Weekly Newsletter 5 January 2020





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

5th January 2020

Epiphany of the Lord

St Naile’s Church, Kinawley


Sunday 5th 10am:                Funeral Mass for Mick Monaghan, Main Street, Kinawley

Monday 6th 10am              The Epiphany of the Lord, Holyday of Obligation.  

Tuesday 6th 9.30am:           As Requested.

Friday 10th 8pm: Monica Murphy, Crocknacrieve  Anniversary Mass and Andy & Margaret Murphy, Crocknacrieve.

Sunday 12th 10am:              Ena McCaffrey, Tiroogan Anniversary Mass (Family Reader)

Adoration on Tuesday from 10am to 12 noon and from 6pm to 10pm.

We pray for the eternal Rest of Mick Monaghan, Main Street Kinawley who died suddenly on Thursday. Funeral Mass on Sunday 5th January at 10am. also Eileen McGoldrick, Bawnboy whose funeral took place on Friday 3rd January (sister of Mary Gilleece Gorgesh) May they Rest in Peace

Sunday 5th 11am:                The People of the Parish

Monday 6th 7pm:               The Epiphany of the Lord, a Holyday of Obligation. Please make time.

Tuesday 7th 9.30am:           As Requested

Wednesday 8th 9.30am: As Requested

Thursday 9th                         NO MASS

Friday 10th 7pm:                  Thomas McGovern and daughter Geraldine, Post Office, Swanlinbar.

Saturday 11th                        NO MASS

Sunday 12th 11am:              The People of the Parish.



Eucharistic Adoration on Tuesday 7th 5pm to 9pm


Church Repair Fund: please continue to support this fund.


St Patrick’s Church Killesher

St Lasir’s Church, Wheathill        

Saturday 4th 8pm:                Packie Howe, Arney 2nd Anniversary Mass.

Monday 6th 8pm:               The Epiphany of the Lord, Holyday of Obligation.  

Wednesday 8th 9.30am: As Requested

Saturday 11th 8pm:              Terence & Margaret Maguire & deceased family members, Gortacarn. Anniversary Mass. (Family reader)

We pray for Bridget Drugan whose Months Memory Mass was on Friday 3rd January.  May she Rest in Peace.


Wedding Congratulations to Joanna McGovern and Pius Martin who were married on Monday 30th December in St Naile’s Church.  We wish them Health and Happiness.


Sunday 5th 9am: As Requested.

Monday 6th 9am:               The Epiphany of the Lord, Holyday of Obligation.   

Sunday 12th 9am:                As Requested.

Dates for Diary: Confirmation takes place on Saturday 25th April at 12 noon in Swanlinbar

Baptismal Preparation Programme: Wednesday 8th January at 8pm in Swanlinbar Church

St. Vincent de Paul: Helpline Number: 077 32222137. The next monthly collection will be held at all Masses this weekend January 4th/5th. A big thank you to all those who supported the collections during 2019. All the money raised was used to help a number of needy families in the locality during the Christmas period.

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 29/12/2019 Numbers drawn were 10,11,13,15 No Jackpot Winner Lucky Dip Winners: £20 – Liam McDermott, Carroo £10 – Tony Cullen, Moher £10 – Paul Treacy, c/o Donagh Bar £10 – Niall Maguire, Moher Next week's jackpot will be £8400. Supervisors are Seamus Crudden, Joe McCarney & Frances Crudden.  Please support the weekly lotto as it is the financial lifeline of our club.

Cairde Brian Ború - December winners were Arlene Anderson, Chris McCaffrey, Gerry & Anne Corrigan, Kevin Lunney & Sarah Greene. If anyone still wishes to sign up, please contact any committee member who will be happy to help. 

The youth presentation night will take place on Saturday 18th January at 5pm in Kinawley Community Hall. 

Our Club Dinner Dance will take place on Saturday 15th February 2020 in the Slieve Russell Hotel.  Anyone wishing to purchase a ticket, contact Marie Allen (07742921277), Jackie Murphy (07821208696) or Róisín O'Reilly (07936436647).

Kinawley Brian Boru’s is one of a number of clubs throughout Ireland who had been chosen to take part in this year's 'Ireland Lights Up' ininitative which is in partnership with Croke Park, RTE Operation Transformation and Get Ireland Walking. The aim is to make exercise more accessible on the dark winter nights and offer everyone in our community an opportunity to get together and socialise in a healthy way.

First night to host Ireland Lights Up is Thursday 9th January. Registration will be from 7pm onwards with the Official opening of the walking track at 7.30pm. Anyone can, if they wish, make a voluntary contribution to The Daffodil Club when registering for walk on 9th January to mark opening of track.  This 8 week programme will be on every Tuesday and Thursday night from 7.30pm to 8.30 pm.

Club Development Questionnaires - Boxes have been left in to Keenan's Shop, McManus Supplies & Curry's Shop, Kinawley for completed questionnaires to be returned. 

2. Swanlinbar Gaa Notes: 30th December 2019 Blotto Numbers Drawn  No Jackpot Winner €50 Christmas Bonus Celine Leydon, Swanlinbar €20 Each Seamus & Oliver c/o Bingo Aideen Melanaphy, Swanlinbar. Yearly Blotto Dessie Baxter, Owengallis, Bawnboy Vera Gilleece, Macken, Deirdre Gilheany, Swanlinbar Celine Leydon, Swanlinbar Jackpot will be €9200. 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 €7700 Snowball on game 5 on 45 calls or less for €5,300  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 Pat Rehill, Lisnaskea

We are selling tickets for our Winter Fuel Draw which will take place in The Swan Bar on Saturday 18th January 2020. Tickets are €5 each or 3 for €10 1St Prize is trailer load of Firewood & Fuel Voucher for €250 2nd Prize €500 Fuel Voucher3rd Prize 10 X 40kgs Bags of Coal 4th Prize 10 Bales of Briquettes Tickets available from any committee member

Dernacrieve Gaels play Erne Gaels in the replay in the final of the under 20’s which takes place this Tuesday in Ballyconnell at 1.30pm     

The club would like to wish all our patrons and members a Happy and a Prosperous New Year

3. Killesher Historical Society meeting Wednesday 8th January at 8pm in Larganess Centre. All welcome.

4. SLIMMING WORLD A fresh new year, a fresh new decade, a fresh new opportunity to make 2020's New Year's resolution last a lifetime by discovering that Slimming World feeling for yourself!...You really will achieve your weight loss dreams! To find out more come Join us this new year in St Ninnidhs Hall Derrylin on Wednesdays @ 5.30pm & 7.30pm  For more info Tel: Saranna on 07864988665 OR on Facebook : @Irvinestownderrylinslimmingworld

5. Youthscape!! New Year. New Opportunities. New You! Not in Education, Training or Employment? Are you aged 14 – 24 and finding it difficult to move forward in life? Youthscape could be for you! Over the course of 28 weeks, there are many varied opportunities for you to gain qualifications, take part in trips, group work and activities, talks and seminars - all designed with your needs in mind. Travel, childcare and lunch expenses are paid for throughout. For more details please phone Joanne or Kathryn on 07557178162 to start the New Year right!

6. Aughakillymaude Culture Center Keep free Tues.14th Jan 1920 at 8.00pm TP Maguire memorial table quiz refreshments served at both

7. Kinawley Community Centre  Seniors Daffodil Club – is back on the 13th January 10.30am everyone welcome. Supporting Kinawley CC December winners: £1000 Lunney Family Carnhill £200 Jim Rooney Macke £100 Terence Baxter Rooskagh North & Kevin og Curry Corradreen £500 Patrick McGoldrick Corraheen & Martina O'Reilly Clontymullan Thank you for your support and Happy New Year from  KinawleyCC

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