Bailieborough News. February 21st 2022 . Matthew J. Cullen.

Confirmation: Confirmation will take place in St. Anne’s Church, Bailieborough on Saturday, 12th March at 11.30am for St. Anne’s N.S, and the Model N.S. and at 3pm for St. Felim’s NS, The Vale and Shercock N.S.

The Women’s World Day of Prayer: The Women’s World Day of Prayer Service will take place at 8pm on Friday, the 4th  of March 2022 in Bailieborough Church of Ireland. This ecumenical service is open to women and men from across the community. Mrs Jean Glenfield—wife of Bishop Glenfield, is the guest speaker.  All are welcome, and we would love to see you there.

BAILIEBOROUGH SOCIAL DAY CENTRE: Long overdue ‘Get Together’ in the Bailie Hotel on Thursday next, 24th February at 3pm.  All past members and new members most welcome to attend.

Bailieboro Celtic A.F.C.: Senior players interested playing this year, can they please text the club on 0860485048. Senior training Wednesday night at 8pm. The season will be starting soon and new players are most welcome.

Irish Dance Classes: every Thursday at 3.15pm in the old Courthouse, Lr. Main St., Bailieborough. Garda vetted and Covid compliant. Any enquiries, please email:

Bailieborough Community School: Congratulations to the Senior debating team who are through to the Concern SHIELD ALL-ISLAND DEBATE FINAL on Wednesday 9th  March. Best of luck.

Congratulations to the students who received their Pope John Paul II Award medals at a special ceremony in the Slieve Russell last week.

Superb achievements for Mollie Devlin, Diarmuid Daly, Aran O Hanlon, Caoimhe Campbell, Caoimhe Cooney, Amy Maloney, Jade Clinch and Cerys Rogers. Also congrats to Noah O Sullivan, Tommy Cahill, Katie Mulvey and Lydia McBrine who received medals but couldn’t attend on the night.

Special well done to past pupil Leanne Fitzsimons Ledwith who helped with the presentations.

All students were guided wonderfully through their award by Ms. Alison Holton.

Bailieborough Shamrocks G.F.C.: To mark the end of this year’s Operation Transformation we are holding a Run/Walk in St. Anne’s Park on tomorrow evening, Thursday 24th  February at 8pm. The O’Reilly family who joined Karl Henry during the ad break challenges a few weeks ago, will be there too. They might even teach us some of their moves !! A fun evening for all the community with a limited number of goodies available so make sure you come early !!! 

Local Man to walk with Charlie Bird: The community wishes local man, Kevin Carolan health and fitness on Saturday April 2nd, when he walks alongside his friend of recent times, Charlie Bird to the very top of Croagh Patrick, Kevin says,”everyday across this country people are battling there own mountains with physical and mental issues”. He’s asking everyone who feels able, to travel to Mayo or do the walk in your own surroundings. Kevin will fly the flag for Bailieborough and Cavan on Saturday April 2nd. A fundraising page has been set up and the link to it is:

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.   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. ‘Run Of The Leprechaun’s’:  ‘Run of the Leprechauns’ will take place on Thursday, March 17th  starting from Bailieborough Community Centre. Registration takes place at 11am and the race takes place at 12pm. Distances of 3k, 5k and 10k. Entry fee is € 5 per person. Facepainting and prizes and music and fun along the way. All proceeds go to the Bailieborough MidSummer Festival 2022.  

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.