Sunday, September 27, 2015

Update 27th September

Kieran Quinn concert, King House


Friday 25th September: Sligo pianist Kieran Quinn gave us an excellent and most enjoyable concert featuring self-penned compositions alongside piano and general favourites from a variety if genres. With Kieran on the night were superb performers Cathy Jordan, Gerry Grennan, Joe Hunt and Nichola MacEvilly. It really was a great night and for me, Kieran will be welcome here for a similar offering whenever he chooses.


Kelly's SuperValu donation to Boyle GAA


SuperValu have donated fabulous goodies to GAA clubs nationwide. Kelly's Supervalu, Boyle, were delighted to make presentations to four local clubs, Ballinameen, St. Michaels, St. Ronans and Boyle. GAA. Included for each club were footballs, kit bags, water bottles, training cones and ladders, bibs and other items of interest to clubs and players.
• Pictured above are Oisin Cregg, Len Sutton, Conor McPhearson (Boyle GAA) and Mark O'Shea (Kelly's SuperValu) Oisin and Conor are 2015 members of our three times in a row Keenan Cup winning team.


Vincent Killalea R.I.P.

The death has occurred of Vincent Killalea, Leam, Boyle, Roscommon / Ballaghaderreen, (Peacefully) at St. Vincent's University Hospital, Dublin; Vincent; Deeply mourned by his loving partner Gertie, son Aaron, daughter Ciara, their mother Nuala, his sisters Bridget Fitzpatrick (Kingsland, Boyle) and Mary Cunningham (Banada, Ballaghaderreen), brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and friends. May He Rest In Peace.
• Vincent will repose at The Sharkey Funeral Home, Frenchpark on Sunday evening from 4 pm. Removal at 6.15pm to St. Joseph’s Church, Boyle arriving at 7pm.Mass of the Resurrection on Monday at 11am followed by interment in Killaraght old cemetery. House private, please


Speech and Drama classes

Speech and Drama classes will begin on Thursday October 1st at 5.00pm in the Convent Primary School Boyle. Contact Dwyer School of Speech and Drama on 071 966 6040 for details.


An Craoibhín under new management:


John & Orla Purcell have taken over management of the highly popular An Craoibhín Bar & Restaurant on Elphin Street. Very best 'retirement' wishes to Gerry and Phil Emmett who were the familiar and much loved faces running the business for the past number of years. They set a very high standard for quality, service and friendliness, and as they say "will be a hard act to follow"!


Purple flag for Carrick

Our neighbouring town Carrick-on-Shannon has achieved the prestigious Purple Flag status indicating a safe and entertaining night time environment.
The Purple Flag is a town and city centre award in Ireland and the UK – similar to the Blue Flag for beaches – which aims to raise the standard and broaden the appeal of town and city centres between the hours of 6pm and 5am.


Boyle GAA Weekend fixtures:

The National Automation Limited minors will play St Faithleachs in the Division 2 Championship play-off in Kilglass on Saturday at 4pm.All support welcome.
The Cooney Motors/ Cooney’s Centra Juniors will play Oran in the Junior B Championship semi final at 12 noon on Sunday in the Abbey Park.
Also on Sunday the U12s travel to Johnstown to take on Clann na nGael in the Division 1 semi final at 11am.