Roscommon Further Education Centre students raise funds for Marie Keating Foundation

Earlier this month students of the Roscommon Further Education Centre, Lisnamult held a special Pamper Day and raised much needed funds for the Marie Keating Foundation. The public were invited to avail of special treats such as facial, nail file…

LauraLynn calls for renewed focus on the needs of families caring for seriously ill children

Picture Credit: Shane O’Neill Photography. As Children’s Hospice Week 2017 kicks off, LauraLynn, Ireland’s only Children’s Hospice is calling on a renewed focus on the needs of families struggling to live as normal a life as possible, whilst caring for…

4th Annual IzzyB’s Away with the Fairies Day set for June 11th

The annual IzzyB’s Away with the Fairies event at Strokestown Park House promises to be bigger and better than ever as thousands are once again expected to flock to the magical County Roscommon venue on June 11th . Now in…

Further details of Play for Paul charity match announced

Western Gaels GAA Club are hosting Play for Paul – a charity match in honour of Paul Higgins at Nash Park, Frenchpark, on Sunday June 4th at 3pm. Paul Higgins, from Ballinagare, sadly passed away on April 19th 2017 after…

Bank of Ireland Big Blue Chariot sets off on Táin March

Picture Credit: Gerard O’Loughlin Bank of Ireland has today announced that the Big Blue Chariot challenge is partnering with the historical Táin March from Friday May 19th to Monday June 5th, raising much needed funds for The Jack & Jill…

1,000s take part in Roscommon’s Darkness into Light events

File Photo An estimated 150,000 people turned out for dawn walks for Pieta House’s annual Darkness Into Light fundraising and awareness event. The 5km walk, supported by Electric Ireland, got underway at 4.15am this morning, Saturday May 6th, in over…

Roscommon toddlers invited to participate in Big Toddle for Barnardos

Barnardos children’s charity were joined by Ireland’s littlest pirates to launch the annual Big Toddle for Barnardos and they’re calling on more Roscommon toddlers to get involved. Now in its 14th year, this May and June will see up to…

Little Loughglynn Lady helps with Temple Street Appeal

Picture Credit: Mac Innes Photography 2-year-old Molly Regan from Loughglynn recently joined with Fyffes marketing manager Emma Hunt-Duffy in asking donors to give their support to National Banana Day, which takes place today – Wednesday, April 19th. Funds from National…

Fun Run in aid of Croi this Sunday Elphin

A 6km Fun Run, Walk or “Waddle” takes place in Elphin this Sunday, April 9th, in aid of Croi, the West of Ireland Cardiac Foundation. The event will commence at 2pm with registration in An Bothar Rua from 1:30pm. The…

Fairymount man named Irish Red Cross Carer of the Year

Fairymount man, Vincent Callaghan, has been named as the Irish Red Cross Carer of the Year for acting as a full-time carer for two of his children for nearly four decades. Vincent received the award from the Irish Red Cross…

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