Friday, July 31, 2020


Church News

It is so nice to be back at weekend mass and meeting with the community. Weekend masses take place on Saturday morning at 10am and Saturday evening at 7.30pm and then on Sunday mornings at 9.30am. I have had a few enquiries about the booking of anniversary masses. There are no mass bookings at the moment but the minute I am given the go ahead I will let you all know.

GAA News

The good news is that the club are delighted to return to their club lotto on Saturday, August 1. This is the club’s only fundraising facility at the moment so they would really appreciate your support. Tickets will be on sale at Centra as usual but you can also play on online by downloading the Clubforce app. Support your local club and also chance your luck, you could be the lucky winner.


Copper Coast Geopark Visitor Centre Opening Hours for 2020

Due to the impact of recent events and in order to continue the sustainable operations of the Geopark Visitor Centre in Bonmahon, our regular opening hours will be 10am to 5pm on Saturday and Sunday for 2020 only. The good news is that we hope to offer weekend opening year-round and reintroduce our popular events and workshops later in the year. As we find new ways to interact with visitors and local people, please see or find us on social media for up to date information.

Engine House Bar & Café

We are delighted to see so many visitors! Our Café menu is now available seven days a week from 12noon to 5pm with the Night menu being served from Wednesday to Sunday from 6pm to 10pm.  Please call us on (051)292825 to make a reservation. We look forward to welcoming you in!

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Masses in Killea

Sunday Mass is in Killea Church at 10am. Masses will be live streamed and on radio. We will have offertory collection outside before all masses, Killea Church is restricted to 50 to 75 people due to two metres social distancing. Once we have reached these numbers in the church, in the interest of safety we will not be able to allow any more inside, however you can hear mass in the church grounds or sit in your cars and listen on radio. If you wish to receive Holy Communion, a Minister of the Eucharist will come to you outside. Weather permitting, we will have mass outside.

Those of you who are/were cocooning and are vulnerable if you would like to attend mass at a quieter time, we will have special mass in Killea at 7.30pm on Wednesdays. There will be no need for Sunday obligation if you attend these masses. Please maintain a social distance of two metres in Church and Church Grounds at all times and please feel free to wear a mask. To book an anniversary mass, baptism or wedding please phone 051-383127

Carbally Community Centre

On Sunday, August 16 the Carbally Community Centre presents a Country Fair and Market in Carbally Community Centre from 2 to 4pm. Stalls can be taken at €10 per stall but must be pre-booked on (085)1344403. Stall holders can come along at 11am to set up.


Clothes Collection

If you have been clearing out your wardrobes and hot-presses, we just wanted to remind you that a clothes collection will take place again in the next few months for Kill NS Parents’ Association. Unfortunately, our storage capacity has for now been reached, so please hold on to your bags until then if you can.

Kill Community Centre

The Centre is currently undergoing its annual maintenance. If anyone has cups, Burco, chairs, tables etc which they borrowed before the lockdown, please contact us on (086) 8569358 to arrange for their return.

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