OpBORation Transformation

OpBORation Transformation

OpBORation Transformation Finale this Friday June 13th. Don’t forget to come along to the Copper Still on Friday where the final results will be announced.  The tension is mounting!  Tom Moran is supplying the music so a good night’s crack guaranteed.

Cancer fundraiser

Cancer - we have all been touched by its devastating effects at some time in our lives, be it a family member or friend. We can only admire and be thankful for the care and support offered by the North West Hospice to patients and loved ones. We may have the best intentions at the time to give something back. Maybe now is the time. On Sunday the 10th of August 2014 Annaduff GAA in association with North West Hospice and Tesco Carrick-on-Shannon are hosting a Family Fun Day. We invite you and your family to join us in our fundraising where you can make a donation or even sponsor a Hamper. If you our someone you know would like to give something back then contact Ciaran Dolan on 086 2666088.


We would like to send our condolences to the family and friends of the late Margaret Goldrick, nee Reynolds, Gowel, Kilclare who passed away on Thursday last at St Patrick’s hospital, Carrick on Shannon. Margaret was laid to rest in Kiltoghert cemetery on Sunday last. May she rest in peace.

Golf classic

Bornacoola gaa club will host their biannual golf classic on July 12th next at Carrick on Shannon Golf Club. As usual there will be lots of great prizes and we hope as usual it will be well supported. For more details or to book a tee time contact me on 0862561023.

Scouting Club

Kilglass/Tarmonbarry Scouting Club will be commencing in September 2014. An evening of interest and registration for your children to become involved in our scouting club will follow shortly. Adult Training is currently taking place. Presently we need donations of any surplus or unwanted camping equipment and accessories you have. Please contact Bryan McLoughlin, Kilglass (086) 4107 196 or Tony Doyle, Tarmonbarry (087) 933 1602 to arrange collection/drop of your generous donation. All equipment & accessories will be gratefully accepted.  

Sympathy correction

We would like to send our condolences to Pauline McDermott and family, Clooncarne on the death of Pauline’s brother, Vincent O’Brien, Tallaght, Dublin who passed away on May 24th last. May he rest in peace.

Tubberware party

A note to hand to let you know that May Shanley, Acres, Bornacoola will host a tubberware party tomorrow Thursday, June 12 at 8pm, all are welcome

Function in Effernagh

Cllr Des Guckian will be holding a celebratory social night in McLoughlin’s Swan Inn, Effernagh, on Saturday, 14 June, at 9.30pm. Luke Flanagan MEP will attend. All welcome.


We would like to send our condolences to the family and friends of the late Anthony Carrington, senior, Cuilbeg, Rooskey who passed away on Sunday last at Costello’s Nursing home, Ballyleague. Anthony will be laid to rest in Clondra cemetery today, Wednesday. May he rest in peace.

Bornacoola GAA

Both Bornacoola Senior and junior teams begin their Championship campaigns this weekend.  The seniors get the action underway on Saturday when they play Allen Gaels in Carrigallen at 8pm. On Sunday, the juniors will play St Mary’s in Aughnasheelin at 3pm in their first group games. Best of luck to all involved. Our thanks to all who helped out at the U-8 and U-10 Blitz on Saturday morning last. It was a great occasion for all of our younger players, many of whom were getting their first taste of proper action in the Bornacoola jersey. ​

Clothes collection

Bornacoola GAA club will be organising a clothes collection this year.  This was a great success last year, so if you are clearing out the wardrobes for the summer we will take it off your hands.  Collection will take place at our grounds in Dromod on Saturday, July 12th. 

Autumn Tour 
This year’s tour takes place from 7 – 10 August to Co Clare.  3 night’s Bed and Breakfast, 3 Dinners.  Coach and Tour Guide at our disposal for duration of tour.  Deposit of €50 payable by cheque, postal order or money order to “Marathon” and send to Eileen Bambrick Cootehall Boyle Co Roscommon no later than 14 June 2014.   Balance to be paid three weeks before departure.  Usual pick up points. Further details from Eileen at 086 370 2547.  No withheld or private numbers please.

Scrap metal collection

If you have any scrap metal that you require disposing of, Bornacoola GAA club will do so for you; all you have to do is contact Noel McCloskey 087 6454317 or Aiden Hackett 087 2024870 and it will be collected.

Basketball summer camp

Mohill Complex on Tuesday August 5th to Friday August 8th. Starting with 10am to 1pm 5 to12years old and 2pm to5pm 13 to18 years old

Contact Charlene 0862692977 myrhythmfitdance@gmail.com

Everyone will receive a free basketball- booking must be made in advance

Hip Hop Show

There will be a hip hop show in the Cannon Donoghue Hall, Mohill on Tuesday, June 17th, starting at 7pm, all are welcome, admission is free.