Saturday, October 21, 2017

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LISTEN: Colm O’Donnell admits sadness as famous Keadue shop to close forever

O'Donnell's shop at Keadue is to be sold after closing tomorrow following 54 years' service in the north Roscommon village. It has been...
Unoccupied

Nearly one-in-six Roscommon homes unoccupied

Almost one in every six homes in County Roscommon are unoccupied. The latest figures released by the Central Statistics Office show that over 5 thousand...
Webcast

Roscommon Council spends €11k to webcast local authority meetings

Roscommon County Council has spent €11,000 on equipment to enable its meetings to be available to view on the internet from next Monday. The local...

End of an era in Keadue as O’Donnell’s to close after 53 years

Social welfare recipients in north Roscommon are set to be inconvenienced by the closure of a long-standing shop. O'Donnell's shop, run by Colm and Una...

CSO reveal Longford population boom

The latest census results show the population of Longford increased by over twice that of Leitrim and Roscommon combined in the last five years. The...
Moyvore meeting

Moyvore whiskey distillery plans come in for criticism at public meeting

Proposals to build a whiskey storage facility outside Moyvore village near the Longford/Westmeath border came in for some strong criticism at a public meeting...

August date for hearing on proposed Athlone bridge

An Bord Pleanala is to set aside two days for an oral hearing into proposals to build a new cycleway and pedestrian bridge across...

Midland regional hospital Mullingar deals with patient overcrowding

The Midland regional hospital in Mullingar is one of the most overcrowded facilities in the country today. 21 patients are waiting to be admitted for...

Forestry boss ‘sympathetic’ to Shannonside residents

The Director of the Irish Forestry and Forest Products Association says he is 'very sympathetic' to Shannonside residents who feel overwhelmed by the volume...

County Leitrim welcomes Syrian asylum seekers

Syrian asylum-seekers have arrived in Carrick-on-Shannon, where they are being accommodated in social housing. It was announced on Monday that a total of 14 families...

Aughnasheelin Bow Out Of Connacht Intermediate Championship

St.John’s 3-12 Aughnasheelin 0-3 Aughnasheelin bowed out of the Connacht intermediate football championship following a one sided defeat to Sligo’s St. John’s. Aughnasheelin failed to register a...

Roscommon Set For Leitrim Connacht Semi-Final

Roscommon and Leitrim were paired with each other in a potential 2018 Connacht Senior Football championship semi-final. Brendan Guckian’s side face the potential banana skin...

St. Michael’s Moment In Time Wins Out

St. Michael’s GAA, Roscommon have won a Digital Clock and Scoreboard courtesy of EirGrid as part of the GAA Moments in Time Online Competition. “First...

Lawrence (Larry) McGlynn

Lawrence (Larry) McGlynn Briskill, Newtownforbes, Co. Longford. Saturday, October 21st, in his 83rd year Reposing at his home tomorrow (Sun) from three o’clock until nine o’clock. Removal on...

Denis Igoe

Denis Igoe Pearsonsbrook, Glasson, Athlone. Friday October 20th peacefully in Roscommon Hospital. Deeply regretted by his wife Betty, daughter Maura, sons Liam, Michael, Denis, John, Oliver and...

Gerry Callaghan

Gerry Callaghan Drinane, Strokestown, Co. Roscommon. Friday, October 20th. Beloved husband of Teresa, adored Dad of Olivia and Fiona, much loved son of Tom and the late...

Podcast:Michael Glaveys win Roscommon intermediate title

Michael Glaveys have won their fifth Roscommon Mulryan Construction intermediate final while Fuerty lost their third final in a row. Glaveys defeated Fuerty  by...

Podcast: James McClean is Ireland’s Number One!

James McClean is the man of the Ireland's World Cup qualifying campaign! Martin O’Neill's side made the paly-off's for FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 on...

Podcast: Baseball a growing sport

Baseball is a minority sport in the country but that does not mean it hasn’t had its success  with the Comets team from Cavan are...