Thursday 18 July 2019

Community news: Mitchelstown Matters

Mitchelstown Spikeball Club is inviting children and teenagers to spikeball training at the Leisure Centre Gymnasium on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 4pm to 6pm.

For enquiries, one can contact Antonio on (085) 788 5107.

There will be athletics training on Fridays at 7pm in the Leisure Centre.

April 20 is the date for Munster team finals in basketball for under-11 mixed; under-13 boys; under-13 girls; under-16 boys; and under-16 girls.

The day is also set to host the duathlon marathon, under 16; cross-country for under-13 boys, girls, and mixed; distance relay for boys and girls at under 12 or under 14; gymnastics at under 9 to under 15; mini rugby for under 11s; table tennis (all boys or all girls) at under 13 or under 16; chess for under 13s or under 16s; draughts for under 10 to under 16; quiz; and under-14s group dance and modern disco (boys and girls mixed).


Kildorrery Community Development AGM

The Kildorrery Community Development AGM will take place on Tuesday, February 12, in Oaklawn at 8pm. All are welcome.


Kildorrery point-to-point

The KIldorrery point-to-point will be held in Rockmills on Sunday, February 24, starting at 1.30pm. There will be a dog show, children's art competition, and prizes for the best dressed lady and gentleman.


Kildorrery cottage market

The Kildorrery Cottage Market will be held in the Old Creamery Yard on Saturday, February 16, from 10am to 1pm. The dates in March are the 2nd, 16th and 30th. One can avail of the best home baking; fruit and veg; arts and crafts; home produce; and hot food.


Senior Citizens Chiropody

Senior Citizens Chiropody will be held this Saturday, February 9, in Oaklawn from 9am. All are welcome.


Tidy Towns

Kildorrery Tidy Towns' work will commence shortly. If you are interested in helping out or have any project in mind, contact Chairman Ted Enright or call to the Community Office.


Business Association

The MBA will hold its AGM on Tuesday, March 5, at 7.30pm in the Function Room, The Tavern, Lower Cork Street.


St Joseph's coffee morning

There will be a Coffee Morning in the Hunter's Rest, Mitchelstown, on Saturday, February 16, between 9am and 12.30pm. It will be held in aid of St Joseph's Foundation of Charleville. For enquries, one can contact Catherine or Colm on (086) 248 7454.



Sister Josephine (Pius) Purcell

The death occurred on January 27 at Cork University Hospital of Sister Josephine (Pius) Purcell of Presentation Sisters, Fermoy, and formerly of Kilteely, County Limerick.

The late Sister Josephine was in her 84th year.

She was well-known in the Fermoy area, and there was a large attendance at the removal from the Presentation Convent on Tuesday evening to St Patrick's Church, Fermoy.

This was also the case at the Requiem Mass on Wednesday.

Interment took place to the Convent Cemetery, Fermoy.

To her Presentation Community; brothers Br Charles and Philip; sisters, Kathleen, Isabel, Nora, Nancy, Sr Juliana & Breda; nieces; nephews; grandnieces and grandnephews; great-grandnieces; relatives, neighbours; and many friends, we would like to tender our sincere sympathy.

Pearl White (née McGrath)

The death occurred on January 28 of Pearl White (née McGrath) Clancy Street, Fermoy, at St Patrick's Community Hospital, Fermoy.

The late Pearl was wellknown locally.

Her popularity was borne out in the large attendance at the removal from the family home on Tuesday.

This was also the case at the Requiem Mass in St Patrick's Church, Fermoy, and burial on Wednesday.

Interment took place to Kilcrumper Old Cemetery.

To her husband, Dick; sons, Richard and Fintan; daughters, Sandra and Orla; brothers, Tedsy and Paudie; sisters, Deirdre, Eileen and Ita; grandchildren, Shanon, Bronagh, Tara, Fianait, Doireann, Caoimhe, Aoibheann, Gearóid and Michael; mother-in-law, Sheila; sons-in-law, Mike and John; daughters-in-law, Norma and Tania; brothers-in-law; sisters-in-law; nephews; nieces; relatives; neighbours and friends, we would like to tender our sincere sympathy.

Frank Moloney

The death occurred on January 26 at Cork University Hospital of Frank Moloney, Wilton Gardens, Cork, and formerly of Cahir and Fermoy.

The late Frank was formerly working with the CIE.

He was a very popular member of the community.

This was borne out in the very large and represented attendance at the removal on Monday evening from the Funeral Home of Jeremiah O'Connor, Sarsfields Road, to the Church of the Holy Spirit, Dennehy's Cross.

This was also the case at the Requiem Mass and burial.

Interment took place to Kilcrumper Cemetery, Fermoy.

To his wife, Nora; sons, Con and Gerard; daughters, Mary, Clare and Norma; sons-in-law, Frank, Ollie and Liam; daughers-in-law, Sandra and Mairead; grandchildren; great-grandson, Max; sister-in-law, Gertie; nieces; nephews; relatives; neighbours and friends, we would like to tender our sincere sympathy.


GAA festivities this weekend for St Fanahans and Dominics

St Fanahan's Camogie Club will hold their 50th-anniversary celebrations.

This will take place on Saturday, February 9, in The Tavern on Lower Cork Street.

The club has been very competitive over the years.

They won two County Junior B league titles in 1988 and 1996.

Many of those involved over the years are expected to be present on the night, where slides will be shown.

It promises to be a great night and starts at 8.30pm.

In other local GAA news, Glanworth Ladies Football club is delighted to be invited to St Dominic's upcoming victory social, which takes place this Friday, February 8, at 7pm in the Firgrove Hotel.

The victorious under-14 team will receive their North Cork Summer League medals on the night.

Tickets are available from club officers and at the door on the night.

All are welcome to attend what is set to be a spectacular event.


The local lottery updates

There was no jackpot winner of the Park United lotto. The numbers drawn were 2, 3, 6 and 11. Six match-three winners shared €150, each receiving €25 as follows: Pat O'Farrell, c/o Davy; Colette Lambe c/o John Ryan; Kathleen c/o Hunte'rs Rest; James Sherlock c/o John Ryan; John Waters c/o Mulberry Tree; and Becka Hogan c/o John Ryan.

There was no jackpot winner in the Kildorrery Community lotto. The numbers drawn were 3, 16, 35. There were three lucky-dip winners of €50: Pat Aherne, Rockmills, Kildorrery; Amelia Murphy, Ballynoe; and Siobhan Skinner, Kilclooney, Knockanevin. Next week's jackpot is €2,800.