Fr. Ray Kelly in Concert

The Tyrrellspass Tidy Towns Association is proud to present …. Fr Ray Kelly, “the Best Singing priest in Ireland”, in concert at the Greville Arms Hotel, Mullingar on Friday 29th. September 2017.

Fr. Ray was born in Tyrrellspass, Co. Westmeath in April 1953. In April 2014, Fr.Ray sung a personalised version of Leonard Cohen’s Song, Hallelujah, for Chris & Leah O’Kane on their Wedding day. The wedding was recorded on video and the song was put on YouTube where it has reached 58 million hits! He has performed globally to packed audiences. One of Fr. Ray’s ambitions is to have a series of concerts around Ireland and hopes to bring that to fruition over the next year or two.

“Tyrrellspass is my home and with this concert, I really look forward to helping the Tyrrellspass Tidy Towns Association to raise funds for the upkeep of the beautiful village that I and so many people are proud of” – Fr. Ray Kelly, September 2017.


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Summer Saturday Festival and Best Dressed Lady – August 12th

The Summer Saturday Evening Festival is a whirlwind of excitement, colour and thrilling horse racing in a brilliant atmosphere. The Race Meeting attracts huge crowds from every corner of Ireland where people meet friends, mingle, and make new friends. The Kilbeggan formula has consistently provided fun, friendship and an electric atmosphere to the thousands of people who venture through its gates meeting after meeting.

This year we are delighted to welcome West Coast Cooler on board sponsoring our Best Dressed Lady Competition. The winner will receive two nights’ accommodation and two evening meals in the Luxurious Five Star Merchant Hotel Belfast for two people along with a €1500 voucher for Victoria Square shopping centre Belfast plus VIP front row tickets to the West Coast Cooler Fashion Week in Belfast.

Admission for adults to the event is €15. We are offering special discounts for staff, customers and friends for a group of 10 or more, Special Discounted Admission of €12 per person. We also have our Summer Party Pack which includes; Admission Ticket, €5 Drink Voucher, €5 Food Voucher and Free Race Card at just €22 per person for a group of 10 or more.

Online Offer only Tickets 10e – Ends Friday 28th 5pm.

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Ladies Day at Kilbeggan Races – July 21st

Kilbeggan Races are hosting Ladies day this Friday, July 21st 2017!!

The most significant sponsorship development to date has been the Midlands National, in a few short years the race has established itself as one of the most exciting chases of the summer racing calendar. The Midlands National Race Day at Kilbeggan has now become the biggest summer race meeting outside of the Budweiser Irish Derby and the Galway Festival and has also established itself as the social event of the year in the midlands.

With Darren Kennedy and Alison Roe as judges for best dressed lady on the day and a chance to win fabulous prizes including a 2 night stay in the Wineport Lodge’s Champagne Suite with dinner one evening, Afternoon Tea one afternoon and some top to toe pampering too. The winner will also be presented with €1,000 spending money.

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Cycle off the Cobwebs

Rosemount Cycling Club are holding a cycling event which will travel through Rosemount, Kilbeggan, Tyrrellspass, Mullingar, Old Rail Trail and finishing up in Rosemount.

Saturday 18th March at 12 noon.

Fundraising ‘Cycle off the Cobwebs’ tours!

Distance 40m/ 65km

Admission €10

Meeting at Rosemount Community Centre at 12pm.


Open Day

Are you in receipt of a social welfare payment for the past 12 months?
Are you looking for an exciting opportunity in the local area?

Come along for tea and a bun to our Open Day on Thursday 27th October.

Kilbeggan Community Group CLG are holding an Open Day on Thursday 27th October from 10am – 2pm in Kilbeggan Community Group CLG, St. Vincent de Paul House, Main Street, Kilbeggan, Co. Westmeath.

The event is open to all members of the public who are interested in learning more about Community Employment, our projects, our vacancies and our training opportunities, or anyone who want to come in for a cup of tea and a chat.

For more details call us in the office on 057 9332711

All welcome!!

Pride of Place – Rosemount Tidy Towns

Westmeath County Council recognised Rosemount Tidy Towns for all the work they have done at the 2016 Cathaoirleach Awards. At the awards ceremony, Rosemount Tidy Towns were nominated as a Westmeath representative for the IPB Pride of Place Awards.  The IPB Pride of Place Awards is ‘An all-island competition that acknowledges the work that communities are doing all over the island of Ireland.’ Judging will take place on the 14thJuly 2016 and we wish Rosemount Tidy Towns the best of luck.