Weekly Newsletter 13 October 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 67748315

13th  October 2019


Twenty Eighth  Sunday in Ordinary Time

St Naile’s Church, Kinawley

St Mary’s Church Swanlinbar                                      

Sunday 13th 10am:              Hubert Gilbride, Clondavil Anniversary Mass. (reader of the month)

Monday 14th 7pm:               Private Intention

Tuesday 15th 9.30am:        As Requested

Friday 18th 8pm: Joe & Mairah McGovern, Carnview/Moher & deceased members of the McHugh family Shanvalley. Anniversary Mass

Sunday 20th 10am;              Tommy & Paddy Dolan, Clontymore 1st Anniversary & deceased family members. (Family Reader)


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


Divine Mercy Devotions on Monday evening after 7pm Mass.


Sunday 13th 11am:              Edward & Teresa McKiernan, Aughnakelly (family reader & Gifts)

Monday 14th 9.30am:          As Requested

Tuesday 15th 9.30am:        As Requested

Wednesday 16th 9.30am As Requested

Thursday 17th  7pm:            As Requested

Friday 18th 7pm: Teresa Whyte, (nee McGovern) formerly Swanlinbar Month’s Memory Mass.

Saturday 19th                        NO MASS

Sunday 20th 11am:              Mary Kate & Frank O’Reilly, Moherreagh & Swanlinbar (Family Reader & Gifts)


Eucharistic Adoration on Tuesday 5pm to 9pm.


Church Repair Fund: please continue to support this fund.  Collection amounts for September: €1,195.60 & £96.40.

Next Sunday 20th October is Mission Sunday.


St Patrick’s Church Killesher

St Lasir’s Church, Wheathill        

Saturday 12th 8pm:              As Requested.

Wednesday 16th 9.30am: As Requested

Saturday 19th 8pm:              Frank Barry, 1st Anniversary Old Coach Road, Killesher (Family reader)

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


Sunday 13th 9am:           People of the Parish  

Sunday 20th 9am            People of the Parish                                                                 

Miraculous Medal: Blessing, Enrolment and distribution of medals on:-

Saturday 12th October 8pm Killesher,

Sunday 13th October 10am Kinawley

Sunday 20th October 9am Wheathill,

Sunday 20th October 11am Swanlinbar.


Apostolic Society Kinawley branch amount collected £485stg and €90.  Thanks to all who contributed to collection, the ladies who did the knitting, crocheting, making the vestments and to those setting up the display board. Much appreciated.

Blessing of the Graves Kinawley Church and New Cemetery directly after 10am Mass Sunday 3rd November.  There will be Refreshments afterwards in the Community Centre.

Baptismal Preparation Programme: Wednesday 6th November at 8pm in Kinawley Church.

St. Vincent de Paul: Helpline Number: 077 32222137  

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

Parish Office Details: E-mail:. 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 6/10/19 Numbers drawn were 1, 3, 10, 30 Lucky Dip Winners £20 – Betty Rasdal, Crocknacrieve, Macken £10 – Marget McHugh, Carroo, Kinawley  £10 – D Conlon, 15 Lurganboy Park, Newtownbulter £10 – Dylan Boyle, Kinawley  Next week's jackpot will be £7200. Supervisors are Donncha O Cathain, Jason Martin and Sean Leonard.  Please support the weekly lotto as it is the financial lifeline of our club. Cairde Brian Boru (Friends of Brian Boru) - we are still looking for more people to sign up please contact any committee member who will be happy to help. A big thanks to each and every one of the many people who have signed up. The next draw is the 27th October. Good luck to the senior ladies in the Ulster Semi-final at home Saturday 12th at 2pm Shauna O’Neill Shamrocks, Monaghan. Well done to our minor girls winning the Division 1 Championship against Ederney on Wednesday. Well done to the U13 girls winning the Patricia Gilroy Memorial cup on Saturday. Our senior men's first round of Ulster Championship is down for November 2nd against the Down champions. Gaelic4girls is starting. Kinawley GFC are hosting training for girls - open to girls in P4, P5, P6 & P7. This is a fantastic opportunity for our underage girls to get involved in Ladies Gaelic Football.  The programme is focused on fun and participation, allowing girls an introduction to ladies gaelic football in a non-competitive environment. It will be held in Kinawley Community Hall Tuesdays from 7-8pm @ £1.50 - cover hall cost. A massive congratulations to Cill Náile Brian Borús who won a Fermanagh Club All-Star; Conor Murphy Half Back All Star, Shaun Doherty Half Forward All Star and Tomás Corrigan Corner Forward All Star. Not forgetting the main man who is an inspiration to us all; Tony Cullen receiving the Hall of Fame Award

2. Swanlinbar Gaa Notes: 7th October 2019 Blotto Numbers Drawn  No Jackpot Winner  €20 Each Ann Duignan, Ballyconnell Aideen Melanaphy, Swanlinbar Margaret Flanagan, Ballinamore Margaret Curran, Killeshandra Paddy Mc Gahey c/o Bingo Christina Mc Gahey, Arney Jackpot will be €8000. 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 next Monday night is €4,950.  Snowball on game 5 on 45 calls or less for €2,500 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 Ester Hayes, Killeshandra Dernacrieve Gaels Under 15’s play in the final on Tuesday 8th October in Breffni Park at 7pm against Lacken The club would like to congratulate club member Kevin Keenan and his wife Gemma on the birth of their Daughter Olivia.

3. Set dancing in Swanlinbar Day Centre every Wednesday at 8.30pm. Starting Wednesday 16th October. Everyone welcome. 

4. Cuilcagh Medical Practice, Florencecourt:  Flu Vaccine Clinics on 15th. 22nd & 29th  October 2pm to 4.30pm No appointment necessary (Strictly Flu Vaccine only)  Please come for your vaccine if you  are aged 65 years or more or are in one of the at risk groups 64 years & under respiratory, heart, liver or kidney disease, diabetic or immunosuppressed.   All pre-school children aged two years or more on the 1st September 2019


6. Kinawley Community Centre Seniors Daffodil Club – is on @ 10.30am in the community centre with fun activities and refreshments each week, start your week off in good company. Everyone is welcome  Boccia/New Age Curling starting on Wednesday mornings 10.30am this is supported by funding from Sport NI/FODC Snow White Pantomime in Kinawley Community Centre at 2 pm on Saturday 19th October 2019. This imaginative and enthralling family experience will be performed by renowned M&M Theatrical Productions. TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE please contact Roisin Smyth 0779 557 1535 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Facebook @kinawleyhall.   Concert - Éiru will be in concert on the 16th November 8.30pm Tickets now available, please contact Pat 07851731647 or Roisin 0779 557 1535 or  email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  Annual  Halloween Fireworks Party - 1st November 8pm  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

7. The Book of “Knockninny” book launch at Aughakillymaude Culture Centre Date: 8th and 9th November 2019 Location: Knockninny Road, Derrylin, County Fermanagh Agenda Friday 8th November 7.30pm Opening address by Michael Mc Barron Chairman of Aughakillymaude Historical Society 7.45pm introduction by Dr. Brendan Scott on behalf of the editors and keynote address by Professor Raymond Gillespie entitled “Brian Maguire and his books” 8.45pm - 9. 45pm “Book Launch” by Msgr. Liam Kelly, Administrator of Kilmore Diocese; Book signing and by tea & scones plus chat and music 10pm – late tea & scones plus chat and live music Saturday 9th November 10.30am Speaker Nollaig O’Muraile (NUI Galway) on the Books of Knockninny 11.30am Presentation by local schools on St. Ninnidh & Knockninny 12pm Tea and scones served 12.30pm Prof. Mac Murchaidh (Dublin City University) talk on Maguires and Fermanagh 1.30pm Visit Callow hill

8. On Sunday 3rd November there will be a Coffee morning & cake sale at 12 noon in the Rainbow Glenfarne followed by a Tractor Run In Memory of Mickey Bowles. Paul Kelly will be leading the run off and on return A pig on the spit will be served with refreshments. Tickets are on sale in Jacks Bar Belcoo and on the day for €2 each or 3 for €5. 1st prize B&B for 2 in The Fitzwilliam Hotel Belfast, 2nd Prize Dinner for 2 in Mac Nean Bistro 3rd Prize Lunch for 2 in The Lavender Restaurant. Everyone welcome, For more details call 00353877848986

9. Swanlinbar Day Care Centre open every Friday from 11am to 4pm.  Everyone welcome.  Looking forward to seeing you.

10. Support for Graduates The ASPIRE Employability Programme, led by Fermanagh & Omagh District Council are offering graduates’ seeking employment the opportunity to avail of free training and support with career planning. The training, which is designed to develop employability skills based on individual’s needs, includes: First Aid Certificate | IT for User Skills | Social Media Training | CV Development | Interview Skills | Application Form Assistance | Job Searching Support Contact ASPIRE Omagh on 028 8224 6535 or ASPIRE Fermanagh on 028 6632 6478.

11. 17th Fermanagh Scouts celebrating 25 years 1994 -2019  Meetings resume this year in Kinawley Community Centre as follows:- Scouts and Cub Scouts Monday 14th October 6.30pm – 7.45pm Beavers – Thursday 17th October 6.30pm – 7.30pm.  Everyone welcome.  If not already registered come along and register on the night.