News - Fri 26th April 2019

Festival News.

Thank you to everyone that supported the annual duck race.  The Tops Of The Town begins on Sat. May 11th in Cawleys, Rakestreet and is open to individuals or groups up to five, singing, dancing, playing music, comedy etc.  For details or to enter call 087 9120680. €100 for the winner on May 11th and €1000 in prize money on the final night.  The next festival meeting is on Tues. April 30th at 8pm in the Enterprise Centre, everyone welcome, come along if you want any input in this years Nephin Festival as all festival events will be finalised before mid May.


The Late Bernie Magner.

The death occurred peacefully on Thursday 18th April at Mayo University Castlebar of Bernard (Bernie) Magner Keenagh Beg Ballina formerly of St Patricks Ace Crossmolina and Ferbane Co Offaly. His remains reposed at Hiney’s Funeral Home on Monday evening with removal to the Church of the Holy Souls Keenagh burial on Tuesday in Crossmolina Cemetery after requiem mass. Bernie is survived by his wife Mary family Catherine Roscrea, Eamon Caragh Co Kildare, Isobel Abbeyleix, Martina Abbeyleix, sisters, daughter – in – law Deirdre, sons – in – law Paul and Pat grandchildren, Ciara, Cillian,  Meave, Aine, Sadhbh and Conor, brothers – in – law, sisters – in – law, nephews, nieces, relations, friends and neighbours. May he rest in peace


Kilmurry Card Results

The following are the results of the Weekly Kilmurry 25 card drive on Thursday night in the community centre Best of 20 games. 1st John Gilger and Paddy Kelly 2nd a three way tie P.J. and Breege McNamara, John Commins and Frank McDonnell, Aiden and Evelyn Crowley. 3rd Des McDonnell and Brendan Moore. Raffle Mary McNamara 2nd Michael McAndrew 3rd Leo Ryan. Hampers 1st Anthony Granaghan and Pakie Hefferon 2nd Patrick Gilroy and Michael McAndrew


Junior Championship

Breaffy 1 – 16 Crossmolina 3 – 9 

Breaffy edged out visitors Crossmolina in the county Junior B Championship on Sunday week in a high scoring well contested game played ideal weather conditions. The winners held the upper hand in the opening half leading at the break by 0-12 to 1-5 Dean Loftus scoring the Crossmolina goal. After the break Crossmolina came more into the game a goal from a penalty from David Howley and another from sub Liam Donohoe in the 55th minuet tied the score but Breaffy snatched a late point from a free to win by a point  

Crossmolina team and scorers David O’Boyle Patrick McAndrew Noel Hegarty Jason Murphy Kenneth McHugh Stephen O’Malley Patrick Loftus John Garrett J.P.Mulhern 0 -2 Dean Loftus 1-1 Jonathan O’Boyle David Howley 1-1 Nigal Caden 0-1 Ian Kelly 0-1 Thomas McNulty 0-3 Subs Fergoil Gill for Jason Murphy Liam Donohoe 1-0 for Nigal Caden Conor Rowland for Kenneth McHugh Keelan Hegarty for Patrick Loftus Kevin Keane for Ian Kelly   


Lotto Results.

There was no winner of the Crossmolina Deel-Rovers GAA Club Lotto Jackpot on Saturday night 20th April. The numbers drawn were 2 – 6 – 9 – 28 four punters matched three numbers Stephen Rochford Ballinrobe, David McNamara Castlehill, Ballina, Aidan Mulligan Castlehill Annette Gray Church View Crossmolina they share the €150 prize. The draw took place in O’Malley’s Bar and Grill. This weeks Jackpot is €4,950. Many thanks for all your support


U16 League 

Crossmolina continued their good run of form in the County U16 with a easy win over Carras at Tiernans Park last week final score 4 -24 to 1-6

Crossmolina Team and scorers Conor Reynolds Brian McKinley Niall Maughan Micheal Gill Danny McDonald Brian Hopkins Eoin O’Boyle Diarmuid Murtagh 0-1 Luke Rowland 0-1 James Williams 0-2 Niall Coggins 0-3 Diarmuid Coggins 0-1 Eoin Murphy 1-3 Diarmuid Walsh 0-12 Alfie Maloney 1-1 Subs Liam Connor for Luke Rowland Darragh Syron for Eoin O’Boyle Jack Loftus for Micheal Gill Eamon Gill for Diarmuid Walsh  


Michael Launching His Campaign

Cllr Michael Loftus is launching his campaign for the Local Election on Friday May 3rd at 8pm in the new Culture and Exhibition Centre Crossmolina. Invited to speak on the night is Deputy Leader of Fianna Fáil, Dara Calleary TD, Lisa Chambers TD, and Senator Keith Swanick. All members of the community, friends and family are invited to attend with refreshments being provided on the night


Pioneer Celebrations.

The pioneer Connacht activities celebrate 

the golden jubilee on Sunday may 26th in the Dalton Inn hotel claremorris commences with mass at 2.30pm and at 3 pm dinner with music afterwards. All are welcome to attend. contact Maeve on 0863148334 if interested


St Tiernan’s Cemetery.

There will be a meeting of St Tiernan’s Cemetery committee on Tuesday 30th April 2019 at 7.00pm in the Enterprise Centre. New members are welcome.


Crossmolina Day Centre

May Day Dancing and Singing 3.00pm – 5.00pm, Wednesday 1st May 2019.

Come and join in the fun with Pat’s Country Roadshow, all the hits guaranteed. Light refreshments served. €5. Community Bus available.


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 or call us on 094-9067001


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.


Division 2 League 

Crossmolina 0 – 13 Moy Davitts 1 -6 

Crossmolina grabbed two vital League points with four points win over visitors Moy Davitts in a game that was closely contested for 45 minuets Gerard Haran opened the scoring with a point For Crossmolina which was quickly cancelled out by Brian Heneghan and Conor Byrne for Moy Davitts. Fionan Duffy struck three points in a five minuets spell Christopher McGlynn replied with a pointed free and Brian Heneghan and Tom Cafferty exchanged points before the break to leave the half time score 0-5 to 0-4 in the Deel-Siders favour. J.P.Mulhern extended the lead with point in the thirty second minuets. A flowing Moy Davitts move resulted in Conor Byrne cutting in from the left hand side and rifling the ball to back of the net past a helpless Patrick Loftus Fionan Duffy drove over the equalizer minuets later Brian Heneghan grabbed two points in the 40 and 43 minuets in between Kevin Mulhern pointed a 45 Crossmolina held the visitors scoreless for the remainder of the half and tacked on five points from Fionan Duffy John Garrett and three from Fionan Duffy in the last ten minuets to secure a vital win. Crossmolina team and scorers Patrick Loftus Patrick McAndrew Darren Caden Kenneth McHugh David Howley Kevin Mulhern 0-1 Tom Cafferty 0-1 Martin McAndrew Henry McLoughlin Mickie Loftus Keith Hopkins Mike Gallagher Gerard Haran 0-1 J.P.Mulhern 0-1 Fionan Duffy 0-8 Subs John Garrett 0-1 for Henry McLoughlin Stephen O’Malley for Mike Gallagher Thomas McNulty for Mickie Loftus


Spring Clean 2019

We are asking each road/area to arrange a day and time to spring clean their area. Litter pickers, viz vests etc available if required. Can you please take before and after Photos. Any queries tel Nuala 087. 9099689 or Catherine 086.8507587