Road works begin

Road works begin

Roscommon Co.Council have commenced work on a stretch of road in the Cloonfower area where a number of accidents have occurred over a period of time. Resurfacing has taken place and signage as well as road marking will be put in place. However some locals are not happy as they were of the opinion that a special anti slip surface would be put in place. The surface of the road seems to be the problem and this is why locals are concerned as if this will work. The Council engineers are of the opinion that this will be ok with the new signage and road markings. Meanwhile all motorists are asked to proceed with caution on this stretch of road.

Well done footballers

Well done to our footballers who had an impressive win over Eire Og at the weekend. Come on the lads, you are going pretty well, keep it going.

Well done Mayo.

Well done to Mayo on another great victory in this years Championship and we all want them to bring Sam back across the Shannon. Many of the Mayo folk stopped off in our village and wined and dined in our local restaurants. Hopefully they now can go all the way and we all wish them the best of luck in the All Ireland Final in September. Good luck to the Roscommon minors on next Sunday as they take on Tyrone for a place in the All Ireland Minor Football Final.


Yoga commences in Ruskey in the second week of September. Phone Kathleen on 087-2868254

Water Safety

With this fabulous weather, it is important to say to all of you to stay safe near water and don’t take any chances . Please do not let young children stray out of your sight. If you are on a boat make sure you have proper life jackets.Do not be diving off bridges etc. Please enjoy the fine weather and keep everyone safe.

Lady Golfers

Strokestown Golf Club are looking for beginner Lady Golfers. If you would like to know more contact Florence at 087-8701872.

Cemetery Committee

Scramogue Cemetery Committee wish to thank all who contributed recently to their Collection for the upkeep of the graveyard. The amount taken in was 1,973.88 euro, a substantial sum I am sure you will agree. All of this money will go towards the maintenance of the graveyard. Thank you all once again.

Senior Helpline

Senior Help Line is a confidential line of a listening Service for older people by older people for the price of a local call. Call Lo Call on 1850440444.

Line Dancing

Line dancing returns to the Community Centre, Ruskey on Wednesday 4th September.


The National Grandparents Pilgrimage takes place at Knock Shrine on Sunday 8th September. We will have more details for you next week.

Marathon weekend

What a great weekend for Longford Marathon. Over a thousand people around the region for the event and business for Tarmonbarry as well as a result of this event. Nice to see runners going through the Parish and we congratulate all the locals who took part in the event.


Sympathy is extended to Ann Halpin, Ballytouhy on the recent death of her mother, Catherine Sheehan, Ballyporeen, Co. Tipperary. May she rest in peace. Also sympathy to her son in law Pat, grandchildren Pauric, Aine and Eoin.