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War of words continues ahead of planned strike action at Roscommon council

Employees in the private sector can only dream about the conditions enjoyed by all staff at Roscommon County Council. That's according to a strongly worded...

Funeral confirmed for respected Castlerea businessman

Tributes are being paid to the well-known Castlerea businessman who has died. John Tully ran a pharmacy in the west Roscommon town for many years...

Planning sought for huge school in Athlone

The planning process has begun for a new school building to be built for Coláiste Chiaráin in Athlone. Site notices have been erected on the...

Roscommon council clamps down on waste breaches

Roscommon County Council is ranked third out of 30 local authorities for regulating and enforcing waste services per number of waste permits held in...
Castlerea prison

Over 120 discipline sanctions handed out at Castlerea prison this year

Nine percent of all disciplinary sanctions against inmates in the Irish prison system this year took place at Castlerea prison. The figures, released by the...
Roads

Traffic restrictions near Casey’s roundabout in Roscommon town to begin tonight

Motorists using the Athlone road in Roscommon are being advised that traffic restrictions will be in place this evening as resurfacing works get underway...
Crash

Man hospitalised after crash in Roscommon

A man has been taken to hospital after a crash in Co Roscommon tonight. Two vehicles collided on the N5 between Frenchpark and Ballinagare and...

Roscommon senator urges Government to think outside the box regarding Brexit

A Roscommon senator has urged the government to think outside the box in terms of a possible solution to trade issues between Ireland and...

Roscommon is the least expensive market in the country

The latest Daft.ie Wealth Report shows that the value of residential property in Ireland has increased by 7.3 per cent. New figures complied by Daft.ie...

Official opening of a community garden in Ballaghaderreen takes place this afternoon

The official opening of a community garden in Ballaghaderreen takes place this afternoon. Local businessman John Duffy recently gave a plot of land adjacent to...

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:...