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Ballaghaderreen man dies in Lanzarote tragedy

A 18-year-old Ballaghaderreen man has died tragically in Lanzarote.According to reports in west Roscommon, the college student was holidaying with family in the popular...

Households in the region are encouraged to use new energy saving kits

Residents in Roscommon and Leitrim are being encouraged to take advantage of new home energy saving kits which are available at their local libraries.The...

Boyle may be set to get state-of-the-art CCTV

 Boyle may be set to become the latest Shannonside town to get a state-of-the-art CCTV system.At a recent meeting of the north Roscommon town's...

Seven-hour trolley wait for 90 year-old Ballinasloe woman

A Ballinasloe man whose 90-year-old mother was waiting on a trolley at Portiuncula hospital for seven hours recently says we don't complain enough.Enda has...

Angry scenes over tree-felling in Roscommon park

Planned tree-felling work at Mote Park near Roscommon town today led to angry scenes between protesters and workers.The work has been suspended until a meeting...

New planning application for €8m waste plant near Ballagh

A group of residents has vowed to continue to vigorously oppose the controversial waste-to-energy facility in west Roscommon.The group was reacting to the official...

Fitzmaurice remains in the race for president

Shannonside TD Michael Fitzmaurice has claimed that he will rule himself out of the race to become Ireland's next president if a suitable Independent...
Bishop's palace Balllaghadereen

Sale completed of bishop’s palace in west Roscommon

The sale of the historic bishop's palace in Ballaghaderreen has been completed.Edmondstown House, a three-storey listed building that was built in 1864, was put...

Minister Naughten says no landfill dump will be developed in Ballinasloe

Environment Minister Denis Naughten says there's no question of a landfill dump being developed in Ballinasloe.The Roscommon based Minister was one of a number...
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GRA welcomes increase in Garda numbers at Castlerea station

The Garda Representative Association is welcoming the allocation of additional members for Castlerea Garda station in Co Roscommon.The station is designated as an area...

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...

John Leonard

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

James (Jimmy) Reilly

James (Jimmy) Reilly. Clonellan and 5 St. Mary’s Drumlish, Co. Longford, in his 81st year. Wednesday, 12th December peacefully at the Portiuncula Nursing Home, Multifarnham. Reposing at...
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Chriss McManus (nee Byrne)

Chriss McManus (nee Byrne) Curraghill, Drumshanbo, Co. Leitrim. Wednesday, December, 12th peacefully after a short illness. Pre-deceased by her husband Don, brothers Tommy, Jay...

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...