Church of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, Shanbally

1819 - 2019

Bi-Centenary Concert

Blessed are you among Women

6.00 p.m. 

Sunday 12th May 2019

An evening of traditional and modern hymns in honour of Our Lady

performed by local groups and artists.


Admission is free and all are welcome.

Thank you to all those who have made the Trócaire Box part of their Lent this year.  Please return your Trócaire Box or your contribution envelope to any of our Churches over the coming weeks so that we can forward the combined donation of the parish to Trócaire to help them in their work with some of the poorest and most vulnerable communities in the world. Thank you for your support.

Next Saturday night, 27th April 2019, the local Romanian Orthodox Church will celebrate their Easter Vigil in St Mary’s Church, Passage West as they have done in recent years.  We warmly welcome them and wish them every blessing as they gather to celebrate the Resurrection of Our Lord.

The Cork City Branch of the Catholic Girl Guides recently celebrated their 90th Anniversary.  Twenty Two Leaders from Cork City Branch including five Leaders from our local St Theresa’s Group, Passage West visited Disneyland, Paris to mark the occasion.

On Friday 26th April 2019 the Cameo Club will meet for their usual get together in Monkstown Bay Sailing Club, 10.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m.  Contact Hazel, 021 4841383 or Liz, 0214841496.

Our Parish Office will be closed for a well-earned break for Easter Week and will re-open again on Tuesday, 30th April, from 10.00a.m. to 12.00 noon on Tuesday mornings and from 5.00 p.m. to 7.00 p.m. on Thursday evenings.


A coffee morning will take place in the Pace Centre, Passage West on Wednesday 1st May 2019 from 10.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m.  Contact Shane on 087 2849462 or Paul on 087 2333854.  Please support this local coffee morning.

The Afternoon Tea Dance takes place on Sunday 28th April 2019 in the PACE Centre, Passage West from 2.30 p.m. to 5.30 p.m.  This will be the final Tea Dance before the summer break.    Come along and enjoy an afternoon of dance and chat with neighbours and friends

Outdoor Academy continues every Friday evening on the pitch in Shanbally at 6.30 p.m.   Bi-annual Golf Classic in Monkstown Golf Club on Monday 13th May 2019. Contact committee members for  details on the Golf Classic.

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The Irish Blood Transfusion Service will hold a Blood Donation Clinic in Carrigaline GAA Hall from 5.00 p.m. to 8.30 p.m. on Tuesday 23rd April and Wednesday 24th April.  Blood Donors are needed at all times but especially during the holiday period so please consider becoming a donor and making a real difference in the life of someone who needs it.

The Owenabue Garden and Flower Club will hold their meeting on Monday 29th April 2019 at 8.00 p.m. in the Church of Ireland School Hall, Carrigaline.  Oliver Schumann of Mount Venus Nursery, Dublin will give a talk on ‘Everlasting Perennials’.  Inquiries to 086 3222615.

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