Bailieborough News. December 25th 2014. Matthew J. Cullen.
Christmas Mass times in the Parish of Killann
Christmas Mass times in the Parish of Killann are as follows:
Bailieborough: Christmas Eve, Wednesday, December 24th: Mass at 6.00pm and 12 midnight. Mass on Christmas Day at 11.00am.
Killann: Mass on Christmas Eve at 8.00pm. Mass on Christmas Day at 10.00am.
Shercock: Mass on Christmas Eve at 10.00pm. Mass on Christmas Day at 11.30am.
Confessions: Confessions will also take place in St. Annes on Christmas Eve from 12 noon to 3.00pm.
Christmas Services at the Church of Ireland
Our Christmas Day celebration is at 11:30am and will be suitable for all ages. These services are open to anybody who is interested and who would like to take part in the Christmas Celebrations.
PRESBYTERIAN Christmas Service
Christmas United Church Service on Christmas Day in Corglass Church at 10.30am. All welcome.
Bailieborough Cancer Comfort Ltd
Bailieborough Cancer Comfort Ltd are holding their Annual Santa Christmas Carol Singing on Christmas Eve from 11.00am to 2.00pm on Main Street. We would appreciate your support.
Bailieborough Athletic Club
Our Annual Christmas Fun Run will take place on St Stephen’s Day 2014 at 12 noon from the Market Square, Bailieborough. All support is greatly appreciated.
Bailieborough Red Cross
Bailieborough Red Cross wish to thank everyone who has supported our work throughout 2014, a year which saw the Bailieborough Branch celebrate its 75th year, an achievement which would not be possible without the vital support of the public.
Christmas Services at the Church of Ireland in Knockbride and Shercock
The following Services will take place in Shercock and Knockbride over the Christmas period:
Christmas Eve, 8pm at Shercock – A Traditional service of Holy Communion.
Christmas Day, 10am at Shercock and 11:30am at Knockbride.
These services are open to anybody who wants to come along.
Christmas Day Swim
This will be will the 21st year of the Swim. The brave souls will be taking the plunge at 12.30pm on Christmas morning on the Cavan Road side of the Town Lake. Be part of this event! All proceeds go towards the Leisure Centre Extension Fund. All welcome.
Bailieborough Vocational School (Tech) 50th Year Anniversary Re-Union
A group of past students have got together with the intention of holding a 50th Anniversary Re-Union to celebrate the opening of the Old Vocational School, Kells Road, on the May Bank Holiday weekend in 2015. Were you a pupil at the school in 1965? Do you know the whereabouts of any of the pupils of that year or would you be interested in meeting up with your old class mates? If so, could you contact any of the following for further information: Sean Ledwith (086 3082391), Patricia Gilsenan (nee Donnellan, 086 3033610), Frank Donnelly (087 221 0252), Sean Callaghan (087 9290915) or Jim Liggan (087 9714300).
Blood Transfusion Service—Special Sunday Donor Clinic
The opportunity to give blood will arise at Bailieborough Community School on Sunday, January 4th, 2015 from 11.30am to 3.30pm. Remember—it’s not a good deed, it’s a great deed for a great need!!!
Vigil Mass time change in the New Year
The Parish Pastoral Council has decided to change the time of the Saturday evening Vigil Mass in Bailieborough to 7.00pm—instead of 7.30pm—in the New Year. The change will come into effect on Saturday, January 3rd, 2015.
Tuesday, December 10th: First: Pattie Clarke and Betty Olwill, Second: Vera Kelly and Olive McCabe. Best Gross: Ita Clarke and Una Mansell. Third: Mona McCormack and Anne Brady. Seniors Bridge takes place every Tuesday evening in the Bailie Hotel at 8.00pm. New players are always most welcome.
A Fundraising Walk organised by Bailieborough Walking Group in aid of the Debra Drury Fund will take place on Saturday, December 27th at 11.00am commencing at Bailieborough Business Centre, Shercock Rd., (behind the Recycling Centre). Choose a walk distance that suits your ability or go all the way around the Castle Lake returning to the Business Centre for refreshments. Voluntary donations and everyone welcome.
Bailieborough Development Association
The Bailieborough Development Association will be holding their Annual General Meeting at Bailieborough Business Centre on Monday, January 12th at 8.00pm. All welcome to attend.
Irish Wildlife Trust
Calendars now available with beautiful images of Cavan’s natural heritage. Many local photographers represented. €5.00 each with all proceeds going to the Irish Wildlife Trust, a charity that encourages conservation of our natural wildlife and habitats. Phone (086) 8273470.
Citizens Information every Tuesday from 1.30pm-2.30pm.
‘Abair Leat’ Irish Conversational Group, Tuesdays from 1pm-2pm. Learning Irish for fun. Tea and coffee served. All welcome, free admission.
Parent, baby and toddler group every Wednesday from 11am-12.30pm. Lots of suitable toys, refreshments, all welcome, free admission.
Craft Group every Friday 10.30am-12.30pm. Sharing of crafts and ideas. Tea and coffee, all welcome. Free admission.
Junior Book Club for all children aged 10-12 years on the last Friday of every month from 4pm-5pm.
Adult Book Club last Thursday of every month from 6pm-7pm. All new members welcome. Tea and coffee served. Free admission. Phone Library at 042 9665779 for details on all of the above.
Local Book: The book Memories Amidst the Drumlins Cavan & Monaghan is a collection of the work of Terence O’Gorman (1919 – 2003), a poet and writer who came from Drumnaveagh. His homeplace he described as being equal distance from Bailieborough, Ballyjamesduff and Cavan town about 9 miles. Poems like the Moon over Bogesky, The Ballad of McCormacks Gap, Neighbours, Hillsmen, and I walked that Lane are amongst the poems about his birthplace. The book also includes stories about the people he knew in his youth. It is a hard backed book containing 340 pages and is available to buy in Easons in Cavan and Crannog bookstore.
THE MAN HUNT IN AID OF THE DEBRA DRURY FUND
He’s been chased in Mayo, Kerry, Galway and Wicklow and has always made it home ahead of the possy!! But Irelands Adventure race champion and Gael Force winner Dessie Duffy along with his three fellow fugitives Kieran Cosgrove, Paul McEntee and Killian Heery are in for the biggest chase of their lives in THE MAN HUNT IN AID OF THE DEBRA DRURY FUND!
On Monday December 29th the greatest Man Hunt ever seen, will take place through the Drumlins of Cavan, when the four adventure racers will be hunted down and smoked out by the hounds and horses of the Drumlin Hounds Harriers or will they? Put the date in your diary a spectacle not to be missed!!
December membership special – join Pool or Gym for 12 months only €199. Christmas Opening Hours: TUESDAY 23rd 7.15am-10.00pm,WEDNESDAY 24th CLOSED, THURSDAY 25th CLOSED,
FRIDAY 26th CLOSED, SATURDAY 27th 11:00am-6:00pm, SUNDAY 28th 11.00am-6.00pm, MONDAY 29th 10.00am-6.00pm, TUESDAY 30th 10.00am-6.00pm, WEDNESDAY 31st CLOSED, THURSDAY 1st JAN CLOSED, FRIDAY 2nd JAN 10.00am-6.00pm, SATURDAY 3rd JAN 11:00am-6:00pm and SUNDAY 4th JAN 11.00am-6.00pm.
€30 for 30 days membership pool or gym membership still available.
Check us out on www.bailieboroughleisurecentre.com or find us on facebook for regular updates.
Citizens Information Service
Co. Cavan Citizens Information Service is in the Library, Bailieborough every Tuesday from 1.30 – 2.30pm. Information on Social Welfare, Employment, Tax, Health etc… A Free and Confidential Service. Tel. 0761 07 5200.
Local meetings of Alcoholics Anonymous are held in: The Health Centre, Kells Road on Wednesdays at 8.30pm.
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, Edel Fox 086 1004030 or Geraldine Gormley 087 7949448.
The Samaritans have recently announced a new Freephone number: 116 123 for people who are struggling to cope. The line is open and free 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year.
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Wishing all readers, a very Happy Christmas and a Peaceful and Prosperous New Year.