News…at a glance – July 26th



Kilteevan Graveyard Mass this Saturday

The 28th annual graveyard Mass will be celebrated at 7.30 pm in Kilteevan Graveyard on Saturday, July 27th followed by the blessing of graves, weather-permitting (otherwise Mass will be celebrated in the Church). The annual maintenance collection will also be held with a donation box available. Sunday Mass as usual on 28th of July at 10 am.

Race Night in aid of Macra

‘A Race Night With A Twist’ will take place in Hamrock’s Bar, Brideswell this Friday (26th) at 9 pm in aid of South Roscommon Macra Na Feirme.

  There will be lots of spot prizes on the night and prizes for Best Dressed Man and Best Dressed Woman. There will also be prizes for Fastest Jockeys and Horse Owners in each race.

  There will be a raffle on the night with proceeds going towards the Lecarrow Benvolent Fund. All are welcome to come along on the night.

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.

Bag packing in aid of MS Roscommon

Bag packing has been arranged for Tesco, Roscommon town on Friday and Saturday, July 26th and 27th on behalf of the MS Society, Roscommon branch.

  Please contact Bridin M. Connelly, Branch Secretary on 086-7914580 (call or text) to indicate your willingness to help out with this important fundraiser. Without funds the branch cannot continue to provide necessary services to people with multiple sclerosis in this area.

  If you cannot help yourself please ask a family member or friend to do so. Your help is would be greatly appreciated and every volunteer counts in getting the job done. Many thanks.

Dog Show in aid of Galway SPCA

A Dog Show and Family Fun Day in aid of Galway SPCA will take place at Shannagh, Glenamaddy from 12 noon on Sunday, July 28th.

  There will be face-painting, a bric-a-brac stall, bouncy castle, BBQ and microchipping on the day and the Dog Show will begin at 1 pm. All support greatly appreciated.

DoTerra Oils Information Evening

A DoTerra Oils information evening will take place on Tuesday, July 30th from 7 pm to 9 pm upstairs in the Trinity Arts Centre, Castlerea.

  Lorraine Howley, a Bioenergy Therapist, and Deirdre O’Toole from Yoga Ripples will be attendance to discuss how DoTerra Oils can benefit and impact positively on your overall well-being. Everyone is welcome to this free event.

  A Breastfeeding Peer Support Group also takes place every Wednesday morning at 10.30 am in The Trinity Arts Centre. All welcome.