Harvest Thanksgiving Mass in Clonmult on next Friday, 29th September at 7.30 pm. Tea will be served after mass. All are welcome.
Masses During the Week: Monday to Wednesday 9.30 am. No Mass Thursday. Friday 7.30 pm.
Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament in Dungourney on Thursday at 8.00 pm.
Last Week’s Collections: Door €261.55. Seminarians €252.86. Thank you.
Ordination to the Permanent Diaconate: On Sunday 24th September, Bishop William Crean will ordain six Permanent Deacons for service in the Diocese of Cloyne. The ceremony will take place at St. Colman’s Cathedral, Cobh, at 2.30 pm. All are welcome.
Harvest Thanksgiving Mass in Clonmult on next Friday, 29th September at 7.30 pm. Tea will be served after mass. All are welcome.
The Legion of Mary is a lay Catholic organisation, who meet weekly, and say the Rosary and Legion Prayers, decide on works, i.e. hospital visitation, visit elderly and housebound, and help priests in different duties. If you are willing or interested in getting involved, please contact Fr. Frank on 086/8395305.
Clonmult Old School: Progressive 45 every Wednesday @ 8.00 pm. All card players welcome.
GAA Lotto. No’s Drawn. 8, 19, 24.
No Winner. Lucky Dip.
€35 Liam Flynn.
€25 Ann & David Moore.
€15 Liam Ahern.
Next Week’s Jackpot. €450.
Dungourney GAA held its Annual “NIGHT AT THE DOGS” on Friday night 22nd of September at Youghal Greyhound Stadium. This was a very successful venture for the club, socially and financially. Thank you to our main sponsors, Rigney Bros, East Cork Crane Hire, Hurley’s Super Value and Irish Distillers. Thanks also to all the businesses, individuals and organisations who have supported us by taking out ads in the race cards and donating prizes.
Raffle Prizes Draw Results.
1st, Sinead Wrynn, Clonmult. 2nd, Eoin Ronayne, Dungourney. 3rd, Tessie Casey, Dungourney. 4th, Catriona Leahy, Mogeely. 5th, Dave Hennessy, Clonmult. 6th, Aldine Denny, Dungourney. 7th, Miriam Harney, Dungourney. 8th, Ronan Murphy, Midleton. 9th, Denis Buckner, Dungourney. 10th, Louise O’Connell, Ballynoe. 11th, Timmy Murphy, Dungourney. 12th Frances Hennessy, Clonmult. 13th, John Egan, Dungourney.
Irish Examiner 18. 09. 1869.
DEDICATION OF ST. PETER’S CHURCH DUNGOURNEY.
This solemn and interesting ceremony was performed yesterday by the Most Rev. Dr. Keane, Bishop of Cloyne, assisted by a number of the clergy of the diocese, in the presence of a vast number of the faithful. Of the similar works which is now one of the most frequent, at the same time that is one of the proudest and most gratifying, duties of the Irish Catholic journalists to chronicle, none is more strikingly indicative of the great zeal of the clergy and laity of this country in the cause of religion than that of which yesterday’s ceremony was the consummation. The parish of which St. Peter’s Church is now the principal house of worship, unites Dungourney with Mogeely and Clonmult, each of the three places having its chapel. That of Dungourney was originally erected half a century ago, but was, like most Catholic edifies of that period of oppression of the very humblest character. When the present zealous and esteemed pastor, the Rev. Thomas Walsh, was appointed to the parish, one of his first undertakings was to save Dungourney Church from total ruin towards which it was hastening. Still the edifice was not as worthy of its holy purpose as the devotion, of pastor and people would have it, and after the lapse of some years, the Rev. Thomas Walsh, readily seconded by his flock, and munificently aided by others interested in the district, though not of his communion, commenced the task of rendering it what it now unquestionably is-an honour to religion and a monument of the living faith of the Catholic people of the parish. Though not directly in its reconstruction, the people of every other part of the parish, with a community of feeling worthy of true Christians generously contributed towards the cost, and the same spirit, surviving the accomplishment of its immediate purpose, assembled yesterday one of the largest assemblages of believers we have for some time beheld, to celebrate the success, which, under Divine blessing, crowned their combined efforts. The parish has also been making vast strides in other pursuits. Religion has been attended by her hand- maiden, Education, in this onward progress, and a remote country parish, as this is, in a not over prosperous part of the country, is now one of the best provided districts, in point of means of secular instruction to be found in the Kingdom. A previous issue of the Examiner said all on this point that need to be stated, and there only remains for us to add, that the statements in the article from our correspondent were yesterday abundantly justified by the exhibition which the schools of the parish made in connection with the ceremonies of the day, Dungourney church is virtually a new structure. Eighteen feet has been added to its length, making it 108 feet in the clear, its height has been proportionally increased, the walls have been in part re-built, and it has been newly roofed. The principal addition is the apse, which opens into the body of the church through a lofty gothic arch of 22 feet span, and the principal feature of this part of the structure is the handsome three-light stained glass window over the high altar already described. Two lesser stained windows, of great beauty, adjoin the side altars of the Blessed Virgin and St. Patrick. The side walls of the church are pierced with ten lancet windows, tastefully filled in with coloured glass and a large Gothic window lights the other end of the church. Over the principal entrance has been erected a handsome and commodious gallery. The roof is of open wood work, stained and supported on corbels, the intervals between the rafters neatly ceiled. The breath of the church is 30 feet. In addition to the porch, which forms the main entrance, a handsome Gothic door-way has been opened in the western wall of the building. A commodious vestry-room occupies the angle formed by the apse and the body of the church, and in the chapel-yard has been built a very comfortable residence for the curate. Some idea of the dimensions of the church may be formed from the fact it accommodates fifteen hundred persons. Mr. Richard Brash is the architect of the building, and the work has been very creditably executed under his direction, by Mr. Barry of Midleton. The site of the church has its special advantages. Standing on elevated ground, it is almost surrounded by trees, and the pretty Dungourney River ripples its pleasant way almost under the church wall. Close by the church is the neat village, a conspicuous ornament of which is the elegant and substantial school house. Such is some general idea of the locality to which yesterday’s morning sun saw many hundreds of well-clad people proceeding, mostly on foot, some in vehicles of different descriptions , from every part of the parish, and even from adjoining parishes. Castlemartyr sent, in addition, its band, whose performances during the day further increased the joyousness of the assembled thousands.
His Lordship, the Bishop, arrived from Fermoy about eleven o’clock, and the ceremonies began immediately after. His Lordship emerged from the vestry-room robed in episcopal vestments-rich cope, mitre and bearing his crozier. A procession of the male and female children of the schools of the parish issued from the Dungourney schoolhouse and accompanied the Bishop and the clergy during the ceremony of dedication. The girls were tastefully attired, mostly in white, wearing veils, and carrying flowers in their hands. In the procession were borne a number of beautiful and appropriate banners, including those of the Sacred Heart, the Blessed Virgin, St. Patrick and St. Peter. The beautiful and impressive ceremony of dedication occupied some time, and on its conclusion High Mass was celebrated. The Bishop presided, and the Rev. Mr. Fielding was high priest; Rev. Mr. O’Connell, deacon; Rev. Mr. Barry, sub deacon; Rev. Mr. Lynch, master of ceremonies. The music of the mass was supplied by a choir of young ladies, improvised for the occasion by Miss O’Brien, who performed on the harmonium with considerable taste and ability.
At the conclusion of High Mass, His Lordship ascended the Altar, and addressed the vast congregation which crowded every part of the sacred edifice, in the following discourse: Beloved brethren, I am very sorry indeed that I am about to address you under some embarrassment, I know the mixed character of the congregation now before me, and I am sorry that while I shall be speaking in English there may be some, if not many, who can scarcely understand what I am saying. I should wish, therefore, to be able to speak to you in Irish, but if I made that attempt a similar, if not a greater difficulty would present itself on the other side, there are so many to whom that language is strange. Permit me, therefore, to speak to you in the English language, on the understanding that I will endeavour to make my words as plain, and as intelligible as I can. I have been asked by your good parish priest to say a few words to you on the present interesting occasion; and I do not know I can commence more appropriately than by quoting for the people of Dungourney, and for the people of neighbouring parishes who may have congregated here, the words used by the Church on very solemn occasions indeed. When celebrating the great mystery of the Resurrection of Our Lord, the Church frequently repeats the words “Hac est dies quam facit Dominus, exultemus et letemur in ea”. I applied the words just mentioned to the present occasion. “This is the day the Lord has made; let us rejoice and exult therein”. For, beloved brethren, there is reason to rejoice. The people of Dungourney have reason to rejoice, the people of the parish have reason to rejoice. Let us rejoice then and exult 0n this day which the Lord has made. Being a native of the parish, I remember a good many years ago, when I first heard Mass in the Chapel of Dungourney. Oh, who at that time, looking at its cold walls, at its dilapidated roof, at its damp floor, its cold surroundings-who could have anticipated, a little further back, when the project of building this new chapel, who I say could have anticipated what we now behold.
Masses During the Week: Monday/Tuesday 9.30 am. No Mass Wednesday. Thursday/Friday 9.30 am.
Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament in Dungourney Church on Thursday at 8.00 pm.
Last Week’s Collection: D00r €253.15. Thank you.
The Faithful Departed: Anniversaries, Bob Condon, Mary Kate O’Mahony, William & Margaret Cody. May they rest in peace.
A meeting of Clonmult /Dungourney Liturgy Group will take place on next Thursday, 19th September at 8.00 pm in the priest’s house.
GAA Lotto. No’s Drawn 6. 10. 23.
One Winner. Elaine/David Broyn.
Next Week’s Jackpot €300.
IHL Dungourney 2-16 Milford 0-11.
Rebel Og Minor B Hurling Championship Final.
Kiltha Og 1-11 Lisgoold 1-18.
Premier 2A U16 Hurling Championship Final.
Kiltha Og 5-9 Mallow 3-9.
Foroige Youth Club: Anyone interested in setting a local Foroige Youth Club, please send an expression of interest by text to Cathy on 086/4080060 or Josephine on 086/2724200 before September 22nd. We are looking for some parents to get involved and to gauge the level of interest in the 12 to 15 year olds participating in the club. Please text your interest.
Social Dancing: Clonmult Old School this Sunday 17th September 8 to 10 pm.
Music: Dave Rea.
Masses during the Week: Monday to Friday at 9.30am.
Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament in Dungourney Church on Thursday at 8.00pm.
Last Week’s Collection: Door €264.09. Diocesan €223.62. Thank you.
Collection for the Education of Seminarians: The Diocesan collection for education of seminarians will be taken up at the Masses next weekend.
There will be a Diocesan Day of Prayer and Reflection for Eucharistic adorers led by Fr. John Keane, Diocesan Co-ordinator on Saturday, 23rd September. 10.00 am to 5.00 pm. beginning at the Mercy Centre, Mallow. Bring a packed lunch, tea/coffee will be provided. All are welcome.
The Faithful Departed: Anniversaries, Abina Marie Rohan. May she rest in peace.
Harvest Thanksgiving Mass in Clonmult on Friday, 29th September at 7.30pm.
GAA Lotto Results: No’s Drawn, 6, 18, 21.
Winner, Claire Lynch.
Next Week’s Jackpot, €300.00.
Night at the Dogs: Dungourney GAA presents
“A NIGHT AT THE DOGS”
At Youghal Greyhound Stadium on Friday 22nd, September, 2017. First Race 7.50 pm.
Tickets: €10, covers Admission & Entry to Bumper Draw.
1st Prize: 1 Night B/B at the Clayton Hotel, Cork.
2nd Prize: €200 Voucher Hurley’s Super Value, Midleton.
3rd Prize: 3Month Peak Gym Membership at Midleton Park.
4th Prize: Luxury Hamper Johnson & Johnson.
5th Prize: €100.
Irish Examiner 09. 09. 1869.
DUNGOURNEY PARISH CHURCH
The solemn Ceremony of Dedicating the Parish Church of Dungourney, near Castlemartyr, the alterations of which are now completed, will take place on Sunday, the 19th inst., at 11o’clock. The Ceremony will be performed and the Sermon on the occasion delivered by the,
MOST REV. DR. KEANE,
Bishop of Cloyne.
A Train leaves Youghal at 9 a.m. and Cork at 10.30 a.m. for Mogeely Station.
Midleton Station is also convenient, and cars can be had in abundance.
Irish Examiner. 04. 09. 1869.
TO THE EDITOR OF THE CORK EXAMINER.
Sir,- You were kind enough to publish a letter of mine last May having reference to the improvements commenced on the Dungourney Church. Perhaps you would so good to grant a like indulgence while I state the works are being brought to a close. The contractor, Mr. Barry, with every tradesman employed, worked with zeal and energy, otherwise the works, which were far more extensive than we at first imagined, would not be so soon finished. Where Fr. Walsh got the money is none of our business to ask, but people wonder how he could get funds for all that has to be done. It is true Mr. McBride, a Scotch gentleman and a landed proprietor, sent for Fr. Walsh a few weeks ago and placed the large sum of £50 at his disposal to purchase a stained window. It will cost £100, and we are in hopes to see it in its place in a few days. Our curate has announced that the Bishop will be here on the 19th September to consecrate the church and preach on the occasion. I am sure his Lordship and every friend of Father Walsh will be delighted to see our church and congratulate him on the success which has attended his exertions. I have the honour to be, sir, your obedient servant. H. G. C.
Masses during the Week: No Masses on Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday. Masses on Thursday and Friday at 9.30 a.m.
Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament in Dungourney church on Thursday at 8.00 p.m.
Last Week’s Collections: Door – €273.05. Thank you.
Dungourney Church: Collectors for September – David Hennessy and Liam Rohan.
Diocesan Collection: The usual monthly collection for Diocesan Religious Purposes will be taken up at the Masses this weekend.
Dungourney Prayer Group: Meet each Tuesday between 8.00 p.m. and 9.00 p.m. in Dungourney National School. New members always welcome.
National Grandparents Pilgrimage: Sunday, September 10th, Our Lady’s Shrine, Knock, Co. Mayo. Chief celebrant – Archbishop Eamonn Martin (Armagh and Primate of All Ireland). See poster in church porch.
Vocations Afternoon: “Come and See” Vocations afternoon on Saturday, 16th September from 2.00 p.m. to 4.30 p.m. in Poor Clare Monastery, College Road, Cork. All Welcome.
CORK SCRIPTURE GROUP: Autumn Module – “For our instruction: For our time. Paul’s Letter to the Christian Community in Rome”. Presented by: Mary T. Brien PVBM, Lecturer in Sacred Scripture, Mary Immaculate College, Limerick. 7.30 to 9.30 p.m. Monday, 2nd / 9th / 16th / 23rd October in SCALA Retreat Centre, Blackrock. Cost: €50 for entire module. All are welcome, booking essential. To book a place simply email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Module also includes upcoming autumn workshop: “Jesus and the Gospel Call to Social Justice” Presented by: Fr Peter McVerry SJ 10.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. on Saturday 25th November 2017 in the Sacred Heart Parish Hall, Western Road, Cork. To book a place simply email us at email@example.com
Progressive 45: Clonmult Old School Wednesday evenings at 8.00pm. All card players welcome.
GAA Lotto Results. No’s Drawn, 6, 12, 16.
No Winner. Lucky Dip.
€35 Noel Ryall.
€25 Mary Rohan.
€15 Mike Rohan.
Next week’s jackpot – €900.00.
JBHC, Dungourney 1-9 St. Catherine’s 1-13.
Radio Maria – Ireland: Is an Irish run, Catholic, talk radio station, established since May 2015 with the aid of the World Family of Radio Maria.
Broadcasting 24/7 with live Morning Prayer at 9.15 a.m. followed by daily 10.00 a.m. Holy Mass. 11.00 a.m. Catechesis – with Fr. Eamonn McCarthy (full time Priest Director), Angelus and Midday Prayer. Live Evening Prayer at 5.00 p.m. is followed by News and the Rosary prayed from the studio at 5.30 p.m.
Radio Maria Ireland is available to download FREE by App “Radio Maria World Family” on mobile devices, FREE streaming on www.radiomaria.ie by clicking “Listen Live” or can be listened to on the phone via a live radio feed by calling 01-4373277
Facebook page – “Radio Maria Ireland”Last Week’s Collections Door – €273.05 Thank you.
Dungourney Church Collectors for September – David Hennessy and Liam Rohan
Diocesan Collection The usual monthly collection for Diocesan Religious Purposes will be taken up at the Masses this weekend.
Dungourney Prayer Group Meet each Tuesday between 8.00 p.m. and 9.00 p.m. in Dungourney National School. New members always welcome.
National Grandparents Pilgrimage Sunday, September 10th, Our Lady’s Shrine, Knock, Co. Mayo. Chief celebrant – Archbishop Eamonn Martin (Armagh and Primate of All Ireland). See poster in church porch.
Vocations Afternoon “Come and See” Vocations afternoon on Saturday, 16th September from 2.00 p.m. to 4.30 p.m. in Poor Clare Monastery, College Road, Cork. All Welcome.
CORK SCRIPTURE GROUP Autumn Module – “For our instruction: For our time. Paul’s Letter to the Christian Community in Rome” Presented by: Mary T. Brien PVBM, Lecturer in Sacred Scripture, Mary Immaculate College, Limerick. 7.30 to 9.30 p.m. Monday, 2nd / 9th / 16th / 23rd October in SCALA Retreat Centre, Blackrock. Cost: €50 for entire module. All are welcome, booking essential. To book a place simply email us at firstname.lastname@example.org Module also includes upcoming autumn workshop: “Jesus and the Gospel Call to Social Justice” Presented by: Fr Peter McVerry SJ 10.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. on Saturday 25th November 2017 in the Sacred Heart Parish Hall, Western Road, Cork. To book a place simply email us at email@example.com
Dungourney GAA Lotto results Lotto results 28 August 2017 Lucky Numbers – 06, 12, 16. No Winner, Lucky Dips – Noel Ryall, Mary Rohan, Mike Rohan Next week’s jackpot – €900.00
Radio Maria – Ireland Is an Irish run, Catholic, talk radio station, established since May 2015 with the aid of the World Family of Radio Maria. Broadcasting 24/7 with live Morning Prayer at 9.15 a.m. followed by daily 10.00 a.m. Holy Mass. 11.00 a.m. Catechesis – with Fr. Eamonn McCarthy (full time Priest Director), Angelus and Midday Prayer. Live Evening Prayer at 5.00 p.m. is followed by News and the Rosary prayed from the studio at 5.30 p.m. Radio Maria Ireland is available to download FREE by App “Radio Maria World Family” on mobile devices, FREE streaming on www.radiomaria.ie by clicking “Listen Live” or can be listened to on the phone via a live radio feed by calling 01-4373277 Facebook page – “Radio Maria Ireland