Bailieborough News. December 29th 2016.

Bailieborough News. December 29th 2016.  Matthew J. Cullen.

Christmas Walk

A Christmas Walk in aid of local Cancer Charities will take place on Wednesday, December 28th at 11am, leaving from the B.D.A. Centre. This walk will be in memory of P.J. Byrne who passed away earlier this year. All welcome and donations voluntary. For further information, please contact 089 221 2956.


St. Vincent DePaul Shop Conference

St. Anthony’s Shop Conference would like to thank all those who contributed to the success of the shop in 2016. We appreciate all the customers who visit our shop regularly, also the many donors who provide quality clothing, footwear, handbags, bed linen, furniture and household items on an on-going basis. It is only with your continued generosity that we will be able to provide the funds so urgently needed in our community. The shop will reopen for business on Wednesday Jan. 4th 2017.


DVD’s available of the ‘Celtic Tenors’ Concert

DVD’s from the evening at Killinkere Leisure Centre, with the Celtic Tenors and Guests available from Bailieborough Business Centre and Bailie Stores. Cost €10 each. Call : 042-969-4716 or 086-794-9739 to order your copy.


Bailieborough Community Choir

Great concert in Trinity Hall by Bailieborough Community Choir on Sunday week last. Thank you to all that came and supported us and thank you so much to all the sixth class children who read so confidently. They are a credit to their families and their schools.

Are you interested in joining a Cross Community Choir? Bailieborough Community Choir is looking for new members. We meet each Monday evening in Trinity Hall on the Virginia Road. Lots of great new music planned for 2017, under the leadership of Thomas Hanley. If interested contact Ann at


Bridge: Bridge takes place every Tuesday evening in the Hotel Bailie at 8.00pm. New members are always most welcome.


Deepest Sympathy

Deepest Sympathy is extended to wife Noreen, children, John, Siobhan and Patricia, son and daughter-in-law Barry and Ciara and grand-children Max and Tom, brothers Sean and Eamon, sister Mary, brothers and sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews, extended family and wide circle of friends on the death of Oliver Maguire, Monaghanoose, Bailieboro, Co. Cavan and formerly of Drung, who passed away after a long illness borne with great courage and dignity on Wednesday, 7th December surrounded by his loving family and the wonderful staff of St. Francis Hospice, Blanchardstown. Oliver’s Funeral Mass took place in St Anne’s Church, Bailieborough on Saturday, December 10th followed by burial afterwards in St Anne’s Cemetery.

Deepest Sympathy is extended to children Aaron, Lauren, Kynan and Dylan, mother Joan, brothers, sisters and extended family on the death of Carol McCarthy Doyle, Drumoosclin Lane, Bailieborough, Co Cavan and formerly Dunree Park, Swords, Co Dublin on Saturday, December 3rd surrounded by her loving family at Cavan General Hospital.

Carol’s Requiem Mass took place in St Anne’s Church, Bailieborough on Tuesday, December 6th with burial afterwards in St Anne’s Cemetery, Bailieborough.


“Learn to Jive’ with Mairéad Gaffney and Craig Lovett. Five week course commencing, Monday 16th January at 8.30pm in Killinkere Leisure Centre.  No partner needed.  Contact 086 1763044 / 086 1928568.


School Reunion

Bailieborough Community School, Class of 1994 School Reunion will take place on Thursday night, 29th December, in the Bailie Hotel, kicking off at 8pm. Guaranteed to be a great night of nostalgic chat, music and good company.


Classes for 2017 at Bailieborough Business Centre. For Further Details please call 042-969-4716, or call in to the Centre. Make a change in 2017!!

Computers for Beginners – 4 Weeks – Tuesday Evenings 6.30 -9.00.

Computers for Improvers – 8 Weeks Monday Evening 6.30 – 9.30. A follow on if you have taken our Computers for Beginners Class or have basic computer skills.

 Spreadsheets – Learn how to keep financial records and create formulae – 16 Weeks Tuesday or Thursday 9.30 – 1.00pm.

Word Processing – Create your own Documents, Learn Shortcuts, – 13 Weeks Friday mornings 10 -1pm.

Information Technology – Change your skills – 13

Weeks Wednesday Evenings 6.30-9.30pm – Minimum Numbers 10 per class.


Baptism Dates in St. Annes for January and February 2017

The following are the available dates for Baptisms in St. Anne’s Church for and January –January 14th (Saturday, 1.30pm.), January 29th (Sunday, 12.30pm), February 12th (Sunday, 12.30pm) and February 25th (Saturday, 1.30pm).



The Library will re-open on Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017 following the Christmas break.

Bailieborough Library Parent, Baby and Toddler Group has proven to be a vital life line for all stay-at-home parents who may be new to the area and wish to get out of the house and make new friends. There is a huge range of toys for children to play with, while parents can enjoy a cup of tea and chat.

The group meets at the Library Arts space every Wednesday at 10.30am-12pm. Why not join their Facebook Group and keep up to date with news and events.

Citizens Information every Tuesday 1.30pm-2.30pm on a first come first served basis; Craft Group every Friday 10.30am-1pm; Book Club 6pm-7pm last Thursday of every month; Lit Lab writers group every second Tuesday. Contact 042 9665779 for details on any of the above.

CITIZENS INFORMATION: Co. Cavan Citizens Information Outreach Service in Bailieboro (The Library) on Tuesdays, from 1.30pm – 2.30pm. This is a weekly service.  Any enquiries 076 1075200.



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: Michael Cullen 087 154 2447 or Edel Fox 086 1004030.


Alcoholics Anonymous

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


If any readers have items of interest to be included in the Bailieborough News, (Obituaries, News Items, Sports, etc…), please e-mail: or call 042 9666200.

Wishing all readers, a Peaceful and Prosperous New Year.