Weekly Newsletter 18 August 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

18th  August 2019


Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time

St Naile’s Church, Kinawley

St Mary’s Church Swanlinbar                                      

Sunday 18th 10am:              Mary & John Brennan, Drumroosk,Anniversary Mass.

Monday 19th 7pm:               Gerald & Terence Baxter, Keelpark and deceased members of McGoldrick families, Clondavil. Anniversary Mass.

Tuesday 20th 9.30am:        As Requested

Friday 23rd 8pm: Molly Malanaphy, Corrameen, Anniversary Mass.

Sunday 25th 10am:              Eugene & Mary Ann McManus, Crocknacrieve. (Family reader)


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


We pray for the eternal rest of Eugene O’Neill Cavan (father of Mary Cassidy Killesher and Patricia Keenan, Kinawley) whose funeral took place in Cavan on Thursday. May he Rest in Peace.

Sunday 18th 11am:              All the deceased in Killagduff, Cemetery. Blessing of Graves today at 2pm:

Monday 19th 9.30am:          As Requested

Tuesday 20th 9.30am;        As Requested

Wednesday 21st 9.30am As Requested

Thursday 22nd                    NO MASS

Friday 23rd 7pm: Peter & Julia Scollan, & deceased members, Greenan, Kinawley

Saturday 24th                        NO MASS

Sunday 25th 11am:             


Eucharistic Adoration on Tuesday 5pm to 9pm.

Church Repair Fund: please continue to support this fund. 

Collection for Church Repair Fund  July: €896.20 & £107.53.

We pray for the eternal rest of Sean McHugh, Clontarf, Dublin and late of Swanlinbar, whose funeral was on Friday and Jim Maguire, Birmingham, England and late of Aughnakelly, funeral arrangements later.  May Sean & Jim Rest in Peace.


St Patrick’s Church Killesher

St Lasir’s Church, Wheathill        

Saturday 17th 8pm:              James & Kathleen Magee, Drumbrochas, Macken, Anniversary Mass.

Wednesday 21st 9.30am: As Requested

Saturday 24th 8pm:              Sean Maguire, Erveny, Anniversary Mass (Reader of the Month)


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

Sunday 18th 9am:                People of the Parish


Sunday 25th 9am:                Bernadette Conlon (Nee Fitzpatrick) Marlbank Anniversary Mass (Family Reader)



We wish to acknowledge receipt of the anonymous donation of £4,000 stg, towards the renovation work at St Mary's Church, Swanlinbar.

Blessing of the Graves Kinawley Church and New Cemetery directly after 10am Mass Sunday 3rd November.

Baptismal Preparation Programme: Wednesday 4th September in Derrylin at 8pm.

St. Vincent de Paul: Helpline Number: 077 32222137  With the high financial costs for families with children going back to school next month, the society may be contacted by any family in need of help.

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 11/08/19. Numbers drawn 6, 10, 11, 14. No jackpot winner.  Lucky Dip Winners: £20 – Nancy McAuley, Kinawley, £10 – Margaret McHugh, Carroo, Kinawley, £10 – Veronica Bogue, Garvery, Enniskillen, £10 – Daithi Bannon, Corranny. Next week's jackpot will be £6400. Supervisors are John Crudden, Darren Boyle and Declan Cathcart. Please support this important weekly fundraiser. Remember 10.30pm deadline on Sunday nights.

Cairde Brian Boru (Friends of Brian Boru) - This initiative has been launched. If you have family or friends living away from the area, please make them aware. If anyone has their form completed, please contact the following committee members who will arrange collection. Donncha 07716204841, Marie 07742921277, Hugh 07989689018, Joe 07933374207, Anna 07850324252, Tony 66348337, Shane 07803532391.

The Club has organised a Coffee morning this Sunday in Little Treasures Playgroup from 11am - 1pm in aid of the charities Cancer Connect NI and SWEL. 

The senior men drew in the Intermediate Quarter Final against Enniskillen on Sunday. The replay is Saturday 17th at 6pm. Good luck to Reserve Men who kick off Championship on Sunday at 1pm in Bellanaleck.

The 'Gaelic Mothers and Others' football continues to be held from 8-9 on Mondays.

Underage coaching continues on Thursdays from 6.30 to 7.30pm. Good luck to Minor girls who have a game on Friday evening away to Aughadrumsee at 7.15pm and again on Sunday at 6pm with Enniskillen.

If any members wish to have their name in the draw for All-Ireland Football tickets, please contact Marie Allen.

Congratulations to Fermanagh Ladies and in particular, our own players on the panel who have progressed to All-Ireland Junior Semi-Final in Clones next weekend.

2. Swanlinbar Gaa Notes 12th August 2019 Blotto Numbers Drawn No Jackpot Winner  €20 Each Sean Cassidy, Swanlinbar Aiden Owens,  Tiercahan, Swanlinbar Gavin Foster, Australia Margaret Mc Hugh, Carroo Bridie Gallagher, Templeport Joan Gallagher, Ballinamore Jackpot will be €7200. 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 €16,900.  Snowball is on game 5 on 45 calls or less for €13,400. Quickie game for the line €100 and for panel €250 on game 10 there is the usual €1000 to be won. Monday night we had 3 winners of the €1000 each received €350. Kathleen Corrigan, Mill Road, Swanlinbar, Kathleen Mc Teague, Corraleehan, Stacey O Reilly, Killeshandra

Our Golf Classic will take place in Blacklion Golf Club on Saturday 24th August 2019

We play Belturbet in the second round of the Intermediate Championship on Friday 16th August in Aiden’s Park Bawnboy at 8pmTempleport will play Shannon Gaels in Saint Mary’s Park Swanlinbar in the Junior Championship on Saturday 17th August at 7pm

3. Swanlinbar Tidy Towns would like to thank everyone who contributed so generously to the Annual collection. The total collection was €375.50 and £61.17

4. Swanlinbar Development Association Opportunity available to lease Cuilcagh Cafe, Swanlinbar. Currently run as weekend enterprise by volunteers. Huge potential to expand existing successful business. Further information available from and expressions of interest to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

5. Kinawley Community Centre Dates for the Diary: 19th October Pantomime Snow White will be in the hall 16th November we are delighted that Eiru will be in concert 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. the hall and meeting room is available for parties, indoor soccer, meetings etc.

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. Little Treasures Playgroup Kinawley annual 5K and 10K fun run and walk is taking place on Sunday 25th August 2019. Starting at 11am Chipped time. Registration from 10am on wards Medals for all individuals. Prizes in all categories 

Kinawley GAA club is hosting their annual coffee morning on Sunday 18th August  in Little Treasures Playgroup Kinawley from 11am to 1pm. Proceeds in aid of Cancer Connect and SWELL- supporting cancer survivor’s well-being. 

8. St Mary’s Primary School Killesher Friday 30th Primary 1 children only from 9 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. All other classes return on Monday 2nd September.

9. Old Time Dance Kinawley Community Centre on Sunday 25th August dancing from 9pm to 11.30pm to Brendan Magee and Eugene Cunningham. Everyone welcome.