Roscommon Christmas lights to be switched on virtually on Sunday!

The Roscommon Christmas Lights Committee have been working hard erecting the Christmas lights so that Roscommon town will be a beacon of hope and light for Christmas 2021.

In keeping with Covid-19 restrictions, and in order to keep everyone safe, Santa Claus will be switching on the Christmas lights for Roscommon remotely from the North Pole on Sunday, November 28th at 5 pm.

This is an online event and the switch-on can be viewed via YouTube. Just search YouTube for the MMCStreaming channel, where the event will be broadcast from, or click on their Facebook page for more details

Please feel free to post your pictures and videos of your children watching the switching-on ceremony of the Roscommon Christmas Lights 2021 event which can be found on the Roscommon Chamber Facebook page.

This has been yet another challenging year and Roscommon Town Christmas Lights Committee have pulled out all the stops to ensure the town looks as good as ever.

Anybody wishing to contribute to the cost of the Christmas lights can do so at

You can also leave a donation at the following businesses: Shane Fleming, SuperValu, Main Street; Liam Stephens, Klassic Cleaners, Church Street; Vincent Timothy, Timothy’s Londis, Abbeytown; John Ward, Ward’s Topline Hardware; David Hynes, Hynes’ Chemist, Castle Street; Declan Molloy, Molloy’s Bakery, Abbeytown.

Please mark your donation ‘Roscommon Christmas Lights’. The committee would like to thank everyone who has supported them over the years and we wish you all a happy, peaceful and safe Christmas.