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Different dynamic in webcast council meetings

A Roscommon councillor has accepted she was more conscious of herself at the first ever meeting of the local authority that was shown on...

Crowds gather in Roscommon for All-Ireland tickets

There are huge crowds of people in Roscommon town today lining up to get tickets for the county's All-Ireland quarter-final against Mayo on Sunday. Tickets...

Kilduff slams Minister’s ‘anti-Catholic’ school plans

Roscommon county councillors have fired a salvo at the Education Minister over his plans in relation to the admission rules of Catholic schools. Richard Bruton...

Roscommon council responds to ‘flexi-leave’ ruling

Roscommon County Council has issued a response to a ruling from the Labour Court in relation to its dispute with trade union IMPACT. Last Friday...

Hopes of new finds underneath Ballintubber Castle

Archaeologists working at Ballintubber Castle in north Roscommon hope to uncover a third dimension of castle life in their future work. A project called 'Castles...

Almost 50 dogs put down in local pounds last year

Nearly fifty dogs were put down in the region last year out of more than 850 which ended up in pounds. And new figures show...
Coroner's court

Inquest hears man found dead in Boyle had arrived in Roscommon only hours earlier

A preliminary inquest has been opened into the death of an English man found dead in his car in Boyle earlier this month. Ipswich native...

Roscommon County Council received almost 50 environment complaints

New documents reveal Roscommon County Council received nearly 50 environment complaints in a single month. They include allegations of dead animals dumped in the countrywide,...

Excavation results on show at Ballintubber Castle

People with an interest in history are being invited to attend guided tours of Ballintubber Caste in Co Roscommon this afternoon. There will also be...

Impact wins staff dispute at Roscommon council

The Labour Court has found mainly in the Impact trade union's favour in relation to the dispute over flexible working arrangements at Roscommon County...

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...