Deaths and Anniversaries
Please remember in your prayers
Vincent McMullan, Castledawson (father of Louise Bradley) and Mary Kinneally
who died recently
Bernie McDaid (Months Mind Mass on Saturday 20th October at 10 am in The Holy Trinity Church, Cookstown)
John McCann, Mary Breen, James McBride, John McElhennon, Patsy McElhennon,
Gabriel McGurk, Joseph Moran, Teresa Moran, Margaret Murray,
Philomena Murray, Samuel McGirr, Teresa Kelly, Margaret McWilliams
whose anniversaries occur at this time.
Coolcalm: Tuesday and Thursday at 10 am
Keenaught: Monday at 10 am
Sunday 14th October in Coolcalm.
Sunday 21st October in Keenaught.
Sunday Collection: Last week’s Collection amounted to £1227.66 and the Restoration Fund amounted to £1271.40. Thank you.
Irish Pilgrimage Trust (IPT) Pilgrimage to Lourdes, Easter 2019. The IPT is currently accepting applications for this pilgrimage from young people (11 – 30 years) with a medical condition, physical disability, illness, learning disability, social or emotional need or applications for children under the age of 11, who must be accompanied by a parent or close relative. IPT covers the cost of the young person selected to travel. For further information/application form, contact Mary on 00353 87 7962 047. Closing date for applications is 31st October.
Tirgan Community Hall: There will be a traditional night on Sunday 14th October, 7.30 pm – 10 pm. Come along for a bit of craic , good music and a cup of tea beside an open fire. All musicians, story tellers and singers welcome.
Knocknagin Primary School 110 Year Anniversary Concert. Friday 19th October in St. Mary’s Hall, Desertmartin. Featuring the fantastic Cliona Hagan, Sean Wilson, Larry Moran & Aidan Gribbin and friends. Tickets £20, available from Knocknagin Primary School 028 7963 1794, 078 2193 0143 or visit the Friends of Knocknagin Facebook page, Bradley’s Bar Desertmartin, Elegance Hair Salon (Susan O’Hagan – 077 5151 1065), The Jolly Fryer Draperstown & Harkin’s Pharmacy Maghera. Also includes Light Supper. Doors open at 7.30 pm. Over 18’s.
Are you aged 16 – 65, unemployed or economically inactive and not in education or training? SUSE+ is offering Essential Skills Numeracy commencing Wednesday 16th October in NRC Magherafelt 9.30 – 12.30pm.
Business Administration is also due to commence in November in SWC Cookstown. Contact Alison 07718 097520 or Helen 07718 097464 to register your interest or for more information.
St Mary’s Parochial Hall, Desertmartin
Dancing in the parish hall on the second Friday of every month
Crochet/Knitting Continues on Thursday evenings 7 pm – 9 pm with Mary Kelly
8 week block, 25th October – 13th December. £35.
Sewing class. Continues on Friday evenings 7-9pm with Rosemary everyone welcome
Home safety Raisa from the Mid-Ulster Council will give talk on Health and Safety in the Home on Tuesday 23rd October from 11 am – 12 noon. Open to the over 65s and to people with young children under the age of 5 years.
Suicide Awareness Talk and the aftermath for families by Denise and Danielle will take place on the 16th October, commencing at 7.30 pm. To register, contact Olive on 078 8761 4094.
Kilconaghan Centre: Ring 028 796 27826 for more details & to book your place. Everyone welcome.
CREATIVE WRITING, Tuesday 16th October x 6 weeks. 11 am – 12.30 pm.
BRAINFIT Workshop – a fun morning to encourage healthy brain activity and help reduce mental decline. Friday 19th October 10 am – 12 noon. £2.
Autumn and Halloween Cookery Demonstration, Friday 26th October 10 am – 12 noon. Lunch included.
BULB PLANTING for Spring with Margaret Johnston, Monday 29th October 10a m – 12 noon. All materials included.
Sarsfield Accordion Band: Buffet Supper and Dance in Tirgan Hall on Saturday 3rd November. Tickets now available from any committee member. Band practice continues every Thursday 7.30 pm to 9.00 pm. New Members are always welcome.
St. Martin’s GAC – News
Lotto numbers 4 9 21 23
£50 winner: Francis Donnelly, Quilly ~ Jackpot £3000
Congratulations to our U12s on winning the Hugh Glass Shield at Glen last weekend.
A series of talks will take place in Cumber House Claudy over the incoming months on the history and significance of the Irish language. For further information contact Pol on 07874838776
November: 17th Junior Lip/Sync. December 1st: Club Dinner; 2nd: Youth Presentation; 9th: Parish Bazaar; 10th Club AGM
The club offers sincere condolence to Olivia McCann, wife of senior team coach Paddy, on the death of her Mother, Mary Kinneally, and to Louise Bradley, wife of underage coach Liam and mother of playing members Michael, Fearghal and Lurcan, on the death of her father, Vincent McMullan.