Mayo North old Engine and Tractor Club

John Moran Chairman Mayo North old Engine and Tractor Club presenting Francie Healy Killala with first prize in the Raffle at the Clubs Annual Social in Hiney’s upper Deck  

 

50k cycle in memory of the late Betty Sweeney

Pictures at the launch of the 50k cycle in memory of the late Betty Sweeney on Sunday 8th March are from  left Ciaran Sweeny, North West fitness Academy,  Declan Blaine Lisheen, Cooneal Crossmolina Cycle Club, Lorraine Toner Irish Cancer Society fund raiser Brian Fitzpatrick North West fitness Academy  and Peter McDonnell Lisheen, Coneal Crossmolina Cycle Club. If unable to make the event you can donate through GoFundme with all money donated going towards Irish Cancer Society night nursing service  

News - Fri 28th Feb 2020

Lotto Results.

There was no winner of the Crossmolina Deel-Rovers GAA Club Lotto Jackpot on Saturday 22nd   February the numbers drawn were 6 – 14 - 17 – 34 one punters matched three numbers John Garrett Ballina Rd Crossmolina. Draw took place in the Thatch Bar This Week’s Jackpot is €3,750. Many thanks for all your support 

 

CONNACHT P.T.A.A.

Annual Afternoon of prayer in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel Knock on Sunday March 15th 2020 3pm to 6pm.All are welcome.

 

Kilmurray Card Results. 

The following are the results of the Weekly Kilmurry 25 card drive on Thursday night Best of 20 games 1st A 4 way tie Michael Barrett and Frank Leonard, John Naughton and Joe Murphy, Michael Cawley and Michael McAndrew, Seamie Gallagher and Kevin Murphy. 2nd Pakie Hefferon and Padraic Timlin 3rd Leo Ryan and Tom O’Malley. Raffle 1st Vincent Crowley 2nd John Reape 3rd Darragh Sheridan 

 

Kilmurry NS

Kilmurry NS, is now inviting enrolments for September 2020. Please contact the school at 096 31812 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Pioneer Dance 

The Annual Mid-Killala Regional Dinner Dance will be held in Hiney’s Upper Deck on Friday night 13th March. Music by Medicine Bow. Tickets €25 can Booked via Maeve Tierney, Crossmolina; Mary Granaghan, Keenagh and TP Loftus, Kilmurray. Please support   

 

Crossmolina Town Hall. 

Available for all functions. Meeting Rooms, Hall Space, Social Services, Kitchen. Book your children’s party now. Volunteers needed to run this great Venue.  For bookings & information Tel. 086 8383355 / 087 2401899.

 

St Padre Pio. 

Triduum of Prayer for Lent in St Tiernan’s Church on 9th, 10th & 11th March at 8pm. Candles on sale for €1. Blessing with relics on Wednesday 11th.

 

Spirit and Soul Lunchtime.

Reflections for Lent on 9th, 10th & 11th March from 12.30 – 1.30pm in Town Hall. Light Lunch will be served. Community Bus will be in operation for those three days.

 

Social Dancing. 

Stars in Town Hall, Crossmolina on Saturday 7th March next. Classes at 8.30pm. Dancing from 9.30 – 11.30. Dancing to Mick Travers 

 

Doing a Clear Out – Clothes Recycling.

If you are clearing out your home please drop the clothes, shoes, bags etc into the Ballina Family Resource Centre, Abbey Street, Ardnaree. We are doing a Cash for Clobber as a Fundraiser for the Centre, your support would be greatly appreciated.  If you need bags we have some in the centre, just drop in and collect them. For more info call 096 75573, all money received for clobber goes directly to Ballina FRC.

 

Kilmurry Community Games Quiz.

The Kilmurry Community Games Quiz competition will be held on Wednesday 4th at 3.30 pm in Kilmurry Centre. Competitors must be resident in the Kilmurry Community Games area (catchment areas of Scoil Neifinn and Kilmurry NS) and be born on or after 1st August 2006.

 

Dementia Dance Club.

Community Action on Dementia is a FREE dance club for people living with dementia and their families/carers. It is held in the Ballina Family Resource Centre every Thursday from 2.30pm to 4.00 pm.  Light refreshments served.  Ring Francis on 0868366312 for more info.

 

Kilmurry Youths Soccer

The annual Church Gate collection in aid of Kilmurry Youths Soccer Club will take place next weekend 7th and 8th March. The Club provides training and matches for over 250 boys and girls from 6 to 17 years of age . As this is the Club's 30th Anniversary it is hoped to mark the occasion with some special events for which funds will be required . Please support this collection.

 

Crossmolina Day Centre

Bingo — Wednesday 4th March from 2pm-4pm in the Civic Centre, Mullenmore St, Crosssmolina. Trip to Horkan’s Garden Centre—Thursday 5th March. To book a seat on bus, please contact (087) 654 5338 or (086) 201 0169 before Tuesday 3rd March.

Knitting, Sewing, Crochet— Thursday 12th March 11am—12.30pm in the Crossmolina Enterprise Centre, Mullenmore St. Light refreshments served. €2.

 

Yoga Class.

Yoga for all (mat or chair option). 5 week gentle yoga class with breath work and relaxation techniques commences  on Tuesday 25th February in Civic Centre at 11am. Cost is €50. Booking essential. Please 

 

Crossmolina Community Games.

Swimming Art Handwriting Anyone in area interested in participating in the above events please contact 0877451924 a.s.a.p  

 

St. Tiernan’s Cemetery.

St. Tiernan’s Cemetery committee are looking for people to help out with general maintenance over the Spring and Summer months. Unfortunately, there is no help available at present from the Employment Schemes. If you can support us by giving your time once a week please phone Geraldine on 087 294 8330 or come to our meeting on Wednesday 4th March at 7.30pm in the Enterprise Centre. All help will be greatly appreciated.

 

International Women’s Day

Crossmolina Community Council CLG will be hosting an International Women’s Day event on Friday 13th March 2020. More details to follow next week.

 

Job Vacancy

A vacancy for one General Operative (indoor and outdoor work) has arisen with Crossmolina Community Council, CSP. This is a fulltime position, 39hrs per week. CSP qualifying criteria applies. Good teamwork is essential, flexibility will be necessary and may include out of office hours. A Full Drivers Licence is essential and computer skills are desirable. For more details and a Job Description contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Tel: 096 30935 / 087 218 6560. Closing date 5pm 6th March 2020

 

John William Suzaki RIP.

The death occurred recently  of John William Suzaki 42 Devonshire House, Sutton, Surrey, England.

Funeral Mass was celebrated on Friday last February 28th  in the Church of Our Lady of Mercy, Eskeragh followed by burial of Ashes in Crossmolina Cemetery. John was pre deceased by his wife Teresa nee McDonnell Eskeragh, Bellacorick, Ballina, Co. Mayo, brother – in – law Paddy McDonnell, is survived by his sister – in – law, Bridie who lives in London, relations, extended family, friends and neighbours. May he rest in peace

 

Kilmurray Social.

On this Coming Sunday evening 8th March in Kilmurray Community centre social dancing with Music by Sweeney Mc’s Commencing at 7pm admission €5. Come along meet and greet your friends in a Friendly Atmospheres

 

Job Vacancy

A vacancy for one General Operative (indoor and outdoor work) has arisen with Crossmolina Community Council, CSP, services for the elderly. This is a fulltime position, 39hrs per week. CSP qualifying criteria applies. Good teamwork is essential, flexibility will be necessary and may include out of office hours.

A Full Drivers Licence is essential and computer skills are desirable.

For more details and a Job Description contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Tel: 096 30935 / 087 218 6560.

Closing date 5pm 6th March 2020.

 

Crossmolina Community Council CLG

Project Name: Refurbishment of Roof and Replacement of windows and doors of Enterprise Building.

Project No: 23LDRMNE107573

With regards to the above proposed project, Crossmolina Community Council CLG request any interested contractors to make contact with Siobhan Gough (Manager) in writing to Crossmolina Community Council CLG, Mullinmore street, Crossmolina, Co. Mayo or via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to request a copy of the tender document. 

 

Crossmolina Badminton

Crossmolina Badminton Club member who took part in the Mayo championships with Oliver Jackson winning the U11 singles title

Back Row from left : Jonathon Verry, Richard Babakov, David Collins, Evan Cafferty, Patrick Leonard, Oliver Jackson, Mayo Champion U11 Singles, Ryan Murray, Eabha McGoff, and Aileen Gough, middle row from left  Tara Hegarty, Jonathan Leonard, Emily Babakov, Saoirse Murray. Front row from left , Colin Rowland,, Michael McHale, Laura Jackson, Sinead Gallagher, Catherine Gallagher and Ciara McHale. 

 

News - Fri 21st Feb 2020

Kilmurry Card Results.

The following are the results of the weekly Kilmurry 25 drive in the Community Centre on Thursday 1st Pakie Hefferon and Padraic Timlin 2nd a Tie Leo Ryan and Tom O’Malley, Joe Murphy and John Naughton. 3rd a Four way tie Seamie Gallagher and Kevin Murphy, Bernie Gilroy and Frank Heffernan, Breege and Paddy. Joe McNamara, Michael Barrett and Frank Leonard. Raffle 1st Evelyn Crowley 2nd Kevin Murphy 3rd Frank Leonard. Hampers 1st Helen Keane and Anthony Granaghan. 2nd Paddy Joe McNamara and Michael Cawley 

 

Votes of Sympathy.

At the Executive meeting of the Crossmolina Deel-Rovers GAA Club on Tuesday night 11th February. Votes of sympathy were expressed to the Family’s of our Club members and their relations on their recent Bereavements. May they rest in peace

 

Lotto Results.

There was no winner of the Crossmolina Deel-Rovers GAA Club Lotto Jackpot on Saturday 15th February the numbers drawn were 12 – 13 – 22 – 27 three punters matched three numbers Declan Clinton Ballycastle, Mary and Christy Heffernan Creevy Castlehill Ballina, Willie Moffatt C/o Madge Moffatt Kilmurry House Castlehill Ballina. Each win €50. The Draw took place in Maughan Bar. This week’s jackpot is €3,600. Many thanks for your continued support

 

Crossmolina Day Centre Bingo.

Crossmolina Day Centre bingo will take place on Wednesday 26th February 2-4pm in The Civic Centre Mullenmore Street, Crossmolina. The Community bus will be available. Light refreshments will be served. All welcome.

 

Festival of Lights.

The Crossmolina Festival Group are finalising details for this year's Festival of Lights.  The festival will run from Friday March. 13th to Tuesday March. 17th with a line-up of events for families and children.  All events will be free with the highlight event, the "Electric Light Parade" taking place on Monday March 16th at 8pm, the change of date is to facilitate national TV schedules and again this year there will be special guests participating.  If you would like to take part please contact us now on 086 193 0714 / 087 187 1552 / 096 31801.  The Festival Group would like to thank everyone that contributed to the recent church gate collection, all funds will go towards the cost of hosting the Fun Free Family Festival of Lights.  Follow the festival on Facebook and Instagram @crossmolinafestival

 

Yoga Morning.

Yoga for all (mat or chair option). Gentle yoga class with breath work and relaxation techniques will take place on Tuesday 25th February in Civic Centre at 11am. 5 weeks is €50. Booking is essential. Please call Aideen on 086 3815973

 

Jonathon’s Award.

Well done to Jonathon Verry Crossmolina Badminton club coach who won the prestigious Meitheal Maigheo award with the superb Swinford Cycling team last Friday night in Dublin at the Annual Mayo people of the year awards at the Mayo Association Dublin Annual Dinner in Ballbridge Hotel Dublin. What a wonderful achievement for Jonathon and his team, we are delighted for all the cyclists who did a major cycle from Malin to Mizen, Lands End to John O’Groats and Lourdes to Knock. And all proceeds from theses events went to charities in our own areas. Many congratulations to all, you did us proud.

 

Kilmurry NS Fundraiser

A 25 Card Drive will be held in Hiney's Crossmolina, on this coming Friday night 28th February at 8.30 p.m. sharp. Raffle on the night and refreshments served. Tickets will be sold door to door in the locality and will be available on the night. Please support

 

Pieta House New Increased Hours.

Pieta House provides counselling, therapy and support to individuals, couples, families and children who have been bereaved by suicide or feeling suicidal. Pieta House operate an outreach service from the Ballina Family Resource Centre on Tuesdays from 1pm to 5pm & on Wednesdays 9.00am to 1.00pm by apt only Contact: 09325586 to make an Appointment

 

Exercise for Women.

Exercise classes for women take place every Wednesday morning from 11.00 am to 12.00 noon in the Ballina Family Resource Centre, Ardnaree.  The group enjoy a chat and catch-up over a cup of tea/coffee after the exercise.  New members welcome.  Ring 096 75573 for more info.

 

Ballina FRC Parent & Toddler Group.

The Parent & Toddler group takes place every Thursday from 10.00am to 12.00 noon in the centre.  This group is open to all parents, Grandparents and childminders to come along with their child/children and meet new people over a cuppa and a chat.  Various activities take place and new members are always welcome. Ring 096 75573 for more info.

 

Bridge Result. 

The following are the results of the Weekly Crossmolina Bridge Club Session in Hiney’s on Thursday night.1st Breeda Mulkearns and Mary Benson 2nd a tie Rita Fox and Ena Coggins, Nuala Doyle and Maureen Barrett 3rd Mary Garrett and Teresa McNulty 

 

Get on your Bike.

North West fitness Academy 50k cycle in memory of the late Betty Sweeney The Old Sheben Ardnaree. In Association with Lisheen, Cooneal, Crossmolina Cycle Club with Irish Cancer Society the main benefactors on Sunday 8th March. All are welcome  

 

Kilmore Parent and Toddler Group.

Takes place every Tuesday morning in the Community Centre from 11am to 1pm. €4 per family. Come along for a cup of tea and a chat while the Children play. All are welcome 

 

Lady’s Basketball. 

Crossmolina Tigers Lady’s Basketball team were edged out in a very exciting County U16 Sem-final in Crossmolina Sports on Thursday last by Ballina Pacers. It was only in the last quarter the visitors got on top and ran out winners by six points 41pts to 35 pts.  Crossmolina tigers panel was Ann Murphy, Saoirse O’Boyle, Rosin Walsh Leany Jordan Rebbeca Jordan, Ava Loftus, Meggan Sheridan, Sinead Walsh and Browyn McAndrew 

 

Drama Group make Crossmolina a Widows Paradise

Pictured are the cast of Crossmolina Drama group who take to the stage with a Widows  Paradise a comedy by Sam Cree on this coming weekend Friday 21st Saturday 22nd Sunday 23rd February in the Parish Hall Curtain Up at 8pm sharp    

News - Fri 14th February 2020

Town Hall Meeting.

Crossmolina Town Hall needs your support, A meeting will be held on this coming Wednesday night 19th Feb at 8.30pm to put a plan and a vision together for the future of the hall. All interested groups and organisations are asked to send a representative on the night    

 

The Late Christina Harding 

The death occurred peacefully on Friday 7th February of Mary Christina Harding nee Mangan Dooleeg Bellacorick Ballina. Her remains reposed at Hiney’s Funeral Home on Monday evening with removal to the Church of Our Lady of Mercy Eskeragh. Requiem mass on Tuesday. Cremation at a later date. Mary Christina was predeceased by her parents Thady and Mary Mangan brother John is survived by her husband Michael, sons Michael and David, grandchildren Zoe, Isabel, Keira and Felix, brothers Thady, Tom, Martin and Peter daughters – in – law, sisters in law, 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 8th February the numbers drawn were 14 – 23 – 25 – 26 two punters matched three numbers Mary and Michael Duffy Abbeytown Rd Crossmolina and Jarlath Tolan Knockleggan Crossmolina each win €75 Draw took place in Hiney’s. This week’s Jackpot is €3,450. Many thanks for all your support 

 

The Late Kathleen Lynn 

The death occurred peacefully on Sunday 9th February at the District Hospital Ballina of Kathleen Lynn nee Ruane Lord Edwards St Ballina and formerly of Ballymonean Enniscrone Co Sligo. Her remains reposed at McGowan’s Funeral Home Ballina on Tuesday Evening with removal to St Patricks Church Ballina. Requiem mass on Wednesday with burial afterwards in Crossmolina Cemetery. Kathleen was predeceased by her husband Tom formerly of Rathbane Crossmolina, and her brother Leo, is survived by her brother Michael England, sister Aggie Flynn Ballymonean, sisters – in – law Mary and Kathleen, brother – in – law Frank Lynn Crossmolina, nieces, nephews, relations, neighbours, and friends. May she rest in peace

 

Kilmurray Card Results. 

The following are the results of the Weekly Kilmurry 25 card drive on Thursday night Best of 20 games 1st Joe Ruddy and Des McDonald 2nd Vinnie O’Boyle and Eugene Granaghan 3rd A four way tie Michael Cawley and Michael McAndrew, John Gilger and Paddy Kelly, Bernie Gilroy and Frank Heffernan, Padraig Timlin and Pakie Hefferon. Raffle 1st Patrick Gilroy 2nd Joe Murphy 3rd John Naughton.  

 

Kilmurry NS

Kilmurry NS, is now inviting enrolments for September 2020. Please contact the school at 096 31812 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Pioneer Dance 

The Annual Mid-Killala Regional Dinner Dance will be held in Hiney’s Upper Deck on Friday night 13th March. Music by Medicine Bow. Tickets €25 can Booked from Maeve Tierney, Crossmolina; Mary Ganaghan, Keenagh and TP Loftus, Kilmurray. 

 

The late Bridie Blaine 

The death occurred peacefully on Tuesday 11th February of Bridie Blaine nee Bourke Mullenmore Crossmolina. Her remains reposed at Hineys Funeral home on Wednesday evening. Requiem mass on Thursday in St Tiernans Church with burial afterwards in Crossmolina Cemetery. Bridie was predeceased by her husband Jim is survived by her daughter Trena, son-in-law Martin, grandchildren Karen and Stephen, sister Mary Maher (Galway), nephew, nieces, relatives, friends and neighbours. May she Rest in Peace.  

 

Winter League 

The first round of the North Mayo Winter League took place in Knockmore on Saturday week on one of the worst evenings with storm Ciara and driving rain making Football impossible. Knockmore emerged winners by eleven pints 0 – 13 to 0 – 2 in a game that was of no benefit to either side Crossmolina team  David O’Boyle Barry Murphy Jonathan O’Boyle Fergal Gill Robert Murphy Kenneth McHugh David Howley J.P.Mulhern  John Garrett Lorcan Loftus Fiachra Walshe Keelan Hegarty Gerard Haran 0 -2 Tommy Loftus  Shane McKinley Subs Conor Cadden for Keelan Hegarty Colm Hegarty  for Shane McKinley Kevin Keane  for Tommie Loftus Martin Connor for Barry Murphy Ronan Lavelle for David Howley Declan Gilroy for Lorcan Loftus.  

 

Crossmolina Day Centre Bingo

Crossmolina Day Centre bingo will take place on Wednesday 19th February 2-4pm in The Civic Centre Mullenmore Street, Crossmolina. The Community bus will be available. Light refreshments will be served. All welcome.

 

Mindspace Outreach Service in Ballina FRC

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

 

Pieta House New Increased Hours

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

Pieta House operate an outreach service from the Ballina Family Resource Centre on Tuesdays from 1pm to 5pm & on Wednesdays 9.00am to 1.00pm by apt only Contact: 09325586 to make an Appointment

 

Exercise for Women

Exercise classes for women take place every Wednesday morning from 11.00 am to 12.00 noon in the Ballina Family Resource Centre, Ardnaree. The group enjoy a chat and catch-up over a cup of tea/coffee after the exercise.  New members welcome.  Ring 096 75573 for more info.

 

Bridge Club Results

The following are the results of the Weekly Crossmolina Bridge Club Session in Hiney’s on Thursday night. 1st Maureen Barrett and Nuala Doyle 2nd Mary Daly and Mairead Maughan 3rd Mary Garrett and Teresa McNulty 4th A tie Breeda  Mulkearns and Ena Coggins, Mary Benson and Padraic Langan 

 

Crossmolina Lotto Committee

Caroline Jordan Crossmolina Lotto Committee presenting John Naughton Coolnabinna, Boughadoon, Keenagh with his Lotto winning Cheque for €3,750 from his recent win. Also in the picture are Seamus Jordan Committee Annie Naughton, Thomas Jordan Club Chairman