St. Matthew’s Church, Drumavaddy.


Mass Times.                           Mass Intentions.


Sat.   16th Nov.              7.30pm.      Hugh, John and Bassie McSherry and deceased McSherry and Tully family members, Denmore.

Mon. 18th Nov.            7.15pm.

Wed. 20th Nov.             8.00pm.      November list of the dead.

Sat. 23rd. Nov.          7.30pm. James and Mary McPhillips, Ardlougher.


Dates for your diary.

First Confessions.          11.30am.    11th March 2020

Confirmation.                3.00pm.    26th April 2020.

First Communion.        11.00am.      9th May 2020.


Church Collection:

Drumavaddy.      Saturday  9th  Nov.  €880.

Crosskeys.           Sunday   10th Nov.   € 594. Candles. €291.


Parish Pastoral Council meeting. Wednesday 20th Nov. at 8.30pm in Drumavaddy.


Denn GFC Blotto. Winning Number's4 ,14 ,19 ,20. No Jackpot winner.

€25 winners Gerard McCaul, Michael Keogan Jnr, , Agnes Tierney, Bernard Galligan, Anna May Donohoe, Drumavaddy

Next draw in The Tank on​ Monday 18th November. Jackpot €3,950


Denn Camogie. Congratulations to our U-16 Camogie Team on winning both League & Championship Camogie Finals this year. They had a comprehensive victory over Laragh on Thursday evening last. Final score Denn 6-10 Laragh 1-02. 


Camogie All Ireland Final 

Denn will play Na Brídeoga, Co. Mayo. in the All Ireland Final on Sunday 24th November at 2pm in Athleague, Co Roscommon. Your club and parish are very proud. It is an amazing achievement so get those flags flying and support them in their quest for All Ireland Silverware. 

Thanks to all businesses and personnel who have  supported and donated to our All Ireland Final journey. Greatly appreciated & we urge you all to support our local businesses. 

A special mass will be held at 11.00am on Saturday next 23rd November, ahead of All Ireland Final Day in Crosskeys. All are welcome to attend. 


Age and opportunity. Social evening on 20th November. 2.00 – 5.00pm.

Mass at 3.00pm for deceased members. Usual buses.

The annual Christmas party will take place on Sunday 8th December.


Flower arranging, Christmas wreaths etc. Classes will take place in the Resource Centre, Crosskeys, Thursday 28th November and 5th December at 8.00pm. Contact Kathleen at (087) 9461185 to book a place.




St. Matthew’s Church, Crosskeys.


Mass Times.                  Mass Intentions.


Sun.    17th Nov.      11.00am.             Francis Brady, Farragh.

Tues.   19th Nov.       9.30am.   Margaret and Mattie McBreen and Deceased Family members.

Thurs. 21st Nov.         9.30pm.

Fri.     22th Nov.        7.30 pm.  Ned O’Brien, Mary Ferguson, Carrickatobber.

Sun.    24th Nov.      11.00am.            


The Irish Cancer Society is looking for volunteers to drive patients to and from their chemotherapy treatments in all public hospitals nationwide. Volunteers will need their own car but all expenses are paid. If you have 2 free days a month (Monday – Friday) and an active email address we would love to hear from you. Please call Laura on 01 2310 594, email or go to for more information.


 A new Suicide Bereavement Support Group has been established to address this need for support of those who have lost a loved one to suicide. The group, led by a trained and experienced facilitator. We are meeting in Crover House Hotel on the following dates: Wed, 16th Oct. Wed, 13th Nov. 2019,Wed, 11th Dec. 2019, 7.30 p.m. Contact Programme Co-ordinator on 049 4336070 or 087 695 1865


Thank you to everyone who supported the Denn Community Funday 2019. As before community groups who helped organise and run the event benefited from the proceeds on the day. This year, 6 community groups received €340 each – Denn Camogie, Denn Running Club, Denn Age & Opportunity, Crosskeys NS, Denn Juvenile Football & Denn GFC. Thanks to AMG Catering for their sponsorship, it was very much appreciated. We look forward to making Denn Community Funday 2020 a success for everyone and your continued support is always valued.


An Enchanted Evening of Song presented by Carmel O'Donoghue and Martina Lee Boyle accompanied by Eileen Tackney

Special guests include Brian McKeever, Fr Darragh Connolly, The Cathedral Choir and The Corda Orchestra. Venue: Cavan Cathedral on Thursday Nov 21st at 8pm.

Tickets €15 in aid of Cuan Cavan Cancer Support Centre. consessions for Children/OAPs.

Please support. Ticket available in Cuan at (086) 455 6632 and (049) 851 1021


Workshop for singers and musicians in preparation for Advent and Christmas. Fr. Charlie O'Gorman, Diocesan Director of Church Music, will lead a choir workshop for singers and musicians in preparation for Advent and Christmas in the Kilmore Diocesan Pastoral Centre, Cavan, on Wednesday 20 November 2019 beginning at 7:30p.m.  The format of the workshop will be similar to an ordinary choir practice with a manageable amount of material that those attending can learn on the night and bring back to their parishes.  All are welcome.


Email:         Website:

Fr. Donal Kilduff:      049 4336102