Mitchelstown Junior Rugby side lost 20-3 to Cork Constitution in the Junior League at Cork Con on Sunday last. Pat Magee had Mitchelstown’s only score, a penalty, early on. As the game progressed the home side came very strong and they had some well taken scores to run out convincing winners. Town: Owen Burke, Shane Molan, Justin Finn, Michael Shinnick, Patrick Molloy, Pat Magee, Sean Coughlan, Pa Norris, Edward Horgan, Pat Barry, Bob O’Donoghue (Capt) James Hennessy, John Mulcahy, Morgan Fox, Paul Horgan, Paudie Dennehy, Diarmuid Mullins, Richie McGrath, David Murphy, Niall Hogan, Colm Moloney, Paul Palmer.


The Premier Junior hurlers will meet Ballyhooly in trhe opening round 2013 JAHC. The Under 21 B hurlers are drawn against Kildorrery while the Junior B side will meet Buttevant in the opening game. On Sunday Ballygiblin travelled to Killeagh for a Junior hurling challenge with the home side. The game finished all square 1 -12 to 2- 9. Ballygiblin: Christopher Noonan, Tom Molan, Brian O’Gorman, Michael John Hayes, Eoin Coughlan, Declan Power, Stephen Fox, Barry Coffey 0-2, Kieran Duggan, Michael Walsh 0-1, Shane Beston 0-5, Greg Carroll 0-1, Cain O’Mahony, Danny Duggan, Joseph O’Sullivan 1-2. Subs Dave Moher 0-1 for Danny Duggan, Ken Carroll for Michael J Hayes, Jason Cott for Joseph O’Sullivan, Paul Seymour for Cain O’Mahony.


14 Holes Singles sponsored by Corbett Court: lst Con Ryan (16) 35 pts 2nd Fergal Whelton (13) 34 pts. Gross John Herlihy (6) 25 pts. 3rd Kieran McKenna (13) 32 pts. The Spring League is now of to a great start and will run for the next six weeks. Seanoiri Results : lst Jim Flynn, Sean Baker, Pat Tobin 44.6 pts. 2nd Peter Darrer, Sean Buckley, Jim Griffin 46.3 pts. 3rd Sean O’Brien Liam Gamble, John McCarthy 46.5 pts.


Ballygiblin Parent’s Council will hold a table quiz in the Hunters Rest on Friday, February 22, at 9pm. Proceeds in aid of Ballygiblin NS Playground.


Sunday, February 17, is World Day of the Sick. There will be bingo in the Town Hall, Mitchelstown at 3pm, in aid of Mitchelstown Carmelite Lourdes Group.


Double Bingo in T.O. Park this Thursday night to mark Valentines Night. Start 8.30pm. Books normal prices. All prizes doubled. Raffle with free refreshments.


Change in opening hours at Mitchelstown Branch Citizens Information Office in the Marian Hall Convent Hill. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 10am to 1pm, Thursday 1.30pm to 4.30pm, Friday 7.30pm to 9pm Enquiries 0761078030.


Five weeks start Wednesday, February 13, 5pm to 6pm. E30, material provided. Bright Sparks, Brigown Mitchelstown. Contact Deirdre 0857844305.


Computer Classes – Advanced Typing starting on Thursday, March 14. Beginners Computer Course will start on Monday, March 25. Beginners typing will start on Tuesday, April 9. Web design Tuesday, April 9. Manual and Computerised Payroll Wednesday, April 10. The 7.30pm Mass this Saturday will be offered for deceased and present volunteers and members of St Vincent De Paul Society in Mitchelstown.


If you are interested in enrolling your child in Ballygiblin National School for September 2013 please contact the school 02524933 by February 19.


Adorers are needed to do any hour at Mitchelstown Parish Church on a weekly basis. The hours needed are Monday 8am to 9am, Wednesday 7am to 8am and Friday 8am to 9am. Contact Nora Hogan 02524149 or Catherine Hanley 0877727496.


The death occurred on February 1, at Cork University Hospital, of Eddie (Edward) Dwane, Ballyshonack, Kildorrery. The late Eddie was a popular member of the community. He was predeceased by his wife Eily. There was a large and represented attendance at the removal on Saturday night from Hannon’s Funeral Home Kildorrery to the local St. Bartholomew’s Church and also at the Requiem Mass and burial on Sunday. Interment took place to the local cemetery. To his sons Eamonn and Robert, daughter Ellen (O’Driscoll) son in law JJ, grandchildren Aisling and Brian, brother David, sisters Nellie (Sheehan), Nora (Danagher) and Nancy (Dunne), in laws, nephews, nieces, grandnieces, grandnephews, great grandnieces, great grandnephews, relatives and a large circle of friends we tender our sincere sympathy.


The death occurred on February 4, at his home 1 Farrahy Road, Kildorrery, of Dave Roche. The late Dave was very well known. His popularity was borne out in the large attendance at the removal on Wednesday night from Hannon’s Funeral Home Kildorrery to the local St Bartholomew’s Church and also at the Requiem Mass and burial on Thursday. Interment took place to the local cemetery. To his wife Maura, son Dave, daughters Margaret (Howard) and Helen (Shanahan) sons in law John Howard and Jimmy Shanahan, devoted grandchildren Aaron, Leah, James and Shawn, brothers, sisters, brothers in law, sisters in law, nephews, nieces, relatives neighbours and a large circle of friends we tender our sincere sympathy.