Crossmolina Alzheimers Support Group

Crossmolina Alzheimers support group presenting a cheque for €3,005 to Western Alzheimers which was raised at the Annual BBQ in Maughans recently 

Back from left John Cooney, Kieran Gill, Breeda Mulkearns, Pat Holmes (CEO of Western Alzheimers)  and  Dermot Loftus. Front from left Siobhain Gill, Mary Corcoran Denise Cooney and Finola Canavan


news - Fri 3rd January 2020

Kilmurray Card Results. 

The following are the results of the Weekly Kilmurry 25 card drive on Thursday night Best of 20 games 1st Helen and Sean Keane 2nd Seamie Gallagher and Kevin Murphy 3rd Des McDonnell and Joe Ruddy. Raffle 1st Des McDonnell 2nd Des McDonnell 3rd Vincent Crowley  


Lotto Results

There was no winner of the Crossmolina Deel-Rovers GAA Club Lotto Jackpot on Saturday 21st December The numbers were 10 – 14 – 31 – 35 Alison and Darragh Quinn Bridge St Crossmolina matched three numbers and won €150. The Draw took place in The Dolphin Hotel. This weeks Jackpot is €3,300. Many thanks for all your support. Wishing all our club members and lotto players a very Happy New Year  


Died in Tubbercurry 

The death occurred peacefully on Saturday 21st December in his 94th Year of Joseph (Joe) Gordan Carrowreagh Cooper Tubbercurry co Sligo and formerly of Tubbermore Crossmolina. His remains reposed at his home on Sunday evening Funeral Mass on Monday in St Patricks church Moylough Funeral afterwards to Rhue Cemetery. Joseph is survived by his wife Evelyn of 65 years his family Denis (Manchester), Maria (Dublin) and Dermot, daughters -in-law Elizabeth and Margaret, son-in-law Niall Scolard, grandchildren Shannon, Shaun, Caoimhe, Orla, Aisling, Ronan, Katie, Patrick, Michael and Ailish, great-grandchildren Lachlan, Éabha and Erin, sister Eleanor Cawley, brother-in-law Brendan Cawley (Crossmolina), sisters-in-law Mary Flannery USA, Mary Stravers nee McCoy USA. nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and friends. May he rest in peace 


AGM of Kilmurry Centre

The Annual General Meeting of Kilmurry Sport and Social Centre will be held on Tuesday 28th January at 9 pm in Kilmurry Centre.


Kilmurry 25 Drive Resumes

The Card Games in Kilmurry Centre will resume this Thursday 9th at 9pm . Best of 20, Raffle and Hampers game. Refreshments will be served. Come along for a game of 25 in a friendly atmosphere.


Died in Sligo 

The death occurred peacefully at the Mater Hospital Dublin on Monday 23rd of December of John Gill 9 Sea Road Villas, First Sea Road, Strandhill Rd, Sligo and formerly of 123 Garavogue Villas, Sligo Town, Sligo. His remains reposed at Foley and McGowan Funeral Home, Market Yard, Sligo on Thursday evening with to St Anne’s Church with burial afterwards in Crossmolina Cemetery. John predecease by his father Sean. Beloved son of Christina and dear brother of Sheila Barrett (Crossmolina), Martin (Sligo), Mary (Sligo) and Breda (Sligo). Sadly missed by his loving mother, brother, sisters, in-laws, nieces Chantel, Rachel and Natasha, nephews Patrick, Daniel and Seán, aunts, cousins, relatives and friends. May he rest in peace.


Lotto Results

There was no winner of the Crossmolina Deel-Rovers GAA Club Lotto Jackpot on Saturday 28th December The numbers were 14 – 17 – 18 – 27 Dermot and Breege O’Malley Keenagh Ballina matched three numbers and won €150. The Draw took place in Lynott’s Bar. This week’s jackpot is €3,450. Many thanks for all your support


Kilmurray Social.

On this Coming Sunday evening 12th January in Kilmurray Community centre social dancing with Music by Mick Travis Commencing at 7pm admission €5. Come along meet and greet your friends in a Friendly Atmospheres.


Blood Bank Thank You

-The Irish Blood Transfusion Service sincerely Thank the 98 Donors who attended their recent Clinic in Crossmolina Parish Hall on Monday 23rd December. Also special thanks to the Hall committee and all who helped out on the evening very much appreciated 


Western Alzheimers

Pictured are the Collins Family Fotish Crossmolina at the presentation of the Cheque for €800 which was raised for their annual Christmas lights display 2018 and presented to Western Alzheimers. The Collins Family  from left Patrick, David Bridie, Pat Holmes CEO Western Alzheimers and Kieran Gill Local Organiser. Pleace support this worthy cause again this year  

News - 20th Dec 2019

Lotto Results

There was no winner of the Crossmolina Deel-Rovers GAA Club Lotto Jackpot on Saturday 14th December The numbers were 1 – 14 – 28 – 31 two punters matched three numbers Sean Syron Killacuraun Castlehill Ballina, Aidan O’Malley Keenagh Ballina each win €75. The Draw took place in Cawleys of Rakestreet. This weeks Jackpot is €3,150. Many thanks for all your support. To all our supporters at home and abroad the Crossmolina Deel-Rovers GAA Club wish you all a very Happy Christmas and thanks once again for all your support.


Kilmurray Card Results. 

The following are the results of the Weekly Kilmurry 25 card drive on Thursday night Best of 20 games 1st Ray and Mary McNamara 2nd Pakie Hefferon and John Moran 3rd a three way tie Darragh Sheridan and Anthony Granaghan, Patrick Gilroy and Richard Devers Tom O’Malley and Leo Ryan. Raffle 1st John Gilger 2nd Paddy Kelly 3rd Thomas Naughton. The Committee wish to extend Best Wishes for a very Happy Christmas to all their Players  


Hospice Tree Light

To remember a loved one, Shine a light on the Tree of light Knock. Available in Mulherns Gala, Geraghty’s Chemist, Post Office and Quinn’s Chemist €5. Christmas Cards also on sale in Gala, Hiney’s, Centra O’Donnell’s Post office and the Library 12 for €6. 


The Late Tommy Lynn 

The death occurred peacefully on Tuesday 17th December at the Galway Clinic of Tommy Lynn Faranoo Killala Rd Ballina, formerly of Mullenmore Crossmolina and Keenagh. His remains reposed at Hiney’s Funeral Home on Thursday evening. Funeral Mass in St Patricks Church Ballina on Friday morning with burial afterwards in Crossmolina Cemetery. Tommy is survived by his wife Mary daughters Mary T., Rosaleen, Breege, Deirdre, Kathleen, Aoife, sons Pat, Frank, Seán, Keith, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, his sixteen loving grandchildren, sister-in-law Anne Finnerty, extended Lynn and McHale families, neighbours and friends. May he rest in peace


New Business 

Congratulation and Good luck to Anthony and Eilish Gill on the opening of their new Coffee Shop and Bakery in The Old Post Office on Main St Crossmolina. 


Liam New Chairman 

Congratulation to Liam Moffatt who was elected Chairman of Mayo GAA becoming only the Second Crossmolina Clubman to hold the Office. The first being Cannon William Davis PP back in 1948 and 1949. It’s a great Honour for the Deel-Rovers Club and especially Liam and all the Moffatt Family who have been associated with the club for many decades playing and administrators. Liam All-Ireland Club medal Winner with club in 2001. Having played in all grades of football for Club and county during his career  


Ballina Family Resource Centre 

Like to wish all our service users a Very Happy and Healthy Christmas & New Year.  Our office closure is from Friday 20th December and we will return on Monday January 6th 2020. Thank you to all in our media contacts for supporting us through the year! Happy Christmas and New Year to ye all!!  Will be back in touch in January!!


The late Bridie Barrett 

The death occurred peacefully on Monday 16th December of Bridie Barrett nee Rowland Moy Heights and formerly of Keenagh Ballina. Her remains reposed at McGowans Funeral Home Ballina on Thursday Evening with removal to St. Muredach's Cathedral Ballina. Mass of the Resurrection on Friday morning with burial afterwards in Leigue Cemetery. Bridie was Predeceased by her husband John and son Peter, brothers Anthony and Sean and sister Mary Mullarkey. Deeply regretted and sadly missed by her heartbroken daughter Mary Catherine, sons Pat and Sean, brother Paddy Keenagh Ballina, grandchildren Jonathan, Thomas, Seafra, Jennifer and Niamh, daughter-in-law Bernie, sister-in-law Margaret Rowland, brother-in-law Jackie Mullarkey, nephews, nieces, Sandra, Aoife and Clodgh Goodwin, relatives, carers, neighbours and many friends. May she rest in peace   


Kilmurry NS 25 Card Game

Monster 25 Card Game in aid of Kilmurry NS on Friday 28th February in Hiney's Crossmolina at 8:00pm. Excellent prizes and raffle on the night. Tickets €10 are available from the school 096 31812. Please support.


News - Friday 12th December 19

Kilmurry Card Results. 

The following are the results of the Weekly Kilmurry 25 card drive on Thursday night Best of 20 games. 1st Michael Cawley and Michael McAndrew 2nd A tie Helen and Sean Keane, Liam and Patricia Garvey. 3rd Paddy Kelly and John Gilger. Raffle 1st Frank Heffernan 2nd Darragh Sheridan 3rd Michael McAndrew Hampers 1st Michael McAndrew and Evelyn Crowley 2nd Evelyn Crowley and Pakie Hefferon 


Joe Elliott Win’s Lotto 

Congratulation to Joe Elliott 17 Rusheeny Green, Hartstown, Clonsilla, Dublin 15 who scooped the Crossmolina Deel-Rovers Club Lotto Jackpot €9,750 on Saturday night 7th December. Joe’s lucky numbers were 3 – 4 – 21 – 25. The Draw took place in The Thatch Bar. This week’s jackpot is €3,000. Many thanks for your continued support 


Died in Kilkelly

The Death occurred peacefully on Saturday 7th December of Elizabeth Betty Moran Derrycastle, Kilkelly Co Mayo and formerly of Leeds England, Canada and Knockbrack, Castlehill, Ballina. Her remains reposed at Hiney’s Funeral home on Wednesday evening with removal to The Church of Our Lady, Kilmurry. Requiem Mass on Thursday with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. Elizabeth is survived by her daughters Ann, Maria and Helene, sons Thomas and Michael, sister Veronica McDonnell Kinard Crossmolina grandchildren, great-grandchildren, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, brother-in-law, sister-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives, friends and neighbours. May she rest in peace


ISPCC Collection 

Crossmolina Deel-Rovers recent church gate collection on behalf of ISPCC The amount collected was €625.83. Many Thank’s to all those who contributed.



Crossmolina Deel-Rovers Annual General Meeting was held on Friday 22nd November and was well attended. Eamon Howley Stepped down as Chairman after 6 Years. He was thanked by all in attendance for the role he filled and the 

Extraordinary efforts he went to for the club over the years. Eamon was delighted to have played a part and is looking forward to many more years working within the club. The following officers elected for the coming year were  

Patron Dr Michael Loftus, President Cathal Prior Vice President’s Ray Mulligan, Christy Heffernan, John O’Boyle, Peter Hegarty, Mick Moore, Fr Francis Judge, Michael Judge, Gerry Heffernan, John O’Donnell and Padraig Mullen Chairman Thomas Jordan, Vic Chairman Billy Loftus, Secretary Michael Hegarty, Assistant Secretary Mary Lynn, Treasurer Damien Lavin Assistant Thomas McNulty Jnr, Register Mary Lynn, Health and Safety Officer Sean Keane, Pro and History Officer Michael Hegarty Assistant PRO and History P.J.Hughes Social Media Officer Michael Gallagher. Offig Na Gaeilge Fiachra Walshe Coaching Officer Colm Reilly. Health and Well Being Peadar Gardiner North Board Delegates John Moran and P.J.Hughes County Board Delegates Damien Lavin and Michael Hegarty Executive Committee Annette Gray Marie Haran, Dermot Loftus Eamon Howley, Enda Lavelle and Development Committee 


Twin Trees Hotel

The Twin Trees Hotel are running an evening Promoting Health & Healing with a number of guest speakers on Thursday 16th January from 8.00pm to 9.30pm. General Admission €10.  All proceeds go the Ballina Family Resource Centre.  Your Support would be very much appreciated.


Dementia Dance Club

Community Action on Dementia is a FREE dance club for people living with dementia and their families/carers. It is held in the Ballina Family Resource Centre every Thursday from 2.30pm to 4.00 pm.  Light refreshments served.  Ring Francis on 0868366312 for more info.


Exercise for Women

Exercise classes for women take place every Wednesday morning from 11.00 am to 12.00 noon in the Ballina Family Resource Centre, Ardnaree.  The group enjoy a chat and catch-up over a cup of tea/coffee after the exercise.  New members welcome.  Ring 096 75573 for more info.


Christmas Day Centre Bingo.

Christmas Day Centre Bingo in the Social Services, Chapel St, Crossmolina on Wednesday 18th December 2.00pm – 4.00 pm, light refreshments will be served. All welcome.


Bridge Club Results

The following are the results of the Weekly Crossmolina Bridge Club Session in Hiney’s. 1st Nuala Doyle and Maureen Barrett 2nd Mary Garrett and Teresa McNulty, Breeda Mulkearns and Padraic Langan, 4th Mary Benson and Ena O’Boyle 


Deel- Rovers Bord Na Nog Awards

The annual Crossmolina Bord Na Nog social took place in the sports hall on Sunday week. With over 100 in attendance. The Annual the players of the year awards as usual the highlight of the evening. The following were the recipients of the awards. 

Bord Na nog Awards National Schools Oisin Deane, U10 Dylan Keane U11 B Evan Molloy U11 A Ethan Reilly, U12 B Aaron Keane U12 A Sean Heffernan U13 Nathan Lynch, U14 Dr Michael Loftus gold Medal Diarmuid Fox, U15 Darragh Syron U16 Niall Coggins U18 Patrick McAndrew


Ciaran McDonald Mayo Coaching Role

At the executive meeting of Crossmolina Deel-Rover Club on Tuesday night Ciaran McDonald was Congratulation and wished the best of good luck on appointment to the Mayo Senior Coaching Staff. Ciaran’s role will be to work closely with James Burke in a coaching capacity and will support the development of the players in a football context.


Well Done Rachel 

The Executive meeting of the Deel-Rovers club on Tuesday night Rachel Kearns was congratulated on her All-Star Award and the McHale /Rover team on the wonderful achievements during the winning Mayo and Connacht Titles and were only a score away from a historic all- Ireland title. What enjoyment you gave us all thanks for the memories  


Crossmolina Senior Citzens Christmas Party.

Enjoying the annual Crossmolina senior citzens Christmas party in Hiney’s recently were from left Ann Carolan, Fred Finley, Kathleen Judge, Sheila Strong, Celine Tolan, Mary Finley, Rosleen McDermott , Kathleen Corcoran, Tommy McDermott, Josephine Lavelle and Nora Naughton   

The Collins Family switching on their Christmas lights

The Collins Family Fotish Sarah, Mary, Patrick, Michelle Bridie, David and Shane pictured with Fr Francis Judge at the switching on of their Christmas lights on Wednesday last in Memory of their dad, sister Sandra.  With proceeds going to Western Alzheimers 


News - Fri 6th Dec 19

A Social Get Together 

Dinner in The Dolphin Crossmolina on Wednesday 11th December at 1.00pm. Contact Joan 087 654 5338 or Ann Marie 086 201 0169 for information.


Lotto Results

There was no winner of the Crossmolina Deel-Rovers GAA Club Lotto Jackpot on Saturday 30th   November. The numbers were 7 – 8 – 17 – 23 eight punters matched three numbers. Bernadette Egan Stonehall, Crossmolina. Kieran Gill Rathmore, Crossmolina. Anne and Richie Shelly, Ballina Rd, Crossmolina.                                     Vincent O’Boyle, Ballina Rd, Crossmolina. Mary O’Boyle Carrowcloughy, Crossmolina. Des and Lenore Maughan, Ballina St, Crossmolina.Thomas and Mary Jordan, Enniscoe, Crossmolina. Johnny and Loretta Leonard Richmond, Castlehill they share the €150 prize. The draw took place in Hineys. This week’s jackpot is €9,750. Many thanks for all your support


Kilmurray Card Results. 

The following are the results of the Weekly Kilmurry 25 card drive on Thursday night Best of 20 games 1st Vinnie O’Boyle and Eugene Granaghan 2nd Six Way tie Aidan and Evelyn Crowley, Tom O’Malley and Leo Ryan, Seamie Gallagher and Kevin Murphy, Frank McDonnell and Brendan Moore, Michael Cawley and Michael McAndrew, Patricia and Liam Garvey. Raffle 1st Michael McAndrew 2nd Bernie Gilroy 3rd Seamie Gallagher   


Dr Gerard Short Listed 

Congratulation to Dr Gerard Clarke Tubridge Keenagh who has been named on the 2019 list of highly cited Researchers in a study which recognises the most influential scientists in the world. Dr Gerard son of John and Ann a former pupil of Keenagh National School, Convent of Jesus and Mary Crossmolina and UCG. The Cork Based Researcher is among the nine APC Microbiome Ireland SFI research centre investigators selected is a Lecturer in Psychiatry and Neurobehavioural Science at UCC and APC Microbiome Ireland 


Died in London 

The death occurred peacefully on Friday 29th November in London of Marion Snee formerly of Mullenmore Crossmolina. Funeral will take place in London on this Wednesday with cremation in the City of London Creatorium. Marion predeceased by her husband Michael, sons James and Michael, sadly missed by her sons Robin, Liam, Joseph and Niall, daughters Sheila and Eileen, son-in-law, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews friends and neighbours. May she rest in peace 


Hospice Tree Light

To remember a loved one, Shine a light on the Tree of light Knock. Available in Mulherns Gala, Geraghty’s Chemist, Post Office and Quinn’s Chemist €5. Christmas Cards also on sale in Gala, Hiney’s, Centra O’Donnell’s Post office and the Library 12 for €6. 


Kilmurry Parent and Toddler Group.

Takes place every Tuesday morning in the Community Centre from 11am to 1pm. €4 per family. Come along for a cup of tea and a chat while the Children play. All are welcome 


Died in New York

The death occurred peacefully recently in Manhattan New York of Julia O’Sullivan nee Irwin formerly of Derryhillagh Castlehill. Mother of Maureen Hefferon Owenboy Crossmolina and Judy Barrett Derreen Boughadoon, Julia died in her 103rd year predeceased by her eight siblings. Spanning 5 generation she was grandmother to 10 and great grandmother to 14 and one great-great-grandchild. Funeral mass was in Manhattan followed by cremation. Her remains were buried in Kilmurray cemetery following mass in Our Lady’s Church Kilmurray. May she rest in peace 


Doing a Clear Out – Clothes Recycling

If you are clearing out your home please drop the clothes, shoes, bags etc into the Ballina Family Resource Centre, Abbey Street, Ardnaree. We are doing a Cash for Clobber as a Fundraiser for the Centre, your support would be greatly appreciated.  If you need bags we have some in the centre, just drop in and collect them. For more info call 096 75573, all money received for clobber goes directly to Ballina FRC.


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


Pieta House New Increased Hours

Pieta House provides counselling, therapy and support to individuals, couples, families and children who have been bereaved by suicide or feeling suicidal.

Pieta House operate an outreach service from the Ballina Family Resource Centre on Tuesdays from 1pm to 5pm & on Wednesdays 9.00am to 1.00pm by apt only Contact: 09325586 to make an Appointment


European Award for Sarah

Congratulation and well done to Sarah Melvin Errew Castlehill who was awarded the Prestigious European player of the year award by the Major Ultimate Frisbee publication recently. This was in recognition for her for roll in Captaining the Ireland Frisbee team that won the Gold medal in the European final against Switzerland back in July. This was the first time an Irish Team has won Gold at an International Tournament 


Badminton News 

Well done to our medal winners Patrick Leonard and Laura and Oliver Jackson who competed at Mayo Close Championship in BallinaU13s competition. Also congratulations to Anne Murphy winner of the Plate singles, U17 and Anne and Aoibhe Dunne, runner up in Girls Doubles section. We are so pleased for you all. Well done everyone for taking part.


P.J. President of North Board 

Congratulation to P.J.Hughes who was nominated by his Club Crossmolina Deel-Rovers for the office of president of the North Mayo Board for the coming year succeeding Pat Gallagher of Ballycroy at the Boards AGM which was held in Crossmolina sports Centre on Wednesday last  


Christmas Hooley

Deel/Ardagh Macra Na Feirme are hosting a Christmas Hooley on this coming Saturday night 14th December at 9pm in the Thatch Bar Crossmolina. All singers, dancers, and Story tellers are welcome. Finger food will be served and their will be a raffle on the night with lots of wonderful prizes. 


U17 Plate Section

Ann Murphy who was a winner in the U17 Plate section and Aoibhe Dunne runner-up in the girls doubles section in the Mayo Close championship in Ballina recently.

Mayo North Old Engine and Tractor club

Frank Davidson Mayo North Old Engine and Tractor club presenting Noreen Griffin The Boreen, Crossmolina with her prize of a Bear which was carved by a local craftsman and raffled at the Vintage show at Enniscoe with the proceeds €280 going to S.O.F.T Ireland Charity also in the Picture are David McDonnell and Michael Griffin