Crossmolina Club development draw

Paddy Joe Sweeney accepting his cheque for €200 from Eamon Howley Crossmolina Club Chairman which he won in the Crossmolina Club development draw in association with Mayo GAA. Eamon and Margaret Howley were winners of €200 in an earlier Draw with Mary Lynn who is the Club draw coordinator  

Club Development draw in association with Mayo GAA

Eamon Howley Crossmolina Club chairman presenting Cheques to winners in the Club Development draw in association with Mayo GAA to  Claire Hopkins €5,000, Cathal Prior €200, Chris Myles €200, and John Moran Executive Committee 

News - Fri 16th November 18

Mayo/Roscommon Hospice.

Our recent Church gate collection raised the following. Crossmolina €828, Eskeragh €105, Kilmurry €100, Keenagh €200. Thanks to Volunteer Collectors and all who contributed. It is hoped that the new Hospice located at Knockaphunta Westport Rd Castlebar will open in Summer 2019


Music Evening in Day Centre.

Crossmolina Day Centre are hosting a music evening from 6pm-8pm in the town hall on Wednesday 21st November. Come along and enjoy an evening of singing and dancing. Light refreshments served. €5 at the door. Community bus available for

pick ups. Please call David on 0868091506.


Deel-Rovers AGM

Annual General meeting of Crossmolina Deel-Rovers GAA Club on Wednesday 28th November at 8pm. All members, supporters and interested parties are welcome to attend. 


Kilmurray Card Results. 

The following are the results of the Weekly Kilmurray 25 card drive on Thursday night 8th November. 1st a tie Vinnie O’Boyle and Eugene Granaghan, Gerry Walsh and Bernie Gilroy 2nd a tie Michael Barrett and Frank Leonard, Jimmy Caden and Martin Garrett. 3rd a three way tie Vincent Crowley and Tom O’Boyle, Aiden and Evelyn Crowley, Patrick Gilroy and Richard Devers. Raffle 1st Vincent Crowley 2nd Aidan Crowley 3rd Gerry Walsh 


Lotto Results.

There was no winner of the Crossmolina Deel-Rovers GAA Club Lotto Jackpot on Saturday night 10th November. The numbers drawn were 5 – 9 – 24 - 30 on ticket matched three numbers Bernie and Thomas Dolan Enniscoe Crossmolina they win €150. The draw took place in Lynotts Bar. This week’s jackpot is €13,050. Many thanks for all your support 


The Late Elizabeth Syron.

The death occurred peacefully on Monday 12th November at her residence of Elizabeth (Lil) Syron N.T nee Hegarty Killacoraun Castlehill Ballina. Her remains reposed at Hiney’s Funeral Home on Tuesday evening. Removal from her residence on Wednesday morning to The Church of Our Lady Kilmurry for Requiem Mass with burial afterwards in adjoining cemetery. Elizabeth is survived by her husband Sean, daughter Joanne, son Eoin, sister Maureen, grandchildren, daughter- in- law,         son -in-law, brother-in-law, sisters-in-law, relatives, many friends and neighbours. May she rest in peace


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


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.


Children’s Knit and Stitch.

Classes in Ballina Family Resource Centre For children aged 8+ take place on Monday from 4.00pm to 5.30pm.  Needles and wool will be provided to get you going. Ring 096 75573 for more info.


Nurture – saving women’s Lives.

Nurture is an affordable, accessible and professional support with a No-Wait Policy for women and their partners who need help surrounding Fertility difficulties, Depression in Pregnancy, Post-natal depression, Traumatic Birth, Miscarriage and other related illnesses.  Ring the Family Resource Centre on 096 75573 for more information.


Winter Package and General Maintenance 

Winter is here! Contact us for help with your winter chores. We will stock your weekly fuel, put out your bins or any other assistance that you may need to help you through the cold winter months. We will also stock sheds with winter fuel, clear the yard and the garden, clean guttering and carry out repairs. Phone us on 087 218 6560 or call to the Enterprise Centre for further information.



We are so pleased that the NO NAME CLUB is restarting on November 26th at 8pm. Registration will take place that night, teenagers 16-18 are very welcome. Thank you to all those that volunteered to be Youth Leaders. There will always be room for more, if you are thinking of becoming a Youth Leader we are just a text away 087 218 6560, the more the merrier!


National Schools Mini 7’s 

Crossmolina National School had a comfortable win over Corclough NS in the North Mayo mini 7s at a very wet and windy Belmullet on Wednesday of last week. The winner were in control throughout the final score was 3-5 0-1. They now go forward to County knockout stages in Castlebar later in the month  

Crossmolina Panel and scorers were Patrick O’Malley Sean Óg McGuinness 0-1 Joey Keane 0-1 Josh Moyles 0-1 Dylan Flynn 0-1  Oisin Deane 0-1 Kobe McDonald 1-1 Ronan Walsh 1-0 James O’Boyle 1 - 0  Tom Gough  


Lady’s Win County Title

McHale/Rovers 1-11 Park/Keelogues/Crimlin 3-4 

McHale Rovers snatched a dramatic late point from scorer in chief Rachel Kearns who scored 1-10 of her sides total to capture the county Junior League title against a gallant Park/Keelogues/Crimlin side   at a wet and windy St Josephs Park Knockmore on Sunday week. McHale/Rovers we in Control in the opening thirty minuets when assisted by the breeze and lead by 1-5 to 0-2. The last 30 minuets was very exciting with West Mayo Girls coming more into game and three goals made for nail biting finish for the North Mayo side who snatched that late winning point     

Mc Hale/Rovers team was Christina Lynn Marie O’Donnell Ruth Queenan Hannah Davidson Lisa Maughan Aoife Deane Katie Merrick Marie Larkin Eilish Keane Katrina Maughan Shauna Maughan Emily Murray 0 - 1Madeline Keane Rachel 1 – 10 Jennifer Kelly Subs Sinead Mulhern Dannielle Kelly Martina Gallagher Grace Murray Laura Walsh Audrey Keane Niamh Larkin Clara Kelly Aoife Hegarty Joanna O’Malley Niamh Maughan Stacy Mangan Avril Noone 


Clinton Schools Cup 

Crossmolina snatched a dramatic late point from  Aaron Coggins to deny Ballycastle in this Annual Cyril Clinton memorial trophy played in Ballycastle in terrible wet and windy conditions on Wednesday of last week final score 0 – 7 to 0 -6 

Crossmolina National School team were Dara Duffy Gary Naughton Ronan Connor James Loftus Fionn Cosgrove Esmond Maughan Dylan McHale Nathan Lynch Aaron Coggins 0-1 Luke Williams Zara Moyles 0-2 J O’Reilly Nigal Wood 0-1 Ethan Reilly Simon McHale 0-2 Subs Liam Clancy 0-1 Fiona Donnellan Hannah Keane Aaron Garrett Jack Menaghan Matthew Syron   


New Garda

Garda Sandra Rooney of Ballina Garda Station is appointed as the new member to join Crossmolina Garda Station replacing retired Garda Christie Kilbane. We welcome Sandra and look forward to working with her.


Kilmurry Parent and Toddler group

Kilmurray parent and toddler group enjoying their Halloween party in the Centre Back row left to right; Karly and Tricia Mullen, Sinéad and  Méabh Cleary, Bailey and Maria Bourke, Caoimhe,Danielle and Aibigéal McDonnell, Alex Leonard and Caroline Kearns. Front row left to right Aoife Cleary, Heidi Bourke, Annie Leonard and Eimear Cleary. 


News - Fri 9th November 2018

Lotto Results.

There was no winner of the Crossmolina Deel-Rovers GAA Club Lotto Jackpot on Saturday night 3rd November. The numbers drawn were 8 – 22 – 25 – 29 two punters Matched three numbers. Patrick Loftus Castlehill and Martin Loftus Ballinlabaun each win €75. The Draw took place in O’Malley’s Bar and Grill. This weeks Jackpot is €12,900. Many thanks for all your support


Crossmolina Day Centre Bingo

Will take place in the social service centre on Wednesday 14th November 2pm to 4pm .Light refreshments served. Bus available for pick up contact David 086 8091506


Blood Clinic.

Will be in Crossmolina Parish Hall on next Thursday 15th November from 4 – 30 pm to 8pm. Please come along and bring a friend.   


Kilmurray Card Results. 

The following are the results of the Weekly Kilmurray 25 card drive on Thursday night 1st November 1st  three way tie Vinnie O’Boyle and Eugene Granaghan, Liz Clarke and Paddy Kelly, Aidan and Evelyn Crowley 2nd a three way tie Seamie Gallagher and Kevin Murphy, Paddy.Joe and Breege McNamara, Martina and Anthony Granaghan. Raffle 1st Vinnie O’Boyle 2nd Patrick Gilroy 3rd Frank Leonard. Hamper’s 1st Jimmy Caden and Evelyn Crowley 2nd Breege McNamara and Patrick Gilroy  


Wedding Bells.

Congratulation to Brendan Hughes Carrowkilleen and Jennifer Carter who were married in Holy Cross Church Ashton Keynes recently. They are wished many years of good health and Happiness from their many friends.  


Bridge Results.

The following are results for of the Weekly Crossmolina Bridge session in Hineys Thursday night 25th October. 1st Mary Garrett and Teresa McNulty 2nd Rita Fox an Ena Coggins 3rd Nuala Doyle and Maureen Barrett. Thursday night 1st November 1st Nuala Doyle and Maureen Barrett 2nd Mary Garrett and Teresa McNulty 3rd Mary Daly and Mariead Maughan.


Bridge Club AGM.

The following members were elected at the annual General meeting of Crossmolina Bridge Club. President Ena Coggins Vice President Padraic Langan, Secretary Mary Corcoran, Treasurer Maureen Barrett. Tournament Director’s Nuala Doyle and Maureen Barrett


Gortnor Abbey Fund Raiser. 

A Sale of New and Nearly new Women’s clothes/shoes/jewellery etc as well Makeup Demos/ Skincare Advice/ Nail Bar and other Fun Activities will take place in Gortnor Abbey on Friday November 16th. Donations of clothes now being accepted at the school by Ms Durkan/ Ms Judge. Don’t miss this opportunity to bag a bargain. Wine Reception 8pm. Tickets €10 on sale


Festival News.

If there is any group, business etc that has any event planned in Crossmolina over the Christmas season please email the details to the festival at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. so that it can be included in Christmas brochure.


Interested in Running/Athletics

An experienced qualified athletics coach is holding a meeting in Keenagh NS   Thursday Nov 15th 8 pm with intention of setting up a new athletics group in the area. Meeting is open to all in Keenagh/Kilmurray area who might be interested



Day Trip.

Crossmolina Day Centre are organising a Day Trip to Athlone on Thursday 29th November. To book a seat on the coach please contact  087 654 5338 or 086 874 3077 before 22nd November. 


Senior Alert Scheme – Panic Button

Are you in fear of falling, being attacked or broken into in your own home, have a health condition that concerns you? Are you age 65 or older and living alone, living with another person who meets the eligibility criteria, living alone for significant periods of time during the day, or is a carer to someone else in their household, If so you could be entitled to a free Personal Alarm Panic Button.  (Monitoring fees are free for 1st year). For more information please call in or ring The Ballina Family Resource Centre on 096 75573.


Cash for Clobber 

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.


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.  We have a loyalty scheme in place.  New members welcome.  Ring 096 75573 for more info. 


Dementia Dance Club

Community Action on Dementia is a FREE dance club for people living with dementia and their families/carers being run 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.


Mayo/Roscommon Hospice

Our recent Coffee day raised €1,280.00. We would like to thank the Davis Family for the use of their store, Enda Hiney for furniture and all who supported us in many ways. Thanks also to Eileen and Jack Rowland Castlehill who donated €805 raised at their Coffee Day   


Garrett Cup

Laherdane ran out comfortable winner in this annual Padraic Garrett memorial cup at a wet and windy Bofeenaun on Saturday week goals from Shane Loftus Adrian Leonard and Aodhan Cronin gave the home side a decisive advantage playing against the strong breeze in the opening half a Tommy Walsh goal and five points from Fionan Duffy still left the Deel-Siders with a big task after break trailing by 4-4 to 1-5. Crossmolina played much better after the break with Fionan Duffy shooting 1-8 Laherdane maintained their composure and retained the Cup with 4-12 to 1-13 win and give their manager John Maughan perfect send off to manage Offaly after a couple of great years with club   

Crossmolina Kieran Haran Pat Loftus Kenneth McHugh Derek Hegarty Noel Hegarty Darren Caden David Howley Colm Hegarty Martin McAndrew Tommy Walsh 1-0 Thomas McNulty Shane McKinley Dean Loftus David O’Malley Fionan Duffy Subs Fergal Gill Liam Donohoe Darren McCormack Kevin Keane Ronan McDermott


Crossmolina Day Centre Bingo

Crossmolina Day Centre. Wednesday 14th November 2pm – 4pm.

Its Bingo time for this month’s social get together in the Social Services on Wednesday 14th. Please come along and join in the fun. Small cash prizes and raffle prizes to be won. Community Bus available for pick-ups. Please contact David on 086 8091506.

News - Fri 2nd Nov 2018

The Late Peter Cawley 

The death occurred peacefully on Wednesday 24th October at Tallaght Hospital Dublin of Peter Cawley Moorefield Park, Newbridge, Kildare formerly of Crossmolina, Mayo. His remains reposed at his family home on Thursday with removal on Friday morning to Cill Mhuire Church, Ballymany, Newbridge for requiem mass. Burial afterwards in St. Conleth's Cemetery, Newbridge.  Peter is survived by his wife Kathleen (Kay) née Gardiner, family Ger, Helen, Charlie, Catriona and Peter, his brother Brendan Crossmolina, daughters in law Siobhan, Jackie and Fiona, sons in law John and Paul, grandchildren Brendan, Brian, Luke, Sarah, Aoife, Seán, Dan, Conor, Joe and Aoibhe, nephews, nieces, cousins, relatives,  neighbours and friends. May his gentle soul rest in peace 


Crossmolina Community Alert.

The AGM of Community Alert will be held on Tuesday 6th November at 8.30pm in the Enterprise Centre. All committee members and persons interested in Community Alert in their area are invited to attend.


Senior Citizens Party. 

The annual Senior Citizens Christmas Party will be on Sunday 2nd December in Hineys at 2pm. Further details later  


Kilmurray Social.

On this coming Sunday evening 11th November in Kilmurray Community centre with Music by Michael Cleary  commencing at 7pm admission €5. Come along meet and greet your friends. Refreshments served all are welcome


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.


Common Sense Parenting.

For parents of children aged between 6 – 16 years of age. Starting on Tuesday 6th November at 10am to 12noon in Ballina Family Resource Centre and will continue over six weeks every Tues.  Numbers are limited so booking is essential.  Please contact Rione on 0862134078 or Ballina FRC at 096 75573.


Ballina FRC Parent & Toddler Group

The Parent & Toddler group takes place every Thursday from 10.30am to 12.00 noon in the centre.  This group is open to all parents, Grandparents and childminders to come along with their child/children and meet new people over a cuppa and a chat.  Various activities take place and new members are always welcome. Ring 096 75573 for more info


Lotto Results.

There was no winner of the Crossmolina Deel-Rovers GAA Club Lotto Jackpot on Saturday night 27th  October The numbers drawn were 4 – 12 – 21 – 25. Two match Three numbers Damian and Caroline Lavin Church View Crossmolina, Jim and Ann Timoney Fotish Crossmolina each win €75. The Draw took place in Cawley’s of Rakestreet. This weeks Jackpot is €12,750. Many thanks for all your support 


Kilmurray Card Results. 

The following are the results of the Weekly Kilmurray 25 card drive on Thursday night 25th October Best of 20 games. 1st Barry Heffernan and Dessie McDonnell 2nd A Tie Martina and Anthony Granaghan, Frank McDonnell and Brendan Moore 3rd A tie Martin Garrett and Jimmy Caden, Tom O’Malley and Leo Ryan. Raffle 1st Tom O’ Boyle 2nd Tom O’Boyle 3rd Barry Heffernan. 


Died in Dublin.

The death occurred peacefully on Tuesday 30th October following a short illness at Beaumont Hospital Dublin of Patrick (Pat) Sharkey Knocklyon, Dublin and formerly of Crossmolina. His remains reposed at Larry Massey Funeral Home Eden Centre Grange Road Rathfarnham on Thursday evening. With Requiem mass on Friday Morning in St. Colmcille's Church, Knocklyon. Funeral afterwards to Kilmashogue Cemetery, Rathfarnham. Patrick is survived by his wife Carole, son Shane and daughter Lucy, mother Breege, brothers and sisters Michael, Mary, Mairéad, Sinead, Majella, John , Maeve, Edel and Louise, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives a large circle of friends and neighbours. May he rest in peace 


Festival AGM.

The Crossmolina Festival AGM takes place this Tuesday evening at 8pm in the Enterprise Centre, everyone is welcome.


Business Meeting.

Crossmolina Community Council CLG and Crossmolina Area Business Area Group are pleased to host a free to attend business meeting with John Magee, Head of Enterprise at Mayo LEO on the 13th of November from 7:00pm – 8:00pm. The meeting will take place in the Enterprise Centre and John will give a presentation on the supports and services of the LEO in Mayo.

Crossmolina area business owners or a representative and anyone thinking of starting a new business are welcome and encouraged to attend. It should be an opportunity to find out what is available to enhance, promote and encourage business in our area.


The Late Maureen Curran RIP.

The death occurred peacefully on Monday 29th October at University College Hospital Galway of Maureen Curran Ballymachola Crossmolina. Her remains reposed at Hineys Funeral Home on Wednesday evening. Requiem mass on Thursday in St Tiernans Church with burial afterwards in Lisheen Cemetery. Maureen was predeceased by her parents Martin and Bridget and partner Tony Buckley, is survived by her sisters Carmel, Virginia, Patricia and Beatrice, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives, friends, and neighbours. May she rest in peace. 


Votes of Sympathy

At the recent October Executive meeting of the Crossmolina Deel-Rovers GAA Club. Votes of sympathy were expressed to the Family’s of the following who died recently. May Preston ne Bryce Ballyscanlon, Michael Gillispie Erris St formerly of Fiddaune Keenagh, Ann Farrell nee Devine Mount Falcon Ballina mother of Emma and Louise who work in O’Donnells Centra,  James Clancy Kinlough Co Leitrim uncle of Padraic Clancy Carrowcloughy , James Finnerty  Cloonaghmore Garanard Moygownagh, Vivian McCawley Carramore Lacken Vincent Shea Slievengark Ballina, brother of Pauline Loftus Tubbermore, Marie Sweeney nee Marley Derrycoosh Islandeady Frank Molloy  Claremorris, Tony Finnerty Carn Moygownagh Gina Carney nee Waldron Corheens Breaffy wife of Martin, Joe Gallagher Fiddaune Keenagh, Johnny Orme Correens Moygownagh, Maura O’Boyle Nee Gardiner Ballymanagh, Bridgie Cuffe Townagh Bellacorick, Michael Cosgrove Knockfree, James (Jim) Davis Ranelagh Dublin formerly of Bridge St Crossmolina, May they rest in peace.  


U15 League 

This was a very entertaining contest with both sides having spells of dominances in a high scoring game that produced fifteen goals and twenty nine points. Hollumount/Carramore raced into a ten points lead early on only to be pegged back by a resilient Crossmolina side that have been in this situation in a number of games and have managed to dig out the right results in the end. After finishing level at the end of normal time 8-3 to 5-12. In Extra time Crossmolina were much the better side and went on to out score their hosts by 2-10 to 0-4 to run out comfortable winner by 10-13 to 5-16 and now go forward to play Charlestown in the at the Connacht Centre of Excellence  on this Wednesday night at 7-30

Crossmolina team and scorers Conor Reynolds Jack Loftus Brian McKinley Conor Howley Micheal Gill Darragh Syron Declan Tolan James Williams 2-0 Jonathan Murtagh Danny McDonald Diarmuid Walsh 1-5 Niall Coggins 2-3 Luke Rowland 5-1 Eoin Murphy 0-1 Diarmuid Coggins Subs Ronan Loftus 0-3 For Diarmuid Coggins Mickie Maloney for Micheal Gill Eoin O’Boyle for Declan Tolan Darragh Deane for Luke Rowland Alfie Maloney for Niall Coggins Micheal Gill for Ronan Loftus  


Crossmolina Club development draw

Sharon Traynor accepting a cheque for €200 which she shared with her brother Kieran from Eamon Howley Crossmolina Club Chairman which they won in the Crossmolina Club development draw in association with Mayo GAA 

Summer reading Challenge in Crossmolina Library

Children from the parish of Crossmolina and Surrounding areas who took part in the Summer reading Challenge  in Crossmolina Library pictured after receiving their Certificates and goodie bags from Maureen Gallagher, (Librarian) and  Mary  Gannon retired Senior Executive  Librarian