Bailieborough News. October 5th 2020. Matthew J. Cullen.

A Heartfelt ‘Thank You’ from Fr. Joseph Fidelis and the Faith Matters Group: €2,750 was raised between St. Anne’s Church Collection and donations to the Parish Office for Fr. Joseph. Anyone still wishing to donate can still do so by dropping their envelope marked ‘Fr. Joseph’s Fund’ into the Parish Office or else view a fundraising link on the Parish Facebook page: https://www.gofundme.com/f/help-fr-joseph-build-trauma-centre

Bailieborough News. September 28th 2020. Matthew J. Cullen.

On—Line Lecture: As part of the Centenary Lecture Series hosted by Cavan Library Services, local Parish Priest, Fr. Ultan McGoohan will  give a lecture entitled ‘The Men Behind The Wire: Ballykinlar Internment Camp 1920-21 and the Cavan Internees’ on Thursday evening, October 1st. This lecture may be viewed on the Cavan Library Services website and on facebook.com/CavanLibrary.

Breffni Photography Club: Photography Exhibition: ‘Through The Lens’: Showcasing a diverse range of images from the club’s very talented members, the exhibition continues in Bailieborough Library untill the end of November. 

St. Annes : Confirmation: .Congratulations to all the young people who made their Confirmation over last weekend in the ceremonies that were administered by Bishop Michael Router.  

Bailieborough Group of Parishes:

Bailieborough 10:45am and Knockbride 12 noon.

Knockbride 12noon

 For those who would rather not attend services yet, or who cannot attend, there will be an online service from 10:30am on YouTube and Facebook – search ‘Bailieborough Group of Parishes.’

In line with government guidelines we will be observing social distancing, hand hygiene, and respiratory hygiene rules. You will be guided in these when you arrive at the church building. Please do not attend if you are feeling unwell, displaying symptoms of Covid-19, or if you have been in contact with someone displaying symptoms.

Well Done: Congratulations and well done to  the Bailieborough Shamrocks Senior Ladies side who played Ballymachugh in the Division 2 final of Adult League on Sunday last, in Munterconnaught. In a hard fought game, the Bailieborough Ladies won on a scoreline of Bailieborough 3—12 Ballymachugh 2—7.  Well done to the players, managers and mentors on this terrific win. Thanks also to Councillor Sarah O’Reilly and Adrian Rogers, The Bridge Tavern, for sponsoring the girls socks and gloves for Sundays League Final. Thanks also to Link Credit Union for sponsoring the water for the Final.

Also Well Done to the Clubs U14 girls who beat Killygarry in the Division 1 Semi Final on Saturday last by the scoreline Bailieborough 6-07 Killygarry 4-03.

Confessions: Fr. Ultan will hear Confessions on Friday evening (The First Friday), October 2nd in St. Annes from 6.15pm and also immediately after the 7pm Mass. Confessions for the moment are being heard in the side-chapel at the top left of the Church.

St. Vincent DePaul Shop:

We will be open Monday to Friday—10.00am to 1.30pm and 2.00pm to 4.30pm for the foreseeable future. If anyone is interested in talking to us about volunteering, please contact Stephen McGuire our Shop Manager. Many thanks and stay safe.

Bailieboro Celtic A.F.C.: Calling all children born in 2011 to get involved with the Under 9s. If your child is interested, please contact Keith on 086 163 1538 .

Bailieborough Community Alert: For anyone who wants to get in touch contact Kevin on 086 375 9627 and please have your Eircode to hand. Community Alert is active 24 hours for people who need assistance in the times we are in. Bailieborough Community Alert is alive and well with 478 members.

  October—Month of the Holy Rosary: The Rosary will be recited at the Grotto on the Virginia Road every evening except Saturdays beginning on Thursday, October 1st at 7.30pm. Everyone is welcome to come along and join in the prayers for their own intentions.  

Bailieborough Red Cross:   We continue to be available to assist any one still staying at home. If you have GP or Hospital appointments or require medication delivery’s .
Please contact us on 086 8968928 or email @ adu.cavan@irishredcross.com or cavan.communitysupport@irishredcross.com  

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.

Paying Our Respects: If you see a hearse, could you stop, stand for a moment as it passes, perhaps take off your cap, and bow your head?

In these times where funerals are limited to only a very few close family our chance to support people during bereavement is limited. So, we wondered if we could revive an old tradition that would show people that their loss is noticed and shared by us all?

It would mean the world to families in a time of sadness.

Bailieborough Library: Bailieborough Library is now open again. In the interest of public safety, we may have to limit the number of people on the premises at any given time. Some services have also been limited to adhere to Department of Health guidelines. Please ensure to sanitise your hands when entering the Library and to wear a face covering—your co-operation is much appreciated.

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.

Bailieborough News. March 16th 2020. Matthew J. Cullen.

Corona Virus Updates:

At the time of writing, Bailieborough Town and most of the surrounding areas have gone into voluntary shutdown, due to the potential of the virus spreading. So far there have been no reported cases of the virus in the locality. With the increase of virus testing at the start of the week, this may change over the coming days and weeks. Most non essential shops and businesses have closed and will remain so until further notice.  Some are still open for business and others can only be contacted by phone or on line. Some have also introduced a delivery service to reduce the risk of potential contamination. All sporting activity has been cancelled and the local gyms and leisure centre are closed. Most meetings, social events and get-togethers have also been cancelled or deferred until the crisis is over.

A great sense of community is also starting to become evident with many people volunteering to assist and help the at-risk and vulnerable in the community. It is in times of crisis like this that the best comes out in people. Hopefully we will all come out safe and sound at the end of this and remember to ‘Stay Safe’.

St. Annes Corona virus : New Church Arrangements: Saturday evening and Sunday morning Masses are cancelled until further notice. Fortunately in St. Annes there is a webcam. Fr. Ultan intends to say privately all scheduled Masses at the usual times. These Masses will be streamed live on the internet via the Parish webcam—without a congregation present. Just Google ‘St. Annes, Bailieborough Webcam’ and you will find it. Those within a radius of the town of Bailieborough will also be able to listen to Masses on our radio system by tuning into your home radio at 107.8FM.

While Fr. Ultan will say Saturday evening and Sunday morning Mass at the usual times, parishioners are not permitted to be present.

Weekday Masses will continue as usual. Those attending weekday Masses are asked to spread out through the Church and leave at least one metre between each other. People who are over 60 and have underlying health problems are encouraged not to attend weekday Mass, as they may be putting themselves and others at risk.

The Parish Churches, will remain open as usual for private prayer.

Confirmation will take place at a later date.

Attendance at Funeral Services and Masses should be limited to close relatives and must not exceed 100 attendees within the Church building.

Church weddings and Baptisms may be celebrated on condition that the attendance in the Church does not exceed 100 people.

Mrs. Nora Martin: It was with deep sadness and regret that the community learned of the passing of Nora Martin (nee Beggins) Drumbannon, Bailieborough, Co. Cavan which occured on Monday, 2nd March 2020.

Nora passed peacefully at Lisdarn, Unit for the Elderly in Cavan, surrounded

by her family.

Nora spent her early years in Cootehill Co. Cavan, she was one of 4 children and

was later married to the late James Martin. The family moved to Bailieborough in 1966 where she lived till her passing.

Nora will be dearly missed by her daughters : Peggy, Kathleen, Mary, Teresa, Ann,

Noreen, Eileen, Phyllis and Caroline. Her sons Christopher, Micheal, Gerry and Paddy and also her extended family and a large circle of neighbours and friends.

Nora’s Funeral Mass was celebrated by Fr. Ultan McGoohan in St. Annes Church in Bailieborough on Thursday, 5th  March and her remains were laid to rest afterwards in St. Annes Cemetery, Bailieborough.

Knockbride Annual Variety Show: In light of the current situtation regarding Covid 19, a decision has been made to postpone the Knockbride Variety Show. We will review the situtation over the next few weeks in the hope of running the show at a later date. Thank you all for your support so far and we hope to perform for you in the near future.

Deepest Sympathy: Deepest Sympathy is extended to children Debbie, Melanie, Paddy and Kevin and their mother Margaret, sisters Kathleen and Phyllis, sons in law Donald and Martin, daughter in law Roseanne, grandchildren Sean, Aaron, Connor, Orlaith, Ciara, Niamh and Oliver, brother in law, nieces, nephews and extended family and friends on the death of James (Jim) Mortimer, Bexcourt and formerly Lisnalee, Bailieborough, Co Cavan, who passed away peacefully on Thursday, 5th  March 2020, at Cavan General Hospital. Jim was predeceased by his son Barry and daughter Orla.

Jim’s Funeral Mass took place in St. Anne’s Church on Sunday, March 8th and following which, his remains were laid to rest in St. Annes Cemetery. 

 
 

Bridge:  Bridge has been cancelled untill further notice.

Women’s World Day of Prayer: Thank You to all who organised, participated and attended the Women’s World Day of Prayer Service held in St. Anne’s. A total of €396.00 was collected and will be forwarded to the Branch Treasurer of World Day of Prayer, Ireland.

‘Darkness into Light’ 2020: The ‘Darkness Into Light’ event has been cancelled due to the Covid 19 crisis but it is hoped to run the event sometime in the Autumn.

Bailieboro Celtic: All club activities for all ages have been cancelled untill further notice.

Bailieborough Group of Parishes: For the time being (as our gatherings are below 100) our Sunday morning services will continue as usual following the advice and guidelines the experts and authorities have issued.  If you feel unwell, please don’t attend until you feel better. Exercise caution if you have people at home with underlying health issues. If you cannot (or would rather not attend) but would like service/sermon notes, please contact Rev Ian at ianewhorner@gmail.com and he will send them on to you.

The Irish Cancer Society are sorry to announce that they have decided to cancel ‘Daffodil Day’ street collections and events scheduled for March 27th. They have made the decision to protect the health and wellbeing of their patients, volunteers and supporters.

Regretted Death: Deepest Sympathy is extended to wife Rosaleen and sons Garry, Niall, Brian, Cyril, Conor and Damien, his 6 daughters-in-law and 19 grandchildren, brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends on the death of John J Keegan, Lisnalea, Bailieborough who passed away peacefully at his residence on Friday, March 6th.

John’s Funeral Mass took place in St. Annes Church on Monday, March 9th with burial afterwards in St. Annes Cemetery.   

Bailieborough Mental Health Association: Annual Quiz: The Bailieborough Mental Health Association’s Annual Quiz—due to take place this Friday, is postponed until a later date as with the coronavirus outbreak its in the best interest of peoples health.

Bailieborough Hen’s Shed: Meetings have been cancelled until further notice.

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.

Baptism Dates in St. Annes for March and April: The following are the available dates for Baptisms in St. Anne’s Church–  March 28th (Saturday, 1.30pm) March 29th (Sunday, 12.30pm), at the Easter Vigil Mass on Saturday, April 11th at 9.00pm, April 18th (Saturday, 1.30pm) and April 19th (Sunday, 12.30pm).   

Bailieborough Library: While libraries across the county and country are closed to the public ,we are still here to provide Library services to all ages. We’re still working and are here to help. The best way you can access your Library during this challenging time, is to try out our Online Library Services through our website
www.cavanlibrary.ie

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.

Bailieborough News Thursday March 12th 2020

Bailieborough News. March 12th 2020.  Matthew J. Cullen.

St. Patrick’s Day Parade:  Bailieborough’s St.Patrick’s Day Parade, ☘️Tuesday 17th  March 2020!

FREE ENTERY FOR ALL FLOATS!!

☘️Starting at 2:30pm.☘️
Great day out for the Family! Hope to see you all there! Don’t forget to enter the draw and pick up a few envelopes to enter the draw and win yourself some great prizes such as an iPad or a weekend a away! Envelopes available in all local businesses in Bailieborough!

St Patrick’s Day Parade fund raising draw envelopes are available in local businesses, please support,  fabulous prizes, envelopes €2 each or 3 for €5.

Some of the prizes for the St Patrick’s Draw: 1st prize – Weekend break for 2 people in Galway.

2nd prize -iPad.

3rd prize – Tickets to Explorium.

4th prize – Tickets to GoQuest. There will also be many spot prizes in the draw which will take place on Wednesday, March 18th at 9.00pm, in the Bailie Hotel.

All tickets available in local business around the town. At the time of writing there are currently no plans to cancel the Parade due to the Coronavirus outbreak but things may change in the coming days, so please keep a careful eye on social media or the local radio and tv news bulletins.

 Confirmation: Bishop Michael Router will celebrate the sacrament of Confirmation in St. Anne’s Church on Saturday, March 14th at 12 noon. All welcome.

Free Talk: The ABCs of Behaviour with Dr. Marthinus Barnard DSc. Psych (BAT) How the lives of those living with autism and intellectual disabilities can be improved through the science of behaviour, taking place in the Library on Thursday,  March 12th  at 7.30pm. All welcome to this FREE talk!

Deepest Sympathy: Deepest Sympathy is extended to husband Danny, daughter, Nikki and sons Dennis and Paul, family, relatives, neighbours and friends on the death of Mrs. Mary Grant, Derryham, Bailieborough, who passed away peacefully at Cavan General Hospital on Saturday, February 22nd.

Mary’s Funeral Service took place in Finnegan’s Funeral Home, Dublin Rd., Cavan on Tuesday, February 25th with burial afterwards in Billis Church of Ireland churchyard.

 

Parent and Toddler Group: Bailie Babes Parent and Toddler Group at Bailieborough Library continues every Wednesday, from 10.30am-12.30pm. A playgroup for all parents and carers of babies from birth to the toddler years. All welcome – just drop in on the day. FREE to join.

Bailieborough Social Day Group: The next get-together of the Bailieborough Social Day Group will take place in the Community Centre on Wednesday, March 11th from 2.30pm to 4.30pm. New members are always most welcome.

 

Bridge: Bridge Results for Tuesday: 18th February 2020:
Winners of The Brennan Cup: Helen Clarke and Kathleen McArdle.
Second: Tom Moran and John McGahan. Best Gross: Sean Kellegher and Betty Mc Caffrey. Third: Brendan and Colette Gavin.

Bridge Results for Tuesday, February 25th 2020: First:  Ita Clarke and Kathy O’Sullivan. Second: Helen Clarke and Kathleen McArdle. Best Gross : Teresa O’ Reilly and Joy Jameson. Third: Gemma McCabe and Olive Kellett.

 Bridge Results for Tuesday, 3rd March 2020: First: Olive Kellett and Maura Fagan. Second: Margaret Carolan and Brid Murray. Best Gross: Maresa Liggan and Marie McNicholas. Third: Rose Brennan and Pattie Clarke.  

Bridge takes place in the Hotel Bailie on every Tuesday evening and new members are always most welcome.

‘Bounce Back’ Youth Services: Bounce Back Youth Service are
hosting an Information Session for parents and professionals in relation to Cyber Safety on Thursday 12th  March at 7.30pm in the Bailie Hotel. Guest Speakers include: Paula O’Connor, members of An Garda Siochana and others. Tea and light refreshments served. All welcome.

Library: Shercock drama adjucator, Walker Ewart, presents ‘A Slice of Life’ an entertaining and thought provoking journey of life at the Library on Friday, March 13th at 2.30pm. All are welcome to this FREE event and refreshments will be served!

Computers for Beginners: Computers for beginners classes every Monday evening from 7-9.30pm. Call 042 9694716 to book your place. Classes are free of charge.

Clothing Collection: St. Annes National School Parents Association have organised a ‘Clothing Collection’ on Wednesday, March 11th in aid of St. Annes National School. Clean, wearable, unwanted clothing (mens, womens, kids and infants), handbags, belts, paired shoes, bedlinen and curtains will be accepted.Your support with this collection would be greatly appreciated.

Library: FREE Five Week Basic iPhone, iPad, Tablet and Smartphone class commencing in Bailieborough Library on Tuesday 24th March 2020 from 10-12 noon for 5 weeks. Please enquire in the Library or call Angela on 046 9280790 to book a place.

‘Darkness into Light’ 2020: Online Registration is now open. Registration will take place in the Lemon Tree on Friday, March 13th from 6.00pm to 9.00pm. Card payments will be accepted this year. Follow the link below to register for Darkness into Light, Bailieborough which takes place on Saturday, May 9th , starting at the Community Centre at 4.15am. https://www.darknessintolight.ie/venue
Early Bird Prices: Adult (18+ yrs) normally €26 Early Bird €21,
Concession (Jobseeker / Senior / Student) normally €21 Early Bird €16,
Child (6-17 yrs) €5.
Baby/Toddler (0-5 yrs) €0.
Family :  (Max. 2 adults + 5 children) normally €62 Early Bird €52. 

We will be holding a ‘Bag Pack’ on Saturday 14th  March in Tesco, Bailieborough between 10.00am and 4.00pm. Money raised will go towards refreshments on the day as well as lighting and signs on the route. All support welcome. Every little helps as they say.

Bailieboro Celtic: Bailieborough Celtic Underage Girls Soccer Training commencing on Saturday 28th  March, from 3 – 4pm, at the Bailieborough Celtic Soccer Grounds, The Vale, Bailieborough.

Come along and give it a go! Everyone welcome.

For any inquiries, contact Grainne at 086-8156532.

Run, Jog, Walk or Crawl!!  Run, walk, crawl or jog is back on Monday and Wedensday nights at 8pm from the Community Centre, Bailieboro.  All weathers, all abilities catered for. Don’t be afraid.  Tea, coffee, water and fruit afterwards.  Pass the word and give it a try!!

Cavan Walking Festival: The Castle Lake Forest Demesne in Bailieborough will be the location of our first scheduled walk for the Cavan Walking Festival on Sat 2nd  May 2020. The Bailieborough Walking Group will lead the walk.
Starting point: Bailieborough Business Park. Starting time: 11am.
Length: 5/10km. Difficulty: Moderate.

Bailieborough School of Music: Lotto results for 07-03-2020. Numbers Drawn; 15, 19, 20, 26. No Jackpot Winner, Lucky Dip (€25) Winners; Lisa Clarke; Margaret Burke; Adrienne Pritchard; Susan Brennan. Next week’s Jackpot €8,300.

Bailieborough Indoor Bowls: Bowls continues in the Community Centre on Wednesdays from 8.00pm. New members most welcome and tuition will be provided—if required.

Regretted Death: Deepest Sympathy is extended to sons, Michael, Brendan, Aidan and Martin, daughters Mary, Rose, Kathleen, Geraldine and Eileen, brothers, Dan and Paddy, sisters Rose, Mary and Bridgie, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, nieces, nephews, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, cousins, relatives, neighbours and friends on the death of  Kitty Carroll (nee Clarke), who passed away peacefully, at Cavan General Hospital on Thursday, March 5th surrounded by her loving family. Kitty was predeceased by her husband Patrick, and son Andrew. Kitty’s Funeral Mass took place in St Brigid’s Church, Knockbride West, on Sunday, March 8th with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.  

Spanish Lessons for Adults: Spanish Courses for Beginners every Tuesday from 8pm to 9pm in the BDA Businness Centre, Shercock Road, also High Beginners from 7pm to 8pm. For more information, please contact Lydia on 087 741 4735.

Bailieborough Mental Health Association: Annual Quiz: The Bailieborough Mental Health Association’s Annual Round Table Quiz Night will be taking place in the Bailie Hotel Ballroom at 8.30pm sharp on Friday, March 20th at 8.30pm, sharp.  “A fun night for young and old”                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

Teams of 4 for €40. Special ‘Early Bird’ round for extra points if you arrive on time!! “A Healthy Mind in a Healthy Body’!! All welcome.

Word Processing and Computer Skills,

Classes are free to part-time/full-time workers, Farmers, or Self-employed etc. To book a place or find out more, contact Noelette Dolan on 087 9293531 or 042 9694 716.

Bailieborough Hen’s Shed: If you would like to come along and enjoy a chat and some good company or just need to take some time for yourself, please join us on Thursday mornings from 10am to 12 noon, in Bailieborough Library. This group is open to all ladies aged 18 and over from Bailieborough and the surrounding areas. Hope to see you there!!

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 ‘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.

Baptism Dates in St. Annes for March and April: The following are the available dates for Baptisms in St. Anne’s Church–  March 28th (Saturday, 1.30pm) March 29th (Sunday, 12.30pm), at the Easter Vigil Mass on Saturday, April 11th at 9.00pm, April 18th (Saturday, 1.30pm) and April 19th (Sunday, 12.30pm).   

Bailieborough Library:

Bailieborough Craft Group meet every Friday in the Library. Drop in from 10am until 1pm. Anyone interested in hand crafts, or is willing to learn, is invited to this sociable gathering. Refreshments are served in a warm, welcoming environment.
Bailieborough Hen’s Shed meets at the Library every Thursday at 10am. All ladies are welcome to this get together, just to meet, make friends and share thoughts! There are plenty of plans for 2020!
Bailieborough Library Book Club meets on the LAST Thursday of each month at 6.30pm.

Bailieborough Cancer Comfort Ltd: The Bailieborough Cancer Comfort Ltd Committee is available to help cancer patients or their families. Free Taxi service available. For further information, contact: 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 Thursday 5th March 2020

Bailieborough News. March 5th 2020.  Matthew J. Cullen.

PAT ARGUE – OBITUARY

A Good Family, Club and Community Man is Laid to ResB

PAT ARGUE – OBITUARY

A Good Family, Club and Community Man is Laid to Rest

The news of the untimely death of Pat Argue in the Mater Hospital Dublin on Tuesday 11th February was received in Bailieborough and the surrounding community with a great sense of shock and sadness.

Pat was the second youngest of the eight children of Patrick and Mary Argue, Drumacarrow. Bailieborough. He is survived by his wife Imelda, son Mark and daughter Aishling, grandsons Glen and Kian, his sister Margaret, Daughter-in-law Caroline and Son-in-law Adam and extended family.

Pat attended the local Carrickgorman National School, which he left to start work at the young age of fourteen. Without the benefit of a secondary school education, Pat proceeded to follow a very full working life and found employment in a range of local industries such as Refractories, Midland Industries, Bailie Foods, Procut and Flair International, whilst he also developed skills in construction work and could turn his hand to blockwork, stone masonry, carpentry and plumbing.

In 1981, Pat met the love of his life Imelda and shortly afterwards they set up home together and had two adored children Mark and Aishling. Pat was a loving husband and parent and a good provider for his family.

Pat was always a keen sport person. In his youth he played soccer and also enjoyed a game of darts representing the Lemon Tree. He was a true Liverpool supporter and was really enjoying their resurgence this season. However, Gaelic football was his first love. He played for his beloved Bailieborough Shamrocks throughout the seventies and eighties and wore the jersey with pride on many occasions whether in goal or outfield, whilst the occasional stint in the “dug out” never disheartened him.

In the late 80’s Pat hung up his playing boots and commenced a career as a referee. His approach was based on the premise that “a fair game was a good game” and he showed neither fear nor favour in the many games in which he officiated.  He always made himself available to facilitate the fixtures secretary and also participated in the activities of the Referees’ Association including a very memorable trip to Luton.

Over the years Pat and his family donned the Blue & White to support his beloved Cavan across the length and breadth of Ireland hoping for a chance at another All Ireland Final. The 1997 Ulster final victory was well celebrated and was captured in numerous photos of the homecoming to Breffni Park.

Pat had a keen intellect and an enquiring mind. He was an avid reader and took every opportunity to engage in lifelong learning. He attended night classes to learn Irish and taught himself to play the guitar and banjo.  He had a great love of language and words and had an encyclopaedia like level of knowledge. He delighted in displaying this along with his team mates Gerry and Billy at the many quizzes in which he took part – much to the dismay of his long-suffering opponents. His sharp mind was always active and he liked to occupy his leisure time completing crosswords. The Anglo Celt and the Evening Herald versions provided a steady flow of material. He also enjoyed the challenge of the Car Treasure Hunt circuit and was adept at setting and completing courses over the years.

He was much sought after as a Quiz Master and devoted his spare time to setting and asking the questions at fundraising nights for many voluntary organisations. He had a book case of quiz books and was a regular viewer of TV quiz shows, always endeavouring to improve his general knowledge.  No later than Monday, 10th February he completed a set of questions for a fund-raising event for Bailieborough Shamrocks’ Under Age committee. His family have ensured that this will be carried out in his memory in time to come.

Pat was first and foremost a family man and took quiet satisfaction from the completion of the family circle with the addition of his daughter in law and son in law. The subsequent birth of his twin grandsons, Glen and Kian in 2010 was a source of great joy. As soon as they were walking, they were on “toe to hand” with the Gaelic ball; the afterschool “Practice with us Granda” brings a smile to Imelda as she recalls these moments. With daughter Aishling living abroad, visits to Canada to explore the Rocky Mountains became regular events. On return visits, Adam, the Canadian was duly instructed in all aspects of Gaelic games. Pat was never happier than when he was surrounded by his family and they were very much involved in all the important activities in his life such as community activities, sport or his work.

Pat was much loved by his extended family. His willingness to provide the helping hand when needed and his good-natured companionship were greatly appreciated. Such was his demeanour that nothing was ever too much to ask. He will be greatly missed at family gatherings where his quick wit and banter and indeed a kindly word when needed were greatly appreciated.

When Flair International closed in 2012 he joined the CE Scheme which allowed him to develop many roles in the community. Among these was the care and maintenance of St Anne’s Park, the Bailieborough Shamrocks’ club ground. Along with his colleague Nicholas he saw to it that the pitches were cut and lined to perfection. The occasional phone calls to announce an unscheduled game saw him drop all and go to ensure that the pitch was ready.

He also cared for the landscaping on the Shercock Road in the town and was a familiar figure as he tended the hedging and grass verges with a chat and a shout for everyone as they’d pass by. Having obtained his spraying licence, he donned his yellow Jacket and back sprayer and could be seen in the quiet of the evenings, spraying on any street or adjoining road around the town assisting in the work of the Tidy Towns Committee. He was happy to see Bailieborough in full bloom as a result of the committee’s work and achievements.

When the Bailieborough Forest Development plans were finalised by the BDA, Pat and Nicholas were assigned to work on the project. The refurbishment of Lucy’s Well and the erection of the very tasteful signage throughout the forest were part of their remit. At the time of his death he was engrossed in the work of constructing a viewing point and had completed the stone work to facilitate the view onto the magnificent Castle Lake. The many visitors and walkers will miss the regular exchange of pleasantries with him as they enjoyed the facilities. He often spoke to Imelda of the peace and tranquillity he found in this haven. On the day of his death, Pat spent the morning there attending to his work. The numerous people who met him that morning have since recounted their shock at the suddenness of his passing from their daily routine.

Ever involved in community events, the Mid-Summer Festival, St. Patrick’s Day Parade and The Halloween ‘Scary Walks’ were highlights of his yearly commitments. In 2019 the first “Darkness into Light” walk was held in Bailieborough town and he was closely involved in this. The Christmas Lights project was a major annual event in his busy calendar and again he could be seen on cold winters’ nights with his colleagues on the committee working tirelessly to provide the pleasure and magic of this project to the town. In 2014 Pat decided that the town needed a Crib to complete the effect and he went about building one at his home for the Christmas Lights Committee. The erection of the Crib in its prominent position at the Library Square became an annual family event in which Caroline oversaw Kian and Glen arranging the nativity figures.

The sense of excitement for children young and old engendered by the annual “switching on night” has become a staple in the life of the town. Pat was central to all of this which gave him a great sense of pride and achievement.  He always felt Bailieborough had everything to offer the shoppers and visitors and enhancing the town could help ensure this.

Shortly after the Bailieborough Cancer Comfort Fund was established, Pat was involved in the instigation of the “The Singing Santas”. This intrepid group have gathered every Christmas Eve to sing carols and provide a seasonal atmosphere for the shoppers. Pat was a great motivator for this event and always got the team out on time. Any chorister who was flagging from the cold would be revived with a medicinal swig from his hip flask. Over the years this group have raised over €30,000 for this very worthy cause and are featured every year as the closing act in the Cancer Fund Variety Concert.

His Funeral Mass was celebrated at 11am in St Anne’s Church by Father Ultan McGoohan P.P. on Saturday 15th February 2020 and he was laid to rest afterwards in St. Anne’s Cemetery alongside his beloved family. Throughout his life, Pat bore the loss of his loved ones with great dignity. His weekly visits and his attendance to family graves were carried out with great love and devotion.

As the news of Pat’s sudden and untimely passing filtered through from Tuesday 11th February, the family were greatly comforted by the large number of sympathisers and well-wishers who made contact and queued to pay their respects. This was a testimony to the high regard and affection in which Pat was held by all those who had the privilege of knowing him.

The family wish to express their gratitude to his colleagues and many friends in Bailieborough Shamrocks GAA Club, Cavan Referees Association, Cavan County Board, Bailieborough Cancer Comfort Fund Committee, the Shamrocks Golf Society, the CE Scheme workers, Bailieborough Tidy Towns, Mid-Summer Festival, St. Patrick’s Day, Halloween and Christmas Lights Committees who stood shoulder to shoulder in guards of honour as his funeral cortege travelled from Clarkes Funeral Home to St. Anne’s Church on the Friday evening. They were there again on Saturday morning when he was laid to rest as the heavens opened to greet him. One mourner caught the sense of his life when he said “He was a good community man and he has brought a whole community together over the past week”.

Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam dilis.

Community Drug Awareness: As part of our Healthy Club Project, Bailieborough Shamrocks along with our neighbouring clubs Shercock and Knockbride, will be hosting a discussion on Drug Awareness from Sgt, Mick Kearney from the Cavan/Monaghan Drug Squad on this Friday, 6th  March in St.Annes Park Clubrooms beginning at 8pm sharp. Refreshments will be served from 7:45pm.Any queries please contact Mark Gilsenan, Health and Wellbeing Officer and Club Secretary. All adult players (no underage), coaches and parents are asked and encouraged to attend. Open for all in the community, no need to be a member.

St. Patrick’s Day Parade:  Bailieborough’s St.Patrick’s Day Parade, ☘️Tuesday 17th  March 2020!

FREE ENTERY FOR ALL FLOATS!!

☘️Starting at 2:30pm.☘️
Great day out for the Family! Hope to see you all there! Don’t forget to enter the draw and pick up a few envelopes to enter the draw and win yourself some great prizes such as an iPad or a weekend a away! Envelopes available in all local businesses in Bailieborough!

St Patrick’s Day Parade fund raising draw envelopes are available in local businesses, please support,  fabulous prizes, envelopes €2 each or 3 for €5.

Women’s World Day of Prayer:  An invitation to an Ecumenical Prayer Service with the Church of Ireland, Presbyterian Church and St. Annes Church on this Friday evening, March 6th at 8.00pm, in St. Annes Church, Bailieborough, followed by refreshments in St. Annes Parish Centre (old Parochial House). Prayers by Women of Zimbabwe, prayed around the world, inspire us to come together in prayer and conversation. All are welcome.

Bailieborough Community Alert: Due to unforseen circumstances, the meeting planned for February 24th had to be cancelled at short notice. This meeting will now take place on Monday, March 9th at 8.00pm, sharp in the Hotel Bailie. All welcome.

Deepest Sympathy:

Knockbride Bazzar: Knockbride Bazaar will take place in Tunnyduff hall on Friday Friday 6th March at 9 P.M. Good selection of prizes and everyone welcome.

Free Talk: The ABCs of Behaviour with Dr. Marthinus Barnard DSc. Psych (BAT) How the lives of those living with autism and intellectual disabilities can be improved through the science of behaviour, taking place in the Library on Thursday,  March 12th  at 7.30pm. All welcome to this FREE talk!

Parent and Toddler Group: Bailie Babes Parent and Toddler Group at Bailieborough Library continues every Wednesday, from 10.30am-12.30pm. A playgroup for all parents and carers of babies from birth to the toddler years. All welcome – just drop in on the day. FREE to join.

 

Bridge: Bridge takes place in the Hotel Bailie on every Tuesday evening and new members are always most welcome.

Congratulations and Well Done!!: Congratulations and well done to local photographer, Ollie Gargan whose photo entitled ‘Blurred’ has been selected to be exhibited at the forthcoming exhibition in The Blank Wall Gallery, in Athens, Greece from 3rd  April until 14th  April 2020, at the exhibition entitled “Red”.

Bailieborough Social Day Group: A bus will leave  from the Community Centre on Thursday, March 5th at 5.30pm to go to the ‘Frolics’, a variety show in Ballyjamesduff. Light refreshments will be served beforehand.

Computers for Beginners: Computers for beginners classes every Monday evening from 7-9.30pm. Call 042 9694716 to book your place. Classes are free of charge.

Clothing Collection: St. Annes National School Parents Association have organised a ‘Clothing Collection’ on Wednesday, March 11th in aid of St. Annes National School. Clean, wearable, unwanted clothing (mens, womens, kids and infants), handbags, belts, paired shoes, bedlinen and curtains will be accepted. Items once bagged can be dropped off at St. Annes N.S., on Monday 9th, Tuesday 10th and before 9.30am on Wednesday, March 11th. Your support with this collection would be greatly appreciated.

Library: FREE Five Week Basic iPhone, iPad, Tablet and Smartphone class commencing in Bailieborough Library on Tuesday 24th March 2020 from 10-12 noon for 5 weeks. Please enquire in the Library or call Angela on 046 9280790 to book a place.

‘Darkness into Light’ 2020: Online Registration is now open. Follow the link below to register for Darkness into Light, Bailieborough which takes place on Saturday, May 9th , starting at the Community Centre at 4.15am. https://www.darknessintolight.ie/venue
Early Bird Prices: Adult (18+ yrs) normally €26 Early Bird €21,
Concession (Jobseeker / Senior / Student) normally €21 Early Bird €16,
Child (6-17 yrs) €5.
Baby/Toddler (0-5 yrs) €0.
Family :  (Max. 2 adults + 5 children) normally €62 Early Bird €52. 

Bailieboro Celtic: Bailieborough Celtic Underage Girls Soccer Training commencing on Saturday 28th  March, from 3 – 4pm, at the Bailieborough Celtic Soccer Grounds, The Vale, Bailieborough.

Come along and give it a go! Everyone welcome.

For any inquiries, contact Grainne at 086-8156532.

Run, Jog, Walk or Crawl!!  Run, walk, crawl or jog is back on Monday and Wedensday nights at 8pm from the Community Centre, Bailieboro.  All weathers, all abilities catered for. Don’t be afraid.  Tea, coffee, water and fruit afterwards.  Pass the word and give it a try!!

School Enrolment: Enrolments for September 2020 are now being taken for St. Brigid’s NS, Tunnyduff. Please phone the school at 042 9660368 or email office@tunnyduffns.ie for an enrolment pack.

Bailieborough School of Music: Lotto results for 29-02-2020.  Numbers Drawn; 04, 10, 16, 29. No Jackpot Winner, Lucky Dip (€25) Winners; Teresa Cooney; Margaret Reilly; Martin Fulton; Mick Giles. Next week’s Jackpot €8,200.

Bailieborough Indoor Bowls: Bowls have resumed in the Community Centre on Wednesdays at 8.00pm. New members most welcome and tuition will be provided—if required.

Spanish Lessons for Adults: Spanish Courses for Beginners every Tuesday from 8pm to 9pm in the BDA Businness Centre, Shercock Road, also High Beginners from 7pm to 8pm. For more information, please contact Lydia on 087 741 4735.

Bailieborough Mental Health Association: Annual Quiz: The Bailieborough Mental Health Association’s Annual Round Table Quiz Night will be taking place in the Bailie Hotel Ballroom at 8.30pm sharp on Fridayt, March 20th at 8.30pm, sharp.  “A fun night for young and old”                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

Teams of 4 for €40. Special ‘Early Bird’ round for extra points if you arrive on time!! “A Healthy Mind in a Healthy Body’!! All welcome.

Word Processing and Computer Skills,

Classes are free to part-time/full-time workers, Farmers, or Self-employed etc. To book a place or find out more, contact Noelette Dolan on 087 9293531 or 042 9694 716.

Bailieborough Hen’s Shed: If you would like to come along and enjoy a chat and some good company or just need to take some time for yourself, please join us on Thursday mornings from 10am to 12 noon, in Bailieborough Library. This group is open to all ladies aged 18 and over from Bailieborough and the surrounding areas. Hope to see you there!!

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 ‘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.

Baptism Dates in St. Annes for March and April: The following are the available dates for Baptisms in St. Anne’s Church– March 7th (Saturday, 1.30pm), March 8th (Sunday, 12.30pm), March 28th (Saturday, 1.30pm) March 29th (Sunday, 12.30pm), at the Easter Vigil Mass on Saturday, April 11th at 9.00pm, April 18th (Saturday, 1.30pm) and April 19th (Sunday, 12.30pm).   

Bailieborough Library:

Bailieborough Craft Group meet every Friday in the Library. Drop in from 10am until 1pm. Anyone interested in hand crafts, or is willing to learn, is invited to this sociable gathering. Refreshments are served in a warm, welcoming environment.
Bailieborough Hen’s Shed meets at the Library every Thursday at 10am. All ladies are welcome to this get together, just to meet, make friends and share thoughts! There are plenty of plans for 2020!
Bailieborough Library Book Club meets on the LAST Thursday of each month at 6.30pm.

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

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

The news of the untimely death of Pat Argue in the Mater Hospital Dublin on Tuesday 11th February was received in Bailieborough and the surrounding community with a great sense of shock and sadness.

Pat was the second youngest of the eight children of Patrick and Mary Argue, Drumacarrow. Bailieborough. He is survived by his wife Imelda, son Mark and daughter Aishling, grandsons Glen and Kian, his sister Margaret, Daughter-in-law Caroline and Son-in-law Adam and extended family.

Pat attended the local Carrickgorman National School, which he left to start work at the young age of fourteen. Without the benefit of a secondary school education, Pat proceeded to follow a very full working life and found employment in a range of local industries such as Refractories, Midland Industries, Bailie Foods, Procut and Flair International, whilst he also developed skills in construction work and could turn his hand to blockwork, stone masonry, carpentry and plumbing.

In 1981, Pat met the love of his life Imelda and shortly afterwards they set up home together and had two adored children Mark and Aishling. Pat was a loving husband and parent and a good provider for his family.

Pat was always a keen sport person. In his youth he played soccer and also enjoyed a game of darts representing the Lemon Tree. He was a true Liverpool supporter and was really enjoying their resurgence this season. However, Gaelic football was his first love. He played for his beloved Bailieborough Shamrocks throughout the seventies and eighties and wore the jersey with pride on many occasions whether in goal or outfield, whilst the occasional stint in the “dug out” never disheartened him.

In the late 80’s Pat hung up his playing boots and commenced a career as a referee. His approach was based on the premise that “a fair game was a good game” and he showed neither fear nor favour in the many games in which he officiated.  He always made himself available to facilitate the fixtures secretary and also participated in the activities of the Referees’ Association including a very memorable trip to Luton.

Over the years Pat and his family donned the Blue & White to support his beloved Cavan across the length and breadth of Ireland hoping for a chance at another All Ireland Final. The 1997 Ulster final victory was well celebrated and was captured in numerous photos of the homecoming to Breffni Park.

Pat had a keen intellect and an enquiring mind. He was an avid reader and took every opportunity to engage in lifelong learning. He attended night classes to learn Irish and taught himself to play the guitar and banjo.  He had a great love of language and words and had an encyclopaedia like level of knowledge. He delighted in displaying this along with his team mates Gerry and Billy at the many quizzes in which he took part – much to the dismay of his long-suffering opponents. His sharp mind was always active and he liked to occupy his leisure time completing crosswords. The Anglo Celt and the Evening Herald versions provided a steady flow of material. He also enjoyed the challenge of the Car Treasure Hunt circuit and was adept at setting and completing courses over the years.

He was much sought after as a Quiz Master and devoted his spare time to setting and asking the questions at fundraising nights for many voluntary organisations. He had a book case of quiz books and was a regular viewer of TV quiz shows, always endeavouring to improve his general knowledge.  No later than Monday, 10th February he completed a set of questions for a fund-raising event for Bailieborough Shamrocks’ Under Age committee. His family have ensured that this will be carried out in his memory in time to come.

Pat was first and foremost a family man and took quiet satisfaction from the completion of the family circle with the addition of his daughter in law and son in law. The subsequent birth of his twin grandsons, Glen and Kian in 2010 was a source of great joy. As soon as they were walking, they were on “toe to hand” with the Gaelic ball; the afterschool “Practice with us Granda” brings a smile to Imelda as she recalls these moments. With daughter Aishling living abroad, visits to Canada to explore the Rocky Mountains became regular events. On return visits, Adam, the Canadian was duly instructed in all aspects of Gaelic games. Pat was never happier than when he was surrounded by his family and they were very much involved in all the important activities in his life such as community activities, sport or his work.

Pat was much loved by his extended family. His willingness to provide the helping hand when needed and his good-natured companionship were greatly appreciated. Such was his demeanour that nothing was ever too much to ask. He will be greatly missed at family gatherings where his quick wit and banter and indeed a kindly word when needed were greatly appreciated.

When Flair International closed in 2012 he joined the CE Scheme which allowed him to develop many roles in the community. Among these was the care and maintenance of St Anne’s Park, the Bailieborough Shamrocks’ club ground. Along with his colleague Nicholas he saw to it that the pitches were cut and lined to perfection. The occasional phone calls to announce an unscheduled game saw him drop all and go to ensure that the pitch was ready.

He also cared for the landscaping on the Shercock Road in the town and was a familiar figure as he tended the hedging and grass verges with a chat and a shout for everyone as they’d pass by. Having obtained his spraying licence, he donned his yellow Jacket and back sprayer and could be seen in the quiet of the evenings, spraying on any street or adjoining road around the town assisting in the work of the Tidy Towns Committee. He was happy to see Bailieborough in full bloom as a result of the committee’s work and achievements.

When the Bailieborough Forest Development plans were finalised by the BDA, Pat and Nicholas were assigned to work on the project. The refurbishment of Lucy’s Well and the erection of the very tasteful signage throughout the forest were part of their remit. At the time of his death he was engrossed in the work of constructing a viewing point and had completed the stone work to facilitate the view onto the magnificent Castle Lake. The many visitors and walkers will miss the regular exchange of pleasantries with him as they enjoyed the facilities. He often spoke to Imelda of the peace and tranquillity he found in this haven. On the day of his death, Pat spent the morning there attending to his work. The numerous people who met him that morning have since recounted their shock at the suddenness of his passing from their daily routine.

Ever involved in community events, the Mid-Summer Festival, St. Patrick’s Day Parade and The Halloween ‘Scary Walks’ were highlights of his yearly commitments. In 2019 the first “Darkness into Light” walk was held in Bailieborough town and he was closely involved in this. The Christmas Lights project was a major annual event in his busy calendar and again he could be seen on cold winters’ nights with his colleagues on the committee working tirelessly to provide the pleasure and magic of this project to the town. In 2014 Pat decided that the town needed a Crib to complete the effect and he went about building one at his home for the Christmas Lights Committee. The erection of the Crib in its prominent position at the Library Square became an annual family event in which Caroline oversaw Kian and Glen arranging the nativity figures.

The sense of excitement for children young and old engendered by the annual “switching on night” has become a staple in the life of the town. Pat was central to all of this which gave him a great sense of pride and achievement.  He always felt Bailieborough had everything to offer the shoppers and visitors and enhancing the town could help ensure this.

Shortly after the Bailieborough Cancer Comfort Fund was established, Pat was involved in the instigation of the “The Singing Santas”. This intrepid group have gathered every Christmas Eve to sing carols and provide a seasonal atmosphere for the shoppers. Pat was a great motivator for this event and always got the team out on time. Any chorister who was flagging from the cold would be revived with a medicinal swig from his hip flask. Over the years this group have raised over €30,000 for this very worthy cause and are featured every year as the closing act in the Cancer Fund Variety Concert.

His Funeral Mass was celebrated at 11am in St Anne’s Church by Father Ultan McGoohan P.P. on Saturday 15th February 2020 and he was laid to rest afterwards in St. Anne’s Cemetery alongside his beloved family. Throughout his life, Pat bore the loss of his loved ones with great dignity. His weekly visits and his attendance to family graves were carried out with great love and devotion.

As the news of Pat’s sudden and untimely passing filtered through from Tuesday 11th February, the family were greatly comforted by the large number of sympathisers and well-wishers who made contact and queued to pay their respects. This was a testimony to the high regard and affection in which Pat was held by all those who had the privilege of knowing him.

The family wish to express their gratitude to his colleagues and many friends in Bailieborough Shamrocks GAA Club, Cavan Referees Association, Cavan County Board, Bailieborough Cancer Comfort Fund Committee, the Shamrocks Golf Society, the CE Scheme workers, Bailieborough Tidy Towns, Mid-Summer Festival, St. Patrick’s Day, Halloween and Christmas Lights Committees who stood shoulder to shoulder in guards of honour as his funeral cortege travelled from Clarkes Funeral Home to St. Anne’s Church on the Friday evening. They were there again on Saturday morning when he was laid to rest as the heavens opened to greet him. One mourner caught the sense of his life when he said “He was a good community man and he has brought a whole community together over the past week”.

Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam dilis.

Community Drug Awareness: As part of our Healthy Club Project, Bailieborough Shamrocks along with our neighbouring clubs Shercock and Knockbride, will be hosting a discussion on Drug Awareness from Sgt, Mick Kearney from the Cavan/Monaghan Drug Squad on this Friday, 6th  March in St.Annes Park Clubrooms beginning at 8pm sharp. Refreshments will be served from 7:45pm.Any queries please contact Mark Gilsenan, Health and Wellbeing Officer and Club Secretary. All adult players (no underage), coaches and parents are asked and encouraged to attend. Open for all in the community, no need to be a member.

St. Patrick’s Day Parade:  Bailieborough’s St.Patrick’s Day Parade, ☘️Tuesday 17th  March 2020!

FREE ENTERY FOR ALL FLOATS!!

☘️Starting at 2:30pm.☘️
Great day out for the Family! Hope to see you all there! Don’t forget to enter the draw and pick up a few envelopes to enter the draw and win yourself some great prizes such as an iPad or a weekend a away! Envelopes available in all local businesses in Bailieborough!

St Patrick’s Day Parade fund raising draw envelopes are available in local businesses, please support,  fabulous prizes, envelopes €2 each or 3 for €5.

Women’s World Day of Prayer:  An invitation to an Ecumenical Prayer Service with the Church of Ireland, Presbyterian Church and St. Annes Church on this Friday evening, March 6th at 8.00pm, in St. Annes Church, Bailieborough, followed by refreshments in St. Annes Parish Centre (old Parochial House). Prayers by Women of Zimbabwe, prayed around the world, inspire us to come together in prayer and conversation. All are welcome.

Bailieborough Community Alert: Due to unforseen circumstances, the meeting planned for February 24th had to be cancelled at short notice. This meeting will now take place on Monday, March 9th at 8.00pm, sharp in the Hotel Bailie. All welcome.

Deepest Sympathy:

Knockbride Bazzar: Knockbride Bazaar will take place in Tunnyduff hall on Friday Friday 6th March at 9 P.M. Good selection of prizes and everyone welcome.

Free Talk: The ABCs of Behaviour with Dr. Marthinus Barnard DSc. Psych (BAT) How the lives of those living with autism and intellectual disabilities can be improved through the science of behaviour, taking place in the Library on Thursday,  March 12th  at 7.30pm. All welcome to this FREE talk!

Parent and Toddler Group: Bailie Babes Parent and Toddler Group at Bailieborough Library continues every Wednesday, from 10.30am-12.30pm. A playgroup for all parents and carers of babies from birth to the toddler years. All welcome – just drop in on the day. FREE to join.

 

Bridge: Bridge takes place in the Hotel Bailie on every Tuesday evening and new members are always most welcome.

Congratulations and Well Done!!: Congratulations and well done to local photographer, Ollie Gargan whose photo entitled ‘Blurred’ has been selected to be exhibited at the forthcoming exhibition in The Blank Wall Gallery, in Athens, Greece from 3rd  April until 14th  April 2020, at the exhibition entitled “Red”.

Bailieborough Social Day Group: A bus will leave  from the Community Centre on Thursday, March 5th at 5.30pm to go to the ‘Frolics’, a variety show in Ballyjamesduff. Light refreshments will be served beforehand.

Computers for Beginners: Computers for beginners classes every Monday evening from 7-9.30pm. Call 042 9694716 to book your place. Classes are free of charge.

Clothing Collection: St. Annes National School Parents Association have organised a ‘Clothing Collection’ on Wednesday, March 11th in aid of St. Annes National School. Clean, wearable, unwanted clothing (mens, womens, kids and infants), handbags, belts, paired shoes, bedlinen and curtains will be accepted. Items once bagged can be dropped off at St. Annes N.S., on Monday 9th, Tuesday 10th and before 9.30am on Wednesday, March 11th. Your support with this collection would be greatly appreciated.

Library: FREE Five Week Basic iPhone, iPad, Tablet and Smartphone class commencing in Bailieborough Library on Tuesday 24th March 2020 from 10-12 noon for 5 weeks. Please enquire in the Library or call Angela on 046 9280790 to book a place.

‘Darkness into Light’ 2020: Online Registration is now open. Follow the link below to register for Darkness into Light, Bailieborough which takes place on Saturday, May 9th , starting at the Community Centre at 4.15am. https://www.darknessintolight.ie/venue
Early Bird Prices: Adult (18+ yrs) normally €26 Early Bird €21,
Concession (Jobseeker / Senior / Student) normally €21 Early Bird €16,
Child (6-17 yrs) €5.
Baby/Toddler (0-5 yrs) €0.
Family :  (Max. 2 adults + 5 children) normally €62 Early Bird €52. 

Bailieboro Celtic: Bailieborough Celtic Underage Girls Soccer Training commencing on Saturday 28th  March, from 3 – 4pm, at the Bailieborough Celtic Soccer Grounds, The Vale, Bailieborough.

Come along and give it a go! Everyone welcome.

For any inquiries, contact Grainne at 086-8156532.

Run, Jog, Walk or Crawl!!  Run, walk, crawl or jog is back on Monday and Wedensday nights at 8pm from the Community Centre, Bailieboro.  All weathers, all abilities catered for. Don’t be afraid.  Tea, coffee, water and fruit afterwards.  Pass the word and give it a try!!

School Enrolment: Enrolments for September 2020 are now being taken for St. Brigid’s NS, Tunnyduff. Please phone the school at 042 9660368 or email office@tunnyduffns.ie for an enrolment pack.

Bailieborough School of Music: Lotto results for 29-02-2020.  Numbers Drawn; 04, 10, 16, 29. No Jackpot Winner, Lucky Dip (€25) Winners; Teresa Cooney; Margaret Reilly; Martin Fulton; Mick Giles. Next week’s Jackpot €8,200.

Bailieborough Indoor Bowls: Bowls have resumed in the Community Centre on Wednesdays at 8.00pm. New members most welcome and tuition will be provided—if required.

Spanish Lessons for Adults: Spanish Courses for Beginners every Tuesday from 8pm to 9pm in the BDA Businness Centre, Shercock Road, also High Beginners from 7pm to 8pm. For more information, please contact Lydia on 087 741 4735.

Bailieborough Mental Health Association: Annual Quiz: The Bailieborough Mental Health Association’s Annual Round Table Quiz Night will be taking place in the Bailie Hotel Ballroom at 8.30pm sharp on Fridayt, March 20th at 8.30pm, sharp.  “A fun night for young and old”                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

Teams of 4 for €40. Special ‘Early Bird’ round for extra points if you arrive on time!! “A Healthy Mind in a Healthy Body’!! All welcome.

Word Processing and Computer Skills,

Classes are free to part-time/full-time workers, Farmers, or Self-employed etc. To book a place or find out more, contact Noelette Dolan on 087 9293531 or 042 9694 716.

Bailieborough Hen’s Shed: If you would like to come along and enjoy a chat and some good company or just need to take some time for yourself, please join us on Thursday mornings from 10am to 12 noon, in Bailieborough Library. This group is open to all ladies aged 18 and over from Bailieborough and the surrounding areas. Hope to see you there!!

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 ‘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.

Baptism Dates in St. Annes for March and April: The following are the available dates for Baptisms in St. Anne’s Church– March 7th (Saturday, 1.30pm), March 8th (Sunday, 12.30pm), March 28th (Saturday, 1.30pm) March 29th (Sunday, 12.30pm), at the Easter Vigil Mass on Saturday, April 11th at 9.00pm, April 18th (Saturday, 1.30pm) and April 19th (Sunday, 12.30pm).   

Bailieborough Library:

Bailieborough Craft Group meet every Friday in the Library. Drop in from 10am until 1pm. Anyone interested in hand crafts, or is willing to learn, is invited to this sociable gathering. Refreshments are served in a warm, welcoming environment.
Bailieborough Hen’s Shed meets at the Library every Thursday at 10am. All ladies are welcome to this get together, just to meet, make friends and share thoughts! There are plenty of plans for 2020!
Bailieborough Library Book Club meets on the LAST Thursday of each month at 6.30pm.

Bailieborough Cancer Comfort Ltd: The Bailieborough Cancer Comfort Ltd Committee is available to help cancer patients or their families. Free Taxi service available. For further information, contact: 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 Thursday 27th February 2020

Bailieborough News. February 27th 2020.  Matthew J. Cullen.

Important Public Meeting in Bailieborough Library on Tuesday, March 3rd: This meeting will discuss the setting up of a Community First Responder (CFR) Scheme in the area. CFR’s respond to emergencies while awaiting the Ambulance Service. They are dispatched to Cardiac Arrests where CPR and a Defibrillator are needed, to choking, chest pain, heart attack and suspected stroke and to provide care and reassurance while awaiting an ambulance. No experience needed—full training is provided. This meeting will explain the scheme and offer training opportunities for all who are interested. All welcome—even if you currently do not want to learn CPR or how to use an AED. All are welcome to find out more or to assist in organising the scheme. Representatives from neigbhouring CFR Groups will attend along with the Community Engagement Officer from the Ambulance Service. The meeting will take place from 7.30pm to 8.30pm. For more information message ‘Shercock Community First Response’ group on Facebook or phone/text 089 474 3998.

‘Operation Transformation’ 2020: This Thursday evening will be the final evening of the ‘Operation Transformation’ event for this year. It would be great if we could finish off the event in style.

 You will be more than welcome.

Everyone welcome, just come along. Open to the entire community—of all ages!! in St. Annes Park—Bailieborough Shamrocks GAA grounds.

Deepest Sympathy: Deepest Sympathy is extended to brothers, Alfie and Mervyn, sisters Evelyn and Olive, brother-in-law, sister-in-law, nephews, nieces and extended family and friends on the death of Eric (Roy) Clarke, Woodview and late Drumacarrow, Bailieborough, Co. Cavan, who passed away peacefully at Cavan General Hospital.on Monday, February 17th. Roy’s Funeral Service took place in Trinity Presbyterian Church on Wednesday, February 19th with burial afterwards in Urcher Graveyard.

Ladies’ Night” at the Bailie Hotel, 29th February at 7pm.  A fun night out for ladies of all ages including a fashion show, demonstrations on skincare, make-up, colour analysis and numerous stalls.  Raffle on the night with luxury prizes.  Complimentary glass of prosecco, finger-food, prize for “best dressed lady” and lots, lots more!!.   Featuring “Off the Rack”, “Niall Mc Caul drapery” and more.   Free entry to disco afterwards.

All proceeds in aid of developing an Astro-turf pitch for Tunnyduff national school, a much-needed sporting facility.  Tickets: €30, available at the Bailie hotel reception desk.

Knockbride Bazzar: Knockbride Bazaar will take place in Tunnyduff hall on Friday the 28th February and Friday 6th March at 9 P.M. each night. Good selection of prizes and everyone welcome.

Parent and Toddler Group: Bailie Babes Parent and Toddler Group at Bailieborough Library continues every Wednesday, from 10.30am-12.30pm. A playgroup for all parents and carers of babies from birth to the toddler years. All welcome – just drop in on the day. FREE to join.

Congratulations and Well Done: Congratulations and well done to Katie Cooney, the Silver Fins Special Abilities Swim Club, Shane Farrelly and Ellie Flanagan on receiving awards at the inaugural Cavan/Monaghan Garda Divisional Youth Awards, which took place on Thursday last, February 20th , at the Hotel Kilmore, in Cavan. These individuals and group were honoured with awards in recognition of the positive contribution they have been making in their local communities.     

 

Bridge: Bridge takes place in the Hotel Bailie on every Tuesday evening and new members are always most welcome.

Bailieborough Social Day Group: The Bailieborough Social Day Group will meet again on Wednesday, February 26th from 2.30pm to 4.30pm, in the Community Centre, Chapel Road. We need some more people to join the group for lots of activities—refreshments, chat, bingo, music, song and dance, day trips, etc…, every second Wednesday in the Community Centre.

Bailieborough Community School, Parents Association: Our next meeting is on Tuesday next, March 3rd at 7.00pm in Room D9 in the Community School. We are asking for parents and past pupils to help in our Sports Complex upgrade and refurbishment of the Blue House. For further information, please contact, Kevin Carolan—Treasurer of the Parent’s Association on 086 375 9627.

Computers for Beginners: Computers for beginners classes every Monday evening from 7-9.30pm. Call 042 9694716 to book your place. Classes are free of charge.

Library: FREE Five Week Basic iPhone, iPad, Tablet and Smartphone class commencing in Bailieborough Library on Tuesday 24th March 2020 from 10-12 noon for 5 weeks. Please enquire in the Library or call Angela on 046 9280790 to book a place.

Children’s Art workshops starting Saturday February 29th  for 6 Weeks!!!!
We will be exploring painting, clay work, sculpture etc..at Bailieborough Library..

5-8 yr olds – 10.15am- 11.30am.
8 yr olds and Up – 11.45am -1.15pm.
Places are limited -(Must be pre-booked)
For more information Please contact: Caroline 087-176-2628.


Run, Jog, Walk or Crawl!!  Run, walk, crawl or jog is back on Monday and Wedensday nights at 8pm from the Community Centre, Bailieboro.  All weathers, all abilities catered for. Don’t be afraid.  Tea, coffee, water and fruit afterwards.  Pass the word and give it a try!!

School Enrolment: Enrolments for September 2020 are now being taken for St. Brigid’s NS, Tunnyduff. Please phone the school at 042 9660368 or email office@tunnyduffns.ie for an enrolment pack.

Women’s World Day of Prayer:  An invitation to an Ecumenical Prayer Service with the Church of Ireland, Presbyterian Church and St. Annes Church on Friday, March 6th at 8.00pm, in St. Annes Church, Bailieborough, followed by refreshments in St. Annes Parish Centre (old Parochial House). Prayers by Women of Zimbabwe, prayed around the world, inspire us to come together in prayer and conversation. All are welcome.

Bailieborough School of Music: Lotto results for 22-02-2020.  Numbers Drawn; 05, 08, 18, 20. No Jackpot Winner, Lucky Dip (€25) Winners; Carmel O’Callaghan; Tom A Leddy; Mary Mulligan; Andrew Parr. Next week’s Jackpot €8,100.

Bailieborough Indoor Bowls: Bowls have resumed in the Community Centre on Wednesdays at 8.00pm. New members most welcome and tuition will be provided—if required.

St. Patrick’s Day Parade: Only a few weeks to go, calling all local business, clubs or groups, why not enter a float in this years St. Patrick’s Day Parade, a fantastic chance to showcase your group, it’s FREE to PARTICIPATE. LETS MAKE IT THE BIGGEST PARADE IN THE AREA !! St Patrick’s Day Parade fund raising draw envelopes are available in local businesses, please support,  fabulous prizes, envelopes €2 each or 3 for €5.

Spanish Lessons for Adults: Spanish Courses for Beginners every Tuesday from 8pm to 9pm in the BDA Businness Centre, Shercock Road, also High Beginners from 7pm to 8pm. For more information, please contact Lydia on 087 741 4735.

Bailieborough Mental Health Association: Annual Quiz: The Bailieborough Mental Health Association’s Annual Round Table Quiz Night will be taking place in the Bailie Hotel Ballroom at 8.30pm sharp on Fridayt, March 20th at 8.30pm, sharp.  “A fun night for young and old”                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

Teams of 4 for €40. Special ‘Early Bird’ round for extra points if you arrive on time!! “A Healthy Mind in a Healthy Body’!! All welcome.

Word Processing and Computer Skills,

Classes are free to part-time/full-time workers, Farmers, or Self-employed etc. To book a place or find out more, contact Noelette Dolan on 087 9293531 or 042 9694 716.

Trocaire: Sincere thanks to all who gave so generously in 2019. A total of €7,117 was contributed from St. Annes in Bailieborough. Your ongoing support for Trocaire is greatly appreciated. Please take a Trocaire Envelope for this year’s Lenten Appeal, which are available now at the back of St. Annes Church.

Bailieborough Hen’s Shed: If you would like to come along and enjoy a chat and some good company or just need to take some time for yourself, please join us on Thursday mornings from 10am to 12 noon, in Bailieborough Library. This group is open to all ladies aged 18 and over from Bailieborough and the surrounding areas. Hope to see you there!!

Community Drug Awareness: As part of our Healthy Club Project, Bailieborough Shamrocks along with our neighbouring clubs Shercock and Knockbride, will be hosting a discussion on Drug Awareness from Sgt, Mick Kearney from the Cavan/Monaghan Drug Squad on Friday, 6th  March in St.Annes Park beginning at 8pm sharp. Refreshments will be served from 7:45pm.
Any queries please contact Mark Gilsenan, Health and Wellbeing Officer and Club Secretary. All adult players (no underage), coaches and parents are asked and encouraged to attend. Open for all in the community, no need to be a member.

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.

Free Five-Week Course: Basic Iphone, Ipad, Tablet and Smartphone Classes available in Bailieborough. Please call Angela on 046 9280790 to book a place.

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.

Baptism Dates in St. Annes for March and April: The following are the available dates for Baptisms in St. Anne’s Church– March 7th (Saturday, 1.30pm), March 8th (Sunday, 12.30pm), March 28th (Saturday, 1.30pm) March 29th (Sunday, 12.30pm), at the Easter Vigil Mass on Saturday, April 11th at 9.00pm, April 18th (Saturday, 1.30pm) and April 19th (Sunday, 12.30pm).   

Bailieborough Library:

Bailieborough Craft Group meet every Friday in the Library. Drop in from 10am until 1pm. Anyone interested in hand crafts, or is willing to learn, is invited to this sociable gathering. Refreshments are served in a warm, welcoming environment.
Bailieborough Hen’s Shed meets at the Library every Thursday at 10am. All ladies are welcome to this get together, just to meet, make friends and share thoughts! There are plenty of plans for 2020!
Bailieborough Library Book Club meets on the LAST Thursday of each month at 6.30pm.

Learn to Jive with Craig Lovett and Mairéad Gaffney. Five week course commencing on Wednesday 26th February at 8.30pm in Gallonray House, Maudabawn. No Partner needed.  Contact 086 1928568 for further details.

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 24th February 2020

Under 7;

Up and running now with training on Fridays in the Community School Hall. This new group has been amazing with some impressive skills from some pretty small people! Keep it up.

Fridays Under 7s.

Under 9;

These lads continue to do great work every week with a major improvement now that they are completely separate from the younger group.

Fridays Under 9s.

Under 11;

Training resumes Monday in the Community school sport hall 6-7pm. Registration forms will be given out and full registration next week.

Under 13;

These lads are invited to the 3G in Breffni Park on Monday 7-8pm for some expert coaching from Cavan GAA to get the season up and running. Club training will begin in the next few weeks.

Under 15;

These lads, along with the U13s, are invited to the 3G in Breffni Park on Monday 7-8pm for some expert coaching from Cavan GAA to get the season up and running. Club training will begin in the next few weeks.

Under 17;

These lads will train with the Seniors as they will be Senior themselves soon enough!

Senior;

Training has recommenced with wallball and indoor sessions. The Cavan league will start in March. New players are always very welcome.

Cavan;

A difficult game in challenging weather conditions saw Cavan go down to a very committed Leitrim in round three. Next up will be the final round v Sligo in Kingspan Breffni on Sunday next.

The week ahead;

Monday; Senior training 7-8 Bailieborough Community School Sports hall. U11 6-7 same venue. €3 each please. U13 and U15s in Breffni 3G 7-8pm.

Tuesday; Senior wallball in Kingscourt handball club 8-9pm.

Friday; Under 7 6-7pm. Under 9 7-8pm both in the Bailieborough Community School Sports Hall. €3 each and bring your bottle of water.

Sunday; Cavan v Sligo NHL

Club contacts;

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

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

Bailieborough News Thursday 20th February 2020

Bailieborough News. February 20th  2020.  Matthew J. Cullen.

‘Operation Transformation’ 2020:

 We would love to see you on any of the two Thursday evenings that are left. You will be more than welcome.

Everyone welcome. No registration required—just come along. Open to the entire community—of all ages!! Group meeting  until Thursday, February 27th in St. Annes Park—Bailieborough Shamrocks GAA grounds.

Just to remind everyone that Bailieborough Shamrocks GAA do not allow dogs on their grounds …… for obvious reasons.  For further information, please contact: 086 375 1519. 

Deepest Sympathy: Deepest Sympathy is extended to daughter Martina O’Connell, sons Padraig, Jim and Colm and brother Louis Lynch. on the death of Mona McBreen (neé Lynch) Drumeague, Bailieborough, who passed away peacefully at Virginia Community Health Centre on Saturday, February 8th. Sadly missed by her daughters-in-law, son-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchild, sister-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Mona was  predeceased by her husband Packie.

Mona’s Funeral Mass took place in St Brigid’s Church, Knockbride East, on Tuesday , February 11th with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

Bailieborough Community Alert: The next meeting of Bailieborough Community Alert will be held in the Bailie Hotel on Monday, February 24th at 8.00pm, to discuss important issues. For further information, please contact any committee member. All welcome.  Bailieborough Community Alert is alive and well with over 480 members.

Ladies’ Night” at the Bailie Hotel, 29th February at 7pm.  A fun night out for ladies of all ages including a fashion show, demonstrations on skincare, make-up, colour analysis and numerous stalls.  Raffle on the night with luxury prizes.  Complimentary glass of prosecco, finger-food, prize for “best dressed lady” and lots, lots more!!.   Featuring “Off the Rack”, “Niall Mc Caul drapery” and more.   Free entry to disco afterwards.

All proceeds in aid of developing an Astro-turf pitch for Tunnyduff national school, a much-needed sporting facility.  Tickets: €30, available at the Bailie hotel reception desk.

Parent and Toddler Group: Bailie Babes Parent and Toddler Group at Bailieborough Library continues every Wednesday, from 10.30am-12.30pm. A playgroup for all parents and carers of babies from birth to the toddler years. All welcome – just drop in on the day. FREE to join.

 

Bridge:  Bridge Results for Tuesday, 11th  February 2020: First: Brendan and Colette Gavin. Second: Maresa Liggan and Noreen Maguire. Best Gross: Teresa O’Reilly and Anne Brady. Third: Vera Bell and Pattie Clarke. 

Bridge takes place in the Hotel Bailie on every Tuesday evening and new members are always most welcome.

Irish Blood Transfusion Service: The mobile unit of the Irish Blood Transfusion Service will be in attendence at Bailieborough Community School on this Wednesday evening, February 19th from 5.00pm to 8.00pm. All current blood doners are requested to attend and new donors are especially welcome.

Bailieborough Community School, Parents Association: Our next meeting is on Tuesday, March 3rd at 7.00pm in Room D9 in the Community School. We are asking for parents and past pupils to help in our Sports Complex upgrade and refurbishment of the Blue House. For further information, please contact, Kevin Carolan—Treasurer of the Parent’s Association on 086 375 9627.

Regretted Death:  Deepest Sympathy is extended to sisters Monica and Beatrice, cousins Anna May, Bridget and Rita, brother-in-law, nieces and nephews, relatives and friends on the death of Eugene Tully, Derryham, Bailieborough, who passed away at his residence on Wednesday, February 5th.  Eugene was predeceased by his parents Charlie and May, brothers Joe, Charles and Vincent and sister Rose.  Eugene’s Funeral Mass took place in St. Mary’s Church, Clonaphilip, on Monday, February 10th with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

Bailieborough Group of Parishes:

Friday, 21st  February: FOCUS Youth Group: Trinity Hall 8:30-10pm.

Sunday, 23rd  February:

Bailieborough 10:45am, Morning Prayer, Creche, Sunday Club, Youth Fellowship,  followed by tea and coffee.

Knockbride 12noon, Morning Prayer and Sunday Club.

Library: FREE Five Week Basic iPhone, iPad, Tablet and Smartphone class commencing in Bailieborough Library on Tuesday 24th March 2020 from 10-12 noon for 5 weeks. Please enquire in the Library or call Angela on 046 9280790 to book a place.

Children’s Art workshops starting Saturday February 29th  for 6 Weeks!!!!
We will be exploring painting, clay work, sculpture etc..at Bailieborough Library..

5-8 yr olds – 10.15am- 11.30am.
8 yr olds and Up – 11.45am -1.15pm.
Places are limited -(Must be pre-booked)
For more information Please contact: Caroline 087-176-2628.


Run, Jog, Walk or Crawl!!  Run, walk, crawl or jog is back on Monday and Wedensday nights at 8pm from the Community Centre, Bailieboro.  All weathers, all abilities catered for. Don’t be afraid.  Tea, coffee, water and fruit afterwards.  Pass the word and give it a try!!

School Enrolment: Enrolments for September 2020 are now being taken for St. Brigid’s NS, Tunnyduff. Please phone the school at 042 9660368 or email office@tunnyduffns.ie for an enrolment pack.

Women’s World Day of Prayer: Our Parish is excited to be hosting the Women’s World Day of Prayer in St. Anne’s on Friday, March 6th at 8.00pm. This event will be an Ecumenical gathering and all are most welcome to attend (both men and women).

Bailieborough School of Music: Lotto results for 15-02-2020.  Numbers Drawn; 03, 13, 22, 30. No Jackpot Winner, Lucky Dip (€25) Winners; Carmel O’Callaghan; John Farrelly; Gilbert Ormison; Mary Renihan. Next week’s Jackpot €8,000.

Bailieborough Indoor Bowls: Bowls have resumed in the Community Centre on Wednesdays at 8.00pm. New members most welcome and tuition will be provided—if required.

Spanish Lessons for Adults: Spanish Courses for Beginners every Tuesday from 8pm to 9pm in the BDA Businness Centre, Shercock Road, also High Beginners from 7pm to 8pm. For more information, please contact Lydia on 087 741 4735.

Word Processing and Computer Skills,

Classes are free to part-time/full-time workers, Farmers, or Self-employed etc. To book a place or find out more, contact Noelette Dolan on 087 9293531 or 042 9694 716.

Bailieborough Hen’s Shed: If you would like to come along and enjoy a chat and some good company or just need to take some time for yourself, please join us on Thursday mornings from 10am to 12 noon, in Bailieborough Library. This group is open to all ladies aged 18 and over from Bailieborough and the surrounding areas. Hope to see you there!!

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.

Free Five-Week Course: Basic Iphone, Ipad, Tablet and Smartphone Classes available in Bailieborough. Please call Angela on 046 9280790 to book a place.

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.

Baptism Dates in St. Annes for March and April: The following are the available dates for Baptisms in St. Anne’s Church–   February 23rd (Sunday, 12.30pm), March 7th (Saturday, 1.30pm), March 8th (Sunday, 12.30pm), March 28th (Saturday, 1.30pm) March 29th (Sunday, 12.30pm), at the Easter Vigil Mass on Saturday, April 11th at 9.00pm, April 18th (Saturday, 1.30pm) and April 19th (Sunday, 12.30pm).   

Bailieborough Library: This February the Bailieborough Library Reading Group will be reading and discussing ‘Oh My God What a Complete Aisling’ by Emer McLysaght and Sarah Breen.

All are welcome and copies of the book are available at the desk.

Bailieborough Craft Group meet every Friday in the Library. Drop in from 10am until 1pm. Anyone interested in hand crafts, or is willing to learn, is invited to this sociable gathering. Refreshments are served in a warm, welcoming environment.
Bailieborough Hen’s Shed meets at the Library every Thursday at 10am. All ladies are welcome to this get together, just to meet, make friends and share thoughts! There are plenty of plans for 2020!
Bailieborough Library Book Club meets on the LAST Thursday of each month at 6.30pm.

Learn to Jive with Craig Lovett and Mairéad Gaffney. Five week course commencing on Wednesday 26th February at 8.30pm in Gallonray House, Maudabawn. No Partner needed.  Contact 086 1928568 for further details.

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.

Bailieborough News Thursday February 13th 2020

Bailieborough News. February 13th  2020.  Matthew J. Cullen.

‘Operation Transformation’ 2020:

 We would love to see you on any of the three Thursday evenings that are left. You will be more than welcome. Nearly 300 people participated in week five and nearly another €300 raised for the Bailieborough Cancer Fund.

Everyone welcome. No registration required—just come along. Open to the entire community—of all ages!! Group meeting  until Thursday, February 27th in St. Annes Park—Bailieborough Shamrocks GAA grounds.

Just to remind everyone that Bailieborough Shamrocks GAA do not allow dogs on their grounds …… for obvious reasons.  For further information, please contact: 086 375 1519. 

Deepest Sympathy: Deepest Sympathy is extended to sons Sean, Seamus, Peadar and Brendan, brothers Eugene and Vincent, sisters Eileen, Peggy and Mary, daughters-in-law Mary, Colette, Geraldine and Brendan’s partner Fabiola, grandchildren Adrian, Ronan, Aisling, Anthony, James, Shane, Peter Stephen and Gavin, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces and a wide circle of friends on the death of .Peter Smith, late of Drumbannon, Bailieborough, who passed away peacefully in Cavan General Hospital on Sunday, February 2nd. Peter was predeceased by his wife Bridie and his infant daughter Rosemary. 

Peter’s Funeral Mass took place in St. Anne’s Church on Thursday, February 6th with burial afterwards in St. Anne’s Cemetery.

Bailieborough Community Alert: The next meeting of Bailieborough Community Alert will be held in the Bailie Hotel on Monday, February 24th at 8.00pm, to discuss important issues. For further information, please contact any committee member. All welcome.  Bailieborough Community Alert is alive and well with over 480 members.

Parent and Toddler Group: Bailie Babes Parent and Toddler Group at Bailieborough Library starting Wednesday, February 19th from 10.30am-12.30pm, and continuing every Wednesday. A playgroup for all parents and carers of babies from birth to the toddler years. All welcome – just drop in on the day. FREE to join

 

Bridge:  Bridge Results for Tuesday, February 4th : First: Rosaleen Mackey and Elizabeth Murphy. Second: Brendan and Colette Gavin. Best Gross : Sean Kelleher and Betty McCaffrey. Third: Vera Bell and Una Stafford.

Bridge takes place in the Hotel Bailie on every Tuesday evening and new members are always most welcome.

Irish Blood Transfusion Service: The mobile unit of the Irish Blood Transfusion Service will be in attendence at Bailieborough Community School on Wednesday next, February 19th from 5.00pm to 8.00pm. All current blood doners are requested to attend and new donors are especially welcome.

Regretted Death:  Deepest Sympathy is extended to wife Lilly,  sons and daughters Kathleen, Peter, Jim, Eileen, Patricia, Mattie, Una, Morris, Caroline and Sabrina, brothers Jimmy and Peter, sister Margaret, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nephews, nieces and extended family and friends on the death of Larry Mc Cabe, Drumacarrow, Bailieborough, who passed away peacefully at Fairlawns Nursing Home, Bailieborough on Saturday, February 1st. Larry was predeceased by his son Leonard.

Larry’s Funeral Mass took place in St. Anne’s Church on Monday, February 3rd with burial afterwards in St. Anne’s Cemetery. .

Bailieborough Group of Parishes:

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

Knockbride 12noon, All-Age Service.

Friday, 21st  February: FOCUS Youth Group: Trinity Hall 8:30-10pm.

Sunday, 23rd  February:

Bailieborough 10:45am, Morning Prayer, Creche, Sunday Club, Youth Fellowship,  followed by tea and coffee.

Knockbride 12noon, Morning Prayer and Sunday Club.

Run, Jog, Walk or Crawl!!  Run, walk, crawl or jog is back on Monday and Wedensday nights at 8pm from the Community Centre, Bailieboro.  All weathers, all abilities catered for. Don’t be afraid.  Tea, coffee, water and fruit afterwards.  Pass the word and give it a try!!

Bailieborough Parenting Support Programme 2020: The Bailieborough Parenting Support Programme will take place from Thursday, February 13th to Thursday, March 19th (once a week) in Bailieborough Courthouse, Main Street, Bailieborough. For more information or to register your place, please contact Nuala McKenna at 087 752 9948 or email:parentingcavan@gmail.com You must register to attend this programme.

Bailieborough Social Day Group: The Group will resume today, Wednesday, February 12th following the Christmas break in the Community Centre, Chapel Road from 2.30pm to 4.30pm for more activities, etc… New members are always most welcome to join the group. All ‘Christmas Day Swim’ cards to be returned on this day, if not already done so.

Women’s World Day of Prayer: Our Parish is excited to be hosting the Women’s World Day of Prayer in St. Anne’s on Friday, March 6th at 8.00pm. This event will be an Ecumenical gathering. A meeting to plan the event will be held in the Parish Centre on Thursday, February 13th at 7.30pm. Assistance is needed to organise the Liturgy and the refreshments afterwards in the Parish Centre.

Dhuish Group Water Scheme: Dhuish Group Water Scheme are flushing the lines starting from Monday, 10/02/2020 over a two week period. Sorry for any inconvenience caused during this period. Any queries contact 087 6293035. 

 Bailieborough School of Music: Bailieborough School of Music Annual General Meeting will be held on Wednesday, 12th February at 8pm in the Bailie Hotel.  All parents and guardians of all students are invited to attend. Your input into all decisions regarding the future of the school is much appreciated.  Refreshments will be provided on the night.

Lotto results for 08-02-2020.  Numbers Drawn; 08, 10, 17, 18. No Jackpot Winner, Lucky Dip (€25) Winners; Jean Brennan; Patsy Clarke; Niall Crosson; Christina O’Reilly. Next week’s Jackpot €7,900.

Bailieborough Indoor Bowls: Bowls have resumed in the Community Centre on Wednesdays at 8.00pm. New members most welcome and tuition will be provided—if required.

Spanish Lessons for Adults: Spanish Courses for Beginners every Tuesday from 8pm to 9pm in the BDA Businness Centre, Shercock Road, also High Beginners from 7pm to 8pm. For more information, please contact Lydia on 087 741 4735.

Word Processing and Computer Skills,

Classes are free to part-time/full-time workers, Farmers, or Self-employed etc. To book a place or find out more, contact Noelette Dolan on 087 9293531 or 042 9694 716.

Bailieborough Hen’s Shed: If you would like to come along and enjoy a chat and some good company or just need to take some time for yourself, please join us on Thursday mornings from 10am to 12 noon, in Bailieborough Library. This group is open to all ladies aged 18 and over from Bailieborough and the surrounding areas. Hope to see you there!!

Ladies’ Night” at the Bailie Hotel, 29th February at 7pm.  A fun night out for ladies of all ages including a fashion show, demonstrations on skincare, make-up, colour analysis and numerous stalls.  Raffle on the night with luxury prizes.  Complimentary glass of prosecco, finger-food, prize for “best dressed lady” and lots, lots more!!.   Featuring “Off the Rack”, “Niall Mc Caul drapery” and more.   Free entry to disco afterwards.

All proceeds in aid of developing an Astro-turf pitch for Tunnyduff national school, a much-needed sporting facility.  Tickets: €30, available at the Bailie hotel reception desk.

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.

Free Five-Week Course: Basic Iphone, Ipad, Tablet and Smartphone Classes available in Bailieborough. Please call Angela on 046 9280790 to book a place.

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.

Baptism Dates in St. Annes for February and March: The following are the available dates for Baptisms in St. Anne’s Church–  February 15th (Saturday, 1.30pm), February 23rd (Sunday, 12.30pm), March 7th (Saturday, 1.30pm), March 8th (Sunday, 12.30pm), March 28th (Saturday, 1.30pm) and March 29th (Sunday, 12.30pm).   

Bailieborough Library: This February the Bailieborough Library Reading Group will be reading and discussing ‘Oh My God What a Complete Aisling’ by Emer McLysaght and Sarah Breen.

All are welcome and copies of the book are available at the desk.

Bailieborough Craft Group meet every Friday in the Library. Drop in from 10am until 1pm. Anyone interested in hand crafts, or is willing to learn, is invited to this sociable gathering. Refreshments are served in a warm, welcoming environment.
Bailieborough Hen’s Shed meets at the Library every Thursday at 10am. All ladies are welcome to this get together, just to meet, make friends and share thoughts! There are plenty of plans for 2020!
Bailieborough Library Book Club meets on the LAST Thursday of each month at 6.30pm.

Bailieborough Cancer Comfort Ltd: The Bailieborough Cancer Comfort Ltd Committee is available to help cancer patients or their families. Free Taxi service available. For further information, contact: 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 Thursday 6th February 2020

Bailieborough News. February 6th  2020.  Matthew J. Cullen.

‘Operation Transformation’ 2020:

 We would love to see you any Thursday evenings you are available. You will be more than welcome. Although numbers were down in week four there were still plenty of people in St. Anne’s Park. Donations to the Bailieborough Cancer Fund also increased.

Everyone must sign in each week so we can keep a record of numbers per week. This is for Ireland Lights Up.

Donation buckets for Bailieborough Cancer Comfort will be at the sign in desk and are completely Voluntary.

We have fitness and nutrition experts there in the form of Tony Gregory, Aodhagan Fox and David McCabe. Any queries I’m sure they would be more than happy to help.

And finally, you don’t have to be following the OT Food plan to join the walks. This is about getting out and moving. For some it’s for weight loss, fitness, mental health and even some company on these long evenings.

Everyone welcome. No registration required—just come along. Open to the entire community—of all ages!! Group meeting every Thursday evening until Thursday, February 27th in St. Annes Park—Bailieborough Shamrocks GAA grounds.

Just to remind everyone that Bailieborough Shamrocks GAA do not allow dogs on their grounds …… for obvious reasons.  For further information, please contact: 086 375 1519. 

Deepest Sympathy: Deepest Sympathy is extended to sons Daniel, Paul, Matt and Ben, wife Jen, grandchildren Cai and Libby, close friends and neighbours on the death of Peter Drysdale, Tonyfoyle, Bailieborough, Co. Cavan who passed away peacefully on Thursday the 23rd of January in Cavan General Hospital. Peter was predeceased by his son, Christopher. No Funeral or service by Peter’s own request. Private cremation and committal.

Bailieborough Community Alert: The next meeting of Bailieborough Community Alert will be held in the Bailie Hotel on Monday, February 24th at 8.00pm, to discuss important issues. For further information, please contact any committee member. All welcome.  Bailieborough Community Alert is alive and well with over 480 members.

Bailieborough Cancer Comfort, wish to thank all who supported the ‘Singing Santa’s’ at Christmas time. A total of €3,800 was raised!! Thank you. Thank you also to Geraldine Fay for running a ‘Coffee Morning’ at which a total of €1,085 was raised. Thank you.

Documentary: Due to TV rescheduling the documentary will now be shown on Sunday night next. In June 2019, a film crew from the BBC in Belfast visited Bailieborough and Ballyjamesduff. Since then a half-hour documentary entitled ‘HAME’ was made focusing on both towns. It will be broadcast on BBC 2 NI on Sunday night next, February 9th  at 10pm.

 

Bridge:  Bridge Results for Tuesday, 28th  January,.2020: First: Rosaleen Keegan and Pauline McEvoy. Second: Anne Brady and Mona McCormack. Best Gross : Teresa O’Reilly and Joy Jameson.

Bridge takes place in the Hotel Bailie on every Tuesday evening and new members are always most welcome.

Ordination: We remember in our prayers, one of our seminarians, Thomas Small, who spent a year working in our Parish in 2018, who will be ordained a deacon in St. Patrick’s College, Maynooth on Sunday next, February 9th. This is the final stage of his preparation prior to ordination to the Priesthood, at a date to be arranged.

 Regretted Death:  Deepest Sympathy is extended to daughter Mary, wife Lilly, brother Pat, sisters Nan, Margaret and Teresa, son-in-law Jesse, grandchildren Mason and David, nieces, nephews and extended family and friends on the death of John O’Leary, Woodview, Bailieborough, Co. Cavan and formerly Devlin, Co. Westmeath, who passed away peacefully in the loving care of his daughter Mary and son-in-law Jesse on Thursday, January 30th. John’s Funeral Mass took place in St. Anne’s Church on Sunday, February 2nd with burial afterwards in St. Anne’s Cemetery.  

Bailieborough Group of Parishes: Friday 7th February: FOCUS Youth Group: Trinity Hall 8:30-10pm.

Sunday 9th  February: Bailieborough 10:45am–Morning Prayer, Creche, Sunday Club, Youth Fellowship,followed by tea and coffee.

Knockbride 12noon–Holy Communion.

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

Knockbride 12noon, All-Age Service.

Bailieborough Community School: Parent’s Association: Our plan for 2020 is to get funding to upgrade our Sports Complex and refurbish the Blue House. If you are a parent of a pupil and would like to get on board—our next meeting is on Tuesday, February 11th at 7.00pm, in the Community School.

Run, Jog, Walk or Crawl!!  Run, walk, crawl or jog is back on Monday and Wedensday nights at 8pm from the Community Centre, Bailieboro.  All weathers, all abilities catered for. Don’t be afraid.  Tea, coffee, water and fruit afterwards.  Pass the word and give it a try!!

Photography Exhibition: ‘Welcome to Graceland’ – a documentary photography exhibition by Suella Holland, will remain on view until February 13th during Library opening hours! All welcome.

Bailieborough Parenting Support Programme 2020: The Bailieborough Parenting Support Programme will take place from Thursday, February 13th to Thursday, March 19th (once a week) in Bailieborough Courthouse, Main Street, Bailieborough. For more information or to register your place, please contact Nuala McKenna at 087 752 9948 or email:parentingcavan@gmail.com You must register to attend this programme.

 Poetry Launch: Bailieborough’s local author Fidel Hogan Walsh is launching her own book of poetry. Entitled ‘Living with Love’…… the book will be launched on Saturday evening next, 8th  February at 7pm in the Bailieborough Court House. This is the first collection from a new voice in Irish poetry. This book features a lively selection of poems reflecting different sides of love: family, jealousy, sexuality, death and madness. Think of them as a collection of emotions, all used in the name of love.
Having started her writing career by sharing her poetry through social media, Fidel understands that poetry is not meant to be a pursuit for a select few. Instead, she uses her pen to discuss topics and themes not normally discussed by other poets. Her poems are suitable for all, so if you have been put off by the idea of reading poetry in the past, why not see if you find something fun, shocking and relatable somewhere within these pages? All are welcome.

Women’s World Day of Prayer: Our Parish is excited to be hosting the Women’s World Day of Prayer in St. Anne’s on Friday, March 6th at 8.00pm. This event will be an Ecumenical gathering. A meeting to plan the event will be held in the Parish Centre on Thursday, February 13th at 7.30pm. Assistance is needed to organise the Liturgy and the refreshments afterwards in the Parish Centre.

Dhuish Group Water Scheme: Dhuish Group Water Scheme are flushing the lines starting from Monday, 10/02/2020 over a two week period. Sorry for any inconvenience caused during this period. Any queries contact 087 6293035. 

 Bailieborough School of Music: Bailieborough School of Music Annual General Meeting will be held on Wednesday, 12th February at 8pm in the Bailie Hotel.  All parents and guardians of all students are invited to attend. Your input into all decisions regarding the future of the school is much appreciated.  Refreshments will be provided on the night.

Lotto results for 01-02-2020.  Numbers Drawn; 05, 06, 19, 30. No Jackpot Winner, Lucky Dip (€25) Winners; Paul Coleman; Mervyn Gibson; Seamus Leddy; Adam Fay. Next week’s Jackpot €7,800.

Bailieborough Indoor Bowls: Bowls have resumed in the Community Centre on Wednesdays at 8.00pm. New members most welcome and tuition will be provided—if required.

Spanish Lessons for Adults: Spanish Courses for Beginners every Tuesday from 8pm to 9pm in the BDA Businness Centre, Shercock Road, also High Beginners from 7pm to 8pm. For more information, please contact Lydia on 087 741 4735.

Word Processing and Computer Skills,

Classes are free to part-time/full-time workers, Farmers, or Self-employed etc. To book a place or find out more, contact Noelette Dolan on 087 9293531 or 042 9694 716.

Bailieborough Hen’s Shed: If you would like to come along and enjoy a chat and some good company or just need to take some time for yourself, please join us on Thursday mornings from 10am to 12 noon, in Bailieborough Library. This group is open to all ladies aged 18 and over from Bailieborough and the surrounding areas. Hope to see you there!!

Ladies’ Night” at the Bailie Hotel, 29th February at 7pm.  A fun night out for ladies of all ages including a fashion show, demonstrations on skincare, make-up, colour analysis and numerous stalls.  Raffle on the night with luxury prizes.  Complimentary glass of prosecco, finger-food, prize for “best dressed lady” and lots, lots more!!.   Featuring “Off the Rack”, “Niall Mc Caul drapery” and more.   Free entry to disco afterwards.

All proceeds in aid of developing an Astro-turf pitch for Tunnyduff national school, a much-needed sporting facility.  Tickets: €30, available at the Bailie hotel reception desk.

Bailieborough Shamrocks Ladies: Well done to the Shamrocks U21 Girls in the first round of the U21 League beating near neighbours Kingscourt by 6 -14 to 0- 9 on Sunday last. Well done team and management.

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.

Free Five-Week Course: Basic iPhone, iPad, Tablet and Smartphone Classes available in Bailieborough. Please call Angela on 046 9280790 to book a place.

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.

Baptism Dates in St. Annes for February and March: The following are the available dates for Baptisms in St. Anne’s Church–  February 15th (Saturday, 1.30pm), February 23rd (Sunday, 12.30pm), March 7th (Saturday, 1.30pm), March 8th (Sunday, 12.30pm), March 28th (Saturday, 1.30pm) and March 29th (Sunday, 12.30pm).   

Bailieborough Library: This February the Bailieborough Library Reading Group will be reading and discussing ‘Oh My God What a Complete Aisling’ by Emer McLysaght and Sarah Breen.

All are welcome and copies of the book are available at the desk.

Bailieborough Craft Group meet every Friday in the Library. Drop in from 10am until 1pm. Anyone interested in hand crafts, or is willing to learn, is invited to this sociable gathering. Refreshments are served in a warm, welcoming environment.
Bailieborough Hen’s Shed meets at the Library every Thursday at 10am. All ladies are welcome to this get together, just to meet, make friends and share thoughts! There are plenty of plans for 2020!
Bailieborough Library Book Club meets on the LAST Thursday of each month at 6.30pm.

Bailieborough Cancer Comfort Ltd: The Bailieborough Cancer Comfort Ltd Committee is available to help cancer patients or their families. Free Taxi service available. For further information, contact: 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 3rd February 2020

Under 7;

Training is now up and running indoors on Fridays for these lads. Lots of new starters over the past few months and more are very welcome. Most got registered on Friday last, the rest will be done this week. You need to be registered to get your free hurleys!!

Fridays Under 7s.

Under 9;

These lads continue to do great work every week with a major improvement now that they are completely separate from the younger group. Registration finishes this Friday with games to follow.

Fridays Under 9s.

Under 11;

Training resumes Monday week 10th tbc in Killenkere hall with registration at the same time.

Under 13;

Looking forward to this group getting going as they will be bolstered by a significant group moving up from last years U11 squad. The Train league will begin in April.

Under 15;

This group will start training fairly soon. Train U15 Train league will be the main target this year for a very talented group.

Under 17;

Again a good few lads moving into this grade this year before the big move to Senior in the years ahead.

Senior;

The lads have started the year with some wallball sessions in Kingscourt and will continue until February when they move outside. Monaghan league, Cavan league and Championship as well as new cross county Cuchulainn league in the summer should, finally, give our lads a full meaningful season of hurling. It’s from these competitions that we can develop and grow and hopefully win some silverware.

Cavan;

Cavan had a good 0-17 to 0-12 win over Fermanagh in the NHL on Sunday last in Kingspan Breffni. Jack Barry started in midfield with Derek, Adam and Cian in the squad. Well done lads.

The week ahead;

Tuesday; Senior wallball in Kingscourt handball club 8-9pm.

Friday; Under 7 6-7pm. Under 9 7-8pm both in the Bailieborough Community School Sports Hall. €3 each and bring your bottle of water.

Club contacts;

U7/9/11; Willie Gaughan 086 164 9280.

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

Bailieborough News Thursday 30th January 2020

‘Operation Transformation’ 2020: Week three gone and another fantastic turnout with over 400 people taking part, despite the cold and foggy conditions.

Also, the generosity of you all is amazing, over 1100 raised so far, for Bailieborough Cancer Comfort Ltd.

 We would love to see you any Thursday evenings you are available. You will be more than welcome.

Everyone must sign in each week so we can keep a record of numbers per week. This is for Ireland Lights Up.

Donation buckets for Bailieborough Cancer Comfort will be at the sign in desk and are completely Voluntary.

We have fitness and nutrition experts there in the form of Tony Gregory, Aodhagan Fox and David McCabe. Any queries I’m sure they would be more than happy to help.

And finally, you don’t have to be following the OT Food plan to join the walks. This is about getting out and moving. For some it’s for weight loss, fitness, mental health and even some company on these long evenings.

Everyone welcome. No registration required—just come along. Open to the entire community—of all ages!! Group meeting every Thursday evening until Thursday, February 27th in St. Annes Park—Bailieborough Shamrocks GAA grounds.

Just to remind everyone that Bailieborough Shamrocks GAA do not allow dogs on their grounds …… for obvious reasons.  For further information, please contact: 086 375 1519. 

ST. ANNE’S NS ENROLMENT: Parents seeking to enrol their child or children in St. Anne’s N.S. for the 2020/2021 school year are requested to return a completed Enrolment Application before, Friday, January 31st  2020. Enrolment application forms are available from the school office, by phoning 042 9665242 or by emailing: naomhainecc.ias@eircom.net. Closing date for receipt of Enrolment forms is this Friday, January 31st 2020.

Documentary: In June 2019, a film crew from the BBC in Belfast visited Bailieborough and Ballyjamesduff. Since then a half-hour documentary entitled ‘HAME’ was made focusing on both towns. It will be broadcast on BBC 2 NI on Sunday night next, February 2nd at 10pm.

Stresscontrol: Face your fears, be more active and boost your wellbeing: Stress affects us all in our daily lives. Do you want to learn ways to recognise the signs of stress and learn helpful tips to manage it more effectively? If you do, then come along to stresscontrol!! The event will commence on Tuesday next, February 4th 2020 in the Courthouse, Lr. Main St, from 7.00pm to 8.30pm. The course will run for 6 weeks—come along when you can! All welcome, free of charge, tea/coffee and biscuits provided. The course runs once a week for six weeks. Come, sit and listen!!

Deepest Sympathy: Deepest Sympathy is extended to mother Bridget, brothers Francie and Ollie, sisters Patricia, Pauline and Anna, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nephews, nieces, aunts, uncles, daughters Siobhan and Sinead, extended family, neighbours and friends on the death of John Mulvey, Drumhilla, Beglieve, Bailieborough, Co. Cavan, who passed away on Saturday, 11th January 2020, suddenly. John was predeceased by his father, John Joe. John’s Funeral Mass took place in St. Brigid’s Church in Knockbride West on Wednesday, January 15th  with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

Bailieborough Community Alert: The next meeting of Bailieborough Community Alert will be held in the Bailie Hotel on Monday, February 24th at 8.00pm, to discuss important issues. For further information, please contact any committee member. All welcome.  Bailieborough Community Alert is alive and well with over 480 members.

 

ST. FELIM’S National School (THE VALE) are currently inviting applications for enrolment for the school year— 2020/2021.  Forms are available directly from the school, by phoning 042 9665605 or by emailing: thevalesns@outlook.ie, download from website:  wwww.thevalesns.com under the Scoil Documents section.  Completed forms to be returned to the school by this Friday, 31st January, 2020.

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 Bridge:  Bridge Results for Tuesday, 21st  January: First: Pattie Clarke and Rose Brennan. Second: Rosaleen Keegan and Pauline Mc Evoy. Best Gross: Ita Clarke and Kathy O’Sullivan. Third: Vera Bell and Una Stafford.

Bridge takes place in the Hotel Bailie on every Tuesday evening and new members are always most welcome.

 Industrious Bailieborough: The book ‘Industrious Bailieborough is still available for sale, in Kevin Smiths and Halls on Main St. and Smiths Shop at Galbolie.  The book costs  10.

Regretted Death: Deepest Sympathy is extended to sons, Joseph and John, daughter Anne , husband Eric, brother John, sister-in-law Anne, nieces Anna Maria and Patricia, nephew John and extended family and friends on the death of Mary Teresa Smith (nee Cullivan)–originally from Urcher and Tandragee, Bailieborough, Co. Cavan who passed away peacefully in London, England on  Thursday, 9th  January 2020 with her family by her bedside.  Mary Teresa’s Funeral Mass took place in St. Anne’s Church, Bailieborough, on Friday, January 24th with burial afterwards in St. Anne’s Cemetery.   

Bailieborough Group of Parishes:

Sunday, February 2nd: Bailieborough 10:45am, Holy Communion, Creche, Sunday Club, Youth Fellowship, followed by tea and coffee.

Knockbride, 12noon, Morning Prayer.

Friday 7th  February: FOCUS Youth Group: Trinity Hall 8:30-10pm.

Sunday 9th  February: Bailieborough 10:45am–Morning Prayer, Creche, Sunday Club, Youth Fellowship,followed by tea and coffee.

Knockbride 12noon–Holy Communion.

Bailieborough Community School: Parent’s Association: Our plan for 2020 is to get funding to upgrade our Sports Complex and refurbish the Blue House. If you are a parent of a pupil and would like to get on board—our next meeting is on Tuesday, February 11th at 7.00pm, in the Community School.

Deepest Sympathy: Deepest Sympathy is extended to daughters, Loretta and Delia, sons-in-law Paul and Jimmy, grandchildren Maura, Katie, Ian, Emmet and Rory on the death of Anna Rogers (née Burke), Carrickleck Road, Kingscourt, Co. Cavan and late of the The Beaver Dam Bar, Bailieborough, who passed away peacefully, at Fairlawns Nursing Home, Baileborough, on Saturday, 11th  January, 2020. Anna will be sadly missed by her sister, brothers, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends and all those who had the great pleasure of knowing her. Anna was predeceased by her husband Peter and together they had ran the ‘Beaver Dam’ Pub on Main Street, Bailieborough for many years, after they had returned home from Canada. Anna’s Funeral Mass took place in the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Kingscourt on Wednesday, January 15th with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

Run, Jog, Walk or Crawl!!  Run, walk, crawl or jog is back on Monday and Wedensday nights at 8pm from the Community Centre, Bailieboro.  All weathers, all abilities catered for. Don’t be afraid.  Tea, coffee, water and fruit afterwards.  Pass the word and give it a try!!

Photography Exhibition: ‘Welcome to Graceland’ – a documentary photography exhibition by Suella Holland, will remain on view until February 13th during Library opening hours! All welcome.

Bailieboro Celtic A.F.C.: The Club’s Annual General Meeting will take place at the Club Rooms, The Vale on Friday, 31st  January at 8pm. All welcome.

Senior pre-season training is back and there will be training on Tuesday evenings at 7.30 sharp in the Vale Grounds. All existing players and new players are welcome. Feel free to contact 0858256347 for further information.  

Bailieborough Shamrock’s Ladies: Bailieborough Shamrocks Ladies AGM will be held in the Club Rooms in St. Anne’s Park on this Friday night 31st  January at 8 o clock for all age groups, from u8 to senior. Everyone welcome, tea, coffee and bickies will be provided afterwards. Looking forward to seeing you all on the night!!

Poetry Launch: Bailieborough’s local author Fidel Hogan Walsh is launching her own book of poetry. Entitled ‘Living with Love’…… the book will be launched on Saturday 8th  February at 7pm in the Bailieborough Court House. All are Welcome.

 Bailieborough School of Music: Lotto results for 18-01-2020.  Numbers Drawn; 9, 11, 15, 16. No Jackpot Winner, Lucky Dip (€25) Winners; Nathan Gaskin; Seamus Leddy; Wincey Soden; Lisa McIntyre.

Lotto results for 25-01-2020.  Numbers Drawn; 12, 14, 26, 30. No Jackpot Winner, Lucky Dip (€25) Winners; Aaron Cooney; Geraldine Byrne; Jimmy Maher; Pat Gaffney. Next week’s Jackpot €7,700.

Bailieborough Indoor Bowls: Bowls have resumed in the Community Centre on Wednesdays at 8.00pm. New members most welcome and tuition will be provided—if required.

Word Processing and Computer Skills,

Classes are free to part-time/full-time workers, Farmers, or Self-employed etc. To book a place or find out more, contact Noelette Dolan on 087 9293531 or 042 9694 716.

Bailieborough Hen’s Shed: If you would like to come along and enjoy a chat and some good company or just need to take some time for yourself, please join us on Thursday mornings from 10am to 12 noon, in Bailieborough Library. This group is open to all ladies aged 18 and over from Bailieborough and the surrounding areas. Hope to see you there!!

Ladies’ Night” at the Bailie Hotel, 29th February at 7pm.  A fun night out for ladies of all ages including a fashion show, demonstrations on skincare, make-up, colour analysis and numerous stalls.  Raffle on the night with luxury prizes.  Complimentary glass of prosecco, finger-food, prize for “best dressed lady” and lots, lots more!!.   Featuring “Off the Rack”, “Niall Mc Caul drapery” and more.   Free entry to disco afterwards.

All proceeds in aid of developing an Astro-turf pitch for Tunnyduff national school, a much-needed sporting facility.  Tickets: €30, available at the Bailie hotel reception desk.

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.

 Lakelands Taekwondo and Self Defence: Due to the large numbers that have shown up for training, it has been decided to run three classes in future on Monday evenings. Children born in 2013 and 2014 will train from 6pm to 7pm, children born in 2011 or 2012 will train from 7pm to 8pm and children born in or before 2010 will be training from 8pm to 9pm. The organisers will endeavour to accommodate all children, especially those with siblings as best as they can.  Contact Vincent on 085 127 1979 for further information.

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

Baptism Dates in St. Annes for February and March: The following are the available dates for Baptisms in St. Anne’s Church–  February 2nd (Sunday, 12.30pm), February 15th (Saturday, 1.30pm), February 23rd (Sunday, 12.30pm), March 7th (Saturday, 1.30pm), March 8th (Sunday, 12.30pm), March 28th (Saturday, 1.30pm) and March 29th (Sunday, 12.30pm).   

Bailieborough Library: Bailieborough Craft Group meet every Friday in the Library. Drop in from 10am until 1pm. Anyone interested in hand crafts, or is willing to learn, is invited to this sociable gathering. Refreshments are served in a warm, welcoming environment.
Bailieborough Hen’s Shed meets at the Library every Thursday at 10am. All ladies are welcome to this get together, just to meet, make friends and share thoughts! There are plenty of plans for 2020!
Bailieborough Library Book Club meets on the LAST Thursday of each month at 6.30pm. Book for discussion on this Thursday, January 30th is ‘Constellations’ by Sinéad Gleeson and copies are available at the Library desk.

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 27th, January 2020.

Welcome to 2020 to all our hurlers and families! What another big year to come!

Under 7;

Training is now up and running indoors on Fridays for these lads. Lots of new starters over the past months and more are very welcome. Registration this coming Friday at training.

Fridays Under 7s.

Under 9;

These lads continue to do great work every week with a major improvement now that they are completely separate from the younger group. Registration this Friday with games to come quick and fast after that.

Fridays Under 9s.

Under 11;

Training resumes in the coming weeks tbc with registration at the same time.

Under 13;

Looking forward to this group getting going as they will be bolstered by a significant group moving up from last years U11 squad. The Tain league will begin in April.

Under 15;

This group will start training fairly soon. Tain U15 Tain league will be the main target this year for a very talented group.

Under 17;

Again a good few lads moving into this grade this year before the big move to Senior in the years ahead.

Senior;

The lads have started the year with some wallball sessions in Kingscourt and will continue until February when they move outside. Monaghan league, Cavan league and Championship as well as new cross county Cuchulainn league in the summer should, finally, give our lads a full meaningful season of hurling. It’s from these competitions that we can develop and grow and hopefully win some silverware.

Cavan;

Congratulations to Jack Barry and Cian McEntee who have been retained onto the Cavan Senior hurling panel for 2020 and they have been joined by Adam Baldwin and Derek Argue which will be of great benefit to both club and county. Well done lads.

The week ahead;

Tuesday; Senior wallball in Kingscourt handball club 8-9pm.

Friday; Under 7 6-7pm. Under 9 7-8pm both in the Bailieborough Community School Sports Hall. €3 each and bring your bottle of water.

Sunday; Cavan v Fermanagh NHL rd 2 Kingspan Breffni 2pm.

Club contacts;

U7/9/11; Willie Gaughan 086 164 9280.

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