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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...

Galway win the Nestor Cup

  Galway 0-16 Roscommon 2-06 Roscommon’s bid to land their second Connacht senior football championship in a-row came to an end after a strong second half from Galway...

Wicklow see off Longford challenge in Leinster semi-final

Leinster Ladies Intermediate semi-final Wicklow 3-13 Longford 0-4. After the game Longford captain Mairead Moore spoke with Deniese O'Flaherty.

Roscommon beaten in Connacht Under 20 final

Connacht Under 20 football championship final: Mayo 3-16 Roscommon 1-6 Roscommon  were defeated by 16 points by Mayo in the inaugural Connacht Under 20 football championship final. The...

Willie (William) Jordan

Willie (William) Jordan 9 Legion Terrace, Longford Town. Wednesday, June 20th, in Saint Joseph’s Hospital, Dublin Road, Longford. Funeral Mass on (Fri) at eleven o’clock...

Patrick (Patsy) Donohue

Patrick (Patsy) Donohue. Wembley, U.K and formerly Granard, Co. Longford. Who died on 11th June peacefully at Northwick Park Hospital. Sadly missed by his loving...

Winifred (Una) Mallon (née Ward)

Winifred (Una) Mallon (née Ward)  New York and formerly of Derrane Road, Roscommon. June 14th, 2018.  Beloved wife of the late Joseph, daughter of the late...

Life in the fast lane

How comfortable are you taking directions from your other half while driving? On today's Joe Finnegan Show we caught up with Leitrim based couple Katjua...

LISTEN BACK: Halting the decline of rural communities

Rural communities in our region are doing all they can to put a halt on depopulation. Social-media campaigns are shining a light on all there...

LISTEN BACK: JF Show weekly panel discussion

The Pope's imminent visit to Ireland, Sinn Féin's possible motion of no confidence in Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy and the US-North Korea peace pact:...