Latest Redemptoristine Nun is from our parish.

Congratulations and every blessing to Sr Máire Bríd O’Driscoll, Gortaleen, Ballineen, who celebrated her First Religious Profession as a Redemptoristine Sister at St Alphonsus Convent, Dromcondra, Dublin, on Sat Aug 31st, 2019.

The First Religious Profession of Sr Máire Bríd O’Driscoll, Gortaleen, Ballineen, at St Alphonsus Convent, Dromcondra, Dublin. Sr Máire Bríd is photographed with family members who were at the ceremony: her father Pat O’Driscoll, her sister Siobhán, mother Ina, brother Pádraig and sister-in-law Zoe.

Enniskeane parishioner makes First Profession as a nun in Dublin Order

Sr Máire Bríd O’Driscoll

This Saturday, August 31st, 2019, will be a sacred and special day for one of our parishioners, her family and our parish.

Sr Máire Bríd O’Driscoll, a native of Gortaleen in our parish, and daughter of Pat and Ina O’Driscoll, celebrates her First Profession as a member of the Redemptoristine Community in Dublin.In so doing, she becomes a full member of the Congregation (until now she has been a Novice).

Please keep Máire in prayer this week (and always) as she also prays for us.The Mass will be streamed live on the community website at and you can also learn more about their way of life on that website.

First Autumn Station

At the home of Maureen Walsh, Kilmoylerane.

The parish’s first Autumn Station Mass was celebrated this evening at the home of Maureen Walsh, Kilmoylerane.

Neighbours, relations and friends arrived. Mass was offered in the sitting room to the background sound of a combine harvester cutting barley in a field down the road.

Table hospitality and table fellowship were enjoyed with lots of tea, food and chat. We chatted further and enjoyed a few tunes.

Thanks Maureen for your welcome and to all who attended.

Death of Bridie O’Mahony (née Cronin) Main Street, Enniskeane

O’MAHONY (Enniskeane): On August 21st 2019, in the wonderful care of the staff at Bushmount Nursing Home, Clonakilty, Bridie (née Cronin) dearly loved wife of the late Paddy and beloved mother of Declan and Maria.
Very deeply regretted by her loving family, son-in-law Emmanuel, daughter-in-law Patricia, adored grandchildren, brother John (Chicago), brother-in-law Jerry, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and friends.
May she rest in peace.

Reposing at O’Mahony’s Funeral Home, Enniskeane on Thursday (22nd) from 7pm, followed by removal at 8.00pm to the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Enniskeane.

Requiem Mass on Friday at 12 noon. Burial after in the adjoining cemetery.