T.P.Loftus Retirement

Pictured are the staff of Richmond National School at the presentation and social in Hiney's upper Deck to retiring Principal Mr T.P.Loftus after 29 years in the school. Also in picture are Left to right Noreen Lennon School Principal, Breege Thompson N.T. Back row left to right Bernie Caden School Secretary, Caroline O’Connell N.T, Tanya Lyons N.T, Sile Butler N.T Maureen Munnelly School Caretaker




As part of Mayo Social Inclusion Week, Mayo North East have organised a craft morning where there will be a display of art and craft produced through the social inclusion groups in North Mayo.  Some of the groups displaying their crafts will be:


Abbey Wreaths

Ballina Costume Company

Ballina Men’s Shed

Ballina Textile Group

Crossmolina Men’s Shed

Erris Women’s Group

ICA Guilds

Swinford Craft Group



There will also be demonstrations of Applique Landscape, Patchwork & Quiliting, Fabric Collage and others. This event  is FREE and will be held in The Great National Hotel, Ballina from 11am – 2pm on Thursday October 19th 2017.  If you or members of your group are interested in attending  this event we would love to have you join us.

Free ‘Getting Citizens Online’ course

Free ‘Getting Citizens Online’ course

Irish Rural Link are running a free computer course called ‘Getting Citizens Online’ in the Crossmolina area. It is designed for beginners to help you feel comfortable using a computer.  It is an introduction to the Internet, shopping online, email, basic Microsoft Word processing, Skype and other useful government online services. The course runs for 2 hours a week over five weeks in the Crossmolina Enterprise centre. To book a place please contact 0860897789

Free IT Skills course for Farmers

Free IT Skills course for Farmers   

Irish Rural Link are offering a free computer course for farmers in the Crossmolina area with the overall aim to get farmers online in advance of the new regulations by the Department of Agriculture.

The course will cover topics such as: Farmer registration; Calf and Herd registration; the Agfood website; Computer literacy; Internet search; Setting up email; and Online banking.                        

The course runs for two hours a week over five weeks  in the Crossmolina Enterprise centre. To book a place please contact 0860897789

Defibrillator Training

There are now 2 defibrillators installed in Crossmolina town, one beside the ATM and the other on the wall at Jarlath Tolan Butchers.

Mayo County Council in conjunction with Mayo Civil Defence will carry out training in defibrillator use in the near future.  There is a small charge of €20 per person to cover the cost of training. If you are interested in booking a place please call the Enterprise Centre Office on 096 30934 or 30935. Training will take place in Crossmolina Town Hall on a date yet to be decided.


Crossmolina Day Centre

Following on from the success of Bingo Hour last month, Crossmolina Day Centre we will be hosting another Bingo Hour this month on Tuesday 24th October from 2pm to 4pm in the Social Services.  Light refreshments served.  There is a charge of €5 per person.

The Community bus is available to pick up those that need transport. Please call 096 30935 for further details


Care Services for Crossmolina

A meeting will be held in Crossmolina Town hall on Tuesday evening 17th October at 8pm. The objective is to discuss the formation of a committee aimed at developing a not for profit range of care services for Crossmolina and the surrounding areas which would provide independent/sheltered/assisted living facilities to cater for the needs of our citizens going forward. Those wishing to have an input and furthering this idea, or are interested in joining an active working committee, are asked to attend. 

News - Fri 6th October 2017

Lotto Results.

There was no winner of the Crossmolina Deel-Rovers GAA Club Lotto Jackpot on Saturday night 30th September. The numbers were 2 – 6 – 11 – 16 four punters matched three numbers Paul Duffy Erris St Crossmolina, David McNamara Castlehill Ballina, Aidan Garrett Mullenmore Rd Crossmolina, James Heffernan Abbeyview Crossmolina they share the €150 prize. The draw took place in Sticks Bar. This weeks Jackpot is €4,350. Many thanks for your continued support. 


Active Age Over 55’s

Walking and aerobics for both Women and Men continues on each Tuesday in Crossmolina GAA Centre at 12noon. New members always welcome


Wedding Bells

Congratulation to Sean Kelly Ballina Rd Crossmolina and Sinead White Wexford who were married in Wexford recently, David McDonnell Mountcormac Crossmolina and Patricia Melvin Enniscrone who were married in the Church of our Lady Assumed into Heaven Enniscrone with reception in the Diamond Coast Hotel Geraldine Hughes Carrowkilleen Crossmolina and Seamus Clancy Loughrea Galway who were married in Portugal 


Blood Donations 

Thanks to all who donated Blood at the recent clinic in the Parish Hall. We had 87 Donors. Many thanks to all who attended all who helped with refreshments and prepared the Hall a sincere thank you.


Crossmolina Gun Club

Membership is now overdue. Please make contact with Michael Mulhern on 087.2518327 to pay up in time for the shooting season 



Full details on the Haunted Hat Festival & "BOO" are available online at www.crossmolinafestival.ie/halloween and tickets for "Nightmare On Church St." are available by calling 089 2011721. If anyone is interested in taking part or helping in any way please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Thank you to everyone that donated old hats.


U15 League 

Crossmolina were edged out by four points in this county U15 League tie against Naoimh Padraic at a wet and windy Killala on Sunday of last week that final score     3 – 9 to 3 – 5 Crossmolina team John Tolan Conor Howley Vladimir Gordetskyy Michael Gill Jason Syron Liam Connor Eamon Gill Sean Hegarty 1 – 0 James Williams 0 – 2 Niall Coggins 1 – 1 Killian Fergus 0 – 2 Darragh Duffy Conor Reynolds Ethan Connor Alfie Maloney 1 – 0 Subs Patrick Carden Paul Lynott   


Men on the Move in Crossmolina. 

It's on every Tuesday night between 7pm-8pm. It's suitable for all levels of fitness. If they have any questions they can contact Shane on 083 3030613


No Name Club 

This reputable group needs your help. If you can spare time to supervise the Crossmolina No Name Club please contact us. This is ideally but not exclusively for someone outside the parent group. If you, for example are in your twenties, are retired, may not have children or have grown up children and have an interest in facilitating older teenagers, then please phone Siobhan as soon as possible on 087 218 6560. This rewarding, voluntary role will be of great benefit to our local young people. Further information available at: nonameclub.ie


Flu Vaccine 

Is now available at the Deel Medical Centre. Flu Clinics are on Monday 3 to 4 pm and Friday 11 – 30 to 12 – 30. No appointments necessary for flu Clinic


Kilmurray Church 

Re-Dedication on Sunday next at 3 pm People are asked to bring cakes for refreshments afterwards in the Community centre. Thank you. 


Eskeragh News

Old School House Eskeragh Activity’s on Tuesday’s  nights there is dancing at 8 – 30 then on Thursday night 12th October Mindfulness Thursday 19th October Make up 2nd November Reflexology, 9th November Cake Decoration. €5 per class. Classes supported by Education training board 8 to 10 each night 


Bus Service From Crossmolina to Ballina every Tuesday

A bus leaves from Crossmolina to Ballina every tuesday at 9.05 via Moygownagh and arrives in Ballina at 10.15am. Pick up point is the library.

The bus then departs Ballina at 2pm and arrives in Crossmolina at 3.10pm


Bus Service From Crossmolina to Castlebar on Fridays

A bus leaves Crossmolina every friday morning at 9.15am for Castlebar via Bofeenuan and Parke and arrives in Castlebar at 10.30am. The bus then leaves Castlebar at 2pm and arrives in Crossmolina at 15.15. The pick up point is near the library.