Bailieborough News. November 6th 2023. Matthew J. Cullen.

Bailieborough Model School: Air Fryer Cookery Demo:

Air Fryer Cookery Demo being held on this Friday, November 10th in Bailieborough Shamrocks GAA clubhouse (A82W654) at 8pm by Bailieborough Model School Parents Association.

Come and see some quick and healthy family friendly recipes, cooked on the night, sample the food and a raffle on the night to win an airfryer and other spot prizes.

Admission €10 on the door.

A great night to be had. Tea,Coffee and light refreshments served on the night. All welcome.

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.

Social Day Centre: The next get-together of the Bailieborough Social Day Centre will take place on Wednesday, November 8th at 3.00pm, the Hotel Bailie.  All welcome.

November Remembrance: Mass to remember parishioners, who have passed away since last November will be held on Saturday, November 11th at 7.00pm, in St. Anne’s Church, Bailieborough. Please let concerned families know.

Bridge Results: Tuesday, October 24th 2023: 1st ,Mary Cronin.and Rena Cronin. 2nd  Kathleen Mcardle.and Mary Lynch. 3rd  Rosaleen Mackey and Kathy O’Sullivan, 4th  Colette Gavin and Brendan Gavin. Best Gross: Rosaleen Mackey and Kathy O’Sullivan. Congrats and well played everyone.

Bridge takes place every Tuesday evening in the Bailie Hotel at 7.30pm and new members are always welcome.

Indoor Bowling: Indoor Bowling continues in the Community Centre, Bailieborough on Wednesday evenings at 8.00pm. New members welcome and free tuition for beginners will be provided.

‘Seconds Nature’: ‘Seconds Nature’ is the title of the first solo exhibition of wildlife photography by local photographer, Colette Gemmill. The exhibition will be hosted by Bailieborough Hub and the opening night will take place in Bailieborough Courthouse on Saturday, November 18th at 7.00pm. All welcome.

Bailieborough Library: In November the Bailieborough Reading Group will be reading ‘The Searcher’ by Tana French. Copies of the book are available in the Library and the next meeting of the Book Club will take place in the Library on Tuesday, November 28th at 6.30pm.

Library Craft Group every Friday at 10.30am-12.30pm. Enjoy a chat and a cuppa whilst sharing ideas. All Welcome!

Halloween ‘Scary Night’: Huge ‘Thank You’ to the over 800 people who walked our ‘Scary Walk’ on last Monday night, October 30th.  Well done to everyone for your time in the setting up of the event. Thanks to main sponsor,  Link Credit Union, Bailieborough also The Pigs Tale for hot tea, coffee and treats and DJ Garreth and winners of fancy dress . Winners from last Monday night’s ‘Scary Walk’ event draw were: Yvonne Clarke- Tina’s beauty gift,  Stuart Clarke-Bailieboro Leisure Centre gym and swim voucher,  Sinead Farrell-Angies hair voucher,  Anna O’Driscoll-Bailie Stores doll, Joseph Johnson-Bailie Stores dinosaur,  Ollie O’Reilly- Market Stall colouring book and twistables, Freya Liggan- Market Stall colouring book and twistables and Martin Brady -John Finnegan Drapers thermal socks. Again many, many thanks to you all for braving the terrible weather and for making the event such a great success.

Bailieborough Craft Group: The Group meets every Friday from 10am-12.30pm in the Library and new members are always welcome regardless of talents or skills.

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 first Wednesday—please note the change of day— of each month from 2pm-4.30pm. The advisors will be present on Wednesday, December 6th.  No appointment is necessary.

Link Credit Union: Scholarship Fund: Link Credit Union Ltd have launched their Scholarship Grant Scheme (worth €1,000) which is open to all student members who are currently in 3rd Level education. Application forms are available in Kingscourt, Bailieborough and Cootehill offices or can be downloaded through the website For further information please contact 042-9675000.

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.

East Cavan Swim Club: Calling all parents / guardians to join us at our Annual General Meeting on Thursday 23rd  November at 8.00pm, in the Hotel Bailie.


Our club is going from strength to strength every year , we are delighted to welcome many new members in recent years- please come and hear how your club works including the Head Coach report and the year reports of the voluntary committee.

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.

Bailieborough Shamrocks G.F.C.: The ‘Shamrocks are holding a ‘Country Night and Disco’ in the Clubhouse in St. Anne’s Park on Friday, November 24th. Music on the night will be provided by, Kelan Browne and D.J. Gareth Mulhall and the event will commence at 9.30pm. All welcome.

Also congratulations and well done to the Shamrocks, Under 14  Camogie team and their management on a comprehensive win in the Division  1 Final—held in Knockbride on Sunday last—when they defeated Drumgoon by 4—9 to 1—2. 

Please remember that the Shamrocks Bingo takes place in the Club House at St. Anne’s Park and also online every Tuesday at 8.00pm. Great prizes to be won!

Christmas Shoebox Appeal: “Team Hope Christmas Shoebox Appeal has started. Crèches, schools, businesses or individuals can order leaflets and other resources online at
Closing date is Friday, 10th  November. For shoebox collections, contact local coordinators Hazel on 0879903520 or Edna 087630020.

Walk, Jog or Run:   Now that the evenings are getting short again we will be starting back,  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 Club –

Table Quiz; The East Cavan Gaels Annual ‘Table Quiz’ takes place on Friday 1st December in The Square Bar, Bailieborough. This is always a good social occasion as well as a good fundraiser for the club. All support is much appreciated.

Club contacts;

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

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