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St. Patrick’s Day Windows 2016

St. Patrick’s Day Windows 2016 Sunday 13th March: We enter St. Patrick’s Week and Boyle traders are busy ahead of the big day decorating their…


Magees Fashion Shop

We have some great shops in Boyle. Renowned among these is Magees fashion shop on Main Street.


St. Patrick’s Day 2016

St. Patrick Street, Boyle “A turn in the year” is a phrase we often hear associated with St. Patrick’s Day. All around us evidence suggests…


Mary Mulhern R.I.P.

Mary Mulhern, Cornameeltha, Boyle, (Wife of the late Seanie) died 10th March, at UCH Galway.Reposing at her home on Sunday 13th of March from 12…



Boyle GAA Weekend Fixtures:

Boyle GAA Weekend Fixtures: • Saturday 12 Mar 2016 U-16 Division 3 League The James Lannon Tyre Centre U-16’s v Eire Og in the Abbey…



Boyle Credit Union sponsorship

Left to right: Sean O’Dowd, Eddie Creighton, Joe Currid, Alison O’Shaughnessy, John Purcell, Sabrina Downes, Keith Suffin Members of the St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee…


Daffodil Day 2016

Pictured are Pearl and Mary at the SuperValu Daffodil Day collection point Today is Daffodil Day. You will encounter volunteers at various locations around Boyle…



Bank of Ireland Enterprise Town

Boyle, Bank of Ireland Enterprise Town Gerry Whelehan, Branch Manager BOI, Boyle wrote: Bank of Ireland is delighted to announce that the ‘Enterprise town initiative’…


Boyle photos, 10th March

Boyle Parochial School displays a suitable message Pure flowers – Young artists at work – window painting for St. Patrick’s Day Another beautiful flower arrangement…


Cromleach Lodge Hotel closes

Sligo Weekender report: Cromleach Lodge Hotel and Restaurant in Castlebaldwin has closed with immediate effect. The four star hotel and spa has been a popular…


Seamus O’Gara R.I.P.

The death has occurred of Seamus O’GARA, Copse, Boyle Peacefully at Sligo Regional Hospital. Sadly missed by his loving wife Margaret, daughters Deirdre and Stephanie,…


Superfoods

What are superfoods? We’ve had a look at the best available research to see if the health claims of 10 popular “superfoods” add up. Click…



Abbey Community College GAA

Abbey Community College GAA Best of luck to Abbey Community College Ladies Junior team who will play in the Connacht Junior C Final against Colaiste…



HACCP Course on Friday

HACCP Course on Friday 11th March A HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point) Level 1 & 2 Food Hygiene Course will take place on Boyle…


St. Patrick’s Day Parade

St. Patrick’s Day Parade St Patrick’s Day is fast approaching, and the Boyle Parade will commence at 3pm on Thursday 17th March, starting at Mockmoyne,…



Boyle Chamber Lotto Results

Boyle Chamber Lotto Results, Monday March 7th 2016  Numbers drawn: 3, 9, 26, 27 Match Three winners: None – €260 next week Jackpot winner: None…





St. Joseph’s National School

St. Joseph’s Boys National School Raising of the flag ceremony on Tuesday 15th March at 11.15am for Proclamation Day. A student in the school related to…


March Photos through the years

Popular Boyle couple Tommy & Joan Egan celebrated a special event during March 2010 View realboyle.com photos published each year during the month of March…


Roscommon Herald Tuesday 8th March

Front page: Naughten confirms he is interested in being the next Ceann Comhairle Page 2: Editor Christina McHugh muses “…it’s those of us who have…



€3,000 funding for Boyle Arts Festival

Shannonside FM report: Eight festivals in the Shannonside region have been approved for festival funding. This funding is part of a national €1,000,000 investment in festivals…



For Sale or Lease in Boyle

For Sale or Lease as going concern – Hair & More Hair Salon, Main Street, Boyle. For full details please call Tom Cunningham on 086…


Boyle Celtic – football tonight

Boyle Celtic U14s girls football kicks-off tonight at 7.15 against Gurteen Celtic This is the clubs very first girls competitive game at any level so…


Ardcarne Garden Centre

FREE Fruit Growing Event at Ardcarne Garden Centre, Boyle this Saturday 12th March from 11am – 12 noon. Discover how easy it is to grow…


Boyle GAA Updates

Tickets are currently on sale for the Club’s  fundraiser, a Draw for a most attractive 5 day return trip for two to New York for…


St Patrick’s Day

Graphic: Sean O’Dowd St Patrick’s Day is fast approaching, and the Boyle Parade will commence at 3pm on Thursday 17th March, starting at Mockmoyne, via…


Bright Sparks Quiz

Bright Sparks Quiz 2016 If you were there last year you’ll remember the great night of fun and entertainment, if not join us this year,…


Emergency Services

Ambulance Service: Tel: 021 420 9888 Fire Brigade Station: Marian Road, Boyle. Tel: 071 966 2067 Garda Station: Military Road, Tel: 071 966 4620 /…



Battle Of The Celts

Sunday, March 13th: Lough Gara Stables & Country Pursuits, Lisserlough, Boyle • Enter your clan! Teams of four from your business, local pub, club or…


Boyle Diary

Tuesday 8th : Parish Pastoral Council Meeting in the Resource Centre at 8pm Wednesday 9th :  Family Life Centre 10am – 12pm, 10am – 2pm Entertaining with…












Free Business Advisory Clinic

Free Business Advisory Clinic A free business advisory clinic, by appointment, at Boyle Enterprise Centre on Thursday March 10th from 10.00am – 2.00pm. The clinic…


Boyle GAA Weekend Fixtures

Boyle GAA Weekend Fixtures Saturday 5th March The James Lannon Tyre Centre U-16’s v St. Aidan’s in Ballyforan, at 4pm. Sunday 6th March The Cooney…





Netflix – House of Cards season 4

Netflix subscribers will doubtless be delighted that “House of Cards” has returned to the channel House of Cards season 4 review: ‘Consistently satisfying and deeply…


The 32nd Dáil

Shannonside FM report: The makeup of the 32nd Dail: Fine Gael 50 seats, Fianna Fail 44, Sinn Fein 23, 17 Independents and Labour 7,Triple A/People…


Ciaran Emmett Sessions

The organising committee members are overwhelmed with the response to the Ciaran Emmett Sessions Concert in King House on Friday March 4th. All tickets have been…


Tidy Towns Grant Scheme

Roscommon County Council is currently accepting applications under the Amenity and Tidy Towns Grant Scheme 2016 The aim of this scheme is to support community…


Job vacancy at Vention Medical, Boyle

Lisa Mcnama wrote: “We are currently seeking a Production Operative for Immediate start. This will be an initial one month contract, with possible opportunity for…


Enabling Athlone – Boyle road (N61)

Contractors appointed by Roscommon County Council have begun enabling works on the N61 Athlone – Boyle ahead of realignment works on two sections at Ratallen/Runnaboll…


DCW Wash & Valet Centre

Graphic: Sean O’Dowd Call to us at Stewarts Filling Stations, Boyle & Carrick. Loyalty Cards available … 5 washes and get the 6th FREE





Roscommon Herald – 1st March 2016

This week’s Herald properly devotes several pages to articles and detailed analysis of last Friday’s General Election • Christina McHugh (editor): “There is no doubt…


Boolya – by Frankie Simon

Reprise: Let’s have another look at this great song and video … Published on Aug 3, 2013 The Boolya Album is now available to buy…


Corrigeenroe N.S. Quiz Winners

Congratulations to Corrigeenroe School’s Senior Quiz team who came first in the Credit Union Stage 2 quiz in the Bush Hotel Carrick-on-Shannon on Sunday the…


Boyle Hurling Team

Names are missing from this Boyle Hurling team photo. Perhaps you will let us know who they are? A special feature of this photo is that…


Féile Peil na Óg

Alan Cooney of Cooney Motors Boyle, presents a substantial sponsorship to Boyle GAA Club’s Feile team officials at Boyle GAA centre on Monday February 22nd….


Boyle Community games

Boyle Community games are putting together squads for the Community Games Soccer, boy’s u10 Indoor soccer, boy’s u13 indoor soccer and boy’s u12 outdoor soccer….


Why Choose Boyle?

Here are some reasons: Boyle’s West of Ireland location, beautiful local scenery, access to the N4 National Primary route, all of the 7 up and…



Sr. Carmel DODD SSL R.I.P.

The death has occurred of Sr. Carmel DODD SSL, St. Louis Convent, Dundalk, Louth / Boyle Suddenly, at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda. Very…



Ireland’s Toughest Muckers

The sun shone brightly, in fact conditions were just about perfect for the almost the 200 Toughest Muckers competitors in beautiful Lough Key Forest Park,…




Roscommon Galway Election

The final poll for Roscommon Galway in the official order: • Naughten, Denis (IND) • Fitzmaurice, Michael (IA) • Murphy, Eugene (FF)







Marc Egan “The Voice of Ireland”

graphic: sean o’dowd Popular acclaimed Boyle singer Marc Egan will feature in “The Battles Round” of “The Voice of Ireland” this Sunday 28th February on…


Rates for Businesses

Most businesses have recently received correspondence from the Valuation Office in relation to the proposed rates revaluation in County Roscommon. Boyle Chamber of Commerce last…


St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2016

Start getting your Float ready … graphic: sean o’dowd The Boyle St.Patrick’s Day Committee are in full action mode, organising the Parade which will take…


Election Candidate Press Releases:

General Election on Friday 26th, check out recent statements from candidates … Denis Naughten [here…] Eddie Conroy [here…] Eugene Murphy [here…] Maura Hopkins [here…] Michael…



Tony Conboy – “An Oblique View”

Alongside several diverse articles of local, national and international interest, Tony remembers Kieran Emmett, a member of the very wellknown and regarded Emmett family of…



Roscommon Herald – the future

Christina McHugh (editor) wrote: In relation to your recent posting regarding the Roscommon Herald could I just clarify for your readers that while we will…