Bailieborough News May 30th 2019

Bailieborough News. May 30th 2019. Matthew J. Cullen.

Local Elections: Congratulations to Sarah O’Reilly and Paddy McDonald who were elected to Cavan County Council following the local elections on Friday last. Sarah topped the poll and was the first person to be elected in the Bailieborough/Cootehill area, while Paddy had to wait until the final count before securing his seat. In both Councillors, Bailieborough should have a strong voice on the Council for the next five years.

Also, well done to the election candidates of all parties who had removed most of their election posters by late Sunday evening.

Mass of Celebration in thanksgiving for the Ministry of Fr. Michael Router: A Special Mass will be held in St. Annes Church, Bailieborough on Friday evening, June 21st at 7.00pm, to congratulate Fr. Michael on his appointment as Auxiliary Bishop of Armagh and to celebrate his outstanding, selfless ministry in service of our Parish. Light refreshments will follow in St. Annes Community Centre, Chapel Road. All parishioners, from each of the Church areas in the Parish are most welcome to attend.

First Communion: The children in 2nd Class in St. Anne’s National School received their First Holy Communion on Saturday morning last in St. Annes Church. Congratulations to the following 47 children who received the Eucharist for the first time: Michaela Burke, Joshua Byrne, Jamie Byrne, Craig Byrne, Courtney Cadden, Katelynn Collins, Leila Cooney, Erin Daly, Shea Daly, Andrew Donohue, Jake Duffy, Leila Dunne, Freya Farrell, Leon Farrelly, Laila Fee, Ryan Finnegan, Ronan Flanagan, Brooke Flood, A.J. Gorman, Sophia Grimes, Annabela Isla, Ella Hogan, Shelby Hutchinson, Mia Jordan, Grace Kennedy, Louis Kennedy Duffy, Evan Lambe, Andrew Leinster, Lily McCabe, Ellen McCluskey, Shirley May McDonagh, Ruby McEntee, Mya McGuinness, Ava McHugh, Aimee McKenna Murray, Martha Monaghan, Jessica Mullen, Dylan O’Leary, Grace O’Reilly, Kayla Preston Lambe, Jack Rafferty, Ellie Reilly, Michael James Sheridan, Patryk Skrzynski, Aimee Smith, Wiktor Stanik and Ben Toal.

Bailieborough School of Music: Lotto results for 25-05-2019.  Numbers Drawn; 3, 5, 11, 14.  No Jackpot Winner, Lucky Dip (€25) Winners; Mairead McCabe; Margo Gormley; Rebecca and Kelli Hynes; Miriam Barry. Next week’s Jackpot €4,400.

Bailieborough School of Music Registration/Open Evening will be held in the Community School on this Thursday evening, May 30th from 7pm-8.30pm. This is an opportunity for students to try out the various woodwind/brass instruments. New students welcome.

Security Guarding and Door Security Course:  Bailieborough Business Centre Security Guarding and Door Security QQI Level 4. Duration 5 days over 3 weeks. Call 042-9694716 or 087 619 0040  for further information.

Bailieborough Shamrock’s Senior Ladies Karaoke Fundraiser 31st May.

Bailieborough Shamrocks Senior Ladies are running a Fundraising Karaoke Night this Friday night, 31st May in Nixy’s ,The Square Bar. This promises to be a great night’s fun and entertainment. Let’s give our Senior Ladies the Support they deserve. Here’s hoping it will be a fantastic 2019 Season for our Senior Ladies. Everyone welcome.

Deepest Sympathy: Deepest Sympathy is extended to family Anne, Philip and Padraic, son-in-law Michael, daughter-in-law Treasa, grandchildren, brothers, sisters, brother-in-law Tony Clarke and extended family and friends on the death of Patsy Corcoran, Thomas Street, Bailieborough, Co. Cavan, who passed away peacefully at Cavan General Hospital on Thursday, May 23rd. Patsy was predeceased by his wife Rosaleen and daughter Mary. Patsy’s Funeral Mass took place in St. Anne’s Church, Bailieborough on Saturday, May 25th with burial afterwards in St. Anne’s Cemetery.

Bailieborough Community School: Wishing the best of luck to all the pupils from Bailieborough Community School in their upcoming exams, which commence next week.  

Bailieborough Tidy Towns: Bailieborough Tidy Towns appeals to all business, property and home owners in the Town area to give their property a makeover. Washing walls, footpath’s and painting would be appreciated.  Judging begins in early June. 
 General clean up on Tuesday evenings, meet at the Library at 7pm.  More help needed—its only for an hour. All welcome.  Come along for an hour and help keep Bailieborough litter free.

Bailieborough Walking Group: Wednesday, May 29th – Annaghmakerrig.  Newbliss Rd,

{M} Walk 1 hour 30 minutes approx.  Leaving Bailieborough Library at 6.40 pm. From Cootehill take Monaghan Road. After 3km Turn left for Newbliss R189. Continue on this road and park at The Black Kesh Bar (Disused) on the right-hand side.  Walk commencing at 7.15pm.

June 5th –  Dartrey Forest, Cootehill

(M) Walk 1 Hour 30 min. (E) Walk 1 Hour.

Leaving Bailieborough Library at 6.45pm. Walk commences at 7.15pm at the car park on the Cootehill to Rockcorry road R188. 1 kilometre from Cootehill on the right before Abbott’s factory. All welcome.

Bailieborough Group of Parishes: Sunday, 2nd June:

Bailieborough 10:45am – Holy Communion and Sunday Club followed by tea and coffee.

Knockbride 12noon – Morning Prayer and Sunday Club.

Deepest Sympathy: Deepest Sympathy is extended to sons Patrick and Philip, daughters Rose, Nuala and Imelda, sisters Rose and Bridie, daughters-in-law, sons-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nephews, nieces and extended family and friends on the death of Tess McMahon (nee Smith), Srahan, Bailieborough, Co. Cavan, who passed away peacefully, in the loving care of her family on Saturday, May 18th. Tess was predeceased by her husband Phil. Tess’s Funeral Mass took place in St Patrick’s Church, Tierworker, on Monday, May 20th with burial afterwards in Moybologue Cemetery.

Mass for the Sick: A Mass for the Sick will take place in St. Annes Church, Bailieborough on this Friday evening, May 31st. This date coincides with the start of the Kilmore Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes. The Mass will include the Sacrament of the Sick for those who feel in need of its healing graces at this time.

Classes at Bailieborough Business Centre: We are now taking names for the following Classes at Bailieborough Business Centre, please call 042-969-4716 to reserve your place for these free classes.

Computers for Beginners· Find your way around the · Internet, · Learn Email, Motor Tax, · Online Shopping and more.

 Computers for Improvers Level 2· Advanced email· Attachments· Social Media· Revenue.

Cavan County Museum: New Opening Hours:  Starting on Sunday next, 2nd June, the Cavan County Museum will open from 2 p.m. – 5.30 p.m. every Sunday for June, July, August and September. Tuesday – Saturday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Closed Mondays.

Diocesan and Parish Pilgrimage to Knock: This year’s Parish Pilgrimage will be to Knock and will take place on Sunday, June 16th—the same day as the Kilmore Diocesan Pilgrimage. Anyone interested in travelling on a Bus from Bailieborough is asked to give their name to the Secretary in the Parish Office during opening hours (042 9665117).

Bridge: President’s Prizes Results: First: Teresa O’Reilly and Joy Jameson.
Second: Maresa Liggan and Marie McNicholas. Best Gross: Tom Moran and John McGahan. Third: Mona McCormack and Kathleen McArdle. Fourth: Rose Brennan and Patti Clarke. Fifth: Pauline McEvoy and Rosaleen Keegan.
Bridge will resume in the Hotel Bailie on Tuesday, 1st October.

CMETB Adult Education Guidance and Information Service (Aegis): Are you an adult thinking about returning to education or training? If so, an Adult Guidance Councillor will be available for drop-in queries, every second Thursday, the next one taking place at Bailieborough Library from 10.00am to 2.00pm on Thursday, May 30th

Walk, Jog, Run or Crawl! Run, walk, crawl or jog every Monday and Wednesday evenings at the Community Centre, Chapel Road, Bailieborough at 8pm.  It’s free!!!! And there is no catch! All newcomers welcome.  Also the Saturday morning Leisure Group Cycle is back for 2019 and takes place on Saturday mornings leaving from the Community Centre, Bailieborough AT 9.00AM. Please bring euros for coffee stop and all welcome.

Citizen’s Information: The service takes place every Tuesday from 1.30pm to 2.30pm in the Library— providing information, advice and advocacy supports to everyone on Social welfare, employment, Pensions, Health, Tax etc.  No appointment necessary.

Bailieborough Community School Class of ‘89 re-union: The Bailieborough Community School Class of 1989 are hosting a reunion on Saturday 28th September 2019, in ‘Nixy’s’ The Square Bar, Bailieborough. For more details, please contact Caroline on 087 1517479 or email

 Bailieborough ‘Lend A Hand’: ‘Lend a Hand’ is for the elderly and vulnerable in the Bailieborough area. Just give us a call if you need a job done, or even just a chat. Phone Ann on 042 9694825.

Bailieborough Celtic Underage Girls: Training for girls born between 2006/2010 has been moved to Thursday’s from 7pm-8pm at the Vale Grounds.

All new players welcome.

Celebrating Bealtaine Festival: Free oil painting classes with Martin Fullen at the Library, on Wednesday 29th from 2.30pm-4.30pm. This course is open to retired members of our community. Booking essential at 042 9665779.

Bailieborough Business Centre:

Excel Level 4, Tuesdays 10 – 1pm.

Computers for Beginners, Level 2 Wednesdays.

Word Level 4, Thursdays 10-1pm.

Safe pass. Call 042-96 94 716/ 087- 619 0040 for further information.

Baptism Dates in St. Annes for June, July and August 2019: The following are the available dates for Baptisms in St. Anne’s Church–June 8th (Saturday, 1.30pm), June 23rd, (Sunday 12.30pm), July 20th, (Saturday 1.30pm), July 28th (Sunday, 12.30pm), August 10th (Saturday, 1.30pm) and August 24th (Saturday, 1.30pm).   

Bailieborough Library: Craft Group takes place every Friday from 10.30am-1pm; Book Club 6pm-7pm on the last Thursday of every month; Lit Lab writers group every second Tuesday. Contact 042 9665779 for details on any of the above.

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.

Alcoholics Anonymous: Local meetings of Alcoholics Anonymous are held in: The Health Centre, Kells Road on Wednesdays at 8.30pm.

East Cavan Gaels GAA Club – Hurling News 27th May 2019

Bag pack; Tesco Ireland Bailieborough have kindly allowed East Cavan Gaels to do the annual bag pack this coming Saturday from 9-6pm. All hands on deck please as this is a significant fundraiser for the club. Contact Kathryn 087 244 1371 to book your one hour slot. Info at all training sessions and text groups.

Senior; Two good recent league games v Castleblayney and Clontibret. Next up is a trip to Collon in Louth to take on Mattock Rangers on Thursday next.

Monaghan Reserve league fixtures, all away and all Thursdays.

30/05 v Mattock Rangers, Collon, Co. Louth.

Congratulations to Jack Barry and Cian McEntee on the Cavan Lory Meagher panel on Saturday v Leitrim. Jack scored 1-01. Well done lads.

U13/15/17; Training for U13/15/17s will now be on Mondays, if no game, from 7-8 in Killann. We will be getting a series of games for the U14s to prepare for Ulster Feile in June.

The U15s had another good win v Meath side Saints, St Pats, Stamullen and St Colmcilles, on Monday last. Final regular round V Carrick next week in Kingscourt.

Tain U15 league fixtures (all Mondays)

03/06 H v Carrick

Under 7/9/11; Under 7/9s had a good first run on the astro on Friday last. The U11s will move there also from this coming Friday.

The week ahead;

Thursday; Seniors away to Mattock Rangers 7.45.

Friday; U7/9 training on the astro at the Vale 6-7pm U11 from 7-8. €3 each and water bottle please.

Club contacts;

U7/9/11; Willie Gaughan 086 164 9280.

U13/15/17/Senior; Kathryn O’ Flynn 087 244 1371.