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Brexit extended until May 22nd

EU leaders have agreed to extend Brexit until May 22nd.However, the British Prime Minister HAS to get the withdrawal agreement through the House...

LISTEN: Rooskey locals happy with hotel decision but fears right-wing groups will exploit situation

Residents in Rooskey say they are happy the Department of Justice has finally acknowledged that the village was not suitable for hosting a centre...

Two local TDs hosting climate change conference in Athlone tonight

Two local TDs are hosting a major conference on climate change this evening.Roscommon/Galway Deputy Eugene Murphy claims that Ireland is now "bottom of...

Head of European parliament suggest Brexit extension only to April 11th

The head of the European Parliament has asked for any Brexit extension to not go beyond April 11th.That's just two weeks after the current...

Latvian man convicted of Longford 2016 murder

A father-of-one has been sentenced to life in prison for murdering a fellow drug dealer, who’d threatened his family over a €100 debt in...

‘Mr Moonlight’ trial hears Google searches about ‘body decomposition’ found on accused’s computer

Patrick Quirke’s murder trial has heard Google searches relating to body decomposition were carried out on a computer taken from his home.Mr. Quirke from...

Sligo-Leitrim TD calls on Minister to provide more beds at north-west hospital

A Shannonside TD has called on the Minister for Health to urgently allocate extra medical beds to Sligo University Hospital.Sligo-Leitrim deputy Eamon Scanlon says...

Fine Gael confirm Roscommon-Galway convention to take place next month

Fine Gael has arranged its selection convention for the Roscommon-Galway constituency.It'll take place on Monday, April 15th, in Roscommon town, at which it'll...

Huge increase in number of Roscommon farmers selling land

More farmers than ever last year in Roscommon decided to sell up their agricultural land according to a new survey by the Farmers' Journal.A...

Deliberations continuing in Longford murder trial

Deliberations are continuing in the trial of a Latvian man who is accused of murder in Longford over two years ago. Rihards Lavickis,...

Kenny Cycling Toward Roscommon Victory

Roscommon suffered a crushing Lidl NFL Division 3 defeat to Connacht rivals Sligo at Cloonacool last Sunday, a setback in their quest for promotion,...

Longford Travel To Athlone In El Classico

Neale Fenn expects a very tough and competitive El Clasico as the first midland’s derby of 2019 takes place in the Athlone Stadium tomorrow...

Carthy, Marmion And Dillane Return For Connacht

Jack Carty, Kieran Marmion and Ultan Dillane all return for Connnacht for their Guinness PRO14 clash with Benetton at the Sportsground tomorrow night.Carty and...

Louise Kelly (nee Crowe)

Louise Kelly (nee Crowe) 14 Cartron Breac, Longford Town, and formerly of Granard, Co. Longford. Wednesday, March, 20th suddenly at her home Predeceased by her father...

Ena Cox (née Mc Dermott)

Ena Cox (née Mc Dermott) Abbeytown, Boyle, County Roscommon. Thursday, March, 21st in her 96th year, peacefully surrounded by her family in the loving care of...

Valerie (Hazel) Early (nee Martin)

Valerie (Hazel) Early (nee Martin), 65 St. Patrick’s Park, Carrick-on-Shannon and formerly of Correen, Carrick-on-Shannon. Thursday, March 21st peacefully at St. Patrick’s Hospital surrounded...

LISTEN BACK: Rooskey Reacts as Minister caves on Direct Provision Centre

After the news team on Shannonside Northern Sound broke the story this morning that the Direct Provision Centre planned for Rooskey would not now...