Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Update 10th March

Change the Future - Astonishing Fact - 10th March

In Ireland, oceans will rise by 5mm per year, meaning that in just a century's time 300,000 people will have been forced to move
• One of the biggest problems stemming from global warming is humans having to adapt and change their ways. In Ireland we will have to change the methods of farming we use, relocate our houses and we will lose some of our wildlife.

Courtesy of Abbey College students James Bolger, Luke Connelly and Cillian Doyle.

Parochial School Enrolments


Boyle Parochial School, Military Road, Enrolment Day, Tuesday March 10th, 1.15pm-4pm

Young mother held at knifepoint

Roscommon Herald report: A terrified young mother was held at knifepoint in her Frenchpark home last week. Gardai are continuing their investigations into the circumstances surrounding the incident, which occurred at a housing estate in the village last Wednesday.

Ardcarne Garden Centre - Mothers Day

"It's the weekend to treat mum and we've got some great flowering plants and gifts here at Ardcarne Garden Centre and a special event for the children on Saturday to Decorate and Plant their own Mother's Day gift"

Ardcarne Garden Cafe - Mothers Day Special

FREE GIG - 'Honey Bees' Sunday 15th March 2pm to 4pm. The Honey Bees play thirties jazz and tin pan alley tunes. Songs like 'Skylark', 'Blackbird' and 'All or nothing at all' as well as some Elvis Presley standards are guaranteed to have you relaxing as you sip your coffee and enjoy your slice of cake!

USA for St. Patrick's Day

Co. Cllr. John Cummins

The Chairmen of Roscommon and Leitrim Councils travel to New York this month to take part in the annual St Patrick’s Day celebrations. John Cummins, Cathaoirleach of Roscommon Council, will travel with Roscommon Chief Executive Tommy Ryan. They will attend a function hosted by the Roscommon Association on next Sunday night the 15th of March, and it’s understood they are also to meet IDA and Fáilte Ireland representatives during the visit. Cllr Cummins wife will also be travelling to New York, at her own expense.
• Frank Feighan TD will be in Boston for St. Patrick's Day and will travel at his own expense

Bishop of Elphin Kevin Doran ...

"Gay couples with children are not parents" is what our bishop is reported to have said.The country's top bishop, Archbishop Diarmuid Martin of Dublin has rebuked Bishop Kevin Doran over remarks and reiterated his criticism of "church leaders or self-appointed church spokespersons" who use language which is "insensitive and over judgmental".

Churchgoers in the parish of Annagry in Co. Donegal walked out of mass on Saturday night after the priest used his sermon to criticise a Donegal footballer’s stance on gay marriage. Father John Britto used his sermon to vilify GAA's Eamon McGee for his stance on gay marriage and told the congregation that he was wrong to support a 'Yes' campaign vote.

It's gonna get dark!

There will be a partial Solar Eclipse will be visible for two hours across Ireland on Friday 20th March. The partial eclipse will be visible in Ireland from 8.24am to 10.30am approximately - and it will be "quite dark" at 9.30am. A total solar eclipse, anywhere in the world, is quite rare and only happens every 400 years. A partial solar eclipse could be seen in Ireland in August 1999 - the next one won't be until 2026.

The Apple Watch

Released 9th March, a dream wrist watch that is also a phone and much more
Choose a model $300 - $10,000

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