THURSDAY 28th NOVEMBER

Christmas Open Evening

Tregan Craft Centre 5.30 pm – 8.30 pm

Christmas Gift Fayre in aid of Cobh Lions Club

Rushbrooke Tennis Club 7 pm – 10  pm. Admission €5 includes mulled wine and a free raffle ticket

SATURDAY 30th NOVEMBER

Santa Arrives

From Top of the Hill via Ryng’s corner to the Town Centre, 12 noon

Visit Santa in his Grotto

Cobh Heritage Centre, 12.15 pm – 4.30 pm  €5 incl. parcel. Accompanying adults free.

Professional photos printed on the spot €5

Free Arts and Crafts activities all afternoon

ARC Santa Paws fundraising events and Christmas Cheer all day in town

Cobh YMCA Christmas Family Fun Day

West Beach 2 – 5 pm

Children’s Torch Lit Procession led by St. Colman’s Pipe Band and Cobh Animation Team and featuring Cobh Children’s Theatre and Sinéad Sheppard’s dancers from Cobh Heritage Centre to the Christmas Tree, 5.00 pm. Bring a torch, glow stick or a night light in a jam jar. All welcome.

Cobh Confraternity Band and Carol singers adding Festive Cheer in the square, 4.30 pm

Switching on of the Christmas lights at 5.15 pm

 

SUNDAY 1st DECEMBER

Christmas Arts and Craft Fair

Cobh Community Centre.

Doors open 11 am. Admission to public is Free!

Christmas Arts and Craft Workshop for 5 – 12 year olds in aid of Katie’s Dream to Walk

Cobh Family Resource Centre €5

Booking essential on 4816103

 

WEDNESDAY 4th DECEMBER

Rushbrooke Rowing Club Bingo

Commodore Hotel. 8.00 pm sharp

 

THURSDAY 5th DECEMBER

Indoor Christmas Market Cobh Heritage Centre 6 pm

Free entry with complimentary mulled wine and mince pies

Supper available; book in advance on 4813591

 

FRIDAY 6th DECEMBER

Farmers’ Market

Promenade, 10 am – 1pm

Acoustic Fusion…. Great night of Guitar Playing and song, featuring internationally renowned classical guitarist Pat Coldrick

Christchurch Rushbrooke 8 pm

Tickets €15.00 (including mulled wine and mince pies)  from Jerome’s or at the door

SATURDAY 7th DECEMBER

Christmas Craft Fair

St. Benedict’s Priory, The Mount, 2.30 pm – 5 pm

Declan Sinnott  in Concert

Sirius Arts Centre 8 pm €15

Muldowney Christmas Lights Show

Nightly until New Year’s Eve

A Christmas Musical Light show for all the family! An amazing lights display that dances and flashes in time to music from 8.15 – 8.35pm nightly! 94 Norwood Park, Cobh, Cork! (all lights on static from 5pm-10pm nightly, apart from the 20 minute Musical Sequence at 8.15)

 

 

THURSDAY 12th December

A performance of Christmas Favourites (hosted by Cobh Lions Club)

by the Carrigtwohill Gospel Choir and Cobh School Choirs

Cobh Heritage Centre 6.30 pm

Trio in Concert –

Sirius Arts Centre 8 pm €15

 

FRIDAY 13th DECEMBER

Farmers’ Market

Promenade, 10am- 1pm

Trio in Concert –

Sirius Arts Centre 8pm SOLD OUT!

Ticksgiving at the Roaring Donkey

Music, spots and craic. Bring a gift for a child or buy a raffle ticket.

In aid of local charities.

 

SATURDAY 14th DECEMBER

Cork Harbour Tragedy Commemoration

Memorial near the Old Town Hall, Lynch’s Quay 11.30 am

Christmas Gift Giving Mass

St. Colman’s Cathedral 6 pm

 

SUNDAY 15th DECEMBER

Christmas Craft Fayre St Mary’s National School 2 pm

Santa will arrive on the Fun Fire Engine

 

TUESDAY 17th DECEMBER

Parish Carol Service

St. Colman’s Cathedral 7.30 pm

 

 

FRIDAY 20th DECEMBER

Farmers’ Market

Promenade, 10 am – 1 pm

Christmas Penitential Service

St. Colman’s Cathedral 7.30 pm

 

SUNDAY 22nd DECEMBER

Confessions

After all Masses

Family Carol Service

Christchurch, Rushbrooke 8.00 pm

Everyone welcome!

TUESDAY 24th DECEMBER

Christmas Eve Masses

Cathedral: 6.00 pm, 8.00 pm and 12.00 Midnight Mass

Rushbrooke: 9.00 pm

Ballymore: 12.00 Midnight Mass

Caroling on the Carillon

The traditional Christmas Eve recital of seasonal music on the carillon of St Colman’s Cathedral

4.30 – 5.30 pm Carillonneur: Adrian Gebruers

WEDNESDAY 25TH DECEMBER

Christmas Day Masses

Cathedral: 8.30 am, 10.00 am and 12 noon.

Rushbrooke: 11.00 am.

Ballymore: 9.30 am

NB No Evening Masses!

Family Communion for Christmas Day

Christchurch Rushbrooke, 10 am

Charity Swim in aid of Cobh Hospital

Cuskinny, 11.30 am

Sponsorship cards and details from John Lynch

Tel: 021 4812484

 

THURSDAY 26th DECEMBER

Cobh GAA Club Puc Fada

Carthy’s Cross (near Ballymore), 11 am

Tel: 021 4811416 www.cobhgaa.com

 

26th DECEMBER - 4th JANUARY 2014

Weekday Mass Times

Cathedral: 11.00 am

Rushbrooke: 10.00 am Mon/Tue/Thu. 7.30 pm Wed/Fri

FRIDAY 27th DECEMBER

Free Guided Tour of Cuskinny Marsh Nature Reserve

led by wildlife photographer and bird expert Mark Carmody

Meet at the car park, 11 am

SATURDAY 28th DECEMBER

Lunchtime with Darragh at the Cobh Heritage Centre. 12.30 pm

Free performance but donations to St. Vincent de Paul, Cobh.

TUESDAY 31st DECEMBER

Carillon at Midnight

The ringing out the old and in the new like no where else in Ireland.

The New Year’s Eve recital will commence at 11.50 and conclude

at midnight with the playing of “Auld Lang Syne”.

Carillonneur: Adrian Gebruers.

WEDNESDAY 1st JANUARY

Take the ferry to Spike Island at 12 noon or 1 pm to see the New Year’s Gun salute at 2 pm. Adults €5 and children €3. Free access to Fort and free children’s entertainment. http://www.spikeislandcork.com/events/gun-salute-spike-island-welcome-new-year

SATURDAY 4th and SUNDAY 5th JANUARY 2014

Cobh and District Showbird Society Open Show

Cobh Community College

Open 4  pm -7  pm Saturday

Open 10 am – 1 pm Sunday

MONDAY 6th JANUARY 2013

Feast of the Epiphany

Mass Times

Cathedral 8 am, 10 am and 7.30 pm – No 12 noon Mass

Rushbrooke 11 am

Ballymore 9.30 am

 

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