On-Air Now

  • shannon-default
    The Wind That Blows with Martin Donohue

Roscommon

Roscommon native elected chairman of Social Democrats

A Roscommon man who's been elected as chairman of the Social Democrats party says they want to contest in as many constituencies as possible...
Bishop Kevin Doran

Elphin bishop: Abortion legislation could lead to euthanasia

The Bishop of Elphin has defended his claims that if the Eighth Amendment is repealed, it could lead to the legalisation of euthanasia in...

Minister announces €30 million for improving local roads

The Transport Minister has announced more than €30 million in funding today to improve roads across the Shannonside region.The biggest beneficiary is Roscommon, where €13.7...

Council may revoke permission for Ballinasloe waste facility

Plans for a controversial waste transfer site in Ballinasloe are set to be discussed at Galway County Council's monthly meeting today.The local authority is...
Galway University Hospital

130 people on trolleys in local hospitals

Hospitals in the Shannonside region are again experiencing major overcrowding today, with more than 130 people waiting on beds.University Hospital Galway has the highest...

Public meeting over threatened closure of Castlerea unit

A public meeting has been organised in the campaign to prevent a Castlerea health facility from closing.There are grave fears for the future of...
IDA

Government accused of favouring major cities for job creation over counties like Roscommon and...

The Government's accused of bringing jobs to cities like Dublin and Galway at the expense of counties like Roscommon, Mayo and Waterford.Fianna Fail's spokesperson...

Boyle man hoping for Oscar glory next month

A Boyle man, who co-founded one of the world's most successful animation studios, says it'a great honour to be once again nominated for an...

Work on the N61 entrance to Roscommon town will take until 2019 to be...

Work on the new N61 entrance to Roscommon town will take until April 2019 to be completed.Earlier this week, it was announced that the...

PODCAST: Keogh pulls out of Fianna Fáil convention

Councillor John Keogh has pulled out of Fianna Fáil's general election selection convention in the Roscommon-Galway constituency but, as he revealed on Friday's Let's...

World Championship Bronze For Shane Ryan

Shane Ryan has claimed 50m Backstroke bronze at the World Championship in China.Ryan swam 22.76 seconds to take bronze, just point one eight of...

Sexton Starts To Captain Leinster Against Bath

Johnny Sexton has passed his fitness test and will line out for Leinster against Bath in the Aviva Stadium for their Heineken Champions Cup...

Connacht Set For Perpignan Return Test

Connacht Head Coach Andy Friend has named Academy players Conor Fitzgerald and Kieran Joyce in his starting team for the trip to Perpignan in...

Tommy (Cuchi) Nolan

Tommy (Cuchi) Nolan 58 Main Street, Edgeworthstown, Longford. Friday, December 14th, peacefully at Tullamore hospital. Deeply regretted by his wife Ann, Sisters Anne and Helen, brothers-in-law, sister-in-law,...

Gerry Higgins

Gerry Higgins Cartron, Ballinagare, Co. Roscommon. Friday, December 14th. Reposing at Brady’s Funeral Home, Elphin tomorrow evening (Sun) from four o’clock until seven o’clock....

John Leonard

John Leonard, Kilmalaw, Aughrim, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway. Friday, December 14th, in his 97th year.Reposing at The Sacred Heart funeral home, Kilconnell,...

LISTEN: It’s time to march for Rural Ireland, who’s with Mick?

Mick in Roscommon says it's time for Irish people to follow the French example and get the yellow vests out. He says he's fed...

LISTEN BACK: Shamrock 165 The Unknown Flight

On Tuesday, Evelyn Rooney and Peggy Lennon spoke to Joe Finnegan in studio to tell the story of their relative Evelyn Belton who died...

Podcast: Sportsbeat- Mullinalaghta Special

Mullinalaghta became the Leinster senior football champions on Sunday with a 1-08 to 1-06 victory over Kilmacud Crokes in Tullamore.On Sportsbeat presented by Kevin...