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News Headlines 14th January

News Headlines 14th January • MacSharry says Ireland should do side-deals to get more vaccines [here…] • China reports first coronavirus death in eight months [here…] • Donald Trump becomes first US president to be impeached twice [here…] • Man injured in shark…



Boyle Pleasure Grounds

Boyle Pleasure Grounds Works are proceeding nicely at the children’s play area in the Pleasure Grounds. • Hopefully promised works will start soon on the Royal Hotel, and the Second Gate, Rockingham


Eileen Beirne (née Connolly) R.I.P.

The death has occurred of Eileen Beirne (née Connolly), 35 Termon Road, Boyle, Co. Roscommon. January 11th 2021; Peacefully, in the loving care of the staff and nurses at Abbeyhaven Nursing Home, Boyle. Predeceased by her husband Seamus, Eileen will…






St. Joseph’s B.N.S. online enrolment

St. Joseph’s B.N.S. online enrolment St. Joseph’s B.N.S. will hold enrolment online starting on Monday January 11th 2021. Forms are available on the school website at https://sjbsboyle.scoilnet.ie Due to Covid-19 restrictions you are required to email all completed forms back…




‘Stay in your homes for a month’

‘Stay in your homes for a month’ Measures in place until at least January 31 include: • Schools staying closed to all but Leaving Cert and special needs students • Childcare services like créches will be for essential workers only…



John (Johnny) O’Beirne R.I.P.

John (Johnny) O’Beirne R.I.P. The death has occurred of John (Johnny) O’Beirne, Knockarush, Boyle, Co.Roscommon on the 6th of January 2021 peacefully at his daughter Breege’s residence at the age of almost 103 years. Predeceased by his beloved wife Nora…


Scoil na nAingeal Naofa – Admissions 2021

Scoil na nAingeal Naofa Enrolment /Admissions for Junior infants to Scoil na nAingeal Naofa for September 2021, will open online, www.scoilboyle.ie, from next Monday the 11th Jan and remain open unitil Feb 1st 2021. Details below …



Lough Key & Boyle treasure hunt 2020

Happy 2021 to all Thank you for all who donated to the Mayo Roscommon Hospice Fund this year. We were delighted to reach our target of €1,500. Many thanks to Rhona McGrath for setting up the fundraiser and being a…





John Mc Connon R.I.P.

John Mc Connon R.I.P. The death has occurred of John Mc Connon, Heapstown, Riverstown, 29th December 2020, Peacefully in St. John’s Hospital Sligo. Predeceased by his sister Phyllis Regan (Corrigeenroe).Sadly missed by his Sons, Daughters and grandchildren. Deeply regretted by…


Job Vacancy Ballyrush Community Childcare Limited

Job Vacancy Ballyrush Community Childcare Limited, T/A Toadstool Cottage, Castlebaldwin, Co Sligo . We have the following vacancy: Early Years Educator (Full Time) Candidates must hold a DCYA recognised childcare qualification (min. FETAC level 5 in Childcare) and be willing…



John Boles R.I.P.

John Boles R.I.P. John Boles (Ballytrasna, Boyle, Co. Roscommon), died on December 28th, 2020, peacefully in the wonderful care of the doctors, nurses and staff in Sligo General Hospital. John Percival, much-loved son of the late Herbert and Winnie, beloved brother…





John MacPherson R.I.P.

John MacPherson R.I.P. The death has occurred of John MacPherson, 13 Plunkett Ave., Boyle, Co. Roscommon on the 23rd of December 2020, peacefully in the loving care of the staff of St. Vincent’s University Hospital, Dublin. Predeceased by his sister…










Chef Mirek’s Masterpieces

Chef Mirek’s Masterpieces Waaay back in the years 2007/2010 Chef Mirek created the tastiest meals ever, masterpieces of creativity, following his principle “You Eat First With Your Eyes”. While Mirek was here in Boyle I had the pleasure of taking…


Royal Hotel, Boyle

Royal Hotel, Boyle Minister for State at the Department of Health and local Fine Gael TD Frank Feighan has welcomed the announcement by Roscommon County Council that the contract for the refurbishment of the old Royal Hotel site in Boyle…





United Europe – the Boyle connection

Below is a screenshot of participants in tonight’s (Tuesday 8th December) international online panel discussion on Brexit and its potential real-life impact on business. The debate was moderated by Tony Connelly of RTE, and organised and hosted by Brussels-based Boyle…







SVP Annual Collection December 2020

St. Joseph’s Conference, Boyle will be conducting their Giving Sunday collection this month. We would normally be collecting on weekend of 13th &14th December at the church door but unfortunately due to, due to Covid-19 this option is not available…


Michael Hannon R.I.P.

The death has occurred of Michael Hannon, Knocknaskeagh, Gurteen, Co. Sligo, December 1st 2020. Peacefully, at the Mater Private Hospital after a short illness. Pre-deceased by his parents Mai and Vestie and his sister Mary. Michael will be sadly missed by…



Non-essential shops back in business

Non-essential retail shops, hair and beauty providers, gyms and leisure centres are among the businesses that are reopening their premises to the public across the country today following the easing of Covid-19 restrictions. Cinemas, museums and galleries will also be…


Winners of the Christmas Lights Schools competition

Boyle Chamber & Boyle Christmas Lights Team are delighted to announce the Winners of the Christmas Lights Schools competition. It was the biggest entry ever received from 10 schools displaying great talent and creativity. The selected winners are as follows:…



The Shambles – shambles

Kudos to Lisa McDermott who organised and sponsored a powerwash of the circular features that had become ‘green mouldy’. No better man than her brother-in-law Elvin Earley to complete the job. Lisa will reopen her nearby Gatehouse Lodge Cafe shortly…





Minister Frank Feighan – The Royal Hotel, Boyle

Minister Frank Feighan – The Royal Hotel, Boyle Some exciting news to share with you … An additional €432,000 has been allocated to the Royal Hotel Boyle Regeneration Project by Minister Heather Humphreys. The total cost of the project is…



€40 Million Sports Capital Launched: Feighan

Minister for State at the Department of Health Frank Feighan T.D., today announced that €40 million is being made available in 2021 under a new round of the Sports Capital and Equipment Programme (SCEP). The SCEP is the Government’s primary…



The Grehan Sisters

The Grehan Sisters (Left to right) Francie, Marie and Helen Grehan. Photo © realboyle.com With Marie’s death on Wednesday 25th November, an era of fun, entertainment and Irish folk music passed with her. Marie, Francie and Helen (then known as…



Boyle’s Christmas Lights 2020

Boyle’s Christmas Lights 2020 I will add photos to this album as we approach Christmas 2020. Since I have been asked, and for all of these photos, I use the camera on a Samsung S20 as well as a little…





N4 Boyle Cootehall junction

N4 Boyle Cootehall junction Frank Feighan TD: “The Council has made significant progress with landowners and has been in correspondence with TII. TII required a revised feasibility report in light of agreed changes in design and this revised report detailing the…




Boles of Boyle – ACC clothing

We are pleased to announce that you can now buy online the following ” Abbey Community College crested soft shell jacket” ” Abbey Community College crested Knitwear” Simply visit https://bolesofboyle.com/collections/boys-uniform https://bolesofboyle.com/collections/boys-uniform/products/acc-crested-jacket https://bolesofboyle.com/collections/boys-uniform/products/acc-crested-knitwear  







Benny Conneely R.I.P.

Benny Conneely R.I.P. Benny Conneely, 9 Abbeytown, Boyle and late of Inisheer, Aran Islands. November 21st, 2020 (peacefully) in the loving care of the staff at Abbeyhaven Nursing Home, Boyle. Much loved husband of Ann and dear father of Michael…


Supporting Boyle Traders – Carmel’s Skincare & Beauty

Supporting Boyle Traders – Carmel’s Skincare & Beauty “I am Absolutely Delighted to Launch My New Website https://www.carmelsskincareandbeauty.ie/ You can now shop online for Vouchers and my Bespoke Christmas Hampers. I will be adding more products to the shop over the…



Michael P Kelly R.I.P.

Michael P Kelly R.I.P. The death has occurred of Michael P Kelly, Cloonsheebane, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co.Leitrim.(Retired staff of An Post) 19th November 2020 (peacefully) at Abbey Haven Nursing Home, Boyle. Surrounded by his loving family. Predeceased by his parents Jack and…



No changes to the Crescent Car Park

No changes to the Crescent Car Park Plans for the Crescent area, which had generated considerable controversy were excluded from the overall scheme. Councillors in the Boyle Electoral Area of Roscommon have given their approval to a public realm plan…


Boyle Christmas Lights-Schools Colouring competition

Boyle Christmas Lights-Schools Colouring competition Reminder to Schools & Pupils: Primary school children from Boyle and surrounding areas have been invited to draw or paint a picture with a theme of  ‘I Love Christmas’. The only criteria are that it…




Michael McKeever R.I.P.

Michael McKeever R.I.P. The death has occurred of Michael McKeever, Erris, Carrick Road, Boyle, Co. Roscommon, formerly Newtowngore, Co. Leitrim and Drumderrig Nursing Home on the 16th of November 2020 peacefully in Sligo University Hospital. Deeply mourned by his family…


Evelyn Moran R.I.P.

Evelyn Moran R.I.P. The death has occurred of Evelyn Moran, Mountgaffney, Ballinafad, via Boyle, Co.Roscommon, peacefully in the loving care of the staff of Drumderrig Nursing Home, Boyle on the 18th of November 2020. Funeral arrangements to follow. Further enquiries…





Carmel’s Skincare and Beauty

Carmel’s Skincare and Beauty “I am Absolutely Delighted to Launch My New Website https://www.carmelsskincareandbeauty.ie/ You can now shop online for Vouchers and my Bespoke Christmas Hampers. I will be adding more products to the shop over the coming weeks. I…