Bailieborough News. May 20th 2024. Matthew J. Cullen.

‘Jim’s Day’: A Golf Tournament in memory of the late Jim Gorman, will take place in Virginia Golf Club on Saturday next, 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).

Confirmation:  Bishop Martin Hayes conferred the sacrament of Confirmation on 106 schoolchildren in two ceremonies held in St. Anne’s Church, Bailieborough on Saturday last. Congratulations to all the young people who received Confirmation. Congratulations also to the Leaving Cert Class of 2024 in Bailieborough Community School who had their Graduation Service in St. Anne’s Church on Wednesday evening last.

Bailieborough ‘Active Age’ Group: Next social meeting is on Tuesday, June 4th in the Courthouse from 2pm to 4pm. A warm welcome to all.

Regretted Death: The death has occurred of Alex Montgomery, Curkish, Bailieborough.

Alex Montgomery, Curkish, Bailieborough, Co Cavan passed away on Sunday, the 12th May 2024 suddenly in Ibiza. Alex was predeceased by his wife Elaine.

Alex will be sadly missed by his loving daughter Miriam, brother Maxie, son-in-law John, grandchildren Finn and Ruby, sisters-in-law, brother-in-law, nephews, nieces, many friends and extended family.

 Alex’s Funeral Service took place on Saturday 18th  May in Bailieborough Parish Church and afterwards Alex’s remains were laid to rest in the adjoining graveyard.

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, 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.

Wednesday, May 29th : Rossmore Park, Monaghan: Medium Walk, Approx 1.5hours: Leaving Tesco carpark at 6.15pm. Meeting at Rossmore Park. Walk commences at 7.15pm. All welcome.

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.

Regretted Death: The death has occurred of Patrick (Patsy) Reilly, Carrickgorman, Bailieborough.

Patrick (Patsy) Reilly, Carrickgorman, Bailieborough, Co Cavan passed away on Saturday, 18th  May 2024 peacefully at Virginia Primary Care Centre, surrounded by his family. Deeply regretted by his loving wife Nancy, his family Caroline, Patrick (Ann-Marie) and Marion, brother, sister, grandchildren Brandon, Sarah, Kian, Craig, Calum, Kacey and Ava, extended family and friends.

 Patsy’s Funeral Mass took place in St. Anne’s Church, Bailieborough on Monday 20th  May and afterwards, Patsy’s remains were laid to rest in St. Ultan’s Cemetery, Killinkere.

Water Mains: Flushing: Dhuish Group Water Scheme are flushing the lines over the next week.   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.

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.

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: Hurling Club News

Club contacts;

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

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