Bailieborough News Thursday 9th July 2015

Bailieborough News. July 9th th 2015. Matthew J. Cullen.

Bailieborough Agricultural Show:

Congratulations to the Bailieborough Agricultural Show Committee on another fantastic community event and on your 40th Anniversary. It was a great day and the sun stayed shining. Well done to everyone involved. These events take lots of hard work so a big ‘Thank You’ to all the committee, participants, sponsors, etc…


Bailiebororough parish church annual bbq:

The Bailieborough Parish Church Annual BBQ takes place on Saturday next, 11TH July from 5pm onwards, in the Rectory Grounds. Everybody very welcome.


 Social Dancing:

Our monthly ‘Dancing for Pleasure’ takes place in the Community Centre on this Saturday, 11th July. Music is by Patsy Heart and Country Storm. We will have the usual refreshments to keep our energy up. Expect another good night.



Bailieborough Red Cross:

Cardiac First Responder Community Course;
this course will be held in the Bailieborough Library on Saturday July 18th. Learn the skills that could help you save the life of someone in your community -maybe a friend or even a family member.
To book a place or get more information on this certified course please phone William 087-2346526 or Julie 086-2308570.


Bailieborough Walking Group:

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.

July 15th – Skeagh/Seeorum, Bailieborough.  (A) Walk – 2 + hours (approx.)

Depart Bailieborough Library at 7pm. Walk commences at the residence of Jennifer and Nigel Williamson, Duneena at 7.15pm. Located on the Bailieborough/Cootehill Rd. (R191) 5Km from Bailieborough and 5Km from Canningstown. 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 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’!



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.



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 next, July 12thand will be led by Fr. Michael Router. A limited number of places are still available—last date for booking is today, Wednesday, July 8th. The fare is €15 per person.  The bus will be leaving from the Market Square at 8.00amPacked lunch is advised. 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, 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 6th July 2015:

Under 6/8/10;
We hosted Carrick in Bailieborough on Wednesday last in what was a great evening for hurling.

Under 12/14; Attention now moves to the Cavan Under 14 Championship with the first round this Wednesday 8th July as we play Annalee Gaels.

Under 16; Mondays game v Monaghan Harps has been postponed to a later date. Training on Friday.

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

Under 6/8/10;  Kingscourt group; 

Wednesdays 6-7.30 at Kingscourt Stars GAA grounds.

Bailieborough group; Friday 6-7.30 at Bailieborough Shamrocks GAA grounds, St. Anne’s Park.

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. No Wednesday training this week due to the U14 Championship. 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.