Coffee Morning

A coffee morning in aid of Cork Simon Community will be held in Newcestown Hall on Saturday Oct 15th from  11am – 3pm.

Continue Reading

Closure of Collins’ Shop

Collins’ Shop in Newcestown village closed today after fifty-eight years serving the local community. Heartfelt thanks and every best wish to Mrs Collins on her retirement. Many friends and neighbours called to the shop this morning to wish Mrs Collins, Mr Collins and the whole family well on this poignant occasion. (Photos by Jerry O’ […]

Continue Reading
Sr Carmel O Callaghan

Sr Carmel O’ Callaghan, RIP

Sr Carmel O’ Callaghan, late of Farnivane, died in San Antonio, Texas on June 1st. Our sympathies to her family, friends and the Presentation Sisters on their loss.

Continue Reading

First Holy Communion display in Newcestown Church

Part of the beautiful display in Newcestown Church that was created by the children and Mr McCarthy for the Parish First Holy Communion Day on Saturday 14th May.  

Continue Reading
Procession Newcestown

Parish Eucharistic Procession 1948

  This photo, of Newcestown’s first Eucharistic Procession in 1948, shows Denis O’Mahony, Bill Desmond, Richard O’Sullivan and Jerh Galvin carrying the canopy. Altar boys Denis Canty and Peter O’Donovan are also included, on the steps of Jer Galvin’s store house. The photo indicates that in 2018 we will be celebrating our 70th annual procession. […]

Continue Reading