News…at a glance – June 28th



Information evening at Castlerea Family Resource Centre

Castlerea Community & Family Resource Centre are hosting an information evening with Life to Wellness and DoTerra Oils this evening (Thursday) from 7.30 pm-8.30 pm upstairs in the Trinity Arts Centre. Come along to hear more about DoTerra Oils. All welcome.

Kiltrustan Sports Club’ annual Sports Day

Kiltrustan Sports Club’s annual Sports Day will take place on Sunday, July 7th in Kiltrustan. Gates open at 1 pm and races start at 2 pm sharp. Races include tiny tots right up to U-16s and a school relay race. 

  There will be a BBQ, bouncy castle and plenty of novelty events on the day. This promises to be a great family day out for all and the organisers look forward to seeing you there. Your support is greatly appreciated. 

  For more information check out Kiltrustan Sports Club on Facebook.

GLOBE Parenting Course in Castlerea

Tusla Family Support is running a 5-week GLOBE Parenting Course for migrant families starting on Monday, June 24th from 11 am-1 pm (last Monday) in the Castlerea Community & Family Resource Centre in the Trinity Arts Centre. Topics covered include: Parenting styles and expectations, parenting in a diverse society, racism and bullying, language development, education system, coping with stress.  For further details contact Judith Kelly (087-1842408) or Anna Ruane (087-3842440).

A thank you from MS Tea Day organisers

Betty Duffy and her daughter Teresa would like to thank all those who called to Betty’s MS Tea Day on Friday, May 31st. 

  This year’s event was another huge success and raised a total of €2,465 for the Roscommon branch of MS Ireland. 

  The organisers would also like to thank the many people who could not make it on the day and yet still sent out donations as well as the ladies who were kept busy making the tea on the day and the many friends, including Monica McLoughlin from Applegreen, who baked for them on the day. It was a very enjoyable and successful day. 

The Gussie Diffley Memorial Fly In 

The Gussie Diffley Memorial Fly In will take place on the June 29th and 30th in Carrowkeel, Elphin from 12 noon. This promises to be a great family day for all with music, a BBQ, Aeroplane introductory flights and lots more. All proceeds will go towards the Lourdes Invalid Fund.

  For more information, visit the Facebook page or contact Áilish on 086-3702890. All support greatly appreciated. 

Annual Rooskey
5k on July 3rd!

The Annual Rooskey 5k will take place on Wednesday, 3rd July at 8 pm with registration from 6.15 pm to 7.45 pm that evening in Rooskey Community Centre.

  This popular annual event is a professionally chipped and timed race taking in the beautiful scenery of both Roscommon and Leitrim on both sides of the bridge. There will also be a men’s and ladies’ GAA club team race with two fantastic team prizes for the winners.  Come along and join in for one of the best and fastest 5k races in the locality.

  For more information contact Niall Kilcrann on 087-7640679 or check out the Rooskey 5k on Facebook.

Summer day trip

A ‘Summer day trip’ will be held on Tuesday, 9th of July 2019 to Cistercian Abbey, Roscrea and Birr Castle Gardens. The bus will depart at 9 am from the Sacred Heart Church car park, Roscommon Town. Please contact 086-3861954 for further details. All are welcome.