Book your Hire Car at Knock Airport

A new website has been launched today - for visitors arriving at knock airport. You can reserve your hire car at Knock through . There are also useful links and information on the site.
Car rental has never been so simple!

Ballyhaunis Baby & Toddler Group

A new facility in Ballyhaunis opened today - and it is in easy reach of anyone in the Ballinlough Cloonfad and Granlahan areas.
The new Baby and Toddler group meet in the Rugby Club on the Doctor's Road (Turn left just before the pink bungalow on your left going out of Ballyhaunis)

The group is open to anyone with a child from birth to about 3 yrs old.
It meets each Tuesday and Thursday from 10am to 12 noon.

There is a €7.00 euro registration fee and then just €3.00 fee each session to cover bills and rent etc.

For more details contact any of :

Eavan - 086 3558151

Stella - 094 9631464

Orla - 086 1733133

Mayo Roscommon Hospice

A coffee morning is being held in O'Connors Lounge Ballinlough at 11am Fri Sept 17th.
Also - another one in Granlahan after 12 noon mass in Roches Hillside Tavern.
Both in aid of the Mayo Roscommon Hospice
Please Support

Trien Car Boot sale

Car boot sale in Trien School Sun 5th Sept 2pm.
10 euro per car for sellers

Car Boot Sale in Ballaghdereen

Ballaghaderreen Community Games are holding a Car Boot and Jumble Sale on the 12th September in the Royal Oak Parish Hall at 1.00pm.

€12 per car.

Good Quality Items for Jumble Sale to be left at the Royal Oak Parish Hall on Saturday 11th Sept 8-10pm.

Please contact 094-9860800-9860959-9860695-9860388 for more details

Angling contest

From the roscommon Herald
"Lake O’Flynn Anglers Association held their inaugural trout fishing competition and Lake shore Bar-b-que on Sunday 29th August. Fishing was from boat only and there was an excellent turnout of junior anglers despite inclement weather conditions.
The results are as follows:
1st prize for heaviest trout and winner of the Mannion perpetual trophy, Sadbh MacDermot, Castlerea;
2nd prize for heaviest trout Ronan Baggott, Ballinlough;
3rd prize for heaviest trout Andrew Judge, Ballinlough;
4th prize for heaviest trout Darragh Lynch, Ballinlough;
5th prize for heaviest trout Christopher Graham, Ballinlough.

1st prize for heaviest catch of trout Julie Mannion, Castlerea;
2nd prize for heaviest catch of trout Berenice Mannion, Castlerea;
3rd prize for heaviest catch of trout Oliver Quinn, Ballinlough.

Everyone enjoyed the day out. The club extends its thanks and appreciation to Brendan Kelly chef for the day who provided a wonderful bar-b-que and picnic.
The club wishes to thank the Mannion family Castlerea for presenting the new Mannion Perpetual Trophy in support of the competition. Finally the club thanks the boatmen for their time and patience in bringing out the young anglers for their day out.

The next competition to be held will be the Campbell Cup which included a junior section for the Gerry Greene Shield which will take place on Sunday, September 12th. Fishing 11.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m.. More details to follow next week"

Broadband in Rural Areas

Here in parts of Ballinlough we can get wireless broadband. If you don't live near a wireless transmitter and you aren't in a area covered by Eircom broadband - you could try Digiweb. They use satellite to cover the whole of Ireland. Click here for more details.

Michael Glaveys Minor Team Match Sun 5th

Glaveys minor team play St Faithleach in Ballintubber on Sunday 5th Sept