Bailieborough News. January 18th 2021 . Matthew J. Cullen.

St. Anne’s Church, Killann: This year, St. Anne’s Church, Killann will celebrate it’s 185th anniversary. It is beleived to have been built by Fr. Patrick Mason, C.C. From Monday, February 8th, it is hoped that remedial works will begin on the Church and the Church will be painted internally and externally, to mark this special anniversary.

St. Patrick’s Church, Shercock also celebrates it’s 180th anniversary this year.

St. Annes: Current Covid-19 Restrictions: Public Masses are suspended until at least 31st January. All Masses and Parish Funerals can be viewed on the Parish webcam or can be heard by tuning in the radio to 107.8 F.M.

From last Sunday, only six guests may participate in a wedding. At present only 10 people may attend a Funeral. No baptisms may take place at the present time.

Due to Covid restrictions, the Parish Office will remain closed for the foreseeable future. Please feel free to contact Fr. Ultan for assistance on 087 341 8037 or 042 96 65117.   

Deepest Sympathy: Deepest Sympathy is extended to brother Philip and sister Ita (Cullivan), sister in law Julie, brother in law Con, nephew PJ, nieces Alison, Lizzie and Sheila, grandnephew Killian Thomas, in-laws Roisin and Brian, relatives and friends on the death of Thomas Gargan, Srahan, Bailieborough, Co Cavan, who passed away peacefully, at Cavan General Hospital, on Sunday, January 3rd, 2021, following a stay in the O’Sullivan Centre, Cavan. Thomas was predeceased by his parents Alice and John and infant sister, Elizabeth Mary.  

Thomas’s Funeral Mass took place in St Patrick’s Church, Tierworker, on Tuesday, January 5th  with burial afterwards in Old Moybologue Cemetery.

The Model School Junior Infant Enrolment – September 2021:

The Model National School, Bailieborough is now taking applications for Junior Infant enrolment for September 2021. Application forms are available on the school website

The deadline for receipt of applications is Monday, February 1st  2021. Fully completed application forms should be posted to the school along with a copy of the Birth Certificate. If you have any questions please email the school on:


St. Vincent DePaul: Due to Level 5 restrictions, the St. Vincent DePaul Shop ‘Vincents’ on Main St, will be closed for the foreseeable future. The Society ask that you hold onto any donations you may have, until the shop re-opens. Please do not leave any donations outside of the shop as they will be subjected to the elements and will have to be disposed of. The Society look forward to taking them in, when the shop re-opens.

Also remember that you can shop on-line with the Saint Vincent DePaul.

St. Annes National School Enrolment: Parents seeking to enrol their child/children in St. Annes National School for the 2021/2022 school year, are requested to return a completed enrolment application form before Friday, February 5th 2021. Enrolment application forms are available from the school website: or by emailing—

Bailieboro Community Alert. Unfortunately we are back in Level 5 restrictions, for anyone who needs assistance, help is available, contact Kevin Carolan 0863759627. You must have your Eircode at hand for us to make contact with you.

St. Felim’s. N.S., (The Vale) is currently inviting applications for enrolment for 2021/2022. A copy of the school’s Admission Policy, Annual Admission Notice and the Application Form for Admission for 2021-2022 school year is available as follows—1) To download on the school website— under Admissions or 2)by completing the online Application Form for Admission via link available on the school website— under Admissions or 3) on request—by emailing or in writing to St. Felim’s N.S., Leiter, Bailieborough, A82 CX30. Completed forms to be returned to the school by Friday, February 5th 2021.

Regretted Death: Deepest Sympathy is extended to daughter Bridget Connolly (New York), sons Tommy (Enfield) and Ciaran (Butlersbridge), Son-in-law Kevin, daughters-in-law Catherine and Louise, grandchildren Danielle, Erin, Clara, Thomas and Ryan, twin brother Peter (New York) and sister-in-law Peggy, extended family, relatives and friends on the death of Peggy (Margaret) Leddy, 11 Lisdarn Heights, Cavan – Derryvackney, Milltown and formerly Bailieborough, Cavan who passed away peacefully in the loving care of the Staff in Cavan General Hospital on Wednesday, January 6th, 2021. Peggy was predeceased by her husband Tom, parents Pat and Bridget and brothers T.J. and John Pat .

Peggy’s Funeral Mass took place on Saturday, January 9th in in St Aidan’s Church, Butlersbridge followed by burial afterwards in Drumlane Cemetery, Milltown.  

Bailieborough Library: Unfortunately, due to the new Level 5 restrictions, the Library will remain closed for the foreseeable future. The online Library is available, anytime, anywhere! Throughout the coming weeks, you can access free eBooks, eAudiobooks, digital magazines, online courses and international newspapers! Our delivery service to members of our community who are vulnerable/cocooning will continue for the foreseeable future.

Did you know there are hundreds of online courses available FREE to library members?

Learning something new can really help with looking after our mental wellbeing. There’s lots of courses to choose from – from bread baking to interior design!

Join the library and find lots of resources to #KeepWell at

Deepest Sympathy: Deepest Sympathy is extended to children, Una, John, Eugene, Liz and Tom, siblings, John,(UK), Margaret Sheanon, (Drumnaveil, Cootehill), and Joe, (Waterloo, Bailieborough), sons in law, daughters in law, adored grandchildren, sisters in law, brother in law, neices, nephews, relatives and many friends on the death of Ann Neary (nee Sharkey), Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire, UK. and formerly Waterloo, Bailieborough, Co. Cavan who passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family on Saturday, January 9th, 2021.

Ann was the daughter of the late John and Margaret and she was predeceased by her dear husband Eugene and her beloved brothers, Tom, (Dundalk), Pat, (Virginia), niece, Catherine Sheanon and sister in law Anna. A Memorial Mass for Ann will be held in St. Mary’s Church, Clanaphilip at a future date.



Bailieborough Red Cross:   We continue to be available to assist any one still staying at home. If you have GP or Hospital appointments or require medication delivery’s .
Please contact us on 086 8968928 or email @ or 

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.