Last Friday night Gerry Mc Elroy had the honour of turning on the Ballybay Christmas lights. Gerry recently celebrated 30 years in business and there was no better man to be given the honour. This year also seen a new tree in operation. The organisers would like to thank the large crowd who turned up for the switch on and to everyone who contributed to the recent church gate collection. the amount raised was €703. Finally the organisers would like to remind everyone to shop local this Christmas.