Please support our Boyle Traders of the Day, 19th August, 2018
Joe Simon Building Supplies : Kelly’s Londis : Lookwell Laundry & Dry Cleaners : Magees Fashion Shop : Marians Fashions : Sean Carty Car Sales : Stewarts Oil
The Pope’s Visit
National media publish articles daily relating to aspects of the Pope’s visit to Ireland for the World Meeting of Families. Whether we like it or not, it seems to me that some members of that national media could do with reading and absorbing some “Straight and Crooked Thinking” [here…]
Cherry-picking from the blatant wrongs by a minority of clerics is not sufficient reason to suggest the we should abandon religion and ignore the majority of totally innocent clerics for their honest efforts to make humans more tolerant, peaceful and caring
Tony Conboy Special
• Roscommon Intermediate Ladies v Meath in All-Ireland Semi-Final on Sat. the 25th.
• ‘A Skull in Connemara’ Boyle Connection
• Heritage Week Walking Tour of Boyle Thursday 23rd at 7.
• Maureen O’Sullivan Remembered … Film from Videos of Her 1988 Return to Boyle.
Jim Lavin R.I.P
The death has occurred of Jim LAVIN Creevagh, Ballyfarnon, peacefully, surrounded by his devoted family and in the tender care of the staff at the Plunkett Nursing Home, Boyle.
Úna Bhán Community Notes
Boles of Boyle – Back To School uniforms in stock
Now in stock – new soft shell jacket – Designed & selected by the students of Abbey Community College. The new soft shell jacket is fitted, has a concealed hood, is waterproof, breathable and a special pocket for your MP3 player.
Carrick Cineplex Friday 17th – Thursday 23rd August
Eugene Murphy Press Release
Marc MacSharry Press Release
Government Silence Deafening as 162 local Post Offices Begin to Close! ‘Taoiseach’s Crisis Commentary, and Photo Calls no substitute for real representation and leadership of our Republic’
Marians Fashions, Bridge Street, Boyle
Special Events through the year in Boyle
Boyle Musical Society – 2018 show
Rehearsals will begin in September for a November 2018 staging of the BMS 35th consecutive show, The Addams Family, first staged in 2009 in Chicago.
• In January 1984 while at work in Bank of Ireland, Boyle, Joan Tuohy, Belinda McCauley and Adrian Moore discussed the possibility of starting a Musical Society in Boyle. Joan placed a notice in the Roscommon Herald requesting anybody interested in the formation of a Musical Society in Boyle to attend a meeting in the Forest Park Hotel on Tuesday 24th January at 8.30pm
An Post warned it could cut hundreds of jobs
Up to 300 An Post workers could be made redundant as part of a voluntary severance scheme that’s being rolled out next month.
Leaving Certificate not fit for purpose
IBEC, the group that represents Irish business, has warned that the Leaving Certificate is not fit for purpose and reform is needed to help students prepare for their future.
Storm Ernesto to bring heavy downpours
The tail-end of Storm Ernesto is set to blow in across the country this weekend, bringing heavy downpours and humid temperatures.
The subtropical storm has been making its way across the Atlantic and is on course to reach Ireland on Saturday night but expected to have cleared early on Sunday morning.
Dyslexia Workshop Carrick-on-Shannon
Enrolling Now for September 2018 – Dyslexia Workshop Carrick-on-Shannon. Limited Places Available.
For more information: Email firstname.lastname@example.org : Call 087 943 6996
Dr Tim O’Dowd
Dr Tim O’Dowd grew up on St. Patrick Street, Boyle and is now one of Australia Gold Coast’s most highly respected and sought-after obstetricians and gynaecologists with over 30 years experience. He remains at the forefront of women’s health with the introduction of his Nutritional Lifestyle Program.
Newsday Wednesday 15th August …
• The 10 types of people you’ll meet on Leaving Cert results day [here…]
• Leitrim County Council shortlisted for two awards [here…]
• Unruly passenger taken from train at Longford by gardai [here…]
• Leitrim children to dance for Pope Francis in Croke Park [here…]
• Over 1,000 children molested by 300 priests in Pennsylvania [here…]
• How cabbage, broccoli and kale can stop cancers [here…]
• The Journal.ie 8 at 8 Wednesday [here…]
Boyle Celtic Youths Boys and Girls Academy
Last chance to Register for this upcoming Season – FINAL Registration is Wednesday 15th Aug at 7pm-8pm in the Clubhouse. This is for all squads – ages 5 up to 17. For all boys and girls who love to play football, want to learn new skills, make new friends, play as part of a team, get loads of exercise and fresh air!
Kelly’s Londis Massive Sale – next Friday
Will Pope must meet with church abuse victims?
The pontiff will arrive in Ireland for a two-day trip later this month – which will include events at Croke Park and Knock Shrine. While half a million people will be at the Phoenix Park closing mass in Dublin
East Galway Independent Senator Ronan Mullen says the Pope must meet with representatives of victims of sexual abuse during his visit later this month.
Autumn Training and Free Workshops at Boyle Enterprise Centre
The following training and free workshops will take place at Boyle Enterprise Centre, September – November.
• Frontline Management QQI Level 6, • Time Management/Increasing effectiveness, • Internal Auditing, • Facebook for Business, • Safety Representative QQI Level 4, • Manual Handling • Instructors QQI Level 6, • Team Leadership QQI level 6, • Microsoft Word/Excel/Access. • People Handling Instructors QQI Level 6.
• Free Workshops include Employment Law Essentials, • Exploring Excel and • Introduction to Lean,
• For more information or to express interest please email email@example.com call 071 967 3440. Courses are organised by Role Skillnet, Learning Network. Role Skillnet are based at Boyle Enterprise Centre and provide training support and funding for businesses.
• “Mighty Moths” 23rd August, 11.00am – 12.00pm Meet at the front steps to King House, Boyle
Come along to the front steps of King House to see a moth trap opened to reveal what wonderful creatures are found flying around the grounds of King House during the night while you are asleep! Join Michael Bell from Nature Learn to learn about moths. Admission Free
• Family Nature Walk, 23rd August, 12.00pm – 1.00pm Meet at Front steps of King House, Boyle
Take a family nature walk through the Pleasure Grounds beside King House, with Michael Bell from Nature Learn. Children must be supervised by an adult.
• Kings Trail Heritage Bus Tour 18th & 25th August, 9.30am-4.30pm. Meet at: Boyle Craft Shop, The Grounds of King House, Boyle
Let us take you on an unforgettable journey through Roscommon’s fascinating landscape, where the stories and characters of the counties key heritage sites will be brought to life along the way. Discover how the captivating history of Rathcroghan Visitor Centre, Strokestown Park House, Lough Key Forest Park and King House is linked to the next, from Gaelic Kingdoms to Palladian Mansions, Grand Romance and the Birth of the Irish Free State. An experience which will enchant young and old alike. Booking required – Admission: Adult €30, Child €25, Concession €28, Family Rate. t: 071 9663033 e: firstname.lastname@example.org
Men’s Sheds – Community Enhancement Programme 2018
There is €1,449 funding available per Men’s Shed in the County and funding will be allocated equally to all Men’s Sheds in the county that submit a valid application.
Irish Rail refuse to provide an additional morning commuter service
Fianna Fail Deputy Eamon Scanlon has expressed his disappointment following the refusal by Irish Rail to consider providing an additional morning commuter service between Carrick-on-Shannon and Sligo.
The Toon Team
Boyle Summer Show 2018 – Sunday 12th August
‘Jilly’, The All Ireland 2018 Champion Spaniel with Michael Hughes (Secretary Irish Shows Association), Michael Mullen (Judge), Iarla Walsh (Jilly’s owner), Jason & Mrs Walsh and Neil Stewart (Stewarts Oil – competition sponsors)
Front: All Ireland Champion Spaniel ‘Jilly’, Iarla Walsh (Jilly’s owner)
Back: Frank Geelan (Dog show organiser), Jason Walsh, Neil Stewart (Stewarts Oil – competition sponsors)
The sun shone all afternoon for the large number of appreciative people attending this year’s Boyle Summer Show. In all, 92 dogs were entered in the dog show competitions that included a very successful All Ireland Spaniel competition. We had a morning and afternoon’s viewing of the horse and pony jumping competitions as well as loads of entries for craft, baking, vegetable and flowers rosettes. DJ Stan played the tunes, there were inflatables for the kids, a couple of Hot Food vendors and an Ice Cream van, Boyle and District ICA, Suzy’s Cupcakes, Michelle’s Wellness Therapies, Martina’s Cards, Lucia’s Jewellery and other stalls offered goodies and advice … all in all a most enjoyable well-organised event for which we must congratulate the dedicated organising committee.
Suzanne McTiernan (Suzy’s Cupcakes) was delighted to sell out her complete stock of cupcakes at Boyle Summer Show 2018
Another beautiful vehicle at Sean Carty Cars, Boyle
Boyle GAA Club Update 13th August
Boyle Golf Club update 13th August
Maureen ROBERTS Corry R.I.P.
The death has occurred of Maureen ROBERTS Corry,Ballinameen, Boyle, Co. Roscommon. Date of Death: Friday 10th August 2018, Peacefully at University Hospital Roscommon. Sadly missed by her family and friends. R.I.P Reposing Mahon’s Funeral Home, Boyle, Co.Roscommon on Tuesday 14th August 11 o’clock to 12 noon. Removal afterwards to Lakelands Crematorium, Cavan.
Boyle Men’s Shed to reopen soon
Boyle Men’s Shed is about to reopen after being closed for six months.
Scanlon – Irish Rail refusal to increase morning services
Fianna Fáil TD for Sligo-Leitrim Eamon Scanlon has expressed his disappointment following the refusal by Irish Rail to consider providing an additional morning commuter service between Carrick-on-Shannon and Sligo. Deputy Scanlon wrote to Irish Rail following a substantial number of representations from people living in the Leitrim town, who commute to Sligo during the week
Úna Bhán Community Notes
Free Cut Flower Event – Ardcarne Garden Centres – Saturday 11th August
Free Cut Flower Event, Ardcarne Garden Centre, Boyle & Roscommon Town, Saturday 11th August 11.30am – 12.30 pm.
Discover the best flowers to grow at home to use for arrangements and how to create the perfect bunch for yourself or to give as a gift. Free Event – All welcome
Stewarts Oil – Order yours today
Eugene Murphy TD – Press Release 9th August
“Increase of VAT rates on hotel sector will cost numerous job losses in rural Ireland”
The death has occurred of Micheál DAVITT, Inis Temple, Kinlough / Boyle
Micheál Davitt, Inis Temple, Kinlough, Co. Leitrim and formerly of Boyle, Co. Roscommon and London. Suddenly at Sligo University Hospital. Deeply regretted by his loving fiancée Maureen, children Michelle, Maia, Diana, and Ion, parents Sean and Frances (Boyle), brother Sean (Australia), sisters Eileen (Kilcommons Dromod), Majella Green (Manorhamilton), sister-in-law Rosaleen, brothers-in-law Donie and Peter, nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and a large circle of family and friends.Remains reposing at Our Lady’s Hospital Chapel, Manorhamilton on Friday evening fron 5pm to 7pm with removal to the Church of the Annunciation, Mullies to arrive at 7.30pm. Funeral Mass on Saturday at 12 noon with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.
Piano lessons in Boyle
Experienced 3rd level student taking on new students for piano lessons and preparation for RIAM exams. Lessons available on Saturdays with limited places beginning in September. If interested please text Emily on 086 231 7546, call in the evenings or leave a voicemail and I’ll get back to you. You can also email me at email@example.com
An Craoibhín – We are hiring
Cook/Chef required at An Craoibhín, Boyle, to join our current staff. Attractive rates on offer. Phone 086 240 7128 for more details.
17 Ros na hInse, Attirory, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim – €269,900
REA Brady are delighted to bring to the market this Superb Four Bedroom Detached Family Home in the popular Ros na Hinse estate in Attirory, Carrick on Shannon and all its amenities. An ideal family home finished to a very high standard with an open plan layout with living room to the front which leads through to spacious kitchen-dining-living area which is ideal for entertaining.
Sean Carty Cars – 2014 BMW 520D
Xtra Mile Wash & Valet at Stewarts Oil, Mill Road, Boyle
Road closures and diversions on N17 for pope’s visit to Knock
An Garda Siochana has announced details of its traffic plan for the visit of Pope Francis to Knock. The pontiff will be arriving on the morning of Sunday, August 26th, at Ireland West Airport, from where he will travel to the Marian Shrine. Most of the traffic management plan concerns access to Ireland West Airport during the pope’s visit.
€300,000 in counties Roscommon & Galway still unspent
Fianna Fáil TD for Roscommon/Galway Eugene Murphy has hit out at Minister Michael Ring for not insisting that all of the money paid out to local authorities in rural development funding is spent efficiently.
Bishop Doran’s view on contraception
The Bishop of Elphin is unlikely to receive much support from other Bishops or the government for his view on the Catholic Church’s teaching on contraception, based on reaction from a fellow priest and several ministers.
10 o’clock mass whisperers
A certain small number of ‘christians’ who attend 10am mass in our local St. Joseph’s Church like to complete their morning ‘worship’ with a gossip session afterwards on church grounds. Lies, more damn lies and half truths form the grist for their pre-breakfast discourses. This little article is likely to be among their top 20 topics.
Gardai chase ducks “out for the quack” in Carrick
What has been described on the Sligo /Leitrim Garda Facebook page as “a couple of rogue ducks” were walking in the middle of the main road in the town causing the traffic issue.
Roscommon Herald – you local newspaper
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The Toon Team
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Cleaner required at Drumderrig Private Nursing Home
Smart Start Pre-school Open Day
Smart Start Pre-school, Aughnagrange, Boyle will hold their Open Day on Saturday 18th August 2018. Parents/guardians are welcome to attend the open day from 10am until 12pm, where they will get to view the pre-school and get a taste pre-school life! We will open this September, and parents will be able to get a registration form at the Open Day.
All staff will be qualified to the highest standard, and are highly experienced. We are looking forward to seeing everyone on the day.
Chris O’Dowd and Rosamund Pike for new mini-series
Chris O’Dowd is set to star in a new mini-series alongside Rosamund Pike, entitled State of the Union. The Roscommon (Boyle) actor will join forces with Oscar-nominated actress Pike (Gone Girl), for the 10-part comedy that will tell the story of an estranged married couple going through counselling.
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’
Having trouble with alcohol?
Does your drinking worry you?
Is it causing you to get into unpleasant or dangerous situations?
Are family members complaining about your drinking?
• If the answer is “Yes” to any of the above questions then you may have a problem with Alcohol. For information on help and your local meetings, call 01 842 0700 or the Connacht Helpline on 091 767777
• Remember: “You are never alone.”
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
24hr Duty Phone Number 086 826 2643
Parish e:mail firstname.lastname@example.org
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.