The music and poetry of Percy French will be celebrated at a special concert in Killydoon this Saturday.

What's On in Cavan

Pop-up cinema

WHERE: Templeport

WHEN: Friday, April 29

WHAT: St. Mogue's College Transition Year students and community are hosting a pop-up cinema in Templeport Resource Centre. Open from 7pm and film starting at 8pm. Small charge at door in aid of Make a Wish Foundation. Movie is Ferris Bueller's Day Off. Refreshments served on the night. Raffle will also take place with lots of prizes to be won. Tickets can be purchased prior to film.

Vintage Cycle (High Nelly) for holy family school

WHERE: From Virginia to Bailieborough

WHEN: Friday, April 29

WHAT: To mark his 80th birthday Greg O’Reilly will embark on a Vintage Cycle on his 1960’s Raleigh bike from his home in Fartagh, Lisduff, Virginia to The Bailie Hotel, Bailieborough on Friday, April 29. If anyone has a High Nelly and wants to join in, the meeting points will be at O’Neills Centra, Mullagh for 11.15/11.20am or Smyths Bar, Relaghbeg for 11.40/11.45am to the Bailie Hotel Bailieborough. All proceeds to Holy Family School Cootehill where his grandson Shaun attends.

Table quiz

WHERE: Clarke’s Corner Bar Kingscourt

WHEN: Friday, April 29

WHAT: Table quiz in Clarke’s Corner Bar Kingscourt, at 9.30pm on Fri 29th Apr, €40 per table of 4, raffle on the night, all welcome! Funds in aid of St. Mary’s Brass and Reed Band Kingscourt of s for travelling to NYC to partake in the 2023 St. Patrick’s Day Parade

1916 Rising drama

WHERE: Cavan County Museum

WHEN: Friday, April 29

WHAT: ‘Six Days’ by Frank Shouldice at Cavan County Museum on Friday April 29 at 7:30pm. Free Entry. Booking Required 049 8544070. Museum Opening times: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday 10 am to 5pm. Closed Sundays and Mondays.


WHERE: Cavan town

WHEN: Saturday

WHAT: Con Smith Parkrun is a free, timed non-competitive 5k walk, jog or run. It happens every Saturday morning at 9.30am. Everyone is welcome at Parkrun. Walkers, joggers and runners of any fitness level. Push the pram or bring your dog on a lead. All you have to do is register, print your barcode and meet us at 9:30am every Saturday morning at the Cavan institute. It’s a great way to kickstart your weekend.

Register here:

Songs and poems of Percy French

WHERE: Mullahoran

WHEN: Saturday April 30

WHAT: Concert in the Community centre, Killydoon, this the Percy French Troubadours will present a selection of his Songs and Poems with an artistic flavor. Starting time 8pm, further details 087 851 5262.

Tractor Run

WHERE: Crosskeys

WHEN: Sunday, May 1

WHAT: Crosskeys Vintage Club 14th Annual Tractor Run takes place at 1pm. Registeration from 12noon. All tractors, cars and bikes welcome. Run in aid of Be Buddies not Bullies.

Charity walk/run

WHERE: Mullahoran

WHEN: Sunday, May 1

WHAT: Sponsored walk/run of 14k or 5k in aid of the Irish Kidney Association.

Longer route is Ballinagh to Hideaway Pub. 14k starts 3pm, 5k at 3.45pm.

GAA Dinner Dance

WHERE: Slieve Russell

WHEN: Sunday, May 1

WHAT: Drumlane GFC Dinner Dance in Slieve Russell at 7:30 p.m. , tickets on sale in McGurren Butchers, Seagrave's Newsagents, Tricia’s Mini-Market Milltown and Drumlane Bar, buy now and don't be left disappointed.

Paul Myles Memorial Run

WHERE: Starts in Drumalee

WHEN: Monday May 2

WHAT: 5km run, jog or walk in aid of ‘Friends of Cavan Oncology’ and Cavan Branch Alzheimers Society of Ireland. It takes place on the May Bank Holiday, Monday May 2, at 12 noon, starting at Drumalee Cross, Cavan Town. Pre registration night on Thursday, April 28, 5-8pm in the Orchard Bar, Cavan Town.

Fun Treasure Hunt

WHERE: Cootehill

WHEN: Bank Holiday Monday, May 2

WHAT: Fun Treasure Hunt in aid of Cootehill Town Team. Bank Holiday Monday, May 2. Leaving from Ulster Bank Community Space, Main St. Cootehill from 2-4pm.

If you can’t make the date, you can complete the treasure hunt over the weekend, just give us a call on 087-6597526.

A great family fun event, not to be missed.

Heritage Trust AGM

WHERE: Loughanleagh Heritage Centre

WHEN: Wednesday, May 4

WHAT: Loughanleagh and Muff Heritage Trust are holding their Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, May 4 at 7.30pm, in the Loughanleagh Heritage Centre (adjacent to the Picnic Area). All welcome.