Bailieborough News. February 7th 2022 . Matthew J. Cullen.

Bailieborough Shamrocks : ‘Difficult Conversations’ webinar taking place on Thursday the 17th  of February at19:30. A completely free event in conjunction with the HSE. Head over to to register or click the link on our Facebook page. Please spread the word.

 Every night until the 23th  February 2022 our club will be open and lit up for you, your family and friends to come and walk safety around our fully lit walking track.

We want everyone to come and join for Ireland Lights Up 2022!

Track your steps and log them My Life App for the club. We could be in with a chance to win some great prizes whilst getting fit..

It’s that time of year again folks, Club Membership is now due.  New members are always welcome. Here’s to a successful year at all levels.

School Enrolment: Enrolment for St. Brigid’s National School, Tunnyduff for September 2022 is now being accepted. Please contact the school at 042 9660368 or email before 18th  February and an enrolment form will be forwarded to you.

Deepest Sympathy: Deepest Sympathy is extended to wife Kathleen, children James (Belinda), Mary (Michael), John (Amanda), grandchildren, brothers Paddy, John and Vincent, sisters Molly, Kathleen and Rita, brothers in law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends on the death of James (Jimmy) McCormack, Drumbar, Bailieborough, Co. Cavan, who passed away peacefully at his residence, surrounded by his loving family on Saturday, 5th  February 2022. 

Jimmy’s Funeral Mass took place in St Brigid’s Church, Knockbride West (Tunnyduff) on Monday, February 7th  with burial afterwards in Knockbride East Cemetery.    

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:

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:

East Cavan Swim Club: Five of our swimmers travelled to Bangor to represent Bailieborough Community School in the Swim Ulster Schools Cup and Championships.
Well done to Roisin Pierce, Aoibheann Taaffe, Lian Moore, Anna Behme and Mark Jones.
Special mention to Anna reaching finals in both her strokes and to Mark on his first competition.
Great teamwork from everyone ensured a successful and enjoyable day for everyone, with the girls relay team swimming up an age level but placing a very successful 6th overall.

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.   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.   Church Fundraiser: St Mary’s Church, Newcastle, Moynalty, Kells Co. Meath is in a state of disrepair; As it is an essential part of our community, a committee has been formed to help raise funds for the restoration of the following: 1. Heating system upgrade. 2. Refurbishment of the gutters. 3. External Powerwashing. 4. Internal and external painting. We hope to restore the chapel to it’s former glory. As you can appreciate, all of these restoration works will be costly but are in great need to save the building from any further damage. Once relevant funding is obtained, works will commence on the heating system. That’s where we need your help. All Donations, no matter how large or small, are greatly appreciated. Contact any committee member or go to the committee’s ‘Gofund me’ page on Facebook.   ‘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.   Leanne on target again!:  Bailieborough native and Liverpool and Republic of Ireland player, Leanne Kiernan resumed her scoring ways on Sunday last, when she scored two first half goals in Liverpool’s 3—0 home win over Coventry United. These goals bring Leanne’s total to twelve League goals scored in the season, so far.  Liverpool Ladies now lead the Championship by nine points from second placed Charlton with eight games left to play. Next up for the ‘Reds’ is a home game against Sunderland on Sunday next.   East Cavan Gaels GAA Club –Congratulations to our own Rory Farrell who made his Senior intercounty debut for Cavan hurlers v Fermanagh on Sunday last. Along with Jack Barry, East Cavan Gaels now have two men on the team. Well done to both. Hopefully more to follow them in the years ahead. Saturday: Under 7 and Under 9 indoor training Killinkere GAA. 1pm and 2pm respectively. County U20 training 5.30 Breffni 3G. Foundation Coaching Award, 10-12.30pm Killinkere GAA. 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.