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Current Features Scoil Chrónáin Naofa Raise their Sixth Green Flag Well done to Dromakeenan National school on it’s sixth green flag award · 24/06/2017 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 Christian Aid Coffee Morning Many thanks to all who supported the recent Christian Aid Coffee morning · 16/05/2017 87 Bridge Club A night of celebration at the Roscrea Bridge Club · 16/05/2017 Coffee Morning Success Coffee Morning fundraiser for Hospice at Coffeys Pharmacy Roscrea · 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 Sacred Heart News The Sacred Heart Raises The Blue Star Flag · 16/05/2017 Irish Wheelchair Association Annual Gig The Irish Wheelchair Association’s ’Annual Music Gig 2017’ took place recently
· 16/05/2017 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 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 Roscrea Churches Together Roscrea Churches Together Community Event · 11/03/2017 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 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 RSCREA TIDY TOWN’S COMMITTEE HOPE TO ATTRACT NEW LEADERS Quick Wins For 2017........Can You Help · 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 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 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 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 People Launch Roscrea People Launch and Roscrea People Of The Year Announced · 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 Roscrea Credit Union Annual Art Competition 2016 Roscrea Credit Union recently announced the local winners of the ILCU Annual Art Competition · 17/12/2016 ST CRONANS CAMOGIE CLUB St Cronan’s camogie club presented Roscrea Got Talent sponsored by Roscrea Credit Union recently · 05/11/2016 Born from Sadness Mary McNamara’s first book of poetry was launched 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 Roscrea Miscellany Roscrea Miscellany Particiapnts · 05/11/2016 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 Festival of Faith Memories of a great week in Roscrea · 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 WAR AND RISING REMEMBERED IN ROSCREA 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 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 Horse And Pony Meeting In Roscrea The first horse and pony event in Roscrea proved to be a most memorable occasion. · 13/08/2016 STARCAMP REACHES NEW HEIGHTS! STARCAMP is Ireland’s leading, most exciting and uplifting Summer camp experience. · 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 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 Ballyskenach Athletics Club: Recently, nearly 300 athletes completed the Ballyskenach Athletics Club 5K road race · 13/08/2016 Roscrea Enhancement Plan: Signage Strategy The Roscrea Signage Strategy Draft Plan Is Available For Inspection At Roscrea Credit Union · 13/08/2016 Roscrea 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 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 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 Glen Glas open New Community House Gleann Glas Residents Group formally opened their community house, Teach na Gréine, recently. · 11/06/2016 Memories From Pieta House Darkness Into Light 2016 Click Here For Photo Gallery · 11/06/2016 Colaiste Phobal Win local Derby Coláiste Phobal 5-17 Cistercian College 3-14 · 11/06/2016 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 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 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 GAA president visits Schools To promote Feile Na NGAEL 201 GAA president visits Schools To promote Feile Na NGAEL 2016 · 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 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 Irish Wheelchair Association Great Night Of Music And Fundraising · 07/05/2016 Walkability Study of Roscrea Hippocrates once said that “Walking is man’s best medicine.” Click Here For More · 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 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 Best Year Ever For Roscrea Tidy Towns: Chairman Denis Ryan was loud in his praise at the recent Tidy Towns AGM · 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 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 Roscrea Sports Awards For A Photo Gallery Of The 2016 Awards, Please Click Here · 09/04/2016 Camross Fashion Show Camross Comhaltas Branch recently hosted a very successful Fashion Show in Camross Hall. · 09/04/2016 Local Schools Remember 1916 Some photos from our local schools and how they celebrated 100 years of history · 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 Ashbury Residents Awards 2015 Ashbury Residents Association recently hosted an awards night to honour five unsung hero’s of Roscrea.
· 22/12/2015 Christmas Group Show. Damer House Gallery Christmas Show · 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 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 Lifting the Lanterns Some photo memories from the recent lifting of the lanterns event · 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 Culture Night In Roscrea Congratulations to all involved in the recent culture night in Roscrea · 03/10/2015 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 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 Roscrea Citizens Information Centre Celebrates 40 Years Of S Congratulations to all Involved in the 40th anniversary of Roscrea Citizens Information · 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 Roscrea Tourist Office Opens Find out about Roscrea’s latest amenity by clicking here · 18/07/2015 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 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 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 New Town Map And Information Guide For Roscrea Roscrea Enhancement Committee, launch new Roscrea Town Map and Information Guide · 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 Roscrea Country Market Roscrea Country Market Ltd recently celebrated 50 years trading. · 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 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 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 Gaelscoil Presentation Jersey presentation, & Conradh na Gaeilge Árd Fheis official opening in Roscrea and tribute to the late Séamus Ó Coisdealbha · 02/05/2015 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 ROSCREA REMEMBERS ITS WW1 HEROES . 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 Greenway Project Talks Started. Exciting Project To Link Roscrea, Birr & Portumna Gains Momentum · 21/04/2015 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 Roscrea Hurling Club News Lotto, Training & Membership 2015 · 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 Roscrea Golf Club News And Results All the latest news and results including photos from Roscrea Golf Club · 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 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 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 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 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 Inane Rovers U 14 Medal Presentation Night Great evening for Inane Rovers · 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 Roscrea Credit Union Car Loans
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· 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 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 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 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 Scouts October News Scouts receive Chief Scout Award & Bronze President Awards · 31/10/2014 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 Culture Night in Damer House Gallery Itsa Collective brings artists research and practice into focus for Culture Night in Roscrea · 04/10/2014 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 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 Credit Union News All the latest news from Roscrea Credit Union · 16/09/2014 Roscrea Lions Club 10K Roscrea Lions Club recently launched their annual Charity run which will feature two independent running events. · 16/09/2014 Kennedy Park Family Fun Day Great Success For Family Fun Day in Kennedy Park · 13/09/2014 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 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 Roscrea Credit Union Quarterly Cash Draw Cash Draw, Lending, New Volunteers & World War 1 Commemoration all featured here · 05/08/2014 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 Kennedy Park Celebrations Celebrating 50 Years · 01/08/2014 ROSCREAS ROUND TOWER On a beautiful day recently a new display-board was erected in the entrance area of the Black Mills in Roscrea. · 01/08/2014 New Exhibition Opens In Damer House Gallery Opening times are from Wednesday to Sunday from 11am – 5.30pm. · 01/08/2014 Cúl Camp Roscrea Roscrea GAA played host to its annual Kellogg’s GAA Cúl camp recently. · 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 ROSCREA MAN FINISHES 100k CHARITY WALK IN SPAIN Roscrea man Steve Carroll completes challenge in Spain · 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 Darkness Into Light Memories 2014 Some Photo Memories Of Another Very Successful Darkness Into Light Campaign in Roscrea · 17/05/2014 Roscrea Enhancement Plan Update Roscrea Enhancement Plan Set To Launch a Series Of New Initiatives · 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 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 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 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 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 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 Annual Poster Competition Roscrea Credit Union recently announced the local winners of the 30th ILCU annual Poster Competition. · 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 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 RCTLC Sports Awards 2014 The 2014 RCTLC Sports Awards Took Place Recently. For Photo Memories, Please Click 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 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 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 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 Taste Of Roscrea 2013 Memories From Another Very Successful “Taste Of Roscrea” Christmas Festival. · 18/12/2013 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 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 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 Searching For Inspiration The Book by Joseph Putti, ‘Searching for Inspiration?’, was very successfully launched on Saturday last · 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 NEWS - Tidy Towns ARE YOU INTERESTED IN MAKING THE ONE PERCENT DIFFERENCE” · 14/11/2013 ROSCREA TIDY TOWNS BEST YEAR YET 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Damer House Gallery The Birth Exchange Project Now Open · 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 2012 / 2013 - WAS THIS THE YEAR THAT THE ROSCREA COMMUNITY ROSCREA TIDY TOWNS
2012 / 2013 - WAS THIS THE YEAR THAT THE ROSCREA COMMUNITY HELPED THE TOWN TO SHINE ?
· 08/09/2013 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 Summerfest A Great Success For memories of the Roscrea Summerfest, please click here · 02/08/2013 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 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 Cancer Fundraiser A Huge Success Caroline Creamer Reflects On Her Wonderful Initiative To Help Raise Funds For Cancer Research · 13/07/2013 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 Best Wishes To Roscrea United Roscrea United Official Opening · 03/07/2013 Minster Reilly Visits Roscrea Minister James Reilly On A Recent Visit To Roscrea · 03/07/2013 Roscrea Dog Show Well Done To All Who took Part In The Recent Roscrea SPCA Dog Show · 03/07/2013 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 Roscrea Summerfest Roscrea Summerfest 2013 will take place on July 28th. Click here for all the exciting news. · 28/06/2013 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 TIDY TOWN’S COMMITTEE OSCARS Latest Update From Roscrea Tidy Towns · 15/06/2013 Roscrea Dog Show Memories From Another Great Year · 15/06/2013 LOCAL RETAILERS URGE COMMUNITY TO ‘LOVE ROSCREA’ AND SHOP LO 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 ROSCREA TIDY TOWNS COMMITTEE 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 John Moyney Roscrea History Section · 10/08/2009 Advertising Info Information for advertisers · 30/09/2005