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Shannonside pensioners set to protest cuts to payments this week

Dozens of pensioners in the Shannonside region are set to form part of a protest about cuts to pensions at the Dail later this...

Pharma giant announces 20 new jobs for Athlone

A pharmaceutical company in Athlone has announced plans to create another 20 jobs.PPD Laboratories has lodged a planning application with Westmeath County Council for...

Roscommon IFA issues warning after farm tragedy

The chairman of Roscommon IFA has issued a warning to farmers after a substantial loss of livestock in a slurry tragedy.Eight cattle, valued at...

St Nathy’s College to hold special mass to remember tragic Stephen O’Gara

St Nathy's College in Ballaghaderreen is holding a special Mass tomorrow in memory of one of its former students who died in a tragic...

Fianna Fail confirms chosen four to battle it out at Roscommon – Galway convention

Fianna Fáil has confirmed four candidates have decided to let their names go forward for the party's general election selection convention in the Roscommon-Galway...

LISTEN: Sister of Rosalie Unit resident fears her brother will be forced to leave...

A sister of a resident of the Rosalie unit fears her brother won't be able to spend the rest of his life in Castlerea...

LISTEN: Survivor of abuse in Moate school speaks out

Residential Institutions Survivors Network new web service is to encourage residential institutions survivors to work together to give their own voice to important matters.Survivors in...

Roscommon’s Orla Leyden pulls out of Fianna Fáil race

The cathaoirleach of Roscommon County Council, Orla Leyden, has pulled out of the Roscommon-Galway general election race.The popular public representative had previously indicated she...

Concern in Ballinasloe at recent high water levels following bad weather

The government has been called on to prioritise flood relief efforts in Ballinasloe after concern was expressed that water levels in the town had...

Serioulsy ill Tulsk woman describes Sligo A+E as ‘like a scene out of ER’

A seriously ill Roscommon woman has described her experience of the emergency department in Sligo University Hospital as 'like a scene out of ER'.Edel,...

Donie Shine senior to be given hall of fame award posthumously

Its been announced that the Hall of Fame award for 2017 at the Roscommon sports star of the year awards  is being posthumously given...

Local teams all set for All Ireland volleyball finals

Three schools in the region are all set for the All-Ireland schools volleyball finals which take place in UCD on Thursday.There's a unique all...

Mathews feels O’Neill club rumours unhelpful to international side

Stoke City appointed Paul Lambert as the club’s new manager after a week of speculation linking republic of Ireland boss Martin O’Neill to the...

Coillte agrees to review forestry work in Mote Park

Coillte has agreed to suspend all harvesting works in Mote Park until a new forest-management plan is agreed.Planned tree-felling at the Roscommon town facility...

James (Jimmy) Rabbitte

James (Jimmy) RabbitteBoher, Streamstown, Mullingar, Co Westmeath.Monday January 15th suddenly at his home.Reposing in Rooney’s Funeral Home Ballymore tomorrow (Thurs) from five o’clock until...

Nuala Sheeran (Nee Conlon)

Nuala Sheeran (Nee Conlon)Alderford, Ballyfarnon, Boyle, Co. Roscommon.January 16th peacefully (in her 92nd year) surrounded by and in the tender care of her...

Should B and B’s charge a booking deposit?

 You heard it here last week – the Restaurants association of Ireland is calling on its members to request non - refundable deposits to...

SLURRY SPREADING AND THE FODDER CRISIS

Slurry spreading will begin on farms across the region in the coming weeks when the closed period comes to an end.Counties in Zone B...

Social media and young people’s moods

Over one thousand secondary school students have entered the competition and previous winners have gone on to become billionaires.Students from St Bricin's college, Belturbet...