News…at a glance – August 2nd




Car Boot Sale for Cancer Support

There will be a Car Boot Sale in aid of Roscommon Cancer Support Centre at Casey’s Supermac’s this Saturday (August 3rd) from 9 am to 3 pm. Cost is €15 per car/van, and there is no need to book.


Kilkerrin/Clonberne Cemetery Masses

The annual Cemetery Masses in Kilkerrin/Clonberne Parish will take place in Kilkerrin Cemetery on Monday, August 5th at 12 noon and in Clonberne Cemetery on Sunday, August 11th at 11 am (weather permitting). Please let people know who may wish to come home for this occasion. Cemetery maintenance envelopes will be taken up at these Masses.


Special Mass for Healing in Curraghboy

A Special Mass for Healing will take place at Our Lady Star of the Sea Prayer Centre on Friday, August 9th, commencing at 8 pm. The celebrant will be Fr. John Walsh. Confessions will be available from 7 pm prior to the commencement of Holy Mass. Individual blessings for healing and Benediction will take place after Mass. All are most welcome. Contact 086-4054489


Cemetery Sunday Mass

Cemetery Sunday Mass will take place in Cloontuskert Cemetery on Sunday, August 11th, at 6 pm.

7th annual Darragh Kenny Memorial Cycle

The 7th annual Darragh Kenny Memorial Cycle, supported by Lecarrow Lazers and in aid of Croí, will take place on Saturday, August 17th from Lecarrow.

  The cycle is organised each year by the family and friends of Darragh Kenny, who passed away suddenly in January 2013.

  There will also be one other event taking place in Lecarrow in aid of Croí in the run-up to the Darragh Kenny Memorial Cycle. A darts tournament will take place in Coffey’s Pub on Saturday, August 10th. All are welcome.

  The cycle will feature three different scenic routes including 40k, 80k and 150k and each will start and finish from St. John’s Community Centre in Lecarrow. The 150k route, which will take in counties Roscommon, Longford and Leitrim, will start at 10 am while the 80k will begin at 12 pm and the 40k at 2 pm. The staggered start times will allow each cyclist to rendezvous in Knockcroghery ahead of the finish.


Kilcroan Cemetery clean-up this Saturday

The Kilcroan Cemetery clean-up continues on Saturday, August 11th and the rota is as follows: Margaret Joyce, Bernie Flynn, Marie Finan, Mary Rowntree, Eileen Joyce, Eileen Kane, Breda Muldoon, Johnny Kenny, Shane Gunning, Des Joyce, Michael Gillooley, Marty Nally, Noel, Egan, Seamus Connolly, Liam O’Brien, Tommy Joyce, Tom Flynn and Kieran Mahon.


Open Day at RSG Flexible Learning College

 RSG Flexible Learning College at the RSG Centre in Derrane will host an Open Day for QQI Healthcare Support Level 5 on Thursday, August 8th from 10 am-5 pm. All are welcome.

  RSG Flexible Learning College are providers of Manual Handling and Safe Patient Moving, Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults and IT training.

  For more information on RSG Flexible Learning College visit or call 090-6625852 Ext. 221/086-1668428 or email