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.

David Hopkins Presentation

David Hopkins (Hopkins butchers Erris)  who completed Gael Force West Challenge 2017 and raised €1,042 in aid of St Tiernan's Cemetery,  presenting the Cheque to Siobhain Gough and Geraldine Mullen Crossmolina Cemetery Committee.

News - Fri 14th July 2017

Lotto Results

There was no winner of the Crossmolina Deel-Rovers GAA Club Lotto Jackpot on Saturday night 8th July. The numbers were 4 – 13 – 17 – 24 one punter matched three numbers Michael Kilcullen 16 Chapel View Crossmolina and he won €150.  The draw took place in Thatch Inn. This week’s jackpot is €5,700. Many thanks for all your continued support

 

Sweeney Cup 

Crossmolina and Belmullet finished level after sixty minuets in this Sweeney Cup Semi final at Tiernans Park on Sunday week 1 – 9 each. In extra time, two goals from Dean Loftus and a string of Points from Cathal Carolan Fionan Duffy Tommy Walsh Liam Donohoe saw Crossmolina run out comfortable winners by nine points 3 – 17 to 2 - 11 

Crossmolina team and scorers Shane Keane Stephen O’Malley Henry McLoughlin Sean O’Boyle Peadar Gardiner Darragh McCormack Thomas Cafferty Jordan Flynn Cathal Carolan 0 – 5 Martin McAndrew Mark Leonard Derek Hegarty Dean Loftus 2 – 1 Fionan Duffy 1 – 8 Mickie Loftus Subs Liam Donohoe 0 – 2   Tommy Walsh 0 – 1 for Mark Leonard Ronan McDermott for Derek Hegarty Martin Connor for Peadar Gardiner Fergal Duffy for Dean Loftus Joe Keane Snr for Derek Hegarty

 

Its Festival Time

Finally festival week has arrived in Crossmolina, starting this Wednesday through until Sunday, five fun filled days for all the family. Full details of the events are on the festival website at www.crossmolinafestival.ie. If you are interested in any event where numbers are limited please register as soon as possible as some events are already booked up, also tickets are on sale locally for Sharon Shannon and Don Stiffe in concert on Thursday night. This year's festival has more children's events than last year, more diverse events to cover all age groups and a line up of entertainment that includes international artists and TV stars. We hope everyone enjoys Festival 2017, thank you to all of the sponsors, community groups that have helped and the general public support the festival has received

 

U17 Boys Soccer Final 

Kilmurray did all the pressing and created a number of great goal scoring chances in this final of the U17 Boys final at Solar 21 Astro-Turf Pitch on Wednesday last. Mickie Murphy Conor Caden and Adam Langan all went close breaking the deal lock in the opening 45 minuets against Charlestown side that defended well. The winners came more into it after Mickie Murphy shot for Kilmurray came back off the underside of the crossbar and were rewarded when Jack Mahon Grabbed the all important goal after 70 minuets drilling a low past the Helpless Darragh Walsh from the edge of the box. Kilmurray were now defending as Charlestown who did not exert as much energy up to this point were full of running but for all the Chances Kilmurray created  they deserved at least  a draw

Kilmurray Team Darragh Walsh Ethan O’Hora Jamie Padden Adam Garrett Kieran Lynn Cian Cosgrove James Gill Conor Caden Edward Gough Mickie Murphy Adam Langan Subs Cian Walsh for Cian Cosgrove Vladimir  Gordetskyy for Edward Gough 

 

New Stores Opened 

Congratulation to Joe and Fiona O’Donnell on the opening of newly-refurbished Centre Superstore on Friday week and to Enda and Carmel Hiney on opening of their newly-refurbished Londis store last Friday which was opened by Stephen Rochford Mayo Senior Team Manager. With huge crowds turning out on both days 

Crossmolina Library News

Thursday 20th Puppet Show in the Library at 12 noon, another show has been added for 1.00pm Suitable for children up to 8 years Registration required Phone 096 31939 Opening Times of Library Tuesday and Wednesday. 12 noon -----7.00pm Friday and Saturday 11.00am ----4.00pm. Children Don't Forget our Reading Challenge during July and August. Enjoy and read lots

 

U12 League

Crossmolina had a comfortable win over Laherdane in the County U12 League at a wet Tiernans Park on Monday of last week final score 3 – 8 to 2 - 2

Crossmolina  Team: Jack Sharkey, Nathan Lynch, Shane Lynn, Aidan Granaghan, Marcus Maughan, Aaron Coggins, Mathew Gordetskyy 0 – 2  Diarmuid Fox 0 - 1 Jack Naughton  0 – 3  Patrick O’Malley  0 – 2 Ronan Connor  James O'Boyle  1 – 0 Ronan Walsh  1 – 0 Subs Dillon Rowland Michael Lin and Patrick Reape 1 – 0

 

Died in Dublin

The death occurred peacefully on Tuesday 4th July at Mount Hybla Nursing Home of Brid Lang nee Harrison The Pines Castleknock and formerly of Regal Park and Crossmolina. Her remains reposed at the Kirwan Funeral Home, Fairview Strand, on Wednesday with removal to the Church of Our Lady Mother of the Church Requiem mass on Thursday followed by Cremation at Glasnevin Crematorium. Brid was predeceased by her Husband Sean and son Christopher, is survived by her sons Sean, Peadar and Brendan, daughters Mary, Brid and Catherine, sisters Ronnie Munnelly Knockadine Crossmolina and Bernie Gardiner Church St, Crossmolina, daughters – in – law, sons – in – law, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren, relations friends and neighbours. May she rest in peace   

 

Minor Championship 

Crossmolina and Bonniconlon played out a exciting  draw in normal time in the North Mayo Minor Championship tie in Bonniconlon on Friday of last week before Crossmolina emerged winners in a high scoring 9 – 4 to 3 – 14  in Extra time 

Crossmolina team Sean Gallagher Daniel Howley Ryan Donnellan Patrick McAndrew Niall Maughan Eoin Mcdonnell Colm Hegarty Conor Caden 1 – 1 Ronan Lavelle 1 – 1 Keelan Hegarty 1 – 1 Fergal Duffy 0 – 1 Edward Gough 1 – 1 Patrick Howley 3 – 0 subs Adam Langan 1 – 0 for Ronan Lavelle Ronan Lynn for Fergal Duffy James Gill 1 – 0  for Edward Gough  

 

U16 Championship 

After their good win over Tourmakeady the previous week Crossmolina U16 boys came up against a very good Davitts team that inflicted their a third defeat this year on  the visitors to Ballindine on Tuesday last after fairly close opening quarter only a couple of points separated the sides when James Gill was fouled and from the resulting penalty Joe Prendergast made a wonderful save from Edward Gough Diarmuid Walsh kicked four points and Adam Langan goaled but with Stephen Niland Finatan  Kelly and Niall Tracey scoring at will Davitts were in a commanding lead at the break and went on to continue to dominate the final thirty minuets Edward Gough and Thady Connor scored points each and James Gill fisted a goal to leave the final score Davitts 4 – 16 Crossmolina 2 – 6. 

Crossmolina Team John Tolan Luke Callaghan Daniel Howley Sean Hegarty Conor Caden Lee Carolan Patrick McAndrew (Capt) Thady Connor 0 – 1 Killian Fergus Adam Langan 1 – 0 Edward Gough 0 – 1 Diamuid Walsh 0 – 2 James Gill 1 – 0 Subs Brian Hopkins for Daniel Howley James Williams for Adan Langan Vladimir Gordetskyy for Killian Fergus

 

Died in Castlebar 

The death occurred peacefully at Cuan Chaitriona Nursing Home on Saturday 2nd July of Mary Irwin nee Lavelle Springfield Castlebar and formerly of Letterbrick Boughadoon Keenagh. Her remains reposed at the Nursing home on Tuesday evening with removal to the Church of the Holy Rosary.Requiem mass on Wednesday with burial afterwards in Castlebar New Cemetery. Predeceased her husband John, sons John Francis and Gabriel and son-in-law Michael, deeply regretted by her loving family daughters Mary McDonnell, Teresa Brogan, son Michael, sisters Barbara (Waterford) and Liza (U.K.), daughters-in-law Helena and Carmel, son-in-law Willie, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, relations, extended family, friends and neighbours. May she rest in peace.  

 

Good Luck to Mayo  

Next Saturday evening Mayo and Cork go head to head in the all Ireland Qualifier at the Gaelic Grounds Limerick. The Crossmolina Deel-Rovers club extends best wishes and good luck to Stephen Rochford, Conor Loftus Joe Keane and all the Mayo Team  

 

News - Fri 7th July 2017

Lotto Results

There was no winner of the Crossmolina Deel-Rovers GAA Club Lotto Jackpot on Saturday night 1st July. The numbers were 3 – 10 – 27 – 29 one punter matched three numbers Stephen Jordan Enniscoe Castlehill and he won €150.  The draw took place in Maughan’s Bar. This week’s jackpot is €5,550. Many thanks for all your continued support

 

U16 Championship

Crossmolina 5-13 Tourmakeady 3-03

Crossmolina got their U16 Chapionship off to a winning start at Tiernans Park on Tuesday of lat week with a comfortable win in the end 

John Tolan, Luke Callaghan, Daniel Howley, Jason Syron, Conor Caden 1 – 0 Lee Carolan, Patrick McAndrew, Thady Connor 1 – 0  Killian Fergus, Adam Langan 1 - 2 Edward Gough 1 – 9  James Gill 1 - 1 Diarmuid Walsh 0 – 2 

Subs; Sean Hegarty for Jason Syron Vladimir Gordetskyy for Killian Fergus Brian Hopkins for Luke Callaghan 

 

Cemetery Mass

The following are the dates for 2017 Cemetery masses Crossmolina is on Sunday 16th July at 6pm and Kilmurray on Saturday 29th July at 7pm (Vigil Mass) 

 

Engine and Tractor Club 

Mayo North old Engine and Tractor Club Annual Vintage show in on Sunday 16th July at Enniscoe House. Lots to see for all the Family. Anyone looking to exhibit or just need some more information can contact David McDonnell on 087. 6709734

 

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

 

U12 League

Crossmolina and Naomh Padraig served up an exciting County U12 League tie at Lacken on Monday of last week final score 

Crossmolina 7-8 Naomh Padriag 4 - 9 Team: Jack Sharkey, Nathan Lynch, Shane Lynn, Aidan Granaghan, Mathew Williams, Aaron Coggins, Mathew Gordetskyy, Richie Shelly  1 -0  Kyle Gallagher 0 - 1 Jack Naughton  0 – 4  Patrick .O’Malley  1 – 3 Ronan Connor 1 – 0 James O'Boyle  4 – 0 

 

Kilmurray Bonfire

The annual Bonfire Night Party held at Kilmurry Centre was very successful and was enjoyed by young and old .The Committee wish to thank all those who supported the event and everyone who volunteered their help in preparing for the Party and working on the night .A special word of thanks to the following who generously sponsored Raffle prizes ; O Donnell's Centra , Murphy's Bar, Cawleys of Rakestreet,  Hiney's Londis , Molloy's Chemist , Quinn's Chemist , Michael Cooney and Sons Hardware and Kilmurry Youths Soccer Club. 

 

Dr Michael Honoured. 

Congratulations  to Dr Michael Loftus Who was Honoured by Mayo County Board with naming of The formerly named Green Room under the stand in Elvery’s McHale  in his Honour and the unveiling of a mural prior to the Mayo V Derry  Championship Qualifier on Saturday week. 

 

Festival Updates:

Less than two weeks to this year's festival and the anticipation is growing. Due to demand there has been some additions to the events in the brochure, there is an extra Cupcake Workshop on Fri. July 21st at 5pm, an adult Sean Nos dancing workshop has been added on dance day, Wed. July 19th at 3pm. Some of the children's events are booking up fast namely the Magic Show and Puppet Show and the Ladies night in Enniscoe has limited numbers with some places remaining. Please visit the festival website or Facebook page for details.

 

Crossmolina 3 – 8 Knockmore 1 – 9 

Crossmolina grabbed two precious points in Division 1A of the County League at St Josephs Park Knockmore on Sunday last. Playing a more direct game taking the game to the hosts two points from Brian Benson in side three minuets was the perfect start Darren McHale quickly cancelled those our Kieran Langan and Darren McHale added points before Fionan Duffy had like scores for the visitors Peter Naughton pointed a free to give his side a one point advantage after 15 minuets Brian Benson waltzed past a couple of defenders to drill the ball past Aidan Kilcoyne in the seventh minuet after receiving the pass from Jordan Flynn Fionan Duffy added a point in the 25th minuet and just before the break  Martin McAndrew found Kevin Mulhern with a 40m pass which he fielded and stuck the ball  in the net to leave the half tine score 2 – 5 to 0 – 5 after playing with the aid of a stiff breeze Keith Ruttledge tacked on a point on the resumption and Peter Naughton pointed in  thirty fourth and fortieth minuet  which  Fionan Duffy replied with two points for The Dee-Siders Kieran Langan grabbed a life line for his side when drove the ball past a helpless Shane Keane  after a goal mouth scramble in the 47th minuet this goal was quickly cancelled out when Martin McAndrew found Derek Hegarty in side the defence exchanged passes with Dean Loftus before fisting to the net Fionan Duffy and Peter Naughton exchanged point before the final whistle 

Crossmolina team Shane Keane Stephen O’Malley Stephen Duffy Jonathan O’Boyle Peadar Gardiner Hugh Cafferty Thomas Cafferty Kevin Mulhern 1 – 0 Jordan Flynn Martin McAndrew Cathal Carolan Derek Hegarty 1 – 0 Mickie Loftus Brian Benson 1 – 2 Fionan Duffy 0 – 6 Subs Kevin McHugh for Jonathan O’Boyle Darragh McCormack for Hugh Cafferty Dean Loftus for Brian Benson Tommy Walsh for Derek Hegarty 

 

Nephin Rose

Michael Leonard Coolturk Quarries Sponsor of 2017 winning  Nephin Rose Amy Traynor with prize also in the picture are Kathleen McGuire Jordan Committee and Vickie Moore (The Thatch Inn) Who Amy represented.

News - Fri 30th June 2017

Lotto Results.

Their was no winner of the Crossmolina Deel-Rovers GAA Club Lotto Jackpot on Saturday night 24th June   The numbers were 3 – 21 – 23 – 28 two punters  matched three numbers. Julia Rowland Eskeragh Crossmolina, Declan Garrett Mullenmore Rd Crossmolina they win €75 each. The draw took place in Hiney’s Bar. This week’s jackpot is €5,400. Many thanks for all your continued support

 

The Late Tony Doyle

The death occurred peacefully at his residence on Saturday evening 24th June of Tony Doyle Pulladoohey Crossmolina. His remains reposed at Hiney’s Funeral home on Monday evening with removal to St Tiernans church. Requiem Mass on Tuesday with Burial afterwards in Kilmurray Cemetery. Tony is survived by his wife Monica  

(nee Heffernan), his extended Doyle and Heffernan Families, his relatives, many Friends and neighbours. May he rest in peace

 

Died in New York

The death took place on June 19th of Sarah (Sadie) Cadden 1921 - 2017 Queens NY and formally Carrowkeel. Sadie was predeceased by her husband Francis and her son Patrick. Sadie was laid to rest in St. John's Cemetery Middle Village NY. Sadie is survived by her Stepsons James, Michael and family her sister in law Mary Cadden Rathbane cousins neighbours and many friends. May she rest in peace 

 

Festival News

Thank you to everyone that attended the Festival Launch, the brochure for Festival 2017 is now available in local outlets and online at the new festival website, www.crossmolinafestival.ie. Congratulations to Amy Traynor who was chosen as Nephin Rose 2017, we wish Amy the best of luck and hope she enjoys her year representing Crossmolina. This year's festival has a varied mix of events, the five fun filled days from July 19th - 23rd will have, comedy, cycling, ladies night, dancing, puppetry, magic, knockout challenge, art, music, water activities and much more. The final heat of the Singing Pubs takes place in Cawley's Of Rakestreet on next Saturday night, July 8th. If you would like to volunteer to help out in any small way during this year's festival please email the festival or call Damian on 086 2648495, any help would be appreciated

 

Kilmurray Social.

On this coming Sunday evening 9th July in Kilmurray Community centre with Music by Gerry Rowland (Bumble Bee)  commencing at 7pm admission €5. Come along meet and greet your friends. Refreshments served all are welcome

 

Wedding Bells 

Congratulation to Shane Hopkins Errew Castlehill and Aoife Conneally  Dunmore  Galway who were married in St Patricks Church Garrafrauns with reception in the  Raheen Woods Hotel Athenry,  Ann Walsh Kilfine and John Mayock Rarhkell  who were married in Rome recently 

 

Pilgrimage to Lourdes

Killala/Achonry Pilgrimage to Lourdes August 23rd to 28th 2017. Flight from Knock cost €710. Contact Michael Walkin 086.6080763. Sick/Assisted section details and booking contact Eileen O’Brien 086.4013897

 

St Tiernans Cemetery 

Thank you to everyone who helped at St Tiernans Cemetery Clean-up day It was great to some new people and of course those that turn up every year All your efforts are much appreciated. Thank you again, Crossmolina Cemetery Committee

 

Recent Deaths 

Sympathy is extended to the Family of Sarah (Sadie) Caden who died in New York formerly of Carrowkeel. Cecily Moran Ballyhanuis mother- in- law of Orla Loftus, Tony Doyle Pulladoohey Crossmolina Eileen Corcoran Glasnevin Dublin sister of Sr Dolores Mullemmore, Geraldine Ruane nee Kilkenny Bonniconlon retired principal of Gortnor Abbey Secondary School. May they rest in peace. 

 

Social Dancing

In the Parish Hall Crossmolina on this Friday night 7th July  from 10pm to 12 with music by  Stuart Moyles. Lessons from 9pm to 10pm 

 

Open day Reel Deel Brewery Crossmolina

Open day Reel Deel Brewery Crossmolina 12.00pm – 6.00pm Saturday 1st July 2017.

Indie Beer Week 23rd June to 2nd July.

Visit your local Independent Irish Brewery where Real beer is made.