Weekly Newsletter 2 August 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


2nd August 2020

Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time


St Naile’s Church, Kinawley

St Mary’s Church, Swanlinbar                                     


Sunday 2nd 10am:               Tommy Reilly, Killafintna Anniversary Mass


Monday 3rd 8pm:                 John & Molly Curry, Corrardreen Anniversary Mass


Tuesday 4th 9.30am:           As Requested


Friday 7th 8pm:                     First Friday vigil Communion of     Reparation to the Sacred Heart of Jesus

John, Anne & Francie Kellagher Anniversary Mass


Saturday 8th 9.30am:          First Saturday Communion of

Please note time              Reparation to the Immaculate Heart of Mary


Sunday 9th 10am:                People of the Parish


Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament in abbreviated format following Masses as in previous weeks for the moment.




Sunday 2nd 11am:               As Requested


Monday 3rd 9.30am:           


Tuesday 4th 9.30am:          


Wednesday 5th 9.30am:    


Thursday 6th 7.00pm:         James & Rose Nolan and deceased family members, Greaghavockin


Friday 7th 10.00am:            First Friday

Please note time                 Confessions after Mass


Saturday 8th:                         No Mass


Sunday 9th 11am:                James Maguire, Aughnakelly


Eucharistic Adoration on Tuesday 4th from 5.00pm to 9.00pm.


The sick will be visited on Friday.



St Patrick’s Church Killesher

St Lasir’s Church, Wheathill                                     


Saturday 1st 8.00pm:          Patsy Carron, Tiravlley Anniversary Mass

Wednesday 5th 9.30am:

Saturday 8th 8.00pm:          Patrick Scallon, Drumclounish Anniversary Mass




Sunday 2nd 9.00am:            People of the Parish


Sunday 9th 9.00am:             As Requested


August Rota

Kinawley: Collectors: David Murphy, James Breen. Counters: Frances Crudden, Cleo Baxter, Paula Drumm.

Cleaners: Noeleen Martin, Philomena McManus.

Swanlinbar: Collectors: Kieran McGovern, Adrian/Cian McGoverm. Sean Murray, Roly Curran.

Counters: Kieran & Bernie McGovern, Sheila McKiernan, Ann McMorrow.

Killesher: Collectors: Terence Maguire. Counters: Sean Tierney & Jim Maguire & Shirley Mc Aloon.

Cleaners: Caroline Hamilton & Patricia Rooney

Wheathill: Collector: Colm McGuinness


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

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 26/07/2020: Numbers drawn were 1, 16, 17, 20. No Jackpot Winner. Lucky Dip winners: £20 - Kevin Martin, Mullyneeny; £20 - Paris McKiernan, Killesher; £20 - Megan & Katie c/o Sean Murphy, Drumherriff; £20 - Damien Boyle, Springtown. Next week's jackpot will be £3,500. Thank you to everyone who purchased lotto tickets.  Please continue to support our Lotto as it is the financial lifeline of our club.  Play online at www.klubfunder.com/Clubs/Kinawley_GFC/lottoCut off time for purchasing online tickets is 9pm on the Sunday of the draw. Lotto envelopes are available in Curry's Shop, McM Supplies, McCorry's & O'Reilly's Service Station, Swanlinbar.  Completed envelopes can be left in to any of these shops where they will be collected for the draw.


Cairde Brian Ború July Draw Winners - Kevin & Carmel Curry, Corrameen, Catherine & Frank Keenan, Inishmore, Paul Melanophy, Liverpool, Darragh & Julliana Doherty, Corraheen and PJ & Chrissy McBarron, Corrameen.


Congratulations to our Senior men who beat Devenish last Sunday in Round 1 of the League on a score line of 1-13 to 0-07.  Round 2 v Ederney, Sunday 2nd August at 1pm.  Please note that this game is taking place in Dromore, Co.Tyrone. Round 3 will see our Senior men welcome Enniskillen Gaels to Kinawley on Wednesday 5th July at 7.30pm


Reserve Men Division 1 Round 3 v Enniskillen, Saturday 1st August at 6.30pm in Kinawley.


Congratulations to our Senior Ladies who opened their Division 1 League campaign with a win away to Derrygonnelly last Sunday.  Final score Kinawley 2-12 Derrygonnelly 0-06.  Our Senior Ladies also beat Tempo on Thursday evening in Kinawley on a score line of Kinawley 2-16 Tempo 2-3.  Next up is away to Newtownbutler Sunday 2nd August at 10am.


U13 Division 1 v Newtownbutler, Saturday 1st August at 11am in Kinawley.  


U14 Girls v Bellanaleck, Monday 3rd August at 7pm in Kinawley.


Minor girls v Derrygonnelly, Thursday 6th August at 7pm In Derrygonnelly.


Preschool, U6 and U8 coaching continues Thursday 6th August, 6.30pm to 7.30pm.   Parents must reconfirm their child's health status on the GAA's Return to Play online facility before every training/game.


Kinawley Brian Ború's/St.Mary's Killesher FUN Summer Camp for 4 - 12 year olds. Monday 10th - Friday 14th August.  Time: 10am - 2pm.  Cost: £35 per child, £90 for 3 children from the same family or £110 for 4 children from the same family.  The camp will be following the latest government guidelines in relation to COVID-19.  Limited number of places available. Contact John on 07808523959 if you want to register your child/children or for more information on the camp.




2. Swanlinbar GAA Notes: 27th July 2020: Blotto Numbers Drawn No Jackpot Winner. €20 Each: Noelle Kelleher, Corlough; Kevin Prior, Swanlinbar; Aisling Mc Dermott, Donagh; Margaret Mc Hugh, Carroo; Kathleen Corrigan, Mill Road, Swanlinbar; Dolores Corrigan, Springtown, Kinawley. Next Week’s Jackpot will be €10,600.                                                                                                                       Draw will take place at Bingo on next Monday night. You can now do your Blotto online at https://www.klubfunder.com/Clubs/Swanlinbar_St_Marys Cut off time is 6pm on Monday for that week’s draw


Drive-in-Bingo Continues in Charlie’s Yard every Monday at 8.30pm. Total prize fund which can be won on the night is €7,600. Snowball is on game 5 on 45 calls or less for €5,100. On game 10 there is the usual €1,000 to be won. Monday night’s winner was Benny Mc Goldrick, Swanlinbar who won on 40 calls. We would like to thank all our patrons and stewards for their help on Monday night last and we will continue every Monday night until Covid-19 restrictions are lifted.


Our Scenic River Walkway is under construction and we will keep you updated as we make progress.




3. Kinawley Community Centre We are starting to put measures in place for the Community Centre and we look forward to when we can reopen. If you have any queries please contact Roisin Smyth 07795571535.




4. St Vincent de Paul: Phone 077 32222137.




5. A new pilgrimage on Lough Derg’s lakeshore: Walk and Pray in the Lough Derg tradition on 16, 18, 22, 26 & 30 August. At times in the 1600s and 1700s when Station Island was closed by the Penal Laws, pilgrims undertook a form of pilgrimage on the lough shore. Walk in their footsteps. Contact 0 (0353) 71 9861518 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for details. Numbers are limited.  Advance booking essential.