Bailieborough News. May 13th 2024. Matthew J. Cullen.

Darkness into Light, Bailieborough: Well done to all who turned out on last Saturday morning at 4.15am ,huge thanks to local musician klara carolan who provided wonderful live music during the walk in different locations. A remarkable morning had by all.

Confirmation: Confirmation takes place in St. Anne’s Church on Saturday next, May 18th with two ceremonies: At 11.00am: St. Felim’s N.S. and St. Patrick’s N.S.. At 3.00pm: St. Anne’s N.S. and The Model N.S. Principal celebrant will be Bishop Martin Hayes.

‘Jim’s Day’: A Golf Tournament in memory of the late Jim Gorman, will take place in Virginia Golf Club on Saturday, May 25th 2024. Tee times from 2.00pm. €25 per player and a four man team is €100. Proceeds in aid of the Oncology Unit in Cavan General Hospital. For entry, please contact, Kieran (087 796 4844), Tommy (086 084 6991) or Brian (085 843 0562).

Bailieborough ‘Active Age’ Group: Next social meeting is on Tuesday, May 21st  in the Courthouse from 2pm to 4pm. A warm welcome to all. To-date the group have been very blessed to have interesting guest speakers, artists and musicians give a half hour of their time in sharing their interests and passions. If you have a little time to spare to share your interests and talents, we would love to hear from you! Please contact Mary on 086 068 8714.

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.

Good Luck: Good Luck and Best Wishes are extended to the pupils of Bailieborough Community School who have their ‘Graduation Ceremony’ tonight, Wednesday, May 15th.

Bailieborough Walking Group: 

Wednesday May 15th: Girley Bog: Medium Walk. Approx 1.5 hours: Leaving Tesco carpark at 6.35pm. Walk commencing at Girley Bog at 7.15pm.

Wednesday, May 22nd : Tower of Lloyd, Kells. Co. Meath: Medium Walk, Approx 1.5hours: Leaving Tesco carpark at 6.30pm. Meet at the Spire, R163 Oldcastle Road out of Kells. Walk commences at 7.15pm.

Bridge:   Bridge takes place every Tuesday evening in the Bailie Hotel at 7.00pm (please note earlier starting time) and new members are always welcome.

Water Mains: Flushing: Dhuish Group Water Scheme are flushing the lines over a two week period starting from Monday, 20th  May.  Any queries, please contact 087 6293035.

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.

Bailieborough Library: ‘Our Community Garden’ – Free art workshops for children aged 8-12 at Bailieborough Library, May 25th, 10:30-11:30 or 11:45-12:25. Call the Library to book: 042 966 5779.

Celebrating Bealtaine, you are invited to a FREE Creative Workshop with Happiness and Well Being Life Coach, Patricia Crimin, on Thursday 23rd May From 3pm-4:30pm. The workshop will focus on creative expression to enhance your health, happiness and well-being! Call 042 9665779 to book your place!

Next Book Club meeting is on Tuesday, May 28th  at 6.30pm. The group will discuss ‘Big Little Lies’ by Leanne Moriarty and copies are available at the Library desk. New members are always welcome!

Celebrating Bealtaine at the Library ‘Holistic Harmonies’ on Wednesday, May 29th  from 11am-1pm. Local musicians will be on hand to entertain and delight the audience with their musical talent. Light refreshments will be served and all are welcome!

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.

Congratulations and Well Done: Congratulations and Well Done on a fantastic achievement for Tatiana Juricova with the news that she has qualified for the Ulster Schools Swimming Association training camp in Tenerife in October, as a result of her performance in the recent meet representing Bailieborough Community School.

Well done Tatiana

Bailieborough Urban Outdoor Activity Initiative May Programme Launched
A wide range of programmes available including, Kayaking, Swimming, Fishing, Orienteering and Wellbeing Walks.
(Note Teen Kayaking sold out)
Full details on flyer, all programmes have limited spaces, to book now click link below…/bailieborough-urban…
Bailieborough Urban Outdoor Adventure Initiative (UAOI) is a project funded through Sport Ireland and Dormant Accounts, involving sports clubs, schools, community organisations, agencies and NGBS working together to create greater opportunities for the community of Bailieborough to participate in physical activity and exercise through outdoor adventure sports.

May—Month of the Holy Rosary: The Rosary will be recited for the month of May, at 7.30pm at Our Lady’s Altar in St. Annes Church. Everyone welcome.

Wellbeing Walks Programme – Bailieborough

As part of the Urban Outdoor Activity Initiative in Bailieborough we have a 4 week Wellbeing Walks programme, starting Thursday 16th May at 10am, each week will be a different route led be an experienced leader, with locations of Castle Lake and Lough An Leagh. Suitable for All Abilities

Limited places Available, Pre Registration Essential, to register now click link below


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.

Football For All Programme returns with Bailieboro Celtic Afc

On Wednesday 15th May Football For All programme will start back at Bailieboro Celtic AFC Grounds from 6pm-7pm for children with a disability aged 6- 16 years.

This fun inclusive session is being run through FAI Football For All Programme in partnership with Cavan Sports Partnership.

Places are limited and Pre-Registration is essential.

To book your place click the link below


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.  It’s a well lit up run.  Stretch before and afterwards, every Monday and Wednesday evening.  

East Cavan Gaels GAA: Hurling Club News

Club contacts;

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

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