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Roscommon man wins major Irish award in New York

A Roscommon man has been honored with the ''Thomas Manton Irish Person of the Year Award'' in New York.Originally from Boyle, Hilary Beirne is...

Plans lodged for €1m hardware in Castlerea

Planning permission is being sought for a hardware to be built in Castlerea, at an estimated cost of more than €1 million.Brendan Cooney, of...

Warning to farmers over Roscommon fires

The IFA is warning farmers to be vigilant after a number of bog fires in Roscommon in recent days.In the sudden warm weather, there...

Colaiste Chiarain seek permission for additional school building at Summerhill

Planning permission is being sought for a building that would be used for the new school in south Roscommon.St Joseph's College in Summerhill and...

Bog fire affects visibility in Ballaghaderreen

The fine weather resulted in a another large gorse fire in west Roscommon on Saturday evening.At about 6 o'clock, a blaze broke out on...

Grass fire in Castlerea last night

A grass fire broke out in Castlerea last night at around 7:30, with Ballaghaderreen fire brigade covering because of the closure of the town's...

Survey to be carried on Moatpark Bridge

A survey is to be carried on the bridge at Moatpark outside Roscommon town after some damage was caused in recent weeks.The damage has...

Appeals lodged over plans for 22 houses near Roscommon

Appeals have been lodged with An Bord Pleanála over plans for a total of 22 houses that are proposed for near Roscommon town.In December,...

Court hears of devastation over Ballagh man’s fatality

The family of a Roscommon man who died following an accident at work have told of their devastation at his loss.Gerry Griffin sustained fatal...

Fire-safety fears for Castlerea businesses

There are major concerns among the business community in Castlerea at the ongoing closure of the fire station.Shannonside FM understands one very large employer...

Buccaneers U20’s in next round of Purcell Cup

Just like the Seniors the Buccaneers U-20’s travelled Naas as the clubs squared up to each other in the Purcell Cup at sun-basked Dubarry...

Ladies lead the way in Roscommon

The Roscommon ladies put in a storming second half to see off a determined home side on a glorious Sunday afternoon last in the...

PIRATES CAPTURE TITLE

 BUCCANEERS 30 NAAS 23BUCCANEERS are Ulster Bank League Division 1B champions following their 30-23 victory over Naas in a thrilling and intensely competitive top...

Josephine Amooty (nee Darcy)

Josephine Amooty (nee Darcy)London and formerly of Ferbane, Co Offaly. Friday, March, 17th peacefully in the Whittington Hospital, London. Sadly missed by her husband...

Darren O’Neill

Darren O’Neill.Late of Assumption Road, Athlone.Saturday, March, 25th unexpectedly.Reposing at the residence of his sister Eileen and brother-in-law, P.J. Craughwell, at Clonbigney, Taughmaconnell today...

Mary Finnerty (nee Mc Manus)

Mary Finnerty (nee Mc Manus)Tanvey, Ballydangan, Athlone, Co. Roscommon and Ballinasloe, Galway.Sunday, March, 26th peacefully surrounded by her family. Sadly missed by her husband...

PODCAST: Could cycling be dangerous for our health?

Blue skies, longer evenings and warmer temperatures all mean that more of us are out and about trying to lose weight, keep healthy, or...

PODCAST: Daffodil nurse Dympna talks about end of life care

Tomorrow marks the 30th annual Daffodil Day in Ireland when money is raised to support the Irish Cancer Society and the people they work...

PODCAST: Rahara National School’s One Good Idea

Sixth class students from Rahara National School have made it to the last 20 of the SEAI's One Good Idea competition. Their project helps...