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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...
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Young farmers in Shannonside region need more support

Macra na Feirme President Sean Finan says more Green Cert places and other supports are needed to provide the best options for young farmers...

Lough Key named Roscommon’s busiest tourist attraction

Lough Key Forest Park was the top tourist attraction in Roscommon in 2016.According to figures from the local authority, over 70,000 people visited the...

New rapid-response vehicle set for Roscommon

Very positive developments could be imminent for emergency medical care in Roscommon.Irish Community Rapid Response, a west Cork-based charity, is expanding and providing five...

Naughten transferred to Galway hospital

Denis Naughten has been transferred to University Hospital Galway for further assessment on back injuries sustained in a cycling accident.The Minister for Communications had...

LISTEN: Chair of Roscommon Tidy Towns slams level of illegal dumping

The chairperson of Roscommon Tidy Towns is slamming the level of illegal dumping that is taking place in the area.Roscommon town today finished second...

Most people in Longford would think a Hurl is a Weapon

It’s been a baptism of fire since Colum O’Meara took over as manager of the Longford hurlers.While landing the Keogh Cup for the very...

Live Allianz League Football This Weekend

Sunday Sport brings you a host of live Allianz National League Coverage this weekend.It’s a Super Sunday Sport of football action as Leitrim, Longford...

McStay makes seven changes for Louth

Kevin McStay has made seven changes to the Roscommon team to face Louth in the Allianz league division two clash on Sunday.Sean McDermott and...

Fergal McGuinness

Fergal McGuinnessAbbeycartron, Longford.Friday February 23rdReposing at Glennon’s Funeral Home (Mon) from five o’clock until eight o’clock, with prayers at eight o’clock.Removal on (Tues) to...

Sheila Egan (Nee Dolan)

Sheila Egan (Nee Dolan)Glantaun Close, Creagh, Ballinasloe, Co Galway.Thursday February 22nd peacefully at Portiuncula Hospital, Ballinasloe.Predeceased by her infant daughter Elaine, her parents Patrick...

Celine Nally (nee Mc’Cann)

Celine Nally (nee Mc’Cann)Moigh, Ballymahon, Co. Longford.Thursday, February, 22ndReposing at Thomond Lodge nursing home, Ballymahon tomorrow evening (Sat) from half past four until...

Rural crime, Brexit, mortgages and the infamous Catherine Nevin

Brexit, Stormont, rural crime, vulture funds and the death of the 'black widow' Catherine Nevin.MEP Luke Ming Flanagan, former ICMSA President Pat O' Rourke...

”I hope no family ever has to endure such pain again”

Martina and Larry Hayes from Athlone and Lorna Carty from Meath were among 38 people killed when a lone gunman opened fire at a...

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...