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Boyle Community Weekly Notes


Daily Competitions for ladies and Gents is now taking place at Boyle Golf Club ending on Sunday 9th July with food available all day. Big thanks to all Sponsors, members and visitors for taking part. For more information go to  or call 086 8645 797.


This is the first solo exhibition from Photographic Artist Mathew Gammon. It features forty hand printed photo intaglio works, created over the last three years. His work explores, through abstraction the innate beauty to be found in the structures and patterns of the Commonplace. Each of the works is hand printed using the traditional intaglio printmaking process and they are displayed in handmade lacquered walnut frames fitted with non-reflective UV glass. This Exhibition is now on in King House, Boyle and will run until Sunday 9th July.


The next meeting of the Curlew Walkers club will be taking  place on Sunday 9th July .  Meeting on the Crescentt, Boyle4 at 9.30 am. This will be a Climb Grade B at Carrowteigue. Your leader for the day Sheila Gallagher 087 973 4531 Naomi Mc Bride 087 674 6933. Please confirm times with leader or website prior to each walk


The Boyle Summer Show Annual disco has stepped up a notch this year and will belt out tunes from the 60′s, 70′s, 80′s and 90′s in the ‘Dance through the Decades ‘Summer Show fundraiser. DJ Dermot Leyden is already dusting off the vinyl’s in preparation for the night which this year takes place on Saturday July 15th. Come dressed as your favourite artist or group and who knows there might be a prize waiting for you! Disco starts at 10pm in Daly’s Storehouse with €10 entry


The official BAF 2017 programme is now available throughout the town. The Festival office will not be open until July but you can beat the rush, by simply logging on to, and following the link for Boyle Arts Festival to purchase tickets for a selection of events. Check out for further information. The nationally acclaimed Arts Festival will open on July 20th and continue until July 30th and there are over fifty events to choose from, in an eleven day calendar of art, music, drama, film, comedy, spoken word, children’s events, workshops and literature. Some of our headline artists this year include, Brian Kennedy, Declan O’Rourke, Eddi Reader, Anúna, Regina Nathan, The Celtic Tenors, David Power & Martin Hayes, Goats Don’t Shave, Miriam O Callaghan, Rackhouse Pilfer, Michael McHale, John McGlynn, Chris Kent, Inishowen Gospel Choir….. the list really does go on and we can promise you that this year’s Festival will be the best ever! For more information on Boyle Arts Festival 2017 please go to or email [email protected] Follow us on Facebook. Boyle Arts Festival is supported by The Arts Council, Fáilte Ireland, Local businesses and Roscommon Co. Council.


The Boyle Summer Show is now accepting applications from stall holders for the Summer Show being held on Sunday 20th August. Arts and Crafts, Artisan Foods, Agricultural, Educational, New Venture Stalls are all welcome. Marquees will be provided if required. Entry is free (depending on business type). Please contact Margaret on 086 3530190 to book your place. Spaces are limited so book early to avoid disappointment. You can also follow Boyle Summer Show on their Facebook page.


The annual FAI Soccer Camp will take place at Celtic Park in Boyle from the 7th to the 11th of August. The camps cater for players of all abilities and participants are grouped according to ability and age to ensure that everyone gets the most out of being on a FAI Summer Soccer School. Camps run from 10.30am until 3pm from Monday to Friday.
Beginners will learn the fundamental football skills needed to be a player and receive a fun and dynamic introduction to playing the game. More seasoned players will focus on more technical and skill-specific training and everyone will come together in the afternoon to participate in mini-leagues and small-sided games. The coaching programme for the week is fully aligned to our Player Development Plan and offers young players the opportunity to maximise their learning and development in a fun and safe environment whilst doing what every young football loves to do – SCORE GOALS


Boyle Golf Club’s June Monthly Medal took place on Sunday 25th June.  Many thanks to Surprises Giftware/Better Buy Boyle who kindly sponsored the competition. The results were as follows: 1st Eamon Perry (20) 65, 2nd Liam Whyte (13) 66, Gross Sean Heslin 78, 3rd Jim Dwyer (19) 67. Congratulations to Paul Connolly & Cian Smith who booked their place in the final of the Club Foursomes Trophy and now await the winners of the other semi-final between Sean Heslin/ Michael Rush and Jim Dwyer/ Liam Whyte. The Junior Golf Lessons will take place as usual on Saturday Morning at 11am. Newcomers always welcome. This year’s series of lessons for juniors with a PGA Professional has been provisionally set to commence on the evening of Wednesday 12th July. More details to follow


The Market takes place every Saturday in the Grounds of King House, Boyle from 10am until 2pm. .If you would like to enjoy the best locally grown fresh and organic produce, then a trip to the Courtyard Market should be on your agenda. There is a wide range of seasonal produce, Vegetarian hot meals to eat here or take home as well as organic fruit and vegetables, homemade jams and marmalade, organic free range eggs, fruit juices, 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. So why not come along and have a chat with the stall holders and avail of their ideas. For further information please call Una Bhan on 071 9663 033


Get ready for Spring/Summer by doing a clear-out. There is a clothing bank outside the Boyle Family Resource Centre (Family Life Centre) which accepts old clothes, bed linen, handbags and shoes that are sent for recycling. Your support and donations are very much appreciated as this helps raise funds towards the Centres programmes and community work. No Duvets and Pillows and as they cannot be recycled.


If you need help with bills, with education expenses or simply need to speak to someone outside the family or friends about any difficulties you are facing or wish to make a donation -contact St. Vincent de Paul Society, Boyle telephone or text 087 9292627  Email: [email protected]  All calls, texts and help provided are CONFIDENTIAL


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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