Local Notes

Table Quiz

Jamie Harrington is hosting a table quiz this Saturday night February 8th in Kilbrin Social Club @ 8pm. Entry fee is €10 per person (tables of 4) with great prizes and a raffle on the night. Proceeds of this will go to the HOPE foundation so we would ask everyone to please support this very worthy cause.


Bingo continues every Monday night from 8.30. Great night had this week when the jackpot went in 46 calls. Congratulations to the winner from everyone. The Jackpot next week is €1,500. Bonus Ball is €100. We would like to thank everyone for their continued support of Monday night Bingo and you have attended in great numbers.

Tir na Nog

The Tir na Nog group have started a new art project that will last five to six weeks, we wish them the best in this endeavour.

St Stephen's Day walk presentation

The presentation of the proceeds of the St Stephens day walk will take place on Thursday 20th February.

Credit Union Quiz

The Kanturk Credit Union quiz took place in Kilbrin last week and it was a great success with a very big turnout. Congratulations to all involved.

Dr Croke House

At the end of this month we will be having another history and social night in Dr Croke house. We will give you full details closer to the time but it will be entertaining with special guests.

Croke Rovers medal presentation

Croke rovers held their presentation of medals for under 14 & under 16 teams on Saturday last in the community centre. There was a very large attendance and a great night was had by all. The coaches and mentors are to be congratulated and thanked for the work they put in every year. Thanks to Claire and staff for the food and a special thanks to Lorcan McLoughlin for presenting the medals. We wish the teams all the best for the coming year.


No matter what our view the politicians have the courage to put themselves forward and for that they should all be commended. We wish all the candidates the best of luck this weekend and look forward to working with them over the coming years.


Poker night has returned to the Social Club on Friday nights. This is regular poker with €10 entry and no buy backs. The bus will be running to and from the club so if you want to get a lift call Anthony on 086 7858525. For a fiver this service will collect you at your door and return you home after the cards.

Bake sale

Please keep Sunday March 1st free on your diary as the Heffernan family are holding a Bake Sale and Coffee morning in memory of, Kate Heffernan. Proceeds raised will be going to Marymount Hospice and we all know the exceptional cause that Marymount is. So we would ask everyone to give a big Kilbrin support to this event. The Bake Sale and Coffee Morning will be held in Kilbrin Community centre on Sunday March 1st from 10:30am.


Kilbrin Community would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of Tom Heffernan, Lismire and originally of Ballybane Kilbrin. Kilbrin Community would like to offer our sincere condolences to the Crowley family of Tullylease and Kilbrin on their recent bereavement. May they rest in peace.

Well wishes

We wish anyone in the parish that is sick a speedy recovery. Spring is here and the days are getting longer. Hopefully ye will all be back to full health soon.

GAA news

Trip to Croke Park - Sunday April 19th. Have you ever played for Kilbrin? Are you a past/present member? Have you ever played Ladies football or camogie? Have you ever dreamt of playing in Croke Park? This can become a reality on Sunday April 19th. Would you like to go just to be there on day? Would you be interested in travelling by bus or staying overnight? For further details contact Margaret O Callaghan 0872741624, Stephen O Reilly 0864537740, Sharon O Reilly 0871342147 or Donie O Mahony 0868358391. Please pass on the above details to our expats, we welcome you all. Please make contact by Friday February 14th.

Club Membership: Club membership is due for the coming year. This can be paid to Club Treasurers or any officer and they will pass it on. Ordinary member/non player €20, Gym Members €80.


The community council can be contacted at kilbrincc@gmail.com for any queries. Also the PRO can be contacted directly at Bennymick1968@gmail.com if you have anything of interest for this column. Whether you are at home or abroad we would be delighted to hear from you if you have anything that you would like to share with the wider community.

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