Bailieborough News. August 28th 2014. Matthew J. Cullen.
Baptism Dates in St. Anne’s
Sunday, September 21st.
The Bailieborough photographer’s exhibition of their work at the Library continues to Thursday, September 4th. All welcome.
Bailieborough Library Craft Group coffee morning in aid of Fr. Peter McVerry Trust at the Library on Friday September 12th from 11am-1pm. Your support would be appreciated. There will also be a display of hand knits completed by the group to be donated to the McVerry Trust. The display will run until Tuesday September 16th. All welcome.
For parents/carers of children aged 0-3 years.
Would you like to learn how to help your child:
• become a great talker,
• become a good reader,
• be ready for school,
• behave better!!!!
If so “Let’s Talk” is for you! (Practical, interactive and fun!!!)
Where: Bexcourt Centre, Bexcourt View, Bailieborough, Co. Cavan.
When: Thursday 2nd October 2014 at 10:30am-12:30pm (for 7 weeks).
Contact: Ann Hanley 042/9666068 for further details.
Enjoy delicious refreshments! Chat with other parents! Make new friends in your area! Enjoy some time out! Get a free toy each week!!
Let’s talk is delivered by Chatterbox (Speech and Language Department).
Well done to local woman, Louise Kierans, who finished third in her class in a time of 1:36:24 at the recent Glo Health National Half Marathon Championship, held in Dublin on Bank Holiday Monday, August 4th.
Enrolment for Ballet, Hip Hop, Guitar, Speech & Drama in Bailieborough Arts and Cultural Centre on Monday 15th September at 4pm.
For further information or to book your class, please call Niamh Smyth on
087-998 22 22 or 042-966 66 66.
AFTERSCHOOL SUPPORT BAILIEBOROUGH RESOURCE HOUSE
Anybody looking for afterschool care in Resource House please contact Ann on 042 9666068 or firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible. We have limited places available but will need to know as soon as possible who needs them. If you are on a Social Welfare payment with a medical card there is Government funding available.
Bailieborough Poetry Festival
There is still lots of time to enter the 2014 Bailieborough Poetry Festival, entries close on September 26th. Submissions should be emailed to email@example.com. Please ensure that you have read the conditions of entry, particularly the submission guidelines which are available at: http://www.bailieboroughpoetry.com/2014-poetry-prize/
The Annual Blessing of the Graves takes place in St. Anne’s Cemetery on Sunday, September 7th commencing at 2.00pm. Now would be an ideal time to look after a relative’s or loved one’s grave or plot. The Cemetery always looks well and is very well minded and tidied but a little extra work would have it in pristine condition.
Baby and Toddler Group
Bailieborough Baby and Toddler Group meets at the Library, Market Square every Wednesday morning from 10.30am-12pm (except school holidays). Loads of toys for all ages. Enjoy a nice cuppa while making new friends. No charge. Ph 042 9665779 for further details.
Knock: St. Vincent DePaul Society Pilgrimage
The annual St. Vincent DePaul Society Pilgrimage to Knock will take place on Saturday, September 13th. There will be a bus leaving the Community Centre at 8.30am. Booking with €15 bus fare in Vincent’s Shop, Anne Street before Friday, September 5th.
Bailieborough Walking Group
Thursday 28th – Billis, Ballyjamesduff. Advanced 2 hour walk. Leaving Bailieborough Library at6.45pm. Walk commences at Billis, Ballyjamesduff at 7.15pm. Located 7.5Km from Virginia
on the N3 Virginia/Cavan Rd. Please note this week’s walk will take place on Thursday evening and not Wednesday as previously advertised. Wednesday, September 3rd is the final walk of the season. The walk will commence and finish at Bailieborough Business Centre.
National Grandparents Pilgrimage
The 8th National Grandparents Pilgrimage to Knock takes place on Sunday, September 14th. Blessing of the Sick will take place at 2.30pm and Mass will be at 3.00pm—with the Chief Celebrant being Archbishop Charles Brown, Papal Nuncio. Everyone welcome. Children are invited to compose a prayer for their grandparents and send it to: C.G.A. Office, Castlebar Street, Westport, Co. Mayo. All prayers will be displayed in the Basilica and blessed during Mass.
Drumkeery Group Water Scheme
Drumkeery Group Water Scheme will be carrying out the biannual maintenance work on the network, which will include scouring of the lines. This may cause some disruption to member’s water supply. If discolouration of the water occurs, run the tap until the water becomes clear. Maintenance work in the Vale area will be carried out between Thursday 28th and Saturday, 30th August. Should any problems arise, please contact, Peter O’Reilly at 086 046 6188. Your co-operation and understanding is greatly appreciated and we regret any inconvenience caused.
Youth Membership for Summer months. €20.00 for 30 days
up to 17 years age / under 8 must be accompanied by adult.
Do you want to learn how to swim ? or can swim and want to work on your fitness and technique ? We have classes to suit all levels from complete beginner to those competing in triathlons. Call us on 042 9666644 for dates etc starting soon.
Summer Intensive lessons for children.. Mon- Fri. I hour class every day. All levels catered for. Various dates available
Check us out on www.bailieboroughleisurecentre.com or find us on facebook for regular updates.
Bailieborough Arts and Cultural Centre @ the Wesleyan Chapel Presents
‘NYAH CULTURE NIGHT’ with Martin Donohoe & Clan on FRIDAY 19th SEPTEMBER 2014 at 8pm. Concert of Traditional Irish Music, Story Telling and Dancing.
CULTURE NIGHT is an annual public event that celebrates culture, creativity and the arts. Martin Donohoe from Shannonside /Northern Sound Radio Presents a ‘NYAH CULTURE NIGHT’ of Traditional Music on Friday 19th Sept 2014 @8pm. It will showcase the talents of the young and older musicians from all over Co. Cavan and around the country as well. You are invited if you play, sing, dance or tell a story to join Martin on the night, tunes from the Kerry Polka to the Sally Gardens will all get a rattle. Entry to the event is free!!
Prayer Service and Healing
A ‘Prayer Service and Healing’ by Eddie Stone will take place in St. Mary’s Church, Clanaphillip Lower, Killinkere on Friday, September 5th at 7.00pm. Confessions and Mass at 8.00pm. All welcome.
Abair Leat fun Irish conversational class at the Library every Tuesday 1pm-2pm. Fluent Irish not necessary. Refreshments will be provided. All welcome and there is no charge.
Craft Group at Library every Friday 10.30am-1pm. Sharing of skills for all lovers of things hand-made. Refreshments will be provided and there is no charge.
Mother and Toddler Group at Library every Wednesday 10.30am-12pm. A wide variety of toys for toddlers while Mums and Dads enjoy a chat. All welcome and there is no charge.
Citizens Advice at Library every Tuesday 1.30pm-2.30pm. Free advice on all entitlements.
East Cavan Gaels GAA – : Club News 25th August 2014:
Hurling/Camogie Camp 2014; Our second Hurling/Camogie camp in conjunction with Cavan GAA was again an outstanding success. With over 90 boys and girls in attendance each day is shows the demand for the games locally. We thank Eoin Morrissey and coaching staff, Cavan GAA, Paul Divilly, Ulster GAA, Ger Gribben, Camogie Development, Tipperary GAA Hurling stars Niall O’Meara and Paddy Stapleton and Mary O’Connor, Director of Camogie Development and all the volunteers and helpers who made it such a great week. Thanks also to our good friends at Bailieborough Shamrocks for the use of their fine facilities. Roll on 2015!
Development draw; To continue the work of developing hurling in the region we have our annual draw for 2 Premium Level tickets to the All-Ireland Hurling Final. Lines are just €2 and we look forward to the local communities continuing support for hurling. Lines/cards are available from all players, managers, coaches and mentors. Good Luck!
U12/14/16; Our Under 13s were a little unlucky to lose to our old nemesis Lisbellaw, after two periods of extra time, in the Shield semi-final of the summer league on Wednesday last. This brings to an end the summer portion of hurling and focus now shifts to the U12, U14, and U16 League/Championships which roll out over the next weeks.
Our first ever Under 16 squad will make their debut in the league near the end of August.
South Ulster Development Squad; The very best of luck to the ECG contingent on both the U14 and U16 squads as they head for national blitzes on Saturday next.
New players; With the Under 12 /14/16 championships on the horizon we are always on the lookout for new players. No previous experience required. Our experienced team will help you along the way. Equipment supplied to new players to give hurling a go. Drop into any training session or contact Kathryn O’Flynn on 087 2441371.
Training times and venues; please note the changes to U8/10.
Under 12/14/16; Training for all on Wednesday at 7.15 in St. Anne’s Park, Bailieborough GAA.Contact Kathryn for further details 087 244 1371.
U8/10;. We will have a new Shercock training group which will alternate with the Bailieborough group every Wednesday. This gives our Shercock players the opportunity to have a home training session every other week. Please note the new times/venues/ days.
Kingscourt Group; Tuesday; Every Tuesday at Kingscourt Stars GAA grounds 6-7.30pm.
This Wednesday, 27th August, at Bailieborough Community School Pitch 6-7pm. Next week, 3rd September, at Shercock GAA pitch 6-7pm. For U8/10 contact Willie 086 164 9280.
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.
Are you feeling isolated, alone, stressed out or depressed? If so, there is always help available by contacting the Samaritans at 1850 60 9090.
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