What's On in Cavan this weekend

What's On in Cavan this weekend

There's a varied selection of events taking place over the weekend with everything from the annual Frolics extravaganza to eagerly anticipated drama with the Hacklers, to bird watching, to historic lectures and of course live country music... and much much more.


WHERE: St Joseph’s Hall Ballyjamesduff.
WHEN: Thursday 5th, Friday 6th and Saturday 7th March at 8.15 nightly.
WHAT: Frolics -’Oh What a Night’, presented by Ballyjamesduff Musical Society. Booking Office 087-6565384.

Set Dancing
WHERE: Gallonray House
WHEN: Thursday, March 5
WHAT: Set dancing class this Thursday, 8.30-10.30pm. 

Free Autism Talk
WHERE: Belturbet Library
WHEN: Thursday, March 12, 7.30pm
WHAT: The ABCs of Behaviour with Dr. Marthinus Barnard DSc. Psych (BAT) How the lives of those living with autism and intellectual disabilities can be improved through the science of behaviour. All welcome to this FREE talk!

What Works
WHERE: Townhall, Cavan
WHEN: Thursday, March 5, 6.30pm
WHAT: Launch of What Works Health Action Research Project with YAP Ireland and artist Rosie Cole. 
The exhibition will continue during opening hours at Townhall, Cavan for a number of weeks and will be available to view between 10am-4pm Tuesday to Friday.

St. Mogue’s NS fundraiser
WHERE: Templeport Resource Centre
WHEN: Thursday, March 5
WHAT: Irish traditional fundraising night in aid of the school on at 8pm in Templeport Resource Centre featuring McGovern Family, Cein Sweeney & friends, local artists, past and present pupils. Tickets €15 -  contact the school 049 9526562.  

Tea Party 
WHERE: Tullyvin Community Centre
WHEN: Friday, March 6, 8pm
WHAT: Kill Community Development Tea Party. €10 per person.  Come along don’t wait to be asked.  

WHERE: Killeshandra Community Hall 
WHEN: Friday, March 6 
WHAT: Music by Pat McKenna and Glenshane Country. Dancing 10-12.30, great refreshments, free raffle. 

Aslan Live in Concert
WHERE: Hotel Kilmore, Cavan
WHEN: Friday, March 6 
WHAT: Aslan live at the Hotel Kilmore. Tickets available at the hotel reception or ticketmaster.ie Doors 7pm, show 8pm. 

Pub Quiz
WHERE: TM’s Vintage Bar, Kilnaleck 
WHEN: Friday, March 6 
WHAT: Pub Quiz at 9.30pm in aid of St.Patrick’s day Parade Kilnaleck. €40 per table of 4, raffle; food served. 

Knockbride Bazaar
WHERE: Tunnyduff hall
WHEN: Friday, March 6
WHAT: Bazaar in Tunnyduff hall on Friday, March 6 at 9pm. Good selection of prizes and everyone welcome.

Comhaltas session
WHERE: Flynns, Kilconny
WHEN: Friday, March 6 
WHAT: CCE Belturbet Trad Session from 8-9pm - starter/beginner Tunes  led by Olivia Murphy, 9pm onwards - more session tunes led by Niamh Grogan - Come along/play a tune/sing a tune.

Community Drug Awareness
WHERE: St Anne’s Park Clubrooms
WHEN: Friday, March 6, 8pm
WHAT: Bailieborough Shamrocks along Shercock and Knockbride, will host a discussion on Drug Awareness from Sgt, Mick Kearney from the Cavan/Monaghan Drug Squad

First Responders
WHERE: Lavey Inn
WHEN: Friday, March 6, 7.30pm
WHAT: Anyone interested in training course, send text to Walter Bourgoin 087-9801316.

Women’s World Day of Prayer
WHERE: St. Anne’s Church, Bailieborough
WHEN: Friday, March 6, 8pm
WHAT: An invitation to an Ecumenical Prayer Service with the Church of Ireland, Presbyterian Church and St. Anne’s Church. Followed by refreshments in St. Annes Parish Centre (old Parochial House).

Glee Nights
WHERE: Gallonray House
WHEN: March 6-7
WHAT: Gallonray Glee with a cast of 64 children from the local area are delighted to bring ‘‘Showtime’’ to the stage on March 6-7 at 7.30pm in Gallonray House.  This will be a public show for all parents, family and friends. Adults €10, students €5.

Live Country Music 
WHERE: Brady’s The Cross
WHEN: Saturday, March 7 
WHAT: Music by Aidan Clerkin and his band.

Tea Party Fundraiser
WHERE: Killinkere Leisure Centre
WHEN: Saturday March 7
WHAT: Tea party for Bailieboro Cancer Comfort Fund. This wonderful organisation provides a very important service of transport to a number of hospitals from the patients own home during their treatment.  Tickets €10 from Breda Smith 086 151 8939.

Social Dancing 
WHERE: Cross Hall  
WHEN: Saturday, March 7 
WHAT: Music by Pat Costello. Dancing 10-12.30, supper served. 

Poetry Group
WHERE: Belturbet Library
WHEN: Saturday, March 7, 10-11am
WHAT: Poetry Group meeting - Brendan McCann will give a talk on his poetry writing experiences. All welcome. 

Tractor Run
WHERE: Bunlahy
WHEN: Sunday, March 8
WHAT: Bunlahy Area Action Group hold their Annual Tractor Run from Creegan’s at noon. Registration from 10am, Breakfast served. 

Birdwatching Outing 
WHERE: Dundalk
WHEN: Sunday, March 8
WHAT: Branch outing to Dundalk Bay.
Meet at the Spirit Store,Dundalk Docks at 11am. Outing will last for about 2 hours. Suitable for beginners and anyone with an interest in bird photography. Wear warm waterproof clothing and footwear. Contact Michael: 086 8854 989.

Virginia Ramblers
WHERE: Lough an Leagh Bailieborough
WHEN: Sunday, March 8
WHAT: Car pool and leaving Virginia Show Centre at 10am.

WHERE: Cavan Crystal Hotel 
WHEN: Sunday, March 8 
WHAT: Dancing to Limelight. Doors 3.30pm, dancing 4pm. Refreshments served.

Virginia Fire Station Open Day
WHERE: Bailieborough Rd, Virginia
WHEN: Sunday, March 8 from 10am-4pm
WHAT: Following the opening of Virginia’s New Fire Station the Crew are hosting an Open Day this Sunday, March 8 from 10am-4pm. 
Also, the day will include a Coffee/Tea Day/Raffle and as the crew are supporters of Virginia Cancer Care and Debra Ireland.

WHERE: The Orchard Bar, Cavan
WHEN: Sunday, March 8   
WHAT: Music by White Lightning 

Tractor Run
WHERE: Starts from Glenfarne
WHEN: Sunday, March 8, noon 
WHAT: John O’Rourke Memorial Tractor Run in aid of North West STOP starts from The Rainbow Ballroom Glenfarne.

Sponsored Walk
WHERE: Carrigallen
WHEN: Sunday March 8
WHAT: Scoil Mhuire Naofa, Carrigallen Parent’s Association are having a Sponsored Walk on Sunday at 2pm. Walk will be leaving from the Community Hall. Refreshments served after.

Book of Knockninny
WHERE: Aughakillymaude Culture Centre Derrylin
WHEN: Tuesday, March 10, 7.30pm
WHAT: “Book of Knockninny” launch includes the schools of the parish’s involvement through music, art and drama, including interviews with parents and grandparents. Music sessions, Maguire Banquet in period costume Year 1700’s. 

Salamanca Diaries
WHERE: Drumkilly Hall
WHEN: Wednesday, March 11 
WHAT: Breifne Historical Society will host a lecture in Drumkilly Hall, Kilnaleck (A82 FX34) at 8pm. Tim Fanning author of the Salamanca Diaries: Father McCabe and the Spanish Civil War will speak about Fr Alex McCabe a native of Drumkilly, and his diaries which provide a unique insight into life in Spain before, during and after the Civil War. 

Drumeela Garden Club
WHERE: Drumeela
WHEN: Wednesday, March 11, 8.30pm
WHAT:  Guest speaker will be Seamus Scott who will share his expertise in gardening. Members and non-members welcome. 

Social Dancing 
WHERE: Killeshandra
WHEN: Thursday, March 12
WHAT: Classes for beginners & improvers commences on Thursday, March 12 at 9pm for six weeks in Killashandra C.of I. Hall. No partner needed. All welcome.

WHERE: Belturbet 
WHEN: Thursday, March 12
WHAT: Launch of Mindful Moments in Belturbet an exhibition featuring recent photographs from local people involved in the Turbet Island Project in Belturbet Library at 7pm.

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