Bailieborough News 13th June 2019

Bailieborough News. June 13th 2019. Matthew J. Cullen.

Episcopal Ordination: Fr. Michael Router’s Episcopal Ordination will take place on Sunday, July 21st at 3.00pm, in St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Armagh and will be available to watch on https://www.churchservices.tv/armaghcathedral

Armagh Archdiocesan Staff are organising the ticketing arrangements for the event and have allotted 80 tickets to Killann Parish. Fr. Michael has submitted a list to them which totals 129 people, representing the three Church Areas: The Pastoral Council, The Finance Committees, office and Church Staff, the School’s, chairs of the Board of Management, ministry co-ordinators, Choir Leaders, political representatives, etc… Hopefully they will find the extra tickets for those on the list. Anyone else who would like to attend, is welcome to travel on the day, as there should be plenty of space in the Cathedral.

Along with Fr. Michael’s Family, 240 Priests have been invited, mainly from the Dioceses of Kilmore and Armagh, along with the Bishops, representatives from each of the 61 Parishes and 22 Pastoral Areas in the Armagh Archdiocese, representatives from each of the Parishes and Schools, Fr. Michael worked in previously, representatives of various nationwide Catholic Groups and representatives from each of the other main Christian Churches.

East Knockbride N.S.: 5K/10K FUN-RUN/WALK:

East Knockbride N.S. Parents Association are holding their Annual 5k and 10k Fun-Run/Walk on Sunday next, 16th June at 12.30pm.  Registration from 11.45pm in the School, Walk/Run commencing at 12.30pm.  Adults €10, Children €5, family rates available.  This year we are having a “Pyjamas” theme (optional). Refreshments in school afterwards. Your support would be greatly appreciated.

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

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

Bailieborough School of Music: Lotto results for 01-06-2019.  Numbers Drawn; 02, 05, 15, 28.  No Jackpot Winner, Lucky Dip (€25) Winners; Áine McCabe; Mark McCabe; Ellen Sheridan; John Farrelly.

Lotto results for 08-06-2019.  Numbers Drawn; 07, 24, 29, 30.  No Jackpot Winner, Lucky Dip (€25) Winners; Marie Logan; Noel McCormack; Glen Smith; John Mooney. Next week’s Jackpot €4,600.

Deepest Sympathy: Deepest Sympathy is extended to the Family, relatives and friends of Doreen Mack (nee Hall) formerly of Millmount, Bailieborough, Co Cavan, who passed away in Scotland on Tuesday, 14thMay 2019.

Doreen’s Funeral Service took place in Trinity Presbyterian Church, Bailieborough on Saturday, June 8th and was followed by interment of her ashes in the family grave at Corglass Presbyterian Church.

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

Bailieborough MidSummer Fest: Bailieborough MidSummer Festival will be taken place on Friday the 19th of July until Sunday 21st of July.

The Festival Committee are delighted to announce that Declan Nerney and his Band will be taking the stage on Main St. on Sunday afternoon, July 21st with support provided by John McNicholl and his Band.

The Midsummer Festival Duathlon is back on Friday 19th of July this year with new exciting routes to suit all levels! Also 5k Family Walk or Run. The event will start and finish on Main Street and it will be followed by a BBQ for all participants and marshals, sponsored by Fox’s Bar and Restaurant and afterwards will be the presentation of prizes. 

Calling all crafters, vendors, clubs and local producers for the Bailieborough Midsummer Festival 2019!!
We are now accepting applications for stalls on Main St. on Sunday July 21st from 12-6pm. For more details, /application forms please email:

bailieboroughmidsummerfestival@gmail.com or call Caroline at 087-176-2628.

Bailieborough Walking Group:

Wednesday, June 12th – 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.

June 19th – Castle Lake, Bailieborough.

(E) Walk 1 hr, (M) 1.5hrs.   Walk commences at the Castle Lake car park at 7.15pm. All welcome.

Irish Blood Transfusion Clinic: The Mobile Unit of the Irish Blood Transfusion Service will be in attendance at the Bailieborough Community School on Tuesday, June 25th from 5.00pm to 8.30pm. All current blood donors are requested to attend and new donors would be especially welcome.

Bailieborough Group of Parishes:

Sunday, 16th June: Bailieborough 10:45am – All-Age Service followed by tea and coffee.

Knockbride 12noon – All-Age Service.

Sunday, June 23rd: Bailieborough 10:45am – Morning Prayer and Sunday Club followed by tea and coffee.

Knockbride 12noon – Morning Prayer and Sunday Club.

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

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The Diocesan and Parish Pilgrimage to Knock: This year’s Parish Pilgrimage will be to Knock and will take place on Sunday next, June 16th—the same day as the Kilmore Diocesan Pilgrimage. All seats on the bus are now taken and it will leave St. Anne’s Church Carpark in Bailieborough at 9.00am.

The Open Door Sessions: Come and join us for our Midsummer Sessions, where there’ll be music from Fergus Daly and Danny Forde and an insight into pottery by artist Olivia Canavan. Hosted by The Open Door Sessions: Bailieborough’s Arts and Music Gathering, this will be a great evening’s entertainment at ‘Downstairs at Nixy’s’, The Square Bar, Bailieborough from 9.00pm on Friday, June 21st. Free admission. Donations welcome.

Library: Martin Fullen, celebrating Bealtaine Festival. Martin will facilitate a one day still life programme on Saturday, July 6th from 10.30am-4.30pm at a cost of €35 pp. There are a few places available. Contact us on 042 9665779 if interested!

CMETB Adult Education Guidance and Information Service (Aegis): Are you an adult thinking about returning to education or training? If so, an Adult Guidance Councillor will be available for drop-in queries, every second Thursday, the next one taking place at Bailieborough Library from 10.00am to 2.00pm on Thursday, June 13th

Parish Office: The Parish Office in Bailieborough will be closed for annual leave until 12pm on Friday, June 14th. On Friday the 14th, the office will only be open from 12 noon to 3.00pm.

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

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

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

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

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

All new players welcome.

Bailieborough Business Centre:

Excel Level 4, Tuesdays 10 – 1pm.

Computers for Beginners, Level 2 Wednesdays.

Word Level 4, Thursdays 10-1pm.

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

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

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

Bailieborough Cancer Comfort Ltd: The Bailieborough Cancer Comfort Ltd Committee is available to help cancer patients or their families. Free Taxi service available. For further information, contact: Edel Fox 086 1004030.

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

East Cavan Gaels GAA Club – Hurling News 10th June 2019

Bag pack; Very kind and appreciative thanks to all who came out and supported our bag pack recently. Great to see so many parents “putting their shoulders to the wheel” to help the club. Thanks also to Tesco Bailieborough for their continued support for local hurling and to their customers who were most generous.

Exam time!;

Best wishes to all the ECG crew who sit exams at this time.

Senior; The lads rounded off the regular league season with a win v Latton on Thursday last. They now contest the Shield semi-final v Mattock this coming Thursday. Games bringing these lads on.

Under 17; We have entered into the new Monaghan Under 17 league which will be up and running by the end of June.

Under 15; The lads made it a clean sweep in the Tain league by winning their final group game v Carrick on Monday last. Winning all their games now sets them up nicely for the semi-final.

Tain U15 league fixtures (all Mondays)

17/06 semi-final tbc

Under 13; These lads are now back in training preparing for the Cavan championship.

Under 11; A very good workout by these boys on Friday with two teams playing North Meath at the Vale. Despite giving some serious size advantage to the opposition these lads gave a very good account of themselves. They now head to Latton on Saturday next to play the hosts and Cootehill.

The U11s with North Meath on Friday last.

Under 9; A great game v North Meath on Friday last at the Vale. Some very good performances.

The U7/9s with North Meath on Friday last.

Under 7; These lads had great fun when North Meath came to visit on Friday at the Vale. Again some serious skill as well as some incredible chats during the game. I suppose it’s all about making new friends as well as the hurling!! Well done to all.

Special thanks to all our parents who helped with Fridays games at the Vale especially Una, Martin and Declan. Great to see 60+ ECG boys hurling away.

The week ahead;

Monday; U11 training 7-8 in Killann. U13 training 7-8 in Killann. U15 county in Breffni 7pm. Seniors 8-9 in Killann.

Thursday; Seniors semi-final away to Mattock Rangers 7.45 tbc.

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

Saturday; Under 11s away to Latton and Cootehill in Latton time tbc.

Club contacts;

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

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

Sing Song/Trad Night: Looking forward to seeing you all for the big sing song/trad night coming up on Friday 14th June at 10PM in The Tank Pub, Denn. Come along and give us a song, play a tune or tell us a story. Raffle on the night also for Saint Christopher’s Hospice Cavan.  Tickets €2 each or 3 for €5. First prize is €200; second prize is a beautiful Hamper plus loads of other prizes on the night. A night not to be missed!!

Lavey Ladies GAA 6th Annual 5k/10k Fun Run is on Sunday, June 16th in aid of Ballyjamesduff Cancer Support Fund.  Registration starts at 11am at Lavey Community Centre.  The Run starts at 12.30.  €10 for Adults, €5 for kids €20 for family.  Get your running shoes on for a great local cause!

Bailieborough News June 6th

Bailieborough News. June 6th 2019. Matthew J. Cullen.

Parish Arrangement for this Summer: From Tuesday, June 11th, Fr. Martin Gilcreest C.C. will be administrator of the Parish until a new Parish Priest takes up residence in late August. Fr. Joseph Bature will be arriving from Rome on Wednesday, June 26th to help Fr. Martin during the summer months and he will be based in the Parish Centre, Bailieborough. Fr. Joseph will say the weekday Masses in Bailieborough, officiate at Baptisms and will alternate between all the Churches in the Parish at weekends. Fr. Martin will look after any Funerals that may occur.

As Fr. Joseph does not drive, he will have to be collected from the Parish Centre in order to respond to emergency calls. If any parishioner is available to do so, it would be greatly appreciated, if they offered to drive him from Bailieborough to Killann or Shercock on a few occasions over the summer.

Fr. Michael Router’s Episcopal Ordination will take place on Sunday, July 21st at 3.00pm, in St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Armagh and will be available to watch on https://www.churchservices.tv/armaghcathedral

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

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

Parish Choir: All Church Choir members from Killann Parish Church Areas (St. Anne’s, Bailieborough, St. Patricks, Shercock and St. Anne’s, Killann) are invited to a Choir Practise on Wednesday, June 5th at 8.00pm, in St. Anne’s Church Bailieborough in preparation for Fr. Michael’s Farewell Mass. 

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

Bailieborough MidSummer Fest: Bailieborough MidSummer Festival will be taken place on Friday the 19th of July until Sunday 21st of July.

We are creating our brochure for Bailieborough MidSummer Festival 2019. Prices are €50/€100. We are asking all businesses to show their support by placing an ad in the brochure. Deadline is Wednesday the 12th of June.

We are offering our ducking chair to any club or charity. Who would be interested in running it for the day of the Family Fun Day on Sunday 21st of July, as a fundraiser? For information email us:  Bailieboroughmidsummerfestival@gmail.com

Parish Pastoral Council and Finance Committees: The next meeting of the Parish Pastoral Council and Finance Committees will take place on Thursday, June 6th in the Parish Centre at 8.00pm. All members are requested to attend. 

Bailieborough Walking Group: Wednesday, June 5th –  Dartrey Forest, Cootehill: (M) Walk 1 Hour 30 min. (E) Walk 1 Hour.

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

Wednesday, June 12th – 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.

Bailieborough Group of Parishes: Sunday, 9th June:

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

Knockbride 12noon – Holy Communion and Sunday Club.

Sunday, 16th June: Bailieborough 10:45am – All-Age Service followed by tea and coffee.

Knockbride 12noon – All-Age Service.

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

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First Friday: Due to increasing demands on his time at present, Fr. Michael will be unable to visit all of the sick and housebound in the Bailieborough Church Area at the usual times before he steps down as Parish Priest on June 11th. He, will however, make sure to call on those on his list before June 21st.

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

Last chance to book for the Diocesan and Parish Pilgrimage to Knock: This year’s Parish Pilgrimage will be to Knock and will take place on Sunday, June 16th—the same day as the Kilmore Diocesan Pilgrimage. A few places are left on the bus, which will cost €15 return and will leave St. Anne’s Church Carpark in Bailieborough at 9.00am.  Anyone interested in travelling on the Bus from Bailieborough is asked to give their name to the Secretary in the Parish Office as soon as possible. Please call (042 9665117) during office hours or text 087 4407990.

Bridge: Bridge will resume in the Hotel Bailie on Tuesday, 1st October.

Library: Martin Fullen, celebrating Bealtaine Festival. Martin will facilitate a one day still life programme on Saturday July 6th from 10.30am-4.30pm at a cost of €35 pp. There are a few places available. Contact us on 042 9665779 if interested!

CMETB Adult Education Guidance and Information Service (Aegis): Are you an adult thinking about returning to education or training? If so, an Adult Guidance Councillor will be available for drop-in queries, every second Thursday, the next one taking place at Bailieborough Library from 10.00am to 2.00pm on Thursday, June 13th

Parish Office: The Parish Office in Bailieborough will be closed for annual leave from Thursday, June 6th until 12pm on Friday, June 14th.

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

Bailieborough Social Day Group: The next get-together of the Bailieborough Social Day Group will take place on Wednesday, June 5th in the Community Centre from 2.30pm to 4.30pm. New people always welcome to join this group.

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

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

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

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

All new players welcome.

Bailieborough Business Centre:

Excel Level 4, Tuesdays 10 – 1pm.

Computers for Beginners, Level 2 Wednesdays.

Word Level 4, Thursdays 10-1pm.

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

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

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

Bailieborough Cancer Comfort Ltd: The Bailieborough Cancer Comfort Ltd Committee is available to help cancer patients or their families. Free Taxi service available. For further information, contact: Edel Fox 086 1004030.

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

Sing Song/Trad Night: Looking forward to seeing you all for the big sing song/trad night coming up on Friday 14th June at 10PM in The Tank Pub, Denn. Come along and give us a song, play a tune or tell us a story. Raffle on the night also for Saint Christopher’s Hospice Cavan.  Tickets €2 each or 3 for €5. First prize is €200; second prize is a beautiful Hamper plus loads of other prizes on the night. A night not to be missed!!

Lavey Ladies GAA 6th Annual 5k/10k Fun Run is on Sunday, June 16th in aid of Ballyjamesduff Cancer Support Fund.  Registration starts at 11am at Lavey Community Centre.  The Run starts at 12.30.  €10 for Adults, €5 for kids €20 for family.  Get your running shoes on for a great local cause!

Bailieborough News May 30th 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

June 5th –  Dartrey Forest, Cootehill

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

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

Bailieborough Group of Parishes: Sunday, 2nd June:

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

Knockbride 12noon – Morning Prayer and Sunday Club.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

All new players welcome.

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

Bailieborough Business Centre:

Excel Level 4, Tuesdays 10 – 1pm.

Computers for Beginners, Level 2 Wednesdays.

Word Level 4, Thursdays 10-1pm.

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

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

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

Bailieborough Cancer Comfort Ltd: The Bailieborough Cancer Comfort Ltd Committee is available to help cancer patients or their families. Free Taxi service available. For further information, contact: Edel Fox 086 1004030.

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

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

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

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

Monaghan Reserve league fixtures, all away and all Thursdays.

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

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

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

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

Tain U15 league fixtures (all Mondays)

03/06 H v Carrick

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

The week ahead;

Thursday; Seniors away to Mattock Rangers 7.45.

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

Club contacts;

U7/9/11; Willie Gaughan 086 164 9280.

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

Bailieborough News May 23rd 2019

Bailieborough News. May 23rd 2019. Matthew J. Cullen.

Charity Walk/Run in Memory of Ann Clerkin, Curkish: A Charity Walk/Run in memory of Ann Clerkin, Curkish will take place on Saturday next, May 25th commencing at 11am from the B.D.A. Offices, Shercock Rd, Bailieborough. Funds raised will be donated to the Bailieborough Cancer Comfort Fund, Ataxia Foundation, Ireland and the Parkinsons Association of Ireland. Donations voluntary on the day and all are most welcome to attend.

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

May—Month of the Rosary: The Rosary will be said at the Grotto on the Virginia Road at 7.30pm every evening for the month of May (except Saturday’ s). Everyone is welcome to come and pray for various intentions.

Irish Dancing Classes: Irish Dancing Classes will be held every Thursday evening in St. Anne’s Community Centre, Chapel road from 6.00pm. All levels from Beginners to Advanced. Ages from 4+ welcome. For further information, please contact Tracey at 085 771 2282.

First Communion: The children in 2nd Class in St. Anne’s National School will receive their First Holy Communion next Saturday morning in St. Annes Church at 11.00am.

Bailieborough School of Music: Lotto results for 18-05-2019.  Numbers Drawn; 2, 6, 19, 23.  No Jackpot Winner, Lucky Dip (€25) Winners; Carmel O’Callaghan; Patrick Murray; Martina Nulty; Niamh Mulligan. Next week’s Jackpot €4,300.

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

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

Deepest Sympathy: Deepest Sympathy is extended to sister Margaret Timothy (Galway), brother Seamus (Baltinglass, Co. Wicklow), sister-in-law Maire Kelly, nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, his former parishioners, relatives and large circle of friends on the death of Fr. Felim Kelly, retired P.P Castlerahan, late of The Vale, Bailieborough, who passed away peacefully in Cavan General Hospital, on Wednesday 1st May. Fr. Felim was predeceased by his parents Annie (nee Lynch) and Pat Kelly and brother-in-law Pat Timothy. Deeply regretted by retired Bishop Leo O’Reilly and the Clergy of the Diocese of Kilmore. Fr. Felim’s Funeral Mass took place in St. Mary’s Church, Castlerahan, on Saturday, May 4th followed by burial in St. Anne’s Cemetery, Bailieborough.

Bailieborough Community School Graduation: Well done to the Leaving Cert students in Bailieborough Community School who graduated on Wednesday last during a beautiful service and ceremony in the school assembly area. We wish them the best of luck in their upcoming exams and their future lives.

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

Bailieborough Social Day Group: The next get-together of the Bailieborough Social Day Group will take place in the Community Centre on Wednesday, May 22nd from 2.30 to 4.30pm. Booking deposits taken on the day for trip ‘Tour of the Titanic’ on June 11th. Further details later. New people always welcome.

Bailieborough Walking Group: Wednesday, May 22nd—Mullaghmeen, Oldcastle: (A) Walk 2 hours (approx).  Leaving Bailieborough Library at 6.30pm. Meet at Millbrook, Oldcastle at 7.05pm. Walk commences at Mullaghmeen Forest at 7.15pm.

Wednesday, May 29th – Annaghmakerrig.  Newbliss Rd,

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

Bailieborough Group of Parishes: Sunday 26th May:

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

Knockbride 12noon – Morning Prayer and Sunday Club.

Bailieborough Women’s Group: Meeting on Friday, May 24th in the Community Centre from 2.00pm to 4.00pm and fortnightly thereafter. Activity for this term will be ‘Flower Arranging’. New members welcome.

Deepest Sympathy: Deepest Sympathy is extended to sons and daughters Maureen, Una, Patrick, Stephen, Noeleen, Charlie, Rita, Helen, Betty, Mary Lou, Paul and Gary, sister Sr. Rita Shalvey, daughters-in-law, sons-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and extended family, neighbours and friends on the death of Agnes Clarke (nee Shalvey) Granafarna, Bailieborough, Co. Cavan, who passed away peacefully at her residence on Friday, May 3rd. Agnes was predeceased by her husband Tommy, son Philip and grandson Tommy Michael. Agnes’s Funeral Mass took place in St. Mary’s Church, Clanaphilip on Monday, May 6th with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

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

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

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

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

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

Bridge: Bridge lessons for beginners takes place in the Hotel Bailie, Bailieborough, at 7.30pm, each Monday night.

Senior’s Bridge takes place every Tuesday evening at 7.30pm, in the Hotel Bailie.  Everybody welcome.

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

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

Bailieborough Shamrocks Senior Ladies are running a Fundraising Karaoke Night on Friday, 31st  May in Nixy’s The Square Bar. Anyone who is interested in putting an act in, please contact Conor Gilsenan or any of our Senior Ladies Football Team. This promises to be a great night’s fun and entertainment. Let’s give our Senior Ladies the Support they deserve. Here’s hoping it will be a fantastic 2019 Season for our Senior Ladies. Everyone welcome.

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

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

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

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

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

All new players welcome.

Celebrating Bealtaine Festival: Free oil painting classes with Martin Fullen at the Library, on Wednesday May 22nd and 29th from 2.30pm-4.30pm. This course of classes is open to retired members of our community. Booking essential at 042 9665779.

Bailieborough Business Centre:

Excel Level 4, Tuesdays 10 – 1pm.

Computers for Beginners, Level 2 Wednesdays.

Word Level 4, Thursdays 10-1pm.

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

Baptism Dates in St. Annes for May, June, July and August 2019: The following are the available dates for Baptisms in St. Anne’s Church–May 26th (Sunday, 12.30pm), June 8th (Saturday, 1.30pm), June 23rd, (Sunday 12.30pm), July 20th, (Saturday 1.30pm), July 28th (Sunday, 12.30pm), August 10th (Saturday, 1.30pm) and August 24th (Saturday, 1.30pm).   

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

Bailieborough Cancer Comfort Ltd: The Bailieborough Cancer Comfort Ltd Committee is available to help cancer patients or their families. Free Taxi service available. For further information, contact: Edel Fox 086 1004030.

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

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East Cavan Gaels GAA Club – Hurling News 20th May 2019:

Senior; We had to give Carrick a walkover as lads unavailable due to work/college commitments. A good workout v Castleblayney on Thursday last. Next up is a trip to Clontibret this coming Thursday.

Monaghan Reserve league fixtures, all away and all Thursdays.

23/05 v Clontibret

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

Congratulations to Jack Barry and Cian McEntee on the Cavan Lory Meagher panel on Saturday v Fermanagh. Jack made his Senior championship debut at wing forward. Well done lads.

U13/15/17; Training for U13s will now be on Mondays at 6.45 in Killann. We will be getting a series of games to prepare for Ulster Feile in June.

The U15s continue their impressive form with another win in the Tain Og league.

Cavan U15 squad. Great ECG representation on the Cavan U15 squad on Monday last.

Tain U15 league fixtures (all Mondays)

03/06 H v Carrick.

Under 7/9/11; A great evening in Castleblayney on Wednesday last as we finally got outside to grass and good weather. We head for Cloghan this coming Wednesday for a Monaghan GAA U7 and U9 blitz. 7pm start.

Under 11s will train with the U13s in Killann on Monday 6.45.

Wednesdays U7/9 squad in Blayney.

The week ahead;

Thursday; Seniors away to Clontibret 7.45.

Club contacts;

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

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

Bailieborough News. November 19th 2018. Matthew J. Cullen.

 

Break-in at Parochial House: In the early hours of Sunday morning, the Gardaí in Bailieborough responded to an alarm activation at the Parochial House in Bailieborough. On arrival it became apparent a break – in had occurred. A follow up search of the grounds was conducted which resulted in the arrest of a man. He has been charged in connection with the incident and appeared at a special sitting of Monaghan District Court on Sunday evening.

 

Bailieborough Parish Church:

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

 

Annual Dog Walk: Bailieborough Veterinary Clinic are hosting their Annual Charity Dog Walk for the CSPCA on this Saturday 24th, November, commencing at 12pm. All welcome, with light refreshments and raffle prizes afterwards. Dogs must be on a lead during the event.

Bailieborough Leisure Centre: Board of Management Annual General Meeting: The Bailieborough Leisure Centre’s Board of Management’s Annual General Meeting will take place on Thursday December 6th at 8.00pm in the Bailie Hotel.

Nominations of persons wishing to seek election to the Board should reach Board Chairman, Paul Mc Fadden, by Friday, November 30th.  Nominations should be left at reception for the attention of Paul Mc Fadden.

 

Science of Cancer’ a talk in Bailieborough Library by Dr Jade Pollock next Thursday, November 22nd  at 7pm! We’re all familiar with the word ‘Cancer’ but do we know how one of the deadliest diseases begins in cells? Come to the talk to learn about common myths about cancer, the role of pharmaceutical companies, ideal diet and learn about new advances in cancer research. All welcome to this FREE presentation!

 

St. Vincent DePaul ‘Fashion Show’: The Bailieborough branch of the St Vincent’s de Paul are hosting a ‘Fashion Show’ on Thursday 29th, of November at 7.30pm in the Hotel Bailie. Doors will open at 7.15pm and we will be modelling a vast array of the clothes, that are for sale in the shop on Main St.  Tickets for the event are priced at €10 for a fantastic, fun filled evening ending with a disco after the Fashion Show until 12.30am. There will be an opportunity to buy after the show, so you can have a special Christmas outfit at a very reasonable price!  We look forward to seeing you there and your support would be greatly appreciated.

Tickets are available from the Hotel reception or the Bailieborough St. Vincent de Paul on Main St.

 

Bridge: Bridge Results for Tuesday, 13th, November 2018: First: Patti and Ita Clarke, Second: Pauline McEvoy and Kathleen McArdle. Best Gross: Patsy Corcoran and Teresa O’Reilly.

Bridge lessons for beginners will take place in Hotel Bailie, Bailieborough, at 7.30pm, each Monday night. Everybody welcome.

 

Bailieborough Mid-Summer Festival and Town Events.: Santa will be back in Bailieborough on the 1st of December at 5pm, sharp. After a great turn out last year, Santa has brought more helpers and promises you won’t be waiting as long in the cold. The Tractor Parade of Lights will be bringing him to town. There will be the turning-on of the town’s Christmas Lights—which were erected last week—Christmas Carolling and lots of other festive fun! For more information or if you would like to volunteer, please visit on Facebook—‘Bailieborough mid-Summer Festival and Town Events’ or e-mail: bailieboroughmidsummerfestival@gmail.com

 

Bailieborough School of Music: Lotto results for 17-11-2018.  Numbers Drawn; 1, 15, 17, 27.  No Jackpot Winner, Lucky Dip (€25) Winners; Sean and Damien, Galbolie; Dingo; Peter Tully; Eddie Farrelly. Jackpot next week, €1,800.

 

Mass of Remembrance: The Annual Mass of Remembrance for all those who have died from the local community and for their bereaved families will take place on Saturday evening, November 24th in St. Anne’s Church at 7.00pm.

 

School Enrolment: East Knockbride National School Enrolment for 2019/2020 school year – Open Information Evening in the School on Wednesday 21st November 2018 between 7pm and 8pm. Parents and Children welcome to attend.

 

Congratulations and Well Done: Congratulations and well done to the Bailieborough Shamrocks Minor Camogie team who defeated Drumgoon by 6.13 to 0.02 points in the Minor Division 2 Championship Final on Saturday last in Drumgoon. Well done to all the players, selectors, manager and sponsors on this great achievement.

Congratulations and well done also to the Shamrock’s Under 13 Boys Division 5 Team who defeated Mullahoran by 6—9 to 2—8 in the Championship Final on Tuesday last on the 3G Kingspan Breffni. Great achievement for the Shamrocks Club doing the double at this age group!

 

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

 

Storytime and Christmas Crafting: As part of the Christmas Lights switch-on, taking place on Saturday, December 1st, Bailieborough Library are having a Story Time and Crafts day. Christmas Storytime for children aged between 4 and 8 from 2.30pm to 3.1pm and Christmas Crafting (Booking Essential) from 3.30pm to 4.30pm. Please come along and support.

 

Art Competition Winners: Congratulations to all the Art Competition Winners who took part in this year’s Link Credit Union Art Competition, whose theme was: ‘The Force of Nature’.

Aged 7 and Under: First:  Eva Pilipaviciute – St Felim’s National School,

Second:  Katie Shevlin – The Model National School, Third: Nadine McKenna – Muff Laragh National School.

Aged 7 and under (special category): First:  Shea Daly – St. Anne’s National School, Second: Nicola McGauran – Ballinamoney National School and Third: Joshua McGlynn – St. Anne’s National School.

Aged 8-10: First:  Samantha Nicole Carolan – Carlanstown N.S., Second: Emma Gavins – St. Anne’s National School and Third: Emily Martin – The Model School.

Aged 8-10 (special category): First: Charlie Geraghty – St Patrick’s, Ughtyneil NS, Second:  Katie Clay – St. Anne’s NS and Third: Saoirse O Neill – St. Killian’s NS.

Aged 11-13: First:  Alexandra Kocis – St. Joseph’s NS, Second: Kelsey Buckland – Morris – Colaiste Dun na Ri and Third: Binh Hanratty – Colaiste Dun na Ri.

Aged 11-13 (special category): First: Calum Reilly – St. Annes NS, Second: Milosz Tomczyk – Colaiste Dun na Ri and Third: Chantelle Martin – The Model School.

Aged 14-17: First: Jessica Dunne – Bailieborough Community School, Second: Tatianna Ormiston – Eureka School and Third: Aoife Sherriff – Colaiste Dun na Ri.

Aged 14-17 (special Category): First: Ronin Madden – Colaiste Dun na Ri.

18+: First: Paula O Reilly – Moynalty Art Group and Second: Olivia Larkin.

 

Library: A beautiful selection of art from the Tyrone Guthrie Centre in Annaghmakerrig is currently on show at the Library until the end of November. Do drop in to visit!

 

Bailieborough Community Alert: Bailieborough Community Alert are hosting a ‘Property Marking Event’ from Thursday, November 29th to Tuesday, December 4th. The machine will visit different townlands and areas and booking is essential as there is limited availability. Call Alison on 089 439 5654 to book a slot, when the machine is in your area. You must submit your Eircode. For further details please contact Kevin Carolan, Pine Grove or Seamus Sheridan, Kells Road.

 

Class of 1993—Bailieborough Community School: 25 years since we left the Community School! Reunion is planned for Saturday, December 29th. See Facebook page (Bailieborough Community School Class of 93 Reunion) or text Lisa Hanna (nee Monaghan) at 087 915 0004 to confirm your interest. Looking forward to a great catch up!

 

Night Walk’: Thank You to everyone who took part in the recent ‘Night Walk’ on October 26th last, in aid of Parkinson’s Disease and Aware. €750 was raised for these worthy causes.

 

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

 

Bailieborough Business Centre: Classes: Beginners Computer,

Improvers Computers, Mondays 7pm to 10pm.

Spreadsheets, Tuesdays, 10am to 1pm.

Word, Thursdays, 10am to 1pm.

 

Beginners Yoga in Bailieborough Leisure Centre: Every Saturday from 9.30am to 10.30am. Bring a Yoga mat and an open mind. Wear comfortable clothing. Contact Darren Clarke 086 846 9581 or darrenclarke@campue.ie for further information.

 

Bailieborough Indoor Bowls: Indoor Bowls continues on Wednesdays, at 8.00pm, in the Community Centre. New members are always most welcome.

 

Baptism Dates in St. Annes for November and December 2018: The following are the available dates for Baptisms in St. Anne’s Church–November 25th (Sunday, 12.30pm), December 15th (Saturday 1.30pm) and December 23rd (Sunday. 12.30pm).

 

Annual Christmas Parade of Lights Tractor Run and Family Fun Day

hosted by Active Agri Association.

All Vehicles must be—roadworthy and fully insured— welcome.

(Lorries, Tractors, Vans, Cars and Bikes).

Saturday 1st December 2018.

Proceeds for the Children’s Ward in Cavan General Hospital.

Starting from Killinkere Leisure Centre at 4pm Sharp.

Registration €20 from 12 noon on the day.

Kids Peddle Tractor Parade at 2pm /Raffle on the day.

Live music by ‘Mad 4 Trad’ following the Run.

For more details contact one of the following numbers:

Floyd McNeill (086) 8739323, Gerard McCann (087) 2268659 or Peter O’Reilly (087)2734338.

 

Bailieborough Library: 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 19th November 2018:

Under 7/9/11; All back in full swing now. Thursday in Kingscourt and Friday two groups in Bailieborough. Great to see lots of new men joining our ranks this season which is our tenth indoor season hurling. Jerseys/training tops from most of the local GAA clubs on show, Bailieborough Shamrocks, Kingscourt Stars, Killinkere, Knockbride, Shercock, Cuchulainns (Mullagh) all setting aside their football rivalry to give hurling a shot in the arm. All are very welcome. Indoors will run through all the way to early June 2019 so plenty of time to catch the bug! Equipment supplied to those who don’t have any yet while learning with us. No Kingscourt group training this coming Thursday as the local trade fair have the hall for this week. See you next week.

 

Under 13; These lads are now finished for the year. We would like to thank them for their commitment this year and congratulate those who won both Feile and U15 league this year. Lots of promise in this squad which we hope will continue into 2019. Thanks to our coaches Colin, Ben and Willie for all their work all year.

Under 15; These lads are now also finished for the year. We thank them for their continuing commitment and recognise their success in both Feile and in the Monaghan league and were only a puck of the ball away from the Cavan Championship. We look forward to 2019 with these lads. Well done.

Senior; Again these lads are now finished for the year. Planning for 2019 is well under way.

The week ahead;

Thursday; No Kingscourt group this week due to trade fair.

Friday; Indoor hurling in Bailieborough Community School Sports Hall tbc. U7/9 from 6-7 and U11 from 7-8. €3 each and water bottle also.

Club contacts;

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

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

 

Cavan Institute:  Cavan Institute is holding an ‘Information Day’ for post primary students on Saturday, November 24th from 12 noon to 4.00pm in its Cathedral Road Campus. This will be a great opportunity to discuss career and progression options. For further information, please contact 049 43 32633.

 

Christmas Craft Fair: Christmas Craft and Gift Fair, Sunday 9th December, Slieve Russell Hotel, 12-5pm, free admission.

 

 

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 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.