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All-Ireland Sheep Shearing

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 guaranteed for all the family – regardless of the weather. Over 200 shearers are now …

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All-Ireland Sheep Shearing

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 that as well as offering a top class range of events that we can also …

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All-Ireland Sheep Shearing

Local pupils to receive free tickets to All-Ireland Sheep Shearing Championships in Kiltoom

Organisers of the Kepak All-Ireland Sheep Shearing and Wool Handling Championships will be distributing free tickets to the event to primary school children throughout the area, it has been confirmed. The tickets, which will be delivered to schools this week, admit a child under the age of 12 free to the event when they are …

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St Brigids GAA

St Brigids Seniors record comfortable win over Padraig Pearses

Kepak All Ireland and All Nations Sheep Shearing and Wool Handling Championships 2017 The June Bank Holiday weekend is fast approaching which only means one thing…..Nathan Carter and Johnny Brady are coming to Kiltoom. Tickets for Nathan, Johnny and weekend passes for the Sheep Shearing and both dances are available in The Sheraton Hotel, Athlone, …

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Roscommon

Roscommon tourism set for boost following visit of German and Austrian travel writers

Picture Credit: Tourism Ireland Six leading travel writers from Germany and Austria have been visiting Roscommon and Ireland this week, cruising on the River Shannon as guests of Tourism Ireland, Fáilte Ireland and German cruising tour operator, Le Boat. Representing a range of print and online publications, with a combined audience of about 1.7 million …

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All Ireland Sheep Shearing Nathan Carter

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 and with limited capacity Nathan Carter fans are urged to buy their tickets now to …

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All-Ireland Sheep Shearing

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 date for entries has now passed and it has been confirmed that over 100 shearers …

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St Brigids GAA

St Brigids Minors, Juniors and Seniors record wins

U12 Girls Championship A mixed week in the championship for our u12 girls with a 3-3 to 2-0 win over Castlerea and a two point defeat to St Barrys. Panel: Jessica Collins, Aishling Lennon, Marie Flately, Rachel Rourke, Keeley Sammon, Amy Hardiman, Jane Hennelly, Ciara Fallon, Kara Gallagher, Lucy Sheffield, Faye Loftus, Sally O’Hara, Shauna …

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Brideswell Pattern Festival

Details of 60th Brideswell Pattern Festival announced

Picture Credit: Hurson Photography In the coming weeks a small village in South Roscommon is going to once again come alive with what promises to be one of the highlights of the Roscommon events calendar this summer. The Brideswell Pattern Festival takes place on the last weekend every July and this year’s festival will take …

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All Ireland Sheep Shearing Nathan Carter

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 the stage in the festival marquee on the grounds of St. Brigid’s GAA Club, Kiltoom, …

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Roscommon Death Notices

Mary Healy (née Doyle) RIP, late of Curraghboy.

Wednesday 10th May, peacefully, at the Galway Clinic after a short illness bravely borne surrounded by her loving family. Mary Healy (née Doyle) RIP, late of Curraghboy. Dearly beloved wife of Joe and much loved mother of Anne O’Toole (Knocklyon), Cyril, Martina (Edinburgh), Joseph and John, son-in-law Conor, daughter-in-law Rachel, step-mother Mary, brother-in-law, sister-in-law, grand …

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Roscommon Death Notices

Malachy “Mallick” Reddington RIP, late of Curraghboy

Tuesday May 9th, suddenly, at University Hospital Galway. Malachy “Mallick” Reddington RIP, late of Rackins, Curraghboy. Deeply regretted by his loving brothers Sean (Dublin), Gerard (Longford), Tom (Galway), Brendan (Ashbourne), sisters Kathleen Fuller (England), Sr Maura RSM (Roscommon), Rita Roughneen (Roscommon),and Phil Duffy (Dublin), sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives,neighbours and friends. Funeral Arrangements Reposing at …

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Roscommon Death Notices

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 both Ireland and Australia. Funeral Arrangements Reposing at Smyth’s Funeral Home, Roscommon on Thursday from …

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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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