Breakout for Hospice


BREAKOUT FOR HOSPICE takes place this coming Saturday, 20th April. This is going to be a magnificent day with something for the whole family. Check out the full schedule of events below. And remember, all proceeds raised on the day go directly to funding the building of the new Hospice in Roscommon.

09:30 – Castlerea parkrun & parkwalk.

The morning kickstarts at 9.30am with the weekly parkrun & parkwalk. This is a timed 5k suitable for all fitness levels – you can run, walk or jog at your own pace. You can register on Or for more information check out the Castlerea parkrun Facebook page at

11:00 – Charity Cycle 120k/70k/15k Route options.

There are 3 routes on the day – 120km & 70km starting at 11am, and a 15km family route starting at 2.30pm. Registration opens at 9am on the day in the Castlerea Enterprise Hub (F45 AC96 ). Prices are €30 for Cycling Ireland members and for non-Cycling Ireland members it is €35 for 120km and 70km route. 15km Family route is €20 for Cycling Ireland members and €25 for non-Cycling Ireland members. For more information or to register for the cycle click here:…

11:00 – Easter Egg Hunt

The annual Easter Egg Hunt is taking place at the Fairy Village in the Demesne. You can enter via The Square and the meeting point will be at the thatched cottage in the Fairy Village. Entry fee is €5 or there is a family ticket for €20. This is a fun event for all the family.

12:00 – Family Fun Day in The Hub & Somers Park

An exciting Family Fun Day with special guests the Garda Air Support Unit, Mounted Horse Unit and Canine Units. There will also be face painting with Fierce Fun Faces – Face Painting, a Go-Kart track, bouncy castles, BBQ plus lots more fun. Refreshments will be served in the Castlerea Enterprise Hub to all those participating in the cycle on their return. There will be a number of volunteers available on the day with collection buckets so please donate what you can.

19:00 – Charity Football Match

A novel GAA Football match which is taking place at 7pm in St. Kevin’s GAA pitch where members of An Garda Síochána will line out against members of the Irish Prison Service to see who will become the Breakout for Hospice 2019 Champions! Member of the Roscommon County Team will also be in attendance so its a great chance for young footballers to meet their heroes. There will be donation buckets at the gates on the way in to please give what you can.

21:30 – Social Event & Auction

To finish off this fantastic day there will be a social night and auction in Hesters Golden Eagle. There are some amazing items up for auction including:

  • Signed Connaught Rugby Jersey
  • Signed Ireland Rugby Jersey
  • Signed Manchester United Jersey
  • Signed Roscommon Jersey
  • Framed Manchester United Winning Champions League Jersey (1999) with players signatures on insert
  • Signed Shay Given Gloves from his final Ireland Game
  • A Berg Kart
  • Heavy Duty Picnic Bench made by Irish Prison Service

Plus they have some amazing raffle prizes on the night also. There will be music and finger food also. This is a night not to be missed.

If you have any queries you can contact Evan on 0873541440 or Tyrone on 0868277991. Check out on Facebook for further updates.

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