On-Air Now

  • jonny130x130
    The Afternoon Show with Jonny O’Keeffe

Roscommon

Irish Refugee Council hope for public meeting in Ballaghaderreen

The Irish Refugee Council says only a public meeting will restore the Ballaghaderreen community's confidence in hosting Syrian refugees in the town.The comments come...

Muslim man in Ballaghaderreen says ‘sick people’ behind anti-Islam leaflet

A Muslim man living in Ballaghaderrreen says the people who handed out anti-Islamic leaflets in the town last weekend are 'sick people'.Sajjad Hussain, who...

Garda investigate three attempted burglaries in Ballinlough

Gardai in Castlerea are advising homeowners to remain vigilant when it comes to security in their homes.It follows three attempted burglaries in which thieves...

Ballaghaderreen to host welcome events for Syrians

A series of free welcome events, as well as a directory of local business resources, is planned to help Syrian refugees settle into Ballaghaderreen...

Calls for Government to provide special fund for Syrian refugees

The government needs to provide a special fund to assist with the settlement of refugees from Syria to Ballaghadereen in Roscommon.The Chair of Roscommon...

Ballaghaderreen locals to ‘step in’ with services for Syrian refugees

A Ballaghadereen community activist claims the town will step in to provide any services currently lacking for dozens of Syrian refugees set to arrive...

Syrian refugees to stay in Ballaghaderreen for six months

A UN official is insisting the Syrian refugees will only be accommodated in the Roscommon hotel for about six months.About 80 asylum-seekers are expected...

10 IDA sites available across the Shannonside Northern Sound region

The IDA has 10 available sites for possible companies to locate in across the Shannonside Northern Sound region.Leitrim is the best served county in...

20 local building firms received €1.2 million

20 local building firms have received 1.2 million euro in housing contracts from Roscommon County CouncilWork on 75 void or unoccupied houses will be...

Planning permission lodged for 14 houses in Roscommon

Planning permission has been lodged for 14 houses to be built in Roscommon town.The application involves a revision of a housing development that was...

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...