Community Centre

Community Centre

Our visit to Kilmainham Gaol, Arbour Hill Cemetery, Collins Barracks Museum will take place Thursday 21st November. The Coach will leave Roosky at 9am. Seats on the Coach will be on a “first come” basis. The final date for booking is 29th October. Contact 086 3746742. (Put in for one week only)


From the 21st October 2013 the Roosky Community Welfare Clinic will be held on Wednesdays between 2.30pm and 3.30pm. (Put in for 4 - 6 weeks there is a change of day and time)

Birthday boy

Congratulations to Darragh Healy, Rooskey Lock on his recent 18th birthday celebrations.

Coffee morning

The recent coffee mornings raised 2,618.65 euro. Rooskey Hospice Support Group wish to thank all who hosted a coffee morning and all those who supported them in any way. This is an exceptionally high figure in the current climate.


The death occurred on October 15th last of Margaret (Peggy) McGuire, nee Breen, Caul, Kilglasss. Peggy was the sacristan in Slatta church for over 42 years, and was awarded the Benemerenti medal in 2002 by Bishop Christopher Jones. She always carried out her duties in a professional and courteous manner, and was a popular and well respected member of the community in Slatta. Peggy’s funeral mass took place to Slatta church on Friday last. Deepest sympathy is extended to her husband Michael, daughter Dorothy, sons Michael, John, Frank and Patrick and all her extended family, grandchildren and many friends, and the community in Slatta. May she rest in peace.

Wedding bells

Congratulations to Denise McGuire and Mark Feeney who were married in Kilglass church with reception afterwards in Donanam Castle, Roscommon.

Marathon Run

Roger Hogan and Fintan Cruse will take part in the New York marathon in November in aid of Roscommon Mayo Hospice. Sponsorship cards are available in all local businesses and your support is appreciated. Cards will be collected on their return following completion of the marathon. Donations can also be made through the charity website

Tribute Ski

Kilglass/Whitehall Special Needs Group and Kilglass Gaels will host a Tribute Ski honouring Brian King on Christmas morning. Special launch on Friday 1st of November at 9pm in Strokestown Golf Club. Everybody welcome, music and refreshments. Enquiries to 087 6356729 or 086 1698466.


Niall and Enda Fundraising Draw and GAA stars gathering on Friday night next will take place in Tommy Cox’s. There will be a host of county players present and also some of the St Brigid’s, All Ireland Club Champions panel with the Andy Meerrigan Cup. Music by David Nugent and a mini auction with some interesting items!!