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The Seán Clárach commemoration event planned for the Booney House on 21 March 2020 is deferred and will take place later in the year. 

Ballyhoura Ramblers

The Ballyhoura Ramblers meet the last Thursday of every month in Boss Murphy’s providing the best of Irish entertainment. For further information please contact Noel Linehan at 022 48249 or by email on

Seán Clárach MacDhómhnaill

Every year a special commemoration is held in the Booney House in Churchtown in honour of Seán Clárach MacDhómhnaill, the Jacobite Poet, who was born at Rath in Churchtown. The 2019 event takes place on Saturday 27th April 2019 at 8.00pm in the Booney House. All are welcome.

The Boss Murphy Musical Legacy / Concert 

Parish Launch of The Boss Murphy Musical Legacy – a new CD by Shandrum Ceili Band will take place at 8.00pm in St Nicholas’ Church in Churchtown on Saturday evening 24th August 2019. Booking likely to be required for what will be a free concert and a very special event as John Boss Murphy was baptised in and buried from St Nicholas’ Church.

Sunday 28thApril 2019 – 11.30am Mass – Church 150thLaunch

A special plaque telling the history of St Nicholas Church will be unveiled after 11.30 mass on Sunday 28 April 2019. The plaque was commissioned by the Church 150 committee and prepared by Churchtown Heritage Society.

Friday 17thMay 2019 – 8.00pm – 150thConcert – St Nicholas’ Church

Special Concert organised by the Church 150thAnniversary committee. MC PJ O’Driscoll. Featuring Churchtown Church Choir, Cahirmee Singers, Amhranai  Gospel Choir, Suzanne Haynes Trad Group, The Four Amigos (Denis Keogh, Liam Reilly, Tom Keogh, Pat Kelleher), Michael McCarthy and friends from Mallow, Noel Linehan, Muireann O’Brien, Mecca Barrett, Bridie Cronin (Soprano) and Noel Coleman. Door charge €5.

Saturday 18thMay 2019 – Buttevant Church

Shandrum Ceili Band official launch of their new CD entited “The Boss Murphy Musical Legacy”.

Monday 24thJune 2019 – St Nicholas’ Church – more details closer to the date

Bishop Crean will celebrate Mass on Monday evening as part of the 150thAnniversary. This will be the main celebration to recognise the 150thanniversary of St Nicholas’ Church.

Ends – updated 14th April 2019