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Parish Newsletter 29/03/2020


5th Sunday of Lent 29/03/2020

Please pray Paddy O’Sullivan, Lyreatough; Mickie Joe Reagan, Gneeveguilla; Jer Purcell, Glenbeigh who died recently.  May they rest in peace.

Private Christening Sunday 12noon.

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Mass At Home - Kindly Spread The Word: You can log into & avail of daily and weekend masses through the webcam from St. Mary’s Cathedral, Killarney. You can also celebrate the Mass on Radio Kerry on Sunday morning during the Horizons religious programme at 9am (Mass will be at 9.30am).

Missalettes for the Sunday readings are available in the main Church Porch if you would like to follow the scriptures of the weekend masses.

Trócaire Boxes are available in the Church Porches as we endeavour to support the developing world over the Lent. Please take one home.

Kilcummin Community Alert are available to help the people of our community in these uncertain times. For people who are vulnerable or who may have to self isolate in our community, who may need groceries, prescriptions or fuel collected we are here to help. You can contact us in confidence at 0876270677. We are also asking people to check in on their elderly neighbours and be there for them. Any volunteers wishing to help out please contact 0876270677. Ní neart go cur le le chéile. 

Killarney Citizens Information are open for Phone & E-mail Queries. 10-4pm Tuesday to Thursday. Information & advice is available on; COVID-19 Measures, Health, Income Supports,  Housing, Social Welfare, Education, Employment, Family Matters and many other topics. Free, Impartial and Confidential Service. For up to date information: Phone (Killarney): 0761 07 7820 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. For up to date information:,,

Kilcummin Rural Dev. Office will be closed to the public until further notice. We will still process the notes for the local press & newsletter, items can be emailed or dropped in the letter box as we will be working behind closed doors. Any query or request please contact John on 086-1579381.

The Kilcummin N.S. Open Day for prospective Junior Infant pupils is due to be held in the school on Thursday, 2nd April 2020, from 2.15pm-4pm, subject to the school being open. Parents and pupils are invited to attend. If you know of any child who intends starting school in September 2020, please advise them to contact Kilcummin National School by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Enrolment application forms are now available. Please watch out for updates on our Open Day.

If anyone is interested in taking over morning and afterschool Clubs (as a going concern) in Kilcummin Recreational Hall from September 2020 please contact Mags 087 2640741 a.s.a.p.


COVID-19 Support Line for Older People: ALONE has launched 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 Monday to Friday, 8am-8pm, by calling 0818 222 024. Hours may be extended to meet the demand.

St Vincent De Paul: Contact at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 06466 22668.

AWARE: (Depression Support) Helpline on 1890 303 302

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Jigsaw Kerry: (Young Peoples Health in Mind) Contact 066-7186785 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Pieta House: Contact 01 6010000 or

Samaritans: Contact 066 7122566 Lo Call 24hr: 1850609090 Text Support: 0872609090

Senior Help Line: Are you feeling lonely? Are there days when nobody calls? Would you like to share a worry? Call 1-850 440 444 mornings: 10.00am to 1.00pm, evenings: 7.00pm to 10.00pm seven days a week. You will be talking to an older person who will welcome your call. The cost is the price of a local call

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