News…at a glance – September 20th





Roscommon Community College presents ‘Grease’

Roscommon Community College students will stage their production of the hit musical ‘Grease’ at Roscommon Arts Centre from Wednesday, September 25th to Saturday, 28th. School matinee performances take place at 12 pm on Wednesday 25th and Thursday 26th priced at €5 while evening performances take place each evening from 8 pm priced €15/€12. A limited number of tickets are still available.

Arts Cabaret at JJ Harlow’s this Friday

M2 which features artists Noel Molloy and Patrick Anderson McQuoid, in conjunction with Culture Night (September 20th) and Roscommon Arts Office, will host a night of Arts Cabaret including performance, poetry, music and video in JJ Harlow’s Bar, The Square, Roscommon this Friday, September 20th from 7 pm to 11 pm.

  This is a free event and all are welcome. For more information, see

Ted Webb and Manning Cup team 40th reunion

The 40th reunion of the victorious Roscommon Ted Webb Cup and Fr. Manning Cup team will take place next Saturday night in Hannon’s Hotel, with dinner at 8 pm sharp. Roscommon County Board will also make a special presentation to the family of Sean Young on the night. Sean was the manager of the team.

  There will be a three course meal and tickets priced at €25 are available. There is a limited number left. If any ex-players or supporters are interested in attending, please contact 087-7790628.

Thank you from Oran and Ardkieran Cemeteries committee

Sincere thanks to all the people who contributed to the collection for Oran and Ardkieran cemeteries at Garland Sunday Mass at Oran Well on July 28th. The organisers also sincerely thank volunteers who have given much free time to the maintenance and upkeep of the war cemeteries in recent weeks.

  A meeting will be held in Clooneycolgan Community Centre at 9.30 pm sharp on Wednesday, September 25th with a view to further enhancing these cemeteries in the coming months.

  People from Ballinaheglish, Clooneycolgan and Cloverhill are requested to attend this important meeting where future work will be outlined.

  At a recent meeting it was decided to hold a special bingo event in aid of Roscommon/Mayo Hospice in Clooneycolgan Community Centre on Monday, September 30th. Coffee and light refreshments will be served. The people of Oran parish are requested to attend and support the wonderful work of hospice on this occasion.

  Other activities for the season will include table quiz, keep fit exercises with Thelma Keenan, mindfulness and wellness evening, cooking, flower arranging, the weekly card game on Thursday, Christmas craft fair, manual handling and St. Patrick’s Night concert. Please support.