News - Fri 1st July 2016

A Blast From The Past 

A night of Nostalgia in the Dolphin Hotel “O’Malley’s Bar and Grill” on Saturday night July 16th Music by Kay and the Country Stars “Relive the old Memories. Admission €8 time starts at10pm organised by The Old School House Eskeragh

 

 

Dan Broderick RIP

The death occurred suddenly at his residence on Saturday 25th June of Dan Broderick Eskeragh Crossmolina. His remains reposed at Hiney’s Funeral Home on Monday evening with removal to the Church of Our Lady of Mercy Eskeragh. With burial on Tuesday in Crossmolina cemetery after requiem mass. Dan was  pre-deceased by his wife Ita is survived by his sons P.J.New York, Hugh Eskeragh John Manchester, daughter Mary Gallagher Erris Gardens Crossmolina, daughters – in – law, son – in – law, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relations, extended family, friends and neighbours. May he rest in peace 

 

 

Festival of Flowers 

In St Tiernan’s Church Crossmolina from 20th – 25th July. An array of blooming beauty will be on display during the Crossmolina Festival. To Launch the Festival of Flowers a concert will take place in the Church on Wednesday 20th July with local artists; Marc Roberts, Aaron Cawley and David Lynn

 

 

Singing pub’s News

Well done to Rebecca Langan from Knockmore who will represent O'Malley’s Bar and Grill in the Singing Pubs Final, the last heat takes place next Saturday night in Cawley's Of Rakestreet

 

 

Festival News up Date

The brochure for this year's festival will be in local shops from tomorrow, we hope everyone will find something of interest to enjoy during this year's festival. The line up includes Brendan Grace, Comedian Frank Forde, Marc Roberts, Declan Nerney, Louise Duffy (Today FM), Eunice Moran (MWR), Paul Galvin, David Lynn, Aaron Cawley, Ashford Castle resident entertainer Annette Griffin, John Staunton from the Daniel O'Donnell Band & Impressionist Shane Cunningham. The Mad Scientist workshop is booked up following the launch weekend but there are a few places available for the Mad Scientist show, please contact Damian on 086 2648496 to book a place, also over half of the places on Siobhan's Cakes & Bakes Farmyard Cupcake Workshop are booked, contact Siobhan on 086 084 2546. There are still some Brendan Grace tickets available even though they are sold out in some outlets but if you have any queries call us on 087 411 3252. Don't forget the North Mayo Old Engine & Tractor Club Annual Field Day on Sunday July 17th at Enniscoe House, always a great family day out". Thank you to all that have helped Festival 2016 through sponsorship etc. If you would like to volunteer to help during in the festival in any small way email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

Sunflower Day Thanks

Mayo/Roscommon Hospice recent Sunflower day collection raised €1.864. This will be used to help the 856 people referred to the hospice in the last Year (Mayo 552 Roscommon 304) Thanks to all who helped collect this amount, to the shops who facilitated this and all who supported 

 

 

U14 Championship

Crossmolina Deel Rovers 4 - 7 Eastern Gaels 2-14

Crossmolina suffered a heart breaking one point defeat at home to Eastern Gaels in Round 2 of the County U14 championship at Tiernans Park on Thursday last 

Crossmolina team; Conor Howley, Paul Lynott, Mark Kearns, Vladimir Gordetskyy, James Williams, Killian Fergus, Brian McKinley, Jason Syron, Sean Hegarty, Jonathan Murtagh 0 - 1 John Tolan 1 - 3 Niall Coggins 3 - 1 Diarmuid Walsh 0 -1 Luke Rowland, Conal Carolan 0 – 1 

Subs Used; Brian Hopkins, Darragh Kelly.

Subs not used; Alfie Maloney, Patrick Carden, Liam Connor, Micheal Gill, Brendan O'Malley.

 

 

National Schools Final 

Crossmolina 3 – 17 Naomh Padraic 2 – 5 

Crossmolina National Schools ran out comfortable winners against Naomh Padraic in the North Mayo final in Moygownagh on Friday evening last. The sides were evenly matched in the opening 30 minutes after which the sided finished level 2 – 4 each Crossmolina went on a scoring spree after the break notching 1 – 13 to Naomh Padraic’s single point 

 

 

Crossmolina and Scorers Conor Howley Darragh Deane Brian Hopkins 0 – 2 Brian McKinlry 0 – 1 Declan Tolan Darragh Syron 0 – 2 Danny McDonald Jonathan Murtagh 0 – 3 James Williams 0 – 4 Diramuid Coggins 0 – 2 Eoin Murphy 1 – 2 Diarmuid Walsh Niall Coggins 0 – 1 Luke Rowland 2 – 0 Conal Carolan Subs Daniel Lynch for Conal Carolan Emma Walsh for Diarmuid Walsh Lily Hegarty for Luke Rowland Niamh Reape for Declan Tolan 

 

 

Junior Championship 

Crossmolina 3 – 15 Charlestown 0 – 2

Crossmolina had a very easy win over Charlestown in the County Junior Championship Group 1 round 2 at Fr O’Hara Park on Sunday morning last. The hosts were short a number of regulars due to injury which left them under strength   

Crossmolina team and scorers Patrick Loftus Barry Murphy (Capt.) Darragh McCormack Jason Murphy David Howley Pierce Loftus Kevin McHugh 0 – 1 John Garrett 0 – 1 David O’Malley Niall Timoney 0 – 1 Joe Keane 0 – 1 Ian Rowland 2 – 6 Colm McDonnell Thomas McNulty 0 – 3 Nigal Caden Subs Tommy Walsh for Thomas McNulty Darren Caden for Pierce Loftus Dean Loftus 1 – 2 for Nigal Caden Martin Connor Darragh McCormack Nigal Lynn for Tommy Walsh Liam Donohoe for Ian Rowland   

 

 

Chairman Michael 

Congratulation to Michael Loftus Fianna Fail councillor who has been unanimously elected as the new Chairman of Mayo County Council Ballina Municipal District Committee

 

 

Lotto Results

There was no winner of the Crossmolina Deel-Rovers GAA Club Lotto Jackpot on Saturday night 25th June. The numbers were 1 – 3 – 15 – 22 five punters matched three numbers Thomas Langan Currabaggan Knockmore, Caroline and Seamus Jordan Enniscoe Crossmolina, Gerard Haran Coolturk Crossmolina Greg and Lena Burke Knockglass Crossmolina Ann McNulty Knockanumera Crossmolina each win €30. The draw took place in Christy’s. This weeks jackpot is €17.450 many thanks for your continued support

 

 

Development Draw Winner 

Crossmolina had three winners in the Mayo Club development Draw last week Danny McDonald Chapel Rd Crossmolina, Teresa and Johnny Moyles Ballina Rd Crossmolina Padraic Clancy Carrowcloughy Crossmolina each win €200 Congratulation to the winners and thanks to all who supported 

 

 

Keenagh News

Keenagh Rising Festival July 29th to 31st 

 

 

Festival Brochure now available

For more details visit us on Facebook - Keenagh Rising or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for a copy

 

 

Pioneer News

Matt Talbot pioneer Pilgrimage will be held at knock shrine on Sunday 17th July. Ballina pioneer centre is organising a bus from out side Tesco at 1 pm. This is open to book for other centres around the Ballina Area. Donation of 5 euros. To book Mary 086.1077383 before Sunday July 10th.

 

Recycling Service - Wed 29th June 2016

RECYCLING SERVICE

 

Crossmolina Community Development in conjunction with Weee Ireland and Crossmolina Tidy Towns are delighted to offer a recycling facility to the Community free of charge. This facility is for small electrical items, we will accept anything with a plug. We also accept batteries, light bulbs and fluorescent tubes. Items can be brought to the rear of the Enterprise Centre on Tuesdays and Fridays from 9.30 – 12pm. If you have any queries please contact 096 30934/30935 during office hours

 

News - Fri 17th June 2016

Died in England

The death occurred peacefully on Friday 3rd June in Southampton of Tommy Murphy formerly of Shraughacunigan Castlehill. Memorial Mass on Sunday in the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Portswood, Southampton. Remains arrived to Ireland West Airport, Knock on Monday. With Reposing at the residence of his brother Noel and Anne, Shraughacunigane on Monday evening. Removal to the Church Our Lady Kilmurray on Tuesday for Funeral Mass Burial afterwards in the new Cemetery. Tommy is survived by his brothers Noel (Shraughacunigane) Mickie London, Martin Gortmore Tourmakeady, Paddy Wales, sisters, Mai McDonnell Birmingham, Bridget Callaghan and Phil Commins London, Kathleen O’Brien Kerry, Bernie Healy Toomore Foxford, sisters – in – law, brothers – in – law, nieces, nephews, relations, extended family, friends and neighbours. May he rest in peace. 

 

 

Wedding Bells

Congratulation to Denise Conroy  Mullenmore and Jason Cawley Bofeenaun who were Married in St Tiernans church with reception in the Diamond Coast Hotel Enniscrone. They are wished many years of happiness from their many friends

 

 

Bridge Results

Maureen Barrett and Nuala Doyle won Mary Daly’s President’s prize at final session for this season in Hiney’s last week, second was Mairead Maughan and Mary Daly, third prize Breda and John Mulkearns, fourth prize Padraic Langan and Mary Garrett, fifth prize Mary Benson and Ena Boyle sixth prize Rita Fox and Ena Coggins. 1st session Hilary Marsh and Anna Tolan 2nd session Mary Corcoran and Martina Duffy   

 

 

Helen Gaughan RIP

The death occurred peacefully on Saturday 11th June at University Hospital Galway of Helen Gaughan nee Cawley Ballyscanlon. Her remains reposed at Hiney’s Funeral on Tuesday evening with removal to her residence. Requiem mass on Wednesday in the Church of Our Lady Kilmurray burial afterwards in the adjoining Cemetery. Helen is survived by her husband Christy, son’s Daryl and Sean, daughter – in – law Cara, grand daughters Saorla and Eva brother Sean Philadelphia USA, sisters Ann Moore Philadelphia, Margaret O’Brien Kildare, brothers –in – law sisters – in – law, nieces, nephews, relatives, many friend’s and neighbours. May she rest in peace

 

 

Festival News

The Crossmolina festival will be launched in the Parish Hall on Saturday 25th at 8 – 30 pm and on Sunday 26th June at 12noon there will be information on all of the events (very important to do this early as possible as numbers to some events will be limited) and also you can pick up a copy of the Festival Brochure. The singing pubs continues in O’Malley’s Bar and Grill on Saturday next and one more singer will be picked to go through to the Finals on July 24th well done to the Finalists so far, Stephen Rowland (Sticks) Laura Nash (The Thatch)Michelle Scarred (Chrisy’s and Noelle Higgins (Maughan’s). Brendan Grace Tickets are still on sale in Local Shops and Pubs, Dinner and Show packages available (Contact Hiney’s for details) If you would like to Volunteer to help out in any small way during the Festival2016 please drop a email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or add your name to the Volunteer list at the Festival launch 

 

 

Votes of Sympathy

At the Executive meeting of the Crossmolina Deel-Rovers GAA Club on Tuesday night 14th June votes of sympathy were expressed to the families of the following who died recently. Sr Stanslaus (Margaret Ann) Barrett religious of Jesus and Mary Errew house Goatstown Dublin and late of Belmullet, Bernadette (Bernie) Tierney Nee Hopkins, Meeting Lane Athy Co Kildare and formerly of Erris St Crossmolina, Maud Gibbons  Rathduff Knockmore, Mick Barrett Coolnabinna Boughadoon Keenagh, Brid Moran 24 Moy Heights Ballina formerly of Slievenagark, Michael Noone Pullamarla Bofeenaun, Mabel (Mai) O’Boyle nee Strong Netley Crossmolina, Tommy Murphy Southampton formerly of Shraghaciunigan Castlehill Helen Gaughan nee Cawley Ballyscanlon. May they rest in peace. 

 

 

Lotto Results

There was no winner of the Crossmolina Deel-Rovers GAA Club Lotto Jackpot on Saturday night 11th June. The numbers were   4 – 13 – 17 – 18 four punters matched three numbers Gerard Jordan Enniscoe Castlehill, Michael and Noreen Griffin The Boreen Crossmolina, Liam Donohoe Creevy Castlehill, Gerard Jordan Enniscoe Castlehill they share the €150 prize.  The draw too place in Sticks Bar. This week’s jackpot is €17.150. Many thanks for all your continued support 

 

 

Mabel (Mai) O’Boyle RIP

The death occurred peacefully at her residence on Friday 10th June of Mabel (Mai) O’Boyle nee Strong Netley Crossmolina. Her remains reposed at Hiney’s Funeral home on Sunday evening with removal from her residence on Monday for funeral service in St Mary’s Church with burial in the adjoining Cemetery.  Mai was pre-deceased by her husband Thomas, sons Charles, Robert and Kenneth is survived by her sons Raymond Ballina, Tommy, Henry, Donald all in Netley, Desmond Killala, Russell Boston, Declan Ardagh, daughters Rosaleen Westport, Mabel Snee Netley, daughters – in – law, son – in – law fifteen grandchildren ten great-grandchildren, brother John Strong Sligo, sisters – in – law Sheila Strong, Gladys Strong and Chris Strong nieces, nephews, relations, friends and neighbours. May she rest in peace 

 

 

A Blast from The Past 

A night of Nostalgia in the Dolphin Hotel “O’Malley’s Bar and Grill” on Saturday night July 16th Music by Kay and the Country Stars “Relive the old Memories. Admission €8 time starts at10pm organised by The Old School House Eskeragh

 

 

Blood Clinic

Will be in The Parish Hall Crossmolina on Tuesday 28th June from 4 – 30 pm to 8pm New members always welcome.

 

 

Sweeney Cup Playoff 

Knockmore 2 – 13 Crossmolina 0 - 13  

Crossmolina conceded two goal in the opening minuets through a penalty from Peter Naughton and Francie O’Nell Crossmolina pulled points back through Sean Kelly Brian Benson two each and one from Thomas Cafferty to leave the half time score 2 – 4 to 0 – 5 Crossmolina kept the score board ticking over with points from Kevin Mulhern Brian Benson Gabriel Walsh Peadar Gardiner and Ian Rowland and did reduce the deficit back to three points but with  Peter Naughton Joe O’Nell Darren McHale Sean Ruttledge adding points for the Knockmore men who were  always in control of this Sweeney cup play off at Tiernans Park on Sunday last  Crossmolina team Shane Keane Chris Myles Stephen O’Malley Jonathan O’Boyle Thomas Cafferty 0 – 1 Joe Keane Peadar Gardiner 0 - 1 Martin McAndrew Paul Duffy Kevin Mulhern 0 – 1 Sean Kelly 0 – 2 Brian Benson 0 – 3 Gabriel Walsh 0 – 1 Nigal Caden Mark Leonard Subs John Garrett for Mark Leonard (inj) Ian Rowland 0 – 2 for Nigal Caden  Mickie Loftus for Martin McAndrew Gerard Haran for Brian Benson Thomas McNulty for Sean Kelly David Howley for Thomas Cafferty 

 

News - Fri 24rd June 2016

Lotto Results

There was no winner of the Crossmolina Deel-Rovers GAA Club Lotto Jackpot on Saturday night 18th June. The numbers were 5 – 27 – 28 – 32 one match three numbers Cathal Carolan Doonaroya who wins €150. The draw took place in the Dolphin. Next week’s jackpot is €17.300. Many thanks for all your continued support

 

 

Pakie Gilroy RIP

The death occurred peacefully in his ninety second year on Thursday 16th June at the Moyridge Nursing home Ballina of Pakie Gilroy Carrowkeel Crossmolina. His remains reposed at his residence on Thursday and at Hiney’s Funeral home on Friday evening with removal to St Tiernans church.With burial on Saturday in Crossmolina Cemetery after requiem mass. Pakie is survived by his brother John. Joe. Nieces, nephews, grand-nieces, grandnephews, relations many friends and neighbours. May he rest in peace 

 

 

Ryan Lynch Cup

Crossmolina U12 Team captured the Ryan Lynch memorial trophy with a comfortable win over Belmullet in this annual match played in Tiernans Park. The final score Crossmolina 7 – 15 Belmullet 2 - 2 

Crossmolina team Richie Shelly Seamus McDermott Niall Maughan Darragh Deane Kyle Howley Darragh Syron 1 - 1Danny McDonald Eoin Murphy 1 – 4 Declan Tolan 1 – 2 Jack Naughton 2 – 4 Diarmuid Coggins 0 – 2  Diarmuid Fox Vladimir Gordetskyy  Daniel Lynch 1 – 1 Jack Loftus 1 - 1Subs Eoin Noone Keelan Hegarty 

 

 

First Communion

Congratulation to the Children of Killocraun and Richmond National Schools who recently received their first Holy Communion in The Church of Our Lady Kilmurry Aoibheann Gallagher, Nadine Heffernan, Evie Callaghan,Emily Loftus,Polly Lynott Patrick Mulligan, Brendan Donnelly,Tommy Mc Namara, Laura Mc Namara,Róisín Fergus, Bryan Dermody

 

 

Festival News 

"Thank you to everyone that attended the Festival Launch at the weekend in

the Town Hall, the 8 page festival brochure will be available locally from

next week onwards.  The festival would like to wish Laura Judge, the 2016

Nephin Rose, the best of luck as she goes forward to the "Lady Of The Moy"

final in the Twin Trees Hotel on Friday July 1st.  Heat No. 6 of the

"Singing Pubs" takes place in Hiney's on Saturday night next."

 

 

Kathleen Naughton RIP

The death occurred peacefully at the District Hospital Swinford on Tuesday 14th June of Kathleen Naughton nee Griffin Manulla Castlebar formerly of Coolnabinna Boughadoon Keenagh. Her remains reposed at Leonards Funeral home Laherdane on Wednesday evening with removal to The Church of the Holy Souls Keenagh with burial on Thursday in Kilmurray Cemetery after requiem mass. Kathleen is survived by her husband Paddy, Son Peter, daughters Kathleen Hegarty Bofeenaun, Patricia O’Donnell Porturlin, Geraldine Deane London, Jackie Gallagher Manulla, sons – in – law, sister Maureen Mulligan Ballyliffin Co Donegal, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nephews, relation, friends and neighbours. May she rest in peace 

 

 

Kevin Martin. Book Launched

Kevin Martin formerly of Ballina Rd Crossmolina now living on Bertra Beach in the shadow of Croagh Patrick has just written his first Book Have Ye No homes To Go To?  A Fascinating History of the Irish Pub Back through the Centuries. The book can be bought in all good book shops in the area

 

 

U14 Championship

Crossmolina got their County U14 Championship campaign off to a winning start against Carras in Kilmaine. The visitors were in control throughout final score Crossmolina 7 – 10 Carras 3 – 4 

Crossmolina team; Conor Howley, Mark Kearns, Brian Hopkins, Vladimir Gordetskyy, Killian Fergus, Jason Syron (0-01), Sean Hegarty (3-00), Cillian Gilroy, Jonathan Murtagh (1-02), John Tolan (1-03), Niall Coggins (1-01), Diarmuid Walsh (0-01), Luke Rowland (1-00).

Subs Used; Alfie Maloney (0-01), Patrick Carden, Liam Connor, Micheal Gill (0-01), Paul Lynott.

 

Recycling Service - Wed 15th June 2016

RECYCLING SERVICE

 

Crossmolina Community Development in conjunction with Weee Ireland and Crossmolina Tidy Towns are delighted to offer a recycling facility to the Community free of charge. This facility is for small electrical items, we will accept anything with a plug. We also accept batteries, light bulbs and fluorescent tubes. Items can be brought to the rear of the Enterprise Centre on Tuesdays and Fridays from 9.30 – 12pm. If you have any queries please contact 096 30934/30935 during office hours