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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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Bookworms – Roscommon’s Children’s Literary Festival is back!

The Bookworms Children’s Literary Festival is back and this year it is jam-packed with fun events for children who love to read, write, draw and escape into the magical world of books! The festival takes place in a number of locations throughout Roscommon town and county from Wednesday 7th to Saturday 10th of June. This …

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Roscommon Solstice Choir

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 as Local Artists Eleanor Hanley and Ryan Owens. Formed in February 2013 as part of …

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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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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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Play for Paul Western Gaels

Further details of Play for Paul charity match announced

Western Gaels GAA Club are hosting Play for Paul – a charity match in honour of Paul Higgins at Nash Park, Frenchpark, on Sunday June 4th at 3pm. Paul Higgins, from Ballinagare, sadly passed away on April 19th 2017 after a fifteen year battle with Cancer. He was an inspiration and an influential figure in …

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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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