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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.  

Back to school - Ballyhaunis Community School

Ballyhaunis Community School will open its doors to its completely finished new school interior this month. Dates to remember: Monday August 27 first years (half day), Tuesday August 28  third and sixth years, Wednesday August 29 second and fifth years, Thursday August 30 LCA2 and on Monday September 3 transition years will return to class. 

Mayo Under - 16 Girls Crowned All Ireland Champions 2018

Congratulations to the Mayo winning All-Ireland U-16 girls and especially Leah Johnston and Erin Murray along with their management team of Justin McDonagh, Michael Cleary and Olivia Cleary. Ballyhaunis GAA Club are very proud of these players and management team. 

Ballyhaunis Foroige

Ballyhaunis Town is delighted to welcome Foroige Balyhaunis Youth Service, funded by the Department of Children and Youth Affairs through MSLETB and managed by Foroige. The aim of the service is to give young people the opportunity to overcome adversity and reach their potential in a safe and supportive environment. Foroige Ballyhaunis Youth Service has introduced two new youth project workers. Foroige is looking for energetic, enthusiastic volunteers who want to change young lives in their community and will hold a volunteer evening in St. Patrick's Hall on wednesday, August 1 at 7pm.

Mens sheds Ballyhaunis

Ballyhaunis Mens Sheds is open Monday to Friday from 10am to 2pm. The guys are selling wooden benches so why not call in and take a look. 

Papal visit to Knock

Ahead of the papal visit to Knock gardai are advising viistors where possible to take public transport as there will not be sufficient parking facilities for private cars close to the village and will mean that people will have to walk long distances. 

Ballyahunis Tidy Towns

Have you an hour to spare on a Monday or a Wednesday evening? Ballyhaunis Town need volunteers on either of these evenings. They meet at 7pm in the Swimming Pool Car Park. Come along and help keep your town beautiful. 

Ballyhaunis Residents object to proposed knotweed plant

Ballyhaunis residents living in the Drumbaun area have objected to a knotweed facility in their village. The development will cause major noise pollution to the residents. There is also concern about the road leading to the site as it is not wide enough to for two vehicles to meet and would also pose as a danger to walkers. The propsed plant is the first of its kind in Ireland. 

Monday Meets 55+ at Clare Court Ballyhaunis

Monday meets are proving to be a great success in Ballyhaunis. Come along to the Communal House at Clare Court 11am to 12.30 for a chat, cuppa and enjoy the variety of talks and activities. Next meeting will be hosted by Ballyhaunis Community School Transition Year Students and takes place on Monday 23rd April. 

Girls Gaelic Football at Ballyhaunis GAA Club

The Ballyhaunis Ladies Football Club is hosting regular training sessions at Ballyhaunis GAA Club  for girls between the age of 6 and 10 on saturday mornings between 11am and midday. This is an excellent chance to meet young people of their own age and get involved in one of the fastest growing sports. All are welcome. 

Thaigh Morley to volunteer for Special Olympics

Best wishes to Thaigh who has been chosen to volunteer to help Irish athletes who will be travelling to Abu Dhabi in March 2019 for the Special Olympics. As part of this Thaigh has agreed to raise €4,500 . He has established a fundraising campaign to reach his target and you can check it out and donate to this worthy cause by logging onto the Ballyhaunis GAA Club Facebook page. All support will be much appreciated. 

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