Tuesday, February 21, 2017

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Roscommon

Maura Hopkins concerned over funding for National Reserve Scheme

Roscommon Fine Gael Senator Maura Hopkins says she's concerned there may not be enough funds for the National Reserve scheme, depending on the number...

Coillte tight-lipped on Roscommon energy plans

Coillte says it has made no commitment to any potential development on its lands in the Castlecoote area of Roscommon.In a statement to Shannonside...

Bus Eireann management accused of inexperience

Unions are accusing management at Bus Éireann of inexperience in dealing with their industrial relations dispute.Talks on the row resume this morning - a...

Only man ever charged with death of Fr Niall Molloy has died

The only man ever to have been charged in connection with the death of Roscommon priest Fr Niall Molloy has died. Richard Flynn at whose...

Minsiter tells Castlecoote meeting that subsidies for wind farms will be reduced

The Minister for Communications Energy and Natural Resources is advising landowners that subsidies for the development of wind farms are likely to be very...

Athlone-Westport bus route set for closure

Bus Éireann's Athlone to Westport bus route is at risk of being closed, according to a new document.The Irish Times is reporting that Bus...

New Chair of OPW says turlough flooding will take time to resolve

 The new chairman of the OPW claims that more surveys are required to really understand the best way to approach turloughs and wetlands in...

Aurivo management says fire will have minimal impact on production

The management of the Aurivo milk plant in Ballaghadereen are confident the facility has not sustained any serious long-term damage following a fire there...

Athlone Gardai investigating number of domestic burglaries

Gardai in Athlone are investigating a number of attempted burglaries in the town.€500 worth of damage was done to the front door of a...

Government to consider using spare capacity in private nursing homes

There are calls for the government to consider using spare capacity in private nursing homes to relieve overcrowding in the public system.According to figures...

Mixed emotions for Buccs teams over weekend

The Buccaneers first team had a good win over the weekend which sees them on the verge of promotion after victory over UL Bohs...

TP Brennan Connacht Cup and Shield round 2 draw

The draw for the second round of the TP Brennan Connacht Cup and Shield as brought some very interesting and intriguing encounters. The stand...

Weekend Roscommon GAA Fixtures

This week’s Roscommon fixtures main focus is the beginning of division four and five in the league.There is one game in division 4 on...

Michael John Conlon.

Michael John Conlon.Glenageary, Dublin and formerly of Aughaguinea, Drumshanbo, Co. Leitrim.Tuesday, February, 21st.Reposing at Glennon’s Funeral Home, Ballinalee Road, Longford tomorrow (Wed) from half...

Bridget Bunty Casey (nee Newman)

Bridget Bunty Casey. (nee Newman)Terlicken, Ballymahon, Co. Longford.Tuesday, February, 21st peacefully at the Midland regional hospital, Mullingar.Predeceased by her husband Frank, sadly missed by...

Harry Farrelly

Harry Farrelly.Martinstown, Collinstown, Co. Westmeath.Tuesday, February, 21st peacefully at his residence.Reposing at his residence tomorrow (Wed) from four o’clock, with prayers at eight o’clock....

PODCAST: Weight loss – expertise and experience combined!

Bunninadden, Sligo native Alan Williams spoke to Joe Finnegan today in advance of a talk he is giving in Carrick-on-Shannon tomorrow night. He says TV...

PODCAST:Bertie Ahern warns of impact of Brexit locally

Former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern is warning that a physical border of any kind between the north and south of Ireland in the wake of...

Podcast: Allianz football league:Analysis on the story so far

Former Leitrim footballer Derek Kelligher, Former Longford selector Pauric Davis and Former Dublin,Roscommon and Cavan manager Tom Carr joined John Lynch on Saturday Sport...