Traders of the Day – Tuesday 16th January

Kelly’s Londis • Lookwell Laundry & Dry Cleaners • Magees Fashion Shop

Boyle Chamber Lotto Results – Monday January 15th 2018            

Numbers drawn: 8, 10, 20, 28
Jackpot winner: None
Match three winners: B McCauley, Abbey Community College.
Thank-you to all who support the draw. Next draw Monday January 22nd 2018 at 11.00pm in Kate Lavin’s.  Jackpot €12,030

3pm Tuesday 16th January 2018


Kelly’s Londis – Smart Rewards

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Scoil Naomh Eoin, Ballinameen, Boyle, Co. Roscommon.

Enrolment Forms for school year 2018/2019 are now available for collection at the school office. Forms must be returned by Friday February 9th.

Public Space being considered for Royal Hotel site

Herald-Masthead 16th January

Roscommon Herald report, page 40: Roscommon Ceo Eugene Cummins is quoted “If someone wants to consider running a hotel on the site, then we’ll talk to them. There are flooding issues on the site and I think the footprint or footfall is not big enough for a viable hotel.” The CEO said the development of a “high quality, open area with an element of build” was one of the ideas being considered by the council.

Know Your Rights: Prescription charges

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Boyle Student looking for Work Experience

A lady currently completing her level 5 Major Award in Information Processing at Roscommon Learning Links is looking for up to 10 days Work Experience. If any business in Boyle could do with assistance or a pair of helping hands please call Martina or Siobhan on 071 966 4510 for further details. The student is covered in full with payment and Insurance by the Training Provider.

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Boyle GAA Update

There was no winner of this weeks lotto jackpot of €2,900. €20 winners were Martin Purcell, Darren O’Flaherty and Padraig McCrann. Next week’s draw will be held in Kate Lavin’s.
Please note that the club Minor Board AGM will be held this Wednesday evening, the 17th, at 8 pm. All are welcome.
The club would like extend their sympathies to the Mc Louglin family on the death of Mrs. B. Brennan.
The club are currently looking for any club person to undergo training to become a referee, and interested parties can contact Kathleen Hanmore.
Congratulations also to the club representatives at county level who are through to the league final v Galway. Congrats Enda, Donal, Tadgh and Cian.

Boyle Golf Club Update

The course remains closed for necessary renovations. The membership rates for 2018 are now available and include a competitive rate of €170 for first year beginner members, €60 for Juniors and €185 for “distance members” – i.e someone who resides over 50km from Boyle. The distance memberships are especially popular among people from the area who no longer live here but who visit occasionally, and these members are considered an integral part of our club. Contact Terry on 086 829 7496 or Paula on 086 603 8638 or
Our fixtures have been released for 2018, upcoming highlights include the Spring League taking place over 3 weekends in February and the Captain’s Drive In on the 25th of February.

Towering hope for heritage fund

The Heritage Council is offering €1m grants to 10 historic towns in a bid to end increasing “vacancy and dereliction” in town centres. All towns with more than 1,500 residents and heritage assets can apply.
The scheme will launch next month and any historic town that embarks on “heritage-led regeneration” is eligible.

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Boyle CCTV

Boyle may be set to become the latest Shannonside town to get a state-of-the-art CCTV system.
At a recent meeting of the north Roscommon town’s chamber of commerce, it was agreed to discuss with business owners whether there was a need for it.

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The death has occurred of Margaret (Rita) Mullany, Glasnevin, Dublin and late of Boyle, Co. Roscommon.

Mullany, Margaret (Rita) January 13th, 2018, (peacefully) in the loving care of the Sisters and staff of the Sacred Heart Home, Sybil Hill, Raheny. Deeply regretted by her loving sister Phil and brothers Tom, Gerard and Kieran. Sadly missed by her nieces, nephews, sisters- in-law, relatives and friends. Predeceased by her brother Michael, sisters Josephine Toolan, Teresa Cox and Agnes Doody.
Reposing at Mahon’s Funeral Home, Boyle on Monday from 2pm to 3.30pm. and removal to St Joseph’s church, Boyle, arriving at 4pm. Funeral Mass on Tuesday at 1pm. Burial afterwards in Assylin cemetery.

The 8 at 8 Monday

Here’s what you need to know as we begin the day. Every morning, brings you the stories you need to know as you start your day.
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2018: the year of drinking sensibly

In 2017, nature wrought havoc on the world of wine, with fires in California and devastating frosts and hail storms in Europe. France, Spain, Italy and Chile have all had smaller harvests and we could see a global shortage of wine.
In this country we will most likely see the implementation of the Public Health (Alcohol) Bill, which will have a significant effect on how alcohol is sold.

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Blackberry antibiotic: Cork student’s Young Scientist prize

A 15-year-old student from Co Cork who discovered a natural antibiotic in a blackberry bramble plant in his back garden has won the top prize at the 54th BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition. Simon Meehan of Coláiste Choilm, Ballincollig, who was declared BT Young Scientist and Technologist of the Year at an awards ceremony in Dublin’s RDS on Friday night, found the “non toxic, organic, original antibiotic” after analysing 10 plants widely available in his locality.

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First Holy Communion

Meeting for all Parents/Guardians of children who are to make their First Holy Communion will take place in The Day Chapel on Thursday 18th January at 8pm

Throwback Friday – 23rd September 2009 – The Gaelic Chieftain sculpture on the N4


Tony Conboy’s “An Oblique View”

Heartfelt greetings to all of Tony’s and our viewers, including Tony’s ‘guestimate’ list of named overseas ‘Boylers’. We would very much like to have a comprehensive list so if people let us know we will add names to the record. (
Tony publishes thoughts and observations on a variety of topics: Young Scientist of the Year : The GAA in a Turbulent Time : The Golden Globes : Observations on Some Television Programmes : Barry McElduff M.P. West Tyrone : Bereavements over the past Week : The Man from Snowy River

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Scoil na nAingeal Naofa – Peace Proms 2018

The children from 1st class (Room 7) and 2nd class in Scoil na nAingeal Naofa will take part in Peace Proms 2018. This is an outstanding choral and orchestral production. The critically acclaimed Cross Border Orchestra of Ireland will perform with the 3,000 member Ireland’s Children’s Peace Choir and a host of stellar soloists, dancers and pipers. The programme will be full of family favourites including Disney and Pop Medleys and well known powerful anthems. Could you please let parents know that there are very few tickets remaining for the 2pm Saturday show.

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Galilee Community

Planning 2018 – what can you do to enrich your life?
The team in Galilee would like to invite you to experience mindfulness meditation on Monday evening from 7:00 to 7:45pm. You will be guided in each session to slowdown, let go and begin the process of stillness. All age groups are welcome. First session for 2018, FEBRUARY 5th.
We gather around the fire on Thursday evenings to increase our knowledge of the Bible and to discover together how it can influence life today … We will start back on the 1st of FEBRUARY.

Brogans Operation Transformation 2018 – 11th January

A cold, foggy night had a large group of enthusiastic walkers tackle the familiar Carrick Road, Maple Drive, Warren, Abbeytown route.

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Carrick Cineplex – Friday 12th-Thursday 18th January

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Childminder required.

Childminding position available. After school hours for 3 school-going children in children’s own home, 4 days per week. Car necessary.
Please call Eilish on 086 377 6944 to discuss

Numbers of people farming in West of Ireland falls by 40%

Ocean FM: That’s the finding of a new report on the sector conducted by The Western Development Commission.

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Two major security alerts at Leitrim supermarkets in 24 hours

• Staff and customers were safely removed from Tesco in Carrick-on-Shannon this afternoon after staff reported receiving a phone call about a suspicious device which may have been left on the premises.
• 24 hours earlier a supermarket in Manorhamilton was evacuated following an alleged bomb scare on Tuesday.
A Garda spokesperson has confirmed they are investigating both incidents but have no evidence yet to suggest there is a connection between the two.

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Boyle Primary Care Centre

I was out of town for last Monday’s new Boyle Primary Care Centre Open Day. Then as now, photographs taken inside were/are not allowed … only photos from outside the building. However I managed to acquire a photo from outside this very fine building and edit it for you showing the reception area  …


Roscommon Co Co sites for sale in Boyle

There are currently 10 sites available to purchase at Forest View, Boyle.
The building costs may be funded by a mortgage from a bank, building society, or if you are eligible, from a local authority.
Qualifying Criteria: To be eligible for a Low Cost Site you must be:
• A first time buyer and in need of housing and your income satisfies the income test below, or
• A person whose application for local authority housing has been approved by the local authority, or
• A local authority tenant or tenant purchaser who wishes to build a private house and return your present house to the local authority, or
• A member of a co-operative or non-profit housing group of which at least 75% of the members are tenants, tenant purchasers or registered on the Local Authority housing waiting list.

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Pilates/Tabata Classes

Wednesday 10th January in the Convent Primary School Gym,
Pilates: – Beginner/Back Care 6-7pm : Intermediate 7-8pm
Tabata: All levels 8.10 – 9pm
Thursday 11th January
Core Training 7am-7.50am
• Booking essential, please contact Ann 086 308 8873

Feighan welcomes €13.3m and €17.6m in funding for roads

€13.3m: “Part of this funding has been allocated to works on the N61 realignment just outside Roscommon Town on the Boyle road and the planning stages of the N5 Ballaghaderreen-Scramogue upgrade.”
€17.6m: “I am particularly pleased to see a funding provision of €3m for major works on the N4 section from Collooney to Castlebaldwin.”

Boyle Chamber Lotto Results – Monday January 8th 2018

Numbers drawn: 10, 19, 20, 21
Jackpot winner: None
Match three winners: M & N McLoughlin, M. Clarke, B & M Simon.
Thank-you to all who support the draw.
Next draw Monday January 15th 2018 at 11.00pm in Scanlon’s Bar. Jackpot €11,900

Has Boyle capitalised on its potential?

A viewer wrote: “Is Boyle destined to suffer more of the same tired rhetoric coming from Roscommon Co Council’s sibling “The Town Team”? Many of the “Team” ideas have been in the public domain since long before the “Team” existed. Insiders suggest that the “Team” will be returned again with its current executive following its approaching tri-annual AGM – for the simple reason that there is nobody else in Boyle prepared to spearhead the body.
• In fairness, we all realise that Roscommon Co Council controls the purse strings and remains the seat of Real Power in the county and over the town we love so well”

What’s happening in Boyle?
A viewer wrote: “What’s happening in Boyle?
• New Primary Health Care Centre will open for business on Monday 15th January – while elsewhere:
• Major economic boost to Longford, with 50 jobs being created at the old Cameron plant.
• €730,000 to be spent on Roscommon Arts Centre upgrade
• Health Quarters Leisure Centre, including swimming pool now in Ballaghaderreen

Roscommon Herald 9th January

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Brogans Operation Transformation 2018 with Melissa

“Seven days without exercise makes one weak : Commit to be Fit : Strength, Hope, Courage … We walk!! Join us for Operation Transformation 5km ‘Walk With Melissa”, Thursdays at 8pm from the Shop Street Car Park … All Welcome.”

Castlebaldwin’s New Service Station and Shop


A brand new service station and shop will open in Castlebaldwin, 8 miles from Boyle in County Sligo shortly. The old McCormicks filling station will now reopen under a new franchise.

Update from the Toon Team – Monday 8th January
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Primary Care Centre open day


Monday 8th January: There was an Open Day at the new Primary Care Centre with an opportunity for all toview the €6 million development ahead of its opening for business on Monday on January 15th. Services available in the centre will include occupational therapy, physiotherapy, psychology and podiatry.
Senator Frank Feighan wrote “Glad to have helped deliver this vital facility.”

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Boyle GAA Club Update

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St. Joseph’s Church – A Word Of Appreciation

We look back in appreciation to all from our community who helped to make Christmas in our Parish special.
Thank you to the young people who led us in reflection and prayer. A big thank you to all who helped to make St. Joseph’s warm and welcoming. To the team who decorated the Church so beautifully with the Advent Wreath, garlands, lights, trees etc.
To all who worked on the Crib creating and lighting.
Thanks to the Folk Group, Choir, Altar Society, Readers, Eucharistic Ministers and Altar Servers. Thank you Frank and your team and Padraig in the Sacristy.

UK to commemorate Countess Markievic

The UK Government has confirmed that a specific event will be held this year to commemorate 100 years since the election of Countess Markievicz to its parliament.
Markievicz was the first woman to be elected to the House of Commons in a general election held in December 1918, but, as a Sinn Féin candidate with a policy of abstentionism, she didn’t take her seat in Westminster.

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World Weather Hot and Cold … 7th January

• The Australian city of Sydney has experienced its hottest weather in 79 years with temperatures hitting as high as 47.3C (117F). [more here…]
• Temperatures on a mountain peak in the US state of New Hampshire could fall so low you risk getting frostbite in just a couple of minutes. [more here…]

Lower your risk of developing cancer

SIMPLE LIFESTYLE CHANGES could significantly lower people’s risk of developing cancer, the Irish Cancer Society (ICS) has said.

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Happy 90th Birthday Helen Feighan

Helen Feighan

Helen celebrated her 90th birthday in the company of family and friends this afternoon in Clarke’s Bar & Restaurant, St. Patrick Street, Boyle.
I have known Helen for possibly 65 or more years and regarded her as one of life’s joys … a gentle person who always wished the best for everyone she met. Long may Helen be among us!

Out and About in the Cracked Pepper – Ardcarne Garden Cafe

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Lough Key Parkrun – Saturday 6th January

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Christmas Lights Draw in Brogans Pharmacy

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Helena Casey draws a winning card

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Brogans Pharmacy, Shop Street: The Boyle Christmas Lights Cash Draw took place this Friday 5th January at 5pm. Lines at €2 or 3 for €5 could be purchased until 4.30pm  in Brogans Pharmacy. Cash Prizes totalled €1100, with 1st Prize €500.
Winners: €500 Phil Battles : €250 Michael Gormley : €150 Boyle Golf Club : €100 David McGee : €100 Joe McKeon

Roscommon County Council – Director of Service Roles

Roscommon County Council is advertising for two vacancies on its senior management team, with salaries on offer possibly more than €100,000 a year.

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Yoga Classes

Yoga with Liz commencing Tuesday 16th January in Scoil na nAingeal Naofa, Carrick Road, Boyle.
Ladies Class 7.30pm … Mens Class 9pm. Beginners welcome – Please bring a mat or rug
Contact Liz: 086 869 0804
Physical benefits of yoga include: • Increased flexibility • Increased muscle strength and tone • Improved respiration, energy and vitality • Maintaining a balanced metabolism • Weight reduction • Cardio and circulatory health • Improved athletic performance • Protection from injury.

Computer science as a Leaving Cert subject

40 secondary schools across the country will teach Computer science from next September. Tech expert Jess Kelly wrote “The big issue is that we upskill the teachers, so they feel fully comfortable and ready to teach the subject as thoroughly as possible.”

Stewarts Oil – Monthly Draw

Stewarts Oil Monthly Draw

To order your Stewarts Heating Oil please call 071 967 0100

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Ardcarne Garden Centre

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BARE-ROOT EVENT at Ardcarne Garden Centre, Boyle & Roscommon Town, Saturday 13th January 11.30am – 12.30pm. Discover the benefits of planting bare-root trees, hedging and fruit at this Free Event. Large selection of Great Value Bare-Root Plants in stock.

Tony Conboy – Essays and Observations – Irish Dance Halls

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Are you a gin drinker?

Gin drinkers are more likely to be psychopaths and sadists. A new study from Innsbruck University in Austria has revealed that people who enjoy bitter flavours like gin are more likely to exhibit antisocial personality traits including sadism, narcissism, psychoticism and Machiavellianism.

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Toon Team Update

Oiled In Boyle

Barry Feely’s new book


Barry wrote: “I am writing a book on Boyle workhouse and it’s people of the wide area. My main aim is to write about the people and their stories, their memories – what you won’t find in the history books. So I am looking to make contact with people who may have heard their relatives/neighbours talk about those hard times in our area. The time frame is between 1850 to the early 1920s. The workhouse was on the site of the Plunkett Home.
Please contact me, Barry Feely with any story you may have heard or record them on your phone and send to me. I would be happy to speak with anyone on this topic.
Any link would be most appreciated. Thank you and a happy new year, Barry Feely”

Visitors to Lough Key Forest Park

Shannonside News: Visitor numbers to Lough Key Forest and Activity Park in Boyle in have risen by 33 per cent this year.

Oh what a fabulous photo!!


Local Photographer John Reynolds took this one as part of a wedding shoot for Rosie (Maughan) and Ciaran Walsh who got married on December 15th

Boyle GAA

The annual Boyle GAA quiz and presentation look place wednesday 27th to a packed house. The main presentation of the night was to the the O’Gara cup winners by county GAA chairman Seamus Sweeney.
Snr player of the year Roch Hanmore,
Jnr player of the year Conor McGee,
Under 20 player of the year Cian McKeon
Ladies player of the year Shauna Moran
Club person of the year Jim McGarth
Hall of Fame Micheal Costello
There was recognition for Donal Smith, Enda Smith and Cian Mc Keon on their involvement with the county panel.
There was a tie for first prize of the quiz between the Smith/Cox team and the Dwyer/Cronin teams.
The club would like to thank the many people who made the night possible and all who attended.

€730,000 to be spent on Roscommon Arts Centre upgrade

Part 8 planning permission was granted last month and Pat Murtagh, a senior executive officer in the council’s community and enterprise department, says the works are on track to start in the new year.
Meanwhile in Boyle, despite detailed form filling and lobbying, it appears a small fraction of that amount of funding cannot be got to finish the Model Railway Project in Boyle courthouse.

Magees Winter Sale 2017 / 2018

Winter Sale 2017 / 2018

Morning view from the N4 bridge

View From The N4 Bridge

View from the N4 bridge


Boles of Boyle New Year Sale

Boles of Boyle New Year Sale

 St. Stephen’s Day Treasure Hunt in Lough Key Forest Park

€1384 was raised on St Stephen’s Day to donate to Mayo Roscommon Hospice. The winning team was Deirdre & Ciaran O’Connor with David Carroll.
• Thanks to Denise & Christopher Callan and family for a very enjoyable Treasure Hunt which even included Christmas music clues which had people singing en route!
• David Cawley volunteered to take on the role next year.

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Cootehall Barracks Renovation Fund – St. Stephen’s Day 5k and 10k

Starting from the historic arch, a 10k group and a 5k group of runners/walkers enjoyed the Barracks Renovation fundraiser around the beautiful Cootehall area in glorious winter sunshine

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Boles of Boyle Christmas & New Year Greetings

Boles of Boyle Christmas & New Year Greetings

Ardcarne Garden Centre Sale


Our Massive Christmas Sale from 9am Friday 22nd December.
Enjoy up to 50% off Christmas Decor and huge reductions throughout our extensive range of lights and artificial christmas trees. We’re open on Sunday, Christmas Eve 10-5pm and you’ll find plenty of inspiration here at Ardcarne Garden Centre.
Remember Ardcarne Garden Centre Gift Vouchers are a joy to receive and spend through the year!

Rachel Lavin’s ‘First Spark’ success
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Congratulations to Boyle girl Rachel Lavin, daughter of Mary & Gerard Lavin, Ballymore, on becoming Dublin Inquirer’s annual ‘First Spark’ Winner.
Rachel is a freelance digital and data Journalist. She has recently completed an MA in digital journalism from Goldsmiths, University of London, and previously worked with the Bureau of Investigative Journalism, the Sunday Independent, Irish Independent, Herald, Image Magazine, and the Roscommon Herald.

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Úna Bhán Community Notes

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Drumderrig Nursing Home, Christmas 2017


Sean Carty Cars – car of the week

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Vacant shops – as homes to tackle the housing shortage

Fine Gael Senator Frank Feighan has said vacant shops could soon be turned into homes to help tackle the housing shortage.
Proposals have been brought forward to Government for vacant commercial premises to be made into housing without the need for planning permission.

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€10,000 funding for Boyle projects

Roscommon County Council has awarded funding of €10,000 to Boyle.
• €5,000 for solar powered security lighting for the Pleasure Grounds … viewers will feel this is a long overdue requirement!
• €5,000 for St. Joseph’s Hall security features in and around the building.

Derek Caldbeck’s new appointment

Derek Caldbeck

Very best wishes to Derek Caldbeck who has been appointed Director of Finance & Estates for The Irish Prison Board.
Derek is member of a well known, highly talented Boyle family. With affection we remember his late parents Tony and Doreen. Derek’s sister Vivienne is the acclaimed Boyle Musical Society director/choreographer and his wife the one and only Grainne, proprietor of Enhance Health & Beauty Salons in Boyle and Carrick-on-Shannon

New CD from Frankie Simon: “Ireland West Guitar”

Frankie Simon Guitar

• Due to his spare time being at a premium, this recording was a year in the making. The result is a 16-track instrumental (Guitar) CD, with the title “Ireland West Guitar” The recording is comprised of many of Frankie’s own compositions along with a few in the Trad/Arranged category.
• The online version of “Ireland West Guitar” contains ten bonus tracks. All twenty six are downloadable from and from social media platforms such as CD Baby/Itunes/Amazon.
• Frankie will send you a copy the old fashioned way if you email him for details at



€35,000 allocated to five agricultural shows in Roscommon – Feighan

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Senator Frank Feighan has welcomed total funding of €35,000 granted to the five agricultural shows which take place across the county every year.
“Castlerea, Elphin, Roscommon, Strokestown along with Boyle Summer Show will receive  €7,000 each to help with the staging of their event next year. This funding is part of a national allocation of €812,000 by the Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring, which will benefit agricultural shows throughout the country in 2018.”

Sean Carty Cars – Free Winter Health Check

Sean Carty Cars- Free Winter Health Check

Defibrillator may need urgent update

Shannonside News: The Health Products Regulatory Authority has issued a warning over outdated defibrillators.
It’s estimated that around 600 AED cardiac devices across Ireland may not work properly in an emergency. supports Roscommon Learning Link, Boyle

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“My Own Place” – Main Street, Boyle

Christy Wynne HeaderLose yourself for a while as you read memories of an almost forgotten Main Street, Boyle, by gifted Boyle writer Christy Wynne
“Boyle town has been through the wars; battered, bruised and scarred, but still standing; a born survivor. Within her lies an unconquering hope that will see her overcome every obstacle no matter how great. Lord Tennyson said it once in a few words: To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield.”

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The Sports Complex

To book or hire this venue for sports  / special events, please call 086 836 0222 -or- 086 260 3403P0004700 supports Boyle Enterprise Centre

Boyle Enterprise Centre is one of a number of favoured venues for meetings and events in Boyle as well as the Sports Complex, St. Joseph’s Hall, King House, St. Joseph’s Resource Centre (Abbeytown), The Moylurg Room (L.Key Visitor Centre) and Boyle Library. Regular club meetings are held also in King House Tea Rooms, The Moylurg Inn, Daly’s Lounge, The Patrick’s Well Pub,  GAA clubrooms and Boyle Celtic clubrooms

Boyle Enterprise Centre

The aim of the Centre is to support economic regeneration in the Boyle and North Roscommon area and stimulate much needed job creation. Boyle Chamber of Commerce developed a space where emerging entrepreneurs can locate in an affordable enterprising setting.
• Rates are flexible and affordable with refreshments available on site
• Our Tenants offer a wide range of business services incl, computing, finance, marketing & training. The Centre houses rooms for training, meetings, presentations and product launches.
• Quarry Lane Boyle Co. Roscommon 071 967 3100

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Boyle’s plans for a ‘scattered hotel’

A Galway consultancy firm has been appointed to carry out a feasibility study with a view to creating a ‘scattered hotel’ in Boyle, and ten properties in the towncentre have been identified for phase one of the project.
Thursday 26th January: Damien English, Minister of State with responsibility for Housing and Urban Renewal at the Department of Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government  hosted a meeting with representatives of the Boyle Albergo Diffuso Alliance in his office in Dail Eireann. The project already has the support of Roscommon County Council as well as a critical mass of property owners in the town.

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L/R: Minister Damien English, John Mulligan, Alison Clarke O’Shaughnessy, Maire Paul, Margaret Mulligan

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Moone Boy

It’s out!!! The new Moone Boy book hits the shelves today, along with some gorgeous illustrations from Cartoon Saloon. And the good people at Macmillan sent over a bottle of booze to finally put an end to the nightmare of sober baths – so that’s me done for the day!

LOOKWELL Dry Cleaners – Special Laundry Offers

LOOKWELL Dry Cleaners

Marians Fashions

Chic Styles at Marians

Boles of Boyle

Boles of Boyle

Boyle Food Partnership

Boyle Food Partnership

Boyle Food Partnership was established in July 2017, following the realisation that some households are experiencing food shortages due to a lack of money.
• Our food supplies are limited and available to those most in need, those who are going without today … not to replenish a cupboard for an unidentified rainy day.
• We look forward to serving you. If you or anyone you know is going without food due to economic or other hardship, please let them know we are up and running and ask them to get in touch. We will help as best we can.
• This service is confidential. Tel 071 966 3000 or text 086 738 7910. Email or Facebook messenger Poverty and Homelessness. All messages will be responded to on the date of receipt.

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Clarke’s Bar & Restaurant, St. Patrick Street, Boyle



Stewarts Oil : order now to keep cosy & warm this autumn & the winter ahead

20150903_083512To order, please call Stewarts Oil on 071 967 0100

Tai Chi Court Restaurant – Open 7 Days 5pm to 11pm

Tai Chi Court Restaurant


Joe Simon Building Supplies

Joe Simon

Boyle Library Opening Hours

King House, Boyle, F52 HN50
Senior Library Assistant: Matthew Gammon
Tel: 071 966 2800

Tuesday/ Thursday: 1.00pm to 8.00pm
Wednesday/ Friday/ Saturday: 10.00am to 1.00pm and 2.00pm to 5.00pm

Boyle Garda Station Opening Hours

Monday – Saturday (Inclusive) 9am – 1pm & 7pm – 10pm
Sunday 11am – 1pm
Please note: On occasion it may be necessary for the Gardai working at the station having to respond to a call or incident of an urgent nature. If this arises, they will have to temporarily close the station in order to respond to the incident.
• In addition to providing increased opening hours this will provide greater uniformity and consistency for the public.
• Gardai wish to thank the people of Boyle and the surrounding area for their continued support.

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