News…at a glance


Rural Residents’ meeting

The Rural Residents Group meet regularly on the second Thursday of each month. New members welcome. Please write to 19/20 Castleview Terrace, Castle Street, Roscommon for details. The Rural Residents Group does not excuse or condone drink driving.

2018 enrollment at Kilmurray NS

Kilmurray National School, Lisalway, Castlerea will be enrolling for September 2018 from January 8th to 9th. Enquiries can be made by phoning 094-9651316 or at the school between 2.30 pm – 3 pm.

Lough Ree RNLI Lifeboat Table Quiz

Lough Ree RNLI are delighted to announce that they will be hosting their 5th annual table quiz in the Bounty Bar & Restaurant (Buccaneers Rugby Club) at 8 pm on Thursday, 4th of January, with €40 per table. Ease yourself into the New Year and test your general knowledge. All are welcome. Your support is greatly appreciated.

Anam Cara monthly meeting

Anam Cara Galway, an organisation that supports bereaved parents, is hosting its first monthly meeting of 2018 on Wednesday 10th of January from 7.30 pm – 9 pm in the Clayton Hotel, Ballybritt, Galway.

  The meeting offers parents a safe and comfortable forum where they can connect with other bereaved parents who will understand the depth of their grief and loss.

  Anam Cara services are offered free of charge, for more information see or call 085-2888888.

Historical Society AGM rescheduled

Due to recent bad weather the Co. Roscommon Historical and Archaeological Society AGM and talk has been rescheduled for 8 pm on Tuesday, January 9th in The Percy French Hotel, Strokestown. All welcome.

Church Gate Collection for Underwater Search and Recovery Unit

The Roscommon Underwater Search and Recovery Unit will hold their annual Church Gate Collection on the weekend of the 6th and 7th of January 2018.

  All monies collected will go towards the maintenance of the unit. We would like to thank you all for your generous support in the past and hope that you will be able to support this collection.