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The Courtyard Market will be holding their Christmas Market on Saturday 8th December from 10 am til 5pm. Along with the usual market there will be a lot more craft stalls just in time for those special gifts to put under the Christmas Tree. Music throughout the day, and plenty of Christmas Cheer. The Market will run alongside the Annual Christmas Fair which will be taking place in King House, Boyle.


Have you got a little someone who would like to receive a personal letter from the man in red himself this December?  Una Bhan Craft Shop has established a direct line to Santa Claus and has arranged for him to reply to children’s letters. Your child can write their letter to Santa and post it in the ‘Special Santa Box’ in the Una Bhan Craft Shop, €5 per child (to cover admin charges – no stamp required!), then leave the rest to us.  Make sure your child includes their full name, address, age and special requests for Christmas and include a mention of any brothers, sisters or special friends so the reply can be really personal. We will make sure that Santa gets to read each letter and write a personal letter back, which will be posted directly to the child. Santa’s Letter Service will run up until Saturday 18th December.


Boyle town is the place to be on Saturday 1st December at 4pm where Santa will perform his first duties of the season and Light up Boyle for Christmas. Activities on the crescent for the turning on of the lights will include elves from the Boyle Scouts providing hot chocolate and Nibbles, accompanied by Transition Year Elves from Abbey Community College who will be doing face painting; Santa will light up Boyle from the town clock and will be ably assisted by his helpers-the prize winners from the Schools competition. –the place to be-The Crescent Boyle 4pm Saturday 1st December.out


The Annual Wine Fair is the perfect night to find something special for the Festive Season. Six companies will showcase their. finest bottles of Wine and Prosecco. Taking place in Daly’s on Thursday 6th December at 7.30pm. All proceeds to Neonatal Unit, Sligo Hospital & Maternity Hospital, Dublin.


Councillor Ivan Connaughton Cathaoirleach Roscommon County Roscommon County Council requests the pleasure of your company at the launch of Through the Eyes of Margaret Cousins Irish and Indian Suffragette by Dr Keith Munro. Special guest Cllr. Orla Leyden BA,M.Litt. Taking place in King House, Boyle on Tuesday 4th December at 7pm. Light refreshment will be served. All Welcome.


St. Michael’s & St. Patrick’s N.S. Cootehall, Boyle enrolment for the 2019/2020 school year will take place from Monday December 3rd to Friday December 14th.  Enrolment Information can be collected from the school office during school hours. For further enquiries and assistance please contact the Principal’s office in the school – phone no. 071-9667264.


The next meeting of the Curlew Walkers will take place on Sunday 9th December, meeting on the Crescent, Boyle at 9am with your leader being Philip James 086 335 3000  This will be a Flat walk grade C . Please confirm times with leader or website prior to each walk


The Annual Christmas Jumper Party will take place on Sunday 9th December from 4pm until 6pm in St. Josephs Hall.  Entry will be €5 per child, with adults free. Goody bag, photo opportunity with Santa, Disco, complimentary tea/coffee and cake sale.


Junior Cert maths grinds available in Boyle area. Contact Michaela 083 872 1327


Tom Kearney continued his exceptional run of form by winning the 18 hole stableford competition played on Sunday the 25th of November . Tom had 40 points, with Sean Heslin’s 38  and Pat Conroy’s 37 taking the second and third places. Charlie O’Donnell made a return to winning ways by claiming the best gross score with 36 points. The 18 hole stableford played on Sunday the 18th was won by Sean Heslin by 37 points, separated only from Gerry Carty’s 37 by “countback”. Tom Kearney’s 36 points was good enough for third place.The other significant event on the horizon is the Christmas Bonanza competition for both men and ladies which takes place on the 16th of December.


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.

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