Saturday, October 21, 2017

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    The Wind That Blows with Martin Donohue

Roscommon

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...
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...
Water levels

No major rise in Shannon water levels this week ahead of Storm Ophelia

The River Shannon has shown a slight increase in its water level across this region as Ireland gets ready for Storm Brian. According to figures...
Speeding

Roscommon drivers praised as none caught speeding during Slow Down day

Gardai have praised drivers passing through a checkpoint in Roscommon today for observing the speed limit. Gardaí and GoSafe between 7am and 8.30am monitored the...
Speed sign

Two Shannonside roads to be targeted by Gardai in Slow Down day

Shannonside motorists will be targeted by gardai today as part of Operation Slow Down day. Speeding checkpoints are being mounted across the country including in this...

Major Boyle employer to continue to expand

One of the biggest employers in north Roscommon is set for further expansion and jobs growth in the coming years. Vention Medical, which was recently...
EROC

Small number of Ballaghaderreen refugees leave EROC to take up permanent homes

The Department of Justice has confirmed a small number of the refugees initially housed in Ballaghaderreen have now moved on to permanent housing. The emergency...

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...