Saturday, October 21, 2017

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LISTEN: Boyle looks set for another jobs boost

Vention Medical is one of the biggest employers in Boyle, currently employing 140 people. The company specialises in developing interventional and surgical technologies and single-use...

Three arrested after seizure of €125,000 worth of drugs in Edgeworthstown

Gardai have arrested three people and seized €125,000 of drugs following a co-ordinated series of raids in Edgeworthstown. Two women in their 20s and 50s...

LISTEN: Angry scenes outside court after Longford mosque assault convictions

There have been angry scenes outside Longford District  Court this afternoon following the conviction of four men for assault at a mosque in Longford. The...
LEADER

Leitrim councillor blasts Minister over cut in Leader funding

A Leitrim councillor has slammed the government for withdrawing €10 million from this year's Leader funding for the improvement of local roads. The Local Improvement...

Major Boyle employer to continue to expand

One of the biggest employers in north Roscommon is set for further expansion and jobs growth in the coming years. Vention Medical, which was recently...
Longford court

Four men convicted of assault at Longford mosque

Four Edgeworthstown men have been convicted of an assault at a Longford mosque in 2015 Following a three day trial, Judge John Cheatle found four...

Public consultation into new Ballymahon to Athlone route

A public consultation event it to is held next week ahead of a plan to create an entirely new route linking Ballymahon to Athlone. Earlier...
EROC

Small number of Ballaghaderreen refugees leave EROC to take up permanent homes

The Department of Justice has confirmed a small number of the refugees initially housed in Ballaghaderreen have now moved on to permanent housing. The emergency...

New fears Roscommon mental-health facilities could close

New documents reveal the HSE is carrying out a full review of all mental-health day and training centres in the Roscommon region. There are a...
Credit Union

Call on Central Bank to extend Credit Union banking services

The branch manager of Boyle Credit Union is calling on the Central Bank to fast track the application to extend services at the financial...

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...