Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Update 16th February

In this week's Roscommon Herald

• Editor Christina McHugh asks "Is it just me or has anyone else noticed the giant drains that have been developing on the sides of our roads?
• Lidl has been granted planning permission to demolish its existing store in Castlerea and replace it with a new two-storey discount food store
• Feighan accuses hospital action group of U-turn
• Boyle Camera club, now entering its ninth year was formed in October 2007 by Boyle natives Sean O'Dowd and Tony Murphy. It currently has about 50 active members
• Increased funding for Boyle-based training network (Role Skillnet)
• Touring Boyle is put on the map. Various maps and tourist guides have been produced by Boyle Chamber / Boyle town and others including a 'Moone Boy Trail'
• Boyle heritage supported by local chamber (Boyle Chamber of Commerce)
• Boyle Town and More website goes live {www.boyletm.com)
• MK Financial providing sound financial advice - information evening Friday 19th February in Boyle enterprise Centre, 6.15pm - 7.30pm - all welcome
• Taoiseach doesn't 'favour' Roscommon boundary change
• John Mulligan's "the Kettle's Boyled' "Spoiling a ballot paper, or voting for somebody who is not in the likely shortlist for a set, is another way of saying 'none of the above'."
Read the full articles in this week' Roscommon Herald ...

Boyle Emergency Services

Ambulance Service Tel: 071 966 2026
Fire Brigade Station, Marian Road, Tel: 071 966 2067
Garda Station, Military Road, Tel: 071 966 4620 / 071 966 4627
NowDoc (Out of Hours Doctors), Inver Gael, Carrick-on-Shannon Tel: 1850 400 911

Michael Keville Invites you ...

You are invited to join Michael Keville of MK Financial on Friday evening 19th February when he celebrates the launch of his new website!
• Michael is an independent financial adviser with over 18 years experience, will hold an informal information evening at the Enterprise Centre from 6.15pm - 7.30pm. Feel free to come along and join all for a glass of wine and some light refreshments - everyone welcome"

Battle Of The Celts - Lough Gara Stables

Venue: Lough Gara Stables & Country Pursuits
• Clash of the Clans ... Enter your clan! Teams of four from your business, local pub, club or group of friends. Protect the O'Gara heartland and claim the shield !!
• “In Battle Celtic warriors threw caution to the wind and their style of combat was highly aggressive and unrefined”
• March 13th/ 20th/ April 3th/10th/Final April 17th €30 per person per clash (adults only)
• Scores will be recorded weekly on www.realboyle.com and Facebook
• For information please call 086 893 8972 / 086 394 2220
or email loughgarastables@hotmail.com

Boyle Golf Club update


Boyle GAA Young guns step up to the plate.


Boyle 2.13 Padraig Pearse’s 3.9. "We travelled to Woodmount outside Ballinasloe neither optimistic or pessimistic just wondering what the story would be in the opening game of this year’s Senior League/O’Rourke Cup.
It was a very good win and great credit is due to the young lads today for getting the side off to a winning start and collecting two valuable points"
• For Tony's full match report

Boyle GAA Update 15th February

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Sunset, Riverside, Sunday14th February


Training courses, Boyle Enterprise Centre (Feb/March)

• Time Management: Tuesday February 23rd, 10.00/1.00
• Customer Service: Tuesday March 1st, 10.00/1.00
• First Aid refresher: Thursday March 3rd, 09.30/4.30
• Intermediate Excel: Thursday March 3rd, 09.30/4.30
• Occupational First Aid: February 24th-26th, 09.30/4.30
Training is free for Jobseekers/Job-bridge Interns subject to availability. For more information or to book places, call Role Skillnet on 071 9673440 or email info@roleskillnet.com.

Did you know?

Daly's Spanish Wine Promotion

Daly's Drinks: Paddy Daly established Daly's Wholesale bottling business in 1956. The business employed a number of young people from the town for bottling Guinness, Smithwicks and other beers. The bottling business continued up until 1972 when the breweries decided to do their own bottling.

Sunday Independent, 14th February

I had an interesting chat with Sunday Independent columnist Liam Collins and photographer Brian Farrell who were in Boyle during the week ...

♥ "Fall in Love with Boyle"
Valentines Farmers Market

P0003881Renata (left) receiving her prize, a Valentines Hamper from Anna Robertson


New eir / Meteor store

20160213_150756Nicky Campbell, Retail Channel Manager and store manager Raymie Maughan from Boyle

Delighted to see the new eir Meteor store, Main street, Carrick-on-Shannon servicing all local areas of both counties Leitrim & Roscommon. Call in to say hello and get great deals on mobile and broadband packages. Bundles from as little as €30 per month. 

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♥ "Fall in Love with Boyle"
Marians Fashions - Valentine's window display


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An Craoibhín Breakfast


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Clarke's Bar & Restaurant, Beefburger Lunch


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Paella & Wine, Daly's Lounge

DSC02610Valentine's Weekend Special, Friday 12th February
Paella choices were delicious Seafood or Chicken and Chirizo

♥ "Fall in Love with Boyle"

Fantastic Friday at Magees

Fantastic Friday 12th February, Great bargains instore. €20, €30 and €40 bargain rails. Up to 70% off selected stock.


This week's headers for your consideration: Win for Roscommon in Killarney : O’Rourke Cup Division One League : GAA Errata : The death of Mayo’s Father Peter Quinn : Liverpool Fans and ticket Prices : Rugby : Shane Curran Joins the Race


♥ "Fall in Love with Boyle"
Visit www.boyletm.com

New Chamber of Commerce/Boyle Town and More website goes live
Boyle Chamber are delighted with the enhanced & updated website for Boyle Town, including Attractions, Activities, Events, Where to Stay & What to do. The Website, we hope will be a comprehensive guide for both the potential visitor, the tourist and the community. Boyle Chamber are asking all business to take a look at the site and ensure they are included and also ensure their contact information is correct. The information has been collated and input on a voluntary basis, and we cannot take responsibility for omissions or errors but are very happy to rectify once notified. Should you need to contact us please do so by e-mailing hello@boyletm.com. There is no charge to have your business or activity listed and we do hope the town is happy with the site.

♥ "Fall in Love with Boyle"
Boyle Country Meats

Boyle Country Meats Valentines

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Fall in Love With Boyle Weekend

20160211_181255Honey Beef Chilli - Tai Chi Court Restaurant, Boyle

Valentines will be a very special weekend in Boyle with loads of activity and special offers from traders all over town.
• I kick-stared my weekend in the Tai Chi Court Restaurant with a delicious Honey Beef Chilli with Egg Fried Rice, followed by a dessert of Patricia's Homebaked Bailey's Cheesecake
• Sure -- I'm putting Lent on hold for the weekend and have plans for foodie delights: ... Friday Lunch in Clarke's Bar & Restaurant, and later the Paella event in Daly's Lounge ... Saturday breakfast in town followed by a trip to the Farmers Market for Homebakes and Organic Vegetables before a visit Boyle Country Meats on Main Street for my Sunday Roast.
• Might see you for a hello if you are in town ...

♥ "Fall in Love with Boyle"
Boles of Boyle

Boles of Boyle Valentines window

Setting a very high standard of window dressing for this Valentine's Weekend ... full off love and looking forward to the end of winter!
• I hope to take more photos of Valentine-themed window displays for you to view. As they say, "Watch This Space".