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Major funding boost for Ballymurray flood works

90,000 euro has been allocated for additional funding works in county Roscommon. The Minister for the Environment has confirmed that funding is to be provided...

PODCAST: National Spring Clean launched in Roscommon

The An Taisce National Spring Clean was launched in Roscommon last week.. Shannonside FM's Eoghan Murphy attended the launch and spoke to a number of...

20 jobs as Roscommon food court opens

A new state-of-the-art food court opens in Roscommon town today, creating 20 jobs. Last November, Casey's Auto Centre was given planning permission for an extension...

Boundary Bill gets widespread backing

A bill which would force the government to leave the power of any boundary change in the Athlone electorate's hands has passed the first...

300 vacant residences in Ballaghaderreen

A new report from Roscommon County Council reveals there are about 300 vacant residential units in Ballaghaderreen. The council is encouraging the use of empty...
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Investigations continue into fatal Roscommon house fire

A man in his 60's died following a fire at a house in south Roscommon. Emergency services were alerted to an incident near Bealnamulla in...

Man dies in house fire in south Roscommon

A man has died in a house fire in the Drum area of South Roscommon. The alarm was raised by a passer-by shortly after noon...

Strokestown Park owner wins major award

A Roscommon man has won a prestigious EU prize for cultural heritage. Jim Callery, of the Irish National Famine Museum & Archive and owner of...

Ballagh-based Syrians ‘scarred’ after war

The manager of the new Emergency Reception and Orientation Centre in Ballaghaderreen has revealed how scared the Syrian asylum-seekers are after their experience of...

Six Community Welfare Offices Closed in Shannonside Region since 2015

The Minister for Social protection has confirmed that Roscommon recorded the second highest number of Community Welfare office closures outside of Dublin in the...

Friend is new Connacht Head Coach

Connacht Rugby Andy Friend as the province’s new Head Coach, having signed a three-year contact. Friend will arrive in the Sportsground in late June to...

Guickan names Leitrim team for Roscommon semi-final

Benny Guickan has named the Leitrim team for Saturday’s Connacht senior semi-final against Roscommon. The game is live on Shannonside FM from 5.30pm with our...

Mohill to appeal to Connacht Council

Mohill chairman Padraig McLaughlin has revealed that Mohill will appeal to the Connacht council the result of last week’s league game against Ballinamore Sean...

Kevin Sorohan

Kevin Sorohan Gubadorish, Drumlish, Co. Longford. Thursday, May 24th. Reposing at his residence. Removal to arrive on (Sun) to St Mary’s church, Gortlettra for Mass at...

Seamus McIntyre

Seamus McIntyre Cornamuckla, Loch Gowna, Co. Cavan. Tuesday, May 22nd, peacefully at Cavan General Hospital. Reposing at Lakelands Funeral Home & Crematorium, Cavan tomorrow (Fri) from four...

Mary Goode (nee Ryan)

Mary Goode (nee Ryan) Who died in New York on March, 11th, 2018. Predeceased by her beloved husband Paddy, late of Monksland, Old Tuam...

PODCAST: Cook County President visits Roscommon

The Mayor of Roscommon, Orla Leyden has hosted Toni Preckwinkle, the highest ranking public official of Cook county, in Roscommon town and the Hudson...

‘Guardians of the GAA’

 Guardians of the GAA’, is a history of the GAA from the perspective of Garda involvement. The book, written by Brian Willoughby and Noel Hynes,...

Referendum debate

This Friday 25th May, you will be asked to vote on a proposal to change the Constitution of Ireland. The proposed change to the...