Crossmolina had a comfortable eight points win over Burrishoole in the County U14 League in Newport last week final score 2 – 16 to 2 – 8
Crossmolina team and scorers Conor Howley Danny McDonald Niall Maughan Darragh Deane Jack Loftus Darragh Syron 0 – 1 Brian McKinley Joanthan Murtagh 0 – 1 James Williams 0 – 2 Diarmuid Coggins (Capt) Eoin Murphy 0 – 3 Diarmuid Walsh 1 – 4 Eamon Gill Niall Coggins 0 – 5 Michael Gill Subs Mark Dermody 1 – 0 for Diarmuid Coggins Daniel Lynch for Eamon Gill Patrick Carden for Michael Gill Brendan O’Malley for Daniel Lynch Alfie Maloney Kyle Hegarty
There was no winner of the Crossmolina Deel-Rovers GAA Club Lotto Jackpot on Saturday night 22nd April. The numbers were 4 – 20 – 24 – 32 one punter matched three numbers James Munnelly Chapel View Crossmolina he won €150. The draw took place in Christy’s. This weeks Jackpot is €4, 050. Many thanks for all your support.
Division 1D League.
Crossmolina Junior team collected their second brace of points in Division 1D of the County League at home to Cill Chomain. With Joe Keane Dean Loftus David Howley Conor Rowland Thomas McNulty grabbing a point each Rory Ginty and Derek Moran replying for Cill Chomain after 20 minuets Four Points from the boot of Thomas McNulty extended the lead Patrick Doocey pulled a point back before the break to leave the half time score 0 – 9 to 0 – 5. Crossmolina dominated the final thirty minuets with a string of points from Thomas McNulty Dean Loftus Joe Keane Tommy Walsh and a goal minuets from the end from Nigal Lynn For Cill Chomain Derek Moran with two points and Rory Ginty one to leave the final score 1 – 17 to 0 – 8. Crossmolina Team Patrick Loftus (Lake Rd) Fergal Gill Jason Murphy Patrick Loftus (Tubbermore) Martin Connor Darren Caden Sean O’Boyle Conor Rowland 0 – 1 David O’Mallley Niall Timoney David Howley 0 – 1 Kevin Keane Dean Loftus 0 – 3 Thomas McNulty 0 – 8 Joe Keane 0 – 2 Subs Tommy Walsh 0 – 2 for Kevin Keane Gergoil Gill for Sean O’Boyle Nigal Lynn 1 – 0 for Niall Timoney Fergal Duffy for Patrick Loftus Liam Donohoe for Martin Connor
There was no winner of the Crossmolina Deel-Rovers GAA Club Lotto Jackpot on Saturday night 15th April. The numbers were 1 – 3 – 21 – 24 one ticket matched three numbers David and Michelle Jordan Enniscoe Crossmolina they win €150. The draw took place in Sticks next weeks Jackpot is €3,900. Many thanks for all your support
Community Games Finals.
Good luck to Kilmurray Community Games U 14 quiz team who are representing Mayo in the all-Ireland finals in the National Sports Campus Abbestown Dublin they are Shay Donohoe Aidan Granaghan Mark Gallagher Aoibhe Loftus and Alaoise Mulligan
Sympathy is extended to the families of Willie Costello Cong brother – in – law of Mary Costello Ballina Rd and Celia Mylynckj Nee Davitt sister – in – law of Matt Kilroy Keenaghbeg who died recently. May they rest in peace.
Ladys U 16 League.
McHale/Rovers over came Davitt in scoring a high scoring County Lady’s U16 at Tiernans on Monday of last week final score 6 – 19 to 4 – 3
McHale/Rovers team Ethal Leonard Clodagh Barrett Aoife Deane Caomhe Loftus Annie Gough Caomhe Walsh Amy Murphy Ailish Keane 1 – 0 Grace Murray Dara Moore 0 – 3 Lisa Lavelle 1 – 9 Emly Murray 1 – 4 Meave Walsh Niamh McAndrew 1 – 0 Niamh Maughan 2 – 1 Subs Leona McAndrew Ciara Walsh Marie Moore Alanagh Loftus Curran
The following are results of the Weekly Crossmolina Bridge session in Hineys Thursday night 20th April 1st Nuala Doyle and Maureen Barrett 2nd Breda and John Mulkearns 3rd Mary Daly and Padraic Langan
Crossmolina were unlucky to loose this County U16 League tie at Tiernans Park on Tuesday last. It was tit for tat throughout with the score level on a couple of occasions with Edward Gough grabbing 1 – 3 of his sides total in the opening half James Williams and Adam Langan two points each Stephen Niland bagged 1 – 3 for Davitts and Takechi Kilkenny Niall Treacy points each to leave the home side leading by two points 1 – 7 to 1 – 5 at the break. Davitts were ahead in side two minuets with a goal from Jack Davane Stephen Niland added a point James Williams Adam Langam pointed to tie the score after forty minuets that was as good as it got for the Deel-Siders Two points from Stephen Niland and a goal from Jack Davane gave the visitors a cushion of five points. Three points from Edward Gough were quickly wiped out with another goal from Stephen Niland. Robert Murphy with two further points and one from Conor Caden which flew over the crossbar to leave Davitts winning by two points 4 – 8 to 1 – 15. Crossmolina Team and Scorers John Tolan Vlad Gordetskyy Luke Callaghan Cillian Fergus Patrick McAndrew Lee Carolan Conor Caden 0 – 1 Robert Murphy 0 – 2 Darragh Duffy Adam Langan 0 – 3 Edward Gough 1 – 6 James Williams 0 – 3 James Gill Subs Cillian Gilroy for Cillian Fergus Conor McNulty for Darragh Duffy
The next heat of the Singing Pubs takes place in Hiney's on Sat. May 6th, music by Irishize, if you would like to take part please call 087 3162376, €100 prize on the night, overall prize €1000. Plans are well underway for Festival 2017 and Crossmolina Festival in conjunction with the Ballina Manor Hotel are pleased to announce International recording artist Sharon Shannon And Her Band in concert as part of this year's festival as part of Sharon's Summer Tour. Sharon has previously toured with Bono, Shane McGowan, Willie Nelson, The Waterboys and many more. Tickets will be on sale locally and online from Fri. May 12th.
After another high scoring County U16 League tie in away to Ballinrobe on Friday of last week Crossmolina suffered defeat but not without a great second half come back after being down sixteen points at one stage and finishing up loosing by five points 7 – 11 to 5 – 12. Crossmolina Team and scorers John Tolan Luke Callaghan Sean Hegarty Daniel Howley Thady Connor Lee Carolan Conor Caden 3 – 0 Patrick McAndrew Cillian Fergus Robert Murphy 1 – 7 Edward Gough 1 – 5 James Gill Cillian Gilroy Subs Vlad Gordetskyy for Thady Connor Darragh Duffy for Cillian Gilroy
Congratulation to Stephen Jordan Enniscoe Crossmolina who graduated from the Garda Training College Templemore on Monday last. Stephen will be stationed in Mullingar. He is wished all the best from all his many friend
Crossmolina bowed out of Feile at the semi-final stage against a very strong Davitts Team in Park on Saturday week. The South Mayo side lead by 2 -5 to 0 – 5 With Jack Devane their scorer – in – chief when assisted by the breeze Crossmolina kept in touch with points from Niall Coggins James Williams Diarmuid Walsh and Diarmuid Coggins but a goal before the break gave the Davitts side a comfortable 2 – 6 to 0 – 5 lead Niall Coggins and Eoin Murphy pulled points back but Davitts tacked on two points to leave them winner by 2 – 8 to 0 – 7 Davitts went on to defeat Kilmovee in the Final comfortably and will now represent mayo in the National Finals. Crossmolina team was Conor Howley Jack Loftus Niall Maughan Darragh Deane Brian Hopkins Darragh Syron Brian McKinley Jonathan Murtagh James Williams 0 – 1 Diarmuid Coggins 0 -1 Eoin Murphy 0 – 1 Diarmuid Walsh 0 – 2 Danny McDonald (Capt) Micheal Gill Subs Mark Dermody Alfie Maloney Declan Tolan Eamon Gill Brendan O’Malley
Crossmolina Day Centre
Thank you to all that supported the opening Day of the Crossmolina Day Centre on Tuesday 25th April in Crossmolina Social services. Over 70 people attended and enjoyed music provided by John Cosgrove, Mick Shannon, Padraig Hanahoe, Packie Hefferon, and Sean Gallagher. Singers Fred Finley, Fr Francis Judge, Michael Gallagher, Breege McAndrew, Bridgie Gilroy, recitation/poetry Breda Mulkearns.
Michael Loftus, MCC, offered the Day Centre congratulations and best wishes for the future. The Day Centre committee provided tea, coffee & light refreshments, funded by Crossmolina Community Development and Crossmolina Social Services. Transport was provided by the Crossmolina Community Bus. We liked to thank Sr Finola Keavney, Cathal and Carmel Prior for the beautiful floral arrangements. M.C. for the day was Claudette McLoughlin, Crossmolina Community Development Administrator.
Also in attendance were Public Health Nurses Paula Duggan, Helen Ruttledge, Patricia Gallagher and Dr Eleanor Fitzgerald.
We wish to thank the volunteers who offered their services and contributed to making a very successful and memorable occasion.
The day centre will be held monthly and will comprise of bingo, card playing, music & singing sessions, dance, arts & crafts, and cookery demonstrations.
Badminton News Letter
Due to great interest this year in badminton our underage singles event was extended to an "A" and "B" section and an extra u10 group was also included. This event is run throughout the year and on a round robin basis thus ensuring all our entrants a max of 4 games each this season. Results are as follows:
U 9 Group A winner: Kayleigh Coggins, r-up: Aaron Keane, U 9 Group B winner: Dylan Keane, r-up: Patrick Leonard. U10 Group A winner: Josh Moyles, r-up: Jack O'Reilly.
Group B winner: Esmond Maughan, r-up: Joey Keane. Under 11 Group A winner:
Aaron Coggins, r-up: Sarah Gough, Group B winner: Ronan Walshe, r-up: Ronan Connor. U13 A winner Diarmuid Coggins, r-up: Jack Loftus, B winner: Matthew Williams, r-up Caolan Foggin. U15 winner Darragh Kelly, r-up Jimmy McAndrew, and in the U17A section winner: Edward Gough, r-up James Gill. U 17 "B" winners: Jimmy McAndrew and joint second on 75 points were Adam Langan and Darragh Kelly. A very lively competition in this section, throwing out some surprises with our new members Jimmy and Adam putting on the pressure!! Heartiest congratulations to everyone and a special thank you to all our coaches, Volunteers and parents without whose assistance we could not continue with such success. A little help can go a long way. And we shall see you all after summer early September God willing. Happy hols to all. Rest relax and recuperate after a very busy Year.
The Late Kathleen Deane
The death occurred peacefully on Saturday 15th April of Kathleen Deane nee Gordan late of Kildaree Crossmolina. Her remains reposed at Leonards Funeral home on Sunday evening. With requiem Mass on Monday in the Church of Our Lady Kilmurray burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. Kathleen was predeceased by her son John, husband Jack, is sadly missed by her family, relations, friends, and neighbours. May she rest in peace.
Crossmolina U14 team had a comfortable 3 – 26 to 2 – 3 win over visitors Achill who were short a couple of their stronger players in this county U14 County League tie
Crossmolina Team Conor Howley Liam Connor Brian Hopkins Danny McDonald Darragh Syron 0 – 1 Brian McKinley 0 – 1 Jonathan Murtagh 0 – 1 James Williams 0 – 6 Diarmuid Coggins 0 – 3 Eoin Murphy 0 – 3 Diarmuid Walsh 1 – 8 Niall Coggins 1 – 3 Luke Rowland 1 – 0 Subs Brendan O’Malley Darragh Deane Micheal Gill Daniel Lynch Jack Loftus Alfie Maloney
Kilmurray Card Results.
The following are the results of the Weekly Kilmurray 25 card drive on Thursday night 13th April Best of 20 games 1st Patrick Gilroy and Richard Devers 2nd Ray and Mary McNamara 3rd Martina and Anthony Granahan Raffle 1st Seamie Gallagher 2nd Joe Murphy 3rd Michael Barrett
Feile Football Competition
Crossmolina won their two games in the north section of Feile at Tiernans Park and are through to this weekend’s County Semi-Finals in Parke V Davitts. The following are the results of the North section games
Crossmolina 4 – 8 Ardmoy/McHales 2 – 5
Crossmolina Team Conor Howley Liam Connor Niall Maughan Danny McDonald Darragh Syron 0 – 1 Brian Hopkins Brian McKinley Jonathan Murtagh James Williams 0 – 4 Diarmuid Coggins 0 – 1 Eoin Murphy 2 – 0 Diarmuid Walsh Niall Coggins 2 – 0 Luke Rowland Michael Gill 0 – 1 Subs Brendan O’Malley Darragh Deane Micheal Gill Daniel Lynch 0 – 1 Jack Loftus Alfie Maloney
Crossmolina 4 – 10 Ardnaree 0 – 4
Crossmolina Team Conor Howley Liam Connor Niall Maughan Darragh Deane Darragh Syron Brian Hopkins Brian McKinley Jonathan Murtagh 1 – 1 James Williams 0 – 3 Diarmuid Coggins 1 – 0 Eoin Murphy Diarmuid Walsh 1 – 1 Niall Coggins 0 – 4 Luke Rowland 1 – 0 Danny McDonald 0 – 1 Subs Brendan O’Malley Darragh Deane Micheal Gill Daniel Lynch Jack Loftus Alfie Maloney Mark Dermody Keelan Hegarty
Crossmolina Junior team lost out to neighbours Ballina Stephenites by three points 0 – 10 to 0 – 7 in the County Division 1D League tie in Ballina. The home side had the assistance of the fresh breeze in the opening 30 minuets and lead at the break by 0 – 7 to 0 – 1 with Adrian Kelly the scorer in chief for the Stephenites Thomas McNulty grabbed his sides only first half score. Dean Loftus and Thomas McNulty with four points and sub Michael Gallagher pointed for the visitors but in between Brendan Murray tacked on three points to leave his side comfortable winners in the end
Crossmolina Patrick Loftus Fergal Gill Darren Caden Jason Murphy (Capt) Patrick Loftus Darragh McCormack Martin Connor David O’Malley Gergoil Gill Niall Timoney David Howley Tommy Walsh Kevin Keane Thomas McNulty 0 – 5 Nigal Lynn Subs Pierce Loftus for Martin Connor Noel Hegarty for Fergoil Gill Kevin McHugh for Patrick Loftus Dean Loftus 0 – 1 for Kevin Keane Michael Gallagher 0 – 1 for Tommy Walsh Kieran Haran for Patrick Loftus
Crossmolina team and scorers John Tolan Cillian This county U16 League tie was a game of two halves with home side Islandeady dominating the opening 30 minuets racing into a 3 – 6 to 0 -4 interval lead thanks to goals from Kevin Hennelly and Eoin Morris with Edward Gough kicking Crossmolina’s four points Conor McNulty bagged two goals and Adam Langan one and suddenly Crossmolina were right back in the game with only a point separating the sides by the 50th minuet. Islandeady introduced a couple of subs and they breathed new life and the scores flowed again with David Moran getting the killer score a gaol and Eoin Morris Cailin Joyce Ethan John Barrett tacked on points. Patrick McAndrew pointed and Edward Gough scored a goal from a penalty to leave the final score 4 – 12 to 4 – 7
Gilroy Sean Hegarty Cillian Fergus Luke Callaghan Lee Carolan Patrick McAndrew 0 – 1 Robert Murphy Adam Langan 1 – 0 Edward Gough 1 – 5 James Williams James Gill 0 – 1 Conor McNulty 2 – 0
Died in London
The death occurred peacefully on Monday 10th April of Patsy Hanrahan nee Kearns Norwood, South London and formerly of Carrowkilleen Crossmolina. Funeral is taking place in Norwood on Thursday 4th May. Patsy was predeceased by her husband Michael, is survived by her sons James, Paul and Noel, daughter Lorraine, daughters – In – law, son – in – law, Grandchildren, sisters Mollie Gallagher Shanvolahan, Kathleen Byrne, Aughrim Co Wicklow, nieces, nephews, extended family, many friends and neighbours, May she rest in peace.
Plans are well underway for Festival 2017 and Crossmolina Festival in conjunction with the Ballina Manor Hotel are pleased to announce International recording artist Sharon Shannon And Her Band in concert as part of this year's festival as part of Sharon's Summer Tour. Sharon has previously toured with Bono, Shane McGowan, Willie Nelson, The Waterboys and many more. Tickets will be on sale shortly. Best of luck to the current Nephin Rose, Laura Judge, who is taking part in the Mayo Rose of Tralee Finals next Saturday night.
Sympathy is extended to the Family’s of the following who died recently Peadar Tuffy Ballina Father of Breege Gordon Tubbermore Crossmolina, Loretta Clarke Enniscoe House Crossmolina, Sonny Shevlin Belmullet Father of Breda Ruane Comminch Castlehill, Kathleen Deane nee Gordon Late of Kildaree Crossmolina. May they rest in peace
CROSSMOLINA SINGING PUBS 2017
You are cordially invited to attend the official opening of the Crossmolina Multi Use Games Area (MUGA) which will be performed by Minister Michael Ring, T.D., Minister of State for Regional Economic Development at Abbeytown, Church Street, Crossmolina on Friday, 28th April, 2017 at 2.30pm Funding provided by CLÁR 2016 in conjunction with Mayo County Council.
To view poster click here.
Front Row Left to right; Aaron Coggins, Ronan Walshe, Ronan Connor, Dylan Keane, Michael Lin, Sara Conway, Cian Coggins, Kayleigh Coggins, Roisin Tolan, Isabelle Moyles and Joey Keane. Middle Row Left to right; Jack O'Reilly, Esmond Maughan, Caoimhe Tolan, Ayla O'Malley, Zara Moyles, Josh Moyles, Dylan Rowland, Sarah Gough, James Loftus and Marcus Maughan. Back Row Left to right; Pauline Coggins, Aileen Gough, James Gough, David Collins, Darrragh Kelly, John Valerio, Eva Moyles, Jonathon Verry and Daisy Verry.
Ballina Municipal District Chairman Councillor Michael Loftus Cutting the tape at the official opening of Crossmolina Mens Shed which is situated beside the car park up the Boreen. Also in the picture are from left to right Lenny Derossa, Martin Mulhern,Dara Calleary ,TD Tommy Gallagher and Fr Francis Judge PP.
The Late Philomena Garrett
The death occurred suddenly and peacefully on Friday 7th April of Philomena Garrett Errew Castlehill Ballina. Her remains reposed at Hiney’s Funeral Home on Sunday evening with removal to St Tiernans Church with burial on Monday in Kilmurray Cemetery after requiem Mass. Philomena daughter of the late Mary and John and sister of the late Josie and Anne Tilcock. Deeply mourned by her loving brother Sean, sisters Theresa (McDonnell, Ballyvicmaha), Mary (Pope, Rugby,England), Kathleen (Leonard, Corballa), Veronica (O'Malley, Coventry), Eileen (Shephard, Rugby, England), Rosaleen (Costello, Tarbert, Kerry), brothers – in - law, nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, relatives, neighbours and friends. May she rest in peace
Kilmurray Card Results.
The following are the results of the Weekly Kilmurray 25 card drive on Thursday night 6th April Best of 20 games, 1st Vinnie O’Boyle and Eugene Granahan 2nd Atie Michael Barrett and Frank Leonard, Mark and Kevin Kearns. Raffle 1st Anthony Garanghan 2nd Frank Heffernan 3rd Vincent Crowley. Hampers 1st Mary McNamara and Frank McDonald 2nd Ray and Breege McNamara.
There was no winner of the Crossmolina Deel-Rovers GAA Club Lotto Jackpot on Saturday night 8th April. The numbers were 1 – 9 – 18 – 32 no punter matched three numbers either and six tickets were drawn Sheila Rixon Kinard Crossmolina, Denise Cawley Mullenmore Crossmolina Noel Hegarty Dooleeg Crossmolina Karl and Josephine Fox Knockglass Crossmolina, Declan Hughes Lacken Enniscrone Carmel Kearns Carrowkilleen Crossmolina each win €25. The draw took place in Lynotts Bar. This week’s jackpot is €3,750. Many thanks for your continued support
Congratulation to Michael Cawley Ballyscanlon and Aisling McClune who were married in St Patricks church Donegal. They are wished all the beat of luck from their many friends in Crossmolina. Grainne Gough Netley Rathnamagh and Colm Mitchell Teach An Earra Roscommon who were married in Our Lady of the Assumption Church Ardagh with reception in Diamond Coast Hotel Enniscrone
This fundraiser was a great success raising €2,660. We would like to thank the Businesses, who allowed us to collect in their stores, and all the volunteers who collected and the public who contributed so generously
After a closely contested first half in which one point separated the sides at the break 2 – 5 to 2 – 4 in Favour of Crossmolina against Ballyhanuis at St Tiernans in the County U16 League thanks to goals from James Gill and James Williams Crossmolina dominated the second half and went onto win by 3 – 11 to 2 – 5
John Tolan Cillian Fergus Luke Fergus Sean Hegarty Daniel Howley Thady Connor Lee Carolan Patrick McAndrew Conor Caden 0 – 1 Adam Langan 0 – 3 Robert Murphy Edward Gough 0 – 6 James Williams 1 – 1 James Gill 2 – 0 Niall Coggins
Subs Ethan Connor for James Gill Cillian Gilroy for Robert Murphy James Gill for Sean Hegarty
League Div 1D
After a closely contested opening to this county Div1d League Tie against Knockmore at St Tiernans Park. Crossmolina went on to dominate the remainder of the half with four points from Thomas McNulty and points each from Conor Rowland Joe Keane and Niall Timoney Knocmore had points from Conor Coleman and Shane Farrell to trail by four at the break 0 – 7 to 0 – 3 From the restart the visitors went about wiping out the deficit with a string of points from Niall Gillispie Brian Timlin Conor Coleman Shane Farrell and Mark Rutledge to go into a one point lead after 10 minuets Thomas McNulty quickly tied the score three further points from McNulty in the last twenty minuets kept the Deel-Siders in front Knockmores Brian Timlin replied with two points to leave the final score 0 – 11 to 0 – 10 after a very well contested game played in ideal conditions
Crossmolina Team Ciaran Haran Fergal Gill Darragh McCormack Jason Murphy (Capt) Martin Connor Darren Caden Noel Hegarty Conor Rowland 0 - 1David O’Malley Niall Timoney 0 – 1 David Howley Nigal Lynn Joe Keane 0 – 1 Thomas McNulty 0 – 8 Tommy Walsh . Subs Sean O’Boyle for Noel Hegarty Inj Dean Loftus for Nigal Lynn Pierce Loftus for Martin Connor Patrick Loftus for Fergal Gill Patrick Loftus for Kieran Haran
The following are results for of the Weekly Crossmolina Bridge session in Hineys Thursday night 6th April 1st Ena Boyle and Mary Benson 2nd Mary Corcoran and Padraic Langan 3rd a tie Mary Daly and Mariead Maughan, Breda and John Mulkearns
Votes of Sympathy.
At the Executive meeting of the Crossmolina Deel-Rovers GAA Club on Tuesday night 11th April votes of sympathy were expressed to the families of the following who died recently. Norah Granahan nee Corcoran Gillardstown Collinstown Westmeath, Peter Naughton Newtown Castleconnor brother – in – law of Carmel Kearns Carrowkilleen, Bridie O’Malley nee Dunleavey Church Rd Crossmolina, Michael (Mickie) Brogan Springfield Castlebar formerly of Pulladoohey Crossmolina, Josephine (Josie)Moran Nee Hegarty Abbeytown Crossmolina, Patrick Walsh Childers Heights Ballina Formerly of Keenagh, Ronnie Naylor Childers Heights Ballina, Nora Doran nee Bradshaw Shragaddy Bangor Erris Grannie of Margaret O’Brien Carrowkilleen, Murd O’Boyle Mullenmore St formerly of Mountcormac, Michael Mulhern Ballina Rd Crossmolina, The Burke Family who lost their lives in the Helicopter crash in Wales Kevin, Donald, Barry, Ruth and Sharon who had relations in Kilcummin and cousins of Mary Duffy Abbeytown Crossmolina, the Rescue 116 Helicopter Crew members who lost their liver off the Blacksod Coast Captain Dara Fitzpatrick, Capt Mark Duffy Paul Ormsby and Ciaran Smith, Philomena Garrett Errew Castlehill, Willie Hughes Derryfadda Bofeenaun father of Caroline Jordan Enniscoe, Patsy Hanrahan Nee Kearns Norwood South London formerly of Carrowkilleen sister of Molly Gallagher Shanvolahan and Kathleen Byrne Wicklow. May they rest in peace.
Active Age Over 55’s.
Walking and aerobics for both Women and Men continues each Tuesday in Crossmolina GAA Centre at 12noon. New members always welcome
Kilmurry 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
Crossmolina Bridge Club.
Come and join us and learn a new skill in the friendly relaxed atmosphere of our club. For further details on dates and venue please contact Ena 087 7645972 or Maureen at 087, 9882496
There was no winner of the Crossmolina Deel-Rovers GAA Club Lotto Jackpot on Saturday night 1st April. The numbers were 15 – 22 – 23 – 28 three punters matched three numbers Padraic and Rosien Mullen Knockleggan Crossmolina, John and Denise Cooney Ballina Rd Crossmolina, Teresa Cuffe Fairfield Crossmolina each win €50. The draw took place in O’Malley Bar and Grill The Dolphin. This week’s jackpot is €3,600. Many thanks for your continued support
Congratulation to Jackie McNamara Commauge Castlehill and Michael Cawley Kilmeena who were married in St Tiernans Church Crossmolina with reception in Breffy House Castlebar
McHale/Rovers U16 team had a comfortable win over Hollymount at St Tiernans Park on Monday of last week. The visitors started brightly with a goal from Aoife Gibbons and point from Grace Campbell a string of points from Lisa Lavelle Dara Moore and Emly Murray and two goals in the space of a couple of minuets at the end of the first quarter from Alanagh Loftus Curran and Niamh Maughan had McHale /Rovers leading at the break by 2 – 5 to 1 – 1 Further goals from Lisa Lavelle in the 50th minuet and Sub Kyna O’Malley in the 59th minuet saw the home side winners by 4 – 11 to 1 -4
McHale/Rovers Ethal Leonard Niamh McAndrew Aoife Deane Caomhe Loftus Amy Murphy Niamh Maughan 1 – 1 Clodagh Barrett Ailish Keane Grace Murray Alanagh Loftus Curran 1 – 0 Lisa Lavelle 1 – 4 Emly Murray 0 – 3 Meave Walsh Dara Moore 0 - 3 Marie Moore Subs Ciara Walsh for Marie Moore Caomhe O’Malley for Meave Walsh Meave Walsh for Alanagh Loftus Curran Kyna O’Malley 1 – 0
The following are results for of the Weekly Crossmolina Bridge session in Hineys Thursday night 30th March 1st Mary Garrett and Teresa McNulty 2nd John and Breda Mulkearns3rd Hilary Marsh and Mary Corcoran
Declan Wins Title
Congratulations to Declan Tolan Knockleggan who won the Connacht Boy’s 2 43k title defeating Laurence Ward of the Olympian Boxing Club Galway. Declan now goes forward to all Ireland finals in Dublin this weekend he is wished all the best of luck from all his many friends
Happy Easter from everyone at the Festival. The Annual Duck Race & The Teddy Bears Daft Raft Race takes place on Easter Sunday after 11:30am Mass, lines are available in local shops for the Duck Race and you can Bet On a Bear in the Daft Raft Race on Easter Sunday right after the Duck Race, try to predict how long it will take the bears to reach the finish line, fun for all the family on Easter Sunday. The dates for the 2017 Community Festival 2017 have been set for July 19th - 23rd
Crossmolina U16 team got their County League campaign off to a winning start with a hard earned 5 – 8 to 2 – 12 win over Bonniconlon at St Tiernans Park Crossmolina. Goals win matches and Crossmolina grabbed four in the opening half from Niall Coggins Conor Caden James Gill and Robert Murphy in between Jack Lawrence grabbed 1 – 1 and James Kelly a point Edward Gough with 4 points and Conor Caden one point had the home side in a comfortable 4 – 5 to 1 – 2 in front at the break. Bonniconlon came back inspired by Midfielder Christan Judge who grabbing seven points Anthony Gallagher raised a green flag Edward Gough was Crossmolina’s only scorers in the second half with 1 – 3 further points from Jack Laurence and Mark Conlon reduced the lead to five points after an all action 60 minuets of fast open football Crossmolina Team and scorers John Tolan Vlad Gordetskyy Sean Hegarty Luke Callaghan Cillian Fergus Thady Connor Lee Carolan Conor Caden 1 – 1 Patrick McAndrew Edward Gough 1 – 5 Robert Murphy 1 – 0 Adam Langan 0 – 2 James Williams James Gill 1 – 0 Niall Coggins 1 – 0 Sub Cillian Gilroy for Cillian Fergus
The Late Murd O’Boyle
The death occurred peacefully at the Moyridge Nursing home Ballina on Tuesday 4th April of Murd O’Boyle Mullenmore St Crossmolina and formerly of Mountcormac. His remains reposed at Hineys Funeral home on Wednesday evening with removal to St Tiernans church burial on Thursday in Crossmolina Cemetery after requiem. Murd was predeceased by his wife Anna Nee Butler is survived by his daughters Margaret Keenan Dublin, Jane Benner Dublin, Grainne McDonald Grange Sligo, Sarah O’Boyle Dublin, son’s – in- law, sisters – in – law, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives, extended family friends and neighbours. May he rest in peace
Kilmurray Card Results.
The following are the results of the Weekly Kilmurray 25 card drive on Thursday night 30th March Best of 20 games 1st Breege and Paddy Joe McNamara 2nd Leo and Tom O’Malley Raffle 1st Kevin Murphy 2nd Aidan Crowley 3rd Tom O’Malley
Crossmolina lost out to a better balanced Naomh Padraic side in the County Minor football League at Tom Langan Park on Tuesday last two goals in the opening quarter from Ciaran McDonnell and a string of points Tom Thomas saw the home side into a commanding lead Darren Gill with four points Colm Hegarty one point and a Keelan Hegarty Goal left the half time score 2 – 5 to 1 – 5 with Tom Thomas the scorer in chief after the break notching 1 - 5 McDonnell Dermot Quinn and Cian Egan grabbing points. The visitors continued to eat into the lead with two goals from Patrick Gallagher and a brace of points from Darren Gill and were it not from some heroic defending the final score might closer final score Naomh Padraic 3 – 14 Crossmolina 3 – 7
Crossmolina Team and Scorers Sean Gallagher Ryan Donnellan Shane Howley Eoin McDonnell Robert Murphy Thady Connor Conor Caden Colm Hegarty 0 -1 Niall Maughan Keelan Hegarty 1 – 0 Darren Gill 0 – 6 Lorcan Loftus Patrick Gallagher 2 – 0 Ronan Lavelle Sean Canavan Subs Lee Carolan for Eoin McDonnell Adam Langan for Ronan Lavelle Patrick McAndrew for Robert Murphy
The Late Michael Mulhern
The death occurred peacefully on Wednesday 5th April at Mayo University Hospital Castlebar of Michael Mulhern Ballina Rd Crossmolina. His remains reposed at Hineys Funeral home on Thursday evening with removal to St Tiernans Church Burial on Friday in Crossmolina Cemetery after requiem mass. Michael was predeceased by his wife Anne Nee Rowan is survived by his daughters Annette and Aileen, son Michéal, brothers – in -law, sisters - in - law, daughter – in - law, nephews, nieces, relatives, friends and neighbours. May he rest in peace.
Crossmolina and Naomh Padraic played out a thrilling and exciting contest in this county U14 League tie in Killala on Thursday last with Crossmolina emerging winners in a game that produced thirty four scores final score Crossmolina 6 – 14 to Naomh Padraic 7 – 7
Crossmolina Team and scorers Conor Howley Darragh Deane Marcus Maughan Brendan O’Malley Danny McDonald Brian Hopkins 1 – 1 Brian McKinley James Williams 1 – 3 Jonathan Murtagh 0 – 4 Diarmuid Coggins Eoin Murphy 1 – 3 Diarmuid Walsh 2 – 1 Michael Gill 1 – 0 Luke Rowland 0 – 2 Eamon G ill Subs Daniel Lynch Jack Loftus Alfie Maloney Niall Coggins Conor McGinley
Crossmolina Badminton News
Congratulation to the Mayo Badminton Association on running a very successful Ballina Juvenile Singles event this season. And well done to Ronan Connor Winner Boys "B" singles U 11, Zara Moyles runner up in the Girls u 11 "C" section and Eoin O'Boyle Winner U 13 Singles "B" and Jack Loftus runner up U 13 "B" event. Well done to all our underage players who played so well and did us proud. And special thanks to our coaches John Valerio, Jonathon Verry Pauline Coggins and David Collins. Many hands make light work. Also special congrats to James Gough who won Division 3 Connacht singles event held in Sligo. Our new beginner Jimmy McAndrew got to the semi final "B" section in U15 and also had a shot at the U17's, we have to say most improved newcomer this year and Tiocfaidh an la. Club championships are to be concluded next week so watch this space
Food Works are planning to hold 1:1 Introductory meetings in Galway on the 25th of April with any eligible companies from the region that have registered their interest.
We would greatly appreciate it if you could bring this to the attention of any contacts you think worthwhile that the meetings will be taking place. For any company that it is interested, they should register their interest at https://foodworksireland.ie/
Run by Bord Bia, Enterprise Ireland and Teagasc the programme aims to foster and encourage innovative new product ideas which satisfy a genuine market need while supporting the growth of the Irish food industry on a global scale. To learn more about the Food Works programme register or an introductory meeting click on www.foodworksireland.ie