The death occurred on February 22 of Dr Michael Herlihy at his residence Cielito, Georges St., Mitchelstown. The late Dr Michael was very well known being a medical doctor in Mitchelstown for many years. He was in his 91st year. He was a very popular member of the local community and a leader in his profession. His popularity was borne out in the very large and represented attendance present at the Parish Church on Friday when the remains arrived from the family home and also at the Requiem Mass and burial on Saturday followed by Cremation at the Island Crematorium Cork. To his wife Maureen,

son Declan, daughters Ann (Peter) Olive (Simpson) Karen (Edgar) sons in law, Arthur, Niven, Simon, daughter in law Elma, grandchildren, relatives and friends we tender our sincere sympathy.


The death occurred on February 21 of Mary Kelly (Nee Kiely), Churchquarter, Kilbehenny. The late Mary was predeceased by her husband Tommy. She was a popular member of the local community. There was a large attendance at the removal from O’Sullivan’s Funeral Home on Wednesday evening last and also at the Requiem Mass and burial on Thursday. Interment took place to the nearby Church Grounds. To her daughters Siobhan (O’Mahony) and Sheila (Glavin) son Danny, sister Sheila (Coughlan) brother Joe, extended family and friends we tender our sincere sympathy.


Mitchelstown Community Games committee invite participants from Mitchelstown, Kilworth, Araglin, Glanworth and Kildorrery to compete in a number of culture events aged 8 to 15 years. Under 12 – 16 Chess, March 3, at CBS 12md; Under 13 – 15 Indoor Soccer, March 3, Little Island Cork 1pm; Under 13 – 15 Handball, Mallow, March 11, 2pm; Under 8 -16 Art Entries A 4, A 3 to Ballyhoura Office by March 10. Name, date of birth and address necessary.

Under 10 – 16 Model making & Do. Under 10 handwriting (200 – 250 words) – Entry to Ballyhoura Office by March 15.

Under 12 – 14 Cross Country – Lisgoold. CBS Gym every Wednesday. Athletics 7pm – 8pm, Volleyball 8pm

Marcella O’Sullivan 087 -7773722 runs area talent competitions. March 13, Town Hall 6.45pm.

Under 14 solo dance – Modern and disco, solo singing, solo recitation, solo music, Group dance modern and disco.Group Dance (Irish or Contemporary) Group Singing, Group, Drama or Comedy.

Projects : Board 2.24 m x 2.4m max size.Under 11 – create your own ideal country.Under 13 How can Ireland utilise its natural resources most effectively/efficiently.Under 16 – A vision for Ireland 2050.


Glanworth Intermediate footballers claimed their second win from as many games in the Co IFL on Sunday last when they defeated Youghal by 1-9 to 0-7 at Glanworth. The Imokilly side dominated matters during most of the opening half but were unable to stamp their authority on the scoreboard when only leading by a slender margin at the break 0-5 to 0-4. On the changeover the home side improved greatly and helped by an early goal by Denis Gallagher and some well taken points by Pierre O’Driscoll, Ross Murphy and Christopher Quirke they went on to run out winners by a four point margin. The team lined out as follows : Tommy Fitzgibbon, William Blackburne, Tom Pierce, John Magnier, Emmett Sheehan, Denis Gallagher, Sean O’Keeffe, Denis Healy, Ross Murphy 0-1, Christopher Quirke 0-2, Ger O’Neill, Pierre O’Driscoll 0-4 frees, Michael Sheehan 0-2, Robert O’Driscoll, Michael Pierce, Subs Diarmuid Colfer for Robert O’Driscoll, David Pyne for Denis Healy.


Mitchelstown Tennis Club will hold a casino night this Saturday, March 3, in the Firgrove Hotel, 8pm, in aid of Court refurbishment.


Meetings are held in the Marian Hall Convent Hill Mitchelstown every Tuesday night at 8.45pm and every Sunday morning 11.30am to 12.30pm


There will be a table quiz at the Hunter’s Rest this Friday night, March 2, in aid of Haiti. Your support would be appreciated for this very worthy cause.


Mitchelstown CBS Primary School Parents Council will hold their 26th annual Fashion Show in the Firgrove Hotel on Tuesday, March 13, at 8pm. Tickets available from CBS Primary School or from Parent Council members.