St. Matthew’s Church, Drumavaddy.


Mass Times.                            Mass Intentions.


Sat     8th Dec.          7.30pm            Molly & Bartley Cahill and DFM, Ardkill.

Mon 10th Dec.         7.15pm.

Wed 12th Dec.         8.00pm                       

Sat   15th Dec.          7.30pm            James & Kate Donohoe & DFM.

                                                                Pat Leddy and James and Rose Coyle.


Dates for your diary.

Confirmation: Sunday 31st March 2019.  

First Holy Communion: Saturday 11th May.


Church Collections:

Drumavaddy: Saturday 1st  December.  Offertory Collection. €435.

Crosskeys:       Sunday 2nd  December €1940, Building fund €175 , Candles €165.


Age and Opportunity Christmas Party Sun 9th December at 2pm. Usual buses. Cost €15

Anyone needing transport should contact Margaret Tennyson. 086 0563202


The Backpack will host a Christmas Bash for youth in the Kilmore Diocesan Pastoral

Centre on December 16th, from 1pm-6pm. This event is open to anyone between the ages of 13-18. The day will include a workshop on building resilience, games, a Youth Mass, and a pizza party. Each guest will receive a Christmas present! Great opportunity for teens to learn resilience skills, make new friends, and have fun. Everyone welcome! For more information, contact the Backpack at 0834877325.


Please support the annual St.Vincent De Paul collection. Donations may also be left in Vincent's shop Ballyjamesduff. If anyone needs assistance they can ring the freephone number 1800677777.



Money now due please.



Please bring in your outstanding dues.







Email:         Website:

Fr. Donal Kilduff:      049 4336102






St. Matthew’s Church, Crosskeys.


Mass Times.                        Mass Intentions.


Sun. 9th Dec.       11.00am         Deceased members of the Hyland Family Banaho

Tue 11th Dec.         9:30am

Thurs 13th Dec.    9.30am         

Fri. 14th Dec.          7.30pm.       

Sun. 16th Dec.     11.00am         Patrick Kane, Banaho 3rd Ann. Emily Curran 9th Ann.


The Blotto Draw took place on Mon. 5th Nov. 2018.  Winning Numbers 8, 10, 14, 28.
€25 winners : Gene Cusack Banahoe, Michael Smith Lishenry, Sean Tierney, Ranrenagh, Michael and Ann Marie Smith, Lishenry, Linda and Ella Mc Sherry,

Next week's draw in The Den. Jackpot €1500


Carol Concert Cavan Cathedral Wed. Dec. 12th 8pm in aid of the installation of the new organ. Choirs from The Royal School, Breffni College, Loreto, St. Patrick's College, Cavan Singers, and The Cathedral Choir; also  the Song Sisters, Cavan Sinfonia,  with soloists, John Paul Feeley, Fr. Darragh Connolly, Claire Reilly, Carmel DonohoeSeasonal music and readings.


Vincey McGee Benefit Fund, Kevin Bell Repatriation Trust & Aisling Brady
Christmas Lights Vehicle Parade in aid of the Sunday 16th December at 4.30pm in Cavan Town. All types of vehicles Lorries, Cars, Tractors, Vans etc. welcome. Entry Fee €20 per vehicle. Registration from 1pm at the Equestrian Centre. Refreshments and entertainment . Lighting up of Remembrance Tree at 5.30pm at the Courthouse, Cavan  (find us on Facebook) ‘Christmas lights vehicle parade’ where more details provided!


Ramor Theatre presents A Christmas Evening on Saturday 15th December at 8.00pm

Featuring Marina Cassidy Soprano & Harpist, Deirdre Shannon Soprano and Alan Bradley Actor. A magical Christmas show of eloquent vocal and Instrumental music! Booking 049 8547074 or


Crosskeys Camogie Club will be hosting a raffle in December, 1st prize 1000L of Home Heating Oil valued at €750. Tickets are currently on sale €5 each or 3 for €10 - Anyone wishing to sponsor a prize / help sell tickets please call 087-9420001.

Last night of Indoor Camogie for 2018 is December 10th

Sincere Thanks to all who sold tickets and donated spot prizes for our recent Christmas Raffle. Wishing you all a Happy Christmas & New Year. 


Denn GFC AGM on Sat. 8th Dec. at 8.30pm in Drumavaddy Community Centre.