Monday 18 December 2017

Rugby side enjoy victory


Mitchelstown Junior Rugby side had a close 6 - 3 win over Dolphin in the South Munster League at Corrobone on Saturday last. Mitchelstown, Mallow and Dolphin are now on joint top with 26 points each from 8 games played. /P>

Panel - Owen Burke, Shane Molan, Justin Finn, Michael Shinnick, Pat Molloy, Pat Magee, Sean Coughlan, Sean Myers, Pa Norris, Liam Walsh, Edward Horgan Bob O'Donoghue (Capt) James Hennessy, Paudie Dennehy, Morgan Fox, Mark Kavanagh, Pa Barry Colm Moloney, Paul Horgan, John Mulcahy, Kieran Walsh, Diarmuid Mullins, Richie McGrath, Sean Molloy.<


Eucharistic Adoration is now in its 24th year at Mitchelstown Parish Church. Over the years many people have passed on to their Eternal Reward and a number of people have become old and infirm.

To ensure the smooth running of the Adoration that goes on 24 hours a day it is now necessary to recruit some new people to ensure that the Adoration will be able to continue without much difficulty to those involved.

Many people from outlying parishes have signed up for their weekly hour and it is not just the people of the parish that are currently keeping the rota going.

If you feel you have an hour to spare you should contact Nora Hogan 025-24149 or Catherine Hanley 087- 7727496. Adorers are now urgently required for the following hours - Thursday 8am to 9am 7pm to 8pm Friday 8am to 9am 10pm to 11pm.


Canon William Crean PP VF a native of Tralee and current Parish Priest Cahirciveen will be ordained Bishop of Cloyne on Sunday January 27 at St. Colman's Cathedral Cobh at 3pm. He will be the 67th Bishop of Cloyne. Mitchelstown Parish has been allocated 22 tickets.


The numbers drawn for the weekly lotto were 2, 13, 15 and 23. There was no outright winner. Match three $150 to Liz Ryan, Demesne c/o Centra, Winner of $25 voucher John Quane,


There was no winner of the fortnightly jackpot. The numbers drawn were 5, 7, and 34. Lucky dip winners of $50 each to Bridie Linehan, Kildorrery, Laura Bell, Ballyanihan, Sophie, Evan and Denise c/o Funcheon Bar,


€20 R Nixon, M Finn, B Moloney, C Roche, K Kinsella, S Donegan, M Richards. M Roche. Two winners divided by J Morrissey and M Condon, €30 P O'Brien, €40 E Roche, A Mullins, M Curran, K Walsh, A Piggott, A Coffey, P Roche, E Slattery, €50 divided between M Power and P McCarthy, €100 B Fox, Sheets €30 A Gardiner, €100 divided between B Fox and T Finn, Monthly sheets €100 T Casey, €250 B Moloney, Raffle €30 E Roche, €20 P O'Mahony, €10 H Martin, Large Books ; E McEvoy and M Murphy, Small books : M Condon and McGrath, Free Books : B Moloney and A Collins.


Nora and Andy Connolly Knockadea, Pauline McGrath Kilfinane and Diarmuid Coffey Gortroe, Moss Creed Ballyanihan and Breda Moynihan Knockanevin, Conor Fox Marshalstown and Billy O'Mahony Ballylanders, Liam O'Callaghan

Knockadea and Jimmy Daly Darragh, Joan O'Brien Glenroe and Tom Sheehan,

Galbally, Table prizes Moss Creed Ballyanihan, and Breda Moynihan Knockanevin, Diarmuid Coffey Gortroe and Pauline McGrath Kilfinane, Raffle Liam O'Callaghan Knockadea, Jimmy Daly Darragh, Dave O'Farrell Mitchelstown.


Congratulations to Kathleen Nolan 7 Robert St. Mitchelstown who won the top prize of $1200.00 in the PTAA National Draw last week. John Casey was the promoter.


Mitchelstown CBS Under 16 B Footballers had a very good win over Ballincollig Community College in the Cork Colleges opening round at Fermoy on Friday. CBS wind assisted did very well in the first half dominating at midfield and they took some very good scores. Goals by James Conway (2) and George Pendle helped the Mitchelstown side to lead at the break 3-10 to 1-1. Ballincollig did well on the changeover but they were unable to breach the Town defence relying mainly on pointed frees. CBS were held scoreless for the opening 20 minutes but four late points gave them an emphatic 3-14 to 1-8 win in the end. Lineout - Cathal O'Sullivan (Mitchelstown) Killian Roche (do) John Ryan (Ballyporeen) Jack Magner (Mitchelstown) Dylan Price (do) Philip English (Ballyporeen) Gavin Browne (Mitchelstown) James Conway 2-0, (Fr. Sheehy's) Colin English 0-2 (do) James Mullins 0-1 (Mitchelstown) John O'Sullivan 0-4 (0-3f ) (Glanworth) Conor Clancy 0-1, (Mitchelstown) Jack Coughlan 0-1 (Glanworth) George Pendle 1-2, (Mitchelstown) Sean McGrath 0-3, (Galtee Gaels) Subs Jack Blackburne (Glanworth) for Conor Clancy, Aidan Donegan (Mitchelstown) for Jack Magner, Michael Blackburne (Glanworth) for James Conway.


The club AGM takes place this Saturday January 19 at 5.30pm in the clubhouse. The Junior A hurlers are preparing for their All Ireland JHC semi final meeting with Thomastown. It will take place in Cashel on Sunday January 27th 2.00pm


The death occurred on January 3rd of Trevor Priestman at Glendalough Nursing Home Dungourney. The late Trevor was formerly of Kingstown College Mitchelstown and was in his 86th year. Funeral Service took place in St. George's Church Mitchelstown on Friday last January 11 followed by Private Cremation. To his family we extend our sincere sympathy.

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