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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...

It’s official – Roscommon was the hottest place in Ireland in 2016!!!

Mount Dillon on the Longford/Roscommon border is officially recorded as having the highest recorded temperature in the entire country last summer.In its annual report...

Denis Naughten may take some weeks to recuperate

Communications Minister Denis Naughten is likely to have to take some time to recuperate following an accident on Monday which saw him knocked from...

HEALTH: Roscommon region has worst ambulance response times in the country

The Roscommon region continues to have the worst ambulance response times in the country, with hour-long waits for life-threatening cases still being recorded.The latest...

International rugby returning to Dubarry Park

In 2016, Dubarry Park in Athlone ceased hosting Ireland’s under 20 Six Nations rugby home games. The games were relocated to Donnybrook.It’s expected that...

SAINT FRANCIS LADIES LINED OUT AT PÁIDÍÓ SÉ TOURNAMENT

Leitrim’s St. Francis Ladies lined out in the intermediate competition last at weekend’s Lidl Comórtas Peile Páidí Ó Sé 2018, the famed club Gaelic football tournament and festival...

Current Roscommon side can emulate the four-in-a-row legends

‘The Current Roscommon senior team and reigning Connacht champions can emulate the Roscommon team that won four Connacht championships in a row from 1977...

Mary Duffy

Mary DuffyLaurel Lodge Nursing Home, longford and formerly Phibsboro, Dublin and Lettergullion, Ballinamuck, co Longford.Tuesday February 20th peacefully at the Midlands Regional Hospital, Mullingar.Reposing...

Bernie Ward

Bernie WardDrum and formerly of Ward’s Bar, Baylough, Athlone.Wednesday February 21stReposing at The Strand Funeral Home, Athlone on (Fri) from five o’clock until eight...

Fr. Pat Shortt

Fr. Pat ShorttEugene, Missouri, United States, Pastor of Our Lady of Snows Parish, Missouri and formerly of Camber, Cloone, Co. LeitrimThursday 21st December, 2017.Deeply...

Should we fear vulture funds?

 Permanent TSB has revealed the majority of the mortgages it's selling belong to private homeowners.A statement issued by the bank claims that 14-thousand out...

The perfect cup of tea

We Irish love our tea.New figures from Euro monitor international show we as a country are the fifth highest consumer in the world –...
Rugby

Podcast: rugby and imagination

There is hours of entertainment in a book.Kevin McDermott on Sportsbeat spoke with book author Gerard Siggins Initially a sports journalist, he worked for...