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Current Features

Style Night Event

A wonderful evening of high fashion at affordable prices took place in the Roscrea ‘Vincent’s’ Shop, Church Street, Roscrea recently · 05/08/2017

Dunkerrin Annual Fun Dog Show

Dunkerrin Annual Fun Dog Show held in the community centre in Aid of Dunkerrin Church of Ireland, Also with a Cake Sale and Auction. photo memories here...... · 05/08/2017

Soccer Leagues A Great Success

Looking back on the success of the Roscrea Soccer leagues · 05/08/2017

Against The Odds

The Award Winning Documentary Film ‘Against The Odds’ by Cloughjordan Documentary Film-maker, Nicolas Ryan Purcell, was screened in Damer House Gallery recently. · 05/08/2017

Roscrea Enhancement Plan Makes Steady Progress

After the recent quarterly meeting of the Roscrea Enhancement Committee, it’s Chairperson, Brian king was on hand this week to give some positive updates on many of the projects that feed either directly or indirectly into the plan. · 11/07/2017

Scoil Chrónáin Naofa Raise their Sixth Green Flag

Well done to Dromakeenan National school on it’s sixth green flag award · 24/06/2017

Christian Aid Coffee Morning

Many thanks to all who supported the recent Christian Aid Coffee morning · 16/05/2017

Irish Wheelchair Association Annual Gig

The Irish Wheelchair Association’s ’Annual Music Gig 2017’ took place recently · 16/05/2017

Sacred Heart News

The Sacred Heart Raises The Blue Star Flag · 16/05/2017

Roscrea Community Games secure a hat trick of National Title

Memories from a great weekend for Roscrea Community Games · 16/05/2017

87 Bridge Club

A night of celebration at the Roscrea Bridge Club · 16/05/2017

Launch Date For New Tipperary Anthem

The eagerly anticipated launch of Séamus Doran’s new GAA song, in association with the Credit Unions of Tipperary. · 16/05/2017

Coffee Morning Success

Coffee Morning fundraiser for Hospice at Coffeys Pharmacy Roscrea · 16/05/2017

Annual Commemoration

Annual Commemoration Sunday At Roscrea Castle · 11/03/2017

Family Tribute to the late Richard Dickie Giles.

Family Tribute to the late Richard Dickie Giles. · 11/03/2017

Roscrea People Of The Year

Photo Memories from the Roscrea People Of The Year Awards · 11/03/2017

Roscrea Sports Awards

Memories from this year’s Roscrea Sports Stars Awards · 11/03/2017

Sr Mona Maher Uganda School Project

CCE RosCre Fundraiser Concert Held Recently. Proceeds in Aid of Sr Mona Maher Uganda School Project · 11/03/2017

The Charity Firewalk Challenge 2017

The Charity Firewalk Challenge 2017 for Milford Hospice and Roscrea Bereavement Group held in the Millhouse, Roscrea recently · 11/03/2017


Quick Wins For 2017........Can You Help · 11/03/2017

Roscrea Credit Union Schools Quiz 2017

Well done to all the winners and all those that took part in the annual Roscrea Credit Union Schools Quiz · 11/03/2017

Roscrea Churches Together

Roscrea Churches Together Community Event · 11/03/2017

Save Yourself A Lot Of Money With A FREE Financial Review Se

After 18 months of hard work, Roscrea Credit Union has formed a strategic alliance with CU Insured Ltd, one of Ireland’s leading and most innovative Insurance Intermediary companies, to provide it’s members with a FREE financial review and access to a comprehensive (whole) range of financial products and services. · 23/12/2016

Roscrea Enhancement Awards

The presentation of the much anticipated 2016 Roscrea Enhancement Awards took place over the last number of weeks. In a change to last year’s awards ceremony, this year, members of the Enhancement Committee travelled to each of the award recipients to present their individual awards. · 23/12/2016

Roscrea Tidy Towns Says Thanks

Roscrea Tidy Towns Committee acknowledge the valuable support of so many of you as another calendar year comes to an end, and look forward to many more people, schools and community groups becoming involved in projects to give the town that much needed push that it requires to get it over the line to “Silver Medal” status in the year ahead. · 23/12/2016

Roscrea People Launch

Roscrea People Launch and Roscrea People Of The Year Announced · 17/12/2016

Roscrea Credit Union Annual Art Competition 2016

Roscrea Credit Union recently announced the local winners of the ILCU Annual Art Competition · 17/12/2016

Recent Events Around Roscrea

This feature includes amongst other news items the St Cronan’s Centre Annual Dinner Dance, The Ashbury Residents 1916 Garden, Blood Donar Awards, Mary McNamara Presentation, Christian Aid Coffee Morning, Roscrea Age Friendly Town, Roscrea crib, Taste Of Roscrea & More · 17/12/2016

Show A Little Kindness

Well done to all the organisers of the show a little kindness concert in Roscrea. It was a wonderful event that was really enjoyed by all. · 17/12/2016

St Annes Playground

St Annes School opened their new playground recently. Click here for some photos from the big day. Well done to all involved! · 05/11/2016

Roscrea Miscellany

Roscrea Miscellany Particiapnts · 05/11/2016


St Cronan’s camogie club presented Roscrea Got Talent sponsored by Roscrea Credit Union recently · 05/11/2016

Katie Taylor Visits Scoil Iosef Naofa, Corville

Click here for details of the former Olympic Champion’s visit · 05/11/2016

Festival of Faith

Memories of a great week in Roscrea · 05/11/2016

Born from Sadness

Mary McNamara’s first book of poetry was launched recently · 05/11/2016

Onwards & Upwards For Local Tidy Towns Committee

This was the message echoed loud and clear at the recent Tidy Towns meeting · 11/10/2016

Launch Of Parish Mission

Click here for all the details of the upcoming parish mission · 11/10/2016

Roscrea Tidy Towns Results 2016

Phenomenal increase of 7 marks for local Tidy Towns Committee. Full report available here · 27/09/2016

Soapbox Results

Click here for the results of Roscrea’s first ever soapbox race · 27/09/2016

Together Let Us Make Roscrea A Great Place To Grow Old In

Age Friendly Roscrea has extended an open invitation to the Businesses & Service Providers in Roscrea to attend an open forum in the Racket Hall Hotel on the 28th of September at 7.30pm. The forum will feature Colm Mc Carthy, Economist and Shane Winters Age Friendly Ireland. · 19/09/2016

Coffee Morning Invitation

An Garda Siochana and Age Friendly Roscrea Invite You To A Coffee Morning. Click Here For More · 19/09/2016

RCU And Chamber Honours Jo Jo Cunningham

Roscrea Credit Union & Chamber Of Commerce Honours Jo Jo Cunningham. “Tipperary’s Greatest GAA Supporter” was how Brian King the Manager of Roscrea Credit Union and The Secretary Of Roscrea Chamber Of Commerce described Roscrea stalwart Jo Jo Cunningham at a most uplifting event in the premises of Roscrea Credit Union on Friday morning last. · 03/09/2016

Heritage Week In Roscrea

Click here for some photo memories of a most memorable heritage week in Roscrea. Well done to all involved especially Pamela, Brí, Adrian, Joe and Liam. · 03/09/2016

Roscrea Plays A Part In New Tipp Song

The two Johnnies pay a visit to Kennedy Park Roscrea and St Cronans Gaa field · 03/09/2016

National Heritage Week

National Heritage Week (21st-28th) August is co-coordinated by the Heritage Council and its aim is to build awareness and education regarding our heritage. Click here for Roscrea events. · 16/08/2016


During National Heritage Week, St. Cronan’s Church of Ireland, Roscrea is organizing an exhibition entitled ‘Human Stories,’ commemorating the centenaries of World War I and The Easter Rising in flowers and artefacts · 16/08/2016

Roscrea Enhancement Plan: Signage Strategy

The Roscrea Signage Strategy Draft Plan Is Available For Inspection At Roscrea Credit Union · 13/08/2016

Roscrea Enhancement Plan Update

The Chairman of the Roscrea Enhancement Committee, Brian King was available earlier this week to give an update on the progress of the Roscrea Enhancement Plan. · 13/08/2016

Roscrea Cardiac Responders Presentation

The responders would like to thank the people of Roscrea for there generosity and are pleased to announce that there is now an AED available in Assumption Park. · 13/08/2016


STARCAMP is Ireland’s leading, most exciting and uplifting Summer camp experience. · 13/08/2016

Horse And Pony Meeting In Roscrea

The first horse and pony event in Roscrea proved to be a most memorable occasion. · 13/08/2016

Relaunch of Racket Hall Hotel

The future of the ever popular Racket Hall Country Hotel in Roscrea is bright said Allen Mc Enery, the hotels managing director at the relaunch of the property · 13/08/2016

World Record Beaten In Roscrea

Bobby King Shatters world record by playing 13 full rounds of golf in 12 hours · 13/08/2016

Ballyskenach Athletics Club:

Recently, nearly 300 athletes completed the Ballyskenach Athletics Club 5K road race · 13/08/2016

Roscrea Tidy Towns Update

The Tidy Towns Committee acknowledge and thank all of you who contributed to their recent town collection and reach out for more support · 23/07/2016

A Positive Future For The Town Of Roscrea

Although two years old this letter which first appeared on this website two years ago and is every bit as relevant today as it was in 2014. The letter is re-submitted this week upon requests from visitors to the website who were familiar with the letter and were not happy at some media coverage about Roscrea earlier this week. · 08/07/2016

Age Friendly Roscrea Consultation Feedback

Recently more than 40 people gathered at the Muintir na Tire Hall in Roscrea to hear the feedback from the recent Age Friendly Roscrea Consultation Process that has been taking place over the last few months, led by Anne Keevey, Chairperson of Age Friendly Roscrea · 02/07/2016

Roscrea Business And Innovation Park

Roscrea Business and Innovation Park “one of the foremost sites available in Ireland for foreign direct investment “according to IDA Ireland. Roscrea Chamber Of Commerce To Play Key Role In Park Development · 02/07/2016

Bealtaine Concert

A Concert, organised by Joan Murray with the RosHall choir and other special guest artists took place in the Abbey Hall, Roscrea recently. What a splendid night of music, singing and storytelling; reeling in the years 1916-2016 which entertained a packed audience who joined in singing the chorus of many well-known songs! · 11/06/2016

Colaiste Phobal Win local Derby

Coláiste Phobal 5-17 Cistercian College 3-14 · 11/06/2016

GAA president visits Schools To promote Feile Na NGAEL 201

GAA president visits Schools To promote Feile Na NGAEL 2016 · 11/06/2016

Shooting from the Hip

The opening recently of the Damer House Gallery of ‘Shooting from the Hip’, a Postcard Project was part of the Co. Tipperary Arts Office Bealtaine Festival. · 11/06/2016

Glen Glas open New Community House

Gleann Glas Residents Group formally opened their community house, Teach na Gréine, recently. · 11/06/2016

Junior Tidy Towns Committee Poetry Competition

For a full list of the winners, please click here · 11/06/2016

Roscrea Community Remembrance Garden

1916 Irish Proclamation Signatory – Patriot Thomas MacDonagh Commemorated in Roscrea Ceremony. · 11/06/2016

Memories From Pieta House Darkness Into Light 2016

Click Here For Photo Gallery · 11/06/2016

Poetry & 1916 Garden Of Remembrance To be launched During Bi

Poetry from all Primary Schools based on elements of the 1916 Easter Rising has now come in from all seven Primary schools, and has been passed to the Adjudicator in time for results to be announced and a Prize giving Ceremony planned for Friday at 2 p.m. prior to the Official opening and Ecumenical Blessing of the Tidy Towns 1916 Garden of Remembrance and Community Commemoration Ceremony at the rear of Roscrea Library on the Birr road at 3.30 p.m. · 23/05/2016

1916 Irish Proclamation Signatory – Patriot Thomas MacDonagh

Roscrea Tidy Towns Committee and the Community of Roscrea will honour Patriot Thomas MacDonagh in a fitting Ceremony on Friday afternoon the 27th May, 2016 at 3.30 p.m. · 23/05/2016

ST Cronan’s Church of Ireland, Roscrea, Fundraising Event

ST Cronan’s Church of Ireland, Roscrea, present country and gospel singer James Kilbane in concert at St Cronan’s Church on Sunday the 29th of May 2016 at 8p.m for a night of country and gospel. · 23/05/2016

Launch of Roscrea Enhancement Committee Awards 2016

After the great success of the 2015 Roscrea Enhancement Awards the Enhancement Committee was delighted to announce formal details this week of the 2016 awards. · 23/05/2016

Irish Wheelchair Association

Great Night Of Music And Fundraising · 07/05/2016

Saint Cronans Day

Saint Cronan’s Pilgrim/Friendship Walk · 07/05/2016

Roscrea Responders

To celebrate our first anniversary the group has done free CPR/AED awareness in the local pharmacys in Roscrea. · 07/05/2016

Launch Of Bishop Willie Walsh’s book ‘No Crusader’ at Damer

It was standing room only recently at Damer House for the launch of Bishop Willie Walsh’s autobiography ‘No Crusader’. · 07/05/2016

Know Your Rights: Free Legal Advice

Know Your Rights Question.I’m going to take some time off work to look after my children. What effect will this have on my contributions for the State pension? Are advertisements saying that landlords won’t accept tenants getting Rent Supplement allowed?. This and information on water grants, cycling fines, farm assist etc are all outlined by clicking here · 07/05/2016

Walkability Study of Roscrea

Hippocrates once said that “Walking is man’s best medicine.” Click Here For More · 07/05/2016

Roscrea Hurling & Camogie Club Honours

Roscrea Hurling & Camogie Club Dinner Dance and Presentation Night held in Racket Hall Hotel . Presentations To County Junior Camogie Champion’s, County Junior Hurling Champions & County Junior Hurling Champions 1986 · 09/04/2016

Roscrea People Of The Year Awards In Photos

Photos From The Roscrea People Of The Year Awards. Congratulations To all the Recipients And Well Done To All The Organisers Especially George Cunningham and Carmel. · 09/04/2016

Roscrea Sports Awards

For A Photo Gallery Of The 2016 Awards, Please Click Here · 09/04/2016

RSU Youth Awards

Congratulations to all involved in the second RSU Youth awards · 09/04/2016

St Patricks Day Parade

Memories From This Year’s Parade · 09/04/2016

Local Schools Remember 1916

Some photos from our local schools and how they celebrated 100 years of history · 09/04/2016

Camross Fashion Show

Camross Comhaltas Branch recently hosted a very successful Fashion Show in Camross Hall. · 09/04/2016

Best Year Ever For Roscrea Tidy Towns:

Chairman Denis Ryan was loud in his praise at the recent Tidy Towns AGM · 09/04/2016

SafeTalk Suicide Alertness For Everyone Seminar

This event will take place on Tuesday March 1st in Roscrea. Please click here for details about the event and registration · 10/02/2016

Roscrea Chamber Of Commerce News

Roscrea Chamber Of Commerce Update Including The Roscrea Enterprise Centre, Rates, Invest In Tipperary, Taro, New Members and more · 09/02/2016

Roscrea People of the Year 2015

The 29th Annual Awards organised by Roscrea People, 1987-2015 will take place this Friday the 15th of January in the Racket Hall Hotel. All Are Invited To Come Along · 12/01/2016

Launch Of Roscrea Sli Na Slainte Route

Wednesday January 27th at 10am In Rosemary Square. All Are Invited To Come Along · 12/01/2016

Roscrea Enhancement Awards 2015

“Roscrea’s Best Days Are Yet To Come” the words of Brian King, Chairman of “The Roscrea Enhancement Committee” in a very uplifting, passionate and positive address at the inaugural Enhancement Committee awards which took place on Sunday last in the castle complex, Roscrea. · 23/12/2015

The Build Up To Christmas 2015 In Roscrea

Photo Memories From Many Events Around Roscrea Building Up to Christmas 2015. Yet Again Evidence Of A Very Vibrant Community. Best Wishes To Everyone. · 23/12/2015

Launch of Roscrea Community Action Plan

The Community Action Plan for Roscrea was launched recently at Racket Hall by Minister Alan Kelly · 22/12/2015

Irish Wheelchair Association (IWA) Celebrates 20 Years of Se

The Irish Wheelchair Association were joined recently by local members, friends, staff and volunteers past and present for a celebration which took place in Racket Hall Country House Hotel to mark 20 years of services in Roscrea. · 22/12/2015

Christmas Group Show.

Damer House Gallery Christmas Show · 22/12/2015

Ashbury Residents Awards 2015

Ashbury Residents Association recently hosted an awards night to honour five unsung hero’s of Roscrea. · 22/12/2015

Roscrea Business Watch Launched As Part Of Local Security Sh

The much anticipated launch of “Roscrea Business Watch” took place as part of a Business Security Showcase which took place on Friday last in the Racket Hall, Hotel, Roscrea. · 24/10/2015

Roscrea Native Pens The Definitive Record On All-Ireland U21

Congratulations to Jim Fogarty a former native of Roscrea who recently penned and released he’s latest GAA book entitled “The Cross Of Cashel which focuses upon all the All-Ireland U21 Hurling Finals played since the competition’s inception in 1964 right up to the absorbing classic of 2014. · 23/10/2015

Roscrea Enhancement Plan Update

The quarterly meeting of the Roscrea Enhancement plan took place recently . For full update, please click here · 23/10/2015

Roscrea And District Angling Club

ROSCREA and District Angling Club are a newly formed club started in July 2014 by club secretary David Warren. They are a club dedicated to conservation and protection of the Little Brosna. Working alongside a number of groups their first year up and running has been a huge success. · 23/10/2015

The World Of Columbanus Centres On Roscrea

THE 57th Roscrea consecutive conference to be held as usual at the Cistercian Abbey Roscrea · 23/10/2015

Roscrea Summer Reading Challenge

Well done to all who took part in the summer reading challenge. The certs of achievement were presented recently at Roscrea Library · 03/10/2015

Lifting the Lanterns

Some photo memories from the recent lifting of the lanterns event · 03/10/2015

Culture Night In Roscrea

Congratulations to all involved in the recent culture night in Roscrea · 03/10/2015

Roscrea Citizens Information Centre Celebrates 40 Years Of S

Congratulations to all Involved in the 40th anniversary of Roscrea Citizens Information · 03/10/2015

Roscrea Through The Ages

Monthly update from Roscrea Through The Ages including the trout from Roscrea fish farm that were flown to New York for a fishing competition to try to promote fishing in Ireland in the 60s · 03/10/2015

Business Watch Seminar

Momentum is gathering for Roscrea’s first ever Business Watch seminar which will take place on Friday, October 16th at 7pm in the Racket Hall, Hotel, Roscrea. · 03/10/2015

St Cronans Window Blessing

Service of Dedication Roscrea Group of Parishes were delighted to welcome Bishop Kenneth recently. · 03/10/2015

End of an Era for RCTLC

John Lupton asks that the County Council would reconsider the structure of the company running the swimming pool, as RCTLC hosts it’s last meeting after 21 successful years · 15/09/2015

Roscrea Tidy Towns 2015

Roscrea Tidy Towns Has Carried Out Some Great Work So Far In 2015. Roscrea Junior Tidy Towns In Particular Continues To Be A Great Success. Click Here For A Photo Gallery Showing The Great Work By One of Roscrea’s Leading Organisations · 20/07/2015

Team Bernie Golf Classic

A Golf Classic In Aid Of Action Breast Cancer Awareness And In Memory Of A great Roscrea Lady, Bernie McGinn, Took Place Recently At Roscrea Golf Club And Proved To Be A Great Success · 18/07/2015

Celebrity Chef Kevin Dundon Visits Super Valu Roscrea

Kevin Dundon, No Stranger To Super Valu Roscrea, Gave Another Mastercalss Recently In Fine Cooking At Affordable Prices · 18/07/2015

Kennedy Park Famiy Fun Day

Memories from Another Action Packed Family Fun Day At Kennedy Park · 18/07/2015

Roscrea Tourist Office Opens

Find out about Roscrea’s latest amenity by clicking here · 18/07/2015

Aldi Opens In Roscrea

Some Photo Memoires From The Opening Of Aldi In Roscrea · 18/07/2015

New Life For Roscrea Library Field

Poetry, Fairies & Wildlife Add A New Interest To The Roscrea Library Field. · 06/07/2015

Seamus O’Doherty Remembers Fr Michael Collins

local historian Seamus O’Doherty reflects on the life of Fr Michael Collins And The Emerging Talent Of Alan Tynan · 04/07/2015

New Town Map And Information Guide For Roscrea

Roscrea Enhancement Committee, launch new Roscrea Town Map and Information Guide · 04/07/2015

Roscrea Country Market

Roscrea Country Market Ltd recently celebrated 50 years trading. · 04/07/2015

Bumbleance Truck Run 2015

Children’s ambulance service Bumbleance are set to benefit from a mammoth charity truck run which was held recently · 04/07/2015

Tidy Towns Poster Competition Winners 2015

Congratulations to all the winners of the annual Roscrea Tidy Towns Poster Competition. A great success once again. · 04/07/2015

Launch Of Roscrea Enhancement Committee Awards 2015

The wonderful and historic surrounds of the Roscrea Castle Complex provided the ideal backdrop for the recent launch of the Roscrea Enhancement Committee Awards 2015. · 04/07/2015

Roscrea World War 1 Exhibition A Huge Success.

Recently over one hundred people piled in to the Annex of Damer house to hear the stories of the people from Roscrea who fought and died in World War 1. · 04/07/2015

Magical Evening At St Cronan’s Church Roscrea For CD Launch

A truly magical night is the best way of summing up what really was one of the most memorable occasions so far this year in Roscrea. On Friday the 8th of May last, well-wishers, music lovers and friends and family of Seamus Doran flocked to the majestic St Cronan’s Catholic Church, Roscrea for the eagerly anticipated launch of Seamus Doran’s new CD entitled “Believe” · 09/05/2015

Roscrea Community Choir 2015

Roscrea Community Choir enjoyed a busy fruitful year. Click here for more details. · 09/05/2015

Roscrea Darts

Roscrea Darts Committee Go from “Strength To Strength · 09/05/2015

Clean Roscrea Day

Despite the inclement weather residents and voluntary groups of Roscrea came together recently for a let’s clean Roscrea day · 02/05/2015

Saint Cronan’s Pilgrim And Friendship Walk

Roscrea’s sixth annual pilgrim friendship walk in honour of St. Cronan was held recently · 02/05/2015


On Friday and Saturday the 15th and 16th of May Roscrea Through The Ages along with Ireland Reaching Out and Roscrea Heritage will be putting on an exhibition and talks on the men from the town who fought and died in WW1. · 02/05/2015

Gaelscoil Presentation

Jersey presentation, & Conradh na Gaeilge Árd Fheis official opening in Roscrea and tribute to the late Séamus Ó Coisdealbha · 02/05/2015

Roscrea Community Diary

For All The Latest Events In Roscrea & Surrounding Areas, Please Click Here: · 21/04/2015

Great Anticipation Ahead OF CD Launch

“Believe” The ALL New CD From Local Songwriter Seamus Doran Launches On May 8th · 21/04/2015

Greenway Project Talks Started.

Exciting Project To Link Roscrea, Birr & Portumna Gains Momentum · 21/04/2015

Roscrea Hurling Club News

Lotto, Training & Membership 2015 · 18/04/2015

Roscrea Golf Club News And Results

All the latest news and results including photos from Roscrea Golf Club · 18/04/2015

Roscrea Rugby Notes

Presentation of jerseys as U13 players prepare to become the first touring Roscrea Juvenile side in history . · 18/04/2015

Damer House Gallery

Saibhreas-opening Saturday 11 April at 3.00pm in Damer House Gallery in association with the Laois Arthouse · 07/04/2015

Major Award For local FRS Office

Congratulations to FRS, Whose National Headquarters Is located In Roscrea, On Winning A 250K Start Up Competition Which Was Held Recently · 02/04/2015

Roscrea Spring Conference

Roscrea Spring Conference will take place at Mount St Joseph Cistercian Abbey, Roscrea, Co. Tipperary from Friday the 10th of April to Sunday the 12th of April 2015. From Mississippi to Roscrea! · 10/03/2015

Roscrea St. Patricks Day Parade

Fr. Corbett To Review Roscrea’s 37th St. Patrick’s Day Parade · 09/03/2015

Launch of Strictly Cool Dancing

The Strictly “ Cool “ Dancing fund raiser is being organised by the Coolderry GAA Club and involves 16 pairs of dancers working towards a major performance on the 18th of April · 02/03/2015

Junior Tidy Towns Leads The Way In Roscrea

The Growing Phenomenon That Junior Tidy Towns Is, Continues To Grow And Involves The Young People Of The Town....Click here to read more · 02/03/2015

Celebration for the Year of Consecrated Life

Recently Mt St. Joseph’s were delighted to host the Killaloe Diocesan Celebration for the Year of Consecrated Life at the invitation of Bishop Kieran O’Reilly. · 27/02/2015

Inane Rovers U 14 Medal Presentation Night

Great evening for Inane Rovers · 14/02/2015

Roscrea Credit Union annual Schools Quiz

Roscrea Credit Union hosted it’s much anticipated annual school’s quiz recently. A big thank you to all who took part. · 14/02/2015

Final Day Family

A Look Back On The Hurling Career Of Michael loughnane · 10/02/2015

Remembering Owney Killoran Roscrea and Tipperary

Read a glowing tribute to one of Roscrea’s finest by Seamus O’Doherty on www.roscreaonline.com. Click here for more · 29/01/2015

Tribute To The Late Dermot Fitzgerald

Roscrea Online pays tribute to Dermot Fitzgerald compliments of Seamus O’Doherty. Click here for more · 29/01/2015

Tribute To Pat Dynan

Click here to read a tribute composed by Seamus O’ Doherty for the late Pat Dynan (1940 – 2014) · 24/01/2015

Roscrea People of the Year Awards

Congratulations to all the recipients. The 28th Awards’ evening was sponsored by Bernie’s SuperValu with associate sponsorship from Roscrea Heritage Society, Rocktop Asset Management Ltd and Roscrea Credit Union. · 24/01/2015

Tracy Cre SF Cumann Honour 1923 Victims

Tracy Cre SF Cumann Held a wreath laying ceremony recently for Patrick McNamara, Patrick Russell, Frederick Burke, Martin O Shea, who were executed in the garden of the castle in Roscrea on the 15th January 1923. · 24/01/2015

Memoires From A Week Of Light And Hope

Congratulations to all involved in the Roscrea week of Light and Hope. Photo memories of just some of the many events are available here compliments of local photographer PJ Wright · 24/01/2015

Roscrea Youth Award Winners Announced

The inaugural Roscrea Stands Up Youth awards will be held in Racket Hall Hotel on the 16th of January. A full list of the recipients is available here. Well done everyone · 13/01/2015

Your Health is Your Wealth

A very successful and informative evening took place recently in the Abbey Hall Roscrea attended by over 150 people. · 22/12/2014

Lighting Up At Christmas In Kennedy Park

Kennedy Park Brophy Terrace and Cois Carrig had the Lighting of their Christmas tree recently · 22/12/2014

Launch of Roscrea People By Author George Cunningham

Roscrea People Celebrates 40 Years plus the Roscrea People Of The Year Award winners · 22/12/2014

Jack Moyney VC Honoured

the Ashbury residents association unveiled a plaque in memory and honour of Mr Jack( John ) Moyney VC who previously lived at number 9 Legion Villas · 22/12/2014

Noel Coonan Welcomes Good News For Local School

Tipperary TD Noel Coonan has welcomed the news that Sacred Heart NS, Roscrea features on the Government’s 2015 School Building Programme with their new school project going to construction in 2015. · 22/12/2014

Great Early Christmas Present for Ashbury

Years of frustration and disappointment have been wiped away as the new footpath gets underway in Ashbury · 22/12/2014

Roscrea Credit Union Car Loans

Roscrea Credit Union has had a number of difficult years. However with the easement of lending restrictions the credit union is very much back in the lending market in Roscrea and it’s surrounds. If you are thinking of buying a car in the new year or need a loan for another reason, please do give us a call. Remember all credit union loans are on the reducing balance rate and have free loan protection insurance plus many more great features. (Terms and Conditions Apply) · 22/12/2014

Roscrea Cardiac Responder Group

Roscrea Cardiac Responder Group are please to announce the placement of an AED on the external wall of the Abbey Hall in Roscrea. · 22/12/2014

Living with Grief and Loss Workshop

Recently, a group of 18 people came together in Mount Carmel Nursing Home, to learn about and reflect on Grief and Loss. · 22/12/2014

Great Anticipation Ahead Of Roscrea Christmas CD Launch

Thursday evening the 4th of December 2014 promises to be a most special and memorable evening in Roscrea. · 22/11/2014

Roscrea Clubs Exhibition a Huge Success

Roscrea Stands Up Youth Group and Coláiste Phobal, collaborated in setting up the first ever clubs exhibition in Roscrea · 01/11/2014

Roscrea Cardiac Responders Presentation Night

Roscrea Cardiac Responders hosted their certificate and AED presentation night on Saturday last in the Auburn lounge. · 01/11/2014

Roscrea Beavers October News

The Beavers from 6th Tipperary Roscrea Scout Group have enjoyed a very busy start to the 2014 – 2015 Scout year. · 31/10/2014

Roscrea Scouts October News

Scouts receive Chief Scout Award & Bronze President Awards · 31/10/2014

Credit Union Honoured To Play Key Role in World War 1 Event

Roscrea Credit Union Honoured To Play It’s Role in Historic World War 1 Commemoration Event By Inviting Seattle Police Pipes & Drums Band To Roscrea · 04/10/2014

Culture Night in Damer House Gallery

Itsa Collective brings artists research and practice into focus for Culture Night in Roscrea · 04/10/2014

Seattle State Police Band To Help Roscrea Commemorate World

Tuesday September 30th will prove to be a very historic day for the town on Roscrea. Throughout the afternoon of the 30th a major event will commemorate all the Roscrea people who both fought and died in World War 1. · 22/09/2014

Meetings With Enterprise Irealnd, IDA & Minister For Justice

A number of meetings took place recently in Roscrea involving the IDA, Enterprise Ireland and The Minister For Justice, Frances Fitzgerald · 20/09/2014

Festival Of Hurling

Roscrea GAA Club Festival Of Hurling · 20/09/2014

Roscrea Lions Club 10K

Roscrea Lions Club recently launched their annual Charity run which will feature two independent running events. · 16/09/2014

Roscrea Credit Union News

All the latest news from Roscrea Credit Union · 16/09/2014

Kennedy Park Family Fun Day

Great Success For Family Fun Day in Kennedy Park · 13/09/2014

Minister Alan Kelly Gets Behind Roscrea

Recently Minister Kelly spent the day in Roscrea and visited a number of local community groups and organisations including, Roscrea cycling club, St. Anne’s special needs school parents association and Roscrea athletics club amongst others. · 23/08/2014

St. Annes S.N.S Charity Sportive

As part of St. Anne’s continuing fundraising efforts St. Anne’s are hosting a charity sportive cycle. The cycle will take place on September 28th. For more, please click here · 23/08/2014

Family Fun Day In Kennedy Park

A family fun day will take place in Kennedy Park on the 31st of August 2014 with gates opening at 1pm · 23/08/2014

Credit Unions Photography Competition

The Credit Unions of Tipperary, in conjunction with Tipperary Libraries, have just announced the launch of their extremely popular calendar photography competition, based on the theme “Tipperary Goes Wild”. · 05/08/2014

Roscrea Credit Union Quarterly Cash Draw

Cash Draw, Lending, New Volunteers & World War 1 Commemoration all featured here · 05/08/2014

New Exhibition Opens In Damer House Gallery

Opening times are from Wednesday to Sunday from 11am – 5.30pm. · 01/08/2014


Roscrea man Steve Carroll completes challenge in Spain · 01/08/2014

Bernie’s Super Valu Raise 5000 For St Annes

Bernie’s Super Valu set out at the beginning of June this year to raise e5000 for the new playground at St Anne’s School · 01/08/2014


On a beautiful day recently a new display-board was erected in the entrance area of the Black Mills in Roscrea. · 01/08/2014

Kennedy Park Celebrations

Celebrating 50 Years · 01/08/2014

Cúl Camp Roscrea

Roscrea GAA played host to its annual Kellogg’s GAA Cúl camp recently. · 01/08/2014

New Roscrea Cycling Club

Roscrea Leisure Cycling group is a newly formed group, set up by local cyclists. · 15/07/2014

Roscrea Heritage & Walking Festival

Roscrea will this year for the first time run a heritage and walking Festival. Organised and run by the Roscrea Trail Blazers the festival will commence on Saturday the 7th of June. · 03/06/2014

Launch Of Roscrea & District Events Guide 2014

Roscrea Enhancement Plan Launches Painting Scheme & Roscrea & District Events Guide 2014 · 03/06/2014

Roscrea Through The Ages Officially Launched

The much anticipated launch of Roscrea Through the Ages took place on Thursday evening last in the White House, Roscrea. The website www.roscreathroughtheages.org is sponsored by Roscrea Credit Union and builds upon the fabulous success of the Roscrea Through The Ages Facebook Page. · 17/05/2014

Darkness Into Light Memories 2014

Some Photo Memories Of Another Very Successful Darkness Into Light Campaign in Roscrea · 17/05/2014

Ballyskenagh Drama Group Presentations

Ballyskenagh Drama Group Presentations Took Place Recently With A Number Of Organisations Benefiting From The Groups Generosity · 17/05/2014

Roscrea Enhancement Plan Update

Roscrea Enhancement Plan Set To Launch a Series Of New Initiatives · 17/05/2014

The official opening of the St. Vincent De Paul Shop on Chur

Congratulations to all those involved in the local St Vincent De Paul for spearheading a wonderful project that cumulated recently with the opening of their new shop in Roscrea. · 05/04/2014

Dublin launch For Roscrea BooK

George Cunningham’s ‘the Round Tower at Roscrea and its Environs’ had its Dublin launch at St Patrick’s College last week · 05/04/2014

Roscrea Credit Union Supports Roscrea Through The Ages

Thursday the 17th of April 2014 will prove to be another historic evening in the social history of Roscrea, as a small committee of local people come together with their local Credit Union to launch a wonderful and exciting new website called “Roscrea Through The Ages”. · 05/04/2014

St Patricks Day Parade 2014

Click Here For Photo Memories Of the Roscrea Parade 2014. All photos complimentary of local photographer PJ Wright. Thanks P.J. · 05/04/2014

RCTLC Sports Awards 2014

The 2014 RCTLC Sports Awards Took Place Recently. For Photo Memories, Please Click Here · 15/03/2014

Roscrea Credit Union Annual Poster Competition

Roscrea Credit Union recently announced the local winners of the 30th ILCU annual Poster Competition. · 15/03/2014

Roscrea Credit Union Schools Quiz 2014

Roscrea Credit Union hosted it’s much anticipated annual school’s quiz recently. Once again the quiz attracted a massive turnout with teams from Roscrea and it’s neighbouring parishes and villages all taking part. · 15/03/2014

The Launch of The Round Tower at Roscrea And Its Environs

The launch of this fascinating new book took place recently. The official launch was performed by Richard Purcell ocso whose speech and photos of the event can be accessed here · 15/03/2014

Most Anticipated Book On Roscrea In Years Set To Launch Soon

One of the most eagerly awaited book’s to capture a significant part of the history of Roscrea will be launched soon. Acclaimed Author George Cunningham has a wonderful pre-publication offer. For more click here. · 01/02/2014

The 27th Roscrea People of the Year Awards

The 27th Annual Roscrea People of the Year Awards took place recently. For details including photographic memories of the event, click here · 01/02/2014

Week Of light Soccer Tournament

Click here for memories from the very well organised week of light football tournament. · 01/02/2014

Coolderry Supports Fr. Christy Kennedy’s Mission in the Phil

The Fundraising Concert for Fr. Christy Kennedy’s Philippine Mission will be held on Sun Feb 9th 2014 at 8.00p.m. sharp in Shinrone · 01/02/2014

Week Of light Art Competition

Memories from the week of light art competition. Well done to all who participated. · 01/02/2014

Roscrea Credit Union Latest News

News From Your local Credit Union Including Latest Cash Draw Winners · 11/01/2014

Support For Roscrea Christmas Lights:

In the coming days all businesses in the town will receive a letter with regards the Christmas Lights. · 18/12/2013

Taste Of Roscrea 2013

Memories From Another Very Successful “Taste Of Roscrea” Christmas Festival. · 18/12/2013

Roscrea People of the Year 2013

The 27th People of the Year Awards 2013 will be presented at the Abbey Hall on Tuesday the 14th of January 2014 · 18/12/2013

Searching For Inspiration

The Book by Joseph Putti, ‘Searching for Inspiration?’, was very successfully launched on Saturday last · 16/12/2013

Roscrea Author Launches Peter Black

John Lupton Jnr’s first novel “Peter Black – The Trials” was launched by his friend, historian, literary enthusiast and local author, Adrian Hewson, in Roscrea’s Abbey Hall · 16/12/2013

Literary Adventure Promised At Roscrea Book Launch.

Local author to launch new adventure novel · 05/12/2013

Roscrea Chamber Of Commerce Pay Parking

Local businesses gathered in the Racket Hall Hotel on Wednesday week last to discuss “Pay Parking” proposals in Roscrea. · 29/11/2013


Roscrea Tidy Towns 2013 Year In Review · 14/11/2013

Gothic Ireland explored at Roscrea at the 53rd Roscrea Conf

A large and appreciative audience from all over the island of Ireland enjoyed the in depth exploration of Gothic Architecture in Ireland from the middle ages to the nineteenth century during the 53rd Roscrea conference at the Cistercian Abbey of Mt St Joseph recently · 14/11/2013

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From Roscrea to New Guinea

The book was launched by former EU Commissioner, Charlie McCreevy, at Racket Hall Hotel, recently. · 08/11/2013

Roscrea Cinema Project Now More Than Just A Dream.

Chairman of the “Bring A Cinema To Roscrea” Committee Brian king, has thanked County Manager, Joe McGrath, Rosemary Joyce and North Tipperary County Council in general for their foresight in allowing the “Bring A Cinema To Roscrea” Committee the use of the former Roscrea Courthouse to help the dream of securing a community cinema for Roscrea a reality. · 08/11/2013

Major Entertainment Fundraiser In Aid Of Pieta House Roscrea

A major fundraiser in aid of Pieta House will take place in Roscrea on Monday evening the 21st of October at 9.30pm in “The Stand Pub Roscrea”. · 07/10/2013

53rd Roscrea Conference Celebrates Gothic Ireland

The 53rd Roscrea Conference will take place from Friday, November 1st to Sunday November 3rd. The theme of this year’s autumn conference is “Gothic Ireland: from the middle ages to the nineteenth century · 07/10/2013

Farewell to Rev Lesley Robinson

This week we say Farewell to Rev Lesley Robinson, priest in charge in the Church of Ireland Roscrea · 28/09/2013

Bronze Medal For Roscrea Tidy Towns

This is the first time Roscrea Has won a bronze medal for overall improvements and also won a national tree award for tree planting in and around Roscrea · 28/09/2013

SVP President Visits Roscrea

The National President of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul Mr. Geoff Meagher, recently visited Roscrea’s St. Cronan’s conference of the St Vincent De Paul Society · 28/09/2013

Pieta House is launched in Roscrea

Opening the new centre, the founder of the organisation Joan Freeman said that the people behind Pieta House in Roscrea were deeply passionate about their work · 28/09/2013

Farewell to Rev Lesley Robinson

This week we say Farewell to Rev Lesley Robinson, priest in charge in the Church of Ireland Roscrea who leaves to take up her new Ministry in Clontarf · 28/09/2013

The Birth Exchange Project Now Open

Damer House Gallery is happy to announce the opening of The Birth Exchange Project, an exhibition highlighting the work of 29 international Woman Print makers . · 28/09/2013

Damer House Gallery

The Birth Exchange Project Now Open · 28/09/2013



Roscrea Beo a Great Success

Memories Of Another Great Beo Festival Available Here · 31/08/2013

End Austerity

SVP calls for end to Austerity · 29/08/2013

Roscrea SVP Look To The Future

Roscrea St Vincent de Paul are opening a quality clothes and bric-a-brac shop in the town’s Church Street where quality goods will be sold at attractive prices · 17/08/2013

leaving Cert Students at Colaiste Phobal Roscrea

Congratulations to all the students in the community who received their leaving cert results recently. Local photographer PJ Wright was on hand to capture some of the big day moments · 17/08/2013

Roscrea Beo Festival Updates

All the latest news in the build up to this year’s festival which runs from the 22nd to the 25th of August · 02/08/2013

Catherina McKiernan launches the 2013 Tipperary Women’s Mini

North Tipperary Sports Partnership and South Tipperary Sports Partnership are delighted to announce that the 2013 Tipperary Women’s Mini Marathon · 02/08/2013

Roscrea Summerfest A Great Success

For memories of the Roscrea Summerfest, please click here · 02/08/2013

Pop Up Shop ’Art Gallery’ in Roscrea

Members of the Roscrea Creative Arts Group who meet weekly at North Tipperary LEADER Partnership in Roscrea will exhibit their paintings and wood carvings in Rosemary Street, Roscrea between August 2nd and August 9th next · 27/07/2013

Friends And Docents Of The Hunt Museum Explore Roscrea

ROSCREA’S 31st Wonder of the World, Monahincha Abbey, was visited by a group of thirty historians from the Hunt Museum last week, who were treated to a guided tour by Roscrea Historian George Cunningham. · 13/07/2013

Cancer Fundraiser A Huge Success

Caroline Creamer Reflects On Her Wonderful Initiative To Help Raise Funds For Cancer Research · 13/07/2013

Roscrea Dog Show

Well Done To All Who took Part In The Recent Roscrea SPCA Dog Show · 03/07/2013

Minster Reilly Visits Roscrea

Minister James Reilly On A Recent Visit To Roscrea · 03/07/2013

Best Wishes To Roscrea United

Roscrea United Official Opening · 03/07/2013

Roscrea Summerfest

Roscrea Summerfest 2013 will take place on July 28th. Click here for all the exciting news. · 28/06/2013

Roscrea Enhancement Plan Update:

The Roscrea Enhancement Plan committee would like to thank all the agencies currently involved in making great improvements to our town · 28/06/2013

GAA President Helps Raise Green Flag at Dromakeenan NS

On Monday last Liam O Neill, President of the GAA arrived in Scoil Chronain Naofa, Dromakeenan · 28/06/2013

Corville school 6th Class Awards and Graduation

Corville National School 6th Class Awards and Graduation took place recently. Click here for more · 28/06/2013


Latest Update From Roscrea Tidy Towns · 15/06/2013

St Anne’s Annual Golf Classic 2013

The 24th Annual St. Anne’s Golf Classic will take place on Saturday, June 29th 2012 at Roscrea Golf Club. The time sheet is now open and bookings can be made by contacting 087 2037700 · 15/06/2013

Roscrea Dog Show

Memories From Another Great Year · 15/06/2013


A group of local retailers have launched ‘Love Roscrea’ a campaign to encourage shopping in locally owned businesses. · 07/06/2013

Roscrea Enhancement Plan Gets the Green Light

The much anticipated launch of the Roscrea Enhancement Plan took place in the majestic surrounds of the Roscrea Castle Complex, Roscrea on Friday last. · 07/06/2013


Judging Set To Commence For This Year’s Annual Competition. what can you do to help? · 03/06/2013

Killavilla United Annual Golf Classic

The Killavilla United Annual Golf Classic took place recently. For winners and memories of the event, please click here. · 03/06/2013

Some Quick Wins For Roscrea Enhancement Plan

As the Roscrea Town Enhancement Plan moves towards its official launch, on Friday May 31st, it’s Chairman Brian king was able to demonstrate this week some great work that has already commenced as a result of the plan. · 23/05/2013

Ballyskenach Drama Group Fundraising Event

Click Here For Photos Of Recent Ballyskenach Drama Group Fundraising Event · 23/05/2013

Exhibition Opening

Exhibition Of Paintings Opens At Mount Saint Joseph Abbey, Roscrea. · 04/05/2013

Roscrea 800 celebrated in Style

Roscrea 800 was celebrated at the 52nd Roscrea Conference at Mount St Joseph Abbey, last recently · 03/05/2013

Tidy Towns Spring Clean

Photos From The Recent Roscrea Tidy Towns Spring Clean. a big Thank Yo To All Who Helped on The Night · 03/05/2013

Roscrea Tidy Towns Notes:

All the latest news (Spring 2013) from Roscrea Tidy Towns · 15/04/2013

Clonslisk National School Contest Schools Quiz Final:

Roscrea Credit Union are very proud of Clonlisk National School who contested the National Credit Union’s School’s Quiz Final on Sunday last in the RDS Dublin · 15/04/2013

Scoil Eoin Book launch:

Well Done To everyone In Scoil Eoin On Thier Involvment With “The Tale Of Clever Patrick & The Golden Grove Leprechaun” · 27/03/2013

Tidy Towns Poster Competition Awards

Congratulations To All This Year’s Tidy Towns Poster Competition Winners · 27/03/2013

Roscrea Goes live Around The World

Memories Of St Patrick’s Day Mass Which Was Televised live On RTE1. The Event Was Organised By Rosrea Comhaltas. Well Done To All involved · 27/03/2013

Roscrea Community Employment Forum

Roscrea Community Employment Forum is an amalgamation of 13 voluntary groups in the Roscrea and district community. · 15/03/2013

Roscrea Enhancement Plan Near Completion

The Chairman of the Roscrea Town Enhancement Plan, Brian King has announced this week that the final draft of the Roscrea Town Enhancement Plan will be formally adopted by the stakeholders at a meeting in March. · 01/03/2013

Roscrea People of the Year Night

Memories From The Rosrea People Of The Year Awards · 08/02/2013

Roscrea Chamber Of Commerce Review

The following is just a brief synopsis of another extremely busy and productive year for Roscrea Chamber Of Commerce. · 08/02/2013

Roscrea Chamber Of Commerce Review

The following is just a brief synopsis of another extremely busy and productive year for Roscrea Chamber Of Commerce. · 07/01/2012

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Roscrea History Section · 10/08/2009

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