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Longford has highest number of PIAB awards locally

People living in Leitrim and Roscommon received the lowest number of awards in the country last year from the Personal Injuries Assessment Board. New figures...
Gardai

Justice minister confirmed to unveil Roscommon memorial to murdered Gardai

The organisers of a memorial to two Garda murdered in Roscommon over 30 years ago have confirmed the Minister for Justice will perform the...
Court

Woman with Roscommon address to be surrendered to UK to faces charges of alleged...

A 71-year-old woman with an address in Roscommon is to be surrendered to the UK where she faces charges of allegedly assisting in the...
EROC

Ballaghaderreen aslyum seekers still awaiting refugee status

The Department of Justice has confirmed that none of the asylum-seekers in Ballaghaderreen has been granted refugee status yet. There are now 201 asylum-seekers in...

LISTEN: Colm O’Donnell admits sadness as famous Keadue shop to close forever

O'Donnell's shop at Keadue is to be sold after closing tomorrow following 54 years' service in the north Roscommon village. It has been...
Unoccupied

Nearly one-in-six Roscommon homes unoccupied

Almost one in every six homes in County Roscommon are unoccupied. The latest figures released by the Central Statistics Office show that over 5 thousand...
Webcast

Roscommon Council spends €11k to webcast local authority meetings

Roscommon County Council has spent €11,000 on equipment to enable its meetings to be available to view on the internet from next Monday. The local...

End of an era in Keadue as O’Donnell’s to close after 53 years

Social welfare recipients in north Roscommon are set to be inconvenienced by the closure of a long-standing shop. O'Donnell's shop, run by Colm and Una...
Eugene Dail seat

TD questions future of Roscommon mental health units

A local Fianna Fáil TD is calling for clarity from the HSE about the possible closure of mental health facilities in Roscommon. There was controversy...

LISTEN: PNA rep on Roscommon mental health

It emerged last October there was concerns for the future of Strokestown, Ballaghaderreen and Boyle mental health day centres. The HSE is in the process...

Kildare end Longford dreams

Longford 1-13 Kildare 1-16 Longford bowed out of the 2018 championship after a heart-breaking defeat to Kildare. Kildare only led with two of normal time remaining thanks...

Leitrim shock Louth in qualifiers

Leitrim 0-25 Louth 1-12 Leitrim recorded their third ever All-Ireland qualifiers win with a thumbing 10 point win over Louth. Leitrim blitzed Louth in the second half...

Roscommon aim for ladies intermediate title

TG4 Connacht ladies intermediate football final Sunday June 24: Sligo v Roscommon, Elvery’s MacHale Park, Castlebar, 2pm. Sligo, the holders, put their TG4 Connacht intermediate title...

Luke Padian

Luke Padian Knockhall, Rooskey, Co. Roscommon June 23rd, peacefully at Mullingar regional hospital. Reposing at his residence today (Sun) from four o’clock until eight o’clock. Funeral mass...

Maura McMorrow

Maura McMorrow Carnamarve, Killargue, Dromahair, Co. Leitrim. Friday, 22nd June, at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital Drogheda.  sister of Sean McMorrow (Keadue) and Frank McMorrow (Killargue) Reposing at...

Packie McCormack

Packie McCormack Rathnagly, Tulsk, Co. Roscommon and Farnbeg, Strokestown, Co. Roscommon. Friday, June 22nd, suddenly at Roscommon University Hospital. He will be sadly missed by his loving...

LISTEN BACK: Friday’s JF Show panel

The rise and fall of David Drumm, the forthcoming Budget and the imminent heatwave: these were just some of the topics discussed by our...

Life in the fast lane

How comfortable are you taking directions from your other half while driving? On today's Joe Finnegan Show we caught up with Leitrim based couple Katjua...

LISTEN BACK: Halting the decline of rural communities

Rural communities in our region are doing all they can to put a halt on depopulation. Social-media campaigns are shining a light on all there...