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Complaint: Raw effluent flowing into Boyle River

Roscommon County Council has received complaints of burying of dead animals and raw effluent flowing into a river.The local authority also received a report...

Roscommon hospice unit avoids potential two year delay

The Chief Executive Office at Mayo/ Roscommon Hospice says she believes the decision not to build the Roscommon hospice unit on land at Roscommon...

Denis Naughten reveals final tender for National Broadband Plan received today

Minister for Communications Denis Naughten has confirmed that the final tender for the National Broadband Plan was submitted today.Answering questions in the Dail, the...

Daylight theft of van from west Roscommon

Castlerea gardaí are investigating the theft of a van yesterday.At about 2.30pm, a blue Citroën Berlingo van was stolen from a farmyard at Heathfield,...

Gardaí issue advice to ploughing-bound traffic

Gardaí are urging people travelling from the Shannonside region to the National Ploughing Championships in Screggan, near Tullamore, to follow all traffic advice and...

Roscommon Hospice will not be built on grounds of county hospital

The multimillion-euro hospice planned for Roscommon will not be built on the grounds of the county's hospital.Though it was originally intended to locate it...

Tributes paid to Roscommon VAD campaigner Gaynor French who has passed away

Tributes have been paid to a Roscommon resident who had campaigned to allow people die how they would like.Castlerea woman Gaynor French was diagnosed...

Roscommon Senator wants people to wear poppy and shamrock pin

A Roscommon senator is hopeful that politicians across all of Ireland will decide to wear a special lapel pin to mark 100 years since...

Thief raids unlocked car in north Roscommon

A total of €1,600's worth of items were stolen from a car near Lough Key Forest Park in Boyle yesterday.Between 3pm and 5pm, two...

Happy ending in Boyle woman’s search for home

A Boyle woman who was at risk of homelessness has secured housing for herself and her child.Emily Hughes received a letter from her landlord...

Hyland Names Leitrim Senior Backroom Team

Recently appointed Leitrim Senior Football Team Manager Terry Hyland has revealed the members of his management team for 2019:Selector - Gary Donohue: The Drumreilly...

Roscommon Quarter-Finals: Five Things To Watch

Five things to watch out for in this Weekend’s Hodson Bay Hotel Roscommon Senior Football Quarter-FinalsThe Weather newsSo we’ve had storm Ali and...

Connacht Start With Buckley For Scarlets Vist

Robin Copeland is set for his Connacht debut as Andy Friend’s side take on Scarlets in the Guinness PRO14 in the Sportsground on Saturday.Copeland’s...

Michael (Mickie) Sharkey

Michael (Mickie) Sharkey.Felton Road, Boyle, Co. Roscommon.Thursday, September, 20th 2018.Husband of June, father of the late Paddy Sharkey.Sadly missed by his...

Kathleen (Kathy) Farrell

Kathleen (Kathy) Farrell.Dromad, Aughacashel, Co. Leitrim.Thursday, September, 20th peacefully at her home.She will be sadly missed by her relatives, neighbours and...

Ciaran Farrell

Ciaran Farrell , Derrygeel,Lanesboro,Co.Longford. unexpectedly at his residence.18th September 2018.Ciaran will be sadly missed and remembered with love by his family ,father Patrick,mother Pamela,...

LISTEN: Interview with new owner of iconic Carrick premises

A landmark building in Carrick-on-Shannon has sold to a local businessman.Gartlan’s newsagents in Bridge Street closed recently after serving the town for 80 years.The...

PODCAST: Focus on Carrick coffee roastery

One of the many businesses based in Leitrim’s technology enterprise centre, called the Hive in Carrick-on-Shannon, is a successful coffee roastery.Art of Coffee was...

PODCAST: Special focus on adult literacy

September is National Adult Literacy Month and the National Adult Literacy Agency has launched an information campaign called 'Take the First Step'.To find out...