Bailieborough News. October 10th 2022 . Matthew J. Cullen.

Bailieborough Christmas Lights: Public Meeting : Following up on our previous statement and the level of support offered by you all in our community, we are holding a Public Meeting in Bailieborough Courthouse on Thursday evening, 13th  October at 8.00pm, to discuss how everyone can get involved to ensure that our town is lit up this Christmas. All welcome.

Great Weekend for the Shamrocks: Congratulations and well done to the Under 12 Girls on a great win in the Division 1 Autumn League Final, played on Saturday last in Knockbride, when they beat Cuchulainns by 0-17 to 0-07. Thanks to Blackwell Contracts for their sponsorship, it is very much appreciated.

Well done to the Under 15 Camogie girls on winning the Division 1 Championship final on Saturday afternoon last. Congratulations to the team and management. A big thank you again to Fox’s bar for providing food after the game and to Rita for all her hard work. Thanks also to all the parents for their continued support for what has been a truly remarkable year for camogie in Bailieborough.

Congratulations to the Under 10 Girls who won the Tom Dowd tournament in Crosserlough on Saturday last. They beat Ballyhaise in the final 9-1. They won all their games in their group and played outstanding throughout.

Also well done to the reserves who beat Belturbet in the Reserve Championship. A great end half comeback ! Well done lads. The lads won on a scoreline of Bailieborough 13 points, Belturbet 1—8.  

 Bridge Club: Would you like an affordable and enjoyable night out? Our Bridge Club continues every Tuesday night and offers an opportunity to forget the dark dreary days of winter, in the company of fellow card players. We have prizes every week and competitions provide an opportunity to have your name engraved on one of our perpetual trophies.  New members are always welcome. For more information email: or telephone 042-9667944.

Halloween ‘Fright Night’: Fright For Your Lights 2022 is happening!

Join us for an evening full of fun and scares the Bailieborough Town Lake from 6.30pm. For tickets please contact Tony at 086-399-3430.

 Bigger and better than ever. Friday the 28th of October. Suitable for all ages, from 6.30pm to 9.30pm. Contact Tony at 086 399 3430. Car parking available at the Community Centre, Community School or the Church Carpark on the Virginia Road side. No parking available at the event location. Time slots are available every two minutes with groups of 15 allowed per time slot. Tickets are €5 per person. The main sponsor this year is Link Credit Union.

Karate: Karate for children and adults from 7 years of age and up to age 90 takes place in the Community Centre, Chapel Road, Bailieborough every Wednesday evening from 7.00pm to 8.00pm. Improve your self-confidence, flexibility and cardio vascular health. For further details, please contact, the 2019 World Karate Champion and four times European Champion, Philip McCarthy on 085 230 7833.

East Knockbride National School: The Parents Association of East Knockbride National School would like to thank everyone who supported and donated to our recent Memorial Fun Run in memory of our former chairman and past pupil the late Seamus Lynch. The total raised was €3,005 which will in turn see East Knockbride NS, Bailieborough Cancer Comfort Ltd. & Cootehill Cancer Care getting €1,000 each. The Parents Association are delighted to be able to support these two amazing charities which have helped so many families over the years. Thank you to everyone who helped out on the day.

Deepest Sympathy: Deepest Sympathy is extended tohusband Tommy, devoted daughters Brenda, Suzanne and Eileen, brother Willie, sisters Lolly and Doreen, sons in law John and James, grandchildren Anthony, Shauna, Lee, Nicole, Darragh, Cillian and Tadhg, great-grandchildren Luka and Hallie, nieces, nephews and extended family and friends on the death of Jean O’Beirne, (nee Denton), Greagharue, Kells Road, Bailieborough, Co Cavan and formerly Clondalkin, Co. Dublin, who passed away suddenly, at her residence on Saturday, October 8th, 2022.

A Service of Thanksgiving for Jean’s life took place Tuesday, October 11th  in Lakelands Crematorium, Cavan,followed by cremation.  

 Mainly Music, a fun, interactive music group for preschoolers and their caregivers will take place on Friday mornings from 10am -12noon in the Knockbride Church of Ireland Hall (A82 E377). For parents, grandparents and minders with children and babies under 4. Donation €4. Contact Jenny Horner on 086 342 0299 for more info.

Library: Cavan Library Service is delighted to present the Decade of Centenaries Lecture Series 2022. This autumn the series will be both in-person and online and begins in-person at Bailieborough Library on this Thursday, 13th October at 7.30pm with guest speaker Dr Liam McNiff and his lecture ‘An Garda Síochána Mutiny May-June 1922’.

All welcome but booking advised as places are limited! Ring Bailieborough Library at 042 9665779 to book.

Chair Exercise Classes Bailieborough Library with Patricia Crimin (nee O’Reilly), free introductory class on Thursday, October 13th2022 from 11am-12.30pm. Phone 086 3679162 or 042 9665779 for more information.

Five Ways to Wellbeing Workshop in Bailieborough Library on

Wednesday, October 12th at 2.30pm.

The workshop will be delivered by Kim Doherty, Development Officer Mental Health Ireland.

To register: kim@mentalhealthireland or with Bailieborough Library telephone no. 0429665779.

The Five Ways to Wellbeing are simple actions to practice each day to maintain or improve our mental health and wellbeing.

Regretted Death:   Deepest Sympathy is extended to sons Colm and Paul and daughter  Clare, daughters in law Margaret and Caroline, son in law Padraig, sister in law Maise Collins, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and extended family and friends on the death of Brigid O’Brien, (nee Collins), Institute Road, Bailieborough, Co. Cavan, who passed away peacefully, at St Elizabeth’s Nursing Home, Athboy, surrounded by her loving family on Sunday, October 9th, 2022. Brigid was predeceased by her husband Tommy and son Thomas.

Brigid’s Funeral Mass took place on Tuesday, October 11th in St Michael’s Church, Staholmog and afterwards, Brigid’s remains were laid to rest in the adjoining cemetery.  

Bailieborough Cancer Comfort Ltd:  Bailieborough Cancer Comfort are holding a Table Quiz on Friday, October 28th commencing at 8.30pm. Great prizes on offer. Further details to follow. Your support would be greatly appreciated.

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.

October—Month of the Rosary: The Rosary will be recited at the Grotto on the Virginia Road for the month of October, commencing at 3.00pm (please note the change of time). No Rosary on Saturdays. The small Rosary Group would be delighted to welcome more people to make an effort, just for one month.

Indoor Bowling: Indoor Bowling takes place in the Community Centre, Bailieborough, every Wednesday evening for the Winter months at 8.00pm. New members welcome.

St. Annes N. S. Parents Association would like to invite parents/guardians of St. Annes N.S. To their first meeting of the new school year on Monday next, October 17th at 8.00pm, in St. Annes N.S. This is a great opportuinity for new parents/guardians to get involved with the Parents Association. New members welcome.

Bailieborough Celtic A.F.C. : Bailieboro Celtic Girls U12 (born 2011/2012) and U14 (born 2009/2010) teams are looking for new girls to join us for the current season.

Have fun, make new friends and become part of a great team sport.

Training every Monday evening 6.15pm at the Vale Soccer grounds.

Bailieborough Youth Cafe: Meetings of the Bailieborough Youth Cafe take place at the Beckscourt Centre every Tuesday evening. Junior (10 to 13 year olds) from 5.00pm to 6.00pm and Senior (13+ year olds) from 6.00pm to 7.00pm. For further information, please contact 087 768 4757 or 087 383 0752.  

Deepest Sympathy: Deepest Sympathy is extended to mother Ann, brother Joey (Sarah), sisters Natasha, Katrina (Paul), Noelene (Donal), Michaela (John) aunts, uncles, nieces Daireann and Anna, nephews Cathal, Tommy and Oisin, cousins and extended family, neighbours and friends on the death of Patrick (Paddy) Lynch, Relaghan, Shercock, Co. Cavan, who passed away suddenly at his residence on Friday, September 30th 2022. Paddy was predeceased by his father Michael.

Paddy’s Funeral Mass took place in St Anne’s Church, Bailieborough, on Thursday, October 6th and afterwards, Paddy’s remains were laid to rest in St Anne’s Cemetery.  

East Cavan Gaels GAA Club – Hurling News 10th  October 2022:Seniors; The final group game in the Championship is a must win game v Cootehill on Saturday next. Time and venue tbc. Under 13/15/17; The U13s have qualified for the League final v Mullahoran in Kingspan Breffni on Monday next 17th October. Best wishes to all. U15 and U17 lads are doing great work with the county squads in Breffni. Under 11; Nearing the end of the season with a couple more training sessions before the league final v Cootehill in the coming weeks. Under 7/9; Indoor hurling has returned for the new season every Saturday in Killinkere GAA Hall. Under 7 from 1-2pm and Under 9 from 2-3pm. Great numbers in the first weeks so far. We hope to build on last years success as we head through the Autumn,Winter and Spring all the way to Easter 2023. New players are as always very very welcome. Contact Willie on the number below for further details.

The week ahead;Thursday; Senior training Bailieborough GAA astro 8pm. Saturday; Under 7 at 1pm Under 9 at 2pm at Killinkere GAA hall. Senior Championship v Cootehill, time and venue tbc. Sunday; Senior training 10am Bailieborough Shamrocks. Club contacts;U7/9/11; Willie Gaughan 086 164 9280.U13/15/17/Senior; Kathryn O’ Flynn 087 244 1371.Looking forward to seeing you all at THE 17th  GALLANT 5KM/10KM

CHALLENGE: In aid of St Christopher’s Hospice, Cavan which takes place on Saturday 29th October 2022. It is so great to be back as it has been three years since our last Challenge and we are so excited. This year’s event will as usual, start and finish at Mac Seains Bar, Cornafean and will be marked out and stewarded along the route to guide you along the way, to whichever distance you decide to participate in. Over the years the Challenge has been an outstanding success, raising €436,000 for this wonderful cause. There will be loads of surprises and craic on the day and it will be a fantastic day for the family.  Entry fee on the day to participate in the Challenge is voluntary. Registration for the Challenge takes place from 12 noon and the Challenge kicks off at 1pm sharp. Anyone wishing to donate to this very worthy cause can do so by leaving donations in the Village Foodstore, Crossdoney.  All donations are greatly accepted. Sponsorship cards or information on the Challenge are available from St Christopher’s Hospice 049-4332999, Ciaran Weir 086-0753309 and the Village Foodstore in Crossdoney. Please COME ALONG and support this worthy cause!!