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Multimillion-euro plan could create 300 jobs in Athlone

An ambitious plan to bring more bio-pharma companies to Athlone could create hundreds of new jobs for the region.Developer Bobmar limited is behind the...

Pharmaceutical facility to create hundreds of jobs in Roscommon

Up to 300 jobs could be on the way at a new pharmaceutical facility in County Roscommon.100 construction jobs will also be created at...

Recruitment underway for Castlerea fire-fighters

The chief executive of Roscommon County Council has revealed two vacancies have arisen at Castlerea fire station.However, Eugene Cummins insists he won't reopen the...
Trains

TD glad Irish Rail are adding extra trains to serve Roscommon GAA supporters

Roscommon Galway Deputy Michael Fitzmaurice is welcoming news that Iarnrod Eireann will be putting on some additional services for this Sundays games in Croke...

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...

Dubarry Park Hosts Connacht Eagles and Ospreys

Connacht Eagles take on their Ospreys counterparts in Round three of the Celtic Cup under the Dubarry Park floodlights on Friday night.There has been...

Party of Five in Leitrim Senior Championship

Five teams remain in the Connacht Gold Leitrim Senior football championship.Leitrim P.R.O Declan Bohan says after a busy fixture list, the strongest teams in...

Study on Life of Inter-County Players

GAA players spend up to 31-hours a week on inter-county commitments - that's according to a new study from the E-S-R-I.The study was commissioned...

Irene Lee (nee O’Reilly)

Irene Lee (nee O’Reilly)Aughagreagh, Aughnacliffe, Co. Longford.Tuesday, 18th September peacefully after a short illness at the Regional Hospital, Mullingar.Loving wife of Peter and sister...

Michael (Mick) O’Roarke

Michael (Mick) O’RoarkeCreggs, Co. Galway.Wednesday, September, 19th, peacefully in his 96th year.Beloved husband of the late Sarah and loving father of...

Thomas (Tom) Smith

Thomas (Tom) Smith.Knockroe, Castlerea, Co. Roscommon.Tuesday, 18th, September peacefully surrounded by his family in the loving care of the nurses and staff of...

LISTEN: Iceland boss reveals plans for more local stores

Major food retailer Iceland intends to open a store in Carrick-on-Shannon.The chain, which specialises in frozen food, opened a supermarket in Roscommon town last...

LISTEN: Michael Harding joins JF live in studio

On Tuesday’s I’m A Buddhist Cavan native and Leitrim local Michael Harding joins Joe Finnegan in studio to discuss his new book and his...

LISTEN: Fianna Fáil Leader Micheál Martin on The Joe Finnegan Show

Leader of Fianna Fail Micheál Martin talks seats in the Shannonside Northern Sound region and all the challenges that lie ahead for the opposition...