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12 attacks on Gardai in Shannonside region in 2017

New figures show there were 12 attacks on gardaí in the Shannonside region last year.One officer in Roscommon/Longford suffered a dislocation as a result...

Local pensioners to stage protest outside Leinster House today

Nearly 2,000 older people across the Shannonside region are receiving reduced state pensions because of changes introduced in 2012.The anomaly affects more than 42,000...

Funeral arrangements confirmed for Ballagh teen killed in Lanzarote

Funeral arrangements have been confirmed for the 18-year-old Ballaghaderreen man who died tragically in Lanzarote last weekend.In the early hours of Saturday morning, Stephen...

Coillte agrees to review forestry work in Mote Park

Coillte has agreed to suspend all harvesting works in Mote Park until a new forest-management plan is agreed.Planned tree-felling at the Roscommon town facility...

Warning to dog-owners after Mohill sheep-kill

A warning has been issued to dog-owners in south Leitrim after a sheep-kill in Mohill.According to local reports, a flock of 30 sheep were...

Boyle Town Team criticised over delay to ‘scattered hotel’ study

Boyle Town Team has been strongly criticised for not yet publishing its feasibility study on the 'scattered hotel' that's planned for town.The team is...

PODCAST: Sinn Féin raises concerns over €6m Boyle centre

On Monday, Boyle Primary Care finally opened its doors after a considerable delay.A €6-million facility, a variety of services will be available in the...

Anger following dumping at renowned Leitrim beauty spot

It's being claimed a scenic area in south Leitrim is being repeatedly targeted for illegal dumping.Ann Reynolds, who lives in the Gorvagh-Cloone road, claims...

Fears Boyle Primary Care Centre could be understaffed

The government has been accused of 'selling the people a pup' by not allocating any new staff to Boyle Primary Care Centre.The €6-million facility...

PODCAST: Boyle hotel site to become ‘public space’

Last June Roscommon County Council purchased the Royal Hotel in Boyle for €100,000 and it’s still deciding what to do with the building.It sought...

Donie Shine senior to be given hall of fame award posthumously

Its been announced that the Hall of Fame award for 2017 at the Roscommon sports star of the year awards  is being posthumously given...

Local teams all set for All Ireland volleyball finals

Three schools in the region are all set for the All-Ireland schools volleyball finals which take place in UCD on Thursday.There's a unique all...

Mathews feels O’Neill club rumours unhelpful to international side

Stoke City appointed Paul Lambert as the club’s new manager after a week of speculation linking republic of Ireland boss Martin O’Neill to the...

Bridie Dunne (nee Casey)

Bridie Dunne (nee Casey).Marian Road, Boyle, Co. Roscommon and formally of Cootehall.Friday, January, 19th peacefully in the loving care of the wonderful staff...

Maureen Comerton (Nee O’Sullivan)

Maureen Comerton (Nee O’Sullivan)Retreat Heights, AthloneFriday January 19th in her 97th year.Predeceased by her beloved husband Austin, late brother John L and Michael and...

Patrick (Pat) Moylan

Patrick (Pat) MoylanMain Street, Ballinlough, Co Roscommon.Friday January 19th peacefully in Ave Maria Nursing Home, Tooreen.Former member and chairman of Roscommon County Council.Reposing at...

SPECSAVERS ITEM

 What type of glasses would suit a square or a round face?Fiona Ferguson from Specsavers opticians in Longford joined us on the show to...

Should B and B’s charge a booking deposit?

 You heard it here last week – the Restaurants association of Ireland is calling on its members to request non - refundable deposits to...

SLURRY SPREADING AND THE FODDER CRISIS

Slurry spreading will begin on farms across the region in the coming weeks when the closed period comes to an end.Counties in Zone B...