Weekly Newsletter 24 May 2020





Priest’s contacts:

Fr Maurice McMorrow P.P.028 66348250 /

Mobile 00353 87 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

24th May 2020

The Ascension of the Lord


St Naile’s Church, Kinawley

St Mary’s Church, Swanlinbar                                     


Sunday 24th 10am:         Joe, Kathleen & Brendan McGovern, Borim, Swanlinbar


Monday 25th 8pm:          Luke Early RIP


Tuesday 26th 9.30am:     Theresa O’Shea RIP


Wednesday 27th 9.30am: Linda McCaffrey RIP


Thursday 28th 9.30am:    Paddy McHugh RIP


Friday 29th 8pm:            Seamus Maguire, Drumroosk Anniversary Mass


Sunday 31st 10am:         James & Bridget Rooney & daughters Therese & Kitty, Crummer

Sunday 24.05.2020            No public Masses until further                                                 notice per Diocesan guidelines


The following mass intentions will be offered Privately

during the week.

Sunday 24th 10am:              Anne & Con Darcy, Drumcondra Anniversary Mass

Monday 25th 10am:             Special Intention

Tuesday 26th 10am:            Special Intention

Wednesday 27th 10am:      Special Intention

Thursday 28th 10am:          Kathleen & Brendan McGovern, Borim, Anniversary Mass

Friday 29th 10am:               Joe McGoldrick, Cornearthy Anniversary Mass

Sunday 31st 10am:             Margaret, Jim & Marie McBarron, Borim, Anniversary Mass



St Patrick’s Church Killesher

Sunday 24.05.2020           No public Masses until further notice per Diocesan guidelines




St Lasir’s Church, Wheathill        

Sunday 24.05.2020            No public Masses until further notice per Diocesan guidelines




Weekly Envelopes and Priest’s Revenue envelopes can be dropped into the Priest’s letter box anytime. We are grateful to our parishioners who have continued paying their weekly and monthly contributions by dropping their envelopes into the priest's letterbox. If anyone wishes pay their contributions by setting up a standing order or through their online banking please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with your Name and Church Area and we will provide the bank details that you need to pay your contributions. We thank you all for your support during these difficult times.

Kinawley Chapel Webcam, (can be accessed using MCN Media) the above Masses will be broadcast at the specified times.

St. Vincent de Paul: Phone: 077 32222137.

The Baptism Programme is cancelled and will not resume in any of the parishes until further notice

Parish Office Details: E-mail:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Kinawley: Phone Fr Maurice on 028 66348250 for Mass Bookings for Kinawley / Killesher / Wheathill.

Swanlinbar: Phone Fr Benny on Tuesday (10.00am – 1.00pm) 0035349 9521221.




1. Kinawley GAA:  Club Lotto Sunday 17/05/2020: Numbers drawn were 6, 10, 14, 20. One Jackpot Winner - Congratulations to Francie Corrigan, Drumany, Thompson's Bridge who won our Jackpot of £9,500. Lucky Dip winners: £20 - Leo McCormack, Thompson's Bridge; £20 - Celia McManus; £20 - Ann Gilleece, Corrameen; £20 - Laura McDermott. Thank you to everyone who supported our first online lotto and to the many who bought envelopes.  Your support is greatly appreciated and we hope you continue to do so, as our lotto is the financial lifeline of our club.  Jackpot will start at £2500 for this Sunday's draw.  Play online at www.klubfunder.com, Select ‘Find my Club’, Enter ‘Kinawley’ & Play Lotto. Lotto envelopes are available in Curry's Shop, McM Supplies and McCorry's. Completed envelopes can be left in to any of these shops where they will be collected for the Lotto draw. If anyone wishes their envelopes to be collected from their house, please contact any committee member who will be happy to do this. We would encourage everyone to play the Lotto online, where possible, to reduce the amount of physical interaction with envelopes.

Cairde Brian Ború - Next draw will take place on Sunday 31st May.  If anyone still wishes to sign up to Cairde Brian Ború, please contact any committee member. 

All GAA activity remains suspended and our Club Grounds also remain closed.

Community Support & Assistance -  Anyone needing support or assistance can contact any member of the club executive on one of the numbers listed who will be happy to help: Donncha O’Cathain 07716204841, Marie Allen 07742921277, Jackie Murphy 07821208696, Paula Drumm 07729005121, Roisin O’Reilly 07936436647, Sean Leonard 07776132271, Darren Boyle 07784402106, Thomas McElroy 07812213146, Francie McGovern 07864976773, John Crudden 00353 879130010, Sinead Eccles 07961910423 or Ryan Doherty 07843376393.


2. Swanlinbar GAA Notes: In line with official guidelines from HSE, the GAA and Cavan County GAA Board all club activities have been cancelled. The pitch and Gym are now closed unfortunately this includes our weekly Monday night Bingo and Blotto. Our Blotto will recommence at €10,200 and our Snowball on Game 5 will be €6,300. We will keep you updated. Any member of the community who wants shopping or medicines collected please contact Kevin Prior on 086 6187370 and he will make all arrangements.


3. Kinawley Community Centre: We know we are in strange times as we go through the Coronavirus. Our Centre is closed but as a community we are in this together, we wanted to let you know if you need assistance, shopping or just a chat, we have a number of our members who have volunteered to help.  Please contact Roisin Smyth who is co-ordinating on 07795571535.


4. Ballyconnell Credit Union would like to let all our members know that we are here to help through this difficult time. In our Ballyconnell office, we have introduced hours for any members who may feel they are vulnerable and for our elderly members, on Thursday & Friday 10am - 11am. Keep up the good work in staying safe.