News - Fri 1st September 2017

Lotto Results.

There was no winner of the Crossmolina Deel-Rovers GAA Club Lotto Jackpot on Saturday night 26th August. The numbers were 4 – 5 – 6 – 12 two punters matched three numbers Finola Canavan 25 Abbeytown Crossmolina, and Damien Lavin Church View Crossmolina, each win €75. The draw took place in Maughan’s This weeks jackpot is €3,600. Many thanks for all your support.

 

All Ireland Tickets

Any Crossmolina Deelrovers members interested in obtaining tickets for Mayo Vs Dublin All Ireland Final are asked to TEXT their names to one of the following club committee members; Eamon Howley; 0876972682, Damien Lavin; 0862648495, Mary Lynn; 0876430598, Michael Hegarty; 0872046722, P.J. Hughes; 0863931134, before 9pm on Wednesday 6/09/2017.Only paid up members who express interest will be considered. Once again we wish to remind patrons that our membership numbers far exceed the number of tickets received in previous years."

 

Kilmurray Social.

On this coming Sunday evening September 10th in Kilmurray Community centre with Music by Trevor Moyles   commencing at 7pm admission €5. Come along meet and greet your friends. Refreshments served all are welcome

 

Died in London.

The death occurred peacefully on Wednesday 23rd August of Nora Clifford nee McGoff Cricklewood London and formerly of Rathbane Crossmolina. Her remains reposed at her residence in Rathbane on Friday night with removal on Saturday morning to St Tiernans Church for requiem mass burial afterwards in Crossmolina Cemetery. Nora was predeceased by her husband William is survived by her sons Danny, Billy, Vincent and Kevin, daughter Noreen Keenan, daughters – in – law, son – in – law, grandchildren, sisters Mary Caden Rathbane, Ann McGoff Enaghbeg, nieces, nephews, relations, extended family, friends and neighbours. May she rest in peace   

 

Cousins in Croke Park.

Crossmolina and Mayo’s Conor Loftus and his Cousin Ben McCarron the Derry Minor forward son of Dr Angela Loftus and Grandson of Dr Angela and the Late Dr Vinny Gurteen Ballina were on the mark for their respective County’s in the All-Ireland semi-finals on last weekend. Conor contributed two points from play and gave the peach of a pass to Andy Moran for his goal. Ben scored three points for Derry minors in their defeat of Kerry. Good luck to both in the All-Ireland Finals 

 

Kilmurray Parents Meeting.

Kilmurray Parent and Toddler Group meet in Kilmurray Community Centre every Tuesday morning from 11am to 1pm. All are welcome €4 per family

 

Recent Deaths.

Sympathy is extended to families of Joseph Walker Barnagh Clogher Belmullet brother of Ann Cullen Streamstown Crossmolina, Eileen Hughes nee Gilvarry Newcastle Galway and formerly of Main Street Crossmolina, Nora Clifford nee McGoff Cricklewood London and formerly of Ratbane Crossmolina, Frank Queenan Leixlip Co Kildare and formerly of Ballymayock Castlehill.Michael O’ Hanlon New York husband of Margaret Ann Loftus. May they rest in peace 

 

Minor Championship.

In a high scoring very entertaining County Minor Championship first round tie Swinford squeezed out a one point win 4 – 10 to 2 – 15 over the Deel-Rovers at Tiernans Park. Crossmolina lead at the break 2 – 6 to 2 – 5 

Crossmolina Team Sean Gallagher Ryan Donnellan Thady Connor Conor Caden 0 - 1 Fergal Duffy Eoin McDonnell Colm Hegarty 0 – 1 Patrick McAndrew 0 - 1 Robert Murphy 1 – 0 Lorcan Loftus Darragh Gill 1 – 9 Keelan Hegarty Patrick Howley 0 – 2 

Sub Edward Gough 0 – 1 for Keelan Hegarty 

 

Basketball News.

Crossmolina Tigers Girls basketball club will resume training on Monday 4th September for under 10's from second class up. Thursday 7th September for under 12's 5 to 6 o'clock, under 14's 6 to 7 o'clock and under 16's 7 to 8 o'clock

 

T.P’s Retirement.

Retirement Function for Mr T. P Loftus Principal of Richmond NS will take place in Hiney’s Upper Deck on Friday 15th September at 9pm sharp. Music by wavelength and refreshments served. Tickets €10 available from Bernie at 086.4403326 and Grainne 086.0851702

 

Died in New York

Michael O’ Hanlon, 59 years, 30 year veteran of the New York Fire Department passed away Monday morning the 28th August in Cortlandt Manor, New York. Michael was married to Margaret Ann Loftus, daughter of Martin ( Marty) and Mai Loftus, Chapel Street, Crossmolina and Elphin, Roscommon. Deeply missed by his wife Margaret Ann Loftus O Hanlon, daughter Katherine, son’s Michael and Martin, son in law Brett Schlosser, sisters Noreen and Tricia and extended Loftus Family in Crossmolina. Michael was a regular visitor with his family to Crossmolina. He was a World Class traditional Irish button accordion player and would love to take part in traditional Irish sessions in New York and around Ireland. Michael was one of the many firemen who spent countless days working at the World Trade Centre during 9/11. May his gentle soul rest in peace.

 

Lady’s Football

McHale/Rovers were defeated by a stronger Moy Davitts side in the County Minor semi-final in Foxford on Wednesday last with Ciara Reid and Ava McGahan grabbing early goals the visitors Joann O’Malley tacked on 1 – 1 and Niamh Maughan  raised a white flag Reid added another goal and two points before a great finish to half saw Lisa Lavelle bag goal and kicked a long ranged point and Eilish Keane also pointed to leave just two points separating the side at the break 3 – 5 to 2 – 6 Dara Moore reduced the lead with a point after 35 minuets but Ciara Reid who was dictating operation form Center half forward Moy Davitts controlled the final quarter and two late goals from Reid gave her a personal tally of 4 – 6 of her sides total of 5 – 13. Lisa Lavelle added two points to leave McHale/Rovers final score at 2 – 9     

McHale/Rovers team and scorers  Caroline Haran Ava McLoughlin Shona McLoughlin Ciara Cooney  Irene Hegarty  Aoife Deane Caoimhe Walsh  Eilish Keane 0 - 1 Grace  Murray   Joann O’Malley 1 - 1 Ruth Queenan  Emily Murray 0 – 1 Lisa Lavelle 1 – 4  Niamh McAndrew Niamh Maughan 0 – 1 Subs   Marie Moore for Niamh Maughan  Dara Moore for Niamh McAndrew, Caoimhe Loftus for Ava McLoughlin Clodagh Barrett for Ciara Cooney Amy Murphy for Ruth Queenan

 

Social Dancing

In the Parish Hall Crossmolina on this Friday night 8th September Lessons form 9pm to 10pm.With  dancing from 10pm to 12  music by Kay and the Country Stars. Tea and refreshments served  

 

U16 Boys Win Title

Congratulation to Crossmolina U16 boys who the County title on Thursday last with a hard earned five points win over Davitts in Castlebar on Thursday last  2 – 11 to 0 – 12. See full match report in the Sports section