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Roscommon hospice unit avoids potential two year delay

The Chief Executive Office at Mayo/ Roscommon Hospice says she believes the decision not to build the Roscommon hospice unit on land at Roscommon...

Denis Naughten reveals final tender for National Broadband Plan received today

Minister for Communications Denis Naughten has confirmed that the final tender for the National Broadband Plan was submitted today.Answering questions in the Dail, the...

Daylight theft of van from west Roscommon

Castlerea gardaí are investigating the theft of a van yesterday.At about 2.30pm, a blue Citroën Berlingo van was stolen from a farmyard at Heathfield,...

Gardaí issue advice to ploughing-bound traffic

Gardaí are urging people travelling from the Shannonside region to the National Ploughing Championships in Screggan, near Tullamore, to follow all traffic advice and...

Roscommon Hospice will not be built on grounds of county hospital

The multimillion-euro hospice planned for Roscommon will not be built on the grounds of the county's hospital.Though it was originally intended to locate it...

Tributes paid to Roscommon VAD campaigner Gaynor French who has passed away

Tributes have been paid to a Roscommon resident who had campaigned to allow people die how they would like.Castlerea woman Gaynor French was diagnosed...

Roscommon Senator wants people to wear poppy and shamrock pin

A Roscommon senator is hopeful that politicians across all of Ireland will decide to wear a special lapel pin to mark 100 years since...

Thief raids unlocked car in north Roscommon

A total of €1,600's worth of items were stolen from a car near Lough Key Forest Park in Boyle yesterday.Between 3pm and 5pm, two...

Happy ending in Boyle woman’s search for home

A Boyle woman who was at risk of homelessness has secured housing for herself and her child.Emily Hughes received a letter from her landlord...

Gardaí nab alleged ‘cannabis-driver’ in Roscommon

Gardaí have arrested a driver on suspicion of driving under the influence of cannabis in Roscommon.According An Garda Siochána's Facebook page, Roscommon's roads-policing unit...

Party of Five in Leitrim Senior Championship

Five teams remain in the Connacht Gold Leitrim Senior football championship.Leitrim P.R.O Declan Bohan says after a busy fixture list, the strongest teams in...

Study on Life of Inter-County Players

GAA players spend up to 31-hours a week on inter-county commitments - that's according to a new study from the E-S-R-I.The study was commissioned...

Morrison Calls for Change in Coaching Methods

Former Leitrim joint-manager John Morrison says modern day coaching is not helpful to the modern day player.In recent seasons, Gaelic football has been criticised...

Michael (Mick) O’Roarke

Michael (Mick) O’RoarkeCreggs, Co. Galway.Wednesday, September, 19th, peacefully in his 96th year.Beloved husband of the late Sarah and loving father of...

Thomas (Tom) Smith

Thomas (Tom) Smith.Knockroe, Castlerea, Co. Roscommon.Tuesday, 18th, September peacefully surrounded by his family in the loving care of the nurses and staff of...
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Michael (Mick) Grogan

Michael (Mick) GroganFormerly of Ballintubber, Castlerea, Co. Roscommon.Sunday, September 9th, in Chesire, England.Deeply regretted by his family and friends. RIPBurial will take place...

LISTEN: Iceland boss reveals plans for more local stores

Major food retailer Iceland intends to open a store in Carrick-on-Shannon.The chain, which specialises in frozen food, opened a supermarket in Roscommon town last...

LISTEN: Michael Harding joins JF live in studio

On Tuesday’s I’m A Buddhist Cavan native and Leitrim local Michael Harding joins Joe Finnegan in studio to discuss his new book and his...

LISTEN: Fianna Fáil Leader Micheál Martin on The Joe Finnegan Show

Leader of Fianna Fail Micheál Martin talks seats in the Shannonside Northern Sound region and all the challenges that lie ahead for the opposition...