News…at a glance – November 15th



Table quiz in aid of Knockcroghery NS

A fun table quiz in aid of Knockcroghery NS will take place in Murray’s Bar at 9 pm on Saturday, November 23rd. There will be a raffle with super spot prizes on the night. Teams of four cost €40 and can be made up on the night. All support very welcome.


Breastfeeding ‘Mum2Mum’ Group monthly meeting

The Roscommon Friends of Breastfeeding Mum2Mum Group will hold its monthly meet-up in Sensory Me in Roscommon town. All babies, children, parents, and parents-to-be are welcome to join us at 10.30 am on Saturday, November 16th to share information and support.

  The group meets on the third Saturday of every month. Contact Julie O’Donoghue on 087-7554385 for further information or find the group on Facebook.


Disability Support Group Memorial Mass

The County Roscommon Disability Support Group CLG is celebrating its annual Memorial Mass for all service users, families, friends, board of management and staff members in Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Derrane at 11 am on Wednesday, November 20th. May they rest in peace.

  Families and friends of the deceased are welcome to attend this Mass.

  The choir will be provided by RSG’s music group ‘Guess Who’s Back’.

Ballintubber Ladies Club Christmas Cake Sale

Ballintubber Ladies Club is holding its annual Christmas Cake Sale in Kenny’s Lounge, Ballintubber after Masses on Saturday and Sunday, November 23rd and 24th and, as usual, all proceeds raised will go toward the club’s annual Christmas Party. 

  There will be a great selection of Christmas puddings, cakes, porter cakes, Pavlova, cheesecakes, brown bread, scones and much more on sale, all freshly baked. Please come along and support. There will be a chance to win a Christmas Cake on the day.  

  The Ballintubber Ladies Club’s annual Christmas Party will be held in Kenny’s Lounge, Ballintubber on Friday, December 6th after 7 pm Mass and all are welcome. 

  As always, a great night is promised and the Ladies Club look forward to meeting you all on the night.


Remembrance Mass for County Council staff


A Mass for deceased Roscommon County Council staff and members has been arranged for Friday, November 22nd at 6 pm in the Sacred Heart Church, Roscommon town. 

  Refreshments will be served at the Roscommon County Council Offices, Áras an Chontae following Mass. All welcome.


Cam Bóthar Committee’s fundraising auction


The Cam Bóthar Committee is holding a fundraising auction this Saturday (16th) in McDermott’s Lounge, Curraghboy with animals, and other items up for auction.

  Music will be provided by Pat The Man in the lounge on the night and there will be a number of raffle prizes up for grabs. Your support would be gratefully appreciated.


Roscommon Heritage Group meeting on Tuesday


The Roscommon Heritage Group will meet on Tuesday, November 19th at 8.30 pm in Gleeson’s Restaurant and Rooms in Roscommon town. The group aims to conserve archaeology for future generations.

  If interested in joining the group please contact Theresa (group secretary) on 087-7554393 or email All welcome.