Station Masses

Station Masses

The following are the Station Masses for February 2014: Portanure: Margaret and Nichael Bawke, Monday 3rd. Drumnee and Saint’s Island: Marian and James Dolan, Thursday 6th. Carrodger and Ballagh: Eleanor and John Gilmore, Friday 7th. Pollagh: Philomena and Patricia Hopkins, Monday 10th. Derrydarragh and Collum: Liza Devlin, Wednesday 12th. Loughawn and Dermeana: Gabrielle and Michael Flanagan, Friday 14th. Derrymacar, Derrindiff and Derrycolumb: Marie and Liam Bermingham, Monday 17th. Cleraun and Lismagawley: Brigid Healy, Wednesday 19th. Tipper and Curroole: Séamus Murray, Thursday 20th. Forthill: Julia O’ Shea, Friday 21st.

Claras and Cross: Yvonne and Jack Healy, Wednesday 26th. Loughfarm and Elfeet: Bridge and Gabriel Mulvihill, Friday the 28th. Confessions at 7.45 p.m.

Mass at 8p.m.


A Social in aid of Father Tom Kearney’s missionary work in Cuba will take place in the Peer Inn, Lisnacusha, this Friday 31st of January. Music is by The Caseys. Admission is optional. All are welcome.

Pastoral Council

The Parish Pastoral Council will meet in ‘The Hill’ on Tuesday, 4th February at 8p.m. The business of this meeting is to include the distribution of financial acknowledgements for the year 2013.

Community Games

The Table Quiz held in The Peer Inn, Lisnacusha last Friday night was a great success. After a double tie-break the winning team were as follows;

John Mulvihill, Leo Sweeney, Des Sweeney and Gerry Trimble. Runners up were; John Flood, Paddy Flood, Ger Slattery and Breda Slattery. The Junior table winners were; Aine Bannon, Niamh Skelly, Molly Fox, Lauren Casey and Brian Kelly. Runners up were; Joseph Kenny, Conor Skelly, Emma Casey, Cathy Kelly and Dominic Jeffrey. Thanks to Declan Fox for the use of the premises, sponsors for the raffle and all those who supported us on the night. The County Community Games are holding a Table Quiz on February 7th. More information next week. Good luck to our Community Games teams Quiz teams who take part this Friday night the 31st of January. Our Indoor Soccer team were narrowly beaten 4-3 by Kenagh last Sunday in St. Dominic’s Community Centre. This was a great game and was extremely close up until the final whistle. A large panel turned up on the day which was great to see. Thanks to managers Ray Curley and Owen Casey for their hard work with the team. In the Badminton the following were runners up recently; Aine Bannon, Ciara Healy, Niamh Skelly, Lauren Casey and Molly Fox.

Special thanks to Mark Berminghan for his hard work with the panel.


Everyone is hard at work on this seasons production “Philadelphia Here I Come” written by Brian Friel. Cast are busy rehearsing, make-up are all organised and the stage is coming together beautifully. Opening Friday, February 21st and running through Saturday 22nd to Sunday 23rd, by kind permission of Samuel French Ltd. We hope fans of Amateur drama will join us once again in The Hill Newtowncashel for a great nights entertainment.