Saturday, October 21, 2017

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Planning

An Bord Pleanála overturned a decision by Westmeath County Council to refuse planning permission...

An Bord Pleanála has overturned a decision by Westmeath County Council to refuse planning permission for a commercial development in Athlone. The local authority claimed...

Special plaque to remember the men who fought and served during the Siege of...

A special plaque to remember the men who fought and served during the Siege of Jadotville will be unveiled in Athlone this afternoon. The plaque,...
Digital

Three Shannonside schools chosen for Digital Framework trial

Three schools in the Shannonside region have been selected by the Department of Education to participate in the Digital Learning Framework trial. St. Bernard's National...

LISTEN: Athlone farmer devastated as dogs ravage his lambs

Bealnamulla farmer Gerry Ryan went to feed his 45 lambs last week, only to discover that several had been 'bitten alive' by dogs. Just a...

PODCAST: Is Castlerea fire station closed for good?

On January 20, Castlerea fire station closed temporarily due to a shortage of available staff, but nine months later, it's still not open. There is a...

McGahern community facility at Cootehall gets planning

The new community facility in the former home of novelist John McGahern at Cootehall is set to open in October of next year. Roscommon County...

Up to 31 sheep killed over Roscommon dog attack

A south Roscommon has spoken of his devastation after losing up to 31 sheep as a result of dog-attack. On Thursday of last week, Gerry...

Two women released without charge by Longford gardai after drugs raid

Two women who were being questioned in Longford garda station in relation to a drugs seizure worth €120,000 have been released without charge. The two,...
Housing

REVEALED: 113 people on Roscommon social housing list for more than three years

New figures show 113 people have been on the waiting list for social housing in Roscommon for more than three years. Details released to Shannonside...
Sewerage

Leitrim Council admits trial sewerage scheme may never become permanent

Leitrim County Council has insisted the controversial sewerage treatment systems on trial may not become permanent. There were concerns this week that people looking to...

Aughnasheelin Bow Out Of Connacht Intermediate Championship

St.John’s 3-12 Aughnasheelin 0-3 Aughnasheelin bowed out of the Connacht intermediate football championship following a one sided defeat to Sligo’s St. John’s. Aughnasheelin failed to register a...

Roscommon Set For Leitrim Connacht Semi-Final

Roscommon and Leitrim were paired with each other in a potential 2018 Connacht Senior Football championship semi-final. Brendan Guckian’s side face the potential banana skin...

St. Michael’s Moment In Time Wins Out

St. Michael’s GAA, Roscommon have won a Digital Clock and Scoreboard courtesy of EirGrid as part of the GAA Moments in Time Online Competition. “First...

Lawrence (Larry) McGlynn

Lawrence (Larry) McGlynn Briskill, Newtownforbes, Co. Longford. Saturday, October 21st, in his 83rd year Reposing at his home tomorrow (Sun) from three o’clock until nine o’clock. Removal on...

Denis Igoe

Denis Igoe Pearsonsbrook, Glasson, Athlone. Friday October 20th peacefully in Roscommon Hospital. Deeply regretted by his wife Betty, daughter Maura, sons Liam, Michael, Denis, John, Oliver and...

Gerry Callaghan

Gerry Callaghan Drinane, Strokestown, Co. Roscommon. Friday, October 20th. Beloved husband of Teresa, adored Dad of Olivia and Fiona, much loved son of Tom and the late...

Podcast:Michael Glaveys win Roscommon intermediate title

Michael Glaveys have won their fifth Roscommon Mulryan Construction intermediate final while Fuerty lost their third final in a row. Glaveys defeated Fuerty  by...

Podcast: James McClean is Ireland’s Number One!

James McClean is the man of the Ireland's World Cup qualifying campaign! Martin O’Neill's side made the paly-off's for FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 on...

Podcast: Baseball a growing sport

Baseball is a minority sport in the country but that does not mean it hasn’t had its success  with the Comets team from Cavan are...