Bailieborough News. April 18th 2022 . Matthew J. Cullen.

Bailieborough Red Cross: Ramor United GAA donated the proceeds of the raffle on their recent presentation night to the Ukrainian Appeal.

Julie O Brien IRC Director and Cavan Area treasurer accepted the cheque for €5000.00 on behalf of the IRC Ukrainian Humanitarian appeal. A huge thanks to all involved.

Oldcastle Ladies GFC have donated €1000 to the Irish Red Cross to help with the current crisis in Ukraine.

The cheque was presented to Julie O’Brien, Irish Red Cross (sister of Rosie Halpin in Millbrook!) by Connie Maguire, Treasurer and Pauline Hetherton, Secretary Oldcastle Ladies GFC.

Bailieborough Shamrocks LGFA AND Camogie Clubs: Our Easter cake sale was a welcome return to normality on Sunday morning last. A massive ‘Thank You’ to everyone who baked and brought and to everyone who came and bought. Congratulations to all our raffle prize winners. Sarah O’Reilly was the winner of the apartment draw ticket. Once again thank you everyone for your support.

Social Day Centre: Bailieborough Community Social Day Centre: Easter Get Together in Fox’s lounge on Thursday 21st  April at 3.30. Everyone welcome.

Vintage Cycle (High Nelly): On Friday, 29th April 2022, Greg O’Reilly (aka DJ Mark Gregory) will celebrate his 80th  Birthday. He is planning a Vintage Cycle on his 1960’s Raleigh bike from his home in Fartagh, Lisduff, Virginia to The Bailie Hotel, Bailieborough on Friday 29th  April 2022. We are welcoming everyone to join him on the cycle especially if you have a vintage bicycle.

All proceeds raised will go to the Holy Family Special School Cootehill where his grandson Shaun attends.

If anyone has a High Nelly and wants to join in, the meeting points will be at O’Neills Centra, Mullagh for 11.15/11.20am or Smyths Bar, Relaghbeg for 11.40/11.45am to the Bailie Hotel Bailieborough.

The pupils are from the catchment area of the counties of Cavan and Monaghan. The school caters for pupils with severe/profound learning disabilities, moderate/multiple learning disabilities and pupils with autism who also have a moderate/multiple or severe/profound learning disabilities.

Donations can be made through the GoFundMe Page:

Deepest Sympathy: Deepest Sympathy is extended to wife Doris, sons Jim and Mervyn and daughter Hilary on the death of John Gibson, Lisnalea, Bailieborough, Co. Cavan, who passed away peacefully at his residence on Saturday, 16th  April, 2022 in the loving care of his family. John was predeceased by brother Robin. Deeply regretted by his wife, sons, daughter, brother Ted (Canada) daughter in laws Fiona and Grainne, son in law John, grandhildren Johnny, Leo, Lucie, Oscar, Zoe, Dylan and Amber, sister in laws, nieces, nephews, cousins, neighbours and a large circle of friends.

John’s Funeral Service took place in Corglass Presbyterian Church on Monday, April 18th with  burial afterwards in the adjoining graveyard.

Library: The next book the Bailieborough Reading Group will be reading is ‘Girl A’ by Abigail Dean.

The title will be discussed on Thursday May, 5th  from 6.30-7.30 pm.

All are welcome and copies of this title will be available in the Bailieborough Branch shortly.

Libraries Ireland have teamed up with the Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth so that every child starting school, can get a First 5 Ireland Little Library Book Bag!

Each bag includes stories about back to school, a library card, and library card wallet.

Drop into your library to get yours today! Please note that bags will be available at your local library in Cavan from Monday, 25th  April.

 Visitation of the Sick:  Visits will take place during the first week in May.

 Irish Red Cross: UKRAINE CRISIS APPEAL: Countless lives in Ukraine are being torn apart by violence and insecurity. Displacement, trauma, and separation from loved ones, will have devastating consequences on the people of Ukraine.

Please donate now if you can. Red Cross teams are on the ground to provide those affected with food, medicine, shelter, and water. With your support, we will also assist those displaced by conflict.

To donate, visit…/ukraine-crisis-appeal/. You can also donate to the IRC appeal for Ukraine in your Revolut App.

Regretted Death: Deepest Sympathy is extended to wife Mary, son Danny, daughter Kayleigh, mother Molly, son in law Anthony, Danny’s partner Louise, brothers Denis and Michael, sisters Patricia and Teresa, sisters in law, brothers in law, nephews, nieces and extended family and friends.on the death of Johnny Brazil, Newcastle, Moynalty, Co. Meath, who slipped away with his family by his side on Thursday,14th  April 2022. Johnny was predeceased by his father Johnny. Johnny was a very familiar face around the town having worked in Clarke’s Hardware on Main St., for many years.and was always, kind, pleasant and very helpful to all.

A Celebration of Johnny’s Life took place in Clarkes Funeral Home, Bailieborough on Sunday, April 17th and following which, Johnny’s remains were laid to rest in Moynalty Cemetery.    

Dhuish GWS are flushing the lines over a two week period starting from Monday 25th April any queries contact 087 6293035

Loughanleagh and Muff Heritage Trust are holding their Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, May 4th at 7.30pm, in the Loughanleagh Heritage Centre (adjacent to the Picnic Area). All welcome.

Bailieborough Craft Club: Meetings take place every Friday, upstairs in the Library from 10.30am to 12.30pm. Looking forward to seeing everyone and new members most welcome.            

Walk, Jog or Run: Bailieborough Chapel Carpark, Chapel Road (Lakeside), every Monday and Wednesday from 8.00pm to 9.00pm, for all levels of fitness. Other activities available—weather permitting. For further information, please contact Tony at 086 399 3430. Have fun while keeping fit. Everybody welcome.  

Bailieborough Men’s Shed: Men’s Shed is open every Tuesday morning from 10am till 1pm at the Beckscourt Centre. New members are always most welcome.  

Rhythmic Dance Twirlers: Beginner classes take place every Wednesday evening from 5.00pm to 6.00pm, in the Courthouse, Lower Main St, Bailieborough. Boys and girls aged 4 and up, are welcome to join us. Contact, Kelly Clarke for further information.  

TUNNYDUFF SCHOOL: The Clothes Bank at St. Brigid’s National School, Tunnyduff, is available for use by all members of the community. As this facility generates welcome income for the school, we would very much appreciate your support.

Darkness into Light, Bailieborough: With things getting a lot closer to normal we can all look forward to Darkness into Light 2022. Save the Date – 7th May 2022 4.15am! Registration February 2022. Details to follow soon. Early Bird reduced rates for ‘Darkness Into Light’ are available until Thursday 31st  March. Sign up today to ensure you get your iconic Darkness into Light t-shirt in time for the event.  

East Cavan Gaels GAA Club – Hurling News,Under 13/15; Training on Mondays from 7-8pm on the astro at Bailieborough Shamrocks GAA Club. Under 11; Training on Mondays from 6-7pm on the astro at Bailieborough Shamrocks GAA Club. All training sessions €3 each please. Under 7/9; Saturday in Killinkere at 1 and 2pm for U7 and U9 respectively.   Membership; A reminder to all that club membership is now due for 2022. Club contacts;U7/9/11; Willie Gaughan 086 164 9280.U13/15/17/Senior; Kathryn O’ Flynn 087 244 1371.

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.