News - Fri 14th August 2020

Carmel McDonnell RIP.

The death occurred peacefully on Thursday 6th August at the Sonas Ard Na Greine, Nursing Home, Enniscrone of Carmel McDonnell Castle Court, Ballina, and late of the U.S.A. and Woodville, Crossmolina. Predeceased by her Parents Bridget and Michael her brothers Paddy and Leo. Carmel beloved sister of Margaret Carr (Ballina), Mary (Castleconnor), Annie (U.K), Philomena (Spain), Michael (Alphonsus) and John (U.S.). Deeply regretted and sadly missed by her loving sisters and brothers, sisters-in-law Una, Jane and Ellen, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends. Carmel’s funeral mass of the resurrection was celebrated in the Church of our Lady of the Assumption, Ardagh on Saturday with burial afterwards in Crossmolina Cemetery. Due to current Government and HSE guidelines Carmel's Funeral was private to family and close friends. The family would like to thank everyone for their understanding and cooperation at this time. May she rest in peace


Lotto Results.

There was no winner of Crossmolina Deel-Rovers GAA Club Lotto Jackpot  Saturday night 8th August  the numbers drawn were  12 – 22 -  26  –  31 no punter matched  three numbers and three tickets were drawn Michael Quirke Knockanillaun Ballina, Mickie  Loftus Lake Rd Crossmolina, Paddy Carr Belleek Ballina   they  each win €50 each. This week's jackpot is €5.850 The draw takes place in the Parish Hall on Saturday night and can be view on Crossmolina GAA face book page. Our Lotto is Back in the Local shops and on line. Many thanks for your support


Lady’s Intermediate championship.

McHale/Rovers 1 – 14 Castlebar Mitchels 3 – 7

McHale/Rovers got their Intermediate Championship off to a winning start with a one point win over Castlebar Mitchels at a very sunny warm Josie Munnelly Park on Sunday week. With very little separating the sides throughout when vital scores were needed Sinead Walsh and Rachel Kearns delivered on a day when every player played their part in a game of real Championship football   McHale/Rovers Team Niamh Larkin Clodagh Barrett Danielle Kelly Sinead Kearns Grace Murray Shauna Maughan Ruth Queenan Eilis Keane Aoife Deane Madeline Keane Rachel Kearns Lisa Lavelle Emily Murray Sinead Walsh Caoimhe Walsh 


Crossmolina Golf society.

The Crossmolina golf society enjoyed a very successful outing in Ballaghaderren on the 8th of August  Results, overall M. Ryder, cat 1 F. Canavan, cat 2 Pat Loftus, cat 3 Mark Leonard front nine M Moran, back 9 O. Bolton, visitor E. Dillon


U14 Championship

Crossmolina whirl wind start with four goals in the opening quarter two from Kobe McDonald one a penalty and one each from Sean Og McGuinness and James O’Boyle Knockmore’s Dara Staunton Adam Langan and Barry Walsh replied with points in between Kobe McDonald and Adam Mills tacked on further points to leave the half time score 4 – 3 to 0 – 4. The third  quarter was close affair with both sides scoring four points Adam Mills two James O’Boyle and Luke Malone one each  Dara Staunton kicked three frees and Barry Walsh one. Further goals from James O’Boyle and Dylan Flynn and string of points from Adam Mills Billy Loftus Shane Lynn and Josh Moyles saw Crossmolina run out comfortable winners on the score board 6 – 11 to 0 – 9  but if the visitors were a bit more clinical in front of goal they missed a coupe of good scoring chances but saying that Crossmolina defences was always putting pressure on the attacker and this resulted in the missed chances. Crossmolina Team and Scorers were Patrick O’Malley Ronan Connor Sean Heffernan Nathan Lynch Aaron Coggins Martin Maloney Joey Keane Josh Moyles 0 – 1 Billy Loftus 0 – 1   Kobe McDonald 2 – 1 Sean Og McGuinness 1 – 0 Dylan Flynn 1 – 1 Shane Lynn 0 – 2 James O’Boyle 2 – 1 Adam Mills 0 - 4 subs Luke Maloney 0 – 1 Ronan Walsh Darragh Duffy Liam Clancy Dillon McHale  


Wedding Bells.

Congratulation to Mark Reynolds Church Rd Crossmolina and Yvonne Ward Killala who were married in St Tiernans Church Crossmolina recently. The Happy couple are wished many years of good health and Happiness from their many friends 


General maintenance around your home:

If you need help to carry out small repairs on your property, clear your yard or garden or clean guttering the Crossmolina Community Council team is available Monday - Friday. Please phone us on 096 30934 or 087 218 6560 for information or to book.


Jack Leonard Photos Exhibition

For the next week Anthony Leonard will be concentrating on building out more detail about the J.J. (Jack) Leonard photography collection. He will be in the Civic Centre, Crossmolina on Tuesdays from 3 pm - 6 pm to meet anyone that has a story to tell or a Jack Leonard photo to show to him. Come along to discuss or chat about any of the photos. The Exhibition runs until Sunday 23rdAugust 


Mayo Centre for the Unemployed.

Teeling Street Ballina has re-opened to the Public Services we provide, Typing, Photocopying, Letters, CV’s Etc. The centre looks forward to welcoming back all our customers, covid-19 social distancing rules apply 


Third round Championship.

Next Sunday 23rd August Crossmolina and Ballinrobe go head to see who top’s Group 4 of The Egan Jewellers Intermediate Championship in Parke


U16 Championship.

Naomh Padraic recorded a convincing 4 – 7 to 1 – 9 win over Crossmolina in Tiernans Park on Tuesday of Last Week Three goals from Ian McDonnell  A Sean Loughney Penalty  and another McDonnell effort gave the visitors the perfect start in the opening half Crossmolina fought back with a Dara Syron Goal from a penalty and points from James Maheady two Mickie Maloney and Ronan Loftus one each to leave the half time score 3 – 4 to 1 – 4 James Maheady tacked on another four points Kyle Gallagher one at the other end  Stephen Jackson grabbed a couple and Sean Walsh one before Ian McDonnell scored a late goal  to stretch his sides advantage seven points   

Crossmolina Team Jack Sharkey Jack Loftus Matthew Gordetskyy Eoin O’Boyle Michael Maloney        0 – 1 Darragh Syron 1 – 0 Richie Shelly Niall Maughan Diarmuid Fox Diarmuid Coggins Eoin Murphy Darragh Deane Declan Tolan James Maheady 0 – 6 Ronan Loftus 0 – 1 subs Kyle Gallagher 0 – 1 Marcus Maughan and Aiden Granaghan



Crossmolina Festival continue their Drive In Bingo this Friday evening, Aug. 21st, at 7pm at Gortnor Abbey.  Come along for family fun, play bingo from the comfort and safety of your car.  Prize money €2000+.