Saturday, January 10, 2015

Trad night in Dodd's : Roscommon Business predictions for 2015 : Surprises / Better Buy : Saddlers Inn Annual Tractor Drive

Trad night in Dodd's


A capacity audience enjoyed the ambience and a mighty Trad Session in Dodd's Crescent Bar on Friday night. The front bar in Dodd's is a venue for regular, highly enjoyable traditional music sessions.

DSC01844David, Miriam, Aine, Aiden, Sarah and Alan

Congratulations to Aine and Aiden (centre above) on their recent engagement. They met with friends for chat, fun and a great sing song in Dodd's Lounge on Friday night

Roscommon Business predictions for 2015

Shannonside FM report: The outlook for business development in Roscommon in 2015 is positive. Martin Lydon, Finance Director at Roscommon County Council, has received a number of enquiries from businesses people who are seeking to relocate or develop a business in the county. The Director of Planning is not expecting any major surge in residential applications.

Surprises / Better Buy

Surprises Giftware Sale

Saddlers Inn Annual Tractor Drive


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This great annual event was held Thursdayday, January 1st, and attracted approx 40 tractors, their drivers and families. The Drive started at The Saddlers Inn, Kingsland, and followed a route through Ballinameen, Croghan, Carrick-on-Shannon, Boyle and back to the Saddlers Inn for well-earned refreshments. Vehicles ranged from the new to the oldest, Keith Suffin's 33 year old Massey Ferguson 240, "Mayor 1". Proceeds raised this year will be donated to the Kyle Casey Fund ... mighty men and ladies all ... well done!