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Minister confirms rate alleviation scheme could help hard-pressed traders

A government Minister has confirmed that it is considering implementing a rates alleviations scheme to help business cope with the ongoing valuation process.Business owners...

St Christopher’s asked for additional funding four times last year

St Christopher's Services in Longford has lobbied the state four times over the past year for extra funding to run its services for people...

SIPTU strike commitee to meet over possible Roscommon fire service strike

The strike committee of Siptu is holding a meeting in Roscommon tonight to plan industrial action for the county's fire staff.About 40 members of...

HSE confirms all colonoscopies in Roscommon fully audited

The Health Service Executive is reassuring the public that all colonoscopies carried out at endoscopy unit at Roscommon University Hospital are fully audited.It follows...

Post-mortem today on Longford woman’s body found on Donegal beach

A post-mortem is due to be carried on the body of a woman, believed to be from Longford, which was found in Donegal last...

DPD to open new €13 million sorting hub in Athlone

One of the country's largest delivery companies - DPD Ireland - will today open a 13 million euro expansion to it's sorting hub in...

36-year-old man questioned after PSNI officer shot

Detectives in Belfast are questioning a 36-year-old man after a police officer was shot in the city.He was struck twice in the arm outside...

HSE decides against moving Monksland and Boyle primary care centres

The HSE has decided not to move the Monksland and Boyle primary care centres from the Roscommon area.There was controversy last summer when the...

Government to unveil €60million rural plan in Ballymahon today

The Taoiseach and the Minister for Heritage Heather Humphreys will be in Ballymahon today to launch a new government plan aimed at revitalising rural...

Uncertainty over Ballinamore new fire station

The government has admitted that they have no idea when work on building a new fire station in Ballinamore will begin.Last year it was...

Stonepark and Nenagh to kick off Longford soccer action for next weekend

Next weekend’s fixtures have been published for the Longford & District Schoolboy/girl League.  The next round of fixtures will be played on Saturday January...

Longford Rugby move five points clear of chasing pack

Longford Rugby went five points clear at the top of Division 2A thanks to a clinical and concise victory over Newbridge at CPL Park. ...

Major blow for Monaghan ahead of Allianz League.

While Roscommon and Mayo were involved in a high scoring encounter yesterday (Sunday) in the Connacht FBD league, one of their rivals in Division...

Bernard Benny Reilly.

Bernard Benny Reilly. Dublin and formerly of Mooneenbeg, New Rooskey, Rooskey, Co. Roscommon. Sunday, January, 22nd peacefully at his home, surrounded by his loving wife and family....

Deirdre Mc’Ardle-Dardis.

Deirdre Mc’Ardle-Dardis. Ardglass, No. 12 The Rocks, Stonepark Co. Longford and late of Saint Mel’s road, Longford. Sunday, January, 22nd suddenly at her home. Reposing at...

Kathleen (Kitty) Mc Govern

Kathleen (Kitty) McGovernThe Bungalow, Gub, Glangevlin, Co Cavan.Sunday January 22nd peacefully at Oak View Nursing Home, Belturbet. Predeceased by her husband Dimmy. Mother...

Broadband woes in Kenagh highlighted for Minister

Conrad in Kenagh says, after living for 40 years in the US where a company laid 10 miles of phone and fax cables for him for...

Heather Humphreys on “Realising Rural Potential” plan

Cavan Monaghan Minister for Department of Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs Heather Humphreys was in studio with Joe Finnegan on Shannonside Northern Sound this morning in advance...

Roscommon Roundabout Rage

Elaine Lally of Elaine Lally Photography in Roscommon spoke to Joe Finnegan this morning to explain why her diagram on social media post has been shared online...