Family Fun Day 2017

The family fun day will now take place this year before the end of the school term on Sunday 28th May at 2pm in the school grounds in Knockraha.


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Variety Concert Friday March 4th

The community concert date has been confirmed for Friday March 4th. More details to follow soon.

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Table Quiz Friday 5th February

A Table Quiz will be held on Friday 5th February at 8.30 in the Great O’Neill Bar, Glounthaune,

Tables of 4 =20 Euro.

This is a fund raising event with all proceeds going towards the upgrading of the kitchen in community hall. We are calling on all residents of Knockraha to come out and support your community.

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Funday 20th September

Unfortunately we have had to cancel the family funday again due to poor weather conditions.

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Family Fun Weekend 2015

The Knockraha annual family fun weekend will be held this year on 11th, 12th & 13th of September.

Friday night 11th @ 8:30pmTableQuiz

Table Quiz in the community Hall.
4 per table @ €20 per table.
10 rounds of questions.
1st, 2nd and 3rd prizes.

Saturday 12th @2:30pmWalkMap
“Jump Start” 4 mile fun Walk
Registration and donations at the hall @2:30pm
Walk starts at @ 3pm.
Refreshments and free raffle after the walk in the hall.

Sunday 13th @ 2pm
Family fun day in the school grounds.
Live music
Sports Races & Soccer
Bouncy Castle
Sumo Wrestling.
Fun fair attractions.
Novelty events.
Test you skills
Milk the cows
Wet sponge
Ball through the tyre.
Macra baking competition.
Afternoon tea/cakes
The big Raffle.

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Variety Concert 6th March

The annual variety concert will be held on Friday 6th March at 8pm in the community hall. All funds raised by the concert will go towards the purchase of a Defibrillator for the village.

So far €1,360 of funds have been raised from cake sales, table quizzes ,fun walk and donations. We need to raise approximately €3000 in order to pay for the cost of the defibrillator, the cabinet to house the unit, the electrical installation and training.

Doors for the concert will open at 7:15 pm with the first act starting at 8pm. Please come along and support your community and do your part in helping to raise the funds for this much needed defibrillator unit.

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    Family Funday in September
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    Variety Concert in March
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    Pride in the Community from April to August
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    Mass at the holy well.
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Annual Mass Walk 2014

Step back in time with Knockraha History and Heritage group as part of National History and Heritage week. Our annual Mass Walk through the Fields will take place on Sunday the 24th August meeting at 8.30am. The group will assemble at Buttlerstown, Glanmire Co. Cork opposite the entrance of John Kelleher’s Farm. (Signposts will be erected) The walk will commence at 9am sharp and will take between 40-45 minutes.

The pathway was used in by gone days by the people of Buttlerstown, Brooklodge, Coolnacaw and surrounding areas. The people living in Blossomgrove and Ballyvisteale also used the pathway. It was used as a mass path in the early days and the local children attending the primary school in Knockraha Village also used this pathway.

The pathway passes through very Historical areas of the community including Blossomgrove Farm and adjacent Town lands. Along the pathway are old time stiles, which the group will go over. Local Historian Jim Fitzgerald will be taking part in the walk and will be giving a talk on the various historical landmarks.

All are very welcome to attend the walk on the day old foot wear is advised. Mass begins at 10am in St. Mary’s Church Knockraha. The Priest will arrive to Mass on the morning in an old style pony and trap kindly driven by Doanl O’ Donovan of Glanmire.

Knockraha Macra Na Feirme will serve Tea, Coffee and light refreshments in the community hall after mass. This is part of the Clubs Know your Neighbour campaign. All are very welcome to come along for tea and a chat.

We would like to thank the Land owners for their permission to use the old Mass Path as without your help this event would not be possible.

For more information and directions please contact:

Tony Doyle: 087-2568261
Jim Fitzgerald: 087-9864177
Elaine Doyle Macra: 086-6030566
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Environment Group – Social Media Personas

connect to our various social media outlets:

Facebook: knockraha.environmentgroup

Twitter: KnockrahaEnviro

contact us via email at:

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Knockraha Environment Group – Campaign Page

The Environment Group of the Knockraha Area Community Association has setup a dedicated website to serve as a campaign page against the proposed development of the Gridlink 400 kV substation in Knockraha, plus the associated 46m Pylons and 400 kV Power Lines.

Please visit: Knockraha Environment Group campaign page to find out more.

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