26 Jun 2022

Ballinalee notes



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

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, 16th November 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.

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, October 31. Entry is €25 per person or €200 for a team of ten. Check out facebook and for updates and details. Please spread the word. Celebrations will take place that night in the Stag’s Head with a fancy dress party and music by Christy and Mono, winners of last years Cavan’s Got Talent

Craft Fair

Craft Fair and bake sale will take place on Saturday, October 31 at 11am in Curraghcahill hall. Baked treats, original art, artisan soap and gifts, handcrafted gifts and aloe skincare will be available on the day. Please support

Octopus Kids

Are hosting a Scream it’s Halloween for their second anniversary. It takes place from 4-6pm on Friday 30th October. Bookings to 043 3336082 or 087 3353082

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

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


Numbers drawn 2, 22, 24, 26. 3 x €20 winners: Dessie Reynolds, Andy McNamee and Dessie Kiernan, Granard. Seller’s prize: Paddy Earley. Draw takes place on Monday in Stag’s Bar for the month of October at 9pm. Jackpot is €4,500.

New arrival

Congratulations to Kevin and Mary O’Kane, Drumeel on the birth of their baby boy.

Youth coaching

Well done to the following members of the club who received their level one youth coaching badges from Michael Reynolds, secretary of Leinster Council. They were Ciaran Fox, Paul Glennon, Eamonn McEvoy, Michael Lynch, Pascal Hennessy, Padraic Farrell, Trevor Murtagh and Michael O’Sullivan.

Wedding bells

Congratulations to Sharon Treacy, daughter and Sean and Marion, Aughagray and John Dowd from Newtownforbes who recently got married in Perth church. The celebrants were Fr. McEoin and Fr. McGowan. Bridesamids were Denise Cahill, Geraldine Moran and Yvonne Dowd. Groomsmen were Paddy Dowd, Paul Barden and Colin Clarke. Flower girl and page boy were Amy and Cian Treacy. All the guests enjoyed a beautiful meal and music in Glasson Golf and Country Club. We wish the happy couple all the best in the years to come.

Congratulations to Clare Lane, daughter of Michael and Carmel, Gurteenreevagh and John Naughton, Ardagh who recently married in Holy Trinity Church and the celebrant Fr. Brendan O Sullivan and concelebrated by Fr. Brian Brennan and Fr. Pat Lennon. The maid of honour was Paula Lane and bridesmaids were Pauline Brady, Yvonne O Connell and Nadine Kiernan. The bestman was Colm Glynn and groomsmen were Cyril Naughton, Fran Deffew and Declan Gannon. Flowergirls and page boy were Emma Lane, Holly Duggan, Hannah and Sean Skelly. All the guests enjoyed a fantastic meal followed by brilliant music in Kilronan Castle. We wish Clare and John a long and happy life together.

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