News…at a glance – October 27th


Cam Bóthar Committee’s Fundraising Auction

Cam Bóthar Committee are holding a Fundraising Auction on this Saturday, 28th of October in McDermott’s Lounge, Curraghboy. Animals and other items for auction. Music in the lounge will be provided by Pat Muldoon and there will be a number of raffle prizes on the night. Your support would be gratefully appreciated.

Pollinator Day in Castlecoote

Castlecoote Tidy Towns committee are hosting a Pollinator Day on Saturday, the 4th of November, commencing at 10.20 am. All are welcome to attend.

  A pollinator plan will be devised for Castlecoote and areas will be looked at that are suitable for bee pollination.

  It will take approximately three hours and the meeting place is St. Ciaran’s Community Centre. 

Kilteevan Tidy Towns Coffee Morning

Kilteevan Tidy Towns will host a fundraising Coffee Morning on Sunday, 29th of October at 10.45 am in Kilteevan Community Centre. Support would be very much appreciated.

Áirc Midlands AGM

Áirc Midlands (Supporting Children with Disabilities) are having their AGM on Wednesday, the 15th of November in St. Ciaran’s Community Centre, Athlone at 7 pm. Everyone is welcome to attend.

  Any queries, please contact Alma on 085-2791490, via email on or on our Facebook page Aircmidlands. 

Athleague CCE AGM and music session

The AGM of Athleague Comhaltas Ceolteoiri Eireann branch will takes place in Hamrock’s Lounge, Athleague on Friday, 27th of October, 2017, starting at 9.15 pm. Existing members and new members all welcome to attend.

  Meanwhile, the monthly music session in Hamrock’s Bar, Athleague, will take place on the night, starting at 10 pm, continuing ‘till late. Musicians, singers, etc., all welcome on the night. There will be a raffle on the night with great prizes to be won. Come along and enjoy the ceol, caint agus craic.

‘Cancer journey’ author’s reading in Roscommon Library

Rosaleen Glennon will read from her book ‘No Spare Life: one woman’s journey through cancer’ in Roscommon Library on Thursday, October 26th at 6.30 pm (this evening). Rosaleen was born in Dublin but is now living in Co. Roscommon. While in her forties she lived in Germany and taught English.

  While there, she developed her lifelong interest in writing short prose and memoir-style pieces. During this time she was also diagnosed with breast cancer. This self-published full-colour book includes diary entries and reflective pieces of prose and poetry written during her journey.

  Entry is free so come along on the evening to chat with Rosaleen and enjoy a cuppa!

See ‘An Ordinary Man’ in Trinity Arts Centre

Beezneez Theatre Company present ‘An Ordinary Man’ on Thursday, November 2nd at 8.30 pm in Trinity Arts Centre. This highly-acclaimed production of John McDwyer’s classic play should not be missed. Tickets €15. Reserve your seats on 087-4027175. 

Special Mass for Healing

A Special Healing Mass for the Holy Souls of the Family Tree will take place at Our Lady Star of the Sea Prayer Centre, Curraghboy, Athlone on Friday, 3rd of November, commencing at 8 pm. The celebrant will be Fr. John Walsh. Confessions will be available from 7 pm prior to Holy Mass and individual blessings for healing will take place after Mass. All are most welcome. Contact: 086-4054489.