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Vulnerable people asked to stay away from busy Mullingar Hospital to stop flu spread

Children and other vulnerable people have been asked to stay away from "extremely busy" Mullingar Hospital.They issued a public notice today stating they're inundated...

Enterprise Ireland has ‘apparant lack of interest or involvement in Roscommon’ – Cummins

The Chief Executive of Roscommon is hitting out at Enterprise Ireland for what he's described as its lack of interest and involvement in Roscommon.Eugene...
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Man being treated in hospital after being rescued from the Shannon in Athlone

A man is being treated in hospital after being taken from the Shannon in Athlone earlier.Gardai say he entered the water near the Rowing...

Man taken to hospital after being rescued from Shannon in Athlone at lunchtime.

A man is being treated in hospital after being taken from the Shannon in Athlone earlier.Gardai say he entered the water near the Rowing...
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Community Employment Supervisors in Mullingar to highlight issues with pension entitlements

A public meeting is taking place in Mullingar today to highlight the plight of Community Employment Supervisors in the region who are trying to...
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Longford councillor calls for gritting at Newtowncashel school

The policy of Longford council with regard to the gritting of roads around the county came up for discussion at a meeting of Ballymahon...
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Recent rescue of 86 dogs in Roscommon to cost ISPCA €70,000

The recent rescue of 86 dogs from an illegal breeding operation in Roscommon will reportedly cost the ISPCA seventy thousand euro.ISPCA chief inspector Conor...
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New Bishop-elect of Achonry has been critical of the church in the past

The new Bishop-elect of Achonry has been critical of the church in the past and is not afraid to given his opinions.That's according to...

Papal Nuncio to celebrate a special mass in Ballaghaderreen this morning

The Papal Nuncio is to celebrate a special mass in Ballaghaderreen this morning.Archbishop Jude Thaddeus Okolo will be launching Catholic Schools week after 11am...

Over 180 submission on N61 upgrade options in south Roscommon

Over 180 submissions have been made so far on the proposed options for the upgrade of the N61 route between Ballymurray and Knockroghery in...
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Cashel Overcome Buccaneers

Cashel consolidated their position at the business end of the Energia All-Ireland League Division 2A when they put in a strong second-half showing to...
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Promotion Chasing Longford See Off Carlow

Longford kept their promotion plans on track with a 32-10 win over Carlow in Oak Park yesterday, writes Tommy Butler.Coming into the weekend Longford...

St. Brigids GAA Club Notes January 27

St. Brigids GAA Club notes 27 January 2020Lip Sync BattlesForget about all those new year resolutions, diets and weight loss If you can't sing,...

Patrick Casey

Patrick Casey, 14 Cloverwell, Edgeworthstown, Co. Longford. Sunday, 26th January suddenly. Predeceased by his father Liam and his brother Willie. Sadly missed by his...
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Pope Francis appoints Kildare priest as new Bishop of Achonry

Pope Francis has announced the appointment of Fr Paul Dempsey from Newbridge in Kildare as the new Bishop of Achonry.The position has been vacant...

Sean Mcgrath

Sean Mcgrath, Doonmorroughoe Strokestown Co. Roscommon. Saturday 25th January at Inishree Nursing Home Ballyleague. predeceased by his parents John J and Angela. He will be...

Podcast; ISPCA

On the Joe Finnegan Show on Monday morning-the recent rescue of 86 dogs from an illegal breeding operation in Roscommon- ISPCA chief inspector Conor Dowling...

Podcast: Vera Twomey

Vera Twomey is asking why  medicinal cannabis is not a major election issue.Vera spoke to the Joe Finnegan Show on Monday morning.Take a listen...

Podcast: Small Firms

With the election looming- The Joe Finnegan Show spoke about what concerns and wishes small firms have ahead of polling day.Joe was joined on...