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84 environment complaints in Roscommon last month

Roscommon County Council received 84 environment complaints last months, including dumping of two dead calves.Documents released to Shannonside FM also show that the local...

Sadness in Boyle as Sisters of Mercy convent closes after 142 years

"There's great joy at the beginning of something but always great sadness at the end."The words of one of the final nuns to live...

Mount Dillon complex can cater for tourism, renewable projects and flood relief – Minister...

The Minister for Energy says there's sufficient lands in the Mount Dillion complex to accommodate both natural wilderness area and renewable energy projects.A new...

Schools could be losing out on safety enhancements due to changes in Clár funding

There are concerns that schools are losing out on much needed funds to address safety issues through the Clár programme.Changes in the process this...

Community key in major solar farm plan – Naughten

A new plan to build four large solar farms in the Midlands will be done in partnership with the communities involved.That's according to Minister...

Anger in Roscommon at lack of Garda recruits

The Roscommon-Longford garda division is one of four around the country that has been allocated the lowest numbers of new garda members since 2014.Just...

PODCAST: The full interviews as Syrians speak about life in Ballaghaderreen

A month after arriving in the Abbeyfield Hotel Emergency Reception and Orientation Centre in Ballaghaderreen, several Syrian asylum-seekers have spoken in detail to Shannonside...

Roscommon ESB/Bord na Móna solar farm plan to be unveiled later

New plans for four large solar farms in the Midlands will be unveiled later.The Bord na Mona and ESB projects in Kildare, Offaly and...

Roscommon man takes top role in League of Credit Unions

A Roscommon man has been appointed as the vice-president of the Irish League of Credit Unions.Gerry Thompson, the vice-chairman of Roscommon Credit Union, received...

Increase in Young Scientists entries from Roscommon and Longford

Entries to the Young Scientists Exhibition rose in Longford and Roscommon last year, but fell in Leitrim.The information comes alongside the official launch today...

Tributes paid to the late Donie Shine

Tributes are being paid this evening to the late Roscommon GAA legend, Donie Shine.The former Clann na nGael and Roscommon manager passed away this...

10 changes to Connacht team for Scarlets game

Attention for Connacht head coach Pat lam seems to be fixed on next month’s crucial European Champions Cup play-offs and has made 10 changes...

Roscommon & Dublin to battle it out for Camogie Honors

Dublin and Roscommon will do battle on Sunday in the Coralstown  Kinnegad GAA grounds at  1.30pm on Sunday afternoon.Dublin have had a largely trouble-free...

Donal (Donie) Shine

Donal (Donie) ShineDrum, Athlone, Co RoscommonFriday April 28th peacefully at home.Sadly missed by his wife Lil, daughters Karen, Clodagh and Susie, sons Mark and...

Stephanie Kiernan

Stephanie KiernanOakvale and late of Great Water Street, Longford.Friday April 28thPredeceased by her sisters Madge, Dolly, Mary and Ann, brothers Anthony, Paddy, Neddie and...

Paddy Dowler

Paddy DowlerGarrycam, Ardagh, Co Longford.Friday April 28th peacefully at home.Sadly missed by his wife Nancy, his daughter Debra, sisters Lily Fay (Edenderry) and Maureen...

Podcast: Living with Alzheimers – a carer’s role

Mona Wheatly from Threemilehouse in Monaghan and Ursula McGoey from Abbeyshrule in Longford both care for loved ones living with Alzheimers. Today on the...

PODCAST: Syrians’ views on life in Ballaghaderreen

One month after their arrival in Ballaghaderreen, several of the Syrian asylum-seekers have spoken to Shannonside FM of their mixed views of life at...

PODCAST: Roscommon women’s business scoops top AIB award

Roscommon town native, Rhona Hunt together with her fellow University of Limerick colleague Kevin Kellegher founded Ostoform three years ago.The business has just been...