R368 Elphin to Carrick on Shannon Road set to close during July

Roscommon County Council has announced it’s intention to close a section of the R368 between Elphin and Carrick on Shannon for over three weeks in July to facilitate Road Improvement Works. The section of the road in question is from…

Justin Brady RIP, late of Ballinagare

Monday 22nd May, suddenly. Justin Brady RIP, late of Corrigeen, Ballinagare. Predeceased by his infant sister Martina and father Tommy. Deeply regretted by his children Kate, Ronan, Kevin, Gerard, Sarah, Cathal and Donal and their mother Ursula, his heartbroken mother…

James “Jimmy” Nash RIP, late of Elphin

Retired Postman. Saturday 20th May, peacefully, in his 93rd year at Sligo University Hospital. James “Jimmy” Nash RIP, late of Clogherbeg, Elphin. Brother of the late Mary Gordon. Sadly missed by his loving nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and friends. Funeral…

Padraig V O’Connor RIP, late of Elphin

Saturday 22nd April, peacefully, in the loving care of the staff at Cloverhill Nursing Home, Roscommon, in his 95th year. Padraig V O’Connor, Retired Garda Sergeant, late of Cloonroughan, Elphin and formerly of Bruff, Limerick. Beloved brother of Felix and…

Una Lenehan (née McGrath) RIP, late of Elphin

Monday 10th April, peacefully in the loving care of the staff at St. Eithne’s Care Home, Tulsk. In her 98th year. Una Lenehan (née McGrath) RIP, late of Chapel Street, Elphin. Predeceased by her husband John and niece Ann. She…

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…

“Reeling in The Elphin Years” returns

Back by popular demand the Elphin Musical And Drama Society proudly present “Reeling in The Elphin Years” in the local Community Centre on Friday March 31st at 8pm. The show was originally performed in February and such was the reaction…

Gardai investigate Elphin burglaries

Gardaí in Castlerea are appealing for the public’s assistance following a number of burglaries in the Elphin area on Tuesday evening. A house at Edenaun, Elphin on the edge of the town and a house near Kilmaryal Church were broken…

Elphin to host Dr John Stafford Festival of Traditional Music

Updated February 16 th The inaugural Dr John Stafford Festival – a weekend of Traditional Music and Gaeilge takes place in Elphin from February 17th to 19th. The Festival is named after Dr John Stafford of Portobello House, Elphin, who…

Elphin Musical And Drama Society present “Reeling In The Elphin Years”

Elphin Musical And Drama Society proudly present “Reeling in The Elphin Years” in the Elphin Community Centre on Friday February 24th at 8pm. As the name suggests “Reeling in The Elphin Years” will depict life in Elphin over the past…

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