Lourdes Pilgrimage

Father Des O Dowd is pictured presenting a cheque the proceeds of a dance in the Town Hall organised by Cavan CYMS to Father Patrick J McManus for the purpose of sending two invalids to Lourdes on the forthcoming Kilmore Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes. Ian Corrigan and his Band played free of charge while local man Oliver Malone donated the minerals. Pictured are Father Des O Dowd Chaplain CYMS Father PJ McManus John McCaffrey Paddy O Reilly CYMS and Ian Corrigan.

Navan Match Update

CYMS are defeated by Navan 4-3.Winners are Bernard Sharkey Tom McCusker and Martin Jermyn while Benny Cafferty, Paddy O Reilly Felim Coffey and Jim Fay lost their matches

Navan Match

Cavan CYMS team to play Navan/Drogheda in Navan Tom McCusker Jim Fay Bernard Sharkey Martin Jermyn Benny Cafferty Paddy O Reilly Felim Coffey Mickey Breslin and Sean McManus.

Drogheda Match

Benny Cafferty, Jim Fay and Tom McCusker are the only winners as the CYMS are defeated by Drogheda 5-3.Defeated were: Martin Jermyn, Felim Coffey, Mickey Breslin, Sean McManus and Bernard Sharkey.


Cavan CYMS take on Drogheda and Navan Snooker Clubs at Cavan CYMS. P Kennedy Navan beat Michael Jermyn T Reilly Navan beat Felim Coffey Cavan Benny Cafferty Cavan beat R Hanratty Drogheda Tom McCusker Cavan beat P Brady Navan Jim Fay Cavan beat M Browne Navan M Kelly Drogheda beat Sean McManus Cavan D O Brien Drogheda beat Bernard Sharkey Cavan and N English Navan beat Michael Breslin Cavan.

Team to play Drogheda

Cavan CYMS team to play Drogheda: Martin Jermyn, Felim Coffey, Benny Cafferty, Jim Fay, Paddy Reilly, Sean McManus, Bernard Sharkey, and Mickey Breslin.

Cavan CYMS 1972

Cavan CYMS 1972:

President: Tom McCarren and Jimmy McCormack, Vice President: Benny Cafferty, Secretary: Bernard Johnston, Assistant Secretary: Frank Conaty, Treasurers: Jerry Higgins and Jimmy (Dan) Smith. Committee: Paddy O’Reilly, Jerry Ellis, Arthur Downey, John Walsh and Jimmy Sharkey

Bray Trip

CYMS outing to Bray on July 23rd.fare including meal £1.50. Please contact Ned Kinsella, Caretaker if travelling.

Death of Jerome Casey

Death of Jerome Casey at his residence 13 Greenmount Terrace Terenure Dublin 6 former Customs and Excise Officer in Cavan at the age of 65. He was forty years in the service and came to Cavan from Donegal in 1938. Just eight years ago he was transferred to Dublin. He was a native of Skibereen county Cork and was a keen angler huntsman and was a founder member of Cavan Dog and Gun Club. He was a long time member of the committee of Cavan CYMS and was a keen agile solo player being a member of the famous Cavan Club including Frank Fitzpatrick Andy Cafferty Tommy Connolly etc. Jerome is survived by his wife Mai three sons Andrew Jerome and Father Peter Casey Saint Patrick’s College and his one daughter Mary a well known model in Dublin brothers Michael Skibereen Con Dublin and Sean Cork and one sister Eileen in Dublin. Many people travelled from Cavan for the funeral Mass and burial from Saint Joseph’s Terenure to Dean’s Grange cemetery.

Lourdes Trip

Over 750 young and old attend the CYMS dance to send two invalid patients to Lourdes on this year’s first Kilmore Diocesan Pilgrimage organised by John McGinnity and Company Bridge Street Cavan. Music was by the Blend who played free of charge while Oliver Malone donated the minerals.