Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Update 19th January

Tuesday's Weather

Mainly dry. Fog over mountains and hills. Feeling cool as temperatures only reach 6 to 8 degrees. Winds will be light east to southeast or variable.

Phone Taps

Enda Kenny says the law should be changed so that the Garda Ombudsman doesn’t have the power to monitor journalists phones.

Glenn Frey R.I.P.

Glenn Frey, who co-founded the Eagles and with Don Henley became one of history's most successful songwriting teams with such hits as, Peaceful Easy Feeling, Lyin' Eyes and Hotel California has died.
• "Peaceful Easy Feeling" [here...]
• "Lyin Eyes" [here...]
• "Hotel California [here...]

Boyle Golf Club News

Gary Carty wrote: Mother Nature has remained against us in recent times with no on course action to report. Realistically, it may be another two weeks at least before the course is fit for play. Letters regarding membership subscriptions for the year will be issued via post or email in the coming week.



The death has occurred of Thecla MCQUILLAN, Upper Marian Road, Boyle, Peacefully at her residence in the loving care of her family, predeceased by her son Brendan.Sadly missed by her husband Brian, daughters Attracta and Barbara, son Raymond, nieces, nephews, sons-in-law, daughter-in-law and many friends.
Rest in Peace Thecla
Reposing at her residence Tuesday from 2pm until 5.30pm, with removal to St.Joseph's Church, Boyle at 7pm Mass of Christian burial on Wednesday at 11am. Burial afterwards to Assylinn Cemetery.

View from Doon Shore, Monday 18th January

January View from Doon Shore

North Roscommon Athletics Club

Athletics Registration: Parents are invited to attend a meeting on Wednesday 20th January in Boyle Complex regarding registration with North Roscommon Athletics Club (Boyle) for children age 5+. Meeting for parents of existing members at 7pm. Meeting for parents of new members (limited places) at 7.30pm. We are also looking for new leaders please.


Boyle Community Games AGM

Boyle Community Games AGM will take place on Thursday 21st January at 8.30 pm in Boyle G.A.A Clubhouse. We would ask that as many parents as possible could attend. We are looking for new committee members members this year to assist with running the games and ensuring that the games can continue in Boyle. We have a strong and proud history of success in the Community Games and all assistance would be of great benefit to all the children who participate every year. We will be shortly registering for events for 2016, so along with the regular events we would be delighted to hear from anyone interested in other events including swimming, gymnastics, cycling, model making, badminton, chess, draughts, handball, group singing, pitch and putt, table tennis, group dance, group comedy and drama. We look forward to welcoming new volunteers!
• Boyle was again successful in last years Community Games. A very big congratulations to the following: Diarmuid Sutton who for the National final of the u14 boys breaststroke in swimming, Aisling Feeley won the County 600m u12 girls and qualified for the National Finals and Luke McGrath won the boys u12 Ball throw and also qualified for the National Finals in Athlone. Well done to all the children who participated and apologies if we have left any one out.

New St. Joseph's Church Choir - Singers Invited To Join

"We are pleased to announce that we are working with a group of local musicians and singers to form a new Church Choir. The choir will rehearse weekly in the church from 8pm to 9.15pm commencing Tuesday 2nd February. It is intended that the choir will sing for the Easter Ceremonies at the Vigil Mass on Saturday 26th March and on the 4th Sunday of the month thereafter. We are looking for sopranos, altos, tenors and basses who can commit to weekly rehearsals and monthly masses. First rehearsal Tuesday 2nd February 8pm in St Joseph's Church."

Welcome for Fr. Stephen Ezenwegbu

St. Joseph's Church: "We welcome Fr. Stephen Ezenwegbu from Nigeria who has been studying in Ireland for the last number of years. Fr. Stephen is here in Boyle for a few months learning about life in the Diocese of Elphin.
• Fr. Stephen will be preparing for his driving test and doing work for Bishop Kevin."