Weekly Newsletter 23 May 2021





Priest’s contacts:

Fr Maurice McMorrow P.P.028 66348250 /

Mobile 00353 87 2584813

Pastoral Area – Priest in the Cluster:

Fr Gerry Alwill P.P. Derrylin, 028 67748315

23rd  May 2021

Pentecost Sunday


St Naile’s Church, Kinawley

St Mary’s Church, Swanlinbar                                     

Sunday 23rd 10.30am:        Annie & Con Darcy, Drumcondra, Swanlinbar Anniversary Mass.


Monday 24th 8pm:               As requested


Tuesday 25th 9.30am:        As Requested


Friday 28th 8pm: As Requested


Sunday 29th 10.30am:        Pee, & BrMichael Gilleece C.Ss. and all the deceased family members, Tully. Anniversary Mass.


Adoration on Tuesday 18th May from 10am to 12 noon.


We pray for the eternal rest of Annie Kate Dillon (nee Brennan) 12 Cherry Valley, Enniskillen whose funeral took place on Saturday in Enniskillen.  May she Rest in Peace.


Saturday 22nd 8pm:             Michael Wright, 103 Corrameen Road, Kinawley Month’s Memory Mass.


Wednesday 26th 10.30am: As Requested


Friday 28th 7pm:                  Joe, Kathleen & Brendan McGovern, Borim. Anniversary Mass.


Saturday 29th 8pm:              Francis McGovern, Swanlinbar, Anniversary Mass.



Adoration on Tuesday 18th May from 5pm to 8pm.


St Patrick’s Church, Killesher

St Lasir’s Church, Wheathill                                        

Sunday  23rd 9am:               People of the Parish


Wednesday 26th 9.30am As Requested


Sunday 30th 9am:                Tessie Williamson, Corradreen, Derrylester. Anniversary Mass



Saturday 22nd 6pm:             Eamon & Patrick Fitzpatrick, Marlbank. Anniversary Mass.


Saturday 29th 6pm:              People of the Parish

WEEKLY AND DUES COLLECTIONS  We are extremely grateful to all parishioners who have continued to contribute to the collections throughout the last challenging year.

For anyone who wishes to bring their contributions up to date by cheques please make payable to the following:

Kinawley: St Naile’s Church, Killesher & Wheathill: Crossroads Church, Swanlinbar: St Mary’s Church All Priests Dues: Kinawley Priest’s Revenue Account 

Please also note if you are paying a number of weeks contributions in Cash it is sufficient to put the total money in the envelope with the latest date, as due to Diocesan guidelines all contributions must be recorded in the week received. This will also assist our volunteer counters when they are counting the collections. For anyone who wishes to pay through their internet banking please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with your Church area and we can provide the relevant bank account details.  Thank you for your continued generosity.  


First Holy Communion contingent upon guidelines.

Swanlinbar 12th June

Killesher 26th June

Kinawley 3rd July


Confirmation Dates contingent upon guidelines

Swanlinbar Friday 25th June,

Killesher Saturday 26th June

Kinawley Saturday 3rd July



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

Mass Bookings for Kinawley / Killesher / Wheathill & Swanlinbar - Tel: 028 66348250 on Wednesdays from 2.30pm - 5.30pm (Helen), Fr Maurice will take Mass bookings at all other times.





1. Kinawley GFC: Club lotto Sunday 16th May 2021. Numbers drawn were 16. 18. 20. 23. No jackpot winner.  Lucky Dip winners: £20- Jason Martin, Graffy.  £20- Carmel Boyle Parzysz, Corrameen. £20-Enda Monaghan, Tirravalley. £20- Ted Keenan, Crocknacrieve. Next week’s jackpot will be £7700. 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/lotto Cut 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.  Cairde Brian Ború, next draw will take place Sunday 30th May where the 5 lucky winners will win £100 each.  If anyone would like to sign up, please contact any committee member who will be happy to help.  Raffle, we have opened the tickets for our 2nd Raffle, which is £1000 Tully Mill Restaurant and Cottages voucher!! Whether it is a staycation or Sunday lunch every month for the year, it is sure to be a special prize. Please spread the word, £10 a ticket, and you can buy a ticket on the klubfunder platform or offline tickets contact Marie Allen.

2021 Club membership! Club Membership for this year is now due and you can now pay for it online! You can complete 2021 membership through www.foireann.ie. All players and coaches must be registered before they return to play, this is to ensure all players are fully registered and insured. Membership prices are the same as last year and full details on how to register are on the club Facebook page. If anyone is having any issues with registering, please contact Shane Green & Paula Drumm.

Men Fixtures: we got confirmation of fixtures for the senior Men this weekend, and on Friday 21st we will see the return to games. Senior Club player’s competition Div 1A, Round 1, Friday May 21st we face Ederney in Ederney at 7.30pm. Round 2 we have Derrygonnelly at home Friday 28th 7.30pm. Round 1 of the Erne Cup Div 1 starts Sunday 23rd at 5pm when we face Newtownbutler at home. Strictly no spectators are allowed to attend games at this time.

Ladies fixtures/results: On Sunday our senior ladies had round 2 9aside, results, Kinawley A 2.14 vs Ederney 1.06 and Kinawley B 1.12 vs Knockninny 1.14. Round 3 this Sunday 23rd 1pm where Kinawley A are away to Derrygonnelly A. Kinawley B are away to Newtownbutler on Friday 21st. The U17 ladies league round 2 Thursday, where the girls beat Derrygonnelly convincingly. They host Knockninny this Thursday for round 3. Please note, due to COVID 19 GAA and LGFA regulations, strictly no spectators are allowed to attend games. As the grounds get busier with the return to football training, please drive with care and be mindful of walkers using our grounds. Please also help to help our club grounds tidy by putting any litter in the bins provided. Tasks for all players, from every age group to complete before return to training, Register on www.Foireann.ie & complete the health questionnaire before each training onwww.returntoplay.gaa.ie

2. Swanlinbar Gaa Notes 17th May 2021 We have received advice from Croke Park and An Garda Siochana that under Current Government guidelines Drive-in-Bingo is not allowed and is not covered by insurance. We will let you know as soon as this changes Our Blotto will start at €12000. You can now do your Blotto online at Https://www.klubfunder.com/Clubs/Swanlinbar St Marys/lotto Cut off time is 6pm on Monday for that week’s draw Bingo Total prize fund which can be won at the next Bingo is €9800  Snowball on game 5 on 45 calls or less for €6,500  Quickie game for the line €100 and for panel €250   On game 10 there is the usual €1000 to be won. 

Scenic River Walkway Work is continuing on our Scenic River Walkway Tarmacadam has now been laid and the last of the bollard lights are going in and we are waiting on some extra lights to be fitted but don’t let that put you off walking it in day light. No adult bicycles, no skateboards and no dogs allowed (except guide dogs) due to Health and Safety Rules. Swanlinbar Gaa Football Pitch Swanlinbar Gaa Football Pitch will be closed for the next 2 weeks as Prunty Contracts work on it but the walkway will remain open Gaa Insurance Training has now started back for our Senior Team and we would like to inform all players and members that membership must be paid so as to be covered by insurance FUN Summer Camp We are running our Summer Camp from 19th to 24th July 2021At this moment it is FULL

Congratulations The club would like to offer their congratulations to our club member Paddy Reilly who tied the knot with his finance Gina and we would like to wish them a happy and long life together 

3. COVID-19 Support Line for Older People: ALONE manage a national support line and additional supports for older people who have concerns or are facing difficulties relating to COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Professional staff are available to answer queries and give advice and reassurance where necessary. The support line is open seven days a week, 8am - 8pm by calling 0818 222 024. 

4. St Vincent de Paul: Contact No: 077 32222137. 

5. North West STOP provides FREE Counselling in your area with No Waiting Lists. Please phone or text our Counselling Coordinator on 086 777 2009 to arrange to speak with a counsellor.

6. Kinawley Community Centre Daffiodil Club Online Arm Chair Exercises  with Joanne Doonan continues Monday Morning's  10am (30min class) if you would like to take part please  contact Roisin on 07795571535 Any queries regarding bookings for the Community Centre please contact contact Roisin on 07795571535 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

7. Kilmore Diocese Apostolic Society are holding a fundraising draw for the Missions..  Tickets are €50 each and a draw will take place monthly from 29th June 2021, in the Pastoral Centre in Cavan on last Friday of every month 12 draws.  Please help us to reach our centenary by supporting our draw funded by a parishioner Miss Mary McManus (Nurse Mamie) 1st Prize €200 2nd Prize €100 (cost less than a €1 a week) Tickets can be bought from any committee member. Annie McGovern, 02867748131 07858423266 — Rose Healy 02866348281 and Kathleen Malanaphy 07597635801 We value your support. Thank You. See posters in local shops