The champions

The champions

2013 the flags flew high

Centenary celebrations

We all did enjoy,

Then the much work

and real training did begin,

With dedication determination

instilled in our hearts,

We soon got our winnings

off to a great start

As the weeks passed by

and teams did exit,

We soon realised a county final

We would contest it

and Cavan Gaels we would meet

In Breffni Park

O what a treat, a challenge

but not a defeat

Under dogs we were described

and the ratings did not apply

but one thing for sure

stars do exist

not only in the sky,

With 1-15 and subs as they came on,

they all played a big part,

kept their eye on the ball

and a great game was displayed

by each one and all,

with belief in themselves

a team effort you could see

and every quarter of the game

they still held the lead

History was made

When the captain held high

The Oliver Plunkett Cup to honour

his team mates standing close by

and each one the bearer

of their own distinctive style

Now lets not forget

team manager and all,

and truly a big thank you

to sponsors, supporters,

who truly rallied on

to see Ballinagh

the new county champions

after all.

Halloween Fancy dress

In aid of the Ballinagh Christmas lights funds the annual Halloween fancy dress will take place in McDermott’s premises on this Friday night 25th October commencing at 9pm with prizes galore and do please support as your support is badly needed.


Ballinagh Comhaltas are having a tribute night on Saturday, 26th October in Cronins Lounge, Ballinagh from 9pm till late in honour of local storyteller Eamon Maguire who achieved 1st place in Ulster this year. Local musicians and other storytellers will attend. Refreshments will be served and we look forward to a full house with everyone welcome.

Wax and shave

Wax and shave in aid of Christmas lights in Barney Macs on Sunday 27th October and do please support with everyone welcome.


Ballinagh CCE are holding their annual general meeting on Wednesday 30th October at 8.30pm in the Millenium lounge. We hope that all our members can attend and we welcome new members.

Heavy rain

Heavy rain which has fallen over the past week has left lands in a sodden condition and caused flooding in low lying areas.


The name of Michael (Mick) Comaskey (brother of the deceased) was inadvertently omitted from the list of relatives of Rose Keogh RIP in last weeks column.