Weekly Newsletter 28 July 2019





Priest’s contacts:

Fr Maurice McMorrow P.P.028 66348250 /

Mobile 087 2584813

Fr Benny Fitzpatrick C.C.049 9521221 /

Mobile 087 3899345

Pastoral Area – Priest in the Cluster:

Fr Gerry Alwill P.P. Derrylin, 028 67742839

28th July 2019

Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

St Naile’s Church, Kinawley

St Mary’s Church Swanlinbar                                      

Sunday 28th 10am:              Margaret McGovern, Moheranea Anniversary Mass.  (Family Reader)

Monday 29th 7pm:               John & Teresa Gilbride, & deceased family members, Drumcullion.

Tuesday 30th 9.30am:        As Requested

Friday 2nd Aug   8pm       First Friday vigil Communion of Reparation to the Sacred Heart of Jesus Mass Tommy Reilly, Killafintna.

Saturday 3rd 11am:              First Saturday Communion of  Reparation to the Immaculate Heart of Mary.

Sunday 4th 10am:                Michael & Mary Doogan, & all deceased family members, Stramatt (Reader of the Month)


Adoration on Tuesday 10am to 12 noon & 6pm to 10pm.


Congratulations to Louise Curran and Paul Sheridan who were married this week-end. We wish them Health and Happiness.

Sunday 28th11am:               Sean Gilheaney, Drumcullion (Family Reader & Gifts)

Monday 29th 9.30am          NO MASS

Tuesday 30th 9.30am:        As Requested

Wednesday 31st  9.30am: As Requested

Thursday 1st Aug 7pm        As Requested

Friday 2nd 7pm                     John Joe & Hanna Murphy,                                                 Uragh, Swanlinbar.

Saturday 3rd                          NO MASS

Sunday 4th 11am:                John & Mary McKenna and deceased member of the McKenna family, Coragh, Kinawley. (Family Reader & Gifts)

Eucharistic Adoration on Tuesday 5pm to 9pm.


Swanlinbar Church Repair Fund: please continue to support this fund.

The sick will be visited on Friday,


St Patrick’s Church Killesher

St Lasir’s Church, Wheathill        

Saturday 27th 8pm:              Peter & Bridget Reilly & deceased members of Gilbride & Flanagan Families, Crummer. (Family Reader)

Wednesday 31st 9.30am: Peter & Bridget McHugh, Drumbroughas.

Saturday 3rd 8pm:                Patsy Carron Tiravalley (Family reader)

Eucharistic Adoration in Killesher on Wednesdays 7.30pm to 8.30pm.

Sunday 28th 9am:                People of the Parish    


Sunday 4th Aug 9am:          People of the Parish                                                                                                     

Pilgrimage to the Holy Land from 16th to 24th September 2019, Spiritual director Fr Benny Fitzpatrick.  Further information see poster at the back of the Church.

Blessing of the Graves 2019: Killaduff Sunday 18th August at 2pm. Kinawley Church and New Cemetery directly after 10am Mass Sunday 3rd November.

St. Vincent de Paul: Helpline Number: 077 32222137.

Baptismal Preparation Programme: Wednesday 7th August in Swanlinbar at 8pm.

North West S.T.O.P.: Free Counselling Available, Contact 086 777 2009 Or 1850 211 877.

Parish Office Details: E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Kinawley: Tel: 028 66348250 on Wednesday 2.30 - 5.30pm (Helen) - Mass Bookings for Kinawley / Killesher / Wheathill, Fr Maurice will take Mass bookings at all other times. Swanlinbar: Fr Benny on Tuesday (10am – 1pm) 00353499521221.




1. Kinawley GAA Notes: Club Lotto Sunday 21/07/19. Numbers drawn were: 10, 11, 24, 29. No jackpot winner. Lucky Dip Winners: £20 – Kevin Lunney, Kinawley £10 – Myles O’Reilly, Corragole, Derrylin £10 – Ruth Gault, 18 Drumawill, Enniskillen £10 – Thomas Cleary, Drumhervin, Kinawley Next week's jackpot will be £6100 Supervisors are Hugh Owens, Terence Baxter, Gerry Owens, Tony Cullen. Please support this important weekly fundraiser. Please remember 10.30pm deadline on Sunday nights. General club meeting this Tuesday (30th) that 9.15pm to discuss and commence the launch of the Cairdre Brian Boru initiative. We would like to see as many people attending as possible for this very important fundraiser to secure the future of the club. The senior men missed out to Roslea on Sunday but had a brilliant win over Enniskillen on Friday. This coming Sunday they're home to Irvinestown at 1pm. Erne Cup 1 Final is in Brewster Park 2nd of August at 7.30pm. Good luck to all involved.  Hard luck to the Under 17 Boys who lost to Enniskillen on Thursday. Next up is Lisnaskea at home on Tuesday at 7.30pm. The 'Gaelic Mothers and Others' football has started with fantastic numbers turning out. This will normally be held from 8-9 on a Monday evening.  The senior ladies play Devenish in the 9 a side at home this Sunday at 6pm.   Well done to the minor girls starting off their league campaign to a flying start beating Brookeborough. They meet Aghadrumsee this Wednesday (31st) home at 7.30pm.

Cairde Brian Boru (Friends of Brian Boru) - This initiative will be launched shortly by Cill Naile Brian Boramha/Naomh Mhuire Cill Laisir CLG. Over the next few weeks, a pamphlet will be delivered to every household in the club area. This will also be available online. The pamphlet will outline the developments that have taken place in the club over the last few years and our proposed future development plans. The details of our members' draw will be explained. The proposal is a donation of £10 a month with monthly cash prizes. All the money raised by this scheme will be used for future developments at our grounds. We are asking all our supporters, both at home and further afield, to read the pamphlet and consider joining Cairde Brian Born to help continue and build on the success that we enjoy as a Club both on and off the field across all codes and to contribute to the improvements of our facilities for the benefit of all the community.

We are delighted to confirm that a pilot course in conversational Irish will take place twice a week in the club rooms for six sessions. This will suit members from secondary school age u to adult and of all abilities. This will take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11am-12.30pm. Please contact Marie Allen asap if you wish to take part in this program.  

2. Swanlinbar Gaa Notes 22nd July 2019 Blotto Numbers Drawn  No Jackpot Winner  €20 Each Patricia & Sean Martin, Mountain View, Kinawley Cliona Drumm, Uragh, Swanlinbar Peter Mc Cauley, Tiermoonan, Kinawley Maguire Family, Mill Street, Swanlinbar Dessie Baxter, Owengallis, Bawnboy Aoife Mc Gerty, Derrylin Jackpot will be €6900. Draw will take place at Bingo on Monday night You can now do your Blotto online at  Https://www.klubfunder.com/Clubs/Swanlinbar St Marys/lotto Cut off time is 7pm on Monday for that week’s draw Bingo  Total prize fund which can be won on the night is €16,600.  Snowball is on game 5 on 45 calls or less for €13,100.Quickie game for the line €100 and for panel €250 On game 10 there is the usual €1000 to be won Monday night’s winner was Annabella & Emily Darcy Our Annual Festival will take place from Friday 2nd August to Monday 5th August 2019 Our Golf Classic will take place in Blacklion Golf Club on Saturday 24th August 2019 We start the Intermediate Championship on Sunday next 28th July when we play Drumlane in Bawnboy at 3.15pm

3. Swanlinbar Family Festival Friday 2 August 6.30pm Walking Treasure Hunt starting at Trivia House. Refreshments served afterwards in Cuilcagh Cafe.

Saturday 3 August Family Fun at the Fairgreen Playground 2pm Childrens Fancy Dress. Bouncy Castles. 4pm Teddy Bears Picnic. Just bring your Teddy. 5pm Summer Orienteering Event. Suitable for all ages. Registration and event beginning from Trivia House. 9pm Table Quiz in The Stables Bar followed by Live Music.

Sunday 4 August Annual Cuilcagh Walk 12,30pm Registration at Belvalley Gap €5. Registration also available from 12noon to 12,30pm at Cuilcagh Cafe, 1pm Cuilcagh Walk starting from Belvalley Gap. 6.30pm Cuilcagh BBQ at Trivia House. Live Music with John and Shane Burke.

Monday 5 August 2pm Family Sports Day at St Mary's GFC Grounds. Refreshments and BBQ on the day. 3pm Duck Race on Claddagh River. Followed by prizegiving ceremony. 9pm Bingo in St Mary's Hall. Please support your local Community Cuilcagh Cafe open for refreshments all weekend.

4. Kinawley Community Centre Date for the Diary: we are delighted that Eiru will be in concert on the Saturday 16th November Hall Bookings -  please contact Roisin Smyth on 07795571535 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>  The hall and meeting room is available for parties, indoor soccer, meetings etc.

5. Kinawley Community Hall Association: New draw and loyalty club - Kinawley Community Centre have launched their new draw and loyalty club “Supporting Kinawley CC” which will supersede the current Raise the Roof draw in October with the purpose of supporting the longer term sustainability of the hall.  The new draw is limited to 150 members and is open initially to "Raise the Roof" members until the end of July on a first come first served basis. Further information is available on facebook, by contacting Roisin on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. / 07795571535 or by contacting your local committee member.

6. St Aidan’s PTFA Book a table at St Aidan’s PTFA annual Christmas craft fair on Sunday 24th November 2019. If you would take a table you can contact any member of the PTFA or Fiona on 07854410448 or Mary 07816 919242 or Annemarie 07522 843181 Cost £10 per table plus a small gift for our draw

7. Aughakillymaude Cultural Centre: Sat 3rd Aug. Usual monthly music session @ 9.30pm incls song & Prose refreshments served

8. Old Time Dance in Kinawley Community Centre on Sunday 28th July dancing from 9pm to 11.30pm to Out and About. Everyone welcome. 


August Rota for all Church Areas:

KILLESHER: Altar servers; Cara and Conan McManus Reader: McHugh family Eucharistic Minister; Ann McCaffery 3rd & 10th. Bernie Cheshire 17th/24th & 31st. Collectors; Terence Maguire Counters; Sean Tierney, Jim Maguire, Shirley McAloon Cleaners; Patricia Rooney, Caroline Hamilton

Kinawley: Altar Servers: Tomas Cathcart, Clodagh Reilly, Clodagh McAuley, Reader: Patricia Keenan, Collectors: David Murphy, James Breen. Eucharistic Ministers: Sinead Drumm, Caroline McManus, Maire Greene Counters:  Mairead McHugh, John Breen, Martin Murphy, Kevin McCaffrey, Cleaners: Noeleen Martin & Philomena McManus.

Wheathill: Reader: Geraldine McGovern, Eucharistic Minister: Patsy Maguire. Collectors: Colm McGuinness.

Swanlinbar: Collectors: Kieran McGovern, Adrian/Cian McGoverm. Sean Murray, Roly Curran. Eucharistic Ministers: Bernie McGovern, Monica Leydon, Collette Cunningham, Michael Leydon. Counters: Kieran/Bernie McGovern, Shelia McKiernan, Ann McMorrow.