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Make sure to pop in and sample some homemade treats at Trojan, Elphin Street, Boyle on Friday 21st from 10.30 am until 3 pm. In aid of Mayo and Roscommon Hospice.


Walk or run the picturesque 5k route days before Christmas and wear your Christmas glad rags. Come and join the fun on Saturday 22nd December at 9.15 am.


A final countdown to win €1500 in cash for as little as €2 a line. Boyle Christmas Lights Cash Draw will be held on Friday next 21st December, raffle cards are available in all businesses in Boyle and we appeal to all to sell the lines and take part in the Cash Draw of €1500 in prizes. Lines are €2 each or 3 for €5.  This year alone over €4000 has been spent on upgrading the lights infrastructure and acquiring our new Tree on the Crescent. The Christmas Cash Draw is the only fundraising done to ensure Boyle lights up for the festive season. If businesses are in need of additional Raffle Cards please call 087 6352118 or call into Boyle Enterprise Centre, Quarry Lane, Boyle. The lights team will be calling to all businesses next week and we appeal to all to have your cards and subscription ready to hand over for the Big Draw.


The boys at St. Joseph’s B.N.S. are once again this year supporting the local branch of St. Vincent de Paul. They are collecting non-perishable food for Christmas Hampers. The boys realise that many people are not as fortunate as us and Christmas is about the spirit of giving and helping those in need. If you would like to donate food, please drop it in at the school during school hours or give it to one of the boys who will leave it in for you (before Thursday December 20th).


The next meeting of the Curlew Walkers will take place on Friday 28th December, meeting on the Crescent, Boyle at 12 noon with your leader being Zeta Griffin 086 336 1336. This will be a  Flat walk grade C to Battle Bridge.. Please confirm times with leader or website prior to each walk


Boyle GAA to host ‘I’m a Celebrity’ Excitement is building ahead of next year’s Boyle GAA organised ‘I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here’ fundraiser. The event will take place on Saturday March 16th in St. Joseph’s Hall. 24 contestants will battle it out to see who is the ‘King or Queen of the Jungle’. The main sponsor of the night is LandEscape Pty Ltd, the Australian company run by Boyle man Padraig Sweeney. Based on the popular TV show, this event is unlike anything you have seen before! Contestants are fully dressed in their campsite costumes and compete alongside live snakes, reptiles and spiders surrounded by a jungle background.


Tommy Fleming will bring his ‘Voice of Hope II’ tour to Boyle next summer, with a very special concert on Sunday, July 21st 2019. Tickets for his performance in St. Joseph’s Church, Boyle are on sale now from Taylor’s Jewellers, Bridge Street and Úna Bhán, beside King House.


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


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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