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BREAKING: Roscommon fire strike suspended

The planned strike of more than 40 members of Roscommon Fire Service has been suspended.The dispute was over proposed changes as part of the...

Farmers protesting in Dublin over GLAS payments

Farmers say they can't afford to wait for payments owed to them since October.Over 9000 farmers are due payments under the environmental GLAS scheme.The...

OPW examining cheaper options than pipe at Lough Funshinagh

The Minister for the OPW claims that Roscommon County Council and the Geological Survey of Ireland are looking at a more cost-effective solution to flooding...

€5million Monksland development refused planning permission again

An Bord Pleanála has refused planning permission for a €5million development in Monksland, south Roscommon.Donie Kenny had sought to build a district centre, including...

Just half of Roscommon retail businesses submitted correct information – Valuation Office

Valuation officers meeting businesses in Roscommon over the last two days say only 50 percent of non-retail businesses submitted the additional information required to...

Significant increase in Leitrim drugs seizures – English

The Leitrim Superintendent has revealed that there was a significant increase in the number of drugs seizures in the county last year.At yesterday's meeting...

Athlone moves closer to ‘city’ status

Independent Alliance Deputy Kevin Boxer Moran says he's confident that Athlone can achieve Regional City Status under the National Planning Framework.The first proposals under...

Mullingar woman appeals for workers to join strike over Eighth Amendment

A Mullingar woman is part of a group urging all Irish employees to strike if a referendum on repealing the Eighth Amendment isn't called...

Four school bus routes withdrawn in Roscommon since 2015

New figures released by the Department of Transport indicate that four school bus transport routes have been withdrawn in Roscommon in the last two...

Angela Kerins loses High Court action

Angela Kerins has lost her High Court action against the Public Accounts Committee.The former CEO of the Rehab Group claimed its members acted beyond...

Alan O’Mara speaks about The Cycle against Suicide Campaign

The Cycle against Suicide Campaign has been throughout the Shannonside and Northern Sound region this week The cycle made its way through Cavan,Monaghan,Roscommon and...

Cork City are 12 points clear

Cork City are 12 points clear at the top after making it 11 wins from 11 in the SSE Airtricity League's Premier Division.  Sean...

Tributes paid to the late Donie Shine

Tributes are being paid this evening to the late Roscommon GAA legend, Donie Shine.The former Clann na nGael and Roscommon manager passed away this...

Donal (Donie) Shine

Donal (Donie) ShineDrum, Athlone, Co RoscommonFriday April 28th peacefully at home.Sadly missed by his wife Lil, daughters Karen, Clodagh and Susie, sons Mark and...

Stephanie Kiernan

Stephanie KiernanOakvale and late of Great Water Street, Longford.Friday April 28thPredeceased by her sisters Madge, Dolly, Mary and Ann, brothers Anthony, Paddy, Neddie and...

Paddy Dowler

Paddy DowlerGarrycam, Ardagh, Co Longford.Friday April 28th peacefully at home.Sadly missed by his wife Nancy, his daughter Debra, sisters Lily Fay (Edenderry) and Maureen...

Podcast: Living with Alzheimers – a carer’s role

Mona Wheatly from Threemilehouse in Monaghan and Ursula McGoey from Abbeyshrule in Longford both care for loved ones living with Alzheimers. Today on the...

PODCAST: Syrians’ views on life in Ballaghaderreen

One month after their arrival in Ballaghaderreen, several of the Syrian asylum-seekers have spoken to Shannonside FM of their mixed views of life at...

PODCAST: Roscommon women’s business scoops top AIB award

Roscommon town native, Rhona Hunt together with her fellow University of Limerick colleague Kevin Kellegher founded Ostoform three years ago.The business has just been...