News - Fri 6th March 2020

Lotto Results.

There was no winner of the Crossmolina Deel-Rovers GAA Club Lotto Jackpot on Saturday 29th February the numbers drawn were 11 – 20 – 22 – 27 no punter matched three numbers either and three tickets were drawn. Noel Rowland Eskeragh Crossmolina, Pat Timlin Killala Liam Cawley Erris St Crossmolina each win €50. The Draw took place in the Thatch Bar. This week’s Jackpot is €3,900. Many thanks for your continued support 


Kilmurray Card Results. 

The following are the results of the Weekly Kilmurry 25 card drive on Thursday night Best of 20 games 1st Des McDonnell and Joe Ruddy 2nd Patrick Gilroy and Richard Devers 3rd a three way tie Vinnie O’Boyle and Eugene Granahan, Ray and Mary McNamara, Joe Murphy and Mary McDonnell. Raffle 1st Bernie Gilroy 2nd Frank Heffernan, 3rd Tom O’Malley. Hampers 1st Breege McNamara and Frank McDonnell 2nd Evelyn Crowley and Michael Cawley


Ardagh/Crossmolina Boxing club Thank’s.  

The club would like to thank all the people and businesses that supported and sponsored us during the years, these include Michael Reilly Oil, Mitchells in Moygownagh, Martin Lynn, Eamon Moore (The Thatch) Peter Kelly, Michael Murphy (Murphy’s Pub) and anyone who helped in any way, without you we could not keep going and last but not least all the kids.


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


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.


Crossmolina Community Festival. 

Plans for St. Patrick’s Festival Of Lights 2020 are currently underway.  The ‘Electric Light Parade’ will take place on Monday, the 16th of March 2020, at 8:00pm. If you wish to enter a Float in the

Parade, please contact 0877042069, 0861930714/09631801 or 0871871552.  Alternatively you can email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., to request a Registration Form.  The Festival Committee would like to thank you for your continued and valued support towards the Crossmolina Community Festivals. Another full line up for this year's St. Patrick's Light Parade so we could do with a little help, if you are available to steward the event please give Damian a call on 086 2648495 or drop an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

The ‘Crossmolina St. Patrick’s Weekend Festival’ is taking place from Friday, 13th of March to Tuesday, 17th of March 2020. During this time there will be a ‘Best Window Display Competition’ held involving all the businesses and organisations in Crossmolina town. To enter all you have to do is create a window display to signify St. Patrick’s Day and your window will be judged during the Festival Weekend. Result of ‘Best Window Display 2020’ will be announced on the night of the ‘Electric Light Parade’, which is Monday, 16th of March 2020. Should you have any further queries or require any further information, please do not hesitate to contact 0871871552. Sponsored by Pat Kelly Autopoint.


Crossmolina Badminton club Success.

Great excitement for Crossmolina when Kate Ann Loftus and Oliver Jackson won the "A" Singles title in Ballina last weekend in the U10 event.  We were also delighted with Saoirse Murray B singles r-up and Eabha McGoff C singles r-up. In the U12 Tara Hegarty C singles r-up and greater excitement when Sarah Conway won "B" singles and Lucy Lavin "B" r-up took B home. Well done everyone. And special thanks to Martina Denise Catherine and David for making this possible


Sweeney Cup 

Bonniconlon ran out deserving winners in this Sweeney cup tie in Bonniconlon on Sunday week. The Host lead at the break by 0 – 6 to 0 – 2 and held on for one point win in the end 0 -12 to 0 – 11. This was Crossmolina’s first game of the season 

Ronan Lavelle Chris Myles Steven Duffy Jason Murphy Tommy Walsh Patrick McAndrew Peadar Gardiner Keith Hopkins Kevin Mulhern 0 -1 JP Mulhern David Howley John Garrett 0 - 1 Lorcan Loftus Michael Gallagher Fionan Duffy 0 - 8. Subs David O’Boyle for Ronan Lavelle Barry Murphy for Jason Murphy Darren Caden for Chris Myles Robert Murphy for David Howley Gerard Haran 0 – 1 for J.P. Mulhern, Keelan Hegarty for Michael Gallagher


Bridge Result. 

The following are the results of the Weekly Crossmolina Bridge Club Session in Hiney’s on Thursday night. 1st Breeda Mulkearns and Mary Corcoran 2nd Mary Benson and Mary Daly 3rd A tie Rita Fox and Ena Coggins, Nuala Doyle and Maureen Barrett. New members always welcome


Community Festival Events. 

Brochures for the upcoming Festival Of Lights are now available locally and online.  The festival runs from March 13th to 17th with the highlight been the Electric Light Parade on Monday March 16th.  There is a full list of entries again this year and two added attractions.  Firstly the Coastguard Rescue Helicopter will perform a special searchlight flyover and the parade will also include "Bumblebee" and "Celtic Warrior" giant robots who will also be available after the parade in the Town Hall for a meet and greet plus photo opportunity for the children.  The robots have appeared at many international events in Dublin and are sponsored by The Thatch Bar.  Parking restrictions will be in place on the afternoon of Mon. 16th to prepare for the Light Parade and erect the viewing platform which we would like to thank AGS Scaffolding for facilitating this.  All of the events in the festival are free and include entertainment nightly kicking off with a "Folk N' Craic" session in Stick's on Fri. 13th.  On Saturday 14th there will be a St. Patrick's Day Badges workshop in the Town Hall, contact 087 050 6353 to register free of charge with entertainment that night in Christy's, Maughan's & The Thatch.  During the festival we encourage businesses and homes in the area to decorate and light their windows with a prize for the most creative sponsored by Pat Kelly Autopoint.  On Sunday at 5pm there will be a free children's disco in the Town Hall, music, fun and games and to keep in the theme of the weekend it would be great to see the children light up for the disco.  To round off the festival weekend there will be a Round Bale Roll Off on Chapel St. on Tuesday March 17th at 7pm.  Teams of 4 will try to secure the fastest time to share the prize money sponsored by Pat Kelly autopoint.  To enter call 086 812 7004.  We hope everyone has a great weekend, enjoy the celebrations and thank you for your support.


Crossmolina Town Hall. 

Available for all functions. Meeting Rooms, Hall Space, Social Services, Kitchen. Book your children’s party now. Volunteers needed to run this great Venue.  For bookings & information Tel. 086 8383355 / 087 2401899.


St Padre Pio. 

Triduum of Prayer for Lent in St Tiernan’s Church on 9th, 10th & 11th March at 8pm. Candles on sale for €1. Blessing with relics on Wednesday 11th.


Spirit and Soul Lunchtime.

Reflections for Lent on 9th, 10th & 11th March from 12.30 – 1.30pm in Town Hall. Light Lunch will be served. Community Bus will be in operation for those three days.