Monday in Holy Week: Mass in Drangan at 7.30 p.m. with confessions available.

Spy Wednesday April 4: Mass at 7 p.m. in Cloneen with confessions available.

Holy Thursday April 5: Mass of The Lord’s Supper and Altar of Repose in Drangan Church at 7.30 p.m.

Good Friday April 6: The Passion of The Lord in Drangan Church at 3 p.m. Stations of the Cross in Cloneen Church at 7 p.m.

Holy Saturday April 7: Vigil of The Resurrection in Cloneen Church at 7 p.m.

Easter Sunday April 8: Mass in Drangan Church at 11 a.m. He is Risen... Happy Easter to Everyone!


Mike McGarry and John St. John, Hanna Leahy and Alice Quinn, Breda Wilson and Jack O’Dwyer, Seamus Moloney and Percy St. John, Teresa Maher and Billy O’Dwyer

Monthly Prize John St. John.


The Parish lotto Jackpot is now €1,900. There were 6 Match 3 winners last week. Lucky numbers were: (3,7,9,21)


Drangan Harriers will hold their First Annual Working Dog Show on Sunday April 15 at 12.30 p.m. at Hayden’s Farm, Crohane. There will be a special prize for best parish dog. There will also be family attractions on the day. All are welcome.


On Sunday last, our minor footballers were defeated by Cahir on a scoreline of 1-15 to 2-7. The team was: Andrew Bolger, Daniel O’Riordan, William O’Brien, John Paul Fitzgerald, Ivan Brett, Nicky Kearney, Jonathan Hickey, Michael Meagher, Mark Slattery, Darren Boland, Brendan Gleeson, Dean O’Hanlon, Cian O’Shea, Mark Mullally, Cathal O’Donovan, Ciaran Mockler, Wayne McGrath, Tony Smith, Conor Cuddihy, Kieran O’Brien.

On this Saturday, the minor footballers play Killenaule at 5.30 p.m. in Fethard.

On Monday next, April 9, our under 21 footballers play Clerihan in the County Semi-final at 3 p.m. in Fethard.

On Friday last, our under 12 A team was defeated by Grangemockler by 4-8 to 2-8 while our second team got a walk over from Clerihan who could not field a team.

On this Thursday evening April 12, our under 16 footballers play Killenaule at 6.45 p.m. in Cloneen.

On Thursday last, our Under 16 footballers were defeated by Ballingarry on a score of 4-12 to 1-5.

St. Patrick’s Ladies GAA Club

Under 6, 8 and 10s

St. Patrick’s Ladies GAA Club season kicked off fully last week, with the return of our u6, 8 and 10 girls’ football training on Wednesday evening, where we saw over 50 girls come out to the first training session of the year. Training will continue every Wednesday evening at 7pm at Drangan Field and we welcome all girls of these age groups to come along.

Under 12s

Under 12 training continues each Saturday at 3pm in Cloneen Field.

Under 14s

The under 14 season will commence shortly with games scheduled against Slieve NaMban and Carrick Davins. The very best of luck to the girls, in our first year fielding an u14 team. Training for u14’s continues each Saturday at 2pm in Cloneen Field.

Gaelic for Others

The Gaelic for Others team is now up and running, with training sessions scheduled at least weekly. This is a fun and enjoyable initiative for all ladies from within the parish and beyond to come along to and partake in. For further information, contact Louise at 086 8935784.

Junior Team

The junior team had their opening match of the season against Gortnahoe on Saturday evening past in Cloneen. The game turned out to be a highly enjoyable and spirited game by both teams and St. Patrick’s Ladies narrowly missed out victory by 4 points, as the final score was St. Patrick’s 1.5 to Gortnahue 2.6. St. Patrick’s team line out was: Helen Hogan, Aileen Sugrue, Roisin Horan, Maeve Brown, Aine O’Donovan (0.1), Michele Meagher, Niamh Dunne, Sarah Mocker, Lynda Nevin, Úna O’Brien (1.0), Siobhan Vaughan (0.2 (1F), Anne Sugrue, Siobhan Dunne, Rebecca Hayden, Deirdre O’Donovan (0.2). Subs: Louise Mullaney, Shelly O’Dwyer, Rachel McCormack, Niamh Morrissey, Rebecca Phelan, Jenny Hogan and Niamh Fitzgerald.

The next league game is an away game against Thurles Gaels and is scheduled for the weekend of the 14th of April.

Carer’s Ribbons & Go Play Tokens

St. Patrick’s Ladies GAA Club would sincerely like to thank everyone who supported the recent carer’s ribbons fundraising initiative, which was in conjunction with the Carer’s Association and Tipperary Ladies County Board. Also, there was an overwhelming response to the collecting of the Go Play tokens in the Independent papers. Over 750 tokens were collected which also supported the men’s and juvenile club collections. We are still waiting to hear if were successful in our application for the free coaching equipment offer. Thanks to all!