Attymass News


An exhibition of paintings by Isabel Gallagher will take place in Swinford commencing with a launch night on Friday 22nd at 8 pm. Venue; Swinford 250 premises on market street. This is also a fundraiser for two local babies under the care of children’s hospitals in Dublin. All paintings will be for sale & there will be a raffle. All are invited & very welcome. Exhibition continues until Thursday 28th.


RHS Home Care are holding a social event and would like to invite you to an afternoon of enjoyment, including, high tea, mince pies, music, song, dance and chat. It is being held in Hannons Hotel, Athlone Road, Roscommon on Friday 6th December from 2pm-5pm contact our office on 09066 25 988


Ladies Group meet Monday evenings in Community Centre at 8pm - lots of activities planned & new members always welcome!


An Open Lecture to celebrate the canonisation of John Henry Newman. The Lecture will be given by Fr. Brendan Hoban this Wednesday 20th November at 8pm. Admission is free. To book please phone 096 72066 or email


The Annual Parish Bereavement Service, will take place next Sunday, 24th November from 5-6pm, in the Parish Church. It is a time we remember all those who died over the last twelve months in our parish. If anyone would like to have their loved one remembered in our service please contact Fr. John by Wednesday 20th.


The Advent Confessions, in preparation for Christmas, in the Fr. Peyton Cluster have been arranged as follows: Tuesday 10th Dec. Foxford 7.30pm and Straide 8.30pm, Wednesday 11th Dec. Killasser 8.00pm, Thursday 12th Dec. Bonniconlon 7.30pm and Attymass 8.30pm.


At a recent meeting of the Parish Committees a discussion took place about the Christmas Masses for 2019. It was decided like last year: Christmas Eve Mass would be celebrated at 8pm and Christmas Day at 10.30am.


As the 6th January 2020 is a Holy Day of Obligation, which is also a Monday, it has been decided that the following will be the Mass times: Monday 6th January, 11.00am and 7.30pm that evening. Please note, there will be no 7.30pm evening Mass on Sunday 5th January 2020.


St. Vincent de Paul wish to acknowledge and offer sincere thanks for the generous donations of food collected during the Parish Harvest Thanksgiving.


Anam Cara Mayo, the organisation that supports bereaved parents, is holding a Parent Evening on Tuesday 26th November at 7:20pm in the T. F Royal Hotel , Castlebar, Co. Mayo. This event is free and open to all bereaved parents. Please contact us on or 085 2888 888 with any queries.


Mayo Roscommon Hospice invite you to sponsor a light for a friend, family member living or deceased to shine on the Tree of Light in Knock over the Christmas period. Cards representing the lights are available from local pharmacies, hospice shops, Knock Shrine, Hospice support groups and by contacting 0949388666. The Tree Light-ing ceremony will take place in Knock at 6pm following the Memorial Walk. Your support would be most appreciated.


The Bofield/Bonniconlon Community Employment Scheme has vacancies for three General operatives. Reference numbers: 2124960 2128185 and 2126184. DSP criteria apply. Contact the Intreo Office, Ballina.


The Group meet on Fridays at 1.00pm in the Community Centre.



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