Friday, October 9, 2015

Update 9th October

Art Classes at Ardcarne Garden Centre Boyle have started again from Friday 9th October for six weeks. There are still some places available - Please ring 071 9667 091 to book.

Galilee Community
Alf Monaghan will present a series of three illustrated talks focusing on Eastern influence on early Irish Christianity and the religions that preceded it. Location is Galilee Community, Tintagh, Boyle, (near the Gaelic Chieftain on the Sligo/Dublin Road). The series will begin on Tuesday, October 13th and continue on 20th and 27th from 8:00pm to 9:30pm. To book please contact 071 966 4101 or email

Food Producer event
The EU Nourish Programme, in conjunction with the Upper Shannon Erne Project, the Local Enterprise Offices and Aurivo, are holding a FREE regional food event for food producers and buyers from across the region on the 14th of October in Lough Allen Hotel, Drumshanbo from 10:00a.m. – 5:30p.m. Attendees can look forward to exploring creative ways to produce, market and distribute healthy food, while meeting like-minded entrepreneurs and buyers, and of course, sampling some of the innovative and healthy foods on offer in the region. If anyone would like to listen to a great range of speakers covering the challenges of distribution, financing expansion and hear at first hand the stories of other food producers from the region they can register for FREE to attend on This is a trade only event and a great opportunity to build contacts with other food companies and support agencies and bodies across Cavan, Roscommon, Longford, Leitrim and beyond.

Time Management Seminar 
Roscommon Business Network presents Time Management Seminar 15th of October - 7pm to 8.30pm at the Abbey Hotel Roscommon. Speaker - Orla Leydon, Office & Training Solutions, Momentum Works. TIME MANAGEMENT: HOW TO GET MORE DONE IN THE TIME YOU HAVE! Stop wasting time and get the clock working for you instead of against you by looking at ways to manage your time robbers and plan and prioritise effectively. For more information see

McAleese Collection
President Mary McAleese has donated more than 60 gifts to the State she received during her 14 years in office and will be launched on Friday October 16th in King House and will prove to be a major visitor attraction.  Many of those items were presented by Heads of State from around the world, including Barack Obama and Yasser Arafat. To have some of these presentations now on permanent display at King House in Boyle will certainly prove to be a major attraction for visitors at home and abroad. Undoubtedly, the collection will enhance the visitor experience at King House. 

Boyle Church of Ireland Supper Social in The Saddler’s Inn on Friday 16th October 2015. Doors Open 9pm, music by Sean Brennan. Tickets available from various outlets including Una Bhan Tourism, Grounds of King House (071 966 3033).

Retail Training Postponed
Local Enterprise Office Roscommon - Introductory Retail Training Session’ set for Tuesday evening next, 13th October at 7pm in the Abbey Hotel, has been postponed – LEO Roscommon will have further news on this programme in the New Year.

Walk the world
walk with us in aid of the Irish Cancer Society’s Action Breast Society on Saturday 17th October at 2pm commencing at Cooney Motors show room, Greatmeadow. Registration forms can be had at the till in store. This is in aid of a great cause, so please walk or donate.

Boyle Badminton
Badminton resumes on Monday nights. Registration will cost €70. For further information ask the Club Officers, you can find them on their Facebook Page.

Celtic Draw
Tickets are now on sale for the Boyle Celtic Fuel Draw which will take place in Dodd’s Crescent Bar on Saturday 31st October. Tickets are available from players, committee members and retail outlets in the area. Great prizes to be won.

The Market is open from 10am to 2pm each and every Saturday in the grounds of King House, Boyle, with special offers on some stalls each week. If you would like to enjoy the best locally grown fresh and organic produce, then a trip to Boyle Farmers’ Market on Saturday should be on your agenda. There is a wide range of seasonal produce, including organic fruit and vegetables, homemade jams and marmalade, organic free range eggs, fruit juices, gluten free/ sour dough/ spelt bread and all kinds of delicious home bakes are available every week. Alongside the food stalls are a number of crafters selling their handmade wares, personalized candles and knitwear. So why not come along and have a chat with the stall holders and avail of their ideas. For further information please a call Una Bhan Tourism on 071 966 3033

boyle golf club
Date for your diary! The Golf Classic in aid of the Alzheimers Society takes place the October Weekend Bank Holiday Weekend Sat 24th – Mon 26th please see for more information.

Well done to our Ladies Team who won the Roscommon Cup on 3rd October
for the second year running. Full results were 1st Boyle, 2nd
Roscommon, 3rd Strokestown. Individual winners 1st Ronnie Clarke
(Strokestown), 2nd Sandra Kelly (Roscommon), Gross Hilary Collins
(Carrick) 3rd Regina McLoughlin (Boyle), 4th Mary O’Gara (Roscommon).
Thanks to the teams from Boyle, Carrick, Strokestown, Castlerea,
Ballaghaderreen, Roscommon & Athlone who took part and thanks to all
who organized the event. The winning Boyle team was Tish Perry, Liz
Dwyer, Claire Cryan, Kathleen Candon, Susan O’Mahoney, Moira Egan &
Regina McLoughlin. The Winter League commenced last weekend with Team Gaffney leading on 121pts and Team Heslin in 2nd place on 119pts. Full results and placings are on the noticeboard. The weekly nine hole was won by Seamus Gallagher 22pts, 2nd Padraig O’Connell 21pts, 3rd Michael Rush 20pts. The weekly nine hole can be played Monday – Sunday during the winter league, entry is €5, re-entry €3.
Thanks to all who took part in the outing to Portumna on October 3rd and thanks to Michael Rush for organising Well done to the winner Brendan Gaffney (35), 2nd Sean Heslin (35), Gross Patrick Egan, 3rd Terry Canning (35), 1st Nine Martin Wynne , 2nd Nine Michael Rush.

Every Tuesday evening in St. Josephs Hall Boyle at 8.30pm until 10.30pm. €1000 Jackpot to be won every week.

Are you looking for a new job? Are you having difficulty putting together your CV? Would you like some help? Then why not call into the Úna Bhán office in the grounds of King House, Boyle, where we will be delighted to give you any help, advice or information we can. A good CV could make all the difference in getting your job application through to the interview stage. We have a template and sheet of helpful tips to guide you through the process. We will also type your CV if you cannot do this yourself. Or you may just want to call in for a chat about your CV. All information will be treated in the strictest of confidence. For more details, contact Úna Bhán Tourism on 071 9663033. We also offer office services such as Photo Copying, Scanning, Laminating, Typing, Faxing, Binding and Printing are carried out at the Una Bhan office in the grounds of King House, for further information please contact the office on 071 966 3033.

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