Bailieborough News Thursday 2nd July 2015

Bailieborough News. July 2nd  2015. Matthew J. Cullen.


‘Bailieborough 40th  Anniversary Agricultural Show 2015 to be held on Saturday next, July 4th

Come along in 70’s dress to be claimed best dressed man/woman on the day to celebrate the theme of ‘Then and Now’. Other attractions on the day include the Macra na Feirme ‘National Farm Skills Challenge’ semi-finals, vintage displays, trade stands, sheep shearing demonstrations and lots more! Don’t forget to bring your dog along on the day! Classes for small, medium, big, giant breeds. Best dressed dog, prettiest bitch and most handsome dog plus the new class for the best rescue dog! Bring your pony along for the new handy pony class which involves doing everyday tasks while on horseback, class begins at 10am and runs for the whole day! All in all there is something for all of the family!! For more info email‘ All welcome.



Red Cross: Annual Senior’s ‘Tea Party’:

The annual Red Cross Rambling House Senior’s Tea Party takes place on Wednesday 1st July in the Bailie Hotel, Bailieborough at 6.30pm. Please phone 087 2346526 or 086 2308570 to book a place, for further information, or to request extra tickets.



Bailieborough Walking Group:

Wednesday, July 1st Bailieborough/Curkish/Lear: (A) Walk – 2 + hours (approx.) Walk commencing at Bailieborough Library at 7.15pm.

Wednesday, July 8th – Dartery Forest, Cootehill.

(E) Walk 45 – 60 min. (M) Walk 1 hour 30 min (approx.)

Depart Bailieborough Library at 6.45pm.

Walks commence at the car park on the right before Abbott’s Factory, Rockcorry Rd., Cootehill at 7.15pm. All welcome.



Bailieborough Credit Union—Notice to all members:

A Special General Meeting of Bailieborough Credit Union Ltd will be held on Tuesday, July 7th in the Bailie Hotel at 8.00pm to consider the proposed amalgamation of Bailieborough, Kingscourt and St. Mary’s, Moynalty Credit Unions. All members are urged to attend this very important meeting.



Legion of Mary:

The local ‘Legion of Mary’ meets each Monday night at 8.00pm in the Community Centre. New members are always welcome and encouraged to attend.



Bailieborough Community Alert:

Membership for another year is now due €5. Contact Kevin Carolan, 1 Pine Grove, Seamus Sheridan, Kells Road or Vincent Cooney, Galbolie. Recently it has come to the attention of Bailieborough Community Alert that Plant Pots, Baskets and Flowers have been stolen from the graves of deceased members of our community that are interred in St. Anne’s Cemetery. If anyone has any information about these thefts, please contact the local Garda Station or any member of Bailieborough Community Alert.




Citizens Information every Tuesday from 1.30pm-2.30pm.

‘Abair Leat’ Irish Conversational Group, Tuesdays from 1pm-2pm. Learning Irish for fun. Tea and coffee served. All welcome, free admission.

Parent, baby and toddler group every Wednesday from 11am-12.30pm. Lots of suitable toys, refreshments, all welcome, free admission.

Craft Group every Friday 10.30am-12.30pm. Sharing of crafts and ideas. Tea and coffee, all welcome.  Free admission.

Adult Book Club last Thursday of every month from 6pm-7pm. All new members welcome. Tea and coffee served. Free admission. Phone Library at 042 9665779 for details on all of the above.




Holy Hour:

The monthly ‘Holy Hour’—hosted by Direction for Our Times will take place on Thursday evening, July 2nd in St Anne’s Church, beginning at 8 p.m. This will be followed by the Sacrament of Reconciliation. All are welcome.



Bailieborough ‘Lend A Hand’—Terrific Summer Offer!!:

Garda vetted volunteers with identification are ready to assist and help the elderly in our community. If you have gardening jobs, hedge and grass cutting, tidying up or ant type of small repairs to get done then ‘Lend A Hand’, is at your doorstep. No job is too small for our volunteers and to avail of this service just call Ann at 042 9694825 from 9.00am to 2.00pm, Monday to Friday. Brighten up your summer and make that call now!!



Training at Bailieborough Business Centre:

Computers and the Internet for Beginners €10 for 4 Classes. Skills for Farmers, Skills for Work.

Call 042-969-4716 / 086-794-9739 for further details.




Killann Pilgrimage to Croagh Patrick:

The Killann Pilgrimage to Croagh Patrick will take place on Sunday, July 12th. A bus will be leaving from Bailieborough at 8.00am (please note change of time). If interested please contact Caroline (086 3817 857) or Mella (086 379 0602) for further details.


Baptism Dates in St. Annes for July and August 2015:

The following are the dates for Baptisms in Saint Anne’s Church: Saturday, July 11th (Deacon Damien), Sunday, July 12th (Fr. Michael), Saturday, July 25th (Deacon Damien), Sunday, July 26th (Fr. Michael), Saturday, August 8th (Deacon Damien), Sunday, August 9th (Fr. Michael), Saturday, August 23rd (Deacon Damien) and Sunday, August 24th (Fr. Michael).



Leisure Centre:

New Studio Classes, check out our facebook page for details of different classes.

Monday:  BLT 10.00-10.45am and Ladies Fitness 8.30pm.

Tuesday:  Mugendo Kickboxing 6.30-8.30.

Wednesday:  Pilates 10-11am, BLT at 6.30, Step Aerobics from 7.30 to 8.30.

Thursday: Yoga at 10 and Turbo training at 7pm.

Friday:  Men’s Fitness at 8.45.

Studio and Treatment rooms available to rent, Call 042 9666644. Suitable for many uses.

€30 for 30 days membership pool or gym membership still available.

Check us out on  or find us on facebook for regular updates.



Walk, Jog Or Run….

Exercising Is FUN! Every Monday and Wednesday evenings at 8pm join us at Bailieborough Community Centre! All welcome—no matter what your fitness levels are!. Ok folks, join us to run, jog or walk and most importantly tea, biscuits, fruit and chat afterwards.



East Cavan Gaels GAA Club Hurling News 29th June 2015:

Under 6/8/10; We will host Carrick Emmets this coming Wednesday at 6.45 in Bailieborough Shamrocks GAA grounds for a blitz therefore no Kingscourt training on Wednesday.

Under 12/14; Attention now moves to the Cavan Under 14 Championship with the first round scheduled for Wednesday 8th July in Ballyhaise/Redhills as we visit Annalee Gaels. There will also be some Under 11 blitzes in July also.

Under 16; The lads had a convincing win away to Truagh Gaels in the Monaghan league on Monday last. The next round is away to Monaghan Harps on Monday 6th July.



Training times and venues; If blitz on then no training.

Under 6/8/10; Kingscourt group; Blitz this Wed in Bailieborough.

Wednesdays 6-7.30 at Kingscourt Stars GAA grounds.

Bailieborough group; Friday  6-7.30 at the Community School pitch.

Both sessions are open to anyone from the region to attend.

For all U8/10 information contact Willie Gaughan 086 164 9280

Under 12/14/16/18; All training is collective in Bailieborough and subject to change. Wednesday in St. Anne’s Park 7pm. Players will receive a text.

For all U12-U18 information contact Kathryn O’Flynn 087 244 1371.




Sunday 12th July 2015 at the Woodford Suite, Slieve Russell Hotel, Ballyconnell, Co. Cavan from 12.00pm – 5.00pm.

Come join us at our 4th annual Summer Craft & Gift Fair, the perfect place for some retail therapy. With over 30 stands showcasing a whole host of handcrafted items and quality giftware including greeting cards, jewellery, glassware & ceramics, art, knitting & crochet, skincare & cosmetics, fairy doors, shaped crayons, wash bags for children, jam, handbags, fairy doors, candles, vintage collectibles, baked goods, craft supplies, homewares and accessories.

Free admission!

For further information visit the events section of our website at or telephone 049 436 4877 or 087 189 6229.



Set Dancing Classes:

Set Dancing Classes in Stradone Community Centre on Monday nights at 9.00 pm. Everyone welcome.


Adventure Camps:

Tanagh Outdoor Adventure Camps are open and almost full. Please don’t leave it to the last minute. We have already closed some of the adventure camps. Contact Philomena on 049-5552988 for more information. Participation is open to anyone between the ages of 9-16 years. We provide FREE bus service from local camp pick up points.



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: Michael Cullen 087 154 2447, Edel Fox 086 1004030 or Geraldine Gormley 087 7949448.


Citizens Information Service:

Co. Cavan Citizens Information Service is in the Library, Bailieborough every Tuesday from 1.30 – 2.30pm. Information on Social Welfare, Employment, Tax, Health etc… A Free and Confidential Service. Tel. 0761 07 5200.



Alcoholics Anonymous:

Local meetings of Alcoholics Anonymous are held in: The Health Centre, Kells Road on Wednesdays at 8.30pm.



The Samaritans:

The Samaritans have a new Freephone number: 116 123 for people who are struggling to cope. The line is open and free 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year.



If any readers have items of interest to be included in the Bailieborough News, (Obituaries, News Items, Sports, etc…), please e-mail: or call 042 9666200.