Bailieborough News. September 18th 2023. Matthew J. Cullen.

Culture Night, 2023: As part of the National Culture Night, events have been planned for the whole of the county. Local events taking place on this Friday evening, September 22nd  include: Bailieborough Creative Hub will host their new group exhibition, ‘Perspective’, this Culture Night.

Taking place in Bailieborough Library at 7.00pm. All welcome!

POETRY S.O.S. CLINIC: Hosted by poet and poetry pharmacist, Mairéad Donnellan.

Each personal ‘clinic’ is ten/fifteen minutes long and the entire clinic will last just over three hours. All participants will also receive a 10% discount on Vital Signs Publication. Bookings: (042) 966 5779. Taking place in Bailieborough Library from 5pm to 8.30pm.

Moybologue Historical Society: Are holding a talk on the subject of ‘Parish Missions in the Diocese of Kilmore’. The talk will be given by Fr. Ultan McGoohan and will take place in Tierworker Community Hall at 8.30pm. 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.

Congratulations: Congratulations to Tommy and Mary Rose Brady, who on Friday evening last, celebrated their 60th  Wedding Anniversary with a Mass of Thanksgiving in St Anne’s followed by a wonderful party afterwards in the Bailie Hotel.

Bailieborough Library:The next Bookclub Meeting is on next Tuesday, September 26th  at 6.30pm and the book to be discussed is ‘The Appeal’ by Janice Hallett! New members are always welcome and copies of the book are available at the Library desk.

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.

Bailieborough Red Cross: Please support our Annual Church Gate Collections next Saturday and Sunday. We will be collecting at St Ann’s Bailieborough, Killann and Shercock Masses on Saturday Evening and Sunday morning.

Bailieborough Group of Parishes: Harvest Services:

We would love to welcome the Community into our Churches over this Harvest season.  All would be warmly welcomed to our Harvest services in Bailieborough Church (Eircode, A82 RP70) on Sunday 24th September at 7:30pm, or in Knockbride Church (Eircode, A82 KN63) on Sunday 8th October at 7:30pm.

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.

Mass at Waterloo Mass Rock: On Sunday afternoon next, September 24th , a Mass will be said at the Waterloo Mass Rock in Killinkere. People are asked to meet at ‘Carolan’s Shop’, Grousehall, Bailieborough at 2.00pm. From there people will walk to the Mass Rock for Mass at 3.00pm. 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 first Thursday of each month on Thursday 5th October 2023 from 2pm-4.30pm. No appointment is necessary.

FREE study space and WIFI available here for all who are in the middle of studying. Other services for students include printing, photocopying, local history/history resources, reference books, public PCs, staff advice, comfortable warm spaces. All are welcome!

Bailieboro Celtic A.F.C: Bailieboro Celtic in conjunction with Cavan Sports Partnership and the F.A.I. present a ‘Football For All’ six week programme for children with a disability, aged 6 to 16 years of age, commencing on Wednesday, September 20th , from 6pm to 7pm, at the Bailieboro Celtic playing grounds at the Vale, Bailieborough. Limited places available and Pre—Registration is essential. To book a place, please email, Siobhan Brady at

Girls U12 and U14 training  every Monday evening, 6-7pm.

We welcome new girls at both age groups;

 U12(born 2012/2013)

 U14(born 2010/2011)

Come along to a session, make some new friends, learn some new skills and have plenty of fun!


Training for the Bailieboro Celtic Under-14 boys takes place every Wednesday evening from 7pm-8pm. All new and old players welcome! Contact Ollie Kierans for all enquiries.

Relaghbeg Fundraising Committee: The total funds raised from the Family Fun Day was €2,516 together with the Music and BBQ night at Smyths Bar, Relaghbeg a total of €5,706 was raised for the All4Tommie – Fundraiser for Tommie Reilly’s Care and Rehabilitation.  Thank you so much to everyone that supported our events. A special thank you to all our sponsors. Well done everyone involved in both events.

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.:  With the kids all settled back to school, we’re in the mood to boogie !!! Our Back 2 School Disco for children from 2nd – 6th Class takes place next Friday 22nd  September from 8-10pm in the Clubhouse. €5 per child. All welcome

 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!

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.  

Halloween ‘Fright Night’: Fright Night is back again!!

Join us for an evening full of fun and scares at the Bailieborough Town Lake from 7.00pm on Monday, October 30th. Bigger and better than ever. Suitable for all ages.   Car parking available at the Community Centre, Community School or the Church Carpark on the Virginia Road side. No parking available at the event location.. Fancy dress and lights display.  If the lake floods, we will have music, fun, games and fancy dress in the car park too.  Tickets are €5 per person for the ‘Scary Walk’.  The main sponsor this year is Link Credit Union. Contact Tony at 086 399 3430, for further information.

East Cavan Gaels GAA Club –

After school Hurling continues for boys and girls in Bailieborough on Wednesday evenings, on the Astro at Bailieborough Shamrocks G.A.A. Grounds in St. Annes Park. Under 7 from 3pm, Under 9 from 4pm and Under 12 from 5pm. Equipment supplied but if you have your own, then please bring it along. More information can be had by contacting Willie on 086 164 9280.

Club contacts;

7/9/11; Willie Gaughan 086 164 9280.

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

Tullyvin Musical Society: Tullyvin Musical Society takes to the stage of the Tullyvin Community Centre, for a five-night run of “The Little Shop of Horrors” from Tuesday 17th  – Saturday 21st  October 2023. With a live orchestra, a stellar young cast and crew, and a man-eating plant,  this hilarious Broadway Musical classic will make you laugh, cry, and think twice about buying a new houseplant!Tickets from €18 – €22 (+booking fee) are available on or directly on our ticket sales phone line 087-2538929.  Thank you for your support.