Bailieborough News. August 22nd 2022 . Matthew J. Cullen.

Pedestrian Crossing at Model National School:

Work on the new Pedestrian Crossing at the Model School got underway on Monday last.  The Works will be ongoing for 3 weeks.

These works will also see the footpath on the opposite site of Church Street – adjacent to Church of Ireland – widened. Motorists and pedestrians are advised to approach the area with caution.

Bailieborough Heritage Society: Bailieborough Library are delighted to host a photographic exhibition entitled, ‘Portraits of Bailieborough Town’ collated by the Bailieborough Heritage Society, depicting many images of days gone by in the town of Bailieborough. Celebrating Heritage Week, the exhibition is on display in the Library until September 20th  2022 during Library opening hours and is free to view to all the public!

Deepest Sympathy: Deepest Sympathy is extended to husband Martin, children Mark, Sharon, Clare, Deirdre, Annie and William, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, sister Aileen, nieces, nephews, brother-in-law Peter, extended family and friends on the death of Gertrude (Trudi) McGovern, (nee Damery), Carnalynch, Bailieborough, Co. Cavan, who passed away peacefully at the Mater Hospital, Dublin surrounded by her loving family on Monday, August 15th, 2022. Trudi was predeceased by her parents Sean and Maura and her son Robert.

Trudi’s Funeral Mass took place in St Anne’s Church, Bailieborough on Thursday, August 18th  and afterwards, Trudi’s remains were laid to rest in St Patrick’s Cemetery, Shercock.

Bailieborough Walking Group: Wednesday, August 24th – Dun a Ri Forest Park, Kingscourt: (M) Walk 1.5hrs (E) Walk 1hr. Leaving Bailieborough Library at 6.50pm. Walk commences at 7.15pm at Cabra School entrance to Dun-A-Ri on the Kingscourt to Shercock Road.

Wednesday: August 31st Castle Lake- Bailieborough. 1.5hrs (E) 1hour. Walk commences at 7.15pm at Bailieborough Business Centre, Shercock Road, Bailieborough. This is the final walk of the seasonAll welcome.

Retirement: Kevin Carolan has retired as a Eucharistic Minister and Usher in St. Anne’s Church after 25 years. The congregation thank him for his service and wish him well in his retirement.

Bailieborough Cancer Comfort Ltd: A massive congratulations to James and Conor Mc Elwaine, who with their dad Derek climbed Croagh Patrick three times in the one day for Bailieborough Cancer Comfort raising €8045.00 !!!!

Well done lads and thank you so much!!

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.

Library: FREE Storytime at the Library on Wednesday 24th August from 11am-11.45am for children aged 4-7years.

Keep your child reading over the holidays with our Summer Star Reading programme designed to encourage a love of books and reading. Also FREE children’s workshops including clay modelling, lego, drumming, story time and puppet show available at the library over the summer. Places are limited and booking is essential Phone 042 9665779 for details or Bailieborough Library FB page.  

Congratulations and Well Done: Congratulations to the Kilann Community Games u12 Girls team who were crowned Ulster Champions on Saturday morning last in Cootehill . The girls had a comfortable win against Donaghmoyne (Monaghan). Unfortunately, the Under 14 Girls side lost to the same side (Donaghmoyne) in the Under 14 final. What an achievement for both sides to get this far in their first year competing in the Community Games.  

Regretted Death: Deepest Sympathy is extended to brother Donald, sisters in law and the wider McNeill family, neighbours and friends.on the death of Herbie McNeill, Urcher, Bailieborough and formerly Cargagh, Killinkere, Co. Cavan, who passed away peacefully at Cavan General Hospital on Wednesday, August 17th, 2022. Herbie was predeceased by his brothers Jack, Harry, Alfie and sister Sarah.

Herbie’s Funeral Service took place in Killinkere Parish Church on Saturday, August 20th with burial afterwards in the adjoining graveyard.

Chair Yoga: Gentle stretches, joint care and relaxation, followed by tea and a chat. Join us for some ‘TLC Time’ in the Bailieborough Business Centre, Shercock Road, (opposite the Fire Station) on Monday, 29th from 10.30am to 12 noon. 

Bailieboro Celtic A.F.C.: Bailieboro Celtic Player Registration night for all current and new players will take place this Wednesday evening, August 24th from 6.30pm to 7.45pm at the Vale Grounds.

Girls wanted to join our new Under 14 team (born 2009/2010). Pre-season training takes place on Monday evenings from 6.15pm to 7.15pm at the Vale Grounds.

Bailieborough Leisure Centre: Swim School Opening: We will be opening our Swim School for new bookings on Thursday, August 25th 2022, from 6.30pm. Lessons will then commence on the week beginning September 5th . There is a very limited availability in all of our classes, bookings will be on a first come, first served basis. Our phone lines can be extremely busy, so if you can, please call into the Centre to secure your place. Our Tadpole lessons are from 3+. Our lessons are run in 8 week blocks. We run our swim school 7 days a week, which includes evenings and Saturday and Sunday mornings (excluding bank holidays).

Blessing of the Graves: The Blessing of the Graves will take place in St. Annes Cemetery, Bailieborough on Sunday, September 4th at 12 noon. As the Cemetery is vast, it is impossible for one Priest to Bless every single grave. Therefore, each family is asked to bring Holy Water to bless your individual plot.

Lakelands Taekwondo Training: Returns to St. Anne’s Community Centre, Chapel Road on Monday, September 5th, 2022. Children 5 ti 11 yers from 7.00pm to 8.00pm and children 12 to 16 years from 8.00pm to 9.00pm.

Adults Training: Returns on Friday, September 9th frrom 8.00pm to 9.00pm in the Community Centre, Chapel Road. For further information on all these sessions, please contact 085 127 1979. 

Sillan Vintage Club—Family Fun Day: Sillan Vintage Club’s Family Fun Day, will take place on Sunday next, August 28th from 12pm to 5.00pm, in Killann football field. Lots for everyone, including Vintage Car and Tractor Display, Dog Show, Kids Tractor Run, music by Seamus Moore from 2.00pm. All welcome, children free.

East Cavan Gaels GAA Club –Club contacts; U7/9/11; Willie Gaughan 086 164 9280.U13/15/17/Senior; Kathryn O’ Flynn 087 244 1371.