Crossmolina Bridge Club

Mairead Maughan  President of Crossmolina Bridge Club presenting her first prize to Nuala Doyle and Maureen Barrett in Hineys recently 

Richmond N.S

Children from 4th, 5th and 6th Class from Richmond N.S along with their teachers Ms Tanya Lyons and Ms Bernie O,Malley. had the privilege of meeting Dr. Norah Patten who is set to become the first Irish person to go into space.  The children and teachers were in awe at meeting such an inspirational figure. They all wish her the best of luck inn the future

News - Fri 22nd June 2018

Tiernan's Triumph 

The Second Year girls from St. Tiernan’s College recently capped off a very successful season when they were crowned Connaught Regional Champions. Despite entering the competition with the smallest panel the girls gelled so well as a team that they went through the entire season unbeaten. Tiernans fast breaking game saw them put up big scores in their earlier rounds, the highlights of which were wins over Our Lady’s Secondary school Belmullet, St Joseph’s Secondary School, Foxford and Sacred Heart Westport. 

However it was the team's defensive organisation that saw the Tiernan's girls win a tight final 25 - 19 against St. Raphael's College, Loughrea in Ballina Community Sports Centre recently in a game in which Leah Timlin was the star player on show. 

A delighted captain, Rachel Moyles accepted the regional cup on behalf of her team. The coaching team of Ms.Munnelly, Ms. Caden and Mr. Hendry praised the girls for their effort throughout the season and commented on how proud they were of the team. 

The St. Tiernan's panel for 2018 are Rachel Moyles (capt.), Amy Blake, Emma Walsh, Oxanna O’Boyle, Hayley Walsh, Jessica Canavan, Niamh Egan, Leah Timlin, Megan Lynn, Lucy Kelly, Sinead Duffy, Caitriona McAndrew, Lucy Monaghan and Andrea Breen 

 

Sinead Wins All Ireland Medal 

Congratulation to Sinead Walsh Laherdane and McHale/Rovers player who was on the Mayo U14 team that won the All-Ireland Title with a 7-10 to 3-14 win over Tipperary in Ballinasloe on Sunday week. Sinead is daughter of Gabriel and Pamla

 

Lotto Results.

There was no winner of the Crossmolina Deel-Rovers GAA Club Lotto Jackpot on Saturday night 16th June. The numbers were 4 – 9 – 20 – 32 two punters match three numbers Lauren Gaughan Abbeyview Crossmolina Francis Murphy C/o Killala Presision each win €75. The draw took place in Lynotts Bar. This weeks Jackpot is €9,900, Many thanks for all your support 

 

Jordan Win’s Connacht Medal.

Congratulation to Jordan Flynn who was at Mid-field on the Mayo U20 Team that captured the first playing of this competition with a comfortable 3 – 16 to 1- 6 win over Roscommon in Hyde Park. Mayo now go forward to the All-Ireland Semi-Final against the Ulster Champions Derry or Armagh 

 

U14 Championship

Crossmolina and Ballaghaderreen served up a highly entertaining game in this County U14 B Championship tie at a very wet miserable breezy evening at Tiernans Park but this did not stop either sides scoring which Crossmolina emerged winner clear winner by 4-18 to 5-3  

Crossmolina Team and scorers Jack Sharkey Kai Howley Eoin O’Boyle Danny McDonald Dara Syron 0-2 Dara Deane Matthew  Gordetskyy Niall Maughan 1-0 Diarmuid Coggins 0-3 James Maheady 1-3 Diarmuid Fox 0- 1 Jack Naughton 1-2 Eoin Murphy 1-4 Subs Declan Tolan 0-1 Matthew Williams Jack Loftus Seamus McDermott Aidan Granaghan Michael Maloney 

 

National Schools Football. 

Crossmolina 1-7 Kiltane 1-5

This was a very entertaining contest Crossmolina lead at the break 1-5 to 0-3 after playing with stiff breeze thanks to Dylan Flynn goal and a point Oisin Deane two points and points each from Kyle Gallagher and Kobe McDonald. James Carey replied with two points and Rafielle one point for the home side. Josh Carey and James Armstrong traded points with Dylan Flynn and Kobe McDonald. As the game entered the last five minuets James Armstrong grabbed a goal which insured a nail biting finish the Crossmolina defence were solid throughout and goalkeeper Jack Sharkey made a couple of great saves during game to secure their sides march into the final     

Crossmolina NS team Jack Sharkey Ronan Connor Josh Moyles Sean Óg McGuinness Aaron Coggins Ronan Sweeney (Capt) Kobe McDonald 0-2 Matthew Gordetskyy Sean Heffernan Kyle Gallagher 0-1 Oisin Deane 0-2 Billy Loftus Dylan Flynn 1-2 James O’Boyle Matthew Williams Subs Patrick O’Malley Luke Maloney Gary Naughton Zara Fox,

 

The Rare Tulip 

Ten tulips have been hand picked and are ready to take to the stage on Sat. July 7th in the Upper Deck for the Rare Tulip alternative beauty & talent contest to see who will be selected as the rarest of them all. You can take part in the free competition, "PICK A TULIP" on the Crossmolina Festival facebook page from tomorrow, Tuesday until Thursday to win tickets to a great night of fun, laughter, music & dancing.

 

Festival News 

Thank you to everyone that attended the special family mass and festival launch and to the hard working people who spent so much time beautifully decorating the church. The final Singing Pubs heat takes place in Christy's Bar on next Friday night, June 29th, music by Michael S. Togher, call 087 2225256 if your interested in taking part. The Summer brochure is now available in all shops etc. Some of the free events for the festival are almost booked up, please register for any event that requires advance booking. The festival would like to hear from anyone that may like to help out from stewarding, admin staff etc.

 

Kilmurray Soccer Camp.

Kilmurry Youths are hosting the Sports Direct FAI Summer Soccer School in Kilmurry Community Field from Monday July 2nd to Friday July 6th .The camp is open to boys and girls from 6 to 14 years of age . The cost is €65 .Participants will receive an exclusive kit , backpack , football and certificate .Book online at www.summersoccerschools.ie or call 1890 653 653 

 

Killocraun NS.

On Sat June 30th at 1pm Bishop John Fleming will celebrate mass in Killocraun NS to mark 120 years of the school.

Following mass a day of fun events for all is guaranteed. There will be music and drama by current and past pupils. Registers, roll books and photos will be on display and refreshments will be served on the day. 

Later that evening in Cawley’s of Rakestreet music will be provided by the Sweeney Macs. Past pupils and teachers, neighbours and friends are all invited to celebrate this special day. We are looking forward to meeting you all on the 30th

 

Crossmolina AFC’s.

Latest 50/50 draw winner was John Gilmartin winning a total of €335. Tickets can be purchased at one for €2 or three for €5 in the Post Office or the local Business in the Town 

 

Deel-Rover Thank You.

Crossmolina Bord Na Nog would like to thank everybody who contributed to our recent Church Gate Collection which amounted to €1,005.55. Thanks to all who helped out on the day 

 

GAA Cul Camps.

The Annual Crossmolina Deel-Rovers Kelloggs Cul Camps will take place from Monday 30th July to Friday 3rd August from 10am to 2-30 pm. It is Guaranteed to provide Boys and Girls – between the ages of 6 to 13 – with an action packed and fun- filled week of activity during the summer holidays. Book on line at https://www.kelloggsculcamps.gaa.ie. Price €60 for the first child €50 for second 2nd Child €40 for 3rd and subsequent Children. Queries to Julie at 086.8914831 

 

Men’s Health Evening.

This Monday evening 25th June in the TF Hotel Castlebar. Information from various health promotion, awareness and Community groups. This a free event. Contact Rachel Dalton 091.893318 or Fionnuala Creighton 091,893489 to book or further details  

 

New - Fri 15th June 2018

Lotto Results.

There was no winner of the Crossmolina Deel-Rovers GAA Club Lotto Jackpot on Saturday night 9th June. The numbers were 6 – 15 – 17 – 32 Four punters match three numbers Jason Murphy Derryhillagh, Castlehill. Phil Heffernan Chapel Rd Crossmolina. Catherine O’Hora Clonnfada, Killala. Vincent Birrane Fairfield, Crossmolina. They share the €150 prize. The Draw took place in Maughan Bar. This weeks Jackpot is €9,750. Many thanks for all your support

 

Division 4 League 

Crossmolina suffered a heavy defeat in the end in the end of this County Division 4 league tie in Ballintubber despite being well in contention at the break. Ballintubber dominated the second half and ran out easy winners by 5-15 to 3-7  

Crossmolina team and scorers were Patrick Loftus Jason Murphy Stephen O’Malley Fergal Gill Kevin McHugh Kenneth McHugh Noel Hegarty Brendan Birrane Michael Gallagher 1-0 Kieran Traynor Nigal Caden Liam Donohoe Colm Hegarty 0-2 Thomas McNulty 0-5 Gerard Haran 1-0 Subs Shane McKinley 1-0 Liam Cawley Ronan McDermott 

 

Vision 2025 

Planning for the future. Come on board and play a key part in the plans for Crossmolina over the next five to ten years. If you are interested in marketing, communication, innovation and have the skills, ideas and pride in your town come along and make a difference. Come along anyway - everyone has something to offer. 

Meeting in the Enterprise Centre at 8pm on Wednesday 20th June 2018

 

Votes of Sympathy

At the Executive meeting of the Crossmolina Deel-Rovers GAA Club on Tuesday night 12th June. Votes of sympathy were expressed to the Family’s of the following who died recently. Martin Leonard Cabragh Castlehill, Alphonsus Corcoran Waterford and formerly of Ballina St Crossmolina, Bro Thomas Mulhern Marist House Glesson St Athlone and formerly of Cuilagurrane Castlehill, Bridget McTighe Scotland sister of Kitty Gilvarry The Boreen Michael Timlin Ballyderry Corroy Knockmore, Bridget Cartwright nee Lynn Knockleggan Crossmolina, Kathleen Mullins Ballaghadareen sister of the late Mary Butler and Anna O’Boyle, Sean Judge New York brother of Micheal Judge and Noreen Griffin The Boreen,  Jimmy Murphy Dingle Co Kerry brother of Geraldine McGarrigle Fotish, John Newcombe Foxford brother of Liz Murphy The Boreen, J. P. Durkan Bofane Rathnamagh, Robert Gardiner Boston USA and formerly of Rathnamagh, Dave Coyle Manchester father – in – law of John Broderick Eskeragh, Maureen Hill  Bromley England sister of the late John Mulkearns, Gretta Doherty nee Gilroy Tyrawley Ballina, Sean Calleary  Quay Rd Ballina Sean Henry Geesala, Martin Murphy Killala.  May they Rest in peace.

 

U12 League

This was a game Crossmolina dominated for three quarters of the contest before Ballinrobe struck a purple patch in the fourth quarter scoring four goals to take the lead. It then the hosts showed great resilience and will to win with Oisin Deane Luke Maloney Kobe McDonald Dylan Flynn and Ronan Connor all contributed to score board in frantic finish which ended with Crossmolina winning by two points 6-16 to 7-11 

Crossmolina team and scorers Patrick O’Malley Nathan Lynch Ronan Connor 0-1 Josh Moyles Ronan Sweeney 0-1 Kobe McDonald 2-3 Sean Heffernan Oisin Deane 0-5 Billy Loftus0-1 Dylan Flynn 2-3 Ronan Walsh 0-2 Sean Óg McGuinness Luke Maloney 2-1 Subs Shane Lynn James O’Boyle Patrick Reape  

 

Kilmurray Soccer Camp

Kilmurry Youths are hosting the Sports Direct FAI Summer Soccer School in Kilmurry Community Field from Monday July 2nd to Friday July 6th .The camp is open to boys and girls from 6 to 14 years of age . The cost is €65 .Participants will receive an exclusive kit , backpack , football and certificate .Book online at www.summersoccerschools.ie or call 1890 653 653 

 

Homecoming Festival  

The Crossmolina Summer Family Fun brochure is now available in all local shops etc. The brochure has all the details on the many family activities taking place in Crossmolina during July & August. The festival will hold a fund raising event on Sat. July 7th in the Upper Deck, come along to find out who will be crowned The Rare Tulip 2018, it will be a night of fun, laughter, music & dancing at this alternative beauty and talent contest. If you would like to help out in any way during the Festival please text us on 089, 2011721.

 

Michael Walsh Cup

Crossmolina 2-17 Moy Davitts 1-12

Crossmolina had a comfortable win over Moy Davitts in this Michael Walsh Cup tie at Tiernans Park on Sunday of last week. Crossmolina dominated the opening quarter with points from J.P.Mulhern Kevin Mulhern and a goal and point from Mickie Loftus before Oisin McHugh pointed for the visitors in the 15 minuet Brian Heneghan slotted home a penalty minutes later J.P.Mulhern Fionan Duffy tacked on string points and just before the break Brian Heneghan reduced the lead with three points to leave the half time score 1-9 to 1-4 Fionan Duffy and Liam Byrne exchanged points Mark Regan and J.P.Byrne raised white flags before Conor Rowland grabbed his sides second goal to restore his sides dominance  Liam Byrne Mark Regan and J.P. Byrne pointed for Moy Davitts. A further burst of scoring from Fionan Duffy Mickie Loftus David Howley Kevin Mulhern J.P Mulhern and Liam Donohoe gave the hosts a commanding lead before Brian Heneghan and Liam Byrne tacked on points for the Moy siders       

Crossmolina team and scorers Shane Keane Darragh McCormack Stephen Duffy Noel Hegarty Conor Rowland 1-0 Hugh Cafferty Darren Caden Cathal Carolan Kevin Mulhern 0-2 David Howley 0-1 Mickie Loftus 1-2 Derek Hegarty J.P.Mulhern 0-4 Fionan Duffy 0-7 Tommy Walsh Subs Kenneth McHugh for Darragh McCormack Liam Donohoe 0-1 for Tommy Walsh Shane McKinley for David Howley 

 

Killocraun NS.

On Sat June 30th at 1pm Bishop John Fleming will celebrate mass in Killocraun NS to mark 120 years of the school.

Following mass a day of fun events for all is guaranteed. There will be music and drama by current and past pupils. Registers, roll books and photos will be on display and refreshments will be served on the day. 

Later that evening in Cawley’s of Rakestreet music will be provided by the Sweeney Macs. Past pupils and teachers, neighbours and friends are all invited to celebrate this special day. We are looking forward to meeting you all on the 30th

 

Blood Donations 

Thanks to all who donated Blood when the Blood Bank attended the Parish Hall recently 96 Units were donated. Many thanks to all who attended and helped in any way 

 

Richmond N.S. Pioneer Essay Competition

Congratulations to Oliva Kearns, Grace Loftus and Aoife Mulligan from Richmond N.S.on winning 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in the Mid-Killala Pioneer Essay Competition. With Marty Birrane and Meave Tierney  Mid-Killala Pioneers 

Connacht Special Olympics Team

Eamon Howley Chairman of  Crossmolina Deel-Rovers GAA Club making a presentation to James Gough and Mark Duffy members of Connacht Special Olympics Team who are competing this week and Michael Hegarty Club Secretary. They are all wished the best of luck from all in the Club 

News - Fri 8th June 2018

Division 4 League. 

Crossmolina Junior team lost out to Westport in the County league Division 4 in Westport on Saturday week The West Mayo men were in control throughout lead at the break 2-6 to 1-5 Stephen O’Malley fisting the goal just before the break Thomas McNulty Brendan Birrane Pat Loftus Shane Hennigan and J.P Mulhern scored the Deel-Siders points after the break but Alan Kennedy Cillian Kilkelly and co kept the Scoring rate and ran out winners by 4-12 to 1-12 

Crossmolina team and scorers were Patrick Loftus Jason Murphy (Capt) Mark Leonard Pat Loftus 0-1 Darragh McCormack Stephen O’Malley 1-0 Noel Hegarty J.P.Mulhern 0- 2 Darren Caden Fergoil Gill Tommy Walsh Keelan Hegarty Dean Loftus 0-1 Thomas McNulty 0-6 David Howley Subs Kevin McHugh Fergal Gill Brendan Birrane 0-1 Kieran Traynor Shane Hennigan 0-1 Ciaran Haran.

 

Lotto Results.

There was no winner of the Crossmolina Deel-Rovers GAA Club Lotto Jackpot on Saturday night 2nd June. The numbers were 5 – 9 – 14 – 30 one match three numbers Shay Rowland and Majella Cuffe Riverwalk Crossmolina who win €150. The draw took place in the Dolphin. This weeks Jackpot is €9,600. Many thanks for all Your Support

 

Coffee Morning.

Western Care Coffee Morning in Davis Stores at 9 – 30 Am Friday 15th June. All proceeds to local residential services in Abbeytown 

 

Festival Launch 

1. Launch of Crossmolina Community Festival in association with World Meeting of Families on Sunday next 17th June. A special mass will take place next Sunday at 11.30 for all families of the Parish as we reflect on The Family Icon, Amoris Laetitia, and The Joy of Love.

2. Volunteer now for World Meeting of Families. Here is the link for everything to do with volunteering https://www.worldmeeting2018.ie/en/Get-Involved/Volunteer.

3. Killala- Achonry Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes: 2-7 September 2018 Contact: 086 6080763—Pigrim Section (Michael Walkin) Assisted/Invalid Pilgrim Section: 086 4013897- (Eileen O’Brien) 

4. Keenagh Church Centenary

Friday 13th July 2018: Opening of Church Centenary Weekend with a celebration concert in Keenagh Church.

Saturday 14th July 2018: Family Day in conjunction with World Meeting of Families

7pm: Annual Cemetery Mass in Kilmurry Cemetery.

Saturday Night: Music and Barbeque in Keenagh with Music by Medicine Bow.

Sunday 15th July 2018: 3pm Centenary Mass

Sunday Night: Keenagh Church Centenary Dance in O’Malley’s, Crossmolina, Music by Irish Eyes

 

Crossmolina Day Centre

Have organised a trip to Enniscrone on Thursday 14th June. Bus leaving Social Services at 12 30 pm. Lunch/Tea and Scones in the Ocean Sands if required. €5 bus charge. Contact Joan 0876545338 Breda 0868743077 to book a place on the bus before noon Wednesday 13th. 

 

Festival News. 

The festival will launch their "Summer Family Fun" brochure on Sunday next after 11:30am mass. The brochure will have all the details on family events in Crossmolina during July & August including the Homecoming Festival, Summer Camps, North Mayo Heritage Centre, Crossmolina Show, Enniscoe Vintage Day etc. Next Sunday's mass will be a special family mass to celebrate the World Meeting Of Families. 

Tickets are on sale now for a Hair and Beauty Masterclass taking place during the festival and the first 40 tickets sold will receive a free Moroccan Oil Hamper Pack, tickets are priced at €5 and available at Heather Lynott Hairdressing. 

Visit the festival on facebook (#crossmolinafestival) or on www.crossmolinafestival.ie for all details on this year's Homecoming Festival. 

 

Killocraun NS.

On Sat June 30th at 1pm Bishop John Fleming will celebrate mass in Killocraun NS to mark 120 years of the school.

Following mass, a day of fun events for all is guaranteed. There will be music and drama by current and past pupils. Registers, roll books and photos will be on display and refreshments will be served on the day. 

Later that evening in Cawley’s of Rakestreet music will be provided by the Sweeney Macs. Past pupils and teachers, neighbours and friends are all invited to celebrate this special day. We are looking forward to meeting you all on the 30th

 

National School Success.

Congratulation to Crossmolina National School who won the Division 2 Boys Cumann Na mBunscol final in a thrilling game in McHale on Thursday last against a very gallant The Quay NS Westport. A Dylan Flynn goal and Sean óg McGuinness point sealed a memorial victory 2- 12 to 1-1. See Sports Section for full report

 

Parish Hall News.

Crossmolina Parish Hall is available for activities, events, Training, social and much more, If your group has a regular activity you can do block bookings. Contact Sean Keane 086 838 3355 for enquires rates and availability

 

OPW Public Exhibition.

On River Deel Drainage Scheme on display in Parish Hall, Crossmolina with representatives in attendance on Friday 15th June 2pm to 7 - 30. They will answer any questions that interested persons may have regarding the Scheme's proposals

 

Rocks and Roses

Rocks and Roses Cancer Survivors Choir and guests who preformed at a very successful  fundraising concert in Hineys Upper Deck  on Saturday week with all proceeds going to Mayo Cancer support 

BACK - Sean Gallagher, Helen Mc Loughlin, Marie Waters,Helen Rose, Caitriona Kelly, Bernie Boyle,Mary Moran,Rob Matthews, Frances Walsh, Josephine Gilroy,Francis Price, Mick Gallagher. 

FRONT - Chris O'Brien,Kathleen Ward, Nuala Matthews,Ann Burke, Louise Killeen,Mary Murray, Ann Basquille, Bernadette Stewarts, Bridget Mellett, Mary O'Hara

 

Mayo North Old Engine and Tractor Club

Sean Gallagher Mayo North Old Engine and Tractor Club making a presentation of a Cheque on behalf of the club to Helen Rose a member of the Fund Raising Committee of Rock Rose House  in Hiney’s after the recent Concert also in picture is Louise Killeen Musical Director of Rocks and Roses Choir