Portrun Amenity & Recreation Centre Feasibility Study

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Portrun Development Association CLG (“PDA”) is delighted to announce the completion of it’s feasibility study for Portrun Amenity & Recreation Centre (“PARC”) at Portrunny Bay, Roscommon. The PARC Feasibility Study was commissioned in 2018 by the local community group who … Continued

Heritage Day 2019

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Pastimes Finders,Seekers. 25th August 2.30- 4p.m. Portrunny Playground An afternoon on the shores of Lough Ree, where all ages are invited to participate in a biodiversity and heritage exploration trail. Find the items, identify and record findings and afterwards enjoy … Continued

Pollinators in Portrun

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Pollinators in Portrun Our pollinating bees and insects need native grasses, flowers and herbs to survive. Other plants, crops, fruits, birds and animals depend on these. Letting meadows and grassy areas grow, mulching what is cut and planting herbs and … Continued

New Slipway

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New Slipway The construction of a new slipway to facilitate the vessels using Lough Ree has begun. The engineering and design are to the specifications of the bodies concerned with the launch and bringing in of craft from the water. … Continued

Local Action Plan Workshop

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The second workshop in the Local Action Plan for Portrun Development will be held in Hannon’s Hotel, Athlone rd, Roscommon on Thursday 6th June 2019 at 7.30 p.m. Attendance would be worthwhile and should reflect a wide range of our … Continued

2019 National Spring Clean

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An Taisce 2019 National Spring Clean is once again bringing our new season into action. Being part of the community, both resident and visitor,you are being encouraged not only to admire the work, but participate in the effort to keep … Continued

2019 Annual General Meeting

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Annual General Meeting 2019 Portrun Development Association Clg invite members of the community to attend the annual general meeting 2019. This is your opportunity to hear about the many successful developments and achievements Portrunny has had over the past year. … Continued

Roscommon Volunteer Awards 2018 Ceremony

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Members of Portrun Development Association attended the Roscommon Volunteer Awards 2018 ceremony in Kilbride Community Centre on Friday evening 07th December 2018. Portrun Development Association were very proud to have received a nomination in the Group of the Year Category. … Continued

Local Action Plan for Portrunny

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Shannon International Development Consultants have been engaged by Roscommon County Council to facilitate the community of Portrunny in the preparation of a Local Action Plan for the area. The brief provided by the Council looks for an agreed vision and … Continued

Deputy Denis Naughton Launches Portrunny Heritage Trail

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Undeterred by the wet weather, crowds gathered today Saturday 13th October 2018 at Portrunny for the launch of the much anticipated Portrunny Heritage Trail. The trail was launched by Deputy Denis Naughton, and also in attendance were Cathaoirleach Ivan Connaughton … Continued

AED (Automated External Defibrillator) for Portrunny

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Portrun Development Association are delighted to announce that we have installed a AED (Automated External Defibrillator) for Portrunny and the catchment area. The AED is located on the external wall of the Waterways Ireland toilet block at Portrunny. This AED … Continued

Portruny Heritage Trail Launch

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Portruny Heritage Trail Launch Saturday 13th October 2018 at 3pm. Invitation You are cordially invited to the launch of Portrunny Heritage Trail which will take place at the Portrunny Bay amenity on Saturday 13th October 2018 at 3.00pm. Minister for … Continued

Portrunny Heritage Day 2018

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On Saturday 25th August 2018, Portrun Development Association joined in the nine-day celebration of Ireland’s natural, built and cultural heritage. The aim of the week was to promote awareness of our heritage thereby encouraging its conservation and preservation. National Heritage … Continued

Portrunny Join the Fight to Protect the Bee

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Portrun Development Association with the support of the Local Agenda 21 Environment Partnership Fund (2018) received a grant to set up Portrunny Apiary. We are now delighted to announce that Portrunny Apiary is now operational, and members of our community are encouraged … Continued

Spring Bulbs for Portrunny

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Portrun Development Association recently received a donation of spring bulbs for planting on the approach roads to the amenity at Portrunny Bay. The Casey family who run Casey’s Londis including Supermac’s and Papa Johns in Roscommon town have kindly donated … Continued

Portrunny Fundraiser Thank You

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Portrun Development Association would like thank everyone who supported their annual fundraiser which took place in Paddy Finns Bar on Saturday night last. The night was a huge success with music provided by D.J Crush. We would like to thank, … Continued

Biodiversity Story at the Shore

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Make a Connection with Portrunny’s Rich Biodiversity and experience Portrunny Heritage Trail. Saturday 25th August 2018 10.30-11.45am  – Meet at Portrunny Playground   As part of Heritage Week 2018,  J.J. Earley MSc. will give a guided walk exploring the biodiversity … Continued

Portrunny Fundraiser – Saturday 30th June 2018

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The rescheduled Portrunny Development Association Fundraiser will take place on Saturday 30th June 2018 at Paddy Finns Bar. The funds raised from this night will go towards the operating costs of the association such as insurance, accountant fees, tools & … Continued

Cathaoirleach’s Creative Citizenship Award 2018 for Portrunny

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On Thursday 14th June 2018, Portrun Development Association attended the Cathaoirleach’s Creative Citizenship Award 2018 in Aras an Chontae, Roscommon. The Cathaoirleach’s Creative Citizenship Award 2018 aims to highlight the diversity of arts, culture and heritage in County Roscommon. We … Continued

Portrunny features on RTE Nationwide.

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On Monday 11th June, Portrunny and Inchcleraun Island featured on RTE’s Nationwide. This episode centred on the opportunities that exist with Irelands newest tourism brand – Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands. Dr Harman Murtagh guided a small group of visitors and locals … Continued

Fundraising Night Saturday 19th May 2018

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Due to the untimely passing of our committee member,Pat Donlon the event due to take place on Saturday 19th May 2018,has been postponed.In the near future, Portrun Development Association will hold their annual fundraiser night at Paddy Finns Bar, Kilteevan. … Continued

Weekly Maintenance Programme

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Our weekly maintenance programme will commence on Tuesday 24th April at 7pm. All volunteers and local residents are encouraged to come along and help out with our weekly maintenance for the summer. Some of the tasks include, litter picks of … Continued

National Spring Clean 2018

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National Spring Clean is Ireland’s most popular, well recognized and successful anti-litter initiative. Taking place during the whole month of April and now in its 20th year, the campaign encourages every sector of society to actively participate and take responsibility … Continued

Inland Fisheries Ireland – NSAD Announcement

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Monday 11th December 2017: Sean Kyne TD, Minister with responsibility for the Inland Fisheries Sector today welcomed the award of funding, to the value of €2.2m, by Inland Fisheries Ireland to 115 angling development and conservation initiatives as part of … Continued

A must see!!!

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Photo shows some of the production cast who took part in our short film. Portrunny production is the newest must‐see film of 2017! Portrun Development Association have recently produced a short film which was supported through Creative Ireland entitled “Our … Continued

Tidy Towns Competition 2017

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Tidy Towns Competition 2017 Portrunny Tidy Town Results 2017 Portrun Development Association are delighted to receive 229 points in our first entry to the Tidy Towns competition. This has been a great start and a strong foundation to continue on … Continued

Leave No Trace Ireland

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Portrun Development Association partners with Leave no Trace Ireland.  Leave No Trace is an outdoor ethics programme designed to promote and inspire responsible outdoor recreation through education, research and partnerships.  Portrun Development Association have been nominated by Roscommon Co Council … Continued

Creative Ireland

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Creative Ireland Project Portrun Development Association recently received funding as part of the Creative Ireland Programme to produce a short film on the Portrunny amenity and surrounding area. This is a great opportunity for all our community to get involved … Continued

Press Release August 2017

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Portrun Development Association unveil the Past, Present and the Future…….. Visitors to the amenity at Portrunny will be greeted by three murals which have recently gone on display. The three murals titled Past, Present, Future were installed in Portrunny which was the … Continued

www.portrun.ie Website Launch

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There was an enthusiastic turnout at the Portrun Development Association fundraising night and website launch in Paddy Finns Bar on Saturday night last 1 April 2017. Chairperson of the association, Mr Gerry Hanlon welcomed everyone present. Mr Hanlon thanked everyone … Continued

Fundraising Night 01st April 2017

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Portrun Development Association Litter Pick & Fundraising Night. Portrun Development Association will be holding a major litter pick in the Portrunny area and approach roads on Saturday morning 25th March 2017 as part of the National Spring Clean-up 2017. Residents … Continued