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Archbishop Neary Mass & giving Thanks for Fr. Pat's Ministry! Archbishop Neary will be celebrating Mass & giving Thanks for Fr. Pat's Ministry on Saturday 1st of July and Sunday 2nd of July. He wishes to do so to acknowledge the work of our retiring PP for the past 32 years in Mayo - and especially to offer THANKS for his ministry in this parish for the past 16 years. Also - Fr Pat will be on Mid West radio this SUN at 9 am - in case you want to rem his voice!
Final masses celebrated by Fr. Chas Guthrie in Islandeady! This Weekend will be the final masses celebrated by Fr. Chas Guthrie in Islandeady - Glenisland. We wish Fr. Chas the very best as he moves on to pastures new and we THANK him for helping/assisting Fr. Pat in our Parish for the past number of years.
Beginner Computer classes! Beginner Computer classes starting in Le Cheile Castlebar Family Resource Centre starting Wed 5th July from 6.00-8.00pm. To book your place contact 094 90 60305. Free of charge!
Carer of the Year Award! Family Carers Ireland are now looking for applicants for their Carer of the Year Awards. If you would like to nominate a Carer please contact Bernadette/Doreen for an application form on 0949060305/0863775702.
Rural Transport Scheme for Islandeady! A rural transport scheme will be available to the Islandeady community from the beginning of July. Anyone wishing to participate in the service should contact the following number 0949047571 to book a seat. There are two routes: one from Islandeady to Westport on a Friday leaving Islandeady at 9am and returning at 1pm. The second will be on a Wednesday arriving in Islandeady at 11:30am and leaving at 3pm. Members availing of the service will be picked up at their homes and returned to their homes. The Westport service will begin on 7th July 2017 and is available to everyone. The Wednesday service will start on 5th July 2017.
Weekly Thursday night Candlelight Rosary Procession at Knock Shrine! The weekly Thursday night Candlelight Rosary Procession at Knock Shrine commences for the season on 'Thursday night 1st of June from 9 to 9.30 pm, and will continue every Thursday night in June, July and August. In the event of inclement weather it will be held in the Basilica. All are welcome.
Islandeady GAA

Islandeady GAA

Islandeady GAA Lotto SUN 2nd July at 8.30 pm in the Key West. Jackpot €5,100.

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Islandeady Cycling Club

Islandeady Cycling Club

New membership for 2017 for cyclists of all abilities!

Islandeady Cycling Club located in Jacks old cottage Derrycoorane Islandeady Castlebar, is a leisure cycling club that is now open for new membership for 2017 for cyclists of all abilities.

The club members cycle as a group every Wednesday evening at 7pm and Sunday morning at 10am leaving Jacks old cottage in Islandeady and returning there for a much needed cup of tea.

We set up a beginners cycling group 6 weeks ago, they cycle every tuesday evening from Jacks Old Cottage at 7pm, and what a great success it turned out to be, getting bigger and better each week. So if you are thinking about taking cycling up for the first time in along time, then why not join us on Tuesday evening for a very enjoyable cycle! Join up today!

Our Club Members just recently particpated in the very popular Mayo Pink Ribbon Cycle and also the Cycle against suicide and will be taking part in the very popular Westportif at the weekend.

Club Members also completed a 6 week Training Skills course with the talented Mark Quigley. Huge thanks to Mark Quigley for six weeks of knowledge, skills, training tips, and general safety on the road. Watch this space for next course!

Club members will be taking part in the Cycle for Brother Kevin on the 19th and 20th May, Cycle for Brother Kevin (formerly 'The Great Escape') is a charity cycle event established in 2010 to raise funds for The Capuchin Day Centre for Homeless in Dublin City Centre. Participants leave Dublin City Centre on Friday morning, overnight in Drumshambo, Co. Leitrim, and arrive in Belmullet, Co. Mayo at about 6pm. 300 Kilometres, 2 days and alot of craic along the way. Best of Luck guys!

So if you are thinking of taking up Cycling, then why not join us Tuesday evenings for the beginners cycle or Wednesday evenings for the more experienced cyclist. And Sunday mornings for all abilities! We would love to see you there!

For more information on Islandeady Cycling Club visit their face book page at

or contact club president Joe Moylette on 0879443626

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Islandeady GAA Club Cul Camp! Islandeady GAA Club Cul Camp takes place from July 24 th - 28th. Contact Pat Ryan on 087 2704718 or book online at
TV Show to feature Islandeady's 'Jacks Old Cottage'! The Irish Home & Abroad TV Show will feature 'The rambling house' at Jacks Old Cottage this THURS June 29th at 7pm on Sky Channel 212 & also on Free Sat Channel 196.
New Parish Administrator for Islandeady-Glenisland! On Fri 21st July we will WELCOME to our Parish the new Administrator of Islandeady-Glenisland. 56yr old Fr. Chris Brennan S.M.A. is a native of Kiltimagh. He studied in Maynooth & was ordained in 1988. He worked in Liberia in North Africa where he served also as Admin. of a diocese as big as Ireland. In recent times he has being serving in the parish of Aughamore-Toreen and at present is helping out in Knock. We are blessed that the Archbishop has kindly appointed a priest to our Parish & we look forward to welcoming him in July.
Summer Edition of 'New Dawn'! Summer Edition of 'New Dawn' - our diocesan magazine - is available for only €4.
The Knock Summer Camp! The Knock Summer Camp will run from 3rd-7th July and is a fun filled week for 7-11 year olds. The camp includes arts & crafts, sports, prayer, dance, music and much more. Each day runs 10am-2pm. Children are asked to bring a packed lunch. Cost €30 and places are limited so booking is essential. Contact the Youth Ministry on (094) 94 75321 or email:
Items for Church Newsletter Items for Church Newsletter to be in by Fri 12 Midday the latest. Newsletter starts publication at 12:01pm. Items can be dropped into the Parochial House, call/text/voicemail Liam Keaveney at 087 1361895 or email or
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