BANTRY PARISH - CHURCH NOTICES
Calendar: Mass Times and Intentions :–
Sat. 16th February: After Ash Wednesday:
Kevin McCarthy - Seskin
Michael Goggin –
Kevin McCarthy - Seskin
Michael Goggin –
Sun. 17th February: First Sunday of Lent.
Finbarr Coughlan - Scart
Geraldine Coakley - Snave
Christy O’Reilly - Gurteenroe
People of the Parish
Mon. 18th February: 1st Week of Lent:
Bantry: 10am Bridie Cronin – Georges RowBantry: 7.30pm Jerry Daly – Shannonvale, Clonakilty
Tues. 19th February: 1st Week of Lent:
Bantry: 10.00am, Annie May O’Mahony - GlandoreBantry: 87.30pm Dermot Hurley - Drimoleague
Wed. 20th February: 1st Week of Lent:
Bantry: 10am Mary O’Donoghue – Newbridge, SkibbereenHospital; 5.30pm Donal O’Sullivan –
Thurs. 21st February: 1st Week of Lent:
Bantry: 10am Paddy & Nancy O’Shea – Gories, BantryBantry: 7.30pm Nancy O’Sullivan –
Bantry: 10am Mary Griffin – Reenrour EastKealkil: 7.30pm John O’Sullivan – Curraghglass, Kealkil
Sat. 23rd February: 1st Week of Lent:
Hospital 10am Con Keane - KealkilBantry: 6.15pm Arthur O’Connor & his daughter Catherine O’Connor -
Bantry: 7.00pm Mass in Polish
Sun. 24th February: Second Sunday of Lent.
Bantry: 9am Patrick McSweeney – Shanavalla – 1st AnniversaryCoomhola: 10am Teddy O’Driscoll - Snave
Kealkil: 11am Kathleen & Jeremiah Keohane – Incharoe, Kealkil
Bantry: 12noon People of the Parish
First Assembly Meeting;Tueday, February 19th at 7.30pm in the Parish Room, upstairs in the Sacristy of
Further meetings will be on 26th February (7.30pm – 9.00pm) and 9th March (10.00am - 4.00pm)
Recent Parish Baptisms:
Ruairí Tadhg O’Donovan (Seskin, Bantry) & Michaela Kate Tooher (Kealkil)
We welcome them into our Christian Community
World Day of Prayer – Organised by Women
This years service will take place at 8pm on Friday 1st March at Bantry Hospital Chapel.A Preparatory Bible Study will be held at the new Ian Conner Room behind St. Brendan’s Church, Bantry on Thursday 14th, 21st & 28th February. 10.30am-12noon. Enquries: Arethusa Greacen tel. 027-50166
Bantry Basketball Club: AGM takes place on Wednesday 20th February next at 8pm in the Boys’ Club. All Parents of players are requested to attend to ensure the club’s future.
Bantry Basketball Club Children’s Table Quiz: Bantry Boys Club – Saturday 23rd February Registration at 7pm. For ages 8-14 years. Team of 4: €20/team. Prizes for best team name & different ages & Raffle prizes. Fully supervised. All welcome.
Bantry Historical Society: The next meeting of the Society will take place at 8pm in the Maritime Hotel (note different venue) on 19th February when Connie Kelleher will speak on “Piracy and Prostitution in
Spring Clean & SupportKealkil N.S. Parent’s Association are running a ‘Cash for Clobber’ fundraiser at the school next week. From Monday 18th next through until Thursday 21st morning only (as it is collection day), the school are accepting bags of clothing to be recycled locally in
Retail Skills FETAC level 4 Course to commence on Tuesday 5th March in Bantry. 3 mornings per week (Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday) from 9.30am – 1.30pm for 10 weeks. Info. session on Tuesday 26th March 10am in St Goban’s College, Bantry. For info. contact Kathryn in WCDP at 087-9876390 or Teresa in VEC at 028-40293.
FREE Health Checks at Primary Care Information Evening
A FREE pre-diabetes check, blood pressure check, and fitness test are available to members of the public at the Bantry Primary Care Information evening, which will be held next Tuesday, February 19th, from 5.00pm to 8.00pm in the Primary Care Centre, The Quays, Bantry (follow the signs outside the Maritime Hotel). The event is also a chance to meet the Primary Care Team – Public Health Nurses, Home Help Organiser, Speech Therapist, Physiotherapist, Community Mental Health Nurse and Community Worker, among others, and find out what services they offer. All are welcome to drop in any time between 5.00 and 8.00pm.
Fadó Festival – Bantry 15th-17th March.
Lots of free events, wear your own period costume, live music & storytelling. Streets by lamplight. Children’s Fancy dress at Square on Sun.17th followed by children’s ceili. Old time dancing from 9.30pm. See posters for full list of events
Bingo in aid of Bantry lifeboat in the Mariner (over the brick oven) every Monday night. €500 jackpot this Monday night.