Last week end was a busy period for Ballygiblin hurling teams. On Thursday evening the Co Under 14 A HC semi final was played in Castlelyons. Ballygiblin faced up to City side Passage in what was a very closely contested game. Both defences were very solid and scores were scarce. At the end of normal time the sides were level 0-6 each. Passage had the only goal of the game in extra time and they emerged victorious by 1- 8 to 0- 9. Team: Conor Coughlan, Jack Roche Lorcan Finn, Diarmuid Lee, Cillian Dollian, Sean O’ Sullivan 0-3, Killian Roche, Dylan Price, Tadgh Finn, Cathal O’Sullivan 0-2, Kieran O’Doherty, George Pendle 0-3, Jack O’Sullivan 0-1, Aidan Donegan, Jack Lewis. Subs Brian White for Aidan Donegan, Kieran Fox for Kieran O’Doherty, Jack Corbett for Jack O’Sullivan, Killian Finn for Dylan Price, Kieran O’Doherty for George Pendle.

The Premier Junior were in championship action on Friday evening in Kilworth against neighbours Harbour Rovers. It was a game where Ballygiblin were under pressure all through and had to give best to their rivals from Glanworth by 0-15 to 0-10. Team: Joe Caplice, Brian O’Gorman, Pat Norris, Greg Carroll,

Barry Coffey 0-1, Fionn Herlihy, Declan Power, Shane Beston 0-2, Danny Duggan, Dave Moher, Diarmuid Lynch, David Norris, Kevin Duggan, Stephen Fox 0-7 (0-4f) Cain O’Mahony. Subs: Seanie Duggan for Diarmuid Lynch, Shane Cahill for Dave Moher, Keith McGrath for Kevin Duggan, Pat Molloy for Greg Carroll. Harbour Rovers and Kildorrery will now contest the premier JHC final on Sunday, August 26, in Kilworth. This Friday evening Ballygiblin is the venue for the Co IHC quarter final between Kilworth and Fermoy 6.30pm


Mitchelstown Junior A footballers meet Buttevant in the Fermoy Credit Union JAFC semi final this Saturday evening in Kildorrery. The semi final of this championship between Mitchelstown/Kildorrery v Kilshannig is listed Wednesday, August 15, in Shanballymore. Mitchelstown Minor A footballers will meet Dromtarriffe in the Coiste na nOg semi final on a date to be decided around mid August.


There was no winner of the jackpot last week end. The winning numbers were 12, 18 & 28. There were three lucky dip winners of E50 each Rasa, Majella, Anna c/o Centra Kildorrery, Noreen Walsh Corner House, Kildorrery, Deirdre Walsh O’Grady, Knockanevin, Kilmallock.


There was no jackpot winner last week end. The numbers drawn were 8, 12, 14 & 22. One match 3 received E150. Teresa Sheehan c/p Paul Roche’s. Winner of E25 voucher Betty Lane.


The numbers drawn were 2, 9 & 17. There was no winner of the jackpot of $1900.00. Lucky dip winners E30 each The Lonergan family Westport c/o Mairead Lonergan and Liam Kelly, Ballybrien< Ballylanders c/o Bridie Walsh,

E20 each to Stephen Bell Labbamallogga c/o Billy O’Callaghan andTrisha Irwin, Knockadea c/o Bridie Walsh.


Galtee Runners will hold their 8 Kilometre Run/Walk this Friday evening, August 10, leaving Mitchelstown 7pm.


Ger Leahy, and Tom Davern, Ballylanders, Mary Hyland Mitchelstown and Joan O’Brien, Glenroe, Table prizes Willie O’Mahony Ballylanders and Moss Creed, Ballyanihan, John Dawson Galbally and Jim Murphy Burncourt, Donie Hennessy and Fanahan O’Brien, Galbally. Raffle Mick Kearney, Marshalstown

Bernie Molan, Mitchelstown Nora O’Donnell Anglesboro.


The death occurred on July 28 of Robert King, Carrigeen, Kilbehenny. The late Robert was well known in the Kilbehenny, Skeheenarinky and Mitchelstown areas. There was a large attendance at the removal on Sunday evening from O’Sullivan’s Funeral Home Kilbehenny to the local Church and also at the Requiem Mass and burial on Monday. Interment took place to Kilbehenny Church Grounds. To his brother Terry, sisters Kit (Burke), Margaret (Barrett), relatives and friends we tender our sincere sympathy.


The death occurred on August 4 at Cork University Hospital of Lena Kiely (Nee Bulman), Copachana, Ballinwillin. The late Lena was a very popular lady in the Mitchelstown area. She was in very good health but suffered a very short illness. Her popularity was borne out in the large attendance at the Requiem Mass in Mitchelstown Parish Church on Monday and also at the burial to the adjoining cemetery. To her husband Patrick, daughters Lourde (Kenneally),

Rosemary (Healy), Dympna (Kiely-Hinchion), sons Gerard, Leonard, grandchildren Andrea, Mark, Robert, Erica, Sarah, Ronan, Orla, Robyn, Conor, Kate, Molly, Patrick, great grandchild Lynn, sons in law Tom, Pat and Michael, daughters in law, Eva, Laura, sister Peg nieces, nephews, relatives neighbours and friends we tender our sincere sympathy.


The Independence Festival was held in Mitchelstown over the week end. The heavy rain made ground conditions very bad. It was an unusual sight to see so many young people wearing wellingtons around the town over the three day event. Great crowds attended and no major incidents were reported.