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Boyle Courthouse on track to re-open in June

The redevelopment of the historic Boyle Courthouse is well under way and it's on track to open to the public for the June Bank...

Design tender for new rehab unit at Roscommon Hospital due in April

It's hoped that the design contract for the medical rehabilitation unit for Roscommon University Hospital will go out to tender in April.Representatives from...

Ballaghaderreen public invited to sign ‘welcome wall’ for Syrian refugees

People in the Ballaghaderreen area are invited to drop into Duffy's SuperValu today to sign a “welcome wall” for the Syrian refugees who are...

Longford councillor wants property tax linked to house prices

A Longford councillor wants local property tax to be changed to reflect rising house prices.Speaking at a Longford County Council meeting yesterday, Ger Farrell...

Calls for digital hub to be developed in Longford

There are calls for a digital hub, with a high-speed broadband, to be developed in Longford town.At a Longford County Council meeting this...

Jobs blow as Mohill hardware closes

A long-established hardware in Mohill is closing today, with the loss of five jobs.Stenson's Hardware in Mohill began trading in the town in 1992...

Gardaí in warning over Roscommon break-ins

People in the region are being asked to report any suspicious vehicles or activity to their local garda station immediately.The appeal comes after a...

Taoiseach attending Brexit event in Sligo tonight

Taoiseach Enda Kenny will be in Sligo tonight to address a public meeting on Brexit organised by Fine Gael.The meeting takes place in the...

Planning permission granted for indoor equestrian centre in Newtownforbes

An Bord Pleanála has granted planning permission for an indoor horse-riding arena to be developed in Newtownforbes, Co Longford.Last September, Longford County Council gave...

Castlerea Gardai investigating numerous burglaries in west Roscommon

Gardai in Castlerea are appealing for information on a spate of burglaries in west Roscommon on Wednesday evening.Six houses located in rural areas were...

Jonathan Walters Retires from International Team

Jonathan Walters has announced his retirement from football.The 54-times capped Republic of Ireland international has been forced to call time on his career due...

Creggs Looking to End 26 Year Wait

Creggs Rugby club play Connemara in the Connacht Junior Cup Final this Sunday at 3pm in the Sportsgrounds in Galway.Creggs will be hoping to...

Midland Moto Rally: Preview

The Admore Air Conditioning Corp Midland Moto Rally features a strong entry including reigning and several former national rally champions for Sunday’s nine stage...

Alex McHutcheon

Alex McHutcheon, Fallon Avenue, Roscommon and formerly of The Kilbride Inn, Tully, Strokestown, Co. Roscommon. Thursday, March 21st at Mullingar General Hospital. Predeceased by his...

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...

PODCAST: JF Show weekly panel

Today's weekly panel discussion on the Joe Finnegan Show involved Sheila Reilly, the head of digital with Iconic Media, along with well-known broadcaster Noel...

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...