CEMETERY SUNDAY: Kilglass Cemetery Mass will be held in the cemetery on Sunday, August 7 at 11am. Scramogue Cemetery Mass will be held in the cemetery on July 31 at 11.30am.
SNOOKER CLUB: The Kon-Tiki Snooker Club, Rooskey will be opening soon for anyone who wishes to join/play. A snooker club will be formed shortly. For further information contact Colman on (086) 3312318. The results of the Shannon Adventure Centre raft race held recently inlcudes, 3rd place winners, The Junior B Team, 2nd The Kon-Tiki Team and 1st place Ballyfeeney Paddlers.
FUNDRAISING INITIATIVE: Lorna Doorley participates in the Bogtrotters half marathon on July 23 next and is fundraising for the Jack and Jill foundation. All donations will be gratefully received and will go to this worthy cause, so thank you. You may contact Lorna on (087) 2704599. If you would like to donate on line please go to http://www.mycharity.ie/event/lorna_doorleys_evetn/?ref=nf. You can donate as little as €2 and do so anonymously.
DEATH: Deepest sympathy is extended to Noelie and Katie Rogers, Knockhall, on the death of Noelie’s grandmother Mollie Shiels, Longford. May she rest in peace.
BOGTROTTERS: The Bogtrotters Marathon, takes place in Strokestown on Saturday, July 23 2011. This is a full, half and relay marathon from Strokestown Park to Rooskey and back. Relay stages of 3, 5, 4, 5, 6 and 8 miles. Great value for team entry. Register online by logging onto www.thebogtrottersmarathon.ie or check out www.facebook.com/thebogtrottersmarathon. Phone (087) 2538753 for more info!
ROOSKEY SPRAOI: Festival takes place on Sunday, July 24 at the new community centre Rooskey from 1-6pm. Fun, games and stalls, music all day, barbeque all day. Irish dancing and a Tug-o-War demonstration by World champions will take place at 4pm on the day. Guaranteed fund day out for all the family. Admission optional.
BIRTHS: Congratulations to Neil and Marion Hanley on the birth of their daughter Leah.
BIRTHDAYS: Congratulations to Sinead Mahady, Renefarna, on her recent 21st birthday celebrations; congratulations to Damien Gearty, Carigeen, on his recent 18th birthday celebrations and congratulations to Barry Mitchell on his recent birthday celebrations also.