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Elphin GAA

No joy for Elphin GAA performers at All-Ireland Scór Sinsear Finals

Despite another great performance our Scór Sinsear Leiriu actors missed out on the All-Ireland title. Reaching two successive finals was a great achievement and hopefully they will be back next year. Well done to Micheál Gunn who was the selected as the Question Master for the All-Ireland Scór Sinsear Tráth na gCeist Final, which was …

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14 Listed Buildings in Roscommon to benefit from funding

The Minister for Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, Heather Humphreys TD, has announced that 14 Listed Buildings in Roscommon have been allocated funding under the Built Heritage Investment Scheme and Structures at Risk Fund. Overall 569 heritage projects nationwide will share in a €4.8 million investment package. €3.5 million is being made available …

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Roscommon Death Notices

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 Kevin (Sydney, Australia), brother-in-law of the recently deceased Margo (Sydney, Australia). Sadly missed by his …

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Elphin GAA

Two titles for Elphin GAA at Connacht Scór Finals

Congratulations To Alex Gleeson, Niall Higgins and the Scoil Mhuire, Strokestown team on winning the All-Ireland Post Primary C Football Championship on Saturday. Scór There was double delight for representatives in the Connacht Scór Finals in Tubbercurry with our Leiriu Actors retaining the title and Sylvia Regan winning the Sean Nós Dancing title. The Leiriu …

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Dr John Stafford Festival

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 was life long friend and patron of the legendary harpist Turlough O’Carolan. While staying at …

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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 70 years. It will take the form of a variety show through the mediums of …

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