First Event happening on next Sunday April 21st for the newly formed Dromtariffe Vintage Club

The newly formed Dromtarriffe Vintage Club first ever Event is being held over in Dromtarriffe Hall on next Sunday April 21st. The Club are holding both a Vintage Car and Tractor Run on Sunday.

Registration starting at 11am in Dromtarriffe Hall. Run will take off at 1pm Sharp. Registration is by Donation.

Everybody very Welcome.

Re-Scheduled Meeting happening in Dromtariffe Parish Hall on Monday January 29th at 8pm regarding setting up of a new Vintage Club

Following the cancellation of the Meeting last Monday Night due to the weather and no power over in Dromtariffe Parish Hall this Meeting will now go ahead at 8pm on  Monday January 29th to discuss the idea of setting up a new Vintage Club in the Area,anybody who might be interested in this is very welcome to come along to this Meeting.

Tom Meaney – Acknowledgement and First Anniversary

Tom Meaney
Rathroe, Derrinagree, Mallow, Co. Cork.
Died 26th December 2022
Acknowledgement and First Anniversary

On the occasion of Tom’s first anniversary, his daughters Noreen and Siobhán, sons Con, John, Tomás and Donal, daughters in law Helen, Joanne, son in law Niall and his adored seven grandchildren would like to acknowledge the many gestures of kindness and sympathy shown to us
throughout Tom’s illness and funeral.
We are deeply indebted to our dedicated Community Health nurses, Dad’s committed carers, Marymount Hospice Support Team and The Irish Cancer Society Night Nurses for the remarkable kindness and care shown to him. We would like to extend our thanks to the entire staff at Dr. Leaders’s Surgery, Boherbue and all in Reens’s Pharmacy Millstreet. We wish to thank everyone who attended the funeral ceremonies and those who travelled long distances to be with us. Our sincere appreciation to Uachtarán na hÉireann Michael D Higgins for the attendance at the funeral mass of his Aide de Camp, Colonel Stephen Howard and to the Tánaiste Micheál Martin
acknowledging the contribution of our late father to the Irish state and his commitment and dedication to his constituents. Thank you to those who telephoned, sent mass cards, sympathy cards, novenas and letters, celebrated masses, placed messages of condolence on RIP.ie and those
who participated in the live streaming of Tom’s funeral mass. We remember with gratitude those who would have liked to attend but could not and remembered us in their thoughts and prayers.
A sincere word of thanks to Canon John Fitzgerald P.P. Millstreet, who celebrated Tom’s funeral mass and recited prayers at the graveside assisted by Fr. Bartie Doherty, Kiltegan Fathers, Fr Paddy Byrne, Millstreet and Fr Liam Kelleher, Cobh. Our gratitude to Seán Ó Sé, traditional singer, Margaret Healy, soloist accompanied by Leah Murphy on the organ for their beautiful singing and music. Thanks to Margaret Murphy, sacristan and to Garden of Eve flower shop.
We thank Davy, Cora, Martina and Declan of Tarrant’s Undertakers for their support, advice, empathy and professionalism, Peter O’ Callaghan for the excellent streaming of Tom’s mass. Our sincere thanks to the Gardaí of Millstreet Garda Station and to the stewards for the professional manner in which the organisation of traffic and parking was managed ensuring the safe flow of traffic during the funeral.
We will always cherish and remember with gratitude everyone who stood in respectful silence in the various Guards of Honour and the people who stood in respect along the roadside on the journey to St. Mary’s Cemetery. To those who helped in any way, your contribution made our loss more
bearable. It would be impossible to thank everyone individually, kindly accept this acknowledgement of our sincere appreciation.
Masses have been offered for your intentions.

Millstreet Vintage Club Presentation to St Josephs Foundation

Millstreet Vintage Club made a Presentation on Wednesday Evening October 4th last to St. Joseph’s Foundation CEO Michael Hegarty of a Cheque for €4,736 following the Clubs Van Run held back in July,the Cheque was presented by Event Organiser Martin Lucey along with his Wife Nollaig and Son Colin to a delighted Michael who thanked Millstreet Vintage Club and Everyone who was involved in the running of the Van Run,Michael said the money raised will be used to very good effect in the day to day work that St Josephs Foundation do in the North Cork Region and as well making improvements for future development which is vital to give a top class service to the Region.

As ever we thank Danny Lane for the Photos.

Fantastic achievement for Derinagree NS athletes

Pictured L to R : Lucas de Freitas, JJ Murphy, Fionn Murphy and Adam Dineen who won gold in their relay.  Accompanied by class teacher and school principal Mr Andrias O’ Sullivan.
 At the Cork City Sports in Bishopstown on Friday the 3rd of June, in which all Cork primary schools are eligible to take part. The 4 boys were placed first in the relay.

Joan Meaney – Acknowledgement and First Anniversary

Joan Meaney
Rathroe, Derrinagree, Mallow, Co. Cork.
Died 22nd April 2021
Acknowledgement and First Anniversary

On the occasion of Joan’s first anniversary, her husband Tom, daughters Noreen and Siobhán, sons Con, John, Tomás and Donal, daughters in law Helen, Joanne, son in law Niall and her adored seven grandchildren would like to acknowledge the many gestures of kindness and sympathy shown to us during Joan’s illness and funeral.
We are deeply indebted to our dedicated Community Health nurses,  Marymount Hospice Support Team and The Irish Cancer Society Night Nurse for the remarkable kindness and care shown to Joan during her illness and final days. We would like to extend our thanks to the entire staff at Dr. Leaders’s Surgery, Boherbue, All in Reens’s Pharmacy Millstreet, and the staff at Cork University Hospital. We wish to thank everyone who telephoned, sent mass cards, sympathy cards, novenas and letters, celebrated masses, placed messages of condolence on RIP.ie and those who participated in the live streaming of Joan’s funeral mass. We remember with gratitude those who would have liked to attend but could not do so due to government covid restrictions.
A sincere word of thanks to Fr. Tom Leane, P.P. Dromtariffe who celebrated Joan’s funeral mass and prayers at the graveside assisted by Fr. Bartie Doherty, Kiltegan Fathers, Margaret Healy soloist accompanied by Leah Murphy on the organ for their beautiful singing and music and Margaret Murphy, sacristan.
We thank Davy, Cora, Martina and Declan of Tarrant’s Undertakers for their support, advice, empathy and professionalism, Leo Fitzgerald for the excellent  streaming of Joan’s mass. Our sincere thanks to the traffic stewards for organising the parking and ensuring the safe flow of traffic on the day. We will always cherish and remember with gratitude everyone who stood in respectful silence in Derrinagree Churchyard and the people who stood in respect along the roadside on the journey to St. Mary’s Cemetery. To those who helped in any way, your contribution made our loss more bearable. It would be impossible to thank everyone individually, kindly accept this acknowledgement of our sincere appreciation.
Masses have been offered for your intentions.

Derinagree National School

Confirmation and Communion ceremonies that took place this month for Derinagree N.S. pupils

6th Class and 1st Year pupils of Derinagree National School who received their Confirmation recently.  Pictured with Fr. Tom Leane (P.P.) and Andrias O’Sullivan (Principal)

Derinagree National School pupils who made their First Holy Communion on Saturday 18th September.  Pictured with Fr. Tom Leane (P.P.) and Cathriona O’Shea (Class Teacher)

Clonbanin Ambush Centenary Monument

The Clonbanin Ambush Centenary Monument (at Derrinagree Church) was completed today with the erection of two information boards. The board on the left tells the story of the Ambush and the board on the right contains the relevant maps outlining the routes the Volunteers travelled and the Ambush site. The committee would like to thank the following for the design and fabrication of the boards:

  • Seamus Buckley, SB2 Steelworks, Meenskehy,
  • Declan Crowley, Milltech Digital Printing, Cork.

Easter Competition Millstreet Primary Schools Parents Association

Millstreet Primary Schools ‘Easter Nature Hunt’ Competition is open to all local Primary Schools, closing date Friday 2nd April 2021.

The children need to take photos of themselves with all the items to prove they have completed the Hunt, and send them into the Parents Assn’s Facebook page or email address, then completed entries will be entered into a draw on Saturday, for some lovely Goodies, just in time for Easter.  It means you don’t have to go rushing out to do this, just get your entry in by next Friday 2nd April evening to get into the draw.

Prizes have been sponsored by Herlihy Centra Millstreet and O’Keeffe’s Supervalu Millstreet, the Parents Association would like to say ‘Thank You’ for the prizes.

Link to the Parents Assn Facebook page

Dromtariffe Parish Newsletter

 

 

 

Eircode: P51 W983

 

 

       Eircode: P51 K316

PARISH WEEKLY NEWSLETTER

Monday December 14th           to Sunday December 20th   

Fr Tom Leane

The Presbytery, Dromagh, Mallow, Co. Cork.  Eircode: P51 YWF1

Tel: (029)78096 Mob: (087) 2300565 Parish Office: Secretary Evelyn O’Sullivan

Open Monday, Wednesday & Friday.  Tel: (029)78096

Safeguarding Children Representatives: Margaret McCarthy & John Cronin

Designated Liaison Person Kerry Diocese: 087 6362 780

Email: <email>  Web: www.dioceseofkerry.ie

Pastoral Area

Priest on Duty Sunday 20th Fr Tom Leane (029) 78096 / 087 2300565

 

Priest on Duty Sunday 27th Fr Joe Tarrant (064) 7751104 / 086 3978642

 

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Kathleen Murphy (née Leader) The Island, Clonbanin

The death has occurred of Kathleen Murphy (née Leader), The Island, Clonbanin, Mallow, Cork. Peacefully in her 98th year, surrounded by her family, at Care Choice Nursing Home, Macroom. Beloved wife of the late Patrick, mother of the late Leonard, sister of the late Joan, Maureen and Leo. Deeply mourned by her sons Peter, Gerard and Don, her daughters Vaun and Helen, sister Sarah, brothers Donal and Sean, grandchildren, daughters-in-law, sister-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Due to current government guidelines, a private family funeral Mass will take place on Wednesday in The Church of The Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Derrinagree, at 1pm. Burial afterwards in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Millstreet.

Family flowers only, please. Donations in lieu to St. Vincent de Paul. Messages of sympathy may be left on the RIP Condolence Page.

The Tricolour is flying on Clonbanin and Derrygallon Monuments

 

The Tricolour is flying on Clonbanin and Derrygallon Monuments in memory of 2 IRA Volunteers, Paddy Clancy and Jack O Connell, who were both shot dead by British forces on the 16th August 1920 during the War of Independence

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Mary (Mae) Hurley Derrinagree  ACKNOWLEDGEMENT and FIRST ANNIVERSARY

Mary (Mae) Hurley, Derrinagree 
ACKNOWLEDGEMENT and FIRST ANNIVERSARY
Died April 12th, 2019 [1]

On this the First Anniversary,of Mary (Mae) Hurley Derrinagree her family would like to express their sincere thanks to all who sympathised with them following their sad loss.
We are deeply grateful to our extended family, friends and neighbours, for their support, kindness and generosity. Thank you to those who attended the funeral ceremonies, those who telephoned and to those who sent mass and sympathy cards, floral tributes and many lovely letters.

Thank you to the staff of Brídhaven Nursing Home in Mallow for their wonderful care of Mary.

We wish to thank Fr. Tom Leane, concelebrants, sacristan, organist, to the staff and professional services of Tarrant’s Undertakers for all their assistance, Millstreet Vintage Club for Traffic Management, and to the Wallis Arms Hotel for catering. As it would be impossible to thank
everyone individually, please accept this acknowledgement as an expression of our thanks and appreciation. The Holy Sacrifice of the Mass has been offered for all your intentions. Lovingly remembered everyday. 

Meeting of the Clonbanin Ambush Commemoration Committee

A meeting of the Luíochán Cluainbainin 5~3~1921 Clonbanin Ambush Commemoration  Committee was held in Dromtariffe Parish Hall recently. The following officers were elected: ~

Chairman~ Tom Meaney
Vice chairman~ Corney Vaughan.
Hon Joint Secretaries~ Noreen Meaney/Donal Cashman.
Finance Committee~ Marie O Shaughnessy/Noreen Clery/Billy Murphy/Áine Collins.
PROs~ David Crowley/Charlie Drake.
Military History Research~ Pat O Brien/Michael Kelly/Donal Kelleher/Noel Keating.
Researcher~ Tony Shine.

The next meeting will be held on Wednesday February 12th at 8pm.
[about Clonbanin Ambush]

 

 

Stepping Stones Fundraiser

The children of Stepping Stones Pre-School and Afterschool in Derinagree held a fun Pyjama day and raised an amazing€490 for CLIONA’S FOUNDATION ( SEE clionasfoundation.com) a very worthy non-profit organisation that helps families with seriously sick children all around Ireland.  We were so thrilled to help and hand over the cheque to Phil who came from Limerick to personally thank us.

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