News - Fri 8th September 2017

Community Council News

Crossmolina Community Council in conjunction with Irvine Training are running a course on "How to keep our young people safe on the internet". The course will take place over 2 nights in the Enterprise Centre from 7pm to 9pm on 20th and 27th September. This course is for parents of young children and teenagers and will cover topics such as the risks children take online, harmful content online, examining internet history, sharing and texting. How to deal with cyber bullying, setting parental controls and activating safe search. There is a charge of €5 per person per class. To book a place on this course please call 096 30934 and 30935.


Computer Training for Farming Family’s.

Computer Courses will be held in the Enterprise Centre in Crossmolina commencing Wednesday 13th September from 11am to 1pm. The course will run for 4 weeks. This course is aimed at complete beginners to give them the confidence, motivation and skills to take their first steps online and provide training in basic internet skills, browsing the Dept of Agriculture Website and communication tools. The cost is €5 per person per day. To book a place on this course please call 096 30935. 


Get connected to the Internet (classes for older learners)

Have you got very basic skills you want to refresh? Crossmolina Community Council are running classes for older learners (aged 55+) who have little or no experience with using the Internet and who are apprehensive of technology. Classes commence in the Enterprise Centre, Crossmolina on Wednesday 13th September from 2pm to 4pm. There will be a charge of €5 per week for a 5 week course. For further information or to book a place please call 096 30935


The Crossmolina Day Centre.

Is back after the Summer break. It will be held on Tuesday 19th September from 2pm to 4pm in the Social Services. This month we will be holding a Bingo hour with spot prizes sponsored from local businesses. Light refreshments served. There is a charge of €5. Community bus is available to pick up those that need transport. Please call 096 30935 for further details.


Lotto Results.

There was no winner of the Crossmolina Deel-Rovers GAA Club Lotto Jackpot on Saturday night 2nd September. The numbers were 2 – 16 – 20 – 29. Three punters matched three numbers Aidan O’Donnell St Marys Park, Crossmolina, Sean and Helen Keane Carrowcloughy, Crossmolina, Ann. Marie Loftus Dooleeg Crossmolina. each win €50. The draw took place in The Thatch Bar This weeks jackpot is €3,750. Many thanks for all your support


T.P’s Retirement.

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


A Vacancy. 

Has arisen on the current CE scheme working in Crossmolina. Suitable candidates please contact John or Anne on 096 31066


U13 League

An under strength Crossmolina suffered a heavy defeat away to Ardnaree in the opening round of the U13 League last week. Much stronger well drilled Ardnaree side were always in Control final score 11 – 6 to 2 – 4

Crossmolina Team Jack Sharkey Mark Dermody Niall Maughan Jack Loftus Darragh Deane Declan Tolan 1 – 1 Eoin O’Boyle Diarmuid Coggins Darragh Syron 1 – 1 Diarmuid Fox 0 – 1 Danny McDonald Jack Naughton Matthew Williams Daniel Lynch Keelan Hegarty Subs Michael Lin Marcus Maughan Kyle Gallagher 0 – 1


The Late John Waters.

The death occurred peacefully on Tuesday 5th September of John Waters Killeen, Castlehill, Ballina. His remains reposed at Hiney’s Funeral home on Wednesday evening with removal to St Tiernans Church. Requiem mass on Thursday with burial afterwards in Kilmurray  Cemetery. John is survived by his sister Sr. Bernadette, Mary Commons, brother-in-law Jim, nieces Bernie and Dolores, nephews Michael, James and John, relatives, friends and neighbours. John was on the first Crossmolina Agriculture committee in 1955, president in 2004, IFA member, active member the committee who set up the Ballina cattle Mart, Life long member of Crossmolina Pioneers. It was Testimony of the high regard their was for John with turnout their was for the Guard of honour from the Show committee, Farming section and the Pioneers. May he rest in peace. 


Lady’s in to Final

McHale/Rover U16 team advances to the final of the County Championship with a 5 – 14 to 2 – 11 win over Swinford in Ardagh on Wednesday last leading by a point at the break 2 – 5 to 1 – 7 after playing against a slight breeze the goals coming from Dara Moore and Emily Murray. McHale/Rovers were on top throughout the final thirty minuets with goals from Sinead Walsh Lisa Lavelle and Dara Moore in a ten minuets spell midway through the half. Swinford were always a threat and put great pressure on the home defend in which Ethal Leonard in goal was solid Ava McLoughlin Caoimhe Walsh Aoife Deane Chloe Blake defended well to restrict their forward to just 1 – 4 in the second half

McHale/Rovers team and scorers were Ethal Leonard Amy Murphy, Ava McLoughlin Chloe Blake Caomhe Walsh 0 – 1 Aoife Deane Clodagh Barettt Niamh Maughan Grace Murray Dara Moore 2 - 2 Lisa Lavelle 1 – 5 Emily Murray 1 – 4 Meave Walsh Alannah Loftus Carr Eilish Keane Subs Sinead Walsh 1 – 2 Meave Walsh Niamh McAndrew for Alannah Loftus Carr Ciara Walsh for Amy Murphy Marie Moore for Lisa Lavelle   


Mothers and Others Table Quiz

Table Quiz in Aid of the Mothers and Others "Deel Divas Ladies GAA Club on Thursday 14th of September 2017 @ 9.00pm in The Thatch Bar. Table of 4 €20. Great spot prizes on the night. Please support


Div 1D League 

Crossmolina after a Bright Opening thirty minuets in which they lead visitors Ballintubber at the break by three points thanks to some excellent points from Thomas McNulty Kevin McHugh and Darragh Gill. Ballintubber scores came from Eoin Vahey Gary Dillon Eoin Heneghan and Darragh McGovern. After the break the West Mayo came more into the game with a string of points from Hugh Geraghty Eoin Vahey Gary Dillon a on the 50th minuet Eoin Vahey latched on to ball loose ball scored the decisive goal Darragh McGovern added point and Thomas McNulty scored Crossmolina two second half points to leave the final score Ballintubber 1 – 9 Crossmolina 0 – 9  Crossmolina team and scorers Patrick Loftus Fergal Gill Noel Hegarty Fergal Duffy Pierce Loftus Chris Myles Kevin McHugh 0 – 2 Darren Caden David O’Malley Kevin Keane Tommy Walsh  Fergoil Gill Darrgh Gill 0 – 1 Liam Donohoe Thomas McNulty 0 – 6  Subs Shane McKinley Ronan McDermott Kenneth McHugh