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Una Bhan mural in Boyle

Friday 28th July: Painting the Una Bhan mural is proceeding beautifully on Quarry Lane, behind Better Buy.

Michael Flatley will open the 2017 Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann in Ennis

Dancer extraordinaire, Michael Flatley will perform the official opening of Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann in Ennis next month. On Sunday August 13th,
the man who revolutionised Irish dancing across the world, will take to the Fly Shannon stage in Abbey Street Car Park.
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Chris O’Dowd – from Tonight (Friday 28th) on Netflix

“Williams and O’Dowd bounce off each other with a sparky, sarcastic  chemistry …”


Friday 28th to Thursday August 3rd
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Boyle Tennis Club

Monday 31st July – Friday 4th August (Mornings) JUNIOR TENNIS CAMP. Booking Essential. For more information and booking contact Tim on 083 115 5374

Brogans Pharmacy Coffee Morning

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Friday 28th July from 10am: Enjoy Coffee and treats and visit the Marie Foundation’s display truck and displays for information on cancer and its treatments

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Dodd’s pre-Croke Park Music Session


Taize Prayer tonight

Friday 28th July 9-10pm: You are invited to an hour of TAIZE PRAYER in GALILEE COMMUNITY, Tintagh, Boyle

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“Boyle Through the Magic Lantern”

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King House, Thursday 27th July: Pictured here are Brendan McGee and BAF Committee member Irene Madden at the King House Auditorium before the first showing of Brendan’s special edited movie of clips filmed in Boyle by Walter Cahill, Gerry Dodd and Jim Duffy between the late 1950’s and the late 1970’s
• “Packed Houses” attested to and declared their appreciation for this fine production by our own Brendan McGee …
• Well done and well deserved Brendan!!!


The Bazaar, Bridge Street

Wednesday 26th July: Aideen Rushe and Michael Reynolds were hospitable hosts to a great group of local Trad musicians as one of the Bazaar’s special Boyle Arts Festival fringe events

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“Boyle – Above & Beyond”

Darren Purcell’s movie played to a capacity audience in the King House on Wednesday 26th July. Demand for tickets necessitated two more showings. This 25 minute film is a masterpiece and will be appreciated by all who hail from this town we love so well. Darren shows the area to maximum advantage with aerial drone film and ground-based material as can be produced only by an artist, craftsperson and visionary ,,, a fitting description for Darren Purcell
• Shock/Horror: Darren and family members kindly posed for a photo that I knew couldn’t take when my camera displayed the “No Card” message … and I didn’t have one with me!!!
• Here is a Preview Clip from version one of the movie …


Roscommon v Mayo Sunday 30th July

Let’s get the flags a-flying ahead of Sunday’s Senior GAA game … and send best wishes to Boyle players Enda, Donal and Cian.

Iarnród Éireann – Trains for Sunday’s game
Roscommon Vs. Mayo, Croke Park, Dublin. Throw in 16:00hrs.
Additional Services;
09.45hrs Sligo to Dublin Connolly (Boyle 10.2ohrs)
09.55hrs Boyle to Dublin Connolly
16.00hrs Dublin Connolly to Sligo is deferred until 18.05hrs.

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Boyle Dry Cleaners, Elphin Street

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Boyle Arts Festival 2017

Siobhan Cox-Carlos “I am my Art” exhibition, Main Street, Boyle
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16-60+ welcome including Leaving Certs taking a year out…

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• Roscommon Learning Links, Elphin Street, Boyle are pleased to offer places on the Major Award Level 5 in Information Processing in September 2017. The Course is a fulltime course that can be achieved over 30 weeks. Age is but a number at Roscommon Learning Links where anyone from 16 upwards to 60 plus is welcome to upskill and get certification in a relaxed Adult Education Training Centre.
• To Leaving Certificate students who are eagerly awaiting results and unsure about their future, it’s an ideal stop gap to gain additional certification, increase your points and time to reflect on your career path or chosen Course.
• If you wish to find out more about joining us why not call on 071 9664510 or email info@roscommonlearninglinks.com An Information session will be held in mid-August but in the meantime you can register you’re expression of interest with us if you wish.

Boyle Arts Festival 2017 – Fringe Exhibitions

P7241362View Malachy Costello’s exhibition in Wynne’s, Main Street

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Roscommon Herald 25th July

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Boyle GAA Update 24th July

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The Incredible Chris O’Dowd

That’s the headline on this week’s Sunday Independent review of the new Netflix production “The Incredible Jessica James” Here is a YouTube interview on the movie …


Boyle Arts Festival 2017

Jenny Jessop (O’Dowd) on holidays from Melbourne did a 2-hour sitting at the Boyle Arts Festival “Facing West” exhibition in King House on Sunday 23rd July. View the exhibition 11am to 6pm daily and at times of events in King House until 18th August.

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Dead man had arrived in Boyle only hours earlier

A preliminary inquest has been opened into the death of an English man found dead in his car in Boyle earlier this month.

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“Homeward Bound”

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River Lane, Barrack Lane or whatever is its correct name – it looks great at night from Boyle Bridge.


Boyle Arts Festival 2017 – fringe event

Saturday night’s fringe event in Boyle’s newest music venue, the ‘Front Door’ bar on Bridge Street.
While enjoying hospitality with proprietors Michael and Jacintha Higgins, an excellent trio of ‘country & rock n roll’ musicians led by Boyle’s Sean Nicholson entertained in the venue’s ‘full house’ beer garden. For me the guest spot filled so superbly reinforced my long-held belief that our own Johnny McGlynn is worldclass performer and guitarist.

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Vitya Malirsh – Artist

Vitya Malirsh is a Boyle resident, and a friend who produces superb charcoal drawings. You can view three of them in the Open Art Exhibiton, Parochial School on Military Road – and – in one of Boles of Boyle windows on Bridge Street

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The Bazaar Coffee Shop on Bridge Street…

“Call in and celebrate with us … our first Boyle Arts Festival events”

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Lough Key Parkrun 22nd July

On a beautiful Saturday morning more than 120 runners/walkers took part and enjoyed one of the most picturesque parkrun courses in the country

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Facing West Exhibition – Boyle Arts Festival 2017

21st July to 18th August in King House 11am to 6pm daily and at times of events in King House

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Open Art Exhibition – Boyle Arts Festival 2017

Parochial School on Military Road, 21st – 29th July : 10am to 6pm daily.

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 View some of the exhibits …
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‘Familiar’ – a Fotofit photo exhibition in Family Life Centre

Fotofit is an initiative by Brothers of Charity for users of their service to learn new skills in a fun way. The exhibition was launched by Sean O’Dowd on Thursday 20th July at 7pm in the Boyle Resource Centre, Military Road. The exhibition will continue daily until Thursday 27th July from 11am until 4pm.

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Brothers Of Charity in Derreen WoodPhoto by Sean O’Dowd

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Boyle Arts Festival 2017

Thursday 20th July: Following chairman Gerry Kielty’s Opening words and introduction, Heather Humphreys T.D., Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht launched Boyle Arts Festival 2017 from the steps of King House. The weather held and in excess of 500 people attended and enjoyed the launch of the 28th annual Boyle Arts Festival.

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Everyone at Boyle Celtic FC wishes the club delegates all the best as they visit Kilkenny this weekend for the final of the AVIVA FAI Club of the Year Award 2017.
Boyle Celtic was one of over 500 clubs to put forward their entry for the annual competition where they are assessed on community involvement, facilities, coaching and social media for club promotion.
Boyle Celtic have been selected as one of the 8 finalists and will make their overall presentation to the FAI judges at the FAI AGM on Friday.
The winning club will receive a cheque for 5000 euro and will be given an AVIVA FAI club day visit to honour the award.
The club would like to thank all of the club members who have helped out on the presentation. However, it is the many many volunteers over the years as administrators, fundraisers and coaches who deserve the real praise as this is just an opportunity to showcase their excellent work.
The club would also like to thank, Darren Purcell from Visionary Photography studio, Paul Byrne Signs, and AidanRay men’s wear for their generous assistance over the last few weeks.


Ballinameen GAA Fundraising Campaign

Ballinameen Launch Night of their Fundraising Campaign to Build new dressing rooms in Ballinameen instead of the old ones at their GAA pitch. The launch will happen in the Cross Bar Saturday night 22nd July at 9.30pm.  More details on Ballinameen Health & Wellbeing Club on Facebook…


Boyle Celtic Youth Committee Statement

Boyle Celtic Youth Committee would like to make it clear that the Boyle Celtic Youths are remaining in the Sligo Leitrim Youth Boys/Girls League for next season and for the foreseeable future.
The age groups from U18’s and below boys and girls will still participate in Sligo Leitrim league and cup competitions.
The Boyle Senior team will be moving to Roscommon league next season.

Boyle – a heritage town … ?

Boyle is frequently referred to as a heritage-type town. Indeed we can boast plenty of examples justifying the heritage town title. However we could have more, and you dear reader may have suggestions that might be included in our Town Plan. Two simple-to-organise ideas have been suggested to me in the past week …
1. Town Crier: The late Ned Kelly was a very fine Boyle town crier as he marched through the streets announcing upcoming events of interest and caught attention ringing that brass bell of his. By the way the bell is still in Boyle and is now the property of a popular retired publican.
2. Street Performers/Buskers: Sean O’Neill from Rooskey spent several hours on Tuesday 18th July singing and playing his handpainted Martin Guitar at locations around town. In Dublin, Grafton Street traders are happy to have a variety of performers ‘doing their thing’ outside their premises, and visitors to the area will be familiar with the large audiences they draw. New York’s Grand Central Station, Dublin Airport and many other places promote similar public performances.

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Boles of Boyle

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Revealed: The secret ‘key to losing weight’

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Your body mass index (BMI) is the number that relates your body weight to your height.
A major new study has revealed that eating a big breakfast, medium lunch and small dinner is the key to lowering your BMI. In one of the largest analyses of its kind, data from more than 50,000 adults was collected by researches at California’s Loma Linda University School of Public Health and in the Czech Republic.

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Boyle Chamber Lotto Results – Monday July 17th 2017

Numbers drawn: 1, 10, 14, 18
Jackpot winner: None
Match three winners: L. Clifford
Thank-you to all who support the draw.
Next draw Monday July 24th 2017 at 11.00pm in Dodd’s Bar. Jackpot €8780


Lough Key Forest Park 17th July

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Magees Fashion Shop

Magees Fashion Shop


Roscommon Herald 18th July – at a newsagent near you

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RSG Home Care Workers

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Realboyle Photos 17th July

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The second gate, Rockingham


Boyle Celtic

The Roscommon & District Football League are delighted to welcome back Boyle Celtic into The Roscommon & District Football League for the coming season 2017/18. They will be joined in a twelve strong Premier Division by St Peters FC of Athlone. Best of luck to both clubs for”Familiar” exhibition of photos by Fotofit

 


Joe Simon Building Supplies

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Clarke’s Bar & Restaurant –  Opening Hours

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RosCoCo

“Announcing the launch of the new Roscommon County Council website. The new website is based on a modern design, improved user experience and easier navigation. “

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The death has occurred of Tony GREHAN

Tony Grehan, Ross Lane, Boyle, Co. Roscommon and late of London. Former singer and songwriter. Peacefully, at Drumderrig Nursing Home, Boyle. Sadly missed by his sisters Marie, Frances and Helen, brothers Brian and John, nephews, nieces, and extended family and friends in Ireland and England. Reposing Mahon’s Funeral Home, Boyle, on Sunday from 3 o’clock until 6.30 o’clock with removal to St. Joseph’s Church, Boyle ,arriving at 7 o’clock. Mass of Christian burial on Monday at 11 o’clock, followed by burial in Assylinn Cemetery. House private, please.
R.I.P.


Clarke’s Bar & Restaurant

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Friday 14th July Lunch – Garnished Leek & Onion Bangers and Mash with a small portion of vegetables (as requested) – delicious!!


Tony Conboy’s “An Oblique View” – 13th JulyTonyConboyAnobliqueView

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Tony wrote: “Last week I talked of the letters project running in The Sunday Independent. I also mentioned that I had received a copy of an old letter from a friend abroad, John McLoughlin. The letter was written by his Corrigeenroe grandad to that man’s daughter Annie in the U.S in 1941. It was thanking her for some helpful support presumably financial. The sentiments expressed by such a senior man aged 76 are pretty unusual for his time (and much later even) and the range of subjects he covers gives the letter a socially significant picture of that period.”

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Boyle Arts Festival 2017

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Leo Varadkar is on the cover of Time magazine

TAOISEACH LEO VARADKAR has been enjoying the favour of the international media since he was appointed – this time, it’s on the cover of the Europe edition of Time magazine.

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“In search of lost time at Roscommon”

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Former Roscommon Herald reporter Tommy Conlon wrote an excellent article in the Times (London) following Roscommon’s great GAA Connacht Final victory. In it he describes the match atmosphere and refers humorously to his memories of Frank Feighan and Mike Jnr Smith. Tommy’s article features an excellent after-match photo of the Smith brothers Enda and Donal Smith – borrowed from Facebook for you – see above

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Carrick Cineplex Friday 13th – Thursday 20th July

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AIB Phone Scam

A viewer reported: “I got a phone call  saying please verify your AIB Account and Pin Number. The call came from 0225458458. I checked with AIB and they said this is a Scam. DO NOT GIVE YOUR A/C DETAILS TO ANYONE or money will be taken from your account” !!!!

Oh what a beautiful morning – Wednesday 12th July

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Feighan – Boyle Primary Care Centre opening August 21st

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Senator Frank Feighan has confirmed that the new Boyle Primary Care Centre will be operational from Monday, August 21st next.
“The centre, which I helped to secure funding for, will ensure that the local community has improved access to a greater range of health services on their own doorstep and under the one roof.
The 17,000 square foot two-storey building, on the grounds of the Plunkett Home, will offer GP suites, consulting rooms, dental services, physiotherapy and occupational therapy suites along with a separate dental wing.
Mental health outpatient clinics, paediatric physiotherapy and occupational therapy and ophthalmology clinics are among the other services which will be located there.
The centre will also provide a range of employment opportunities. Currently, posts for facilities management for the Boyle Primary Care Centre are on the Aramark website http://jobs.aramark.ie/category/careers/ – under the healthcare category.”
Contact: Senator Feighan, 086 833 1234.


Arts Festival 2017 – 20th to 30th July

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As we view and offer thoughts on the artworks on display, we should give thanks and praise to the artists … and the person who takes time to hang the pictures etc to best advantage
I took this photo this morning (Tuesday 11th July) as Tish Golden was sorting and preparing viewables for the Local Arts Show in the Parochial School on Military Road.


Know Your Rights: Passport renewal

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Tadhg TV update 10th July

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Roscommon – 2017 Connacht football champions

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Roscommon became 2017 Connacht Senior football champions when they defeated match favourites Galway in Salthill scoring 2-15 to 0-12 on Sunday 9th July.
Celebrations will continue for Roscommon diaspora worldwide, and especially in Boyle for Mary, Mike Jnr and Cian Smith. Siblings Donal and Enda Smith’s prowess on the day contributed significantly to the win, while Enda was voted Man of the Match. A notable member of the panel, 19 year old Cian McKeon was present and pundits predict a bright future for this Boyle man
Hearty congratulations to all involved including this young team’s team manager Kevin McStay and team coach Liam McHale.


Rosary Rally at the Marian Shrine

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There will be a Rosary Rally at the Marian Shrine on Carrick Road, Boyle on Thursday 13th July starting at 7.30pm


What could it be?

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“Lough Key viewing point”

Mary McBride wrote: “I think the ‘Lough Key viewing point’ is questionable. The trees block most of the view and where there are any gaps, the rose bay willow herb fills in. The grass is beautifully kept and I like the “tracks” cut through, but with the overgrown trees, there were people climbing on the fence and holding cameras/phones over their heads.
What do you think? Am I alone in thinking Lough Key is far too beautiful to be hidden?

Golf classes for children

A series of golf classes for children aged 7-13 will commence next Wednesday 12th July from 6pm at Boyle Golf Club with PGA Professional Peter Duignan. It will run each Wednesday for 5 weeks and is open to members and non-members alike.
Peter is a highly experienced coach, having completed his training at the prestigious Portmarnock Golf Club in Dublin before taking up a head professional role at Charlesland in Co Wicklow. Currently based at Co Longford Golf Club, he will be offering tuition to those from Boyle and the wider area.
* There will be three one hour slots and groups will be limited to 8 participants each so it is advisable to book early to avoid disappointment.
* This promotional drive is in association with visits to two local primary schools, Scoil Na Naingael Naofa and St Joseph’s Boys National School by the club and the Confederation of Golf in Ireland recently. Boyle Golf Club would like to thank both school’s for kindly accommodating this initiative.

Boyle Local Area Plan 2015-2021

‘Floodplains’ continues to be an inhibiting factor re town centre developments.
Issues noted in the Roscommon Co Council Boyle Local Area Plan 2015 – 2021, Effective since 21st December, 2015 continue to influence developments in Boyle. Here were published strengths and weaknesses attributed to Boyle
“Boyle Strengths: Strong opportunities for a tourism base in the town. Boyle is well placed to benefit from a healthy tourism industry; Historical value and heritage value of Boyle; Evidence of some new businesses opening – for example new restaurants; Chris O’Dowd has helped put Boyle on the map and has increased the number of visitors to the area; Redevelopment initiatives are a positive for the town – for example the rejuvenation of the Court House.
Boyle Weaknesses: No hotel; Many shops closed and shop fronts are not appealing; Too many residents are going out of the town to shop and work; Approach roads to the town need to be improved; Footpath provision need to be improved and extended; General streetscape improvements are required; The tourism opportunities are not being fully explored; Lack of linkages between Lough Key Forest Park and Boyle”


Kelly’s Londis Massive Sale

Kelly's Londis Massive Sale


Bargain time in Boyle

Bargain time in Boyle


Boyle Arts Festival Bunting

Well done to Boyle Arts Festival Committee. Overnight, Bodo and Gary erected red & white bunting on most of the Boyle streets.

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Scoil nAaingeal Naofa Furniture For Sale

Michelle wrote: “We have a selection of old furniture for sale or take away pictures below.
1. 2 round tables suitable for adults 10 euro each.
2. Wooden storage press on wheels 5 euro.
3. Vintage infant tables 5 euro each
4. Rectangular tables suitable for 4-7 yr olds
5. Plastic chairs suitable for infants free to take away.
6. HP printer unused still in box 10 euro.
Nearest offers accepted!!
Contact Scoil na nAingeal Naofa via email at scoilnnn@gmail.com or by phone on 071 966 2737″

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The Bazaar, Boyle celebrating Independence Day 4th July

The Bazaar, BoyleCelebrating Independence Day in Boyle – July 4th – and continuing until Thursday 6th
Well done to Aideen Rushe and Michael Reynolds for their initiative. “Thinking outside the box” deserves to be rewarded, so please support them in The Bazaar, Bridge Street … good old and new American Country music will be your accompaniment as you enjoy the ambience and food goodies!
(L to R) Aideen Rushe, Michael Reynolds, Sinead Rushe


Boles of Boyle – Greatest Summer 2017 SALE

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Boyle Arts Festival office

The Boyle Arts Festival office next door to Marian’s on Bridge Street will open from July 10th until Saturday July 29th. For more information on Boyle Arts Festival 2017 please go to www.boylearts.com www.eventbrite.ie or email info@boylearts.com Telephone 071 966 3085. Follow us on Facebook.
Boyle Arts Festival is supported by The Arts Council, Fáilte Ireland, Roscommon Co. Council, Local Businesses and patrons.

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Swimming Instruction – Roscommon Leisure Centre

Irish Water Safety are organising a summer programme of swimming instruction in Roscommon Leisure Centre for children in the Boyle area (7 lessons in total).
• 26/07/2017 to 28/07/2017 (Wednesday to Friday) 12.20pm to 1.00pm
• 31/07/2017 to 03/08/2017 (Monday to Thursday) 12.00pm to 1.00pm.
• Children ages between 7 and 13 years. Fee €50 which includes transport.
• Contact Maureen Mc Quaid on 086 388 9907 or email mmcquaid@indigo.ie.

Arts Festival 2017 brochures – hot off the press

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Brochures are available now in Úna Bhán Tourism, King House Tea Rooms, several local outlets and beyond.


Boyle Golf Club Update 3rd July

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Joe Simon – Home, Garden and Build

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Sunday 2nd July – the Gaelic Chieftain

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CIE Tours International at Boyle Abbey, Sunday 2nd July.

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“Nice the see you – to see you nice”


Lough Key Parkrun 1st July

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P7010866Pacers for the day. Today was special – a pacer day and the run took the route in reverse (starting at the normal run end spot)

I should really delete many of the blurred photos in this set !! I forgot my glasses and didn’t notice I had my camera on an incorrect setting. However some are no-so-bad and will hopefully be a record of another great Lough Key parkrun. Apologies to all !!


Boyle GAA – The Road to Croker

The night lived up brilliantly as adveritised … “An evening with GAA decision makers, change makers and trouble makers, featuring plenty of lively discussion from a host of well-known GAA names from past and present in St Joseph’s Hall, Boyle
Game rules and decisions were questioned, suggestions offered for changes and in a lively “Sunday Match” setting, chairman Tom Morely’s Question and Answers format delighted the large audience
The expert panel included Sunday Game pundits Joe Brolly and Martin Carney, two-time All-Ireland winning manager John O’Mahony, legendary Roscommon goalkeeper Shane Curran, Connacht GAA secretary John Prenty, former Galway footballer and Dublin selector Brian Talty and Collie Moran, former Dublin footballer and columnist with The Irish Sun.

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Boyle Convent of Mercy – Lest We Forget

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Stewarts – from Milling to Whiskey

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Joseph Stewart & Co have applied to Roscommon Co Council for planning permission for a change of use for Stewarts Mill to Stewarts Distillery. The company plan to produce the quality craft triple pot stilled Whiskey. They will seek a Strategic Partner who will invest and assist them in achieving success for the development.
No new buildings are required on the Stewarts Mill campus.
Neil Stewart says Boyle has a lot to offer from its history of the Boyle Abbey Cistercian Monks who brought distilling to Ireland, the clean environment and a great community.
When researching the project Neil visited many distilleries in Ireland and Scotland and met with many Whiskey industry entrepreneurs. He also attended drinks shows in Germany and Spain.

The Big Tree – Lough Key Forest Park

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A hotel for Boyle – Albergo Diffuso Alliance

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Damien English, Minister of State with responsibility for Housing and Urban Renewal at the Department of Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government, last week (Thursday 26th.January) 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.
The ‘Albergo Diffuso’, or scattered hotel, is an Italian concept that has successfully revived over forty towns in Italy to date and has been copied in Croatia, Switzerland and Mexico. In essence, it consists of a high-end hotel with a central reception area and with the hotel rooms scattered throughout various buildings in the town centre, over shops and in empty houses. Minister English had already expressed a keen interest in this Boyle initiative, seeing it as an effective way to provide key tourism infrastructure in heritage towns while helping to preserve town centre buildings and put them back into use. The meeting was arranged to brief the Minister on Boyle’s readiness to implement this project once support from government is forthcoming, and to show that the town is well placed to develop a pilot model that can be applied across rural Ireland.
The Minister said that Boyle appeared to be a perfect town for an Albergo Diffuso project, given its intact historic streetscapes, its valuable tourism and cultural hinterland, and the lack of an hotel in the town. He thanked the group for their valuable input and added that he is committed to find a way to make this project happen for Boyle.


Stewarts Oil : order now to keep cosy & warm all through the year

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Boyle Diary, courtesy of Úna Bhan Tourism

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Boyle Library Opening Hours

King House, Boyle, F52 HN50
Senior Library Assistant: Matthew Gammon
Tel: 071 966 2800
E-mail:boylelibrary@roscommoncoco.ie

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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