Rooskey Community News

Baby boy

Baby boy

Congratulations to Fintan and Marie Shanley, Bornacoola on the recent birth of their son Ethan John.

Birthday wishes

Congratulations to JP Compton, Cloonfad, on his recent special birthday celebrations.


Please pray for the repose of the soul of Alan Wilmer, Mullagh whose funeral service took place to St Paul’s Church, Newtownforbes recently. Deepest sympathy is extended to his wife Barbara, daughter Sue, son-in-law, Malcolm, granddaughters Jade and Amber, to his family in the UK and all those who mourn his loss.

Wedding bells

Congratulations to John McHugh, formerly Knockhall and Jennifer Mallory, Chicago who were married recently in the US.

Congratulations to Geraldine McHugh, formerly Augha, and Darren McCabe, Larne, Belfast who were married in Slatta church recently with reception afterwards in the Glasson Country House hotel. The parish wishes them a long and happy life together to both couples.

Plaque unveiling

The unveiling and blessing of the plaque in memory of the late Fr Edmund Prendergast will take place at the 7.30pm vigil mass on Saturday 13th of April.

Community Games

Congratulations to Owen Doorley, Mark Cox, Enda Owens, Oisin Duffy, Aoife Tighe, Coman Conroy and Ciaran Cox who performed so well and their mentor Aidan Doorley. Congratulations to the children who took part in the model making and arts in the club house, and to those who went on to the county community games, Sarah Deehan, Chloe Nugent, Rachel Lawe, Genevieve Cox, Mark Cox, Conor Bipta, Ciaran Cox, Owen Doorley, Eoghan Murphy, Oisin Duffy, Jack Doorley and Conor Rogers with Oisin Duffy being awarded a silver medal and Jack Doorley and Conor Rogers both receiving gold. Well done to the children who participated at county level in the handwriting competition,namely Rian Harlow, Michelle Lupacesli, Ciara Rogers, and Kate Lawe.

Slatta N.S.

Come and join the staff and pupils of Slatta NS, on Monday, April 15th from 1.15pm as they take part in the Green Schools initiative. This day of action is part of the National Spring Clean. There will be an open day at 2pm the same day and everyone is invited along to see the changes in the school since they joined the project. School enrolment forms are now available for 2013-2014.


Summer Yoga classes start in the Weir Lodge, Rooskey on Thursday 11th of April at 7pm. Beginners and improvers welcome. Contact 087 2868254 for more details or booking, and bring a mat!


Kilglass Gaels Lotto result: Winning numbers 3, 5, 7, 23 and bonus 27. 4 x €50 winners, Pat Farrell, Drumsna, Jim Bohan, PJ McGuire, Ben and Aaron.


Well done to all the ladies of the Senior Scor figure dancers who are county champions but were narrowly beaten in Carrick-on-Shannon on Saturday in the Connaught final, they are, Eimear Reynolds, Linda Corcoran, Rachel Corcoran, Rebecca Coyle, Deirdre Duffy, Laura Duffy, Antoinette McCormack, Katie King, Edel McCormack, mentor Laura Duffy.