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Welcome to Ballyhaunis Life

Ballyhaunis Life is a website produced BY and FOR the people of Ballyhaunis and surrounding areas.  The purpose of the website is to  inform and educate people about what is happening in and around Ballyhaunis.  This is the Hub of Ballyhaunis.  It is the ideal medium for getting your news out there,  promoting what is happening in the town, businesses can promote their special offers, free of charge,  you can advertise for sale or wanted items free of charge, job vacancies, anything!  You can also keep up to date with all the news from Ballyhaunis Chamber  and see what they are doing for YOUR town.  The Parish Newsletter is updated weekly.  You can see what is happening with all the Organisations in Ballyhaunis and find phone numbers for all the businesses and local services.  This is the ONE STOP SHOP for info about Ballyhaunis.  Share it with your friends and family abroad.  If you have something you want to share on this website ring the Chamber office on  094 9630311.  

Tooreen Hurling Club reach All- Ireland Intermediate Hurling Final

Best wishes to Tooreen Hurling Club who wil be playing Leinster Champions Ballyragget at the Gaelic Grounds in Limerick at 2pm this saturday. 

Ballyhaunis Community School celebrating its 40th Anniversary

Celebration time for Ballyhaunis Community School and they are holding a variety concert on Thursday night 14th December in St  Patrick's Church. Concert starts at 7.30pm and tickets are available from the school.

Person of The Year

Congratulations to Martin Grogan who was presented with the Mayo Diaspora Person of the Year Award for his work on behalf of our Diaspora through GAA in the UK.

Martin is the County Board treasurer for Warickshire GAA and treasurer of the board with responsibility for some 3,000 members and 15,000 players. His active involvement in the development of his club was a major factor in the provisiion of a new £5.5 million development and fantastic new clubhouse. 

Christmas Lights Fund

Ballyhaunis is looking so festive this Christmas. The lights are amazing. You can help fund the lights by buying a ticket for the raffle in aid of this project. Tickets are on sale in local businesses priced at €5 each and it will give you a chance to win one of 23 great prizes. Sellers will be in Super Value on friday 8th December and the draw will take place on friday 15th at 10.45 am . Please support.

Ballyhaunis U21 are champions

Congratulations to Ballyhaunis U21 footballers who won  the county 'C' final last week. The final score was Ballyhaunis 4-9 Bonniconlon 2-11.

Annagh Rovers crowned Connaught Champions

Congratulations to Annagh Rovers on winning the Connaught Club Minor B Final .This team is an amalgamation of Ballyhaunis Gaa Club and neigbouring club Aghamore. Winning the county title was remarkable but to win the Connaught Title is a huge achievement. 

Tooreen are county hurling champions.

Congratulations to Tooreen Hurling Club on winning the senior title last weekend. It was not to be for the Ballyhaunis club this year but no doubt they will be back next year. Best wishes to Tooreen in the next round of the provincial series in Athleague. 

It was nice to see Tooreen win this year as it is the 60th anniversary of the founding of the club. 

Ballyhaunis Dramatic Society

The drama society are now starting to plan for their next production which will be staged in the spring of 2018. New members are always welcome. Anyone wishing to join or find out more information can contact Phillip's Bar and they will pass on contact details. 

Temporary Church Closures in Knock

The parish church in Knock and the Apparition Chapel in Knock will remain closed until next April due to refurbishment works at both churches. Winter masses and confessions continue as normal in the basillica and the Chapel of Reconcilliation. 

Ballyhaunis to benefit from Sports Hub/Partnership Funding

Minister Michael Ring has confirmed that €35,000 has been approved for the Ballyhaunis Sports Hub. The hubs provide information, support and advice on a wide range of sports and physical activities to make it easier for people in disadvantaged areas to get involved and to engage in a more active and healthier lifestyle.


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