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…

Nora Maye RIP, late of Strokestown

Sunday 28th May, peacefully, in the loving care of all the staff at Oakwood Private Nursing Home, Roscommon. Nora Maye RIP, late of Caldra, Strokestown. Sadly missed by her nephews Peter and Johnny Hand, grandnieces, grandnephew, relatives and friends. Funeral…

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…

Travel agents from Hong Kong visit Strokestown Park House on fact finding mission

Picture Credit: Tourism Ireland For the first time ever, a group of travel agents from Hong Kong is visiting Ireland this week. They are here as guests of Tourism Ireland and Fáilte Ireland – visiting Strokestown Park House and the…

Aileen Beirne (née Brennan) RIP, late of Killina

Friday 12th May, peacefully in the loving care of all the staff at St. Eithne’s Rest Care, Tulsk, surrounded by her loving family. Aileen Beirne (née Brennan) RIP, late of Clooncunny, Strokestown. Predeceased by her husband John, grandson Shane and…

Kathleen Caslin (née Nelson) RIP, late of Strokestown

Monday 1st May, at Roscommon University Hospital, in her 97th year. Kathleen Caslin (née Nelson) RIP, late of French Court and formerly of Bridge Street, Strokestown. Predeceased by her husband Martin and much loved mother of Marty, Mary (Sullivan), Helen…

Celebrate Poetry Day Ireland this Thursday in your local library!

To celebrate Poetry Day Ireland, which takes place this Thursday April 27th, Roscommon writers and anyone with an interest is invited to celebrate the occasion in their local Libraries. Ballaghaderreen, Boyle, and Roscommon libraries will display a selection of poems…

Strokestown Golf Club Men win Inter Club opener

Strokestown beat Glenlo Abbey in the first round of the 9 Hole Inter Club competition on Monday 17th April. 4 single matches were played at home with 3 Foursomes matches played in Glenlo. The team of Martin Kelly, Ronan Cullen,…

Heritage Council calls on public to vote for Roscommon man in European Public Choice Award

The Heritage Council is encouraging the Irish public to get behind Roscommon man and founder of the Irish National Famine Museum & Archive, Jim Callery, and vote for him in a prestigious award. Jim was recently announced as winner in…

Sliabh Bawn Wind Farm fully operational

Picture Credit: Sliabh Bawn Power DAC The Sliabh Bawn Wind Farm reached a significant milestone last week, moving from a construction project to a fully operational Wind Farm on March 31st. The news came in a wide ranging update issued…

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