26 Jun 2022

Ballinalee notes



Corr: Michael Carrigy Tel: 043 33 2310/087 2915072. e-mail:


Thanks to all who participated in this years CU Factor. Winners are as follows: 1st Se Chairde and 2nd Cian Murray. These 2 acts will go through to represent Granard Credit Union in the Regional Final that will be held on Saturday 24th October 2015. Best of luck.

Benefit Dance

A Benefit Dance for the family of the late Sean Mulligan, Ballinamuck will take place in the Breffni Arms Hotel, Arva on Monday 16thNovember 2015.Music on the night by Night Fever, Mick Flavin, Noel Cassidy, Jimmy Hussey, Busy Fingers Tickets cost €10 each - the committee will be out selling tickets over the next few weeks and your support will be very much appreciated.Tickets will also be on sale in Fox’s Gala.

Pastoral Council meeting

Will take place in the Resource Room, Holy Trinity Church, on Tuesday, October 13 at 8:30pm. Parishioners who volunteered to become members at the two open parish meetings in The Thomas Ash Hall before the summer break are asked to attend.

Community Games

The AGM of Clonbroney Community Games will take place on Thursday October 8th @ 8pm in the Thomas Ashe Hall. As some of the present committee have come to the end of their term it is vital that new members come on board to ensure the continuation of Clonbroney Community Games.

Golf Society

Their annual weekend away takes place 16th and 17th October in the Headford Arms Hotel and playing on both the new and old Headford Golf Club courses. €50 deposit per person to be paid by Sept 19th, which is the date of our outing to Athlone Golf Club. Contact Eoghan Fagan for further details.

October Mudfest

The race is a 6km run across country and will include obstacles along the way. There is a prize for the fastest men’s and women’s team of €1000 each and a prize of €500 for the fastest individual male and individual female. It will take place on Saturday 31st October. Entry is €25 per person or €200 for a team of ten. Check out facebook and for updates and details. Please spread the word.

Playground Committee

Volunteers are needed to form a committee for the upkeep and maintenance of the playground. All welcome to put their names forward, the more the better. Please email the notes if you are interested


Numbers drawn 3, 18, 21, 27. Winners: Maureen Carrigy Aghaward, Seamus Cahill Currygrane and Bridget Reilly Gelsha. Seller’s prize Louise Farrell. Draw takes place on Monday in Stag’s Bar for the month of October at 9pm. Jackpot is €4,300.

Club Lotto

Club lotto is now live on Smartlotto. You can do your lotto every Monday night by playing your numbers on your phone on the following link


To the Kilbride family, Aughakilmore, on the recent death of their mother, Mary Lizzy Kilbride. RIP.


Well done to the Clonbroney minor football team who amalgamated with Wolfe Tones and recently won the Monir B championship and Div. 2 League. The following Clonbroney players were part of the team: Daniel Collum, Patrick Earley, Daire Duggan, Sean Kenny and Joseph Heaney. Well done to Vincent Conefrey and Pascal Hennessy, who were part of the team management.

Wedding Bells

The wedding took place recently of Sean Brady, son of Pat and the late Mary Brady, Soran and Yvonne O’Dea, from Co. Clare. The celebrant was Fr. Manual Leitao Marques. The groomsmen were Martin and Padraig Brady and bridesmaids were Louise and Emer O Dea. All the guests, who travelled out to Alvor in Portugal to the wedding, had a fantastic time in a beautiful setting. Sean and Yvonne return to Australia shortly. We wish them both a lifetime of happiness.


Congratulations to our neighbouring parish, Killoe, on their victory in the County Senior Football final last weekend. Well done to players and management.

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