Articles by Sean O'Dowd





COVID Level 5 Essentials

COVID Level 5 Essentials Essential retail outlets: https://tinyurl.com/yyatm6x4 Essential services at Level 5: https://tinyurl.com/yxphzhvs • Dorothy Shannon (King House Tearooms) and realboyle.com will have a PRELIMINARY  list…





Roscommon People

Roscommon People The weekly newspaper is available for you. Read the full edition of this week’s paper, FREE online:


Kieran Harte R.I.P.

Kieran Harte R.I.P. The death has occurred of Kieran Harte, Rinnatruffane, Geevagh, Sligo Much loved son of Brian and Carmel, father of Maebh, brother of…



Outdoor Mass ?

Outdoor Mass ? Way back in the Penal Days, Mass Rocks were used as Altars. Our current Penal Days are the Level 5 Covid regulations….


Martin Ward R.I.P.

Martin Ward R.I.P. The death has occurred of Martin Ward, Ballybane, Galway and formerly Mockmoyne, Boyle, Co. Roscommon, October 19th 2020. Pre-deceased by his wife Mary…












Boyle Training Options/GRETB

Boyle Training Options/GRETB are ready to welcome new learners to the centre and vacancies are now available on our full-time blended learning training course. The…


COVID 19

COVID 19 Would you fancy 70 minutes panting, sweating, one-to-one contact in another country with 30 like-minded men during Ireland’s National Level 3/4 recommendations? The…




Maisie Tansey (née Regan)

Maisie Tansey (née Regan) The death has occurred of Maisie Tansey (née Regan) Oxhill, Knockvicar and Clegna, Cootehall, Boyle, Co. Roscommon, October 12th 2020, peacefully,…



Tasty Roscommon Rashers

Tasty Roscommon Rashers I bought a couple of packs of these SuperValu beauties … the tastiest rashers ever, and as the pack says “Skilfully prepared…





Tree on the N61

Tree on the N61 This tree on the N61 always catches my attention and was one of my first-ever photos back in 1960 ,,, yes…


Maureen Slein R.I.P.

Maureen Slein R.I.P. The death has occurred of Maureen Slein (née Cryan) Tawnytaskin, Boyle, Roscommon, Peacefully at her residence surrounded by her devoted family. Pre-deceased…



Una YOUNG R.I.P.

Una YOUNG R.I.P. The death has occurred of Una YOUNG,(née Flynn) (Coolock, Dublin 5 and formerly of Elphin Street, Boyle and New Street, Ballaghaderreen, Co….




Dominic Curtin R.I.P.

Dominic Curtin R.I.P. The death has occurred of Dominic Curtin (EI9JS), Derrynabrook, Cloontia Co. Sligo and formerly Killaraght, Boyle, Co.Roscommon after a long term illness…




Thomas (Tom) Regan R.I.P.

Thomas (Tom) Regan R.I.P. Thomas (Tom) Regan, Shannon Drive, Gurteen, Ballymote, Co. Sligo and formerly of Shraugh, Cloonloo, Boyle, suddenly, at his residence. Rest In…



Nation moves to Level 3

Nation moves to Level 3 Irish Times: “In a significant break with its advisers on the National Public Health Emergency Team (NPHET) and after a series…




New Restaurant for Boyle

New Restaurant for Boyle Set to open on The Crescent, late next month, the former, highly regarded “Stairs” is currently seeking Kitchen, Bar and Floor…



About ONESONIC

About ONESONIC ONESONIC was launched in October 2020 and includes the BB-HD1 wireless headphones and the BXS-HD1 wireless earphones. A smart speaker and noise cancellation…
















Roscommon People

Roscommon People The weekly newspaper is available for you. Read the full edition of this week’s paper, FREE online:




Boyle Drumanone Dolmen

Boyle Drumanone Dolmen Our oldest man-made structure – almost hidden, not signposted! Location: From Boyle take the R294 (Tubbercurry Road) west for almost three kilometres after…








May KNEESHAW R.I.P.

May KNEESHAW R.I.P. The death has occurred of May KNEESHAW (née Flannery), Churchtown, Dublin / Boyle, August 27th 2020 (peacefully) at the Blackrock Clinic, after…




Mary Mulvihill R.I.P.

Mary Mulvihill R.I.P. The death has occurred of Mary Mulvihill (nee Butler),8 Green Hills, Ballinameen, Boyle, Co.Roscommon on Sunday August 30th peacefully and surrounded by…


Michael Rushe R.I.P.

Michael Rushe R.I.P. The death was announced at mass in St. Joseph’s Church of Michael Rushe, Mockmoyne, Boyle, a former employee at the Roscommon Herald….


Owen Mc Keon R.I.P.

Owen Mc Keon R.I.P. The death has occurred of Owen Mc Keon, Croydon, England, formerly Deerpark, Boyle. Owen passed away suddenly on Saturday 29th August….





Junior Tennis Lessons

Junior Tennis Lessons Tennis Ireland Coach Tim Clarke will be running a set of six 1 hour lessons over 6 weeks on Wednesdays after school…


Roscommon People 27th August

Roscommon People 27th August This week’s edition is available NOW in shops and online at www.roscommonpeople.ie. Don’t forget to pick up your free copy! • The full…


Media News – Wednesday 26th August

Media News – Wednesday 26th August Irish Times: Government believes Phil Hogan should resign as fresh claims emerge [here] Irish Independent: Taoiseach Micheál Martin insists Phil Hogan broke…



Ladies football

Ladies football Ladies football Monday evenings 8pm-9pm at Boyle Celtic Astro pitch. EVERYONE welcome – no experience necessary, even if you’ve never kicked a football…






Hotel For Boyle??

Hotel For Boyle?? A realboyle.com news item suggests that an interested group of investors, some local, is to make, or has made a bid to…



Are you Learning Irish?

Are you Learning Irish? Then welcome to Foras na Gaeilge’s English-Irish Dictionary. The dictionary is available free of charge and has been adapted to work…


Weekly Grinds For Students

Weekly Grinds For Students CILL RÓNÁIN TUITION CENTRE: “Online and classroom-based grinds commence from 24th August for the Academic Year 2020/2021. Trusted by students and…



Roscommon People

Roscommon People Roscommon People weekly newspaper, 20th August available now… as promised, alongside the Roscommon Herald, two great Roscommon weekly newspapers. • The full ‘Flip…