Articles by Sean O'Dowd




Last thoughts on Storm Ophelia

We were lucky in Boyle. The town was as empty as Christmas Day while the forecast “bigger wind than Storm Debbie” simply did not happen….



Brogans Pharmacy – Storm Ophelia

Brogans Pharmacy and Natural Options Pharmacy will provide our usual service today. If, however, we are forced to closed for a short time please call…








The Sports Complex

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



Sheep killed by dogs …

Boyle Garda report: Four sheep were killed and a number of others injured by dogs in the Kingsland area on Saturday night/Sunday morning. Dog owners…






Lough Key parkrun 7th October

Patricia Kelly McGarry wrote: “So, the 13th birthday stayed dry in Lough Key for our 72nd parkrun. It was a busy morning beforehand with Helen,…


Future Boyle?

Back in what some have described as the ‘hay day’ of a vigorous organisation, Boyle Chamber of Commerce hosted and paid ‘mega bucks’ for a…


Does Boyle have the x-factor?

Westport has the x-factor: Despite the economic recovery, many regional towns across the country, particularly in the west, are still in decline, with shops closing…



Lough Key parkrun 7th October

Patricia Kelly McGarry wrote: “So, the 13th birthday stayed dry in Lough Key for our 72nd parkrun. It was a busy morning beforehand with Helen,…