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12 - 08 - 2018

Weekly Church Newsletter

Parish of Drumlane , 12th Aug, 2018
Gerry Comiskey 049 9522140 / 086 8325432        Fr. John McTiernan, P.P 049 9522109
     Sr. Rita Duignan Pastoral Assistant: 049 95 22110     St. Vincent DePaul: 087 1604357   
Dr. Bourke: 95 22642      Dr. Fergus: 95 22317        Dr. Ahern: 4334544        Woodford GP Clinic: 087 0505953        Doc-on-Call: 1850 777911


ST. MARY’S CHURCH, STAGHALL                                                               

Sunday             11.30am:    Geraldine Maguire. Brendan, Tom and Mary 

                                             Murray. Sean and Angela Lennon.

Tuesday           8.00pm:      Eve of the Holy Day of Obligation   

Sunday 19th      11.30am:    Bridie Walsh.

No mass in Staghall on August 26th Mass in Milltown at 9am and in Belturbet at 10.00am.


1. EUCHARISTIC ADORATION:  Thursdays 10am – 10pm.



    12/08:  Pauline McGovern, Karen McGowan, Mary Kelly.

    19/08:  Mary Reynolds, Grainne McDonald, Ann Fay.

    26/08:  Veronica Drumm, Deidre Brady, Imelda Reilly.


    12/08: Kyra and Ruby Fay, Rosie Brady, Catherine McCahill.

    19/08: Aine & Cormac Murray, Conor McGovern.

    26/08: Sean and James Cassidy, Alex Kennedy.



We have been informed that our Parish will be allocated 10 free tickets for the Festival of Families in Croke Park with Pope Francis on Saturday evening 25th August. We are asked to allocate these tickets to one or two families so they can attend the event as a unit. We will hold a draw for these tickets. So if you are interested please send a text message to Fr. Gerry on 086 8325432 and indicate the names of all family members who will be included in your group.

The last opportunity to submit your name is Monday 13th August at 6pm.




God, our father

We are brothers and sisters in Jesus your Son,

One family, in the Spirit of your love.

Bless us with the joy of love.

Make us patient and kind,

Gentle and generous, welcoming to those in need,

Help us to live your forgiveness and peace.

Protect all families with your loving care,

Especiall for those for whom we now pray;

Increase our faith,

Strengthen our hope,

Keep us safe in your love,

Make us always grateful for the gift of life that we share.

This we ask, through Christ our Lord, Amen.



Getting married? To book your pre-marriage course, please contact the Accord office for your Pre-Marriage application form. Book early to avoid disappointment on your preferred date.  ACCORD also offers Marriage and Relationship Counselling in strict confidence. To book your Pre-Marriage Course or speak with a counsellor, please contact Anne or Grainne on 049-4375004, or email




Free talk on digestive discomfort – Friday 10th  August at 11am in Camcas main house.

Kinesiology and Nutrition taster treatments – Friday10th  August from 2pm. To book call Ann on 087 7656122.

QQI Level 3 Growing Vegetables - Learn the basics of growing your own vegetables. Starts Monday 10th September 6.30pm – 9.30pm.

Limited places. Call us on 049 9527384 to register your interest.

QQI Level 4 Horticulture -  Day time course runs two days a week in Camcas and a further day in the Church St. Centre, Ballyconnell.

This course is very flexiable and students can complete it in their own time. For example if you could only commit to two days a week, you can still participate in the course but it will take longer to achieve the major award. Call us o 049 9527384 to register your interest and get more details.












Sunday             10.00am:     All the People of the Parish.

Wednesday       9.30am:      Holy day of Obligation.

                                              Oliver Brady    

Sunday             10.00am:     Deceased of Fitzpatrick Family, Corcanidos.

Tuesday 21st      9.30am:      Private Intention.

No mass in Staghall on August 26th Mass in Milltown at 9am and in     Belturbet at 10.00am.


1. EUCHARISTIC ADORATION:  Tuesdays 7pm – 10pm.

2. DOOR COLLECTIONS:   29/7: €591 5/8: €247


   12/8: Michael McCabe, Brid Teevan 19/08: Mary Gaffney, Suzanne Gunn.

   26/08: Imelda Foster, Paula Teevan.

4. READERS 12/08: Grainne Egan 19/08: Danika Brady.

    26/08:CarlaCassidy & Ciara Cassidy.

5. DOOR COLLECTORS: 12/08: Ted Fitzpatrick, Colin Cassidy.

    19/08:Michéal McCabe, Seán O’Dowd. 26/08:Peter Maguire John Murphy                                                                                           

6. ALTAR SERVERS: 12/08: Doireann & Shauna McLoughlin, Cameron    

    Burns, Oisin  Flynn, Eoghan McLoone.  19/08: Caolan & Caoimhe     

    McAnenna, Holly & Brian Burns, Darragh Freehill. 26/08: Roisin Gunn,    

    Kaelum & Jay Broxton, Caoimhe & Dearbhla Brady.   


THE DRUMLANE APOSTOLIC MISSION SOCIETY are holding their annual display and collection in St Marys Church Staghall today Sunday 12th August during 11.30am. Please support those who wish to make a contribution and are unable to do so at the display can put their donation in an envelope and give it to one of the volunteers.


A few young people have organised the TIME CAPSULE to mark the 150th Celebrations. Every household is invited to pick up the information sheet and the form to be completed. Please return them to the box in the Church before the 8th of September. The sealed capsule will be placed in one of the window sills of the Church and will not be opened until 2039 or 2043.



Be good enough to send me a text message or call me if there is a death in your family circle or if you want me to pray for the deceased in the Churches in Drumlane.  It can easily happen that I might not hear of news like this and therefore there can be annoyance that could easily be avoided if the details was communicated to me by a member of the family circle.



The book ‘Our Sacred Spaces: St. Patrick’s Church and Drumlane Abbey’ was launched on Saturday 21st July in the Community Centre.  The book tells the story of the Abbey, the Church, the village and has great photographs it will cost €15 per copy and will be on sale in the shops in Milltown, Kilconny and and the Churches over the next couple of weeks. Plan on getting your copies for relatives and friends this weekend. It is a limited edition.



One day Retreats:

August: Sat 1st, Sun 2nd, Tue 4th, Wed 5th, Sat 8th, Mon 10th, Tue 11th, Sat 15th  Sun 16th , Sat 22nd, Sun 23rd and Sun 30th.

Pilgrims keep footwear on. No fasting. A guided Day of Prayer and Reflection. Refreshments on arrival and light lunch served. Adm €45. Concessions for groups. Booking essential!


Three Day Pilgrimage:

You can begin your Pilgrimage on any day before Monday 13th August. Three Day Pilgrimage ends Wednesday 15th August. Admission €75 – Concessions available for groups, seniors and students.



LOTTO JACKPOT 7/8 - €8,200. No’s drawn:15, 24, 29, 30. No overall Jackpot Winner. 3 x €50 winners: Aine Wilson Ardlougher, Ballyconnell, Johnny Maguire Ballyconnell, Gerard Rodgers Online.. Lotto Jackpot for coming week is €8,300 in Drumlane Bar on Tues. 14/08 @10pm. So remember to buy early, if you’re not in you can’t win. Email items for insertion to or text 0879179043.  Follow Drumlane GAA on Facebook and Twitter.


12 - 08 - 2018
Parish of Drumlane , 12th Aug, 2018
30 - 07 - 2018
Statement from Bishop Leo on 22nd July at Milltown Church Rededication
26 - 06 - 2018
The New Memorial Garden- Picnic area called Our Village Space was officially opened on Wednesday June 20
24 - 06 - 2018
Drumlane Lotto weekly results
12 - 12 - 2017
A large crowd attended the lighting of the Christmas tree.
12 - 12 - 2017
01 - 09 - 2017
Cavan Mining Objection Group needs your help to protect our health and heritage.
13 - 05 - 2017
To find us via Sat Nav, our GPS Co-ordinates are N 54 04.1054  W 07 28.6678
12 - 09 - 2016
Some photos from the play A NIGHT AT THE MART staged over the last two weekends in the community centre.
06 - 08 - 2016
Farming Life in the area in the 1970s.
11 - 04 - 2016
Congrats on great performance in Dublin
30 - 08 - 2015
End of year event
21 - 06 - 2015
Congratulations to Art and Handwriting prize winners
17 - 05 - 2015
Milltown club receive their prizes
17 - 05 - 2015
The Image of Divine Mercy by the Robinson brothers is hanging in St. Patricks Church Milltown
17 - 05 - 2015
St. Patricks Church Milltown reopened after restoration
02 - 04 - 2015
Dates for your diary
29 - 01 - 2015 reached the finals of the LAMA Community & Council Awards
21 - 08 - 2014
Congratulations to Daniel Brady
28 - 12 - 2012
Incorporating all other parish school's into reunion celebration!
21 - 09 - 2012
ACFL Div 2
02 - 07 - 2012
Activities Happening In The Parish
02 - 06 - 2012
Congratulations to the Drumlane Under 12 Comhaltas Group
31 - 05 - 2012
Golf Classic
06 - 05 - 2012
Scrap Saturday
30 - 03 - 2012
Well done Mary! See some photos of the night
21 - 03 - 2012
23 - 12 - 2011
Congratulations Irwin Morrow
06 - 11 - 2011
Congrats to Drumlane Community Partnership
07 - 09 - 2011
Drumlane ladies saw off Ballymachugh in a thrilling encounter on Saturday to claim the Cavan Junior Football Championship crown.
02 - 08 - 2011
For an update- please check under GAA on left side of screen.
03 - 06 - 2011
Cash for Clobber Fundraiser - Drumlane Lady Footballers
13 - 05 - 2011
Bowls Club Trophies and Winners
01 - 04 - 2011

Cemetery Sunday
Drumlane on Sunday 24 July 2011 at 10:00 a.m.
Staghall on Sunday 04 September 2011 at 12:00 p.m.

Confirmation St. Mary's Church, Staghall
Sunday 8 May 2011

First Holy Communion
St. Patrick's Church, Milltown on Sunday 15 May at 10:00 a.m.
St. Mary's Church, Staghall on Sunday 22 May at 11:30 a.m.


25 - 01 - 2011
Congratulations and Best Wishes to Paddy
31 - 12 - 2010
Congratulations in order
14 - 12 - 2010
More Success!
13 - 10 - 2010
Get fit for the winter
05 - 10 - 2010
Drumlane GAA will host a special get-together this Friday night (October 8) ahead of the senior team’s intermediate championship final showdown with Drumalee on Sunday.
27 - 09 - 2010
Drumlane 0-9 Bailieborough 0-5
17 - 09 - 2010
Drumlane 1-7 Bailieboro 1-7
22 - 04 - 2010
Photos from the Milltown Bowles Club final 2010.
16 - 03 - 2010
Click here for the first four round fixtures for Drumlane in the ACFL Division Two and Reserve Division Two.
11 - 02 - 2010
Well done on your achievement.
01 - 02 - 2010
Congratulations and Best Wishes to Paddy
18 - 01 - 2010
Drumlane GAA will host their annual Social and Presentation night next Friday, January 28, in Drumlane Bar.
11 - 01 - 2010
Good Luck
10 - 12 - 2009
If you didn't get a copy of the Drumlane Community Newsletter Winter 2009 you can view and download it here.
18 - 11 - 2009
Hello All, Greetings from Guatemala!
08 - 02 - 2009
Open Boat Rally Fundraiser for Cavan Cancer Care.
28 - 01 - 2009
2008 was another year in which the semi-final hurdle of the Intermediate Football Championship proved too high for Drumlane. However, new club secretary Jimmy Kelly gives plenty of reason to believe why the Sons of O’Connell shouldn’t have any fears heading into the future.
23 - 01 - 2009
A capacity crowd greeted G.A.A. Player Of The Year, County Tyrone's Sean Cavanagh, as he presented medals and player of the year awards to Drumlane's victorious U12 and U13 Footballers and U12 Hurlers in the Drumlane Community centre on Wednesday night January 21st. See photographs below.
13 - 12 - 2008
Milltown Foroige Club members showed their appreciation for Paddy and Mary Lawlor as they retire after 20+ years of Leadership in Milltown Foroige. The club members put on a fantastic surprise concert of comedy sketches, dance, music and a short film about Milltown and surrounds. They also presented Mary and Paddy with flowers, a Crystal Platter and a delicious cake. Click MORE to view some photos.
05 - 12 - 2008

Barbara Stewart and Thomas Small are collecting memories of the Robinson Brothers.  It is a splendid and well deserved tribute to an exceptional family.  Barbara and Thomas respectfully ask that you contact them with your individual stores, anecdotes, special memories etc. before they are lost and gone forever.

Please contact either of them; Barbara - 087 929 2609, Thomas 087 690 4338 and they will be glad to discuss the project with you.  Success depends on your kind contributions.

Many thanks

03 - 12 - 2008
Be a Heartsaver
03 - 12 - 2008
Favourable comments from guests to our area
03 - 06 - 2008
As the sun set on the final day of the 2008 Fleadh Ceoil an Cabhain all attention was drawn to the Drumlane Bar where revellers were treated to one of the most memorable sessions held there in recent times.
03 - 06 - 2008
Day 3 of Fleadh Ceoil an Cabhain 2008 was competition day for a lot of the younger musicians and dancers. Local rock outfit, Ian I Brow provided an extra musical dimension to proceedings. Brendan Smith T.D. and other local politicians were also in attendance. Small groups of musicians had also set up in every corner and alcove around the village to provide mini sessions for a very appreciative audience. See below for images of the day.
01 - 06 - 2008
For day 2 of Fleadh Ceoil an Cabhain 2008 a veritable host of talent was on display, from local musicians and dancers to those whose dedication to a tune had brought them from further afield. See photos of the night's entertainment.
31 - 05 - 2008
The first day of Fleadh Ceoil an Cabhain 2008 in Milltown, gets off to a lively start. See Photos.
20 - 05 - 2008
Contact us at info@drumlane to list your business
20 - 05 - 2008
2nd Defibrillator purchased for parish
28 - 04 - 2008 Web Site was launched successfully on Saturday April 26th.
10 - 02 - 2000
Well Done to Paddy O'Reilly formerly of Feugh Bishop