News - Fri 31st March 2017

The Late Josephine Moran 

The death occurred peacefully at Mayo University Hospital Castlebar on Saturday 25th March of Josephine (Josie) Moran Abbeytown Crossmolina. Her remains reposed at Hineys Funeral Home on Tuesday evening with removal to St Tiernans Church. Requiem mass on Wednesday with burial afterwards in Kilmurray Cemetery. Josephine was pre-deceased by her husband Dominic, daughter Margaret Gardiner Rathnamagh, is survived by her Son Michael Kinlough Leitrim, Daughters Ann Goodwin Ballina, Gerldine Boland Coventry, Patricia Cawley Rakestreet, sister Margaret Flannery Beltra Castlebar, brother Padraic Coventry, grandchildren, great grandchildren, sons - in - law, nephews, nieces, relatives, friends and neighbours. May she rest in peace. 

 

GAA News 

Crossmolina Senior Football team have been drawn against Ardnaree in Sean Duffy Park in the Sweeney Cup 1st round and are at home to Belmullet in round 2. In the North Mayo Junior Championship Crossmolina are at home to Killala in the preliminary round and the winners are away to Ballycroy in the Quarter finals 

 

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

 

U16 League

Crossmolina U16 team suffered a five points defeat against Ardmoy/McHales in the opening round of the County League at Fr Michael Gilroy Park on Tuesday evening last goals early in both halves from Patrick Kelly set the hosts on their way to a comfortable win Adam Langan kept the Deel-Siders score board ticking over and John Tolan was called on to make at least four goal bound saves. Final score 2 – 9 to 0 – 10    

Crossmolina team and scorers John Tolan Vlad Gordstskyy Sean Hegarty Cillian Fergus, Luke Callaghan Lee Carolan Conor Caden 0 – 2 Patrick McAndrew Adam Langan 0 – 6 Thady Connor Edward Gough 0 – 1 Robert Murphy 0 – 1 James Gill Subs Darragh Duffy for James Gill Cillian Gilroy for Vlad Gordstskyy Conor McNulty for Edward Gough Edward Gough for Adam Langan Inj

 

Kilmurray Social.

On this coming Sunday evening 9th April  in Kilmurray Community centre with Music by Sean Brennan commencing at 7pm admission €5. Come along meet and greet your friends. Refreshments served all are welcome

 

Festival News

Singing Pubs 2017 kicks off on next Friday night in Christy's Bar, music by Michael S. Togher, if you would like to take part please call 087 316 2376 or 087 4176291. Each heat winner this year will receive €100 with the overall winner receiving €1000 plus an opportunity to record some songs in the David Dwane Recording Studio. 

 

Bridge Results.

The following are results for of the Weekly Crossmolina Bridge session in Hineys Thursday night16th March 1st Ena Boyle and Maureen Barrett 2nd Nuala Doyle and Mary Daly 3rd Mairead Maughan and Teresa McNulty 4th Rita Fox and Hilary Marsh. Thursday 23rd March 1st Breda and John Mulkearns 2nd Mary Garrett and Teresa McNulty 3rd Maureen Barrett and Nuala Doyle 4th Anna Tolan and Hilary Marsh

 

The Late Patrick Walsh

The death occurred peacefully on Monday 27th March at St Augustine Nursing Home Ballina of Patrick Walsh Childers Heights Ballina and formerly of Keenagh. His remains reposed at McGowans Funeral home Ballina on Wednesday evening with removal to St Patricks Church Ballina funeral mass on Thursday with burial afterwards in Kilmurray cemetery. Patrick is survived by his wife Ann, sons P.J. and Declan, daughters Susan, Mary and Patricia, brothers Mikie, Mattie, John Josie, Bernard, and Anthony, sisters Mary Bridget Judge Killasser Swinford and Annie Teresa Naughton Letterbrick Keenagh, grandchildren Lauren, Joshua, Nathan, Liya and Taylor, nieces, nephews, relations, extended family friends and neighbours. May he rest in peace .

 

Lotto Results

There was no winner of the Crossmolina Deel-Rovers GAA Club Lotto Jackpot on Saturday night 25th March. The numbers were 3 – 7 – 14 – 29 six punters matched three number Vincent and Evelyn Crowley Moylaw Crossmolina, Margaret Cawley Ballyscanlon Crossmolina, Eamon Grehan St Marys Park Crossmolina Patrick Hopkins Eskeragh Crossmolina Aidan Crowley Moylaw Crossmolina. Michelle Garvin C/o Eamon Grehan St Marys Park each wins €25. The Draw took place in Cawleys of Rakestreet. This week’s jackpot is €3,450. Many thanks for all your support 

 

Crossmolina Shed Opening

Crossmolina men's shed will have their official opening at the Boreen beside car park on Friday 7th April at 7 pm. All are welcome but due to insurance restrictions children are not allowed on premises. Light refreshments will be served. Support would be appreciated

 

Kilmurray Card Results. 

The following are the results of the Weekly Kilmurray 25 card drive on Thursday night 23rd March  Best of 20 games 1st A three way tie Vincent Crowley and Tom O’Boyle, Mary and Ray McNamara, Eugene Granaghan and Vinnie O’Boyle 2nd A tie Joe Murphy and Aidan Crowley, Leo Ryan and Tom O’Malley. Raffle 1st Martina Granaghan 2nd Tom O’Boyle 3rd Vinnie O’Boyle

 

U14 League 

This was a very entertaining County U14 League tie between Crossmolina and Kilmeena at St Tiernans Park on Thursday of last week with the sides evenly matched  in the opening 20 minuets only two points separated the sides until Gaols from Diarmuid Coggins and Jonathan Murtagh gave the Deel-Siders a 2 – 10 to 1 – 3 advantage Kilmeena came back after the break with two quick goals from Ben Lennon and Ciaran Kilcoyne that was as good as it got for the visitors a string of goals from Luke Rowland James Williams and Daniel Lynch and Kilmeena’s Evan O’Donnell did grab a consolation goal  to leave Crossmolina comfortable winner by  7 – 12 to 4 - 8

Crossmolina team and scorers Conor McGinley Liam Connor Marcus Maughan Darragh Deane Danny McDonald Darragh Syron Brian McKinley James Williams 2 – 1 Jonathan Murtagh 1 – 2 Diarmuid Coggins 1 – 2 Eoin Murphy 0 – 1 Diarmuid Walsh 0 – 1 Michael Gill Luke Rowland 1 – 2 Niall Coggins 0 – 3 Subs Daniel Lynch 2 – 0 for Luke Rowland Alfie Maloney for Liam Connor Patrick Carden for Danny McDonald Mark Dermody for Niall Coggins Keelan Hegarty for James Williams Conor Howley for Diarmuid Coggins Brendan O’Malley  Jack Loftus Eamon Gill 

 

St Patricks Senior Light Parade Award

John Cooney Chairman of Crossmolina St Patricks Lights Festival presenting Mary Jordan of Crossmolina Creative Flower and Arts Group with St Patricks senior light parade award also in the picture are Gerard Heffernan, Carmel Prior, Sr Finuala Keavney, Cathal Prior,Teresa Moyles, Ann Heffernan.

News - Fri 24th March 2017

Lotto Results.

Their was no winner of the Crossmolina Deel-Rovers GAA Club Lotto Jackpot on Saturday night 18th March The numbers were 6 – 8 – 19 – 31 three punters matched three numbers Kathleen Walshe Enniscoe Castlehill Ballina, Marie Gallagher Mullenmore Crossmolina, Padraic and Sheila Lavelle Letterbrick Keenagh Ballina each win €50. The draw took place in The Thatch Inn. This week’s jackpot is €3,300. Many thanks for all your support

 

Eskeragh Confirmation 

Congratulations to the 24 pupils from Richmond NS, Scoil Neifinn and Killocraun NS’s who were confirmed by Bishop John Fleming on Saturday week in the Church of Our Lady of Mercy Eskeragh 

Kayla Padden, Seamus McDermott, Calum Knott, Oisin Walsh, Alaoise Mulligan, Jake Rixon, Jessica Kearns, Jade Heffernan, Aoife Mulligan, Kyle Gallagher, Aidan Granaghan, Oliver Seck, Bronwyn McAndrew, Mark Dermody, Simon Dermody, Chloe Maloney, Mark Gallagher, Alisha Hughes, Aoibhe Loftus, Brian Hopkins, Max O’Boyle, Dylan McNeely, Dylan Moran, Grace Loftus.

 

The late Bridie O’Malley 

The death occurred peacefully at her residence on Monday 20th March of Bridie O’Malley nee Dunleavy Church Rd Crossmolina. Her remains reposed at her residence and at Hiney’s Funeral home on Wednesday evening with removal to St Tiernans Church. With Burial on Thursday in Crossmolina Cemetery after Requiem Mass. Bridie is survived by her husband Pat, daughters Mary T, Bernadette, Joan, Aedamair, Anne, Sisters Maggie Annie, Josie, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, grandchildren, sons-in-law, nieces, nephews, relations, extended family, friends and neighbours. May she rest in peace

 

Festival News

Thank you to everyone that was involved in the St. Patrick's Light Parade and making it the success it was especially given the adverse weather conditions, from those that took part and made an effort which was beyond everybody's expectations to create a memorable parade, and also all of the stewards, all who helped with lights, staging, traffic etc. The "Singing Pubs 2017" starts on Friday April 7th with the first heat in Christy's, this year there will be €100 for the winner of each heat and €1000 plus recording opportunities for the overall winner, if you would like to take part or have any queries please call Vicky 087 31623676, John 087 4176291 or Michael 085 7459429, full details on Crossmolina Festival Facebook Page.

 

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

 

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

 

The Late Michael Brogan 

The death occurred peacefully on Sunday 19th March at Mayo University Hospital Castlebar after brief illness of Michael (Mickie) Brogan Springfield Castlebar. His remains reposed at Caody’s Funeral Home Castlebar on Tuesday evening with removal to St Tiernans Church Crossmolina with burial on Wednesday in Crossmolina Cemetery after requiem mass. Michael was in his ninety ninetieth year was pre-deceased by his wife Maud (nee Gallagher), deeply mourned by his loving nephews, nieces, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, relatives and friends. May he rest in peace 

 

 

Died in Westmeath 

The death has occurred peacefully and suddenly on Thursday, March 16th of Norah Granahan (née Corcoran), Gillardstown, Collinstown, Co. Westmeath, and late of Keenagh Beg and Coolnabinna, Boughadoon, Ballina, Co. Mayo; Her remains reposed at Midland Regional Hospital Mortuary, Mullingar on Saturday evening with removal to St Marys Church Collinstown funeral mass on Sunday with burial afterwards in Whitehall Cemetery. Norah was predeceased by her husband J.P. is survived by her family Vincent, Claire, Brendan, Sean, Peter, Colette and Barbara.  sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, sisters Ann O'Flaherty Islandeady and Breege Mannion Ballyheane Castlebar, brother-in-law Tommie, nieces, nephews, 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 16th March Best of 20 games Tom O’Malley and Paddy Kelly 2nd Breege and Paddy. Joe McNamara 3rd A tie Mary and Ray McNamara, Anthony and Martina Granaghan, Raffle 1st Breege McNamara 2nd Evelyn Crowley 3rd Sean Syron. Hampers 1st Anthony Granaghan and Frank Heffernon 2nd Vincent Crowley and Breege McNamara

 

Lotto Jackpot Winner

Caroline Jordan Crossmolina Lotto Committee presenting Joanne Reilly Ballyknock Bofeenaun with her Lotto Jackpot winning Cheque for €8,100 when she matched four numbers on her entry on line with  Smart Lotto. Also in the picture are Eamon Howley Club Chairman, Seamue Jordan Lotto committee and Jonathan Kilbane.

Community Services Programme - Wed 22nd March 2017

Under the Community Services programme, Crossmolina Community Development provides a range of Services for Seniors and others within the Community.

We are currently drawing up the Spring /Summer work programme.

 The range of services provided is as follows:

 Painting outside and inside of houses , Maintaining gardens for Seniors-Lawns, hedges, tree trimming ,Replacing light bulbs, alarm batteries etc.

There is a small per hour charge for this service.

If you or someone you know in the Community wish to find out more please contact 096 30934/096 30935.

 

News - Thursday 16th March 2017

Crossmolina Drama Group perform “Mother Knows Best” again - Tribute to the late James Hogan

After three complete sell-out performances in Crossmolina Town Hall with indeed a number of people not being able to gain entry Crossmolina Drama Group are pleased to announce that they are now gearing up for one final performance of Jimmy Keary’s hilarious comedy “Mother Knows Best” which will take place on this Sunday 26th  March at 8pm. This performance will be staged as a tribute to the late James Hogan who was a member of the group and who died suddenly on the 31st of December last. Proceeds from this performance will go towards the purchase of a Defibrillator for Crossmolina Town, fitting tribute to a man who was at the heart of every community endeavour. 

If you were disappointed to miss our last performances or want to support this worthy cause we look forward to seeing you there – Crossmolina Parish Hall on Sunday 26th  March at 8pm.

 

News - Fri 17th March 2017

Lotto Results.

Their was no winner of the Crossmolina Deel-Rovers GAA Club Lotto Jackpot on Saturday night 11th March The numbers were 1 – 5 – 14 – 24 One match three numbers Gemma Dermody Killocraun Castlehill Ballina she wins €150. The draw took place in Maughans. This week’s jackpot is €3,150. Many thanks for all your support 

 

Vote of Sympathy 

At the Executive meeting of the Crossmolina Deel-Rovers GAA Club on Tuesday night 14th March votes of sympathy were expressed to the families of the following who died recently. Tina and Senan Fitzmartin In Dallas Texas sister and brother – in – law of Michael Judge and Noreen Griffin The Boreen, William (Bill) Connor Clonskea Dublin and Barrnacarroll Claremorris, Dorothy (Dor) Lynn Nee Corcoran Mains St Crossmolina, Mattie Merrick Ballycoroon Crossmolina, Jenny Reape Nee O’Boyle Chapel Rd Crossmolina, Patrick (Paddy) Irwin Croughan Garranard Ballina. Dan Hegarty Belmullet. May they rest in peace.

 

Crossmolina AFC 

The winner of the Crossmolina AFC 50/50 draw on Sunday 5th Mach was Mary Hogan who won €275. Draw envelopes are available in most local businesses and from committee members. 

 

Kilmurray Card Results. 

The following are the results of the Weekly Kilmurray 25 card drive on Thursday night 8th March Best of 20 games. 1st Seamie Gallagher and Kevin Murphy 2nd Breege and Paddy. Joe McNamara, 3rd Jimmy Caden and Martin Garrett. Raffle 1st Paddy Joe McNamara 2nd Mark Kearns 3rd Evelyn Crowley. Hamper 1st Aidan Crowley and Mary McNamara 2nd Vinney O’Boyle and Anthony Granaghan 

 

MS Collection 

Thank you to all who contributed to our recent church gate. The amount collected was €489.57

 

Michael Walsh League 

Crossmolina secured their place in the quarter final of the Michael Walsh cup League with a rather flattering 2 – 12 to 1 – 5 win over Garrymore at Tiernans Park on Sunday week Martin McAndrew opened the scoring and finished the half with a points in between Cathal Carolan tacked on two points Brian Benson and Tommy Walsh added points each for Garry more Colm O’Neill and Mark Tierney were their point scorers after the break Brian Benson and Mark Tierney exchanged points Michael Connolly brought the visitors right back in the games with a goal after 7 minuets immediately Cathal Carolan restored his sides advantage with two points from play. Michael Connolly and Kevin Mulhern swopped points before Crossmolina took control with Goals from Cathal Carolan and Dean Loftus and points from Derek Hegarty and Brian Benson with Michael Connolly pointing For Garrymore to leave Crossmolina comfortable winners on the score board in a games that was closely contested for 50 minuets 

Crossmolina Team Shane Keane Stephen O’Malley Hugh Cafferty Kevin McHugh Peadar Gardiner Thomas Cafferty Darragh McCormack Cathal Carolan 1 – 4 Martin McAndrew 0 – 2 Mark Leonard Mickie Loftus Conor Rowland Tommy Walsh 0 – 1 Brian Benson 0 – 3 Dean Loftus 1 – 0 subs Derek Hegarty 0 – 1 for Conor Rowland Kevin Mulhern 0 – 1 for Mark Leonard Devid Howley for Mickie Loftus Nigal Caden for Peadar Gardiner 

 

 

Gaelic Mothers and Others  

Training on Thursday’s at 8pm to 9pm on Astroturf at Crossmolina GAA pitch. All new members welcome. Any queries contact Louise 087.7789974 or Vivian 087.0506353

Gortnor Abbey Musical

The TY Musical “All Shook Up takes place on this coming Friday 24th and Saturday 25th March at 8pm. Tickets are available to purchase at the school or Call 096.31194 to book tickets between 9am and 4pm Adults €12 students and children €8

 

Jack Leonard Photographic Exhibition 

Which was officially launched on Wednesday evening last in the Jackie Clarke Centre Ballina by Dara Calleary TD. This wonderful photographic exhibition entitled “In my Grandfather’s Time” showcasing the wonderful work of renowned local photographer Jack Leonard who took some outstanding images of the west of Ireland in the early 1900’s. The Exhibition runs until April 8th. Do call in to see this exhibition. It’s well worth viewing

 

Crossmolina Club Presentation

Eamon Howley Crossmolina Deel-Rovers Chairman, Tom McNulty club President Making presentation to Gerry Heffernan and Cathal Prior on their retirement from the lotto committee for their dedicated service over the years.

News

Crossmolina Notes 8th March 2017

 

Lotto Results

Joann Wins Jackpot

Congratulations  to Joann Reilly Ballyknock, Bofeenaun, Ballina who scooped the Crossmolina Deel-Rovers GAA Club Lotto Jackpot of €8,100 this weekend The numbers were 6 – 9 – 13 – 19. The draw took place in Hineys, Joann entered her lucky birthday numbers on Line with Smart Lotto. Next weeks jackpot is €3,000. Many thanks for your continued support.

 

Died in Dallas Texas

Crossmolina parish was once again shocked and saddened with the news of a fatal car accident in Dallas Texas on Wednesday 1st March  which claimed the life of husband and wife Tina nee Judge formerly of Erris Street Crossmolina and Senan Fitzmartin formerly of Doonbeg Co Clare. Funeral is taking place today Monday in Dallas. Tina and Senan are survived by their Daughter Michelle, sons Donald and Glen, son – in – law, daughters – in – law, grandchildren, Tina’s sisters Noreen Griffin The Boreen Crossmolina, Maura Patten Donegal, brothers Sean New York, Micheal The Boreen sister – in – law, brother – in – law nieces, nephews, relations, extended family, friends and neighbours. 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.

 

Afternoon Pray

Connacht Pioneers are having an afternoon pray on Sunday 19th march in The Blessed Sacrament Chapel Knock 3pm to 6pm. All are Welcome.

 

The Late Jenny Reape

The death occurred peacefully at Ballina District Hospital on Friday 3rd March of Jenny (Constance) Reape   nee O’Boyle Chapel Rd Crossmolina. Her remains reposed at Hiney’s Funeral Home on Sunday evening with removal to St Tiernans Church burial on Monday in Crossmolina cemetery after requiem mass.  Jenny was pre-deceased by her husband John is survived by her  sons John London, Tony Athlone, Michael Melbourne and Frank Crossmolina, daughter  Maretta Corrigan Bangor Erris daughters – in – law son – in – law,  brother Murd, sister – in – law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nephews, nieces, relatives, many friends and neighbours. May she rest in peace.

 

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.

 

National School Thanks

Crossmolina N.S Parents Association would like to sincerely thank all those who contributed to their recent Church Gate collection. A total of €445.58 was collected.

 

Padre Pio Lentel Novena

Continues tonight Monday 13th March the intention is Our Children and tomorrow evening 14th the intention is Our Deceased with Rosary 7 – 30 and mass at 8pm.Huge crowds have attended in the past week.

 

Gaelic mothers and Others 

Training on Thursday’s at 8pm to 9pm on Astroturf at Crossmolina GAA pitch. All new members welcome. Any queries contact Louise 087.7789974 or Vivian 087.0506353

 

Day Care Centre

For the Older Folk of Crossmolina and the Surrounding area
Please note there is a change of time and venue for the meeting scheduled for Tuesday 14th March. The meeting will now take place in the Social Services, Crossmolina at the later time of 9pm. If you have any ideas, time, social or admin skills and are in any age bracket please come along to support this exciting and essential project.

 

Jack Leonard Photographic exhibition

The Jackie Clarke Collection hosts a wonderful photographic exhibition entitled “In my Grandfather’s Time” showcasing the wonderful work of renowned local photographer Jack Leonard who took some outstanding images of the west of Ireland in the early 1900’s. The Superb exhibition runs from March 7th – April 8th and will be officially launched on Wednesday 15th at 6:15pm with Dara Calleary TD and Anthony Leonard in attendance. Do call in to see this exhibition. It’s well worth viewing.

 

Kilmurray Card Results

The following are the results of the Weekly Kilmurray 25 card drive on Thursday night 2nd  March Best of 20 games 1st A tie Bernie Gilroy and Gerry Walsh, Frank Leonard and Michael Barrett 2nd Pakie Hefferon and Kevin Kearns Raffle Seamie Gallagher 2nd Padraic Timlin 3rd Michael Barrett 

Lotto Committee

Teresa Moyles Making a presentation of a bouquet of flowers to Ann Heffernan, and Teresa McNulty making a presentation of a bouquet of flowers to Carmel Prior, for their services to the Lotto committee over the years.