Community Gardens from Ballycumber attract thousands of visitors at the Ploughing

ALDI teamed up with Foróige, the National Youth Development Organisation, for the second year running to showcase the budding talent of junior gardeners at the National Ploughing Championships. Young people and volunteers from Ballycumber Foróige Club worked hard throughout the summer creating gardens to wow the National Ploughing Championship audience. Offaly’s Community Garden portrayed the […]

Rashina & Lios Derg Vintage Clubs

Rashina Vintage Club & Lios Dearg Vintage Club Belmont will join forces for a Tractor Road Run on Sunday 7th February to raise funds for flood victims in conjunction with the Irish Red Cross. Registration for the event will start at 9:30am at Doon GAA Clubhouse. Registration will be €20 per tractor. The Run will go […]

Ballycumber Amateur Drama Group presents Sam Crees comedy “Cupid wore Skirts”

Ballycumber Amateur Drama Group presents Sam Crees comedy “Cupid wore Skirts” in Ballycumber Community Centre onSaturday 1st and Sunday 2nd February at 8.00pm and in Tuar Ard, Moate from Wednesday 5th to Saturday 8th February at the later time of  8.30pm. First produced in February 1965, this play tells the story of widower Andrew Coulter, whose sister-in-law goads him […]

Rashina Vintage Club Charity Tractor Run

The “Doon to India” charity tractor run will take place on Sunday 30th June from Doon GAA pitch. Registration at 9:30am. All welcome. 

Ballycumber GAA Alcohol & Substance Abuse Policy Launch

The GAA’s Alcohol and Substance Abuse Prevention (ASAP) programme, a joint initiative with the HSE, aims to promote healthy life-choices by reducing the harm caused by the misuse of alcohol and other drugs. Colin O’Regan, the ASAP national co-ordinator, together with Sean Hackett the Ballycumber GAA ASAP Officer & Liam Hackett, Offaly ASAP Officer, officially […]

Ballycumber Amateur Drama Group

Ballycumber Amateur Drama Group staged ‘Out of Order’ on Satuday & Sunday night in Ballycumber Hall. This years production is a play by Ray Cooney, thought to be one of his most funny plays, it is set inSuite648of the plush Westminister Hotel,Londonand was directed by Brendan Hanamy. Conservative government MP Richard Willey, is attempting to […]

Ferbane/Doon/Shannonbridge U14 ladies football win their first county Féile.

F/D/S took on Tullamore in the 2011 Féile final on Wednesday last, March 30th, with the match taking place on a beautiful spring evening in Ballycumber. A place in the 2011 All-Ireland Féile in Cork in July representing Offaly was at stake and the girls of both clubs performed admirably and wholeheartedly in pursuit of […]

Ballycumber Drama Group present ‘Run for your Wife’ by Ray Cooney

So the cast is chosen and the stage is set for this year’s production, the hilarious farce “Run for your Wife” by Ray Cooney, which promises to be one of the funniest and most ambitious productions yet. “Run for your Wife” will be directed by Brendan Hanamy and will star Chris Murphy, Derek Claffey, Aideen […]

Brosna Gaels Notes

Brosna Gaels Hurling Brosna Gaels Table Quiz Brosna Gaels are having a fundraising table quiz on Thursday 2nd December in Ennis Pub, Ballycumber at 9:30pm, with a charge of €5 per person. Your support would be much appreciated. Firewood Auction Brosna Gaels will hold a firewood auction in the new year. We are currently asking […]

Brosna Gaels Hurling

Brosna Gaels Hurling Meeting A Brosna Gaels meeting for all members of the committee and all involved with Brosna Gaels will take place on Sunday 21stNovember at 6pm in Ballycumber GAA meeting rooms. Minors & U16 Over 30 members of the minor and u16 teams ended their year with a well deserved trip Quad biking […]