News…at a glance – April 16th



Coffee Morning in aid of Daffodil Day

Athleague N.S. are having a coffee morning for Daffodil Day in association with the Irish Cancer Society from 10 am to 12 pm on Thursday, 22nd of March in the school. Please support. 

World expert on controlling insect pests

A world expert in the safe, natural methods for controlling insect pests in the garden, is giving a free talk at Ardcarne Garden Centre, Boyle on Saturday, 24th of March from 11am-12 noon.

  David Davidson, Technical Consultant at Koppert, world leaders in biological control, will be explaining the benefits of using natural predators for many of the pests that attack garden plants and edible crops.

  Koppert has been working with the horticultural industry in Ireland for many years promoting biological control and these products are now available to order through Ardcarne Garden Centre, Boyle and Roscommon town.

Walk n’ Talk in Tisrara Community Sports Park

Walk n’ Talk is held in Tisrara Community Sports Park at 5 pm every Sunday! Four Roads Healthy Club launched this new initiative a few weeks ago to encourage all members of the community to come together as a social group while also having the added benefit of getting active. 

  It is open to all ages and to everyone from the parish and its environs. Come walk with your friends and neighbours in a bright and safe environment – and it’s free! Any queries, please ring or text Sheila on 087-4164202.

RSG hosting Clothes Donation Week

RSG are holding a fundraising Clothes Donation Week at the Resource Centre, Derrane, Co. Roscommon from Monday, March 12th until Friday, March 16th inclusive.

Donate your unwanted clothes, belts, bags and pairs of shoes (sorry – no bedding or duvets). For more information, call 090-6625852.

Special Mass for Healing

A Special Mass for Healing the Family Tree will take place in Our Lady Star of the Sea Prayer Centre, Curraghboy, Athlone on Friday, 23rd of March, commencing at 8 pm. The Celebrant will be Fr. John Mockler SDS. Confessions will take place from 7 pm prior to the commencement of Holy Mass and Individual Blessings will take place after Mass. All are most welcome. Contact 086-4054489.

Special Bible talk this Sunday

A special Bible talk titled ‘Who Really is Jesus Christ?’ will take place at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses on the Lough Road in Roscommon town this Sunday, March 18th.  

  At 8 pm on Saturday, March 31st the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses will also host the annual commemoration of the death of Jesus Christ. All are welcome to attend these events.

Irish Wheelchair Association AGM

The Roscommon Irish Wheelchair Association AGM will take place next Thursday (22nd) at 8 pm at Cuisle, Donamon. All are welcome to attend.

Active Age inaugural Ballintubber meeting

Active Age Ballintubber welcomes all new members to their inaugural meeting on Tuesday, March 20th at 11 am in the Old Schoolhouse in Ballintubber. There is a €3 cost per member for room and refreshments.