- Created on Friday, 12 May 2006
Midlred bids farewell
Ms Midlred Byrne has completed the present series of set dancing classes in Crossmolina. It was well supported during the winter months with up to five sets or more taking part on Tuesday nights in the Dolphin hotel. Tonight, May 9, ends with a party for all the happy participants.
Mildred lives in Lough-lynn, Co. Roscommon, and is well known on Mid-West Radio and in the traditional music and dancing scene. Her classes reflect her cheerful, humours, patient, and engaging personality and are well attended wherever she teaches. Set dancing will resume again in the autumn in Crossmolina.
A parachute jump will take place in aid of National Council for the Blind in Ireland. You need to collect at least •600 in sponsorship before either training or jumping can take place.
The expenses for training, organisation and the jump are deducted from your sponsorship money and the reminder goes to charity. You must be over 16 years and under 50 years old. More information on the 24 hr telephone at 01-4525730, text 087-12298. You can also donate direct to the National Council for the Blind of Ireland.
LATE MICHAEL GILL
The death occurred at Mayo General Hospital on Friday, April 28 of Michael Gill, Moneymore, Cross-molina. His remains were removed from Hiney’s Funeral home on Saturday evening to St Tiernan’s Church. Burial took place in Kilmurry on Sunday after requiem Mass.
Michael is survived by his wife Ena, sons Michael and Sean, Moneymore, Gerard, Breaffy, Castlebar, daughters Mary, Moneymore, Margaret Herbert, Lacken, Liz, Chapel View, Crossmolina, daughters-in-law Geraldine and Breege, son-in-law Dominic, niece and nephew, grandchildren, relations and many friends. May he rest in peace.
ST TIERNAN’S ROTA
Eucharistic Ministers Vigil Mass at 8pm on Saturday, May 13th are Kathleen Gallagher, Geraldine Mullen and John Syron. Sunday, May 14th at 9am Mass Delia McGuinness and Dr Michael Loftus and at the 11.30am Mass Mary Jordan, John O’Donnell and John Mulkearns.
Holy Communion is brought to the sick every second and third Sunday of the month.
SUCCESSFUL TABLE QUIZ
St Tiernan’s Community Playschool hosted a very successfull table quiz in Hiney’s on Friday, April 28, in which fifteen teams competed. Varied topics such as children’s tv, music, picture round and trivia ensured a close contest, with the winning team just a single point ahead entering the final round.
The winning team of Kevin Connell, Séamus " Buachalla and Áime " Buachalla scored an impressive 87 out of a possible 106.
A raffle was held and the winners were: bottle of wine - Ellen Stagg; bottle of whiskey - Vincent Maughan; double duvet - Catherine Loftus; drill bit set - Vinnie O’Boyle; •50 voucher for Hineys - Martina Power;
•20 voucher for Munnellys - Michael Murphy; •15 voucher for Mulhearns Petrol Station - Sinead Egan; cordless jug kettle - Pauline McDonnell; flashlight - Gillian Connor; bottle of Baileys - Sinead Egan.
The committee would like to thank everyone who participated in the quiz, those who sponsored prizes, those who helped out, and quiz-master, Keith Reilly (Ballina). The event raised a total of •540 for the playschool.
Results of the game held on April 27 were top Score, Noreen Hughes, 1st Lady, Ann Patterson, 2nd Lady, Pauline Connor, 1st Gent, Sean Gallagher, 2nd Gent, Terry McGreevy, Lowest Score, Delia McGuinness, Longest sitting, Mary O’Boyle and Phyllis Doherty. Raffle winners were Brid Sharkey, Ann Carolan, Pauline Connor and Delia McGuinness.
Whist is played every Thursday night at 8.30pm in the Social Services Centre, Chapel Street. Refreshments are served and visitors and new players are welcome.
Turas go dti an Gaeltachta Ceathru Thaidhg, Friday, Bealtine 26, agus Saturday, Bealtaine 27. Telephone 087-6232191 for further information.
Adoration takes place in St. Tiernans Church on Monday and Tuesday from 9amm to 7pm and Eskeragh on Tuesday from 7 to 8pm.
LATE MICHAEL MULLARKEY
The death occurred suddenly on Saturday, April 22, at his residence of Michael Mullarkey, Dooleeg, and formerly of Glencullen, Bangor Eris.
His remains were removed from Hiney’s Funeral Home on Wednesday evening to the Church of Our Lady of Mercy, Eskeragh. Burial took place in Crossmolina cemetery on Thursday after requiem Mass. A large number of people gathered to pay their respects on both occasions.
Michael was predeceased by his wife Nancy and is survived by his sons Gerry (Castlebar), Declan (Preston), Brendan (Terrybaun), Anthony (England), Alan (Bellacorrick), Miko (Belmullet), Vivian (Dooleeg), daughters Teresa Flannelly (Lacken), Mary Mulroy (Bohola), Sheila Gill (Kiltimagh), Breege Kelly (Canada), Caroline (Preston), Fionnuala Moyles (Ballina), Ethel McGuire (Preston), Fidelma Walsh (Bofeenaun), brothers Johnny and Paddy (Preston), Tommy (Eng-land), Tony (Glencullen), sisters Margaret Winters (Bangor Erris), Deila O’Keeffe (USA), daughters-in-law, sons-in-law, nephews, nieces, grandchildren, extended family, relations and friends.
May he rest in peace.
Crossmolina came out on top of this high scoring County U-14 league tie in Bofeenaun on Tuesday last. The final score was Cross-molina 7-4 to Lahardane 4-7.
Crossmolina team; Shane Keane, Aiden Kearns, Joe McCormack, Alan Regan, Stephen McHugh, Aiden Fergus, Keith Gallagher 1-0, Nigel Lynn 0-1, Darren Jordan 1-1, Ronan Barrett 1-0, Mickie Loftus 2-1, Jason Donnelly 1-0, David Lynn 1-1. Subs Ian Kelly, Kevin Mulhern and Daniel McDonnell.
Ref, Pat Dowling, Moygownagh.
The winning margin flatters the winners who were level with less than ten minutes remaining with Ballinrobe at St. Tiernans Park on Friday last. Two goals from David Rowland, one from a penalty insured the victory.
The final score was Cross-molina 3-11 to Ballinrobe 2-7.
Crossmolina team; Aiden O’Malley, Dermot Kearns, Paul Horan, Brian Kearns, Derek Sweeney, Stephen Duffy, Paul Duffy 0-2, Cathal Carolan, Gerard Jordan, David O’Boyle 0-2, Barry O’Malley 0-1, David Rowland 3-5, James O’Brien. Sub Brendan Birrane.
Ref. Liam Devenney, Ballina.
There is only two weeks before the first GAA Club Development draw on Wednesday, May 17. Over the six draws a total of •100,000 will be won.
If you haven’t already done so, you can give your tickets and remittance to any club member.
Remember that you can pay the •100 over five months and if you are using a cheque to buy a ticket make it payable to Cross-molina GAA. Thank you for your support.
U-16 LEAGUE VICTORY OVER KILTANE
Crossmolina held on for a five points win over Kiltane in the County U-16 league at St Tiernan’s Park on Thursday evening last after a late scare when the visitors John Reilly scored two late goals. The final score was Cross-molina 4-10 to Kiltane 3-8.
Crossmolina team; Sean Hiney, Declan Gillespie, Dermot Kearns, Barry Murphy, Christopher Dunleavy, Shane Gallagher, Andrew McGuinn, Brendan Birrane, Joe Keane 1-1, Mark Fox 1-4, Joe Melvin, Chris Myles 0-1, Kieran Traynor 1-2, Cormack Fox 0-1, Ronan judge 1-1. Subs, Shane Kearns and Thomas Irwin.
Referee, Liam Deveney, Ballina.
The Crossmolina National School Parents Association meeting will be held tonight, May 9, at 9.30pm in Hiney’s. All parents are asked to attend.
The Irish Blood Transfusion service will hold a blood donation clinic in the parish hall on Thursday, May 11, from 4.30 to 9pm. Please note change of clinic times.
There was no winner of the Crossmolina GAA lotto jackpot on Saturday night, April 29. The numbers drawn were 8, 11, 12, 23. PJ Granaghan, Keenagh matched three numbers and won •150. The draw took place in Cooney’s Church Street. Next weeks jackpot is •3800 and the draw will take place in Moffatts. Many thanks for your support.
A workshop takes place in the Dolphin hotel, Cross-molina on Saturday, May 20, between 2 and 5pm. Teachers are All-Ireland Champions, Gerard and Padraig Dever, Galway. Admission is •10. Tell your friends.
This is the first time this workshop has been held in Crossmolina.