Community Services Programme

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

We are currently drawing up the Autumn/Winter work programme.

The range of services provided is as follows:

Maintaining gardens for Seniors-Lawns, hedges, tree trimming,

Replacing light bulbs, alarm batteries, 

Painting inside  houses.

There is a small per hour charge for this service.

Under the CSP programme Log stores, Composting bins, and Flower basket surrounds can also be made. Examples can be viewed in the yard at the rear of the Enterprise Centre.            

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

 

Crossmolina Post Office

An Post has made a proposal to relocate postal delivery workers out of Crossmolina Post Office and Foxford Post Office to Lahardane to a mail hub. This would be detrimental to Crossmolina Post Office and we are appealing it. We would appreciate public support and a petition is available to sign at the front door of the Post Office.

News - Fri 11th August 2017

The late Bridget Hopkins

The death occurred suddenly and peacefully at her residence on Thursday 3rd August of Bridget Hopkins nee Hegarty 88 St Marys Park Crossmolina. Her remains reposed at Hineys Funeral Home on Saturday evening with removal on Sunday from her residences to St Tiernans Church for requiem mass with burial afterwards in Crossmolina cemetery. Bridget was predeceased by her husband Tony, is survived by her daughters Mary Lammond Castlebar, Philomena Judge Knockleggan, Bernie Reape Knockmore, Catherine Joyce Castlebar, Geraldine Lavelle Keenagh, sons Patrick Eskeragh, Anthony Chicago, Sean Ardagh, Michael Chicago, David Chicago, sisters Mary Jordan Castlebar, Lizzie Hegarty Enniscrone, Ann Gaughan Leeds, brothers Pat and  Jack Hegarty Crossmolina, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, nephews, nieces, relatives, friends and neighbours. May she rest in peace

  

Lotto Results

There was no winner of the Crossmolina Deel-Rovers GAA Club Lotto Jackpot on Saturday night 5th August. The numbers were 4 – 14 – 22 – 32  no punter  matched three numbers either and six tickets were drawn David Walsh Derra Bellacorick, Darren Jordan Enniscoe Crossmolina, Gary McNulty St Patricks Ave Crossmolina, Claire Grehan 77 St Marys Park Crossmolina, Mickie Loftus lake Rd Crossmolina, Maura O’Malley Comminch Castlehill Ballina, each win €25. The draw took place in Sticks Bar. This weeks Jackpot €3,150. Many thanks for all your support. 

 

The Late Mary Kelly

The death occurred peacefully on Wednesday 9th August in the Moy Ridge Nursing Home Ballina of Mary Kelly Tooreen Crossmolina. Her remains reposed at Hiney’s Funeral Home on Thursday evening with removal to St Tiernans Church with burial on Friday in Crossmolina Cemetery after requiem Mass. Mary is survived by her cousins, relations, extended family, friends and neighbours. May she rest in peace 

 

Crossmolina Post Office at Risk

Am Post has made a proposal to relocate postal delivery out of Crossmolina Post Office and Foxford Post Office to Laherdane to a Mail hub, This would be detrimental to Crossmolina Post office and we are appealing it, We would appreciate public support and a petition is available to sign at the front door of the Post Office, also customer services can be called on 1850 57 58 59 to express your concern. A public meeting will follow if necessary

 

The late Katie Barrett

The death occurred peacefully on Wednesday 9th August of Katie Barrett Tubbermore Crossmolina. Her remains reposed at her daughter Bernie Coen’s residence Loughrea on Wednesday evening with removal on Thursday to Hiney’s Funeral Home and later to St Tiernans Church with requiem Mass on Friday burial afterwards in Crossmolina Cemetery. Katie was predeceased by her husband James daughters Mary and Loretta and grandson Dave, is survived by her sons John and Patrick daughter Bernie

Daughters – in - law, sons – in - law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nephews, nieces, relatives, friends, and neighbours. May she rest in peace

 

Lady’s Football 

McHale/Rovers Lady footballers had an easy win over Kilmaine at Tiernans Park on Wednesday last in the County Minor championship after leading 4 – 9 to 1 – 5 goals from Rosien Cronin Niamh McAndrew and Dara Moore. Vickie Munroe grabbed a goal and a point Ailish McNicholas Lisa Calvey Orna Walsh were point scorers for Kilmaine. McHale/Rovers continued to dominate the second half and ran out winner by 8 – 18 to 2 – 7  

McHale/Rovers team Caroline Haran Ava McLoughlin Shona McLoughlin Ciara Cooney Joann O’Malley (Capt) Aoife Deane Irene Hegarty Ailish Keane 0 – 1 Grace Murray Rosien Cronin 1 – 1 Dara Moore 3 – 4 Emely Murray 0 - 2 Marie Moore 0 – 2 Niamh McAndrew 1 – 3 Niamh Maughan 0 – 1 Subs Caoimhe Walsh   3 – 3 Meave Walsh Alanagh Loftus Carr Clodagh Barrett Caoimhe Loftus

 

U16 Championship

Crossmolina U16 Boys got their North Mayo Championship campaign off to a winning start away to Cill Chomain on Tuesday of last week a Thady Connor Goal after eight minuets helped Crossmolina settle after a couple of glorious chances were wasted and Cill Chomain goalkeeper Ryan Connolly was called upon to made a couple of great saves  Edward Gough raised four white flags and Robert Murphy and Conor Caden rowed in with points each Sean Irwin pulled a goal back before the break with Paraic Tighe David Walker Jason Murray the other scorers for Cill Chomain to leave Crossmolina leading by three points at the break 1 – 6 to 1 – 3 Two goals in a three minuets spell in third quarter from Adam Langan and Edward Gough gave the Deel-Siders a platform to go on and win comfortably in the end by 3 – 13 to 1 – 8   

Crossmolina Team John Tolan Luke Callaghan John Hegarty Daniel Howley 0 – 2 Patrick McAndrew (Capt) Lee Carolan Conor Caden 0 - 1 Thady Connor 1 – 0 Adam Langan 1 – 0 Robert Murphy 0 – 2 Edward Gough 1 – 6 James Gill 0 – 1 Diarmuid Walsh Subs Brian Hopkins for Thady Connor Killian Fergus 0 – 1 for Adam Langan Vladimir Gordetskyy Edward Gough Jason Syron for Brian Hopkins 

 

Michael Garrett RIP

The death occurred peacefully on Tuesday 8th August of Michael Garrett Orchard Lane Sligo Town Sligo and formerly of Rakestreet Crossmolina. His remains reposed at his home Orchard Lane on Thursday mass of the resurrection on Friday in the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception Sligo with burial afterwards in St Patricks Cemetery Scarden Strandhill Rd Sligo. Michael is survived by his wife Bernie sons Liam, John and Michael, Daughters Elaine, Bernice and Ailbhe, grandchildren Luke an Erin daughters – in – law  Kirsty and Rachel Elaine’s Fiance Ashley, brothers Johnny and  Christy Crossmolina, Noel Dublin sisters Rosie Slievenagark Ardagh, Carmel Crossmolina, Lily Dublin, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nephews, nieces, relations, many friends and Neighbours. May he rest in peace

 

World Meeting of Families

The Diocesan launch for World meeting of Families will take place on Sunday 3rd. September at 1.30pm in the Newman Institute. A family from every parish is invited to attend the Launch. Please give names to Fr Francis or Fr Gabriel if interested. The National launch will take place on Sunday 21st. August in Knock Shrine at 3pm

 

Recent Deaths.

Sympathy is extended to the families of Michael Garrett Orchard Lane Sligo formerly of Rakestreet Crossmolina, Ann Groarke nee Kelly Cloontubrid Swinford sister of Michael and Padraic Kelly Crossmolina, Katie Barrett Tubbermore Crossmolina, Mary Kelly Tooreen Crossmolina, Bridget Hopkins 88 St Mary’s Park Crossmolina. May they rest in peace. 

 

Good Luck to Mayo 

Crossmolina Deel-Rovers GAA club wish Stephen Rochford Conor Loftus Joe Keane and all the Mayo team all the best of luck in next Sunday All-Ireland Semi-final in Croke Park  

 

News - Fri 4th Aug 2017

Lotto Results.

Paddy Win’s Jackpot

Congratulation to Paddy.J. Gallagher Gortnahurra Crossmolina who won the Crossmolina Deel-Rovers GAA Club Lotto Jackpot of €6,000 on Saturday night 29th July. The draw tool place in Lynott’s Bar. This week’s Jackpot is €3,000. Many thanks for all your support

 

Garrett Cup.

Laherdane retained the Padraic Garrett Memorial cup with a four points win over Crossmolina at Tiernans on Friday of last week two first half goals from Keith Loftus and Joseph Queenan saw the Laherdane men lead at half time 2 – 5 to 0 – 7 Crossmolina scores coming from Fionan Duffy six points and one from Dean Loftus. The second half was a very close and entertaining contest with the scoring dominated by two players Adrian Leonard Laherdane with six and Fionan Duffy 1 – 3 for the hosts the goal from a penalty after Tommy Walsh was upended in the square   

Laherdane Joe Mulhern Barry Leonard Conor Coleman Phillip O’Malley Paul Coleman 0 – 2 Matthew Queenan Capt Gary Mulhern Tony Devers Aaron Murphy 0 – 2 Shane Loftus 0 – 1 Adraian Leonard 0 – 6 Joseph Canavan 1 – 0 Jarlath Maughan James Maughan Keith Loftus 1 – 0 subs Sean Jordan for Jarlath Maughan David Murphy for Joseph Canavan 

Crossmolina Team Patrick Loftus Fergal Gill Darragh McCormack Jason Murphy Liam Donohoe Kevin McHugh Martin Connor Conor Rowland Cathel Carolan Kevin Keane Brian Benson Thomas McNulty Dean Loftus 0 – 1 Fionan Duffy 1 – 9 Mike Gallagher subs John Garrett for Martin Connor Tommy Walsh for Kevin Keane Fergal Duffy for Fergal Gill Kevin Keane for Thomas McNulty Ronan McDermott for Dean Loftus  

 

Unwanted Clothing. 

Bags of unwanted clothing can be left into the Shed of Crossmolina National School at any time. Please do not include Quilts or Pillows

 

Recent Deaths.

Sympathy is extended to the families of Kathleen Brogan St John’s Riverside Ballinamore Kiltmagh and formerly of Ballina Rd Crossmolina, Michael Ruane Leeds and formerly Comminch Castlehill uncle of Gerard. May they rest in peace

 

Kilmurray Social.

On this coming Sunday evening 13th August in Kilmurray Community centre with Music by Sweeney Mc’s  commencing at 7pm admission €5. Come along meet and greet your friends. Refreshments served all are welcome

 

Lady’s Football.

McHale/Rovers Minor team and a easy win over a depleted Kilmaine side at Tiernans Park on Monday last  final score 8 – 21 to 0 – 4 

McHale/Rovers team Caroline Haran Ava McLoughlin Irene Hegarty Aoife Deane Shona McLoughlin Joann O’Malley (Capt) Ailish Keane 0 – 2 Grace Murray Clodagh Barrett Lisa Lavelle 1 – 5 Emely Murray 2 – 2 Rosien Cronin 4 – 4 Niamh Maughan 0 – 1 Subs Dara Moore 1 – 4 Niamh McAndrew 0 – 1 Meave Walsh Marie Moore Alanagh Loftus Curran  

 

The Late Kathleen Brogan 

The death occurred peacefully on Monday 31st July of Kathleen Brogan St John’s Riverside Ballinamore Kiltmagh and formerly of Ballina Rd Crossmolina. Her remains reposed at St John’s Riverside Ballinamore on Wednesday evening with removal to St Tiernans Church Crossmolina requiem mass on Thursday with burial afterwards in Crossmolina Cemetery. Kathleen is survived by her sisters Patty Flaherty Erris rd Crossmolina, Margaret. Ann. McHale Killala, Attracta Herbert Hamshire England, Dympna Barr London, Barbra Kelly Ballycastle, Connie Curduff Australia, Sharon Bradley Moate Co Westmeath, Sinead Sweeney Ballina, brothers – in – law, sister – in – law Marie Brogan, aunts Patsy and Kathleen, nephews, nieces, relations, extended family, friends and neighbours. May she rest in peace  

 

Gardners World and Cake Sale

The Committee would like to thank all the people who donated goods for the day. Special thanks to James Loftus who sold Aloe Vera plants to raise money to feed the ducks on the river. Thanks to Sean for the Music and to all the Volunteers, Thanks to RSS, CE, Community services and Festival Committee for all their help in erecting the Stalls etc. A special thank you to The Davis Family for allowing us use of the store and for the kindness, thanks to Enda Hiney, Social Services and the Town Hall for their help. A special thank you to all who supported us on the day Winners of the Raffle were 1st Francis Brown 2nd Michael Quirk, 3rd Sr Fionanuala 4th Maureen Heffernan 5th Perl King 6th Mary Mangan  

 

News - Fri 28th July 2017

Lotto Results.

There was no winner of the Crossmolina Deel-Rovers GAA Club Lotto Jackpot on Saturday night 23rd July. The numbers were 6 – 10 – 19 – 25 two punters matched three numbers Grainne Gallagher Deelcastle Crossmolina, Stephen O’Malley Keenagh Beg, Ballina, each win €75. The draw took place in O’Malley’s Bar and Grill (The Dolphin) This week’s jackpot is €6,000. Many thanks for all your continued support

 

Recent Deaths 

Sympathy is extended to the families of Mavis Arnold Genageary Dublin sister of Monica Flanagan Moylaw Crossmolina, William (Billy) Munnelly Doohoma Head brother of Fr Pat Munnelly PP Ardagh. May they rest in peace

 

St Tiernan's Cemetery - Thank You 

A big Thank You to everyone involved in our annual Cemetery Mass. I think you will all agree that it was a beautiful ceremony and of course the weather was on our side. Your generosity is much appreciated as the collection came to €2326.15. This together with the individual effort by David Hopkins on completing Gael Force West 2017 and raising €1042 will go a long way toward the continued improvement of the Cemetery. Your ongoing support is much appreciated. The Cemetery Committee

 

U14 Championship

Crossmolina lost out to a stronger Belmullet side in this North Mayo U14 Champiomship game at Tiernans Park two goals for the visitors were decisive in the end of a well contested game final score Belmullet 2 – 10 Crossmolina 0 – 9 

Crossmolina team Conor Howley Liam Connor Niall Maughan Brian Hopkins Declan Tolan Darragh Syron Brian McKinley 0 – 1 Jonathan Murtagh James Williams 0 – 1 Niall Coggins Diarmuid Walsh 0 – 4 Diarmuid Coggins Eoin Murphy 0 – 2 Conor Reynolds Luke Rowland 0 – 1 Subs Jack Loftus Eoin O’Boyle Daniel Lynch Brendan O’Malley

 

Monster Table quiz

In aid of Repair  and Restoriation of the Chapel at Gortnor Abbey in O’Malley’s Bar and Grill on this Friday night 4th August. Please support

 

BBQ in Maughan’s Pub

Western Alzheimer’s are having their annual charity BBQ in Maughan’s Pub, Crossmolina on Sunday 6th August at 7pm. Music afterwards by Irishize. Adults €10.00. Kids free. Raffle on the night. Please support this worthy cause 

 

Festival News

Thank you to everyone that supported, took part, volunteered or sponsored this year's festival. Images and video from the five fun days are on the festival Facebook page and website and the festival will be featured on TV in the coming weeks.

 

Sweeney Cup Success

Crossmolina collected their first silver wear in over seven years after a hard earned two point win over a gallant Kiltane side at a sunny James Stephens Park on Sunday week with Fionan Duffy  Crossmolina’s  scorer chief with seven points over the hour three in the opening half Thomas Cafferty with two and one each form Cathal Carolan and Peadar Gardiner for Kiltane Ultan Corrigan John Reilly and Adam Carabine were  Kiltane scorers who lead at the break by one point 0 – 8 to 0 – 7  Brian Benson and Peadar Gardiner  tacked on points after the break but with Ultan Corrigan John Reilly and Adam Carabine kept the Kiltane  men in contention Crossmolina with a one point advantage entering the last eight minuets  John Reilly was denied a goal when Kieran Haran made a wonderful save and Fionan Duffy pointed a free after a defender handled the ball on the ground  to leave Crossmolina winner by two points 0 – 14 to 0 – 12    Crosssmolina Team Kieran Haran Stephen O’Malley Stephen Duffy Darren Caden Peadar Gardiner  0 – 2 Thomas Cafferty 0 – 2 Hugh Cafferty Mark Leonard Martin McAndrew Derek Hegarty Cathal Carolan Capt 0 – 1 Michael Gallagher Fionan Duffy 0 – 7 Brian Benson 0 – 2 Mickie Loftus Subs  Dean Loftus for Mark Leonard Tommy Walsh for Michael Gallagher Conor Rowland for Stephen O’Malley  

 

Little Gem puppet show

Maureen Gallagher, (Librarian) Maureen Gannon Senior Librarian pictures with children from the Crossmolina area who attended the Little Gem puppet show hosted by Mayo County Council and Crossmolina Library in association with the Crossmolina Community Festival.

Singing Pubs Winner

Rebecca Mulhaire Tullyegan Ballina winner of the Crossmolina Festival singing Pubs competition being presented with her cheque for €1,000 by Vickie Moore Chairperson of the Festival committee also in the picture Amy Traynor Nephin Rose on the left.

News - Fri 21st July 2017

Lotto Results.

There was no winner of the Crossmolina Deel-Rovers GAA Club Lotto Jackpot on Saturday night 15th July. The numbers were 1 – 15 – 18 – 27 no punter Matched Three numbers and six tickets were drawn. Vickie and Eamon Moore The Thatch Inn Chapel St Crossmolina, Noel Hegarty Dooleeg Crossmolina, Stephen Jordan Enniscoe Crossmolina Sean Keane Carrowcloughy Crossmolina, Darren Jordan Enniscoe Crossmolina, Michael Kilcullen 16 Chapel View Crossmolina, Each win €25. The Draw tool place in Cawleys of Rakestreet. This week’s jackpot is €5,850. 

Many thanks for all your support

 

Social Dancing 

In Crossmolina Parish Hall on Friday night 28th July with Lessons from 9pm to 10pm. Dancing from 10pm to 12 O’clock with music by Medicine Bow. Tea and refreshments served on the night 

 

 Vote of Sympathy .

At the Executive meeting of the Crossmolina Deel-Rovers GAA Club on Tuesday night 11th July votes of sympathy were expressed to the family’s of the following who died recently. Tony Doyle Pulladoohey Crossmolina Eileen Corcoran Glasnevin Dublin sister of Sr Dolores Mullenmore Crossmolina. Sarah (Sadie) Caden New York and formerly of Carrowkeel Crossmolina, Cecity Moran Knock St Ballyhanuis mother – in- law of Orla Loftus Moran, Geraldine Ruane Bonniconlon retired principal of Gortnor Abbey Secondary School, Jack Reynolds Rosehill Sligo formerly of Knockglass Crossmolina brother of Jimmy church St and Maureen Gallagher St Patricks Ave, Crossmolina, Mary Irwin nee Lavelle Springfield Castlebar and formerly of Letterbrick boughadoon Keenagh, Brid Lang nee Harrison The Pines Castleknock Dublin and formerly of Regal Park and Knockadine Crossmolina sister of Bernie Gardiner Church St and Ronnie Munnelly Knockadine. May they rest in peace 

 

U12 League.

Crossmolina had a comfortable win over Ardmoy in the County U12 At Fr Michael Gilroy Memorial Park Moygownagh on Monday of last week  final score Crossmolina 4 - 18  Ardmoy 2 – 10 Crossmolina Team and scorers were  Patrick O’Malley 0 - 1 Nathan Lynch, Shane Lynn, Aiden Granaghan, Marcus Maughan, Aaron Coggins 0 - 1 Mathew Gordeskyy 0 - 1 Diarmuid Fox 1 - 2 Ronan Walsh 1 - 3 Jack Naughton 1 – 8  Billy Loftus 0 – 1 Ronan Connor 1 - 0 Michael Lyn, Cian Lavelle, James O’Boyle 0 – 1  Dylan Rowland.

 

St Joseph’s Thanks

St Josephs Young priests Society wish to thank all who contributed to their recent collection a total of €1,480 was raised. Special thanks to the promoters for their support through the years

 

Unwanted Clothing

Bags of Unwanted clothing can be left into the shed of Crossmolina National School at anytime. Please do not include Quilts or Pillows. Thank You 

 

Died in Castlebar.

The death occurred suddenly and peacefully on Manday17th July of Daniel Gallagher, 116 Knockaphunta Park, Westport Road, Castlebar and formerly of Ballina and Crossmolina. His remains reposed at  Kilcoyne’s Funeral Home, Thomas Street, Castlebar on Wednesday evening Removal on Thursday morning  from 116 Knockaphunta Park to St. Tiernan’s Church, Crossmolina for Funeral Mass at 12 noon followed by burial in Addergoole Cemetery. Daniel is survived by his parents John and Ann Marie, brothers Eoin and John, sister, Rebecca, grandparents, relations, extended family, friends and neighbours. May he rest in peace 

 

U16 Championship.

Crossmolina got back to winning ways with a two points win over Islandeady in county U16 League at Tiernans Park on Tuesday last. With both defences on top scorers were hard to come by Thady Connor opened the scoring in the tenth minuet and Conor James Sloyan replied immediately  for his sides only score of the half minuets later Robert Murphy raised a green flag with further points from Edward Gough two and one from Adam Langan for a six points advantage ay the break. Two minuets into the second half David Ferdia Moran cracked home a goal  for Islandeady Edward Gough replied with a point before Caillin Joyce pointed a free Edward Gough and Cian Moylette exchanged point in the 42nd minuet Killian Fergus tacked on another. Three points from frees from Cillin Joyce reduced the lead to just the minimum John Tolan was called on to make a great one handed save and Joyce again had a 40m free to tie the score but the ball drifted wide and Captain Patrick McAndrew broke out of defence and kicked over a point for the Deel-Siders to leave the final score 1 – 8 to    1 - 6 Crossmolina now go forward to meet Bonniconlon tomorrow evening Tuesday  

Crossmolina team and scorers John Tolan Luke Callaghan Sean Hegarty Brian Hopkins Daniel Howley Patrick McAndrew 0 – 1 (Capt) Lee Carolan Conor Caden Thady Connor 0 – 1 Adam Langan 0 – 1 Robert Murphy 1 – 0 Edward Gough 0 – 4 James Gill Killian Fergus 0 – 1 Diarmuid Walsh Subs Darragh Duffy Vladimir Gordetskyy both used 

 

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

 

Gortnor Abbey Reunion

Class of 1972 to 1977 in the Great National Hotel Ballina on Saturday 5th August 2017. We are trying to contact all classmates; please pass on details and ask them to do likewise. Tel Moira at 086.4073904 or Maura at 087.6178845   

 

 

Jiving Competition

Mark and Michelle Kearns who won the James Hogan Memorial Jiving Competition in conjunction with the Crossmolina Community Festival Pictured receiving the trophy from Martin Lynn.

Crossmolina Chronicle 2017

This is the 25th edition of our parish magazine. The Committee request articles, old photographs and pictures of weddings,babies and other events from people at home and abroad for this special edition. The closing date for the receipt of articles and photographs is Thursday 5th October 2017. Articles and photographs can be submitted to our email address This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or to any committee member.