Bailieborough News. January 31st 2022 . Matthew J. Cullen.

Bailieborough Shamrocks Health and Wellbeing initiative for all the community!

Bailieborough Shamrocks GAA are coming on board with the Operation Transformation and the GAA for Ireland Lights Up. 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.

Deepest Sympathy:Bridget Farrell (née Donnellan) of Belville, Ballinagh, formerly of Blackhills, Bailieborough, passed away peacefully at Castlemanor Nursing Home on Saturday, January 22nd. Predeceased by her father John and mother Margaret Donnellan, brothers Sean and Matt, sisters Rosemary, Angie and Margaret, and reunited with her devoted husband Tom, very deeply regretted by her heartbroken daughter Linda (McSherry), Son in Law Charles, grandchildren Emma (Owen Glennon) and Paul McSherry (Anne-marie), great-Granddaughter Ella, Great-grandsons, Charlie, Thomas and Robin, sister Patricia Gilsenan and brother in law Raymond (Bailieborough), her brother Philip Donnellan and sister in law Agnes, Ballyjamesduff, nieces, nephews, relatives and many friends. Bridget’s Funeral Mass took place in St Phelims Church, Ballinagh on Tuesday, 25th  January, with burial in New Cemetery, Crossdoney Road. May her gentle soul Rest in Peace.

The Brickx Lego Club: The Brickx Lego Club will be beginning on Thursday, February 3rd from 4.00pm to 5.00pm, in the Community Centre, Bailieborough. All ages and abilities welcome. Contact Kathy for details or to book your place on 086 170 0215.

East Knockbride National School: Enrolment Applications are available for the 2022/2023 school year.

Please email for details.

East Cavan Swim Club: Congratulations to our senior swimmers on the weekend before last, who were all swimming superbly at the Swim Ulster Open Meet, first long course of the season – well done Anna, Kerry, Adrienne, Kate, Finn, Oscar and Katie.

Special congrats to Anna, achieving an Irish Summer Nationals (Division 1) time for the first time , with Division 2 times for Kerry, Adrienne, Kate, Finn and Oscar.

Also, Well Done to Alana Carling who was flying the flag solo for East Cavan in Larne the weekend before and who achieved some amazing Pbs. Well done Alana.

St. Felim’s. N.S., (The Vale) is currently inviting applications for enrolment for 2022/2023. A copy of the school’s Admission Policy, Annual Admission Notice and the Application Form for Admission for 2022-2023 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 next, February 4th 2022.

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.

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.   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.   East Cavan Gaels GAA Club –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.