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Roscommon

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,...
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Consular assistance being offered to family of Roscommon teenager killed in Lanzarote

The Department of Foreign Affairs is providing consular assistance to the family of the Ballaghaderreen man who was killed in Lanzarote at the weekend.Stephen...

Family members in plea to Minister over Castlerea facility

A group of family members of residents in Áras Naomh Chaoilain in Castlerea has written to a senior HSE official and the Health Minister...

Tributes to Ballagh teenager after Lanzarote tragedy

Tributes are being paid to the 18-year-old Ballaghaderreen man who died in a tragic accident in Lanzarote at the weekend.He was holidaying in the popular...

Ballaghaderreen man dies in Lanzarote tragedy

A 18-year-old Ballaghaderreen man has died tragically in Lanzarote.According to reports in west Roscommon, the college student was holidaying with family in the popular...

Households in the region are encouraged to use new energy saving kits

Residents in Roscommon and Leitrim are being encouraged to take advantage of new home energy saving kits which are available at their local libraries.The...

Boyle may be set to get state-of-the-art CCTV

 Boyle may be set to become the latest Shannonside town to get a state-of-the-art CCTV system.At a recent meeting of the north Roscommon town's...

Seven-hour trolley wait for 90 year-old Ballinasloe woman

A Ballinasloe man whose 90-year-old mother was waiting on a trolley at Portiuncula hospital for seven hours recently says we don't complain enough.Enda has...

Michael Glavey All-Ireland Semi-Final called off

Michael Glaveys All-Ireland intermediate semi-final game with Kilanerin has been postponed due to heavy overnight rain in Tullamore.A new date will be confirmed as...

RDFL Challenge cup draws

The draws for the Preliminary Round and Round 1 of the RDFL Challenge Cup were made  at the League Headquarters in Lecarrow under the...

Longford Towns Aodh Devlin featured for the under 19 side

The Republic of Ireland Under-19s defeated an ETB FAI Select XI 3-0  at the AUL Complex, Clonshaugh on Thursday afternoon. The side featured Longford...

Mary O’Reilly (nee Walshe)

Mary O'Reilly (nee Walshe).Castlequarter, Coosan, Athlone and formerly of Knockmore, Ballina, Co. Mayo.Sunday, January, 21st peacefully.Predeceased by her husband Donal. Sadly missed by...

Kathleen Casey

Kathleen Casey.Mahoraveen, Lanesboro, Co Longford.Saturday, January, 20th peacefully at Costello’s Nursing Home, Ballyleague.Predeceased by her father Martin, her mother Annie and her brother...

Máire Madden (née Mullen)

Máire Madden (née Mullen).Grangebeg, Boyle, Co. Roscommon.Reposing at her son Enda’s home in Grangebeg tomorrow (Mon) from four o’clock until eight o’clock.Funeral arriving...

Podcast:sidebyside 21012018

Joe McGrath,Eamon OConnor and Patsy Lee present Side by side

SPECSAVERS ITEM

 What type of glasses would suit a square or a round face?Fiona Ferguson from Specsavers opticians in Longford joined us on the show to...

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...