Local Notes


Kilbrin hurlers advanced to the quarter final of the Duhallow JHC with a narrow victory over Newmarket in Freemount on Tuesday week last. The large crowd enjoyed a great game of hurling that could have gone any way with both teams giving their best on the night. Kilbrin now play Millstreet on August 18th.

League Final

Kilbrin play Dromtariffe on this Friday night in the JHL Final. The game is on in Lismire at 7pm. We wish them luck and please come out and support the lads.


Our lotto draw takes place on this coming Monday night for a jackpot of €3,600. Tickets at €2 al line or three lines for a fiver are available from club members. Please support.

Prayer at The Tree of Hope

On 1st September there will be prayers at The Tree of Hope in Kilbrin Cemetery for all those who have lost their lives through suicide and for those who suffer from mental illness. Time will be clarified later on.


Bingo continues every Monday at 8.30 sharp. Jackpot is €1,550 in 46 calls. In house bonus ball is €420. As next Monday is a bank holiday there will be a golden sheet in play so please come along and enjoy the evening.

Tír na Nóg Active Retirement group.

The Tir na Nog group have returned from their first excursion to east Cork. When it comes to details of what went on they are using the 'what happens in east cork stays in east cork' story but by all known accounts a great time was had by all and plans are already being made for trip number two. What we do know is that the Titanic is still under water. Anyone interested in joining the Tir na Nog group please contact a committee member or give your name in the Social Club.


Our sympathies go to the Riordan family from Knockscovane, Meelin on the death of their mother and to the Sullivan family from Greenfield Kanturk on the death of their mother. May they rest in peace.

Lackeel cross Cemetery

Work continues to restore the Church of Ireland cemetery at Lackeel cross. Anyone willing to help should contact any member of the committee.

Upcoming at the Sports and Social Club

Music on Saturday 5th August by 'Country 2 Country'. There will also be music on Sunday evening.


On Wednesday 9th August there will be a celebration night for top Kilbrin jockey David Noonan. David has notched up 82 winners in the UK to date and by the time you read this could well have added to this tally. Everyone is welcome to this celebration with David so please come along on the 9th.

Kilbrin History

Did you know that 100 years ago there were two schools in Kilbrin. Ballygraddy School had 7 girl and 18 boy students and they were looked after by 5 teacher's and 2 monitors. Curraghs school had 12 girl and 5 boy students and they were looked after by 5 teacher's also. Of course there were no school busses so students got to school by foot.

Contact details

The community council can be contacted at kilbrincc@gmail.com if you have 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.

Kilbrin Notes email mickdugg2@gmail.com

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