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Around the districts: Aghinagh, Cill na Martra and Killavullen


.AA Lotto Results

In the June 27 draw, the numbers drawn were 9, 16, 23. No winner of the €2,650 jackpot. €50 Eoin and Maura O’Riordan, Derryroe; €20 Emily Cremin, Ballyvongane (online winner); €20 Eoin McCarthy, Knock; €20Ned Hubbard, Inchalea; €20 Ann O’Sullivan, Rusheen.

Women’s football

Congratulations Molly and the rest of the Cork Women’s Football Team who won their way to the All Ireland Final. Good luck for the final, Molly – Aghinagh is very proud of you.

Seisiun at the Castle Hotel

Aghinagh Comhaltas will be at the Castle Hotel Macroom from Tuesday evening July 12 for the month of July from 8.30am.

Good luck in the Munster final to members of Aghinagh Comhaltas at Newcastle West next week.

new baby girl

Congratulations to Laura and John O’Sullivan on the arrival of their granddaughter Isabelle Grace and to the proud grandparents.

Mushera Platform

There will be another dance on the Mountain next Sunday afternoon from 3 to 6 p.m. Music by Peter Lane and Blackwater Sound.


Deepest sympathy to the Creedon family, Castle View on the passing of Peadar. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a Ainm deilis.


Lotto Nuacht

Níor aimigh uimhreacha 4, 17, 25 ná 31 aon buaiteoir don phota óir oll-mhór le €21,600 ann ar an Luan seo chaite in Aire na nÓg. €100: Sonny Ó Conail, Cathair Céirín. Díoltóir: Tigh Uí Mhurchú. €50; Michelle and Mary Uí Shúilleabháin, Drom Réidh. €20: Shane Ó Siocháin. Ar-line €20: Risteárd Ó hUidhir. Ar-line. €20: Denis Ó Murchú. Ar-line.

Barnardo’s commercial on TV

While we mostly ignore TV commercials, here at Cill na Martra at present we are still waiting for Barnardo’s TV commercial. It features one of its wonderful caregivers, who happens to be a lady from Cloch Aidhneach.

Cul Camp

Beidh Cúl Camp ag teaches go Cill na Martra ar an tseachtain 18ú go 22ú Iúil ó 10 a chlog ar maidin go 2in. Est féidir clárú ar

Antrim to Allihies Walk

local walker, Geraldine Lynch and friends have been walking the 1,000km from Antrim to Allihies since June 13 They started from the Giant’s Causeway, crossing Antrim, Derry, Tyrone, Donegal, Fermanagh, Cavan, Leitrim, Sligo and Roscommon so they are heading south. Every evening, Géraldine reports on her day’s trek accompanied by magnificent photos on her Facebook page. They show Ireland at its best and highlight what an amazing country we live in. Along the way, they raise money for groundbreaking cancer research. All donations are welcome.

nuacht peile

Beidh Cill na Martra ag imirt Cumann Fionnbarra Naofa sa cluiche leath-cheannais ar an Domhnach seo, 10ú Iuil sa Tóchair ag means lae sa Sraith Peile an Chontae Roinn one. Come on n-éirí libh guys.


Our condolences go out to Denis, Marie and the Mac Sweeney, Ceann Droma family on the recent death of Peter Mac Sweeney, Clondrohid. Burial took place at Clondrohid Cemetery after the Requiem Mass in St Abina’s Church. Suaimhneas sioraí dá anam uasal.

Our Lady of Fatima Devotions

The statue of Our Lady of Fatima will be on Main Street, Killarney on Wednesday July 13 from 2.30pm to commemorate Our Lady’s third visit to Fatima in 1917. The Rosary and the Divine Mercy Rosary will be recited at 3 p.m. Fáilte is record roimh cache.


Cul Camp 2022.

The land is animated by the sound of children having fun. Over 170 players under the age of 13 arrive daily at the Killavullen GAA Club where they spend their time trying out hurling and football for the first time, or for some it’s a week to improve and practice . A tremendous amount of time and effort is spent behind the scenes to make this week possible, smooth and, above all, fun. Huge gratitude goes to Liam Vaughan, President of the Youth Club, who again organized this camp this year, and to all those who gave of their time to coach and help. The children who participated give very positive feedback and we are very proud of our GAA club for being able to come together to make this week possible.

Elton John tickets: Last Wednesday, Maureen Magner was the lucky recipient of premium Elton John tickets to see him in Pairc Ui Chaoimh during his farewell tour. These tickets were raffled off as part of a fundraiser for new youth jerseys. Thank you to everyone who supported this draw. Your contribution is appreciated.

Lotto GAA

Killavullen GAA Weekly lotto results for June 28: €50 Amy, Stephen and Emily Rae, €30 Barry Beechinor and €20 Pat Hayes, Clonmel. The jackpot for Tuesday evening July 5 was €2,000. Tickets can be purchased from our regular ticket sellers or online from our Killavullen GAA Club page.

farmers market

The Killavullen Farmers Market will return on Saturday July 16, then fortnightly from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. enjoy the view and a picnic if you feel like it.

Why not treat yourself to an assortment of local organic fruits, flowers and vegetables, seasonal preserves and syrups, smoked fish and a great selection of strawberry tree breads and pastries. Freshly brewed coffee, tea, delicious homemade cakes and pastries. A wide range of seats to come and enjoy your freshly made pizza in the clay pizza oven.

The tunnel houses a charity book stall where you can bring your old books and browse their large selection on offer. A range of local crafts are also on offer, from handmade wooden toys, Irish woodcraft, beautiful aprons and cushions and unusual hand printed Delphs and fabrics.

The market hosts the Killavullen Community Buyers’ Stand where you can pick up refills of your eco-friendly detergents, dried herbs and spices and stock your dry pantry with healthy produce at competitive prices.

Podiatry service

A podiatry service has started at the Killavullen Community Centre. The next clinic will take place on Saturday July 16 and on a monthly basis thereafter. Appointments can be made with Patricia on 086 3225052.


The Killavullen Community Council Lotto is up and running again. The National Lottery draw bonus ball is the winning number every Wednesday and Saturday evening. The following people were the latest jackpot winners. Last Wednesday’s winner was Tom Luddy. Our Saturday winner from last week was Michelle Canon. Congratulations and thank you for your support.

Blackwater Cycling Club

Blackwater Cycling Club is a non-competitive club established in our community for cycling enthusiasts in Killavullen and surrounding areas. With the weather continuing to be pleasant throughout the week, we also have midweek club activities coming up. Tuesday nights at 7 p.m., select bands will leave the Killavullen venue for Tuesday night rotations. All new members are welcome – it will be a relaxed pace and an enjoyable ride. Depending on numbers and capacities there may be a few groups and Thursday evening at 7pm will be our second week of our Killavullen tour. After a very successful first week we are expecting a few more members, old and partial. It’s kinda fun and a great way to challenge yourself. All members of all abilities are welcome to join. We hope to see you all there…and as always…no helmet no tricks.

Avondhu Path

A series of long walks are organized in our region during the summer. Here is a couple.

Avondhu Way Day 2: Mourneabbey – Killavullen. €30. Saturday August 6 (17km). Arrive Killavullen at 9.30am and 10am, bus to Mourneabbey, walk to Killavullen From Mourneabbey, day two (17km) has a gradual ascent through the woods of Knockaraura. The trail then continues through a network of woods with a wide variety of exposed native trees before descending to resume the Killavullen Loop Trail before ending at Killavullen.

Avondhu Way Day 3: Killavullen – Ballyhooly. €30. Saturday August 20 (17km). Arrive Ballyhooly at 9:30.10, bus to Killavullen, walk to Ballyhooly. This predominantly wooded trail begins with the Killavullen Loop which climbs through Corran Wood. The trail continues through Ballydague Woods with the soothing sounds of streams along the route as the Ballyhoura and Galtee mountain ranges appear across the valley. The trail descends to and then crosses the River Blackwater with Ballyhooly Castle as a scenic backdrop.

Many other walks are to be discovered on the site

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