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Boyle Community Games AGM will be held next Tuesday 7th November at 7:15 pm in the GAA Clubhouse. There will be no requirement to take on roles on the committee. The committee would be grateful if parents and coaches that were involved in the different events could attend to provide feedback on the this years competitions and discuss events for 2018


The 19th Infantry Battalion association will unveil a 1916 memorial plaque in Boyle on Sunday November 12th. The ceremony will take place adjacent to the Garda station and will commence at 12.30. This is the last of three plaques to be unveiled in the Sligo, Leitrim and Roscommon areas covered by the 19th Battalion. Sunday’s ceremony is organised by members of the association from the former A and E Companys of the 19th.  Light refreshments will be served in St. Joseph’s Hall after the event. Association members, former members of the Battalion and the general public are cordially invited to attend.


Corrigeenroe NS are having their 5K Race and Fun Run/Walk on Sunday 12th November in Lough Key Forest Park at 12pm and will be assembling at 11am. Yow can register online at


Mini fashion shows, styling tips etc with Mandy Maher Instore with the Catwalk Modelling Agency taking place in Marians, Bridge Street, Boyle on Saturday 18th November. All Welcome.


With just three weeks to go until opening night, Boyle Musical Society  are delighted to announce that tickets for their eagerly anticipated new show, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat  are now on sale. Tickets can be purchased from the following outlets in Boyle. Taylor’s Jewellers on Bridge St., Mary Magee’s on Main St. and Unabhán in King House. ‘Joseph…’ will be staged in St. Joseph’s Church from Thursday November 23rd to Saturday November 25th and the performances will be at 8:30pm nightly. Tickets are priced at €15 but special concessions of €10 tickets for children, students and senior citizens, will be available for Thursday night’s show. Tickets will also be available at the door, each night.Because of the change of venue this year, there is no specific seat allocation but a reserved area will be allocated to pre-purchased tickets. The earlier you arrive at the performance, the better your choice of seat in this area. Tickets can also be booked by telephone on the BMS Ticketline, 087 2736740. The show is based on ‘The Coat of Many Colours’ from the book of Genesis, with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and text by Tim Rice and BMS are  very fortunate to be able to present it this year, in the atmospheric surroundings of St. Joseph’s Church. For more information please go to of follow us on Facebook.


For the month of November a group of Boyle gentlemen will be attempting to grow and tame some moustaches in a  ‘Movember’ campaign or ‘Niamhember’ as they are calling it to raise funds in aid of ” Niamh’s Journey There”. Let’s hope there is good growth during November and it brings with it a whole host of silly, bizarre, and overly ambitious moustache attempts! Please support anyone you see during the month with any sort of an attempt at a moustache!


Boyle Model Railway is a community project, being built by the community for the community. Boyle Men’s Shed is next door to the Courthouse needs help. Martin is busy with a beautiful river, harbour and hill scene. David is building a farm and Jonathan a football pitch. Can you help or do you have ideas. It’s Ireland!!!


Plans are well progressed for this year’s Christmas Outdoor Market in the grounds of King House and Craft Fair in King House, Boyle. The Markets take place on Friday December 1st and Saturday December 2nd. On Friday, events commence at 5pm, concluding at 9pm On Saturday the markets and fair are open from 10am until 7pm. For any further inquiries please contact Úna Bhán Tourism on 071 966 3033


The Royal Academy of Music will hold their Piano Exams in King House, Boyle on the 27th 28th and 29th of November, also on the 4th 5th and 6th of December, Anyone wishing to avail of piano practice, can book a practice session for Saturday the 18th of November and Saturday the 25th of November, please ring 0719663242.


30km Cycle and 8km Run as Duathlon. Option to Cycle only, Run only or Fun Walk 8km route. Taking place on Sunday 12th November with  registration from 10:45 am in Cloonloo Hall. Event starts at 11:30am sharp. Entry fee is an Optional Donation. Money Raised for STOP Suicide and Local Community Amenities. For further details Message our Page.


Tommy Fleming will bring his special Christmas Show to Kilronan Castle on Sunday 3rd December, 2017. This promises to be a special night of music and song with his band in the beautiful setting of Kilronan Castle – a Christmas show not to be missed.


Monday to  Saturday (Inclusive)  opening from 9am until 1pm then 7pm until 10pmSunday 11am until 1pm Please note: On occasion it may be necessary for the Gardai working at the station having to respond to a call or incident of an urgent nature. If this arises, they will have to temporarily close the station in order to respond to the incident. In addition to providing increased opening hours this will provide greater uniformity and consistency for the public. Gardai wish to thank the people of Boyle and the surrounding area for their continued support.


Boyle Food Partnership was established in July 2017, following the realisation that some households are experiencing food shortages due to a lack of money.  Food supplies are limited and available to those most in need, those who are going without today … not to replenish a cupboard for an unidentified rainy day. We look forward to serving you. If you or anyone you know is going without food due to economic or other hardship, please let them know we are up and running and ask them to get in touch. We will help as best we can. This service is confidential. Tel 071 966 3000 or text 086 738 7910. Email

[email protected]  or Facebook messenger Poverty and Homelessness. All messages will be responded to on the date of receipt.


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,, 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


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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