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HSE says St Josephs centre in Ballaghaderreen could close

The Health Service Executive has confirmed a decision to close the mental-health day centre in Ballaghaderreen may be made in the coming weeks. But it...

File being sent to DPP after Carrick road crash

A file is being prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions following a single-vehicle road crash in Carrick-on-Shannon. Shortly before 1am on Friday, a car...

Hopkins claims Ballagh mental-health centre to close

There are fears that the mental-health day centre in Ballaghaderreen will close this week. Senator Maura Hopkins says Tony Canavan, the HSE’s chief officer for the...

Roscommon hospice to go to planning this summer

It's hoped that plans can be submitted for the new hospice at Roscommon University Hospital this summer. Construction is well under way on the sister...

Missing Scramogue woman’s body recovered from Shannon

A missing Roscommon woman's body has been recovered from the Shannon. Gardaí were concerned for Ann Neary, a 47-year-old from nearby Scramogue, because she hadn’t...

Community remains in the dark over the future of the Rosalie unit

A Castlerea councillor claims the community remains in the dark on the future of a health facility in the town. This week the Mental Health...

Denis Naughten gets Taoiseach’s full backing in INM controversy

The Taoiseach has accused Sinn Féin of looking for the head of his Communications Minister without giving him a fair hearing. Denis Naughten says he...

Woman gets bed in Roscommon Hospital after plea on Shannonside

A women from Roscommon has secured a bed at Roscommon University Hospital this evening despite being told earlier today that none would be available...

Thieves in armed raid on Strokestown bank

Gardaí are investigating an armed robbery on the Bank of Ireland branch in Strokestown. Four masked men are being sought following the incident, at 3pm...

Watchdog: Inadequate facilities in Castlerea health facility

The mental-health watchdog has called for improvements at the Rosalie unit in Castlerea. In a new inspection reports, it claims the premises needs to be...

Longford looking to finish season with cup win

Longford Rugby club will take on Naas in the Provincial Towns plate final in Edenderry at 3pm on Sunday. Longford have finished third in Division...

Renewed confidence in camp ahead of Finn Harps encounter

Longford Town knocked out  SSE Airtricity League Premier Division side Shamrock Rovers out of the EA Sports Cup on Tuesday night with a one...

Leddy salutes Muldoon’s contribution to the Connacht cause

After 327 games for Connacht their captain John Muldoon will be retiring after Saturday’s game with Leinster. The former International flanker will now join the...

Bernard (Benny) Browne

Bernard (Benny) Browne St Anne’s Terrace, Athlone. Thursday April 26th Reposing at Stella Maris Nursing Home Chapel today (Fri) from six o’clock with Removal at...

Joe Berrigan

Joe Berrigan Clonark, Cornafulla, Athlone. Thursday April 26th Reposing at Retreat Nursing Home Chapel tomorrow evening (Fri) from five o’clock until seven o’clock. Mass of the Resurrection on...

Bernadette Fallon

Bernadette Fallon. Forest View, Ballygar, Co. Galway and formerly of Gowla, Ballinamore-Bridge. Wednesday, April, 25th, 2018. Reposing at Moran’s Funeral Home, Ballygar tomorrow evening...

Fancy a cup of nettle tea?

Most of us would think of nettles simply as 'stinging weeds' However, before you throw it out of your garden and into your bin, take...

Is the Pope coming to the West?

  ''I have no confirmation..but it's not to say it mightn't happen'' Fr Richard Gibbons who is the Parish Priest in Knock spoke to us on...

Podcast: Sportsbeat 2304

Sportsbeat is on every Monday evening between 8 and 9. A look back on the Monaghan Stages Rally with Sean McCaffrey, as well interviews conducted by...