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Sliabh Bán residents call for publication of amenity plan

Residents at Sliabh Bán are calling on Coillte to publish a final map of its plans to develop recreational amenities on the mountain.All 20...

Planning sought for big solar farm in Roscommon

A planning application has been lodged for a large solar farm to be developed near Roscommon town.Gaelectric Renewable Energy Developments is asking Roscommon County...

Robbery at Ardscoil Mhuire Ballinasloe

Gardai in Ballinasloe are appealing for witnesses after a burglary at Ardscoil Mhuire over the weekend.A window at the school was forced upon and...

Castlerea food hub gets planning

Roscommon County Council has granted planning permission for a state-of-the-art food hub to be developed in Castlerea.In December, Enterprise Castlerea asked to be allowed...

Roscommon County Council seeking applications for heritage bursaries

Roscommon County Council is seeking applications for two heritage bursaries for 2017.A heritage research bursary is available for one piece of third level research...

€700,000 set aside for N5 upgrade

A total of €700,000 has been set aside for the upgrade of the N5 between Ballaghaderreen and Scramogue in Roscommon.In 2014, the Ballaghaderreen bypass...

Significant money spent on Garda overtime across Shannonside

Almost 1.5 million euro was spent on Garda overtime across the Shannonside garda divisions last year.Figures released by the Minister of Justice show that...

Recreation works as part Sliabh Bán wind farm completed

The first phase of the recreation works as part of the Sliabh Bán wind farm development have been completed.Coillte, who are building 20 wind...

Two Roscommon men through to final of Best Young Entrepreneur competition

Two Roscommon men are through to the national final of Ireland's Best Young Entrepreneur competition.At the regional finals in the Abbey Hotel, Roscommon town,...

Architectural tour of Roscommon council’s HQ tomorrow

Roscommon civic offices are being opened to the public tomorrow for a special architectural tour of the award winning building.The offices are multi-award winning...

The O’Byrne Cup game that made history

It was a historic day in Pairc Tailteann, Navan on Sunday as the first ever free taking competition in inter-county football decided the Bord Ná...

Longford Town preparing for pre-season friendly opener with Shamrock Rovers

Longford Town have returned to pre-season training and will continue their build up to the new season with a match against Shamrock Rovers next...
Rugby

Longford move to second in Leinster League 1B

Longford 36Coolmines 10Longford are now just six points behind leaders Suttonians after dispatching of Coolmines at CPL Park on Sunday.The bonus point win pushed...

Marie Flanagan (nee Carney)

Marie Flanagan (nee Carney)Breffni Cresent, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim and formerly Boheroe, Elphin,Co. Roscommon.Sunday 14th January peacefully at the North/West Hospice, Sligo.Beloved wife...

Kathleen Mc Cormack, (nee Spellman)

Kathleen Mc Cormack, (nee Spellman)Beech Park West, Athlone Co. Westmeath and formerly of Cournaglea, Boyle, Co. Roscommon.Sunday, 14th, January, peacefully. Sadly missed by...

Tom Greene

Tom Greene.Coolcam, Ballinlough, Co. Roscommon, peacefully at home. Reposing at his residence tomorrow evening (Tues) from five o’clock until eight o’clock.Funeral Mass in...

Should B and B’s charge a booking deposit?

 You heard it here last week – the Restaurants association of Ireland is calling on its members to request non - refundable deposits to...

SLURRY SPREADING AND THE FODDER CRISIS

Slurry spreading will begin on farms across the region in the coming weeks when the closed period comes to an end.Counties in Zone B...

Social media and young people’s moods

Over one thousand secondary school students have entered the competition and previous winners have gone on to become billionaires.Students from St Bricin's college, Belturbet...