usual tablecloths, ware, cutlery will all be provided.

Teddys Dancing

Classes have resumed and will continue on Tuesday nights at 8 p.m. for adults and Saturday nights at 7.30 p.m. for the younger folk. Something for everyone at these classes.

Know your Speed

Clondrohid Development Group have been successful in putting up 'Know your Speed' sign at the entrance to the village. They would like to thank James O'Dwyer of Cork County Council for his endeavours in this regard. Speed through our village is constantly on the minds and lips of the residents, so please take note and slow down, a tragic accident is only waiting to happen.

Tidy Towns

Once again Clondrohid increased its marks, from 260 to 267. Well done to everyone who contributed to this success. Some comments from the report included the following.

Church and school admired for its painting etc. Presentation of shops and commercial properties were considered second to none, with the Tavern, Hairdressing Salon and Spar all looking particularly well. CoOp Stores very impressive given the size of its structure.

All the stone walls were admired and praised. Village name signs and the permanent landscaping beds beneath them were all admired. The Hanging Baskets and all the flowers and shrubs at Bridge area were all highly commended. Litter control was excellent.

The standard of presentation of individual houses and properties was generally good. Well done to all those households who take pride in their dwellings, their flower arrangements were magnificent. Curra Glen looked very well with its neatly trimmed grass, simple landscaping and trees. The Community Field and its sporting facilities, Clann Aire and its surrounds were all praised.

Cart Carriganima

Trip to Griffins Garden Centre on Sunday, October 15, at 11 a.m. Contact 087 8794128.


Results for September 27: €70 - Paula O'Shea; €20 - Pat Lynch, Ballymacorcan; €20 - Paddy Lynch, junior, Carrigaphooka; €20 - Jim Lucey, Sullane Weir; €20 - Matt Neville, Carriganima. Next Week's jackpot €2,200


Cork GAA Clubs Draw

The 2017/18 Cork GAA Clubs Draw is open for the new season. Tickets remain at €100 with 20 prizes per month up to €20k per month. New members are always welcome. Contact Clyda Rovers draw coordinator Fergal Cronin for details. Direct debit payment options are available for new or existing members.

GAA action

JB FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP COUNTY PLAYOFF - Grange 1-7 Clyda Rovers 0-8: A week after winning the Avondhu Junior B2 Football championship Clyda bowed out of the county, with Grange winning by 1-7 to 0-8.

Clyda got off to a positive start with full forward Tim Buckley scoring a neat point in the opening minute. But Grange hit back strongly with 1-3 in succession before Adam Walsh got Clyda back in the game with a well taken free, 1-3 to 0-2. Grange then extended the lead before two Conor Crowley frees narrowed the gap to 1-5 to 0-4 at the break.

Driven on by the outstanding Gavin Carey, an improved Clyda were in the ascendancy in the third quarter. Adam Walsh and Conor Crowley (free) were again on target before Kyle Crowley kicked over an outstanding point, leaving Grange leading 1-5 to 0-7 with 10 minutes remaining. Grange then hit two great scores before a late Conor Crowley free again narrowed the gap. Clyda went in the hunt of a late goal, but it wasn't to be as Grange held on for an impressive 1-7 to 0-8 victory.

And so the curtain was brought down on Clyda's adult teams in the 2017 championship campaign. Credit must go to Junior B team manager Billy Mulcahy, coach Colie Lane and selectors Noel Walsh and Niall Cronin for all their hard work during the year.

Clyda: Elliott Sheehan, Seán O'Connor, Cathal Greene, Eamon Doherty, Pa Forde, Gavin Carey, Daniel Fitzpatrick, Chris O'Connell, Kyle Crowley (0-1), Adam Walsh (0-2, one free), Conor Crowley (0-4, four frees), Conor Roche, Tim Buckley (0-1), Denis O'Sullivan. Subs: Gareth O'Hanlon, Séamus Madden, Mark O'Sullivan, Matthew McEntee, Dylan Flanagan.

Under-12 CONTINUE THEIR WINNING STREAK - Clyda Rovers under-12s won out the A grade football competition, having gone through a very successful year. Clyda were paired against Buttevant in the final having defeated Kilshannig in the semi-final. Clyda and Buttevant traded scores in a highly entertaining first half with Buttevant shading it at the short whistle. At half time the score was Clyda 0-4 to 0-6 for Buttevant.

The second half continued at a frantic pace with both teams wrestling for superiorty. Clyda scored two second half goals which proved the difference between the teams. Clyda outscored Buttevant adding two goals and four points in the second half with Buttevant only adding two points to thier first half tally, Clyda emerging winners by six points, on a scoreline of Clyda Rovers 2-08 to Buttevant 0-8. Clyda captain Richard Murray accepted the cup on behalf of the victorious Clyda team.

RESULTS - under-16 North Cork Football semi-final Clyda Rovers 3-15 St Peter's 0-12.

Clyda Rovers lotto

results for 29/9/17 - numbers drawn were 18, 25, 26 and 30. Spot prizes: €50 Nora and Dick Fleming (c/o Jerry O'Donoghue); €30 Noel and Eileen Carey (Lavalley); €20 Brendan Kelleher (Quartertown); €20 Michelle Looney (Island); €20 Collette Walsh (Greenhill). Next week's draw is on Friday, October 5, in Derry's. Jackpot €12,500.


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