Boyle Community weekly notes

Age Friendly Business Library
Roscommon County Council in partnership with Older Peoples Council and Roscommon Local Enterprise Office invites you to the Age Friendly Business Library on Tuesday 30th May at 3.30 in the saloon of King House, Boyle. Presentation by Cathaoirleach, Tony Ward. Light refreshment served. For further information call 071 9663 242.
Boyle Welcomes you
You are cordially invited to a Service of welcome for Rev. Edward Yendall, in Boyle Church of Ireland on Thursday June 1st at 8pm. Rev. Edward Yendall will be Rector of the following parishes – Boyle, Ardcarne, Croghan and Aghanagh.
Irelands Toughest Muckers
With less than three weeks remaining until Ireland’s Toughest Muckers takes place in Boyle’s Lough Key Forest Park, places are filling fast. You can still register online at This strength and endurance challenge will take place on Saturday June 10th. The 10k event will have a number of new features this year. A “Little Muckers” course is added this year for participants under 16 years of age with all monies raised from this section going to a nominated children’s charity. This is the fifth year for Toughest Muckers to be held in Boyle and early indications are that it will be a sell-out event.
And remember, your entry gets you free beer, food and entertainment at the finish line!
Curlew Walkers Club
The next meeting of the Curlew Walkers club will be taking place on Sunday 11th June. Meeting on the Crescent, Boyle at 9 am This will be a Climb Graden A/B at Slieve League. Your leader for the day being Naomi Mc Bride 087 6743 693. Please confirm times with leader or website prior to each walk
Lough Key Event
Midlands Aquathon Series in Boyle will take place in Lough Key on Wednesday 14th June starting at 7.30pm. A swim and run event hosted by Lough Key Triathlon Club, consisting of 750m swim and 5k run – Entry €10 with TI licence (1 Day Licence required if you do not have a TI race licence)
Boyle Arts Festival
This is a reminder to all artists, local, new, those from further afield and those under 25 that it is time to be thinking of your entry to the Boyle Open Art Exhibition. The exhibition runs this year from Friday 21st July until Saturday 29th July. It is anticipated to be another excellent show for 2017, exhibits for which will be selected by an anonymous panel. Handing in of entries will take place as always in the Church of Ireland, Parochial School on Military Road, Boyle (opposite Boyle Family Resource Centre) on Friday 7th July between 4pm until 6pm and Saturday 8th July from 4pm until 6pm. Entries will be accepted in any medium, to a maximum of 3 per person. Entry forms are available in Una Bhan Tourism, in the Grounds in King House, Boyle or call 071 9663 033.
Irish Language Secondary School Summer Camp
Enrolment is now open for an all Irish summer camp which will take place from Monday 26th until Friday 30th of June in Boyle. This camp is for first and second year students. It will cover all the skills needed for Junior Cert Irish both oral and written in a fun and creative way. The aim of this summer camp is to offer students an enjoyable and fun atmosphere where they can learn Irish and have the opportunity to speak it in an Active Learning environment – lots of drama, games music, art, cooking, dancing and outings. Class starts at 10 and finishes at 2 30 each day. Discounts are available for families. More information regarding this summer camp is available by phoning 086 329 2488 or emailing [email protected]
Irish Language Primary Summer Camp
Enrolment is now open for an all Irish summer camp which will take place from Monday 3rd until Friday 7th of July in Boyle. The aim of this summer camp is to offer students an enjoyable and fun atmosphere where they can learn Irish and have the opportunity to speak it in an Active Learning environment – lots of drama, games, music, art, cooking, dancing and outings which will reaffirm the targets of the Primary School Curriculum for Irish. All primary School children welcome as work will be differentiated to facilitate learning from all.
Class starts at 10 and finishes at 2.30pm each day. Discounts are available for families. More information regarding this summer camp is available by phoning 0863292488 or emailing [email protected]
FAI Soccer Camp comes to Boyle
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
Sunday 21st May saw the Bart Moran Trophy won by Pat Conroy with a score of 64, in second was Jim Dwyer with 66, the gross prize was won by Gary Carty with 72, and in third was Pat Brogan with 67. The ladies Niamh Nangle Cup was won by Marie Hanmore Cawley, in second was Ruth Hogg while in third was Paula Cull. Well done to all prize winners. Thursday 18th May saw the men’s competition won by Sean Heslin with 24pts, in second was Michael Rush 23pts and third was Ted Hester also with 23pts. Entries are now being taken for the club’s singles matchplay competition, the King Harmon Cup. The sign-up sheet is on the noticeboard in club house… The foursome’s match play competition has progressed to round three with these games to be played by 10th June. Junior Golf lessons for kids aged 8-16 began Saturday 20th May at 11am and will continue every Saturday until the end of August. They are coordinated by Junior Convenor Brendan Gaffney along with Moira Egan & Paddy Nangle and are free of charge (excluding membership).
Courtyard Market
The market is now open for Organic Fruit and Vegetables, Organic Eggs, Olive Oil, Achill Sea Salt, Bread, Grow Truck Vegetarian Meals, Juices, Award winning Cakes, Jams, Tarts, Honey, Hand Knits and Plants and Herbs. The market will be open from 10am until 2pm each and every Saturday.
Boyle Family Resource
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.
Society of St. Vincent de Paul Boyle
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
CV & Office Services
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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