Bailieborough News. March 28th 2022 . Matthew J. Cullen.

Irish Red Cross -Bailieborough Branch :We would like to acknowledge the donation of €1270.00 from the Model School, Bailieborough for the Ukrainian Humanitarian Appeal.

 Julie O Brien, Area Treasurer accepted the cheque from Acting Principal, Myrtle Griffith. Thanks to all the boys and girls for their support.

Another successful fundraiser for the Ukrainian Humanitarian Appeal.

Thanks to Pat Mulchrone Music, Nigel Livingstone and Brendan Jermyan for organising the Dance in The Lavey Inn.  A total of €2792 was raised.

We are running a Public First Aid course in April/May – if anyone is interested please contact Julie on 086 -8968928. This course will run subject to numbers.

Bailieborough Walking Group: Bailieborough Walking Group are hosting a walk in support of the “Climb with Charlie” event on Saturday morning next, 2nd April at 10.00am. Meeting at Bailieborough Business Centre A82HH58 and walking around the  Castle Lake Forest. All donations raised will go to Irish Motor Neurone Disease and Pieta House, two worthy charities. All welcome.

Library: Artistic Exhibition: ‘Land and Water’, a beautiful exhibition of work by artist Eilish McCann will be on view in the Library until April 9th during Library opening hours.

The next meeting of the Bailieborough Library Book Club has been postponed until Thursday,  April 7th  at 6.30 pm.

New readers are always welcome and copies of ‘Exciting Times’ by Naoise Dolan are available in the branch.

Deepest Sympathy: Deepest Sympathy is extended to daughters Antoinette, Noreen and Mary, son Thomas, sisters Julia, Agnes, Nora, sons-in-law, daughter-in-law, sisters-in-law Lucy and Dympna, nine grandchildren, nieces, nephews and extended family, neighbours and friends on the death of Rose Smyth (nee Clarke) Relaghbeg, Bailieborough, Co. Cavan, who passed away peacefully at Cavan General Hospital on Friday, March 25th, 2022.

Rose was predeceased by her husband Phil, daughter Ashling, parents Charles and Bridget, siblings, Bridget, Frank, Mary, Phil and Paddy.   

Rose,s Funeral Mass took place in St Patrick’s Church, Tierworker, on Sunday, March 27th and afterwards, her remains were laid to rest in Moybolgue Cemetery   

Irish Red Cross: UKRAINE CRISIS APPEAL: Countless lives in Ukraine are being torn apart by violence and insecurity. Displacement, trauma, and separation from loved ones, will have devastating consequences on the people of Ukraine.

Please donate now if you can. Red Cross teams are on the ground to provide those affected with food, medicine, shelter, and water. With your support, we will also assist those displaced by conflict.

To donate, visit…/ukraine-crisis-appeal/. You can also donate to the IRC appeal for Ukraine in your Revolut App.

Bailieborough Craft Club is returning on Friday next, April 1st upstairs in the Library. Meeting from 10.30am to 12.30pm. Looking forward to seeing everyone back and new members most welcome.            

Local Man to walk with Charlie Bird: Kevin Carolan will be walking alongside Charlie Bird to the very top of Croagh Patrick, on Saturday next, April 2nd. 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. A fundraising page has been set up and the link to it is:

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.  

Bailieborough Men’s Shed: Men’s Shed is open every Tuesday morning from 10am till 1pm at the Beckscourt Centre. New members are always most welcome.  

Niamh Crosby Easter Sunday, Memorial Bike Run: It’s 6 years since the passing of  local girl, Niamh Crosby from cancer. We are organising a motorbike run and fundraising for St James Hospital, the hospital in which she got excellent care from her doctors and nurses during her illness. The money raised will go toward the kit out of a family comfort room in Nimah’s memory and also go towards much-needed equipment that will help other patients through their treatment and care. The motorbike run will be held on Easter Sunday 17th  April. Registration starts at 10 am at Enagh House Virginia/Bailieborough Rd A82E5D8, and the run will commence at 12pm. All bikes Welcome We have also set up a Go fund me which you can donate to.

Regretted Death: Deepest Sympathy is extended to daughters Marion and Rita, sons Thomas and Sean, sons in law, daughter in law, sister in law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and extended family, neighbours and friends on the death of Alice Carolan (nee Clarke) Tunnyduff, Bailieborough, Co. Cavan who passed away peacefully at Cavan General Hospital on Monday, March 21st, 2022. Alice was.predeceased by her husband Peter. Alice’s Funeral Mass took place in St Brigid’s Church, Knockbride West (Tunnyduff) on Wednesday, March 23rd and afterwards, her remains were laid to rest in the adjoining cemetery.  

Rhythmic Dance Twirlers: Beginner classes take place every Wednesday evening from 5.00pm to 6.00pm, in the Courthouse, Lower Main St, Bailieborough. Boys and girls aged 4 and up, are welcome to join us. Contact, Kelly Clarke for further information.  

TUNNYDUFF SCHOOL: The Clothes Bank at St. Brigid’s National School, Tunnyduff, is available for use by all members of the community. As this facility generates welcome income for the school, we would very much appreciate your support.

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. Early Bird reduced rates for ‘Darkness Into Light’ are available until Thursday 31st  March. Sign up today to ensure you get your iconic Darkness into Light t-shirt in time for the event.  

East Cavan Gaels GAA Club – Hurling News,Under 13/15; Training on Mondays from 7-8pm on the astro at Bailieborough Shamrocks GAA Club. Under 11; Training on Mondays from 6-7pm on the astro at Bailieborough Shamrocks GAA Club. All training sessions €3 each please. Under 7/9; Saturday in Killinkere at 1 and 2pm for U7 and U9 respectively.   Membership; A reminder to all that club membership is now due for 2022. 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.