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Cash stolen during daylight theft at Frenchpark Service Station

Gardai are appealing for witnesses after a man stole €200 from Frenchpark Service Station and drove off without paying for his petrol. The incident happened...
Broadband

Communications Minister wants Broadband Plan to avoid previous tech mistakes

The Minister for Communications does not want the government to repeat past mistakes when it comes to rolling out broadband across the country. Denis Naughten...
Valuations

Head of valuations service claims Shannonside companies should not fear 2018 rates

The head of the valuations office is hopeful that companies will not get any major shocks when they receive their rates for 2018 in...
Bishop's palace Balllaghadereen

Bishop’s palace in Ballaghaderreen to be sold

A sale is set to be completed in the coming weeks on the historic bishop's palace in Ballaghaderreen. His new residence will be a former...
Primary care

HSE raises concern over staff shortages in Roscommon primary care

The HSE is concerned about the 'risks' associated with staff shortages in primary care in Roscommon. According to the minutes of a recent meeting of...

Joe Biden to turn sod on Castlebar hospice facility

The former US vice-president will be in Ireland next week to turn the sod on a new Roscommon-Mayo hospice project. Joe Biden will get the...

PNA: Mental health report most damning of all time

The Roscommon mental health report has been described as an unprecedentedly damning report of a mental health service. The long-awaited report, published yesterday, has identified...

Firearms and ammunition stolen in Castlerea raid

Roscommon gardai are investigating a burglary where two firearms and a quantity of ammunition were stolen in Castlerea recently. The firearms were stolen from a...

Locals GPs call for greater mental health funding after critical Roscommon report

Two Roscommon GPs have called on the HSE to reverse the trend of chronically under-resourcing the mental health service. After a damning review of the...

MInister calls for HSE accountability after critical Roscommon Mental Health Report

Minister Denis Naughten has called for HSE management to be ‘held to account’ after a damning report on mental health services in Roscommon. The review...

O’Hanlon Claims Fourth Longford Marathon Crown

Gary O’Hanlon made landed his fourth Longford Marathon on Sunday August 19 in a new course record of 2:21.00. O’Hanlon the reigning Irish national marathon...

Longford Senior Football Results W/E August 19

Peter Hanley Longford Senior football championship Clonguish 1-20 Ballymahon 1-7 Mostrim 1-12 Abbeylara 1-11 Group Two Carrickedmond 1-8 Mullinalaghta 1-21 Granard 1-9 Colmcille 1-17. Group Three Killoe 0-12 Dromard 1-10. Peter...

Roscommon Club Championship Results W/E 19 August

Roscommon Senior, Intermediate and Junior results week-ending August 19. Hodson Bay Hotel Roscommon Senior Football Championship results Section A Sunday August 19, Strokestown 2-10 Clan na...

Annie Macken (nee Gavin)

Annie Macken (nee Gavin) Battery Heights, Athlone and formerly of Derrylahan. Monday 20th August. Reposing at the Strand Funeral home on Wednesday from half past five until...

John Roche

John Roche Kidlawn House, Ballinasloe, Co. Roscommon Sunday 19th August. Reposing at Grenham’s Funeral Home, Ballinasloe, Tuesday from six o’clock until eight o’clock.  Private removal on Wednesday...

Mary Mulligan

Mary Mulligan Lisnagabara, Four Roads, Co. Roscommon Sunday 19th August, Suddenly in her 93rd year, at the residence of her sister Bridie. Reposing at Dempsey’s...

A rhyme for all – exam results

  Congrats to all you students, that are in this frenzy zone Whether your results were high or low, you will not be on your own I...

RECIPE : TRADITIONAL IRISH STEW

I think it's fair to say that we here on the Joe Finnegan Show could do with any help we can get in the...

Social Welfare, Northern Ireland and the banks

It's Friday, and that can only mean one thing - the Joe Finnegan Show panel. Every week, we invite a panel of guests on to...