Bailieborough News. September 10th 2018. Matthew J. Cullen.

 

Bailieborough Poetry Festival 2018:

The Bailieborough Poetry Festival officially opens on Thursday 4th of October in Bailieborough Library at 7pm. This will include the official opening of the Art Exhibition by Ruth McDonnell in the Library Arts space which runs in conjunction with the Festival. Members of LitLab writing group have been collaborating with the artist and will read some poems inspired by her artworks.

Poets definitely taking part are Annemarie Ní Churreáin, Enda Wyley and Brendan McCann.

Enda Wyley will be reading and facilitating a workshop at Bailieborough Poetry Festival 2018.Watch out for full programme soon.

 

Bailieborough Mental Health Association:

On Thursday the 6th  of September, the Bailieborough Mental Health Association had their annual AGM in the Bailie Hotel and after many long years Winston Turner decided to retire as the Chairperson of the Bailieborough Mental Health Association, This was a very sad day for the association as Winston had served so well and done a fantastic job as the Chairperson but it is has given us the ability to bring the Association into a new era as, there was elected a great and energetic new Chairperson Colm Colgan, Vice-Chairperson Séan McKiernan, the current Treasurer stays on Ann Hanley, Audrey Rogers remains as secretary being assisted by Johnny Kerins who also be in charge of our social media accounts, we look forward to keeping all of you up to date on what events we have coming up.

 

‘Hardtimes Chorus’:

‘Hardtimes Chorus’ are delighted to announce of their upcoming concert, ‘A Million Dreams’ in aid of the Down Syndrome Centre North East. It will be held in St Annes Church on Friday evening, 28th September 2018 at 8.30pm. The Down Syndrome Centre North East has been set up by a group of parents to provide essential services, information and support to people with Down Syndrome and their families living in the North East. The centre is due to open its doors in October 2018 in Carrickmacross, Co Monaghan. Tickets are now available in SuperValu, the Bailie Hotel, Bailie Stores, Turning Head’s Hair Salon and St Anne’s Parish Office during office hours. Please Come Along and support.

 

Race for Grace’:

Come join us in a 5km or 10km Run, Walk or Crawl for ‘Feileacain’ and ‘A Little Lifetime Foundation’—both charities support anyone who has lost a baby in pregnancy or after— in memory of Orla Dean’s grand- daughter Grace, who gained her wings far too soon, on Saturday, September 22nd. They are both amazing charities and every cent raised will go towards supporting families affected by the death of a baby during or after pregnancy. Registration for the event will open at 11am at Bailieborough Community Centre and the event will start at 12pm.
Registration prices are; €5—5km, €10—10km and €15 for Families.
Everyone who registers will be entered into a raffle on the day.
Tea and Sandwiches will be served back at the Community Centre after the event.
Really hope to see you there! All support is greatly appreciated.

 

Family Carers:

 Are you a family carer? Family Carer Support Group’s first meeting will be on Wednesday 12th September from 11am-1pm and every second Wednesday after that at Bailieborough Library. All carers welcome. Do drop in and say Hello!

 

Bailieborough Tidy Towns:

NO POSTERS, please on the Tesco fence or anywhere around the town or on all approach roads from the 50k limit in.

Thanks to all who have already complied with our request.

 

Spanish Lessons:

Spanish Lessons for Primary School Children, from Junior infants to 6th class. Different groups available.  Also, Adult group Lessons available every Tuesday and Wednesday. All lessons are now taking place in the Bailieboro Business Centre (besides the playground) for more information or to register please contact Lydia on 0877414735.

 

Head Shave and Quiz for Haiti.:

A huge thanks to Paul Cooney Junior for raising €1500 by having his head shaved in Nixy’s Square Bar on All Ireland Sunday. This money along with the Quiz and Sponsorship that Brendan Shevlin organised brings the total to €2700. All this money is going to Haven Charity Haiti. Brendan is travelling to Haiti on 15th September to build Chicken Houses as part of this charity. A huge thanks to all who sponsored and gave money along the way to help Brendan raise funds for this great cause.

 

Children’s Irish Dance Classes;

Irish dance classes with World Champions Aishling and Emma Fox will resume on Wednesday, 5th September at 6pm in Tierworker Hall. For more information, please contact Aishling or Emma on (087) 9699235, (087) 2059128. All newcomers welcome.

 

Water Hydrant:

Work is ongoing on replacing the water hydrant on Adelaide Row in Bailieborough which was damaged earlier this summer. The hydrant should be back in place and working before the weekend. Work is also continuing on the footpaths on the corner of Church Street and should be completed soon.

 

Pilates:

Pilates resuming in Bailieboro Trinity Hall on Tuesdays. Classes at 6.15pm and 7.30pm. Suitable for all levels of fitness, booking essential. Please call Anne 087 2601454.

 

Adult Irish Dance and Ceilí Classes:

Adult Irish dance classes will take place in Tierworker Hall at 8:30pm every Wednesday. For more information, please contact Aishling Fox on (087) 9699235.

 

Blessing of the Graves:

Thank you to all who attended the Blessing of the Graves in St. Anne’s Cemetery on Sunday, September 2nd. As usual there was a very large crowd in attendance. Thank you to the Church stewards who managed the parking and traffic very well and to the Pastoral Council who organised the ceremony and who, along with members of the Finance Committee, took up the collection, which this year thanks to your generous contributions amounted to €3921.46. Thank you also to the members of the Community Employment Scheme who had the cemetery looking so well, to the readers, the local Legion of Mary who led the Rosary, to Tommy McCloskey who played a beautiful instrumental piece during the service and to Fr. Martin Gilcreest for his assistance.

Citizen’s Information:

The service continues on every Tuesday, at 1.30pm in the Library.

 

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.

 

Congratulations:

Congratulations to Lisa Cullen, Woodview and Brendan Byrne, Magheracloone, who were married in St. Anne’s Church on Saturday last, September 8th.

 

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.  Anyone want to try kayaking? If you do, be at the Town Lake at 7.00pm. Tea, coffee, fruit and biscuits afterwards. All newcomers welcome.

 

St. Anne’s Folk Choir:

Practice for the Folk Choir take place every Tuesday evening at 8.15pm, in St. Anne’s Church. The future of the Choir depends greatly on the involvement of the parishioners in our Church, so new members would be very much appreciated and welcomed.

 

‘Vincent’s Shop’:

‘Vincent’s Shop’ on Main St., are urgently seeking Gents Clothing and any paper or plastic bags, that they can use in the shop. Thank you for all the kind donations of clothes, toys and bric-a-brac and for generously buying from the shop. All money raised is used for local deserving causes.

 

Social Day Centre:

The Bailieborough Social Day Centre returns on Wednesday, September 12th in the Community Centre from 2.30pm to 4.30pm. Hoping to see some new faces for fun, entertainment and outings, etc… All welcome.

 

The ‘Open Door Sessions’:

Featuring special guests Michael Gallen, Gerry Hodgers, Ollie Gargan, The Giant Wolf Theatre Company and Leona Daly.

The Open Door Sessions, Bailieborough’s free monthly arts and music night is hosting a special gathering of talented musicians and artists from 8.30pm to celebrate Culture Night on Friday 21st September, in Nixy’s Bar, The Square, Bailieborough.

Well into its second year, The Open Door Sessions continues to host new, original music and arts on a monthly basis. Culture Night is an expansion of the Sessions regular programme of talented, established and up-and-coming musicians and artists.

If you haven’t attended before this is a great opportunity to try it out.

Admission to The Open Door Sessions is free and you are welcome to come along to support and enjoy some of the extraordinary talents that exist within our country.

 

Church of Ireland Services for September:

Sunday 16 September: Bailieborough 10:45am – Morning Prayer and Sunday Club, followed by tea and coffee.

Knockbride 12noon – All-Age Service.

Saturday 22nd September: Bailieborough Hall 2-4pm – ‘Messy Church Harvest’.

Sunday 23 September: Bailieborough 10:45am – All-Age Service, followed by tea and coffee.

Knockbride 12noon – Morning Prayer.

Sunday 30 September: United Service in Mullagh 10:30am – All-Age Service followed by tea and coffee.

Sunday 30 September: Harvest Service, Knockbride Church 7:30pm.

Mondays (during term time): Badminton, Bailieborough Hall; 7-8pm for primary students, 8-9pm for secondary students.

 

Bailieborough Business Centre:

Classes for the Autumn Schedule at Bailieborough Business Centre. Call to let us know what you are interested in doing and we will register your interest with the ETB. Please call 042-969-4716 for further information.

 

Bailieborough Indoor Bowls:

Indoor Bowls resumes on Wednesday, September 12th at 8.00pm, in the Community Centre. New members are always most welcome.

 

Baptism Dates in St. Annes for September, October, November and December 2018:

The following are the available dates for Baptisms in St. Anne’s Church–September 15th (Saturday, 1.30pm), September 23rd (Sunday, 12.30pm) October 6th (Saturday, 1.30pm), October 28th (Sunday, 12.30pm), November 10th (Saturday, 1.30pm), November 25th (Sunday, 12.30pm), December 15th (Saturday 1.30pm) and December 23rd (Sunday. 12.30pm).

 

Annual Pony Drivers and Friends, Memorial Drive 2018:

Preparations are well underway for this year’s Memorial/Charity Drive. The Drive will be taking place in Bailieborough at The Hideout on Sunday, the 23rd September, starting at 2pm. This year we are raising money for Cavan/Monaghan Palliative Care. On the day there will be refreshments, raffle, auction and music. The Noel McDermott Perpetual Plaque and The Sean McQuillan Memorial Cup will be presented on the day to ‘the best turned out’ Ponies. We look forward to seeing everyone there to support a very worthy cause.

 

Bailieborough Library:

Everyday Irish – Tuesday evenings 3pm to 5pm

Beginner Conversational Irish Class for Adults who would like to learn the basics.

Bailieborough Library Parent, Baby and Toddler Group has proven to be a vital life line for all stay-at-home parents who may be new to the area and wish to get out of the house and make new friends. There is a huge range of toys for children to play with, while parents can enjoy a cup of tea and chat.

The group meets at the Library Arts space every Wednesday at 10.30am-12pm. Why not join their Facebook Group and keep up to date with news and events.

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

 

‘Strides for Life’:

Strides for Life, a 16-week walking programme for people recovering from cancer treatment will begin in Cavan in September. Organised by the Cuan cancer social and support centre, the course is free and is suitable for all levels of ability. Strides for Life is recommended by the Irish Cancer Society and is designed to improve the level of fitness and quality of life of those recovering from cancer treatment. A friend or family member is also welcome to take part. Pre-registration is required. Phone 0868672568 or 0876486076. Email derbhlaotoole@gmail.com

 

  

 

East Cavan Gaels GAA Club – Hurling News 10th September 2018

Under 7/9; Outdoor hurling now finished for the year. Thanks to all who came out especially during the school holidays which we ran for the first time this year and thanks to those who attended camp. Indoor hurling will return in the next few weeks which will run to May 2019! Watch this space for info.

Under 13; Training on Monday with the U15s in Killann at 7pm.

Under 15; Last round of the Monaghan League v leaders Castleblayney on Wednesday in Kingscourt at 6.30. We should be in the Shield Final coming up in a couple of weeks.

Senior; Training Thursday 7pm. Venue tbc. Players will receive text. Cavan Senior Championship coming up end of the month. New players arriving each week which is positive and more are very welcome.

 

The week ahead; Thursday; Adult training in Killann/ Kingscourt/Bailieborough 7pm tbc.

Saturday; U16 intercounty blitz.

Club contacts;

U7/9/11; Willie Gaughan 086 164 9280.

U13; Colin Higgins 087 276 9086.

U15; Pat O’Flaherty 087 450 1524.

U15/17; Kathryn O’ Flynn 087 244 1371.

Adult; Willie/Kathryn 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: Michael Cullen 087 154 2447 or Edel Fox 086 1004030.

 

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

 

Bailieborough News. September 3rd 2018. Matthew J. Cullen.

 

Bailieborough Poetry Festival 2018: Bailieborough Poetry Competition:

The Festival will take place from 4th to 7th October 2018. The Bailieborough Poetry Prize 2018 is now open for entries. The Poetry Prize 2018 will be an open competition with a first prize of €300 for the winning poet. The judge this year is Noel Monahan and the closing date for the submission of entries is Monday next, September 10th, 2018. Full competition rules are available on the Bailieborough Poetry website.

The Bailieborough Poetry Festival officially opens on Thursday 4th of October in Bailieborough Library at 7pm. This will include the official opening of the Art Exhibition by Ruth McDonnell in the Library Arts space which runs in conjunction with the Festival. Members of LitLab writing group have been collaborating with the artist and will read some poems inspired by her artworks.

Poets definitely taking part are Annemarie Ní Churreáin, Enda Wyley and Brendan McCann.

Enda Wyley will be reading and facilitating a workshop at Bailieborough Poetry Festival 2018.Watch out for full programme soon.

 

‘Hardtimes Chorus’:

‘Hardtimes Chorus’ are delighted to announce of their upcoming concert, ‘A Million Dreams’ in aid of the Down Syndrome Centre North East. It will be held in St Annes Church on Friday evening, 28th September 2018 at 8.30pm. The Down Syndrome Centre North East has been set up by a group of parents to provide essential services, information and support to people with Down Syndrome and their families living in the North East. The centre is due to open its doors in October 2018 in Carrickmacross, Co Monaghan. Please Come Along and support.

 

Bailieborough Mental Health Association:

Bailieborough Mental Health Association will be holding its Annual General Meeting on this Thursday evening, September 6th at 8.30 pm, in the Bailie Hotel. New members welcome.

 

Race for Grace’:

Come join us in a 5km or 10km Run, Walk or Crawl for ‘Feileacain’ and ‘A Little Lifetime Foundation’—both charities support anyone who has lost a baby in pregnancy or after— in memory of Orla Dean’s grand- daughter Grace, who gained her wings far too soon, on Saturday, September 22nd. They are both amazing charities and every cent raised will go towards supporting families affected by the death of a baby during or after pregnancy. Registration for the event will open at 11am at Bailieborough Community Centre and the event will start at 12pm.
Registration prices are; €5—5km, €10—10km and €15 for Families.
Everyone who registers will be entered into a raffle on the day.
Tea and Sandwiches will be served back at the Community Centre after the event.
Really hope to see you there! All support is greatly appreciated.

 

Deepest Sympathy:

Deepest Sympathy is extended to Peter Crosby and family, Curkish on the recent death of Peter’s brother, Gerard (Carrickmacross). Gerard’s Funeral took place in St. Joseph’s Church, Carrickmacross on Monday last, August 27th.

 

Bailieborough Walking Group:

Wednesday, September 5th –  Castle Lake                                                                                               (M) Walk 1.5 hours (E) Walk 1 hour. Walk commences at 7.15pm at Bailieborough Business Centre, Shercock Road, Bailieborough.  This is the final walk of the season. All welcome.

 

Bailieborough School of Music:

 Lotto results for 01-09-2018.  Numbers Drawn; 3, 13, 16, 22   No Jackpot Winner, Lucky Dip (€25) Winners; Gerard and Geraldine Larkin; James Gerard Kellett; Terry Smith; Declan McGuirk. Jackpot next week, €4,500.

 

 

Bailieborough Tidy Towns:

NO POSTERS, please on the Tesco fence or anywhere around the town or on all approach roads from the 50k limit in.

Thanks to all who have already complied with our request.

 

Children’s Irish Dance Classes;

Irish dance classes with World Champions Aishling and Emma Fox will resume on Wednesday, 5th September at 6pm in Tierworker Hall. For more information, please contact Aishling or Emma on (087) 9699235, (087) 2059128. All newcomers welcome.

 

Pilates:

Pilates resuming in Bailieboro Trinity Hall on Tuesday September 11th, classes at 6.15pm and 7.30pm. Suitable for all levels of fitness, booking essential. Please call Anne 087 2601454.

 

Adult Irish Dance and Ceilí Classes:

Adult Irish dance classes will take place in Tierworker Hall at 8:30pm every Wednesday. For more information, please contact Aishling Fox on (087) 9699235.

Citizen’s Information:

The service continues on every Tuesday, at 1.30pm in the Library.

 

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.

 

Book Reading:

Bailieborough native, Norma MacMaster (née Jameson), will read from her book ‘Silence Under a Stone’ at the Library, on this Thursday September 6th at 7.30pm. All members of the community are invited to this FREE event!

 

Balloon Release:

The Annual Balloon Release in Memory of our loved ones who died by Suicide, will be held at Lough Sillan Lake, Shercock on Friday 7th of September at 7.30pm, sharp. Please bring your own helium balloons. Songs will be sung and a few words said, to remember all our family and friends gone too soon, but never forgotten. All welcome.

 

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.  Anyone want to try kayaking? If you do, be at the Town Lake at 7.00pm. Tea, coffee, fruit and biscuits afterwards. All newcomers welcome.

 

St. Anne’s Folk Choir:

Practice for the Folk Choir take place every Tuesday evening at 8.15pm, in St. Anne’s Church. The future of the Choir depends greatly on the involvement of the parishioners in our Church, so new members would be very much appreciated and welcomed.

 

‘Vincent’s Shop’:

‘Vincent’s Shop’ on Main St., are urgently seeking Gents Clothing and any paper or plastic bags, that they can use in the shop. Thank you for all the kind donations of clothes, toys and bric-a-brac and for generously buying from the shop. All money raised is used for local deserving causes.

 

Well Done Leanne:

Well done again to Leanne Kiernan who scored twice for the Republic of Ireland Senior Ladies side in their 4-0 win over Northern Ireland on Friday evening last in Tallaght Stadium, in their FIFA 2019 World Cup qualifier.  Leanne also got the ‘Three’ Player of the Match award for her outstanding performance.

 

The ‘Open Door Sessions’:

Featuring special guests Michael Gallen, Gerry Hodgers, Ollie Gargan, The Giant Wolf Theatre Company and Leona Daly.

The Open Door Sessions, Bailieborough’s free monthly arts and music night is hosting a special gathering of talented musicians and artists from 8.30pm to celebrate Culture Night on Friday 21st September, in Nixy’s Bar, The Square, Bailieborough.

Well into its second year, The Open Door Sessions continues to host new, original music and arts on a monthly basis. Culture Night is an expansion of the Sessions regular programme of talented, established and up-and-coming musicians and artists.

If you haven’t attended before this is a great opportunity to try it out.

Admission to The Open Door Sessions is free and you are welcome to come along to support and enjoy some of the extraordinary talents that exist within our country.

 

St. Vincent DePaul: Annual Pilgrimage to Knock:

The annual St. Vincent DePaul Pilgrimage to Knock will take place on Saturday next, September 8th. A bus will be leaving the Community Centre at 8.30am.

 

First Communion: Parents Meetings:

St. Felim’s, National School, The Vale, –Monday next, September 10th at 8.00pm and St. Anne’s, National School, Tuesday next, September 11th at 8.00pm.

 

Church of Ireland Services for September:

Saturday 8th September: Knockbride 2pm – ‘Through the Roof Harvest’(Harvest service for adults and children with learning difficulties and their carers).

Sunday 9 September: Bailieborough 10:45am – Morning Prayer and Sunday Club, followed by tea and coffee.

Knockbride 12noon – Holy Communion and Sunday Club.

Sunday 16 September: Bailieborough 10:45am – Morning Prayer and Sunday Club, followed by tea and coffee.

Knockbride 12noon – All-Age Service.

Saturday 22nd September: Bailieborough Hall 2-4pm – ‘Messy Church Harvest’.

Sunday 23 September: Bailieborough 10:45am – All-Age Service, followed by tea and coffee.

Knockbride 12noon – Morning Prayer.

Sunday 30 September: United Service in Mullagh 10:30am – All-Age Service followed by tea and coffee.

Sunday 30 September: Harvest Service, Knockbride Church 7:30pm.

Mondays (during term time): Badminton, Bailieborough Hall; 7-8pm for primary students, 8-9pm for secondary students.

 

Bailieborough Business Centre:

Classes for the Autumn Schedule at Bailieborough Business Centre. Call to let us know what you are interested in doing and we will register your interest with the ETB. Please call 042-969-4716 for further information.

 

Hard Luck: Hard Luck but very well done to the Bailieborough Shamrock’s Senior Ladies Football Team and Management in their loss in the Intermediate Championship final on Saturday last. Great experience gained which should help out immensely next year.

 

Baptism Dates in St. Annes for September, October, November and December 2018:

The following are the available dates for Baptisms in St. Anne’s Church–September 15th (Saturday, 1.30pm), September 23rd (Sunday, 12.30pm) October 6th (Saturday, 1.30pm), October 28th (Sunday, 12.30pm), November 10th (Saturday, 1.30pm), November 25th (Sunday, 12.30pm), December 15th (Saturday 1.30pm) and December 23rd (Sunday. 12.30pm).

 

Pilates:

Pilates resumes in Bailieborough Leisure Centre the first week in September for 4 weeks, Wednesday mornings at 10am and Friday mornings at 6:30am.
Also, morning and evening classes available at Cross, Mullagh.
To book, contact Julie 086 3283943, julie@cavanphysicaltherapy.com or FB /JulieCarolanCavanPhysicalTherapy

 

Annual Pony Drivers and Friends, Memorial Drive 2018:

Preparations are well underway for this year’s Memorial/Charity Drive. The Drive will be taking place in Bailieborough at The Hideout on Sunday, the 23rd September, starting at 2pm. This year we are raising money for Cavan/Monaghan Palliative Care. On the day there will be refreshments, raffle, auction and music. The Noel McDermott Perpetual Plaque and The Sean McQuillan Memorial Cup will be presented on the day to ‘the best turned out’ Ponies. We look forward to seeing everyone there to support a very worthy cause.

 

Bailieborough Library:

Everyday Irish – Tuesday evenings 3pm to 5pm

Beginner Conversational Irish Class for Adults who would like to learn the basics.

Bailieborough Library Parent, Baby and Toddler Group has proven to be a vital life line for all stay-at-home parents who may be new to the area and wish to get out of the house and make new friends. There is a huge range of toys for children to play with, while parents can enjoy a cup of tea and chat.

The group meets at the Library Arts space every Wednesday at 10.30am-12pm. Why not join their Facebook Group and keep up to date with news and events.

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

 

‘Strides for Life’:

Strides for Life, a 16-week walking programme for people recovering from cancer treatment will begin in Cavan in September. Organised by the Cuan cancer social and support centre, the course is free and is suitable for all levels of ability. Strides for Life is recommended by the Irish Cancer Society and is designed to improve the level of fitness and quality of life of those recovering from cancer treatment. A friend or family member is also welcome to take part. Pre-registration is required. Phone 0868672568 or 0876486076. Email derbhlaotoole@gmail.com

 

 

 

East Cavan Gaels GAA Club – Hurling News 3rd September 2018

Under 7/9/11;

No training this week, all back to school! Last outdoor hurling next week. U7/9 match in Carrick Sunday morning at 10am tbc and U11 blitz on 3G Breffni Park Monday 10th at 7pm. We then prepare to move indoors.

Above; ECGs Brién and Tómas Williams hold the All Ireland Hurling U21 trophy in the Gaelic grounds in Limerick last Sunday. Tómas had the honour of being a flag bearer as the teams entered the pitch. ECG zippy tops show well also. Well done lads!

Under 15; The lads had a great win v Carrick in the Monaghan league last week.

Above; Mondays U15 squad.

Adult; History makers!

Senior hurling is now up and running. We had our very first match on Thursday last in Inniskeen, putting in a solid performance for a new side. We hope to have another challenge game this coming week as we prepare to enter the Cavan Senior Hurling Championship for the first time. New players especially welcome.

Above; Thursdays historic first ever ECG senior side.

Above; Special thanks to Lagan Brick for their kind sponsorship of senior jerseys for our new side.

L-r; Willie Gaughan ECG, Barry Reilly Lagan Brick, Kathryn O’Flynn Secretary ECG, Gerry White Lagan Brick, Tony McCaffrey Lagan Brick.

The week ahead;

Monday; U13/15 training in Killann at 7pm.

Thursday; Adult training in Killann or match in Kingscourt 7pm tbc.

Sunday; U7/9 away to Carrick 10am tbc.

Club contacts;

U7/9/11; Willie Gaughan 086 164 9280.

U13; Colin Higgins 087 276 9086.

U15; Pat O’Flaherty 087 450 1524.

U15/17; Kathryn O’ Flynn 087 244 1371.

Adult; Willie/Kathryn 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: Michael Cullen 087 154 2447 or Edel Fox 086 1004030.

 

Alcoholics Anonymous:

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

 

Bailieborough News. August 27th 2018. Matthew J. Cullen.

 

 

Bailieborough Poetry Festival 2018: Bailieborough Poetry Competition:

The Festival will take place from 4th to 7th October 2018. The Bailieborough Poetry Prize 2018 is now open for entries. The Poetry Prize 2018 will be an open competition with a first prize of €300 for the winning poet. The judge this year is Noel Monahan and the closing date for the submission of entries is Monday, September 10th, 2018. Full competition rules are available on the Bailieborough Poetry website.

Full details soon but there will be poetry readings, open mics, poetry workshops, the Annual Poetry Competition and an associated Art Exhibition.

Poets definitely taking part are Annemarie Ní Churreáin, Enda Wyley and Brendan McCann.

Enda Wyley will be reading and facilitating a workshop at Bailieborough Poetry Festival 2018.Watch out for full programme soon.

 

Blessing of the Graves:

The Annual Blessing of the Graves will take place in St. Anne’s Cemetery on Sunday next, September 2nd at 12 noon. Each family is asked to bring along a small container of water, which will be blessed during the service. This water will be sprinkled by a family member on the grave, before the recitation of the Rosary.

All Church stewards are asked to assist with parking and report to the car park at the cemetery by 10.45am. Those attending the ceremony are kindly requested to follow the instructions of the stewards and to co-operate with them at all times. Members of the Parish Pastoral Council will take up a collection for the upkeep of the Cemetery at various different locations before and after the Ceremony.

 

Bailieborough Mental Health Association:

Bailieborough Mental Health Association will be holding its Annual General Meeting on Thursday, September 6th at 8.30 pm, in the Bailie Hotel. New members welcome.

 

Deepest Sympathy:

Deepest Sympathy is extended to parents, Pamela and Pat, sisters Leticha and Reyanna, brother Reece, grandparents, aunties, uncles, cousins and extended family and friends on the death of Baby Willow Clarke, Knockbride East, Bailieborough, who was born asleep with the Angels on Wednesday, 15th August 2018. Funeral Mass of the Angels for Willow took place in St. Bridget’s Chapel, Knockbride East, on Friday 24th  August.

 

 

FREE Five Week Basic

iPhone, iPad, Tablet and Smartphone class, commencing in Bailieborough Library on Tuesday next, September 4th at 10am.  If interested, please enquire at the Library 042 9665779 or call Angela on 046 9280790 to book a place. Classes will be limited to 10 participants.

 

Bailieborough Mid-Summer Festival:

We are calling on the people of Bailieborough, if you have ideas or would like to give us a helping hand with Festival 2019 or the Christmas Lights 2018, we would greatly appreciate it!! Just contact any committee member who will be able to give you further information.

 

Bailieborough Walking Group:

Wednesday, August 29th, Bruce Hill.                                                                        (M) – 1.5hrs approx.  Meet at Carrickabruise National School just of the N3, 3 miles from Virginia. Leaving Bailieborough library at 6.45pm. Walk commences at 7.15pm.

Wednesday, September 5th  –  Castle Lake                                                                                               (M) Walk 1.5 hours (E) Walk 1 hour. Walk commences at 7.15pm at Bailieborough Business Centre, Shercock Road, Bailieborough.   This is the final walk of the season. All welcome.

 

Bailieborough School of Music:

Lotto results for 25-08-2018.  Numbers Drawn; 4, 10, 14, 16   No Jackpot Winner, Lucky Dip (€25) Winners; Joe and Patricia Larkin; Michael Clarke; Madeline and Michael; Jim Gorman. Jackpot next week, €4,400.

 

Bailieborough Tidy Towns:

NO POSTERS, please on the Tesco fence or anywhere around the town or on all approach roads from the 50k limit in.

Thanks to all who have already complied with our request.
Citizen’s Information:

The service resumes on Tuesday, September 4th at 1.30pm in the Library.

 

Well Done:

Congratulations and well done to the Players, management team and supporters of the Bailieborough Shamrocks Ladies Team who played Gowna in the Intermediate Championship Semi-Final in Terry Coyle Park on Sunday evening last. The Bailieborough girls won a great game by 4-05 to Gowna’s 2-07 and in doing so, created history, by qualifying for the Intermediate Championship Final for the first time. All roads will lead to Kilnaleck on Saturday afternoon next, when the girls will contest the Intermediate Championship Final against Arva at 4.00pm. All in the community wish the girls, the best of luck in the Final!

 

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.

 

Book Reading:

Bailieborough native, Norma MacMaster (née Jameson), will read from her book ‘Silence Under a Stone’ at the Library, on Thursday September 6th at 7.30pm. All members of the community are invited to this FREE event!

 

Walk, Jog, Run or Crawl!

Run, walk, crawl or jog every Monday and Wednesday evenings at the Community Centre, Chapel Road, Bailieborough at 8pm. All newcomers welcome.  Anyone want to try kayaking? If you do, be at the Town Lake at 7.00pm. Tea, coffee, fruit and biscuits afterwards. All newcomers welcome.

 

Adult Spanish Lessons:

Spanish Adult Lessons are back in September, in Bailieboro Business Centre. Every Tuesday and Wednesday evening, from completely beginners to intermediate level. Classes commence on Tuesday, September 4th, 7—8pm for beginners, 8—9pm for intermediate. Enrolment evening will be on this Thursday, August 30th in the Business Centre.  For more information please ring 087 7414735.

 

Well Done Leanne:

Well done to Bailieborough native, Leanne Kiernan who scored for West Ham Ladies in their 4-1 FA WSL Continental Tyres Cup win over Lewes FC Women on Sunday last.  Leanne appears to be settling in well at West Ham and all wish her continued success in her professional career.

 

The ‘Open Door Sessions’:

Featuring special guests Michael Gallen, Gerry Hodgers, Ollie Gargan, The Giant Wolf Theatre Company and Leona Daly.

The Open Door Sessions, Bailieborough’s free monthly arts and music night is hosting a special gathering of talented musicians and artists from 8.30pm to celebrate Culture Night on Friday 21st September, in Nixy’s Bar, The Square, Bailieborough.

Well into its second year, The Open Door Sessions continues to host new, original music and arts on a monthly basis. Culture Night is an expansion of the Sessions regular programme of talented, established and up-and-coming musicians and artists.

If you haven’t attended before this is a great opportunity to try it out.

Admission to The Open Door Sessions is free and you are welcome to come along to support and enjoy some of the extraordinary talents that exist within our country.

 

St. Vincent DePaul: Annual Pilgrimage to Knock:

The annual St. Vincent DePaul Pilgrimage to Knock will take place on Saturday, September 8th. A bus will be leaving the Community Centre at 8.30am. Booking with €15 bus fare, in Vincent’s Shop, Main Street by Saturday, September 1st.

 

First Communion: Parents Meetings:

St. Felim’s, National School, The Vale, –Monday, September 10th at 8.00pm and St. Anne’s, National School, Tuesday, September 11th at 8.00pm.

 

Balloon Release:

The Annual Balloon Release in Memory of our loved ones who died by Suicide, will be held at Lough Sillan Lake, Shercock on Friday 7th of September at 7.30pm, sharp. Please bring your own helium balloons. Songs will be sung and a few words said, to remember all our family and friends gone too soon, but never forgotten. All welcome.

 

Church of Ireland Services for September: Sunday 2 September

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

Knockbride 12noon – Morning Prayer and Sunday Club.

Saturday 8th September: Knockbride 2pm – ‘Through the Roof Harvest’(Harvest service for adults and children with learning difficulties and their carers).

Sunday 9 September: Bailieborough 10:45am – Morning Prayer and Sunday Club, followed by tea and coffee.

Knockbride 12noon – Holy Communion and Sunday Club.

Sunday 16 September: Bailieborough 10:45am – Morning Prayer and Sunday Club, followed by tea and coffee.

Knockbride 12noon – All-Age Service.

Saturday 22nd September: Bailieborough Hall 2-4pm – ‘Messy Church Harvest’.

Sunday 23 September: Bailieborough 10:45am – All-Age Service, followed by tea and coffee.

Knockbride 12noon – Morning Prayer.

Sunday 30 September: United Service in Mullagh 10:30am – All-Age Service followed by tea and coffee.

Sunday 30 September: Harvest Service, Knockbride Church 7:30pm.

Mondays (during term time): Badminton, Bailieborough Hall; 7-8pm for primary students, 8-9pm for secondary students.

 

Bailieborough Business Centre:

Classes for the Autumn Schedule at Bailieborough Business Centre. Call to let us know what you are interested in doing and we will register your interest with the ETB. Please call 042-969-4716 for further information.

 

Baptism Dates in St. Annes for September and October 2018:

The following are the available dates for Baptisms in St. Anne’s Church–September 15th (Saturday, 1.30pm), September 23rd (Sunday, 12.30pm) October 6th (Saturday, 1.30pm) and October 28th (Sunday, 12.30pm).

 

Pilates: Pilates resumes in Bailieborough Leisure Centre the first week in September for 4 weeks, Wednesday mornings at 10am and Friday mornings at 6:30am. Cost €40.
Also, morning and evening classes available at Cross, Mullagh.
To book, contact Julie 086 3283943, julie@cavanphysicaltherapy.com or FB /JulieCarolanCavanPhysicalTherapy

 

Annual Pony Drivers and Friends, Memorial Drive 2018:

Preparations are well underway for this year’s Memorial/Charity Drive. The Drive will be taking place in Bailieborough at The Hideout on Sunday, the 23rd September, starting at 2pm. This year we are raising money for Cavan/Monaghan Palliative Care. On the day there will be refreshments, raffle, auction and music. The Noel McDermott Perpetual Plaque and The Sean McQuillan Memorial Cup will be presented on the day to ‘the best turned out’ Ponies. We look forward to seeing everyone there to support a very worthy cause.

 

Bailieborough Library:

Everyday Irish – Tuesday evenings 3pm to 5pm

Beginner Conversational Irish Class for Adults who would like to learn the basics.

Bailieborough Library Parent, Baby and Toddler Group has proven to be a vital life line for all stay-at-home parents who may be new to the area and wish to get out of the house and make new friends. There is a huge range of toys for children to play with, while parents can enjoy a cup of tea and chat.

The group meets at the Library Arts space every Wednesday at 10.30am-12pm. Why not join their Facebook Group and keep up to date with news and events.

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

 

‘Strides for Life’:

Strides for Life, a 16-week walking programme for people recovering from cancer treatment will begin in Cavan in September. Organised by the Cuan cancer social and support centre, the course is free and is suitable for all levels of ability. Strides for Life is recommended by the Irish Cancer Society and is designed to improve the level of fitness and quality of life of those recovering from cancer treatment. A friend or family member is also welcome to take part. Pre-registration is required. Phone 0868672568 or 0876486076. Email derbhlaotoole@gmail.com

 

 

 

East Cavan Gaels GAA Club – Hurling News 27th August 2018

Hurling/Camogie Camp.

We had a great week in Kingscourt at our camp. Some new talent emerging which we hope to see at training in the weeks ahead! Thanks to Kingscourt Stars for the use of their fine facilities and to Keith Greene, Cavan GAA, and Pauric Dowdall and Ryan Gaffney, Ulster GAA for their assistance. Also to Miriam and Agnes for registration and supervision and to Pat, Rory, Cian and Kyle for their help with coaching all week.

Happy Campers in Kingscourt!

Above; Campers in action.

Above; Pauric working with the campers.

Under 7/9/11/13;Training on Monday 6.45 in Killann. We will then take a wee break to get everyone back to school!

Intercounty U14; Cavan lost out to Derry in the Shield Final in the All Ireland competition held in Cloghan on Saturday last. Gaels well represented by Nathan, James, Tadhg, Daire and Gary. Well done lads.

Above; Cavan U14 squad with 5 Gaels men and Waterford manager Derek McGrath.

Adult;

We have entered into the Cavan hurling Championship for 2018. Our first game is scheduled for mid-September.

Training Thursday 7.45pm in Killann or Kingscourt whichever available. Numbers beginning to pick up now that the word is out! New players especially welcome.

The week ahead;

Monday; U7/9/11/13 training in Killann 6.45.

Thursday; Adult training in Killann 7.45pm.

Club contacts;

U7/9/11; Willie Gaughan 086 164 9280.

U13; Colin Higgins 087 276 9086.

U15; Pat O’Flaherty 087 450 1524.

U15/17; Kathryn O’ Flynn 087 244 1371.

Adult; Willie/Kathryn 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: Michael Cullen 087 154 2447 or Edel Fox 086 1004030.

 

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

 

Bailieborough News. August 13th 2018. Matthew J. Cullen.

 

Bailieborough Heritage Committee:

The Bailieborough Heritage Committee are holding an ‘Industrial Exhibition’ in Murtagh’s Yard, Main Street, on Saturday next, August 18th from 12 noon to 9.00pm and also on Sunday next, August 19th from 11.00am to 5.00pm. This exhibition will show case Machinery, Garden Furniture, Tools and many items of Historical interest from Bailieborough’s industrial past. If you have any item/s or artefacts that you would like displayed, please contact either, Pat Fitzpatrick at 086 063 5856 or Leslie McKeague at 086 2588 488, who will make arrangements for collection and return of items. The Exhibition event is free of charge and all are most welcome.

 

Heritage Week 2018:

’ My Seven Year Stitch’ Showcases Sally-Ann Duffy’s textile art created during an extraordinary and emotional seven-year period of her life. She believes that the immersion in creative projects through that time has supported her mental health and has been both therapeutic and healing. The art work will be displayed in the beautiful Bailieborough Library arts space until the end of August.

 

Moybologue Historical Society – Cumann Seanchais Mhaigh Bolg is proud to present details for our Heritage Week 2018 event ‘Moybologue: Stories from the Stones’ on Sunday next, 19th August at 3pm in St. Mary’s Hall, Tierworker, Kells, Co. Meath.

This year our event coincides with the annual Blessings of the Graves in the parish of Tierworker and Moybologue and we hope to take this opportunity to #ShareAStory and #MakeAConnection with people from near and far who are in the parish on the day for Cemetery Sunday.

Our event is completely free-of-charge, there is plenty of parking and there will be plenty of refreshments served.

So come along, catch up with your old and new neighbours, and your ancestors while you’re at it, find out what we’ve been up to and tell us your story!

 

Bailieborough Mid-Summer Festival:

We are calling on the people of Bailieborough, if you have ideas or would like to give us a helping hand with Festival 2019 or the Christmas Lights 2018, we would greatly appreciate it!! Just contact any committee member who will be able to give you further information.

 

Bailieborough Walking Group:

Wednesday, August 15th– Derrygoney/Loughbawn, (A) Walk 2hrs approx. Leaving Bailieborough Library at 6.45pm. Walk commences at Derrygooney School at 7.15pm. From Shercock travel towards Cootehill, at 3.8kilometeres turn right for Ballybay, a further 2km turn left and continue for a further 2.5kilometeres to the school on the right.

Wednesday, August 22nd – Skeagh/ Knockbride East                                                                 (M) – 1.5hr approx. Leaving Bailieborough Library at 7.00pm. Meet at Skeaghville Chalets at 7.15pm.  From Bailieborough take Cavan road for 3 km, turn right for Cootehill Road R191, at 2km take a right at sign for Skeaghville, continue straight on this road for approx 2km. All welcome.

 

Deepest Sympathy:

Deepest Sympathy is extended to wife Kitty, son Raymond, daughters Ann, Carol and Joan, son-in-law Michael, daughters-in-law Rosie, Therese, brothers Aiden, Gerard and Sean Vincent, sister Marie, nieces, nephews, grandchildren Nathan, Alannah, Zarah, Olin, Jill, Brendan and Eleanor, cousins, relatives and friends on the death of Brendan McChesney,
Drumamuck, Bailieborough, Cavan who passed away peacefully at his home, in the loving care of his wife Kitty and Family, following a short illness on Thursday, August 2nd, 2018. Brendan was pre-deceased by his sister Sr. Helen. Brendan’s Funeral Mass took place in St. Brigid’s Church, Knockbride East on Saturday, August 4th with burial afterwards in St. Brigid’s Cemetery.

.Bailieborough Tidy Towns:
Keep our town tidy  by buying a reusable blue coffee cup.  For sale now locally in Bailie Stores. All proceeds go to the Tidy Towns.
Also  a ‘ No JUNK MAIL’ on your door helps reduce paper waste. The local ‘Clean Up’ continues on Tuesdays at 7pm.  All welcome.

 

Safe Pass:

Safepass on Friday 24th August from 8am -4pm, lunch included, course fee €100. Please contact Bailieborough Business Centre on  042-96 94 716 for further details.

 

Bailieboro Celtic A.F.C.:

Our under 13’s are getting ready for the coming season, starting September, and training is on Thursday evenings from 7 – 8pm. New players welcome.

Senior pre-season training is on Sunday mornings at 12.00. All players interested in playing in the first short season (August to November) before calendar soccer comes into effect in 2019 are welcome.

 

Deepest Sympathy:

Deepest Sympathy is extended to wife, Ann, son Dermot, daughters Olivia and Sharon, sister Peggy, sons-in-law Brendan and Philip, grandchildren Adam, Tom and Faye, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends on the death of Tenny Sexton, Greaghagibney, Grousehall, Bailieborough, Cavan who passed away peacefully at Cavan General Hospital, after a long illness, surrounded by his wife and family on Thursday, August 2nd. Tenny was predeceased by his sister Maura. Tenny’s Funeral Mass took place in St Michael’s Church, Clifferna on Sunday, August 5th with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

 

Citizen’s Information:

Please note that there will be NO Citizens Information service at the Library for the month of August. The service resumes on Tuesday, September 4th at 1.30pm!

 

Beginners Yoga:

Beginners Yoga takes place every Saturday morning between 9.30 and 10.30am, in Bailieborough Leisure Centre. €60 for six classes/€12 per ‘drop-in’ class. Contact Darren at 086 846 9581 or email darrenclarke@campus.ie for further information. Bring a yoga mat, an open mind and wear comfortable clothing.

 

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.

 

Adult Spanish Lessons:

Spanish Adult Lessons are back in September, in Bailieboro Business Centre. Every Tuesday and Wednesday evening, from completely beginners to intermediate level. For more information please ring 0877414735.

 

St. Vincent DePaul: Annual Pilgrimage to Knock:

The annual St. Vincent DePaul Pilgrimage to Knock will take place on Saturday, September 8th. A bus will be leaving the Community Centre at 8.30am. Booking with 15 bus fare, in Vincent’s Shop, Main Street by Saturday, September 1st.

 

Fundraising Table Quiz:

Bailieborough Shamrocks GAA Club’s Brendan Shevlin—who works for Manor Farm, is heading to Haiti to help with the Haven Chicken Project. Brendan is part of a group from Manor Farm who are going over to build Chicken Farms in Haiti. As part of his efforts Brendan also needs to Fundraise and as part of these Fundraising Efforts, he is having a Table Quiz in Nixy’s, The Square Bar at 10pm on Friday next 17th, August 2018. All are invited to turn out and support Brendan in his Fundraising Efforts. What a wonderful thing Brendan is doing. All welcome.

 

Blessing of the Graves:

The Annual Blessing of the Graves will take place in St. Anne’s Cemetery on Sunday, September 2nd at 12 noon. Now would be the ideal time to look after the grave or a plot of a loved one in preparation for Cemetery Sunday.

 

Dogs Trust Ireland: Workshop in the Library:

  Thinking of getting a dog for your family? Dogs Trust Ireland will host a workshop at Bailieborough Library on Thursday, August 16th at 2.30pm, with Education Officer, Paul Cleary and his dog, Magic. The workshop is FREE with lots of information and facts about getting a dog and what to expect!

 

Church of Ireland Services for August :
Sunday 19 August:

Bailieborough 10:45am – Morning Prayer, followed by tea and coffee.

Knockbride 12noon – Morning Prayer.

Sunday 26 August:

Bailieborough 10:45am – All-Age Service, followed by tea and coffee.

Knockbride 12noon – Morning Prayer.

 

Bailieborough Business Centre:

 Food Safety Training HACCP at Bailieborough Business Centre. One-day Course – Cost €60. This course is a must for anybody in the food preparation and provision business, places are limited to 10 participants. Call 042-969-4716 to reserve a space.

Computers for Beginners – learn a new skill over the Summer. The course will introduce you to email, social media, on line transactions, and many more ways to make your life easier with the internet. Call 042-969-4716 – Classes are free of charge.

Classes for the Autumn Schedule at Bailieborough Business Centre. Call to let us know what you are interested in doing and we will register your interest with the ETB. Please call 042-969-4716 for further information.

 

Bailieborough Poetry Festival 2018: Bailieborough Poetry Competition:  The Festival will take place from 4th to 7th October 2018. The Bailieborough Poetry Prize 2018 is now open for entries. The judge this year is Noel Monahan and the closing date for the submission of entries is Monday, September 10th, 2018. Full competition rules are available on the Bailieborough Poetry website.

Full details soon but there will be poetry readings, open mics, poetry workshops, the Annual Poetry Competition and an associated Art Exhibition.

Poets definitely taking part are Annemarie Ní Churreáin, Enda Wyley and Brendan McCann.

Enda Wyley will be reading and facilitating a workshop at Bailieborough Poetry Festival 2018.Watch out for full programme soon.

 

Baptism Dates in St. Annes for August, September and October 2018: The following are the available dates for Baptisms in St. Anne’s Church–August 19th (Sunday 12.30pm), September 15th (Saturday, 1.30pm), September 23rd (Sunday, 12.30pm) October 6th (Saturday, 1.30pm) and October 28th (Sunday, 12.30pm).

 

Bailieborough Library:

Everyday Irish – Tuesday evenings 3pm to 5pm

Beginner Conversational Irish Class for Adults who would like to learn the basics.

Bailieborough Library Parent, Baby and Toddler Group has proven to be a vital life line for all stay-at-home parents who may be new to the area and wish to get out of the house and make new friends. There is a huge range of toys for children to play with, while parents can enjoy a cup of tea and chat.

The group meets at the Library Arts space every Wednesday at 10.30am-12pm. Why not join their Facebook Group and keep up to date with news and events.

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

 

All- Ireland Drag Hunt Heats:

The Irish Northern Drag Hunt Association are delighted to host the All Ireland Heats on Saturday the 25th August, starting at 1 pm, at the farm of Patrick Shalvey, Maudabawn. Spectators of all ages very welcome. Presentations, entertainment and refreshments will take place in Connolly’s Pub, Cootehill at 9pm. Everybody very welcome.

 

  

 

East Cavan Gaels GAA Club – Hurling News 13th August 2018

 

Hurling Camogie Camp 2018.

3-day Camp in Kingscourt Stars GAA grounds. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 21/22/23rd August from 10-1.30pm. For boys and girls aged 6-12 (primary school ages). €30 per child. All are very welcome. A great way to get introduced to hurling before joining our club if you haven’t played hurling before. Lots of great hurling activity for all to enjoy. Registration from 9.15 on the first day.

 

Under 7/9/11; Great trip to Carlanstown on Tuesday last in bright sunshine to play new Meath hurling club North Meath Gaels. We had 2 under 9 sides and one large squad of U11s. Great hurling on show. Training on Monday in Killann at 6.45.

 

U11s in Carlanstown.

 

 

U9s in Carlanstown.

 

2nd U9 team with their North Meath Gaels friends.

 

Under 13; The lads now await Cavan competitions.

 

Under 15; A great win after a long trip to Lisbellaw to take on the hosts on Monday last. We received a walkover in the latest round v Monaghan Harps. Two more regular rounds, v Carrick this Thursday, and Blayney Monday 20th, both in Kingscourt, before the knockout stages.

 

Mondays U15 squad.

Under 17; Proving very difficult to get fixtures during the summer months. More info at training.

 

Adult; Training Thursday 7.30 in Killann. New players especially welcome.

 

The week ahead;

Monday; Training for U7/9/11/13/15 in Killann. U7/9/11 6.45. Older lads 7pm.

Thursday; U15s home to Carrick in Kingscourt 7.30. Adult training 7.30 in Killann.

Club contacts;

U7/9/11; Willie Gaughan 086 164 9280.

U13; Colin Higgins 087 276 9086.

U15; Pat O’Flaherty 087 450 1524.

U15/17; Kathryn O’ Flynn 087 244 1371.

Adult; Willie/Kathryn 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: Michael Cullen 087 154 2447 or Edel Fox 086 1004030.

 

Alcoholics Anonymous:

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

Bailieborough News. August 13th 2018. Matthew J. Cullen.

Bailieborough Heritage Committee:

The Bailieborough Heritage Committee are holding an ‘Industrial Exhibition’ in Murtagh’s Yard, Main Street, on Saturday next, August 18th from 12 noon to 9.00pm and also on Sunday next, August 19th from 11.00am to 5.00pm. This exhibition will show case Machinery, Garden Furniture, Tools and many items of Historical interest from Bailieborough’s industrial past. If you have any item/s or artefacts that you would like displayed, please contact either, Pat Fitzpatrick at 086 063 5856 or Leslie McKeague at 086 2588 488, who will make arrangements for collection and return of items. The Exhibition event is free of charge and all are most welcome.

 

Heritage Week 2018:

’ My Seven Year Stitch’ Showcases Sally-Ann Duffy’s textile art created during an extraordinary and emotional seven-year period of her life. She believes that the immersion in creative projects through that time has supported her mental health and has been both therapeutic and healing. The art work will be displayed in the beautiful Bailieborough Library arts space until the end of August.

 

Moybologue Historical Society – Cumann Seanchais Mhaigh Bolg is proud to present details for our Heritage Week 2018 event ‘Moybologue: Stories from the Stones’ on Sunday next, 19th August at 3pm in St. Mary’s Hall, Tierworker, Kells, Co. Meath.

This year our event coincides with the annual Blessings of the Graves in the parish of Tierworker and Moybologue and we hope to take this opportunity to #ShareAStory and #MakeAConnection with people from near and far who are in the parish on the day for Cemetery Sunday.

Our event is completely free-of-charge, there is plenty of parking and there will be plenty of refreshments served.

So come along, catch up with your old and new neighbours, and your ancestors while you’re at it, find out what we’ve been up to and tell us your story!

 

Bailieborough Mid-Summer Festival:

We are calling on the people of Bailieborough, if you have ideas or would like to give us a helping hand with Festival 2019 or the Christmas Lights 2018, we would greatly appreciate it!! Just contact any committee member who will be able to give you further information.

 

Bailieborough Walking Group:

Wednesday, August 15th– Derrygoney/Loughbawn, (A) Walk 2hrs approx. Leaving Bailieborough Library at 6.45pm. Walk commences at Derrygooney School at 7.15pm. From Shercock travel towards Cootehill, at 3.8kilometeres turn right for Ballybay, a further 2km turn left and continue for a further 2.5kilometeres to the school on the right.

Wednesday, August 22nd – Skeagh/ Knockbride East                                                                 (M) – 1.5hr approx. Leaving Bailieborough Library at 7.00pm. Meet at Skeaghville Chalets at 7.15pm.  From Bailieborough take Cavan road for 3 km, turn right for Cootehill Road R191, at 2km take a right at sign for Skeaghville, continue straight on this road for approx 2km. All welcome.

 

Deepest Sympathy:

Deepest Sympathy is extended to wife Kitty, son Raymond, daughters Ann, Carol and Joan, son-in-law Michael, daughters-in-law Rosie, Therese, brothers Aiden, Gerard and Sean Vincent, sister Marie, nieces, nephews, grandchildren Nathan, Alannah, Zarah, Olin, Jill, Brendan and Eleanor, cousins, relatives and friends on the death of Brendan McChesney,
Drumamuck, Bailieborough, Cavan who passed away peacefully at his home, in the loving care of his wife Kitty and Family, following a short illness on Thursday, August 2nd, 2018. Brendan was pre-deceased by his sister Sr. Helen. Brendan’s Funeral Mass took place in St. Brigid’s Church, Knockbride East on Saturday, August 4th with burial afterwards in St. Brigid’s Cemetery.

.Bailieborough Tidy Towns:
Keep our town tidy  by buying a reusable blue coffee cup.  For sale now locally in Bailie Stores. All proceeds go to the Tidy Towns.
Also  a ‘ No JUNK MAIL’ on your door helps reduce paper waste. The local ‘Clean Up’ continues on Tuesdays at 7pm.  All welcome.

 

Safe Pass:

Safepass on Friday 24th August from 8am -4pm, lunch included, course fee €100. Please contact Bailieborough Business Centre on  042-96 94 716 for further details.

 

Bailieboro Celtic A.F.C.:

Our under 13’s are getting ready for the coming season, starting September, and training is on Thursday evenings from 7 – 8pm. New players welcome.

Senior pre-season training is on Sunday mornings at 12.00. All players interested in playing in the first short season (August to November) before calendar soccer comes into effect in 2019 are welcome.

 

Deepest Sympathy:

Deepest Sympathy is extended to wife, Ann, son Dermot, daughters Olivia and Sharon, sister Peggy, sons-in-law Brendan and Philip, grandchildren Adam, Tom and Faye, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends on the death of Tenny Sexton, Greaghagibney, Grousehall, Bailieborough, Cavan who passed away peacefully at Cavan General Hospital, after a long illness, surrounded by his wife and family on Thursday, August 2nd. Tenny was predeceased by his sister Maura. Tenny’s Funeral Mass took place in St Michael’s Church, Clifferna on Sunday, August 5th with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

 

Citizen’s Information:

Please note that there will be NO Citizens Information service at the Library for the month of August. The service resumes on Tuesday, September 4th at 1.30pm!

 

Beginners Yoga:

Beginners Yoga takes place every Saturday morning between 9.30 and 10.30am, in Bailieborough Leisure Centre. €60 for six classes/€12 per ‘drop-in’ class. Contact Darren at 086 846 9581 or email darrenclarke@campus.ie for further information. Bring a yoga mat, an open mind and wear comfortable clothing.

 

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.

 

Adult Spanish Lessons:

Spanish Adult Lessons are back in September, in Bailieboro Business Centre. Every Tuesday and Wednesday evening, from completely beginners to intermediate level. For more information please ring 0877414735.

 

St. Vincent DePaul: Annual Pilgrimage to Knock:

The annual St. Vincent DePaul Pilgrimage to Knock will take place on Saturday, September 8th. A bus will be leaving the Community Centre at 8.30am. Booking with 15 bus fare, in Vincent’s Shop, Main Street by Saturday, September 1st.

 

Fundraising Table Quiz:

Bailieborough Shamrocks GAA Club’s Brendan Shevlin—who works for Manor Farm, is heading to Haiti to help with the Haven Chicken Project. Brendan is part of a group from Manor Farm who are going over to build Chicken Farms in Haiti. As part of his efforts Brendan also needs to Fundraise and as part of these Fundraising Efforts, he is having a Table Quiz in Nixy’s, The Square Bar at 10pm on Friday next 17th, August 2018. All are invited to turn out and support Brendan in his Fundraising Efforts. What a wonderful thing Brendan is doing. All welcome.

 

Blessing of the Graves:

The Annual Blessing of the Graves will take place in St. Anne’s Cemetery on Sunday, September 2nd at 12 noon. Now would be the ideal time to look after the grave or a plot of a loved one in preparation for Cemetery Sunday.

 

Dogs Trust Ireland: Workshop in the Library:

  Thinking of getting a dog for your family? Dogs Trust Ireland will host a workshop at Bailieborough Library on Thursday, August 16th at 2.30pm, with Education Officer, Paul Cleary and his dog, Magic. The workshop is FREE with lots of information and facts about getting a dog and what to expect!

 

Church of Ireland Services for August :
Sunday 19 August:

Bailieborough 10:45am – Morning Prayer, followed by tea and coffee.

Knockbride 12noon – Morning Prayer.

Sunday 26 August:

Bailieborough 10:45am – All-Age Service, followed by tea and coffee.

Knockbride 12noon – Morning Prayer.

 

Bailieborough Business Centre:

 Food Safety Training HACCP at Bailieborough Business Centre. One-day Course – Cost €60. This course is a must for anybody in the food preparation and provision business, places are limited to 10 participants. Call 042-969-4716 to reserve a space.

Computers for Beginners – learn a new skill over the Summer. The course will introduce you to email, social media, on line transactions, and many more ways to make your life easier with the internet. Call 042-969-4716 – Classes are free of charge.

Classes for the Autumn Schedule at Bailieborough Business Centre. Call to let us know what you are interested in doing and we will register your interest with the ETB. Please call 042-969-4716 for further information.

 

Bailieborough Poetry Festival 2018: Bailieborough Poetry Competition:  The Festival will take place from 4th to 7th October 2018. The Bailieborough Poetry Prize 2018 is now open for entries. The judge this year is Noel Monahan and the closing date for the submission of entries is Monday, September 10th, 2018. Full competition rules are available on the Bailieborough Poetry website.

Full details soon but there will be poetry readings, open mics, poetry workshops, the Annual Poetry Competition and an associated Art Exhibition.

Poets definitely taking part are Annemarie Ní Churreáin, Enda Wyley and Brendan McCann.

Enda Wyley will be reading and facilitating a workshop at Bailieborough Poetry Festival 2018.Watch out for full programme soon.

 

Baptism Dates in St. Annes for August, September and October 2018: The following are the available dates for Baptisms in St. Anne’s Church–August 19th (Sunday 12.30pm), September 15th (Saturday, 1.30pm), September 23rd (Sunday, 12.30pm) October 6th (Saturday, 1.30pm) and October 28th (Sunday, 12.30pm).

 

Bailieborough Library:

Everyday Irish – Tuesday evenings 3pm to 5pm

Beginner Conversational Irish Class for Adults who would like to learn the basics.

Bailieborough Library Parent, Baby and Toddler Group has proven to be a vital life line for all stay-at-home parents who may be new to the area and wish to get out of the house and make new friends. There is a huge range of toys for children to play with, while parents can enjoy a cup of tea and chat.

The group meets at the Library Arts space every Wednesday at 10.30am-12pm. Why not join their Facebook Group and keep up to date with news and events.

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

 

All- Ireland Drag Hunt Heats:

The Irish Northern Drag Hunt Association are delighted to host the All Ireland Heats on Saturday the 25th August, starting at 1 pm, at the farm of Patrick Shalvey, Maudabawn. Spectators of all ages very welcome. Presentations, entertainment and refreshments will take place in Connolly’s Pub, Cootehill at 9pm. Everybody very welcome.

 

 

  

East Cavan Gaels GAA Club – Hurling News 13th August 2018

 

Hurling Camogie Camp 2018.

3-day Camp in Kingscourt Stars GAA grounds. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 21/22/23rd August from 10-1.30pm. For boys and girls aged 6-12 (primary school ages). €30 per child. All are very welcome. A great way to get introduced to hurling before joining our club if you haven’t played hurling before. Lots of great hurling activity for all to enjoy. Registration from 9.15 on the first day.

 

Under 7/9/11; Great trip to Carlanstown on Tuesday last in bright sunshine to play new Meath hurling club North Meath Gaels. We had 2 under 9 sides and one large squad of U11s. Great hurling on show. Training on Monday in Killann at 6.45.

U11s in Carlanstown.

U9s in Carlanstown.

2nd U9 team with their North Meath Gaels friends.

 

Under 13; The lads now await Cavan competitions.

 

Under 15; A great win after a long trip to Lisbellaw to take on the hosts on Monday last. We received a walkover in the latest round v Monaghan Harps. Two more regular rounds, v Carrick this Thursday, and Blayney Monday 20th, both in Kingscourt, before the knockout stages.

Mondays U15 squad.

Under 17; Proving very difficult to get fixtures during the summer months. More info at training.

 

Adult; Training Thursday 7.30 in Killann. New players especially welcome.

 

The week ahead;

Monday; Training for U7/9/11/13/15 in Killann. U7/9/11 6.45. Older lads 7pm.

Thursday; U15s home to Carrick in Kingscourt 7.30. Adult training 7.30 in Killann.

Club contacts;

U7/9/11; Willie Gaughan 086 164 9280.

U13; Colin Higgins 087 276 9086.

U15; Pat O’Flaherty 087 450 1524.

U15/17; Kathryn O’ Flynn 087 244 1371.

Adult; Willie/Kathryn 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: Michael Cullen 087 154 2447 or Edel Fox 086 1004030.

 

Alcoholics Anonymous:

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

 

Bailieborough News. August 6th 2018. Matthew J. Cullen.

 

Presentation Night for the Niamh Crosby Memorial Bike Runs:

 The Presentation Night of funds raised from the Bike runs held on Easter Sunday and also the run that was recently held in Monaghan to raise funds for the Niamh Crosby Family Comfort Room in St. James’s Hospital, will take place in Enagh House, on this Friday night, August 10th at 10pm. Light refreshments will be served and all support greatly appreciated.

 

Bailieborough Mid-Summer Festival:

We are calling on the people of Bailieborough, if you have ideas or would like to give us a helping hand with Festival 2019 or the Christmas Lights 2018, we would greatly appreciate it!! Just contact any committee member who will be able to give you further information.

 

Bailieborough Walking Group:

Wednesday, August 8th – Tierworker, (M) Walk 1.5hrs approx. Leaving Bailieborough Library at 6.55pm. Meet at church car park beside the Royal Breffni. Walk commences at 7.15pm.

August 15th– Derrygoney/Loughbawn, (A) Walk 2hrs approx. Leaving Bailieborough Library at 6.45pm. Walk commences at Derrygooney School at 7.15pm. From Shercock travel towards Cootehill, at 3.8kilometeres turn right for Ballybay, a further 2km turn left and continue for a further 2.5kilometeres to the school on the right. All welcome.

 

Bailieborough Tidy Towns:
Keep our town tidy  by buying a reusable blue coffee cup.  For sale now locally in Bailie Stores. All proceeds go to the Tidy Towns.
Also  a ‘ No JUNK MAIL’ on your door helps reduce paper waste. The local ‘Clean Up’ continues on Tuesdays at 7pm.  All welcome.

 

Bailieboro Celtic A.F.C.:

Our under 13’s are getting ready for the coming season, starting September, and training is on Thursday evenings from 7 – 8pm. New players welcome.

Senior pre-season training is on Sunday mornings at 12.00. All players interested in playing in the first short season (August to November) before calendar soccer comes into effect in 2019 are welcome.

 

Citizen’s Information:

Please note that there will be NO Citizens Information service at the Library for the month of August. The service resumes on Tuesday, September 4th at 1.30pm!

 

Beginners Yoga:

Beginners Yoga takes place every Saturday morning between 9.30 and 10.30am, in Bailieborough Leisure Centre. €60 for six classes/€12 per ‘drop-in’ class. Contact Darren at 086 846 9581 or email darrenclarke@campus.ie for further information. Bring a yoga mat, an open mind and wear comfortable clothing.

 

Bailieborough School of Music:

Lotto results for 04-08-2018.  Numbers Drawn; 4, 13, 18, 19.  No Jackpot Winner, Lucky Dip (€25) Winners; Aisling Dunne; Sean Hoey; Hugh Smith; John Reilly. Jackpot next week, €4,100.

 

Bailieborough Heritage Committee:

The Bailieborough Heritage Committee are holding an ‘Industrial Exhibition’ in Murtagh’s Yard, Main Street, on Saturday, August 18th from 12 noon to 9.00pm and also on Sunday, August 19th from 11.00am to 5.00pm. This exhibition will show case Machinery, Garden Furniture, Tools and many items of Historical interest from Bailieborough’s industrial past. If you have any item/s or artefacts that you would like displayed, please contact either, Pat Fitzpatrick at 086 063 5856 or Leslie McKeague at 086 2588 488, who will make arrangements for collection and return of items. The Exhibition event is free of charge and all are most welcome.

 

East Cavan Gaels:

Hurling: Much like Cusack and Davin in 1883, East Cavan Gaels continue the local hurling revival with the addition of adult hurling to our ranks for the very first time.
However, Cusack and Davin didn’t have a nine-year body of work completed before launching their team. We do! We have teams from small U7 and U9 and our older U11,13,15 and U17 sides all wishing to play adult hurling and represent East Cavan Gaels in the years ahead. Our very first group of boys, lads who began in 2009 as 9 and 10 year olds have now become fully grown men and want to play for our club at adult hurling, but, we don’t have enough of them – yet!!
We need YOUR help and support to get them there. Any adults wishing to play or return to hurling are very welcome to don the ECG jersey and play with us. We have entered into a 9 a side adult competition but if we have enough interest we may even enter 2 sides! That is up to YOU!
Join with us and help us put the final piece to the puzzle almost 10 years in the making.
ADULT HURLING TRAINING EVERY THURSDAY IN KILLANN PITCH, OPPOSITE THE CHURCH, JUST PAST THE DROP INN PUB AT 7PM. The pitch is just off the Bailieborough/Shercock road.
All ages and abilities welcome to try hurling with us. We will supply equipment if needed.
Join the local hurling revolution!
Contacts; Kathryn, 087 244 1371.Willie 086 164 9280.

 

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.

 

Heritage Week 2018:’

My Seven Year Stitch’ Showcases Sally-Ann Duffy’s textile art created during an extraordinary and emotional seven-year period of her life. She believes that the immersion in creative projects through that time has supported her mental health and has been both therapeutic and healing. The art work will be displayed in the beautiful Bailieborough Library arts space during the month of August. The Official opening will be on Saturday 11th August at 2.30 with a light afternoon tea! The exhibition will be opened by Deputy Niamh Smyth T.D. on Saturday next, August 11th at 2.30pm. Refreshments will be served and all are welcome.

 

Adult Spanish Lessons:

Spanish Adult Lessons are back in September, in Bailieboro Business Centre. Every Tuesday and Wednesday evening, from completely beginners to intermediate level. For more information please ring 0877414735.

 

Fundraising Table Quiz:

Bailieborough Shamrocks GAA Club’s Brendan Shevlin—who works for Manor Farm, is heading to Haiti to help with the Haven Chicken Project. Brendan is part of a group from Manor Farm who are going over to build Chicken Farms in Haiti. As part of his efforts Brendan also needs to Fundraise and as part of these Fundraising Efforts, he is having a Table Quiz in Nixy’s The Square Bar at 10pm on Friday 17th, August 2018. All are invited to turn out and support Brendan in his Fundraising Efforts. What a wonderful thing Brendan is doing. All welcome.

 

Blessing of the Graves:

The Annual Blessing of the Graves will take place in St. Anne’s Cemetery on Sunday, September 2nd at 12 noon. Now would be the ideal time to look after the grave or a plot of a loved one in preparation for Cemetery Sunday.

 

Dogs Trust Ireland: Workshop in the Library:

Thinking of getting a dog for your family? Dogs Trust Ireland will host a workshop at Bailieborough Library on Thursday, August 16th at 2.30pm, with Paul Cleary and his dog, Magic. The workshop is FREE with lots of information and facts about getting a dog and what to expect!

 

Church of Ireland Services for August :
Sunday 12 August:

Bailieborough 10:45am – Morning Prayer, followed by tea and coffee.

Knockbride 12noon – Holy Communion.

Sunday 19 August:

Bailieborough 10:45am – Morning Prayer, followed by tea and coffee.

Knockbride 12noon – Morning Prayer.

Sunday 26 August:

Bailieborough 10:45am – All-Age Service, followed by tea and coffee.

Knockbride 12noon – Morning Prayer.

 

Bailieborough Business Centre:  

Food Safety Training HACCP at Bailieborough Business Centre. One-day Course – Cost €60. This course is a must for anybody in the food preparation and provision business, places are limited to 10 participants. Call 042-969-4716 to reserve a space.

Computers for Beginners – learn a new skill over the Summer. The course will introduce you to email, social media, on line transactions, and many more ways to make your life easier with the internet. Call 042-969-4716 – Classes are free of charge.

Classes for the Autumn Schedule at Bailieborough Business Centre. Call to let us know what you are interested in doing and we will register your interest with the ETB. Please call 042-969-4716 for further information.

 

Moybologue Historical Society – Cumann Seanchais Mhaigh Bolg is proud to present details for our Heritage Week 2018 event ‘Moybologue: Stories from the Stones’ on Sunday 19th August at 3pm in St. Mary’s Hall, Tierworker, Kells, Co. Meath.

This year our event coincides with the annual Blessings of the Graves in the parish of Tierworker and Moybologue and we hope to take this opportunity to #ShareAStory and #MakeAConnection with people from near and far who are in the parish on the day for Cemetery Sunday.

Our event is completely free-of-charge, there is plenty of parking and there will be plenty of refreshments served.

So come along, catch up with your old and new neighbours, and your ancestors while you’re at it, find out what we’ve been up to and tell us your story!

 

Bailieborough Poetry Festival 2018: Bailieborough Poetry Competition:  The Festival will take place from 4th to 7th October 2018. The Bailieborough Poetry Prize 2018 is now open for entries. The judge this year is Noel Monahan and the closing date for the submission of entries is Monday, September 10th, 2018. Full competition rules are available on the Bailieborough Poetry website.

Full details soon but there will be poetry readings, open mics, poetry workshops, the Annual Poetry Competition and an associated Art Exhibition.

Poets definitely taking part are Annemarie Ní Churreáin, Enda Wyley and Brendan McCann.

Enda Wyley will be reading and facilitating a workshop at Bailieborough Poetry Festival 2018.Watch out for full programme soon.

 

Baptism Dates in St. Annes for August, September and October 2018:

The following are the available dates for Baptisms in St. Anne’s Church–August 11th (Saturday, 1.30pm), August 19th (Sunday 12.30pm), September 15th (Saturday, 1.30pm), September 23rd (Sunday, 12.30pm) October 6th (Saturday, 1.30pm) and October 28th (Sunday, 12.30pm).

 

Bailieborough Library:

Everyday Irish – Tuesday evenings 3pm to 5pm

Beginner Conversational Irish Class for Adults who would like to learn the basics.

Bailieborough Library Parent, Baby and Toddler Group has proven to be a vital life line for all stay-at-home parents who may be new to the area and wish to get out of the house and make new friends. There is a huge range of toys for children to play with, while parents can enjoy a cup of tea and chat.

The group meets at the Library Arts space every Wednesday at 10.30am-12pm. Why not join their Facebook Group and keep up to date with news and events.

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

 

 

 

East Cavan Gaels GAA Club – Hurling News 6th August 2018

Under 13; The lads fell to defeat to Keady in Keady in the Monaghan league semi-final on Monday last. Cavan fixtures should be coming up soon.

Under 15; The lads make the long trip to Lisbellaw on Monday to play the hosts in the Monaghan league.

Under 17; Proving very difficult to get fixtures during the summer months. More info at training.

Adult; First training session in Killann on Thursday last. We go again this Thursday at 7.30. First challenge games coming up.

The week ahead;

Thursday; Adult training 7.30 in Killann.

Friday; U15 game tbc.

Club contacts;

U7/9/11; Willie Gaughan 086 164 9280.

U13; Colin Higgins 087 276 9086.

U15; Pat O’Flaherty 087 450 1524.

U15/17; Kathryn O’ Flynn 087 244 1371.

Adult; Willie/Kathryn 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: Michael Cullen 087 154 2447 or Edel Fox 086 1004030.

 

CITIZENS INFORMATION:

Co. Cavan Citizens Information Outreach Service in Bailieboro (The Library) on Tuesdays, from 1.30pm – 2.30pm. This is a weekly service.  Any enquiries 076 1075200.

 

Alcoholics Anonymous:

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

 

Bailieborough News. July 9th  2018. Matthew J. Cullen.

Papal Mass in the Phoenix Park—August 26th, 3.00pm:

This is the final event of the World Meeting of Families 2018 and is the only event where some tickets are still available to see Pope Francis on his visit to Ireland. The Meeting in the RDS on the 22nd, 23rd and 24th is booked out as is the visit to Knock Shrine and the Festival of Families in Croke Park on the 25th.

The original bus that was organised from the Parish to travel to the Phoenix Park is almost full. We have booked another smaller bus with 15 seats and 15 tickets for the Papal Mass. If you book a place on the bus, you will receive a ticket for the Mass. You don’t need to go online to book. The tickets are free and will be available to collect closer to the event. A small donation towards transport may be taken up on the bus. Please call the Parish Office at 042 9665117 during office hours (Monday, Tuesday and Thursday: 10am to 3.30pm and Friday, 2.00pm to 6.00pm.) to book your place and your ticket.

 

Bailieborough Mid-Summer Festival:

Bailieborough Mid-Summer Festival will be taking place from Friday, 20th of July until Sunday, 22nd of July.

This year we will be holding a Vintage Car, Bike, Tractor and Lorry display.

Please note, there is a limited entry to this event. Anyone interested in bringing a vehicle, please contact 087-7964844. All entries are free.

We are Delighted to announce ‘Little Gem’ will be coming to the Bailie Hotel on Friday, 20th July at 9.00pm. Directed by our local star Padraic McIntyre.

Tickets are available from the Bailie Hotel reception at only €12.

A night not to be missed.

Our Midsummer Festival Duathlon is back on Friday 20th of July. This year, there are new exciting routes to suit all levels. Also there will be a 5k Family Walk or Run, followed by a BBQ for all participants, sponsored by Fox’s bar.

The event will start and finish on Main Street.

Ger Butler will also be Joining us with Elite Country Radio.

Also after last year’s success our Jiving Competition is back, great prizes up for grabs!!

Not long now until Johnny Brady takes the stage, from 4-6pm on Sunday 22nd of July.

A fun-filled weekend for all the family, the Festival will commence on Friday 20th until Sunday 22nd and for further details see next week’s issue of the ‘Celt.

 

Congratulations:

Congratulations to Bailieborough Shamrocks Camogie Club, who are County Junior A League Champions following a comprehensive win in the County Junior A League Final held in Drumgoon on Saturday evening last. The girls won on a scoreline of Bailieboro Camogie: 5-10 (25) to Kill Camogie: 4-4(16). Congratulations girls on a terrific achievement and also well done to the managers, mentors, players and everyone associated with this terrific win.

Bailieborough Walking Group:

Wednesday, July 11th – Dun A Ri Forest, Kingscourt (M) Walk – 1.5 hours. 5km Forest Walk. Commencing at Cabra School entrance to Dun a Rí Forest Park, Shercock Road, Kingscourt at 7.15pm. Leaving Bailieborough Library at 6.50pm.

July 18th– Maudabawn/Mayo Hill: (A)Walk 2 hours. Leaving Bailieborough Library at 6.45pm. Meet at St. Patrick’s Church, Gallonreagh, Maudabawn. Walk commence at 7.15pm.  Follow the R191 Canningstown /Cootehill Road for 10.5km. Turn right at sign for Maudabawn. All welcome.

 

Pilgrimage to Knock:

A Pilgrimage to Knock will take place on Sunday, July 15th, leaving Shercock at 8.30am and Bailieborough at 8.45am. The fare is €20. Contact Geraldine at 087 964 3884 for further details after 6.00pm.

 

Bailieborough Tidy Towns:
Bailieborough Tidy Towns request that all business, property and home owners would help out, by giving their property a face lift in preparation for the Tidy Towns Competition. The local ‘Clean Up’ continues on Tuesdays at 7pm.  All welcome.

 

St. Vincent DePaul Appreciation Event:

Complimentary food, drinks, tea/coffee will be available between 12 noon and 4.00pm, on Friday, July 20th. All are most welcome to call in.

 

Beginners Yoga:

Beginners Yoga takes place every Saturday morning between 9.30 and 10.30am, in Bailieborough Leisure Centre. €60 for six classes/€12 per ‘drop-in’ class. Contact Darren at 086 846 9581 or email darrenclarke@campus.ie for further information. Bring a yoga mat, an open mind and wear comfortable clothing.

 

Safepass on Saturday July 14th from 8am -4pm, lunch included €100 at Bailieborough Business Centre. Please call  042-96 94 716 for further information.

 

Bailieborough School of Music:

Lotto results for 07-07-2018.  Numbers Drawn; 1, 10, 15, 18.  No Jackpot Winner, Lucky Dip (€25) Winners; Brid Murray; Martin and Patricia McGuirk; Gerry Sheanon; John Reilly. Jackpot next week, €3,700.

 

Bailieborough Heritage Society :

New members always welcome to the Heritage Society, please contact 0872244159 for further information.

 

Family Mass:

Many thanks to all those who were involved in the Parish Family Mass on Saturday evening, June 30th to prepare for the World Meeting of Families. Thank You to the families who did the opening procession of symbols, the readings, the prayers of the faithful, the offertory procession and the post communion reflection, to the Choir for their lovely contribution to the liturgy, to the Pastoral Council who organised the event and kept a watchful eye on the bouncy castle, to the ladies who baked buns and to Fox’s Catering for providing the refreshments.

 

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.

 

Heritage Week 2018:
We are getting ready for Heritage Week 2018, August 18-26. If you are interested in or planning hosting a heritage event, contact Cavan Heritage to be included in our Local Heritage Week Guide.

 

Blessing of the Graves:

The Blessing of the Graves will take place in Killann on Saturday, August 18th at 7.00pm, in Shercock on Sunday, August 19th after 11.30am Mass and in Bailieborough on Sunday, September 2nd at 12 noon.

 

Drumkeery Group Water Scheme:

Scouring of the lines continues and will be carried out until this Friday, July 13th. This may cause some disruption to member’s water supply. Should any problems arise, please contact the Maintenance Officer, Seamus McCabe on 086 0466 188. We regret any inconvenience this may cause.

 

Church of Ireland Services for July:

Sunday 15 July

Bailieborough 10:45am – Morning Prayer, followed by tea and coffee.

Knockbride 12noon – Morning Prayer.

Sunday 22 July

Bailieborough 10:45am – Morning Prayer, followed by tea and coffee.

Knockbride 12noon – Morning Prayer.

Sunday 29 July

United Service in Knockbride 10:30am – All-Age Service followed by tea and coffee.

 

Bailieborough Business Centre:

 Food Safety Training HACCP at Bailieborough Business Centre. One-day Course – Cost €60. This course is a must for anybody in the food preparation and provision business, places are limited to 10 participants. Call 042-969-4716 to reserve a space.

Computers for Beginners – learn a new skill over the Summer. The course will introduce you to email, social media, on line transactions, and many more ways to make your life easier with the internet. Call 042-969-4716 – Classes are free of charge.

Classes for the Autumn Schedule at Bailieborough Business Centre. Call to let us know what you are interested in doing and we will register your interest with the ETB. Please call 042-969-4716 for further information.

 

Bailieborough Poetry Festival 2018

will take place from 4th  – 7th  October 2018.

Full details soon but there will be poetry readings, open mics, poetry workshops, the Annual Poetry Competition and an associated Art Exhibition.

Poets definitely taking part are Annemarie Ní Churreáin, Enda Wyley and Brendan McCann. Watch out for full programme soon.

 

Baptism Dates in St. Annes for July, August, September and October 2018: The following are the available dates for Baptisms in St. Anne’s Church–July 15th (Sunday, 12.30pm), August 11th (Saturday, 1.30pm), August 19th (Sunday 12.30pm), September 15th (Saturday, 1.30pm), September 23rd (Sunday, 12.30pm) October 6th (Saturday, 1.30pm) and October 28th (Sunday, 12.30pm).

 

Bailieborough Library:

Everyday Irish – Tuesday evenings 3pm to 5pm

Beginner Conversational Irish Class for Adults who would like to learn the basics.

Bailieborough Library Parent, Baby and Toddler Group has proven to be a vital life line for all stay-at-home parents who may be new to the area and wish to get out of the house and make new friends. There is a huge range of toys for children to play with, while parents can enjoy a cup of tea and chat.

The group meets at the Library Arts space every Wednesday at 10.30am-12pm. Why not join their Facebook Group and keep up to date with news and events.

Citizens Information every Tuesday 1.30pm-2.30pm on a first come first served basis; Craft Group every Friday 10.30am-1pm; Book Club 6pm-7pm last Thursday of every month; Lit Lab writers group every second Tuesday. Contact 042 9665779 for details on any of the above.

East Cavan Gaels GAA Club – Hurling News 9th July 2018

Under 7/9/11;

Training Monday 6.45 in Killann. New hurleys can be collected also new helmets for those who ordered. Game Friday for U9/11s in Clontibret.

Under 13;

A holiday depleted side fell to defeat to Naoimh Moinne in the semi-final of the Tain league on Monday last. The lads gave a good strong performance and they did very well to reach the semi-final in the first year of this new competition.

Attention now returns to the Monaghan league.

Daire Carolan captaining U13s in semi-final on Monday last.

County Development squads;

East Cavan Gaels men on the Under 14 panel who had three very good wins over Monaghan, Fermanagh and Armagh in Cloghan on Saturday last.

ECG Callum Shiel (r) captained Cavan U14s on Saturday last.

Above; Cavan U14 Development squad.

FridayU9/11s away in Clontibret 6.45 start.

Club contacts;

U7/9/11; Willie Gaughan 086 164 9280.

U13; Colin Higgins 087 276 9086.

U15; Pat O’Flaherty 087 450 1524.

U15/17; Kathryn O’ Flynn 087 244 1371.

 

 

PLUNGE INTO SUMMER’S ARTS AND CRAFTS SUMMER CAMPS:

For 5-12year olds |10am-2pm |€60 per child

Includes clay modelling, painting on canvas, drawing techniques, designing t-shirts and lots more!

Gallonray House Maudabawn 16th–20th July

Bunnoe Community Centre 23rd–27th July. If interested please contact Bláithín Hughes 0862285029 or blaithinhughes@gmail.com

 

 

SUMMER CRAFT and GIFT FAIR, Sunday 15th July, 12.00pm – 5.00pm, Slieve Russell Hotel, Ballyconnell, Co. Cavan. Join us for our annual summer fair, a whole host of handmade crafts, quality giftware and craft supplies. Free admission. For details downlandcrafts.ie or 049 436 4877.

 

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: Michael Cullen 087 154 2447 or Edel Fox 086 1004030.

 

CITIZENS INFORMATION:

Co. Cavan Citizens Information Outreach Service in Bailieboro (The Library) on Tuesdays, from 1.30pm – 2.30pm. This is a weekly service.  Any enquiries 076 1075200.

 

Alcoholics Anonymous:

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

 

Bailieborough News. July 2nd 2018. Matthew J. Cullen.

Papal Mass in the Phoenix Park—August 26th, 3.00pm:

This is the final event of the World Meeting of Families 2018 and is the only event where some tickets are still available to see Pope Francis on his visit to Ireland. The Meeting in the RDS on the 22nd, 23rd and 24th is booked out as is the visit to Knock Shrine and the Festival of Families in Croke Park on the 25th.

During the past few days, the Parish has organised a bus to travel to the Phoenix Park for the Mass. There are still some places available on the bus. If you book a place on the bus, you will receive a ticket for the Mass. You don’t need to go online to book. The tickets are free and will be available to collect closer to the event. A small donation towards transport may be taken up on the bus.

As the Parish Office is closed until Monday next, July 9th, please call 087 4407 990 during the week to book your place and ticket. If there is no immediate reply, please leave a message with your name and number.

St. Benan’s Pastoral Area Pilgrimage to the World Meeting of Families: Booking has now stopped for the Pastoral Area Pilgrimage to the World Meeting of Families in the RDS, Ballsbridge, on Thursday August 23rd. The bus from the Pastoral Area to the RDS on that day, for those who have already booked, is free of charge. Details of the departure times and locations will be announced later.

 

Bailieborough Mid-Summer Festival:

Bailieborough Mid-Summer Festival will be taking place from Friday, 20th of July until Sunday, 22nd of July.

This year we will be holding a Vintage Car, Bike, Tractor and Lorry display.

Please note, there is a limited entry to this event. Anyone interested in bringing a vehicle, please contact 087-7964844. All entries are free.

We are Delighted to announce ‘Little Gem’ will be coming to the Bailie Hotel on Friday, 20th July at 9.00pm. Directed by our local star Padraic McIntyre.

Tickets will go on sale this week from the Bailie Hotel reception at only €12.

A night not to be missed.

Our Midsummer Festival Duathlon is back on Friday 20th of July. This year, there are new exciting routes to suit all levels. Also there will be a 5k Family Walk or Run, followed by a BBQ for all participants, sponsored by Fox’s bar.

The event will start and finish on Main Street

Ger Butler will also be Joining us with Elite Country Radio.

Also after last year’s success our Jiving Competition is back, great prizes up for grabs!!

Only 18 days until Johnny Brady takes the stage, from 4-6pm on Sunday 22nd of July.

A fun-filled weekend for all the family, the Festival will commence on Friday 20th until Sunday 22nd and for further details see next week’s issue of the ‘Celt.

 

Congratulations:

Congratulations to the East Cavan Swim Club swimmers who have qualified for the Irish National Division 2 Championships in Limerick this weekend – well done to Finn Longmore, Kelsey Buckland, Katie Mulvey, Sorsha Cooney and Kate Kierans. Fantastic achievement for all the swimmers and best of luck to those competing.

 

Bailieborough Walking Group:

Wednesday, July 4thth – Trim Castle                                                                           (A) Walk 2+ hours (approx). Leaving Bailieborough Library at 6.15pm. Meet at Trim Castle Carpark.  Walk commences at 7.15pm.

Wednesday, July 11th – Dun A Ri Forest, Kingscourt (M) Walk – 1.5 hours. 5km Forest Walk. Commencing at Cabra School entrance to Dun a Rí Forest Park, Shercock Road, Kingscourt at 7.15pm. Leaving Bailieborough Library at 6.50pm. All welcome.

 

Pilgrimage to Knock:

A Pilgrimage to Knock will take place on Sunday, July 15th, leaving Shercock at 8.30am and Bailieborough at 8.45am. The fare is €20. Contact Geraldine at 087 964 3884 for further details after 6.00pm.

 

Bailieborough Tidy Towns:
Bailieborough Tidy Towns request that all business, property and home owners would help out, by giving their property a face lift in preparation for the Tidy Towns Competition. The local ‘Clean Up’ continues on Tuesdays at 7pm.  All welcome.

 

Beginners Yoga:

Beginners Yoga takes place every Saturday morning between 9.30 and 10.30am, in Bailieborough Leisure Centre. €60 for six classes/€12 per ‘drop-in’ class. Contact Darren at 086 846 9581 or email darrenclarke@campus.ie for further information. Bring a yoga mat, an open mind and wear comfortable clothing.

 

Bailieborough School of Music:

Lotto results for 30-06-2018.  Numbers Drawn; 05, 08, 10, 16.  No Jackpot Winner, Lucky Dip (€25) Winners; Oliver Cooney; Pat Gaffney; Brian Murray; Derek R Smyth. Jackpot next week, €3,600.

 

Bailieborough Heritage Society:

New members always welcome to the Heritage Society, please contact 0872244159 for further information.

 

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.

 

Church of Ireland: Annual Barbeque:

The Bailieborough Church of Ireland Annual BBQ will take place on this Saturday, July 7th from 5.00pm onwards in the Church Hall. Please come along and bring your friends—everybody very welcome.

 

Bailieborough Irish Red Cross ’Tea Party’:

The Bailieborough branch of the Irish Red Cross will be hosting their ‘Tea Party’ on Thursday, July 5th at 6.30pm, in the Bailie Hotel. All welcome.

 

Heritage Week 2018:
We are getting ready for Heritage Week 2018, August 18-26. If you are interested in or planning hosting a heritage event, contact Cavan Heritage to be included in our Local Heritage Week Guide.

 

Blessing of the Graves:

The Blessing of the Graves will take place in Killann on Saturday, August 18th at 7.00pm, in Shercock on Sunday, August 19th after 11.30am Mass and in Bailieborough on Sunday, September 2nd at 12 noon.

 

Drumkeery Group Water Scheme:

Scouring of the lines has commenced and will be carried out until Friday, July 13th. This may cause some disruption to member’s water supply. Should any problems arise, please contact the Maintenance Officer, Seamus McCabe on 086 0466 188. We regret any inconvenience this may cause.

 

Church of Ireland Services for July:

Sunday 8 July

Bailieborough 10:45am – Morning Prayer, followed by tea and coffee.

Knockbride 12noon – Holy Communion.

Sunday 15 July

Bailieborough 10:45am – Morning Prayer, followed by tea and coffee.

Knockbride 12noon – Morning Prayer.

Sunday 22 July

Bailieborough 10:45am – Morning Prayer, followed by tea and coffee.

Knockbride 12noon – Morning Prayer.

Sunday 29 July

United Service in Knockbride 10:30am – All-Age Service followed by tea and coffee.

 

Bailieborough Business Centre:  

Food Safety Training HACCP at Bailieborough Business Centre. One-day Course – Cost €60. This course is a must for anybody in the food preparation and provision business, places are limited to 10 participants. Call 042-969-4716 to reserve a space.

Computers for Beginners – learn a new skill over the Summer. The course will introduce you to email, social media, on line transactions, and many more ways to make your life easier with the internet. Call 042-969-4716 – Classes are free of charge.

Classes for the Autumn Schedule at Bailieborough Business Centre. Call to let us know what you are interested in doing and we will register your interest with the ETB. Please call 042-969-4716 for further information.

 

Bailieborough Poetry Festival 2018 will take place from 4th – 7th  October 2018.

Full details soon but there will be poetry readings, open mics, poetry workshops, the Annual Poetry Competition and an associated Art Exhibition.

Poets definitely taking part are Annemarie Ní Churreáin, Enda Wyley and Brendan McCann. Watch out for full programme soon.

 

Baptism Dates in St. Annes for July, August, September and October 2018: The following are the available dates for Baptisms in St. Anne’s Church–July 7th (Saturday, 1.30pm), July 15th (Sunday, 12.30pm), August 11th (Saturday, 1.30pm), August 19th (Sunday 12.30pm), September 15th (Saturday, 1.30pm), September 23rd (Sunday, 12.30pm) October 6th (Saturday, 1.30pm) and October 28th (Sunday, 12.30pm).

 

Bailieborough Library:

Everyday Irish – Tuesday evenings 3pm to 5pm

Beginner Conversational Irish Class for Adults who would like to learn the basics.

Bailieborough Library Parent, Baby and Toddler Group has proven to be a vital life line for all stay-at-home parents who may be new to the area and wish to get out of the house and make new friends. There is a huge range of toys for children to play with, while parents can enjoy a cup of tea and chat.

The group meets at the Library Arts space every Wednesday at 10.30am-12pm. Why not join their Facebook Group and keep up to date with news and events.

Citizens Information every Tuesday 1.30pm-2.30pm on a first come first served basis; Craft Group every Friday 10.30am-1pm; Book Club 6pm-7pm last Thursday of every month; Lit Lab writers group every second Tuesday. Contact 042 9665779 for details on any of the above.

East Cavan Gaels GAA Club – Hurling News 2nd July 2018

Under 7/9/11;

The lads had a great blitz in Inniskeen last week with U7 and U9 games v Inniskeen, Carrick, Blayney and Knockbridge where everyone performed very well in the sunshine.

No training this week. Cul camp in Kingscourt. Training Monday 9th in Killann.

 

 

The U7 and U9 teams in Inniskeen last week.

Under 13;

The lads play Naoimh Moinne from Dundalk in Dundalk on Monday 2nd in the semi-final of the Tain league. Best of luck to all.

U13s after Longford Slashers game last week.

Under 15;

A good performance although not the right result in going down by four points to Carrick in the Monaghan league. Missing a few regulars due to the holidays. Home to Cootehill Monday 9th July.

Club contacts;

U7/9/11; Willie Gaughan 086 164 9280.

U13; Colin Higgins 087 276 9086.

U14/15; Pat O’Flaherty 087 450 1524.

U14/15/17; Kathryn O’ Flynn 087 244 1371.

 

SUMMER CRAFT and GIFT FAIR, Sunday 15th July, 12.00pm – 5.00pm, Slieve Russell Hotel, Ballyconnell, Co. Cavan. Join us for our annual summer fair, a whole host of handmade crafts, quality giftware and craft supplies. Free admission. For details downlandcrafts.ie or 049 436 4877.

 

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: Michael Cullen 087 154 2447 or Edel Fox 086 1004030.

 

CITIZENS INFORMATION:

Co. Cavan Citizens Information Outreach Service in Bailieboro (The Library) on Tuesdays, from 1.30pm – 2.30pm. This is a weekly service.  Any enquiries 076 1075200.

 

Alcoholics Anonymous:

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

 

Bailieborough News. June 25th 2018. Matthew J. Cullen.

 

Thank You:

Thank you to everyone who supported the Ann Clerkin Memorial Walk held on Saturday, May 26th and a very special thanks to all who helped out on the day. The event—which was a great success—raised €8,586 and will be divided equally between Bailieborough Cancer Comfort Fund, Drumlin House, Cootehill and MS Ireland (The Multiple Sclerosis Society of Ireland) Cavan Branch. Thank you all so much, from the Clerkin Family.

 

Bailieborough Walking Group:

Wednesday, June 27th: Tower of Lloyd, Kells, Co Meath.

(M) 1.5 hrs. Leaving Bailieborough Library at 6.30pm.

Meet at Spire R163 Oldcastle Road out of Kells. Walk commences at 7.15pm.

Wednesday, July 4thth –  Trim Castle                                                                           (A) Walk 2+ hours (approx). Leaving Bailieborough Library at 6.15pm. Meet at Trim Castle Carpark.  Walk commences at 7.15pm. All welcome.

 

Family Mass—Saturday, June 30th at 7.00pm:

To highlight the upcoming ‘World Meeting of Families’ there will be a special ‘Family Mass’ in St. Annes Church, Bailieborough, next Saturday evening, June 30th at 7.00pm. Tea/Coffee will be served on the lawn after the Mass. There will be a ‘Bouncy Castle’ for the children and the newly renovated Parish Centre will be open for anyone who wishes to have a look around. All welcome.

 

Lakelands Arch Club:

Lakelands Arch Club is a club for children and adults with additional needs. We are having our Summer Party this Wednesday, June 27th from 7—9pm in the BDA Centre, Shercock Road. Come join us to see who we are and what we do!!

 

Bailieborough Tidy Towns:
Bailieborough Tidy Towns request that all business, property and home owners would help out, by giving their property a face lift in preparation for the Tidy Towns Competition. The local ‘Clean Up’ continues on Tuesdays at 7pm.  All welcome.

 

Bailieborough School of Music:

 Lotto results for 16-06-2018.  Numbers Drawn; 01, 02, 10, 19.  No Jackpot Winner, Lucky Dip (€25) Winners; Brid Murray; Martin Fulton; Ciaran Guckian; Mark McCabe.

Lotto results for 23-06-2018.  Numbers Drawn; 07, 11, 18, 22.  No Jackpot Winner, Lucky Dip (€25) Winners; Sarah O’Reilly; Michael Clinch; Martin Murray; Damien Stafford. Jackpot next week, €3,500.

 

Bailieborough Heritage Society :

New members always welcome to the Heritage Society, please contact 0872244159 for further information.

 

Deepest Sympathy:

Deepest Sympathy is extended to wife Christine, son David, brother Roy, daughter-in-law Susan, sister-in-law Gwenda, grandchildren Rachael, Johnny, Sarah and Bobby, neighbours and friends on the death of Vernon White, Derrynure, Bailieborough, Co. Cavan, who passed away on Sunday, 17th June 2018, peacefully at his residence. Vernon was pre deceased by his son Paul. Vernon’s Funeral Service took place on Wednesday, June 20th  in Corglass Presbyterian Church with burial afterwards in adjoining graveyard.

 

St. Felim’s N.S., The Vale:

The Board of Management and the Parents Association are holding a ‘Sponsor A Tree’ Fundraiser for a new play surface. The cost is €50. Full details can be found on www.thevalens.com or by contacting, the School Office at 042 9665605, Catherine Cahill at 086 608 2663 or Helen Sheridan at 089 424 0969. We are reaching out to all parents, past pupils, businesses and community members to help us.

 

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.

 

Irish Blood Transfusion Service:

The mobile unit of the Irish Blood Transfusion Service will be in attendance at the Bailieborough Community School on this Thursday, June 28th from 5.00pm to 8.30pm. All regular donors are requested to attend and new donors would be especially welcome.

 

Church of Ireland: Annual Barbeque:

The Bailieborough Church of Ireland Annual BBQ will take place on Saturday, July 7th from 5.00pm onwards in the Church Hall. Please come along and bring your friends—everybody very welcome.

 

Bailieborough Irish Red Cross ’Tea Party’:

The Bailieborough branch of the Irish Red Cross will be hosting their ‘Tea Party’ on Thursday, July 5th at 6.30pm, in the Bailie Hotel. All welcome.

 

Blessing of the Graves:

The Blessing of the Graves will take place in Killann on Saturday, August 18th at 7.00pm, in Shercock on Sunday, August 19th after 11.30am Mass and in Bailieborough on Sunday, September 2nd at 12 noon.

 

Drumkeery Group Water Scheme:

Scouring of the lines has commenced and will be carried out until Friday, July 13th. This may cause some disruption to member’s water supply. Should any problems arise, please contact the Maintenance Officer, Seamus McCabe on 086 0466 188. We regret any inconvenience this may cause.

 

Bailieborough Community School Class of 1988 Reunion

We are going to attempt to reunite. Anyone from the Class of ’88 who went to Bailieborough Community School anytime between 1983-1988 are welcome. We are aiming to have the reunion in October somewhere in Bailieborough. Please contact the ‘BCS Class of 88 Facebook page’ for further information.

 

Church of Ireland Services for July: Sunday 1 July

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

Knockbride 12noon – Morning Prayer.

Sunday 8 July

Bailieborough 10:45am – Morning Prayer, followed by tea and coffee.

Knockbride 12noon – Holy Communion.

Sunday 15 July

Bailieborough 10:45am – Morning Prayer, followed by tea and coffee.

Knockbride 12noon – Morning Prayer.

Sunday 22 July

Bailieborough 10:45am – Morning Prayer, followed by tea and coffee.

Knockbride 12noon – Morning Prayer.

Sunday 29 July

United Service in Knockbride 10:30am – All-Age Service followed by tea and coffee.

 

Bailieborough Business Centre:  Food Safety Training HACCP at Bailieborough Business Centre. One-day Course – Cost €60. This course is a must for anybody in the food preparation and provision business, places are limited to 10 participants. Call 042-969-4716 to reserve a space.

Computers for Beginners – learn a new skill over the Summer. The course will introduce you to email, social media, on line transactions, and many more ways to make your life easier with the internet. Call 042-969-4716 – Classes are free of charge.

Classes for the Autumn Schedule at Bailieborough Business Centre. Call to let us know what you are interested in doing and we will register your interest with the ETB. Please call 042-969-4716 for further information.

 

Bailieborough Mid-Summer Festival:

Bailieborough Mid-Summer Festival will be taking place from Friday, 20th of July until Sunday, 22nd of July. If anyone has any ideas for this year’s Festival, you can email us at

bailieboroughmidsummerfestival@gmail.com

Only 3 Weeks away. The Festival brochures are near completion and should soon be available in the local shops and businesses. The Festival this year, promises to provide entertainment for young and old and all in between and should be one of the highlights of the year for all local folk.

 

Baptism Dates in St. Annes for July and August 2018:

The following are the available dates for Baptisms in St. Anne’s Church–July 7th (Saturday, 1.30pm), July 15th (Sunday, 12.30pm), August 11th (Saturday, 1.30pm) and August 19th (Sunday 12.30pm).

 

Bailieborough Library:

Everyday Irish – Tuesday evenings 3pm to 5pm

Beginner Conversational Irish Class for Adults who would like to learn the basics.

Bailieborough Library Parent, Baby and Toddler Group has proven to be a vital life line for all stay-at-home parents who may be new to the area and wish to get out of the house and make new friends. There is a huge range of toys for children to play with, while parents can enjoy a cup of tea and chat.

The group meets at the Library Arts space every Wednesday at 10.30am-12pm. Why not join their Facebook Group and keep up to date with news and events.

Citizens Information every Tuesday 1.30pm-2.30pm on a first come first served basis; Craft Group every Friday 10.30am-1pm; Book Club 6pm-7pm last Thursday of every month; Lit Lab writers group every second Tuesday. Contact 042 9665779 for details on any of the above.

 

Tanagh Outdoor Education and Training Centre

are now taking bookings for their Outdoor Adventure Summer Camps, Summer Forest Schools and Adults Learn to Kayak sessions. Contact Philomena on 049 5552988 or email info@tanaghoutdooreducation.com for more details on dates and cost. Book early to avoid disappointment.

 

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: Michael Cullen 087 154 2447 or Edel Fox 086 1004030.

 

CITIZENS INFORMATION:

 Co. Cavan Citizens Information Outreach Service in Bailieboro (The Library) on Tuesdays, from 1.30pm – 2.30pm. This is a weekly service.  Any enquiries 076 1075200.

 

Alcoholics Anonymous:

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

 

Bailieborough News. June 18th 2018. Matthew J. Cullen.

Lakelands Arch Club:

The Annual General Meeting of the Lakelands Arch Club will take place in the Hotel Bailie, tonight, Wednesday, June 20th at 7.30pm. The Arch Club is a social meeting place which takes place once a month for people of all ages with Special Needs. Anyone interested in joining or becoming a volunteer is most welcome to attend the A.G.M. for further information. Your attendance would be greatly appreciated.

 

Well Done:

Well done to local girl Kayley McDonald, who was part of the Cavan Under 14 girls squad who played in the All Ireland Under 14A Final against Dublin on Saturday last in Dunleer, Co. Louth.  The Cavan girls had a great win by 4—06 to 2—09 in a highly entertaining game and are now All-Ireland Champions at this grade for the first time since 2015.

 

Bailieborough Walking Group:

Wednesday, June 20th – Corraneary/Mountainlodge:  

(A) Walk 2 + hours (approx) (M) – 1 hour

Leaving Bailieborough Library at 6.50pm. Walk commences at Corraneary Presbyterian Church car park at 7.15pm. From Canningstown driving towards Shercock turn left at crossroads, 2.7 kilometres from Canningstown. Drive a further 1 kilometre.

Wednesday, June 27th: Tower of Lloyd, Kells, Co Meath.

(M) 1.5 hrs. Leaving Bailieborough Library at 6.30pm.

Meet at Spire R163 Oldcastle Road out of Kells. Walk commences at 7.15pm.

All welcome.

 

5K/10K FUN-RUN/WALK

East Knockbride N.S. Parents Association are holding their annual 5k and 10k Fun-Run/Walk on Sunday 24th June 2018 at 3.00pm.  Registration from 2.15pm in school, Walk/Run commencing at 3.00pm.  Adults €10, Children €5, family rates available.  Refreshments in school afterwards.  Your support would be greatly appreciated.

 

Bailieborough Tidy Towns:
Bailieborough Tidy Towns request that all business, property and home owners would help out, by giving their property a face lift in preparation for the Tidy Towns Competition. The local ‘Clean Up’ continues on Tuesdays at 7pm.  All welcome.

 

‘Moonwalk’:

A ‘Moonwalk’ will take place on Lough an Leagh on Saturday next, 23rd June at 9 pm approx. 5 km walk/run, entry fee €10 starting at the Picnic area. All proceeds go to local Cancer Charities, refreshments afterwards. All welcome.

 

Bailieboro Celtic A.F.C.:

The Club’s Annual General Meeting will take place on Thursday evening, June 21st in the Clubrooms at the Vale Complex at 8.15pm.

 

Cuinniú na nÓg at Bailieborough Library FREE storytelling with one of Ireland’s finest storytellers, Niall De Burca, on Saturday June 23rd from 3pm-4pm for all children aged 7-12 years. Phone 042 9665779 for more info.

 

Bailieborough Social Day Group:

The group’s Annual Day Tour to the Irish National Stud and Japanese Gardens will take place on Tuesday, June 26th. The tour is open to non-members. For further information, please contact 086 4008753 or 087 242 9503.

 

Bailieborough Heritage Society:

New members always welcome to the Heritage Society, please contact 0872244159 for further information.

 

SVP Shop, Bailieborough:

We wish to inform you that Cavan County Council has instructed the Society to remove the SVP clothes bin in the Tesco Car Park. This bin has provided the Society with valuable donations for our local community. From now on, we are requesting donors to take donations to the bin in the Church Car Park or directly to the shop. It would seem to be a commercial decision on the part of Cavan County Council since, unlike other bin providers, we haven’t heretofore been required to rent the bin space. Thank you for all donations and we would like to emphasise that we are open as normal even though there is scaffolding in front of the shop.

 

Deepest Sympathy:

Deepest Sympathy is extended to the family, relatives and friends of Albert McKinley Lisgar, Bailieborough, Co. Cavan, who passed away peacefully, at Cavan General Hospital, on Sunday, June 10th 2018. Albert’s Funeral Service took place in Corglass Presbyterian Church on Tuesday, June 12th with burial afterwards in the adjoining graveyard.

 

St. Felim’s N.S., The Vale:

The Board of Management and the Parents Association are holding a ‘Sponsor A Tree’ Fundraiser for a new play surface. The cost is €50. Full details can be found on www.thevalens.com or by contacting, the School Office at 042 9665605, Catherine Cahill at 086 608 2663 or Helen Sheridan at 089 424 0969. We are reaching out to all parents, past pupils, businesses and community members to help us.

 

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.

 

Irish Blood Transfusion Service:

The mobile unit of the Irish Blood Transfusion Service will be in attendance at the Bailieborough Community School on Thursday, June 28th from 5.00pm to 8.30pm. All regular donors are requested to attend and new donors would be especially welcome.

 

Church of Ireland: Annual Barbeque:

The Bailieborough Church of Ireland Annual BBQ will take place on Saturday, July 7th from 5.00pm onwards in the Church Hall. Please come along and bring your friends—everybody very welcome.

 

Blessing of the Graves:

The Blessing of the Graves will take place in Killann on Saturday, August 18th at 7.00pm, in Shercock on Sunday, August 19th after 11.30am Mass and in Bailieborough on Sunday, September 2nd at 12 noon.

 

Drumkeery Group Water Scheme:

Scouring of the lines has commenced and will be carried out until Friday, July 13th. This may cause some disruption to member’s water supply. Should any problems arise, please contact the Maintenance Officer, Seamus McCabe on 086 0466 188. We regret any inconvenience this may cause.

 

Bailieborough Community School Class of 1988 Reunion

We are going to attempt to reunite. Anyone from the Class of ’88 who went to Bailieborough Community School anytime between 1983-1988 are welcome. We are aiming to have the reunion in October somewhere in Bailieborough. Please contact the ‘BCS Class of 88 Facebook page’ for further information.

 

Church of Ireland Services for June:

Sunday 24th June:

Bailieborough 10:45am – All-Age Service, followed by tea and coffee.

Knockbride 12noon – Morning Prayer.

 

Bailieborough Business Centre:  

Food Safety Training HACCP at Bailieborough Business Centre. One-day Course – Cost €60. This course is a must for anybody in the food preparation and provision business, places are limited to 10 participants. Call 042-969-4716 to reserve a space.

 

Computers for Beginners – learn a new skill over the Summer. The course will introduce you to email, social media, on line transactions, and many more ways to make your life easier with the internet. Call 042-969-4716 – Classes are free of charge.

 

Classes for the Autumn Schedule at Bailieborough Business Centre. Call to let us know what you are interested in doing and we will register your interest with the ETB. Please call 042-969-4716 for further information.

 

Bailieborough Mid-Summer Festival:

Bailieborough Mid-Summer Festival will be taking place from Friday, 20th of July until Sunday, 22nd of July. If anyone has any ideas for this year’s Festival, you can email us at

bailieboroughmidsummerfestival@gmail.com

Only 5 Weeks away. Signs are starting to hit the roadside. Finalised details coming soon and hoping to bring a bit of community spirit to the town and looking for all your support.

If you are a local business and would like to have a promotional stall please contact:
Caroline 087-176-2628 or email: bailieboroughmidsummerfestival@gmail.com to request an application form.

 

Baptism Dates in St. Annes for June, July and August 2018:

The following are the available dates for Baptisms in St. Anne’s Church–June 23rd (Saturday 1.30pm), July 7th (Saturday, 1.30pm), July 15th (Sunday, 12.30pm), August 11th (Saturday, 1.30pm) and August 19th (Sunday 12.30pm).

 

Bailieborough Library:

Everyday Irish – Tuesday evenings 3pm to 5pm

Beginner Conversational Irish Class for Adults who would like to learn the basics.

Bailieborough Library Parent, Baby and Toddler Group has proven to be a vital life line for all stay-at-home parents who may be new to the area and wish to get out of the house and make new friends. There is a huge range of toys for children to play with, while parents can enjoy a cup of tea and chat.

The group meets at the Library Arts space every Wednesday at 10.30am-12pm. Why not join their Facebook Group and keep up to date with news and events.

Citizens Information every Tuesday 1.30pm-2.30pm on a first come first served basis; Craft Group every Friday 10.30am-1pm; Book Club 6pm-7pm last Thursday of every month; Lit Lab writers group every second Tuesday. Contact 042 9665779 for details on any of the above.

 East Cavan Gaels GAA Club – Hurling News 18th June 2018

Under 7/9/11;

Training Monday in Killann 6.45-8pm. A couple of blitzes in the pipeline coming up soon.

Under 13;

Tain league v Longford Slashers in Mountnugent on Monday 18th at 7.30.

Under 15;

Next round of Monaghan league is Monday 25th away to Carrickmacross.

Club contacts;

U7/9/11; Willie Gaughan 086 164 9280.

U13; Colin Higgins 087 276 9086.

U14/15; Pat O’Flaherty 087 450 1524.

U14/15/17; Kathryn O’ Flynn 087 244 1371.

 

Ramor Theatre:

The Virginians present Geiliúradh na Gaeilge Concert in the Ramor Theatre on Sunday 24th June. Featuring the Tracy Taaffe Dance School, the Cadden Family and many more local artists. This concert is a part of the 2018 Bliain na Gaeilge programme which celebrates the revival of the Irish Language. There will be a special emphasis on welcoming Irish emigrants home and the concert will include works from Irish poets and writers. Time 8pm Admission €10 booking 049 8547074 or www.ramortheatre.com

 

Tanagh Outdoor Education and Training Centre are now taking bookings for their Outdoor Adventure Summer Camps, Summer Forest Schools and Adults Learn to Kayak sessions. Contact Philomena on 049 5552988 or email info@tanaghoutdooreducation.com for more details on dates and cost. Book early to avoid disappointment.

 

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: Michael Cullen 087 154 2447 or Edel Fox 086 1004030.

 

CITIZENS INFORMATION:

Co. Cavan Citizens Information Outreach Service in Bailieboro (The Library) on Tuesdays, from 1.30pm – 2.30pm. This is a weekly service.  Any enquiries 076 1075200.

 

Alcoholics Anonymous:

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