Bailieborough News. July 11th 2022 . Matthew J. Cullen. Bailieborough Midsummer Festival and Town Events:

Bailieborough Midsummer Festival is back. With only two weeks left until the Festival day on Sunday, July 24th , the programme of events is taking shape. Family Fun Day on Sunday, July 24th from 12-6pm. Duathlon, Dog Show, Kids Creation Station, Art Exhibition, Ducking Chair, Food and Craft stalls and lots of free amusements and entertainment.

Music by Paul Leavy followed by Big Generator.

Admission €10 per person – Children under 16 are free!

Duathlon in Bailieborough at St.Anne’s GAA pitch as part of the Festival. Run 2.5k, Cycle 20k and run 2.5 k.  No big hills involved. Fit for all 5 k fun run and a fun filled day afterwards in Bailieborough. Live music, dog shows, amusements and family entertainment.

Deepest Sympathy: Deepest Sympathy is extended to daughters, Marion (Noel) and Teresa (Adrian), sons Hugh (Debbie), Bernard (Philomena), Paul and Michael (Bridie), brothers Francie, Tommy and Billy, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, sister in law, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends on the death of Patricia Cullivan (nee Reilly) Lisnalea, Bailieborough, Co. Cavan, who passed away peacefully at St Joseph’s Nursing Home, Virginia surrounded by her loving family on Wednesday, July 6th 2022. Patricia was predeceased by her husband Hugh and sons Stephen and Andrew.

Patricia’s Funeral Mass took place in St. Anne’s Church, Bailieborough on Friday, July 8th  and  afterwards, Patricia’s remains were laid to rest in St. Anne’s Cemetery.   

Bailieborough Walking Group:  

Wednesday, July 13th– Bailieborough Town Walk:

(M)Walk 1.5hours approx. Meeting at the GAA football Pitch carpark on the Shercock Road out of Bailieborough.

Wednesday, July 20th – Mullaghameen Forest, Oldcastle

(A) Walk 1.5hrs approx. Leaving Bailieborough Library at 6.30pm. Meet at Millbrook, Oldcastle at 7.05pm. Walk commences at Mullaghmeen Forest at 7.15pm.

All welcome.

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.

Bailieborough Tidy Towns: Hanging baskets are up on Main St. Help would be appreciated with watering them. Anyone with a towbar on any vehicle would be of great assistance. Volunteer for once or twice a month would be of tremendous help.  Please contact Bernie Flynn.

Congratulations and Well Done: Congrats to Katie Mulvey and all the East Cavan Swim Team on an amazing achievement in Limerick at the Irish National Division 2 Championship last week. Katie won silver in her 100 Breaststroke final– a superb race with a fantastic finish.

Historic day for the club and a very proud one for Katie, the Mulvey family and Katie’s coaches: Janis Sungals, Zoe and all the team.  Katie also won a Bronze medal in the 200m breaststroke.  

Well done to Anna Behme, Aoibheann Taaffe, Lian Moore, Katie Mulvey and Roisin Pierce, all with amazing personal achievements and representing their club so well.

Library: ‘Let’s Drum’ Workshops for 8-12yr olds at Bailieborough Library on Wednesday 13th  July – book today before all the places are gone!! Ring  Bailieborough at 042 9665779.  FREE of charge!

Keep your child reading over the holidays with our Summer Star Reading programme designed to encourage a love of books and reading. Also FREE children’s workshops including clay modelling, lego, drumming, story time and puppet show available at the library over the summer. Places are limited and booking is essential Phone 042 9665779 for details or Bailieborough Library FB page.

Regretted Death: Deepest Sympathy is extended to son Paul, daughter Carol, brother Gerry, sisters Maura, Bernie and Geraldine, grandchildren, nephews, nieces and extended family and friends on the death of Philip Farrelly, Bristol, England and formerly Galbolie, Bailieborough, Co Cavan, who passed away on Wednesday, 6th  July 2022, peacefully in England. Philip was predeceased by his wife Sheila. Philip’s Funeral will take place in England at a later date. 

. Bailieboro Celtic A.F.C.: Well done to our U12 girls soccer team who beat Arva/Killeshandra/Cornafean last week, in what was a very entertaining and hard fought match, to progress to the County final of the Community Games.

We’ll done to all the girls and boys who turned up for the first night of the Summer Soccer Academy. Hope to see ye all again next Wednesday evening at 6.30pm. Any children born between 2012 and 2015 very welcome to come along next week- the academy will run every Wednesday evening throughout July and August.

 Players born 2011-2014 interested in joining the club please get in contact. Like every other club we need a helping hand with coaches and volunteers.

Also, the FAI Summer Camp is back from August 15th -19th . Online portal is open for bookings.

Breifne Historical Society – Cumann Seanchais Bhreifne: Breifne Historical Society Summer Tour of East Cavan in conjunction with Bailieborough Heritage Society.

On Saturday 23rd July, starting at 11 am, in Bailieborough Development Association, Bailieborough Business Centre, Shercock Rd., A82 HH58, with a cup of coffee/tea followed by a tour and talk on the Old Church of Ireland Graveyard by Margaret Mortimer. Talk and tour of Bailieborough town by Carmel O’Callaghan.

Lunch followed by talk and tour of Moybologue Graveyard by Brian Callaghan. Suitable Rain gear and footwear are necessary.

Booking Essential.

Cost: fee to cover transport and lunch.

To book a place on the tour please contact Phyl at 087 2069105 before Friday 15th  July.

Deepest Sympathy: Deepest Sympathy is extended to wife, Christine, son Ciarán and daughters Eibhlin, Orlaith, Niamh, Erin, Fodhla and Odhrán on the death of Brendan Sheridan, Bundoran, Co. Donegal and formerly of Beckscourt, Bailieborough, Co. Cavan, who passed away peacefully, in the loving care of his family and the staff of Sligo University Hospital on Thursday, July 7th 2022. Deeply loved by his grandchildren Finola, Seamus and Cuan, his sisters Breege, Eilish and Marion, his brothers Seamus and Phelim and all his extended family and friends.

Brendan’s Funeral Mass took place in the Church of Our Lady Star of the Sea, Bundoran, on Monday, July 11th  with burial afterwards in St. Ninnidh’s Cemetery, Newtown, Bundoran.

Cavan Sports Partnership : Open water swimming for women. Info and booking links on our website:… 3 week programme (2 evening sessions per week) coming to 4 locations this August led by experienced Cavan water safety instructors. One of these locations will be at the Bailieborough Town Lake, with classes commencing on Tuesday, August 9th at 7.00pm. Booking for these classes is essential. Beginners: Intro to open water, improve confidence and technique. Advanced: Improve technique, confidence and distance in open water.   East Cavan Gaels GAA Club – Club contacts; U7/9/11; Willie Gaughan 086 164 9280. U13/15/17/Senior; Kathryn O’ Flynn 087 244 1371.