Bailieborough News May 23rd 2019

Bailieborough News. May 23rd 2019. Matthew J. Cullen.

Charity Walk/Run in Memory of Ann Clerkin, Curkish: A Charity Walk/Run in memory of Ann Clerkin, Curkish will take place on Saturday next, May 25th commencing at 11am from the B.D.A. Offices, Shercock Rd, Bailieborough. Funds raised will be donated to the Bailieborough Cancer Comfort Fund, Ataxia Foundation, Ireland and the Parkinsons Association of Ireland. Donations voluntary on the day and all are most welcome to attend.

Mass of Celebration in thanksgiving for the Ministry of Fr. Michael Router: A Special Mass will be held in St. Annes Church, Bailieborough on Friday evening, June 21st at 7.00pm, to congratulate Fr. Michael on his appointment as Auxiliary Bishop of Armagh and to celebrate his outstanding, selfless ministry in service of our Parish. Light refreshments will follow in St. Annes Community Centre, Chapel Road. All parishioners, from each of the Church areas in the Parish are most welcome to attend.

May—Month of the Rosary: The Rosary will be said at the Grotto on the Virginia Road at 7.30pm every evening for the month of May (except Saturday’ s). Everyone is welcome to come and pray for various intentions.

Irish Dancing Classes: Irish Dancing Classes will be held every Thursday evening in St. Anne’s Community Centre, Chapel road from 6.00pm. All levels from Beginners to Advanced. Ages from 4+ welcome. For further information, please contact Tracey at 085 771 2282.

First Communion: The children in 2nd Class in St. Anne’s National School will receive their First Holy Communion next Saturday morning in St. Annes Church at 11.00am.

Bailieborough School of Music: Lotto results for 18-05-2019.  Numbers Drawn; 2, 6, 19, 23.  No Jackpot Winner, Lucky Dip (€25) Winners; Carmel O’Callaghan; Patrick Murray; Martina Nulty; Niamh Mulligan. Next week’s Jackpot €4,300.

Bailieborough School of Music Registration/Open Evening will be held in the Community School on Thursday May 30th from 7pm-8.30pm. This is an opportunity for students to try out the various woodwind/brass instruments. New students welcome.

Security Guarding and Door Security Course:  Bailieborough Business Centre Security Guarding and Door Security QQI Level 4. Duration 5 days over 3 weeks. Call 042-9694716 or 087 619 0040  for further information.

Deepest Sympathy: Deepest Sympathy is extended to sister Margaret Timothy (Galway), brother Seamus (Baltinglass, Co. Wicklow), sister-in-law Maire Kelly, nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, his former parishioners, relatives and large circle of friends on the death of Fr. Felim Kelly, retired P.P Castlerahan, late of The Vale, Bailieborough, who passed away peacefully in Cavan General Hospital, on Wednesday 1st May. Fr. Felim was predeceased by his parents Annie (nee Lynch) and Pat Kelly and brother-in-law Pat Timothy. Deeply regretted by retired Bishop Leo O’Reilly and the Clergy of the Diocese of Kilmore. Fr. Felim’s Funeral Mass took place in St. Mary’s Church, Castlerahan, on Saturday, May 4th followed by burial in St. Anne’s Cemetery, Bailieborough.

Bailieborough Community School Graduation: Well done to the Leaving Cert students in Bailieborough Community School who graduated on Wednesday last during a beautiful service and ceremony in the school assembly area. We wish them the best of luck in their upcoming exams and their future lives.

Bailieborough Tidy Towns: Bailieborough Tidy Towns appeals to all business, property and home owners in the Town area to give their property a makeover. Washing walls, footpath’s and painting would be appreciated.  Judging begins in early June. 
 General clean up on Tuesday evenings, meet at the Library at 7pm.  More help needed—its only for an hour. All welcome.  Come along for an hour and help keep Bailieborough litter free.

Bailieborough Social Day Group: The next get-together of the Bailieborough Social Day Group will take place in the Community Centre on Wednesday, May 22nd from 2.30 to 4.30pm. Booking deposits taken on the day for trip ‘Tour of the Titanic’ on June 11th. Further details later. New people always welcome.

Bailieborough Walking Group: Wednesday, May 22nd—Mullaghmeen, Oldcastle: (A) Walk 2 hours (approx).  Leaving Bailieborough Library at 6.30pm. Meet at Millbrook, Oldcastle at 7.05pm. Walk commences at Mullaghmeen Forest at 7.15pm.

Wednesday, May 29th – Annaghmakerrig.  Newbliss Rd,

{M} Walk 1 hour 30 minutes approx.  Leaving Bailieborough Library at 6.40 pm. From Cootehill take Monaghan Road. After 3km Turn left for Newbliss R189. Continue on this road and park at The Black Kesh Bar (Disused) on the right-hand side.  Walk commencing at 7.15pm. All welcome.

Bailieborough Group of Parishes: Sunday 26th May:

Bailieborough 10:45am – Morning Prayer and Sunday Club followed by tea and coffee.

Knockbride 12noon – Morning Prayer and Sunday Club.

Bailieborough Women’s Group: Meeting on Friday, May 24th in the Community Centre from 2.00pm to 4.00pm and fortnightly thereafter. Activity for this term will be ‘Flower Arranging’. New members welcome.

Deepest Sympathy: Deepest Sympathy is extended to sons and daughters Maureen, Una, Patrick, Stephen, Noeleen, Charlie, Rita, Helen, Betty, Mary Lou, Paul and Gary, sister Sr. Rita Shalvey, daughters-in-law, sons-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and extended family, neighbours and friends on the death of Agnes Clarke (nee Shalvey) Granafarna, Bailieborough, Co. Cavan, who passed away peacefully at her residence on Friday, May 3rd. Agnes was predeceased by her husband Tommy, son Philip and grandson Tommy Michael. Agnes’s Funeral Mass took place in St. Mary’s Church, Clanaphilip on Monday, May 6th with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

Mass for the Sick: A Mass for the Sick will take place in St. Annes Church, Bailieborough on Friday, May 31st. This date coincides with the start of the Kilmore Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes. The Mass will include the Sacrament of the Sick for those who feel in need of its healing graces at this time.

Classes at Bailieborough Business Centre: We are now taking names for the following Classes at Bailieborough Business Centre, please call 042-969-4716 to reserve your place for these free classes.

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Diocesan and Parish Pilgrimage to Knock: This year’s Parish Pilgrimage will be to Knock and will take place on Sunday, June 16th—the same day as the Kilmore Diocesan Pilgrimage. Anyone interested in travelling on a Bus from Bailieborough is asked to give their name to the Secretary in the Parish Office during opening hours (042 9665117).

Bridge: Bridge lessons for beginners takes place in the Hotel Bailie, Bailieborough, at 7.30pm, each Monday night.

Senior’s Bridge takes place every Tuesday evening at 7.30pm, in the Hotel Bailie.  Everybody welcome.

CMETB Adult Education Guidance and Information Service (Aegis): Are you an adult thinking about returning to education or training? If so, an Adult Guidance Councillor will be available for drop-in queries, every second Thursday, the next one taking place at Bailieborough Library from 10.00am to 2.00pm on Thursday, May 30th

Bailieborough Shamrock’s Senior Ladies Karaoke Fundraiser 31st May.

Bailieborough Shamrocks Senior Ladies are running a Fundraising Karaoke Night on Friday, 31st  May in Nixy’s The Square Bar. Anyone who is interested in putting an act in, please contact Conor Gilsenan or any of our Senior Ladies Football Team. This promises to be a great night’s fun and entertainment. Let’s give our Senior Ladies the Support they deserve. Here’s hoping it will be a fantastic 2019 Season for our Senior Ladies. Everyone welcome.

Walk, Jog, Run or Crawl! Run, walk, crawl or jog every Monday and Wednesday evenings at the Community Centre, Chapel Road, Bailieborough at 8pm.  It’s free!!!! And there is no catch! All newcomers welcome.  Also the Saturday morning Leisure Group Cycle is back for 2019 and takes place on Saturday mornings leaving from the Community Centre, Bailieborough AT 9.00AM. Please bring euros for coffee stop and all welcome.

Citizen’s Information: The service takes place every Tuesday from 1.30pm to 2.30pm in the Library— providing information, advice and advocacy supports to everyone on Social welfare, employment, Pensions, Health, Tax etc.  No appointment necessary.

Bailieborough Community School Class of ‘89 re-union: The Bailieborough Community School Class of 1989 are hosting a reunion on Saturday 28th September 2019, in ‘Nixy’s’ The Square Bar, Bailieborough. For more details, please contact Caroline on 087 1517479 or email

 Bailieborough ‘Lend A Hand’: ‘Lend a Hand’ is for the elderly and vulnerable in the Bailieborough area. Just give us a call if you need a job done, or even just a chat. Phone Ann on 042 9694825.

Bailieborough Celtic Underage Girls: Training for girls born between 2006/2010 has been moved to Thursday’s from 7pm-8pm at the Vale Grounds.

All new players welcome.

Celebrating Bealtaine Festival: Free oil painting classes with Martin Fullen at the Library, on Wednesday May 22nd and 29th from 2.30pm-4.30pm. This course of classes is open to retired members of our community. Booking essential at 042 9665779.

Bailieborough Business Centre:

Excel Level 4, Tuesdays 10 – 1pm.

Computers for Beginners, Level 2 Wednesdays.

Word Level 4, Thursdays 10-1pm.

Safe pass. Call 042-96 94 716/ 087– 619 0040 for further information.

Baptism Dates in St. Annes for May, June, July and August 2019: The following are the available dates for Baptisms in St. Anne’s Church–May 26th (Sunday, 12.30pm), June 8th (Saturday, 1.30pm), June 23rd, (Sunday 12.30pm), July 20th, (Saturday 1.30pm), July 28th (Sunday, 12.30pm), August 10th (Saturday, 1.30pm) and August 24th (Saturday, 1.30pm).   

Bailieborough Library: Craft Group takes place every Friday from 10.30am-1pm; Book Club 6pm-7pm on the last Thursday of every month; Lit Lab writers group every second Tuesday. Contact 042 9665779 for details on any of the above.

Bailieborough Cancer Comfort Ltd: The Bailieborough Cancer Comfort Ltd Committee is available to help cancer patients or their families. Free Taxi service available. For further information, contact: Edel Fox 086 1004030.

Alcoholics Anonymous: Local meetings of Alcoholics Anonymous are held in: The Health Centre, Kells Road on Wednesdays at 8.30pm.

East Cavan Gaels GAA Club – Hurling News 20th May 2019:

Senior; We had to give Carrick a walkover as lads unavailable due to work/college commitments. A good workout v Castleblayney on Thursday last. Next up is a trip to Clontibret this coming Thursday.

Monaghan Reserve league fixtures, all away and all Thursdays.

23/05 v Clontibret

30/05 v Mattock Rangers, Collon, Co. Louth.

Congratulations to Jack Barry and Cian McEntee on the Cavan Lory Meagher panel on Saturday v Fermanagh. Jack made his Senior championship debut at wing forward. Well done lads.

U13/15/17; Training for U13s will now be on Mondays at 6.45 in Killann. We will be getting a series of games to prepare for Ulster Feile in June.

The U15s continue their impressive form with another win in the Tain Og league.

Cavan U15 squad. Great ECG representation on the Cavan U15 squad on Monday last.

Tain U15 league fixtures (all Mondays)

03/06 H v Carrick.

Under 7/9/11; A great evening in Castleblayney on Wednesday last as we finally got outside to grass and good weather. We head for Cloghan this coming Wednesday for a Monaghan GAA U7 and U9 blitz. 7pm start.

Under 11s will train with the U13s in Killann on Monday 6.45.

Wednesdays U7/9 squad in Blayney.

The week ahead;

Thursday; Seniors away to Clontibret 7.45.

Club contacts;

U7/9/11; Willie Gaughan 086 164 9280.

U13/15/17/Senior; Kathryn O’ Flynn 087 244 1371.