TODAY – Wednesday 5th October: Windy and feeling cold in fresh to strong and gusty westerly winds. There will be a mix of sunny spells and showers through the day, with some showers turning heavy and possibly thundery. Becoming drier this evening as showers become isolated. Highest afternoon temperatures of 11 to 13 degrees.
Electric car sales increasing
10% of new cars on the road in the region are now electric powered.
Brogan’s Chemco Pharmacy
Drumderrig House Nursing Home
Abbey Haven Care Centre & Nursing Home
Ardcarne Garden Centre
Tai Chi Chinese Restaurant
Siobhan Gallagher Coaching
Sean Carty Cars
Magees Fashion Shop
Drumderrig Nursing Home is Hiring
Roscommon Herald 4th October
Peggy Walsh (née McDermott) R.I.P.
Run Walk & Roll – Sunday 9th October – 3pm
The Toon Team
Boyle GAA Club – Update
Boyle Golf Club
Mary Coleman (nee Verdon) R.I.P.
Charlie McGettigan – Book Launch
St. Joseph’s Parish Newsletter
Ardcarne Garden Centre – Autumn Colour
Gerry Murphy R.I.P.
Luke Flanagan R.I.P.
The death has occurred of Luke (Lukey Joe) Flanagan, Taughnoose House, Castlerea, Co. Roscommon and formerly of Taughnoose, Carrowbehy, Co. Roscommon – 27th September 2022, peacefully in the loving care of the staff at Galway University Hospital surrounded by his loving family. Predeceased by his wife Lily (née Coyne), parents Michael and Bridget and sister Nan. Luke will be sadly missed by his loving family Michael (Frenchpark), Eamon (London), Ursula (Dublin), Fiona, Luke and David (Castlerea), his cherished grandchildren Lisa, Alison, Ciara, Patrick, Oisin, Donnacha, Kevin, Isabelle, Katie, Saoirse, Lily, Matthew and Conor, daughters-in-law Pauline, Joanne, Judith and Suzanne, son-in-law Noel, sister-in-law Vera (Coyne), his wonderful neighbours, cousins, relatives and a wide circle of friends.
May Luke Rest In Peace
Reposing at Gaynors Funeral Home, Castlerea on Thursday evening (29th Sept) from 5pm with removal at 7.30pm to St. Patrick’s Church, Castlerea. Mass of the Resurrection at 11am on Friday. Burial afterwards in St. Joseph’s Cemetery.
• Funeral Mass: Luke’s funeral Mass will be livestreamed on Friday morning and can be viewed by clicking here: Funeral Mass
Family flowers only, please. Donations in lieu to the The Irish Cancer Society
Center Parcs, Longford – €80 Million expansion
Planning permission has been granted for a major expansion to Center Parcs in Longford. The holiday firm has sought to build 198 new lodges, as well as an extension to its spa and sub-tropical swimming pool features.
Knock Airport “Rush Hour”
We are so lucky to have the airport just 40 minutes or so from Boyle.
Sean Dwyer R.I.P.
King House – Halloween
John McGahern Barracks, Cootehall
King House Craft Fair 2022
The Christmas Craft Fair in King House marks the first signs of Christmas for many and we are delighted to be able to host it again this year. It will take place over two dates: Friday evening Nov 25th from 5pm to 9pm (just in time to get home to watch the Late Late Toy Show) and on Saturday 26th from 10am to 5pm.
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Abbey Community College, Boyle
Roscommon Herald 27th September
Did You Know?
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Keadue Entente Floral victory
The north Roscommon village took the top award in the European competition held in Hungary at the weekend. The event is judged on a wide range of factors including planning and development of the area, landscaping, local effort and involvement, and environmental education.
The Toon Team – Council CEO
Boyle Arts Festival Committee Says Thank You
“The country has been through a very difficult pandemic episode that cancelled many opportunities to engage with arts events over the last two years. However, it gave us great pleasure to finally make a full return to a ten-day programme of events for Boyle Arts Festival 2022 and we would like to extend a heartfelt thanks to everybody who helped us make it possible …
Roscommon Co Co Social Inclusion Week
“It’s that time of year again when we look at who will be participating and what will be happening for Roscommon’s Social Inclusion Week 2022! If you have been involved before or if it is your first time joining in, please read the following; Roscommon County Council’s, Social Inclusion Unit invites you to participate in RoscommonSocial Inclusion Week 2022; This year Social Inclusion Week will run from Monday 16th October – Sunday 23rd October 2022.”
Lorcan Egan: New Website
Lorcan Egan Insurance is delighted to announce that our new upgraded website is now live and offers automatic quotes for CAR/VAN/HOUSE Insurance via www.lorcaneganinsurance.com
All you need to get a quote is to access our website via any device – Smart Phone/Tablet/PC and input your CAR/VAN registration OR PROPERTY EIRCODE with your personal details and our website quote engine which has access to over 15 insurers will send you an automatic quote with the option to purchase this cover online immediately via online card payment
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Elphin St, Boyle, Co. Roscommon.
Malachy Costello paintings in Cootehall Barracks
• The John McGahern Barracks. Cootehall, will feature paintings by Malachy Costello, open from 4 to 9pm this Friday, Culture Night 23rd September
The exhibition is a short series of paintings on a Civil War theme, marking the 1922 Centenary.
Culture Night in Boyle 23rd September 2022
Hospice Coffee Mornings – Thursday 22nd September
Mayo Roscommon Hospice Coffee Mornings together with Bewley’s will take place on Thursday September 22nd.
• Claire and Tony Regan, Marian Road
• Boyle Family Resource Centre
• Brothers of Charity, Teach an Lae, 1 Curlew View
• The Open Table Restaurant
• Stewarts Filling Stations in Boyle and Carrick-on-Shannon.
Noel Conroy R.I.P.
The death has occurred of Noel Conroy, 11 Hanly Avenue, Boyle, Co. Roscommon – September 21st 2022 – Peacefully surrounded by his loving family at Roscommon University Hospital. Predeceased by his wife Bernie, sons Shane and Paul, his sister Anne and his parents Michael and Tess.
• Noel will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by his daughters Denise, Margaret, and Michelle, brothers Eamonn and Michael, sisters Eileen, Patricia, Deirdre and Geraldine, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, extended family, neighbours and a wide circle of friends.
• May Noel’s Soul Rest In Eternal Peace.
• Noel will repose at Mahon’s Funeral Home, Boyle, on Thursday (September 22nd) from 5pm until 8pm. Removal from his home on Friday to St. Joseph’s Church, Boyle, for Mass of the Resurrection at 1.30pm with burial afterwards in Assylin Old Cemetery. Funeral Mass will be live-streamed via webcam on www.boyleparish.ie House private at all times please. Noel’s family acknowledge that people would like to offer their condolences.
Arigna Mining Experience – Cafe & Souvenir Shop
A trip to Arigna Mining Experience is always special. I took some photos in the cafe and souvenir shop this morning. No, I didn’t do the mine tour this time … I have done it 3 times.
Full Irish Breakfast with a major Wow factor at the Arigna Mining Experience Cafe. £10. Beautifully cooked and presented.
Boyle Scouts – Registration night
Kieron Brennan R.I.P.
Kieron Brennan Caragh, Kildare died last Friday aged 61 son of the late Johnny Brennan Leam Boyle. R.I.P.
Death Notice >>
Roscommon Herald 20th September
ACC Enrolment numbers increase
“Enrolment numbers have increased in Abbey Community College, Boyle. Five years ago the enrolment numbers were 328 students and had now reached a maximum of 517.”
Deputy Editor’s Nomination
“Roscommon Herald’s Deputy Editor Ciara Mc Caughley has been nominated in the Best Community Story category for a piece entitled ‘Aisling will be Remembered Forever.”
Boyle Active Retirement
“Meetings of Boyle Active Retirement will resume in the Family Resource Centre Thursday, September 22nd from 2-4pm.”
The Toon Team – Charlie McGettigan
Garda Open Day at L.Key Forest Park
Boyle Garda District 1922 to 2022
Medal presentations in memory of those who served from 1922 to 2022
Launch of new works at Boyle Garda Station
A plaque was unveiled on Saturday 17th September marking completed new works at Boyle Garda Station. The unveiling was conducted by Minister of State Frank Feighan TD.
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The Toon Team – “Back At School”
The Toon Team – Robert Troy
Drumhierny Woodland Hideaway
Drumhierny Woodland Hideaway and surrounds are magnets for me. It is a developing magical facility between LEITRIM Village and Beirnes of Battlebridge … a true ‘getaway from it all’.
The Toon Team – Handsome Jack
The Toon Team – Second Gate
Drumhierny Woodland Lodges
I spent this morning (26th July) in a gorgeous new woodland retreat just 1 mile from Leitrim Village. While there I was delighted to take some photos and meet up with staff members Michelle, Tarah (with an ‘h’) and Cathal … three welcoming well-informed professionals !! Wording from the Drumhierny Woodland website: “Discover your new sanctuary at Drumhierny Woodland Hideaway, a 100-acre estate, just waiting to be explored. This exclusive Hideaway offers 16 lodges nestled within their own private area of the woodland with 5km of tracks & trails throughout the Estate leading you to hidden fairy forts and on all sorts of adventures” https://www.drumhiernyhideaway.ie/en/ I look forward to a stay in one of the beautiful lodges and suggest you might too. Beautiful Leitrim Abú …
The Toon Team – AIB
Center Parcs, June 2022
Center Parcs Longford Forest Holiday Resort is located a few miles from Ballymahon, Co. Longford. We thoroughly enjoyed an end-of-June family holiday there. Grandparents, Parents and Grandchildren agreed that Center Parcs Longford Forest is a magical place and well worth time spent there. We enjoyed loads of activities, restaurants and beautiful Timber-clad Lodge accommodation options tucked away amongst the trees, offering everything for a perfect short break, including Ireland’s largest water park, a Subtropical Swimming Paradise …
Sketches – entrance to L. Key Forest Park from the N4
“Non Nationals” – a short story by John Mulligan
Sketching, for me, is a challenging, occasional activity I have enjoyed since I was a pre-teen. Now in this Covid Lockdown era I find myself “drawn-to-drawing” with a renewed energy. “High Art” … certainly not … !!