Bailieborough News. June 3rd 2024. Matthew J. Cullen.

‘Jim’s Day ‘2024: Jim’s Day took place on Saturday, May 25th  at Virginia Golf Club in Memory of the Late Jim Gorman.

We would like to thank the following : Virgina Golf Club for the use of the course,

all the Business and people who Donated spot prizes to the Raffle, The Sponsored Teams who took part, The Lemon Tree, Failte Bar, Coolrite, Gerry Argue and Brian Gorman. 

The Winning Team was Gerry Argue’s well done to all the team on the win. 

Nearest the Pin, Tommy Ormiston. Longest Drive, Rhys Clarke.

Sponsors:  Eastern Electrical, Blackwell Energy, Coolrite, Lemon Tree, Bridie and Francie, Jimmy and Irene, Paddy Ward and Family, Gerry Eagleton, Sean Clerkin Plumbing, P Cooney Sales, Barry Family, Cullen Family, Urcher Garden Centre, Christine Gorman, Bailieborough Shamrocks, Gareth Callaghan, Michael Owen’s,

Nixy’s, Kevin and Bernie, Failte Bar, Margaret and John Dillon, Calvin and Sinead,

Gerry Kellet, Tim and Marie Donohoe, Clarke’s Albany,  Stradone Bargain Barn,

Breffni Renewables, Shane O’Neill, Mary Deery, Gorman Siblings and Martin Mc Quillan.

Finally a huge thank you to everyone who helped make the day happen and especially, Kieran Donohoe for all his dedication and support.

We Raised a total of €3,100 for the Oncology Unit in Cavan General Hospital.

See you all again next year!!!

Bailieborough ‘Active Age’ Group: Next social meeting is on Tuesday, June 18th in the Courthouse from 1pm to 3pm. (Please note the change of time). A warm welcome to all. Due to the holiday season, the next meeting of the Active Age Group, following this one, will be on Tuesday, September 3rd from 2pm to 4pm. Please support the Bailieborough Active Age Group in the Tesco Community Fund by placing your blue tokens in their slot at Tesco. Thank you.

Regretted Death: Patricia (Trish) O’Connor (née Armstrong), late of Leitrim, Bailieborough and Ardan, Dún Laoghaire, passed away on  Wednesday, 29th  May 2024,  peacefully at Signa Care Nursing Home, New Ross,  surrounded by her loving family. Patricia was predeceased by her husband Pat, her brothers David and Anthony, and her sister Annette. Sadly missed by her daughter Leonie and son Stephen, daughter-in-law Hanora and son-in-law Denis, grandchildren Alannah, Naoise, Leo, Jamie, Joss and Nora May, sister-in-law Betty (Quirk), nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Patricia’s Funeral Mass took place in St Patrick’s Church, Tierworker on Friday, 31st  May and afterwards, Patricia’s remains were laid to rest  in Moybologue Cemetery.

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 Walking Group: 

Wednesday, June 5th : Canningstown Walk: Moderate Walk, Approx 1.5hrs. Leaving Tesco Carpark at 6.50pm. Meeting at the Bridge Tavern, Canningstown at 7.00pm, to follow leaders car. Or meet at Eircode: H16E957. This will be a cross country walk. Please wear suitable footwear.

Wednesday, June 12th: Mullaghmeen Forest: Moderate Walk, Approx 1.5hrs. Leaving Tesco Carpark at 6.30pm. Meeting at Millbrook, Oldcastle at 7.05pm.  Walk commences at Mullaghmeen Forest at 7.15pm.  All welcome.

Jiving Lessons: Come along and learn to Jive on Thursday nights from 8.00pm to 9.30pm at the Clubhouse at St. Anne’s Park. No partner needed.

Bailieboro Celtic A.F.C.: Summer soccer for Girls aged 6 to 9 years old, kicks off on Friday 14th June, from 5.45 to 6.45pm, and will continue weekly throughout the summer months. All girls welcome. Please text 086-8156532 to register your child.

Congratulations to the Bailieboro Celtic U14 boys, on their fantastic achievement in winning the Monaghan Town summer tournament on Saturday last.

More success for Bailieboro Celtic last weekend, with the U10 boys winning the prestigious Torro AFC Tournament Cup. They successfully overcame Dromin and Balbriggan, before beating OMP 2 -1 in the Cup Final. A fantastic achievement for this talented young group of players .

Bailieborough Library:

Craft Group meets every Friday at 10.30am and new members are always welcome.

Line Dancing: Continues in the Courthouse, Lower Main Street, Bailieborough on Tuesday’s, from 8.15pm to 10.00pm. All welcome.

Careers: Thinking of changing career, need advice on careers, educational needs, CV help, interview skills – CMETB (Cavan Monaghan Education and Training Board) will facilitate a FREE drop in service at the Library on the last Wednesday of each month from 2.15pm-4.30pm. .No appointment is necessary.

Bailieborough Men’s Shed: Bailieborough ‘Men’s Shed’ is open every Tuesday morning from 10.00am to 1.00pm in the Bexcourt Centre, Shercock Road. New members are always most welcome.

St. Vincent De Paul: To request assistance from St. Vincent DePaul, please use, FREEPHONE 1800 677 777. Should your call be made during non office hours, please leave your details and you will receive a call back.

Walk, Jog or Run: Now that the evenings are getting longer again, there will be running and walking for all levels,  beginners and advanced. Fun and free, social gathering in the Chapel car park,  Lake Shore,  Bailieborough at 8pm. All old and new people welcome.  Stretch before and afterwards, every Monday and Wednesday evening.  

East Cavan Gaels GAA: East Cavan Gaels Hurling Club News 3rd June 2024

Senior/county squads;The new season of Senior League hurling is almost upon us as we embark on what will be our first excursion into the Monaghan Senior league which will begin next week. The lads are deep into preparation with a couple of challenge games to have them ready for what will be a significant challenge.


A week off for our older lads before we get going again. The U12s will begin in the new Monaghan league on Sunday next with the first round at home to Cootehill in Kingscourt on Sunday next at 11am while the Tain squad should have another game on the following Monday.

Under 8 and under 10s continue each Wednesday on the astro at Bailieboro Celtic soccer astro.

The week ahead;

Wednesday; U8/10 training 7-8pm astro at Bailieboro Celtic AFC.

Sunday;.U12s home to Cootehill 11am in Kingscourt.

 Club contacts;

U8/10/12; Willie Gaughan 086 164 9280.

U14/16/18/; Kathryn O’Flynn 087 244 1371.

Senior; Adam Baldwin 087 962 2206.