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Roscommon

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...

Barton joins calls for Roscommon hospital expansion

A renowned east Galway consultant is strongly supporting the proposal to expand the medical assessment unit in Roscommon University Hospital. Work has begun on a...

Longford has highest number of PIAB awards locally

People living in Leitrim and Roscommon received the lowest number of awards in the country last year from the Personal Injuries Assessment Board. New figures...
Gardai

Justice minister confirmed to unveil Roscommon memorial to murdered Gardai

The organisers of a memorial to two Garda murdered in Roscommon over 30 years ago have confirmed the Minister for Justice will perform the...
Court

Woman with Roscommon address to be surrendered to UK to faces charges of alleged...

A 71-year-old woman with an address in Roscommon is to be surrendered to the UK where she faces charges of allegedly assisting in the...

Shannonside Hurling Needs Huge Investment

As Limerick were confirmed as All-Ireland champions and what had been a bumper year for hurling, Shannonside Gaelic Games pundit Frank Brady has called on...

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...

Patricia Winston (nee Gill)

Patricia Winston (nee Gill) Circular Road, Roscommon. Tuesday 21st August, peacefully in the care of the wonderful staff of Roscommon University Hospital.  Wife of the...

Gretta Gibbons (nee McDermott)

Gretta Gibbons (nee McDermott) Ballinafad, Strokestown, Co Roscommon Monday 20th August, unexpectedly at her residence. Reposing at her residence Wednesday from four o’clock.  Removal on Thursday to...

Eileen Mc Donagh (nee Gray)

Eileen Mc Donagh (nee Gray) Ballindoon, Riverstown, Co. Sligo. Tuesday 21st August. Peacefully, surrounded by her devoted family and in the tender care of the...

Roscommon man crowned escort of the year

There was cow milking, weight lifting and opera singing.   Yes, last night’s Rose of Tralee didn’t disappoint when it came to entertainment – and the...

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...