Mitchelstown

MITCHELSTOWN CBS WIN CO UNDER 14 B FC TITLE

MITCHELSTOWN CBS WIN CO UNDER 14 B FC TITLE

Mitchelstown CBS won their first ever Cork Colleges Under 14 B FC title at CIT Grounds Cork on Friday when they overcame a fancied Mount St. Michael’s Rosscarbery side by 5– 8 to 2- 3. CBS full forward George Pendle was in great form accounting for 3-1 of their final tally. After the game Eric O’Donoghue received the County cup.

BALLYGIBLIN HURLERS OPEN LEAGUE WITH WIN

Ballygiblin Div 1 hurlers opened the Avondhu-Imokilly Hurling league with a

4 - 11 to 1- 13 win over St Ita’s at Ballygiblin on Sunday last. The home side led 0-7 to 0- 6 at the break. Four goals in the second half set them on their way to a 7 point win.

On Monday next Ballygiblin have Carrignavar as visitors in the Avondhu-Imokilly Div 1 HL at 12md while the Nagle Cup final Araglin v Shanballymore will be played in Ballygiblin at 3.30pm

THE CALL TO FATIMA

‘The Call to Fatima’ presentation in honour of Our Lady of Fatima will take place at Our Lady Conceived without Sin’ Parish Church, Mitchelstown, on Thursday, March 29, at 8pm. The evening of film, short talks, prayer and music will emphasize the importance of the Fatima Message for out times. The evening is organised in preparation of Holy Week and the Five First Saturday’s celebration at the end of the month. All parishes are very welcome, especially primary and secondary students, families, teachers, parish groups, as well as different international communities who have come to make their home in Munster. It will be well worth giving your time for this rare insight into the Fatima message.

THE LATE EAMONN QUISH

The death occurred on March 9 of Eamon Quish at his residence Uplands Fermoy. The late Eamon a native of O’Neill Crowley Terrace Mitchelstown was very well known in both the Fermoy band Mitchelstown areas. He was predeceased by his late wife Kathleen. There was a large and represented attendance at the removal on Sunday night from O’Brien’s Funeral Home to the Parish Church Mitchelstown and also at the Requiem Mass and burial on Monday. Interment took place to Brigown New Cemetery. To his son Kieran, sisters Margaret (O’Brien) Mary (Pigott) Anne (O’Brien) brothers Jim, John

brothers in law, sisters in law, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and friends we tender our sincere sympathy.

COPE FOUNDATION AGM

The Mitchelstown & District Branch COPE Foundation 30th annual AGM was held in the Firgrove Hotel Mitchelstown on Thursday night, before a large attendance. Tom Condon Chairman presided. In his address the Chairman welcomed the large gathering that included John Clifford Cork Cope PRO and Mary Kearney COPE Nurse. The Secretary and Treasurer both presented very detailed annual reports that showed the Foundations Funds and fund raising events to be very well managed an maintained. John Clifford spoke of the major cut backs that COPE have to bear with Government funding well down on previous years. Essential work has to be maintained with a very tight budget. Election of Officers Chairman Tom Condon, Vice Chairman Tony Sherlock, Hon Secretary May Moriarty, Treasurer Gertie Condon, Assistant Secretary Catherine McGrath.