St. Matthew’s Church, Drumavaddy.


Mass Times.                        Mass Intentions..

Sat 6th Oct (7:30pm)              Mary Smith, Corrawellis. 1st Anniversary.

Mon 8th Oct (7.15pm)            

Wed 10th Oct (8:00pm)            John Pat, Nan and Andy Galligan & DFM.

Sat 13th Oct (7:30pm)             Hugh & Annie Brady & DFM

                                                The Monaghan & Finnegan family.


A public meeting: will be held in the Community Centre, Drumavaddy on Friday 12th October at 9pm to discuss the Trusteeship of St, Mathews Community Park in Crosskeys (The "old" Pitch) which has not been attended to for a long period of time and needs to be dealt with and updated as a matter of urgency. It is vital that all organisations with an interest in the Park, and individuals from our community attend this meeting.


Cavan County Museum Lecture Series 2018   ‘A fiddler and a poet’ : SONGS OF ROBERT BURNS by Dr. Fred Freeman on Wednesday 10th October at 8 p.m. For over 200 years Burns has been misrepresented as Scotland’s national ‘poet’, yet he was primarily a song-writer, composing upwards of 400 songs. Everyone welcome.



Food Cloud

We are hoping to set up a food cloud in the extended Kilnaleck area. FoodCloud aims to help communities across Ireland ensure that no good food goes to waste where peopleare going hungry. The service brings volunteers, food businesses and charities together to rescue surplus food from local food businesses and deliver it to those who

need it most. If you are interested in getting involved as a Volunteer please contact us on 049 4336070 or via email:


Blotto: The Blotto Draw took place on Monday 1st October, 2018.   Jackpot winner Clare Callaghan. The No's were; 1,8,14,23. The weekly winners of €25 were; Killian, Erin, Saoirse & Donnacha Collins, Pullafree, Phelim Galligan, Denbawn, Peggy Cahill, Denn, Michael Galligan, Denbawn & Michael Shiels, The Farnham Hotel Next draw: Mon the 8th October in The Den. Jackpot: €1,000.


Church Collections:Drumavaddy:29th Sept €891     Candles   €153           

Church Collection:Crosskeys:30th Sept:€960 Crosskeys: Candles €260

Building fund:  €865.


Email:         Website:

Fr. Donal Kilduff:      049 4336102



St. Matthew’s Church, Crosskeys.


Mass Times.                        Mass Intentions.

Sun 7th Oct(11:00am)            Oliver Sheils  5th Anniversary. Cathal & Lucy Fay.

Tue 9th Oct (9:30am)

Thur 11th Oct(9:30am)

Fri 12th Oct (7:30pm)            Charlie, Jimmy & Margaret Smith, Banaho

Sun 14th Oct(11:00am)           Gus (3rd Ann) & Kathleen Smyth, (6th Ann)


Mission Sun 21st Oct:

Sunday 21st Oct is Mission Sunday, please remember to bring in your mission collection envelope. The Theme for Mission Sunday is Reach out spread the joy.



Parish Finance Committee meeting.

The Parish Finance Committee will meet in Crosskeys Sacristy on Monday evening next, 8th October at 9.00pm.


Denn Running club:

Our running Club continues its activities each Tuesday and Thursday evening at 8pm. New members always welcome.

Free Computer Classes for Adults in Internet and Email, Microsoft Word for Beginners and Spreadsheets for Beginners in Ballyjamesduff Adult Education Centre. We also have literacy classes for adults  who want to improve their reading and writing.  Contact Regina on 049 8553528 or drop in to the centre for more information.

Denn Community Calendar.

Its community calendar time again and we need you to put forward your pictures for our 2019 Denn Community Calendar for all occasions. You can email them to or give them to any committee member. All origonals will be returned.

Virginia Gospel Choir: Concert in Ramor Theatre on Saturday 20th October at 8pm. Adm. €16 /€14.  Bookings 049 8547074 or