News…at a glance – May 31st

Saturday Storytelling at Roscommon Library

Saturday Storytelling will take place at Roscommon Library on Saturday, June 8th at 11 am for 3-6-year-olds. Please call the library on 090-6637277 to book a place.


Lisacul Tidy Towns Cake Sale

Lisacul Tidy Towns will hold their annual Cake Sale this Sunday (June 2nd) before and after Mass in Lisacul Church.

  The funds raised will help buy products such as paint and plants as well as going towards a number of projects the committee is currently undertaking. Your support is always appreciated. 


Cavetown Walk for Hospice this Sunday

 A fundraising 6km walk will take place at Cavetown Lake, Co. Roscommon this Sunday (June 2nd), commencing at 2 pm. Refreshments will be provided after the walk and part of the proceeds will go to Roscommon/Mayo Hospice. Please support.


Cemetery Mass in Ballintubber

The Annual Ballintubber Cemetery Mass will take place this Sunday (June 2nd) at 3 pm and will be followed by tea and scones and a cake sale in the Old Schoolhouse.


Roscommon SPCA fundraising events

A number of Roscommon SPCA fundraising events will take place in the month of June. The society will hold annual Church gate collections this Saturday and Sunday (June 1st and 2nd) at Clonown, Dysart and Loughglynn Churches. On June 8th and 9th, Church gate collections will take place at Mantua and Kilmactranny Churches.

  Saturday, June 15th will see a car boot sale at Casey’s Londis, Roscommon town and Church gate collections will also take place that weekend at Drumboylan, Crossna, Arigna and Keadue Churches.

  Finally, on Saturday and Sunday, June 22nd and 23rd, Church gate collections will take place in Boyle.

Launch of Historical & Archaeological Society Journal 2019

The County Roscommon Historical & Archaeological Society is pleased to announce the launch of its 2019 Journal at 6.30 pm on Tuesday, June 4th in Arás an Chontae.

  The launch will be performed by Nollaig Feeney, Heritage Officer, Roscommon County Council.  

  The journal is replete with articles by 33 contributors and nearly 200 pages and costs €15.

  Music on the night will be provided by the Knockcroghery Ukelele Collective and refreshments will be served.

  The journal will be available at a number of outlets in the county including ETL, the County Museum in Roscommon town and Cruachan Ai in Tulsk. Contributors, advertisers and members of the public are welcome.