Phillipines collection

Phillipines collection

There was a huge response to the collection held at both Churches St. Anne’s Scamogue and Sacred Heart Church, Whitehall in aid of the poor misfortunate people of Phillipines and Syria. 1,080 euro was collected in total. Thanks to you all for that great response.


The Roscommon Solstice Choir are back for a number of Concerts for the Festive Season, the first takes place on next Sunday evening 1st December in Mount Carmel, Church, Ruskey commencing at 8pm. There are over one hundred members on the Choir. This promises to be a very special performance to get the Festive season underway. Admission is optional. Proceeds in aid of Ruskey Church Restoration Fund. Come along and enjoy a lovely evening.

Table Quiz

Thanks to all who supported the Table Quiz in Costello’s on Friday night last in aid of St. Barry’s GAA Ladies Club. An enjoyable night was had by all.

Sancturay Players

Sanctuary Players are looking for three female Actress, two girls in their thirties and a woman between thirty and forty five. If you fit the bill contact this number 085-1044931 for further information.

Card Game.

The Community of Scramogue are looking forward to their Annual Card Game in aid of Scramogue Church Restoration Fund which takes place in Leavy’s Lounge on Saturday, 14th December. There are great prizes to be won. 1st prize Monster Hamper, 2nd prize 100 euro, 3rd prize 50 euro. Tickets are just three euro. The Annual 25 Card Game is always an enjoyable night. Tickets are just 3 euro each and are on sale from any member of the Committee.

Harvest Stations

If anyone in the Parish of Whitehall/Scramogue would like to host the House Harvest Station please contact Fr. Eamon on 087-2656063 or 043-33-26020.


The Roscommon Disability Group wish to thank the public in the region for their support for their Church Gate Collection which took place recently and realised the sum of 286.10 euro.

Special Water Ski.

A special water ski will take place on Christmas Morning as a”Tribute” to the late Brian King. Enquiries to 087-6356729.The event is been organised by Whitehall/Kilglass Special Needs Group. The launch of the event took place at Strokestown Golf last Friday night. Lines are now on sale throughout the region and more details will become available in the coming weeks.

Charity Shop

The Bell Tower Charity Shop is open in Ruskey. It is situated close to Cox’s Bar. All proceeds in support of Ruskey Church Restoration Fund.

Buttercups Playschool

The parent and toddler group has resumed every Tuesday at Buttercups Playschool between 10an to 12noon.Please come along.

Dancing Classes

Set Dancing Classes for children continue at St. Barry’s Hall every Thursday evening at 6.45pm. All welcome especially beginners. Contact 086-1522614.

Jobs up for grabs

Tarmonbarry Group CE Scheme Ltd have two job vacancies at the moment. Contact your local Parish Bulletin or contact Ruskey Office at 086-8534100.

Art classes

Art classes in Oils commencing on Thursday evening, 14th November, Community Centre at 8pm and every second week afterwards. For further details contact Patricia on 086-8534100.


St. Barry’s AGM will take place in St. Barry’s Hall on this Friday November 29th at 7.30pm. All delegates are asked to attend.

School AGM

Ballyfeeney National School held its AGM recently. We will have full details in next weeks notes.


Tarmonbarry Macra will be attending the Racing for Macra club and national fundraiser which takes place in Galway on Saturday next, 30th November at the Greyhound Stadium. Tickets cost ten euro and this covers entry, race card, entertainment and entry to the National Draw where you have a chance to win 1,000e.Tickets can be purchased from Stephen at 086-6016548.


We extend sympathy to Jackie and Harry Feeney and families, on the death of their brother in law, Seamus Brennan, Grange, Fourmilehouse, husband of the late Elizabeth, (nee Feeney), who passed away very suddenly last week. May he rest in peace.

Flower Show

The Annual Christmas Flower Show takes place in Community Centre, Ruskey on Monday, 9th December commencing at 7.30pm. All arrangements raffled. Admission 10 euro. Proceeds to Ruskey Church building fund.


We extend sympathy to the famiy and close friends of Lorcan Connaughton, Longford and Lanesboro who passed away to his eternal reward recently. May he rest in peace.

Travel safely.

We urge all road users to treat the roads with caution this time of year. Drivers, walkers, joggers and cyclists should proceed with care. Please be safe,be seen.