News - Fri 29th Dec 2017

The Late Arthur John Wills.

The death occurred peacefully at his residence on Tuesday 19th December of Arthur. John Wills Ballyholan Downhill Rd Ballina, formerly of Moylaw Crossmolina and Upper Garden St Ballina. His remains reposed at McGowan’s funeral Home on Thursday evening with removal to St Michaels Church Ballina funeral service on Friday with burial afterwards in the adjoining graveyard. Arthur is survived by his wife Eleanor, sons David and Stanley, daughters Ruth and Michele, sister Ethel, Sons-in-law Seamus and Damon, grandchildren, nephews, nieces and extended family and friends. At Rest. 

 

Lotto Results.

There was no winner of the Crossmolina Deel-Rovers GAA Club Lotto Jackpot on Saturday night 23rd December. The numbers were 8 – 11 – 13 – 22 five punters matched three numbers Mary Daly Church View Crossmolina, John Maughan Mount Gregory Castlebar, Jim and Ann Timoney Fotish Crossmolina, Damien and Caroline Lavin Church View Crossmolina, Caroline Jordan Enniscoe Castlehill each win €30. The draw took place in Thatch Bar. This week’s jackpot is €6,150. Many thanks for your continued support and wishing all our supporters a very happy new year.

 

Bridge Results.

Crossmolina Bridge results for Thursday night 14th December were 1st Rita Fox and Ena Coggins 2nd Mary Corcoran and Teresa McNulty 3rd Breda and John Mulkearns 4th Nuala Doyle and Maureen Barrett. The members of our club wish all their supporters and friends a very happy new year.  

 

Recent Death’s.

Sympathy is extended to the families of Martin Needham Aillennan Louisburgh brother of Catriona Lavelle Keenagh, Declan Davitt Curradavitt Louisburgh following a tragic accident, Bridget Ruane Leeds and late of Comminch Castlehill, Ena Hazel Nee Rowland in England formerly of Derra Bellacorick, Eamon Connor father of Eamon Connor Ballina and Dublin. May they rest in peace.

 

Kilmurray Card Results. 

The following are the results of the Weekly Kilmurray 25 card drive on Thursday night 21st December  Best of 20 games 1st John Naughton and Michael Granahan 2nd four way tie Frank Heffernan and Bernie Gilroy, Aidan Crowley and Evelyn Crowley, Ray and Mary McNamara, Seamie Gallagher and Kevin Murphy. Raffle 1st Frank McDonnell 2nd Patrick Gilroy 3rd Mary McNamara. Hampers Breege McNamara and Michael McAndrew 2nd Frank McDonnell and Tom O’Boyle   

 

Died in Leeds

The death occurred peacefully recently in Leeds of Bridget Ruane late of Comminch Castlehill. Funeral mass in The Church of Our Lady Kilmurray on Sunday 7th January at 11am.With burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. Bridget was predeceased by her brothers Joe, Jack and Mick is survived by her sisters Biney Harrison Leeds, Sr Mary. Agnes Claremorris, brother Paddy Leeds, sisters – in – law, nieces, nephews, relations, friends and neighbours. May she rest in peace 

 

 

Jersey Presentation

Joe O’Donnell Centra Crossmolina presenting a set of Jerseys to Julie Reilly Crossmolina Bord Na Nog Secretary, Enda

Lavelle Bord Na Nog Chairman and Trevor Higgins U14 Team Management

News - Tue 19th December 2017

Wedding Bells

Congratulation to Damien Rowland Derreen Boughadoon Keenagh and Chloe Munnelly Abbeytown Crossmolina who were married in St Tiernans Church with reception in O’Malley’s Bar and Grill 

 

Basketball News

Crossmolina Tigers Basketball 30th Annivesary celebrations in Hiney’s on Thursday 28th December. Tickets available from Hiney’s, Centra and Helen Keane at 087.6800414

 

Bridge Results.

Crossmolina Bridge results for Thursday night 14th December were 1st Rita Fox and Ena Coggins 2nd Mary Corcoran and Teresa McNulty 3rd Breda and John Mulkearns 4th Nuala Doyle and Maureen Barrett  

 

Crossmolina Chronicle

Sincere thanks to all who attended the Launch of the 25th edition of the Chronicle in Hiney’s. Special thanks to Angelina Nugent of Mid West Radio who performed the Launch. The Magazine is on sale in the local shops Hiney’s Londis, Davis’s, O’Donnell’s Centra. Mulherns Gala. The Ideal gift for loved one or friend at home abroad

 

Kilmurray Card Results. 

The following are the results of the Weekly Kilmurray 25 card drive on Thursday night 14th December Best of 20 games 1st Johnny Orme and Des McDonnell 2nd a tie Pakie Hefferon and Padraic Timlin, Leo Ryan and Tom O’Malley 3rd a tie Martina and Anthony Granaghan, Shamie Gallagher and Kevin Murphy, Vinnie O’Boyle and Eugene Granaghan. Raffle 1st Leo Ryan 2nd Des McDonnell 3rd Shamie Gallagher. The Committee would like to wish all its supporters a very Happy, Peaceful and safe Christmas  

 

Crossmolina Mens Shed. 

Come along and enjoy a chat, cup of tea, meet old pals and new ones. The Shed is open Tuesday and Thursday’s 11am to 2pm Monday and Friday at 7pm

 

Class Reunion.

1987 Gortnor Abbey and Teck leaving cert classes 27th December 2017. Celebration 30 years Reunion. Tickets €25. Available from Stephanie Jennings. 087.6154318. Gillian McGuire 087.9291580. Shaun O’Boyle. 087.1895065 John Sharkey 087.7978643.

 

Class of 88 Reunion. 

Gortnor Abbey and Vocational School leaving Cert class of 1988 are having a informal gathering in Sticks Bar Crossmolina on Friday 29th December 

 

Christmas Food Appeal.

St Vincent De Paul local Christmas Food Appeal. Please help us make a difference this year and donate any non-perishable food, which will be distributed to Local Families in our community. Drop off points. Mulhern’s Gala, O’Donnell’s Centra, and Hiney’s Londis

 

Recent Death

Sympathy is extended to the family’s of Paddy.Joe Gill Gortnahurra Crossmolina Josie Loftus Ballymachola Crossmolina, Mary Hanafin Dingle Co Kerry mother of Geraldine Gill Moneymore Crossmolina, Oliver Strogen Amana Estate Ballina father of Lisa Convey Peter Hughes Ballinahaglish Knockmore. May they rest in peace

 

Lotto Results

There was no winner of the Crossmolina Deel-Rovers GAA Club Lotto Jackpot on Saturday night 16th December. The numbers were 15 – 17 – 19 – 23 two punters matched three number Billy and Deirdre Connor Ballycooraun Crossmolina, john Mulkearns each win €75. The draw took place in Maughan’s. This weeks Jackpot is €6.000. Many thanks for all your support during the year. The Lotto Committee want to wish all its supporters a very Happy. Peaceful and safe Christmas 

 

Powering The West

The Listowel writers award winning The History of Bord Na Mona/ESB in Bellacorick. The Book that is fast running out of stock is an ideal gift for anybody from the North Mayo Area or interested in History Edited by James Laffey and Christy Loftus is on Sale in Hiney’s Londis, O’Donnell’s Centra

 

Dermot County Secretary.

At the executive meeting of Crossmolina Deel-Rovers club on Tuesday night Congratulation was extended to Dermot Butler who was Elected Secretary of the Mayo GAA County Board succeeding Vincent Neary who had completed his five year term and Liam Moffatt on appointment as Mayo coaching officer both were very active members of our club. Also to Michael who was awarded the Mayo Referee of the Year award recently 

 

GAA club Presentation’s

The Annual Crossmolina Deel-Rovers awards and Social night will be held on Friday 29th December in Maughan’s Bar Presentations at 9pm followed by live music

 

GAA National Draw

The Annual GAA Club draw organised by GAA Head Quarters with the First Prize a New Renault Dynamique and nineteen other very attractive prizes. All money’s raised from this draw goes directly to the Club. Tickets are €10 and can be had from any club member  

 

St Stephen Day. 

The annual Crossmolina Deel-Rovers get together and football Match in St Tiernans Park on St Stephen Day at 1 – 30. All former and present members come along for a meet and greet. All are welcome  

 

Christmas Wishes

To all our reader at home and abroad we wish you al a very Happy Holy, Peaceful and safe Christmas  

 

News - Fri 15th December 2017

Lotto Results

There was no winner of the Crossmolina Deel-Rovers GAA Club Lotto Jackpot on Saturday night 9th December. The numbers were 14 – 18 – 19 – 24 one punter matched three numbers Kieran Gill Rathmore Crossmolina. The Draw took place in Hiney’s Bar.  Next week’s jackpot is €5,850. Many thanks for all your support 

 

Kilmurray Card Results. 

The following are the results of the Weekly Kilmurray 25 card drive on Thursday night 7th December Best of 20 games 1st A tie Ray and Mary McNamara, Leo Ryan and Tom O’Malley, Breege and Paddy. Joe McNamara, Michael Cawley and Michael McAndrew, 2nd Patrick Gilroy and Richard Devers, Raffle 1st Frank Heffernan 2nd John Gilger 3rd Paddy. Joe McNamara. Hampers 1st Frank Heffernan and Anthony Granaghan 2nd Tom O’Boyle and Pakie Hefferon 

 

Dermot County Secretary.

At the executive meeting of Crossmolina Deel-Rovers club on Tuesday night Congratulation was extended to Dermot Butler who was Elected Secretary of the Mayo GAA County Board succeeding Vincent Neary who had completed his five year term and Liam Moffatt on appointment as Mayo coaching officer both were very active members of our club.  

 

The Late Paddy. Joe. Gallagher.

The death occurred peacefully at the District Hospital Ballina Sunflower Unit on Monday 11th December of Paddy. Joe. Gallagher Gortnahurra Crossmolina. His remains reposed at Hiney's Funeral Home Crossmolina on Tuesday evening with removal to St Tiernans Church. Burial on Wednesday in Crossmolina Cemetery after requiem mass. Paddy. Joe was predeceased by his sister Mary, Ann and Breege. Is survived by his brothers Dermot, John Ballinasloe, sister Gretta, sister – in – law Peggy, nieces, nephews, relatives, friends and neighbours. May he rest in peace.

Votes of Sympathy. 

At the Executive meeting of the Crossmolina Deel-Rovers GAA Club on Tuesday 12th December Votes of sympathy were expressed to the families of the following who died recently. May Lynn nee Brogan Rathbane, Crossmolina, Padraig Egan Creggs, Rd Ballina, Carmel Gallagher Harrow Middlesex and formerly Rhans Crossmolina, Ettie Clinton ne Loftus Chapel St and 1Chapel View Crossmolina, Elaine Connolly nee O’Malley Lahinch Hollymount, Paddy .Joe. Gallagher Gortnahurra Crossmolina May they rest in peace

 

Hospice Christmas Cards.

Are on sale in the Post Office, Library, Quinn’s Chemist, O’Donnell’s Centra, Hiney’s Londis, €6 per box of 12.To remember a loved one  “Shine a light” on the Hospice Christmas Tree at Knock. Available in the Post Office, Geraghty’s and Quinn’s Pharmacies at €5 each 

 

Crossmolina Mens Shed. 

Come along and enjoy a chat, cup of tea, meet old pals and new ones. The Shed is open Tuesday and Thursday’s 11am to 2pm Monday and Friday at 7pm

 

Christmas Party Gathering. 

Will be held in the Town Hall Crossmolina Tomorrow Tuesday 19th December from 2pm to 4pm. It will be a fun day with music, song and dance with spot prizes galore. Please come along and join in the fun, The Community bus is available for pick-ups. Call 096.30935

 

Class Reunion.

1987 Gortnor Abbey and Teck leaving cert classes 27th December 2017. Celebration 30 years Reunion. Tickets €25. Available from Stephanie Jennings. 087.6154318. Gillian McGuire 087.9291580. Shaun O’Boyle. 087.1895065 John Sharkey 087.7978643.

 

Class of 88 Reunion. 

Gortnor Abbey and Vocational School leaving Cert class of 1988 are having an informal gathering in Sticks Bar Crossmolina on Friday 29th December 

 

Christmas Food Appeal.

St Vincent De Paul local Christmas Food Appeal. Please help us make a difference this year and donate any non-perishable food, which will be distributed to Local Families in our community. Drop off points. Mulhern’s Gala, O’Donnell’s Centra, and Hiney’s Londis

 

Badminton

Photo: L-r back row: Jonathon Verry, Daisy Verry, Eoin O'Boyle, Jack Loftus, Michael McLoughlin and Maureen Timlin. Front row from left with r-up U17 boys singles Plate section Connor McNulty, James McAndrew, winner U17 Mayo badminton Plate Singles, James Loftus runner up Division "C" under 13 Boys singles Marcus Maughan, Dylan Rowland, and Niamh McNulty runner up Ladies Mayo Badminton Singles U17 

Re-dedication of Kilmurry Church

Pictured at the re-dedication of the Church of Our Lady Kilmurry  on Sunday 15th October were Back from left to right Fr Patrck Hoban Fr Enda Kelly, Sr Breda Leonard Ballina formerly of Killacorraun Castlehill , Bishop John Fleming, Sr Bridie  Hoban, Sr Ann Kearney, Jack Rowland (Contractors), Martin Lynn (Painters). Middle Row from left to right Fr Gerry Gillispie, Fr Gabriel Rosbotham CC, Sr Mary Lou Haverty Belmullet, Sr Canice Burns Belmullet, Sr Bernadette Waters Killeen Castlehill, Sr Bernadette Hoban Belmullet, Patrick Gallagher of (Fox and Gallagher) Fr Francis Judge PP. Front from left to right Fr Michael Cawley former curate in Kilmurry, Alaoise Mulligan, Annie Fergus and Tom McNamara Alter Servers absent from photo was Aidan Granaghan Alter Server and Sr Perpetua Hynes Belmullet. The Sisters of Mercy Belmullet Gifted the new Sanctuary Furnishings to the Church

Library Summer Reading Challenge

Children who took part in the summer reading Challenge in Crossmolina Library after being presented with their certificates  with Maureen Gallagher Crossmolina Librarian, Mary Gannon Cllr Michael Loftus. Back from left to right Alannah Canavan,  Charlie Benson, Hannah Keane, Lauara Leonard, Eve Moyles, Damien Moyles, Enda McHugh,  Fionn Kilbane Searle, Adam Fahey. Middle Row from left to right Gabrielle Canvan, Hannah McHugh, Noah Conway, Mia Brennan, Saibh Farrell Jack Langan, Aaron Keane, Henry McAndrew, Nicola Moyles. Third Row from left to right Evie Callaghan, Muirenn McHale, Eabha Farrell, Caiden Moyles, Moya Benson, Holly Connor Faye Benson, Front from left to right S.J.Canavan, Oliver Hopkins, Oisin Glacken, Colin Rowland

Kilmurry Church

Fr Michael Cawley formerly curate in Kilmurry pictured with bishop John Fleming and Fr Francis Judge P P at the Re-Dedication of the Church

U11 Team winner

Joe Cuffe of Cuffs’s Centra Belmullet presenting the Eddie Cuffe memorial trophy to Crossmolina U11 Captain Ronan Walsh  also in picture is John Walker Cill Chomain Organiser the competition.

Back Row: Billy Loftus, Patrick Mulligan, Padraic Reape, Ronan Sweeney, Gary Naughton, Kobe McDonald, Nathan Lynch, Patrick O Malley, Shane Lynn, Sean Heffernan, Dylan McHale, Simon McHale, Josh Moyles, Sean McGuinness Rory Mc Guinness

Front Row: Joey Keane, Esdmond Maughan, Tommy McNamara, James O Boyle, Oisin Deane, Ronan Walshe, Dylan Flynn, Aaron Coggins, Luke Maloney, Ronan Connor, James Loftus Kelvin McHale. At front Luke Williams

News-Fri 8th December 2017

The Late Ettie Clinton.

The death occurred peacefully after a short illness on Saturday 2nd December at Mayo University Hospital Castlebar of Ettie Clinton Chapel St and 1 Chapel View Crossmolina. Her remains reposed at Hiney’s Funeral Home on Tuesday evening requiem mass on Wednesday in St Tiernans Church with burial afterwards in Crossmolina Cemetery. Ettie was predeceased by her husband Cyril, brothers Dr J, V, Martin and Kevin is survived by her daughters Annette, Caroline and Sinead, sons Dr Declan and Brian, brothers Dr Mickie, Dan, Dr Declan, Finian, Dr Colm, Liam and Shane, sister Siobhain, sons – in – law, daughters – in – law, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, her beloved grandchildren, nephews, nieces, relatives and a large circle of friends. May she rest in peace. 

 

Lotto Results

Their was no winner of the Crossmolina Deel-Rovers GAA Club Lotto Jackpot on Saturday night 2nd December. The numbers were 7 – 9 – 24 – 25 five punters matched three numbers Padraic and Shirley Whittaker 12 River Walk   Thomas and Josephine McNulty Chapel View Peadar Flynn St Marys Park David Langan Davy Tool H ire Ballina Noel Convey Breaffy Ballina. The draw took place in Christy’s. This week’s jackpot is €5,700. Many thanks for your continued support

 

Bridge Results.

The following are results for of the Weekly Crossmolina Bridge session in Hineys Thursday night 30th November 1st Mary Daly and Mary Corcoran 2nd Nuala Doyle and Maureen Barrett 3rd Breeda and John Mulkearns 4th Mary Garrett and Teresa McNulty  

 

Kilmurray Card Results. 

The following are the results of the Weekly Kilmurray 25 card drive on Thursday night 30th November in the Community Centre  Best of 20 games 1st Michael Barrett and Frank Leonard 2nd Brendan Moore and Frank McDonnell 3rd Shamie Gallagher and Kevin Murphy. Raffle 1st Sean Syron 2nd Eugene Granaghan, 3rd Aidan Crowley 

 

Lakers put points in the Basket

Crossmolina's Lough Conn Lakers boys played two more exciting and successful matches recently. Firstly, the U-12 boys hosted Castelbar in Deel Rovers GAA Club Sports Hall on November 25th. With a few changes to the team which defeated Ballina a couple of weeks previously, the Lakers boys took an early lead in the opening quarter with scores from Aaron Coggins (free shot), James O'Boyle and Kobe McDonald to Castlebar's solitary score from N. Ryan.

In the second quarter scores from Patrick O'Malley, Dylan Flynn and Darragh Duffy against a solitary basket from B. Gibbons took the local boys to an 11-4 lead at half-time.

In a poor third quarter, the Lakers failed to add any further scores while Castlebar again took a single basket from S. Cunningham.

The final quarter was tense as the Crossmolina boys hung on to their slender lead, which was reduced to a single point as Castlebar took two baskets from B. Kelly and J. Lavin before the Lakers Kobe McDonald stepped in to take the final score and give the local boys a 3-point margin at the final whistle.

All in all, it was a good performance from the local boys against a determined effort from their Castelbar rivals, but some great defending and team-play proved the difference at the end.

Crossmolina: Aaron Coggins (1), Luke Williams, Kobe McDonald (4), Patrick O'Malley (2), Esmond Maughan, Josh Moyles, Dylan Flynn (2), James Loftus, Shane Lynn, James O'Boyle (2) and Darragh Duffy (2)

The Lakers U-14 boys travelled to Belmullet on November 30th, taking on Cispheil Iorrais. As always the Erris boys put up a great effort with neither team managing to put much distance between them and their opponents.

In an even opening quarter, Erris took an early lead with a free shot from Seamus Howard before Crossmolina responded with a basket from Diarmuid Coggins. Erris pushed ahead with a basket from Darren McDonald and the Lakers took two baskets by Eoin Noone before the locals came back with McDonald (basket) and James Lavelle (free shot) to level the scores at the whistle.

Erris took command in the second half with five baskets from Sean Lavelle who played at the high post and under the baskets while Crossmolina responded with five points from Darragh Syron, Diarmuid Fox and Jack Naughton, leaving them five points adrift at half-time.

In a storming third quarter, the Lakers retook the lead scoring ten points to the Erris boy's four. Three baskets from Diarmuid Coggins with two more from Eoin Noone gave the Lakers a single point advantage going into the final period. The locals had baskets from Darren McDonald and Jamie Scott.

The Lakers boys were definitely worth the trip to the Erris capital as a very hard-fought third quarter which saw Darren McDonald fouled-out, left game again tied at 32 points each. Erris had scores from Mark Walshe, Darren McDonald, Anthony Barrett (one basket each) and Sean Lavelle (two baskets and two free shots) while Crossmolina's Eoin O'Boyle (basket), Diarmuid Fox (basket), Diarmuid Coggins (3 free shots) and Darragh Syron (2 baskets) levelled up the scores.

Extra time proved as tense and exciting as the previous four quarters. The Lakers opened the scoring with two free shots from Eoin Noone, but the Erris boys pulled back with a basket from Sean Lavelle.

The action was tense under the boards as the Lakers Eoin O'Boyle contested four rebounds with Sean Lavelle at either end and took two jump balls. The boys from the west went ahead with a basket from Rian Concannon while Crossmolina responded with a solitary point from Diarmuid Coggins.

The Lakers again took the lead with a basket from Eoin O'Boyle and pushed further on when Diarmuid Coggins added what was to be their last score. Erris pulled back with a basket from Brian Concannon and a single point from Anthony Barrett, but time ran out for the Erris boys and Crossmolina took the honours.

It was a great performance from the Lakers boys against a very tough Erris side who were giving nothing away easily. While it is easy to single out the scorers for their victory, it was great defending by all the boys on the court which won the game for Crossmolina. Their team spirit and willingness to cover for each other is evident in the excitement and speed of their games this season and is showing with this second great result.

Crossmolina: Jack Loftus, Darragh Syron (5), Marcus Maughan, Eoin O'Boyle (4), Diarmuid Fox (4), Jack Naughton (2), Jack Sharkey, Diarmuid Coggins (14), Aidan Granaghan, Oliver Maughan, Jack O'Shea, Shane Timmons, Eoin Noone (10).

 

Chronicle in the Shops.

The 25th Edition of the Crossmolina Chronicle was launched on last Thursday night in Hineys Upper Deck by MWR’s Radio presenter Angelina Nugent. This chronicle of the year’s events in the parish is an ideal Christmas gift for a friends or relation’s at home abroad. It’s now on sale in the local shops Hineys Londis, Davis’s, O’Donnell’s Centra, and Mulherns Gala