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Shannonside sports groups share €275,000 in grants

Sporting groups across the Shannonside region are celebrating today after receiving grants of €275,000.The biggest winner is St. Kevins GAA Club in Castlerea which...

Father of four left wheelchair bound following ‘one-kick’ Roscommon assault

A 44-year-old man has been jailed for five years for a one kick assault in Roscommon that has left his victim wheelchair bound.Roscommon Circuit...

Hopes new tech innovation hub at former Providers site in Longford will boost...

A former president of Longford Chamber of Commerce claims the innovation and tech hub planned for Longford town will create a number of jobs....

Shannonside TD calls for help to allow rural communities provide buses to and...

An Independent TD in the Shannonside region claims legislation needs to be enacted now to allow community groups to provide mini buses to create...

Newtowngore postmistress’s devastation as iconic business closes

The postmistress at Newtowngore has spoken of her deep sadness at closing the longstanding post office and shop.Martina Gorby has run the Co...

Ballagh chamber secures office base

Ballaghaderreen Chamber of Commerce has secured an office presence in the town.A business in Barrack Street, called Online Services, has agreed to be...

Longford teenager pleads guilty to assault causing serious harm last year

A teenager has pleaded guilty to one charge of assault causing serious harm following an incident in Longford in February of last year. The...

Longford conflict analyst offers assistance to ease tensions over Rooskey refugee plan

An expert in conflict analysis has claimed Rooskey could benefit greatly from 80 asylum-seekers moving to the village.Dr Shelley Deane, from Longford town,...

Longford Council agrees plan to demolish iconic Providers building

Longford County Council has revealed plans to demolish the old Providers building at the corner of Richmond Street and Main Street, and replace it...

Public invited to view proposed art piece for Athlone’s Church St

The public are being invited to select a preferred sculpture to be installed on the new streetscape on Church street.The first piece 'Mask...

Connacht Set for Challenge Cup Quarter-Final With Sale

Connacht will travel to Sale Sharks in the quarter-finals of the European Challenge Cup.Connacht saw off Sale 20-18 in the Sportsgrounds last weekend, before...

GAA Announce Allianz League Ticket Price Increase

Tickets for Roscommon’s games in the Allianz National League will increase from next Saturday.There are also increases to ticket prices at the All-Ireland qualifiers,...

Connacht Secure Challenge Cup Quarter-Final Spot

Connacht have qualified for the quarter-finals of the European Challenge Cup after a 33-27 win over Bordeaux BeaglesKiltoom man Jack Carty scored a late...

Kieran O’Connor

Kieran O'Connor Tormey Villas and late of Cushla, Monksland, Athlone. Saturday, 19th January. Peacefully. Sadly missed by his loving wife Ann, daughters Caroline and Laura, sons Brendan, Kieran...

Michael Hughes

Michael Hughes. Deanscurragh, Longford. Friday, 18th January. Peacefully at The Regional Hospital Mullingar. Predeceased by his wife Marie (nee Halligan). Sadly missed and remembered with love by...

Jim Garvey

Jim Garvey. Castle Street, Elphin, Co Roscommon. Friday 18th January. Peacefully at Oakwood Nursing Home, Ballaghadereen. Predeceased by his father Pat, Mother Ellen, brother Sean, sisters...

LISTEN BACK: First Dates Ireland local “High on fresh air and water from the...

😍Have Carol Ann from Leitrim & Cathal from Monaghan found love on First Dates Ireland? 😘 The Free spirited dance facilitator Carol Ann (32)...

PODCAST: Roscommon businessman slams VAT hike

There are fears that some local businesses will close because of the increase in VAT in the hospitality sector.The tax for hotels and...

LISTEN BACK: Rooskey local talks rural realities in aftermath of arson attack

Seamus joined Joe Finnegan this morning to discuss the realities of living in rural Ireland following the change in the roads legislation and the...