Bailieborough News. June 7th 2021 . Matthew J. Cullen.

St. Annes: It is good to be back. We especially encourage our young families to get back into the habit of coming to Mass. It will do us a power of good to be together and to worship God together as a community of Faith. Welcome back!!

Funerals: Fifty mourners permitted at a Funeral. 

Weddings: Fifty guests permitted at a wedding.

The Bishop has granted permission for the resumption of Baptisms, with a limited attendance confined to parents and godparents.

Mass can be heard on the radio at 107.8FM in the Bailieborough area and 92FM in Shercock.

 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.

 The Parish Office will be open on Mondays and Fridays from 10am to 4.00pm. Please feel free to contact Fr. Ultan for assistance on 087 341 8037 or 042 96 65117.

Link Credit Union: Link Credit Union have launched their ‘Step Up’ Grant initiative. All members who are finishing 6th class in primary school and continuing to 1st year in 2nd level education are eligible to enter the competition. 10 grants of €200 will be awarded. Application forms are available in the Bailieborough and Kingscourt offices or to download from the website Competition closes 11thJune 2021.

Bailieboro Celtic A.F.C.: Annual General Meeting:

Our A.G.M. takes place in the Club rooms on Monday evening next,  14th June at 8:00pm.

Regretted Death: Deepest Sympathy is extended to wife Theresa, sons Thomas and Sean, daughters in law Michelle and Emma, beloved granddaughter Ena, brothers, sisters, brothers in law, sisters in law, nieces, nephews and extended family and friends on the death of John Cooney, Crocknahattina, Bailieborough, Co Cavan who passed away peacefully at his residence.on Saturday, June 5th, 2021. John was predeceased by his daughter Joan.

John’s Funeral Mass took place in St. Anne’s Church on Monday, June 7th and afterwards, his remains were laid to rest in St. Annes Cemetery.

Bailieborough Tidy Towns: We need more helpers. If you have a spare hour would you volunteer to help out .You can join us whenever it suits you. Contact any Tidy Towns member for more details.

Lend-A-Hand, Bexcourt, Bailieborough: ‘Lend-A-Hand’ is a group of volunteers, who provide citizens who need assistance with small jobs around the house—this can range from changing a light bulb, to helping out with domestic chores. Call 042 9694825 or email Gabriele at :

Bailieborough Group of Parishes:   Sunday services are at 9:30am in Mullagh and Shercock, 10:45 am in Bailieborough, 12noon in Knockbride. Audio from the sermon will be available later on Sundays on our YouTube channel.  Face masks, hand sanitizing, and social distancing will still be required on Sunday mornings. Looking forward to seeing you at church again!

Men Wanted: Want to start exercising? Want to feel fitter and have more energy? We are delivering a free, men only, physical activity programme in Bailieborough Community School. Commencing on Tuesday evening next, June 15th at 7.00pm and running for 10 weeks on every Tuesday and Thursday. For more information or to book a place, please contact Dean on 086 787 8060 or email:

Bailieboro Celtic A.F.C:  Open Day: 

Calling all boys and girls. Training for underage girls and boys this Sunday, June 13th  from 11am till 1pm.

Under 8’s born 2014/2013, Under 9’s born 2012 and Under 10’s born 2011.

Bailieborough Celtic Girls Soccer Training for Under 11’s and 13’s continues on Monday evenings at 6.30pm in The Vale Grounds, Bailieborough. All Girls welcome. Any Queries, text/phone Grainne on 086-8156532.

Also, Senior men’s training is back on Tuesdays at 7.30. Any queries text Paddy on 0858256357.

Bailieborough Library:Library – The Library will open Tuesdays 10am-4.30pm; 5.30pm-8.30pm; and every other day at 10am-1.15pm; 2.15pm-5.15pm (excl Sundays). Printing and borrowing services but no public computer facilities in this phase. Lots of new stock arriving!

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

Coaches Needed—Bailieboro Celtic : Have you ever thought about Coaching or wanted to help help out. Or stood on the sideline watching on and thought I could do better. Well now is your chance we need volunteers. The children need coaches, so that all teams have a chance to play and enjoy the game. All it will take to start is your time, the rest will come together and better still if you can get someone to join you to share the load. If interested or any questions call the club number 086 0485048

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 

Cavan Community Call: The Cavan Community Call Helpline remains available for those who are vulnerable or isolated and may need help with essentials such as food, medicine, transport etc. Lines open 9am-5pm, Monday-Friday. Please call 1800 300 404 (freephone).

East Cavan Gaels: East Cavan Gaels GAA Club 

Senior; Training on Mondays from 8—9pm. New players most welcome!

Under 7/9;  Training 6-7pm Monday on the astro at Bailieborough Shamrocks GAA. Please note the earlier start time.

U11; Again great to see the lads back and mad for action! Training 7-8pm Monday on the back pitch at Bailieborough Shamrocks GAA.

U13/15/17; 7-8pm on the back pitch at Bailieborough Shamrocks GAA.

Club contacts; U7/9/11; Willie Gaughan 086 164 9280 and 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.

Positive Age–‘Good Morning Cavan’ Service: Good Morning Cavan is a free phone call service, which aims to provide security and friendship to older people living in County Cavan. Our team of friendly callers are on hand to chat to members of the community, who may be socially isolated or lonely. To avail of this service, to refer someone you know or to find out more information about this service, please contact, Positive Age Cavan at 049 438 0725 or 087 775 9584. You can also email

Alone: Coronavirus Helpline for Older People—0818 222 024. If you have concerns or queries about Covid-19 call ALONE’S dedicated support line everyday from  8.00am to 8.00pm. To volunteer your help visit: