St. Matthew’s Church, Drumavaddy.



Mass Times.                           Mass Intentions.


Sat.     5th Oct.            7.30pm.    Kathleen Reilly, Ardlougher 1st Aniversary.

                                                         Mary Smith, Corrawillis.       2nd Aniversary.

Wed.   9th Oct.             8.00pm.   Elizabeth, Thomasa & Patrck Cahill.

Sat.     12th Oct.          7.30pm.    John Pat, Nan & Andy Galligan & Deceased Galligan Family.


Parish Calendar 2020. Drumavaddy Social and Development Committee would love to share your photographic memories of 2019 in the upcoming 2020 calendar. You can email your photographs to or message to 086-3872327


Church Collection: 28th / 29th Sept.

Drumavaddy.                    €324

Crosskeys                             €665



Beginning Experience weekend, for people who have lost a spouse through death divorce or separation, 18th -20th  October Esker Retreat Centre Athenry further information Maureen 0876646896 or Josie 0879881143.


Best Wishes to Denn Camogie Club who play Clontibret in the Ulster Final on Saturday October 12th. Venue and time will be circulated through social media & text. This is an amazing achievement for players and management, anyone willing to sponsor / donate towards Denn CC please contact any member of the committee. 


Castlerahan/ Denn Ladies GFC Big Breakfast Morning:  on county final day, Sunday 13th October in St.Josephs Hall, Ballyjamesduff. Breakfast being served from 9.30-12.30. All support appreciated.


The Backpack Program for adults will be offered again as an evening course in Cavan Institute for 8 weeks beginning the end of October. This course is suitable for anyone who wants to learn more about boundaries, self awareness, anxiety management and a deeper relationship with God.

Contact or 083 487 7325.


Breifne Historical Society lecture by Patricia Byrne on Tuesday 8 October at 7pm in Johnston Central Library ' Arva to Achill Island: Cavan influence on Edward Nangle and the Achill Mission Colony'.








St. Matthew’s Church, Crosskeys.



Mass Times.                  Mass Intentions.


Sun.            6th Oct.       11.00am.    Cathal Brady & Lucy Fay Brady..

Fri.           11th Oct. 7.30pm.       Charlie, Jimmy & Margaret Smith, Banahoe.

Sun.          13th Oct. 11.00am.    John & Mary Brady, Pullakeel

                                                               Gus & Kathleen Smyth, Frael brae.


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.


Pre-Marriage Courses. It is a prerequisite for all couples, hoping to be married, that they attend a Pre-Marriage Course. ACCORD Pre Marriage Courses will take place in the Kilmore Diocesan Pastoral Centre, The Conaty Centre, Cullies, Cavan H12 E5C7 on the following dates in 2020:

February 28th/29th ,  March 27th/28th, September 25th/26th,  October 23rd/24th

5  November 27th/28th (PROVISIONAL IF REQUIRED)

The courses will run from 7:30p.m. to 10:00p.m. on the Friday evening and 10:00a.m. to 5:00p.m. on the Saturday: Please book on line at


The Children’s Remembrance Event 2019 will take place in Kilmore Cathedral,

 Kilmore Lower, Cavan, H12FK10. On Sunday 13th October at 3pm.

 Anyone affected by the loss of a baby during pregnancy, or throughout the childhood years, is welcome to attend this afternoon of remembering through music and reflection.


Denn GFC Blotto. Winning Number's​ 9,10,20,25. No Jackpot winner.

€25 winners: Sean McGahern, Gowna, Ian Smith, Pullafree, Gabby Smith, Drumheel, Terence, Teresa & Paul Conaty, John Kinsella.

Next draw in The Carraig Springs on​ Monday 7th Oct. Jackpot €3,650


Our 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 will be led by a trained and experienced facilitator. We aim to provide a safe, confidential environment in which those bereaved by suicide can share their experiences and feelings, so giving and gaining support from each other. 

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


Email:         Website:

Fr. Donal Kilduff:      049 4336102