Thursday, August 17, 2017

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Roscommon

HSA say prevention and enforcement key to cutting farm deaths

The Health and Safety authority says a combination of prevention and enforcement will help stop work related deaths. Last year, 46 people died in the...

Audible device installed to deter dog fouling in Portrun

The installation of an audible device to warn dog owners to clean up after their pets has already made a difference to a picturesque...

34 Roscommon based asylum seekers granted refugee status

The Department of Justice has confirmed an additional 34 asylum seekers living in Ballaghaderreen have been granted refugee status. They are the first group of...

1500 students in Shannonside region to get Leaving Cert results

The wait is almost over for approximately 1,500 leaving certificate students in the Shannonside region. Results of the state exam will be available later this...

Boyle primary care centre opening delayed

The Boyle Primary Care will not open this month as originally planned. The multi-million euro facility, which will house health services for the wider north...

Muintir na Tíre expect to fill western development role in September

Muintir na Tire has confirmed that they hope to fill the vacancy created by the retirement of one of its most well-known staff covering...

Father of two killed in Roscommon crash to be laid to rest

The victim of a road crash in County Roscommon at the weekend will be laid to rest tomorrow. (16/08) Kieran Kenny, who was originally from...
Mental Health

Local TD fears Roscommon budget overrun will lead to health cuts

A local Independent TD claims health services in Roscommon will be cut unless the current financial problems in the area are solved. Details released to...

New Athlone report gives hopes of city status major boost

The bid to have Athlone designated as a city has been given a significant boost with the submission of a major report to Government. The...

BREAKING: Helicopter involved in rescue mission on Lough Ree

A local couple were rescued from a sinking cruiser on Lough Ree after a three-hour search during the night. At about 1.10 this morning, two...

Pat Gilroy to become the next Dublin HURLING Manager?

There could be a familiar face back on the GAA side lines in 2018 with shock news that Pat Gilroy has over the past...

Kilbeggan Race Course gearing up for final meeting of the summer

  The current racing season has been a very successful one for Kilbeggan Races, with international diplomats visiting, top trainers winning races, two well supported...

Roscommon Soccer Fixtures released for the Weekend of August 25th

The new soccer season is up and running in Roscommon for another season and already there are some cracking matches to look forward to...

James (James Patrick) Keaney

James (James Patrick) Keaney. Highwood, Co. Sligo. Wednesday, August, 16th peacefully at his home. Predeceased by his sister Mary Brennan. Husband of Anne (née Donlon), brother...

Thomas (Tom) Nevin

Thomas (Tom) Nevin Cloonlish, Casttlerea, Co Roscommon and formerly Shankill, Kilkerrin, Co Galway and Birmingham, England. Wednesday August 16th Reposing at McDonagh’s Funeral Home, Castlerea tomorrow evening...

Isobel Jane (Jennie) Rogers (Nee McCormack)

Isobel Jane (Jennie) Rogers (Nee McCormack) Bridgefort House, Rathowen, Co Westmeath. Wednesday August 16th peacefully at Our Lady’s Manor, Edgeworthstown, Co Longford, in her 100th year. Beloved...

PODCAST: “Exam Results” – A poem on The JF Show

Peter Costello of www.Reasons4Rhymes.com - one of The JF Show's favourite local poets submitted a very relevant and timely poem to us here in...

PODCAST: Love Longford… or leave it alone

Longford poet Valerie Masterson is fed up of hearing Longford taking abuse over and over again in national polls and she says the one...

PODCAST: Organ donation to be highlighted at National Novena in Knock

Bernadette McNeive shares her family’s experience of life saving organ donation in advance of the National Novena at Knock where she will also deliver...