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Castlebar Gardai urging Roscommon supporters to arrive as early as possible for Mayo clash

Gardai in Castlebar are urging Roscommon supporters travelling to the Connacht semi-final to try and arrive early on Saturday afternoon.Roadworks are underway on the...

Roscommon driver detected by Gardai doing 117km/h in 100km/h zone on ‘Slowdown Day’

Drivers across the Shannonside region are being warned to reduce their speed as a national day of action by the Gardaí rolls out across...

Irish Water to replace two large sections of mains in Castlerea

Irish Water is finalising preparations for the replacement of two large sections of mains in CastlereaIn partnership with Roscommon County Council, the first programme...

Gardai appeal for information after spate of thefts from sheds near Knockcroghery

Roscommon Gardaí are investigating three burglaries which occurred in the Culleen Hall area of Knockcroghery this week.It is believed that the three separate...

Voting underway in Local and European elections as well as referendum

Polls are now open across the Shannonside region in local, European elections as well as a referendum.In local elections, people are asked to mark...

New walk from Roscommon to Dublin approved as ‘National Famine Way’

A new trail from County Roscommon to Dublin has been officially approved as The National Famine Way.Pathways and signage has been inspected along the...

Senior roles in Roscommon mental health to be filled from next month

The Minister for Health has confirmed that three senior roles in Roscommon mental health services will be filled by staff in a temporary capacity...

Roscommon tourism looks set for boost from international travel agents visit

Roscommon could be set for a major tourism boost from visitors 'Down Under' with a number of travel Agents from Australia and New Zealand...

Man accused of Strokestown eviction assault not present in court

A district court has adjourned a case involving an alleged assault during a house repossession in Strokestown to October.The incident involving a 63-year-old man...
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Case against man accused of alleged assault at Strokestown eviction adjourned until October

A district court judge has adjourned a case against a man accused of an alleged assault at eviction in Strokestown until later this year.There...

Mayo Minors Crush Roscommon

Roscommon minors came crushing back down to earth after Mayo ran in 4-14 to secure a 21 point win.The game was effectively over after...

GAA Qualifiers Draw Takes Place on Monday

The first-round qualifier draw of the 2019 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship will take place on Monday morning May 27th.This first round draw involves the...

Sexton Returns For Leinster’s Pro-14 Final

Johnny Sexton's been recalled to the Leinster team for tomorrow's Guinness Pro14 final against Glasgow at Celtic Park.The world player of the year was...

Margaret (May) Sheridan (nee McKeever)

Margaret (May) Sheridan (nee McKeever) Holly Bank, Arva, Co. Cavan. Friday, May 24th, peacefully at Cavan General Hospital. Beloved wife of the late Michael. Loving mother of...

Michael O’Reilly

Michael O’Reilly Ardagh, Co. Longford. Friday, May 24th, peacefully in the loving care of the nurses and doctors at the Mater Hospital, Dublin. Reposing at his home...

Mai Neary (nee O’Donnell)

Mai Neary (nee O’Donnell) Tanseyfield, Elphin, Co. Roscommon. Thursday, May 23rd, peacefully in her 100th year, surrounded by her loving family, in the wonderful...

PODCAST: Concern over Longford portrayal in Prime Time migration segment

Longford resident Parvez Butt spoke to The Joe Finnegan Show on Monday morning to express his concern over how Longford had been portrayed -...

LISTEN: Agri Minister says no factories will benefit from €100m Beef Aid

Agriculture Minister Michael Creed claimed this morning that no factories will be in line to benefit from the €100m beef aid package that has...

PODCAST: EU Election Candidate Interview Cavan Monaghan TD Brendan Smith

Cavan Monaghan Fianna Fáil Deputy and former Minister Brendan Smith joined Joe Finnegan in studio to discuss his bid for a seat in Europe in...