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Roscommon

Power outages may last for some days

Energy Minister Denis Naughten says that people who lose power today will most likely continue to be without any supply until tomorrow at the...
Orla Leyden

Orla Leyden declares intention to seek FF General Election nomination

Roscommon Council Cathaoirleach Orla Leyden has declared her intention to stand as a candidate in the next Fianna Fail GE selection convention.The Castlecoote councillor...
Weather

All Shannonside schools to shut tomorrow as red weather warning extended nationwide

Hurricane Ophelia is expected to make landfall here tomorrow, with strong winds and coastal flooding.The authorities say tomorrow's conditions will be comparable with Hurricane...

Councillor Ivan Connaughton rules out running for Fianna Fail in General Election

South Roscommon Fianna Fáil councillor Ivan Connaughton has confirmed he won't be standing in the next general election - unless party leader Micheál Martin...
Primary care

HSE confirm it will be mid-November before staff can work at newly constructed Boyle...

The HSE has confirmed it expects to be mid-November before any staff will be able to work at the newly constructed Boyle primary care...

Night rescue mission on Lough Ree ends successfully

Emergency services came to the aid of a cruiser on Lough Ree on Saturday night.At about 8pm, the boat was en route from Athlone to...

Groceries stolen from Ballaghaderreen supermarket

A suspect has been identified in relation to the theft of groceries from a supermarket in Ballaghaderreen on Friday morning.At 11.45am, goods valued at...
Eugene Dail seat

Murphy clarifies stance on coalition with Sinn Féin

Eugene Murphy, the Roscommon-Galway TD, claims he has no issue with Fianna Fáil's motion forbidding a coalition government with Sinn Féin.The motion was passed at the...

Politicians slammed over Ballagh factory demolition work

Demolition work is taking place at the Dawn Meats factory in Ballaghaderreen that used to employ 240 people.Nearly ten years ago, the thriving plant...

Significant refurbishment of Ballagh cathedral begins

Full construction work on the €1.4-million refurbishment of St Nathy's Cathedral in Ballaghaderreen will begin on Monday.Last Sunday the church held its final Mass...

Meet Nuala McGoey Longford Rugby Player

Longford Woman all about enjoyment and learning this season.By Tommy ButlerName: Nuala McGoeyNationality: IrishHometown: LongfordPosition: Longford Woman’s Head Coach/FlankerCoaching Qualifications: IRFU Level 3Coaching Philosophy:...

Longford Dismiss Mullingar For Three Wins In-A-Row

Mullingar 5Longford 41Longford ended their Midland League Group A campaign with a maximum 15 points after a comprehensive win over Mullingar.It was a game...

Sutton Swoops for Last Gasp Buccaneers Winner

Last gasp try secures Buccaneers clean sweep Connacht senior league victoriesBy Michael SilkeCorinthians 25Buccaneers 28A last gasp John Sutton try saw Buccaneers complete a...

Margaret Casey (née Mc Tiernan)

Margaret Casey (née Mc Tiernan)Sheegora, Boyle, Co. Roscommon.Sunday, September, 16th peacefully, surrounded by her devoted family and in the tender care of the...

PJ Casey

PJ CaseyRap-pa-ree-hill, Lanesboro, Co Longford.Sunday 16th September peacefully at Porticuncila Hospital Ballinasloe. Reposing at Farrells funeral home, Lanesboro, Tuesday from four o’clock until seven...

Gaynor French (nee Duke)

Gaynor French (nee Duke)Castlecole, Castlerea, Co. Roscommon and late of U.K.Sunday, September, 16th peacefully at the Galway Hospice, surrounded by her loving family. Reposing...

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...