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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...
off-licence

Roscommon business wins Connacht/Ulster Off-Licence of the Year

A Roscommon business has won the title of Connacht/Ulster Off-Licence of the Year at the NoffLA Awards.Daly's Drinks, which is based in Boyle, was...
traditional

Roscommon flute player to feature on TG4 programme tonight

One of the Shannonside Northern Sound region's best known traditional musicians will be the subject a programme on TG4 tonight.The life and career of...
illegal breeding

West Roscommon pair sentenced over dog welfare issues

Two west Roscommon residents have been convicted of failing to safeguard the welfare of 86 dogs while involved in the operation of an illegal...
poster free

Anger after Shannonside politicians put up campaign material in poster-free zones

Anger has been expressed at several Shannonside-based politicians who have flouted 'poster free' zones in several towns and villages ahead of next month's General...

New e-learning spaces could also be developed in Roscommon and Longford by AIT

New e-learning spaces could be developed in Roscommon and Longford under a new scheme being launched by Athlone Institute of Technology today.The college is...

Ballinasloe hotel to remain closed until after the weekend following kitchen fire

Gullanes Hotel in Ballinasloe is expected to be closed for a number of days after a fire in the kitchen of the hotel this...
Bishop Kevin Doran

Bishop of Elphin urges people to think carefully about who they’ll vote for

The Bishop of Elphin is urging parishioners to think carefully about who they vote for in the general election.Bishop Kevin Doran wrote about...
AIL

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...
Longford-RFC

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...
Cathedral

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...