News - Fri 1st February 2019

Badminton Winners

Congratulations to Tara Hegarty on winning Mayo Championship U11 C singles. Last Saturday Daisy Verry won the U15 B Singles and Emily Loftus won the U15 C singles. Also well done to Kate Ann Loftus and Grace Loftus on reaching the B Semi-Finals before being narrowly beaten. Well done everyone. You did us all proud.


Kilmurray Card Results. 

The following are the results of the Weekly Kilmurray 25 card drive on Thursday night 24th January Best of 20 games 1st Patricia and Liam Garvey, 2nd a tie Michael Cawley and Michael McAndrew, Frank McDonnell and Brendan Moore 3rd a tie David McNamara and Tony Cleary, Breege and P.J.McNamara. Raffle 1st Tom O’Boyle 2nd Seamie Gallagher 3rd Evelyn Crowley  


St Tiernan’s Cemetery Notice Board

A notice board with all the grave names in St Tiernan's Cemetery is on display outside Jarlath Tolan's shop until 11th February 2019. If you have responsibility for a grave please check that the details are correct on the board. If they are not correct complete an Alternation Sheet available at the Church door or in the Library in Crossmolina. Irish Graveyard Surveyors will make the changes before the permanent (updated every three years) boards are erected in the cemetery. St Tiernan’s Cemetery is online at You can email changes via the website if that is more convenient.


Kilmurray Social.

On this coming Sunday evening 10th February in Kilmurray Community centre with Music by Mick Travis Please note the change commencing at 7pm admission €5. Come along meet and greet your friends. Refreshments served all are welcome


Lotto Results.

There was no winner of the Crossmolina Deel-Rovers GAA Club Lotto Jackpot on Saturday night 26th January. The numbers drawn were 13 – 22 – 23 – 28 one ticket matched three numbers. Denise and John Cooney Ballina Rd Crossmolina they win €150. The draw took place in The Thatch Bar. This Weeks Jackpot is €3,150. Many thanks for your continued support.


Winter League. 

Crossmolina were edged out in this entertaining north Mayo Winter League tie at a sunny James Stephens on Sunday week. In a low scoring game Ballina Stephenites scored their four points in the opening 17 minuets thanks to the dominance of Ciaran Sweeney at midfield and Brendan O’Hora Ciaran Sweeney were on the score board Thomas McNulty two points from frees and a Liam Donohoe effort from play before Sub Ronan Lavelle finished to net after good approach play to give his side a 1 – 3 to 0 – 4 lead at the break. The second half saw the visitors having more possession with out it telling on score board with just three points from Nigal Caden Adam Langan and Thomas McNulty to show for all their efforts. Brendan O’Hora  grabbed a couple of points before substitute Adam Carr rowed in with a goal and a point to secure a two points winning margin  1 – 8 to 1 – 6 in this first game of the season   

Crossmolina team and scorers Kieran Haran Fergal Gill Noel Hegarty Jason Murphy (Capt) John Garrett Conor Rowland Patrick McAndrew Colm Hegarty J.P.Mulhern Patrick Loftus Nigal Caden 0 – 1 Shane McKinley Dean Loftus Thomas McNulty 0 – 3 Liam Donohoe 0 – 1 Subs Ronan Lavelle 1 – 0 Adam Langan 0 - 1 Niall Timoney Sean O’Boyle James Gill 


Crossmolina GAA Club Awards. 

At a very well attended Crossmolina Deel-Rovers Club social night get together in O’Maaey’s Bar and Grill on Friday week. The following were recipients of the annual club awards. Hall of Fame John Cosgrove, Clubman Appreciation award went to Eamon Howley Club Lady Appreciation Award recipient was Julie Loftus, Senior player of the Year Fionan Duffy Junior player of the J.P.Mulhern and U21 award went to Nigal Caden    


MCSA Introduction to Mindfullness & Emotional Freedom in Ballina FRC

Mayo Cancer Support Services are hosting a 4 week workshop starting Tuesday February 5th to 26th February in Ballina FRC at 10.30am to 12.30pm for further details contact Jean at 0872804164


Pieta House Services in Ballina FRC

Pieta House provides counselling, therapy and support to individuals, couples, families and children who have been bereaved by suicide.

Outreach Service: Ballina FRC every Wednesday Contact: 09325586 for Appointment


Mindspace Services in Ballina FRC

Mindspace Mayo offers a support service to young people (15-25yrs) presenting with anything from common concerns (e.g. dealing with break-up, exam stress, bullying) to young people with emerging mental health difficulties such as mild depression and anxiety.  The outreach service will run one day a week (Monday) and is based in the Ballina Family Resource Centre. For further information on Mindspace Mayo please see our website or call us on 094-9067001


St Vincent de Paul Thanks.

The Society of St Vincent de Paul Crossmolina would like to thank everyone who contributed to their recent Christmas food appeal. Many thanks to the local shops, schools and also to those who gave private donations. If anyone needs assistance please contact us in confidence on 087 2509534.


Bridge Results

The following are the results of the Weekly Crossmolina Bridge 1st Nuala Doyle and Maureen Barrett 2nd Mary Garrett and Teresa McNulty 3rd Mary Daly and Mairead Maughan 4th Rita Fox and Ena Coggins. The session is on each Thursday in Hiney’s


Dancing in Eskeragh.

Social dancing has resumed in Eskeragh Old School House on Tuesday nights starting at 8pm to 10pm. Come along and support 


Kilmurray Centre News.

Kilmurray Parents and Toddler group meet every Tuesday morning in the Community Centre from 11am to 1pm. It is a lovely social occasion and meeting place for the mothers and children 


Crossmolina Parish Trip

Our Parish trip this year is planned for Tralee from Sun 29 Sept to Wed 2nd Oct. Price includes 3 nights in the Brandon Hotel B/B/Dinner, full coach tour, Sunday lunch in Dirty Nellie’s; Lunch in Paidi O’Sheas, Dingle, Killarney jaunting cars/lake tour; Dinner in Ballina. Total cost:  €300, single supplement €60 euro. Booking forms available from parish office or Fr Francis.  No names  will be taken without a completed booking form and deposit of €50


Church Painting:  

Crossmolina Church will be fully painted. Church will be closed from Mon18 Feb for 3 weeks approx. Except for weekends.  All weekday masses will be said in Eskeragh or Kilmurry @10am


Crossmolina Day Centre 11.00am – 1.00pm Wed.6th Feb

Crossmolina Day Centre will have Vera Naughton, Beauty Consultant giving a make-up demonstration 11.00am-12m/d and Elsa (Arts & Crafts) will do a craft demonstration from 12 -1pm. €5. All welcome, light refreshments served and Community Bus available.


Festival of Lights

The 2019 Festival Of Lights takes places from Mar. 15th - 17th with Ireland's original "St. Patrick's Light Parade" on March 17th at 7:30pm.  You can register your entry for the parade by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 087 1871552, 087 9919794 or 087 4176291.


Died in Cardiff

The death occurred peacefully on Friday 18th January of Julia Sheila Naughton nee Dowling Muckross Rd Killarney and Cardiff South Wales and late of Derryleigh Blackvally Killarney Co Kerry. Her remains were removed on Thursday from Knock Airport to the Church of our Lady Kilmurray with requiem mass on Friday burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. Julie was predeceased by her husband John Naughton formerly Derryhillagh is survived by her family John, Vincent, Diane, Kevin, Jacqueline and Michelle, mother to Mary, Barrie, Deane, Rebecca and Ray. An adored Nannie of Kerry, Lorna, Daniel, Ben, James, Caitlin, Josie, Niall Vincent, Jessica and Rachel, sister of Eileen and the late John, Kathleen, and Mary, Sisters – in – law, brothers – in – law, nephews, nieces, relations, extended family and friends. May she rest in peace.