Philomena Begley will join the Sheerins on stage in Cooney's Hotel, Ballymahon, on Monday.
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 1
Luan Gallery presents DECADE, a solo exhibition by famed Irish portrait painter James Hanley RHA.
James Hanley RHA comes to Luan Gallery this November with his first solo show since 2011: DECADE. Taking a look back at the past ten years of this seminal artist’s career, DECADE celebrates the work of one of Ireland’s most renowned portrait artists.
Ennis born artist and fellow eminent portrait painter Mick O’Dea RHA will introduce the exhibition at the launch in Luan Gallery on Friday, November 1, at 6pm.
DECADE will run from November 1 – December 15.
Tommy Fleming returns to Roscommon Arts Centre as part of his biggest Irish tour to date, performing at the venue on Friday, November 1.
Tickets €30 are available through Roscommon Arts Centre’s box office 090 6625824 or online www.roscommonartscentre.ie
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 3
Cycle for Fun
A new Cycle for Fun group has begun in association with Roscommon Sports Partnership. Training every Sunday morning at 10am sharp from Clann na nGael club house, Johnstown. All ages and levels catered for.
Dancing for Pleasure
Takes place at Athlone GAA Centre every Sunday night from 9.30pm to 12am. All welcome.
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 4
The Sheerin Family continues with their regular once a month gig playing to a packed house in Cooney’s Hotel, Ballymahon.
This month on Monday, November 4, there is a very special treat in store for fans of country music. The Sheerin Family will be joined on stage by country legend Philomena Begley.
The show starts at 10pm and admission is free.
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 5
Line dancing classes in Athlone GAA Club, Ballymahon Road, every Tuesday night. Beginners from 7pm to 8pm, Intermediate/advanced 8pm to 11pm. Admission €8. Fun night guaranteed - no partner required. For more information, call Brendan 086 1099388.
Athlone Choral Society
Table quiz in The Bounty on Thursday, November 7, at 8.30pm. Come and enjoy the fun and craic.
Playboy of the Western World
Mount Temple Drama Group will stage Playboy of the Western World at Tuar Ard Theatre, Moate, from November 6 to 10 at 8.30pm each night.
Our Lady’s Bower Reunion
20-year reunion of the class and staff of Our Lady’s Bower of 1993 at the Shamrock Lodge Hotel at 8pm, on Saturday, November 9. Contact Rachel on 087 7799713 or Eleanor 086 8163236
The Six Marys
'The Six Marys’ with Jean Farrell and Catherine Gallagher is back by popular demand in Athlone Little Theatre on Saturday and Sunday, November 9 and 10. To book phone 086 3899026.
Neven Maguire Cookery Demo
A cookery demo with Neven Maguire and Artisan Food Market & Craft Fair takes place at the Athlone Springs Hotel on Thursday, November 28. Doors open 6pm. The evening starts with Artisan Food Market & Craft Fair. Cookery Demonstration at 7.45pm with Neven Maguire. Mulled wine will be served on arrival and there will be a raffle on the night. Tickets priced at €22 are available from Athlone Springs Hotel or Supervalu Monksland. Organised by Cloonakilla N.S. Parents Association, Bealnamulla.
Music lovers are in for a treat this December when Christy Moore comes to the Radisson Blu Hotel Athlone.
Christy will be joined on stage by Martin O’Connor, Cathal Hayden, Seamie O’Dowd and Jimmy Higgins for the show on Saturday, December 7. Doors open at 7pm and show begins at 8pm.
Fans can expect to hear all the old favourites - Nancy Spain, Ride On, Lisdoonvarna and of course the current, and very topical, single 'Arthurs Day’.
Tickets are on sale now from the Radisson Blu reception and at www.ticketmaster.ie.
Samaritan Christmas Festival Concert
The 22nd Annual Samaritan Christmas Concert takes place on Thursday, December 12 next in the Franciscan Friary, Athlone at 8pm. It features the Army Band of the 2nd Brigade conducted by Captain Declan Whitston, Tenor David Martin of Three Tenors Ireland, Athlone A’Cappella and the Athlone Pipe Band. Tickets €10.
The Samaritans are available on 1850 609090 24 hours a day for anyone who is feeling anxious, lonely despairing or suicidal.
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