Pride of Place

County Roscommon Pride of Place Competition 2019

Roscommon County Council is currently inviting community groups across Roscommon to participate in the County Roscommon Pride of Place Competition 2019. Pride of Place is a prestigious all island competition and recognises the vast wealth of community contribution to the local society and the creation of civic pride. Roscommon County Council will nominate one or more groups to the All Island Pride of Place Competition organised by Co Operation Ireland.

Application forms may be downloaded from Roscommon County Council’s website or may be obtained from the Community & Enterprise Department, Roscommon County Council, Áras an Chontae, Roscommon.

The closing date for receipt of completed applications is 5.00 pm on Tuesday, 23rd April 2019.

Application forms sent by post should be addressed to: “County Roscommon Pride of Place 2019”, Community & Enterprise Department, Roscommon County Council, Áras an Chontae, Roscommon, F42 VR98 or by e-mail to with “County Roscommon Pride of Place 2019” in the subject line.

Darkness Into Light Castlerea 2019

We are delighted to see Darkness Into Light is once again taking place in Castlerea.

Come and walk with everyone on Saturday, 11th May at 4.15am. You can register on

Last year 354 people registered to attend the Castlerea event and raised €8,066 to support Pieta House vital services. Your support of this event means that they are able to deliver vital programs in this local area.

“Strictly for the Birds”

Cloonbonniffe Drama Group present “Strictly for the Birds” a three act hilarious comedy on Thursday 28th, Friday 29th and Sunday 31st March in the Trinity Arts Centre, Castlerea at 8.30pm nightly. Entry is €10 and payable at the door.

Kids Art/Craft Classes

Saturday Morning KIDS Art/Craft classes

At Willowbrook Glamping and Hideaways site. Kiltybranks, Ballaghaderreen.

This is a drop off class, where you can drop off your young artist and return 1 hour later or you can stay and enjoy a tea/coffee in the communal kitchen area.

During the class we will get arty/messy/noisy playing with colour, drawing, building and having a great time. Children should wear something that they don’t mind getting dirty!

The arts facilitator is Tuesday Whitfield who has over 5 years experience teaching art / craft.
-Price €10
-For ages 4 – 12yrs
-11am – 12noon Saturday mornings
-Contact Tuesday Whitfield – 0949861307 or 087 330 4397 for more info. Address:
Willowbrook Glamping and Hideaways site Kiltybranks,
Eirecode: F45YE27

5 mins from Ballaghaderreen – 15 mins from Castlerea

Get Into Golf 2019

Get into Golf 2019
Castlerea Golf Club is running an adult Get into Golf Programme aimed at the starter/improver golfer. It is focused on a fun and sociable introduction to golf for adults who want to try it out. .For only €50 – 6 lessons by PGA Professional. Equipment supplied on loan if necessary.
Starting Friday 5th April at 7pm and continuing every Thursday evening
For further information – Call/Text Paul 0873515991

Taking Control Workshop

Castlerea Community & Family Resource Centre is hosting a Taking Control Workshop on December, 11th in the Trinity Arts Centre. Face challenges, identify coping strategies and start 2019 with new goals. Booking essential. Contact Aisling on 0864615537 or email

Car Boot Sale

🎅🎅🎅Christmas Car Boot Sale🎅🎅🎅
in The Hub Castlerea on the 2nd of December 8am – 1.30pm, €15 indoors ☃️🎄
Please contact Helen on 086 3081178 or
Anne on 086 3507490