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All-Ireland Sheep Shearing – “Rain or shine: will ewe be there?”

The Kepak All-Ireland Sheep Shearing & Wool Handling Championships 2017 take place at St. Brigid’s GAA Club, Kiltoom, this weekend from June 2nd – 4th with a large number of events taking place under cover ensuring a great day is…

Bookworms – Roscommon’s Children’s Literary Festival is back!

The Bookworms Children’s Literary Festival is back and this year it is jam-packed with fun events for children who love to read, write, draw and escape into the magical world of books! The festival takes place in a number of…

Roscommon Solstice Choir to headline Strokestown Fundraising Concert

The award-winning Roscommon Solstice Choir are set to perform their latest fundraising concert Sunday June 18th. On this occasion all proceeds go to the Strokestown Parish Fund. Special Guests on the night will be the Cavan Sinfonia Orchestra as well…

Boyle Arts Festival Tickets on Eventbrite from Thursday

Tickets for a number of headline events in this year’s Boyle Arts Festival will be available to purchase from this Thursday June 1st. By Brendan McGee The official BAF 2017 programme will not be launched until later in June and…

Details announced for Annual Athleague – Tremane Fun Run

Athleague-Tremane Underage Hurling Club are hosting their annual 5K and 10K Fun Run, or walk, on Sunday June 4th. The course, along scenic routes, is flat and therefore suitable for runners of all abilities. The Entry fee is just €10…

Trailer for new Chris O’Dowd series “Get Shorty” released

The Trailer for “Get Shorty” the eagerly awaited series featuring Chris O’Dowd has just been released. Based on Elmore Leonard’s 1990 New York Times bestselling novel, Get Shorty is the story of Miles Daly, played by Chris O’Dowd, a hitman…

National Famine Walk begins on Saturday

12 people, dressed in period costumes, will walk 155 kilometres from Strokestown to Dublin over the coming days as part of the 2017 National Famine Walk. The National Famine Walk takes place from May 27th to June 1st and aims…

Local pupils to receive free tickets to All-Ireland Sheep Shearing Championships in Kiltoom

Organisers of the Kepak All-Ireland Sheep Shearing and Wool Handling Championships will be distributing free tickets to the event to primary school children throughout the area, it has been confirmed. The tickets, which will be delivered to schools this week,…

Sell-out expected for Nathan Carter in Kiltoom as local support acts announced

Fans of country music sensation Nathan Carter are urged to get their tickets quickly for the star’s performance in Kiltoom on Friday 2nd June with just a limited number of tickets left. This is expected to be a sell-out performance…

Dogs Trust launches nationwide ‘Be Dog Smart’ education campaign

Picture Credit: Barry Cronin / barrycronin.com Pulling his tail, sitting on him, disturbing his sleep and kissing his nose are just some of the antagonising ways children act around dogs according to a new survey recently released by Dogs Trust.…

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