Weekly Newsletter 12 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

12th January 2020

Baptism of the Lord:


St Naile’s Church, Kinawley


Sunday 12th 10.00 am        Ena McCaffrey, Tiroogan Anniversary Mass (Family Reader)

Monday 13th 7pm:               Tommy Malanaphy, Derryclegna, Anniversary Mass.

Tuesday 14th 9.30am:        As Requested

Friday 17th 9.30am:           As Requested       

Sunday 19th 10am:              Tommy & Mary Ann Taylor, Gurtlanaghey Anniversary Mass. (Reader of Month)



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


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

Monday 13th 9.30am:          As Requested

Tuesday 14th 9.30am:        As Requested

Wednesday 15th 9.30am  As Requested

Thursday 16th 7pm:             As Requested

Friday 17th 7pm:                  Michael Harte, Hawkswood

Saturday 18th                        NO MASS

Sunday 19th 11am:              Kevin McCauley, Main Street, Swanlinbar (Family Reader & Gifts)

Eucharistic Adoration on Tuesday 7th 5pm to 9pm


Church Repair Fund: please continue to support this fund.

We pray for the eternal rest of Dave McManus, Drumboory whose funeral took place on Wednesday 8th May.  May Dave Rest in Peace.


St Patrick’s Church Killesher

St Lasir’s Church, Wheathill        

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

Wednesday 15th 9.30am As Requested

Saturday 18th 8pm:              James & Mary Maguire, Erveny (Reader of the Month)


We pray for the eternal rest of Rosemary White, Belfast (nee Flanagan) who died on the 4th January 2020 May she Rest in Peace.


Sunday 12th 9am:                As Requested.


Sunday 19th 9am:                People of the Parish

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

Baptismal Preparation Programme: Wednesday 5th February 2020 at 8pm

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: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 05/01/2020 Numbers drawn were 4,16,23,27 No Jackpot Winner Lucky Dip Winners: £20 – Shane Greene, Clonliff £10 – Niamh Dolan, Clontymore £10 – Frances McKenna, Cornaskeogue £10 – Ronan White, Aughnasheelin Next week's jackpot will be £8500. Supervisors are John Crudden, Darren Boyle & Declan Cathcart  Please support the weekly lotto as it is the financial lifeline of our club.

Cairde Brian Ború - Next draw will take place on Sunday 26th January. 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).

'Ireland Lights Up' - A big thank you to everyone who came out on Thursday to register, officially open the Walking Track and to everyone who made a voluntary contribution to the Daffodil Club. This walking programme continues every Tuesday and Thursday night from 7.30pm to 8.30 pm on the Walking Track at the football pitch.

Congratulations to Courteney Murphy who has been selected as captain of the Fermanagh Ladies Senior Team for the season.  Also special mention to Aine McGovern who has been selected as one of the vice captains.  

Club Development Surveys - Could all surveys be returned to a member of the executive committee, or boxes in Curry’s Shop, McManus Supplies or Derryallen Service Station (formerly Keenan’s Shop). All completed surveys received by 15th January 2020 will be entered into a draw for 2 x £25 O'Neill's vouchers. If anyone has not yet received a survey, please contact a member of the executive committee. 

2. Swanlinbar Gaa Notes 6th January 2020 Blotto Numbers Drawn  No Jackpot Winner €20 Each Niall & Stephen Crowe, Ballyconnell Thomas O Brien, Swanlinbar. Yearly Blotto Oisin Hannon, Carrick-on-Shannon Ferghal Murphy, Kinawley Jen Munford & Sons, c/o Bingo Kerrie Mc Hugh, Furnaceland, Swanlinbar Jackpot will be €9300. 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 €7800. Snowball on game 5 on 45 calls or less for €5,400  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 Tom Reilly, Killeshandra

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 Voucher   3rd Prize 10 X 40kgs Bags of Coal 4th Prize 10 Bales of Briquettes  Tickets available from any committee member.

Dernacrieve Gaels   AGM will be held on Saturday 18th January at 6pm in Corlough Clubrooms.

3. 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

4. Aughakillymaude Culture Center T P Maguire Memorial Table Quiz Tues 14th annual table Quiz  @ 8.00pm Proceeds to Maria Curie palliative Care Fermanagh, Please support this worthy Cause by people on seats, usual raffle lots of prizes refreshments served

5. Kinawley Community Centre Seniors Daffodil Club – is back on the 13th January 10.30am everyone welcome. 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 High School Open Night takes place on Thursday 16th January, 2020 at 7.30 p.m. All transfer pupils and their Parents/Guardians are cordially invited. The evening commences with Principal’s address, followed by tour of school and light refreshments.

7. Little Treasures Playgroup Kinawley - application process is now open on www.eani.org.uk for a funded preschool place for children in their immediate preschool year - born between 2nd July 2016 to the 1st July 2017. The preschool would like to sincerely thank everyone who supported their recent Christmas market fundraiser. 

8. Swanlinbar Day Care Centre open every Friday from 11am to 4pm.  Dinner, Activities, bingo and live music every Friday.  Everyone Welcome.  Happy New Year