Yoga is back!

If your New Year’s Resolution is to get fit, get fitter or simply to loosen up a bit, you’ll be delighted to learn that Yoga classes start again on Wednesday 13th January at 8:30pm.

According to an article in thYoga 1e. Nursing Standard. (2011. Vol 25, Iss. 48, pp. 20–21) “Yoga’s combined focus on mindfulness, breathing and physical movements brings health benefits with regular participation. Yoga participants report better sleep, increased energy levels and muscle tone, relief from muscle pain and stiffness, improved circulation and overall better general health. The breathing aspect of yoga can benefit heart rate and blood pressure.” Me, I’ll be happy if I can put my socks on without falling over.

Classes are €10 each or €35 for four classes and you can turn up with your yoga mat and just join in.


Road Closures in Roscommon

Lots of Road closures in Roscommon today. The latest list is given below, but check Roscommon County Council’s website for information.

List of Flooded Roads

15:45 Tuesday 09 December 2015

Road Number Location Description
N60 Rockfield (down to one lane)
N63 Athleague
R357 Four Roads
R363 Ballyforan Bridge
R367 Laragh Br
R368-234 Farnbeg – Impassable
L1018 Cleaheen, Hartley (Cootehall to Carrick on Shannon Road)
L1033 Clooncommon, Rush port,(Kilmore to  Carrandoe  Bridge)
L10405 Cloonteem (cul de sac)
L14087-0 Rinnafarna – Impassable
L1410-36 Moyglass – Impassable
L1416-36 Northyard – Impassable
L1426 Cloontuskert
L1612 Cloondahara Bridge – Passable
L1618 Lissalway PO towards Kilmurray – Impassable
L16183 Carrowmore
L16221 Enfield
L1812 County Home Road/Golflinks Road (one lane)
L1818 Black’s Bridge
L2012 Mount Talbot to Four Roads Road
L20273 Newtownflood, Cloonown
L2034 Athlone to Carricknaughten, Cloonown
L50443 Lisserdrea,Boyle
L6008-0 Carrigeen/Lavagh – Impassable
L6040-17 Clooneen (Blakeny) – Impassable
L6076-0 Erra – Impassable
L60951-0 Cargin Demesne – Impassable
L6162-25 Cloonmore – Flooded/Passable
L6520 Enfield off R367
L6650 Altore, Granlahan – Impassable
L7002 Mullymucks
L7079 Aghagower, Athleague
L7129 Rookwood
L7138 Cloonmore at Kilteevan
L7503 Lisduff, Athleague
L7518 Carricknagat, Four Roads
L7523 Jamestown, Four Roads
L7570 Clooncoran, Ballinasloe
L75893 Derrineel, Cloonown
L7603 Ballyglass Bridge
L76061 Cappaleitrim, Cloonown
L7611 Curraghnaboll, Cloonown
L7613 Coologoriff, Cloonown
L7615 Bunua Cunna, Cloonown
L7642 Cullawinnia, Cloonown
Various Local roads around Fevagh in South Roscommon


Severe Weather Warning for Roscommon County

Desmond is coming

Desmond is coming

Map Alerter – a really  useful service to have on your phone – have issued this severe warning about rain and wind. Storm Desmond is coming in and it’s going to be very wet and very windy between now and the early hours of Sunday morning.

So you can still plan to visit the Craft Fair and Auction in the Community Centre on Sunday afternoon.


Get ready to unleash your inner spy…

It’s that time of year again. Time to dig out the binoculars, find the comfiest chair and get in position by the window and watch out for those special visitors. No, I don’t mean Santa and the Reindeers, I mean our feathered friends.  It’s Birdwatch Time!

pexels-photoBirdwatch Ireland need to hear from you how many birds visit your garden every week from Monday 30th November 2015 to 28th March 2016.  More details and how to join in at Birdwatch Ireland.

Sadly, you can’t count the Whooper Swans unless they actually land in the garden, but you could practice taking photographs of them so you are ready for the Top Secret Project that will be announced on 6th December.


Parish Party

Tea Party Before 2The Parish Party will be held on Thursday 3rd December at 8pm and everyone in the village is welcome to attend.

Please let us know that you’re coming by phoning the Resource Centre on 094 988 0495, otherwise our team of caterers and volunteers won’t have anything prepared for you.

Auction and Craft Fair

Craft Fair Poster 2The annual Auction and Craft Fair is on 6th December, with Crafts available from 2pm and the Auction starting at 2:30pm. This is a great chance to get all the Christmas present shopping done early.

You can drop things off for the Auction at the Resource Centre up until Friday 4th December (we need time to tag them and book them in!) or let us know if you need help bringing in large items and we’ll send a van out.

Tables for the Craft Fair, which cost €10 can also be booked up till Friday.

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