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…

Organisers ‘indebted’ to local businesses for All-Ireland Sheep Shearing support

Organisers of the Kepak All-Ireland Sheep Shearing & Wool Handling Championships 2017 have extended their thanks to the many local businesses that have shown support for the event and offered sponsorship. “Our aim from the beginning has been to ensure…

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…

100 competitiors confirmed for All-Ireland Sheep Shearing

Over 100 shearers are set to compete in 19 categories – including the six nations wool handling – at the Kepak All-Ireland Sheep Shearing & Wool Handling Championships across two days in Kiltoom this June Bank Holiday Weekend. The closing…

Nathan Carter to open All-Ireland Sheep Shearing in Kiltoom

Headline act Nathan Carter will perform the official opening of the Kepak All Ireland Sheep Shearing & Wool Handling Championships 2017, organisers have confirmed. The weekend-long event will be officially opened by the country music star before he takes to…

Colm Kelly RIP, late of Kiltoom

Tuesday 9th May, peacefully, at Portiuncula Hospital, Ballinasloe. Colm Kelly RIP, late of Glanduff, Kiltoom and formerly of Australia. He will be sadly missed by his brother Paddy, sisters Theresa Gleeson and Annie O’Connor, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends in…

All-Ireland Sheep Shearing: Shear-ly ewe have time to volunteer?

If you know your Suffolks from your Jacobs when it comes to sheep – and even if you don’t – the Kepak All Ireland Sheep Shearing & Wool Handling Championships 2017 needs ewe (& you). A meeting will be held…

All-Ireland Sheep Shearing Championships launched: will Ewe be there?

The Kepak All-Ireland Sheep Shearing and Wool Handling Championships 2017 were launched on Sunday with a live sheep shearing exhibition at Market Square, Roscommon town. The Championships will take place in Kiltoom this June Bank Holiday Weekend with a packed…

Kepak All-Ireland Sheep Shearing and Wool Handling Championships to be launched

The Kepak All-Ireland Sheep Shearing and Wool Handling Championships 2017, which take place in Kiltoom on the June Bank Holiday Weekend, will be officially launched this Sunday, 30th April. The launch will be held at 7pm in The Square, Roscommon…

Roscommon Primary School Students ‘Graduate’ from NUI Galway

Four sixth class students from Ballybay NS, Kiltoom were among those who were recently conferred with special certificates on the tenth cohort of ‘graduates’ from the NUI Galway Youth Academy. In total, 318 primary school children from across the West…

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