The Local August '17

The Local May Kilteevan

Welcome to the  Local. If it happens in Kilteevan it's in the Local. In this months edition..Cian Cycles to Medals, Tidy Towns are Talking Bats, Graveyard tour on heritage week and Exploring the Quaker!

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The Local October 16

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Welcome to the October Edition of the Local. If it happens in Kilteevan it's in the Local. In this months edition.. An endeavour award for the village, the recently unveiled sensory garden at the national school, return of the social dance and Parish Notes

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The Local September 16


Welcome to the September Edition of the Local. In this months edition: Wedding Bells for Shane and Emma, Coverage of the Race Night and Heritage Week, The Return of Badminton, Announcement of our AGM, New Initiative Sunday Social, a thank you from Crumlin and Parish Notes.

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The Local May 16


Welcome to the May Edition of the Local!
In this months edition: Lets talk bees, Gerrys Retirement, Portrun Fundraiser, St Josephs Club Notes, A Day in May and much much more!!

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Pride of Place Press


We received this very nice card with our Pride of Place Trophy. 

Roscommon People November 20th. 2015

Roscommon Herald November 17th. 2015



Result Draw Oct 24th. & 31st. Nov 7th. & 14th


Congratulations to

Padraig Brennan , Kilteevan  who won €352 on 24th October

Niamh Kilmartin , Kilteevan who won €360 on 31st October

John Brennan, Kilteevan who won €350 on 7th November

Joe Davis, Kilteevan who won €350 on 14th November


Pride of Place Gala Awards Ceremony Photos 2015

Some Photos from the Awards Ceremony.

Front Row L/R- Cllr Kathleen Shanagher, Cllr Pascal Fitzmaurice Leas Cathaoirleach Roscommon Co Council, Amanda Scanlon Pride of Place Co-ordinator Roscommon Co Council.

Fiona Coen Secretary Kilteevan Community Development Group, Eileen Fahey, Chairperson, Kilteevan Community Development Group and Michael Coyle, Kilteevan Community, Michael Mc Greal, IPB Insurance.

Back Row L/R- Sean Mooney, Kilteevan, Tom Dowling Chairperson Pride of Place Committee, George Jones Chairperson IPB Insurance, Cllr Mary Howard Leas Cathaoirleach Clare Co Council, Jmmy Deenihan TD Minister of State for the Diaspora, John Bruton former Taoiseach and Deputy Chairperson Co-operation Ireland.


Kilteevan Community Development Group, Roscommon Lions Club, Ballyleague Renewal, Cavetown/Croghan and Roscommon Co. Council representatives enjoying themselves at the awards ceremony.

A moment of GREAT JOY!


Brenda Reynolds Ballyleague Representative , with  Michael Coyle and Sean Mooney Kilteevan at the awards ceremony

 Gerry Finn, Roscommon Lions Club, Rita Mc Nulty, Judge, Pride of Place, Eileen Fahey Kilteevan Community Development Group  





Kilteevan receives a National Award at the “Oscars” for Community Spirit , Pride Place 2015.


It is with great joy that we announce that Kilteevan Community Development Group won a Runner up Award in Category 2, Main Awards at the Pride of Place Gala award ceremony in Ennis last night(November 14th). The competition, an extraordinary celebration of comunity spirit, is sponsored by IPB Insurance, Co-operation Ireland and the Local Authorities in Ireland North and South.  

Eileen Fahey and Fiona Coen accepted the trophy and cheque on behalf of the Kilteevan Community. They were joined on stage by Sean Mooney and Michael Coyle, Cllr Pascal Fitzmaurice Leas Cathaoirleach Roscommon Co Council. Cllr Kathleen Shanagher and Amanda Scanlon, Pride of Place Co -ordinator Roscommon Co Council.

To everyone who worked with us and supported Kilteevan in the past 13 years we say a big thank you.

Special thanks also to Amanda Scanlon, Pride of Place Coordinator Roscommon Co Council for her wonderful support.

We will have a hooley soon to celebrate. We deserve it!

Together we have done so much for our small community.

Long may Kilteevan’s community spirit continue.


IPB Pride of Place Awards Ceremony 2015- Live Broadcast

The IPB Pride of Place Awards ceremony is taking place in Treacy's West County Hotel, Ennis, Co. Clare, on Saturday, November 14th.

Co Roscommon has four nominations in this year’s competition.

Kilteevan Community Development Group

Kilgefin Parish

The Quad Youth Centre


Kilteevan Community Development Group will be represented on the night by Eileen Fahey (Chairperson) and Fiona Coen (Secretary).

The entire ceremony will be broadcast live online from 7.30pm on Saturday, 14 November 2015.  We are delighted that our community living abroad will be able to share the experience with us online. All you need do is log on to or and follow the link through to the live broadcast.

More than 100 groups nominated by local authorities all over the island of Ireland are participating in this year's competition, which is regarded as Ireland’s most prestigious all-island community awards. The event will bring together community representatives and local authorities from the island of Ireland in a celebration of community spirit.

We wish our Kilteevan representatives Eileen and Fiona and all Co Roscommon representatives every success on Saturday night. 


Kilteevan Men Conquer sea2summit Westport Adventure Race


On Saturday November 7th 2015, an unusually mild morning, over 2100 athletes took the ultimate challenge of Westport Sea2Summit– one of Ireland’s largest Adventure Races.

Among the participants were Kilteevan men John Gilleran and Adrian Coyle.

The gruelling course takes competitors through an intense journey of road running, mountain cycling and the challenging uphill run to the summit of Croagh Patrick

The challenge is as folllows

4k run

8k cycle

5k Mountain run (Croagh Patrick)

35k cycle

4k run

John and Adrian completed the challenge as follows

John Gilleran came in 8th position time 3hrs.00.

Adrian Coyle came in 97th position time 3hrs.45mins

Congratulations and well done John and Adrian for succeeding in completing this extreme sporting challenge  We are very proud of your achievement.

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This project received grant aid from Roscommon LEADER Partnership Rural Development Programme which is financed by the Irish Government under the Rural Development Programme Ireland 2007-2013 and by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development: Europe investing in Rural Areas.sponsors