CHRISTMAS LIGHTS: will be officially turned on in Ballinagh on Sunday next December 9th at 5pm after which Santa will present gifts to all children present in the local community centre where a children’s disco will be held with light refreshments on offer to old and young so do please come along.

HOOKUMS DOOKUMS: are planning their upcoming talent competition with full scale rehearsals due to start in early January and present indications are that next year’s show will surpass all expectations.

POSTAL SERVICES: are growing at an alarming rate with the volumn of incoming and outgoing mails from and to overseas destination, very heavy for early December.

BRISK BUSINESS: Local business proprietors report a welcome increase in business as customers appear anxious to have their christmas shopping completed as soon as possible and ahead of the last minute rush.

ROAD SAFETY: Now that the dark evenings have arrived road users are asked to be extra careful with pedestrians reminded that for their own personal safety they should wear an arm band or suitable clothing which shall make their presence visible to other road users while motorists are asked to kindly dip their lights in the face of on coming traffic.

NOTED DOUBLE: Congratulations to our near neighbours and keen rivals Mullahoran Dreadnoughts on their most successful year ever as the club completed the coveted double by winning for the first time in the club’s history the Cavan senior football championship and the Cavan senior league title.

CHRISTMAS CAROL SERVIUCE: In Ballinagh Mission Church on Sunday December 9th at 8pm. Preacher Mr Ronnie Killops and everyone will be very welcome.

BALLINAGH TEXT ALERT: Ballinagh Community Alert has been set up working hand in hand with the gardai and Muintir na Tire. We have now set up text alert and hope that it will prevent crime, improve community safety and develop garda and community links. Text alerts work as follows: 1 Report suspicious people or activities immediately by phoning Cavan garda station (049 4331300) or Ballinagh garda station (049 4337102).Try to provide as much information as you can. 2 The gardai check it out. 3 If it is deemed to be suspicious the gardai phone the coordinator Peter Fox. Peter Fox will then send out a text to everyone signed up to text alert. If you are not already signed up to text alert and wish to do so. Please text your name and mobile number to 087 6075100.Text alert is working very successfully in other areas in our county and we hope to achieve this also in Ballinagh. Get involved.


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