St. Matthew’s Church, Drumavaddy.


Mass Times.                      Mass Intentions.


Sat.    18th July.      7.30pm.     Michael Donohoe, Glencurran.

Mon.  20th July.     7.15pm.     Michael, Mary Ellen and Patsy Donohoe, Ryefort.

Wed.  22nd July.       8.00pm. Kathleen Hyland and deceased   Hyland family members.

Sat.    25th July.      7.30pm.  


Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament. Wednesday 6.00-9.00pm.


Offertory Collection 11th July.            €770.


Reader.             Caoimhe Skinnader.


St. Matthew’s Church, Crosskeys.


Mass Times.                        Mass Intentions.


Sun.     19th July.      11.00am.          

Tues.    21st July.         9.30am.         

Thurs   23rd July.               9.30am.              

Fri.      24th July.          7.30pm.    Sean Keogan, Killanure.

Sun.    26th July.      11.00am.      Tommy and Kathleen Conaty and deceased Cooke family members.


Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament. Tuesday 10am – 6.00pm.


In view of restrictions to numbers that may attend Masses, only one intention will be accepted for Masses celebrated in Drumavaddy and Crosskeys.

It would be appreciated if all family intentions were included on one date, rather than on various dates throughout the year, to facilitate everyone.







Dates for your diary.


Confirmation.                  3.00pm.    5th September 2020.

First Communion.           To be arranged.

Blessing of the graves.    Cancelled for 2020.


Due to the recent resignation of Oliver Ferguson, who has provided great service to the parish for so many years, the position of Sacristan in St. Matthew’s Church, Crosskeys will be advertised in due course.


The Irish Hospice Foundation Bereavement Support Line, a national freephone service 1800 80 70 77, is available from 10am to 1pm, Monday to Friday. To offer comfort and support to anyone who has been impacted by bereavement during COVID-19, or is finding it more difficult to cope with a pre-Covid bereavement at this time?


ALONE manage a national support line and additional supports for older people who have concerns or are facing difficulties relating to the outbreak of COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Professional staff are available to answer queries and give advice and reassurance where necessary. The support line is open seven days a week, 8am - 8pm, by calling 0818 222 024.

Lough Derg Lakeshore and Ancient Pilgrim Path reopens for visitors. Walk & Pray the Ancient Pilgrim Path with the Prior on Saturday 18th & Sunday 19th July. Guided Contemplative Walk begins at noon. Approx. 4hr, 12k moderate loop. Booking essential, full details or email






Email:         Website:

Fr. Donal Kilduff:      049 4336102


Denn GAA.


Kelloggs Cúl Camps 2020:

GAA Cúl Camps have been confirmed to go ahead at St. Matthews Park from Tuesday 4 th to Friday 7 th August. Numbers are extremely limited at present however we expect that additional places will be allocated in the next few days. We will update members as details emerge


Return to play

Eventually our first games of the season are upon us. This Sunday 19 th July we travel to Mullagh to play Cuchullians in the Romar Energy Senior League with a Reserve game between the same two side also pencilled in. The senior encounter has a 2.30 throw in to be followed by the reserve game at 4.00 pm. On the following Saturday July 25 th we have a home game in the Romar Energy Senior League when we entertain Ramor United’s second XV whilst on Sunday 26 th July our second reserve game will see Cornafean visit St. Mathews Park.

Everyone needs to continue to be conscious of the personal responsibility we all share to eliminate the virus.


Cullys Craft Bakery Junior Championship

We have been pitted against Swanlinbar in Round 1 of this years Junior Football Championship which will be an intriguing encounter given that the west Cavan side were only relegated from Intermediate last year and have been boosted by the addition of a contingent from Corlough in the interim. The game will be played on the weekend of August 7 th with the venue yet to be decided


We recently commenced our on-line blotto.

This week the numbers drawn were 10/29/25/14

There was No Jackpot winner.

€25 winners are:

1. John & Mairead Smith

2. Philip Galligan

Next draw Monday 20th July 2020

Jackpot €4950






Club members who have not had an opportunity to do so up to now can renew their membership online at


Senior training resumed last week with underage active over the past weekend. League competitions for our senior team will resume over the weekend of 17th  July with details to be disclosed shortly as to Juvenile activities for the year. Everyone needs to be conscious of the personal responsibility we all share to eliminate the virus. 


The draw for Rd 1 of this year’s Cullys Craft Bakery Junior Championship took place last Sunday and pitted us against Swanlinbar. The game will be played on the weekend of August 7th  with the venue yet to be decided


Our Cairde Denn initative is a great way to support our club and is currently open for membership. If interested, please contact any club officer.


Denn Camogie Club.

 Senior League next Wednesday 22nd July ~ Denn v Crosserlough. 


Junior League ~Thursday 23rd July  DennLaragh 

Both games will take place in Crosskeys top pitch @ 7.30pm. 

€5.00 entry fee. All support greatly appreciated.