The turning on of the Shine A Light Tree in Knockcroghery takes place this evening

Fundraising for the new Roscommon Hospice will continue today with the turning on of the Shine A Light Tree in Knockcroghery.

Carols will begin in the old school at 5pm, with Santa due to turn on lights on the village tree after 6pm.

People are asked to sponsor a light as a good wish for a loved one at Christmas.  

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All funds raised before the remembrance mass in the village on December 29th will go towards the building of the new local Hospice centre in Roscommon town next year.