‘Tree of Light’ illumination in Knockcroghery

The community of Knockcroghery and surrounding areas will gather on this Sunday, 26th of November for the annual ‘Tree of Light’ illumination in the village in aid of Mayo Roscommon Hospice.

The event will begin with carol singing in the Knockcroghery Community Centre at 5 pm before the lights are switched on at 6 pm on the village green.

Santa Claus will make a special pre-Christmas visit to Knockcroghery on the evening!

The committee has called on the people of Knockcroghery and surrounding areas to give the gift of love this Christmas while supporting the Mayo Roscommon Hospice – you can do so by sponsoring a light on the Tree of Light in Knockcroghery for a friend, family member, someone you know or in memory of a loved one.

Organiser Jackie Doyle said: “We are asking for your support for the Palliative Care services in our area. You can purchase a light for €5 for your family, friends, or in memory of a loved one. The light will shine over the Christmas period and it can be for people who are living or deceased”.

A special Mass for all will be celebrated in St Patrick’s Church, Knockcroghery at 7 pm on Thursday, the 28th of December.

Cards are available from Jackie on 086-8756797 and Patricia on 087-1252304. A number of Christmas cards are also available and all proceeds go towards Mayo Roscommon Hospice.

Meanwhile, the ‘Cór Comáin Choir’ will perform a Christmas Concert in St Patrick’s Church, Knockcroghery on Friday, 15th of December at 8 pm. Tickets (€10) are available from Jackie on 086-8756797 and Patricia on 087-1252304.