What's on for the May Bank Holiday weekend

Friday, 3rd May, 2019 11:43am

What's on for the May Bank Holiday weekend

We take a look at what's on over the May Bank Holiday weekend from the Walking Festival, to the Ploughing Championships, country dancing, table quizzes and plenty in between!


SF election fundraiser
WHERE: Clones
WHEN: Friday, night May 3
WHAT: Hugh McCooey Cumann Sinn Féin Scotshouse election fundraiser in McClave’s Lounge Clones. Music by The Michael D Band.

WHERE: Killeshandra Community Hall
 WHEN: Friday, May 3 
WHAT: Social Dancing 10pm-12.30am, music Liam Mannering, Adm €10, Free Raffle, Great refreshments.

East Cavan Gaels 
Table Quiz

WHERE: ‘Nixy’s’ The Square Bar, Bailieborough
WHEN: Friday, May 3, 9pm

WHAT: Annual table quiz, which raises much needed funding for the club. A great social event with some good prizes and a good night out in support of the club. All welcome.

Traditional Music Session
WHERE: Flynns Pub Kilconny,
WHEN: Friday, May 3
WHAT: Belturbet Comhaltas Traditional Music Session taking place in Flynns Pub Kilconny, Belturbet - Friday, May 3. Juniors 8-9pm; Seniors 9pm onwards. Come along, play a tune, sing a song or tell a story. All musicians welcome.

Tully twins
WHERE: Ramor Theatre
WHEN: Saturday, May 4, 8pm
WHAT: Presents the Tully Twins Sit Down Tour of Ireland.

WHERE: Farnham Arms Hotel, Main Street, Cavan 
WHEN: Saturday, May 4
WHAT: Music by Two Can Do

Monthly musical 

WHERE: Aughakillymaude Culture Centre
WHEN: Saturday, May 4, 9.30pm 
WHAT: Usual monthly music session (song and prose). Usual refreshments served.

Cottage Market 
WHERE: The Courtyard, Lizzie Buggies
WHEN: Saturday, May 4, 1-5pm 
WHAT: Expect to find baked goods, barista coffee, speciality toys, personalised gifts, artisan foods, fresh produce, natural herbal beauty and health. Workshops include a demo on showing /planting a raised bed from our local Grow it Yourself group and learn how to make a willow climbing frame with local basket weaver Eddie McGrath €30. To book: Imelda 087-7453651.


WHERE: Farnham Arms Hotel, Main St, Cavan 
WHEN: Open every Saturday night & Bank Holiday Sunday Nights. 
WHAT: Dance to 80’s, 90’s and country music.

WHERE: Ballroom of Romance Ballyjamesduff 
WHEN: Saturday, May 4 
WHAT: Ballroom Dancing with Music by Showbud 9.30-12.30 Supper served.

WHERE: Brady’s The Cross, Stradone 
WHEN: Saturday, May 4 
WHAT: AOH Annual Social, music by Kay & Nashville Sound, refreshments served, all welcome.

Sentimental Journey 
WHERE: Hunt Hall Mohill
WHEN: Saturday, May 4, 8.30pm
WHAT: An evening of songs from Graceland to Oz to La Scaler and back to Blaney presented by the Sweet Spirit Gospel Choir under the direction of Tish Dunleavy. A special treat will be performed d by soprano Pearl Kielty of the beautiful aria from Dvořák’s Opera Rusalka “Song to the Moon”. Proceeds to Patient Comfort Fund of Aras Carolan Mohill and St Mary’s Parish Fund Mohill.

Yoga taster
WHERE: Belturbet
WHEN: Saturday, May 4, 12-6pm
WHAT: To celebrate our 1st year in business Tree Frog Yoga Studio is hosting an Open Day Saturday, May 4, 12-6pm. Pop in for free 30min taster classes with refreshments served after. No need to book.

Annual Walk

WHERE: Starts in Ballinagh and Loughduff Rd
WHEN: Sunday, May 5
WHAT: Mullahoran Annual walk 14k/5k in aid of Dialysis Unit Cavan General Hospital and World Transplant Games where our very own Aoegan Cullen will be taking part this year. Registration Night in The Hideaway, Cloncovid (with a limited supply of Tshirts) on Friday night next from 8-10pm, adults €15, u/18’s €10. 
The 14k Walk starts at Ballinagh Church at 3pm and the 5K starts at Andersons, on the Loughduff Road at 3.45pm all heading to the Hideaway where there will be food and music for all. Contact 086 8186379.

Community gathering 
WHERE: Poultigh Mass Rock, Kill 
WHEN: Sunday, May 5, 5pm
WHAT: A community gathering on Poultigh Mass Rock, Kill. An informative historical evening will take place with music and refreshments. Everyone welcome.

Objection your 

WHERE: Sunday, May 5, 8pm
WHEN: Hunt Hall, Mohill
WHAT: Bailey the lawyer (Paraic Kerrigan) shouts out when Paddy Reilly(John G Reynolds) enquires of the Right Hon Justice Basil Sharkey(Donal Quinn, Aughawillan Drama Troupe) whether he took an oath or not before answering questions put to him about Percy French(Frank Cadam). Come to the sitting of the District Court in the Hunt Hall, Mohill to see what happens next! This is an original script by Tish Dunleavy. Refreshments served throughout the court case!


Tullyvin Musical 

WHERE: Tullyvin Tavern
WHEN: Sunday, May 5, 5.30-7.30pm
WHAT: As part of the Big Hello, Tullyvin Musical Society is hosting a free community evening event at Tullyvin Tavern. Kids disco, free BBQ music by Mono. Donations to CUAN Cootehill welcome.


WHERE: The Orchard Bar, Cavan
WHEN: Sunday, May 5 
WHAT: Dancing to Brendan Jermyn


WHERE: Brady's The Cross, Stradone 
WHEN: Sunday, May 5 bank holiday 
WHAT: Country & Dancing to Eddie Quinn & his Band

WHERE: Brady's Bar & Lounge, Ballinagh 
WHEN: Sunday, May 5
WHAT: Traditional Irish Night- All Musician's Welcome.

WHERE: The Lavey Inn, Dublin Rd, Cavan. 
WHEN: Sunday, May 5 
WHAT: Paul Leavy in lounge 8-11pm and in function room Big Shay Country Memories 11pm-1am from Mullahoran, doors 10.30pm.


WHERE: Delvin Sales Mart 
WHEN: Sunday, May 5, noon-6pm. 
WHAT: 20,000 Second-Hand Books, Fiction & Non-Fiction, all books €1, Guest Readers, Craft & Food Stalls, Live Music, Indoor.

WHERE: Maguires, Redhills 
WHEN: Sunday, May 5 
WHAT: Music by Dusty Diamond

WHERE: Gibbstown, on Kells/Slane Road 
WHEN: Monday, May 6 at 3.30pm 
WHAT: Drive-In Bingo

Fun run/walk
WHERE: Killykeen
WHEN: Monday, May 6
WHAT: Kilmore Central NS are having a fun walk/run in Killykeen Forest park from 12-2pm to raise much needed funds for playground equipment at the school.
Families of all ages welcome please support this worthy cause on the day.

WHERE: Art & Cathrina MacSeain, Cornafean 
WHEN: Monday, May 6 
WHAT: Music by Ciaran Rosney & The JJ's, Tractor, Vintage, Horse Ploughing & Loy Ploughing

Historical Society

WHERE: Tierworker
WHEN: Monday, May 6
WHAT: The society are hosting a talk entitled ‘Heritage Tierworker—Recording the Memories’ by Philip Donnelly, author of ‘The Eyes That Shone, From Ireland to Canada in the 1950s’ on Monday at 6pm in St. Mary’s Hall, Tierworker. All welcome.

Killeshandra Walk/Nature Trail
WHERE: Killeshandra
WHEN: Bank Holiday Monday May 6
WHAT: A walk/nature trail will take place in aid of the Community Hall and Cavan Monaghan Palliative Care. Register at the K.C.C.. Resource Centre at 11am. Adults €10, Children €5 Enjoy a cuppa in the Resource Centre after.

Dance Classes
WHERE: Ballyhugh Cultural Centre
WHEN: Mondays at 8pm Two
WHAT: Dance Classes Hand Dances for beginners and improvers (new steps & dances). All welcome. Further info 9526044 or ballyhughart@gmail.com

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