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Community Notices

A service to charities and community groups who operate independently of Kinsale Parish

GOOD LUCK
Best of luck to Kiely Lehane who has reached the final of an international harp competition. Kiely regularly sings and plays her harp at Mass in the parish church. Please support her in this competition by watching this YouTube clip https://youtu.be/6ZtRkZSsypM and clicking the “Thumbs Up” symbol. Every “Like” counts. Thank you.

IRISH HOSPICE FOUNDATION BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT LINE
Many people have experienced the death of someone they love during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Irish Hospice Foundation Bereavement Support Line, in partnership with the HSE, is there to provide connection, comfort and support for anyone grieving in these exceptional times. It is a national freephone service 1800 807077, available from 10am to 1pm, Monday to Friday.

TRÓCAIRE LENT 2021 CAMPAIGN
Every year Trócaire asks for your help during Lent to fund lifesaving programmes around the world. Families in South Sudan need your support now more than ever. Trócaire are appealing to you to continue your support this Lent. Resources, prayers and videos are available on www.trocaire.org and donations can be made to the Lent campaign in the following ways:
1. By collecting a Trócaire box from the back of the church
2. Online at www.trocaire.org
3. By phone: 1850 408 408 (ROI) or 0800 912 1200 (NI)
The contents of each and every Trócaire box, no matter how small, come together to make a significant difference. This virus knows no borders, but neither does our compassion.

SVP KINSALE AREA
The contact number for St. Vincent de Paul, Kinsale Area is 085 2186966

FRIARY OFFICE
The Friary office is closed due to Covid-19 restrictions. If you wish to book a Mass or if you need a Mass card, phone 021 4772138 or email info@carmeliteskinsale.ie

CLOSURE OF MYROSS WOOD RETREAT HOUSE, LEAP, CO. CORK
Myross Wood, the former Seminary and Retreat House run by the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart Order from 1946, finally closed its doors on the 17th August 2020. There is a narrative on YouTube, with video and photo montage, regarding the history of Myross Wood. The Missionaries of the Sacred Heart Order are looking forward to a new use for the property, in line with its recent history. Google YouTube and type ‘Myross Wood Retreat House’ in the search box.

KINSALE HISTORY SOCIETY
The Annual Kinsale Record is now on sale at usual outlets.

DUNDERROW NATIONAL SCHOOL
Now enrolling for September 2021
Tel. 021 4774041
Email: info@dunderrow.ie
www.dunderrowns.ie

VIRTUAL MEDJUGORJE PILGRIMAGE
Visit Medjugorje every Wednesday and Sunday night at 8pm to take part in Rosary at the Blue Cross (Wednesdays) and Torchlight Procession (Sundays) via Joe Walsh Tours Pilgrimages Facebook page in company of Philip Ryan and Sean O’Shaughnessy.
https://www.facebook.com/joewalshtourspilgrimages/

KINSALE NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH
Applications for Pendant Alarm for the Elderly
Alarms are provided free. Only monitoring fee to be paid. Contact:
• Kinsale Neighbourhood Watch; or
• Your local Community Alert; or
• Kinsale Garda Station

COVID 19 SUPPORT LINE FOR OLDER PEOPLE
ALONE manage a national support line and additional supports for older people who have concerns or are facing difficulties relating to the outbreak of COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Professional staff are available to answer queries and give advice and reassurance where necessary. The support line is open seven days a week, 8am – 8pm, by calling 0818 222 024.
To volunteer your help, visit www.alone.ie

BIBLE STUDY ONLINE
There are currently two groups in the parish who meet online to study the Bible every week. These groups are ecumenical and meet for about an hour. One group meets on Wednesday mornings and the other group meets on Sunday evenings. Call David 0861727747 or Ger 0876775126 for more information.

BINGO AT THE FRIARY
Bingo at the Friary is cancelled until further notice.

MAKING INTERNET ACCESS SAFER IN OUR HOMES AND SCHOOLS
See ehtrust.org or es-ireland.com

FRIENDLY CALL CORK
A free phone call service for older people who are living alone and perhaps feeling lonely, isolated or vulnerable. The aim is to provide a listening service and offer direction to relevant support agencies and medical practitioners. Receiving a simple phone call a few times a week can make a huge difference to an individual who is living alone. If you or someone you know would like to find out more, please contact Brenda Barry on 021 430 1700 or 087 636 6407, email Brenda.Barry@partnershipcork.ie