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Roscommon

Overcrowding protocols in place at Portiuncula Hospital

Management at Portiuncula University Hospital in Ballinasloe are urging people to only attend the emergency department there if absolutely necessary due to overcrowding.The hospital...

Roscommon Galway Minister Denis Naughten hit by car while cycling

The Minister for Communications Denis Naughten is being treated for injuries after being hit by a car while cycling in Roscommon.The incident took place...

Pensioner badly injured in local hit-and-run

An 84-year-old man remains in a serious condition in hospital after a suspected hit-and-run in east Galway.Local gardaí said that, at about 5pm on...

West Roscommon water will soon be drinkable

Roscommon County Council work to lift the boil water notice in Ballinlough will progress soon into the new year.Over 3,500 customers on the Ballinalough...

IFA: Roscommon farmers still hit by flooding

The chairman of Roscommon IFA claims that farmers in the county are still being badly affected by flooding this winter.John Hanley welcomes the recent...

Cortober in Carrick-on-Shannon should be moved into Leitrim as it’s ignored by Roscommon Co...

Cortober in Carrick-on-Shannon should be moved into Leitrim because it's ignored by Roscommon County Council.That's the personal view of the Colm McGrath, the Carrick...

Brexit already having a big effect on local farmers in Shannonside region

The chairman of Roscommon IFA claims that Brexit has already had a big effect on local farmers, with the price of beef falling.John Hanley...

Smaller local authorities such as Roscommon could see a reduction in revenue from the...

There are concerns that smaller local authorities such as Roscommon could see a reduction in revenue from the local property tax.Residents in Roscommon contributed...

Bird Flu has reached Ireland

The Department of Agriculture has confirmed the H5N8 strain of avian flu has been identified in a wild duck in County Wexford.There's very little...

Taoiseach open to Denis Naughten returning to Fine Gael

The Taoiseach's left the door open for a return to the Fine Gael fold for Denis Naughten.Mr Naughten who now sits in Cabinet as...

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...

Darren O’Donnell

Darren O'Donnell.Corry, Drumkeerin, Co. Leitrim.Wednesday, February, 21stReposing at his late residence tomorrow (Fri) from 11.00am until 11.00pm.House private at all other...

Henry Hamilton

Henry HamiltonCranleybeg, Edgeworthstown, Co Longford and North Circular Road, Dublin.Tuesday February 20th peacefully at the Mater Hospital, Dublin.Predeceased by his brother Willie....

Bridgie Connelly

Bridgie Connelly.Newtown, Glinsk, Via Castlerea, Co. Galway.Wednesday, 21st February, peacefully at University College Hospital Galway. Reposing at Divilly's Funeral Home Glenamaddy,  tomorrow evening...

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...