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Roscommon company shortlisted for major agribusiness award

A family run Roscommon business has been shortlisted in this year's Agribusiness Awards to be held in Dublin on the 9th of November.Bio-Friendly Ltd...
RWC

Ex-Connacht rugby president still hopeful for Ireland’s 2023 RWC bid

A former president of Connacht rugby believes Ireland's hopes of staging the 2023 Rugby World Cup are not over yet.It was confirmed earlier this...

Roscommon council pays almost €2 million for goods and services

Roscommon County Council paid €1.98 million for goods and service in the last three months, including over half a million euro to one road...
Ava Twomey who has been granted a special licence to receive medical cannabis

Castlerea duo in charity swim for Cork child

Two Roscommon people are taking part in a charity swim next Saturday in aid of a child who has moved to the Netherlands to...

Valuable machinery destroyed in massive Frenchpark fire

It’s estimated that several hundred thousand euros’ worth of damage was caused in a massive fire at Frenchpark on Saturday night.Shortly after midnight, a...

Efforts to raise thousands of euro for local teenager continue this weekend

The efforts in north Roscommon to raise thousands of euros to enable a local teenager to undergo cancer treatment are continuing this weekend.Niamh Flanagan,...

A retired Detective believes resources will have to be put into community policing

A retired Detective Garda from Roscommon has said he believes resources are going to have to be put into community policing if the gardai...

Roscommon could be set for self-service libraries

Self-service libraries look set to be introduced in Roscommon because the council is currently tendering for such equipment.However, some councillors strongly oppose the plans.Roscommon...

Gardaí issue warning before Bank Holiday weekend

Gardaí are urging road-users to be visible across this Bank Holiday weekend as the clocks go back and darker road conditions set in.Ten people...

Blow to local brokers as EBS withdraws services

Several Shannonside financial brokers are set to be badly affected by EBS's decision to withdraw services from them.A Ballaghaderreen customer claims the decision will...

Dubarry Park Hosts Connacht Eagles and Ospreys

Connacht Eagles take on their Ospreys counterparts in Round three of the Celtic Cup under the Dubarry Park floodlights on Friday night.There has been...

Party of Five in Leitrim Senior Championship

Five teams remain in the Connacht Gold Leitrim Senior football championship.Leitrim P.R.O Declan Bohan says after a busy fixture list, the strongest teams in...

Study on Life of Inter-County Players

GAA players spend up to 31-hours a week on inter-county commitments - that's according to a new study from the E-S-R-I.The study was commissioned...

Irene Lee (nee O’Reilly)

Irene Lee (nee O’Reilly)Aughagreagh, Aughnacliffe, Co. Longford.Tuesday, 18th September peacefully after a short illness at the Regional Hospital, Mullingar.Loving wife of Peter and sister...

Michael (Mick) O’Roarke

Michael (Mick) O’RoarkeCreggs, Co. Galway.Wednesday, September, 19th, peacefully in his 96th year.Beloved husband of the late Sarah and loving father of...

Thomas (Tom) Smith

Thomas (Tom) Smith.Knockroe, Castlerea, Co. Roscommon.Tuesday, 18th, September peacefully surrounded by his family in the loving care of the nurses and staff of...

LISTEN: Iceland boss reveals plans for more local stores

Major food retailer Iceland intends to open a store in Carrick-on-Shannon.The chain, which specialises in frozen food, opened a supermarket in Roscommon town last...

LISTEN: Michael Harding joins JF live in studio

On Tuesday’s I’m A Buddhist Cavan native and Leitrim local Michael Harding joins Joe Finnegan in studio to discuss his new book and his...

LISTEN: Fianna Fáil Leader Micheál Martin on The Joe Finnegan Show

Leader of Fianna Fail Micheál Martin talks seats in the Shannonside Northern Sound region and all the challenges that lie ahead for the opposition...