Roscommon town notes

Fair trade Fair-trade Brand guarantees a fair deal for farmers and workers in the developing world. On Friday 8th June, the Roscommon Fairtrade Steering Group will have a stall (with Fairtrade free samples) at the farmers’ market. This will be followed by a short talk at 3.30 pm for any business interested in stocking fair-trade products. All welcome.   Recent deaths Please pray for the happy repose of the soul of: Annie Dolan, Clonark, Athlone, mother of Theresa McDermott, Ballygalda. We offer sincere sympathy to her bereaved family.   Novena A novena to the Sacred Heart starts in the Roscommon parish on Thursday, 7th June and concludes on Friday, 15th June. Catholics are invited to make this Novena in their own homes, with friends and family or in the Parish. Some novena leaflets available in porch of the Sacred Heart Church   Steps A programme called STEPS. (Steps to excellence for Personal Success) is taking place in Vita House shortly and is for anyone who wishes to build self-esteem and self-assertiveness, move into self-motivation and lead a more positive life. Fee is variable and subsidised for suitable participants.     Psychology course A one-year certificate in Psychology course affiliated to the National University of Ireland, Maynooth, commences in Vita House in early September. Places are allocated on first come basis, so early booking is recommended. For details and application form please contact Vita House, tel: (090) 66 25898.   Flag day Roscommon Wheelchair Association would like to thank everybody who contributed to their recent flag day and a special thanks to all the collectors on the day.   Scripture evening Mike Keenan, recent winner of TG4’s Glór Tíre and Fr. Gerry McCarthy present an inspirational evening of song and scripture at Donamon Castle on Monday 11th June at 8 p.m. Tickets €10. To book, please phone (090) 66 62222 or (087) 2710442.   Talk in Gleeson’s Larry Cummins, author of ‘Please pray for us, we need your help’ will give a talk in Gleeson’s Townhouse, Roscommon on Thursday, 7th June, 2007 at 7.30 p.m. All are welcome.   Money found Sum of money found Castle Street area. Enquiries to (090) 66 26298.