Local Notes

Kilbrin GAA

Membership fees are due. A text will be sent out in the coming days with a break down for players, non players, students, gym membership etc.

Coaching Course

Kilbrin GAA are hoping to run a coaching course at foundation level this year. If anyone wishes to take part in the coaching course or needs further information please contact Margaret 0872741624 or Stephen 0864537740.

Club Phone

For anyone wishing to receive updates on fixtures, events etc. for the coming year please contact the club phone on 089-9740093 and we will include you on the text alerts.


Bingo continues every Monday night from 8.30. The Jackpot next week is €1,900 on 49 calls. We would like to thank everyone for their continued support of Monday night Bingo and you have attended in great numbers. We would like to thank Ronan O'Sullivan for sponsoring the Bingo for January 2020.


Poker night has returned to the Social Club from this Friday night. 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.

Tir na Nog

The Tir na Nog group Welcoming everyone back next Monday beginning arts and crafts. Anyone wishing to come along is very welcome from 11am to 12.30. They had a great Christmas outing in Killarney which was enjoyed by all. We wish them the very best for the year ahead.

Dr Croke House

The first cultural night of 2020 will take place in Dr Croke birthplace house on Sunday 19th January. There will be the usual songs, poems and music plus we will be having special guests so keep this date in your diary.

Back to school

All the children are back to school this week and we would like to wish them well in their new term. We would also ask that drivers be extra vigilant going through the village given the location of the school. Please adhere to the speed limits and keep the village safe.

Golf outing to Dooks

Congratulations to Ronald Hartnett for winning the first golf event of the year at Dooks Golf club last Saturday. Big year ahead for Ron and he has been installed as the early favourite for major honours in the Golf Society 2020.

Get well

There are a lot of people sick in the community at the moment and we would like to wish them all a speedy recovery.


Kilbrin Community would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family and friends of the following people who recently passed away.

Geoff O'Donoghue, Castlemagner. Timmy Barry, Banteer. Nora Mary Sheahan, Doneraile. Jacqueline Creed, Mallow. Brendan Lynch, Kanturk. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a n-anamacha.


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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