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Brexit could affect car sales in Shannonside Region

Uncertainty surrounding Brexit could affect car sales in the Shannonside Region.That's according to Brian Cooke who is the Deputy Director General at the Society...

“We don’t have the amenities” – Confused Ballaghaderreen locals react to Syrian refugees plan

Locals have expressed their surprise that up to 80 Syrian refugees will be locating to Ballaghaderreen in the coming weeks.It was announced on Thursday...

LISTEN: Syrian refugees expected to arrive in Ballaghdereen by March

The Department of Justice says 80 refugees could be re-located to a Ballaghadereen by the end of March.The Department has decided to house the...

Senior official confirms capacity for up to 200 refugees in Ballaghaderreen

A senior government official has confirmed to Roscommon County council that there is capacity for up to 200 people at the Abbeyfield Hotel in...

Ballaghaderreen hotel to house 80 Syrian refugees

A disused hotel in Roscommon will accommodate 80 Syrian refugees for the next two years. The relocated asylum seekers will be housed in the Abbeyfield...

Denis Naughten released from hospital after accident

Roscommon Galway TD and Minister Denis Naughten has been discharged from University Hospital Galway today.He'd been having further tests at the Galway hospital after...

Irish Cancer Society defends controversial ‘Get Cancer’ ad

An Irish Cancer Society official from Roscommon is strongly defending its controversial publicity campaign.In an attempt to highlight the increasing prevalence of the illness,...

Shannonside TDs offer contrasting views on how to solve hospital trolley crisis

A Shannonside TD has called for the head of the HSE Tony O'Brien to resign over the escalation in the number of people waiting...

Roscommon cancer campaigner critical of new publicity campaign

A cancer campaigner in Roscommon is strongly criticising the Irish Cancer Society's controversial publicity campaign and is calling on them to change it.The society...

Lawyer fees of €92,000 for Fr Molloy probe

The Justice Minister has revealed that a senior counsel was paid more than €92,000 for carrying out a review of Roscommon priest Niall Molloy's...

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...