Public meeting

Public meeting

Scouting Ireland intend to hold a public meeting in Kilglass GAA clubhouse on Wednesday night, 19th of February at 8.30pm. If you are interested in your children joining a scout group in your local area, or wish to become a volunteer, please attend the meeting. All are welcome. For more information please contact Bryan McLoughlin, Kilglass on (086) 4107196 or Noel Leahy, Provincial support officer on (086) 0474305.

Rooskey Carnival

Following on from the Facebook page ‘Things Rooskey People Say’ which now has nearly 800 members, a public meeting will be held in the Weir Lodge, Rooskey, on Sunday 23rd of February at 5pm to discuss the feasibility of reviving a Rooskey carnival and regatta which were very successful in Rooskey in the past. In order for this to happen there would need to be a lot of people on board so please support. Anybody living outside the area with connections in Rooskey and surrounding townlands are also welcome.


Next week is my last week for writing the local notes. They will be written there after by Patricia Hanley and she can be contacted only by email or by phone on (086) 8534100. From this week on any information for the local notes must be sent to the above email address or won’t be submitted for the paper.

Comedy plays

Two one act comedy plays will take place in Kilglass Gaels GAA clubrooms on Friday 21st at 8.30pm and Sunday 23rd of February at 6.30pm. Booking is essential. Please contact Noreen Corcoran on 086 1698466 for further details. The plays will also be on in Barry’s Hall in Tarmon on Friday 8th of March at 8.30pm.

Darts competition

The 11th annual Seamus McGlynn cup will take place in CJs Bar on Sunday 23rd of February at 4.30pm. Games at 5pm. Entry fee 15 euro. Cash prizes and refreshments. Contact James McGlynn on 087 3130544. Monies raised will go to Mayo/Roscommon Hospice.

Table quiz

Table Quiz in aid of Rooskey Church renovation fund takes place in the Kon Tiki on Friday, 28th of February at 8.30pm. Table of four 40 euro.


Congratulations to Martina Mahady, Druminmore and Aaron Doherty, Longford on their recent engagement.


Kilglass Gaels lotto results, winning numbers were 6, 8, 19, 23, bonus 5. One 200 euro winner, Ann and Sarah Cruse. Next weeks draw in the Kon-Tiki.


The Moth production are holding a play called A Lock of Fierce Roars in the 98 Hall Ballinamuck on Wednesday night the 26th of February at 8pm. This play is directed and written by John McManus, so when you throw in McManus’s unique brand of mischief and comedy you are guaranteed for a great night of Laughter. Tickets are €10 each and can be purchased on the door. The show starts at 8pm with doors open at 7.30pm. Tickets can also be booked at 0861752773 or 0861071990. A night of laughter from start to finish is promised.