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A guided All Day Theatrical Heritage Bus Tour to Roscommon’s most iconic heritage sites, bringing their stories to life and creating an unforgettable experience for all ages.  Your guide will take you on a journey through time, revealing the stories which have connected these sites for centuries, from Gaelic Ireland to the birth of the Irish Free State. At each location on the tour you will be introduced to a dedicated site guide in full period costume who will bring the fascinating history and stories of their site to life before your eyes, and will take place on each Saturday up until and including Saturday 8th September For further information contact Una Bhan on 071 966 3033.


Following the huge success of his Walking Tour of Boyle during Boyle Arts Festival delighted to announce that the wonderful Tony Conboy will be doing another walk as part of Heritage Week meeting at Una Bhan Craft Shop in the grounds of King House on Thursday 23rd August at 7pm this is a FREE event, everyone welcome. To book or learn more please contact Una Bhan on 071 966 3033.


The annual Pete Walsh Lough Key Boat Regatta will take place on Saturday August 25th. This year’s event will be in aid of SHOUT. All are welcome to join meeting in Lough Key at the harbour at 5:00pm. Anyone wishing to come aboard on the Trinity or any of the boats will be most welcome.


Abbey Community College has announced opening dates as follows for the new school term: Tuesday August 28th – 1st year school begins (9am – 1.30pm) Wednesday August 29th – 1st year school and start day for 3rd and 6th year Thursday August 3oth – School for all years except TY Friday August 31st – Meeting for 1st year parents Monday September 3rd – TY school year commences


Shannon Academy of Irish Dance will recommence soon in Boyle. Classes will take place in St. Joseph’s Hall on Thursday 6th and Friday 7th September, All grades and ages catered for. Further information from 086 4165 042 or 086 8679 950 or [email protected] Shannon Academy of Irish Dance is committed to providing quality Irish Dance instruction and is based in Boyle & Roscommon.


A Health and Wellbeing Craft Fair will be held in Boyle in September. The Fair will take place in the Spool Factory Event Centre on Sunday September 9th from 11am to 6pm. The event is open to all complementary therapists, crafters, soap makers, crystals etc. If you are unsure if your craft is suitable please message Lucy below. To book your table or for more details contact Lucy through Facebook, email [email protected] or phone 0896038531


The next meeting of the Curlew Walkers will be Sunday 9th September meeting on Crescent, Boyle at 10 am and will leave for Leean and Doons. This will be Climb Grade B. The leader for the day will be David Brett who can be contacted on 086 8841 763.. Please confirm times with leader or website prior to each walk


The popular Local Link bus service to and from Boyle and Lough Key Forest Park is now in full operation for the summer season. This July kids travel free on the service. The bus will run through to 31st October 2018.The Lough Key Forest Park Service links visitors to the Park seven days per week, providing four return scheduled services daily. It also serves Boyle Marina. The Local Link Bus departs from Boyle at King House to Lough Key Forest Park at 11:00, 14:30. 18:30 and 21:45. The Bus departs from Lough Key at 11:30, 15:00 and 19:00


A fundraiser competition for the club was played over the August Bank Holiday Weekend. The winning team was that of Ross Andrew, Tommy King and Eamonn Perry with a fine score of 102 points, just pipping the second placed team on countback. In second were Pat Conroy, Michael Rush and Tom Kearney. Michael and Tom also featured on the third placed team in their their other appearance in the competition, this time accompanied by Sean McLoughlin. Countback was a popular method of deciding competitions in the club in the last while with the the three top scorers in the Mens 12 Hole Stableford held on Thursday the 9th all having 27 points. The winner was Paul Connolly, beating Owen Garvin and Michael Simon in to 2nd and 3rd respectively. Well done to the men’s Connacht Shield team who beat neighbours Ballaghaderreen in a closely fought first round match. Credit is especially due to Patrick Egan and Terry Canning who secured the all important away win in Ballaghaderreen. The team is captained by Lorcan Egan and they now face Ballina in the second round. The club’s Foursome Matchplay competition concluded during the week. Congratulations to Vincent Egan and Tom Kearney who edged out Patrick Egan and Padraig O’Connell in the final.


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,


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

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