Bailieborough News. July 22nd 2019. Matthew J. Cullen.

Congratulations: Congratulations to Fr. Michael Router on becoming Auxiliary Bishop of Armagh. Fr. Michael was ordained Bishop at a ceremony in Armagh Cathedral on Sunday last, which was conducted by Archbishop of Armagh Eamon Martin, Papal Nuncio Archbishop Okolo and former Bishop of Kilmore Leo O’Reilly. Congratulations Bishop Michael from all the people of Bailieborough and the surrounding areas and we all hope that you will be a very welcome visitor to our town in the future.

Bailieborough Mid-Summer Festival: Bailieborough Midsummer Festival was buzzing over the Festival weekend. Congratulations to the Bailieborough Midsummer Festival team who did an amazing job of bringing community spirit back into the town. To the Committee, all the stewards, sponsors and helpers and all who turned up at all the events over the weekend, –thank you for all your hard work and dedication. Although the weather gods didn’t play ball on Sunday afternoon, the event was overall, a great success!! The atmosphere and feedback from people has been amazing which helped enormously with the ‘feel good’ factor over the weekend. See you all again next year for Bailieborough Midsummer Festival 2020!!

Bailieborough School of Music: Lotto results for 20-07-2019.  Numbers Drawn; 10, 15, 20, 24.  No Jackpot Winner, Lucky Dip (€25) Winners; Kelly Family, Curkish; Gráinne Smith; P Ruxton; Maureen Sheridan. Next week’s Jackpot €5,200.

Bailieborough Walking Group: July 24th Townly Hall, Drogheda

(M) Walk 1.5-2hrs. Leaving Bailieborough Library at 6.15pm. Meeting at Tullyallen National School. From Collon follow the R168(Drogheda Road). After 6 km turn right for Tullyallen. Signed for Glen Emmets GAA. Follow this road and after football grounds turn left and the school is on your left.

Wednesday, July 31st – Dromone- Oldcastle.

Leaving Bailieborough Library at 6.30pm. Meet at Millbrook, Oldcastle at 7.05pm or at Dromone Engineering. A82 YH63.

6km from Oldcastle following the L2800 turn right for Dromone.

Walk commencing at 7.15pm. All welcome.

Deepest Sympathy: Deepest Sympathy is extended to husband, P.J, sons Mark, Peter, Owen and Ally, brothers Séan, Patrick, Ignatius, sisters Margaret and Regina, Mark’s partner Michelle, Peter’s partner Niamh, nieces, nephews and all extended family and friends on the death of Bridget Smith (nee Doogan), Galbolie, Bailieborough, Co. Cavan, who passed away peacefully, at her residence on Monday, July 15th.  Bridget was predeceased by her father Jack and mother Madge.  Bridget’s Funeral Mass took place in St. Anne’s Church, Bailieborough, on Thursday, July 18th with burial afterwards in St. Anne’s Cemetery.

Bailieborough Group of Parishes: Bailieborough Group of Parishes BBQ:

The Rev. Ian and the parishioners of the Bailieborough Group of Parishes would like to thank the community for their tremendous support at the Annual BBQ at the beginning of July.  Rev Ian would also like to thank the Parish for the enormous and enthusiastic effort that was put in by so many in providing a wonderful meal in a warm and welcoming atmosphere.  A great evening was had by all.

Sunday 28th July: Bailieborough 10:45am – Morning Prayer followed by tea and coffee.

Knockbride 12noon – Morning Prayer.

Sunday, August 4th: Bailieborough 10:45am – Holy Communion followed by tea and coffee.

Knockbride 12noon – Morning Prayer.

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

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Deepest Sympathy: Deepest Sympathy is extended to son,Richard, daughters, Karen, Sandra, Gill, Edel and Lisa, brother John Anthony, sisters, Mary Rose, Margaret, Pauline, Philomena, Kathleen and the late Eugene on the death of Patrick (Paddy) Clarke, Knockmore, Arklow, Wicklow / Bray, Wicklow / and formerly of Bailieborough, Cavan, who passed away peacefully at Asgard Lodge Nursing Home on Thursday, July 18th.

Paddy was predeceased by his wife Katrina and his death is deeply regretted by his sons-in-law Diarmuid, Seán, Jude, Mervyn and John, daughter-in-law Michelle, grandchildren Jamie, Kai, Kaydan, Freya, Chloe, Kyle, Ben, Sam and Ruby, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.

Paddy’s Funeral Mass took place on Monday, July 22nd in St. Joseph’s Church, Templerainey, with burial afterwards in Kilcarra Cemetery.

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

Cemetery Sunday: The annual Blessing of the Graves in St. Anne’s Cemetery will take place on Sunday, September 1st at 12 noon. Now would be the ideal time to tend to your family grave or plot.

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

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

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

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

East Cavan Gaels GAA Club – Hurling News 22nd July 2019

Quiet time of the year!!

Under 13/15/17;

Holiday season in full swing. We will train when all available. Players will get text.

Under 7; Next blitz is Monday 29th in Mullahoran.

Club contacts;

U7/9/11; Willie Gaughan 086 164 9280.

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