Easter in Mitchelstown passed off very quietly. Many locals returned for the week end. Large attendances attended Church ceremonies and local businesses had a busy period. Gardai reported no major incidents or accidents.
This years Divine Mercy celebrations will take place in Mitchelstown Parish Church this Sunday, April 7, from 2pm to 5pm. There will be Mass at 4pm. There will also be Rosary, Stations of the Cross and the Chaplet of Divine Mercy. Well known Faith Healer John Delaney will address the congregation. A number of priests will be available for confessions. Everyone is welcome.
KNOCKADEA COMMUNITY LOTTO
The numbers drawn were 6, 18 & 25. Mary Barrett, Ballyarthur Mitchelstown c/o Mairead Lonergan was the jackpot winner of E1600.
PARK UNITED FC LOTTO
Winning Numbers 1, 2, 10 & 12. There was no jackpot winner. One match 3 received E150 Linda Condon, Stagpark Mitchelstown c/o Mulberry Tree. Winner of E25 voucher Mary Hyland c/o Phil Sherlock.
Mitchelstown Junior B footballers lost out to Liscarroll in the Div 3 FL at Mitchelstown on Sunday. The final score was 2-8 to 1- 8. Team: Thomas Power, Liam Molan, Kevin Mullins, David Sheehan, Shane Price 0-1, Jamie Finn, Sean Lane, Brendan Wiley, Padraigh Donegan 0-1, Liam Allen, James Sheehan 0-4 Peter Conroy 0-2, Kevin Moloney, Keith Kinsella, John Walsh.
Ballygiblin Junior A hurlers lost out to Dungourney in the Avondhu-Imokilly Div 1 HL at Dungourney on Sunday by 1-15 to 1-10. Team Christopher Noonan, Diarmuid Lynch, Declan Power 0-1, Tom Molan, Keith McGrath, Fionn Herlihy, Stephen Fox, Barry Coffey, Michael Walsh, Greg Carroll, Danny Duggan, Shane Cahill 1-1, Joseph O’Sullivan 0-7 Brian O’Sullivan 0-1, Cain O’Mahony, Subs Jason Cott, Eoin Coughlan, Shane Beston.
Ballygiblin will play Harbour Rovers in the Div 1 HL in Glanworth this Saturday evening 6.30pm
BALLYGIBLIN PARENT’S COUNCIL
Ballygiblin Parent’s Council will host a talk by John Lonergan former governor Mountjoy Prison in Ballygiblin National School on Monday, April 22, at 8pm. All are welcome. Admission E5.
Mitchelstown Macra will hold a table quiz on Friday, April 19. Tables of 4 E20. Venue to be confirmed. For details tel John 0861721027.
COMMUNITY GAMES AGM
Mitchelstown Branch Community Games will hold their AGM on Tuesday, April 30, in the Town Hall 8pm.
PILGRIMAGE TO KNOCK
There will be an Apostolate of Perpetual Eucharistic Pilgrimage to Knock celebrating the Year of Faith on April 20. Bus leaving Cloyne Diocese. Contact Catherine 0877727496.