Roscrea Town Notes

North Tipperary Federation ICA

North Tipperary Federation ICA

The North Tipperary Federation ICA Meeting will take place on Monday November 26th in the Community Hall Dunkerrin at 8pm .

Replies from Guild Members attending to Mary McGee at 0505-47356 Mobile 0864055570 .

The Christmas Party and Cookery Demonstration will be held in the Thatched Cottage , Ballycommon , Nenagh , on Monday December 17th

at 7pm. Cost €25.

Variety Concert

The Tipperary Association of Parkinson’s are hosting a variety concert in the Ragg, Thurles on Saturday, November 24th at 8pm. A huge line up of top artists will perform on the night. More details will be available next week.

Roscrea Heritage Society presents ‘Roscrea Miscellany’

An evening of Prose, Music & Song based on the format of Radio Eireann’s “Sunday Miscellany” will take place on this Wednesday the 14th of November at 8pm. Contributors will include  George Cunningham, Adrian Hewson, Gerry Maher, John Feehan, John Gunnell and Michael Costigan. Musical Interludes throughout the evening by Roscrea Community Choir, accompanied by Musical Director Joan Murray. The event is free and will take place in the Damer House Annex. For further information contact: (0505) – 21322. All are welcome.

Vincent De Paul

Roscrea St Vincent de Paul would like to welcome new members. Please contact 0879835787 if interested.

Prayerful Retreat

A retreat aimed at young adults (18-40 years) will take place at Mt. St. Joseph Abbey from the 9th to the 11th of November. The talks at the retreat will help explore the riches of faith in a prayerful atmosphere. For more information please contact Sr Una at 0906481666 or email Admission is by voluntary donation.

Roscrea Tennis Club

For those who would like to start playing tennis or wish to come back to tennis – you do so by signing up in the club house or contact Vivenne Crawford on (087)2161689. Ladies Doubles Autumn tournament will start in the next couple of weeks so keep an eye on the notice board in the club house.

Roscrea Lions Club Drama Festival

Date for your Diary - Roscrea Lions Club are running a Drama Festival for One Act Plays in the Abbey Hall on November 22 ,23 and 24 . Local Groups are participating and a great Festival is guaranteed.

Scripture Reading

A small group meet in the Legion Hall every Wednesday morning at 10:30am to reflect on the readings for the following Sunday. All are welcome to attend.

Roscrea Musical Society - Book


Roscrea Musical Society are thrilled and excited to announce that we are undertaking a new Project this year. We are delighted for the first time ever to be putting together a New Book based on the life of Roscrea Musical Society. We are looking for more information . Photos , Paper Clippings , programs, etc - especially Photos from the 1940’s and the 1950’s- anyone who may have been in any of the shows over the years or indeed anyone who knows people who were involved, friends, neighbors etc. We are hoping to launch this great book during our production of ‘’ Seven Brides for Seven Brothers’’ which will be staged (Copyrights to perform Pending) in April 2013 - So we have to get cracking, time is of the essence, so if you have any paraphernalia that might be of interest please contact any committee member of Roscrea Musical Society or you can e - mail us information, photos etc, to  : . We will be only too happy to get back to you , or collect whatever information, material you may have from you. 

Wacky Wednesday Art

Wacky Wednesday Art with Aisling takes place in the Kickback Youth Cafe every. Wednesday from 2pm to 3pm for ages 9-12 years. Booking is essential for each class and can be arranged by calling into the Cafe or by ringing (0505) 24462.

Farmers Vegetable Market

The Farmers Vegetable Market takes place every Friday from 9a.m to 6p.m. in the Auburn

Lounge car-park in Roscrea.

Sports Ability

The Sports Ability Club is a group for children and teenagers with a disability. The club

meets every Friday evening from 7.30 p.m to 8.30p.m and new members are always

welcome. Contact Jackie on (087)6220252 or Johnny on (087) 6331379 for full details.


Visitation of the sick, whether in their homes or in hospital, is part of a priest’s work. If there is anyone sick, housebound or hospitalised who would like a visit from a priest, please contact the Parish Office at (0505) 31835.


Opening Hours for the Fine Gael Office at Main Street Roscrea, are as follows:

Tuesday 12 noon -4p.m. and Thursday 12noon-4p.m.

Evenings and Saturday morning by appointment. Office telephone is answered at all times for

queries on Monday- Friday 10a.m. -4.40p.m. Tel: 0505 31655/(086)3859199.

Noel Coonan TD and CLLr. Pauline are always available to meet you.

Gamblers Anonymous

Meetings of the newly formed Gamblers Anonymous group in Roscrea will be held in the Legion hall, Church grounds on Friday nights at 8.30p.m