Cycle race this weekend

Cycle race this weekend

Details have been announced of the Tarmonbarry 100K Challenge which is taking place on Sunday August 18th. The event which is being hosted by St Barry’s GAA club will suit the serious and the leisure cyclist with a 100k, 50K & 20K challenge. The cycles will all depart from and return to the village of Tarmonbarry . Registration will commence at 9am. Shower facilities will be provided on the day along with food stops along the routes. It is compulsary that everyone taking part in the event must wear a helmet. A hot meal and plenty of refreshments will be served back in St Barry’s GAA clubhouse afterwards. We hope to see you all on the day for what promise to be an enjoyable and successful day. The cost of entry for 100k & 50k will be €20 and the cost of entry for the 20k will be €10 or €20 for a family. The entry fee will cover entry, food stops along the route and a meal afterwards. Sponsorship cards must be returned to any committee member by 25th August. Anyone who is available to help out with stewarding please contact Eddie leavy. For a map of the course log onto http://www.mapmyride.com/routes/view/246571815 . Our intermediates were defeated by Boyle in the last game in group B. The team lined out as follows Damien Wallace,Trevor Murtagh, Ciaran Casserly, James bennett, Ronan McGowan, David Keenan, Mark Naughton, Ciaran Garraghan, Ronan Mitchell, Joey Keenan, Philip Casserly, Tony Fallon, Gerard McGowan, John Murtagh, Martin Guildford, Subs used: Finbar McGowan for Tony Fallon, Fintan Wallace for Ronan Mcgowan, Colin Murtagh for Gerard McGowan, Sean Doherty for Ronan Mitchell. This means we now have a play-off against Eire Og to decide 2nd and 3rd place. This game will take place on Saturday 24th August at 4:30pm in Hyde park. The winners of this game will play St Michael’s in a quater-final and the losers will play Tulsk in a quarter-final.

There was no winner of this weeks lotto jackpot. numbers drawn were 1, 7, 11, 8. €80 Martina Tully, €40 Martin Toolan, €30 Colin O Brien. next weeks jackpot will be €2800 and the draw will take place in the purple onion.


We extend sympathy to Packie Cox, Killinordan, Scramogue on the death of his brother Joe, which took place recently. Joe was residing in Cloontuskert and his recent sad passing has been widely mourned. May he rest in peace.


The AGM of Scramogue Graveyard will take place on Monday 19th August at Scramogue Church at 9pm. All invited to attend.


Sympathy extended to Frank Docker Doyle on the recent death of his brother which took place recently. May he rest in peace.

Good luck

We wish the best of luck to students who will shortly be receiving their Leaving Cert Results.

Hi to Br Alan

Nice to see Br Alan home from abroad in recent weeks. Its always nice to have a chat with him. As usual he was asking for everybody and sending best wishes to all.

Road concerns

Residents and motorists still very concerned about the number of crashes taking place in the vicinity of Cloonfower School. Roscommon Co. Council are engaging with people on the issue and new road markings have been promised. Hopefully this will happen soon.