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Latest case of bird flu discovered in Roscommon

The latest case of Bird flu has been found in county Roscommon.The Department of Agriculture has confirmed that the latest case of Avian flu...

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,...

Donie Shine senior to be given hall of fame award posthumously

Its been announced that the Hall of Fame award for 2017 at the Roscommon sports star of the year awards  is being posthumously given...

Local teams all set for All Ireland volleyball finals

Three schools in the region are all set for the All-Ireland schools volleyball finals which take place in UCD on Thursday.There's a unique all...

Mathews feels O’Neill club rumours unhelpful to international side

Stoke City appointed Paul Lambert as the club’s new manager after a week of speculation linking republic of Ireland boss Martin O’Neill to the...

Kathleen McDermott (nee Moran)

Kathleen McDermott (nee Moran).Ballincullen, Drumlion, Carrick on Shannon, Co Roscommon.Wednesday, January, 17th peacefully at Sligo University Hospital.Kathleen, relict of Mick.Deeply regretted...

John Clarke

John Clarke. Claris, Newtowncashel, Co Longford.Tuesday, January, 16th in the loving care of the staff at the Manor Nursing Home, Edgeworthstown. Reposing at Farrell’s Funeral Home,...

James (Jimmy) Fahy

James (Jimmy) Fahy(Ex-Principal of Tarmon National School)Highfield Road, Knockroe, Castlerea and formerly of Tarmon, Castlerea, Co. Roscommon.Thursday, 18th, January, Peacefully at Mayo...

SPECSAVERS ITEM

 What type of glasses would suit a square or a round face?Fiona Ferguson from Specsavers opticians in Longford joined us on the show to...

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...