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Appeal for witnesses following fatal collision in Ballinasloe

Gardai in Ballinasloe are investigating a two vehicle fatal collision that occurred at Station Road at approximately 5.40pm yesterday evening. Two female pedestrians, both in...

TD Eugene Murphy defends decision to vote against holding a referendum on abortion

Fianna Fail TD Eugene Murphy is defending his decision to vote against the holding of a referendum on the 8th amendment. The Roscommon Galway representative...

CCTV inside St Mel’s Cathedral used to track down alleged suspect in distraction theft

A man is due in court next week after an alleged theft of a woman's purse from St Mel's Cathedral on Wednesday afternoon. A man...

Roscommon man hopes to book place in final of Ireland’s Got Talent tonight

A former Roscommon footballer is hoping to impress the judges on Ireland's Got Talent tonight to make it to the final of the popular...

Plans lodged for €1m innovation hub in Monksland

Planning permission is being sought for a state-of-the-art innovation hub in Monksland, south Roscommon. In its capital programme, Roscommon County Council allocated €3.9 million towards...
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Special mass for Longford man injured in Canada

A special mass is being held tonight in north Longford for a man who was seriously injured following a road crash in Canada recently. Mullinalaghta...

Bishop Duffy says we could be surprised by Popes message

Bishop Francis Duffy says he doesn't believe that Pope Francis will be visiting Clonmacnoise during his two day stay in Ireland this summer. Speaking on...
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Leitrim council owed €2.4m in unpaid commercial rates

A new audit reveals Leitrim County Council has accumulated unpaid commercial rates of €2.4 million. It also has housing rents and annuities arrears of €281,000...

Talks over contentious Athlone site break down

Discussions between Westmeath County Council and Bus Éireann over the Railway Field in Athlone have come to a deadlock. Members of Athlone Municipal District was...

Fire crews called to bogland in Mohill and Manorhamilton in recent days

Landowners are being urged to be extra vigilant over the coming weeks as the bog fire season begins. Leitrim Fine Officer Finian Joyce says that...

Roscommon aim for ladies intermediate title

TG4 Connacht ladies intermediate football final Sunday June 24: Sligo v Roscommon, Elvery’s MacHale Park, Castlebar, 2pm. Sligo, the holders, put their TG4 Connacht intermediate title...

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.

Luke Padian

Luke Padian Knockhall, Rooskey, Co. Roscommon June 23rd, peacefully at Mullingar regional hospital. Reposing at his residence today (Sun) from four o’clock until eight o’clock. Funeral mass...

Maura McMorrow

Maura McMorrow Carnamarve, Killargue, Dromahair, Co. Leitrim. Friday, 22nd June, at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital Drogheda.  sister of Sean McMorrow (Keadue) and Frank McMorrow (Killargue) Reposing at...

Packie McCormack

Packie McCormack Rathnagly, Tulsk, Co. Roscommon and Farnbeg, Strokestown, Co. Roscommon. Friday, June 22nd, suddenly at Roscommon University Hospital. He will be sadly missed by his loving...

LISTEN BACK: Friday’s JF Show panel

The rise and fall of David Drumm, the forthcoming Budget and the imminent heatwave: these were just some of the topics discussed by our...

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...