Rooskey Community News

“The Two Loves of Gabriel Foley”

“The Two Loves of Gabriel Foley”

Kilglass Gaels are having a fundraiser on Friday 08th March at 8.30pm in Kilglass Community Centre. They are hosting the 3 Act comedy “The Two Loves Of Gabriel Foley” by The Acorn Players. All the audiences so far love this hilarious comedy, where all is fair in love and war. Some of cast are no strangers to Rooskey. Gabriel Foley is played by Padraig McLoughlin, Hazel Myers (Monica Reilly), Chrissie McCabe (Anella McGuinness), Aggie Foley & Morag De Coursey (Margaret Healy), Lucy Lacey (Nicole Kearins), Clive Snell (Dave Price) and last but by no means least Liam Gavigan is played by the very popular Philip Flood. Not forgetting M.C. (Tommy Kellegher), Stage Manager (Maureen Lynch) and Front of House (Liz Geoghegan). Please support.


Kilglass Gaels lotto result, winning numbers were 1, 8, 10, 17, bonus 6. 6 x €34 winners; D&A McGuire, Una Compton, Eugene Boland, Padraig Heavin, G O’Neill, John Washington, next week’s draw in The Weir Lodge, jackpot €6,400.

Thank you

Rooskey Church Renovation Committee would like to thank all those who supported the table quiz and cake sale last weekend, and to all those who donated spot prizes and cakes. Total raised was €1,569.


Please pray for the repose of the soul of Sheila Daly, nee Clarke, RIP, sister of Hugh Clarke, Stoneyvale, whose funeral mass took place recently in New Zealand.

Rooskey NS enrolment

In order to maintain our present staffing of four mainstream class teachers, it is necessary to supply the department of education with evidence of enrolments for september. Those intending to enrol their children in Rooskey NS please do so as soon as possible. Thank you.

Ballyfeeney NS enrolment

Enrolment forms for Ballyfeeney school are now available for September. Please contact Catriona McDonnell on 071 9633855. We would appreciate it if forms were returned before March 15th. Thank you.

Scor Encore

Shows are now being televised each Sunday at 8pm on TG4. See our Kilglass Gaels dancers on Sunday 10th of March show. They are also appearing on the promotional ads on TG4.

Shave or Dye 2013

Melissa Kiernan will have her hair shaved in aid of the Irish Cancer Society in ‘Funky Fringes’, Tarmonbarry on Saturday, 23rd of March at 5pm. To donate or for details contact Melissa on 086 8969447. Please support this worthy cause. Go to or for further details.

Good luck

Good luck to Ellie Anne King, Ballyfeeney, and Lorraine McGlynn, Mooneenbeg, on their new ventures in Tarmonbarry, namely Ellie Anne’s hairdressers, ‘Funky Fingers’ and Lorraine’s ‘Ambience’ beauty salon.

Baby girl

Congratulations to Tony and Maria Lyons, Dromod, on the birth of their daughter Emily.

Memorial plaque

Anybody interested in sponsoring a plaque in memory of Fr Prendergast can contact Aidan Tully or Patrick McGuire.