Bailieborough News Thursday 30th July 2015

Bailieborough News. July 30th 2015. Matthew J. Cullen.

Bailieborough Agricultural Show Committee:

Bailieborough Agricultural Show Committee would like to thank all those who sponsored and attended the event, without such generosity the show would not be able to run and we look forward to your continued support in 2016.



story time at the Library on Saturday, August 15th at 3pm for all children aged 4-7 years old. Wonderful stories about a place where all types of trucks live, work, play and have exciting adventures! Phone 042 9665779 for more info. Free event! All welcome.


Heritage Week:

Bailieborough Heritage Society will hold a Heritage Week event entitled: ‘Resting Places and Masonic Symbols’. This walking tour and talks will take place in Bailieborough on Tuesday, August 25th commencing at 8pm. More details next week.


Bailieborough Walking Group: July 29th – Billis, Ballyjamesduff:

(A) Walk 2 + hours (approx.) Leaving Bailieborough Library at 6-45pm. Meeting at Billis at 7-15pm. (Virginia/Cavan Rd. opposite the Ballyjamesduff Rd., junction. Old Rd./Burns house.).

August 5th – Girley Bog, Kells: (E) Walk 45 – 60 min. (M) Walk 1 hour 30 min (approx.). Depart Bailieborough Library at 6.45pm.

Meet at Cloncat Service Station, 8.5Km from Kells on the Kells to Clonmellon Rd., N52, at 7.20pm. Walks commencing at Girley Bog at 7.30pm. All welcome.


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 Resource House:

We have some places available in our ECCE Free Pre School room for second session 12.30-3.30. If your child was born between 2/2/11 and 30/6/12 they are entitled to this.
We also have limited places available in our baby room in the afternoons from September. Contact Ann or Yvonne on 042 9666068 or  Don’t forget if you are returning to education you might be entitled to CETS or CEC places.



Eircode Finder:

If you would like to find your Eircode, you can visit If you would like any help you can call in to Bailieborough Business Centre and we can help you navigate the site. Call 042-969-4716 for more details.


Bailieborough Community Association:

Bailieboro Community Association are seeking to hire an assistant supervisor for their community employment scheme. Contact or call 042 966 5361 for a full job specification. The closing date for receipt of applications is Friday the 31st of July at 3pm.


Irish Red Cross—Bailieborough Branch—Open Day:

The Irish Red Cross—Bailieborough Branch will be holding an ‘Open Day’ in the Tesco Carpark on Saturday, August 15th from 12pm to 5.00pm. Some of the things available on the day include: Blood Pressure and Diabetes checks, First Aid and CPR Demonstrations, Therapeutic handcare sessions, information on restoring Family links and the Work of the Irish Red Cross. There will also be ‘Face Painting’ for the children and a chance to win a €1,000 in the branch’s ‘Load of Ballz’ event. All welcome.


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. ‘Keeping a close eye on things in the Community’!


Beckscourt Mother and Toddler Group:

The Group will be closed for the next month due to summer holidays and will re-commence on Wednesday, September 2nd from 10.00am to 12 noon. Looking forward to seeing you all back! Call Drena 042 969 4825.


Blessing of the Graves:

The Blessing of the Graves in St. Anne’s Cemetery will take place on Sunday, September 6th at 2.00pm. Now would be the ideal time to look after the grave or a plot of a loved one in preparation for Cemetery Sunday.


Do you want to re-train to re-enter the Workforce:

Are you out of work due to illness, disability or a personal setback? ICT Skills is a Level 4 Programme designed to support people who have faced a long-term barrier to unemployment to re-train and re-enter the workforce. Participants on this programme can retain their Social Welfare payments or the equivalent of and benefits to this Programme include, a work placement, personalised support and training plan, Fetac certification and a travel allowance. Please telephone Mary on 049 437 7038 for more information.



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.


Charity Tractor Run:

The Rainbow Tractor Club, Virginia are having a run on Sunday 2nd of August from Billis Hall for M.S. Cavan leaving at 12.30. All tractors, cars and motorbikes welcome, refreshments before and after.



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!!


Holistic Health & Psychic Fair: A

Holistic Health and Psychic Fair’ will take place in the Bailie Hotel, Bailieborough, Co. Cavan on Bank Holiday Monday, August 3rd from 11am – 6pm. Entry €5 per person.


A full range of holistic healers, psychic readers, holistic shops, crystals, jewellery, massage, health supplement, nutrition information, Kangen water, angel gifts, aura-photography, new health product ASEA … and much more!



Little Gems Montessori:

Little Gems Montessori, Beglieve, Bailieboro

8.15 am to 1pm. ECCE places available.

Pre-school places (3-6yrs) for those who do not qualify for ECCE Scheme (€6 per day). Drop off locally can be arranged.

Tel Nuala: 086 2903980 or 042 9660551.


Training at Bailieborough Business Centre:

Safe Pass at Bailieborough Business Centre. Friday 31st July. Cost €100 Lunch Included – Call 042-969-4716.

Computers and The Internet for Beginners – Classes running all year €10 for 4 Lessons – Call 042-9694716 and speak to Pamela or Elizabeth for more details.


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

The following are the dates for Baptisms in Saint Anne’s Church: Saturday, August 8th (Deacon Damien), Sunday, August 9th (Fr. Michael), Saturday, August 23rd (Deacon Damien) and Sunday, August 24th (Fr. Michael), Sunday, September 12th, (Fr. Michael), Saturday, September 19th (Deacon Damien), and Sunday, September 20th (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 Hurling/Cavan GAA:

Hurling/Camogie Camp 2015.

Kingscourt Stars GAA grounds. Monday 10th-Friday 14th August, 10-1.30 each day. First child €35, Second child €30, Third child €25.

For children aged 5-14. Club and county coaches. Guest coaches and some special visitors. For more info contact: Willie Gaughan ECG 086 164 9280 or Dermot McCabe, Cavan GAA 0872778653.


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.