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New searches for Strokestown man missing for a month

New searches are to begin in Strokestown tomorrow for a local resident who has been missing for a month.Lithuania native Tomas Martinkus had been...

N5 Scramogue to Ballaghaderreen upgrade moves to next stage

An Bord Pleanala has approved planning for the N5 Scramogue to Ballaghaderreen upgrade.The government gave the project the green light in December 2017...

Rathcroghan Manager says festival marking Tulsk’s ”Oweynagat” would benefit entire Roscommon area

The manager of the ancient Rathcroghan complex is urging Fáilte Ireland to consider incorporating Oweynagat into a Hallow'een festival planned for county Meath.The tourism...

Ex-Garda tells judge he was assaulted during house repossession in Strokestown

A retired Garda has alleged he was subjected to a serious assault during the repossession of a house at Falsk, Strokestown, last month.Kevin Taylor,...

Athlone woman given fine and community service following fatal motorcycle crash

A 41 year-old learner driver from Athlone who fatally injured a motorcyclist has avoided jail.Tracy O'Neill, who was driving unaccompanied when the crash happened,...

Anti-eviction protesters attend Harristown court as men appear in connection with Falsk allegations

About 25 anti-eviction protesters gathered outside a court in Castlerea today at which two men were appearing in connection with the alleged incidents at...

Roscommon mother fatally injured in Ballinlough crash to be laid to rest today

The funeral takes place later today of a Roscommon mother of three who died in hospital earlier this week following a road crash in...
Harristown Court

Two men charged in connection with alleged incidents in Strokestown due back in court

Two men charged in connection with alleged incidents following an attack on house in Strokestown before Christmas are due back in court this morning.PJ...

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...

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...