Kilmurray Communion Class 2017

Kilmurray 1st Holy Communion Class 2017 Children from Richmond N.S  unless other wise stated Back Ms Caroline O’Connell (Richmond N.S) Fr Francis Judge PP Ms Breege Thompson (Richmond N.S), Fr Gabriel Rosbothan CC, Ms Catherine Canny (Killacorraun)  Middle Row from left to right  Aidan Granaghan (Server) Paul Granaghan, Joseph Loftus, Peadar Fergus Killacorraun, Jimmy Loftus (Server) Daniel Hughes. Front from left to right Rhia Flanagan, Hannah Moran, Leagh Gallagher, Joy Donohoe, and Paddy Loftus.

Crossmolina Confirmation

Back row l to r: Caroline Kennedy (Principal), Ciara Duffy, Geraldine O’Malley (Teacher), Jack Loftus, Eve McHale, Darragh Syron, Lainey Jordan-Flynn, Bishop John Fleming, Eoin Noone, Patrice Kelly, Eoin O’Boyle, Ava Cooney, Kyna O’Malley

Middle row l to r: Fr. Francis Judge PP, Daisy Verry, Marcus Maughan, Richie Shelley, Clodagh Syron, Eva Moyles, Caoimhe O’Malley, Carlie Anne Brobbey Kyei, Kai Howley, Fr. Gabriel Rosbotham CC

Front row l to r: Keelan Hegarty, Lisa Davidson, Jack Naughton, Diarmuid Coggins, Diarmuid Fox, Alannah Canavan, Marija Fox

News - Fri 26th May 2017

Lotto Results.

There was no winner of the Crossmolina Deel-Rovers GAA Club Lotto Jackpot on Saturday 20th May. The numbers were 6 – 12 – 19 – 25 three punters matched three number Chris Myles 24 Deerpark Crossmolina, Aaron McNulty Killeen Castlehill, Finola Canavan Abbeyview Crossmolina each win €50. The draw took place in Cawley’s of Rakestreet. This week’s jackpot is €4,650. Many thanks for all your support 


Recent Deaths

Sympathy is extended to the families of the following who died recently Bridget Delia Connolly Throndale Chicago and formerly of Derreen Boughadoon Crossmolina, Paddy Queenan Kingsbury London and formerly of Errew Castlehill, Bridie Howard aunt of the Collins Family Fotish, Emmett Moloney Nephin Court Killala Rd Ballina and Foxford husband of Sandra McLoughlin formerly of Eskeragh. May they rest in peace.


Div 1 League 

Crossmolina Junior team suffered a heavy defeat at home to Killala three goals from Colum O’Donohue in a four minuets spell midway through the first half killed this game off as a contest as the visitors had all ready eight points on the board eve do Kevin Keane and David O’Malley grabbed goals for the Deel-siders but further goals from Cian O’Dea and James Ruddy saw the winners race into a 5 – 8 to 2 – 4 interval lead. Niall Timoney raised a green flag and tacked on a two points and Thomas McNulty pointed a free to leave the final score 5 – 14 to 3 – 7   

Crossmolina Team Liam Donohoe Fergal Gill Jason Murphy Sean O’Boyle Martin Connor Darren Caden Patrick Loftus David O’Malley 1  - 0 Conor Rowland Niall Timoney  1 – 2 Henry McLoughlin Kevin Keane 1 – 0  Tommy Walsh Thomas McNulty  0 – 5 Subs Kevin McHugh Paul Haran Patrick Loftus John Garrett Ronan McDermott 


Died in England

The death occurred peacefully on Monday 15th May at his residence of Paddy Queenan Kingsbury London and formerly of Errew Castlehill Crossmolina. His remains reposed at Leonards Funeral Home Laherdane on Thursday evening with removal to St Patricks church. Burial on Friday in Addergoole Cemetery after requiem Mass. Paddy is survived by his wife Mary, sons Patrick and Paul daughters Catherine, Maureen and Michelle daughters – in – law, sons – in – law grandchildren, great-grandchild, brother Sean St Patricks Avenue Crossmolina, sisters Barbra Gibson Dublin, Kathleen Lynn Dublin,  Angela Singleton St Patricks Avenue, Bernadette Cafferty London, brother – in – law nephews, nieces, relations, extended family, friends and neighbours, May he rest in peace


Wedding Bells

Congratulations to Ann Marie Loftus Dooleeg and Damien Loftus St Marys Park who were married in Our Lady of Mercy Church Eskeragh with reception in the Diamond Coast Hotel Enniscrone. The happy couple are wished many years of happiness from their many friends. 


Kai Represented Crossmolina NS

Congratulation to Crossmolina National School pupil Kai Howley Erris St who represented the School in the Cumann Na mBunscol Exhibition games before last Sunday Weeks Connacht Quarter final between Mayo and Sligo in Elvery’s McHale Park   


Nephin Haven 

June Bank Holiday Nephin Haven Tourism Group have the pleasure of bringing you Lough Conn Fishing Tales and Trails on Saturday 3rd June from 10am to 5pm at Enniscoe house. Look out for further information on posters and social media


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   



Congratulations to Sheila Rixon who won Heat No. 2 of the "Singing Pubs" and will represent Stick's Bar in the final on July 23rd. The next heat takes place on Saturday night next, June 3rd, in Maughan's Bar. Tickets for the Sharon Shannon concert are available in Hiney's Londis, O'Donnell's Centra and Mulhern's Gala. The Nephin Rose 2017 takes place in Hiney's Upper Deck on Saturday June 24th.


U12 League Boys Results 

Crossmolina 2 – 10 Belmullet 5 – 10

Team: James O Boyle, Nathan Lynch, Dylan Moran, Aaron Coggins, Marcus Maughan, Billy Loftus, Mathew Gordesky, Diarmuid Fox 0 – 3 Mathew Williams 0 – 2  Jack Naughton 0 – 1  Kyle Gallagher 0 – 2 Patrick O’Malley 2 – 0  Ronan Walsh 0 – 2  Ronan Connor, Michael Lin, Shay Donohoe, Shane Lynn, Jimmy Loftus, Dylan Rowland


U12 League 

Crossmolina 4-6 Ardnaree 3 – 8

Team: Jack Sharkey, James O Boyle, Nathan Lynch, Dylan Moran, Aaron Coggins, Richie Shelley, Marcus Maughan, Aidan Granaghan, Billy Loftus, Mathew Gordesky 0 – 2  Diarmuid Fox, Mathew Williams 1 – 0  Jack Naughton 0 – 3  Kyle Gallagher 1 – 0  Patrick O’Malley 2 – 1  Ronan Walsh. Ronan Connor, Michael Lin, Shay Donohoe, Shane Lynn, Jimmy Loftus, Dylan Rowland


Crossmolina Singing Pubs 2017 - Heat 5

CROSSMOLINA SINGING PUBS 2017 – HEAT 5 will take place in Maughan’s Bar, Crossmolina on Saturday June 3rd 2017. Free Entry and Over 18’s only. €1,000 and recording opportunity for overall winner and €100 for the winner of each Heat. To enter please call 087 3162376, 085 7459249, 087 4176291 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

News - Fri 19th May 2017

Lotto Results.

There was no winner of the Crossmolina Deel-Rovers GAA Club Lotto Jackpot on Saturday night 13th May.  The numbers were 8 – 28 – 29 – 32 two punters matched three numbers Cillian McHale Rathnamagh Crossmolina. Mia Lavelle Ballina each wins €75. The draw took place in the Thatch Bar. This week’s jackpot is €4,500. Many thanks for your continued support


National Schools Wins Title

Crossmolina National School captured the North Mayo Comann na mBunscoil title with a comfortable 2 – 11 to 1 – 3 win over Belmullet at a windy Tallagh on Monday of last week. Crossmolina played with the elements in the first half and lead at the break by 0 – 8 to 0 – 1 six of those points from the boot of Diarmuid Coggins and points each from Diarmuid Fox and Darragh Syron. Belmullet had a number of goal chances which Richie Shelly pulled off fine saves from. Darragh Syron struck a crucial goal eight minuets after the break Eoin O’Boyle and Diarmuid Fox added points before substitute Nathan Lynch grabbed a goal and a point in between those scores the Erris boys scores 1 – 2 on the evening Crossmolina were the much slicker side all round and were deserving winner. Great credit is due to their coaches Brendan McAndrew and Michael Murphy who have put in many hours Coaching with the School over the past couple of years Crossmolina team and scorers

Richie Shelly Marcus Maughan Matthew Gordetskyy Kai Howley Jack Loftus Darragh Syron (Capt) 1 - 1Diramuid Coggins 0 – 6  Diarmuid Fox Patrick O’Malley Eoin O’Boyle Jack Naughton  Subs Nathan Lynch 1 – 1 Eoin Noone Aaron Coggins Ronan Walsh 


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


The Late Thomas Gaughan

The death occurred suddenly on Tuesday 16th may of Thomas (Tom) Gaughan Abbeytown Crossmolina. His remains reposed at Hineys Funeral Home on Wednesday evening. Requiem mass on Thursday in St Tiernans Church with Burial afterwards in Kilmurray Cemetery. Thomas  was pre deceased by his parents Ellen and Michael, brothers Joseph and Sean is survived by his wife Mary, sons Michael and Thomas daughters Mary and Annette, grandchildren Lauren, Michael, Tom, Aoibhinn, Ciara, John and Cillian, son-in-law Myles, daughter-in-law Juanita, brothers Pat, Martin Michael and Seamus all in Leeds, Christy Ballyscanlon, sisters Mary Reynolds Dublin, Helen Walsh Leeds, Margaret Parsons Castlebar, Bernadette O’Donnell  sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives, extended Family, friends and neighbours. May he rest in peace 


Minor League 

Crossmolina Minor team suffered another heavy defeat away to Burrishoole in McGovern Park Newport last Tuesday final score 3 – 21 to 0 – 4 Sean Gallagher Ryan Donnellan Sean Canavan Patrick McAndrew Shane Howley Thady Connor Keelan Hegarty Colm Hegarty 0 – 1 Lorcan Loftus Ferghal Duffy 0 – 2 Robert Murphy Ronan Lavelle Eoin McDonnell Subs Ronan Lynn for Keelan Hegarty (inj) Darragh Gill 0 – 1 for Ronan Lynn 


Bridge Results.

The following are results for of the Weekly Crossmolina Bridge session in Hineys Thursday night 11th May 1st Nuala Doyle and Maureen Barrett 2nd  Rita Fox and Ena Coggins 3rd Mary Corcoran and Martina Duffy 4th A tie John and Breda Mulkearns, Mary Garrett and Teresa McNulty 


St Tiernans Church 

1. Live Streaming of Mass in St Tiernan’s Church : Link to the live stream:

2. Tax Rebate Forms CHY3/CHY4: Forms are all available at the front doors. Please fill in forms and return to Parish Office. Any query please contact Parish Office on 096 31677 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

3. Parish Mission

Parish Mission takes place on 21-28 October 2017 led by the Redemptorist Mission Team.


U14 League Final

Crossmolina lost out to a much stronger Davitts of Irishtown team in the final of the County U14 Division 3 final in Islandeady on Thursday last. The winner racked up four goals in the opening half with three for the very talented Jack Devane and one form Davey Hennessy Crossmolina’s Diarmuid Walsh Niall Coggins James Williams and Danny McDonald kicked some neat points from limited supply to leave just six points separating the sides at the break. Davitts continued their dominance in the final thirty minuets with further goals from Davey Hennessy Jack Melvin and sub Bon Glynn just before the final whistle in between Eoin Murphy raised a green flag for the Deel-Siders and James Williams and Diarmuid Coggins  kicked points to leave the final score Davitts 7 – 6 to Crossmolina 1 – 10 Crossmolina Team and scorers Conor Howley Liam Connor Brian Hopkins Darragh Deane Declan Tolan  Darragh Syron Brian McKinley Jonathan Murtagh  James Williams 0 – 3 Diarmuid Coggins 0 - 1 Eoin Murphy 1 – 0 Diarmuid Walsh 0 – 3 Danny McDonald 0 – 1 Luke Rowland Niall Coggins 0 – 2 Subs Michael Gill Brendan O’Malley Patrick Carden Alfie Maloney Kai Howley Eamon Gill


Killala/Achonry Pilgrimage 

To Lourdes August 23rd to 28th, flight from Knock . Cost €710 for details or bookings contact Michael Walkin at 0866080763. Sick/and Assisted section details and Booking contact Eileen O’Brien 086,4013897


Community Games

Crossmolina Community games Sports day on Saturday 27th May in St Tiernans Park 2pm to 4pm. Events from U8 up to U16 with novelty events and races for U6’s. Support welcome


Grantstone Sponsorship

Shane Granaghan of Grantstone Memorials and stone work Specialist Letterbrick Keenagh who Sponsored gear for the 2017 Deelrovers Minor and U16 squads Making Presentation to Enda Lavelle Chairman of Bord Na Nog Michael Hegarty and Dermot O’Malley Minor and U16 Coaches with members of the Clubs Minor Squad.

News - Fri 12th May 2017

Lotto Results.

There was no winner of the Crossmolina Deel-Rovers GAA Club Lotto Jackpot on Saturday 6th May. The numbers were 7 – 9 – 22 – 31 no punter matched three numbers either and six tickets were drawn, Sandra Granaghan 11 Lough Conn Drive Laherdane, Annette Burke Gortskeddia Crossmolina, Ann Dunleavy Abbeyview Crossmolina, Karl and Josephine Fox Knockglass Crossmolina, Greg Hegarty Dooleeg Crossmolina, Joe and Marie McHale Rathnamagh Crossmolina each win €25. The draw took place in Maughan Bar. This week’s jackpot is €4,350. Many thanks for all your support


Div 1 D League.

Crossmolina and Charlestown played out a low scoring draw 0 – 5 each on a hot balmy Sunday afternoon in Charlestown . The visitors lead at the break by a point with three points from Thomas McNulty and one from Niall Timoney.  Charlestown points came from Enda Marren Dermot Higgins and Liam Cregg. Niall Timoney extended that lead with a point in the 40th minuets which turned out to be the only score the visitors registered in the final thirty minuets and Charlestown were not much more with just two from Tommy Holton and Enda Marren.A draw was fair result in the end after both sides were into double figures in wides count. 

Crossmolina team and scorers Liam Donohoe Fergal Gill Jason Murphy Patrick Loftus (Tubbermore) Martin Connor Darren Caden Kevin McHugh Henry McLoughlin David O’Malley Niall Timoney 0 – 2 David Howley Tommy Walsh Joe Keane Thomas McNulty 0 – 3 Nigal Lynn Subs John Garrett for Martin Connor Sean O’Boyle for Fergal Gill Patrick Loftus for Liam Donohoe Martin Connor for Tommy Walsh Liam Donohoe for Kevin McHugh


Festival News.

Tickets for Sharon Shannon & Her Band in concert with special guest, Don Stiffe, in Hiney's Upper Deck on Thurs. July 20th are now available at Londis, Centra, Gala, and Ballina Manor Hotel and online at The festival launch will take place on the weekend of July 1st & 2nd and this year's programme of events looks to be one of the best to date with country, comedy, family fun and lots of children's activities.


Vote of Sympathy. 

At the Executive meeting of the Crossmolina Deel-Rovers GAA Club on Tuesday night 9th May votes of sympathy were expressed to the families of the following who died recently. Loretta Clarke –Murray Enniscoe House Crossmolina, Kathleen Deane nee Gordan late of Kildaree Crossmolina, Peadar Tuffy Ballina father of Breege Gordan Tubbermore, Sonny Shevlin Belmullet father of Breeda Ruane Commminch Castlehill, Willie Costello Cong brother –In – law of Mary Costello Ballina Rd, Celia Mylyncky nee Davitt Keenaghbeg   sister – in – law of Matt Kilroy Keenaghbeg, Patrick Pat O’Malley Church Rd Crossmolina, Brendan. Noel McLoughlin Moyne Killala brother  of Joan Kelly Ballina Rd, Paddy Gilger Tubbernavine Laherdane, Pat McAndrew Marian Cresent  Ballina brother – in – law of Joe Leonard Ballina St, Lil Connor Moyhena Breaffy Castlebar mother of Robert St Marys Park. May they rest in peace. 


Minor League. 

Ardnaree ran out convincing winners by 5 – 17 to 0 – 5 with Ronan Murphy cousin of the Donegal star Michael Murphy bagged 4 – 6 of his side’s total.

Sean Gallagher  Sean Canavan Shane Howley Patrick McAndrew Fergal Duffy Eoin McDonnell Conor Caden Colm Hegarty Lorcan Loftus Darren Gill 0 – 1 Robert Murphy 0 – 1 Keelan Hegarty 0 – 1 Ronan Lavelle 0 – 2 Subs Ryan Donnellan for Lorcan Loftus Edward Gough for Ronan Lavelle Luke Fergus for Darren Gill James Gill for Colm Hegarty Patrick Gallagher for Fergal Duffy  


U16 League 

Crossmolina suffered a heavy defeat 6 – 9 to 1 – 7 at home to Eastern Gaels in the County League who were in control throughout 

Crossmolina Team John Tolan Luke Callaghan Sean Hegarty Daniel Howley 0 – 1 Thady Connor Lee Carolan Patrick McAndrew  Robert Murphy Adam Langan 0 – 2 James Gill Edward Gough 0 – 3 Conor Caden 1 – 0 James Williams 0 – 1 Subs Cillian Gilroy for Lee Carolan Conor McNulty for Adam Langan Vlad Gordetskyy for Edward Gough 


U12 League

Naomh Padraic ran out convincing winners in the this County U12 League tie in Lacken on Monday evening last final score 7 – 9 to 1 – 10  Crossmolina team and scorers James O Boyle, Nathan Lynch, Marcus Maughan, Dylan Moran, Mathew Williams, Richie Shelly, Aidan Granaghan, Diarmuid Fox 0 – 4 Mathew Gordetskyy, Aaron Coggins 0 – 1  Jack Naughton, Kyle Gallagher 0 - 1 Ronan Connor, P O'Malley 1 – 4  Ronan Walsh, Billy Loftus, Shane Lynn, Arleen Jordan, Michael Lin, Cian Lavelle, Dylan Rowland. 


Keenagh Thank You: 

A sincere thank you to all who came out and supported our Fundraising Keenagh Church Concert and to all the artists who made the night such a success, and an enjoyable night. The concert was held to raise funds for a defibrillator for the Keenagh area. Our target was surpassed with the total amount raised on the night €4575. Dvds of the concert are available to order from Sandra on 087 3638836 with all the proceeds from the dvds going to the defibrillator fund. 


Keenagh Concert on TV

The Keenagh Church Concert was filmed by broadcaster Henry McGlade as part of the TV programme 'The Irish at Home & Abroad'. The programme episode containing the coverage from the Keenagh Church Concert will air on Thursday evening May 25th on Sky 212 and Freesat 161 at 7pm and repeated on Sky 198 at 8pm. A special word of thanks to Gerry Rowland, Optimum Auctioneers and Valuers and to Eamon Moore of The Thatch Pub, Crossmolina who kindly sponsored the TV coverage promoting both Keenagh community and concert and also the importance of a defibrillator in the community. Don't forget to tune in!! 

Defibrillator Information Evening 

There will be a defibrillator and first aid information evening on Wednesday evening the 17th of May at 8:30pm in Keenagh Church. There will be guest speakers and a defibrillator demonstration on the night. And defibrillator training details will also be available. And your support at this community first aid information evening would be truly appreciated


Crossmolina Confirmation 

Congratulation to the Boys and Girls of Crossmolina National School who were confirmed in St Tiernans Church on Saturday of Last week by bishop John Fleming 

Clodagh Syron Keelan Hegarty Ava Cooney Jack Loftus Lainey Jordan Flynn Patrice Kelly Lisa Davidson Eva Moyles Ciara Duffy Eoin O’Boyle Caoimhe O’Malley Darragh Syron Kyna O’Malley, Diarmuid Coggins Kai Howley  Marcus Maughan Carlie Anne Brobbey-Kyei Daisy Verry Alannah Canavan Eve McHale Richie Shelley Jack Naughton Diarmuíd Fox Eoin Noone, Marija Fox


U14 League 

Crossmolina and Parke/Keelogues/Crimlin served up a thrilling contest with fifteen goals of a different variety at a sunny Tiernans Park on Thursday evening last  in this County U14 Division 3 League Semi Final Crossmolina advanced to the final on a final score of 8 – 13 to 7 – 5 

Crossmolina team and scorers Conor Howley Liam Connor Brian Hopkins Darragh Deane Declan Tolan 0 – 1 Darragh Syron Brian McKinley Jonathan Murtagh 0 – 2 James Williams 0 – 3 Diarmuid Coggins Eoin Murphy 1 – 1 Diarmuid Walsh 3 – 3 Danny McDonald 2 – 0 Luke Rowland 1 – 0 Niall Coggins 1 – 2 Subs Michael Gill 0 – 1 Jack Loftus Conor Reynolds Patrick Carden Alfie Maloney Brendan O’Malley Eoin O’Boyle, Keelan Kegarty Daniel Lynch 


Crossmolina N. S.

Crossmolina National School continued their good form of late with a 2 – 11  to 1 – 3  win over Rehins NS Knockmore in the Cumann Na mBunscoil round robin competition at Tiernans Park on Monday  of last week Crossmolina team and scorers were   Richie Shelly Keelan Hegarty  Matthew Gordetskyy Kyle Howley Jack Loftus Darragh Syron 1 – 4  Diarmuid Coggins Diarmuid Fox 0 – 1 Jack Naughton 0 – 2   Matthew Williams 0 – 1 Eoin O’Boyle  1 – 2 other panel members Patrick O’Malley 0 – 1   Oisin Deane  Eoin Noone Ronan Walsh Aaron Coggins Nathan Lynch Marcus Maughan Jack O’Rielly Aaron Coggins. 


Recent Deaths

Sympathy is extended to the families of Lil Connor Moyhena Breaffy Castlebar mother of Robert St Marys Park and Thomas Leonard St Marys Park who died recently 


Boxing Club Winner

Declan Tolan Ardagh/Crossmolina Boxing Club who won the Connacht Boy’s 2 43k title recently defeating Laurence Ward of the Olympian Boxing Club Galway, with his Coach Tony Davis and dad Jarlath. 

Internet Training

Get Connected to the Internet (classes for older learners)

Have you got very basic skills you want to refresh? Crossmolina Community Development are running classes for older learners (aged 55+) who have little or no experience with using the Internet and who are apprehensive of technology. Classes commence in the Enterprise Centre, Crossmolina on Tuesday 16th May from 12.30pm to 2pm. There will be a charge of €5 per week for a 5 week course. For further information or to book a place please call 096 30935


Crossmolina Day Centre

Crossmolina Day Centre

We are delighted to announce that Gortnor Abbey Transition Year students will perform some songs, dance routines and acting from their recent sell out musical All Shook Up at Crossmolina Day Centre on Wednesday 17th May at 12.30pm. You are invited to come along and sing along to all your favourite Elvis songs. Light refreshments served after. There is a charge of €5. Community Bus is available to pick up those that need transport. Please call 096 30935 for further details.