News 10th February 2017

Kilmurray Card Results. 

The following are the results of the Weekly Kilmurray 25 card drive on Thursday night 2nd February Best of 20 games 1st a tie Tom O’Malley and Leo Ryan, Martina and Anthony Granaghan 2nd a Tie Vincent Crowley and Tom O’Boyle, Patrick Gilroy and Richard Devers, Seamie Gallagher and Kevin Murphy. Raffle 1st Pakie Hefferon 2nd Sean Syron 3rd Pakie Hefferon

 

Badminton Club AGM

Crossmolina Badminton Club is holding its Annual General Meeting in O'Malley's bar on Tuesday 14th February in O’Malley’s bar at 9pm. Meeting will be short followed by a social nite out for all our adult members. So, come along and join the fun. Happy Valentine's everyone, In Badminton speak, love all

Cruise on The Mediterranean

Joe Walshe Tours have teamed up with local man Gerry Higgins and are offering the cruise of a lifetime on a brand new MSC Meraviglia Cruise Ship on the Mediterranean, departing 10th November 2017, this amazing all inclusive package includes bus from mayo to airport and back, transfers from Barcelona airport to the cruise ship and return and all meals, drinks and taxes.

For full details contact Deirdre on 0876893519

 

Bridge Results.

The following are results for of the Weekly Crossmolina Bridge session in Hineys Thursday night 2nd February 1st Mary Daly and Mairead Maughan 2nd Mary Garrett and Teresa McNulty 3rd Mary Benson and Ena Boyle 4th Padraic Langan and Nuala Doyle 

 

Lotto Results.

Their was no winner of the Crossmolina Deel-Rovers GAA Club Lotto Jackpot on Saturday night 4th February. The numbers were 19 – 26 – 29 – 30 three punters matched three numbers Marie and Michael Gallagher Mullenmore Crossmolina, Danno Morrissey 18 Brookfield Ave Maynooth Co Kildare, Kathleen Killeen Co The Deel Medical Centre Crossmolina each win €50. The draw took place in O’Malley’s Bar and Grill. This week’s jackpot is €7,650. Many thanks for all your support

 

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

 

Nephin's Haven - Accommodation Register

Lack of accommodation has been highlighted as an obstacle to attracting greater numbers of tourists to our region. If you have a 'holiday let' i.e. room(s), house, apartment or any suitable accommodation please contact us at Nephin's Haven: Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Phone: 096 30935. 

We will list your details according to your request

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.

 

North Winter League 

Crossmolina Junior team had a comfortable win in the over an in experienced   Knockmore side the this opening round of the north Mayo Winter League at Tiernans Park on Sunday week Crossmolina lead at the break 2 – 7 to 2 – 2 – 4 thanks to goals from David O’Malley and Dean Loftus in the second half Crossmolina ran out winners by 5 – 14 to 2 – 7 

Crossmolina Patrick Loftus Barry Murphy Darragh McCormack Jason Murphy Gergoil Gill Fergal Gill Sean O’Boyle Martin McAndrew 0 – 1 Mickie Loftus 0 – 2 Niall Timoney 0 – 1 Nigal Caden 0 – 2 Dean Loftus 3 – 1 Liam Donohoe 0 – 2 David O’Malley 1 – 0 Tommy Walsh 0 – 3 Subs Shane McKinley 1 – 2 for David O’Malley Conor Rowland for Barry Murphy Thomas McNulty for Fergal Gill Noel Hegarty for Mickie Loftus

 

Championship Draws 

Mayo Senior Intermediate and Junior Championships were made on Wednesday night last. In the senior Championship Crossmolina were drawn at home to County Champions Castlebar Mitchels in the first round away to Ballina Stephenites in the second round and play Ballinrobe at a neutral venue in the third round. In Junior Championship Crossmolina are away to Kilmeena in the first round at home to Charlestown Sarsfields in the second round and play Ballina Stephenites at a neutral venue in third round  

 

Festival Of Lights

Crossmolina St. Patrick’s ‘Festival Of Lights’ Weekend 2017 Thank you to everyone who came along to our St. Patrick’s Light Parade information night on the 02.02.2017. It was a huge success and the support is greatly appreciated.

PLEASE NOTE: that due to lots of interest in the light parade and restrictions on road closure times, we have a closing date fixed for entries to the St. Patrick’s Light Parade. Closing date for entries is Friday, the 17th of February 2017 – Please contact Sheila 0879120680/Anthony 0876664818 or alternatively please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to register.

Outdoor AED

Cllr Michael Loftus welcomes installation of the first of it two outdoor AED at the Crossmolina Library. Thanks to the Community/ Firebridage car wash, two AED were purchased by Crossmolina Community Development Council for the town. A course on the use of the AED is been run in the Crossmolina Town Hall on the 26th of February at 2pm by Mayo Civil Defence, so 40 people have signed up.

For more information contact John Duffy at 087 9583240.

Thanks to the Men Shed Crossmolina for erecting the AED and PJ Hughes for taking the photo. Back Row. Cllr Michael Loftus, Martin Mulheim, Men Shed, Fireman Michael Murphy, Tommy Gallagher, Men Shed, Fireman Vincent Maughan, John Duffy, Manager Crossmolina Enterprise Centre. Front Row. Brendan Moyles, Chairman Crossmolina Community Development Council, Fireman Brendan Mc Andrew, Anthony Mc Hale, Fireman Patrick Munnelly.

Festival of Lights Committee

Crossmolina St Patricks Day Festival of Lights committee pictured in Sticks Bar on From left to right Seamus Jordan Anthony McHale, Vickie Moore, John Cooney, Dara Calleary, Michael Leonard, Michael Loftus, Noel Tierney, Robert Padden, Michael Lynn, Patrick Rochford, Trish Cawley and Martin Lynn.

Crossmolina Badminton Club

Members of Crossmolina Badminton Club who took part in the Mayo Championships in Ballina. Back row from left to right David Collins, Marcus Maughan, Aileen Gough, Jimmy McAndrew, Jonathan Verry. Front row from left to right Sara Conway, Esmond Maughan, Zara Moyles Runner-up U11 Division C Mayo Championship, Ronan Connor Runner-up U11 C Division Mayo Championship, Sara Gough, Josh Moyle and James Loftus. Absent from picture are Liam Clancy and Jack Loftus.

News 3rd February 2017

 

The Late Mary Teresa Gallagher

The death occurred peacefully on Wednesday 25th January of Mary Teresa Munnelly nee Gallagher, Farramorgan Ballina formerly of Dooleeg Crossmolina at her son Muredach’s residence in Meelick Portlaoise. Her remains reposed at her residence with removal to McGowans Funeral Home Ballina with later removal to St Muredach’s Cathedral with burial on Sunday in Leigue Cemetery after requiem mass. Mary Teresa was predeceased by her husband Paddy is survived by her sons Muredach  (Portlaoise), P.J. (Athlone), daughters Marian Mulkerrin (Dublin), Geraldine Molloy (Celbridge) and Joan Parker (Glasson) daughters – in – law, sons – in – law, grandchildren, sister Margaret UK, sisters – in – law, brother – in – law, nephews, nieces, relations, extended family, friends and neighbour’s. May she rest in peace.

 

Bridge Results

The following are results for of the Weekly Crossmolina Bridge session in Hineys Thursday night 26th January 1st Mary Garrett and Teresa McNulty 2nd Mary Daly and Mariead Maughan 3rd Breeda and John Milkearns 4th Mary Benson and Ena Boyle

 

Kilmurray Card Results

The following are the results of the Weekly Kilmurray 25 card drive on Thursday night 26th January Best of 20 games 1st Jimmy Caden and Martin Garrett, Paddy Kelly and Padraic Timlin 2nd a tie Leo Ryan and Tom O’Malley, Michael Barrett and Frank Leonard Breege and Paddy Joe McNamara. Raffle 1st Vincent Crowley 2nd Sean Syron 3rd Michael Barrett. Hampers 1st Mary McNamara and Breege McNamara 2nd Paddy. Joe McNamara and Paddy Joe McNamara 

 

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

 

 

GAA National Club Draw 2017

The GAA through Croke Park have launched their Annual Club Draw for 2017. The National Club Draw with super prizes ranging from Opel Corsa Car to All Ireland Packages for both Hurling and football  with 14 prizes in total. Tickets cost €10 are available from any Crossmolina Club executive officer

 

Kilmurray AGM

The Annual General Meeting of Kilmurray sports and Social Centre in on to tomorrow night 7th February at 9pm in the Community centre

 

Drama News

Crossmolina Drama Group will be staging their Annual play this year on Friday 17th Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th February in the Parish Hall. A night of side-splitting laughter and great craic guaranteed for all. More information to follow

 

 

Lotto Results

Their was no winner of the Crossmolina Deel-Rovers GAA Club Lotto Jackpot on Saturday night 28thJanuary.The numbers were 1 – 8 – 10 – 30 three punters matched three numbers Marie and Mickey O’Donnell 36 Deerpark Crossmolina, Pauline Dunne Bofeenaun Ballina, Lochlan Gilmartin 17 Abbeyview Crossmolina Each win €50. The Draw tool place in O’Malley’s Bar and Grill. This weeks Jackpot is €7,500. Many thanks for all your support

 

Kilmurray Youths Soccer AGM

The Annual General Meeting of Kilmurry Youths Soccer Club will take place on Friday next 10th Feb at 8 pm in Kilmurry Centre. Parents of children who will be playing this year are especially invited to attend.

 

The Late Richard F. Winters

The death occurred peacefully on Sunday 29th January at Corrandulla Nursing Home  of Richard F.Winters Muingerran Garranard P.O.Moygownagh. His remains reposed at Hiney’s Funeral Home on Wednesday evening with removal to St Cormac’s Church Moygownagh with burial on Thursday after requiem mass in Moygownagh Old Cemetery. Richard was predeceased by his sisters Mary, Evelyn Kearns Carrowkilleen, brothers Tony and Michael, is survived by his family Sean -Ballina, Anne Hegarty -Glencarly, Pearse - Philadelphia, Pauline Scollard -USA, Una Geraghty -USA, Sheila O'Malley -Shrataggla, brothers in law, sisters in law, nephews, nieces, relatives, friends and Neighbours. May he rest in peace

 

 

Kilmurray Social

On this coming Sunday evening 12th February 2017 in Kilmurray Community centre with Music by Sweeney’s Mc’s  commencing at 7pm admission €5. Come along meet and greet your friends. Refreshments served all are welcome

 

Golf News

Crossmolina Golf Society First outing is on Saturday 18th February in Belmullet. New members are welcome. Contact Mick Herr 086.8223830

 

Died in Leeds

The death occurred recently of Teresa Hardcastle nee Callaghan in Leeds and formerly of Knockbrack Castlehill Ballina. Burial took place in Leeds. Teresa is survived by her husband George, sons Shaun and Michael, daughters Susanne, Geraldine and Margaret,  daughters – in – law, sons – in - law grandchildren, sister Veronica McDonnell Kinard Crossmolina, Betty Moran Swinford and Ellie Tyrell London, nieces, nephews, relations, extended family, friends and neighbours. May she rest in peace

 

News for week 27th January

Lotto Results.

 

There was no winner of the Crossmolina Deel-Rovers GAA Club Lotto Jackpot on Saturday night 7th January. The numbers were 6 – 8 – 20 – 29 three punters matched three numbers Aidan O’Donnell Milltown Dublin, Darren Flanagan Bengeary Crossmolina, The Hughes Family Carrowkilleen Upper Crossmolina each win €50. The draw took place in Rakestreet. This week’s jackpot is €7,350. Many thanks for all your support

Ireland's First St.Patrick's Lights Parade

 

The Lights Parade in Crossmolina on March 17th at 7:30pm will be the first of its kind in Ireland and there will be an information evening on Thurs. Feb. 2nd at 8pm in Sticks Bar (Upstairs) where the committee will be on hand to answer all your queries and have details on lights and props available. We would like everyone to come along especially those from community, volunteer & sporting groups, businesses & parents of children from local schools taking part. Any queries please call 087 9120680, 087 6664818 or 085 7459429.

Mediterranean  Cruise

Joe Walsh Tours have teamed up with local man Gerry Higgins and they are offering a cruise of a lifetime on the Mediterranean later this year. Come along to information evening in Ballina Manor Hotel on Wednesday evening 1st of February @ 8pm and learn all about cruising and our wonderful holiday offer. See Western People for more details.

Died in England.

The death occurred on Saturday 31st December of Maureen Rowland nee Browne St Albans London  formerly of Erris St and St Marys Park Crossmolina. Burial took place in St Albans. Maureen  was pre deceased by her son Peter and is survived by her husband John formerly of Castlehill, brother of the late Mick, daughters Geraldine and Sharon, Sons John and Kevin, son – in – law, daughters – in – law, grandchildren, nephews, nieces, relations, friends and neighbours. May she rest in peace.

 

Kilmurray Card Results.

The following are the results of the Weekly Kilmurray 25 card drive on Thursday night 21st   January Best of 20 games 1st Martina and Anthony Granaghan 2nd Paddy. Joe and Breege McNamara, 3rd a tie Pakie Hefferon and Evelyn Crowley, Ray and Mary McNamara. Raffle 1st Anthony Granaghan 2nd Seamie Gallagher 3rd Martin Garrett.

 

Pioneer Dance.

Mid-Killala Regional Pioneer Dinner Dance will be held in Hiney's Upper Deck on Friday 10th of February. Music by Michael S Togher. Any person who would like to get their gold or silver pins on the night can do so, by ordering a week before hand. Tickets can be got from Maeve Tierney Crossmolina, Mary Granaghan Keenagh, T P Loftus Killmuarry. Tickets €25 each

 

Badminton News

Crossmolina Badminton club players had a great outing in the Mayo County U11 and U15 Championships in Ballina recently. Zara Moyles and Ronan Connor were runner-up in the U11C Division. Well done to all the other players who did so well   

 

Bridge Results.

The following are results for of the Weekly Crossmolina Bridge session in Hineys Thursday night 19th January. 1st Mary Garrett and Teresa McNulty 2nd Nuala Doyle and Maureen Barrett 3rd Mairead Maughan and Mary Daly 4th John and Breda Mulkearns

 

The Late Mary Connor

The death occurred peacefully at her residence on Sunday 22nd January of Mary Connor Fotish Crossmolina. Her remains were removed to St Tiernans Church on Tuesday evening with burial on Wednesday in Crossmolina Cemetery after requiem mass. Mary is survived by her sister Annie Redditch England, niece Maureen Dungannon  Co Tyrone, grandnephew, relations and friends. May she 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

  

Engine and Tractor club Dance

The Annual Mayo North Old Engine and Tractor Club Dinner Dance is on in Hiney’s Upper Deck on Saturday 11th February. There will be music, dancing, spot prizes and a raffle. Meal served at 8 – 30. Call or text 087.6709734

Bord Na Nog News

A well attended  Crossmolina Deel-Rovers Bord Na Nog Annual General meeting took place in Sports centre on Sunday week with the following officers elected Chairman Enda Lavelle Vice Chairman Jarlath Fergus Secretary Julie Loftus Assistant Secretary Aine McGuinness. Coaching Officers Michael Hegarty Colm Reilly, Liam Moffatt and Enda Lavelle

 

Tyrone Guthrie Award

Congratulation to scriptwriter Jennifer Davidson Cabragh House Castlehill who is the recipient of the inaugural Film Mayo Tyrone Guthrie Bursary award. The Bursary was open to filmmakers born in Mayo to enable them to spend two weeks at the Tyrone Guthrie Centre at Annaghmakerring Co Monaghan. Jennifer is a regular writer for RTE’s Drama series Fair City

 

The Wizard of Croz

Crossmolina Pantomime Group’s production of THE WIZARD OF CROZ:

Back row (l-r) Marian Howley (Witch of the South), Anne Shelley (Witch of the North), Angela Clifford (Witch of the West), Aishling Tolan (Scarecrow), Dessie Moyles (Tin Man), Eamon Clifford (Lion), Maureen Timlin (Director), Shane O’Boyle (Prince), Barbara Hopkins (Princess Margarette), Amanda Goonan (Dorothy), Fr. Francis Judge (Wizard) and Eamon Moore (Auntie Em).

Middle row (l-r) Laila Hopkins (Toto 1), Polly Lynott (Toto 2), Peter Hefferon (Chamberlain), and Kyle Hopkins (Gatekeeper).

Munchkins: Front row (l-r) Aoibhe Loftus, Saoirse O’Boyle, Marcus Maughan, Daisy Verry and Lainey Jordan Flynn; Dancers (from Danceworld, led by Cora Duffy): Middle row (l-r) Emma Walsh, Lily Hegarty, Louise Foody and Catherine Rogan; front row (l-r) Cliodhna Rogan, Aofaine Maughan, Kathly Langan and Lucy Lavin.

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Lotto Results

There was no winner of the Crossmolina Deel-Rovers GAA Club Lotto jackpot on Saturday night 14th January. The numbers drawn were 2 – 3 – 27 – 31 no punter matched three numbers either and six tickets were drawn. Padraig Cawley Tintean, Castlehill.  Gerard Jordan St Mary’s Park, Crossmolin. Jim Timoney Fotish, Crossmolina. Caroline Maloney Ballybinogue, Castlehill. Enda and Jacinta Lavelle Church View Crossmolina,  Emma Carolan Doonaroya, Castlehill. They each win €25. The draw took place in Moffatts. This weeks jackpot is €7,200. Many thanks for your continued support 

 

GAA National Club Draw 2017

The GAA Through Croke Park have launched their Annual Club Draw for 2017. The National Club Draw with super prizes ranging from Opel Corsa Car to All Ireland Packages for both Hurling and football  with 14 prizes in total. Tickets cost €10 are available from any Crossmolina Club executive officer.

 

Kilmurray Card Results

The following are the results of the Weekly Kilmurray 25 card drive on Thursday night 12th January. Best of 20 games 1st P.J. and Breege McNamara, 2nd A tie Leo Ryan and Tom O’Malley, Jimmy Caden and Martin Garrett. Raffle 1st Sean Syron 2nd Evelyn Crowley 3rd Tom O’Malley. Hampers 1st Anthony Granaghan  and Johnny Orme 2nd Patrick Gilroy and Evelyn Crowley

 

Recycling News

The Recycling Facility for small electrical good situated at the Enterprise Centre is temporarily closed. Please do not leave items into the Enterprise  centre yard until further notice 

 

The Late Bridget Curran

The death occurred peacefully on Thursday 12th January at her residence of Bridget Curran nee Cosgrove Ballymachola Crossmolina. Her remains reposed at  Hineys Funeral Home on Saturday evening with removal to the church of the Holy Rosary Cooneal burial on Sunday in Lisheen Cemetery after requiem Mass. Bridget was predeceased by her husband Martin is survived by her daughters Maureen Ballymachola, Carmel Flynn Dublin, Virginia McCafferty Ballina, Patricia O’Boyle Ballymachola, Beatrice O’Boyle Toereen Crossmolina,  sons – in – law, brothers Frank Leeds, Michael Knockfree, sister Sarah Lynott Rosserk Killala, Mary Ruane Wigan,  sisters-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nephews, nieces, relatives, friends and neighbours. May she rest in peace

 

AGS Thank You

Crossmolina Deelrovers would like to Thank Anthony Gill of AGS Scaffolding for his sponsorship and support over the last nine years, we wish him the very best of luck in the future. Anyone that expresses and interest in becoming the main sponsor of Crossmolina Deelrovers GAA please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or contact any club official.

 

Drama News

Crossmolina Drama Group will be staging their Annual play this year on Friday 17th Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th February in the Parish Hall. A night of side-splitting laughter and great craic guaranteed for all. More information to follow

 

Golf News

The A. G. M. of the Crossmolina Golf Soceity was held recently the following officers were elected for the coming year Captain Seamus Jordan, Secretary Michael Herr, Treasurer David Jordan, Handicap Secretary Nicky Jennings. First outing is on February 18th in Belmullet and then Ballyhaunis on 11th March. New members very welcome contact the Secretary at 086 8223830 or any me

 

The Late Tony Keane

The death occurred peacefully on Tuesday 17th January at Mayo University Hospital of Tony Keane Lowvally Crossmolina. His remains reposed at Lynn’s Funeral Home Killala on Wednesday evening with removal to the church of the Holy Rosary, Cooneal  burial on Thursday in Lisheen Cemetery after requiem mass Tony was predeceased by his wife Liz is survived his loving Family ; Geraldine ( Lynott, Kilucan ), Sean, ( Crossmolina ), Anthony ( Cloona ), Breda ( Gallagher, Dooleeg ), Pauline, ( Lowvalley ), Padraig, ( Lowvalley ), Siobhan ( Kilrehill, Templeboy ), and Bernie, ( Ryan, Lowvalley ); his grandchildren, his sister Sr Barbara, ( Little Order of Mary Dublin) sister in law, brothers in law, sons in law, daughters – in – law. nephews, niece, relatives, friends and neighbours. May he rest in peace.

 

News

 

Pioneer Dance

Mid-Killala Regional Pioneer Dinner Dance will be held in Hiney's Upper Deck on Friday 10th of February. Music by Michael S Toger. Any person who would like to get their gold or silver pins on the night can do so, by ordering a week before hand. Tickets can be got from Maeve Tierney Crossmolina, Mary Granaghan Keenagh, T P Loftus Killmuarry. Tickets €25 each

 

Votes of Sympathy 

At the Executive meeting of the Crossmolina Deel-Rovers G A A  Club on Tuesday night 10th January votes of sympathy were expressed to the family’s of the following who died recently. Vincent Herbert formerly of Rathnamagh, Phelin O’Hagon Esker Co Tyrone brother of Rita Fox Tubbermore Crossmolina, Noreen Loftus nee Lavin The Old Post office Crossmolina, Fr Leo Morohan Main St Louisurgh, Sean McManamon Emerson Avenue Salthill Galway, Margaret Kane nee Prior Belturbet Co Cavan sister of Cathal Moneymore, Paddy Naughton Foxford brother of Frank Enniscoe, Ann Gilroy 10 Abbeytown Crossmolina, James Hogan 4 Mullenmore Crossmolina, Darren Gibbons Galway, Foxford and Castlegar Claremorris son of the late Marian Haran Coolturk, John Murray Shramore Newport, Tommy Campbell Shepardsbush London and formerly of Townagh Bellacorick, Philomena Cronin nee O’Flaherty Ballina St Crossmolina, Maureen Judge Nee McAndrew Erris St Crossmolina and formerly of Derryhillagh Castlehill, Evelyn Kearns nee Winters Carrowkilleen Upper Crossmolina. 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

 

The Late Evelyn Kearns.

The death occurred peacefully on Friday 6th January at her residence of Evelyn Kearns nee Winters Carrowkilleen Upper Crossmolina. Her remains reposed at Hiney’s Funeral Home on Saturday evening. Removal from her residence on Sunday morning for requiem mass in St Tiernans Church with burial afterwards  in Crossmolina Cemetery. Evelyn was predeceased by her husband Johnny, is survived by her sons Brendan Craughwell Galway, Joseph Oranmore Galway, John Carrowkilleen, daughters Mary Clare Owens Celbridge Co Kildare, Noreen Howley  Erris St Crossmolina, Helena Carrowkilleen, grandchildren, brothers, Richie Tuam, Pierce Philadelphia USA, Sean Ballina,Sisters, Pauline Scollard  and Una Geraghty Both Chicago, Sheila O’Malley Porturlin, Ann Hegarty Belderg, sisters – in – law, brothers – in – law, nephews, nieces, relatives, extended family, friends and neighbours, May she rest in peace.