Please support our Boyle Traders of the Day, 15th July, 2018
Kelly’s Londis • Lookwell Laundry & Dry Cleaners • Magees Fashion Shop
Pictured at the Signing of the Construction Contract, Cootehall. Included in the photo are: Tony Bambrick (Committee Member), Roden Brady (Building Contractor), Colm Lenihan (Joinet Chairman), Maurice Gannon (Joint Chairman), Seamus Dowd (Building Consultant), Jan Cronzier (Joinet Secretary), Sue Evans (Joint Secretary), Peter Griffin P.R.O, Claire Canty (Roscommon Leader). Missing from Photograph, Angela Dowd (Treasurer), Mary Fryen, (Committee Member).
Pic Mary Regan
Mary (Mai) Flynn R.I.P.
The death has occurred of Mary (Mai) Flynn, Raheela, Frenchpark, Castlerea, Co. Roscommon. Peacefully in her 93rd year, in the loving care of the doctors, nurses and staff at Sligo University Hospital. Surrounded by her loving family. Predeceased by her husband Paddy and daughter Colette. Sadly missed by her daughters Marian (Higgins, Ballinameen), Patricia (Bruen, Castlerea), Tina (Flynn, Raheela), Helen (Monaghan, Raheel)
Mai will repose at her residence on Monday from 3pm – 8pm. Funeral arriving to St. Asius’ Church, Frenchpark on Tuesday morning for Mass of the Resurrection at 11.30am followed by interment in Tibohine Old Cemetery. Family flowers only please.
Lots of catching up to do
It has been a hectic, sad, uplifting and fun past week for me. Loads of photos will follow during today …
A golden oldie …
Hermit Collective – live at Farmers Market
Saturday 21st July from 10.30am until 1pm, the award winning poetry, music and art group The Hermit Collective will be live in Boyle Farmers market, at King House. Eclectic and entertaining, don’t miss it.
A non-alcoholic gin has officially launched in Ireland
Silk Tree Botanics has just released Ireland’s only non-alcoholic gin! Silk Tree was born when founders Andrew and Tracy Oates (Cootehall) realised their love affair with gin and tonic had run its course.
Clean up of the river
Members of Boyle & District Angling Club carried out a Boyle River Cleanup this evening (Wednesday 13th August 2014)
(L to R) Jane Suffin, Derek Winter, Eamon Conroy, Martin Suffin, Billy Reid, Tom Commons
Jacki Valentine wrote: “Boyle Tidy Towns are arranging a clean up of the river and car park beside the post office for Tuesday 17th at 7pm. Let’s get the area cleared up prior to the Arts Festival. All help would be greatly appreciated”
Úna Bhán Community Notes
Carrick Cineplex Friday 13th – Thursday 19th July
Facebook/Twitter Updates from our local politicians
Minister Denis Naughten [Facebook…][Twitter…] Eugene Murphy TD [Facebook…][Twitter…] Michael Fitzmaurice TD [Facebook…][Twitter…] Senator Maura Hopkins [Facebook…][Twitter…] Senator Frank Feighan [Facebook…][Twitter…] Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan MEP [Facebook…][Twitter…] Mairead McGuinness MEP [Facebook…][Twitter…]
I Googled searches to see if I could find minutes or reports from meetings:
• Boyle Municipal District – online last March
• Boyle Chamber of Commerce – nothing even though they had a recent AGM
• Boyle TM – seems dead in the water apart from Facebook updates by someone in Úna Bhán
• Boyle Town Team – they were full of grand intententions but appear starved for funds.
• Cootehall Barracks Committee – congratulations on getting your €156,000 grant to refurbish McGahern’s “The Barracks”
Good Man Frankie
Senator Frank Feighan: “In British ambassadors residence with my FG Colleagues to meet Harry & Meghan. Interesting times”. Good man Frankie … milk that gravy train for all it is worth haha!!
Booking office now open 11am-5pm this week and 10am-6pm next week and for the duration of the festival. Photo shows David McGee, Blaithin Dodd and Matthew Callan who will be delighted to answer your queries and take booking
Michael D for President
Michael D Higgins has confirmed that he will seek a second term as president.
In a short statement, Mr Higgins said he will be “offering himself as an independent candidate, under Article 12.4.4 of Bunreacht na hÉireann, when the Ministerial Order for a Presidential Election is made later this year.
The Toon Team
Boyle Golf Club Update
Conor & Aisling Durkin
Fully equipped Office space available at Boyle Enterprise Centre including WIFI, use of canteen facility, access to meeting rooms, and car-parking. The Centre offers competitive rental costs, serviced reception area, secure 24 X 7 working environment and networking opportunities with other businesses.
For more information or to view facilities please email email@example.com or call 071 967 3100 / 086 203 9182.
Boyle Enterprise Centre is located at Quarry Lane, Boyle and is promoted and managed by Boyle Chamber of Commerce
The hose pipe ban will not have any impact here. We use water directly from the river. This water does not leave unsightly streak marks like town water does!! It also will not be adding to the current water shortage of treated water. BUSINESS AS USUAL – Located at Stewarts Oil, Boyle
Sean Carty’s Car of The Week
Xtra Mile Car Wash & Valet
July 2018: James Smyth operates the excellent Xtra Mile car Wash & Valet at Stewarts Oil, Boyle
Memories of those talented entertainers who graced our town when many of us were young and living in ‘the town we love so well’. Christy Wynne brings us back brilliantly to those days so long ago … thank you Christy !!
Iarnrod Eireann – rediscover the joy of the train
Feighan welcomes €156,000 LEADER funding to develop former Cootehall Garda Station
Senator Frank Feighan has welcomed a LEADER funding allocation of more than €156,000 to develop the former Cootehall Garda Station in North Roscommon into a landmark community space and international literary attraction.
Xtra Mile Valet Centre at Stewarts Oil, Boyle
Ann McQuaid Haulage came in for a hot foam wash and wheel polish on the SCANIA. Check out the video …
Sunday 17th June: Main Street to Xtra Mile Wash & Valet at Stewarts Oil
Mulryan Construction have 10 new quality-built houses under construction on Station Road, Boyle. The development includes 6 two storey and 4 bungalow homes.
• Speaking with developer Danny Mulryan, he said the development was conceived over two years ago and through the good offices particularly of Boyle man Derek Caldbeck and our Co Manager Eugene Cummins, the project got underway just a short few months ago.
• Station Road will become a highly sought-after living area, and is one of just two such developments in the county at the moment.
Boyle Flowers 2018
Xtra Mile Wash & Valet at Stewarts Oil, Mill Road, Boyle
Boyle Arts Festival Saturday 28th July
Bernadine Casserly will be joined by pianist Anne Kielty, for a very special lunchtime concert in the Church of Ireland on Saturday, July 28th. Bernadine has performed all over Europe with Frankie Gavin’s De Dannan and Anne is the pianist and Musical Director, with Boyle Musical Society.
The Town House, Main street, Boyle
Parking cars and pumping gas
It is always a pleasure to feature one of John Mulligan’s short stories here on realboyle.com. This is one you will enjoy … a reality check when you think you are making ‘progress’
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St. Joseph’s Parish Contact Numbers
Rev. Gerry Hanly P.P. 071 966 2218
Rev. Tito Abuda C.C. 071 966 2012
Parish Office & Sacristy 071 966 2643
Parish Office Hours: 9:30am to 12:30pm
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