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St. Vincent de Paul – Boyle Conference

St. Vincent de Paul – Boyle Conference St Joseph’s Conference Boyle, wishes to sincerely thank all who donated to the St Vincent de Paul Annual Appeal. During these difficult times your generosity towards those who are less fortunate was very…


Frank Devenney R.I.P.

Frank Devenney R.I.P. The death has occurred of Frank Devenney, Breandrum, Boyle, Co.Roscommon and formerly Oulster Lane, Drogheda, Co.Louth on the 28th of February 2021 in the exceptional care of the Sligo Hospice. Frank will be greatly missed by his…


Covid Vaccines:

Covid Vaccines: Medical practices in Boyle are busy delivering vaccines to our people over 85. They will continue with other age groups etc as prescribed Submitted photos, with full permission of those involved … 1/ Staff at Boyle Medical Clinic…


Covid Vaccines: Great news for Boyle …

Covid Vaccines: Great news for Boyle … From 8.30am this morning Covid vaccines are available for MORE THAN 100, pre-booked over 85-year-olds at Boyle Medical Centre facility operated by Doctors Barry Cosgrove and Kamal Javed



Nursing home visits could return ‘in weeks’

Nursing home visits could return ‘in weeks’ Independent.ie: Hope has risen for the return of nursing home visits within weeks after “robust” evidence emerged that vaccines are leading to a significant drop in infections and deaths among residents. Read More >>


Isabel Mc Quade (née Smyth) R.I.P.

Isabel Mc Quade (née Smyth) R.I.P. The death has occurred of Isabel Mc Quade (née Smyth), Springwell, Ballinafad, Co. Sligo, February 24th 2021: Peacefully, in the loving care of the staff and nurses at Abbeyhaven Nursing Home. Predeceased by her…


February 1947, “The Big Snow”

February 1947, “The Big Snow” Christy Wynne was nine when the snow fell on his hometown of Boyle in Co Roscommon. “It began on the evening of Monday 24 February 1947; the greatest snowfall of the 20th century was about…




New Lantern Lights for Main Street

New Lantern Lights for Main Street Main Street Regeneration works are continuing following the recent provision of new footpath paving stones on the south side of the street. • Lantern-type lights are being installed today. The older lighting poles will…


Garreth Williams R.I.P.

Garreth Williams R.I.P. The death has occurred of Garreth Williams, Boyle, Co. Roscommon and formerly of Drogheda Co. Louth, February 22nd 2021: Peacefully at his home. Garreth is predeceased by his father Ken and his infant brother Hugh. Much loved…





Pancake Tuesday aka Shrove Tuesday 16th Feb 2021

Pancake Tuesday aka Shrove Tuesday 16th Feb 2021 Shrove Tuesday is the day before Ash Wednesday, observed in many Christian countries through participating in confession and absolution, the ritual burning of the previous year’s Holy Week palms, finalizing one’s Lenten…


Ash Wednesday 17th February 2021

Ash Wednesday 17th February Ash Wednesday is important because it marks the start of the Lenten period leading up to Easter, when Christians believe Jesus was resurrected. The ashes symbolize both death and repentance. During this period, Christians show repentance and mourning for their sins,…


Michéal KELLY R.I.P.

Michéal KELLY R.I.P. Michéal Kelly, Cloonloo, Boyle, Co. Sligo, February 14th, 2021; Peacefully, at The North West Hospice, Sligo. Predeceased by his brother’s Frankie and Tommy-Joe and his siter Lily, Michéal will be very sadly missed and fondly remembered by…


Margaret (Rosaleen) Callery R.I.P.

Margaret (Rosaleen) Callery R.I.P. The death has occurred of Margaret (Rosaleen) Callery (nee Duffy), Knockarush, Boyle, Co. Roscommon on the 14th of February 2021. Predeceased by her husband Patrick (Paddy) Callery. Sadly missed by her loving daughters Mary Kavanagh (Monaghan),…











The death has occurred of Philip HICKEY

The death has occurred of Philip HICKEY HICKEY, Philip (Swords, Co. Dublin and formerly of Boyle, Co. Roscommon) – February 3rd, 2021, (peacefully) at Beaumont Hospital. Sadly missed by his loving wife Catherine, children Claire, Seán and Áine, parents Bridie…


Feighan Welcomes IT Sligo’s Investment Plan

Feighan Welcomes IT Sligo’s Investment Plan College gets green light from Planners 10,000 students by 2022 Strong Sligo Campus investment vital for Sligo region in merger plans to create Technical University The Minister of State at the Department of Health…


Úna Bhán Tourism Manager

Úna Bhán Tourism Manager Úna Bhán Tourism Co-operative is seeking to recruit an experienced, enthusiastic and dynamic person for the position of Community Services Manager based at King House Boyle. To be considered for the position candidates will need to…







William (Bill) Brennan R.I.P.

William (Bill) Brennan R.I.P. The Death has occurred of William (Bill) Brennan, Behy, Boyle, Co. Roscommon, January 26th 2021; Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital. Predeceased by his brothers James and Joseph. William will be sadly missed by his brother Richard…


Eugene Queenan R.I.P.

Eugene Queenan R.I.P. The death has occurred of Eugene Queenan, Phibsborough Dublin and formerly of Killaraght, Co. Sligo, January 23rd, 2021; Peacefully, in his 98th year, in the tender care of the staff of Elm Green Nursing Home, Castleknock. Predeceased…



Michael Toolan R.I.P.

Michael Toolan R.I.P. The death has occurred of Michael Toolan, Cashel, Boyle, Co. Roscommon. January 16th 2021; Peacefully, in the loving care of the staff and nurses at Drumderrig House Nursing Home, Boyle. Michael will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered…


No St. Patrick’s Day parades this year

No St. Patrick’s Day parades this year WITH ST. PATRICK’S Day now just two months away, Taoiseach Micheál Martin has said that that he does not see any parades to mark the holiday going ahead this year because of the…


EMILY PERRY has died

EMILY PERRY has died The death has occurred of Emily PERRY (née McMaster), Carrick Road, Boyle, former Principal, Boyle Parochial N.S. Predeceased by her loving husband Fred and sisters Olive and Lillie. Peacefully at home, surrounded by her devoted children:…



Kathleen Mattimoe R.I.P.

Kathleen Mattimoe R.I.P. The death has occurred of Kathleen Mattimoe (nee Kearns) on the 14th of January 2021, peacefully in the Plunkett Home, Boyle and late of Smutternagh, Knockvicar, Boyle, Co. Roscommon. Predeceased by her loving husband James (Jim). Deeply…


Kathleen Mattimoe R.I.P.

Kathleen Mattimoe R.I.P. The death has occurred of Kathleen Mattimoe (nee Kearns) on the 14th of January 2021, peacefully in the Plunkett Home, Boyle and late of Smutternagh, Knockvicar, Boyle, Co. Roscommon. Predeceased by her loving husband James (Jim). Deeply…




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…