Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Update 8th April

Change the Future - Astonishing Fact

• Composting and recycling alone have prevented 85 million tons of waste to be dumped in 2010
a_read_more.gifFacts Courtesy of Abbey College students James Bolger, Luke Connelly and Cillian Doyle. 

Tish Bruen-Durack R.I.P.

Majella Dodd, Crescent Bar, Boyle, has been bereaved with the death of her sister Tish Bruen-Durack. Reposing at The Kilgarriff Funeral Home, Ballaghaderreen Friday morning at 11am with removal at 1pm to the Church of the Sacred Heart, Ballinagare for Mass of the Resurrection at 2pm. Burial afterwards in Drummin Cemetery.

Tennis coaching in Boyle

Tennis coaching for children will recommence on Monday April 13th from 4pm to 5pm. This is a six week course at €20 for members and €30 for non-members. Any enquiries to Noreen Hawkins on 087 6573046. Thank you. 

Boyle Golf Club Incentive

Boyle Golf Club has introduced a new incentive for local clubs and organisations. For every new member who joins Boyle Golf Club  in 2015 the club will pay 50% of the member’s first year fees to a local club or organisation. The new member will nominate the club to receive the donation. To date Boyle GAA, Boyle Badminton and Shannon Gaels have benefited from the scheme.
It is hoped the incentive will bring new members to the club and provide support for local clubs and organisations. For more information on how your club or organisation can benefit please call 086 2039182
The Club also introduced a new under-30 category in 2015. The rate is €250 including poll tax. Beginner’s rate is €145. A full list of rates is available at

Bafta Television Awards 2015


Chris O'Dowd's Moone Boy has been nominated for the best Scripted Comedy Award. The 2015 Bafta awards ceremony will take place in London on May 10th 

Sale of framed pictures & prints

Just to let you know that Susan Mannion, artist in residence, is having a sale of framed pictures and prints in Studio 1 in the grounds of King House over the next two weeks. Many reductions including some pictures up to 50% off. So why not call in between 10am and 4 pm on Tuesdays to Thursdays and avail of the Easter Sale prices.

Thank you from Bright Spark Quiz

SIOBHAN WROTE: The Bright Sparks Quiz organising committee extend sincere thanks to all the  70 Teams + who supported our Christmas Lights Fundraiser on Good Friday (and so kindly helped to tidy up afterwards!). To all who could not attend but so generously donated raffle and spot prizes, thanks also. To all the helpers on the night which are key to the success of the event; to Realboyle, Boyletoday, Roscommon Herald, Church Bulletin and Community Newsletters, thank you for publicizing our event. To everyone who added so much enjoyment to the night. The event was a great success with €3500 raised towards the loan on our new Christmas Lights. We hope you all had a great night and are already saving the Date for Next Year March 25th 2016!

Joe Simon Home, garden and build



Tawnytaskin Easter Tea Party

P4062295Geraldine & Mary enjoying Afternoon Tea in the Tawnytaskin Centre

I hope you were lucky enough to visit the Tawnytaskin Centre over the weekend! The committee had arranged a very special Tea Party with all of the style of an Ashford Castle happening. Tea was served in china cups, the 3-tier stands were filled with goodies - various items of confectionery and of course like any self-respecting tea party, cucumber sandwiches.
Yes, there were a few stalls there as well: Reiner and Doris, Stephanie Quinn and photographer's work on display from Martina Morris. I really loved the way the committee had set up a dining area and a Cake Sale area.
Congrats and well done to Ann, Mary and everyone involved in this lovely afternoon Easter Sunday and Monday.

Boyle Golf Club Update 6th April

Congratulations to Katie Loftus and Joe on the birth of their baby of Lucy May. Congrats also to proud Grandparents Margaret and Colm


Boyle GAA update 6th April

The “Know Your Sport” sports prediction quiz tickets must be returned IMMEDIATELY to James O’Boyle. Last minute entries may be made on-line on
Congratulations to Roscommon U21s and especially Enda and Evan, on retaining the Connacht U21 Title and to the Roscommon Seniors, and especially Enda and Donie on getting promoted to Division 1 of the National Football League.