News…at a glance – October 13th


AGM of Suck Valley Development 

The Suck Valley Development AGM will take place on Thursday, 19th of October at 8.30 pm in the Visitors Centre in Athleague. All welcome.

Special Mass for Healing

A Special Mass for Healing will take place in Our Lady Star of the Sea Prayer Centre, Curraghboy, Athlone on Thursday, 19th of October commencing at 8 pm.

  The celebrant will be Fr. George Augustine, a very gifted priest from India. Confessions will take place from 7 pm prior to Holy Mass and individual Blessings will take place after Mass. All are most welcome. Contact 086-4054489.

Container Planting Workshop at Ardcarne

A Container Planting Workshop will be held in Ardcarne Garden Centre, on Saturday, 21st of October (11 am-12 noon).

  Bring in your empty containers and discover how to choose and arrange the best plants before potting them up. Free Workshop. All you pay for are the materials.

Education and mediation leading way in Education Fair

A major event will be held in Kilbride Community Centre on Wednesday, October 18th to showcase the wide range of education and training opportunities available to those looking to update their skills to return to work as well as school leavers.

  The fair is being organised by Roscommon LEADER Partnership Company. The free event will offer a unique opportunity to those in search of education and training options and will provide information on local full time, part time options and third level.

  Exhibiting on the day will be stands from third level institutes and universities, including NUIG, GMIT, DCU, SUSI and Mountbellew Agricultural College, as well as Learning Links Boyle, GRETB, MABS and Citizen Information Service.

  The event runs from 11 am to 2.30 pm and will feature a number of workshops on Young Community Mediators, Erasmus+ Programme and Apprenticeships. There will be a wide range of stands offering advice and information on a wide range of courses and opportunities.

  Running alongside this event will be the international launch and showcase of Erasmus + Project ‘Young Community Mediators’.

  The event will be officially launched by Matt Carthy MEP. This event will take place at 9.30 am and close at 2 pm. For more information on the Young Community Mediators Project, please contact Amanda Mee at 086-0460046.

  For further information about the event, contact Roscommon LEADER Partnership on 090-6630252.

Ballaghaderreen Carboot and Craft Market

The latest Ballaghaderreen Carboot and Craft Market is taking place on Saturday, 14th of October. The market is held being held across three shop units in Duffy’s SuperValu Carpark, and runs from 10 am until 3 pm.

  There will be a range of carboot stalls along with the CNR bric a brac & craft stall. 

  Also attending we have a range of craft stalls including jewellery, knitwear, toys, cakes & bakes, jams, chutneys, woodturning and much more.

  For more information, call Linda on 089-4447788.

Remembrance Mass

A Mass for deceased Roscommon County Council staff and members has been arranged for Friday, 13th of October 2017 at 6 pm in the Sacred Heart Church, Roscommon. All welcome.

AGM of Castlerea CCE

Comhaltas Castlerea AGM will take place on Friday, 20th of October in Doherty’s at 8 pm. New members are welcome to join and help build a renewed Comhaltas. No musical ability necessary – but musicians very welcome. Following this will be the Friday Session at 9.30 pm.