Bailieborough News. April 4th 2022 . Matthew J. Cullen.

Irish Red Cross -Bailieborough Branch : Bailieborough Community School Transition year students presented the proceeds of their fundraiser for Ukrainian Humanitarian Appeal to Peter McCabe, Chairman of the Bailieborough Branch and Area Treasurer Julie O Brien. Following their non-uniform, yellow and blue fundraiser, they were able to donate €1,535 to Irish Red Cross. Money will go directly to help those working on the ground in Ukraine.

We are running a Public First Aid course in April/May – if anyone is interested please contact Julie on 086 -8968928. This course will run subject to numbers.

Library: Artistic Exhibition: ‘Land and Water’, a beautiful exhibition of work by artist Eilish McCann will be on view in the Library until April 9th during Library opening hours.

The next meeting of the Bailieborough Library Book Club has been postponed until this Thursday,  April 7th  at 6.30 pm.

New readers are always welcome and copies of ‘Exciting Times’ by Naoise Dolan are available in the branch.

Deepest Sympathy: Deepest Sympathy is extended to David, Mary, Ian, Stewart and  Graham and extended family, friends and neigbhours on the death of Noel Bell, Bexcourt View, Bailieborough, Co. Cavan, who passed away suddenly at Cavan General Hospital on Wednesday, March 30th, 2022. Noel’s remains were laid to rest in Virginia Church of Ireland Parish Graveyard on Saturday, April 2nd, 2022.  

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.

East Cavan Swim Club: Great day at the Enniskillen Lakelanders Junior Gala on Sunday last.

Well done to all our swimmers, Mason Mulvany and Alannah Smith with PBs in all races, Alana Carling with gold and silver medals, Anna Behme with 5 gold medals and Lúkas-Marcus Sungals with 3 gold medals.

Thank you Enniskillen Lakelanders!

Also well done to Johann Behme who took part in the Super Series meet, with two excellent races, placing 1st  in 50m free on Saturday last.

Bailieborough Craft Club: A great attendence at the first meeting of the Bailieborough Craft Club which took place on Friday last. Meetings take place every Friday, upstairs in the Library from 10.30am to 12.30pm. Looking forward to seeing everyone back 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.  

Congratulations and Well Done: Congratulations and Well Done to local girl Leanne Kiernan and her Liverpool teammates, who secured promotion to the Women’s Super League after winning the Championship title with victory over second-placed Bristol City on Sunday afternoon last. The Liverpool ladies won by 4—2.  Well done Leanne on a great season and wishing you well in future games.  

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.  

The Brickx Club: The Brickx Club will take place on Thursday, April 14th in Bailieborough Parish Hall from 10.00am to 1.00pm. All 4 to 12 year ols welcome. Please text Kathy on 086 1700 215 to book your place or for further information.  

Niamh Crosby Easter Sunday, Memorial Bike Run: We are organising a motorbike run and fundraising for St James Hospital, the hospital in which she got excellent care from her doctors and nurses during her illness. The money raised will go toward the kit out of a family comfort room in Nimah’s memory and also go towards much-needed equipment that will help other patients through their treatment and care. The motorbike run will be held on Easter Sunday 17th  April. Registration starts at 10 am at Enagh House Virginia/Bailieborough Rd A82E5D8, and the run will commence at 12pm. All bikes Welcome We have also set up a Go fund me which you can donate to.

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.