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Roscommon

Only four flood-hit people in Roscommon want to relocate

Four people in Roscommon, five in Westmeath, and one in Offaly, have submitted expressions of interest into the once-off Voluntary Homeowner Relocation Scheme. A total...
Mohammed Aslam

Mosque planned for historic Ballagh convent

A Pakistani businessman and developer intends to buy the historic convent in Ballaghaderreen and turn it into a mosque. Mohammed Aslam has placed an offer...

Jobs key in Ballyleague/Lanesboro plan

Job creation and providing economic development are likely to be two of the main issues raised at a special meeting being held on the...

Ballagh house for sale for just €15,000

A one-bedroom house in Ballaghaderreen could sell for only €15,000 at an Allsop online auction later this month. The new catalogue also includes a three-bedroom...

Local Independent TDs claimed €80,000 expenses

Three independent TDs in this region claimed a total of €80,000 in expenses last year. New figures released by the Standards in Public Office Commission...

Roscommon supporters alerted to traffic advice for Connacht final

Roscommon GAA Supporters heading to the Connacht football final this Sunday are being warned to expect traffic delays in and out of the venue...

Roscommon County Council object to Lidl’s Carrick-on-Shannon plans

Roscommon County Council has become the latest opponent to Lidl's planned relocation in Carrick-on-Shannon. The local authority claims the €2-million would have an adverse effect...
Garda

Twenty Shannonside probationary Gardai pass out from Templemore

Twenty probationary gardai from local counties have passed out from the Garda training college at Templemore. The trainee gardai will be stationed at eleven stations...

‘Definite line of inquiry’ in Ballagh stabbing

Gardaí are following a definite line of inquiry in relation to a stabbing incident in Ballaghaderreen. At about 8.20 on Wednesday night, a 39-year-old man...

Roscommon IFA members at Dublin sit-in

Roscommon IFA chairman John Hanley says he and other IFA representatives are determined to continue a sit-in at the Department of Agriculture. The sit-in began...

Galway win the Nestor Cup

  Galway 0-16 Roscommon 2-06 Roscommon’s bid to land their second Connacht senior football championship in a-row came to an end after a strong second half from Galway...

Wicklow see off Longford challenge in Leinster semi-final

Leinster Ladies Intermediate semi-final Wicklow 3-13 Longford 0-4. After the game Longford captain Mairead Moore spoke with Deniese O'Flaherty.

Roscommon beaten in Connacht Under 20 final

Connacht Under 20 football championship final: Mayo 3-16 Roscommon 1-6 Roscommon  were defeated by 16 points by Mayo in the inaugural Connacht Under 20 football championship final. The...

Patrick (Patsy) Donohue

Patrick (Patsy) Donohue. Wembley, U.K and formerly Granard, Co. Longford. Who died on 11th June peacefully at Northwick Park Hospital. Sadly missed by his loving...

Winifred (Una) Mallon (née Ward)

Winifred (Una) Mallon (née Ward)  New York and formerly of Derrane Road, Roscommon. June 14th, 2018.  Beloved wife of the late Joseph, daughter of the late...

Thomas Keary

Thomas Keary. Wallaceburg, Canada and formerly of Clonkeen, Streete, Co. Westmeath, suddenly in Canada. Predeceased by his companion Dorris Foster. Thomas will be sadly missed by his...

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...

LISTEN BACK: JF Show weekly panel discussion

The Pope's imminent visit to Ireland, Sinn Féin's possible motion of no confidence in Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy and the US-North Korea peace pact:...