St. Matthew’s Church, Drumavaddy.



Mass Times.                            Mass Intentions.


Sat  1st Feb.          7.30pm       Tom Galligan Pollakeel.

                                Bridget & Michael McGovern, Leggandenn.

Mon. 3rd Feb.       8.00pm       Pat Cobey.

                   Blessing of candles for church & home & blessing of throats.

Wed. 5th Feb.       8.00pm

Fri.    7th. Feb.        7.30pm.   Paddy. Margaret, Nora and James Cahill.

Sat.    8th Feb.        7.30pm.   Nancy Allen, Denbawn.


Dates for your diary.


First Confessions.          11.30am.    11th March 2020

Confirmation.                  3.00pm.    26th April 2020.

First Communion.        11.00am.       9th May 2020.


Blessing of the graves. Crosskeys    19th July 2020.

Drumavaddy 2nd August 2020


Church Collection: 25th & 26th Jan.

Crosskeys:           €880

Drumavaddy.      €500


First Friday: Fr. Donal will visit the sick and housebound at the usual times.


Ministry Rota for February.


Collectors for Feb 2020. Michael Reilly, Ardlougher, Seamus Galligan and Matt Kiernan.

Altar Society for Feb 2020. Patricia Finlay, Margaret Gaffney.

Reader. Andy Galligan



Collectors for Feb,2020. Bernard Keogh,  & Francis Brady, Lishenry.

Altar Society Feb, 2020 Sheila Smith & Margaret Crowe.


Drumavaddy Social & Development Association is running a defibrillator training night in Drumavaddy Community Centre on Wednesday 19th February, at 7.30pm. This is a CPR/AED certified Course. Cost per person is €40. Anyone interested in attending this course should contact 086 3781894, as we need to know numbers for the course.


Fr. Eamonn Bredin will facilitate a course on “St. Paul - His Life and Work” in the Kilmore Diocesan Pastoral Centre, Cullies, Cavan, on Thursday evenings from 7:30p.m. to 9:30p.m. up until Thursday 16 April 2020. All welcome.  Refreshments will be served each evening.  Suggested donation: €5 per night. 


St. Matthew’s Church, Crosskeys.



Mass Times.                        Mass Intentions.


Sun.     2nd Feb.  11.00am      

Tues.   4th Feb.  No Mass.

Thurs. 6th Feb.  9.30am.

Fri       7th Feb.  7.30pm.       Ellen Hever.

Sun.   26th Jan. 11.00am       Alice Courtney.


Denn GFC Blotto.The Numbers drawn were 6/9/15/24

There was no jackpot winner.

€25 winners are:  Karen Brady, Gary Mc Caul, Peggy Smith, John Smith, Gerry Soroghan.

Next draw will take place in The Crosskeys Inn on Monday 3rd February  2020 

Jackpot €4400


Having hosted the opening game in this year's LIDL  Ladies National League St Matthew Park will again host Cavan’s second game against Meath on this Sunday February 2nd with a 2pm throw in. 

We need a full turnout of club stewards to ensure this fixture runs efficiently so please contact the Club with your availability 


Pilgrimage Fundraiser. Fifteen TransitionYear Students from St Clare’s College, Ballyjamesduff have been chosen to represent the Kilmore Diocesan pilgrimage to Lourdes this year. Two of the students are Aoibhe Conaty and Emma Brady from Denn parish. As part of their fundraiser they are climbing “the stairway to Heaven” Cuilcagh Climb. Your support would be greatly appreciated.


Denn Running Club kicked off Operation Transformation with a large crowd in attendance. This will continue until March 1st. So, come along and join us every Tuesday and Thursday night at 7pm as we get fit for 2020


Ballyjamesduff Cancer Support Fund will hold their Annual General Meeting in St. Teresa's Centre (Preschool/Scouts) on the Oldcastle Rd on Tuesday 11th February 2020 @ 8.30pm.  Everyone welcome


Breifne Historical Society hosts the Bishop MacKiernan memorial lecture on Tuesday 11 February in Cavan Library at 7 pm by Professor John McCafferty (UCD), entitled 'Insults, marriages and wills. Ordinary people in an Irish church court of the 1520’s.


Denn Gun Club are having a game tasting night in the Crosskeys Inn on Saturday 8th February. Music will be provided by Ollie Tynan. All are welcome.


Email:         Website:

Fr. Donal Kilduff:      049 4336102